2005 Saturn Relay Owner's Manual

2005 Saturn Relay owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Relay
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.73 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Saturn RELAY Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Six-Way Power Seats
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Flip and Fold Feature (Bucket Seats)
13
Bucket Seats
14
Captain Chairs
20
Third Row Seat
24
Safety Belts
28
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
28
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
32
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
33
Driver Position
34
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
41
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
42
Right Front Passenger Position
42
Rear Seat Passengers
42
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
45
Safety Belt Pretensioners
48
Safety Belt Extender
48
Child Restraints
49
Older Children
49
Infants and Young Children
52
Child Restraint Systems
55
Where to Put the Restraint
58
Top Strap
59
Top Strap Anchor Location
60
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
62
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
64
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
77
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
77
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
78
Passenger Sensing System
80
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Restraint System Check
85
Checking the Restraint Systems
85
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
86
Features and Controls
87
Keys
89
Remote Keyless Entry System
90
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
91
Doors and Locks
96
Door Locks
96
Power Door Locks
97
Delayed Locking
98
Automatic Door Locks
99
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
99
Lockout Protection
99
Dual Sliding Doors
99
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
102
Liftgate
107
Windows
109
Power Windows
110
Manual Rear Quarter Windows
110
Power Rear Quarter Windows
111
Sun Visors
111
Theft-Deterrent Systems
111
Content Theft-Deterrent
112
PASS-Key® III
114
PASS-Key® III Operation
114
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
116
New Vehicle Break-In
116
Ignition Positions
116
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
117
Starting the Engine
117
Engine Coolant Heater
118
Automatic Transaxle Operation
119
All-Wheel Drive
122
Parking Brake
123
Shifting Into Park (P)
124
Shifting Out of Park (P)
125
Parking Over Things That Burn
125
Engine Exhaust
126
Running the Engine While Parked
126
Mirrors
127
Manual Rearview Mirror
127
Outside Power Mirrors
128
Outside Convex Mirror
128
Outside Heated Mirrors
128
OnStar® System
129
HomeLink® Wireless Control System
130
HomeLink® Wireless Control System Operation
131
Storage Areas
135
Glove Box
135
Cupholder(s)
135
Overhead Console (With Rail)
135
Overhead Console (Without Rail)
137
Floor Console Storage Area
137
Folding Tray
137
Second Row Center Console
138
Luggage Carrier
139
Convenience Net (with Hideaway Rear Storage Bins)
139
Convenience Net (without Hideaway Rear Storage Bins)
140
Hideaway Rear Storage Bins
140
Instrument Panel
143
Instrument Panel Overview
146
Hazard Warning Flashers
148
Other Warning Devices
148
Horn
148
Tilt Wheel
148
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
150
Flash-to-Pass
151
Windshield Wipers
151
Windshield Washer
151
Cruise Control
152
Exterior Lamps
156
Wiper Activated Headlamps
156
Headlamps on Reminder
157
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
157
Instrument Panel Brightness
158
Interior Lamps Control
158
Dome Lamp
159
Entry Lighting
159
Delayed Lighting
159
Exit Lighting
160
Front Reading Lamps
160
Rear Reading Lamps
160
Cargo Lamp
161
Battery Run-Down Protection
161
Overhead Console Switchbank
161
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
162
Accessory Power Outlets
164
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
165
Climate Controls
166
Climate Control System
166
Outlet Adjustment
169
Rear Climate Control System
169
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
171
Instrument Panel Cluster
172
Speedometer and Odometer
173
Trip Odometer
173
Tachometer
173
Safety Belt Reminder Light
173
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
174
Airbag Readiness Light
174
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
175
Charging System Light
177
Brake System Warning Light
177
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
178
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
179
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
180
Oil Pressure Light
182
Security Light
183
Cruise Control Light
183
Highbeam On Light
183
Fuel Gage
184
Low Fuel Warning Light
184
Driver Information Center (DIC)
185
DIC Operation and Displays
185
DIC Warnings and Messages
191
DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only)
206
Audio System(s)
214
Setting the Time
214
Radio with CD
215
Rear Seat Entertainment System
233
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
248
Theft-Deterrent Feature
251
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
251
Radio Reception
252
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
253
Care of the CD and DVD Player
253
Fixed Mast Antenna
253
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
253
Chime Level Adjustment
253
Driving Your Vehicle
255
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
256
Defensive Driving
256
Drunken Driving
256
Control of a Vehicle
259
Braking
259
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
260
Braking in Emergencies
262
Traction Control System (TCS)
262
StabiliTrak® System
263
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
265
Steering
266
Off-Road Recovery
268
Passing
268
Loss of Control
269
Driving at Night
271
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
272
City Driving
275
Freeway Driving
276
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
277
Highway Hypnosis
278
Hill and Mountain Roads
278
Winter Driving
280
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
284
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
284
Loading Your Vehicle
285
Towing
290
Towing Your Vehicle
290
Recreational Vehicle Towing
290
Level Control
291
Towing a Trailer
292
Service and Appearance Care
301
Service
303
Doing Your Own Service Work
304
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
305
Fuel
305
Gasoline Octane
305
Gasoline Specifications
305
California Fuel
306
Additives
306
Fuels in Foreign Countries
307
Filling the Tank
308
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
310
Checking Things Under the Hood
310
Hood Release
311
Engine Compartment Overview
312
Engine Oil
313
Engine Oil Life System
316
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
318
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
319
Engine Coolant
322
Radiator Pressure Cap
325
Engine Overheating
325
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
327
Cooling System
328
Power Steering Fluid
334
Windshield Washer Fluid
335
Brakes
336
Battery
339
Jump Starting
340
All-Wheel Drive
345
Bulb Replacement
347
Halogen Bulbs
347
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
347
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
349
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
349
Replacement Bulbs
350
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
351
Tires
352
Tire Sidewall Labelling
353
Tire Terminology and Definitions
355
Inflation - Tire Pressure
358
Tire Inspection and Rotation
359
When It Is Time for New Tires
360
Buying New Tires
361
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
362
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
363
Wheel Replacement
364
Tire Chains
365
Accessory Inflator
366
If a Tire Goes Flat
368
Changing a Flat Tire
369
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
370
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
373
Secondary Latch System
380
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
382
Compact Spare Tire
387
Appearance Care
387
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
388
Fabric/Carpet
389
Leather
390
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
390
Care of Safety Belts
391
Weatherstrips
391
Washing Your Vehicle
391
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
391
Finish Care
392
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
392
Aluminum Wheels
393
Tires
393
Sheet Metal Damage
394
Finish Damage
394
Underbody Maintenance
394
Chemical Paint Spotting
394
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
395
Vehicle Identification
396
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
396
Service Parts Identification Label
396
Electrical System
397
Add-On Electrical Equipment
397
Headlamp Wiring
397
Windshield Wiper Fuses
397
Power Windows and Other Power Options
397
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
398
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
398
Underhood Fuse Block
400
Capacities and Specifications
403
Maintenance Schedule
405
Maintenance Schedule
406
Introduction
406
Maintenance Requirements
406
Your Vehicle and the Environment
406
Using the Maintenance Schedule
406
Scheduled Maintenance
408
Additional Required Services
410
Maintenance Footnotes
411
Owner Checks and Services
412
At Each Fuel Fill
412
At Least Once a Month
413
At Least Once a Year
413
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
416
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
418
Maintenance Record
419
Customer Assistance and Information
423
Customer Assistance and Information
424
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
424
Online Owner Center
426
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
426
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
426
Roadside Assistance Program
427
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
428
Reporting Safety Defects
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
430
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
430
Service Publications Ordering Information
431
Index
433

FAQ about the 2005 Saturn Relay Manual

What contains the 2005 Relay manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Relay, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2005 Saturn Relay Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Relay year 2005 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2005 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Saturn Relay (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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