2013 Buick Enclave Owner's Manual

2013 Buick Enclave owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Buick
Model:
Enclave
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
6.57 MB

Table of Contents

2013 Buick Enclave Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
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
Liftgate
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Infotainment System
23
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
23
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Sunroof
24
Performance and Maintenance
25
StabiliTrak® System
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Assistance Program
27
OnStar®
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
29
Keys
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
30
Remote Vehicle Start
32
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
35
Safety Locks
36
Doors
36
Liftgate
36
Vehicle Security
39
Vehicle Alarm System
39
Immobilizer
41
Immobilizer Operation
41
Exterior Mirrors
42
Convex Mirrors
42
Power Mirrors
43
Folding Mirrors
43
Heated Mirrors
44
Automatic Dimming Mirror
44
Park Tilt Mirrors
44
Interior Mirrors
44
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
44
Windows
45
Power Windows
45
Sun Visors
47
Roof
47
Sunroof
47
Seats and Restraints
49
Head Restraints
50
Front Seats
51
Power Seat Adjustment
51
Lumbar Adjustment
52
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Memory Seats
53
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
55
Rear Seats
56
Third Row Seats
58
Safety Belts
61
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
62
Lap-Shoulder Belt
63
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
68
Safety Belt Extender
68
Safety System Check
68
Safety Belt Care
69
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
69
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
75
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Airbag System Check
82
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
83
Child Restraints
83
Older Children
83
Infants and Young Children
85
Child Restraint Systems
88
Where to Put the Restraint
89
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
91
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
98
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
100
Storage
103
Storage Compartments
103
Instrument Panel Storage
103
Glove Box
103
Cupholders
103
Armrest Storage
104
Center Console Storage
104
Additional Storage Features
105
Cargo Cover
105
Cargo Tie-Downs
105
Cargo Management System
105
Convenience Net
106
Roof Rack System
106
Instruments and Controls
109
Controls
110
Steering Wheel Adjustment
110
Steering Wheel Controls
111
Horn
111
Windshield Wiper/Washer
111
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
112
Compass
113
Clock
114
Power Outlets
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
117
Instrument Cluster
118
Speedometer
119
Odometer
119
Tachometer
119
Fuel Gauge
119
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
120
Voltmeter Gauge
121
Safety Belt Reminders
121
Airbag Readiness Light
122
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
123
Charging System Light
123
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
124
Brake System Warning Light
126
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
127
Tow/Haul Mode Light
127
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
127
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
128
Tire Pressure Light
128
Engine Oil Pressure Light
129
Security Light
129
High-Beam On Light
129
Front Fog Lamp Light
130
Cruise Control Light
130
Information Displays
130
Driver Information Center (DIC)
130
Vehicle Messages
135
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
136
Brake System Messages
136
Cruise Control Messages
136
Door Ajar Messages
136
Engine Cooling System Messages
137
Engine Oil Messages
138
Engine Power Messages
139
Fuel System Messages
139
Key and Lock Messages
140
Lamp Messages
140
Object Detection System Messages
140
Ride Control System Messages
141
Airbag System Messages
142
Security Messages
142
Service Vehicle Messages
142
Tire Messages
143
Transmission Messages
143
Vehicle Reminder Messages
144
Vehicle Speed Messages
144
Washer Fluid Messages
145
Vehicle Personalization
145
Universal Remote System
153
Universal Remote System Programming
153
Universal Remote System Operation
156
Lighting
157
Exterior Lighting
157
Exterior Lamp Controls
157
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
158
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
158
Delayed Headlamps
159
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
159
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
160
Fog Lamps
160
Interior Lighting
161
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
161
Courtesy Lamps
161
Dome Lamps
161
Reading Lamps
162
Lighting Features
162
Entry Lighting
162
Delayed Entry Lighting
163
Delayed Exit Lighting
163
Parade Dimming
163
Battery Load Management
163
Battery Power Protection
164
Infotainment System
165
Introduction
165
Infotainment
165
Theft-Deterrent Feature
166
Overview
167
Operation
167
Radio
170
AM-FM Radio
170
Satellite Radio
173
Radio Reception
175
Multi-Band Antenna
175
Audio Players
176
CD Player
176
MP3
177
Auxiliary Devices
181
Rear Seat Infotainment
182
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
182
Rear Audio Controller (RAC)
191
Phone
192
Bluetooth
192
Settings
199
Trademarks and License Agreements
201
Climate Controls
203
Climate Control Systems
203
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
203
Rear Climate Control System
208
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
209
Air Vents
210
Maintenance
211
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
211
Driving and Operating
213
Driving Information
214
Distracted Driving
214
Defensive Driving
214
Drunk Driving
215
Control of a Vehicle
215
Braking
215
Steering
215
Off-Road Recovery
216
Loss of Control
217
Driving on Wet Roads
217
Highway Hypnosis
218
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
219
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
221
Vehicle Load Limits
221
Starting and Operating
225
New Vehicle Break-In
225
Ignition Positions
226
Starting the Engine
228
Engine Heater
229
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
230
Shifting Into Park
230
Shifting out of Park
231
Parking over Things That Burn
232
Engine Exhaust
232
Running the Vehicle While Parked
233
Automatic Transmission
233
Manual Mode
235
Tow/Haul Mode
236
Drive Systems
236
All-Wheel Drive
236
Brakes
237
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
237
Parking Brake
238
Brake Assist
238
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
239
Ride Control Systems
239
StabiliTrak® System
239
Cruise Control
241
Object Detection Systems
243
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
243
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
244
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
247
Fuel
249
Recommended Fuel
250
Gasoline Specifications
250
California Fuel Requirements
251
Fuels in Foreign Countries
251
Fuel Additives
251
Filling the Tank
252
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
253
Towing
254
General Towing Information
254
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
254
Trailer Towing
257
Towing Equipment
259
Conversions and Add-Ons
261
Add-On Electrical Equipment
261
Vehicle Care
263
General Information
264
California Proposition 65 Warning
264
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
265
Accessories and Modifications
265
Vehicle Checks
265
Doing Your Own Service Work
265
Hood
266
Engine Compartment Overview
267
Engine Cover
268
Engine Oil
269
Engine Oil Life System
271
Automatic Transmission Fluid
272
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
272
Cooling System
274
Engine Coolant
274
Engine Overheating
278
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
279
Power Steering Fluid
280
Washer Fluid
280
Brakes
281
Brake Fluid
282
Battery
284
All-Wheel Drive
284
Starter Switch Check
284
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
285
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
285
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
285
Wiper Blade Replacement
286
Windshield Replacement
287
Headlamp Aiming
287
Bulb Replacement
287
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
287
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
288
License Plate Lamp
288
Replacement Bulbs
289
Electrical System
289
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
289
Electrical System Overload
289
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
290
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
290
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
293
Wheels and Tires
296
Tires
296
All-Season Tires
297
Winter Tires
297
Summer Tires
298
Tire Sidewall Labeling
298
Tire Designations
300
Tire Terminology and Definitions
301
Tire Pressure
303
Tire Pressure Monitor System
305
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
306
Tire Inspection
309
Tire Rotation
309
When It Is Time for New Tires
310
Buying New Tires
311
Different Size Tires and Wheels
313
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
313
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
315
Wheel Replacement
315
Tire Chains
316
If a Tire Goes Flat
316
Tire Changing
318
Compact Spare Tire
326
Jump Starting
327
Towing
330
Towing the Vehicle
330
Recreational Vehicle Towing
331
Appearance Care
334
Exterior Care
334
Interior Care
337
Floor Mats
340
Service and Maintenance
343
General Information
343
Maintenance Schedule
345
Special Application Services
350
Additional Maintenance and Care
351
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
354
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
354
Maintenance Replacement Parts
355
Maintenance Records
356
Technical Data
359
Vehicle Identification
359
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
359
Service Parts Identification Label
359
Vehicle Data
360
Capacities and Specifications
360
Engine Drive Belt Routing
362
Customer Information
363
Customer Information
364
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
364
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
366
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
367
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
367
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
368
Online Owner Center
368
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
369
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
369
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
373
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
374
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
375
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
376
Service Publications Ordering Information
378
Reporting Safety Defects
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
380
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
381
Event Data Recorders
381
OnStar®
382
Infotainment System
382
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
382
Radio Frequency Statement
382
OnStar
383
OnStar Overview
383
OnStar Services
384
Emergency
384
Security
384
Navigation
384
Connections
385
Diagnostics
387
OnStar Additional Information
387
Index
393
Index_A
393
Index_B
394
Index_C
394
Index_D
395
Index_E
396
Index_F
396
Index_G
397
Index_H
397
Index_I
398
Index_J
398
Index_K
398
Index_L
398
Index_M
399
Index_N
399
Index_O
399
Index_P
400
Index_R
401
Index_S
401
Index_T
403
Index_U
403
Index_V
403
Index_W
404

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