Buick Regal: California Fuel Requirements - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: California Fuel Requirements

If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications.

See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California Emissions Standards, the vehicle will operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance might be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp could turn on and the vehicle might fail a smog-check test.

See Malfunction Indicator Lamp . If this occurs, return to your authorized dealer for diagnosis.

If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs might not be covered by the vehicle warranty.

    Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
    At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada. Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadienyl ...

    Fuels in Foreign Countries
    Never use leaded gasoline or any other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. To check the fuel ...

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    Meters and gauges
     Meters and gauges 1. Tachometer. 2. Speedometer. 3. Warning/indicator lights. 4. Fuel gauge. 5. Odometer/twin trip odometer. 6. Trip odometer change button. 7. Engine coolant temperatur ...

    Fuel filler lid
    Opening the fuel filler lid The fuel filler lid must be opened from inside the vehicle by pushing the fuel filler lid opener button located on the driver’s door. NOTICE: If the fuel filler li ...

    Recirculation/air quality system
    Recirculation This function can be used to shut out exhaust fumes, smoke, etc., from the passenger compartment. The air in the passenger compartment is then recirculated, i.e., no air from outsid ...