how to plug in my overdrive plug to my tranmision

20

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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

14 Answers

262,105

huh? Do you mean the transmission solenoid?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20

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

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

that can't be right~

262,105

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

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

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

262,105

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

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

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

20

sound like i need to get it to ford

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

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~

Your Answer

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 77,003 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $2,100.

ZIP:

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    11,240
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,440
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,052 Great Deals out of 84,380 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Expedition
349 Great Deals out of 17,690 listings starting at $1,989
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
856 Great Deals out of 44,858 listings starting at $1,980
Used Ford F-150
3,190 Great Deals out of 239,353 listings starting at $1,300
Used Dodge Durango
317 Great Deals out of 25,653 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
359 Great Deals out of 27,326 listings starting at $1,750
Used Nissan Pathfinder
486 Great Deals out of 27,906 listings starting at $2,250
Used GMC Yukon
621 Great Deals out of 23,423 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Explorer For Sale
7,219 listings starting at $28,435
2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
170 Great Deals out of 41,339 listings starting at $22,896
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
157 Great Deals out of 4,425 listings starting at $14,970
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
385 Great Deals out of 8,042 listings starting at $11,499
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
234 Great Deals out of 5,014 listings starting at $9,650

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.