what is the button on the automatic trans shifter thats say's hold this is found under the shifter nobb

Asked by Jun 24, 2012 at 01:51 PM about the 1994 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS Coupe

Question type: General

i just got a 1994 mx6 ls and on the shifter under the nob on the shaft is a button that say's HOLD which I have and nothing happens either it doesn't work or I am not doing something wrong at the wrong time.Can you help me with this.its only got 120k on it  and runs great except that dam button

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That is to defeat the overdrive/lockup. Most people in most driving situations would just leave it alone.

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No that hold button is actually for the auto-box to change down without using the kick down. This also saves more fuel. The longer u keep it in hold the more rev's u gain in the gear u are in, and u can red line it before pressing it again to release. When u press it again it will change to the next gear up.

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