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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    Child safety locks
    WARNING Always turn the child safety locks to the “LOCK” position when children sit on the rear seat. Serious injury could result if a child accidentally opens the door and falls out. Each ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING Gasoline and diesel fuels are highly flammable and poisonous. They burn violently and can cause serious injury. Never allow sparks, flames or smoking materials near gasoline or die ...