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What Is Front-Wheel Drive?
Kurmyshov / Shutterstock.com If a vehicle is of the front-wheel drive variety, then all of the power made by the engine gets to the ground...
5 Essential Things to Know About Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)
Many new (and old) vehicles have front-wheel drive (FWD). However, it helps to have a good understanding of exactly what that means before you make the decision on which car is the right one for you. Here, you’ll...
How to Tell if Your Car is Front or Rear-Wheel Drive
Every car has a drivetrain of some sort. The drivetrain is a system of transferring your car engine’s horsepower to the drive wheels that propels your car. The...
Comparisons of Drivetrains - FWD, RWD, AWD
The drivetrain in a car is comprised mostly of the engine and transmission. The rest of it - the parts that take power from the transmission and send it to the wheels - these...

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I put vin # in and was wanting to know if my car is FWD
Your vehicle will either be front wheel drive or all wheel drive. Your vehicle will have a sticker on the back or side that says AWD. If you do not have a sticker, then you have a FWD or front...
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Bearing grinding in front wheels
Hello. If you are getting a growling or grinding noise while driving down the road, then it is more than likely a bad bearing. These need to be serviced and packed with new grease over time to prevent this from...
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Can front wheel drive car engine power rear wheel drive
Anything is possible with enough engineering. The changes you are looking at would take major structural changes and would definitely not be an easy job. You could possibly consult a manufacturing engineer to get more details on how this could...
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Difference between 4WD, AWD and FWD? Is AWD or 4WD necessary in SUVs? or will FWD do OK with winter tires?
Hello, the difference between four wheel drive, all-wheel drive, and front wheel drive is the difference in how your vehicle transfers energy to power the vehicle. Four wheel drive is a vehicle that uses two wheels to propel the vehicle...
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Tire tread wear
Hello there. Tires need to be rotated to get the most life span from the tire. It is typically recommended to have this done at each oil change. The reason for this is that each tire has a certain weight...

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