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Why would the Overdrive light remain on and flashing in a 1998 Ford Ranger XLT?

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Answered 2006-08-17 13:43:11

These transmission are rear wheel drive 4 speed automatics, that are all computer controlled. Common reasons for the overdrive light flashing are the external sensors on the vehicle like the throttle position sensor or vehicle speed sensor quite often go bad, causing these symptoms. Always run a scanner first to see if a sensor is causing your problem.

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