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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 Four Wheel Drive System services to Wildwood, FL, Sumter County, FL, Lake County, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Four Wheel Drive System

Four wheel drive systems allow all four wheels on a vehicle to spin simultaneously. All 4WD vehicles have a transfer case between the front and rear axles that prevents the axles from spinning at different speeds. The transfer case allows the engine to provide maximum torque to the axle and wheels in order to maintain traction. Different 4WD configurations exist, and each variation employs different technologies to meet the needs of the driver. Some 4WD systems have a locking differential. This means both wheels on the axle will turn together to achieve maximum traction. Another variation is the limited-slip differential. It can detect a slide or slip in one wheel and send torque to the other wheel to regain traction. A manual hub requires users to manually engage the front wheel drive mechanism in order to fully engage the 4WD system, while an automatic hub allows users to automatically command the front wheels in order to engage the 4WD system. Our service staff has extensive experience working on all types of 4WD systems.

Benefits of Four Wheel Drive System

Smooth and consistent four wheel drive system performance is made possible through routine maintenance, which can vary from vehicle to vehicle and from system to system. This makes consulting your owner’s manual extremely important when it comes to scheduling services within the proper maintenance intervals. Rougher terrain can have a heavier impact on the life of your 4WD system. When scheduling 4WD maintenance, consider where you drive most often and how much time your vehicle spends traversing difficult terrain. Symptoms that show 4WD system repairs are needed include excessive noise while switching between gears, transfer case gear leaks and failures, unusual vibrations, and of course, a warning light on the dashboard. Whether you are in need of an inspection or repair, our staff is ready to help you with all aspects of 4WD maintenance.

Sumter Tire & Auto proudly serves the Four Wheel Drive System 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

Four Wheel Drive Inspection

Four-wheel drive allows a vehicle to supply power to all four of its wheels. Drivers depend upon four-wheel drive systems...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

Hub Service

Locking hubs, also known as free wheeling hubs, play an important role in four-wheel drive systems...

Approx. Time: 90 Minutes

Transfer Case Repair

Four wheel drive systems operate with the help of a transfer case, a type of gearbox that is usually located behind the transmission...

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes

Transfer Case Service

A transfer case is one of the components in a four wheel drive system. Present in both full-time and part-time 4WD vehicles...

Approx. Time: 60 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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