Buick LaCrosse: Hydroplaning - Driving on Wet Roads - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water can build up under the vehicle's tires so they actually ride on the water. This can happen if the road is wet enough and you are going fast enough. When the vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road.

There is no hard and fast rule about hydroplaning. The best advice is to slow down when the road is wet.

    Driving on Wet Roads
    Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles ...

    Other Rainy Weather Tips
    Besides slowing down, other wet weather driving tips include: • Allow extra following distance. • Pass with caution. • Keep windshield wiping equipment in good shape. • Keep the windsh ...

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    Gate Operator and Canadian Programming
    If you have questions or need help programming the Universal Remote system, call 1-800-355-3515 or go to www.homelink.com. Canadian radio-frequency laws require transmitter signals to time ...

    Cleaning the steering wheel and gear or selector lever
    •► Thoroughly wipe with a damp cloth or use leather care agents that have been recommended and approved by Mercedes- Benz. ...

    Starting the engine
    The engine starts automatically under the following conditions: ▷ Manual transmission: The clutch pedal is pressed. ▷ Automatic transmission: By releasing the brake pedal. When Auto ...