2007 Buick Terraza Owner's Manual

2007 Buick Terraza owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Buick
Model:
Terraza
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.96 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Buick Terraza BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Passenger Seat
9
Power Seats
9
Heated Seats
10
Memory Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Rear Seats
16
Rear Seat Operation
16
Captain Chairs
16
Third Row Seat
21
Safety Belts
26
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
26
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
30
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
31
Driver Position
31
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
40
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
41
Right Front Passenger Position
41
Rear Seat Passengers
42
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
45
Safety Belt Pretensioners
48
Safety Belt Extender
48
Child Restraints
49
Older Children
49
Infants and Young Children
52
Child Restraint Systems
55
Where to Put the Restraint
60
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
61
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
69
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
72
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
79
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
81
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
83
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
84
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
84
Passenger Sensing System
86
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
91
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Restraint System Check
93
Checking the Restraint Systems
93
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
94
Features and Controls
95
Keys
97
Remote Keyless Entry System
98
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
99
Doors and Locks
106
Door Locks
106
Power Door Locks
107
Delayed Locking
108
Automatic Door Lock
109
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
109
Lockout Protection
109
Dual Sliding Doors
109
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
112
Liftgate
119
Windows
121
Power Windows
122
Power Rear Quarter Windows
123
Sun Visors
123
Theft-Deterrent Systems
123
Content Theft-Deterrent
124
PASS-Key® III
126
PASS-Key® III Operation
126
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
128
New Vehicle Break-In
128
Ignition Positions
129
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
130
Starting the Engine
130
Engine Coolant Heater
132
Automatic Transaxle Operation
133
Parking Brake
137
Shifting Into Park (P)
138
Shifting Out of Park (P)
139
Parking Over Things That Burn
140
Engine Exhaust
141
Running the Engine While Parked
142
Mirrors
143
Manual Rearview Mirror
143
Outside Power Mirrors
143
Outside Convex Mirror
144
Outside Heated Mirrors
144
OnStar® System
145
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
Overhead Console (With Rail)
159
Overhead Console (Without Rail)
161
Floor Console Storage Area
161
Folding Tray
161
Luggage Carrier
162
Convenience Net (With Rear Convenience Center)
163
Convenience Net (Without Rear Convenience Center)
163
Convenience Center
164
Instrument Panel
167
Instrument Panel Overview
170
Hazard Warning Flashers
172
Other Warning Devices
172
Horn
172
Tilt Wheel
172
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
173
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
173
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
174
Flash-to-Pass
174
Windshield Wipers
175
Windshield Washer
175
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
176
Cruise Control
177
Exterior Lamps
181
Wiper Activated Headlamps
182
Headlamps on Reminder
182
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/ Automatic Headlamp System
182
Instrument Panel Brightness
183
Interior Lamps Control
184
Dome Lamp
184
Entry Lighting
184
Delayed Lighting
185
Exit Lighting
185
Front Reading Lamps
186
Rear Reading Lamps
186
Cargo Lamp
186
Electric Power Management
186
Battery Run-Down Protection
187
Overhead Console Switchbank
188
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
188
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
191
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
192
Cigarette Lighter
193
Climate Controls
193
Climate Control System
193
Dual Climate Control System
197
Outlet Adjustment
200
Rear Climate Control System (Option A, Uplevel)
200
Rear Climate Control System (Option B, Uplevel)
203
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
205
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
207
Instrument Panel Cluster
208
Speedometer and Odometer
209
Trip Odometer
209
Tachometer
209
Safety Belt Reminder Light
209
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
210
Airbag Readiness Light
210
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
211
Charging System Light
213
Brake System Warning Light
214
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
215
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
216
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
217
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
217
Oil Pressure Light
220
Security Light
221
Cruise Control Light
221
Highbeam On Light
221
Fuel Gage
222
Low Fuel Warning Light
222
Driver Information Center (DIC)
223
DIC Operation and Displays
224
DIC Compass (Uplevel Only)
228
DIC Warnings and Messages
230
DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only)
249
Audio System(s)
258
Setting the Time
259
Radio with CD
260
Using an MP3
274
XM Radio Messages
280
Navigation/Radio System
282
Rear Seat Entertainment System (Option A, Uplevel)
282
Rear Seat Entertainment System (Option B, Uplevel)
298
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (Option A, Uplevel)
314
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (Option B, Uplevel)
316
Mobile Digital Media System
319
Theft-Deterrent Feature
340
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
341
Radio Reception
342
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
343
Care of the CD and DVD Player
343
Fixed Mast Antenna
344
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
344
Chime Level Adjustment
344
Driving Your Vehicle
345
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
346
Defensive Driving
346
Drunken Driving
347
Control of a Vehicle
350
Braking
350
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
351
Braking in Emergencies
353
Traction Control System (TCS)
353
StabiliTrak® System
355
Steering
357
Off-Road Recovery
360
Passing
360
Loss of Control
362
Driving at Night
363
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
365
City Driving
368
Freeway Driving
369
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
370
Highway Hypnosis
371
Hill and Mountain Roads
371
Winter Driving
373
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
377
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
378
Loading Your Vehicle
378
Towing
384
Towing Your Vehicle
384
Recreational Vehicle Towing
384
Level Control
385
Towing a Trailer
386
Service and Appearance Care
397
Service
400
Accessories and Modifications
400
California Proposition 65 Warning
401
Doing Your Own Service Work
401
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
402
Fuel
402
Gasoline Octane
402
Gasoline Specifications
402
California Fuel
403
Additives
403
Fuels in Foreign Countries
404
Filling the Tank
405
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
407
Checking Things Under the Hood
408
Hood Release
409
Engine Compartment Overview
410
Engine Oil
411
Engine Oil Life System
414
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
416
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
417
Engine Coolant
420
Radiator Pressure Cap
423
Engine Overheating
423
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
425
Cooling System
426
Power Steering Fluid
432
Windshield Washer Fluid
433
Brakes
434
Battery
437
Jump Starting
438
Bulb Replacement
443
Halogen Bulbs
443
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
443
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
445
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
445
License Plate Lamp
447
Replacement Bulbs
447
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
447
Tires
449
Tire Sidewall Labeling
450
Tire Terminology and Definitions
453
Inflation - Tire Pressure
456
High-Speed Operation
458
Tire Inspection and Rotation
459
When It Is Time for New Tires
461
Buying New Tires
461
Different Size Tires and Wheels
463
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
464
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
465
Wheel Replacement
465
Tire Chains
467
Accessory Inflator
468
If a Tire Goes Flat
470
Changing a Flat Tire
470
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
472
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
474
Secondary Latch System
481
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
483
Compact Spare Tire
486
Appearance Care
487
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
487
Fabric/Carpet
488
Leather
489
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
490
Care of Safety Belts
490
Weatherstrips
490
Washing Your Vehicle
491
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
491
Finish Care
491
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
492
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
492
Tires
493
Sheet Metal Damage
493
Finish Damage
494
Underbody Maintenance
494
Chemical Paint Spotting
494
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
495
Vehicle Identification
496
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
496
Service Parts Identification Label
496
Electrical System
496
Add-On Electrical Equipment
496
Headlamp Wiring
497
Windshield Wiper Fuses
497
Power Windows and Other Power Options
497
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
497
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
498
Underhood Fuse Block
500
Capacities and Specifications
503
Maintenance Schedule
505
Maintenance Schedule
506
Introduction
506
Maintenance Requirements
506
Your Vehicle and the Environment
506
Using the Maintenance Schedule
507
Scheduled Maintenance
509
Additional Required Services
512
Maintenance Footnotes
513
Owner Checks and Services
514
At Each Fuel Fill
515
At Least Once a Month
515
At Least Once a Year
516
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
518
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
520
Engine Drive Belt Routing
521
Maintenance Record
522
Customer Assistance Information
525
Customer Assistance and Information
526
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
526
Online Owner Center
529
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
530
Customer Assistance Offices
530
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
531
Roadside Assistance Program
532
Courtesy Transportation
535
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
537
Collision Damage Repair
538
Reporting Safety Defects
543
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
543
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
543
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
543
Service Publications Ordering Information
544
Index
547

FAQ about the 2007 Buick Terraza Manual

What contains the 2007 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 2007 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2007 Buick Terraza Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Buick Terraza year 2007 free?

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The Buick Terraza (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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