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Old 06-19-2011, 02:03 PM
mopar9012 mopar9012 is offline
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Default Over drive flashed today

So my overdrive light started flashing today, it made the transmission go from driving normal then to the transmission thinking the over drive was turned off and so the ride was not smooth at all.
I heard this could mean I have a bad torque converter?

How hard are those to replace?
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:50 PM
Rg1Baja Rg1Baja is offline
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Default Re: Over drive flashed today

2wd are a lot easier then 4x4. If your mechanically inclined should take 4-6 hours but that aint hustling. You have to drop the exhaust, pull rear driveline, remove tranny crossmember, remove starter, misc plugs, and bellhousing bolts.
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:33 PM
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Default Re: Over drive flashed today

get the code scanned...any tranny shop/ford dealer should have a capable scan tool
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