2007 Pontiac Torrent Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.71 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Pontiac Torrent BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Power Seat
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Manual Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
14
Passenger Folding Seatback
15
Rear Seats
17
Split Folding Rear Seat
17
Safety Belts
19
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
19
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
34
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
35
Right Front Passenger Position
35
Rear Seat Passengers
36
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
39
Safety Belt Pretensioners
42
Safety Belt Extender
42
Child Restraints
43
Older Children
43
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
49
Where to Put the Restraint
54
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Airbag System
72
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
80
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
80
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
81
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Restraint System Check
90
Checking the Restraint Systems
90
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
91
Features and Controls
93
Keys
95
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
96
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
97
Doors and Locks
104
Door Locks
104
Power Door Locks
105
Delayed Locking
105
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
105
Rear Door Security Locks
106
Lockout Protection
106
Liftgate
107
Windows
109
Power Windows
110
Sun Visors
110
Theft-Deterrent Systems
111
Content Theft-Deterrent
111
112
Operation
113
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
114
New Vehicle Break-In
114
Ignition Positions
115
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
116
Starting the Engine
116
Engine Coolant Heater
118
Automatic Transaxle Operation
119
Parking Brake
122
Shifting Into Park (P)
123
Shifting Out of Park (P)
125
Parking Over Things That Burn
126
Engine Exhaust
127
Running the Engine While Parked
128
Mirrors
129
Manual Rearview Mirror
129
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
131
Outside Power Mirrors
132
Outside Convex Mirrors
133
OnStar® System
133
Storage Areas
137
Glove Box
137
Cupholder(s)
137
Center Console Storage Area
138
Luggage Carrier
138
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
140
Rear Seat Armrest
141
Table
142
Convenience Net
143
Sunroof
143
Instrument Panel
145
Instrument Panel Overview
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
150
Other Warning Devices
150
Horn
150
Tilt Wheel
151
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
152
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
152
Flash-to-Pass
153
Windshield Wipers
153
Windshield Washer
154
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
155
Cruise Control
155
Headlamps
159
Headlamps on Reminder
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
160
Automatic Headlamp System
160
Fog Lamps
161
Instrument Panel Brightness
161
Dome Lamp
162
Entry Lighting
162
Map Lamps
162
Cargo Lamp
162
Electric Power Management
163
Battery Run-Down Protection
164
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
164
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
165
Climate Controls
166
Climate Control System
166
Outlet Adjustment
170
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
170
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
172
Instrument Panel Cluster
173
Speedometer and Odometer
174
Trip Odometer
174
Tachometer
174
Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Airbag Readiness Light
176
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
177
Battery Warning Light
179
Brake System Warning Light
180
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
181
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
182
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
182
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
183
Tire Pressure Light
183
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
184
Oil Pressure Light
187
Change Engine Oil Light
188
Security Light
189
Fog Lamp Light
189
Cruise Control Light
189
Reduced Engine Power Light
190
Highbeam On Light
190
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
191
All-Wheel Drive Disabled Light
191
Gate Ajar Light
192
Door Ajar Light
192
Service Vehicle Soon Light
192
Fuel Gage
192
Low Fuel Warning Light
193
Driver Information Center (DIC)
194
DIC Operation and Displays
195
DIC Warnings and Messages
200
DIC Vehicle Personalization
210
Audio System(s)
218
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
220
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
220
Radio with CD (Base)
222
Radio with CD (MP3)
228
Radio with CD and DVD
239
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD or Six-Disc CD Player)
257
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
264
XM Radio Messages
272
Navigation/Radio System
274
Rear Seat Entertainment System
274
Theft-Deterrent Feature
285
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
285
Radio Reception
287
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
288
Care of the CD and DVD Player
288
Multi-Band Antenna
288
Driving Your Vehicle
289
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
290
Defensive Driving
290
Drunken Driving
291
Control of a Vehicle
294
Braking
294
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
295
Braking in Emergencies
297
Traction Control System (TCS)
297
StabiliTrak® System
298
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
299
Steering
300
Off-Road Recovery
303
Passing
303
Loss of Control
305
Driving at Night
306
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
308
City Driving
311
Freeway Driving
312
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
313
Highway Hypnosis
314
Hill and Mountain Roads
314
Winter Driving
316
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
320
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
321
Loading Your Vehicle
321
Towing
326
Towing Your Vehicle
326
Recreational Vehicle Towing
326
Towing a Trailer
328
Service and Appearance Care
337
Service
339
Accessories and Modifications
339
California Proposition 65 Warning
340
Doing Your Own Service Work
340
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
341
Fuel
341
Gasoline Octane
341
Gasoline Specifications
341
California Fuel
342
Additives
342
Fuels in Foreign Countries
343
Filling the Tank
343
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
345
Checking Things Under the Hood
346
Hood Release
347
Engine Compartment Overview
348
Engine Oil
349
Engine Oil Life System
352
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
354
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
357
Engine Coolant
357
Engine Overheating
360
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
362
Cooling System
362
Windshield Washer Fluid
368
Brakes
369
Battery
372
Jump Starting
373
All-Wheel Drive
378
Bulb Replacement
380
Halogen Bulbs
380
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
381
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
382
License Plate Lamp
383
Replacement Bulbs
384
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
384
Tires
386
Tire Sidewall Labeling
387
Tire Terminology and Definitions
390
Inflation - Tire Pressure
393
Tire Pressure Monitor System
395
Tire Inspection and Rotation
399
When It Is Time for New Tires
401
Buying New Tires
401
Different Size Tires and Wheels
403
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
403
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
405
Wheel Replacement
405
Tire Chains
406
If a Tire Goes Flat
407
Changing a Flat Tire
408
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
409
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
411
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
418
Compact Spare Tire
420
Appearance Care
420
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
420
Fabric/Carpet
422
Leather
423
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
424
Care of Safety Belts
424
Weatherstrips
425
Washing Your Vehicle
425
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
425
Finish Care
425
Windshield and Wiper Blades
426
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
426
Tires
427
Sheet Metal Damage
427
Finish Damage
428
Underbody Maintenance
428
Chemical Paint Spotting
428
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
429
Vehicle Identification
430
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
430
Service Parts Identification Label
430
Electrical System
431
Add-On Electrical Equipment
431
Windshield Wiper Fuses
431
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
431
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
432
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
434
Capacities and Specifications
436
Maintenance Schedule
437
Maintenance Schedule
438
Introduction
438
Maintenance Requirements
438
Your Vehicle and the Environment
438
Using the Maintenance Schedule
439
Scheduled Maintenance
440
Additional Required Services
443
Maintenance Footnotes
444
Owner Checks and Services
445
At Each Fuel Fill
446
At Least Once a Month
446
At Least Once a Year
447
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
449
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
450
Engine Drive Belt Routing
451
Maintenance Record
452
Customer Assistance Information
455
Customer Assistance and Information
456
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
456
Online Owner Center
459
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
460
Customer Assistance Offices
460
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
461
Roadside Assistance Program
462
Courtesy Transportation
465
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
468
Collision Damage Repair
469
Reporting Safety Defects
473
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
473
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
473
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
474
Service Publications Ordering Information
474
Index
477

FAQ about the 2007 Pontiac Torrent Manual

What contains the 2007 Torrent manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Pontiac Torrent
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2007 Pontiac Torrent Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Pontiac Torrent year 2007 free?

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The Pontiac Torrent (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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