1993 Buick Park Avenue Owner's Manual

1993 Buick Park Avenue Manual

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    The 1993 Buick Park Avenue Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part No. 25603705 B First Edition @CopyrightGeneral Motors Corporation 1992 All Rights Reserved 1
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    We support voluntary technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM and the GM Emblem, BUICK, and the BUICK Emblem are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. WE SUPPORT VOLUNTARY ... Motors of Canada Limited" for Buick Motor Division whenever it appears in this manual. Please keep ...
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    Walter Marr and Thomas Buick Buick's chief engineer, Walter L. Man- (left), and ... Flint-Detroit round trip in July 1904. David Buick was building gasolineengines by 1899, and Marr, his .... was reorganized, refinanced and moved from Detroit to Flint. Buick has always been a product innovator. Buick ...
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    ...in 1906. And a Buick was the f i s t car to travel across South America, driven from Buenos Aires, Argentina, over the Andes to Santiago, Chile in 1914. Buick drew plenty ...as Red Cross ambulances so successful that one Buick ambulance was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government....
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    In World War 11, Buick built aircraft engines, tanks and other military hardware. This post-war period brought great styling and engineering changes which resulted in increased sales. The torque converter automatic transmission, Dynaflow, was introduced in the 1948 Roadmaster. Buick's famous "...
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    ..., rich detail and comfortable accommodation. "Buick will provide Premium American Motorcars backed with services that exceed our customers' expectations, throughout the purchase, ownership, service and repurchase experience." Buicks are SUBSTANTIAL. Buicks are ...
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    ... tire or engine overheating. Service and Appearance Care...Here the manual tells you how to keep your Buick running properly and ... how to drive under different conditions. This part tells you how to contact Buick for assistance and how to get service publications. It also gives you information on "...
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    How to Use This Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receivetheir new vehicle. This will help you learn about thefeatures and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and words work together to explainthings ...
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    ... you read other manuals,you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in different words. In this manual, we've used the familiar words and colors that Buick has used for years. You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle....
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    ... EYES BY SHIELDING FASTEN CAUSTIC BATTERY ACID COULD CAUSE BURNS BELTS 4 SEAT WINDSHIELD WASHER 6$ l0 8 'r' -1 RADIO VOLUME > e )tr LIGHTS PC = WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER RADIATOR COOLANT FUEL a TRUNK HATCHBACK RELEASE POWER WINDOW WINDOW DEFOGGER HIGH SPARK OR FLAME ...
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    ... also aboutmemory seats, reclining seatbacks and head restraints. Power Seat Manual Seat c n 3 rn Move the lever under the front seat to ...into place. Front Control (F): Raise the front of the seat by pushing on the left side of the switch. Push on the right side of the ...
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    ... Seat and Mirrors (Option) If your Buick has this option,the control looks like this... entered in memory. Now it's set. When your Buick is in PARK with the ignition ON, push the memory button ...more easily. Push it while you're in PARK with the ignition ON, or anytime with the ignition OFF, to make ...
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    ... the seat. Release the lever tolock the seatback where you want it. Pull up on the lever and the seat will go to its upright position. If you have the power option, it works with the switch on the sideof the seat. Push it back to recline the seat,push it ...
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    I A CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion canbe dangerous. Evenif you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their... when vehicle is in the motion, have the seatback upright. Thensit well back in the seat and wear your safety belt properly. I CAUTION: (Continued)
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    ...anyone ride where they can't wear a A I Slide the head restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the top of your ears. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash. safety belt properly. If you are in a crash and you're not wearing a safety belt, your...
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    when you turn the key to "Run" or "Start" when your safety belt isn't buckled, and you'll hear a tone, too. It's the reminder to buckle up. survive and sometimes walk away. Without belts they could be badly hurt or killed. After 25 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are ...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. When the bike hits the block, it stops. But the child keeps going! For example, if the bike is going 10 mph (16 km/h), so is the child. 20
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    .. I I 'E Take the simplest"car." Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. Put someone on it. 21
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    1 V A -1 " L 1 7 h a J i. t - - Get it up to speed. Then stop the "car." The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 22
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    k or the instrument panel ... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces.That's why safety belts make such good sense. 23
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    ... A: safety belts, not instead of them. Every "air bag" system ever offered for salehas required .... Even if you're in a vehicle that has " air bags," you still have to buckleup to ... beyond your control, such as bad drivers. A: "Air bags," or Supplemental Inflatable Restraint systems, ...
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    ... only for people of adult size. A ...,...*.. CAUTION: When the key .is turned to "Run" or "Start," a light will come on for about eight seconds toxemind people to ... babies and smaller children. a child will be If riding in your Buick, see the section after this one, called "Children." ...
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    Driver Position This section describes the driver's restraint system. Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here's how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat (to see how, see "Seats" in the Index) so you can sit up straight.
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    d n 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. 4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end this section: of Make sure the release button on the buckle faces upward or ...
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    ...you release the handle, try to move it down a little to make sure it has locked into position. You can move the shoulder belt adjuster to the height that is right for you. You can move the adjuster up from a lower position by pushing the bottom of the release handle. 28
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    ... you, follow these guidelines: For a tall person: Use the upper or upper-middle position. For a person of average height: Use a position somewhere in ... .^. For a short person: Use the lower or lower-middle position. Adjust the height so that the shoulderportion of the belt is properly positioned on...
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    @ What's wrong with this? P A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. A CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash yow would move fowuard too much, which could Increase hjury. The shoulder belt should fit ...
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    You can be seriously injuredif your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go over your abdomen. The up belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This couldcause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle nearest you. A: The ...
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    A CAUTION: I You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt wouldapply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as strong as shoulder bones. You ...
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    e." What's wrong with this? A CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to take impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so It can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. To unlatch the belt, just push ...
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    ... Inflatable Restraint System/Supplemental Restraint System (Air Bag) This section explains the driver's Supplemental ... System (SRS) system, commonly referred to as an air bag. Here are the most important things ...crash, your injuries may be much worse. Air bags are hot designed to inflate in rallovers ...
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    ...and the light tells you if there is a problem. ' You will see this light flash for a few seconds you when turn your ignition to "Run" or"Start." Then the light ...when you are driving, your air bag system may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. 35
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    ...considerably higher if the vehicle strikes an object such as a parked car which will move and deform on ...in rollovers, side impacts, or rear impacts where the inflation would provide no occupant protection benefit. , Where is the air bag? The driver's airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. ...
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    What makes an air bag inflate? In a frontal impact of sufficient severity, sensors that strategically located on the vehicle detect the vehicle is suddenly stopping as a result of a crash. These sensors complete an electrical circuit, triggering a chemical reaction of ...
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    ...your vehicle. The air bag system does not need regular maintenance. Your Buick dealer and the 1993 Park Avenue Service Manual have information about the air system, including repair or disposal. bag A CAUTION: For up to 2 minutes after the ...
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    Turn off the ignition. Remove the SlR/SRS (air bag) fuse (see "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in the Index)....be sure to reattach everything and replace the fuse beforeturning the ignition on. When you turn the ignitionkey on, be sure you see the inflatable restraint light on the instrumentpanel....
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    Right Front Passenger Position Center Passenger Position n U U The right front passenger's safety belt ... does,let it go back all theway and start again. i Be sure to use the correct buckle when ...not go fully into the buckle, see if you are using the buckle for the center passenger position. I...
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    When you sit in a center seating position, have a lap you safety belt, which has no retractor. To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plateand pull it alongthe belt. Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lap part of a lap-shoulderbelt. If the belt isn't long enough, see...
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    The positions next to thewindows have lap-shoulder belts. Here's how towear one properly. - Extender" at the end of this section, Make ...all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see "Safety Belt The lap part of the belt...
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    cause serious oreven fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. or The safetybelt locks if there's a sudden stop a crash. IA CAUTION: I You can be seriously hurt your shoulder belt...
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    Children Smaller Childrenand Babies A CAUTION: Smaller children and babies should always be restraint. The restrained in a child or infant instructions for the restraint will say whether it is the right type and size for your child. A very young child's hip bones areso small that a regular belt ...
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    A CAUTION: I CAUTION: (Continued) I Never hold a baby in your arms white riding in a vehicle. A babydoesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy you can't hold it. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a12-pound (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly ...
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    ...secured within the restraint to help reduce thechance of personal injury. The instructions that come with the infant or child restraint will show you how to... properly secure any chiP restraint in your vehicle even when no child i, -- Where to Put the Restraint Accident statistics show that children...
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    ... restraints at one or both of the rear outside seating positions are available Buick at dealerships in Canada. Securing a... anchor installed,you can ask your Buick dealer to put it in for If you want to... has one. if 1. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child restraint. 47
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    2. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 3. Pull out the vehicle's safety belt and run the lap part through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. See if the shoulder belt would go in front of the ...
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    5. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, feed the lap belt into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. ? 5. ' '?
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    ...for an adult or larger child passenger. Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. When you secure achild restraint in a center seating position, you'll be using the lap belt.
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    .... The child restraint instructions will show you how. 2. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child restraint. 3. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 5. Buckle the belt. Make sure the releasebutton faces upward ...
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    ....If the child restraint isn't secure, turn the latch plate over and buckle ... passenger. !. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 3. Pull out the vehicle's safety ... restraint has one. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for thechild restraint. 52
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    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button faces upward or outward, so you'll be able tounbuckle it quickly if you ever need to. 5. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, feed the lap belt back into the retractor while you ...
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    A 1 A I 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. Children who have outgrown child restraints should wear the safety belts. If you have the choice, a child should sit next to a window so the child can wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional ...
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    Accident statistics show that children are safer they if are restrainedin the rear seat. But they need to use the safety belts properly. ' Children who aren't buckled up can strike other people who are. crash, the two children can be crushed together and seriously injured.A belt must be used ...
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    ... the shoulderbelt is still very close tothe child's face orneck, you might want to place the child in the center seat position, the one that has only a lap belt. 1 Here a child sitting in a'seat that has a is lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder is behind part ...
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    ... will be long enough for you. The extender will be just for you, just for the and seat in your vehicle that you choose. Don't let someone else use it...will have to have safety belt parts, like the retractor, replaced or anchorage locations repaired -- even if the belt wasn't being used at the time...
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    If your seat adjuster won't work after a crash, the special part of the safety belt that goes through the seat to the adjuster may need to be replaced. CAUTION: Torn or frayed beltsmay not protect youin a If crash. They can rip apart under impact forces. a beltis torn or frayed, get a new one ...
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    ...& Controls Here you can learn about the many standard and optional features onyour Buick. and information on starting. shifting and braking . Also ... ...TurnandLaneChangeSignals ...91 Headlight High-Low Beam Change Signals ...91 WindshieldWiper/Washer ...94 CruiseControl ...96 ...
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    Keys The ignition keys are for the ignition only. A CAUTION: - ' Leaving young children in a vehicle withthe ignition keyis dangerous for many reasons.A child or others couldbe badly injured or even killed. They could operate power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. ...
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    ... 4 trouble getting into your vehicleyou ever lock if your keys inside.You may even have to damage When a new Park Avenue is delivered, the dealer removes the plugs from the keys, and gives them to the first owner. However, the ignition key may not have a...
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    ... you will be far better off whenever you driveyour vehicle. -- If your vehicle has a theft deterrent system and it is armed, unlock the doors only with the key or Remote Keyless Entry System. This will avoid setting off the alarm.
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    ... your doors and turn on the ignition. Every time you move your shift lever out of "P" (Park) all of the doors will lock. And...you stop and move your shift lever into "P" (Park),your doors will unlock. If... needs to get out while you're not in "P" (Park), have that person use the ...
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    ... shift lever back into "P"(Park). 5. Release the unlock switch. To do this: 1. Close your doors and turn ... will now lock when you shift outof "P" (Park), and remain locked until you use the ... and unlock when you shift in and out of "P" (Park) dothe following: 1. Close your doors and turn...
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    ...Remote Trunk Release I If you have the Remote Keyless Entry System, it will also unlock your trunk... allows you to secure itemsin the trunk. To secure, turn OFF the TRUNK RELEASE, lock the glovebox, ... Accessory Power mode or I with the ignition switch ON and the transaxle in PARK Your car may have an...
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    ...too far from your vehicle. This product has a maximum range. Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may be blocking the signal. See your Buick dealer or a qualified technician for service. If your Buick has this option, you can lock and ...
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    ...their vehicles.) Each vehicle can have only two transmitters matched to it. Illuminated Entry System If your Buick also has this option, the keytag make...12 pin diagnostic connector above the accelerator pedal. If your Buick also has this option,the keytag will arm it whenever the ...
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    .... If you make a mistake, disconnect the jumper wire and start over at Step 3. If the lock control does not work as it should,see your Buick dealer. Battery Replacement Under normal use, ... the transmitter won't work at the normal range in any location. If you have to get close to your ...
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    ...replace the batteries: Rear Door Security Lock Your Buick is equipped with rear door security locks that helpprevent... the front cover, bottom half first. 3. Remove and replace the batteries.Put them in as the instructions under the batteries indicate. 4. Replace the front cover. Make sure the cover...
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    ...when it's dark, and the lights inside your Buick will go on. They'll go off when you start your engine,...seconds have passed. If you have the Remote Keyless Entry System option, it can make the illuminated entry system work too. (See Remote Keyless Entry System in the Index.) If you have...
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    ... professional thieves -- so don't do it. When you park your Buick and open the driver's door, you'... and transaxle. And remember to lock the doors. Parking at Night: Park in a lighted spot, close all windows ...of sight. Put them in a storage area, or take them with you. Parking. Lots: If you park ...
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    ... you use a power door lock switch or Remote Keyless Entry System. You should ... You can also turn off the alarm by using the Remote Keyless Entry System, if you have it. The alarm won't stop if you try ...locking the doors with the power door lock switch or the Remote Keyless the Entry System. Get out ...
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    ... Index). If the starterwon't work with the otherkey, your vehicle needs service. If your vehicle does start, the first ignition key may be faulty. See your Buick dealer ora locksmith who can service thePASS-Key I1 TM . If you accidentally use a ...
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    ...before trying one of the other ignition keys. See your Buick dealer ora locksmith who can service the Pass-Key I1 ... not working properly and must be serviced by your Buick dealer. Your vehicle is not protected ... ignition key, see your Buick dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key I1 TM...
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    ... transaxle. It's a theft deterrent feature. The other positions let you perform these functions: ACC: Accessory lets you use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. To get into "Acc", push in the key and turn it toward you. Your
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    ...was before you inserted the key. Retained Accessory Power(Option) After the ignition is turned off, and before any... 0 OFF: This position lets you turn off the engine but still turn the steering wheel. It ... be sure it is all the way in. If it is, then turn the steering wheel left and right while you ...
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    Move your shift lever to "P" (Park) or"N" (Neutral). Your engine won't start ... avoid draining your battery. Don't try to shift to "P" (Park) if your Buic moving. If you do, you could damage the : transaxle. Shift to"P" (Park) only wheny To start your 3.8 Liter (Code L) engine: ...
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    ...you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way 3. If it doesn't start right away,... your vehicle towed, see how to doit the partof this Manual that tells without damaging your vehicle. See... but because of your vehicle's computer systems, you don't. 2. Turn your ignition key to...
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    ... Deep Standing Water standing water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your ... heater can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. To use the block heater: 1 . Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical ...
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    ...15 amps. Automatic Transaxle 160 - IULJ i I PARK F I N O 3 2 1 I b I NOTICE: After you’ve used ...€™t, it could from moving engine parts. If you be damaged. 1 PARK R N 0 D 2 1 I There are several different... ask that you contact a Buick dealer in the area where you’ll be parking your vehicle...
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    ...shift lever is not fully "P" (Park) with the in parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll.... gear you wish. See "ShiftingOut of 'P' (Park)" in this part. 0 Don't leave your vehicle when ... shift leveris fully in "P" (Park) rangebefore starting the engine. Your Buick has a brake-...
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    ... and have more power. Shifting outof "PYy (Park) or "N" (Neutral) while your engine is "... hit people or objects. Don't shift outof "P" (Park) or "N" (Neutral) while your engine is racing... and you're: - 2 (SecondGear) This position gives you more power but lower fuel economy. You ...
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    ... the transaxle won't shift into first gear until the vehicle is going slowly enough. Automatic Ride Control Your Park Avenue Automatic Ride Control provides a comfortable controlled ride. This suspension system keeps adjusting your car's ride and handling ...
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    ... regular brake pedal down. Pull the brake release lever. The parking brake uses the brakes on the rear wheels. ... pedal down with your right foot. Push down the parking brake pedal with your left foot. If...will come on. If you try to drive off with the parking braKe on, the brake light stays on and a ...
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    ... other parts of A CAUTION: If YOU are on a hill: See "Parking on Hills" in the Index. That section shows how ... lever is not fully "P" (Park) with the in parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll... ground, use the steps that follow. If you are parking on a hill, or if you're pulling a...
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    2. Move the shift lever into "P" (Park) position like this: Pullthe lever toward you. 7.:I .= * . . Move the lever up as far as it will go. L. P. P 3. ...you. If you can walk away from your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is in "P"(Park).
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    ... Your Vehicle With the Engine Running I Shifting Out of P$ 9 (Park) 46 Your Buick has a brake-transaxle shift ... the shift leveris not fully in"P" (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if ...After you've moved the shift lever into the "P" (Park) position, hold the regular brake pedal ...
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    Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust A CAUTION: A I CAUTION: Things that can burn could touch exhaust hot parts under your vehicle and ignite. Don't park over papers, leaves,dry grass or other things that can burn. Engine exhaustcan kill. It ...
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    .... Exhaust with CO can come in easily. NEVER park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in ... on fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shiftlever to "P" (...or if you're pulling a trailer, also see "Parking on Hills" or "Towing a Trailer" in the Index.
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    ... locked position. Push UNLOCK to allow your passengers to be able touse their window switches again... steering wheel before you drive. Your power window controls areon the armrest. The switch for... enter the vehicle. To tilt the wheel, hold the steering wheel and pull the lever. Move the steering wheel...
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    ... Signal and Lane Change Indicator Headlight High-Low Beam & Passing Signal 0 The turn signal has two upward (for Right) and two downward (for Left) positions. These positions allow you to signal a turn or a lanechange. To signal a turn, move the lever all the way up or down. When the ...
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    ...trailer towing option with added wiring for the trailer lights, a different turn signal flasher is used.... your vehicle's lighting system (headlights, parking lights, fog lamps, side marker ..., most jurisdictions prohibit driving solely with parking lights, especially at dawn or dusk.It is recommended...
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    Headlight High-Low Beam To change the headlights from low beam to high or high to low, pull the turn signal lever.all the way toward you. Then release it. When the high beams are on, this blue light on the instrument panel also will be on. You ...
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    ...a second. The washer will spray several times, then stop. Unless they are already turned on, thewipers will operate at low speed for several sweeps, then turn off. ' FLUID LOW WASHER ! If this light comes on, it means you're low on washer fluid. ...
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    I A CAUTION: I Driving withoutwasher fluid can be dangerous. A bad mud splash can block your vision. You could hitanother vehicle or go off the road. Check your washer fluid level often. a In freezing weather, don't use your washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid ...
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    ... on winding roads or in heavy traffic. Cruise Control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire tractioncan cause needless wheel spinning, and you couldlose control. Don't use Cruise Control on slippery roads. With Cruise Control, you can maintain a speed of about 25 ...
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    To Set Cruise Control 2. Get up to the speed you want. IA 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. CAUTION: If you leave your Cruise Control switch on when you're not using Cruise, you might hit button a to. and go into Cruise when you don't want You could be startled and even lose ...
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    ...more, you can move the Cruise Control switch from "ON" to "R/A" (Resume/Accelerate) for abouthalf ...second. IA I I CAUTION: If you hold the switch at ''Resume/AcceIerate" longer than half ... want to faster, don't go hold the switch at "Resume/Accelerate." To Increase Speed While...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...: Here's the second way to go to a higher s.peed: 1. Move the Cruise switch from "ON" to "Resume/ Accelerate," Hold it thereuntil you get up to the ... you want, and then release theswitch. 1. Push in the button at the end of the lever until you reach the lower speed you want, then release ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... set earlier. To Get Out of Cruise Control There are two ways to turn off the Cruise Control: 1. Step lightly on the brake pedal ;... takes you out of Cruise Control. Many drivers find this to be toomuch trouble and don't use Cruise Control on steep hills. L 2. Move the Cruise switch to "OFF." (The ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... Cruise Control ,set speed memory is erased. were turned on with the PARK switch, they must be ....lever all the way to the right. Headlights Taillights Parking Lights License Lights Sidemarker Lights ... headlights on. Press it again to turn them off. Press the PARK switch to turn the parking lights on...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Twilight Sentinel (Option) Twilight Sentinel turns your lights on and off by sensing how dark itis ...MAX, your lights will remain on for three minutes after you turn off your engine. If you move the ... off other direction,so it's just on, the quickly when you turn off your engine. You can change this ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... DRL off, shift the transaxle into "P" (Park). The DRL will stay off until you ...off all exterior lighting at nightwhen you are parked, move the twilight sentinel control from ON to OFF,... on when you move the transaxle out of PARK. The ignition is on The headlight switch is off, and The transaxle ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    Front Seat Reading Lights Front seat reading lights are turned on by pressing the LAMP switch. -> Rear Seat Reading Lights You may also have reading lights in the rear seat. I I 104
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... a low battery condition or the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, the indicators will flash when you turn the ignition switch to RUN. Turning the parking lamps on will return the lamp ... and Left Rear Side Marker 2 License 4 Front Park Right and Left Front Side Marker 4 ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Mirrors Inside Mirror Manual When you are sitting in a comfortabledriving position, adjust themirror so ...glare from the lights behind you. 1 Automatic Your Buick may have the automatic inside mirror..... When the mirror changes to the night mode, it holds that position until glare is no longer present...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Settings MIN: The minimum setting is suggested when driving where glare conditions change often. "Min" works well for city driving at night.... the day mode. Time Delay The mirror delays before switching from the night back to the day position. This delay prevents rapid changing of the mirror as ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...is convex. A convex mirror's surface is curved so you can see more from the driver's seat. 1 I A CAUTION: Your Buick has the electric mirror control located on the driver's door. Move the switch in the middle of the control to choose the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... can help keep them from falling over during sharp turns or quick startsand stops. The net isn't for larger, ... the glass panel, press and hold the switch forward. Thesunshade must be manually closed. Once the astroroof is closed, it can be opened to a vent position. Press the switch forward to vent...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Garage Door Opener Storage Model Pin Length Chamberlain 50 53 54LM EZ-Lift ...1077 1079 Tru-Guard 50TV 54Tv Hole Location 1 2 - 3 4 X X X .X X Not Combatible X X X X X The garage door opener storage area is located in the headliner. To be able touse your garage door opener in the storagearea you...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... place your garage door opener in the storage area, carefully open the cover with a screwdriver, as shown, by inserting the screwdriver and prykg the cover ... pry the panel tabs out of the slots in the cover to disassemble the panel and lever. 4. Remove the backing from the adhesive strips and place ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... If the adhesive strips won't hold your opener in place, tie down loops may be used. 6. Place lever in cover so that pivots are positioned as shown. 7. Snap the panel with your garage door opener into the cover. If your garage door opener doesn't work ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...enterand leave thecar. You also can turn these lights on by sliding the panel lights lever to INT (interior). If a door ...front passenger's door can be used in getting in or out of your Buick. The armrestbetween the front seats opens into a storage area. To open it, press the lever atthe front edge. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...that both the windshield and door glass can be shaded at the same time. The brightness of the lights can be adjusted by sliding this switch. The Park Avenue Ultra also has visor vanity mirrors for the rear seat passengers. 0 Visor Vanity Mirror (Option) This mirror...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Rear License Plate Holder To use it, open the trunk lid and slide your license plate into the slot.Always close the trunk to prevent theft of the plate. The rear ashtrays may also be removed for cleaning - Ashtrays The front center ashtray may be removed for cleaning...- C I - ... n't put ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... Panel: Your Information System NOTICE: If you hold a cigarette lighter with your hand in while it is heating,it won't be ableto back away from the heating ... ready. That can makeit overheat, damaging the lighter and the heating element. Your instrument panel is designed to let you ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... miles (used in the U.S.) or kilometers(used in Canada). Your Buick has a "tamper-resistant odometer." If you ... between the numbers, probably someone has tried to turn it back. The numbers may not be true. ... pictures will help you locate them. Warning lights and gages can signal that something is ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...from injury. Warning lights goon when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As you will ..., some warning lights come on briefly when you turn the ignition key just to let you know... away. Here are four concerns some owners have had about the fuel gage. All these situations...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... tank's capacity to fill it. 0 The gage moves a little when you turn a corner, speed up, or stop your vehicle. When you turn the engine off, the gage doesn't goall the way back to "E". Your ...Light (Option) If your Buick has this option, a red light, near the fuel gage, will go on ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    This lightwill also come on when you set your parking brake, and the light will stay onif your parking ... doesn't release fully. If you try to driveoff with the parking brake set, a chime will also come on ... stayon after your parking brake is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. If the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... compact sparewith a full-size tire, or if it comes on again when you're driving, your Buick needs service. minutes. The warning light will come on and stay ... on can cause the transaxle to overheat or can cause other problems. That could cause an engine fire orother damage. When ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... your vehicle under normal driving conditions, you should pull off the road, stop your vehicle and turn the engine off as soon as possible. HOT COOLANT CAN BURN YOU BADLY! In "Problems on the Road," this manual shows what to do. See "Engine Overheating" in the Index. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... vehicle under normal driving conditions, you should pull off the road, stop your vehicle and turn off the engine as soon as possible. Engine Oil Pressure Light and..., which is normal and doesn't show a problem. They are: The light comes on when you turn your key to "Run." ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... Level'' Light (Option) The "Check Oil Level" light is lit for threeseconds as a bulb check each time the ignition key is turned to the RUN position. If the light doesn't come on, have your vehicle serviced. If you make a hard stop, the light ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...Oil Soon" light is lit for three seconds as a bulb check each time theignition key is turned to the RUN position. If an oil change is required, it will ... Soon" light is on continuously, there is a problem with the Oil Life Monitor System and service is required. The reset button is....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... driving, the computer is indicating that you have a problem. You should take your vehicle in for service soon. VOLTS When you turn the key to RUN, this light will come on briefly, to show that your alternator and battery charging systems are working. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    service, and you should take your Buick to the dealer at once. To save your battery until you get there, turn off all accessories, and .... If the reading stays outside the normal range, have your Buick dealer check the electrical system. The tachometer tells you how fast the...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Door Ajar Light (Option) Trunk Ajar Light (Option) If this light stays on with the ignition ON, it means that the trunk lid is open or not completely latched. 1 I When the ignition is ON, this light will stay on until all the doors areclosed and completely latched. 128
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... & Audio Systems . I In this part you'll find out how to operate the comfort control systems and audio systemsoffered with your Buick. Be sure toread about the particular system supplied with your vehicle . Part 3 includes: Comfort Control System ...130 Heater and Defroster ...132.136. 138 ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Your Buick Comfort System This part tells you how to make your air system work for you. Rear Passenger ComforTemp (Option) Outside Air Fresh air from outside your vehicle flows through your Buick when the car is moving. When the vehicle is not moving, you can get outside airto flow...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    If your Buick has the Dual Automatic ComforTemp Climate Control option, it looks like this: Ext Temp I EXT. The following information tells you how it works. You will hear a beepeach time abutton is pushed. The display will show fan, temperatureand mode settings. Push this and the displaywill ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... F (16 "C), for maximum cooling, and 90" F (33 "C), for maximum heating. It is not necessary to choose the extreme temperature to get the system to .... When the system is off, the ventilation system will allow air to flow through your Buick when the vehicle is moving. The system will try to keep the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... set temperature and blower speed. In cold weather the system will delay turning on the fan, to avoidblowing cold air. The length of the delay depends on engine coolant ... Both DUAL ZONE and AUTO buttons will light up. To turn off this part of the system, push the DUAL ZONE button again...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    The indicator above the control will show the difference from the main temperature setting. r The right front seat passenger can also activate the DUAL ZONE function by pressing the WARM or COOL buttons on the passenger door. If you want the blower fan to run at lower speed, push the LO button. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...ECON when you don't need to cool the outside air. The system will work like the AUTO mode ...keep fog off the windshield. la c I Htr To warm the air, press and adjust the temperature and ... for your comfort. Most of the air will come from the floor outlets. ' Air entering the vehicle will be evenly ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... the rear window will warm the glass. Press the button to start warming your window. After 10 minutes, ... go off by itself, orpressing the button again during the heating cycle will shut it off. If you need ... the HI or LO buttons. If you have the heated outside rearview mirror option, the mirror will ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    If your Buick has the Electronic Touch Climate Control tells System, the following information ...Air Conditioner The next three selections cool the air. The air conditioner won't work well unless all ... lever changes thefan speeds. Thelower lever changes the temperatureof the air coming through your air...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    .... The air conditioner compress& operates in all Air Conditioning positions and the Defrost position when the outside temperature is above 48 O F... the instrument panel outlets. Use the air outlets to turn on, adjustand turn off the air flow. Adjust the temperature lever to the desiredtemperature. 138
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... go off by itself, or pressing thebutton again during the heating cycle will shut itoff. If you need additional ... will give you the best sound. But FM signals will reach only about 10 to40 miles (16 ...And, tall buildings or hills can interfere with FM signals, causing the sound to come and go. NOTICE:...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... or other systems, and even damage them. And,your vehicle's systems may interfere with the operation of sound equipment that has been added improperly. So, before adding sound equipment, checkwith your dealer and be sure to check Federal rules covering mobile radio and telephoneunits. . . 140
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...allows you to balancethe sound between the right and left speakers. The Lower Knob Turn the lower knob to tune radio stations.Push it to get AM or FM... To Play This Radio The Upper Knob The upper knob does these things: It turns the system on and off. It controls the volume. It tells you the time. (...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... other, at the same time. 0 TREBLE Slide the TREBLE lever up to increase the treble response. If the station is weak or noisy, slide the TREBLE lever down to reducethe noise. Tune in the desired ... pushbuttons are pressed again.) BASS Slide the BASS lever up to increasethe bass response. Adjust ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...side of the tape tothe other, press the RCL-PROG (upper knob).Note the lighted arrows next to the and 4. STOP-EJECT To remove or stop the tape and switch to radio, press the STOP-EJECT button. FWD To rapidly advance the tape, press b and the tape will rapidly go forward until you press the 4 button...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...speakers. Notice the display arrow to see where the balance is set. The Lower Knob Turn the lower knob to tune radio stations. The tune knob increases ... the display arrow to seehow the FADE is set. To Play This Radio PWR To turn the radio on, press the PWR button. The Upper Knob The upper knob does...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... the station is set. Whenever you press that button,the preset station will return. (1K) in the We suggest you start with the center lever midpoint position, then move the othersup or down until you get the amount of bass and treble you like. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... bias chrome or metal tapes, press the button to turn the Cr02. on. Cr02 will appear in the display. When playing standard bias tapes, press again to turn the Cr02 off. PREV To hear a passage on ... reverse. EJECT To remove or stop the tape and switch to radio, press the EJECT button. ST-PL...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... The sound balance for the Delco-Bose radio is preset. The Lower Knob Turn the lower knob to tune radiostations. The tune knob increases and decreases station ... the display arrow to see how FADE is set. To Play This Radio PWR To turn the radio on, press the PWR button. RCL It tells you the time or...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    SCAN When you press SCAN, the radio will go to thenext station and pause and keep doing that until you press SCAN again. SC will appear in the display. Pushbuttons The fivepushbuttons let you return to favorite stations. You can set the pushbuttons for up to ten stations ( 5 AM and 5 FM). 0 Clock ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...high bias chrome or metal tapes, press the button to turn the Cr02 on. Cr02 will appear in the display. When playing standard bias tapes, press again to turn the Cr02 off. NEXT To go directly to ... tape. EJECT To remove or stop thetape and switch to radio,press the EJECT button. REV To ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... display arrow to see where the balance is set. The Lower Knob Turn the lower knob to tune radio stations. tune ...is held slightly rotated against the spring load. Turn the knob to tune slowly. If you hold ...to get AM or FM. To Play This Radio PWR To turn the radio on, press the PWR button. FADE The ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... is midrange; -3.5K and 10 K control the treble. We suggest you start with the center lever (1K) in the midpoint position, then move the others up or ... to normal, the disc should play again. Press PWR to turn the system on. Whenever you press that button, the preset station ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... upside down. It is dirty, scratched, or wet. There's too much moisture in the air. (If there is, wait about one hour and try again.) REV Press and... day. The track number also appearswhen you change the volume, or when a new track starts toplay. PREV Press PREV to hear the previous track. If you ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... at the point where it stopped. Step 2. Turn the ignitionto the ACC or RUN position. Step 3. Press PWR ... it's ever stolen,because it won't turn on. The instructions below tell you how to enter ... with the secret code again before the system will turn on. Be sure toread through the entire procedure...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... Power Loss When battery power is reapplied to a secured radio, the radio won't turn on and "LOC" will appear in the display. Enter your secret code as follows; pause no more than 15 seconds between steps. Step 1. Turn the ignition ON (Radio off.) Step 2. Press the SET button. The...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... fault. If this other tape cassette has no improvement in sound quality, clean the tape player... cassette tape is in good condition beforeyou have your tape player serviced. Care of Your Compact...wiping from the center to the edge. Be sure never to touch the signal surface when handling discs. Pick up ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...and work well if it's cleaned from time to time. To Clean the Antenna Mast: 1. Turn on the ignition and radio to raise the antenna to full ... dry with clean cloth before retracting. 5. Make the antenna go up and down by turning the radio orignition on and off. 2. Dampen a clean cloth with mineral ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    I NOTICE: I Don't lubricate the power antenna. Lubrication could damage it. If the mast portion of your antenna is damaged, can you easily replace it. See your dealer for a replacement kit and follow the instructions the kit. in . , . :. . I NOTICE: . . 157
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    I I931 Buick Model 90
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    @ . ~~~~~ Part 4 ~ Your Drivingand the Road Here you'll find information about drivingon different kinds of roads and in varying weather conditions. We've also included many other useful tips on driving. Part 4 includes: RoadSigns ...DefensiveDriving ...DrunkenDriving ...Control of a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    Color of Road Signs B n I RED means STOP. It may also indicatethat some movement is not allowed. Examples are DO NOT ENTER and WRONG WAY. Road Signs The road signs you see everywhere are coded by color, shape and symbols. It's a good idea to know these codes so that you can quickly ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... AHEAD W YELLOW indicates a general warning. Slow down and be careful when you see a yellow sign. It may signal a railroad crossing ahead, a no passing zone, or some other potentially dangerous situation. Likewise, a yellow solid line painted on the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... I s 1 MILE YT UN BLUE signs with white letters show motorists' services. GREEN is used to guide the driver. Green signs may indicate upcoming freeway exits orshow the direction you should turn to reach a particular place. II -,:: 1 SWIMMING CANOEING BROWN signs point ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Shape of Road Signs The shape of the sign will tell you something, too. An OCTAGONAL (eight-sided) sign means STOP. It is always red with white letters. v v 7 A TRIANGLE, pointed downward, indicates YIELD. It assigns the right-of-way to traffic on certain approaches to an intersection. $& ST0...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Symbols on Road Signs IIoNLV! \ , KEEP RIGHT LEFT OR THROUGH RIGHT TURN ONLY RECTANGULAR (square or oblong) signs show speed limits, parking regulations, givedirections, and such information as distances to cities. x There are many ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... indicating that traffic in one or more lanes can move or make a turn. Green arrows don't mean "go no matter what." You'll still need to proceed with caution,... reversible-lane traffic control during rush hours. A red X light above a lane means no driving in that lane at that
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... driver behind you. Disabled. Your four-way flashers signal that your vehicle is disabled or is a hazard. See ... are doing. And in some places the law requires driver signals. Turn and lane change signals....: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your Buick: Buckle up. (...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... theirmistakes. Expect children todash out from behind parked cars, often followed by other children.Expect ... open doors into traffic. Watch for movement in parked cars -- someone may be about to open a door. ... you're driving through a shopping center parking lot where there are well-marked lanes, ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... much if a person plans to drive?Ideally, no one should drink alcohol and then ... and situation, hereis some general. information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of someone who ... food that is consumed before and during drinking. The length of time it has taken the drinker to consume the...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...; at a level 0.15 of percent, the chances are twenty-five times greater! And, the body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink.No amount of coffee ornumber of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    alcohol in a person's system can make crash injuries worse. That's especially true for brain, spinal cord and heart injuries. That means that if anyone who has been -drinking -- driver or passenger is in a crash, the chance of being killed or permanently disabled is higher than if that person ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...or three seconds or more with another. Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination, and eyesight allplay a... surfaceof the road (whether it's pavement or gravel); the condition the road (wet, dry, icy); tire of tread; and the condition your brakes. of Avoid needless heavy braking. Some people ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... to push. Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) Your Buick has an advanced electronic braking system that will ... prevent skidding. This light on the instrument panel will go on when you start your vehicle. See "Anti-lock Brake System... you're driving, brake normally but don't pump your brakes. If you do, the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... the brakes. Here's what happens with ABS. A computer senses that wheels are slowing down. The computer separately works the brakes at each front wheel and at therear wheels. You can steer around the ... brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...have a traction control system that limits wheel spin. This is especially useful in slippery road conditions. The traction control system works at low speeds only, ...as when you accelerate from a Disc Brake Wear Indicators Your Buick has front disc brakes and rear drum brakes....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...height, or if there is a rapid increase in pedal travel. Thiscould be a sign of brake trouble. could result in costly brake repair. Brake Adjustment I Some driving conditions or climates cause abrake may squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... traction you can get in a curve depends on the condition of your tires and the roadsurface, the angle .... Of course, the posted speeds are based on good weather androad conditions. Under less favorable ... path when youturn the frontwheels. If there's no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle going ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...pulls out from nowhere, or a child darts out between from parked cars and stopsright in front of you. You...the time for evasive action steering around the -problem. Your Buick can perform very well in... holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can turn it a full 180...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...vehicle straddles the edge the pavement. of You can turn the steeringwheel up to 1/4 turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the ...or more below the pavement, this difference can cause problems. If there is not enough room to ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... lined up to pass a slow vehicle, wait your turn. But take care that someone isn't trying to... glance over your shoulder, and start your left lane change signal before moving out of the right lane topass. When ... inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...though the brake lights arenot flashing, it may be slowing down or startingto turn. If you're being passed, make it easy for the ... foot off the accelerator pedal. If your vehicle starts to slide (as when you turn a corner on a wet, snow- or ice-covered road), easeyour foot off the accelerator pedal...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... Learn to recognize warning clues -such as enough water, ice orpacked snow on the road to make a... to be impaired -by alcohol or drugs,with night vision problems, orby fatigue. Here are some tipson .... (See "Drunken Driving" in the Index for more on this problem.) Adjust your inside rearview mirror ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...of things invisible that should remain visible - such as parked cars, obstacles, pedestrians, or even trains blocking... vehicle approaching you has its high beams on, signal by flicking yours to high and then back to low beam. This is the usual signal to lower the headlight beams. If the other driver ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    .... Remember that your headlights light up far lessof a roadway when you are in a turn or curve. Keep your eyes moving; that way, it's easier... Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road you can't stop, accelerate or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ..., a heavy rain can make it harder to seeroad signs and traffic signals, pavement markings, the edge of the road, and even people walking. Road .... Driving too fast through large water puddles or even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... road. You could find out the hard way: when you have to slow, turn, move out to pass -- or if you get hit by a gustof ... in one or more is low. It can happen if a lot of water is standing on the 0 0 Turn on your headlights not just your parkinglights --- to help make youmore visible to others. . ,...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... fog density down the road. If the vehicle ahead starts to become less clearor, at night, if the taillights...the situation with extreme care. One common fog condition -- sometimes called mist or ground fog -- ...you come over a hill or dipinto a shallow valley. Start your windshield wipers and washer, to...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... Driving in Fog If you get caught in fog, turn your headlights on low beam, even in daytime. ... are unsure whether you are away from the road, turn your lights on, start your hazard warning flashers, ...€™ll want to watch out for what the other drivers are doing and pay attention to traffic signals. 187
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...timeand energy. (See the next section, "Freeway Driving.") Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic light is therebecause the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move, check both ways for ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... check your rearview mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just before you leave the ... and into the gap at,close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your rearview mirrors as...vehicles two lanes over and watch for telltalesigns: turn signals flashing, increase in speed, ormoving an ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... a little extra timeand flash your brake lights (in addition to your turn signal) as extrawarning that you are aboutto slow down and exit. The .... Of course, you'll find experienced and able service experts in Buick dealerships all across North America. They'll be ready and willing to help if you ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... usually found on freeways. Examples are: stop signsand signals, shopping centers with direct access tothe highway, no passing zones and school zones, vehicles turning left and right off the road, pedestrians, cyclists,parked vehicles, and even animals. 191
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...reduce your overall vision at thevery time you need all the seeing power you have. e If you get sleepy,pull off the road into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get some exercise, or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on the...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a falling rocks area, or winding roads. Be ... take appropriate action. 0 Winter driving can present special problems. See "Winter Driving" in the Index. 193
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... rolling downhill or out into traffic. Here's how: Parking Downhill I Hills and mountains mean ... view or take pictures. Look for pull-offs or parking areas provided for scenic viewing. Another ... manual tells how to use your parking brake (see "Parking Brake" in the Index). But on a mountain or...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Parking Uphill If there is a curb, your wheels to the left if the curb turn is at the right side your vehicle. of If you're going uphill on a one-way street and you're parking on the left side, your wheels should point to the right.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...torque lock, always be sure to shift into "P" (Park) properly before you leave the driver's seat...To find out how, see "Shifting Into 'P' (Park)" in the Index. When you are ready to drive, move the ... wheels to theright. If there is no curb when you're parking uphill on the left side of ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...Here are some tips for winter driving: 0 Have your Buick in good shape for winter. Be sure your engine coolant ... travel over ice, you may not want to switch to snow tires at all. Include an ice scraper, .... And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include small bag a of sand, a piece old ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... salt and sandcrews can get there. Whatever the condition -- smooth ice, packed, blowing or loose snow -- ...traction. If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires...on. But wet ice can be to even more trouble because it may offer the least traction Watch ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... help keep yourself and your and passengers safe: Turn on your hazard flashers. Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert policethat you've been stopped by...clothing orwrap a blanket around you. If you have no blankets or extra clothing, makebody insulators from newspapers, burlap...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... than just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps the battery charged. You will need a well-charged battery to restart the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlights. Let the heater run for awhile...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Then, shut the engine and close thewindow almost off all the way to preserve the heat. Start engine again the and repeat this onlywhen you feel ... in this section If You're Stuck in Deep Snow This manual explains how to get thevehicle out of deep snow without damaging it....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    Load-pulling components such as the engine, transaxle, wheel assemblies, and tires are forced to work harder ... speeds and under greater loads, generating extra heat. What's more, the trailer adds considerably to ... (80 km/h) and don't make starts at full throttle. This helps your engine and other ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    You can ask your dealer forour trailering information or advice, or you can write us at Buick Motor Division Customer Assistance Center 902 E. Hamilton Avenue Flint, MI 48550. In Canada, write to General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Assistance ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... drop to the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer ... just enough slack so you can turn with your rig. And, never allow ... must be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    .... lbrn Signals When Towing a Trailer When you tow a trailer, your vehicle has to have a different turn signal flasher and extra wiring. The green arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn or lane change. Properly hooked up,
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...reduce the possibility of engine and transaxle overheating. Parking on Hills You really should not.... But if you ever have to park your rig on a hill, here's how to do..., but don't shift into "F'" (Park) yet. 2. Have someone place chocks... so much that they would get hot and no longer work well...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill 1. Apply your regular brakes and hold the...cooling system,and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find ...are tight. Shift into a gear; and Release the parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake pedal. 3....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    . . I954 Buick Model 56C 208
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... you'll find what to do about some problems that occur on the road . can Part 5 includes: Hazard Warning Flashers ...OtherWarningDevices ..."Jump"Starting ...TowingYourBuick ...Engineoverheating ...IfaTireGoesFlat ...ChangingaFlatTire ...CompactSpareTire ...If You're ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    Hazard Warning Flashers 7 '... Your hazard warning flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lights will flash on and off. 210
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... , >., : , Press the button in to make your front and rear turn signal lights flash on and off. To turn off the flashers, pull out on the collar. When the hazard flashers areon, your turn signals won't work. Your hazard flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...to your vehicle that wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Trying to start your Buick by pushingor pulling it ...these things can hurt you. To Jump Start Your Buick: 1. Check the other vehicle. It must have ... don't want. You wouldn't be able to start your Buick, and the bad grounding could damage...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... could be injured if the vehicles roll. Set the parking brake firmly oneach vehicle. Put an automatic transaxle in "P" (Park) or a manual transaxle in "N" (Neutral). A CAUTION: An electric fan ... anA tools away from any underhood electric fan 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... you need more light. Be sure thebattery has enoug,h water. You don't need to add waterto the Delco ...caps, be sure the right is there. If it is low, add water to' take careof that first If you don'...in your eyes oron your skin, flush the place with water and get medical help immediately. 'A a...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... (+) terminal of the vehicle with the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 8. ... let the other end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. Don't let the other end touch ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... shorting. Take care that they don't touch each other or any other metal. 10.Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the enginefora while. . 11. Try to start the vehicle with the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    Towing Your Car Try to have a GM dealer or aprofessional towing service tow your Buick . The usual towing equipment is a sling-type (A) or a wheel lift (B) or car carrier (C) tow truck. If your vehicle has been changed or modified since it was...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...The steering wheel should be clamped in a straight-ahead position, with a clamping device designed for towing service. Do... column lock for this. The transaxle should be in Neutral and the parking brake released. Don't have your vehicle towed on the front wheels, unless you must.If the vehicle must ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... Towing Hook- JPS Attach "T" hook chains behind the front wheels into the bottom slots of the cradle railson both sides Position a4" x 4" wood beam across the sling chains contacting thebottom of the radiator support. Position the lower sling crossbar just behind the rear ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    Rear Towing Hook-Ups Attach '7"' hook chains to the slotsin the bottom of floor pan just ahead of the rear wheels on both sides. Position the lower sling crossbar directly under the rear bumper. A 4" x 4" wood beam is not needed. Attach a separate ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Engine Overheating You will find the warning light about ahot engine on your Buick instrument panel and if you have the optional gage cluster, ... gage. You will also find a low coolant warning light on your Buick instrument panel. If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine: If No Steam Is Coming From Your ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... lift the hood but to get service help right away. 1. Turn off your air conditioner. 2. Turn ...If the warning continues, pull over, stop, and park your vehicle right away. If there's still no sign of steam,... for two or three minutes while you're parked, to seeif the warning stops. But then, if you...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... you may have a leak in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. I I A CAUTION: ...€™onlI mning bUrlr engine without coolant isn’t covered by your warrbllr If there seems to be no leak, check to see if the electric engine fans are running.If...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't at...FULL COLD," add a 50/50 mixture of clean water (preferably distilled) and the proper antifreeze at ...warning system is set for the groper coolant mix. With plain water .of the wrung mix, your engine could get...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... youbadly. They are under pressure, and if you turn radiator the pressure cap even alittle they can come out at high speed. Never turn the pressure cap when e cooling system, including theradiator ... cooling system and radiator pressure cap to coolif you ever have to turn thepressure cap. -- --...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you turn it....the left until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a hiss, wait for...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    6. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot.Watch out forthe engine fans. 4. Then fill the coolant recoverytank to "FULL COLD." 7. By this time the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. If the level is lower, add more of the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... that pulls the vehicle toward that side. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and grip the steering wheel firmly. Steer to maintain lane position, then gently brake to a stop well out of the traffic lane. A rear blowout, particularly on...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... avoid further tireand wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on your hazard warning... your tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in "P" (Park). 3. Turn off the engine. To be even more certain thevehicle won't move, ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    Start with the jack and the wheel wrench. The equipment you'll need is in the trunk. 230
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    The jackhas a bolt at the end. Attach the wheel wrench to the jack bolt. If your Buick has a wheel cover, you must take it off to reach the wheel nuts. Refer to the correct picture to see how to remove your wheel cover. If your vehicle has an aluminum wheel with a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... wheel nut wrench to remove the wheel nut caps and to loosen the wheel nuts. 3 wire wheel key Use the I I wrench to remove the wire wheel cover. If your vehicle has wire wheel covers, remove them a follows: s Put the flat end in the slot and take the small cover
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... I Remove the theft deterrent wheel nut, by placing the key end of the wire wheel key wrench over the nut and turning it to the left. Pull off the wire wheel cover. Note: When replacing thewheel cover, carefully line up the tire valve stem and the notch in...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    Raising your vehiclewith the jack improperly ~~ Raise the vehicle by rotating the wheel wrencn clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. ...a papertowel to dothis; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, ifyou need to, to get all ... wheel nuts with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... firmly in a criss-cross sequence as shown. [A Lower the vehicle by rotating the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Lower the jackcompletely. CAUTION: Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel nuts can causethe wheel to become loose and even come off. This...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...a wheel cover on your compact spare tire. It won't fit. Store the wheel cover in the trunk until you have the flat tire repaired or replaced. A CAU I ION: I NOTICE: Now ... with a compact spare. See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light'' in the Index. WHEEL WRENCH 237
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... spare can get caught on the rails. That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other CAUTION: Storing a jack, a .... And don't mix your compact spare or wheel with other wheels or tires. They won't fit. Keep your spare and its wheel together. Tire chains won't fit your compact them will damage ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... mph (55 km/h) as shown on the speedometer. I Rocking your vehicle to get it out: First, turn your steering wheel left and right. That will ... forth between "R" (Reverse) and a forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. Release the accelerator pedal while you shift,...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    I t I957 Buick Super 240
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    I I Here you will find information about the care your Buick. This part begins with service and fuel information. and of . then it shows how to check important fluidand lubricant levels There is also technical information about your . vehicle. and a section devoted to its ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... do some of your own service work, you'll want to get the proper Buick Service Manual. It tells you much more about how to serviceyour Buick than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see "Service Publications''in the Index. If you ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... alcohol? MTBE is "methyl tertiary-butyl ether.'' Fuel that is no more than 15% MTBE is ... Ethanol is ethyl or grain alcohol. Properly-blended fuel that is no more than 10% ethanol is... And even5% at or less, must there be "cosolvents" and corrosion preventers in this fuel to these problems. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... reformulated to reduce vehicle emissions. Fuel If you have the Supercharged 3800 V6 (L67) ... get heavy knocking, your engine needs service. What about gasoline with blending materials that contain oxygen, ...or alcohol? MTBE is "methyl tertiary-butyl ether.'' Fuel that is no more than 15% MTBE is...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    Ethanol is ethyl or grain alcohol. Properly-blended fuel that is no more than 10% ethanol is fine for your car. Methanol is methyl or wood alcohol. and...quickly. Your vehicle's oxygen sensor will be damaged. All of that means costly repairs that wouldn't be covered by your warranty. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    You can also write us at the following addressfor advice. Justtell us where you're going and give your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). General Motors of Canada Ltd. International Export Sales P.O. Box 828 Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7N1, Canada The cap is behind a hinged door on the left side of your...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Or you can use the release lever in the trunk. I 247
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... the hood, first pull the handle inside the vehicle. It is located on the lower left side of the instrument panel. When ...full, and is more likely in hot s weather. Open the fuel filler cap slowly and wait for ... cap all the way. I I When you put the cap back on, turn it tothe right until you hear a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    L Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release. It is under the front edgeof the grille.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... filler caps are on properly. Then just pull the hood down and close it firmly. 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine Your Park Avenue Ultra has a 3800 V6 Supercharged engine. Buick chose supercharging rather than turbocharging because Buick emphasizes smooth, refined ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... of these controls,working together provide high performance character and fuel efficiency the 3800 in V6 Supercharged Buick engine. The power steering pumpuses a remote reservoir mounted on the throttleand cruise control cable bracket. See "Maintenance ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    To Check Engine Oil: I i Pull out the dipstick and clean it with a paper towel or cloth, then push it back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip lower. I NOTICE: Don't add too much If your engine hasso oil. much oil that the oil level gets above the cross-hatched area that shows ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...SAE VISCOSITY GRADE ENGINE OILS FOR BEST FUEL ECONOMY AND COLD STARTING, SELECT THE LOWEST SAE VISCOSITY GRADE OIL FOR THE EXPECTED TEMPERATURE RANGE....oils that don't have the "SG" designation, you cancauseenginedamagenot covered by your warranty. - I I SAE 1OW-30 PREFERRED SAE ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... need to change your oil and filter every 3,000 miles ( 5 000 km...€™t add anything to your oil. Your Buick dealer is ready to advise if you...) or 12months -- whichever comes first. Change the filter at the first oil change and at every... be a big help if you have to park outside in very cold weather, -20ମ.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... or a local recycling center for help. The air cleaner is in the front right section of the engine compartment. To check or replace the filter, undo the wing screws and pull the air cleaner open. Replace the air filter, close the cover and screw in the wing screws.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...the air cleaner off. How to Check: Because this operation can be a little difficult, you may choose to have this done at a Buick dealership Service Department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow the all instructions here, or you could get a false ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...three secondsin each range. Then, position the shift lever in " P ' (Park). 0 Let the enginerun at idle ...vehicle on a level place. 0 Place the shift lever in " P ' (Park) with the parking brake applied. With your foot on the brake pedal, move the shift lever through each gear range, pausing...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating" in the Index. The proper coolant for your Buick will: 0 0 0 4. If the fluid level is where it should be, push the dipstick back in all ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... overheat and be badly damaged. The': . repair cost wouldn't be covered byyour -..._ warranty. Too much water in the mix can !ete;:: and crack the ... burned. Use a 50/50 mix of clean water and a proper antifreeze. 6 The coolant recovery tank IS located at the left of the engine compartment. 259
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... steam and scalding liquids to blow out and burn you badly. With the coolant recovery tank, you will almost never have to add coolant at the radiator. Never turn the radiator pressure cap even a little #hen the engine and radiator are hot. -- - Add coolant mix at the recovery tank, but be careful...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... When you replace your radiator pressure cap, AC@ an cap is recommended. Thermostat Engine coolant temperatureis controlled by a thermostat in...the coolant reaches apreset temperature. When you replace your thermostat, an AC@ thermostat is recommended. How To Check Power Steering Fluid: Unscrew the...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    What to Add: Refer to the Maintenance Scheduleto determine what kind of fluid touse. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. Windshield Washer Fluid To Add: Open the cap labeled "WASHER FLUID ONLY." Add washer fluid until the bottle is full. NOTICE: When adding power ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Brake Master Cylinder 0 Your brake master cylinder is here. It is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. 0 0 0 There are only two reasons why the brake fluid level in your master cylinder might go down. The first is that the brake fluid goes down to an acceptable level during normal brake lining wear....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...test have top-quality GM brake parts in them, as your Buick does when it is new. When you replace parts of your braking... parts. If you don't, your brakes may no longer work properly. For example, if someone puts in... fluid -- such as Delco Supreme 11@ (GM part No.1052535). Use new brake fluid from a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. A CAUTION: Battery Every new Buick has a Delco Freedom@ battery. You never have toadd water to one of these. When it's time for anew battery, we recommend aDelco Freedoms battery. Get...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    Headlamp Replacement Bulb Remove the retainers by turning in a counter-clockwise direction. - . Each headlamp is attached by retainers with round plastic knobs. I Lift the headlamp away from the car.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    Turn the bulb socket1/4 turn counter-clockwise, while pressing it firmly. Remove wire connector from the bulb by lifting the lock tab and pulling it ... the small tab(D) into the small notch in the lamp (E). Turn the bulb socket 1/4 turn clockwise to lock into place. Open the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...third taillamp bulb and sidemarker bulb, turn the socket 1/4 turn and pull it out. Pull the ... bulb can be replaced by squeezing the lock on the socket, turning it l/4 turn and pulling it out. Pull the ... IF TIRES ARE HOT, ADD 4PSV28KPa SEE OWNER'S MANUAL FOR ADDITIONAL The taillamp, sidemarker and back...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    MFD BY GENERAL MOTORS CORP DATE GAWR GVWR FRT GAWR RR And, if you do have a heavy load, you should spread it out. Don't carry more than 176 pounds (80 kilograms) in your trunk. THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL APPLICABLE U S . FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY, BUMPER, AND THEFT PREVENTION STANDARDS IN...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    as the vehicle goes. If you have to stop or turn quickly, or if there is a crash, they'll ... and their warranties are delivered with every new Buick. If your spare tire is a different brand ... can strikeand injure people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. Put things in the trun'k of your vehicle. ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    .... If your tread is badly worn, or if your tires have been damaged, replace them. I - II The Tire-Loading Information label which is located on the rear edge of the driver's door shows the correct inflation pressures for your tires, when they're cold. "Cold" means your vehicle has been ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... inflation pressure as shown on the Tire-Loading Information label. Make certain thatall wheel nuts are properly tightened. See "Wheel Nut Torque" in the Index. Tire Inspectionand Rotation To make your tires last longer, have them inspected and rotated at ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... Time for New Tires CAUTION: Rust or dirt on wheel, or on the parts to which a it is fastened, can make ... wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can ...papertowel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if you need ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an... the same size and type tires on all wheels. with your compact spare, It's all right to...the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher ... and does not include cornering (turning) traction. Temperature - A, B, C The temperature grades are (the highest... to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... out, replace it (except some aluminum wheels, which can sometimes be repaired). Seeyour Buick dealer if any of these conditions exist. Your dealer will know the ...way, you will be sure to have the right wheel, wheel bolts, and wheel nuts for your Buick model. I Using the ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    teplacement WFpels Tire Chains /1 1 CAUTION: Putting a used wheel on your vehicle is dangerous. You can't know how it's been use#-. Jr how many miles it's been driven. It could fail suddenly and cause accident. If you t---re to an replace a wheel use anewGM original equipment I 277
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... you use anything in a container to clean your Buick, besure to follow the instructions. And always open your doors... damage your vehicle, all I Cleaning the Inside Your Buick of Use a vacuum cleaner often to get rid of.... Wipe vinyl with a clean, damp cloth. Your Buick dealer has two GM cleaners -- a...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... clean a stain from fabric, immediately dry the area with an air hose, hair dryer, or heat lamp to help prevent a cleaning ring. (See theprevious NOTICE.) 0 0 0 ... with a slightly damp paper towel or cloth. Then dry it immediately with an air hose, a hair dryer or a heat lamp.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...dissolve them and may cause them to bleed. Cleaning Vinyl or Leather Just use warm water and a clean cloth. Rub with a clean, ... stain, then sponge the soiled area with cool water. 0 If a stain remains, follow the foam-type instructions above. 0 If an odor lingers after cleaningvomit or urine, treat ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...Windshield Cleaner, Bon-Ami Powders (GM Part No. 1050011). The windshield is clean if beads do ... windshield washer solvent. Then rinse the blade with water. Wiper blades should be checked on a regular basis ... cleaned often. GM Glassueaner (GM Part No. 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner will ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    Cleaning the Outside of Your Buick The paint finisll on your vehicle provides beauty, depth ...Care Occasional waxing or mild polishing of your Buick may be necessary to remove residue from the paint ...Appearance Care and Materials" in the Index .) Your Buick has a "basecoat/clearcoat" paint finish...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... Wheels (If So Equipped) Your aluminum wheels have a protective coating similar to the painted surface ... surfaces for thesestains. White Sidewall Tires Your Buick dealer has a GM White Sidewall Tire ...-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...-shaped discolorations, and small irregular dark spots etchgd into the paint surface. Although no defect in the paint job causes this,Buick will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition within 12 months or 12,...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Appearance Care and Maintenance Materials You can get these from your Buick dealer. * Not recommended for pigskin suede leather. See Your General Motors Dealers for These Products. See Your Maintenance Schedule for Other Products.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... 1 I Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on the spare tire cover... \ ASSEMBLY PLANT 0 0 This is the legal identifier for your Buick. It appears on a plate in the front corner of the instrument.... Don't add anything electrical to your Buick unless you check with your dealer...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... and circuit breakers. This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. If you ever have a problem ...into the instrument panel until it locks in place. The fuse panel is located under the instrument panel, next to the parking brake. To release and lower the fuse panel, squeeze ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ..., shows how to tell a blown fuse from a good fuse. Description Crank Signal - Sir Trunk Release/Fuel.Dr Rel/Back-up ...ContDnst Cstr Supplemental Inflatable Rst Corn Lps/Turn Sig Spare Spare Bat/Radio/IP/... Electronic Level Control Brake & Hazard Lamps Park Lamps Courtesy Lps/Pwr Mirrors Cooling ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...on the passenger side.If these require service, seeyour Buick dealer. Windshield Wipers The windshield wiper motor is protected by a circuit breaker and a... the fusesin this underhood fuse center, turn the twoknobs 1/4 turn counterclockwise and remove the cover. The insideof the cover...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    Park Avenue Dimensions Inches Unless Otherwise Noted Overall: Length ...205.3 Width ...74.9 Height ...55.1 Wheel Base ...110.8 Front Tread ...60.5 60.2 Rear Tread ... Interior Rear: Leg Room ...41.6 Head Room ...38.8 Shoulder Room ...59.1 Hip Room ...55.1 Interior Front: Leg Room ...42.0 Head ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...Bulbs Application Exterior Headlight High Beam ...9005 9006 LowBeam ...2057NA Park/Turn ...Park ...194NA Side Marker ...194NA 3156 Backup ...1156 Cornering ...... ...License ...194 24 Side Marker ...Tail ...194 Tail/Stop/Turn ...3057 Number Application Interior Illumination Ashtray ...194 Dome/Reading....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    .... Cooling SystemCapacity With air conditioning: 13 quarts/l2.5 liters Crankcase Capacity 4 quarts/3.8 liters Fuel Tank Capacity... & Refill -6 quarts/5.6 liters MaintenanceItemPart Numbers3 Air Filter - A1096C Fuel Filter -GF580 Oil Filter -... is used.If you're not sure ask your Buick dealer. sure 292
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    Part 7 MaintenanceSchedule I This part covers themaintenance required for your Buick . Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety. dependability and emission controlperformance . Part 7 includes: 294 Introduction ...A Word About Maintenance ...294 Your ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... this part and note how you drive. If you have any questions on how to keep your vehicle in good condition, see your Buick dealer, the place many GM owners choose to have their maintenance work done. Your dealer can be relied upon to use ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... you will probably want to get the service information GM publishes. You will find a list of publications and how to get them in'this manual. See "Service Publications" in the Index. "Section B: Owner Checks and Services" tells you what should be checked ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... Inspections" explains important inspections that your Buick dealer's service department or another qualifiedservice center should... and when you should schedule them. Your Buick dealer knows your vehicle best ... you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... to follow: If any one (or more) of these is true for your driving, follow Schedule I. Schedule I1 Follow Schedule I1 only if none of the above conditions is true. Schedule I Is any one of these true for your vehicle? Most trips are less than 4 miles (6 km). Most trips are less than 10 miles (16 ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... (See Explanation of Scheduled Maintenance Services Following Schedules I and 11) - Item No. 1. Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change* 2. Chassis Lubrication 3. Throttle Body Mounting Bolt Torque* 4.Tire & Wheel Inspection & Rotation 5. Engine Accessory Drive Belt(s) Inspection*
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    ... 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 Ztem No. 6' 'ling System Service* a I I I 7. Transaxle Service 8* Spark Replacement* 9. Spark Plug Wire Inspection*? a a Replacement"? 11. Fuel Tank, Cap & Lines Inspection 12. Supercharger Oil Check (3.8L Code 1 engine only) ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... I and 11) MILES (000) Item No. 1. Engine Oil Change* Oil Filter Change* 2. Chassis Lubrication WHEN TO...62.5 0 75 0 0 3. Throttle Body Mounting Bolt Torque* . I . I 0 0 0 4.Tire & Wheel Inspection & Rotation 5. Engine Accessory Drive Belt(s) Inspection* 6. Cooling System Service* 7. Transaxle...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... BE SERVICED (See Explanation of Scheduled Maintenance Services Following Schedules I and 11) Item No. 8. Spark Plug Replacement* WHEN TO ...Wire Inspection"? Every 30 000 mi. (50 000 km) 10.Air Cleaner Filter Replacement* 11. Fuel Tank, Cap & Lines Inspection*? I 12. Supercharger Oil Check (3.8L ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... Oil Life Monitor" in the Index. * 2. Chassis Lubrication -- Lubricate the transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage.... and Inspection -- For proper wear and maximum tire life, rotate your tires following the instructions in this...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    .... Tighten screw-type hose clamps. Clean the outside of the radiator and air conditioning condenser. Wash the pressure cap and neck. 8. Spark... neck imprint or any an damage. Replace parts as needed. Periodic replacement of the fuel filter is not required. 12. Supercharger Oil Check -- Check oil every...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... Owner Checks and Services Listed below are owner checks and services which should ...performance of your vehicle. . At Each Fuel Fill (It isimportant for you or a service station attendant to perform theseunderhood checks at each fuelfill. CHECK OR SERVICE EngineOil Level WHAT TO DO Check the engine ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... around the vehicle. 2. Firmly apply both the parking brake (see "Parking Brake" in the Index if necessary...NOTE: Do notusethe accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if ...gear. The starter should work only in "P" (Park) or "N" (Neutral). If the starter worksinany ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...turn to "LOCK" only when the shift lever is in "P" (Park). 0 injured. Follow the steps below. I'...you have enough room around the vehicle. It should be parked on a level surface. 2. Firmly apply ... brake, try to move the shift lever out of " P ' (Park) with normal of effort. If the shift...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle "P" (Park) Mechanism Check WHAT TO DO CAUTION:When you ...brake should at once the vehicle begin to move. Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facing ... debris can collect. I To check the "P" (Park) mechanism's holding ability: Shift to "P"...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... the exhaust system.Lookforbroken, damaged, missing or out-of-position parts as well as open seams, holes, loose connections, or other conditions which couldcause a heat build-up in the floor pan could let or exhaust fumes into the vehicle. See “Engine Exhaustମ.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... Inspect other brake parts, including drums, wheel cylinders, calipers, parking brake, etc. Check parking brake adjustment. You may need to have your brakes inspected more often if...quality ethylene glycol base antifreeze (GM Part No. 1052753 or equivalent) conforming to GM Specification 1825M ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    USAGE Hydraulic Brake System Parking Brake Guides FLUID/LUBRICANT Delco Supreme 1 l @ ... or equivalent). Automatic Transaxle Shift Linkage Supercharger Supercharger Oil (GM Part No. 12345982) See "Specifications Chart" in the Index for recommended replacement filters, valves and spark plugs.
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    Section E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services areperformed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the columns indicated. When completing the Maintenance Performed column, insert the numbers from the Schedule I or Schedule ...
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    Maintenance Record 312
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    ...3 15 316 Here you will find out how to contact Buick if you need assistance. Thispart also tells you how to obtain service publications and ...satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and Buick. Normally, any problems with the sales transaction or the operation your vehicle...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...number listed above. However, if you wish to write Buick, write to Buick Motor Division, Customer Assistance Center, 902 E.Hamilton Avenue, Flint, MI 48550. A listing of all Buick Zone Offices and offices outside the U.S. which can assist you can...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... like this,we certainly hope you'll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-521-7300 , or write: Buick Motor Division Customer Assistance Center 902 E. Hamilton Avenue Flint, Mi 48550 In Canada, please call us at 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... Buick regularly sends its dealers useful service bulletins about Buick products. Buick monitors product performance in the field. We then prepare bulletins for servicing our products .... Most bulletins apply to conditions affecting a small number of cars or trucks. Your Buick dealer or a ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... can subscribe to allBuick Product Service Publications (PSP's). This will include bulletins forall cars sold by Buick and will not be limited to PSP's applicable to any ... by Buick in a model year PSP's covering all models of Buick cars are listed in the same index. Ordering ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...to it that an index is mailed to you. There is no charge for indexes for the 1989-1993 model years. Toll-Free Telephone Number If you want an additional...have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to doa job quickly and safely. Buick Service Publications You can get...
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    Part 9 Index . Accessory Power. Retained ...76 Adding Brake Fluid ...263 259 Coolant ...... ...243 Aluminum Wheels, Cleaning ...283 AM Radio Reception ...139 Ace (Ignition Key Position) ...75......115 Astroroof ...109 Audio Systems ...139 Automatic Air Conditioning System ...133 63 Automatic Door Locks...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ..., How to Drive After ...74, 264 MasterCylinder ...263 Parking ...84 PedalTravel ...175 Brake-Transaxle Shift Interlock ...80... ...291 Bulb Replacement. Headlamp ...266 Bulb Replacement Taillamp ...267 Bulbs. Halogen ...265 Bulbs. Turn Signal ...92 201 c a m p e r . Towing a ...Capacities ...292 Cap....
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... ...287 CityDriving ...187 Cleaner, Air ...255 Cleaning Aluminum Wheels ...283 Fabric ...279 Glass... Safety Warnings About ...224 CourtesyLights ...113 Covers. How to Remove Wheel ...231 Cruise Control ...-96 ... Control. Change Speed With ...98 Cruise Control. Turning Off ...100 Cruise Control. Using on...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... Light ...128 DoorLocks ...62 Door Locks, Automatic ...63 Downhill Parking ...194 Downshifting ...82 Driving AtNight ...181 Defensively ...166 ... and Mountain Roads ...192 198 On Snow or Ice ...Through Deep Standing Water ...79 DrunkenDriving ...167 Dual Automatic ComforTempClimate Control ...133 324
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...Risk to . From Safety Belt Use ...39 . Filling Your Fuel Tank ...246 Filter. Oil ...254.292 Finish Care ...282 Finish ... Symbols ...12 Guard Against Theft ...71 Guide En Francais ...2 Halogen Bulbs ...265 Hazard Warning Flasher ...210 Haze. Drivingin ...186 Headlamp Bulb Replacement ...266 Headlight ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    .... Mud. Ice or Snow ...239 Ignition Key Positions ...75 Indicator. Turn Signal ...92 174 Indicators. Disc Brake Wear ...Indicators. Warning Lights and ... Holder, Rear ...115 19 Light, Safety Belt ...Light, Turn Signal Indicator ...92 116 Lighter, Cigarette ...Lights 103 ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... ...Low Oil Pressure. Warning Light ...124 Heated Outside Rearview ...Inside ...Outside ...Mist, ... ...Markings, Pavement ...Master Cylinder, Brake ...Memory Seat and Mirrors ...Methanol in Gasoline ...Mirrors Automatic ......82 Overheated Engine ...221 N (Neutral) Gear Position 308 311 293 284 126 14...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... Spotting ...284 101 Panel Lights ...Park. Shifting Into ...86 Park. Shifting Out of ...87 Parking Brake ...84 Parking on Hills ...194 Parking Over Things That Bum ...88 Passing ...178 PASS-...65 Push-Starting Your Car ...212 P (Park) Position ...80 81 Racing. Shifting When Your Engine is ......
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... Lights. Daytime ...103 Running Your Engine While You're Parked ...89 Safety Belt Care ...281 Safety Belt Extender ...57... Shift Lever Positions ...80 86 Shifting Into Park ...87 Shifting Out Of Park ...28 Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster ...Signaling Turns ...91 Signs.Road ...160 Skidding ...180 329
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... Steam From Hot(Overheated) Engine ...221 Steep Hill Parking ...194 Steering ...176 Steering in Emergencies ...177 SteeringTips ... Key is ...Stuck, If Your Car is...239 Subscribing to Buick ProductService Publications ...317 Sunroof ...'109 SunVisors ...114 Supercharged Engine ...250 Supplemental ...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... Trunk Ajar Light ...128 Trunk Release. Remote ...65 Turn Signal and Lane Change Indicator ...91 T u n Signalmeadlight Beam Lever ...91 Twilight ... Grading ...Universal Theft Deterrent ...Unleaded Gasoline ...Uphill Parking ...Upholstery Care ...Used Oil. How to Dispose of ... 284...
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...Belts ? ...Windows. Power ...Windshield Cleaning ...Washer ...Washer Fluid ...Wipers ...Winter Driving ...Wire Wheel Cover ...Working On Your Car ...Worn Tires ...... 242 273 217 Y o u r Driving and the Road ..., ...159 YourOwn Signals ...166 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...295
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Owner's Record of Upkeep & Fuel Usage DATE MILEAGE AMOUNT COMMENTS 333
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    Owner's Record of Upkeep & Fuel Usage DATE MILEAGE AMOUNT ._ . COMMENTS 334
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    Owner's Record of Upkeep & Fuel Usage AMOUNT DATE MILEAGE
  • 1993 Buick Park Avenue | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    Fuel Mileage Chart MILES PER GALLON 10 11 12 21201918171615 13 14 65 72 102 96 90 84 78 70 75 23 22 24 29282726 25 30 3231 I40 145 150 155 160 165 170 175 180 33 35 36 34 5 60 55 50 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 80 85 95 90 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 66 60 70 77 108 114150 120156 126162 132168...
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    ... THIS MANUAL IS PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER USING " M50% WASTEPAPER, 10% POST CONSUMER WASTE U ., .._- .. ... ... ?



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