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When the o/d light off light is on you are in drive on a auto and if the light is off it can go into o/d. Overdrive should be used at all times on the highway. Any time a speed of over 75kph is obtained and wants to be kept. unless pulling a trailer or climbing a hill. Which a contour will not do well at all. Od is for good mileage and less rpm on the engine which means longer lasting engine. If you are to be changing speeds often like from 30kph to 100kph and up and down, lock the od off. Switching constantly from od to drive is hard on the tranny. , I am doing this and handing out Halloween candy at the same time so kinda hard to do! Later

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