Buick LaCrosse: Hitches - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Hitches

Use the correct hitch equipment.

See your dealer or a hitch dealer for assistance.

• The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper.

• Will any holes be made in the body of the vehicle when the trailer hitch is installed? If there are, seal the holes when the hitch is removed. If the holes are not sealed, dirt, water, and deadly carbon monoxide (CO) from the exhaust can get into the vehicle. See Engine Exhaust.

    Safety Chains
    Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated ...

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    Sentry key
    The Sentry Key Immobilizer System prevents unauthorizedvehicle operation by disabling the engine. Thesystem does not need to be armed or activated. Operationis automatic, regardless of whether the ...

    Selecting a magnetic zone
    Magnetic zones. The earth is divided into 15 magnetic zones. The correct zone must be selected for the compass to work correctly. 1. Put the ignition in mode II. 2. Using a pen or similar objec ...

    Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
    This vehicle has a passive theft-deterrent system. The system does not have to be manually armed or disarmed. The vehicle is automatically immobilized when the transmitter leaves the vehicle ...