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810 North Main St., Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 748-6556
Open Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM & Saturday 8AM-12PM

707 South Main St., Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 748-6549
Open Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM

We’ll treat you right!

Sumter Tire and Auto was founded in 1986, as a 2nd generation family owned business that serves Sumter County and its surrounding areas including Lady Lake FL for over 20 years. We offer a variety of products and services for every vehicle's needs. We pride
ourselves for having an honest
work ethic, customer respect,
and providing quick and
dependable service.

Sumter Tire & Auto provides Differential Repair services to Wildwood, FL, Sumter County, FL, Lake County, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Differential Repair

The differential is responsible for transferring engine power to the wheels. It also compensates for and adjusts to the differences in wheel speed as your vehicle moves through turns. When your vehicle navigates a turn, the inside wheel turns slower than the outside wheel, which has to turn faster in order to keep pace with the inside wheel. The differential allows the wheels to turn at different speeds while maintaining control. A vehicle without a differential would hop and bump along the pavement for an unstable, shaky ride. Four wheel drive vehicles are equipped with a differential in front and back, while rear wheel drive vehicles are equipped with a differential in back. A front wheel drive’s differential, called the transaxle because of the functional combination of the front axle and transmission, is located between the front wheels. All-wheel drive vehicles are equipped with a differential between both the front and rear wheels with a transfer case between them. The case adjusts for speed differences between the front and rear wheels. In all vehicle applications, the differential is primarily responsible for routing and regulating power between wheels.

Benefits of Differential Repair

Whether your car or truck has four-wheel drive, front wheel drive, or rear wheel drive, your vehicle has a differential that experiences heavy wear and tear. When scheduling a differential repair service, you should consider where you drive most often and how much time your vehicle spends traversing particular types of terrain. Tougher terrain—like dirt roads, unpaved or gravel roads—and extreme driving can have a heavier impact on the life of your vehicle’s differential. Maintenance for differentials will differ from vehicle to vehicle. As part of your normal car maintenance schedule, a differential fluid change can positively impact the safety and health of your vehicle. Noise coming from your vehicle’s differential can be a sign of insufficient lubricant or worn gears and bearings due to regular wear and tear. At the first sign of trouble, contact us so we can quickly diagnose and correct the issue.

Sumter Tire & Auto proudly serves the Differential Repair needs of customers in Wildwood, FL, Sumter County, FL, Lake County, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Lake County FL | Sumter County FL | Wildwood FL | and surrounding areas

Differential Fluid Change

Differential fluid lubricates the differential in all-wheel drive (AWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), rear-wheel drive (RWD), and front-wheel drive...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Differential Service

Many vehicles need a properly working differential system for the smoothest ride possible. While all vehicles have a differential system...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

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Sumter Tire & Auto

Sumter Tire & Auto has lived up to their reputation since their opening in 1986. The second generation family owned business offers a range of products to the tire and automotive shopper, performed by ASE certified technicians. Originally founded near Lake Panasoffkee, the company now serves Sumter County, Lake County, The Villages, Lady Lake & other surrounding areas. Stop by our location at 810 North Main St, Wildwood, FL 34765-3845, or call 352-748-6556. "We Will Treat You Right!"


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