2005 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2005 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
11.89 MB

Table of Contents

2005 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL, Envoy Denali, and Envoy XL Denali Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
11
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
12
Reclining Seatbacks
13
Head Restraints
15
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
Safety Belts
18
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
18
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
30
Right Front Passenger Position
30
Rear Seat Passengers
30
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
33
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Top Strap
47
Top Strap Anchor Location
48
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
50
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
52
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Seat Position
54
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
55
Airbag System
58
Where Are the Airbags?
61
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
65
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
68
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Restraint System Check
73
Checking the Restraint Systems
73
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
74
Features and Controls
75
Keys
77
Remote Keyless Entry System
79
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
80
Doors and Locks
82
Door Locks
82
Delayed Locking
83
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
84
Rear Door Security Locks
86
Lockout Protection
86
Liftgate/Liftglass
87
Windows
88
Power Windows
88
Power Rear Quarter Windows
90
Sun Visors
90
Theft-Deterrent Systems
91
Content Theft-Deterrent
91
Passlock®
92
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
93
New Vehicle Break-In
93
Ignition Positions
94
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
95
Starting the Engine
95
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
96
Engine Coolant Heater
97
Displacement on Demand (DoD)
98
Automatic Transmission Operation
98
Four-Wheel Drive
101
Parking Brake
105
Shifting Into Park (P)
106
Shifting Out of Park (P)
108
Parking Over Things That Burn
108
Engine Exhaust
109
Running the Engine While Parked
110
Mirrors
111
Manual Rearview Mirror
111
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
111
Manual Rearview Mirror with Compass
112
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
114
Manual Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature
116
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass, and Temperature Display
118
Outside Manual Mirrors
120
Outside Power Mirrors
120
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
120
Outside Convex Mirror
121
Outside Heated Mirrors
121
OnStar® System
121
HomeLink® Wireless Control System
123
HomeLink® Wireless Control System Operation
124
Storage Areas
127
Glove Box
127
Overhead Console
127
Center Console Storage Area
128
Assist Handles
128
Luggage Carrier
128
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
130
Rear Floor Storage Lid
132
Convenience Net
132
Cargo Cover
132
Sunroof
134
Vehicle Personalization
134
Memory Seat
134
Instrument Panel
137
Instrument Panel Overview
140
Hazard Warning Flashers
142
Other Warning Devices
142
Horn
142
Tilt Wheel
142
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
143
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
143
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
144
Flash-to-Pass
144
Windshield Wipers
145
Rainsense™ Wipers
145
Windshield Washer
146
Headlamp Washer
147
Cruise Control
147
Headlamps
150
Headlamps on Reminder
151
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
151
Automatic Headlamp System
152
Fog Lamps
153
Instrument Panel Brightness
153
Dome Lamps
153
Dome Lamp Override
154
Entry Lighting
154
Exit Lighting
154
Reading Lamps
154
Battery Run-Down Protection
155
Accessory Power Outlets
155
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
156
Climate Controls
156
Dual Climate Control System
156
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
159
Outlet Adjustment
163
Rear Climate Control System
164
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
167
Instrument Panel Cluster
168
Speedometer and Odometer
169
Trip Odometer
169
Tachometer
169
Safety Belt Reminder Light
170
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
170
Airbag Readiness Light
171
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
172
Charging System Light
173
Voltmeter Gage
174
Brake System Warning Light
174
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
176
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
176
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Gage
180
Change Engine Oil Light
181
Security Light
181
Cruise Control Light
182
Reduced Engine Power Light
182
Highbeam On Light
182
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
183
Check Gages Warning Light
183
Gate Ajar Light
183
Fuel Gage
184
Low Fuel Warning Light
184
Check Gas Cap Light
184
Driver Information Center (DIC)
185
DIC Operation and Displays
186
DIC Warnings and Messages
189
DIC Vehicle Customization
192
Audio System(s)
198
Setting the Time
198
Radio with CD (Base Level)
199
Radio with CD (MP3)
209
Radio with Cassette and CD
223
Radio with Six-Disc CD
236
Navigation/Radio System
249
Rear Seat Entertainment System
249
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
260
Theft-Deterrent Feature
261
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
262
Radio Reception
263
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
263
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
264
Care of the CD and DVD Player
264
Fixed Mast Antenna
265
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
265
Chime Level Adjustment
265
Driving Your Vehicle
267
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
268
Defensive Driving
268
Drunken Driving
268
Control of a Vehicle
271
Braking
271
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
272
Braking in Emergencies
274
Traction Assist System (TAS)
274
Locking Rear Axle
276
Steering
276
Off-Road Recovery
278
Passing
278
Loss of Control
279
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
281
Driving at Night
294
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
295
City Driving
298
Freeway Driving
299
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
300
Highway Hypnosis
301
Hill and Mountain Roads
302
Winter Driving
304
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
308
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
309
Loading Your Vehicle
309
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
316
Towing
316
Towing Your Vehicle
316
Recreational Vehicle Towing
316
Towing a Trailer
321
Service and Appearance Care
333
Service
335
Doing Your Own Service Work
336
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
337
Fuel
337
Gasoline Octane
337
Gasoline Specifications
337
California Fuel
338
Additives
338
Fuels in Foreign Countries
339
Filling the Tank
340
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
342
Checking Things Under the Hood
342
Hood Release
343
Engine Compartment Overview
344
Engine Oil
347
Engine Oil Life System
350
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
351
Automatic Transmission Fluid
353
Engine Coolant
355
Radiator Pressure Cap
358
Engine Overheating
358
Cooling System
360
Engine Fan Noise
365
Power Steering Fluid
366
Windshield Washer Fluid
366
Brakes
367
Battery
370
Jump Starting
371
Rear Axle
375
Four-Wheel Drive
376
Front Axle
376
Bulb Replacement
377
Halogen Bulbs
377
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
378
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
378
Back-Up Lamps
379
Replacement Bulbs
379
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
380
Tires
382
Tire Sidewall Labelling
383
Tire Terminology and Definitions
386
Inflation - Tire Pressure
388
Tire Inspection and Rotation
389
When It Is Time for New Tires
391
Buying New Tires
391
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
392
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
393
Wheel Replacement
394
Tire Chains
395
Accessory Inflator
396
If a Tire Goes Flat
397
Changing a Flat Tire
398
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
399
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
402
Secondary Latch System
407
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
410
Spare Tire
413
Appearance Care
413
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
414
Fabric/Carpet
415
Leather
416
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
416
Care of Safety Belts
417
Weatherstrips
417
Washing Your Vehicle
417
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
417
Finish Care
418
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
418
Aluminum Wheels
419
Tires
420
Sheet Metal Damage
420
Finish Damage
420
Underbody Maintenance
420
Chemical Paint Spotting
420
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
421
Vehicle Identification
422
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
422
Service Parts Identification Label
422
Electrical System
423
Add-On Electrical Equipment
423
Headlamps
423
Windshield Wiper Fuses
423
Power Windows and Other Power Options
423
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
423
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
424
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
430
Capacities and Specifications
435
Maintenance Schedule
437
Maintenance Schedule
438
Introduction
438
Maintenance Requirements
438
Your Vehicle and the Environment
438
Using the Maintenance Schedule
439
Scheduled Maintenance
440
Additional Required Services
442
Maintenance Footnotes
443
Owner Checks and Services
444
At Each Fuel Fill
444
At Least Once a Month
445
At Least Once a Year
445
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
448
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
450
Maintenance Record
451
Customer Assistance and Information
455
Customer Assistance and Information
456
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
456
Online Owner Center
457
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
458
Customer Assistance Offices
458
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
459
Roadside Assistance Program
459
Courtesy Transportation
461
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
463
Reporting Safety Defects
464
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
464
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
465
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
465
Service Publications Ordering Information
465
Index
467

FAQ about the 2005 GMC Envoy Manual

What contains the 2005 Envoy manual?

The GMC Envoy owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Envoy. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Envoy 2005 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2005 GMC Envoy Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the GMC Envoy year 2005 free?

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The GMC Envoy (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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