"kick down" is activated via a button switch under the accelerator. So
it's activated only when the driver floors the accelerator.
A diesel engine doesn't have the quick acceleration of a gas engine so
don't have unrealistic expectations of it. These were designed for
economy and for a 55 mph world, today they're adequate for most driving
but they're definitely not 2005 MY sports sedans.
WHAT YEAR IS YOUR 300SD????
The 116 body 300SD uses a transmission overload control unit mounted in the
right kick panel for
kick down, it is tied to the button under the gas pedal..
The 126 body 300SD does not. It uses the throttle pressure cable.
More info from YOU will get YOU more info.....
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