What gear should you drive 2000 S-10 in third or overdrive?

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third in traffic, od when on the freeway or over 50

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Should you turn off the over drive while driving normally?

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Is it better to drive in drive or overdrive?

When compared to drive, overdrive has a quieter operation.While traveling on the roads, it is better to go for overdrive for fuel economy and a quieter ride.However, if you are going up a hill or towing something, drive is the best option as they use power gears.On the other hand, overdrive is no...

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Overdrive can help a car to go faster, but it's really focused on allowing the engine to run at a lower RPM while maintaining the vehicle's current cruising speed.Overdrive is an incredibly useful feature, and it's one you should use the vast majority of the time.

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Why should you drive in a high gear on ice?

Using a higher gear while traveling at a lower speed will make it harder for you to spin your tires and lose traction because it puts your engine below its peak torque.When I am driving on icy roads I prefer to keep my engine running at its peak power for the speed I am traveling.

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Should you use overdrive in the city?

not recommended overdrive is for cruising at highway speed

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Should you keep your car in overdrive?

Overdrive really wont affect you in a town or city, so you can just leave it on. On the highway, it helps reduce the strain on your engine, so just keep it on all the time.

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When regular driving do you put overdrive on or off?

If you are on the highway...or anywhere where speeds exceed 50-55 mph then you should have it on, otherwise it doesnt matter...even if it is on, it wont be used until you hit a high enough speed.

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What is the 2000 Chevy S-10 2.2L Firing Order for coil pack?

The correct firing order is 1-3-4-2

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Should the over drive be on when driving normally?

Yes. The only times you should not use overdrive is when towing, such as a heavier trailer, (this saves overworking your transmission), and when descending steep hills, (this saves your brakes some as the engine/transmission does some of the braking as well).

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Should i be in N or 2 h gear for normal driving?

I take it you have a 4X4 with 4hi and 4 low and 2 high. Normal 2Hi. In N that's neutral and you won't go anywhere

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Jack up the vehicle and climb under so you can see the inside of the wheel. Rock the wheel bottom back and forth and listen for a clicking sound in the ball joint casing. Wheel shouldn't rock at all.

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When driving in snow What gear should I use?

-Downhill – slow down before the hill, use a low gear and try to avoid braking.Leave as much room as you can to the car in front.-If you have to use your brakes, apply them gently.-If you do get stuck, straighten the steering and clear the snow from the wheels.

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Which is better to drive a car in drive or overdrive?

for economy and reduced noise and engine wear, use overdrive when road conditions permit as it is a high gear it is unsuitable for lower speeds or where you may need sudden power or accelaration

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When you should use OverDrive?

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Should I keep my overdrive on or off?

You should leave the OD switch on all the time for regular driving.Your car will automatically shift into top gear if necessary, regardless of your selection.However, there are some conditions when pressing the overdrive gear can improve the car's performance.

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When you on over drive?

The output shaft of the transmission turns at a faster rate than the input shaft. This has both advantages and disadvantages. It allows you to use taller rear end gears, giving you better starting torque. It's also a parasitic drain on the engine, and you'll lose power when towing or on hills.

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My service engine light in my 2000 s-10 came on how do i reset the light?

you could take a battery terminal loose for a minute then put it back

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When you put your car in reverse it does not change into gear for 10 seconds When you drive in gear it is fine?

You need to seek help immediately from a transmission professional. If you continue to drive the car with this problem you may do serious damage to the transmission.

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If you drive a manual car should you leave it in gear when you park?

Yes, 1st gear and set the parking brake also.

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What gear do you use to drive in snow or ice?

The lower the gear, the greater the torque multiplication. You will get maximum pulling power from reverse. I presume, however, that you merely wish to go forward rather than to haul someone out of a snow bank. If the snow is deep and the roads are expecially nasty, I recommend a lower gear. Be c...

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Should the over drive in a car be on all the time?

For most drivers, Overdrive should be used full time. Its designed to reduce the amount of effort the engine needs to maintain speed. Whenever a lot of shifting is taking place, its recommended to only used Drive. Roads with a lot of hills, curves, or heavy traffic areas should not use overdrive ...

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How do you tell when car is in over drive?

If you have a digital display which tells you the gear the vehicle's in, the gear it's in can tell you if you're in an overdrive gear or not. However, you have to know your transmissions. For example, in a transmission such as the 4L60E or 46RH, only the fourth gear is the overdrive gear, so you ...

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Why wont my 1984 Chevy S-10 automatic that will start up but not go into gear what is wrong?

The shift cable runs under the drivers side carpet. After many years of moisture and corrosion the cable seizes up and you can't move the shift into gear or it moves with great difficulty.

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In which gear should you drive when going down a steep hill?

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Should you put car in geared parked?

It's a good idea to leave your vehicle in gear when you park, especially when parking on a hill.If the parking brake fails, the engine should stop the wheels turning.(This only applies to a car with manual gears.)

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What gear should you be in going downhill?

When you're driving uphill, change down to a lower gear to avoid the engine struggling to give enough power.Driving downhill, you can use a lower gear to increase the effect of engine braking and reduce the risk of overheating the brakes.

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Are you supposed to drive with the overdrive on or off?

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What gear should you go down a hill in?

When you're driving uphill, change down to a lower gear to avoid the engine struggling to give enough power.Driving downhill, you can use a lower gear to increase the effect of engine braking and reduce the risk of overheating the brakes.

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What gear should you leave your car in when parked?

It's a good idea to leave your vehicle in gear when you park, especially when parking on a hill.If the parking brake fails, the engine should stop the wheels turning.(This only applies to a car with manual gears.)

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Have a helper pump the break pedal then hold it down. Loosen the bleeder valve on a brake caliper. The fluid will come out mixed with air. When the pedal gets to the floor, hold it down. Tighten the valve, then pump the pedal; again. Repeat the process until no air comes out. Move to all wheels a...

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Spark plug failure,Spark plug wire failure,Vacuum leak,Fuel injector failure,

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What gear should be used when driving uphill?

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When driving in snow or ice should you double or tripple your space cusion?

Your stopping distance on a snow covered road it 10 times great than on dry pavement. So, the answer to your question is to increase your space cushion by 10 times.

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Can you drive a car without overdrive?

Don't drive the car, it will still eventually fail, but it will last longer.Between 1949 and the early 80s almost no US car had overdrive.A number of European imports did to save fuel.So, a car without overdrive is designed to run that way.

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How many miles should I expect from a 1999 Chevy s-10 4-cylinder?

Really depends on how well you maintain it. 200 - 300k isn't unheard of with these vehicles, but you have to be diligent about keeping them up.

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What does driving at low speed 20mph in second gear for 10 - 15 minutes do to your car?

Nothing. Makes the engine rev higher.

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What happens when you drive with overdrive off?

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What happens if you drive your car in 2nd gear?

So when you are driving in 2nd gear, you are using high amount of torque and while driving if you are increasing your speed, you are putting heavy load on your engine which will consume high amount fuel, produces vibration in the engine and ultimately reduces the engine life.

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On the passenger side.

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Is it better to drive with over drive on or off on a Durango?

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You must either drop the fuel tank to access the pump OR you can remove the 6 bolts which secure the box and lift it to gain access to the fuel pump. If you have the means for this method it will save you a couple hours on the job. and possibly a migraine too.

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While driving you should look 10 to 15 seconds ahead of you?

Sure, and to your left, right and behind you.

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How can the handle on the seat lever of the 2000 Chevy S-10 pickup truck be repaired?

You may have to remove the seat to get to the bottom, but you should be able to get a replacment part from the dealer or a wrecking yard and repair a broken handle. If nothing else, take the seat to an upholstry shop that specializes in automobile interiors. Or you can use JB Weld and glue them b...

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How do you reset airbag warning light in 2003 S-10?

The air bag warning light is on because the air bag system has detected something is wrong. The light will remain on until the problem is fixed. Once the problem is fixed the light will reset itself.

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Where is the oil pressure sensor on a 2000 Chevy S-10 pick up with a 4.3?

Top rear of engine, under the distributor on drivers side. Best reached for R&R with distributor removed.

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What gear should my bike be in?

The Gears.Most geared bikes have one, two, or three chainrings in the front (the rings attached to the pedal crank arm) and anywhere from seven to 12 gears—or cogs—in the back (or the cassette attached to the rear wheel).

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Where is the 4 wheel drive actuator on a 1997 Chevrolet S-10 pickup located?

how many actuators is on a 1997 s-10 if anyone knows please let me know.The activator to engage or disengage the front axle is located under the battery tray. It is best to remove the battery and battery tray to gain access.

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Where is heater fan located on 1983 Chevy S 10 4 wheel drive pick up?

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1994 ford f150 transmission won't downshift from overdrive or any other gear or go in to passing gear at any speed Only when you stop will it shift down to low upshifts just fine?

I have the same problem with my 1994 F150 except it will shift downfrom overdrive...let me know if you get an [email protected] I have a 1994 ford F150 which was doing the same thing...ended up being the throttle position sensor...Drives like a new truck after new one was installed....

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If the car is stuck in third gear can it go in reverse?

Automatic or manual trans? What am I missing here? Explain! If it is stuck in 3rd gear then it is obvious that it can't go in reverse.

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What is over drive light mean?

That means you are either in overdrive or you have a defect in the dash lights that is turning on your overdrive light. Wiki can explain what overdrive is better than I can, but it's not a bad thing. You should probably just leave your vehicle in overdrive for better fuel economy.

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go slower. leave your lights on. turn on your fog lights(if you have them) and do not turn on your bright lights!(in heavy fog) it will make it difficult to see for you and other drivers.

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That's true everywhere.

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if you were going 25 in reverse and slammed it into first like that, you more than likely broke the gear... it would probably be in your best interest to get a new transmission now since you've done some serious damage to your existing one, to which no amount of fluid is likely to fix

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What causes a 1966 mustang 200 cylinder 3 speed manual transmission have trouble shifting from second gear to third gear after driving for a few hours?

Be sure the trans is full with the proper lubricant.

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How do you reset navi and radio in 2000 S 500?

If you're talking about a Mercedes Benz, I don't think you can reset the radio and nav system.

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Most vehicles, for safety reasons, will not start in overdrive. The vehicle must be in park or neutral for a properly working starting sequence to work.

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When should I use overdrive in my vehicle?

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