Thread: OT: Automobile Questions
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10-17-2012, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post
The stick on my automatic has a D, an R, and a P, but also an N, a 2, a 1, and I think a 3.

What is the point of neutral, and what are 1,2, and 3 for?
In "1" you lock the gearbox to the first gear, in "2" to 1-2 and in "3" to 1-2-3, Drive uses all gears. Using a lower gear is a good way to not overheat your brakes when driving downhill.

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