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I have a 1997 Ford F-150 2 wheel drive truck when you take off if you don't push the OD button once the truck gets to OD it sounds like you dumped a clutch on a big rig...it slips and won't go any further..it would coast to a stop if you did not de-activate the OD button...once you push the button it stays in Drive but out on the highway you can only go about 55 or 60 and it sounds like the engine is running about 4000 rpm,s due to no overdrive...the light comes on when you hit the pushbutton it displays off on the handle but as soon as you hit the button is sounds like the transmission is slipping...any help would be greatly appreciated...

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Sounds like a bad TCC. This is your torque converter clutch.

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