Buick LaCrosse: Shocks and Struts - Additional Maintenance and Care - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Shocks and Struts

Shocks and struts help aid in control for a smoother ride.

• Signs of wear may include steering wheel vibration, bounce/sway while braking, longer stopping distance, or uneven tire wear.

• As part of the multi-point inspection, trained dealer technicians can visually inspect the shocks and struts for signs of leaking, blown seals, or damage, and can advise when service is needed.

    Lamps
    Properly working headlamps, taillamps, and brake lamps are important to see and be seen on the road. • Signs that the headlamps need attention include dimming, failure to light, cracking, ...

    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 ...

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    Driving through water
    The vehicle can be driven through water up to a depth of approximately 10 in. (25 cm), at a maximum speed of 6 mph (10 km/h). Take particular care when driving through flowing water. Clean t ...

    Engine compartment — 2.7L
    ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.7L 1 — Engine Coolant Reservoir. 7 — Power Distribution Center. 2 — Coolant Pressure Cap. 8 — Air Cleaner Filter. 3 — Power Steering Fluid Reservoir. 9 — ...

    Use coasting conditions
    When approaching a red light, take your foot off the accelerator and let the vehicle coast to a halt. On a downhill gradient, take your foot off the accelerator and let the vehicle roll. The flo ...