Buick LaCrosse: Using Cruise Control on Hills - Cruise Control - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Using Cruise Control on Hills

How well the cruise control works on hills depends upon the vehicle's speed, load, and the steepness of the hills. When going up steep hills, you might have to step on the accelerator pedal to maintain the vehicle's speed. When going downhill, you might have to brake or shift to a lower gear to maintain the vehicle's speed. When the brakes are applied the cruise control shuts off.

    Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
    Use the accelerator pedal to increase the vehicle's speed. When you take your foot off the pedal, the vehicle will slow down to the previous set cruise control speed. ...

    Ending Cruise Control
    There are three ways to end cruise control: • To disengage cruise control, step lightly on the brake pedal; when cruise control disengages, the indicator light will not be lit. • Press ...

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    Using the brakes
    Avoid resting your foot on the brake pedal while driving. This will overheat the brakes, wear out the brake pads faster, and reduce gas mileage. To help reduce brake wear and to prevent the brakes ...

    Fog lamps
    Front fog lamps The parking lamps or low beams must be switched on. Press the button. The green indicator lamp lights up. If the automatic headlamp control, is activated, the low beams will ...

    Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
    This vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). The TPMS is designed to warn the driver when a low tire pressure condition exists. TPMS sensors are mounted onto each tire and whe ...