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2002 eddie bauer explorer, growling in front end and noise when turning wheels, can feel vibration in fronty tires. took in and tech drained front fluid and said it should improve the "clutches in front diff.", so far it seems to be getting worse. Is this a common problem with explorers? How much to fix, ball park?

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  • carhob May 11, 2010

    without being able to inspect it,and from discription of problem,frt end growl:could be diff.or wheel bearing,noise with wheels turn.:could be cv axle joint or wheel bearing,frt tire vib.could be tires need to be balance or caused by wheel bearing,cv axle,abnormal tire wear,slightly damaged wheel rim,these are possible causes,you have to find problem first,changing oil in diff. will not fix problem,if problem is the diff.

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Well i have the same explorer that you do and it is my first ford i have the same thing this is after doing the rear end 1200$ trany was 1000$ transfercase was 1100$ and now it is doing the same as yours in my oppin ford exploders are **** i will never buy one again sorry for your problome but ya yours 1000$ to 1500$ fords exploders ****!!!!!

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