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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    Trailer hitch (Outback — if equipped)
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    Remote Vehicle Start
    If available, this feature allows the engine to be started from outside the vehicle. The button will be on the RKE transmitter if the vehicle has remote start. Laws in some local communitie ...

    Brake Fluid
    The brake master cylinder and, on manual transmission vehicles, the clutch hydraulic system use the same reservoir. See Engine Compartment Overview  for the location of the reservoir. The reser ...