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Old 09-07-2009, 04:43 PM
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Just wondering since there is no indicator on the dash to tell you when mds is activated if there was any other way to tell..say by rpm ..the main way i heard is by purchasing an aftermarket exhaust and it will all of the sudden get very quiet when mds is in . Got 20mpg highway today so i figure it was likely in mds.
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yeah you can tell by the rpm's. Just watch the tach and after it shifts into 5th gear the rpm's will drop again.
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If you want an indicator light, I put one in for under $5

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I hate the mds. i dont think its worth a dam for fuel milage.
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At a steady pace in O/D you will see your RPM's go up 200 rpm ( Not Down )..... It tells you this in the Owners Manual.... Check out the Thread on installing a Green LED for when MDS in on and you will never have to watch the Tac again!!!
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