Buick LaCrosse: Steering in Emergencies - Steering - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: 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 a hand.

• Antilock Brake System (ABS) allows steering while braking.

    Curve Tips
    • Take curves at a reasonable speed. • Reduce speed before entering a curve. • Maintain a reasonable steady speed through the curve. • Wait until the vehicle is out of the curve bef ...

    Off-Road Recovery
    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 ...

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    Brake precautions
    Vacuum assisted brakes The brake booster aids braking by using engine vacuum. If the engine stops, you can stop the vehicle by depressing the brake pedal. However, greater foot pressure on the br ...

    Wheel alignment and tire balance
    The wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced carefully at the factory to give you the longest tire life and best overall performance. In most cases, you will not need to have your wheels al ...

    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
    Rear safety belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have outgrown booster seats and for some adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide posit ...