A Chevy Tahoe is in need of a new differential housing.
The driver of the vehicle heard a grinding sound and decided to have it checked out.
Its differential gear lube was too low and the vehicle hadn’t been checked over a long period of time.
There wasn’t enough fluid to push up to the pinion bearing, which seized up on the pinion shaft and began to spin in the differential housing.
The pinion bearing also started hitting the carrier of the ring and pinion, which move the axles of the rear differential tires.
Having your vehicle checked regularly can prevent this issue and many others from occurring.
It can also save you money by addressing minor problems early on.
This article was written by Steve’s Auto Repair & Tire, a locally owned and operated business that has been in service for 36 years. It’s a big supporter of our local community.