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Old 04-10-2007, 11:25 AM   #1
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Just purchased a new F150 4x4 and have put about 200 miles on it now and wanted to see what it would do when I put the pedal to the floor. Much to my surprise the tranny doesn't downshift like the trucks I have had in the past. Is this normal for this new truck not to downshift (passing gear) or do I have problems?? All comments will be greatly appreciated, also I know it is new but am getting 13.2 MPG, will this get better with use??

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Old 04-10-2007, 11:47 AM   #2
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that wil be your average mpg if you are driving normally, and you can get a tunrt to controll how it shifts if you want to do that.
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What speed did you floor it at? Between 40 and 55is it won't downshift. You are already in second. Above 50 it should downshift to second. Like Ty said get a tuner and you can change the shift points and how hard it shifts.
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Which tuner would you guys say to get?
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i guess it all depends on if you were in o/d, or if you rolled the throttle on or if you just punched it
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Thanks for the input -- sure figured I would get a little better milage. Guess I'll try punching it at 50 plus and see if it downshifts, bear with me, last truck (SUV) was 1995 Explorer v/6
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what size motor do u have in it?
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SCT X-cal2 would be my tuner of Choice.
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SCT X-cal2 would be my tuner of Choice.
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As far as gas mileage it'll go up slightly as the truck gets broken in. Before my lift and new tires I was getting around 16 mpg's.
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