2017 GMC Sierra Denali Owner's Manual

2017 GMC Sierra Denali owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
GMC
Model:
Sierra Denali
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
6.88 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
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
22
Four-Wheel Drive
23
Vehicle Features
24
Infotainment System
24
Radio(s)
24
Satellite Radio
25
Portable Audio Devices
25
Bluetooth®
25
Steering Wheel Controls
26
Cruise Control
27
Driver Information Center (DIC)
27
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
27
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
28
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
28
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
28
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
28
Parking Assist
28
Power Outlets
29
Universal Remote System
29
Sunroof
29
eAssist Features
30
eAssist Overview
30
Performance and Maintenance
30
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
31
Fuel (Gasoline - Except L86 6.2L Engine)
31
Fuel (Gasoline - L86 6.2L Engine)
31
Fuel (Diesel)
32
E85 or FlexFuel
32
Engine Oil Life System
32
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
32
Roadside Assistance Program
33
Keys, Doors, and Windows
34
Keys and Locks
34
Keys
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
37
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
37
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
40
Power Door Locks
41
Delayed Locking
41
Automatic Door Locks
41
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
42
Doors
42
Tailgate
42
Power Assist Steps
43
Vehicle Security
44
Vehicle Alarm System
44
Immobilizer
46
Immobilizer Operation
46
Exterior Mirrors
47
Convex Mirrors
47
Manual Mirrors
47
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
47
Power Mirrors
48
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
49
Automatic Dimming Mirror
50
Blind Spot Mirrors
50
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
51
Interior Mirrors
51
Interior Rearview Mirrors
51
Manual Rearview Mirror
51
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
51
Windows
52
Manual Windows
52
Power Windows
52
Rear Windows
54
Sun Visors
54
Roof
54
Sunroof
54
Seats and Restraints
56
Head Restraints
57
Front Seats
58
Seat Adjustment
58
Center Seat
58
Power Seat Adjustment
59
Lumbar Adjustment
59
Reclining Seatbacks
60
Memory Seats
61
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
63
Rear Seats
64
Rear Seats (Double Cab Full Bench)
64
Rear Seats (Split Bench)
65
Safety Belts
66
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
67
Lap-Shoulder Belt
68
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
71
Lap Belt
72
Safety Belt Extender
72
Safety System Check
72
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
73
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
76
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
78
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
78
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
79
Airbag On-Off Switch
80
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
87
Airbag System Check
88
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)
96
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
107
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
107
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Center Front Seat)
111
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Passenger Seat)
111
Storage
120
Storage Compartments
120
Instrument Panel Storage
120
Glove Box
120
Cupholders
120
Sunglasses Storage
121
Center Console Storage
121
Cargo Tie-Downs
122
Instruments and Controls
124
Controls
125
Steering Wheel Adjustment
125
Steering Wheel Controls
126
Heated Steering Wheel
126
Horn
126
Windshield Wiper/Washer
127
Compass
127
Clock
128
Power Outlets
129
Wireless Charging
131
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
132
Instrument Cluster
133
Speedometer
137
Odometer
137
Trip Odometer
137
Tachometer
137
Fuel Gauge
137
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
138
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
139
Transmission Temperature Gauge
140
Voltmeter Gauge
140
Safety Belt Reminders
141
Airbag Readiness Light
142
Airbag On-Off Light
142
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
144
Charging System Light
144
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
145
Brake System Warning Light
146
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
147
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
148
Tow/Haul Mode Light
148
Hill Descent Control Light
148
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light (2500/3500)
148
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light (1500 Series)
149
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
149
Traction Off Light
149
StabiliTrak OFF Light
149
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
150
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
150
Tire Pressure Light
151
Engine Oil Pressure Light
151
Low Fuel Warning Light
151
Security Light
152
High-Beam On Light
152
Front Fog Lamp Light
152
Lamps On Reminder
152
Cruise Control Light
153
Door Ajar Light
153
Information Displays
153
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level Cluster)
153
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel and Denali Cluster)
155
Vehicle Messages
158
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
158
Brake System Messages
159
Compass Messages
159
Door Ajar Messages
159
Engine Cooling System Messages
160
Engine Oil Messages
160
Engine Power Messages
161
Fuel System Messages
161
Key and Lock Messages
161
Lamp Messages
161
Object Detection System Messages
162
Ride Control System Messages
162
Airbag System Messages
163
Safety Belt Messages
164
Security Messages
164
Steering System Messages
164
Tire Messages
165
Transmission Messages
165
Vehicle Reminder Messages
167
Vehicle Speed Messages
168
Washer Fluid Messages
168
Vehicle Personalization
168
Universal Remote System
175
Universal Remote System Programming
175
Universal Remote System Operation
177
Lighting
179
Exterior Lighting
179
Exterior Lamp Controls
179
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
181
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
181
Flash-to-Pass
182
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
182
Automatic Headlamp System
182
Hazard Warning Flashers
183
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
183
Fog Lamps
184
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
184
Interior Lighting
185
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
185
Cargo Lamp
185
Dome Lamps
186
Reading Lamps
186
Lighting Features
187
Entry Lighting
187
Exit Lighting
187
Battery Load Management
187
Battery Power Protection
188
Infotainment System
189
Introduction
189
Infotainment
189
Theft-Deterrent Feature
190
Overview (Base Radio)
190
Overview (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
194
Home Page (Base Radio)
195
Home Page (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
197
Software Updates
198
Radio
198
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio)
198
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
200
Satellite Radio (Base Radio)
201
Satellite Radio (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
202
Radio Reception
203
Fixed Mast Antenna
204
Multi-Band Antenna
204
Audio Players
204
CD Player
204
USB Port (Base Radio)
207
USB Port (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
209
Auxiliary Jack
215
Bluetooth Audio
216
Voice Recognition
217
Phone
223
Bluetooth (Overview)
223
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
225
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Radio)
229
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio with Touchscreen)
234
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
238
Trademarks and License Agreements
239
Climate Controls
244
Climate Control Systems
244
Climate Control Systems (with Heater Only)
244
Climate Control Systems (with Air Conditioning)
246
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
247
Air Vents
251
Maintenance
251
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
251
Service
252
Driving and Operating
253
Driving Information
254
Distracted Driving
254
Defensive Driving
255
Drunk Driving
255
Control of a Vehicle
255
Braking
255
Steering
256
Off-Road Recovery
257
Loss of Control
257
Off-Road Driving
258
Driving on Wet Roads
262
Hill and Mountain Roads
263
Winter Driving
264
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
265
Vehicle Load Limits
266
Truck-Camper Loading Information
272
Starting and Operating
274
New Vehicle Break-In
274
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
274
Ignition Positions
275
Starting the Engine
276
Fast Idle System
277
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
278
Engine Coolant Heater
279
Shifting Into Park
280
Shifting out of Park
281
Parking over Things That Burn
282
Active Fuel Management
282
Engine Exhaust
283
Running the Vehicle While Parked
283
Automatic Transmission
284
Manual Mode
287
Tow/Haul Mode
289
Drive Systems
290
Four-Wheel Drive
290
Brakes
298
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
298
Parking Brake
298
Brake Assist
299
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
299
Ride Control Systems
300
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
300
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
302
Locking Rear Axle
303
Cruise Control
303
Driver Assistance Systems
306
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
307
Assistance Systems for Driving
309
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
309
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
311
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (2500/3500 Series)
313
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) (1500 Series)
314
Fuel
316
California Fuel Requirements
317
Fuels in Foreign Countries
317
Fuel Additives
317
E85 or FlexFuel
318
Filling the Tank
318
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
320
Trailer Towing
321
General Towing Information
321
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
321
Towing Equipment
341
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
350
Conversions and Add-Ons
351
Add-On Electrical Equipment
351
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
351
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
355
Vehicle Care
356
General Information
357
California Proposition 65 Warning
358
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
358
Accessories and Modifications
358
Vehicle Checks
359
Doing Your Own Service Work
359
Hood
359
Engine Compartment Overview
360
Engine Oil
365
Engine Oil Life System
368
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6 Speed Transmission)
369
Automatic Transmission Fluid (8 Speed Transmission)
372
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
372
Cooling System
373
Engine Coolant
375
Engine Overheating
377
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
379
Engine Fan
379
Power Steering Fluid (1500 Series)
380
Power Steering Fluid (2500/3500 Series)
380
Washer Fluid
381
Brakes
382
Brake Fluid
382
Battery - North America
384
Four-Wheel Drive
384
Front Axle
385
Rear Axle
386
Noise Control System
387
Starter Switch Check
388
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
388
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
389
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
389
Wiper Blade Replacement
389
Glass Replacement
390
Headlamp Aiming
390
Bulb Replacement
390
Halogen Bulbs
390
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
391
LED Lighting
391
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
391
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
392
Replacement Bulbs
393
Electrical System
393
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
393
Electrical System Overload
393
Fuses
394
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
394
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
397
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
399
Wheels and Tires
401
Tires
401
All-Season Tires
402
Winter Tires
402
Low-Profile Tires
403
All-Terrain Tires
403
Tire Sidewall Labeling
403
Tire Designations
406
Tire Terminology and Definitions
407
Tire Pressure
409
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
411
Tire Pressure Monitor System
411
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
412
Tire Inspection
415
Tire Rotation
416
When It Is Time for New Tires
418
Buying New Tires
419
Different Size Tires and Wheels
420
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
421
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
422
Wheel Replacement
422
Tire Chains
423
If a Tire Goes Flat
424
Tire Changing
426
Full-Size Spare Tire
435
Jump Starting
436
Jump Starting - North America
436
Towing the Vehicle
440
Recreational Vehicle Towing
441
Appearance Care
445
Exterior Care
445
Interior Care
450
Floor Mats
453
Service and Maintenance
455
General Information
455
Maintenance Schedule
456
Special Application Services
462
Additional Maintenance and Care
462
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
465
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
465
Maintenance Replacement Parts
467
Maintenance Records
469
Technical Data
470
Vehicle Identification
470
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
470
Service Parts Identification Label
470
Vehicle Data
471
Capacities and Specifications
471
Engine Drive Belt Routing
474
Customer Information
475
Customer Information
475
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
475
Customer Assistance Offices
477
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
478
Online Owner Center
478
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
479
Roadside Assistance Program
479
Scheduling Service Appointments
481
Courtesy Transportation Program
481
Collision Damage Repair
482
Service Publications Ordering Information
484
Radio Frequency Statement
485
Reporting Safety Defects
485
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
485
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
486
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
486
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
486
Event Data Recorders
487
OnStar
487
Infotainment System
488
OnStar
489
OnStar Overview
489
OnStar Services
490
Emergency
490
Security
490
Navigation
491
Connections
492
Diagnostics
493
OnStar Additional Information
494
Index
499
Index_A
499
Index_B
500
Index_C
500
Index_D
502
Index_E
502
Index_F
503
Index_G
503
Index_H
504
Index_I
504
Index_J
504
Index_K
504
Index_L
504
Index_M
505
Index_N
506
Index_O
506
Index_P
507
Index_R
507
Index_S
508
Index_T
509
Index_U
510
Index_V
510
Index_W
511

FAQ about the 2017 GMC Sierra Denali Manual

What contains the 2017 Sierra Denali manual?

The GMC Sierra Denali owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Sierra 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 Sierra Denali 2017 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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