Buick LaCrosse: How the System Works - Ultrasonic Parking Assist - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: How the System Works

URPA comes on automatically when the shift lever is moved into R (Reverse). A single tone sounds to indicate the system is working.

URPA operates only at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph).

An obstacle is indicated by audible beeps. The interval between the beeps becomes shorter as the vehicle gets closer to the obstacle.

When the distance is less than 30 cm (12 in) the beeping is a continuous tone for five seconds.

To be detected, objects must be at least 20 cm (8 in) off the ground and below trunk level. Objects must also be within 2.5 m (8 ft) from the rear bumper. The distance at which objects can be detected may be less during warmer or humid weather.

    Ultrasonic Parking Assist
    If available, the Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) system assists the driver with parking and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). URPA operates at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). T ...

    Turning the System On and Off
    The URPA system can be turned on and off using the park assist button located next to the shift lever. The LED next to the park assist button lights up when the system is on and turns off w ...

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