Asked in Ford E-250 Van
Should you drive your 1998 ford E250 with overdrive on or off?
Overdrive allowed is the normal position
Asked in Ford Expedition XLT, Ford Explorer XLT
Should you drive 97 ford mustang with overdrive on or off?
Overdrive is the normally allowed position , but it won't shift into overdrive until the speed is faster such as on the highway / freeway ...
Asked in Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
Do you drive 2000 Jeep Cherokee with overdrive on or off?
For everyday use leave overdrive ON. When/if you tow a trailer, turn overdrive OFF. ...
Asked in Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer
Should 1997 Eddie Bauer ford explorer all wheel drive in overdrive all the time?
No. You should not drive in overdrive all the time.
Should you be in Drive or Overdrive when drive 1998 Ford Expedition?
Overdrive is the normally allowed position ( it won't shift into overdrive until the speed is fast enough ) ...
My Ford F-150 automatically defaults to overdrive should I turn this off every time I drive the vehicle?
NO, leave the overdrive on. Only turn it off when pulling a heavy load or in a mountainous area. Overdrive improves your fuel economy. ...
Ford Expedition 1998 overdrive on or off?
Overdrive ON is the normal position But if you are towing something or driving in hilly country where the transmission is constantly shifting from overdrive to drive , then you want to switch the overdrive off ...
Asked in Ford Expedition XLT
2001 ford expedition overdrive light should it be on while driving or off?
Normally the overdrive is allowed , so the overdrive OFF light does not light up When the overdrive is switched off , the overdrive OFF light will light up to let you know that the overdrive has been switched off ...
Do you drive with the overdrive on or off in the 1999 ford expedition Eddie Bauer?
In most cases drive with overdrive especially if maintaining over 45 mph. Take out of overdrive if on slippery pavement ...
Asked in Lincoln Navigator
How should the overdrive light look when its on lincoln navigator?
Overdrive is the normally allowed position so you don't see the light on If you turn OFF the overdrive , the overdrive off light will light up or if there is a problem the overdrive off light will flash ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Safe Driving Techniques
Should you use your overdrive while towing your camper?
No. Overdrive should be turned off when towing any trailer.
Do you supposed to leave your overdrive on while driving?
Overdrive is the normal position - if you are in hilly areas and find the transmission keeps shifting back and forth between overdrive and drive , you can use the overdrive cancel switch to shut off the overdrive feature and if you are towing something you also want to shut off the overdrive ...
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs
Can you drive 1997 pathfinder overdrive off or you drive with over drive on?
YOU CAN DRIVE WITH OVER DRIVE OFF IT IS A GOOD IDEA TO DRIVE WITH IT OFF AROUND TOWN SO THERE NOT MUSH LOAD ON TRANY ON THE HIGH WAY TURN ON OVER DRIVE ...
Asked in Mercury Cougar
Do you drive with overdrive on or off in your 1999 mercury cougar?
On a 1999 Mercury Cougar : Overdrive is the normally allowed position ( it won't shift into overdrive until the speed is faster anyway ) If you find that the transmission is frequently shifting between overdrive and drive ( such as hilly roads ) then it is best to use the transaxle ( transmission ) control switch on the side of your gear shifter to shut off the overdrive ( O/D OFF will appear in your gauge cluster ) ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Why is my car getting hot were my shifts are od light is on but my od is off what does that mean?
od light is the overdrive unit on the transmission. If you drive on the freeway you should have the overdrive unit on, on the streets the unit should be off. The light usually doesn't have anything to do with overheating. I would look for some other issue. ...
Where and when should you use 'overdrive' switch of Mazda Protege?
In simple terms, overdrive is the final/cruising gear. It reduces the power output by lowering the gear ratio. The overdrive mechanism increases fuel efficiency, and saves strain on the transmission and the drive train. When the vehicle is started the overdrive is always on, but it can be turned off by a switch button, which is often located on the shifter. Turning the overdrive off will prevent the vehicle from shifting into the overdrive when traveling at the speed of around 40...
Asked in Dodge Ram
Can you drive your truck 70 mph with overdrive off?
Yes, but the rpm's will be very high.
Asked in Ford Explorer XLT
Should you drive with overdrive on or off in city?
Overdrive is the normally allowed position ( unless you are going fast enough it won't shift into overdrive anyway , mine happens to shift into overdrive approximately 50 miles per hour / 80 kilometers per hour with my four speed automatic transmission if I'm cruising ) ...
Asked in Jeep Grand Cherokee
How do you tell if your Over Drive is on or Off on your 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee?
If there is an OD off light on the dash, overdrive is turned off.
Asked in Lincoln Navigator
What do you drive Lincoln Navigator overdrive off or on?
Overdrive is the normally allowed position . It won't shift into overdrive until the speed is fast enough anyway , but if you are going up and down hills and the transmission keeps downshifting you might as well turn the overdrive feature off until you are out of the hills Just adding to the answer : Also if you are towing something you want to shut off the overdrive ...
Asked in Definitions
What does it mean when the OD off light is on?
You might have accidentally clicked the overdrive button on your gearshift. The OD off indicates that your car will not shift into overdrive. It is useful to turn your overdrive off if you need to use engine braking to drive in hilly areas. Otherwise, it just wastes gas. ...