2015 Buick Lacrosse Owner's Manual

2015 Buick Lacrosse owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Buick
Model:
Lacrosse
Rating:
(4)

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Size:
6.16 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Buick LaCrosse Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
12
Trunk Release
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
15
Heated and Ventilated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
22
Infotainment System
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
24
Parking Assist
24
Active Emergency Braking System
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
eAssist Features
26
eAssist® Overview
26
High Voltage Safety Information
27
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
27
Regenerative Braking
27
Battery
28
Service
28
Performance and Maintenance
28
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
29
Engine Oil Life System
29
E85 or FlexFuel
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
30
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
30
Keys, Doors, and Windows
32
Keys and Locks
32
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
40
Door Locks
42
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
43
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
43
Safety Locks
43
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
47
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
49
Folding Mirrors
50
Heated Mirrors
50
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
50
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Manual Rearview Mirror
51
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
51
Windows
51
Power Windows
51
Sun Visors
53
Rear Window Sunshade
53
Roof
54
Sunroof
54
Seats and Restraints
56
Head Restraints
57
Front Seats
59
Seat Adjustment
59
Power Seat Adjustment
60
Lumbar Adjustment
60
Reclining Seatbacks
61
Memory Seats
62
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
64
Rear Seats
66
Rear Seat Armrest
67
Safety Belts
67
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
69
Lap-Shoulder Belt
70
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
73
Safety Belt Extender
74
Safety System Check
74
Safety Belt Care
74
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
75
Airbag System
75
Where Are the Airbags?
77
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
81
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Airbag System Check
87
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
87
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
90
Child Restraint Systems
93
Where to Put the Restraint
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
96
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
103
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
104
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
106
Storage
110
Storage Compartments
110
Glove Box
110
Cupholders
110
Front Storage
111
Sunglasses Storage
112
Center Console Storage
112
Additional Storage Features
112
Convenience Net
112
Instruments and Controls
114
Controls
115
Steering Wheel Adjustment
115
Steering Wheel Controls
115
Heated Steering Wheel
116
Horn
116
Windshield Wiper/Washer
116
Compass
117
Clock
117
Power Outlets
118
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
120
Instrument Cluster
121
Speedometer
124
Odometer
124
Tachometer
124
Fuel Gauge
125
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
126
Safety Belt Reminders
127
Airbag Readiness Light
127
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
128
Charging System Light
129
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
129
Brake System Warning Light
132
Electric Parking Brake Light
133
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
133
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
133
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
134
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
134
Traction Off Light
134
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
135
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
135
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
135
Tire Pressure Light
136
Engine Oil Pressure Light
136
Low Fuel Warning Light
137
Security Light
137
High-Beam On Light
138
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
138
Front Fog Lamp Light
138
Lamps On Reminder
138
Cruise Control Light
138
Door Ajar Light
139
Information Displays
139
Power Flows (eAssist Only)
139
Energy Information (eAssist Only)
140
Driver Information Center (DIC)
141
Head-Up Display (HUD)
144
Vehicle Messages
148
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
148
Brake System Messages
149
Compass Messages
149
Cruise Control Messages
149
Door Ajar Messages
150
Engine Cooling System Messages
151
Engine Oil Messages
151
Engine Power Messages
152
Fuel System Messages
152
Key and Lock Messages
152
Lamp Messages
153
Object Detection System Messages
153
Ride Control System Messages
155
Airbag System Messages
155
Security Messages
156
Service Vehicle Messages
156
Starting the Vehicle Messages
156
Tire Messages
156
Transmission Messages
157
Vehicle Speed Messages
157
Window Messages
157
Vehicle Personalization
158
Universal Remote System
164
Universal Remote System Programming
164
Universal Remote System Operation
166
Lighting
168
Exterior Lighting
168
Exterior Lamp Controls
168
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
169
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
169
Flash-to-Pass
169
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
169
Automatic Headlamp System
170
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
170
Hazard Warning Flashers
171
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
171
Fog Lamps
171
Interior Lighting
172
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
172
Dome Lamps
172
Reading Lamps
173
Sun Visor Lamps
173
Lighting Features
173
Entry Lighting
173
Exit Lighting
174
Battery Load Management
174
Battery Power Protection
175
Infotainment System
176
Introduction
176
Infotainment
176
Climate Controls
178
Climate Control Systems
178
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
178
Air Vents
183
Maintenance
183
Air Intake
183
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
183
Service
184
Driving and Operating
186
Driving Information
187
Distracted Driving
187
Defensive Driving
188
Drunk Driving
188
Control of a Vehicle
188
Braking
188
Steering
189
Off-Road Recovery
190
Loss of Control
191
Driving on Wet Roads
191
Hill and Mountain Roads
192
Winter Driving
193
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
194
Vehicle Load Limits
195
Starting and Operating
199
New Vehicle Break-In
199
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
200
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
201
Starting the Engine
203
Engine Heater
207
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
208
Shifting Into Park
209
Shifting out of Park
210
Parking over Things That Burn
210
Engine Exhaust
211
Running the Vehicle While Parked
211
Automatic Transmission
212
Manual Mode
214
Drive Systems
215
All-Wheel Drive
215
Brakes
215
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
215
Parking Brake
216
Brake Assist
218
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
218
Ride Control Systems
219
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
219
Limited-Slip Differential
221
Selective Ride Control
221
Cruise Control
222
Adaptive Cruise Control
224
Driver Assistance Systems
232
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
233
Assistance Systems for Driving
235
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
235
Active Emergency Braking System
238
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
239
Lane Change Alert
240
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
242
Fuel
243
California Fuel Requirements
244
Fuels in Foreign Countries
245
Fuel Additives
245
E85 or FlexFuel
245
Filling the Tank
246
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
247
Trailer Towing
248
General Towing Information
248
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
248
Trailer Towing (Except eAssist)
251
Trailer Towing (eAssist)
252
Towing Equipment
252
Conversions and Add-Ons
253
Add-On Electrical Equipment
253
Vehicle Care
254
General Information
255
California Proposition 65 Warning
256
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
256
Accessories and Modifications
256
Vehicle Checks
257
Doing Your Own Service Work
257
Hood
258
Engine Compartment Overview
259
Engine Oil
264
Engine Oil Life System
266
Automatic Transmission Fluid
268
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
268
Cooling System
270
Engine Coolant
272
Engine Overheating
274
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
276
Power Steering Fluid (2.4L L4 Engine and 3.6L V6 Engine with FWD)
276
Power Steering Fluid (3.6L V6 Engine with AWD)
276
Washer Fluid
277
Brakes
278
Brake Fluid
279
Battery
280
All-Wheel Drive
281
Starter Switch Check
281
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
282
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
282
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
282
Wiper Blade Replacement
283
Windshield Replacement
283
Headlamp Aiming
284
Bulb Replacement
284
Halogen Bulbs
284
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
284
LED Lighting
284
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
285
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
286
License Plate Lamp
286
Replacement Bulbs
287
Electrical System
287
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
287
Electrical System Overload
288
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
288
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
289
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
293
Wheels and Tires
295
Tires
295
All-Season Tires
296
Winter Tires
296
Summer Tires
296
Tire Sidewall Labeling
297
Tire Designations
299
Tire Terminology and Definitions
300
Tire Pressure
303
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
304
Tire Pressure Monitor System
304
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
305
Tire Inspection
309
Tire Rotation
309
When It Is Time for New Tires
310
Buying New Tires
311
Different Size Tires and Wheels
313
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
313
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
315
Wheel Replacement
315
Tire Chains
316
If a Tire Goes Flat
316
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
318
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
325
Tire Changing
325
Compact Spare Tire
330
Jump Starting
331
Jump Starting (On-board with eAssist Only)
331
Jump Starting (with or without eAssist)
332
Towing the Vehicle
335
Recreational Vehicle Towing
336
Appearance Care
338
Exterior Care
338
Interior Care
342
Floor Mats
346
Service and Maintenance
348
General Information
348
Maintenance Schedule
349
Special Application Services
355
Additional Maintenance and Care
355
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
359
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
359
Maintenance Replacement Parts
360
Maintenance Records
361
Technical Data
364
Vehicle Identification
364
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
364
Service Parts Identification Label
364
Vehicle Data
365
Capacities and Specifications
365
Engine Drive Belt Routing
367
Customer Information
368
Customer Information
368
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
368
Customer Assistance Offices
370
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
371
Online Owner Center
371
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
372
Roadside Assistance Program
372
Scheduling Service Appointments
374
Courtesy Transportation Program
374
Collision Damage Repair
375
Service Publications Ordering Information
378
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
379
Radio Frequency Statement
379
Reporting Safety Defects
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
380
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
381
Event Data Recorders
381
OnStar®
382
Infotainment System
382
OnStar
384
OnStar Overview
384
OnStar Services
385
Emergency
385
Security
386
Navigation
386
Connections
387
Vehicle Diagnostics
389
OnStar Additional Information
389
Index
394
Index_A
394
Index_B
395
Index_C
395
Index_D
396
Index_E
397
Index_F
397
Index_G
398
Index_H
398
Index_I
399
Index_J
399
Index_K
399
Index_L
399
Index_M
401
Index_N
401
Index_O
401
Index_P
402
Index_R
403
Index_S
403
Index_T
405
Index_U
406
Index_V
406
Index_W
406

FAQ about the 2015 Buick Lacrosse Manual

What contains the 2015 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 2015 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Lacrosse owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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