2017 GMC Yukon XL Owner's Manual

2017 GMC Yukon XL owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon XL
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
7.18 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
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
14
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated 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
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Four-Wheel Drive
20
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
22
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
22
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
23
Power Outlets
23
Universal Remote System
24
Sunroof
24
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Fuel (L83 5.3L V8 Engine)
26
Fuel (L86 6.2L V8 Engine)
26
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 (Key Access)
29
Keys (Keyless Access)
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
35
Remote Vehicle Start
41
Door Locks
42
Power Door Locks
43
Delayed Locking
44
Automatic Door Locks
44
Lockout Protection
44
Safety Locks
45
Doors
45
Liftgate
45
Power Assist Steps
50
Vehicle Security
51
Vehicle Alarm System
51
Immobilizer
53
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
53
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
54
Exterior Mirrors
55
Convex Mirrors
55
Power Mirrors
55
Folding Mirrors
56
Heated Mirrors
56
Automatic Dimming Mirror
56
Blind Spot Mirrors
56
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
57
Interior Mirrors
58
Interior Rearview Mirrors
58
Manual Rearview Mirror
58
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
58
Child-View Mirror
58
Windows
58
Power Windows
59
Sun Visors
60
Roof
61
Sunroof
61
Seats and Restraints
63
Head Restraints
64
Front Seats
65
Power Seat Adjustment
65
Lumbar Adjustment
66
Reclining Seatbacks
66
Memory Seats
67
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
69
Rear Seats
70
Heated Rear Seats
71
Second Row Seats
71
Third Row Seats
76
Safety Belts
78
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
79
Lap-Shoulder Belt
80
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
84
Lap Belt
85
Safety Belt Extender
85
Safety System Check
85
Safety Belt Care
86
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
86
Airbag System
87
Where Are the Airbags?
88
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
90
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
91
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
91
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
92
Passenger Sensing System
93
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
97
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
98
Airbag System Check
98
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
99
Child Restraints
99
Older Children
99
Infants and Young Children
101
Child Restraint Systems
103
Where to Put the Restraint
105
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
106
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
114
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
114
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Center Front Seat)
117
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Passenger Seat)
117
Storage
121
Storage Compartments
121
Instrument Panel Storage
121
Glove Box
121
Cupholders
121
Sunglasses Storage
122
Armrest Storage
122
Rear Storage
122
Center Console Storage
122
Additional Storage Features
123
Cargo Tie-Downs
123
Convenience Net
123
Roof Rack System
123
Instruments and Controls
125
Controls
126
Steering Wheel Adjustment
126
Steering Wheel Controls
126
Heated Steering Wheel
126
Horn
127
Windshield Wiper/Washer
127
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
129
Compass
129
Clock
130
Power Outlets
131
Wireless Charging
133
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
134
Instrument Cluster
135
Speedometer
138
Odometer
138
Trip Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Fuel Gauge
138
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
139
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
140
Transmission Temperature Gauge
141
Voltmeter Gauge
141
Safety Belt Reminders
142
Airbag Readiness Light
143
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
143
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
147
Tow/Haul Mode Light
148
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
148
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
148
Traction Off Light
148
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
149
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
149
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
149
Tire Pressure Light
150
Engine Oil Pressure Light
150
Low Fuel Warning Light
151
Security Light
151
High-Beam On Light
151
Front Fog Lamp Light
152
Lamps On Reminder
152
Cruise Control Light
152
Door Ajar Light
152
Information Displays
153
Driver Information Center (DIC)
153
Head-Up Display (HUD)
156
Vehicle Messages
159
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
159
Brake System Messages
160
Compass Messages
160
Cruise Control Messages
160
Door Ajar Messages
161
Engine Cooling System Messages
162
Engine Oil Messages
162
Engine Power Messages
163
Fuel System Messages
163
Key and Lock Messages
163
Lamp Messages
164
Object Detection System Messages
164
Ride Control System Messages
166
Airbag System Messages
167
Security Messages
167
Steering System Messages
167
Starting the Vehicle Messages
168
Tire Messages
168
Transmission Messages
168
Vehicle Reminder Messages
170
Washer Fluid Messages
171
Vehicle Personalization
171
Universal Remote System
178
Universal Remote System Programming
178
Universal Remote System Operation
181
Lighting
182
Exterior Lighting
182
Exterior Lamp Controls
182
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
184
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
184
Flash-to-Pass
184
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
185
Automatic Headlamp System
185
Hazard Warning Flashers
186
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
186
Fog Lamps
187
Interior Lighting
187
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
187
Dome Lamps
188
Reading Lamps
188
Lighting Features
189
Entry Lighting
189
Exit Lighting
189
Battery Load Management
189
Battery Power Protection
190
Infotainment System
191
Introduction
191
Infotainment
191
Climate Controls
192
Climate Control Systems
192
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
192
Rear Climate Control System
196
Air Vents
197
Maintenance
198
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
198
Service
199
Driving and Operating
200
Driving Information
201
Distracted Driving
201
Defensive Driving
202
Drunk Driving
202
Control of a Vehicle
202
Braking
202
Steering
203
Off-Road Recovery
203
Loss of Control
204
Off-Road Driving
204
Driving on Wet Roads
209
Hill and Mountain Roads
210
Winter Driving
210
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
212
Vehicle Load Limits
213
Starting and Operating
217
New Vehicle Break-In
217
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
217
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
218
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
220
Starting the Engine
221
Engine Heater
223
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
224
Shifting Into Park
225
Shifting out of Park
226
Parking over Things That Burn
226
Active Fuel Management®
227
Extended Parking
227
Engine Exhaust
227
Running the Vehicle While Parked
228
Automatic Transmission
228
Manual Mode
231
Tow/Haul Mode
233
Drive Systems
234
Four-Wheel Drive
234
Brakes
238
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
238
Parking Brake
238
Brake Assist
239
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
239
Ride Control Systems
240
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
240
Magnetic Ride Control
242
Locking Rear Axle
242
Automatic Level Control
242
Cruise Control
243
Adaptive Cruise Control
245
Driver Assistance Systems
252
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
253
Assistance Systems for Driving
256
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
256
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
258
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
260
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
260
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
262
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
262
Fuel
264
California Fuel Requirements
265
Fuels in Foreign Countries
265
Fuel Additives
265
E85 or FlexFuel
266
Filling the Tank
266
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
268
Trailer Towing
269
General Towing Information
269
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
269
Towing Equipment
275
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
282
Conversions and Add-Ons
283
Add-On Electrical Equipment
283
Vehicle Care
284
General Information
285
California Proposition 65 Warning
285
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
285
Accessories and Modifications
286
Vehicle Checks
286
Doing Your Own Service Work
286
Hood
287
Engine Compartment Overview
288
Engine Oil
291
Engine Oil Life System
293
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
294
Automatic Transmission Fluid (8-Speed Transmission)
297
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
298
Cooling System
299
Engine Coolant
300
Engine Overheating
302
Engine Fan
304
Washer Fluid
304
Brakes
305
Brake Fluid
306
Battery - North America
307
Four-Wheel Drive
307
Front Axle
308
Rear Axle
309
Noise Control System
309
Starter Switch Check
310
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
311
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
311
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
311
Wiper Blade Replacement
312
Glass Replacement
313
Windshield Replacement
313
Headlamp Aiming
313
Bulb Replacement
314
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
314
LED Lighting
314
Fog Lamps
314
Back-Up Lamps
314
License Plate Lamp
315
Replacement Bulbs
316
Electrical System
316
Electrical System Overload
316
Fuses
317
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
317
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
321
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
324
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
326
Wheels and Tires
327
Tires
327
All-Season Tires
328
Winter Tires
328
Low-Profile Tires
329
All-Terrain Tires
329
Tire Sidewall Labeling
329
Tire Designations
331
Tire Terminology and Definitions
331
Tire Pressure
334
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
335
Tire Pressure Monitor System
336
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
337
Tire Inspection
340
Tire Rotation
340
When It Is Time for New Tires
341
Buying New Tires
342
Different Size Tires and Wheels
343
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
344
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
345
Wheel Replacement
345
Tire Chains
346
If a Tire Goes Flat
347
Tire Changing
348
Full-Size Spare Tire
357
Jump Starting
358
Jump Starting - North America
358
Towing the Vehicle
361
Recreational Vehicle Towing
362
Appearance Care
366
Exterior Care
366
Interior Care
370
Floor Mats
374
Service and Maintenance
375
General Information
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Special Application Services
382
Additional Maintenance and Care
382
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
385
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
385
Maintenance Replacement Parts
386
Maintenance Records
388
Technical Data
389
Vehicle Identification
389
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
389
Service Parts Identification Label
389
Vehicle Data
390
Capacities and Specifications
390
Engine Drive Belt Routing
391
Customer Information
392
Customer Information
392
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
392
Customer Assistance Offices
394
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
395
Online Owner Center
395
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
396
Roadside Assistance Program
396
Scheduling Service Appointments
398
Courtesy Transportation Program
398
Collision Damage Repair
399
Service Publications Ordering Information
401
Radio Frequency Statement
402
Reporting Safety Defects
402
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
402
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
403
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
403
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
403
Event Data Recorders
404
OnStar®
404
Infotainment System
405
OnStar
406
OnStar Overview
406
OnStar Services
407
Emergency
407
Security
407
Navigation
408
Connections
408
Diagnostics
410
OnStar Additional Information
411
Index
416
Index_A
416
Index_B
417
Index_C
417
Index_D
418
Index_E
419
Index_F
419
Index_G
420
Index_H
420
Index_I
421
Index_J
421
Index_K
421
Index_L
421
Index_M
422
Index_N
423
Index_O
423
Index_P
423
Index_R
424
Index_S
424
Index_T
426
Index_U
426
Index_V
427
Index_W
427

FAQ about the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Manual

What contains the 2017 Yukon XL manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Yukon XL owners can do
  • Maintenance for your GMC Yukon XL, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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