Drivetrain Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Transmission Service

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Audi Quattro

The systems goal has remained the same over the: maximizing traction by sending power to all four wheels.

Limited Slip Differential Fluid Service

There are several differential designs you might see in the field.

Are You Choosing The Right Transmission Fluid?

Just because it’s red doesn’t mean it’s all the same.

Technician wipes off transmission fluid
Audi Q Drivetrain Diagnostics

As the Quattro system has evolved, so have the controls for the front, rear and center differential systems.

Oversized Tires And Transmissions

Unfortunately, big tires go hand-in-hand with something less enjoyable: Transmission failure.

Reprogramming Today’s Transmission Control Modules

It’s understandable to have a lot of questions and fears about reprogramming. 

CV Axle Inspection And Repair Options

Whether new or remanufactured, complete CV axle assemblies can throw you a curveball from time to time.

Subaru Drivetrain Noise Diagnostics

To reduce noise, some Subaru driveshafts use a special constant velocity joint to connect the two pieces of the driveshaft.

Drivetrain: Diagnostic Test Drive

Once the vehicle is moving, you might hear a whine coming from the center of the vehicle.

Transmission 2.0: Reprogramming Drivetrain Modules

If you’re performing drivetrain service and replacement, you need to be able to reflash or reprogram the transmission.

VIDEO: Missed Drivetrain Maintenance Opportunities

Take time to look up the service interval information. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.