Buick Regal: AM-FM Radio - Radio - Infotainment System - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: AM-FM Radio

Control Buttons

The buttons used to control the radio are:

RADIO/BAND: Press to turn the radio on and choose between AM, FM, and XM™, if equipped.

(Menu/Select): Turn to search for stations and press to navigate the available menus. (Menu/Select): Turn to search for stations and press to navigate the available menus.

INFO: Press to display additional information that may be available for the current song.

Press to search for stations. Press to search for stations.

Buttons 1 to 6: Press to select preset stations.

FAV 1/2/3: Press to open the favorites list and select favorites pages.

AS 1/2: Press to open the autostore list and select autostore pages.

RDS (Radio Data System)

The radio may have RDS. The RDS feature is available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. This feature only works when the information from the radio station is available. In rare cases, a radio station could broadcast incorrect information that causes the radio features to work improperly.

If this happens, contact the radio station.

While the radio is tuned to an FM-RDS station, the station name or call letters display.

Radio Menus

Radio menus are available for AM and FM.

Push the knob to open the main radio menu for that band. knob to open the main radio menu for that band.

Selecting a Band

Press the RADIO/BAND button to choose AM, FM, or XM™, if equipped. The last station that was playing starts playing again

Selecting a Station

Seek Tuning

If the radio station is not known:

Briefly press to automatically search for the next available station. If a station is not found, the radio switches to a more sensitive search level. If a station still is not found, the frequency that was last active begins to play. to automatically search for the next available station. If a station is not found, the radio switches to a more sensitive search level. If a station still is not found, the frequency that was last active begins to play.

If the radio station is known:

Press and holds until the station on the display is reached, then release the button. until the station on the display is reached, then release the button.

Manual Tuning

Turn the knob to select the frequency on the display. knob to select the frequency on the display.

Favorites List

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select Favorites List.
3. Select the station.

Station Lists

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select AM or FM Station List. All receivable stations in the current reception area are displayed. If a station list has not been created, an automatic station search is done.
3. Select the station.

Category Lists

Most stations that broadcast an RDS program-type code specify the type of programming transmitted.

Some stations change the program type code depending on the content. The system stores the RDS stations sorted by program type in the FM category list.

To search for a programming type determined by station:

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select FM Category List. A list of all programming types available displays.
3. Select the programming type.

A list of stations that transmit programming of the selected type displays.
4. Select the station.

The category lists are updated when the station lists are updated.

Updating Station & Category Lists

If stations stored in the station list can no longer be received:

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select Update AM or FM Station List, if the stations stored in the station list are no longer received. A station search will be completed and the first station in the updated list will play.

To cancel the station search, press the knob. knob.

Storing a Station as a Favorite

Stations from all bands can be stored in any order in the favorite pages.

Up to six stations can be stored in each favorite page and the number of available favorite pages can be set.

Storing Stations

To store the station to a position in the list, press the corresponding numeric button 1 to 6 until a beep is heard. The stored station will begin playback.

Retrieving Stations

Press the FAV 1/2/3 button to open a favorite page or to switch to another favorite page. Briefly press one of the 1 to 6 buttons to retrieve the station.

Autostore Stations

AS 1/2 (Autostore): Autostore searches and stores six FM and six AM stations with the strongest signal. To use autostore:

1. Press RADIO/BAND to select FM or AM.
2. Press AS 1/2 for at least two seconds. The radio then searches for available stations.
3. The radio automatically stores the six strongest stations found as autostore presets.

Press the AS 1/2 button to alternate between the autostore stations and favorites.

AS displays on the radio when using autostore presets.

Autostore does not delete previously stored favorite stations.

Autostore does not function with XM radio stations.

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