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Old 02-27-2003, 16:58   #1 (permalink)
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Diff noise

I've got an Ef Fairmont, series 1. whenever i break it loose, there is a weird 'clicking' noise from the right rear wheel area, can easily hear it from the cabin after it gains traction again, almost sounds like rocks flicking up or something, but its not. also, would it have LSD? because sometimes its both wheels, sometimes not.
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Old 02-27-2003, 18:06   #2 (permalink)
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if it spins both wheels then its an LSD, if it spins both wheels only half the time, then its a screwed LSD!

Have u checked fluid levels in diff for starters?
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Old 02-27-2003, 18:43   #3 (permalink)
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It's only lsd not a locker or spool.They don't have clutch packs like the 9" either. Just a cone and cup.Thats if it's lsd? Jack rear up, in gear both wheels should turn the same way- if it turn opposit , its a single wheeeler [Graffiti ]..It's fairly normal for them to make that kind of noise. When did you change the diff oil???
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Old 02-28-2003, 15:56   #4 (permalink)
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Diff noise

changed the diff oil not long ago. i mite take it into ford to get it checked out. thanks guys
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Old 02-28-2003, 16:54   #5 (permalink)
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Spinning usually one wheel then sometimes going two wheel can also be a symptom of an open diff about to shi* itself....
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yep sounds like it might be about to sh*t it self. thats all good though cause if it isnt an lsd this time u can put an lsd in it lol.
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