o/d off light flashing on dash button on gear shift not working


Asked by Aug 28, 2014 at 04:56 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLT Sport V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You can try removing the positive cable for a few minute,s and see if it will reset,if not you may need to take it to a mechanic,or dealer to fix this problem.

Tom Demyan

It usually means a transmission code is present and it needs attentions sooner than later.


Same thing happened to my 2003 V6 explorer a while back. Took it to my reliable tranny guy who stated it was an electronic part mounted on the transmission. Fix took about 20 minutes. Stay away from the big boys who advertise all over the tube. They will probably say you are in need of a new tranny.

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