# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 413971015

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify causes of drive axle(s) drive unit noise and overheating problems.

Definition

Identification should include
  • checking for oil contamination of the axle housing
  • verifying any external oil leaks
  • determining needed action.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What might excessive oil on the inner or outer wheel indicate?
  • What can result from lack of lube to a wheel end?