Ford Explorer Rear Axle Problems?

Answer Introduced in 1991, the Ford Explorer is a popular mid-size SUV available in four-wheel drive. Although the 2011 Explorer was named the North American Truck of the Year, older Explorer models suffe... Read More »

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How to Check the Rear Axle Grease for a 2005 Ford Explorer?

One of the most overlooked fluids in the 2005 Explorer is the differential (or rear axle) fluid. The '05 Explorer differential calls for 75w140 GL-5 gear oil with a friction additive for limited-sl... Read More »

How to Diagnose car Problems in a Mustang Rear Axle?

The rear axle in a Ford Mustang usually doesn't fail. However, there are two weak points in the axle. The inboard and outboard CV joint on the axle allows the axle to flex. However, the joint also ... Read More »

How to R/R a Rear Axle on a Ford F-350?

The rear axle of a Ford F-350 does the heavy work for the truck. It contains multiple gears and components that allow the drive train to turn the rear wheels. Should any of these components fail, y... Read More »

How do I Replace the Rear Axle in a 1972 Ford F-500?

The 1972 Ford F-500 features full-floating axles that are designed to prevent the rear wheel from falling off if the axle should break. It does this by having the axle flange bolted to the outside ... Read More »