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Getting real bad fuel economy and rpm doesnt seem right as it shifts and gains speed

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Please have your ignition coil pack checked. the coils go bad often on ford cars/trucks. if thats ok, then have your catalytic converter also checked. if its clogged, then it will cause the symptoms you describe.

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SOURCE: The overdrive light on the gear shift is flashing

could be a dirty filter or fluid might try changing filter and having tranny flushed did this w a 96 windstar only just replaced fluid that drained when changing filter dont forget to clean the magnet area on the pan

Posted on Feb 19, 2011

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