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Car shifting itself into "Park" at slow speeds?

Moabion

Member
Aug 26, 2019
11
3
Moab, UT
When trying to enter a car wash at slow speed the other day my 2015 S85D kept stopping abruptly by putting itself into Park.
I thought it might have something to do with having creep mode disabled and after enabling creep mode the problem MOSTLY went away. Still if I try to move either forward or in reverse at a very slow speed, the car will shift itself into Park and stop abruptly from time to time.
Anyone else run into this?
Maybe my car doesn't like to bathe?
 

Ostrichsak

Active Member
Sep 6, 2018
3,524
3,564
Colorado, USA
Put your seatbelt on & don't shift around in the seat. It thinks you forgot to put the car in park & it's coasting on it's own. Buckle up & it won't happen.
 

Moabion

Member
Aug 26, 2019
11
3
Moab, UT
HaHa, Cool, I just put some seat covers on it to keep my jeans from trashing the leather and it's still pretty slippy. Makes total sense.
Thanks!
 

Dithermaster

Member
Dec 27, 2015
580
386
Madison, WI
It will also shift into Park at low speeds if the driver's door is open, even a little. I got in once to move the car the just closed it to the first click and found this out. It was a surprise the first couple times, then I realized it was because of the door. It's not like it wasn't binging and reminding me the door was not closed but it took a second to make the connection to the driving behavior.
 

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