My 1997 Ford Explorer XLT makes a popping and grinding noise when I turn the wheels sharply in either direction, also the 4wd light flashes on and off constantly but the popping stops after it warms u

Rita Cloud

Asked by Sep 05, 2015 at 11:01 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Seems to stop after the car warms up
but the lights still flash

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i would say you have something wrong in the 4 wd if not fixed and driving on dry ground or faster than 25mph could cost a lot down the road check fuses 1st

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