Buick LaCrosse: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only) - Fuel - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)

At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada.

Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT). We recommend against the use of gasolines containing MMT. See Fuel Additives for additional information.

    Recommended Fuel
    Use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock, might be hear ...

    California Fuel Requirements
    If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this ...

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    Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Inflator Units
    The Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) are designed to activate only in certain side collisions. The ORC determines if a side collision requires the side air bags to inflate, based on ...

    Tire dressings
    NISSAN does not recommend the use of tire dressings. Tire manufacturers apply a coating to the tires to help reduce discoloration of the rubber. If a tire dressing is applied to the tires, it may ...

    If steam is coming from the engine compartment
    Turn off the engine and get everyone away from the vehicle until it cools down. ...