Automatic Transaxle Controls

Automatic Transaxle Controls ‌‌




Lock-release button

Various Lockouts:


Indicates that you must depress the brake pedal and hold in the lock-release button to shift (The ignition must be switched ON).

image Indicates the selector lever can be shifted freely into any position.

image Indicates that you must hold in the lock-release button to shift.


The Sport AT has an option that is not included in the traditional automatic transaxle that gives the driver the option of selecting each gear instead of leaving it to the transaxle to shift gears. Even if you intend to use the automatic transaxle functions as a traditional automatic, you should also be aware that you can inadvertently shift into manual shift mode and an inappropriate gear may be retained as the vehicle speed increases. If you notice the engine speed going higher or hear the engine racing, confirm you have not accidentally slipped into manual shift mode (page 4-63).

Automatic Transaxle

(Page 84)

Automatic Transaxle Controls ‌‌Lock-release buttonVarious Lockouts:Indicates that you must depress the brake pedal and hol...

Shift-Lock System

(Page 86)

Shift-Lock System ‌‌The shift-lock system prevents shifting out of P unless the brake pedal is depressed.To shift from P:1. Depress and

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