what risks can you have if the rear end differential does not get fixed

Asked by Feb 14, 2015 at 10:42 AM about the 1999 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I hear a clunking noice in the rear when i start to take off

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It will get to the point soon that it will either lock up completely or start braking parts inside. Have you checked the diff lube in the rear end? Are your axle seals leaking? Are you sure its the rear end and not a u-joint(s), driveshaft, rear spring, loose or broke shock or shock mount?

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probably not rear end have you had drive shaft checked

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