2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue Owner's Manual

2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Intrigue
Rating:
(4)

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2.6 MB

Table of Contents

- 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corporation 1999
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Table of Contents:
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1: Seats and Restraints
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2: Features and Controls
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3: Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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4: Your Driving and the Road
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5: Problems on the Road
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6: Service and Appearance Care
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7: Maintenance Schedule
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8: Customer Assistance
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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How to Use this Manual
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Vehicle Symbols
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Service Station Guide
12
Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
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Seats and Seat Controls
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Manual Front Seat
14
Way Power Seat (If Equipped) Heated Front Seat (If Equipped)
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Reclining Front Seatbacks
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Head Restraints
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Split Folding Rear Seat (If Equipped)
17
Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
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Why Safety Belts Work
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Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts
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How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
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Adults
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Driver Position
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
23
Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
33
How the Air Bag System Works
35
Where are the air bags?
35
When should an air bag inflate?
36
What makes an air bag inflate?
37
How does an air bag restrain?
37
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
37
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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Rear Seat Passengers
39
Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
39
Lap-Shoulder Belt
39
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
43
Center Passenger Position
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Lap Belt
46
Children
47
Smaller Children and Babies
47
Child Restraints
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Where to Put the Restraint
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Top Strap
55
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
56
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
59
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
61
Larger Children
65
Safety Belt Extender
68
Checking Your Restraint Systems
68
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
68
Section 2 Features and Controls
69
Keys
70
Door Locks
72
Power Door Locks
72
Last Door Closed Locking
73
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Security Locks Lockout Prevention
76
Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
77
Operation
78
Remote Alarm
78
Remote Activation Verification (RAV)
78
Illumination on Remote Activation
79
Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
79
Battery Replacement
80
Resynchronization
81
Trunk Lid
81
Trunk Lock
81
Remote Trunk Release
82
Theft
82
Key in the Ignition
82
Parking at Night
82
Parking Lots
82
Passlock
83
New Vehicle Break-In
83
Ignition Positions
84
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
84
Starting Your Engine
85
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
86
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
86
Automatic Transaxle Operation
87
Parking Brake
91
Shifting Into PARK (P)
92
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
93
Torque Lock
93
Shifting Out of Park (P) Parking Over Things That Burn
94
Engine Exhaust Running Your Engine While You re Parked
95
Windows
96
Power Windows
96
Full Floating Horn
97
Tilt Wheel
97
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
98
Turn Signal and Lane Change Indicator
98
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
99
Flash-to-Pass
99
Windshield Wipers
99
Windshield Washer
100
Cruise Control
100
Setting Cruise Control
101
Resuming a Set Speed
102
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
103
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
103
Using Cruise Control on Hills
104
Ending Cruise Control
104
Erasing Cruise Speed Memory
104
Exterior Lamps
104
Daytime Running Lamps / Automatic Headlamp Control
105
Fog Lamps
106
Interior Lamps
106
Instrument Panel Brightness Control
106
Parade Mode
107
Courtesy Lamps
107
Illuminated Entry
107
Illumination on Door Handle Activation
107
Delayed Illumination
108
Exit Illumination
108
Battery Saver
109
Mirrors
109
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
109
Electrochromic Day/ Night Rearview Mirror with Compass and Map Lamps (If Equipped)
109
Compass Calibration
110
Compass Variance
111
Power Outside Mirrors Convex Outside Mirror
112
Heated Outside Mirrors (If Equipped)
112
Storage Compartments
113
Glove Box
113
Center Console
113
Rear Console Cupholders
113
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
114
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
114
Sun Visors
114
Visor Vanity Mirrors
114
Accessory Power Outlets
115
OnStar
116
System (If Equipped)
116
Power Sunroof (If Equipped)
117
The Instrument Panel
118
Your Information System
118
Instrument Panel Cluster
120
Speedometer/Odometer
121
Season/Trip Mode
121
Trip Odometer
122
Tachometer
122
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
123
Safety Belt Reminder Light
123
Air Bag Readiness Light
124
Charging System Light
125
Brake System Warning Light
125
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
126
Traction Control System Warning Light (Option)
127
Precision Control System (PCS) Warning Light (Option) Low Traction Active
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(LOW TRAC) Light
128
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage Low Coolant
129
Warning Light
129
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light)
130
If the Light Is Flashing
131
If the Light Is On Steady
132
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
133
Oil Warning Light
133
Service Vehicle Soon Light
134
Low Oil Level Light Change Oil Light
135
Security Light Cruise Light
136
Low Washer Fluid Light
136
Fuel Gage
137
Low Fuel Light
138
Air Conditioning with Electronic Controls
140
Fan Knob
140
Temperature Knob
140
Mode Push Buttons
140
Air Conditioning Compressor Button
141
Recirc Button
141
Outside Air Button
141
Air Conditioning Heating
142
Ventilation
142
Defogging and Defrosting
142
Air Conditioning with Automatic and Auxiliary Temperature Control (If Equipped)
143
Driver Temperature Knob
143
Passenger Temperature Knob
143
Auto Button
144
Off Button
144
Manual Control of the Automatic System
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Fan Button
145
A/C Button
145
Econ Button
145
Mode Button
146
Air Conditioning Heating
147
Ventilation
147
Defogging and Defrosting
147
Rear Window Defogger
148
Ventilation System
149
Setting the Clock
150
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control
150
Playing the Radio
150
Finding a Station
151
Setting the Tone
152
Adjusting the Speakers
152
Playing a Cassette Tape
152
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
154
Playing the Radio
155
Finding a Station
155
Setting the Tone
156
Adjusting the Speakers
156
Playing a Cassette Tape
157
Playing a Compact Disc
158
Trunk-Mounted CD Changer (Option)
160
Compact Disc Errors
162
Playing a Compact Disc
163
Theft-Deterrent Feature
164
Activating the Theft- Deterrent Feature
164
Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
165
Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
165
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
166
Understanding Radio Reception
166
AM
166
FM Stereo
166
Tips About Your Audio System
167
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
168
Care of Your Compact Discs
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Care of Your Compact Disc Player
169
Backglass Antenna
169
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
170
Defensive Driving
171
Drunken Driving
172
Control of a Vehicle Braking
175
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
176
Using Anti- Lock
178
Braking in Emergencies
178
Traction Control System (Optional)
178
Precision Control System (Option)
179
Steering
180
Power Steering
180
Magnetic Speed Sensitive Steering
180
Steering Tips
181
Driving on Curves
181
Steering in Emergencies
182
Off-Road Recovery Passing
183
Loss of Control
185
Skidding
185
Driving at Night
186
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
188
Hydroplaning
189
Driving Through Deep Standing Water Driving Through Flowing Water
190
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
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City Driving
191
Freeway Driving
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Before Leaving on a Long Trip
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Highway Hypnosis Hill and Mountain Roads
194
Winter Driving
196
Driving on Snow or Ice
197
If You re Caught in a Blizzard
198
Recreational Vehicle Towing
200
Loading Your Vehicle
201
Towing a Trailer
203
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
204
Weight of the Trailer
204
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
205
Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
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Hitches
206
Safety Chains
206
Trailer Brakes
206
Driving with a Trailer
206
Following Distance
207
Passing
207
Backing Up
207
Making Turns
207
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
208
Driving On Grades
208
Parking on Hills
208
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
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Maintenance When Trailer Towing
209
Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
209
Section 5 Problems on the Road
210
Hazard Warning Flashers
211
Other Warning Devices
211
Jump Starting
212
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
219
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
220
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
225
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
231
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
233
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
239
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
240
Compact Spare Tire
241
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
241
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
242
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
243
Service
244
Doing Your Own Service Work
244
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
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Fuel
245
Fuels in Foreign Countries
247
Filling Your Tank
248
Filling a Portable Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood
251
Hood Release
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Engine Oil
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Checking Engine Oil
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When to Add Engine Oil
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What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
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Engine Oil Additives
257
When to Change Engine Oil
257
How to Reset the CHANGE OIL Light
258
What to Do with Used Oil
258
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
259
Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped)
261
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
262
When to Check and Change
262
How to Check
262
Checking the Fluid Level
263
How to Add Fluid
264
Engine Coolant
265
What to Use
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Checking Coolant
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Adding Coolant
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Cooling System Pressure Cap
268
Power Steering Fluid
269
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
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How to Check Power Steering Fluid
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What to Use
269
Windshield Washer Fluid
270
What to Use
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Adding Washer Fluid
270
Brakes
271
Brake Fluid
271
What to Add
272
Brake Wear
273
Brake Pedal Travel
274
Brake Adjustment
274
Replacing Brake System Parts
274
Battery
275
Vehicle Storage
275
Bulb Replacement
275
Halogen Bulbs
275
Headlamps
276
Headlamp Aiming
278
Front Parking, Sidemarker and Turn Signal Cornering Lamp Fog Lamps
280
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
281
Tail/Stop/Turn Signal lamp
282
License Plate Lamp
283
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
283
Tires
284
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
285
When to Check
285
How to Check
285
Tire Inspection and Rotation
286
When It s Time for New Tires
287
Treadwear
289
Traction AA, A, B, C
289
Temperature A, B, C
289
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
290
Wheel Replacement
290
Used Replacement Wheels
291
Tire Chains
291
Appearance Care
291
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
292
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
292
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
293
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Cleaning Vinyl
293
Cleaning Leather
294
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
294
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
294
Care of Safety Belts
294
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
294
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
295
Weatherstrips
295
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
295
Washing Your Vehicle
295
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
296
Finish Care
296
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome- Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
297
Cleaning Tires
297
Sheet Metal Damage
298
Finish Damage
298
Underbody Maintenance
298
Chemical Paint Spotting
298
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
299
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
300
Engine Identification
300
Service Parts Identification Label
300
Electrical System
300
Add-On Electrical Equipment
300
Headlamp Wiring
301
Windshield Wipers
301
Power Windows and Other Power Options
301
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
301
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
301
Underhood Electrical Center
304
Passenger s Side
304
California Emissions Underhood Fuse Block (If Equipped)
307
Replacement Bulbs
308
Capacities and Specifications
308
Engine Specifications
308
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
309
Vehicle Dimensions
309
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
310
Introduction
311
Your Vehicle and the Environment
311
Maintenance Requirements
311
How This Section is Organized
312
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
313
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
313
Scheduled Maintenance
314
Footnotes
314
Scheduled Maintenance
315
At Each Fuel Fill
324
Engine Oil Level Check
324
Engine Coolant Level Check
324
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
324
At Least Once a Month
324
Tire Inflation Check
324
Cassette Deck Service
324
At Least Twice a Year
325
Restraint System Check
325
Wiper Blade Check
325
Weatherstrip Lubrication
325
Automatic Transaxle Check
325
At Least Once a Year
326
Key Lock Cylinders Service
326
Body Lubrication Service
326
Starter Switch Check
326
Automatic Transaxle Shift Lock Control System Check
327
Ignition Transaxle Lock Check
327
Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle PARK (P) Mechanism Check
328
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
329
Exhaust System Inspection
329
Engine Cooling System Inspection
330
Throttle System Inspection
330
Brake System Inspection
330
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
331
Part E: Maintenance Record
332
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
336
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
337
United States
339
Canada
340
All Overseas Locations
340
Caribbean Numbers
340
Security While You Travel
341
Plan Ahead When Possible
343
Transportation Options
343
Shuttle Service
343
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
343
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
343
Additional Program Information
344
Warranty Information
344
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
345
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
345
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
346

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  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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