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Old 05-21-2024, 10:03 PM   #1
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D vs M transmission mode

I have a new 2024 FR3 33Z Plus.. 7.3 Godzilla

I noticed I can downshift in both D and M ..

So what’s the difference?
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Old 05-26-2024, 07:39 PM   #2
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From the F53 owner's manual:
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Old 05-26-2024, 08:04 PM   #3
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When you downshift in D you are only locking out the upper gears, one gear for each push of the down arrow on the shifter, the transmission will still shift up and down as it normally does, it just won’t go into the high gears you have locked out. On my F150 it shows on the dash display the gears that are available and which one it is in at the moment. In M you control the gear it is in by pushing the up or down arrows on the shifter to change gears.
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