Buick Regal: StabiliTrak® System - Ride Control Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: StabiliTrak® System

The vehicle may have a vehicle stability enhancement system called StabiliTrak. It is an advanced computer-controlled system that assists with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.

StabiliTrak activates when the computer senses a difference between the intended path and the direction the vehicle is actually traveling. StabiliTrak selectively applies braking pressure to the vehicle brakes to help steer the vehicle in the intended direction.

StabiliTrak comes on automatically whenever the vehicle is started.

To assist with directional control of the vehicle, the system should always be left on.

When StabiliTrak activates, A noise may be heard or vibration may be felt in the brake pedal. flashes on the instrument panel.

A noise may be heard or vibration may be felt in the brake pedal.

This is normal. Continue to steer the vehicle in the intended direction.

See Traction Control System (TCS)/ StabiliTrak® Light  for more information.

If a problem is detected with StabiliTrak, SERVICE STABILITRAK is displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC).

See Ride Control System Messages . When this message is displayed and Driving should be adjusted accordingly. comes on and stays on, the vehicle is safe to drive but the system is not operational.

Driving should be adjusted accordingly.

If To reset: comes on and stays on, reset the system.

To reset:

1. Stop the vehicle.

2. Turn the engine off and waiting 15 seconds.

3. Start the engine.

If With Interactive Drive Control System still comes on and stays on, the vehicle needs service.

Without Interactive Drive Control System With Interactive Drive Control System

► To turn off both StabiliTrak and TCS, press and hold the TCS/ StabiliTrak button, located on the instrument panel, until  and Without Interactive Drive Control System

► To turn off both StabiliTrak and TCS, press and hold the TCS/ StabiliTrak button, located on the instrument panel, until illuminate and the appropriate DIC message is displayed. and See Ride Control System Messages . illuminate and the appropriate DIC message is displayed.

See Ride Control System Messages .

When StabiliTrak is turned off, the system will not assist with directional control of the vehicle or limit wheel spin. Driving should be adjusted accordingly.

See StabiliTrak® OFF Light  for more information.

► Press and release the TCS/ StabiliTrak button again to turn the system back on.

If cruise control is being used when StabiliTrak activates, cruise control will automatically disengage.

Press the cruise control button to reengage when road conditions allow. See Cruise Control  for more information.

    Traction Control System (TCS)
    The vehicle may have a Traction Control System (TCS) that limits wheel slip. The system operates if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are slipping or beginning to lose traction. When this ...

    Interactive Drive Control System
    The vehicle may have the Interactive Drive Control System (IDCS). IDCS adapts to the driving style and preference of the driver within one of three driving modes: Standard: Use for normal city and ...

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