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The O/D off light flashes and sounds like slipping

The O/D light flashes after using the vehicle for a little while. If you step on the gas and push it down to far the vehicle sounds as if it is either slipping or it starts to stutter.... The RPMs go up but you dont go anywhere. If there is anything else I can try and help with let me know but this is pretty much it. I am afraid it is the transmission but my husband thinks it maybe the drive shaft or something else?? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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The O/D light flashing usually means you lost siganl from your vehicle speed sensor to your engine computer.
First, go to Auto Zone or other auto store that will run a free scan test for you. With the codes, you can bgin to figure out what is wrong. Report back on codes.

Also, check trans fluid level, it could just be low. Read owner manual for directons.

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