Signs For Drivetrain Maintenance
First off, let's talk about red flags. You might have drivetrain issues if you are experiencing unexplained vibrations, strange noises, or your truck hesitates while trying to accelerate. Our adept technicians can inspect your fleet trucks for such symptoms in your driveline, like the axles and bearings, to ensure that it operates in peak condition. Here are common issues:
- Unusual performance hiccups
- Audible disturbances like grinding or clunking
- Overheating, often due to poor lubrication or excessive temperatures
- Wheel wobble or play
- Scraping or grinding noises
- Visible grease leakage
Imagine a bar with wheels at each end. The differential system is placed right in the center of that bar, a marvel of engineering that decides how much power each wheel gets. Through a layered set of gears, the differential sends power from the engine via the drive shaft, letting one wheel hog all the power. Power moves with the path of least resistance. Without this critical component, if one wheel stopped, the other would throw in the towel, too.
Differentials are sturdy, but they are not invincible. They face a constant battle against road conditions and time itself. That translates to wear and tear. And let’s not forget the importance of differential fluids. Keep your
What Does a Damaged Drive Shaft Sound Like?
Damaged drive shafts will make loud clunking sounds. These noises occur due to worn-out u-joints. Your drive shaft will not rotate properly with a faulty u-joint. If the U-joint lacks lubrication, it will squeak even when you drive slowly.
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So, whether it is the differentials acting up or some other section of your drivetrain in need of maintenance, trust our skilled mechanics. We bring expertise in inspections, repairs, and the fine art of keeping your medium-duty and heavy-duty fleet trucks running like a dream. Do not let drivetrain issues throw a wrench in your operations. Contact Ontario Mobile Truck Service today and keep your fleet in prime condition!