2013 Buick Verano Owner's Manual

2013 Buick Verano owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Buick
Model:
Verano
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
6.6 MB

Table of Contents

2013 Buick Verano 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
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated 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
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
23
Infotainment System
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
24
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control System (TCS)
25
StabiliTrak® System
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
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
31
Remote Vehicle Start
36
Door Locks
37
Power Door Locks
38
Safety Locks
38
Doors
39
Trunk
39
Vehicle Security
40
Vehicle Alarm System
40
Immobilizer
41
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
41
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
42
Exterior Mirrors
43
Convex Mirrors
43
Power Mirrors
43
Folding Mirrors
43
Heated Mirrors
43
Interior Mirrors
44
Manual Rearview Mirror
44
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
44
Windows
44
Power Windows
45
Sun Visors
46
Roof
47
Sunroof
47
Seats and Restraints
49
Head Restraints
50
Front Seats
51
Seat Adjustment
51
Power Seat Adjustment
52
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Heated Front Seats
54
Rear Seats
55
Safety Belts
57
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt
60
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
64
Safety Belt Extender
64
Safety System Check
65
Safety Belt Care
65
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
65
Airbag System
66
Where Are the Airbags?
68
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
69
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
70
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
70
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
71
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Airbag System Check
77
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
78
Child Restraints
78
Older Children
78
Infants and Young Children
80
Child Restraint Systems
83
Where to Put the Restraint
84
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
86
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
93
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
93
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
95
Storage
99
Storage Compartments
99
Instrument Panel Storage
99
Glove Box
99
Cupholders
100
Center Console Storage
100
Instruments and Controls
103
Controls
104
Steering Wheel Adjustment
104
Steering Wheel Controls
104
Heated Steering Wheel
105
Horn
105
Windshield Wiper/Washer
105
Compass
106
Clock
106
Power Outlets
107
Cigarette Lighter
108
Ashtrays
108
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
109
Instrument Cluster
110
Speedometer
111
Odometer
111
Trip Odometer
111
Tachometer
111
Fuel Gauge
111
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
112
Safety Belt Reminders
112
Airbag Readiness Light
113
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
113
Charging System Light
114
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
115
Brake System Warning Light
117
Electric Parking Brake Light
118
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
118
Traction Off Light
119
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
119
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
119
Tire Pressure Light
120
Engine Oil Pressure Light
120
Low Fuel Warning Light
121
Security Light
121
High-Beam On Light
122
Front Fog Lamp Light
122
Lamps On Reminder
122
Cruise Control Light
122
Door Ajar Light
122
Information Displays
123
Driver Information Center (DIC)
123
Vehicle Messages
126
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
126
Brake System Messages
127
Compass Messages
127
Door Ajar Messages
127
Engine Cooling System Messages
128
Engine Oil Messages
128
Engine Power Messages
129
Fuel System Messages
129
Key and Lock Messages
129
Object Detection System Messages
129
Ride Control System Messages
130
Security Messages
130
Tire Messages
130
Transmission Messages
131
Washer Fluid Messages
131
Window Messages
131
Vehicle Personalization
132
Lighting
137
Exterior Lighting
137
Exterior Lamp Controls
137
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
138
Flash-to-Pass
138
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
138
Automatic Headlamp System
139
Hazard Warning Flashers
139
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
140
Front Fog Lamps
140
Interior Lighting
141
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
141
Courtesy Lamps
141
Dome Lamps
141
Reading Lamps
141
Lighting Features
142
Entry Lighting
142
Exit Lighting
142
Battery Power Protection
143
Infotainment System
145
Introduction
145
Infotainment
145
Theft-Deterrent Feature
146
Overview (Radio with CD)
146
Operation
148
Radio
151
AM-FM Radio
151
Satellite Radio
154
Radio Reception
157
Backglass Antenna
158
Satellite Radio Antenna
158
Multi-Band Antenna
158
Audio Players
159
CD Player
159
Auxiliary Devices
161
Phone
164
Bluetooth (Overview)
164
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
165
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
169
Trademarks and License Agreements
175
Climate Controls
179
Climate Control Systems
179
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
181
Air Vents
184
Maintenance
184
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
184
Driving and Operating
185
Driving Information
186
Distracted Driving
186
Defensive Driving
187
Drunk Driving
187
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
188
Off-Road Recovery
188
Loss of Control
189
Driving on Wet Roads
189
Highway Hypnosis
190
Hill and Mountain Roads
190
Winter Driving
191
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
193
Vehicle Load Limits
194
Starting and Operating
198
New Vehicle Break-In
198
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
198
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
200
Starting the Engine
202
Engine Heater
204
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
205
Shifting Into Park
205
Shifting out of Park
206
Parking
207
Parking over Things That Burn
207
Engine Exhaust
208
Running the Vehicle While Parked
208
Automatic Transmission
209
Manual Mode
210
Manual Transmission
212
Brakes
213
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
213
Parking Brake
214
Brake Assist
216
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
216
Ride Control Systems
217
Traction Control System (TCS)
217
StabiliTrak® System
218
Cruise Control
220
Object Detection Systems
222
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
222
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
224
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
226
Fuel
229
Recommended Fuel
230
Gasoline Specifications
230
California Fuel Requirements
230
Fuels in Foreign Countries
231
Fuel Additives
231
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
232
Filling the Tank
233
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
234
Towing
235
General Towing Information
235
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
235
Trailer Towing (2.0L Engine)
238
Trailer Towing (Except 2.0L Engine)
238
Towing Equipment
239
Conversions and Add-Ons
240
Add-On Electrical Equipment
240
Vehicle Care
241
General Information
242
California Proposition 65 Warning
242
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
243
Accessories and Modifications
243
Vehicle Checks
243
Doing Your Own Service Work
243
Hood
244
Engine Compartment Overview
246
Engine Oil
249
Engine Oil Life System
251
Automatic Transmission Fluid
252
Manual Transmission Fluid
253
Hydraulic Clutch
253
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
253
Cooling System
254
Engine Coolant
256
Engine Overheating
259
Washer Fluid
259
Brakes
260
Brake Fluid
261
Battery
262
Starter Switch Check
263
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
263
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
263
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
264
Wiper Blade Replacement
264
Headlamp Aiming
265
Bulb Replacement
265
Halogen Bulbs
265
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
265
Fog Lamps
266
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
266
License Plate Lamp
268
Replacement Bulbs
268
Electrical System
269
Electrical System Overload
269
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
269
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
270
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
273
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
275
Wheels and Tires
277
Tires
277
All-Season Tires
278
Winter Tires
279
Low-Profile Tires
279
Tire Sidewall Labeling
279
Tire Designations
282
Tire Terminology and Definitions
282
Tire Pressure
285
Tire Pressure Monitor System
286
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
287
Tire Inspection
290
Tire Rotation
291
When It Is Time for New Tires
292
Buying New Tires
293
Different Size Tires and Wheels
294
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
295
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
296
Wheel Replacement
296
Tire Chains
297
If a Tire Goes Flat
298
Tire Changing
299
Compact Spare Tire
306
Jump Starting
306
Towing
309
Towing the Vehicle
309
Recreational Vehicle Towing
310
Appearance Care
312
Exterior Care
312
Interior Care
315
Floor Mats
318
Service and Maintenance
321
General Information
321
Maintenance Schedule
323
Special Application Services
328
Additional Maintenance and Care
329
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
332
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
332
Maintenance Replacement Parts
333
Maintenance Records
334
Technical Data
337
Vehicle Identification
337
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
337
Service Parts Identification Label
337
Vehicle Data
338
Capacities and Specifications
338
Engine Drive Belt Routing
340
Customer Information
341
Customer Information
342
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
342
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
344
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
345
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
345
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
346
Online Owner Center
346
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
347
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
347
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
350
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
352
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
352
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
354
Service Publications Ordering Information
356
Reporting Safety Defects
357
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
357
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
358
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
358
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
358
Event Data Recorders
359
OnStar®
360
Infotainment System
360
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
360
Radio Frequency Statement
360
OnStar
361
OnStar Overview
361
OnStar Services
362
Emergency
362
Security
362
Navigation
362
Connections
363
Diagnostics
365
OnStar Additional Information
365
Index
371
Index_A
371
Index_B
372
Index_C
372
Index_D
373
Index_E
374
Index_F
374
Index_G
375
Index_H
375
Index_I
376
Index_J
376
Index_K
376
Index_L
376
Index_M
377
Index_N
377
Index_O
377
Index_P
378
Index_R
378
Index_S
379
Index_T
380
Index_U
381
Index_V
381
Index_W
381

FAQ about the 2013 Buick Verano Manual

What contains the 2013 Verano manual?

The Buick Verano owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Verano. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Verano 2013 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Buick Verano
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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