How to Troubleshoot a Bad Drive Shaft?

Answer 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 »

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How to Troubleshoot a Drive Shaft?

A drive shaft is a mechanical component that transfers torque to other components attached to a drive train. Drive shafts must be strong enough to withstand the pressure of necessary torque levels.... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Ford Focus Drive Shaft?

The Ford Focus is a front-wheel drive car that uses a transverse-type transmission. This means that the transmission is positioned so that the length of the transmission is parallel to the firewall... Read More »

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 »