Buick LaCrosse: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash - Child Restraints - Seats and Restraints - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash

WARNING!
A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle. A damaged LATCH system may not properly secure the child restraint, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. To help make sure the LATCH system is working properly after a crash, see your dealer to have the system inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible.

If the vehicle has the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed.

New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash.

    Head Restraint Removal and Reinstallation
    The rear outboard head restraints can be removed if they interfere with the proper installation of the child restraint. To remove the head restraint: 1. Partially fold the seatback forward. ...

    Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
    When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle. If the child restraint h ...

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    Garage door opener — if equipped
    HomeLink replaces up to three remote controls (handheldtransmitters) that operate devices such as garagedoor openers, motorized gates, lighting or home securitysystems. The HomeLink unit operates ...