Buick Regal: Underbody Maintenance - Exterior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Underbody Maintenance

Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on the underbody. If these are not removed, corrosion and rust can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan, and exhaust system even though they have corrosion protection.

At least every spring, flush these materials from the underbody with plain water. Clean any areas where mud and debris can collect. Dirt packed in close areas of the frame should be loosened before being flushed. Your dealer or an underbody car washing system can do this.

    Finish Damage
    Any stone chips, fractures, or deep scratches in the finish should be repaired right away. Bare metal will corrode quickly and may develop into major repair expense. Minor chips and scratches can be ...

    Chemical Paint Spotting
    Some weather and atmospheric conditions can create a chemical fallout. Airborne pollutants can fall upon and attack painted surfaces on the vehicle. This damage can take two forms: blotchy, ring-shape ...

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    Turning a Function On or Off
    1. Turn the Menu knob to highlight the function. 2. Press SELECT to turn the function on or off. ...

    Airbags
    1. Front airbag, driver 2. Front airbag, front passenger 3. Head airbag 4. Side airbag 5. Knee airbags Front airbags Front airbags help protect the driver and front passenger by responding t ...

    Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats)
    WARNING: Do not modify or replace the front seats: Modifying or replacing the front seats such as replacing the upholstery or loosening any bolts is dangerous. The front seats contain air bag comp ...