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      01-15-2013, 08:03 AM   #1
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Will it cause damage?

Keep forgetting to press button when selecting drive or reverse??
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      01-15-2013, 08:14 AM   #2
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I didn't think it would let you select a gear without pressing the button?
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      01-15-2013, 09:10 AM   #3
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I didn't think it would let you select a gear without pressing the button?
+1, or pressing the brake. Doesn't IDrive tell you this?! it does for me.
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      01-15-2013, 09:17 AM   #4
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I only do it when stopped. Infact just checked and idrive did tell me, must be pressing it!
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      01-15-2013, 09:46 AM   #5
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I only do it when stopped
ok...so what's the question? Will the car throwing an error at you, cause damage? Er....no, i can't believe for one moment it would.
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Total lack of oily cogs landing on the passenger seat when I just tried it indicates no damage to me.
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      01-15-2013, 01:34 PM   #7
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Keep forgetting to press button when selecting drive or reverse??
No. The gear shifter is a fly by wire. Failure to follow protocol in selecting a forward or reverse gear will throw an error. No harm.
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      01-15-2013, 01:41 PM   #8
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I can sometimes select R while slowly rolling forward in D

No crunching sound ir whatsoever
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      01-15-2013, 02:01 PM   #9
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I can sometimes select R while slowly rolling forward in D

No crunching sound ir whatsoever
You press the button though! (unlike OP)
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      01-15-2013, 02:38 PM   #10
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I can sometimes select R while slowly rolling forward in D

No crunching sound ir whatsoever
Yes! That's what makes for a beautiful design feature. You can back up, still be rolling, shift it into drive, hit the gas and the bloody thing changes directions as smooth as silk!
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What are you guys talking about? You must press a button to change gear but when you don't press it works anyway? What's the point of the button?
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You need to push the button to get out of P, but you don't need to push it when going from R to D.
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You need to push the button to get out of P, but you don't need to push it when going from R to D.
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