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3880 Preston Road | Frisco, TX 75034 | (972) 377-8999

Preston Road Tire & Service provides Four Wheel Drive System services to Frisco, TX, Little Elm, TX, Plano, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Four Wheel Drive System

Four wheel drive systems allow all four wheels on a vehicle to spin simultaneously. All 4WD vehicles have a transfer case between the front and rear axles that prevents the axles from spinning at different speeds. The transfer case allows the engine to provide maximum torque to the axle and wheels in order to maintain traction. Different 4WD configurations exist, and each variation employs different technologies to meet the needs of the driver. Some 4WD systems have a locking differential. This means both wheels on the axle will turn together to achieve maximum traction. Another variation is the limited-slip differential. It can detect a slide or slip in one wheel and send torque to the other wheel to regain traction. A manual hub requires users to manually engage the front wheel drive mechanism in order to fully engage the 4WD system, while an automatic hub allows users to automatically command the front wheels in order to engage the 4WD system. Our service staff has extensive experience working on all types of 4WD systems.

Benefits of Four Wheel Drive System

Smooth and consistent four wheel drive system performance is made possible through routine maintenance, which can vary from vehicle to vehicle and from system to system. This makes consulting your owner’s manual extremely important when it comes to scheduling services within the proper maintenance intervals. Rougher terrain can have a heavier impact on the life of your 4WD system. When scheduling 4WD maintenance, consider where you drive most often and how much time your vehicle spends traversing difficult terrain. Symptoms that show 4WD system repairs are needed include excessive noise while switching between gears, transfer case gear leaks and failures, unusual vibrations, and of course, a warning light on the dashboard. Whether you are in need of an inspection or repair, our staff is ready to help you with all aspects of 4WD maintenance.

Preston Road Tire & Service proudly serves the Four Wheel Drive System needs of customers in Frisco, TX, Little Elm, TX, Plano, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Frisco TX | Little Elm TX | Plano TX | and surrounding areas

Four Wheel Drive Inspection

Four-wheel drive allows a vehicle to supply power to all four of its wheels. Drivers depend upon four-wheel drive systems...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

Hub Service

Locking hubs, also known as free wheeling hubs, play an important role in four-wheel drive systems...

Approx. Time: 90 Minutes

Transfer Case Repair

Four wheel drive systems operate with the help of a transfer case, a type of gearbox that is usually located behind the transmission...

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes

Transfer Case Service

A transfer case is one of the components in a four wheel drive system. Present in both full-time and part-time 4WD vehicles...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

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Preston Road Tire & Service

For over 20 years, Preston Road Tire & Service has been a leader in offering auto service and repair and name brand tires for the greater Frisco, TX community including Prosper, TX, Little Elm, TX and Plano, TX. From brake repairs, AC repair, tire services, and transmission work, to preventative maintenance such as wheel alignments and oil changes, our ASE-certified team of mechanics has you covered! Since the beginning, we care about each experience you have with our auto shop and strive to get you back on the road safely and efficiently. If you need a new set of tires, auto repair, or tire service, see one of the mechanics at Preston Road Tire and Service today! We look forward to serving you as your dealership alternative for complete automotive care. 

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Phone: (972) 377-8999
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Address: 3880 Preston Road
Frisco, TX 75034

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