2016 Buick Regal Owner's Manual

2016 Buick Regal owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Buick
Model:
Regal
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
8.14 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Trunk Release
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Infotainment System
18
Steering Wheel Controls
18
Cruise Control
18
Driver Information Center (DIC)
19
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
19
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
19
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
20
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
20
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
20
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
20
Parking Assist
20
Power Outlets
21
Universal Remote System
21
eAssist® Overview
22
High Voltage Safety Information
23
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
23
Regenerative Braking
23
Battery
23
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
26
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
35
Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks
37
Delayed Locking
37
Automatic Door Locks
37
Lockout Protection
38
Vehicle Alarm System
41
Immobilizer
42
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
42
Convex Mirrors
44
Power Mirrors
44
Folding Mirrors
45
Interior Rearview Mirrors
45
Power Windows
46
Sunroof
47
Seats and Restraints
49
Seat Adjustment
51
Power Seat Adjustment
52
Lumbar Adjustment
52
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Memory Seats
54
Heated Front Seats
55
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt
60
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
62
Safety Belt Extender
62
Safety System Check
62
Safety Belt Care
63
Where Are the Airbags?
65
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
69
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
73
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Airbag System Check
74
Older Children
75
Infants and Young Children
77
Child Restraint Systems
79
Where to Put the Restraint
81
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
82
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
89
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
89
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
91
Instrument Panel Storage
95
Glove Box
95
Cupholders
95
Rear Storage
96
Convenience Net
97
Steering Wheel Adjustment
99
Steering Wheel Controls
99
Heated Steering Wheel
99
Horn
100
Windshield Wiper/Washer
100
Compass
101
Clock
101
Power Outlets
101
Cigarette Lighter
103
Instrument Cluster (Base Level Cluster)
104
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel Cluster)
108
Speedometer
110
Odometer
110
Trip Odometer
110
Tachometer
111
Fuel Gauge
111
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
112
Safety Belt Reminders
113
Airbag Readiness Light
114
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
114
Charging System Light
115
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
115
Brake System Warning Light
117
Electric Parking Brake Light
118
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
118
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
118
Up-Shift Light
119
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
119
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
119
Traction Off Light
120
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
120
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
120
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
121
Tire Pressure Light
121
Engine Oil Pressure Light
121
Low Fuel Warning Light
122
Security Light
122
High-Beam On Light
122
Front Fog Lamp Light
123
Lamps On Reminder
123
Cruise Control Light
123
Power Flows (eAssist Only)
124
Energy Information (eAssist Only)
125
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level Cluster)
125
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
131
Brake System Messages
131
Compass Messages
132
Cruise Control Messages
132
Door Ajar Messages
133
Engine Cooling System Messages
133
Engine Oil Messages
134
Engine Power Messages
134
Fuel System Messages
134
Key and Lock Messages
135
Object Detection System Messages
135
Ride Control System Messages
137
Security Messages
138
Starting the Vehicle Messages
138
Tire Messages
139
Transmission Messages
139
Washer Fluid Messages
139
Window Messages
140
Universal Remote System Programming
145
Universal Remote System Operation
148
Exterior Lamp Controls
149
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
149
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
149
Flash-to-Pass
150
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
150
Automatic Headlamp System
150
Hazard Warning Flashers
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
151
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
152
Dome Lamps
153
Entry Lighting
153
Exit Lighting
153
Battery Power Protection
154
Infotainment
155
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
156
Air Intake
161
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
161
Service
161
Distracted Driving
163
Defensive Driving
164
Drunk Driving
164
Control of a Vehicle
164
Braking
164
Steering
165
Off-Road Recovery
165
Loss of Control
166
Track Events and Competitive Driving
166
Driving on Wet Roads
167
Hill and Mountain Roads
167
Winter Driving
168
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
169
New Vehicle Break-In
173
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
174
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
175
Starting the Engine
177
Engine Heater
180
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
181
Shifting Into Park
182
Shifting out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
182
Parking
183
Manual Mode
186
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
189
Parking Brake
190
Brake Assist
192
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
192
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
205
Assistance Systems for Driving
208
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
208
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
210
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
211
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
211
California Fuel Requirements
216
Fuels in Foreign Countries
216
Fuel Additives
216
Filling the Tank
216
Add-On Electrical Equipment
219
California Proposition 65 Warning
221
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
221
Doing Your Own Service Work
222
Hood
223
Engine Compartment Overview
224
Engine Oil
229
Engine Oil Life System
231
Automatic Transmission Fluid
232
Manual Transmission Fluid
233
Hydraulic Clutch
233
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
233
Cooling System
235
Engine Coolant
237
Engine Overheating
239
Washer Fluid
241
Brakes
241
Brake Fluid
242
Battery - North America
243
All-Wheel Drive
244
Starter Switch Check
244
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
245
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
245
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
245
Wiper Blade Replacement
246
Halogen Bulbs
247
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
247
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
248
Fog Lamps
248
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
248
License Plate Lamp
249
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
250
Electrical System Overload
250
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
251
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
251
Tires
256
All-Season Tires
257
Winter Tires
257
Summer Tires
258
Tire Sidewall Labeling
258
Tire Designations
260
Tire Terminology and Definitions
261
Tire Pressure
263
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
265
Tire Pressure Monitor System
265
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
266
Tire Inspection
269
Tire Rotation
270
When It Is Time for New Tires
271
Buying New Tires
271
Different Size Tires and Wheels
273
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
273
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
275
Wheel Replacement
275
Tire Chains
276
If a Tire Goes Flat
276
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
278
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
284
Tire Changing
285
Jump Starting - North America (On-board with eAssist Only)
291
Towing the Vehicle
295
Exterior Care
298
Interior Care
303
Floor Mats
306
Service and Maintenance
307
General Information
307
Maintenance Schedule
308
Special Application Services
314
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
318
Maintenance Replacement Parts
319
Maintenance Records
320
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
321
Capacities and Specifications
322
Engine Drive Belt Routing
324
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
325
Customer Assistance Offices
327
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
327
Online Owner Center
328
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
328
Roadside Assistance Program
329
Scheduling Service Appointments
331
Courtesy Transportation Program
331
Collision Damage Repair
332
Service Publications Ordering Information
334
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
335
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
336
Event Data Recorders
337
OnStar®
338
Infotainment System
338
OnStar
339
Emergency
340
Security
340
Navigation
340
Connections
341
Diagnostics
343
OnStar Additional Information
343
Index
349
Index_A
349
Index_B
350
Index_C
350
Index_D
351
Index_E
352
Index_F
352
Index_G
353
Index_H
353
Index_I
353
Index_J
354
Index_K
354
Index_L
354
Index_M
355
Index_N
355
Index_O
355
Index_P
355
Index_R
356
Index_S
357
Index_T
358
Index_U
359
Index_V
359
Index_W
359

FAQ about the 2016 Buick Regal Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Regal
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2016 Buick Regal Owners Manual?

The Buick Regal owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Buick Regal year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Buick Regal (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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