Buick LaCrosse: Sensor - Dual Automatic Climate Control System - Climate Control Systems - Climate Controls - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Sensor

The solar sensor, located on top of the instrument panel near the windshield, monitors the solar heat.

The climate control system uses the sensor information to adjust the temperature, fan speed, recirculation, and air delivery mode for best comfort.

Do not cover the sensor; otherwise the automatic climate control system may not work properly.

    Rear Window Defogger
    (Rear Window Defogger): Press to turn the rear window defogger on or off. The rear window defogger turns off automatically after about 10 minutes. If turned on again it runs for about five ...

    Air Vents
    Use the louvers located on the air vents to change the direction of the airflow. To open the vent, move the thumbwheel to . To close the vent, move the thumbwheel to . For vehicles with eAss ...

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    Engine Cooling System Messages
    A/C OFF DUE TO HIGH ENGINE TEMP This message displays when the engine coolant becomes hotter than the normal operating temperature. To avoid added strain on a hot engine, the air conditioning compre ...

    Automatic transmission (vehicles with paddle shift switches)
    Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions. ...

    Parking brake
    To set the parking brake, fully depress the parking brake pedal with your left foot while depressing the brake pedal with your right foot. (Depressing the pedal again releases the parking ...