2009 Saab 9 7x Owner's Manual

2009 Saab 9 7x owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 7x
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.35 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Saab 9-7X BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Front Seats
6
Power Seats
6
Power Lumbar
6
Heated Seats
7
Memory Seat
7
Power Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
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
31
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
32
Older Children
32
Infants and Young Children
35
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 Outside Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
52
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
75
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
76
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
77
Doors and Locks
79
Door Locks
79
Power Door Locks
80
Delayed Locking
80
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
81
Rear Door Security Locks
83
Lockout Protection
83
Liftgate/Liftglass
84
Windows
85
Power Windows
86
Sun Visors
87
Theft-Deterrent Systems
88
Content Theft-Deterrent
88
PASS-Key® III Electronic Immobilizer
89
PASS-Key® III Electronic Immobilizer Operation
90
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
91
New Vehicle Break-In
91
Ignition Positions
92
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
93
Starting the Engine
93
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
94
Engine Coolant Heater
95
Active Fuel Management™
96
Automatic Transmission Operation
96
Parking Brake
99
Shifting Into Park
100
Shifting Out of Park
101
Parking Over Things That Burn
102
Engine Exhaust
102
Running the Vehicle While Parked
103
Mirrors
104
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
104
Compass
104
Outside Power Mirrors
106
Outside Convex Mirror
106
Outside Heated Mirrors
106
OnStar® System
107
Universal Home Remote System
110
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
111
Storage Areas
115
Glove Box
115
Cupholders
115
Overhead Console
116
Center Console Storage
116
Luggage Carrier
116
Rear Floor Storage Cover
117
Cargo Cover
118
Cargo Tie Downs
119
Moonroof
119
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Horn
126
Tilt Wheel
126
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
126
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
127
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
127
Flash-to-Pass
128
Windshield Wipers
128
Windshield Washer
129
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
129
Headlamp Washer
130
Cruise Control
130
Headlamps
133
Headlamps on Reminder
134
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
134
Automatic Headlamp System
134
Fog Lamps
135
Instrument Panel Brightness
136
Dome Lamps
136
Dome Lamp Override
136
Entry Lighting
136
Exit Lighting
137
Reading Lamps
137
Electric Power Management
137
Battery Run-Down Protection
138
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
138
Climate Controls
139
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
139
Outlet Adjustment
143
Rear Climate Control System
143
Climate Controls Personalization
144
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
144
Instrument Panel Cluster
145
Speedometer and Odometer
146
Trip Odometer
146
Tachometer
146
Safety Belt Reminders
147
Airbag Readiness Light
148
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
149
Charging System Light
150
Voltmeter Gage
150
Brake System Warning Light
151
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
152
StabiliTrak® Service Light
152
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
153
Tire Pressure Light
154
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
154
Oil Pressure Gage
157
Security Light
158
Cruise Control Light
158
Reduced Engine Power Light
159
Highbeam On Light
159
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
160
Check Gages Warning Light
160
Gate Ajar Light
160
Fuel Gage
161
Low Fuel Warning Light
161
Check Gas Cap Light
161
Driver Information Center (DIC)
162
DIC Operation and Displays
162
DIC Warnings and Messages
165
DIC Vehicle Customization
171
Audio System(s)
177
Setting the Clock
177
Radio(s)
178
Using an MP3
188
XM Radio Messages
192
Navigation/Radio System
194
Bluetooth®
194
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
204
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
215
Theft-Deterrent Feature
217
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
217
Radio Reception
218
Fixed Mast Antenna
219
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
219
Driving Your Vehicle
221
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
222
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
222
Defensive Driving
222
Drunk Driving
223
Control of a Vehicle
223
Braking
224
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
225
Braking in Emergencies
226
StabiliTrak® System
226
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
230
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
230
Steering
230
Off-Road Recovery
232
Passing
232
Loss of Control
232
Off-Road Driving
233
Driving at Night
234
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
235
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
236
Highway Hypnosis
236
Hill and Mountain Roads
237
Winter Driving
238
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
240
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
241
Loading the Vehicle
241
Towing
247
Towing Your Vehicle
247
Recreational Vehicle Towing
248
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
248
Towing a Trailer
249
Service and Appearance Care
261
Service
263
Accessories and Modifications
263
California Proposition 65 Warning
263
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
263
Doing Your Own Service Work
264
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
265
Fuel
265
Gasoline Octane
265
Gasoline Specifications
265
California Fuel
266
Additives
266
Fuels in Foreign Countries
267
Filling the Tank
268
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
270
Checking Things Under the Hood
270
Hood Release
271
Engine Compartment Overview
272
Engine Oil
278
Engine Oil Life System
282
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
284
Automatic Transmission Fluid
285
Cooling System
289
Engine Coolant
290
Radiator Pressure Cap
294
Engine Overheating
294
Engine Fan Noise
296
Power Steering Fluid
297
Windshield Washer Fluid
298
Brakes
299
Battery
302
Jump Starting
303
All-Wheel Drive
307
Rear Axle
308
Front Axle
309
Headlamp Aiming
310
Bulb Replacement
310
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
310
Halogen Bulbs
311
Headlamps
311
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
313
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
313
License Plate Lamp
315
Replacement Bulbs
315
Windshield Replacement
316
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
316
Tires
319
Tire Sidewall Labeling
320
Tire Terminology and Definitions
322
Inflation - Tire Pressure
325
High-Speed Operation
326
Tire Pressure Monitor System
327
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
329
Tire Inspection and Rotation
332
When It Is Time for New Tires
333
Buying New Tires
334
Different Size Tires and Wheels
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
336
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
338
Wheel Replacement
339
Tire Chains
340
If a Tire Goes Flat
341
Changing a Flat Tire
342
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
343
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
346
Secondary Latch System
351
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
354
Spare Tire
357
Appearance Care
357
Interior Cleaning
357
Fabric/Carpet
359
Leather
359
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
360
Care of Safety Belts
360
Weatherstrips
360
Washing Your Vehicle
361
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
361
Finish Care
362
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
362
Aluminum Wheels
363
Tires
364
Sheet Metal Damage
364
Finish Damage
364
Underbody Maintenance
364
Chemical Paint Spotting
364
Vehicle Identification
365
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
365
Service Parts Identification Label
365
Electrical System
366
Add-On Electrical Equipment
366
Headlamps
366
Windshield Wiper Fuses
366
Power Windows and Other Power Options
366
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
367
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
367
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
370
Capacities and Specifications
373
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Maintenance Requirements
376
Your Vehicle and the Environment
376
Using the Maintenance Schedule
376
Scheduled Maintenance
378
Additional Required Services
380
Maintenance Footnotes
381
Owner Checks and Services
382
At Each Fuel Fill
383
At Least Once a Month
383
At Least Once a Year
384
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
386
Maintenance Replacement Parts
388
Engine Drive Belt Routing
389
Maintenance Record
390
Customer Assistance Information
393
Customer Assistance and Information
394
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
394
Online Owner Center
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Customer Assistance Offices
398
Roadside Assistance Program
398
Scheduling Service Appointments
400
Courtesy Transportation
401
Collision Damage Repair
402
Reporting Safety Defects
405
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
405
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to Saab
406
Service Publications Ordering Information
406
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
407
Event Data Recorders
408
OnStar®
409
Navigation System
409
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
409
Index
411

FAQ about the 2009 Saab 9 7x Manual

What contains the 2009 9 7x manual?

The Saab 9 7x owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saab to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saab 9 7x. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Saab 9 7x 2009 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Saab 9 7x
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saab 9 7x owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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Is the manual for the Saab 9 7x year 2009 free?

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The Saab 9 7x (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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