2006 Buick Lacrosse Owner's Manual

2006 Buick Lacrosse owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Buick
Model:
Lacrosse
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.66 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Buick LaCrosse BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Six-Way Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Center Seat
13
Rear Seats
13
Split Folding Rear Seat
13
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
20
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Center Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
31
Safety Belt Pretensioners
33
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
54
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
55
Airbag System
59
Where Are the Airbags?
61
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
64
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
65
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
67
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Restraint System Check
73
Checking the Restraint Systems
73
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
74
Features and Controls
75
Keys
76
Remote Keyless Entry System
77
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
78
Doors and Locks
84
Door Locks
84
Power Door Locks
85
Delayed Locking
85
Automatic Door Lock
86
Rear Door Security Locks
86
Lockout Protection
87
Trunk
87
Windows
90
Power Windows
91
Sun Visors
92
Theft-Deterrent Systems
92
Content Theft-Deterrent
92
PASS-Key® III
94
PASS-Key® III Operation
95
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
96
New Vehicle Break-In
96
Ignition Positions
97
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
97
Starting the Engine
98
Engine Coolant Heater
99
Automatic Transaxle Operation
100
Parking Brake
104
Shifting Into Park (P)
105
Shifting Out of Park (P)
106
Parking Over Things That Burn
108
Engine Exhaust
108
Running the Engine While Parked
109
Mirrors
110
Manual Rearview Mirror
110
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
110
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
110
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
111
Outside Power Mirrors
111
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
112
Outside Convex Mirror
112
OnStar® System
112
Universal Home Remote System
114
Universal Home Remote System Operation
115
Storage Areas
118
Glove Box
118
Cupholder(s)
119
Center Console Storage Area
120
Convenience Net
120
Sunroof
121
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
128
Horn
128
Tilt Wheel
128
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
129
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
130
Flash-to-Pass
130
Windshield Wipers
131
Windshield Washer
131
Cruise Control
132
Exterior Lamps
135
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
136
Fog Lamps
137
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
137
Interior Lamps
138
Instrument Panel Brightness
138
Courtesy Lamps
138
Entry Lighting
138
Delayed Entry Lighting
139
Theater Dimming
139
Delayed Exit Lighting
139
Perimeter Lighting
140
Overhead Console Reading Lamps
140
Rear Assist Handle Reading Lamps
140
Battery Run-Down Protection
140
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
140
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
142
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
143
Climate Controls
144
Climate Control System
144
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
147
Outlet Adjustment
151
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
152
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
153
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
153
Instrument Panel Cluster
154
Speedometer and Odometer
155
Tachometer
155
Safety Belt Reminder Light
155
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
156
Airbag Readiness Light
156
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
157
Charging System Light
159
Brake System Warning Light
160
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
161
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
161
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
162
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
162
Low Coolant Warning Light
163
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
163
Oil Pressure Light
166
Change Engine Oil Light
167
Security Light
167
Cruise Control Light
167
Reduced Engine Power Light
168
Highbeam On Light
168
Headlamps Suggested Light
168
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
169
Door Ajar Light
169
Trunk Ajar Light
169
Service Vehicle Soon Light
169
Fuel Gage
170
Low Fuel Warning Light
170
Check Gas Cap Light
170
Driver Information Center (DIC)
171
DIC Operation and Displays
172
DIC Warnings and Messages
179
DIC Vehicle Personalization
195
Audio System(s)
204
Setting the Time
205
Radio with CD (Base)
206
Radio with CD (Uplevel)
210
Radio with CD (MP3)
219
Radio with Six-Disc CD
233
Theft-Deterrent Feature
246
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
246
Radio Reception
248
Care of Your CDs
248
Care of the CD Player
249
Backglass Antenna
249
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
250
Chime Level Adjustment
250
Driving Your Vehicle
251
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
252
Defensive Driving
252
Drunken Driving
253
Control of a Vehicle
256
Braking
256
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
257
Braking in Emergencies
259
Traction Control System (TCS)
260
StabiliTrak® System
261
Steering
261
Off-Road Recovery
263
Passing
264
Loss of Control
265
Driving at Night
266
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
267
City Driving
270
Freeway Driving
271
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
272
Highway Hypnosis
273
Hill and Mountain Roads
274
Winter Driving
276
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
280
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
281
Loading Your Vehicle
281
Towing
286
Towing Your Vehicle
286
Recreational Vehicle Towing
286
Towing a Trailer
288
Service and Appearance Care
295
Service
297
Accessories and Modifications
297
California Proposition 65 Warning
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
299
Fuel
299
Gasoline Octane
299
Gasoline Specifications
300
California Fuel
300
Additives
300
Fuels in Foreign Countries
301
Filling the Tank
302
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
304
Checking Things Under the Hood
304
Hood Release
305
Engine Compartment Overview
306
Engine Oil
309
Engine Oil Life System
312
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
314
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
315
Engine Coolant
318
Radiator Pressure Cap
321
Engine Overheating
321
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
323
Cooling System
324
Power Steering Fluid
331
Windshield Washer Fluid
332
Brakes
333
Battery
336
Jump Starting
336
Headlamp Aiming
342
Bulb Replacement
345
Halogen Bulbs
345
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
345
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
347
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
348
Windshield Replacement
350
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
350
Tires
351
Tire Sidewall Labeling
352
Tire Terminology and Definitions
354
Inflation - Tire Pressure
357
Tire Inspection and Rotation
358
When It Is Time for New Tires
360
Buying New Tires
360
Different Size Tires and Wheels
362
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
362
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
364
Wheel Replacement
364
Tire Chains
366
If a Tire Goes Flat
366
Changing a Flat Tire
367
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
368
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
370
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
376
Compact Spare Tire
377
Appearance Care
378
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
378
Fabric/Carpet
379
Leather
380
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
380
Care of Safety Belts
381
Weatherstrips
381
Washing Your Vehicle
381
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
381
Finish Care
382
Windshield and Wiper Blades
382
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
383
Tires
383
Sheet Metal Damage
384
Finish Damage
384
Underbody Maintenance
384
Chemical Paint Spotting
384
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
385
Vehicle Identification
386
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
386
Service Parts Identification Label
386
Electrical System
387
Add-On Electrical Equipment
387
Headlamp Wiring
387
Windshield Wiper Fuses
387
Power Windows and Other Power Options
387
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
387
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
388
Underhood Fuse Block
389
Capacities and Specifications
392
Maintenance Schedule
393
Maintenance Schedule
394
Introduction
394
Maintenance Requirements
394
Your Vehicle and the Environment
394
Using the Maintenance Schedule
395
Scheduled Maintenance
396
Additional Required Services
398
Maintenance Footnotes
399
Owner Checks and Services
400
At Each Fuel Fill
401
At Least Once a Month
401
At Least Once a Year
402
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
404
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
405
Maintenance Record
406
Customer Assistance and Information
409
Customer Assistance and Information
410
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
410
Online Owner Center
412
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
412
Customer Assistance Offices
412
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
414
Roadside Assistance Program
414
Courtesy Transportation
416
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
418
Collision Damage Repair
419
Reporting Safety Defects
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
423
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
423
Service Publications Ordering Information
423
Index
425

FAQ about the 2006 Buick Lacrosse Manual

What contains the 2006 Lacrosse manual?

The Buick Lacrosse owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Lacrosse. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Lacrosse 2006 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2006 Buick Lacrosse Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Buick Lacrosse year 2006 free?

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The Buick Lacrosse (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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