Buick LaCrosse: Braking in Emergencies - Antilock Brake System (ABS) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Braking in Emergencies

ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking.

    Using ABS
    Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, but this is normal. ...

    Parking Brake
    Parking Brake The vehicle has an Electric Parking Brake (EPB). The switch for the EPB is in the center console. The EPB can always be activated, even if the ignition is off. To prevent dr ...

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    Auxiliary input jack
    By connecting a commercial audio product to the vehicle, such as a portable audio player, you can hear its sound via the vehicle’s speaker. An auxiliary (AUX) input jack is equipped in the cent ...

    Using the Store Command
    The store command allows a phone number to be stored without entering the digits individually. 1. Press . ► For vehicles without a navigation system, the system responds “Ready,” followed ...

    Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
    Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You could be — whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. Your chance of being conscious during and a ...