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Old 04-04-2014, 15:54   #1 (permalink)
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2001 ford windstar o/d light flashing

i got a 01 windstar that after being on the highway for about 20 to 30 mins drops out of o/d then the o/d off light starts flashing and i can feel it going in and out of o/d. so i stopped and shut the van off checked the fluid and everything seemed so started the van back up and the light wasnt flashing then about another 10 mins of driving the highway it did it again and i noticed that after the light starts flashing it shifts really hard
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Re: 2001 ford windstar o/d light flashing

Won't be able to help much without codes



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Old 04-04-2014, 16:06   #3 (permalink)
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have not got any codes really strange to me thought it would store a code if it was any sensors or solenoids
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is there a chance that when autozone told me to turn the van off it could of cleared the code?
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No it has a code stored if OD light was flashing. My guess is going to be Torque converter clutch slipping. Will need codes to verify tho. Maybe autozone scanner not capable.


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not sure figured there would be a code stored do dealerships do code scans that you know of
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They'll charge you. The last I knew, the scanner that Autozone use is just engine management. Might want to do a call around and see if anyone loans a scanner that will read transmission codes.
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stupid harbor freight one i just got wont even link to the van guess its going back in the morn
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well got a code P0734 Gear 4 incorrect ratio
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Will this help you?

OBDII Code P0734 - Gear 4 Incorrect ratio | HelpForCars.net
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