2016 GMC Yukon Owner's Manual

2016 GMC Yukon owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5.69 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
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
13
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Four-Wheel Drive
20
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
23
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
23
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
24
Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
E85 or FlexFuel
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Assistance Program
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
28
Keys and Locks
28
Keys (Key Access)
28
Keys (Keyless Access)
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
40
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
48
Vehicle Security
48
Vehicle Alarm System
48
Immobilizer
50
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
50
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
51
Exterior Mirrors
52
Convex Mirrors
52
Power Mirrors
52
Folding Mirrors
53
Heated Mirrors
53
Automatic Dimming Mirror
54
Blind Spot Mirrors
54
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
55
Interior Mirrors
55
Interior Rearview Mirrors
55
Manual Rearview Mirror
55
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
55
Child-View Mirror
55
Windows
56
Power Windows
56
Sun Visors
58
Roof
58
Sunroof
58
Seats and Restraints
60
Head Restraints
61
Front Seats
62
Center Seat
62
Power Seat Adjustment
62
Lumbar Adjustment
63
Reclining Seatbacks
63
Memory Seats
64
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
66
Rear Seats
67
Heated Rear Seats
67
Second Row Seats
68
Third Row Seats
72
Safety Belts
76
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
77
Lap-Shoulder Belt
78
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
82
Lap Belt
83
Safety Belt Extender
84
Safety System Check
84
Safety Belt Care
84
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
84
Airbag System
85
Where Are the Airbags?
87
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
88
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
89
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
89
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
90
Passenger Sensing System
91
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
95
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
96
Airbag System Check
96
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
97
Child Restraints
97
Older Children
97
Infants and Young Children
99
Child Restraint Systems
101
Where to Put the Restraint
103
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
104
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
112
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat)
112
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
113
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
115
Storage
118
Storage Compartments
118
Instrument Panel Storage
118
Glove Box
118
Cupholders
118
Sunglasses Storage
119
Armrest Storage
119
Rear Storage
119
Center Console Storage
119
Additional Storage Features
120
Cargo Cover
120
Roof Rack System
121
Instruments and Controls
122
Controls
123
Steering Wheel Adjustment
123
Steering Wheel Controls
124
Heated Steering Wheel
124
Horn
124
Windshield Wiper/Washer
124
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
126
Compass
127
Clock
127
Power Outlets
128
Wireless Charging
130
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
131
Instrument Cluster
132
Speedometer
134
Odometer
134
Trip Odometer
134
Tachometer
134
Fuel Gauge
134
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
135
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
136
Voltmeter Gauge
137
Safety Belt Reminders
137
Airbag Readiness Light
138
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
139
Charging System Light
139
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
140
Brake System Warning Light
142
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
142
Tow/Haul Mode Light
143
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
143
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
143
Traction Off Light
143
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
144
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
144
Tire Pressure Light
144
Low Fuel Warning Light
145
Security Light
145
High-Beam On Light
145
Front Fog Lamp Light
146
Lamps On Reminder
146
Cruise Control Light
146
Information Displays
147
Driver Information Center (DIC)
147
Vehicle Messages
149
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
150
Brake System Messages
150
Compass Messages
151
Cruise Control Messages
151
Door Ajar Messages
152
Engine Cooling System Messages
152
Engine Oil Messages
153
Engine Power Messages
153
Fuel System Messages
153
Key and Lock Messages
153
Lamp Messages
154
Object Detection System Messages
154
Ride Control System Messages
156
Airbag System Messages
157
Security Messages
157
Steering System Messages
158
Starting the Vehicle Messages
158
Tire Messages
158
Transmission Messages
159
Vehicle Reminder Messages
160
Washer Fluid Messages
161
Vehicle Personalization
161
Universal Remote System
168
Universal Remote System Programming
168
Universal Remote System Operation
170
Lighting
172
Exterior Lighting
172
Exterior Lamp Controls
172
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
174
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
174
Flash-to-Pass
174
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
175
Automatic Headlamp System
175
Hazard Warning Flashers
176
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
176
Fog Lamps
177
Interior Lighting
177
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
177
Dome Lamps
178
Reading Lamps
178
Lighting Features
179
Entry Lighting
179
Exit Lighting
179
Battery Load Management
179
Battery Power Protection
180
Infotainment System
181
Introduction
181
Infotainment
181
Climate Controls
182
Climate Control Systems
182
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
182
Rear Climate Control System
186
Air Vents
187
Maintenance
187
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
187
Service
188
Driving and Operating
189
Driving Information
190
Distracted Driving
190
Defensive Driving
191
Drunk Driving
191
Control of a Vehicle
191
Braking
191
Steering
192
Off-Road Recovery
192
Loss of Control
193
Off-Road Driving
193
Driving on Wet Roads
198
Hill and Mountain Roads
199
Winter Driving
199
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
200
Vehicle Load Limits
202
Starting and Operating
206
New Vehicle Break-In
206
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
206
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
207
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
209
Starting the Engine
210
Engine Heater
212
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
213
Shifting Into Park
214
Shifting out of Park
215
Parking over Things That Burn
215
Active Fuel Management®
216
Engine Exhaust
216
Running the Vehicle While Parked
217
Automatic Transmission
217
Manual Mode
220
Tow/Haul Mode
221
Drive Systems
222
Four-Wheel Drive
222
Brakes
227
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
227
Parking Brake
227
Brake Assist
228
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
228
Ride Control Systems
229
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
229
Magnetic Ride Control
231
Locking Rear Axle
231
Automatic Level Control
231
Cruise Control
232
Adaptive Cruise Control
234
Driver Assistance Systems
241
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
242
Assistance Systems for Driving
244
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
244
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
247
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
248
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
248
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
250
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
250
Fuel
252
California Fuel Requirements
253
Fuels in Foreign Countries
253
Fuel Additives
253
E85 or FlexFuel
254
Filling the Tank
254
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
256
Trailer Towing
257
General Towing Information
257
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
257
Towing Equipment
263
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
269
Conversions and Add-Ons
270
Add-On Electrical Equipment
270
Vehicle Care
271
General Information
272
California Proposition 65 Warning
272
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
272
Accessories and Modifications
273
Vehicle Checks
273
Doing Your Own Service Work
273
Hood
274
Engine Compartment Overview
275
Engine Oil
276
Engine Oil Life System
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
279
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
282
Cooling System
283
Engine Coolant
284
Engine Overheating
287
Engine Fan
288
Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
289
Brake Fluid
290
Battery - North America
291
Four-Wheel Drive
292
Front Axle
292
Rear Axle
293
Noise Control System
294
Starter Switch Check
295
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
295
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
295
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
296
Wiper Blade Replacement
296
Glass Replacement
297
Windshield Replacement
297
Headlamp Aiming
298
Bulb Replacement
298
Halogen Bulbs
298
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
298
LED Lighting
298
Headlamps
299
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
299
License Plate Lamp
300
Replacement Bulbs
301
Electrical System
301
Electrical System Overload
301
Fuses
301
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
302
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
305
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
308
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
310
Wheels and Tires
311
Tires
311
All-Season Tires
312
Winter Tires
312
Low-Profile Tires
313
All-Terrain Tires
313
Tire Sidewall Labeling
313
Tire Designations
314
Tire Terminology and Definitions
315
Tire Pressure
318
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
319
Tire Pressure Monitor System
320
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
321
Tire Inspection
324
Tire Rotation
324
When It Is Time for New Tires
325
Buying New Tires
326
Different Size Tires and Wheels
327
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
328
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
329
Wheel Replacement
329
Tire Chains
330
If a Tire Goes Flat
331
Tire Changing
332
Full-Size Spare Tire
341
Jump Starting
342
Jump Starting - North America
342
Towing the Vehicle
345
Recreational Vehicle Towing
345
Appearance Care
351
Exterior Care
351
Interior Care
355
Floor Mats
358
Service and Maintenance
360
General Information
360
Maintenance Schedule
361
Special Application Services
367
Additional Maintenance and Care
367
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
370
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
370
Maintenance Replacement Parts
371
Maintenance Records
373
Technical Data
374
Vehicle Identification
374
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
374
Service Parts Identification Label
374
Vehicle Data
375
Capacities and Specifications
375
Engine Drive Belt Routing
376
Customer Information
377
Customer Information
377
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
377
Customer Assistance Offices
379
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
380
Online Owner Center
380
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
381
Roadside Assistance Program
381
Scheduling Service Appointments
383
Courtesy Transportation Program
383
Collision Damage Repair
384
Service Publications Ordering Information
386
Radio Frequency Statement
387
Reporting Safety Defects
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
388
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
389
Event Data Recorders
389
OnStar®
390
Infotainment System
390
OnStar
391
OnStar Overview
391
OnStar Services
392
Emergency
392
Security
392
Navigation
392
Connections
393
Diagnostics
395
OnStar Additional Information
395
Index
401
Index_A
401
Index_B
402
Index_C
402
Index_D
403
Index_E
404
Index_F
404
Index_G
405
Index_H
405
Index_I
406
Index_J
406
Index_K
406
Index_L
406
Index_M
407
Index_N
407
Index_O
408
Index_P
408
Index_R
408
Index_S
409
Index_T
410
Index_U
411
Index_V
411
Index_W
412

FAQ about the 2016 GMC Yukon Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Yukon
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your GMC Yukon, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2016 GMC Yukon Owners Manual?

The GMC Yukon owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Yukon year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Yukon (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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