2019 Buick Encore Owner's Manual

2019 Buick Encore owners manual
Year:
2019
Make:
Buick
Model:
Encore
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
6.65 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
4
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Stop/Start System
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
13
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Seat Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Infotainment System
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
21
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
21
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
21
Park Assist
22
Power Outlets
22
Universal Remote System
22
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
23
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Fuel
24
E85 or FlexFuel
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
28
Remote Vehicle Start
34
Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks
37
Delayed Locking
37
Automatic Door Locks
37
Lockout Protection
38
Vehicle Alarm System
40
Immobilizer
41
Convex Mirrors
42
Power Mirrors
42
Folding Mirrors
42
Heated Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
43
Manual Rearview Mirror
43
Power Windows
44
Seat Adjustment
50
Power Seat Adjustment
51
Lumbar Adjustment
51
Reclining Seatbacks
51
Memory Seats
53
Front Seat Armrest
55
Heated Front Seats
55
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
62
Lap-Shoulder Belt
64
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
67
Seat Belt Extender
67
Safety System Check
68
Seat Belt Care
68
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
72
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
73
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
73
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
74
Passenger Sensing System
75
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Airbag System Check
80
Older Children
81
Infants and Young Children
83
Child Restraint Systems
85
Where to Put the Restraint
87
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
88
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
95
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
95
Instrument Panel Storage
101
Glove Box
101
Cupholders
102
Underseat Storage
102
Cargo Cover
103
Cargo Management System
103
Convenience Net
104
Steering Wheel Adjustment
106
Steering Wheel Controls
106
Heated Steering Wheel
106
Horn
106
Windshield Wiper/Washer
106
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
108
Compass
109
Clock
110
Instrument Cluster
112
Speedometer
114
Odometer
115
Trip Odometer
115
Tachometer
115
Fuel Gauge
115
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
116
Seat Belt Reminders
117
Airbag Readiness Light
117
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
118
Charging System Light
119
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
119
Brake System Warning Light
121
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
122
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
122
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
122
Traction Off Light
122
StabiliTrak OFF Light
123
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
123
Tire Pressure Light
123
Engine Oil Pressure Light
124
Low Fuel Warning Light
124
Immobilizer Light
125
High-Beam On Light
125
Front Fog Lamp Light
125
Lamps On Reminder
125
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
126
Engine Power Messages
130
Vehicle Speed Messages
131
Universal Remote System Programming
137
Exterior Lamp Controls
141
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
141
Flash-to-Pass
142
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
142
Automatic Headlamp System
142
Hazard Warning Flashers
143
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
143
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
144
Courtesy Lamps
144
Dome Lamps
144
Entry Lighting
145
Exit Lighting
145
Battery Power Protection
146
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
150
Air Intake
154
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
154
Driver Behavior
157
Driving Environment
157
Vehicle Design
157
Distracted Driving
157
Defensive Driving
158
Drunk Driving
158
Control of a Vehicle
159
Braking
159
Steering
159
Off-Road Recovery
160
Loss of Control
160
Driving on Wet Roads
161
Hill and Mountain Roads
161
Winter Driving
162
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
163
New Vehicle Break-In
168
Ignition Positions
168
Starting the Engine
170
Stop/Start System
171
Engine Heater
172
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
174
Shifting Into Park
174
Shifting out of Park
175
Parking over Things That Burn
176
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
181
Parking Brake
181
Brake Assist
182
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
183
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
189
Park Assist
191
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
192
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
194
Top Tier Fuel
197
Recommended Fuel
198
Prohibited Fuels
198
Fuels in Foreign Countries
198
Fuel Additives
198
Filling the Tank
199
California Proposition 65 Warning
204
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
205
Doing Your Own Service Work
205
Hood
206
Engine Compartment Overview
208
Engine Oil
211
Engine Oil Life System
213
Automatic Transmission Fluid
214
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
215
Cooling System
216
Engine Overheating
220
Washer Fluid
221
Brakes
222
Brake Fluid
223
Battery - North America
224
All-Wheel Drive
225
Starter Switch Check
225
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
225
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
225
Wiper Blade Replacement
226
Windshield Replacement
227
Gas Strut(s)
227
Halogen Bulbs
229
LED Lighting
229
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
229
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
231
Electrical System Overload
233
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
233
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
234
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
237
Tires
240
All-Season Tires
241
Winter Tires
241
Summer Tires
242
Tire Sidewall Labeling
242
Tire Designations
244
Tire Terminology and Definitions
245
Tire Pressure
248
Tire Pressure Monitor System
249
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
250
Tire Inspection
253
Tire Rotation
253
When It Is Time for New Tires
254
Buying New Tires
255
Different Size Tires and Wheels
256
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
257
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
258
Wheel Replacement
259
Tire Chains
259
If a Tire Goes Flat
260
Tire Changing
261
Exterior Care
272
Interior Care
277
General Information
281
Maintenance Schedule
283
Special Application Services
288
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
291
Maintenance Replacement Parts
292
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
294
Capacities and Specifications
295
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
298
Customer Assistance Offices
300
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
301
Online Owner Center
301
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
302
Roadside Assistance Program
302
Scheduling Service Appointments
304
Courtesy Transportation Program
304
Collision Damage Repair
305
Publication Ordering Information
307
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
308
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
309
Event Data Recorders
310
OnStar
311
Emergency
313
Security
314
Navigation
320
Connections
321
Index_A
324
Index_B
325
Index_C
325
Index_D
326
Index_E
327
Index_F
327
Index_G
328
Index_H
328
Index_I
328
Index_J
328
Index_K
329
Index_L
329
Index_M
329
Index_N
330
Index_O
330
Index_P
330
Index_R
331
Index_S
331
Index_T
333
Index_U
333
Index_V
333
Index_W
334

FAQ about the 2019 Buick Encore Manual

What contains the 2019 Encore manual?

The Buick Encore owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Encore. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Buick Encore 2019 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Buick Encore, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Buick Encore
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2019 Buick Encore Owners Manual?

The Buick Encore owner manual for the 2019 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Buick Encore year 2019 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2019 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Buick Encore (2019) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2019 is available in English.

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