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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    Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
    The Traction Control System (TCS)/ StabiliTrak Light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If the light does not come on, have the vehicle serviced by the dealer. If the system is working n ...

    Operating range
    The Intelligent Key functions can only be used when the Intelligent Key is within the specified operating range. When the Intelligent Key battery is discharged or strong radio waves are present ne ...

    Precautions when the vehicle is being towed
    Attach jumper cables (see page 116) to provide current for releasing the electric parking brake and to move the gear selector from the P position to N. Be sure that the steering wheel lock ...