Dry Excluder Seals May Cause Squealing in Front Wheels Under 30 MPHon Ford Explorer

4wd vehicles may develop a squealing noise coming from the front wheels when driving below 30 mph. This is generally caused by dry excluder seals, lubricating the seals will commonly correct this concern.

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Average mileage : 76,675 (10,000–200,000)
6 Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
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Squealing noise is noticed intermittently from front passenger side wheel area only at low speed, especially when it's cold. Nothing wrong with the brakes or wheel, or any other reason for the noise.
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1999 Ford Explorer10,000
Dealer removed wheel bearing and applied grease to axle shaft bearing seal.
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