Q33. Can I repair the Select-A-Loc if I need to?

A33. Yes. Depending upon your needs, several types of service kits are available. The gear service kit, locking mechanism kit, starter/amateur kit and the universal wiring kit. 

Q34. Can the Select-A-Loc be used in the front axles?

A34. Select-A-Loc should not be used in front axles that have an inter-axle disconnect. On manual hub applications, both hubs are to be locked or unlocked. Do not lock one side and not the other. Differential damage can occur.

Q35. Can the Select-A-Loc be engaged on-the-fly?

A35. Yes, at reasonable speeds. The wheel speed difference between the wheels should be below 50 RPM to prevent impact loads to the drivetrain. It is recommended that the Select-A-Loc not be engaged if one wheel is completely off the ground or pavement.

Q36. How is the Select-A-Loc activated?

A36. The Select-A-Loc is activated by turning on the mounted switch inside the vehicle. When off, the limited-slip function responds automatically when torque is applied.

Q37. Is a relay necessary for Select-A-Loc operation?

A37. The Select-A-Loc switch is more than capable of managing the current that the Select-A-Loc requires. No need for a relay.

Q38. Can I purchase the wiring harness for the Select-A-Loc?

A38. Yes, the wiring harness is universal to fit any vehicle, and can be purchased separately. Refer to catalog page 32 for Select-A-Loc service kits or visit

Q39. Is the Select-A-Loc and/or limited-slip streetable?

A39. All Auburn Gear differentials are very streetable. Both the Select-A-Loc and the limited-slip provide smooth, quiet operation. In fact, Auburn Gear differentials were used as original equipment in the first muscle cars. Plus, they are aggressive enough to be used in other performance applications. When the Select-A-Loc is in full-locker mode, you may experience some under or push steering