2002 Ford Explorer Q&A
2002 Ford Explorer Question: rear differential replacement
The labor to replace the rear end assembly is about 4 hours. Price of the parts depends on wether you have your rear end repaired or get a rebuilt unit. To get the correct rear end you need to supply the VIN number to the person you may be getting parts from and if your truck is 2WD or 4WD. - patrick mannion
Yours and about every other Explorer out there is bad. My suggestion would be is to go to a shop that specilzes in rebuilding rearends in place of having Ford do it. I have seen customers have much better luck doing it that way. P.S. Don't waste your money on a used one from a salvage yard. As you can see from the other responses what kinda qauility Ford has on their rearends The rest of the trucks are GREAT! - raysautoonline
I just had another front wheel bearing replaced (again) and the mechanic says that he thinks there is a problem with the rear differential, but he can't do it (not a Ford mechanic). He said to tak...
with in the past month i would hear a noise coming from the rear end when i would press the gas and i was told it might be that the differential fluid had ran low or broke down but i have no idea o...
There is a loud roaring sound from the rear end.When on the gas it is loud and off the gas alittle louder. It has 117,000 miles. Has alittle leakage from the rear differential. What could this be?
how much will cost me to replaced the rear differential on my explorer 2003
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