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2003 Ford taurus transanxle Light comes on

I have a 2003 ford taurus, the transanxle light blinks. Is that the sign to jump ship or is it a easy cheap fix?

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  • jamesvirgil Aug 27, 2008

    Twice while driving 2 hours from home on a trip, I had no problems with this warning light, but on return journey after an hour out the light came on...stopped car, started again after 5 minutes, no problem, until another hour passed, repeated stopping and starting. Drove at home--no warning light. Car is garaged at home and stands outside in salt air while on trip. Our faithful mechanic saw nothing amiss except noted that there was a diagnostic notation--but couldn't turn anything off. Recommended another garage with more sophisticated diagnostics. Once before this happened on a long trip, stopped at garage after being on road for 1 1/2 hrs and they put it on dx machine, turned it off...no further problems for 3 years. So we aren't really worried, think it is a sensor problem. Did have fluids all changed this time--$200 due from 40-60K miles. We are at 55K. Don't know if this will help--either changing fluids or responding!

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