Can not get 5th gear/overdrive to engage

Asked by Feb 15, 2018 at 11:41 AM about the Volvo 740

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Light (5) comes on on the dash board when the gear button is pressed but
there is no engagement. it used to work fine but stopped suddenly . Have fitted
a new relay but still no 5th gear any ideas out there

1 Answer


Might need a transmission rebuild. The 740's are pretty old at this point.

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