When is it recommended to drive with Overdrive Off or On? What difference does it make whether O/D is Off or On whilst driving?

Asked by Jun 24, 2013 at 10:19 AM

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Overdrive is basically for cruising at highway speads and fuel efficiancy. It should be kept on as a rule, unless you are towing or sport driving. Some cars will shift sooner with it on, others its just an extra tall gear. If its off you will generally run at higher RPM's which gives you more power at the sacrifice of fuel efficiancy.

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Hi. So does the light stay on on the dash or off. So when O/D OFF is light up on the dash, that's they way it should be until you need to use it. exelerate. or other way round. New to Prado 4X4ing. cheers Carol

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