My 1989 Volvo will not go into overdrive. The dash light is on.

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Asked by Jul 14, 2013 at 01:44 PM about the 1989 Volvo 240

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Which dash light, you have a few?

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The dash light with a arrow lit up. I believe it is for me to shift into overdrive. I thank you for your help. Steve

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You've hit a button on the gear shift. Sorry my car is not here now so I can't go get an exact description of the location. But look around on the shifter handle.

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Here is a great write up - including advanced trouble-shooting. The button is intended to keep you from going into overdrive when towing.

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Wow. It did not add my link. Trying again. http://www.volvo-forums.com/t19172-won39t-shift-into-4th-gear-up-arrow- light-on.htm

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There is a button on the shifter handle, but the button does nothing. The fuses are good. Help, Steve

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