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      05-23-2020, 06:15 PM   #1
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Car shifted to P at red light

F30 n20.. Car shifted to park automatically at red light. I don't have the auto start/stop turned on... unless I pressed the P at the red light but I doubt it. When light turn green I stepped on it but noticed it was on park, had to switch to drive. Like I said I don't remember If I pressed P for some rare reason.
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did you open your door?
Negative, like said I can remember if I pressed P for some odd reason.. just seeing if y'all know what could've been the problem besides opening the door. Maybe a glitch, or maybe I was just too high and don't remember shit lol
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Maybe a glitch, or maybe I was just too high and don't remember shit lol
I don't see either would be a problem. It would be only if it continues to happen when you stop the car.
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Maybe a glitch, or maybe I was just too high and don't remember shit lol
I don't see either would be a problem. It would be only if it continues to happen when you stop the car.
So you're saying there shouldn't be a problem?
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Maybe a glitch, or maybe I was just too high and don't remember shit lol
I don't see either would be a problem. It would be only if it continues to happen when you stop the car.
So you're saying there shouldn't be a problem?
I wouldn't worry.
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What is this park P thing u speak of ?
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What is this park P thing u speak of ?
Pressing park button on top of gear selector
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I think he was trying to be funny because he has a manual transmission.
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I think he was trying to be funny because he has a manual transmission.
Lmfao ! Didn't catch that lol
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F30 n20.. Car shifted to park automatically at red light. I don't have the auto start/stop turned on... unless I pressed the P at the red light but I doubt it. When light turn green I stepped on it but noticed it was on park, had to switch to drive. Like I said I don't remember If I pressed P for some rare reason.
If it always go to park every time you stop then there is a problem.... if not maybe you kind of press it and didn't notice. Alot of people still sit there hand on the shifter. Even though they have auto.

Anyway your not suppose to sit your hand on the shifter even if you have an MT
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Lmfao ! Didn't catch that lol
You can tell the most annoying manual transmission drivers are the ones that explicitly state their car is a manual in their "Drives:" profile.

As far as your original problem, I think I'd be a bit concerned by that. It could be a problem with some sensor on your car. it could be minor, but at the least that is not a good thing to happen. It's probably not a bad idea to take it to a mechanic to have them diagnose the issue or at least see if you have any codes pop up.
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F30 n20.. Car shifted to park automatically at red light. I don't have the auto start/stop turned on... unless I pressed the P at the red light but I doubt it. When light turn green I stepped on it but noticed it was on park, had to switch to drive. Like I said I don't remember If I pressed P for some rare reason.
If it always go to park every time you stop then there is a problem.... if not maybe you kind of press it and didn't notice. Alot of people still sit there hand on the shifter. Even though they have auto.

Anyway your not suppose to sit your hand on the shifter even if you have an MT
First time it's happened. I can't remember if I pressed it at the light to use my phone or something idk lol
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