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Manual Override Shiftlock with Dead Battery?

Now I don't have a dead battery but I am wondering if anyone knows the procedure? I just figure with the button operated shift how would or could the gearbox be shifted into neutral without power, say in the event of a dead vehicle needing a flat bed tow?

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Now I don't have a dead battery but I am wondering if anyone knows the procedure? I just figure with the button operated shift how would or could the gearbox be shifted into neutral without power, say in the event of a dead vehicle needing a flat bed tow?

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Look in your owner's manual for "Brake-Shift Interlock Override". In the 2013 models it is located inside the center console, just below the media
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Definitely good to know that. I have found that most tow truck guys know about this stuff and would likely be able to find it. If not they have jacks to jack up the rear wheels too. Just takes more time on their end.



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Look in your owner's manual for "Brake-Shift Interlock Override". In the 2013 models it is located inside the center console, just below the media
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So there is a manual button that will put the car in neutral? Is that right?
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it will break the electronic shift lock in the event you have a dead battery...
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Current vehicles have electronic starts; the greater part of them likewise have electronic move lock, regularly included as a wellbeing or hostile to robbery highlight. This presents an issue if your battery is dead; without power, the electronic move lock can't withdraw with the key in the start. All vehicles with electronic move lock have a manual supersede, permitting you to sidestep the component in crises.

Stage 1

Set your stopping brake for security. A few vehicles utilize a handbrake beside your apparatus selector; others utilize a pedal brake, which is for the most part to one side of your brake pedal.

Stage 2


Find and draw in the move lock supersede. Vehicles with electronic move lock have manual supersedes. Search for a minor, removable board on your day of work selector. Pry this board up with a flathead screwdriver. Addition the screwdriver into the gap to connect with the manual move lock supersede.

Stage 3

Addition your key into the start; go it to the "On" or "Acc" position.

Discourage the brake pedal totally. Move the move selector to unbiased.

Tip

In the event that your vehicle doesn't have a manual move lock abrogate, it doesn't have an electronic move lock. Follow the system, precluding the manual supersede step.

Caution

Remember to connect with your leaving brake; your vehicle could move forward or in reverse without it.
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