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      12-07-2012, 12:58 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Frogman View Post
Humm, I always thought they stuffed a little gnome in the shifter just for this!

A motor would be overkill, they probably just energize an electromagnet to move it back. No extra moving parts.
Electromagnet is a good call. It buzzes briefly before it moves so perhaps the charging of the electromagnet?

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