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2005 Ford Escape, blinking O/D light, etc.

My 2005 Ford Escape has been jumping when I accelerate to 50 mph...not jumping in the lower gears....this evening my O/D light began flashing...any ideas on what might be going on.

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YOU NEED TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE OK WITH THE OIL LEVEL. IF OK CHECKER WILL CHECK YOUR ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION CODES. I THINKING YOUR TRANS IS ON THE WAY OUT

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You may be losing the speedo cable. Others have reported the light flashing related to this. You may also want to check tranny oil condition (color should be clear red, and smell should not have a burnt smell to it)...

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