3.2 STANDARD type EGS
The STANDARD type EGS is a shift lever intended to be mounted on the right side of the driver. Left
side mounting is also possible (software modification - decal modification).
front view of a standard type EGS
3.3 KICKDOWN option
The GRIP type EGS is also available with a shift lever integrated PUSH BUTTON, which is used for
the kickdown function.
Usually it's used for requesting a downshift from 2nd to 1st gear, which is dropped after a direction
change (used on wheeled loaders) :
F2 ⇒ kickdown ⇒ F1 ⇒ R2.
This is called kickdown.
If however the speed is too high, the kickdown request is stored for a certain time. If during this time
the speed has not slowed down sufficiently, the request is dropped.
This kickdown function is NOT used on "low speed direction change" applications.
The kickdown function can also be assigned to an external input for the EGS to suit those applications
needing REMOTE KICKDOWN control.
EGS user manual. Page 4 of 25
Document reference : egsman4.doc
Revision date: 07/04/97
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