2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.92 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Pontiac Grand Prix BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Power Seat
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
16
Split Folding Rear Seat
16
Safety Belts
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
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
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?
70
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
71
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
72
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
72
Passenger Sensing System
74
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
84
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
86
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
87
Doors and Locks
92
Door Locks
92
Power Door Locks
94
Delayed Locking
94
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
95
Rear Door Security Locks
95
Lockout Protection
96
Trunk
96
Windows
98
Power Windows
99
Sun Visors
100
Theft-Deterrent Systems
100
Content Theft-Deterrent
100
PASS-Key® III
102
PASS-Key® III Operation
103
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
105
New Vehicle Break-In
105
Ignition Positions
105
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
106
Starting the Engine
107
Engine Coolant Heater
108
Active Fuel Management™
109
Automatic Transaxle Operation
110
Parking Brake
115
Shifting Into Park (P)
116
Shifting Out of Park (P)
117
Parking Over Things That Burn
118
Engine Exhaust
119
Running the Engine While Parked
120
Mirrors
121
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
121
Outside Power Mirrors
121
Outside Convex Mirror
122
OnStar® System
122
Storage Areas
126
Glove Box
126
Cupholder(s)
126
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
127
Front Seat Storage Net
127
Center Console Storage Area
127
Assist Handles
127
Convenience Net
127
Sunroof
128
Instrument Panel
129
Instrument Panel Overview
132
Hazard Warning Flashers
134
Other Warning Devices
134
Horn
134
Tilt Wheel
135
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
135
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
136
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
137
Flash-to-Pass
137
Windshield Wiper Lever
138
Cruise Control
140
Exterior Lamps
144
Headlamps on Reminder
145
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
145
Fog Lamps
146
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
146
Interior Lamps
146
Instrument Panel Brightness
147
Courtesy Lamps
147
Dome Lamp
147
Entry Lighting
148
Delayed Entry Lighting
148
Delayed Exit Lighting
149
Front Reading Lamps
149
Overhead Console Reading Lamps
149
Rear Assist Handle Reading Lamps
149
Electric Power Management
150
Battery Run-Down Protection
151
Head-Up Display (HUD)
151
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
156
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
157
Climate Controls
157
Climate Control System
157
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
162
Outlet Adjustment
166
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
166
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
168
Instrument Panel Cluster
169
Speedometer and Odometer
170
Tachometer
171
Safety Belt Reminder Light
171
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
172
Airbag Readiness Light
172
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
173
Up-Shift Light
175
Brake System Warning Light
176
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
177
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
178
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
178
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
180
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
180
Oil Pressure Light
184
Fog Lamp Light
185
Cruise Control Light
185
Highbeam On Light
185
Fuel Gage
185
Driver Information Center (DIC)
186
DIC Controls and Displays (Base Level DIC)
186
DIC Controls and Displays (Uplevel DIC with Trip Computer)
190
DIC Compass (Uplevel DIC)
198
DIC Warnings and Messages
200
DIC Vehicle Customization
226
Audio System(s)
233
Setting the Time
234
Radio with CD (Base Level)
235
Radio with CD (MP3)
245
Radio with Six-Disc CD
255
Using an MP3
269
XM Radio Messages
275
Theft-Deterrent Feature
277
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
277
Radio Reception
278
Care of Your CDs
279
Care of the CD Player
279
Backglass Antenna
280
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
281
Chime Level Adjustment
281
Driving Your Vehicle
283
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
284
Defensive Driving
284
Drunken Driving
285
Control of a Vehicle
288
Braking
288
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
289
Braking in Emergencies
291
Traction Control System (TCS)
292
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
293
StabiliTrak® Plus System
295
Steering
296
Off-Road Recovery
299
Passing
299
Loss of Control
301
Driving at Night
302
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
303
City Driving
306
Freeway Driving
307
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
308
Highway Hypnosis
309
Hill and Mountain Roads
309
Winter Driving
311
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
316
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
316
Loading Your Vehicle
317
Towing
322
Towing Your Vehicle
322
Recreational Vehicle Towing
322
Towing a Trailer
324
Service and Appearance Care
333
Service
336
Accessories and Modifications
336
California Proposition 65 Warning
337
Doing Your Own Service Work
337
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
338
Fuel
338
Gasoline Octane
338
Gasoline Specifications
339
California Fuel
340
Additives
340
Fuels in Foreign Countries
341
Filling the Tank
342
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
344
Checking Things Under the Hood
344
Hood Release
345
Engine Compartment Overview
346
Engine Oil
350
Engine Oil Life System
353
Supercharger Oil
355
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
355
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
357
Engine Coolant
360
Pressure Cap
364
Engine Overheating
364
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
366
Cooling System
366
Power Steering Fluid
376
Windshield Washer Fluid
377
Brakes
378
Battery
381
Jump Starting
382
Headlamp Aiming
388
Bulb Replacement
391
Halogen Bulbs
391
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
391
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Fog Lamps
394
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
395
Back-Up Lamps
397
License Plate Lamp
398
Replacement Bulbs
398
Windshield Replacement
399
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
399
Tires
400
Tire Sidewall Labeling
401
Tire Terminology and Definitions
405
Inflation - Tire Pressure
408
Tire Pressure Monitor System
409
Tire Inspection and Rotation
414
When It Is Time for New Tires
415
Buying New Tires
416
Different Size Tires and Wheels
417
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
418
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
419
Wheel Replacement
419
Tire Chains
421
If a Tire Goes Flat
422
Tire Inflator Kit (GXP)
424
Changing a Flat Tire
435
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
436
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
438
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
445
Compact Spare Tire
447
Appearance Care
448
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
448
Fabric/Carpet
449
Leather
451
Ultra Lux Suede
451
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
452
Care of Safety Belts
452
Weatherstrips
452
Washing Your Vehicle
453
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
453
Finish Care
453
Windshield and Wiper Blades
454
Aluminum Wheels
454
Tires
455
Sheet Metal Damage
455
Finish Damage
456
Underbody Maintenance
456
Chemical Paint Spotting
456
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
457
Vehicle Identification
458
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
458
Service Parts Identification Label
458
Electrical System
459
Add-On Electrical Equipment
459
Headlamp Wiring
459
Windshield Wiper Fuses
459
Power Windows and Other Power Options
459
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
460
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
460
Underhood Fuse Block
462
Capacities and Specifications
466
Maintenance Schedule
469
Maintenance Schedule
470
Introduction
470
Maintenance Requirements
470
Your Vehicle and the Environment
471
Using the Maintenance Schedule
471
Scheduled Maintenance
473
Additional Required Services
476
Maintenance Footnotes
477
Owner Checks and Services
479
At Each Fuel Fill
479
At Least Once a Month
480
At Least Once a Year
480
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
483
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
484
Engine Drive Belt Routing
485
Maintenance Record
487
Customer Assistance Information
491
Customer Assistance and Information
492
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
492
Online Owner Center
495
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
496
Customer Assistance Offices
496
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
497
Roadside Assistance Program
498
Courtesy Transportation
501
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
504
Collision Damage Repair
505
Reporting Safety Defects
510
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
510
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
510
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
510
Service Publications Ordering Information
511
Index
513

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