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Well if you were sitting a driving test in NZ you would get told off, cause you gotta think... What if some idiot behind me or the side comes at me? That extra time could save your life. Same with manuals never use N unless parked.


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Something on the board has either died, or no longer functions properly. If its ECU related and been told to replace ALWAYS replace it straight away, I wouldn't risk driving the car as well so maybe tow it or if its still there just get it. Or buy an aftermarket ECU, but then you will have to get it retuned but you will get better gains out of it. But ...


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The only stress on the transmission when left in D at a full stop is the shearing stress applied to the transmission fluid in the torque converter. There is no wear of mechanical components, nor contamination of the fluid when that is happening. The energy is dissipated as heat. That said, I personally like to put the transmission in N and raise the hand ...


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According to this website, the towing capacity of your vehicle is 3306lbs/1500kg. The weight here should include all cargo inside the vehicle (including driver/passengers and fuel), the trailer weight, and then the cargo inside trailer. All of this adds up and you should be aware of it. 1) Do drive in the normal D or D3? You want to just keep the ...


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I thought this question was answered under this question, but it has to do with coasting and not while stopped (though some of that answer still applies here). I think you will continually get a bunch or opinion on this question. The truth of the matter is, an automatic transmission is designed to be left in gear while driving. By shifting out of gear at ...


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I frequently coast in neutral, w/ a noticeable boost to mileage. I'm no mechanic, but I like to think I have a mechanical sympathy, and I'm careful when re-engaging 'D' to use some combination of moderating speed (waiting for levelling out or uphill) and touching the accelerator, so that the transition feels smooth. I only do this on interstate, and ...


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I think using D3 in areas that are signed 40MPH or less eliminates a lot of shift changes between the various higher speeds on your transmission. If the road is signed 40 MPH and under, I always use the D3 button. I also use it if there is ice or snow on the roadway, but the main thing is the wear and tear on a transmission trying to go up a hill or around ...



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