My 95' explorer OD light will flash rapidly while driving with the check engine light, then they go off then after a while it do the same again, i'm not having engine trouble, want to know or do

5

Asked by Apr 16, 2014 at 12:23 AM about the 1995 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

OD Light flashing with check engine at the same time, then goes off like nothing is
wrong,
car is well taking care of and Maintain with oil changes,
never had transmission trouble and its automatic, has 210,120miles,
drives normally,

3 Answers

19,985

possible o2 sensor failing

23,765

O2 sensors don't cause OD lights to flash! You need to hook up a scan tool and read the DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) You have a ton of miles on that Transmission - more than most people - and I must commend you for maintaining it! But, it's possible that it is tired and needs to be refreshed (re-sealed). OD light can be a failing solenoid, sensor out of range, slipping Torque Converter clutch - a large variety of things. Get the codes - see what the computer says is wrong.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
17,870

My 96 V6 had the same problem. It was a solenoid in the tranny which required changing. Not a big or expensive job for a tranny person, if that is what the problem is. My tranny guy told me when it lights up and begins to blink to immediately drive it over to his shop and not turn off the engine. He had to diagnosis it while the light was doing it's dance.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 75,232 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $750.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 9,900
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,990
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,032 Great Deals out of 73,520 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
568 Great Deals out of 27,717 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-150
2,316 Great Deals out of 210,527 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota 4Runner
258 Great Deals out of 20,716 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Pathfinder
287 Great Deals out of 22,346 listings starting at $2,250
Used GMC Yukon
373 Great Deals out of 17,170 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 47,459 listings starting at $23,282
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
155 Great Deals out of 5,621 listings starting at $19,694
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
135 Great Deals out of 4,175 listings starting at $14,995
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
202 Great Deals out of 6,258 listings starting at $11,495
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
104 Great Deals out of 3,216 listings starting at $7,950