My o/d OFF started blinking and now it will barely move in reverse and drive but will drive in 1st and 2nd what's wrong?

Asked by Mar 21, 2017 at 10:42 PM about the 2000 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: General

My o/d OFF light started blinking and now it barely moves in reverse and drive but I can drive it
in 1st gear or 2nd gear what's wrong?

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O/D light blinking means there is an issue with the transmission , which you found out first hand. There is then a OBDii fault code or codes stored in the cars system and can be retrieved to detemine what exactly is causing the issue in the transmission. You can retrieve them by scanning for the OBDii codes. The transmission codes will be 700 level ones. ex. p0700. It could be as simple as a failed transmission solenoid to a broken part inside the trans requiring a rebuild.

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