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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    Starting the Engine
    Place the transmission in the proper gear. Automatic Transmission Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). The engine will not start in any other position. To restart the vehicle when it is ...

    Using the automatic air conditioning system
    1. Press . The air conditioning system begins to operate. Air outlets and fan speed are automatically adjusted according to the temperature setting. 2. Turn clockwise to increase the temperat ...

    Tires
    Tires need to be properly inflated, rotated, and balanced. Maintaining the tires can save money, fuel, and can reduce the risk of tire failure. • Signs that the tires need to be replaced in ...