Buick Encore: Vehicle Checks / Windshield Replacement

Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual / Vehicle Care / Vehicle Checks / Windshield Replacement

Driver Assistance Systems

When a windshield replacement is needed and the vehicle is equipped with a front-looking camera sensor for the Driver Assistance Systems, the windshield must be installed according to GM specifications for these systems to work properly. If it is not, there may be unexpected behavior and/or messages from these systems.

Acoustic Windshield

The vehicle is equipped with an acoustic windshield. If the windshield needs to be replaced, be sure to get an acoustic windshield so you will continue to have the benefits an acoustic windshield can provide.

    Wiper Blade Replacement

    Windshield wiper blades should be replaced periodically. See Maintenance Schedule. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways...

    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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    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: Different Size Tires and Wheels


    If wheels or tires are installed that are a different size than the original equipment wheels and tires, vehicle performance, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, and resistance to rollover may be affected. If the vehicle has electronic systems such as antilock brakes, rollover airbags, traction control, electronic stability control, or All-Wheel Drive, the performance of these systems can also be affected...

    Buick Encore 2020-2022 Owner's Manual: 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. Also, the TPMS sensor matching process should be performed after replacing a spare tire with a road tire containing the TPMS sensor...

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    Safety Locks

    The rear door safety locks prevent passengers from opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle.

    Manual Safety Locks

    Buick Encore. Safety Locks

    If equipped, the safety lock is located on the inside edge of the rear doors. To use the safety lock:

    Insert the key into the safety lock slot and turn it so the slot is in the horizontal position. Close the door. Do the same for the other rear door.

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