1998 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

1998 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
19.75 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
3
Seats and Restraint Systems
9
Seats and Seat Controls
10
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
19
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
33
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Air Bag System
34
Rear Seat Passengers
42
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
45
Center Passenger Position
47
Children
49
Child Restraints
54
Larger Children
66
Safety Belt Extender
69
Checking Your Restraint Systems
69
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
70
Features and Controls
73
Keys
74
Door Locks
76
Keyless Entry System
78
Your Doors and How They Work
81
Theft
87
Passlock
88
New Vehicle \Break-In\
89
Ignition Positions
89
Starting Your Gasoline Engine
90
Engine Coolant Heater
92
Automatic Transmission Operation
93
Parking Brake
96
Shifting Into PARK (P)
97
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
100
Parking Over Things That Burn
101
Engine Exhaust
101
Running Your Engine While You’re Parked
102
Locking Rear Axle
102
Windows
103
Horn
105
Tilt Wheel
106
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
106
Exterior Lamps
112
Interior Lamps
115
Mirrors
117
Storage Compartments
120
Cigarette Lighter/Ashtray
120
Sun Visors
121
Instrument Panel
122
Instrument Cluster
123
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
125
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
137
Comfort Controls
138
Heater Controls
138
Heater/Air Conditioning Controls
139
Rear Heater (Without Air Conditioning)
140
Rear Air Conditioning and Rear Heater
141
Air Conditioning
142
Heating
142
Ventilation Tips
142
Audio Systems
143
Setting the Clock for Systems without Automatic Tone Control
143
Setting the Clock for Systems with Automatic Tone Control
143
AM-FM Stereo
143
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
145
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Automatic Tone Control
147
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control
152
Remote Compact Disc Player
156
Theft-Deterrent Feature
157
Understanding Radio Reception
159
Tips About Your Audio System
160
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
161
Care of Your Compact Discs
162
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
162
Power Antenna Mast Care
163
Your Driving and the Road
165
Defensive Driving
166
Drunken Driving
167
Control of a Vehicle
169
Braking
170
Steering
172
Off-Road Recovery
175
Passing
175
Loss of Control
176
Driving at Night
178
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
179
City Driving
182
Freeway Driving
183
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
184
Highway Hypnosis
185
Hill and Mountain Roads
185
Winter Driving
187
Loading Your Vehicle
191
Towing a Trailer
192
Problems on the Road
203
Hazard Warning Flashers
204
Other Warning Devices
204
Jump Starting
205
Towing Your Vehicle
210
Engine Overheating (Gasoline Engine)
213
Cooling System (Gasoline Engines)
216
Engine Fan Noise
223
If a Tire Goes Flat
223
Changing a Flat Tire
224
If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
238
Service and Appearance Care
241
Service
242
Fuel (Gasoline Engine)
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries (Gasoline Engines)
245
Filling Your Tank (Gasoline Engine)
245
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
247
Checking Things Under the Hood
248
Noise Control System
251
Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine)
252
Air Cleaner (Gasoline Engines)
256
Automatic Transmission Fluid
257
Rear Axle
261
Engine Coolant
261
Radiator Pressure Cap
264
Thermostat
265
Power Steering Fluid
265
Windshield Washer Fluid
266
Brakes
267
Battery
271
Bulb Replacement
272
Halogen Bulbs
272
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
280
Tires
281
Appearance Care
291
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
291
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
295
Appearance Care Materials Chart
299
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
300
Electrical System
301
Replacement Bulbs
306
Capacities and Specifications
307
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
309
Maintenance Schedule
313
Short Trip/City Definition
317
Short Trip/City Intervals
317
Long Trip/Highway Definition
318
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
319
Short Trip/City Maintenance Schedule
320
Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule
339
Part B: Owner Checks at Each Fuel Fill-up
350
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
354
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
356
Part E: Maintenance Record
358
Customer Assistance Information
361
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
Roadside Assistance
365
Canadian Roadside Assistance
367
Courtesy Transportation
368
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
369
Warranty Information
370
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
370
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
371
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
371
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
371
Index
375

FAQ about the 1998 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 1998 Savana manual?

The GMC Savana owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Savana. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Savana 1998 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Savana owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Savana

Where to download the 1998 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

The GMC Savana owner manual for the 1998 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 1998 free?

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The GMC Savana (1998) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 1998 is available in English.

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