Buick Regal: Control of a Vehicle - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Control of a Vehicle

The following three systems help to control the vehicle while driving — brakes, steering, and accelerator. At times, as when driving on snow or ice, it is easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide.

Meaning, you can lose control of the vehicle. See Traction Control System (TCS) .

Adding non-dealer accessories can affect vehicle performance. See Accessories and Modifications .

    Drunk Driving
    WARNING Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can be affected by even a small amount of alcohol. You can have a serious — or even f ...

    Braking
    See Brake System Warning Light . Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time. Average reaction ...

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    Heated front seats
    The current seat temperature is shown in the center console display Press the button once for the highest heat level – three indicator lights come on. Press the button twice for a lower heat ...

    Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
    Engine oil and filter The engine oil and filter should be changed at the intervals specified in the maintenance schedule. If the car is being driven in severe conditions, more frequent oil and fi ...

    High/Low-Beam Headlamps (Up-Level)
    The high/low-beam headlamps on the up-level headlamp system are High Intensity Discharge (HID) and should be replaced at the dealer. ...