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Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?

To: "Jon Lind" <>, "MG List" <>
Subject: Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?
From: "British Sportscar Center" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 09:01:55 -0700
It shouldn't do any (more) damage in 1st and 2nd, but it will destroy the
one-way clutch in the overdrive if you attempt to drive in reverse with the
overdrive engaged.

British Sportscar Center

----- Original Message -----
From: Jon Lind <>
To: MG List <>
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 8:08 AM
Subject: RE: Overdrive solenoid problem?

> All this talk has gotten me fired up to fix my OD problem.  It's not the
> same, though, as mine will always engage but frequently won't disengage,
> even by the lockout switch.  Is this dangerous?  Will tooling around
> with my 100 ft. lb. of torque in 1st with the OD engaged (until I fix
> it, of course) somehow shred the OD unit?  I wouldn't think so, but I
> guess it's always better safe than sorry.

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