Buick LaCrosse: Trailer Towing (Except eAssist) - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Trailer Towing (Except eAssist)

Before pulling a trailer, there are three important considerations that have to do with weight:

• The weight of the trailer.

• The weight of the trailer tongue.

• The total weight on your vehicle's tires.

Engine Cooling when Trailer Towing
The cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions. See Engine Overheating. ...

Weight of the Trailer
How heavy can a trailer safely be? For a vehicle with a V6 engine, it should never weigh more than 454 kg (1,000 lbs). But even that can be too heavy. It depends on how the rig is used. For e ...

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Slippery road surfaces
WARNING The outside temperature indicator is not designed to serve as an ice-warning device and is therefore unsuitable for that purpose. Indicated temperatures just above the freezing poi ...

Running the Vehicle While Parked
It is better not to park with the engine running. But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. WARNING Idling a vehicle in an enclosed area with poor ventilation is dangerous. Engine ex ...

Parking Brake
To apply the parking brake, pull the lever up fully. To release it, pull up slightly, push the button, and lower the lever. The parking brake indicator on the instrument panel should go ou ...