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Old 03-22-2007, 03:42 PM
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overdrive light blinking

My overdrive light recently started blinking. I also noticed my trans temp which has never got above 160 went up to 200. Any ideals? I was told the trans was rebuilt last year.
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Old 03-22-2007, 04:01 PM
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Its a code, take it to a tranny shop or a dealer to get it read. When the light starts to blink its like a check engine light.
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Old 03-22-2007, 05:00 PM
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I had the same problem once all i did was disconnect the battery and it seemed to to reset never had any problems since then.
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Old 03-22-2007, 07:12 PM
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I'll take my superchips program out and that should clear it, but it's still running hot.
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Old 03-22-2007, 07:23 PM
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had a solenoid stick for a split second on mine last year and the light flashed but you have more issues if your temps are up.
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Old 03-24-2007, 08:50 PM
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yeh that happened to mine and it started shifting with line pressure at the highest psi because i needed a rebuild and it kept slipping, so it shifted really hard at all times to try to save the tranny. so i got a rebuild with a ton of upgrade parts, about 2200$
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Old 03-24-2007, 09:14 PM
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Don't quote me, but I believe someone was saying that when the OD light starts blinking, the trans ups the line pressure to compensate for any problems, as I say, I don't remember who said it, so I don't know how accurate that is.

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Old 03-24-2007, 09:16 PM
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I had the same problem once all i did was disconnect the battery and it seemed to to reset never had any problems since then.
I do not reccomend anyone doing this. If the light comes on it means there is a problem and it needs to be checked. I did the same thing and put it off, it ended up causing me to completley changing the tranny. The code was something to do with the tranny slipping and a connection on the tranny came unpluged. Which caused it to burn up.
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