Buick LaCrosse: Underbody Maintenance - Exterior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Underbody Maintenance

Use plain water to flush dirt and debris from the vehicle's underbody.

Your dealer or an underbody car washing system can do this. If not removed, rust and corrosion can develop.

    Body Component Lubrication
    Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood hinges, liftgate hinges, and the steel fuel door hinge unless the components are plastic. Applying silicone grease on weatherstrips with a clean cloth ...

    Sheet Metal Damage
    If the vehicle is damaged and requires sheet metal repair or replacement, make sure the body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion ...

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    Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
    Functions such as seat heating and the rear window defroster require a lot of energy and consume additional fuel, especially in city and stopand- go traffic. Therefore, switch off these functio ...

    Treadwear
    The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a tire graded 150 ...

    Glossary of tire terminology
    ● Accessory weight The combined weight (in excess of those standard items which may be replaced) of automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, radio, ...