Buick LaCrosse: Maintenance when Trailer 
Towing - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Maintenance when Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance Schedule. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system, and brake system. Inspect these before and during the trip.

Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.

    Leaving After Parking on a Hill
    1. Apply and hold the brake pedal while you: 1.1. Start the engine. 1.2. Shift into a gear. 1.3. Release the parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake pedal. 3. Drive slowly until the trailer is ...

    Engine Cooling when Trailer Towing
    The cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions. See Engine Overheating. ...

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    Safety precautions
    WARNING ● For safety reasons, avoid operating of the cell phone while driving. ● Do not make a phone call while driving. When you have an incoming call, stop the vehicle in a safe loca ...

    Opening/closing the fuel filler door
    The fuel filler door is located on the right rear fender (indicated by an arrow beside the fuel tank symbol on the information display ) With the ignition switched off, press and release the but ...

    Garage Door Opener — If Equipped
    HomeLink replaces up to three hand-held transmitters that operate devices such as garage door openers, motorized gates, lighting or home security systems. The HomeLink unit is powered by your ve ...