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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    Checking the coolant level
    Only check the coolant level when the vehicle is on a level surface and the engine has cooled down. Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. On vehicles with KEYLESS-GO, press the ...

    Adding equipment to or modifying your air bag-equipped vehicle
    If you modify your vehicle by changing your vehicle's frame, bumper system, front end or side sheet metal or ride height, this may affect the operation of your vehicle's air bag system. ...

    When there is a malfunction in the system
    If a system malfunction is detected due to any of the following reasons, warning lights will turn on: ●There is a malfunction with the sensors ●The sensors have become dirty ●Th ...