2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid Owner's Manual

2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue Hybrid
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.3 MB

Table of Contents

2008 Saturn VUE Green Line Hybrid BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
5
Head Restraints
6
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Seat Height Adjuster
9
Power Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Manual Reclining Seatbacks
11
Passenger Folding Seatback
13
Rear Seats
14
Split Folding Rear Seat
14
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Lap-Shoulder Belt
29
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
43
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
51
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
53
Airbag System
57
Where Are the Airbags?
60
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
65
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
67
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Restraint System Check
74
Checking the Restraint Systems
74
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
75
Features and Controls
77
Keys
79
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
80
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
81
Doors and Locks
83
Door Locks
83
Power Door Locks
83
Delayed Locking
83
Rear Door Security Locks
84
Lockout Protection
84
Liftgate
85
Windows
86
Power Windows
87
Sun Visors
88
Theft-Deterrent Systems
89
Content Theft-Deterrent
89
Electronic Immobilizer
90
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
91
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
92
New Vehicle Break-In
92
Ignition Positions
93
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
94
Starting the Engine (Automatic Engine Start/Stop)
94
Engine Coolant Heater
98
Automatic Transmission Operation
99
Parking Brake
102
Regenerative Braking
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
Manual Rearview Mirror
107
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
107
Outside Power Mirrors
108
Outside Convex Mirror
108
Outside Heated Mirrors
108
OnStar® System
109
Universal Home Remote System
112
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
113
Storage Areas
117
Glove Box
117
Cupholders
118
Instrument Panel Storage
118
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
118
Center Console Storage
118
Rear Seat Armrest
119
Convenience Net
119
Cargo Cover
119
Cargo Tie Downs
119
Cargo Management System
120
Sunroof
120
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Horn
126
Tilt Wheel
126
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
127
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
127
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
128
Flash-to-Pass
128
Windshield Wipers
128
Rainsense™ II Wipers
129
Windshield Washer
130
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
131
Cruise Control
131
Exterior Lamps
134
Wiper Activated Headlamps
134
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
135
Automatic Headlamp System
135
Instrument Panel Brightness
136
Dome Lamp
136
Entry Lighting
136
Reading Lamps
137
Battery Run-Down Protection
137
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
137
Climate Controls
138
Automatic Climate Control System
138
Outlet Adjustment
143
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
143
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
145
Instrument Panel Cluster
146
Speedometer and Odometer
147
Trip Odometer
147
Tachometer
147
Safety Belt Reminders
148
Airbag Readiness Light
149
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
150
Charging System Light
152
Brake System Warning Light
152
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
153
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
154
Electronic Stability Program Indicator Light
154
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
155
Tire Pressure Light
155
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
156
Oil Pressure Light
158
Change Engine Oil Light
159
Security Light
160
Cruise Control Light
160
Highbeam On Light
160
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
160
Fuel Gage
161
Low Fuel Warning Light
162
Auto Stop Mode
162
Charge/Assist Gage
163
Fuel Economy Light
163
Driver Information Center (DIC)
164
DIC Operation and Displays
164
DIC Compass
168
DIC Warnings and Messages
170
Audio System(s)
179
Setting the Clock
180
Radio(s)
182
Using an MP3
190
XM Radio Messages
195
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
196
Radio Reception
196
Fixed Mast Antenna
197
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
197
Driving Your Vehicle
199
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
200
Driving Your Vehicle
200
Driver Behavior
200
Driving Environment
200
Vehicle Design
201
Defensive Driving
201
Drunk Driving
202
Control of a Vehicle
203
Braking
203
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
204
Braking in Emergencies
204
Traction Control System (TCS)
205
Electronic Stability Program
206
Steering
207
Off-Road Recovery
210
Passing
210
Loss of Control
210
Driving at Night
212
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
212
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
214
Highway Hypnosis
214
Hill and Mountain Roads
214
Winter Driving
215
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
219
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
220
Loading Your Vehicle
220
Towing
226
Towing Your Vehicle
226
Recreational Vehicle Towing
226
Towing a Trailer
229
Service and Appearance Care
239
Service
241
Accessories and Modifications
241
California Proposition 65 Warning
242
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
242
Doing Your Own Service Work
242
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
243
Fuel
243
Gasoline Octane
244
Gasoline Specifications
244
California Fuel
244
Additives
245
Fuels in Foreign Countries
245
Filling the Tank
246
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
248
Checking Things Under the Hood
248
Hood Release
249
Engine Compartment Overview
250
Engine Oil
251
Engine Oil Life System
254
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
256
Automatic Transmission Fluid
258
Engine Coolant
258
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
261
Engine Overheating
261
Cooling System
263
Windshield Washer Fluid
267
Brakes
268
Battery
271
Jump Starting
272
Headlamp Aiming
277
Bulb Replacement
279
Halogen Bulbs
279
Headlamps
280
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
281
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
282
License Plate Lamp
283
Replacement Bulbs
283
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
284
Tires
285
Tire Sidewall Labeling
286
Tire Terminology and Definitions
288
Inflation - Tire Pressure
290
Tire Pressure Monitor System
292
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
293
Tire Inspection and Rotation
296
When It Is Time for New Tires
297
Buying New Tires
298
Different Size Tires and Wheels
300
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
300
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
302
Wheel Replacement
302
Tire Chains
304
If a Tire Goes Flat
305
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
306
Appearance Care
317
Interior Cleaning
317
Fabric/Carpet
318
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
319
Care of Safety Belts
319
Weatherstrips
320
Washing Your Vehicle
320
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
320
Finish Care
321
Windshield and Wiper Blades
322
Aluminum Wheels
322
Tires
323
Sheet Metal Damage
323
Finish Damage
323
Underbody Maintenance
324
Chemical Paint Spotting
324
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
324
Vehicle Identification
325
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
325
Service Parts Identification Label
326
Electrical System
326
Intermediate Voltage Devices and Wiring
326
Add-On Electrical Equipment
327
Windshield Wiper Fuses
327
Power Windows and Other Power Options
327
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
328
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
328
Underhood Fuse Block
331
Capacities and Specifications
336
Maintenance Schedule
337
Maintenance Schedule
338
Introduction
338
Maintenance Requirements
338
Your Vehicle and the Environment
338
Using the Maintenance Schedule
338
Scheduled Maintenance
340
Additional Required Services
342
Maintenance Footnotes
343
Owner Checks and Services
344
At Each Fuel Fill
344
At Least Once a Month
345
At Least Once a Year
345
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
348
Maintenance Replacement Parts
349
Engine Drive Belt Routing
350
Maintenance Record
350
Customer Assistance Information
355
Customer Assistance and Information
356
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
356
Online Owner Center
358
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
358
Customer Assistance Offices
359
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
359
Roadside Assistance Program
360
Scheduling Service Appointments
362
Courtesy Transportation
362
Collision Damage Repair
364
Reporting Safety Defects
367
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
367
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
367
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
367
Service Publications Ordering Information
368
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
369
Event Data Recorders
369
OnStar®
370
Navigation System
370
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
370
Index
371

FAQ about the 2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid Manual

What contains the 2008 Vue Hybrid manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Vue Hybrid, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue Hybrid 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 Vue Hybrid (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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