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ABS Light Came on and Loud Whining in Rear End?

My ABS Light came on and a loud whining noise is comming from the back of the truck. Noise isn't all the time, Just when Driving at a constant speed or accelerating. When Decelerating the noise suddenly stops. Just replaced U-joints, they were bad but were not causing the noise like I thought.

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    i have a ford ranger 2004 and when i accelerate or cruise past 60km/h it whines really bad. then the ABS light went on and it started to make a horrible whine when coasting. some say the abs light went on cause of the reluctor wheel on the ring gear.

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Just check the wheel sensors and also might have to bleed the brake system

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As your ABS sensor reads the rear ring gear, I would think you need to have your rear end inspected by a competent mechanic.

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Id get a mechanic to look at it. Sounds like a rear end bearing problem. Axle bearings pumpkin bearings.

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Well you can remove the sensor in the diff and make sure that looks ok they g obad quiet often also woulnd not hurt too remove the rear diff cover and inspect the rear end if it is whining and you dont see anything wrong i would refill it with lucas oil/grease and start praying check the pinion too and see if it has any play in it

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