Subaru Rear Differential Failure & Repair Advice

The rear differentials in these all wheel drive Subaru’s pretty much don’t have many problems at all. I have seen them fail though. Usually failure is due to driving it too hard or running it out of fluid. It’s pretty common to hear pinion bearing noise but it’s never excessive enough to address the problem. When they leak this can… Read More

Limited Slip Differential Operation

Limited slip differentials lock two wheels together while traveling in a straight line. While cornering it allows for the outside wheel to rotate faster than the inside by overcoming the tension of a clutch. The clutch type differential is the most common and consists of two sets of multiple disc clutch packs located on each of the two side gears.… Read More