2010 Buick Lucerne Owner's Manual

2010 Buick Lucerne owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Buick
Model:
Lucerne
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.6 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Buick Lucerne BookTOC
1
Preface
3
Canadian Owners
3
Index
3
Safety Warnings and Symbols
4
Vehicle Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belt
14
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Vehicle Features
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Bluetooth®
23
Navigation System
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
25
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
25
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
26
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
26
Power Outlets
26
Universal Remote System
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
StabiliTrak®
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
29
Engine Oil Life System
29
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
30
Seats and Restraint System
33
Head Restraints
34
Front Seats
35
Power Seats
35
Power Lumbar
36
Heated Seats
36
Heated and Ventilated Seats
38
Memory Seat and Mirrors
39
Reclining Seatbacks
40
Center Seat
43
Rear Seats
44
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
44
Safety Belts
44
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
44
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
58
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Lap Belt
64
Safety Belt Extender
65
Child Restraints
65
Older Children
65
Infants and Young Children
68
Child Restraint Systems
72
Where to Put the Restraint
74
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
75
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
81
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
84
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?
96
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
96
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
97
Passenger Sensing System
99
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
104
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
105
Restraint System Check
106
Checking the Restraint Systems
106
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
107
Features and Controls
109
Keys
111
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
112
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
112
Remote Vehicle Start
115
Doors and Locks
117
Door Locks
117
Power Door Locks
118
Delayed Locking
118
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
118
Rear Door Security Locks
119
Lockout Protection
120
Trunk
120
Windows
122
Power Windows
123
Sun Visors
124
Theft-Deterrent Systems
124
Content Theft-Deterrent
124
Electronic Immobilizer
125
Electronic Immobilizer 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 Transmission Operation
132
Parking Brake
134
Shifting Into Park
135
Shifting Out of Park
138
Parking Over Things That Burn
138
Engine Exhaust
139
Running the Vehicle While Parked
140
Mirrors
141
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
141
Compass
141
Outside Power Mirrors
143
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
143
Park Tilt Mirrors
144
Outside Convex Mirror
144
Outside Heated Mirrors
144
Object Detection Systems
145
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
145
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
147
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
150
Universal Home Remote System
152
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
152
Storage Areas
159
Glove Box
159
Cupholders
159
Front Storage Area
159
Center Console Storage
159
Center Flex Storage Unit
159
Rear Seat Armrest
159
Convenience Net
159
Sunroof
160
Instrument Panel
161
Instrument Panel Overview
163
Hazard Warning Flashers
163
Horn
163
Tilt Wheel
163
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
164
Heated Steering Wheel
164
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
165
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
165
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
166
Flash-to-Pass
166
Windshield Wipers
166
Rainsense II Wipers
167
Windshield Washer
168
Cruise Control
169
Exterior Lamps
172
Wiper Activated Headlamps
173
Headlamps on Reminder
173
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
173
Fog Lamps
174
Cornering Lamps
174
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
174
Instrument Panel Brightness
174
Courtesy Lamps
175
Entry Lighting
175
Delayed Entry Lighting
175
Theater Dimming
175
Delayed Exit Lighting
175
Perimeter Lighting
175
Front Reading Lamps
175
Electric Power Management
176
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
176
Battery Run-Down Protection
177
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
177
Ashtray(s)
178
Climate Controls
178
Climate Control System
178
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
182
Outlet Adjustment
187
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
188
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
190
Instrument Panel Cluster
190
Speedometer and Odometer
192
Trip Odometer
192
Tachometer
192
Safety Belt Reminders
192
Airbag Readiness Light
193
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
194
Charging System Light
195
Brake System Warning Light
196
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
197
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
198
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
199
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
199
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
200
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
200
Tire Pressure Light
201
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
201
Oil Pressure Light
204
Security Light
205
Fog Lamp Light
205
Cruise Control Light
205
Highbeam On Light
205
Fuel Gauge
206
Driver Information Center (DIC)
207
DIC Operation and Displays
207
DIC Compass
213
DIC Warnings and Messages
215
DIC Vehicle Customization
225
Audio System(s)
234
Setting the Clock
235
Radio(s)
237
Using an MP3
247
XM Radio Messages
252
Navigation/Radio System
253
Bluetooth®
253
Theft-Deterrent Feature
264
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
265
Radio Reception
266
Backglass Antenna
267
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
267
Driving Your Vehicle
269
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
270
Defensive Driving
270
Drunk Driving
270
Control of a Vehicle
271
Braking
271
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
272
Braking in Emergencies
273
StabiliTrak® System
274
Traction Control System (TCS)
274
Magnetic Ride Control
276
Steering
276
Off-Road Recovery
278
Passing
278
Loss of Control
278
Driving at Night
280
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
280
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
281
Highway Hypnosis
282
Hill and Mountain Roads
282
Winter Driving
283
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
286
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
286
Loading the Vehicle
287
Towing
292
Towing Your Vehicle
292
Recreational Vehicle Towing
293
Towing a Trailer
295
Service and Appearance Care
303
Service
305
Accessories and Modifications
305
California Proposition 65 Warning
306
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
306
Doing Your Own Service Work
306
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
307
Fuel
307
Gasoline Octane
308
Gasoline Specifications
308
California Fuel
308
Additives
309
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
310
Fuels in Foreign Countries
311
Filling the Tank
312
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
314
Checking Things Under the Hood
314
Hood Release
315
Engine Compartment Overview
316
Engine Oil
319
Engine Oil Life System
322
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
323
Automatic Transmission Fluid
325
Cooling System
328
Engine Coolant (4.6L Engine)
329
Engine Coolant (3.9L Engine)
333
Engine Overheating
337
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
339
Power Steering Fluid
340
Windshield Washer Fluid
341
Brakes
342
Battery
344
Jump Starting
346
Headlamp Aiming
351
Bulb Replacement
354
Halogen Bulbs
354
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
354
Taillamps and Back-Up Lamps
356
License Plate Lamp
357
Replacement Bulbs
357
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
357
Tires
359
Tire Sidewall Labeling
360
Tire Terminology and Definitions
364
Inflation - Tire Pressure
367
Tire Pressure Monitor System
368
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
369
Tire Inspection and Rotation
373
When It Is Time for New Tires
375
Buying New Tires
376
Different Size Tires and Wheels
378
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
378
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
380
Wheel Replacement
380
Tire Chains
382
If a Tire Goes Flat
383
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
384
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
392
Changing a Flat Tire
392
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
394
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
395
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
400
Compact Spare Tire
402
Appearance Care
403
Interior Cleaning
403
Fabric/Carpet
404
Leather
405
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
405
Care of Safety Belts
406
Weatherstrips
406
Washing Your Vehicle
406
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
407
Finish Care
407
Windshield and Wiper Blades
408
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
408
Tires
409
Sheet Metal Damage
409
Finish Damage
410
Underbody Maintenance
410
Chemical Paint Spotting
410
Vehicle Identification
411
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
411
Service Parts Identification Label
411
Electrical System
412
Add-On Electrical Equipment
412
Power Windows and Other Power Options
412
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
412
Underhood Fuse Block
412
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
415
Capacities and Specifications
420
Maintenance Schedule
423
Maintenance Schedule
424
Introduction
424
Scheduled Maintenance
425
Owner Checks and Services
430
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
431
Maintenance Replacement Parts
433
Engine Drive Belt Routing
434
Maintenance Record
435
Customer Assistance Information
439
Customer Assistance and Information
440
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
440
Online Owner Center
443
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
444
Customer Assistance Offices
444
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
445
Roadside Assistance Program
446
Scheduling Service Appointments
449
Courtesy Transportation Program
449
Collision Damage Repair
451
Reporting Safety Defects
454
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
454
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
455
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
455
Service Publications Ordering Information
455
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
457
Event Data Recorders
457
OnStar®
458
Navigation System
458
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
458
Radio Frequency Statement
458
Index
459
Index_A
459
Index_B
460
Index_C
460
Index_D
462
Index_E
463
Index_F
463
Index_G
464
Index_H
464
Index_I
465
Index_J
465
Index_K
465
Index_L
466
Index_M
467
Index_N
467
Index_O
467
Index_P
468
Index_R
469
Index_S
470
Index_T
472
Index_U
473
Index_V
473
Index_W
474
Index_X
474

FAQ about the 2010 Buick Lucerne Manual

What contains the 2010 Lucerne manual?

The Buick Lucerne owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Lucerne. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Lucerne 2010 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Lucerne

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Is the manual for the Buick Lucerne year 2010 free?

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The Buick Lucerne (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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