What does your differential do for you?

Power is delivered from your vehicle’s engine, through the transmission, and on to the differential to turn the wheels. A differential allows the wheels to rotate at different speeds. This is important when you are turning a corner as the wheels on the inside of the corner must rotate at a slower speed than the wheels on the outside.

Just as your engine needs to have its old oil changed, the differential fluid (a very thick type of oil) also needs to be changed.

Over the course of time, the differential fluid oxidizes and breaks down, losing its ability to lubricate the gears and bearings in the differential. This can lead to expensive repairs.

We’re mechanics and we love to repair vehicles, but we’d be happier maintaining your vehicle so that it never needed those costly repairs.

Preventive Maintenance

We can protect your differential from oil breakdown by performing a differential service with TerraClean Gear Oil Treatment. It improves the transfer of heat in the system, which reduces oxidation. It also protects the system components from moisture build up.

It helps prevent metal to metal wear that can lead to expensive damage in your differential.
Our technicians replace the old differential fluid with fresh differential fluid, ensuring that moisture and dirt are removed from the system.

TerraClean Gear Oil Treatment is added to the differential. For Limited Slip (Positraction) or Locking Differentials, TerraClean Limited Slip Treatment is applied.

 Benefits of a Differential Service

  • Your differential will be cleaned of contaminants that can damage your components.
  • Your differential will have better heat transfer, and the oxidization process will be slowed on the new fluid which increases the life of these valuable components.

Did you know?

terraclean-logoWhen Paragon Motors performs a differential service using TerraClean Gear Oil Treatment or Limited Slip Treatment, they offer a no charge Lifetime Protection Plan that protects you against differential failure.
Please ask your Paragon Motors service adviser for details.
Paragon Motors uses TerraClean products when they perform an engine oil cleaning service.

You can read more about TerraClean and their products by clicking here.

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    Michael Baccari

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    Jeff Carroll

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    Kaley S.
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    Lori Haisty

    Rang around multiple companies asking for help with my car. Paragon was by far the most cost effective and helpful in helping me understand what was wrong with my car and the repair they were doing.
    Will definitely be a returning customer

    Thanks so much.
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    George Sartori

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    Laurie Paxton

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    Matthew Richardson

    Paragon Motors was a delight. Not only did they give us the best price, but they actually fixed what was wrong. We had taken our car to another place first and they misdiagnosed the problem. Rick took it around the block and knew exactly what to do to get it... read more -

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    Chris Roi

    Hands down one of the best autoshops in town. Quality service and they never try and upsell you something you don't need. You'll get informed on when to do your next repair and the urgency of it. My new auto shop hands down I'll be going back for anything else... read more -

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    Jasmine .

    High quality service.
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    John Cook

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    Frank Rinella

    Rick is a mechanical genius. They care about their reputation about customer service and doing a quality job. Just awesome.
    Nice comfortable waiting area with spot to plug in a laptop or phone. Massage chair...bonus! Decent coffee machine that pumps out coffee or chocolate and everything in between.
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    Carla Polischuk

    Rick and his crew at Paragon motors are awesome!! They are knowledgeable and friendly...the service is great!!!
    I trust them with my car 100%!!!
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    Carla Polischuk

    Rick and the boys at Paragon have taken care of my BMW for years and I won"t take her to anyone else!!
    Knowledge, experience, integrity, helpful, friendly .... that's what you can expect every time!
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    Debra Clark

    The Paragon Motors team went above and beyond in so many ways to figure out why our F150 was stalling, and to fix the problem quickly so we could safely get back home to Washington state.

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    Al Dillabaugh

    This my third time having repairs at paragon, and like the previous..it was a non issue , professional , respectful and knowledgeable are some of words to describe these guys , this time I had my H1 hummer in , as it has been stored for years I had ... read more -

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    Joe Bell

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    Phil Spoelstra

    I've never been more motivated to write a review than this! My wife came off the Coquihalla from Vancouver with some car problems and couldn't find a place open on Saturday that could help her. She found Paragon Motors who showed her kindness, respect and understanding.... read more -