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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    Automatic Transmission
    The automatic transmission has a shift lever located on the console between the seats. P (Park): This position locks the front wheels. It is the best position to use when starting the engin ...

    Auxiliary Devices (Radio with CD and Touchscreen)
    For vehicles equipped with the MyLink or IntelliLink infotainment system, see the separate MyLink/IntelliLink Features and Functions Guide for more information. The optional AUX input allows ...

    Warranty information
    See the Warranty Information Booklet, located on theDVD, for the terms and provisions of Chrysler GroupLLC warranties applicable to this vehicle and market. ...