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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Buying a truck, the paperwork on it says they are not sure

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Buying a truck, the paperwork on it says they are not sure if overdrive works. Is this a bad sign?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry the Expert you requested was unavailable to assist you today. It appears that Tech is currently "Offline". Now that his 15 minute "request lock" has expired, hopefully I can be of some assistance in his place. Sorry for the delay.

If the paper work says there is a problem with the overdrive not working then YES this is a big problem and could very likely be a very expensive repair including a possible transmission replacement and or overhaul . If you are considering buying this truck I would insist on them fixing the problem with the transmission or consider passing on this deal.

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Thank you, Ron