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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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

    Using this Manual this manual including, but not limited specific information on this engine. to, GM, the GM logo, GMC, the To quickly locate information about Refer to the purchase GMC Truck Emblem, and CANYON...
  • Page 4 Introduction A circle with a slash through it is a Vehicle Symbol Chart Danger safety symbol which means Do Here are some additional symbols Not, Do not do this, or Do not let that may be found on the vehicle Danger indicates a hazard with a this happen.
  • Page 5 Introduction : Malfunction Indicator Lamp : Oil Pressure : Power : Safety Belt Reminders : Tire Pressure Monitor ® : Traction Control/StabiliTrak : Under Pressure...
  • Page 6: In Brief

    In Brief In Brief Portable Audio Devices ..19 ® Bluetooth ..... 19 Steering Wheel Controls .
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 8 In Brief 1. Air Vents 0 190 8. Heated Front Seats 0 47 Driver Information Center (DIC) Equipped). (Uplevel) Controls (If 2. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn Equipped). See Driver and Lane-Change Signals 9. Power Outlets 0 104 Information Center (DIC) (Base 0 145 Equipped).
  • Page 9: Initial Drive Information

    In Brief 21. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 142 Initial Drive Fog Lamps 0 145 Information Equipped). This section provides a brief 22. Instrument Panel Illumination overview about some of the Control 0 146 important features that may or may not be on your specific vehicle. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual.
  • Page 10: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    In Brief Remote Vehicle Start Door Locks : Press to lock the doors. : Press to unlock the doors. If equipped, the engine can be To lock or unlock a door from the started from outside of the vehicle. outside press on the See Door Locks 0 31 and Power...
  • Page 11: Seat Adjustment

    In Brief or when Retained Accessory Power Seat Adjustment Power Seats (RAP) is active. See Retained Manual Seats Accessory Power (RAP) 0 213 Press the switch to lower the window. Pull the switch to raise it. See Windows 0 39 Express Windows If equipped, the express window feature allows the windows to be...
  • Page 12: Heated Seats

    In Brief Power Lumbar Reclining Seatbacks 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. See Reclining Seatbacks 0 46 Heated Seats If equipped, press and hold the top To recline: of the control to increase lumbar 1.
  • Page 13: Head Restraint Adjustment

    In Brief The indicator light comes on when Safety Belts Passenger Sensing this feature is on. System See Heated Front Seats 0 47 Head Restraint Adjustment Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and United States adjusted properly.
  • Page 14: Mirror Adjustment

    In Brief The passenger airbag status Power Mirrors Interior Mirror indicator lights on the overhead Adjustment console are visible when the vehicle is started. See Passenger Airbag Adjust the mirror for a clear view of Status Indicator 0 113 the area behind the vehicle. Manual Dimming Rearview Mirror Mirror Adjustment If equipped, push the tab forward for...
  • Page 15: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    In Brief Steering Wheel Tilt and Telescoping Steering Interior Lighting Wheel Adjustment Dome Lamps The interior lamps control in the overhead console controls both the front and rear interior lamps. 1. Pull the lever down. To adjust the steering wheel: 2.
  • Page 16: Exterior Lighting

    In Brief Reading Lamps (If Equipped) Exterior Lighting Taillamps License Plate Lamps Front/Rear Sidemarker Lamps : Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the headlamps. : Turns on the headlamps together with the parking lamps and instrument panel lights. See: The front reading lamps are in the The exterior lamp control is on the...
  • Page 17: Climate Controls

    In Brief ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, move Climate Controls the windshield wiper lever to select These systems control the heating, cooling, and ventilation. the wiper speed. HI : Use for fast wipes. Climate Control System LO : Use for slow wipes. INT : Move the lever up to INT for intermittent wipes, then turn the INT band up for more frequent...
  • Page 18: Transmission

    In Brief Automatic Climate Control System Transmission Range Selection Mode 1. Fan Control 7. Rear Window Defogger (If Equipped) 2. A/C (Air Conditioning) Range Selection Mode helps control 8. Air Recirculation 3. Air Delivery Mode Controls the vehicle's transmission and 9.
  • Page 19: Four-wheel Drive

    In Brief when 5 (Fifth) gear is selected, The transfer case knob is to the left Vehicle Features 1 (First) through 5 (Fifth) gears of the steering column. Use it to are available. shift into and out of the different Infotainment System four-wheel drive modes.
  • Page 20: Satellite Radio

    In Brief Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices : Press to seek the previous station. ® Vehicles with a SiriusXM satellite This vehicle has a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) : Press to seek the next station. radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM auxiliary input jack and USB port on satellite radio subscription can the center console.
  • Page 21: Steering Wheel Controls

    In Brief Steering Wheel Controls accelerate. If cruise control is 1. SET/CLR: Press to set, already active, use to increase or press and hold to clear, the If equipped, the infotainment system vehicle speed. menu item displayed. can be operated by using the SET : Press briefly to set the : Use the band to steering wheel controls.
  • Page 22: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    In Brief Forward Collision Alert signal in that direction, the light will change to amber and flash. In (FCA) System addition, beeps will sound. If equipped, FCA may help avoid or See Lane Departure Warning (LDW) reduce the harm caused by 0 240 front-end crashes.
  • Page 23: Performance And Maintenance

    In Brief On the center floor console, Performance and Press and release to turn on if equipped. Maintenance both systems. turn off On the rear of the center storage in instrument cluster. console. Traction Control/ StabiliTrak will automatically turn on Lift the cover to access and replace if the vehicle exceeds 56 km/h Electronic Stability...
  • Page 24: Engine Oil Life System

    In Brief pressure shown on the Tire and Resetting the Oil Life System 3. Fully press the accelerator Loading Information label. See pedal slowly three times within To reset the engine oil life system: Vehicle Load Limits 0 204 . The five seconds.
  • Page 25: Roadside Assistance

    Follow recommended scheduled maintenance. Roadside Assistance Program U.S.: 1-888-881-3302 TTY Users (U.S. Only): 1-888-889-2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 New GMC owners are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance Program. See Roadside Assistance Program 0 361...
  • Page 26: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Power Mirrors ....37 Keys and Locks Folding Mirrors ....37 Windows Heated Mirrors .
  • Page 27 Keys, Doors, and Windows moving the key out of the RUN Warning (Continued) position. Do not add any additional items to the ring attached to the impacted, and airbags may not ignition key. Attach additional items deploy. To reduce the risk of only to the second ring, and limit unintentional rotation of the added items to a few essential keys...
  • Page 28 Keys, Doors, and Windows 1. Insert the original, already This procedure will take programmed key in the ignition approximately 30 minutes to and turn the key to the ON/ complete for the first key. The RUN position. vehicle must be off and all of the keys you wish to program must be 2.
  • Page 29: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    Keys, Doors, and Windows See your dealer if a replacement If the transmitter is still not key or additional key is needed. working correctly, see your dealer or a qualified technician If it becomes difficult to turn a key, for service. inspect the key blade for debris.
  • Page 30 Keys, Doors, and Windows Pressing arms the vehicle alarm Press and hold for at least Caution system. See Vehicle Alarm System three seconds to sound the panic 0 34 alarm. The turn signal lamps flash When replacing the battery, do and the horn sounds repeatedly for not touch any of the circuitry on (Unlock) : Press once to unlock...
  • Page 31: Remote Vehicle Start

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Remote Vehicle Start The engine will turn off during a remote vehicle start if: If equipped, the engine can be The coolant temperature gets started from outside of the vehicle. too high. The climate controls and rear window defogger may also The oil pressure gets low.
  • Page 32: Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The engine will continue to run for Turn the vehicle on and then off. Warning (Continued) 10 minutes. Repeat the steps for Door Locks one 10-minute time extension. Place permanent injuries or even the key in ON/RUN to operate the death from heat stroke.
  • Page 33: Power Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks transmissions and vehicle speed is When is pressed on the power above 13 km/h (8 mph) for manual door lock switch with the door open, transmissions. a chime will sound three times indicating that delayed locking is To unlock the doors: active.
  • Page 34: Safety Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows is requested, all the doors will lock Doors Press to activate the safety locks and only the driver door will unlock. on the rear doors. The indicator light The Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout comes on when activated. The Tailgate feature can be turned on or off using vehicle must be on, in ACC/...
  • Page 35: Vehicle Security

    Keys, Doors, and Windows To shut the tailgate, firmly push it 1. Raise the tailgate and support Vehicle Security upward until it latches. it firmly. Pull out and hold the This vehicle has theft-deterrent cable retaining clip (1). Push After closing the tailgate, pull it back features;...
  • Page 36: Immobilizer

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured. If the driver door is opened without Always unlock a door with the A door or the hood is open. first unlocking with the RKE RKE transmitter. transmitter, the horn will chirp and Slow Flash : Alarm system is Unlocking the driver door with the the lights will flash to indicate...
  • Page 37: Exterior Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The vehicle is automatically It is possible for the immobilizer Exterior Mirrors immobilized when the vehicle is system to learn new or replacement turned off. keys. Up to eight keys can be Convex Mirrors programmed for the vehicle. To The system is automatically program additional transmitters, see disarmed when the key is turned to...
  • Page 38: Power Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Using hood-mounted air deflectors 3. Return the selector switch to Driving with the Blind Spot and add-on convex mirror the center position. Mirror attachments could decrease mirror Folding Mirrors performance. Manual Folding Mirrors Power Mirrors The mirrors can be folded inward toward the vehicle to prevent damage when going through an automatic car wash.
  • Page 39: Interior Rearview Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 1. When the approaching vehicle 2. When checking for traffic or Interior Mirrors is a long distance away, the before changing a lane, look at image in the main mirror is the main driver/passenger side Interior Rearview Mirrors small and near the inboard mirror to observe traffic in the edge of the mirror.
  • Page 40: Automatic Dimming Rearview

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Automatic Dimming Windows pulsing sound when either rear window is down and the front Rearview Mirror windows are up. To reduce the Warning If equipped, the mirror will sound, open either a front window or the sunroof, if equipped. automatically reduce the glare of the Never leave a child, a helpless headlamps from behind.
  • Page 41 Keys, Doors, and Windows Press the switch down to lower the 2. Place the ignition in ACC/ window, and pull the switch to raise ACCESSORY or ON/RUN/ the window. START. 3. From any partial open position, Express-Down/Up Windows close the window and continue Windows that have the to pull the switch briefly after express-down/up feature allow the...
  • Page 42: Rear Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows If conditions prevent the window Rear Window Lockout (Crew Rear Windows from closing and the window Cab Only) Sliding Rear Window continues to auto-reverse, it is possible to close the window by activating the express override. Hold the window switch in the partially or fully pulled position.
  • Page 43: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Sun Visors Pull the sun visor down to block glare. Detach the sun visor from the center mount to pivot to the side window or, if equipped, extend along the rod.
  • Page 44: Seats And Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Seats and Airbag System Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat) ... . . 95 Airbag System ....56 Restraints Where Are the Airbags? .
  • Page 45: Head Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints Adjust the head restraint so that the restraint after the button is released top of the restraint is at the same to make sure that it is locked in The vehicle's front seats have height as the top of the occupant's place.
  • Page 46: Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints restraint must first be manually Front Seats 2. Slide the seat to the desired folded forward out of the way to fold position and release the the seatback down. handle. Seat Adjustment The head restraint can be folded 3.
  • Page 47: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints To adjust the seatback, see Manual Reclining Seatbacks Reclining Seatbacks under Reclining Seatbacks 0 46 Warning Lumbar Adjustment Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be Power Lumbar dangerous. Even when buckled up, the safety belts cannot do their job.
  • Page 48: Heated Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints 2. Move the seatback to the Warning Warning (Continued) desired position, and then release the lever to lock the If either seatback is not locked, it time. Do not place anything on seatback in place. could move forward in a sudden the seat that insulates against 3.
  • Page 49: Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints This feature will heat the cushion on. Press the heated seat button to Rear Seats and back of the seats. use the heated seats after the vehicle is started. Rear Seats (Crew Cab) Press to heat the driver or The heated seat indicator lights do passenger seatback only.
  • Page 50 Seats and Restraints Warning If either seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are locked.
  • Page 51: Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints 4. Reconnect the center safety Safety Belts Warning (Continued) belt latch plate to the This section of the manual mini-buckle. Make sure the passengers to ride in any area of describes how to use safety belts safety belt is not twisted. the vehicle that is not equipped properly.
  • Page 52: How To Wear Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints When riding in a vehicle, you travel Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why It is very important for all occupants as fast as the vehicle does. If the should I have to wear safety to buckle up. Statistics show that vehicle stops suddenly, you keep unbelted people are hurt more often belts?
  • Page 53: Lap-shoulder Belt

    Seats and Restraints pelvic bones and you would be Lap-Shoulder Belt less likely to slide under the lap All seating positions in the vehicle belt. If you slid under it, the belt have a lap-shoulder belt. would apply force on your abdomen.
  • Page 54 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender 0 55 Position the release button on the buckle so that the safety belt could be quickly unbuckled if necessary.
  • Page 55 Seats and Restraints To unlatch the belt, push the button could reduce the effectiveness of pretensioners cannot be seen, they on the buckle. The belt should the safety belt in a crash. See How are part of the safety belt assembly. return to its stowed position.
  • Page 56: Safety Belt Use During

    Seats and Restraints Comfort guides are available A pregnant woman should wear a belt. For more information, see the through your dealer for the rear lap-shoulder belt, and the lap instruction sheet that comes with outboard seating positions. portion should be worn as low as the extender.
  • Page 57: Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After A Crash

    Seats and Restraints After a minor crash, replacement of Airbag System Warning safety belts may not be necessary. The vehicle has the following But the safety belt assemblies that Do not bleach or dye safety belts. airbags: were used during any crash may It may severely weaken them.
  • Page 58 Seats and Restraints For frontal airbags, the word Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) AIRBAG is on the center of the steering wheel for the driver and on designed to work with safety seriously injured or killed. Do not the instrument panel for the front belts, not replace them.
  • Page 59: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? The front outboard passenger Warning frontal airbag is in the passenger side instrument panel. Children who are up against, or very close to, any airbag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed. Always secure children properly in the vehicle.
  • Page 60: When Should An Airbag Inflate

    Seats and Restraints system's deployment threshold. Warning (Continued) Deployment thresholds are used to predict how severe a crash is likely or even death. The path of an to be in time for the airbags to inflating airbag must be kept inflate and help restrain the clear.
  • Page 61: What Makes An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints whether the object is fixed or severe frontal impact. Roof-rail How Does an Airbag moving, rigid or deformable, narrow airbags are not designed to inflate in Restrain? or wide. rear impacts. Both roof-rail airbags will inflate when either side of the In moderate to severe frontal or Frontal airbags are not intended to vehicle is struck, if the sensing...
  • Page 62: What Will You See After An Airbag Inflates

    Seats and Restraints But airbags would not help in many prevent the driver from seeing out of The feature may also activate, types of collisions, primarily the windshield or being able to steer without airbag inflation, after an because the occupant's motion is the vehicle, nor does it prevent event that exceeds a predetermined not toward those airbags.
  • Page 63: Passenger Sensing System

    Seats and Restraints Additional windshield breakage may Passenger Sensing on and off, will be visible. See also occur from the front outboard Passenger Airbag Status Indicator System passenger airbag. 0 113 The vehicle has a passenger Airbags are designed to inflate The passenger sensing system sensing system for the front only once.
  • Page 64 Seats and Restraints Never put a rear-facing child seat in The system determines that a Warning (Continued) the front. This is because the risk to small child is present in a child the rear-facing child is so great, restraint. Never put a rear-facing child if the airbag inflates.
  • Page 65 Seats and Restraints properly in the front outboard 5. If, after reinstalling the child Warning (Continued) passenger seat. When the restraint and restarting the passenger sensing system has vehicle, the on indicator is still away. See Airbag Readiness allowed the airbag to be enabled, lit, turn the vehicle off.
  • Page 66 Seats and Restraints If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an 2. Remove any additional material Warning from the seat, such as Adult-Sized Occupant blankets, cushions, seat If the front outboard passenger covers, seat heaters, or seat airbag is turned off for an massagers.
  • Page 67: Servicing The Airbag-equipped

    Seats and Restraints A thick layer of additional material, Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) such as a blanket or cushion, or aftermarket equipment such as seatback may interfere with the are close to an airbag when it seat covers, seat heaters, and seat proper operation of the passenger inflates.
  • Page 68: Airbag System Check

    Seats and Restraints Adding accessories that change the designed for a different vehicle. Any Airbag System Check vehicle's frame, bumper system, object, such as an aftermarket seat The airbag system does not need height, front end, or side sheet heater or a comfort-enhancing pad regularly scheduled maintenance or metal may keep the airbag system or device, installed under or on top...
  • Page 69: 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 70 Seats and Restraints Can proper safety 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 71: 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 72 Seats and Restraints restraint will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In addition, there are many kinds of restraints available for children with special needs.
  • Page 73: Child Restraint Systems

    Seats and Restraints Child Restraint Systems Warning (Continued) 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. This alone could cause serious or fatal injuries.
  • Page 74 Seats and Restraints important, so if they are not Warning (Continued) available, obtain a replacement copy from the manufacturer. restraint properly in the vehicle Keep in mind that an unsecured using the vehicle safety belt or child restraint can move around in a LATCH system, following the collision or sudden stop and injure instructions that came with that...
  • Page 75: 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 76: Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (latch System)

    Seats and Restraints When securing a child restraint in a properly secure any child restraint in Warning (Continued) rear seating position, study the the vehicle even when no child is instructions that came with the child in it. A child could be seriously injured restraint to make sure it is or killed in a sudden stop or Lower Anchors and...
  • Page 77 Seats and Restraints Booster seats use the vehicle s The following explains how to attach Lower anchors (1) are metal bars safety belts to secure the child in a child restraint with these built into the vehicle. There are two the booster seat.
  • Page 78 Seats and Restraints reduce the forward movement and Lower Anchor and Top Tether anchors. See Securing Child rotation of the child restraint during Restraints (Rear Seat) 0 89 Anchor Locations driving or in a crash. Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat) 0 95 The child restraint may have a single tether (3) or a dual tether (4).
  • Page 79 Seats and Restraints Even though LATCH anchors are access the anchor. See instructions required for this position, a child for crew cab under Rear Seats restraint (forward-facing or (Crew Cab) 0 48 . Be sure to use an rear-facing) should not be installed anchor directly behind the seating in the left rear seat.
  • Page 80 Seats and Restraints Do not attach a top tether to the that the top tether be attached, or if Warning (Continued) loop near the top of the seatback of the instructions that come with the the seating position in which the child restraint say that the top tether that came with the child restraint child restraint is installed.
  • Page 81 Seats and Restraints manufacturer instructions. See Warning (Continued) Caution Seat Adjustment 0 45 or Power Seat Adjustment 0 45 cannot be loosened if it is locked. Do not let the LATCH 2. For rear outboard seating The shoulder belt locks when it is attachments rub against the positions, if the head restraint pulled all the way out of the...
  • Page 82 Seats and Restraints 3.3. Route the top tether If the position you are according to your child using does not have a restraint instructions and head restraint and you are the following instructions: using a dual tether, route the tether over the seatback.
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints does not have lower Extended Cab with Rear Seats attachments or the desired seating position does not have Warning lower anchors, secure the child restraint with the safety belts Never secure a rear-facing or and the top tether. Refer to forward-facing child restraint in your child restraint the left rear seating position in an...
  • Page 84 Seats and Restraints Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Warning properly installed according to the a passenger to sit properly in the The right rear seat cushion child restraint manufacturer s front outboard passenger seat. extension is designed to support instructions. The passenger could be seriously the weight of a child in a child injured or killed in a sudden stop restraint or booster seat.
  • Page 85 Seats and Restraints seat cushion extension for booster seats that extend past the front edge of the seat cushion. 3. Insert the headrest posts into Route the top tether (1) through the holes on the front of the the loop (2) at the top of the passenger side seat cushion to seatback directly behind the install the seat cushion...
  • Page 86 Seats and Restraints 5. Attach and tighten the lower Head Restraint/Headrest Warning (Continued) attachments to the lower Removal and Reinstallation at anchors. If the child restraint the end of this section. deploy under some unusual does not have lower Extended Cab without Rear circumstance, even though it is attachments, secure the child Seats...
  • Page 87 Seats and Restraints information on installing a child restraint and in between 2.2. Attach the top tether hook restraint in the front passenger the headrest or head to the metal wire on the position. restraint posts. lower inboard side of the cab wall directly behind 1.
  • Page 88 Seats and Restraints 2. Press the button on the side of 1. Insert the posts into the holes Warning (Continued) the head restraint post at the in the top of the seatback. The top of the seatback and pull up notch on the post should face drive until the head restraints for on the head restraint.
  • Page 89 Seats and Restraints instructions in Securing a Child Restraint with the LATCH System earlier in this section. 4. Always reinstall the headrest before the seating position is used by another occupant. To reinstall the headrest: 2. If removing the headrest to 2.
  • Page 90: Replacing Latch System Parts

    Seats and Restraints Replacing LATCH System Securing Child Restraints If your child restraint or vehicle seat position does not have the LATCH Parts After a Crash (Rear Seat) system, you will be using the safety When securing a child restraint in a belt to secure the child restraint in Warning this position.
  • Page 91 Seats and Restraints front of the seat cushion, it should Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) be used in the right rear seating position with the seat cushion A child could be seriously injured the right rear seating position extension. or killed in a sudden stop or without the seat cushion When using the lap-shoulder belt to crash.
  • Page 92 Seats and Restraints 3. Insert the headrest posts into anchor. Refer to the the holes on the front of the instructions that came with the passenger side seat cushion to child restraint and see Lower install the seat cushion Anchors and Tethers for extension.
  • Page 93 Seats and Restraints 7. Push the latch plate into the 8. Pull the shoulder belt all the 9. To tighten the belt, push down buckle until it clicks. way out of the retractor to set on the child restraint, pull the the lock.
  • Page 94 Seats and Restraints 10. Tighten the top tether. See Crew Cab 4. Pick up the latch plate, and run Lower Anchors and Tethers for the lap and shoulder portions When using the lap-shoulder belt to Children (LATCH System) of the vehicle's safety belt secure the child restraint in this 0 75 through or around the restraint.
  • Page 95 Seats and Restraints 8. Tighten the top tether. See Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) 0 75 9. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth.
  • Page 96: Securing Child Restraints (front Passenger Seat)

    Seats and Restraints Securing Child Restraints Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) (Front Passenger Seat) This is because the back of the front passenger seat as far back This vehicle has airbags. A rear rear-facing child restraint would as it will go. It is better to secure seat is a safer place to secure a be very close to the inflating the child restraint in a rear seat.
  • Page 97 Seats and Restraints In Canada, the law requires that through or around the restraint. forward-facing child restraints have The child restraint instructions a top tether, and that the tether be will show you how. attached. When using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint in this position, follow the instructions that came with the child restraint and the...
  • Page 98 Seats and Restraints 8. Tighten the top tether. See Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) 0 75 9. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth.
  • Page 99: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Cupholders Compartments Crew Cab Storage Compartments Warning Storage Compartments ..98 Glove Box ..... 98 Do not store heavy or sharp Cupholders .
  • Page 100: Center Console Storage

    Storage Sunglasses Storage Underseat Storage Center Console Storage Extended Cab Shown, Crew Model If equipped, press and release to There is storage under the armrest Similar access. in the center console. Press the If equipped, there is storage under button and lift. Depending on the the rear seat.
  • Page 101: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Passenger Airbag Status Door Ajar Light (Uplevel Indicator ..... 113 Cluster) ..... 121 Controls Charging System Light .
  • Page 102: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Instruments and Controls Tire Messages ....133 Controls Tilt and Telescoping Steering Transmission Messages ..134 Wheel Vehicle Reminder Steering Wheel Messages .
  • Page 103: Steering Wheel Controls

    Instruments and Controls Steering Wheel Controls activated. See Washer Fluid 0 273 for information on filling the If equipped, the infotainment system windshield washer fluid reservoir. can be operated by using the steering wheel controls. See Warning "Steering Wheel Controls" in the infotainment manual.
  • Page 104: Compass

    Instruments and Controls If the windshield wiper lever is then will automatically determine when a If auto timing is set, the time moved to off before the driver door GPS signal is restored and provide displayed on the clock may not is opened or within 10 minutes, the a heading again.
  • Page 105: Power Outlets

    Instruments and Controls 1. Touch SETTINGS on the Home 2. Touch Set Time, then touch Warning Page, then touch Time to increase or decrease and Date. hours, minutes, and AM or PM. Power is always supplied to the 2. Touch Clock Display, then Touch 12 24 Hr for 12 or outlets.
  • Page 106: Warning Lights, Gauges, And Indicators

    Instruments and Controls When adding electrical equipment, Warning Lights, be sure to follow the proper Gauges, and installation instructions included with the equipment. See Add-On Indicators Electrical Equipment 0 254 Warning lights and gauges can signal that something is wrong Caution before it becomes serious enough to cause an expensive repair or...
  • Page 107: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster (Base Level) English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 108 Instruments and Controls If the vehicle has a diesel engine, see the Duramax diesel supplement for more information.
  • Page 109: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster (Uplevel) English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 110 Instruments and Controls If the vehicle has a diesel engine, Info app. This is where you can Phone see the Duramax diesel supplement view the selected Driver Press to select the Phone app, for more information. Information Center (DIC) then press to enter the Phone displays.
  • Page 111: Speedometer

    Instruments and Controls Speedometer Fuel Gauge Units : Press while Units is displayed to enter the Units menu. The speedometer shows the Choose U.S. or metric units by vehicle's speed in either kilometers pressing while the desired item is per hour (km/h) or miles per highlighted.
  • Page 112: Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

    Instruments and Controls At the service station, the fuel Engine Coolant pump shuts off before the gauge Temperature Gauge reads full. It takes a little more or less fuel to fill up than the gauge indicated. For example, the gauge indicated the tank was half full, but it actually took a little more or less than half the tank's capacity to fill the tank.
  • Page 113: Safety Belt Reminders

    Instruments and Controls Safety Belt Reminders Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Driver Safety Belt Reminder There is a passenger safety belt Light reminder light near the passenger There is a driver safety belt airbag status indicator. See reminder light on the instrument Passenger Sensing System 0 62 cluster.
  • Page 114: 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 safety belt.
  • Page 115: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls If the word ON or the on symbol is Charging System Light Malfunction Indicator lit on the passenger airbag status Lamp (Check Engine indicator, it means that the front Light) outboard passenger frontal airbag is allowed to inflate. This light is part of the vehicle s emission control on-board If the word OFF or the off symbol is...
  • Page 116 Instruments and Controls If the light is flashing : A driving trips with the cap Caution malfunction has been detected that properly installed may turn the light off. could damage the emission control If the vehicle is driven continually system and increase vehicle Poor fuel quality can cause with this light on, the emission emissions.
  • Page 117: Brake System Warning

    Instruments and Controls The DLC is under the instrument See your dealer if the vehicle will When the ignition is on, the brake panel to the left of the steering not pass or cannot be made ready system warning light also comes on wheel.
  • Page 118: Antilock Brake System (abs)

    Instruments and Controls Antilock Brake System If both the ABS and the brake Tow/Haul Mode Light system warning light are on, the (ABS) Warning Light vehicle's antilock brakes are not functioning and there is a problem with the regular brakes. See your dealer for service.
  • Page 119: Lane Departure Warning

    Instruments and Controls Lane Departure Warning Vehicle Ahead Indicator dealer. If the system is working normally, the indicator light then (LDW) Light turns off. The traction off light comes on when the Traction Control System (TCS) has been turned off by pressing and releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak button.
  • Page 120: Traction Control System (tcs)

    Instruments and Controls This light comes on when the If the light is on and not flashing, the When the Light Is On Steady StabiliTrak system is turned off. TCS and potentially the StabiliTrak This indicates that one or more of If StabiliTrak is off, the Traction system have been disabled.
  • Page 121: Engine Oil Pressure Light

    Instruments and Controls Engine Oil Pressure Light If the light comes on and stays on, it The low fuel warning light comes on means that oil is not flowing through and a chime sounds when the the engine properly. The vehicle vehicle is low on fuel.
  • Page 122: Security Light

    Instruments and Controls Security Light This light comes on when the This light comes on when the high-beam headlamps are in use. exterior lamps are in use. See Exterior Lamp Controls 0 142 See Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer 0 143 Cruise Control Light Front Fog Lamp Light The security light should come on briefly as the engine is started.
  • Page 123: Information Displays

    Instruments and Controls This light comes on when a door is Information Displays : Use the band to scroll open or not securely latched. Before through the items in driving, check that all doors are each menu. Driver Information Center properly closed.
  • Page 124 Instruments and Controls Trip 1 or Trip 2, Average Fuel and the amount of fuel remaining in Navigation : Used for the OnStar Economy : Displays the current the fuel tank. Fuel range cannot be Turn-by-Turn guidance. See OnStar distance traveled, in either reset.
  • Page 125 Instruments and Controls recommended in the Maintenance the DIC will display a message. See ECO Drive Assist Menu (ECO) Schedule in this manual. See Battery Voltage and Charging Items Maintenance Schedule 0 341 Messages 0 128 This menu is only available on some The Oil Life display must be reset Engine Hours : Shows the total vehicles.
  • Page 126: (uplevel)

    Instruments and Controls The display provides feedback on DIC Info Page Options how current driving behavior in the The info pages on the DIC can be bar graph affects the running turned on or off through the average in the top display and how Settings menu.
  • Page 127 Instruments and Controls not be turned on by default but can Fuel Range : Shows the The Oil Life display must be reset be turned on through the Settings approximate distance the vehicle after each oil change. It will not app.
  • Page 128 Instruments and Controls frequently as driving conditions Battery Voltage : Displays the Press to select Reset change. This display cannot be current battery voltage, if equipped. Best Score. Press to reset the reset. Battery voltage changes are normal best average fuel economy. After while driving.
  • Page 129: Vehicle Messages

    Instruments and Controls is displayed as a bar graph. Dashes Vehicle Messages Battery Voltage and may appear in the OUTPUT display Charging Messages Messages displayed on the DIC if a trailer is not connected. indicate the status of the vehicle or BATTERY LOW START Blank Page : Shows no some action that may be needed to...
  • Page 130: Brake System Messages

    Instruments and Controls SERVICE BATTERY Brake System Messages SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST CHARGING SYSTEM This message may be displayed BRAKE FLUID LOW when there is a problem with the On some vehicles, this message This message is displayed when the brake boost assist system. When displays if there is a problem with brake fluid level is low;...
  • Page 131: Engine Cooling System

    Instruments and Controls HOOD OPEN ENGINE OVERHEATING, IDLE Engine Oil Messages ENGINE This message displays and a chime CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON may sound if the hood is not fully This message displays when the This message displays when the closed.
  • Page 132: Engine Power Messages

    Instruments and Controls and allow the vehicle to idle until it accelerate. If this message is on, diagnostic system can determine if cools down. See Engine Coolant but there is no reduction in the fuel cap has been left off or Temperature Gauge 0 111 performance, proceed to your improperly installed.
  • Page 133: Object Detection System

    Instruments and Controls Object Detection System LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM should see your dealer for service. The vehicle is safe to drive; UNAVAILABLE Messages however, you do not have the If your vehicle has the Lane benefit of StabiliTrak, so reduce FORWARD COLLISION Departure Warning (LDW) system, your speed and drive accordingly.
  • Page 134: Airbag System Messages

    Instruments and Controls Airbag System Messages may be slightly higher than normal. See Tire Pressure Monitor The vehicle is still safe to drive. Use Operation 0 301 . If the warning SERVICE AIRBAG caution while in reduced assist comes on and stays on, there may mode.
  • Page 135: Transmission Messages

    Instruments and Controls Pressure Light 0 119 . You can 4WD SHIFT IN PROGRESS one minute, then restart the vehicle receive more than one tire pressure and check for the message on the This message will display while the message at a time. If a tire pressure DIC display.
  • Page 136: Vehicle Personalization

    Instruments and Controls TRANSMISSION HOT IDLE Vehicle Reminder Vehicle ENGINE Messages Personalization This message displays and a chime ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE Use the audio system controls to may sound if the transmission fluid WITH CARE access the personalization menus in the vehicle gets hot. Driving with for customizing vehicle features.
  • Page 137 Instruments and Controls Return to Factory Settings 3. Re-enter the four-digit code. 3. Press BACK on the Software Information Press LOCK or UNLOCK to lock or faceplate or the screen unlock the system. Press Back to go button to return to the previous Detailed information for each menu back to the previous menu.
  • Page 138 Instruments and Controls Select the desired number or select Climate and Air Quality Select Off or On. Auto and the infotainment system Comfort and Convenience Comfort and Convenience will automatically adjust the number Lighting Select and the following may of favorites shown. display: Power Door Locks Audible Touch Feedback...
  • Page 139 Instruments and Controls Exit Lighting with an automatic transmission or Remote Lock Feedback when the vehicle is turned off with a This allows the selection of how This allows selection of what type of manual transmission. long the exterior lamps stay on feedback is given when locking the when leaving the vehicle when it is Select Off, All Doors, or Driver Door.
  • Page 140 Instruments and Controls Text Message Alerts button. Type a new number, then Manage Apple CarPlay Devices select SAVE or press the SAVE Select to manage Apple devices. Pair New Device button. Apple CarPlay must be on for this Select to pair a new device. See feature to be accessed.
  • Page 141 Instruments and Controls Voice Rear Camera Display What Can I Say? Tips This feature gives voice Select and the following may Select and the following may command tips. display: display: Select Off or On. Confidence Threshold Guidance Lines Prompt Length Display Guidance Lines Audio Feedback Speed...
  • Page 142 Instruments and Controls Restore Radio Settings This allows selection to restore radio settings. Select Restore or Cancel. Software Information Select to view the infotainment system current software information.
  • Page 143: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting AUTO (Automatic) : Automatically turns on the headlamps at normal brightness, together with the Exterior Lamp Controls following: Exterior Lighting Parking Lamps Exterior Lamp Controls ..142 Exterior Lamps Off Instrument Panel Lights Reminder .
  • Page 144: Exterior Lamps Off

    Lighting When the headlamps are turned on Headlamp High/ To use it, pull the turn signal lever while the vehicle is on, the toward you, then release it. Low-Beam Changer headlamps turn off automatically If the headlamps are in the 10 minutes after the ignition is (Headlamp High/Low-Beam automatic position or on low beam,...
  • Page 145: Automatic Headlamp

    Lighting The light sensor determines it is is in the full bright position. See daytime. Instrument Panel Illumination Control 0 146 When the DRL system is on, only the DRL are on. The taillamps, When it is bright enough outside, sidemarker lamps, instrument panel the headlamps will turn off or may lights, and other lamps will not...
  • Page 146: Hazard Warning Flashers

    Lighting Hazard Warning Flashers Turn and Lane-Change If after signaling a turn or a lane change the arrows flash rapidly or Signals do not come on, a signal bulb could be burned out. Replace any burned out bulbs. If a bulb is not burned out, check the fuse.
  • Page 147: Interior Lighting

    Lighting If equipped, the control is on the Interior Lighting Cargo Lamp center of the exterior lamp control, to the left of the steering column. Instrument Panel The ignition must be in the ON/RUN Illumination Control position for the fog lamps to come on.
  • Page 148: Dome Lamps

    Lighting Dome Lamps Reading Lamps Lighting Features Entry Lighting Some exterior lamps and the interior lamps turn on briefly at night, or in areas with limited lighting, when is pressed on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. When a door is opened, the interior lamps come on if the dome lamp control is in the DOOR position.
  • Page 149: Battery Load Management

    Lighting automatically turn off. The interior moving up or down. This is normal. Normally, these actions occur in lamps do not come on if the dome If there is a problem, an alert will be steps or levels, without being lamp control is in the Off position.
  • Page 150: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System Infotainment Bluetooth (Infotainment Introduction Controls - Base Connected System Radio) ..... . 175 Infotainment Text Messaging ....179 Base radio information is included in Trademarks and License this manual.
  • Page 151: Theft-deterrent Feature

    Infotainment System functions may gray out when they Theft-Deterrent Feature are unavailable. Many infotainment ® TheftLock is designed to features are also available through discourage theft of the vehicle's the instrument cluster and steering radio by learning a portion of the wheel controls.
  • Page 152: Overview

    Infotainment System Overview (Favorite Pages) Press to scroll down Infotainment System Overview through the favorite pages The infotainment system is controlled by using the buttons on the faceplate. for each source. 2. Favorites/Soft Keys Press to select favorite stations. Press and hold to save favorite stations.
  • Page 153: Home Page

    Infotainment System See AM-FM Radio 0 155 , Satellite BACK (Power/Volume) Radio 0 156 ,Auxiliary Jack 0 163 Press to return to the Press to turn the audio on. and Bluetooth Audio 0 163 previous screen in a menu. Press and hold to turn it off. PHONE : Select the PHONE screen (Home Page) icon to display the Phone main...
  • Page 154 Infotainment System Setting Radio Preferences 4. Enter the four-digit code to Manage Favorites: unlock the system. Select Turn the MENU knob and press Select the SETTINGS screen icon BACK to go back to the to select a favorite. to display the Settings menu and previous menu.
  • Page 155: Software Updates

    Website Information vehicle speed. The options are Off, personalization settings. Select Low, Medium-Low, Medium, Restore Vehicle Settings. A screen In the U.S., see Medium-High, or High. Select the displays stating all vehicle In Canada, see desired volume. customization settings will be restored to the factory settings.
  • Page 156: Am-fm Radio

    Infotainment System Radio Balance: Turn the MENU knob Auto Volume : If equipped, this to highlight. Press the MENU feature adjusts the volume based on knob to select. Turn the MENU the vehicle speed. Select the level AM-FM Radio knob left for more sound from between Off, Low, Medium-Low, the left speakers or right for Medium, Medium-High, and High.
  • Page 157: Satellite Radio

    Infotainment System Finding a Station To manage favorites, see Manage Browsing SiriusXM Channels Favorites under Home Page 0 152 To browse the SiriusXM channels: Seeking a Station Satellite Radio 1. Press the MENU knob. Press to search for the previous or next strongest station. 2.
  • Page 158: Multi-band Antenna

    Infotainment System especially around tall buildings or Cell Phone Usage account, or for more information, go hills, causing the sound to fade in to Pandora may Cell phone usage, such as making and out. not be available in Canada or or receiving phone calls, charging, Mexico.
  • Page 159 Infotainment System Using the iPhone Pandora Menus on this station again. This helps Pandora choose which tracks 1. Plug the device into the USB Press MENU. should not play on this station. This port. The phone screen must Pandora has a menu with the feature is only available on user be unlocked.
  • Page 160 Infotainment System Advertisement on Pandora Unable to Start Pandora Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down Error Pandora may display If the device is unable to launch advertisements. The artist name Pandora: If there is an error trying to rate a and track title will not be displayed track with the , the message Check that the latest version of...
  • Page 161: Audio Players

    Infotainment System Volume and song selection may No Skips Remaining For This Audio Players be controlled using the Station or Permitted During Infotainment controls or on the Advertisements : USB Port phone/device. If Pandora is The maximum Pandora skip limit selected and nothing is heard, Playing from a USB has been reached according to...
  • Page 162 Infotainment System ® ® Playing from an iPod /iPad 1. Connect one end of the (Seek Previous/Fast ® standard USB cable to the iPhone Reverse) device's dock connector. This feature supports the following (Seek Next/Fast Forward) 2. Connect the other end to a devices: USB port in the center console.
  • Page 163 Infotainment System Menu 2. Turn the MENU knob to Albums: highlight and press to select a Press the MENU knob to display the 1. Turn the MENU knob to playlist name to view a list of device Menu and the following may highlight and press to view the all songs in the playlist.
  • Page 164: Auxiliary Jack

    Infotainment System 5. Turn the MENU knob to Connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) cable EQ (Equalizer) : If equipped, this highlight and press to select from the auxiliary device to the feature adjusts the pre-defined the song from the list to begin auxiliary input jack.
  • Page 165: Voice Recognition

    Infotainment System 2. Once paired, go into the audio All devices launch audio differently. Voice Recognition application from the Home When selecting Bluetooth Audio as If equipped, voice recognition allows Page or via the application tray. a source, the radio may show as for hands-free operation within the Select MEDIA until Bluetooth paused on the screen.
  • Page 166 Infotainment System can be completed in a single 2. The audio system mutes and If a command is not spoken, the command. If the task takes more the system plays a prompt voice recognition system says a than one command to complete, the help prompt.
  • Page 167 Infotainment System Canceling Voice Recognition Say Help or look at the screen understood by the system. An display for commands. example of a direct command would Select the Home screen button be Call 555-1212. Examples of Voice recognition system to terminate the voice these direct commands are prompts can be interrupted recognition session which was...
  • Page 168 Infotainment System same as a list on other screens. Help Switch to AM : Switch bands to Scrolling can be used to help AM and tune to the last AM radio Say Help on any voice recognition display other entries from the list. station.
  • Page 169 Infotainment System Voice Recognition for Audio Play Genre <genre name> : Play Episode <episode Begin playback of the media name> : Begin playback of the My Media selection identified in the command. media selection identified in the If browsing My Media when command.
  • Page 170 Infotainment System titles by voice at the highest level if the content cannot be accessed Voice Recognition for the the number of songs exceeds the directly with one command like, Phone maximum limit. Play <album name>. The Call <contact name> : Initiate a command Play Album must first be Voice command option changes call to an entered contact.
  • Page 171: Bluetooth (overview)

    Infotainment System group of digits is not correct, the Phone duplicate or rarely used entries. command Delete will remove the If possible, program speed dial last group of digits and allow them or other shortcuts. Bluetooth (Overview) to be re-entered. Once the entire Review the controls and number has been entered, the Instructions for using the cell phone...
  • Page 172: Bluetooth (infotainment Controls - Base Radio)

    Infotainment System MENU : Turn to scroll through a list. How to Speak : Speak clearly in a Warning (Continued) Press to select the highlighted list calm and natural voice. option. long or too often could cause a Audio System (Home Page) : Press to go to the crash resulting in injury or death.
  • Page 173 Infotainment System Switching to Handset or the cell phone changes or the 2. Turn the MENU knob and cell phone is deleted from the press to select Manage Hands-Free Mode system. Phones. To switch between handset mode Only one paired cell phone can 3.
  • Page 174 Infotainment System Accept and Allow. The phone 4. Press the button below the Phone Menu book may not be available if DELETE screen button to Once a phone is connected and not accepted. delete the highlighted device. selected, the following may display: 7.
  • Page 175 Infotainment System contact your wireless provider to 2. Turn the MENU knob to 3. Turn the MENU knob to find out if this feature is supported highlight Contacts and press to highlight the contact or the by your phone. select. phone number.
  • Page 176 Infotainment System Accepting a Call Ending a Call Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base To accept a call, press the button To end a call, press the button just just below the ANSWER screen below the END screen button. Connected Radio) button.
  • Page 177 Connecting to a 5. Locate the device named your cell phone manufacturer's user Different Phone later in this GMC IntelliLink in the list on guide for Bluetooth functions before section. the cell phone. Follow the pairing the cell phone. If a Bluetooth...
  • Page 178 Infotainment System Listing All Paired and Connected 6. A confirmation screen is Contacts : Turn the MENU knob to Phones displayed. Press the button just highlight Contacts and press to below the DELETE screen select. 1. To list all paired devices, from button to confirm deletion.
  • Page 179 Infotainment System If the phone prompts to allow phone Making a Call Using the 3. Turn the MENU knob to book download during the pairing highlight the contact and press Keypad process, select Always Accept and to select. To make a call: Allow.
  • Page 180: Text Messaging

    Infotainment System Declining a Call Dual Tone Multi-Frequency Text Menu (DTMF) Tones To decline a call, do one of the Inbox : Select to display incoming following: messages. To view a message, The in-vehicle Bluetooth system can select the name of the sender. send numbers during a call.
  • Page 181 Infotainment System Viewing Sender Information Trademarks and BACK button on faceplate to go back to the predefined If equipped, select the name of the License Agreements messages list. Select sender to view sender information if this information matches contact delete one character at a time. FCC Information information already stored.
  • Page 182 Infotainment System ® ® iPod shuffle , and iPod touch channel name. Channel blocking is 1. A License Agreement from ® trademarks of Apple Inc., registered available for SiriusXM Satellite SiriusXM is required for any in the U.S. and other countries. Radio receivers by notifying product that incorporates SiriusXM:...
  • Page 183 Infotainment System Schedule I: Gracenote EULA are either registered trademarks or all of the benefits and protections trademarks of Gracenote in the set forth herein that are available to Gracenote. United States and/or other countries. You agree that you will use Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Gracenote Terms of Use Software, and Gracenote Servers...
  • Page 184 Infotainment System rights. Under no circumstances will error-free or that functioning of © 2013. Gracenote, Inc. All Rights Gracenote become liable for any Gracenote Software or Gracenote Reserved. payment to you for any information Servers will be uninterrupted. PANDORA that you provide. You agree that Gracenote is not obligated to PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, Gracenote may enforce its rights...
  • Page 185 Infotainment System Open Source SW Subject to the terms and conditions Product or the Software in of this License, QSSC hereby contravention of applicable export The open source code used in this grants you a limited, non-exclusive, control laws. device can be downloaded at the non-transferable license to use the webpage shown in the information EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT...
  • Page 186 Infotainment System ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE LICENSORS HAVE BEEN any sponsorship, approval, OF THE SOFTWARE UNDER THIS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY or endorsement by such companies LICENSE. OF SUCH DAMAGES. of this product. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY This product is protected by certain APPLICABLE LAW (SUCH AS IN intellectual property rights of...
  • Page 187: Climate Controls

    Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems With this system the heating, cooling, and ventilation can be controlled. Climate Control Systems Climate Control Systems ..186 Automatic Climate Control System ..... . 188 Air Vents Air Vents .
  • Page 188 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control : Press air into the vehicle and the air Rear Window Defogger , or to change the conditioning compressor will run, (Rear Window Defogger, (If direction of the airflow. An indicator unless the outside temperature is Equipped)) : Press to turn the rear light comes on in the selected mode close to freezing.
  • Page 189: Automatic Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Automatic Climate Control System setting is manually adjusted, the auto indicator turns off and displays With this system the heating, cooling, and ventilation in the vehicle can be will show the selected settings. controlled. To place the system in automatic mode: 1.
  • Page 190 Climate Controls Manual Operation Changing the mode cancels the windshield and the side window automatic operation and the system vents, with some air directed to the (On/Off) : Press to turn the goes into manual mode. Press outboard instrument panel outlets. climate control system on or off.
  • Page 191: Air Vents

    Climate Controls Auto Defog : The climate control Air Vents Caution system may have a sensor to Adjustable air vents are in the automatically detect high humidity Using a razor blade or sharp center and on the side of the inside the vehicle.
  • Page 192: Passenger Compartment Air Filter

    Climate Controls Keep the path under the front Maintenance seats clear of objects to help circulate the air inside of the Passenger Compartment vehicle more effectively. Air Filter Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors can adversely affect The passenger compartment air the performance of the system.
  • Page 193: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Shifting out of Park ... 217 Cruise Control Parking ..... . . 217 Cruise Control .
  • Page 194: Driving Information

    Driving and Operating Driving Information Become familiar with vehicle Refer to the infotainment section for features before driving, such as more information on using that programming favorite radio system and the navigation system, Distracted Driving stations and adjusting climate if equipped, including pairing and control and seat settings.
  • Page 195: Control Of A Vehicle

    Driving and Operating Average driver reaction time is Steering Warning about three-quarters of a second. In Electric Power Steering that time, a vehicle moving at Drinking and then driving is very 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m The vehicle has electric power dangerous.
  • Page 196: Off-road Recovery

    Driving and Operating Curve Tips Off-Road Recovery 3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. Take curves at a reasonable speed. Loss of Control Reduce speed before entering a Skidding curve. There are three types of skids that Maintain a reasonable steady correspond to the vehicle's three speed through the curve.
  • Page 197: Off-road Driving

    Driving and Operating The vehicle may straighten out. vehicles not equipped with All Read all the information about Be ready for a second skid if it Terrain (AT) or On-Off Road (OOR) four-wheel-drive vehicles in this occurs. tires must not be driven off-road manual.
  • Page 198 Driving and Operating Loading the Vehicle for For more information about loading Warning (Continued) the vehicle, see Vehicle Load Limits Off-Road Driving 0 204 and Tires 0 292 of control. Driving across hills can Warning Environmental Concerns cause a rollover. You could be injured or killed.
  • Page 199 Driving and Operating Warning Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Driving to the top of a hill at high on the transfer case overrides the descending a hill and use a low speed can cause an accident. transmission. You or someone gear to keep vehicle speed under There could be a drop-off, else could be injured.
  • Page 200 Driving and Operating Never back down a hill in downhill wheels, which could Warning N (Neutral) using only the cause a downhill slide or a brake. The vehicle can roll rollover. Getting out of the vehicle on the backward quickly and you Surface conditions can be a downhill side when stopped could lose control.
  • Page 201: Driving On Wet Roads

    Driving and Operating Traction is reduced on hard packed After operation in mud or sand, Warning (Continued) snow and ice and it is easy to lose have the brake linings cleaned and control. Reduce vehicle speed when checked. These substances can Traction could be lost, and the driving on hard packed snow cause glazing and uneven braking.
  • Page 202: Hill And Mountain Roads

    Driving and Operating wet enough and you are going fast Keep the vehicle serviced and in Warning enough. When the vehicle is good shape. hydroplaning, it has little or no Check all fluid levels and brakes, Wet brakes can cause crashes. contact with the road.
  • Page 203: Winter Driving

    Driving and Operating freezing rain begins to fall. Avoid Turn off cruise control. Warning (Continued) driving on wet ice or in freezing rain Blizzard Conditions until roads can be treated. loss of steering. Always have the Stop the vehicle in a safe place and For Slippery Road Driving: engine running and the vehicle signal for help.
  • Page 204: If The Vehicle Is Stuck

    Driving and Operating If it takes time for help to arrive, Warning (Continued) Warning when running the engine, push the accelerator pedal slightly so the Clear snow from the base of If the vehicle's tires spin at high engine runs faster than the idle the vehicle, especially any speed, they can explode, and you speed.
  • Page 205: Vehicle Load Limits

    Driving and Operating causes a rocking motion that could Vehicle Load Limits free the vehicle. If that does not get It is very important to know how the vehicle out after a few tries, it much weight the vehicle can might need to be towed out.
  • Page 206 Driving and Operating Information label shows the Steps for Determining Correct Warning (Continued) Load Limit number of occupant seating positions (1), and the maximum Locate the statement "The crash. Overloading can also vehicle capacity weight (2) in combined weight of reduce stopping distance, kilograms and pounds.
  • Page 207 Driving and Operating load capacity is 650 lbs. (1400-750 (5 x 150) = 650 lbs.) Determine the combined weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in Step 4.
  • Page 208 Driving and Operating of the driver, passengers, and The GVWR includes the weight cargo should never exceed the of the vehicle, all occupants, vehicle's capacity weight. fuel, and cargo. The Certification/Tire label may Certification/Tire Label also show the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).
  • Page 209 Driving and Operating Using heavier suspension Warning Warning (Continued) components to get added durability might not change the Do not load the vehicle any When you carry weight ratings. Ask your dealer heavier than the Gross something inside the to help load the vehicle the Vehicle Weight Rating vehicle, secure it right way.
  • Page 210 Driving and Operating When using this upper load be necessary. Be sure to weigh Maximum platform, be sure the load is the vehicle before buying and * Equipment Weight securely tied down to prevent it installing the new equipment. * The combined weight for all from shifting.
  • Page 211: Truck-camper Loading

    Driving and Operating accessory design, use a spacer Starting and Caution (Continued) under the accessory at the load Operating points to remove gap. The holes for premature wear and earlier GM approved accessories (3) are replacement. Follow this New Vehicle Break-In not intended for aftermarket breaking-in guideline every equipment.
  • Page 212: Ignition Positions

    Driving and Operating Ignition Positions This position locks the ignition and firmly apply the brakes and steering wheel. It also locks the steer the vehicle to a safe transmission on automatic location. transmission vehicles. The key can 3. Come to a complete stop. Shift be removed in LOCK/OFF.
  • Page 213: Starting The Engine

    Driving and Operating when the engine is running. The Caution Caution transmission is also unlocked in this position on automatic transmission Using a tool to force the key to If you add electrical parts or vehicles. turn in the ignition could cause accessories, you could change If the key is left in the ACC/ damage to the switch or break the...
  • Page 214: Retained Accessory

    Driving and Operating Manual Transmission transmission gently until the oil Caution (Continued) warms up and lubricates all The shift lever should be in Neutral moving parts. and the parking brake engaged. ended, can overheat and damage Hold the clutch pedal down to the the cranking motor, and drain the Retained Accessory floor and start the engine.
  • Page 215: Engine Coolant Heater

    Driving and Operating The APOs in the console or center seat position are powered by RAP. They will continue to work for up to 10 minutes after the key is turned from ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF, or until the driver door is opened. The APOs on the center stack come from the factory powered directly from the vehicle battery, and supply...
  • Page 216 Driving and Operating To Use the Engine Coolant Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Heater by a ground fault detection vehicle. Possible heater 1. Turn off the engine. function. An ungrounded cord and thermostat 2. Open the hood and unwrap the outlet could cause an damage could occur.
  • Page 217: Shifting Into Park

    Driving and Operating Shifting Into Park 2. Hold the button on the shift Warning (Continued) lever and push the lever toward the front of the vehicle into Warning If you have four-wheel drive and P (Park). the transfer case is in N (Neutral), It can be dangerous to get out of 3.
  • Page 218: Shifting Out Of Park

    Driving and Operating Torque Lock Shifting out of Park 3. While holding the shift lever button, move the shift lever to If you are parking on a hill and you This vehicle is equipped with an the desired position. do not shift the transmission into electronic shift lock release system.
  • Page 219: Parking Over Things

    Driving and Operating Parking over Things Engine Exhaust Warning (Continued) That Burn There are holes or openings Warning in the vehicle body from Warning Engine exhaust contains carbon damage or aftermarket modifications that are not monoxide (CO), which cannot be Things that can burn could touch completely sealed.
  • Page 220: Running The Vehicle While

    Driving and Operating Running the Vehicle Automatic effort to shift out of P (Park). See Torque Lock under Shifting Into While Parked Transmission Park 0 216 It is better not to park with the If equipped, there is an electronic engine running.
  • Page 221 Driving and Operating To rock the vehicle back and forth to Warning Caution get out of snow, ice, or sand without damaging the transmission, see If If you have four-wheel drive, the Shifting out of P (Park) or the Vehicle Is Stuck 0 203 vehicle will be free to roll even N (Neutral) with the engine...
  • Page 222 Driving and Operating off-road. Shift the transmission to a The transmission uses adaptive Caution lower gear range selection if the shift controls. The adaptive shift transmission shifts too often. See control process continually Spinning the tires or holding the Manual Mode 0 222 compares key shift parameters to vehicle in one place on a hill pre-programmed ideal shifts stored...
  • Page 223: Manual Mode

    Driving and Operating Manual Mode To use this feature: When the shift lever is moved from D (Drive) to M (Manual Mode), a 1. Move the shift lever to Range Selection Mode downshift may occur. The gear that M (Manual Mode). the transmission is operating in 2.
  • Page 224: Tow/haul Mode

    Driving and Operating Gear before shifting from D (Drive) to M (Manual Mode) Range after shifting from D (Drive) to M (Manual Mode) Grade Braking is not available when Low Traction Mode Range Selection Mode is active. Low Traction Mode assists in See Tow/Haul Mode 0 223 Turn the Tow/Haul Mode on and off vehicle acceleration when road...
  • Page 225: Manual Transmission

    Driving and Operating Manual Transmission shift into 2 (Second). Then, slowly Caution let up on the clutch pedal as you press the accelerator pedal. Do not rest your foot on the clutch 3 (Third), 4 (Fourth), 5 (Fifth) and pedal while driving or while 6 (Sixth) : Shift into 3 (Third), stopped.
  • Page 226: Drive Systems

    Driving and Operating Shift Indicator Drive Systems Caution Four-Wheel Drive Shifting to R (Reverse) while the vehicle is moving forward could If equipped, four-wheel drive damage the transmission. The engages the front axle for extra repairs would not be covered by traction.
  • Page 227 Driving and Operating Cause tires to wear faster. knob may have been turned while Shifting into 4 will turn Traction the vehicle was off. To see the ® Control and StabiliTrak off. See Cause additional driveline noise. indicator, turn the knob to another Traction Control/Electronic Stability position so that it matches the Control 0 231...
  • Page 228 Driving and Operating AUTO (Automatic Four-Wheel when driving off-road in deep sand, To shift into 4 : Drive) : Use when road surface deep mud, or deep snow, and while 1. The ignition must be in ON/ traction conditions are variable. climbing or descending steep hills.
  • Page 229 Driving and Operating 4. Shift the transmission to case will shift to 4 . Turn the knob Caution N (Neutral). to 4 to display the indicator. With the vehicle moving less than 5 km/h Shifting the transmission into gear 5. Shift the transfer case to 2 . (3 mph), and the transmission in before the requested mode 6.
  • Page 230: Antilock Brake

    Driving and Operating 10. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF. Brakes avoid a sudden obstacle, a computer senses the wheels are Shifting Out of N (Neutral) slowing down. If one of the wheels Antilock Brake To shift: is about to stop rolling, the computer System (ABS) will separately work the brakes at 1.
  • Page 231: Parking Brake

    Driving and Operating Using ABS Set the parking brake by holding the system warning light will flash and a regular brake pedal down, then chime will sound warning you that Do not pump the brakes. Just hold pushing down the parking brake the parking brake is still on.
  • Page 232: Traction/electronic Stability Control

    Driving and Operating the driving situation dictates. The During the transition period between Ride Control Systems Brake Assist feature will when the driver releases the brake automatically disengage when the pedal and starts to accelerate to Traction Control/ brake pedal is released or brake drive off on a grade, HSA holds the Electronic Stability pedal pressure is quickly...
  • Page 233 Driving and Operating vehicle wheel brakes to assist the instrument cluster. Both traction maintaining control. The vehicle is driver in keeping the vehicle on the control and StabiliTrak are safe to drive, but driving should be intended path. automatically disabled in this adjusted accordingly.
  • Page 234: Hill Descent Control (hdc)

    Driving and Operating Traction Off light and StabiliTrak Caution Off light in the instrument cluster Do not repeatedly brake or turn off. accelerate heavily when TCS is StabiliTrak will automatically turn on off. The vehicle driveline could be if the vehicle exceeds 56 km/h damaged.
  • Page 235: Cruise Control

    Driving and Operating HDC will remain enabled between Cruise Control being used and the Traction Control 30 and 60 km/h (19 and 37 mph), (TCS) system or StabiliTrak begins With cruise control a speed of about however vehicle speed cannot be to limit wheel spin, the cruise control 40 km/h (25 mph) or more can be set or maintained in this range.
  • Page 236 Driving and Operating 2. Get up to the desired speed. Press and hold +RES until the (On/Off) : Press to turn the desired speed is reached, then system on or off. A white indicator 3. Press and release SET . release it.
  • Page 237: Rear Vision Camera (rvc)

    Driving and Operating The speedometer reading can be lower gear to keep your speed Driver Assistance displayed in either English or metric down. If the brake pedal is applied, Systems units. See Driver Information Center cruise control will disengage. (DIC) (Base Level) 0 122 or Driver Ending Cruise Control Rear Vision...
  • Page 238: System

    Driving and Operating shifts the vehicle into R (Reverse), 4. Select Guidance Lines, then the video image automatically select Off or On. appears on the infotainment screen. Rear Vision Camera Error The infotainment screen goes to the Messages previous screen after approximately SERVICE REAR VISION CAMERA four seconds once the vehicle is SYSTEM : This message can...
  • Page 239 Driving and Operating When the System Does Not FCA detects vehicles within a distance of approximately 60 m Seem to Work Properly (197 ft) and operates at speeds The RVC system may not work above 40 km/h (25 mph). properly or display a clear image if: It is dark.
  • Page 240 Driving and Operating Detecting the Vehicle Ahead more rapidly which can cause a Warning (Continued) brief, mild deceleration. Continue to apply the brake pedal as needed. or ice, or if the windshield is Cruise control may be disengaged damaged. It may also not detect a when the Collision Alert occurs.
  • Page 241: Lane Departure Warning (ldw)

    Driving and Operating alerts will vary based on vehicle the vehicle is crossing a lane Warning (Continued) speed. The faster the vehicle speed, marking without using a turn signal the farther away the alert will occur. in that direction. LDW uses a If LDW only detects lane Consider traffic and weather camera sensor to detect the lane...
  • Page 242: Fuel

    Driving and Operating If the LDW system is not functioning Fuel properly when lane markings are For diesel engine vehicles, see clearly visible, cleaning the Fuel for Diesel Engines in the windshield may help. Duramax diesel supplement. LDW alerts may occur due to tar Use of the recommended fuel is an marks, shadows, cracks in the road, important part of the proper...
  • Page 243: Requirements

    Driving and Operating Use regular unleaded gasoline other fuels containing more than California Fuel meeting ASTM specification D4814 15% ethanol must be used only in Requirements with a posted octane rating of 87 or FlexFuel vehicles. higher. Do not use gasoline with an If the vehicle is certified to meet octane rating below 87, as it may California Emissions Standards, it is...
  • Page 244: Fuels In Foreign Countries

    Driving and Operating Fuels in Foreign Filling the Tank Countries If the vehicle has a diesel engine, see Filling the Tank in the If planning to drive in countries Duramax diesel supplement. outside the U.S. or Canada, the proper fuel might be hard to find. Warning Check regional auto club or fuel retail brand websites for availability...
  • Page 245 Driving and Operating When replacing the fuel cap, turn it Warning (Continued) Caution clockwise until it clicks. Make sure the cap is fully installed. The something ignites it, you could be If a new fuel cap is needed, be diagnostic system can determine if badly burned.
  • Page 246: Filling A Portable Fuel

    Driving and Operating Filling a Portable Fuel Trailer Towing Warning (Continued) Container General Towing Do not smoke while pumping fuel. Information Warning Do not use a cellular phone Only use towing equipment that has Never fill a portable fuel container while pumping fuel.
  • 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 right, move your hand to the right. Driving on Grades minutes before turning the engine Always back up slowly and, off. If the overheat warning comes Reduce speed and shift to a lower if possible, have someone on, see Engine Overheating 0 271 gear before starting down a long or guide you.
  • Page 249: Trailer Towing

    Driving and Operating 4. Reapply the brake pedal. Then brake system. It is a good idea to Warning (Continued) apply the parking brake and inspect these before and during shift into P (Park). the trip. dealer for advice and information 5.
  • Page 250 Driving and Operating handling, acceleration, braking, passengers, and cargo in the tow durability, and fuel economy. vehicle must be subtracted from the Successful, safe trailering takes trailer weight rating. correct equipment, and it has to be Use the following chart to determine used properly.
  • Page 251 Driving and Operating SAE J2807 Compliant Engine Axle Ratio Maximum Trailer Weight GCWR (a) 2.5L L4 4.10 1 587 kg (3,500 lb) 3 856 kg (8,500 lb) 3.6L V6 3.42 3 175 kg (7,000 lb) 5 443 kg (12,000 lb) (a) The Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) is the total allowable weight of the completely loaded vehicle and trailer including any passengers, cargo, equipment, and conversions.
  • Page 252: Towing Equipment

    Driving and Operating exceed the GVWR limit for the weight-carrying hitch which simply vehicle, or the RGAWR, with the tow features a coupler latched to the vehicle and trailer fully loaded for hitch ball, or a tow eye latched to a the trip including the weight of the pintle hook.
  • Page 253 Driving and Operating manufacturer or by the trailer Black: Ground A four-wire harness, without manufacturer. Always leave just connector, is secured behind the left Gray: Back-up lamps enough slack so the combination side kick panel. The harness Orange: Battery feed can turn.
  • Page 254: Trailer Sway Control (tsc)

    Driving and Operating Press this button on the center When pulling a heavy trailer or a Trailer Sway stack to turn on and off the Tow/ large or heavy load in Control (TSC) Haul Mode. stop-and-go traffic. Vehicles with StabiliTrak have a When pulling a heavy trailer or a TSC feature.
  • Page 255: Conversions And Add-ons

    Driving and Operating Conversions and Warning Caution Add-Ons Even if the vehicle is equipped Some electrical equipment can with TSC, trailer sway could result damage the vehicle or cause Add-On Electrical in loss of control and the vehicle components to not work and Equipment could crash.
  • Page 256: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Brake Fluid ....275 Electrical System Battery - North America ..276 Electrical System Overload . . . 284 Four-Wheel Drive .
  • Page 257: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Wheel Alignment and Tire General Information harm. Engine exhaust, many parts Balance ..... 310 and systems, many fluids, and For service and parts needs, visit Wheel Replacement .
  • Page 258: Accessories And Modifications

    Vehicle Care Accessories and Damage to vehicle components Vehicle Checks resulting from modifications or the Modifications installation or use of non-GM Doing Your Own Adding non-dealer accessories or certified parts, including control Service Work module or software modifications, is making modifications to the vehicle can affect vehicle performance and not covered under the terms of the vehicle warranty and may affect...
  • Page 259: Hood

    Vehicle Care Keep a record with all parts receipts closed by lifting up on the front and list the mileage and the date of edge of the hood. Repeat the any service work performed. See process if necessary. Maintenance Records 0 353 Caution Even small amounts of contamination can cause damage...
  • Page 260: Overview

    Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 2.5L L4 Engine...
  • Page 261 Vehicle Care 1. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See Engine Coolant 0 269 2. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 266 3. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil 0 262 4. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View). See Cooling System 0 268 5.
  • Page 262 Vehicle Care 3.6L V6 Engine...
  • Page 263: Engine Oil

    Vehicle Care 1. Coolant Surge Tank and To ensure proper engine loop. See Engine Compartment Pressure Cap. See Engine performance and long life, careful Overview 0 259 for the location of Coolant 0 269 attention must be paid to engine oil. the engine oil dipstick.
  • Page 264 Vehicle Care When to Add Engine Oil Selecting the Right Engine Oil Caution Selecting the right engine oil depends on both the proper oil Do not add too much oil. Oil specification and viscosity grade. levels above or below the See Recommended Fluids and acceptable operating range Lubricants 0 350...
  • Page 265: Engine Oil Life System

    Vehicle Care Viscosity Grade Engine oil system flushes are not Engine Oil Life System recommended and could cause Use SAE 5W-30 viscosity grade When to Change Engine Oil engine damage not covered by the engine oil for the 3.6L V6 engine. vehicle warranty.
  • Page 266: Automatic Transmission

    Vehicle Care must be reset. For vehicles without 1. Display OIL LIFE REMAINING If the vehicle has a CHANGE the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON on the DIC. See Driver ENGINE OIL SOON message and it message, an oil change is needed Information Center (DIC) (Base comes back on when the vehicle is when the OIL LIFE REMAINING...
  • Page 267: Manual Transmission Fluid

    Vehicle Care service manual, see Service Adding fluid will not correct a leak. Do not remove the cap to check the Publications Ordering Information A fluid loss in this system could fluid level or to top-off the fluid level. 0 366 indicate a problem.
  • Page 268 Vehicle Care cleaner/filter. Lightly tap and shake To inspect or replace the engine air the engine air cleaner/filter (away cleaner/filter: from the vehicle), to release loose 1. Remove the screws (1) on top dust and dirt. Inspect the engine air of the engine air cleaner/filter cleaner/filter for damage, and housing.
  • Page 269: Cooling System

    Vehicle Care 4. Lift the filter cover housing Cooling System away from the engine air The cooling system allows the cleaner/filter housing. engine to maintain the correct 5. Pull out the filter. working temperature. 6. Inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter.
  • Page 270: Engine Coolant

    Vehicle Care Engine Coolant Warning Warning (Continued) The cooling system in the vehicle is Heater and radiator hoses, and ® could catch fire and you or others filled with DEX-COOL engine other engine parts, can be very could be burned. Use a 50/ coolant mixture.
  • Page 271 Vehicle Care Checking Coolant Caution Warning (Continued) The vehicle must be on a level surface when checking the coolant If improper coolant mixture, and it will burn if the engine parts level. inhibitors, or additives are used in are hot enough. Do not spill the vehicle cooling system, the coolant on a hot engine.
  • Page 272: Engine Overheating

    Vehicle Care 5. Replace the cap tightly. Caution If the pressure cap is not tightly installed, coolant loss and possible engine damage may The coolant surge tank pressure occur. Be sure the cap is properly cap can be removed when the and tightly secured.
  • Page 273 Vehicle Care If the decision is made not to lift the 1. Turn the air conditioning off. Warning (Continued) hood when this warning appears, 2. Turn the heater on to the get service help right away. See highest temperature and to the Wait until there is no sign of Roadside Assistance Program highest fan speed.
  • Page 274: Engine Fan

    Vehicle Care Engine Fan everyday driving. The fans may turn Adding Washer Fluid off if no cooling is required. Under If the vehicle has a clutched engine heavy vehicle loading, trailer towing, cooling fan, when the clutch is high outside temperatures, engaged, the fan spins faster to or operation of the air conditioning provide more air to cool the engine.
  • Page 275: Brakes

    Vehicle Care heard all the time the vehicle is evenly tighten wheel nuts in the Caution (Continued) moving, except when applying the proper sequence to torque brake pedal firmly. specifications in Capacities and Do not mix water with Specifications 0 355 ready-to-use washer fluid.
  • Page 276: Brake Fluid

    Vehicle Care Brake Fluid A fluid leak in the brake/clutch When the brake/clutch fluid falls to a hydraulic system. Have the low level, the brake warning light brake/clutch hydraulic system comes on. See Brake System fixed. With a leak, the brakes will Warning Light 0 116 not work well.
  • Page 277: Battery - North America

    Vehicle Care Extended Storage: Remove the Caution Warning (Continued) black, negative ( ) cable from the battery or use a battery trickle If brake fluid is spilled on the compounds, chemicals known to charger. vehicle's painted surfaces, the the State of California to cause paint finish can be damaged.
  • Page 278: Front Axle

    Vehicle Care 2. Fill Plug When to Change Lubricant How to Check Lubricant Refer to Maintenance Schedule 0 341 to determine how often to change the lubricant. What to Use Refer to Recommended Fluids and Lubricants 0 350 to determine what kind of lubricant to use.
  • Page 279: Rear Axle

    Vehicle Care What to Use five minutes after the vehicle has If the level is below the bottom of been driven will appear to have a the fill plug (2) hole, located on the Refer to Recommended Fluids and lower fluid level than a vehicle that rear axle, some lubricant will need Lubricants 0 350 to determine what...
  • Page 280: Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function

    Vehicle Care Do not use the accelerator Automatic Transmission Ignition Transmission pedal, and be ready to turn off Shift Lock Control Lock Check the engine immediately if it Function Check starts. While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition to 3.
  • Page 281: Park Brake And P (park) Mechanism Check

    Vehicle Care Park Brake and P (Park) To check the P (Park) Caution (Continued) mechanism's holding ability: Mechanism Check With the engine running, shift to the vehicle warranty. Do not allow P (Park). Then release the the wiper arm to touch the Warning parking brake followed by the windshield.
  • Page 282: Headlamp Aiming

    Vehicle Care 2. Press the button (2) in the Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement middle of the wiper arm Headlamp aim has been preset and For the proper type of replacement connector, and pull the wiper should need no further adjustment. bulbs, see Replacement Bulbs blade away from the arm 0 284...
  • Page 283: Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, And Parking

    Vehicle Care Headlamps, Front Turn 2. Remove the headlamp bulb cover by turning it Signal, Sidemarker, and counterclockwise. Parking Lamps 3. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove it from the headlamp assembly and pull it straight out. 4. Unplug the electrical connector from the old bulb by releasing the clip on the bulb socket.
  • Page 284: Center High-mounted

    Vehicle Care Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp Pull the rear lamp assembly 9. Verify the retainer ring is in the straight back to remove it from proper position. If the retainer the vehicle. ring is out of position, it will not engage.
  • Page 285: Replacement Bulbs

    Vehicle Care To replace one of these bulbs: Electrical System Exterior Lamp Bulb Number Electrical System Cargo Lamp 921 (W16W) Overload Center 921LL High-Mounted The vehicle has fuses to protect Stoplamp against an electrical system (CHMSL) overload. Fuses also protect power devices in the vehicle.
  • Page 286: Fuses

    Vehicle Care Windshield Wipers If a fuse goes out, replace the fuse Caution as soon as you can. If the wiper motor overheats due to heavy snow or ice, the windshield Spilling liquid on any electrical Engine Compartment wipers will stop until the motor cools component on the vehicle may Fuse Block and will then restart.
  • Page 287 Vehicle Care...
  • Page 288 Vehicle Care The vehicle may not be equipped Mini Fuses Usage Mini Fuses Usage with all of the fuses, relays, and (2 pin) (2 pin) features shown. Not Used Center High Mini Fuses Usage Mounted (2 pin) Not Used Stop Lamp Traction Control Not Used Right High-Beam...
  • Page 289 Vehicle Care Mini Fuses Usage J-Case Usage J-Case Usage (2 pin) Fuses (Low Fuses (Low Profile) Profile) Washer Pump Wipers Not Used Not Used Starter Not Used Midi Fuses Usage Front Blower Mirrors Defogger Not Used Antilock Brake Not Used Not Used System Valves Canister Vent...
  • Page 290: Instrument Panel Fuse

    Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse Micro Usage Block Relays Not Used Center High Mounted Stop Lamp Not Used Vacuum Pump Park Lamps Mini Relays Usage Powertrain Run/Crank The instrument panel fuse block is behind the passenger side cowl side Rear Window trim panel.
  • Page 291 Vehicle Care Micro Usage Fuse (2 Pin) Body Control Module 1 Steering Wheel Controls Body Control Module 2 Mirror Window Module Instrument Cluster Not Used Body Control Module 8 Not Used Radio/HMI Body Control Module 6 Not Used The vehicle may not be equipped Body Control with all of the fuses, relays, and Module 4...
  • Page 292 Vehicle Care Micro Usage Micro Usage Micro Usage Fuse Fuse J-Case (2 Pin) (3 Pin) Fuse Amplifier (if equipped) OnStar/Heating, Auxiliary Power Outlet Ventilation, and Air 1/Lighter Not Used Conditioning Left Power Window Not Used Airbag Driver Power Seat Heating, Ventilation, Data Link and Air Conditioning Right Power Window...
  • Page 293: Wheels And Tires

    Vehicle Care Wheels and Tires Micro Usage Warning (Continued) Relay Tires Underinflated tires pose Retained Accessory the same danger as Power/Accessory Every new GM vehicle has overloaded tires. The high-quality tires made by a Run/Crank resulting crash could leading tire manufacturer. See cause serious injury.
  • Page 294: All-season Tires

    Vehicle Care and weather conditions. Original for details regarding winter tire Warning (Continued) equipment tires designed to GM's availability and proper tire selection. specific tire performance criteria Also, see Buying New Tires 0 307 Replace any tires that have a TPC specification code With winter tires, there may be have been damaged by molded onto the sidewall.
  • Page 295: All-terrain Tires

    Vehicle Care All-Terrain Tires GM's TPC specifications meet or exceed all federal safety This vehicle may have all-terrain guidelines. tires. These tires provide good performance on most road surfaces, (3) DOT (Department of weather conditions, and for off-road Transportation) driving. See Off-Road Driving Department of Transportation 0 196 (DOT) code indicates that the...
  • Page 296 Vehicle Care manufacturer and plant code, replaced. This spare tire should emergency use when a regular tire size, and date the tire was not be driven on over 112 km/h road tire has lost air and gone manufactured. The TIN is (70 mph), or 88 km/h (55 mph) flat.
  • Page 297: Tire Designations

    Vehicle Care information on tire pressure and Tire Designations (3) Aspect Ratio A two-digit inflation see Tire Pressure number that indicates the tire Tire Size 0 299 height-to-width measurements. For example, if the tire size The following is an example of a (6) Tire Size A combination of aspect ratio is 60, as shown in...
  • Page 298: Tire Terminology And Definitions

    Vehicle Care Tire Terminology and Bead The tire bead contains Department of Transportation steel wires wrapped by steel (DOT) Motor Vehicle Safety Definitions cords that hold the tire onto Standards. The DOT code Air Pressure The amount of the rim. includes the Tire Identification air inside the tire pressing Number (TIN), an alphanumeric...
  • Page 299 Vehicle Care Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire Normal Occupant Weight tire inflation pressure as shown tire used on light duty trucks and number of occupants a vehicle on the tire placard. See Tire some multipurpose passenger is designed to seat multiplied by Pressure 0 299 and Vehicle vehicles.
  • Page 300: Tire Pressure

    Vehicle Care Treadwear Indicators Narrow Vehicle Maximum Load on the Caution bands, sometimes called wear Tire Load on an individual tire bars, that show across the tread due to curb weight, accessory Neither tire underinflation nor of a tire when only 1.6 mm (1/ weight, occupant weight, and overinflation is good.
  • Page 301: Tire Pressure Monitor

    Vehicle Care The Tire and Loading How to Check Return the valve caps on the Information label on the vehicle valve stems to prevent leaks Use a good quality pocket-type indicates the original equipment and keep out dirt and moisture. gauge to check tire pressure.
  • Page 302: Tire Pressure Monitor

    Vehicle Care (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire combined with the low tire pressure Tire Pressure Monitor pressure telltale when one or more telltale. When the system detects a Operation of your tires is significantly malfunction, the telltale will flash for under-inflated.
  • Page 303 Vehicle Care shown on the Tire and Loading A Tire and Loading Information label TPMS Malfunction Light and Information label. See Vehicle Load shows the size of the original Message Limits 0 204 equipment tires and the correct The TPMS will not function properly inflation pressure for the tires when A message to check the pressure in if one or more of the TPMS sensors...
  • Page 304 Vehicle Care The TPMS sensor matching Operating electronic devices or passenger side front tire, passenger process was not done or not being near facilities using radio side rear tire, and driver side rear. completed successfully after wave frequencies similar to the See your dealer for service or to rotating the tires.
  • Page 305: Tire Inspection

    Vehicle Care See Driver Information Center A message asking if the 10. Proceed to the driver side rear (DIC) (Base Level) 0 122 process should begin should tire, and repeat the procedure Driver Information Center (DIC) appear. Press the SET/CLR in Step 7.
  • Page 306: Tire Rotation

    Vehicle Care Replace the tire if: Tires are rotated to achieve a Use this rotation pattern when uniform wear for all tires. The rotating the tires. The indicators at three or first rotation is the most more places around the tire Do not include the spare tire in important.
  • Page 307: When It Is Time For New