2007 Pontiac G6 Owner's Manual

2007 Pontiac G6 owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
G6
Rating:
(4)

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Size:
2.78 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Pontiac G6 BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Seatback Latches
16
Easy Entry Seat
17
Power Lift Seat
20
Rear Seats
20
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Sedan and Coupe)
20
Safety Belts
22
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
22
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
26
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
27
Driver Position
27
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment (Sedan Only)
36
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
37
Right Front Passenger Position
37
Rear Seat Passengers
38
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides (Sedan and Coupe Only)
42
Safety Belt Pretensioners
45
Safety Belt Extender
45
Child Restraints
46
Older Children
46
Infants and Young Children
49
Child Restraint Systems
53
Where to Put the Restraint
58
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
69
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
71
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
79
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
83
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
85
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
85
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
86
Passenger Sensing System
87
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
93
Restraint System Check
94
Checking the Restraint Systems
94
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
95
Features and Controls
97
Keys
99
Remote Keyless Entry System
100
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
101
Doors and Locks
108
Door Locks
108
Power Door Locks
109
Door Ajar Reminder
109
Delayed Locking
110
Automatic Door Lock
110
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
111
Rear Door Security Locks
111
Lockout Protection
112
Trunk
113
Windows
115
Power Windows
116
Sun Visors
117
Theft-Deterrent Systems
118
Content Theft-Deterrent
118
120
Operation
120
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
122
New Vehicle Break-In
122
Ignition Positions
122
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
124
Starting the Engine
125
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal (Automatic Transaxle)
127
Engine Coolant Heater
128
Automatic Transaxle Operation
129
Manual Transaxle Operation
134
Parking Brake
135
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
136
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
138
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
138
Parking Over Things That Burn
139
Engine Exhaust
140
Running the Engine While Parked
141
Mirrors
142
Manual Rearview Mirror
142
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
142
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
143
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
145
Outside Power Mirrors
147
Outside Convex Mirror
147
OnStar® System
148
Storage Areas
150
Glove Box
150
Cupholder(s)
150
Center Console Storage Area
150
Convenience Net
150
Sunroof
150
Sunroof - Panoramic
151
Retractable Hardtop
153
Lowering the Retractable Hardtop
154
Raising the Retractable Hardtop
157
Instrument Panel
161
Instrument Panel Overview
164
Hazard Warning Flashers
166
Other Warning Devices
166
Horn
167
Tilt Wheel
167
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
168
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
168
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
169
Flash-to-Pass
169
Windshield Wipers
169
Windshield Washer
171
Cruise Control
171
Headlamps
174
Headlamps on Reminder
175
Headlamps Off in PARK (P)
175
Delayed Headlamps
176
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
176
Automatic Headlamp System
177
Fog Lamps
178
Instrument Panel Brightness
178
Courtesy Lamps
178
Dome Lamp
179
Entry/Exit Lighting
179
Parade Dimming
179
Overhead Console Reading Lamps
179
Trunk Lamp
179
Battery Run-Down Protection
181
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
181
Climate Controls
182
Climate Control System
182
Automatic Climate Control System
187
Outlet Adjustment
191
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
192
Instrument Panel Cluster
193
Speedometer and Odometer
194
Trip Odometer
194
Tachometer
194
Safety Belt Reminder Light
195
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
195
Airbag Readiness Light
196
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
197
Charging System Light
199
Brake System Warning Light
199
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
200
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
201
Traction Control System Active Light
201
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
202
Enhanced Traction System Active Light
202
StabiliTrak® Not Ready Light
203
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
203
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
203
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
204
Oil Pressure Light
207
Security Light
207
Cruise Control Light
208
Highbeam On Light
208
Fuel Gage
208
Low Fuel Warning Light
208
Driver Information Center (DIC)
209
DIC Operation and Displays
209
DIC Warnings and Messages
212
DIC Vehicle Personalization
216
Audio System(s)
219
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
220
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
221
Radio with CD
221
Radio with Six-Disc CD
231
XM Radio Messages
246
Theft-Deterrent Feature
248
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
248
Radio Reception
249
Care of Your CDs
250
Care of the CD Player
250
Fixed Mast Antenna
250
Backglass Antenna
250
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
251
Driving Your Vehicle
253
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
254
Defensive Driving
254
Drunken Driving
255
Control of a Vehicle
258
Braking
258
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
259
Braking in Emergencies
261
Traction Control System (TCS)
262
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
263
StabiliTrak® System
265
Steering
266
Off-Road Recovery
269
Passing
269
Loss of Control
271
Driving at Night
272
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
274
City Driving
277
Freeway Driving
278
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
279
Highway Hypnosis
280
Hill and Mountain Roads
280
Winter Driving
282
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
287
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
288
Loading Your Vehicle
288
Towing
293
Towing Your Vehicle
293
Recreational Vehicle Towing
294
Towing a Trailer
296
Service and Appearance Care
305
Service
308
Accessories and Modifications
308
California Proposition 65 Warning
309
Doing Your Own Service Work
309
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
310
Fuel
310
Gasoline Octane
310
Gasoline Specifications
310
California Fuel
311
Additives
311
Fuels in Foreign Countries
312
Filling the Tank
313
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
315
Checking Things Under the Hood
316
Hood Release
317
Engine Compartment Overview
318
Engine Oil
325
Engine Oil Life System
328
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
330
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (2.4L L4 and 3.5L V6 Engines)
332
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (3.6L Engine)
332
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (3.9L V6 Engine)
335
Manual Transaxle Fluid
338
Hydraulic Clutch
338
Engine Coolant
339
Pressure Cap
342
Engine Overheating
342
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
344
Cooling System
345
Power Steering Fluid
349
Windshield Washer Fluid
350
Brakes
352
Battery
355
Jump Starting
356
Bulb Replacement
361
Halogen Bulbs
361
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
362
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Sedan)
363
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Retractable Hardtop and Coupe)
364
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Sedan)
364
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Coupe)
365
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Retractable Hardtop)
367
License Plate Lamp
368
Replacement Bulbs
368
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
369
Tires
370
Winter Tires
372
Tire Sidewall Labeling
372
Tire Terminology and Definitions
376
Inflation - Tire Pressure
379
High-Speed Operation
381
Tire Inspection and Rotation
381
When It Is Time for New Tires
383
Buying New Tires
383
Different Size Tires and Wheels
385
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
386
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
387
Wheel Replacement
388
Tire Chains
389
If a Tire Goes Flat
390
Changing a Flat Tire
390
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
392
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
394
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
400
Compact Spare Tire
403
Appearance Care
404
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
404
Fabric/Carpet
406
Leather
407
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
407
Care of Safety Belts
408
Weatherstrips
408
Washing Your Vehicle
408
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
409
Finish Care
409
Windshield and Wiper Blades
410
Aluminum Wheels
410
Tires
411
Sheet Metal Damage
411
Finish Damage
411
Underbody Maintenance
412
Chemical Paint Spotting
412
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
413
Vehicle Identification
414
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
414
Service Parts Identification Label
414
Electrical System
415
Add-On Electrical Equipment
415
Windshield Wiper Fuses
415
Power Windows and Other Power Options
415
Fuses
415
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
416
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
418
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
421
Capacities and Specifications
424
Maintenance Schedule
427
Maintenance Schedule
428
Introduction
428
Maintenance Requirements
428
Your Vehicle and the Environment
428
Using the Maintenance Schedule
429
Scheduled Maintenance
431
Additional Required Services
434
Maintenance Footnotes
436
Owner Checks and Services
438
At Each Fuel Fill
438
At Least Once a Month
438
At Least Once a Year
439
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
442
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
443
Engine Drive Belt Routing
444
Maintenance Record
446
Customer Assistance Information
449
Customer Assistance and Information
450
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
450
Online Owner Center
453
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
454
Customer Assistance Offices
454
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
455
Roadside Assistance Program
456
Courtesy Transportation
459
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
461
Collision Damage Repair
462
Reporting Safety Defects
466
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
466
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
467
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
467
Service Publications Ordering Information
468
Index
471

FAQ about the 2007 Pontiac G6 Manual

What contains the 2007 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 2007 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Pontiac G6, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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The Pontiac G6 (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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