Bellingham Transmission

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Terminology

Transmission

Transmission is a gear box that turns engine rpm into tire rpm.

Transfer Case

Main component in your 4wd system. It is the gearbox that makes your front tires move with your back tires

Front Differential

A front differential is the gearbox that drives your front tires

Rear Differential

A rear differential is the gearbox that drives your rear tires

Driveline/Propellor Shaft

The driveline connects the transmission or transfer case to the differential.

Burnt Fluid or Burned fluid

Transmission fluid new out of the bottle is a clear fluid and, more often than not, red in color. Burnt or burned fluid is usually very dark brown or black and has lost its transparency. Often times it will have a very poor odor.

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