In multiple axel powered vehicles, the transfer box is one of the main components. The transfer box receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles through two separate drive shafts.
Many problems with transfer boxes in Dublin can be solved when you bring your vehicle in to Bohernabreena Gearbox Centre. We will ensure to do a careful diagnosis of the vehicle without removing the transfer box. At Bohernabreena Gearbox Centre, we have the skill and expertise to repair or replace transfer boxes in Dublin.
The most common problems that we see at Bohernabreena Gearbox Centre with transfer boxes in Dublin are grinding in the gears. When this happens you will most definitely hear it, but you may also see smoke coming from the back of the vehicle.
Other damages may cause the transfer box to become cracked which will cause fluid to leak out of it, and debris to get inside the transfer box. Both of these problems will slowly cause stress on the transfer box over time, and can cause damage to the wheels. Particularly, you may notice your back wheels are not performing the way they should as there is a lack of alignment inside the transfer box.
By making sure that your transfer box gets the proper servicing, you will extend the life of the transfer box. However, there may come a time when you need to bring your car in for repairs or a replacement for your transfer boxes in Dublin.
If your transfer box is broken, we will be able to tell you why and how it is affecting your car. We will also be able to tell you if we think it is better for it to be totally replaced, or if we can repair it properly. At Bohernabreena Gearbox Centre, we pride ourselves on giving you the best options for a fair price.
Can you still drive with a bad transfer box?
If your transfer box is in need of repair, you can still drive with it, however, you will not be able to drive in four-wheel drive until it has been repaired or replaced.
Do you need a transfer box to drive?
If you have a vehicle that is four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, then you do need a transfer box in addition to differentials on each axis to drive the vehicle properly.
How often do you need to change the fluid in transfer boxes in Dublin?
It is recommended to change the transfer box fluid every 48,000 km, especially if you use four-wheel drive often. If the fluid runs low or becomes contaminated, it can also lead to a failure in the differentials. If this happens, contact our professionals at Bohernabreena Gearbox Centre.