Buick Encore: Wheels and Tires / Tire Inspection

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Vehicle Care / Wheels and Tires / Tire Inspection

We recommend that the tires, including the spare tire, if the vehicle has one, be inspected for signs of wear or damage at least once a month.

Replace the tire if:

  • The indicators at three or more places around the tire can be seen.
  • There is cord or fabric showing through the tire's rubber.
  • The tread or sidewall is cracked, cut, or snagged deep enough to show cord or fabric.
  •  The tire has a bump, bulge, or split.
  • The tire has a puncture, cut, or other damage that cannot be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage.

    TPMS Sensor Matching Process

    Each TPMS sensor has a unique identification code. The identification code needs to be matched to a new tire/wheel position after rotating the vehicle’s tires or replacing one or more of the TPMS sensors...

    Tire Rotation

    Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km (7,500 mi). See Maintenance Schedule. Tires are rotated to achieve a more uniform wear for all tires. The first rotation is the most important...

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    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Driving on Wet Roads


    Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles and deep-standing or flowing water. Warning Wet brakes can cause crashes...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: How Does an Airbag Restrain?


    In moderate to severe frontal or near frontal collisions, even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions, even belted occupants can contact the inside of the vehicle. Airbags supplement the protection provided by seat belts by distributing the force of the impact more evenly over the occupant's body...

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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.

    Buick Encore. Seat Adjustment

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