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My manual shift light is blinking on my 1989 ford probe it was driving fine and the i started to warm it up after work and it was blinking now the trans jumps around like crazy in between gears and tries to down shift.

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  • racergirl21 Apr 06, 2009

    I have the same problem pretty much maybe it is a easy fix? but it has stumped me. While driving to work one cold morning (-30) my 89 probe lx manuel shift broke and the light started blinking. then with in 3 minutes my speedometer broke (found to be the cable though) then with in a short time after that. if you are stopped in forward gears only (NOT neutral or reverse) the car will die. i have to start it put it in neutral rev it to 2000 then push it into drive. Then it will surge really bad until about 15 mph. Then it has a problem shifting into second from first. after it shifts into second there are NO problems with the way it runs. it is full on fluid. ANY IDEAS?!? thanks if you have a solution please email me
    thanks so much in advance,



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You have an electrical problem, all fords have electric powered power trains (

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