Originally Posted by ZAM
Are you supossed to use OD while towing? I tow my boat on average 3 times a week (2500lbs) and I don't do anything differently, just put it in drive. I've been doing it for years with no problem. it may be the wrong way though, Im not sure
You're not supposed to use OD when towing, as the constant shifting that the auto tranny will want to do between OD and actual gears will heat the transmission right up, and as we know, heat is the enemy when it comes to transmissions.
However, many just turn their OD off when in hilly terrain/city/areas where the strain on the engine will change, and leave OD on when towing across a flat surface at a constant speed.
Long story short, you'll be fine with OD on as long as your transmission isn't hunting for gears, if you notice it shifting up, down, down, up, etc take it out of OD.
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