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For a month or so now I'm experiencing a delay when selecting "D". P, R, & N are usually within a second, but when I select D there is a delay from 2 -10 seconds. I don't mind 2 seconds, but after backing out from parking at the mall, traffic gets impatient if I block the thruway for 10 seconds. I've tried a hard reset, to no avail. Anyone else have this? Cure?
 

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Do you hear a noise on deceleration? It will likely be heard at lower speeds. Grinding maybe. There can be several reasons for the delay, but the most common is the C clip in the RDM came out of place and the park gear rides against the pawl actuator.
 

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For some cars on 614 you would have to select N before selecting D (as well as the dreaded PRND fault) I wanted to make sure he was on the latest firmware and not 614/615.

You could also try the DNRP method and see if that works. Basically put the car in ready mode and hit D with foot on brake for 3 secs and continue till you hit P, put the car to sleep and see if that clears the problem.
 

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For some cars on 614 you would have to select N before selecting D (as well as the dreaded PRND fault) I wanted to make sure he was on the latest firmware and not 614/615.

You could also try the DNRP method and see if that works. Basically put the car in ready mode and hit D with foot on brake for 3 secs and continue till you hit P, put the car to sleep and see if that clears the problem.
completely different issues. If he was on an older software and did not select Neutral once every 10 key cycles it would cause a PRND fault, not a delay in shifting.
 

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For a month or so now I'm experiencing a delay when selecting "D". P, R, & N are usually within a second, but when I select D there is a delay from 2 -10 seconds. I don't mind 2 seconds, but after backing out from parking at the mall, traffic gets impatient if I block the thruway for 10 seconds. I've tried a hard reset, to no avail. Anyone else have this? Cure?
Until you find a solution, maybe you should back your car into the parking spots at the mall, etc. That way, you don't have to do a shift in mid-maneuver when you park or when you exit the parking spot.
 

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I think backing in is just the way to go anyway (if it's feasible/no charging station conflict), because otherwise it's only a matter of time until you mash up the front bumper cover (which you may not be able to even get a part to fix).
 
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