2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid Owner's Manual

2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Aura Hybrid
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
2.1 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Saturn AURA Hybrid BookTOC
1
In Brief
5
Instrument Panel
6
Initial Drive Information
7
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
8
Remote Vehicle Start
8
Door Locks
10
Trunk Release
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Second Row Seats
14
Safety Belt
14
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices (Auxiliary Input or USB Port)
22
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Bluetooth®
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
25
Power Outlets
25
Hybrid Features
26
Charge/Assist Gage
26
Fuel Economy Light
26
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
27
Regenerative Braking
27
Battery
28
Service
28
Performance and Maintenance
28
Traction Control System (TCS)
28
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
29
Tire Pressure Monitor
29
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
Roadside Assistance Program
31
OnStar®
32
Seats and Restraint System
35
Head Restraints
36
Front Seats
37
Manual Seats
37
Power Seats
38
Power Lumbar
39
Heated Seats
39
Reclining Seatbacks
40
Power Lift Seat
43
Rear Seats
43
Split Folding Rear Seat
43
Safety Belts
45
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
45
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
50
Lap-Shoulder Belt
58
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Safety Belt Extender
64
Child Restraints
64
Older Children
64
Infants and Young Children
68
Child Restraint Systems
72
Where to Put the Restraint
74
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
76
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
83
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
86
Airbag System
90
Where Are the Airbags?
92
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
95
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
97
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
97
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
98
Passenger Sensing System
100
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
105
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
106
Restraint System Check
107
Checking the Restraint Systems
107
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
108
Features and Controls
109
Keys
110
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
111
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
112
Remote Vehicle Start
115
Doors and Locks
117
Door Locks
117
Power Door Locks
117
Door Ajar Reminder
117
Delayed Locking
118
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
118
Rear Door Security Locks
119
Lockout Protection
120
Trunk
120
Windows
122
Power Windows
123
Sun Visors
125
Theft-Deterrent Systems
125
Content Theft-Deterrent
125
Electronic Immobilizer
127
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
127
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
129
New Vehicle Break-In
129
Ignition Positions
129
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
130
Starting the Engine (Automatic Engine Start/Stop)
130
Engine Coolant Heater
134
Automatic Transmission Operation
135
Parking Brake
137
Regenerative Braking
138
Shifting Into Park
138
Shifting Out of Park
140
Parking Over Things That Burn
140
Engine Exhaust
141
Running the Vehicle While Parked
142
Mirrors
143
Manual Rearview Mirror
143
Outside Power Mirrors
143
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
144
Storage Areas
144
Glove Box
144
Cupholders
144
Center Console Storage
145
Convenience Net
145
Sunroof
145
Instrument Panel
147
Instrument Panel Overview
149
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Horn
149
Tilt and Telescopic Steering 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
153
Headlamps
156
Headlamps on Reminder
156
Headlamps Off in Park
157
Delayed Headlamps
157
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
157
Automatic Headlamp System
158
Instrument Panel Brightness
158
Dome Lamps
159
Entry/Exit Lighting
159
Parade Dimming
159
Reading Lamps
159
Trunk Lamp
159
Electric Power Management
159
Battery Run-Down Protection
160
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
161
Climate Controls
162
Automatic Climate Control System
162
Outlet Adjustment
167
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
167
Instrument Panel Cluster
168
Speedometer and Odometer
169
Trip Odometer
169
Tachometer
169
Safety Belt Reminders
170
Airbag Readiness Light
171
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
172
Charging System Light
173
Brake System Warning Light
173
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
174
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
175
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
176
Tire Pressure Light
176
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Light
179
Security Light
180
Cruise Control Light
180
Highbeam On Light
180
Fuel Gage
181
Auto Stop Mode
182
Charge/Assist Gage
182
Fuel Economy Light
183
Driver Information Center (DIC)
183
DIC Operation and Displays
184
DIC Warnings and Messages
187
DIC Vehicle Personalization
191
Audio System(s)
197
Setting the Clock
198
Radio(s)
199
Using an MP3
208
XM Radio Messages
214
Bluetooth®
215
Theft-Deterrent Feature
226
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
226
Radio Reception
228
Backglass Antenna
229
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
229
Chime Level Adjustment
229
Driving Your Vehicle
231
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
232
Defensive Driving
232
Drunk Driving
232
Control of a Vehicle
233
Braking
233
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
234
Braking in Emergencies
235
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
236
Traction Control System (TCS)
237
Steering
240
Off-Road Recovery
241
Passing
242
Loss of Control
242
Driving at Night
243
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
244
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
245
Highway Hypnosis
245
Hill and Mountain Roads
246
Winter Driving
247
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
249
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
250
Loading the Vehicle
250
Towing
255
Towing Your Vehicle
255
Recreational Vehicle Towing
255
Towing a Trailer
258
Service and Appearance Care
259
Service
261
Accessories and Modifications
261
California Proposition 65 Warning
262
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
262
Doing Your Own Service Work
262
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
263
Fuel
264
Gasoline Octane
264
Gasoline Specifications
265
California Fuel
265
Additives
265
Fuels in Foreign Countries
266
Filling the Tank
267
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
269
Checking Things Under the Hood
270
Hood Release
270
Engine Compartment Overview
272
Engine Oil
273
Engine Oil Life System
276
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
280
Cooling System
280
Engine Coolant
281
Engine Overheating
286
Windshield Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
289
Battery
292
Jump Starting
293
Headlamp Aiming
297
Bulb Replacement
297
Halogen Bulbs
297
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
298
License Plate Lamp
299
Replacement Bulbs
300
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
300
Tires
301
Tire Sidewall Labeling
302
Tire Terminology and Definitions
304
Inflation - Tire Pressure
307
High-Speed Operation
308
Tire Pressure Monitor System
309
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
310
Tire Inspection and Rotation
313
When It Is Time for New Tires
315
Buying New Tires
316
Different Size Tires and Wheels
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
318
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
320
Tire Chains
322
If a Tire Goes Flat
323
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
324
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
331
Appearance Care
331
Interior Cleaning
331
Fabric/Carpet
333
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
334
Care of Safety Belts
334
Weatherstrips
334
Washing Your Vehicle
335
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
335
Finish Care
336
Windshield and Wiper Blades
336
Aluminum Wheels
337
Tires
337
Sheet Metal Damage
338
Finish Damage
338
Underbody Maintenance
338
Chemical Paint Spotting
338
Vehicle Identification
339
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
339
Service Parts Identification Label
339
Electrical System
340
Intermediate Voltage Devices and Wiring
340
Add-On Electrical Equipment
340
Windshield Wiper Fuses
340
Power Windows and Other Power Options
341
Fuses
341
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
341
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
344
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
347
Capacities and Specifications
350
Maintenance Schedule
351
Maintenance Schedule
352
Introduction
352
Scheduled Maintenance
353
Owner Checks and Services
358
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
360
Maintenance Replacement Parts
361
Engine Drive Belt Routing
362
Maintenance Record
363
Customer Assistance Information
367
Customer Assistance and Information
368
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
368
Online Owner Center
371
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
372
Customer Assistance Offices
372
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
372
Roadside Assistance Program
373
Scheduling Service Appointments
375
Courtesy Transportation Program
375
Collision Damage Repair
377
Reporting Safety Defects
380
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
381
Service Publications Ordering Information
381
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
382
Event Data Recorders
383
Navigation System
383
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
384
Radio Frequency Statement
384
Index
385

FAQ about the 2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid Manual

What contains the 2010 Aura Hybrid manual?

The Saturn Aura Hybrid owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saturn to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saturn Aura 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 Aura Hybrid 2010 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saturn Aura Hybrid owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid Owners Manual?

The Saturn Aura Hybrid owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saturn Aura Hybrid 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 Saturn Aura Hybrid (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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