2020 Buick Encore Owner's Manual

2020 Buick Encore owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Buick
Model:
Encore
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.28 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
Keys
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
16
Door Locks
17
Power Door Locks
18
Delayed Locking
19
Automatic Door Locks
19
Lockout Protection
19
Vehicle Alarm System
21
Immobilizer
22
Convex Mirrors
23
Power Mirrors
24
Folding Mirrors
24
Heated Mirrors
24
Interior Rearview Mirrors
25
Manual Rearview Mirror
25
Power Windows
26
Seat Adjustment
32
Power Seat Adjustment
33
Lumbar Adjustment
33
Reclining Seatbacks
33
Memory Seats
35
Front Seat Armrest
37
Heated Front Seats
37
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
44
Lap-Shoulder Belt
46
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
49
Seat Belt Extender
50
Safety System Check
50
Seat Belt Care
50
Where Are the Airbags?
53
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
54
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
55
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
56
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
56
Passenger Sensing System
57
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
62
Airbag System Check
63
Older Children
64
Infants and Young Children
65
Child Restraint Systems
68
Where to Put the Restraint
69
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
71
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
78
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
79
Instrument Panel Storage
84
Glove Box
84
Cupholders
85
Underseat Storage
85
Cargo Cover
86
Cargo Management System
86
Convenience Net
87
Steering Wheel Adjustment
90
Steering Wheel Controls
90
Heated Steering Wheel
90
Horn
90
Windshield Wiper/Washer
90
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
92
Compass
93
Clock
94
Instrument Cluster
96
Speedometer
97
Odometer
97
Trip Odometer
98
Tachometer
98
Fuel Gauge
98
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
99
Seat Belt Reminders
100
Airbag Readiness Light
100
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
101
Charging System Light
102
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light - Capless)
102
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light - Capped)
104
Brake System Warning Light
106
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
106
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
107
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
107
Traction Off Light
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
Immobilizer Light
109
High-Beam On Light
109
Front Fog Lamp Light
110
Lamps On Reminder
110
Cruise Control Light
110
Engine Power Messages
114
Vehicle Speed Messages
114
Universal Remote System Programming
120
Exterior Lamp Controls
124
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
124
Flash-to-Pass
125
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
125
Automatic Headlamp System
125
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
126
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
127
Courtesy Lamps
127
Dome Lamps
127
Entry Lighting
128
Exit Lighting
128
Battery Power Protection
129
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
133
Air Intake
137
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
137
Driver Behavior
140
Driving Environment
140
Vehicle Design
140
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
141
Distracted Driving
141
Defensive Driving
142
Drunk Driving
142
Control of a Vehicle
142
Braking
142
Steering
143
Off-Road Recovery
144
Loss of Control
144
Driving on Wet Roads
145
Hill and Mountain Roads
146
Winter Driving
146
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
147
New Vehicle Break-In
152
Ignition Positions
152
Starting the Engine
154
Engine Heater
155
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
157
Shifting Into Park
157
Shifting out of Park
158
Parking over Things That Burn
159
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
164
Parking Brake
165
Brake Assist
165
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
166
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
172
Park Assist
174
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
175
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
177
Top Tier Fuel
180
Recommended Fuel
181
Prohibited Fuels
181
Fuels in Foreign Countries
181
Fuel Additives
181
Filling the Tank (Capless Fuel Fill)
182
Filling the Tank (Capped Fuel Fill)
183
California Proposition 65 Warning
188
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
189
Doing Your Own Service Work
189
Hood
190
Engine Compartment Overview
192
Engine Oil
193
Engine Oil Life System
195
Automatic Transmission Fluid
196
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
197
Cooling System
198
Engine Overheating
201
Washer Fluid
202
Brakes
203
Brake Fluid
204
Battery - North America
205
All-Wheel Drive
205
Starter Switch Check
205
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
206
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
206
Wiper Blade Replacement
207
Windshield Replacement
208
Halogen Bulbs
210
LED Lighting
210
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
210
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
211
Electrical System Overload
213
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
214
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
214
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
218
Tires
221
All-Season Tires
222
Winter Tires
222
Tire Sidewall Labeling
223
Tire Designations
225
Tire Terminology and Definitions
225
Tire Pressure
228
Tire Pressure Monitor System
229
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
230
Tire Inspection
233
Tire Rotation
233
When It Is Time for New Tires
234
Buying New Tires
235
Different Size Tires and Wheels
237
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
237
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
239
Wheel Replacement
239
Tire Chains
240
If a Tire Goes Flat
240
Tire Changing
241
Exterior Care
253
Interior Care
257
General Information
262
Maintenance Schedule
264
Special Application Services
269
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
273
Maintenance Replacement Parts
274
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
276
Capacities and Specifications
277
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
280
Customer Assistance Offices
282
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
283
Online Owner Center
283
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
283
Roadside Assistance Program
284
Scheduling Service Appointments
285
Courtesy Transportation Program
286
Collision Damage Repair
287
Publication Ordering Information
289
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
290
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
291
Cybersecurity
292
Event Data Recorders
292
OnStar
293
Emergency
295
Security
296
Navigation
300
Connections
301
Index_A
303
Index_B
304
Index_C
304
Index_D
305
Index_E
306
Index_F
306
Index_G
307
Index_H
307
Index_I
307
Index_J
307
Index_K
308
Index_L
308
Index_M
308
Index_N
309
Index_O
309
Index_P
309
Index_R
310
Index_S
310
Index_T
312
Index_U
312
Index_V
312
Index_W
313

FAQ about the 2020 Buick Encore Manual

What contains the 2020 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 2020 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2020 Buick Encore Owners Manual?

The Buick Encore owner manual for the 2020 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Buick Encore year 2020 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2020 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Buick Encore (2020) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2020 is available in English.

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