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Old 04-15-2014, 11:35 PM   #1
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Is it possible to manually shift the automatic mustangs? or is it just to lock it into a lower gear, like L on other cars. If so, is it safe?
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:18 AM   #2
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What year Mustang are you referring to?
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Old 04-16-2014, 12:18 PM   #3
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why would you shift an automatic
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:52 PM   #4
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I was more curious...
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:43 PM   #5
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Depends on what year you're referring to. I have an auto 2014 GT and it has sport mode under drive. You can drop down to sport mode and it will still shift automatically but in a more aggressive manner or you can hit the rocker button on the side of the shift *** and shift up or down. If you activate this, it changes into 'manual mode' and you control all the shifting via the rocker button. It's actually pretty nice and I like it a lot. I can't drive a manual due to being an above knee amputee on my right leg so this is the next best thing. I was a bit disappointed that I had to order an automatic mustang vs. the manual but after driving it, I'm quite pleased. I use the select shift all day for daily driving.
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