Buick Enclave: Shifting out of Park - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Buick Enclave Owner's ManualBuick Enclave: Shifting out of Park

The vehicle is equipped with an electronic shift lock release system. The shift lock release is designed to:

► Prevent ignition key removal unless the shift lever is in P (Park) with the shift lever button fully released, and . Prevent movement of the shift lever out of P (Park), unless the ignition is in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY and the regular brake pedal is applied.

The shift lock release is always functional except in the case of an uncharged or low voltage (less than 9-volt) battery.

If the vehicle has an uncharged battery or a battery with low voltage, try charging or jump starting the battery. See Jump Starting  for more information.

To shift out of P (Park):

1. Apply the brake pedal.
2. Press the shift lever button.
3. Move the shift lever to the desired position.

If you still are unable to shift out of P (Park):

1. Fully release the shift lever button.
2. While holding down the brake pedal, press the shift lever button again.
3. Move the shift lever to the desired position.

If you still cannot move the shift lever from P (Park), see your dealer.

    Shifting Into Park
    WARNING It can be dangerous to get out of the vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. The vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the ...

    Parking over Things That Burn
    WARNING Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under the vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. ...

    See also:

    Headlamp removal
      WARNING Do not attempt to change any bulb with the lighting switch on. If the lighting has just been switched off, give the bulbs time to cool down. Handling them in a hot conditio ...

    LATCH-type (ISOFIX) child seat anchorsin the rear
    WARNING   Children that are too large for a child restraint must travel in seats using normal seat belts. Position shoulder belt across the chest and shoulder, not face or neck. In orde ...

    Navteq corporation
    Please read this agreement carefully before using the Navigation System. This is a license agreement for your copy of the Navigable Map Database, (the ‘DATABASE’) originally made by NAVTEQ Cor ...