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Overdrive light flashing

I own 2007 Nissan Sentra with 70k miles on it. The overdrive light blinks/flashes constantly as I drive. The faster I accelerate the faster the O/D light blinks/flashes and the car jerks as well but when I hold the overdrive button constant, the light goes off and the jerking stops. I have recently changed the transmission fluid with CVTNS-2 but I have still not found any solution. One other bad effect I have experienced is that the car has started consuming fuel but I do not know whether is as a result of the O/D light blinking. I need help!!!!!!!!!!

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Sounds like a speed sensor is not letting the torque converter go into lock up mode. This condition will affect fuel consumption. Check OBDII for speed sensor fault.

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SOURCE: overdrive light started flashing

the OD light is flashing to let u know a fault has occurred in the transmission electronic controls or that it is slipping plus other issues, go to Kragen or Autozone and ask them to run a trouble code test, it is free, post the code back here for me to look at.

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SOURCE: car is jerking engine light is flashing and smell gas

With modern cars it is bad when the engine light just comes on and the vehicle does something very different. It should not be driven. If the car is smelling of fuel and jerking it is because it's miss-firing (i.e. one or more cylinder is not getting spark but is getting fuel). This can be anything from electrical/electronic to mechanical like a broken rotor cap (as an example). The good thing, is that the light is coming on and a mechanic can check the ECU for error codes. Alternatively, you can buy or barrow one your self and check it out on your own (I think even certain auto-part stores will check it for you as long as you get in the zone;). 1996 is a good year for that since that is when OBDII started and all vehicles started using the same port to check for issues.

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SOURCE: my car is jerking while accelerating and reaching certain RPM

I would look for a fault in the ignition system such as a cracked spark plug. Might need a scope check to put your finger on the problem

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SOURCE: my car is jerking while accelerating and reaching certain RPM

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SOURCE: Check engine light intermittently flashing, car jerking.

Could be fuel or electrical related. Since you may not know the history, this may take a while.
Any amount of smoke from exhaust? White, Blue, Black?
Start with most obvious and inexpensive:
1. Fuel filer clogged (replace fuel filter).
2. Could be the ECM (Electronic Control Module). It controls the ignition spark timing.
A few other things... consider other expert solutions...

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