What is a locking rear differential?

Answer Locking rear differential is a feature found on many cars and trucks, particularly all-terrain vehicles. It helps distribute power to the wheels and ensure proper traction even in slick or muddy co... Read More »

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What Is an Automatic Locking Rear Differential?

The differential is a drivetrain component that is used to transfer power from the engine to the wheels. While a differential usually allows each rear wheel to rotate at different rates, automatic ... Read More »

Which 4Runner has a locking differential?

For the 2010 model year, only the Toyota 4Runner Trail offers a locking rear differential. All other models, including the SR5 and Limited models with either 2WD or 4WD, are equipped with a limited... Read More »

What is a rear end differential?

The rear end differential is the part of a motor vehicle that accepts mechanical power from the drive shaft, changes the direction of rotation to match the direction of travel, and transfers power ... Read More »

Signs of a Bad Rear Differential?

The rear differential is an integral part of your vehicle that transmits torque and rotation through shafts running the length of the automobile. The rear differential allows all four of the vehicl... Read More »