2023 GMC Acadia Owner's Manual

2023 GMC Acadia owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
GMC
Model:
Acadia
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
17.04 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys
7
Remote Key
8
Remote Key Operation
8
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
16
Power Door Locks
18
Delayed Locking
18
Automatic Door Locks
18
Lockout Protection
18
Vehicle Alarm System
26
Immobilizer
27
Convex Mirrors
27
Power Mirrors
28
Folding Mirrors
28
Heated Mirrors
29
Automatic Dimming Mirror
29
Interior Rearview Mirrors
29
Manual Rearview Mirror
29
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
29
Power Windows
32
Seat Adjustment
38
Power Seat Adjustment
38
Reclining Seatbacks
39
Lumbar Adjustment
40
Memory Seats
40
Heated Rear Seats
46
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
51
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
53
Seat Belt Extender
54
Safety System Check
54
Seat Belt Care
54
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
58
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
59
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
59
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
59
Passenger Sensing System
60
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Airbag System Check
65
Older Children
65
Infants and Young Children
67
Child Restraint Systems
69
Where to Put the Restraint
70
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
72
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
79
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
79
Glove Box
84
Sunglasses Storage
84
Armrest Storage
84
Rear Storage
85
Cargo Tie-Downs
86
Cargo Management System
86
Steering Wheel Adjustment
90
Heated Steering Wheel
90
Horn
91
Windshield Wiper/Washer
91
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
92
Compass
93
Clock
93
Power Outlets
93
Instrument Cluster (Base Level and Midlevel)
97
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
100
Speedometer
102
Odometer
102
Trip Odometer
102
Tachometer
102
Fuel Gauge
102
Engine Oil Temperature Gauge (Uplevel only)
103
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
104
Voltmeter Gauge (Uplevel only)
104
Seat Belt Reminders
105
Airbag Readiness Light
105
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
106
Charging System Light
107
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
107
Brake System Warning Light
108
Electric Parking Brake Light
109
Service Electric Parking Brake Light (Uplevel and Midlevel Cluster Only)
109
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
110
Gear Shifting Light
110
Hill Descent Control Light
110
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
110
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
111
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
111
Traction Off Light
111
StabiliTrak OFF Light
111
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
112
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
112
Driver Mode Control Light
112
Tire Pressure Light
113
Engine Oil Pressure Light
113
Low Fuel Warning Light
114
Security Light
114
High-Beam On Light
114
Front Fog Lamp Light
114
Lamps On Reminder
115
Cruise Control Light
115
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
115
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Midlevel)
117
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
120
Engine Power Messages
126
Universal Remote System Programming
126
Exterior Lamp Controls
129
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
130
Flash-to-Pass
130
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
131
Automatic Headlamp System
131
Hazard Warning Flashers
132
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
132
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
133
Courtesy Lamps
133
Dome Lamps
133
Entry Lighting
134
Exit Lighting
134
Battery Load Management
134
Battery Power Protection
135
Overview
137
Steering Wheel Controls
138
Using the System
139
AM-FM Radio
142
HD Radio Technology
143
Radio Data System (RDS)
144
Satellite Radio
144
Radio Reception
145
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
145
USB Port
145
Auxiliary Jack
148
Using the Navigation System
149
Maps
152
Navigation Symbols
152
Destination
153
Global Positioning System (GPS)
158
Vehicle Positioning
159
Problems with Route Guidance
159
If the System Needs Service
159
Map Data Updates
160
Database Coverage Explanations
160
Bluetooth (Overview)
165
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
166
Teen Driver
174
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
184
Rear Climate Control System
188
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
189
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
192
Distracted Driving
192
Defensive Driving
193
Impaired Driving
193
Control of a Vehicle
193
Braking
193
Steering
194
Off-Road Recovery
194
Loss of Control
195
Off-Road Driving
195
Driving on Wet Roads
198
Hill and Mountain Roads
199
Winter Driving
200
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
201
New Vehicle Break-In
204
Ignition Positions
205
Starting the Engine
206
Stop/Start System
207
Engine Heater
208
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
209
Shifting Into Park
210
Shifting out of Park
210
Parking over Things That Burn
211
Active Fuel Management
211
Electric Brake Boost
216
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
216
Electric Parking Brake
217
Brake Assist
218
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
219
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
220
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
233
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
233
Surround Vision System
234
Park Assist
236
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
238
Assistance Systems for Driving
238
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
238
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
240
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
242
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
244
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
244
Top Tier Fuel
247
Recommended Fuel
248
Prohibited Fuels
248
Fuels in Foreign Countries
248
Fuel Additives
248
Filling the Tank
248
General Towing Information
250
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
250
Trailer Towing
253
Towing Equipment
256
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
263
Doing Your Own Service Work
263
Doing Your Own Service Work
264
Hood
264
Engine Compartment Overview
266
Engine Oil
269
Engine Oil Life System
271
Automatic Transmission Fluid
271
Engine Air Filter Life System
272
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
272
Cooling System
273
Engine Overheating
277
Washer Fluid
278
Brakes
279
Brake Fluid
279
Battery - North America
280
All-Wheel Drive
281
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
281
Wiper Blade Replacement
282
Windshield Replacement
282
Halogen Bulbs
284
Electrical System Overload
284
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
286
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
286
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
289
Tires
294
All-Season Tires
294
Winter Tires
295
Summer Tires
295
All-Terrain Tires
295
Tire Sidewall Labeling
295
Tire Designations
297
Tire Terminology and Definitions
298
Tire Pressure
300
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
301
Tire Pressure Monitor System
302
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
303
Tire Inspection
306
Tire Rotation
306
When It Is Time for New Tires
307
Buying New Tires
308
Different Size Tires and Wheels
309
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
309
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
310
Wheel Replacement
311
Tire Chains
311
If a Tire Goes Flat
312
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
313
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
319
Tire Changing
319
Transporting a Disabled Vehicle
327
Exterior Care
330
Interior Care
334
General Information
339
Maintenance Schedule
340
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
342
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
344
Maintenance Replacement Parts
345
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
348
Capacities and Specifications
349
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
352
Customer Assistance Offices
354
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
354
Online Account
354
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
355
Roadside Assistance Program
355
Scheduling Service Appointments
356
Courtesy Transportation Program
357
Collision Damage Repair
358
Publication Ordering Information
359
Radio Frequency Statement
360
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
360
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
361
Cybersecurity
361
Event Data Recorders
362
OnStar
362
Emergency
365
Security
365
Navigation
369
Connections
369
Index_A
372
Index_B
373
Index_C
373
Index_D
374
Index_E
375
Index_F
375
Index_G
376
Index_H
376
Index_I
377
Index_J
377
Index_K
377
Index_L
377
Index_M
378
Index_N
378
Index_O
378
Index_P
379
Index_R
379
Index_S
380
Index_T
381
Index_U
382
Index_V
382
Index_W
382

FAQ about the 2023 GMC Acadia Manual

What contains the 2023 Acadia manual?

The GMC Acadia owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Acadia. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Acadia 2023 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Acadia owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Acadia

Where to download the 2023 GMC Acadia Owners Manual?

The GMC Acadia owner manual for the 2023 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Acadia year 2023 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2023 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Acadia (2023) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2023 is available in English.

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