2014 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2014 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
5.34 MB

Table of Contents

2014 GMC Savana 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
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
14
Airbag On-Off Switch
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
24
Navigation System
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
25
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
E85 or FlexFuel
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Assistance Program
27
OnStar®
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
29
Keys
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
30
Remote Vehicle Start
32
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Cargo Door Relocking
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
35
Safety Locks
36
Doors
36
Side Door (60/40 Swing-Out)
36
Sliding Door
37
Rear Doors
38
Vehicle Security
39
Immobilizer
39
Immobilizer Operation
39
Exterior Mirrors
40
Convex Mirrors
40
Manual Mirrors
40
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
41
Power Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
41
Interior Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
42
Manual Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
42
Manual Windows
42
Power Windows
42
Swing-Out Windows
43
Enhanced Technology Glass
44
Sun Visors
45
Seats and Restraints
47
Head Restraints
48
Front Seats
48
Seat Adjustment
48
Power Seat Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
49
Rear Seats
51
Safety Belts
54
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
55
Lap-Shoulder Belt
56
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
60
Safety Belt Extender
61
Safety System Check
61
Safety Belt Care
61
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
61
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
65
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
68
Airbag On-Off Switch
69
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Airbag System Check
78
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
78
Child Restraints
79
Older Children
79
Infants and Young Children
81
Child Restraint Systems
83
Where to Put the Restraint
85
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
87
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
93
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
93
Securing Child Restraints (Front Seat with Passenger Sensing System)
95
Securing Child Restraints (Front Seat with Airbag On/Off Switch)
98
Storage
103
Storage Compartments
103
Front Storage
103
Instruments and Controls
105
Controls
106
Steering Wheel Adjustment
106
Steering Wheel Controls
106
Horn
107
Windshield Wiper/Washer
107
Compass
108
Clock
110
Power Outlets
111
Cigarette Lighter
112
Ashtrays
112
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
112
Instrument Cluster
114
Speedometer
115
Odometer
115
Trip Odometer
115
Fuel Gauge
115
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
117
Voltmeter Gauge
118
Safety Belt Reminders
119
Airbag Readiness Light
119
Airbag On-Off Light
120
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
121
Charging System Light
122
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
122
Brake System Warning Light
125
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
126
Tow/Haul Mode Light
126
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
126
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
127
Tire Pressure Light
127
Engine Oil Pressure Light
128
Low Fuel Warning Light
128
Security Light
129
High-Beam On Light
129
Cruise Control Light
129
Information Displays
129
Driver Information Center (DIC)
129
Vehicle Messages
134
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
135
Brake System Messages
135
Compass Messages
135
Door Ajar Messages
135
Engine Cooling System Messages
136
Engine Oil Messages
136
Engine Power Messages
137
Fuel System Messages
137
Key and Lock Messages
138
Lamp Messages
138
Object Detection System Messages
138
Ride Control System Messages
138
Airbag System Messages
140
Security Messages
140
Service Vehicle Messages
140
Tire Messages
140
Transmission Messages
141
Vehicle Reminder Messages
142
Vehicle Personalization
143
Lighting
149
Exterior Lighting
149
Exterior Lamp Controls
149
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
150
Flash-to-Pass
150
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
150
Automatic Headlamp System
151
Hazard Warning Flashers
152
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
152
Interior Lighting
153
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
153
Dome Lamps
153
Reading Lamps
154
Lighting Features
154
Entry/Exit Lighting
154
Battery Load Management
154
Battery Power Protection
155
Infotainment System
157
Introduction
157
Infotainment
157
Theft-Deterrent Feature
158
Overview (AM-FM Radio)
159
Overview (Radio with CD)
161
Operation
162
Radio
164
AM-FM Radio
164
Satellite Radio
165
Radio Reception
167
Fixed Mast Antenna (Multi-Band)
168
Fixed Mast Antenna (Care)
168
Audio Players
168
CD Player
168
Auxiliary Devices
173
Phone
178
Bluetooth
178
Climate Controls
187
Climate Control Systems
187
Rear Heating System
190
Rear Climate Control System
190
Air Vents
193
Driving and Operating
195
Driving Information
196
Distracted Driving
196
Defensive Driving
197
Drunk Driving
197
Control of a Vehicle
197
Braking
197
Steering
198
Off-Road Recovery
199
Loss of Control
199
Driving on Wet Roads
200
Highway Hypnosis
200
Hill and Mountain Roads
201
Winter Driving
201
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
203
Vehicle Load Limits
204
Starting and Operating
208
New Vehicle Break-In
208
Ignition Positions
209
Starting the Engine
210
Fast Idle System
212
Engine Heater
212
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
213
Shifting Into Park
213
Shifting out of Park
214
Parking over Things That Burn
215
Engine Exhaust
215
Running the Vehicle While Parked
216
Automatic Transmission
216
Automatic Transmission (Six Speed)
216
Automatic Transmission (Four Speed)
220
Manual Mode
222
Tow/Haul Mode
223
Drive Systems
224
All-Wheel Drive
224
Brakes
224
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
224
Parking Brake
225
Ride Control Systems
226
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
226
Locking Rear Axle
228
Cruise Control
228
Driver Assistance Systems
231
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
231
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
232
Fuel
235
Recommended Fuel
236
Gasoline Specifications
236
California Fuel Requirements
237
Fuels in Foreign Countries
237
Fuel Additives
237
E85 or FlexFuel
237
Filling the Tank
238
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
240
Trailer Towing
240
General Towing Information
240
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
240
Towing Equipment
248
Conversions and Add-Ons
251
Add-On Electrical Equipment
251
Vehicle Care
253
General Information
254
California Proposition 65 Warning
254
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
255
Accessories and Modifications
255
Vehicle Checks
255
Doing Your Own Service Work
255
Hood
256
Engine Compartment Overview
258
Engine Oil
259
Engine Oil Life System
262
Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
262
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
265
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
268
Cooling System
269
Engine Coolant
270
Engine Overheating
274
Engine Fan
275
Power Steering Fluid
276
Washer Fluid
277
Brakes
277
Brake Fluid
278
Battery
280
All-Wheel Drive
280
Front Axle
281
Rear Axle
282
Noise Control System
282
Starter Switch Check
283
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
284
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
284
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
284
Wiper Blade Replacement
285
Headlamp Aiming
285
Bulb Replacement
286
Halogen Bulbs
286
Headlamps
286
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
288
Taillamps
288
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
289
License Plate Lamp
290
Replacement Bulbs
290
Electrical System
291
Electrical System Overload
291
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
292
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
292
Floor Console Fuse Block
296
Wheels and Tires
298
Tires
298
All-Season Tires
299
Winter Tires
299
All-Terrain Tires
300
Tire Sidewall Labeling
300
Tire Designations
302
Tire Terminology and Definitions
304
Tire Pressure
307
Tire Pressure Monitor System
308
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
309
Tire Inspection
312
Tire Rotation
313
Dual Tire Rotation
314
When It Is Time for New Tires
314
Buying New Tires
315
Different Size Tires and Wheels
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
319
Tire Chains
320
If a Tire Goes Flat
321
Tire Changing
322
Full-Size Spare Tire
330
Jump Starting
331
Towing the Vehicle
335
Recreational Vehicle Towing
335
Appearance Care
338
Exterior Care
338
Interior Care
343
Floor Mats
346
Service and Maintenance
347
General Information
347
Maintenance Schedule
349
Special Application Services
354
Additional Maintenance and Care
354
Recommended Fluids
357
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
357
Maintenance Replacement Parts
359
Maintenance Records
360
Technical Data
365
Vehicle Identification
365
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
365
Service Parts Identification Label
365
Vehicle Data
366
Capacities and Specifications
366
Engine Drive Belt Routing
369
Customer Information
371
Customer Information
371
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
371
Customer Assistance Offices
373
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
374
Online Owner Center
374
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
375
Roadside Assistance Program
375
Scheduling Service Appointments
377
Courtesy Transportation Program
377
Collision Damage Repair
379
Service Publications Ordering Information
381
Reporting Safety Defects
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
383
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
384
Vehicle Data Recording
384
OnStar®
384
Navigation System
385
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
385
Radio Frequency Statement
385
OnStar
387
OnStar Overview
387
OnStar Services
388
Emergency
388
Security
388
Navigation
388
Connections
389
Diagnostics
391
OnStar Additional Information
391
Index
397
Index_A
397
Index_B
397
Index_C
398
Index_D
399
Index_E
400
Index_F
400
Index_G
401
Index_H
401
Index_I
402
Index_J
402
Index_K
402
Index_L
402
Index_M
403
Index_N
403
Index_O
403
Index_P
404
Index_R
404
Index_S
405
Index_T
407
Index_U
408
Index_V
408
Index_W
408

FAQ about the 2014 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2014 Savana manual?

The GMC Savana owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Savana. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Savana 2014 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Savana owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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