Buick Encore: Introduction

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Introduction

About Driving the Vehicle

As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or a crash. Be sure to read the driving guidelines in this manual in the section called “Driving and Operating” and specifically Driver Behavior, Driving Environment, and Vehicle Design.

Danger, Warning, and Caution

Warning messages found on vehicle labels and in this manual describe hazards and what to do to avoid or reduce them.

Danger

Danger indicates a hazard with a high level of risk which will result in serious injury or death.

Warning

Warning indicates a hazard that could result in injury or death.

Caution

Caution indicates a hazard that could result in property or vehicle damage.

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A circle with a slash through it is a safety symbol which means “Do not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.”

Symbols

The vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols are shown along with the text describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, control, message, gauge, or indicator.

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Vehicle Symbol Chart

Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean. See the features in this manual for information.

Buick Encore. Introduction : Air Conditioning System

Buick Encore. Introduction : Air Conditioning Refrigerant Oil

Buick Encore. Introduction : Airbag Readiness Light

Buick Encore. Introduction : Antilock Brake System (ABS)

Buick Encore. Introduction : Brake System Warning Light

Buick Encore. Introduction : Dispose of Used Components Properly

Buick Encore. Introduction : Do Not Apply High Pressure Water

Buick Encore. Introduction : Engine Coolant Temperature

Buick Encore. Introduction : Flame/Fire Prohibited

Buick Encore. Introduction : Flammable

Buick Encore. Introduction :Forward Collision Alert

Buick Encore. Introduction : Fuse Block Cover Lock Location

Buick Encore. Introduction : Fuses

Buick Encore. Introduction : ISOFIX/LATCH System Child Restraints

Buick Encore. Introduction : Keep Fuse Block Covers Properly Installed

Buick Encore. Introduction : Lane Change Alert

Buick Encore. Introduction : Lane Departure Warning

Buick Encore. Introduction : Lane Keep Assist

Buick Encore. Introduction : Malfunction Indicator Lamp

Buick Encore. Introduction : Oil Pressure

Buick Encore. Introduction : Park Assist

Buick Encore. Introduction : Pedestrian Ahead Indicator

Buick Encore. Introduction : Power

Buick Encore. Introduction : Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Buick Encore. Introduction : Registered Technician

Buick Encore. Introduction : Remote Vehicle Start

Buick Encore. Introduction : Seat Belt Reminders

Buick Encore. Introduction : Side Blind Zone Alert

Buick Encore. Introduction : Stop/Start

Buick Encore. Introduction : Tire Pressure Monitor

Buick Encore. Introduction : Traction Control/StabiliTrak/Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Buick Encore. Introduction : Under Pressure

Buick Encore. Introduction : Vehicle Ahead Indicator

Instrument Panel Overview

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  1. Air Vents
  2. Turn Signal Lever. Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
  3. Instrument Cluster
  4. Driver Information Center (DIC) Display.
  5. Windshield Wiper/Washer. Rear Window Wiper/Washer.
  6. Light Sensor.
  7. Infotainment Controls.
  8. Climate Control Systems
  9. Instrument Panel Storage
  10. Shift Lever.
  11. Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control. Hazard Warning Flashers. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator.
  12. Park Assist (If Equipped).
  13. Lane Departure Warning (LDW)(If Equipped).
  14. Engine START/STOP button.
  15. Steering Wheel Controls
  16. Horn
  17. Steering Wheel Adjustment
  18. Cruise Control. Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System (If Equipped).
  19. Hood Release.
  20. Instrument Panel Storage
  21. Data Link Connector (DLC) (Out of View).
  22. Exterior Lamp Controls. Instrument Panel Illumination Control

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    Seat Adjustment

    Warning

    You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a driver seat while the vehicle is moving. Adjust the driver seat only when the vehicle is not moving.

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