Buick LaCrosse: Shocks and Struts - Additional Maintenance and Care - Service and Maintenance - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Shocks and Struts

Shocks and struts help aid in control for a smoother ride.

• Signs of wear may include steering wheel vibration, bounce/sway while braking, longer stopping distance, or uneven tire wear.

• As part of the multi-point inspection, trained dealer technicians can visually inspect the shocks and struts for signs of leaking, blown seals, or damage, and can advise when service is needed.

    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, ...

    Tires
    Tires need to be properly inflated, rotated, and balanced. Maintaining the tires can save money, fuel, and can reduce the risk of tire failure. • Signs that the tires need to be replaced in ...

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    Tilt alarm sensor
    The tilt of the vehicle is monitored. The alarm system responds in situations such as attempts to steal a wheel or when the car is towed. ...

    Opening the trunk manually
    The trunk is held closed by an electronic locking mechanism. To open: 1. Press lightly on the rubberized plate under the handle to release the lock. 2. Lift the handle to open the trunk lid. CA ...

    Recalibrating TPMS (Canadian models only)
    In certain cases, it may be necessary to recalibrate TPMS to conform to Volvo's recommended tire inflation pressures (see the inflation pressure table on page 275), for example, if higher infl ...