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I have a 2000 Ford explorer sport 4 wheel drive My ABS light is on . Looking at the left front wheel where drive enters the wheel there is a loose ring around the rubber boot. Could this be the cause for the ABS light being on?? What do you call this part?? How do I replace it??? Bill

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that is a boot retainer clip and should be attended to as ir prevents dirt getting into the joint
There is a wire around that point that goes to a sensor got the ABS and it may be loose or damaged
have the boot checked out and if it is cracked have a drive line shop replace it

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serviceing it is ok but i would replace it
once it has frozen up (rusted) it will do it agin a short time after serviceing
i have done this on alot of jeeps and other models
replace it with a new one
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SOURCE: Grinding and clunking noise while turning in 4

I agree w/ Dave, if u have a part time system, u should not use 4wd on dry pavement, if it's full time 4wd, there are 3 couplings that shift torque to different axles to to allow wheels to spin at different revolutions, and u should not experience the 'driveline wind-up' ,or torque bind. If u do, the system needs to be inspected for problems.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 1992 Jeep 4 wheel drive vacuum line for front axle

there is a vacuum switch on top of the transfer case it applies vacuum when the truck is shifted in to 4 wheel drive . if you connect it to direct vacuum you front axle will be engaged all the time

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 jeep GC limited front axle problems

First thing to test is to see if the front driveshaft is getting engaged from the transfer case. With the vehicle in 4x4, and engine shut off, and in park, crawl under and try to turn the front driveshaft by hand. The driveshaft looks like a pipe that runs from the transfer case, located just behind the engine/transmission, to the front differential. If it rotates by hand, there is a problem with the transfer case. Some Jeeps have a vacuum actuator on the front diff that slides a collar inside the axle tube to engage it. I will watch for you findings, and you can leave me another message, and I will be happy to chat back with you on your findings.

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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SOURCE: 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport. Static shifting into 4-wheel drive.

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