Q: 2013 ford edge limited "service advancetrac light comes on

asked by on February 25, 2018

The service advancetrac light comes on. If I'm stopped, and idling, it will jump into gear when I start to take off.

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

It is possible that you could be having an issue with your transmission. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine if any internal damage exists.

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