Can you run front wheel only on a 4-wheel drive car?

Answer Most 4-wheel drive vehicles allow the driver to switch between 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive. Using 4-wheel drive is beneficial in the mud and snow. All-wheel drive vehicles automatically switch from 2... Read More »

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Can studded snow tires be on the front wheels only for front wheel drive vehicles?

Manufacturers recommend studded snow tires to be put both on front and rear axles of a front wheel drive vehicle. If studded snow tires are used only on the front axles, the vehicle may experience ... Read More »

What is the difference between front-wheel drive& rear-wheel drive?

Historically, most cars were rear-wheel drive. Then in the 1970s, in an effort to save weight and fuel, manufacturers began switching to front-wheel drive. A side benefit was added traction in wet ... Read More »

Is the 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive?

The 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS is a front-wheel drive vehicle. This means it has a transversely-mounted engine and the front wheels "pull" the vehicle, rather than the rear wheels "pushing" it. In the ... Read More »

How Do I Repair Front Wheel Bearings on a 2003 Ford F350 4-Wheel Drive?

Front wheel bearings are part of the hub bearing assembly, which controls the vehicle's movement. Wheel bearings rotate in the hub and allow the wheel to turn when the vehicle is in motion. Wheel b... Read More »