Buick LaCrosse: Trailer Brakes - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Trailer Brakes

Does the trailer have its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed, adjusted, and maintained properly.

Because the vehicle has antilock brakes, do not tap into the vehicle's brake system. If this is done, both brake systems will not work well, or at all.

    Safety Chains
    Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated ...

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    Replacing the High-mount Brake Light Bulb
    1. Open the trunk, and remove the socket from the light assembly by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 2. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight int ...

    Marker lines
    1 - Marker line for a 1-foot (30-centimeter) zone behind the vehicle 2 - Marker line for the clear back-up zone 3 - "Wheel tracks" The solid line (1) indicates a zone within 1 ft (30 ...

    Setting a speed
    WARNING Keep in mind that it may take a brief moment until the vehicle has made the necessary adjustments. Increase or decrease the set vehicle speed to a value that the prevailing road c ...