Buick LaCrosse: Using Cruise Control on Hills - Cruise Control - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Using Cruise Control on Hills

How well the cruise control works on hills depends upon the vehicle's speed, load, and the steepness of the hills. When going up steep hills, you might have to step on the accelerator pedal to maintain the vehicle's speed. When going downhill, you might have to brake or shift to a lower gear to maintain the vehicle's speed. When the brakes are applied the cruise control shuts off.

    Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
    Use the accelerator pedal to increase the vehicle's speed. When you take your foot off the pedal, the vehicle will slow down to the previous set cruise control speed. ...

    Ending Cruise Control
    There are three ways to end cruise control: • To disengage cruise control, step lightly on the brake pedal; when cruise control disengages, the indicator light will not be lit. • Press ...

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    Semi-automatic Operation
    You can manually select various functions of the climate control system when it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain automatically controlled. Making any manual selection ca ...

    Cruise Control
    Cruise Control : Press to turn the cruise control system on and off. : Press to disengage cruise control without erasing the set speed from memory. RES/+: Move the thumbwheel up to ma ...

    Maintenance
    Use a screw driver to open the caps or cover and a flashlight to inspect the level. If necessary, add distilled water. The level should never be above the indicator. The fluid level should b ...