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SINOTRUK tell you large van truck upshift and downshift tips

Jun 20, 2024

When adding gears, after starting, the car into the normal driving route, immediately step on the accelerator pedal, the speed will be rapidly increased to the low speed range than this gear higher than a gear, in the clutch lift after refueling, the engine and the vehicle does not shake is just right, if the engine and the vehicle shake phenomenon, indicating that the speed of lifting is on the low side, you should increase the speed of the car some more.
If the vehicle appears to sit back phenomenon, it means that the speed is high, should be raised less. At this time, quickly shift the gearshift lever into a higher gear, and then speed up again, with the same method, will shift the gearshift lever step by step into the highest gear.

While downshifting, if you find an obstacle in front of you, if the vehicle speed is still fast when the vehicle is approaching the bumpy road, then you can use the brake to further reduce the speed to the bumpy road, the vehicle does not appear to be a big bump until. In the process of using the brakes to slow down further, if the vehicle is about to shake, depress the clutch pedal, and after slowing down, shift the shifter into a few gears when the vehicle’s speed drops to the low end of the range of a few gears.

Every car has a visual blind spot.

If you are driving normally on the highway, you notice through your rearview mirror that there is a car following you. After a while, you realize that you can’t see the car from the left, right and center mirrors of your car, and no highway exits have passed in the meantime, so where did the car go?
In fact, this car is your left or right side near the rear window is overtaking you, but you can not see him, this is the visual blind spot. Every car has a blind spot, just different sizes. So we are in the parallel overtaking the car, in the parallel before remember, to slightly turn your head, with the rest of the eye from the side rear window to observe whether there is a car.

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