That's odd. I cannot find that in my manual.
Originally Posted by r.johnson
page 76 of the owner's guide:
Turning the vehicle off: Shift to or select Park, then press ENGINE START/STOP.
If you press the button and the shift lever is not in Park, the vehicle goes into
I can only find this reference to car wash mode on page 334.
If you want to keep the transmission in (N position [car wash mode]
With the engine running:
1. Press and hold the brake pedal.
2. Select N.
3. With in five seconds, press the ENGINE START/STOP button.
The power mode changes to ACCESSORY.
This puts the vehicle in car wash mode which must be used when your vehicle
is pulled through a conveyor type automatic car wash where you or an
attendant do not remain in the vehicle.
The gear position remains in (N with the power mode in ACCESSORY for 15
minutes, then, it automatically changes to P and the power mode changes to
Manually changing to P cancels ACCESSORY mode. The P indicator comes on
and the power mode changes to OFF.