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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ..... . 2 In Brief ......5 Keys, Doors, and Windows .
  • Page 3: Introduction

    GM, the GM logo, GMC, the Keep this manual in the vehicle for GMC Truck Emblem, TERRAIN, and About Driving the Vehicle quick reference.
  • Page 4 Introduction Danger, Warning, and Vehicle Symbol Chart Caution Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle Warning messages found on vehicle and what they mean. See the labels and in this manual describe features in this manual for hazards and what to do to avoid or information.
  • Page 5 Introduction : Oil Pressure : Power : Remote Vehicle Start : Seat Belt Reminders : Tire Pressure Monitor : Traction Control/StabiliTrak : Under Pressure : Windshield Washer Fluid...
  • Page 6: In Brief

    In Brief In Brief Steering Wheel Controls ..20 Engine Oil Life System ..25 Cruise Control ....20 Driving for Better Fuel Driver Information Economy .
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 8 In Brief 1. Air Vents 0 163. 11. Assistance Systems for 21. Hood Release. See Hood Parking or Backing 0 218 0 256. 2. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn (If Equipped). and Lane-Change Signals 22. Cruise Control 0 215. 0 152. 12.
  • Page 9: Initial Drive Information

    In Brief Initial Drive Remote Keyless Entry Lock and unlock feedback can be personalized. (RKE) System Information See Vehicle Personalization 0 140. The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) This section provides a brief : Press and release one time to transmitter may be used to lock and overview about some of the initiate vehicle locator.
  • Page 10: Door Locks

    In Brief Remote start can be extended. five seconds to unlock all passenger doors. See Remote Keyless Entry Start the vehicle normally after (RKE) System Operation 0 29. entering. Liftgate Canceling a Remote Start To cancel a remote start, do one of Manual Liftgate Operation the following: Unlock the vehicle before opening...
  • Page 11: Windows

    In Brief Power Liftgate Operation Hands-Free Liftgate Windows The liftgate will not operate if the RKE transmitter is not within 1 m (3 ft). The power windows work when the On vehicles with a power liftgate, ignition is on, in ACC/ACCESSORY, the vehicle must be in P (Park) to or when Retained Accessory Power use the power feature.
  • Page 12: Seat Adjustment

    In Brief Seat Adjustment Seat Height Adjuster Reclining Seatbacks Manual Front Seats Move the lever up or down to To recline the manual seatback: manually raise or lower the seat. 1. Lift the lever. To adjust a manual seat: See Seat Adjustment 0 57. 2.
  • Page 13 In Brief 2. Push and pull on the seatback See Power Seat Adjustment 0 57. Lumbar Adjustment to make sure it is locked. See Reclining Seatbacks 0 58. Power Driver Seat To recline a power seatback, If equipped, press and hold the front if equipped: or rear of the control to increase or decrease lumbar support.
  • Page 14: Memory Features

    In Brief Memory Features Heated and Ventilated 2, or (Exit) on the driver door until two beeps sound. To manually Seats recall these positions, press and hold 1, 2, or until the saved position is reached. When Auto Memory Recall is enabled in vehicle personalization, positions previously stored to memory buttons 1 and 2 are...
  • Page 15: Head Restraint Adjustment

    In Brief See Head Restraints 0 55 and Seat Passenger Sensing Press , if equipped, to Adjustment 0 57. ventilate the driver or passenger System seat. A ventilated seat has a fan Seat Belts that pulls or pushes air through the seat.
  • Page 16: Mirror Adjustment

    In Brief Mirror Adjustment Manual Rearview Mirror Steering Wheel Adjustment For vehicles with a manual rearview Exterior mirror, push the tab forward for daytime use and pull it rearward for nighttime use to avoid the glare of the headlamps from behind. See Manual Rearview Mirror 0 50.
  • Page 17: Interior Lighting

    In Brief Interior Lighting ON/OFF : Press to turn the dome lamps on manually. Dome Lamps Reading Lamps There are reading lamps on the overhead console and over the rear passenger doors. These lamps come on when any door is opened. Rear Reading Lamps Press the lamp lens to turn the rear passenger reading lamps on or off.
  • Page 18: Exterior Lighting

    In Brief Exterior Lighting LO : Use for slow wipes. : Turns on the headlamps together with the parking lamps and instrument panel lights. See: Exterior Lamp Controls 0 149 Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) 0 151 Fog Lamps 0 153 Windshield Wiper/Washer INT : Move the lever up to INT for The exterior lamp control is on the...
  • Page 19: Climate Controls

    In Brief Rear Window Wiper/Washer Climate Controls The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled with these systems. Climate Control System Turn the end of the windshield wiper lever to operate the rear window wiper/washer. OFF : Turns the system off. INT : Intermittent wipes.
  • Page 20: Transmission

    In Brief Dual Automatic Climate Control System Transmission Electronic Range Select (ERS) Mode ERS or manual mode allows for the selection of the range of gear positions. Use this mode when driving downhill to limit the top gear and vehicle speed. See Manual Mode 0 204.
  • Page 21: Vehicle Features

    In Brief Vehicle Features Cruise Control SET : Press briefly to set the speed and activate cruise control. If cruise control is already active, Infotainment System use to decrease vehicle speed. See the infotainment manual for See Cruise Control 0 215. information on the radio, audio players, phone, navigation system, Driver Information...
  • Page 22: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    In Brief Forward Automatic it detects that you are actively : Press to move between steering. Override LKA by turning the interactive display zones in the Braking (FAB) the steering wheel. LKA uses a cluster. If the vehicle has Forward Collision camera to detect lane markings : Press to open a menu or select between 60 km/h (37 mph) and...
  • Page 23: Surround Vision

    In Brief Surround Vision Rear Cross Traffic Alert See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing 0 218. (RCTA) System If equipped, views around the vehicle display in the infotainment Automatic Parking If equipped, the RCTA system uses display to aid with parking and a triangle with an arrow on the Assist (APA) low-speed maneuvers.
  • Page 24: Universal Remote System

    In Brief To use the outlet, remove the cover. Sunroof express-close the sunroof, fully press and release (1). Press See Power Outlets 0 112. the switch again to stop it. Universal Remote System Open/Close (Manual Mode) : To open the sunroof, press and hold (1) until the sunroof reaches the desired position.
  • Page 25: Performance And Maintenance

    In Brief express-close the sunshade, fully Performance and press and release (2) . Press Maintenance the switch again to stop it. Open/Close : To open the Traction Control/ sunshade, press and hold Electronic Stability until the sunshade reaches the The low tire pressure warning light Control desired position.
  • Page 26: Fuel

    In Brief See Tire Pressure Monitor System Fuel (LTG - 2.0L L4 Turbo E85 or FlexFuel 0 301. Engine) Tire Fill Alert (If Equipped) This feature provides visual and audible alerts outside the vehicle to help when inflating an underinflated tire to the recommended cold tire pressure.
  • Page 27: Driving For Better Fuel Economy

    In Brief Driving for Better Fuel Replace the vehicle's tires with 2. Press and hold for several the same TPC Spec number seconds while the Oil Life Economy molded into the tire's sidewall display is active to reset the Oil Driving habits can affect fuel near the size.
  • Page 28: Diesel Exhaust Fluid

    Roadside Assistance Locating Diesel Exhaust Fluid operation, the engine computer may Program DEF can be purchased at a GMC not be able to clean the DPF dealer. It can also be purchased at effectively. If this happens, a Driver U.S.: 1-888-881-3302 authorized vehicle dealerships.
  • Page 29: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Folding Mirrors ....49 Keys and Locks Heated Mirrors ....49 Windows Automatic Dimming Mirror .
  • Page 30: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    Keys, Doors, and Windows To remove the key, press the button Check the location. Other near the bottom of the transmitter, vehicles or objects may be and pull the key out. Never pull the blocking the signal. key out without pressing the button. Check the transmitter's battery.
  • Page 31 Keys, Doors, and Windows start the engine from outside the Pressing may also arm the vehicle using the RKE transmitter. theft-deterrent system. See Vehicle See Remote Vehicle Start 0 35. Alarm System 0 46. : Press and release one time to : Press to unlock the driver door.
  • Page 32 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keyless Access can be Keyless Unlocking/Locking from programmed to unlock all doors on Passenger Doors the first lock/unlock press from the When the doors are locked and the driver door. See Vehicle RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of Personalization 0 140.
  • Page 33 Keys, Doors, and Windows transmitter inside the vehicle. Do Remote No Longer in Vehicle Programming with Recognized not leave the RKE transmitter in an Transmitters If the vehicle is on, with a door unattended vehicle. open, and then all doors are closed, A new transmitter can be To customize the doors to the vehicle will check for RKE...
  • Page 34 Keys, Doors, and Windows transmitter into the key lock When all additional transmitters The Driver Information Center cylinder on the driver door are programmed, press and (DIC) displays REMOTE handle and turn the key, LEARN PENDING, hold ENGINE START/STOP for counterclockwise, to the unlock 12 seconds to exit PLEASE WAIT.
  • Page 35 Keys, Doors, and Windows When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and hold ENGINE START/STOP for 12 seconds to exit programming mode. 7. Put the key back into the transmitter. Starting the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter Battery When the vehicle is started, if the transmitter battery is weak, the DIC 4.
  • Page 36: Remote Vehicle Start

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2. Insert a flat, thin object in the Remote Vehicle Start Caution center of the transmitter to The vehicle may have this feature separate and remove the back When replacing the battery, do that allows you to start the engine cover.
  • Page 37 Keys, Doors, and Windows Other conditions can affect the Extending Engine Run Time Conditions in Which Remote Start performance of the transmitter. See Will Not Work For a 10-minute extension, after Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) 30 seconds repeat Steps 1 and 2 The remote vehicle start feature will System 0 29.
  • Page 38: Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows dealer to add the manufacturer's To lock or unlock the door from Warning (Continued) remote vehicle start feature to the inside the vehicle: vehicle. Young children who get into Press on the power door unlocked vehicles may be lock switch.
  • Page 39 Keys, Doors, and Windows open. See Keyless Access 3. Move the cap (2) rearward and Operation in Remote Keyless Entry remove. (RKE) System Operation 0 29. 4. Use the key in the cylinder. Driver Door Key Lock Cylinder To replace the cap: Access (In Case of Dead 1.
  • Page 40: Power Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 5. Check that the cap is secure. Power Door Locks Delayed locking can only be turned on when the Open Door Free-Turning Locks Anti-Lockout feature has been The door key lock cylinder turns turned off. freely when either the wrong key is When is pressed on the power used, or the correct key is not fully...
  • Page 41: Automatic Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Automatic Door Locks Lockout Protection Open Door Anti-Lockout feature can be turned on or off. See Vehicle The doors will lock automatically If the ignition is on or in ACC/ Personalization 0 140. when all doors are closed, the ACCESSORY and the power door ignition is on, and the vehicle is lock switch is pressed with the...
  • Page 42: Doors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 3. Do the same for the other Doors Warning (Continued) rear door. To open a rear door when the safety Liftgate and set the fan speed to the lock is on: highest setting. See Climate Control Systems 1.
  • Page 43 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Liftgate Operation Warning You or others could be injured if caught in the path of the power liftgate. Make sure there is no one in the way of the liftgate as it is opening and closing. Caution To open the liftgate, press the touch If equipped with a power liftgate, the...
  • Page 44 Keys, Doors, and Windows OFF: Opens manually only. Caution To power open or close the liftgate, select MAX or 3/4 mode. Manually forcing the liftgate to open or close during a power Press twice quickly on the cycle can damage the vehicle. RKE transmitter until the liftgate Allow the power cycle to moves.
  • Page 45 Keys, Doors, and Windows liftgate or a possible support strut After removing the obstructions, 3. Press and hold next to the failure. A repetitive chime will sound manually close the liftgate which will pull cup on the bottom of the while the falling liftgate detection allow normal power operation liftgate until the turn signals...
  • Page 46 Keys, Doors, and Windows The hands-free feature will not work Caution while the liftgate is moving. To stop the liftgate while in motion use one Splashing water may cause the of the liftgate switches. liftgate to open. Keep the RKE transmitter away from the rear bumper detection area or turn the liftgate mode to OFF when...
  • Page 47: Vehicle Security

    Keys, Doors, and Windows When closing the liftgate using this Vehicle Security On Solid : Vehicle is secured feature, there will be a short delay. during the delay to arm the system. This vehicle has theft-deterrent The taillamps will flash and a chime Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured.
  • Page 48: Immobilizer

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The vehicle alarm system will not To avoid setting off the alarm by Immobilizer Operation arm if the doors are locked with accident: This vehicle has a passive the key. Lock the vehicle after all theft-deterrent system. If the driver door is opened without occupants have left the vehicle The system does not have to be...
  • Page 49: Exterior Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows RKE transmitter will start the It is possible for the immobilizer Exterior Mirrors vehicle. If the transmitter is ever system to learn new or replacement damaged, you may not be able to RKE transmitters. Up to eight Convex Mirrors start your vehicle.
  • Page 50: Power Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Mirrors automatic car wash. Push the mirror Automatic Dimming outward to return it to the original Mirror position. The vehicle has an automatic Memory Mirrors dimming outside mirror on the driver The vehicle may have memory side.
  • Page 51: Interior Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Interior Mirrors Windows pulsing sound when either rear window is down and the front windows are up. To reduce the Interior Rearview Mirrors Warning sound, open either a front window or the sunroof, if equipped. Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear Never leave a child, a helpless view of the area behind the vehicle.
  • Page 52 Keys, Doors, and Windows Window Lockout If equipped, pull the window switch up fully and quickly release to express close the window. Briefly press or pull the window switch in the same direction to stop that window s express movement. Window Automatic Reversal System The express-close feature will...
  • Page 53: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 4. Open the window and continue Roof Warning (Continued) to press the switch briefly after the window has fully opened. Sunroof system override, make sure that Remote Window Operation all people and obstructions are clear of the window path. If equipped, this feature allows all the windows to be opened remotely.
  • Page 54 Keys, Doors, and Windows Sunroof Switch Sunshade Switch If frost or other conditions prevent closing, override the feature by Express-Open/Express-Close : To Express-open/Express-close : To closing the sunroof in manual express-open the sunroof, fully express-open the sunshade, fully mode. To stop movement, release press and release (1).
  • Page 55: Seats And Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Seats and Seat Belt Care ....73 Replacing LATCH System Parts Replacing Seat Belt System After a Crash ....98 Restraints Parts after a Crash .
  • Page 56: Head Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints The vehicle s front seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard seating positions. Warning With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater chance that occupants will suffer a neck/ spinal injury in a crash.
  • Page 57 Seats and Restraints Rear Seats head restraint after the button is released to make sure that it is Adjusting the Rear Head Restraint locked in place. The vehicle's rear seats have Folding the Rear Head Restraint adjustable head restraints in the The head restraint can be folded outboard seating positions.
  • Page 58: Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints Front Seats 2. Move the seat forward or Power Seat Adjustment rearward and release the handle. Seat Adjustment 3. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in Warning place. You can lose control of the Seat Height Adjuster vehicle if you try to adjust a driver seat while the vehicle is moving.
  • Page 59: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints Lumbar Adjustment Warning (Continued) The shoulder belt will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt could go up over your abdomen.
  • Page 60: Memory Seats

    Seats and Restraints 2. Push and pull on the seatback Memory Seats to make sure it is locked. Power Reclining Seatbacks To recline a manual seatback: 1. Lift the lever. If equipped, memory seats allow two 2. Move the seatback to the drivers to store and recall their desired position, and then unique seat positions for driving the...
  • Page 61 Seats and Restraints and then Auto Memory Recall. 2. Start the vehicle with the initial 2, or (Exit) on the driver door Select On or Off. See Auto key or RKE transmitter. The until two beeps sound. To manually Memory Recall later in this DIC should display the other recall these positions, press and section.
  • Page 62 Seats and Restraints If too much time passes seat, SET, or power mirror control, To stop Auto Memory Recall between releasing SET and if memory equipped. The driver or movement, turn the ignition off or pressing 1, the memory passenger side mirror must be press any of the following memory position will not be saved and selected.
  • Page 63: Heated And Ventilated Front

    Seats and Restraints If turned on, the positions saved to Heated and Ventilated are automatically recalled when Front Seats one of the following occurs: The vehicle is turned off and the Warning driver door is opened within a short time. If temperature change or pain to the skin cannot be felt, the seat The vehicle is turned off with the...
  • Page 64: Folding Seatback

    Seats and Restraints Press the button once for the The remote start heated or Warning highest setting. With each press of ventilated seats may be enabled or the button, the seat will change to disabled in the vehicle Things you put on this seatback the next lower setting, and then to personalization menu.
  • Page 65: Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints 3. Lift the lever fully and fold the Rear Seats the vehicle through the rear door seatback forward. and left the vehicle without the vehicle being shut off. Rear Seat Reminder If necessary, move the seat belt out of the way to access The feature can be turned on or off.
  • Page 66 Seats and Restraints Folding the Seatback Either side of the seatback can be folded for more cargo space. Fold a seatback only when the vehicle is not moving. Caution Folding a rear seat with the seat belts still fastened may cause damage to the seat or the seat belts.
  • Page 67: Heated Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints If equipped, the rear seatbacks can 3. Return the head restraint to the Warning (Continued) also be folded forward by pulling the upright position. See Head levers on the passenger side of the Restraints 0 55. sure that the seat belts are rear cargo area.
  • Page 68: Seat Belts

    Seats and Restraints Seat Belts Press to heat the left or right Warning (Continued) outboard seat cushion and This section describes how to use seatback. overheat. An overheated seat seat belts properly, and some things heater may cause a burn or may not to do.
  • Page 69: How To Wear Seat Belts

    Seats and Restraints When riding in a vehicle, you travel Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why Warning (Continued) as fast as the vehicle does. If the should I have to wear seat vehicle stops suddenly, you keep belts? passengers to ride in any area of going until something stops you.
  • Page 70: Lap-shoulder Belt

    Seats and Restraints It is very important for all occupants pelvic bones and you would be Lap-Shoulder Belt to buckle up. Statistics show that less likely to slide under the lap All seating positions in the vehicle unbelted people are hurt more often belt.
  • Page 71 Seats and Restraints The lap-shoulder belt may lock 3. Push the latch plate into the if you pull the belt across you buckle until it clicks. very quickly. If this happens, let Pull up on the latch plate to the belt go back slightly to make sure it is secure.
  • Page 72 Seats and Restraints Seat Belt Pretensioners Rear Seat Belt Comfort Guides This vehicle has seat belt Warning pretensioners for front outboard occupants. Although the seat belt A seat belt that is not properly pretensioners cannot be seen, they worn may not provide the are part of the seat belt assembly.
  • Page 73 Seats and Restraints To install: 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be behind the belt with the plastic guide on the front. 2. Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the 1.
  • Page 74: Seat Belt Use During

    Seats and Restraints removed from the guide. Slide the The best way to protect the fetus is Safety System Check guide back into its storage pocket to protect the mother. When a seat Periodically check the seat belt on the side of the seatback. belt is worn properly, it is more likely reminder, seat belts, buckles, latch that the fetus will not be hurt in a...
  • Page 75: Replacing Seat Belt System Parts After A Crash

    Seats and Restraints Replacing Seat Belt New parts and repairs may be Warning necessary even if the seat belt System Parts after a system was not being used at the Do not bleach or dye seat belt Crash time of the crash. webbing.
  • Page 76: Airbag System

    Seats and Restraints Airbag System For frontal airbags, the word Warning (Continued) AIRBAG is on the center of the The vehicle has the following steering wheel for the driver and on them. Also, airbags are not airbags: the instrument panel for the front designed to inflate in every crash.
  • Page 77: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? Warning (Continued) Warning sit unnecessarily close to any Children who are up against, airbag, as you would be if sitting or very close to, any airbag when on the edge of the seat or leaning it inflates can be seriously injured forward.
  • Page 78 Seats and Restraints The front outboard passenger Warning (Continued) frontal airbag is in the passenger side instrument panel. inflating airbag must be kept clear. Do not put anything between an occupant and an airbag, and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering.
  • Page 79: When Should An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints When Should an Airbag It depends on what is hit, the Roof-rail airbags are designed to direction of the impact, and how inflate in moderate to severe side Inflate? quickly the vehicle slows down. crashes depending on the location This vehicle is equipped with of the impact.
  • Page 80: How Does An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints For airbag locations, see Where Are But airbags would not help in many the windshield or being able to steer the Airbags? 0 76. types of collisions, primarily the vehicle, nor does it prevent people from leaving the vehicle. because the occupant's motion is How Does an Airbag not toward those airbags.
  • Page 81: Passenger Sensing System

    Seats and Restraints without airbag inflation, after an In many crashes severe enough to an airbag system will not work event that exceeds a predetermined inflate the airbag, windshields are properly. See your dealer for threshold. After turning the ignition service.
  • Page 82 Seats and Restraints certain conditions. No other airbag Warning Warning (Continued) is affected by the passenger sensing system. A child in a rear-facing child the front outboard passenger The passenger sensing system restraint can be seriously injured seat, always move the seat as far works with sensors that are part of or killed if the passenger frontal back as it will go.
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints as a reminder that the airbag is off. 3. Remove any additional items Warning See Passenger Airbag Status from the seat such as blankets, Indicator 0 124. cushions, seat covers, seat If the airbag readiness light ever heaters, or seat massagers.
  • Page 84 Seats and Restraints seatback and adjust the seat If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an 2. Remove any additional material cushion, if adjustable, to make from the seat, such as Adult-Sized Occupant sure that the vehicle seatback blankets, cushions, seat is not pushing the child covers, seat heaters, or seat restraint into the seat cushion.
  • Page 85: Servicing The Airbag-equipped

    Seats and Restraints seat covers, seat heaters, and seat Servicing the Warning massagers can affect how well the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle passenger sensing system If the front outboard passenger operates. We recommend that you Airbags affect how the vehicle airbag is turned off for an not use seat covers or other should be serviced.
  • Page 86: Adding Equipment To The Airbag-equipped Vehicle

    Seats and Restraints Adding Equipment to the operate properly if the original seat is modified for any other reason, call trim is replaced with non-GM Customer Assistance. See Airbag-Equipped Vehicle covers, upholstery, or trim; or with Customer Assistance Offices 0 363. Adding accessories that change the GM covers, upholstery, or trim Airbag System Check...
  • Page 87: Replacing Airbag System Parts

    Seats and Restraints Replacing Airbag System Child Restraints The manufacturer instructions that come with the booster seat state the Parts after a Crash weight and height limitations for that Older Children booster. Use a booster seat with a Warning lap-shoulder belt until the child passes the fit test below: A crash can damage the airbag Sit all the way back on the seat.
  • Page 88 Seats and Restraints Can proper seat belt fit be In a crash, children who are not maintained for the length of the buckled up can strike other people trip? If yes, continue. If no, who are buckled up, or can be return to the booster seat.
  • Page 89: Infants And Young Children

    Seats and Restraints restraints. In fact, the law in every Every time infants and young Warning (Continued) state in the United States and in children ride in vehicles, they should have the protection provided by every Canadian province says That could cause serious or fatal children up to some age must be appropriate child restraints.
  • Page 90 Seats and Restraints For each type of child restraint, there are many different models available. When purchasing a child restraint, be sure it is designed to be used in a motor vehicle. If it is, the restraint will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards.
  • Page 91: Child Restraint Systems

    Seats and Restraints Child Restraint Systems Warning A young child's hip bones are still so small that the vehicle's regular seat belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should. Instead, it may settle up around the child's abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force on a body area that is unprotected by any bony structure.
  • Page 92 Seats and Restraints Securing an Add-On Child When securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions Restraint in the Vehicle that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a Warning booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are A child can be seriously injured or important, so if they are not...
  • Page 93: Where To Put The Restraint

    Seats and Restraints Securing the Child Within the Warning Warning (Continued) Child Restraint A child in a rear-facing child the front seat, always move the Warning restraint can be seriously injured front passenger seat as far back or killed if the front passenger as it will go.
  • Page 94: Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (latch System)

    Seats and Restraints Wherever a child restraint is rear-facing and forward-facing child The LATCH anchorage system can installed, be sure to follow the seats can be properly installed be used until the combined weight instructions that came with the child using either the LATCH anchors or of the child plus the child restraint is restraint system and secure the...
  • Page 95 Seats and Restraints secure the child restraint. Top Tether Anchor Some child restraints that have a See Securing Child Restraints (With top tether are designed for use with the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat) 0 98 or without the top tether being or Securing Child Restraints (With attached.
  • Page 96 Seats and Restraints the instructions that come with the : Seating positions with two child restraint say that the top tether lower anchors. must be attached. According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint system secured in a rear seating position.
  • Page 97 Seats and Restraints Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Caution following the instructions that shoulder belt can tighten but Do not let the LATCH came with the child restraint and cannot be loosened if it is locked. attachments rub against the the instructions in this manual. The shoulder belt locks when it is vehicle s seat belts.
  • Page 98 Seats and Restraints restraints. Some restraints also use tether to the top tether anchor, another vehicle anchor to secure a if equipped. Refer to the child top tether. restraint instructions and the following steps: 1. Attach and tighten the lower attachments to the lower 2.1.
  • Page 99: Replacing Latch System Parts

    Seats and Restraints If the position you are using 3. Before placing a child in the If the vehicle has the LATCH system has an adjustable headrest child restraint, make sure it is and it was being used during a or head restraint and you securely held in place.
  • Page 100 Seats and Restraints Do not secure a child seat in a position without a top tether anchor if a national or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be anchored.
  • Page 101: Securing Child Restraints

    Seats and Restraints 6. If the child restraint has a top Securing Child Restraints tether, follow the child restraint (With the Seat Belt in the manufacturer's instructions Front Seat) regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and This vehicle has airbags.
  • Page 102 Seats and Restraints When using the lap-shoulder belt to Warning Warning (Continued) secure the child restraint in this position, follow the instructions that A child in a rear-facing child forward-facing child restraint in came with the child restraint and the restraint can be seriously injured the front outboard passenger following instructions:...
  • Page 103 Seats and Restraints 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's seat belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. Push the latch plate into the 5.
  • Page 104 Seats and Restraints 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the seat belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of...
  • Page 105: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Center Console Storage Compartments Storage Compartments Warning Storage Compartments ..104 Glove Box ....104 Do not store heavy or sharp Cupholders .
  • Page 106: Additional Storage Features

    Storage Additional Storage To remove the cover from the vehicle, pull both ends toward each Features other. To store the cargo cover: Cargo Cover Warning An unsecured cargo cover could strike people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. Store the cargo cover securely or remove it from the vehicle.
  • Page 107: Cargo Tie-downs

    Storage To reinstall, push the buttons to Convenience Net Roof Rack System unlock the ends of the cover. This vehicle may have a Place each end of the cover in the Warning convenience net in the rear of the holes behind the rear seat. vehicle.
  • Page 108 Storage To prevent damage or loss of cargo Caution when driving, check to make sure crossrails and cargo are securely Loading cargo on the roof rack fastened. Loading cargo on the roof that weighs more than 100 kg rack will make the vehicle s center (220 lb) or hangs over the rear or of gravity higher.
  • Page 109: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Airbag Readiness Light ..124 Front Fog Lamp Light ..133 Passenger Airbag Status Lamps On Reminder ..133 Controls Indicator .
  • Page 110: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Instruments and Controls Controls Steering Wheel Controls Horn The infotainment system can be Press on the steering wheel pad Steering Wheel operated by using the steering to sound the horn. Adjustment wheel controls. See "Steering Wheel Controls" in the infotainment Windshield Wiper/Washer manual.
  • Page 111: Rear Window Wiper

    Instruments and Controls LO : Use for slow wipes. stop until the motor cools and the activated. See Washer Fluid 0 275 wiper control is turned off. See for information on filling the Electrical System Overload 0 285. windshield washer fluid reservoir. Wiper Parking Warning If the ignition is turned off while the...
  • Page 112: Compass

    Instruments and Controls Turn the end of the windshield wiper N (Neutral) and the vehicle speed is Compass lever to operate the rear window very slow, the rear wiper will The vehicle may have a compass wiper/washer. automatically park. display on the Driver Information OFF : Turns the system off.
  • Page 113: Power Outlets

    Instruments and Controls Power Outlets Warning Caution (Continued) The vehicle has two 12-volt Power is always supplied to the vehicle warranty. The power accessory power outlets, which can rear cargo power outlet. Do not outlets are designed for be used to plug in electrical leave electrical equipment accessory power plugs only, such equipment, such as a cell phone or...
  • Page 114: Wireless Charging

    In the U.S., see my.gmc.com/ and equipment requiring less than Equipment with high initial peak learn. 150 watts is plugged into the outlet,...
  • Page 115 Instruments and Controls The operating temperature is 20 °C does not appear on the ( 4 °F) to 60 °C (140 °F) for the infotainment display: charging system and 0 °C (32 °F) to 1. Remove the phone from the 35 °C (95 °F) for the phone.
  • Page 116 Instruments and Controls a charge covering the cost of 2. Redistributions in binary form CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES performing such distribution (such must reproduce the above (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED as the cost of media, shipping, and copyright notice, this list of TO, PROCUREMENT OF handling) upon email request to conditions and the following...
  • Page 117: Warning Lights, Gauges, And Indicators

    Instruments and Controls Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators Warning lights and gauges can signal that something is wrong before it becomes serious enough to cause an expensive repair or replacement. Paying attention to the warning lights and gauges could prevent injury. Some warning lights come on briefly when the engine is started to indicate they are working.
  • Page 118: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster Base Level English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 119 Instruments and Controls Uplevel English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 120 Instruments and Controls Diesel Uplevel English Shown, Base Level Similar...
  • Page 121 Instruments and Controls Cluster Menu (Uplevel) Info App. This is where the Units : Press while Units is selected Driver Information displayed to enter the Units menu. There is an interactive display area Center (DIC) displays can be Choose English, Imperial, or metric in the center of the instrument viewed.
  • Page 122: Speedometer

    Instruments and Controls Trip Odometer hundred rpm s, during Auto Stop press when Speed Warning is mode, when the engine is shutting displayed. Press to adjust The trip odometer shows how far off and restarting. the vehicle has been driven since the value.
  • Page 123: Engine Coolant Temperature

    Instruments and Controls Here are four things that some Engine Coolant owners ask about. None of these Temperature Gauge show a problem with the fuel gauge: At the service station, the fuel pump shuts off before the gauge reads full. It takes a little more or less fuel to fill up than the gauge indicated.
  • Page 124: Seat Belt Reminders

    Instruments and Controls Seat Belt Reminders Passenger Seat Belt Reminder Light Driver Seat Belt Reminder There is a passenger seat belt Light reminder light near the passenger There is a driver seat belt reminder airbag status indicator. See light on the instrument cluster. Passenger Sensing System 0 80.
  • Page 125: Airbag Readiness Light

    Instruments and Controls grocery bag, laptop, or other Warning electronic device. To turn off the reminder light and/or chime, remove If the airbag readiness light stays the object from the seat or buckle on after the vehicle is started or the seat belt.
  • Page 126: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls problem with the lights or the The light turns off when the engine is working when the ignition is in passenger sensing system. See is started. If it does not, have the Service Mode. See Ignition your dealer for service. vehicle serviced by your dealer.
  • Page 127 Instruments and Controls Light Flashing (Gasoline Check the following: Caution (Continued) Engine Only) If fuel has been added to the If the light is flashing : A vehicle using the capless funnel run smoothly. This could lead to malfunction has been detected that adapter, make sure that it has costly repairs that might not be could damage the emission control...
  • Page 128: Brake System Warning

    Instruments and Controls Emissions Inspection and The light does not come on when the ignition is in Maintenance Programs Service Mode. If the vehicle requires an Emissions Critical emission control systems Inspection/Maintenance test, the have not been completely test equipment will likely connect to diagnosed.
  • Page 129: Electric Parking Brake

    Instruments and Controls This light comes on when the If this light stays on, take the vehicle Warning (Continued) parking brake is applied. If the light to your dealer as soon as possible. continues flashing after the parking See the information for the Electric Driving with the brake system brake is released, or while driving, Parking Brake under Electric...
  • Page 130: Tow/haul Mode Light

    Instruments and Controls (13 mph), see your dealer for Hill Descent Control Light LKA may assist by gently turning service. A chime may also sound the steering wheel if the vehicle when the light comes on steady. approaches a detected lane marking without using the turn signal in that If the regular brake system warning direction.
  • Page 131: Traction Off Light

    Instruments and Controls Traction Off Light StabiliTrak OFF Light Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light This light comes on briefly while This light comes on briefly while starting the engine. If it does not, starting the vehicle. If it does not, This light comes on briefly when the have the vehicle serviced by your have the vehicle serviced by your...
  • Page 132: Wait-to-start Light

    Instruments and Controls See Traction Control/Electronic Tire Pressure Light When the Light Flashes First and Stability Control 0 208. Then Is On Steady If the light flashes for about a minute Wait-to-Start Light and then stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS.
  • Page 133: Low Fuel Warning Light

    Instruments and Controls Low Fuel Warning Light For the uplevel cluster, this light is near the fuel gauge and comes on briefly when the ignition is turned on as a check to show it is working. It also comes on when the fuel tank is low on fuel.
  • Page 134: Security Light

    Instruments and Controls Security Light High-Beam On Light Front Fog Lamp Light The security light should come on This light comes on when the If equipped, the fog lamp light briefly as the engine is started. If it high-beam headlamps are in use. comes on when the fog lamps are does not come on, have the vehicle See Headlamp High/Low-Beam...
  • Page 135: Cruise Control Light

    Instruments and Controls Cruise Control Light Information Displays : Press to move between the interactive display zones in the cluster. Driver Information : Press to open a menu or select Center (DIC) a menu item. Press and hold to The DIC displays are shown in the reset values on certain screens.
  • Page 136 Instruments and Controls average is based on the various Vehicle Information Menu zero by pressing and holding vehicle speeds recorded since the (VEHICLE) Items while the trip odometer display is last reset. Reset the average speed showing. Units : Choose between Metric or by pressing when it is displayed.
  • Page 137 Instruments and Controls The Oil Life display must be reset XX%, or LOW. When LOW appears ECO Drive Assist Menu (ECO) after each oil change. Do not reset on the display, add DEF as soon as Items the Oil Life display accidentally at possible.
  • Page 138 Instruments and Controls recent distance on the right side. calculated based on the number of 6. Press while an item is L/100 km (mpg) recorded since the Press and hold to clear the graph highlighted to select or last time this menu item was reset. deselect that item.
  • Page 139 Instruments and Controls When the remaining oil life is low, See Tire Pressure Monitor System Best Score. Press to reset the the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON 0 301 and Tire Pressure Monitor best average fuel economy. After message will appear on the display. Operation 0 302.
  • Page 140: Vehicle Messages

    Instruments and Controls and the timer is running. To reset Oil Pressure : Oil pressure is Vehicle Messages displayed in either kilopascal (kPa) the timer to zero, press and hold Messages displayed on the DIC or in pounds per square inch (psi). while this display is active, or press indicate the status of the vehicle or Oil pressure can vary with engine...
  • Page 141: Engine Power Messages

    Instruments and Controls Brakes at a reduced speed while this Vehicle message is on, but maximum Ride Control Systems Personalization acceleration and speed may be Driver Assistance Systems reduced. Anytime this message The following are all possible stays on, or displays repeatedly, the Cruise Control vehicle personalization features.
  • Page 142 Instruments and Controls The menu may contain the Air Quality Sensor Auto Defog following: This setting switches the system This setting automatically turns the into Recirculation Mode based on front defogger on when the engine Rear Seat Reminder the quality of the outside air. is started.
  • Page 143 Instruments and Controls Lane Keep Assist Park Assist Auto Memory Recall Parking Assist If equipped, this allows the feature This feature automatically recalls to be turned on or off. See the current driver s previously stored Backing Warning Assistance Systems for Parking or 1 or 2 button positions when the Touch Beeps or Safety Alert Seat.
  • Page 144 Instruments and Controls Select Off, On-Open and Close, Select Extended Hold or Power Door Locks or On-Open Only. Standard Hold. Touch and the following may display: Reverse Tilt Mirror Lighting When on, the driver and/or Open Door Anti Lockout Touch and the following may passenger mirrors will tilt downward display: Auto Door Unlock...
  • Page 145 Instruments and Controls Remote Lock, Unlock, Start Remote Door Unlock Remote Window Operation This allows selection of which doors This allows the windows to be Touch and the following may opened when pressing and display: will unlock when pressing on the holding on the RKE transmitter.
  • Page 146: Universal Remote System

    Instruments and Controls Touch Off or On. Universal Remote instructions refer to a garage door opener, but can be used for other System Teen Driver devices. See Teen Driver under Settings Do not use the Universal Remote See Radio Frequency Statement in the infotainment manual.
  • Page 147 Instruments and Controls Make sure the hand-held transmitter system buttons to be used to be required. For a second has a new battery for quick and operate the garage door. Do time, press and hold the accurate transmission of the not release either button until newly programmed button radio-frequency signal.
  • Page 148: Universal Remote System

    Instruments and Controls The name and color of the Radio Signals for Canada and Universal Remote System button may vary by Some Gate Operators Operation manufacturer. For questions or programming help, Using the Universal Remote 5. Press and release the Learn or call 1-800-355-3515 or see System Smart button.
  • Page 149 Instruments and Controls Reprogramming a Single Universal Remote System Button To reprogram any of the system buttons: 1. Press and hold any one of the buttons. Do not release the button. 2. The indicator light will begin to flash after 20 seconds. Without releasing the button, proceed with Step 1 under Programming the Universal...
  • Page 150: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting : Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the headlamps. Exterior Lamp Controls Exterior Lighting : Turns on the headlamps Exterior Lamp Controls ..149 together with the parking lamps and Headlamp High/Low-Beam instrument panel lights.
  • Page 151 Lighting Turning On and Enabling Keep this area of the windshield instrument cluster light will come IntelliBeam clear of debris to allow for best on to indicate the IntelliBeam system performance. system is reactivated. The high-beam headlamps remain The IntelliBeam system will turn on, under the automatic control, off if the fog lamps are until one of the following situations...
  • Page 152: Headlamp High/low-beam

    Lighting The vehicle is loaded such that Flash-to-Pass When the DRL are on, the taillamps, the front end points upward, sidemarker lamps, instrument panel The flash-to-pass feature works with causing the light sensor to aim lights, and other lamps will not be the low beams or Daytime Running high and not detect headlamps on.
  • Page 153: Hazard Warning Flashers

    Lighting Lights On with Wipers : Press to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and If the windshield wipers are off. This warns others that you are activated in daylight with the engine having trouble. on, and the exterior lamp control is in AUTO, the headlamps, parking Press again to turn the...
  • Page 154: Fog Lamps

    Lighting Raise or lower the lever until the Fog Lamps Interior Lighting arrow starts to flash to signal a lane change. Hold it there until the lane Instrument Panel change is complete. If the lever is Illumination Control moved momentarily to the lane change position, the arrow will flash three times.
  • Page 155: Courtesy Lamps

    Lighting Courtesy Lamps Press the lamp lenses to turn the override is activated. Press front reading lamps on or off. OFF again to deactivate this feature The courtesy lamps come on when and the indicator light will turn off. any door is opened and the The dome lamps will come on when OFF indicator light is turned off.
  • Page 156: Lighting Features

    Lighting Lighting Features The exterior lamps turn off The battery can be discharged at immediately by turning the exterior idle if the electrical loads are very high. This is true for all vehicles. lamp control off. Entry Lighting This is because the generator This feature can be changed.
  • Page 157: Battery Power Protection

    Lighting this action may be noticeable to the driver. If so, a DIC message might be displayed and it is recommended that the driver reduce the electrical loads as much as possible. Battery Power Protection This feature shuts off the interior lamps if they are left on for more than 10 minutes when the ignition is off.
  • Page 158: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System Infotainment Introduction System Infotainment See the infotainment manual for information on the radio, audio Introduction players, phone, navigation system, Infotainment ....157 and voice or speech recognition.
  • Page 159: Climate Controls

    Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems With this system the heating, cooling, and ventilation in the vehicle can be Climate Control Systems controlled. Climate Control Systems ..158 Dual Automatic Climate Control System ... . . 160 Air Vents Air Vents .
  • Page 160 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control : Press A/C : Press to turn the air Caution , or to change the conditioning system on or off. An direction of the airflow. An indicator indicator light comes on to show Using a razor blade or sharp light comes on in the selected mode that the air conditioning is enabled.
  • Page 161: Dual Automatic Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Dual Automatic Climate Control System Air Conditioning Recirculation With this system the heating, cooling, and ventilation in the vehicle can be controlled. When the AUTO indicator light is lit, all four functions are operating automatically. Each function can be manually set and the selected setting will be shown.
  • Page 162 Climate Controls The recirculation light will not come Driver and Passenger Changing the mode cancels the on when automatically controlled. Temperature Control : The automatic operation and the system goes into manual mode. Press temperature can be adjusted Press to manually select separately for the driver and AUTO to return to automatic recirculation;...
  • Page 163 Climate Controls A/C : Press to turn the air Rear Window Defogger Heated Mirror : If equipped with conditioning system on or off. An heated outside mirrors, the mirrors The rear window defogger uses a indicator light comes on to show heat to help clear fog or frost from warming grid to remove fog from the that the air conditioning is enabled.
  • Page 164: Air Vents

    Climate Controls Air Vents Keep the path under the front Maintenance seats clear of objects to help Use the louvers located on the air circulate the air inside of the Passenger Compartment vents to change the direction of the vehicle more effectively. Air Filter airflow.
  • Page 165 Climate Controls 3. Squeeze both sides of the Service glove box bin inward to lower All vehicles have a label underhood beyond the stops. that identifies the refrigerant used in the vehicle. The refrigerant system should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians.
  • Page 166: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Shifting Into Park ... . . 188 Ride Control Systems Shifting out of Park ... 189 Traction Control/Electronic Operating Parking over Things...
  • Page 167: Driving Information

    Driving and Operating Fuel Additives ....232 Driving Information Driving Environment Fuel for Diesel Engines ..233 Be prepared for driving in inclement What Fuel to Use in the U.S.
  • Page 168: Distracted Driving

    Driving and Operating Safe driver behavior and Watch the road. Do not read, Warning understanding of the environment take notes, or look up can help avoid a rollover crash in information on phones or other Taking your eyes off the road too any type of vehicle, including utility electronic devices.
  • Page 169: Drunk Driving

    Driving and Operating Focus on the task of driving. Braking Once the power assist is used up, it can take longer to stop and the Braking action involves perception Drunk Driving brake pedal will be harder to push. time and reaction time. Deciding to Death and injury associated with push the brake pedal is perception Steering...
  • Page 170: Off-road Recovery

    Driving and Operating Normal use of the power steering Off-Road Recovery 3. Turn the steering wheel to go assist should return when the straight down the roadway. system cools down. Loss of Control See your dealer if there is a problem.
  • Page 171: Off-road Driving

    Driving and Operating The vehicle may straighten out. Off-Road Driving Before Driving Off-Road Be ready for a second skid if it Have all necessary maintenance All-wheel-drive vehicles can be occurs. and service work completed. used for off-road driving. Vehicles Slow down and adjust your without all-wheel drive and vehicles Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, driving according to weather...
  • Page 172 Driving and Operating Environmental Concerns Before driving on a hill, assess the Warning (Continued) steepness, traction, and Always use established trails, obstructions. If the terrain ahead roads, and areas that have been passengers can be struck cannot be seen, get out of the set aside for public off-road by flying objects.
  • Page 173 Driving and Operating Never back down a hill in Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) N (Neutral) using only the brake. The vehicle can roll seriously injured or killed. As you descending a hill and use a low backward quickly and you near the top of a hill, slow down gear to keep vehicle speed under could lose control.
  • Page 174 Driving and Operating downhill wheels which could Traction is reduced on hard packed Warning cause a downhill slide or a snow and ice and it is easy to lose rollover. control. Reduce vehicle speed when Getting out of the vehicle on the driving on hard packed snow Surface conditions can be a downhill side when stopped...
  • Page 175: Driving On Wet Roads

    Driving and Operating After Off-Road Driving Warning (Continued) Warning Remove any brush or debris that has collected on the underbody or Traction could be lost, and the Wet brakes can cause crashes. chassis, or under the hood. These vehicle could roll over. Do not They might not work as well in a accumulations can be a fire hazard.
  • Page 176: Hill And Mountain Roads

    Driving and Operating Hydroplaning Hill and Mountain Roads Warning Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water Driving on steep hills or through can build up under the vehicle's Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) mountains is different than driving tires so they actually ride on the or with the ignition off is on flat or rolling terrain.
  • Page 177: Winter Driving

    Driving and Operating Winter Driving clear roads in shaded areas. Warning The surface of a curve or an Driving on Snow or Ice overpass can remain icy when Snow can trap engine exhaust the surrounding roads are clear. Snow or ice between the tires and under the vehicle.
  • Page 178: If The Vehicle Is Stuck

    Driving and Operating If stuck too severely for the traction gears. Release the accelerator Warning (Continued) system to free the vehicle, turn the pedal while shifting, and press traction system off and use the lightly on the accelerator pedal the fan speed to the highest rocking method.
  • Page 179 Driving and Operating Tire and Loading Information cold tire inflation pressures (4). Warning Label For more information on tires and inflation see Tires 0 293 Do not load the vehicle any and Tire Pressure 0 300. heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating There is also important loading (GVWR), or either the...
  • Page 180 Driving and Operating Determine the combined Determine the combined weight of the driver and weight of luggage and cargo passengers that will be being loaded on the vehicle. riding in your vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo Subtract the combined and luggage load capacity weight of the driver and...
  • Page 181 Driving and Operating weight of the driver, passengers, and cargo should never exceed the vehicle's capacity weight. Certification/Tire Label Example 2 Example 3 Vehicle Capacity Weight Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 2 = 453 kg for Example 3 = 453 kg (1,000 lbs).
  • Page 182: Starting And Operating

    Driving and Operating Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Starting and Warning The GVWR includes the weight Operating of the vehicle, all occupants, Things inside the vehicle can fuel, and cargo. strike and injure people in a New Vehicle Break-In sudden stop or turn, or in a The Certification/Tire label may crash.
  • Page 183: Ignition Positions

    Driving and Operating The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) message SHIFT TO PARK in the Caution (Continued) transmitter must be in the vehicle for Driver Information Center (DIC). When the vehicle is shifted into the system to operate. If the breaking-in guideline every pushbutton start is not working, the P (Park), the ignition system will time you get new brake...
  • Page 184 Driving and Operating If the vehicle must be turned off in on. Once engine cranking begins, Warning (Continued) an emergency: release the button. Engine cranking will continue until the engine starts. 1. Brake using a firm and steady systems and disable the airbags. See Starting the Engine 0 184.
  • Page 185: Starting The Engine

    Driving and Operating Starting the Engine Gasoline Engine Starting Caution Procedure Shift the vehicle into P (Park) or 1. With the Keyless Access Cranking the engine for long N (Neutral). To restart the engine system, the Remote Keyless periods of time, by trying to start when the vehicle is already moving, Entry (RKE) transmitter must the engine immediately after...
  • Page 186 Driving and Operating from the engine. Do not race most diesel engines, due to the Cold Weather Starting (Diesel the engine immediately after rapid heating of the glow plug Engine) starting it. Operate the engine system. Use the recommended engine oil and transmission gently until when the outside temperature drops the oil warms up and lubricates...
  • Page 187 Driving and Operating If the light comes on and then goes The vehicle has a fuel saving stop/ Warning (Continued) off, and it is known that the batteries start system to shut off the engine are charged, but the engine still will and help conserve fuel.
  • Page 188: Engine Heater

    Driving and Operating The interior comfort level has not 3. Check the heater cord for Warning reached the required level for damage. If it is damaged, do the climate control system or not use it. See your dealer for Do not plug in the engine block defog settings.
  • Page 189: Retained Accessory

    Driving and Operating The length of time the heater should Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) remain plugged in depends on several factors. Ask a dealer in the Failure to use the set. The vehicle can roll. If you area where you will be parking the recommended extension have left the engine running, the vehicle for the best advice on this.
  • Page 190: Shifting Out Of Park

    Driving and Operating Leaving the Vehicle With the If you have to leave the vehicle with Shifting out of Park the engine running, the vehicle must Engine Running This vehicle is equipped with an be in P (Park) with the parking electronic transmission.
  • Page 191 Driving and Operating Diesel Engine Only Caution Vehicles with a Diesel do not have manual park release and the ignition The manual park release is not does not need to be on to shift out intended to be used for towing. of P (Park).
  • Page 192: Parking Over Things

    Driving and Operating Parking over Things That Burn Warning Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under the vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. Extended Parking 5. Pull the manual park release 2.
  • Page 193: Engine Exhaust

    Driving and Operating If the vehicle is left parked while Engine Exhaust Warning (Continued) running and the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is outside There are holes or openings Warning the vehicle, the vehicle will turn off in the vehicle body from after one hour.
  • Page 194: Parked

    Driving and Operating Running the Vehicle Diesel Particulate speeds greater than 50 km/h (30 mph) to clean the DPF While Parked Filter effectively. It is better not to park with the If the vehicle is used for numerous The Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) engine running.
  • Page 195: Diesel Exhaust Fluid

    Dealer service is Locating Diesel Exhaust Fluid necessary. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is DEF can be purchased at a GMC See Malfunction Indicator Lamp corrosive. Do not allow it to come dealer. It can also be purchased at (Check Engine Light) 0 125.
  • Page 196 Driving and Operating Filling the DEF Tank To prevent damage to the system, warning indication. If DEF is added do not overfill the DEF tank. When before the EXHAUST FLUID fluid reaches the top of the fill pipe, EMPTY REFILL NOW message stop filling.
  • Page 197 Driving and Operating The DIC message EXHAUST When the mileage countdown is After the transition to 88 km/h FLUID RANGE: XXXX km (mi) zero, the DIC message EXHAUST (55 mph) is complete, the DIC displays at approximately 1 600 km FLUID EMPTY REFILL NOW - message EXHAUST FLUID EMPTY (1,000 mi) of fluid range remaining.
  • Page 198 Driving and Operating Add at least 7.6 L (2 gal) of fluid to When the mileage countdown is also come on. Vehicle speed will be release the vehicle from speed zero, a DIC message EXHAUST reduced to a maximum speed limit limitation from a very low or empty of 88 km/h (55 mph).
  • Page 199 Driving and Operating (5 MPH) displays. A flashing After the transition to 104 km/h mileage will decrease as driving warning light and a chime also (65 mph) is complete, a DIC continues. A flashing warning light come on. message SERVICE EXHAUST and a chime also come on.
  • Page 200: Automatic Transmission

    Driving and Operating as driving continues. In some cases When the mileage countdown is Automatic this message will clear itself, zero, the DIC message SERVICE Transmission indicating that the emission system EMISSION SYSTEM - SEE was able to correct the condition. OWNERS MANUAL NOW - If the DIC message persists, see TRANSITIONING TO 88 KM/H...
  • Page 201 Driving and Operating If the vehicle is in ACC/ To shift in and out of P (Park), see Warning (Continued) ACCESSORY, the transmission can Shifting Into Park 0 188 and Shifting be shifted into P (Park). out of Park 0 189. on fairly level ground, always set If ENGINE START/STOP is pressed R : Use this gear to back up.
  • Page 202 Driving and Operating N : In this position, the engine does Caution Caution not connect with the wheels. To restart the engine when the vehicle The vehicle is not designed to The vehicle is not designed to is already moving, use stay in N (Neutral) for extended stay in N (Neutral) for extended N (Neutral) only.
  • Page 203 Driving and Operating Car Wash Mode (Engine Off Car Wash Mode (Engine Off Car Wash Mode (Engine Off Driver out of Vehicle) Gasoline Driver in Vehicle) Diesel Driver out of Vehicle) Diesel Engine Only Engine Only Engine Only To place the vehicle in N (Neutral) To place the vehicle in N (Neutral) To place the vehicle in N (Neutral) with the engine off and the vehicle...
  • Page 204 Driving and Operating Car Wash Mode (Engine On 5. The indicator should continue To shift into D (Drive): Driver in Vehicle) Gasoline and to show N. If it does not, repeat 1. Bring the vehicle to a Diesel Engines Steps 2 4. complete stop.
  • Page 205: Manual Mode

    Driving and Operating Manual Mode To use this feature: L (Low) will prevent shifting to a lower gear range if the engine 1. Press the L (Low) button. Electronic Range Select speed is too high. If vehicle speed is 2. Press the plus/minus button on (ERS) Mode not reduced within the time allowed, the front shift console to...
  • Page 206: Tow/haul Mode

    Driving and Operating Tow/Haul Mode Drive Systems Brakes For information on the Tow/Haul All-Wheel Drive Antilock Brake Mode, see Driver Mode Control 0 212. System (ABS) For information on All-Wheel Drive (AWD), see Driver Mode Automatic Engine Grade This vehicle has an Antilock Brake Control 0 212.
  • Page 207: Electric Parking Brake

    Driving and Operating If driving safely on a wet road and it Using ABS The vehicle has an Electric Parking becomes necessary to slam on the Brake (EPB). The EPB can always Do not pump the brakes. Just hold brakes and continue braking to be activated, even if the ignition is the brake pedal down firmly and let avoid a sudden obstacle, a...
  • Page 208 Driving and Operating flashes continuously, then the EPB The vehicle may automatically apply off. If either light stays on after is only partially applied or there is a the EPB in some situations when release is attempted, see your problem with the EPB. A Driver dealer.
  • Page 209: Brake Assist

    Driving and Operating Brake Assist Hill Start Assist (HSA) Ride Control Systems The Brake Assist feature is This vehicle has a Hill Start Assist Traction Control/ designed to assist the driver in (HSA) feature, which may be useful stopping or decreasing vehicle when the vehicle is stopped on a Electronic Stability speed in emergency driving...
  • Page 210 Driving and Operating vehicle wheel brakes to assist the 2. Turn the engine off and wait driver in keeping the vehicle on the 15 seconds. intended path. 3. Start the engine. If cruise control is being used and Drive the vehicle. If comes on TCS or StabiliTrak begins to limit and stays on, the vehicle may need...
  • Page 211 Driving and Operating TCS and StabiliTrak can be turned To turn StabiliTrak back on, select Press to select the Traction and off or on using the DIC controls as Stability then press . The Stability page, then press follows: StabiliTrak icon on the DIC will select Traction menu.
  • Page 212: Hill Descent Control (hdc)

    Driving and Operating At speeds of 56 km/h (35 mph) or To turn TCS off, select TCS, then Hill Descent above, this ability to turn off or on is press will illuminate in the Control (HDC) disabled. instrument cluster. HDC can be used when driving TCS and StabiliTrak can be turned To turn TCS back on, select TCS, downhill.
  • Page 213: Driver Mode Control

    Driving and Operating When HDC is activated, the initial Driver Mode Control HDC speed is set to the current driving speed. It can be increased or decreased by pressing +RES or SET on the steering wheel or by applying the accelerator or brake pedal.
  • Page 214 Driving and Operating transmission to slow the vehicle. AWD Mode : In AWD Mode, the Snow Mode : Snow Mode The system will automatically AWD system delivers power to all improves vehicle acceleration on command downshifts to reduce four wheels and the system adjusts snow and ice-covered roads.
  • Page 215 Driving and Operating Mode Name In Cluster Menu: Tour Snow Off-Road Tow/Haul Mode Availability AWD & FWD Towing Package (AWD & FWD) Retained Across Key Cycles Pedal Map Normal Normal Off-Road Off-Road Normal Auto Transmission Schedule Normal Normal Normal Normal Tow/Haul AWD (If Equipped) Normal FWD...
  • Page 216: Cruise Control

    Driving and Operating Cruise Control With the Traction Control System (TCS) or Electronic Stability Control The cruise control lets the vehicle (ESC), the system may begin to maintain a speed of about 40 km/h limit wheel spin while you are using (25 mph) or more without keeping cruise control.
  • Page 217 Driving and Operating SET : Press briefly to set the Resuming a Set Speed The speedometer reading can be speed and activate cruise control. displayed in either English or metric If the cruise control is set at a If cruise control is already active, units.
  • Page 218: Driver Assistance Systems

    Driving and Operating Passing Another Vehicle While Ending Cruise Control Driver Assistance Using Cruise Control There are four ways to end cruise Systems Use the accelerator pedal to control: increase the vehicle speed. When This vehicle may have features that Step lightly on the brake pedal.
  • Page 219: Assistance Systems For Parking Or Backing

    Driving and Operating see Collision/Detection Systems Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) under Vehicle Personalization 0 140. Under many conditions, these Work if the detection sensor Assistance Systems for systems will not: is covered up, such as with a sticker, magnet, or metal Parking or Backing Detect children, plate.
  • Page 220 Driving and Operating Guidance Lines on the infotainment 1. View Displayed by the Rear Warning display to enable or disable the Vision Camera guidance lines. 2. Corners of the Rear Bumper The Surround Vision cameras Displayed images may be farther or have blind spots and will not closer than they appear.
  • Page 221 Driving and Operating R (Reverse) to a forward gear, or by Parking Assist touching CAMERA in the With RPA, and if equipped with FPA, infotainment display, and when the as the vehicle moves at speeds of vehicle is moving forward slower less than 8 km/h (5 mph), the than 8 km/h (5 mph).
  • Page 222 Driving and Operating When an object is first detected in Use caution while backing up when Warning (Continued) the rear, one beep will be heard towing a trailer, as the RCTA from the rear, or both sides of the detection zones that extend out (5 mph).
  • Page 223 Driving and Operating accelerator. A display and audible and within 1.5 m (5 ft) of the vehicle. beeps help to guide parking The vehicle speed must be below maneuvers. 30 km/h (18 mph). The system cannot: Warning Detect whether it is a legal parking space.
  • Page 224: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    Driving and Operating APA will instruct the vehicle to stop APA may automatically disengage if: Alert (SBZA), Lane Change Alert once a large enough space is found. (LCA), and/or Forward Automatic The steering wheel is used by Follow the displayed instructions. Braking (FAB) can help to avoid a the driver.
  • Page 225 Driving and Operating Detecting the Vehicle Ahead Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) stopped vehicle ahead too rapidly, or ice, or if the windshield is or when following a vehicle too damaged. It may also not detect a closely, FCA may not provide a vehicle on winding or hilly roads, warning with enough time to help or in conditions that can limit...
  • Page 226: Forward Automatic

    Driving and Operating brake system may prepare for driver both the Collision Alert and the vehicles, or shadows. These alerts braking to occur more rapidly which Tailgating Alert features. The timing are normal operation and the can cause a brief, mild deceleration. of both alerts will vary based on vehicle does not need service.
  • Page 227 Driving and Operating driving in a forward gear. Depending Warning (Continued) Warning on the situation, the vehicle may automatically brake moderately or Detect a vehicle ahead on FAB may automatically brake the hard. This forward automatic winding or hilly roads. vehicle suddenly in situations braking can only occur if a vehicle is where it is unexpected and...
  • Page 228: Side Blind Zone

    Driving and Operating There is a problem with the Lane Change Alert (LCA) Warning StabiliTrak system. If equipped, the LCA system is a The FAB system does not need IBA may increase vehicle braking lane-changing aid that assists service. in situations when it may not be drivers with avoiding lane change necessary.
  • Page 229 Driving and Operating LCA Detection Zones How the System Works If the turn signal is activated in the same direction as a detected The LCA symbol lights up in the vehicle, this display will flash as an side mirrors when the system extra warning not to change lanes.
  • Page 230: Lane Departure Warning (ldw)

    Driving and Operating attached to the vehicle, such as a If the LCA displays do not light up Lane Keep Assist (LKA) trailer, bicycle, or object extending when moving vehicles are in the If equipped, LKA may help avoid out to either side of the vehicle. side blind zone or are rapidly crashes due to unintentional lane Attached objects may also interfere...
  • Page 231 Driving and Operating When on, is green if LKA is Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) available to assist and provide LDW alerts. It may assist by gently The LKA and LDW systems vehicle. Always keep your turning the steering wheel and may not: attention on the road and display...
  • Page 232: Fuel (gasoline)

    Driving and Operating When the System Does Not Fuel For the LYX 1.5L L4 turbo engine, use regular unleaded gasoline Seem to Work Properly meeting ASTM specification D4814 Fuel (Gasoline) The system performance may be with a posted octane rating of 87 or affected by: higher.
  • Page 233: (gasoline)

    Driving and Operating Prohibited Fuels occurs, return to your authorized Caution (Continued) dealer for diagnosis. If it is determined that the condition is Caution Fuel with a posted octane caused by the type of fuel used, rating of less than the repairs may not be covered by the Do not use fuels with any of the recommended fuel.
  • Page 234: Fuel For Diesel Engines

    Driving and Operating Fuel for Diesel Engines Some conditions, such as dirty fuel, Caution (Continued) may decrease fuel filter life and a The selection of a high quality fuel CHANGE FUEL FILTER message Diesel fuel mixed with is important for maintaining optimum may come on in the Driver engine oil or automatic performance.
  • Page 235 Driving and Operating also known as Ultra Low Sulfur Biodiesel Blends Diesel. Contact a fuel supplier or Retail pumps dispensing blends fueling station with any questions. containing up to 5% biodiesel (B5) are not required to be labeled with Diesel Fuel Grades the concentration of biodiesel.
  • Page 236: What Fuel To Use In Canada And Mexico (diesel)

    Driving and Operating pump label. To reduce the risk of Biodiesel Blends in Canada Caution (Continued) poor quality fuel, purchase biodiesel Biodiesel blends that meet the CAN/ blends from a fuel supplier or fueling CGSB-3.522 specifications up to warranty. Do not use marine, station that sells BQ-9000 certified 20% (B20) can be used.
  • Page 237: Biodiesel

    Driving and Operating At temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F), Caution (Continued) Caution it is recommended to switch to Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel fuel with no locomotive, or boiler distillate fuel Do not use blends containing biodiesel content, or to blends with since it may contain higher sulfur more than 20% biodiesel.
  • Page 238: Cold Weather Operation

    Driving and Operating service. The fuel filter, however, will Water in Fuel (Diesel) Caution (Continued) not prevent all damage caused by Improper fuel tank inspection or poor quality biodiesel. growth, which can damage the cleaning, or contaminated fuel from fuel system and fuel operated suppliers, can cause water to be Cold Weather Operation heater (FOH) (if equipped).
  • Page 239 Driving and Operating Water in Fuel Troubleshooting Recommended Recommended If the WATER IN FUEL - CONTACT Problem Action Problem Action SERVICE message comes on: Message Drain the fuel Immediately A large amount Recommended displays and filter after refueling, of water is in the Problem Action stays on.
  • Page 240 Driving and Operating filter is drained as soon as Caution diesel fuel emerges from the port. Driving with this message on can 5. Retighten the drain plug by damage the fuel injection system turning it clockwise. and the engine. If the message comes on right after a refuel, 6.
  • Page 241: Running Out Of Fuel

    Driving and Operating The fuel filter water drain valve 4. After a few attempts, if the Fuel Filter Replacement was opened while the engine engine still does not start, see (Diesel) was running. your dealer. To prime the fuel lines: Warning Running Out of Fuel 1.
  • Page 242: Filling The Tank (gasoline)

    Driving and Operating 8. Start the engine and let it idle Warning (Continued) for five minutes. Check the fuel filter and air bleed valve for Do not leave the fuel pump leaks. unattended. 9. Reset the fuel filter monitor. Do not use a cell phone See Driver Information Center while refueling.
  • Page 243 Driving and Operating Filling the Tank with a Portable Warning Gas Can If the vehicle runs out of fuel and Overfilling the fuel tank by more must be filled from a portable than three clicks of a standard fill gas can: nozzle may cause: Vehicle performance issues, including engine stalling and...
  • Page 244: Filling The Tank (diesel)

    Driving and Operating 3. Remove and clean the funnel The fuel cap is behind a hinged fuel Warning (Continued) adapter and return it to the door on the driver side of the storage location. vehicle. To open the fuel door, push Keep children away from and release the rearward center the fuel pump and never let...
  • Page 245 Driving and Operating tank is not full. If this happens, wait Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning for the foaming to stop, and then fill the tank more slowly. If a fire starts while you are refueling, do not remove the Warning nozzle.
  • Page 246: Filling A Portable Fuel

    Driving and Operating Filling a Portable Fuel Trailer Towing Warning (Continued) Container General Towing Fill the container no more than 95% full to allow for Information Warning expansion. Only use towing equipment that has Filling a portable fuel container Do not smoke, light been designed for the vehicle.
  • Page 247 Driving and Operating Do not tow a trailer during the electric brakes, start the Warning (Continued) first 800 km (500 mi), to prevent combination moving and then apply damage to the engine, axle, the trailer brake controller by hand Do not drive with the or other parts.
  • Page 248 Driving and Operating Passing When turning with a trailer, make brakes might have to be used so wider turns than normal so the much that they would get hot and no More passing distance is needed longer work well. trailer will not strike soft shoulders, when towing a trailer.
  • Page 249: Trailer Towing

    Driving and Operating Parking on Hills 5. Release the brake pedal. Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing Leaving After Parking on a Hill Warning The cooling system may temporarily 1. Apply and hold the brake pedal overheat during severe operating while you: Parking the vehicle on a hill with conditions.
  • Page 250 Driving and Operating See Weight of the Trailer Tongue Maximum Trailer GCWR* later in this section for more Weight with Trailer information. Vehicle Brakes Trailer weight rating (TWR) is 1.5L Gas FWD 680 kg (1,500 lb) 2 380 kg (5,247 lb) calculated assuming the tow vehicle has the driver, a front seat 1.5L Gas AWD...
  • Page 251: Towing Equipment

    Driving and Operating information. Do not go over the carbon monoxide (CO) from the GVW limit for the vehicle, or the exhaust can get into the vehicle. See Engine Exhaust 0 192. GAWR, including the weight of the trailer tongue. If using a Hitch Cover weight-distributing hitch, do not go over the rear axle limit before...
  • Page 252: Trailer Sway Control (tsc)

    Driving and Operating Safety Chains Do not tap into the vehicle's Conversions and hydraulic brake system. Always attach chains between the Add-Ons vehicle and the trailer. Cross the Trailer Sway safety chains under the tongue of Add-On Electrical Control (TSC) the trailer to help prevent the tongue Equipment from contacting the road if it...
  • Page 253 Driving and Operating Caution Some electrical equipment can damage the vehicle or cause components to not work and would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Always check with your dealer before adding electrical equipment. Add-on equipment can drain the vehicle's 12-volt battery, even if the vehicle is not operating.
  • Page 254: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Park Brake and P (Park) Summer Tires ....294 Mechanism Check ..279 Tire Sidewall Labeling .
  • Page 255: General Information

    Vehicle Care Jump Starting General Information California Proposition Jump Starting - North 65 Warning For service and parts needs, visit America ..... 327 your dealer.
  • Page 256: California Perchlorate Materials Requirements

    Vehicle Care California Perchlorate Damage to suspension components Vehicle Checks caused by modifying vehicle height Materials Requirements outside of factory settings will not be Doing Your Own Certain types of automotive covered by the vehicle warranty. Service Work applications, such as airbag Damage to vehicle components initiators, seat belt pretensioners, resulting from modifications or the...
  • Page 257: Hood

    Vehicle Care Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records 0 356. Caution Even small amounts of contamination can cause damage to vehicle systems. Do not allow contaminants to contact the fluids, reservoir caps, or dipsticks.
  • Page 258 Vehicle Care click into place when returning it to the retainer to prevent hood damage. 3. Lower the hood so that it is 30 cm (12 in) above the vehicle and release it so it fully latches. 4. Check to make sure the hood is closed.
  • Page 259: Overview

    Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 1.5L Gas Engine...
  • Page 260 Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 268. 2. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil 0 263. 3. Engine Oil Dipstick. See Engine Oil 0 263. 4. Engine Cooling Fan. See Cooling System 0 270. 5. Brake Fluid Reservoir. See Brake Fluid 0 277.
  • Page 261 Vehicle Care 1.6L L4 Diesel Engine...
  • Page 262 Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 268. 2. Engine Cooling Fan. See Cooling System 0 270. 3. Engine Oil Dipstick. See Engine Oil 0 263. 4. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil 0 263. 5. Brake Fluid Reservoir. See Brake Fluid 0 277.
  • Page 263 Vehicle Care 2.0L Gas Engine...
  • Page 264: Engine Oil

    Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 268. Engine Oil dipstick handle is a loop. See Engine Compartment Overview 2. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See To ensure proper engine 0 258 for the location. Engine Oil 0 263. performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil.
  • Page 265 Vehicle Care checking a cold engine prior to Caution starting. Remove the dipstick and check the level. Do not add too much oil. Oil If unable to wait two hours, the levels above or below the engine must be off for at least acceptable operating range 15 minutes if the engine is shown on the dipstick are harmful...
  • Page 266 Vehicle Care Selecting the Right Engine Oil When selecting an oil of the Caution appropriate viscosity grade, it is (Gasoline Engines) recommended to select an oil of the Failure to use the recommended Selecting the right engine oil correct specification. See depends on both the proper oil engine oil or equivalent can result Specification earlier in this section.
  • Page 267 Vehicle Care will provide easier cold starting for the engine at extremely low temperatures. When selecting an oil of the appropriate viscosity grade, it is recommended to select an oil of the correct specification. See Specification earlier in this section. See Specification earlier in this Caution section.
  • Page 268: Engine Oil Life System

    Vehicle Care properly dispose of clothing or rags When the system has calculated How to Reset the Engine Oil containing used engine oil. See the that oil life has been diminished, it Life System manufacturer's warnings about the indicates that an oil change is Reset the system whenever the use and disposal of oil products.
  • Page 269: Automatic Transmission

    Vehicle Care 3. Fully press and release the the procedure can be found in the How to Inspect the Engine Air accelerator pedal three times service manual. To purchase a Cleaner/Filter within five seconds. service manual, see Service Do not start the engine or have the Publications Ordering Information 4.
  • Page 270 Vehicle Care 4. Pull straight up on the cover, 2. Align the air cleaner/filter and while holding the cover, housing cover tabs to the air remove the air cleaner/filter. cleaner/filter housing. 5. Inspect or replace the air 3. Install the air cleaner/filter cleaner/filter.
  • Page 271: Cooling System

    Vehicle Care Caution If the air cleaner/filter is off, dirt can easily get into the engine, which could damage it. Always have the air cleaner/filter in place when driving. Cooling System 1.6L Diesel Engine 2.0L Gas Engine 1. Engine Cooling Fan (Out 1.
  • Page 272 Vehicle Care overheating, the fan should be Warning Warning (Continued) running. If it is not, the vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. Do not touch heater or radiator there would not be an overheat Engine Coolant hoses, or other engine parts. warning.
  • Page 273 Vehicle Care The coolant surge tank is located in Caution the engine compartment on the driver side of the vehicle. See Do not use anything other than a Engine Compartment Overview mix of DEX-COOL coolant that 0 258. meets GM Standard How to Add Coolant to the GMW3420 and clean, drinkable Coolant Surge Tank...
  • Page 274 Vehicle Care Warning (Continued) plain water or the wrong mixture, the engine could get too hot but there would not be an overheat warning. The engine could catch 1. Remove the coolant surge tank fire and you or others could be pressure cap when the cooling burned.
  • Page 275: Engine Overheating

    Vehicle Care 5. Replace the pressure cap The decision may be made not to lift If Steam Is Coming from the tightly. the hood when the engine coolant Engine Compartment temperature gauge is in the 6. Verify coolant level after the overheat zone or an engine engine is shut off and the Warning...
  • Page 276: Washer Fluid

    Vehicle Care Idles for long periods in traffic display, continue to drive normally Adding Washer Fluid and have the cooling system Tows a trailer checked for proper fill and function. If the engine coolant temperature If the engine coolant temperature gauge is in the overheat zone and gauge is still in the overheat zone or an overheat DIC message is...
  • Page 277: Brakes

    Vehicle Care be heard all the time when the evenly tighten wheel nuts in the Caution (Continued) vehicle is moving, except when proper sequence to torque applying the brake pedal firmly. specifications. See Capacities and Do not mix water with Specifications 0 358.
  • Page 278: Brake Fluid

    Vehicle Care Brake Fluid A fluid leak in the brake When the brake fluid falls to a low hydraulic system. Have the level, the brake warning light comes brake hydraulic system fixed. on. See Brake System Warning With a leak, the brakes will not Light 0 127.
  • Page 279: Battery - North America

    Vehicle Care the charger, to limit charge voltage Vehicle Storage Caution to 14.8 volts. Follow the charger manufacture's instructions. Warning If brake fluid is spilled on the vehicle's painted surfaces, the Warning Batteries have acid that can burn paint finish can be damaged. you and gas that can explode.
  • Page 280: All-wheel Drive

    Vehicle Care All-Wheel Drive Do not use the accelerator Park on a fairly steep hill, with the pedal, and be ready to turn off vehicle facing downhill. Keeping Transfer Case the engine immediately if it your foot on the regular brake, set starts.
  • Page 281: Wiper Blade Replacement

    Vehicle Care Wiper Blade Replacement Rear Wiper Blade Replacement The rear wiper blade and wiper arm Windshield wiper blades should be have a cover for protection. inspected for wear and cracking. See Maintenance Schedule 0 344. To remove the cover: Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways.
  • Page 282: Gas Strut(s)

    Vehicle Care Warning If the gas struts that hold open the hood, trunk, and/or liftgate fail, you or others could be seriously injured. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service immediately. Visually inspect the gas struts for signs of wear, cracks, or other 2.
  • Page 283: Headlamp Aiming

    Vehicle Care Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement Headlamp aim has been preset and For the proper type of replacement should need no further adjustment. bulbs, or any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, If the vehicle is damaged in a crash, contact your dealer.
  • Page 284: Led Lighting

    Vehicle Care 3. Remove bulb from the bulb Warning (Continued) socket by pinching the tabs on the either side of the bulb and components, you could be pull straight out. seriously injured. Have your 4. Install the new bulb in the bulb dealer or a qualified technician socket.
  • Page 285: License Plate Lamp

    Vehicle Care 2. Remove the two screw caps 6. Pull the bulb straight out of the License Plate Lamp and two screws from the socket. taillamp assembly. 7. Push the replacement bulb 3. Pull the taillamp assembly out straight into the bulb socket. of the vehicle body.
  • Page 286: Electrical System

    Vehicle Care 2. Bulb Electrical System headlamp wiring checked right away if the lamps go on and off or 3. Lamp Assembly remain off. Electrical System To replace one of these bulbs: Windshield Wipers Overload 1. Open the liftgate partway. See Liftgate 0 41.
  • Page 287: Engine Compartment Fuse Block

    Vehicle Care There is a fuse puller in the engine To remove the fuse block cover, Danger compartment fuse block. See squeeze the clips on the cover and lift it straight up. See Engine Engine Compartment Fuse Block Fuses and circuit breakers are 0 286.
  • Page 288 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Canister vent Fuel system Front heated seats Afterboil pump Lambda sensor 2 Fuel injectors odd Fuel injectors even /Selective catalytic reduction module (diesel only) /NOx soot sensor (diesel only) The vehicle may not be equipped Fuses Usage DC DC converter 2 with all of the fuses, relays, and...
  • Page 289 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Relays Usage Antilock brake VAL Interior rearview Starter solenoid mirror LD trailer Air conditioning Canister vent control Rear window solenoid defogger Engine control Driver side module Mirror defroster ventilated seat Wiper control Steering column lock Starter solenoid Variable functions assembly...
  • Page 290: Block

    Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse To reinstall the cover, reverse the Relays Usage steps. Block *K17 Selective catalytic The vehicle may not be equipped reduction with all of the fuses and relays *K18 Fog lamps shown. *K19 Coolant pump *K20 *K21 Rear washer *K22...
  • Page 291 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Trailer brake Body control module 7 Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning Exterior rearview blower mirror Body control Body control module 2 module 1 Cyber security Body control module 4 Body control Body control module 6 module 3 Electric steering Amplifier...
  • Page 292: Rear Compartment Fuse

    Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Relays Usage Body control module 8 Logistics Heating, ventilation, Front auxiliary power and air conditioning outlet Passive entry, Auxiliary power passive start outlet console Liftgate latch Rear Compartment Fuse Shift charger Block Cigarette lighter Remove the trim plate to access the OnStar fuse block.
  • Page 293 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Trailer auxiliary Left trailer turn power signal lamp Power seats All-wheel drive Memory seat Lumbar module Rear auxiliary Sunroof power outlet Side blind zone Rear all-wheel alert drive Trailer reverse Relays Usage lamps Right trailer Rear heated seat 1 stoplamp/Turn Parking assist...
  • Page 294: Wheels And Tires