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Old 04-16-2014, 11:31 PM   #1
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Engine Brake Question

My engine brake switch has two positions - the rocker switch can be pushed from top and bottom.... Almost like position 1 and position 2...

What's the difference??? Come on
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:59 PM   #2
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Usually high and low setting.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:41 AM   #3
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In the case if my 2011 340RB it is off and on.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:31 AM   #4
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My 2008 is off / on as well
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:05 AM   #5
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Same here on my 14, off or on. When in the city, hills or traffic I leave it on to save my brakes, but when I'm on the interstate I leave it off because if I take my foot off the gas or go down a hill it shifts down a gear and RPM'S go up and I lose momentum...
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My switch is a rocker switch - off is in middle position, then I can push it on by either pushing on the top or bottom... Not sure why it would require a rocker switch instead of a simple on/off switch...
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:54 AM   #7
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Same here on my 14, off or on. When in the city, hills or traffic I leave it on to save my brakes, but when I'm on the interstate I leave it off because if I take my foot off the gas or go down a hill it shifts down a gear and RPM'S go up and I lose momentum...

X2! Same here.
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My switch is a rocker switch - off is in middle position, then I can push it on by either pushing on the top or bottom... Not sure why it would require a rocker switch instead of a simple on/off switch...

Do you have the Mercedes motor?
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Yes I do and it's great....
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Old 04-17-2014, 10:43 AM   #10
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In large tractors (18 wheeler) they have a 2 position switch for high and low engine brake or if you like to think of it differently partial jake and full. Not sure if your system is set up the same or maybe pre-wired for 2 with an option to upgrade..?
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