Buick LaCrosse: Engine Oil - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Engine Oil

To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil.

Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment:

• Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section.

• Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See “Checking Engine Oil” and “When to Add Engine Oil” in this section.

• Change the engine oil at the appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System.

• Always dispose of engine oil properly. See “What to Do with Used Oil” in this section.

Engine Compartment Overview
2.4L L4 Engine A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. B. Engine Cover. C. Engine Cooling Fans (Out of View). See Cooling System. D. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil. E. Engine Oil Dipstick (Out o ...

Checking Engine Oil
It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. ...

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Hood
To open the hood: 1. Pull the interior hood release handle located to the left of the steering column below the instrument panel. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and push the secondary ...

Radio (s)
Press to turn the system on and off. Turn to increase or decrease the volume. RADIO/BAND: Press to choose between FM, AM, or XM™, if equipped. Turn to select radio stations. Press to seek the p ...

Electronic compass display
By briefly pressing the compass button, the compass display is toggled on or off. When the compass display is on, an illuminated compass reading will appear on the mirror. Using the electronic co ...