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What is the "POWER" button for?

My Subaru Legacy 1994, has a small button (with mark Power) on the Gear Shaft. When I press this button "POWER" sign on the dash board is lit and vice varsa. I do not understand what this button is for? Can anyone help me on this? I guess this button is for overdrive function, but I do not understand when and how to use it.

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  • deelynn888 Apr 13, 2009

    My Subaru button can go either 'power' or 'manual'. I don't know what this is for, but is one going to use more gas than the other. Which way should I keep it for better mileage?

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Hi the pwer button on the gear shift basically lets the car rev higher between gear changes for overtaking etc

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  • noshameo Jan 11, 2011

    1990 subaru,, the one on the knob (manual) switch, holds the gear from changing.
    and the AT button on the console is for higher reving range.

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