1983 VOLVO 242 GLT

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  • Tonyrovo1
  • 1983 VOLVO 242
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 159,000 MILES

Have 1983 242 GLT that will not shift in last gear, Auto and the overdrive button works? I can click the botton on the overdrive and see the light go on and off.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011 AT 3:01 PM

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Need to chcek the OD solenoid for operation light coming does not mean solenoid is operating

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011 AT 3:05 PM
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Is there a was to test the solenoid or bypass it so I can get overdrive. Need for work and need a quick fix until part is ordered if thats the problem. Thanks

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011 AT 3:45 PM
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No way to bypass solenoid must engage 3-4 shift valve. Test for voltage ans listen to hear if it clicks.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011 AT 4:00 PM

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