will my o/d light flash if im low on transmission fluid ?

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Asked by May 18, 2015 at 08:08 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1999 ford explorer v6 2wd sohc

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A blinking O/D light means there is a transmission fault code or overheating, so yes. Fix the leak and replace the fluid ASAP before internal damage is done.

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there is no leak it was just low on transmission fluid so i added a quart ... should i drop the pan and do the whole fluid change ?would this hurt the transmission like on the 03 ford explorers?? .. ive only had the car for 3 months and no service records .... it has 188k on it shift funny with reverse but still shifts great every where else....

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