I recently brought my 1997 ford explorer limited AWD to a service shop with front end grinding noise. Almost sounded like muffler drag. Mechanic said it was front drive shaft and it would cost $655 bucks is this right price? I thought the AWD didn't have front drive shaft, any suggestions?
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1997 Ford Explorer Question: drive shaft or solid steel drive axles?
Answer #1tincups February 26, 2009, 19:48Technician
Is it AWD or 4WD? There is a big difference.
Replyjustice2233, February 26, 2009, 20:24Rookie
The explorer is a 1997 limited AWD and the problem was od/off button sticks and was not disengaging what a deal saved 300 or so bucks
Answer #2hemicuda February 27, 2009, 12:04Master
$327 to $428 at http://www.parts.com/ or at http://www.napaonline.com/MasterPages/NOLMaster.aspx?PageId=430&CatId=8&SubCatId=8 $259 plus the core charge and 1.1 hours labor is what the book shows