Two problems related to overdrive light on have been reported for the 2004 Mazda Tribute.
The contact owns a 2004 Mazda Tribute. The contact was driving approximately 35 mph when the vehicle stalled with the vehicle exhibiting an abnormal increase in engine rpms. The vehicle became unresponsive to acceleration attempts and was towed to an independent mechanic where the technician stated that the transmission would need to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. Approximately two years later, the contact noticed that the overdrive warning light was flashing on the dashboard and the transmission began to shift erratically. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician advised that the transmission would need to be replaced a second time. The vehicle was not further repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 85,000.
Transmission failed at 70,700 indicated by a flashing o/d light. Had to be replaced at my expense. Replacement is not working properly.