Question about 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
I drive a 1997 Ford Explorer Automatic. 6 cylinder. 4 wheel drive. 147,000 miles. When I drive over approx 35 mph as soon as I let off the gas my rpms drop out, and a very loud whirring type noise comes from under the hood. If I hit the gas again it stops or if I brake back down to usually under 30mph. It does it every single time I go over approx 35mph. As long as I dont let off the gas it doesn't do it. It doesn't seem to have any issues switching gears. As soon as I let off the gas petal the rpms just go down to 0 instantly and the noise starts until i hit the gas again or brake down. It doesnt sound like metal grinding, its whiring/spinning type noise, like maybe something is trying to grap or catch and its not. It is very loud. The suv doesnt vibrate, lurch, rattle etc when it makes this noise. I can drive around all day and as long as I stay under 35 miles per hour it will never make the noise. Any idea? I Already Tried with a mechanic work on it. He said it was a sensor in the transmission but I don't bi live that.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
CHECK YOUR UNIVERSAILS COULD BE WORN OR DRY U NEED TO PULL OUT THE SHAFT TO CHECK PROPLEY CHECK FOR STIFFNESS AND NOTCHEY MOVEMENT
Posted on Dec 16, 2008
SOURCE: Shakes or Wobbles problem
Hi..my name is Keith..and i can think of 3 possible causes..the 1st one is a tire out of balance..sometime the wheel balancing weights come off...the 2nd one is that the belts in a tire is broken..and the 3rd one is..that you have a warped brake rotor..it shouldnt cost much to have a shop to look at it and fix it..i hope this has helped
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
i would say your transfer case is on its way out. but it is hard to say that is a lot of info to take in but ya i say tranfer case is toste
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 21, 2014 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
Mar 09, 2011 | 2002 Ford Explorer
Jan 30, 2011 | 2003 Ford Explorer Sport
Mar 28, 2010 | 2000 Ford Explorer
Oct 17, 2009 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
Apr 03, 2009 | 2000 Ford Explorer
Mar 03, 2009 | 1995 Ford Explorer
Dec 27, 2008 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
93 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: