Buick LaCrosse: AM - Radio Reception - Radio - Infotainment System - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: AM

The range for most AM stations is greater than for FM, especially at night. The longer range can cause station frequencies to interfere with each other. For better radio reception, most AM radio stations boost the power levels during the day, and then reduce these levels during the night. Static can also occur when things like storms and power lines interfere with radio reception. When this happens, try reducing the treble on the radio.

    FM
    FM signals only reach about 16 to 65 km (10 to 40 mi). Although the radio has a built-in electronic circuit that automatically works to reduce interference, some static can occur, especially ...

    XM™ Satellite Radio Service
    XM satellite radio service gives digital radio reception from coast to coast in the 48 contiguous United States, and in Canada. Just as with FM, tall buildings or hills can interfere with sa ...

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    Driver Alert Control (DAC)– introduction
    This function is intended to alert the driver if his/her driving becomes erratic, such as if the driver is distracted or fatigued. NOTE The camera has certain limitations, see page 160. A ...

    Emergency engine shut off
    To shut off the engine in an emergency situation while driving perform the following procedure: – Rapidly push the push-button ignition switch 3 consecutive times, or – Push and hold the push- ...

    Rear window defroster
    The defroster heats the window to remove frost, fog and thin ice from the rear window, while the engine is running. To activate the rear window defroster, press the rear window defroster butto ...