1998 Buick Regal Owner's Manual

1998 Buick Regal owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
Buick
Model:
Regal
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
19.84 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
3
Seats and Restraint Systems
9
Seats and Seat Controls
10
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
14
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Driver Position
19
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Air Bag System
27
Rear Seat Passengers
34
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
37
Center Passenger Position
40
Children
41
Built-in Child Restraint
44
Child Restraints
59
Larger Children
71
Safety Belt Extender
73
Checking Your Restraint Systems
74
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
74
Features and Controls
75
Keys
76
Door Locks
78
Remote Keyless Entry
83
Trunk
88
Theft
89
PASS-Key II
90
New Vehicle \Break-In\
91
Ignition Positions
91
Starting Your Engine
93
Engine Coolant Heater
94
Automatic Transaxle Operation
96
Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into PARK (P)
102
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
104
Parking Over Things That Burn
105
Engine Exhaust
105
Running Your Engine While You're Parked
106
Windows
107
Horn
107
TILT-WHEEL Adjustable Steering Column
108
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
108
Exterior Lamps
115
Interior Lamps
118
Mirrors
121
Storage Compartments
123
Sun Visors
125
Accessory Power Receptacle
126
Auxiliary Power Connection (Power Drop)
127
Astroroof
127
Cellular Phone Readiness Package
128
OnStar System
128
Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
129
lnstrument Panel Cluster
130
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
133
Driver Information Center
150
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
153
Comfort Controls
154
Manual Single Zone Climate Control
154
Dual ComforTemp Climate Control
156
Dual Automatic ComforTemp Climate Control
159
Ventilation System
162
Rear Window Defogger
163
Audio Systems
164
Setting the Clock
164
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
165
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control
168
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Automatic Tone Control
172
Theft-Deterrent Feature
177
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
180
Understanding Radio Reception
181
Tips About Your Audio System
181
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
182
Care of Your Compact Discs
183
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
183
Fixed Mast Antenna
183
Backglass Antenna
183
Your Driving and the Road
185
Defensive Driving
186
Drunken Driving
187
Control of a Vehicle
190
Braking
190
Steering
196
Off-Road Recovery
198
Passing
199
Loss of Control
200
Driving at Night
201
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
203
City Driving
206
Freeway Driving
207
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
208
Highway Hypnosis
209
Hill and Mountain Roads
209
Winter Driving
211
Loading Your Vehicle
215
Towing a Trailer
217
Problems on the Road
227
Hazard Warning Flashers
228
Jump Starting
229
Towing Your Vehicle
234
Engine Overheating
241
Cooling System
243
If a Tire Goes Flat
251
Changing a Flat Tire
252
Compact Spare Tire
263
If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
264
Service and Appearance Care
265
Service
266
Fuel
267
Fuels in Foreign Countries
269
Filling Your Tank
270
Checking Things Under the Hood
272
3800 Supercharged (Code 1) Engine
276
Engine Oil
276
Air Cleaner
281
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
284
Engine Coolant
287
Power Steering Fluid
291
Windshield Washer Fluid
292
Brakes
294
Battery
297
Bulb Replacement
298
Tires
306
Appearance Care
315
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
316
Cleaning the Built-in Child Restraint
318
Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
318
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
318
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
319
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
319
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome Wheels
321
Cleaning Tires
321
Appearance Care Materials Chart
323
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
324
Service Parts Identification Label
324
Electrical System
325
Replacement Bulbs
331
Capacities and Specifications
331
Vehicle Dimensions
332
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
333
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
333
Maintenance Schedule
335
Introduction
336
Your Vehicle and the Envlronment
336
At Each Fuel Fill
348
At Least Once a Month
348
At Least Twice a Year
349
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
352
Exhaust System Inspection
352
Engine Cooling System Inspection
352
Throttle System Inspection
352
Brake System Inspection
352
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
353
Part E: Maintenance Record
354
Customer Assistance Information
361
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
Roadside Assistance
365
Canadian Roadside Assistance
365
Courtesy Transportation
366
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
367
Warranty Information
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
369
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
369
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
369
Index
373

FAQ about the 1998 Buick Regal Manual

What contains the 1998 Regal manual?

The Buick Regal owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Regal. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Regal 1998 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Regal
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 1998 Buick Regal Owners Manual?

The Buick Regal owner manual for the 1998 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Buick Regal year 1998 free?

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The Buick Regal (1998) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 1998 is available in English.

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