2023 Cadillac CT5 — Owner's Manual – Page #284

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Model: 2023 Cadillac CT5
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Cadillac CT5 Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-16500419) -
2023 - CRC - 5/10/22
Driving and Operating 283
To exit Permanent Tap
Shift Mode:
1. To exit M (Manual Mode)
and return to D (Drive), pull
back on the shift lever. The
D in the shift pattern will
illuminate in red, and the M
will switch to white.
2. After releasing the shift
lever, it will return to the
center position.
M (Manual Mode) can be exited
to return to D (Drive) at any
speed by pulling the lever
rearward from the center
position. It is not necessary to
stop the vehicle or shift to
N (Neutral) or P (Park) prior to
shifting back to D (Drive).
Temporary Tap Manual
Shift Mode
To enter Temporary Tap
Shift Mode:
1. With the transmission in
D (Drive) and not in
Permanent Tap Shift
Mode, the Tap Shift
controls will activate a
Temporary Tap Manual
Shift Mode, allowing the
transmission to be
manually shifted. While in
Temporary Tap Shift
Mode, the D on the
instrument cluster will be
highlighted and the current
gear shown.
2. To shift to the lowest
available gear, press and
hold the left control.
3. To deactivate, hold the
right control briefly.
Automatic shifts return
after no manual shifts have
been done for seven to
10 seconds.
While using Tap Shift, the
vehicle will have firmer, quicker
shifting. This can be used for
sport driving or when climbing
or descending hills, to stay in
gear longer, or to downshift
for more power or engine
The transmission will only
allow shifting into gears
appropriate for the vehicle
speed and engine revolutions
per minute (rpm). The
transmission will not
automatically shift to the next
higher gear if the engine rpm
is too high. It will only
automatically shift to the next
lower gear if the engine rpm is
much too low.
If equipped, this is the shift
pattern for the manual

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