Buick Encore: Driving Information / Off-Road Recovery

Buick Encore 2020-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving and Operating / Driving Information / Off-Road Recovery

Buick Encore. Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

  1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.
  2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.
  3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

    Steering

    Caution To avoid damage to the steering system, do not drive over curbs, parking barriers, or similar objects at speeds greater than 3 km/h (1 mph)...

    Loss of Control

    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force...

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    Buick Encore 2020-2024 Owner's Manual: Door Locks


    Warning Unlocked doors can be dangerous. Passengers, especially children, can easily open the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. The doors can be unlocked and opened while the vehicle is moving. The chance of being thrownout of the vehicle in a crash is increased if the doors are not locked...

    Buick Encore 2020-2024 Owner's Manual: Traction Off Light


    This light comes on briefly while starting the engine. If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working normally, the indicator light then turns off. The traction off light comes on when the Traction Control System (TCS) has been turned off by pressing and releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak/ESC button...

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