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I rarely drive in any other mode than D. But every time I switch off and then power up, the selector is in its default N position. Can this be overridden so that the last used mode is remembered upon power up (in my case D)? I know it's a small detail, but would love to know if this is possible.
 

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You probably have MY2019 with new DNA type switch. In this case it will always deafult to N after startup.
 

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both the switch and it's action are different.... The old switch was simply a mechanical switch, the new one is a can node....
 

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both the switch and it's action are different.... The old switch was simply a mechanical switch, the new one is a can node....
The car is a Stelvio Milano 2018 model.
I am posting on the Giulia forum as I assume they are the same switches.

The DNA switch is the type with the letters invisible unless powered up.
 

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Mine is the same, always defaults to N upon startup. No problem, not sure you'd want D to head out of the garage?!
 

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apparently it's related to engine type. All e6d engines have the new monostable selector
 

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My 2010 Guilietta always defaults to N, my 2017 Guilia stays where the switch is, do the new cars have a bistable switch like the Guilietta?
 

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Mine is the same, always defaults to N upon startup. No problem, not sure you'd want D to head out of the garage?!
I normally drive my early Quadrifoglio in D and will generally park it the garage left in D.

No problems driving it out in D.

The new design switch which defaults to N on start-up is a logical change, but I've had no concerns with the original design one.

Andy
 

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Can the older switch be retrofitted to the newer cars? Or is the bigger issue the coding that will be needed?
 

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Can the older switch be retrofitted to the newer cars? Or is the bigger issue the coding that will be needed?
As the new switch is connected to the CANBUS and the old one wasn't, it seems most unlikely to be feasible.

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Can the older switch be retrofitted to the newer cars? .....?
No idea, but I doubt it as the new switch is, as said, a CAN node whereas the old switch is simply a mechanical switch switching resistance values, so the interface would be different.
 
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