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1999 Lincoln continental. When the car tries to go into overdrive the check transmission light will come on and it will start shifting rough. And sometimes if I stop completely without turning the car off it will not shift into gear at all. But when I turn the car off it clears the error and runs fine until it tries to go into overdrive again. I haven't worried about it t

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Have you checked the transmission fluid level?

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    Have you checked the transmission fluid level?



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SOURCE: 95 Lexus ES 300 check engine light is on and the overdrive off light is flashing

chances are you don't have to replace the computer. the reason i tell you this is because you did not mention that the car is running lousy. no complaints of rough idle or missfire or hard starting. chances are that your engine speed sensor which sends the signal to the computer which then controls the transmission is most likely the culprit.. and it could just bhe that there is a loose connection between the two. if that is ok then your transmission control module is faulty. this is not the main computer, but the gobetween the trans and the ecm.. hope this helps please rate this...thanks(btw....the knock sensors control timing not the trans mission)

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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Stratus automatic has trouble shifting gears

I had the same problem - it was a fuse that controls the speedometer and the shifting solenoid

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SOURCE: 2002 Lincoln LS V8, gear shift shows E, check transmission light

sounds like tranny computer is bad take it to a grage and have a computer put on it cost about $50.00 to do this

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SOURCE: transmission shifts hard ,overdrive light flashes

I had a similar problem which turned out to be caused by a leaking vacuum line.

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SOURCE: Lincoln Navigator transmission problem

check and replace filter and fluids just like oil it tends to burn up and blacking and needs to be changed and flushed checking your tranny fluid it should be a red color not a dark red or with a black tint

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