2005 Saturn Vue Owner's Manual

2005 Saturn Vue owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.54 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Saturn VUE Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Six-Way Power Driver Seat
10
Manual Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
15
Split Folding Rear Seat
15
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
21
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
22
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
29
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
35
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
36
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
42
Where to Put the Restraint
45
Top Strap
46
Top Strap Anchor Location
47
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
48
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Airbag System
54
Where Are the Airbags?
57
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
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
64
Restraint System Check
64
Checking the Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
65
Features and Controls
67
Keys
68
Remote Keyless Entry System
69
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
70
Doors and Locks
74
Door Locks
74
Power Door Locks
74
Delayed Locking
75
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
76
Lockout Protection
76
Liftgate
77
Windows
78
Manual Windows
78
Power Windows
79
Sun Visors
79
Theft-Deterrent Systems
80
Passlock®
80
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
81
New Vehicle Break-In
81
Ignition Positions
81
Starting the Engine
83
Engine Coolant Heater
84
Automatic Transaxle Operation
85
Manual Transaxle Operation
88
Parking Brake
90
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
91
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
92
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
92
Parking Over Things That Burn
93
Engine Exhaust
93
Running the Engine While Parked
94
Mirrors
95
Manual Rearview Mirror
95
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
95
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
97
Outside Manual Mirrors
99
Outside Power Mirrors
100
Outside Convex Mirror
100
OnStar® System
101
Storage Areas
102
Glove Box
102
Center Console Storage Area
102
Cargo Area
102
Roof Rack System
104
Sunroof
105
Instrument Panel
107
Instrument Panel Overview
110
Hazard Warning Flashers
112
Horn
112
Tilt Wheel
112
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
113
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
113
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
114
Flash-to-Pass
114
Windshield Wipers
114
Windshield Washer
116
Cruise Control
116
Headlamps
119
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
120
Automatic Headlamp System
121
Fog Lamps
121
Interior Lamps
122
Instrument Panel Brightness
122
Dome Lamp
122
Entry Lighting
122
Map Lamps
122
Cargo Lamp
123
Battery Run-Down Protection
123
Climate Control System
124
Outlet Adjustment
126
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
127
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
129
Instrument Panel Cluster
130
Speedometer and Odometer
131
Trip Odometer
131
Tachometer
131
Safety Belt Reminder Light
132
Airbag Readiness Light
132
Battery Warning Light
133
Up-Shift Light
134
Brake System Warning Light
134
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
135
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
136
Low Traction Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
138
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
138
Oil Pressure Light
141
Change Engine Oil Light
142
Security Light
142
Reduced Engine Power Light
142
Highbeam On Light
143
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
143
Gate Ajar Light
143
Service Vehicle Soon Light
143
Fuel Gage
144
Low Fuel Warning Light
145
Audio System(s)
145
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
146
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
146
AM-FM Radio
146
Radio with CD (Base Level)
148
Radio with CD (MP3)
152
Rear Seat Entertainment System
166
Theft-Deterrent Feature
176
Radio Reception
178
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
179
Care of the CD and DVD Player
179
Fixed Mast Antenna
179
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
179
Driving Your Vehicle
181
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
182
Driver Behavior
182
Driving Environment
182
Vehicle Design
183
Defensive Driving
183
Drunken Driving
184
Control of a Vehicle
186
Braking
187
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
188
Braking in Emergencies
190
Traction Control System (TCS)
190
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
191
Steering
191
Off-Road Recovery
194
Passing
194
Loss of Control
195
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
197
Driving at Night
210
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
211
City Driving
214
Freeway Driving
215
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
216
Highway Hypnosis
217
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
220
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
224
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
224
Recovery Hook
225
Loading Your Vehicle
226
Towing
230
Towing Your Vehicle
230
Recreational Vehicle Towing
230
Towing a Trailer
235
Service and Appearance Care
243
Service
245
Doing Your Own Service Work
246
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
246
Fuel
247
Gasoline Octane
247
Gasoline Specifications
247
California Fuel
248
Additives
248
Fuels in Foreign Countries
249
Filling the Tank
250
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
252
Checking Things Under the Hood
252
Hood Release
253
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
257
Engine Oil Life System
261
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
262
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (2.2L L4 Engine)
265
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (3.5L V6 Engine)
266
Manual Transaxle Fluid
268
Hydraulic Clutch
268
Engine Coolant
268
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
271
Engine Overheating
271
Cooling System
272
Windshield Washer Fluid
277
Brakes
278
Battery
281
Jump Starting
282
All-Wheel Drive
287
Headlamp Aiming
289
Bulb Replacement
289
Halogen Bulbs
289
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
290
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
292
Fog Lamps
293
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
294
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
294
Replacement Bulbs
295
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
296
Tires
297
Tire Sidewall Labelling
298
Tire Terminology and Definitions
300
Inflation - Tire Pressure
303
Tire Inspection and Rotation
304
When It Is Time for New Tires
306
Buying New Tires
306
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
307
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
309
Wheel Replacement
309
Tire Chains
310
If a Tire Goes Flat
311
Changing a Flat Tire
312
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
313
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
317
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
323
Compact Spare Tire
325
Appearance Care
326
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
326
Fabric/Carpet
328
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
328
Care of Safety Belts
329
Weatherstrips
329
Washing Your Vehicle
329
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
329
Finish Care
330
Windshield and Wiper Blades
330
Aluminum Wheels
331
Tires
331
Sheet Metal Damage
332
Finish Damage
332
Underbody Maintenance
332
Chemical Paint Spotting
332
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
333
Vehicle Identification
334
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
334
Service Parts Identification Label
334
Electrical System
335
Add-On Electrical Equipment
335
Windshield Wiper Fuses
335
Power Windows and Other Power Options
335
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
335
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
336
Underhood Fuse Block
338
Capacities and Specifications
341
Introduction
344
Maintenance Requirements
344
Your Vehicle and the Environment
344
Using the Maintenance Schedule
344
Scheduled Maintenance
346
Additional Required Services
348
Maintenance Footnotes
351
Owner Checks and Services
353
At Each Fuel Fill
353
At Least Once a Month
353
At Least Once a Year
354
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
356
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
358
Maintenance Record
359
Customer Assistance and Information
361
Customer Assistance and Information
362
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Online Owner Center
364
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
365
Roadside Assistance Program
365
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
367
Reporting Safety Defects
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
369
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
369
Service Publications Ordering Information
369
Index
371

FAQ about the 2005 Saturn Vue Manual

What contains the 2005 Vue manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Vue, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2005 Saturn Vue Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue 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 Vue (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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