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Question about axles?

What is the difference between a non-limited axle ratio and a limited slip axle ratio and a electronic locking axle?

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Firs of all, it's not axle, it's the differential gear. The standard diff lets the unloaded wheel spin on slippery surface, thus wasting power - the wheel with grip won't budge, which is why cars get easily stuck in snow or on ice. Limited-slip diff has an internal mechanism which senses the difference in speed of the two semiaxles (wheels) and if it exceeds a certain value, they connect the two sides leaving some slip. This is used in sports vehicles to limit power spin in fast cornering. The electronic diff lock obtains the similar effect through the existing ABS sensors. This is used on recent cars and crossovers. And then there's the traditional, hard diff lock which is used on off-road vehicles to ensure best traction in mud or snow. This is used for limited time only and possibly with least steering - on hard surfaces it may damage the transmission.
May 28, 2018
this is why i don't deal with auto zone or advance auto,,the hire ones that DON'T know the diff. between a door handle and a piston,,,,,good luck with your new job and you will not have no problem with me because i will not be coming in that store nor any other auto zone
May 28, 2018
Since you dont know a lot about cars, you'll fit right in at AZ.
May 28, 2018

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