2007 Buick Rendezvous Owner's Manual

2007 Buick Rendezvous owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Buick
Model:
Rendezvous
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
2.99 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Buick Rendezvous BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Memory Seat and Mirrors
11
Reclining Seatbacks
13
Head Restraints
15
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
Split Bench Seats
15
Captain Chairs
21
Stowable Seat
26
Safety Belts
30
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
30
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
34
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
35
Driver Position
36
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
45
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
46
Right Front Passenger Position
46
Rear Outside Passenger Positions
47
Center Rear Passenger Position
51
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
53
Safety Belt Pretensioners
56
Safety Belt Extender
56
Child Restraints
57
Older Children
57
Infants and Young Children
60
Child Restraint Systems
64
Where to Put the Restraint
68
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
69
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
79
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
82
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
84
Airbag System
88
Where Are the Airbags?
91
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
93
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
95
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
96
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
96
Passenger Sensing System
98
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
102
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
103
Restraint System Check
104
Checking the Restraint Systems
104
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
105
Features and Controls
107
Keys
109
Remote Keyless Entry System
110
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
111
Doors and Locks
114
Door Locks
114
Power Door Locks
115
Delayed Locking
116
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
116
Rear Door Security Locks
116
Lockout Protection
118
Liftgate
118
Windows
120
Power Windows
121
Sun Visors
122
Theft-Deterrent Systems
122
Content Theft-Deterrent
122
PASS-Key® III
124
PASS-Key® III Operation
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
127
New Vehicle Break-In
127
Ignition Positions
128
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
129
Starting the Engine
129
Engine Coolant Heater
131
Automatic Transaxle Operation
132
Parking Brake
135
Shifting Into Park (P)
136
Shifting Out of Park (P)
138
Parking Over Things That Burn
139
Engine Exhaust
140
Running the Engine While Parked
141
Mirrors
142
Manual Rearview Mirror
142
Outside Power Mirror
142
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
143
Outside Convex Mirror
143
Outside Heated Mirrors
143
OnStar® System
144
Universal Home Remote System
147
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
147
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
148
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
149
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
154
Storage Areas
158
Glove Box
158
Cupholder(s)
158
Cell Phone Storage Area
159
Overhead Console
159
Floor Console Storage Area
160
Front Armrest Storage Area
160
Rear Storage Area
160
Roof Rack System
161
Convenience Net
164
Cargo Cover
165
Rear Convenience Center
165
Sunroof
169
Instrument Panel
171
Instrument Panel Overview
174
Hazard Warning Flashers
176
Other Warning Devices
176
Horn
176
Tilt Wheel
177
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
177
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
178
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
179
Flash-to-Pass
179
Windshield Wipers
179
Windshield Washer
180
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
180
Cruise Control
181
Exterior Lamps
185
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
186
Automatic Headlamp System
187
Fog Lamps
187
Interior Lamps
188
Instrument Panel Brightness
188
Interior Lamps Control
188
Headlamp Exit Delay
189
Entry Lighting
189
Delayed Lighting
190
Exit Lighting
190
Perimeter Lighting
191
Front Reading Lamps
191
Rear Reading Lamps
191
Cargo Lamp
192
Battery Run-Down Protection
192
Instrument Panel Switchbank
192
Head-Up Display (HUD)
193
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
196
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
199
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
200
Climate Controls
200
Climate Control System
200
Dual Climate Control System
203
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
206
Outlet Adjustment
210
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
211
Instrument Panel Cluster
212
Speedometer and Odometer
213
Trip Odometer
213
Tachometer
214
Safety Belt Reminder Light
215
Airbag Readiness Light
215
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
217
Brake System Warning Light
219
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
220
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
220
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
221
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
222
Fuel Gage
225
Message Center
225
Passenger Seatbelt Reminder Message
226
Service Traction System Warning Message
226
Traction Active Message
227
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Message
227
Charging System Indicator Message
228
Reduced Engine Power Message
228
Low Oil Pressure Message
229
Change Engine Oil Message
230
Door Ajar Warning Message
230
Rear Hatch Ajar Warning Message
230
Check Gas Cap Message
231
PASS-Key® III Security Message
231
Low Washer Fluid Warning Message
231
Low Fuel Warning Message
232
Low Brake Fluid Warning Message
232
Service Vehicle Soon Message
233
Program Mode Message
233
Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter Battery Low Warning Message
234
Parking Lamp Warning Message
234
Highbeam Out Warning Message
235
Driver Information Center (DIC)
235
DIC Controls and Displays
236
DIC Compass
238
DIC Vehicle Personalization
240
Audio System(s)
250
Setting the Time
252
Radio with CD
252
Radio with Six-Disc CD
262
XM Radio Messages
276
Navigation/Radio System
277
Rear Seat Entertainment System
277
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
293
Theft-Deterrent Feature
296
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
296
Radio Reception
297
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
298
Care of the CD and DVD Player
298
Fixed Mast Antenna
299
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
299
Driving Your Vehicle
301
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
302
Defensive Driving
302
Drunken Driving
303
Control of a Vehicle
306
Braking
306
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
307
Braking in Emergencies
309
Traction Control System (TCS)
310
Steering
311
Off-Road Recovery
313
Passing
314
Loss of Control
315
Driving at Night
317
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
318
City Driving
321
Freeway Driving
322
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
323
Highway Hypnosis
324
Hill and Mountain Roads
325
Winter Driving
327
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
331
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
332
Loading Your Vehicle
332
Towing
337
Towing Your Vehicle
337
Recreational Vehicle Towing
338
Level Control
339
Towing a Trailer
340
Service and Appearance Care
351
Service
354
Accessories and Modifications
354
California Proposition 65 Warning
355
Doing Your Own Service Work
355
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
356
Fuel
356
Gasoline Octane
356
Gasoline Specifications
356
California Fuel
357
Additives
357
Fuels in Foreign Countries
358
Filling the Tank
359
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
361
Checking Things Under the Hood
362
Hood Release
363
Engine Compartment Overview
364
Engine Oil
365
Engine Oil Life System
368
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
370
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
372
Engine Coolant
375
Radiator Pressure Cap
378
Engine Overheating
378
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
380
Cooling System
381
Power Steering Fluid
387
Windshield Washer Fluid
388
Brakes
389
Battery
393
Jump Starting
394
Bulb Replacement
399
Halogen Bulbs
399
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
399
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
401
Taillamps and Back-Up Lamps
402
Replacement Bulbs
404
Windshield Replacement
404
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
404
Tires
406
Tire Sidewall Labeling
407
Tire Terminology and Definitions
410
Inflation - Tire Pressure
413
Check Tire Pressure System
414
Tire Inspection and Rotation
416
When It Is Time for New Tires
418
Buying New Tires
418
Different Size Tires and Wheels
420
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
420
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
422
Wheel Replacement
422
Tire Chains
424
Accessory Inflator
425
If a Tire Goes Flat
427
Changing a Flat Tire
428
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
429
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
436
Secondary Latch System
441
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
444
Compact Spare Tire
450
Appearance Care
451
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
451
Fabric/Carpet
453
Leather
454
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
454
Care of Safety Belts
455
Weatherstrips
455
Washing Your Vehicle
455
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
456
Finish Care
456
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
457
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
457
Tires
458
Sheet Metal Damage
458
Finish Damage
459
Underbody Maintenance
459
Chemical Paint Spotting
459
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
460
Vehicle Identification
461
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
461
Service Parts Identification Label
461
Electrical System
462
Add-On Electrical Equipment
462
Headlamp Wiring
462
Windshield Wiper Fuses
462
Power Windows and Other Power Options
462
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
463
Floor Console Fuse Block
463
Underhood Fuse Block
466
Capacities and Specifications
469
Maintenance Schedule
471
Maintenance Schedule
472
Introduction
472
Maintenance Requirements
472
Your Vehicle and the Environment
473
Using the Maintenance Schedule
473
Scheduled Maintenance
475
Additional Required Services
478
Maintenance Footnotes
479
Owner Checks and Services
480
At Each Fuel Fill
481
At Least Once a Month
481
At Least Once a Year
482
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
485
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
486
Engine Drive Belt Routing
487
Maintenance Record
488
Customer Assistance Information
491
Customer Assistance and Information
492
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
492
Online Owner Center
495
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
496
Customer Assistance Offices
496
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
497
Roadside Assistance Program
498
Courtesy Transportation
501
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
503
Collision Damage Repair
504
Reporting Safety Defects
508
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
508
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
509
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
509
Service Publications Ordering Information
510
Index
513

FAQ about the 2007 Buick Rendezvous Manual

What contains the 2007 Rendezvous manual?

The Buick Rendezvous owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Rendezvous. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Rendezvous 2007 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Rendezvous owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Buick Rendezvous, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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The Buick Rendezvous (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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