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Old 07-21-2012, 10:47 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ksa8907 View Post
For shifting back to drive while at speed, just give it some gas to match the rpms to whatever speed it should be turning when in gear, like a manual.

Metal powder from the gears is normal, shavings and excessive clutch material is not.
I have to question this advise.
I have owned may different cars (automatics) and have NEVER rev'ed up when going back in gear.
The tourgue converter then has to compensate and that is BAD.
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