Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Transmission position and drive 
program display - DIRECT SELECT lever - Automatic transmission - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Transmission position and drive program display

The current transmission position and drive program appear in the multifunction display.

1. Transmission position display

1. Transmission position display
2. Drive program display

The arrows in the transmission position display show how and into which transmission positions you can change using the DIRECT SELECT lever.

If the transmission position display in the multifunction display is not working, you should pull away carefully to check whether the desired transmission position is engaged. Ideally, you should select transmission position D and drive program E or S. Do not restrict the shift range.

    Overview of transmission positions
    The DIRECT SELECT lever is on the right of the steering column. P Park position with parking lock R Reverse gear N Neutral D Drive The DIRECT SELECT lever always returns to its ori ...

    Engaging park position P
    •► Push the DIRECT SELECT lever in the direction of arrow P. The automatic transmission shifts automatically into park position P if you open the driver's door when the vehicle is sta ...

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