2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid Owner's Manual

2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue Hybrid
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
1.76 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Saturn VUE Green Line Hybrid BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Head Restraints
6
Head Restraints
6
Front Seats
7
Manual Seats
7
Seat Height Adjuster
8
Power Seat
8
Manual Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Passenger Folding Seatback
11
Rear Seats
13
Split Folding Rear Seat
13
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
17
Lap-Shoulder Belt
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Safety Belt Extender
26
Child Restraints
26
Older Children
26
Infants and Young Children
29
Child Restraint Systems
31
Where to Put the Restraint
33
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
35
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
40
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
42
Airbag System
45
Airbag System
45
Where Are the Airbags?
48
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
49
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
51
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
51
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
52
Passenger Sensing System
53
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
58
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
59
Restraint System Check
60
Checking the Restraint Systems
60
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
61
Features and Controls
63
Keys
64
Keys
64
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
65
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
66
Doors and Locks
68
Door Locks
68
Power Door Locks
68
Delayed Locking
68
Automatic Door Lock
69
Automatic Door Unlock
69
Rear Door Security Locks
69
Lockout Protection
69
Liftgate
70
Windows
71
Windows
71
Power Windows
71
Sun Visors
72
Theft-Deterrent Systems
72
Theft-Deterrent Systems
72
Content Theft-Deterrent
72
Electronic Immobilizer
74
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
74
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
76
New Vehicle Break-In
76
Ignition Positions
76
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
77
Starting the Engine (Automatic Engine Start/Stop)
77
Engine Coolant Heater
81
Automatic Transmission Operation
82
Parking Brake
84
Regenerative Braking
85
Shifting Into Park
85
Shifting Out of Park
87
Parking Over Things That Burn
87
Engine Exhaust
88
Running the Vehicle While Parked
88
Mirrors
89
Manual Rearview Mirror
89
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
89
Outside Power Mirrors
90
Outside Convex Mirror
90
Outside Heated Mirrors
90
OnStar® System
91
OnStar® System
91
Universal Home Remote System
94
Universal Home Remote System
94
Universal Home Remote System Operation
95
Storage Areas
99
Glove Box
99
Cupholders
99
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
99
Center Console Storage
99
Driver Storage Compartment
100
Rear Seat Armrest
100
Convenience Net
100
Cargo Cover
100
Cargo Tie Downs
101
Cargo Management System
101
Instrument Panel
103
Instrument Panel Overview
106
Instrument Panel Overview
106
Hazard Warning Flashers
107
Horn
107
Tilt Wheel
108
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
108
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
108
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
109
Flash-to-Pass
109
Windshield Wipers
109
Rainsense™ II Wipers
110
Windshield Washer
110
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
111
Cruise Control
111
Exterior Lamps
114
Wiper Activated Headlamps
114
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
115
Automatic Headlamp System
115
Instrument Panel Brightness
116
Dome Lamp
116
Entry Lighting
116
Reading Lamps
116
Electric Power Management
116
Battery Run-Down Protection
117
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
118
Climate Controls
119
Automatic Climate Control System
119
Outlet Adjustment
124
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
124
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
124
Instrument Panel Cluster
125
Speedometer and Odometer
126
Trip Odometer
126
Tachometer
126
Safety Belt Reminders
126
Airbag Readiness Light
127
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
128
Charging System Light
129
Brake System Warning Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
130
StabiliTrak®/Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
130
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
131
Tire Pressure Light
131
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
132
Oil Pressure Light
135
Change Engine Oil Light
135
Security Light
135
Cruise Control Light
135
Highbeam On Light
136
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
136
Fuel Gage
136
Low Fuel Warning Light
136
Auto Stop Mode
137
Charge/Assist Gage
137
Fuel Economy Light
137
Driver Information Center (DIC)
138
Driver Information Center (DIC)
138
DIC Operation and Displays
138
DIC Compass
142
DIC Warnings and Messages
144
DIC Vehicle Customization
151
Audio System(s)
158
Audio System(s)
158
Setting the Clock
158
Radio(s)
160
Using an MP3
168
XM Radio Messages
173
Bluetooth®
174
Theft-Deterrent Feature
184
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
184
Radio Reception
185
Fixed Mast Antenna
186
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
186
Chime Level Adjustment
186
Driving Your Vehicle
187
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
187
Driving Your Vehicle
187
Driver Behavior
188
Driving Environment
188
Vehicle Design
188
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
189
Defensive Driving
189
Drunk Driving
190
Control of a Vehicle
190
Braking
191
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
192
Braking in Emergencies
192
StabiliTrak® System
193
Traction Control System (TCS)
194
Steering
195
Off-Road Recovery
196
Passing
197
Loss of Control
197
Driving at Night
198
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
199
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
200
Highway Hypnosis
200
Hill and Mountain Roads
200
Winter Driving
201
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
203
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
203
Loading the Vehicle
204
Towing
208
Towing Your Vehicle
208
Recreational Vehicle Towing
209
Towing a Trailer
212
Service and Appearance Care
221
Service
223
Service
223
Accessories and Modifications
223
California Proposition 65 Warning
223
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
224
Doing Your Own Service Work
224
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
224
Fuel
225
Fuel
225
Gasoline Octane
225
Gasoline Specifications
225
California Fuel
225
Additives
225
Fuels in Foreign Countries
226
Filling the Tank
227
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
228
Checking Things Under the Hood
229
Checking Things Under the Hood
229
Hood Release
229
Engine Compartment Overview
230
Engine Oil
231
Engine Oil Life System
234
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
235
Automatic Transmission Fluid
237
Cooling System
237
Engine Coolant
240
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
242
Engine Overheating
243
Windshield Washer Fluid
244
Brakes
245
Battery
247
Jump Starting
248
Headlamp Aiming
253
Headlamp Aiming
253
Bulb Replacement
255
Bulb Replacement
255
Halogen Bulbs
255
Headlamps
255
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
256
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back?up Lamps
256
License Plate Lamp
257
Replacement Bulbs
257
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
258
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
258
Tires
258
Tires
258
Tire Sidewall Labeling
259
Tire Terminology and Definitions
261
Inflation - Tire Pressure
263
Tire Pressure Monitor System
265
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
266
Tire Inspection and Rotation
270
When It Is Time for New Tires
271
Buying New Tires
271
Different Size Tires and Wheels
273
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
274
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
275
Wheel Replacement
275
Tire Chains
277
If a Tire Goes Flat
278
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
279
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
286
Appearance Care
286
Interior Cleaning
286
Fabric/Carpet
288
Leather
288
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
289
Care of Safety Belts
289
Weatherstrips
289
Washing Your Vehicle
289
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
290
Finish Care
290
Windshield and Wiper Blades
291
Aluminum Wheels
292
Tires
292
Sheet Metal Damage
293
Finish Damage
293
Underbody Maintenance
293
Chemical Paint Spotting
293
Vehicle Identification
294
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
294
Service Parts Identification Label
294
Electrical System
294
Intermediate Voltage Devices and Wiring
294
Add-On Electrical Equipment
295
Windshield Wiper Fuses
295
Power Windows and Other Power Options
295
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
295
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
296
Underhood Fuse Block
297
Capacities and Specifications
301
Capacities and Specifications
301
Maintenance Schedule
303
Maintenance Schedule
303
Introduction
303
Maintenance Requirements
303
Your Vehicle and the Environment
304
Using the Maintenance Schedule
304
Scheduled Maintenance
305
Additional Required Services
307
Maintenance Footnotes
309
Owner Checks and Services
310
At Each Fuel Fill
310
At Least Once a Month
311
At Least Once a Year
311
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
313
Maintenance Replacement Parts
314
Engine Drive Belt Routing
315
Maintenance Record
316
Customer Assistance Information
319
Customer Assistance and Information
319
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
319
Online Owner Center
322
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
322
Customer Assistance Offices
323
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
323
Roadside Assistance Program
323
Scheduling Service Appointments
325
Courtesy Transportation
326
Collision Damage Repair
327
Reporting Safety Defects
330
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
330
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
330
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
331
Service Publications Ordering Information
331
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
332
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
332
Event Data Recorders
332
OnStar®
333
Navigation System
333
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
333
Index
335

FAQ about the 2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid Manual

What contains the 2009 Vue Hybrid manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saturn Vue Hybrid owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue Hybrid 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 Vue Hybrid (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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