Question about 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab
It could be several things. It has set codes in the PCM for a trans related concern. If the problem indicates a trans priority code it will flash the od light instead of the check engine light. I suppose Ford was helping to route work to the correct specialist tech in the shop. Most trans techs do nothing but trans work and most drive-ability techs do only performance and check engine light concerns. I am the only tech in dealership that does not reject work based on test outcome. If diagnostics reveals engine problem I tear down or replace, The other techs send it to a heavy line tech saying I don't do that type of work. One even will tell you he does not get his hands dirty.
You should be able to get the codes checked for free at autozone/ pepboys/etc. They perform this service and then try to sell you the part they think is bad. I have found that they misdiagnose the concern more often than not. If you will get the codes pulled and reply we can diagnose the concern properly.
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