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lite..trans overdrive is flashing, and speed gage does not work…

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my abs lite is on...
my abs lite is on, and trans overdrive is flashing, and speed gage does not work. what is my problem
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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 8 years ago
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Hello and thanks for using Just Answer.

I will try my best to help you with your question.

The rear speed sensor in the rear axle on the top is the problem. It is nor sending out a vehicle speed sensor which your ABS module, Speedometer and transmission needs.

Replace the sensor and everything should be ok.

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