2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Owner's Manual

2003 Oldsmobile Aurora owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Aurora
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
17.75 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Front Seats
9
Manual Passenger Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
12
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
14
Safety Belts
15
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
15
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
28
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
32
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Top Strap
45
Top Strap Anchor Location
46
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
47
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
51
Air Bag Systems
54
Where Are the Air Bags?
56
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
58
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
59
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
59
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
59
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Restraint System Check
62
Checking Your Restraint Systems
62
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
63
Features and Controls
64
Keys
66
Remote Keyless Entry System
68
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
69
Doors and Locks
73
Door Locks
73
Central Door Unlocking System
74
Power Door Locks
74
Door Ajar Reminder
74
Delayed Locking
74
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
76
Lockout Protection
77
Leaving Your Vehicle
77
Trunk
77
Windows
80
Power Windows
81
Sun Visors
81
Theft-Deterrent Systems
82
Universal Theft-Deterrent
82
PASS-Key III
84
PASS-Key III Operation
84
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
86
New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
86
Starting Your Engine
87
Engine Coolant Heater
88
Automatic Transaxle Operation
89
Parking Brake
92
Shifting Into Park (P)
93
Shifting Out of Park (P)
95
Parking Over Things That Burn
95
Engine Exhaust
96
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
97
Mirrors
98
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
98
Outside Power Mirrors
100
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
100
Outside Convex Mirror
101
Outside Heated Mirrors
101
OnStar System
102
HomeLink Transmitter
104
HomeLink Transmitter
104
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
105
Storage Areas
108
Glove Box
108
Front Storage Area
108
Assist Handles
108
Floor Mats
109
Rear Storage Area
109
Convenience Net
109
Sunroof
110
Vehicle Personalization
111
Memory Seat and Mirrors
111
Instrument Panel
114
Instrument Panel Overview
115
Hazard Warning Flashers
117
Other Warning Devices
118
Horn
118
Tilt Wheel
118
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
119
Exterior Lamps
127
Interior Lamps
130
Accessory Power Outlets
134
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
135
Climate Controls
136
Automatic Climate Control System
136
Outlet Adjustment
140
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
141
Climate Controls Personalization
142
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
143
Instrument Panel Cluster
144
Speedometer and Odometer
145
Tachometer
146
Safety Belt Reminder Light
146
Air Bag Readiness Light
147
Battery Warning Light
148
Brake System Warning Light
148
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
149
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
150
Traction Control System Active Light
151
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
151
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
152
Oil Pressure Light
155
Cruise Control Light
156
Fuel Gage
157
Driver Information Center (DIC)
158
DIC Warnings and Messages
163
DIC Vehicle Personalization
165
Audio System(s)
172
Setting the Time
172
Radio with Cassette and CD
173
Navigation/Radio System
182
Trunk-Mounted CD Changer
183
Personal Choice Radio Controls
186
Theft-Deterrent Feature
186
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
187
Understanding Radio Reception
187
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
187
Care of Your CDs
188
Care of Your CD Player
189
Diversity Antenna System
189
Chime Level Adjustment
189
Driving Your Vehicle
190
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
191
Defensive Driving
191
Drunken Driving
191
Control of a Vehicle
194
Braking
195
Traction Control System (TCS)
197
Steering
199
Off-Road Recovery
202
Passing
202
Loss of Control
204
Driving at Night
205
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
207
City Driving
210
Freeway Driving
211
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
212
Highway Hypnosis
213
Hill and Mountain Roads
213
Winter Driving
215
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
221
Towing
222
Towing Your Vehicle
222
Recreational Vehicle Towing
222
Loading Your Vehicle
223
Towing a Trailer
225
Service and Appearance Care
234
Service
236
Doing Your Own Service Work
237
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
237
Fuel
238
Gasoline Octane
238
Gasoline Specifications
238
California Fuel
239
Additives
239
Fuels in Foreign Countries
240
Filling Your Tank
240
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
244
Checking Things Under the Hood
245
Hood Release
246
Engine Compartment Overview
247
Engine Oil
248
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
254
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
255
Engine Coolant
257
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
261
Engine Overheating
261
Cooling System
264
Power Steering Fluid
270
Windshieid Washer Fluid
271
Brakes
272
Battery
275
Jump Starting
277
Headlamp Aiming
283
Bulb Replacement
287
Halogen Bulbs
287
Headlamps
288
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
290
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
291
Replacement Bulbs
291
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
292
Tires
293
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
293
Check Tire Pressure System
295
Tire Inspection and Rotation
296
When It Is Time for New Tires
298
Buying New Tires
299
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
300
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
301
Wheel Replacement
301
Tire Chains
303
If a Tire Goes Flat
303
Changing a Flat Tire
304
Compact Spare Tire
314
Appearance Care
315
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
315
Care of Safety Belts
317
Weatherstrips
317
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
318
Sheet Metal Damage
320
Finish Damage
320
Underbody Maintenance
320
Chemical Paint Spotting
320
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
321
Vehicle Identification
323
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
323
Service Parts Identification Label
323
Electrical System
324
Add-on Electrical Equipment
324
Headlamp Wiring
324
Windshield Wiper Fuses
324
Power Windows and Other Power Options
324
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
325
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
328
Capacities and Specifications
333
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
334
Maintenance Schedule
336
Maintenance Schedule
337
Introduction
337
Your Vehicle and the Environment
337
Maintenance Requirements
337
How This Section is Organized
338
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
339
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
339
Scheduled Maintenance
340
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
344
At Each Fuel Fill
344
At Least Once a Month
344
At Least Twice a Year
345
At Least Once a Year
345
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
348
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
348
Exhaust System Inspection
348
Fuel System Inspection
348
Engine Cooling System Inspection
349
Throttle System Inspection
349
Brake System Inspection
349
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
350
Part E: Maintenance Record
351
Customer Assistance Information
354
Customer Assistance Information
355
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
355
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
356
Customer Assistance Offices
356
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
358
Roadside Assistance Program
358
Courtesy Transportation
359
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
361
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
362
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
362
Service Publications Ordering Information
362
Index
364

FAQ about the 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Manual

What contains the 2003 Aurora manual?

The Oldsmobile Aurora owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Oldsmobile to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Oldsmobile Aurora. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Oldsmobile Aurora 2003 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Oldsmobile Aurora owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Oldsmobile Aurora year 2003 free?

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The Oldsmobile Aurora (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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