Buick Encore Owners & Service Manuals

Buick Encore: Seat Adjustment


You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a driver seat while the vehicle is moving.

Adjust the driver seat only when the vehicle is not moving.

Seat Adjustment

To adjust a manual seat:

  1. Pull the handle at the front of the seat.
  2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the handle.
  3. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place.

Power Seat Adjustment


The power seats will work with the ignition off. Children could operate the power seats and be injured. Never leave children alone in the vehicle.

Power Seat Adjustment

To adjust a power seat:

  • Move the seat forward or rearward by sliding the control forward or rearward.
  • Raise or lower the front part of the seat cushion by moving the front of the control up or down.
  • Raise or lower the entire seat by moving the rear of the control up or down.

To adjust the seatback, see Reclining Seatbacks

To adjust the lumbar support, see Lumbar Adjustment


     Lumbar Adjustment

    If available, press the front or rear of the switch to increase or decrease lumbar support. Release the switch when the desired level of support is reached. Reclining Seatbacks Warning If either sea

     Memory Seats

    If equipped, the MEM, 1, and 2 buttons on the outboard side of the driver seat are used to manually save and recall the driver seat and outside mirror positions. These manually stored positions are r

     Heated Front Seats

    Warning If temperature change or pain to the skin cannot be felt, the seat heater may cause burns. To reduce the risk of burns, use care when using the seat heater, especially for long periods of time


     Diagnostic information and procedures

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     Check engine light

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