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Asked by Jul 04, 2007 at 01:01 AM about the 1999 Honda Civic

Question type: General

I have bought HONDA civic vti oriel (year model-1999) sedan. This is an automatic transmission car. I just want to know that what when I should drive my car in D4, D3 & 2 gears? I mean why are these 3 different modes are given?

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2 gears if your towing something heavy uphill and winter season. d3 for heavy traffic situation where stop and go are often and d4 for highways.

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i have the two door ,same trans, drive 4 is your norm. drive3 on highways that are hilly or mountainess. drive 2 i only ever use to keep the trans from shifting out when passing other people at lower speeds i dont know about all that towing something thes cars are a lil on the no balls side .they have to be high in the rpm's to make any h.p. and even then they make lil tork

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For general purposes, just keep it in D4. In wet oily streets or snow, you might want to start out from a stop in D2 and then go to D4.

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D4 is for Wegon Drive Mode,( Economy Mode ) u can drive upto 220 KM/Hr, D3, D2 May be used for Power / Sports Mode or for Climbing Hills or Some place at 45 degree Angle. sohail Rizvi Dubai/ Karachi

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hi. i have a honda civic vti a/t 96 model. Is it advisable to use D2 to downshift from D4 when travelling at high speeds for engine braking? will it damage my tranny? thank you

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