2017 Buick Cascada Owner's Manual

2017 Buick Cascada owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Buick
Model:
Cascada
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
6.73 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
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
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
15
Climate Controls
16
Transmission
16
Vehicle Features
17
Infotainment System
17
Steering Wheel Controls
17
Cruise Control
17
Driver Information Center (DIC)
17
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
18
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
18
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
18
Parking Assist
18
Power Outlets
18
Convertible
19
Performance and Maintenance
19
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
19
Tire Pressure Monitor
19
Fuel
20
E85 or FlexFuel
20
Engine Oil Life System
20
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
20
Roadside Assistance Program
21
Keys, Doors, and Windows
22
Keys and Locks
22
Keys
22
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
24
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
24
Remote Vehicle Start
27
Door Locks
28
Power Door Locks
29
Delayed Locking
29
Automatic Door Locks
29
Lockout Protection
30
Doors
30
Trunk
30
Vehicle Security
32
Vehicle Alarm System
32
Immobilizer
33
Immobilizer Operation
33
Exterior Mirrors
34
Convex Mirrors
34
Power Mirrors
34
Folding Mirrors
34
Heated Mirrors
34
Interior Mirrors
35
Interior Rearview Mirrors
35
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
35
Windows
35
Power Windows
35
Sun Visors
37
Roof
38
Convertible Top
38
Seats and Restraints
46
Head Restraints
47
Front Seats
48
Power Seat Adjustment
48
Lumbar Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
49
Seatback Latches
50
Heated Front Seats
50
Rear Seats
51
Safety Belts
53
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
54
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
57
Safety Belt Extender
57
Safety System Check
58
Safety Belt Care
58
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
58
Airbag System
59
Where Are the Airbags?
60
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
62
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
62
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
63
Roll Bars
64
Passenger Sensing System
64
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
68
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
69
Airbag System Check
69
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
70
Child Restraints
70
Older Children
70
Infants and Young Children
72
Child Restraint Systems
74
Where to Put the Restraint
76
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
77
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
84
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
84
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
86
Storage
90
Storage Compartments
90
Instrument Panel Storage
90
Glove Box
90
Rear Storage
90
Center Console Storage
92
Instruments and Controls
93
Controls
94
Steering Wheel Adjustment
94
Steering Wheel Controls
94
Heated Steering Wheel
95
Horn
95
Windshield Wiper/Washer
95
Compass
96
Clock
97
Power Outlets
97
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
98
Instrument Cluster
99
Speedometer
100
Odometer
100
Trip Odometer
100
Tachometer
100
Fuel Gauge
100
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
101
Safety Belt Reminders
101
Airbag Readiness Light
102
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
102
Charging System Light
103
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
103
Brake System Warning Light
105
Electric Parking Brake Light
106
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
106
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
106
Operate Pedal Light
106
Power Steering Warning Light
107
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
107
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
107
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
107
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
108
Tire Pressure Light
108
Engine Oil Pressure Light
108
Low Fuel Warning Light
109
Security Light
109
High-Beam On Light
109
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
110
Front Fog Lamp Light
110
Lamps On Reminder
110
Cruise Control Light
110
Door Ajar Light
110
Information Displays
111
Driver Information Center (DIC)
111
Vehicle Messages
114
Vehicle Personalization
114
Lighting
120
Exterior Lighting
120
Exterior Lamp Controls
120
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
121
Flash-to-Pass
121
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
121
Automatic Headlamp System
122
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
122
Headlamp Leveling Control
123
Hazard Warning Flashers
123
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
123
Fog Lamps
124
Interior Lighting
124
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
124
Courtesy Lamps
125
Dome Lamps
125
Reading Lamps
125
Lighting Features
125
Entry Lighting
125
Exit Lighting
125
Battery Load Management
126
Battery Power Protection
126
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
126
Infotainment System
128
Introduction
129
Overview
129
Steering Wheel Controls
133
Using the System
133
Software Updates
138
Radio
139
AM-FM Radio
139
Radio Data System (RDS)
142
Satellite Radio
142
Radio Reception
147
Multi-Band Antenna
148
Quick Info
148
Pandora Internet Radio
148
Stitcher Internet Radio
153
Pictures
157
Audio Players
158
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
158
CD Player
158
MP3
159
USB
161
Auxiliary Devices
166
Bluetooth Audio
167
OnStar System
168
Navigation
169
Using the Navigation System
169
Maps
173
Navigation Symbols
173
Destination
175
OnStar® Destination Download
185
Configure Menu
186
Global Positioning System (GPS)
191
Vehicle Positioning
191
Problems with Route Guidance
192
If the System Needs Service
193
Map Data Updates
193
Database Coverage Explanations
193
Voice Recognition
193
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
199
Bluetooth
199
Text Messaging
206
Trademarks and License Agreements
209
Climate Controls
214
Climate Control Systems
214
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
214
Air Vents
216
Maintenance
217
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
217
Driving and Operating
218
Driving Information
219
Distracted Driving
219
Defensive Driving
219
Drunk Driving
219
Control of a Vehicle
220
Braking
220
Steering
220
Off-Road Recovery
221
Loss of Control
221
Driving on Wet Roads
222
Hill and Mountain Roads
223
Winter Driving
223
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
224
Vehicle Load Limits
225
Starting and Operating
228
New Vehicle Break-In
228
Ignition Positions
229
Starting the Engine
231
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
232
Shifting Into Park
232
Shifting out of Park
233
Parking over Things That Burn
233
Engine Exhaust
234
Running the Vehicle While Parked
234
Automatic Transmission
235
Manual Mode
236
Brakes
238
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
238
Electric Parking Brake
238
Brake Assist
240
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
240
Ride Control Systems
241
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
241
Cruise Control
243
Driver Assistance Systems
245
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
245
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
247
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
249
Fuel
250
California Fuel Requirements
251
Fuels in Foreign Countries
251
Fuel Additives
251
Filling the Tank
251
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
253
Trailer Towing
254
General Towing Information
254
Conversions and Add-Ons
254
Add-On Electrical Equipment
254
Vehicle Care
255
General Information
256
California Proposition 65 Warning
256
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
256
Accessories and Modifications
256
Vehicle Checks
257
Doing Your Own Service Work
257
Hood
258
Engine Compartment Overview
260
Engine Oil
261
Engine Oil Life System
263
Automatic Transmission Fluid
264
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
264
Cooling System
265
Engine Coolant
266
Engine Overheating
269
Washer Fluid
270
Brakes
271
Brake Fluid
271
Battery - North America
272
Starter Switch Check
273
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
273
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
274
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
274
Wiper Blade Replacement
274
Headlamp Aiming
275
Bulb Replacement
276
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
276
LED Lighting
276
Adaptive Forward Lighting Lamps
276
Fog Lamps
277
Front Turn Signal Lamps
277
Sidemarker Lamps
278
Side Turn Signal Lamps
279
Back-Up Lamps
280
License Plate Lamp
281
Replacement Bulbs
282
Electrical System
282
Electrical System Overload
282
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
283
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
283
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
286
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
287
Wheels and Tires
289
Tires
289
All-Season Tires
290
Winter Tires
290
Low-Profile Tires
291
Tire Sidewall Labeling
291
Tire Designations
293
Tire Terminology and Definitions
294
Tire Pressure
296
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
303
Different Size Tires and Wheels
305
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
305
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
307
Wheel Replacement
307
Tire Chains
308
If a Tire Goes Flat
308
Tire Changing
310
Compact Spare Tire
315
Jump Starting
316
Jump Starting - North America
316
Towing the Vehicle
319
Recreational Vehicle Towing
321
Appearance Care
322
Exterior Care
322
Interior Care
327
Floor Mats
330
Service and Maintenance
332
General Information
332
Maintenance Schedule
333
Special Application Services
339
Additional Maintenance and Care
339
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
342
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
342
Maintenance Replacement Parts
343
Maintenance Records
344
Technical Data
345
Vehicle Identification
345
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
345
Service Parts Identification Label
345
Vehicle Data
346
Capacities and Specifications
346
Engine Drive Belt Routing
347
Customer Information
348
Customer Information
348
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
348
Customer Assistance Offices
350
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
350
Online Owner Center
351
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
351
Roadside Assistance Program
352
Scheduling Service Appointments
353
Courtesy Transportation Program
354
Collision Damage Repair
355
Service Publications Ordering Information
357
Radio Frequency Statement
358
Reporting Safety Defects
358
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
358
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
358
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
359
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
359
Event Data Recorders
359
OnStar®
360
Infotainment System
360
OnStar
361
OnStar Overview
361
OnStar Services
362
Emergency
362
Security
362
Navigation
363
Connections
363
Diagnostics
365
OnStar Additional Information
366
Index
371
Index_A
371
Index_B
372
Index_C
372
Index_D
373
Index_E
374
Index_F
374
Index_G
375
Index_H
375
Index_I
375
Index_J
376
Index_K
376
Index_L
376
Index_M
377
Index_N
377
Index_O
377
Index_P
378
Index_Q
378
Index_R
378
Index_S
379
Index_T
380
Index_U
381
Index_V
381
Index_W
381

FAQ about the 2017 Buick Cascada Manual

What contains the 2017 Cascada manual?

The Buick Cascada owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Cascada. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Cascada 2017 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Buick Cascada, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Cascada owners can do

Where to download the 2017 Buick Cascada Owners Manual?

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The Buick Cascada (2017) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2017 is available in English.

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