Explorer, Mountaineer 2006-2007

Drive Axle Identification


The front drive axle has the identification number is stamped on a plate on the differential housing.

The rear axle code may be found in two places on the vehicle. One is on the Safety Standard Certification label attached to the left driver's side door lock post. The code appears as a number or letter/number combination in the "Axle'' column of the label. The rear axle identification code is also stamped on a metal tag hanging from the axle cover-to-carrier bolt at the 2 o'clock position in the cover bolt circle.