Automatics With Manual Disabled

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MissIncognito's Comment
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Disclaimer: I'm not happy about this.....miss my manual option.

So with that said, I know that someone on here is in my same boat. I have been able to hold it in manual on some grades where we have the mandatory stops on the top of the grades. Other than that, is there a particular speed or gear, where I can put it manual. I know before it was 45 mph or under, but it seems to be when it wants to cooperate. Not a figured out science yet. Someone on the general forum was asking about winter drivering, doable on my end...if I can figure out how to drive my newbie. Any help in this area would be greatly appreciated.

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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Take this to the general forum... The guys can help you better to figure out what you are asking.

In 2017 I got put in an automatic with manual option, which I hated. They didn't turn it on for quite a while because the company wanted me to drive the automatic. So when it did get turned on, I found I didn't use manual very often and I don't need it in the mountains out west here. Being in automatic and the jake brake, works just fine.. While I would rather have manual in winter weather, I've gotten used to the automatic.


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