Buick Encore: Child Restraints / Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Seats and Restraints / Child Restraints / Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash

Warning

A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle. A damaged LATCH system may not properly secure the child restraint, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. To help make sure the LATCH system is working properly after a crash, see your dealer to have the system inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible.

If the vehicle has the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed.

New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash.

    Head Restraint Removal and Reinstallation

    The rear outboard head restraints can be removed if they interfere with the proper installation of the child restraint. To remove the head restraint: Partially fold the seatback forward...

    Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)

    When securing a child restraint with the seat belts in a rear seat position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle...

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    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Radio Reception


    Unplug electronic devices from the accessory power outlets if there is interference or static in the radio. FM FM signals only reach about 16 to 65 km (10 to 40 mi). Although the radio has a built-in electronic circuit that automatically works to reduce interference, some static can occur, especially around tall buildings or hills, causing the sound to fade in and out...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Compact Spare Tire


    Warning Driving with more than one compact spare tire at a time could result in loss of braking and handling. This could lead to a crash and you or others could be injured. Use only one compact spare tire at a time. If this vehicle has a compact spare tire, it was fully inflated when new; however, it can lose air over time...

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    Vehicle Alarm System

    If equipped with an anti-theft alarm system, the indicator light, on the instrument panel near the windshield, shows the status of the system.

    Buick Encore. Vehicle Alarm System

    Off : Alarm system is disarmed.

    On Solid : Vehicle is secured during the delay to arm the system.

    Fast Flast : Vehicle is unsecured. A door, the liftgate, or the hood is open.

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