Buick LaCrosse: Hydraulic Power Steering - Steering - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Hydraulic Power Steering

If your vehicle has hydraulic power steering, it may require maintenance. See Power Steering Fluid (2.4L L4 Engine) or Power Steering Fluid (3.6L V6 Engine).

If power steering assist is lost because the engine stops or the power steering system is not functioning, the vehicle can be steered but may require increased effort. See your dealer if there is a problem.

    Variable Effort Steering
    Some vehicles have a steering system that varies the amount of effort required to steer the vehicle in relation to the speed of the vehicle. The amount of steering effort required is less at ...

    Curve Tips
    • Take curves at a reasonable speed. • Reduce speed before entering a curve. • Maintain a reasonable steady speed through the curve. • Wait until the vehicle is out of the curve bef ...

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    Navigation system (if equipped)
    The navigation system ascertains the present position of your vehicle by using information from satellites and guides you to the place you assign as the destination. Detailed information for the na ...

    Owner maintenance schedule
    When you stop for fuel: • Check the engine oil level. • Check coolant level in coolant reservoir. • Check the windshield washer fluid level. • Look for low or under-inflated tires. WARNIN ...

    Adjusting the climate mode settings (AIR FLOW)
    This function is only available with 3-zone automatic climate control. The climate mode settings are especially effective at high temperatures. You can select the following climate mode settin ...