2016 Buick Enclave Owner's Manual

2016 Buick Enclave owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Buick
Model:
Enclave
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.07 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Second Row Seats
12
Third Row Seats
12
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Transmission
18
Vehicle Features
19
Infotainment System
19
Radio(s)
19
Satellite Radio
20
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
22
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
23
Power Outlets
23
Universal Remote System
23
Sunroof
24
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Assistance Program
26
Keys, Doors, and Windows
27
Keys and Locks
27
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
31
Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks
33
Delayed Locking
33
Automatic Door Locks
33
Lockout Protection
33
Safety Locks
34
Doors
34
Liftgate
34
Vehicle Security
37
Vehicle Alarm System
37
Immobilizer
38
Immobilizer Operation
38
Exterior Mirrors
40
Convex Mirrors
40
Power Mirrors
40
Folding Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
41
Automatic Dimming Mirror
41
Park Tilt Mirrors
41
Interior Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
42
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
42
Power Windows
42
Sun Visors
44
Roof
44
Sunroof
44
Seats and Restraints
46
Head Restraints
47
Front Seats
48
Power Seat Adjustment
48
Lumbar Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
49
Memory Seats
50
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
51
Rear Seats
53
Third Row Seats
54
Safety Belts
57
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
58
Lap-Shoulder Belt
59
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Safety Belt Extender
63
Safety System Check
64
Safety Belt Care
64
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
64
Airbag System
65
Where Are the Airbags?
66
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
68
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
69
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Airbag System Check
76
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
76
Child Restraints
77
Older Children
77
Infants and Young Children
78
Child Restraint Systems
81
Where to Put the Restraint
82
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
90
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
90
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
92
Storage
95
Storage Compartments
95
Instrument Panel Storage
95
Glove Box
95
Cupholders
95
Armrest Storage
96
Center Console Storage
96
Additional Storage Features
97
Cargo Cover
97
Cargo Tie-Downs
97
Cargo Management System
97
Convenience Net
98
Roof Rack System
98
Instruments and Controls
100
Controls
101
Steering Wheel Adjustment
101
Steering Wheel Controls
102
Horn
102
Windshield Wiper/Washer
102
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
103
Compass
103
Clock
105
Power Outlets
106
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
107
Instrument Cluster
108
Speedometer
109
Odometer
109
Tachometer
109
Fuel Gauge
109
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
110
Voltmeter Gauge
111
Safety Belt Reminders
111
Airbag Readiness Light
112
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
112
Charging System Light
113
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
114
Brake System Warning Light
115
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
116
Tow/Haul Mode Light
117
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
117
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
117
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
117
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
118
Tire Pressure Light
118
Engine Oil Pressure Light
118
Security Light
119
High-Beam On Light
120
Cruise Control Light
120
Information Displays
120
Driver Information Center (DIC)
120
Vehicle Messages
125
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
125
Brake System Messages
125
Cruise Control Messages
126
Door Ajar Messages
126
Engine Cooling System Messages
126
Engine Oil Messages
127
Engine Power Messages
127
Fuel System Messages
128
Key and Lock Messages
128
Lamp Messages
128
Object Detection System Messages
129
Ride Control System Messages
130
Airbag System Messages
131
Security Messages
131
Service Vehicle Messages
131
Tire Messages
131
Transmission Messages
132
Vehicle Reminder Messages
133
Vehicle Speed Messages
133
Washer Fluid Messages
133
Vehicle Personalization
134
Universal Remote System
140
Universal Remote System Programming
140
Universal Remote System Operation
143
Lighting
144
Exterior Lighting
144
Exterior Lamp Controls
144
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
145
Flash-to-Pass
145
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
145
Delayed Headlamps
146
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
146
Hazard Warning Flashers
146
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
147
Interior Lighting
147
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
147
Courtesy Lamps
148
Dome Lamps
148
Reading Lamps
148
Lighting Features
149
Entry Lighting
149
Delayed Entry Lighting
149
Delayed Exit Lighting
149
Parade Dimming
149
Battery Load Management
150
Battery Power Protection
150
Infotainment System
151
Introduction
151
Infotainment
151
Theft-Deterrent Feature
152
Overview
153
Operation
153
Radio
156
AM-FM Radio
156
Satellite Radio
159
Radio Reception
159
Multi-Band Antenna
160
Audio Players
160
CD Player
160
MP3
162
Auxiliary Devices
163
OnStar System
164
Rear Seat Infotainment
165
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
165
Phone
167
Bluetooth
167
Settings
173
Trademarks and License Agreements
174
Climate Controls
176
Climate Control Systems
176
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
176
Rear Climate Control System
181
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
182
Air Vents
183
Maintenance
183
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
183
Driving and Operating
185
Driving Information
186
Distracted Driving
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunk Driving
186
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
187
Off-Road Recovery
188
Loss of Control
188
Driving on Wet Roads
189
Hill and Mountain Roads
190
Winter Driving
190
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
192
Vehicle Load Limits
192
Starting and Operating
196
New Vehicle Break-In
196
Ignition Positions
196
Starting the Engine
198
Engine Heater
199
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
200
Shifting Into Park
200
Shifting out of Park
201
Parking over Things That Burn
202
Engine Exhaust
202
Running the Vehicle While Parked
203
Automatic Transmission
203
Manual Mode
205
Tow/Haul Mode
206
Drive Systems
207
All-Wheel Drive
207
Brakes
207
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
207
Parking Brake
208
Brake Assist
208
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
209
Ride Control Systems
209
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
209
Cruise Control
211
Driver Assistance Systems
213
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
213
Parking Assist
215
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
216
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
218
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
220
Fuel
221
California Fuel Requirements
222
Fuels in Foreign Countries
222
Fuel Additives
223
Filling the Tank
223
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
224
Trailer Towing
225
General Towing Information
225
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
225
Towing Equipment
230
Conversions and Add-Ons
232
Add-On Electrical Equipment
232
Vehicle Care
233
General Information
234
California Proposition 65 Warning
234
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
234
Accessories and Modifications
234
Vehicle Checks
235
Doing Your Own Service Work
235
Hood
236
Engine Compartment Overview
237
Engine Cover
238
Engine Oil
238
Engine Oil Life System
241
Automatic Transmission Fluid
241
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
242
Cooling System
243
Engine Coolant
244
Engine Overheating
247
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
248
Power Steering Fluid
249
Washer Fluid
250
Brakes
250
Brake Fluid
251
Battery - North America
252
All-Wheel Drive
253
Starter Switch Check
253
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
253
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
253
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
254
Wiper Blade Replacement
254
Windshield Replacement
255
Headlamp Aiming
255
Bulb Replacement
255
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
255
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
256
License Plate Lamp
256
Replacement Bulbs
257
Electrical System
257
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
257
Electrical System Overload
257
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
258
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
258
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
261
Wheels and Tires
264
Tires
264
All-Season Tires
265
Winter Tires
265
Summer Tires
266
Tire Sidewall Labeling
266
Tire Designations
268
Tire Terminology and Definitions
269
Tire Pressure
271
Tire Pressure Monitor System
272
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
273
Tire Inspection
276
Tire Rotation
276
When It Is Time for New Tires
278
Buying New Tires
278
Different Size Tires and Wheels
280
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
280
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
282
Wheel Replacement
282
Tire Chains
283
If a Tire Goes Flat
283
Tire Changing
284
Compact Spare Tire
292
Jump Starting
293
Jump Starting - North America
293
Towing the Vehicle
296
Recreational Vehicle Towing
297
Appearance Care
300
Exterior Care
300
Interior Care
304
Floor Mats
307
Service and Maintenance
309
General Information
309
Maintenance Schedule
310
Special Application Services
316
Additional Maintenance and Care
317
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
320
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
320
Maintenance Replacement Parts
321
Maintenance Records
322
Technical Data
324
Vehicle Identification
324
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
324
Service Parts Identification Label
324
Vehicle Data
325
Capacities and Specifications
325
Engine Drive Belt Routing
326
Customer Information
327
Customer Information
327
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
327
Customer Assistance Offices
329
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
329
Online Owner Center
330
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
331
Roadside Assistance Program
331
Scheduling Service Appointments
333
Courtesy Transportation Program
333
Collision Damage Repair
334
Service Publications Ordering Information
336
Radio Frequency Statement
337
Reporting Safety Defects
338
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
338
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
338
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
338
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
339
Event Data Recorders
339
OnStar®
340
Infotainment System
340
OnStar
341
OnStar Overview
341
OnStar Services
342
Emergency
342
Security
342
Navigation
342
Connections
343
Vehicle Diagnostics
345
OnStar Additional Information
345
Index
351
Index_A
351
Index_B
352
Index_C
352
Index_D
353
Index_E
354
Index_F
354
Index_G
355
Index_H
355
Index_I
355
Index_J
356
Index_K
356
Index_L
356
Index_M
356
Index_N
357
Index_O
357
Index_P
357
Index_R
358
Index_S
359
Index_T
360
Index_U
361
Index_V
361
Index_W
361

FAQ about the 2016 Buick Enclave Manual

What contains the 2016 Enclave manual?

The Buick Enclave owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Enclave. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Enclave 2016 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Buick Enclave, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Enclave owners can do

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