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If your wheels are spinning, then don't worry. From the engine and transmission's perspective there's no difference between the wheels spinning or turning normally. The problem comes in when the wheels don't spin and you feel a dull thud instead. That means you're shocking your transmission, which will damage it. When tuners increase the performance of your ...


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Attempting to produce wheelspin may also result in a burnt-out clutch if the tyres have more grip than expected - your clutch will slip and burn instead.


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If you cannot feel the vibration in the steering wheel it is unlikely that the problem will be related to wheel balance or alignment. The symptoms described sound awfully similar to what I recently experienced with my Touareg after it came back from a two-week dealership visit; I could feel severe vibrations over a range of speeds (and in reverse) on ...


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In theory, the harder you accelerate or decelerate(brake), the more you put stress on the different parts. Most stressed parts when accelerating, in this order: Gearbox gears Crankshaft Fly bearings Piston rings etc etc. Most stressed parts when braking: Forks and the rubber buffers Wheel hub Tires


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I think the problem may be the torque converter in the transmission. According to this article on Class Actions News, there was a lady who had a similar issue on their 2005 Odyssey which they brought class action lawsuit against Honda for this problem. There was a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) which was issued for 2007, 2008, and some 2009 Odysseys (but ...


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Yes you are putting more wear and tear on your car if you drive like a race car driver. There is a reason granny's old garage kept car retains the most value. She drove it nice and so its has had an easy life. Driving your car like your a cop on the other hand is like driving your car into the ground. There is a reason cops get new cars every 5 years. ...


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The short answer is probably not, but you are creating undue hardship on the internals that will likely lead them to fail earlier than they would otherwise. When you drive your car, you are putting wear and tear on basically everything. Driving your car harder (accelerating quickly, stopping abruptly) just adds to the wear you are putting on it. Even just ...


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Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately, depending on your viewpoint), that is not a broken lug nut, but the nut which is formed into the plastic hub cap. Take the hub cap off and you'll see the lug nuts. If you notice, there are seven lugs on the hub cap. When you take that off, there will be eight lugs on the wheel itself. This is a standard hub cap for the ...


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As all 4 tires are same in your car all rotate at same speed(particular condition) they also brake at similar speed but it you use smaller tires at rear they will rotate at comparatively at higher speed causing faster wear for tires as well as brakes(your car is not having Disc at rear) so I would recommend you to stick to originals and other reasons are ...


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If there are no noticeable rocks/debris as Steve states another possibility is it may be normal noise. Tires will deform slightly when rolling to form a flat contact patch with the road surface. When this happens the rubber treads stretch and compress and make "groaning" sounds. The quality and type of rubber, the tread pattern, and the age of the tire ...


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Common causes from personal experience are general related to stones or pebbles jammed somewhere. Places to check are in the tyre treads themselves and also between the brake disc and the dust guard behind the disc (don't burn yourself though as the disc can become quite hot after recent operation).


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It is necessary that you get your vehicle aligned when doing any of the following: Any suspension work which might involve geometry (ie: bushings, ball joints, steering linkage, rack & pinion, etc.) Strut replacement Change of rims to different sizes (ie: non-standard, wider, taller, etc.) If the vehicle is pulling (see NOTE #1 below) to one side or ...



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