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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    BMW Assist
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    Cold weather precautions
    If you wish to check your vehicle before the approach of cold weather, the following advice is worth noting: Make sure that the engine coolant contains 50 percent antifreeze. Any other mixtur ...

    Engine Oil Life System
    The engine oil life system calculates engine oil life based on vehicle use and displays the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message when it is time to change the engine oil and filter. The oil life sy ...