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My husband has a 2005 f350 6.0 and the tow haul light is

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Hi.my husband has a 2005 f350 6.0 and the tow haul light is blinking, can you give is an idea what this could be we recently install new cables to tow a boat can this installation be giving wrong reading info to a sensor or somehting
JA: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?
Customer: tow light let me asking him
JA: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no we are just wondering what is wrong we have not touched anything
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no that is the only concern
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

The flashing light is the PCM telling you there is a concern with the transmission and codes are stored which a scan tool can retrieve. This is not related to the wire harness for the trailer.

If you know the codes stored or have any symptoms I can help more as to what is wrong and how to address it. One thing to look at is the trans oil temp reading, that is a common failure part in the 5R110.

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