Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 1997 - 2003 F150
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1997 - 2003 F150 1997-2003 F150, 1997-1999 F250LD, 7700 & 2004 F150 Heritage SPONSORED BY:

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-29-2008, 05:07 PM
bradahl bradahl is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 6
bradahl is starting off with a positive reputation.
Unhappy Whining/Grinding noise in rear end

Hey all,

My '01 supercrew seems to have some issues. When the truck warms up, after driving 15-20 miles, and I turn a corner, there is a whining/grinding sound that comes from the rear end of the truck. I had a leak in the rear seal awhile back, had it repaired and the synthetic oil replaced, but wonder if there is additional damage. When I come to a stop and turn to the right, the truck "chatters" as it turns, so I am wondering if it is the Ring and/or Pinion, or perhaps a bearing that is worn and ready to explode when I am on the interstate next time??
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-29-2008, 07:32 PM
steve(ill)'s Avatar
steve(ill) steve(ill) is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 6,339
steve(ill) has a very good reputation on FTE.steve(ill) has a very good reputation on FTE.steve(ill) has a very good reputation on FTE.
go to Auto Zone and get a 7 oz tube of friction modifier to add to the gear lube. the noise is the limited slip clutch chattering.
__________________
2002 SuperCrew 4 x 4 5.4 XLT -115K miles -NEW
2010 EDGE FWD - V6 ----------40,000 miles
2002 Explorer 4 x 4 4.0 XLT --- 162,000 miles
2001 SuperCrew 4 x 4 5.4 XLT -235K miles -GONE
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-29-2008, 11:31 PM
firefighter1416's Avatar
firefighter1416 firefighter1416 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 452
firefighter1416 is starting off with a positive reputation.
if it was just the chattering yes i would say it is just the limited slip, but since you also have grinding there its hard to tell. i tried adding just the tube of modifier with no luck i finally had to tear the rearend down and buff the glaze off of each clutch. i would start with taking the pan off the rear end and see if any metal shavings come out or there are any noticible problems. good luck
__________________
02 F 150 Screw FX4,Lariat,Ranch hand front replacement grille guard,Speed Tech Lights red and clear in the grille,Black nerf bars,BFG All-Terrain T/A's,Huskey floor liners,250 Watt amp pushin 10" sub
08 Ford edge, huskey floor liners, sport wheels,Wifes "G" ride
96 F-150 XL Farm Truck
Reply With Quote
Old 02-29-2008, 11:31 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
whining/grinding noise when accelerating Robtony20 Expedition & Navigator 0 08-04-2012 10:17 PM
Weird Steering issue Trailblazen Expedition & Navigator 4 05-13-2010 06:07 PM
Tranny Noise in Neutral and Park...Help? Cybertaz126 Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 3 10-07-2009 01:40 PM
Explorer front end noise u42011 Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 8 03-31-2006 04:03 PM
Whining/Grinding under the hood Dunnage 1997 - 2003 F150 20 04-21-2005 11:40 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 1997 - 2003 F150

Tags
06, edge, end, f150, f350, ford, grind, grinding, noise, rear, whining

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup