2017 GMC Acadia Owner's Manual

2017 GMC Acadia owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
GMC
Model:
Acadia
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
7.26 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Stop/Start System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
20
Infotainment System
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
20
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
23
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
23
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
24
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
24
Surround Vision
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
24
Parking Assist
25
Power Outlets
25
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Fuel
27
E85 or FlexFuel
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Assistance Program
28
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
36
Door Locks
38
Power Door Locks
40
Delayed Locking
40
Automatic Door Locks
40
Lockout Protection
40
Safety Locks
41
Doors
42
Liftgate
42
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
49
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
49
Automatic Dimming Mirror
49
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
50
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Manual Rearview Mirror
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
50
Power Windows
51
Sun Visors
52
Roof
53
Sunroof
53
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
58
Seat Adjustment
58
Power Seat Adjustment
58
Lumbar Adjustment
59
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Memory Seats
61
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
62
Rear Seats
64
Heated Rear Seats
67
Third Row Seats
67
Safety Belts
69
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
70
Lap-Shoulder Belt
71
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
74
Safety Belt Extender
75
Safety System Check
75
Safety Belt Care
75
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
75
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
78
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
79
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
80
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
80
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
81
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
87
Airbag System Check
87
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
88
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
90
Child Restraint Systems
92
Where to Put the Restraint
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
102
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
102
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
104
Storage
108
Storage Compartments
108
Glove Box
108
Armrest Storage
108
Rear Storage
109
Center Console Storage
109
Additional Storage Features
109
Cargo Cover
109
Cargo Tie-Downs
110
Cargo Management System
110
Roof Rack System
113
Instruments and Controls
115
Controls
116
Steering Wheel Adjustment
116
Steering Wheel Controls
117
Heated Steering Wheel
117
Horn
117
Windshield Wiper/Washer
118
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
119
Compass
119
Clock
120
Power Outlets
122
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
123
Instrument Cluster
124
Speedometer
128
Odometer
128
Trip Odometer
128
Tachometer
128
Fuel Gauge
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
130
Safety Belt Reminders
131
Airbag Readiness Light
132
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
132
Charging System Light
133
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
133
Brake System Warning Light
135
Electric Parking Brake Light
136
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
136
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
136
Tow/Haul Mode Light
137
Hill Descent Control Light
137
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
137
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
137
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
138
Traction Off Light
138
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
138
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
138
Tire Pressure Light
139
Engine Oil Pressure Light
139
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
140
Low Fuel Warning Light (Midlevel and Uplevel)
140
Security Light
140
High-Beam On Light
141
Front Fog Lamp Light
141
Lamps On Reminder
141
Cruise Control Light
141
Door Ajar Light
142
Information Displays
142
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base and Midlevel)
142
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
145
Vehicle Messages
148
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
148
Brake System Messages
149
Compass Messages
150
Cruise Control Messages
150
Door Ajar Messages
150
Engine Cooling System Messages
151
Engine Oil Messages
151
Engine Power Messages
152
Fuel System Messages
152
Key and Lock Messages
152
Lamp Messages
153
Object Detection System Messages
153
Ride Control System Messages
155
Airbag System Messages
156
Security Messages
156
Service Vehicle Messages
156
Steering System Messages
156
Starting the Vehicle Messages
157
Tire Messages
157
Transmission Messages
157
Vehicle Reminder Messages
158
Vehicle Speed Messages
158
Washer Fluid Messages
158
Vehicle Personalization
158
Universal Remote System
166
Universal Remote System Programming
166
Universal Remote System Operation
169
Lighting
170
Exterior Lighting
170
Exterior Lamp Controls
170
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
172
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
172
Flash-to-Pass
172
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
172
Automatic Headlamp System
173
Hazard Warning Flashers
174
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
174
Fog Lamps
174
Interior Lighting
175
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
175
Courtesy Lamps
175
Dome Lamps
175
Reading Lamps
176
Lighting Features
176
Entry Lighting
176
Exit Lighting
177
Battery Load Management
177
Battery Power Protection
177
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
178
Infotainment System
179
Introduction
179
Infotainment
179
Theft-Deterrent Feature
180
Overview
181
Home Page
182
Operation
182
Radio
183
AM-FM Radio
183
Satellite Radio
184
Radio Reception
186
Multi-Band Antenna
186
Audio Players
187
USB Port
187
Auxiliary Devices
192
Phone
193
Bluetooth (Overview)
193
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
194
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
198
Hands-Free Phone
199
Trademarks and License Agreements
201
Climate Controls
203
Climate Control Systems
203
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
203
Rear Climate Control System
206
Air Vents
208
Maintenance
209
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
209
Driving and Operating
210
Driving Information
211
Distracted Driving
211
Defensive Driving
212
Drunk Driving
212
Control of a Vehicle
212
Braking
212
Steering
213
Off-Road Recovery
213
Loss of Control
214
Off-Road Driving
214
Driving on Wet Roads
219
Hill and Mountain Roads
219
Winter Driving
220
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
221
Vehicle Load Limits
222
Starting and Operating
226
New Vehicle Break-In
226
Ignition Positions
226
Starting the Engine
228
Engine Heater
229
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
231
Shifting Into Park
231
Shifting out of Park
232
Parking over Things That Burn
232
Extended Parking
233
Engine Exhaust
233
Running the Vehicle While Parked
234
Automatic Transmission
234
Manual Mode
236
Tow/Haul Mode
237
Drive Systems
238
All-Wheel Drive
238
Brakes
238
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
238
Electric Parking Brake
239
Brake Assist
241
Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH)
241
Ride Control Systems
242
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
242
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
243
Driver Mode Control
244
Cruise Control
245
Adaptive Cruise Control
247
Driver Assistance Systems
255
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
256
Assistance Systems for Driving
259
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
259
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
262
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
263
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
265
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
265
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
267
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
267
Fuel
269
California Fuel Requirements
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
270
Fuel Additives
270
Filling the Tank
271
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
272
Trailer Towing
273
General Towing Information
273
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
273
Towing Equipment
278
Conversions and Add-Ons
280
Add-On Electrical Equipment
280
Vehicle Care
281
General Information
282
California Proposition 65 Warning
282
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
282
Accessories and Modifications
282
Vehicle Checks
283
Doing Your Own Service Work
283
Hood
284
Engine Compartment Overview
285
Engine Oil
288
Engine Oil Life System
290
Automatic Transmission Fluid
291
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
291
Cooling System
293
Engine Coolant
294
Engine Overheating
297
Washer Fluid
298
Brakes
299
Brake Fluid
300
Battery - North America
301
All-Wheel Drive
301
Starter Switch Check
301
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
302
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
302
Wiper Blade Replacement
303
Windshield Replacement
304
Headlamp Aiming
304
Bulb Replacement
304
Halogen Bulbs
304
LED Lighting
304
License Plate Lamp
305
Electrical System
305
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
305
Electrical System Overload
305
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
306
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
306
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
310
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
312
Wheels and Tires
315
Tires
315
All-Season Tires
316
Winter Tires
316
Summer Tires
316
Tire Sidewall Labeling
317
Tire Designations
319
Tire Terminology and Definitions
319
Tire Pressure
322
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
323
Tire Pressure Monitor System
324
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
325
Tire Inspection
328
Tire Rotation
328
When It Is Time for New Tires
329
Buying New Tires
330
Different Size Tires and Wheels
331
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
332
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
333
Wheel Replacement
333
Tire Chains
334
If a Tire Goes Flat
335
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
336
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
343
Tire Changing
343
Compact Spare Tire
349
Jump Starting
350
Jump Starting - North America
350
Towing the Vehicle
353
Recreational Vehicle Towing
353
Appearance Care
356
Exterior Care
356
Interior Care
361
Floor Mats
364
Service and Maintenance
366
General Information
366
Maintenance Schedule
367
Special Application Services
373
Additional Maintenance and Care
373
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
376
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
376
Maintenance Replacement Parts
377
Maintenance Records
379
Technical Data
380
Vehicle Identification
380
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
380
Service Parts Identification Label
380
Vehicle Data
381
Capacities and Specifications
381
Engine Drive Belt Routing
382
Customer Information
383
Customer Information
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
383
Customer Assistance Offices
385
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
386
Online Owner Center
386
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
387
Roadside Assistance Program
387
Scheduling Service Appointments
389
Courtesy Transportation Program
389
Collision Damage Repair
390
Service Publications Ordering Information
392
Radio Frequency Statement
393
Reporting Safety Defects
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
394
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
394
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
395
Event Data Recorders
395
Infotainment System
396
OnStar
397
OnStar Overview
397
OnStar Services
398
Emergency
398
Security
398
Navigation
399
Connections
399
Diagnostics
401
OnStar Additional Information
402
Index
407
Index_A
407
Index_B
408
Index_C
408
Index_D
409
Index_E
410
Index_F
410
Index_G
411
Index_H
411
Index_I
412
Index_J
412
Index_K
412
Index_L
412
Index_M
413
Index_N
414
Index_O
414
Index_P
414
Index_R
415
Index_S
415
Index_T
417
Index_U
417
Index_V
417
Index_W
418

FAQ about the 2017 GMC Acadia Manual

What contains the 2017 Acadia manual?

The GMC Acadia owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Acadia. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Acadia 2017 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Acadia owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2017 GMC Acadia Owners Manual?

The GMC Acadia owner manual for the 2017 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Acadia year 2017 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2017 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Acadia (2017) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2017 is available in English.

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