2018 GMC Savana Owner's Manual

2018 GMC Savana owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
GMC
Model:
Savana
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.31 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Seat Belts
12
Airbag On-Off Switch
12
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
13
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
14
Windshield Wiper/Washer
15
Climate Controls
16
Infotainment System
18
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
19
Bluetooth
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Parking Assist
21
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
23
Fuel (Gasoline)
23
Fuel (Diesel)
23
E85 or FlexFuel
23
Engine Oil Life System
23
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
24
Keys
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
27
Remote Vehicle Start
29
Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Cargo Door Relocking
31
Delayed Locking
31
Automatic Door Locks
32
Lockout Protection
32
Side Door (60/40 Swing-Out)
33
Sliding Door
34
Immobilizer
35
Convex Mirrors
37
Manual Mirrors
37
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
37
Power Mirrors
37
Folding Mirrors
38
Interior Rearview Mirrors
38
Manual Windows
39
Power Windows
39
Swing-Out Windows
40
Enhanced Technology Glass
40
Rear Windows
41
Seat Adjustment
43
Power Seat Adjustment
43
Reclining Seatbacks
44
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
50
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
55
Seat Belt Extender
56
Safety System Check
56
Seat Belt Care
56
Where Are the Airbags?
59
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
62
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
62
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
63
Airbag On-Off Switch
64
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Airbag System Check
68
Older Children
69
Infants and Young Children
70
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
74
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
76
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
82
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
82
Steering Wheel Adjustment
90
Steering Wheel Controls
91
Horn
92
Windshield Wiper/Washer
92
Compass
93
Clock
94
Power Outlets
95
Cigarette Lighter
96
Instrument Cluster
98
Speedometer
99
Odometer
99
Trip Odometer
99
Fuel Gauge
99
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
100
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
101
Voltmeter Gauge
101
Seat Belt Reminders
102
Airbag Readiness Light
102
Airbag On-Off Light
103
Charging System Light
104
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
104
Brake System Warning Light
106
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
107
Tow/Haul Mode Light
107
StabiliTrak OFF Light
107
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
108
Tire Pressure Light
108
Engine Oil Pressure Light
109
Low Fuel Warning Light
109
Security Light
109
High-Beam On Light
110
Engine Power Messages
115
Vehicle Speed Messages
115
Exterior Lamp Controls
121
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
122
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
122
Flash-to-Pass
122
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
122
Automatic Headlamp System
123
Hazard Warning Flashers
124
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
125
Dome Lamps
125
Entry/Exit Lighting
126
Battery Load Management
126
Battery Power Protection
126
Infotainment
128
Theft-Deterrent Feature
129
Overview (AM-FM Radio)
129
Overview (Radio with CD/MP3)
131
AM-FM Radio
134
Satellite Radio
135
Radio Reception
136
Fixed Mast Antenna
137
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
137
CD Player
137
Auxiliary Devices
142
Rear Heating System
157
Rear Climate Control System
157
Distracted Driving
162
Defensive Driving
162
Drunk Driving
163
Control of a Vehicle
163
Braking
163
Steering
163
Off-Road Recovery
164
Loss of Control
164
Driving on Wet Roads
165
Hill and Mountain Roads
166
Winter Driving
166
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
167
New Vehicle Break-In
172
Ignition Positions
173
Starting the Engine
174
Fast Idle System
175
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
176
Engine Coolant Heater
176
Shifting Into Park
178
Shifting out of Park
179
Manual Mode
184
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
185
Parking Brake
186
Brake Assist
187
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
187
Locking Rear Axle
189
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
192
Parking Assist
193
California Fuel Requirements
197
Fuels in Foreign Countries
197
Fuel Additives
197
E85 or FlexFuel
198
Filling the Tank
199
General Towing Information
201
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
201
Towing Equipment
208
California Proposition 65 Warning
213
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
214
Doing Your Own Service Work
214
Hood
215
Engine Compartment Overview
216
Engine Oil
219
Engine Oil Life System
221
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
222
Automatic Transmission Fluid (8-Speed Transmission)
225
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
226
Cooling System
227
Engine Overheating
232
Engine Fan
233
Power Steering Fluid
234
Washer Fluid
234
Brakes
235
Brake Fluid
236
Battery - North America
237
Rear Axle
238
Noise Control System
239
Starter Switch Check
240
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
240
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
241
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
241
Wiper Blade Replacement
241
Windshield Replacement
242
Gas Strut(s)
242
Halogen Bulbs
244
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
244
Taillamps
244
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
246
Electrical System Overload
247
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
247
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
248
Tires
254
All-Season Tires
254
Winter Tires
255
All-Terrain Tires
255
Tire Sidewall Labeling
255
Tire Designations
258
Tire Terminology and Definitions
259
Tire Pressure
262
Tire Pressure Monitor System
263
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
264
Tire Inspection
267
Tire Rotation
267
Dual Tire Rotation
269
When It Is Time for New Tires
269
Buying New Tires
270
Different Size Tires and Wheels
272
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
272
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
274
Wheel Replacement
274
Tire Chains
275
If a Tire Goes Flat
275
Tire Changing
277
Exterior Care
291
Interior Care
295
General Information
300
Maintenance Schedule
302
Special Application Services
306
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
309
Maintenance Replacement Parts
311
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
313
Capacities and Specifications
314
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
317
Customer Assistance Offices
319
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
320
Online Owner Center
320
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
321
Roadside Assistance Program
321
Scheduling Service Appointments
323
Courtesy Transportation Program
323
Collision Damage Repair
324
Service Publications Ordering Information
326
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
328
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
328
Event Data Recorders
329
OnStar
330
Emergency
332
Security
333
Navigation
333
Connections
334
Diagnostics
336
Index_A
343
Index_B
344
Index_C
344
Index_D
345
Index_E
346
Index_F
346
Index_G
347
Index_H
347
Index_I
347
Index_J
347
Index_K
347
Index_L
348
Index_M
348
Index_N
349
Index_O
349
Index_P
349
Index_R
350
Index_S
350
Index_T
351
Index_U
352
Index_V
352
Index_W
352

FAQ about the 2018 GMC Savana Manual

What contains the 2018 Savana manual?

The GMC Savana owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Savana. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Savana 2018 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2018 GMC Savana Owners Manual?

The GMC Savana owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Savana year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Savana (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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