How to Troubleshoot a Front Axle Squeal?

Answer A front-wheel-drive vehicle's front axles transfer power from the transmission to the drive wheels. In rear wheel drive vehicles, the front axles are called "lazy" or "dead" axles because they are ... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot a Front Axle Transmission?

The front axle transmission has the responsibility of transferring the engine's power through a system of gears to the front drive wheels. Also called the trans-axle, this component consists of the... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a 1996 Camry Front Axle?

The 1996 Toyota Camry has two front axles, both exiting the transmission and terminating at the front wheels. The axles shafts, called constant velocity (CV) axles, are individually packaged and so... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Why Brakes Squeal After Changing Pads?

A vehicle's brake system consists of the brake pads, rotors and calipers. Each is crucial to the performance of the vehicle. When brake pads need to be changed, there are several warning signs: the... Read More »

Front Axle Types?

Axles come in two basic types: "live" and "dead." A live axle is so-called because it contains a gearing unit that translates the engine power delivery from longitudinal (bumper-to-bumper orientati... Read More »