should you drive a 1500 dodge ram in drive gear or 2nd gear?

Asked by Oct 06, 2016 at 12:51 PM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: General

it drives better in 2nd, but need to know if using drive would be better?

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See what the owners manual says/ http://www.ramtrucks.com/en/owners/manuals/

97,005

Driving it around in 2nd will eventually fry the tranny.

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Drive is for your daily driving, you should only use 2nd if you are going uphill or need more torque for towing something but only for short distances.

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