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2010 GMC Acadia Manual

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  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2010 GMC Acadia Owner Manual M In Brief ...1-1 Instrument Panel ...1-2 Initial Drive Information ...1-4 Vehicle Features ...1-15 Performance and Maintenance ... ...9-30 Cruise Control ...9-32 Object Detection Systems ...9-35 Fuel ...9-42 Towing ...9-47 Conversions and Add-Ons ...9-59 Vehicle Care ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    2010 GMC Acadia Owner Manual M Wheels and Tires ...10-36 Jump Starting ...10-79 Towing ...10-83 Appearance Care ...10-86 Service and Maintenance ...11-1 General Information ...11-1 Scheduled Maintenance ...11-2 Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts ...11-8 Maintenance Records ...11-11 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...©ro de poste 6438 de langue française www.helminc.com GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, GMC, the GMC Emblem, and the name ACADIA, are registered trademarks of General Motors. This manual describes features that may or may not be on your specific ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... M : This symbol is shown when you need to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information. * : This symbol is shown when you need to see a service manual for additional instructions or information. A circle with a slash through it is a safety symbol...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... on the symbol, refer to the index. v or OnStar 9 : Airbag Readiness Light # : Air Conditioning ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) g ... # : Fog Lamps . : Fuel Gauge + : Fuses i : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer } : Power / : Remote Vehicle Start > : Safety Belt Reminders 7 : Tire Pressure Monitor F : ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...Entry (RKE) System ...1-4 Remote Vehicle Start ...1-5 Door Locks ...1-5 Liftgate ...1-6 Windows ...1-6 Seat Adjustment ...13 Performance and Maintenance Vehicle Features Radio(s) ...Satellite Radio ...Portable Audio Devices... 1-18 1-18 1-18 1-19 1-19 StabiliTrak® ...1-20 Tire Pressure Monitor ...1-20...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...(If Equipped). E. Solar Sensor. See Dual Automatic Climate Control System on page 8‑4. F. AM-FM Radio on page 7‑6. Navigation/Radio System (If Equipped). See Navigation System manual. G. Exterior Lamp Controls on page 6‑1. H. Hood Release. See Hood on page ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... not be on your specific vehicle. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System The RKE transmitter is used to remotely lock and unlock the doors ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... 2. Press The engine will continue to run for 10 minutes. Repeat the steps for a 10-minute time extension. Remote start can be extended only once. Door Locks To lock or unlock a door manually: . Canceling a Remote Start To cancel a remote start: . . From the inside use the door lock knob on ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...P (Park). Press the touchpad under the liftgate handle. To close the liftgate, use the pull cup or pull strap as an aid. Windows Power Liftgate On ...in P (Park) to operate it. . Press and hold the liftgate button & on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. . Press the liftgate button on the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    In Brief 1-7 Seat Adjustment Manual Seats 1. Pull the handle under the seat to unlock the seat. 2. Slide the ... Seatbacks on page 3‑7. Press the front or rear of the control (C) to increase or decrease lumbar support. See Lumbar Adjustment on page 3‑6. Second Row Seats Power Seats To access ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Heated Front Seats The heated seat controls are located on the center console. The engine must be running to operate them. I: Press to turn on the heated seatback. J: .... For more information see Heated and Ventilated Front Seats on page 3‑10. Head Restraint Adjustment Do not...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    .... See Passenger Sensing System on page 3‑39 for more information. United States Refer to the following sections for important information on how to use safety belts properly... Canada The passenger sensing system will turn off the right front passenger frontal airbag under certain conditions. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...fold the mirrors in to the folded position. If equipped, manually fold the mirrors inward to prevent damage ...Exterior Mirrors Interior Mirror If equipped, a manual inside rearview mirror can be adjusted... of the vehicle behind. The dimming feature comes on and the indicator light illuminates each time...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... Adjustment Interior Lighting Dome Lamps The dome lamps are located in the overhead console and above the rear seat passengers. The dome lamps automatically come on ...opened, unless the dome lamp override button is pressed in. To manually turn them on, turn the instrument panel brightness ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... parking lamps and other exterior lamps. 2: Manual operation of the headlamps and other exterior ... Lamp Controls on page 6‑1. Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/ Automatic Headlamp System on..., to the left of the steering wheel. . 9 : Turns the automatic light control on or off. AUTO: Automatic operation ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... at the end of the turn signal/lane change lever to spray washer fluid on the windshield. See Windshield Wiper/Washer on page 5‑4. A. Fan Control B. Temperature Control C. Air Delivery Mode Control D. Air Conditioning E. REAR (Rear Climate Control) F. Air Recirculation G. Rear Window Defogger J:
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...€‘10 or Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio) on page 8‑11. A. Fan Control B. AUTO C. Defrost D. Air Recirculation E. REAR (...G. Driver Side Temperature Control H. Display I. Power (On/Off) J. Rear Window Defogger K. Air Conditioning L. PASS (Passenger) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... the time. For more information about these and other radio features, see Operation on page 7‑2. Storing ... the radio station frequency tabs and by using the radio FAV button. Press FAV to go through ...can contain any combination of AM, FM, or XM stations. Radio with CD, DVD, and USB Port See AM-FM ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... the Clock To set the time and date for the radio with CD, DVD, and USB Port: 1. Turn the ignition key to ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, then press O , ... This vehicle may have an auxiliary input located on the radio faceplate and a USB port located in the center console. External devices ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...in-vehicle Bluetooth system before it can be used in the vehicle. Not all phones will support all functions. See ... DVD, front auxiliary, and rear auxiliary. ¨: w / x : Press to change favorite radio stations, select tracks on a CD/DVD, or to navigate tracks or folders on an iPod® or USB device. b...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... a destination has been set, the system provides turn-by-turn instructions for reaching the destination. In addition, the system can help locate a variety ... airports, restaurants, and more. See the vehicle's Navigation System manual for more information. Cruise Control Storage Compartments T: On/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...rear of the center floor console. In the rear cargo area. The switch to operate the front sunroof is on the headliner... the top of the console forward. Lift up on rear console handle (A) and pull forward... on page 5‑8. Sunroof The ignition must be in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY to operate the sunroof and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...(TPMS). You may notice during cooler conditions that the low tire pressure warning light will appear when the vehicle is first started and then turn ...and Compressor Kit This vehicle may come with a jack and spare tire or a tire sealant and compressor kit. The kit can be used to seal small punctures ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... Fuel Economy Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to .... Resetting the Oil Life System 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN, with the engine off. 2. If the vehicle has Driver... time. When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control, if equipped. Always follow...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... online owner manual, special privileges and more. Sign up today at: www.gmownercenter.com/gmc (U.S.)...maintenance. OnStar® . Roadside Assistance Program U.S.: 1-800-GMC-8782 (462-8782) TTY Users:...2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 As the owner of a new GMC, you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...services and system limitations, see the OnStar Owner's Guide in the glove box. OnStar service is subject to the OnStar terms and... a place where the wireless service provider OnStar has hired for that area has coverage, network capacity and reception when the service is needed, and technology that is...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... adequate battery power, for the OnStar equipment to operate. There are other problems OnStar cannot control that may prevent OnStar from providing OnStar service at any ... light appears clear (no light is appearing), your OnStar subscription has expired and all services have been ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... ...Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation ...Remote Vehicle Start ...Door Locks ...Power Door ... 2-14 2-16 2-17 2-17 2-18 2-18 Roof Sunroof ...2-22 Exterior Mirrors Convex Mirrors ...Heated Mirrors ...Park Tilt Mirrors ... Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-19 Automatic Dimming Rearview...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...dealer/retailer if a replacement key or additional key is needed. See Radio Frequency Statement on page 13‑17 for information regarding Part .../211 of Industry Canada. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... is still not working correctly, see your dealer/retailer or a qualified technician for service. There are other conditions which can affect the performance of the transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑2. . . If enabled ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... for 30 seconds. The alarm turns off when the ignition is moved to ON/RUN or L is pressed again. The ignition must be in LOCK/OFF for the ... to the driver of the vehicle. For example, the memory seat position for driver 1 will be recalled when using the transmitter labeled "1", if enabled through the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    .... 2. Remove the old battery. Do not use a metal object. Do not use the remote start feature if the vehicle is low on fuel. The vehicle could run out of fuel. 3. Immediately after completing Step 2, press and hold / until the parking ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... shut off when the key is turned to ON/RUN. See Heated Front Seats on page 3‑9 or Heated and ... turn off when the key is turned to ON/RUN. After entering the vehicle during a remote start, insert and ... engine to run for a total of 15 minutes. Shutting the Engine Off After a Remote Start To manually ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... and Windows Conditions in Which the Remote Start Will Not Work The vehicle cannot be started using the remote start feature if the key is in the ignition, the hood ...if the oil pressure gets low. Vehicles that have the remote vehicle start feature are shipped from the factory with the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... operate if the key is in the ignition. This feature can be programmed by using the Driver Information Center ... three chimes to signal that the delayed locking feature is in use. Pressing the power lock switch... door locks. This feature can be programmed through the Driver Information Center (DIC). See...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Keys, Doors and Windows 2-9 Doors Liftgate Manual Liftgate Operation . WARNING (Continued) Adjust the Climate Control system to a ... monoxide, see Engine Exhaust on page 9‑23. To unlock the liftgate, use the power door lock switch or press the door unlock button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... function, the vehicle should be taken to a dealer/retailer for service. { WARNING Exhaust gases can enter ... a power liftgate. The vehicle must be in P (Park) to use this feature. The taillamps will flash and a chime will sound when the power liftgate is used. Close all of the windows. Fully open ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... The power liftgate may be temporarily disabled under extreme temperatures or under low battery conditions. If this occurs, the liftgate can still be operated manually. Press the liftgate button on the center console. Press the touchpad switch on the outside liftgate handle. . Press and hold the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...29 for more information. After removing the obstructions, manually open the liftgate to the full open position ...liftgate is power opened and the support struts have lost pressure, the lights will flash and ...close. See your dealer/retailer for service before using the liftgate if this occurs. Obstacle ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... if you must drive with the liftgate open, the liftgate should be set to manual operation by pressing the OFF switch on the center console. 2-13... will not activate if the doors are locked with the vehicle's key or the manual door lock. If a locked door is opened without using the RKE transmitter, a ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... for the security light to go out. 4. Then reach in through the window, unlock the door with the manual .... The system is automatically disarmed when the key is turned to ON/RUN, ACC/ACCESSORY or START from the LOCK/OFF position. You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system. Lock the vehicle ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... and Windows The security light comes on if there is a problem with arming or disarming the theft-...and the security light on the instrument panel comes on when trying to start the vehicle, there may be a problem... start with the other key, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle does start, the first...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... on the Driver Information Center (DIC) when there is a problem with the theft-deterrent system. See Anti-...not start, see your dealer/retailer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn .... 4. Insert the key to be programmed and turn it to the ON/RUN position within five seconds of the original...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...can be seen. 4. Press either (A) or (B) again to deselect the mirror. For vehicles with outside power foldaway mirrors: Folding Mirrors For vehicles with manual folding mirrors, fold the mirrors inward to prevent damage when going through an automatic car wash. To fold, push the mirror toward the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ..., Doors and Windows Automatic Dimming Feature The driver outside mirror adjusts for the glare ... obstructed while folding. They are accidentally manually folded/unfolded. The mirrors vibrate at normal ... after a manual folding operation. Heated Mirrors For vehicles with heated mirrors: < (Rear Window ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...about OnStar and how to subscribe to it. See the OnStar ® owner guide for more information on the services OnStar provides. ® Automatic Dimming Rearview ...OnStar® and how to subscribe to it. See the OnStar® owner guide for more information about the services OnStar® provides. O (On/Off): Press ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... be seriously injured or killed if caught in the path of a closing window. Do not leave keys in a vehicle with children. When there are children in the rear seat use the window lockout button to prevent unintentional operation of the windows.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...that control the passenger and rear windows. The power windows work with the ignition in ACC/ACCESSORY, ON/RUN or when Retained Accessory Power (RAP...need to be reprogrammed for this feature to work. To program the window: 1. Close all doors with the ignition in the ACC/ACCESSORY, ON/RUN position, or ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... position. Press the switch to turn the lockout feature on or off. An indicator light will come on to show the lockout ...-to-side in this position also. Roof Sunroof The ignition must be in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY to operate ... have a sunroof over the front seats and a rear sunroof over the second row ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...sunroof. Press and hold the rear of the switch to close the sunroof. On a vehicle with only manual sunshades, press the button on the sunshade handle to release it and guide it back. Pull...you attempt to open or close it manually. Do not manually open or close the rear sunshade. To open the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    2-24 Keys, Doors and Windows 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... LATCH System Parts After a Crash ...Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat) ...Securing Child ... Inflates? ...3-38 Passenger Sensing System ...3-39 Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...3-44 Adding ...45 Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash ...3-46 Front Seats Seat Adjustment ...3-3 Power Seat ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... and Restraints Head Restraints The vehicle's front seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard ... that occupants will suffer a neck/spinal injury in a crash. Do not drive until the head .... This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash. 1. Pull the head restraint up to raise ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Seats and Restraints 3-3 Front Seats Seat Adjustment To adjust a manual seat: 1. Lift the handle ... seat to be sure it is locked in place. To manually raise or lower the seat, move the lever (B) repeatedly upward ... if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    .... The vehicle may have additional features to adjust the power seat: . Power Seat Adjustment Memory Seat and ... the memory package, the controls for this feature are located on the driver door panel. The controls are used to program and recall memory settings for the driver seat and outside mirrors....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...(RKE) transmitter to enter the vehicle, with the remote recall memory feature on, causes automatic seat and mirror adjustment. There... the memory position is still not being recalled, see your dealer/retailer for service. Easy Exit Seat The control for this feature is located on the driver door panel...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...memory seat feature can be done using the DIC. You can select or cancel the following: . Lumbar Adjustment Manual Lumbar Power Lumbar ...(C). Release the control when the seatback reaches the desired level of lumbar support. The automatic easy exit seat feature. The remote memory seat recall feature...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... be sure they are locked. In vehicles with seats that have manual reclining seatbacks, the lever used to operate them is located on the outboard side of the seat. See Seat...of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or .... Power Reclining Seatbacks In vehicles with seats that have power reclining seatbacks, the control used to recline them is located on the outboard side of the seat. See Power Seat ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... on the center console. To operate the heated seats the engine must be running. I (Heated Seatback): Press ... on or off the heated seat and seatback. The light on the button will come on to indicate that the feature is on. Each.... The passenger seat may take longer to heat up. If the vehicle has remote...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...appears on the climate control display to indicate that the feature is on. Rear Seats { WARNING If you cannot ..., people with such a condition should use care when using the seat heater, especially for long ... the ignition is turned off. To use the heated and ventilated seat feature after the vehicle ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... Console Storage on page 4‑1. { WARNING Using the third row seating position while the second ... cause injury in a sudden stop or crash. Be sure to return the seat to the passenger seating position. Push ...sure it is locked into place. Notice: Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... Seats and Restraints Folding the Rear Seat To fold the second row seats: 1. Remove anything ... until it is locked into place. 4. Push down on the rear of the seat cushion until it is locked in place....Release the handle and push and pull on the seat to make sure it is locked. Reclining the Seatbacks ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...seatback: 1. Remove anything on or under the seat. { WARNING Using the third row seating position while ... injury in a sudden stop or crash. Be sure to return the seat to the passenger seating position. Push... forward automatically. 2. Disconnect the rear safety belt mini-latch, using a key in the slot...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...safety belt to be sure the mini-latch is secure. Removing the Third Row Seats 1. Remove the cargo management system, if it is in the vehicle. See Cargo Management System on page 4‑3. 2. Remove anything on or under the seat. Notice: Folding a rear seat with the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Seats and Restraints 4. Remove the rear bolts located on the floor on each side of the seat. 5. Remove the seat by tilting it slightly upward, and then pulling it out of the rear of the vehicle in one ... to 55 Y (41 lb ft). Pull up on the seat to make sure it is locked in place. 4. Raise the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    3-16 Seats and Restraints Safety Belts This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also describes some things not ... seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. This vehicle has indicators as a ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Seats and Restraints Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. 3-17 Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    3-18 Seats and Restraints The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... Answers About Safety Belts Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt? ... may be an excellent driver, but if you are in a crash - even one that is not your fault -...show that unbelted people are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    3-20 Seats and Restraints touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones and you would be less likely to ... forces. The shoulder belt locks if there is a sudden stop or crash. Q: What is wrong with this? First, before you or your passenger(s) wear a safety ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Seats and Restraints 3-21 { WARNING You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could ... can be seriously hurt if your lap belt is too loose. In a crash, you could slide under the lap belt and apply force ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    3-22 Seats and Restraints Q: What is wrong with this? { WARNING 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 on the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    Seats and Restraints 3-23 { WARNING You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt ... if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    3-24 Seats and Restraints Q: What is wrong with this? { WARNING You can be seriously injured by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, you would not be restrained by the shoulder belt. Your body could move too far forward increasing...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...a lap-shoulder belt. If you are using a rear seating position with a detachable safety belt and... attached, see Third Row Seats on page 3‑13 for instruction on reconnecting the safety belt to...-buckle. The following instructions explain how to wear a lap-shoulder belt properly. 1. Adjust the seat, if ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...you. See "Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment" later in this section for instructions on use and important safety information. 3. Push the...plate up the safety belt webbing when the safety belt is not in use. The latch plate should rest on the stitching on the safety belt, near the guide loop on the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... adjustment could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a crash. 3-27 Safety Belt Pretensioners This vehicle ... of a moderate to severe frontal, near frontal, or rear crash if the threshold conditions for pretensioner ... Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash on page 3‑31. To move it down,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    3-28 Seats and Restraints Here is how to install a comfort guide to the safety belt: the vehicle. ... booster seats and for some adults. When installed and properly adjusted, the comfort guide ..., locate the comfort guide which is located in a storage pocket, at the top of the seat, under the headrest ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...best able to take belt restraining forces. 2. Place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges... elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. { WARNING A safety belt that is not ... worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ..., do not let someone else use it, and use it only for the seat it is made to fit. The extender has been ... for securing child seats. To wear it, attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    .... But the safety belt assemblies that were used during any crash may have been stressed ...even if the safety belt system was not being used at the time of the crash. Have the safety belt pretensioners checked if the vehicle has been in a crash, or if the airbag readiness light stays on after you start...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... impact airbag for the driver. A seat-mounted side impact airbag for the right front passenger. A roof-rail airbag for the driver, passenger seated directly behind the ... row outboard passenger position. A roof-rail airbag for the right front passenger, passenger seated directly behind ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... or side windows in seating positions with seat-mounted side impact airbags and/or roof-rail airbags. ... can provide. (Continued) There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the ... you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    3-34 Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? The driver frontal airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. The right front passenger frontal... on the passenger side. Driver Side shown, Passenger Side similar The seat-mounted side impact airbags for the driver and right front passenger are...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... any other airbag covering. Do not use seat accessories that block the inflation path of a seat-mounted side impact airbag. Never secure anything to the roof of a vehicle with ... deployment threshold. Deployment thresholds are used to predict how severe a crash is likely to be in time for the airbags ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...or in a severe frontal impact. Seat-mounted side impact and roof-rail airbags will inflate if the crash severity is above the system's...frontal impacts, rollovers, or rear impacts. Roof-rail airbags are not intended to inflate in rear impacts. A seat-mounted side impact airbag is intended to deploy on...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Seats and Restraints For seat-mounted side impact and roof-rail airbags, deployment ...sends an electrical signal triggering a release of gas from the inflator. Gas from the inflator fills the airbag causing ... in the outboard seating positions in the first and second rows. The rollover capable roof-rail...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... there may be dust in the air. This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the vehicle should...is safe to do so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle after an airbag ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... be there to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. The vehicle has a crash sensing and diagnostic module which records ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... an older child riding in a booster seat; and children, who are large enough, using safety belts. A label on the sun visor says, "Never put a rear-facing child... to accident statistics, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the correct child restraint for their weight ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... passenger takes his/her weight off of the seat for a period of time. Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. . The ... to yourself or others, have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... upon the child's seating posture and body build. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. because that person is not sitting properly in the seat. If this happens, use the following steps to allow the system to detect that person and ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... sensing system operates. We recommend that you not use seat covers or other aftermarket equipment except ...passenger seat gets wet, dry the seat immediately. If the airbag readiness light is lit, do not ...child restraint or allow anyone to occupy the seat. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... part of the airbag system. Be sure to follow proper service procedures, and make sure the person ... Your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13‑...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. If the vehicle has rollover roof-rail airbags,.... In addition, your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag ...see What Makes an Airbag Inflate? on page 3‑37. See your dealer/retailer for service...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... replace airbag system parts. See your dealer/retailer for service. If the airbag readiness light stays on after the vehicle is started or comes on...driving, the airbag system may not work properly. Have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more information. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    Seats and Restraints The manufacturer's instructions that come with the booster seat, state the weight and height limitations for that booster. Use a booster seat ... shoulder? If yes, continue. If no, try using the rear safety belt comfort guide. See "Rear Safety Belt...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... thrown out of the vehicle. Older children need to use safety belts properly. { WARNING Never do... and seriously injured. A safety belt must be used by only one person at a time. { WARNING Never...not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, the child would not be restrained by the shoulder ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every ...thrown out of the vehicle. WARNING (Continued) For example, in a crash at only 40 km/h (25 mph... or a child while riding in a vehicle. Due to crash forces, an infant or a child will become so ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...rear-facing child restraint in the right front seat. Secure a rear-facing child restraint ...better to secure a forward-facing child restraint in a rear seat. If you must secure .... When purchasing a child restraint, be sure it is designed to be used in a motor vehicle. If it is, the restraint will have ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... Systems { WARNING To reduce the risk of neck and head injury during a crash, infants need complete support. This ...facing infant seat (A) 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 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... the instructions that came with that child restraint and the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must ... seat (B) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness. (C) Booster Seats A booster seat (C) is a child restraint designed to improve ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may 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 not available, obtain a...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... System on page 3‑39 for additional information. When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle. Wherever a child restraint is installed, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... belts to secure the restraint, following 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 anchors or the safety belts...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...and that the tether be attached. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child restraint does not ... forward movement and rotation of the child restraint during driving or in a crash. Second Row - Bucket i (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...a label, near the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion. Second Row - 60/40 Bench Third Row i (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. i (Top Tether ... positions with top tether anchors. j (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors. To assist you...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... or killed. Install a LATCH-type child restraint properly using the anchors, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with the child restraint and the instructions in this manual.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... 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. Recline the seatback to the full reclined ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: 2. If the child restraint ...vehicle has one. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top... to expose the anchor. If the position you are using does not have a headrest or head...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Seats and Restraints 3-61 Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash { WARNING A crash ... the vehicle has the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be... be necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash. If the position you are ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...53. 1. Put the child restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt ...Restraints (Rear Seat) When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...3-63 6. If the child restraint has a top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and ... installing a forward-facing child restraint, it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... Seat) The vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child ... sun visor says, "Never put a rear-facing child seat in the front." This is because the risk ... back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. See Passenger Sensing System ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... the tether be attached. You will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Follow the instructions that came with ...€‘15. 2. Put the child restraint on the seat. 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    3-66 Seats and Restraints If the airbags are off, the off indicator in the passenger airbag status indicator will come on and stay ... into the retractor. When installing a forward-facing child restraint, it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ..., have two cupholders. Pull the armrest down from the rear seatback to access the cupholders. Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover ...Cargo Tie Downs ...Cargo Management System ... seat and in each door. There may Roof Rack System Roof Rack System ...4-4 Pull up on the lever, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    .... There is additional storage under the armrest. Move the armrest all the way to the rear position, slide the cover back and remove the tray. { ...can be folded forward for increased storage area. Lift up on handle on the rear of the console (A) and pull forward. For vehicles with a second row center ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... on each corner of the cover on the four hooks in the rear of the vehicle. The cover should be stored securely when not in use. Cargo Management System This vehicle has a cargo management center located in the rear. { WARNING An improperly latched and closed ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    .../retailer for additional information. Notice: Loading cargo on the roof rack that weighs more than 91 ... cargo are securely fastened. Loading cargo on the roof rack will make the vehicle's center of gravity higher.... longer or wider than the roof rack on top of the vehicle unless using a GM Certified ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...17 Brake System Warning Light ...5-19 Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ...5-20 Tow/Haul Mode Light ...5-20 ......Ride Control System Messages ...Airbag System Messages ...Anti-Theft Alarm System Messages ...Service Vehicle Messages ...Tire Messages ...Transmission Messages ...Vehicle Reminder ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...52 Universal Remote System Programming ...5-52 Universal Remote System Operation ...5-56 Steering Wheel Controls Vehicles with ... / x (Next / Previous): Press to select preset or favorite radio stations, select tracks on a CD/DVD, or to select tracks and navigate folders on an iPod® or USB device.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... or previous radio station stored as a preset or favorite. To select tracks on an iPod or USB device ... the tracks. See the separate Navigation System manual for more information. Track information is displayed ... in Music Navigator, select the folder/artist/genre/category, etc. using the touch screen....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... to initiate voice recognition. See "Voice Recognition" in the Navigation System manual for more information. 2. To stop the SCAN function, press ¨ again. 3. ... on page 7‑46 and the OnStar Owner's Guide for more information. Press to go to the next radio station while in AM, FM, or XM™. For ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... ice and snow from the wiper blades before using them. If frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen...Washer 5-5 { WARNING In freezing weather, do not use your washer until the windshield is warmed....speed. The ignition key must be in ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN for this to work. See Washer Fluid on page ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...which the vehicle is traveling. To adjust for compass variance, use the following procedure: Compass Variance (Zone)... has been sprayed on the window. The rear wiper will run a few more cycles after... the wiper button is pressed again. The rear window washer uses the same fluid that is in the windshield...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ..."Compass Calibration Procedure" following. Compass Calibration The compass can be manually calibrated. Only calibrate the compass in a magnetically clean and ... on the vehicle and calibrate the compass. To calibrate the compass, use the following procedure: Compass Calibration Procedure 1. Before ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...date: 1. Turn the ignition key to ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, then press O, to turn the radio on. 2. Press G to display HR, MIN, MM, DD,...of the center console, and in the rear cargo area. Lift the cover to access the outlet. Close the cover when not using the outlet. Notice: Leaving electrical equipment...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... result in blown vehicle and adapter fuses. If a problem is experienced, see your dealer/retailer for additional information .... An indicator light on the outlet turns on to show it is in use. The light comes on when the ignition is in ON/RUN and equipment requiring less than 150 watts is plugged into...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...function. Often gauges and warning lights work together to indicate a problem with the vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes... gauges shows there may be a problem, check the section that explains what to do. Follow this manual's advice. Waiting to do repairs can be costly and even dangerous. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    Instruments and Controls 5-11 Instrument Cluster United States version shown, Canada similar
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... fuel gauge. None of these indicate a problem with the fuel gauge. . Speedometer The speedometer shows the vehicle's ... door to show the old mileage reading. Fuel Gauge At the gas station, the fuel pump shuts ...a little more or less than half the tank's capacity to fill the tank. The gauge goes back ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... for an extended period. If there is a problem with the battery charging system, a SERVICE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM message will appear .... However, readings in either warning zone may indicate a possible problem in the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. United States ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... belt warning light and chime may turn on if an object is put on the seat such ...device. To turn off the warning light and or chime, remove the object from the seat or buckle the safety ...seconds to remind the driver to fasten the safety belt. The light also begins to flash. When the engine is started ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... Controls 5-15 Airbag Readiness Light This light shows if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensor, the pretensioners, the airbag... injury, have the vehicle serviced right away. United States Passenger Airbag Status Indicator This light will come ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer/retailer for service. { WARNING If ... when the ignition is turned on, but the engine is not running, as a check to show the light is working. It should go out when the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...stays on, while the engine is running, this indicates that there is an OBD II problem and service is required....well, the vehicle's fuel economy might not be as good, and the engine might not run... and service might be required. This light comes on when the ignition is on, but the engine is not running...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...grades. If towing a trailer, reduce the amount of cargo being hauled as soon as it is possible. If the light ...and see your dealer/retailer for service as soon as possible. Light On Steady: An emission control... the proper test equipment and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...vehicle for inspection. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have the brake system ...fixed so it will be ready to warn if there is a problem. This light may also come on due ...released, it means there is a brake problem. . Brake System Warning Light This vehicle's hydraulic brake ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...It may take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Towing ... carefully stopped, have the vehicle towed for service. Tow/Haul Mode Light The ABS warning light... again while driving, the vehicle needs service. This light comes on when the Tow/Haul mode has been...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    .... If the system is working normally the indicator light goes off. If it stays on, or comes on while driving, there could be a problem with the StabiliTrak system and the vehicle might need service. When this warning light is on, the system is off and will ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... Driver Information Center (DIC), can accompany the light. See Tire Messages on page 5‑42 for more ... more information. When the Light Flashes First and Then is On Steady This indicates that there may be a problem with the Tire Pressure Monitor System. The light flashes for about a minute and stays ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... light comes on when the fog lamps are in use. The light goes out when the fog lamps are turned off....Fog Lamps on page 6‑4 for more information. This light comes on whenever the cruise control is set....Light The high-beam on light comes on when the high-beam headlamps are in use. See Headlamp High/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... right corner of the DIC display. If there is a problem with the system that controls the temperature display, the numbers will... has DIC buttons, you can also use the trip odometer reset stem to view ... also displays warning messages if a system problem is detected. All messages will appear in the DIC ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... oil life, park assist on vehicles with this feature, units, tire pressure readings on vehicles with this feature, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) ... monitoring the oil life, additional maintenance is recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 11‑2 for more ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... on page 5‑42 for more information. If the tire pressure display shows dashes instead of a value, there may be a problem with your vehicle. If this consistently occurs, see your dealer/retailer for service. RELEARN REMOTE KEY This display allows you ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... displayed. The trip odometer has a feature called retroactive reset. This can be used to set the trip ... can be used if the trip odometer is not reset at the beginning of the trip. 5-27 Trip/Fuel Menu ... reset stem will also display the odometer. To use the retroactive reset feature, press and hold ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ..., press and hold the set/reset button while TIMER is displayed. FUEL USED Press the trip/fuel .... This display shows the number of gallons (gal) or liters (L) of fuel used since the last reset of this menu item. ..., press and hold the set/reset button while FUEL USED is displayed. Press the trip/fuel ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... AVG (Average) SPEED Press the trip/fuel button until AVG SPEED displays...., and warning messages if a system problem is detected. If your vehicle does not have DIC buttons, you can use the trip odometer reset stem to view ... odometer. Both trip odometers can be used at the same time. Each trip odometer...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ..., additional maintenance is recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 11ମ. odometer has a feature called the retro-active reset. This can be used to set the trip ... reset at the beginning of the trip. To use the retro-active reset feature, press and hold ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...page 9‑35 for more information. RELEARN REMOTE KEY To access this display, the vehicle must be in P (Park). This display allows you to match Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitters to your ... for about 15 seconds. On vehicles with memory recall seats, the first transmitter learned will match driver ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... air temperature, the tap shift gear, and a brief display of the current radio station, including XM information or CD track. It will also display turn-by-turn navigation information if the vehicle has a navigation radio. The images are projected by the HUD lens located on the driver's side of...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... focused out toward the front of the vehicle. When the ignition key is turned to ON/RUN, the HUD will display an introductory message for a short time, until .... When the HUD is on, the speedometer reading is continually displayed. The current radio station or CD track number will display for a short...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...items are properly displayed, do the following: 1. Adjust the driver's seat to a comfortable position. 2. Start the engine. 3. Adjust the HUD controls. Use the following settings to adjust the HUD. 9 (Off): To turn HUD off, rotate the dimming knob...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... will automatically dim and brighten to compensate for outside lighting. The HUD image can temporarily .... All navigation information is provided to the HUD by the navigation radio, if the vehicle has one. Polarized ... of the HUD image. To clean the HUD lens, use a soft, clean cloth that has household ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... only make the messages disappear, not correct the problem. SERVICE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM On some vehicles... cluster. See Charging System Light on page 5‑16. Driving with this problem could drain ... displays along with the brake system warning light if there is a problem with the brake system. See ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...when you begin driving, the brake system needs service as soon as possible. See your dealer/retailer....see if the message still appears on the DIC. RIGHT REAR DOOR OPEN This message displays and a ...chime sounds if the liftgate is open while the ignition is in ON/RUN. Turn off the vehicle and check the...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    5-38 Instruments and Controls ENGINE OVERHEATED IDLE ENGINE Notice: If you drive your vehicle while the engine is overheating, severe engine damage may occur. If an overheat warning appears on the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC, stop the vehicle as soon as possible. Do not increase the engine...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    .... Check the oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced by your dealer/retailer. See Engine Oil on page 10‑8. ... may be reduced. Anytime this message stays on, the vehicle should be taken to your dealer/ retailer for service as soon as possible. Fuel System Messages FUEL LEVEL LOW This ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...) on page 5‑29 for more information. TIGHTEN GAS CAP This message may display along with the check engine light on the instrument panel cluster...Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle" Lamp Messages AUTOMATIC LIGHT CONTROL OFF This message displays when the automatic headlamps ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... comes on, it means there is a problem. See your dealer/retailer for service. The vehicle is safe... System Messages SERVICE AIR BAG This message displays if there is a problem with the airbag... System Messages SERVICE STABILITRAK This message displays if there is a problem with the StabiliTrak ® system...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    5-42 Instruments and Controls SERVICE POWER STEERING This message displays when a problem is detected with the power steering system. When this message is displayed, you may notice that the effort required to steer the vehicle increases or feels heavier, but ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS. See your dealer/retailer. 5-43 rear differential ... fluid cools. The AWD system is disabled until the compact spare tire is replaced by a full-size ...there is a compact spare tire on the vehicle, when the Antilock Brake System (ABS) warning light comes ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... you begin driving, the AWD system needs service. See your dealer/retailer. Vehicle ... detects a problem in the speed variable assist steering system. Have your vehicle serviced by your dealer/retailer. SERVICE TRANSMISSION This message displays when there is a problem with the transmission. See ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... the options available will be displayed on the DIC. The default settings for the customization features were set when your vehicle left the factory, ... preferences are automatically recalled. To change customization preferences, use the following procedure. Feature Settings Menu Items The following ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... and Controls AUTO DOOR LOCK This feature allows you to select when the vehicle's doors .../reset button once to access the settings for this feature. Then press the customization button to scroll .... NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain. To select a setting,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...RKE transmitter if the doors are open. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation... the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. REMOTE DOOR UNLOCK This feature allows you to select... the settings for this feature. Then press the customization button to scroll through the following settings: LIGHTS...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... set/reset button while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. EXIT LIGHTING This feature allows you to select the amount of time you ... it is dark enough outside. This happens after the key is turned from ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF. Press the customization button until EXIT LIGHTING appears on the DIC ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... the set/reset button while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. APPROACH LIGHTING This feature allows you to select whether or not to have the exterior lights turn on briefly during low light periods after unlocking the vehicle using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Press ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... you to select your preference for the automatic easy exit seat feature. See Delayed Locking on page 2‑8 for... is displayed on the DIC. MEMORY SEAT RECALL If your vehicle has this feature, it allows you to select your preference for the remote memory seat recall feature. See Delayed Locking on page ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... has this feature, it allows you to turn the remote start off or on. The remote start feature allows you to start the engine from outside of the vehicle using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. See Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑5 for more ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... again will return you to the beginning of the feature settings menu. Universal Remote System See Radio Frequency Statement on page ... is shifted out of P (Park). The vehicle is no longer in ON/RUN. The trip/fuel or vehicle information DIC buttons are pressed. The end of the feature settings menu is ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Instruments and Controls Do not use the Universal Home Remote with any garage door opener ... April 1, 1982. Read the instructions completely before attempting to program the Universal Home Remote. Because of... time, releasing only when the Universal Home Remote indicator light begins to flash, after 20 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    5-54 Instruments and Controls 4. The indicator light on the Universal Home Remote will flash slowly at first and ... and hold both the Universal Home Remote button to be used to control the garage door and ... Steps 6 through 8. If the Universal Home Remote indicator light blinks rapidly for two seconds ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...programming the Universal Home Remote System, call 1-800-355-3515 or go to www.homelink.com. Canadian radio-frequency laws require transmitter signals to time ...has been successfully accepted by the Universal Home Remote. The Universal Home Remote indicator light will flash slowly at first ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... Single Universal Remote Button To reprogram any of the three Universal Remote buttons, repeat the programming instructions earlier in this section, beginning with Step 2. For help or information on the Universal Home Remote System, call the customer assistance...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    .../Low-Beam Changer ...6-2 Flash-to-Pass ...6-3 Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System ...-Change Signals ...6-4 Fog Lamps ...6-4 Interior Lighting Instrument Panel Illumination Control ...Courtesy ... Lamp Controls Lighting Features Entry Lighting ...Delayed Entry Lighting ...Delayed Exit ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... Lamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Fog Lamps Taillamps License Plate Lamps ...9 (Off): Briefly turn to this position to turn the automatic light control off or on again. AUTO (Automatic): ... Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights # (Fog Lamps): Push the fog lamps control ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Lighting 6-3 Flash-to-Pass This feature is used to signal to the vehicle ahead that you want to pass.... cover the light sensor on top of the instrument panel because it works with the DRL. The ignition is in the ON/RUN ... (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) can make it easier ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... Lamps): Press the exterior lamps button to turn the fog lamps on or off. A light comes on in the instrument panel cluster when the fog lamps are in use. The ignition must be on for the fog lamps to work. When the headlamps are changed to high-beam, the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... dome lamps are located in the overhead console and above the rear seat passengers. The dome lamps automatically come on when a door is opened, unless the dome lamp override ... a door is opened. The lamps can also be turned on manually by fully turning the instrument panel brightness control ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... lighting to work. Immediately after all the doors have been closed, the delayed entry lighting feature continues to work until one of the following occurs: ... The ignition is in ON/RUN. The power door locks are activated. An illumination period of 20 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Lighting 6-7 Parade Dimming This feature automatically prohibits the dimming of the instrument panel displays in daylight while the headlamps are on...to be seen. voltage move up or down. This is normal. If there is a problem, an alert will be displayed. The battery can be discharged at idle if the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    6-8 Lighting Battery Power Protection This feature helps prevent the battery from being drained, if the interior courtesy lamps, reading/ map lamps, visor vanity... turned off, then on again. The headlamps will timeout after 10 minutes, if they are manually turned on while the ignition is on or off.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... Theft-Deterrent Feature ...7-2 Operation ...7-2 Audio Players CD Player ...CD/DVD Player ...MP3 (Radio with CD and Radio with CD/USB) ...MP3 (Radio with CD/DVD) ...Auxiliary Devices ...7-12 7-......7-36 Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System ...7-44 Rear Audio Controller (RAC) ...7-46 Radio AM-FM...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...For vehicles with a navigation radio system, see the separate Navigation System manual. Theft-Deterrent Feature THEFTLOCK® is designed to discourage theft of the vehicle's radio by ... operate if it is stolen or moved to a different vehicle. Radio with CD, Radio with CD/USB similar
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...)". If the vehicle has a Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) system, it has a CD, DVD, and USB radio. Playing the Radio O (Power/...RSE system and to start the parental control feature. Radios with CD, DVD, and USB Radios with CD, DVD, and USB have a Bose® Surround Sound System. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...NO INFO" is displayed. Auto Text (Satellite Radio Service, CD, MP3, and WMA ...(SCV): The Speed Compensated Volume (SCV) feature automatically adjusts the radio volume to compensate for road ...clock display while the parental control feature is being used. The feature remains on until O is pressed and ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...are pop, rock, country, talk, jazz, and classical. Selecting MANUAL or changing bass or treble, returns the EQ to the manual bass ...be saved for each source. If the radio has a Bose® audio system, the EQ settings are either MANUAL or TALK. 7-5 Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) BAL/FADE (Balance...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... Radio Data System (RDS) The Radio Data System (RDS) feature is available for use only on FM stations that ...to your dealer/retailer for service. Locked: This message displays when the THEFTLOCK® system has locked up the radio. Take the vehicle to your dealer/retailer for service. If any error occurs...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...radio station frequency tabs and by using the radio favorites page button (FAV button).... that was set, returns. 4. Repeat the steps for each radio station to be stored as a favorite. To setup the number ...up their radio station favorites while the vehicle is in P (Park). Tune to favorite stations using...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... category, do one of the following: . . Satellite Radio XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM is a satellite radio service that is based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. ... CAT (Category): The CAT button is used to find XM™ stations when the radio is in the XM mode. To find ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ...station that was set, returns. 4. Repeat the steps for each radio station to be stored as a favorite. To setup the number ...up their radio station favorites while the vehicle is in P (Park). Tune to favorite stations using... station frequency tabs and by using the radio favorites page button (FAV button...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel. Channel Unauth ... this message is received after having the vehicle serviced, check with your dealer/retailer. 3. Select... for the chosen amount of numbered pages. XM™ Radio Messages XL (Explicit Language Channels...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... with the XM™ Radio 8 digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Unknown: If .... When this happens, try reducing the treble on the radio. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception from coast-to-coast in the 48 contiguous United ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... CD. Multi-Band Antenna The multi-band antenna is located on the roof of the vehicle. This type of antenna is used with the AM/FM radio, as well as OnStar® and the XM™ Satellite Radio Service System, if the vehicle has these features. Keep this antenna clear ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Infotainment System BAND: Press to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The CD remains inside the radio ... an MP3/WMA CD-R or CD-RW Disc The radio has the capability of playing an MP3/WMA CD-R ... to play an MP3/WMA CD-R or CD-RW disc, see MP3 (Radio with CD and Radio with CD/USB) on page 7‑22 or ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...Player Error: There are disc LOAD or disc EJECT problems. . There could have been a problem while burning the CD. The label could be caught in the CD player. . If the CD ...and provide it to your dealer/retailer when reporting the problem. It is very hot. When the temperature returns to normal,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... rather than sequential order with the random setting. To use random, press the softkey under the RDM tab...off random play. BAND: Press to listen to the radio when a CD or DVD is playing. The CD or DVD remains inside the radio for future listening or for viewing entertainment. DVD/CD AUX (Auxiliary):...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... scratched or damaged CDs, the CD player could be damaged. While using the CD player, use only CDs in good condition without any label, load ... disc is inserted into the top DVD slot, the rear seat operator can turn on the video screen and use the remote control to only navigate the CD tracks through ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... try again. There could have been a problem while burning the CD. The label could be... Error: There are disc LOAD or disc EJECT problems. . If the CD is not playing correctly for...and provide it to your dealer/retailer when reporting the problem. It is very hot. When the temperature returns to normal,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... Turn to change tracks on a CD or DVD, to manually tune a radio station, or to change clock or date ...RSA system, or by the buttons on the radio faceplate. See "Remote Control", under Rear Seat Entertainment ... screen or the radio, see "DVD Display Error Messages" under, Rear Seat Entertainment ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... the menus. The rear seat passenger can navigate the DVD-V menus and controls through the remote control. See "Remote Control", under Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System on page 7‑... icon displayed on the radio. If the DVD still does not play, refer to the on-screen instructions, if...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... inserted into the DVD slot. It must be manually turned on by the rear seat occupant through the remote control power button. r /..., or Navigation softkeys to be pressed; either by the softkey on the radio or by the rear seat passenger using the remote control. It may take up to 30 seconds for a DVD ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... Error: This message displays when there are disc load or eject problems. Disc Format Error: This message displays, if the disc... disc is present when Z DVD or DVD/CD AUX is pressed on the radio. . To resume DVD playback, do one of the following: . Press r / control. j on the remote . Press the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... and Folder Structure The radio supports: ... MP3 (Radio with CD and Radio with CD/USB) Format Radios that...and 320 kbps or a variable bit rate. Radios that have a USB port can play .mp3 and ...AAC files that are stored on an iPod®. USB Supported File and Folder Structure The radio supports: ... Up to ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... song files. Playlists that have an .m3u or .pls file extension and are stored on a USB device may be supported by the radio with a USB port. Play begins from the first track in the first playlist and continues sequentially through all tracks in each playlist. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...on the disc can be listened to in random, rather than sequential order. To use random, press the softkey under the RDM tab until Random Current Disc... take several minutes to scan the disc depending on the number of files on the disc. The radio may begin playing while it is scanning in the background.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... model that is not supported, it can still be used by connecting it to the Auxiliary Input Jack using a standard ...Jack" earlier for more information. 7-25 Using the Radio to Control a USB Storage Device or iPod ... Device or iPod® The USB Port can be used to control an iPod or a USB storage device....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...the softkey is pressed. Fifth softkey, end of the list. Using Softkeys to Control a USB Storage Device or iPod The five softkeys below the radio display are used to control the functions listed below. To use the softkeys: 1. Press the first or...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    .... . To select files: 1. Press the softkey below h. Repeat Functionality To use Repeat: Press the softkey below " or ' to select between Repeat All and ...all tracks. The tab appears lowered when Repeat All is being used. This is the default mode when a USB storage device or iPod is first connected.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ....mp3 or .wma files that were recorded onto a CD-R or CD-RW disc. The USB port can play .mp3 and .wma files that are stored on a... an .mp3, .wma, or .cda file extension. . USB Supported File and Folder Structure The radio supports: ... Up to 255 folders. Up to 8 folders in depth. Up to 15 playlists. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... files, the directory displays as F1 ROOT on the radio. If a disc contains both uncompressed ... folders or playlists. When displaying the name of the folder the radio displays ROOT. When the disc contains only ... is not present in the ID3 tag, then the radio displays the file name without the extension ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... audio song files. Playlists that have an .m3u or .pls file extension and are stored on a USB device may be supported by the radio with a USB port. © SEEK: Press to go to the start of the track, if more than five seconds have played. Press to go to the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...model that is not supported, it can still be used by connecting it to the Auxiliary Input Jack using a standard ... Device or iPod® The USB Port can be used to control an iPod or a USB storage device.... storage device, connect the device to the USB port located in the center console. To connect an iPod,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    7-32 Infotainment System Using the Radio to Control a USB Storage Device or iPod The radio can control a USB storage device or an iPod using the radio buttons and knobs and ... selected track. Using Softkeys to Control a USB Storage Device or iPod The five softkeys below the radio display ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    .... . To select files: 1. Press the softkey below . h. Repeat Functionality To use Repeat: Press the softkey below " or ' to select between Repeat All and ... tracks. The tab appears lowered when Repeat All is being used. This is the default mode when a USB storage device or iPod is first connected.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... may have a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) auxiliary input jack located on the lower right side of the faceplate and for vehicles with a USB port, it is located in the center console. To use an auxiliary input device, connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) cable to ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...CD AUX button cycles through all available options. . Using the USB Port For vehicles with a USB port, the connector is located in the center console. Radios with a USB port can control a USB storage device or an iPod® using the radio buttons and knobs. See ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    .... These headphones are used to listen to media such as CDs, DVDs, MP3/WMAs, DVD-As, radio, any ... RSE system may have a Parental Control feature, depending on the radio. To enable Parental Control, press and hold ... than two seconds to stop all system features such as: radio, video screen, RSA, DVD and/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...To adjust the volume on the headphones, use the volume control located on the right side. Infrared transmitters are located at the rear of the RSE ... in the compartment. Make sure that they are installed correctly, using the diagram on the inside of the battery compartment. 3. Replace the battery door...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... for auxiliary devices is not supplied by the radio system. To use the auxiliary inputs of the RSE system,... on the remote control, switches the video screen from the DVD player mode to the auxiliary device. The radio... wired headphone jacks on the rear seat audio system, if the vehicle has this feature...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... page 7‑44 for more information. When a device is connected to the A/V jacks, or the radio's auxiliary input jack, if the vehicle has this feature, the rear seat passengers are able to hear audio from the auxiliary device through the wireless or ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    7-40 Infotainment System If a CD or DVD is in the Radio DVD slot, the remote control O button can be used to turn on the video screen display and start the disc. The radio can also turn on the video screen display. See Operation on page 7‑2 for more information. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...Press to change audio tracks on DVDs that have this feature when the DVD is playing. The format and content ...Press to change camera angles on DVDs that have this feature when a DVD is playing. The format and content... this happens, make sure the universal remote control uses a Toshiba® code set. } 10...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    7-42 Infotainment System Tips and Troubleshooting Chart Problem No power. The picture does not fill the screen. There are black borders on the ... stretched out. Recommended Action The ignition might not be turned ON/RUN or in ACC/ACCESSORY. Check the display mode settings in ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Infotainment System Tips and Troubleshooting Chart (cont'd) Problem After stopping the player, ... displays when there are disc load or eject problems. Disc Format Error: This message displays ... is present when the Z EJECT button is pressed on the radio. The auxiliary source is running but there is no ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...any of the music sources: radio, CDs, DVDs, or other auxiliary sources. The rear seat passengers ...listening to (except on some radios where dual control is allowed). For example, rear seat passengers can ..., while the driver listens to the radio through the front speakers. The rear seat passengers have...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...have played). This function is inactive, with some radios, if the front seat passengers are listening to the disc....DVD audio. This function is inactive, with some radios, if the front seat passengers are listening to the disc....between the radio (AM/FM/XM™), CD, and if the vehicle has these features,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... to make and receive phone calls. The system can be used while the key is in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY position. The range of the Bluetooth system can be up to 9.1 m (...): Press this button to switch between the radio, CD, and if the vehicle has these features, DVD, front auxiliary, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    .... If a Bluetooth phone is not connected, calls will be made using OnStar® Hands‐Free Calling, if available. Refer to the OnStar owner's guide for more information. . . . To link to a different paired phone, see Linking to a Different Phone ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... ready" followed by a tone. 3. Say "Pair". The system responds with instructions and a four digit PIN number. The PIN number will be used in Step 4. 4...."General Motors" in the list on the cellular phone and follow the instructions on the cell phone to enter the four digit PIN ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... name tags that are shared between the Bluetooth and OnStar systems. The system uses the following commands to store and retrieve phone numbers: ... 3. Say ...€. If another phone is not found, the original phone remains connected. Using the Store Command The store command allows a phone number to be ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...any time and the system will repeat them. . . Using the Digit Store Command The digit store.... The system responds with "Ready" followed by a tone. Using the Directory Command The directory command lists all of the name tags stored by the system. To use the directory command: 1. Press and hold...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ..., ? Please say yes or no". . 7-51 Using the Delete All Name Tags Command The delete ... say yes or no." . Deleting Name Tags The system uses the following commands to delete name tags: . . Delete Delete all name tags Using the Delete Command The delete command allows specific name ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... tone. 2. Say "Dial". The system responds with "Dial using ". "Number please" followed ...Digit Dial". The system responds with "Digit dial using , please say the first .... 2. Say "Call". The system responds with "Call using . Please say the name ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... person called will be heard through the audio speakers. Call Waiting Call waiting must be supported on the Bluetooth phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier to work. . If the system clearly recognizes the name tag it responds with "...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... process can take up to two minutes after the key is turned to the ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY position. During a call with the audio on the ...€Way Calling Three‐Way Calling must be supported on the Bluetooth phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier to work. 1. While on a call press b g . The ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... voice recognition commands on the cell phone. See the cell phone manufacturers user guide to see if the cell phone supports this feature. This feature can be used to verbally access contacts stored in the cell phone. 1. Press and hold b g...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by General Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. See Radio Frequency Statement on page 13‑17 for FCC information. If the system clearly recognizes the name...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... ...8-10 Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio) ...8-11 Climate Control Systems The heating, cooling, and ventilation in the vehicle can be... Temperature Control C. Air Delivery Mode Control D. Air Conditioning E. REAR (Rear Climate Control) F. Recirculation G. Rear...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ..., the system turns off recirculation and runs the air conditioning unless the outside temperature ... in the defrost mode. The air conditioning system runs automatically in this setting, unless the outside temperature ... temperature is below 4°C (40°F). The indicator light flashes three times and turns...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...mirror when < is pressed. Notice: Do not use anything sharp on the inside of the rear window. If you do, you could ... air inside the vehicle. It can be used to prevent outside air and odors from entering the vehicle. Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses a warming grid to remove fog from...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... mode can be adjusted. A. Fan Control B. AUTO C. Defrost D. Recirculation E. REAR (Rear Climate Control) F. Air Delivery Mode Control G. Driver Side... the fan control, defrost, AUTO, or air conditioning buttons are pressed. J. Rear Window Defogger K. Air Conditioning L. PASS (Passenger) M. Passenger ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... air conditioning and air inlet are automatically controlled. The air conditioning runs when the outside temperature is over 4°C (40°F). The system is... mode to help quickly cool the vehicle. The recirculation indicator light will come on. 2. Set the temperature for the driver and passenger. To find...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... than the driver setting, the PASS indicator comes on. Manual Operation The air delivery mode or fan ... while in automatic control to place the system into manual control. The air delivery mode setting ..., the system turns off recirculation and runs the air conditioning compressor unless the outside ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... air is pulled inside the vehicle. The air conditioning system runs automatically in this setting, unless the outside temperature is less than... Press to turn the air conditioning (A/C) on and off. An indicator light comes on when A/C is on. The A/C does not work when the outside temperature is below...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... off the engine. This is normal. Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses a warming grid to ... vehicle. It can be used to prevent outside air and odors from entering the vehicle. < (Rear Window ... surface of the mirror when the rear window defog button is pressed. Notice: Do not use a razor ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... cause a false reading in the displayed temperature. The climate control system uses the information from these sensors to maintain comfort settings by adjusting ... side of the vehicle facing the sun. The recirculation mode will also be used as needed to maintain cool outlet temperatures. The solar ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    8-10 Climate Controls Independent Mode: This mode directs rear seating airflow according to the settings ... C. Air Delivery Mode Control For vehicles with the rear climate control system, the controls are located ... the floor outlets. The rear system floor outlets are located under the third row seats....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio) Mimic Mode: This mode... Mode: This mode directs rear seating airflow according to the settings of the rear controls. It comes... Mode Control C. Temperature Control For vehicles with the rear climate control system, the controls are located...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...Controls N (Air Delivery Mode Control): Press to manually change the direction of the airflow. Repeatedly press ... mode appears on the display. Air Vents Use the slider switch in the center of the outlet, to change ... outlets. The rear system floor outlets are located under the third row seats. Clear...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...36 Engine Exhaust Engine Exhaust ...9-23 Running the Vehicle While Parked ...9-24 Fuel Fuel ...9-42 Recommended Fuel ...9-43 ... Tank ...9-45 Filling a Portable Fuel Container ...9-47 Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission ...9-24 Manual Mode ...9-26 Tow/Haul Mode ...9-27 Drive Systems All-...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... 17,000 annual motor vehicle-related deaths have been associated with the use of alcohol, with about 250,000 people injured. For persons under 21,...for these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. Driving Information ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... who has been drinking - driver or passenger - is in a crash, that person's chance of being killed or permanently disabled.... 9-3 Braking See Brake System Warning Light on page 5‑19. Braking action... of distance in an emergency, so keeping enough space between the vehicle and others is important...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... still be some power brake assist but it will be used when the brake is applied. Once the power assist is used up, it can take longer to stop and the brake pedal will be harder to push. ... speed. Traction in a curve depends on the condition of the tires and the road surface, the angle at which ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... and stops right in front of you. These problems can be avoided by braking - if you ... room. That is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. The vehicle can perform very well .... Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. 9-5 Off-Road ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...skid, too much speed or steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force. And ... about one-eighth turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn the ... and acceleration - do not have enough friction where the tires meet the road to do what the driver has asked....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... See Tires on page 10‑36. Turn off cruise control. { WARNING Wet brakes can cause crashes. They might not work as well in... large puddle of water or a car/vehicle wash, lightly apply the brake pedal until the brakes ...can build up under your vehicle's tires so they actually ride on the water....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... poor braking or even none going down a hill. You could crash. Always have the engine running and the vehicle in gear when going downhill. Keep the vehicle serviced and in good shape. Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission. Going...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...Ice Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or ...the wheels to spin and makes the surface under the tires slick, so there is even less traction....drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more. The Antilock Brake System (...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...vehicle unless there is help nearby. If possible, use the Roadside Assistance Program on page 13‑6. To...This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you ...of your vehicle, especially any that is blocking the exhaust. Run the engine for short periods only as needed to...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Driving and Operating To save fuel, run the engine for only short periods as needed to warm the ... time for help to arrive, now and then when you run the engine, push the accelerator pedal slightly so the engine runs faster than the idle speed. This keeps the battery charged to restart the vehicle and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... It is very important to know how much weight your vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the weight of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory-installed options. Two labels on your vehicle show how much ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... Loading Information Label 9-13 number of occupant seating positions (A), and the maximum vehicle capacity weight (B) in kilograms and pounds. The Tire and Loading ... Limit 1. Locate the statement "The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in Step 4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the ... to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity for your vehicle. See Trailer Towing on page 9‑53 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... weight of the driver, passengers, and cargo should never exceed your vehicle's capacity weight. Certification/Tire Label Example 2 ...specific information about your vehicle's capacity weight and A vehicle specific Certification/ Tire label is attached to the rear edge of the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    9-16 Driving and Operating The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, and cargo. The Certification/Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...-In Notice: The vehicle does not need an elaborate break-in. But it will perform better in the long run if you follow these guidelines: . . Put things in the cargo area of your vehicle. Try to spread the weight evenly. Never stack heavier things, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... ACC/ ACCESSORY and the brake pedal must be applied. R (ON/RUN): This position can be used to operate the electrical accessories and to display some instrument panel warning and indicator lights. The switch stays in this position when the engine is running. The transmission is also unlocked in this...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ..., close all the doors and turn the key to ON/RUN and then back to LOCK/OFF. All these features will work when the key is in the ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY positions. starting ... system also prevents cranking if the engine is already running. Engine cranking can be stopped by turning the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... oil warms up and lubricates all moving parts. To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. ...coolant heater can provide easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up in cold ...110-volt AC outlet. If the cord will not reach, use a heavy-duty three-prong extension cord rated ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...hand, the vehicle is in P (Park). Leaving the Vehicle with the Engine Running { WARNING It can be dangerous to leave the vehicle ..., if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and even catch .... Do not leave the vehicle with the engine running. If you have to leave the vehicle...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... shift lever to the desired position. Prevent ignition key removal unless the shift lever is in P (Park) with the shift lever button fully released, and Prevent movement of the shift lever out of P (Park), unless the ignition is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY and the regular brake pedal is applied. .
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under the vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. . Never park the vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed area such as a garage or a building that has no fresh air ventilation. .
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... Vehicle While Parked It is better not to park with the engine running. But if you ever have to, ... can roll. Do not leave the vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you have left ... can cause unconsciousness and even death. Never run the engine in an enclosed area that has no fresh ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... the shift lever button before shifting from P (Park) when the ignition key is in ON/RUN. If you cannot shift out of P (Park),..., use N (Neutral) when the vehicle is being towed. { WARNING Shifting into a drive gear while the engine is running at high speed is dangerous. Unless your foot is firmly on...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... on very steep hills, or in deep snow or mud. To use this feature: 1. Move the shift lever to L (Low). 2...., you could damage the transmission. Have the vehicle serviced right away. You can drive in ...may roll. This is normal and is due to the torque converter Manual Mode Electronic Range Select (ERS) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... is available in D (Drive) for both normal and Tow/Haul mode. While using the ERS, cruise control and the tow/haul mode ... controls. Push the button to activate the system. Push it again to deactivate the system. You can use this feature to assist when towing or hauling a heavy load. When Tow/Haul is ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... adjusts itself as needed for road conditions. When using a compact spare tire on an AWD vehicle, the system ...tire as soon as possible. See Compact Spare Tire on page 10‑77 for more information....braking pressure accordingly. If there is a problem with ABS, this warning light stays on. See Antilock ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...sound warning you that the parking brake is still on. If you are towing a trailer and are parking on a hill, see Trailer Towing on page 9‑53. Using ABS Do not pump the ... pedal down. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...several diagnostic checks to ensure there are no problems. The system may be heard or felt while ...normal and does not mean there is a problem with the vehicle. The system should initialize before ... Center (DIC), the vehicle should be taken in for service. For more information on the DIC messages, see ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... not automatically shut off for any other reason. The StabiliTrak light will flash on the instrument panel cluster when the system is both on ... is enabled automatically when the vehicle is started. It will activate and the StabiliTrak light will flash if it senses that any of the wheels are spinning ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...on page 9‑32. StabiliTrak may also turn off automatically if it determines that a problem exists with the system. If the problem does not clear itself after restarting the vehicle, see your dealer/retailer for service. If traction control is turned off, only the brake-traction...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...cylinder brake fluid level is low. The cruise control light on the instrument panel cluster comes on after the ...you leave your cruise control on when you are not using cruise, you might hit a button and ...cruise control switch off until you want to use cruise control. T (On/Off): Press to turn cruise ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... vehicle will slow down to the previously set cruise speed. Using Cruise Control on Hills How well the cruise control will work ... There are three ways to end cruise control: ... . Step lightly on the brake pedal. [ button. Press the T button. Press the Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control If ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... parking and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). The sensors on the rear bumper are used to detect the distance to an object up to 2.5 m (8 ft) behind the vehicle, and at least 25.4 cm... pedestrians, bicyclists, or pets. . If you do not use proper care before and while backing; vehicle...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...a Rear Vision Camera system. Read this entire section before using it. . { WARNING The Rear Vision Camera (RVC) system does not replace driver...clean. Keep the vehicle's rear bumper free of mud, dirt, snow, ice and slush. For cleaning instructions, see Exterior Care on page 10‑86. Detect objects ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... displaying a view of the area behind the vehicle. When the key is in the ON/RUN position and the driver shifts the vehicle ... mirror, until the left indicator light turns off. The rear vision camera display ... and hold z until the left indicator light illuminates. The rear vision camera system display ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... one of the following: . Vehicles With Navigation System The rear vision camera system is designed to help ... been displayed, after a delay. Turning the Rear Vision Camera System On or Off To turn ... speed of 5 mph (8 km/h). . . There is a message on the rear vision camera screen that states "Check...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... the rear vision camera screen. Symbols The navigation system may have a feature that lets the driver view symbols on the navigation screen while using the rear vision camera. The Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist (URPA) system must not be ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... that the camera provides. The camera is located above the license plate. Rear Vision Camera Error Messages Service Rear Vision Camera System: This message can display when the ... from other vehicle systems. If any other problem occurs or if a problem persists, see your dealer/ retailer....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...System Does Not Seem To Work Properly The rear vision camera system might not ...changes. . The RVC is turned off. See "Turning the Rear Camera System On or Off" earlier in this section... is shining directly into the camera lens. . . . A. View displayed by the camera. B. Corner of the rear bumper...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...off the video display along with the left indicator light. The rear vision camera system display ... the left indicator light on the mirror will flash. . Fuel Use of the recommended fuel is an important part ... TIER label on the fuel pump to ensure gasoline meets enhanced detergency standards developed...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... as soon as possible. If heavy knocking is heard when using gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher, the engine needs service. California Fuel Requirements If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the...Agency regulations. To help keep fuel injectors and intake valves clean, or if the vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, look for gasoline that ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... indicator lamp might turn on. If this occurs, return to your dealer/retailer for service. 9-45 Filling the Tank { WARNING Fuel vapor burns violently and a fuel...injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the fuel pump island. Turn off the engine when ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... finished pumping before removing the nozzle. Clean fuel from painted surfaces as soon as possible. See Exterior Care on page 10‑86. When replacing the fuel cap, turn it clockwise until it clicks....not remove the nozzle. Shut off the flow of fuel by shutting off the pump or by notifying the station ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Driving and Operating 9-47 Filling a Portable Fuel Container WARNING (Continued) . Towing General Towing Information Only use towing equipment that has ... filling is complete. Do not smoke while pumping fuel. Do not use a cellular phone while pumping fuel. . ....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...equipped with the proper trailer towing equipment. For trailering capacity, see Trailer Towing on page 9‑...durability and fuel economy. With the added weight, the engine, transmission, wheel assemblies and tires ...state or provincial police. Consider using sway control. See Towing Equipment on page 9ମ.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...reduces wear on the vehicle. The vehicle can tow in D (Drive). Use a lower gear if the transmission ... load carrying vehicle. If a trailer is towed, the vehicle will require more frequent maintenance ... trailer or a large or heavy load. The purpose of the Tow/Haul mode is to: . Reduce the frequency and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...Rating (GCWR). See Trailer Towing on page 9‑53. Tow/Haul is most useful when pulling a heavy trailer or a large or heavy load under the...up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you. Operating the vehicle in Tow/Haul when lightly loaded or with no trailer will not cause damage but there is no...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... or sudden maneuvers. 9-51 Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer The turn signal indicators on the instrument ... are still working. The vehicle can tow in D (Drive). Use a lower gear if the transmission ... to engine overheating. To avoid this, let the engine run while parked, preferably on level ground,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    9-52 Driving and Operating If parking the rig on a hill: 1. Press the brake pedal, but do not shift into P (Park) yet. Turn the wheels into the curb if facing downhill or into traffic if facing uphill. 2. Have someone place chocks under the trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    Driving and Operating Maintenance When Trailer Towing The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See this manual's Maintenance Schedule or Index for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any cargo carried in it, and the people who will be riding in the vehicle. If there are a lot of options, equipment, passengers or cargo in the vehicle, it will reduce the tongue weight the vehicle can carry, which...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) or the RGAWR (Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating). The effect of additional weight may reduce the trailering capacity more than the total of the additional weight....-carrying hitch or a weight-distributing hitch is being used, the trailer tongue (A) should weigh 10ମ.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... a front seat passenger and two rear seat passengers with some luggage and gear in the vehicle as ... tongue. If using a weight distributing hitch, do not go over the rear axle limit ... kilograms (700 lbs) should be subtracted from the trailering capacity to stay within GCWR limits. The maximum trailer ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    .... A. Body-to-Ground Distance B. Front of Vehicle When using a weight-distributing hitch, the hitch must ... before and after coupling the trailer to the tow vehicle. Trailer Brakes A loaded trailer... of the trailer. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ...steering column for the electric trailer brake controller. The harness contains the following wires: ... Trailer Wiring ... Wiring The trailer wiring harness, with a seven-pin connector, is located at the rear of the vehicle and ...Turn Signal Brown: Taillamps Black: Ground Light Green: Back-up Lamps Red/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... equipment can drain the vehicle battery, even if the vehicle is not operating. The vehicle has an airbag system. Before attempting to add anything electrical to the vehicle, see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 3‑44 and Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 3‑44.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    9-60 Driving and Operating 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... 10-3 Vehicle Checks Doing Your Own Service Work ...10-4 Hood ...10-5 Engine ...Fluid ...10-11 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...10-12 Cooling System ...10-...10-34 Wheels and Tires Tires ...10-36 Tire Sidewall Labeling ...10-...Tire Terminology and Definitions ...10-40 Tire Pressure ...10-43 Headlamp Aiming ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...Kit ...Tire Changing ...Secondary Latch System ...Compact Spare Tire ...10-66 10-67 10-76...Flat ...10-57 Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit ...10-59 General Information For service and parts needs, visit your dealer/... genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Genuine GM parts have one...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... chemicals. California Perchlorate Materials Requirements Certain types of automotive applications, such as airbag initiators, seat belt pretensioners, and lithium batteries contained in remote keyless transmitters, may contain perchlorate materials. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories.... doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much ... manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13ମ.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... Care This vehicle has an airbag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see Airbag System Check on page 3‑45. Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records on page 11‑11. 1. Pull the hood ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    10-6 Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... Cap. See Cooling System on page 10‑14. C. Remote Negative (−) Terminal. See Jump Starting on page ... Engine Compartment Fuse Block on page 10‑30. E. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting on page... on page 10‑22. L. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 10‑12. M. Windshield Washer Fluid ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the oil must be ... oil. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and Specifications on page 12‑2. See Engine Compartment Overview on page ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...for three things: . 10-9 GM6094M Use only an oil that meets GM Standard GM6094M. This symbol indicates ... Institute (API). Notice: Use only engine oil identified as meeting GM Standard GM6094M and ... oil and filter. This is based on engine revolutions and engine temperature, and not on mileage. Based...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... has Driver Information Center (DIC) buttons: 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN, with the engine off. 2. Press the vehicle information button until "Oil ... time the system must be reset. Your dealer/retailer has trained service people who will perform this work using genuine parts and reset the system....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...could even cause cancer. Do not let used oil stay on your skin for very long... Wash or properly dispose of clothing or rags containing used engine oil. See the manufacturer's warnings about... may not be covered by the vehicle's warranty. Always use the automatic transmission fluid listed in Recommended ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... A. Ventilation Tube B. Sensor 2. Disconnect the cover fitting from the ventilation tube (A). 3. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the sensor (B). Engine Air Cleaner/Filter When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Inspect the air cleaner/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...reconnect the electrical connector to the sensor. A. Clamp B. Screws C. Housing Cover D. Filter E. Base 4. Loosen the outlet duct clamp (A). 5. Loosen...air; it helps to stop flames if the engine backfires. Use caution when working on the engine and do not drive with the air cleaner/filter off. Notice:...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can cause injury. Keep hands, ... Pressure Cap C. Engine Cooling Fans Do not run the engine if there is a leak. If you run ...to check and add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOL coolant. If using this mixture, nothing else needs to be added. This mixture: .... system, the vehicle could be damaged. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... the engine is hot, there could be a leak in the cooling system. If the coolant is low, add the coolant or take the vehicle to a dealer/retailer for service. { WARNING You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... system is cool before this is done. 10-17 { WARNING An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can cause injury. Keep hands, clothing, and tools away from any underhood electric fan. 2. Remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... in the Driver Information Center (DIC). See Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators on page 5‑10. ... the hood when this warning appears, but instead get service help right away. See Roadside Assistance ... pressure cap off. 8. Start the engine and let it run until the upper radiator hose feels warm. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... Then check to see if the engine cooling fans are running. If the engine is overheating, both fans should ... the engine and have the vehicle serviced. Notice: Engine damage from running the engine without coolant is ... but no steam can be seen or heard, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... is a significant loss in power and engine performance. The temperature gauge indicates an overheat condition exists. Driving extended distances and/or towing a trailer in the overheat protection mode should be avoided. Power Steering Fluid The power steering fluid reservoir is located under the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. ... close to MAX Line. 10-21 Notice: Use of the incorrect fluid may damage the vehicle ... fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If the vehicle will be operating in an area ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... vehicle is moving, except when applying the brake pedal firmly. When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ...worn-out brake pads could result in costly brake repair. Some driving conditions ...wheel nuts in the proper sequence to torque specifications in Capacities and Specifications on page 12‑2. Brake... in pedal travel. This could be a sign that brake service might be required. For example, installing disc...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ...the brake fluid falls to a low level, the brake warning light comes on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 5‑19. What to Add Use only new DOT 3 brake fluid from a sealed container. See...brakes might not work well. This could cause a crash. Always use the proper brake fluid. Do not top ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... Remove the black, negative (−) cable from the battery to keep the battery from running down. Extended Storage: Remove the black, negative (−) cable from the battery or use a battery ...WARNING Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... other position, contact your dealer/ retailer for service. Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control ...begins to move. 3. With the engine off, turn the ignition to ON/RUN, but do not start the engine....out of P (Park), contact your dealer/retailer for service. Ignition Transmission Lock Check While ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... brake. . To check the P (Park) mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running, shift to P (Park). Then release the parking brake followed by the ...€‘10. To check the parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and the transmission in N (Neutral), slowly remove foot pressure from ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... you take the vehicle to your dealer/ retailer for service. Bulb Replacement For the proper type of replacement bulbs... Bulbs { WARNING Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you...bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... and Wiring { WARNING Exposure to high voltage can cause shock, burns, and even death. The high voltage systems in your vehicle can only be serviced by technicians with special training. High voltage devices are identified by labels. Do not remove, open, take apart, or modify these devices. High ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... until the current load returns to normal or the problem is fixed. This greatly reduces the chance of circuit ... reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside ... wipers. If the overload is caused by an electrical problem and not snow or ice, be sure to...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... thumb and index finger and pull straight out. Fuses A/C CLUTCH ABS MTR AFS Usage Air Conditioning Clutch Antilock Braking System (ABS) Motor Adaptive Forward Lighting System Fuses AIRBAG AUX VAC PUMP AWD Usage Airbag System Auxiliary Vacuum Pump All-Wheel-Drive System AUX POWER Auxiliary Power
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... Outside Rearview Mirror Fuses PWR OUTLET REAR CAMERA RR APO RR DEFOG ... TRLR STOP/TRN Usage Power Outlet Rear Camera Rear Accessory Power Outlet Rear Defogger Rear Climate Control System Right High‐Beam Headlamp Right Low‐...Cooling Fan 1 Cooling Fan 2 Fog Lamps Fuel System Control Module Horn PWR ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...RR DEFOG Relays FOG LAMP HI BEAM HID/ LO BEAM Usage Fog Lamps High‐Beam Headlamps 10-33 S/ROOF/ Sunroof SUNSHADE SERVICE SPARE Service Repair Spare High Intensity Discharge (HID) Low‐Beam Headlamps Horn Ignition Main Trailer Left Stoplamp and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...Airbag Amplifier Back‐up Lamp/ Stoplamp Body Control Module Canister Vent Courtesy Door Locks Daytime Running Lamps GMC HID Only/ Rear Fog Lamps-China Only Display Front Windshield Washer Heated/Cooling Seats RT TRLR STOP/TRN Stop Lamps Stop Lamps (China Only...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... Inadvertent Power LED Infotainment Driver Side Turn Signal Memory Seat Module Power Mirrors, Liftgate Release Power Mirrors Radio Rear Wiper Passenger Side Turn Signal Spare Steering Wheel Illumination Relay Side Relays LT/PWR/ SEAT RT/PWR/ SEAT PWR/WNDW PWR...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...Relay Driver Side Unlock Relay Daytime Running Lamps Relay Spare Front Windshield Washer Relay Wheels and Tires Tires ... ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your vehicle Warranty ... if your tires have been damaged, replace them. LT/UNLCK DRL SPARE FRT/...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... into its sidewall. The examples below show a typical passenger vehicle tire and a compact spare tire sidewall. aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration later in this section for more detail. (B) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary use tire or compact spare tire should be inflated to 420 kPa (60 psi). ...carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. Compact Spare Tire Example (A) Tire Ply Material: The type of...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for temporary use only. (G) ... the tire height‐to‐width measurements. For example, if the tire size aspect ratio is 60, as shown in item C...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil, and coolant, but without passengers and cargo. DOT Markings: A... of the tire. The load index represents the load carry capacity a tire is certified to carry. The speed rating is the ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... Light Truck (LT‐Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some ... number ranging from 1 to 279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacity of a tire. Maximum Inflation Pressure: The maximum air... sum of curb weight, accessory weight, vehicle capacity weight, and production options weight....
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...Grading on page 10‑54. Vehicle Capacity Weight: The number of designated seating positions multiplied by 68 kg (... weight, and cargo weight. Vehicle Placard: A label permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...of air pressure needed to support your vehicle's maximum load carrying capacity. For additional information regarding ...or more. Do not forget to check the compact spare tire, if the vehicle has one. The... 60 psi (420 kPa). For additional information regarding the compact spare tire, see Compact Spare ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... tire inflation pressure for those tires.) As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped ... telltale when one or more of your tires is significantly under‐inflated. How to Check Use a good quality ... Pressure Monitor System The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... failure. Under‐inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and ...variety of reasons, including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent the TPMS from functioning ... (FCC) and Industry Canada See Radio Frequency Statement on page 13‑17 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...tires are inflated to the correct inflation pressure. Using the DIC, tire pressure levels can be viewed ...tire and wheel assembly, excluding the spare tire and wheel assembly, if the vehicle ...condition is detected, the TPMS illuminates the low tire pressure warning light located on the instrument panel...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... ignition cycle until the problem is corrected. Some of the conditions that can cause the malfunction light and DIC ... dealer/retailer for service. . One of the road tires has been replaced with the spare tire, if your ... has one. The spare tire does not have a TPMS sensor. The TPMS malfunction light ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... rear tire, and driver side rear tire using a TPMS diagnostic tool. See your dealer/retailer for service. The TPMS sensors can also be matched... detect or signal a low tire condition. See your dealer/retailer for service if the TPMS malfunction light and DIC message comes on...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...and repeat the procedure in Step 5. 7. Proceed to the passenger side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 5. ... code has been matched to the driver side rear tire, and the TPMS sensor matching process ... you regularly inspect your vehicle's tires, including the spare tire, if the vehicle has one,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    10-50 Vehicle Care If the vehicle has a compact spare tire, do not include it in ... this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if needed, to get all the rust or dirt...vehicle's tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown here. Make sure the spare tire, if the vehicle has one, is ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...) or less of tread remaining. The rubber in tires degrades over time. This is also true for the spare tire, if the vehicle has one, even if it is not being used. Multiple conditions affect how fast this aging takes place, including temperatures,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...with your compact spare temporarily, as it was developed for use on your vehicle. See Compact Spare Tire on page 10‑77. This way, your vehicle will continue ...may not handle properly, and you could have a crash. Using tires of different sizes, brands, or types may (Continued) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...vehicle may not provide an acceptable level of performance and safety if tires not recommended for those wheels are selected. You may increase the chance that you will crash and suffer serious injury. Only use GM specific wheel and tire systems developed for your vehicle, and have...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... Grading (UTQG) system does not apply to deep tread, winter-type snow tires, space-saver, or temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 cm), or to some limited-production tires. While the tires ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... under controlled conditions on specified government test surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor ... which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer... should have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset, and be mounted... handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you... and cause a crash. If you have to replace a wheel, use a new GM...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...of traction device only if its manufacturer recommends it for use on the vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid ... your foot from the accelerator pedal. { WARNING Do not use tire chains. There is not enough clearance. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...vehicle may come with a jack and spare tire or a tire sealant and compressor kit. To use the jacking equipment to change a spare tire safely, follow the instructions below. Then see Tire Changing on page 10‑67. To use the tire sealant and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... Care When the vehicle has a flat tire (B), use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of ...can cause unconsciousness and even death. Never run the engine in an enclosed area that has no fresh... compressor kit, there may not be a spare tire, tire changing equipment, and on some ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... compressor kits. The kit includes: The tire sealant and compressor can be used to temporarily seal ... up to ¼ inch (6 mm) in the tread area of the tire. It can also be used to inflate an under inflated tire...Read and follow all of the tire sealant and compressor kit instructions. A. Selector Switch ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    Vehicle Care Tire Sealant Read and follow the safe handling instructions on the label adhered to the sealant canister. Check the tire sealant expiration date on ... and Installation of the Sealant Canister" following. 10-61 When using the tire sealant and compressor kit during cold ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ...Care 7. Start the vehicle. The vehicle must be running while using the air compressor. 8. Turn the selector ... only. 10. Inflate the tire to the recommended inflation pressure using the pressure gauge (C). The recommended... an accessory power outlet, do not use the cigarette lighter. If the vehicle only...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...drive the vehicle 5 miles (8 km) to distribute the sealant in the tire. 19. Stop at a safe location and .... Refer to Steps 1 through 11 under "Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit ...68 kPa) from the recommended inflation pressure, inflate the tire to the recommended inflation pressure. 20. Wipe ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... dealer/retailer. 23. After temporarily sealing a tire using the tire sealant and compressor kit, take the... is positioned close to the ground so the hose will reach it. Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit without Sealant to Inflate a Tire (Not Punctured) To use the air compressor to inflate a ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Do not pinch the power plug cord in the door or window. 7. Start the vehicle. The vehicle must be running while using the air compressor. 8. Turn the selector switch (A) ... is only functional when using the air only hose (G). 11. Press the on/off button (B) to turn the tire sealant and ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... vehicle. Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit The tire sealant and compressor kit is located in the storage compartment on the driver side, at the rear of the vehicle. The tire sealant and compressor kit has an accessory adapter located in a ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... the jack straight out, bottom first. Tire Changing Removing Tools The tools needed to remove the spare tire are located in the storage compartment on the driver side, at the rear of the vehicle. 1. Open the jack storage compartment by pulling ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...the hoist shaft. 4. Turn the lug wrench counterclockwise to lower the spare tire to the ground. Continue turning the wrench until the ... is located under the vehicle, in front of the rear bumper. See Compact Spare Tire on page 10‑77 for more information about the compact spare. A. Rear Convenience ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... tire under the vehicle. See "Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools" later in this section. ... wrench counterclockwise three or four turns. 4. If the spare tire has not lowered, tighten ..., continue with Step 5 under "Removing the Spare Tire (Vehicles with the Rear Convenience Center)" listed ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. 3. Loosen the wheel nuts - ... tire or (B) about 10.5 inches (27 cm) from the rear tire. The triangle is located near each wheel on ... not raise the vehicle yet. Put the compact spare tire near you. { WARNING Raising ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, use a cloth or a paper towel to do this; but ... off the ground so that there is enough room for the spare tire to fit under the wheel well.... by pulling the rubber latch. Store the plastic spare tire heat shield. See "Storing ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... spare wheel. 11. Place the spare tire on the wheel mounting surface. 12. Put the nuts ... by the aftermarket manufacturer when using accessory locking wheel nuts. See Capacities and Specifications ... and to the proper torque specification. See Capacities and Specifications on page 12‑2 for the wheel ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... tire: 1. Lay the compact spare tire near the rear of the vehicle with the valve stem down. 2. Reinstall the... start to raise the compact spare tire. Make sure the retainer is fully seated across the underside ... spare tire is almost in the stored position, turn the tire so the valve is toward the rear ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    10-74 Vehicle Care 3. Put the flat tire in the rear storage area with the valve stem pointing ...(A), and then try to turn (B) the tire. If the tire moves, use the lug wrench to tighten the... through the door striker (E), the center of the wheel (D), and the plastic spare tire heat shield (C), as shown.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ...center cap or the plastic bolt‐on wheel covers until a full size tire is put back on the vehicle. When you replace the compact spare with a full‐size tire, reinstall the bolt‐on wheel covers or the center cap. Hand‐tighten them over the wheel nuts, using the lug wrench.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    10-76 Vehicle Care To release the spare tire from the secondary latch: Secondary Latch ...Tire Changing on page 10‑67 for instructions on storing the spare tire correctly. { WARNING Someone ... the center of the spare tire. { WARNING Before beginning this procedure read all the instructions. Failure...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... you can. You will not be able to store a spare tire using the hoist assembly until it has been repaired ... and carefully remove the jack. Use one hand to push against the spare tire while firmly pulling ... and you or others could be injured. Use only one compact spare tire at a time. The compact spare ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ...or tires. They will not fit. Keep the spare tire and its wheel together. The All-Wheel Drive ...in your AWD, replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as soon as possible. Notice: Tire...the vehicle, stop as soon as possible and make sure the spare tire is correctly inflated. The compact spare ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Vehicle Care 10-79 Jump Starting If the vehicle's battery has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and some jumper cables...in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in P (Park) or a manual transmission in Neutral before setting the parking brake. If one...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... the terminal locations. { WARNING Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People ...some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the batteries have ... hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 5. Check that the jumper cables do not have ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... other end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 8....connect the black negative (−) cable to the negative (−) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote negative (−) terminal if the vehicle has one. Do...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the... start after a few tries, it probably needs service. Notice: If the jumper cables are connected or... Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (−) Terminal B. Good Battery or...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...ground. Consult your dealer/retailer or a professional towing service if the disabled vehicle must ... to consider before recreational vehicle towing: . What is the towing capacity of the towing vehicle? Be sure to read ... how long they can tow. Is the proper towing equipment going to be used? See your ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... with all four wheels off of the ground. These vehicles cannot be towed using a dolly. For vehicles being dinghy towed, the vehicle should be run at the beginning of each day and at each RV fuel stop for about five minutes. This will ensure proper ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... vehicle. Notice: Do not tow a vehicle with the front drive wheels on the ground if one of the front tires is a compact spare tire. Towing with two different tire sizes on the front of the vehicle can cause severe damage to the transmission. 10-85 Dolly ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing the Vehicle" later in this section. Notice: Towing the vehicle from the rear could damage it. Also, repairs would not be covered by ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. If necessary, use non-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe ... regularly to keep their luster. Wash with water or use chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel ... not be covered by the warranty. Do not use cleaning agents that are petroleum based or that contain ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ...and Lubricants on page 11‑8. These chlorides are used on roads for conditions such as ice and ...repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Use only approved cleaners on aluminum or chrome-...similar to the painted surface of the vehicle. Do not use strong soaps, chemicals, abrasive polishes,...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ...plated wheels through an automatic car wash that uses silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. 10-89... blades if they are worn or damaged. Wipers can be damaged by: ... Tires Use a stiff brush with tire cleaner to clean the tires. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on the vehicle may...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ...vehicle's interior. When cleaning the vehicle's interior, only use cleaners specifically designed for the surfaces that are being cleaned... the paint surface. Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and... can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan, and...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ...and/or cause damage to the rear window defogger. When cleaning the glass on the vehicle, use only a soft ...vehicle's interior. Before using cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label.... 3.78 L (1 gal) of water is a good guide. . . Fabric/Carpet Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    10-92 To clean: Vehicle Care A paper towel can be used to blot excess moisture from the fabric or carpet after the cleaning process....fabric cleaner or spot lifter may be necessary. Test a small hidden area for colorfastness before using a commercial upholstery cleaner or spot lifter. If the locally ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... secure the floor mat. To remove the floor mat, pull the mat towards the rear of the vehicle until the grommet can be removed from the hook. If the ... Do not bleach or dye safety belts. It may severely weaken them. In a crash, they might not be able to provide adequate protection. Clean safety belts ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    10-94 Vehicle Care 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    Service and Maintenance 11-1 Service and Maintenance General Information General Information ...11-1 ... might need more frequent checks and services. Please read the information under Scheduled Maintenance...10 Carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits on the Tire and Loading Information ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... dealer/ retailer has specially trained service technicians, uses genuine GM replacement parts,... of the vehicle, it is important that the first rotation service for new tires be performed when they have 8 000 ... and filter. See Engine Oil on page 10‑8. An Emission Control Service. When the "Change ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ...described for Maintenance I should be performed at every engine oil change. The services described for Maintenance II should be performed when: . 11-3... . Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 10‑8. An Emission Control Service. Engine coolant level check. See Engine Coolant on page...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... Check on page 3‑31. Engine air cleaner filter inspection. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 10‑12. . Additional Required Services At Each Fuel Stop . Engine oil level check. See Engine Oil on page 10‑8. Engine coolant level ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Service and Maintenance Once a Month . . 11-5 Tire inflation check. See Tire Pressure on page 10‑43. Tire ... hot weather, in hilly or mountainous terrain, when frequently towing a trailer, or used for taxi, police, or delivery service. See Automatic Transmission Fluid on page 10‑11. . . . .
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ...000 Miles . All‐wheel drive only: Transfer case fluid change (severe service) for vehicles mainly driven when frequently towing a trailer, or used for taxi, police, or delivery service. During any maintenance, if a power washer is used to clean mud and ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    Service and Maintenance 11-7 Service Change engine oil and filter. Reset oil life system. Engine coolant level check. Windshield washer fluid level check. Tire inflation pressures check. Tire wear inspection. Rotate tires. Fluids visual leak check. Engine air cleaner filter inspection (...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    11-8 Service and Maintenance Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ... Fluid/Lubricant Engine oil which meets GM Standard GM6094M and displays the American Petroleum Institute ... 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL ® Coolant. See Engine ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    Service and Maintenance Usage Carrier Assembly - Differential (Rear Drive Module) and Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) ..., Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl Hood and Door Hinges and Rear Folding Seat Weatherstrip Conditioning Fluid/Lubricant SAE 75W‐90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    11-10 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by ... dealer/retailer. Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter Spark Plugs Wiper Blades Front... (24.6 in) Front Passenger - 53.0 cm (20.8 in) Rear - 30.0 cm (11.6 in) 15254805 15254804 15276259 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    Service and Maintenance 11-11 Maintenance Records 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. Retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    11-12 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed 11-13
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    11-14 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ... Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...12-1 Service Parts Identification Label ...12-1 Vehicle ...replacement parts. See "Engine Specifications" under Capacities and Specifications on page 12‑2 for the vehicle's engine code. Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications ...12-2 Engine Drive Belt ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    .... Capacities Application Air Conditioning Refrigerant R134a Cooling System Engine Oil with Filter Fuel Tank Transmission Fluid* (Drain and Refill) Wheel Nut Torque Metric .... All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    Technical Data Engine Specifications Engine 3.6L V6 Engine VIN Code D Transmission Automatic Spark Plug Gap 1.10 mm (0.043 in) 12-3 Engine Drive Belt Routing 3.6L V6 Engine
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    12-4 Technical Data 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to GMC. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of the vehicle will be ... that level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... appears your concern cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, in the U.S., call the GMC Consumer Relations Manager at 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800...proceed with any other venue for relief available to you. When contacting GMC, remember that your concern will likely be resolved at a dealer...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...Information You may contact the BBB Auto Line Program using the toll-free telephone number or write them at ... has committed to binding arbitration of owner disputes involving factory-related vehicle service claims. The program provides for the review of the facts involved by an impartial third party ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... 1-800-268-6800 Customer Assistance Offices GMC encourages customers to call the toll-free number .... However, if a customer wishes to write or e-mail GMC, the letter should be addressed to: Mexico, Central ...of hearing, or speech-impaired and who use the Text Telephones (TTYs), GMC has TTY equipment ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... convenient place. . Other Helpful Links: GMC − www.gmc.com GMC Merchandise - www.gmccollection.com Help Center - www.gmc.com/helpcenter . . Here are a few of the valuable tools and services you ...service and maintenance records Find GMC dealers for service nationwide Exclusive privileges and ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ... Description of the problem . This program, available to qualified applicants, can reimburse you up to $1,000 of the cost of ... Program For U.S. purchased vehicles, call 1‐800‐GMC-8782 (1‐800‐462‐8782); ... purchased vehicles, call 1-800-268-6800. Service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ...security reasons, the driver must present identification before this service is given. Emergency Tow From a Public Road or Highway: Tow to the nearest GMC dealer for warranty service, or if the vehicle was in a crash and cannot be driven. Assistance is also...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... or changing of snow tires, chains, or other traction devices. Towing or services for vehicles driven... driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If... ask for instructions. If the dealer/retailer requests you to bring the vehicle for service, you...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... daily schedule. This includes one‐way or round trip shuttle service within reasonable time and distance parameters of the dealer's... warranty repairs, and public transportation is used instead of the dealer's shuttle service, the expense must be supported by original receipts and can only be up to ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... All program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. .... Rental reimbursement will be limited and must be supported by original receipts. This requires that you sign ..., have the damage repaired by a qualified technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... Recycled original equipment parts may also be used for repair. These parts are typically removed from...fit poorly, exhibit premature durability/corrosion problems, and may not perform properly ...GM vehicle by limiting compensation for damage repairs by using aftermarket collision parts. Some insurance ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    13-12 Customer Information If a Crash Occurs If there has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene of a crash until all matters have been taken care of. Move the vehicle only if its position puts you in danger, or...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    .... 13-13 Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on ... information needed to knowledgeably service General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and service of your vehicle.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ... to provide basic operational information about the vehicle. The owner manual includes the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner Manual, and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL ...00 (U.S.) plus processing fee Without Portfolio: Owner Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    Customer Information However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or General Motors. To ... this, please notify General Motors. Call 1-800-GMC-8782 (1-800-462-8782), or write: GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 Detroit, MI 48232-5172 In Canada, call ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    .... These modules may store data to help your dealer/retailer technician service your vehicle. Some modules may also store data about how ... or average speed. These modules may also retain the owner's personal preferences, such as radio pre-sets, seat positions, and temperature settings. Event Data ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ...the data is not tied to a specific vehicle or vehicle owner. 13-17 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID technology is used in some vehicles... other trip information. Refer to the navigation system operating manual for information on stored data and for deletion instructions.
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    13-18 Customer Information 2 NOTES
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ......3-44 Passenger Status Indicator ...5-15 Readiness Light ...5-15 Servicing Airbag-Equipped Vehicles ...3-44 System ...7-28 Audio System Radio Reception ...7-11 Rear Seat (RSA) ...7-44 Theft-Deterrent Feature ...7-2 Automatic Door Locks ...2-8 Automatic Transmission ...9-24 Fluid ...10-11 Manual Mode ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ... ...9-43 Perchlorate Materials Requirements ...10-3 Warning ...10-3 Camera, Rear Vision ...9-36 Canadian Vehicle Owners ...iii Capacities and Specifications ...12-2 Carbon Monoxide Engine Exhaust ...9-23 Liftgate ...2-9 Winter Driving ...9-9 Cargo Cover ...4-3 ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ...11 Collision Damage Repair ...13-10 Compact Spare Tire ...10-77 Compass ...5-6 Compressor Kit,... Program ...13-9 Covers Cargo ...4-3 Engine ...10-7 Cruise Control ...9-32 Light ...5-23 Messages ...-16 Daytime Running Lamps/ Automatic Headlamp System ...6-3 Defensive Driving ...9-2 Delayed Entry Lighting ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ...18 Power Messages ...5-39 Pressure Light ...5-22 Running While Parked ...9-24 Starting ... Fuel Economy ...1-21 Dual Automatic Climate Control System ...8-4 DVD Rear Seat... ...7-36 DVD/CD Player ...7-14 F Filter Engine Air Cleaner ...10-12... Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...10-12 Check and Service Engine Soon...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ...12 Odometer ...5-12 Speedometer ...5-12 Tachometer ...5-12 Voltmeter ...5-13 Warning Lights and Indicators ...5-10 General Information Service and Maintenance ...11-1 Towing ...9-47 Vehicle Care ...10-2 Glove Box ...4-1 GM Mobility ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ...25 LATCH System Replacing Parts After a Crash ...3-61 J Jump Starting ...10-79... for Children ...3-55 Liftgate Carbon Monoxide ...2-9 Lighting Delayed Entry ...6-6 Delayed Exit ...6-6 Entry ...6-6 Illumination Control ...6-5 Parade Dimming ...6-7 Lights Airbag Readiness ...5-15 Antilock Brake System ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... Maintenance ...11-2 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...5-17 Manual Mode ...9-26 Messages Airbag System ...5-41......5-40 Ride Control System ...5-41 Service Vehicle ...5-42 Tire ...5-42 Transmission ...5-43 Vehicle......2-18 Manual Rearview ...2-19 Park Tilt ...2-18 Power ...2-17 Monitor System, Tire Pressure...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    ... ...10-9 Messages ...5-39 Pressure Light ...5-22 Older Children, Restraints ...3-46 Online Owner Center ...13-5 OnStar®...Retained Accessory (RAP) ...9-19 Seat Adjustment ...3-4 Steering Fluid ...10-20 Windows ...2-20 Pregnancy, Using Safety Belts ...3-30 Privacy Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... (RAP) ...9-19 Ride Control Systems Messages ...5-41 Roadside Assistance Program ...13-6 Roof Sunroof ...2-22 Roof Rack System ...4-4 Rotation, Tires ...10-49 Routing, Engine Drive Belt ...12-3 Running the Vehicle While Parked ...9-24
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ...Into Park ...9-21 Out of Park ...9-22 Signals, Turn and Lane-Change ...6-4 Spare Tire Compact ...10-77 Specifications and Capacities ...12-2 Speedometer ...5-12 StabiliTrak System ...9-30 StabiliTrak® Indicator Light ...5-21 Start Vehicle, Remote ...2-5 Starter ...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... Areas (cont.) Glove Box ...4-1 Instrument Panel ...4-1 Roof Rack System ...4-4 Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit ...10-66 ...11 Sun Visors ...2-22 Sunroof ...2-22 Symbols ...iv System Roof Rack ...4-4 System Check Automatic Transmission Shiftlock Control ...10-26 Tires Buying New Tires ...10...
  • 2010 GMC Acadia | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ... ...9-35 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...10-54 Universal Remote System ...5-52 Operation ...5-56 Programming ...5-52 Using this Manual ...iv V Vehicle Canadian Owners ...iii Control ...9-3 Load Limits ...9-12 Messages ...5-36 Personalization ...



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