Buick LaCrosse: If Steam Is Coming from the 
Engine Compartment - Engine Overheating - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: If Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment

See Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode for information on driving to a safe place in an emergency.

    3.6L V6 Engine
    There is a coolant temperature gauge and a engine coolant temperature warning light on the instrument panel cluster that indicate an overheated engine condition. See Engine Coolant Tempera ...

    If No Steam Is Coming from the Engine Compartment
    If an engine overheat warning is displayed but no steam can be seen or heard, the problem might not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when the vehicle: • Climb ...

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    Engine serial number
    The number is stamped on the engine as shown. ...

    Odometer
    The odometer shows how far the vehicle has been driven, in either kilometers or miles. This vehicle has a tamper-resistant odometer. The digital odometer will read 999,999 if it is turned back. If t ...

    Hazardous Driving
    WARNING: Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces: Downshifting into lower gear while driving on slippery surfaces is dangerous. The sudden change in tire speed co ...