Questions tagged [fwd]

A powertrain where only the front wheels are providing forward traction.

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Mismatched brand tires on back, bad on high speeds?

Wouldn't post a new question if the internet wasn't full of "Yep, perfectly fine" one one side and "Nope, you're going to hit the closest tree" on the other side. Driving a FWD Volvo S40 2.4i. ...
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Does Torque Steer damage The Car?

Other than the obvious uneven/premature wear of the tires, is there any damage that torque steer may cause to the car's drivetrain or surrounding components?
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Why when I turn the front wheels by hand, the crankshaft doesn't rotate?

I'm after head gasket replacement and I'm trying to adjust valve clearance. 2 wheels of a fwd 1995 Renault Twingo are lifted off the ground, the engine is in gear, but the crankshaft doesn't turn ...
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Where is extra fuel consumption in RWD and AWD cars dissipated?

I have understood that rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) cars are less fuel efficient than front-wheel drive (FWD) cars, and that for this reason most cars sold today are FWD. I'm ...
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Different distance between the end of the front fender and the beginning of the front door on FWD and RWD cards

Why the distance between the end of the front fender and the starting point of the front door of a vehicle is different in RWD and FWD cars? I am talking about the gap marked with red in this pic: ...
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What's wrong with my car?

I need Some opinions on 1992 prelude i have. Its the f22a1 5 speed . But I was coming home other day and going into 3rd and it made a odd banging noise then lost the gears. It wouldn't go into any ...
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My AWD car has a FWD option. Why/When would/should I use FWD?

First, it doesn't save fuel. "Auto" mode sends some power to the rear wheels a little, coming from a full stop, even if no slippage is detected, so it gives that nice "RWD push" feel. 2WD mode seems ...