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Not sure if there is a better way, but I took a 1/4" clear round rubber bumper (with adhesive on one side) and stuck it on the D/S button, so when I need to shift into drive (from reverse) I just feel for the bump and push it, without having to look down, it's a lot faster too!

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Pictures ? please ?
 

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Not sure if there is a better way, but I took a 1/4" clear round rubber bumper (with adhesive on one side) and stuck it on the D/S button, so when I need to shift into drive (from reverse) I just feel for the bump and push it, without having to look down, it's a lot faster too!

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You may be describing those rubber-type bumpers found on cabinet doors and drawers and can get at a hardware store.
I don't have a Passport yet but seems like.a good Idea! It's called intuitive ergonomics.

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Not sure if there is a better way, but I took a 1/4" clear round rubber bumper (with adhesive on one side) and stuck it on the D/S button, so when I need to shift into drive (from reverse) I just feel for the bump and push it, without having to look down, it's a lot faster too!

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Other than the D/S button already being surrounded in it's own bevel that I can feel, sounds like a lovely addition for those tactically challenged.
 

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It's not hard / difficult to figure out P, R N and D/S for me... I can do it without looking down... my issue is how long it takes the trans to actually engage when shifting between Reverse and Drive. seconds. Sometimes I need quick shift to get out of my drive and I can't do it. It's not a deal breaker, but something now you have to plan and protect for leaving extra space / time when making your move.
 

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I’m sure in time our Passport shifters will become normal to us. I remember with all of my steering column automatic shifters, I had to always look at the dashboard to make sure that the red needle was pointed at the “D” before moving the car. So with that said, I never shifted by feel, I had to look to make sure I that the car would go in the right direction. Now my wife’s vehicle “2017 HR-V”, she has a actual shifter for her automatic. I have to look at her center council to make sure the Letter “D” is chosen too.
 

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What I have learned to do, is stick my finger into the reverse slot “R” then slide my finger to the next dent, “D/S”. The neutral “N” is flat, you really don’t feel it when you go for the drive bottom.
 

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:LOL::ROFLMAO::LOL:
 

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Anyone waiting for voice commands?
 

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Anyone waiting for voice commands?
That's exactly what I mentioned to my wife. Why not have the transmission gear selector voice activated? In the meantime, here's my solution to shifting into "drive" without looking down.
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Ha ha ... just kidding. I only temporarily attached this "knob" for this photo. Hope you don't mind a bit of humor in this thread. :)
 

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That's exactly what I mentioned to my wife. Why not have the transmission gear selector voice activated? In the meantime, here's my solution to shifting into "drive" without looking down. View attachment 2695

Ha ha ... just kidding. I only temporarily attached this "knob" for this photo. Hope you don't mind a bit of humor in this thread. :)
great idea!!!
 

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I'm still looking down for the correct gear button. As is mentioned here, I'm certain that in time looking down will disappear and the shifting will become second nature and via tactile feel. As of now, so much can happen in the time it takes to look down, press the desired gear button and look back up again.
 
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