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

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

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 is 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 is 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.

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

For eAssist vehicles that have the auto defog feature, auto stops can occur in defrost mode. In this mode, the auto stops are shorter and less frequent than other air delivery modes to prevent instant fogging.

Press to turn the air conditioning (Comfort Air Conditioning):

Press to turn the air conditioning system on or off. If the climate control system is turned off or the outside temperature falls below freezing, the air conditioner 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.

For eAssist vehicles, an auto stop may occur if the climate control system determines the a/c compressor can be shut off and still maintain comfort levels with minimal windshield fogging.

Eco Equipped): This setting balances (Eco Air Conditioning, If Equipped): This setting balances fuel economy and air conditioning comfort. In warm weather conditions, auto stops may occur more frequently and the vehicle interior may be warmer as compared to the comfort air conditioning. The eco a/c setting allows higher humidity inside the vehicle and window fogging before the engine restarts.

Pressing the auto stop will restart the engine to button during an auto stop will restart the engine to prevent window fogging. To reach comfort levels quickly during an auto stop, the engine will restart if the air conditioner is off and the AUTO, eco is, or Comfort selected. The engine also restarts if is selected. The engine also restarts if the is set to AUTO, eco , is pressed on and the system is set to AUTO, eco or Comfort ., or Comfort If temperature controls are adjusted.

If temperature controls are adjusted cooler by more than 1°C (1°F) during an auto stop, the engine will restart to ensure that comfort is reached.

Recirculation): Press to change to (Recirculation/Auto Recirculation): Press to change to automatic control of air recirculation inside the vehicle. When the auto recirculation indicator light is on, the air is automatically recirculated as needed to help quickly cool the air inside the vehicle.

In auto recirculation control, the Air Quality Control system may operate when pollution is detected. To adjust the sensitivity of the Air Quality Control, see “Climate and Air Quality” under Vehicle Personalization.

When the is recirculated inside the vehicle. indicator light is on, air is recirculated inside the vehicle.

If both indicator lights are off, outside air will flow into the vehicle.

Press AUTO or automatic operation. to return to automatic operation.

Auto Defog: The climate control system may have a sensor to automatically detect high humidity inside the vehicle. When high humidity is detected, the climate control system may adjust to outside air supply and turn on the air conditioner. The fan speed may slightly increase to help prevent fogging. If the climate control system does not detect possible window fogging, it returns to normal operation. To turn Auto Defog off or on, see “Climate and Air Quality” under Vehicle Personalization.

    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 ...

    See also:

    Control panel
    1) Temperature control button (driver’s side) 2) Dual mode button 3) Airflow mode selection button 4) Fan speed control button 5) Temperature control button (front passenger’s side) 6) AUTO ...

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    Seat Belt Maintenance
    Do not bleach, dye, or clean the belts with chemical solvents or abrasive cleaners. This will weaken the fabric. Sun damage can also weaken the fabric. If the belts need cleaning, use a mild soap ...