Noise from rear end when turning on Ford F-150

Problem Description and Possible Solution

If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, there is an updated differential clutch kit available.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 97,153 (14,000–250,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD, Automatic Transmission
18 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
74 people reported this problem
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Its starts when at slow speed turning left and right and backing up while turning left and right
grinding in the rear end when turning, had it fixed 3 years ago and doing the same thing again
Have a chattering noise when mostly turning to the left. Happened right after they changed my rear differential fluid. Still have not gotten fixed because i am just finding out what the noise is after reading.
noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period
Makes a rubbing/humming sound from rear when turning or going over rough terrin
Noise from rear end when turning (clucking/grinding), noise not constant comes and goes depending on drive time.
noise from rear when turning.
Rear diff makes noise or chatters when turning or sometimes going straight . Brought it to ford 3 years ago and was told out of warranty on a 2006 f150 4x4 with 30000 miles .Now has 43000 and getting worse .
Rear end Shutters when turning L or R
Rear end grinding around corners and backing up, fixed at 28000 and again at 38000 by dealer
Rear end of Ford F-150 grinds when making left and right turns...
noise from rear end its at the dealer now ..they told me the gears were worn out
noise after driving on freeway for a long distance
Very loud grinding noise when turning l or r
When turning r/l after 1/2 hr. Freeway
Grinding while driving down the road constant
not fixed ,hard knock turning right, feeling like its in 4 wheel drive
Makes a grinding feeling when I turn and apply the breaks at the same time
Loud "thumping" from drivetrain when making a right turn at low speed. Seems to happen more when road is uneven.