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Cayenne

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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The release button must be pressed when shifting to position R or P.

The selector lever can no longer be operated in the event of an electrical fault.

  • For information on emergency release of the blocked selector lever:
    Please see the chapter "SELECTOR LEVER EMERGENCY OPERATION" on page 198.

Starting
The engine can be started only in selector-lever position P or N with the brake pedal pressed.

Information
Cayenne S Hybrid: If the conditions for full electric driving are met (e.g. battery voltage, temperature), the combustion engine is not started but the vehicle is set for operational readiness.


Driving off

  • Select the desired position for moving off (D, M or R) only when the engine is idling and when depressing the brake pedal.
  • Since the vehicle crawls when in gear, do not release the brake until you are ready to drive off.
    The vehicle will not crawl when the HOLD function is active.
    For information on the HOLD function:
    Please see the chapter "HOLD FUNCTION: DRIVE-OFF ASSISTANT, STANDSTILL MANAGEMENT" on page 206.
  • After selecting a gear, do not accelerate until you can feel that the gear is engaged.

Selector-lever position

Display for selector-lever position and engaged gear
When the engine is running, the display shows the selector-lever position and engaged gear.

Selector-Lever Positions
P – Parking lock
When the selector lever is in position P, the drive wheels are mechanically locked.

  • Engage parking lock only when the vehicle is stationary.
  • Engage parking lock after applying the electric parking brake and release it before releasing the electric parking brake.
  • Always apply the electric parking brake before leaving the vehicle.

The ignition key can be removed only in selector-lever position P.

R – Reverse gear

  • Select reverse only if the vehicle is stationary and the brake is applied.

N – Neutral
Selector-lever position N must be selected for towing or in car washes, for example.

  • Select the desired position for moving off (D, M or R) only when the engine is idling and when pressing the brake pedal.

Information
Cayenne S Hybrid:

If the conditions for full electric driving are met (e.g. battery voltage, temperature), the combustion engine is not allowed to idle but is set for operational readiness.


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