2007 Pontiac G5 Owner's Manual

2007 Pontiac G5 owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
G5
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.46 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Pontiac G5 BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Manual Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
13
Easy Entry Seat (Coupe)
14
Rear Seats
15
Split Folding Rear Seat
15
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
21
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Driver Position
22
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
30
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
35
Safety Belt Pretensioners
38
Safety Belt Extender
38
Child Restraints
39
Older Children
39
Infants and Young Children
42
Child Restraint Systems
45
Where to Put the Restraint
49
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
51
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
57
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
81
Features and Controls
83
Keys
85
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
86
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
87
Doors and Locks
94
Door Locks
94
Power Door Locks
95
Delayed Locking
95
Automatic Door Lock
96
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
96
Rear Door Security Locks (Sedan)
96
Lockout Protection
97
Trunk
98
Windows
100
Manual Windows
100
Power Windows
101
Sun Visors
102
Theft-Deterrent Systems
102
Content Theft-Deterrent
102
104
Operation
104
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
106
New Vehicle Break-In
106
Ignition Positions
107
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
110
Starting the Engine
110
Engine Coolant Heater
112
Automatic Transaxle Operation
113
Manual Transaxle Operation
116
Parking Brake
118
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
119
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
121
Parking Over Things That Burn
122
Engine Exhaust
123
Running the Engine While Parked
124
Mirrors
125
Manual Rearview Mirror
125
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
125
Outside Remote Control Mirror
125
Outside Power Mirrors
126
Outside Convex Mirror
126
OnStar® System
127
Storage Areas
131
Glove Box
131
Cupholder(s)
131
Center Console Storage Area
131
Driver’s Storage Compartment
131
Convenience Net
131
Sunroof
132
Instrument Panel
133
Instrument Panel Overview
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
138
Other Warning Devices
138
Horn
138
Tilt Wheel
139
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
139
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
140
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
140
Flash-to-Pass
141
Windshield Wipers
141
Windshield Washer
142
Cruise Control
143
Headlamps
146
Wiper Activated Headlamps
147
Headlamps on Reminder
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
147
Fog Lamps
148
Instrument Panel Brightness
148
Dome Lamp
149
Entry/Exit Lighting
149
Mirror Reading Lamps
149
Electric Power Management
149
Battery Run-Down Protection
150
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
150
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
151
Climate Controls
152
Climate Control System
152
Outlet Adjustment
155
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
155
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
157
Instrument Panel Cluster
158
Speedometer and Odometer
159
Tachometer
159
Safety Belt Reminder Light
160
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
160
Airbag Readiness Light
161
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
162
Charging System Light
164
Up-Shift Light
164
Brake System Warning Light
165
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
166
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
166
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
167
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
168
Oil Pressure Light
171
Security Light
172
Fog Lamp Light
172
Highbeam On Light
173
Fuel Gage
173
Driver Information Center (DIC)
174
DIC Operation and Displays
174
DIC Warnings and Messages
177
DIC Vehicle Personalization
179
Audio System(s)
185
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
186
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
187
Radio with CD (Base)
189
Radio with CD (MP3)
194
Using an MP3
205
XM Radio Messages
212
Theft-Deterrent Feature
214
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
214
Radio Reception
215
Care of Your CDs
216
Care of the CD Player
216
Fixed Mast Antenna
216
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
216
Driving Your Vehicle
217
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
218
Defensive Driving
218
Drunken Driving
219
Control of a Vehicle
222
Braking
222
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
223
Braking in Emergencies
225
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
226
Steering
227
Off-Road Recovery
230
Passing
230
Loss of Control
232
Driving at Night
234
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
235
City Driving
238
Freeway Driving
239
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
240
Highway Hypnosis
241
Hill and Mountain Roads
241
Winter Driving
243
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
248
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
248
Loading Your Vehicle
249
Towing
254
Towing Your Vehicle
254
Recreational Vehicle Towing
254
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transaxle)
256
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transaxle)
257
Service and Appearance Care
265
Service
268
Accessories and Modifications
268
California Proposition 65 Warning
269
Doing Your Own Service Work
269
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
270
Fuel
270
Gasoline Octane
270
Gasoline Specifications
271
California Fuel
271
Additives
272
Fuels in Foreign Countries
273
Filling the Tank
274
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
276
Checking Things Under the Hood
276
Hood Release
277
Engine Compartment Overview
278
Engine Oil
279
Engine Oil Life System
282
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
284
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
286
Manual Transaxle Fluid
286
Hydraulic Clutch
286
Engine Coolant
287
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
290
Engine Overheating
290
Cooling System
292
Windshield Washer Fluid
297
Brakes
298
Battery
303
Jump Starting
304
Headlamp Aiming
309
Bulb Replacement
312
Halogen Bulbs
312
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
313
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
315
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps (Coupe)
316
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Sedan)
316
Back-Up Lamps (Coupe)
317
License Plate Lamp
318
Replacement Bulbs
318
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Tires
320
Tire Sidewall Labeling
321
Tire Terminology and Definitions
324
Inflation - Tire Pressure
327
Tire Inspection and Rotation
328
When It Is Time for New Tires
330
Buying New Tires
330
Different Size Tires and Wheels
332
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
334
Wheel Replacement
335
Tire Chains
336
If a Tire Goes Flat
337
Changing a Flat Tire
338
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
339
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
344
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
349
Compact Spare Tire
352
Appearance Care
353
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
353
Fabric/Carpet
354
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
355
Care of Safety Belts
356
Weatherstrips
356
Washing Your Vehicle
356
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
357
Finish Care
357
Windshield and Wiper Blades
358
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
358
Tires
359
Sheet Metal Damage
359
Finish Damage
359
Underbody Maintenance
360
Chemical Paint Spotting
360
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
360
Vehicle Identification
361
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
361
Service Parts Identification Label
362
Electrical System
362
Add-On Electrical Equipment
362
Headlamp Wiring
363
Windshield Wiper Fuses
363
Power Windows and Other Power Options
363
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
363
Floor Console Fuse Block
364
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
365
Capacities and Specifications
369
Maintenance Schedule
371
Maintenance Schedule
372
Introduction
372
Maintenance Requirements
372
Your Vehicle and the Environment
373
Using the Maintenance Schedule
373
Scheduled Maintenance
375
Additional Required Services
378
Maintenance Footnotes
379
Owner Checks and Services
380
At Each Fuel Fill
381
At Least Once a Month
381
At Least Once a Year
382
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
385
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
387
Engine Drive Belt Routing
388
Maintenance Record
389
Customer Assistance Information
393
Customer Assistance and Information
394
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
394
Online Owner Center
396
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
397
Customer Assistance Offices
397
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
398
Roadside Assistance Program
399
Courtesy Transportation
401
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
403
Collision Damage Repair
404
Reporting Safety Defects
409
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
409
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
409
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
409
Service Publications Ordering Information
410
Index
413

FAQ about the 2007 Pontiac G5 Manual

What contains the 2007 G5 manual?

The Pontiac G5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Pontiac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Pontiac G5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Pontiac G5 2007 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Pontiac G5 owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Pontiac G5
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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