kickdown

(redirected from kick-down)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to kick-down: PRNDL

kickdown

(ˈkɪkˌdaʊn)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a method of changing gear in a car with automatic transmission, by fully depressing the accelerator
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The WB156PS-5 includes a full PowerShift transmission with built-in twist grip gear control, auto-shift and kick-down functions.
Dual return springs provide redundancy required in FMVSS 124 with switches for idle validation signal and kick-down also available.
Further note if the kick-down is operating as normal.