1994 Volvo 960
pg. 4:6 Automatic transmission
Use this position when starting the engine or parking the car.
Never use P while car is in motion.
The transmission is mechanically locked when in position P. Also use the parking brake when parking
The gear selector is locked in the P position (Shift lock). To release the selector, start the engine and
depress the brake pedal. See page 6:19 for instructions on manually releasing the gear selector.
Never select P or R while the car is in motion.
When initially selecting positions D, 3, L or R, your right foot should press firmly on the brake
pedal to ensure that the car is standing still with the engine idling.
The gear selector should not be downshifted to L at speeds above 75 mph (125 km/h).*
* Always observe posted speed limits!
Never leave the car when the engine is running. If, by mistake, the gear selector is moved from P the
car may start moving.
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