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I own a 1995 ford explorer and just put new tires on it. after driver roughly 30 miles the od light started to flash adn the transmission feels like it is hesitant to shift up. when driving, i have to let off the gas so the transmission will shift up. i was told to diconnect the battery and it would stop. so i did and the od light went off, but the car still doesn't shift right.

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When was last time trans fluid & filter were changed? Should be done every 30k or 3years - sooner of you do any towing. Have it flushed also when doing the filter change.

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