4×4 TRANSMISSION REPAIR
Four Wheel Drive Transmission Repair is a specialty of Santa Clara Truck.
A 4×4 transmission needs to be able to handle a lot more load than many two wheel drive transmissions.
The term “4×4” generally means four wheel drive. It’s based on the idea that the vehicle has four wheels and all four can provide power to drive the vehicle.
What sets 4×4 systems apart from all wheel drive is that 4×4 systems are selectable; that is, you can choose whether to operate them in two wheel drive or four wheel drive.
Generally the transmission is the same on 4×4 and regular two wheel drive systems. The power is split behind the transmission using a transfer case. The transfer case then sends power to two separate differentials: one in the back and one in the front.
What Makes a 4×4 Transmissions Different?
There are some important differences between 4×4 transmissions and regular rear wheel drive transmissions. For one thing, capacity: a 4×4 transmission needs to be able to handle a lot more load than many two wheel drive transmissions.
Another is that, because these transmissions have a transfer case built into the drivetrain, diagnosis can be a lot more complex. Very often the transfer case can mimic transmission problems, which can lead to unnecessary repairs if you don’t know what to look for.
That’s why you should bring your 4×4 to Santa Clara Truck when you’re having a drivetrain problem. Their technicians are very familiar with every 4×4 system on the road today. They know how to analyze their behavior, and they can isolate problems in the transmission and transfer case.
Santa Clara Truck is there to get you back on the road, fast!
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