Buick LaCrosse: Hill Start Assist (HSA) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Hill Start Assist (HSA)

This vehicle has a Hill Start Assist (HSA) feature, which may be useful when the vehicle is stopped on a grade. This feature is designed to prevent the vehicle from rolling, either forward or rearward, during vehicle drive off. After the driver completely stops and holds the vehicle in a complete standstill on a grade, HSA will be automatically activated. During the transition period between when the driver releases the brake pedal and starts to accelerate to drive off on a grade, HSA holds the braking pressure to ensure that there is no rolling. The brakes will automatically release when the accelerator pedal is applied within the two-second window. It will not activate if the vehicle is in a drive gear and facing downhill or if the vehicle is facing uphill and in R (Reverse).

    Brake Assist
    This vehicle has a brake assist feature designed to assist the driver in stopping or decreasing vehicle speed in emergency driving conditions. This feature uses the stability system hydrauli ...

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    Cruise control
    Steering wheel-mounted controls and display 1 - Standby mode 2 - Resume set speed 3 - Deactivating 4 - Activate/set speed 5 - Set speed indicator (parentheses indicate standby mode) Engaging ...

    Push starting
    CAUTION: - CVT models cannot be push-started or tow-started. Attempting to do so may cause transmission damage. - Do not push start this vehicle. The three-way catalyst may be damaged. ...

    To Play an iPod
    This audio system can operate the audio files on the iPod with the same controls used for the in-dash disc changer. To play an iPod, connect it to the USB adapter cable in the console compar ...