Deactivate automatic gear selector inhibitor1

When the car is without power, the automatic gear selector inhibitor can be disengaged in cars with the large gear lever. For cars with the small gear lever, it is not possible to disengage the gear selector inhibitor.
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Overview of the large gear lever.

If the car cannot be driven, e.g. due to a discharged battery, the gear selector must be moved to the N position so that the car can be moved.

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Lift the rubber mat in the compartment in front of the gear selector. Locate the hole with a spring-loaded button in the bottom of the compartment.

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Press a small screwdriver into the hole and hold.

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Move the gear selector to position N and release the button.

Put the rubber mat back in place.
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Overview of the small gear lever where it is not possible to deactivate the gear selector inhibitor.
  1. 1 The function is not available for cars with the small gear lever.