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2001 ford explorer stopped running then no electrical power inside vehicle

Was running in 4wd checking for rt front hub bearing noise while on a lift.rt front quit turning. put trns in neutral and put transfer case in auto mode put in gear was running put running then put on brakes car died .tried to start .no click.turned on headlight switch.they came on .they went off and did not come back on.at sometime during all this we had heard a pop noise.under hood fuses all good except mini fuse 13 only had 9.99 volts at either side to battery ground.in car fuses some at 12.4 volts some at 9..99 volts.everthing inside car is dead.

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Can the wheel bearings on a 1998 Ford Explorer be greased?


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My 2002 Ford Explorer 4WD has a significant humming noise/light vibration while driving and sounds like the rear differential bearings/gears. How can I tell/pinpoint the problem?


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  4. Torque the lug nuts to specification
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