Buick LaCrosse: When the System Does Not 
Seem to Work Properly - Ultrasonic Parking Assist - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 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 does not activate due to a temporary condition, this message displays on the DIC. This can occur under the following conditions:

• The driver has disabled the system.

• The ultrasonic sensors are not clean. Keep the vehicle's rear bumper free of mud, dirt, snow, ice, and slush. For cleaning instructions, see Exterior Care.

• The park assist sensors are covered by frost or ice. Frost or ice can form around and behind the sensors and may not always be seen; this can occur after washing the vehicle in cold weather. The message may not clear until the frost or ice has melted.

• An object was hanging out of the trunk during the last drive cycle.

Once the object is removed, URPA will return to normal operation.

• The bumper is damaged. Take the vehicle to your dealer to repair the system.

• Other conditions, such as vibrations from a jackhammer or the compression of air brakes on a very large truck, are affecting system performance.

    Turning the System On and Off
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    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 ...

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