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Hi all,

I just saw this happen the other day. I was on the highway in Econ mode and doing 70 or 80 mph. At some point I drifted up to around 90mph (shh!) and noticed the RPMs were kind of high at around 2300. So I hit the paddle to see if I was in 10th gear. Nope, 9th. And it would not let me shift to 10th--the 10 would flash a couple times and then revert back to 9th. After I slowed down to 80ish, I could force the shift.

I wonder why...

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Could it possibly be related to being in Econ? Did you happen to turn Econ off to see if the same occurred? Just wondering if because of the speed/RPM the computer somehow was determining that was the most "economical" gear to be in. :unsure:
 

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That seems logical, but I didn't think the E-mode would be that heavy-handed. I know under other circumstances (lower speeds) I can force a temporary shift to another gear (which, since it wasn't auto-selected for me must be considered "bad for economy" by the system), but it takes (and then switches back when conditions change). E.g. heading downhill, I might downshift to slow a bit, then when the road levels out, it' goes back to auto and whatever gear is "best". This was an outright refusal to shift up, at a speed that would certainly justify top gear.
 

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Last Fall we did around 830 miles in one day in our 2019 Touring. Toward the end of the drive, at around 80 mph, I put it in Sport to see what gear I was in. Eighth. Makes me wonder if I'll ever get it in Tenth.
 

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Last Fall we did around 830 miles in one day in our 2019 Touring. Toward the end of the drive, at around 80 mph, I put it in Sport to see what gear I was in. Eighth. Makes me wonder if I'll ever get it in Tenth.
When you put it in Sport from normal it will usually drop a gear or two. If I'm cruising steadily in normal at 70 (around 1720 rpm) I can click up the upshift paddle and it shows me I'm in 10th, then put it in Sport and it drops gears and turns around 2300. It drops gears and spools up so it's ready to play the instant you put your foot down
 
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