how do you use the manual button on my 93subaru legacy


Asked by Jun 08, 2007 at 01:13 AM about the 1993 Subaru Legacy

Question type: General

i want to know what its for.the button on the shift gear.

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I think the manual button makes the transmission stay in gear longer. Meaning it changes the gear ratios to let the rpms go higher.

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I have the Same year of Sub. i have play around with this button. sad to say i really don't know what it does Please someone tell us


The manual button for starters ONLY works in 2 or 3 range, it does not work in D range. When engaged, it holds the car in second gear (2 range) or in 2nd and 3rd (3 range), and prevents the car from shifting down into first gear. It's basically for low traction situations, the car will start out in 2nd gear instead of first. Good explanation at click on "notes and tips" on the left, then in the drop down list choose "trans" and then click "manual button" at the top of the page. And visit and

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