1998 Ford Expedition Q&A

1998 Ford Expedition Question: Rear Differential repair

I heard a loud rumble from the rear end and had a diagnostic which stated there is a problem with the rear differential and its leaking oil. Does this mean it needs to be replaced and how costly is this type of repair? -
Answer 1
the noise is the problem. that could be a bearing or ring and pinion. yes, it is costly. overhauls are around 900-1300 depending on needed parts. Roy -
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