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1996 GMC Jimmy Manual

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  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    N U A L
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Supplement to the1996 GMC Jimmy, Chevrolet Blazer,GMC Sonoma and Chevrolet S-SeriesTruck Owner's Manuals This supplement includes ... General MotorsCorporation. All rights reserved, Printed in U.S.A. GENERAL MOTORS, GMC, CHEVROLET, JIMMY, BLAZER and SONOMA are registered ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... attach the vehicle being towed to the tow vehicle. Do not tow the vehicle by the rear bumper bar. Refer to the hitch manufacturer's instructions. 4. Place the manual shift transfer case shift leverin Shifting the transfercase into NEUTRAL (N) ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Recreational Vehicle Towing (Except Four-wheel Drive with the Manual Transfer Case) Vehicles with two-wheel drive or the optional electronic shift transfer case require ... is appropriate for your particular vehicle. Vehicles with all-wheel drive (AWD) cannot be towed in this manner. 3
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    NOTES 4
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    The 1996 GMC Jimmy Owner's Manual Seats and Restraint Systems This section tells you how to use your seats and safety belts properly. also explains the "SIR" system. It FeaturesandControls This section explains how to start and operate your vehicle. Comfort Controls and AudioSystems ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... VOLUNTARY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION THROUGH GENERAL MOTORS, GM and the GM Emblem, GMC TRUCK, the GMC Emblem and the name JIMMY are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. We ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...to read the "on-pavement" and "off-road'' driving guidelines in this manual. (See "Driving Guidelines"and "Off-Road Driving with your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle" in the Index.) ... if you were to ignore the warning. I How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner's ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... about something that can damage your vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly. But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... and indicator lights: Here are some other symbols you may see: DOOR LOCK UNLOCK TURN SIGNALS e WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER ENGINE COOLANT TEMP BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM I-1 t kfl FUSE LIGHTER t n )tr BRAKE ( ) 0 HORN 0 VENTILATING FAN...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    Model Reference This manual covers these models: Four-Door Utility Two-Door Utility vi
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... them, and fold them up and down. body to make bure the seat Manual Front Seat I CAUTION: 'Youcan lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The suddenmovement could startle and confuse you,or make you push a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... (Option) If you have.this feature,there will be a control pad on your driver's seat. I I Manual Lumbar Support If you have this feature, there will ..., down, forward or backward. Turn the knob counterclockwise to increase lumbar support and clockwise to decrease lumbar support. 1-2...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...the seatback, lift the lever on the outer side of the seat. Press and hold the front of the control until you have the desired lumbar support. To decrease lumbar support, press the rear of the control. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you want it. Pull up on the lever and the seat will...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    But don't have a seatback reclined if your vehicle is moving. Sitting i n a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion canbe dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulderbelt can't do its job because it won't be ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Head Restraints Head restraints are fixed on some models and ad-justable on others. Slide an adjustable head restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the top of your ears. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash. Your adjustable head restraint may ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Easy Entry Seat (2-Door Models) The right front seat of your vehicle makes it easy to get in and out of the rear ...of the seatbacks. Push back on the seatbacks as you pull up on the handles. To raise the seatbacks, just lift up the seatbacks and push until they lock in the upright position. Push and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not ... (SIR), or air bag system. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. (See "Safety Belt Reminder ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Why Safety Belts Work Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's on wheels. just a seat 1-8
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-9
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    or the instrument panel ... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense.
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Here Are Questions Many People Ask Q.' If I'm a good driver, andI never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? About Safety Bel i -- and the Answers A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you're in an &: Won't I be trapped in the vehicleafter an accident if I'm wearing a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... to Wear Safety Belts Properly Adults This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know ... are different rules for smaller children and babies. If child will be riding a in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those rules for ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ..., down on the buckle pull end of the beltas you pull up on the shoulder belt. ' I The lap part of the belt should beworn low and snug on the hips,just touching the thighs. In crash, this applies a force to the strong pelvic bones. And YOU'? be less ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    What's wrong with this? - A -AUTION: - You can be seriously hurt your shoulder beltis if too loose. In a crash, you would move forward The too much, which could increase injury. shoulder belt should against your body. fit A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    What's wrong with this? You can be seriously buckled in the the belt would forces would could cause I A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place. 1-15
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    What's wrong withthis? You can be seriouslyinjured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. Ina crash, your body would movetoo far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as strongas shoulder ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    e." What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injuredby a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width the of belt to spread impact forces. a belt is twisted, If make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. I A: The belt is twisted across the body. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System This part explains the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system or ... should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. You can ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... checks-the.air bag's electrical^ system for malfunctions. The light tells if there i s an electrical you problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" In the Index for ... with an airbag, and sitas far back as you can while still maintaining control of your vehicle. J
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ., How the Air Bag System Works I A CAUTION: Don't put anythingon, or attach anythingto, the steering wheel. Also, don'tput anything (such.as pets or objects) between the driver and the steering wheel. If something is between an occupant and an air bag, it could affectthe performance of the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... to work properly under a wide range of conditions, includingoff-road usage. Observe safe driving speeds, especially rough terrain. on As always, wear your safety belt. See "Off-Road Driving" in the Index for more tips on off-road driving. 1-21
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...you in another crash. A new system will include the air bag module and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. 0 Your vehicle is equipped with a diagnostic module, which records information about ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...to inflate while someone is working on your vehicle. Your GM dealer and the service manual have ... Vehicle a bicycle rack the Q= If I add a push bumper itorkeep the air bagtofrom front of my vehicle, will working properly? A: As long as the push bumper or bicycle rack is attached to your vehicle so...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... is pulled out all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. Center Front Passenger Position (4-DOOr Models) A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...the center position. To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the way as the lap part of a lap-shoulder belt. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the release button ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... who are wearing safety belts. Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. On four-door models, the shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very quickly. If this happens, let the belt go back slightly to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Belt Extender" a t the end of this section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned s o you would be able t o unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 3. To make the lap part tight. pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-27
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    .... The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or acrash. On four-door models, the safety belt also locks if you pull the ... out of the retractor. b The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force tothe strong pelvic bones. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults (4-DOOr Models) Four-door models have rearshoulder belt comfort guides. This feature will provide added safety belt comfort for children who have outgrown child restraints and for small adults. When ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    1. Pull the elastic cord out from between the edge of the seatback and the interior body to remove the guide from its storage clip. 2. Slide the guide under and ...belt. The elastic cord must be 11nder the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    1 3. Be s~11-e the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. that the The elastic cord must be l~nder belt and the guide on top. 4. Buckle. position and release the safety belt as described in "Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions" earlier i n this section. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    TO.remove and store the'comfort guides, just perform these steps.in reverse order. Squeeze the beltedges together's0 that yau can... the loopof elastic cord exposed. Lap Belt 'Center Rear Passenger Position @-Door Models) When you sit in thecenter rear seating position, you have a lapsafety...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... state in the United Canadian province says children restrained while in a vehicle. Smaller Children and Babies I 4. Position ... in a child or infant restrai t. The instructions for the restraint shy yvhetherit is will the right type and size for yourchild. k very young child'ship bones are so ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...lb. (110 kg) force on your arms. The baby would be almost impossible to hold. Secure the babyin an infant restraint. Never hold a baby in your arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much until a crash. Duringa crash a baby will become so heavy you can't hold it. For example, in a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... a label saying that it meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these ...to be secured within .the restraint to helpreduce the chance of personal injury. The instructions that come with the infant or child restraint will show you how to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint... restraint. 2. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 3. Pick up the latch plate... through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder belt...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able tounbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder beltall the way out of the retractor to setthe lock.
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    Center Seat Positions ($-Door Models) I Don't use child restraints in these positions. ... feed the shouldef belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint.... in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... the child restraintha one. /I 1.. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow thl instructions for the child restraint. in 2. Secure .the child the child restraint 2 the ...'s safety belt thl ugh or around the restraint. Thechild restrain instructions will show you.how. If the shoulder belt goes in front ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    4; Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-40
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... tighten the belt, feedthe shoulder bc lt back into the retractor while you push down In the child restraint. 7. Push and pull ...: aint firmly. But don't move it any more than neede 1 to tighten the lap belt.' To remove the child restraint, just unbuckll : the vehicle's safety belt and let itgo back ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    Larger Children Children who have outgrown child restraints should wear the vehicle's safety belts. If you have the choice, achild should sit next to a window so the child can wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulderbelt can provide. Accident statistics show that ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... shoulder, so that in a crash the child's upper body would have the restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting i n a rear outside position of a four-door model. see "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides" i n the Index. If the child is so small that the shoulder belt is still very close ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... child is sitting ina seat that has lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part behind is belt in this way, in the child. If the child wears the a crash ... lap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that might keep a .... Also look for any opened or broken air bag covers, and have them repaired or replaced. (The ..., and use it only for the seat it is made to fit. To wear it, just attach it to the regular safety belt. 1-45
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash If you've'had acrash, do you ... damage also may mean you will need to have safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs ... you'll need to replace air bag system parts. See the part on the air bag system earlier in this section...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... vehicle, and information on starting, shiftingand braking. Also explained are the instrument panel and the warning systems that tell you if everything is working properly -- and what to do if you have a problem. Keys Leaving young children in a vehicle with the ignition key is ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... the ignition, endgate, spare tire lock (two-door vehicles) and door locks. It will fit with either side up. The bar-coded tag has a code on it that tells your dealer or a qualified ... can help prevent theft.But you can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle you ever if lock ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... won't open it. Outsiders can easilyenter through an unlocked door when you slow down stop your vehicle. ... safety belts properly, lock your doors, and you will be far better off whenever youdrive your ... the door, slide the lever on your inside door forward. You will see a red area on the lever. 2-3
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... Locks (Option) If your vehicle has power door locks, the switch is located o n the armrest. Press LOCK to... Security Lock With this feature, you can lock the rear doors so they can't be opened from the inside by ... the vehicle, take your key, open your door and set the locks from inside. Then get out...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...equipment. Operation When you press UNLOCK, the driver's door and endgate will unlock automatically. If ... (P) orNEUTRAL (N). If your vehicle has a manual transmission, you must engage parking ... replacement is necessary. See the instructions on battery replacement. Check the distance. You may be too...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...Insert a dime in the slot between the covers of the transmitter housing near the key ring hole. Remove the bottom by twisting the dime. 2. Remove and replace the batteries with two Duracel1'-type batteries (DL20 16 or equivalent), positive side down. 3. Align the covers and snap them ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...It can cause unconsciousness and even death. If you must drive with the rear window or endgate open or if electrical wiring or ...0 If you have air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open themall the way. See "Engine Exhaust" in the Index. I f your vehicle has an endgate-mounted spare tire ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... to lift the handle and open the endgate. - When doors are unlocked, press the button to open the glass....if the driver's door is unlocked. The endgate glass will not release if the vehicle is in gear. To lock .... All doors will lock. The endgate and glass wiil automatically lock when shut. To open...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... reach through the holes i n both the ~tccess trim panel and the hardware cover. Pry the release lever toward the passenger side u n t i l the glass latch pops open... or NEUTRAL (N) for the release to work. If you have a manual transmission, either with or without the Keyless Entry option,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... in a storage area, like your glove box. Lock all the doors except the driver's. Key in the ...When you park your vehicle and open the driver's door, you'll hear a tone reminding you to remove your key from ..., taking your key out also locks your transmission. And remember to lock the doors. 2-10
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...88 kmh) or 500 less for the first miles (SO4 km). 0 Don't drive at any one speed fast or slow for the first500 miles (...information. C -- -- ACCESSORY (A): ACCESSORY lets you use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. Push in the key and turn it toward you. Your ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...if you must have your vehicle in motion while the engine is off (for example, if your vehicle is being towed). RUN (D): This is the position for driving. On manual transmission vehicles,... a collision. If you need to turn the engine off while the vehicle is moving,turn the key only to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... be removed from the ignition of manual transmission vehicles unless the key release button is used. Starting Your Engine Automatic transmission Move your shift lever to PARK (P) or IfJEUTRAL (N). Your engine won't start in any other position -- that's a safety feature. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... and the accelerator pedal. NOTICE: Your engine is designed to work with the electronics in your vehicle.If you add electrical parts oraccessories, you could changethe way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If you ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...In very cold weather, 0°F (- 18OC) or colder,the engine coolant heater can help. You'll... used the coolant heater, be sure to store the cord as it was before to keep it away from moving engine parts. ... starting your vehicle. To use the coolant heater: 1 . Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... Your vehicle can roll. Don’t leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you have left the engine running, thevehicle can move suddenly. You or others could be ...s the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle can’t move easily. --...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...: I Shifting out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) while your engine is"racing" (running at high .... Don't shift out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) while your engine is racing. Shifting to REVERSE ... by shifting out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) with the engine racing isn't covered by your warranty. 2-17
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ..., driving on steep hills, or for off-road driving. Select DRIVE (D) when operating the vehicle under any of ... also used for norma driving, however it offers more power and lower fuel I NOTICE: ..., driving on steep hills or winding roads or for off-road driving. SECOND (2): This position gives you more...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    Manual Transmission 5-Spec -' FIRST (1): Press the clutch pedal and shift into FIRST ( 1 ). Then, slowly let up on the clutch pedal as you press the accelerator pedal. You can shift into FIRST ( 1 ) when you're going less than 20 mph ( 3 2 km/h). If you've come to a complete stop and it's ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... pedal and the brake pedal, and shift to NEUTRAL (N). Shift Light If you have a manual transmission, you have a SHIFT light. NEUTRAL (N): Use this position when you start or idle your engine. REVERSE (R):To back up, press the clutch peclal, wait about six seconds, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... you downshift. If your vehicle has four-wheel drive and is equipped with a manual transmission, disregard the shift light when the transfer case is in 4LO....r 4LO. You should use 2HI for most normal driving conditions. Locking Rear Axle I f you have this feature, your rear axle ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Manual Transfer Case An indicator light near the lever shows you the transfer case settings: If your four-wheel-drive vehicle has the manual transfer case, the transfer case shift lever is on the floor next to the driver. Use this lever to shift into and out of four-wheel drive. 0 2HI 2-22
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...axle portion of the diagram on the indicator will light up when you shift into four-wheel drive....-wheel drive, have your dealer check your system. Turn the INT LIGHTS... choose 4LO if you were driving off-road in sand, mud or deep...: This setting engages your front axle to help drive your vehicle. Use 4HI...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... your gears could clash. Remember that driving in 4HI or 4LO may reduce fuel economy. Also, driving ...settings: 2HI: This setting is for driving i n most street and highway situations. Your front axle is not engaged .... 4HI: This setting engages your front axle to help drive your vehicle. Use 4HI when ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... might choose 4LO if you were driving off-road i n sand, mud or deep ... take your vehicle in for service. An indicator light will flash while shifting. It will remain illuminated ... or the clutch pedal engaged i n vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The preferred method for shiftinginto 4LO is...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... switch is pressed when your vehicle is in gear and/or moving, the 4HI indicator light will flash for 30 seconds... press and release the 4HI switch. While the 4HI indicator light is flashing, shift your ...4HI indicator light remains illuminated before shifting your transmission into gear. This will get ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...s side of the instrument panel. Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Models Only) NOTICE: Driving with the... Your vehiclecan roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You...that follow. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case shift lever and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...as it will go. 3. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case shiftlever, be surethe transfer case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL (N). 4. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 0 Pull the lever toward you. 5 . Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...your vehicle is in PARK (P). Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running (Automatic Transmission Models Only)...LOCK. It can be dangerous toleave your vehicle with the engine running.Your vehicle could move ... be injured. Don't leave your vehicle with the engine running unless you have to. -- 2-29...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    If you have to leave your vehicle with the engine running, be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) ... "Shifting Into PARK (P)" in the Index. When you are ready to drive, move the shift lever out of PARK (P) ...to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the vehicle and then shift to the drive gear you want. If torque lock...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... Transmission Models Only) Before you get out of your vehicle, turn off your engine, put your manual transmission in REVERSE (R) and firmly apply the parking brake. Parking Over Things That Burn If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case shift lever, be sure your ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    .... But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. Engine exhaust cankill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you ...; and Have your vehicle fixed immediately. 1 e with- control e air system Idling the engine the off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle (seethe earlier ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...Your vehicle can roll. Don't leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you've left the engine running, thevehicle can move suddenly. You or otherscould beinjured. To...on each door to raise or lower your manual side door windows. Power Windows (Option) If you have...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... at any time by pressing the up arrow end of the switch. I Four-door vehicles have a lockout feature to prevent passengers from operating power windows. It is located on the driver's door. Press LOCK to activate this feature. Press NORM and the windows return to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Swing-Out Windows (2-Door Only) If your vehicle has rear swing-out windows, unlatch...wheel, you should adjust the steering wheel before you drive. When you close the window, be sure 1:he latch catc,hes... release the lever to lock the wheel in place. Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving. 2-35
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically. An arrow on the instrument panel will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. The lever on ...Wipers Windshield Washer Cruise Control (Option) To signal a lane change, just raise or lower the lever until the arrow starts to flash....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...way toward you. Then release it. When the high beams are on, this indicator light on the instrument panel also will be on. If a bulb is burned out, replace it...wiring for the trailer lamps, a different turn signal flasher isused. With this flasher installed, the signal indicator will flash even if a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... for a long or short delay between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay time. The closer to ...-speed wiping, turn the band further, to HIGH. To stop the wipers, move the band to the OFF position. In fret ng weather, don't use your washer until the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... ON. The wipers will continue to work after you release the switch. Press OFF to turn the wiper off. The rear window washer uses the same fluid bottle as the ... can wash your windshield but not your rear window, check your fluid level. REAR WIPER This switch is located on the instrument panel 2-39
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...on slippery roads. If you have an automatic transmission and you apply your brakes, the cruise control will shut off. If you have a manual transmission and you apply your brakes or push the clutch pedal, the cruise control will shut off. 2-40
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...at a desired speed and then you apply the brake. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control.But you don't need to reset it. If you leave your cruise control switch .... So unless you want to go faster, don't hold the switch at R/A. 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal.
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... this, you'll go 1 mph (1.6 k d h ) slower. Step lightly on the brake pedal or push the clutch pedal, if you have a manual transmission. Move the cruise switch to OFF. Erasing Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...0 0 . Parking Lamps Sidemarker Lamps Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Transfer Case Indicator Light (if you have one...listed as well as the headlamps. Press the side of the switch marked OFF to turn off your lamps. The switches are on the left side of your instrument panel. 2-43
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... of DRL. To idle your vehicle with the DRL off, set the parking brake. The DRL will stay ... day. DRL can be helpful in many different driving conditions, but they can be especially ... on at reduced brightness when: the ignition is on, the headlamp switch is off, and the parking brake is released. 2-44
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...Remember, fog lamps alone will not give off as much light as your headlamps. Never use your fog... switch up to make your instrument panel and transfer case lights brighter. Turn the switch all the... to turn the fog lamps on. Press OFF to turn them off. A light will glow in the switch when the fog lamps ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... you exit the vehicle. They will also stay on for 15 seconds when the INT LIGHTS switch on the instrument panel is turned on then off, while the ignition is off. Don1e Lamps The rear dome lamp has a switch that lets you turn it on from the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Mirrors Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror Outside Manual Adjust Mirror Adjust your outside mirrors so you can just see the side .... Power Remote Control Mirror The control is located on the driver's door armrest. Turn the control to L or R to choose the mirror, then press the...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... To open your glove box, squeeze the lever at the top of the glove box and lower the door. Two cup depressions are provided for your convenience, but the glove box should not be open while driving. A. CATTTIO! ,-. ~ A convex mirrorcan make things (like other vehicles) look ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... lamp to turn the reading lamps on and off. Installing a Garage Door Opener If you have... direction. Press it firmly to the back of your garage door opener, as close to the center of the opener as possible. ... door opener activation button over the console door button and press the opener firmly into...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ..., press the button again to make sure the garage door opener operates properly. 1 Add one peg ... door closed when you press the button. With the garage door opener positioned properly andthe -ight ... opener. Adjust the the losition of the garage door opener and add or remove legs, as needed, until the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... is self-calibrating, so it does not need to be manually set. However, when your vehicle is new, the .... If it does, CAL (Calibration) will appear on the display. To correct the problem, drive in a complete 360" circle three times, and the compass will function normally. The outside air temperature ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... compass readings. If this happens, follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location: ... zone number. 2 . Press and hold both the ON/OFF and the USNET switches. The display will go off.... your zone number appears on the display. 5. Press ON/OFF to enter your zone number. Your ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... Front Storage Area The console has a sunglasses storage compartment. Door Storage You will find a storagecompartment on each of the front ...-door models have storage pockets and cupholders on rear doors. If your vehicle has this console compartment, squeeze the front lever while lifting the top ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... vehicle has the center armrest compartment, lift f the cover to expose the storage area which includes ... not designed to retain these items during off-road use. The net is not for larger, ... items. The convenience net is anchored to the endgate door. Attach the upper loops to the retainers on either ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    .... Grasp thehandle and unroll the cover. Latch the posts into the sockets .onthe insidetrim panel on the passenger's side of ...could be thrown about the vehicle duringcQllision or a sudden maneuver. You or others could be injured. If you remove the cover, always store it outside of the vehicle. When ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... theluggage carrier like paneling, plywood, a mattress, and so forth the wind can catchit as you drive along. This can cause you to lose control. What '... rails, should be used to secure loads to the luggage carrier. Remove the center rubber strips in the crossrails and attach the GM...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    You can adjust the crossrails to handle different size loads. Just loosen the slider knobs at each end of ... downs provided in the side rails. Also tie the load to the bumpers. Do not tie the load so tightly that... To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you're driving, check now and then to make sure ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... tab as high as possible, then remove the tray. NOTICE: Don't hold a cigarette lighterin with your hand while it is heating. If you...out to the open position before the ashtray cover opens and smoking material can be deposited. Four-door vehicles have smaller ashtrays inside the rear doors. Press ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... equipment. The accessory power outlets are located below the cigarette lighter. Just pull down from the top of the door and follow the proper installation instructions that are included with any electrical equipment you install. These circuits ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Instrument Panel 2-60
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... 9. Audio System 10. Fog Lamps (Option) 11. Lamp Controls 2. Instrument Cluster 3. Electronic Transfer Case (Option) 4. Comfort Controls 5. Glove Box 6 . Ashtray 12. Rear Endgate Release 13. Brake Release 14. Rear Window Washermiper 15. Rear Window Defogger (Option) 7. Cigarette Lighterpower ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument cluster is designedto let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll...how much fuel you've used, and many other things you'll need know to drive safelyand economically. I SERMCE ENGINE SOON SHIFT 0 CHECK GAGES 0 .--{oBAG AIR UNLEADED N ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    I ANTI -LOCK SERVICE ENGINE SOON I CHECK GAGES P R N D D 2 1 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 OL I 0- Optional Cluster 2-63
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...driving conditions. For example, when the needle points to 2, it means the engine is running at 2,000 revolutions per minute ...red warning range tells you that your engine speed is reaching its upper limits. Don't...your foot off of the accelerator pedal. The red danger range tells you that your engine...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...on the next few pages, some warning lights come on briefly when you start the engine just to let you know they're working. If you ... you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on when you are driving, or when one ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... System Indicator Light The charging system light will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but the engine is not running, as a check to show you it is working. /+/ AIR BAG It should go out once the engine is running. If it stays on, or comes on while you are driving, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Voltmeter Gage 9 P l "X 19 VOLTS When your engine is not running, but the ignition is on (in the RUN ... braking, though, you need both parts working well. When the engine is running, the gage shows ... higher engine speeds allow the charging system to create maximum power. If the warning light ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    If the light comes on while you are driving, pull off the road and stop carefully. You may notice that the ...Anti-Lock BrakeSystem Warning Light With the anti-lock brake system, this light will come on when you start your engine and may stay on for several seconds. That's normal. ANTI - LOCK Your ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Engine Coolant Temperature Gage This .gage shows the engine coolant temperature. If the gage pointer moves into thered area, your engine ..., you should pull'off the road, stop your vehicle andturn off the engine assoon as possible; In "Problems on theRoad," this manual shows you what to do. See ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ..., youremission controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not as be good and your engine may not runas smoothly. This could .... Put your vehicle in PARK (P). Turn the key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains on steady, see "If the Light Is On Steady"...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    .... A few driving trips should turn the light off. Are you low on fuel? As your engine startsto run out of fuel, your engine may not run ... with quality fuel (see "Fuel" in the Index). Poor fuel quality will cause your engine not to run as efficiently as designed. You may...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...vehicles indicate pressure in kPa (kilopascals). Oil pressure may vary with engine speed, outside temperature and oil viscosity, but readings ...or otherproblems causing low oil pressure. NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by your warranty. 2-72
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... You have the shift light if you have a manual transmission. This light comes on very briefly as a bulb check when you start the engine. Shiftingwhen the indicator light on will is help you get the best fuel economy. See "Shift Light" in the Index....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... GAGES If the light comes on and stays on while you are driving, check your coolant temperature and engine oil pressure gages to see if they are... owners ask about. None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads FULL (F). It takes a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    NOTES 2-75
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    NOTES 2-76
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    .... Climate Control System %3 HI Mode Knob The lower knob allows you to choose the direction of air delivery. OFF: This setting turns the system off. Some outside air will still enter the vehicle whenever the vehicle is moving forward. OF L 3-1
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... notice slight changes in your vehicle's engine speed and power. to This is normal because the system is designed cycle the compressor on and off to keep the desired temperature. A/C: This setting cools ... vehicle and directs it through the instrument panel outlets, BI-LEVEL A/C: Air is delivered ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... on windshield or side windows. If you use the optional engine coolant heater before starting your engine, your heating system will produce warmer air faster to heat the passenger compartment in cold weather. See "Engine Coolant Heater" in the Index; Ventilation System For mild ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    .... When you enter a vehicle in cold weather, turn the blower fan to HI for a few moments before driving off. This helps clear the intake ducts of snow and ... the windshield and side windows clear. Use DEFROST to remove fog or ice from the windshield quickly in extremely humid or cold ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... you're getting the most out of the advanced engineering that went into it. NOTICE: Don't use a... damage the warming grid, and the repairs wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Setting the Clock for All Systems...Disc Player Press SET. (The radio may be o n or off.) Within five seconds, press the SEEK ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...to stop scanning. Playing the Radio PWR-VOL-RECALL: This knob turns the system on and off and controls the volume. Press the knob to display the time with the ignition off and to switch between the clock and radio when the radio is on. PUSHBUTTONS: The four ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... pressing two adjoining buttons at the same time. Just: 1. Tune in the desired station. AM-FM Stereo ...-PROG-RCL: This knob turns the system on and off and controls the volume. Press the knob to display the time with the ignition off, to switch between the clock and radio when the radio is on, and to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...addition to the four stations set as above, up to three additional stations may be preset on each band by pressing two adjoining buttons at the same time. Just: 1. Tune in the desired station. SEEK: Press this button to go to the next higher station and stop. 2. Press SET. (SET will appear on the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... tape to the other. STOP-EJECT Press this button to remove the tape or stop playing the tape to play the...PROG-RCI,: This knob turns the system on and off and controls the volume. Press the knob to display the time with the ignition off, to switch between the clock and radio when the radio is on, and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... be preset on each band by pressing two adjoining buttons at the same time. Just: 1. Tune in the desired station. 2. Press SET. (SET will appear on the ... this button to tune an AM station that broadcasts in stereo. Your STEREO light will come on when you're receiving AM stereo. If you press AM-ST ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...VOL-PROG-RCL knob, just as you do for radio. A lighted arrow will be displayed to show ...button in the opposite direction that the lighted arrow points to reverse quickly to another part of the tape. Press ... to the other. STOP-EJECT: Press this button to remove the tape or stop playing the tape to play...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... station. Playing the Radio POWER-VOL: This knob turns the system and off and on controls the volume when the ignition ison. Volume is displayed unlessBAL, ... to resume sound. RCL: Press this button to display the time with the ignition off and to switch between the clock and radio when the radio is...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...out and/or ERR appears on the display: e You are driving on a very rough road. (The disc should ... equal in volume. COMP will appear on the display while using this control. RDM (3): Press this button ... sequential, order. RDM will appear on the display while using this control. Press the button again ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... the display while using this control. Press the POWER-VOL knob or turn the ignition key off to ..., because it won't turn on. The instructions below tell you how to enter a secret code into the system. It ... loses battery power for any reason, you must unlock the system with your secret code before ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... to make the next two digits agree with your code. 6. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for the last three digits ...are ready to enter the last three digits of your code. 9. Repeat Steps 6 and 7 for the last three digits ...did not match your secret code and the unit is still secured. When battery power is given to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... or SEEK left arrow to make the next two digits agree with your code. Thedisplay will show the numbers you entered. 5. Press BAND and 000 will appear on the display. 6. Enter the second three digits of the code. The display will show the numbers you entered. 7. Press BAND. The disabling ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., it's very i do it properly. Added soundequipm interfere with the operation of your engine, Delcoradio or other systems, and even damage them. Your vehicle's systems ..., c eck with your dealer and sure tocheck Fede a1 rules be covering mobile radio and telephone nits. -- -- To help avoid hearing ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... cleaner cassette turn. It is normal for the cassette toeject while cleaning. Insert the cassette at least three times...before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your Compact Discs Handle ...you should replace it. Check every once in a while to be sure the mast is still tightened to the fender....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    NOTES 3-19
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    NOTES 3-20
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... up. (See "Safety Belts" in the Index.) Defensive driving really means "be ready for anything." On city ... mistakes. Here you'll find information about driving on different kinds of roads and in varying ... following distance. It's the best defensive driving maneuver, in both city and rural ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    .... Alcohol affects four things that anyone needs to drive a vehicle: Judgment Muscular Coordination Vision 0... solve this highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what ... someone who was drinking and driving. In recent years, some 18,000 annual motor vehicle-related...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... BAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has the same number of drinks. ' ... how quickly the person drinks them. But the ability to drive is affected well below a BAC of 0.10 percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many people are impaired at a BAC approaching 0.05 percent,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... the collision. There's something else aboutdrinking and driving that many people don't know. Medical research ...had not been drinking. Drinking and then driving very dangerous. Your is reflexes, perceptions, ...a serious or even fatal collision if you drive after drinking. Please don't drink and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    .... Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination and and eyesight all play a part. So do alcohol, drugs frustration. But even in 3/4 of a ... work at the places where the tires meet the road. Sometimes. as when you're driving on snow or ice, it's easy to ask more of those control systems than ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... prevent a braking skid. When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake ... See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light" in the Index. If your engine ever stops while you're driving, ... may get harder to push down. If your engine stops, you will still have some power brake ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    .... Here's how anti-lock works. Let's say the road is wet. You're driving safely. Suddenly an animal -jumps out in front of you. You slam on... is about to stop rolling, the computer will You can steer around the obstacle while braking hard. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not functioning, you ...noise, but this is normal. On vehicles with four-wheel drive, your anti-lock brakes work ...each of us is subject to the same laws of physics when driving on curves. The traction of the tires against the road ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... 't room. That's the time for evasive action -- steeri g around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well in em .... (See "Bra ng in Emergencies" earlier in this section.) It is better to remove as much speed as you can from a qossible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    uff-Road Recovery You may find sometime that your right wheels have while dropped off the edge of a road onto the sho~dder you're driving. OFF-ROAD 1 / / / A LEFT APPAOX. QUARTER TURN An ... quickly without removing either hand. But YOLIhave to act fast, steer quickly, and just as ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... adouble solid line, even if the road seems empty of approaching traffic. 0 "Drive ahead." Look down the road, to the sides and to crossroads for situations ... time. Do not get too close to the vehicle you want to pass while you're awaiting an opportunity. For one thing, following too closely ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... in your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. (Remember that your right outside mirror is convex. The vehicle you just passed may seem to be farther away from you than it really is.) Try not to pass more than one vehicle at a time o n two-lane ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... want to slow down and adjust your driving to these conditions. It is important to slow down on... longer and vehicle control more limited. While driving on a surface with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle This off-road guide is for vehicles that have four-...you're on a level, solid surface. Off-road driving can be great fun. But ... gone right back to nature. Off-road driving involves some new skills.... These will help make your off-road driving safer and more enjoyable...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    .... Be sure you read allthe information about your four-wheel-drive vehicle in this manual. there enough fuel? Is the.spare Is tire fully inflated? Are...forward as you can. Be sure the load issecured properly, so driving on the off-road terrain doesn't toss things around. ~...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...have been specially set aside forpublic off-road recreational driving; obey all posted regulations.... sure all refuse is Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving It's a good idea to practice in... that's safe and close tohome before you go intothe wilderness. Off-road driving does require some new and...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Controlling your vehicle is the key to successful off-road driving. One of the best ways to control your... and longer braking distances. 0 1 When you're driving off-road, bouncing and quick changes... you lose to controlandcrash. So, whetheryou're driving on or off the road, you and your passengers...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... important to avoid sudden acceleration, sudden turns or sudden braking. Driving on Off-Road Hills Off-...no matter how well built the vehicle. In a way, off-road driving requires a different kind of alertness from ... any road. And this is certainly true for off-road driving. At the very time you need ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...approach a hill, you need to decide if it's one of those hills that's just too steep to climb, descend or cross. Steepness can be hard to judge. ..., trees, logs or ruts)? What's beyond the hill? Is there a cliff, an embankment, a drop-off, a fence? out and Get walk the hill if you don't know. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... your wheels to start spinning or sliding. Try to drive straight up the hill if at all possible... might want to find another route. 0 0 0 0 A CAUTION. Driving to the top (crest) of a hill at full speed can... You could be seriously injuredor killed. Whelk driving uphills, always try to straight up. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    .... Also, apply the parking brake. If your engine is still running, shift the transmission to REVERSE (R), ...(N) if your vehicle has a manual transmission) and restart the engine. Then, shift to REVERSE (R),... clutch, if you have a manual trammission) to "rev-up" the engine and regain forward momentum...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    .... should I do? Set the parking brake, put your transmission in PARK (P) (or the manual transmission in FIRST (1 )) and turn off the engine. Leave the vehicle and go get some help. Exit on the uphill side and stay clear of the path the vehicle would ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Driving Downhill When off-roading takes you downhil 1, you'll want to consider anumber of... serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and usea low gear to keep vehicle speed under control. If ...headed straight down, and use a low gear. This way, engine drag can help your brakes ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... do all the work andcould overheat and fade. Shift to PARK (P) (or to NEUTRAL (N) with the manual transmission) and, while still braking, restart the engine. Shift back to a low gear, release the parking brake, and drive straight down. If the engine ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Driving Across an Incline Sooner or later, an off-road trail will probably go across the ... slide or a rollover. Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive across a hill. Loose gravel, muddy... need to decide carefully whether to try to drive across an incline. Just because the trail goes across ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Q.’ What if I’m driving across an incline that’s not too steep, but I hit some loose ... so you know what the surface is like before you drive it. Stalling on an Incline If your vehicle stalls when ...passengers) get out on the uphill side, even if the door there is harder to open. If you get out...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... moving so you don't get stuck. in When you drive on sand, you'll sense a...reduce the air pressure in your tires slightly when driving on'sand. This will improve traction'. Rard packed ...can cau :e you toslide out of control. . . i\+ I .!.k 1 Driving on frozenlbnes, ponds orrivc s can be dangerous....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Driving in Water Light rain causes no special off-road driving problems. But heavy rain... that deep can damage your axle and other vehicle parts. Driving through rushing water can dangerous. be Deep water cansweep..., you'll never be able to stcart your engine. When you go through water, remember that ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    After Off-Road Driving Remove any brush or debris that has collected on the underbody, chassis or under the hood. These accumulations... will require more frequent servicedue to off-road use. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule for additional information. Driving at Night Night driving is more...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...rearview mirror to reduce the glare from headlamps behind you. 0 driving, don't wear sunglasses at night. They may ...for animals. If you're tired, pull off the road in a safe place and rest. Keep... it's easier to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should be checked regularly...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... and be cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surface may get wet suddenly when your reflexes are tuned for driving on dry pavement. The heavier the rain, the harder it is to ... ' ~ Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can't stop, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... and may cause pulling toone side. You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through large puddle of water a or a car wash, applyyour brake pedal lightly until your brakeswork normally. I Driving too fast through large water puddles or even going...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... hydroplaning. The best advice is to slow down when it is raining. Driving Through Deep Standing Water NOTICE: If... intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that slightly is of lower than ... can't avoid deep puddles standing water, drive or through them very slowly. Some Other...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... freeways that rim and crisscross most large cities. You'll save time and energy. (See the next part, "Freeway Driving.") Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic light is there because thecomer is busy enough t o need it. When ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... is: Keep up with traffic and keep to the right. Drive at the same speed most of the other drivers are driving. Too-fast or too-slow driving breaks a smooth traffic flow. Treat the left lane on a .... If you have a clear view of the freeway as you drive along the entrance ramp, you should begin to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... to your speedometer, not to your sense of motion. After driving for any distance Before Leaving on a Long Trip Make sure... miles that first part of the journey. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you can easily drive in. Is your vehicle ready for along trip? If you keep it serviced and maintained, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rushof the wind against the vehicle ...important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for long-distance driving? Are the tires ... get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...See "Off-Road Driving" in the Index for information about driving off-road.) Keep your vehicle in good shape. ...The most important thing to know is this: let your engine do some of the slowing down. Shift to ...You could crash. Shift down to let your engine assist your brakes on steep downhill slope....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Winter Driving I Coasting downhill inNEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have to do ... down a hill. You could crash. Always have your engine running and your vehicle in gear ...The lower gears help cool your engine and transmission, andyou can climb the hill better. Stay ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... of reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions,include a small bag of ... you properly secure these items in your vehicle. Driving on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places where ... be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... -- smooth ice, packed, blowing or loose snow -- drive with caution. Accelerate gently. Try not to ... fragile traction. If you accelerate too fast,the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under ...be fine until you hit a spot that's covered with ice. On an otherwise clearroad, ice patches may ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... clothing to keep warm. I A CAUTION: Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly (...the base your vehicle, especially any of that is blocking your exhaust pipe. And check around again from time ... help keep CO out. You can run the engine t o keep warm, but be careful. 4-42
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... battery to restart the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for awhile. Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ..., or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for either the front or rear axle. U . SEE OWNER'S MANUAL FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION... the driver's door is edge, above the door latch. The label shows the size of your original tires and the inflation pressures needed to obtain the gross weight capacity of ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... you can. Don't leave a seat folded down unless you need to. There's also important loading information for off-road driving in this manual. See "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index. If you put things inside your vehicle -- like suitcases, tools,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    .... Towing a Trailer I Add-on Equipment When you carry removable items, you may need to put a ... you don't use the correct equipment and drive properly, you can lose control whenyou ... trailer with your vehicle. -- I Your warranty doesn't cover parts or components that fail because overloading. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... at a l l during the first 500 miles (800 km) your new vehicle is driven. Your engine, axle or other parts could be damaged. Then, during the first 500 .../h) and don't make starts at full throttle. This helps your engine and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...it's better not to use FIFTH (5) gear. Just drive in FOURTH (4) gear (or, as you need to, a lower gear). ...(1 816 kg) 5,500 Ibs. (2 497 kg) 4,500 lbs. ( I 816 kg) 2- Wheel Drive, Manual Trans. 4-Wheel Drive, Auto. Trans. 4-Wheel Drive, Manual Trans. 4,000 lbs. ( 1 8 16 kg) 5,000 lbs. (2 270 kg) 5,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    .... In Canada, write to: General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Assistance Center 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, OntarioL 1 H 8P7 Weight of the Trailer ... weight of your vehicle. TheGross Vehicle Weight (GVW) includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any cargo you may carry ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... the manufacturer's recommendation for attaching safety chains and do not attach them to the bumper. Always leave just enough slack so you can turn ... be sure to use a properly mounted, weight-distributing hitch and sway control of the proper size. Thisequipment is very important ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...the vehicle's hydraulic brake system only if: 0 Driving with a '7 ailer The trailer parts can withstand 3,000 psi (20 ...or smell CO. It can cause unconsciousness or death. (See "Engine Exhaust"in the Index.) To maximize your safety when towing a trailer: 0 Have your exhaust system inspected ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer. And always keep in mind that the vehicle you are driving is now a good deal longer and not nearly as ... twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving your vehicle without a trailer. This can help you avoid...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... trailering package). The green arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn ... towing a trailer, the green arrows or. your instrument panel will flash for turns even if the bulbs ...jerky or or sudden maneuvers. Signal well in advance. Driving On Grades Reduce speed and shift ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...altitude on steep uphill grades, consider the following: Engine coolant will boil at a lower temperature than... altitudes. If you turn your engine off immediately after towing at high... the To engine run while parked (preferably on level ground) with the automatic transmission in PARK (P) (or the manual...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... firmlyset. Your vehiclecan roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or ...you're on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case shift lever and your transfer case is in NEUTRAL (N), your vehicle will be...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... more on this. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, axle lubricant, belt, cooling system and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    NOTES 4-57
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    NOTES 4-5s
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... on the Road I Here you'll find what to do aboutsome problems that can occur onthe road. Hazard Warning Flashers Your hazard warning flashers letyou ... key is in, and even if the ke isn't in. To turn off the flashers, press the button u til the first click and release. 4P...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... warning flashers are on, your turn signals won't work. The flashers will stop if you step on the brake. Other ... steps could resultcostly damage in to your vehicle that wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Do not try to ... your vehicle, even if you have a manual transmission. And if you have an ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... on each vehicle. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or amanual transmission in NEUTRAL (N). If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a manual transfer case shift lever, be sure the transfer case is not in NEUTRAL (N). 3. Turn off the ignition on...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... basic things you should know. Positive (+) will go to positive (+) and negative (-) will go to negative (-) o r a metal engine part. Don’t connect positive (+) to negative (-) or youମ.. a flashlight if Use you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You don’t Delco ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...goes to a heavy unpainted metal part on the engine of the vehicle with the dead battery. 9. Attach the cable at least ... cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical ... ( - ) terminal. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...that they don't touch each other or any other metal. - Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands away from moving parts once the engines are running. B + A I A. Heavy Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery C. Dead Battery 5-6
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... flashers. When you call, tell the towing service: 0 Whether your vehicle has rear-wheel drive, four-wheel drive orall-wheel ..., what was damaged. When the towing service arrives, let the tow operator know that this manual contains thesetowing instructions. The operatormay want to see them. To help ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... be released. Don't have your vehicle towed on the drive wheels unless you must. If the vehicle must be towed on the drive wheels, be sure to follow the speed and distance restrictions later ... damaged. If these limitations must be exceeded, then the drive wheels have to be supported on a dolly. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    Front Towing Tow Limits -- 35 mph (56 km/h), 50 miles (80 km) ', Vehicles with the all-wheel-drive four-wheel-drive or a option must use towing dolly-under the rear wheels from the front. when towing NOTICE: Do not tow withsling-type equipment )r fascidfog lampdamage will occur. Use wheel lift or ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    .... (56 km/h), 50 miles (80 kin) Vehicles with the all-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive option must usea towing dolly under the fiorzt wheels when ... from the rear: NOTICE: Do not tow with sling-type equipment or rear bumper valance damagewill occur. Use wheel lift or car carrier equipment. Additional ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument panel. F Stean [s Coming 'om Your Engine Steam from an overheated engine ...no sign of steam or coolant before opening the hood. If you keep driving when your engine is ...: If your engine catches fire because keep you driving with no coolant, your vehicle ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get alittle too ... still no sign of steam, push the accelerator until the engine speed is about twice as fast as normal idle speed. ... if you still have the warning, turr.1 ojfthe engine and get everyone out o the vehicle f ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... air conditioning, the auxiliary up electric fan under the hood can start even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, clothing and ... recovery tank is boiling, don't do anything else until it cools down. A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan 5-13
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...: I i r Engine damage from running your engine without coolant isn't covered your warranty. by If there seems to be no leak, start the engine again. See if ... pushing the accelerator pedal down. If it doesn't, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. 5-14
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...-colored, silicate-free) antifreezeat the coolant recovery tank. (See "Engine Coolant'' in the Index for more ... and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant ...system is set for the proper coolant With mix. plain water or the wrong your engine could mix,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    U You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolanton a hot engine. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at ADD, start your vehicle. at high speed...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... pressure cap, but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper ... counterclockwise until it first stops. (Don'tpress down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    3. Fill the radiator with the proper mix, up to the base of the filler neck. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the ADD mark. 5 . Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 5-18
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... until you can feel the upper'radiator hose getting hot. Watch out forthe engine fan. 7. By this time the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may ... the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Engine Fan Noise This vehicle has a clutched engine cooling fan. When the clutch is engaged, the fan ... cool the engine. In most every day driving conditions, the clutch is not engaged. This improves fuel ...also hear this fan noise when you start the engine. It will go away as the fan clutch disengages....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...to a level place. Turn on your hazard warning flashers. 4. Turn off the engine. 5. Put the wheel blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That... (R). 3. If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle lever, with a manual transfer case shift be sure the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    .... In some cases, you may have to remove the spare tire in order toreach the jack.... wrench, on an angle, into the hole in the rear bumper. Be sure the chisel end of the wheel wrench... into the hoist shaft. The following instructions explain how to remove the spare tire, depending on where it is mounted...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... the vehicle. The locking wheel nut can be removed by snapping the rubber weather cover off the face of the lock case. NOTICE: To ... Remove it and the retainer. Unhook the tire from the mounting bracket and remove the cover. . Insert the key and pull the lock case straight off. It is not necessary...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... hub cap removal tool. I f YOLI have individual wheel nut caps that cover each nut, they must be removed in order to get to ... nuts. Use the socket end of the wheel wrench to remove the wheel nut caps. Your wheel n... cap to the wheel. Remove these wheel nut caps before you take off the hub ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... hub cap removal tool is stowed with the jack. Position the hub cap removal tool in the notch and pull straight away from the wheel... Flat Tire and Installing the SpareTirt Remove the hub cap. If you have an aluminum or plastic molded hub cap, pry it off with the chisel end of your wheel wrench. Some...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... badly injuredor killed. Never getunder a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. NOTICE: Raising your vehicle ... damage the vehicle or may allow the vehicle to fall off the jack. Be sure to fit the jack lift ... your vehicle. A. Front Frame Hole B. Rear Frame Hole (2-Door) or Spring Hanger Hole ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...enough room for the spare tire fit. to /1\ CAUTION: - 5.. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. Rust or dirton the wheel... looseafter a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you wheel, remove any rust or dirt from where the wheel attaches to the emergency, you ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    If a nut can't be turned by hand, use the wheel wrench and see your dealer as soon as possible. 5-28 -
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. L Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel nuts can cause the wheel to become loose and even come off. This could leadto an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get GM original new equipment ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Storing a F1-t or Spare Tire and Tools -/ A \ Follow this diagram to store the underbody-mounted spare. CAUTION: I Storing a jack, a tire ... Put the chisel end of the wheel wrench, on an angle, through the hole in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. Turn the wheel wrench clockwise until the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    Follow this diagram for the inside-mounted spare. Follow this diagram for the rear-mounted s are. b D A. Spare Tire A. Wheel Carrier B. Spare Tire C. ...only on the spare wheel to 22 to 32 lb-ft (30 to 40 N-m). 1 B. Retainer (Two-Wheel Drive) C . Nut I D. Cover E. Retainer (Four-wheel Drive) E ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...and replace the jackcover. Make sure the t ! and carrier are secure. Driving with the tire or carrier unlatched could injure pedestrians or damage ... C. Work Gloves D. Mat E. Jack Storage Cover E Wheel Blocks G. Hub Cap Removal Tool (Some Models) H. Wheel Wrench I. Jack J. Jacking Instructions 5-32
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    If You're Ice or Snow Stuck: Sand, Mud, In NOTICE: Spinning yourwheels can destroy parts your of vehicle as well as the .... And, the transmissionor other partsof the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or other damage. When you're stuck, spin thewheels as little as ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...and forth between REVERSE (R)and a forward gear (or with a manual transmission, between FIRST (1) or SECOND ...accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear....stuck off-road and need to be pulled to some place where you can continue driving...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... straight out. Never pull on the hooks atsideways angle. The hooks a could break off and you or otherscould be injured from the chain cable snapping back. or I NOTICE: Never use the recovery hooks to the vehicle. tow Your vehicle could be damaged and it would not be covered by warranty. 5-35
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    NOTES 5-36 -
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...about the care of your vehicle. This section begins with service and fuel information, and then it shows how to ...GM vehicle all GM. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Service Your GM dealer knows ... service needs, You'll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Delco
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... you want to do some of your own service work, you'll want to get the proper service manual. It tells you much more ... manual can. To order the proper service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index....you use the wrong fasteners, parts can later break or fall off. You could ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... 87, you may get a heavy knocking noise when you drive. If it's bad enough,. it candamage your engine. If you're using fuel rated at 87 octane orhigher and you still hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. But don't worry if you hear a littie pinging noise when you're ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...air, all gasolines are now required to contain additives that will help prevent deposits from forming in your engine and fuel system, allowing your emission control system to... I f you plan on driving in another country outside the United States or Canada, the proper fuel may be hard to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    Your The fuel cap is behind a hinged door on the driver's side of your vehicle. To take off the cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). Gasoline vaporis highly flammable. It burns violently, and that cancause very bad injuries. Don't smoke if you'renear gasoline or refueling ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... spray out on if you open the you fuel filler cap too quickly. This spray ...and more likely in is hot weather. Open the fuel filler cap slowly and wait ...system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or improperly installed.... or have proper venting, and your fuel tank and emissions system might ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...hood. You may have a lamp that comes on when you lift the hood. Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like gasoline...rubber. You or others or could be burned. Be careful to drop or spill not things that will burn onto a hot engine. 6-7
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    When you lift the hood, you'll see these items: A. B. C. D. E. Transmission Dipstick Engine Oil Fill Brake Master Cylinder Coolant Recovery Tank Engine Oil Dipstick F. Power Steering Reservoir G . Battery H. Air Cleaner I. Windshield Washer Fluid
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... again, keeping the tip down, and check the level. 1 Engine Oil It's a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In order to get an ... level ground. The oil dipstick is a yellow ring. Turn off the engine and give the oil a few minutes to drain back into the oil pan. If ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    NOTICE: Don't add too much oil. your engine has If so much oil that the ...area that shows the proper operating range, your engine could damaged. be Just fill it enough to put the level ... for you, be sure the oil put into your engine is American Petroleum Institute certified for gasoline engines. You...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    RECOMMEUDED SAE VISCOSITY 6RADE ENGINE OILS FOR BEST FUEL ECONOMY AND COD STARTING,...100+ao- WOK FOR THIS SYMBOL NOTICE: Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For ... 60 +40 - +20 - .- 7 0- .-fa PREFERRED / SAE T -0 W 3 Engine Oil Additives Don't add anything to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... Used Oil Did you know that used engine oil contains certain elements that may be ... throw away clothing orrags containing used engine oil. (See the manufacturer's warnings about the use ... delivery service, police, taxi or othercommercial application. 0 Driving under these conditions causes engine ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Air Cleaner Operating the engine with the air cleanercan off cause you or others to be burned. The air cleaner ... engine backfires, you could be burned. Don't drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner off. I NOTICE: To remove the air cleaner, removethe wing nuts ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...A good time to check your automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and filter every 50,.... Too much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Be sure to getan accurate reading...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... at idle for three minutes or more. Then, without shutting off the engine, follow these steps: Checking Transmission Fluid Cold A cold check is made after the vehicle has been sitting for eight hours ormore with the engine off and is used only as a reference. Letthe engine ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... DEXRON@-111, because fluid with that label is made especially for your automatic transmission. Damage caused by fluid other than DEXRON@-I11 is not covered by your new vehicle warranty. After adding fluid, recheck the fluid level as described under "How to Check." When the correct fluid level ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    Manual Transmission Fluid When to Check A good time to have it checked is when the engine oil is changed. However, the fluid in your manual transmission doesn't require changing.... fluid could comeout and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts,starting a fire. Be sure to get an...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. When to Check and Whatto Use 1. Remove the filler plug. 2. Add fluid at the filler plug hole. Add ... fluid. Adding fluid won't correct a leak. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. Refer to ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... added if the level does not reach the bottom of the diaphragm when it's in place in the reservoir. See the instructions on the reservoir cap. 3ow to Check Lubricant Rear Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. How to Check Lubricant Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Most lubricant checks in this section also apply to four-wheel-drive vehicles. However, they have two additional systems that need lubrication. !T...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... Lubricants" in the Index. How to Check Lubricant Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer ... need to add some lubricant. If the differential is at operating temperature (warm), add enough... to the bottom of the filler plug hole. If the differential is cold, add enough lubricant to raise...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...temperature. Let the warning lights and gages work as they should. Engine Coolant The cooling ...COOL (orange-colored, silicate-free) engine coolant. This coolant is designed to remain in your vehicle ... or radiator corrosion may result. In addition, the engine coolant will require change sooner at 30,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... GM Specification 6277M, which won't damage aluminum parts. Use GM Engine Coolant Supplement (sealer) (GM Part No. 3634621) ... add anything else. NOTICE: If you use an improper coolant mix, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't be covered your by warranty. Too ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... tank, but be careful not to spill it. When your engine is cold, the coolant level should be at ADD, or a little higher. When ... be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolant a hot engine. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... arrowson the cap line up with the overflow tube on the radiator filler neck. Thermostat Engine coolant temperature is controlled by a thermostat in the engine coolant system. Thethermostat stops the flow of coolant through the radiator until the coolant reaches a preset ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Power SteeringFluid How To Check Power Steering Fluid When the engine compartment is cool, unscrew the cap and ... the cap and completely tighten it. Then remove the cap again and look at the fluid ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...Open the cap labeled WASHER FLUID ONLY. Add washer fluid until the tank is ful.1. 0 When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze and damage your washer fluid...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... should have your brake system fixed, since a leak means that sooner or later your brakes won't ... get new brake linings. You should add (or remove) brake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done...too much brake fluid, can spill it on the engine. The fluid will burn the engine if is hot enough.You ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...Use new brake fluid container only, and always clean reservoir cap before removing it. I You can checkthe brake fluidwithout taking off the cap. Just lookat the windows on the brake fluid reservoir. The fluid levels should be above MIN. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...0 Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, justfew a drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they'll have to be replaced. Don't let someone put...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    Some driving conditions or climates cause a brake may squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean ... noise, have the rear brake linings inspected. Also, therear brake drums should be removed and inspectedeach time the tires are removed for rotation or changing. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... you replace any bulbs, be sure that all the lamps are off and the engine isn't running. See "Replacement Bulbs" in the Index. Vehicle Storage If you're ...vehicle for 25 days or more, take off the black, negative (-) cable from the battery. This will help keep your battery from ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    Headlamps Sealed Beam Lamps 1. Remove the screws from the headlamp retainer. 2. Pull the headlamp out and remove the retainer. 3. Unplug and remove the headlamp. 4. Plug in the new headlamp and put it in place. 5 . Put the retainer on the headlamp and install and tighten the screws. 6-33
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    Composite Headlamps 1. Open the hood. 2. Remove the black protective caps from the removal pins at the top of the radiator support. Use a hex socket to LlnSCreW the pins. 3. Pull the headlamp lens assembly out. (Some vehicles may have side-by-side ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... . Turn the bulb counterclockwise to remove it. 6. Put the new bulb into theheadlamp lens assembly and turn it clockwise until it is tight. I 1. Reach under the bumper and behind the turn signal lamp assembly.... fog lamps, the fog lamp bracket must be removed before you can replacethe front turn ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    .... Turn the bulb and socket one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 4. Remove the bulb and socket from the lens. 5 . Install the new bulb and ... Pull the assembly away from the fender. 4. Turn the socket counterclockwise to remove it. Push the tab in while you turn the socket counterclockwise. 5. Holding ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... screwdriver to ew the unsc center of the overhead console lamp ler ; while pressing inan the lamp assembly. 2. Remove the lamp assembly from the ... anew bulb into thebulb base. 3. Disconnect theground wire. 4. Remove the lamp assembly from thehood. 6. Install the bulb assembly into ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... out the bulb. 4. Press the new bulb into place. I NOTICE: Use care when removing or installing blade a assembly. Accidental bumping can cause the arm to fall back and strike the windshield. 1. To remove the old wiper blades, lift the wiper arm until it locks into a ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    3. Remove the insert from the blade assembly. The insert has two notches at one end that are locked by bottom claws of the blade assembly. At ... (A). Slidethe insert all the way through the blade claws at the opposite end (B). Plastic caps (C) will be forced off as the insert is fully inserted. 6-39
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement See "Windshield WiperBlade Replacement" in this section for instructions on howto change the backglass wiper blade. The backglass wiper ...you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your warranty booklet for details. B C A....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...have or been damaged, replace them. The Certificationnire label which is on the driver's door edge, above the door latch, shows the correct inflation pressures for your tires when...Too much flexing 0 Too much heat Tireoverloading Badwear 0 Bad handling Bad fuel economy. NOTICE: (Continued) -- 6-41
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    NOTICE: (Continued) Tire Inspection and Rotation Tires should be inspected every 6,000 to 8,000 miles ( 10 000 to 13 000 km) for any signs of unusual wear. If unusual wear is present, rotate your tires as soon as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. See "...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... one of the correct rotation patterns shown here. Rust or dirt on wheel, or on the parts to a which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after a .... The wheel could comeoff and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where wheel the attaches to the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...or other damage that can't be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage. Buying New Tires To find out what kind and size of tires you need, look at the CertificatiodTire label. The... Spec number, make sure they are the same size, load range, speed rating and construction ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    Mixing tires could cause you to lose control while driving. If you mix tires of different sizes or types not (radial and bias-belted tires), the ... sure to the same use on size and type tires all wheels. While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B... reset. If you notice your vehicle vibrating when driving on a smooth road, your wheels may need to ... and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, replace it (except some aluminum wheels, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... or wheel nuts, replace them only with new GM original equipment parts. This way, you will be sure to have the right wheel, wheel bolts and wheel... ns bearing life, brake cooling, speedomete: Yodometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper hei ght, vehicle ground clearance and tireor tire chain clearance ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... only Never use these to clean your vehicle: SAE Class "S" type chains that are the proper Gasoline size for your tires. Install them on the drive axle Benzene tires (four-wheel-drive vehicles can chains on use both axles) and tighten them as ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can In many uses, these will ...Vacuum and brush the area to remove any loose dirt. Always clean a whole trim panel or section. Mask ... section. use a sponge to remove the suds. 0 0 Rinse the section with a clean, wet sponge. Wipe off what's left ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...spotsand stains will clean off better with just water and mild soap. Special Cleaning Problems Greasy ...the cloth. 0 Carefully scrape off excess stain. Follow the solvent-type instructions described earlier. ..., urine and blood can be removed as follows: Carefully scrape off excess stain, then sponge ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...mayonnaise, chili sauce and unknown stains can be removed as follows: 0 0 Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-... the finish, it can harm the leather. 0 Carefully scrape off excess stain, then clean with cool water and...a clean cloth. Rub with a clean, damp cloth to remove dirt. You may have to do it ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... be cleaned often. GM Glass Cleaner(GM Part No. 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films. Don't use ... on the inside rear window, since they may have to be scraped off later. If abrasive cleaners are used on the inside of ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... providesbeauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. Finish Care Occasional waxing or mild polishing of your vehicle by hand may be necessary to remove residue from the paint finish. You can get GM-approved cleaning products from your dealer. (See "Appearance Care and Materials" in ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for painted surfaces to remove foreign matter. Exterior painted surfaces ...looking new by keeping your vehicle garaged or covered whenever possible. The surface of these wheels ...tire dressing always take care to wipe off any overspray splash from all or painted ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... and dust control can collect on the underbody. If these are not removed, accelerated corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan, and exhaust system even though they have corrosion protection. 6-55
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Appearance Carehir 'erials Chart PART 1050004 1050172 1050I73 1050 174 SIZE 2.75 sq. ft. I DESCRIPTION Charnois I ... 16 oz. (0.473 L) Tar and Road Oil Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall ... Tire Shine TM See your General Motors Parts Department for these products. See "...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... Number (VIN) Engine Identification The eighth character in your VIN is the engine code. This code will help you identify your engine, specifications, and replacement parts. SAMPLE4UXTM072675 ENGINE CODE MODEL YEAR Service Parts Identification Label ASSEMBLY PLANT You'...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...can damage your vehicle and the damage wouldn't be covered your by warranty. Some add-on electrical ... motor is protected by a circuit breaker and a fuse.If the motor overheats due to heavy snow, ... wiper will stop until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... without -- like the radio or cigarette lighter -- and use its fuse, if it is the correct amperage. Replace it as soon as you can. Remove the cover by turning the fastener counterclockwise. Extra fuses and the fuse extractor are provided in the cover. To ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... Module, Underhood Lamp, Rear Wiper, Ashtray Lamp, Door Switch Lamp Alternator Field, A/C Compressor Relay, ... Chime Module, DRL Relay Coil, Four-Wheel-Drive Indicator Lamp, DRL Module, Rear Defog Timer..., RKE Ignition 2 3 FusdCircuit Breaker A Usage Power Door Locks, Power Seat, Power Seat Lumbar, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... Usage Oxygen Sensor Heater, Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Cam Sensor, CANN. Purge, MAS Blower Motor, Temperature Door Motor, HI Blower Relay Coil Power ... Illumination, Radio Illumination, Heater Lamp, Four-Wheel-Drive Illumination, Chime Module, Fog Lamp Illumination, Rear ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    Replacement Bulbs Lamps Halogen Headlamps, Sealed Beam Halogen Headlamps, Composite Low-Beam Halogen Headlamps, Composite High-Beam Tail and Stoplamps Front Sidemarker Lamps Turn Signal Lamps Underhood Lamp Visor Vanity Mirror Lamps Overhead Console Reading Lamps 2 Quantity 2 Number 2E 1 9006 HB4...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Capacities and Specifications Engine Description ..."Vortec" 4300 V6 Type ...VINCode ...W Firing ... available at the time of printing, and are subject to change. If a part listed in this manual is not the same as ... Kit ...24200796 Spark Plugs ...4 1-932 Fuel Filter ...GF48 1 Front Windshield Wiper ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...) Cooling System* Auto. Trans...11.7 quarts (1 1.1 L) Manual Trans...11.9 quarts (1 1.3 L) Crankcase" ...4.5 quarts (4.3 ... Differential Fluid Rear ...4.0 pints ( I .9 L) Front ...2.6 pints ( 1.2 L) Fuel Tank 2-Door ...19 gallons (72 L) 4-Door ...18 gallons (68 L) A/C Refrigerant . . 30 oz. or 2 lbs. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    Section 7 Maintenance Schedule Introduction IMPORTANT. KEEP ENGINE OIL AT THE PROPER LEVEL AND CHANGE AS RECOMMENDED Your Vehicle and the... 66vers me maintenance required for your vehicle. Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and emission control performance. n = I...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks and.... "Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections" explains important inspections that your GM dealer's service department or another qualified service center should perform. "Part D: Recommended Fluids and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... GM-trained and supported service peoplewill perform the work using genuine GM parts. The proper fluids and ... on reasonable road surfaces within legal driving limits. are driven off-road in the recommended manner. See "Off-Road Driving With Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle" in the Index. use the ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    .../City Intervals Every 3,000 Miles (5 000 km): Engine Oil and Filter Change (or 3 months, whichever...Chassis Lubrication (or 3 months, whichever occurs first). Drive Axle Service (or 3 months, whichever occurs first). At...000 Miles (100 000 km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... is true. Every 7,500 Miles (12 500 km): Engine Oil and Filter Change (or every 12 months, ... (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). Drive Axle Service. At 7,500 Miles (12 500 km) Then ... only). Every 60,000 Miles (100 000 km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...,000 miles (166 000 km) at the same intervals. ** Drive axle service: 0 Footnotes 3- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the California ... and the maintenance be recorded. 0 Locking Differential -- Drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. At subsequent oil changes, check fluid ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... I 6,000 Miles (10 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever ... t d sewice. 3,000 Miles (5 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever ... transfer case shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, propshaft splines, universal joints, brake pedal springs ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...km) (Continued) 9,000 Miles (15000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A H Emission Control Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid.... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.** DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... Schedule 12,000 Miles (20 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An E171issior.r Co11tr.01 Service. 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A I I E ~ I I ~ . FControl Service. S~OU 0Lubricate ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...TripKity Maintenance Schedule I 18,000 Miles (30 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). Arz ... as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.** 0For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    .... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking? 0Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection ... movement. Referto the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. I 21,000 Miles... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.** DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-11
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...24,000 Miles (40 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever...An Emission Control Service. 27,000 Miles (45 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, ... velocity joints and axle seals for leaking? DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 0Lubricate the front suspension,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... filter. An Elnission Control Service.? 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs ...for freedom of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. I DATE I ACTUAL MILEAGE ISERVICED B ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... 33,000 Miles (55 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever...An Emission Corltrol Service. 36,000 Miles (60 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, .... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.** 0Lubricate the front suspension, ball joints,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...). Check readfront axle fluidlevel and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking? DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 0Lubricate the front suspension,ball joints, steering linkage and transfer case shift linkage, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...,000 Miles (75 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, ... movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Lubricate the front suspension...constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.** I DATE I ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-16
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... 48,000 Miles (80 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever ...if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. Arz Emission Control Service.? Lubricate...Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.'l''k DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 7-17
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ..." F (32°C) or higher. - In hilly or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 7-18
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    t 'ILip/City Maintenance Schedule 1, I 51,000 Miles (85 000 km) 0Change engine oiland filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 54,000 Miles (90 000 km) C Change l ' engine oil filter (or every and 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...I 57,000 Miles (95000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, ... for freedom of movement. Refer to the dppropriate GM service manual for proper caliper serviceprocedures. 0Lubricate ... joints and axle seals for leaking.** ACTUAL MILEAGE 1 -20 - I 1 SERVICED BY: I DATE I L ACTUAL ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt. 0Replace fuel filter. An Emissiorl Control Set-vice.? 60,000 Miles (100 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... 63,000 Miles (105 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever ...An Emission Control Service. 66,000 Miles (110 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, .... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking? 0Lubricate the front suspension, ball joints,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...69,000 Miles (115 000 km) 0Change engine oiE and filter (orevery 3 months, whichever occurs first). AI? Emission Coratrol Servic-u. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add ... movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Lubricate the front suspension...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... Maintenance Schedule 72,000 Miles (120 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).... level add and fluid, asneeded. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. ** An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the . . frontsuspension, ball joints, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... Schedule 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) 17 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An ..., ball joints, 0Inspect air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emissior.r C o m d Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ...78,000 Miles (130 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add ... movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Lubricate the front suspension...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...(or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A n Emission Corztrol Service. 81,000 Miles (135 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first... needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals forleaking? DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 7-27
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... Miles (145 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months,... Miles (150 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months... joints and axle seals for leaking.*:# DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 0Lubricate the front... joints and axle seals for leaking? 0For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... Schedule I 93,000 Miles (155000 kmp 0Change engine oiland filter (0 3 months, whichever occurs fi An Emission Control Service. 0Replace fuelfilter.... freedom of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...Schedule I 96,000 Miles (160 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Elnission Control Service. 99,000 Miles (165 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). AITEtnissim C o l ~ t t d Service. 0Lubricate the front...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, ... cooling system and pressure cap. An. Emission Control Service.-f In hilly or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... 000 km) should be performed after 100,000miles (166 000 km) at the same intervals. :b:i: Drive axle service: Locking Differential -- Drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. At subsequent oil changes, check fluid level and add fluid ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...1 7,500 Miles (12 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, ...needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking? El Rotate tires. See "Tire...of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Lubricate the front suspension,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    15,000 Miles (25 000 km) 17 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, ... AI? Emission Control Service. 22,500 Miles (37 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or ever!? 12 months, .... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.'l''k 0Lubricate the front suspension, ball joints, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ..., check brake calipers for freedom of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Change engine oil and filter (or every I2 months, whichever occurs first). An Emis.sion Control Ser-~~icr. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... 37,500 Miles (62 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and ..., ',whicheveroccurs first). El Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.? 0Lubricate the front suspension, ball...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...needed. Check constantvelocity joints and axle seals for leaking. ** 0Rotate tires. See "Tire ...movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Change engineoil... joints and axle seals for leaking.** DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: I DATE I ACTUAL...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... ormore of these conditions: - In heavy city traffic where the outside temperature regularly reaches 90°F (32°C) or higher. - In hilly or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y 7-38
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    52,500 Miles (87 500 km) 0Change engine oil filter (or'every and 12 months...needed. Check Constant vrelocity joints and axle seals for leaking. k * 0Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspectio~ .... Refer to he appropriate GM service manual :or proper. caliper service procedures. B An Emission Control Sewice....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    60,000 Miles (100 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). .An...front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt. 0Replace fuel filter. An Emission ControlSewice.? 0Lubricate the frontsuspension, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...67,500 Miles (112 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months... whichever occurs first). A n Emissiorl Cotztrol Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add... movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Lubricate the front suspension...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...000 Miles (125 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 ...500 Miles (137 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (orevery 12 ..., whichever occurs first). 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid ... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking."" 0Lubricate the front suspension, ball ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... check brake calipers for freedom of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    90,000 Miles (150 000 km) (Continued} For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings... brake relining, whichever occurs first). Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.? 97,500 Miles (162 500 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... freedom of movement. Refer to the appropriate GM service manual for proper caliper service procedures. 0Drain, flush and refill cooling ... (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser,...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. I f .. do not use your vehicle under m y..., the.fZuic1 mulfilter do not require clzanging. * Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. 0Inspect Positive Crankcase Ventilation (Pcv)valve. An Emission Control Service. 7-46
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...at once. Whenever any fluids or lubricants are added to your vehicle, make sure they are the proper ones, as shown in Part D. Engine Coolant Level Check Check the engine coolant level and add the proper coolant mix if necessary. See "Engine Coolant" in ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... Lubricate the key lock cylinders with the lubricant specified in Part D. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all body door and fuel door hinges, rear compartment hinges, latches and locks including the glove box, console doors and the body hood and any ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. On automatic... down halfway and try to start the engine. The startershould work only when the clutch is pushed... immediately if the vehicle begins to move. 3. With the engine off, turn the key to the RUN position...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Steering Column Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the key to LOCK ... foot on the regular brake, set the parking brake. 0 To check the parking brake: With the engine running and transmission in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from the regular brake pedal. Do...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... at once. Proper procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index...-up in the floor pan or could let exhaust fumes into the vehicle. See "Engine Exhaust" in the Index. Radiator and Heater Hose Inspection Inspect the hoses...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    Drive Axle Service Check readfront axle fluid level and add as needed. Check constant...have your brakes inspected more often if your driving habits or conditions result in frequent braking. Transfer ...(All-Wheel Drive) Inspection Every 12 months or at oil change intervals, check front axle and transfer...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    .... Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 1052535 or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid). @ USAGE Engine Oil FLUIDLUBRICANT Engine oil with the..., silicate-free) antifreeze conforming to GM Specification 6277M. See "Engine Coolant" in the Index. TM TM Power Steering System Manual Transmission 7-53
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... GC-LB (GM Part No. 1051344 or equivalent). Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 1052271) or SAE 8OW-90 GL-5 Gear Lubricant. DEXRON@-111Autom&ic Transmission ... LB or GC-LB. Front Wheel Bearings Differential, Front and Rear Axle Transfer Case Constant Velocity Universal Joint 7-54...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... Pivot Points and Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning FLUID/LUBRICANT Lubriplate lubricant aerosol (GM Part No. 12346293 or equivalent) or lubricant meeting requirements of...GC-LB. Multi-purpose lubricant. Superlube@ (GM Part No. 1234624 1 or equivalent). USAGE Weatherstrip Squeaks ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the boxes provided after themaintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-57
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... 8 CustomerAssistanceInformation Here you will find out how to contact GMC Truck if you need assistance. ... Dispute Resolution Program e Reporting Safety Defects e Service and Owner Publications Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and GMC Truck. Normally. any concern you may...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... to promptly address any issue which may arise. GMC Truck has empowered its dealers to make decisions and ... cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the GMC Truck Consumer Relations Manager by calling 1-800-GMC-TRUCK ( 1-800-462-8782, Customer Assistance prompt.) In Canada, ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... who use Text Telephones (TTYs), GMC Truck has TTY equipment available at its Customer Assistance Center. Any TTY user can communicate with GMC Truck by dialing: 1-.... However, if you wish to write GMC Truck, write to: GMC Truck Customer Assistance 3 1 E. Judson Street 1607-04 ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... no charge within a 10-mile radius. Emergency Towing Service: Towing to the nearest GMC Truck dealer for warranty related disablements will be ... Assistance provides stranded owners with over-the-phone roadside repairs, location of the nearest GMC Truck dealer, or the following special services: ?-4
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    The Roadside Assistance services listed above are available to retail and retail lease customers operating 1996 GMC light duty trucks for a period of 36 months or 36,000 miles. All services must be pre-arranged by GMC Truck Roadside Assistance. Over-the-phone ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... repair up to five day maximum. 0 Courtesy Transportation GMC Truck Commitment Plus offers courtesy transportation for customers when obtaining warranty service. This ... urrmger-nents will be cdrninister-ed h y our GMC Truck dedersl?ip service umrwgrmerzt. All reqtests sho~....
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...Commitment Plus Courtesy Transportation Program is not part of the Bumper To Bumper Limited Warranty. GMC Truck reserves the right t o make any changes or discontinue... Vehicle Limited Warranty. To assist in resolving these disagreements, GMC Truck voluntarily participates in BBB AUTO LINE. ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... between you and GMC Truck. If this mediation is unsuccessful, an informal hearing will be scheduled where eligible customers may ... further information, contact the BBB at 1-800-955-5 100 or the GMC Truck Customer Assistance Center at 1 -800-GMC-TRUCK (1-800-462-8782). REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... certainly hope you'll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-GMC-TRUCK ( 1-800-462-8782) or write: GMC Truck Consumer Relations... Customer Assistance Center 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L 1 H 8P7 Service manuals, service bulletins, owner's manuals and other service literature are available ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    Service Manuals Service manuals contain diagnostic m d repair information for all chassis and ...perform "do-it-yourself' service. These are authentic General Motors service manuals meant for professional... Bulletins Service bulletins covering various subjects are regularly sent to all General Motors...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ......6-46 Alignment and Balance . Tire ...2-2 I 6-20 All-Wheel Drive ...Aluminum Wheels. Cleaning ...6-54 Antenna. Fixed ...3-......AutomaticOverdrive ...Automatic Transmission Check ...Fluid ...Operation ...Park Mechanism Check ...Shifting ...Starting Your Engine ...Axle Ft-ont ...Rear ... 2-58 3-5 2-18...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ...Front Seat Pasition ...1-39 Top Strap ...1-35 i Where Not to Put ...1-38 Where to Put ...1-35 .Cigarette Lighter ...'2-58 Circuit Breakers and Fuses ...6-59 Cleaner. Air ...6-13 Cleaning . Aluminum Whebls; ...6-54 Fabric ...6-49 Glass ...6-52 Inside of Your Vehicle ...6-49 InstrumentPanel ...6-51 ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... In Foreign Countries ... Electrical System ...6-58 Endgate ...2-7 2-9 Emergency Release ...Manual Release ...2-8 Rernote Release ...2-9 6-8 Engine ...Coolant Heater ...2-15 7-47 Coolant Level Check ...2-69 Coolant Temperature Gage ...Exhaust ...2-32...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...35 Fuel ...6-3 Filling Your Tank ...6-5 Foreign Countries ...6-4 Gage ...2-74 Fuses and Circuil Breakers ...6-59 Gages Engine Coolant Temperature ...2-69 Engine Oil Pressure ...2-72 Fuel ...2-74 2-49 Garage Door Opener ...6-5 GasCap ...GAWR ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... OnReminder ...Latches, Seatback ...4 ...1-5 Leaving YourVehicle ...2-4 Leaving Your Vehicle with the Engine Running ...2-29 Lighter ...2-58 I Lights Air Bag Readiness ...1-... Lamps Indicator ...2-73 1-7, 2-65 Safety Belt Reminder ...Service Engine Soon ...2-69 2-20, 2-73 Shift ......
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... Seat ...1-1 Manual Lumbar Support ...1-2 Manual Transmission . 6-17 Fluid ...Shifting ...2-19 Starting Your Engine ...2- 14 Methanol ... Odometer ...4-14 Off-Road Driving ...Off-RoadRecovery ...4-10 6-9 Oil. Engine ...Opener. Garage Door ...2-49 Ordering Owner and Service Publications ...8-9 Outside ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... of Safety Belts ...1-24 5-1 Problems on the Road ...8-9 Publications, Service and Owner ...Radiator, Adding Coolant ...5-17 Radiator Pressure ...25 Radio Reception ...3- 16 Radios ...3-5 Rain, Driving ...i ...4-31 Rear Axle ...6-19 Door Security Locks ...2-4 Safety Belt Comfort Guides ...1-29 Seat ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... Systems ...I-I Second Gear 2- 18 AutomaticTransmission ...Manual Transmission ...2- 19 Service and Appearance ... Work. Doing Your Own ...6-2 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-23 ...50 7-49 Starter Switch Check ...Starting Y O L I ~ Engine ...2-13 Steam ...5-11 4-8 Steering ...In Emergencies ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... CD Player ...3- 14 6-25 Thermostat ...Third Gear. Manual Transmission ...2-19 2-35 Ti-lt...20 Transfer Case ...Electronic ...1 ...2-24 2-22 Manual ...Transmission Fluid 6-14 Automatic ...6-17 Manual ...2-5 Transmitters, Keyless Entry ...8-6 Transportation,Courtesy ...4-36 Trip, Before Leaving ...Trip ...
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ...63 6-46 i Windows Express-Down ...2-34 2-34 LockoutSwitch ...2-33 Manual ...2-33 Power ...Swing-Out ...2-35 2-38 Windshield Washer ...i ... ...WindshieldWiper ...2-38 Blade Replacement ...6-38, 6-63 Fuses ...6-58 2-39 Rear ...Winter Driving ...4-39 6-58 Wiring, Headlamp ...WreckerTowing ...5-7 9-10
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy | Owner's Manual - Page 390
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1996 GMC Jimmy Manual