Buick LaCrosse: Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)

The vehicle may have a Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) system. Read this entire section before using the system.

WARNING!
SBZA does not detect vehicles rapidly approaching outside of the side blind zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. Failure to use proper care when changing lanes may result in injury, death, or vehicle damage. Always check for other vehicles and use the turn signals when changing lanes.

When the system detects a vehicle in the side blind zone, amber SBZA displays will light up in the side mirrors. This indicates that it may be unsafe to change lanes. Before making a lane change, always check the SBZA display, check the outside and rearview mirrors, look over your shoulder for vehicles and hazards, and use the turn signal.

When the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly
The following messages may be displayed on the DIC: SERVICE PARK ASSIST: If this message occurs, take the vehicle to your dealer to repair the system. PARK ASSIST OFF: If the URPA system doe ...

SBZA Detection Zones
The SBZA sensor covers a zone of approximately one lane over from both sides of the vehicle, or 3.5m(11 ft). This zone starts at each side mirror and goes back approximately 5.0 m(16 ft). Th ...

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