2004 Pontiac GTO Owner's Manual

2004 Pontiac GTO owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
GTO
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.24 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Pontiac GTO Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Manual Lumbar
8
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
10
Seatback Latches
10
Safety Belts
12
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
12
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
16
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
18
Driver Position
18
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
25
Right Front Passenger Position
26
Rear Seat Passengers
26
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
29
Safety Belt Pretensioners
31
Safety Belt Extender
31
Child Restraints
32
Older Children
32
Infants and Young Children
34
Child Restraint Systems
38
Where to Put the Restraint
41
Top Strap
42
Top Strap Anchor Location
43
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 Seat Position
46
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?
55
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
56
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
56
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
56
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
58
Restraint System Check
58
Checking Your Restraint Systems
58
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
59
Features and Controls
61
Keys
62
Remote Keyless Entry System
64
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
65
Doors and Locks
66
Door Locks
66
Leaving Your Vehicle
67
Trunk
68
Windows
70
Power Windows
71
Sun Visors
72
Theft-Deterrent Systems
72
Theft-Deterrent System
72
Immobilizer
72
Immobilizer Operation
73
Content Theft-Deterrent
74
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
75
New Vehicle Break-In
75
Ignition Positions
76
Starting Your Engine
77
Automatic Transmission Operation
78
Manual Transmission Operation
81
Parking Brake
83
Shifting Into Park (P)
84
Shifting Out of Park (P)
86
Parking Your Vehicle/Key Removal
86
Parking Over Things That Burn
87
Engine Exhaust
87
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
88
Mirrors
89
Manual Rearview Mirror
89
Outside Power Mirrors
89
Outside Convex Mirror
90
Storage Areas
90
Glove Box
90
Cupholder(s)
91
Front Storage Area
91
Center Console Storage Area
91
Vehicle Personalization
92
Instrument Panel
99
Instrument Panel Overview
100
Hazard Warning Flashers
102
Other Warning Devices
102
Horn
102
Tilt Wheel
103
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
103
Exterior Lamps
110
Interior Lamps
113
Accessory Power Outlets
115
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
116
Climate Controls
117
Climate Control System
117
Outlet Adjustment
120
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
121
Instrument Panel Cluster
122
Speedometer
123
Tachometer
123
Safety Belt Reminder Light
123
Air Bag Readiness Light
124
Charging System Light
125
Brake System Warning Light
125
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
126
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
126
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
127
Oil Pressure Light
130
Change Engine Oil Light
131
Security Light
131
Fog Lamp Light
131
Highbeam On Light
131
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator Light
132
Service Vehicle Soon Light
132
Fuel Gage
133
Trip Computer
134
Audio System(s)
140
Setting the Time
140
Radio with Six-Disc CD
141
Theft-Deterrent Feature
150
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
151
Radio Reception
152
Care of Your CDs
152
Care of Your CD Player
152
Backglass Antenna
153
Driving Your Vehicle
155
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
156
Defensive Driving
156
Drunken Driving
156
Control of a Vehicle
159
Braking
159
Traction Control System (TCS)
162
Steering
163
Off-Road Recovery
165
Passing
166
Loss of Control
167
Driving at Night
169
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
170
City Driving
173
Freeway Driving
174
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
175
Highway Hypnosis
176
Hill and Mountain Roads
176
Winter Driving
178
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
182
Towing
183
Towing Your Vehicle
183
Recreational Vehicle Towing
184
Loading Your Vehicle
184
Towing a Trailer
189
Service and Appearance Care
191
Service
193
Doing Your Own Service Work
194
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
195
Fuel
195
Gasoline Octane
195
Gasoline Specifications
195
California Fuel
196
Additives
196
Fuels in Foreign Countries
197
Filling Your Tank
197
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
199
Checking Things Under the Hood
200
Hood Release
201
Engine Compartment Overview
202
Engine Oil
203
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
208
Automatic Transmission Fluid
209
Manual Transmission Fluid
213
Hydraulic Clutch
214
Engine Coolant
215
Engine Overheating
218
Cooling System
221
Power Steering Fluid
226
Windshield Washer Fluid
227
Brakes
228
Battery
231
Jump Starting
232
Bulb Replacement
237
Halogen Bulbs
237
Headlamps
237
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
239
Rear Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-Up Lamps
239
Replacement Bulbs
240
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
240
Tires
241
Inflation - Tire Pressure
248
Tire Inspection and Rotation
252
When It Is Time for New Tires
254
Buying New Tires
255
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
256
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
257
Wheel Replacement
258
Tire Chains
259
If a Tire Goes Flat
260
Changing a Flat Tire
261
Compact Spare Tire
267
Appearance Care
268
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
269
Care of Safety Belts
271
Weatherstrips
271
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
272
Sheet Metal Damage
274
Finish Damage
274
Underbody Maintenance
274
Chemical Paint Spotting
274
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
275
Vehicle Identification
276
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
276
Service Parts Identification Label
276
Electrical System
277
Add-On Electrical Equipment
277
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
277
Capacities and Specifications
282
Maintenance Schedule
283
Maintenance Schedule
284
Introduction
284
Maintenance Requirements
284
Your Vehicle and the Environment
284
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
285
Scheduled Maintenance
286
Additional Required Services
288
Maintenance Footnotes
290
Owner Checks and Services
291
At Each Fuel Fill
291
At Least Once a Month
292
At Least Once a Year
292
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
295
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
297
Engine Drive Belt Routing
298
Maintenance Record
299
Customer Assistance and Information
301
Customer Assistance and Information
302
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
302
Online Owner Center
303
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
304
Customer Assistance Offices
304
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
305
Roadside Assistance Program
305
Courtesy Transportation
307
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
309
Reporting Safety Defects
310
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
310
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
310
Service Publications Ordering Information
311
Index
313

FAQ about the 2004 Pontiac GTO Manual

What contains the 2004 GTO manual?

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

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Pontiac GTO owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2004 Pontiac GTO Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Pontiac GTO year 2004 free?

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The Pontiac GTO (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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