02 explorer od off light - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Explorer | Ford Explorer Sport Trac | Mercury Mountaineer | Lincoln Aviator
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Ford Explorer | Ford Explorer Sport Trac | Mercury Mountaineer | Lincoln Aviator Forum for discussion of the Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer and Lincoln Aviator.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-28-2011, 07:47   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 2
02 explorer od off light

The od off light has started turning on and off on its own. Since then I noticed a slight jerk in the transmission. A couple days later the transmission will be in drive but when you gas it. It acts as if its in neutral. Same with reverse. I've seen that in some cases it could be a sensor and in others could be due to the wires shorting out cause ford went the cheap route and just covered the wires in a duct tape type material which eventually melts and then the casing on the wires eventually melt as well causing it to short. Is there any truth to these. If so, are they expensive repairs. Probably not more than a new tranny or tranny rebuild which I'm really hoping it isn't. Having the code checked today. Since I can't drive the truck, anyone know of an auto parts store that rents code readers and where would I plug it in to read the code?

Thanks in advance.

Last edited by jt02explorer; 02-28-2011 at 07:49. Reason: Spelling
jt02explorer is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-28-2011, 07:52   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Sterling_Six's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Green Bay, WI
Posts: 1,135
Re: 02 explorer od off light

Quote:
Originally Posted by jt02explorer View Post
The od off light has started turning on and off on its own. Since then I noticed a slight jerk in the transmission. A couple days later the transmission will be in drive but when you gas it. It acts as if its in neutral. Same with reverse. I've seen that in some cases it could be a sensor and in others could be due to the wires shorting out cause ford went the cheap route and just covered the wires in a duct tape type material which eventually melts and then the casing on the wires eventually melt as well causing it to short. Is there any truth to these. If so, are they expensive repairs. Probably not more than a new tranny or tranny rebuild which I'm really hoping it isn't. Having the code checked today. Since I can't drive the truck, anyone know of an auto parts store that rents code readers and where would I plug it in to read the code?

Thanks in advance.
Hello and good day:

Here are a couple of Links that may help.

2000 Ford Explorer O/D light flashing!!! - Car Forums and Automotive Chat

2002 Ford Explorer O/D Light Is Blinking | CarComplaints.com

http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...ad.php?t=94610

Overdrive light flashing - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums


Go to AutoZone, or Advance Auto, Pep Boys to get the Codes Read
__________________
Good Luck and good repairing Sterling_6
"You know, just like in that Book, When Jesus beats up Moses to get Religion!!"
Sterling_Six is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Explorer | Ford Explorer Sport Trac | Mercury Mountaineer | Lincoln Aviator



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:04.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.