Buick LaCrosse: Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance - Wheels and Tires - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance

The tires and wheels were aligned and balanced at the factory to provide the longest tire life and best overall performance. Adjustments to wheel alignment and tire balancing will not be necessary on a regular basis. However, check the alignment if there is unusual tire wear or if the vehicle is pulling to one side or the other. If the vehicle vibrates when driving on a smooth road, the tires and wheels might need to be rebalanced. See your dealer for proper diagnosis.

    Temperature – A, B, C
    The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire's resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions ...

    Wheel Replacement
    Replace any wheel that is bent, cracked, or badly rusted or corroded. If wheel nuts keep coming loose, the wheel, wheel bolts, and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, repla ...

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    Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
    The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include 6 air bags. You can locate the various air bags by the use of “SRS AIRBAG” location indicators. These indicators are visible in t ...

    When driving with cruise control activated
    Even when performing the following actions with the intent of enabling engine braking, engine braking will not activate while driving in S mode and downshifting to 5 or 4 because cruise control wi ...

    Windshield Wiper/Washer
    The windshield wiper lever is on the side of the steering column. 2: Use for fast wipes. 1: Use for slow wipes. Turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for less frequent wipes. Us ...