Updated Differential Clutch Kit Available if Rear End Noise is Heard on Ford Ranger

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, this could be caused by a failing deferential clutch kit. An updated differential clutch kit available.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,731 (60,000–179,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD, Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission
12 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2006
21 people reported this problem
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noise coming from rear end when turning 90 degrees at low speed. put on jack stands no noise running straight
whinning noise from rear end at low speeds
Shaking real bad from the rear end sounded like it wasn't engaging properly.
Clutch just gives out half way will not go in gear
When driving down the road getting off the highway and on the way home.whinning noise sounds like a flat tire.
Noise heard only when clutch released
rear end noise when driving slow in a circle, or right or left turns at slow speed, but never a noise going straight
Load Humming sound coming from rear end. I've been told it needs a bearing kit for a Limited slip differential but I don't know where I can get this repaired.. Don't want to go to a dealer..
Rear end noise comes and goes