Q: Transmission not shifting into overdrive

asked by on January 30, 2016

The transmission is not shifting into overdrive.

Hello. If the transmission is shifting fine but will not go into overdrive, then it may have a solenoid failure or a pressure problem. A bad brake light switch can also cause this. I would typically start by checking to see if the brake light works. If they don’t or if they remain on, then I would replace the switch. If any of the previous issues mentioned are no the cause, then the transmission would need to be diagnosed. I would get some help from a certified mechanic, like one from yourMechanic, to replace the brake light switch and inspect any other possible issues.

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