2004 Pontiac Bonneville Owner's Manual

2004 Pontiac Bonneville owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
Bonneville
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.81 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Pontiac Bonneville Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Manual Lumbar
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
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
Center Front Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
32
Safety Belt Extender
35
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Top Strap
46
Top Strap Anchor Location
47
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
48
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
53
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
53
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
66
Checking Your Restraint Systems
66
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
67
Features and Controls
69
Keys
71
Remote Keyless Entry System
73
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
74
Doors and Locks
78
Door Locks
78
Central Door Unlocking System
79
Power Door Locks
79
Delayed Locking
80
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
81
Rear Door Security Locks
83
Lockout Protection
84
Leaving Your Vehicle
84
Trunk
84
Windows
87
Power Windows
88
Sun Visors
89
Theft-Deterrent Systems
89
Universal Theft-Deterrent
89
Content Theft-Deterrent
90
PASS-Key® III
91
PASS-Key® III Operation
91
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
93
New Vehicle Break-In
93
Ignition Positions
94
Starting Your Engine
95
Engine Coolant Heater
96
Automatic Transaxle Operation
97
Parking Brake
100
Shifting Into Park (P)
101
Shifting Out of Park (P)
104
Parking Over Things That Burn
104
Engine Exhaust
105
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
106
Mirrors
107
Manual Rearview Mirror
107
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
107
Outside Power Mirrors
108
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
109
Outside Convex Mirror
109
Outside Heated Mirrors
109
OnStar® System
110
HomeLink® Transmitter
112
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
113
Storage Areas
116
Glove Box
116
Front Storage Area
116
Center Console Storage Area
116
Rear Seat Pass Through
117
Convenience Net
117
Sunroof
117
Vehicle Personalization
118
Memory Seat and Mirrors
118
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Other Warning Devices
126
Horn
127
Tilt Wheel
127
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
127
Windshield Wiper Lever
133
Exterior Lamps
134
Interior Lamps
138
Head-Up Display (HUD)
142
Accessory Power Outlets
145
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
146
Climate Controls
147
Climate Control System
147
Automatic Climate Control System
149
Outlet Adjustment
154
Climate Controls Personalization
155
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
156
Instrument Panel Cluster
157
Speedometer and Odometer
159
Tachometer
160
Safety Belt Reminder Light
160
Air Bag Readiness Light
161
Voltmeter Gage
162
Brake System Warning Light
162
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
164
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
165
Low Traction Active Light
166
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
167
Tire Pressure Light
168
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
168
Oil Pressure Gage
172
Check Oil Level Light
173
Security Light
173
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
173
Check Gages Warning Light
174
Door Ajar Light
174
Trunk Ajar Light
175
Service Vehicle Soon Light
175
Fuel Gage
176
Systems Monitor
177
Driver Information Center (DIC)
178
DIC Controls and Displays
178
DIC Warnings and Messages
181
Driver Identifier DIC Display
183
DIC Vehicle Personalization
184
Secondary Information Center (SIC)
190
Electronic Compass
190
Audio System(s)
193
Setting the Time
193
Radio with CD
194
Radio with Cassette and CD
206
Trunk-Mounted CD Changer
221
Theft-Deterrent Feature
225
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
225
Radio Reception
226
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
227
Care of Your CDs
228
Care of Your CD Player
228
Diversity Antenna System
228
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
229
Chime Level Adjustment
229
Driving Your Vehicle
231
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
232
Defensive Driving
232
Drunken Driving
232
Control of a Vehicle
236
Braking
236
Traction Control System (TCS)
239
Steering
241
Off-Road Recovery
243
Passing
243
Loss of Control
245
Driving at Night
246
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
248
City Driving
251
Freeway Driving
252
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
253
Highway Hypnosis
254
Hill and Mountain Roads
254
Winter Driving
256
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
260
Towing
261
Towing Your Vehicle
261
Recreational Vehicle Towing
261
Loading Your Vehicle
263
Towing a Trailer
269
Service and Appearance Care
277
Service
279
Doing Your Own Service Work
280
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
280
Fuel
281
Gasoline Octane
281
Gasoline Specifications
281
California Fuel
282
Additives
282
Fuels in Foreign Countries
283
Filling Your Tank
284
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
287
Checking Things Under the Hood
288
Hood Release
289
Engine Compartment Overview
290
Engine Oil
292
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
297
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
299
Engine Coolant
302
Radiator Pressure Cap
304
Engine Overheating
305
Cooling System
307
Power Steering Fluid
315
Windshield Washer Fluid
316
Brakes
318
Battery
321
Jump Starting
323
Bulb Replacement
328
Halogen Bulbs
328
Headlamps
329
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
330
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
332
Replacement Bulbs
333
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
333
Tires
334
Inflation - Tire Pressure
343
Check Tire Pressure System
344
Tire Inspection and Rotation
346
When It Is Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
348
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
350
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
351
Wheel Replacement
351
Tire Chains
353
Accessory Inflator
354
If a Tire Goes Flat
355
Changing a Flat Tire
356
Compact Spare Tire
366
Appearance Care
367
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
367
Care of Safety Belts
370
Weatherstrips
370
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
370
Sheet Metal Damage
372
Finish Damage
372
Underbody Maintenance
373
Chemical Paint Spotting
373
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
374
Vehicle Identification
375
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
375
Service Parts Identification Label
375
Electrical System
376
Add-On Electrical Equipment
376
Headlamp Wiring
376
Windshield Wiper Fuses
376
Power Windows and Other Power Options
376
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
377
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
380
Capacities and Specifications
385
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
386
Engine Drive Belt Routing
387
Maintenance Schedule
389
Maintenance Schedule
390
Introduction
390
Maintenance Requirements
390
Your Vehicle and the Environment
390
How This Section is Organized
391
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
392
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
392
Selecting the Right Schedule
393
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
394
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
401
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
407
At Each Fuel Fill
407
At Least Once a Month
407
At Least Twice a Year
408
At Least Once a Year
408
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
411
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
411
Exhaust System Inspection
411
Fuel System Inspection
411
Engine Cooling System Inspection
412
Throttle System Inspection
412
Brake System Inspection
412
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
413
Part E: Maintenance Record
415
Customer Assistance and Information
417
Customer Assistance and Information
418
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
418
Online Owner Center
419
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
420
Customer Assistance Offices
420
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
421
Roadside Assistance Program
422
Courtesy Transportation
423
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
426
Reporting Safety Defects
427
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
427
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
428
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
428
Service Publications Ordering Information
428
Index
431

FAQ about the 2004 Pontiac Bonneville Manual

What contains the 2004 Bonneville manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Pontiac Bonneville owners can do

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