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How to use overdrive button

My 1997 toyota corolla 1.6gli automatic transmission car has an OVERDRIVE button on its stick. When do I use it? Others say it should be on all the time. But what is the purpose of its OFF option? Help...

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Use it only on highways and you should wait until you are in 4th gear to turn it on. If used in a moutain area, it will put more strain on the transmission so make sure it is not on while going up hill.

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If you are going up a hill and the transmission starts to shift in and out of overdrive, then turn it off. You can also turn it off when going down a long hill to save your brakes. Otherwise just leave it on all the time.

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