Buick Regal: Finish Damage - Exterior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: 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 repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in your dealer's body and paint shop.

    Sheet Metal Damage
    If the vehicle is damaged and requires sheet metal repair or replacement, make sure the body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. ...

    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 ...

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    Electrical System Overload
    The vehicle has fuses and circuit breakers to protect against an electrical system overload. When the current electrical load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circui ...

    Conserving electrical current
    Keep the following in mind to help minimize battery drain: When the engine is not running, avoid using ignition mode II. Many electrical systems (the audio system, the optional navigation syste ...

    Removing a wheel
    AMG vehicles: during removal and repositioning of the wheel, the wheel rim can strike the ceramic-brake disc and damage it. Therefore, take precautions and get a second person to assist you. ...