How to Check the Drive Shaft on a Motorhome?

Answer Over time, drive shaft components on a motorhome will wear out and require replacement. Because of the weight of the vehicle, U-joints can tend to fail before they might on a lighter vehicle. Also,... Read More »

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How to Remove the Rear Drive Shaft From a Subaru All Wheel Drive?

Removing the rear drive shaft or propeller shaft from your all-wheel-drive Subaru may vary depending on the model, but the basic system is the same across the Subaru line. The all-wheel-drive syste... Read More »

Shaft Drive vs. Belt Drive?

All motorcycles use one of three technologies to transfer power from the engine to the back wheel: chain drive, belt drive or shaft drive. Chain-drive has been around as long as the motorcycle has.... Read More »

What Is a Drive Shaft?

A drive shaft is an elongated round shaft, usually made of steel, that runs from the engine to gears that turn the wheels of a vehicle. The pistons of an engine transfer their power to a set of gea... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Bad Drive Shaft?

Troubleshooting a bad drive shaft can be frustrating. Some of the signs of a bent or imbalanced drive shaft are the same as those for an out of balance tire. Drive shafts are made of steel and alum... Read More »