2016 GMC Yukon Denali Owner's Manual

2016 GMC Yukon Denali owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon Denali
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
5.5 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
12
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
13
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Transmission
18
Four-Wheel Drive
19
Vehicle Features
20
Infotainment System
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
21
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
21
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
21
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
22
Parking Assist
22
Power Outlets
22
Universal Remote System
23
Sunroof
23
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Engine Oil Life System
24
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
25
Keys, Doors, and Windows
26
Keys and Locks
26
Keys
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
28
Remote Vehicle Start
34
Door Locks
35
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
36
Automatic Door Locks
36
Lockout Protection
36
Safety Locks
36
Doors
37
Liftgate
37
Power Assist Steps
41
Vehicle Security
42
Vehicle Alarm System
42
Immobilizer
44
Immobilizer Operation
44
Exterior Mirrors
45
Convex Mirrors
45
Power Mirrors
45
Heated Mirrors
46
Automatic Dimming Mirror
46
Blind Spot Mirrors
46
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
47
Interior Mirrors
47
Interior Rearview Mirrors
47
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
47
Child-View Mirror
48
Windows
48
Power Windows
48
Sun Visors
50
Roof
51
Sunroof
51
Seats and Restraints
52
Head Restraints
53
Front Seats
54
Power Seat Adjustment
54
Lumbar Adjustment
55
Reclining Seatbacks
55
Memory Seats
56
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
58
Rear Seats
59
Heated Rear Seats
59
Second Row Seats
60
Third Row Seats
64
Safety Belts
66
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
67
Lap-Shoulder Belt
68
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
72
Safety Belt Extender
73
Safety System Check
73
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
74
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
76
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
77
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
79
Passenger Sensing System
81
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Airbag System Check
86
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
86
Child Restraints
87
Older Children
87
Infants and Young Children
88
Child Restraint Systems
91
Where to Put the Restraint
92
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
93
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
101
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
101
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
104
Storage
107
Storage Compartments
107
Instrument Panel Storage
107
Glove Box
107
Cupholders
107
Sunglasses Storage
108
Rear Storage
108
Center Console Storage
108
Additional Storage Features
109
Cargo Cover
109
Cargo Tie-Downs
109
Convenience Net
109
Roof Rack System
110
Instruments and Controls
111
Controls
112
Steering Wheel Adjustment
112
Steering Wheel Controls
112
Heated Steering Wheel
112
Horn
113
Windshield Wiper/Washer
113
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
115
Compass
115
Clock
116
Power Outlets
117
Wireless Charging
119
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
120
Instrument Cluster
121
Speedometer
123
Odometer
123
Trip Odometer
123
Tachometer
123
Fuel Gauge
123
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
124
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
125
Transmission Temperature Gauge
126
Voltmeter Gauge
126
Safety Belt Reminders
127
Airbag Readiness Light
128
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
128
Charging System Light
129
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
130
Brake System Warning Light
131
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
132
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
132
Tow/Haul Mode Light
133
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
133
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
133
Traction Off Light
133
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
134
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
134
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
134
Tire Pressure Light
135
Engine Oil Pressure Light
135
Low Fuel Warning Light
136
Security Light
136
High-Beam On Light
136
Front Fog Lamp Light
137
Lamps On Reminder
137
Cruise Control Light
137
Door Ajar Light
137
Information Displays
138
Driver Information Center (DIC)
138
Head-Up Display (HUD)
141
Vehicle Messages
144
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
144
Brake System Messages
145
Compass Messages
145
Cruise Control Messages
145
Door Ajar Messages
146
Engine Cooling System Messages
147
Engine Oil Messages
147
Engine Power Messages
148
Fuel System Messages
148
Key and Lock Messages
148
Lamp Messages
149
Object Detection System Messages
149
Ride Control System Messages
151
Airbag System Messages
152
Security Messages
152
Steering System Messages
152
Starting the Vehicle Messages
152
Tire Messages
153
Transmission Messages
153
Vehicle Reminder Messages
155
Washer Fluid Messages
156
Vehicle Personalization
156
Universal Remote System
163
Universal Remote System Programming
163
Universal Remote System Operation
165
Lighting
166
Exterior Lighting
166
Exterior Lamp Controls
166
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
167
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
167
Flash-to-Pass
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
168
Hazard Warning Flashers
169
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
169
Fog Lamps
170
Interior Lighting
170
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
170
Dome Lamps
171
Reading Lamps
171
Lighting Features
172
Entry Lighting
172
Exit Lighting
172
Battery Load Management
172
Battery Power Protection
173
Infotainment System
174
Introduction
174
Infotainment
174
Climate Controls
175
Climate Control Systems
175
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
175
Rear Climate Control System
179
Air Vents
180
Maintenance
180
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
180
Service
181
Driving and Operating
182
Driving Information
183
Distracted Driving
183
Defensive Driving
184
Drunk Driving
184
Control of a Vehicle
184
Braking
184
Steering
185
Off-Road Recovery
185
Loss of Control
186
Off-Road Driving
186
Driving on Wet Roads
191
Hill and Mountain Roads
192
Winter Driving
192
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
193
Vehicle Load Limits
195
Starting and Operating
199
New Vehicle Break-In
199
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
199
Ignition Positions
200
Starting the Engine
202
Engine Heater
203
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
204
Shifting Into Park
204
Shifting out of Park
205
Parking over Things That Burn
206
Active Fuel Management®
206
Engine Exhaust
207
Running the Vehicle While Parked
207
Automatic Transmission
208
Manual Mode
210
Tow/Haul Mode
213
Drive Systems
214
Four-Wheel Drive
214
Brakes
217
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
217
Parking Brake
218
Brake Assist
218
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
219
Ride Control Systems
219
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
219
Magnetic Ride Control
221
Locking Rear Axle
221
Automatic Level Control
222
Cruise Control
222
Adaptive Cruise Control
225
Driver Assistance Systems
232
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
232
Assistance Systems for Driving
235
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
235
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
237
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
239
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
239
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
241
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
241
Fuel
243
California Fuel Requirements
244
Fuels in Foreign Countries
244
Fuel Additives
244
Filling the Tank
245
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
246
Trailer Towing
247
General Towing Information
247
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
247
Towing Equipment
252
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
259
Conversions and Add-Ons
260
Add-On Electrical Equipment
260
Vehicle Care
261
General Information
262
California Proposition 65 Warning
262
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
262
Accessories and Modifications
263
Vehicle Checks
263
Doing Your Own Service Work
263
Hood
264
Engine Compartment Overview
265
Engine Oil
266
Engine Oil Life System
268
Automatic Transmission Fluid
269
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
270
Cooling System
271
Engine Coolant
272
Engine Overheating
274
Engine Fan
276
Washer Fluid
276
Brakes
277
Brake Fluid
278
Battery - North America
279
Four-Wheel Drive
279
Front Axle
280
Rear Axle
281
Noise Control System
281
Starter Switch Check
282
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
283
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
283
Wiper Blade Replacement
283
Glass Replacement
284
Windshield Replacement
285
Headlamp Aiming
285
Bulb Replacement
285
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
285
LED Lighting
286
Fog Lamps
286
Back-Up Lamps
286
License Plate Lamp
287
Replacement Bulbs
288
Electrical System
288
Electrical System Overload
288
Fuses
288
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
289
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
292
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
295
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
297
Wheels and Tires
298
Tires
298
All-Season Tires
299
Winter Tires
299
Low-Profile Tires
300
All-Terrain Tires
300
Tire Sidewall Labeling
300
Tire Designations
301
Tire Terminology and Definitions
302
Tire Pressure
304
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
306
Tire Pressure Monitor System
306
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
307
Tire Inspection
310
Tire Rotation
310
When It Is Time for New Tires
311
Buying New Tires
312
Different Size Tires and Wheels
314
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
314
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
316
Wheel Replacement
316
Tire Chains
317
If a Tire Goes Flat
317
Tire Changing
318
Full-Size Spare Tire
326
Jump Starting
327
Jump Starting - North America
327
Towing the Vehicle
331
Recreational Vehicle Towing
331
Appearance Care
335
Exterior Care
335
Interior Care
340
Floor Mats
343
Service and Maintenance
344
General Information
344
Maintenance Schedule
345
Special Application Services
351
Additional Maintenance and Care
351
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
354
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
354
Maintenance Replacement Parts
355
Maintenance Records
357
Technical Data
358
Vehicle Identification
358
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
358
Service Parts Identification Label
358
Vehicle Data
359
Capacities and Specifications
359
Engine Drive Belt Routing
360
Customer Information
361
Customer Information
361
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
361
Customer Assistance Offices
363
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
Online Owner Center
364
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
365
Roadside Assistance Program
365
Scheduling Service Appointments
367
Courtesy Transportation Program
367
Collision Damage Repair
368
Service Publications Ordering Information
370
Radio Frequency Statement
371
Reporting Safety Defects
372
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
372
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
372
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
372
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
373
Event Data Recorders
373
OnStar®
374
Infotainment System
374
OnStar
375
OnStar Overview
375
OnStar Services
376
Emergency
376
Security
376
Navigation
376
Connections
377
Diagnostics
379
OnStar Additional Information
379
Index
385
Index_A
385
Index_B
386
Index_C
386
Index_D
387
Index_E
388
Index_F
388
Index_G
389
Index_H
389
Index_I
389
Index_J
390
Index_K
390
Index_L
390
Index_M
391
Index_N
391
Index_O
391
Index_P
392
Index_R
392
Index_S
393
Index_T
394
Index_U
395
Index_V
395
Index_W
395

FAQ about the 2016 GMC Yukon Denali Manual

What contains the 2016 Yukon Denali manual?

The GMC Yukon Denali owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Yukon Denali. 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 Denali 2016 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your GMC Yukon Denali, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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