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Old 09-02-2010, 07:30   #1 (permalink)
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Towing a camper

Hello Bert
I have a 1500 lb popup trailer that I will be towing with my 98 vicky.Will I hurt the tranny if I tow it in overdrive or do I have to wait until I reach highway speed before engaging overdrive.Someone told me my vicky wouldn't even notice it.My hitch is rated at 5000lb.
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Old 09-02-2010, 08:09   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Towing a camper

You shouldn't tow over 2000 lb. Otherwise all is well with driving it in any gear. If the driving is where the trans shift a lot, I'd take it out of overdrive, in traffic and climbing grades. Read the owners manual starting at page 91. If you don't have one, download one here. https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenan...ls/default.asp
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Thanks Bert,as always your advice is great.
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