2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner's Manual

2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette Manual

2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette manual table of contents:

  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-3 Rear Seats ...1-8 Safety Belts ...1-22 Child Restraints ...1-46 Air Bag Systems ...1-70 Restraint System Check ...1-78 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-9 Windows ...2-23 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Canadian Owners You can obtain a French copy of this manual from your dealer or from: Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, OLDSMOBILE, the OLDSMOBILE Rocket Emblem and the name SILHOUETTE are registered trademarks of General Motors ...
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    Safety Warnings and Symbols You will find a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell you about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning. You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means “Donମ.
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    ... to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different ... 2 Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators in Section 3 Audio System(s) in Section 3 Engine Compartment Overview in ...
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    These are some examples of symbols you may find on your vehicle: v
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     NOTES vi
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    ...Seats and Restraint Systems Rear Seat Passengers ...1-39 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for ...Infants and Young Children ...1-48 Child Restraint Systems ...1-52 Where to Put the Restraint ...1-55 Top Strap ... Front Seat Position ...1-67 Front Seats ...1-3 Manual Seats ...1-3 Six-Way Power Seats ...1-4...
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    ... Check ...1-78 Checking Your Restraint Systems ...1-78 Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash ...1-79 Air Bag Systems ...1-70 Where Are the Air Bags? ...1-72 When Should an Air ... See After an Air Bag Inflates? ...1-76 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-78 ...
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    Front Seats Manual Seats Use the lever located on the front of the seat to adjust the seat forward or ... lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The ... the seat is locked into place, try to move the seat back and forth with your body. 1-3
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    Six-Way Power Seats The six-way power seat control is located on the outboard side of the driver's front seat. Eight-Way Power Seats If your vehicle has this feature, the eight-way power seat controls are located on the outboard sides of both the driver's and the front passenger's seats. ...
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    ... is for the front passenger's seat. Press the bottom of the switch to turn the heater on. The indicator light on the switch will be lit. Press the top of the switch...ignition is turned to OFF and will resume operation when the ignition is turned to RUN, unless the switch is manually turned off. 1-5
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... there is a power recliner. See Eight-Way Power Seats on page 1-4. To adjust a manual seatback, pull up on the lever located on the outboard side of the ... is easier to recline the seat if you lean forward, taking your weight off the seatback. But don't have a seatback reclined if your vehicle is ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ..., your safety belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job because it won't be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Rear Seats Rear Seat Operation The rear seats in your vehicle have levers and straps used to adjust, remove, and reinstall the seats. By using the levers and straps in the correct order, you can easily remove the seats from the vehicle. When you put the seats back in the vehicle, follow the label ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Split Bench Seats If you have the third row split bench seat, the seatbacks can be folded forward or reclined individually and the seats can be removed individually. Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That ...
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    Removing the Split Bench Seat Make sure the seatback is in the upright position. 1. Lift the seatback recliner lever or pull the nylon strap on the back of the seat to fold the seatback forward. 3. To unlatch the front latches, squeeze the angled bar toward the straight crossbar. 4. Remove the ...
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    Replacing the Split Bench Seat {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not ...
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    2. Make sure the bench seat is angled so that the front hooks clear the floor pins. If the front legs are not attached correctly, the rear legs will not attach to the rear set of floor pins. 1. Squeeze the angled bar toward the solid crossbar while placing the front hooks of the bench seat onto ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    3. Firmly push the rear hooks onto the rear floor pins by pushing down on the rear of the seat. 4. Try to raise the seat to check that it is locked down. 5. Lift the seatback recliner lever or pull the nylon strap on the back of the seat and raise the seatback until it locks upright. 6. Push and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Captain Chairs If your vehicle has captain's chairs, the chairs and seatbacks can be adjusted forward or rearward. Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. ...
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    It is easier to raise or lower the seatback if you lean forward, taking the weight off the seatback. The seatbacks on the second row captain's chairs also fold forward to put items behind the left and right seats. Lift up on the recliner lever and fold the seatback forward. The seatback will lock ...
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    Removing the Captain's Chairs 2. The seat can then be lifted off the front floor pins and removed from the vehicle. 1. Pull the nylon strap behind the chair to release the rear hooks from the floor pins. 1-16
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    Replacing the Captain's Chairs {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not ...
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    1. Hook the front latches over the front floor pins. 2. Push the rear of the seat down to lock the rear latches onto the rear set of floor pins. 3. Push and pull on the seat to be sure it is properly attached. 1-18
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... up. The seatback has a patch of hook and loop fastener to stow the strap on the rear of the seat when not in use. • From the passenger's side sliding door, pull up on the lever to release the seatback, then push up on the seatback to raise the seat. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...toward the rear of the vehicle and then pulling it out. This should be done in one motion. Notice: If you use the release handles to remove the seat, the handles could break, and the repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use the crossbar located at the seat bottom to remove the seat. 1-20
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    Replacing the Stowable Seat {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not properly...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...4. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure that it is locked into place. Safety Belts Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... Without belts they could have been badly hurt or killed. After more than 30 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See Safety Belt Reminder Light on page 3-44. 1-23
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-24
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    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... 1-25
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    or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense. 1-26
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... will be in most of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts - not instead ..., but especially in side and other collisions. How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Driver Position This part describes the driver's restraint system. Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here's how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see "Seats" in the Index....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, ... serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ..., push down on the button and move the height adjuster to the desired position. You can move the adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After you move the adjuster to where you want it, try to move it down without pushing the button down to make sure it has locked into position. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. 1-31
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which ... organs like your liver or spleen. A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the shoulder at all times. 1-34
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the body. 1-35
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    The best way to protect the fetus is to protect the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. Center Passenger Position (Bench Seat...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lap part of a lap-shoulder belt. If the belt isn't long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-45. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... out of the vehicle in a crash. And they can strike others in the vehicle who are wearing safety belts. Lap-Shoulder Belt The positions next to the windows have lap-shoulder belts. Here is how to wear one properly. Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...you can buckle it. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-45. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would... does, let it go back all the way and start again. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In... should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. 1-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...smaller adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck ... seat in the third row, there is one guide for each outside passenger position. To provide ... seats and for smaller adults, the comfort guides may be installed on the shoulder belts. Here ...
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    1. Remove the guide from its storage pocket on the side of the seatback. 2. Place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 1-43
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    ...Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The guide must be on top of the belt. 4. Buckle, position and... crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so ... you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide into the storage pocket. 1-44
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ..., you'll need to get new ones, and probably other new parts for your safety belt system. See Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash on page 1-79. Safety Belt Extender If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten around you, you should use ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Child Restraints Older Children If you have the choice, a child should sit next to a window so the child can wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. Q: A: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? If possible, an older child should wear a lap-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...shoulder belt still is on the child's shoulder, so that in a crash the child's upper body would have the restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting in a rear seat outside position, see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults on page 1-42. If the child is ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears the belt in this way, ... infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... to use a child restraint. {CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During... kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 kg) force on a person's arms. A baby should be secured in an appropriate restraint. 1-49
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its air bag system ... and infants need the protection that a child restraint system can provide. Q: What are the different types of add-on... take into consideration not only the child's weight, height and age but also whether...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a ... for children with special needs. CAUTION: (Continued) the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always should be ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make ... 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 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces ... designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have a shoulder ...point harness. A booster seat can also help a child to see out the window. 1-53
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...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...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Where to Put the Restraint Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. We, therefore, recommend that child restraints be secured in a rear seat, including an infant riding in a rear-facing infant seat, a child riding in a forward-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... are designed for use with or without the top strap being anchored. Others require the top strap always to be anchored. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If yours requires that the top strap be anchored, don't use the restraint unless it is anchored properly. If...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... If you have an adjustable head restraint, route the top strap under it. Once you have the top strap anchored, you'll be ready to secure the child restraint itself. Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. Top Strap Anchor Location Second Row 1-57
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Third Row (50/50) An anchor bar for a top strap is located at the rear of the seat cushion for each second and third row outboard seating position. Third Row (Stowable Seat) The anchor bar for the stowable bench seat is located on the passenger's side of the crossbar. Use the center seating ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) This system, designed to make installation of child restraints easier, does not use the ... anchor to secure a top tether strap (C). Your vehicle has the LATCH system. You will find anchors (A) in both second row captain's chairs. 1-59
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. In order to use the LATCH system in your vehicle, you need a child restraint designed ...
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    ... to the LATCH anchorages in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If the child restraint ... to the top tether anchorage. The child restraint instructions will show you how. Also see Top ... your child restraint is equipped with the LATCH system, see Lower Anchorages and Top ...
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    ... or local law requires that the top strap be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be ... the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    3. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-63
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...lap belt to secure a child seat in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. If your child...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    3. Run the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 5. To tighten the belt, pull its free end while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child... a forward-facing child restraint. See Manual Seats on page 1-3. 2. Put the restraint on the seat... Tethers for Children (LATCH System) on page 1-59. See Top Strap on page 1-56...
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    3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 5. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 7. Push ...
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    Air Bag Systems This part explains the frontal and side impact air bag systems. Your vehicle has four air bags - a frontal air ... regulations. Here are the most important things to know about the air bag systems: {CAUTION: You can be severely injured or killed in a ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... help keep you in position for air bag inflation before and during a crash. Always wear your safety belt, even with frontal air bags. The driver should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Front occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door. 1-71
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Older Children" or "Infants and Young Children." The system checks the air... light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Air Bag Readiness Light on page 3-45 for more ...
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    The right front passenger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-73
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... and an air bag, and don't attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other air bag covering. Don't let seat covers block ... bag. The right front passenger's side impact air bag is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. 1-74
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... inflator, which inflates the air bag. The inflator, the air bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel, the instrument panel, and the side of the front seatbacks closest to the door. 1-75
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... to the driver's and/or right front passenger's door will be hot. The parts of the bag that come into contact with you may be warm, but not too hot ... dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...not be there to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. Notice: If you damage the covering for the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag systems. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-12. Restraint System Check Checking Your Restraint ...
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    ...severe crash, you may need LATCH system parts. If belts are cut or damaged ... will need to have LATCH system, safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New...ll need to replace air bag system parts. See the part on the air bag... you need new belts or LATCH system parts? After a very minor collision...
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     NOTES 1-80
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    ... Your Engine While You Are Parked ...2-42 Mirrors ...2-44 Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-44 Outside Power Mirrors ...2-44 ... ...2-47 Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter ...2-48 Keys ...2-3 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry System Operation ...2-5 Doors and Locks ...2-9 Door ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... Programming Mode ...2-61 Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting ...2-61 Automatic Door Locks ...2-62 Last Door Locking and ... Unlock Control ...2-64 Remote Lock and Unlock Confirmation ...2-65 Content Theft-Deterrent System ...2-66 Arming and Disarming the Content Theft-Deterrent System ...2-67 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The children or others ... children. Your vehicle's key can be used for the ignition as well as the driver's door lock and storage compartments. If you need a new key,...
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    ...28 for more information on programming your new key. Remote Keyless Entry System If equipped, the keyless entry system operates ... of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. Notice: If you ever ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... if battery replacement is necessary. See "Battery Replacement" under Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5. • If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. UNLOCK: When you press UNLOCK on the remote keyless entry transmitter, only ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...the power door lock features. With the content theft-deterrent system, the LOCK button may arm the ...the power sliding door, your remote keyless entry transmitter will have a button that has a van symbol ... sliding doors, your remote keyless entry transmitter will have two buttons that have a van symbol...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... door(s) is locked, first unlock all doors, then press the van symbol to open the power sliding ... van symbol is pressed. Press the van symbol again to close the sliding door(s). See Power ... sliding door(s) with the remote keyless entry transmitter only when the power sliding door override switch(es) ...
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    Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should ...Notice: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch any of the circuitry. Static from your body ... and twist it to separate the halves. 2. Gently pry the battery out of the transmitter. Do not use ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... help prevent this from happening. {CAUTION: Unlocked doors can be dangerous. • Passengers - especially children... of being thrown out of the vehicle in a crash if the doors are not locked. So, wear safety... unlock your vehicle. From the outside, use your key or the remote keyless entry transmitter...
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    ... the doors when you insert the key and turn it toward the rear of the vehicle. From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To unlock either front door from the inside...back on the manual lever. To lock either front door from the inside, push the manual lever forward. 2-10
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    ...With the content theft-deterrent system, the power door lock switch may cause the system to arm. See Content Theft-Deterrent on page 2-26 for more... keyless entry transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry System on page 2-4. From the inside, press the front of the power door lock switch, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... while you are not in PARK (P), have that person use the manual lever or the power door lock switch. When the door is closed again, it will not lock automatically. Use the manual lever or the power door lock switch to lock the door. To change the way automatic ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    .... The driver's side sliding door is designed to open only a little if the fuel door is open. If this ever happens, don't try to force ... door lock switch to lock the vehicle. If you don't leave the keys in the ignition or if you use the manual door lock, you could still lock your keys in your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut be sure to hold it open until everyone is clear of the door, and only then allow it to slowly close. 2-14
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... be a lock. Push the lever up to engage the lock. Lock either sliding door from inside the vehicle by moving the manual lever down. Unlock it by moving the lever up. With the power door locks, the sliding door lock has a delay feature. See ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... override the security lock by pressing either power door lock switch while the power sliding door... turned off. If the power sliding door override switch(es) is turned on, the power sliding door... ride in the rear won't be able to open the sliding door from the inside while the security lock feature ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...the power sliding door(s) with your remote keyless entry transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry System on page 2-4. To open or close the sliding door(s), press and ... avoid accidental operation of the sliding door(s), press the part of the power sliding door override switch(es) with ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... is in front of the driver's or the passenger's side sliding door. Press the part of the switch(es) with the "don't" symbol to turn ... on the overhead console switchbank, the switch in front of the driver's or the passenger's side sliding door, or the remote keyless entry transmitter. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...sliding door is designed to open only a little if the fuel door is open. If this ever happens, do not try to force the sliding door. When the fuel filler door is closed, the driver's side sliding ...If you want to open the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is turned off, pull the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...Then if the door closes, it will close under the control of the power door system. If you want to close the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is ... and latch for you. To close the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is turned on, pull the inside or outside ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... Step 7, repeat Steps 7 through 9 again. If the door still does not operate correctly, see your dealer for service. • A low voltage or dead battery • A disconnected battery • If the instrument panel PWR/HEATED SEAT PSD fuse or the underhood fuse ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...must pass through the seal between the body and the liftgate: • Make sure all other windows are shut. • Turn the fan on your heating or cooling system to its highest speed and ... the liftgate open, even slightly. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-42. A message in your instrument panel cluster...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Windows {CAUTION: Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer .... Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 2-23
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... The driver's power window switch has two down positions. The first position lowers ..., pull up the front of the switch. Express-Down Window To activate the express-down feature... up on the front of the switch. The switches on the driver's door armrest control the front windows when the ignition...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... Rear Quarter Windows Your vehicle may have power rear quarter windows. This switch, located in the overhead console switchbank, is used for ...Pull down the sun visor to access the vanity mirror. Lighted Vanity Mirror Press the textured part of the switch to open the windows; both windows will open. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... door lock switch arming, see Vehicle Personalization on page 2-60. When the security light flashes quickly the system is ready to arm with the power door lock switches. Then the security light will stop flashing and stay on when you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... lamps to flash, see Vehicle Personalization on page 2-60. Arming with the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter Your alarm system will arm when you use your ... key to lock the driver's door. The security light will turn on to let you know the system is arming. After all doors ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. PASS-Key® III ... you do not have to do anything different to arm or disarm the system. It works when you insert or remove the key from ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key® III to have keys made and programmed to the system. See your dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key® III to get .... If the engine will not start, see your dealer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn the key to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... to restart your engine if you turn it off. Your PASS-Key® III system, however, is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by the PASS-Key® III system at this time. If you lose or damage a PASS-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... the key or the ignition switch. If none of these works, then your vehicle needs service. C (OFF): This position unlocks the ignition and transaxle, but... panel warning lights. E (START): This position starts the engine. When the engine starts, release the ignition key. The switch will return...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... power windows, power rear quarter windows, audio system and the automatic level control will continue to ... than 15 seconds at a time will cause your battery to be drained much sooner. And the excessive heat ... each try to help avoid draining your battery or damaging your starter. Notice: Your engine ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... and store the cord as it was before to keep it away from moving engine parts. If you don't, it could be damaged. Your vehicle may ... can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, the coolant heater should be plugged in a minimum of four hours prior ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... has an automatic transaxle shift lock control system. You have to fully apply your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. As you step on the brake pedal while in PARK (P), you may hear a click from the solenoid of the system. This ensures that the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. ... fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). See ... high speed is dangerous. Unless your foot is firmly on the brake pedal, your vehicle could move very ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...but it offers more power and lower fuel economy than AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D). Here ... damage the transaxle. Have your vehicle serviced right away. You can drive ... you more power but lower fuel economy than THIRD (3). You can ... and defrost the windows more quickly. See Climate Control System on page 3-28...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... brake is located under the instrument panel on the driver's side of the vehicle. Notice: Spinning the tires ..., do not spin the tires. When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place.... with your left foot. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...the parking brake on can overheat the brake system and cause premature wear or damage to brake system parts. Verify that the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. If you are towing a trailer and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    2.1. Pull the lever toward you. 2.2. Move the lever up as far as it will go. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is in PARK (P). 2-39
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... do not shift your transaxle into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on ...if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the ... sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and your parking brake is firmly set before you leave it. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the way up into PARK (P) as you maintain brake application. Then, move the shift lever into the... ignition key to the OFF position. 2. Apply and hold the brake until the end of Step 4. 3. Shift the transaxle to NEUTRAL...: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...Repairs were not done correctly. • Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly.... ever suspect exhaust is coming into your vehicle: • Drive it only with all the windows down to ... exhaust coming in if: • Your exhaust system sounds strange or different. • Your vehicle gets rusty ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle.... under Engine Exhaust on page 2-42. Also, idling in a closed-in place can let deadly carbon ... setting. One place this can happen is a garage. Exhaust - with CO - can come in easily. NEVER park ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror To reduce glare from lights behind you, pull the lever toward you to the night position. To return ...particularly useful in automatic car washes. Outside Power Mirrors The control located on the driver's door operates both outside rearview mirrors. 2-44
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... security, information and convenience services. A complete OnStar® user's guide and the terms and conditions of the OnStar® Subscription Service Agreement are included in your vehicle's glove box... window defogger. See "Rear Window Defogger" in Climate Control System on page 3-28. 2-45
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... with OnStar®. You can upgrade or extend your OnStar® service plan to meet your ... • Emergency Services • Roadside Assistance • Stolen Vehicle Assistance • AccidentAssist • Remote Door Unlock ...All Safe and Sound Plan services • Route Support • RideAssist • Information and Convenience ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems and home lighting. Additional HomeLink information can be found on the internet ...355−3515. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... garage door or gate operator you are programming. When programming a garage door, it is advised to park outside of the garage. It is recommended that a new battery be installed in your hand-held transmitter for quicker and more accurate transmission of ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...and Canadian Programming” later in this section. 4. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then ... button and observe the indicator light. If the indicator light stays on constantly, programming ... all of the programmed channels. If the indicator light blinks rapidly for two seconds and...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...the frequency signal has been successfully accepted by HomeLink®. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly. Proceed ... the appropriate HomeLink® button for at least half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Erasing HomeLink® ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... button. Do not release the button. 2. The indicator light will begin to flash after 20 seconds. ... outside buttons for about 20 seconds until the indicator light begins to flash. 2. Continue to hold both buttons until the HomeLink® indicator light turns off. 3. Release both buttons. For questions ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    Cupholder(s) There are cupholders located below the center instrument panel switchbank. The cupholders have a removable liner for larger size cups and for cleaning the cupholders. To use the cupholders, simply pull out the tray. Keep the tray stowed in when not in use. Your vehicle also has ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    .... • Overhead Console Switchbank. See Overhead Console Switchbank on page 3-24. • Storage Compartments • OnStar® System Buttons. See OnStar® System on page 2-45. • Driver Information Center (DIC). See Driver Information Center (DIC) on page 3-60. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    .... Pull the hooks towards the passenger's seat and insert them into the holes. To store the net, lift the hooks up and out of the holes. The net does not detach from the driver's seat. When not in use, it is recommended that you unhook the net to extend its life and retain its elasticity. 2-54
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...forward as possible and against the side rails, making sure to fasten it securely. When you carry cargo on the luggage carrier of a proper size and weight, put it on the slats, as far forward as you can. You can then tie it down. Don't exceed the maximum ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    Rear Storage Area Your vehicle has a storage compartment and may have a cupholder on the driver's side of the vehicle, next to the third row seat(s). To use the convenience net, do the following: Convenience Net Your vehicle may have a convenience net. The convenience net is designed to help ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...such loads on the floor of your vehicle, as far forward as you can. When not in use, it is recommended that you take down the convenience net to extend the life of the net and to help retain its elasticity, and to keep the rear exit clear. 2. Attach the lower hooks to the metal rings on the floor...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... of the vehicle. To open the convenience center, pull up on the door latch located in the front. The convenience center cover has two automatic prop rods...toward you while holding onto the door latch and lower the convenience center cover to close it. Replacing the Convenience ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...plate up and over toward the stowable seat. The cover of the convenience center can be left in its upright position ... hold up to 49 lbs. (21.8 kg) on the cover of the convenience center while in its upright position. ... and the stowable seat both have a maximum weight capacity of 400 lbs. (181.6 kg). ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Vehicle Personalization Your vehicle's locks and lighting systems can be programmed with several different ... Door Locks Exit Lighting X X X X X X Last Door Closed Locking/ Lockout Deterrent X X X Remote Driver's ... Control - X X Remote Lock/Unlock Confirmation Content Theft Content Theft Arming/...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... Mode on page 2-69. Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting This feature allows you to customize the interior lamps when entering ...the doors and liftgate are closed, or until you lock the doors. Mode 3: Exit Lighting Only. The interior lamps will come on whenever you remove the key from the ignition ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your vehicle. Automatic Door Locks This feature allows you to customize the automatic... is disabled. You will always need to lock your doors manually before driving to increase occupant safety. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... will always lock immediately when you press LOCK on the power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. Mode 2: Lockout ...3: Last Door Closed Locking Only. If the power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter is used to lock the vehicle while any door or the liftgate ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for Entering Programming Mode on page 2-61. 2. Press UNLOCK on the remote keyless entry transmitter. ... the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your vehicle. Remote Driver Unlock ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... you use the remote keyless entry transmitter to unlock your vehicle or operate your optional power ... you use the remote keyless entry transmitter to unlock your vehicle or operate your optional power ... you use the remote keyless entry transmitter to unlock your vehicle or operate your optional power ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for Entering Programming Mode on page 2-61. 2. Press LOCK on the remote keyless entry transmitter. 3. ... On. If anyone opens a door or the liftgate while your content theft-deterrent system is armed, an alarm will sound and your parking lamps will fl...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... Power Door Lock Switch Arming Off • The system will arm when you lock the doors with your key or remote keyless entry transmitter. The ... theft-deterrent system will not arm. • The system will disarm when you unlock the doors with your key or remote keyless entry transmitter....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...Arming and Disarming • The system will arm when you lock the doors with your remote keyless entry .... • The system will arm when you lock the doors using either power door lock switch ... is removed from the ignition. • The system will arm when you lock the doors with your key or remote keyless ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature ... you want. 7. Remove your key from the door key cylinder. The mode you selected ... is equipped with the content theft-deterrent system, remember to arm the system before exiting. 2-69
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Memory Seat If your vehicle has this feature, the controls are located to the left of the steering column and are used to program and recall the driver's seat settings. To recall your memory positions, your vehicle must be in PARK (P). Press and release the memory button 1 or 2 corresponding to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... Light ...3-44 Air Bag Readiness Light ...3-45 Brake System Warning Light ...3-46 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-47 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...3-... Indicator Lamp ...3-49 Fuel Gage ...3-52 Message Center ...3-53 Service Traction System Warning Message ...3-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Panel Theft-Deterrent Feature ...3-96 Audio Steering Wheel Controls ...3-97 DVD Distortion ...3-98 Radio Reception ...3-98 ... Tape Player ...3-98 Care of Your CDs and DVDs ...3-99 Care of Your CD and DVD Player ...3-100 Cleaning Your DVD Player ...3-100 Cleaning the Video Screen ...3-100 Fixed Mast ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 159
     NOTES 3-3
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    .... See Audio Steering Wheel Controls on page 3-97. L. Horn. See Horn on page 3-7. M. Ignition Switch. See Ignition Positions on page 2-31. N. Audio Steering Wheel Controls. See Audio... page 3-97. O. Climate Controls. See Climate Control System on page 3-28 or Dual Climate Control System on...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... on and off. Press the button again to turn the flashers off. Your hazard warning flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. When the hazard warning flashers are on, your turn signals won't work. 3-6
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... (100 m) behind your vehicle. To tilt the wheel, hold the steering wheel and pull the lever. Horn...tilt wheel allows you to adjust the steering wheel before you drive. You can raise it ... vehicle. The lever that allows you to tilt the steering wheel is located on the left side of the steering column. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... complete your lane change. The lever will return by itself when you release it. As you signal a turn or a lane change, if the arrow flashes faster than normal, a signal bulb may be burned out and other drivers will not see your turn signal. N Windshield Wipers L Windshield Washer I Cruise Control
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... 5-101. If you have a trailer towing option with added wiring for the trailer lamps, the signal ...to make sure they are working. When the high beams are on, this light on the instrument panel cluster will also be on. Turn ... Your fog lamps will turn off when you switch to high beams. Using your high ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...mist longer. OFF: Turn the band to OFF to turn off the windshield wipers. LOW: Turn the band to LOW, for steady wiping at low speed.... the band is turned toward LOW, the shorter the delay will be. Use this setting for light rain or snow. Remember that damaged wiper blades may prevent you from seeing ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... turn off the wiper, press the top of the switch. To wash and wipe the rear window, press ...37. To wash the rear window when the rear wiper is already on, press the top of the switch with the wash symbol ...If your vehicle has a rear window wiper, the switch is located in the instrument panel switchbank....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose ... control on slippery roads. If your vehicle is in cruise control when the optional traction control system begins to limit wheel spin, the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... do not want to. You could be startled and even lose control. Keep the cruise control switch off until you want to use cruise control. 1. Move the cruise control switch to ON. 2. Get up to the speed you want. 3. Press the SET button at the end of ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... your cruise control at a desired speed and then you apply the brake. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control. But you do not need ... the vehicle will keep going faster until you release the switch or apply the brake. So unless you want to go faster, do not hold the switch at R/A. • Move the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... you set earlier. Ending Cruise Control To turn off the cruise control, do one of the following: • Step lightly on the brake pedal. • Move the cruise switch to OFF. Erasing Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... with the following: • Sidemarker Lamps • Taillamps • Instrument Panel Lights 2 (Headlamps): Turning the control to this setting turns on the headlamps, together with the previously listed lamps and lights. Lamps on Reminder The control to the left of the steering column operates the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... DRL work, so be sure it isn't covered. The DRL system will make your front parking and... one minute for the automatic headlamp system to change to DRL if it is light outside. During that delay, ... release the parking brake. As with any vehicle, you should turn on the regular headlamp system when you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...brighten the lights, or to the left to dim them. Interior Lamps Control The indicator light will be lit while the fog lamps are on. Press the top part of the switch to turn them off. When your DRL are on, the exterior lamps control must first be...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... top of the switch to allow the interior lamps to come on while any door is open. Entry Lighting With... Press LOCK on the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, entry lighting is cancelled....buttons to manually turn it on or off. The dome lamp will come on each time you open a door,...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... with the power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, exit lighting is cancelled. The interior lamps will stay on ... • Lock all doors using the power door lock switch or the key. To turn the delayed lighting feature off or on, see ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... Lamps There are two reading lamps in the overhead console. To turn either reading lamp on or off, press the lens of the lamp. These lamps will come on each time you open a door, unless you turn on the interior lamps override feature. See "Interior Lamps Override" earlier in this section. 3-21
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... interior lamps override switch is on. See "Interior Lamps Override" earlier in this section. Battery Run-... has a feature to help prevent you from draining the battery, in case you accidentally leave the interior ... not have a switch. The cargo lamp will come on each time you open a door, unless ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... System) on page 3-34 or Rear Climate Control System (With Entertainment System) on page 3-36. Instrument Panel Switchbank • Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch. See "Rear Window Wiper/Washer" under Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... to the object. The URPA display is located inside the vehicle, near the rear window. It has three color-coded lights used to provide distance and system information to the driver. The overhead console switchbank is located in the overhead ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...overhead console switchbank. While the system is disabled, an indicator light will be lit on the switch. You will not see any lights on the rear display if the switch is in the off position. How the System Works ... 3 mph (5 km/h), the red light will flash to remind you that the system does not work ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    .... 20 in. 1 ft Metric 1.5 m 1.0 m 0.5 m 0.3 m When the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly The light may flash red ... may affect system performance include things like the vibrations from a jackhammer or the compression of air brakes on a very large truck. If after cleaning the rear bumper and then...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. Notice: Leaving electrical equipment on for extended periods will drain the battery. Always turn off electrical equipment ... of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your warranty. Do not hang any type of...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Climate Controls Climate Control System With this system you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation for your vehicle. )... is on, outside air will circulate throughout your vehicle. When this mode is on, an indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that it is activated. The ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... air-conditioning compressor shuts off and turns on again. This is normal. The system is designed to make adjustments to help with fuel economy while still maintaining the selected temperature. On hot days, open the windows to let hot inside air escape; then ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...to the windshield and the side window outlets, with some air directed to the floor outlets. In this mode, the system will automatically turn off recirculation... (Defrost): Press this button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Dual Climate Control System With this system you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation for your vehicle. ) (Bi... is on, outside air will circulate throughout your vehicle. When this mode is on, an indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that it is activated. The outside ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... decrease the air temperature inside your vehicle. On hot days, open the windows to let hot inside air escape; then close them. ... shuts off and turns on again. This is normal. The system is designed to make adjustments to help with fuel economy while still maintaining the selected temperature. 3-32
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... this button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to let ... the side window outlets, with some air directed to the floor outlets. In this mode, the system will automatically ... anything sharp on the inside of the rear window. If you do, you could cut...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...vehicle may have a rear climate-control system that allows the driver to adjust the fan speed ...knob is located below the main climate-control system on the instrument panel switchbank. Use this knob ...ectors may adversely affect the performance of the system. • Keep the path under the front seats ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Directing the Airflow To direct the airflow to the rear-seating area, use the right knob located on the main climate-control panel. • Select vent or bi-level mode to direct air to the rear of the vehicle through the overhead outlets. • Select floor, defog or defrost mode to direct air to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... climate-control panel, then the air-conditioning system must be on to direct cooled air to the rear ... more information on how to use the main climate control system, see "Climate Control System" listed ...vehicle may have a rear climate-control system that allows the driver to adjust the fan speed ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    This knob is located below the main climate-control system on the instrument panel switchbank. Use this knob to adjust the fan speed for the rear-seat passengers, from the front-seating area. The fan knob located on the switchbank must be turned to R (Rear) to allow the rear-seat passengers to use ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...: If using the main climate-control panel, then the air-conditioning system must be on to direct cooled air to the rear of the vehicle. If it ... on the rear fan control located below the main climate-control system on the switchbank to numeral 1, 2, or 3 to increase or decrease airflow to the rear-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    For more information on how to use the main climate control system, see "Climate Control System" listed previously in this section. For information on ventilation, see "Outlet Adjustment" under "Climate Control System" listed previously in this section. Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...same direction on both filters. For the type of filter to use, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. 5. Close the inner access door, while squeezing the tab. Be sure it is tightly closed. 6. Snap the outer access panel into the back...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... also save you or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As .... Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, how much fuel you're using, and many other things you'll need to drive safely and economically. The indicator warning lights and gages are explained on the following pages. United States version shown, Canada ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...installed. If the new one can be set to the mileage total of the old odometer, then that will be done.... a label must be put on the driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer ... of a long trip and the mileage driven on the current tank of fuel. The trip odometers will continue...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... can be used separately. Safety Belt Reminder Light When the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will... fasten their safety belts. The safety belt light will also come on and stay on for several seconds. If the driver's belt is already buckled, neither the chime nor the light will come on. 3-44
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...s electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air ... Have your vehicle serviced right away. {CAUTION: If the air bag readiness light stays on ..., have your vehicle serviced right away if the air bag readiness light stays on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... Warning Light When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on when you set your parking brake. The light will stay on if your...take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light on page 3-47 and Towing Your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light Your vehicle may have this light. If it does, the anti-lock brake system warning light should come on for a few...re driving, the anti-lock brake system needs service and you donମ. is a problem. Canada Your vehicle may have a traction control system warning light...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... If there's a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control, the traction ... by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning light will come on. If... stays on for an extended period of time when the system is turned on, your vehicle needs service. United...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... SOON or CHECK ENGINE light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions ...engine, transaxle, exhaust, intake or fuel system of your vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other than those of the same Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) can affect your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...re increases vehicle emissions and may damage the emission control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service may be required. • Light On Steady — An emission control system malfunction has been detected on your vehicle. Diagnosis ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... once the engine is warmed up.) This will be detected by the system and cause the light to turn on. If you ... not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working ... battery or if your battery has run down. The diagnostic system is designed to evaluate critical ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... things are normal and do not indicate that anything is wrong with the fuel gage. • At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the ... Canada • The gage pointer may move while cornering, braking or speeding up. When the indicator nears empty, you still have a little fuel left, but you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... appear for the following reasons: • If there's a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction ... warning message will come on. Service Traction System Warning Message • If your brakes begin ... may be a problem with your traction control system. Your vehicle may need service....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... If your vehicle has the traction control system, the TRACTION ACTIVE message will appear when the traction control...wheel spin. You may feel or hear the system working, but this is normal. Slippery road ...few seconds after the traction control system stops limiting wheel spin. This message will come ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...System Indicator Message The charging system battery symbol will come on in the message center when you turn ... are driving, you may have a problem with the charging system. It could indicate that you have ... with a generator drive belt, or another electrical problem. Have it checked right away. Driving...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... burned. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. United States Canada If this message comes on and stays on after ...may damage the engine. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. 3-56
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...Canada This message will come on if the power sliding door is not completely closed and the ignition ... transaxle out of PARK (P) while the power sliding door is open or in the process of closing, and the power ... to RUN or START and the driver's or passenger's door is open. It may also come on if ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... to restart your engine if you turn it off. Your PASS-Key® III system, however, is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by the PASS-Key® III system at this time. See PASS-Key® III on page 2-28 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...have this message. If it does, it will come on when there is a spare tire on the vehicle, or when the anti-lock brake system warning light comes on, or when ...tire. If the warning message is still on after putting on the full-size tire, you need to reset the warning message. To reset...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    Driver Information Center (DIC) Off: No driver information is displayed in this mode of operation. Compass/Temperature Mode: One of eight compass readings and the outside temperature are displayed. If the temperature is below 38°F (3°C), the temperature reading will toggle between displaying the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to manually set the compass. When the vehicle is new, the calibration ... off and the compass reading will be displayed. Manual Compass Calibration If the compass appears... does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... distance that can be traveled with the remaining fuel. The fuel economy used to calculate range is based.... The information will appear in the following order: AVG ECON (Average Fuel Economy): This shows the average.... INST ECON (Instant Fuel Economy): This shows fuel economy for the most recent second...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... the operation of your vehicle's engine, radio or other systems, and even damage them. Your vehicle's ... check federal rules covering mobile radio and telephone units. Your audio system has been ... the time with an FM station broadcasting Radio Data System (RDS) information, press and hold the hour ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume): Turn this ... (Automatic Volume): With automatic volume, your audio system adjusts automatically to make up for road and... appears on the display while using RDS. The display options are station name, RDS station frequency, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2, or AM. The display will show your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite stations. You can set up to 18 stations (six FM1, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...western, jazz, talk, pop, rock, and classical. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, push and release the AUDIO knob until MANUAL appears on the display. Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) AUDIO: To adjust the balance between the right and the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Radio Data System (RDS) Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only... • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements This system relies upon receiving specific information from these stations and will...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...! will not be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (Information): If the current station has a ... numbers, etc. If the whole message is not displayed, parts of the message will appear every three seconds. To ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...configured properly for your vehicle and it must be returned to the dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system has locked up. You must return to the dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly or if an error cannot be ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    SEEK and a negative number will appear on the display while the cassette player is in the previous mode. Pressing this pushbutton multiple times or holding it will increase the number of selections to be searched back, up to -9. 2 NEXT: Your tape must have at least three seconds of silence between ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...or if an error cannot be corrected, contact your dealer. If the radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Playing a CD Insert a CD partway into the slot, label side up. The player will pull it in, and READING will appear on the display....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... The CD player can play the smaller 8cm single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded in the same manner. If playing a ... difficulty in finding tracks and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. Do not add paper labels to CDs...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    .... If so, wait about an hour and try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. If the ...your dealer. If the radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Z EJT (Eject): 3-73
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...-Disc CD AUTO VOL (Automatic Volume): Your system has a feature called automatic volume. With this feature, your audio system adjusts automatically to make up for road and wind noise as ... the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOLUME: Turn this knob to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2, or AM. The display will show your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite stations. You can set up to 30 stations (six FM1, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...settings designed for country, jazz, talk, pop, rock, and classical. To return to the manual mode (CUSTOM), press the AUTO EQ button until CUSTOM appears on the display. Then you will be able to manually adjust the bass, midrange, and treble using the AUDIO knob. Adjusting ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    Radio Data System (RDS) Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on... • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements. This system relies upon receiving specific information from these stations and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... announcements. BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn alternate ...BAND for two seconds AF ON will appear on the display. The radio may switch to stronger stations. To turn alternate frequency off press and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...not be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations....etc. If the whole message is not displayed, parts of the message will appear every three seconds... knob or the SEEK arrows to go to a station that supports traffic announcements. If no station...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...configured properly for your vehicle and it must be returned to the dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system has locked up. You must return to the dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly or if an error cannot be ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... two seconds. You will hear a beep and the light, located to the right of the slot, will begin to flash. ... player will pull the CD in. 4. Once the CD is loaded, the light will begin flashing again. Press the LOAD ... eject a CD. You will hear a beep and the light will flash to let you know when a CD ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... CD eject button to eject a CD after you have tried to push it in manually. The receivers 25-second eject timer will reset at each press of eject,... the CD, push the PWR knob off and then on again, or wait for the system to reset. This will clear the CD-sensing feature and enable CDs to be loaded into...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    sSEEK t: Press the left arrow to go to the start of the current track, if more than ten seconds have passed. Press the right arrow to go to the next track. If you hold an arrow or press it more than once, the player will continue moving backward or forward through the CD. BAND: Press this button ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    4. Press and hold the SONG LIST button to save the track into memory. When SONG LIST is pressed a beep will be heard immediately. After two seconds of continuously pressing SONG LIST, two beeps will sound to confirm that the track has been saved. 5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for saving other selections...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... Entertainment System Your vehicle may have an optional Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) entertainment system. The entertainment system works with...the vehicle's audio system and includes a DVD player, a video display screen, headphones and a remote control. The entertainment system also integrates the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... headphones will shut off automatically to preserve battery life. If the channel switch, located on the right side, is on A, the headphones will play the DVD or auxiliary ... on the right side will illuminate. If the light does not illuminate, the batteries may need to be replaced. See "...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... auxiliary device and the DVD, press the SOURCE button on the DVD player or on the remote control. See "... used and the rear seat audio system is off. Sound from the DVD player or an auxiliary device can ... DVD, insert the DVD into the DVD player. The system will automatically switch to DVD and start ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... screen is not in use, push it up into its locked position. If a DVD is playing and the screen is raised to its locked position, the screen will shut off, but the DVD will continue to play through the previously selected audio source. Notice: Directly touching the...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    DVD Player DVD Player Buttons SOURCE: Press this button to switch the source for the entertainment system ...Ignition Positions on page 2-31. The entertainment system is only compatible with DVDs authorized for use in the United ...) may not play in this DVD player. Try the audio system CD player instead...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...control. If the DVD still does not play, refer to the on-screen instructions. Remote Control ... the ability of the entertainment system to receive signals from the remote control. Be sure the remote's batteries are not ... a Disc Press the stop/eject button on the DVD player once to stop and a second ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...left arrow once to fast forward or reverse the DVD. To resume play, press the button again .... These buttons may not work when the DVD is playing the copyright information or the previews. QNext/... for the entertainment system between the auxiliary device (connected to the RCA jacks) and the DVD player....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...: 1. Remove the screw and open the battery door located on the back of the remote control. 2. Replace the two AAA batteries ... that they are installed correctly. 3. Replace the battery door and screw. If the remote control is to be stored for a long period of time, remove the batteries and keep them ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...is inactive if front radio is in use. The following functions are controlled by the RSA system buttons: PWR (Power): Press this button to turn RSA on or off. VOL (Volume): Press this knob lightly so it extends. Turn the knob to increase or to decrease volume. Push the knob...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...entertainment sources: radio, cassette tapes, CDs, DVD, and auxiliary device. However, the rear ... functions even when the main radio is off. The DVD or auxiliary device will always be available on channel ... to XM, on channel B, if you are listening to a DVD or an auxiliary device on channel B and vice...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...radio is in use. The following functions are controlled by the RSA system buttons: RSA PWR (Power): Press ... above the video screen when the system is on. BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2,... listening to the radio, the RSA controller will not switch between the bands and cannot change...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... a cassette tape, CD, a DVD, or an auxiliary device when the headphones are on channel B. If one of the devices is not loaded, the system will skip over the ...are turned off, your radio may have a blinking red light that indicates that THEFTLOCK is armed. With THEFTLOCK activated, your radio will not ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    Audio Steering Wheel Controls If your vehicle has this feature, you can control... radio functions using the buttons on your steering wheel. PROG (Program): Press this button to choose ... listening to the radio. MUTE: Press this button to silence the system. Press it again to turn on the sound. w SEEK ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    DVD Distortion You may experience video distortion when operating cellular phones, scanners, CB radios, Global ..., mobile fax, or walkie talkies. It may be necessary to turn off the DVD player when operating one of these devices in or near the vehicle. *Excludes the OnStar® System. Care of Your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... time. Always make sure the cassette tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your CDs and DVDs Handle discs carefully. Store them in their original cases or other protective cases and away from direct ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Care of Your CD and DVD Player The use of CD lens cleaner discs is not advised, due ... required, tighten by hand, then with a wrench one quarter turn. Cleaning Your DVD Player When cleaning the outside DVD cabinet face and buttons, use only a clean cloth dampened with clean water. Cleaning the Video...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... a Trailer ...4-38 Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4-2 Drunken Driving ...4-2 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...4-6 Traction Control System (TCS) ...4-8 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System ...4-10 Steering ...4-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... distance. It is the best defensive driving maneuver, in both city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate on the driving task. Anything that distracts from the driving task - such ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... someone who is drinking depends upon four things: • The amount of alcohol consumed • The drinker's body weight • The amount of food that is consumed before and during drinking • The length of time it has taken the drinker to consume the alcohol...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight will when each has the same number of drinks. The law in an increasing number of U.S. states, and throughout Canada,... of 0.15 percent, the chance is 25 times greater! The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...the steering and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at the places where the tires meet the road. {CAUTION: Drinking and then driving is very ...ice, it is easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... surface of the road (whether it is pavement or gravel); the condition of the road (wet, dry, icy); tire tread; the condition of your brakes; the weight of the vehicle and the amount of brake force applied. Avoid needless heavy braking. Some people drive...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...you begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake system will check itself. You may hear ... rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each wheel. The anti-lock system can change the ... could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. This can help you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ..., you will probably want to squeeze the brakes hard without locking the wheels. If you hear or feel the wheels sliding, ease off the brake pedal. This will help you retain ... are spinning or beginning to lose traction. When this happens, the system works the front brakes and reduces engine power ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    .... United States Canada If this message comes on and stays on or comes on while you are driving, there's a problem with your traction control system. See Service Traction System Warning Message on page 3-53. When this warning message is on, the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...sharp curve. Then you suddenly apply the brakes. Both control systems - steering and braking - have to do their work where the tires meet the road. Unless you have four-wheel anti-lock brakes, adding the hard braking can demand too much of...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... suddenly accelerate. Those two control systems - steering and acceleration - can overwhelm those places where the tires meet the road and make you lose control. See ... stops right in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in time. But ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... so that your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. 4-12
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for just the right moment, accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway is a potentially ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... us review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and acceleration) do not have enough friction where the tires meet the road to do what the driver has asked. 4-14
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear). Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface is slippery...If you do not have anti-lock, then in a braking skid (where the wheels are no longer rolling), release enough pressure on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... other vehicles. • Slow down, especially on higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. • In remote areas, watch for animals. • If you are tired, pull off the road in a safe place and rest. No one can see as well ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... on Wet Roads And, if your tires do not have much tread ... with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of streaking... wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can not..., accelerate or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction is not as good as on dry...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your ... washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid ... water can build up under your tires that they can actually ride on the water....happen often. But it can if your tires do not have much tread ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... can carry away a smaller vehicle. CAUTION: (Continued) distance. And be especially careful when you pass another vehicle. Allow yourself more clear room ahead, and be prepared to have your view restricted by road spray. • Have good tires with proper tread depth. See Tires on page 5-58. 4-19
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...a city map and plan your trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country trip. •...that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You will want to watch out for what ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...you should begin to check traffic. Try to determine where you expect to blend with the flow. Try to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance over your shoulder as often as necessary. Try to blend smoothly with the traffic flow. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... vehicle ready for a long trip? If you keep it serviced and maintained, it is ready to go. If it ... Of course, you will find experienced and able service experts in GM dealerships all across North ... Fluid: Is the reservoir full? Are all windows clean inside and outside? • Wiper Blades: Are they in ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...? • Lamps: Are they all working? Are the lenses clean? • Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for long-distance driving? Are the tires all inflated to the recommended pressure? There is something about an...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transaxle. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. • Know how to ... they would not work well. You would then have poor braking or even none going down a hill. You could crash. Shift ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have to do all the work of slowing down....work well. You would then have poor braking or even none going down a hill. ... see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: • Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. • You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your vehicle. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...Ice Most of the time, those places where your tires meet the road probably have good ...if there is snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have ...road. But you can turn the traction system off if you ever need... fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...you do have anti-lock, see Braking on page 4-6. This system improves your vehicle's stability when ... road.) Whether you have the anti-lock braking system or not, you will want to begin stopping .... If You Are Caught in a Blizzard • Whatever your braking system, allow greater following distance on...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...to keep warm. {CAUTION: Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to ... is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps the battery charged. You will need a well-charged battery to restart the vehicle, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ..., but you must use caution. Notice: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your vehicle as well as the tires. If you spin the wheels too fast while shifting your transaxle back... To Get It Out {CAUTION: If you let your tires spin at high speed, they can explode, and you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    By slowly spinning your wheels in the forward and reverse directions, you will cause a rocking motion ... Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled... towing" (towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground) and "dolly towing" (towing your...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... the following: 1. Put the front wheels on a dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position... device designed for towing. 5. Release the parking brake. If you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle, it ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    .... A. Vehicle Capacity Weight The Tire and Loading Information label is attached to the center pillar, near the driver's door latch. Vehicles without a center pillar will have the Tire and Loading Information label attached to the driver's door edge. This label lists the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    The Tire and Loading Information label also tells you the size and recommended inflation pressure for the original equipment tires on your vehicle. For more... and Loading Information label, the Certification/Tire label shows the tire size and recommended inflation pressures needed ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... 1 Example 2 Loading Your Vehicle Item A B C Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 1 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 2 = Available Occupant and Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 300 ... Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 5 = Available Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 750 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... vehicle's tire and loading information label for specific information about your vehicle's capacity weight ...never exceed your vehicle's capacity weight. Certification/Tire Label Example 3 Loading ... (0 kg) The Certification/Tire label is found on the rear edge of the driver's door. 4-36
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    The label shows the size of your original tires and the inflation pressures needed to obtain the gross weight capacity of your vehicle. This ... The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, and cargo. The Certification/Tire label also tells you the maximum ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... for brief periods of time. If the sound continues for an extended period of time, your vehicle needs service. Using heavier suspension components to get added durability might not change your weight ratings. Ask your dealer to help you load your vehicle the right...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...itself. Trailering means changes in handling, acceleration, braking, durability, and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering takes correct .... Load-pulling components such as the engine, transaxle, wheel assemblies and tires are forced to work harder against the drag of the added weight. The engine ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... Weight of the trailer tongue • Weight on your vehicle's tires You can ask your dealer for ... information or advice, or you can write us at: Oldsmobile Customer Assistance P.O. Box 33171 Detroit, ... your vehicle. The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any cargo you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...by moving some items around in the trailer. Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires Be sure your vehicle's tires are inflated to the upper limit for cold tires. You will find these numbers on the Certification/Tire Label at the rear edge of the driver's door, or see Loading Your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... to use a properly mounted, weight-carrying hitch and sway control of the proper size. This equipment is very ... be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be able to install,..., do not try to tap into your vehicle's brake system. If you do, both brake ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... To maximize your safety when towing a trailer: • Have your exhaust system inspected for leaks, and make necessary repairs ...check all trailer hitch parts and attachments, safety chains, electrical connector, lamps, tires and mirror adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start your vehicle ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... can help you avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. When you are turning with a... so your trailer will not strike soft shoulders, curbs, road signs, trees or other objects. ... working. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then, to move the trailer to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...a hill, do the following: 1. Apply your regular brakes, but do not shift into PARK ... chocks under the trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release the regular brakes until the chocks ... and then shift to PARK (P). 5. Release the regular brakes. Parking on Hills {CAUTION: You really ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... important in trailer operation are automatic transaxle fluid, engine oil, belts, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you are trailering, it is a good idea to...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Section 5 Service and Appearance Care Battery ...5-41 Jump Starting ...5-42 All-Wheel Drive ...5-48... New Tires ...5-70 Buying New Tires ...5-70 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-71 Wheel Alignment and... ...5-76 Changing a Flat Tire ...5-76 Compact Spare Tire ...5-91 5-1 Service ...5-3 Doing Your Own ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...cation ...5-100 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-100 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-100 Electrical System ...5-100 Add-On Electrical ... Headlamp Wiring ...5-101 Windshield Wiper Fuses ...5-101 Power Windows and Other Power Options ...5-101 Fuses and Circuit ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We... GM parts have one of these marks: Doing Your Own Service Work... work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more... can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is necessary. If you are using 87 octane or higher-octane fuel and hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle Things you might add ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... will operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may... is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered by your warranty. Canada...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... on. If this occurs, return to your authorized GM dealer for service. Fuels in Foreign Countries If you plan on driving in .... Do not use fuel containing methanol. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage the plastic and rubber parts. That damage would not be covered under your ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine ... pump; never let children pump fuel. The fuel door is located on the driver's side of the vehicle. When the fuel door is opened on a vehicle with dual sliding doors, the driver's side sliding door will ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... until you hear a clicking sound. Make sure you fully install the cap. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or improperly installed. This would allow fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 3-49...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... Leave the area immediately. The malfunction indicator lamp (SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light) will come on if the fuel cap is not properly ...cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See Malfunction Indicator...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... from any underhood electric fan. {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or others could be burned...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    3. Lift the hood. 4. Pull forward on the hood prop to release it from its storage clip. The hood prop may be hot due to increased engine temperatures under the hood, so be careful when handling it. Use your hood prop sleeve when handling the hood prop. 5. Put the end of the hood prop into the slot ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    Engine Compartment Overview When you lift the hood, you'll see these items: 5-12
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    .... See Fuses and Circuit Breakers on page 5-101. B. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting on page ...Transaxle Fluid Dipstick. See Automatic Transaxle Fluid on page 5-19. I. Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir. See Brakes on page 5-38. J. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine oil fill cap. When to Add Engine Oil If the oil is at or below the cross-hatched area at the tip of the dipstick, then you will need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This section explains...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    • SAE 5W-30 As shown in the viscosity chart, SAE 5W-30 is best for your vehicle. However, if it is going to be 0°F (-18°C) or above and SAE 5W-30 is not available, you may use SAE 10W-30. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use other viscosity oils such ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...conditions, the mileage at which an oil change will be indicated can vary considerably. For the oil life system ...stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system ... this work using genuine GM parts and reset the system. It is also important to check ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... or bodies of water. Instead, recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or a local recycling center for help. 5-17
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... on page 6-4 for more information. How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter To inspect the air cleaner/filter, remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains caked with dirt, a new filter is required. 1. Remove the two ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... regularly reaches 90°F (32°C) or higher • In hilly or mountainous terrain • When doing frequent trailer towing • Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service If you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter at 100,000 miles (166 000 km)....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... choose to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could .... Too much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid could cause ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... it back in all the way, wait three seconds and then pull it back out again. The dipstick is located toward the back of the engine compartment, next to the brake master cylinder reservoir. 3. Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. The fluid level must be in the cross-hatched ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...whichever occurs first, if you add only DEX-COOL® extended life coolant. The following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-25. A 50/50 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...DEX-COOL® coolant which will not damage aluminum parts. If you use this coolant mixture, you...the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more ...proper coolant mixture will. Your vehicle's coolant warning system is set for the proper coolant mixture. With plain water...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    Checking Coolant The coolant recovery tank is located on the driver's side of the vehicle, above the engine air cleaner/filter. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on location. Adding Coolant If you need more coolant, add the proper DEX-COOL® coolant mixture at ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine....For information on how to add coolant to the radiator, see Cooling System on page 5-28. You will find an engine coolant ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...: If your engine catches fire because you keep driving with no coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. See "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" under Engine Overheating on page 5-25 for information on driving to a safe place...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine... may decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. Climb a long hill on... full hot at the highest fan speed and open the window as necessary. 3. If you are in a traffic jam, shift...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Cooling System When you decide it is safe to lift the hood, here is what you will see: {CAUTION: An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up ...may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. 5-28
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    {CAUTION: Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Do not touch them. If you do, ..., both fans should be running. If they are not, your vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine without coolant is not covered by your warranty. See "Overheated ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...Coolant Recovery Tank If you have not found a problem yet, but the coolant level is not at or ... the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture.... burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... coolant mixture directly to the radiator, but be sure the cooling system is cool before you do it. {CAUTION: Steam and scalding liquids from a hot cooling system can blow out and burn you ...at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator ... burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Housing Bypass Tube 3. After the engine cools, open the coolant air bleed valves. There are two bleed valves. One is located on the thermostat housing. The other is located on the thermostat bypass tube. 4. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-COOL® coolant mixture, up to the base of the fi...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    6. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fans. 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. If the level is lower, add more of the proper DEX-COOL® coolant mixture through the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the arrows on the pressure cap line up with the vent tube. 9. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 10. Put the cap back...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... check power steering fluid unless you suspect there is a leak in the system or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir location. 5-36...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    .... Notice: • When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water with ready-to-...Water can cause the solution to freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water does not clean as well as ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should have your...necessary, only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. {CAUTION: Your brake master cylinder ...could be damaged. Add brake fluid only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. 5-38
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...brake warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-46. Notice: What to Add When you do need ... the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-... as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... when you are pushing on the brake pedal firmly). Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the proper sequence to GM torque ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    Replacing Brake System Parts The braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its many parts have to be...brake parts. When you replace parts of your braking system - for example, when your brake linings wear down ... if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. Battery Your new vehicle comes with ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... sure to follow the steps below to do it safely. On vehicles equipped with the optional power sliding door, a low-voltage battery or replacing a battery may cause the system to become inoperative. See Power Sliding Door (PSD) on page 2-17 for more ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...vehicle. 1. Check the other vehicle. It must have a 12-volt battery with a negative ground system. Notice: If you leave your radio or other ... vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. 5-43
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You do not need to add ... positive (+) terminal. You should always use the remote positive (+) terminal instead of the positive (+) terminal on your battery. {CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...red positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if ... a short that would damage the battery and maybe other parts, too. And do ... connect the negative (−) cable to the negative (−) terminal on the dead battery because this can cause sparks....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...(45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. Do ... heavy, unpainted metal part, or to a remote negative (−) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. The electrical connection ... had the dead battery. If it will not start after a few tries, it probably needs service....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... that the cables do not touch each other or other metal. A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal C. Dead Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal To disconnect the jumper cables from both vehicles, do the following: 1. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    All-Wheel Drive If you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle, be sure to perform the lubricant checks described in this section. However, they have two additional systems that need lubrication. How to Check Lubricant Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) When to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...ll need to add some lubricant. Add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. What to Use Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See Recommended ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 4. Unscrew the black retainer ring that holds the bulb assembly in place. 5. Pull the bulb assembly straight up from the lamp ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    7. Install the new bulb through the black retainer ring and into the electrical connector. Tighten the black retainer ring in place. Push the bulb firmly enough so that the blue tabs hook over the tab on the bulb. 8. Carefully put the bulb assembly back into the lamp housing. Be careful not to ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps 1. Open the hood. 9. Align the pins on the bottom of the headlamp assembly with the holes in the lamp support bracket. 10. To reinstall the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly. See Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps on page 5-52 next....
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp Front Sidemarker Lamp 4. Unscrew the bulb socket from the lamp assembly by pressing the tab while turning it counterclockwise. 5. Replace the bulb by pulling the old one out and gently pushing the new one into the lamp socket. 6. Line up the tabs on the socket with ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... the two screws from the taillamp housing on the inboard side. 3. Pull off the entire taillamp housing. The locator/retaining pins on the outboard side are part of the lamp assembly and will remain intact during removal. 7. To reinstall the lamp assembly, line up and insert the tabs on the back of ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    4. Remove the bulb holder by pressing the four retaining tabs and pulling the holder away from the assembly. 5. Replace the bulb by pulling the old bulb out and gently pushing the new bulb into the bulb holder socket. 6. Snap the bulb holder back into place, making sure all retaining tabs are ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... 194 4157 NAK 9004-HBI 3057 3057 3156 Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected at least twice a year for wear or cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance ... For proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. 5-56
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... outer position of the wipe pattern. 3. Pull the windshield wiper arm away from the windshield or backglass. 4. While ...Then pull the blade assembly down toward the glass to remove it from the wiper arm. 6. Push the new ... blade securely on the wiper arm until you hear the release clip "click" into ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GM Warranty booklet ... For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer's booklet included with your vehicle's Owner's Manual. CAUTION: (Continued) • Underinflated tires pose the same danger as...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ..., aspect ratio, construction type and service description. See the “Tire Size Code” illustration later in this section for more detail. (B) Tire Performance Criteria Speci�. the manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is molded onto ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... and temperature resistance. For more information, see Uniform Tire Quality Grading on page 5-71. (G) Maximum Cold Infl... carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. For information on recommended tire pressure see Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-67 and Loading Your Vehicle on ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    (A) Tire Size: The tire size code is a combination of letters and numbers used to define a..., aspect ratio, construction type and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration later in ... the manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is molded onto ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ...shows the manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is molded onto both sides of the tire, although only one side may have the ... carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. See Compact Spare Tire on page 5-91 and Loading...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... construction type and service description. The letter “T” as the first character in the tire size means ...Speed ratings range from “A” to “Z”. The light truck tire size example above shows ...gurations. Tire Size The following examples show the different parts of a tire size. Passenger ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...from 1 to 279. Speed ratings range from “A” to “Z”. The light truck tire size example above shows dual or single tire con�. version of a metric tire sizing system. The letter “LT” as the first two characters in the tire size means a light truck tire engineered to standards set by the U. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... kilopascals (kPa) before a tire has built up heat from driving. See Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-67. Curb Weight: This means the weight of a motor vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil and coolant...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    Maximum Loaded Vehicle Weight: The sum of curb weight; accessory weight; vehicle capacity weight; and production options weight. Normal ... the ply cords that extend to the beads are laid at 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... 4-33. Vehicle Maximum Load on the Tire: Load on an individual tire due to curb weight, accessory weight,... permanently attached to a vehicle showing the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation pressure.... wear Bad handling Bad fuel economy Inflation - Tire Pressure The Certification/...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... Any time you notice unusual wear, rotate your tires as soon as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. See When It Is Time for New Tires on page 5-70 and Wheel Replacement on page 5-73 for more information. Make sure the spare tire is stored securely. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...off. See “Changing a Flat Tire” in the Index. When rotating your tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown here. Donମ. rear inflation pressures as shown on the Certification/Tire label or the Tire and Loading Information label. Make certain that all wheel nuts are properly tightened...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) or less of tread remaining. Buying New Tires To find out what kind and size of tires you need, ... and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an all-season ... If you ever replace your tires with those not having a TPC Spec number, make sure ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    .... Be sure to use the same size and type tires on all wheels. It's all .... While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may... you use bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges could... after many miles of driving. A tire and/or wheel could fail suddenly, causing...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... test wheel than the minimum required by law. Warning: The temperature grade for this tire is established ...can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. Traction - AA, A, B, C The traction grades,...: The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ...on your vehicle can be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you lose ..., speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance and tire or tire chain clearance to the body and chassis. See Changing a...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ..., and you can also use it to bring your tires up to the proper pressure. The accessory inflator is... a new GM original equipment wheel. Tire Chains Notice: Use tire chains only where legal... only SAE Class "S" type chains that are the proper size for your tires. Install them on the front tires and...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... 6. Press the accessory inflator switch. The light in the switch will come on to show the system is working. If the accessory... about 10 minutes. The light in the switch will blink. After about one minute you can use the system again. Press the switch and the indicator light will come on. Notice: If...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else, you or... your vehicle only for changing a flat tire. If a tire goes flat, the next part shows how to use ... tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... injured or even killed. Find a level place to change your tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the ... move, you should put blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That would be the tire, ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The tools you will need are located in the storage compartment at the rear of the vehicle, on the.... A. B. C. D. E. Jack Strap Bracket Wing Nut Jacking Instructions F. Bag and Tools G. Tire Bag and Cable (All-Wheel Drive (AWD) only) 3. Remove the jack and jacking ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... about the compact spare. To remove the compact spare tire, do the following: A. B. C. D. Hoist Shaft Hoist ... end on an angle through the hole in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. 2. Turn ... wrench counterclockwise to lower the compact spare tire to the ground. Continue to turn the wrench so ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... the vehicle by the cable provided. See “Storing the Flat Tire on an All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle” later in this section. If you have a front-wheel-drive vehicle, the hoist is used to store a full-size or a flat road tire under the vehicle. See “Storing the Spare Tire and Toolsମ.
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...or Spare Tire and Tools" later in this section for instructions on storing the spare or flat tire correctly. If your vehicle is ...Spare Tire and Tools" later in this section for instructions. To store a flat full-size tire correctly, see "Storing the Flat Tire on an All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle" ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... spare tire is resting on the folding wrench. 1. Place the jack under the vehicle, ahead of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack under the center of the compact spare tire. ... device under the wheel plate. 3. Keep raising the jack until the compact spare tire stops moving ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ..., with the other end of the folding wrench, loosen the nuts. Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 1. Loosen the wheel nuts - but do not remove them - using ...The key is supplied in the front passenger door pocket. Notice: If your vehicle has wheel locks and you use ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...it fits firmly into the notch in the vehicle's frame nearest the flat tire. {CAUTION: Getting under a vehicle when it is jacked up is ... on a jack, avoid contact with the rear axle control arms. Do not raise the vehicle yet. Put the compact spare tire near you. Raising your vehicle with the jack...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... jack. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is enough room for the compact spare tire to fit under the wheel well. 5. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 6. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    7. Install the compact spare tire and put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel is ...cation. See “Capacities and Specifications” in the Index for wheel nut torque specification. 8. Lower the vehicle by...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    .... 10. Do not try to put a wheel cover on the compact spare tire. It will not fit. Store the wheel cover securely in the rear of the vehicle until you have the flat tire repaired or replaced. ...-mounted spare tire is stored with its valve stem pointing down. Notice: Wheel covers will not fit...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...the cable retainer through the center of the wheel and start to raise the tire. Make sure the retainer is fully seated across the underside of the wheel. 4. When the tire is almost in the stored position, turn the... pull, and then try to turn the tire. If the tire moves, use the folding wrench to...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... cover in place. Store the 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 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... on the cable to make sure it is secure. A. Cable B. Liftgate Hinges C. Door Striker 7. Make sure the metal tube is centered at the striker...the front of the vehicle. 4. Pull the cable through the door striker and the center of the wheel. 8. Close the liftgate and make sure that it is latched. 5-90
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... a compact spare tire on a vehicle with all-wheel drive you will need to drive with light to moderate acceleration,... rails. That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle. ... vehicle is driven for an extended period with a compact spare tire installed and the all-wheel drive ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... to clean your vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you are cleaning the inside. Never ... your vehicle: Do not use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will damage...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... if stains are stubborn. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains caused by such things as catsup, ...water. 2. If a stain remains, follow the cleaning instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor lingers .... 3. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. • If a ring forms ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... cleaners may affect the surface finish. Cleaning Leather Use a soft cloth with lukewarm water and a ... Materials on page 5-99. • For stubborn stains, use a leather cleaner. • Never use oils, varnishes, ... is allowed to work into the finish, it can harm the leather. Notice: If you use abrasive ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    Care of Safety Belts Keep belts clean and dry. Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle The paint finish on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. {CAUTION: Do not bleach or dye safety belts. If you do, it may severely weaken them. In a crash, they might not be...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    Before you enter an automatic car wash, if your vehicle is equipped with the optional power sliding door, be sure to have the switch for the power sliding door override feature enabled. See Power Sliding Door (PSD) on page 2-17. High pressure car washes...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...soft clean towel. A wax may then be applied. The surface of these wheels is similar to the painted surface of your vehicle. Don't use strong ... your vehicle through an automatic car wash that has silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. These brushes can also damage the surface of these wheels. 5-97
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... and rust can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system even though they have corrosion protection. At ... or an underbody car washing system can do this for you. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on your vehicle ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ...and protects finish. Cleans, shines and Foaming Tire Shine protects in one easy step, ... Eliminator fabrics, vinyl, leather and carpet. See your General Motors parts department for ... Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall Tire Cleaner Vinyl Cleaner Glass Cleaner Chrome and Wire Wheel Cleaner...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You will find this ... vehicle. The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title and registration. Electrical System Add-On Electrical Equipment ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...If the motor overheats due to heavy snow, etc., the wiper will stop until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and Other Power Options Circuit breakers in the instrument panel fuse ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... door open to access the instrument panel fuse block. SWC BACKLIGHT Usage Steering Wheel Radio Control Switches (Illumination) PCM/PASS Instrument Cluster to ... PWR MIRROR CRUISE Blank PCM/CRANK 5-102 Power Remote Control Mirror Switch Cruise Control Module, Switch and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    .../ WSHR HAZARD ® Usage PASS-Key III System Power Door Locks Heated Mirrors Not Used Not ...) Sensor and Relay, Theft, Door Ajar Stoplamp Switch Module/Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake Traction Control Module (... (EVAP) Canister Vent Solenoid Valve, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Not Used ELC Air ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... Cluster, Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module, Rear Windows, Rear Parking .../Washer and Multifunction Switch (Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch) Not Used ..., HEATED SEAT Temperature Door Actuator (Front) and Rear Window Defogger Relay ... Panel Dimmer Switch Power Sliding Door Front Power Windows Six-Way ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ...available if a replacement fuse is needed. To remove the cover, turn the knob counterclockwise and lift ... clockwise to tighten it. Make sure that the remote positive (+) terminal cover is on correctly. 4 2 3 Coolant Fans ...: Power Seat and Power Sliding Door. Fuses (Instrument Panel): Electronic Level ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ..., Front Comfort Controls Low/Medium Blower, Front Wiper/Washer, HVAC/DRL, MALL/Radio/DIC, ...Vent, Rear HVAC, Rear Wiper/Washer. SWC Accessory and Power Window Circuit Breaker, RAP Fuel Injectors 1ମ. Side Door Actuator Control Motor, Remote Control Door Lock Receiver (RCDLR), Security Indicator Lamp and...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ...Torque Converter Clutch Solenoids) Stoplamp Switch to Powertrain Control Module Fuel Pump Relay Powertrain Control ...Control Module, Headlamps and Instrument Panel Dimmer Switch Theft-Deterrent Relay to Headlamps Not Used ..., Injectors Right Fan 1, Left Fan 2 A/C Clutch Fuel Pump Not Used Horn Left Fog ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... more information. Capacities Application Air Conditioning Refrigerant Systems Front A/C Front and Rear A/C Automatic Transaxle ... Pan Removal and Replacement Complete Overhaul Cooling System With A/C With Rear Climate Control Engine Oil with Filter Fuel Capacity Wheel Nut Torque English 1.7 lbs. 2.2 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    Engine Specifications Engine V6 VIN Code E Transaxle Automatic Spark Plug Gap 0.060 inches (1.52 mm) 5-109
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     NOTES 5-110
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ...6-9 At Least ...Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Using Your Maintenance Schedule ...6-3 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Additional Required Services ...6-6 Maintenance Footnotes ...6-7 6-1
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... Requirements Notice: Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections, replacement parts and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep ...the air we breathe. Improper fluid levels or the wrong tire inflation can increase the level of emissions ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... go to your GM Goodwrench dealer for your service needs, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM parts. • carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits. You will find these ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... and Lubricants on page 6-12 and Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. When your vehicle is serviced, make sure these are used. All parts ... be reset. Your GM Goodwrench dealer has GM-trained service technicians who will perform this work using genuine GM parts and reset the system. 6-4
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    .... Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil on page 5-13. An Emission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components. ... on page 5-18. An Emission Control Service. See footnote †. Rotate tires and check inflation pressures and wear. See Tires on page 5-58. Inspect brake system. See footnote (a). Check ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... miles (kilometers) shown for each item. Additional Required Services Service Inspect fuel system for damage or leaks. Inspect exhaust system for loose or damaged components. Replace engine air cleaner filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    Additional Required Services (cont'd) Service Engine cooling system service (or every 5 years, whichever occurs first)....and rotors for surface condition. Inspect drum brake linings for wear or cracks. Inspect other brake parts, including drums, wheel cylindeers, calipers, parking brake, etc. Check...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ...for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that ...in taxi, police or delivery service. (i) Drain, flush and refill cooling system. See Engine Coolant on page 5-22 for ... fluid loss in any vehicle system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... on page 5-58 for further details. Check to make sure the spare tire is stored securely. Push, pull and then try to rotate or turn the spare tire. If it moves, tighten it. See Changing a Flat Tire on page 5-76. At Each Fuel Fill It is important to perform these underhood checks at ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... Once a Year Starter Switch Check Automatic Transaxle Shift Lock Control System Check {... position, contact your GM Goodwrench dealer for service. {CAUTION: When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could ... shift lever moves out of PARK (P), contact your GM Goodwrench dealer for service. 6-10
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... Contact your GM Goodwrench dealer if service is required. • To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding ...your GM Goodwrench dealer if service is required. Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle ...apply the regular brake at once should the vehicle begin to move. Underbody Flushing Service At least ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ...see Engine Oil on page 5-13. Usage Hydraulic Brake System Fluid/Lubricant Delco Supreme 11... GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, System in Canada 89021186). Automatic Transaxle... Fluid. Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474. Chassis Lubricant...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    .../Lubricant VERSATRAK™ Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12378514, in Canada 88901045). Hood and Door Hinges, Rear Folding Seat, Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube Fuel Door (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, Hinge, Liftgate... Door Cable Sliding Door Track Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter Passenger Compartment Air Filter Kit Spark Plugs Windshield Wiper Blades Length Type Wiper Blade (Backglass) Length Type GM® Part Number 25099149 25010792 52482929 12568387 ACDelco® Part Number A1208C PF47 - ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    Engine Drive Belt Routing Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service and... 6-2 in this section. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 6-9 can be added on the following record pages. Also, you ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    Maintenance Record Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-16
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-17
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    Section 7 Customer Assistance and Information Reporting Safety Defects ...7-11 Reporting Safety Defects to the ...to the Canadian Government ...7-12 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7-12 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 Customer Assistance and Information ...7-2 Customer...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ...Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Oldsmobile. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation ...concern cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Oldsmobile Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-442-6537. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ...-1804 Telephone: 1-800-955-5100 This program is available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Eligibility is limited by vehicle age, mileage and other factors. General Motors reserves the right to change eligibility limitations and/or discontinue its participation in this program. 7-3
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ... track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. Customer Assistance Offices Oldsmobile encourages customers to call ... toll-free number for assistance. If a U.S. customer wishes to write to Oldsmobile, the letter should be addressed to Oldsmobile's Customer Assistance Center. ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    United States - Customer Assistance Oldsmobile Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33171 Detroit, MI 48232-5171 1-800-442-6537 1-800-833-6537 (For Text Telephone devices (TTYs)) Roadside Assistance: 1-800-442-OLDS (6537) Fax Number: 313-381-0022 From Puerto Rico: 1-800-496-9992 (English) 1-800-496...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... 1-800-442-OLDS (6537) As the proud owner of a new Oldsmobile vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the Oldsmobile Roadside Assistance program. This value-added service is intended to provide you ... available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We will provide the following services during the ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ...Remember, we are only a phone call away. Oldsmobile Roadside Assistance: 1-800-442-OLDS ... 1-888-889-2438. Oldsmobile reserves the right to limit services or reimbursement to an owner or driver... is not part of or included in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Oldsmobile reserves...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... as possible to allow for same day repair. Courtesy Transportation Oldsmobile has always exemplified quality and value in its... while you wait. However, if you are unable to wait Oldsmobile helps minimize your inconvenience by providing several transportation options. Depending on the circumstances,...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... and be supported by original receipts. Additional Program Information Courtesy Transportation is available during the Bumper-to-Bumper warranty coverage period, but it is not part of the New ...participating dealers and all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... on-board vehicle computers to monitor emission control components to optimize fuel economy, to monitor conditions for airbag deployment and, if so ...response to an official request of police or similar government office, • as part of GM's defense of litigation through the discovery process, or ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ... campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors. To ... vehicle or SDM. If your vehicle is equipped with OnStar, please check the OnStar subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. 7-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ... Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair ...call us at 1-800-442-6537, or write: Oldsmobile Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33171 ...Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments,...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ... information needed to knowledgeably service General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and service of your vehicle. In Canada, information ... SELL PRICE: $35.00 Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $25.00 7-13...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 444
     NOTES 7-14
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ...-lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-47 Appearance Care ...5-92 Care of Safety......2-67 Arming Confirmation ...2-27 Arming with the Power Lock Switch ...2-26 Arming with the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter ...2-27 Arming with Your Key ...2-27 Audio Speakers ...3-...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ... Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps ...Buying New Tires ... 5-50 5-50 5-56 5-54 5-70 B Backing Up ...4-44 Battery ...5-41 ... You Drive ...3-85 Bench Seat, Split ...1-9 Brake Parking ...2-37 System Warning Light ...3-46 Brake Fluid ...5-38 Brake Wear ...5-40 Brakes ...5-38 Braking ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ... Position, Safety Belts ...Chains, Tires ...Change Engine Oil Message ...Charging System Indicator Message ...Check ... ...5-94 Cleaning Leather ...5-94 Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel ...5-94 Cleaning Tires ...5-98 Cleaning Vinyl ...5-94 Cleaning Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades ...5-97...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    Content Theft-Deterrent System, Arming and Disarming ...2-67 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Convenience ... Program ...7-6 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 D Daytime Running Lamps/Automatic Headlamp System ... Your Own Service Work ...5-3 Dolly Towing ...4-32 Dome Lamp ...3-19 Door Ajar ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ...100 Cleaning Your DVD Player ...3-100 Distortion ...3-98 Entertainment System ...3-85 DVD Player ...3-89 E Eight-Way Power Seats ...1-4 ...51 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...5-18 Battery ...5-41 Change Oil Message ...3-56 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-49 Coolant ...5-22 Coolant Heater ...2-33 ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... ...2-61 Entertainment System ...3-85 Cleaning the Video Screen ...3-100 Cleaning Your DVD Player ...3-100 DVD Distortion ...3-98 Entry Lighting ...3-19 Erasing HomeLink® Buttons ...2-50 ... Mast Antenna ...3-100 Flash-to-Pass ...3-9 Flat Tire ...5-76 F Flat Tire, Changing ...5-76 Flip and ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ... Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-48 Fuel ...3-52 Speedometer ...3-43 Garage Door Opener ...2-47 ... Things Under ...5-10 Release ...5-10 Horn ...3-7 How the System Works ...3-25 How to Add Coolant to the Coolant ... Air Cleaner/Filter ...5-18 How to Use This Manual ...ii How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... and Young Children, Restraints ...1-48 Inflation - Tire Pressure ...5-67 Instrument Panel Cluster ...3-42 ... the Engine Running ...Liftgate ...Light Air Bag Readiness ...Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ...Brake System Warning ...Malfunction Indicator ...Safety Belt Reminder ...TCS Warning Light ......
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... ...6-2 Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 M Maintenance Schedule (... Making Turns ...4-44 Malfunction Indicator Light ...3-49 Manual Seats ...1-3 Matching Transmitter(s) to Your ... Door Warning ...3-57 Rear Hatch Ajar Warning ...3-58 Service Traction System ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-44 Outside Convex Mirror ...2-45 Outside Heated ...25 Overseas – Customer Assistance ...7-5 Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 Owners, Canadian ...ii Owner’s Information ... Personal Calling ...2-46 OnStar® Services ...2-46 OnStar® System ...2-45 OnStar® Virtual ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ...Playing the Radio ...3-64, 3-74 Power Accessory Outlets ...3-27 Door Locks ...2-11 Eight-Way Seats ...1-4 Electrical System ...5-101 Rear Quarter Windows ...2-25 Six-Way Seats ...1-4 Sliding Door ...2-17 Sliding Door Warning Message ...3-57 Steering...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ... Stowable Seat ...1-20 Removing the Wheel Covers ...5-83 Replacement Bulbs ...5-56 Replacing Brake System Parts ...5-41 Replacing Restraint System Parts ... ...2-51 Resetting the Power Sliding Door ...2-21 Restraint Systems Checking ...1-78 Replacing Parts ...1-79 Retained Accessory ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... Feature ...1-8 Head Restraints ...1-7 Seats (cont.) Heated Seats ...1-5 Manual ...1-3 Memory ...2-70 Rear Seat Operation ...1-8 Reclining ... Your Own Work ...5-3 Engine Soon Light ...3-49 Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 Traction System Warning Message ...3-53 Service Bulletins ...7-13 13
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada ...3-49 Service Manuals ...7-12 Setting Preset PTYs (RDS Only) ...3-78 Setting Preset Stations ...3-65, 3-75 Setting the Temperature ...3-36, 3-38 Setting the Time ...3-63 Setting ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... PASS-Key® III Operation ...2-28 Tilt Wheel ...3-7 Tire Sidewall Labeling ...5-58 Tire Size ...5-63 Tire Terminology and Definitions ...5-64 Tires ...5-... ...4-8 Control System Warning Light ...3-47 Service Traction System Warning Message ...3-53 Trailer Brakes ...4-42 Trailer ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... (VIN) ...5-100 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-100 Vehicle Personalization ...2-60 Arming and Disarming the Content Theft-Deterrent System ...2-67 Automatic Door Locks... Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-71 United States - Customer Assistance ...7-5 Used Replacement Wheels ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ...iii Vehicle Damage ...iv Washing Your Vehicle ...5-95 Weight of the Trailer ...4-40 Weight of the Trailer Tongue ...4-40 What Engine Coolant ... Used Oil ...5-17 What Washer Fluid to Use ...5-37 Wheels Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-73 Replacement ...5-73 When to Add Engine Oil ...5-14 When to Change ...
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ...Where to Put the Restraint ...Why Safety Belts Work ...Windows ...Power ...Power Rear Quarter ...Windshield Washer ......24 2-23 2-24 2-25 3-10 5-37 Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ...5-56 Fuses ...5-101 Windshield Wipers ...3-10 Winter Driving ...4-26 Y Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 18



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