1983 Renault R18i Drivetrain Repair

1983 Renault R18i Drivetrain Service

Your R18i’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the full length of your Renault, from back to front. It’s one of your R18i’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1983 Renault R18i drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Renault's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

When to Get Renault R18i Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1983 Renault R18i drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Renault R18i may need driveshaft attention if you feel clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." A lot depends on your driving style and climate. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your Renault R18i.

How much does it cost to fix your 1983 Renault R18i drivetrain? Minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Questions About 1983 Renault R18i

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • Can Renault service save me money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are signs my Renault drivetrain is damaged? Hear noises toward the back of your Renault R18i? See fluid leaking? Having issues turning? These could all be signs of drivetrain damage you don't want to ignore. Take action quickly to catch repairs or replacements before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for Renault R18i differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1983 Renault R18i Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Renault R18i's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1983 Renault R18i repairs.

Service Your Renault R18i Drivetrain

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 1983 Renault R18i drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.