Buick LaCrosse: Braking in Emergencies - Antilock Brake System (ABS) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Braking in Emergencies

ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking.

    Using ABS
    Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, but this is normal. ...

    Parking Brake
    Parking Brake The vehicle has an Electric Parking Brake (EPB). The switch for the EPB is in the center console. The EPB can always be activated, even if the ignition is off. To prevent dr ...

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    Services Provided
    • Emergency Fuel Delivery: Delivery of enough fuel for the vehicle to get to the nearest service station. • Lock-Out Service: Service to unlock the vehicle if you are locked out. A remot ...

    Headlamp Aiming
    The headlamp aiming system has been preset at the factory. If the vehicle is damaged in an accident, the aim of the headlamps may be affected and adjustment may be necessary. It is recommend ...

    Discharge headlights (if equipped)
    If voltage to the discharge bulbs is insufficient, the bulbs may not come on, or may go out temporarily. The discharge bulbs will come on when normal power is restored. ...