Buick LaCrosse: California Fuel Requirements - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: California Fuel Requirements

If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California Emissions Standards, the vehicle will operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance might be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp could turn on and the vehicle might fail a smog-check test.

See Malfunction Indicator Lamp. If this occurs, return to your authorized dealer for diagnosis.

If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs might not be covered by the vehicle warranty.

    Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
    At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada. Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopen ...

    Fuels in Foreign Countries
    Never use leaded gasoline or any other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. To chec ...

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    Storing a Driving Position in Memory
    Store a driving position only when the vehicle is parked. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. You cannot add a new driving position to the memory unless the ignition switch ...

    Heated seats
    Driver side Passenger side CAUTION: Operating the heated seats with theengine off will drain the battery. The heated seats will operate when theignition switch is in position II. ...

    Summer and winter tires
    The arrows shows the direction of rotation of the tire When switching between summer and winter tires, mark the tires to indicate where they were mounted on the car, e.g., LF = left front, RR ...