2015 Buick Regal Owner's Manual

2015 Buick Regal owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Buick
Model:
Regal
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
6.2 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Buick Regal Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
12
Trunk Release
13
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
15
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
24
Active Emergency Braking System
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
eAssist Features
26
eAssist® Overview
26
High Voltage Safety Information
26
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
27
Regenerative Braking
27
Battery
27
Service
27
Performance and Maintenance
28
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Engine Oil Life System
29
E85 or FlexFuel
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
30
Keys, Doors, and Windows
32
Keys and Locks
32
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
40
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
43
Safety Locks
43
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
48
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Heated Mirrors
50
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
51
Power Windows
51
Sun Visors
53
Roof
53
Sunroof
53
Seats and Restraints
56
Head Restraints
57
Front Seats
58
Seat Adjustment
58
Power Seat Adjustment
59
Lumbar Adjustment
59
Reclining Seatbacks
60
Memory Seats
61
Heated Front Seats
63
Rear Seats
64
Safety Belts
65
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
67
Lap-Shoulder Belt
68
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
70
Safety Belt Extender
71
Safety System Check
71
Safety Belt Care
71
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
71
Airbag System
72
Where Are the Airbags?
74
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
78
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
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
106
Storage Compartments
106
Instrument Panel Storage
106
Glove Box
106
Cupholders
106
Rear Storage
107
Center Console Storage
107
Additional Storage Features
108
Convenience Net
108
Instruments and Controls
110
Controls
111
Steering Wheel Adjustment
111
Steering Wheel Controls
111
Heated Steering Wheel
111
Horn
112
Windshield Wiper/Washer
112
Compass
113
Clock
113
Power Outlets
114
Cigarette Lighter
115
Ashtrays
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
116
Instrument Cluster (Base Level Cluster)
117
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel Cluster)
121
Speedometer
124
Odometer
124
Trip Odometer
124
Tachometer
124
Fuel Gauge
125
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
126
Safety Belt Reminders
127
Airbag Readiness Light
127
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
128
Charging System Light
129
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
129
Brake System Warning Light
132
Electric Parking Brake Light
133
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
133
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
133
Up-Shift Light
134
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
134
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
135
Traction Off Light
135
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
135
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
136
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
136
Tire Pressure Light
137
Engine Oil Pressure Light
137
Low Fuel Warning Light
138
Security Light
138
High-Beam On Light
138
Front Fog Lamp Light
138
Lamps On Reminder
139
Cruise Control Light
139
Door Ajar Light
139
Information Displays
140
Power Flows (eAssist Only)
140
Energy Information (eAssist Only)
141
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level Cluster)
141
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel Cluster)
144
Vehicle Messages
147
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
147
Brake System Messages
148
Compass Messages
148
Cruise Control Messages
148
Door Ajar Messages
149
Engine Cooling System Messages
150
Engine Oil Messages
150
Engine Power Messages
151
Fuel System Messages
151
Key and Lock Messages
151
Object Detection System Messages
152
Ride Control System Messages
154
Security Messages
154
Starting the Vehicle Messages
155
Tire Messages
155
Transmission Messages
155
Washer Fluid Messages
156
Window Messages
156
Vehicle Personalization
156
Universal Remote System
162
Universal Remote System Programming
162
Universal Remote System Operation
165
Lighting
166
Exterior Lighting
166
Exterior Lamp Controls
166
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
166
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
167
Flash-to-Pass
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
167
Hazard Warning Flashers
168
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
169
Fog Lamps
169
Interior Lighting
170
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
170
Dome Lamps
170
Reading Lamps
170
Lighting Features
171
Entry Lighting
171
Exit Lighting
171
Battery Power Protection
172
Infotainment System
174
Introduction
174
Infotainment
174
Climate Controls
176
Climate Control Systems
176
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
176
Air Vents
181
Maintenance
181
Air Intake
181
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
181
Service
181
Driving and Operating
182
Driving Information
183
Distracted Driving
183
Defensive Driving
184
Drunk Driving
184
Control of a Vehicle
184
Braking
184
Steering
185
Off-Road Recovery
186
Loss of Control
186
Track Events and Competitive Driving
187
Driving on Wet Roads
187
Hill and Mountain Roads
188
Winter Driving
189
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
190
Vehicle Load Limits
191
Starting and Operating
195
New Vehicle Break-In
195
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
196
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
197
Starting the Engine
199
Engine Heater
202
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
204
Shifting Into Park
204
Shifting out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
205
Parking
205
Parking over Things That Burn
206
Engine Exhaust
206
Running the Vehicle While Parked
207
Automatic Transmission
207
Manual Mode
209
Manual Transmission
210
Drive Systems
212
All-Wheel Drive
212
Brakes
212
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
212
Parking Brake
213
Brake Assist
215
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
215
Ride Control Systems
216
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
216
Selective Ride Control
218
Cruise Control
219
Adaptive Cruise Control
221
Driver Assistance Systems
229
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
230
Assistance Systems for Driving
232
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
233
Active Emergency Braking System
235
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
236
Lane Change Alert
237
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
239
Fuel
240
California Fuel Requirements
242
Fuels in Foreign Countries
242
Fuel Additives
242
E85 or FlexFuel
242
Filling the Tank
243
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
245
Towing
245
General Towing Information
245
Conversions and Add-Ons
246
Add-On Electrical Equipment
246
Vehicle Care
248
General Information
249
California Proposition 65 Warning
249
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
250
Accessories and Modifications
250
Vehicle Checks
250
Doing Your Own Service Work
250
Hood
252
Engine Compartment Overview
253
Engine Oil
258
Engine Oil Life System
260
Automatic Transmission Fluid
262
Manual Transmission Fluid
262
Hydraulic Clutch
262
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
263
Cooling System
265
Engine Coolant
266
Engine Overheating
269
Washer Fluid
270
Brakes
271
Brake Fluid
272
Battery
273
All-Wheel Drive
274
Starter Switch Check
275
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
275
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
276
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
276
Wiper Blade Replacement
276
Headlamp Aiming
277
Bulb Replacement
278
Halogen Bulbs
278
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
278
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
278
Fog Lamps
279
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
279
License Plate Lamp
279
Replacement Bulbs
280
Electrical System
281
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
281
Electrical System Overload
281
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
282
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
282
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
286
Wheels and Tires
287
Tires
287
All-Season Tires
288
Winter Tires
289
Summer Tires
289
Tire Sidewall Labeling
289
Tire Designations
292
Tire Terminology and Definitions
292
Tire Pressure
295
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
297
Tire Pressure Monitor System
297
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
298
Tire Inspection
301
Tire Rotation
302
When It Is Time for New Tires
303
Buying New Tires
304
Different Size Tires and Wheels
305
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
306
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
307
Wheel Replacement
308
Tire Chains
308
If a Tire Goes Flat
309
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
311
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
318
Tire Changing
318
Compact Spare Tire
323
Jump Starting
324
Jump Starting (On-board with eAssist Only)
324
Jump Starting (with or without eAssist)
325
Towing
328
Towing the Vehicle
328
Recreational Vehicle Towing
329
Appearance Care
332
Exterior Care
332
Interior Care
336
Floor Mats
340
Service and Maintenance
342
General Information
342
Maintenance Schedule
344
Special Application Services
349
Additional Maintenance and Care
349
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
353
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
353
Maintenance Replacement Parts
354
Maintenance Records
355
Technical Data
356
Vehicle Identification
356
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
356
Service Parts Identification Label
356
Vehicle Data
357
Capacities and Specifications
357
Engine Drive Belt Routing
359
Customer Information
360
Customer Information
360
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
360
Customer Assistance Offices
362
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
363
Online Owner Center
363
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
364
Roadside Assistance Program
364
Scheduling Service Appointments
366
Courtesy Transportation Program
366
Collision Damage Repair
367
Service Publications Ordering Information
370
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
371
Radio Frequency Statement
371
Reporting Safety Defects
371
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
371
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
372
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
372
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
373
Event Data Recorders
373
OnStar®
374
Infotainment System
374
OnStar
376
OnStar Overview
376
OnStar Services
377
Emergency
377
Security
378
Navigation
378
Connections
379
Vehicle Diagnostics
381
OnStar Additional Information
381
00-Introduction_en_US
2
Introduction
2
Index
386
Index_A
386
Index_B
387
Index_C
387
Index_D
388
Index_E
389
Index_F
389
Index_G
390
Index_H
390
Index_I
391
Index_J
391
Index_K
391
Index_L
391
Index_M
392
Index_N
393
Index_O
393
Index_P
393
Index_R
394
Index_S
394
Index_T
396
Index_U
397
Index_V
397
Index_W
397

FAQ about the 2015 Buick Regal Manual

What contains the 2015 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 2015 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Regal owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Regal

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