when do u drive with the over drive on

Asked by Nov 24, 2012 at 11:19 AM about the 2000 Ford Contour

Question type: General

I have a 2000 ford contour 6 cylinder i have driven with the over drive on for 2 years and just learned it was suppose to be off i\unless i was climbing hills is this correct.

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No no. The O/D should be on, unless you are going up /down steep grades. Whoever told you that has it backwards.

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David is correct, the only time I turn mine off is for extra engine braking when coming to a stop from speed.

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The 2 answers above are correct. You got bad advice.

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