Buick Regal: Parking - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Parking

If the vehicle has a manual transmission, before getting out of the vehicle, move the shift lever into R (Reverse) if parking on a downhill slope. On a level surface or an uphill slope, use 1 (First) gear.

Firmly apply the parking brake. Turn the wheels toward the curb for a downhill slope, or away from the curb for an uphill slope. Once the shift lever has been placed into gear with the clutch pedal pressed in, turn the ignition key to LOCK/OFF, remove the key, and release the clutch.

    Shifting out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
    This vehicle is equipped with an electronic shift lock release system. The shift lock release is designed to: ► Prevent ignition key removal unless the shift lever is in P (Park) with the shift ...

    Parking over Things That Burn
    WARNING Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under the vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. ...

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    Push-Button Ignition Switch
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    Engine immobilizer system
    The vehicle's keys have built-in transponder chips that prevent the engine from starting if a key has not been previously registered in the vehicle's on-board computer. Never leave the keys insid ...