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December 15

Drive shafts and universal joints are present on most rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles. A universal joint (U-joint) is a mechanical joint used for connecting shafts that rotate and are aligned at different angles to each other. The U-joint compensates for the misalignment between the shafts in any direction. U-joints can be used when… Read more »

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A transfer case is the center of the drivetrain of four-wheel drive and some all-wheel drive vehicles. Mounted to the back of the transmission, it splits engine power and sends it to the front and rear axles by means of front and rear drive shafts. It also synchronizes the difference in rotation of the front and rear wheels,… Read more »

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Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive (FWD), rear-wheel drive (RWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), or all-wheel drive (AWD), power must be delivered to at least one pair of left and right wheels so the vehicle can move. This is made possible by the differential. The differential is the component that distributes power from the vehicle’s transmission,… Read more »

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