Buick LaCrosse: If Steam Is Coming from the 
Engine Compartment - Engine Overheating - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: If Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment

See Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode for information on driving to a safe place in an emergency.

    3.6L V6 Engine
    There is a coolant temperature gauge and a engine coolant temperature warning light on the instrument panel cluster that indicate an overheated engine condition. See Engine Coolant Tempera ...

    If No Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment
    If an engine overheat warning is displayed but no steam can be seen or heard, the problem might not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when the vehicle: • Climb ...

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    Retractable power door mirrors
    The mirrors can be retracted for parking/driving in narrow spaces: 1. Press down the L and R buttons at the same time. 2. Release them after approximately one second. The mirrors automatically stop ...

    Engaging reverse gear R
    Only shift the automatic transmission to R when the vehicle is stationary. •► When the vehicle is stationary, depress the brake pedal. •► Push the DIRECT SELECT lever up past the ...

    Manual Transmission (if so equipped)
    ● Always tow with the manual transmission in Neutral. ● After towing 500 miles (805 km), start and idle the engine with the transmission in Neutral for two minutes. Failure to idle the ...