Question about 1998 Ford Explorer
COULD BE THE BULB ASSY, SWITCH, BROKEN WIRES
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
I have replaced a few of those buttons on the end of that shifter it just pops right off with a little screwdriver .It's a dealer only item.
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
if the overdrive light is blinking then there is a problem with the TCM transmission control module. if you have access to a scanner, pull the codes, that will lead you on the path to what is wrong. if you dont you will have to take it for service.
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
I bet money on the tranny speed sensor being the problem- I think NAPA has em for about $100 bucks or so, but that has been a while. Good luck
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
Ok, make sure the tcm is connected properly. there is a o/d shift solenoid that is controlled by this device(tcm/pcm). if the wires and module aren't connected properly or, if the tcm/pcm is malfunctioning, it will render the OD inoperable. inspect the tcm and wires on the trans for correct connections and fit. test the module for its operational value and, pull the pan on the trans to test the OD shift solenoid as well.
Posted on May 26, 2009
The OD off switch is powered by the cab fuse panel, Fuse #29 ( 5A ).
If this fuse is blown, could be chaffed wires at the base of the gear shift lever, where they turn out of the chrome tube( behind the plastic cover ).
Without this fuse working, the PCM cannot be signaled to take the truck out of OD, so it could just be the fuse causing the issue. Please add a comment on what you find on the fuse.
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
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