Buick LaCrosse: Regenerative Braking - eAssist Features - In Brief - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Regenerative Braking

Regenerative braking takes some of the energy from the moving vehicle and turns it into electrical energy.

This energy is then stored in the vehicle's high voltage battery system, contributing to increased fuel efficiency.

The system works whenever the accelerator pedal is released, and increases the energy captured as more brake pedal is applied.

    Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
    Vehicles with eAssist have an automatic engine start/stop feature. After the engine is started and has reached operating temperature, the auto stop feature may cause the engine to turn off wh ...

    Battery
    This vehicle has a standard 12-volt battery. Refer to the replacement number on the original battery label when a new standard 12-volt battery is needed. eAssist vehicles also have a high v ...

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    To Stop Playing a USB Flash Memory Device
    To play the radio, press the FM, AM, or button. Press the CD/ AUX button to switch between disc mode (if a disc is loaded) and the USB and AUX. On models without XM Radio, press the CD butt ...

    Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
    To reprogram a HomeLink Universal Transceiver button, complete the following. 1. Press and hold the desired HomeLink button. Do not release the button until step 4 has been completed. 2. When the ...

    Security indicator light
    This light blinks when the ignition switch is placed in the OFF, LOCK or ACC position. The blinking security indicator light indicates that the security systems equipped on the vehicle are opera ...