1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner's Manual

1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Silhouette
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
22.86 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
7
Seats and Restraint Systems
13
Seats and Controls
14
Rear Seats
18
Safety Belts: They're For Everyone
36
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts - and the Answers
40
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
41
Driver Position
41
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
49
Right Front Passenger Position
50
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
50
Rear Seat Passengers
59
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
62
Center Passenger Position (Bench Seat)
65
Center Passenger Position (Bucket Seat)
66
Children
68
Built-in Child Restraint
71
Child Restraints
82
Larger Children
98
Safety Belt Extender
101
Checking Your Restraint Systems
101
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
102
Features and Controls
103
Keys
104
Door Locks
106
Remote Lock Control
110
Switchbanks
115
Sliding Door
116
Power Sliding Door
117
Liftgate
122
Theft
124
Content Theft-Deterrent
125
New Vehicle \Break-In\
127
Ignition Positions
128
Starting Your Engine
129
Engine Coolant Heater
131
Automatic Transaxle Operation
132
Parking Brake
136
Shifting Into PARK (P)
137
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
139
Parking Over Things That Burn
140
Engine Exhaust
140
Running Your Engine While You’re Parked
141
Locks and Lighting Choices
142
Windows
152
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
154
Exterior Lamps
161
Interior Lamps
163
Mirrors
166
Storage Compartments
167
Sun Visors
180
Accessory Inflator System
180
Accessory Power Outlet
183
Instrument Panel
184
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
188
Driver Information Center (DIC)
201
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
205
Comfort Controls
206
Air Conditioning
207
Heating
208
Defogging and Defrosting
208
Rear Window Defogger
209
Rear Climate Control
210
Ventilation System
212
Setting the Clock for All Systems
213
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control
214
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control
218
Rear Seat Audio
222
Remote Compact Disc Player
224
Theft-Deterrent Feature
225
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
228
Understanding Radio Reception
229
Tips About Your Audio System
229
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
230
Care of Your Compact Discs
231
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
231
Integrated Windshield Antenna
231
Your Driving and the Road
233
Defensive Driving
234
Drunken Driving
235
Control of a Vehicle
238
Braking
238
Steering
243
Off-Road Recovery
245
Passing
245
Loss of Control
247
Driving at Night
248
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
250
City Driving
253
Freeway Driving
254
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
255
Highway Hypnosis
256
Hill and Mountain Roads
256
Winter Driving
258
Loading Your Vehicle
262
Towing a Trailer
265
Problems on the Road
275
Hazard Warning Flashers
276
Other Warning Devices
276
Jump Starting
277
Towing Your Vehicle
281
Engine Overheating
287
If a Tire Goes Flat
298
Air Inflator
298
Changing a Flat Tire
298
Compact Spare Tire
308
If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
309
Service and Appearance Care
311
Service
312
Fuel
313
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
317
Checking Things Under the Hood
318
Engine Oil
321
Air Cleaner
325
Passenger Compartment Air Filter Replacement
326
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
328
Engine Coolant
331
Radiator Pressure Cap
334
Windshield Washer Fluid
336
Brakes
337
Battery
340
Bulb Replacement
341
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
348
Tires
349
Appearance Care
357
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
357
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
360
Underbody Maintenance
363
Chemical Paint Spotting
363
Appearance Care Materials Chart
364
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
365
Electrical System
366
Replacement Bulbs
374
Capacities and Specifications
374
Engine Specifications
374
Vehicle Dimensions
375
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
375
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
375
Maintenance Schedule
377
Introduction
378
Your Vehicle and the Environment
378
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
380
Selecting the Right Schedule
380
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
405
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
409
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
410
Part E: Maintenance Record
412
Customer Assistance Information
415
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
416
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
418
Oldsmobile Roadside Assistance Program Features and Benefits
419
Canadian Roadside Assistance
420
Courtesy Transportation
420
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
421
Warranty Information
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
423
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
423
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
423
Index
427

FAQ about the 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Manual

What contains the 1998 Silhouette manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Oldsmobile Silhouette
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Oldsmobile Silhouette year 1998 free?

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The Oldsmobile Silhouette (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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