2021 GMC Yukon Owner's Manual

2021 GMC Yukon owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
GMC
Model:
Yukon
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
5.1 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
3
Keys
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
16
Power Door Locks
17
Delayed Locking
18
Automatic Door Locks
18
Lockout Protection
18
Liftgate
19
Vehicle Alarm System
26
Steering Column Lock
28
Immobilizer
28
Convex Mirrors
29
Power Mirrors
29
Folding Mirrors
30
Heated Mirrors
31
Automatic Dimming Mirror
31
Interior Rearview Mirrors
31
Manual Rearview Mirror
31
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
31
Power Windows
34
Power Seat Adjustment
41
Lumbar Adjustment
41
Reclining Seatbacks
42
Memory Seats
42
Heated Rear Seats
46
Second Row Seats
47
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
56
Lap-Shoulder Belt
57
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
60
Seat Belt Extender
60
Safety System Check
60
Seat Belt Care
61
Where Are the Airbags?
63
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
64
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
65
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
65
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
66
Passenger Sensing System
67
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Airbag System Check
71
Older Children
72
Infants and Young Children
73
Child Restraint Systems
75
Where to Put the Restraint
77
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
78
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
84
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
84
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Front Passenger Seat)
86
Instrument Panel Storage
89
Glove Box
89
Cupholders
89
Armrest Storage
90
Rear Storage
90
Center Console Storage
91
Cargo Tie-Downs
93
Convenience Net
93
Steering Wheel Adjustment
96
Steering Wheel Controls
96
Heated Steering Wheel
96
Horn
97
Windshield Wiper/Washer
97
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
98
Compass
99
Clock
100
Power Outlets
100
Instrument Cluster
104
Speedometer
106
Odometer
106
Trip Odometer
106
Tachometer
106
Fuel Gauge
106
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
107
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
108
Voltmeter Gauge
108
Seat Belt Reminders
109
Airbag Readiness Light
109
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
110
Charging System Light
111
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
111
Brake System Warning Light
112
Electric Parking Brake Light
113
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
113
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
113
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
114
Hill Descent Control Light
114
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
114
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
114
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
115
Traction Off Light
115
Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control Light
115
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Light
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
116
Driver Mode Control Light
116
Four Corner Air Suspension Light
117
Tire Pressure Light
117
Engine Oil Pressure Light
118
Low Fuel Warning Light
118
Security Light
118
High-Beam On Light
119
Front Fog Lamp Light
119
Lamps On Reminder
119
Cruise Control Light
119
Driver Information Center (DIC)
120
Engine Power Messages
125
Vehicle Speed Messages
126
Universal Remote System Programming
131
Exterior Lamp Controls
134
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
136
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
136
Flash-to-Pass
136
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
136
Automatic Headlamp System
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
137
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
138
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
139
Dome Lamps
139
Entry Lighting
140
Exit Lighting
140
Battery Load Management
140
Battery Power Protection
141
Overview
143
Steering Wheel Controls
144
Using the System
145
AM-FM Radio
148
HD Radio Technology
149
Radio Data System (RDS)
150
Satellite Radio
150
Radio Reception
151
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
151
USB Port
151
Bluetooth Audio
154
Using the Navigation System
164
Maps
167
Navigation Symbols
167
Destination
168
OnStar System
174
Global Positioning System (GPS)
174
Vehicle Positioning
175
Problems with Route Guidance
175
If the System Needs Service
175
Map Data Updates
175
Database Coverage Explanations
176
Bluetooth (Overview)
181
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
182
Teen Driver
193
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
205
Rear Climate Control System
208
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
210
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
214
Distracted Driving
214
Defensive Driving
215
Impaired Driving
215
Control of a Vehicle
215
Braking
215
Steering
216
Off-Road Recovery
216
Loss of Control
217
Off-Road Driving
217
Driving on Wet Roads
220
Hill and Mountain Roads
221
Winter Driving
222
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
222
New Vehicle Break-In
227
Ignition Positions
227
Starting the Engine
229
Stop/Start System
230
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
230
Shifting Into Park
231
Shifting out of Park
231
Parking over Things That Burn
232
Dynamic Fuel Management
232
Manual Mode
236
Electric Brake Boost
241
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
241
Electric Parking Brake
241
Brake Assist
242
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
243
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
245
Driver Mode Control
246
Magnetic Ride Control
248
Locking Rear Axle
249
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
263
Rear Pedestrian Alert
267
Assistance Systems for Driving
268
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
268
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
270
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
271
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
273
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
273
Top Tier Fuel
277
Recommended Fuel (5.3L Engine)
278
Recommended Fuel (6.2L Engine)
278
Prohibited Fuels
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Fuel Additives
279
Filling the Tank
279
General Towing Information
281
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
281
Trailer Towing
285
Towing Equipment
288
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
296
California Proposition 65 Warning
310
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
310
Doing Your Own Service Work
311
Hood
311
Engine Compartment Overview
313
Engine Oil
316
Engine Oil Life System
317
Automatic Transmission Fluid
318
Engine Air Filter Life System
319
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
319
Cooling System
320
Engine Overheating
323
Engine Fan
325
Washer Fluid
325
Brakes
325
Brake Pad Life System
326
Brake Fluid
327
Battery - North America
328
Four-Wheel Drive
328
Front Axle
329
Rear Axle
329
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
329
Wiper Blade Replacement
330
Glass Replacement
331
Windshield Replacement
331
Electrical System Overload
332
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
333
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
333
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
336
Tires
340
All-Season Tires
341
Winter Tires
341
Low-Profile Tires
341
All-Terrain Tires
342
Tire Sidewall Labeling
342
Tire Designations
343
Tire Terminology and Definitions
344
Tire Pressure
346
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
347
Tire Pressure Monitor System
348
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
349
Tire Inspection
351
Tire Rotation
351
When It Is Time for New Tires
352
Buying New Tires
353
Different Size Tires and Wheels
354
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
355
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
356
Wheel Replacement
356
Tire Chains
357
If a Tire Goes Flat
357
Tire Changing
358
Exterior Care
376
Interior Care
380
General Information
384
Maintenance Schedule
385
Special Application Services
391
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
394
Maintenance Replacement Parts
395
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
397
Capacities and Specifications
397
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
400
Customer Assistance Offices
402
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
402
Online Owner Center
402
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
403
Roadside Assistance Program
403
Scheduling Service Appointments
404
Courtesy Transportation Program
405
Collision Damage Repair
406
Publication Ordering Information
407
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
408
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
409
Cybersecurity
409
Event Data Recorders
410
OnStar
410
Emergency
413
Security
413
Navigation
417
Connections
418
Index_A
420
Index_B
421
Index_C
421
Index_D
422
Index_E
423
Index_F
423
Index_G
424
Index_H
424
Index_I
424
Index_J
425
Index_K
425
Index_L
425
Index_M
426
Index_N
426
Index_O
426
Index_P
427
Index_R
427
Index_S
428
Index_T
429
Index_U
430
Index_V
430
Index_W
430

FAQ about the 2021 GMC Yukon Manual

What contains the 2021 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 2021 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your GMC Yukon, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

Where to download the 2021 GMC Yukon Owners Manual?

The GMC Yukon owner manual for the 2021 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Yukon year 2021 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2021 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Yukon (2021) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2021 is available in English.

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