2015 GMC Sierra Owner's Manual

2015 GMC Sierra owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
GMC
Model:
Sierra
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
6.81 MB

Table of Contents

2015 GMC Sierra Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
17
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
17
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
18
Passenger Sensing System
18
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
20
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
21
Interior Lighting
21
Exterior Lighting
22
Windshield Wiper/Washer
23
Climate Controls
24
Transmission
26
Four-Wheel Drive
27
Vehicle Features
28
Infotainment System
28
Radio(s)
28
Satellite Radio
29
Portable Audio Devices
29
Bluetooth®
30
Steering Wheel Controls
30
Cruise Control
31
Driver Information Center (DIC)
31
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
32
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
32
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
32
Parking Assist
32
Power Outlets
33
Universal Remote System
33
Sunroof
33
Performance and Maintenance
34
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
34
Tire Pressure Monitor
35
Engine Oil Life System
35
E85 or FlexFuel
36
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
36
Roadside Assistance Program
36
OnStar®
37
Keys, Doors, and Windows
38
Keys and Locks
38
Keys
38
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
40
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
40
Remote Vehicle Start
43
Door Locks
44
Power Door Locks
45
Delayed Locking
45
Automatic Door Locks
45
Lockout Protection
46
Safety Locks
46
Doors
46
Tailgate
46
Vehicle Security
48
Vehicle Alarm System
48
Immobilizer
49
Immobilizer Operation
49
Exterior Mirrors
50
Convex Mirrors
50
Manual Mirrors
50
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
51
Folding Mirrors
52
Heated Mirrors
53
Automatic Dimming Mirror
53
Blind Spot Mirrors
53
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
54
Interior Mirrors
54
Interior Rearview Mirrors
54
Manual Rearview Mirror
54
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
55
Windows
55
Manual Windows
55
Power Windows
55
Rear Windows
58
Sun Visors
58
Roof
59
Sunroof
59
Seats and Restraints
60
Head Restraints
61
Front Seats
62
Seat Adjustment
62
Center Seat
62
Power Seat Adjustment
63
Lumbar Adjustment
63
Reclining Seatbacks
64
Memory Seats
65
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
67
Rear Seats
69
Rear Seats (Double Cab Full Bench)
69
Rear Seats (Split Bench)
70
Safety Belts
71
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
72
Lap-Shoulder Belt
73
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
78
Lap Belt
78
Safety Belt Extender
79
Safety System Check
79
Safety Belt Care
79
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
80
Airbag System
80
Where Are the Airbags?
82
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
84
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
85
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
86
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
86
Airbag On-Off Switch
87
Passenger Sensing System
89
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Airbag System Check
95
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
95
Child Restraints
96
Older Children
96
Infants and Young Children
98
Child Restraint Systems
101
Where to Put the Restraint
102
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
104
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
116
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat)
117
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
117
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
126
Storage
132
Storage Compartments
132
Instrument Panel Storage
132
Glove Box
133
Cupholders
133
Sunglasses Storage
134
Center Console Storage
134
Floor Console Storage
135
Additional Storage Features
135
Cargo Tie-Downs
135
Instruments and Controls
138
Controls
139
Steering Wheel Adjustment
139
Steering Wheel Controls
140
Heated Steering Wheel
141
Horn
141
Windshield Wiper/Washer
141
Compass
142
Clock
142
Power Outlets
143
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
146
Instrument Cluster
147
Speedometer
150
Odometer
150
Trip Odometer
150
Tachometer
150
Fuel Gauge
151
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
152
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
153
Voltmeter Gauge
153
Safety Belt Reminders
154
Airbag Readiness Light
155
Airbag On-Off Light
155
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
157
Charging System Light
158
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
159
Brake System Warning Light
161
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
162
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
162
Tow/Haul Mode Light
163
Hill Descent Control Light
163
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
163
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
163
Traction Off Light
163
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
164
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
164
Tire Pressure Light
165
Low Fuel Warning Light
165
Security Light
165
High-Beam On Light
166
Front Fog Lamp Light
166
Lamps On Reminder
166
Cruise Control Light
166
Information Displays
167
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
167
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
169
Vehicle Messages
172
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
172
Brake System Messages
173
Compass Messages
173
Door Ajar Messages
173
Engine Cooling System Messages
174
Engine Oil Messages
174
Engine Power Messages
175
Fuel System Messages
175
Key and Lock Messages
176
Lamp Messages
176
Object Detection System Messages
176
Ride Control System Messages
177
Airbag System Messages
178
Security Messages
178
Steering System Messages
178
Tire Messages
179
Transmission Messages
179
Vehicle Reminder Messages
181
Vehicle Speed Messages
182
Washer Fluid Messages
182
Vehicle Personalization
182
Universal Remote System
189
Universal Remote System Programming
189
Universal Remote System Operation
191
Lighting
194
Exterior Lighting
194
Exterior Lamp Controls
194
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
195
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
195
Flash-to-Pass
196
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
196
Automatic Headlamp System
196
Hazard Warning Flashers
197
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
197
Fog Lamps
198
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
198
Interior Lighting
199
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
199
Cargo Lamp
199
Dome Lamps
200
Reading Lamps
200
Lighting Features
201
Entry Lighting
201
Exit Lighting
201
Battery Load Management
201
Battery Power Protection
202
Infotainment System
204
Introduction
204
Infotainment
204
Theft-Deterrent Feature
205
Overview
205
Home Page
208
Software Updates
211
Radio
211
AM-FM Radio
211
Satellite Radio
213
Radio Reception
214
Fixed Mast Antenna
214
Multi-Band Antenna
214
Pandora Internet Radio
215
Audio Players
218
CD Player
218
USB Port
221
SD Card Reader
223
Auxiliary Jack
224
Bluetooth Audio
224
Voice Recognition
225
Phone
232
Bluetooth (Overview)
232
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
234
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Radio)
238
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Connected Radio)
243
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Connected Radio)
247
Trademarks and License Agreements
249
Climate Controls
256
Climate Control Systems
256
Climate Control Systems (with Heater Only)
256
Climate Control Systems (with Air Conditioning)
258
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
260
Air Vents
263
Maintenance
264
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
264
Service
265
Driving and Operating
266
Driving Information
267
Distracted Driving
267
Defensive Driving
268
Drunk Driving
268
Control of a Vehicle
268
Braking
268
Steering
269
Off-Road Recovery
270
Loss of Control
270
Off-Road Driving
271
Driving on Wet Roads
276
Hill and Mountain Roads
277
Winter Driving
277
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
279
Vehicle Load Limits
280
Truck-Camper Loading Information
286
Starting and Operating
288
New Vehicle Break-In
288
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
289
Ignition Positions
289
Starting the Engine
291
Fast Idle System
292
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
293
Engine Coolant Heater
293
Shifting Into Park
294
Shifting out of Park
296
Parking over Things That Burn
296
Active Fuel Management®
296
Engine Exhaust
297
Running the Vehicle While Parked
298
Automatic Transmission
298
Manual Mode
301
Tow/Haul Mode
302
Drive Systems
303
Four-Wheel Drive
303
Brakes
312
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
312
Parking Brake
313
Brake Assist
314
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
314
Ride Control Systems
315
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
315
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
317
Locking Rear Axle
317
Cruise Control
318
Driver Assistance Systems
321
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
321
Assistance Systems for Driving
324
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
324
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
327
Fuel
329
California Fuel Requirements
330
Fuels in Foreign Countries
330
Fuel Additives
330
E85 or FlexFuel
331
Filling the Tank
332
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
333
Trailer Towing
334
General Towing Information
334
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
334
Towing Equipment
352
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
361
Conversions and Add-Ons
362
Add-On Electrical Equipment
362
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
362
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
366
Vehicle Care
368
General Information
369
California Proposition 65 Warning
369
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
370
Accessories and Modifications
370
Vehicle Checks
370
Doing Your Own Service Work
370
Hood
371
Engine Compartment Overview
372
Engine Oil
377
Engine Oil Life System
380
Automatic Transmission Fluid
381
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
384
Cooling System
386
Engine Coolant
387
Engine Overheating
390
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
392
Engine Fan
392
Power Steering Fluid (1500 Series)
393
Power Steering Fluid (2500/3500 Series)
393
Washer Fluid
394
Brakes
395
Brake Fluid
396
Battery
397
Four-Wheel Drive
398
Front Axle
399
Rear Axle
400
Noise Control System
401
Starter Switch Check
402
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
402
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
402
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
403
Wiper Blade Replacement
403
Glass Replacement
404
Headlamp Aiming
404
Bulb Replacement
404
Halogen Bulbs
404
LED Lighting
404
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
405
Fog Lamps
405
Taillamps (Chassis Cab Models)
406
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
406
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
407
License Plate Lamp
407
Replacement Bulbs
407
Electrical System
408
Electrical System Overload
408
Fuses
408
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
409
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
413
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
415
Wheels and Tires
417
Tires
417
All-Season Tires
418
Winter Tires
419
Low-Profile Tires
419
All-Terrain Tires
419
Tire Sidewall Labeling
420
Tire Designations
422
Tire Terminology and Definitions
424
Tire Pressure
426
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
428
Tire Pressure Monitor System
428
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
429
Tire Inspection
433
Tire Rotation
433
Dual Tire Rotation
435
When It Is Time for New Tires
435
Buying New Tires
436
Different Size Tires and Wheels
438
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
439
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
440
Wheel Replacement
440
Tire Chains
441
If a Tire Goes Flat
442
Tire Changing
444
Full-Size Spare Tire
454
Jump Starting
455
Towing the Vehicle
460
Recreational Vehicle Towing
460
Appearance Care
465
Exterior Care
465
Interior Care
470
Floor Mats
473
Service and Maintenance
476
General Information
476
Maintenance Schedule
478
Special Application Services
483
Additional Maintenance and Care
484
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
487
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
487
Maintenance Replacement Parts
489
Maintenance Records
491
Technical Data
494
Vehicle Identification
494
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
494
Service Parts Identification Label
494
Vehicle Data
495
Capacities and Specifications
495
Engine Drive Belt Routing
498
Customer Information
500
Customer Information
500
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
500
Customer Assistance Offices
502
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
503
Online Owner Center
503
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
504
Roadside Assistance Program
504
Scheduling Service Appointments
506
Courtesy Transportation Program
506
Collision Damage Repair
508
Service Publications Ordering Information
510
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
511
Radio Frequency Statement
511
Reporting Safety Defects
512
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
512
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
512
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
512
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
513
Event Data Recorders
513
OnStar®
514
Infotainment System
514
OnStar
516
OnStar Overview
516
OnStar Services
517
Emergency
517
Security
518
Navigation
518
Connections
519
Vehicle Diagnostics
521
OnStar Additional Information
521
Index
526
Index_A
526
Index_B
527
Index_C
527
Index_D
528
Index_E
529
Index_F
530
Index_G
530
Index_H
531
Index_I
531
Index_J
531
Index_K
531
Index_L
532
Index_M
533
Index_N
533
Index_O
533
Index_P
534
Index_R
535
Index_S
535
Index_T
537
Index_U
538
Index_V
538
Index_W
538

FAQ about the 2015 GMC Sierra Manual

What contains the 2015 Sierra manual?

The GMC Sierra owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Sierra. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Sierra 2015 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Sierra
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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The GMC Sierra (2015) owner's manual is available in English?

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