Q: What does the tow/haul light mean?

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What does the tow/haul light mean?

When towing or hauling a heavy load, you can activate this feature with a touch of a button. Activating this mode tells the computer to modify the shifting pattern that is better for towing a hauling a heavy load.

  1. The Tow/Haul Light will come on when the system is on.

  2. If the light flashed steadily, have the system serviced.

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