2014 Buick Verano Owner's Manual

2014 Buick Verano owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Buick
Model:
Verano
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.44 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Buick Verano 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
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
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
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
24
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
25
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
25
Power Outlets
25
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
26
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Assistance Program
28
OnStar®
28
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
37
Door Locks
38
Power Door Locks
39
Delayed Locking
40
Automatic Door Locks
40
Lockout Protection
40
Safety Locks
41
Doors
42
Trunk
42
Vehicle Security
44
Vehicle Alarm System
44
Immobilizer
45
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
45
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
46
Exterior Mirrors
47
Convex Mirrors
47
Power Mirrors
47
Folding Mirrors
47
Heated Mirrors
47
Interior Mirrors
48
Manual Rearview Mirror
48
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
48
Windows
48
Power Windows
49
Sun Visors
50
Roof
51
Sunroof
51
Seats and Restraints
53
Head Restraints
54
Front Seats
55
Seat Adjustment
55
Power Seat Adjustment
56
Reclining Seatbacks
56
Heated Front Seats
58
Rear Seats
59
Safety Belts
61
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
62
Lap-Shoulder Belt
63
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
67
Safety Belt Extender
68
Safety System Check
68
Safety Belt Care
68
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
69
Airbag System
69
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
74
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
74
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
75
Passenger Sensing System
76
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Airbag System Check
81
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
82
Child Restraints
82
Older Children
82
Infants and Young Children
84
Child Restraint Systems
87
Where to Put the Restraint
88
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
90
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
96
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
97
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
99
Storage
103
Storage Compartments
103
Instrument Panel Storage
103
Glove Box
103
Cupholders
104
Center Console Storage
104
Instruments and Controls
107
Controls
108
Steering Wheel Adjustment
108
Steering Wheel Controls
108
Heated Steering Wheel
109
Horn
109
Windshield Wiper/Washer
109
Compass
110
Clock
111
Power Outlets
112
Cigarette Lighter
113
Ashtrays
113
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
114
Instrument Cluster
115
Speedometer
116
Odometer
116
Trip Odometer
116
Tachometer
116
Fuel Gauge
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
117
Safety Belt Reminders
117
Airbag Readiness Light
118
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
118
Charging System Light
119
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
120
Brake System Warning Light
122
Electric Parking Brake Light
123
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
124
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
124
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
124
Traction Off Light
125
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
125
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
125
Tire Pressure Light
126
Engine Oil Pressure Light
126
Low Fuel Warning Light
127
Security Light
127
High-Beam On Light
127
Front Fog Lamp Light
127
Lamps On Reminder
128
Cruise Control Light
128
Door Ajar Light
128
Information Displays
128
Driver Information Center (DIC)
128
Vehicle Messages
132
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
132
Brake System Messages
132
Compass Messages
133
Door Ajar Messages
133
Engine Cooling System Messages
133
Engine Oil Messages
134
Engine Power Messages
134
Fuel System Messages
135
Key and Lock Messages
135
Object Detection System Messages
135
Ride Control System Messages
136
Security Messages
137
Tire Messages
137
Transmission Messages
137
Washer Fluid Messages
138
Window Messages
138
Vehicle Personalization
138
Universal Remote System
142
Universal Remote System Programming
142
Universal Remote System Operation
145
Lighting
147
Exterior Lighting
147
Exterior Lamp Controls
147
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
148
Flash-to-Pass
148
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
148
Automatic Headlamp System
149
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Front Fog Lamps
150
Interior Lighting
151
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
151
Courtesy Lamps
151
Dome Lamps
151
Reading Lamps
151
Lighting Features
152
Entry Lighting
152
Exit Lighting
152
Battery Power Protection
153
Infotainment System
155
Introduction
155
Infotainment
155
Theft-Deterrent Feature
156
Overview (Radio with CD)
156
Operation
158
Radio
161
AM-FM Radio
161
Satellite Radio
164
Radio Reception
167
Backglass Antenna
167
Multi-Band Antenna
168
Audio Players
168
CD Player
168
Auxiliary Devices
170
Phone
173
Bluetooth (Overview)
173
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
175
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
178
Trademarks and License Agreements
184
Climate Controls
189
Climate Control Systems
189
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
191
Air Vents
194
Maintenance
194
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
194
Driving and Operating
195
Driving Information
196
Distracted Driving
196
Defensive Driving
197
Drunk Driving
197
Control of a Vehicle
197
Braking
197
Steering
198
Off-Road Recovery
198
Loss of Control
199
Driving on Wet Roads
199
Highway Hypnosis
200
Hill and Mountain Roads
200
Winter Driving
201
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
203
Vehicle Load Limits
203
Starting and Operating
208
New Vehicle Break-In
208
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
208
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
210
Starting the Engine
212
Engine Heater
215
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
215
Shifting Into Park
216
Shifting out of Park
217
Parking
217
Parking over Things That Burn
217
Engine Exhaust
218
Running the Vehicle While Parked
218
Automatic Transmission
219
Manual Mode
221
Manual Transmission
222
Brakes
224
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
224
Parking Brake
225
Brake Assist
226
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
227
Ride Control Systems
227
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
227
Cruise Control
229
Driver Assistance Systems
232
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
232
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
233
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
235
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
237
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
240
Fuel
242
Recommended Fuel
242
Gasoline Specifications
243
California Fuel Requirements
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries
244
Fuel Additives
244
Filling the Tank
244
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
245
Trailer Towing
246
General Towing Information
246
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
246
Trailer Towing (2.0L Engine)
249
Trailer Towing (Except 2.0L Engine)
249
Towing Equipment
250
Conversions and Add-Ons
251
Add-On Electrical Equipment
251
Vehicle Care
253
General Information
254
California Proposition 65 Warning
254
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
255
Accessories and Modifications
255
Vehicle Checks
255
Doing Your Own Service Work
255
Hood
256
Engine Compartment Overview
258
Engine Oil
261
Engine Oil Life System
263
Automatic Transmission Fluid
264
Manual Transmission Fluid
265
Hydraulic Clutch
265
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
265
Cooling System
267
Engine Coolant
268
Engine Overheating
271
Washer Fluid
273
Brakes
273
Brake Fluid
274
Battery
276
Starter Switch Check
276
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
277
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
277
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
277
Wiper Blade Replacement
278
Headlamp Aiming
279
Bulb Replacement
279
Halogen Bulbs
279
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
279
Fog Lamps
280
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
280
License Plate Lamp
282
Replacement Bulbs
282
Electrical System
283
Electrical System Overload
283
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
283
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
284
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
287
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
289
Wheels and Tires
291
Tires
291
All-Season Tires
292
Winter Tires
293
Low-Profile Tires
293
Tire Sidewall Labeling
293
Tire Designations
296
Tire Terminology and Definitions
296
Tire Pressure
299
Tire Pressure Monitor System
300
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
301
Tire Inspection
305
Tire Rotation
305
When It Is Time for New Tires
306
Buying New Tires
307
Different Size Tires and Wheels
308
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
309
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
310
Wheel Replacement
311
Tire Chains
312
If a Tire Goes Flat
312
Tire Changing
314
Compact Spare Tire
320
Jump Starting
321
Towing the Vehicle
324
Recreational Vehicle Towing
325
Appearance Care
327
Exterior Care
327
Interior Care
331
Floor Mats
335
Service and Maintenance
337
General Information
337
Maintenance Schedule
338
Special Application Services
344
Additional Maintenance and Care
344
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
347
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
347
Maintenance Replacement Parts
348
Maintenance Records
349
Technical Data
351
Vehicle Identification
351
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
351
Service Parts Identification Label
351
Vehicle Data
352
Capacities and Specifications
352
Engine Drive Belt Routing
354
Customer Information
355
Customer Information
355
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
355
Customer Assistance Offices
357
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
358
Online Owner Center
358
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
359
Roadside Assistance Program
359
Scheduling Service Appointments
361
Courtesy Transportation Program
361
Collision Damage Repair
363
Service Publications Ordering Information
365
Reporting Safety Defects
366
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
366
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
367
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
367
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
367
Event Data Recorders
368
OnStar®
369
Infotainment System
369
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
369
Radio Frequency Statement
369
OnStar
371
OnStar Overview
371
OnStar Services
372
Emergency
372
Security
372
Navigation
372
Connections
373
Vehicle Diagnostics
375
OnStar Additional Information
375
Index
381
Index_A
381
Index_B
381
Index_C
382
Index_D
383
Index_E
384
Index_F
384
Index_G
385
Index_H
385
Index_I
386
Index_J
386
Index_K
386
Index_L
386
Index_M
387
Index_N
387
Index_O
387
Index_P
388
Index_R
388
Index_S
389
Index_T
390
Index_U
391
Index_V
391
Index_W
392

FAQ about the 2014 Buick Verano Manual

What contains the 2014 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 2014 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Buick Verano, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Verano

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