[RESOLVED] how do i know if my car is AWD or FWD?

Posted by garrek11, Jun 22, 2009
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  1. garrek11

    garrek11 Proven Member

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    how do i know if my car is AWD or FWD?
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    Go out to car, go to the back of the car, get on hands and knees, look underneath the rear for the rear drive lines and rear differential.
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    look underneath :rolleyes:
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    Hmmm, walk to the rear of your car look underneath to see if it has a rear end(differential). If it does then most likely your AWD if your talking about a DSM. If your still in doubt then check your vin. Or do a carfax.
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    You can check the vin,on 1g's the fifth spot should be a "T" if awd, an "S" if fwd.
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    1992 - look at the VIN. It will begin as a "4E3CT .. with the "T" meaning AWD. We FWD owners will have the "S" in that position.
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    Are you even one bit serious? Look, or drive it; either way it will take less than 5 seconds to tell.
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