Buick Regal: Additional Required Services - Scheduled Maintenance - Service and Maintenance - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Additional Required Services

Every 12 000 km/7,500 Miles

► Rotate tires. Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km/ 7,500 miles. See Tire Rotation .

At Each Fuel Stop

► Engine oil level check. See Engine Oil .

► Engine coolant level check. See Engine Coolant .

► Windshield washer fluid level check. See Washer Fluid .

Once a Month

► Tire inflation check. See Tire Pressure .

► Tire wear inspection. See Tire Inspection .

► Sunroof track and seal inspection, if equipped. See Sunroof .

Once a Year

► See Starter Switch Check .

► See Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check .

► See Ignition Transmission Lock Check .

► See Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check .

► Accelerator pedal check for damage, high effort, or binding.

Replace if needed.

► Underbody flushing service.

► Hood/Decklid/Liftgate/Liftglass Support Gas Strut Service:

Visually inspect gas strut, if equipped, for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the gas strut. Contact your dealer if service is required

Once Every Two Years

► Vehicles using DOT 4 brake fluid only: Change brake/clutch hydraulic fluid at a regular maintenance service every two years.

First Engine Oil Change After Every 40 000 km/25,000 Miles

► Passenger compartment air filter replacement (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). More frequent replacement may be needed if you drive in areas with heavy traffic, areas with poor air quality, or areas with high dust levels.

Replacement may also be needed if you notice reduced air flow, windows fogging up, or odors. Your dealer can help you determine when it is the right time to replace the filter.

First Engine Oil Change After Every 80 000 km/50,000 Miles

► Engine air cleaner filter replacement. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter .

► Automatic transmission fluid change (severe service) for vehicles mainly driven in heavy city traffic in hot weather, in hilly or mountainous terrain, or used for taxi, police, or delivery service. See Automatic Transmission Fluid .

► Evaporative control system inspection. Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up, routing, and condition.

Check that the purge valve, if the vehicle has one, works properly. Replace as needed. An Emission Control Service. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the California Air Resources Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded.

First Engine Oil Change After Every 160 000 km/100,000 Miles

► Automatic transmission fluid change (normal service). See Automatic Transmission Fluid .

► Spark plug replacement and spark plug wires inspection.

An Emission Control Service.

First Engine Oil Change After Every 240 000 km/150,000 Miles

► Engine cooling system drain, flush, and refill (or every five years, whichever occurs first). See Cooling System . An Emission Control Service.

► Engine drive belts inspection for fraying, excessive cracks, or obvious damage (or every 10 years, whichever occurs first). Replace, if needed

    Every Engine Oil Change
    ► Change engine oil and filter. Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil  and Engine Oil Life System . An Emission Control Service. ► Engine coolant level check. See Engine Coolant . ...

    See also:

    Ignition switch position
    LOCK Without the immobilizer The steering wheel locks to protect against theft. The ignition key can be removed only in the LOCK position. When turning the ignition switch to the LOCK position, ...

    Lane Change Assist
    Tap the lever up or down once, without moving beyond the detent, and the turn signal (right or left) will flash three times then automatically turn off. ...

    Cupholders
    Two cupholders are in the center console. Slide the door open to access them. Cupholders may be located in the second row seat armrest. To access, pull the armrest down. ...