Questions tagged [differential]

A planetary gear train which sits between the engine and driven wheels to allow them (driven wheels) to spin at different relative speeds with each other to account for varying paths taken (varying surface, turning etc.)

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aluminium particulates in manual transmission oil

I've removed the center differential part(s) from a 2001 subaru legacy to find that one of the internal parts lost its alignment/position (began to move axially) and began wearing away small areas of ...
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Fj cruiser rear diff lock

I bought a 2009 FJ cruiser and I can see the rear differential lock motor on the rear differential but I don't have any switch inside to activate it ? Is there any way to add a switch to be able to ...
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Gear oil boiling and burning in front differential

When I engage 4WD on my (normally rear-wheel drive) Toyota Hilux (KUN26R) and give it some hard job to do (like drive the front wheels on a 10cm high sleeper lying on the ground, or just turn the ...
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BMW e83/2008 X3 rear wheels skidding at low speed turns

After replacing worn gear in transfer case actuator servo motor, I noticed that rear wheels appear to be skidding on dry surface when I try to brake or accelerate at low speeds with steering wheel ...
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Cracks on both front and back differential - Normal?

AUDI A4 2012 2TFSI QUATTRO - I took my car into a service centre for a check and was told both differentials have got have cracks. Car is still on motor plan, took it into Audi to be replaced and was ...
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All Wheel Drive 2010 Toyota Venza vibration/shaking

My 2010 AWD Toyota Venza vibrates when I am driving at 35-55 km/h. The vibration seems to go away at speeds below 35 km/h or higher than 55 km/h. During vibration the steering wheel does not shake at ...
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How to adjust differential's carrier bearings without any special tool

This differential unit comes with threaded adjusters for both carrier bearing. The car manual talks about using dial and torque gauges to adjust the bearings preload, but I don't have any of those ...
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Mercedes Benz W203 C-Class C220 CDI whining noise

I have my W203 (Automatic Transmission 722.6) that is killing me with this whining noise when i let the release the gas pedal and the sound change intensity depending on the speed. It starts when ...