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I have a 1997 ford expedition and the overdrive light stays on when its actually off is this normal and is it good for the overdrive to be on what should i do

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    if the OD light stays on it means that there is a problem in the transmission, have the powertrain control module tested for trouble codes.

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Hi, this light is signaling a malfunction within the OD shift solenoid that is located within the transmission. the best action here is to take it to the local ford dealer for a PCM scan. you should receive a code that will point to a transmission OD shift solenoid issue.

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