Buick LaCrosse: With Selective Ride Control - Manual Mode - Automatic Transmission - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: With Selective Ride Control

1. Move the shift lever to the left from D (Drive).

The vehicle will be in Sport Mode. The gear indicator in the DIC will still display a D for Drive, and the SPORT MODE ON message will be displayed momentarily. See Driver Information Center (DIC). When you are in Sport Mode, the vehicle will still shift automatically, but chassis tuning is modified. See Selective Ride Control.

If you move the shift lever forward or rearward, the transmission will enter Manual Mode, and the DIC gear indicator will change to an M followed by a number representing the gear the vehicle is currently in.

2. In Manual Mode, press the shift lever forward to upshift or rearward to downshift.

    Driver Shift Control (DSC)
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    Without Selective Ride Control
    1. Move the shift lever to the left from D (Drive). The transmission will enter Manual Mode. The DIC gear indicator will change to an M followed by a number representing the gear the vehicl ...

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