Buick LaCrosse: Washing the Vehicle - Exterior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Washing the Vehicle

To preserve the vehicle's finish, wash it often and out of direct sunlight.

Notice:
Do not use petroleum based, acidic, or abrasive cleaning agents as they can damage the vehicle's paint, metal, or plastic parts. If damage occurs, it would not be covered by the vehicle's warranty.
Approved cleaning products can be obtained from your dealer.
Follow all manufacturer directions regarding correct product usage, necessary safety precautions, and appropriate disposal of any vehicle care product.

Notice:
Avoid using high pressure washes closer than 30 cm (12 in) to the surface of the vehicle. Use of power washers exceeding 8,274 kPa (1,200 psi) can result in damage or removal of paint and decals.

Rinse the vehicle well, before washing and after, to remove all cleaning agents completely. If they are allowed to dry on the surface, they could stain.

Dry the finish with a soft, clean chamois or an all-cotton towel to avoid surface scratches and water spotting.

    Finish Care
    Application of aftermarket clearcoat sealant/wax materials is not recommended. If painted surfaces are damaged, see your dealer to have the damage assessed and repaired. Foreign materials su ...

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    Control panel
    1) Fan speed control dial 2) Temperature control dial 3) Airflow control buttons 4) Air conditioner button 5) Air inlet selection button 6) Rear window defogger button (Refer to “Defogger and ...

    Front fog light switch (if equipped)
    The front fog lights operate under the following conditions. ● when the light switch is in the “” position ● when the light switch is in the “AUTO” position and the headlight ...

    Perchlorate Material
    Special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. Your vehicle has components that may contain perchlorate. These components may include airbag, seat belt pretensioners, a ...