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El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body provides Differential Service services to El Cerrito, CA, Berkeley, CA, Albany, CA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes  |  

The Basics Behind Differential Services at El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body

Many vehicles need a properly working differential system for the smoothest ride possible. While all vehicles have some variation of a differential system, the location of the differential depends on the drive type of the vehicle. The differential system delivers power to the wheels while allowing the wheels to turn at different speeds. As your vehicle maneuvers through a turn, each wheel on the car travels a different distance. The two wheels on the outside of the turn travel a farther distance than the two wheels on the inside, and the back wheels cover a different distance than the front wheels. The differential permits the vehicle to complete turns easily despite these differences. Differential fluid keeps the differential system running smoothly by reducing heat and resistance caused by moving parts.



Why Should You Have Differential Services Performed at El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body?

Heat from friction will gradually cause the differential fluid to break down, making it harder to keep the differential properly lubricated. Degraded differential fluid causes poor differential performance, excessive noise, and disproportionate wear. In severe causes, old fluid will eventually cause a differential breakdown, if not a complete differential failure, which means that your entire differential system will need to be replaced. Replacing an entire differential system is costly and can be avoided with routine maintenance as indicated by your owner’s manual, which will provide you with specific intervals for servicing your differential. Depending on your needs, when you undergo a differential service, various components of your differential system will be checked and possibly repaired or replaced in order to keep your vehicle running efficiently.

We proudly service the Differential Service needs of customers in El Cerrito, CA, Berkeley, CA, Albany, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Albany CA | Berkeley CA | El Cerrito CA | and surrounding areas

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El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body

El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body is a pillar of the Albany, CA community. El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Albany, California area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body. We offer auto body repair. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. We carry lawn and garden tires. Take this opportunity to browse El Cerrito Tires & Auto Body website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (510) 526-7878
Fax: (510) 280-1630
Address: 548 Cleveland Avenue
Albany, CA 94710

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