(773) 528-2212 • 3501 N. Western Ave. • Chicago, IL 60618

Lucas Tire & Auto Care provides Differential Service services to Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Differential Services at Lucas Tire & Auto Care

Many vehicles need a properly working differential system for the smoothest ride possible. While all vehicles have some variation of a differential system, the location of the differential depends on the drive type of the vehicle. The differential system delivers power to the wheels while allowing the wheels to turn at different speeds. As your vehicle maneuvers through a turn, each wheel on the car travels a different distance. The two wheels on the outside of the turn travel a farther distance than the two wheels on the inside, and the back wheels cover a different distance than the front wheels. The differential permits the vehicle to complete turns easily despite these differences. Differential fluid keeps the differential system running smoothly by reducing heat and resistance caused by moving parts.



Why Should You Have Differential Services Performed at Lucas Tire & Auto Care?

Heat from friction will gradually cause the differential fluid to break down, making it harder to keep the differential properly lubricated. Degraded differential fluid causes poor differential performance, excessive noise, and disproportionate wear. In severe causes, old fluid will eventually cause a differential breakdown, if not a complete differential failure, which means that your entire differential system will need to be replaced. Replacing an entire differential system is costly and can be avoided with routine maintenance as indicated by your owner’s manual, which will provide you with specific intervals for servicing your differential. Depending on your needs, when you undergo a differential service, various components of your differential system will be checked and possibly repaired or replaced in order to keep your vehicle running efficiently.

We proudly service the Differential Service needs of customers in Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Chicago IL | Evanston IL | Park Ridge IL | and surrounding areas

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Lucas Tire & Auto Care in Chicago, IL

Lucas Tire & Auto Care is a pillar of the community. Lucas Tire & Auto Care is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, and auto repair services for customers in Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and surrounding areas. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Lucas Tire & Auto Care employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance, light truck, or SUV tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website or call us for personalized service.

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