2006 Buick Terraza Owner's Manual

2006 Buick Terraza owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Buick
Model:
Terraza
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.69 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Buick Terraza BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Six-Way Power Seats
8
Eight-Way Power Seats
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Captain Chairs
12
Third Row Seat
17
Safety Belts
20
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
20
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
33
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Rear Seat Passengers
34
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
37
Safety Belt Pretensioners
39
Safety Belt Extender
40
Child Restraints
40
Older Children
40
Infants and Young Children
43
Child Restraint Systems
46
Where to Put the Restraint
50
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
51
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
59
Airbag System
63
Where Are the Airbags?
66
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
69
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
70
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
70
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
71
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Restraint System Check
78
Checking the Restraint Systems
78
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
79
Features and Controls
81
Keys
83
Remote Keyless Entry System
84
Door Locks
91
Power Door Locks
92
Delayed Locking
93
Automatic Door Lock
94
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
94
Lockout Protection
94
Dual Sliding Doors
94
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
97
Liftgate
104
Windows
106
Power Windows
107
Power Rear Quarter Windows
107
Content Theft-Deterrent
108
PASS-Key® III
110
New Vehicle Break-In
112
Ignition Positions
112
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
113
Starting the Engine
113
Engine Coolant Heater
114
Automatic Transaxle Operation
115
Parking Brake
119
Shifting Into Park (P)
120
Shifting Out of Park (P)
121
Parking Over Things That Burn
121
Engine Exhaust
122
Running the Engine While Parked
123
Mirrors
124
Outside Power Mirrors
124
Outside Convex Mirror
124
Outside Heated Mirrors
124
OnStar® System
125
Universal Home Remote System
127
Universal Home Remote System Operation
128
Storage Areas
131
Glove Box
131
Cupholder(s)
131
Overhead Console (With Rail)
132
Overhead Console (Without Rail)
133
Floor Console Storage Area
133
Folding Tray
134
Luggage Carrier
134
Convenience Net (With Rear Convenience Center)
135
Convenience Net (Without Rear Convenience Center)
135
Memory Seat
137
Instrument Panel
139
Instrument Panel Overview
142
Hazard Warning Flashers
144
Other Warning Devices
144
Horn
144
Tilt Wheel
144
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
145
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
145
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
146
Flash-to-Pass
146
Windshield Wipers
147
Windshield Washer
147
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
148
Cruise Control
149
Exterior Lamps
153
Wiper Activated Headlamps
154
Headlamps on Reminder
154
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
154
Instrument Panel Brightness
155
Interior Lamps Control
156
Dome Lamp
156
Entry Lighting
157
Delayed Lighting
157
Exit Lighting
158
Front Reading Lamps
158
Rear Reading Lamps
158
Cargo Lamp
158
Battery Run-Down Protection
159
Overhead Console Switchbank
159
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
160
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
162
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
163
Cigarette Lighter
164
Climate Controls
164
Dual Climate Control System
164
Outlet Adjustment
167
Rear Climate Control System
168
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
170
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
172
Instrument Panel Cluster
173
Speedometer and Odometer
174
Trip Odometer
174
Tachometer
174
Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Airbag Readiness Light
176
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
177
Charging System Light
179
Brake System Warning Light
179
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
180
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
181
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
181
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
182
Oil Pressure Light
184
Security Light
185
Cruise Control Light
185
Highbeam On Light
186
Fuel Gage
186
Low Fuel Warning Light
186
Driver Information Center (DIC)
187
DIC Operation and Displays
188
DIC Warnings and Messages
194
DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only)
210
Audio System(s)
218
Setting the Time
219
Radio with CD
220
Navigation/Radio System
239
Rear Seat Entertainment System
239
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
253
Theft-Deterrent Feature
255
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
255
Radio Reception
256
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
257
Care of the CD and DVD Player
257
Fixed Mast Antenna
257
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
257
Chime Level Adjustment
257
Driving Your Vehicle
259
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
260
Defensive Driving
260
Drunken Driving
261
Control of a Vehicle
264
Braking
264
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
265
Braking in Emergencies
266
Traction Control System (TCS)
267
StabiliTrak® System
268
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
270
Steering
271
Off-Road Recovery
273
Passing
273
Loss of Control
275
Driving at Night
276
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
277
City Driving
279
Freeway Driving
280
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
282
Highway Hypnosis
283
Hill and Mountain Roads
283
Winter Driving
285
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
289
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
290
Loading Your Vehicle
290
Towing
295
Towing Your Vehicle
295
Recreational Vehicle Towing
295
Level Control
297
Towing a Trailer
297
Service and Appearance Care
307
Service
309
Accessories and Modifications
309
California Proposition 65 Warning
309
Doing Your Own Service Work
310
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
310
Fuel
310
Gasoline Octane
310
Gasoline Specifications
311
California Fuel
311
Additives
311
Fuels in Foreign Countries
312
Filling the Tank
312
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
315
Checking Things Under the Hood
316
Hood Release
317
Engine Compartment Overview
318
Engine Oil
321
Engine Oil Life System
324
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
326
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
328
Engine Coolant
330
Radiator Pressure Cap
332
Engine Overheating
333
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
335
Cooling System
335
Power Steering Fluid
343
Windshield Washer Fluid
344
Brakes
345
Battery
348
Jump Starting
348
All-Wheel Drive
353
Bulb Replacement
355
Halogen Bulbs
355
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
355
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
357
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
357
Replacement Bulbs
358
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
359
Tires
360
Tire Sidewall Labeling
361
Tire Terminology and Definitions
363
Inflation - Tire Pressure
366
Tire Inspection and Rotation
367
When It Is Time for New Tires
368
Buying New Tires
369
Different Size Tires and Wheels
370
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
371
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
372
Wheel Replacement
372
Tire Chains
374
Accessory Inflator
374
If a Tire Goes Flat
376
Changing a Flat Tire
376
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
378
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
381
Secondary Latch System
387
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
389
Compact Spare Tire
392
Appearance Care
393
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
393
Fabric/Carpet
394
Leather
395
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
395
Care of Safety Belts
396
Weatherstrips
396
Washing Your Vehicle
396
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
396
Finish Care
397
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
397
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
398
Tires
398
Sheet Metal Damage
399
Finish Damage
399
Underbody Maintenance
399
Chemical Paint Spotting
399
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
400
Vehicle Identification
401
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
401
Service Parts Identification Label
401
Electrical System
401
Add-On Electrical Equipment
401
Headlamp Wiring
402
Windshield Wiper Fuses
402
Power Windows and Other Power Options
402
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
402
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
402
Underhood Fuse Block
404
Capacities and Specifications
408
Maintenance Schedule
409
Maintenance Schedule
410
Introduction
410
Maintenance Requirements
410
Your Vehicle and the Environment
410
Using the Maintenance Schedule
410
Scheduled Maintenance
412
Additional Required Services
414
Maintenance Footnotes
415
Owner Checks and Services
416
At Each Fuel Fill
416
At Least Once a Month
417
At Least Once a Year
417
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
419
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
421
Maintenance Record
422
Customer Assistance and Information
425
Customer Assistance and Information
426
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
426
Online Owner Center
428
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
428
Customer Assistance Offices
428
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
430
Roadside Assistance Program
430
Courtesy Transportation
432
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
434
Collision Damage Repair
435
Reporting Safety Defects
438
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
438
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
439
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
439
Service Publications Ordering Information
439
Index
441

FAQ about the 2006 Buick Terraza Manual

What contains the 2006 Terraza manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2006 Buick Terraza Owners Manual?

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

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