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Originally Posted by Greekstang
Now I read the other 2 threads, but I need to ask,
I thought O/D gives you more power?
And when your going fast and you want to slow down take the O/D off?

But in the other threads they are saying if you want more power drive with the O/D off ( with the light on ), in other words if I want more of a weel spin I should keep the O/D off? and the same for 0 - 60 ?

Please clear this up for me?
OD doesn't give you more power, the engine gives you more power.

the OD button is overdrive. If you're passing at highway speeds, and your OD is off it will stay in 3rd gear-which will enable you to not have to downshift. That's all it does.

The computer itself doesn't care if the OD is on or off when shifting below 45 mph, or when accelerating from a stop.

The computer controls the shifting.


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