2006 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2006 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.56 MB

Table of Contents

2006 GMC Savana BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
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 (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
30
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
31
Rear Outside Passenger Positions
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
37
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
41
Child Restraint Systems
44
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position or the Second Row Center Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th, and 5th Row)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
62
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag Off Switch)
66
Airbag System
71
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
76
Airbag Off Switch
77
Passenger Sensing System
80
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Restraint System Check
87
Checking the Restraint Systems
87
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
87
Features and Controls
89
Keys
90
Remote Keyless Entry System
91
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
92
Doors and Locks
95
Door Locks
95
Power Door Locks
96
Cargo Door Relocking
96
Rear Door Security Locks
96
Lockout Protection
97
Sliding Side Door
98
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
99
Rear Doors
100
Windows
102
Manual Windows
103
Power Windows
103
Swing-Out Windows
104
Sun Visors
104
Theft-Deterrent Systems
105
Passlock®
105
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
105
New Vehicle Break-In
105
Ignition Positions
106
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
106
Starting the Engine
107
Fuel Regulator
108
Engine Coolant Heater
108
Automatic Transmission Operation
109
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into Park (P)
111
Shifting Out of Park (P)
113
Parking Over Things That Burn
113
Engine Exhaust
114
Running the Engine While Parked
115
Mirrors
116
Manual Rearview Mirror
116
Outside Manual Mirror
116
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
116
Outside Power Mirrors
117
Outside Convex Mirror
118
Outside Heated Mirrors
118
Storage Areas
118
Instrument Panel
119
Instrument Panel Overview
122
Hazard Warning Flashers
123
Other Warning Devices
124
Horn
124
Tilt Wheel
124
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
125
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
125
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
126
Flash-to-Pass
126
Windshield Wipers
127
Windshield Washer
127
Cruise Control
128
Exterior Lamps
131
Headlamps on Reminder
132
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
132
Instrument Panel Brightness
132
Dome Lamps
133
Dome Lamp Override
133
Entry Lighting
133
Exit Lighting
133
Reading Lamps
133
Battery Run-Down Protection
134
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
134
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
135
Climate Controls
135
Climate Control System
135
Outlet Adjustment
138
Rear Heating System
139
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
139
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
141
Instrument Panel Cluster
142
Speedometer and Odometer
143
Trip Odometer
143
Engine Speed Limiter
143
Safety Belt Reminder Light
144
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
144
Airbag Readiness Light
145
Airbag Off Light
146
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
147
Charging System Light
150
Voltmeter Gage
150
Brake System Warning Light
151
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
152
StabiliTrak® Not Ready Light
152
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
153
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
154
Oil Pressure Gage
156
Change Engine Oil Light
157
Security Light
158
Cruise Control Light
158
Reduced Engine Power Light
159
Highbeam On Light
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
159
Tow/Haul Mode Light
160
Check Gages Warning Light
160
Fuel Gage
160
Audio System(s)
161
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
162
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
162
AM-FM Radio
163
Radio with CD
165
Radio with Cassette and CD
170
Radio with Six-Disc CD
181
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
192
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
192
Radio Reception
193
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
193
Care of Your CDs
194
Care of the CD Player
195
Fixed Mast Antenna
195
Chime Level Adjustment
195
Driving Your Vehicle
197
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
198
Defensive Driving
198
Drunken Driving
199
Control of a Vehicle
201
Braking
202
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
203
Braking in Emergencies
204
Locking Rear Axle
204
StabiliTrak® System
205
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
207
Steering
208
Off-Road Recovery
210
Passing
210
Loss of Control
212
Driving at Night
213
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
214
City Driving
216
Freeway Driving
217
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
218
Highway Hypnosis
219
Hill and Mountain Roads
219
Winter Driving
221
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
225
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
226
Loading Your Vehicle
226
Towing
231
Towing Your Vehicle
231
Recreational Vehicle Towing
231
Towing a Trailer
233
Service and Appearance Care
249
Service
251
Accessories and Modifications
251
California Proposition 65 Warning
252
Doing Your Own Service Work
252
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
253
Fuel
253
Gasoline Octane
253
Gasoline Specifications
253
California Fuel
254
Additives
254
Fuels in Foreign Countries
255
Filling the Tank
256
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
258
Checking Things Under the Hood
258
Hood Release
259
Engine Compartment Overview
260
Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine)
261
Engine Oil Life System (Gasoline Engine)
264
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
265
Automatic Transmission Fluid
267
Engine Coolant
269
Radiator Pressure Cap
272
Engine Overheating
272
Cooling System
274
Engine Fan Noise
280
Power Steering Fluid
280
Windshield Washer Fluid
282
Brakes
283
Battery
286
Jump Starting
287
All-Wheel Drive
291
Rear Axle
292
Front Axle
292
Noise Control System
293
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
293
Bulb Replacement
294
Halogen Bulbs
294
Headlamps
295
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
296
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
297
Taillamps
297
Replacement Bulbs
298
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
299
Tires
300
Tire Sidewall Labeling
301
Tire Terminology and Definitions
304
Inflation - Tire Pressure
307
Dual Tire Operation
308
Tire Inspection and Rotation
309
When It Is Time for New Tires
311
Buying New Tires
311
Different Size Tires and Wheels
313
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
313
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
315
Wheel Replacement
315
Tire Chains
316
If a Tire Goes Flat
317
Changing a Flat Tire
318
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
319
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
322
Secondary Latch System
327
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
330
Spare Tire
331
Appearance Care
332
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
332
Fabric/Carpet
333
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
334
Care of Safety Belts
334
Weatherstrips
334
Washing Your Vehicle
335
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
335
Finish Care
335
Windshield and Wiper Blades
336
Aluminum Wheels
337
Tires
337
Sheet Metal Damage
338
Finish Damage
338
Underbody Maintenance
338
Chemical Paint Spotting
338
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
339
Vehicle Identification
340
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
340
Service Parts Identification Label
340
Electrical System
341
Add-On Electrical Equipment
341
Headlamp Wiring
341
Windshield Wiper Fuses
341
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
341
Floor Console Fuse Block
342
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
343
Capacities and Specifications
346
Maintenance Schedule
349
Maintenance Schedule
350
Introduction
350
Maintenance Requirements
350
Your Vehicle and the Environment
350
Using the Maintenance Schedule
351
Scheduled Maintenance (Gasoline Engine)
352
Additional Required Services (Gasoline Engine)
354
Maintenance Footnotes (Gasoline Engine)
356
Owner Checks and Services
357
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000 km)
358
At Each Fuel Fill
358
At Least Once a Month
358
At Least Once a Year
359
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants (Gasoline Engine)
361
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
363
Maintenance Record
364
Customer Assistance and Information
367
Customer Assistance and Information
368
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
368
Online Owner Center
370
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
370
Customer Assistance Offices
370
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
371
Roadside Assistance Program
372
Courtesy Transportation
374
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
376
Collision Damage Repair
377
Reporting Safety Defects
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
379
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
380
Service Publications Ordering Information
380
Index
383

FAQ about the 2006 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Savana owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2006 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

The GMC Savana owner manual for the 2006 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 2006 free?

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The GMC Savana (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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