2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue Owner's Manual

2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Intrigue
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(3)

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2.61 MB

Table of Contents

2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 2000
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Table of Contents:
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1. Seats and Restraints Systems
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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 Information
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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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Safety Warnings and Symbols
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
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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
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6-Way Power Seat (If Equipped)
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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)
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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 and the Answers
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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
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Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
32
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
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How the Air Bag System Works
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Where are the air bags?
35
When should an air bag inflate? What makes an air bag inflate?
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How does an air bag restrain?
37
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
39
Rear Seat Passengers
39
Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
39
Lap-Shoulder Belt
40
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
42
Center Passenger Position
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Lap Belt
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Children
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Infants and Young Children
46
Restraint Systems for Children
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Where to Put the Restraint
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Top Strap
53
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
60
Older Children
64
Safety Belt Extender
67
Checking Your Restraint Systems
67
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
67
Section 2 Features and Controls
68
Windows
69
Power Windows
70
Express- Down Window
70
Lock- Out Switch
70
Keys
71
Door Locks
73
Power Door Locks
74
Last Door Closed Locking
74
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
76
Rear Security Locks
77
Lockout Prevention
77
Remote Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
78
Operation
79
Remote Alarm
80
Remote Activation Verification (RAV)
80
Illumination on Remote Activation
82
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
82
Battery Replacement
82
Trunk Lid
83
Trunk Lock
84
Remote Trunk Release
84
Trunk Release Handle (If Equipped)
84
Trap-Resistant Trunk Kit
85
Theft
85
Key in the Ignition
85
Parking at Night
85
Parking Lots
85
Passlock
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New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
87
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
88
Starting Your Engine
88
Engine Coolant Heater (Option)
89
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
90
Automatic Transaxle Operation
91
Parking Brake
95
Shifting Into PARK (P)
96
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
97
Torque Lock
97
Shifting Out of Park (P)
98
Parking Over Things That Burn
98
Engine Exhaust
99
Running Your Engine While You re Parked
99
Horn
100
Tilt Wheel
100
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
101
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
101
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
102
Flash-to-Pass
102
Windshield Wipers
102
Windshield Washer
103
Cruise Control
104
Setting Cruise Control
105
Resuming a Set Speed
106
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
106
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
106
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
106
Using Cruise Control on Hills
107
Ending Cruise Control
107
Erasing Cruise Speed Memory
107
Exterior Lamps
107
Daytime Running Lamps / Automatic Headlamp Control
108
Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
109
Interior Lamps
110
Instrument Panel Brightness Control
110
Parade Mode
110
Courtesy Lamps
110
Illuminated Entry
111
Illumination on Door Handle Activation
111
Delayed Illumination
112
Exit Illumination
112
Battery Saver
113
Mirrors
113
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
113
Electrochromic Day/ Night Rearview Mirror with Compass and Map Lamps (If Equipped)
113
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass Display and OnStar (If Equipped)
114
Compass Calibration
115
Compass Variance
115
Power Outside Mirrors
117
Convex Outside Mirror
117
Storage Compartments
117
Glove Box
117
Center Console
117
Rear Console Cupholders
118
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
118
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
119
Sun Visors
119
Visor Vanity Mirrors
119
Accessory Power Outlets
119
OnStar System (If Equipped)
120
Safety and Security Services
122
Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services)
123
OnStar System Limitations
123
Power Sunroof (Option)
124
The Instrument Panel Your Information System
125
Instrument Panel Cluster
127
Speedometer/Odometer
128
Season/Trip Mode
128
Trip Odometer
129
Tachometer
129
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
130
Safety Belt Reminder Light
130
Air Bag Readiness Light
131
Charging System Light
132
Brake System Warning Light
132
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
133
Traction Control System Warning Light (Option)
134
Precision Control System (PCS) Warning Light (Option)
135
Low Traction Active (LOW TRAC) Light
135
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
136
Low Coolant Warning Light
136
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
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If the Light Is Flashing
138
If the Light Is On Steady
138
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
139
Oil Warning Light
140
Service Vehicle Soon Light
141
Low Oil Level Light
141
Change Oil Light
142
Security Light
142
Cruise Light
142
Low Washer Fluid Light
143
Fuel Gage
143
Low Fuel Light
144
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Comfort Controls
146
Air Conditioning with Electronic Controls
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Fan Knob
146
Temperature Knob
146
Mode Push Buttons
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Air Conditioning Compressor Button
147
Recirc Button
147
Outside Air Button
147
Air Conditioning
148
Heating
148
Ventilation
148
Defogging and Defrosting
148
Air Conditioning with Automatic and Auxiliary Temperature Control (If Equipped)
149
Driver Temperature Knob
149
Passenger Temperature Knob
149
Auto Button
150
Off Button
150
Manual Control of the Automatic System
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Fan Button
151
Econ Button
151
Mode Button
151
Air Conditioning
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Heating
152
Ventilation
153
Defogging and Defrosting
153
Rear Window Defogger
153
Ventilation System
154
Ventilation Tips
154
Audio Systems
155
Setting the Clock
155
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control
155
Playing the Radio
155
Finding a Station
156
Setting the Tone
157
Adjusting the Speakers
157
Playing a Cassette Tape
157
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
159
Playing the Radio
160
Finding a Station
160
Setting the Tone
161
Adjusting the Speakers
161
Playing a Cassette Tape
162
Playing a Compact Disc
164
Theft-Deterrent Feature
166
Activating the Theft- Deterrent Feature
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Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
167
Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
167
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
168
Understanding Radio Reception
168
AM
168
FM Stereo
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
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Backglass Antenna
171
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
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Defensive Driving
173
Drunken Driving
174
Control of a Vehicle
177
Braking
177
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
178
Using Anti- Lock
180
Braking in Emergencies
180
Traction Control System (Option)
180
Precision Control System (Option)
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Steering
183
Power Steering
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Magnetic Speed Sensitive Steering
183
Steering Tips
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Driving on Curves
183
Steering in Emergencies
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Off-Road Recovery
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Passing
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Loss of Control
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Skidding
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Driving at Night
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Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
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Hydroplaning
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Driving Through Deep Standing Water
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Driving Through Flowing Water
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Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
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City Driving
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Freeway Driving
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Before Leaving on a Long Trip
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Highway Hypnosis
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Hill and Mountain Roads
196
Winter Driving
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Driving on Snow or Ice
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If You re Caught in a Blizzard
200
Recreational Vehicle Towing
202
Loading Your Vehicle
202
Towing a Trailer
204
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer Tongue
206
Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
207
Hitches
207
Safety Chains
208
Trailer Brakes
208
Driving with a Trailer
208
Following Distance
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Passing
209
Backing Up
209
Making Turns
209
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
209
Driving On Grades
210
Parking on Hills
210
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
211
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
211
Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
211
Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
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Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
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Towing Your Vehicle
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Engine Overheating
220
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
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If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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Cooling System
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How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
225
If a Tire Goes Flat
229
Changing a Flat Tire
230
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
231
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
233
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
238
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
239
Compact Spare Tire
240
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
241
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
241
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
242
Service
243
Doing Your Own Service Work
243
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
244
Fuel
244
Fuels in Foreign Countries
246
Filling Your Tank
246
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
249
Checking Things Under the Hood
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Hood Release
250
Engine Compartment Overview
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Engine Oil
252
Checking Engine Oil
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When to Add Engine Oil
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What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
254
How to Reset the CHANGE OIL Light
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What to Do with Used Oil
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Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
257
Checking the Fluid Level
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How to Add Fluid
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Engine Coolant
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What to Use
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Checking Coolant
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Adding Coolant
266
Cooling System Pressure Cap
267
Power Steering Fluid
267
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
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How to Check Power Steering Fluid
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What to Use
268
Windshield Washer Fluid
268
What to Use
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Adding Washer Fluid
268
Brakes
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Brake Fluid
270
What to Add
271
Brake Wear
272
Brake Pedal Travel
272
Brake Adjustment
272
Replacing Brake System Parts
273
Battery
273
Vehicle Storage
273
Bulb Replacement
274
Halogen Bulbs
274
Headlamps
274
Headlamp Aiming
276
Front Parking, Sidemarker and Turn Signal Cornering Lamps
279
Fog Lamps
279
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
280
Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lamps
281
License Plate Lamp
282
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
Buying New Tires
287
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
288
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
292
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
292
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
292
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
293
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
293
Cleaning Vinyl
294
Cleaning Leather
294
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
294
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
294
Care of Safety Belts
294
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
295
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
295
Weatherstrips
295
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
296
Washing Your Vehicle
296
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
301
Add-On Electrical Equipment
301
Headlamp Wiring
301
Windshield Wipers
301
Power Windows and Other Power Options
301
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
301
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
302
Underhood Electrical Center Passenger s Side
305
Replacement Bulbs
308
Capacities and Specifications
308
Engine Specifications
309
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
Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance
315
Scheduled Maintenance
316
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
324
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
325
Key Lock Cylinders Service
325
Body Lubrication Service
325
Starter Switch Check
326
Automatic Transaxle Shift Lock Control System Check
326
Ignition Transaxle Lock Check
327
Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle PARK (P) Mechanism Check
327
Underbody Flushing Service
327
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
328
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
328
Exhaust System Inspection
328
Engine Cooling System Inspection
328
Throttle System Inspection Brake System Inspection
329
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
330
Part E: Maintenance Record
331
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
334
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
335
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
337
Customer Assistance Offices
337
United States
337
Canada
338
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
338
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
338
Oldsmobile Roadside Assistance Program Features and Benefits
339
Security While You Travel
339
Canadian Roadside Assistance
340
Courtesy Transportation
340
Plan Ahead When Possible
341
Transportation Options
341
Shuttle Service
341
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
341
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
341
Additional Program Information
342
Warranty Information
342
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
343
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
343
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
344

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  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
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  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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