2014 Buick Regal Owner's Manual

2014 Buick Regal owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Buick
Model:
Regal
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
4.61 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Buick Regal Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
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
12
Door Locks
12
Trunk Release
13
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
15
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Infotainment System
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
23
Active Emergency Braking System
23
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Sunroof
24
eAssist Features
25
eAssist® Overview
25
High Voltage Safety Information
26
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
26
Regenerative Braking
26
Battery
27
Service
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
E85 or FlexFuel
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Assistance Program
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
31
Keys and Locks
31
Keys
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
33
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
43
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
47
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
49
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
49
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
50
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
52
Roof
52
Sunroof
52
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Seat Adjustment
57
Power Seat Adjustment
58
Lumbar Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Memory Seats
60
Heated Front Seats
62
Rear Seats
63
Safety Belts
64
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
66
Lap-Shoulder Belt
66
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
71
Safety Belt Extender
71
Safety System Check
72
Safety Belt Care
72
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
72
Airbag System
73
Where Are the Airbags?
74
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
76
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
77
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
77
Passenger Sensing System
78
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Airbag System Check
84
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
84
Child Restraints
85
Older Children
85
Infants and Young Children
87
Child Restraint Systems
89
Where to Put the Restraint
91
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
92
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
100
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
100
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
102
Storage
107
Storage Compartments
107
Instrument Panel Storage
107
Glove Box
107
Cupholders
108
Rear Storage
109
Center Console Storage
109
Additional Storage Features
109
Cargo Net
109
Convenience Net
110
Instruments and Controls
111
Controls
112
Steering Wheel Adjustment
112
Steering Wheel Controls
112
Heated Steering Wheel
113
Horn
113
Windshield Wiper/Washer
113
Compass
114
Clock
114
Power Outlets
115
Cigarette Lighter
116
Ashtrays
117
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
117
Instrument Cluster (Base Cluster)
119
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel Cluster)
123
Speedometer
126
Odometer
126
Trip Odometer
126
Tachometer
126
Fuel Gauge
127
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
128
Safety Belt Reminders
129
Airbag Readiness Light
130
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
130
Charging System Light
131
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
131
Brake System Warning Light
134
Electric Parking Brake Light
134
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
135
Up-Shift Light
136
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
136
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
136
Traction Off Light
137
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
137
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
138
Tire Pressure Light
138
Engine Oil Pressure Light
139
Low Fuel Warning Light
139
Security Light
140
High-Beam On Light
140
Front Fog Lamp Light
140
Lamps On Reminder
140
Cruise Control Light
141
Door Ajar Light
141
Information Displays
141
Power Flows (eAssist Only)
141
Energy Information (eAssist Only)
143
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level Cluster)
143
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel Cluster)
145
Vehicle Messages
149
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
149
Brake System Messages
149
Compass Messages
150
Cruise Control Messages
150
Door Ajar Messages
151
Engine Cooling System Messages
151
Engine Oil Messages
152
Engine Power Messages
152
Fuel System Messages
152
Key and Lock Messages
153
Object Detection System Messages
153
Ride Control System Messages
155
Security Messages
156
Starting the Vehicle Messages
156
Tire Messages
156
Transmission Messages
157
Washer Fluid Messages
157
Window Messages
157
Vehicle Personalization
158
Universal Remote System
164
Universal Remote System Programming
164
Universal Remote System Operation
166
Lighting
169
Exterior Lighting
169
Exterior Lamp Controls
169
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
169
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
169
Flash-to-Pass
170
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
170
Automatic Headlamp System
170
Hazard Warning Flashers
171
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
171
Fog Lamps
172
Interior Lighting
172
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
172
Dome Lamps
173
Reading Lamps
173
Lighting Features
174
Entry Lighting
174
Exit Lighting
174
Battery Power Protection
174
Infotainment System
175
Introduction
175
Infotainment
175
Climate Controls
177
Climate Control Systems
177
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
177
Air Vents
182
Maintenance
182
Air Intake
182
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
182
Service
182
Driving and Operating
183
Driving Information
184
Distracted Driving
184
Defensive Driving
185
Drunk Driving
185
Control of a Vehicle
185
Braking
185
Steering
186
Off-Road Recovery
187
Loss of Control
187
Track Events and Competitive Driving
188
Driving on Wet Roads
188
Highway Hypnosis
189
Hill and Mountain Roads
189
Winter Driving
190
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
192
Vehicle Load Limits
192
Starting and Operating
197
New Vehicle Break-In
197
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
197
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
199
Starting the Engine
200
Engine Heater
205
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
206
Shifting Into Park
206
Shifting out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
207
Parking
207
Parking over Things That Burn
208
Engine Exhaust
208
Running the Vehicle While Parked
208
Automatic Transmission
209
Manual Mode
211
Manual Transmission
212
Drive Systems
214
All-Wheel Drive
214
Brakes
214
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
214
Parking Brake
215
Brake Assist
217
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
217
Ride Control Systems
218
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
218
Selective Ride Control
220
Cruise Control
221
Adaptive Cruise Control
223
Driver Assistance Systems
231
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
231
Assistance Systems for Driving
234
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
234
Active Emergency Braking System
236
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
237
Lane Change Alert
238
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
240
Fuel
242
Recommended Fuel
242
Gasoline Specifications
243
California Fuel Requirements
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries
243
Fuel Additives
244
E85 or FlexFuel
244
Filling the Tank
245
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
246
Towing
247
General Towing Information
247
Conversions and Add-Ons
247
Add-On Electrical Equipment
247
Vehicle Care
249
General Information
250
California Proposition 65 Warning
250
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
251
Accessories and Modifications
251
Vehicle Checks
251
Doing Your Own Service Work
251
Hood
252
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
259
Engine Oil Life System
261
Automatic Transmission Fluid
263
Manual Transmission Fluid
263
Hydraulic Clutch
263
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
264
Cooling System
265
Engine Coolant
267
Engine Overheating
270
Washer Fluid
271
Brakes
272
Brake Fluid
273
Battery
275
All-Wheel Drive
276
Starter Switch Check
276
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
276
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
277
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
277
Wiper Blade Replacement
277
Headlamp Aiming
278
Bulb Replacement
279
Halogen Bulbs
279
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
279
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
279
Fog Lamps
280
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
281
License Plate Lamp
281
Replacement Bulbs
282
Electrical System
282
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
282
Electrical System Overload
283
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
283
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
284
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
287
Wheels and Tires
289
Tires
289
All-Season Tires
290
Winter Tires
290
Summer Tires
291
Tire Sidewall Labeling
291
Tire Designations
293
Tire Terminology and Definitions
294
Tire Pressure
296
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
298
Tire Pressure Monitor System
298
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
299
Tire Inspection
303
Tire Rotation
303
When It Is Time for New Tires
304
Buying New Tires
305
Different Size Tires and Wheels
306
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
307
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
308
Wheel Replacement
309
Tire Chains
310
If a Tire Goes Flat
310
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
312
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
319
Tire Changing
319
Compact Spare Tire
324
Jump Starting
325
Jump Starting (On-board with eAssist Only)
325
Jump Starting (with or without eAssist)
327
Towing
330
Towing the Vehicle
330
Recreational Vehicle Towing
330
Appearance Care
334
Exterior Care
334
Interior Care
338
Floor Mats
342
Service and Maintenance
343
General Information
343
Maintenance Schedule
344
Special Application Services
350
Additional Maintenance and Care
350
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
353
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
353
Maintenance Replacement Parts
354
Maintenance Records
356
Technical Data
361
Vehicle Identification
361
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
361
Service Parts Identification Label
361
Vehicle Data
362
Capacities and Specifications
362
Engine Drive Belt Routing
364
Customer Information
365
Customer Information
365
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
365
Customer Assistance Offices
367
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
368
Online Owner Center
368
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
369
Roadside Assistance Program
369
Scheduling Service Appointments
371
Courtesy Transportation Program
371
Collision Damage Repair
373
Service Publications Ordering Information
375
Reporting Safety Defects
376
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
376
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
377
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
377
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
377
Event Data Recorders
378
OnStar®
378
Infotainment System
379
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
379
Radio Frequency Statement
379
OnStar
381
OnStar Overview
381
OnStar Services
382
Emergency
382
Security
382
Navigation
382
Connections
383
Vehicle Diagnostics
385
OnStar Additional Information
385
Index
391
Index_A
391
Index_B
392
Index_C
392
Index_D
393
Index_E
394
Index_F
394
Index_G
395
Index_H
395
Index_I
396
Index_J
396
Index_K
396
Index_L
396
Index_M
397
Index_N
398
Index_O
398
Index_P
398
Index_R
399
Index_S
399
Index_T
401
Index_U
402
Index_V
402
Index_W
403

FAQ about the 2014 Buick Regal Manual

What contains the 2014 Regal manual?

The Buick Regal owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Regal. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Regal 2014 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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