2009 Saturn Vue Owner's Manual

2009 Saturn Vue owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
1.92 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Saturn VUE 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
10
Passenger Folding Seatback
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
18
Lap-Shoulder Belt
23
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Safety Belt Extender
27
Child Restraints
27
Older Children
27
Infants and Young Children
30
Child Restraint Systems
33
Where to Put the Restraint
34
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
35
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
41
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
43
Airbag System
46
Airbag System
46
Where Are the Airbags?
49
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
51
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
53
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
53
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
54
Passenger Sensing System
55
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
60
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
61
Restraint System Check
62
Checking the Restraint Systems
62
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
63
Features and Controls
65
Keys
66
Keys
66
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
67
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
68
Remote Vehicle Start
69
Doors and Locks
71
Door Locks
71
Power Door Locks
72
Delayed Locking
72
Automatic Door Lock
72
Automatic Door Unlock
72
Rear Door Security Locks
72
Lockout Protection
72
Liftgate
73
Windows
74
Windows
74
Power Windows
74
Sun Visors
75
Theft-DeterrentSystems
76
Theft-Deterrent Systems
76
Content Theft-Deterrent
76
Electronic Immobilizer
77
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
78
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
79
New Vehicle Break-In
79
Ignition Positions
80
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
81
Starting the Engine
81
Engine Coolant Heater
82
Automatic Transmission Operation (Uplevel)
83
Automatic Transmission Operation (Base)
86
Parking Brake
88
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
89
Shifting Out of Park
91
Parking Over Things That Burn
91
Engine Exhaust
92
Running the Vehicle While Parked
92
Mirrors
93
Manual Rearview Mirror
93
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
93
Outside Power Mirrors
93
Outside Convex Mirror
94
Outside Heated Mirrors
94
Object Detection Systems
95
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
95
OnStar® System
97
OnStar® System
97
Universal Home Remote System
101
Universal Home Remote System
101
Universal Home Remote System Operation
101
Storage Areas
105
Glove Box
105
Cupholders
105
Instrument Panel Storage
106
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
106
Front Storage Area
106
Center Console Storage
106
Luggage Carrier
107
Rear Seat Armrest
108
Convenience Net
108
Cargo Cover
108
Cargo Tie Downs
108
Cargo Management System
108
Sunroof
109
Sunroof
109
Instrument Panel
111
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Hazard Warning Flashers
115
Horn
115
Tilt Wheel
116
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
116
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
116
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
117
Flash-to-Pass
117
Windshield Wipers
117
Rainsense™ II Wipers
118
Windshield Washer
118
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
119
Cruise Control
119
Exterior Lamps
122
Wiper Activated Headlamps
122
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
123
Automatic Headlamp System
123
Fog Lamps
124
Instrument Panel Brightness
124
Dome Lamp
124
Entry Lighting
124
Reading Lamps
125
Electric Power Management
125
Battery Run-Down Protection
126
Climate Controls
127
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
126
Climate Control System
127
Automatic Climate Control System
130
Outlet Adjustment
134
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
134
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
136
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
136
Instrument Panel Cluster
137
Speedometer and Odometer
138
Trip Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Safety Belt Reminders
138
Airbag Readiness Light
139
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
140
Charging System Light
141
Brake System Warning Light
141
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
142
Power Steering Warning Lights
143
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
143
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
143
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
144
Tire Pressure Light
144
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
145
Oil Pressure Light
147
Change Engine Oil Light
148
Security Light
148
Fog Lamp Light
148
Cruise Control Light
148
Reduced Engine Power Light
149
Highbeam On Light
149
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
149
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
150
All-Wheel Drive Disabled Light
150
Gate Ajar Light
150
Door Ajar Light
150
Service Vehicle Soon Light
150
Fuel Gage
151
Low Fuel Warning Light
151
Driver Information Center (DIC)
152
Driver Information Center (DIC)
152
DIC Operation and Displays
152
DIC Compass
157
DIC Warnings and Messages
159
DIC Vehicle Customization
167
Audio System(s)
174
Audio System(s)
174
Setting the Clock
175
Radio(s)
177
Using an MP3
185
XM Radio Messages
189
Navigation/Radio System
191
Bluetooth®
191
Theft-Deterrent Feature
201
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
202
Radio Reception
202
Fixed Mast Antenna
203
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
203
Chime Level Adjustment
203
Driving Your Vehicle
205
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
205
Driving Your Vehicle
205
Driver Behavior
206
Driving Environment
206
Vehicle Design
206
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
207
Defensive Driving
207
Drunk Driving
208
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
209
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
210
Braking in Emergencies
210
StabiliTrak® System
211
Traction Control System (TCS)
212
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
213
Steering
213
Off-Road Recovery
215
Passing
215
Loss of Control
216
Off-Road Driving
217
Driving at Night
226
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
227
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
228
Highway Hypnosis
228
Hill and Mountain Roads
228
Winter Driving
229
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
231
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
231
Loading the Vehicle
232
Towing
236
Towing Your Vehicle
236
Recreational Vehicle Towing
236
Towing a Trailer
239
Service and Appearance Care
249
Service
251
Service
251
Accessories and Modifications
251
California Proposition 65 Warning
252
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
252
Doing Your Own Service Work
252
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
253
Fuel
253
Fuel
253
Gasoline Octane
253
Gasoline Specifications
254
California Fuel
254
Additives
254
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Filling the Tank
256
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
258
Checking Things Under the Hood
258
Checking Things Under the Hood
258
Hood Release
259
Engine Compartment Overview
260
Engine Oil
262
Engine Oil Life System
264
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
265
Automatic Transmission Fluid
266
Cooling System
267
Engine Coolant
270
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
273
Engine Overheating
273
Power Steering Fluid
274
Windshield Washer Fluid
275
Brakes
276
Battery
278
Jump Starting
279
All-Wheel Drive
283
All-Wheel Drive
283
Headlamp Aiming
284
Headlamp Aiming
284
Bulb Replacement
287
Bulb Replacement
287
Halogen Bulbs
287
Headlamps
287
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
288
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
288
License Plate Lamp
289
Replacement Bulbs
289
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
290
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
290
Tires
291
Tires
291
Tire Sidewall Labeling
292
Tire Terminology and Definitions
294
Inflation - Tire Pressure
297
High-Speed Operation
298
Tire Pressure Monitor System
299
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
301
Tire Inspection and Rotation
304
When It Is Time for New Tires
305
Buying New Tires
306
Different Size Tires and Wheels
307
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
308
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
309
Wheel Replacement
310
Tire Chains
310
If a Tire Goes Flat
311
Changing a Flat Tire
312
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
313
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
314
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
318
Compact Spare Tire
319
Appearance Care
320
Interior Cleaning
320
Fabric/Carpet
321
Leather
322
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
322
Care of Safety Belts
322
Weatherstrips
323
Washing Your Vehicle
323
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
323
Finish Care
324
Windshield and Wiper Blades
324
Aluminum Wheels
325
Tires
325
Sheet Metal Damage
326
Finish Damage
326
Underbody Maintenance
326
Chemical Paint Spotting
326
Vehicle Identification
327
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
327
Service Parts Identification Label
327
Electrical System
327
Add-On Electrical Equipment
327
Windshield Wiper Fuses
328
Power Windows and Other Power Options
328
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
328
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
328
Underhood Fuse Block
330
Capacities and Specifications
334
Capacities and Specifications
334
Maintenance Schedule
337
Maintenance Schedule
337
Introduction
337
Maintenance Requirements
337
Your Vehicle and the Environment
337
Using the Maintenance Schedule
338
Scheduled Maintenance
339
Additional Required Services
342
Maintenance Footnotes
344
Owner Checks and Services
346
At Each Fuel Fill
346
At Least Once a Month
346
At Least Once a Year
347
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
349
Maintenance Replacement Parts
351
Engine Drive Belt Routing
352
Maintenance Record
353
Customer Assistance Information
357
Customer Assistance and Information
357
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
357
Online Owner Center
360
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
361
Customer Assistance Offices
361
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
362
Roadside Assistance Program
362
Scheduling Service Appointments
364
Courtesy Transportation
365
Collision Damage Repair
366
Reporting Safety Defects
370
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
370
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
370
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
370
Service Publications Ordering Information
371
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
372
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
372
Event Data Recorders
372
OnStar®
373
Navigation System
373
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
373
Index
375

FAQ about the 2009 Saturn Vue Manual

What contains the 2009 Vue manual?

The Saturn Vue owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saturn to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saturn Vue. 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Vue
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Vue, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2009 Saturn Vue Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue 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 (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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