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View Poll Results: Would u shift your auto?
Yes 21 26.58%
No 53 67.09%
Don't know 7 8.86%
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Old 03-10-2008, 01:07 PM   #51
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I had a friend that had a 2 dr V6 Accord.. The thing was nice..,. He was stupid though.. Every day after school (this was awhile ago) he would pull out like a moron and shift his auto.. I told him all the time.. You are killing your transmission.. Acually its slower when he did it because the thing took loads of time to shift after he put it into the next gear.. Well about a month Later he had to buy a New Tranny.. I just laughed at him..
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Old 03-11-2008, 07:36 AM   #52
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dude just put a chip in it I did, makes the automatic faster of acceleration,
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Old 03-23-2008, 08:21 PM   #53
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wat if u shift but let off the throttle.
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Old 03-30-2008, 01:31 PM   #54
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I know I don't have an SPI, but this is more to do with shifting than with the engine anyway...

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No matter what RPM or speed or what kind of load is on the motor, moving the lever from 1st to 2nd causes a shift to 2nd right then.
The owners manual begs to differ...

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2 (Second)
This position allows for second gear only.
Provides engine braking.
Use to start-up on slippery roads.
To return to D (Overdrive), move the gearshift lever into the D(Overdrive) position.
Selecting 2 (Second) at higher speeds will cause the transaxle to downshift to second gear at the appropriate vehicle speed.


1 (First)
Provides maximum engine braking.
Allows upshifts by moving gearshift lever.
Will not downshift into 1 (First) at high speeds; allows for 1 (First) when vehicle reaches slower speeds.
That seems to say moving the gearshift into drive from second at anytime is fine, and the transmission will decide when its ok to shift once the shifter has been moved into position.
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:58 PM   #55
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What you posted does not disagree with my statement that moving from 1st to 2nd makes it shift right then.

The words 2 (Second) "This position is for second gear only" supports that statement.

Shifting from drive to 2nd is another story that I did not address in my "1st to 2nd" statement.
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Old 03-30-2008, 09:50 PM   #56
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touche, didn't read that close enough.
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Old 03-31-2008, 05:16 PM   #57
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I was doing 60 in 2nd and hit the shifter by mistake to first. nothing happened , i thought some thing was wrong. it stayed in 2nd. but reading wat was above i see why it did that.
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Old 04-24-2008, 04:02 PM   #58
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HAHAHA your power shifting ...... thats ridiculous...

those tranny's are not made for that, your going to destroy it..... Old school muscle cars had 4 speeed tranny's that were bullet proof and this allowed them to control wheel spin on take off...
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Old 05-05-2008, 11:43 AM   #59
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I think its an electronic shift trany. I shifted my auto a couple times just to see how much diffrence it made in acceleration if you shift it down after being at a sertin speed it won't gear down till its safe to. I was going down the 401 in the rain and an accedent happened in front of me I had to stop quick and my first reaction was gear down i was at 120km/h and it didn't shift down till i was at 100km/h. I couldn't stop in time but managed to avoid it.
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Old 06-09-2008, 09:39 AM   #60
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Does it hurt to shift into neutral when going down a hill and then putting it back in drive?
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