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Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?

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Subject: Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 15:20:33 -0700
I'm trying to think of a explanation of why it sticks in OD. I suppose the
solenoid could be sticking (at least it's accessible). The only electrical
explanation would be a short through both switches, which would be
astronomically unlikely.

on 6/7/01 2:56 PM, Jon Lind at wrote:

> No, but thanks for the tip!  Great.  Now I can never go in reverse.
> Hmm.  I guess I better get it fixed.  It's a tough one, though, because
> it works most of the time.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Max Heim []
> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 10:41 AM
> To: MG List
> Subject: Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?
> Uh, maybe not, but shifting into reverse with OD engaged will definitely
> damage the unit (according to all literature on the subject). I'm a
> little
> surprised you haven't encountered that yet.


Max Heim
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