Problem by design

How do you change the automatic gear shifting of a modern automobile from parking (P) or drive (D) to neutral (N) if the main and the backup batteries are dead (imagine: you want to push it away from the road) and your gear lever has no direct (physical) connection to the transmission system?

Gear lever

2 thoughts on “Problem by design”

  1. Ehm. I don’t want to talk about it…

    Let’s imagine there’s a lot of testing equipment in the car and you run most of your tests while the car is standing still (and, as you are European and really concerned about the environment, the engine remains off)…

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