axle Archives - V&F Auto Inc

Mystery stains under your car? We can diagnose them.

  You’re running out the door for work. You head out to the garage to jump in the car. As you pull out you notice a huge puddle on the floor, right under your engine. How do you know what it is? How do you know if it’s serious? When your car leaks, the ominous […]

What is an axle seal leak? How much does it cost to repair?

In our last article, we discussed the common signs of a leaking axle seal. But, once you spot one, what should you do? How urgent is an axle seal repair? When should you call your mechanic? Below we’ll answer those questions. Is it safe to drive? The axle seal connects the axle to the transmission […]

What is an axle seal leak? How can I detect a leak?

The axle seal connects the axle to the transmission and keeps the transmission fluid from leaking. Depending on the size of the leak, it may be okay to drive with a leaking axle seal but you probably won’t get very far. The most common cause of a leaking axle seal is improper axle installation or […]

5 Signs and Symptoms of A Leaking Axle Shaft

The axle seal is a circular piece of material that prevents a leak at the axle entry point while allowing the axle to rotate freely. But if it breaks, if can cause all sorts of problems for your transmission system. Here are a few signs and symptoms to watch for: Oil Stains On Your Driveway […]

Can I Drive My Car With a Broken Axle?

Your axles are what transfers power from the transmission (in a front-wheel-drive setup) or the differential (in a rear-wheel-drive system) to the wheels so your car can move. If these parts fail, you could be looking at a huge repair bill. What are the signs and symptoms? Usually, when your axle starts to go, you’ll […]