Buick LaCrosse: Manual Operation - Automatic Climate Control System - Climate Control Systems - Climate Controls - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Manual Operation

on or off. (Power): Press to turn the fan on or off.

increase or decrease the fan speed. (Fan Control): Press to increase or decrease the fan speed.

The fan speed setting appears on the main display. Pressing either button cancels automatic fan control and the fan can be controlled manually. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation.

Control): Press to change the (Air Delivery Mode Control): Press to change the direction of the airflow. The current mode appears in the display screen.

Pressing either button cancels automatic air delivery control and the direction of the airflow can be controlled manually. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation.

To change the current mode, select one of the following:

instrument panel outlets. (Vent): Air is directed to the instrument panel outlets.

between the instrument panel (Bi-Level): Air is divided between the instrument panel outlets and the floor outlets.

between the windshield, instrument (Tri-Level): Air is divided between the windshield, instrument panel, and floor outlets.

floor outlets. (Floor): Air is directed to the floor outlets.

fog or moisture. Air is directed to the (Defog): Clears the windows of fog or moisture. Air is directed to the windshield and floor outlets.

windshield of fog or frost more (Defrost): Clears the windshield of fog or frost more quickly. Air is directed to the windshield. Selecting defrost will disable automatic control.

For best results, clear all snow and ice from the windshield before defrosting.

turn the air conditioning system on (Air Conditioning): Press to turn the air conditioning system on or off. If the fan is turned off or the outside temperature falls below freezing, the air conditioning system will not run.

Pressing this button cancels automatic air conditioning and turns off the air conditioner. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation and the air conditioner runs automatically as needed. When the indicator light is on, the air conditioner runs automatically to cool the air inside the vehicle or to dry the air needed to defog the windshield faster.

alternate between recirculating air (Recirculation): Press to alternate between recirculating air inside the vehicle or pulling in outside air. When the indicator light is on, air is being recirculated inside the vehicle. This helps to quickly cool the air inside the vehicle or prevent outside air and odors from entering.

Pressing this button cancels automatic recirculation. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation and recirculation runs automatically as needed.

    Automatic Operation
    The system automatically controls the fan speed, air delivery, air conditioning, and recirculation in order to heat or cool the vehicle to the desired temperature. When the AUTO indicator lig ...

    Rear Window Defogger
    (Rear Window Defogger): Press to turn the rear window defogger on or off. The rear window defogger turns off automatically after about 10 minutes. If turned on again it runs for about five ...

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