How to Fix a Bent Front Axle Housing?

Answer Housed inside of a protective casing, an axle allows the wheel to rotate on its axis while connecting it to the vehicle frame. On front-wheel drive vehicles, axles and casing are a unitized piece l... Read More »

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How to Remove Axle Shafts Out of the Front Housing on a 1983 Chevy 4WD?

The front axle housing on a 1983 Chevrolet 4WD truck holds axle shafts internally. These shafts connect the driveshaft to the wheel hubs and turn the wheels. The axle shafts may need to be removed ... Read More »

How to Straighten a Bent Trailer Axle?

Most trailers that are constructed for consumer use have tubular steel axles. They are easily bent during an uncontrolled skid or collision. Fortunately, replacing the axle is not necessary unless ... Read More »

Is it safe to drive with a bent rear axle?

No it is very unsafe and it will damage other component on the vehicle.

How to Replace Car Axle Housing Gaskets?

The axle housing gaskets, or differential housing cover, are important to the proper functioning of your differential system and should be inspected and replaced as needed. The following steps will... Read More »