Buick LaCrosse: Engine Oil - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Engine Oil

To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil.

Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment:

• Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section.

• Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See “Checking Engine Oil” and “When to Add Engine Oil” in this section.

• Change the engine oil at the appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System.

• Always dispose of engine oil properly. See “What to Do with Used Oil” in this section.

Engine Compartment Overview
2.4L L4 Engine A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. B. Engine Cover. C. Engine Cooling Fans (Out of View). See Cooling System. D. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil. E. Engine Oil Dipstick (Out o ...

Checking Engine Oil
It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. ...

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Maintenance precautions
When maintenance and service are required, it is recommended that all work be done by an authorized SUBARU dealer. If you perform maintenance and service by yourself, you should familiarize yoursel ...

Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out
When on, this feature will keep the driver door from locking when the door is open. If off is selected, the Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out menu will be available and the door will lock as progr ...