Automatic transmission won't shift manually up/down

Tiny
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I have a 2007 Suzuki XL7. It has an automatic transmission that can be shifted up and down manually by pushing the gearshift sideways while in Drive.
It recently stopped shifting manually. I can push the gear shifter sideways, but it does not display the gear (only says D instead of M like it normally switches to). Moving the shifter doesn't cause the gears to change. Otherwise, the transmission is acting normally.

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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 7:08 PM

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Tiny
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Get a scan done to see if there are any trouble codes.

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Saturday, September 17th, 2011 AT 5:04 PM
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Only one trouble code is set--P0008 or something like that--it's an engine performance code related to timing chains or tensioners. The trouble code had been set for a couple of months before the transmission issue popped up.

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Sunday, September 18th, 2011 AT 6:08 PM
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Was any scan done after the problem ocurred?

Does using the paddle shift works?

Problem indicates a possible fault with the shift control, under the shift lever.

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Sunday, September 18th, 2011 AT 10:27 PM
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Trying to follow up on this problem that I never got solved. Has anyone else had this problem?

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 AT 11:35 PM
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You did not reply to my questions so how are we to help you?

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012 AT 11:05 AM
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The problem here IS the "paddle shift". All codes are cleared now for months.

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012 AT 2:41 PM
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What about the manual shift with gear shift lever? You need to provide us with information for us to understand the problem.

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012 AT 3:11 PM
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Please read original question carefully.

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Friday, December 21st, 2012 AT 3:50 AM
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You initial question did not mention anything about the paddle shift.

I am done since you are not appreciative of my effort.

Have a nice day.

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Friday, December 21st, 2012 AT 1:29 PM

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