Originally posted by LordBritish@November 15, 2005, 12:44 AM
Well, the flashing O/D light is gone so may be it was a fluke.
computer resets fault on power cycle. problem will most likely recur with increasing frequency. push the issue if it starts happening more often in order to collect under warranty.
I agree with the other assessments: 'trip to dealer' and 'someone else's outcome was to replace tranny'.
Topical sad story: My 2002 Explorer is currently at the dealer for tranny replacement. 102,000 miles. OD off light flashed and they replaced solenoid pack which lasted a year, then light started coming on again with increasing frequency, delayed shifting and then CEL came on. Tranny fried...
Ford has serious issues with 'engineered components'. I am convinced that their CAD software has a bug in it that throws their calculations off. Or they subtract from their reliability margins instead of adding. blah,blah,blah...