Buick LaCrosse: Safety System Check - Safety Belts - Seats and Restraints - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Safety System Check

Now and then, check that the safety belt reminder light, safety belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors, and anchorages are all working properly.

Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts that might keep a safety belt system from doing its job. See your dealer to have it repaired. Torn or frayed safety belts may not protect you in a crash. They can rip apart under impact forces. If a belt is torn or frayed, get a new one right away.

Make sure the safety belt reminder light is working. See Safety Belt Reminders for more information.

Keep safety belts clean and dry.

See Safety Belt Care.

    Safety Belt Extender
    If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your dealer will order you an extender. When you go in to order it, take the h ...

    Safety Belt Care
    Keep belts clean and dry. WARNING! Do not bleach or dye safety belts. It may severely weaken them. In a crash, they might not be able to provide adequate protection. Clean safety belts only wi ...

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    Polishing and waxing
    Normally, polishing is not required during the first year after delivery, however, waxing may be beneficial. Before applying polish or wax the vehicle must be washed and dried. Tar spots ca ...

    Switch off the engine during longer stops
    Switch off the engine during longer stops, e.g., at traffic lights, railroad crossings or in traffic congestion. Fuel savings are achieved after the vehicle is switched off for only approx. 4 s ...

    Type A and Type B
    Type A-Without compass Type B-With compass The indicator light 2 will illuminate when the automatic anti-glare feature is operating. To turn off the automatic anti-glare feature, press: χ ...