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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    When contacting the response center
    You may be unable to contact the response center if the network is busy. ...

    Security Light
    The immobilizer light should come on briefly as the engine is started. If it does not come on, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working normally, the indicator light turn ...

    After Starting
    The idle speed will automatically decrease as the engine warms up. ...