Buick LaCrosse: Hoses - Additional Maintenance and Care - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 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 replacement is needed.

    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 ...

    Lamps
    Properly working headlamps, taillamps, and brake lamps are important to see and be seen on the road. • Signs that the headlamps need attention include dimming, failure to light, cracking, ...

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    Jump starting
    Notes If the battery is discharged, an engine can be started using the battery of another vehicle and two jumper cables. Only use jumper cables with fully insulated clamp handles. To prevent p ...

    Braking in Emergencies
    ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking. ...

    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 ...