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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109,735

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

100,575

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

150

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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