2010 Hummer H3 Owner's Manual

2010 Hummer H3 owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Hummer
Model:
H3
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
2.24 MB

Table of Contents

2010 HUMMER H3/H3T BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
5
Instrument Panel
6
Initial Drive Information
7
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
8
Door Locks
8
Tailgate
9
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Heated Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
12
Safety Belt
12
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
15
Washer and Wiper Systems
15
Climate Controls
16
Transmission
16
Vehicle Features
17
Radio(s)
17
Satellite Radio
18
Bluetooth®
19
Navigation System
19
Cruise Control
19
Storage Compartments
19
Power Outlets
20
Sunroof
20
Performance and Maintenance
20
Traction Control System (TCS)
20
StabiliTrak®
21
Tire Pressure Monitor
21
Engine Oil Life System
22
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
22
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
22
Roadside Service
23
OnStar®
23
Keys, Doors and Windows
27
Keys and Locks
28
Keys
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Automatic Door Locks
32
Lockout Protection
32
Safety Locks
32
Doors
33
Tailgate
33
Vehicle Security
35
Anti-Theft Alarm System
35
Immobilizer
36
Immobilizer Operation (U.S.)
36
Immobilizer Operation (Canada)
37
Exterior Mirrors
39
Convex Mirrors
39
Power Mirrors
39
Folding Mirrors
39
Interior Mirrors
40
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
40
Windows
41
Power Windows
42
Sun Visors
43
Roof
43
Sunroof
43
Seats and Restraints
45
Head Restraints
46
Front Seats
47
Seat Adjustment
47
Power Seat Adjustment
47
Lumbar Adjustment
48
Reclining Seatbacks
48
Heated Front Seats
50
Rear Seats
51
Rear Seats (H3)
51
Rear Seats (H3T)
53
Safety Belts
54
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt
64
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
69
Safety Belt Extender
70
Safety System Check
70
Safety Belt Care
70
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
71
Airbag System
71
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
77
Passenger Sensing System
79
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Airbag System Check
85
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
86
Child Restraints
86
Older Children
86
Infants and Young Children
88
Child Restraint Systems
91
Where to Put the Restraint
93
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
103
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Outboard Seating Position)
103
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Center Seating Position)
105
Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position)
106
Storage
109
Storage Compartments
109
Glove Box
109
Cupholders
109
Front Storage
109
Center Console Storage
109
Additional Storage Features
110
Rear Compartment/Storage Panel Cover
110
Cargo Cover
110
Cargo Tie Downs
110
Cargo Management System
110
Convenience Net
111
Roof Rack System
112
Instruments and Controls
115
Controls
116
Steering Wheel Adjustment
116
Horn
116
Windshield Wiper/Washer
116
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
117
Compass
117
Clock
118
Power Outlets
119
Cigarette Lighter
119
Ashtrays
120
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
120
Instrument Cluster
121
Speedometer
122
Odometer
122
Trip Odometer
122
Tachometer
122
Fuel Gauge
122
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
123
Safety Belt Reminders
123
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
125
Charging System Light
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
126
Brake System Warning Light
128
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
Up-Shift Light
129
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
130
Tire Pressure Light
130
Engine Oil Pressure Light
131
Security Light
131
High-Beam on Light
131
Cruise Control Light
132
Information Displays
132
Driver Information Center (DIC)
132
Vehicle Messages
135
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
135
Brake System Messages
136
Door Ajar Messages
136
Engine Cooling System Messages
137
Engine Oil Messages
137
Engine Power Messages
137
Fuel System Messages
138
Lamp Messages
138
Ride Control System Messages
138
Service Vehicle Messages
139
Tire Messages
139
Transmission Messages
139
Universal Remote System
140
Universal Remote System Programming
140
Universal Remote System Operation
144
Lighting
145
Exterior Lighting
145
Exterior Lamp Controls
145
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
147
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
147
Flash-to-Pass
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
147
Automatic Headlamp System
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Fog Lamps
150
Off-Road Lamps
150
Interior Lighting
151
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
151
Dome Lamps
151
Reading Lamps
152
Lighting Features
152
Exit Lighting
152
Battery Load Management
152
Battery Power Protection
153
Infotainment System
155
Introduction
155
Theft-Deterrent Feature
156
Operation
156
Radio
159
AM-FM Radio
159
Satellite Radio
160
Radio Reception
163
Fixed Mast Antenna
164
Satellite Radio Antenna
164
Audio Players
164
CD Player
164
Phone
169
Bluetooth
169
Climate Controls
181
Climate Control Systems
181
Air Vents
184
Driving and Operating
185
Driving Information
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunk Driving
186
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
188
Off-Road Recovery
189
Loss of Control
190
Off-Road Driving
191
Driving on Wet Roads
206
Highway Hypnosis
206
Hill and Mountain Roads
207
Winter Driving
208
If the Vehicle is Stuck
210
Vehicle Load Limits
211
Truck-Camper Loading Information
217
Starting and Operating
217
New Vehicle Break-In
217
Ignition Positions
218
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
219
Starting the Engine
219
Engine Coolant Heater
220
Shifting Into Park
221
Shifting Out of Park
222
Parking
223
Parking Over Things That Burn
224
Engine Exhaust
224
Running the Vehicle While Parked
225
Automatic Transmission
225
Manual Transmission
228
Drive Systems
230
Four-Wheel Drive
230
Brakes
234
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
234
Parking Brake
235
Brake Assist
235
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
236
Ride Control Systems
236
Traction Control System (TCS)
236
StabiliTrak System
237
Locking Rear Axle
238
Locking Front Axle
239
Cruise Control
241
Object Detection Systems
244
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
244
Fuel
248
Recommended Fuel
248
Gasoline Specifications
249
California Fuel Requirements
249
Fuels in Foreign Countries
249
Fuel Additives
249
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
250
Filling the Tank
252
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
253
Towing
254
General Towing Information
254
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
254
Trailer Towing
258
Towing Equipment
262
Trailer Recommendations
265
Conversions and Add-Ons
265
Add-On Electrical Equipment
265
Vehicle Care
267
General Information
268
California Proposition 65 Warning
268
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
269
Accessories and Modifications
269
Vehicle Checks
270
Doing Your Own Service Work
270
Hood
271
Engine Compartment Overview
272
Engine Oil
275
Engine Oil Life System
277
Automatic Transmission Fluid
278
Manual Transmission Fluid
281
Hydraulic Clutch
282
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
283
Cooling System
284
Engine Coolant
285
Engine Overheating
288
Engine Fan
290
Power Steering Fluid
290
Washer Fluid
291
Brakes
292
Brake Fluid
293
Battery
294
Four-Wheel Drive
295
Front Axle
295
Rear Axle
295
Starter Switch Check
296
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
296
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
297
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
297
Wiper Blade Replacement
298
Headlamp Aiming
299
Bulb Replacement
301
Halogen Bulbs
301
Headlamps
301
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (H3)
301
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (H3T)
302
License Plate Lamp
303
Replacement Bulbs
303
Electrical System
304
Electrical System Overload
304
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
305
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
305
Wheels and Tires
310
Tires
310
Tire Sidewall Labeling
310
Tire Designations
312
Tire Terminology and Definitions
314
Tire Pressure
317
Tire Pressure Monitor System
318
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
319
Tire Inspection
323
Tire Rotation
323
When It Is Time for New Tires
324
Buying New Tires
325
Different Size Tires and Wheels
326
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
327
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
328
Wheel Replacement
329
Tire Chains
330
If a Tire Goes Flat
330
Tire Changing (H3T)
332
Tire Changing (H3)
341
Secondary Latch System
350
Full-Size Spare Tire
351
Jump Starting
352
Towing
356
Towing the Vehicle
356
Recreational Vehicle Towing
356
Appearance Care
358
Exterior Care
358
Interior Care
362
Service and Maintenance
365
General Information
365
Scheduled Maintenance
366
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
372
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
372
Maintenance Replacement Parts
374
Maintenance Records
375
Technical Data
379
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Vehicle Data
380
Capacities and Specifications
380
Engine Drive Belt Routing
382
Customer Information
383
Customer Information
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
383
Customer Assistance Offices
385
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
386
Online Owner Center
386
Roadside Service
387
Scheduling Service Appointments
390
Courtesy Transportation Program
390
Collision Damage Repair
392
Service Publications Ordering Information
394
Reporting Safety Defects
395
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
395
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
396
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
396
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
397
Event Data Recorders
397
OnStar®
398
Navigation System
398
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
398
Radio Frequency Statement
398
Index
399
Index_A
399
Index_B
400
Index_C
400
Index_D
401
Index_E
402
Index_F
402
Index_G
403
Index_H
403
Index_I
404
Index_J
404
Index_K
404
Index_L
404
Index_M
405
Index_N
405
Index_O
405
Index_P
406
Index_R
406
Index_S
407
Index_T
408
Index_U
409
Index_V
409
Index_W
410

FAQ about the 2010 Hummer H3 Manual

What contains the 2010 H3 manual?

The Hummer H3 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Hummer to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Hummer H3. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Hummer H3 2010 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Hummer H3, 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
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Hummer H3 owners can do

Where to download the 2010 Hummer H3 Owners Manual?

The Hummer H3 owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Hummer H3 year 2010 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2010 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Hummer H3 (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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