2004 Oldsmobile Bravada Owner's Manual

2004 Oldsmobile Bravada owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Bravada
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.37 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Oldsmobile Bravada Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
8
Heated Seats
9
Power Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Driver Position
19
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
27
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
30
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
Infants and Young Children
35
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
41
Top Strap
42
Top Strap Anchor Location
44
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
44
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
46
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
47
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
49
Air Bag Systems
52
Where Are the Air Bags?
54
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
57
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
58
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
58
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
59
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Restraint System Check
61
Checking Your Restraint Systems
61
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
62
Features and Controls
63
Keys
65
Remote Keyless Entry System
66
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
67
Doors and Locks
69
Door Locks
69
Power Door Locks
70
Delayed Locking
71
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
71
Rear Door Security Locks
74
Lockout Protection
74
Leaving Your Vehicle
74
Liftgate/Liftglass
75
Windows
76
Power Windows
77
Sun Visors
77
Theft-Deterrent Systems
78
Content Theft-Deterrent
78
Passlock®
80
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
80
New Vehicle Break-In
80
Ignition Positions
81
Starting Your Engine
82
Engine Coolant Heater
83
Automatic Transmission Operation
84
All-Wheel Drive
86
Parking Brake
86
Shifting Into Park (P)
87
Shifting Out of Park (P)
88
Parking Over Things That Burn
89
Engine Exhaust
89
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
90
Mirrors
91
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
91
Outside Manual Mirrors
93
Outside Power Mirror
93
Outside Convex Mirror
93
Outside Heated Mirrors
94
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
94
OnStar® System
94
HomeLink® Transmitter
96
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
96
Storage Areas
100
Glove Box
100
Overhead Console
100
Front Storage Area
101
Luggage Carrier
101
Rear Floor Storage Lid
102
Convenience Net
103
Cargo Cover
103
Sunroof
104
Vehicle Personalization
104
Memory Seat
104
Instrument Panel
107
Instrument Panel Overview
110
Hazard Warning Flashers
112
Other Warning Devices
113
Horn
113
Tilt Wheel
113
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
114
Exterior Lamps
121
Interior Lamps
123
Accessory Power Outlets
126
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
126
Climate Controls
127
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
127
Rear Climate Control System
132
Climate Controls Personalization
133
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
134
Instrument Panel Cluster
135
Speedometer and Odometer
136
Tachometer
137
Safety Belt Reminder Light
137
Air Bag Readiness Light
138
Charging System Light
139
Voltmeter Gage
139
Brake System Warning Light
140
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
141
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
142
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
142
Oil Pressure Gage
145
Change Engine Oil Light
146
Security Light
147
Cruise Control Light
147
Reduced Engine Power Light
148
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
148
Check Gages Warning Light
149
Gate Ajar Light
149
Fuel Gage
150
Low Fuel Warning Light
150
Driver Information Center (DIC)
151
DIC Operation and Displays
151
DIC Warnings and Messages
160
Audio System(s)
164
Setting the Time
164
Radio with Cassette and CD
165
Radio with Six-Disc CD
175
Navigation/Radio System
187
Rear Seat Entertainment System
188
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
199
Radio Personalization
200
Theft-Deterrent Feature
200
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
201
DVD Distortion
202
Understanding Radio Reception
202
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
202
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
203
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
203
Cleaning the Video Screen
204
Fixed Mast Antenna
204
Chime Level Adjustment
204
Driving Your Vehicle
205
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
206
Defensive Driving
206
Drunken Driving
206
Control of a Vehicle
210
Braking
210
Traction Assist System (TAS)
213
Locking Rear Axle
215
Steering
215
Off-Road Recovery
217
Passing
217
Loss of Control
219
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
220
Driving at Night
233
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
234
City Driving
237
Freeway Driving
238
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
239
Highway Hypnosis
239
Hill and Mountain Roads
240
Winter Driving
242
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
246
Towing
247
Towing Your Vehicle
247
Recreational Vehicle Towing
247
Loading Your Vehicle
247
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
253
Towing a Trailer
254
Service and Appearance Care
265
Service
267
Doing Your Own Service Work
267
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
268
Fuel
268
Gasoline Octane
268
Gasoline Specifications
269
California Fuel
269
Additives
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
270
Filling Your Tank
271
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
273
Checking Things Under the Hood
274
Hood Release
274
Engine Compartment Overview
276
Engine Oil
278
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
283
Automatic Transmission Fluid
284
Engine Coolant
287
Radiator Pressure Cap
289
Engine Overheating
290
Cooling System
292
Engine Fan Noise
298
Power Steering Fluid
299
Windshield Washer Fluid
300
Brakes
301
Battery
304
Jump Starting
305
All-Wheel Drive
311
Rear Axle
312
Front Axle
312
Bulb Replacement
314
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps
314
Replacement Bulbs
315
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
316
Tires
319
Inflation - Tire Pressure
328
Tire Inspection and Rotation
329
When It Is Time for New Tires
330
Buying New Tires
331
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
332
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
333
Wheel Replacement
333
Tire Chains
335
Accessory Inflator
335
If a Tire Goes Flat
337
Changing a Flat Tire
338
Spare Tire
351
Appearance Care
352
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
352
Care of Safety Belts
355
Weatherstrips
355
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
355
Sheet Metal Damage
358
Finish Damage
358
Underbody Maintenance
359
Chemical Paint Spotting
359
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
360
Vehicle Identification
361
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
361
Service Parts Identification Label
362
Electrical System
362
Add-On Electrical Equipment
362
Headlamps
362
Windshield Wiper Fuses
362
Power Windows and Other Power Options
362
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
363
Capacities and Specifications
369
Maintenance Schedule
371
Maintenance Schedule
372
Introduction
372
Maintenance Requirements
372
Your Vehicle and the Environment
372
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
372
Scheduled Maintenance
374
Additional Required Services
376
Maintenance Footnotes
378
Owner Checks and Services
379
At Each Fuel Fill
379
At Least Once a Month
380
At Least Once a Year
380
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
383
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
385
Engine Drive Belt Routing
386
Maintenance Record
387
Customer Assistance and Information
389
Customer Assistance and Information
390
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
390
Online Owner Center
391
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
392
Customer Assistance Offices
392
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
393
Roadside Assistance Program
394
Courtesy Transportation
395
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
398
Reporting Safety Defects
399
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
399
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
400
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
400
Service Publications Ordering Information
400
Index
403

FAQ about the 2004 Oldsmobile Bravada Manual

What contains the 2004 Bravada manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Oldsmobile Bravada
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Oldsmobile Bravada, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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