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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    Display settings
    Select the “Display” key. On the screen above, select the “Display Adjustment” key. The Display Adjustment screen will appear. Brightness/contrast: Select the “Brightness” key or t ...

    Heating
    To direct warm air toward the floor: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the OFF position. 2. Press the “” button. 3. Set the temperature control dial to the most comfortable level. 4. Se ...

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features
    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to protect you and your passengers during a crash. Some features do not require any action o ...