Transmission Messages

DIFFERENTIAL HOT, REDUCE SPEED (CTS-V ONLY)

This message displays and a chime sounds if the differential fluid temperature exceeds 150°C (300°F). Driving aggressively or at high speeds can cause the differential fluid temperature to be higher than normal. If this message appears, you may continue to drive at a slower speed. If you have been operating the vehicle under normal driving conditions, the vehicle may need service. See your dealer for an inspection.

To acknowledge the message, press and a chime sounds every. The message reappears and a chime sounds every two minutes until this condition changes. If you do not clear the message, it will remain on until the condition changes.

SERVICE TRANSMISSION

This message displays when there is a problem with the vehicle's transmission. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer.

SHIFT TO PARK (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ONLY)

If the vehicle has the keyless access system, this message displays if the vehicle is not in P (Park) while the engine is being turned off. The vehicle will be in ACC/ACCESSORY. Once the shift lever is moved to P (Park), the ignition needs to be turned off. If the ignition is not turned off, the vehicle will remain in ACC/ACCESSORY.

To avoid draining the battery, turn the ignition off before leaving the vehicle.

SPORT MODE

This message displays when the vehicle is in sport mode.

The transmission gear position will also be displayed when DSC is in use. See Manual Mode for more information.

TRANSMISSION HOT IDLE ENGINE

This message displays when the transmission fluid in the vehicle is too hot. Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until the transmission cools down or until this message is removed.

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