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Flashing D transmission light on 08 Honda Odyssy. A couple

Flashing D transmission light on...
Flashing D transmission light on 08 Honda Odyssy
JA: Have you checked the transmission fluid?
Customer: A couple weeks ago and was fine. Will check again. Noticed it takes a second or two when put into gear for transmission to engage
JA: Are you fixing your Odyssey yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just noticed it an hour ago. Also slight burning scent inside
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not sure what this service it. Was just googling the issue
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Mike V.
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All the flashing D light is really telling you is that there is a problem with the transmission and there is a code stored in the transmission control module. With a slight burning smell, the first thing you would want to do is check the transmission fluid. If you've sprung a leak, then it might be causing the smell, and the light will come on. Otherwise to know the issue you will have to have it scanned. There are a couple of switches on the outside of the transmission that might be leaking and causing both issues as well.

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Hello again were you able to get any codes? Do you need more help with this?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Took van to Honda dealer and transmission pipe to heat exchanger corroded and drained fluid while my daughter was driving 100 miles. Tranny is toast and more to fix than van is worth. Bought a new Civic now for her at school.

Thanks for the follow up, and I have to say sorry to hear all this happened, but truly glad it's resolved.

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