Buick LaCrosse: 3.6L V6 Engine - Engine Overheating - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 3.6L V6 Engine

There is a coolant temperature gauge and a engine coolant temperature warning light on the instrument panel cluster that indicate an overheated engine condition. See Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge and Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light for more information.

If the decision is made not to lift the hood when this warning appears, get service help right away. See Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada) or Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico).

If the decision is made to lift the hood, make sure the vehicle is parked on a level surface.

Then check to see if the engine cooling fans are running. If the engine is overheating, the fans should be running. If not, do not continue to run the engine and have the vehicle serviced.

Notice:
Engine damage from running the engine without coolant is not covered by the warranty.

    2.4L L4 Engine
    There is a engine coolant temperature warning light on the instrument panel cluster that indicates an overheated engine condition. See Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light for more infor ...

    If Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment
    See Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode for information on driving to a safe place in an emergency. ...

    See also:

    When selecting a CD to play (type B)
    Disc select buttons Press a desired one of the disc select buttons the disc number indicator of which steadily lights up. The player will then start playback of the selected CD, beginning with ...

    Braking
    Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time. Average driver reaction time is about thr ...

    Linking to a Different Phone
    1. Press . ► For vehicles without a navigation system, the system responds “Ready,” followed by a tone. ► For vehicles with a navigation system, the system responds with a tone. Aft ...