2016 Buick Verano Owner's Manual

2016 Buick Verano owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Buick
Model:
Verano
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
5.09 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Instrument Panel Overview
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Trunk Release
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
18
Vehicle Features
18
Infotainment System
18
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
20
Bluetooth®
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
21
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
22
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
22
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
22
Parking Assist
22
Power Outlets
22
Universal Remote System
23
Sunroof
23
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
25
Keys, Doors, and Windows
26
Keys and Locks
26
Keys
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
28
Remote Vehicle Start
33
Door Locks
35
Power Door Locks
36
Delayed Locking
36
Automatic Door Locks
37
Lockout Protection
37
Safety Locks
37
Doors
38
Trunk
38
Vehicle Security
40
Vehicle Alarm System
40
Immobilizer
41
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
41
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
42
Exterior Mirrors
43
Convex Mirrors
43
Power Mirrors
43
Folding Mirrors
43
Heated Mirrors
43
Interior Mirrors
44
Interior Rearview Mirrors
44
Manual Rearview Mirror
44
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
44
Windows
44
Power Windows
45
Sun Visors
46
Roof
47
Sunroof
47
Seats and Restraints
48
Head Restraints
49
Front Seats
50
Seat Adjustment
50
Power Seat Adjustment
51
Lumbar Adjustment
52
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Heated Front Seats
53
Rear Seats
54
Safety Belts
56
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
58
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
61
Safety Belt Extender
61
Safety System Check
61
Safety Belt Care
61
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
62
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
66
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
67
Passenger Sensing System
68
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
73
Airbag System Check
73
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
74
Child Restraints
74
Older Children
74
Infants and Young Children
76
Child Restraint Systems
78
Where to Put the Restraint
80
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
81
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
87
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
88
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
90
Storage
93
Storage Compartments
93
Instrument Panel Storage
93
Glove Box
93
Cupholders
94
Center Console Storage
94
Instruments and Controls
96
Controls
97
Steering Wheel Adjustment
97
Steering Wheel Controls
97
Heated Steering Wheel
98
Horn
98
Windshield Wiper/Washer
98
Compass
99
Clock
99
Power Outlets
100
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
101
Instrument Cluster
102
Speedometer
103
Odometer
103
Trip Odometer
103
Tachometer
103
Fuel Gauge
103
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
104
Safety Belt Reminders
104
Airbag Readiness Light
105
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
105
Charging System Light
106
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
106
Brake System Warning Light
108
Electric Parking Brake Light
109
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
109
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
110
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
110
Traction Off Light
110
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
110
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
111
Tire Pressure Light
111
Engine Oil Pressure Light
112
Low Fuel Warning Light
112
Security Light
112
High-Beam On Light
113
Front Fog Lamp Light
113
Lamps On Reminder
113
Cruise Control Light
113
Door Ajar Light
113
Information Displays
114
Driver Information Center (DIC)
114
Vehicle Messages
117
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
117
Brake System Messages
118
Compass Messages
118
Door Ajar Messages
118
Engine Cooling System Messages
119
Engine Oil Messages
119
Engine Power Messages
120
Fuel System Messages
120
Key and Lock Messages
120
Object Detection System Messages
120
Ride Control System Messages
121
Security Messages
122
Tire Messages
122
Transmission Messages
122
Washer Fluid Messages
123
Window Messages
123
Vehicle Personalization
123
Universal Remote System
129
Universal Remote System Programming
129
Universal Remote System Operation
131
Lighting
132
Exterior Lighting
132
Exterior Lamp Controls
132
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
133
Flash-to-Pass
133
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
133
Automatic Headlamp System
134
Hazard Warning Flashers
134
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
135
Front Fog Lamps
135
Interior Lighting
136
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
136
Courtesy Lamps
136
Dome Lamps
136
Reading Lamps
137
Lighting Features
137
Entry Lighting
137
Exit Lighting
138
Battery Power Protection
138
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
138
Infotainment System
139
Introduction
139
Infotainment
139
Theft-Deterrent Feature
140
Overview (Radio with CD)
141
Operation
142
Radio
145
AM-FM Radio
145
Satellite Radio
148
Radio Reception
150
Backglass Antenna
151
Multi-Band Antenna
151
Audio Players
152
CD Player
152
Auxiliary Devices
154
Phone
156
Bluetooth (Overview)
156
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
158
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
161
Trademarks and License Agreements
167
Climate Controls
171
Climate Control Systems
171
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
171
Air Vents
174
Maintenance
174
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
174
Driving and Operating
175
Driving Information
176
Distracted Driving
176
Defensive Driving
176
Drunk Driving
176
Control of a Vehicle
177
Braking
177
Steering
177
Off-Road Recovery
178
Loss of Control
178
Driving on Wet Roads
179
Hill and Mountain Roads
180
Winter Driving
180
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
181
Vehicle Load Limits
182
Starting and Operating
185
New Vehicle Break-In
185
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
186
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
187
Starting the Engine
189
Engine Heater
191
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
192
Shifting Into Park
193
Shifting out of Park
194
Parking
194
Parking over Things That Burn
194
Engine Exhaust
195
Running the Vehicle While Parked
195
Automatic Transmission
196
Manual Mode
197
Manual Transmission
199
Brakes
200
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
200
Parking Brake
201
Brake Assist
203
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
203
Ride Control Systems
204
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
204
Cruise Control
206
Driver Assistance Systems
208
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
208
Parking Assist
211
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
212
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
214
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
216
Fuel
217
California Fuel Requirements
218
Fuels in Foreign Countries
218
Fuel Additives
218
Filling the Tank
219
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
220
Trailer Towing
221
General Towing Information
221
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
221
Trailer Towing (2.0L Engine)
224
Trailer Towing (Except 2.0L Engine)
224
Towing Equipment
225
Conversions and Add-Ons
226
Add-On Electrical Equipment
226
Vehicle Care
227
General Information
228
California Proposition 65 Warning
228
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
228
Accessories and Modifications
228
Vehicle Checks
229
Doing Your Own Service Work
229
Hood
229
Engine Compartment Overview
231
Engine Oil
234
Engine Oil Life System
236
Automatic Transmission Fluid
237
Manual Transmission Fluid
237
Hydraulic Clutch
237
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
238
Cooling System
239
Engine Coolant
240
Engine Overheating
243
Washer Fluid
244
Brakes
245
Brake Fluid
246
Battery - North America
247
Starter Switch Check
248
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
248
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
248
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
248
Wiper Blade Replacement
249
Headlamp Aiming
250
Bulb Replacement
250
Halogen Bulbs
250
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
250
Fog Lamps
251
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
252
License Plate Lamp
253
Replacement Bulbs
254
Electrical System
254
Electrical System Overload
254
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
255
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
255
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
258
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
260
Wheels and Tires
262
Tires
262
All-Season Tires
263
Winter Tires
263
Low-Profile Tires
264
Tire Sidewall Labeling
264
Tire Designations
266
Tire Terminology and Definitions
267
Tire Pressure
269
Tire Pressure Monitor System
270
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
271
Tire Inspection
274
Tire Rotation
275
When It Is Time for New Tires
276
Buying New Tires
276
Different Size Tires and Wheels
278
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
278
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
280
Wheel Replacement
280
Tire Chains
281
If a Tire Goes Flat
281
Tire Changing
283
Compact Spare Tire
288
Jump Starting
290
Jump Starting - North America
290
Towing the Vehicle
292
Recreational Vehicle Towing
294
Appearance Care
295
Exterior Care
295
Interior Care
300
Floor Mats
303
Service and Maintenance
304
General Information
304
Maintenance Schedule
306
Special Application Services
311
Additional Maintenance and Care
311
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
314
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
314
Maintenance Replacement Parts
315
Maintenance Records
316
Technical Data
318
Vehicle Identification
318
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
318
Service Parts Identification Label
318
Vehicle Data
319
Capacities and Specifications
319
Engine Drive Belt Routing
321
Customer Information
322
Customer Information
322
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
322
Customer Assistance Offices
324
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
325
Online Owner Center
325
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
326
Roadside Assistance Program
326
Scheduling Service Appointments
328
Courtesy Transportation Program
328
Collision Damage Repair
329
Service Publications Ordering Information
331
Radio Frequency Statement
332
Reporting Safety Defects
333
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
333
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
333
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
333
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
334
Event Data Recorders
334
OnStar®
335
Infotainment System
335
OnStar
336
OnStar Overview
336
OnStar Services
337
Emergency
337
Security
337
Navigation
338
Connections
338
Diagnostics
340
OnStar Additional Information
340
Index
346
Index_A
346
Index_B
347
Index_C
347
Index_D
348
Index_E
349
Index_F
349
Index_G
350
Index_H
350
Index_I
350
Index_J
350
Index_K
350
Index_L
351
Index_M
351
Index_N
352
Index_O
352
Index_P
352
Index_R
353
Index_S
353
Index_T
355
Index_U
355
Index_V
356
Index_W
356

FAQ about the 2016 Buick Verano Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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