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

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.

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Average mileage: 127,479 (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
20 people reported this problem
9 people shared problem details
1994 Ford Ranger- Manual Transmission160,000
noise coming from rear end when turning 90 degrees at low speed. put on jack stands no noise running straight
Shaking real bad from the rear end sounded like it wasn't engaging properly.
2004 Ford Ranger- 2WD60,000
whinning noise from rear end at low speeds
1993 Ford Ranger- Manual Transmission
Clutch just gives out half way will not go in gear
2003 Ford Ranger- Manual Transmission117,548
Noise heard only when clutch released
When driving down the road getting off the highway and on the way home.whinning noise sounds like a flat tire.
2000 Ford Ranger- 4WD179,000
rear end noise when driving slow in a circle, or right or left turns at slow speed, but never a noise going straight
1999 Ford Ranger- 4WD164,000
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..
1990 Ford Ranger- Manual Transmission170,000
Rear end noise comes and goes
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