Can I drive my 2003 Ford Expedition without front drive shaft?

Asked by Jun 11, 2017 at 10:23 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLT Sport V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Drive shaft U joint worn, need to replace. Can I drive my vehicle safely, without further damage?

2 Answers


Keep it in RWD and you should not have any problems.

It acts like traction action, and kicks in to 4WD at will. You can feel it kick on and off.

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