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Overdrive (O/D) OFF switch
Overdrive (O/D) OFF switch

When the O/D OFF switch is pushed with the shift selector in the D (Drive) position, the light in the instrument panel illuminates. See light in the instrument panel illuminates. See Overdrive off indicator light (CVT models) in the Instruments and controls section of this manual.

Use the Overdrive off mode when you need improved engine braking.

To turn off the Overdrive off mode, push the O/D OFF switch again. The will turn off. indicator light will turn off.

Each time the engine is started, or when the shift selector is shifted to any position other than D (Drive), the Overdrive off mode will be automatically turned off.

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