Four Wheel Drive System

Routine maintenance is essential to the performance of your four wheel drive vehicle. Excessive noise while switching gears, unusual vibrations and a dashboard warning light are all signs that it’s time for an inspection. Regular maintenance and repair is necessary to ensure a safe and operational vehicle.

Four Wheel Drive Inspection

Four wheel drive systems are great for sustaining traction on snow, ice and off-road terrains, but damage to any of the system’s components or wear over time can impede its performance. Routine inspections are key for maintaining the health of your four wheel drive system, ensuring safe and reliable operation.

Hub Service

Locking hubs are an essential component of part-time four wheel drive vehicles, allowing you to switch between in and out of four wheel drive mode. They can be damaged over time, preventing you from disengaging four wheel drive. Our trained technicians have the skills you need to handle a minor hub repair or a full replacement.

Transfer Case Repair

Transfer cases are an integral part of a four wheel drive vehicle’s performance, so timely repair and lubrication replacement is critical. Grinding sounds and lubrication leaks are signs that your transfer case needs to be repaired or replaced.

Transfer Case Service

As an essential part of a four wheel drive vehicle’s operation, transfer cases should be serviced regularly to catch signs of damage before they become a problem. Our technicians have the knowledge to properly maintain and extend the life of your transfer case and four wheel drive system.

GreasePro proudly serves Lynn Haven, Panama City, Panama City Beach and Chipley areas. We offer the best services with trained industry professionals with years of experience who you can trust to repair your four wheel drive system. Visit one of our many convenient locations near you or schedule a service that works with your time on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between AWD and 4WD?

AWD (All-Wheel Drive) and 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) are both systems designed to power all four wheels of a vehicle, but they operate differently. AWD automatically sends power to all four wheels as needed, providing better traction in everyday driving situations. In contrast, 4WD allows drivers to manually choose when to power all four wheels, often giving more robust handling in off-road conditions.

What does 4×4 mean?

4×4 (pronounced “four by four”) indicates a system where all four wheels of a vehicle receive power from the engine simultaneously. This system is especially beneficial for off-road vehicles, allowing for improved control and stability on challenging terrains.

Does 4WD use more gas?

Yes, 4WD generally consumes more fuel than a two-wheel-drive system. When all four wheels are engaged, it requires more energy, leading to increased fuel consumption. Regular maintenance, however, can optimize system efficiency. Schedule your appointment with our expert mechanics today!

What are locking hubs?

Locking hubs, sometimes known as 4WD locks, are mechanisms that disconnect the front wheels from the drive system in a 4WD vehicle when 4WD isn’t engaged. By doing so, they reduce drag, thereby potentially improving fuel efficiency and reducing wear on the drivetrain components.

Does 4WD work without locking the hubs?

If the hubs aren’t locked, 4WD may not operate as intended because the power might not get transferred to the front wheels. Maintaining the hubs and ensuring they engage properly is essential for the 4WD system’s correct functioning.

What is the average transfer case repair cost?

The cost for transfer case repair can vary based on several factors, including the vehicle’s make and model. On average, repairs might range from $500 to $2,000. It’s essential to get a tailored quote based on your specific vehicle and the nature of the issue.

How much does it cost to service 4 wheel drive?

The cost of servicing a 4-wheel-drive system can range from $80 to $300, depending on the specific service components and requirements. Contact us today to get a quote for your 4 wheel drive service.

What is a transfer case service?

Transfer case service involves inspecting, cleaning, and refilling the fluids crucial for the transfer case’s operation. This component helps shift power between the front and rear axles in 4WD systems, so its regular service ensures efficient performance.

What does 4 wheel drive service mean?

4 wheel drive service refers to the comprehensive inspection, maintenance, and potential repair of the components related to the 4WD system, including locking hubs and the transfer case. Regular service ensures optimal operation and longevity of the 4WD system.

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