2005 Mercury Mariner 2wd transmission problem


Asked by Apr 26, 2015 at 02:06 PM about the 2005 Ford Escape

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Transmission skips from 1st to third and overdrive light flashes shortly after shifting into overdrive

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The flashing light is telling you a transmission problem is present and needs attention. I would have it checked as soon as possible, these trannies are know for failing with just the slightest provocation.


Thanks, I know the light means trouble. I am looking for someone who had similar experience. I believe the second gear clutch pack has failed. I am not sure however. I also don't know if that will cause it to drop out of overdrive, and also make the light flash.

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