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Question about A/T

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by The Shape, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. Oct 6, 2008 at 10:35 AM
    The Shape

    The Shape [OP] Well-Known Member

    Oct 6, 2008
    Forrest City, AR
    '09 Access Cab A/T 4banger
    I have an '07 2.7 Auto regular cab. Sometimes when climbing hills behind slower traffic and the engine hits a certain RPM the transmission will shutter like it is hunting between 3d and 4th gear. Does it put any undue stress on the transmission to just reach over and bump the shifter from D into 3d? I assume the way the shifter is gated it was designed to do that , but I wanted to check and make sure.
  2. Oct 6, 2008 at 10:46 AM

    luk8272 Poodoo

    Feb 24, 2008
    First Name:
    Kaplan, Louisiana
    07 Silver4dr. 4x4, V6 Shortbed
    5% Tint, Bug flector, vent Visors, Removed secondary air filter, Rear Spring TSB w/ Wheeler's Add A Leaf HD Pack, Icon 2.0 rear shocks, Toytec 3" lift up front with Total Chaos UCA's, Debadged, Billet Grille,TRD Offroad rims/17x9 Pro comp 6001 rims, Duratracs 265/75/16 or 285/70/17, Fog light anytime mod, Tailgate hose clamp mod, Pro-dry AFE filter. Extended Differential Breather, ABS on/off, 6000k LEDs from CSJumper, heads/fogs, ScanguageII, Devil horns, Devil horns on third brake light, Mounted 60" Highlift, Mounted Tool Box, Wet Okole Front/Rear Seat Covers, TW sticker, Midland Handheld CB,Painted engine cover, Revenge Fab Sliders, ARE Topper, Weather tech Floorliners.
    I would think that it would be fine. Just keep an eye on your rpms. I have the 5spd auto and when going up steep hills I just take it out of overdrive. Having the transmission constantly shifting in and out of 4th and od will generate extra heat.

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