Part two of our series on transfer case repair explores a trail near the East Valley.
Get Transfer Case Service and Hit Bulldog Canyon
Arizona is home to some great off-road trails. One of these many trails is Bulldog Canyon, located at the east end of the valley a bit northeast of Apache Junction. Before you load up and head out, however, you may want to get your transfer case checked at a mechanic. According to the site AZOFFROADING.COM: “A permit is required for this trail. It’s easy to obtain and free. Carry it with you at all times. Call Mesa District Rangers at (480) 610-3300. You can now obtain the necessary permit online! Just fill out the form, and they e-mail you printable permit within two days. Directions to the Trail: From Hwy 60 east of Phoenix, head north from exit 188 on Power Road which turns into Bush Highway north of town. Follow Bush Hwy east and turn right 1.7 miles after Usery Pass Road. Refer to your permit for combination of gate. Relock the gate after passing through. [READ MORE]
Like all trails designed for 4-wheel driving, Bulldog Canyon is both rugged and rocky. You want to make sure that your vehicle is in great condition. Get your truck or sport utility vehicle thoroughly checked over by a mechanic. Make sure that your tires are okay, and there’s no worn tread on them. Make sure that you have enough gas in your car, and that you take drinking water and food with you as well. And make sure that you get your car in for transfer case service before you go out.
Why Transfer Case Repair May Be Necessary
If your mechanic checks your car out and finds no problem, get your permit and hit the trail. If he finds something wrong and recommends transfer case repair, be smart and listen to him. Why? Well, if a transfer case isn’t working right, it won’t transfer additional power to the wheel that’s under stress, then you could find your vehicle doing some rather scary things. On a minor scale, your car could get locked in some sand. On a bigger scale, you could end up tipping your vehicle over.
So remember, if you want to go 4 wheel driving, do it legally and responsibly. Make sure you have all of the permits you’re going to need for Bulldog Canyon or anywhere else you want to go. And get your vehicle in for transfer case service today.
For more information, be sure to read part one of this series as well.
11240 East Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3529
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