"No Start" and Check Engine Light Due to Gear Position Sensor Failure on Volvo 960

The gear position sensor on the transmission may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or a no start condition.

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Average mileage: 167,891 (110,000–225,783)
6 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997
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1994 Volvo 960 225,783 mi,
Will not go in overdrive?
1996 Volvo 960 110,000 mi,
Gear position sensor had to be replaced. Initially, we got by with shaking the gear selector around a little, but eventually, it went completely out, with flashing lights all over the dash and the check engine light lit.