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OverDrive Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Will Prerunner, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. Apr 24, 2010 at 10:55 PM
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    Will Prerunner

    Will Prerunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have an automatic. When offroading in 2nd or low gear do you want the overdrive on or off, or does it make a difference?
     
  2. Apr 24, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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    kumaWRX

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    Unless you're doing high speed desert runs then it doesn't really matter because you won't be going fast enough. OD on just allows the trans to go into the highest gear when it needs to, and OD off prevents it from going into that last gear. For example if you're decending a long grade you can turn off OD to help slow down because it will downshift one gear.
     
  3. Apr 25, 2010 at 1:11 AM
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    Will Prerunner

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    Alright thanks thats what I wanted to know.
     
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