How to Fill the Differential in a 1999 Ford Explorer?

Answer The 1999 Ford Explorer uses a differential system that allows the drive wheels to spin at different speeds. A differential is necessary for proper turning because one wheel moves less than the othe... Read More »

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How to Change the Differential Fluid in a Ford Explorer?

Ford’s Explorer SUV has a solid rear axle up to the 1999 model, and independent rear suspension from 2000 on. Changing the gear oil in the rear axle in a vehicle probably is the most neglected ma... Read More »

How to Repair a Rear Differential Leak on a Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer’s rear differential houses the ring and pinion gears which are instrumental in transferring torque from the driveline to the rear axles. Several quarts of gear lubricant fill th... Read More »

How to Fill the Transmission Fluid on a 2003 Ford Explorer?

The process of filling the transmission fluid on a 2003 Ford Explorer the same as it is for most American vehicles. Fluid must be checked and added while the engine is hot to make sure you are gett... Read More »

How to Set the Timing on a 1999 Ford Explorer?

The 1999 Ford Explorer, in fact all Ford Explorers, have the ignition timing set and controlled by a computer in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The owner of the vehicle can only check the tim... Read More »