1998 Pontiac Bonneville Owner's Manual

1998 Pontiac Bonneville owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
Bonneville
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
17.6 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Seats and Seat Controls
9
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
12
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
16
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
17
Driver Position
17
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
24
Right Front Passenger Position
25
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
25
Center Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
33
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
36
Children
38
Child Restraints
41
Larger Children
53
Safety Belt Extender
56
Checking Your Restraint Systems
56
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
56
Features and Controls
58
Keys
59
Door Locks
61
Remote Keyless Entry (Option)
67
Trunk
71
Theft
72
Universal Theft-Deterrent (Option)
73
PASS-Key II
75
New Vehicle \Break-In\
76
Ignition Positions
77
Starting Your Engine
78
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
80
Automatic Transaxle Operation
81
Computer Command Ride (Option)
85
Shifting Into PARK (P)
86
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
89
Parking Over Things That Burn
90
Engine Exhaust
90
Running Your Engine While You’re Parked
91
Windows
92
Horn
92
Tilt Wheel
93
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
93
Exterior Lamps
100
Interior Lamps
103
Mirrors
105
Storage Compartments
108
Sun Visors
110
Air Inflator System (Option)
111
Sunroof (Option)
112
Instrument Panel
113
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
119
Head-Up Display (Option)
131
Driver Information Center (Option)
134
Electronic Compass (Option)
136
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
142
Comfort Controls
143
Air Conditioning
146
Heating
147
Ventilation System
147
Defogging and Defrosting
149
Rear Window Defogger
149
Audio Systems
150
Setting the Clock for AM-FM Stereo
150
Setting the Clock for All Systems Except AM-FM Stereo
150
AM-FM Stereo
151
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
152
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Equalizer (If Equipped)
156
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
159
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Equalizer (If Equipped)
162
Theft-Deterrent Feature
165
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
167
Understanding Radio Reception
168
Tips About Your Audio System
168
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
169
Care of Your Compact Discs
170
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
170
Fixed Mast Antenna
171
Power Antenna Mast Care
171
Your Driving and the Road
174
Defensive Driving
175
Drunken Driving
176
Control of a Vehicle
179
Braking
179
Steering
183
Off-Road Recovery
185
Passing
186
Loss of Control
187
Driving at Night
188
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
190
City Driving
193
Freeway Driving
194
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
195
Highway Hypnosis
196
Hill and Mountain Roads
196
Winter Driving
198
Loading Your Vehicle
202
Towing a Trailer
204
Problems on the Road
214
Hazard Warning Flashers
215
Other Warning Devices
216
Jump Starting
216
Towing Your Vehicle
221
Engine Overheating
228
Cooling System
230
If a Tire Goes Flat
238
Changing a Flat Tire
238
Compact Spare Tire
250
If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
251
Service and Appearance Care
252
Service
253
Fuel
254
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Filling Your Tank
257
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
260
Checking Things Under the Hood
260
Engine Oil
264
Air Cleaner
268
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
271
Engine Coolant
274
Radiator Pressure Cap
277
Power Steering Fluid
277
Windshield Washer Fluid
278
Brakes
279
Battery
283
Bulb Replacement
283
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
291
Tires
292
Appearance Care
300
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
300
Care of Safety Belts
302
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
303
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome Wheels (If Equipped)
305
Sheet Metal Damage
305
Appearance Care Materials Chart
307
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
308
Electrical System
309
Replacement Bulbs
315
Capacities and Specifications
316
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
316
Engine Specifications
317
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
317
Vehicle Dimensions
317
Maintenance Schedule
320
Introduction
321
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
323
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
350
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
354
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
356
Part E: Maintenance Record
358
Customer Assistance Information
360
Pontiac Cares
361
What Makes Up Pontiac Cares?
362
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
Pontiac Roadside Assistance Program
365
Canadian Roadside Assistance
366
Pontiac Courtesy Transportation
367
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
368
Warranty Information
369
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
369
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
370
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
370
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
370
Index
374

FAQ about the 1998 Pontiac Bonneville Manual

What contains the 1998 Bonneville manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Pontiac Bonneville, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Pontiac Bonneville
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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Is the manual for the Pontiac Bonneville year 1998 free?

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The Pontiac Bonneville (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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