Asked by Jun 25, 2017 at 04:25 PM about the 2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Question type: General

I was gonna wondering is I been driving my 2000
explorer in o/d would it make it go bad

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No OD is just 4th gear. I lock it out if I am towing a load in the hills or driving down a steep grade.


What will make your transmission go bad is lack of maintenance. Change the fluid and filter every 30 - 50,000 miles or more often if the ATF is brown or light pink.

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