when driving car shifts in and out of OD

Asked by Oct 15, 2012 at 01:47 PM about the Ford Contour

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

bangs in and out of overdrive when cruising - seems to get worse as car warms up

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Sounds like your OD band internal to the transmission is burnt. You need to remove the trans to do so, and since that band is worn, your better off replacing the others. So you should lock out OD in the meantime you save up for a transmission rebuild or replacement.

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