Transfer Case Repair and Your 4X4

Transfer case repair and your 4×4 go hand in hand. A four wheel drive vehicle is a fairly complex piece of machinery.

What is a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle, and What Isn’t

Transfer Case Repair | (480) 986-7367
Transfer Case Repair | (480) 986-7367

A transfer case is part of any four wheel drive vehicle’s power train.  As opposed to all wheel drive, which usually has a viscous coupling to transfer power, four wheel drive vehicles are different.  According to Wikipedia: “Four-wheel drive, All-wheel drive, AWD, 4WD, or 4×4 (“four by four”) is a four-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that allows all four wheels to receive torque from the engine simultaneous. While many people typically associate the term 4×4 with off-road vehicles and Sport utility vehicles, powering all four wheels provides better control than normal road cars on many surfaces,[citation needed] and is an important part in the sport of rallying.In abbreviations such as 4×4, the first figure is normally the total wheels (more precisely, axle ends, which may have multiple wheels), and the second, the number that are powered[READ MORE].

Something like a Lamborghini would be considered an all wheel drive vehicle.  It doesn’t use a transfer case and wouldn’t need transfer case repair either, as it uses a coupling joint.  Why do people use four wheel drive vehicles?

Transfer Case Repair in Mesa: 4x4ing

Arizona has a lot of rugged territory, where a four wheel drive vehicle is at home.  What a lot of people assume is that Arizona is 100% desert.  Surprisingly, while desert makes up a good chunk of the state, it is also highly mountainous, and also more rocky desert.  Most of the population of Arizona is in Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima counties.  And even in those places, there are places where roads are dirt, or roads in name only.  Four wheel drive vehicles are used by law enforcement to track and stop human trafficking, and by individuals for off-roading.  Because of the heavy use of your transfer case, your vehicle will need to be looked at by an auto mechanic sooner or later.

Your four wheel drive vehicle is complex.  So make it simple.  Get into a transfer case repair center in Mesa.

Trail Transmission
11240 East Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3529
(480) 986-7367


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