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You'll need to have codes scanned to see just what it is that the TCM doesn't like.. there are many things that can set the O/D light to flashing. Without knowing the code, it's only guessing.

Generally, this happens with faulty wiring, wire loose or go to bad switch, but need to know is isn't any code there to confirm.

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http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2012/12/transmission-replacing-and.html

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