2002 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2002 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
2.87 MB

Table of Contents

2002 GMC Envoy 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 Retraint Systems
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2. Features and Controls
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3. Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
5
4. Your Driving and the Road
5
5. Problems on the Road
5
6. Service and Apperance Care
6
7. Maintenance Schedule
6
8. Customer Assistance Information
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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About Driving Your Vehicle
9
How to Use this Manual
9
Safety Warnings and Symbols
9
Vehicle Damage Warnings
10
Vehicle Symbols
10
Service Station Guide
12
Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
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Seats and Seat Controls
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Power Seats
14
Four-Way Power Lumbar Control
14
Memory Seat (If Equipped)
15
Heated Front Seats (Option)
16
Power Reclining Front Seatback
17
Head Restraints
18
Rear Seats
18
Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
20
Why Safety Belts Work
21
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
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How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Adults
25
Driver Position
26
Lap-Shoulder Belt
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Right Front Passenger Position
33
Air Bag Systems
33
How the Air Bag Systems Work
35
Where are the air bags?
35
When should an air bag inflate?
38
What makes an air bag inflate?
39
How does an air bag restrain?
39
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
40
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
42
Lap-Shoulder Belt
43
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
45
Children
47
Infants and Young Children
47
Restraint Systems for Children
51
Where to Put the Restraint
54
Top Strap
55
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
56
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
59
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
59
Center Seat Position
62
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
62
Older Children
66
Safety Belt Extender
69
Checking Your Restraint Systems
69
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
69
Section 2 Features and Controls
70
Windows
71
Power Windows
72
Express- Down Window
72
Lockout Switch
72
Keys
73
Door Locks
75
Power Door Locks
76
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
76
Programmable Locking Feature
76
Programmable Unlocking Feature
77
Rear Door Security Locks
78
Lockout Prevention
79
Leaving Your Vehicle
79
Remote Keyless Entry System
79
Operation
80
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
81
Battery Replacement
81
Liftgate/Liftglass
82
Liftgate Release
83
Emergency Release for Opening Liftgate
83
Theft
83
Key in the Ignition
83
Parking at Night
83
Parking Lots
84
Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
84
Testing the Alarm
85
Passlock
86
New Vehicle Break-In
87
Ignition Positions
87
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
88
Starting Your Engine
89
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
91
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
91
Automatic Transmission Operation
92
Shift Lock Release
95
Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
95
Automatic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
96
Shifting to 4HI or A4WD
98
Shifting to 2HI
98
Shifting to 4LO
98
Shifting Out of 4LO
98
Shifting to NEUTRAL
99
Shifting Out of NEUTRAL
99
Parking Brake
100
Shifting Into PARK (P)
101
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
102
Torque Lock
103
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
103
Parking Over Things That Burn
104
Engine Exhaust
104
Running Your Engine While You re Parked
105
Locking Rear Axle
106
Horn
106
Tilt Wheel
106
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
107
Turn and Lane Change Signals
107
Turn Signal On Chime
108
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
108
Flash-to-Pass Feature
109
Windshield Wipers
109
Rainsense__ Wipers (If Equipped)
110
Windshield Washer
110
Rear Window Washer/Wiper
111
Headlamp Washer (If Equipped)
111
Cruise Control
112
Setting Cruise Control
113
Resuming a Set Speed
113
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
114
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
114
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
114
Using Cruise Control on Hills
114
Ending Cruise Control
114
Erasing Speed Memory
114
Exterior Lamps
115
Automatic Headlamp System
115
Lamps On Reminder
116
Daytime Running Lamps
116
Fog Lamps
117
Interior Lamps
118
Brightness Control
118
Dome Lamp Override
118
Illuminated Entry
119
Exit Lighting
119
Reading Lamps
119
Dome Lamps
119
Battery Run-Down Protection
120
Mirrors
120
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass and OnStar (If Equipped)
120
Automatic Dimming Feature
121
Compass Operation
121
Compass Calibration
121
Compass Variance
121
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass, Temperature and OnStar
122
Automatic Dimming Feature
123
Temperature Display
123
Compass Operation
123
Compass Calibration
123
Compass Variance
124
Outside Mirrors
125
Power Remote Control Mirrors
125
Convex Outside Mirror
126
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors
126
Electrochromic Rearview Outside Mirror with Curb View Assist (If Equipped)
126
Storage Compartments
127
Glove Box
127
Overhead Console
127
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
127
Travel Note Recorder (If Equipped)
127
Door Storage
128
Front Storage Area
128
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
128
Cargo Security Shade (If Equipped)
129
Cargo Tie Downs
129
Rear Floor Stowage Lid
130
Luggage Carrier
130
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
131
Sun Visors
132
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror
132
Accessory Inflator (If Equipped)
132
Accessory Power Outlets
134
OnStar System (If Equipped)
135
Safety and Security Services
136
Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services)
137
OnStar System Limitations
137
Sunroof (Option)
137
HomeLink Transmitter
138
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
138
Training a Garage Door Opener with a Rolling Code Feature (If Equipped)
139
Canadian Programming
140
Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
140
Erasing Channels
140
Resetting Defaults
140
Accessories
140
The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
141
Instrument Panel Cluster
143
Speedometer and Odometer
144
Trip Odometer
144
Tachometer
144
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
144
Safety Belt Reminder Light
145
Air Bag Readiness Light
146
Charging System Indicator Light
147
Voltmeter Gage
147
Brake System Warning Light
148
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
150
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
150
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
151
If the Light Is Flashing
153
If the Light Is On Steady
153
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
154
Oil Pressure Gage
155
Change Engine Oil Light
156
Security Light
156
Cruise Control Light
157
Reduced Engine Power
157
Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light (If Equipped)
158
Check Gages Light
158
Gate Ajar
159
Fuel Gage
159
Low Fuel Light
160
Driver Information Center (DIC) (If Equipped)
160
DIC Operation and Displays
161
Trip Information Button
161
Odometer
161
Trip A and Trip B
161
Timer
161
Fuel Information Button
162
Fuel Range
162
Average Fuel Economy
162
Instant Fuel Economy
162
GM Oil Life System
163
Personalization Button
163
Alarm Warning Type
164
Automatic Locking
164
Automatic Unlocking
165
Seat Position Recall (If Equipped)
165
Perimeter Lighting
166
Remote Lock Feedback
166
Remote Unlock Feedback
167
Headlamps on at Exit
168
Tilt Mirror in Reverse (If Equipped)
168
Easy Exit Seat (If Equipped)
169
Display Units (ENG/MET)
169
Display Language
170
Select Button
170
DIC Warnings and Messages
171
ENGINE COOLANT HOT/IDLE ENGINE
171
ENGINE OVERHEATED/STOP ENGINE (If Equipped)
171
OIL PRESSURE LOW/STOP ENGINE
171
BATTERY NOT CHARGING
171
SERVICE AIR BAG
172
SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM
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TURN SIGNAL ON
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REAR ACCESS OPEN
172
FUEL LEVEL LOW
172
CHANGE TRANS FLUID
172
CHECK OIL LEVEL
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CHECK WASHER FLUID
173
TRANS HOT IDLE ENGINE
173
ICE POSSIBLE
173
DRIVER DOOR AJAR
173
PASSENGER DOOR AJAR
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LEFT REAR DOOR AJAR
174
RIGHT REAR DOOR AJAR
174
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Comfort Controls
176
Comfort Controls Personalization (If Equipped)
176
Manual Dual Zone Comfort Controls
176
Fan Knob
176
Driver s Side Temperature Lever
176
Passenger s Side Temperature Lever
177
Mode Knob
177
Mode Buttons
177
Automatic Dual Zone Comfort Control System (Option)
178
Driver s Side Temperature Knob
178
Passenger s Side Temperature Knob
178
Fan Switch
179
MODE Button
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Display
179
Automatic Operation
179
Manual Operation
180
Air Conditioning
181
Heating
182
Defogging and Defrosting
182
Rear Window Defogger
183
Rear Comfort Controls
184
Ventilation System
185
Ventilation Tips
186
Comfort Control Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
186
Audio Systems
187
Setting the Clock
187
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player with Radio Data System (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control
187
Playing the Radio
187
Finding a Station
188
Setting Preset Stations
189
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
189
Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
190
Using RDS
191
Accessing RDS
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RDS Radio Announcements
192
Playing a Compact Disc
193
Radio/Compact Disc Messages
195
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Radio Data System (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
196
Playing the Radio
196
Finding a Station
197
Setting Preset Stations
197
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
198
Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
199
Using RDS
200
Accessing RDS Stations
200
RDS Radio Announcements
201
Playing a Cassette Tape
202
Cassette Tape Messages
204
Tight/Loose Tape Sensor Defeat
205
Playing a Compact Disc
205
Compact Disc Messages
207
AM-FM Stereo with 6-Disc Compact Disc Player with Programmable Equalization and Radio Data System (RDS) (If Equipped)
207
Playing the Radio
207
Finding a Station
208
Setting Preset Stations
209
Setting the Tone (Bass/ Treble)
209
Adjusting the Speakers
211
Using RDS
211
Setting PTY Preset Stations
212
Radio Announcements
213
Playing a Compact Disc
214
Playing a Specific Loaded Compact Disc
215
Using Song List Mode
217
Compact Disc Messages
218
Rear Seat Audio (If Equipped)
219
Theft-Deterrent Feature RDS Radios
220
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
220
Understanding Radio Reception
221
AM
221
FM Stereo
221
Tips About Your Audio System
221
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
222
Care of Your Compact Discs
223
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
223
Diversity Antenna System
224
Chime Level Adjustment
224
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
225
Defensive Driving
226
Drunken Driving
227
Control of a Vehicle
230
Braking
230
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
231
Using Anti- Lock
233
Braking in Emergencies
233
Traction Assist System (TAS) (Two- Wheel Drive Only)
233
Steering
235
Power Steering
235
Steering Tips
235
Driving on Curves
235
Steering in Emergencies
236
Off-Road Recovery
237
Passing
237
Loss of Control
239
Skidding
239
Off-Road Driving with Your Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicle
240
Before You Go Off-Roading
240
Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
240
Environmental Concerns
241
Traveling to Remote Areas
242
Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
242
Scanning the Terrain
243
Driving on Off-Road Hills
244
Approaching a Hill
244
Driving Uphill
245
Driving Downhill
248
Driving Across an Incline
250
Stalling on an Incline
251
Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
252
Driving in Water
252
After Off-Road Driving
253
Driving at Night
254
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
256
Hydroplaning
257
Driving Through Deep Standing Water
258
Driving Through Flowing Water
258
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
258
City Driving
259
Freeway Driving
260
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
261
Highway Hypnosis
262
Hill and Mountain Roads
262
Winter Driving
264
Driving on Snow or Ice
264
If You re Caught in a Blizzard
266
Recreational Vehicle Towing
268
Dinghy Towing
269
Dolly Towing
270
Loading Your Vehicle
271
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System (If Equipped)
273
Overload Protection
273
Indicator Light
273
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
274
Towing a Trailer
274
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
275
Weight of the Trailer
276
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
277
Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
278
Hitches
278
Safety Chains
279
Trailer Brakes
279
Driving with a Trailer
280
Following Distance
281
Passing
281
Backing Up
281
Making Turns
281
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
281
Driving On Grades
282
Parking on Hills
282
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
283
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
283
Trailer Wiring Harness
284
Section 5 Problems on the Road
285
Hazard Warning Flashers
286
Other Warning Devices
286
Jump Starting
287
Towing Your Vehicle
292
Engine Overheating
292
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
292
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
293
Cooling System
294
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank
296
How to Add Coolant to the Radiator
298
Engine Fan Noise
301
If a Tire Goes Flat
301
Changing a Flat Tire
302
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
303
Secondary Latch System
305
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
308
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
312
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
315
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
315
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
316
Service
317
Doing Your Own Service Work
317
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
318
Fuel
318
Gasoline Octane
318
Gasoline Specifications California Fuel
319
Additives
320
Fuels in Foreign Countries
320
Filling Your Tank
321
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
323
Checking Things Under the Hood
323
Hood Release
324
Engine Compartment Overview
325
Engine Oil
326
Checking Engine Oil
326
When to Add Engine Oil
327
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
328
Engine Oil Additives
329
When to Change Engine Oil
329
How to Reset the CHANGE ENG OIL Light
330
What to Do with Used Oil
330
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
330
Automatic Transmission Fluid
332
When to Check and Change
332
How to Check
333
Checking the Fluid Level
334
How to Add Fluid
335
Rear Axle
335
When to Check Lubricant
335
How to Check Lubricant
336
What to Use
336
Four-Wheel Drive
336
Transfer Case
336
When to Check Lubricant
336
How to Check Lubricant
337
What to Use
337
Front Axle
337
When to Check and Change Lubricant
337
How to Check Lubricant
338
What to Use
338
Engine Coolant
338
What to Use
339
Checking Coolant
340
Adding Coolant
341
Radiator Pressure Cap
341
Power Steering Fluid
342
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
342
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
342
What to Use
342
Windshield Washer Fluid
343
What to Use
343
Adding Washer Fluid
343
Brakes
344
Brake Fluid
344
Checking Brake Fluid
345
What to Add
345
Brake Wear
346
Brake Pedal Travel
347
Brake Adjustment
347
Replacing Brake System Parts
347
Battery
348
Vehicle Storage
348
Bulb Replacement
348
Halogen Bulbs
349
Headlamps
349
Front Turn Signals and Sidemarker Lamps
349
Taillamps and Rear Turn Signals
349
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
351
Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement
353
Tires
353
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
354
When to Check
354
How to Check
354
Tire Inspection and Rotation
355
When It s Time for New Tires
356
Buying New Tires
357
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
358
Treadwear
358
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
358
Temperature -- A, B, C
359
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
359
Wheel Replacement
359
Used Replacement Wheels
360
Tire Chains
361
Appearance Care
361
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
362
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
362
Using Cleaner on Fabric
362
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
363
Cleaning Vinyl
363
Cleaning Leather
363
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
364
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
364
Care of Safety Belts
364
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
364
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
365
Weatherstrips
365
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
365
Washing Your Vehicle
365
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
366
Finish Care
366
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels
367
Cleaning Tires
367
Sheet Metal Damage
367
Finish Damage
368
Underbody Maintenance
368
Chemical Paint Spotting
368
GM Vehicle Care /Appearance Materials
369
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
370
Engine Identification
370
Service Parts Identification Label
370
Electrical System
371
Add-On Electrical Equipment
371
Headlamps
371
Windshield Wipers
371
Power Windows and Other Power Options
371
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
372
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
372
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
376
Replacement Bulbs
378
Capacities and Specifications
378
Engine Specifications
378
Wheel and Tires
379
Capacities
379
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
379
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
380
Introduction
381
Your Vehicle and the Environment
381
Maintenance Requirements
381
How This Section is Organized
382
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
383
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
383
Scheduled Maintenance
384
Footnotes
384
Scheduled Maintenance
385
Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance
385
Scheduled Maintenance
386
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
394
At Each Fuel Fill
394
Engine Oil Level Check
394
Engine Coolant Level Check
394
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
394
At Least Once a Month
394
Tire Inflation Check
394
Cassette Deck Service
394
At Least Twice a Year
395
Restraint System Check
395
Wiper Blade Check
395
Spare Tire Check
395
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Restriction Indicator Check
395
Weatherstrip Lubrication
396
Automatic Transmission Check
396
At Least Once a Year
396
Key Lock Cylinders Service
396
Body Lubrication Service
396
Starter Switch Check
397
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
397
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
398
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
398
Underbody Flushing Service
398
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
399
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
399
Exhaust System Inspection
399
Fuel System Inspection
399
Engine Cooling System Inspection
399
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
400
Brake System Inspection
400
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
401
Part E: Maintenance Record
404
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
410
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
411
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
413
Customer Assistance Offices
413
United States
413
Canada
414
All Overseas Locations
414
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
414
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
414
Roadside Assistance
415
Canadian Roadside Assistance
416
Courtesy Transportation
417
Plan Ahead When Possible
417
Transportation Options
417
Shuttle Service
417
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
418
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
418
Additional Program Information
418
Warranty Information
419
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
419
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
420
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
420

FAQ about the 2002 GMC Envoy Manual

What contains the 2002 Envoy manual?

The GMC Envoy owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Envoy. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Envoy 2002 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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