Automotive Posts Relating to ‘4×4’

Replace Rear Transmission Seal

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Automatic transmissions are one of the least self-serviceable components on a vehicle. The complexity of these transmission’s internal parts requires specialized knowledge to rebuild them. Here, we will show you how to replace the rear transmission oil seal on a 2000 Chevy S10 2WD 4.3L 6V.

This is how to replace the rear transmission oil seal that was really fun and more important I save some money if I can do it you can do it with a couple tools.

How A Differential Works

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

When a car turns a corner, one wheel is on the “inside” of the turn, and the other wheel is on the “outside.” Consequently, the outside wheel has to turn faster than the inside one in order to cover the greater distance in the same amount of time. Because the two wheels are not driven with the same speed, a differential is necessary. A car differential is placed halfway between the driving wheels, on either the front, rear, or both axes (depending on whether it’s a front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or 4-wheel-drive vehicle).