Shifting

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Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs.

Shift lever positions

Shifting

Shifting

You cannot turn the ignition switch to LOCK shift lever is in  .  and remove the key unless the shift lever is in The vehicle may move forward very slightly even in .

The vehicle may move forward very slightly even in the brake pedal firmly and, when necessary, apply the parking brake. while the engine is cold. Depress the brake pedal firmly and, when necessary, apply the parking brake.

Shift Lever Operation

Shift Lever Operation

Shift Lever Operation

NOTICE

When you change the shift lever from and vice versa, come to a complete  to stop and keep the brake pedal depressed. Operating the shift lever before the vehicle and vice versa, come to a complete stop and keep the brake pedal depressed. Operating the shift lever before the vehicle has come to a complete standstill can damage the transmission. Use the shift lever position indicator to check the lever position before pulling away. Whichever position the shift lever is in when driving, a blinking D indicator indicates a transmission problem. Avoid sudden acceleration and have the transmission checked by a dealer as soon as possible. The fuel supply may be cut off if you drive at engine speeds in or over the tachometer's red zone (engine speed limit). If this happens, you may experience a slight jolt. It may not be possible to operate the shift lever if the brake pedal is applied while the shift lever release button is held down. Depress the brake pedal first.

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