Manual: 2012-2016

Page: 92

K – PDK indicator for selector-lever position
When the engine is running, the selector-lever position is indicated in gates D or M.

Warning messages
If the selector lever is between two positions
– Effects:
The corresponding selector-lever position in the instrument panel flashes and the warning "Gearshift not engaged"
appears on the multi-function display.
– Action required :
Operate the footbrake and engage the selector lever properly.

If there is a fault in the transmission
– Depending on priority, either the "Drive emergency programme" warning or the warning "Drive temperature too high"
will appear on the multi-function display.

Drive emergency program
– Effects:
Restricted gearshift comfort, reverse gear may not function.

  • Action required:
    Have the fault corrected immediately at an authorized Porsche dealer.

Drive emergency program
– Effect:
Vehicle can be driven only until it comes to a stop.
– Action required:
It is not possible to continue driving. Stop the vehicle immediately in a suitable place. Have the fault corrected at an
authorized Porsche dealer. If the vehicle has to be towed:
Please see the chapter "TOWING" on page 252.
Warning "Drive temperature too high"
– Effects:
"Warning jerks" can be felt when driving off and the engine power may be restricted.
– Action required:
Do not hold the vehicle with the accelerator on a hill, for example. Hold the vehicle with the brake. Reduce engine
load. Stop the vehicle in a suitable place if possible. Allow the engine to run in selector-lever position P or N until the
warning disappears.

  • Please see the chapter "REDUCED DRIVING PROGRAM" on page 157.

Porsche Doppelkupplung/ manual transmission gear display
When the engine is running, the display shows the currently engaged gear.

L – Fuel gage
The fuel gage displays the contents of the tank when the ignition is on.

For information on fuel quality and refill capacities:

  • Please see the chapter "FILLING CAPACITIES" on page 265.

For information on fuel and refuelling:

  • Please see the chapter "FUEL" on page 207.

If the vehicle's inclination changes (e.g. uphill/ downhill driving), minor deviations in the gage may occur.

Fuel reserve warning
If less than approximately 2.6 U.S. gallons (10 litres) remains in the tank, the warning light on the multi-function display lights up when the ignition is switched on or the engine is running.

  • Refuel at the next opportunity.

A shortage of fuel may damage the emission control system.

  • Never drive the tank dry.
  • If the warning lights have come on, do not take bends at high speed.

For information on the emission control system:

  • Please see the chapter "EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM" on page 205.