2002 GMC Yukon Denali Owner's Manual

2002 GMC Yukon Denali owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon Denali
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
3.25 MB

Table of Contents

- 2002 GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali Owner's Manual
1
Copyright General Motors Corp 2001
2
For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
3
How to Use this Manual
4
Safety Warnings and Symbols
4
Vehicle Damage Warnings
5
Vehicle Symbols
5
Model Reference
7
Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Seats and Seat Controls
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar Control
10
Memory Seat
10
Heated Front Seats
11
Reclining Front Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
13
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Second Row)
13
Reclining the Seatbacks (Yukon Denali 60/40 Split Bench Only)
14
Folding the Seatbacks (60/40 Split Bench Seat)
14
Returning the Seats to an Upright Position
16
Bucket Seats (Second Row)
17
Reclining the Seatbacks (Bucket Seats)
17
Folding the Seatbacks (Bucket Seats)
17
Returning the Seatbacks to an Upright Position
19
50/50 Split Bench Seat (Third Row)
20
Folding the Seatbacks
20
Unfolding the Seatbacks
21
Tilting the 50/50 Split Bench Seat
21
Returning the Seat(s) to an Upright Position
22
Removing the 50/50 Split Bench Seat
23
Replacing the 50/50 Split Bench Seat
24
Full Bench Seat (Third Row)
25
Folding the Seatback
25
Unfolding the Seat Back
26
Tilting the Full Bench Seat
27
Returning the Seat to an Upright Position
28
Removing the Bench Seat
29
Replacing the Full Bench Seat (Third Row)
30
Entering or Exiting the Third Row Seats
31
Heated Rear Seats (Second Row)
33
Safety Belts: They're for Everyone
34
Why Safety Belts Work
35
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
38
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
39
Adults
39
Driver Position
40
Lap-Shoulder Belt
40
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
47
Right Front Passenger Position
48
Air Bag Systems
48
How the Air Bag Systems Work
51
Where are the air bags?
51
When should an air bag inflate?
53
What makes an air bag inflate?
53
How does an air bag restrain?
54
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
54
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
56
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
56
Rear Seat Passengers
57
Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
57
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
60
Center Passenger Position
64
Lap Belt
64
Children
65
Infants and Young Children
65
Restraint Systems for Children
69
Where to Put the Restraint
72
Top Strap
73
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
75
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
77
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
78
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
80
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
82
Older Children
85
Safety Belt Extender
88
Checking Your Restraint Systems
88
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
88
Section 2 Features and Controls
89
Windows
90
Power Windows
91
Driver's Express-Down Window
91
Window Lockout Switch
91
Keys
92
Door Locks
94
Power Door Locks
95
Programmable Locks
95
Lockout Prevention
95
Child Security Locks
96
Keyless Entry System
97
Operation
98
Remote Panic Alarm
98
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
98
Battery Replacement
99
Liftgate/Liftgate Glass
100
Theft
100
Key in the Ignition
101
Parking at Night
101
Parking Lots
101
Content Theft-Deterrent
102
Testing the Alarm
103
Passlock
103
New Vehicle \Break-In\
104
Ignition Positions
104
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
105
Starting Your Engine
105
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
107
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
107
Automatic Transmission Operation
108
Tow/Haul Mode
111
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into PARK (P)
112
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
114
Torque Lock
114
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
115
Parking Over Things That Burn
115
Engine Exhaust
116
Running Your Engine While You're Parked
116
Autoride_
117
Locking Rear Axle
118
All-Wheel Drive
118
Horn
118
Tilt Wheel
118
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
119
Turn and Lane Change Signals
119
Turn Signal On Chime
120
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
120
Flash-to-Pass Feature
120
Windshield Wipers
120
Windshield Washer
121
Rear Window Washer/Wiper
121
Cruise Control
122
Setting Cruise Control
123
Resuming a Set Speed
123
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
124
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
124
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
124
Using Cruise Control on Hills
124
Ending Cruise Control
124
Erasing Speed Memory
124
Exterior Lamps
125
Automatic Headlamp System
126
Lamps On Reminder
126
Puddle Lamps
127
Daytime Running Lamps
127
Fog Lamps
128
Interior Lamps
129
Instrument Panel Intensity Control
129
Exit Lighting
129
Illuminated Entry
129
Front Reading Lamps (If Equipped)
129
Dome Lamps
130
Battery Run-Down Protection
130
Mirrors
130
Electrochromic Inside Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
130
Temperature Display
131
Electrochromic Mirror Operation
131
Compass Operation
131
Compass Calibration
132
Compass Variance
132
Power Outside Rearview Mirrors
133
Driver's Outside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
134
Convex Outside Mirror
134
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors
134
Storage Compartments
134
Glove Box
134
Center Console Storage Area
135
Center Console Storage Area Access Door
136
Rear Storage Compartment
136
Cupholders
136
Cargo Security Shade
137
Cargo Tie Downs
138
Convenience Net
138
Luggage Carrier
138
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
140
Sun Visors
140
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors
140
Accessory Power Outlets
141
OnStar System (If Equipped)
142
OnStar Services
143
OnStar System Limitations
144
Sunroof (If Equipped)
145
HomeLink Transmitter
146
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
147
Training a Garage Door Opener with a \Rolling Code\ Feature (If Equipped)
148
Canadian Programming
149
Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
149
Erasing Channels
149
Resetting Defaults
149
Accessories
149
The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
150
Instrument Panel Cluster
152
Speedometer and Odometer
153
Trip Odometer
153
Engine Hour Meter Display
153
Tachometer
153
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
153
Safety Belt Reminder Light
154
Air Bag Readiness Light
154
Voltmeter
155
Brake System Warning Light
156
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
157
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
158
Transmission Temperature Gage
158
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
160
If the Light Is Flashing
161
If the Light Is On Steady
161
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
162
Oil Pressure Gage
163
Cruise Light
164
Tow/Haul Light
164
Fuel Gage
164
Message Center
165
Battery
165
Trans Fluid Hot
166
Trans Hot...Idle Engine
167
Low Coolant
168
Check Coolant Temp
168
Engine Overheated
168
Reduced Engine Power
168
Check Eng Oil Pressure
169
Check Eng Oil Level
169
Change Engine Oil
170
Security
170
Low Washer Fluid
170
Service Ride Control
170
Cargo Door Ajar
171
Low Fuel
171
Secondary Information Center (SIC)
171
Fuel
172
Trip
172
Personal Trip Computer and Business Trip Computer
172
Timer
172
Vehicle History Last 15 Days
173
Annual Mileage
173
Menu
173
Automatic Door Lock
174
Automatic Door Unlock
174
Remote Lock Feedback
174
Remote Unlock Feedback
174
Headlamp Delay
175
Perimeter Lamps
175
Alarm Warning
175
Language
175
Display Units
175
Day/Date/Time
176
Language and Personalization Reset
176
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
177
Comfort Controls
178
Electronic Climate Control System
178
Fan Knob
178
Temperature Knob
178
Mode Knob -- Manual Operation
179
Mode Buttons
179
Mode Knob -- Automatic Operation
181
Rear Air Conditioning and Rear Heater (With Sunroof)
182
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with Electronic Climate Control System (Without Sunroof)
183
Air Conditioning
184
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
184
Heating
184
Defogging and Defrosting
185
Rear Window Defogger
185
Ventilation System
186
Ventilation Tips
187
Audio Systems
187
Setting the Clock
187
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (Bose)
188
Playing the Radio
188
Finding a Station
189
Setting Preset Stations
189
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
190
Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
190
Playing a Cassette Tape
190
Cassette Tape Messages
192
CD Adapter Kits
192
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
192
Primary Radio Controls
192
Rear Seat Audio Controls
193
Compact Disc Changer
195
Compact Disc Changer Errors
197
Theft-Deterrent Feature
198
Activating the Theft-Deterrent Feature
198
Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
199
Disabling the Theft-Deterrent Feature
199
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
200
Understanding Radio Reception
201
AM
201
FM Stereo
201
Tips About Your Audio System
201
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
202
Care of Your Compact Discs
203
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
203
Fixed Mast Antenna
203
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
204
Defensive Driving
205
Drunken Driving
206
Control of a Vehicle
209
Braking
209
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
210
Using Anti-Lock
212
Braking in Emergencies
212
Steering
212
Power Steering
212
Speed-Sensitive Steering
212
Steering Tips
212
Driving on Curves
212
Steering in Emergencies
213
Off-Road Recovery
214
Passing
215
Loss of Control
216
Skidding
216
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
217
Before You Go Off-Roading
218
Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
218
Environmental Concerns
219
Traveling to Remote Areas
219
Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
219
Scanning the Terrain
220
Driving on Off-Road Hills
221
Approaching a Hill
222
Driving Uphill
223
Driving Downhill
225
Driving Across an Incline
227
Stalling on an Incline
228
Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
229
Driving in Water
229
After Off-Road Driving
230
Driving at Night
231
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
232
Hydroplaning
233
Driving Through Deep Standing Water
234
Driving Through Flowing Water
234
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
234
City Driving
235
Freeway Driving
236
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
237
Highway Hypnosis
238
Hill and Mountain Roads
238
Winter Driving
240
Driving on Snow or Ice
240
If You're Caught in a Blizzard
242
Recreational Vehicle Towing
244
Loading Your Vehicle
245
Trailer Recommendations
247
Automatic Level Control
247
Towing a Trailer
248
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
249
Tow/Haul Mode
249
Weight of the Trailer
250
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
251
Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires
252
Hitches
252
Safety Chains
253
Trailer Brakes
253
Driving with a Trailer
254
Following Distance
255
Passing
255
Backing Up
255
Making Turns
255
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
255
Driving On Grades
256
Parking on Hills
256
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
257
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
257
Trailer Wiring Harness
257
Heavy-Duty Trailer Wiring Package
257
Instrument Panel Jumper Wiring Harness
258
Four-Wire Trailer Harness Adapter
259
Section 5 Problems on the Road
260
Hazard Warning Flashers
261
Other Warning Devices
261
Jump Starting
262
Towing Your Vehicle
268
Engine Overheating
268
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
268
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
269
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
270
Cooling System
271
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
273
Engine Fan Noise
278
If a Tire Goes Flat
278
Changing a Flat Tire
279
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
280
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
286
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
291
Spare Tire
295
If You're Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
296
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
297
Using the Recovery Hooks
297
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
299
Service
300
Doing Your Own Service Work
300
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
301
Fuel
301
Gasoline Octane
301
Gasoline Specifications
301
California Fuel
302
Additives
302
Fuels in Foreign Countries
303
Filling Your Tank
304
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
306
Checking Things Under the Hood
306
Hood Release
307
Engine Compartment Overview
308
Engine Oil
309
Checking Engine Oil
310
When to Add Engine Oil
311
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
312
Engine Oil Additives
313
When to Change Engine Oil (GM Oil Life System)
313
How to Reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL Message
314
What to Do with Used Oil
314
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
315
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
317
Automatic Transmission Fluid
318
When to Check and Change
318
How to Check
318
Checking the Fluid Level
319
How to Add Fluid
321
Rear Axle
321
When to Check Lubricant
321
How to Check Lubricant
321
What to Use
322
All-Wheel Drive
322
Transfer Case
322
When to Check Lubricant
322
How to Check Lubricant
322
What to Use
323
Front Axle
323
When to Check and Change Lubricant
323
How to Check Lubricant
323
What to Use
324
Engine Coolant
324
What to Use
325
Checking Coolant
326
Adding Coolant
327
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
327
Power Steering Fluid
328
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
328
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
328
What to Use
328
Windshield Washer Fluid
329
What to Use
329
Adding Washer Fluid
329
Brakes
330
Brake Fluid
330
Checking Brake Fluid
331
What to Add
332
Brake Wear
333
Brake Pedal Travel
333
Brake Adjustment
333
Replacing Brake System Parts
334
Battery
334
Vehicle Storage
334
Bulb Replacement
335
Halogen Bulbs
335
Headlamps
335
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
336
Center High Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
337
Taillamps
338
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
339
Tires
340
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
341
When to Check
341
How to Check
341
Tire Inspection and Rotation
342
When It's Time for New Tires
343
Buying New Tires
344
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
345
Treadwear
346
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
346
Temperature -- A, B, C
346
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
347
Wheel Replacement
347
Used Replacement Wheels
348
Tire Chains
348
Appearance Care
349
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
349
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
350
Cleaning Vinyl
350
Cleaning Leather
350
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
351
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
351
Cleaning Wood Panels
351
Cleaning Speaker Covers
351
Care of Safety Belts
351
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
352
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
352
Weatherstrips
353
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
353
Washing Your Vehicle
353
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
353
Finish Care
354
Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts
354
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels
355
Cleaning Tires
355
Sheet Metal Damage
355
Finish Damage
356
Underbody Maintenance
356
Chemical Paint Spotting
356
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
357
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
358
Engine Identification
358
Service Parts Identification Label
358
Electrical System
359
Add-On Electrical Equipment
359
Windshield Wipers
359
Power Windows and Other Power Options
359
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
359
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
360
Center Instrument Panel Utility Block
362
Underhood Fuse Block
363
Replacement Bulbs
367
Capacities and Specifications
368
Wheels and Tires
368
Capacities
368
Air Conditioning Refrigerant Capacity
368
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
369
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
370
Introduction
371
Your Vehicle and the Environment
371
Maintenance Requirements
371
How This Section is Organized
372
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
373
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
373
Scheduled Maintenance
374
Footnotes
374
Scheduled Maintenance
375
Engine Oil and Chassis Lubrication Scheduled Maintenance
375
Scheduled Maintenance
376
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
385
At Each Fuel Fill
385
Engine Oil Level Check
385
Engine Coolant Level Check
385
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
385
At Least Once a Month
385
Tire Inflation Check
385
Cassette Deck Service
385
At Least Twice a Year
386
Restraint System Check
386
Wiper Blade Check
386
Spare Tire Check
386
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Restriction Indicator Check
386
Weatherstrip Lubrication
387
Automatic Transmission Check
387
At Least Once a Year
387
Key Lock Cylinders Service
387
Body Lubrication Service
387
Starter Switch Check
388
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
388
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
389
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
389
Underbody Flushing Service
389
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
390
Steering and Suspension Inspection
390
Exhaust System Inspection
390
Fuel System Inspection
390
Engine Cooling System Inspection
390
Transfer Case and Front Axle (All- Wheel Drive) Inspection
391
Brake System Inspection
391
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
392
Part E: Maintenance Record
394
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
396
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
399
Customer Assistance Offices
399
United States
399
Canada
400
All Overseas Locations
400
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
400
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
400
Roadside Assistance
401
Canadian Roadside Assistance
402
Courtesy Transportation
403
Plan Ahead When Possible
403
Transportation Options
403
Shuttle Service
403
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
404
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
404
Additional Program Information
404
Warranty Information
405
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
405
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
406
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
406
SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION
407
Service Manuals
407
Transmission, Transaxle, Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual
407
Service Bulletins
407
Owner's Information
407
Current and Past Model Order Forms
407

FAQ about the 2002 GMC Yukon Denali Manual

What contains the 2002 Yukon Denali manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your GMC Yukon Denali, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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