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Gear question When stopped at an incline, what gear should I have the car (2004 Toyota Corolla S) in so that it does not roll back when I move my foot from the brake to the gas pedal?

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Little late, but I'd use the e-brake. You'll have all the time you need to move your foot, and no role back. Don't fully engage it, but hold the release button while you pull it up and slowly disengage it while you depress the gas and release the. clutch

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Your should have it in drive, drive will always be in 1st gear when starting from a stop, if it roll to much you could have the idle check to make sure it's with in specs.Hope this was very helpful.

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Assuming this is a standard transmission, you always have it in 1st gear. Roll back is controlled by balancing the clutch with the gas pedal.

If an automatic transmission, then the vehicle should hold itself on the incline, unless it is a steep incline, to which you may use the gas pedal to hold the vehicle on the slope, and not the brake. And you would always have the transmission in the main drive gear position.

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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