I just turned 15, so I’m preparing for my driving lessons by learning as much as I can about cars.
What does “L” stand for in a car, and when do you use it?
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L stands for “low” gear or the gear setting of 1 or 2 in most vehicles.
When used, your transmission will stay in the low gear, causing less fuel to enter the engine and lowering your overall motor power, increasing torque. You use a low gear to drive through poor road conditions better.
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Good luck, kiddo.