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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Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant
Your vehicle is delivered with high quality ethylene glycol coolant in the cooling system. It is the only type of coolant that should be used because it helps prevent corrosion in the cooling syst ...

Disarming the System
To disarm the system, do one of the following: • Press on the RKE transmitter. • Approach the vehicle with the RKE transmitter (keyless access). • Start the engine. The alarm automati ...

Every Engine Oil Change
► Change engine oil and filter. Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil  and Engine Oil Life System . An Emission Control Service. ► Engine coolant level check. See Engine Coolant . ...