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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    Cooling or heating (AUTO)
    This mode may be normally used all year round as the system automatically works to keep a constant temperature. Air flow distribution and fan speed are also controlled automatically. 1. Press the ...

    Operation
    Depending on the date of manufacture of your vehicle, the or symbol for the automatic headlamp mode/daytime running lamps is located on the light switch. Illustration: light switch with th ...

    Automatic-dimming function
    Your mirror will automatically dim upon detecting glare from the vehicles traveling behind you. The auto-dimming function can be controlled by the Dimming ON/OFF Button: 1. Pressing the button turn ...