2013 GMC Yukon Owner's Manual

2013 GMC Yukon owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
7.71 MB

Table of Contents

2013 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL Owner Manual 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
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
15
Second Row Seats
16
Third Row Seats
16
Heated and Ventilated Seats
16
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
20
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
20
Exterior Lighting
21
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
24
Four-Wheel Drive
25
Vehicle Features
26
Radio(s)
26
Satellite Radio
28
Portable Audio Devices
28
Bluetooth®
28
Steering Wheel Controls
28
Cruise Control
29
Navigation System
29
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
30
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
30
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
30
Power Outlets
30
Universal Remote System
31
Sunroof
31
Performance and Maintenance
32
StabiliTrak® System
32
Tire Pressure Monitor
32
Engine Oil Life System
33
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
33
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
33
Roadside Assistance Program
34
OnStar®
34
Keys, Doors, and Windows
35
Keys and Locks
36
Keys
36
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
36
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
37
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
43
Doors
43
Liftgate
43
Power Assist Steps
46
Vehicle Security
47
Vehicle Alarm System
47
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
49
Exterior Mirrors
50
Convex Mirrors
50
Manual Mirrors
50
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
51
Folding Mirrors
52
Heated Mirrors
52
Automatic Dimming Mirror
53
Park Tilt Mirrors
53
Interior Mirrors
53
Manual Rearview Mirror
53
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
54
Windows
54
Power Windows
55
Sun Visors
56
Roof
56
Sunroof
56
Seats and Restraints
59
Head Restraints
60
Front Seats
61
Seat Adjustment
61
Center Seat
61
Power Seat Adjustment
62
Lumbar Adjustment
62
Reclining Seatbacks
63
Memory Seats
65
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
67
Rear Seats
68
Heated Rear Seats
68
Second Row Seats
69
Third Row Seats
73
Safety Belts
76
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
77
Lap-Shoulder Belt
78
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
84
Lap Belt
84
Safety Belt Extender
85
Safety System Check
85
Safety Belt Care
85
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
86
Airbag System
86
Where Are the Airbags?
88
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
90
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
92
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
92
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
93
Passenger Sensing System
94
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
98
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
99
Airbag System Check
100
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
101
Child Restraints
101
Older Children
101
Infants and Young Children
103
Child Restraint Systems
106
Where to Put the Restraint
107
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
109
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
116
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat Position)
116
Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position)
116
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
119
Storage
123
Storage Compartments
123
Glove Box
123
Cupholders
123
Armrest Storage
124
Rear Storage
124
Center Console Storage
124
Additional Storage Features
124
Cargo Cover
124
Roof Rack System
125
Instruments and Controls
127
Controls
128
Steering Wheel Adjustment
128
Steering Wheel Controls
128
Horn
130
Windshield Wiper/Washer
130
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
131
Compass
131
Clock
133
Power Outlets
134
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
136
Instrument Cluster
137
Speedometer
138
Odometer
138
Trip Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Fuel Gauge
138
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
139
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
140
Voltmeter Gauge
141
Safety Belt Reminders
142
Airbag Readiness Light
142
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
143
Charging System Light
144
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
145
Brake System Warning Light
147
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
148
Tow/Haul Mode Light
148
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
149
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
149
Tire Pressure Light
149
Engine Oil Pressure Light
150
Low Fuel Warning Light
150
Security Light
151
High-Beam On Light
151
Front Fog Lamp Light
151
Cruise Control Light
152
Information Displays
152
Driver Information Center (DIC)
152
Vehicle Messages
161
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
161
Brake System Messages
161
Door Ajar Messages
162
Engine Cooling System Messages
163
Engine Oil Messages
163
Engine Power Messages
164
Fuel System Messages
164
Key and Lock Messages
165
Lamp Messages
165
Object Detection System Messages
165
Ride Control System Messages
166
Airbag System Messages
167
Security Messages
167
Tire Messages
168
Transmission Messages
168
Vehicle Reminder Messages
169
Washer Fluid Messages
170
Vehicle Personalization
171
Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons)
171
Universal Remote System
179
Universal Remote System Programming
179
Universal Remote System Operation
184
Lighting
185
Exterior Lighting
185
Exterior Lamp Controls
185
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
186
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
186
Flash-to-Pass
186
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
187
Automatic Headlamp System
187
Hazard Warning Flashers
189
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
189
Fog Lamps
190
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
190
Interior Lighting
191
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
191
Dome Lamps
191
Reading Lamps
192
Lighting Features
192
Entry Lighting
192
Exit Lighting
192
Battery Load Management
192
Battery Power Protection
193
Infotainment System
195
Introduction
195
Infotainment
195
Theft-Deterrent Feature
196
Overview (Radio with CD (MP3))
197
Overview (Radio with CD, USB, and DVD (MP3))
199
Operation
200
Radio
204
AM-FM Radio
204
Satellite Radio
205
Radio Reception
208
Rear Side Window Antenna
209
Satellite Radio Antenna
210
Audio Players
210
CD Player
210
CD/DVD Player
215
Auxiliary Devices
225
Rear Seat Infotainment
230
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
230
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
240
Phone
242
Bluetooth
242
Trademarks and License Agreements
249
Climate Controls
251
Climate Control Systems
251
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
254
Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate Control Only)
260
Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio)
261
Air Vents
263
Driving and Operating
265
Driving Information
266
Distracted Driving
266
Defensive Driving
267
Drunk Driving
267
Control of a Vehicle
268
Braking
268
Steering
268
Off-Road Recovery
269
Loss of Control
269
Off-Road Driving
270
Driving on Wet Roads
275
Highway Hypnosis
276
Hill and Mountain Roads
276
Winter Driving
277
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
279
Vehicle Load Limits
280
Starting and Operating
285
New Vehicle Break-In
285
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
285
Ignition Positions
286
Starting the Engine
287
Engine Heater
289
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
289
Shifting Into Park
290
Shifting out of Park
291
Parking over Things That Burn
292
Active Fuel Management®
292
Engine Exhaust
292
Running the Vehicle While Parked
293
Automatic Transmission
293
Manual Mode
296
Tow/Haul Mode
297
Drive Systems
298
Four-Wheel Drive (Two Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
298
Four-Wheel Drive (Single Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
303
Brakes
305
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
305
Parking Brake
306
Brake Assist
306
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
307
Ride Control Systems
307
StabiliTrak® System
307
Locking Rear Axle
310
Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
310
Automatic Level Control
311
Cruise Control
311
Object Detection Systems
314
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
314
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
315
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
317
Fuel
321
Recommended Fuel
322
Gasoline Specifications
322
California Fuel Requirements
322
Fuels in Foreign Countries
322
Fuel Additives
322
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
323
Filling the Tank
324
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Towing
327
General Towing Information
327
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
327
Trailer Towing
330
Towing Equipment
335
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
344
Conversions and Add-Ons
344
Add-On Electrical Equipment
344
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
345
Vehicle Care
349
General Information
350
California Proposition 65 Warning
350
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
351
Accessories and Modifications
351
Vehicle Checks
351
Doing Your Own Service Work
351
Hood
352
Engine Compartment Overview
353
Engine Oil
354
Engine Oil Life System
357
Automatic Transmission Fluid
358
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
361
Cooling System
362
Engine Coolant
363
Engine Overheating
366
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
368
Engine Fan
368
Power Steering Fluid
369
Washer Fluid
370
Brakes
370
Brake Fluid
371
Battery
373
Four-Wheel Drive
374
Front Axle
374
Rear Axle
375
Starter Switch Check
376
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
377
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
377
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
377
Wiper Blade Replacement
378
Glass Replacement
379
Headlamp Aiming
379
Bulb Replacement
379
Halogen Bulbs
379
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
379
License Plate Lamp
380
Replacement Bulbs
381
Electrical System
381
Electrical System Overload
381
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
382
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
382
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
386
Wheels and Tires
389
Tires
389
All-Season Tires
390
Winter Tires
391
Summer Tires
391
Tire Sidewall Labeling
391
Tire Designations
394
Tire Terminology and Definitions
395
Tire Pressure
398
Tire Pressure Monitor System
399
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
400
Tire Inspection
403
Tire Rotation
403
When It Is Time for New Tires
405
Buying New Tires
405
Different Size Tires and Wheels
407
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
408
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
409
Wheel Replacement
409
Tire Chains
410
If a Tire Goes Flat
411
Tire Changing
413
Secondary Latch System
424
Full-Size Spare Tire
426
Jump Starting
427
Towing
432
Towing the Vehicle
432
Recreational Vehicle Towing
432
Appearance Care
438
Exterior Care
438
Interior Care
441
Floor Mats
444
Service and Maintenance
445
General Information
445
Maintenance Schedule
446
Special Application Services
452
Additional Maintenance and Care
452
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
455
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
455
Maintenance Replacement Parts
457
Maintenance Records
458
Technical Data
463
Vehicle Identification
463
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
463
Service Parts Identification Label
463
Vehicle Data
464
Capacities and Specifications
464
Engine Drive Belt Routing
466
Customer Information
467
Customer Information
468
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
468
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
470
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
471
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
471
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
472
Online Owner Center
472
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
473
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
473
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
477
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
479
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
479
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
480
Service Publications Ordering Information
483
Reporting Safety Defects
484
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
484
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
484
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
485
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
485
Event Data Recorders
485
OnStar®
486
Navigation System
486
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
487
Radio Frequency Statement
487
OnStar
489
OnStar Overview
489
OnStar Services
490
Emergency
490
Security
490
Navigation
490
Connections
492
Diagnostics
493
OnStar Additional Information
493
Index
497
Index_A
497
Index_B
498
Index_C
498
Index_D
499
Index_E
500
Index_F
500
Index_G
501
Index_H
501
Index_I
502
Index_J
502
Index_K
502
Index_L
502
Index_M
503
Index_N
504
Index_O
504
Index_P
504
Index_R
505
Index_S
506
Index_T
507
Index_U
508
Index_V
508
Index_W
508

FAQ about the 2013 GMC Yukon Manual

What contains the 2013 Yukon manual?

The GMC Yukon owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Yukon. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Yukon 2013 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Yukon owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2013 GMC Yukon Owners Manual?

The GMC Yukon owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Yukon year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Yukon (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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