2009 Buick Enclave Owner's Manual

2009 Buick Enclave owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Buick
Model:
Enclave
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
2.03 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Buick Enclave BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Head Restraints
6
Head Restraints
6
Front Seats
7
Power Seats
7
Manual Lumbar
7
Power Lumbar
8
Heated Seats
8
Heated and Cooled Seats
8
Memory Seat and Mirrors
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Third Row Seats
14
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Lap-Shoulder Belt
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Safety Belt Extender
29
Child Restraints
29
Older Children
29
Infants and Young Children
32
Child Restraint Systems
35
Where to Put the Restraint
36
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
38
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
44
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
46
Airbag System
49
Airbag System
49
Where Are the Airbags?
51
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
53
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
54
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
55
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
55
Passenger Sensing System
57
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
62
Restraint System Check
63
Checking the Restraint Systems
63
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
64
Features and Controls
65
Keys
66
Keys
66
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
67
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
68
Remote Vehicle Start
69
Doors and Locks
72
Door Locks
72
Power Door Locks
72
Delayed Locking
72
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
73
Rear Door Security Locks
73
Lockout Protection
73
Liftgate
74
Power Liftgate
75
Windows
78
Windows
78
Power Windows
78
Sun Visors
80
Theft-Deterrent Systems
80
Theft-Deterrent Systems
80
Content Theft-Deterrent
80
Electronic Immobilizer
82
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
82
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
84
New Vehicle Break-In
84
Ignition Positions
85
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
86
Starting the Engine
86
Engine Coolant Heater
87
Automatic Transmission Operation
88
Tow/Haul Mode
90
Parking Brake
91
Shifting Into Park
92
Shifting Out of Park
93
Parking Over Things That Burn
93
Engine Exhaust
94
Running the Vehicle While Parked
94
Mirrors
95
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
95
Outside Power Mirrors
96
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
96
Park Tilt Mirrors
97
Outside Convex Mirror
98
Outside Heated Mirrors
98
Object Detection Systems
98
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
98
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
101
OnStar® System
105
OnStar® System
105
Universal Home Remote System
108
Universal Home Remote System
108
Universal Home Remote System Operation
109
Storage Areas
113
Glove Box
113
Cupholders
113
Instrument Panel Storage
113
Center Console Storage
113
Second Row Center Console
114
Floor Mats
115
Luggage Carrier
115
Rear Seat Armrest
116
Cargo Tie Downs
116
Cargo Management System
116
Sunroof
118
Sunroof
118
Instrument Panel
119
Instrument Panel Overview
122
Instrument Panel Overview
122
Hazard Warning Flashers
123
Horn
123
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
124
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
124
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
124
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
125
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
125
Flash-to-Pass
126
Windshield Wipers
126
Windshield Washer
126
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
127
Cruise Control
128
Exterior Lamps
130
Delayed Headlamps
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
131
Adaptive Forward Lighting System
132
Fog Lamps
132
Instrument Panel Brightness
132
Dome Lamps
132
Dome Lamp Override
133
Entry Lighting
133
Delayed Entry Lighting
133
Delayed Exit Lighting
134
Parade Dimming
134
Reading Lamps
134
Electric Power Management
134
Battery Run-Down Protection
135
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
136
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
137
Analog Clock
138
Climate Controls
138
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
138
Outlet Adjustment
143
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
144
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
145
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
146
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
146
Instrument Panel Cluster
147
Speedometer and Odometer
148
Tachometer
148
Safety Belt Reminders
148
Airbag Readiness Light
149
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
150
Charging System Light
151
Voltmeter Gage
151
Brake System Warning Light
152
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
153
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
154
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
154
Tire Pressure Light
155
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
155
Oil Pressure Light
158
Security Light
159
Fog Lamp Light
159
Cruise Control Light
159
Highbeam On Light
159
Tow/Haul Mode Light
159
Fuel Gage
160
Driver Information Center (DIC)
160
DIC Operation and Displays
161
DIC Compass
166
DIC Warnings and Messages
168
DIC Vehicle Customization
177
Driver Information Center (DIC)
160
Audio System(s)
186
Audio System(s)
186
Setting the Clock
187
Radio(s)
188
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD)
205
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
209
XM Radio Messages
214
Navigation/Radio System
216
Bluetooth®
216
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
226
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
235
Theft-Deterrent Feature
237
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
237
Radio Reception
238
Multi-Band Antenna
239
Driving Your Vehicle
241
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
241
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
241
Defensive Driving
242
Drunk Driving
242
Control of a Vehicle
243
Braking
243
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
244
Braking in Emergencies
245
StabiliTrak® System
245
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
247
Steering
248
Off-Road Recovery
249
Passing
249
Loss of Control
249
Driving at Night
250
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
251
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
252
Highway Hypnosis
252
Hill and Mountain Roads
252
Winter Driving
253
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
255
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
255
Loading the Vehicle
256
Towing
260
Towing Your Vehicle
260
Recreational Vehicle Towing
261
Towing a Trailer
264
Service and Appearance Care
273
Service
275
Service
275
Accessories and Modifications
275
California Proposition 65 Warning
275
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
276
Doing Your Own Service Work
276
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
276
Fuel
277
Fuel
277
Gasoline Octane
277
Gasoline Specifications
277
California Fuel
277
Additives
277
Fuels in Foreign Countries
278
Filling the Tank
279
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
280
Checking Things Under the Hood
281
Checking Things Under the Hood
281
Hood Release
281
Engine Compartment Overview
282
Engine Oil
284
Engine Oil Life System
286
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
287
Automatic Transmission Fluid
288
Cooling System
289
Engine Coolant
290
Engine Overheating
294
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
296
Power Steering Fluid
296
Windshield Washer Fluid
297
Brakes
298
Battery
300
Jump Starting
301
All-Wheel Drive
305
All-Wheel Drive
305
Headlamp Aiming
305
Headlamp Aiming
305
Bulb Replacement
305
Bulb Replacement
305
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
306
Halogen Bulbs
306
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
306
License Plate Lamp
307
Replacement Bulbs
307
Windshield Replacement
308
Windshield Replacement
308
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
308
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
308
Tires
309
Tires
309
Tire Sidewall Labeling
310
Tire Terminology and Definitions
312
Inflation - Tire Pressure
315
Tire Pressure Monitor System
316
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
318
Tire Inspection and Rotation
321
When It Is Time for New Tires
323
Buying New Tires
323
Different Size Tires and Wheels
325
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
326
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
327
Wheel Replacement
327
Tire Chains
329
If a Tire Goes Flat
329
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
331
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
338
Changing a Flat Tire
339
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
340
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
342
Secondary Latch System
346
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
348
Compact Spare Tire
351
Appearance Care
352
Interior Cleaning
352
Fabric/Carpet
353
Leather
354
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
354
Care of Safety Belts
354
Weatherstrips
355
Washing Your Vehicle
355
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
355
Finish Care
356
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
356
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
357
Tires
357
Sheet Metal Damage
358
Finish Damage
358
Underbody Maintenance
358
Chemical Paint Spotting
358
Vehicle Identification
359
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
359
Service Parts Identification Label
359
Electrical System
359
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
359
Add-On Electrical Equipment
360
Windshield Wiper Fuses
360
Power Windows and Other Power Options
360
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
360
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
361
Underhood Fuse Block
363
Capacities and Specifications
366
Capacities and Specifications
366
Maintenance Schedule
367
Maintenance Schedule
367
Introduction
367
Maintenance Requirements
367
Your Vehicle and the Environment
367
Using the Maintenance Schedule
368
Scheduled Maintenance
369
Additional Required Services
371
Maintenance Footnotes
373
Owner Checks and Services
374
At Each Fuel Fill
374
At Least Once a Month
375
At Least Once a Year
375
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
377
Maintenance Replacement Parts
378
Engine Drive Belt Routing
379
Maintenance Record
379
Customer Assistance Information
383
Customer Assistance and Information
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
383
Online Owner Center
385
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
386
Customer Assistance Offices
386
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
387
Roadside Assistance Program
388
Scheduling Service Appointments
390
Courtesy Transportation
390
Collision Damage Repair
391
Reporting Safety Defects
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
395
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
395
Service Publications Ordering Information
395
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
396
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
396
Event Data Recorders
397
OnStar®
397
Navigation System
398
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
398

FAQ about the 2009 Buick Enclave Manual

What contains the 2009 Enclave manual?

The Buick Enclave owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Enclave. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Enclave 2009 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Buick Enclave
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2009 Buick Enclave Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Buick Enclave year 2009 free?

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The Buick Enclave (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

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