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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?
 

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Greekstang said:
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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O/D is 4th gear.

doesnt really come into factor of taking off.
-don't need it on for going up hill because you want to be in lower gear and good for MPG becuase at high speeds you want to be at low RPMs.

Unplug your battery for 5 min, restarting the computer, then drive the car like hell(like you want it to move) and the computer will learn the shift pattern. (a little trick I learned from KS ;) ) lol
 
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