how to plug in my overdrive plug to my tranmision

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Asked by Dec 20, 2013 at 03:18 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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huh? Do you mean the transmission solenoid?

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my truck is running in overdrive because the mechanic forgot to plug in the overdrive cord

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that can't be right~

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Easiest thing to do is take it back to the shop and have them make it right.

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the guy messes up somethin' that simple...how can you trust him with things that actually require a measure of intelligence to perform~

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your right judge, just trying to save the OP some coin.

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Doesn't this one have a transmission control module? needs to visit the mothership periodically?

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sound like i need to get it to ford

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guess '97 do not have them...just a guess TCM? got the ECM...only makes sense....how touchy these things are~

that's just a guess Jamie...Look for ye self what's the deal there...perhaps a vacuum line has come off or is cracked or bloated...always recommend Silicone hoses, like the cops use and what BMW uses too~

just pay attention to what's the transmission doing...Please check the level idling in neutral....fluid should be between the two hash marks...full cold and full hot....presumably~ note the smell and color too~

if the level is low, look to the rubber connectors to the radiator...a common failure point and cause for loss of fluid~

going to look for a TCM...to save face here~

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/251130076676?lpid=82_______ Boy, howdy these are the "brains" of the transmission....if the transmission is mis- behaving....these might be able to be checked for a malfunction...and possibly re-programmed like you said, Jamie~

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