2010 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2010 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.4 MB

Table of Contents

2010 GMC Savana BookTOC
1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Safety Belt
14
Airbag On-Off Switch
14
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
18
Vehicle Features
19
Radio(s)
19
Portable Audio Devices
20
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Power Outlets
22
Performance and Maintenance
22
StabiliTrak®
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
23
Engine Oil Life System
23
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
24
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
24
Roadside Assistance Program
24
Seats and Restraint System
25
Head Restraints
26
Front Seats
26
Manual Seats
26
Power Seat
27
Reclining Seatbacks
28
Rear Seats
30
Rear Seat Operation
30
Safety Belts
34
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
34
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
39
Lap-Shoulder Belt
48
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
53
Safety Belt Extender
53
Child Restraints
54
Older Children
54
Infants and Young Children
57
Child Restraint Systems
61
Where to Put the Restraint
64
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
66
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
73
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
76
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag On-Off Switch)
80
Airbag System
84
Where Are the Airbags?
86
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
89
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
90
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
90
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
91
Airbag Off Switch
93
Passenger Sensing System
96
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
101
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
102
Restraint System Check
103
Checking the Restraint Systems
103
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
104
Features and Controls
105
Keys
107
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
108
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
108
Remote Vehicle Start
110
Doors and Locks
112
Door Locks
112
Power Door Locks
113
Cargo Door Relocking
113
Delayed Locking
113
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
114
Automatic Door Lock
114
Automatic Door Unlock
114
Rear Door Security Locks
115
Lockout Protection
116
Sliding Side Door
116
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
117
Rear Doors
119
Windows
120
Manual Windows
121
Power Windows
121
Swing-Out Windows
122
Enhanced Technology Glass
123
Sun Visors
124
Theft-Deterrent Systems
124
Electronic Immobilizer
124
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
124
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
126
New Vehicle Break-In
126
Ignition Positions
126
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
127
Starting the Engine
127
Fast Idle System
129
Engine Coolant Heater
129
Automatic Transmission Operation (Six Speed Automatic Transmission)
130
Automatic Transmission Operation (Four Speed Automatic Transmission)
135
Tow/Haul Mode
137
Parking Brake
139
Shifting Into Park
140
Shifting Out of Park
141
Parking Over Things That Burn
142
Engine Exhaust
142
Running the Vehicle While Parked
143
Mirrors
144
Manual Rearview Mirror
144
Outside Manual Mirrors
144
Outside Towing Mirrors
144
Outside Power Mirrors
145
Outside Convex Mirror
145
Outside Heated Mirrors
146
Storage Areas
146
Instrument Panel
147
Instrument Panel Overview
149
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Horn
149
Tilt Wheel
149
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
150
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
151
Flash-to-Pass
151
Windshield Wipers
151
Windshield Washer
152
Cruise Control
152
Exterior Lamps
155
Headlamps on Reminder
157
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
157
Automatic Headlamp System
157
Instrument Panel Brightness
158
Dome Lamps
158
Dome Lamp Override
159
Entry/Exit Lighting
159
Reading Lamps
159
Electric Power Management
159
Battery Run-Down Protection
160
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
160
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
161
Climate Controls
161
Climate Control System
161
Outlet Adjustment
163
Rear Heating System
164
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
165
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
166
Instrument Panel Cluster
167
Speedometer and Odometer
168
Trip Odometer
168
Safety Belt Reminders
169
Airbag Readiness Light
169
Airbag Off Light
170
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
172
Charging System Light
173
Voltmeter Gage
173
Brake System Warning Light
174
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
175
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
175
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
176
Tire Pressure Light
176
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Gage
180
Oil Pressure Light
181
Security Light
181
Cruise Control Light
182
Highbeam On Light
182
Tow/Haul Mode Light
182
Fuel Gage
182
Driver Information Center (DIC)
183
DIC Operation and Displays
184
DIC Compass
189
DIC Warnings and Messages
190
DIC Vehicle Customization
198
Audio System(s)
205
Setting the Clock
206
Radio(s)
208
Using an MP3
218
Theft-Deterrent Feature
222
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
223
Radio Reception
223
Fixed Mast Antenna
224
Driving Your Vehicle
225
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
226
Defensive Driving
226
Drunk Driving
226
Control of a Vehicle
227
Braking
227
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
228
Braking in Emergencies
229
StabiliTrak® System
229
Locking Rear Axle
231
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
231
Steering
231
Off-Road Recovery
232
Passing
233
Loss of Control
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
240
Loading the Vehicle
241
Towing
246
Towing Your Vehicle
246
Recreational Vehicle Towing
246
Towing a Trailer
250
Service and Appearance Care
263
Service
265
Accessories and Modifications
265
California Proposition 65 Warning
266
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
266
Doing Your Own Service Work
266
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
267
Fuel
267
Gasoline Octane
268
Gasoline Specifications
268
California Fuel
269
Additives
269
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
271
Filling the Tank
272
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
274
Checking Things Under the Hood
274
Hood Release
275
Engine Compartment Overview
276
Engine Oil
277
Engine Oil Life System
280
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
281
Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
282
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
285
Cooling System
288
Engine Coolant
290
Engine Overheating
295
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
308
Noise Control System
309
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
309
Bulb Replacement
310
Halogen Bulbs
311
Headlamps
311
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
313
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
313
Taillamps
314
License Plate Lamp
315
Replacement Bulbs
315
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
316
Tires
317
Tire Sidewall Labeling
318
Tire Terminology and Definitions
322
Inflation - Tire Pressure
325
Dual Tire Operation
326
Tire Pressure Monitor System
327
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
328
Tire Inspection and Rotation
331
When It Is Time for New Tires
334
Buying New Tires
335
Different Size Tires and Wheels
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
337
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
338
Wheel Replacement
338
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
347
Secondary Latch System
354
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
356
Spare Tire
358
Appearance Care
358
Interior Cleaning
358
Fabric/Carpet
359
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
360
Care of Safety Belts
361
Weatherstrips
361
Washing Your Vehicle
361
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
362
Finish Care
362
Windshield and Wiper Blades
363
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
Headlamp Wiring
366
Windshield Wiper Fuses
366
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
366
Floor Console Fuse Block
366
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
368
Capacities and Specifications
372
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Scheduled Maintenance
377
Owner Checks and Services
383
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
385
Maintenance Replacement Parts
387
Engine Drive Belt Routing
388
Maintenance Record
389
Customer Assistance Information
393
Customer Assistance and Information
394
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
394
Online Owner Center
396
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
397
Customer Assistance Offices
397
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
398
Roadside Assistance Program
398
Scheduling Service Appointments
401
Courtesy Transportation Program
401
Collision Damage Repair
402
Reporting Safety Defects
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
406
Service Publications Ordering Information
407
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
408
Event Data Recorders
408
OnStar®
409
Navigation System
409
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
410
Radio Frequency Statement
410
Index
411

FAQ about the 2010 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2010 Savana manual?

The GMC Savana owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Savana. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Savana 2010 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Savana
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your GMC Savana, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2010 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

The GMC Savana owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 2010 free?

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The GMC Savana (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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