Buick LaCrosse: Trunk - Doors - Keys, Doors, and Windows - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Trunk

WARNING!
Exhaust gases can enter the vehicle if it is driven with the liftgate, trunk/hatch open, or with any objects that pass through the seal between the body and the trunk/hatch or liftgate. Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO) which cannot be seen or smelled. It can cause unconsciousness and even death.
If the vehicle must be driven with the liftgate, or trunk/hatch open:
• Close all of the windows.
• Fully open the air outlets on or under the instrument panel.
• Adjust the climate control system to a setting that brings in only outside air and set the fan speed to the highest setting. See “Climate Control Systems” in the Index.
• If the vehicle has a power liftgate, disable the power liftgate function.
For more information about carbon monoxide, see Engine Exhaust.

Remote Trunk Release
Remote Trunk Release

To open the trunk from outside the vehicle, press Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, or press the touch pad above the license plate.

Emergency Trunk Release Handle

Notice:
Do not use the emergency trunk release handle as a tie-down or anchor point when securing items in the trunk as it could damage the handle.
The emergency trunk release handle is only intended to aid a person trapped in a latched trunk, enabling them to open the trunk from the inside.

There is an emergency trunk

There is an emergency trunk release handle located inside the trunk on the trunk latch. On some vehicles, the release handle can be accessed by folding the rear seat center seatback. See Rear Seats. Pull the release handle to open the trunk from the inside.

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