2017 Buick Verano Owner's Manual

2017 Buick Verano owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Buick
Model:
Verano
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.08 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
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
Fuel
25
E85 or FlexFuel
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
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
35
Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks
38
Delayed Locking
38
Automatic Door Locks
38
Lockout Protection
38
Safety Locks
39
Doors
39
Trunk
39
Vehicle Security
41
Vehicle Alarm System
41
Immobilizer
42
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
42
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
43
Exterior Mirrors
44
Convex Mirrors
44
Power Mirrors
44
Folding Mirrors
45
Heated Mirrors
45
Interior Mirrors
45
Interior Rearview Mirrors
45
Manual Rearview Mirror
45
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
45
Windows
46
Power Windows
46
Sun Visors
48
Roof
48
Sunroof
48
Seats and Restraints
50
Head Restraints
51
Front Seats
52
Seat Adjustment
52
Power Seat Adjustment
53
Lumbar Adjustment
54
Reclining Seatbacks
54
Heated Front Seats
55
Rear Seats
56
Safety Belts
58
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt
60
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
62
Safety Belt Extender
63
Safety System Check
63
Safety Belt Care
63
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
64
Airbag System
64
Where Are the Airbags?
66
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
68
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
69
Passenger Sensing System
70
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Airbag System Check
75
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
76
Child Restraints
76
Older Children
76
Infants and Young Children
78
Child Restraint Systems
80
Where to Put the Restraint
82
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
83
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
89
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
90
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
92
Storage
95
Storage Compartments
95
Instrument Panel Storage
95
Glove Box
95
Cupholders
96
Center Console Storage
96
Additional Storage Features
97
Convenience Net
97
Instruments and Controls
98
Controls
99
Steering Wheel Adjustment
99
Steering Wheel Controls
99
Heated Steering Wheel
100
Horn
100
Windshield Wiper/Washer
100
Compass
101
Clock
101
Power Outlets
102
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
103
Instrument Cluster
104
Speedometer
105
Odometer
105
Trip Odometer
105
Tachometer
105
Fuel Gauge
105
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
106
Safety Belt Reminders
106
Airbag Readiness Light
107
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
107
Charging System Light
108
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
108
Brake System Warning Light
110
Electric Parking Brake Light
111
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
111
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
112
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
112
Traction Off Light
112
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
112
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
113
Tire Pressure Light
113
Engine Oil Pressure Light
114
Low Fuel Warning Light
114
Security Light
114
High-Beam On Light
115
Front Fog Lamp Light
115
Lamps On Reminder
115
Cruise Control Light
115
Door Ajar Light
115
Information Displays
116
Driver Information Center (DIC)
116
Vehicle Messages
119
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
119
Brake System Messages
120
Compass Messages
120
Door Ajar Messages
120
Engine Cooling System Messages
121
Engine Oil Messages
121
Engine Power Messages
122
Fuel System Messages
122
Key and Lock Messages
122
Object Detection System Messages
122
Ride Control System Messages
123
Security Messages
124
Tire Messages
124
Transmission Messages
124
Washer Fluid Messages
125
Window Messages
125
Vehicle Personalization
125
Universal Remote System
131
Universal Remote System Programming
131
Universal Remote System Operation
133
Lighting
134
Exterior Lighting
134
Exterior Lamp Controls
134
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
135
Flash-to-Pass
135
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
135
Automatic Headlamp System
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
136
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
137
Front Fog Lamps
137
Interior Lighting
138
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
138
Courtesy Lamps
138
Dome Lamps
138
Reading Lamps
138
Lighting Features
139
Entry Lighting
139
Exit Lighting
139
Battery Power Protection
139
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
139
Infotainment System
140
Introduction
140
Infotainment
140
Theft-Deterrent Feature
141
Overview (Radio with CD)
142
Operation
143
Radio
146
AM-FM Radio
146
Satellite Radio
149
Radio Reception
151
Backglass Antenna
152
Multi-Band Antenna
152
Audio Players
152
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
152
CD Player
152
Auxiliary Devices
154
Phone
157
Bluetooth (Overview)
157
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
159
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
162
Trademarks and License Agreements
168
Climate Controls
172
Climate Control Systems
172
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
172
Air Vents
175
Maintenance
175
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
175
Service
175
Driving and Operating
177
Driving Information
178
Distracted Driving
178
Defensive Driving
178
Drunk Driving
179
Control of a Vehicle
179
Braking
179
Steering
179
Off-Road Recovery
180
Loss of Control
180
Driving on Wet Roads
181
Hill and Mountain Roads
182
Winter Driving
182
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
184
Vehicle Load Limits
184
Starting and Operating
188
New Vehicle Break-In
188
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
188
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
190
Starting the Engine
192
Engine Heater
193
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
194
Shifting Into Park
195
Shifting out of Park
196
Parking over Things That Burn
196
Extended Parking
196
Engine Exhaust
197
Running the Vehicle While Parked
198
Automatic Transmission
198
Manual Mode
200
Brakes
201
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
201
Electric Parking Brake
202
Brake Assist
204
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
204
Ride Control Systems
204
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
204
Cruise Control
206
Driver Assistance Systems
209
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
209
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
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
229
Vehicle Checks
229
Doing Your Own Service Work
229
Hood
230
Engine Compartment Overview
232
Engine Oil
233
Engine Oil Life System
235
Automatic Transmission Fluid
236
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
236
Cooling System
237
Engine Coolant
238
Engine Overheating
241
Washer Fluid
242
Brakes
243
Brake Fluid
244
Battery - North America
245
Starter Switch Check
245
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
246
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
246
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
246
Wiper Blade Replacement
247
Headlamp Aiming
248
Bulb Replacement
248
Halogen Bulbs
248
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
248
Fog Lamps
249
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
250
License Plate Lamp
251
Replacement Bulbs
252
Electrical System
252
Electrical System Overload
252
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
253
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
253
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
256
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
258
Wheels and Tires
259
Tires
259
All-Season Tires
260
Winter Tires
261
Low-Profile Tires
261
Tire Sidewall Labeling
261
Tire Designations
264
Tire Terminology and Definitions
264
Tire Pressure
267
Tire Pressure Monitor System
268
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
269
Tire Inspection
272
Tire Rotation
272
When It Is Time for New Tires
273
Buying New Tires
274
Different Size Tires and Wheels
275
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
276
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
277
Wheel Replacement
278
Tire Chains
278
If a Tire Goes Flat
279
Tire Changing
280
Compact Spare Tire
286
Jump Starting
287
Jump Starting - North America
287
Towing the Vehicle
290
Recreational Vehicle Towing
292
Appearance Care
293
Exterior Care
293
Interior Care
298
Floor Mats
301
Service and Maintenance
303
General Information
303
Maintenance Schedule
304
Special Application Services
310
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
317
Vehicle Identification
317
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
317
Service Parts Identification Label
317
Vehicle Data
318
Capacities and Specifications
318
Engine Drive Belt Routing
319
Customer Information
320
Customer Information
320
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
320
Customer Assistance Offices
322
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
323
Online Owner Center
323
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
324
Roadside Assistance Program
324
Scheduling Service Appointments
326
Courtesy Transportation Program
326
Collision Damage Repair
327
Service Publications Ordering Information
329
Radio Frequency Statement
330
Reporting Safety Defects
330
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
330
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
331
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
331
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
331
Event Data Recorders
332
OnStar®
332
Infotainment System
333
OnStar
334
OnStar Overview
334
OnStar Services
335
Emergency
335
Security
335
Navigation
336
Connections
336
Diagnostics
338
OnStar Additional Information
339
Index
344
Index_A
344
Index_B
345
Index_C
345
Index_D
346
Index_E
347
Index_F
347
Index_G
348
Index_H
348
Index_I
348
Index_J
349
Index_K
349
Index_L
349
Index_M
350
Index_N
350
Index_O
350
Index_P
351
Index_R
351
Index_S
352
Index_T
353
Index_U
353
Index_V
354
Index_W
354

FAQ about the 2017 Buick Verano Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Buick Verano owners can do

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