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I had a flat tire and replaced the tire with the spare tire,

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I had a flat tire and replaced the tire with the spare tire, drove over 100 miles on the highway and replaced it with a new tire, but it still feels like I'm driving on the spare it doesn't feel balanced, and it feels like it's dragging, also my transmission lite blinking every 20 miles
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** this vehicle AWD?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

No

Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

WAS THE SPARE ON THE FRONT FOR 100 MILES?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

Yes

Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

the donut tires are designed to be on the front, because it effects the gear ration, when ever you have a flat on the front, you are suppose to move one of the rear tires to that wheel and install the spare on the rear, I suspect you have damaged the transmission, if the transmission lite is blinking, it has a code stored in the transmission computer, you will have to have the trans computer scanned and see what code it is,Tim

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Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

Could this damage the the transmission?

Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

Yes it could, so you need to have the transmission scanned for codes, the code will tell you the failed component,Tim

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