2008 Saturn Outlook Owner's Manual

2008 Saturn Outlook owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Outlook
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.56 MB

Table of Contents

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1
Seats and Restraint Systems
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Seat Height Adjuster
7
Power Seats
7
Manual Lumbar
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Memory Seat and Mirrors
10
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Rear Seats
16
Rear Seat Operation
16
Third Row Seats
18
Safety Belts
22
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
22
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
27
Lap-Shoulder Belt
36
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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
52
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
53
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
64
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
70
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Restraint System Check
84
Checking the Restraint Systems
84
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
85
Features and Controls
87
Keys
89
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
90
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
91
Remote Vehicle Start
93
Doors and Locks
96
Door Locks
96
Power Door Locks
97
Delayed Locking
97
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
97
Rear Door Security Locks
98
Lockout Protection
98
Liftgate
99
Power Liftgate
100
Windows
104
Power Windows
105
Sun Visors
107
Theft-Deterrent Systems
107
Content Theft-Deterrent
108
Electronic Immobilizer
109
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
110
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
111
New Vehicle Break-In
111
Ignition Positions
112
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
113
Starting the Engine
113
Engine Coolant Heater
115
Automatic Transmission Operation
116
Tow/Haul Mode
119
Parking Brake
120
Shifting Into Park
121
Shifting Out of Park
122
Parking Over Things That Burn
123
Engine Exhaust
123
Running the Vehicle While Parked
124
Mirrors
125
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
125
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
125
Outside Power Mirrors
127
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
128
Outside Convex Mirror
129
Outside Heated Mirrors
129
Object Detection Systems
130
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
130
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
132
OnStar® System
133
Universal Home Remote System
136
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
137
Storage Areas
141
Glove Box
141
Cupholders
141
Instrument Panel Storage
141
Center Console Storage
142
Second Row Center Console
142
Assist Handles
143
Floor Mats
143
Luggage Carrier
144
Rear Seat Armrest
144
Convenience Net
144
Cargo Cover
145
Cargo Tie Downs
145
Cargo Management System
145
Sunroof
146
Instrument Panel
147
Instrument Panel Overview
150
Hazard Warning Flashers
152
Other Warning Devices
153
Horn
153
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
153
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
154
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
154
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
155
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
155
Flash-to-Pass
156
Windshield Wipers
156
Windshield Washer
156
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
157
Cruise Control
158
Exterior Lamps
161
Delayed Headlamps
162
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
162
Fog Lamps
163
Instrument Panel Brightness
163
Courtesy Lamps
163
Dome Lamps
164
Dome Lamp Override
164
Entry Lighting
164
Delayed Entry Lighting
165
Delayed Exit Lighting
165
Parade Dimming
165
Reading Lamps
166
Electric Power Management
166
Battery Run-Down Protection
167
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
167
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
168
Climate Controls
169
Climate Control System
169
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
172
Outlet Adjustment
180
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
180
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
182
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
183
Instrument Panel Cluster
184
Speedometer and Odometer
185
Tachometer
185
Safety Belt Reminders
185
Airbag Readiness Light
186
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
187
Charging System Light
189
Voltmeter Gage
190
Brake System Warning Light
191
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
192
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
192
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
193
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
193
Tire Pressure Light
194
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
194
Oil Pressure Light
197
Security Light
197
Fog Lamp Light
198
Cruise Control Light
198
Highbeam On Light
198
Tow/Haul Mode Light
198
Fuel Gage
199
Driver Information Center (DIC)
200
DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
200
DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
206
DIC Warnings and Messages
210
DIC Vehicle Customization (With DIC Buttons)
220
Audio System(s)
228
Setting the Clock
230
Radio(s) (MP3)
232
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and Six-Disc CD Player)
250
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
254
XM Radio Messages
260
Navigation/Radio System
261
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
261
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
270
Theft-Deterrent Feature
272
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
272
Radio Reception
273
Multi-Band Antenna
274
Driving Your Vehicle
275
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
276
Defensive Driving
276
Drunk Driving
276
Control of a Vehicle
277
Braking
278
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
279
Braking in Emergencies
280
StabiliTrak® System
280
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
283
Steering
283
Off-Road Recovery
286
Passing
286
Loss of Control
286
Driving at Night
288
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
288
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
290
Highway Hypnosis
290
Hill and Mountain Roads
290
Winter Driving
291
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
295
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
296
Loading the Vehicle
296
Towing
301
Towing Your Vehicle
301
Recreational Vehicle Towing
301
Towing a Trailer
305
Service and Appearance Care
317
Service
319
Accessories and Modifications
319
California Proposition 65 Warning
320
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
320
Doing Your Own Service Work
320
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
321
Fuel
321
Gasoline Octane
321
Gasoline Specifications
322
California Fuel
322
Additives
322
Fuels in Foreign Countries
323
Filling the Tank
324
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Checking Things Under the Hood
327
Hood Release
327
Engine Compartment Overview
328
Engine Oil
329
Engine Oil Life System
332
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
334
Automatic Transmission Fluid
336
Engine Coolant
336
Radiator Pressure Cap
339
Engine Overheating
339
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
341
Cooling System
342
Power Steering Fluid
348
Windshield Washer Fluid
349
Brakes
350
Battery
353
Jump Starting
354
All-Wheel Drive
359
Headlamp Aiming
360
Bulb Replacement
361
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
361
Halogen Bulbs
361
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
362
License Plate Lamp
363
Replacement Bulbs
363
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
364
Tires
365
Tire Sidewall Labeling
366
Tire Terminology and Definitions
369
Inflation - Tire Pressure
372
Tire Pressure Monitor System
374
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
375
Tire Inspection and Rotation
379
When It Is Time for New Tires
380
Buying New Tires
381
Different Size Tires and Wheels
383
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
384
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
386
Wheel Replacement
386
Tire Chains
387
If a Tire Goes Flat
388
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
389
Changing a Flat Tire
400
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
401
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
404
Secondary Latch System
409
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
412
Compact Spare Tire
416
Appearance Care
416
Interior Cleaning
416
Fabric/Carpet
418
Leather
418
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
419
Care of Safety Belts
419
Weatherstrips
419
Washing Your Vehicle
420
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
420
Finish Care
420
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
421
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
422
Tires
422
Sheet Metal Damage
423
Finish Damage
423
Underbody Maintenance
423
Chemical Paint Spotting
423
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
424
Vehicle Identification
425
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
425
Service Parts Identification Label
425
Electrical System
426
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
426
Add-On Electrical Equipment
426
Windshield Wiper Fuses
426
Power Windows and Other Power Options
427
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
427
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
427
Underhood Fuse Block
431
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
438
Scheduled Maintenance
440
Additional Required Services
442
Maintenance Footnotes
443
Owner Checks and Services
444
At Each Fuel Fill
444
At Least Once a Month
445
At Least Once a Year
445
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
447
Maintenance Replacement Parts
449
Engine Drive Belt Routing
450
Maintenance Record
451
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
461
Scheduling Service Appointments
464
Courtesy Transportation
464
Collision Damage Repair
466
Reporting Safety Defects
469
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
469
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
469
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
470
Service Publications Ordering Information
470
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
472
Event Data Recorders
472
OnStar®
473
Navigation System
473
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
473
Index
475

FAQ about the 2008 Saturn Outlook Manual

What contains the 2008 Outlook manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Outlook, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Outlook
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2008 Saturn Outlook Owners Manual?

The Saturn Outlook owner manual for the 2008 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saturn Outlook year 2008 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2008 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Saturn Outlook (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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