Buick LaCrosse: Engine Power Messages - Vehicle Messages - Instruments and Controls - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Engine Power Messages

ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED

This message displays when the vehicle's engine power is reduced.

Reduced engine power can affect the vehicle's ability to accelerate.

If this message is on, but there is no reduction in performance, proceed to your destination. The performance may be reduced the next time the vehicle is driven. The vehicle may be driven at a reduced speed while this message is on, but maximum acceleration and speed may be reduced. Anytime this message stays on, the vehicle should be taken to your dealer for service as soon as possible.

    OIL PRESSURE LOW — STOP ENGINE
    This message displays if low oil pressure levels occur. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible and do not operate it until the cause of the low oil pressure has been corrected. Check th ...

    Fuel System Messages
    FUEL LEVEL LOW This message displays when the vehicle is low on fuel. Refuel as soon as possible. TIGHTEN GAS CAP This message displays when the fuel cap is not on tight. Tighten the fuel c ...

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    Additional Required Services
    Every 12 000 km/7,500 Miles ► Rotate tires. Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km/ 7,500 miles. See Tire Rotation . At Each Fuel Stop ► Engine oil level check. See Engine Oil . ...

    Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light/Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light
    The light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off several seconds after the engine has started. This lighting pattern indicates that the Vehicle Dynam ...

    Adverse safety consequences of under-inflation
    Driving at high speeds with excessively low tire pressures can cause the tires to flex severely and to rapidly become hot. A sharp increase in temperature could cause tread separation, and failure ...