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Dashboard message Code came up on vehicle dashboard D/D, any clue?

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If it is, in fact, on the far right side of the cluster, it is an O/D light - as in Over Drive.
You have either inadvertantly hit the Overdrive button, or the sensor has failed.
If it is On constantly, the Overdrive has been engaged.
Any idea if the trans was shuddering, slipping, etc? low or high miles?
If it's flashing, the PCM {computer} is probably kicking out a warning something is not right.
If you go to an autozone, advanced, etc parts store, use their code scanner, and it should pin point the issue.
Could be a sensor, or could a blown gasket, hard to say without scanning for code.
When was the last time it was serviced? Rule of thumb is 2 years for complete trans flush, not just a filter swap and draining the pan.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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