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2006 GMC Envoy Manual

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  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2006 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL, Envoy Denali, and Envoy XL Denali Owner Manual M Seats and Restraint Systems ...101 Electrical System ...5-102 Capacities and Specifications ...5-119 Maintenance Schedule ...6-1 Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 Customer Assistance and Information ...7-1 Customer Assistance and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ..., Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, GMC, the GMC Truck Emblem and the names ENVOY, and DENALI are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Index A good place to quickly locate information about the vehicle is the Index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and the page number where it can be found. In the caution area, we tell you what the hazard is. Then we ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in ...: Seats and Restraint Systems in Section 1 Features and Controls in Section 2 Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators in ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: v
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ✍ NOTES vi
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...? ...1-66 Passenger Sensing System ...1-67 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-71 ... System Parts After a Crash ...1-74 Front Seats ...1-2 Manual Seats ...1-2 Power Seats ...1-3 Manual Lumbar ...1-3 Power Lumbar ...1-4 Heated Seats ...1-4 Reclining Seatbacks ...1-5 Head Restraints ...1-8 Rear...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Front Seats Manual Seats {CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you push a pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver's seat only when the vehicle is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...used to operate them are located on the outboard side of the seats. Manual Lumbar If your vehicle has this feature,... the knob toward the front of the vehicle to increase lumbar support. Turn the top of the knob toward the rear of the vehicle to decrease lumbar support. • Raise or lower the entire...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... symbol. Press the button to cycle through the temperature settings of high, medium, and low and to turn the heated seat off. The indicator lights above the button will come on to designate the level of heat selected: three for high, two for ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... presses will cycle through the heat levels for the seatback only. The feature will shut off automatically when the ignition is turned off. {CAUTION: If ... operate them is located on the outboard side of the seats(s). Reclining Seatbacks Manual Reclining Seatbacks {CAUTION: You can lose control of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... to make sure it is locked. To return the seatback to an upright position, do the following: 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the seatback and the seatback will return to the upright position. 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. Power Reclining Seatbacks ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    {CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this. The shoulder belt cannot do its job. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Head Restraints Pull the head restraint up to raise it. To lower the head restraint, press the button, located on the top of the seatback, and push the head restraint down. Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint is at the same height as the top of the occupant's head. This ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Rear Seats Rear Seat Operation Flip and Fold Second Row Seats (Five-Passenger) Your vehicle may have flip and fold second row seats which provide additional cargo space. To flip and fold the seat(s), do the following: Notice: Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may cause ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    To return the seat(s) to the original position, do the following: {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatback to be sure it is locked. 1. Lift the seatback until ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Fold and Tumble Second Row Seats (Seven-Passenger) Your vehicle may have a second row 65/35 split bench seat which may be folded and tumbled for access to the third row seats. To fold and tumble the seat(s), do the following: 1. Push the head restraints down fully. Notice: Folding a rear seat with ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... sure it is locked in place. Never use the third row seating position while the second row is folded or folded and tumbled. This could cause injury in a sudden stop or crash. To enter the third row seat, you must fold and tumble the second row seat following the instructions given previously. 1-12
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...forward. 3. Fold the seatback forward until it is flat. 4. If the second row seat is also folded, unhook the elastic loop, if equipped, on the back of the seatback. 5. Fold the panel, if equipped, located on the back of the seatback, to make a continuous surface to the second row folded seat. 1-13
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Safety Belts {CAUTION: Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you... your passengers' belts are fastened properly too. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See Safety Belt Reminder Light on ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    In most states and in all Canadian provinces, the law says to wear safety belts. Here is why: They work. You never know if you will be in a crash. If you do have a crash, you do not know if it will be a bad one. A few crashes are mild, and some crashes can be so serious that even buckled up, a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. 1-16
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 1-17
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Questions and Answers About Safety Belts Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after an accident if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You could be - whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. But you can unbuckle a safety belt, even if you are upside down. And your chance of being conscious ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... Children on page 1-34. Follow those rules for everyone's protection. First, you will want to know which restraint systems your vehicle has. We will start with the driver position. 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Do not let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you would be less likely to slide ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Q: What is 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 will not give nearly as much ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Q: What is 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 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Q: What is 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 are not as strong...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not 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 the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy. The best way to ... that the fetus will not be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. 1-25
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... of the belt out all the way, you will engage the child restraint locking feature. If this happens, just let the belt go back all the way and start again. Lap-Shoulder Belt All rear seat positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here is how to wear one properly. Rear Seat Passengers It is very important ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ..., it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page ... the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... your body. Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort... some adults. When attached to a shoulder belt, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and head...pocket sewn into the side of the seatback. Slide the guide off of its storage clip or out of the pocket....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... 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. Your comfort guide may have an adjuster ...hold the ends of the lock (A) on the elastic cord. 3.2. Pull the loop to shorten the guide or pull the cord to lengthen ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    4. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. {CAUTION: A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. The shoulder belt ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide back onto its storage clip or ... regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. Safety Belt ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Child Restraints Older Children Q: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? A: 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 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... If the child is sitting in a seat next to a window, move the child toward the center of the vehicle. Also see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides on page 1-28. If the child is sitting in the center rear seat passenger position, move the child toward the safety belt buckle. In either case, be sure that ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Wherever the child sits, the lap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic bones in a crash. Infants and Young Children Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    {CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby does not 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 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... restraints? {CAUTION: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because a newborn... meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint, state the weight and height limitations ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ..., for whom the safety belts are designed. A young child's hip bones are still so small that the vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should. Instead, it may settle up around the child's abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force on a body area that is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the infant in place and, in a crash, acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint. A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these instructions on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicleମ.
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be... on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... shield has shoulder straps that are attached to a flat pad which rests low against the child's body. A shelf- or armrest-type shield has ... child restraint. Make sure the child is properly secured, following the instructions that came with that restraint. Because there are different systems, it is...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...an airbag will not deploy under some unusual circumstance, even though it is turned off. We recommend that rear-facing child restraints be secured in ... the inflating airbag. Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal airbag if the system detects a rear...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the lower ... tether anchors. Your child restraint may have lower attachments and a top tether. Not all vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each LATCH seating position that will accommodate a child restraint with lower attachments (B). A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. A top...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...a top tether. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child ...the child restraint manufacturer whether or not a kit is available. Lower Anchor and Top Tether ... Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. j (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... and out of the way. Lift the flap to expose the anchors and then lower the seat cushion. Be sure the cushion is locked into place. Five-Passenger Vehicles ... of your vehicle. Do not use the rear tie-down brackets near the liftgate for attaching top tethers. Be sure to use an anchor located on the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... in the third row seating position, if your vehicle has one, if a national or local law requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be attached. There is no place to attach the top tether in this position. Accident ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... LATCH-type child restraint is properly installed using the anchors, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1-48
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... the child restraint with the top tether and the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the desired seating position. 1.2. For five-passenger vehicles, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...to the top tether anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top tether anchor. 2.2. Route... tighten the top tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions. For five-passenger vehicles, if your vehicle is...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be ... belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...top tether to the top tether anchor. Refer to the instructions that came with the child restraint and to Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (...If you secure a child restraint in the center seat position, follow the instructions in Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position on page ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... child restraint. See Power Seats on page 1-3 or Manual Seats on page 1-2. If your child ... if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be anchored. See Lower .... Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal airbag if ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... the child restraint in this seat. See Power Seats on page 1-3 or Manual Seats on page 1-2. When the passenger sensing system has turned off the right front ... airbag status indicator should light and stay lit when you turn the ignition to RUN or START. See Passenger Airbag Status ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... in different directions to be sure it is secure. 8. If the airbag is off, the off indicator in the rearview mirror will be lit and stay lit when the key is turned to RUN or START. If a child restraint has been installed and the on indicator is lit, turn ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Airbag System Your vehicle has a frontal airbag for the driver and a frontal airbag for the right front passenger. Your vehicle may also have roof-mounted side impact airbags designed for either side impact or rollover deployment. Roof-mounted side impact airbags are available for the driver and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: Both frontal and roof-mounted side impact airbags inflate with great force, faster than the blink of an eye. If you are too close to an inflating airbag, as you would be if you were leaning forward, it could seriously injure you. Safety belts help keep you in ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... Young Children on page 1-34. There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag ...The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-35 for more information. 1-60
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Where Are the Airbags? The right front passenger's airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-61
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    If your vehicle has a roof-mounted airbag for the driver and the person seated directly behind the driver, it is located in the ceiling above the side windows. If your vehicle has a roof-mounted airbag for the right front passenger and the person directly behind that passenger, it is located in ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... frontal impacts, these airbags inflate at a level less than full deployment. For more severe ...a wall that does not move or deform, the threshold level for the reduced deployment is about 9 to 16 mph (14 to... 25 mph (29 to 40 km/h). (The threshold level can vary, however, with specific vehicle design...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...ate if the crash severity is above the system's designed "threshold level." The threshold level can vary with specific vehicle design. Roof-mounted ... Seat position sensors provide information that is used to determine if the airbags should deploy at a reduced level or at full deployment. 1-64
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... the airbag modules inside the steering wheel and in the instrument panel in front of the right front passenger. For vehicles with roof-mounted side impact airbags, the...even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...wheel hub for the driver's frontal airbag and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's frontal ...could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone ... so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...s position. A passenger airbag status indicator in the rearview mirror will be visible when you turn your ignition key to START or RUN. The words ON and OFF or the symbol for on and off, will be visible during the system check. When ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    The passenger sensing system will turn off the right front passenger's frontal airbag under certain... Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal airbag if the... under some unusual circumstance, even though it is turned off. We recommend that rear-facing ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. When the passenger sensing system has turned off the passenger's frontal airbag, the off indicator in the rearview mirror will light and stay lit to remind you that the airbag is...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... allow the system to detect that person and then enable the passenger's airbag. {CAUTION: If the airbag readiness light in the instrument panel cluster ever comes on and stays on, it means that something may be wrong with the airbag system. If this ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page ...CAUTION: For up to 10 seconds after the ignition key is turned off and the battery is disconnected,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... for Customer Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2. A: ... for Customer Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2. 1-72
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch ... (The airbag system does not need regular maintenance.) Notice: If you damage the covering for the ... the steering wheel, both the airbag module and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's airbag, or ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... your safety belt pretensioners checked if your vehicle has been in a collision, or if your airbag readiness light stays on after you start your vehicle or while you are driving. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-35. 1-74
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...36 Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass, and Temperature Display ...2-37 Automatic Dimming ...43 Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display ...2-44 Outside Manual ... ...2-48 Outside Heated Mirrors ...2-48 2-1 Keys ...2-3 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-5 Remote ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Section 2 Features and Controls Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover ...2-58 Rear Floor Storage Lid ...2-60 Convenience Net ...2-60 Cargo Cover ... System Operation ...2-52 Storage Areas ...2-56 Glove Box ...2-56 Overhead Console ...2-56 Center Console Storage Area ...2-56 Luggage Carrier ...2-57 2-2
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make ... children or others could be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-3
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    This vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition and door lock. It will fit with either side up. The key code number tells your dealer or a qualified locksmith how to make extra keys. Keep this number in a safe place. If you lose your keys, you'll ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. At times ... Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-6. • If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. 2-5
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... and taillamps will flash for up to 30 seconds. This can be turned off by pressing the horn button again, by waiting for 30 seconds, or by starting the vehicle... unlock automatically, the parking lamps to flash and the interior lights to go on. Press the unlock button a second time within...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... get close to your vehicle before the transmitter works, it's probably time to change the battery. The Driver Information Center (DIC) will display a KEY FOB # BATTERY LOW message when the transmitter battery is low. Notice: When replacing the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... keyless entry system. You can use your key to unlock your door from the outside. {CAUTION: ...You can lock or unlock the door from the inside by sliding the manual lever forward or rearward. When the door is unlocked, you can see a red area on the lever. The manual lever on each door works only that ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... the lock button on the optional remote keyless entry transmitter a second time. If the key is inserted in the ignition, this feature will not lock the doors. See ... the lock symbol to lock all of the doors. To unlock the doors, press the other side of the switch. To turn the delayed ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... it there while you perform the next step. 2. Turn the key to RUN and LOCK twice. Then, with the key in LOCK, release the turn signal/multifunction lever. Once you do this, ... You can exit the program mode any time by turning the ignition to RUN. The locks will automatically lock and unlock...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... shifted into PARK (P). Mode 3: All doors unlock when the key is removed from the ignition. Mode 4: No automatic door unlock. ... it there while you perform the next step. 2. Turn the key to RUN and LOCK twice. Then, with the key in LOCK, release the turn signal/multifunction lever. Once you do this, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...Protection This feature stops the power door locks from locking when the key is in the ignition and a door is open to protect you from locking your key in the vehicle. If the power lock switch is pressed when a door is open and the key is in the ignition, all the doors will lock and then the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... body and the liftgate or liftglass: • Make sure all other windows are shut. • Turn the fan on ... If you have air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open them all the way. ... plug, located on the inside of the liftgate in the center, to expose the access hole in the trim panel. 2. Use a tool ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Windows {CAUTION: Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...s window switch labeled AUTO to activate the express-down feature. Lightly tap the switch to open the window slightly. The express-down ... switch is located in front of the window switches on the driver’s door. A light in the lockout switch will come on to show that the switch has been activated. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...(right) quarter glass for the third row seat. The ignition must be in RUN, ACCESSORY, or Retained Accessory ... may have to lift a cover to expose the mirror. Lighted Visor Vanity Mirror Your vehicle ...down and lift the mirror cover to turn on the lamps. The lamps will turn off when the cover is closed....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...t activate if you lock the doors with a key or use the manual door lock. It activates only if ... theft-deterrent alarm system. The security light is located on the instrument panel cluster. • If you don’t... accident, unlock any door with the key. You can also turn off the alarm by pressing unlock...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...During normal operation, the security light will turn off approximately five seconds after the key is turned to RUN. If the... minutes until the light stops flashing before trying to restart the engine. Remember to release the key from START as soon as the engine starts. If the engine does not start ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...It is a theft-deterrent feature. You will only be able to remove the key when the ignition is turned to LOCK. Notice: If your key seems stuck in LOCK and you cannot turn it, be sure you are using the correct key; if so, is it all the way in? Turn...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...PARK (P) only when your vehicle is stopped. 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed will go down as your engine gets warm. Your vehicle has a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...the accelerator pedal all the way to the floor, while you hold the ignition key in START. When the engine starts, let go of the key and let ...do this: 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START and hold it there up to 15 seconds. When the engine starts, let go of the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...coolant heater can help. You will get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine ... should be plugged in a minimum of four hours prior to starting your vehicle. At temperatures above 32°F (... not required. To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other things. Instead of trying to list everything here, we ask that you contact your dealer in the area where you ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...be injured. To be sure your vehicle will not move, even when you are on fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to...PARK (P): This position locks the rear wheels. It is the best position to use when you start the engine because your vehicle cannot move easily. 2-24
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... control system. You have to fully apply the regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. If you cannot shift out of PARK (P), ease pressure on the shift lever, press the button on the shift lever and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...pedal may damage the transmission. If you are stuck, do not spin the tires. When stopping ...can be used when towing a trailer, carrying a heavy load, driving on steep hills, or for off-road ...want to shift the transmission to THIRD (3) or, if necessary, a lower gear selection if the transmission shifts ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...-Wheel-Drive High or Four-Wheel-Drive Low for an extended period of time may cause premature ...-Wheel-Drive High or Four-Wheel-Drive Low for extended periods of time. Automatic Transfer Case ... case knob is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. Use this knob to shift into ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...drive your vehicle. 4LO, 4 n (Four-Wheel Low): This setting also engages your front ...position the transfer case is in. The indicator lights will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition and one ... your vehicle to your dealer for service. An indicator light will flash while shifting the transfer ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    If the service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light on the instrument panel cluster stays on, you should take your vehicle to your dealer for service. See Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light on page 3-48 for further information. Shifting Into Four-Wheel High or Automatic Four-Wheel Drive...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...transmission to DRIVE (D) for one second, to ensure that the transfer case is in NEUTRAL. 7. Turn the engine off, by turning the key to ACCESSORY. 8. Place the transmission shift lever in PARK (P). 9. Turn the ignition to LOCK. Shifting Out of NEUTRAL To shift...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... foot and pull up on the parking brake lever located between the seats. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light on the instrument panel cluster will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-39. To release the parking brake, hold the regular ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...on the side of the shift lever and pushing the lever all the way toward the front of the vehicle. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. You know your vehicle is in PARK (P) if the key can be removed from the ignition. 2-32
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... to have another vehicle push yours a little uphill to take some of the pressure from the parking pawl in the transmission, so you can pull the shift lever... press the shift lever button before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition is in RUN. See Automatic Transmission Operation on page 2-24. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... your vehicle: • Drive it only with all the windows down to blow out any CO; and • Have your vehicle fixed immediately. {CAUTION: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. 2-34
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...your vehicle will not move, even when you are on fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). {CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could ... under Engine Exhaust on page 2-34. Also, idling in a closed-in place can let deadly carbon...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Mirrors {CAUTION: Manual Rearview Mirror If your vehicle has four-wheel drive, it will be free ... behind during evening or dark conditions. Turn the control clockwise for night use; return it to the center for daytime use. Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® Your vehicle may have a rearview mirror ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... and Compass Display O (On/Off): Press this button to turn the compass and temperature display on or off. The ... and the compass/temperature display will return. 2-37 Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass, and ... Display Your vehicle may have a manual rearview mirror with OnStar®, compass and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Compass Calibration When on, the compass automatically calibrates as the vehicle is driven. If, after two seconds, the display does not show a compass direction, N for North, for example, there may be a strong magnetic field interfering with the compass. Such interference may be caused by a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... the display reads a direction. Mirror Operation When turned on, this mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from any ...far left button, located below the mirror face, for up to three seconds to turn the feature on and off. A light on the mirror will be lit while the feature ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ..., Compass and Temperature Display Your vehicle may have this feature. When on, an automatic dimming mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from lights behind you after dark. The mirror also includes a dual display in the upper ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... The automatic dimming mirror function is turned on automatically each time the ignition is started. To operate ... until the green light comes on, indicating that the mirror is in automatic dimming mode. 2. Turn off ... six seconds, until the green indicator light turns off. Compass Variance The mirror ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... may be equipped with a passenger airbag indicator, on the mirror glass, just above the buttons. If the vehicle has this feature, the mirror will display the word ON, or an airbag symbol in Canada, when the passenger airbag is enabled. For more information, see Passenger Sensing System on page 1-67.
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... the display reads a direction. Mirror Operation When turned on, this mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from any ...far left button, located below the mirror face, for up to three seconds to turn the feature on and off. A light on the mirror will be lit while the feature ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... and Temperature Display If the vehicle is equipped with an automatic mirror, it will, when on, automatically dim to the proper level to minimize glare from lights behind you after dark. The mirror also includes a display in the upper right corner of the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...Dimming Mirror Operation The time period you need to press and hold the TEMP button to turn the automatic dimming feature on or off is approximately eight seconds. The indicator light to the left of the TEMP button will still turn on or off to show you when the automatic dimming feature is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    In order to calibrate, CAL must be displayed in the mirror compass windows. If CAL is not displayed, push in the COMP button for approximately eight seconds or until CAL is displayed. The compass can be calibrated by driving the vehicle in circles at 5 mph (8 km/h) or less until the display reads a...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... moving the knob in the opposite direction. The mirrors can be manually folded inward to prevent damage when going ... cause the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror housing. Outside Manual Mirrors If the vehicle has ..., driving position. Both mirrors can be manually folded inward by pulling them towards ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... when the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE (R) gear. Automatic mirror movement in either direction will follow a short delay. You may be able to turn this feature on or off through the Driver Information Center (DIC). See DIC Vehicle Customization on page 3-60. Outside Convex Mirror {CAUTION: A ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... where we can request emergency services be sent to your location. If you lock your keys in the car, call OnStar® at 1-888-4-ONSTAR and they can send...OnStar® button and they can contact Roadside Service for you. A complete OnStar® Owner's Guide and the Terms and Conditions of the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...Connections® Plan • All Safe & Sound Plan Services • Driving Directions • RideAssist • Information and Convenience Services OnStar® Virtual Advisor Your vehicle may have Virtual Advisor...le at www.myonstar.com. See the OnStar® Owner’s Guide for more information. OnStar® Hands-Free...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... such as gate operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems, and home lighting. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. 2-51
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... the stop and reverse feature. This includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982. If you have a newer ...to complete the programming of your Universal Home Remote Transmitter. Read the instructions completely before attempting to program the Universal Home Remote. Because of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...Home Remote buttons while keeping the indicator light in view. 3. Simultaneously press and hold ... Canadian Programming" later in this section. 4. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then ... for two seconds and then turns to a constant light, continue with Steps 6 through 8 following...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... of the button may vary by manufacturer. You will have 30 seconds to start Step 8. 8. Return to the vehicle. Firmly press and hold the programmed Universal...accepted by the Universal Home Remote. The Universal Home Remote indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly. Proceed with Step...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... button for at least half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Reprogramming .... Do not release the button. 2. The indicator light will begin to flash after 20 seconds... the two outside buttons until the indicator light begins to flash, after 20 seconds...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Storage Areas Glove Box Open the glove box by pulling up on the handle. Center Console Storage Area If equipped, squeeze the front lever while lifting the top to open it. Your vehicle's console will be equipped with cupholders located on the front and rear of the storage compartment. The console...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...of your vehicle that is longer or wider than the luggage carrier - like paneling, plywood, a mattress and so... top of your vehicle. A luggage carrier, if equipped, allows you to load things on top of... levers to lock it into place. Notice: Loading cargo on the luggage carrier that weighs more than 220...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... If you were to carry things on the adjustable panel when it is in the upper (cargo cover) position, during a... always secure any cargo on the floor beneath the panel/cover. Upper Position Your vehicle may... used as a cargo shade. Insert the front corners of the panel into the top guides and slide the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...with either side up. Insert the front corners of the panel into the lower guides and slide the ... forward. Press down on the back of the panel to lock it in place. Notice: Loading objects that weigh over 200 ... covered by your warranty. Do not load heavy objects on the panel. Vertical Position Plastic ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... the rear of your vehicle helps keep small items in place during sharp turns or quick stops and starts. The net is not designed to retain these items ... the previous steps. Make sure the lid is secure by applying slight pressure to the latch until you hear it click. 2-60
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... the cargo cover, do the following: 1. Align the endcap with the pocket in the trim panel located behind the rear seat. 2. Squeeze the opposite endcap, align it... up. 2. Squeeze one endcap and remove it from the pocket in the trim panel. 3. Remove the cargo cover from the other endcap so that you can ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    Sunroof The vehicle may be equipped with a power sliding sunroof. To open or close the sunroof, the ignition must be on or accessory, or Retained Accessory Power (RAP) must be active. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-20. Press and release the back of the control in the overhead console ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... transmitters, 1 or 2, correspond to the numbers on the memory controls. • If programmed to do so through the DIC, placing the key in the ignition will recall the driver's memory seat, mirrors, and adjustable pedals positions. See "Seat Recall" under DIC ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...will move to the stored exit position. • Or, if the easy exit seat feature is activated in the Driver Information Center (DIC), removing the key from the ignition will move the seat to the exit position. See "Easy Exit Seat" under DIC Vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...Rear Climate Control System ...3-28 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators ...3-31 Instrument Panel Cluster ...3-32 Speedometer and Odometer ... Light ...3-40 StabiliTrak® Service Light ...3-40 StabiliTrak® Indicator Light ...3-41 Instrument Panel Overview ...3-4 Hazard Warning Flashers ...3-6 Other ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Section 3 Instrument Panel Audio System(s) ...3-66 Setting the Time ...3-68 Radio with CD (Base) ...3-68 Radio with ... ...3-143 Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-41 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-42 Oil Pressure Gage ...3-45 Change Engine Oil Light ...3-46 Security Light ...3-46 Cruise Control ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ✍ NOTES 3-3
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    The main components of your instrument panel are the following: A. Exterior Lamp Control. See Headlamps on ... Button. See Dome Lamp Override on page 3-18. Instrument Panel Brightness Control. See Instrument ... Controls. See Audio Steering Wheel Controls on page 3-139. E. Instrument Panel Cluster. See ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will fl... The hazard warning flashers work no matter what ignition position the key is in, and even if the key is not in the ignition. Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ..., 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 ... the steering column includes the following: G Turn and Lane Change Signals 2 3 Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer Flash-to-Pass Feature N Windshield ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... are working. When the high beams are on, this indicator light on the instrument panel cluster will also be on. Flash-to-Pass ... the chime, move the turn signal lever to the off position. Headlamp High/Low-Beam ... beam, push the lever toward the instrument panel. To return to low-beam headlamps, pull...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...a single wiping cycle, turn the band to mist. Hold it there until the wipers start. Then let ... between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay time.... lever, the shorter the delay. For steady wiping at low speed, turn the band away from you to the first ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...speed. This control is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. {CAUTION: In freezing weather, do ... the wiper off, turn the control to 0. To wash the rear window, press the washer symbol located... your rear window, check the fluid level. Rear Window Wiper/Washer {CAUTION...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... a headlamp washer system. The button to operate this feature is located on the instrument panel and functions separately from your other washer systems....y and release to activate the system. R (On): Move the switch to this position to turn the cruise control system on. S (Resume/Accelerate): T (...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    With cruise control, you can maintain a speed of about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more without keeping your foot on the accelerator. This can really help on long trips. Cruise control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph (40 km/h). If you apply your brakes, the cruise control will shut off. {...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Some vehicles have a cruise light on the instrument panel cluster that will come on when the cruise control is engaged. Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control There are ..., shuts off the cruise control. But you don't need to reset it. Once you're going about 25 mph (40 km...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... on steep hills. Headlamps Your exterior lamps knob is located on your instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. Ending Cruise Control There are three ways to turn off the cruise control: • Step lightly on the brake pedal. • Move the cruise switch ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ; (Parking Lamps): Parking Lamps Turn the knob to this symbol to manually turn on the following: Sidemarker Lamps Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) can make it ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... sidemarker, parking lamps and the instrument panel lights. The radio lights will also be on. Your vehicle is equipped with a light sensor on the top of the instrument panel. Be sure it is not covered or... change to DRL if it is light outside. During that delay, your instrument panel cluster may ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...-beam headlamps are on. Some localities have laws that require the headlamps to be on along with the fog lamps. Turn the knob to adjust the instrument panel lights. Turn the knob all the way up to turn on the interior lamps. Press the knob back into its stored ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...lamps will stay on for a short period of time and will then turn off automatically. If you use your remote ...when you open a door. With exit lighting, the interior lamps will come on when you remove the key from the ignition. If the dome override is on, these lights will stay on for a short period of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... Shut off all lamps and close all doors. • Turn the ignition key to RUN. This feature will also turn off the parking lamps and headlamps under most circumstances,... the cigarette lighter and the rear wiper switch on the instrument panel. Another outlet is located on the rear of the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... hot cigarettes or other smoking materials could ignite them and possibly damage your ... and ventilation for your vehicle. 9 (Fan): Turn the left knob clockwise or counterclockwise to increase ... still be adjusted using the temperature knob. Turn the right knob clockwise or counterclockwise to direct ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...of the following: H (Vent): This mode directs air to the instrument panel outlets. ) (Bi-Level): This mode directs about half of the air to the instrument panel outlets; then directs most of the remaining air to the floor outlets. A little air is directed toward the windshield...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... you see on the rear window warm the glass. < (Rear): Press this button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that the rear window defogger is active. The rear window defogger ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    .... Then it will show the outside temperature. C (Mode): Press this button to manually select the air delivery mode to the floor, instrument panel, or windshield outlets. The system will stay in the selected mode until the mode button is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Driver's Side Temperature Knob: Turn this knob clockwise or counterclockwise to manually raise or lower the temperature on the driver's side of ... Passenger's Side Temperature Knob: Turn this knob clockwise or counterclockwise to manually raise or lower the temperature on the passenger's side ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...mode, if selected, will be cleared when the engine is turned off. w9x (Fan): This button allows you to manually adjust the fan speed. Press the up arrow to increase... H (Vent): This mode directs air to the instrument panel outlets. ) (Bi-Level): This mode directs approximately half of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    #A/C (Air Conditioning): Press this button to manually turn the air conditioning system on or off. When the system is on, ... off. If you select turn the air conditioning off while in front defrost or defog mode, the air conditioning symbol will turn off, however, the A/C compressor will remain on to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    .... Outlet Adjustment Use the air outlets located in the center and on the side of your instrument panel to direct the airflow. < (Rear): Press this button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... passenger’s temperature setting. Press the PWR button to turn the rear climate controls on and off. ...ow (upper, bi-level or floor) to the rear seat area. H (Panel): When panel mode is selected,...air from the four headliner outlets. ) (Bi-level): When bi-level mode is selected, the rear system ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...to adjust the fan speed. z \ y (Mode): Press this button to change the direction of airflow (panel, bi-level or floor) to the rear seat area. The rear control will only turn on if the front is on and not in defrost mode. To activate ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Turn the knobs on the control panel to choose a fan speed, temperature and direction of airflow... passengers. The selections will be shown on the display. Selecting bi-level mode will deliver warmer air to the second ... to adjust the air flow speed. To turn the rear system off, toggle the left arrow ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... and decrease the temperature setting. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As .... Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fast you are going, about how much fuel you have used, and many other things you will need to know to drive safely and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... without the vehicle running. Simply press the trip stem located on the instrument panel cluster. You may wonder what happens if ... checked without the vehicle running. Simply press the trip stem on the instrument panel cluster. If your vehicle ever needs a new odometer installed, the new one will be ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Safety Belt Reminder Light When the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will sound for several seconds to remind you and your ... and the vehicle is in motion. Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Several seconds after the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will sound for several seconds to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Airbag Readiness Light There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag's electrical... light should flash for a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... passenger's seat if the airbag is turned on. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator - Canada When the ignition key is turned to RUN or START, the passenger airbag status indicator will light ON and OFF, or the symbol for on and off,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... on, or if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. {CAUTION: Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal airbag if the system ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...Light The charging system light will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but the engine is not ...belt, or another electrical problem. Have it checked right away. Driving while this light is on could ... must drive a short distance with the light on, be certain to turn off all your accessories...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    .... Have your brake system inspected right away. United States Canada This light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If it doesn't come on then, have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there's a problem. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... warning light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light does not come on then, have it fixed so it ...a problem. StabiliTrak® Service Light This light will come on briefly when the engine is started. This light will come on if a problem is detected ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... and/or traction of the vehicle, this light will blink. This is normal. This light will come on if any portion of the system has been manually turned off or a problem is detected in the system. If your vehicle is equipped with a Driver Information ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... of the vehicle, helping to produce a cleaner environment. The check engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system before any problem is apparent. This may ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... turn the light off. Did you just drive through a deep puddle of water? If so... dries out. A few driving trips should turn the light off. Reducing vehicle speed Avoiding... Find a safe place to park your vehicle. Turn the key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... warmed up.) This will be detected by the system and cause the light to turn on. If you experience one or... least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. If none of the above ... any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. Oil pressure may vary with engine speed,... zone may be caused by a dangerously low oil level or other problems causing low oil pressure. United States Canada The oil pressure gage shows the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... other maintenance procedures are required for your vehicle. Security Light This light will come on briefly when you turn the key toward START. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 and Engine Oil on page 5-16 for more information. Once the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...see your dealer as soon as possible for diagnosis and repair. This light may also come on if there is a problem with the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. If this happens, take the vehicle in for service as soon as possible. Highbeam On Light ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...when you are starting the engine. The service four-wheel drive light comes on to indicate that there may be a problem with the drive system and service is required. ... temperature and engine oil pressure gages to see if they are in the warning zones. Gate Ajar Light If this light ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... Light The light next to the fuel gage will come on briefly when you are starting the engine. This light comes on when the fuel tank is low on fuel. To turn it off, add fuel to the fuel tank. See Fuel on page 5-5. Check Gas Cap Light If ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...of the features listed. Scroll through the odometer and trip odometer by pressing the trip odometer reset stem located on the instrument panel cluster. Turn off, or acknowledge, DIC messages by pressing the trip odometer reset stem. See Speedometer ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... the information that was last displayed before the engine was turned off. If a problem is detected, a warning message will appear on the display. Pressing the trip stem will acknowledge ... will only make the message disappear, not correct the problem. The DIC has different modes which can ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... refueling. It is based on fuel economy and the fuel remaining in the fuel tank. The display will show LOW if the fuel level is low. The fuel economy data used to determine fuel range is an average of recent driving conditions. As your driving conditions change, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... addition to the engine oil life system monitoring the oil life, additional maintenance is recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. See Engine Oil on page... allow you to reset the trip odometers, turn off the FUEL LEVEL LOW message, and enables you to scroll through ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    .... CHANGE ENGINE OIL This message is displayed when the engine oil needs to be changed and service is required for your vehicle. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 and Engine Oil on page 5-16 for more information. Also see Engine Oil ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    CHECK WASHER FLUID If the washer fluid level is low, this message will appear on the DIC. Adding washer ... may occur. If an overheat warning appears on the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC, stop the ... button to acknowledge this message and clear it from the DIC display. FUEL LEVEL LOW If the fuel ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...oil pressure is corrected. See Engine Oil on page 5-16 for more information. If low oil pressure levels occur, this message will be displayed on the DIC... have your vehicle serviced by your GM dealer. See Engine Oil on page 5-16. KEY FOB # BATTERY LOW If a remote keyless entry transmitter...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... and clear it from the DIC display. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM If a problem occurs with the brake system this ... If you ever see the SERVICE STABILITRAK message, it means there may be a problem with your StabiliTrak® ... GM dealer inspect the system for problems. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-35 and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... on. However, you should turn StabiliTrak® off if your vehicle gets stuck in sand, mud, .... See If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow on page 4-44. To turn the StabiliTrak® system ... The message may be displayed if the brake system warning light is on. See Brake System Warning Light on ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... the return button on the steering wheel. The DIC message will also be cancelled if the ignition is turned off. The DIC message and the Service Engine Soon light may come on again during a second trip if the fuel cap is still not ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... to one setting based on your preference. All of the customizable options listed may not be available on your vehicle. Only the options ... default state since then. To change feature preferences, make sure the ignition is on and the vehicle is in PARK (P). Press the customization button to scroll ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... PARK (P). UNLOCK DOORS: KEY OUT: All of the doors will unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition. UNLOCK DOORS: MANUALLY: The doors will not be unlocked ... will flash each time you press the button with the lock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter. LOCK FEEDBACK: HORN:...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... your preference for how long the headlamps will stay on when you turn off the vehicle, press the select button while ...the amount of time that the headlamps stay on after you turn off the vehicle. If you choose OFF... turn off as soon as you turn off the vehicle. Choose one of the available options and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... EXIT SEAT: OFF (default): No seat exit recall will occur. EASY EXIT SEAT: ON: The driver's seat will move to the exit position when the key is removed from the ignition. Choose one of the available options and press the customization button while it is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... will only be recalled when the memory button 1 or 2 is pressed. SEAT RECALL: AT KEY IN: The driver's memory seat, mirrors, and adjustable pedals position you saved will be recalled when you put the key in the ignition. SEAT RECALL: ON REMOTE: The driver's memory seat, mirrors, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    .... When you see the language that you would like, release both buttons. The DIC will then display the information in the language you chose. You can also scroll through the different languages by pressing and holding the trip reset stem for four seconds, as long as you are in the odometer mode. 3-65
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...driving experience. See Defensive Driving on page 4-2. By taking a few moments to read this manual and get familiar with your vehicle's audio system, you can... you with a far greater access to audio stations and song listings. Giving extended attention to entertainment tasks while driving can cause ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...cations on page 5-3. Your vehicle has a feature called Retained Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, the audio system can be played even after the ignition is turned off. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-20 for more information. 3-67
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...button until the correct minute appears on the display. The time can be set with the ignition on or off. To synchronize the time with an FM station broadcasting Radio Data System... buttons at the same time until UPDATED and the clock symbol appear on the display. If the time is not available from the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... that includes song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ .... Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the system on and off. o VOL p (Volume): Turn this knob to increase or to decrease the volume. INFO (Information): When the ignition is off, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...vehicle speed increases. Set the volume at the desired level. Press this button to select LOW, MEDIUM, or HIGH. AVOL will appear on the display. Each higher setting will ...XM2 (if equipped). The display will show the selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. © SEEK ¨: ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...MID (without Bose®), or TREB appears on the display. Turn the knob to increase or to decrease. The display will show ... one beep and adjust the display level to the middle position. To adjust all tone... or adjusting the tone controls, returns the EQ to the manual mode. The radio will save separate AUTO...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... AUDIO knob until BAL appears on the display. Turn the knob to move the sound toward the right or ... AUDIO knob until FADE appears on the display. Turn the knob to move the sound toward the front ..., you will hear a beep, and the display level will be adjusted to the middle position. Finding a Program ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 2. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release ... switch to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn alternate frequency on, press and hold ...and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 3. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...complete message has been displayed, the information symbol will disappear from the display until another new ... must be returned to your GM dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system.... Take the vehicle to your GM dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned ... this channel. The system is working properly. No Signal Loading XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...be swapped between vehicles. If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your GM dealer. If tuned to channel 0, this ... the XM Radio 8 digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there may be a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...off with the CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start playing where it stopped, if it was the ... in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...track number will appear on the display when each track starts to play. Press this pushbutton again to turn off random play. RDM OFF will appear on the display. © SEEK ¨: Press the left arrow to go to the start of the current or to the previous track. Press the right arrow to go...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... an hour and try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the ... write it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. Z (Eject): Press this button to eject a CD. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Radio with CD (MP3) Radio Data System (RDS) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS, the radio can do the following: • Seek to stations broadcasting the selected type of programming • ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    .... Set the volume at the desired level. Press this button to select LOW, MEDIUM, or HIGH. AVOL ... the Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the system on and off. o VOL p (Volume):... to increase or to decrease the volume. DISPL (Display): When the ignition is turned off, press this knob to display ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... be programmed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, AM, or ... for that pushbutton. 6. Repeat the steps for each pushbutton. o TUNE p: o SEEK p: Turn this knob to select radio stations. Press the right or the left...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... (without Bose®), or TREB appears on the display. Turn the knob to increase or to decrease. The display will show the bass, midrange (without Bose®), or the treble level. If a station is weak or noisy, decrease ... classical. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, push and release the AUTO...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...switch to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn alternate frequency on, press and hold... will hear the announcement, even if the volume is low or a CD is playing. If a CD is playing... during the announcement. Alert announcements cannot be turned off. ALERT! will not be affected by tests...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... the TRAF button to turn off the traffic announcements. The radio will play the traffic announcement if the volume is low. The radio will interrupt the play of a CD if the last ... This function does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Radio Messages CAL ERR (Calibration Error): The...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned ... channel. The system is working properly. No Signl Loading Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/Feature ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...swapped between vehicles. If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your GM dealer. If tuned to channel 0, this ... XM™ Radio eight digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there may be a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... off with a CD in the player it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start to play where it stopped, if it was the ... in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... appear on the display when each track starts to play. Press RDM again to turn off random play.... CD symbol will appear on the display when a CD is loaded. o SEEK p: Press the left arrow to go to the start of ... ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the ignition and radio off if this button is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ..., minimize the length of the file, folder or playlist names. You can also play an MP3 CD that was recorded using no file folders. The system can support up to 11 folders in depth, though, keep the depth of the folders to a minimum in order to keep down the complexity and confusion in trying to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... first track under the root directory. When all tracks from the root directory have been played, play will continue from files according to their numerical listing. After playing the last track from the last folder, play will begin again at the first track of the first folder or root directory. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... off with a CD in the player it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start to play where it stopped, if it was the ... in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... the CD player. When using the CD player, use only CDs in good condition without any label, load one CD at a time, and keep the CD player and the loading slot free of foreign materials, liquids, and debris. If an error appears on the display, see "CD ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...random track. Press and release this pushbutton again to turn off random play. NO RDM will ... button to stop searching and to play the track. Turning the TUNE knob will fast track reverse or ...file name will appear on the display for each track. Turning this knob while in random will fast track reverse...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the ignition and radio off if this button is ... earlier in this section. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be ...an error message, write it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. 3-95
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    Radio with Cassette and CD Radio Data System (RDS) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS, the radio can do the following: • Seek to stations broadcasting the selected type of programming ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... increases. Set the volume at the desired level. Press this button to select LOW, MEDIUM, or HIGH. AVOL ...Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the system on and off. o VOL p (Volume): Turn this knob to increase or to decrease the volume. INFO (Information): When the ignition is off,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... be programed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, AM, ... appears on the display, the equalization will be set for that preset station. o TUNE p: Turn this knob to select radio stations. © SEEK ¨: Press either ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...MID (without Bose®), or TREB appears on the display. Turn the knob to increase or to decrease. The display will show ...pop, rock, and classical. Selecting CUSTOM or changing manual tone controls, returns the EQ to the manual tone control. The radio will save separate AUTO EQ settings for each preset ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 2. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release ...switch to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn alternate frequency on, press and hold ...radio may switch to stations with a stronger frequency. To turn alternate frequency off, press and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 3. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release the... and must be returned to your GM dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system ... up. Take the vehicle to your GM dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned ... this channel. The system is working properly. No Signal Loading XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...swapped between vehicles. If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your GM dealer. If tuned to channel 0, this ... XM™ Radio eight digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there may be a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... eject button to remove the tape and start over. If the ignition and radio are off, ... just as you do for the radio. The cassette tape symbol will appear on the display and an arrow showing which...tape when it reaches the end. Cassette tape adapter kits for portable CD players will work in the cassette ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... or backward through the tape. SEEK and a positive or negative number will appear on the display. Z (Eject): Press this button to eject a tape when it is not playing. Eject may be activated with the radio off. Cassette tapes may be loaded with the radio off if this button is pressed first. 3-105
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... errors: • The tape is tight and the player cannot turn the tape hubs. Remove the tape. Hold the... bypass feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and ...error message, write it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. 3-106
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...off with the CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start playing where it stopped, if it was the ... in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...track number will appear on the display when each track starts to play. Press this pushbutton again to turn off random play. RDM OFF will appear on the display....with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the radio and ignition off if this button is pressed fi...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... tape or a CD is loaded, or press the BAND button to select a different source. When the RSE system is turned off... try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be... error message, write it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. 3-109
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    Radio with Six-Disc CD Radio Data System (RDS) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS, the radio can do the following: • Seek to stations broadcasting the selected type of programming • ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... more volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds. To turn automatic volume off, press this button ... display. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. o VOLUME p: Turn this knob to increase or to decrease the volume. INFO (Information): When the ignition is off,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... be programed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, AM, ... appears on the display, the equalization will be set for that preset station. o TUNE p: Turn this knob to select radio stations. © SEEK ¨: Press either ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...MID (without Bose®), or TREB appears on the display. Turn the knob to increase or to decrease. The display will show the bass, midrange (without Bose®), or treble level. If a station is weak or noisy, decrease ... knob until BAL appears on the display. Turn the knob to move the sound toward the right...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 2. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release ...switch to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn alternate frequency on, press and hold ...radio may switch to stations with a stronger frequency. To turn alternate frequency off, press and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... and the last selected PTY will appear on the display. 3. Turn the TYPE knob or press and release the... and must be returned to your GM dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system ... up. Take the vehicle to your GM dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned ... this channel. The system is working properly. No Signal Loading XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...swapped between vehicles. If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your GM dealer. If tuned to channel 0, this ... XM™ Radio eight digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there may be a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom ...CD, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and release the LOAD button. 3. Wait for the indicator light, located to the right of the slot, to turn green. 4. Load a CD. Insert the CD...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... begin to flash and MULTI LOAD # will appear on the display. 3. Once the light stops flashing and turns green, INSERT CD # will appear on the display, load a CD. Insert ...will begin flashing again. Once the light stops flashing and turns green, you can load another CD. The CD ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... a CD after you have tried to push it in manually. The player's 25-second eject timer will .... RPT will appear on the display. Press RPT again to turn off repeat play. • To repeat the CD you are...RANDOM ONE will appear on the display. Press RDM again to turn off random play. FWD | (Forward): Press...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... 20 track selections. To save tracks into the song list feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on and load it with at least one ... mode. S-LIST should not appear on the display. If S-LIST is present, press the SONG LIST button to turn it off. 3-121
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... button. One beep will be heard and S-LIST will appear on the display. The recorded tracks will begin .... To delete tracks from the song list, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on. 2. Press the SONG LIST button to turn song list on. S-LIST will appear on the display. 3. Press either ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    To delete the entire song list, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on. 2. Press the SONG ... and try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be ... an error message, write it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. 3-123
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... button, if a CD is loaded, or press the BAND button to select a different source. When the RSE system is turned off, the DVD symbol will go off of the radio display and ... replace your own judgment. See the Navigation System manual for some tips to help you reduce distractions while ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... display Parental Control ON and the power indicator light on the DVD player will flash. It will also disable ...also be used to turn the DVD player power on and automatically resume play if the ignition ... the light does not illuminate, the batteries may need to be replaced. See “Battery Replacementମ.
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...and white connectors input right and left audio. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for proper connection of the auxiliary device. To use the auxiliary inputs on ...connect an external auxiliary device to the color-coded RCA jacks and turn both the auxiliary device and the RSE system power on. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    How to Change the Video Format when in the Auxiliary Mode The auxiliary input video format is preset to NTSC. In some countries, the video format may be in the PAL system. To change the video format, perform the following: 1. Press the display menu button. 2. Press the down arrow button to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...CD and Photo CD/CD-R media are fully supported by this DVD player. DVD-R and DVD-RW ...and DVD+RW media may or may not be supported by the DVD player. The DVD player does not... more information. The DVD player power may be turned on when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY, or when Retained Accessory Power...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...can be used to reduce loud audio and increase low audio produced by some DVDs. Press this button to turn the RSE system on and off. The power indicator light will illuminate when the power is on. O (Power): X (Eject): To change a feature back to the factory ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ..., gently insert the disc with the label side up into the loading slot. The DVD player will continue loading the disc and the player will automatically start, if the vehicle is ...not begin to play the main title, refer to the on-screen instructions. Stopping and Resuming Playback To stop playing ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... Control To use the remote control, aim it at the transmitter window below the video screen and press the desired button. Direct sunlight or very bright light may affect the ability of the RSE system to receive signals from the remote control. If the remote control does not seem to be working, the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... used to reduce loud audio and increase low audio produced by some DVDs. e (Audio): ... source. O (Power): on and off. Press this button to turn the DVD player v (Title): Press this button to... Track/Chapter): Press this button to return to the start of the current track or chapter. Press this button ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... this function will vary for each disc. { (Subtitle): Press this button to turn on subtitles and to move through subtitle options when a ... three seconds after inputting a number to clear the number(s). Press this button to turn the remote control backlight on. The backlight will time out after about ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...batteries and keep them in a cool, dry place. Problem No power. Disc will not play. The...parental control button might have been turned on. The power indicator light will flash. The system might be... control button might have been turned on. The power indicator light will flash. The system might be...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    Problem The disc was ejected, but it was pulled back into the DVD player. In auxiliary mode, the...the audio or language selection in the main DVD menu. Problem The remote control does not work. After... control button might have been turned on. The power indicator light will flash. If the stop button ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    Problem The auxiliary source is running but there is no picture or sound. My disc ...connections at both devices. Turn the DVD power off, then on, then press the load/eject ...vehicle. Check that the headphones are facing the front of the vehicle. Problem I lost the remote and/or the headphones. The DVD...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... if the format is not compatible with the DVD player. Load/Eject Error: This message will be displayed if the disc is not properly loaded or ejected. Disc Play Error: This message will be displayed if ...mobile fax, or walkie talkies. It may be necessary to turn off the DVD player when operating one ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... selections. This function is inactive if the front seat passengers are listing to the radio. Regular Wheelbase shown, Extended Wheelbase similar When a... front seat passengers are listening to a CD. P (Power): Press this button to turn the system on or off. The rear speakers will be muted when the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... will not operate and LOCKED will appear on the display. When the radio and vehicle are turned off, the blinking red light indicates that THEFTLOCK® is armed. With ... the OnStar system. See the OnStar® System on page 2-49 in this manual for more information. If your vehicle does not ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... or XM2 (if equipped), or a CD. If a CD is loaded the CD symbol will appear on the display. Q SEEK R: Press the up or ... reception, most AM radio stations will boost the power levels during the day, and then reduce these levels during the night. Static can also occur when things like storms and power ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...which scrub the tape head as the hubs of the cleaner cassette turn. The recommended cleaning cassette is available through your ...cleaning cassette from being ejected, use the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE CD button for five seconds. READY...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... and hold the EJT button for five seconds to reset the CLEAN indicator. The radio will display CLEANED to ... tape is in good condition before the tape player is serviced. Care of Your CDs and DVDs Handle ... and clean it. Make sure the wiping process starts from the center to the edge. Do not touch the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... by hand, then with a wrench one quarter turn. Chime Level Adjustment The radio is used to adjust the vehicle's chime level. To change the volume level of the chime, press and hold pushbutton 6 with the ignition on and the radio power off. The volume level will change from the normal level ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ✍ NOTES 3-144
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... Hypnosis ...4-38 Hill and Mountain Roads ...4-38 Winter Driving ...4-40 If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow ...4-44 Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out ...4-44 Loading Your Vehicle ...4-45 Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment ...4-50 Towing ...4-50 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your vehicle: Buckle up. See Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone on page 1-14. {CAUTION: Defensive driving really means...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what ... depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... before or during drinking will have a somewhat lower BAC level. There is a gender difference, too. ... means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight...percent. In some other countries, the limit is even lower. For example, it is 0.05 percent in both France ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... are worse at night. All drivers are impaired at BAC levels above 0.05 percent. Statistics show that the ... a BAC of 0.05 percent or above. A driver with a BAC level of 0.06 percent has doubled his or her chance of having a collision. At a BAC level of 0.10 percent, the chance of this driver having a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...your vehicle. Adding non-GM accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. See Accessories and Modifications on page 5-3. Braking See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-39. Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. First, you have to decide to push on the brake pedal. That...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... both the brake and ABS warning lights will come on accompanied by a 10-second chime. The lights and chime will come on each time the ignition is turned on until the problem is repaired. See your dealer for service. 4-7
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ABS can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. ... front wheel and at both rear wheels. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. 4-8
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... selectively applies braking pressure at any one of the vehicle's brakes to help guide the vehicle in the direction which... several diagnostic checks to insure there are no problems. You may hear or feel the system ...normal and does not mean there is a problem with your vehicle. If driving conditions ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... is both on and actively controlling the stability of the vehicle, the StabiliTrak® light will blink for the duration of the event. You may also feel or ...The vehicle will default to STABILITRAK ON every time the driver starts the vehicle. The StabiliTrak® light will be off and no DIC messages will ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... wheel spin in this mode, the StabiliTrak® indicator light may blink and the STABILITRAK ACTIVE ...but it may be necessary to turn the system off if your vehicle is stuck in sand, mud,..., the stability system is automatically disabled. The StabiliTrak® light will come on and the STABILITRAK OFF message...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...system events and the corresponding messages and lights that will be displayed on the instrument panel cluster. Vehicles with a DIC StabiliTrak® DIC Message Indicator Light Off Solid Solid ... without a DIC StabiliTrak® StabiliTrak® Indicator Light Service Light Off Solid Solid Off Off...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... the cruise control. See Cruise Control on page 3-11. StabiliTrak® will turn off automatically if a problem is detected in the system. The StabiliTrak® light will come on and SERVICE STABILITRAK will be displayed on the DIC. For vehicles without a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...the same laws of physics when driving on curves. The traction of the tires against the road surface makes it possible for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there is no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle going in the same direction. If you have ever tried to steer...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in... room. That is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very ... can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... successful pass, wait for a better time. If the level of the shoulder is only slightly below the pavement, ... vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn...see a sign up ahead that might indicate a turn or an intersection, delay your pass. A broken ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... the brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. • If you are being passed, make it easy for the following driver to get ahead of you. Perhaps you ... are lined up to pass a slow vehicle, wait your turn. But take care that someone is not trying to pass...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... or area of less danger. If your vehicle starts to slide, ease your foot off the accelerator... way you want the vehicle to go. If you start steering quickly enough, your vehicle may straighten... or braking, including reducing vehicle speed by shifting to a lower gear. Any sudden changes could cause the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... some things to do before you go out. For example, be sure to have all necessary maintenance and service work done. Check to make sure all underbody ... read all the information about your four-wheel-drive vehicle in this manual. Is there enough fuel? Is the spare tire fully inflated?...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... on the off-road terrain does not toss things around. You will find other important information in this manual. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45, Luggage Carrier on page 2-57, and Tires on page 5-55. • • 4-20
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... other can help quickly. Does your vehicle have a winch? If so, be sure to read the winch instructions. In a remote area, a winch can be handy if you get stuck. But you will want to know how to use it properly. • Always use established trails, roads, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Controlling your vehicle is the key to successful off-road driving. One of the best ways to control your vehicle is to control your speed. Here are some things to keep in mind. At higher speeds: Scanning the Terrain Off-road driving can take you over many different kinds of terrain. You need to be ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...an unpaved surface, it is especially important to avoid sudden acceleration, sudden turns, or sudden braking. In a way, off-road driving requires a different kind of...and highways. There are no road signs, posted speed limits, or signal lights. You have to use your own good judgment about what is safe...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...path up or down the hill so you will not have to make turning maneuvers? • Are there obstructions on the hill that can block your path, such ...up the hill, you need to take some special steps. • Use a low gear and get a firm grip on the steering wheel. • Get a smooth start up the hill and try...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    .... This way, you will be able to tell if the wheels are straight and maneuver as you back down. It is best that you back down the hill with the wheels straight rather than in the left or right direction. Turning the wheel too far to the left or right will increase the possibility of a rollover. 4-25
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... the parking brake, put the transmission in PARK (P) and turn off the engine. Leave the vehicle and go ... the vehicle. Leave it in some gear. • Never attempt to turn around if you are about to stall when going up ...transfer case in the Two-Wheel High, Four-Wheel High or Four-Wheel Low position. 4-26
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... your vehicle headed straight down, and use a low gear. This way, engine drag can help the...a serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and use a low gear to keep vehicle ...while still braking, restart the engine. 3. Shift back to a low gear, release the parking brake, and drive ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... hit some loose gravel and start to slide downhill. What should I do? • Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive across a hill. Loose gravel, muddy ... over. A: If you feel your vehicle starting to slide sideways, turn downhill. This should help straighten out the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... is harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll over, you will be right in its path. If you have to walk down ... will take if it does roll over. {CAUTION: Getting out on the downhill (low) side of a vehicle stopped across an incline is dangerous. If the vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ..., the wheels will not get good traction. You cannot accelerate as quickly, turning is more difficult, and you will need longer braking distances. It is best to use a low gear when you are in mud - the deeper the mud, the lower the gear. In really deep mud, the idea is ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... fuel lines and cooling system for any leakage. Your vehicle will require more frequent service due to off-road use. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule for additional information. {CAUTION: Driving through rushing water can be dangerous. Deep water ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... are likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. Here are some tips on night driving.... repeatedly. Remember that the headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are in a turn or curve. Keep your eyes moving; that way, it is easier to pick out dimly ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you cannot stop, accelerate, or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction ...a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Driving... through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... if your tires do not have much tread or if the pressure in one or more is low. It can happen if a lot of water is standing on the road. If you can see refl...If you try to drive through flowing water, as you might at a low water crossing, your vehicle can be carried away. As...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... traffic light is there because the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move, check both ... have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    .... Try to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors, and glance over your shoulder as often ... pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways - also called thruways, parkways, expressways, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... maintained, it is ready to go. If it needs service, have it done before starting out. Of course, you will find experienced and able service experts in GM dealerships all... they in good shape? • Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels? Before Leaving on a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... and to the sides. Check your mirrors and your instruments frequently. • If you get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get some ... Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system, and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... your engine do some of the slowing down. Shift to a lower gear when you go down a steep or long...uphill. You may want to shift down to a lower gear. The lower gears help cool your engine ...may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    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...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... maneuvers. What is the worst time for this? Wet ice. Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it is about freezing, 32°F (0°C), and freezing rain begins to fall. Try to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... 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: • Turn on your hazard flashers. • Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert police that you have been stopped by the snow. • Put on extra clothing or ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... When you run the engine, make it go a little faster than just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that ... engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel really uncomfortable ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    .... Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out First, turn your steering wheel left and right... pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. By slowly ... engine compartment fire or other damage. When you are stuck, spin the wheels as little as possible. Do ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...vehicle. Label Example A vehicle specific Tire and Loading Information label is attached to the center pillar (B-pillar)....(C) and the recommended cold tire inflation pressures (D). For more information on tires and inflation see Tires on page 5-55 and Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-62. 4-45
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... calculated in Step 4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. See Towing a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... lbs (0 kg) Refer to your vehicle's tire and loading information label for specific information about your vehicle's capacity ... vehicle may have an electronically controlled air suspension system that automatically keeps your vehicle level as you load and unload your vehicle. See Electronically...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). To find out the actual loads on your front and rear axles, you... help you with this. Be sure to spread out your load equally on both sides of the centerline. Never exceed ... vehicle's original tires and the inflation pressures needed to obtain the gross weight capacity of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... the vehicle goes. If you have to stop or turn quickly, or if there is a crash, they will ... strike and injure people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. • Put things in the cargo area of ... loading information for off-road driving in this manual. See “Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Drivingମ.
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... brakes for the vehicle being towed. See your dealer for additional trailering information. Towing Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. See Roadside Assistance Program on page 7-6. If you want to tow your vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Here are some important things to consider before you do recreational vehicle towing: Dinghy Towing Two-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Notice: If you tow your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, the drivetrain components could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not tow...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... towed, so it is important that you follow all the steps listed in this manual to dinghy tow your four-wheel-drive vehicle. Use the following procedure to tow ... the vehicle being towed is firmly attached to the towing vehicle. 7. Turn the ignition off. After towing, see "Shifting ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... after the vehicle being towed is firmly attached to the towing vehicle. 8. Turn the ignition off. After towing, see "Shifting Out .... 2. Shift the automatic transmission to PARK (P). 3. Turn the engine off, but leave the ignition on. 4. Firmly set the parking brake. 5. Securely attach the vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... Follow the dolly manufacturer's instructions to attach and secure the vehicle being towed to the dolly and then the loaded dolly to the... firmly attached to the towing vehicle. 6. Turn the ignition to LOCK. If the tow vehicle will not be started or driven for six weeks or more, remove the battery ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... compartment also serves as an indicator for internal system error. If the indicator light is flashing without the load leveling function or the inflator being active, turn off the ignition. The next day turn on the ignition and check the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... with your vehicle. Notice: Pulling a trailer improperly can damage your vehicle and result in costly repairs that would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the instructions in this section and check with your dealer for more information about towing a trailer with your vehicle. 4-56
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... This helps your engine and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads. • You can tow in DRIVE (D). You may want to shift the transmission... THIRD (3) or, if necessary, a lower gear selection if the transmission shifts too often (e.g., under heavy loads and/or hilly conditions). 4-57
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... find the maximum trailer weight for your vehicle. Vehicle 2WD Envoy (L6 Engine) 2WD Envoy (V8 Engine) 4WD Envoy (L6 Engine) 4WD Envoy (V8 Engine) 2WD Envoy ... kg) 12,500 lbs. (5 670 kg) 4WD Envoy XL (L6 Engine) 2WD Envoy XL (V8 Engine) 4WD Envoy XL (V8 Engine) *The Gross Combination Weight Rating...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...or advice, or you can write us at the address listed in your Warranty and Owner Assistance ... Vehicle for more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. Weight of the Trailer Tongue The tongue ... be 10 percent to 15 percent of the total loaded trailer weight (A), up to a maximum of 900 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...reduce the effect of trailer tongue weight on the rear axle. After you've loaded your trailer, weigh the trailer and then the tongue, separately, to ...more than the total of the additional weight. Consider the following example: A vehicle model base weight is 5,500 lbs (2 495 kg); 2,800 lbs (1 270 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... you have a front seat passenger and two rear seat passengers with some luggage and gear in the vehicle as well. You may add 300 lbs (136 kg)...) of tongue weight. Since tongue weight is usually at least 10 percent of total loaded trailer weight, you can expect that the largest trailer your vehicle can...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... numbers on the Certification label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see Loading Your Vehicle for more information. Then, be sure you don't go ... If you use a step-bumper hitch, the bumper could be damaged in sharp turns. Make sure there is ample room when turning to avoid contact between...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... must be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be ... the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch ... 3,000 psi (20 650 kPa) of pressure. • The trailer's brake system will use less ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...for leaks, and make necessary repairs before starting on your trip. • Keep the rear-most windows ... responsive as your vehicle is by itself. Before you start, check all trailer hitch parts and... During your trip, check occasionally to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lamps and any trailer...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... you can return to your lane. Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer The arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn or lane change. Properly ... or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on your instrument panel will flash for turns even if the bulbs on the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... Reduce speed and shift to a lower gear before you start down a long or steep ... Engine coolant will boil at a lower temperature than at normal altitudes. If you turn your engine...parked (preferably on level ground) with the automatic transmission in PARK (P) for a few minutes before turning the engine ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... the chocks. Maintenance When Trailer Towing Your vehicle will need service more often when you're pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance Schedule for more on this. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... Dark Green: Right Stop/Turn Signal Brown: Running Lamps White: Ground Light Green: Back-...Blue: Electric Brakes If you need to tow a light-duty trailer with a standard four-way round ...are located inside the vehicle on the driver's side under the instrument panel. These wires should be connected to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... ...5-50 Halogen Bulbs ...5-50 Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps ...5-50 ... and Definitions ...5-59 Inflation - Tire Pressure ...5-62 Tire Inspection and Rotation ...5-63 ... Fluid ...5-23 Engine Coolant ...5-25 Radiator Pressure Cap ...5-28 Engine Overheating ...5-28 Cooling ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... Damage ...5-99 Finish Damage ...5-99 Underbody Maintenance ...5-99 Chemical Paint Spotting ...5-99 Vehicle ... Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-101 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-101 Electrical ......5-92 Fabric/Carpet ...5-94 Leather ...5-94 Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    .... You will get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to keep your GM...When you go to your GM dealer and ask for GM Accessories, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories. California ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about ...this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-15...the mileage and the date of any service work you perform. See Maintenance Record on page 6-15...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... or higher and you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. Fuel Use of the recommended fuel is an important part of the proper maintenance of your vehicle. Gasoline Specifications At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specifi...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may turn on and your vehicle may fail a ... valves clean, or if your vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, look for... correct and prevent most deposit-related problems. Gasolines containing oxygenates, such as ethers and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... be covered under your warranty. Some gasolines that are not reformulated for low emissions may contain an octane-enhancing additive called ... control system may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may turn on. If this occurs, return to your authorized GM dealer for service. Fuels in Foreign ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    .... To help avoid injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are ... door on the driver's side of the vehicle. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly counterclockwise. While refueling, hang the tethered fuel cap ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... allow fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 3-42. There may also be a light that comes on in the instrument panel to let you know if your gas cap is not properly installed. See Check Gas Cap Light on...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... it is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the gasoline vapor. You can be badly burned and your vehicle damaged... 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...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    Hood Release 1. To open the hood, first pull the handle with this symbol on it. It is located inside the vehicle under the instrument panel on the driver's side. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 4.2L L6 engine, here is what you will see: 5-12
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... page 5-23. F. Engine Oil Dipstick. See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-16. G. Radiator Pressure Cap. See Radiator Pressure Cap on page 5-28. H. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    When you open the hood on the 5.3L V8 engine, here is what you will see: 5-14
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    .... See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-16. G. Radiator Pressure Cap. See Radiator Pressure Cap on page 5-28. H. Remote Negative (−) Terminal (Marked GND). See Jump Starting on page 5-42. I. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir. See Power Steering ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...oil must be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop.... Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine oil dipstick. 1. Turn off the engine and give the ..., keeping the tip down, and check the level. When to Add Engine Oil L6 Engine V8 Engine...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... add too much oil. If your engine has so much oil that the oil level gets above the cross-hatched area (F) that shows the ... of the engine oil fill cap. Be sure to add enough oil to put the level somewhere in the proper operating range. Push the dipstick all the way back in when you are through. 5-...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... two things: • GM6094M Your vehicle's engine requires oil meeting GM Standard GM6094M. You should look for and use only an oil that meets GM Standard GM6094M. • SAE 5W-30 ... 5W-30 is best for your vehicle. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... 5W-30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil. Both will provide easier cold starting and better protection for your engine at extremely low temperatures. Engine Oil Additives You should look for this information on the oil container, and use only ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...reset the system. To reset the Engine Oil Life System, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition key to RUN with the engine off. 2. Fully press ... accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. 3. Turn the key to LOCK. If the light/message comes back on when you start the vehicle, the engine ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ..., recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station, or a ... each 50,000 mile (83 000 km) interval. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 for more information. If you are driving in ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter To inspect the air cleaner/filter remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains caked with dirt, a new filter is required. To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... check your automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Additional Required Services...F (10°C), you may have to idle the engine longer. Should the fluid level be low during this cold check, you must check the fluid...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... vehicle as follows: 1. Park your vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. 2. With the parking ... sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. The fluid level must be in the COLD area,... to get an accurate reading. 4. If the fluid level is in the acceptable range, push the dipstick back ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Add Automatic Transmission Fluid Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of transmission fluid ...system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see ...coolant may require changing sooner, at the first maintenance service after each 30,000 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... in your vehicle's cooling system, you could damage your vehicle. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12 for more information. {CAUTION: Adding only plain...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... almost never have to add coolant at the radiator. Never turn the radiator pressure cap - even a little - when the engine and radiator are ... not spill coolant on a hot engine. Occasionally check the coolant level in the radiator. For information on how to add coolant to the radiator, see Cooling ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    Radiator Pressure Cap Notice: If the pressure cap is not tightly installed, coolant loss and possible ... if you see or hear steam coming from it. Just turn it off and get everyone away from the ... find a coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument panel. See Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ...engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine ... are parked. If you still have the warning, turn off the engine and get everyone out of ...road, shift to PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) and let the engine idle. 2. Turn on your heater to full hot at the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...will see: 5.3L V8 Engine A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan If the coolant inside the coolant recovery ... do anything else until it cools down. The vehicle should be parked on a level surface. 4.2L L6 Engine A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    The coolant level should be at least up to the FULL COLD mark. If it is not, you may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water ... pedal down. If it does not, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. Notice: Engine damage from running ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you have not found a problem yet, but the coolant level is not at the FULL COLD mark, add a 50/50 mixture of clean, ... coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at the FULL COLD mark, start your vehicle. {CAUTION: Adding only plain water to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ...they can come out at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure... hot. Wait for the cooling system and radiator pressure cap to cool if you ever have... pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. See Engine Coolant on page 5-25 for more information about the proper coolant mixture. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 5-34
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    .... Watch out for the engine cooling fan. 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. If the level is lower, add more of the proper DEX-COOL®... the filler neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 8. Then replace the pressure cap. At ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... Fluid To check the power steering fluid, do the following: 1. Turn the key off and let the engine compartment cool down. 2. Wipe the cap and the top of ...hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. What to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating ...using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix... Washer Fluid Open the cap with the washer symbol on it. Add washer fluid until the tank...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ...the brake hydraulic system. See "Checking Brake Fluid" in this section. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to check your brake fluid. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. There are only two reasons why the brake fluid level in the reservoir might go...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... the cap. Look at the brake fluid reservoir. The fluid level should be above MIN. If it is not, have ... is done on the brake hydraulic system, make sure the level is above the MIN, but not over the MAX...example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something is ... wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Continuing to drive with worn-out ... increase in pedal travel. This could be a sign of brake trouble. Brake Adjustment Every time you ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... explode. You can be badly hurt if you are not careful. See Jump Starting on page 5-42 for tips on working around a battery without getting hurt. Battery Your vehicle has a maintenance free battery. When it is time for a new battery, get one that has the replacement ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    Jump Starting If your vehicle's battery has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and ... parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or a manual transmission in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. If you have a ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always turn off your radio and other accessories when jump starting your vehicle. 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories plugged into the cigarette lighter or the accessory ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    {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 do not have loose or missing insulation. If they do, you could get a shock. The vehicles could be damaged too. Before you connect the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... (−) cable to the remote negative (−) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it will not start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 5-45
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    Notice: If the jumper cables are connected or removed in the wrong order, electrical shorting may occur and damage the vehicle. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always connect and remove the jumper cables in the correct order, making sure that the cables do not touch each other or...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...uid unless you suspect there is a leak or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. The proper level is from 0 to 3/8 inch (0 to 10 mm) below the bottom of the filler plug hole, located on...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. If the level is below the bottom of the filler ... need to add some lubricant. Add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. Use care not to overtighten...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. If the level is below the bottom of the fi... at operating temperature (warm), add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. How to Check Lubricant What to...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... on page 5-52. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer. Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and ... or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 3. Pull the headlamp assembly away from the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... glass with your fingers. 8. Reinstall by reversing Steps 1 through 6. Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps To replace a stoplamp/taillamp or turn signal bulb, do the following: 1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate/Liftglass on page 2-13 for more information. 2. Remove ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ...Signal Lamps Halogen Headlamps High-Beam Low-Beam Rear Turn Signal, Stoplamp and Taillamp ...HB3 9006 HB4 3057 For replacement bulbs not listed here, contact your dealer. 1. Reach behind ... rear bumper and locate the bulb socket. 2. Turn it counterclockwise to remove from the bulb assembly. 3. Pull the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear or cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. Allowing the wiper blade arm to touch the windshield when no wiper blade is installed could damage the windshield. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... on both sides of the insert slots. A. Claw in Notch B. Correct Installation C. Incorrect Installation 6. Put the blade assembly pivot in the wiper arm hook. Pull up until the pivot locking tab locks in the hook slot. 7. Carefully lower the wiper arm and blade assembly onto the windshield. 5-54
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ... Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement on page 5-53 for instructions on how to change the backglass wiper blade. The backglass ... tires are cold. See Inflation Tire Pressure on page 5-62. • Overinflated tires are...you hit a pothole. Keep tires at the recommended pressure. • Worn, old tires can cause ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ...5-68. (G) Maximum Cold Inflation Load Limit: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. For information on recommended tire pressure see Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-62 and Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45. Passenger (P-...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load when used in a dual confi...load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load when used as a single. For information ...Tire Pressure on page 5-62 and Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45. 5-57 Light ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... examples show the different parts of a tire size. (A) Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: The United States...size aspect ratio is 75, as shown in item C of the light truck (LT-Metric) tire illustration,...Diameter of the wheel in inches. Passenger (P-Metric) Tire Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire (A) Passenger ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Tire Terminology and Definitions Air Pressure: The amount of air inside the tire pressing outward on each square inch of the tire. Air pressure is expressed in pounds per square inch (psi) ... up heat from driving. See Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-62. Curb Weight: This means the ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... on a vehicle. Kilopascal (kPa): The metric unit for air pressure. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load Index: An assigned ... cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles. Recommended Inflation Pressure: Vehicle ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... multiplied by 150 lbs (68 kg) plus the rated cargo load. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45. Vehicle Maximum Load on the ...s capacity weight and the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation pressure. See “Tire and Loading Information Label” under Loading Your Vehicle on page ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... cold. The recommended cold tire inflation pressure, shown on the label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support your vehicle's maximum load carrying capacity. For additional information regarding how much weight your vehicle can carry, ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ...pressure on the tire and loading information label, no further adjustment is necessary. If the pressure is low, add air until you reach the recommended... wear for all tires on the vehicle. The first rotation is the most important. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. 5-63
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ...correct rotation pattern shown here. After the tires have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45, for an example of the label and its...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    When It Is Time for New Tires One way to tell when it is time for new tires is to check the treadwear indicators, which will appear when your tires have only 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) or less of tread remaining. Some commercial truck tires may not have treadwear indicators. You need a new tire if any of ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ...critical specifications that impact the overall performance of your vehicle, including brake system performance, ride and handling, traction control, and tire pressure monitoring performance. GM's TPC Spec number is molded onto the tire's sidewall by the tire manufacturer. If the tires have an...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... tires) as your vehicle's original tires. Your vehicle's original equipment tires are listed on the Tire and Loading Information Label. This label is attached to...sized wheels, your vehicle may not provide an acceptable level of performance and safety if tires not recommended ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices, and differences in road characteristics and climate. Treadwear 200 .... While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these grades, they must also...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ...lead to sudden tire failure. The grade C corresponds to a level of performance which all passenger car.... 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than.... Excessive speed, underinflation, or excessive loading, either separately or in combination, can cause...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    Each new wheel should have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset and be mounted the same way as the..., and wheel nuts for your vehicle. Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ...also use it to bring your tire pressure up to the proper pressure. It is not designed to infl...side of the vehicle behind an access cover, near the liftgate opening. {CAUTION: Do not use ...combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ...inflator instructions, and inflate any object only to its recommended pressure. 2. Attach ...Press and release the switch to turn the air inflator on. The indicator light will remain on when the infl...ator hose from the outlet during loading and unloading. Load leveling will not function with the in�.
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... can still steer. Gently brake to a stop, well off the road if possible. {CAUTION: Lifting a vehicle and getting under it to do maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety equipment and training. The jack provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on your hazard warning flashers. See ...they could be badly injured or even killed. Find a level place to change your tire. To help prevent ...the transfer case is in a drive gear- not in NEUTRAL. 4. Turn off the engine and do not restart ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools Extended Model Regular Model The jacking equipment you will need is stored under the...in the left rear quarter panel storage compartment (extended model). To release the jack from its holder, turn the knob on the jack counterclockwise to lower the jack head. See Rear...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... end) (C), handle (jack end) (D), and jack (E). The extended model will include an additional extension. The following instructions explain how to remove the underbody-mounted spare underneath your vehicle. 1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate/Liftglass on page ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... gate is open and is just above the rear bumper. Be sure the socket end of the extension (C) connects to the hoist shaft. 4. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the spare tire. Keep turning the wheel wrench until the spare tire can be...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 5. Tilt the retainer at the end of the cable when the tire has been completely lowered, and pull it through the wheel opening. 6. Pull the tire out from under the vehicle. Notice: If you drive away before the spare tire or secondary latch system ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. Do not remove them yet. 3. Turn the jack adjusting knob clockwise by hand to raise the jack lift head. 4. Place ... If the vehicle slips off the jack you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. 5-79
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... To help avoid personal injury and vehicle damage, be sure to fit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising the vehicle. 6. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack handle clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit. 5-80
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    7. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 8. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. 9. Place the spare tire on the wheel-mounting surface. {CAUTION: Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... each nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. If a nut cannot be turned by hand, use the wheel wrench and see your dealer as soon as possible. 12. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack handle counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 5-82
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    {CAUTION: Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel nuts can cause the wheel to come loose and even come off. This could lead to an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new original equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhere as soon as you ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ...or Spare Tire and Tools on page 5-88 for instructions on storing the spare or flat tire correctly. {CAUTION: ... Step 6. {CAUTION: Before beginning this procedure read all the instructions. Failure to read and follow the... and others could get hurt. Read and follow the instructions listed below. 5-84
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ... You cannot overtighten the cable. 3. Loosen the cable by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise three or four turns. 4. Repeat this procedure at least two times. If the spare tire lowers to... Spare Tire and Tools on page 5-75. 5. Turn the wrench counterclockwise until approximately 6 inches ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    7. Turn the wrench clockwise to raise the jack until it lifts the end fitting. 8. Continue raising the jack until...has released and the spare tire is balancing on the jack. 9. Lower the jack by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Keep lowering the jack until the spare tire slides off the jack ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ...vehicle. Always reinstall this cable before driving your vehicle. 14. Turn the wheel wrench clockwise to raise the cable back up if the ...spare tire using the hoist assembly until it has been repaired or replaced. 12. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the spare the rest of the way. 5-87
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop or collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Store all these in the proper place. properly and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... Pointed Up) 6. Raise the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle. Continue turning the wheel wrench (A) clockwise until you hear two clicks or feel it... sure the tire is stored securely. Push, pull (A), and then try to turn (B) the tire. If the tire moves, use the wheel wrench and socket end...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ... (D) in the slots provided. 2. Roll up the instruction label (C) and return to the slot in the tool kit. 3. Assemble the wheel blocks (F) to the jack. 4.... seat to its proper position. A. B. C. D. Regular Model E. Knob Handle F. Wheel Blocks Wheel Wrench and Jack Instruction Label Extension(s) 5-90
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ...Insert the wheel blocks (E) and then the jack (E). 4. Turn the knob (C) on the jack clockwise to raise the jack head. 5. Reinstall the cover. A. B. C. D. Extended Model E. Wheel Blocks Instruction Label and Jack Handle F. Wheel Wrench Knob Extension(s) 5-91...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ...ation pressure regularly. See Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-62 and Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-45 for information regarding proper tire inflation and loading your vehicle. For instruction on how to remove, install or store a spare tire, see Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ...using cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning your vehicle's ... vehicle's interior surfaces. • Never apply heavy pressure or rub aggressively with a cleaning cloth. Use of heavy pressure can damage your interior and does not improve the effectiveness of...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... remove as much as possible and then vacuum. To clean, use the following instructions: 1. Saturate a lint-free, clean white cloth with water or club soda. 2. Wring the cloth to remove excess moisture. 3. Start on the outside edge of the soil and gently rub toward the center. Continue...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces A soft cloth dampened with water may be used to remove ... non-uniform manner. Some commercial products may increase gloss on your instrument panel. The increase in gloss may cause annoying reflections in the windshield and even make it difficult to ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... an all-cotton towel to avoid surface scratches and water spotting. High pressure car washes may cause water to enter the vehicle. Cleaning Exterior...and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-96. Finish Care Occasional waxing ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    Foreign materials such as calcium chloride and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, chemicals from industrial chimneys, etc., can damage your vehicle's finish if they remain on painted surfaces. Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. If necessary, use non-...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    Aluminum Wheels Notice: If you use strong soaps, chemicals, abrasive polishes, cleaners, brushes, or cleaners that contain acid on aluminum or chrome-plated wheels, you could damage the surface of the wheel(s). The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only GM-approved cleaners on ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. Original manufacturer replacement parts will provide the corrosion protection while maintaining the warranty. Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on the underbody. If these are not removed,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ... Remover Polish Cleaner Wax Foaming Tire Shine Low Gloss Wash Wax Concentrate Spot Lifter ... Eliminator Usage Removes swirl marks, fine scratches, and other light surface contamination. Removes light ... necessary. Medium foaming shampoo. Cleans and lightly waxes. Biodegradable and phosphate free. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... identifier for your vehicle. It appears on a plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the driver's side. You can see it if .... The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title and registration. VIN Model designation Paint ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ...motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and ...power windows and other power accessories. When the current load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away. 5-102
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the ... and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse,... cover by snapping off while lifting. To reinstall the fuse panel cover, reverse the sequence. 5-103
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    L6 Engine 5-104
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... Passenger’s Side High-Beam Headlamp Passenger’s Side Low-Beam Headlamp Back-Up Trailer Lamps ...s Side High-Beam Headlamp Driver’s Side Low-Beam Headlamp Rear Window Washer, Headlamp ... Used Electric Adjustable Pedals Truck Body Controller, Ignition 1 Crank Airbag Trailer Electric Brake Cooling ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    Fuses 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Usage Instrument Panel Cluster, Driver Information Center Automatic Shift Lock Control ... 52 53 54 56 58 Usage Ignition A Blower Motor Ignition B Passenger's Side Trailer Turn Driver's Side Trailer Turn Hazard Flashers Headlamp Driver Module Air ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ... Cooling Fan Relays 46 47 49 55 57 Usage Headlamp Driver Module Starter Electric Adjustable Pedal Air Injection Reactor (AIR) Solenoid Powertrain Miscellaneous Usage 48 Instrument Panel Battery 5-107
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    V8 Engine 5-108
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ...Passenger's Side High-Beam Headlamp Passenger's Side Low-Beam Headlamp Back-Up Trailer Lamps Driver's Side High-Beam Headlamp Driver's Side Low-Beam Headlamp Rear Window Washer, Headlamp ...23 Usage Fog Lamps Stoplamp Cigarette Lighter Ignition Coils Canister Vent Truck Body Controller,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    Fuses 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Usage Instrument Panel Cluster, Driver Information Center Automatic Shift Lock Control ... 55 56 57 58 59 Usage Blower Motor Ignition B Passenger's Side Trailer Turn Driver's Side Trailer Turn Hazard Flashers Transmission Oxygen Sensor Bank B ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ... Headlamp Driver Module Starter Electric Adjustable Pedal Powertrain Vehicle Stability Enhancement System (StabiliTrak®) Rear Underseat Fuse Block Envoy Miscellaneous Usage 48 Instrument Panel Battery 5-111
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    Envoy 5-112
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ...12 13 14 Usage Right Door Control Module Left Door Control Module Liftgate Module 2 Truck Body Controller 3 Rear Fog Lamps Blank Truck Body Controller... Vehicle Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp Right Rear Parking Lamps Locks Liftgate Module/Driver Seat Module Blank Lock Blank Unlock Blank Blank OnStar...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ... Air Conditioning B Front Parking Lamps Fuses 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 Usage Left Turn Signal Heat Ventilation Air Conditioning 1 Truck Body Controller 4 Radio Trailer Park Right Turn Signal Heat Ventilation Air Conditioning 5-114
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    Fuses 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 Usage Rear Fog Lamps Auxiliary Power 1 Ignition 0 Four-Wheel Drive Blank Truck Body Controller Ignition Brakes Truck Body Controller Run Envoy XL 5-115
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    Envoy XL 5-116
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 473
    ... 14 15 16 17 Usage Right Door Control Module Left Door Control Module Liftgate Module 2 Truck Body Controller 3 Rear Fog Lamps Blank Truck Body Controller 2 Power... 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Usage Locks Liftgate Module/Driver Seat Module Vent Window Lock Retained Accessory Power Blank Unlock ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    ... Ventilation Air Conditioning B Front Parking Lamps Left Turn Signal Heat Ventilation Air Conditioning 1 Truck Body Controller 4 Radio Trailer Park Right Turn Signal Heat Ventilation Air Conditioning Rear Fog ... BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK Usage Ignition 0 Four-Wheel Drive Blank Truck Body ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    ...Transmission (Drain and Refill) 5.0 qt 4.7 L Wheel Nut Torque 100 lb ft 140 Y All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck the fluid level after filling. 5-119
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    Engine Specifications Engine 4.2L L6 5.3L V8 VIN Code S M Transmission Automatic Automatic Spark Plug Gap 0.042 inches (1.07 mm) 0.040 inches (1.01 mm) 5-120
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ... ...6-2 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Using the Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Additional Required Services ...6-6 Maintenance Footnotes ...6-7 6-1
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    Maintenance Schedule Introduction Important: Keep engine oil at the proper level and change as ... sure to maintain your vehicle properly. Using the Maintenance Schedule Have you purchased the GM ... condition. Any damage caused by failure to follow scheduled maintenance may not be covered by warranty. ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 479
    ..., see your GM Goodwrench® dealer. This schedule is for vehicles that: {CAUTION: Performing maintenance work on a vehicle can be dangerous. In... the recommended fuel. See Gasoline Octane on page 5-5. The services in Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 should be performed when indicated. See Additional ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 480
    ... Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the light or message comes on 10 ... the last service or if the light or message has not come on at all for one year. Scheduled Maintenance When the change engine oil light or CHANGE ENGINE OIL DIC ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 481
    Scheduled Maintenance Service Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-16. Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil... Lubricate body components. See footnote (f). Check transmission fluid level and add fluid as needed. See footnote (g Maintenance I • • Maintenance II 6-5
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 482
    ... should be performed at the first maintenance service (I or II) after the indicated miles (kilometers) shown for... transmission fluid and filter (severe service). See footnotes (g) and (h). Change automatic transmission fluid and filter (normal service). See footnote (g). Automatic transfer case ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 483
    ...000 (200 000) 150,000 (240 000) • • Maintenance Footnotes (a) Visually inspect brake lines and ... GM parts as needed. To help ensure proper operation, a pressure test of the cooling system and pressure cap and cleaning the outside of the radiator and air conditioning condenser is recommended at ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 484
    .... The airbag system does not need regular maintenance. (f) Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood latch assembly, secondary latch, pivots, spring anchor, ... vehicle system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired and the fluid level checked. Add fluid...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 485
    ... underhood checks at each fuel fill. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See Engine Oil .... Failure to keep your engine oil at the proper level can cause damage to your... highway drivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System service notification. Check...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 486
    ...2-31. Do not use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try to start the engine ... regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move. 3. With the engine off, turn the ignition to RUN, but do not start the engine. Without applying the regular brake...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 487
    ... parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition to LOCK in each shift lever position... regular brake, set the parking brake. • The ignition should turn to LOCK only when the shift lever ...until the vehicle is held by the parking brake only. • The key should come out only in LOCK....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 488
    ... Certified for Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. GM Goodwrench® Engine Oil oil meets all the ... in Parking Brake Canada 88901242) or lubricant Cable Guides meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or ... Transmission Fluid. Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube Key Lock (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 489
    ... of NLGI #2, Anchor, and Category LB or GC-LB. Release Pawl Usage Usage Hood and Door Hinges, Body Door Hinge Pins, Liftgate Hinge and Linkage, Folding Seats, and Fuel Door Hinge Outer Tailgate Handle Pivot Points and Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning Weatherstrip Squeaks Fluid/Lubricant Multi-...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 490
    Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Part Automatic Transmission Filter Kit Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter 4.2L L6 Engine 5.3L V8 Engine Spark Plugs 4....
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 491
    Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. See Maintenance Requirements on page 6-2. Any additional information from Owner Checks and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 492
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-16
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 493
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-17
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 494
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 495
    ... States Government ...7-14 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...7-14 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7-15 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-15 Customer Assistance and Information ...7-2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2 Online Owner Center ...7-3 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 496
    ... and goodwill are important to your dealer and to GMC. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction ... by the dealership without further help, contact the GMC Consumer Relations Manager by calling 1-800-... date and present mileage. When contacting GMC, please remember that your concern will likely ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 497
    ... including tips and videos and an electronic version of this owner's manual (United States only). • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. • Find GM dealers for service nationwide. • Receive special promotions...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 498
    ...-impaired and who use the Text Telephones (TTYs), GMC has TTY equipment available at its Customer Assistance ...can dial 1-800-263-3830.) United States GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 Detroit,... 313-381-0022 Customer Assistance Offices GMC encourages customers to call the toll-free number...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 499
    Canada General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8P7 1-800-263-3777 (English) 1-800-263-7854 (French) 1-800-263-3830 (For Text Telephone devices (TTYs)) Roadside Assistance: 1-800-268-6800 GM Mobility Reimbursement Program ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 500
    Roadside Assistance Program As the owner of a new GMC vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the GMC Roadside Assistance program. ...in the city or travel the open road. Call 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800-462-8782) to speak with a GMC Road Assistance representative 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We will ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 501
    ... family. Remember, we are only a phone call away. GMC Roadside Assistance: 1-800-462-8782, text telephone (TTY) users, call 1-888-889-2438. GMC reserves the right to limit services or ... in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. GMC reserves the right to make any changes or ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 502
    ... cannot be scheduled into the service department immediately, keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, please call your dealership, let them know this, and ask for instructions. If ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 503
    ... will be limited to a maximum amount per day and must be supported by receipts. This requires that you sign and complete a rental agreement and ... available only at participating dealers and all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please contact your dealer ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 504
    Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders Your vehicle, like other modern motor vehicles, has a number of sophisticated computer systems that monitor and control several aspects of the vehicle's performance. Your vehicle uses on-board vehicle computers to monitor emission control ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 505
    ... data. If your vehicle is equipped with OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. Collision Damage Repair If your vehicle is involved in a collision and...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 506
    ...insurance carrier. If your vehicle is leased, the leasing company may require you to have ...if its position puts you in danger or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. • Give only ... vehicle cannot be driven, know where the towing service will be taking it. Get a card from the tow truck ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 507
    ... you will need from the other driver. Things like name, address, phone number, driver's license number, vehicle license plate, vehicle make, model and model year, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), insurance company and policy number, and a general description of the damage to the other vehicle...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 508
    ...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 call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 509
    ...ll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800-462-8782), or write: GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 Detroit, MI 48232-5172 In Canada, please...Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle suspension,...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 510
    ... are written specifically for owners and intended to provide basic operational information about the vehicle. The owner's manual will include the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner's Manual, and ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 511
    ...55 Airbag Passenger Status Indicator ...3-36 Readiness Light ...3-35 Airbag Sensing and Diagnostic Module ... Finish Care ...5-96 Finish Damage ...5-99 Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces... Metal Damage ...5-99 Tires ...5-98 Underbody Maintenance ...5-99 Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 512
    ......3-143 Navigation/Radio System, see Navigation Manual ...3-124 Radio with Cassette and CD ...3-... Lamps ...5-50 Replacement Bulbs ...5-52 Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps ...5-51 Buying New...ABS) ...4-7 Emergencies ...4-9 Parking ...2-31 System Warning Light ...3-39 Brake Pedal, Throttle ...2-22 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 513
    ...Finish Care ...5-96 Inside of Your Vehicle ...5-92 Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces...(cont.) Leather ...5-94 Tires ...5-98 Underbody Maintenance ...5-99 Washing Your Vehicle ...5-96 ......5-30 Cruise Control ...3-11 Cruise Control Light ...3-47 Customer Assistance Information Courtesy ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 514
    ... Defects to the United States Government ...7-14 Roadside Assistance Program ...7-6 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-15 D Daytime Running Lamps ...3-15 ... ...2-9 Displacement on Demand™ (DoD™) ...2-23 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Dome Lamp Override ...3-18 Dome Lamps ...3-17 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 515
    .../Filter ...5-21 Battery ...5-41 Change Engine Oil Light ...3-46 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-42 Coolant ...5-25 Coolant Heater ...2-22 ...Fuels in Foreign Countries ...5-7 Gage ...3-49 Gasoline Octane ...5-5 Gasoline Specifications ...5-5 Low Warning Light ...3-49 5
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 516
    ...Hood Checking Things Under ...5-10 Release ...5-11 Horn ...3-6 How to Use This Manual ...ii How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...1-19 G Gage Check Gages Warning Light ...3-48 Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-41 Fuel ...3-49 Oil Pressure ...3-45 Speedometer ...3-33 Tachometer ...3-33 Voltmeter Gage...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 517
    ...34 Inflation - Tire Pressure ...5-62 Instrument Panel Overview ...3-4 Instrument Panel (I/P) Brightness ...3-17 Cluster ...3-32 J Jump Starting ...5-42 K Keyless Entry ...Liftglass/Liftgate ...Light Airbag Readiness ...Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ...Brake System Warning ...Change...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 518
    ... Automatic Door Locks ...2-10 Rear Door Security Locks ...2-12 Loss of Control ...4-18 Low Fuel Warning Light ...3-49 Luggage Carrier ...2-57 Lumbar Manual Controls ...1-3 Power Controls ...1-4 Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services ...6-6 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 519
    ...Navigation/Radio System, see Navigation Manual ...3-124 New Vehicle Break-In ...2-19 Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Outside (cont.) Manual Mirrors ...2-47 Power Mirrors ...Off-Road Recovery ...4-16 Oil Change Engine Oil Light ...3-46 Engine ...5-16 Pressure Gage ...3-45 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 520
    ... Questions and Answers About Safety Belts ...1-18 R Radiator Pressure Cap ...5-28 Radios ...3-66 Care of ... ...3-142 Navigation/Radio System, see Navigation Manual ...3-124 Radio with Cassette and CD ...3-96... Vehicle Towing ...4-50 Reduced Engine Power Light ...3-47 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-5 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 521
    ... ...1-14 Safety Warnings and Symbols ...iii Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Seats Head Restraints ...1-8 Heated Seats ...1-4 Manual ...1-2 Manual Lumbar ...1-3 Memory ...2-...53 Rear Outside Seat Position ...1-51 Right Front Seat Position ...1-53 Security Light ...3-46 Service ...5-3 ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 522
    ...-Wheel-Drive Warning Light ...3-48 Publications Ordering Information ...7-15 Servicing Your Airbag-... System ...4-9 StabiliTrak® Indicator Light ...3-41 StabiliTrak® Service Light ...3-40 Starting Your Engine ... Areas (cont.) Luggage Carrier ...Overhead Console ...Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 523
    ...23 Transmission Operation, Automatic ...2-24 Trip Odometer ...3-33 Turn and Lane-Change Signals ...3-7 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever ...3-7 U Understanding Radio Reception ...3-140 Uniform Tire Quality ... Control ...4-6 Damage Warnings ...iv Loading ...4-45 Symbols ...iv Vehicle Customization, DIC ...
  • 2006 GMC Envoy | Owner's Manual - Page 524
    W Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators ...3-31 Warnings DIC Warnings and Messages ...3-54 Hazard Warning Flashers ...3-6 Other Warning Devices ...3-6 Safety and Symbols ...iii Vehicle Damage ...iv Wheels Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-69 Different Size ...5-...



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