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: 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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1994 Ford Ranger - Manual Transmission 160,000 mi,
noise coming from rear end when turning 90 degrees at low speed. put on jack stands no noise running straight
1992 Ford Ranger - 2WD 102,765 mi,
Shaking real bad from the rear end sounded like it wasn't engaging properly.
2004 Ford Ranger - 2WD 60,000 mi,
whinning noise from rear end at low speeds
1993 Ford Ranger - Manual Transmission
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.
2003 Ford Ranger - Manual Transmission 117,548 mi,
Noise heard only when clutch released
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
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..
1990 Ford Ranger - Manual Transmission 170,000 mi,
Rear end noise comes and goes