Detroit continues to refine and expand its lineup of axles. New heavy-duty drive technology provides customers with the latest technology to help improve efficiency and performance.
Designed for higher torque applications, quieter operation and increased payload capacity, Detroit rear-drive axles are also easy to maintain, increasing your uptime and reducing your cost of ownership. Detroit's latest axle technology facilitates the use of faster axle ratios to support downspeeding.Brochures and Videos Maintenance Intervals and Warranties
Model 2 Weight Ratings: 13,000 lbs to 21,000 lbs
Model 4 Weight Ratings: 17,500 lbs to 23,000 lbs
Model 6 Weight Ratings: 17,500 lbs to 23,000 lbs
The ring and pinion gears are machined using highly advanced power-dry cutting and grinding that result in exacting tooth profiles and ideal gear mesh—so precise, in fact, that the ring and pinion gears do not require pairing. These sophisticated processes render perfectly matched gearing to ensure more efficient power transmission, longer durability, quiet axle operation and enhanced driver comfort.
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Larger differential components add stability and increase durability.
Compatible with all brake systems offered by Freightliner Trucks, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and FCCC.
Model 2 features increased ground clearance due to smaller bowl to help avoid obstacles.
Precision-machined gears optimize the power flow and reduce noise.
Designed for construction, distribution, dump, fire and emergency, government, motor home, oil & gas, refuse, and regional.
The integrated Detroit Powertrain delivers the performance and dependability you need to run your business efficiently. Detroit has designed, engineered and manufactured the engine, transmission and axles to work together seamlessly, providing the optimal powertrain solution for your business needs. The integrated Detroit Powertrain is available in the new Freightliner Cascadia®, the original Freightliner Cascadia Evolution® and the Western Star® 5700.
Learn more by visiting the nearest Freightliner or Western Star dealership.Find the Nearest Dealer
The Detroit™ Connect portal is easy-to-use, one-stop-shop for all vehicle performance data gathered, transmitted and analyzed by Detroit Connect. The portal gives you access to insights delivered by Detroit Connect Virtual Technician℠. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.Detroit connect portal login
DDCSN serves as both a public customer website and secure service portal to access DETROIT branded product service and parts information, tools, training, and more. Here you can access a wide range of product literature such as operator mauals, warranty booklets, and even service bulletins. You can also find parts catalogs, sales and marketing programs, webinars, and much more.DDCSN Login
DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Trucks North America umbrella: Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, SelecTrucks, Sterling, Freightliner, and Western Star. Here, you can access the full spectrum of online applications, resources and tools you need. Whether you use DTNA online resources to complete repairs, purchase parts, submit warranty claims, spec new vehicles or track the status of your truck orders, DTNAConnect streamlines the tasks and activities that are part of your daily work routine.DTNA Connect Portal Login