Buick LaCrosse: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only) - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 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 methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT). We recommend against the use of gasolines containing MMT. See Fuel Additives for additional information.

    Recommended Fuel
    Use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock, might be hear ...

    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 ...

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    Care of the CD/DVD Player
    Do not add a label to a disc, as it could get caught in the CD/DVD player. If a label is needed, label the top of the recorded disc with a marking pen. Do not use disc lens cleaners because ...

    Temperature Gauge
    This shows the temperature of the engine’s coolant. During normal operation, the pointer should rise from the bottom mark to about the middle of the gauge. In severe driving conditions, su ...

    Washing in automatic car washes
    Give preference to cloth car washes or those that use soft brushes in order to avoid paint damage. Notes Note the following: ▷ Make sure that the wheels and tires are not damaged by the ...