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I have a 2001 Accent and the dealership told me to drive in overdrive for better mileage. I already replaced a transmission at 80,000 miles. Wondering if I should turn off the OD?

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Driving in overdrive should not destroy a transmission. Just keep an eye on the fluid level.

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