2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
Grand Prix
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.99 MB

Table of Contents

Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seat
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
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
28
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
32
Safety Belt Pretensioners
34
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
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
Where Are the Air Bags?
56
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
59
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
60
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
60
Checking Your Restraint Systems
62
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
63
Features and Controls
65
Keys
66
Remote Keyless Entry System
68
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
69
Doors and Locks
71
Door Locks
71
Power Door Locks
72
Last Door Closed Locking
72
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
73
Lockout Protection
73
Leaving Your Vehicle
73
Trunk
74
Windows
76
Power Windows
77
Sun Visors
77
Theft-Deterrent Systems
78
Content Theft-Deterrent
78
PASS-Key® III
79
PASS-Key® III Operation
80
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
82
New Vehicle Break-In
82
Ignition Positions
82
Starting Your Engine
83
Engine Coolant Heater
84
Automatic Transaxle Operation
86
Parking Brake
91
Shifting Into Park (P)
92
Shifting Out of Park (P)
94
Parking Over Things That Burn
94
Engine Exhaust
95
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
96
Mirrors
97
Manual Rearview Mirror
97
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
97
Outside Power Mirrors
98
Outside Convex Mirror
98
OnStar® System
99
Storage Areas
100
Glove Box
100
Overhead Console
100
Front Seat Storage Net
101
Center Console Storage Area
101
Assist Handles
102
Convenience Net
102
Sunroof
103
Instrument Panel
105
Instrument Panel Overview
106
Hazard Warning Flashers
108
Other Warning Devices
109
Horn
109
Tilt Wheel
109
Windshield Washer Lever
110
Cruise Control Lever
112
Exterior Lamps
116
Interior Lamps
120
Head-Up Display (HUD)
123
Accessory Power Outlets
127
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
128
Climate Controls
129
Climate Control System
129
Outlet Adjustment
133
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
135
Instrument Panel Cluster
136
Speedometer and Odometer
137
Tachometer
137
Safety Belt Reminder Light
138
Air Bag Readiness Light
138
Up-Shift Light
139
Brake System Warning Light
140
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
141
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
142
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
142
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
143
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
143
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
144
Oil Pressure Light
147
Fog Lamp Light
148
High-Beam On Light
148
Fuel Gage
148
Driver Information Center (DIC)
149
DIC Controls and Displays
149
DIC Warnings and Messages
169
Audio System(s)
192
Setting the Time
192
Radio with CD
193
Radio with Cassette and CD
204
Radio with Six-Disc CD
218
Theft-Deterrent Feature
232
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
233
Understanding Radio Reception
234
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
234
Care of Your CDs
235
Care of Your CD Player
235
Backglass Antenna
236
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (United States Only)
236
Driving Your Vehicle
237
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
238
Defensive Driving
238
Drunken Driving
239
Control of a Vehicle
242
Braking
242
Traction Control System (TCS)
246
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
247
Stabilitrak® Plus System
249
Steering
250
Off-Road Recovery
252
Passing
252
Loss of Control
254
Driving at Night
255
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
256
City Driving
259
Freeway Driving
260
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
261
Highway Hypnosis
262
Hill and Mountain Roads
262
Winter Driving
264
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
268
Towing
269
Towing Your Vehicle
269
Recreational Vehicle Towing
269
Loading Your Vehicle
271
Towing a Trailer
273
Service and Appearance Care
281
Service
283
Doing Your Own Service Work
283
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
284
Fuel
284
Gasoline Octane
284
Gasoline Specifications
285
California Fuel
285
Additives
286
Fuels in Foreign Countries
287
Filling Your Tank
287
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
290
Checking Things Under the Hood
290
Hood Release
291
Engine Compartment Overview
292
Engine Oil
296
Supercharger Oil
301
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
302
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
304
Engine Coolant
306
Radiator Pressure Cap
309
Engine Overheating
309
Cooling System
312
Power Steering Fluid
322
Windshield Washer Fluid
323
Brakes
325
Battery
328
Jump Starting
329
Headlamp Aiming
336
Bulb Replacement
339
Halogen Bulbs
339
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
340
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Fog Lamps
342
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
344
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
344
Back-Up Lamps
345
Replacement Bulbs
346
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
347
Tires
348
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
349
Tire Pressure Monitor System
350
Tire Inspection and Rotation
351
When It Is Time for New Tires
352
Buying New Tires
353
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
354
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
355
Wheel Replacement
355
Tire Chains
357
If a Tire Goes Flat
358
Changing a Flat Tire
358
Compact Spare Tire
369
Appearance Care
370
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
370
Care of Safety Belts
373
Weatherstrips
373
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
373
Sheet Metal Damage
375
Finish Damage
375
Underbody Maintenance
376
Chemical Paint Spotting
376
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
376
Vehicle Identification
378
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
378
Service Parts Identification Label
378
Electrical System
379
Add-On Electrical Equipment
379
Headlamp Wiring
379
Windshield Wiper Fuses
379
Power Windows and Other Power Options
379
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
379
Capacities and Specifications
384
Capacities and Specifications
384
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
385
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
385
Introduction
388
Maintenance Requirements
388
Your Vehicle and the Environment
388
How This Section is Organized
389
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
390
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
390
Scheduled Maintenance
391
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
396
At Each Fuel Fill
396
At Least Once a Month
396
At Least Twice a Year
397
At Least Once a Year
397
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
400
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
400
Exhaust System Inspection
400
Fuel System Inspection
400
Engine Cooling System Inspection
401
Throttle System Inspection
401
Brake System Inspection
401
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
402
Part E: Maintenance Record
403
Customer Assistance Information
405
Customer Assistance Information
406
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
406
Online Owner Center
407
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
408
Customer Assistance Offices
408
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
409
Roadside Assistance Program
410
Courtesy Transportation
411
Reporting Safety Defects
412
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
413
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
414
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
414
Service Publications Ordering Information
414
Index
417

FAQ about the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Manual

What contains the 2004 Grand Prix manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Pontiac Grand Prix, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Pontiac Grand Prix year 2004 free?

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The Pontiac Grand Prix (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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