2009 Saturn Aura Owner's Manual

2009 Saturn Aura owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Aura
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
2.22 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Saturn AURA BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Power Seats
7
Manual Lumbar
7
Heated Seats
8
Reclining Seatbacks
8
Head Restraints
11
Power Lift Seat
12
Rear Seats
12
Split Folding Rear Seat
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
33
Safety Belt Extender
33
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
54
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
56
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
63
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
69
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Restraint System Check
76
Checking the Restraint Systems
76
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
77
Features and Controls
79
Keys
81
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
82
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
83
Remote Vehicle Start
85
Doors and Locks
88
Door Locks
88
Power Door Locks
88
Door Ajar Reminder
88
Delayed Locking
89
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
89
Rear Door Security Locks
90
Lockout Protection
90
Trunk
91
Windows
93
Power Windows
94
Sun Visors
95
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Content Theft-Deterrent
96
Electronic Immobilizer
97
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
98
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
100
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
101
Starting the Engine
101
Engine Coolant Heater
103
Automatic Transmission Operation (Six Speed Transmission)
104
Parking Brake
107
Shifting Into Park
108
Shifting Out of Park
110
Parking Over Things That Burn
110
Engine Exhaust
111
Running the Vehicle While Parked
112
Mirrors
113
Manual Rearview Mirror
113
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
113
Compass
114
Outside Power Mirrors
115
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
115
Outside Heated Mirrors
115
OnStar® System
116
Universal Home Remote System
119
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
120
Storage Areas
126
Glove Box
126
Cupholders
126
Center Console Storage
127
Garment Hooks
127
Convenience Net
127
Sunroof
127
Instrument Panel
129
Instrument Panel Overview
132
Hazard Warning Flashers
134
Horn
134
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
134
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
135
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
135
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
136
Flash-to-Pass
136
Windshield Wipers
136
Windshield Washer
137
Cruise Control
138
Headlamps
141
Headlamps on Reminder
141
Headlamps Off in Park
141
Delayed Headlamps
142
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
142
Automatic Headlamp System
143
Fog Lamps
143
Instrument Panel Brightness
144
Dome Lamps
144
Entry/Exit Lighting
144
Parade Dimming
144
Reading Lamps
144
Electric Power Management
145
Battery Run-Down Protection
146
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
146
Climate Controls
147
Climate Control System
147
Automatic Climate Control System
151
Outlet Adjustment
154
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
155
Instrument Panel Cluster
156
Speedometer and Odometer
157
Trip Odometer
157
Tachometer
157
Safety Belt Reminders
157
Airbag Readiness Light
158
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
159
Charging System Light
160
Brake System Warning Light
161
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
162
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
162
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
163
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
164
Tire Pressure Light
164
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
165
Oil Pressure Light
168
Security Light
169
Cruise Control Light
169
Highbeam On Light
169
Fuel Gage
170
Driver Information Center (DIC)
171
DIC Operation and Displays
171
DIC Warnings and Messages
173
DIC Vehicle Personalization
178
Audio System(s)
183
Setting the Clock
184
Radio(s)
185
Using an MP3
195
XM Radio Messages
202
Bluetooth®
203
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
214
Theft-Deterrent Feature
217
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
217
Radio Reception
219
Backglass Antenna
220
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
220
Chime Level Adjustment
220
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
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
226
Traction Control System (TCS)
228
Steering
231
Off-Road Recovery
233
Passing
233
Loss of Control
233
Driving at Night
235
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
246
Towing Your Vehicle
246
Recreational Vehicle Towing
246
Towing a Trailer
250
Service and Appearance Care
257
Service
259
Accessories and Modifications
259
California Proposition 65 Warning
260
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
260
Doing Your Own Service Work
260
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
261
Fuel
261
Gasoline Octane
261
Gasoline Specifications
262
California Fuel
262
Additives
262
Fuels in Foreign Countries
263
Filling the Tank
264
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
266
Checking Things Under the Hood
266
Hood Release
267
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Oil
271
Engine Oil Life System
274
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
276
Automatic Transmission Fluid
278
Cooling System
278
Engine Coolant
279
Pressure Cap
283
Engine Overheating
283
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
286
Power Steering Fluid
286
Windshield Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
289
Battery
292
Jump Starting
293
Headlamp Aiming
297
Bulb Replacement
297
Halogen Bulbs
297
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
298
License Plate Lamp
299
Replacement Bulbs
300
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
300
Tires
301
Tire Sidewall Labeling
302
Tire Terminology and Definitions
305
Inflation - Tire Pressure
308
High-Speed Operation
309
Tire Pressure Monitor System
310
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
311
Tire Inspection and Rotation
315
When It Is Time for New Tires
316
Buying New Tires
317
Different Size Tires and Wheels
319
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
319
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
321
Wheel Replacement
321
Tire Chains
322
If a Tire Goes Flat
323
Changing a Flat Tire
324
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
325
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
327
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
332
Compact Spare Tire
336
Appearance Care
337
Interior Cleaning
337
Fabric/Carpet
339
Leather
339
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
340
Care of Safety Belts
340
Weatherstrips
340
Washing Your Vehicle
341
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
341
Finish Care
342
Windshield and Wiper Blades
342
Aluminum Wheels
343
Tires
343
Sheet Metal Damage
344
Finish Damage
344
Underbody Maintenance
344
Chemical Paint Spotting
344
Vehicle Identification
345
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
345
Service Parts Identification Label
345
Electrical System
346
Add-On Electrical Equipment
346
Windshield Wiper Fuses
346
Power Windows and Other Power Options
346
Fuses
347
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
347
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
350
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
353
Capacities and Specifications
356
Maintenance Schedule
359
Maintenance Schedule
360
Introduction
360
Maintenance Requirements
360
Your Vehicle and the Environment
360
Using the Maintenance Schedule
360
Scheduled Maintenance
362
Additional Required Services
364
Maintenance Footnotes
365
Owner Checks and Services
367
At Each Fuel Fill
367
At Least Once a Month
367
At Least Once a Year
368
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
370
Maintenance Replacement Parts
371
Engine Drive Belt Routing
372
Maintenance Record
373
Customer Assistance Information
377
Customer Assistance and Information
378
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
378
Online Owner Center
381
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
382
Customer Assistance Offices
382
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
382
Roadside Assistance Program
383
Scheduling Service Appointments
385
Courtesy Transportation
386
Collision Damage Repair
387
Reporting Safety Defects
390
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
390
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
391
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
391
Service Publications Ordering Information
391
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
392
Event Data Recorders
393
OnStar®
394
Navigation System
394
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
394
Index
395

FAQ about the 2009 Saturn Aura Manual

What contains the 2009 Aura manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Saturn Aura, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Aura
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2009 Saturn Aura Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Aura 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 Saturn Aura (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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