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I have a 1992 volvo 740 wagon with only 150,000 miles and I have a problem with the electronic shift mechanism that can be engaged with the button on the side of the shifter head. I have been told there is a kit that can be installed to bypass this action . Can you tell where I might find this and how diffacult it be to install it

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One- there is a relay that controls the action of the overdrive switch. If it is not functioning correctly the arrow up symbol on the dashboard panerl will not light up. If you press the button and there is a click behind where your fuses are, then the relay should be working. If it activated, the car will go to a lower gear (more rev's) like you wanted to shift down to get better power passing a car or up a hill.
Two- THere is a solenoid on the side of the transmission that activates the overdrive--I havbe found trash in one recently that prevented the tranny from going to the higher gear (fewer rev's)
Let me know if this hjelps. C

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