Buick Regal: Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check

When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. WARNING
When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured.

1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room around the vehicle. It should be parked on a level surface.

2. Firmly apply the parking brake.

See Parking Brake .

Be ready to apply the regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move.

3. With the engine off, turn the ignition on, but do not start the engine. Without applying the regular brake, try to move the shift lever out of P (Park) with normal effort. If the shift lever moves out of P (Park), contact your dealer for service.

    Starter Switch Check
    WARNING When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room arou ...

    Ignition Transmission Lock Check
    While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF in each shift lever position. ► For automatic transmission vehicles, the ignition should turn to LOCK/OFF only ...

    See also:

    Additional Safety Precautions
    Two people should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. Do not put any accessories on seat belts. Devices intended to improve occupant comf ...

    Driver Information Center (DIC)
    The DIC display is located in the center of the instrument panel cluster. It shows the status of many vehicle systems. The controls for the DIC are located on the turn signal lever. A. SE ...

    Cruise control set indicator light
    The cruise control set indicator light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off after approximately 3 seconds. The light illuminates when vehicle spee ...