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Old 09-30-2013, 04:18 PM
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I've noticed this too. To take a total stab in the dark on it. perhaps it's intended design based around maximizing city gas mileage. 1. it helps braking. 2. it is in a lower gear per unit speed and responds to the alternating of gas-brake-gas-brake in stop and go traffic better?

again my .02 from observations. I find my truck doesn't have to downshift back and forth in stop and go. keeping in one or 2 gears to keep the torque up certainly affects acceleration.
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