2004 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2004 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
4.4 MB

Table of Contents

2004 GMC Savana Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
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
30
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
30
Center Passenger Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
31
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
35
Safety Belt Extender
38
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
42
Child Restraint Systems
48
Where to Put the Restraint
51
Top Strap
55
Top Strap Anchor Location
56
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
58
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Rear)
60
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Front)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (2nd Row)
65
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
66
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
68
Air Bag System
73
Where Are the Air Bags?
76
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
77
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
79
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
79
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
80
Air Bag Off Switch
81
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Restraint System Check
85
Checking Your Restraint Systems
85
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
86
Features and Controls
87
Keys
88
Remote Keyless Entry System
90
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
91
Doors and Locks
94
Door Locks
94
Power Door Locks
95
Cargo Door Relocking
95
Rear Door Security Locks
96
Lockout Protection
97
Leaving Your Vehicle
97
Sliding Side Door
97
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
99
Rear Doors
101
Windows
102
Manual Windows
103
Power Windows
103
Swing-Out Windows
104
Sun Visors
105
Theft-Deterrent Systems
105
Passlock®
106
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
106
New Vehicle Break-In
106
Ignition Positions
107
Starting Your Engine
108
Engine Coolant Heater
109
Automatic Transmission Operation
110
All-Wheel Drive
112
Parking Brake
112
Shifting Into Park (P)
113
Shifting Out of Park (P)
115
Parking Over Things That Burn
116
Engine Exhaust
116
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
117
Mirrors
118
Manual Rearview Mirror
118
Outside Manual Mirror
118
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
118
Outside Power Mirrors
119
Outside Convex Mirror
120
Outside Heated Mirrors
120
OnStar® System
121
Storage Areas
122
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
129
Horn
129
Tilt Wheel
129
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
130
Exterior Lamps
136
Interior Lamps
138
Accessory Power Outlets
140
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
140
Climate Controls
141
Climate Control System
141
Outlet Adjustment
143
Rear Heating System
144
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
144
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
146
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
146
Instrument Panel Cluster
147
Speedometer
148
Safety Belt Reminder Light
149
Air Bag Readiness Light
150
Air Bag Off Light
151
Charging System Light
152
Voltmeter Gage
153
Brake System Warning Light
154
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
155
Stabilitrak® Not Ready Light
155
Stabilitrak® Indicator Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
156
Low Coolant Warning Light
156
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
157
Oil Pressure Gage
159
Change Engine Oil Light
160
Security Light
161
Cruise Control Light
161
Reduced Engine Power Light
162
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator Light
162
Tow/Haul Mode Light
162
Check Gages Warning Light
163
Fuel Gage
163
Audio System(s)
164
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
165
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
165
AM-FM Radio
165
Radio with CD
168
Radio with Cassette and CD
172
Radio with Six-Disc CD
183
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
194
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
194
Radio Reception
194
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
194
Care of Your CDs
196
Care of Your CD Player
196
Fixed Mast Antenna
196
Chime Level Adjustment
196
Driving Your Vehicle
197
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
198
Defensive Driving
198
Drunken Driving
199
Control of a Vehicle
202
Braking
202
Locking Rear Axle
205
Stabilitrak® System
205
Steering
207
Off-Road Recovery
209
Passing
210
Loss of Control
211
Driving at Night
212
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
214
City Driving
217
Freeway Driving
218
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
219
Highway Hypnosis
220
Hill and Mountain Roads
220
Winter Driving
222
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
226
Towing
227
Towing Your Vehicle
227
Recreational Vehicle Towing
227
Loading Your Vehicle
227
Towing a Trailer
233
Service and Appearance Care
247
Service
249
Doing Your Own Service Work
249
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
250
Fuel
250
Gasoline Octane
250
Gasoline Specifications
251
California Fuel
251
Additives
252
Fuels in Foreign Countries
252
Filling Your Tank
253
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
255
Checking Things Under the Hood
255
Hood Release
256
Engine Compartment Overview
258
Engine Oil
259
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
264
Automatic Transmission Fluid
265
Engine Coolant
268
Radiator Pressure Cap
271
Engine Overheating
271
Cooling System
274
Engine Fan Noise
281
Power Steering Fluid
281
Windshield Washer Fluid
282
Brakes
284
Battery
287
Jump Starting
288
All-Wheel Drive
293
Rear Axle
294
Front Axle
295
Noise Control System
296
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
296
Bulb Replacement
297
Halogen Bulbs
297
Headlamps
297
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
299
Taillamps
299
Replacement Bulbs
301
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
302
Tires
303
Inflation - Tire Pressure
311
Dual Tire Operation
312
Tire Inspection and Rotation
313
When It Is Time for New Tires
315
Buying New Tires
316
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
318
Wheel Replacement
318
Tire Chains
319
If a Tire Goes Flat
320
Changing a Flat Tire
321
Appearance Care
338
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
338
Care of Safety Belts
341
Weatherstrips
341
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
341
Sheet Metal Damage
343
Finish Damage
344
Underbody Maintenance
344
Chemical Paint Spotting
344
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
345
Vehicle Identification
346
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
346
Service Parts Identification Label
346
Electrical System
347
Add-On Electrical Equipment
347
Headlamp Wiring
347
Windshield Wiper Fuses
347
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
348
Capacities and Specifications
352
Maintenance Schedule
355
Maintenance Schedule
356
Introduction
356
Maintenance Requirements
356
Your Vehicle and the Environment
356
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
357
Scheduled Maintenance
358
Additional Required Services
360
Maintenance Footnotes
361
Owner Checks and Services
363
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000km)
363
At Each Fuel Fill
363
At Least Once a Month
363
At Least Once a Year
364
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
366
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
368
Engine Drive Belt Routing
369
Maintenance Record
370
Customer Assistance and Information
373
Customer Assistance and Information
374
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
374
Online Owner Center
375
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
376
Customer Assistance Offices
376
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
377
Roadside Assistance Program
378
Courtesy Transportation
379
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
381
Reporting Safety Defects
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
383
Service Publications Ordering Information
383
Index
385

FAQ about the 2004 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2004 Savana manual?

The GMC Savana owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Savana. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Savana 2004 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Savana owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your GMC Savana, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2004 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

The GMC Savana owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 2004 free?

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The GMC Savana (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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