2005 Pontiac G6 Owner's Manual

2005 Pontiac G6 owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
G6
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.27 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Pontiac G6 Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Power Lift Seat
12
Rear Seats
13
60/40 Split Bench Seat
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
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
27
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
31
Safety Belt Pretensioners
33
Safety Belt Extender
33
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
43
Top Strap
43
Top Strap Anchor Location
45
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
45
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
48
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
51
Airbag System
53
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
61
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
62
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
63
Restraint System Check
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
64
Features and Controls
67
Keys
68
Remote Keyless Entry System
69
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
70
Doors and Locks
75
Door Locks
75
Power Door Locks
76
Door Ajar Reminder
76
Delayed Locking
76
Automatic Door Locks
77
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
77
Lockout Protection
78
Trunk
78
Windows
80
Power Windows
81
Sun Visors
82
Theft-Deterrent Systems
82
Content Theft-Deterrent
82
84
Operation
84
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
86
New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
86
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
87
Starting Your Engine
87
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
88
Engine Coolant Heater
89
Automatic Transaxle Operation
90
Parking Brake
94
Shifting Into Park (P)
95
Shifting Out of Park (P)
96
Parking Over Things That Burn
97
Engine Exhaust
97
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
98
Mirrors
99
Manual Rearview Mirror
99
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
99
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
99
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
100
Outside Power Mirrors
101
Outside Convex Mirror
101
OnStar® System
102
HomeLink® Transmitter
103
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
104
Storage Areas
107
Glove Box
107
Cupholder(s)
107
Center Console Storage Area
108
Convenience Net
108
Sunroof
108
Sunroof - Panoramic
109
Instrument Panel
111
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Hazard Warning Flashers
116
Other Warning Devices
116
Horn
116
Tilt Wheel
116
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
117
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
118
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
118
Flash-to-Pass
118
Windshield Wipers
119
Windshield Washer
120
Cruise Control
120
Headlamps
123
Headlamps on Reminder
123
Headlamps Off in PARK (P)
124
Delayed Headlamps
124
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
124
Automatic Headlamp System
125
Fog Lamps
126
Instrument Panel Brightness
126
Dome Lamp
126
Entry/Exit Lighting
127
Overhead Console Reading Lamps
127
Trunk Lamp
127
Battery Run-Down Protection
127
Accessory Power Outlets
128
Climate Controls
129
Climate Control System
129
Outlet Adjustment
133
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
134
Instrument Panel Cluster
134
Speedometer and Odometer
136
Trip Odometer
136
Tachometer
136
Safety Belt Reminder Light
136
Airbag Readiness Light
137
Charging System Light
138
Brake System Warning Light
138
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
139
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
140
Traction Control System Active Light
140
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
140
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
141
Oil Pressure Light
144
Security Light
145
Cruise Control Light
145
Highbeam On Light
145
Service Vehicle Soon Light
145
Fuel Gage
146
Low Fuel Warning Light
146
Driver Information Center (DIC)
146
DIC Operation and Displays
147
DIC Warnings and Messages
150
DIC Vehicle Personalization
152
Audio System(s)
154
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
155
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
155
Radio with CD (Base Level)
156
Radio with CD (Up Level)
161
Radio with Six-Disc CD
172
Theft-Deterrent Feature
186
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
186
Radio Reception
187
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
188
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
188
Backglass Antenna
188
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
188
Driving Your Vehicle
189
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
190
Defensive Driving
190
Drunken Driving
190
Control of a Vehicle
193
Braking
193
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
194
Braking in Emergencies
196
Traction Control System (TCS)
196
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
198
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
208
Freeway Driving
209
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
210
Highway Hypnosis
211
Hill and Mountain Roads
212
Winter Driving
213
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
226
Service and Appearance Care
233
Service
235
Doing Your Own Service Work
236
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
237
Fuel
237
Gasoline Octane
237
Gasoline Specifications
237
California Fuel
238
Additives
238
Fuels in Foreign Countries
239
Filling Your Tank
240
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
242
Checking Things Under the Hood
242
Hood Release
243
Engine Compartment Overview
244
Engine Oil
245
Engine Oil Life System
248
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
249
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
251
Engine Coolant
251
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
254
Engine Overheating
254
Cooling System
256
Windshield Washer Fluid
261
Brakes
262
Battery
265
Jump Starting
266
Bulb Replacement
270
Halogen Bulbs
270
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
270
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
271
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
272
Replacement Bulbs
272
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
273
Tires
274
Tire Sidewall Labelling
275
Tire Terminology and Definitions
277
Inflation - Tire Pressure
280
Tire Inspection and Rotation
281
When It Is Time for New Tires
282
Buying New Tires
283
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
284
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
285
Wheel Replacement
285
Tire Chains
286
If a Tire Goes Flat
287
Changing a Flat Tire
288
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
289
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
291
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
296
Compact Spare Tire
297
Appearance Care
298
Fabric/Carpet
298
Vinyl
300
Leather
300
Instrument Panel
300
Interior Plastic Components
300
Glass Surfaces
300
Care of Safety Belts
301
Weatherstrips
301
Washing Your Vehicle
301
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
301
Finish Care
302
Windshield and Wiper Blades
302
Aluminum Wheels
303
Tires
303
Sheet Metal Damage
304
Finish Damage
304
Underbody Maintenance
304
Chemical Paint Spotting
304
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
305
Vehicle Identification
306
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
306
Service Parts Identification Label
306
Electrical System
307
Add-On Electrical Equipment
307
Windshield Wiper Fuses
307
Power Windows and Other Power Options
307
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
307
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
308
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
310
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
311
Capacities and Specifications
314
Maintenance Schedule
315
Maintenance Schedule
316
Introduction
316
Maintenance Requirements
316
Your Vehicle and the Environment
316
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
317
Scheduled Maintenance
318
Additional Required Services
320
Maintenance Footnotes
321
Owner Checks and Services
322
At Each Fuel Fill
322
At Least Once a Month
323
At Least Once a Year
323
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
326
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
327
Maintenance Record
328
Customer Assistance and Information
331
Customer Assistance and Information
332
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
332
Online Owner Center
333
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
334
Customer Assistance Offices
334
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
335
Roadside Assistance Program
335
Courtesy Transportation
337
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
339
Reporting Safety Defects
340
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
340
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
341
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
341
Service Publications Ordering Information
341
Index
343

FAQ about the 2005 Pontiac G6 Manual

What contains the 2005 G6 manual?

The Pontiac G6 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Pontiac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Pontiac G6. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Pontiac G6 2005 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Pontiac G6 owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Pontiac G6
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2005 Pontiac G6 Owners Manual?

The Pontiac G6 owner manual for the 2005 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Pontiac G6 year 2005 free?

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The Pontiac G6 (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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