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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Premium-grade unleaded gasoline
To ensure the longevity and full performance of the engine, only premiumgrade unleaded gasoline may be used. If there is no premium-grade unleaded gasoline available and regular-grade unleade ...

Warning on the LCD screen (if equipped)
Key is not in vehicle If the smart key is not in the vehicle and if any door is opened or closed with the engine start/stop button in ACC, ON, or START, the warning illuminates on the LCD scree ...

Backing up behind a projecting object
The position C is shown farther than the position B in the display. However, the position C is actually at the same distance as the position A . The vehicle may hit the object when backing up to ...