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  • NOISE - "RATCHETING" - FRONT AXLE - 4X4 - SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS - BRONCO, F-150 AND F-250 UNDER 8500# GVW
  • AXLE - 4X4 - "RATCHETING" NOISE - SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS - BRONCO, F-150 AND F-250 UNDER 8500# GVW
Publication Date: MARCH 17, 1997

LIGHT TRUCK:
1995-1996 BRONCO, F-150, F-250 LD

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to remove reference to F-250 HD (over 8500# GVW) vehicles.

ISSUE:

A "ratcheting" noise from the front axle and/or a self-engagement of the automatic hub locks may occur on some vehicles. This may be caused by a combination of high axle motoring torque and hub locks which require little torque input to engage.

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