ON/OFF light blink onmy instrumental alert panel where often on on my long drive(80miles+)


Asked by Jan 03, 2014 at 04:47 PM about the 1997 Mazda 626 LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The  "OD/OFF" light  start blinking  on  my 1997 Mazda626  now on a long drive. I have my transmission rebuilt in2009 at15000 mileages current  OD is 19000miles.  Its' goes off  after I shut rest it awhile.  Its will disappear  then  suddenly  happen on  other long   miles trip.

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Tom Demyan

The fluid is overheating , I'd still have the trans shop look it over for you, a high percentage is it's internal trans issue. Maybe the fluid and filter just needs a change. Sorry I can't help further.


Tom: Can you or anyone elaborate more specific. What happen when I keep not doing anything to it, other than shut engine down and rest it and continue using it until it occurs again? What will this do to the engine ?

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