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Old 01-23-2013, 11:56 PM
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Over drive light flashing off

sorry if this is the wrong place guys, im new to the forums but anyways my problem is my od light is flashing tranny shifts good i have all gears and my speedometer works fine, bought it last week from ford they said they would fix it when i took it to them they decided since they sold it so cheap that they wasnt going to. any ideas? its a 2003 f-250 xlt extended cab short bed with a 7.3
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:12 AM
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Stop driving it before you make it worse. Get the codes pulled and don't use the free scanners at the parts store, they can't read our codes. If your really lucky it will be something simple and cheap, if not be prepared for a vary expensive transmission replacement. Sucks that the dealer isn't helping you but you have to get that kind of stuff in writing.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:16 AM
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its curretnly in the shop they are fixing some other minor things that they said they would fix, they said they would fix it and had the parts ordered until i went in today and dropped it off. they are suppouse to look into it for me at the least i think and tell me what i need ive been doing alot of reading and ive seen anything from a blown fuse to new torque converter and tranny.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:31 AM
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Hopefully they can tell you what the issue is. Without codes, you won't know if it's a $0.02 fuse or a $5,000 rebuild.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:35 AM
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Ya ill post the codes later today once they tell me if they tell me so I can have a idea what I'm looking at
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:31 AM
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Code I have is P0741 any ideas how to fix
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:38 AM
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"The PCM picked up an excessive amount of TCC (torque converter clutch) slippage during normal operation"

Do you have a tranny temp gauge? Just to see if your temps are high?

Sounds like soilinoid pack or TC...

PS, i kow I cant spell
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:26 PM
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Temp is normal right about the middle, and I've seen alot saying its usally a solenoid or the seal, first thing out of the dealership was I need a new tranny
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:28 PM
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I'd at least try to drop the pan do filter change and flush, and new soil. pack....alsot cheaper to start there. If that dont help then trans has to come out (good reason to upgrade )
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:11 PM
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What would the actual name of the solenoid be and the price for it and a change of filter and fluid cost?
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