2022 GMC Sierra Owner's Manual

2022 GMC Sierra owners manual
Year:
2022
Make:
GMC
Model:
Sierra
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
15.09 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
2
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
3
Keys
14
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
15
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
15
Remote Vehicle Start
21
Door Locks
22
Power Door Locks
23
Delayed Locking
23
Automatic Door Locks
23
Lockout Protection
23
Tailgate
24
Transporting Items That Can Catch Fire
31
Vehicle Alarm System
32
Steering Column Lock
33
Immobilizer
33
Convex Mirrors
34
Manual Mirrors
34
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
35
Power Mirrors
36
Folding Mirrors
36
Heated Mirrors
37
Automatic Dimming Mirror
37
Blind Spot Mirrors
37
Interior Rearview Mirrors
38
Manual Rearview Mirror
38
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
38
Manual Windows
41
Power Windows
41
Rear Windows
43
Seat Adjustment
47
Center Seat
47
Power Seat Adjustment
48
Reclining Seatbacks
48
Lumbar Adjustment
49
Massage
50
Memory Seats
51
Buckle To Drive
56
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
59
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
61
Seat Belt Extender
62
Safety System Check
62
Seat Belt Care
62
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
66
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
66
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
67
Passenger Sensing System
68
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Airbag System Check
72
Older Children
73
Infants and Young Children
74
Child Restraint Systems
76
Where to Put the Restraint
78
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
79
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
90
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
90
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Front Passenger Seat)
94
Glove Box
97
Cupholders
97
Underseat Storage
98
Rear Storage
98
Center Console Storage
98
Steering Wheel Adjustment
102
Steering Wheel Controls
102
Heated Steering Wheel
103
Horn
103
Windshield Wiper/Washer
103
Compass
104
Clock
104
Power Outlets
105
Instrument Cluster (Base Level)
110
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
111
Speedometer
114
Odometer
114
Trip Odometer
114
Tachometer
114
Fuel Gauge
114
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
115
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
116
Transmission Temperature Gauge (Uplevel only)
117
Voltmeter Gauge
117
Seat Belt Reminders
118
Airbag Readiness Light
119
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
119
Charging System Light
120
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
120
Brake System Warning Light
122
Electric Parking Brake Light
122
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
122
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
123
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
123
Tow/Haul Mode Light
123
Hill Descent Control Light
123
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
124
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Disabled Light
124
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
124
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
124
Traction Off Light
125
StabiliTrak OFF Light
125
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
125
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
126
Driver Mode Control Light
126
Tire Pressure Light
127
Engine Oil Pressure Light (Uplevel Cluster)
127
Low Fuel Warning Light
127
Security Light
128
High-Beam On Light
128
Front Fog Lamp Light
128
Lamps On Reminder
128
Cruise Control Light
129
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
129
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
131
Engine Power Messages
137
Vehicle Speed Messages
138
Universal Remote System Programming
143
Exterior Lamp Controls
146
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
148
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
148
Flash-to-Pass
148
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
148
Automatic Headlamp System
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Fog Lamps
151
Task Lighting
151
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
151
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
153
Dome Lamps
153
Entry Lighting
154
Exit Lighting
154
Battery Load Management
155
Battery Power Protection
155
Overview (Base Radio)
157
Overview (Uplevel Radio)
158
Steering Wheel Controls
159
Using the System
160
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio)
162
AM-FM Radio (Uplevel Radio)
164
Radio Data System (RDS)
165
Satellite Radio
165
Radio Reception
167
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
167
USB Port
167
Bluetooth Audio (Base Radio)
169
Using the Navigation System
170
Maps
171
Navigation Symbols
171
Destination
171
Global Positioning System (GPS)
172
Vehicle Positioning
172
Problems with Route Guidance
173
Bluetooth (Overview)
175
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone for Base Radio)
176
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone for Uplevel Radio)
179
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (Base Radio)
183
Settings (Base Radio)
186
Settings (Uplevel Radio)
188
Teen Driver
192
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
199
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
203
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
206
Distracted Driving
207
Defensive Driving
207
Impaired Driving
207
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
208
Steering
208
Off-Road Recovery
209
Loss of Control
209
Off-Road Driving
209
Driving on Wet Roads
213
Hill and Mountain Roads
214
Winter Driving
214
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
215
Vehicle Load Limits
216
New Vehicle Break-In
223
Ignition Positions
223
Starting the Engine
225
Stop/Start System
226
Engine Heater
226
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
228
Shifting Into Park (Mechanical Shifter)
228
Shifting Into Park (Electronic Shifter)
229
Shifting out of Park (Mechanical Shifter)
230
Shifting out of Park (Electronic Shifter)
230
Parking over Things That Burn
231
Active Fuel Management
231
Automatic Transmission (Mechanical Shifter)
232
Automatic Transmission (Electronic Shifter)
234
Manual Mode (Mechanical Shifter)
238
Manual Mode (Electronic Shifter)
240
Electric Brake Boost
246
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
246
Electric Parking Brake
246
Brake Assist
248
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
248
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
250
Driver Mode Control
250
Limited-Slip Differential
253
Locking Rear Axle
254
Adaptive Cruise Control (Camera)
257
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
284
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
284
Surround Vision System
285
Park Assist
292
Rear Pedestrian Alert
293
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
294
Assistance Systems for Driving
294
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
294
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
296
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
298
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
300
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
300
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
302
Top Tier Fuel
305
Recommended Fuel (2.7L L4 and 5.3L V8 Engines)
305
Recommended Fuel (6.2L V8 Engine)
306
Prohibited Fuels
306
Fuels in Foreign Countries
306
Fuel Additives
306
Filling the Tank (Pickup Model)
307
Filling the Tank (Chassis Cab Model)
308
General Towing Information
310
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
310
Trailer Towing
314
Towing Equipment
318
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
328
Add-On Electrical Equipment
339
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
339
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
343
Doing Your Own Service Work
344
Hood
344
Engine Compartment Overview
346
Engine Oil
349
Engine Oil Life System
351
Automatic Transmission Fluid
351
Engine Air Filter Life System
352
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
352
Cooling System
353
Engine Overheating
357
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
358
Engine Fan
359
Washer Fluid
359
Brakes
359
Brake Pad Life System
360
Brake Fluid
361
Battery - North America
362
Four-Wheel Drive
364
Front Axle
364
Rear Axle
364
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check (Mechanical Shifter)
365
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
365
Wiper Blade Replacement
365
Glass Replacement
366
Windshield Replacement
366
Halogen Bulbs
367
LED Lighting
367
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
368
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
368
Electrical System Overload
369
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
371
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
371
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
374
Tires
378
All-Season Tires
379
Winter Tires
379
All-Terrain Tires
379
Tire Sidewall Labeling
380
Tire Designations
381
Tire Terminology and Definitions
383
Tire Pressure
385
Tire Pressure Monitor System
386
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
386
Tire Inspection
390
Tire Rotation
391
When It Is Time for New Tires
392
Buying New Tires
392
Different Size Tires and Wheels
393
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
394
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
395
Wheel Replacement
395
Tire Chains
396
If a Tire Goes Flat
396
Tire Changing
398
Exterior Care
415
Interior Care
420
General Information
425
Maintenance Schedule
426
Special Application Services
432
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
435
Maintenance Replacement Parts
436
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
439
Capacities and Specifications
440
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
443
Customer Assistance Offices
445
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
445
Online Owner Center
445
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
446
Roadside Assistance Program
446
Scheduling Service Appointments
448
Courtesy Transportation Program
448
Collision Damage Repair
449
Publication Ordering Information
450
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
451
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
451
Cybersecurity
452
Event Data Recorders
453
OnStar
453
Emergency
455
Security
455
Navigation
459
Connections
459
Index_A
462
Index_B
463
Index_C
463
Index_D
464
Index_E
465
Index_F
465
Index_G
466
Index_H
466
Index_I
467
Index_J
467
Index_K
467
Index_L
467
Index_M
468
Index_N
468
Index_O
469
Index_P
469
Index_R
470
Index_S
470
Index_T
472
Index_U
473
Index_V
473
Index_W
473

FAQ about the 2022 GMC Sierra Manual

What contains the 2022 Sierra manual?

The GMC Sierra owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Sierra. 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 2022 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Sierra owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your GMC Sierra, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2022 GMC Sierra Owners Manual?

The GMC Sierra owner manual for the 2022 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Sierra year 2022 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2022 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Sierra (2022) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2022 is available in English.

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