My 2001 p-71 transmission started slipping then went into not even moving then grinding mechanically then driving smoothly. could this be electronic?

Carroll West

Asked by Aug 09, 2015 at 05:56 AM about the 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The O/ D light even started blinking,  now has stopped

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

O/D blinking is a sign that there is a transmission fault, and or over heating within the trans. Since you had grinding as well, I'd say the transmission is toast. Have your local trans expert diagnose it for you. But my guess is your looking at a rebuild. These P71 cars were put through a lot in the years of service from the local police , so no surprise.

Bob Beaman

Yup, I again agree with Tom, a new, used or rebuilt transmission is probably in your future.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Crown Victoria Questions

Ford Crown Victoria Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 1,610
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 790
#2 FordNut
Reputation 790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis"
55 Great Deals out of 2,589 listings starting at $1,300
Used Lincoln Town Car"
48 Great Deals out of 2,404 listings starting at $1,542
Used Ford Mustang"
746 Great Deals out of 41,448 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Impala"
948 Great Deals out of 35,738 listings starting at $700
Used Ford Taurus"
346 Great Deals out of 23,134 listings starting at $1,400
Used Ford Explorer"
1,382 Great Deals out of 71,751 listings starting at $300
Used Ford F-150"
3,240 Great Deals out of 216,707 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
1,124 Great Deals out of 36,605 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
840 Great Deals out of 39,081 listings starting at $2,650
Used Toyota Camry"
1,647 Great Deals out of 98,538 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Accord"
1,316 Great Deals out of 78,668 listings starting at $1,395