2006 Pontiac G6 Owner's Manual

2006 Pontiac G6 owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
G6
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.66 MB

Table of Contents

2006 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
Easy Entry Seat
12
Power Lift Seat
14
Rear Seats
15
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Sedan and Coupe)
15
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 (Sedan Only)
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides (Sedan and Coupe Only)
33
Safety Belt Pretensioners
35
Safety Belt Extender
35
Child Restraints
36
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
42
Where to Put the Restraint
45
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
55
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
58
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
70
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Restraint System Check
77
Checking the Restraint Systems
77
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
78
Features and Controls
79
Keys
81
Remote Keyless Entry System
82
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
83
Doors and Locks
88
Door Locks
88
Power Door Locks
89
Door Ajar Reminder
89
Delayed Locking
90
Automatic Door Lock
90
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
91
Lockout Protection
91
Trunk
92
Windows
94
Power Windows
95
Sun Visors
97
Theft-Deterrent Systems
97
Content Theft-Deterrent
97
98
Operation
99
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
100
New Vehicle Break-In
100
Ignition Positions
101
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
102
Starting the Engine
102
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal (Automatic Transaxle)
104
Engine Coolant Heater
105
Automatic Transaxle Operation
106
Manual Transaxle Operation
110
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
112
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
114
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
114
Parking Over Things That Burn
115
Engine Exhaust
115
Running the Engine While Parked
116
Mirrors
117
Manual Rearview Mirror
117
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
119
Outside Power Mirrors
121
Outside Convex Mirror
121
OnStar® System
122
Storage Areas
123
Glove Box
123
Cupholder(s)
123
Center Console Storage Area
123
Convenience Net
124
Sunroof
124
Sunroof - Panoramic
125
Retractable Hardtop
127
Lowering the Retractable Hardtop
127
Raising the Retractable Hardtop
129
Instrument Panel
131
Instrument Panel Overview
134
Hazard Warning Flashers
136
Other Warning Devices
136
Horn
136
Tilt Wheel
136
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
137
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
138
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
138
Flash-to-Pass
138
Windshield Wipers
139
Windshield Washer
140
Cruise Control
140
Headlamps
144
Headlamps on Reminder
144
Headlamps Off in PARK (P)
144
Delayed Headlamps
145
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
145
Automatic Headlamp System
146
Fog Lamps
147
Instrument Panel Brightness
147
Courtesy Lamps
147
Dome Lamp
148
Entry/Exit Lighting
148
Overhead Console Reading Lamps
148
Trunk Lamp
148
Battery Run-Down Protection
148
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
149
Climate Controls
150
Climate Control System
150
Automatic Climate Control System
153
Outlet Adjustment
158
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
159
Instrument Panel Cluster
159
Speedometer and Odometer
161
Trip Odometer
161
Tachometer
161
Safety Belt Reminder Light
162
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
162
Airbag Readiness Light
163
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
164
Charging System Light
166
Brake System Warning Light
166
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
167
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
168
Traction Control System Active Light
168
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
168
Enhanced Traction System Active Light
169
StabiliTrak® Not Ready Light
169
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
169
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
170
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
170
Oil Pressure Light
173
Security Light
174
Cruise Control Light
174
Highbeam On Light
174
Service Vehicle Soon Light
174
Fuel Gage
175
Low Fuel Warning Light
175
Driver Information Center (DIC)
175
DIC Operation and Displays
176
DIC Warnings and Messages
178
DIC Vehicle Personalization
182
Audio System(s)
184
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
185
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
185
Radio with CD (Base Level)
186
Radio with CD (Up Level)
191
Radio with Six-Disc CD
201
Theft-Deterrent Feature
216
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (Three Spoke)
216
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (Four Spoke)
217
Radio Reception
217
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
218
Care of the CD and DVD Player
218
Fixed Mast Antenna (Retractable Hardtop)
218
Backglass Antenna
219
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
219
Driving Your Vehicle
221
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
222
Defensive Driving
222
Drunken Driving
223
Control of a Vehicle
225
Braking
226
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
227
Braking in Emergencies
228
Traction Control System (TCS)
229
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
231
StabiliTrak® System
232
Steering
233
Off-Road Recovery
235
Passing
236
Loss of Control
237
Driving at Night
238
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
240
City Driving
242
Freeway Driving
243
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
244
Highway Hypnosis
245
Hill and Mountain Roads
246
Winter Driving
247
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
252
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
252
Loading Your Vehicle
253
Towing
258
Towing Your Vehicle
258
Recreational Vehicle Towing
258
Towing a Trailer
260
Service and Appearance Care
269
Service
271
Accessories and Modifications
271
California Proposition 65 Warning
271
Doing Your Own Service Work
272
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
273
Fuel
273
Gasoline Octane
273
Gasoline Specifications
273
California Fuel
274
Additives
274
Fuels in Foreign Countries
275
Filling the Tank
276
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
278
Checking Things Under the Hood
278
Hood Release
279
Engine Compartment Overview
280
Engine Oil
285
Engine Oil Life System
288
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (2.4L LE5 and 3.5L LX9 Engines)
291
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (3.9L LZ9 Engine)
292
Manual Transaxle Fluid
294
Hydraulic Clutch
294
Engine Coolant
295
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
298
Engine Overheating
298
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
300
Cooling System
300
Power Steering Fluid
305
Windshield Washer Fluid
306
Brakes
307
Battery
310
Jump Starting
310
Headlamp Aiming
315
Bulb Replacement
317
Halogen Bulbs
317
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
318
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Sedan)
319
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Retractable Hardtop and Coupe)
319
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Sedan)
320
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Coupe)
321
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Retractable Hardtop)
322
Replacement Bulbs
323
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
324
Tires
325
Tire Sidewall Labelling
327
Tire Terminology and Definitions
330
Inflation - Tire Pressure
332
Tire Inspection and Rotation
334
When It Is Time for New Tires
335
Buying New Tires
336
Different Size Tires and Wheels
337
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
338
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
339
Wheel Replacement
340
Tire Chains
341
If a Tire Goes Flat
342
Changing a Flat Tire
342
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
344
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
346
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
351
Compact Spare Tire
354
Appearance Care
355
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
356
Fabric/Carpet
357
Leather
358
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
358
Care of Safety Belts
359
Weatherstrips
359
Washing Your Vehicle
359
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
359
Finish Care
360
Windshield and Wiper Blades
360
Aluminum Wheels
361
Tires
361
Sheet Metal Damage
362
Finish Damage
362
Underbody Maintenance
362
Chemical Paint Spotting
362
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
363
Vehicle Identification
364
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
364
Service Parts Identification Label
364
Electrical System
365
Add-On Electrical Equipment
365
Windshield Wiper Fuses
365
Power Windows and Other Power Options
365
Fuses
365
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
366
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
368
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
370
Capacities and Specifications
373
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Maintenance Requirements
376
Your Vehicle and the Environment
376
Using the Maintenance Schedule
377
Scheduled Maintenance
378
Additional Required Services
380
Maintenance Footnotes
381
Owner Checks and Services
382
At Each Fuel Fill
382
At Least Once a Month
383
At Least Once a Year
383
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
386
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
387
Maintenance Record
388
Customer Assistance and Information
391
Customer Assistance and Information
392
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
392
Online Owner Center
393
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
394
Customer Assistance Offices
394
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
395
Roadside Assistance Program
396
Courtesy Transportation
397
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
399
Reporting Safety Defects
400
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
400
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
401
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
401
Service Publications Ordering Information
401
Index
403

FAQ about the 2006 Pontiac G6 Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2006 Pontiac G6 Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Pontiac G6 year 2006 free?

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The Pontiac G6 (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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