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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cavcounts, July 17, 2011.

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    1. Cavcounts

      Cavcounts New Member

      July 17, 2011
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      Beebe, AR
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1996 AWD 5.0 XLT
      Hello, I just got myself a nice 1996 AWD XLT Explorer!

      Ive always wanted one and finally completed my goal of obtaining one! HAHA!

      Anyways, Its a great truck

      but there are a few questions though, Im thoroughly sure that a front wheel bearing is completely out. It vibrates like no tommorow and the faster I go, the more it vibrates! It also pulls slightly to the right (Steering wheel included as well in the pulling) So thats why Im thinking its a bad wheel bearing...

      Anyways, whats the average price for a front wheel hub assembly or bearing, and what kind of damage can be caused by it?

      Whats the gas mileage I should be getting out of my Explorer? Its a 1996 AWD 5.0 V8.
      with AC on?
      with AC off?

      what are some things I can do to bring more horse power and better mileage?

      Its got 155,000 miles what should I be looking for?
      Thanks Guys!
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    3. BrooklynBay

      BrooklynBay Moderator & long time member. Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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