Buick LaCrosse: Automatic EPB Release - Parking Brake - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Automatic EPB Release

The EPB will automatically release if the vehicle is running, placed into gear, and an attempt is made to drive away. Avoid rapid acceleration when the EPB is applied, to preserve parking brake lining life.

For maximum EPB force when towing a trailer or parking on a hill, pull the EPB switch twice. If you are towing a trailer and parking on a hill, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips for more information.

    EPB Release
    To release the EPB, place the ignition in the ON/RUN position, apply and hold the brake pedal, and push down momentarily on the EPB switch. If you attempt to release the EPB without the brak ...

    Brake Assist
    This vehicle has a brake assist feature designed to assist the driver in stopping or decreasing vehicle speed in emergency driving conditions. This feature uses the stability system hydrauli ...

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    Inflation Guidelines
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    Switching on/off
    The three red indicator lamps in the button indicate the heating level you have selected. If the battery voltage is too low, the seat heating may switch off. Driver's and front-passenger seat ...

    Head Restraints — Rear Seats
    The rear seat head restraints are fixed and cannot be adjusted. For proper routing of a Child Seat Tether refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Things to Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” ...