Buick LaCrosse: Starting the Engine - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Starting the Engine

Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). The engine will not start in any other position. To restart the engine when the vehicle is already moving, use N (Neutral) only.

Notice:
Do not try to shift to P (Park) if the vehicle is moving.
If you do, you could damage the transmission. Shift to P (Park) only when the vehicle is stopped.

Notice:
The engine is designed to work with the electronics in the vehicle. If you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates.
Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If you do not, the engine might not perform properly. Any resulting damage would not be covered by the vehicle warranty.

Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access) The vehicle has an electronic keyless ignition with pushbutton start. Pressing the button cycles it through three modes, ACC/ACCESSORY, ON/RUN/START, an ...

Starting Procedure (Key Access)
1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the ignition. The idle speed will go down as your engine gets warm. Do not rac ...

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Fuel Gauge
Metric English When the ignition is on, the fuel gauge indicates about how much fuel is left in the tank. An arrow on the fuel gauge indicates the side of the vehicle the fuel door is o ...

Geartronic–manual shifting
Geartronic allows you to manually shift among your vehicle's six forward speeds. Geartronic can be selected at any time. To access the manual shifting position from Drive (D), move the gear ...

Doors
When the doors are locked using one of the following methods, the doors can not be opened using the inside or outside door handles. The doors must be unlocked to open the doors. WARNING ● A ...