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5455 Hwy 280 S.
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 995-5520
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Please note that the service descriptions reflect industry standards; the techniques or equipment used in our shop may vary. Depending on the state of your vehicle, the repairs you need will vary. Applicable repairs are determined at the discretion of our technicians and only performed with your approval first. Auto repairs and price quotes will include only what our technicians discuss with you.

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Windham Tire & Auto Repair provides Differential Fluid Change services to Birmingham, AL, Chelsea, AL, Greystone, AL, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Differential Fluid Change Services at Windham Tire & Auto Repair

Differential fluid lubricates the differential in all-wheel drive (AWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), rear-wheel drive (RWD), and front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicles. In most cases, front-wheel drive vehicles have a transaxle instead of a separate differential, but there are some instances where FWD vehicles have a stand-alone differential. The purpose of the differential is to deliver power to the wheels while allowing them to turn at different speeds. As your vehicle completes a turn, each wheel covers a different distance. The two wheels on the inside of the turn travel a shorter distance than the two wheels on the outside of the turn. Similarly, the two front wheels travel a different distance than the two back wheels. The differential allows your vehicle to make turns smoothly despite these differences, and differential fluid keeps the moving parts of the differential lubricated. Your differential needs clean differential fluid to ensure a smooth ride at all times.



Why Should You Have Differential Fluid Change Services Performed at Windham Tire & Auto Repair?

Differential fluid reduces the heat caused by the friction of moving parts inside the differential. But friction and heat will progressively break down differential fluid. Worn-out differential fluid can lead to unreliable differential performance, noise, excessive wear, breakdown, or failure. Complete differential failure will result in your entire differential system needing to be replaced. Always be sure to refer to the owner’s manual in your vehicle when determining the proper service intervals for changing your differential fluid. A differential fluid service prepares your vehicle for new fluid by draining out the old fluid and replacing it with fresh differential fluid. During a fluid change, our service staff may inspect other differential components, like gears and shafts, for excessive wear so that the differential continues to work properly.

We proudly service the Differential Fluid Change needs of customers in Birmingham, AL, Chelsea, AL, Greystone, AL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Birmingham AL | Chelsea AL | Greystone AL | and surrounding areas

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Welcome To Windham Tire & Auto Repair

How do we stay small and sell big at Windham Tire & Auto Clinic? It's simple: years of experience. We've been family-owned and operated since 1995. As the premier auto repair shop in Birmingham, AL, you can feel comfortable bringing your vehicle to us. Our technicians perform a range of quality auto repairs, including brakes, engine diagnostics, scheduled maintenance, and alignments. Call us if you live in Birmingham. We're close to Chelsea, and Greystone, too.

We're not just limited to auto repairs. Buy your next set of tires from us. We pledge our best efforts to make your experience both beneficial and enjoyable. Once you try us, we're sure you'll be back for more!

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Address: 5455 Hwy 280 S.
Birmingham, AL 35242
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