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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    Changing a Flat Tire
    NOTE: If the following occurs while driving, it could indicate a flat tire. - Steering becomes difficult. - The vehicle begins to vibrate excessively. - The vehicle pulls in one direction. If you ...

    Windshield washer fluid
    CAUTION Never use engine coolant as washer fluid because it could cause paint damage. If you spray washer fluid on the windshield but the windshield washer fluid warning light illuminates or the ...

    When the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly
    The RVC system may not work properly or display a clear image if: • The RVC is turned off. See “Turning the Rear Camera System On or Off” earlier in this section. • It is dark. • ...