Buick LaCrosse: Off-Road Recovery - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.

2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.

3. Then turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

    Steering in Emergencies
    • There are some situations when steering around a problem may be more effective than braking. • Holding both sides of the steering wheel allows you to turn 180 degrees without removing ...

    Loss of Control
    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: • Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. • Steering or Cornering Skid — too much spee ...

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    Light bulbs
    *: If equipped A: H11 halogen bulbs B: HB3 halogen bulbs C: D4S discharge bulbs D: Wedge base bulbs (clear) E: Wedge base bulbs (amber) F: Double end bulbs ...

    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. ...

    Indicator lights
    For additional information on warnings and indicators, see “Vehicle information display” later in this section. ...