The technicians at Olympia Auto Repair Center have prolonged experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4x4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system, meaning all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously. That employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.
At Olympia Auto Repair Center, we understand these vehicles have special needs.. Here are some of the services we offer.Alignment
Alignment, or wheel alignment, is routine maintenance for your vehicle that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications.This is for the purpose of allowing your suspension and steering systems operate at their desired angles, reducing the wear on your tires. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics have the experience to get it right. To have experts handle your vehicle's alignment, visit Olympia Auto Repair Center.Driveline
The driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. It transmits energy from the engine and transmission to the wheel axles, meaning failure of your driveline would result in your vehicle being unable to move. Therefore, making sure your vehicle’s driveline is regularly inspected and serviced is essential. At Olympia Auto Repair you will have your driveline serviced by experienced technicians that you can trust.Transfer Cases
The transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in both four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission, sending it to both the front and rear axles. The majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven, however this can also be done with a set of gears. The transfer case is connected to the front and rear axles, as well as the transmission. For these crucial repairs, entrust your transmission needs to Olympia Auto Repair.Transmissions
Speaking of transmissions, they’re nothing to take lightly. The transmission is connected to several parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety.Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. These may be prevented by services that include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. If you do find yourself in a little transmission trouble, or would like to have it serviced or inspected, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Olympia Auto Repair Center today.Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels, part of which being to let them pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - ergo the name differential. While turning, the outer wheels travel a farther distance than the inner. The same being matched with the front wheels traveling farther than the back wheels. Being that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn, this is where the differential comes into play. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly, here at Olympia Auto Repair.Hubs, Seals, Studs, & Nuts
The wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. Your vehicle can be a smoother and safer ride today just by replacing your worn out and distorted wheel hub motor. Olympia Auto Repair Center can service all your wheel hub needs. Maintaining your seals provides oil and grease sealing, offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit and can let lubricant escape from the unit. This will lead to premature failure of the bearing unit, but if preventable. Bring your seals into Olympia Auto Repair Center to have them replaced by experts. Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. These studs fasten the wheels permanently on the wheel hub, through the brake disk or brake drum. Lug nuts are fastened over the studs to secure the wheels. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones as soon as possible, as it can be quite dangerous.To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 718-414-6066 or visit Olympia Auto Repair Center today. Wheels nuts or lug nuts are a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub, which your vehicle has a set of to keep your wheels secured to the wheel hub. Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To make sure your wheels are securely fastened to the hub, come into Olympia Auto Repair today.Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are also connected to the brake system. When they become worn over time, they can cause a vibrating suspension or noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they do break completely, your vehicle will become very unsafe and very difficult to control. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically.Olympia Auto Repair Center has the experience to make sure your bearings are in good condition, and safe for your family and the road.