Left work n backed out of parking space n left. While driving forward felt it dragging like lack of power, hard on gas but slow going, along way stopped at gas station

Asked by Sep 13, 2015 at 01:30 AM about the 1994 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When going to back out of spot truck ,
'94 explorer, it would not move. Put it
in neutral n would not move, hooked a
late 90s lesabre to it to pull it n lesabre
spinning tires so he started jerking it n
my rear tires just skidding across
concrete.  Drug it out n put in drive n it
was slow going at first take off then
would roll easier. Got home n tried
reverse n would not move still??????

6 Answers

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In line fuel filter. Cheep fix.

That makes rear tires lock up?

2,055

lol Emergancy break applied. if not the linkage on the transmission might have come out of alignment and when you shifted it into reverse it was still in part unless you could hear the RPM change like it was bogging down trying to move the truck. still thinking eather stuck wheel cyl or emergancy break was applied but some one and forgot to take it off.

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2,055

there is also a linkage look under the dash also I believe that ford did some stupid things with holding the shift linkage on to the collum with a cupple screws that come loose and cause some issues with shifting. this might however be on the bigger trucks

58,815

I will go with emergency brake, or leaking wheel cylinder, unless the differential lock up due to no grease in the rear-end.

63,305

Sounds like the rear brakes are locked up. A dry differential will make noise before it locks up. HTH. -Jim

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