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I'm transporting a 2007 international with automatic. What

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I'm transporting a 2007 international with automatic. What does the mode button mean beside the shifter. I know it has a higher gear but I can't get to it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I will assist you.

The mode button just takes you through the different diagnostic modes to be able to see what the oil level is, diagnostic codes, etc. It doesn;t have anything to do wit hthe shifting.

When you say you are transporting, if this is in tow, remove the driveshaft or you will burn the rear of the transmission out. I have to rebuild many of these because of the failure to remove the driveshaft when towed.

If transport as in the vehicle is being driven from point A to point B for the owner, then the top gear on the vehicle is gear 6. There are no higher gears on these.

Depending on the model, it can have a high ratio rear end. A lot of the Internationals have them where you can get up to only around 65 mph, sometimes 70, but that is rare on them. These run at higher RPMs than your standard manual. You can run them around 2800 to 2000 RPM and sometimes higher before they shift to the next gear. They top in 6th gear at 2400 RPMs.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok That helps.
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

I'm glad it helps!

Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

Did you need anymore assistance with this? I'm following up since the question is still showing as open/unresolved. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It worked. That was info I needed.
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

That is what I needed to know. Now I can complete this question. To complete it on your end you do a rating.

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