2003 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2003 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
21.7 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Front Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Power Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
30
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
33
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Top Strap
47
Top Strap Anchor Location
48
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
49
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
51
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
51
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
54
Center Seat Position
56
Air Bag Systems
57
Where Are the Air Bags?
60
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
62
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
63
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
63
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
64
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
66
Restraint System Check
67
Checking Your Restraint Systems
67
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
68
Features and Controls
70
Keys
72
Remote Keyless Entry System
74
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
75
Doors and Locks
77
Door Locks
77
Power Door Locks
78
Delayed Locking
78
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
79
Rear Door Security Locks
81
Lockout Protection
81
Leaving Your Vehicle
81
Liftgate/Liftglass
82
Windows
83
Power Windows
84
Sun Visors
85
Theft-Deterrent Systems
86
Content Theft-Deterrent
86
Passlock
87
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
88
New Vehicle Break-In
88
Ignition Positions
88
Starting Your Engine
90
Engine Coolant Heater
91
Automatic Transmission Operation
92
Four-Wheel Drive
95
Parking Brake
98
Shifting Into Park (P)
99
Shifting Out of Park (P)
101
Parking Over Things That Burn
101
Engine Exhaust
102
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
102
Mirrors
104
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar and Compass
104
Outside Manual Mirrors
106
Outside Power Mirrors
106
Outside Convex Mirror
107
Outside Heated Mirrors
107
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
108
OnStar System
109
HomeLink Transmitter
111
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
111
Storage Areas
115
Glove Box
115
Overhead Console
115
Front Storage Area
116
Luggage Carrier
119
Rear Floor Storage Lid
120
Convenience Net
120
Cargo Cover
121
Sunroof
122
Vehicle Personalization
123
Memory Seat
123
Instrument Panel
126
Instrument Panel Overview
129
Hazard Warning Flashers
130
Other Warning Devices
131
Horn
131
Tilt Wheel
131
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
132
Exterior Lamps
139
Interior Lamps
141
Accessory Power Outlets
144
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
144
Climate Controls
145
Dual Climate Control System
145
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
148
Rear Climate Control System
153
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
157
Climate Controls Personalization
157
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
158
Instrument Panel Cluster
159
Speedometer and Odometer
160
Tachometer
160
Safety Belt Reminder Light
161
Air Bag Readiness Light
161
Charging System Light
162
Voltmeter Gage
163
Brake System Warning Light
164
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
165
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
165
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
166
Oil Pressure Gage
169
Change Engine Oil Light
170
Security Light
170
Cruise Control Light
171
Reduced Engine Power Light
171
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
172
Check Gages Warning Light
172
Gate Ajar Light
173
Fuel Gage
173
Low Fuel Warning Light
174
Driver Information Center (DIC)
175
DIC Operation and Displays
175
DIC Warnings and Messages
185
Audio System(s)
188
Setting the Time
188
Radio with CD
189
Radio with Cassette and CD
196
Radio with Six-Disc CD
206
Rear Seat Entertainment System
217
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
229
Radio Personalization
230
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
230
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
231
DVD Distortion
231
Understanding Radio Reception
231
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
232
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
233
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
233
Cleaning the Video Screen
233
Fixed Mast Antenna
233
Chime Level Adjustment
233
Driving Your Vehicle
234
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
235
Defensive Driving
235
Drunken Driving
235
Control of a Vehicle
238
Braking
238
Traction Assist System (TAS)
241
Locking Rear Axle
243
Steering
243
Off-Road Recovery
245
Passing
245
Loss of Control
247
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
248
Driving at Night
261
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
263
City Driving
266
Freeway Driving
267
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
268
Highway Hypnosis
269
Hill and Mountain Roads
270
Winter Driving
272
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
277
Towing
278
Towing Your Vehicle
278
Recreational Vehicle Towing
278
Loading Your Vehicle
281
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
284
Towing a Trailer
285
Service and Appearance Care
296
Service
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
299
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
299
Fuel
300
Gasoline Octane
300
Gasoline Specifications
300
California Fuel
301
Additives
301
Fuels in Foreign Countries
302
Filling Your Tank
302
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
304
Checking Things Under the Hood
305
Hood Release
305
Engine Compartment Overview
307
Engine Oil
310
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
315
Automatic Transmission Fluid
316
Engine Coolant
319
Radiator Pressure Cap
321
Engine Overheating
322
Cooling System
324
Engine Fan Noise
330
Power Steering Fluid
331
Windshield Washer Fluid
332
Brakes
333
Battery
336
Jump Starting
337
Rear Axle
343
Four-Wheel Drive
344
Bulb Replacement
346
Halogen Bulbs
346
Headlamps
346
Front Turn Signal and Sidemarker Lamps
346
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps
346
Replacement Bulbs
347
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
348
Tires
351
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
352
Tire Inspection and Rotation
353
When It Is Time for New Tires
354
Buying New Tires
355
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
356
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
357
Wheel Replacement
357
Tire Chains
359
Accessory Inflator
359
If a Tire Goes Flat
361
Changing a Flat Tire
361
Appearance Care
377
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
377
Care of Safety Belts
380
Weatherstrips
380
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
380
Sheet Metal Damage
382
Finish Damage
383
Underbody Maintenance
383
Chemical Paint Spotting
383
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
383
Vehicle Identification
385
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
385
Service Parts Identification Label
385
Electrical System
386
Add-On Electrical Equipment
386
Headlamps
386
Windshield Wiper Fuses
386
Power Windows and Other Power Options
387
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
387
Capacities and Specifications
399
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
401
Maintenance Schedule
402
Maintenance Schedule
403
Introduction
403
Your Vehicle and the Environment
403
Maintenance Requirements
403
How This Section is Organized
404
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
405
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
405
Scheduled Maintenance
406
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
411
At Each Fuel Fill
411
At Least Once a Month
411
At Least Twice a Year
412
At Least Once a Year
413
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
416
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
416
Exhaust System Inspection
416
Fuel System Inspection
416
Engine Cooling System Inspection
417
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four-Wheel Drive) Inspection
417
Brake System Inspection
417
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
418
Part E: Maintenance Record
420
Customer Assistance Information
424
Customer Assistance Information
425
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
425
Online Owner Center
426
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
427
Customer Assistance Offices
427
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
428
Roadside Assistance Program
428
Courtesy Transportation
430
Reporting Safety Defects
432
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
432
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
432
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
433
Service Publications Ordering Information
433
Index
436

FAQ about the 2003 GMC Envoy Manual

What contains the 2003 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 2003 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Envoy
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Envoy owners can do

Where to download the 2003 GMC Envoy Owners Manual?

The GMC Envoy owner manual for the 2003 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Envoy year 2003 free?

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The GMC Envoy (2003) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2003 is available in English.

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