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Posted: 08/02/20 09:49am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I don't want to be "that guy" by varying my speed, jerking on the brakes repeatedly and just being a pain to the rest of the traffic, so I use the cruise as much as practical.





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Splashers3 wrote:

Some of you will get a chuckle out of this, but I NEVER use my truck's cruise control when towing.....NEVER.


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garyp4951 wrote:

I never use cruise towing in the mountains, and wonder why some do. I'm in no hurry, and its also hard on the power train.


I totally agree.

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Must be my 30 plus years of vehicle ownership before getting my first automatic but depending on grade I am in the manual mode often especially on the downgrades.

As smart as the truck is, it cannot see ahead of itself & shift ahead of a grade one way or another. Easy enough to make it kick down a gear going uphill before the truck thinks that it is time.

I am another who seldom uses cruise control unless out on open mostly flat highway.


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8 years of fulltiming towing a 14K 5er Never used Cruise and never will just put it in Tow mode and let it do it's thing


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I have a diesel and a 19,000 pound trailer. I disconnect the cruise and go to manual shift when in the mountains. 4th gear seems to be the go-to gear.


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