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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Ford Ranger Updated Differential Clutch Kit Available if Rear End Noise is Heard
Ford Ranger Problem
Drive Trains Affected: 2WD, 4WD, Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission
Average Mileage: 128,720 mi (60,000 mi - 179,000 mi)
noise coming from rear end when turning 90 degrees at low speed. put on jack stands no noise running straight
Visitor, 2004 Ford Ranger, 2WD, 60,000 mi
whinning noise from rear end at low speeds
Shaking real bad from the rear end sounded like it wasn't engaging properly.
Visitor, 2000 Ford Ranger, 4WD, 179,000 mi
rear end noise when driving slow in a circle, or right or left turns at slow speed, but never a noise going straight
Visitor, 1999 Ford Ranger, 4WD, 164,000 mi
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..
Visitor, 1990 Ford Ranger, Manual Transmission, 170,000 mi
Rear end noise comes and goes