For whatever reason, car companies keep trying to reinvent the automatic shifter. The classic PRNDL has given way to dials, buttons, and stalks.
Step 2: Press the clutch pedal to the floor with your left foot and release the gas pedal.
NHTSA is investigating 853,000 Fiat-Chrysler cars because of confusing gear selectors. Perhaps a return to simple shifters is in order.
Having the flexibility to shift on the fly from two to four wheel drive without having to get out and lock the wheel hubs is a luxury that most of us take for granted, especially during a snowstorm.
The shift interlock solenoid is a safety mechanism that keeps the driver from shifting out of park when the brake pedal is not pressed down.
The clutch slave cylinder is a component found on vehicles equipped with manual transmissions.
The gear shifter allows the vehicle to be put into different gears on a manual transmission.