2006 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2006 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
3.36 MB

Table of Contents

2006 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL, Envoy Denali, and Envoy XL Denali BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Manual Lumbar
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
14
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
Safety Belts
20
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
20
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
37
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
59
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
59
Airbag System
64
Where Are the Airbags?
67
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
69
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
71
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
71
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
72
Passenger Sensing System
73
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
78
Restraint System Check
79
Checking the Restraint Systems
79
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
80
Features and Controls
81
Keys
83
Remote Keyless Entry System
85
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
86
Doors and Locks
88
Door Locks
88
Power Door Locks
89
Delayed Locking
89
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
90
Rear Door Security Locks
92
Lockout Protection
92
Liftgate/Liftglass
93
Windows
94
Power Windows
95
Power Rear Quarter Windows
96
Sun Visors
96
Theft-Deterrent Systems
97
Content Theft-Deterrent
97
Passlock®
98
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
99
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
100
Starting the Engine
100
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
102
Engine Coolant Heater
102
Displacement on Demand™ (DoD™)
103
Automatic Transmission Operation
104
Four-Wheel Drive
107
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into Park (P)
112
Shifting Out of Park (P)
113
Parking Over Things That Burn
114
Engine Exhaust
114
Running the Engine While Parked
115
Mirrors
116
Manual Rearview Mirror
116
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
116
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass, and Temperature Display
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
119
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
120
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
123
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
124
Outside Manual Mirrors
127
Outside Power Mirrors
127
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
128
Outside Convex Mirror
128
Outside Heated Mirrors
128
OnStar® System
129
Universal Home Remote System
131
Universal Home Remote System Operation
132
Storage Areas
136
Glove Box
136
Overhead Console
136
Center Console Storage Area
136
Luggage Carrier
137
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
138
Rear Floor Storage Lid
140
Convenience Net
140
Cargo Cover
141
Cargo Tie Downs
141
Sunroof
142
Vehicle Personalization
142
Memory Seat
142
Instrument Panel
145
Instrument Panel Overview
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
150
Other Warning Devices
150
Horn
150
Tilt Wheel
150
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
151
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
152
Flash-to-Pass
152
Windshield Wipers
153
Rainsense™ Wipers
153
Windshield Washer
154
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
154
Headlamp Washer
155
Cruise Control
155
Headlamps
158
Headlamps on Reminder
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
159
Automatic Headlamp System
160
Fog Lamps
161
Instrument Panel Brightness
161
Dome Lamps
161
Dome Lamp Override
162
Entry Lighting
162
Exit Lighting
162
Reading Lamps
162
Battery Run-Down Protection
163
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
163
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
164
Climate Controls
164
Dual Climate Control System
164
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
167
Outlet Adjustment
171
Rear Climate Control System
172
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
175
Instrument Panel Cluster
176
Speedometer and Odometer
177
Trip Odometer
177
Tachometer
177
Safety Belt Reminder Light
178
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
178
Airbag Readiness Light
179
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
180
Charging System Light
182
Voltmeter Gage
182
Brake System Warning Light
183
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
184
StabiliTrak® Service Light
184
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
185
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
185
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
186
Oil Pressure Gage
189
Change Engine Oil Light
190
Security Light
190
Cruise Control Light
191
Reduced Engine Power Light
191
Highbeam On Light
191
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
192
Check Gages Warning Light
192
Gate Ajar Light
192
Fuel Gage
193
Low Fuel Warning Light
193
Check Gas Cap Light
193
Driver Information Center (DIC)
194
DIC Operation and Displays
195
DIC Warnings and Messages
198
DIC Vehicle Customization
204
Audio System(s)
210
Setting the Time
212
Radio with CD (Base)
212
Radio with CD (MP3)
224
Radio with Cassette and CD
240
Radio with Six-Disc CD
254
Navigation/Radio System
268
Rear Seat Entertainment System
268
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
281
Theft-Deterrent Feature
283
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
283
Radio Reception
284
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
285
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
286
Care of the CD and DVD Player
286
Fixed Mast Antenna
287
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
287
Chime Level Adjustment
287
Driving Your Vehicle
289
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
290
Defensive Driving
290
Drunken Driving
291
Control of a Vehicle
294
Braking
294
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
295
Braking in Emergencies
297
Locking Rear Axle
297
StabiliTrak® System
297
Steering
302
Off-Road Recovery
304
Passing
304
Loss of Control
306
Off-Road Driving
307
Driving at Night
320
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
321
City Driving
323
Freeway Driving
324
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
325
Highway Hypnosis
326
Hill and Mountain Roads
326
Winter Driving
328
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
332
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
332
Loading Your Vehicle
333
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
338
Towing
338
Towing Your Vehicle
338
Recreational Vehicle Towing
338
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
343
Towing a Trailer
344
Service and Appearance Care
357
Service
359
Accessories and Modifications
359
California Proposition 65 Warning
359
Doing Your Own Service Work
360
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
361
Fuel
361
Gasoline Octane
361
Gasoline Specifications
361
California Fuel
362
Additives
362
Fuels in Foreign Countries
363
Filling the Tank
364
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
366
Checking Things Under the Hood
366
Hood Release
367
Engine Compartment Overview
368
Engine Oil
372
Engine Oil Life System
376
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
377
Automatic Transmission Fluid
379
Engine Coolant
381
Radiator Pressure Cap
384
Engine Overheating
384
Cooling System
386
Engine Fan Noise
391
Power Steering Fluid
392
Windshield Washer Fluid
393
Brakes
394
Battery
397
Jump Starting
398
Rear Axle
403
Four-Wheel Drive
404
Front Axle
405
Bulb Replacement
406
Halogen Bulbs
406
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
406
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
407
Back-Up Lamps
408
Replacement Bulbs
408
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
409
Tires
411
Tire Sidewall Labeling
412
Tire Terminology and Definitions
415
Inflation - Tire Pressure
418
Tire Inspection and Rotation
419
When It Is Time for New Tires
421
Buying New Tires
422
Different Size Tires and Wheels
423
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
424
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
425
Wheel Replacement
425
Tire Chains
427
Accessory Inflator
427
If a Tire Goes Flat
429
Changing a Flat Tire
430
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
431
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
434
Secondary Latch System
440
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
444
Spare Tire
448
Appearance Care
448
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
448
Fabric/Carpet
450
Leather
450
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
451
Care of Safety Belts
451
Weatherstrips
451
Washing Your Vehicle
452
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
452
Finish Care
452
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
453
Aluminum Wheels
454
Tires
454
Sheet Metal Damage
455
Finish Damage
455
Underbody Maintenance
455
Chemical Paint Spotting
455
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
456
Vehicle Identification
457
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
457
Service Parts Identification Label
457
Electrical System
458
Add-On Electrical Equipment
458
Headlamps
458
Windshield Wiper Fuses
458
Power Windows and Other Power Options
458
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
459
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
459
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
467
Capacities and Specifications
475
Maintenance Schedule
477
Maintenance Schedule
478
Introduction
478
Maintenance Requirements
478
Your Vehicle and the Environment
478
Using the Maintenance Schedule
478
Scheduled Maintenance
480
Additional Required Services
482
Maintenance Footnotes
483
Owner Checks and Services
485
At Each Fuel Fill
485
At Least Once a Month
485
At Least Once a Year
486
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
488
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
490
Maintenance Record
491
Customer Assistance and Information
495
Customer Assistance and Information
496
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
496
Online Owner Center
497
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
498
Customer Assistance Offices
498
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
499
Roadside Assistance Program
500
Courtesy Transportation
502
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
504
Collision Damage Repair
505
Reporting Safety Defects
508
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
508
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
508
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
509
Service Publications Ordering Information
509
Index
511

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