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How do i disengage the overdrive on my 1991 toy 4runner A light on the dash says o/d off by pressing the button on gear shift light goes off. when is o/d on and when is it off

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Check out first.Is the shifter towards the "D" or Towards the other side of "D". you could wire the overdrive solenoid with some type of ignition power source there by bypassing the relay and having overdrive all the time providing the problem is before the solenoid.if it is in the solenoid or in the transmission then this will not help.the most common problem is in the relay the relay is easy to replace.

the overdrive relay is located on the fuse panel behind the ashtray.remove the ashtray and then remove trim around lighter socket then you will see 2 screws remove the screws and the storage area will come out the relay is white and about 1x1x3 inch.it will be towards the passenger side of the panel.
And for over drive lights going on/off check the fluid in transmission.If its low then the fluid needs to be refilled.
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