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(319) 478-8022 | 1788 Hwy 63, Traer, IA 50675 | Hours: Mon-Fri:7-5, Sat:7-12
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Wendt Tire and Service provides Differential Fluid Change services to Traer, IA, Toledo, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Differential Fluid Change Services at Wendt Tire and Service

Differential fluid lubricates the differential in all-wheel drive (AWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), rear-wheel drive (RWD), and front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicles. In most cases, front-wheel drive vehicles have a transaxle instead of a separate differential, but there are some instances where FWD vehicles have a stand-alone differential. The purpose of the differential is to deliver power to the wheels while allowing them to turn at different speeds. As your vehicle completes a turn, each wheel covers a different distance. The two wheels on the inside of the turn travel a shorter distance than the two wheels on the outside of the turn. Similarly, the two front wheels travel a different distance than the two back wheels. The differential allows your vehicle to make turns smoothly despite these differences, and differential fluid keeps the moving parts of the differential lubricated. Your differential needs clean differential fluid to ensure a smooth ride at all times.



Why Should You Have Differential Fluid Change Services Performed at Wendt Tire and Service?

Differential fluid reduces the heat caused by the friction of moving parts inside the differential. But friction and heat will progressively break down differential fluid. Worn-out differential fluid can lead to unreliable differential performance, noise, excessive wear, breakdown, or failure. Complete differential failure will result in your entire differential system needing to be replaced. Always be sure to refer to the owner’s manual in your vehicle when determining the proper service intervals for changing your differential fluid. A differential fluid service prepares your vehicle for new fluid by draining out the old fluid and replacing it with fresh differential fluid. During a fluid change, our service staff may inspect other differential components, like gears and shafts, for excessive wear so that the differential continues to work properly.

We proudly service the Differential Fluid Change needs of customers in Traer, IA, Toledo, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Gladbrook IA | Toledo IA | Traer IA | and surrounding areas

About Wendt Tire and Service

Wendt Tire and Service is an active member of the Traer community, often involved with supporting our area's local sports teams and participating as a proud member of our Chamber of Commerce. As the leading tire and auto repair shop in Traer, Wendt Tire and Service delivers automotive repairs, service, rims, and tires for your car, truck or SUV with a promise of quality. With decades of experience in the automotive industry, we focus on delivering great service when you need tires, wheels or auto repair in Traer IA, Gladbrook IA, or Toledo IA. See us for oil changes, brake repairs, new tires from top brands like Cooper and Goodyear, wheels, alignments, and other automotive services. We proudly serve the greater Traer, IA region and we welcome customers from Gladbrook, Toledo, and other surrounding areas. 

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1788 Hwy 63
Traer, IA 50675
Phone: (319) 478-8022
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