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 »

What Is Rear Differential Service?

Rear differential service is a scheduled maintenance item that involves draining and refilling the gear oil housed in the differential. The rear differential is responsible for transferring power t... Read More »