Question about Ford Explorer

1 Answer

My Ford 2002 XLT Explorer is making the loudest whirring noise. It has been suggested it is the differential which is a huge job. Do you think that could be it. I have had the back and front ball bearings changed and that helped with a different kind of noise.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Expert
  • 4,070 Answers

Hi! Yes it can be the differential but before doing that, please have the gear oil checked first. The gear oil may just be burnt resulting to poor performance to the differential. Please write back and tell me how it goes after the checking. Have a good one!

Posted on Jul 27, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you remove the top section of the seat cover on a 2002 Ford Explorer xlt


I think you should go for manual first after that it would be easy for you to solve your problem. I had visited this site past 2 months before for my vehicle and find it quite helpful may be you will also get something useful here
2002 Ford Explorer Workshop Repair Service Manual PDF Download

Mar 18, 2018 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Rattleting noise seems to be the crankcase rear chain V6.Cyl 4.0 ford exp XLT 2002


Make sure the oil level is good. The hydraulic tensioners for the chain work with the engine's oil. If low it will make a rattling/knocking like noise.

Apr 16, 2014 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Loud Humming/Wheel Bearings?


When you turn and hear a noise it is usually a CV Joint that is going bad. Humming can be a lot of things. Tires wheel bearings, rear end differential etc.

May 05, 2017 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

I have a 2004 ford explorer xlt 4x4 4.0l engine. It seems that that the 2 axles for the rear end are leaking on to the rear differential. I was wondering if that means that the rear pinion seal has to be...


the pinion seal only needs to be done if its leaking, or you think you should while its there getting the other seals, not a bad idea. its a job, so make sure they are experienced with your model. get a few estimates. Use good quality parts (dealer)

Sep 14, 2011 | Ford Explorer Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

My 2000 XLT Explorer makes a 'knocking' noise somewhere in the front end which speeds up as I accelerate. It is loudest at about 50-60km/h and gets quieter from there up... I changed both wheel...


Hello, This could easily be the CV joints. You were in the vacinity of your problem when you changed the hubs. Although the front differential should be checked for gearlube level, the trans fluid is not going into your differential.

You can siphon out the excess trans fluid. The differential is in a floating mode without being engaged, but the CV joints can easily make noise while not being engaged.

I have had a number of clients with 4x4's swear they had problems with the front end. But many have written back to me and let me know thier problem was the front driveshaft U-joint. This is especially true for noises seeming to come from the passengers front side. As the front U-joint is dead center on the vehicle, it is to the right of the Driver so the driver thinks the noise is coming from the far right side.

I hope my solution is very helpful to you.

Aug 26, 2011 | 2000 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

My 2000 XLT Explorer makes a 'knocking' noise somewhere in the front end which speeds up as I accelerate. It is loudest at about 50-60km/h and gets quieter from there up... I changed both wheel...


It could be the CV joint on your front drive shaft. I don't feel that it would be your front differential because if that was going bad you would have one heck of a noise no matter how fast you were going. Hopefully this helps you out a little or at least gives you another place to look if you already have not checked.

Aug 26, 2011 | 1998 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

2002 ford explorer xlt 4x4... Vehicle won't start


My 2002 Ford Explorer have the same problem

Feb 02, 2010 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

2002 explorer drivers window


almost guarenteed the window motor is bad.

Jun 20, 2009 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Rear Axle Bearing


i know for a fact that the bearing comes with the hub., and if the old bearing is badly damage you may need to heat it to remove it from the axel...so this may be a rather big job if your not equipt
with torch or other ...

May 29, 2008 | 2002 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81400 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

gerry bissi

Level 3 Expert

4376 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...