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  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Every 2001 Safari under warranty is backed with the following services: 1-800-GMC-8782 ( For vehicles purchased in Canada, call 1-800-268-6800 ) that provides in an emergency: Courtesy Transportation Trip Routing Free lockout assistance Free dead-battery assistance Free out-of-fuel ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    2001 GMC Safari Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number X2110 A First Edition © Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 All Rights Reserved i
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... Belts Air Bag System Restraint Systems for Children Features and Controls Section 2 Windows Keys and Door Locks Keyless Entry System (Option) Hatch Automatic Transmission All-Wheel Drive (Option) Parking Brake Tilt Wheel (If ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Steering Driving Tips for Various Road Conditions ... Towing Loading Your Vehicle Towing a Trailer Problems on the Road Section 5 Hazard Warning Flashers Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating Changing a Flat Tire If You'...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    Table of Contents (cont'd) Service and Appearance Care Section 6 Fuel Checking Fluids and Lubricants Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Brakes Bulb Replacement Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Tires and Wheels Appearance Care Electrical System/Fuses and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Warranty Information (See Warranty Manual) Reporting Safety Defects on page 8-10 Service Publications Index Section 9 In the Index ... it to quickly find something you want to read. Please refer to the last page of this manual for your Service Station Guide v
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    We support voluntary technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, GMC, the GMC Emblem and the name SAFARI are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. We reserve the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If you ... this, it will help you learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and words work together to explain things...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...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 in different words. You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle. They use the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... WASHER BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM FUSE TURN SIGNALS LIGHTER DOOR LOCK UNLOCK PARKING LAMPS WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER HORN BRAKE FASTEN SEAT BELTS HAZARD ... WINDOW DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER COOLANT FUEL ENGINE OIL PRESSURE VENTILATING FAN AIR BAG FOG ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Model Reference This manual covers these models: Cargo Van Passenger Van x
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... Tire Pressure See Section 5 Hood Release See Section 6 Battery See Section 6 Engine Oil Dipstick See Section 6 Fuel Door See Section 6 Fuel Use unleaded only. See Section 6 for octane ratings. Oil Viscosity Engine Oil See Section 6
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Position Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Right Front Passenger Position Air Bag System Rear Seat ...65 1-65 1-66 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Center Passenger ... Safety Belt Extender Checking Your Restraint Systems Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash 1- 1-1...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... forward or rearward using the lever located on the front of the seat. Manual Front Seats CAUTION: You can ... control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. ... and try to move the seat with your body, to make sure that the seat is locked into place. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Manual Lumbar Support (If Equipped) Power Seat (If Equipped) If you have this...bucket seats. Turn the knob toward the front of the vehicle to increase lumbar support. Turn the knob toward the rear of the vehicle to decrease lumbar support. To raise or lower the front of the seat, raise or lower the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...a lever located on the inside of the seat to adjust the seatback. You can adjust the seatback by lifting the lever and leaning back. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you want it. Pull up on the lever, lean forward and the seat will go to an upright position. But don't have a seatback ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job because it won't be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In a crash the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... released, push the seatback toward the front of the vehicle until it locks into place. To raise... the upright position. Make sure the seatback is locked when it is back in the upright position. CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...seats can be adjusted forward or rearward using the lever at the front of the seat. Move the seat adjustment lever located ... seat with your body, to make sure the seat is locked into place. You may have rear ... seat with your body, to make sure the seat is locked into place. The center bench seat has...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... the center console, press the button located between the beverage holders. Sit in the center seating position only when the console is in an upright and locked position. For details about headrests, see "Head Restraints" in this section. To adjust your seatback, pull up on the lever located on...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...the safety belt. 2. If you have a safety belt guide on your seat, pull the safety belt all the way out through the guide. 3. To store the safety belt while the second row bench seat... the seatback latch on the right rear of the seat. Push the seatback down until it locks into place. 1-9
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    5. Lift up on the left and the right seat release levers at the same time. The latches are near the floor on the rear legs of the seat. 6. Lift up on the rear of the seat to remove the seat assembly from the rear latch pins. Then, pull back and lift the seat out of the vehicle. Your seat release ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Replacing the Rear Seats 1. Lower the seat into position. Make sure the front retainers are ... latch the rear retainers. Make sure the seat is locked in by pulling up and down on the seat. ... stop. People in the vehicle could be injured. Be sure to lock the seat into place properly when installing it....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...Move the seatback into the upright position. Make sure the seatback is locked when it is back in the upright position. If you are replacing the center seat, connect the right... the seat cushion. If you have a safety belt guide on your seat, pull the belt through the guide before...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    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 do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system. CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride in...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... hurt or killed. After more than 30 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter ...a lot! Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-14
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-15
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... or the instrument panel ... 1-16
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called “Children.” Follow those rules for everyoneମ.a lap-shoulder belt. Here’s how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see “Seats” in ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. 1-19
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...desired position. You can move the adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After you move the adjuster to where you want it, try to move it down without pushing in to make sure it has locked into position. Adjust the height so that the shoulder portion of the belt is...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too 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 ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... push the button on the buckle. The belt 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. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...don't replace them. Air bags are designed to work only in moderate to severe crashes where the front ...see "Driver Position" earlier in this section. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same ... the way, you will engage the child restraint locking feature. If this happens, just let ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    .... Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children." CAUTION: Anyone who is up against, or very close to, any air bag when it.... The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    How the Air Bag System Works The right front passenger's air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. Where are the air bags? The driver's air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-29
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...€™t put anything between an occupant and an air bag, and don’t attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other air bag covering. An ...14 to 26 km/h). The threshold level can vary, however, with specific vehicle design, so that it can be somewhat above or below ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    .... Some components of the air bag module -- the steering wheel hub for the driver's air bag, or the instrument panel for the right front passenger's bag -- will be ... out of the vehicle after an air bag inflates, then get fresh air by opening a window or door. 1-31
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... won't be there to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. D Let only qualified technicians work on your ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... someone is working on your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. To purchase a service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Adding Equipment to Your Air...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    Rear Seat Passengers It's very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics show that unbelted people in the rear seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who aren't safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Lap-Shoulder Belt These positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here's how to wear one properly. 3. If the belt stops before it reaches the buckle, tilt the latch plate and keep pulling until you can buckle it. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. 1-36
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. 1-37
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... may have rear shoulder belt comfort guides. This feature will provide added safety belt ... adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck ... and use the safety belt: 1. Remove the guide from its storage clip on the side of the seatback. 1-38
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... under and past the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    .... Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out from the guides. Slide the guide onto the storage clip. If your vehicle has rear bench seats, someone...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... the belt. To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the same 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 on ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... and in every Canadian province says children up to some age must be restrained while in a vehicle. Infants and Young Children (Except Cargo Vans) Every time infants and young children ride in vehicles, they should have the protection provided by the appropriate restraint. Young children should not...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    CAUTION: (Continued) For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 kg) force on a person's arms. A baby should be secured in an appropriate restraint. CAUTION: Children who are up against, or very close to, any air bag when it ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... into consideration not only the child's weight, height and age but also ... standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations ...: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Infants and Young Children (Cargo Vans) CAUTION: The body structure of a young child is quite unlike that of an adult or older child, for whom the safety belts are designed. A young child's hip bones are still so small that vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    CAUTION: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because a newborn infant's neck... the restraint, so the crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always should be secured...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Restraint Systems for Children An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a replacement copy from the manufacturer. Where to Put the Restraint (Except Cargo Vans) Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... to Put the Restraint (Cargo Vans) CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously injured or killed if the right front passenger's air bag inflates. This is because the ...may secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat, but before you do, always...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...has a top strap, it should be anchored. If your vehicle is a cargo van, the anchoring point for a top strap is located at the rear of the seat cushion on the right front passenger's seat spacer bar. Anchor the top strap through the two slots. Cargo Van Models 1-52
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    If your vehicle is a passenger van with rear seats, it is recommended that you secure a child restraint with a top strap only in the ...you have adjustable head restraints, raise the head restraint and route the top strap under it. Passenger Van Bucket Seats Passenger Van Bench Seat (Second row) 1-53
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions say. Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat ...€™ll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Tilt the latch plate to adjust the belt if needed. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint. 3. 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. 1-55
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    4. To tighten the belt, pull up on the shoulder belt while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 5. Push and pull the child restraint in ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... (Bench Seat) You'll be using the lap belt. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. 1. Make the belt...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    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. To tighten the belt, pull its free end while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... inflating air bag. If your vehicle is a passenger van, always secure a rear-facing child restraint in a rear seat. If your vehicle is a cargo van, do not use a rear-facing child restraint... the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. Your vehicle has a front passenger air bag....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint. 4. Buckle the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    5. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, feed the lap belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 7. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Older Children Q: A: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the hips, just ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    CAUTION: Never do this. Here two children are wearing the same belt. The belt can't properly spread the impact forces. In a crash, the two children can be crushed together and seriously injured. A belt must be used by only one person at a time. Q: A: What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears the belt in this way, in a crash the child might slide under the belt. The belt's force would then be applied right on the child's abdomen. That ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... are working properly. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that might keep a safety belt system from doing its... look for any opened or broken air bag covers, and have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.) 1-65
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... you ever see a label on the driver's or the right front passenger's safety belt that says to replace the belt, be sure to do ... to have safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be ..., you'll need to replace air bag system parts. See the part on the air bag system ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... 2-20 2-21 2-23 2-24 2-27 2-28 2-31 2-31 Windows Keys Front Doors Rear Doors Door Locks Keyless Entry System (Option) Sliding Door Hatch Theft PasslockR New ... Positions Starting Your Engine Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped) Automatic Transmission Operation Parking Brake Shifting Into PARK...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. Manual Windows To open your manual windows, turn the hand crank on each door to raise or lower your side door windows. 2-2
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    .... Lightly tap the switch to open the window slightly. If you have power windows, the controls are located on each of the front doors. The driver's door also has a switch for the front passenger window. Your power windows will not work unless the ignition is in ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Keys CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-4
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... has one double-sided key for the ignition and door locks. It will fit with either side up. The ... can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle if you ever lock your keys ... extra keys. When a new vehicle is delivered, the dealer provides the owner with a pair of identical keys and a bar-coded ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Front Doors To open a front door from the outside, grasp the handle and pull the door open. To open a front door from the inside, pull the lever toward you and push... only be opened from the outside. Open the passenger's side rear door first. Grasp the handle and pull the door open...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    To open the driver's side rear door, pull on the latch release handle located on the inside of the door. ... closed. The rear doors have a check assembly to keep the doors from opening beyond 90 degrees. Do this on each door. Replace the check assemblies on the mounting brackets before closing the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    Door Locks CAUTION: Unlocked doors can be dangerous. D Passengers -- especially children -- can easily open the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. When a door is locked, the handle won't open it. You increase the chance of being thrown out of ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...which enables you to program your power door locks. Your vehicle left the factory ... is removed from the ignition. The following instructions detail how to program your door locks. To enter the program .... See "Hatch Release" in the Index. When a door is locked, the inside door handle will not open ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...the automatic door locks. Select one of the following four programming options and follow the instructions. You... side three times. lock side of the power lock switch on the door panel twice. This turns off ...€™s door unlocks: Press the lock side of the power lock switch on the door panel once and then...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... vehicle has this feature, you can lock and unlock your doors from about 3 feet (1 m) up to 30 feet (9 m) away using the remote keyless .... transmitter resynchronization is necessary. See the instructions that follow. qualified technician for service. D Check the location. Other vehicles or ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... the rear hatch or cargo doors, the parking lamps will flash and the interior lights will go on. If the engine is running, the... within five seconds, all doors will unlock, the parking lamps will flash and the interior lights will go on. LOCK: Press LOCK to lock all the doors. Press LOCK again within ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... vehicle before the transmitter works, it's probably time to change the battery. To replace the battery, do the following: NOTICE: When replacing the ...to separate the bottom of the transmitter from the top. 2. Remove the battery and replace it with a new one, making sure the positive (+) side of ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... hold the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons on the transmitter for eight seconds. The door locks should cycle to confirm synchronization. If the locks do not cycle, see your dealer for service. Sliding Door To open the sliding side door, pull the handle toward the back and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...€™s sliding side door is equipped with a security door lock located at the front of the sliding door. This feature prevents passengers from opening the ... front of the door. The other label is at the front of the sliding door, near the security door lock. Canceling the Sliding Door Security Lock To ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut, be sure to hold it open until everyone is clear of the door, and only then allow it to slowly close. 2-16
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...your key to unlock the hatch and all of the other doors from the outside. Insert the key into the hatch release... can be opened or closed without a key if the door lock system is unlocked. To open the hatch, unlock it, then press the button and lift the handle located in the center of the door. 2-17
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... the key in the hatch release button and turn it clockwise. All doors will lock. Parking at Night Park in a lighted spot, close all windows and ... take it with you. Always do this. Your steering wheel will be locked, and so will your ignition and transmission. Also remember to lock the doors. 2-18
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... is a passive theft-deterrent system. Passlock enables fuel if the ignition lock cylinder is turned with a valid key. If a correct key is not used or the ignition lock cylinder is tampered with, fuel is disabled. During normal operation, the SECURITY light will go off approximately five seconds ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... from starting your vehicle. LOCK (B): This position locks your ignition, steering wheel and transmission shift lever in PARK (P). It's a theft-deterrent feature. ... key and turn it toward you. Your steering wheel will remain locked, just as it was before you inserted the key. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...of this works, then your vehicle needs service. Starting Your Engine Move your shift lever to ... moving. If you do, you could damage the transmission. Shift to PARK (P) only when your vehicle is stopped... to OFF, these features will continue to work for up to 20 minutes or until a door is opened. 2-21
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If you don't, your engine might not perform properly. Fuel Regulator You have a fuel regulator that shuts the fuel off when the engine reaches 5,600 rpm. 2-22
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... weather, 0_F (-18_C) or colder, the engine coolant heater can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, the coolant heater should be plugged in a minimum of four hours prior to starting your vehicle. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    Automatic Transmission Operation There are several different positions for your shift lever. CAUTION: It is dangerous ..., see "Towing a Trailer" in the Index. PARK (P): This position locks your rear wheels. It's the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle can't ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You have to fully apply...the Index. NOTICE: Damage to your transmission caused by shifting out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) with the engine racing isn't covered by ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...however it offers more power and lower fuel economy than DRIVE (D). You should ...gives you more power but lower fuel economy. You can use SECOND ...use your brakes off and on. If you manually select SECOND (2), the transmission will drive ... even more power (but lower fuel economy) than SECOND (2). You can...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... your right foot. Push down the parking brake pedal with your left foot. If the ..., press in the switch. The TOW/HAUL light on the instrument panel cluster will come on. To go back to normal operation, press the switch again. The indicator light on the instrument panel cluster will go out. See "Tow/...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    .... You may have to replace them, and you could also damage other parts of your vehicle. If you are towing a trailer ... if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    1. Hold the brake pedal down with your right foot and set the parking brake. 2. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) like this: D Move the lever up as far as it will go. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can remove the key from your...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running Torque Lock If you are parking on a hill and you don't shift your transmission into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in the transmission. You may find it difficult to ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    Shifting Out of PARK (P) Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You have to fully apply your regular brake before you can ... this: 1. Turn the key to OFF. 2. Apply and hold the brake until the end of Step 4. 3. Shift to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ..., here are some things to know. CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could ... your vehicle. See the earlier Caution under "Engine Exhaust." Also, idling in a closed-in place ... can come in easily. NEVER park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in place can ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... vehicle can roll. Don't leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you've...re pulling a trailer, see "Towing a Trailer" in the Index. Locking Rear Axle (If Equipped) If your ... axle most of the time, but when one of the rear wheels has no traction and the other does, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...-wheel drive, but there is no separate lever or switch to engage or disengage the front ... conditions. This is normal and is an indication that the all-wheel drive system is functioning properly. A tilt... to a comfortable level, then release the lever to lock the wheel in place. Horn To sound the horn...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...signal a turn, move the lever all the way up or down. When the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. The lever on the driver's side of the steering column includes the following: D D...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...turn signal bulb is burned out. Check the front and rear turn signal lamps ...release it. When the high beams are on, this indicator light on the instrument panel cluster also will be on. Flash-to-Pass This feature ... high-beam headlamps to signal a driver in front of you that you want to pass. It works...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Windshield Wipers You control the windshield wipers by turning the band with the wiper symbol on it. Be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper blades before using them. If they're frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen or thaw them. If your blades do become worn or damaged, get new blades...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... window washer/wiper using a switch located on the instrument panel, next to the audio system. The rear window washer uses the same fluid bottle as the front windshield washer. If the fluid level is ... changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose control....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... set your cruise control 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 ... R/A, the vehicle will keep going faster until you release the switch or apply the brake. So unless you want to go faster, don't hold the switch at...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... your speed. When going downhill, you may have to brake or shift to a lower gear to keep your speed ... cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and don't use cruise control on ... in very small amounts, press the D Step lightly on the brake pedal. D Move the cruise switch to OFF. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...D D D D Parking Lamps Sidemarker Lamps Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Turn the knob clockwise to the master lighting symbol to turn on all ... your lamps and put the system in auto headlamp mode. The lamp control is located on the driver's side of the instrument panel. 2-41
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... need it. Lamps On Reminder A reminder tone will sound when your headlamps or parking lamps are manually turned on and your ignition is in OFF, LOCK or ACCESSORY. To disable the tone, turn the thumbwheel all the way down. In the automatic mode...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...D D D D D The ignition is on, the headlamp switch is in automatic headlamp mode, the automatic transmission is not in PARK (P), the light sensor determines it is daytime and the parking brake is released. D Turn the ignition to RUN. D Press ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... to adjust the instrument panel lights. To turn on the dome lamps (with the vehicle doors closed), move ... The dome lamps will come on when you open a door. You can also turn the dome... OVERRIDE button is in the "out" position. When all the doors are closed, the lamps will stay on for a short period...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...away from you) for day driving. Pull the tab back (toward you) for night driving. Outside Manual Adjust Mirror Adjust your outside mirrors so you can see a little of the side ... out, the adjustment will be maintained. D Shut off all lamps and close all doors, or D turn the ignition key to RUN. 2-45
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Power Remote Control Mirror (If Equipped) Convex Outside Mirror Your passenger's side mirror is convex. A convex mirror's surface is curved so you can see more from the driver's seat. CAUTION: A convex mirror can make things (like other vehicles) look farther away than they really are. If ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Storage Compartments Your front storage compartment/glove box is at the center of the engine cover. To open the compartment, press ... sliding tray storage compartment, it is under the front passenger's seat. To open the compartment, move the latch in the top handle and pull the tray forward. 2-47
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    If you have rear storage compartments, pull up on the lid to open the cover. There is also a map/storage pocket on the passenger's side of the engine cover console. 2-48
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... Press the button near each lamp to turn the reading lamps on and off. The overhead console includes reading lamps, a compartment for a garage door opener, a trip computer, a temperature and compass display, and a storage compartment for sunglasses. The reading lamps, trip computer and temperature ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... Door Opener If you have a garage door opener, the front overhead compartment can be used to conveniently store the opener. 1. To install the garage door opener, ... the button. 3. Press it firmly to the back of your garage door opener, as close to the center of the opener as possible. 2-...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... press the button again to make sure the garage door opener operates properly. Your vehicle may..., see "HomeLinkR Transmitter" in the Index. With the garage door opener positioned properly and the right ... to operate the opener. Adjust the position of the garage door opener and add or remove pegs ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... taken. The compass is self-calibrating, so it does not need to be manually set. However, if "C" (Calibration) is displayed, the compass... enough to cause false compass readings. If this happens, follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location: This system displays the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...the following TRIP functions: D AVG ECON: The average fuel economy since the last reset is displayed. D... distance that can be travelled with the remaining fuel in the tank, based on the fuel economy for the last few hours of... Reset can only be performed in the AVG ECON, FUEL USED and AVG SPEED modes. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...D After moving the crossrails, be sure to tighten all the D For the purpose of wind noise reduction, locate the front and rear crossrails in line with the two center supports. Convenience Net (Option) You may have a convenience net in the rear of your ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...rails and fasten it securely to the luggage carrier. Put the main weight as far forward as you can. Don't exceed the maximum vehicle capacity when loading ... Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter The cigarette lighter is on the left of the engine cover console. To use the lighter, press it in...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... equipment on for extended periods will drain your battery. The front ashtray is located above the passenger's side front cupholder. To remove the front ashtray, open it and gently pull it slightly past its stop. To remove the ashtray on the sliding door, open it, then press down on the inside ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... up the outlet cover to remove it and follow the proper installation instructions that are included with any electrical equipment that you install. Two ... device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. 2-57...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...Do not use the HomeLink Transmitter with any garage door opener that does not have the "stop and reverse" feature. This includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, ... and objects are clear of the garage door you are programming. Your vehicle's engine should be turned off ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... Transmitter may not work with older garage door openers that do not meet current ... after repeated attempts, refer to "Training a Garage Door Opener with Rolling Codes" later in this section ... and reprogram the HomeLink Transmitter. Canadian Owners: During programming, the hand-held transmitter ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...HomeLink Transmitter. Refer to your garage door opener owner's manual for the proper transmitter training ... button, refer to your garage door opener owner's manual. Because of the steps involved,... the transmitter. 2. Press the training button on the garage door opener motor head unit. An indicator...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    .... You may either use the HomeLink Transmitter or the hand-held transmitter to open the garage door. If after following these instructions, you still have problems training the garage door opener, call the manufacturer of the unit at 1-800-355-3515...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    The Instrument Panel - Your Information System 2-62
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... B. Instrument Panel Cluster Intensity Control C. Multifunction Lever D. Hazard Warning Flasher Button E. Transmission Shift Lever F. Ignition Switch G. Rear Defogger ... N. Hood Release O. Cigarette Lighter P. Audio System Q. Front Storage Compartment R. Cupholders/Storage Tray S. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    Instrument Panel Cluster United States cluster shown -- Canada cluster similar Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, about how much fuel remains, and many other things you'll need to know to...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ..., and a label must be put on the driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new .... Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As you ..., or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    .... Air Bag Readiness Light There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows AIR BAG or the air bag symbol. The system checks the... system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag sensor, the air bag modules, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. Charging System Indicator Light ... on while you are driving, you may have a problem with the electrical charging system. It could indicate that ... injury to yourself or others, have your vehicle serviced right away if the air bag readiness ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... in either warning zone indicate a possible problem in the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Brake System Warning Light When ... comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away. When the engine is running, the...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...the vehicle towed for service. See "Towing Your Vehicle" in the Index. Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light With the anti-lock brake system, this light will come on when you start your engine and may ...is also on, you don't have anti-lock brakes and there's a problem with your regular brakes....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...engine is too hot! Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States ...vehicle is equipped with a computer which monitors operation of the fuel, ignition and emission control systems.... ENGINE light comes on and a chime will sound to indicate that there is a problem and service...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., your emission controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not be as good and your engine may not run as ... system NOTICE: Modifications made to the engine, transmission, exhaust, intake or fuel system of your vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... the Index. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or ... fuel. See "Fuel" in the Index. Poor fuel quality will cause your engine not to run as efficiently as ... you experience one or more of these conditions, change the fuel brand you use. It will require at least one ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...order to help your vehicle pass an inspection: Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working properly. ...of OBD system readiness, see your dealer or qualified service center to prepare the vehicle for inspection. 2-73
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Canadian vehicles indicate pressure in kPa (kilopascals). Oil... may be caused by a dangerously low oil level or other problems causing low oil pressure. NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... light will come on briefly when you turn the key to START. Service AWD Light (If Equipped) This light should come on ... should see your GM dealer. The SERVICE AWD light comes on to indicate that there may be a problem with the drive system and service is required. Malfunctions can be indicated by ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Tow/Haul Light This light should come on when the tow/haul mode has been selected. Check Gages Light This light will come on briefly when you are starting the engine. For more information, see "Tow/Haul Mode" in the Index. If the light comes on and stays on while you are driving, check your ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Fuel Gage Here are things some owners ask about. None of these indicate a problem with your fuel gage: D At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads full. D The fuel tank will take either a little more or a little less fuel to fill up than the gage shows. speed...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems In this section, you'll find out how to operate the comfort control and audio systems offered with your vehicle. Be sure to read about the particular systems supplied with your vehicle. 3-2 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-5 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-7 3-8 3-8 Comfort Controls ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Comfort Controls This section tells you how to make your air system work for you. Your comfort control system uses ozone-friendly refrigerant. With these systems, you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation in your vehicle. Your vehicle also has a flow-through ventilation system described ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... comes out at the vents on your instrument panel. The air conditioning compressor will not run... from the defroster vents under the windshield and at the front side windows. BLEND: With this setting, the heated..., with some going to the floor vents and front side windows. The air conditioning compressor...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...air comes out at the vents on your instrument panel. BI-LEVEL: With this setting, the heated outside ...out from the defroster vents under the windshield and at the front side windows. BLEND: With this setting, the heated ..., with some going to the floor vents and front side windows. Rear Heating System...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...your vehicle has rear air conditioning, setting it on LOW may enhance the front A/C performance by allowing trapped refrigerant in the rear lines to circulate. ...BLEND is on, you may notice a slight increase or decrease in engine speed, due to compressor operation. This is normal because the system is...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... you keep your windows closed while using it. If you use the optional engine coolant heater before starting your engine, your heating system will... warmer air faster to heat the passenger compartment in cold weather. See "Engine Coolant Heater" in the Index. For best results, clear the window of ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... your vehicle. Air will flow through the instrument panel vents. Your vehicle's flow-through ... side windows closed, air will flow into the front air inlet grilles at the base of the windshield,...vents near the center and on the sides of the instrument panel that allow you to adjust the direction and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... you're getting the most out of the advanced engineering that went into it. Setting the Clock for Systems with ... hour appears on the display. D Keep the hood and front air inlet free of ice, snow or ... circulate throughout your vehicle. D Keep the air path under the front seats clear of objects. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    AM-FM Stereo RECALL: Display the time with the ignition off by pressing the recall knob. When the radio is playing, press this knob to recall the station frequency. Finding a Station AM-FM: Press the lower knob to switch between AM and FM. The display shows your selection. TUNE: Turn the lower ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...control behind the upper knob to move the sound to the left or right speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. FADE: Turn the control behind the lower knob to move the sound to the front or rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. 3-10
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped) Set the volume at the desired level. Turn the control ring behind the upper knob clockwise to adjust the SCV. Then, as you drive, SCV automatically increases the volume, as necessary, to overcome noise at any particular...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... pushbuttons. Press P.SCAN again or one of the pushbuttons to stop scanning to listen to a specific stored station. P.SCAN will light up on the display while in...of CLASSIC, NEWS, ROCK, POP, C/W (Country/Western) or JAZZ. To return to the manual mode, press and release this button until the AUTO TONE ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... the speakers. FADE: Press lightly on this knob to release it from its stored position. Turn the control clockwise to adjust the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise for the rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. Push these knobs back into their ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... AM-FM: While in the CD mode, press this button to stop playing the CD and play the radio. The CD symbol will still display but the word CD will be replaced with either AM, FM1 or FM2. (If the radio is turned off, the disc stays in the player and will resume playing at the point where it stopped.) ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... can only control the music sources that the front seat passengers are not listening to. For example,... while the driver listens to the radio through the front speakers. The rear seat passengers have ... of the volume for each set of headphones. Be aware that the front seat audio controls always override...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...The SEEK button is inactive if the CD mode on the front radio is in use. SCAN: Press and hold ...The SCAN function is inactive if the AM-FM mode on the front radio is in use. P.SET PROG: The front passengers must be listening to something different for this function to work: Remote Compact Disc Player...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    A disc that has been ejected but is still sitting in the remote CD player will be pulled back into the player after approximately 30 seconds. This protects the disc and player from damage. The disc will not start playing. To remove the disc, press the EJECT button and remove the disc from the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... protected by the feature. If THEFTLOCK is activated, your radio will not operate if stolen. When THEFTLOCK is activated, the radio will display LOC to indicate a locked condition anytime battery power has been interrupted. If your battery loses power for any reason, you must unlock the radio with ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Activating the Theft-Deterrent Feature The instructions which follow explain how to enter your secret code to activate the THEFTLOCK system. It is recommended that you read through all nine steps before starting the procedure. If you allow more than 15 seconds to elapse between any steps, the radio ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss Enter your secret code as follows; pause no more than 15 seconds between steps: 1. Turn the ignition on. LOC will appear on the display. 2. Press MN and 000 will appear on the display. 3. Press MN again to make the last two digits agree with ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... what you want. If you can, it's very important to do it properly. Added sound equipment may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, Delphi Delco Electronics radio or other systems, and even damage them. Your vehicle's systems may interfere with the operation of sound equipment ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Care of Your Compact Discs Handle discs carefully. Store them in their original cases or .... Be sure never to touch the side without writing when handling discs. Pick up discs by grasping the ... is badly bent, as it might be by vandals, you should replace it. Check every once in a while to be sure the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...We've also included many other useful tips on driving. 4-2 4-3 4-6 4-6 4-9 4-11 4-12 4-13 4-14 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Driving at Night Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads 4-19 4-20 4-21 4-22 4-22 4-24 4-27...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...the best defensive driving maneuver, in both city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate on the driving task. Anything that distracts from the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is ... Coordination Vision Attentiveness. D The amount of alcohol consumed D The drinker's body weight D The amount of food that is consumed before and during drinking ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    Since alcohol is carried in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has the same number of drinks. The law in many U.S. states sets the legal limit at a BAC of 0.10 percent. In a growing number of U.S. states, and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden action, as when a child darts into the street? A person ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... vehicle go where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the steering and the accelerator. All three systems... time. First, you have to decide to push on the brake pedal. That's perception time. Then ...wet, dry, icy); tire tread; the condition of your brakes; the weight of the vehicle and the amount ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... skid. When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake system will check itself. You may... motor or clicking noise while this test is going on. This is normal. United States Canada If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... on the brakes and continue braking. Here's what happens with ABS. A computer senses that wheels are slowing down. If one ... about to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each front wheel and at both rear wheels. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...brakes. Using Anti-Lock Don't pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let anti-lock work for you. You may feel... for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there's no traction.... You can lose control. Braking in Emergencies With anti-lock, you can steer...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... approach a curve, do it before you enter the curve, while your front wheels are straight ahead. Try to adjust your speed so you can "... a child darts out from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking -- if you can stop in time. But sometimes you ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can turn it... pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for just the right moment, accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway is a potentially ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... correspond to your vehicle's three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels aren't rolling. In the steering or cornering skid,... the acceleration skid, too much throttle causes the driving wheels to spin. A cornering skid and an acceleration skid are best handled by easing your foot off ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear)....have any doubt. Remember: Any anti-lock brake system (ABS) helps avoid... is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-14...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... can also affect your night vision. For example, if you spend the day in bright sunshine you are wise to wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you're driving, don't wear sunglasses at night. They may cut down on glare from headlamps, but they also make a ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...in Rain and on Wet Roads Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can't stop, accelerate or turn as well because ... in good shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of streaking or missing ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    .... After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Hydroplaning ... puddles or even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can't, try to slow...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... If you drive too quickly through deep puddles or standing water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle. If you can't avoid deep puddles or standing water, drive through...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... map and plan your trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country ...ll save time and energy. See the next part, "Freeway Driving." D Treat a green light as ... may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    Freeway Driving The most important advice on freeway driving 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 freeway as a passing lane. At the entrance...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... reservoir full? Are all windows clean inside and outside? D Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? D Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels?.... Is your vehicle ready for a long trip? If you keep it serviced and maintained, it's ready to go. If it needs ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...highway hypnosis"? Or is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel? Call it highway hypnosis, lack of awareness..., along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle..., pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard on mountain roads....could crash. Shift down to let your engine assist your brakes on a steep downhill slope. D...The lower gears help cool your engine and transmission, and you can climb the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    Winter Driving Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small shovel, a flashlight, a red cloth and reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include a small bag of sand, a ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more. Your anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle's stability .... Even though you have an anti-lock braking system, you'll want... wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... should probably stay with your vehicle unless you know for sure that you are near help and you can hike through the snow. Here are some things to do to summon help and keep yourself and your passengers safe: D Turn on your hazard flashers. 4-26 You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful.
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you run the engine, make it go a little faster ... idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps the... cold. But do it as little as possible. Preserve the fuel as long as you can. To help keep warm...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... and the inflation pressures needed to obtain the gross weight capacity of your vehicle. This is called the Gross ... Rating (GVWR). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, cargo and tongue .../Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called the...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... the GVWR, or either the maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it ...get added durability might not change your weight ratings. Ask your dealer to help you ...the cargo area of your vehicle. Try to spread the weight evenly. D Never stack heavier things, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... Payload Capacity is shown on the Certification/Tire label. This is the maximum load capacity that your vehicle can carry. Be sure to include the weight of the people inside as part of your load. If you added any accessories or equipment after your ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... heavier trailers. But trailering is different than just driving your vehicle by itself. Trailering means changes in handling, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering takes correct equipment, and it has to be used properly. That's...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... points: Three important considerations have to do with weight: D There are many different laws, including speed ... and the weight on your vehicle's tires. Tow/Haul Mode The Tow/Haul Mode is a feature that... heat buildup and extend the life of your transmission. See "Tow/Haul Mode" in the Index....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...Mode instead of the previous recommendation to shift to THIRD (3) gear to improve fuel economy at highway speeds and shift performance at lower speeds....to the vehicle, but you may experience reduced fuel economy and undesirable performance from the engine and transmission. The Tow/Haul Mode should be...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... and it has all the required trailering equipment. The weight of additional optional equipment, passengers and ... load to the GVW because your vehicle will be carrying that weight, too. See "Loading Your Vehicle" ... your vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you're using a weight-carrying hitch, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... on the Certification label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see "Tire Loading" in the Index. Then ... the GVW limit for your vehicle, including the weight of the trailer tongue. D Will you have to make ... kg), be sure to use a properly mounted, weight-distributing hitch and sway control ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be able to ... CO. It can cause unconsciousness or death. See "Engine Exhaust" in the Index. To maximize your safety when... finally break off. Use steel brake tubing. D Will the trailer parts take 3,000 psi (...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...Before setting out for the open road, you'll want to get to know your rig. Acquaint yourself with the feel 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...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...signs similar to engine overheating. To avoid this, let the engine run while parked (preferably on level ground) with the automatic transmission in PARK (P) for a few minutes before turning the engine off. If you do get the overheat warning, see "Engine ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... under the trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release the regular brakes until the chocks ... in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, axle lubricant..., cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... stored on the passenger's side of the vehicle near the rear wheel well. This harness has a 30 amp ... routed out of your vehicle between the rear door and the floor, with enough of the harness left on... harness is located near the passenger's side rear wheel well. It consists of six wires that may ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... the Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-3 5-3 5-7 5-7 5-10 Hazard Warning Flashers ... Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating Cooling System 5-18 5-18 5-19 5-32 5-33 Engine Fan Noise If a Tire Goes Flat Changing a Flat ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...of the steering column. Press the button down to make your front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and ... work. They also won't flash while you're braking. Your hazard warning flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... in your vehicle has a built-in hydrometer. Do not charge, test or jump start the battery if the hydrometer looks clear or light yellow. Replace the battery when there is a clear or light yellow hydrometer and a cranking complaint. Trying to start your vehicle by pushing or pulling it won't work, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... of the vehicles rolling, set the parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) and a manual transmission in NEUTRAL. 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 5. Check that the jumper cables don’t ... (+) and negative (-) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part, or to a negative (-) jump starting stud. Donମ.
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... not go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part, or negative (-) jump starting stud located near the battery. The...won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service. Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part, or Negative (-) Jump Starting Stud B....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... black negative (-) cable from the heavy, unpainted metal engine part on the vehicle that had the dead battery....Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your ...Overheating You will find an engine coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument panel. See ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...you just open the hood. Stay away from the engine if you see or hear steam.... If you keep driving when your engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch fire... could be badly burned. Stop your engine if it overheats, and get out... is cool. NOTICE: If your engine catches fire because you keep driving...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...Your Engine If you get an engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too... a traffic jam, shift to NEUTRAL (N); otherwise, shift to the highest gear while driving -- DRIVE (D) for automatic transmissions. 5-9
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... lift the hood, here's what you'll see: When the engine is cold, the coolant level should be at the ADD mark... radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Cooling Fan If the coolant inside ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    CAUTION: Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Don't touch them. If you do, you can be ... doubled by pushing the accelerator pedal down. If it doesn't, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. NOTICE: Engine damage from running your engine ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't at ... of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOLR engine coolant at the coolant recovery tank. See "Engine ... can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...: 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 coolant on a hot engine. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at the ADD mark, start your ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    CAUTION: Steam and scalding liquids from a hot cooling system can blow out and burn you badly. They are under pressure, and if you turn the radiator pressure cap -- even a little -- they can come out at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a hiss, wait for that to stop. A hiss means there is still some pressure left. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. 5-15
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    3. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-COOLR coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for more information about the proper coolant mixture. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the ADD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan. 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck... filler neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...more air to cool the engine. In most everyday driving conditions, the clutch is not fully engaged. This improves fuel economy and reduces fan noise. Under heavy ... pedal and grip the steering wheel firmly. Steer to maintain lane position, and then gently brake to a stop...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). 3. Turn off the engine. 4. Put the wheel blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That would ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...you'll need is stored by your vehicle's rear doors, along the passenger's side wall. Remove the ...to release the tabs securing the top of the cover. Remove the wheel blocks by turning the top nut counterclockwise. Remove the nut and washer, then pull the wheel blocks off the bolt. Push down on ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    The ratchet has an UP side. It also has a DOWN side. Your compact spare tire is stored underneath the rear of your vehicle. You will use the ratchet and extension to lower the spare tire. Attach the ratchet, with the DOWN side facing you, to the extension. The extension has a socket end and a ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    Put the flat end of the extension on an angle through the hole in the rear door frame, above the bumper. Be sure the flat end connects into the hoist ... lowered, tilt the retainer plate at the end of the cable and pull it through the wheel opening. Pull the tire out from under the vehicle. NOTICE: ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    The tools you'll be using include the jack (A), wheel blocks (B), extension (C) and ratchet (D). Styled Steel Wheel...the DOWN side faces you. To remove the hub cap from the aluminum wheel without plastic nut caps,...Wheel Covers You will have to take off hub caps or wheel nut caps to reach your wheel ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...the Spare Tire 2. With the DOWN side facing you, use the ratchet and socket to loosen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 1. Before you start, block the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. Then put your compact ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    4. Attach the ratchet to the extension with the UP side facing you. 5. Turn the ratchet clockwise. That will raise the jack lift head a little. 6. Position the jack under the vehicle. 5-25
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    Front Position A. Front Jack Location B. Jack C. Ratchet and Extension B. Jack Rear Position A. Rear Jack Location C. Ratchet and Extension 5-26
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...the jack, you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. CAUTION: Raising your vehicle with the jack improperly positioned can... there is enough room for the compact spare tire to fit. 8. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 5-27
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. If a nut can't... as soon as possible. CAUTION: Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make ..., remove any rust or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    13. Tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. Turn the ratchet clockwise with the UP mark facing you. 12. Lower the vehicle by turning the ratchet counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 5-29
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... to an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new ...ft (140 N·m). NOTICE: Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to brake pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the proper sequence and to ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...end of the extension on an angle through the hole in the rear door frame, above the bumper. Keep turning ... the underside of the vehicle. Continue turning the ratchet/wheel wrench until the tire is secure and ...Tilt the retainer plate downward and through the wheel opening. Make sure it is fully seated ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... and have your full-size tire repaired or replaced where you want. Of course, it's best to replace your spare with a full-size tire as soon as you can. Your spare will last ... the tire. If the tire moves, use the ratchet/wheel wrench to tighten the cable. Return the jacking equipment to ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...high speed, they can explode, and you or others could be injured. And, the transmission or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or other damage. When you're stuck, spin the wheels as little as possible. Don't spin...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    .... If you spin the wheels too fast while shifting your transmission back and forth... and right. That will clear the area around your front wheels. Then shift back and forth... press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. By slowly spinning your wheels in the forward and reverse...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... the care of your vehicle. This section begins with service and fuel information, and then it shows how to ...6-8 6-11 6-15 6-19 6-20 6-24 6-25 6-26 6-29 6-30 6-30 6-32 Service Fuel Filling Your Tank Filling a ... Oil Engine Cover Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Automatic Transmission Fluid All-Wheel Drive (If ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...€™ll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you’ll want ...service work, you’ll want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about ...this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see “Service and Owner Publications” in the Index. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...you use the wrong fasteners, parts can later break or fall off. You could be hurt. Fuel Use regular unleaded gasoline rated at 87 octane ...gasolines. In Canada, look for the "Auto Makers' Choice" label on the fuel pump. Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle Things you...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...bad enough, it can damage your engine. If you're using fuel rated at 87 octane or higher and you hear... tricarbonyl (MMT); ask your service station operator whether or not the fuel contains MMT. ... help prevent deposits from forming in your engine and fuel system, allowing your emission control...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    .... Don't use it. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage plastic ... fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel wouldn't be covered by your warranty. To check on... country where you'll be driving. The fuel cap is located behind a hinged door on the driver's side of...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... it, you could be badly burned. Gasoline can spray out on you if you open the fuel filler cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot weather. Open the fuel filler cap slowly and wait for any "hiss" noise to stop. Then ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... the cap. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or improperly... "Malfunction Indicator Lamp" in the Index. Filling a Portable Fuel Container CAUTION: Never fill a portable fuel ...your malfunction indicator lamp to light and your fuel tank and emissions system may be ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Checking Things Under the Hood CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or others ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release. Lift the hood, release the hood prop from its retainer and put the hood prop into the slot in the hood. 6-9
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... the hood, this is what you will see: A. Windshield Washer Fluid B. Engine Coolant C. Engine Oil Dipstick D. Transmission Dipstick E. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter F. Engine Oil Fill G. Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir H. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir I. Battery 6-...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil It's a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In order to get an accurate reading, the oil must be warm and...ground. Then just pull the hood down and close it firmly. The engine oil dipstick has a yellow ring and is located near...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... tip down, and check the level. When to Add Engine Oil If the oil is at or below the ADD line,... must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For crankcase capacity, see "... area that shows the proper operating range, your engine could be damaged. Be sure to fill it enough to ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Oils recommended for your vehicle can be identified by looking for the ... changed for you, be sure the oil put into your engine is American Petroleum Institute certified for gasoline engines. You should also use the proper viscosity oil for your vehicle, as shown in the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended ...top of your vehicle. D The vehicle is used for delivery service, police, taxi or other commercial application....you need to change your oil and filter every 3,000 miles (5 000 km)...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... long trip/highway maintenance schedule. Change the oil and filter every 7,500 miles (12 500 km) or ..., be sure to drain all free-flowing oil from the filter before disposal. Don't ever dispose of oil .... If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    2. Remove the instrument panel extension by removing the two nuts that secure it in place. The nuts are located at the bottom of the extension on the driver's and passenger's side corners. 3. Remove the screws located near the top on each side of the extension. Grasp the extension from both ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    4. Disconnect the electrical connectors and set the extension aside. 5. Grasp the top of the heater duct and pull down gently to remove it. 6-17
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    6. Remove the two bolts at the engine cover. The bolts are not supposed to come out of the cover, only from the front of the dash. When removing the cover, be careful not to damage the instrument panel or the trim. 7. Disconnect the AM radio ground strap. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... positioned to seal out dust and contaminants that are harmful to your engine. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to replace the engine air cleaner/filter and the crankcase ventilation filter. See “Scheduled Maintenanceମ.
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    CAUTION: Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you or others to be.... Don't drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off. Automatic Transmission ...: If the air cleaner/filter is off, a backfire can cause a damaging engine fire. And, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or... or too little fluid can damage your transmission. Too much can mean that some of the ... an accurate reading if you check your transmission fluid. Wait at least 30 minutes before ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    .... Then, position the shift lever in PARK (P). D Let the engine run at idle for three minutes or more. 1. The transmission dipstick has a red handle and is located near the center of the engine compartment behind the air cleaner. See "Engine Compartment ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... back in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. We recommend you ... Fluid Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of transmission fluid to use. See "Recommended Fluids ... back in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. 6-23
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    All-Wheel Drive (If Equipped) If you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle, be sure to perform the lubricant checks described in this section. However, they have two additional systems that need lubrication. How to Check Lubricant Transfer Case When to Check Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it... level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. Rear Axle When to Check and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...coolant other than DEX-COOL is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. ... following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating" in the Index. A 50/50 mixture...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... coolant. NOTICE: If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't...your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more than four times a...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...tank is located on the passenger's side of the engine compartment at the front of the engine. See "Engine Compartment Overview"...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 on a hot ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... and must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss and possible engine damage from overheating. Be sure the arrows on the cap line up with the overflow... radiator filler neck. Radiator Pressure Cap The radiator pressure cap is located on on the passenger's side of the engine compartment. 6-29
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let the engine compartment cool down, wipe the cap and...noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired....windshield washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... using concentrated washer fluid, D follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with... your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water doesn't ... tank if it is completely full. Don't use engine coolant (antifreeze) in your windshield washer. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... CAUTION: If you have too much brake fluid, it can spill on the engine. The fluid will burn if the engine is hot enough. You or others could... Your brake master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for the location...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. Use new brake fluid from a sealed container only. Always clean the ... fluid without taking off the cap. Just look at the brake fluid reservoir. The fluid level should be above MIN. If it isn't, have your brake system checked to see if there is a...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... This does not mean something is wrong with your brakes. Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the proper sequence to GM torque specifications. Brake Wear Your vehicle ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... the rear brake linings inspected immediately. Also, the rear brake drums should be removed and inspected each time the ... Brake linings should always be replaced as complete axle sets. See "Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Periodic Maintenance Inspections." ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Bulb Replacement For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your service department. Before replacing any bulbs, make sure all lamps are off and the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    Headlamps Sealed Beam Lamps 1. Remove the four retainer screws and the retainer. 2. Pull the connector out and unplug the lamp. 3. Plug the new lamp into the connector. 4. Reverse Steps 1 and 2 to reinstall the headlamp. 6-37
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    Composite Headlamps 1. Open the hood. 2. Remove the two screws from the sidemarker/turn signal lamp. 3. Completely remove the sidemarker/turn signal lamp by pulling out the assembly and disconnecting the sidemarker/turn signal lamp sockets from the lamp. 6-38
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    4. Remove the screw located behind the corner reflector to remove the entire corner reflector. 5. Remove the remaining three screws; the first one from the corner reflector pocket and the two remaining from the composite assembly. 6. Remove the composite assembly. 6-39
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    7. Turn the halogen bulb counterclockwise to remove it from the assembly. Front Turn Signal Lamps 1. Remove the two screws at the inside edge of ... Put the socket back into the lamp assembly and turn it clockwise until it locks. 8. Put the parking/turn signal lamp assembly back into the vehicle and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Taillamps 1. Open the rear door. 2. Remove the two screws from behind the door. 3. Pull out the taillamp assembly so you can see the socket. 6-41
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... counterclockwise to remove the socket from the bezel. Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected at least twice .... Slide the new one in place. Make sure the tabs are locked into position. See "Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts" in the Index for the proper ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Vehicle Warranty booklet for ...or if your tires have been damaged, replace them. CAUTION: Poorly maintained and .../Tire label, which is on the rear edge of the driver's door, shows the correct inflation pressures for your tires...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...: D Too much flexing D Too much heat D Tire overloading D Bad wear D Bad handling D Bad fuel economy. If your tires have too much air (overinflation), you can get ... to rotate or turn the tire. If it moves, use ratchet/wheel wrench to tighten the cable. See "Storing a Flat or Spare ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... Nut Torque" in the Index. CAUTION: Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an... wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    .... That way your vehicle will continue to have tires that are designed to give proper endurance, handling, speed rating, traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an all-season tread design, the TPC ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...-belted tires), the vehicle may not handle properly, and you could have ... size and type tires on all wheels. It's all right to drive with your ... bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges could develop cracks ... many miles of driving. A tire and/or wheel could fail suddenly, causing a crash...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not ... controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high temperature can cause ... higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the minimum required by law. Warning: ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ..., wheel bolts or wheel nuts on your vehicle can be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your ..., wheel bolts or wheel nuts, replace them only with new GM original equipment parts. This ... your vehicle. NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    Used Replacement Wheels Tire Chains CAUTION: Putting a used wheel on your vehicle is dangerous... suddenly and cause an accident. If you have to replace a wheel, use a new GM original equipment ...down until it stops. Driving too fast or spinning the wheels with chains on will damage your vehicle. 6-50
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ..., be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning the inside. Never use these to clean your vehicle: Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will damage ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ..., follow the Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor lingers ...dry completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow instructions for Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner. D D D D D Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Clean up stains as soon as you can -- before...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    Cleaning Vinyl Use warm water and a clean cloth. Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel Use only mild soap and water to clean the top surfaces of the instrument panel. Sprays containing silicones or waxes may cause annoying reflections in the windshield and...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...blade with water. Check the wiper blades and clean them as necessary; replace blades that look worn. Weatherstrips Silicone grease on weatherstrips will make them... Cleaner, Bon AmiR Powder (non-scratching glass cleaning powder), GM Part No. 1050011. The windshield is clean if beads do not form when ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... your vehicle's finish if they remain on painted surfaces. Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." 6-55
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... overspray or splash from all painted surfaces on the body or wheels of the vehicle. Petroleum-based products may ...A wax may then be applied. The surface of these wheels is similar to the painted surface of your vehicle. ... Do not use chrome polish on aluminum wheels. Don't take your vehicle through ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in ...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 ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... leather, wood, acrylics, Plexiglas , plastic, rubber and vinyl Cleans carpets, seats, interior trim, door panels and floor mats Spray on and rinse with ... for use on instrument panels. t Protectant t Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner 1052929 16 oz. (0.473 L) Wheel Cleaner 1052930 8 ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... in your VIN is the engine code. This code will help you identify your engine, specifications and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on the inside of the rear edge of the passenger's door....
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... to add anything electrical to your vehicle, see "Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle" in ... motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem and not snow, etc., be sure to ... circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away. 6-60
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the ...need them again. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse... fuse blocks in your vehicle: one is inside the vehicle and one is in the engine compartment. 6-61
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    Instrument Panel Fuse Block The fuse block is on the lower portion of the instrument panel on the driver's side. Fuse/Circuit Breaker 1 2 3 Usage Stop/Turn/Hazard Lamps, CHMSL, ABS Radio Accy, RR Seat Audio Controls Courtesy Lamps, Glove Box Lamp, Dome Reading Lamps, Vanity Mirror Lamps, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... Lamps, Ashtray Lamp, Panel Lights, Trailer Taillamps, Front and Rear Sidemarker Lamps, Door Switch Illumination,..., M2 Blower Motor, Rear A/C Relay Coil, Front Cont. Temp. Door Motor, HI Blower Relay, Defogger Timer Coil Cigarette Lighter, Door Lock Switches, Dutch Door Release Module Cluster Illum, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...Pwr Adj Mirrors Not Used Rear Wiper, Rear Washer Pump Not Used (Circuit Breaker) Power Door Lock Relay, 6-Way Power Seats (Circuit Breaker) ... A B The underhood electrical center is located toward the rear of the engine compartment on the driver's side. Lift the hood and open the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... Starter Enable Relay A/C Enable Relay Headlamps Relay Fuel Pump Relay Fuse/Circuit Breaker UPFITTERBATT ...Usage Rear Heat and Air Conditioning Upfitter Accessory Starter Air Conditioning Headlamps Fuel Pump Usage Upfitter Battery Power Stud,... Not used Not used Not used Fuel Pump Relay and Motor, VCM, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... and Compressor Rear Heater and A/C Active Transfer Case-L Van Front Heater and A/C Oxygen Sensors, Camshaft Position Sensor, Mass Air Flow Sensor, Evaporative Emission Canister Vent Solenoid A/C Enable Relay Coil Fuel Injectors 1-6, Crankshaft Position Sensor, VCM, Coil Driver ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamps Halogen Headlamps - Sealed Beam Halogen Headlamps - Composite Halogen Headlamps - Composite Parking, Turn Signal Lamps Rear, Stoplamps Sidemarker Lamps Back-Up Lamps Quantity 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 Trade No. H6054 9006 (Low Beam) 9005 (High Beam) 3157NA 2057 194 1156 6-67
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... at 4,400 rpm *Central Sequential Fuel Injection Crankcase Capacity Quantity with Filter* ...4.5 quarts (4.3 L) After refill, the ... lb-ft (140 N·m) Tire Pressures ...See "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index. Fuel Tank Capacity Standard Tank ...27.0 U.S. gallons (101.8 L) Transmission Capacity ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...L) Rear Axle Capacity Rear Axle ...3.5 pint (1.7 L) Spark Plug Gap ...0.060 inches (1.52 mm) Fuel Filter ...GF481* Wiper Blades (Front) ...Trico 22110158, Pin Type 18... questions, please contact your GM truck dealer. Engine Oil Filter ...PF47* Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...A1163C* ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-8 7-30 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance ... Maintenance 7-43 7-48 7-50 7-52 Part B: Owner Checks and Services Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants Part E: ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and Owner Assistance booklet or your dealer for details. Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Any ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks and ... service department or another qualified service center should perform. "Part D: Recommended Fluids and .... If you want to get the service information, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. The proper fluids ... sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all... road surfaces within legal D use the recommended fuel. See "Fuel" in the Index. Selecting the Right Schedule...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... 15,000 Miles (25 000 km): Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection, if driving in dusty conditions. Front Wheel Bearing Repack (2WD only) (... Service (severe conditions only). Every 30,000 Miles (50 000 km): Engine Air Cleaner Filter Replacement. Fuel Filter Replacement. Every 50,000 Miles (83 000 km): ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... Every 60,000 Miles (100 000 km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Every 100,000 ... 150,000 Miles (240 000 km): Cooling System Service (or every 60 months, whichever occurs first). These intervals only summarize maintenance services. Be sure to follow the complete scheduled maintenance on the ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... Miles (25 000 km): Automatic Transmission Service (severe conditions only). Every 30,000 Miles (50 000 km): Fuel Filter Replacement. Engine Air Cleaner Filter Replacement. Front Wheel Bearing Repack (2WD only) (or at each brake ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... areas or when towing a trailer, drain fluid and refill every 15,000 miles (25 000 km). If your vehicle has a locking differential, drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. More frequent lubrication may be required for heavy-duty use. 7-8
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...(5 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...15 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Check rear/front axle fluid ... the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). j Change automatic transmission fluid and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...30 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...40 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). j Replace fuel filter. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) 30,...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...55 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...65 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... fluid, change both the fluid and filter. Change transfer case fluid. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months,...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components ...90 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...filter every 50,000 miles (83 000 km). j Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation"... (105 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ... km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, ... km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Check rear/front axle fluid ... repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). j Change automatic transmission fluid and ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components (... 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components (... 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles (83 000 km). j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components (... 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance j Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ...) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: previously and, therefore, haven't changed your automatic transmission fluid, change ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ..., flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use....and neck. Pressure test cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-29...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... System Inspection" under "Periodic Maintenance Inspections" in Part C of this schedule. ** Drive axle service. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in ... level and add fluid as needed. D If your vehicle has a locking differential, drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. 7-30
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... 7,500 Miles (12 500 km) j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate ...: 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles (83 000 km). Rotate ... rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) j j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ... (62 500 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... haven't changed your automatic transmission fluid, change both the fluid and filter. Change transfer case fluid. SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis components (or...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j ... the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first). j Change automatic transmission fluid and...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance j Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace fuel filter. 67,500 Miles (112 500 km) An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) j Replace engine air cleaner...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis ... use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles (83 000 km). j ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis... (137 500 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate chassis...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles (83 000 km). j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance j Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. j Lubricate...) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: previously and, therefore, haven't changed your automatic transmission fluid, change ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ..., flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use...and neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... Washer Fluid" in the Index for further details. Engine Coolant Level Check At Each Fuel Fill It is important for you or a service station attendant to perform these underhood checks at each fuel fill. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...€ in the Index. Automatic Transmission Check Check the transmission fluid level; add if needed. See “Automatic Transmission Fluid” in the Index. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if needed. 7-44
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...the lubricant specified in Part D. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all body door hinges, the body hood, fuel door and rear compartment hinges, latches and locks including interior glove box and console doors, hood latch assembly, secondary latch, pivots...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...of PARK (P) with normal effort. If the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), your vehicle needs service. Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition key to LOCK in each shift lever ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... once should the vehicle begin to move. D To check the parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and transmission in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from the regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is held by ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...sure any necessary repairs are completed at once. Proper procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Exhaust System Inspection Inspect the complete exhaust system. Inspect the body...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... and cracks. Inspect other brake parts, including drums, wheel cylinders, calipers, parking brake,... conditions result in frequent braking. Transfer Case and Front Axle (All-Wheel Drive) Inspection Every 12 months or at engine oil change intervals, check front axle and transfer case and add lubricant...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... identified below by name, part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer. USAGE Engine Oil FLUID/LUBRICANT ... Fluid (GM Part No. 1052884 - 1 pint, 1050017 - 1 quart, or equivalent). DEXRONR-III Automatic Transmission Fluid. Engine Coolant Power Steering System Automatic Transmission...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... (GM Part No. 1052271 or equivalent). USAGE Rear Axle (Locking Differential) Automatic Transfer Case Hood Latch Assembly, ...modifier. AUTO-TRAK II Fluid (GM Part No. 12378508). Front Wheel Bearings LubriplateR Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 12346293 or equivalent) or lubricant meeting requirements ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    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 the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and Services" or "...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-53
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-54
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    Section 8 Customer Assistance Information Here you will find out how to contact GMC if you need assistance. This section also tells you how to obtain service publications and how to report any safety defects. 8-2 8-4 8-4 8-5 8-6 8-7 Customer ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to GMC. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of your vehicle will ...at that level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... by the dealership without further help, contact the GMC Consumer Relations Manager by calling 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800-462-8782, Customer Assistance prompt). In Canada, contact GM ... to give the Customer Assistance Representative: When contacting GMC, please remember that your concern will likely ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... 1-800-263-3830.) Customer Assistance Offices GMC encourages customers to call the toll-free number for assistance. If a U.S. customer wishes to write to GMC, the letter should be addressed to GMC's Customer Assistance Center. United States Pontiac-GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    From: Puerto Rico: U.S. Virgin Islands: 1-800-496-9992 (English) 1-800-496-9993 (Spanish) 1-800-496-9994 Fax Number: 313-381-0022 GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities This program, available to qualified applicants, can reimburse you up to $1,000 toward aftermarket driver or ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Maps include points of interest and a list of GMC dealers along the route. Also included is... available through Roadside Assistance by calling 1-800-GMC-8782 (462-8782). Please be prepared to... Assistance provides stranded owners with over-the-phone roadside repairs, location of the nearest GMC dealer ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...call. The Roadside Assistance services listed are available to retail and retail lease customers operating 2001 GMC light duty trucks for a period of 3 years...plate number and color of your GMC truck D Mileage of vehicle and description of problem Roadside Assistance is available ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    Courtesy Transportation GMC has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of motor vehicles... wait. However, if you are unable to wait GMC helps minimize your inconvenience by providing ...up to 10 miles from the dealership. Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement If your vehicle requires ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...insurance coverage, credit card, etc. You are responsible for fuel usage charges and may also be... shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please contact your dealer for specific information... not part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. A separate booklet entitled "Warranty and Owner ...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424-9393 (or...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...) in a situation like this, we certainly hope you'll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800-462-8782), or write: Pontiac-GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 Detroit, MI 48232-5172 In Canada, please call us at 1-800-263-3777 (...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    2001 GMC SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION The following publications covering the operation and... below.) CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 2001 GMC SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have the diagnosis... provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments and specifications for the 2001 GM...
  • 2001 GMC Safari | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... original order. VEHICLE MODEL NAME YEAR 2001 2001 2001 2001 QTY. PRICE EACH* $120.... PUBLICATION FORM NUMBER ITEM DESCRIPTION Service Manual Car & Light Truck Transmission Unit Repair Owner's ... your shipping address shown. AREA CODE GM-GMC-ORD99 *(Prices are subject to change without notice and...



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