2010 Saturn Aura Owner's Manual

2010 Saturn Aura owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Aura
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.39 MB

Table of Contents

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1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Second Row Seats
14
Safety Belt
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices (Auxiliary Input or USB Port)
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Bluetooth®
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
25
Power Outlets
26
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control System (TCS)
26
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Assistance Program
29
OnStar®
30
Seats and Restraint System
33
Head Restraints
34
Front Seats
36
Manual Seats
36
Power Seats
37
Power Lumbar
37
Heated Seats
38
Reclining Seatbacks
38
Power Lift Seat
41
Rear Seats
42
Split Folding Rear Seat
42
Safety Belts
44
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
44
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
57
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Safety Belt Extender
63
Child Restraints
64
Older Children
64
Infants and Young Children
67
Child Restraint Systems
71
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?
93
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
111
Remote Vehicle Start
113
Doors and Locks
116
Door Locks
116
Power Door Locks
116
Door Ajar Reminder
116
Delayed Locking
117
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
117
Rear Door Security Locks
118
Lockout Protection
118
Trunk
119
Windows
121
Power Windows
122
Sun Visors
123
Theft-Deterrent Systems
123
Content Theft-Deterrent
124
Electronic Immobilizer
125
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
127
New Vehicle Break-In
127
Ignition Positions
127
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
128
Starting the Engine
128
Engine Coolant Heater
130
Automatic Transmission Operation (Six Speed Transmission)
131
Parking Brake
134
Shifting Into Park
135
Shifting Out of Park
136
Parking Over Things That Burn
137
Engine Exhaust
138
Running the Vehicle While Parked
139
Mirrors
140
Manual Rearview Mirror
140
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
140
Compass
141
Outside Power Mirrors
142
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
142
Outside Heated Mirrors
142
Universal Home Remote System
142
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
143
Storage Areas
149
Glove Box
149
Cupholders
149
Center Console Storage
149
Convenience Net
150
Sunroof
150
Instrument Panel
153
Instrument Panel Overview
155
Hazard Warning Flashers
155
Horn
155
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
155
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
156
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
156
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
157
Flash-to-Pass
157
Windshield Wipers
157
Windshield Washer
158
Cruise Control
159
Headlamps
162
Headlamps on Reminder
162
Headlamps Off in Park
162
Delayed Headlamps
163
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
163
Automatic Headlamp System
163
Fog Lamps
164
Instrument Panel Brightness
165
Dome Lamps
165
Entry/Exit Lighting
165
Parade Dimming
165
Reading Lamps
165
Electric Power Management
166
Battery Run-Down Protection
166
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
167
Climate Controls
168
Climate Control System
168
Automatic Climate Control System
171
Outlet Adjustment
175
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
176
Instrument Panel Cluster
177
Speedometer and Odometer
178
Trip Odometer
178
Tachometer
178
Safety Belt Reminders
178
Airbag Readiness Light
180
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
181
Charging System Light
182
Brake System Warning Light
182
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
183
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
184
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
185
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
185
Tire Pressure Light
186
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
186
Oil Pressure Light
189
Security Light
189
Cruise Control Light
190
Highbeam On Light
190
Fuel Gage
190
Driver Information Center (DIC)
191
DIC Operation and Displays
192
DIC Warnings and Messages
194
DIC Vehicle Personalization
198
Audio System(s)
202
Setting the Clock
203
Radio(s)
204
Using an MP3
213
XM Radio Messages
219
Bluetooth®
220
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
231
Theft-Deterrent Feature
233
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
234
Radio Reception
235
Backglass Antenna
236
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
236
Chime Level Adjustment
236
Driving Your Vehicle
237
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
238
Defensive Driving
238
Drunk Driving
238
Control of a Vehicle
239
Braking
239
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
240
Braking in Emergencies
241
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
241
Traction Control System (TCS)
243
Steering
245
Off-Road Recovery
247
Passing
247
Loss of Control
247
Driving at Night
248
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
249
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
250
Highway Hypnosis
250
Hill and Mountain Roads
251
Winter Driving
252
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
254
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
254
Loading the Vehicle
255
Towing
260
Towing Your Vehicle
260
Recreational Vehicle Towing
260
Towing a Trailer
263
Service and Appearance Care
271
Service
273
Accessories and Modifications
273
California Proposition 65 Warning
274
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
274
Doing Your Own Service Work
274
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
275
Fuel
275
Gasoline Octane
276
Gasoline Specifications
276
California Fuel
276
Additives
277
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Filling the Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
282
Checking Things Under the Hood
282
Hood Release
283
Engine Compartment Overview
284
Engine Oil
287
Engine Oil Life System
290
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
291
Automatic Transmission Fluid
293
Cooling System
294
Engine Coolant
295
Engine Overheating
298
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
300
Power Steering Fluid
300
Windshield Washer Fluid
302
Brakes
303
Battery
305
Jump Starting
306
Headlamp Aiming
310
Bulb Replacement
311
Halogen Bulbs
311
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
311
License Plate Lamp
313
Replacement Bulbs
313
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
314
Tires
314
Tire Sidewall Labeling
315
Tire Terminology and Definitions
318
Inflation - Tire Pressure
321
High-Speed Operation
322
Tire Pressure Monitor System
323
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
324
Tire Inspection and Rotation
327
When It Is Time for New Tires
329
Buying New Tires
330
Different Size Tires and Wheels
331
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
332
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
333
Wheel Replacement
334
Tire Chains
335
If a Tire Goes Flat
336
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
337
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
344
Changing a Flat Tire
344
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
346
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
348
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
354
Compact Spare Tire
358
Appearance Care
359
Interior Cleaning
359
Fabric/Carpet
360
Leather
361
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
361
Care of Safety Belts
361
Weatherstrips
362
Washing Your Vehicle
362
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
362
Finish Care
362
Windshield and Wiper Blades
363
Aluminum Wheels
364
Tires
364
Sheet Metal Damage
364
Finish Damage
365
Underbody Maintenance
365
Chemical Paint Spotting
365
Vehicle Identification
365
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
365
Service Parts Identification Label
366
Electrical System
366
Add-On Electrical Equipment
366
Windshield Wiper Fuses
366
Power Windows and Other Power Options
367
Fuses
367
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
367
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
370
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
372
Capacities and Specifications
375
Maintenance Schedule
377
Maintenance Schedule
378
Introduction
378
Scheduled Maintenance
379
Owner Checks and Services
384
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
386
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
400
Courtesy Transportation Program
401
Collision Damage Repair
402
Reporting Safety Defects
405
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
405
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
406
Service Publications Ordering Information
406
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
407
Event Data Recorders
408
Navigation System
408
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
409
Radio Frequency Statement
409
Index
411

FAQ about the 2010 Saturn Aura Manual

What contains the 2010 Aura manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Saturn Aura, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2010 Saturn Aura Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Aura 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 (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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