Having problems with your 1998 Ford Explorer ?

1st and o/d gear do not work and O/D light flashes

\015 We replaced wiring to the trans and entire trans and the problem is still there.\015\012Codes: P1747, P0743, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765 and P1746\015\012Any ideas??\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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Dealers are very rude and they will all ways charge you more money then needed. I got codes for my car from and personal owner (small business) they did a check engain scan and the codes came up and they were very nice after I had asked if they would please write down the meanings of the codes, When they did that there were some that they did not know but the parts store like schuck's will scan for free and again they will also write down what part you will need for the code and they should also know about those other codes as well. I do live in Vancouver, Wa and I'm not sure where you are located but the people that are helping you should like they really don"t want to help. Rude people every where.
I would say that the 1 gear and odo is out. Transition may need replaced but first you have codes great, shucks automotive will place a reader to your codes and tell you for free what it is, You may be able to call and tell the codes but I would do that step, The only ones that are going to have the answers to the codes are dealers, auto shops and parts stores. Part stores are free. If you don't have odo placed on the dash board then push the odo butten and it should say odo off then when the car is shut off it should go back to the way it should when you start the car again, and odo should not be showing because it is always on . In stead of trying to go to a auto mechanic I would place phone calls most of them are very nice and information is very helpful, The ford store is very happy to give you any info you need.
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