Chrysler 2006 PT Cruiser Sedan Automobile User Manual

Unintended movement of a vehicle could injure
those in and near the vehicle. As with all vehicles,
you should never exit a vehicle while the engine is
running. Before exiting a vehicle, you should always
shift the vehicle into P (Park), remove the key from
the ignition, and apply the parking brake. Once the
key is removed from the ignition, the transmission
shift lever is locked in the P (Park) position, securing
the vehicle against unwanted movement. Further-
more, you should never leave children unattended
inside a vehicle.
The following indicators should be used to ensure that
you have engaged the transmission shift lever into the P
(Park) position:
When shifting into P (Park), depress the button on the
shift lever and firmly move the lever all the way
forward until it stops.
Look at the shift indicator window on the console to
ensure it is in the P (Park) position.
When engaged in P (Park), you will not be able to
move the shifter rearward without depressing the shift
lever button.
Before moving the shift lever out of P (Park), you
must turn the ignition from LOCK to ON so the
steering wheel and shift lever are released. Other-
wise, damage to the steering column or shifter could