Buick Encore: Controls / Compass and Clock

Buick Encore 2020-2024 Owner's Manual / Instruments and Controls / Controls / Compass and Clock

Compass

The vehicle may have a compass display in the Driver Information Center (DIC).

Setting the Compass Zone

Under certain circumstances, such as during a long trip or moving to a new area, the compass zone will need to be reset. If the compass is not set to the correct zone, it may give false readings. The compass zone should be set to the area in which the vehicle is currently traveling.

Use the DIC buttons to set the compass zone:

  1. While the vehicle is in P (Park), press the MENU button to display the DIC menu.
  2. Press and hold SET/CLR while the Set Area display is active.

    Buick Encore. Compass and Clock

  3. Find the vehicle's current location and zone number on the map. Zones 1 through 15 are available.
  4. Use Buick Encore. Compass and Clock Buick Encore. Compass and Clock to change to the correct zone number.
  5. Press SET/CLR to confirm the setting.

The compass system is designed to operate for a certain number of miles or degrees of turn before needing a signal from the GPS satellites. When the compass display shows CAL, drive the vehicle for a short distance in an open area where it can receive a GPS signal. The compass system will automatically determine when a GPS signal is restored and provide a heading again.

Clock

Set the time and date using the infotainment system. See "Time / Date" under Settings (8 Inch Screen) or Settings (7 Inch Screen).

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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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