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How To Tell If You Have A G80 Differential

A differential is a key component of your car’s suspension. Without one, your car would be little more than a glorified go-kart. Differentials allow you to smoothly transfer torque from the engine to the wheels, helping you get where you want to go as quickly and efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, not alldifferentials are created equal. In this blog post, we will explore what makes a G80 differential different and how you can tell if yours is faulty. From rattles to leaks, read on to learn everything you need to know in order to take your car in for an inspection.

What is a G80 Differential?

A G80 differential is a type of differential used in car manufacturing. It is a heavy-duty type of differential used for hauling large loads over long distances or providing increased traction under difficult conditions. G80 differentials are also known for their longevity and ability to handle high torque inputs.

How to Test for a G80 Differential

If you are experiencing a loss of power when accelerating or decelerating, your car may have a G differential. A G differential allows the engine and transmission to work more independently, providing more power and better acceleration. To test for a G differential, remove the axle from the car. If the axle still rotates freely, then you likely have a G differential. If the axle does not rotate freely, your car likely has an automatic transmission and needs to be inspected by a professional.

How to Fix a G80 Differential

If your vehicle shows any of the following symptoms, you may have a differential problem and would need to take it into a mechanic:

1) Your car will not stay in gear
2) You notice sudden jerks or lurches when driving
3) The car feels “floaty” or does not feel as responsive as usual when driving
4) There is noise coming from the differential (rarely, this symptom is accompanied by vibration/shuddering of the car)
5) The differential appears to be oil-less or has dried up


If you’re wondering if your car has a G80 differential, there are a few things you can do to check. First, look for the “G80” badge on the driver’s side of the car. Second, feel for the differentials in both front and rear corners of the car. Third, jiggle each axle while turning the steering wheel from left to right; a differential with good free movement should not make much noise when jiggled. fourth, have someone else drive your car and see if they notice any difference in how it handles – a poorly constructed or worn G80 differential can cause some drivers to experience lag or pulling when driving at high speeds.