Buick LaCrosse: Leaving the Vehicle with the Engine Running - Shifting Into Park - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Leaving the Vehicle with the Engine Running

WARNING!
It can be dangerous to leave the vehicle with the engine running.
The vehicle could move suddenly if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and even catch fire. You or others could be injured. Do not leave the vehicle with the engine running.

If you have to leave the vehicle with the engine running, be sure the vehicle is in P (Park) and the parking brake is firmly set before you leave it. After you have moved the shift lever into P (Park), hold down the regular brake pedal. See if you can move the shift lever away from P (Park) without first pulling it toward you. If you can, it means that the shift lever was not fully locked into P (Park).

    Shifting Into Park
    WARNING! It can be dangerous to get out of the vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. The vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine runni ...

    Torque Lock
    Torque lock is when the weight of the vehicle puts too much force on the parking pawl in the transmission. This happens when parking on a hill and shifting the transmission into P (Park) is ...

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    Wipe Parking
    If the ignition is turned to LOCK/OFF while the wipers are on 1, 2, or , they will immediately stop. If the windshield wiper lever is then moved to before the driver door is opened, or within ...

    Sound settings
    Call volume Call volume can be only be adjusted during a call. Use the buttons in the steering wheel keypad or the infotainment system’s VOL control. Infotainment system volume If no phone call ...

    Upper half
    Pull up on the driver’s side latch to open the upper half of the console box. The mat may be removed for cleaning. The upper half of the console box may be used for storage of cellular phones. ...