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Manual Transmission, Clutch
The positions of the gears are shown on the shift diagram on the gearshift lever.
Obstructed Clutch Pedal
Unsuitable or incorrectly installed floor mats or objects can obstruct the movement of the pedal or prevent application of the pedal.
Floor mats of the correct size and with the appropriate fastening are available from your authorized Porsche dealer.
Risk of damage to the clutch and transmission.
When reverse gear is selected and the ignition is on, the backup lights are illuminated.
Permitted engine speed
If the maximum permitted engine speed is reached during acceleration, fuel feed is interrupted.
Risk of engine damage (overrevving) when shifting down to a lower gear.
The Drive-Off Assistant assists the driver when moving off on hills.
The vehicle must have sufficient road contact.
The Drive-Off Assistant is available on gradients as from around 5%.
Limits of Drive-Off Assistant
The limits dictated by the laws of physics cannot be overcome, even with the Drive-Off Assistant.
The responsibility for moving off on upward slopes is still the driver's, despite the Drive-Off Assistant.
Assistance by the Drive-Off Assistant is not guaranteed when moving off on a slippery surface (e.g. on icy or loose surfaces). In this case, the vehicle could slip.
Drive-Off Assistant Not Working
If the Drive-Off Assistant is not functioning, the driver cannot be assisted when moving off on hills.