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The LaSalle Auto Centre Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Tuesday 16 June 2015

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Sarnia drivers. A lot of us in Sarnia don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every vehicle has a differential, and, yes, it does need to be serviced. In fact, it's more important to the operation of your vehicle than the air conditioner or windshield wipers.A dif... read more

Differential Service at LaSalle Auto Centre: Viva la Difference

Friday 15 March 2013

Every vehicle on Ontario roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Sarnia residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much shorter distance than the outside wheel. So the inside wheel of the vehicle must move at a slower speed than the outside wheel. Without a differential, the... read more