Thread: OT: Automobile Questions
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10-17-2012, 05:00 AM
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post
The stick on my automatic has a D, an R, and a P, but also an N, a 2, a 1, and I think a 3.

What is the point of neutral, and what are 1,2, and 3 for?
In case you ever end up in a situation where the car has to be moved without using the engine, like in an automatic car wash or if it breaks down and you need to push it.

The 1, 2 and 3 might be "manual" gears, some automatic transmissions have a mode where they can be operated "manually".

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