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Old 09-30-2013, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by skytop View Post
I notice that when I remove my foot from the accelerator pedal and 'coast' as I approach a turn, the 8 speed transmission (smoothly) goes into a lower gear which noticeably drags speed down. There is no usual coasting as with all other modern automatics I have driven.
Anyone else recognize this 8 speed characteristic as well?
I have not noticed this yet... I really, really like the way it downshifts on steep hills... mine seems to do this when I let off accel. only when on a downhill... drops another gear or two if truck accelerates on it's own or if I touch the brake.
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