Buick Encore: Keys and Locks / Lockout Protection

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Keys, Doors, and Windows / Keys and Locks / Lockout Protection

If the vehicle is on or in ACC/ACCESSORY and the power door lock switch is pressed with the driver door open, all the doors will lock and only the driver door will unlock.

If the vehicle is off and locking is requested while a door is open, when all doors are closed the vehicle will check for RKE transmitters inside. If an RKE transmitter is detected and the number of RKE transmitters inside has not reduced, the driver door will unlock and the horn will chirp three times.

Lockout Protection can be manually overridden with the driver door open by pressing and holding Buick Encore. Lockout Protection on the power door lock switch.

Open Door Anti-Lockout

If Open Door Anti-Lockout has been turned on and the vehicle is off, the driver door is open, and locking is requested, all the doors will lock and the driver door will remain unlocked. The Open Door Anti-Lockout feature can be turned on or off. See Vehicle Personalization (8 Inch Screen) or Vehicle Personalization (7 Inch Screen).

    Automatic Door Locks

    The doors will lock automatically when all doors are closed, the ignition is on, and the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park). If a vehicle door is unlocked, and then opened and closed, the doors will lock either when your foot is removed from the brake or the vehicle speed becomes faster than 13 km/h (8 mph)...

    Safety Locks

    The rear door safety locks prevent passengers from opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle. Manual Safety Locks If equipped, the safety lock is located on the inside edge of the rear doors...

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    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Automatic Headlamp System


    When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamp control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. See Exterior Lamp Controls. The vehicle has a light sensor on top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is not covered, or the headlamps will be on when they are not needed...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Gas Strut(s)


    This vehicle is equipped with gas strut(s) to provide assistance in lifting and holding open the hood/trunk/liftgate system in full open position. Warning If the gas struts that hold open the hood, trunk, and/or liftgate fail, you or others could be seriously injured...

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    Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Buick Encore. Steering Wheel Adjustment

    To adjust the steering wheel:

    Pull the lever down. Move the steering wheel up or down. Pull or push the steering wheel closer or away from you. Lift the lever up to lock the steering wheel in place.

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