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  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 1
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    2002 Buick LeSabre Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number 25728657 A First Edition ECopyright General Motors Corporation 06/08/01 All Rights Reserved i
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    We support voluntary technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, BUICK, the BUICK Emblem and the name LESABRE are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If you ... this, it will help you learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and words work together to explain things...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ..."Instrument Panel" D "Comfort Controls" D "Audio Systems" Also see "Warning Lights and Gages" in the Index. NOTICE: These mean there is something that ...you what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors ...
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    These are some examples of vehicle symbols you may find on your vehicle: v
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... 1-34 1-36 1-40 1-54 1-57 1-57 1-57 Rear Seat Passengers Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Children Restraint Systems for Children Older Children Safety Belt Extender Checking Your Restraint Systems Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash 1- 1-1
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    ... lumbar adjustments, heated seats and head restraints. Manual Lumbar Support Manual Front Seat CAUTION: You can lose... toward the front of the vehicle to increase lumbar support. Turn the knob toward the rear of the vehicle to decrease lumbar support. If you have the independent front cushion moved...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... each front seat cushion. D Raise or lower the front of the seat cushion by holding the front part of the horizontal control up or down. the rear part of the horizontal control up or down. whole horizontal control up or down. D Raise or lower the rear of the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... moved down as far as it will go, you may feel the lumbar support higher in your back. Readjust the location of the cushion until... by pressing the MEMORY button (1 or 2) or by pressing the button with the unlock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter. See "Driver Information Center (DIC)"...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... (1 or 2) which corresponds to the DRIVER # identified by the other transmitter. To recall the exit position, your vehicle must be in PARK (P). ... move all the way back. To stop recall movement of the seat at any time, press the driver's power seat control located on the outboard side of the front ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Heated Seats (Option) Press this button to turn on the heating element in the seat. The heated seat buttons are located on the driverମ.ignition is turned off, the heating element is also turned off. If your vehicle has the manual recliner, lift the lever on the outboard side of the seat and move the...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job. In a crash you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Head Restraints Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system. CAUTION: ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See "Safety Belt Reminder Light" in the Index. In most states and Canadian provinces, the law says to wear ...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-10
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    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-11
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    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. 1-12
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers Q: Won't I be trapped in the vehicle after an accident if I'm wearing a safety belt? Q: A: If I'm a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? You may be an excellent driver, but if ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... Wear Safety Belts Properly Adults This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware ... If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those ...vehicle has. We'll start with the driver position. Driver Position This part describes the driver's...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching .... 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. The safety belt ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: 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 would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across ...
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    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all occupants, they are more likely to be seriously injured if they don't wear safety belts. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. Air Bag Systems This part explains the frontal and side impact air bag systems. Your vehicle has four .... If this happens, just let the belt go back all the way and start again. If your vehicle has a center passenger position, be sure to...
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    ... They aren't designed to inflate in frontal, in rollover or in rear crashes. Everyone in your vehicle should ...designed to work with safety belts but don't replace them. Frontal air bags for the driver ... aren't designed to inflate at all in rollover, rear or low-speed frontal crashes, or in many ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    .... Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children." There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which .... The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    How the Air Bag Systems Work Where are the air bags? The driver's frontal air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. The right front passenger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's side ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... bag must be kept clear. Don't put anything between an occupant and an air bag, and don't attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other air bag covering. Don't let seat covers block the inflation path of a side impact ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... gas from the inflator, which inflates the air bag. The inflator, air bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel, instrument panel and the side of the front seatbacks closest to the door. 1-26
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... collisions, even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe ...not help you in many types of collisions, including rollovers, rear impacts, and many ...inflated. Some components of the air bag module -- the steering wheel hub for the driver's air bag,...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. sensor, which ...You may have to replace the air bag module in the steering wheel, both the air bag module and the instrument panel for the right...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...-Equipped Vehicle Air bags affect how your vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the air bag systems in several places around your vehicle... bag when it inflates. Avoid yellow connectors. They are probably part of the air bag systems. Be sure to follow proper service procedures, and make sure...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... the belt. To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lap part of a lap-shoulder belt. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the release button on ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Rear Seat Passengers It's very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics... crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who aren't safety belted can ...strike others in the vehicle who are wearing safety belts. Rear Seat Passenger Positions 1. Pick up ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-32
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just .... 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. The safety belt locks...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Rear shoulder belt comfort guides will provide added safety belt comfort for older ...belt away from the neck and head. There is one guide for each outside passenger position in the rear seat. To provide added safety belt comfort for children who have ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... under and past the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... position and release the safety belt as described in "Rear Seat Passenger Positions" earlier in this section....crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so ...you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide into its storage pocket on the side ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    CAUTION: (Continued) For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 kg) force on a person's arms. A baby should be secured in an appropriate restraint. CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In addition, there are many kinds of ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... and its head weighs so much compared with the rest of its body. In a crash, an infant in a rear-facing seat settles into the restraint, so the crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always should be secured...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... for Children An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a... Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have a shoulder belt positioner, and some high-back booster seats have a five-point harness. A booster seat can also help a child to see out the window. 1-41
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...seat, or position children. A built-in child restraint system is a permanent part of the motor vehicle. An add-on child restraint system is a portable... be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...to Put the Restraint Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors, therefore, recommends that child restraints be secured in the rear seat including an infant riding in a rear-...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... are designed for use with or without the top strap being anchored. Others require the top strap always to be anchored. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If yours requires that the top strap be anchored, don't use the restraint unless it is anchored properly. If...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. Your vehicle has top strap anchors already installed for the rear seating positions. You'll find them behind the ... LATCH system. You'll find anchors (A) in all three rear seat positions. To assist you in locating the lower ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    In order to use the system, you need either a forward-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B) at its base and a top tether anchor (C), or a rear-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B), as shown here. With this system, use the LATCH system instead of the vehicle's safety...
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    ... belts to secure the restraint. See "Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position" in the Index for information on how to secure a child restraint... on the child restraint to the anchors in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If the child restraint is forward-...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... go. It's better to secure the child restraint in the rear seat. You'll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    Tilt the latch plate to adjust the belt if needed. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint. 3. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 1-49
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    4. To tighten the belt, pull up on the shoulder belt while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 5. Push and pull the child restraint in ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...€™ll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with ...or neck, put it behind the child restraint. CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously injured or ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-52
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    6. To tighten the belt, feed the lap belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... the abdomen, which could cause severe or even fatal internal injuries in a crash. Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear seat. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... or neck? If the child is sitting in a seat next to a window, move the child toward the center of the vehicle. If the child is sitting in the center rear seat passenger position, move the child toward the safety belt buckle. In either case, be ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears the belt in this way, in a crash the child might slide under the belt. The belt's force would then be applied right on the child's abdomen. That ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...it, just attach it to the regular safety belt. Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash If you've... may need new LATCH system parts. If belts are cut or damaged, replace them. Collision damage also..., safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be necessary even if...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... 2-25 2-26 2-29 2-30 2-33 2-33 2-34 Windows Keys Door Locks Remote Keyless Entry System Trunk Theft Content Theft-...66 2-68 2-71 2-82 2-92 Running Your Engine While You're Parked Tilt Wheel Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Exterior Lamps Interior Lamps Mirrors Storage Compartments OnStarR System (If ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Windows CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. A child can be overcome by the extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 2-2
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    Power Windows Express-Down Windows The driver's and front passenger's windows have an... also set the control to only lock out the rear window controls. See "Driver Information ... window controls will still be operable. The power window controls located on the driver's door armrest operate each...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Keys CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-4
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... transponder in the key head that matches a decoder in the vehicle's steering column. If a replacement key or any additional key is needed, you must purchase this key from ...can help prevent theft. But you can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle if you ever lock ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...transmitter. Turning the door key toward the front of the vehicle will lock the door. Turning the door key toward the rear of the vehicle will unlock it. To unlock the door from the inside, move the manual door lock located above the door handle rearward....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... you're not in PARK (P), have that person use the manual door lock control or power door lock switch. When the door is ... lock automatically. If you need to lock the doors before shifting out of PARK (P), use the manual door lock control or power door lock switch. Personal Choice Programming You can...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... actual locking of the vehicle. When the driver's power door lock switch or remote keyless entry lock ... door open, a chime will sound three times to signal that the delayed locking system is active. When all ... again. Pressing the driver's power door lock switch or remote keyless entry transmitter ...
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    ... setting. The procedure will need to be repeated for the second transmitter. Rear Door Security Lock Your vehicle ... security locks that prevent passengers from opening the rear doors of your vehicle from the inside. Using One of These Locks 1. Open the rear door you want to lock. 2. Move the lever ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... security lock feature, adults or older children who ride in the rear seat won't be able to open the... locks work, and how to cancel the locks. Canceling the Rear Door Lock 1. Unlock and open the...Rules and with Industry Canada. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...your D Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may D Check to determine if battery replacement is necessary. See the instructions that follow. a qualified technician for service. vehicle. You may need to stand closer during rainy or ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...will lock automatically after five seconds. D Perimeter Lighting: When the button with the unlock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed, the... lamps and back-up lamps will turn on. For more detailed information and programming instructions, refer to the Index for each individual ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... feedback to the driver when the vehicle receives a command from the remote keyless entry transmitter. Feedback is only .... The exterior lamps will not flash if the manual parking lamps are on. If your vehicle ... mode, and the horn will chirp. 5. Release the power door lock switch. The security feedback...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... the appropriate feedback. Repeat with the unlock button. Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should... when you go to your dealer. When the dealer matches the replacement transmitter to your vehicle, any remaining transmitters must...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... eraser to remove the old battery. Do not use a metal object. 3. Remove and replace the battery. Replace it as the instructions inside the cover indicate. 4. Snap the... enter. 5. Check the operation of the transmitter. For battery replacement, use one DuracellR battery, type DL-2032, or a ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... pass through the seal between the body and the trunk lid: D Make sure all other windows are shut. D Turn the fan on your heating or cooling system to its highest... trunk from the outside, insert the master key and turn it clockwise. Remote Trunk Release and Trunk Lockout The TRUNK ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...open, you'll hear a chime reminding you to remove your key from the ignition and take it with you. Always do this. Your steering wheel will be locked, and so will your ignition and transaxle. And remember to lock the doors. NOTICE: The trunk release handle...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    Parking at Night Park in a lighted spot, close all windows and lock your vehicle. .... 2. Lock the door with the power door lock switch or with the remote keyless entry transmitter. The SECURITY light should come ... D Close all windows. D Insert the master key into the trunk release button and turn it to...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... entry transmitter. 3. Get out of the car, close the door and wait for the SECURITY light to go out. 4. Then reach in through the window, unlock the door with the manual door lock and open the door. This should set off the alarm. If the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...) Rules and with Industry Canada. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to ... key, it shuts down the vehicle's starter and fuel systems. The starter will not work and fuel will stop being delivered to the engine. Anyone using a trial-and-error method to start the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... engine still does not start with the other key, your vehicle needs service. If your vehicle ... damage your keys, only a GM dealer can service PASS-Key III to have new keys ... the engine. If the engine will not start, see your dealer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn the key to OFF, and...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... lets you use your electrical power accessories such as power windows, power sunroof (option), radio and the windshield wipers. To use, push in the ignition key and turn it toward you. Your steering wheel will remain locked, just as it was before you inserted the key. 2-22
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...the correct key; if so, is it all the way in? If it is, then turn the steering wheel left and right while you turn the key hard. Turn the key only with your hand....you turn off the engine but still turn the steering wheel. It doesn't lock the steering wheel like LOCK and it doesn't ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...shift lever to PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). Your engine won't start in any other position -- that's a safety feature....the excessive heat can damage your starter motor. Wait about 15 seconds between each try ... off the accelerator pedal, turn your ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... In very cold weather, 0_F (-18_C) or colder, the engine coolant heater can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, the coolant heater should be plugged in a minimum of four hours prior to starting ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... a Trailer" in the Index. Your automatic transaxle has a shift lever located on the steering column. PARK (P): This position locks your front wheels. It's the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle can't move easily. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Ensure the shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transaxle shift lock control system. ... gear to back up. NEUTRAL (N): In this position, your engine doesn't connect with the wheels. To restart when you're already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... all the way down. SECOND (2): This position gives you more power but lower fuel economy than THIRD (3). You can use SECOND (2) ... is also used for normal driving, however, it offers more power and lower fuel economy than AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE ( ). NOTICE: Don't drive in SECOND (2) for more than 5 ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    FIRST (1): This position gives you even more power (but lower fuel economy) than SECOND (2). You can use it ..., the brake system warning light will turn on while the parking brake is set. The parking brake uses the brakes on the rear wheels. To release the parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    .... Shifting Into PARK (P) CAUTION: NOTICE: Driving with the parking brake on can cause your rear brakes to overheat. You may have to replace them, and you could also damage other parts of your vehicle. If you are towing a trailer and are parking on any ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... pedal down with your right foot and set the parking brake. 2. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) like this: D Move the lever up as far as it will go. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running Torque Lock If you are parking on a hill and you don't shift your transaxle into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in the transaxle. You may find it difficult to pull the shift lever out of PARK ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... but still can’t shift out of PARK (P), try this: 1. Turn the key to OFF. Open and close the driverମ. the brake until the end of Step 4. 3. Shift to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the vehicle and then shift to the drive gear you... that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Donମ.
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... was damaged when driving over high points on the road or over road debris. D Repairs weren't done correctly. D Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified ... ever suspect exhaust is coming into your vehicle: D Drive it only with all the windows down to blow out any CO; and D Have your vehicle ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ..."Towing a Trailer" in the Index. Horn Press on the center area of the steering wheel to sound the horn. Tilt ... wheel allows you to adjust the steering wheel before you drive. You can also ... and enter the vehicle. The lever that allows you to tilt the steering wheel is located on the left side of...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Turn Signal and Lane Change Signals To signal a turn, move the lever on the left side of the steering wheel all the way up or down. The lever returns automatically when the turn is complete. An arrow on the instrument ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...and Circuit Breakers" in the Index) and for burned-out bulbs. Turn Signal On Chime If your turn ...of you that you want to pass. It works even if your headlamps are off. Pull the turn signal lever toward you briefly to ... beam or high beam to low beam, pull the turn signal lever toward you and release ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...shorter the delay. Heavy snow or ice can overload your wiper motor. A circuit breaker will stop the motor until it cools. Clear away snow or ice to prevent an overload. Keep in mind that damaged... a single wiping cycle, turn the band to MIST. Hold it there until the wipers start, then let go...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... on the driving conditions and the sensitivity setting. In light rain or snow, fewer wipes will occur.... system is active. The Rainsense system is activated by turning the wiper control band to one of the five.... The system can be overridden at any time by manually changing the wiper control to LO or HI...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    Windshield Washer At the top of the turn signal/multifunction lever, there's a paddle with the word PUSH on it. To ... Index for more information. The switches to operate cruise control are located on the steering wheel. With cruise control, you can maintain a speed of about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...to turn cruise control on. (ON/OFF is located on the bottom left of the steering wheel.) An indicator light will come on to show that cruise control is on... and the CRUISE light on the instrument panel cluster will illuminate. (The switch is located on the bottom right of the steering wheel.) 4. Take ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    Resuming a Set Speed Suppose you set your cruise control at a desired speed and then you apply the brake. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control. But you don't need to reset it. Once you're going about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more, you can briefly press the RESUME/ACCEL (resume/accelerate) ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... your cruise control feature. Ending Cruise Control There are two ways to turn off the cruise control: Exterior Lamps The exterior lamp control buttons are located to the left of the steering column. D Step lightly on the brake pedal; or D press ON/OFF. Erasing Speed ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... on. If the wiper-activated headlamps are on and the ignition switch is turned to RUN, the wiper-activated headlamps will continue. When you turn the ... covered. The DRL system will make your high-beam headlamps turn on at reduced brightness in daylight when the following conditions are met: Lamps On...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...by sensing how dark it is outside. The lever for this feature is located to the left of the steering column. Cornering Lamps (If Equipped) The cornering lamps come on when the headlamps or parking lamps are on and you signal a turn with the multifunction lever. They provide more light for...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... Twilight Sentinel lighting is active, it can be disabled by turning on the manual parking lamps. The lighting will be disabled until the ignition is moved ... on. If you need to leave the lamps on for more than 10 minutes, use the manual control to turn the lamps back on after the ignition is turned ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... Control The lever for this feature is located to the left of the steering column. Courtesy Lamps If it is dark ... leave the vehicle. You can also turn these lamps on by sliding the INTERIOR lever ... symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter, turning the ignition key to RUN or activating the power...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... will be cancelled and the lighting will fade out. Perimeter Lighting If it is dark enough outside when the button with the unlock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed, the DRL headlamps, parking lamps and back-up lamps will come...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...glove box lamp, cigarette lighters or garage door opener. When the ignition is turned off, the power to these features will automatically turn off after ... opened, the trunk is opened or the courtesy lamp switch is turned on. To restore power back to the cigarette lighters the ignition must be turned ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... may occur when several of the following are on: headlamps, high beams, rear window defogger, fan at high speed, heated seats (if equipped) and engine cooling ... with OnStar controls). The indicator light will be illuminated when this feature is active. Mirrors Day/Night Manual Rearview Mirror ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... seconds for mirrors equipped with OnStar controls) again. The green indicator light will be illuminated when this feature is active. The automatic dimming feature will be active ... similar magnetic item. If the letter C should ever appear in the compass window, the compass may need calibration. 2-51
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... equipped with OnStar controls) quickly until the correct zone number appears in the display. Stop pressing the button and the mirror will return to normal operation. If C appears in the compass window, the compass may need calibration. See "Compass Calibration" explained previously. 2-52
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Power Remote Control Mirrors The controls for the power remote mirrors are located on the driver's door armrest. Parallel Park Assist Mirror ...when the shift lever is in REVERSE (R). This feature assists the driver, improving rear obstacle detection. When the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE (R), ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... electrochromic day/night rearview mirror. See "Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror" earlier in this section. When you operate the rear window defogger, a defogger also warms the heated driver's and passenger's outside rearview mirrors to help clear ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... the top tray and lift up. To access the rear storage area, press the lift latch at the...may contain either additional cupholders or air vents for the rear seat passengers. You will also find two ...auxiliary power outlet. The front center and rear ashtrays may be removed for cleaning. Hold the sides of ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... Sun Visors Each sun visor has two parts, so that both the windshield and door glass can...visors, flip the first visor down and turn it toward the window. Then, flip the second visor down toward... or CB radio. Your vehicle may have up to three power outlets depending on the type of front seat you have. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. NOTICE: When using auxiliary power outlets: D Maximum load ... NOTICE: Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the power outlet ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...: You can control the volume of the OnStar System using either the volume control knob on the radio or using the steering wheel volume control (if equipped). OnStar Services Button: Press this button once to contact an advisor who will be ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... button. An advisor will contact the appropriate help. Remote Diagnostics: If an instrument panel light comes on, press the OnStar Services button. An advisor can perform a check of the engine on-board computer, and recommend what action needs to...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... subject to cellular carrier equipment limitations. Global positioning locating capabilities will not be available if satellite signals are obstructed. OnStar ...manner or at all. OnStar System Limitations Complete limitations can be found on the Subscriber Services Agreement. In order to provide you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...open operation will be overridden and the sunroof will operate manually. To close the glass panel, press and ... a better seal. The sunshade must be closed manually. Once the sunroof is closed, it can be opened .... The sunshade must be opened and closed manually for vent operation. The sunroof has four ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    HomeLinkR Transmitter (If Equipped) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: ... of the device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. 2-62
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... more accurate transmission of the radio frequency. Your vehicle's engine should be turned off while ... button on HomeLink through Step 3. 3. When the HomeLink indicator light begins to blink slowly (this may take up ... up to 90 seconds). If you have trouble programming HomeLink, make sure that you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... garage door opener motor head unit. An indicator light will begin to flash when the motor head unit enters the training mode. Following this ...the hand-held transmitter to open the garage door. If after following these instructions, you still have problems training the garage door opener, contact the...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... Press and hold the appropriate button on HomeLink for at least a half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Erasing Channels To erase all three programmed channels, hold down the two outside buttons on HomeLink ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System 2-66
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... panel are the following: A. Air Outlets B. Driver Information Center Buttons (If Equipped) C. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever D. Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) E. Hazard Warning Flashers F. Instrument Panel Cluster G. Traction Control Button (If ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, how much fuel you're using, and many other things you'll need to... with one of these instrument panel clusters, which includes indicator warning lights and gages that are explained on the following pages. Standard Cluster (United States ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Cluster with Tachometer (United States version shown, Canada similar) 2-69
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Speedometer and Odometer Your speedometer lets you see your speed in both miles per hour (mph) and kilometers per hour (km/h). Your odometer shows how far your vehicle has been driven, in either miles or kilometers. Press The ENG/MET button which is located to the left of the speedometer to change ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators This part describes the warning lights and gages that may be on your vehicle. The pictures will... something is wrong before it becomes serious enough to cause an expensive repair or replacement. Paying attention to your warning lights and gages could also save you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... bag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the ... Have your vehicle serviced right away. CAUTION: If the air bag readiness light stays on ..., have your vehicle serviced right away if the air bag readiness light stays on ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    .... To save the battery until you get there, turn off all accessories and set the climate ... Brake System Warning Light Your vehicle's hydraulic brake system is divided into two parts. If ...braking, though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See "Towing ...warning light is also on, you don't have anti-lock brakes and there's a problem ...carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will also come ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...there may be a problem with your traction control system and your vehicle may need service. When this warning light is on, the system will not limit wheel spin. Adjust your driving accordingly. D If the traction control system is affected ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... area, the engine is too hot. Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light) Your vehicle is equipped with a computer which monitors operation of the fuel, ignition and emission control systems. A temperature indicator light will turn on and a ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ..., your emission controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not be as good and your engine may ... An emission control system NOTICE: Modifications made to the engine, transaxle, exhaust, intake or fuel system of your vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other than those of ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...in the Index. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or ... driving trips should turn the light off. Have you recently changed brands of fuel? If so, be... will require at least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. If none of the above steps have made the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... system readiness, see your dealer or qualified service center to prepare the vehicle for inspection. Oil Pressure Light If your vehicle has the standard instrument panel cluster, this light will come on if there is a problem with your vehicle's engine oil pressure. If your vehicle has the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...could be low, or there might be some other oil problem. See your dealer for service. Service Vehicle Soon Light This light will come on ... as possible and have your vehicle serviced. These problems may not be obvious and may affect vehicle performance or durability. Consult a ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... the Index. The fuel gage shows about how much fuel is in your tank. It works only when the ignition is on. When the indicator moves to the edge of... things that some owners ask about. None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: D At the service station, the gas pump shuts off before Fuel Gage...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... with the vehicle's performance status. The following buttons are on the DIC control panel which is located to the left of the steering column: DIC Displays and Controls There are .... The system will then perform a status check and display any messages if a problem is detected. If there ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...shows FUEL ECONOMY AVERAGE. Average fuel economy is viewed as a long term approximation of your overall driving conditions. To learn the average fuel economy from a new starting point, press the RESET button...(40.25 km) driven, and the fuel remaining in the fuel tank. The RESET button does not...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... are normal. If a potential tire pressure problem is detected, the display will show CHECK TIRE ... or Spanish. The language of the display is set by holding the FUEL INFO and RESET buttons together ... language will be displayed for three seconds. Release the FUEL INFO and RESET buttons when the desired ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...: EXP (Export ID) Warning Message 20 ...TURN SIGNAL STILL ON? 24 ...TRUNK AJAR 25 ... system (stop; turn off the engine; then start the engine again). If the SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM...€™re steering. This stability enhancement system activates when the computer senses that your vehicle is just starting to...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... the STABILITY SYSTEM ACTIVE message is on, you should continue to steer in the direction you want to go. The system is designed ... choice features available with your vehicle: D D D D D D D D D Automatic Door Locks Window Lockout Security Feedback Delayed Locking Perimeter Lighting Memory Seats (If...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Use the following steps for personal choice programming instructions. 1. Turn the ignition on and keep the transaxle ...ENG/MET button for five seconds. WELCOME TO BUICK OPTION FEATURE will appear in the display. 4. The first... the doors will unlock every time you stop and turn the ignition to OFF. 2-87...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... three passenger window switches will be inactive when the window LOCK switch is enabled. If you choose REAR, only the two rear passenger window switches will be locked out when ...: 1. Move the arrow on the display between R + PASS and REAR by pressing the ENG/MET button. 2. Once you have ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... combinations of these selections, you can choose the type of transmitter activated feedback when locking and ... KEYLESS FEEDBACK you will also need to choose LIGHTS and/or HORN FEEDBACK. You can ... when locking or unlocking your vehicle. and ON for LIGHTS FEEDBACK, the exterior lamps will flash twice ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Perimeter Lighting When the button with the unlock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed, the DRL (high-beams at reduced ... feature is active, the memory seat and mirror positions will be recalled for the identified driver when the remote keyless entry transmitter is used to enter ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    .... The seat will move when you enter the vehicle after unlocking it with a remote keyless entry transmitter. This will allow for easy entry. For more ...is OFF, the DRIVER ID can be displayed by pressing either a button on the remote keyless entry transmitter or a memory seat button. Language Selection ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...HUD image dim and placed low in your field of view. If your vehicle is equipped with the Head-Up Display ... following information: The HUD shows these images when they are lighted on the instrument panel cluster. D D D D Speedometer Reading Turn Signal Indicators High-Beam Headlamp Indicator Check ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...lot, you may misjudge distance and hit an obstacle or another vehicle. The HUD controls are located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. 1. Start your engine and slide the HUD dimmer lever all the way up. The brightness of the HUD ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...metric units, push the ENG/MET button located to the left of the steering column. Clean the inside of the windshield as necessary to remove ... and Circuit Breakers" in the Index. Keep in mind that your windshield is part of the HUD system. If you ever have to have your windshield replaced, be sure ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...) Air Conditioning Heating Defogging and Defrosting Rear Window Defogger Ventilation System Steering Wheel Controls for Climate Control (If Equipped) ... (If Equipped) Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped) Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) Understanding Radio Reception Tips About Your Audio ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...panel outlets or windshield outlets. RECIRC (Recirculation): Press this button to limit the amount of outside air entering your vehicle. This ... helpful when you are trying to cool the interior of the vehicle quickly, or limit the amount of outside air entering your vehicle. To turn off RECIRC, press ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...select VENT while in FRONT defrost, the VENT light will flash three times to let you ... will flow through the windshield and side window outlets. The air conditioning compressor is not... of outside air entering your vehicle is limited with this setting. The air conditioning compressor is on in this mode...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... to the side window defrosters and floor ducts. instrument panel outlets. TEMP (Temperature): To manually adjust the temperature inside the vehicle, push the TEMP ... of air directed to the front defroster and the side window defrosters. the floor ducts with some airflow directed to ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    .... RECIRC (Recirculation): When RECIRC is selected, the system will limit the amount of outside air entering your ...you are trying to cool the interior of the vehicle quickly or limit the amount of outside air entering your... again. RECIRC can be selected in all manual airflow modes except FRONT defrost...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... time you press the button, a red indicator light will come on. To decrease temperature, press the button with...time you press the button a blue indicator light will come on. If the passenger control has ...once. (Pressing the OFF button a second time will turn off the main system.) Automatic Operation ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... or FRONT buttons will override this delay, turn off the AUTO setting and return the system to manual operation. Personal Choice Comfort Controls (If Equipped...of each keyless entry transmitter. To recall comfort settings, press the unlock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter and ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... your selection has been saved and can now be recalled. Follow these steps each time you want ...in the Index. Air Conditioning On hot days, open the windows long enough to let hot inside air escape.... your vehicle to cool down. Then keep your windows closed for the air conditioner to work its best. If ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... lever. The amount of fresh air entering the vehicle is limited when Recirculation is selected. This is helpful when you are trying to cool the air in your vehicle or limit the air entering the vehicle. If your vehicle ... ducts. The heater works best if you keep your windows closed while using ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... also supply air through the floor ducts. Rear Window Defogger The lines you see on the rear window warm the glass. Press this button to start warming your rear and side windows. t At speeds above 35 mph (55 km... below 35 mph (55 km/h), the defogger will turn off automatically. If you need ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... try to clear frost or other material from the inside of the rear window with a razor blade or anything else that...license, tape or decals across the defogger grid on the rear window. Adjust the direction of airflow by moving ... by selecting any air choice (except the rear window defogger) and any fan ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...) for some time, the system may need repair. See your dealer. Steering Wheel Controls for Climate Control (If Equipped) If your vehicle has ... control the temperature function by using the buttons located on your steering wheel. Press the TEMP (Temperature) up arrow to increase ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... play your audio system even after the ignition is turned off. See "Retained Accessory Power (RAP)" in the Index. AM-FM Stereo ... time is not available from the station, NO UPDATE will appear on the display. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... sound will mute while seeking. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. To scan stations,...sound will mute while scanning. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. To scan preset ... and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... level is set to the middle position. Stop turning the knob when you find the bass level... and a positive number will appear on the display. Turn the AUDIO knob counterclockwise to decrease treble... and a positive number will appear on the display. Turn the AUDIO knob counterclockwise to decrease treble...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...reached. To adjust the fade between the front and rear speakers, push and release AUDIO ...sound to the front speakers or counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. A bar graph with indicators will show ... is balanced between the front and rear speakers. Stop turning the AUDIO knob when you...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... radio will play while the tape reverses. 2 (Forward): Press this pushbutton to advance quickly to another part of the tape. Press this pushbutton again to return to playing speed. The radio will play while the tape advances. 3 (Dolby): Press ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...TAPE: The tape is tight and the player can't turn the tape hubs. Remove the tape. Hold ...Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. Turn the radio off. Insert the adapter into the cassette slot....down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. This override routine will remain active until...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...to stop scanning. The sound will mute while scanning. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume): Turn this knob clockwise to increase ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...SEEK arrows again to stop scanning your preset stations. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. Setting Preset Stations The six numbered ... set up to 18 stations (six AM, six FM1 and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select AM, FM1 ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...reached. To adjust the fade between the front and rear speakers, push and release AUDIO ...sound to the front speakers or counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. A bar graph with indicators will show ... is balanced between the front and rear speakers. Stop turning the AUDIO knob when you...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... (RDS). With RDS, the radio can do the following: D Seek only to stations with the types of programs ..., and D receive and display messages from radio stations. RDS features are only available ... when the RDS information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    Finding a PTY Station P-TYP (Program Type): This button is used to turn on and off Program Type ... OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ignition off and... FM2. 2. Press P-TYP to activate program type mode. 3. Turn the AUDIO knob to select a PTY. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...Messages ALERT!: This type of announcement warns of national or local emergencies. You will not be able to turn... message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds until the message is completed. To see the parts of the message faster than every three seconds...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... eject button or DISP. If you turn off the ignition or radio with a disc in the player, it will stay in the player. When you turn on the ignition or system, the disc will start playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. If an ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...If your radio displays an error number, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume): Turn this knob clockwise to increase volume. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... sound will mute while seeking. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. To scan stations,...sound will mute while scanning. The radio will seek to stations with a strong signal only. To scan preset ... and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... level is set to the middle position. Stop turning the knob when you find the bass level... and a positive number will appear on the display. Turn the AUDIO knob counterclockwise to decrease treble... and a positive number will appear on the display. Turn the AUDIO knob counterclockwise to decrease treble...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...reached. To adjust the fade between the front and rear speakers, push and release AUDIO ...sound to the front speakers or counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. A bar graph with indicators will show ... is balanced between the front and rear speakers. Stop turning the AUDIO knob when you...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... Finding a PTY Station P-TYP (Program Type): This button is used to turn on and off Program Type... OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ignition off and... FM2. 2. Press P-TYP to activate program type mode. 3. Turn the AUDIO knob to select a PTY. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...Messages ALERT!: This type of announcement warns of national or local emergencies. You will not be able to turn... message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds until the message is completed. To see the parts of the message faster than every three seconds...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...in squarely. Press the eject button to remove the tape and start over. While the tape is playing, use the VOLUME and... reverses. (Forward): Press this pushbutton to advance 2 quickly to another part of the tape. Press this pushbutton again to return to playing speed. The radio will play while the tape...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... to play a cassette tape or a CD when listening to the radio. (Eject): Press this button to eject a tape. ... and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. CD Adapter Kits It is possible to use ... the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. Turn the radio off. Insert the adapter into the cassette slot....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... eject button or DISP. If you turn off the ignition or radio with a disc in the player, it will stay in the player. When you turn on the ignition or system, the disc will start playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. If an ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...Errors CHECK CD: If this message appears on the radio display, it could be due to one of the following ... CD Changer (Option) D The road is too rough. The disc should play when the road is smoother.... and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. With the optional compact disc changer, you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    You must first load the magazine with discs before you can play a compact disc. Each of the 12 trays holds one disc. Slide the button on the top of the magazine and gently pull out one of the trays. Load the trays from top to bottom, placing a disc on the tray label side up. If you load a disc with...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... and the door is closed, the CD changer stack symbol will appear on the radio display. If the CD changer is checking the magazine for CDs, ...are listed on the front of the magazine. All of the CD functions are controlled by the radio buttons except for ejecting the magazine. Playing a Compact Disc If ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... time you press SIDE, the disc number on the radio display will go to that of the next available CD. .... AM FM: Press this button to return to listening to the radio while a CD is playing. TAPE/CD/CD... you have a magazine loaded in the changer when listening to the radio. You can also press this button ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... (1 or 2) found on the back of each remote keyless entry transmitter. To recall audio sources, press ... listened to will be recalled for the identified driver (1 or 2). To program this feature, do the following: 1. Set all radio ..., contact your dealer. If your radio displays an error number other than ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... returned to the dealer. Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped) Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) If your vehicle has this feature, you can control certain radio functions using the buttons on your steering wheel. SOURCE: Press this button to play a cassette tape or compact disc ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... go on to the next preset station. The radio will scan preset stations with a strong signal only. Press this ... notice static while listening to the radio, unplug the cellular phone and turn it off. Tips About ... Tall buildings or hills can interfere with FM signals, causing the sound to come and go. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... the use of a scrubbing action, non-abrasive cleaning cassette with pads which scrub the tape head as the hubs of the cleaner cassette turn. The recommended cleaning cassette is available through your dealer (GM Part No. 12344789). 3-42
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... five seconds to reset the CLEAN PLAYER indicator. The radio will display --- to show the indicator was reset. Cassettes ...before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your Compact Discs Handle ... from the center to the edge. Be sure never to touch the signal surface when handling discs. Pick up ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    .... The metallic film in some tinting materials will interfere with or distort the incoming radio reception. If, when you turn on your rear window defogger, you hear static on your radio station, it could mean that a defogger grid ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...tips on driving. 4-2 4-3 4-6 4-6 4-9 4-11 4-13 4-13 4-15 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Traction Control System (If Equipped) Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Driving at Night 4-18 4-21 4-22 4-23 4-24 4-24 4-26 4-30 4-32 4-34 Driving in Rain and...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... make mistakes. Anticipate what they might do. Be ready for their mistakes. Rear-end collisions are about the most preventable of accidents. Yet they are .... You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate on the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... obvious way to solve the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and ...and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone ...Police records show that almost half of all motor vehicle-related deaths involve alcohol....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Since alcohol is carried in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level ... states, and throughout Canada, sets the legal limit at 0.08 percent. In some other countries, ... percent in both France and Germany. The BAC limit for all commercial drivers in the United States is...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden action, as when a child darts into the street? A person ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... systems that make your vehicle go where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the steering and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at ...another. Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination and eyesight all play a part. So do alcohol, drugs and frustration. But even in 3/4 ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...-lock brake system will check itself. You may hear a momentary motor or clicking noise while this test is going on, and you may ... your brake pedal moves or pulses a little. This is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See "Anti-Lock Brake ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... most of available tire and road conditions. This can help you steer around the obstacle while braking hard. Let's say the road is wet... computer will separately work the brakes at each front wheel and at both rear wheels. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... vehicle may have a traction control system that limits wheel spin. This is especially useful in slippery road... front brakes and reduces engine power to limit wheel spin. You may feel or... cruise control when the traction control system begins to limit wheel spin, the cruise control will automatically ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...traction control system automatically comes on whenever you start your vehicle. To limit wheel spin, especially in slippery road conditions, ... OFF button located at the end of the shift lever on the right side of the steering wheel. The traction control system warning light will come on and stay on. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... Steering If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not ..., and then accelerate gently into the straightaway. Steering Tips Driving on Curves It's important to ...it possible for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there's no traction, ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...room. That's the time for evasive action -- steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well in emergencies like these....this requires close attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can turn it a full 180...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...steer so that your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. D Watch for traffic signs, pavement markings and lines. 4-...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...like a chance to pass is coming up, start your left lane change signal before moving out of ...your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. (... brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. following driver to get ahead of you....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... your vehicle starts to slide, ease your foot off the accelerator pedal and quickly steer the way you want the vehicle to go. If you start steering quickly enough, your vehicle may ...three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels aren't rolling. In the steering or cornering skid, too much ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... you and other vehicles. headlamps can light up only so much road ahead....Slow down, especially on higher speed roads. Your D In remote areas, watch for animals. D If you're... reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-16
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... to wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you're ... your eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are ... suffer from night blindness -- the inability to see in dim light -- and aren't even aware of it. 4-17
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... 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...keep your windshield wiping equipment in good shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally....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 puddles....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle....be carried away. As little as six inches of flowing water can carry away a smaller vehicle. If...be very cautious about trying to drive through flowing water. Some Other Rainy Weather Tips D ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... going. Get a city map and plan your trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country trip. D Try to ... large cities. You'll save time and energy. See the next part, "Freeway Driving." D Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic light is there because the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance ...Once you are on the freeway, adjust your speed to the posted limit or to the prevailing rate if it's slower. Stay... check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways (also called...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... 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 ...reservoir full? Are all windows clean inside and outside? D Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? D Fuel, Engine Oil, ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... there actually such a condition as "highway hypnosis"? Or is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel? Call it highway hypnosis, lack of awareness, or whatever. There is something about ... from driving in flat or rolling terrain. D If you get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service 4-24
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transaxle. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. D Know how to go down ... D You may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: D Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. D You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your trunk. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...Wet ice." Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You ...the fragile traction. If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... brakes improve your vehicle's stability when you make a hard stop on a slippery road. Even though you have ... you're actually on the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers. If you are stopped by heavy snow, ... help and keep yourself and your passengers safe: D Turn on your hazard flashers. 4-28
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... engine only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you run the engine, make it go a ... idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps ... battery to restart the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and ... cold. But do it as little as possible. Preserve the fuel as long as you can. To help keep warm,... do recreational vehicle towing: D What's the towing capacity of the towing vehicle? Be sure you read the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    .... To tow your vehicle using a dolly, follow these steps: 1. Put the front wheels on the dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position. 5. Release the parking brake. 4-31
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... you can carry. This weight is called the Vehicle Capacity Weight and includes the weight of all ... label, found on the rear edge of the driver's door. It tells you the gross weight capacity of your vehicle...GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel and cargo. Never exceed the GVWR ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... load your vehicle any heavier than the GVWR, or either the maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way ... you can. NOTICE: Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because of overloading. If you put things ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...trailer towing equipment. To identify what the vehicle trailering capacity is for your vehicle, you should read ... means changes in handling, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering takes ...-pulling components such as the engine, transaxle, wheel assemblies and tires are forced to work ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads. D Obey speed limit restrictions when ... information or advice, or you can write us at: Buick Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33136 ... 48232-5136 In Canada, write to: General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...for more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you're using a weight-carrying ... sure your vehicle's tires are inflated to the upper limit for cold tires. You'll find these... sure you don't go over the GVW limit for your vehicle, including the weight of the trailer tongue...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... electrical circuits required for your trailer lighting system can be accessed at the driver's side rear lamp connector. This connector is located under the carpet on ... have its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be able ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... to your lane. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then, to move the trailer ... up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you. Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer When you tow a trailer, your vehicle may need a different turn signal flasher and/or extra wiring. Check ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... behind you are seeing your signal when they are not. It's important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still working. Your vehicle has bulb warning lights. When you plug a trailer lighting system into your vehicle's lighting system, its bulb warning lights may not...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... you: Maintenance When Trailer Towing Your vehicle will need service more often when you're pulling a trailer.... are automatic transaxle fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, drive belt, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    Section 5 Problems on the Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-9 5-10 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating 5-12 5-20 5-20 5-30 5-31 Cooling ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... the key isn't in. Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. To turn the flashers off,...let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. When the hazard warning flashers are on, your ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...built-in hydrometer. Do not charge, test or jump start the battery if the hydrometer looks clear or light yellow. Replace the battery when there is a clear or light yellow hydrometer and a cranking complaint. Trying to start your vehicle by pushing or pulling it wonମ.
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    .... 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories plugged into the cigarette lighter or in the auxiliary power outlet(s). Turn off the radio and all lamps that aren't needed. This will avoid sparks and help ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...help immediately. You will not see the battery of your vehicle under the hood. It is located under the rear passenger's seat. You will not need to access the battery for jump starting. The remote positive (+) terminal is for that purpose. CAUTION: An...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands...one. Negative (-) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (-) terminal if the vehicle has one... that would damage the battery and maybe other parts too. And don't connect the negative (-) ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 8. Now ... go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (-) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. 5-7
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as good there, and the chance of sparks getting back to the ...start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 5-8
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and Remote Negative (-) Terminals C. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (-) Terminal Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    Engine Overheating You will find a warning light about a hot engine as well as an engine coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument ... catches fire because you keep driving with no coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. 5-10
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... you get an engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a ... is on, turn it off. 2. Turn on your heater to full hot at the highest fan speed and open the window as necessary. 3. If you're in a traffic jam, shift to NEUTRAL (N); ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... any underhood electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, don't do anything else until it cools down. The vehicle should be ... Overview" in the Index for more information on location. A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Electric Engine ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... it isn't, you may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. NOTICE: Engine .... CAUTION: Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Don't touch them. If you do...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but ... of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOLR engine coolant at the coolant recovery tank. See "Engine ... the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at the FULL COLD mark, start your vehicle. If the...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    How to Add Coolant to the Radiator 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you ... pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a hiss, ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...After the engine cools, open the coolant air bleed valve. A. Clean the area around the engine oil fill tube and cap ...of the engine bracket and remove the cover shield. D. Put the oil fill tube, with cap attached, in the valve cover oil fill hole until you're ready to replace the cover shield. 5-17...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    7. Replace the 3800 Series II V6 engine cover shield. A. Remove the oil fill tube, ... the center of the cover shield. 8. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 5. Fill the ... and the compartment. 9. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    12. Then replace the presure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure ... getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fans. 11. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...foot off the accelerator pedal and grip the steering wheel firmly. Steer to maintain lane position, and...the accelerator pedal. Get the vehicle under control by steering the way you want the vehicle to go. It... further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on your hazard warning...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. The equipment you'll need is located in the trunk. 1. Pull the carpeting from the floor of the trunk. 2. Lift and remove the cover. 3. Remove the compact spare tire. See "Compact Spare ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...the container that holds the wrench and jack. 5. Remove the wheel wrench, jack and the spare tire from ... remove the center cover by using the flat end of the wheel wrench to pry it off. If your vehicle... wheel cover until it comes off. When reinstalling the wheel cover, carefully line up the tire valve...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 3. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the jack head...until it fits under the vehicle. 1. Use the wheel wrench to loosen the wheel nuts, but don't...yet. 2. The jack has a bolt at the end. Attach the wheel wrench to the bolt to create a jack handle....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... a notch in the frame which is located near each wheel well. The front notch is eight inches (20 cm) back from the front wheel well. The rear notch is three inches (8 cm) forward from the rear wheel well. The notches are accessible through openings in the plastic trim at the bottom of ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... wheel. CAUTION: 5. Raise the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench clockwise in the jack. Raise the vehicle far enough ... take off the flat tire. Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... hole while tightening the nuts. Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. 10. Lower the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise on the jack. Lower the jack completely. 11. Tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence. 5-26
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts....pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts ...compact spare. If you try to put a wheel cover on your compact spare, you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...€™ve put the compact spare tire on your vehicle, you’ll need to store the flat tire in your trunk. Use the following procedure to secure the flat tire in the trunk. Store the flat tire as far forward in the trunk as possible. Store the jack and wheel wrench in their compartment in the trunk. 5-28
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... and tools as shown in the diagram. A. Wrench B. Jack C. Jack Container D. Retainer E. Spare Tire Cover F. Retainer The compact spare tire is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as soon as you can. See "Compact Spare Tire" later in this section. 5-29
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... trip and have your full-size tire repaired or replaced where you want. You must calibrate the... That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle. Don't use your compact spare on other...won't fit. Keep your spare tire and its wheel together. NOTICE: Tire chains won't fit ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...you must use caution. NOTICE: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your vehicle as well as the... Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out First, turn your steering wheel left and right. That will clear the area around your front wheels. If your vehicle has traction control, you should turn the system...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... Finish Damage GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label Electrical System Replacement Bulbs Capacities and Specifications Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts 6-1
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... your dealer for all your service needs. You'll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope .... Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Doing Your Own Service Work If ... a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work you ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...D Be sure you have sufficient knowledge, experience, the proper replacement parts and tools before you attempt any vehicle ... affect windshield washer performance. Check with your dealer before adding equipment to the outside of your vehicle. Fuel Gasoline Octane Use regular unleaded gasoline with a ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may turn on (see "... diagnosis. If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered by ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... does not recommend the use of such gasolines. Fuels containing MMT can reduce the life of spark plugs and the performance of the emission control ... Don't use fuel containing methanol. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage plastic and rubber parts....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...hang the tethered fuel cap from the hook on the fuel door. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). The fuel cap has a spring in it; if you let go of the cap too soon, it will spring back to the right. The fuel cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...if you open the fuel cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot weather. Open the fuel cap ...: If you need a new fuel cap, be sure to get the right type. Your dealer can ... light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See "Malfunction ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    Filling a Portable Fuel Container CAUTION: Never fill a portable fuel container while it is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ... that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like gasoline, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 1. Pull the hood release handle inside the vehicle. It is located next to the parking brake pedal near the floor. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and pull up on the secondary hood release. The hood latch is located under the hood, near the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...A. Engine Compartment Fuse Block B. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir C. Remote Positive Terminal D. E. F. G. Engine Coolant Recovery Tank Radiator Pressure Cap Engine Oil Dipstick Engine Oil Fill Cap H. Automatic Transaxle Fluid Dipstick I. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In order to get an accurate... warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick is located right behind the engine fans and... on location. You should check your engine oil level regularly; this is an added reminder. 6-11
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see "Capacities and Specifications" in the Index. Be sure to fill it enough to put the level somewhere ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... identified by looking for the starburst symbol. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Do not use any oil which does not carry this starburst ... You should also use the proper viscosity oil for your vehicle, as shown in the following chart: ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil. Both will provide easier cold starting and better ... on top of your vehicle. D The vehicle is used for delivery service, police, taxi or other commercial application. ... oil. The recommended oils with the starburst symbol are all you will need for good performance and engine ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message will come on. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may not indicate that an oil change is ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... or bodies of water. Instead, recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or a local recycling center for help. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter The engine...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... electrical connector from the air intake hose. This will allow you to lift the rear portion of the engine air cleaner/filter housing. 2. Remove the ... 4. After detaching the hose from the throttle body, pull back the entire rear portion of the engine air cleaner/filter housing by pulling upward and...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off. 5. Check or replace the engine air cleaner/filter. 6. Reinstall the rear section of the engine air cleaner/filter housing. 7. Reconnect the electrical connector. 8. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... that the filter may need to be replaced early. The filter should be replaced as part of the routine scheduled maintenance. See "Maintenance Schedule" in the Index for more information. The passenger compartment air filter is located on the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... choose to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could...much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid could cause the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    To get the right reading, the fluid should be at normal operating temperature, which is 180_F to 200_F (82_C to 93_C). Get the vehicle warmed up by driving about 15 miles (24 km) when outside temperatures are above 50_F (10_C). If it's colder than 50_F (10_C), you may have to drive longer. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    2. Push it back in all the way, wait three seconds and then pull it back out again. If the fluid level is low, add only enough of the proper fluid to bring the level into the cross-hatched area on the dipstick. 1. Pull out the dipstick. 2. Using a long-neck funnel, add enough fluid at the dipstick...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...The following explains your 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. A 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOLR coolant will: NOTICE: When adding coolant, it is ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...coolant which won't damage aluminum parts. If you use this coolant mixture, you don't need...be badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can... crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more than four...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... to blow out and burn you badly. With the coolant recovery tank, you will almost never have to add ... can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. Occasionally check...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... behind the accessory drive belt in the rear of the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. When to Check Power Steering Fluid It is not necessary to regularly check power steering fluid unless you suspect there is a leak in the system or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    How to Check Power Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let the engine compartment cool down, wipe the cap and the top of ... to Use When you need windshield washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an area where ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...on it. Add washer fluid until the tank is full. NOTICE: D When using concentrated washer fluid, D follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't... the solution to freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water doesn't clean as well as ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... your brake fluid. Adding brake fluid won't correct a leak. If you add fluid when your linings are ... level goes back up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should have your brake system fixed, since a leak means that sooner or later your brakes won't ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...: D Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they'll have to be replaced. Don't let someone put in the wrong ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Brake Wear Your vehicle has four-wheel disc brakes. Disc brake pads have built-in wear indicators ... wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. See "Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Periodic Maintenance Inspections." Brake Pedal Travel See your dealer ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...and tested with top-quality GM brake parts. When you replace parts of your braking system -- ...be sure you get new approved GM replacement parts. If you don't, your brakes may no longer work properly. ... ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. WARNING: Battery posts, terminals and ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    Vehicle Storage If you're not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days or more, remove the black, negative (-) cable from the battery. This will help keep your battery from running down. CAUTION: Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if you aren't...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ..., contact your dealer. For the bulb types to be used in the following procedures, see "Replacement Bulbs" in the Index. ... can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 1. Remove the two bolts retaining ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    Headlamp Aiming 4. Turn the bulb retainer counterclockwise to remove it from the bulb assembly. Pull the bulb straight out from the retainer. 5. Push the new bulb straight into the retainer. 6. Reverse Steps 1 through 3 to reinstall the headlamp assembly. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... and all other D The vehicle should be normally loaded with a full tank of fuel and one person or 160 lbs. (75 kg) on the driver's seat. work stopped while headlamp... before beginning. Failure to follow these instructions could cause damage to headlamp parts. D Tires should be properly ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    Headlamp Horizontal Aiming Turn the horizontal aiming screw (A) until the indicator (B) is lined up with zero. If you believe your...down) adjustment, follow only the vertical aiming procedure. Adjustment screws can be turned with an E8 TorxR socket or T15 Torx screwdriver. Once the horizontal aim is...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Headlamp Vertical Aiming NOTICE: Horizontal aiming must be performed before making any adjustments to the vertical aim. Adjusting the vertical...front of the headlamp not being aimed. This should allow only the beam of light from the headlamp being aimed to be seen on the flat surface. 2. Measure the ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... cover a headlamp to improve beam cut-off when aiming. Covering a headlamp may cause excessive heat build-up which may cause damage to the headlamp. 5. Turn the vertical aiming screw (C) until the headlamp beam is aimed to the horizontal tape line. The top edge of the cut-off should be positioned ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    Front Turn Signal Once the headlamp assembly has been removed from the vehicle, the front turn signal bulbs can be accessed. 1. Reach down into the space provided by the removal of the headlamp assembly and, while pushing in the tab on the bulb ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    2. Pull out the assembly. 3. Push in the tab and turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove it. 4. Remove the bulb by pulling it straight out. 5. Replace the bulb and reverse the steps to install the assembly. 6-41
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    Rear Turn Signals, Stoplamps and Taillamps 1. Open the trunk. Turn the screws located just inside of the trunk ... plastic trim piece from the trunk. 3. Pull the carpet away from the rear area to access the turn signal bulb assembly. 4. Loosen and remove the bolts that hold the assembly in place. 6. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected at least twice a...€ in the Index for more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different .... For the proper windshield wiper blade replacement length and type, see “Normal Maintenance ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Buick Warranty booklet for details. CAUTION: (Continued) D Underinflated tires pose the same danger ... worn, or if your tires have been damaged, replace them. CAUTION: Poorly maintained and improperly used ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...Tire Pressure The Tire-Loading Information label, which is on the rear edge of the driver's door, shows the correct inflation... back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and moisture. ... Tire overloading D Bad wear D Bad handling D Bad fuel economy NOTICE: (Continued) 6-45
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... a tire's pressure or have one or more tires repaired or replaced, you'll need to reset (... pressure system without first correcting the cause of the problem and checking and adjusting the pressure in ... vehicle is being driven on a rough or frozen road. If the anti-lock brake system warning light ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...work after two tries, see your dealer for service. After you release the DIC RESET button,...rotate your tires as soon as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or... See "When It's Time for New Tires" and "Wheel Replacement" later in this section for more information. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire-Loading ... of tread remaining. CAUTION: Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make ..., remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires ... to use the same size and type tires on all wheels. It's all right ... bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges could develop cracks ... many miles of driving. A tire and/or wheel could fail suddenly, causing a crash...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... of 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 cm), or to some limited-production tires. While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light ...conform to federal safety requirements and additional General Motors Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) standards. Treadwear The treadwear grade ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ..., wheel bolts and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, replace it (except some aluminum wheels, which can sometimes be repaired). See your dealer if... of wheel you need. Each new wheel should have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset and be ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index for more information. Used Replacement Wheels CAUTION: Using the wrong replacement wheels, wheel bolts or wheel nuts on your vehicle can be dangerous. It could affect... and cause a crash. If you have to replace a wheel, use a new GM original equipment...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... until it stops. Driving too fast or spinning the wheels with chains on will damage your vehicle. D D D D D D D D D Gasoline ...if you strike a match or get them on a hot part of the vehicle. Some are dangerous if you ...€™s warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you’re ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...€ in the Index. Here are some cleaning tips: D D D D Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Clean up stains as soon as you ..., then sponge the soiled area with cool water. 2. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. D If a ring forms on fabric after spot ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... off excess stain. 2. First, clean with cool water and allow to dry completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. Cleaning Leather Use a soft cloth with lukewarm water and a mild soap or saddle soap and wipe ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... on glass, because they may cause scratches. Avoid placing decals on the inside rear window, since they may have to be scraped off later. If abrasive cleaners are used on the inside of the rear window, an electric defogger element may be damaged. Any temporary license ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... you rinse it with water. Grime from the windshield will stick to the wiper blades and affect their performance. ... rinse the blade with water. Check the wiper blades and clean them as necessary; replace blades ... pressure car washes may cause water to enter your vehicle. Weatherstrips Silicone grease ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." NOTICE: Machine ... and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... (If Equipped) Keep your wheels clean using a soft clean cloth with mild soap and water. Rinse with ... sheet metal repair or replacement, make sure the body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to the parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. Original manufacturer replacement ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... irregular dark spots etched 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 ..., accelerated corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials 6-61
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... help you identify your engine, specifications and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on your spare tire cover. .... The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title and registration. D...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... add anything electrical to your vehicle, see "Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle" in the Index. Power Windows and Other Power Accessories Circuit breakers in the rear fuse block protect the power windows and other power accessories. When the current...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...be an additional cover that you will need to lift to gain access to the fuses. Fuse 22 or 23 can be moved to the outer position to provide continuous power to the auxiliary outlets or cigarette lighter when the ignition is not on. See your dealer for additional assistance, if needed. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... Not Used Powertrain Control Module Ignition Oxygen Sensor Injector Bank #1 Auxiliary Power Cigarette Lighter Fog Lamps/Daytime Running Lamps Horn Air ... Lamps Horn Air Conditioner Clutch HVAC Solenoid Usage Accessory Air Pump Starter 1 Cooling Fan 2 Ignition 1 Cooling Fan Series/Parallel Cooling Fan ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... battery and main fuse blocks are located under the rear seat cushion. The battery's ground terminal and some... seat cushion. Do not remove covers from covered parts. Do not store anything under the ...touch exposed wires and cause a short. To remove the rear seat cushion, do the following: 1. Pull up ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... belts are properly routed and are not twisted. To reinstall the rear seat cushion, do the following: 1. Buckle the center passenger .... Don't let the safety belts get twisted. 2. Slide the rear of the cushion up and under the seatback so the rear-locating guides hook into the wire loops on the back...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... the fuse block. See "Removing the Rear Seat Cushion" in the Index. Minifuses 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Usage Fuel Pump HVAC Blower Memory Assembly Line Diagnostic Link Rear Fog Lamps Compact Disc (CD) Driver's Door Module Air Bag System (SIR) ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Usage Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Turn Signal/Hazard HVAC Battery Dimmer Usage Fuel Pump Parking Lamp Ignition 1 Rear Fog Lamp Not Used Park Reverse Retained Accessory Power (RAP) Fuel Tank Door Lock Not Used 6-69
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... 51 52 53 54 55 Circuit Breakers 56 57 Mini Relays 58 59 Usage Ignition 3 Fuel Tank Door Release Interior Lamps Trunk Release Front Courtesy Lamps Not Used Electronic Level Control (ELC) Usage Power Seats Power Windows Usage Cigar Rear Defogger MaxiFuses 60 61 62 63 64 ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...Low Beam ...9006 High Beam ...9005 Front Turn Signal ...3157 Rear Exterior Lamps Bulb Number Trunk Mounted Back-Up Lamps ...Cooling System ...10.0 quarts (9.5 L) Engine Oil with Filter ...4.5 quarts (4.3 L) Fuel Tank ...18.5 U.S. gallons (70.0 L) All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    .../Filter ...A1096C* Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...GM Part No. 25654414 Engine Oil Filter ...PF-47* Fuel Filter ...GF-627* Transaxle Filter ...GM Part No. 24206433 PCV Valve ...GM Part No. 17113515 Spark Plugs ...41-921* Gap: 0.060 inch (1.52 mm) ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ..., dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-8 7-22 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance Long Trip/... Maintenance 7-31 7-35 7-37 7-39 Part B: Owner Checks and Services Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Part ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... Owner Assistance booklet or your dealer for details. Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Any damage caused by failure to follow recommended maintenance may not be ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...your dealer's service department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks and Services" ... dealer's service department or another qualified service center should perform. "Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" lists some recommended products necessary ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. The proper fluids ...Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all... Index. driving limits. D are driven on reasonable road surfaces within legal D use the recommended fuel. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...Engine Air Cleaner Filter Replacement. Every 50,000 Miles (83 000 km): Automatic Transaxle Service (severe conditions only). (Continued) D Most trips are less... top of your vehicle. D If the vehicle is used for delivery service, police, taxi or other commercial application. One of ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...Miles (100 000 km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Every 100,000 Miles (166 000 km): Spark Plug Wire Inspection. Spark Plug Replacement. Automatic Transaxle Service (normal conditions). Every 150,000 Miles (240 000 km): Cooling System...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... Intervals Every 7,500 Miles (12 500 km): Engine Oil and Filter Change (or every 12 months, whichever occurs ... Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Every 100,000 Miles (166 000 km): Spark Plug Wire Inspection. Spark Plug Replacement. Automatic Transaxle Service (normal conditions). Every 150,000 Miles (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life... be recorded. * If your vehicle has the GM Oil Life Systemt, a computer system lets you know ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message will come on. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may not indicate that an oil change is ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ...*.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 6,000 Miles (10 000 km) j Change engine oil and filter (... DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 9,000 Miles (15 000 km) j Change engine oil and filter (...j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...Miles (25 000 km) Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter. j Change engine oil and filter ...Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    .... (See footnote *.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 ... occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate tires....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air ... are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter... Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...000 km) filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter. j Change engine oil and filter (or ... air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-17
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate ...engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service....
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... changed your automatic transaxle fluid, change both the fluid and filter. j Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. j Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. j Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly driven ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...) j Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to..., pressure cap and neck. Pressure test cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-21
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life... be recorded. * If your vehicle has the GM Oil Life Systemt, a computer system lets you know ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message will come on. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may not indicate that an oil change is ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) j Change engine oil and filter... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air ...DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 22,500 Miles (37 500 km) j Change engine oil and ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment ... @.) (See footnote +.) j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 30,... first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your ...miles (166 000 km). DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 52,500 Miles (87 500 km) j Change engine oil and ... 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j Rotate tires. See "Tire...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air ... engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An... ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 67,500 Miles (112 500 km) j Change engine oil and...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment ...occurs first). An Emission Control Service. (See footnote *.) j If Equipped: Replace passenger compartment air filter. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... changed your automatic transaxle fluid, change both the fluid and filter. j Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. j Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. j Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly driven ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...j Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what ..., pressure cap and neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-30
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    .... See "Audio Systems" in the Index for further details. At Each Fuel Fill It is important for you or a service station attendant to perform these underhood checks at each fuel fill. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that might keep a ... the key lock cylinders with the lubricant specified in Part D. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all body door ...hood, glove box door and console door. Part D tells you what to use. More frequent lubrication ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try ...any other position, your vehicle needs service. CAUTION: When you are doing this check, the vehicle ...move. 3. With the engine off, turn the key to the RUN position, but don't start the engine. Without ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... Be ready to apply the regular brake at once should the vehicle begin to move. Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive materials from the underbody. Take care to clean thoroughly any areas where ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... and Seal Inspection Inspect the front and rear suspension and steering system for damaged, loose or missing parts, signs of wear or lack of lubrication. Inspect the power steering lines and hoses for proper hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    Fuel System Inspection Inspect the complete fuel system for damage or leaks. Throttle System Inspection ...binding, and for damaged or missing parts. Replace parts as needed. Replace any components that have ...pads for wear and rotors for surface condition. Inspect other brake parts, including calipers,...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... of NLGI # 2, Category LB or GC-LB. GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. 1052884 - 1 pint, 1050017 - 1 quart, or equivalent). DEXRONR-III Automatic Transmission Fluid. Power Steering System Automatic Transaxle Key Lock Cylinders Engine Coolant Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). USAGE FLUID/LUBRICANT Fuel Door, Glove Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Box Door, SuperlubeR (GM Part Console Door No....). and Rear Compartment Lid Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the boxes provided after the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and Services" or "Periodic Maintenance" can be added ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-40
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-41
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-42
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    Section 8 Customer Assistance Information Here you will find out how to contact Buick if you need assistance. This section also tells you how to obtain service publications and how to report any safety defects. 8-2 8-4 8-4 8-5 8-6 8-7 Customer ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Buick. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of ... level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or the general ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Buick Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-... Representative: STEP THREE -- Both General Motors and your dealer are committed to making ... date and present mileage When contacting Buick, please remember that your concern will likely ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ... eligibility limitations and/or discontinue its participation in this program. Customer Assistance Offices Buick encourages ... who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Buick ... Assistance Center. Any TTY user can communicate with Buick by dialing: 1-800-83-...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    Canada General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L1H... assessment centers and mobility equipment installers. The program is available for a limited period of time from the date of vehicle purchase/lease. See your...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ...Fuel delivery D Lock-out service (identification required) D Tow to nearest dealership for warranty service D Change a flat tire D Jump starts Buick Motor Division is proud to offer Buick Premium Roadside Assistance to customers for vehicles covered under ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... of vehicle D Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) D Vehicle license plate number Buick reserves the right to limit services or reimbursement to an owner or driver when, in Buickମ.. Remember, we’re only a phone call away. Buick Roadside Assistance -- 1-800-252-1112, text telephone (...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    Courtesy Transportation Buick has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of motor vehicles. ... and ask for instructions. If the dealer requests that you simply drop the vehicle off for service, ...wait. However, if you are unable to wait Buick helps minimize your inconvenience by providing ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement If your vehicle requires overnight warranty repairs, reimbursement up ... through a friend or relative, reimbursement for reasonable fuel expenses up to $10 per day (... coverage period, but it is not part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. A separate booklet ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... Complete Vehicle Coverage period of the General Motors of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty, alternative transportation may be available under the Courtesy Transportation ... may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... should immediately notify Transport Canada, in addition to notifying General Motors of Canada Limited. You may write to: Transport Canada 330 Sparks Street Tower C ... us. Please call us at 1-800-521-7300, or write: Buick Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33136 Detroit, MI ...
  • 2002 Buick LeSabre | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, ... service information needed to knowledgeably service General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the ...



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