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

Answer 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 »

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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 to Fix a Wheel Bearing on a Nissan Maxima?

The wheel bearings in your Nissan Maxima help ensure that the wheels on your car turn in a smooth motion. If the bearings become damaged it can affect the stability and steering of your vehicle. If... Read More »

Are two-wheel drive Nissan trucks front wheel drive?

Both the smaller Nissan Frontier and larger Nissan Titan are rear wheel drive trucks when offered in two-wheel-drive configurations. Both of these trucks are also offered with a four-wheel-drive op... Read More »

How to Replace a Wheel Stud in a Nissan Maxima?

A broken stud causes great concern for the driver. Even though it's just one stud, it places extra stress on the others and can cause them to snap, too. You can replace the stud on your Nissan Maxi... Read More »