2009 GMC Acadia Owner's Manual

2009 GMC Acadia owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
GMC
Model:
Acadia
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
3.53 MB

Table of Contents

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1
Manual Seats
7
Seat Height Adjuster
7
Power Seats
8
Manual Lumbar
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Heated and Cooled Seats
10
Memory Seat and Mirrors
10
Rear Seat Operation
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
23
Lap-Shoulder Belt
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
33
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
40
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
42
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
49
Airbag System
54
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
57
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
59
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
59
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
60
Passenger Sensing System
61
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Checking the Restraint Systems
67
Keys
70
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
71
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
72
Door Locks
76
Power Door Locks
76
Delayed Locking
76
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
77
Rear Door Security Locks
77
Lockout Protection
77
Liftgate
78
Windows
82
Power Windows
82
Theft-Deterrent Systems
84
Content Theft-Deterrent
84
Electronic Immobilizer
85
New Vehicle Break-In
88
Ignition Positions
88
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
89
Starting the Engine
90
Engine Coolant Heater
91
Automatic Transmission Operation
92
Tow/Haul Mode
94
Parking Brake
95
Shifting Into Park
96
Shifting Out of Park
97
Parking Over Things That Burn
97
Engine Exhaust
98
Manual Rearview Mirror
99
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
99
Outside Power Mirrors
100
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
101
Park Tilt Mirrors
102
Outside Convex Mirror
102
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
102
Universal Home Remote System
113
Glove Box
117
Cupholders
117
Instrument Panel Storage
117
Center Console Storage
118
Second Row Center Console
118
Floor Mats
119
Luggage Carrier
119
Rear Seat Armrest
120
Convenience Net
120
Cargo Cover
120
Cargo Tie Downs
120
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
127
Horn
127
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
128
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
128
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
128
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
129
Flash-to-Pass
129
Windshield Wipers
129
Windshield Washer
130
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
131
Cruise Control
131
Exterior Lamps
133
Delayed Headlamps
134
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
134
Fog Lamps
135
Instrument Panel Brightness
135
Courtesy Lamps
135
Dome Lamps
136
Dome Lamp Override
136
Entry Lighting
136
Delayed Entry Lighting
136
Delayed Exit Lighting
137
Parade Dimming
137
Reading Lamps
137
Electric Power Management
137
Battery Run-Down Protection
138
Head-Up Display (HUD)
138
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
142
Climate Control System
144
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
147
Outlet Adjustment
152
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
153
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
155
Instrument Panel Cluster
156
Speedometer and Odometer
157
Tachometer
157
Safety Belt Reminders
157
Airbag Readiness Light
158
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
158
Charging System Light
159
Voltmeter Gage
160
Brake System Warning Light
160
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
161
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
162
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
162
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
163
Tire Pressure Light
163
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
164
Oil Pressure Light
166
Security Light
167
Fog Lamp Light
167
Cruise Control Light
167
Highbeam On Light
168
Tow/Haul Mode Light
168
Driver Information Center (DIC)
169
DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
169
DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
175
DIC Compass
178
DIC Warnings and Messages
180
Audio System(s)
198
Setting the Clock
198
Radio(s)
199
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD)
216
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
221
XM Radio Messages
226
Navigation/Radio System
227
Bluetooth®
227
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
238
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
247
Rear Audio Controller (RAC)
249
Theft-Deterrent Feature
249
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
250
Radio Reception
250
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
253
Defensive Driving
254
Drunk Driving
254
Control of a Vehicle
255
Braking
255
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
256
Braking in Emergencies
257
StabiliTrak® System
257
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
259
Steering
260
Off-Road Recovery
261
Passing
261
Loss of Control
262
Driving at Night
263
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
263
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
264
Highway Hypnosis
264
Hill and Mountain Roads
265
Winter Driving
265
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
267
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
268
Towing Your Vehicle
272
Recreational Vehicle Towing
273
Service
289
Accessories and Modifications
289
California Proposition 65 Warning
290
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
290
Doing Your Own Service Work
290
Fuel
291
Gasoline Octane
291
Gasoline Specifications
291
California Fuel
292
Additives
292
Fuels in Foreign Countries
293
Filling the Tank
294
Checking Things Under the Hood
296
Hood Release
297
Engine Compartment Overview
298
Engine Oil
299
Engine Oil Life System
301
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid
304
Cooling System
305
Engine Coolant
305
Engine Overheating
310
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
311
Power Steering Fluid
312
Windshield Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Battery
316
Bulb Replacement
321
Halogen Bulbs
321
License Plate Lamp
322
Tires
323
Tire Sidewall Labeling
324
Tire Terminology and Definitions
326
Inflation - Tire Pressure
329
Tire Pressure Monitor System
330
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
332
Tire Inspection and Rotation
336
When It Is Time for New Tires
337
Buying New Tires
338
Different Size Tires and Wheels
339
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
340
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
341
Wheel Replacement
341
Tire Chains
342
If a Tire Goes Flat
343
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
344
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
352
Changing a Flat Tire
352
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
353
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
356
Secondary Latch System
360
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
362
Interior Cleaning
366
Fabric/Carpet
367
Leather
368
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
368
Care of Safety Belts
368
Weatherstrips
369
Washing Your Vehicle
369
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
369
Finish Care
370
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
370
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
371
Tires
371
Sheet Metal Damage
372
Finish Damage
372
Underbody Maintenance
372
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
373
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
373
Add-On Electrical Equipment
374
Windshield Wiper Fuses
374
Power Windows and Other Power Options
374
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
374
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
374
Introduction
381
Maintenance Requirements
381
Your Vehicle and the Environment
381
Using the Maintenance Schedule
382
Scheduled Maintenance
383
Additional Required Services
386
Maintenance Footnotes
387
Owner Checks and Services
389
At Each Fuel Fill
389
At Least Once a Month
389
At Least Once a Year
390
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
392
Maintenance Replacement Parts
394
Engine Drive Belt Routing
395
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
399
Online Owner Center
401
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
402
Customer Assistance Offices
403
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
403
Roadside Assistance Program
404
Scheduling Service Appointments
406
Courtesy Transportation
407
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
412
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
412
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
412
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
414
Event Data Recorders
414
OnStar®
415
Navigation System
415
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
415
Navigation System Overview
434
Getting Started
436
Using the Navigation System
446
Maps
448
Symbols
451
Destination
457
Configure Menu
471
Global Positioning System (GPS)
482
Vehicle Positioning
483
Problems with Route Guidance
484
If the System Needs Service
484
Ordering Map DVDs
485
CD Player
496
DVD Player
502
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
507
Voice Recognition
510
Index
513

FAQ about the 2009 GMC Acadia Manual

What contains the 2009 Acadia manual?

The GMC Acadia owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Acadia. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Acadia 2009 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your GMC Acadia, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2009 GMC Acadia Owners Manual?

The GMC Acadia owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Acadia year 2009 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2009 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Acadia (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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