Buick LaCrosse: Off-Road Recovery - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.

2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.

3. Then turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

    Steering in Emergencies
    • There are some situations when steering around a problem may be more effective than braking. • Holding both sides of the steering wheel allows you to turn 180 degrees without removing ...

    Loss of Control
    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: • Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. • Steering or Cornering Skid — too much spee ...

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    Brake fluid level
    If you notice that the brake fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir has fallen to the MIN mark or less, check the brake system immediately for leaks. Also check the thickness of the brake li ...

    Checking the coolant level
    Only check the coolant level when the vehicle is on a level surface and the engine has cooled down. Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. On vehicles with KEYLESS-GO, press the ...

    Ending a call
    To finish the call, perform one of the following procedures: ● Select the “Hang up” key on the “Call in Progress” display. ● Push the switch on the steering wheel. ...