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Old 01-15-2012, 11:48 AM
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THe other day my overdrive light started blinking,well I just kicked the truck in nutral while driving and shut it off and restarted it and the light quit.But after that the truck shifted gears very hard,and kicked when you put it in drive or reverse.It did that for a day or two,and then it all stopped,and went back to shifting smooth.Well last night,I was coming home,and the overdrive light started blinking again,and immediatly the truck started shifting hard again.I shut it off and restarted and the lights stoped blinking,but the truck continues to shift hard.The overdrive still works,its a 1995 ford ranger 4x4.Any idea on what could be causeing this?
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:55 AM
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That is telling you that you have a trans issue. Get the PCM codes pulled.
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:58 AM
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Try shifting in reverse and drive a couple times. I accidentally did the same thing a few months ago and my truck acted kinda like that and had to drive it home in 2nd. All we did was put go back and forth and it fixed it for some reason lol idk why, but maybe worth a shot?
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:25 PM
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Where would I get the PCM codes pulled at? Advance?
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:26 PM
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Default Re: overdrive light blinking

the scanners advance use prolly arent capable of pulling tranny codes...might have to go to a trans shop
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:28 PM
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Trans shop or dealer
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:35 PM
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Only a transmission repair place or dealer can read the transmission codes.
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:53 PM
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Do dealers and transmission shops usually charge to read the codes?
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:54 PM
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yep there is a diag. fee...varies place to place but at work we charge 89.95(labor rate per hour) to diag something
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:54 PM
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I would be they both would if you don't have them do the repair.
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:56 PM
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Default Re: overdrive light blinking

my does it some times i just pull over and kill it then it goes away
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:11 PM
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My truck did this a few times, and last time it did it my transmission bit the dust, only had 2nd and o/d, got it at the shop now, hopefully wont be to bad
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