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Old 05-02-2013, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by artillerystevens View Post
The gear shift indicator is off on that pickup and falls somewhere between the N and D while in drive and is pretty well lined up on the D when in second. apparently the fact that it never grabbed 3rd gear never caught his attention. And he ran it at 60 mph in 2nd gear for about 10 miles.
The fact that it never grabbed 3rd gear SHOULD have caught his attention. I've driven many cars where the shifter indications are a little 'off'.
If the RPM at 60 mph in 2nd gear was high enough to put a rod through the pan, he should have seen it coming, surely!!.....what is he freakin brain dead?

Sorry, personal responsibility .



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