2023 Buick Encore GX Owner's Manual

2023 Buick Encore GX owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
Buick
Model:
Encore GX
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.99 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys
8
Remote Key
9
Remote Key Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
17
Power Door Locks
18
Delayed Locking
18
Automatic Door Locks
19
Lockout Protection
19
Vehicle Alarm System
26
Immobilizer
27
Convex Mirrors
28
Power Mirrors
28
Folding Mirrors
28
Heated Mirrors
28
Interior Rearview Mirrors
29
Manual Rearview Mirror
29
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
29
Power Windows
32
Seat Adjustment
37
Power Seat Adjustment
37
Reclining Seatbacks
38
Lumbar Adjustment
39
Memory Seats
40
Heated Front Seats
42
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
46
Lap-Shoulder Belt
48
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
51
Seat Belt Extender
51
Safety System Check
52
Seat Belt Care
52
Where Are the Airbags?
54
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
55
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
56
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
56
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
57
Passenger Sensing System
58
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
62
Airbag System Check
62
Older Children
63
Infants and Young Children
64
Child Restraint Systems
66
Where to Put the Restraint
68
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
69
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
74
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
75
Glove Box
80
Cupholders
80
Rear Compartment/Storage Panel Cover
81
Cargo Cover
82
Cargo Tie-Downs
82
Cargo Management System
82
Convenience Net
83
Steering Wheel Adjustment
86
Heated Steering Wheel
86
Horn
86
Windshield Wiper/Washer
86
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
88
Compass
89
Clock
89
Power Outlets
89
Instrument Cluster
94
Speedometer
97
Odometer
97
Trip Odometer
97
Tachometer
97
Fuel Gauge
97
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
98
Seat Belt Reminders
99
Airbag Readiness Light
100
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
100
Charging System Light
101
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
101
Brake System Warning Light
103
Electric Parking Brake Light
103
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
104
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
104
All-Wheel-Drive Light
104
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
104
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
105
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
105
Traction Off Light
105
StabiliTrak OFF Light
106
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
106
Tire Pressure Light
106
Engine Oil Pressure Light
107
Low Fuel Warning Light
107
Security Light
107
High-Beam On Light
108
Front Fog Lamp Light
108
Lamps On Reminder
108
Cruise Control Light
108
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
109
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
111
Engine Power Messages
118
Universal Remote System Programming
118
Exterior Lamp Controls
122
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
123
Flash-to-Pass
124
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
124
Automatic Headlamp System
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
125
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
125
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
126
Courtesy Lamps
126
Dome Lamps
126
Entry Lighting
127
Exit Lighting
127
Battery Load Management
128
Battery Power Protection
128
Overview
130
Steering Wheel Controls
131
Using the System
132
AM-FM Radio
134
HD Radio Technology
136
Radio Data System (RDS)
136
Satellite Radio
137
Radio Reception
137
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
138
USB Port
138
Auxiliary Jack
140
Using the Navigation System
141
Maps
144
Navigation Symbols
145
Destination
145
Global Positioning System (GPS)
151
Vehicle Positioning
151
Problems with Route Guidance
151
If the System Needs Service
152
Map Data Updates
152
Database Coverage Explanations
152
Bluetooth (Overview)
157
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
158
Teen Driver
166
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
180
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
183
Driver Behavior
185
Driving Environment
185
Vehicle Design
185
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
185
Distracted Driving
186
Defensive Driving
186
Impaired Driving
186
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
187
Off-Road Recovery
188
Loss of Control
188
Driving on Wet Roads
189
Hill and Mountain Roads
189
Winter Driving
190
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
191
New Vehicle Break-In
194
Ignition Positions
195
Starting the Engine
196
Stop/Start System
197
Winter Cover
198
Engine Heater
200
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
201
Shifting Into Park
201
Shifting out of Park
202
Parking over Things That Burn
202
Electric Brake Boost
206
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
206
Electric Parking Brake
207
Brake Assist
208
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
223
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
223
Surround Vision System
224
Park Assist
226
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
226
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
228
Assistance Systems for Driving
228
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
228
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
231
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
232
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
234
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
234
Top Tier Fuel
238
Recommended Fuel
238
Prohibited Fuels
238
Fuels in Foreign Countries
239
Fuel Additives
239
Filling the Tank
239
General Towing Information
241
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
241
Trailer Towing
244
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
251
Doing Your Own Service Work
252
Hood
252
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
257
Engine Oil Life System
259
Automatic Transmission Fluid
259
Engine Air Filter Life System
260
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
260
Cooling System
261
Engine Overheating
265
Washer Fluid
266
Brakes
267
Brake Pad Life System
267
Brake Fluid
268
Battery - North America
269
All-Wheel Drive
271
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
271
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
271
Wiper Blade Replacement
271
Windshield Replacement
272
Halogen Bulbs
274
LED Lighting
274
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
274
Front Turn Signal and Fog Lamps
275
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (Base Level)
276
Electrical System Overload
279
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
280
Where To Find Fuse Maps for Your Vehicle
281
Where To Find Fuse Maps for Your Vehicle
281
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
281
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
284
Tires
286
All-Season Tires
287
Winter Tires
287
Tire Sidewall Labeling
288
Tire Designations
289
Tire Terminology and Definitions
290
Tire Pressure
292
Tire Pressure Monitor System
293
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
294
Tire Inspection
297
Tire Rotation
297
When It Is Time for New Tires
298
Buying New Tires
299
Different Size Tires and Wheels
300
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
300
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
301
Wheel Replacement
302
Tire Chains
302
If a Tire Goes Flat
302
Tire Changing
304
Transporting a Disabled Vehicle
311
Exterior Care
315
Interior Care
318
General Information
323
Maintenance Schedule
324
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
326
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
328
Maintenance Replacement Parts
329
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
332
Capacities and Specifications
333
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
336
Customer Assistance Offices
338
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
338
Online Account
338
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
339
Roadside Assistance Program
339
Scheduling Service Appointments
340
Courtesy Transportation Program
341
Collision Damage Repair
341
Publication Ordering Information
343
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
344
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
344
Cybersecurity
345
Event Data Recorders
345
OnStar
346
Emergency
348
Security
348
Navigation
352
Connections
352
Index_A
355
Index_B
356
Index_C
356
Index_D
357
Index_E
358
Index_F
358
Index_G
359
Index_H
359
Index_I
360
Index_J
360
Index_K
360
Index_L
360
Index_M
361
Index_N
361
Index_O
361
Index_P
362
Index_R
362
Index_S
363
Index_T
364
Index_U
365
Index_V
365
Index_W
365

FAQ about the 2023 Buick Encore GX Manual

What contains the 2023 Encore GX manual?

The Buick Encore GX owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Buick to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Buick Encore GX. 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 GX 2023 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Buick Encore GX, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2023 Buick Encore GX Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Buick Encore GX year 2023 free?

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The Buick Encore GX (2023) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2023 is available in English.

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