Buick LaCrosse: 3.6L V6 Engine - Engine Overheating - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 3.6L V6 Engine

If the temperature overheat gauge is no longer in the overheat zone or an engine coolant temperature warning light no longer displays, the vehicle can be driven. Continue to drive the vehicle slowly for about 10 minutes.

Keep a safe vehicle distance from the vehicle in front. If the warning does not come back on, continue to drive normally.

If the warning continues, pull over, stop, and park the vehicle right away.

If there is no sign of steam, idle the engine for three minutes while parked. If the warning is still displayed, turn off the engine until it cools down. Also, see Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode.

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    If the engine coolant temperature warning light no longer displays, the vehicle can be driven. Continue to drive the vehicle slowly for about 10 minutes. Keep a safe vehicle distance from th ...

    Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
    This emergency operating mode allows the vehicle to be driven to a safe place in an emergency situation. If an overheated engine condition exists, an overheat protection mode which alternate ...

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    Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
    • Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to unlock and toward the front of the vehicle to lock. • If you lock the door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock automatically. • From th ...

    12-volt socket in the trunk
    Fold down the cover to access the electrical socket. NOTE The 12-volt socket in the trunk provides electrical current even when the ignition is switched off. Using the socket while the engi ...