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Old 03-10-2006, 02:47 PM   #1
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2000 toyota tacoma ECT button?

What does this button really do?? I'm new to this truck thing and was wondering what it is. Thanks in advance.
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What does this button really do?? I'm new to this truck thing and was wondering what it is. Thanks in advance.
its engages the super duper charger.


LOL jk. It stands for electronic controlled transmission? It changes the shift points to higher revs.
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its engages the super duper charger.


LOL jk. It stands for electronic controlled transmission? It changes the shift points to higher revs.
When can i use it?? Or can i use it all the time???
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When can i use it?? Or can i use it all the time???
use it whenever you want. some people leave it on. Do a search for ECT button.
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Ejection control transponder. make sure your seat is in the full upright position when driving with it on. Do a search, there are seveeral writeups about how it works.
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Ejection control transponder. make sure your seat is in the full upright position when driving with it on. Do a search, there are seveeral writeups about how it works.
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i have recently started using mine continuosly and have found my mileage increased slightly (<1mpg)
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^^^^

HAHAHA..now thats funny.

Ive found that having ECT on drives better (im on 33's) in general, esp starting from stand still. Maaybe a slightly better MPG, but not much. Its just not as sluggish with it on.
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