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by dirky123
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Leaking rear differential
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Leaking rear differential

Thanks for the feedback! It's been decided that the rear cv axles are coming off. After making some repair cost inquiries, it's definitely the path of least resistance. Throttle body cleaning didn't help the surging issue so I guess that's next on the list.
by dirky123
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Leaking rear differential
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Leaking rear differential

The circled bit in this picture is where the leak seems to be coming from
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Apparently Ford no longer makes a replacement part. I think I'm going to contact a dealership and just have them remove the differential.
by dirky123
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Leaking rear differential
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Leaking rear differential

Hi everyone! I just bought a new to me 2005 AWD Freestyle SE a few weeks ago. It has been performing great, but after having some surging issues around 80-100km/h, I took it to a mechanic I know to have the throttle body cleaned (sidenote: not sure if it's made a difference yet) While he had the Fre...