2010 Saturn Vue Owner's Manual

2010 Saturn Vue owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Vue
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.28 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Saturn VUE BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belt
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Vehicle Features
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
21
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
21
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Navigation System
22
Cruise Control
22
Power Outlets
23
Sunroof
23
Performance and Maintenance
23
Traction Control System (TCS)
23
StabiliTrak®
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
26
OnStar®
26
Keys, Doors and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
30
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
31
Remote Vehicle Start
32
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
34
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
35
Safety Locks
35
Doors
36
Liftgate
36
Vehicle Security
37
Anti-Theft Alarm System
37
Immobilizer
38
Immobilizer Operation
38
Exterior Mirrors
40
Convex Mirrors
40
Power Mirrors
40
Heated Mirrors
40
Interior Mirrors
41
Manual Rearview Mirror
41
Windows
41
Power Windows
42
Sun Visors
43
Roof
43
Sunroof
43
Seats and Restraints
45
Head Restraints
46
Active Head Restraints
47
Front Seats
47
Seat Adjustment
47
Power Seat Adjustment
48
Lumbar Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
49
Heated Front Seats
51
Folding Seatback
52
Rear Seats
53
Safety Belts
54
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
63
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
67
Safety Belt Extender
67
Safety System Check
67
Safety Belt Care
68
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
68
Airbag System
69
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
78
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Airbag System Check
85
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
85
Child Restraints
86
Older Children
86
Infants and Young Children
88
Child Restraint Systems
91
Where to Put the Restraint
92
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
94
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
99
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position)
100
Securing Child Restraints (Front Seat Position)
102
Storage
105
Storage Compartments
105
Instrument Panel Storage
105
Glove Box
105
Cupholders
105
Front Storage
106
Sunglasses Storage
106
Armrest Storage
106
Center Console Storage
106
Additional Storage Features
107
Cargo Cover
107
Cargo Tie Downs
107
Cargo Management System
107
Convenience Net
108
Roof Rack System
108
Instruments and Controls
111
Controls
112
Steering Wheel Adjustment
112
Steering Wheel Controls
113
Horn
113
Windshield Wiper/Washer
113
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
115
Compass
115
Clock
118
Power Outlets
118
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
119
Instrument Cluster
120
Speedometer
121
Odometer
121
Trip Odometer
121
Tachometer
121
Fuel Gage
121
Safety Belt Reminders
122
Airbag Readiness Light
123
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
124
Charging System Light
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
125
Service Vehicle Soon Light
128
Brake System Warning Light
128
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
All-Wheel-Drive Light
129
Power Steering Warning Light
130
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
130
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
130
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
131
Tire Pressure Light
131
Engine Oil Pressure Light
132
Change Engine Oil Light
132
Low Fuel Warning Light
133
Security Light
133
Reduced Engine Power Light
133
High-Beam on Light
134
Fog Lamp Light
134
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
134
Cruise Control Light
135
Door Ajar Light
135
Gate Ajar Light
135
Information Displays
135
Driver Information Center (DIC)
135
Vehicle Messages
141
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
141
Brake System Messages
141
Compass Messages
141
Cruise Control Messages
142
Door Ajar Messages
142
Engine Cooling System Messages
142
Engine Oil Messages
143
Engine Power Messages
144
Fuel System Messages
144
Key and Lock Messages
145
Ride Control System Messages
145
Airbag System Messages
146
Service Vehicle Messages
147
Tire Messages
147
Transmission Messages
148
Vehicle Reminder Messages
149
Vehicle Personalization
149
Universal Remote System
155
Universal Remote System Programming
156
Universal Remote System Operation
159
Lighting
161
Exterior Lighting
161
Exterior Lamp Controls
161
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
162
Flash-to-Pass
162
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
162
Automatic Headlamp System
163
Hazard Warning Flashers
163
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
164
Fog Lamps
164
Interior Lighting
165
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
165
Dome Lamps
165
Reading Lamps
165
Lighting Features
165
Entry Lighting
165
Battery Load Management
166
Battery Power Protection
166
Infotainment System
167
Introduction
167
Theft-Deterrent Feature
168
Operation
168
Radio
170
AM-FM Radio
170
Satellite Radio
172
Radio Reception
176
Fixed Mast Antenna
177
Satellite Radio Antenna
177
Audio Players
177
CD Player
177
MP3
179
Auxiliary Devices
183
Phone
184
Bluetooth
184
Climate Controls
195
Climate Control Systems
195
Automatic Climate Control System
199
Air Vents
203
Maintenance
203
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
203
Driving and Operating
205
Driving Information
206
Driver Behavior
206
Driving Environment
206
Vehicle Design
206
Defensive Driving
207
Drunk Driving
207
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
208
Steering
209
Off-Road Recovery
210
Loss of Control
211
Off-Road Driving
212
Driving on Wet Roads
222
Highway Hypnosis
222
Hill and Mountain Roads
223
Winter Driving
224
If the Vehicle is Stuck
226
Vehicle Load Limits
226
Starting and Operating
231
New Vehicle Break-In
231
Ignition Positions
232
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
233
Starting the Engine
233
Engine Coolant Heater
234
Shifting Into Park
235
Shifting Out of Park
237
Parking Over Things That Burn
237
Engine Exhaust
238
Running the Vehicle While Parked
238
Automatic Transmission
239
Manual Mode
241
Drive Systems
242
All-Wheel Drive
242
Brakes
242
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
242
Parking Brake
243
Ride Control Systems
244
Traction Control System (TCS)
244
StabiliTrak System
245
Cruise Control
246
Object Detection Systems
248
Recommended Fuel
252
Gasoline Specifications
252
California Fuel Requirements
252
Fuels in Foreign Countries
253
Fuel Additives
253
Filling the Tank
254
General Towing Information
256
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
257
Trailer Towing
260
Towing Equipment
264
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
274
Engine Oil Life System
276
Automatic Transmission Fluid
278
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
278
Cooling System
280
Engine Coolant
281
Engine Overheating
286
Power Steering Fluid
287
Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
289
Brake Fluid
290
Battery
291
All-Wheel Drive
292
Starter Switch Check
293
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
294
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
294
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
295
Wiper Blade Replacement
295
Headlamp Aiming
296
Bulb Replacement
299
Halogen Bulbs
299
Headlamps
299
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
300
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
301
License Plate Lamp
302
Replacement Bulbs
302
Electrical System
303
Electrical System Overload
303
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
303
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
304
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
306
Wheels and Tires
309
Tires
309
Tire Sidewall Labeling
310
Tire Designations
312
Tire Terminology and Definitions
313
Tire Pressure
316
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
318
Tire Pressure Monitor System
318
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
320
Tire Inspection
323
Tire Rotation
323
When It Is Time for New Tires
324
Buying New Tires
325
Different Size Tires and Wheels
327
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
328
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
329
Wheel Replacement
330
Tire Chains
330
If a Tire Goes Flat
331
Tire Changing
333
Compact Spare Tire
339
Jump Starting
340
Towing
344
Towing the Vehicle
344
Recreational Vehicle Towing
344
Appearance Care
348
Exterior Care
348
Interior Care
352
Service and Maintenance
355
General Information
355
Scheduled Maintenance
356
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
361
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
361
Maintenance Replacement Parts
363
Maintenance Records
364
Technical Data
367
Vehicle Identification
367
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
367
Service Parts Identification Label
367
Vehicle Data
368
Capacities and Specifications
368
Engine Drive Belt Routing
370
Customer Information
371
Customer Information
371
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
371
Customer Assistance Offices
374
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
374
Online Owner Center
375
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
375
Roadside Assistance Program
376
Scheduling Service Appointments
378
Courtesy Transportation Program
378
Collision Damage Repair
380
Service Publications Ordering Information
382
Reporting Safety Defects
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
384
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
384
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
385
Event Data Recorders
385
OnStar®
386
Navigation System
386
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
386
Radio Frequency Statement
386
Index
387
Index_A
387
Index_B
388
Index_C
388
Index_D
389
Index_E
390
Index_F
390
Index_G
391
Index_H
391
Index_I
392
Index_J
392
Index_K
392
Index_L
392
Index_M
393
Index_N
393
Index_O
393
Index_P
394
Index_R
394
Index_S
395
Index_T
396
Index_U
397
Index_V
397
Index_W
398

FAQ about the 2010 Saturn Vue Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saturn Vue owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Saturn Vue
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2010 Saturn Vue Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Saturn Vue 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 Vue (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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