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That jams the transmission’s parking pawl against its ratchet mechanism.
Also on Friday, Ford issued a safety recall for 161 vehicles in North America that could be missing a roll pin that attaches the park pawl rod guide cup to the transmission case.
Picture a complex spine under the fish’s eye that operates like a ratchet and pawl, laterally locking into place like two sharp arms.
As the line paid out, the level wind pawl traversed the face of the reel, once, twice, and stopped just shy of the third, about 30 feet down.
Inside are Duragear brass gears and Eversilk coated pinion shaft and pawl, and there's even a lube port to keep things running smoothly.
Ratcheting screwdrivers contain a gear-and-pawl mechanism that isolates the handle from the stem, allowing you to turn the screw many times without having to reposition your hand.
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