2009 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2009 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.54 MB

Table of Contents

2009 GMC Envoy and Envoy Denali BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Power Seats
7
Manual Lumbar
7
Power Lumbar
8
Heated Seats
8
Memory Seat
9
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
14
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
Safety Belts
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Lap-Shoulder Belt
31
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
35
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
36
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
53
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
55
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
56
Airbag System
59
Where Are the Airbags?
62
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
64
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
66
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
68
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
73
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
84
Delayed Locking
84
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
85
Rear Door Security Locks
87
Lockout Protection
87
Liftgate/Liftglass
88
Windows
89
Power Windows
90
Sun Visors
91
Theft-Deterrent Systems
92
Content Theft-Deterrent
92
Passlock® (U.S. Only)
93
Electronic Immobilizer
94
Electronic Immobilizer Operation (Canada Only)
94
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
96
New Vehicle Break-In
96
Ignition Positions
97
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
98
Starting the Engine
98
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
99
Engine Coolant Heater
100
Active Fuel Management™
101
Automatic Transmission Operation
101
Four-Wheel Drive
104
Parking Brake
109
Shifting Into Park
110
Shifting Out of Park
112
Parking Over Things That Burn
112
Engine Exhaust
113
Running the Vehicle While Parked
114
Mirrors
115
Manual Rearview Mirror
115
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
115
Compass
116
Outside Manual Mirrors
117
Outside Power Mirrors
118
Outside Convex Mirror
118
Outside Heated Mirrors
118
OnStar® System
119
Universal Home Remote System
122
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
123
Storage Areas
127
Glove Box
127
Overhead Console
127
Center Console Storage
128
Luggage Carrier
128
Rear Floor Storage Cover
129
Convenience Net
130
Cargo Cover
130
Cargo Tie Downs
131
Sunroof
131
Instrument Panel
133
Instrument Panel Overview
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
138
Horn
138
Tilt Wheel
138
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
139
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
139
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
140
Flash-to-Pass
140
Windshield Wipers
140
Windshield Washer
141
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
141
Headlamp Washer
142
Cruise Control
142
Headlamps
145
Headlamps on Reminder
146
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
146
Automatic Headlamp System
146
Fog Lamps
147
Instrument Panel Brightness
148
Dome Lamps
148
Dome Lamp Override
148
Entry Lighting
148
Exit Lighting
149
Reading Lamps
149
Electric Power Management
149
Battery Run-Down Protection
150
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
150
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
151
Climate Controls
151
Dual Climate Control System
151
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
154
Outlet Adjustment
158
Rear Climate Control System
158
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
159
Instrument Panel Cluster
160
Speedometer and Odometer
161
Trip Odometer
161
Tachometer
161
Safety Belt Reminders
162
Airbag Readiness Light
163
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
164
Charging System Light
165
Voltmeter Gage
166
Brake System Warning Light
167
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
168
StabiliTrak® Service Light
168
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
169
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
169
Tire Pressure Light
170
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
170
Oil Pressure Gage
174
Change Engine Oil Light
175
Security Light
175
Cruise Control Light
175
Reduced Engine Power Light
176
Highbeam On Light
176
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
176
Check Gages Warning Light
177
Gate Ajar Light
177
Fuel Gage
178
Low Fuel Warning Light
179
Check Gas Cap Light
179
Driver Information Center (DIC)
179
DIC Operation and Displays
180
DIC Warnings and Messages
183
DIC Vehicle Customization
188
Audio System(s)
194
Setting the Clock
195
Radio(s)
196
Using an MP3
212
XM Radio Messages
216
Navigation/Radio System
218
Bluetooth®
218
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
228
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
241
Theft-Deterrent Feature
242
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
242
Radio Reception
243
Fixed Mast Antenna
244
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
244
Chime Level Adjustment
244
Driving Your Vehicle
245
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
246
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
246
Defensive Driving
246
Drunk Driving
247
Control of a Vehicle
247
Braking
248
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
249
Braking in Emergencies
250
StabiliTrak® System
250
Locking Rear Axle
254
Steering
254
Off-Road Recovery
256
Passing
256
Loss of Control
256
Off-Road Driving
257
Driving at Night
269
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
269
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
270
Highway Hypnosis
270
Hill and Mountain Roads
271
Winter Driving
272
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
274
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
275
Loading the Vehicle
275
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
282
Towing
282
Towing Your Vehicle
282
Recreational Vehicle Towing
282
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
289
Towing a Trailer
290
Service and Appearance Care
303
Service
305
Accessories and Modifications
305
California Proposition 65 Warning
306
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
306
Doing Your Own Service Work
306
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
307
Fuel
307
Gasoline Octane
307
Gasoline Specifications
308
California Fuel
308
Additives
308
Fuels in Foreign Countries
309
Filling the Tank
310
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
312
Checking Things Under the Hood
312
Hood Release
313
Engine Compartment Overview
314
Engine Oil
317
Engine Oil Life System
320
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
322
Automatic Transmission Fluid
323
Cooling System
326
Engine Coolant
327
Engine Overheating
332
Engine Fan Noise
334
Power Steering Fluid
335
Windshield Washer Fluid
336
Brakes
337
Battery
340
Jump Starting
341
Rear Axle
345
Four-Wheel Drive
346
Front Axle
346
Headlamp Aiming
347
Bulb Replacement
348
Halogen Bulbs
348
Headlamps
348
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
349
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
349
Back-Up Lamps
350
License Plate Lamp
351
Replacement Bulbs
351
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
352
Tires
355
Tire Sidewall Labeling
356
Tire Terminology and Definitions
359
Inflation - Tire Pressure
362
High-Speed Operation
364
Tire Pressure Monitor System
365
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
366
Tire Inspection and Rotation
370
When It Is Time for New Tires
371
Buying New Tires
372
Different Size Tires and Wheels
374
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
374
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
376
Wheel Replacement
376
Tire Chains
378
If a Tire Goes Flat
378
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
379
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
389
Changing a Flat Tire
390
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
391
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
394
Secondary Latch System
399
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
402
Spare Tire
404
Appearance Care
405
Interior Cleaning
405
Fabric/Carpet
406
Leather
407
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
408
Care of Safety Belts
408
Weatherstrips
408
Washing Your Vehicle
409
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
409
Finish Care
410
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
410
Aluminum Wheels
411
Tires
411
Sheet Metal Damage
411
Finish Damage
412
Underbody Maintenance
412
Chemical Paint Spotting
412
Vehicle Identification
413
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
413
Service Parts Identification Label
413
Electrical System
414
Add-On Electrical Equipment
414
Headlamps
414
Windshield Wiper Fuses
414
Power Windows and Other Power Options
414
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
415
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
415
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
418
Capacities and Specifications
422
Maintenance Schedule
425
Maintenance Schedule
426
Introduction
426
Maintenance Requirements
426
Your Vehicle and the Environment
426
Using the Maintenance Schedule
426
Scheduled Maintenance
428
Additional Required Services
430
Maintenance Footnotes
431
Owner Checks and Services
432
At Each Fuel Fill
433
At Least Once a Month
433
At Least Once a Year
434
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
436
Maintenance Replacement Parts
438
Engine Drive Belt Routing
439
Maintenance Record
440
Customer Assistance Information
443
Customer Assistance and Information
444
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
444
Online Owner Center
447
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
448
Customer Assistance Offices
448
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
449
Roadside Assistance Program
449
Scheduling Service Appointments
452
Courtesy Transportation
452
Collision Damage Repair
453
Reporting Safety Defects
456
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
456
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
457
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
457
Service Publications Ordering Information
457
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
458
Event Data Recorders
459
OnStar®
460
Navigation System
460
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
460
Index
461

FAQ about the 2009 GMC Envoy Manual

What contains the 2009 Envoy manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2009 GMC Envoy Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the GMC Envoy year 2009 free?

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The GMC Envoy (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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