2006 Saturn Vue Owner's Manual

2006 Saturn Vue owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.61 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Saturn VUE BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Six-Way Power Driver Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
16
Split Folding Rear Seat
16
Safety Belts
18
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
18
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
22
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
23
Driver Position
23
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
31
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
35
Safety Belt Pretensioners
37
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
40
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
56
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
58
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
60
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
78
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Restraint System Check
80
Checking the Restraint Systems
80
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
80
Features and Controls
83
Keys
84
Remote Keyless Entry System
85
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
86
Doors and Locks
90
Door Locks
90
Power Door Locks
90
Delayed Locking
91
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
91
Rear Door Security Locks
92
Lockout Protection
93
Liftgate
93
Windows
94
Power Windows
95
Sun Visors
95
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Passlock®
96
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
97
New Vehicle Break-In
97
Ignition Positions
97
Starting the Engine
98
Engine Coolant Heater
100
Automatic Transaxle Operation
101
Manual Transaxle Operation
104
Parking Brake
106
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
107
Shifting Out of Park (P)
108
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
108
Parking Over Things That Burn
109
Engine Exhaust
109
Running the Engine While Parked
110
Mirrors
111
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
111
Outside Power Mirrors
113
Outside Convex Mirror
113
OnStar® System
114
Storage Areas
116
Glove Box
116
Cupholder(s)
116
Floor Console Storage Area
116
Center Console Storage Area
116
Cargo Area
116
Roof Rack System
118
Sunroof
120
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Horn
126
Tilt Wheel
126
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
127
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
127
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
128
Flash-to-Pass
128
Windshield Wipers
128
Windshield Washer
129
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
130
Cruise Control
130
Headlamps
133
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
134
Automatic Headlamp System
135
Fog Lamps
135
Interior Lamps
136
Instrument Panel Brightness
136
Dome Lamp
136
Entry Lighting
136
Map Lamps
137
Footwell Lamps
137
Battery Run-Down Protection
137
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
137
Cigarette Lighter
138
Climate Controls
139
Climate Control System
139
Outlet Adjustment
142
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
142
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
144
Instrument Panel Cluster
145
Speedometer and Odometer
146
Trip Odometer
146
Tachometer
146
Safety Belt Reminder Light
147
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
147
Airbag Readiness Light
148
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
149
Battery Warning Light
151
Up-Shift Light
152
Brake System Warning Light
152
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
153
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
154
Low Traction Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
156
Low Coolant Warning Light
156
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
157
Oil Pressure Light
160
Change Engine Oil Light
161
Security Light
161
Reduced Engine Power Light
161
Highbeam On Light
162
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
162
Gate Ajar Light
162
Service Vehicle Soon Light
162
Fuel Gage
163
Low Fuel Warning Light
164
Audio System(s)
164
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
166
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
166
Radio with CD (Base)
167
Radio with CD (MP3)
172
Rear Seat Entertainment System
188
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
199
Radio Reception
200
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
200
Care of the CD and DVD Player
201
Fixed Mast Antenna
201
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
201
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
204
Driver Behavior
204
Driving Environment
204
Vehicle Design
205
Defensive Driving
205
Drunken Driving
206
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
209
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
210
Braking in Emergencies
212
Traction Control System (TCS)
212
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
213
Steering
213
Off-Road Recovery
216
Passing
216
Loss of Control
217
Off-Road Driving
219
Driving at Night
232
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
233
City Driving
235
Freeway Driving
236
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
237
Highway Hypnosis
237
Hill and Mountain Roads
238
Winter Driving
240
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
244
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
244
Recovery Hook
245
Loading Your Vehicle
246
Towing
250
Towing Your Vehicle
250
Recreational Vehicle Towing
250
Towing a Trailer
254
Service and Appearance Care
265
Service
267
Accessories and Modifications
267
California Proposition 65 Warning
268
Doing Your Own Service Work
268
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
269
Fuel
269
Gasoline Octane
269
Gasoline Specifications
269
California Fuel
270
Additives
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
271
Filling the Tank
272
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
274
Checking Things Under the Hood
274
Hood Release
275
Engine Compartment Overview
276
Engine Oil
279
Engine Oil Life System
283
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
285
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (2.2L L4 Engine)
288
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (3.5L V6 Engine)
288
Manual Transaxle Fluid
290
Hydraulic Clutch
291
Engine Coolant
291
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
294
Engine Overheating
294
Cooling System
296
Windshield Washer Fluid
301
Brakes
302
Battery
305
Jump Starting
306
All-Wheel Drive
311
Headlamp Aiming
312
Bulb Replacement
312
Halogen Bulbs
312
Headlamps
313
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
315
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
316
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
317
Replacement Bulbs
318
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Tires
320
Tire Sidewall Labeling
321
Tire Terminology and Definitions
323
Inflation - Tire Pressure
326
Tire Inspection and Rotation
327
When It Is Time for New Tires
329
Buying New Tires
329
Different Size Tires and Wheels
331
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
331
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
333
Wheel Replacement
333
Tire Chains
334
If a Tire Goes Flat
335
Changing a Flat Tire
336
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
337
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
341
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
347
Compact Spare Tire
348
Appearance Care
349
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
349
Fabric/Carpet
350
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
351
Care of Safety Belts
351
Weatherstrips
352
Washing Your Vehicle
352
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
352
Finish Care
353
Windshield and Wiper Blades
353
Aluminum Wheels
354
Tires
354
Sheet Metal Damage
355
Finish Damage
355
Underbody Maintenance
355
Chemical Paint Spotting
355
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
356
Vehicle Identification
357
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
357
Service Parts Identification Label
357
Electrical System
358
Add-On Electrical Equipment
358
Windshield Wiper Fuses
358
Power Windows and Other Power Options
358
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
358
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
359
Underhood Fuse Block
360
Capacities and Specifications
363
Maintenance Schedule
365
Maintenance Schedule
366
Introduction
366
Maintenance Requirements
366
Your Vehicle and the Environment
366
Using the Maintenance Schedule
366
Scheduled Maintenance
368
Additional Required Services
370
Maintenance Footnotes
372
Owner Checks and Services
374
At Each Fuel Fill
374
At Least Once a Month
375
At Least Once a Year
375
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
378
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
380
Maintenance Record
381
Customer Assistance and Information
385
Customer Assistance and Information
386
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
386
Online Owner Center
388
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
389
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
389
Roadside Assistance Program
390
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
391
Collision Damage Repair
392
Reporting Safety Defects
395
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
395
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
396
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
396
Service Publications Ordering Information
396
Index
399

FAQ about the 2006 Saturn Vue Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Vue, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2006 Saturn Vue Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue year 2006 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2006 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Saturn Vue (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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