2005 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2005 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
2.42 MB

Table of Contents

2005 GMC Savana Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
29
Center Passenger Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
30
Rear Seat Passengers
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
46
Where to Put the Restraint
49
Top Strap
53
Top Strap Anchor Location
54
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
56
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
58
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
58
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (2nd Row)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
62
Airbag System
67
Where Are the Airbags?
70
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
71
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
73
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
73
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
74
Airbag Off Switch
75
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
78
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Restraint System Check
79
Checking Your Restraint Systems
79
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
80
Features and Controls
81
Keys
82
Remote Keyless Entry System
83
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
84
Doors and Locks
87
Door Locks
87
Power Door Locks
88
Cargo Door Relocking
88
Rear Door Security Locks
88
Lockout Protection
90
Sliding Side Door
90
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
92
Rear Doors
94
Windows
96
Manual Windows
96
Power Windows
97
Swing-Out Windows
98
Sun Visors
98
Theft-Deterrent Systems
99
Passlock®
99
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
100
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
100
Starting Your Engine
101
Fuel Regulator
102
Engine Coolant Heater
102
Automatic Transmission Operation
103
All-Wheel Drive
105
Parking Brake
105
Shifting Into Park (P)
106
Shifting Out of Park (P)
107
Parking Over Things That Burn
108
Engine Exhaust
108
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
109
Mirrors
110
Manual Rearview Mirror
110
Outside Manual Mirror
110
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
110
Outside Power Mirrors
111
Outside Convex Mirror
112
Outside Heated Mirrors
112
OnStar® System
113
Storage Areas
114
Instrument Panel
115
Instrument Panel Overview
118
Hazard Warning Flashers
120
Other Warning Devices
120
Horn
120
Tilt Wheel
120
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
121
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
122
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
123
Flash-to-Pass
123
Windshield Wipers
123
Windshield Washer
124
Cruise Control
124
Exterior Lamps
127
Headlamps on Reminder
128
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
128
Instrument Panel Brightness
129
Dome Lamps
129
Dome Lamp Override
129
Entry Lighting
130
Exit Lighting
130
Reading Lamps
130
Battery Run-Down Protection
130
Accessory Power Outlets
130
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
131
Climate Controls
132
Climate Control System
132
Outlet Adjustment
134
Rear Heating System
135
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
136
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
137
Instrument Panel Cluster
138
Speedometer and Odometer
139
Trip Odometer
139
Engine Speed Limiter
139
Safety Belt Reminder Light
139
Airbag Readiness Light
140
Airbag Off Light
141
Charging System Light
142
Voltmeter Gage
143
Brake System Warning Light
143
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
145
StabiliTrak Not Ready Light
145
StabiliTrak Indicator Light
146
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
146
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
147
Oil Pressure Gage
149
Change Engine Oil Light
150
Security Light
151
Cruise Control Light
151
Reduced Engine Power Light
152
Highbeam On Light
152
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
152
Tow/Haul Mode Light
153
Check Gages Warning Light
153
Fuel Gage
154
Audio System(s)
155
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
155
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
155
AM-FM Radio
156
Radio with CD
158
Radio with Cassette and CD
163
Radio with Six-Disc CD
176
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
186
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
186
Radio Reception
186
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
186
Care of Your CDs
187
Care of Your CD Player
188
Fixed Mast Antenna
188
Chime Level Adjustment
188
Driving Your Vehicle
189
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
190
Defensive Driving
190
Drunken Driving
191
Control of a Vehicle
194
Braking
194
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
195
Braking in Emergencies
196
Locking Rear Axle
196
StabiliTrak® System
197
Steering
199
Off-Road Recovery
201
Passing
202
Loss of Control
203
Driving at Night
204
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
206
City Driving
209
Freeway Driving
210
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
211
Highway Hypnosis
212
Hill and Mountain Roads
212
Winter Driving
214
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
218
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
218
Loading Your Vehicle
219
Towing
224
Towing Your Vehicle
224
Recreational Vehicle Towing
224
Towing a Trailer
224
Service and Appearance Care
239
Service
241
Doing Your Own Service Work
242
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
243
Fuel
243
Gasoline Octane
243
Gasoline Specifications
243
California Fuel
244
Additives
244
Fuels in Foreign Countries
245
Filling Your Tank
246
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
248
Checking Things Under the Hood
248
Hood Release
249
Engine Compartment Overview
250
Engine Oil
251
Engine Oil Life System
254
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
256
Automatic Transmission Fluid
257
Engine Coolant
260
Radiator Pressure Cap
263
Engine Overheating
263
Cooling System
265
Engine Fan Noise
270
Power Steering Fluid
271
Windshield Washer Fluid
272
Brakes
273
Battery
276
Jump Starting
277
All-Wheel Drive
281
Rear Axle
282
Front Axle
282
Noise Control System
283
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
283
Bulb Replacement
285
Halogen Bulbs
285
Headlamps
285
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
287
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
287
Taillamps
288
Replacement Bulbs
289
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
289
Tires
290
Tire Sidewall Labelling
291
Tire Terminology and Definitions
294
Inflation - Tire Pressure
296
Dual Tire Operation
298
Tire Inspection and Rotation
298
When It Is Time for New Tires
300
Buying New Tires
301
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
302
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
303
Wheel Replacement
303
Tire Chains
305
If a Tire Goes Flat
306
Changing a Flat Tire
306
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
308
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
311
Secondary Latch System
317
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
320
Spare Tire
321
Appearance Care
322
Fabric/Carpet
323
Vinyl
324
Instrument Panel
324
Interior Plastic Components
324
Glass Surfaces
324
Care of Safety Belts
325
Weatherstrips
325
Washing Your Vehicle
325
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
326
Finish Care
326
Windshield and Wiper Blades
327
Aluminum Wheels
327
Tires
328
Sheet Metal Damage
328
Finish Damage
328
Underbody Maintenance
328
Chemical Paint Spotting
328
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
329
Vehicle Identification
330
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
330
Service Parts Identification Label
330
Electrical System
331
Add-On Electrical Equipment
331
Headlamp Wiring
331
Windshield Wiper Fuses
331
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
331
Floor Console Fuse Block
331
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
333
Capacities and Specifications
336
Maintenance Schedule
339
Maintenance Schedule
340
Introduction
340
Maintenance Requirements
340
Your Vehicle and the Environment
340
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
341
Scheduled Maintenance
342
Additional Required Services
345
Maintenance Footnotes
346
Owner Checks and Services
348
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000km)
348
At Each Fuel Fill
348
At Least Once a Month
349
At Least Once a Year
349
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
351
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
353
Maintenance Record
354
Customer Assistance and Information
357
Customer Assistance and Information
358
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
358
Online Owner Center
360
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
360
Customer Assistance Offices
361
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
362
Roadside Assistance Program
362
Courtesy Transportation
364
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
366
Reporting Safety Defects
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
368
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
369
Service Publications Ordering Information
369
Index
371

FAQ about the 2005 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2005 Savana manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

Where to download the 2005 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 2005 free?

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The GMC Savana (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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