2009 Saturn Outlook Owner's Manual

2009 Saturn Outlook owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Outlook
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.06 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Saturn OUTLOOK BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Head Restraints
6
Head Restraints
6
Front Seats
7
Manual Seats
7
Seat Height Adjuster
7
Power Seats
8
Manual Lumbar
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Memory Seat and Mirrors
10
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
Third Row Seats
16
Safety Belts
18
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Lap-Shoulder Belt
27
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
32
Older Children
32
Infants and Young Children
34
Child Restraint Systems
37
Where to Put the Restraint
39
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
41
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
47
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
49
Airbag System
51
Airbag System
51
Where Are the Airbags?
53
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
55
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
56
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
57
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
57
Passenger Sensing System
59
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Restraint System Check
65
Checking the Restraint Systems
65
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
66
Features and Controls
67
Keys
68
Keys
68
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
69
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
70
Remote Vehicle Start
72
Doors and Locks
74
Door Locks
74
Power Door Locks
74
Delayed Locking
74
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
75
Lockout Protection
75
Liftgate
76
Power Liftgate
77
Windows
80
Windows
80
Power Windows
80
Sun Visors
82
Theft-Deterrent Systems
82
Theft-Deterrent Systems
82
Content Theft-Deterrent
82
Electronic Immobilizer
84
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
84
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
86
New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
86
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
87
Starting the Engine
88
Engine Coolant Heater
89
Automatic Transmission Operation
90
Tow/Haul Mode
92
Parking Brake
93
Shifting Into Park
94
Shifting Out of Park
95
Parking Over Things That Burn
95
Engine Exhaust
96
Running the Vehicle While Parked
96
Mirrors
97
Manual Rearview Mirror
97
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
97
Outside Power Mirrors
98
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
99
Park Tilt Mirrors
100
Outside Convex Mirror
100
Outside Heated Mirrors
100
Object Detection Systems
100
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
100
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
103
OnStar® System
108
OnStar® System
108
Universal Home Remote System
111
Universal Home Remote System
111
Universal Home Remote System Operation
112
Storage Areas
116
Glove Box
116
Cupholders
116
Instrument Panel Storage
116
Center Console Storage
116
Second Row Center Console
116
Floor Mats
117
Luggage Carrier
118
Rear Seat Armrest
118
Convenience Net
118
Cargo Cover
119
Cargo Tie Downs
119
Cargo Management System
119
Sunroof
120
Sunroof
120
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
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
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
139
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
140
Climate Controls
141
Climate Control System
141
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
144
Outlet Adjustment
149
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
150
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
151
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
152
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
152
Instrument Panel Cluster
153
Speedometer and Odometer
154
Tachometer
154
Safety Belt Reminders
154
Airbag Readiness Light
155
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
156
Charging System Light
157
Voltmeter Gage
157
Brake System Warning Light
158
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
159
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
159
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
160
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
160
Tire Pressure Light
161
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
161
Oil Pressure Light
164
Security Light
165
Fog Lamp Light
165
Cruise Control Light
165
Highbeam On Light
165
Tow/Haul Mode Light
165
Fuel Gage
166
Driver Information Center (DIC)
166
Driver Information Center (DIC)
166
DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
167
DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
172
DIC Compass
176
DIC Warnings and Messages
178
DIC Vehicle Customization (With DIC Buttons)
187
Audio System(s)
196
Audio System(s)
196
Setting the Clock
196
Radio(s)
197
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD)
214
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
219
XM Radio Messages
224
Navigation/Radio System
225
Bluetooth®
225
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
236
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
245
Theft-Deterrent Feature
247
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
247
Radio Reception
248
Multi-Band Antenna
249
Driving Your Vehicle
251
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
251
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
251
Defensive Driving
252
Drunk Driving
252
Control of a Vehicle
253
Braking
253
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
254
Braking in Emergencies
255
StabiliTrak® System
255
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
258
Steering
258
Off-Road Recovery
259
Passing
260
Loss of Control
260
Driving at Night
261
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
262
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
263
Highway Hypnosis
263
Hill and Mountain Roads
264
Winter Driving
265
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
267
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
268
Loading the Vehicle
268
Towing
272
Towing Your Vehicle
272
Recreational Vehicle Towing
272
Towing a Trailer
276
Service and Appearance Care
287
Service
289
Service
289
Accessories and Modifications
289
California Proposition 65 Warning
289
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
290
Doing Your Own Service Work
290
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
291
Fuel
291
Fuel
291
Gasoline Octane
291
Gasoline Specifications
291
California Fuel
292
Additives
292
Fuels in Foreign Countries
293
Filling the Tank
294
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
296
Checking Things Under the Hood
296
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
309
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
311
Power Steering Fluid
311
Windshield Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Battery
315
Jump Starting
316
All-Wheel Drive
321
All-Wheel Drive
321
Headlamp Aiming
321
Headlamp Aiming
321
Bulb Replacement
321
Bulb Replacement
321
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
322
Halogen Bulbs
322
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
322
License Plate Lamp
323
Replacement Bulbs
323
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
324
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
324
Tires
325
Tires
325
Tire Sidewall Labeling
326
Tire Terminology and Definitions
328
Inflation - Tire Pressure
331
Tire Pressure Monitor System
332
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
334
Tire Inspection and Rotation
338
When It Is Time for New Tires
340
Buying New Tires
340
Different Size Tires and Wheels
342
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
343
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
344
Wheel Replacement
345
Tire Chains
346
If a Tire Goes Flat
347
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
348
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
356
Changing a Flat Tire
356
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
357
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
360
Secondary Latch System
364
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
366
Compact Spare Tire
369
Appearance Care
370
Interior Cleaning
370
Fabric/Carpet
371
Leather
372
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
372
Care of Safety Belts
372
Weatherstrips
373
Washing Your Vehicle
373
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
373
Finish Care
373
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
374
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
375
Tires
376
Sheet Metal Damage
376
Finish Damage
376
Underbody Maintenance
376
Chemical Paint Spotting
376
Vehicle Identification
377
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
377
Service Parts Identification Label
377
Electrical System
377
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
377
Add-On Electrical Equipment
378
Windshield Wiper Fuses
378
Power Windows and Other Power Options
378
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
378
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
378
Underhood Fuse Block
380
Capacities and Specifications
384
Capacities and Specifications
384
Maintenance Schedule
385
Maintenance Schedule
385
Introduction
385
Maintenance Requirements
385
Your Vehicle and the Environment
385
Using the Maintenance Schedule
386
Scheduled Maintenance
387
Additional Required Services
390
Maintenance Footnotes
391
Owner Checks and Services
393
At Each Fuel Fill
393
At Least Once a Month
394
At Least Once a Year
394
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
396
Maintenance Replacement Parts
398
Engine Drive Belt Routing
399
Maintenance Record
400
Customer Assistance Information
403
Customer Assistance and Information
403
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
403
Online Owner Center
406
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
407
Customer Assistance Offices
407
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
408
Roadside Assistance Program
408
Scheduling Service Appointments
411
Courtesy Transportation
411
Collision Damage Repair
413
Reporting Safety Defects
416
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
416
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
417
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
417
Service Publications Ordering Information
417
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
418
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
418
Event Data Recorders
419
OnStar®
420
Navigation System
420
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
420
Index
421

FAQ about the 2009 Saturn Outlook Manual

What contains the 2009 Outlook manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Outlook
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2009 Saturn Outlook Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Outlook 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 Outlook (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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