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Old 07-26-2002, 05:03 PM
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I have an 88 f-150/302/AOD. When towing a trailer should i stay in overdrive as with normal driving or shift into drive...Different trailers ranging from 3000 to about 5200lbs, mostly highway miles.

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If it keeps shifting in and out of OD when there is a slight grade, leave it out. If it holds most of the trip, keep it there. When the tranny keeps up/down shifting is when you need to leave it out of OD.


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