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How a Differential works ?
Help us to make future videos for you. Make LE's efforts sustainable. Please support us at ! Working of a differential is explained in a logical and illustrative manner in this animated video. Differential helps in turning the drive wheels at different rpm while the vehicle takes a turn. The basic parts of a differential is introduced first. After that working of differential at various driving condition is demonstrated. Like us on FB :

Differential Ring and Pinion Gear Setup
Weber State University (WSU) - Automotive Technology Department - Transmission Lab. Toyota Tundra 10.5" Rear Differential Ring and Pinion Gear setup. This differential is typically used in the 2007 and newer Toyota Tundra with the 5.7L Engine. This differential uses a removable differential housing, but the setup is similar to other one piece housing differentials used by other trucks. Be sure to watch our Differential Side Gear Backlash video for complete setup information. Download our Ring Gear Contact Pattern Interpretation Guide at tern_Interpretation.pdf This video helps demonstrate part of the following NATEF Tasks: A3.E.1.6 " Measure and adjust drive pinion depth.", a priority 2 task. A3.E.1.7 " Measure and adjust drive pinion bearing preload.", a priority 2 task. A3.E.1.8 " Measure and adjust side bearing preload and ring and pinion gear total backlash and backlash variation on a differential carrier assembly (threaded cup or shim types).", a priority 2 task. A3.E.1.9 " Check ring and pinion tooth contact patterns; perform necessary action.", a priority 1 task. We teach current vehicle technologies to our automotive students at Weber State University and online. For more information visit: This video was created and edited by John D. Kelly at WSU. For a full biography, see Visit my other youtube channel to see the amazing NVH app for vibration diagnosis!

Understanding Limited Slip Differential
Help us to make future videos for you. Make LE's efforts sustainable. Please support us at ! This video is aimed at giving a clear explanation on working of LSD with help of animation. Working of clutch pack based LSD is elaborated here. Like us on FB :

1998 Ford Ranger Rear Differential Disassembly
Disassembly of 1998 Ford Ranger 8.8" Rear Differential. Replacement of rear bearings was required including pinion and carrier bearings. This is an overview of the process. Some steps may not be shown or shown in part. Refer to a shop manual for detailed instructions. I am not a mechanic but I do have a lot of experience with vehicle mechanical work and have had substantial coaching from my brother who is a mechanic. You may wish to view my related video on axle bearing and seal replacement.