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Tow/Haul Mode?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by wildbl1500, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. wildbl1500

    wildbl1500 Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    Do all you guys put your trucks in tow/haul mode (OD off) when the plow is on?

    I do, but I want to get a consensus...
  2. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Sometimes. I never make it to 4th gear anyway so does it really matter?
  3. Booman70

    Booman70 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Sometimes I do but not all the time. I think it would only make a difference if you get to third gear going fast enough to lock the torque converter.
  4. bluerage94

    bluerage94 Senior Member
    Messages: 398

    I usually dont unless I have the salter in the bed as well...
  5. Booman70

    Booman70 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    It won't make a difference really on the 03-05s it just locks out 4th gear and gives you 3rd gear torque converter lockup
  6. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I never use it. Never found need either
  7. wildbl1500

    wildbl1500 Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    what about going down the road at 40-55mph?
  8. Plow Dude

    Plow Dude Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I use it. Especially for long subdivision streets that we plow.