Buick LaCrosse: Brakes - Additional Maintenance and Care - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Brakes

Brakes stop the vehicle and are crucial to safe driving.

• Signs of brake wear may include chirping, grinding, or squealing noises, or difficulty stopping.

• Trained dealer technicians have access to tools and equipment to inspect the brakes and recommend quality parts engineered for the vehicle.

    Belts
    • Belts may need replacing if they squeak or show signs of cracking or splitting. • Trained dealer technicians can inspect the belts and recommend replacement when necessary. ...

    Fluids
    Proper fluid levels and approved fluids protect the vehicle’s systems and components. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants for GM approved fluids. • Engine oil and windshield washer ...

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    Important safety notes
    ! When loading the vehicle, make sure that you do not stack the load in the cargo compartment higher than the lower edge of the side windows. Do not place heavy objects on top of the cargo com ...

    Principle of operation
    Disc brakes Wet brake discs result in reduced brakingefficiency. Dab the brake pedal whendriving from a car wash to remove the filmof water. ABS WARNING: The ABS does not relieve you ofyour respon ...

    Checking seat belt operation
    Seat belt retractors are designed to lock seat belt movement by two separate methods: ● When the seat belt is pulled quickly from the retractor. ● When the vehicle slows down rapidly. ...