Tag: differentials

22 Posts

Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?
Feb 23, 2019

Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?

Dear Car Talk

AWD cars can be confusing when only one tire goes bad

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Whining Noise May Be Coming from the Dealer
Jun 28, 2018

Whining Noise May Be Coming from the Dealer

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Differential whine happens--but shouldn't in this case.

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Noises from Her Jeep Could Mean It's a Heap
Mar 13, 2018

Noises from Her Jeep Could Mean It's a Heap

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'Whistling teapot' sounds could mean a steep mechanic bill.

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May 05, 2016

How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

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Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

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why does my four-wheel-drive truck bind up in 4WD
May 05, 2016

How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

Dear Car Talk

Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

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Used Mercedes 240D needs new differential
Sep 24, 2013

Today: Emma Needs Second Opinion Before Buying

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Emma is looking for her first car and she's fallen for a 1975 Mercedes 240D that will likely need its differential replaced very soon. Should she try to negotiate the price with the seller or just walk away? Tom thinks Emma is a young woman of extremely refined tastes, but Ray cautions that the car may spend a lot of time parked in her driveway. Read the case for and against, right here.

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When to change the oil for differentials on a Toyota Tacoma
Sep 01, 2011

Today: Does Mike need to get the oil in his differentials changed?

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I have a general maintenance question for you guys Every time I go to get the oil changed on my Toyota Tacoma the service man always tries to sell me an oil change for the differentials I always decline because...

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what causes a transaxle growling sound
Jul 01, 2010

Is there any hope for Mark's failing Sienna van?

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The transaxle differential bearing on my '98 Toyota Sienna van is growling like a cat in the vet's office. This has been going on for about 5,000 miles now. Lately it has become more intense -- just like the cat does...

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Subaru shakes on left turn
Apr 01, 2010

Piper's Subaru shakes like mad on left turns. Can Tom and Ray help?

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I have a manual-transmission 2000 Subaru Forester with 126,000 miles that I've had since it had 12 miles on it. I also have a 1-month-old baby. As a new mom, my car has me a little worried. During the past year, it has...

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