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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    Unlocking a channel
    A channel's access code2 is required to unlock a channel. Unlock all channels This permanently removes all channels from the locked list and makes them available for selection. Temporarily un ...

    Brake and Clutch Fluid
    Check the fluid level in the reservoirs monthly. There are up to two reservoirs, depending on the model. They are: Brake fluid reservoir (all models) Clutch fluid reservoir (manual transmiss ...

    Compact Spare Tire
    Use the compact spare tire as a temporary replacement only. Get your regular tire repaired or replaced, and put it back on your vehicle as soon as you can. Check the air pressure of the com ...