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My od light is blinking and the trans is shifting hard the fluid is full and clean it was working good parked for 15 minutes and this started

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The light means there are codes stored, you must retrieve these codes with a good scan tol then base your repair on the code information. There are about 60 different trans codes which can store and all will cause harsh shifts.

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