Buick Encore: Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators / Airbag Readiness Light

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Instruments and Controls / Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators / Airbag Readiness Light

This light shows if there is an electrical problem with the airbag system. It is located in the instrument cluster. The system check includes the airbag sensor(s), the passenger sensing system (if equipped), the pretensioners, the airbag modules, the wiring, and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For more information on the airbag system, see Airbag System.

Buick Encore. Airbag Readiness Light

The airbag readiness light comes on for several seconds when the vehicle is started. If the light does not come on then, have it fixed immediately.

Warning

If the airbag readiness light stays on after the vehicle is started or comes on while driving, it means the airbag system might not be working properly. The airbags in the vehicle might not inflate in a crash, or they could even inflate without a crash. To help avoid injury, have the vehicle serviced right away.

If there is a problem with the airbag system, a Driver Information Center (DIC) message may also come on.

    Seat Belt Reminders

    Driver Seat Belt Reminder Light There is a driver seat belt reminder light on the instrument cluster. When the vehicle is started, this light flashes and a chime may come on to remind the driver to fasten the seat belt...

    Passenger Airbag Status Indicator

    The vehicle has a passenger sensing system. See Passenger Sensing System for important safety information. The instrument panel has a passenger airbag status indicator...

    Other information:

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)


    This light is part of the vehicle’s emission control on-board diagnostic system. If this light is on while the engine is running, a malfunction has been detected and the vehicle may require service. The light should come on to show that it is working when the ignition is in Service Mode...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Interior Mirrors


    Interior Rearview Mirrors Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear view of the area behind your vehicle. If equipped with OnStar, the vehicle may have three control buttons at the bottom of the mirror. See OnStar Overview. To avoid accidental OnStar calls, clean the mirror with the ignition off...

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    Exterior Lamp Controls

    Buick Encore. Exterior Lamp Controls

    The exterior lamp control is on the instrument panel to the left of the steering column.

    There are four positions:

    Buick Encore. Exterior Lamp Controls : Turns the exterior lamps off and deactivates the AUTO mode. Turn Buick Encore. Exterior Lamp Controls again to reactivate the AUTO mode.

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