1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual

1998 Pontiac Grand Prix owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
Grand Prix
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
17.96 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Seats and Controls
9
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
15
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
28
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Supplemental Restraint System
29
Rear Seat Passengers
37
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
40
Children
42
Built-in Child Restraint (Option)
45
Child Restraints
59
Larger Children
72
Safety Belt Extender
74
Checking Your Restraint Systems
75
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
75
Features and Controls
76
Keys
77
Door Locks
79
Remote Keyless Entry System
82
Trunk
87
Theft
88
Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
89
New Vehicle “Break-In”
91
Ignition Positions
91
Starting Your Engine
92
Engine Coolant Heater (if Equipped)
95
Automatic Transaxle Operation
96
Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into PARK (P)
102
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust
106
Running Your Engine While You're Parked
107
Power Windows
108
Turn Signal/Multifunction
109
Exterior Lamps
115
Interior Lamps
117
Locks and Lighting Choices
120
Mirrors
127
Storage Compartments
129
Sunroof (If Equipped)
134
The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
135
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
139
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
160
Comfort Controls
161
Air Conditioning with Electronic Controls
161
Air Conditioning with Automatic and Auxiliary Control (if Equipped)
163
Ventilation System
167
Rear Window Defogger
168
Audio System
169
Setting the Clock for AM-FM Stereo
169
Setting the Clock for All Systems Except AM-FM Stereo
169
AM-FM Stereo
170
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (if Equipped)
171
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Equalizer (if Equipped)
175
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
178
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player
181
Trunk Mounted CD Changer
183
Theft-Deterrent Feature
186
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
188
Understanding Radio Reception
189
Tips About Your Audio System
189
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
190
Care of Your Compact Discs
191
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
191
Fixed Mast Antenna
191
Backglass Antenna (If Equipped)
191
Your Driving and the Road
194
Defensive Driving
195
Drunken Driving
196
Control of a Vehicle
199
Braking
199
Steering
205
Off-Road Recovery
207
Passing
208
Loss of Control
209
Driving at Night
210
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
212
City Driving
215
Freeway Driving
216
Highway Hypnosis
218
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
220
Loading Your Vehicle
224
Towing a Trailer
226
Problems on the Road
236
Hazard Warning Flashers
237
Other Warning Devices
237
Jump Starting
238
Towing Your Vehicle
243
Engine Overheating
250
If A Tire Goes Flat
261
Changing a Flat Tire
262
Compact Spare Tire
272
If You're Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
273
Service and Appearance Care
276
Service
277
Fuel
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
280
Filling Your Tank
281
Checking Things Under the Hood
283
Engine Oil
288
Air Cleaner
295
Automatic Transaxle Fluid .
297
Engine Coolant
301
Windshield Washer Fluid
307
Brakes
308
Battery
311
Bulb Replacement
312
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Tires
319
Appearance Care
327
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
328
Care of the Safety Belts and Built-in Child
330
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
331
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
332
Underbody Maintenance
334
Appearance Care Materials Chart
335
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
336
Service Parts Identification Label
336
Electrical System
337
Capacities and Specifications
343
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
345
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
345
Maintenance Schedule
346
Introduction
347
Your Vehicle and the Environment
347
How this Section is Organized
347
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
349
Maintenance Schedule
350
Part B: OwnerChecks and Services
359
Part C: PeriodicMaintenanceInspections
363
Part D: RecommendedFluidsandLubricants
364
Part E: MaintenanceRecord
365
Customer Assistance Program
368
Pontiac Cares
369
What Makes Up Pontiac Cares?
370
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
370
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone
372
Pontiac Roadside Assistance Program
373
Canadian Roadside Assistance
374
Pontiac Courtesy Transportation
375
GM Participation in an Alternative
376
Warranty Information
377
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States
377
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canada Gov.
378
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
378
Ordering Service and Owner Publications
378
Index
382

FAQ about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Manual

What contains the 1998 Grand Prix manual?

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

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Pontiac Grand Prix owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Maintenance for your Pontiac Grand Prix, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Owners Manual?

The Pontiac Grand Prix owner manual for the 1998 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Pontiac Grand Prix year 1998 free?

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The Pontiac Grand Prix (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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