Question about 1991 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

Grinding noise coming from front of car got told it was because there is no oil in diff? car is an auto are you meant to top up oil through the speedo drive ? did not think front wheel drives had a diff

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Toyota Master
  • 2,050 Answers

The differential is in the transmission, just inside where your axles go into the transmission housing. It shares the oil with the rest of the transmission. I would get a second opinion.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1998 dodge durango. howling noise differential.


time to pull the diff centre as the noise is from incorrect positioning of the crown wheel and pinion. This happens from failed pinion bearings or side carrier bearings.. Could be lack of oil or the wrong oil if it is a limited slip diff.

Dec 16, 2014 | 1998 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

2003 Ford Escape 3.0 4WD Auto


when you jack up the car the only thing holding in the suspension is the rubber mount at the top of the strut. If that block is broken and the shocky insert in the strut is weak then there is extra load placed on the wheel bearings and the bearings in the diff housing. I would check that the wheel bearings are good and I would replace the insert in the struts as it is necessary for good wheel alignment.

Jul 14, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 95 Grand Cherokee limted. I have a humming noise coming from the front end it gets louder as i accelerate, when I let off the gas the humming sound dies down. I was told it could possibly be my...


This year Jeep is famous for front and rear differential bearings going out, and it sounds like thats whats going on. If the transfer case were going out, you would hear all the grinding coming from the center of the car. If you are curious, remove the plate off the front diff.When the oil comes out,you will see lots of metal in it. Unless you rebuild differentials, you'll have to have it rebuilt.

Jul 20, 2011 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2 Answers

I am experiencing grinding in the front differential on my 2003 s10 4x4. It occurs shortly after engaging the 4x4, but only once in awhile. The diff does not make any noise at all when working properly. ...


It's either a vacum shift actuator, Rusty actuator cable, weak spring in side of the differential shift mechanism, TCCM (control module), switch, or vacum switch on transfer case ( start there). But all told, $980.00 in parts and $1200 in labor. Now take a deep breath as you call the tow truck to tow it to the junk yard.

Feb 09, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet S-10

1 Answer

Mild cyclic grinding noise noticable when coasting(no gas pedal)


HI you can confirm if is front diff by removing diff cover if you seefine metal shaving in you gear oil you know is bad commend problems pinion bearings and ring and pinion

Sep 23, 2009 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Grinding noise front end.


I say it's the CV joints. You have to jack up under the lower A-Arm, to take the spring pressure off of it, to check them.

(Use jack stands, and wheel chocks behind the rear tires. Emergency brake On. Work on a hard level surface. Be SAFE! Trucks can be replaced, YOU cannot!)

Jul 26, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

1 Answer

Front end does not engage in 4-wheel drive


The front diff in this model requires air pressure to engage. There is an electric pump for this purpose and once the pressure rises and remains where it's meant to, the pump shuts off and the dash light indicating 4WD will remain lit. It is sealed. There should be no leaks. If there is air coming out the top, do you mean out of the diff breather pipe? (The diff breather should be connected to a hose that goes up and is clipped next to the radiator.) If it is coming out of the diff breather, you have a punctured (worn out) diff engaging diaphragm which can only be replaced by stripping the diff casing.

Jun 11, 2009 | 2001 Suzuki Vitara

1 Answer

Grinding in front end acceleration/decceleration Land Cruiser 97


funny smell ??EP oil which is gearbox oil .heavy noise front diff area ,this is a costa packet job hope your father is mechanicaly minded and likes you enough to change diff unit for you .so take the rubbish out paint the house tidy bedroom and generally **** up so he changes it for you

Nov 19, 2008 | 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser

Not finding what you are looking for?
1991 Toyota Corolla Logo

410 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7710 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...