2008 Saab 9 7x Owner's Manual

2008 Saab 9 7x owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 7x
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.49 MB

Table of Contents

2008 Saab 9-7X BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
5
Front Seats
6
Power Seats
6
Power Lumbar
6
Heated Seats
7
Memory Seat, Mirrors, and Pedals
7
Power Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Lap-Shoulder Belt
27
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
32
Older Children
32
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
42
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
43
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
53
Airbag System
56
Where Are the Airbags?
59
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
63
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
63
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
64
Passenger Sensing System
65
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Restraint System Check
72
Checking the Restraint Systems
72
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
73
Features and Controls
75
Keys
77
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
78
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
79
Doors and Locks
81
Door Locks
81
Power Door Locks
82
Delayed Locking
82
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
83
Rear Door Security Locks
85
Lockout Protection
85
Liftgate/Liftglass
86
Windows
87
Power Windows
88
Sun Visors
89
Theft-Deterrent Systems
90
Content Theft-Deterrent
90
PASS-Key® III
91
PASS-Key® III Operation
92
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
93
New Vehicle Break-In
93
Ignition Positions
94
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
95
Starting the Engine
96
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
97
Engine Coolant Heater
97
Active Fuel Management™
98
Automatic Transmission Operation
99
Parking Brake
102
Shifting Into PARK (P)
103
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
104
Parking Over Things That Burn
105
Engine Exhaust
105
Running the Vehicle While Parked
106
Mirrors
107
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
107
Outside Power Mirror
109
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
109
Outside Convex Mirror
110
Outside Heated Mirrors
110
OnStar® System
110
Universal Home Remote System
114
Universal Home Remote System
114
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
114
Storage Areas
118
Glove Box
118
Cupholder(s)
119
Overhead Console
119
Center Console Storage
119
Luggage Carrier
120
Rear Floor Storage Lid
121
Cargo Cover
121
Cargo Tie Downs
122
Moonroof
122
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
128
Horn
128
Tilt Wheel
128
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
129
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
129
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
130
Flash-to-Pass
130
Windshield Wipers
131
Windshield Washer
132
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
132
Headlamp Washer
133
Cruise Control
133
Headlamps
136
Headlamps on Reminder
137
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
137
Automatic Headlamp System
138
Fog Lamps
139
Instrument Panel Brightness
139
Dome Lamps
139
Dome Lamp Override
140
Entry Lighting
140
Exit Lighting
140
Reading Lamps
140
Electric Power Management
140
Battery Run-Down Protection
141
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
141
Climate Controls
142
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
142
Outlet Adjustment
146
Rear Climate Control System
146
Climate Controls Personalization
147
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
148
Instrument Panel Cluster
149
Speedometer and Odometer
150
Trip Odometer
150
Tachometer
150
Safety Belt Reminders
151
Airbag Readiness Light
152
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
153
Charging System Light
155
Voltmeter Gage
155
Brake System Warning Light
156
Antilock Brake System Warning Light
157
StabiliTrak® Service Light
158
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
158
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
158
Tire Pressure Light
159
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
160
Oil Pressure Gage
162
Security Light
163
Cruise Control Light
163
Reduced Engine Power Light
164
Highbeam On Light
164
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
164
Check Gages Warning Light
165
Gate Ajar Light
165
Fuel Gage
166
Low Fuel Warning Light
166
Check Gas Cap Light
166
Driver Information Center (DIC)
167
DIC Operation and Displays
167
DIC Warnings and Messages
170
DIC Vehicle Customization
175
Audio System(s)
182
Setting the Clock
182
Radio(s)
183
Using an MP3
193
XM Radio Messages
196
Navigation/Radio System
198
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
199
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
211
Theft-Deterrent Feature
212
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
213
Radio Reception
213
Fixed Mast Antenna
214
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
214
Driving Your Vehicle
215
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
216
Defensive Driving
216
Drunk Driving
216
Control of a Vehicle
217
Braking
217
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
218
Braking in Emergencies
219
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
219
StabiliTrak® System
219
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
224
Steering
224
Off-Road Recovery
226
Passing
226
Loss of Control
226
Off-Road Driving
227
Driving at Night
228
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
228
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
229
Highway Hypnosis
230
Hill and Mountain Roads
230
Winter Driving
231
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
235
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
236
Loading Your Vehicle
236
Towing
242
Towing Your Vehicle
242
Recreational Vehicle Towing
242
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
242
Towing a Trailer
244
Service and Appearance Care
255
Service
257
Accessories and Modifications
257
California Proposition 65 Warning
257
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
257
Doing Your Own Service Work
258
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
258
Fuel
258
Gasoline Octane
259
Gasoline Specifications
259
California Fuel
259
Additives
260
Fuels in Foreign Countries
260
Filling the Tank
261
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
263
Checking Things Under the Hood
264
Hood Release
264
Engine Compartment Overview
266
Engine Oil
272
Engine Oil Life System
276
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
279
Engine Coolant
282
Radiator Pressure Cap
284
Engine Overheating
284
Cooling System
286
Engine Fan Noise
291
Power Steering Fluid
292
Windshield Washer Fluid
293
Brakes
294
Battery
297
Jump Starting
298
All-Wheel Drive
303
Rear Axle
304
Front Axle
305
Headlamp Aiming
306
Bulb Replacement
306
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
306
Halogen Bulbs
307
Headlamps
307
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
308
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
309
License Plate Lamp
310
Replacement Bulbs
311
Windshield Replacement
311
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
311
Tires
314
Tire Sidewall Labeling
316
Tire Terminology and Definitions
318
Inflation - Tire Pressure
321
High-Speed Operation
322
Tire Pressure Monitor System
324
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
325
Tire Inspection and Rotation
329
When It Is Time for New Tires
330
Buying New Tires
331
Different Size Tires and Wheels
333
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
335
Wheel Replacement
335
Tire Chains
336
Accessory Inflator
337
If a Tire Goes Flat
339
Changing a Flat Tire
340
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
341
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
344
Secondary Latch System
348
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
352
Spare Tire
355
Appearance Care
355
Interior Cleaning
355
Fabric/Carpet
357
Leather
357
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
358
Care of Safety Belts
358
Weatherstrips
358
Washing Your Vehicle
359
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
359
Finish Care
360
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
360
Aluminum Wheels
361
Tires
361
Sheet Metal Damage
362
Finish Damage
362
Underbody Maintenance
362
Chemical Paint Spotting
362
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
363
Vehicle Identification
364
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
364
Service Parts Identification Label
364
Electrical System
365
Add-On Electrical Equipment
365
Headlamps
365
Windshield Wiper Fuses
365
Power Windows and Other Power Options
366
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
366
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
366
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
373
Capacities and Specifications
376
Maintenance Schedule
379
Maintenance Schedule
380
Introduction
380
Maintenance Requirements
380
Your Vehicle and the Environment
380
Using the Maintenance Schedule
380
Scheduled Maintenance
381
Additional Required Services
384
Maintenance Footnotes
385
Owner Checks and Services
386
At Each Fuel Fill
387
At Least Once a Month
387
At Least Once a Year
388
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
390
Maintenance Replacement Parts
392
Engine Drive Belt Routing
393
Maintenance Record
394
Customer Assistance Information
397
Customer Assistance and Information
398
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
398
Online Owner Center
399
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
400
Customer Assistance Offices
400
Roadside Assistance Program
400
Scheduling Service Appointments
403
Courtesy Transportation
403
Collision Damage Repair
405
Reporting Safety Defects
408
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
408
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
408
Reporting Safety Defects to Saab
408
Service Publications Ordering Information
409
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
410
Event Data Recorders
410
OnStar®
411
Navigation System
411
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
411
Index
413

FAQ about the 2008 Saab 9 7x Manual

What contains the 2008 9 7x manual?

The Saab 9 7x owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saab to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saab 9 7x. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Saab 9 7x 2008 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Saab 9 7x, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Saab 9 7x

Where to download the 2008 Saab 9 7x Owners Manual?

The Saab 9 7x owner manual for the 2008 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saab 9 7x year 2008 free?

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The Saab 9 7x (2008) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2008 is available in English.

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