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How do I disconnect the overdrive realy

The over drive on my volvo 240 dl will kick in sometimes when I am on the highway, or after I start it up. The only way i have been able to get it to turn off is to jiggle the relay box itself behind the glove box. I have repalced the relay and still have the same problem. At this point I just want to disconnect it and not have an overdrive function. How could I do this?

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Hey try this. Buy an over-drive bypass plate from IPD (www.ipdusa.com). I had the same problem with my 91 Volvo 940 Turbo. My overdrive solenoid went out, but that would have been $160 to replace. The bypass plate was only $40 and it fixed my problem.

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Remove the wire going to the overdrive unit. from underneath the car. It is located just above the front ujoint

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