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Old 10-31-2016, 04:44 PM   #1
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Towing with car dolly questions

I have 2002 Itasca Suncruiser 35U F53...overdrive on or off?
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I tow with my 2000 E450, Class C, in Overdrive most of the time on the interstates. Some hills will make it downshift but that's to be expected.

On secondary roads, with hills or traffic lights, I go with Overdrive off.

On local roads I leave it off, just to help with the braking.

If you find it downshifting often, that's when you should turn it off.
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I leave mine on. If it starts doing a lot of up/down shifting, I turn it off.
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I leave it in OD until the RPM drops to low while pulling a hill. After the upshift I reset back to OD and when the speed and RPM levels off she shifts back to OD and down the road we go. Having 5 Star tune helps with the shifting patterns.
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