Buick LaCrosse: Following Distance - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Following Distance

Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving the vehicle without a trailer.

This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns.

    Towing with a Stability Control System
    When towing, the sound of the stability control system might be heard. The system is reacting to the vehicle movement caused by the trailer, which mainly occurs during cornering. This is nor ...

    Passing
    More passing distance is needed when towing a trailer. Because the rig is longer, it is necessary to go farther beyond the passed vehicle before returning to the lane. ...

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    Fluid Leaks
    Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel, engine coolant, oil, or other fluid leaks. Also, if gasoline fumes are detected or if fuel, power steering fluid, or brake fluid leaks ...

    Collision Damage Repair
    If the vehicle is involved in a collision and it is damaged, have the damage repaired by a qualified technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement parts. Poorly performed collision rep ...

    Home safe lighting
    When you leave your vehicle at night, you can make use of the home safe lighting function to illuminate the area in front of the vehicle. 1. Remove the key from the ignition slot. 2. Pull the turn ...