2009 Pontiac G5 Owner's Manual

2009 Pontiac G5 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Pontiac
Model:
G5
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.22 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Pontiac G5 BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Seat Height Adjuster
7
Manual Lumbar
7
Heated Seats
8
Reclining Seatbacks
8
Head Restraints
11
Easy Entry Seat (Coupe)
12
Rear Seats
13
Split Folding Rear Seat
13
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
32
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
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 Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Airbag System
56
Where Are the Airbags?
58
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
61
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
62
Passenger Sensing System
63
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
68
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
69
Restraint System Check
70
Checking the Restraint Systems
70
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
71
Features and Controls
73
Keys
74
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
75
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
75
Remote Vehicle Start
78
Doors and Locks
80
Door Locks
80
Power Door Locks
81
Delayed Locking
81
Automatic Door Lock
82
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
82
Rear Door Security Locks (Sedan)
82
Lockout Protection
83
Trunk
84
Windows
86
Manual Windows
87
Power Windows
87
Sun Visors
88
Theft-Deterrent Systems
88
Content Theft-Deterrent
88
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)
95
Starting the Engine
96
Engine Coolant Heater
97
Automatic Transmission Operation
98
Manual Transmission Operation
100
Parking Brake
102
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
103
Shifting Out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
105
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust
106
Running the Vehicle While Parked
107
Mirrors
108
Manual Rearview Mirror
108
Outside Remote Control Mirror
108
Outside Power Mirrors
108
Outside Convex Mirror
109
OnStar® System
109
Storage Areas
113
Glove Box
113
Cupholders
113
Center Console Storage
113
Driver Storage Compartment
113
Convenience Net
113
Sunroof
114
Instrument Panel
115
Instrument Panel Overview
118
Hazard Warning Flashers
120
Horn
120
Tilt Wheel
120
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
121
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
121
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
122
Flash-to-Pass
122
Windshield Wipers
122
Windshield Washer
123
Cruise Control
124
Headlamps
126
Wiper Activated Headlamps
127
Headlamps on Reminder
127
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
127
Fog Lamps
128
Instrument Panel Brightness
128
Dome Lamp
129
Entry/Exit Lighting
129
Mirror Reading Lamps
129
Electric Power Management
129
Battery Run-Down Protection
130
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
130
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
131
Climate Controls
132
Climate Control System
132
Outlet Adjustment
134
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
135
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
136
Instrument Panel Cluster
137
Speedometer and Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Safety Belt Reminders
139
Airbag Readiness Light
140
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
141
Charging System Light
142
Up-Shift Light
142
Brake System Warning Light
143
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
144
Enhanced Traction System (ETS) Indicator/Warning Light
145
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
145
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
146
Tire Pressure Light
147
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
147
Oil Pressure Light (US-Canada)
150
Security Light
151
Fog Lamp Light
151
Highbeam On Light
151
Fuel Gage
152
Driver Information Center (DIC)
153
DIC Operation and Displays
153
DIC Warnings and Messages
156
DIC Vehicle Personalization
161
Audio System(s)
166
Setting the Clock
167
Radio(s)
169
Using an MP3
180
XM Radio Messages
187
Bluetooth®
188
Theft-Deterrent Feature
199
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
199
Radio Reception
200
Fixed Mast Antenna
201
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
201
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
204
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
204
Defensive Driving
204
Drunk Driving
205
Control of a Vehicle
205
Braking
206
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
206
Braking in Emergencies
207
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
208
Traction Control System (TCS)
209
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
212
Steering
214
Off-Road Recovery
215
Passing
216
Loss of Control
216
Driving at Night
217
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
218
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
219
Highway Hypnosis
219
Hill and Mountain Roads
220
Winter Driving
221
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
223
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
224
Loading the Vehicle
224
Towing
230
Towing Your Vehicle
230
Recreational Vehicle Towing
230
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transmission)
233
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transmission)
240
Service and Appearance Care
241
Service
243
Accessories and Modifications
243
California Proposition 65 Warning
244
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
244
Doing Your Own Service Work
244
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
245
Fuel
245
Gasoline Octane
245
Gasoline Specifications
245
California Fuel
246
Additives
246
Fuels in Foreign Countries
247
Filling the Tank
248
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
250
Checking Things Under the Hood
250
Hood Release
251
Engine Compartment Overview
252
Engine Oil
253
Engine Oil Life System
256
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
258
Automatic Transmission Fluid
259
Hydraulic Clutch
259
Cooling System
260
Engine Coolant
264
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
267
Engine Overheating
267
Windshield Washer Fluid
269
Brakes
270
Battery
273
Jump Starting
274
Headlamp Aiming
278
Bulb Replacement
281
Halogen Bulbs
281
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
282
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
283
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps (Coupe)
284
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Sedan)
284
Back-Up Lamps (Coupe)
286
License Plate Lamp
286
Replacement Bulbs
287
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
287
Tires
288
Tire Sidewall Labeling
289
Tire Terminology and Definitions
292
Inflation - Tire Pressure
295
Tire Pressure Monitor System
296
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
298
Tire Inspection and Rotation
303
When It Is Time for New Tires
304
Buying New Tires
305
Different Size Tires and Wheels
307
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
307
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
308
Wheel Replacement
309
Tire Chains
310
If a Tire Goes Flat
311
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
312
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
320
Changing a Flat Tire
320
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
322
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
326
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
330
Compact Spare Tire
333
Appearance Care
334
Interior Cleaning
334
Fabric/Carpet
335
Leather
336
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
336
Care of Safety Belts
337
Weatherstrips
337
Washing Your Vehicle
337
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
338
Finish Care
338
Windshield and Wiper Blades
339
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
340
Tires
340
Sheet Metal Damage
341
Finish Damage
341
Underbody Maintenance
341
Chemical Paint Spotting
341
Vehicle Identification
342
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
342
Service Parts Identification Label
342
Electrical System
342
Add-On Electrical Equipment
342
Headlamp Wiring
343
Windshield Wiper Fuses
343
Power Windows and Other Power Options
343
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
343
Floor Console Fuse Block
344
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
345
Capacities and Specifications
348
Maintenance Schedule
351
Maintenance Schedule
352
Introduction
352
Maintenance Requirements
352
Your Vehicle and the Environment
352
Using the Maintenance Schedule
353
Scheduled Maintenance
354
Additional Required Services
356
Maintenance Footnotes
357
Owner Checks and Services
358
At Each Fuel Fill
358
At Least Once a Month
359
At Least Once a Year
359
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
362
Maintenance Replacement Parts
364
Engine Drive Belt Routing
365
Maintenance Record
366
Customer Assistance Information
369
Customer Assistance and Information
370
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
370
Online Owner Center
373
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
374
Customer Assistance Offices
374
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
375
Roadside Assistance Program
375
Scheduling Service Appointments
378
Courtesy Transportation Program
378
Collision Damage Repair
380
Reporting Safety Defects
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
384
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
384
Service Publications Ordering Information
384
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
385
Event Data Recorders
386
OnStar®
387
Navigation System
387
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
387
Index
389

FAQ about the 2009 Pontiac G5 Manual

What contains the 2009 G5 manual?

The Pontiac G5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Pontiac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Pontiac G5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Pontiac G5 2009 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Pontiac G5, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2009 Pontiac G5 Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Pontiac G5 year 2009 free?

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The Pontiac G5 (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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