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Old 01-10-2013, 09:51 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by tehreflex View Post
Isn't it in neutral when the car is in Park? Why would it "shift" to anything if in park? That's the mode for "Yea...I'm not going anywhere"
The park pawl on the output shaft is locked, and first and reverse are selected simultaneously with both clutches disengaged in order to simulate the park gear in a traditional automatic transmission as well as prepare the clutches for safe operation.
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