Buick LaCrosse: Fluids - Additional Maintenance and Care - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Fluids

Proper fluid levels and approved fluids protect the vehicle’s systems and components. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants for GM approved fluids.

• Engine oil and windshield washer fluid levels should be checked at every fuel fill.

• Instrument cluster lights may come on to indicate that fluids may be low and need to be filled.

    Brakes
    Brakes stop the vehicle and are crucial to safe driving. • Signs of brake wear may include chirping, grinding, or squealing noises, or difficulty stopping. • Trained dealer technicians hav ...

    Hoses
    Hoses transport fluids and should be regularly inspected to ensure that there are no cracks or leaks. With a multi-point inspection, your dealer can inspect the hoses and advise if replacemen ...

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    Drive sensibly – save fuel
    Observe the following tips to save fuel: •► The tires should always be inflated to the recommended tire pressure. •► Remove unnecessary loads. •► Remove roof racks when th ...

    Checking the engine oil level
    1. Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature. 3. Turn the engine off and wait for a few minutes (about 5 minutes) for the oil ...

    Break-in schedule
    CAUTION During the first 1,200 miles (2,000 km), follow these recommendations to obtain maximum engine performance and ensure the future reliability and economy of your new vehicle. Failure to fo ...