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Old 10-16-2018, 01:25 AM   #1
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Tow/Haul Mode?

I drive a RAM 1500 and tow a 20' FR Stealth/Evo. I suppose it only makes common sense to depress tow/haul when towing a trailer. But what are the pros/cons? What advantages are gained by using the tow/haul mode?
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:45 AM   #2
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Tow haul helps regulate the shifting to maintain speed, acceleration or deceleration. Great feature.
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Driving with and without my trailer north of Charlottesville this past weekend, including up to the top of the Blue Ridge parkway, trailer tow mode helped out a lot. When heading down the hills, tow mode downshifted to keep me from having to use the brakes as much. It helped even when not pulling the camper.
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Old 10-16-2018, 05:49 AM   #4
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I will echo the comments about the tow/haul posted. I have used it for more than five years and I am not a "tech" person so can only say the "feel" is good. I can support the comment about mountain driving. In the western US I have, with tow/haul and cruise control, have set a speed on long downhills and it holds. I will say if grades are over 6% and/or with tight curves be prudent.
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