2006 Saab 9 7x Owner's Manual

2006 Saab 9 7x owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 7x
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.6 MB

Table of Contents

2006 9-7X BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
8
Heated Seats
9
Power Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Driver Position
20
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
27
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
30
Safety Belt Pretensioners
32
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
Infants and Young Children
35
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
53
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
53
Airbag System
57
Where Are the Airbags?
60
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
65
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
67
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Restraint System Check
73
Checking the Restraint Systems
73
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
74
Features and Controls
75
Keys
77
Remote Keyless Entry System
79
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
80
Doors and Locks
82
Door Locks
82
Power Door Locks
83
Delayed Locking
83
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
84
Rear Door Security Locks
86
Lockout Protection
86
Liftgate/Liftglass
87
Windows
88
Power Windows
89
Sun Visors
89
Theft-Deterrent Systems
90
Content Theft-Deterrent
90
PASS-Key® III
92
PASS-Key® III Operation
92
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
94
New Vehicle Break-In
94
Ignition Positions
94
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
95
Starting the Engine
95
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
96
Engine Coolant Heater
97
Automatic Transmission Operation
98
Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into Park (P)
102
Shifting Out of Park (P)
103
Parking Over Things That Burn
103
Engine Exhaust
104
Running the Engine While Parked
104
Mirrors
105
Manual Rearview Mirror with Compass
105
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
107
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
108
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
111
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
112
Outside Power Mirror
116
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
116
Outside Convex Mirror
117
Outside Heated Mirrors
117
OnStar® System
117
Universal Home Remote System
120
Universal Home Remote System Operation
121
Storage Areas
124
Glove Box
124
Cupholder(s)
124
Overhead Console
125
Center Console Storage Area
125
Luggage Carrier
126
Rear Floor Storage Lid
127
Cargo Cover
127
Cargo Tie Downs
128
Moonroof
129
Vehicle Personalization
129
Memory Seat
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
137
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
138
Flash-to-Pass
138
Windshield Wipers
139
Windshield Washer
140
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
140
Headlamp Washer
141
Cruise Control
141
Headlamps
144
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
145
Automatic Headlamp System
145
Fog Lamps
146
Instrument Panel Brightness
147
Dome Lamps
147
Dome Lamp Override
147
Entry Lighting
148
Exit Lighting
148
Reading Lamps
148
Battery Run-Down Protection
148
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
148
Climate Controls
149
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
149
Outlet Adjustment
154
Rear Climate Control System
154
Climate Controls Personalization
155
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
155
Instrument Panel Cluster
156
Speedometer and Odometer
157
Trip Odometer
157
Tachometer
157
Safety Belt Reminder Light
158
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
158
Airbag Readiness Light
159
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
160
Charging System Light
162
Voltmeter Gage
162
Brake System Warning Light
163
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
164
StabiliTrak® Service Light
165
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
165
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
166
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
166
Oil Pressure Gage
169
Security Light
170
Cruise Control Light
170
Reduced Engine Power Light
170
Highbeam On Light
171
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
171
Check Gages Warning Light
171
Gate Ajar Light
172
Fuel Gage
172
Low Fuel Warning Light
173
Check Gas Cap Light
173
Driver Information Center (DIC)
173
DIC Operation and Displays
174
DIC Warnings and Messages
177
DIC Vehicle Customization
182
Audio System(s)
188
Setting the Time
189
Radio with CD
190
Radio with Six-Disc CD
203
Navigation/Radio System
214
Rear Seat Entertainment System
214
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
226
Theft-Deterrent Feature
227
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
228
Radio Reception
229
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
229
Care of the CD and DVD Player
230
Fixed Mast Antenna
230
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
230
Driving Your Vehicle
231
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
232
Defensive Driving
232
Drunken Driving
233
Control of a Vehicle
235
Braking
236
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
237
Braking in Emergencies
238
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
238
StabiliTrak® System
239
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
243
Steering
244
Off-Road Recovery
246
Passing
246
Loss of Control
248
Off-Road Driving
249
Driving at Night
249
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
250
City Driving
253
Freeway Driving
254
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
255
Highway Hypnosis
255
Hill and Mountain Roads
256
Winter Driving
258
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
262
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
262
Loading Your Vehicle
263
Towing
269
Towing Your Vehicle
269
Recreational Vehicle Towing
269
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
269
Towing a Trailer
271
Service and Appearance Care
283
Service
285
Accessories and Modifications
285
California Proposition 65 Warning
285
Doing Your Own Service Work
286
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
286
Fuel
287
Gasoline Octane
287
Gasoline Specifications
287
California Fuel
287
Additives
288
Fuels in Foreign Countries
289
Filling the Tank
290
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
292
Checking Things Under the Hood
292
Hood Release
293
Engine Compartment Overview
294
Engine Oil
298
Engine Oil Life System
301
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid
304
Engine Coolant
306
Radiator Pressure Cap
309
Engine Overheating
309
Cooling System
311
Engine Fan Noise
316
Power Steering Fluid
317
Windshield Washer Fluid
318
Brakes
319
Battery
322
Jump Starting
323
All-Wheel Drive
328
Rear Axle
329
Front Axle
330
Headlamp Aiming
331
Bulb Replacement
331
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
331
Halogen Bulbs
332
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
332
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
334
Replacement Bulbs
335
Windshield Replacement
335
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
335
Tires
338
Tire Sidewall Labeling
339
Tire Terminology and Definitions
342
Inflation - Tire Pressure
344
Tire Inspection and Rotation
347
When It Is Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
349
Different Size Tires and Wheels
350
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
351
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
352
Wheel Replacement
352
Tire Chains
354
Accessory Inflator
354
If a Tire Goes Flat
356
Changing a Flat Tire
357
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
358
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
360
Secondary Latch System
365
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
368
Spare Tire
370
Appearance Care
371
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
371
Fabric/Carpet
372
Leather
373
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
373
Care of Safety Belts
374
Weatherstrips
374
Washing Your Vehicle
374
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
375
Finish Care
375
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
376
Aluminum Wheels
376
Tires
377
Sheet Metal Damage
377
Finish Damage
377
Underbody Maintenance
377
Chemical Paint Spotting
377
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
378
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Electrical System
380
Add-On Electrical Equipment
380
Headlamps
380
Windshield Wiper Fuses
380
Power Windows and Other Power Options
380
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
380
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
381
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
387
Capacities and Specifications
390
Maintenance Schedule
391
Maintenance Schedule
392
Introduction
392
Maintenance Requirements
392
Your Vehicle and the Environment
392
Using the Maintenance Schedule
392
Scheduled Maintenance
394
Additional Required Services
396
Maintenance Footnotes
397
Owner Checks and Services
399
At Each Fuel Fill
399
At Least Once a Month
399
At Least Once a Year
400
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
402
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
404
Maintenance Record
405
Customer Assistance and Information
409
Customer Assistance and Information
410
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
410
Online Owner Center
411
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
411
Customer Assistance Offices
411
Roadside Assistance Program
412
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
414
Collision Damage Repair
415
Reporting Safety Defects
418
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
418
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
418
Reporting Safety Defects to Saab
418
Service Publications Ordering Information
419
Index
421

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