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OD Button works sometimes...

jeff4912

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The OD(overdrive) button on the end of the gear select shifter will sometimes illuminate when pushed and sometimes not.

If I shift to neutral and then back to drive, the OD button and light will usually work then.

Frayed or broken wire in OD harness?
 






imp

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The OD(overdrive) button on the end of the gear select shifter will sometimes illuminate when pushed and sometimes not.

If I shift to neutral and then back to drive, the OD button and light will usually work then.

Frayed or broken wire in OD harness?

More likely bad switch. They are known to fail. imp
 






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