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My moms explorer- when she turns hard left or right she gets a rubbing sound like from the tires bit thats not whats rubbing. it sounds like the 4x4 is engaging. she has to back up about 15-30 feet to fix the problem. i cant check it myself. she is too far away. would it be sensors or something in the steering column? she doesnt use the 4x4 could she just pull a fuse so she doesnt have the 4x4 engage anymore?

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No fuse wont help, this sounds like the 4wd is engaged, the front axle hubs need to be checked or the front axle actuator may be stuck, there are a few things that can cause this problem and if its all wheel drive that makes things harder to check out, soory theres no easy fix without having it looked at.also make sure all the tires have the proper amount of air in them 35psi is good, hope this helps.

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2011

    thank you johnjohn2 ill have her read your comment.

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