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    A Variety Of Concerning Sounds Coming From My Front End

    Hey everyone, I just bought a 2007 Ford Explorer XLT, 4.0L V6, 4x4. When I purchased it a few days ago it test drove just fine other than a humming noise which the owner told me was due to a bad wheel bearing. 2 days ago I put a new wheel bearing and hub assembly in on the passenger side and...
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    Howling or whining noise after 30mph only accerlating.. Other issues??

    I have a 2008 ford explorer xlt with 70k miles. I have noticed that when im driving, after it kicks into 4th gear or after about 30mph (depending on how hard i am on the gas) i start yo hear a howl/whine noise. I can hear inside the truck. If i let go off the gas, it goes away. If i slightly...
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    02 Explorer 4WD Drivetrain Fun

    Hello again all, I just got my truck back after getting a mechanic to replace the block and all other components. He did alot of whining and complaining about the extra work, but nonetheless the switch from a late 90's Explorer block to '02 was a success, just took some messing around. The...
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    New IAC CAUSED howling noise

    I've seen a bunch of posts regarding old IAC's causing a howling noise, and cleaning/replacing made them better; however, I just installed a new IAC and now I have howling at idle when I didn't have it before. I bought the cheapest one, duh...