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hi there just bought renault scenic automatic does any one know what little button with snowflake at bottom of gearstick is unfortunately no owners manual with car
 

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I would have thought that would be for driving in snow? I have no idea but that would seem the obvious one. It's probably set at a different ratio than 'tothers.
 

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Yep,it is for pulling away in the snow.It locks the box in one gear so as the wheels spin the box doesn't keep changing up.....I think thats how it works,any way.:eek:.

Or,it might lock the box in a higher gear.....:eek:

It's definately for snow though.:)
 

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Hi, Lagdti is right, its for pulling away in the snow/slippy conditions, the box starts in 2nd gear until traction is detected then it returns to "normal" .... same effect as starting to pull away in 2nd or 3rd in a manual car ... reduces the wheel slip.

Hope it helps :)
 
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