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Overdrive light flashes on the instrument clusted. I pushed the button on the shift lever and nothing happens.

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The flashing OD light means that something is wrong with your transmission and that a code has been set. You need to scan the computer and see what trouble code has been set. If you don't have a scan tool, they can be purchased at almost any auto parts store. You will also need a book to find out what that trouble code means. Haynes makes such a book. Also, many auto parts stores will scan the vehicle for you for free.

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