Differential Races

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What is a differential race?

A differential race is a bearing that helps to reduce friction between two components in the differential of a vehicle, usually the differential side gears.

What is the purpose of a differential race?

The purpose of a differential race is to reduce friction and wear between two components in the differential, allowing the vehicle to shift smoothly and efficiently.

How do I know if my differential race is faulty?

You may experience difficulties shifting or grinding sounds coming from the differential when the differential race is faulty.

Can a faulty differential race cause damage?

Yes, a faulty differential race can cause damage to other components in the differential if left unchecked.

How do I replace a differential race?

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the differential cover.
  3. Pull out the old differential race.
  4. Clean the differential housing.
  5. Install the new differential race.
  6. Re-install the differential cover.
  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.