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how to find out what gears I have?

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how to find out what gears I have?

This is about my explorer. I looked for an axle tag and with no luck. So how can I go about finding out what my gear ratio is?
 
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Read the label on the driver's door jamb and look up the axle code here. This is a Ranger link but also has the Explorer codes listed.
 
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Jack up the rear of your truck and count how many revolutions the driveshaft makes for every one turn of the rear wheels. My truck was just a hair over four turns so I know I have 4.10 gears.
 
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