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P0780 engine light

Ive felt the shifter stick now and then when going from park to drive , or drive to reverse and i just put it in neutral before i return to the park position. engine light comes on and the overdrive light on/off will blink until i manually shift to correct but engine light remains. whats the fix

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SOURCE: overdrive contoll button is blinking on 200 f-350 7.2 powerstroke

It sound is if your ABS/Speed sensor is the culpret.  Try this fairly inexpensive repair before you bring it in for a Diagnostic, which can run anywhere from $89.95 & up.  Go to the local ford dealer in your area and ask them for the ABS Sensor in your rear axle differential. The base part number being 9E731. This part runs roughly for about $20.00+ and your own time to replace it. 

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SOURCE: overdrive light on shifter is flashing and

There is another recall on the cruise control. The first added a fuse. This new recall is about wiring and lighting problems caused by the cruise. Everything from not shifting out of Park to no brake lights to false dash indicators. Best to contact the dealer, if it is a recall its free.

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SOURCE: my 1999 ford taurus wagon (automatic) will not go into gear. it comes out of park, but won't go into drive or reverse...you can just slide the shift on the column...it just slips through without stopp

the same thing is wrong with my ford and they told me it was the trans

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Mst shift linkage are now cables. You may have to replace cable.

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SOURCE: My 1999 ford explorer will not go into park;all other gears work

DIsconnext and reconnect the linkage at the transmission. You may want top replace the linkage cable all together. Make sure you set the parking break and block the tires

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