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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    Ignition Positions (Key Access)
    Ignition Positions (Key Access) The ignition switch has four different positions. Notice: Using a tool to force the key to turn in the ignition could cause damage to the switch or break t ...

    Remote keyless entry system operations
    Lock (1) All doors are locked if the lock button is pressed. If all doors, trunk and hood are closed, the hazard warning lights will blink once to indicate that all doors are locked. Also, if ...

    Shiftlock override
    If the vehicle cannot be driven, for example because of a dead battery, the gear selector must be moved from the P position before the vehicle can be moved3. 1 - Lift away the rubber mat on the f ...