Gear selector inhibitor

The gear selector inhibitor prevents accidental changing between different gear positions in an automatic gearbox.

Automatic gear selector inhibitor

The automatic gear selector inhibitor has special safety systems.

From park position – P or neutral position – N

In order to move the gear selector from P or N position to another gear position, the engine must be running, the brake pedal must be depressed, the car stationary and the ignition position must be II.

If the gear selector is in the N position and the car has been stationary for at least 3 seconds (irrespective of whether the engine is running) then the gear selector is locked.

Message in the driver display

If the gear selector is inhibited a message is shown in the driver display, e.g. Press brake pedal to activate gear lever.

The gear selector is not inhibited mechanically.1

  1. 1 Applies to cars with small gear lever