Buick LaCrosse: All Vehicles - Doing Your Own Service Work - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: All Vehicles

WARNING!
You can be injured and the vehicle could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough about it.
• Be sure you have sufficient knowledge, experience, the proper replacement parts, and tools before attempting any vehicle maintenance task.
• Be sure to use the proper nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. Metric and English fasteners can be easily confused. If the wrong fasteners are used, parts can later break or fall off. You could be hurt.

If doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information.

This vehicle has an airbag system.

Before attempting to do your own service work, see Airbag System Check.

Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records.

    eAssist Vehicles Only
    WARNING! Never try to do your own service on eAssist components. You can be injured and the vehicle can be damaged if you try to do your own service work. Service and repair of these eAssis ...

    Hood
    To open the hood: 1. Pull the interior hood release handle located to the left of the steering column below the instrument panel. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and push the secondary ...

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    Using the cover
    To extend the cover, pull the end of the cover out of the housing, then insert its hooks into the catches as shown. To rewind it, unhook it from the catches and it will rewind automatically. You ...

    Traction
    When driving on wet or slushy roads, it is possible for a wedge of water to build up between the tire and road surface. This is hydroplaning and may cause partial or complete loss of vehicle con ...

    Seat belt extenders
    If, because of body size or driving position, it is not possible to properly fit the lap/shoulder belt and fasten it, an extender that is compatible with the installed seat belts is available that ...