Buick LaCrosse: Tire Rotation and Required 
Services Every 12 000 km/7,500 mi - Maintenance Schedule - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Tire Rotation and Required Services Every 12 000 km/7,500 mi

Rotate the tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and perform the following services. See Tire Rotation.

• Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. If needed, change engine oil and filter, and reset oil life system. See Engine Oil and Engine Oil Life System.

• Check engine coolant level. See Engine Coolant.

• Check windshield washer fluid level. See Washer Fluid.

• Visually inspect windshield wiper blades for wear, cracking, or contamination. See Exterior Care. Replace worn or damaged wiper blades.

See Wiper Blade Replacement.

• Check tire inflation pressures.

See Tire Pressure.

• Inspect tire wear. See Tire Inspection.

• Visually check for fluid leaks.

• Inspect engine air cleaner filter.

See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter.

• Inspect brake system.

• Visually inspect steering, suspension, and chassis components for damaged, loose, or missing parts or signs of wear. See Exterior Care.

• Check restraint system components. See Safety System Check.

• Visually inspect fuel system for damage or leaks.

• Visually inspect exhaust system and nearby heat shields for loose or damaged parts.

• Lubricate body components. See Exterior Care.

• Check starter switch. See Starter Switch Check.

• Check automatic transmission shift lock control function. See Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check.

• Check ignition transmission lock.

See Ignition Transmission Lock Check.

• Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism. See Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check.

• Check accelerator pedal for damage, high effort, or binding.

Replace if needed.

• Visually inspect gas strut for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the strut. See your dealer if service is required.

• Check tire sealant expiration date, if equipped. See Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (With Pressure Relief Button) or Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (With Pressure Deflation Button).

• Inspect sunroof track and seal, if equipped. See Sunroof.

Footnotes — Maintenance

    Engine Oil Change
    When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message displays, have the engine oil and filter changed within the next 1 000 km/600 mi. If driven under the best conditions, the engine oil life system migh ...

    Footnotes — Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services — Normal
    a) Or every two years, whichever comes first. More frequent replacement may be needed if the vehicle is driven in areas with heavy traffic, areas with poor air quality, or areas with high du ...

    See also:

    Safety Belt Reminders
    Driver Safety Belt Reminder Light There is a driver safety belt reminder light on the instrument panel cluster. When the engine is started this light begins to flash and a chime comes on for sever ...

    Parking
    If the vehicle has a manual transmission, before getting out of the vehicle, move the shift lever into R (Reverse) if parking on a downhill slope. On a level surface or an uphill slope, use 1 (First) ...

    Storing and Deleting Phone Numbers
    The system can store up to 30 phone numbers as name tags in the Hands-Free Directory that is shared between the Bluetooth and OnStar systems. The following commands are used to delete and s ...