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The overdrive switch isn't engaging and no light on dash

Overdrive isn't engaging when the switch is hit and no light on dash

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When you press the o/d switch on the end of the shift lever, you are turning off o/d.
WHen you do this, it turns the o/d light on.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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I respectfully disagree with C17Hydro.

The OD light is "on", because somehow, someone has accidentally turned the OverDrive switch to the "Off" position. This switch is located on the transmission shift lever. When the button is "in", the overdrive is engaged; this is where the switch is supposed to be, to give you maximum fuel mileage. When the button is "in", the light is turned off. When the button is "out", the OD is dis-engaged, and the light on the dash illuminates to indicate to you that the OD is "off". Unless the OD light is blinking rapidly, you have NO transmission issues.

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I have a 2000 mercury viillager and the overdrive won't engage when the button is pushed. No light on the dash as well.


When the O/D light is on, it means you are turoning the O/D OFF.

WHne the O/D light is off, it means O/D will engage.

If you think it is not going into O/D, check the switch.
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Transmission Control Switch —Overdrive Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  1. Remove the lower steering column shroud.
    • Remove the steering column shroud screws.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the overdrive switch wiring clip.
  1. Remove the snap ring from the gearshift lever.
    • Remove the overdrive switch.

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What are these buttons for? e t c drive & side of shifter


The ETC switch is a transmission control device. When it is not active, the transmissions shifts normally. When the ETC is engaged, it alters the shift points.
Example: the 1-2 upshift occurs normally between 18-20 mph. Now, say you are towing something, or are carrying a heavy load...engage the ETC, and the trans computer will "hold" the 1-2 upshift until 22-24 mph. It is just for that, prolonging the shift points, due to load.

The switch on the side of the shifter is for the Overdrive. Engaged (the OD light is off) the transmission shifts into overdrive. This saves you gas. When the button is dis-engaged (the OD OFF light is on) , the transmission does NOT shift into overdrive. It is best to leave the overdrive ON, and the ECT OFF to obtain maximum fuel mileage. I hope this has answered your question. Please feel free to comment back if you have any other questions. Thanks for chosing FixYa for assistance.

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