Ford Explorer 2002 makes a variable whirring noise in rear when slowing down. Had aligned and tires rotated, but still there. What could it be?

Asked by Jan 11, 2014 at 10:09 AM about the 2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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That sounds like a ring and pinion problem inside the rear end.

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I had to have a wheel bearing replaced ...

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