Buick LaCrosse: Remote Vehicle Start - Keys and Locks - Keys, Doors, and Windows - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Remote Vehicle Start

If available, this feature allows the engine to be started from outside the vehicle.

The transmitter if the vehicle has remote button will be on the RKE transmitter if the vehicle has remote start.

Laws in some local communities may restrict the use of remote starters. For example, some laws may require a person using remote start to have the vehicle in view.

Check local regulations for any requirements.

Battery Replacement
Replace the battery if the REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY message displays in the DIC. See “REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY” under Key and Lock Messages. The battery is not rechargeable. T ...

Starting the Engine Using Remote Start
To start the engine using the remote start feature: 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle. 2. Press and release . 3. Immediately after completing Step 2, press and hold until the turn ...

See also:

Buttons in the center console
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Starting a Flooded Engine
Except 3.7-liter engine If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: (Without Advanced Keyless Entry & Push Button Start System) 1. If ...

Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch
The vehicle should be driven with the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system on for most driving conditions. If the vehicle is stuck in mud or snow, the VDC system reduces the engine output to re ...