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04 Expedition Front end Noise?

I have a 2004 Ford Expedition, sometimes when I turn left, or right, it sounds like the tires are rubbing on the frame or something. I checked the Power Steering fluid and it seems fine, and nothing is actually rubbing or touching. Any ideas? I don't want to go and have a bunch of stuff checked and my regular mechanic just retired.

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    My 2003 was doing the same thing. The problem was the limited slip in the rear end. Have the rear differential fluid changed and have limited slip additive from ford added also. It may take 2 -3 changes before the grinding stops. But its better than having the whole rear end replaced. It will cost u about $162.

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Did you recently have new tires or rims put on? because it sounds like your tires are rubbing on your wheel well/mud flaps. if that's the case you'll either need to: downsize the tires/rims, remove the plastic covering the wheel well (not the body panel of course), or you could always get a lift haha :)....hope this helps ya out, good luck!

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