1995 Pontiac Bonneville Owner's Manual

1995 Pontiac Bonneville Manual

1995 Pontiac Bonneville manual table of contents:

  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 1
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    The 1995 Pontiac Bonneville Owner's Manual ...ProblemsontheRoad ... Seats and Restraint Systems 1-1 This section tells you how to use your seats and safety belts properly. It also explains the "SRS" system. Features and Controls 2-1 This section explains how to start and operate your ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    We support voluntary technician certification. I PONTIAC 11 GENERAL MOTORS, GM and... and the PONTIAC Emblem are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest... Motors of Canada Limited" for Pontiac Motor Division whenever it appears in this manual. Pleas'ekeep...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...read their owner’s manual from beginning to end when they first receivetheir new vehicle. Ths... learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you’ll find that pictures... to look for whatyou need is the Indexin the back of the manual. It’s an alphabetical list of all thatମ.
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    ..., we tell you about somethmg that can damage your vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered ... do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings .... You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle. They use yellow for cautions, blue for notice...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... may see: FUSE A These symbols are important for you and your passengers whenever your vehicle is driven: DOOR LOCK UNLOCK These symbols have to do with your lights: These symbols are on some of your controls: WIPER w 4 -...
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    Section 1 SeatsandRestraint Systems Here you'll find information about the seats in your Pontiac and how to use your safety belts properly.You can also learn about some things you should not do with air bags and safety belts. Seats and Seat Controls This ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...€™Il find the controls on the center console. Slide the selector switch to “L” or “R’ to choose ... Control:Raise the front of the seat by holding the switch up. Lower the front of the seat by holding the switch down. Center Control:Move the seat forward by pressing the control toward the right...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...Controls: d ! Reshapes the lower back area of the seat. J Reshapes the middle back area of the seat. v 4 8, Reshapes the upper back area of the seat. Lift the leverto release the seatback, then tilt the seatback forward or backward as desired. Release the lever to lock the seatback in place. 1-3
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    But don'thave a seatback reclinedif your vehicle is moving. Head Restraints Slide the head restraint upor down so that thetop of the restraint is closest to the top of your ears. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash. On some models, the head restraints tilt forward and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some...Restraint,or "air bag" system. Your vehicle has a light that comes on a reminder to as Belt Reminder Light'' in the Index.) buckle up. (See "Safety In many states...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. c I Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle.Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-6
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stoppedby something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-7
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    or the instrument panel.-. or the safety belts ! With safety belts, youslow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones takethe forces. That's why safety belts makesuch good sense. 1-8
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... I'm a good driver, and never drive far from I home, why shouldI wear safety belts? You may be an excellent ... are different rules smaller there for children and babies. If a child will be riding in your Pontiac, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those rulesfor everyone's ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...of ths section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would beable to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat (to see how, see "Seats" in the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able totake belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop.... Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster Before you begin to drive, move the shoulder belt adjuster to the height that is right for you. ...
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    @ What's wrong with this? A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. 1-12
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    Q: What's wrong with this? I I I I I I I I A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place. 1-13
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    What's wrong with this? 1 A: j The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the shoulder at all times. 1-14
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    What's wrong with this? A: The belt is twisted across the body. 1-15
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... explains the Supplemental Inflatable Restsaint (SIR), or air bag,system. Your Pontiac has two air bags -- one air bag for the ... know about the air bag system: Before youclose the door, be surethe belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your ve@cle. 1-16
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    There is an a r bag i readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows INFLfXTABLE RESTRAINT. The system checks the airbag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the Index for more information.
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    How the Air Bag System Works , The right front passenger's air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. Where is the air bag? The driver's air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-18
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... of the sodium azide sealed in the inflator. The reaction produces nitrogen gas, which inflates the air bag. The inflator, airbag, and related hardware are all part of the a r bag modules i packed inside the steering wheel and in the instrument panel in front of the right front ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. Theair bag supplements the protection provided by safety belts. Air bags distribute the ..., th This dust could cause breathing problems for people witha history of asthma or other breathing trouble.To avoid this, everyon vehicle should get as ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...€™t want the system to inflate while someone is working onyour vehicle. Your Pontiac dealer and the 1995 Bonneville Service Manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. To purchase a service manual,see “...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...be seriously injured if they don't wear safety belts. The best way to protect the fetus is ...a crash. FOT pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them ... Front Passenger Position The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way as the driver's ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Center Passenger Position Lap Belt If your vehicle has front and rear bench seats, someone can sit in the center positions. When you sit in a center seating position, you have alap safety belt, which has no retractor. To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. 1-23
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... belts. Rear passengers who aren't safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a crash. And they can strike others in the vehicle who are wearing safety belts. Rear Seat Outside Passenger... belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... the lap belt is pulled out all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the ... positioned so you would be able tounbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. 1-26
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Rear shoulder belt comfort guides will provide added comfort for children who have outgrown ...the seatback. Here is how you should install the comfort guides on the shoulder belts: 1. Pull the elastic cord out from between ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...out of the retractor, and place the guide over the belt. Make sure that the guide isbetween the button ...retractor. Insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 5 . Buckle the belt around the child.... Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. See "Safety Belts, Rear Seat...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    To remove and store the comfort guides, just perform these steps in reverse order. Squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out from the guides. Pull the guide upward to expose its storage clip, and then slide the guide onto the ...
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    ... Restraints Be sure to follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these instructions on the restraint itselfinor a booklet, or both. These restraints use the belt system in your vehicle, but thechild also has to be securedwithin the restraint ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...and around in a collision or sudden stop injure people in the vehicle.Be sure to properly secure any child restraint in your vehicle-- even whenno child is in it. If your child restraint a top strap,...need tohave an anchor installed, can ask your Pontiac dealer put it in for you. you want to ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... as the instructions say. 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the Pap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructionk will show you how. Securing a Child Restraint inRear a Outside Seat Position If ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. hl the rest of the lapbelt all the way out of the l retractor to set the lock. A 1-34
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...Center Rear Seat Position U You'll be using the lap belt. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different ... To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go back all the way.The safety belt will move freely again andbe ready to work for an adult or larger...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... latch plate and pulling it along the belt. 4. Run the vehicle's safety b'elt throughor ... childrestraint. 3. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 5. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release ... so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quicklyif you ever hadto. 6....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...attach the childrestraint properly. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt. It will be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. . I . , >' . Securing aChild Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position You'll ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the ...button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...€™s safetybelts. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle’s safety belt and let itgo back all the way. ... to a window so the child can wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulderbelt can provide. The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...rear seat. But they need to use the safety belts properly. Children who aren't buckled ...Move the child toward the center of the vehicle, but be sure that the shoulder belt still is the child's on shoulder,...rear seat outside position, see "Rear Safety Belt cod^ Guides" in the Index. E the child...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Wherever the child sits, thelap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, justtouching the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic bones in a crash. 1-41
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... made tofit. To wear it, just attach it to the regular safety belt, Replacing Seat and Restraint System... also may mean you will need to have safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. ... won't work after a crash, the special part of the safety belt that goes through the seat to the adjuster may...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...you can learn aboutthe many standard and optionalfeatures on your Pontiac, and information starting, on shifting and braking.Also explained are the instrument ...warning systems tell you if everything is that working properly -- and what to do if you have a problem. Keys 2-1
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    The ignition keys are for the ignition only. When a new Bonneville is delivered, the dealer removes the plugs from the keys, gives them to the...or the tag. If your ignition keys don't have plugs or the tag, go to your Pontiac dealer fox- the correct key code if you need a new ignition key. There are ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Door Locks There are several ways to lock and unlock your vehicle. From the outside: Use your door key or RemoteKeyless Entry, if your vehicle has t i option. hs If you have the TheftDeterrent System, you will also unlock and lock all doors when youunlock or lock either front door with you key.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... the locking lever forward. With power doorlocks, you can lock or unlock all the doors of your vehicle from the driver or front passenger door lock switch. The switch on each rear door works only that door's lock. It won't lock (or unlock) ...
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    ...Keyless Entry (Option) operation. If your Pontiac has option, you can lock and unlock your this ... a maximum range. Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may be blocking the signal. See your Pontiac dealer or a qualified technician for service. Changes or modifications to this system by other ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    .... If pressed again within 25 seconds, all doors will unlock. Also, if your car is ... filler door it will unlatch at this time. All doors will lock whenLOCK is pressed. The trunk will unlock when the opened trunk symbol on the key fob is pressed, but only when the ignition is off. Press anybutton to ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... transmitter: 1. Remove the screw from back cover. Rear Door Security Locks I Your Pontiac is equipped with rear door security locks ... up to the ENGAGED position. 2. Close the door. 3. Do the same thing to the other rear door lock. The rear doors of your vehicle cannot be opened from inside when ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... lever all the way down. 3. Do the same for the other rear door. Key in the Ignition If you walk awayfrom your vehicle with the keys inside,... be locked, and so will your ignition and transaxle. Andremember to lock the doors. The rear door locks will now work normally. Glove Box...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... driver's. Then take the door key with you. 0 0 0 Universal Theft Deterrent (Option) If your Pontiac has this ... leaving your vehicle. Activating the system: 1. Open the door. 2. Lock the door with the power door lock switch or Remote Keyless Entry transmitter. The SECURITY light should come on ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...If you set off the alarm by accident, unlock any door withyour key. You can also turn off the alarm ...It workswhen you insert or remove the key from the ignition. PASS-Key% uses a resistor pellet in the ignition key that matches a decoder in your vehicle. When the PASS-Key% system senses that someone ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... the first ignition key may be faulty.See your Pontiac dealer or a locksmith who can service the ... before trying another ignition key. See your Pontiac dealer or a locksmith who can service the PASS-Key'...or damagea PASS-Key(% ignition key, see your Pontiac dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... door lock. This help you insert the will door key atnight. The lamps inside your vehicle will also go on. These lamps will ... ten minutes to save your battery. Trunk Lock To unlock the trunk from outside. insert the door key the and turn it. The ignition may be on or off and the transaxle must be ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    New Vehicle "Break-In" NOTICE: Your modern Pontiac doesn't need elaborate an "break-in." But it will perform better in the long ... hard stops for the first 200 miles (322km) orso. During this timeyour new brake linings aren't yet broken in. Hard stops with new linings can mean ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...lr accessories, and to display some instrument panel warning lights. With the ignition key in the ignition switch, youcan turn the switch to five positions. ... d e key. The ignition switch will return to RUN for normal driving. Note that even if the engine is not running, the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... turn the key only with your hand. Using a toolto force it could break the key or the ignition switch. none of this If works, then your vehicle needs service. To start your 3.8 Liter engine: 1. Without pushing the accelerator pedal, turn ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... seconds between each try to help avoid draining your battery. NOTICE: Your engine is designed to workwkh the electronics in your vehicle. If you add ...properly. I you everhave to have your vehicle towed, see f the part of this manual that tells how to do it without damaging your ...
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    ...'s air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that slightly is lower than the underbody your vehicle. I you of f can't avoid deep puddles or standing water, drive through themvery slowly. In very cold weather,0°F (- 18"C) or colder,...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...the AutomaticTransaxle Your automatic transaxle may have a shift lever located or on the console betwe'en the seats on the steering column. How long should... list everything here, we ask that you contact your Pontiac dealer in the area where you'll be parking your vehicle. The dealer can give you...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... move easily. Ensure the shift lever is fully PARK (P) range before in starting the engine.Your Pontiac has a brake-transaxle shift interlock. You have to fully... your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK when the ignition key is in theON position. If you cannot shift out...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... (N) only. Also, use NEUTRAL (N) when your vehicle is being towed. AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (@): This position is for normal driving. If you need more ...vehicle can be damaged. So, if this happens, have your vehicle serviced right away. Until then, you can use SECOND (2) when you are driving less than 35 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...the transaxle. Use your brakes or shift into PARK (P) to hold your vehicle in position on a hill. SECOND...would also want to use your brakes off and on. NOTICE: Don't drive in SECOND (2) for more than ... you can damage your transaxle. Use @ or DRIVE (D) as much as possible. Don't shift into SECOND...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...(Option) indicator light on the switch will glow when normal shifting is in operation. Computer Command Ride (Option) Vehicles equipped with ... higher engine speeds, increasing acceleration performance. An indicator light on the switch will glow when performance shifting is in operation. Downshifts ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... brake on, the brake light stays on and a chimesounds until you release the parking brake or recycle the ignition. I NOTICE: A To ... your right foot. Push down the parking brake pedal with your left foot. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. If you start to drive away ...
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    Shifting Into PARK (P) 3a '60 km/h 140 II I I1 2. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) position like this: Steering Column Shift Lever 1. Hold the brake pedal down with your right foot and 0 Pull the lever toward you. set the parking brake. 2-24
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    ... the way toward the front of the vehicle. 3. Move the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with... If you can walk away from your vehicle withthe ignition key in your hand, yourvehicle is in... If you can walk away from your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicleis in PARK...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running Torque Lock If you are parking on a hill and you ...you are ready to drive, move the shift lever out of PARK (P) before you release the parking brake. If ... first pulling it tow& you (or, if you have the console shift lever, without first pushing.the button)....
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    Shifting Out of PARK (P) Your Pontiac has a brake-transaxle shift interlock. You have ...regular brakebefore you can shift from PARK (P) whenthe ignition is in the RUN pition. See "Automatic Transaxle" in... PARK (P), try this: 1. Turn the key to OFF. Open and close the driver's door to turn off the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    Engine Exhaust Running Your EngineWhile You're Parked It's better notto park with the engine running. Butif you ever have to, here are some things to know. 2-28
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... Follow the proper steps to besure your vehicle won't move. See "Shifting Into... a Trailer" in the Index. Switches on the driver's armrest control each of the windows when the ignition is on orin retained... power. In addition, each passenger door has a control switch for itsown window. is held...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... it to the highest level to give your legs more room whenyou exit and enter the vehicle. To tilt the wheel, holdthe steering wheel and pull the lever. Move the steering wheel to a comfortable level, then releasethe lever to lock the wheel m place. 2-30
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    ... for burned-out bulbs. See "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in the Index. I To signal a turn, move the lever all the way up or down. When the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically. A green arrow on the instrument panel will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. 2-31
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    ... set for a long or short delay between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay time. The closer to ...Keep in mind that damaged wiper blades may prevent fromseeing well enough to drive safely. To avoid damage, be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with ...to freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other partsof the washersystem. Also, ... allows for if expansion, which could damage the tank it is completely full. Don't use radiator ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph (40 km/h). When you apply your brakes, cruise control shutsoff. the If your vehicle is in cruise control when the optional tractisoncontrol system begins to limit wheel spin, the cruise control will ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... to your chosen speed and stay there. Remember that if you hold switch at F A the U longer than half a second, the vehicle will keep going faster until you release the switch or apply the brake. You could be startled andeven lose control. So unless you want to go...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...€™s the second way to goto a higher speed: Move the Cruise switch from ON to WA. Hold it there until you get up to the speed you want, and then release the switch. To increase your speed in very small amounts, move the switch to WA for less than half a second and then release it. Each time you do...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...ways to turn off the cruise control: Step lightly on the brake pedal; OR Move the cruise switch to OFF. Lamp Controls Parking Lamps: Pull the switch to... Erase Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, or shift into PARK (P), your cruise control set speed...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...On Reminder If you open the driver's door while leaving the lampson and the ignition off, you willhear a warning tone. Daytime Running Lamps ...lampswill come back on when you putthe transaxle in gear. The ignition is on, The headlamp switch is off, and The transaxle is not in PARK ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... You can brighten or dim your instrument cluster lamps by rotating the headlamp switch. Rotate the ... interior courtesy lamps. Rotate the switch clockwise to turn off the instrument cluster lamps and displays.... minutesto light your way whenyou leave your vehicle. Rotate the twilight sentinel switch to ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... doors are closed, press either switch. Press it again to turn t e lamp off. h To avoid draining your vehicle's battery, be sure to turn off the reading lamps when leaving your vehicle. To turn on the readinglamp when the door is closed, slide the switch up. Slide it down to turn off the lamp.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Inside Manual Rearview Mirror Automatic Rearview Mirror When you are sitting in a comfortable driving ... allows you to adjust the mirror to avoid glare from the lights behind you. Pull the tab forward for... may take a few moments. Pressing the switch on the bottom of the mirror turns off the dayhight ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...Option) l A control lever on the driver's door controlsboth outside rearview mirrors. Manual Remote Control ...acomfortable driving position. Adjust the driver side outside mirror with the control lever on the driver's door.... that you can just see the side of your vehicle and the area behind your ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Convenience Net (Option) Card Holder Your vehicle may have a convenience net. You'll see it just inside the ... as you can. You can unhook the net so that it will lie flat when you're not using it. The front doors on some vehicles have a card holder for convenient storage of business cards or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... compartment for glasses in your overhead console. Press the release button to lower the door. Place your glasses inside thedoor. To close the door, raise it and press it into position. ~ ... come on when you open the cover. You can adjust the brightness of the lampsby moving the switch. 2-44
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... a sliding glass and a sliding sunshade. panel The control switch will work only when the ignition on or is during retained accessory power, you have .... If you want stop to the sunroof in a partially open position, lightly press the switch again. Press the Storage Armrest (Option) switch rearward ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Door Cup Holder Rear Storage Compartment Lift the rear of the armrest to reveal the storage space. I The front doors provide space for holding a cup or soft drink. Pull down the interior door to access the trunk for storing long objects. 2-46
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    .... Pull out the entire unit to use. To clean the ashtray, lift it out pulling on the snuffer. by On &Is without a console, there's an ashtray/cup holder under the instrument panel. To clean theashtray, lift it outby pulling up on the tabs on ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...withyour dealer before adding electrical equipment, and never use anything requiring more than amps. 15 On models with the overhead console, there is a 12-vult ignition fed outlet. Slide the cover aside to access the outlet. 2-48
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... you're using, and many other things you'll need to drive safely and economically. Instrument Panel Clusters Your Pontiac is equipped with one of these instrument panel clusters, which includes indicator warning lights and gages that are explained on the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...and trip odometer are displayed in the Driver Information Center on vehicles so equipped. Trip Odometer Tamper Resistant Odometer Your Pontiac has a tamper resistant odometer. If you see silver lines between the numbers, you'll know that ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... one of your vehicle's functions. 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 when you are driving, or when one of the gages shows ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... bag's electrical systemfor malfunctions. The light tells youif there is an electrical problem.The system check ... seconds when you turn your ignition to RUN or STmT. Then the light should goout. This means ... remind people to fasten their safety belts. The safety belt light will also come on andstay ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...€ in the Index.) If the warning light comes on, there could be abrake problem. Have your brake system inspectedright awav. This light should come on briefly as you ... and chime stay on after your parking brake is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. 2-53
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    .... Then start the engine again to reset the system.If the light still stays on,or comes on again while you'redriving, your Pontiac needsservice. If the regularbrake system warning light isn't on, you still have brakes, but youdon't have anti-lock ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...as possible. In the section "Problems on the Road", this manual explains what to do. See "Engine Overheating" in the Index. Some clusters with gages do not have...temperature warning light. In those clusters a CHECK GAGES warning light will alert you of a possible coolant heating problem. 2-55
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... is low, have not your low coolant warning system serviced. See "Engine Coolant" in the Index. The LOW COOLANT warning light will also come on when you turn on the ignition, butyour engine is not running, as a check toshow you it is working. If it doesn't...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... fuel, ignition and emission control systems. This light should come on when the ignition is on, but the engine is not running, as a you it is Engine Oil PressureLight If ...could have sbme other oil problem. If you are driving, carefully pull over to a safe location and stop ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... show youit is working, but the light will go out when you turn the ignition to START. If it doesn't come on with the ignition on, you may have a problem with the fuse or bulb. Have itfixed ... engine from neglected oil problems canbe costly andis not covered by your warranty. ! Clusters with...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... in the red zone may be caused by a dangerously low oil level or other problem causing low oil pressure. The CHECK GAGES light will go on and a ...can cause extensive engine damage. Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not coveredyour by warranty....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...(Option) 1 CHECK OIL LEVEL 1 This light indicates when the engine oil level is 1 to 1 1/2 quarts (0.95 L to 1.4 L) low. It willgo on for one to three seconds when the ignition is turnedto the RUN position, as abulb check to show you that the system is working. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...may misjudge distance and run into HUD shows these images when they are lighted on the instrument panel. When you sit straight in your seat, the HUD image will appear slightly to the right. When the ignition key is turned to RUN,all possible HUD images will come on...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... image is determined by whether the headlamp switch is on or off, and where you have set theHUD dimmer control. 2. Adjust...Pushing the optional ENG/MET (Englishhletric) button on the instrument panel cluster will switch the HUD speedometer fkom Englrsh (conventional) to metric units, or back again. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... fluid could leak inside the unit if you do. If you can't see the HUD image when the ignition is on, check to see i f The headlamps are on? Anything is covering the HUD unit? 0 0 Battery Warning Light This light will come on briefly when you start the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... add only the proper fluid. See "Windshield WasherFluid" in the Index. If the light comes on andstays on while you are driving, check your gages forfuel, coolant temperature,oil pressure or voltage. This light will stay on if your engine is notrunning. 2-64
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... you about how much fuel you have left, when the ignition is on. When the gage reads in the yellow band, a warning chime .... None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: 0 At the service station, the gas pump shuts off ... go back toempty when you turn off the ignition. If you have the large span (...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... BACK UP TAIL BRAKE LAMP \ \ If you have the Driver Information Center, it gives you important safety and maintenancefacts. When you turn the ignition on,the entire center lights up for a few seconds. Then it goes to work. 2-66
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... This lets you know if you are low onfluids or have a problem with a vehicle function: 0 CHECK OIL LEVEL: This message could mean y o u oil level...check your gages for fuel, coolant temperature, oil pressure or battery voltage. SECURITY: You'll get a DOOR AJAR message if a door is not fully closed...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    If a burned-out bulb is replaced, thewarning light will stay on until the bulbis used. Message ...Bulbs Monitored Hi Beam Lamp ....../Tail/Tun ...1 Center High Mounted Stop Park Lamp ...2 Front Park Brake Lamp ...Right Side Marker ...Left Side Marker Some vehicles are equipped with an electronic ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ..., until you cross several zones. Choosing your zone number: Locate your zone number on the map above. If your number is ... one shown when you turn the key on, follow the steps to change your zone number.. If you live on the line, you can pick the zone area you are most likely to drive in. Alaska use ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... compass. But, the feature is available you would like if to manually calibrate. Sometimes, strong magnetic fields can affect the compass. If the CALIBRATE light comes on shown as above, try calibrating the compassas follows: 1. Drive the car toan open, flat area....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...Don't drive faster than 10 mph. 5. Drive in circles until the CALIBRATE light goes out. It usually takes 1 to 5 circles. The rear defog system can affect...be calibrated. You will know this when the direction bars are on and the CALIBRATE light is off. Do not turn on the rear defog if ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    NOTES 2-72
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... systems and audio systems offered with your Pontiac. Be sure to read about the particular system supplied with... vehicle flows through your Pontiac when the car is moving. When the vehicle is not moving, you can ... of air flow by moving the louvered vents on the instrument panel. If you have the rear ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... of your body through the middle instrument panel outlets, while warmed air is directed to the floor. The a r conditioner compressor operates in all ... engine speed and power. This is normal, because the system is designed to cycle the compressor on and off to keep the desired temperature. /J Vent: ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...on the rear window warm the glass. Press the button to start warming ymr wlndow. A light will glow in the switch while the defogger is working. u/HI Rear Window Defog I # Heat: This setting directs warmed air through the heater ducts toward the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...seconds, then change to display the outside air temperature. Be carefulnot to put anything over the sensor located in the middle of the instrument panel near grille above the the ... system, you can control theventilation, heating and air conditioning in your vehicle, or you can use the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...: The system can be used in various ways to manually adjust the air delivery mode or the fan... button is pushed. Notice the arrows in the display. The HEAT mode supplies air to the floor outlets... the air. Pressing the RECIRC will change the operation to a manual mode and the air will recirculate for 10...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...go off by itself, or pressing the button again during the heating cycle will turn it off. If you need ..., then turn the fan to H for a few moments before driving away. This I will blow moist air from the intake ducts... display flashes for some time, the system may need repair. See your Pontiac dealer. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Audio Systems The following pages describe the audio systems available for your Pontiac, and how to get the best performance from them. Please read about the system in your vehicle. Setting the Clock for Radios with Cassette or CD 1....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ANIJFM Stereo Radio TUNE A l " : The lowerknob does thesethings: 0 - Rotate it to tune in radio stations. Press it to change between the AM or FM band. The control ring behind the lower knob adjusts the front and rear speaker balance. Pressing SEEK will cause the receiver to seek the next ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    .... AMIFM Stereo Radios with Cassette POWER: With the ignition on, push the POWER knob to turn the radio ... or F M band you were last on. RECALL: When the ignition is off, press RECALL to display the t h e . Each time you press RECALL with the radio on, it will switch the display back and forth between...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    TUNE: Press lightly on the TUNE knob. It will spring out to make it easier to adjust. Turn the knob ... the knob back in when you are done. BAL: Press lightly on the BAL knob. It will spring out to make it ... of six AM, six F M 1 and FADE: Press lightly on the FADE knob. It will spring out to make it ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Cassette Tape Player (Option): With the radio turned on, insert a tape into cassette the door. The cassette symbol will appear in the upper left corner of the display. While the tapeis playing, an arrow will appear next to the cassette symbol to indicate that the top or bottomof the tape is playing....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... is advancing. Use SEEK or the TUNE knob to change the radio station during forward. EJECT: Press EJECT to remove the cassette tape. EJECT will operate with the ignition off. If E and a number appears on the display at any time, an error has occurred. See "Cassette Tape and CD Errors" later in ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... Player (Option): You may use full size or the smaller 8 cm (3.2 in.) compact discs. No adaptor is required for thesmaller compact discs. With the radio on, insert a ...: Press EJECT to remove the disc. The radio will play after the disc is ejected. EJECT will operate while the ignition is off. 3-13
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... notprotected by the feature. If THEFTLOCK is activated, the THEFTLOCK light will flash when the ignition is turned off; your radio will not operate ... 000 to 1999 and keep it in a safe place separate from the vehicle. 2. Turn the ignition to the ACCESSORY or the RUN position. 3. Turn the radio off....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    The THEFTLOCK indicator light located below the TUNE knob will flash when the ignition is off. Anytime THEFTLOCK is activated ... you forget your code or cannot unlock the radio, contact your Pontiac dealer for assistance. To disable THEFTLOCK, follow these steps: 1. Turn the ignition to the ACCESSORY ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ..., wet or upside down. The air is very humid. If so, wait about an hour and try again. If any error oc'cursrepeatedly or if an error cannot be corrected, please contact your dealer. If your radio displays an error number, write it down and provide it to your dealer whenreporting the problem. 3-16
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...hat are set on your system. A " M : Press the bottom of this switch to select the AM, FM1 or FM2 radio ...displayed. If the cassette or CD is playing and this switch is pressed, the cassette or CD will stop playing ... or decrease the volume. PWR: Press the PWR switch to turn the system on and Off. SEEK...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...noise from things like storms and power lines. To lower this noise, try reducing the treble ...sound equipment may interfere with the operationof your vehicle's engine, Delco radio or other systems... C-Quam signals, your stereo indicator light will come on when you are receiving it. Be aware that hearing...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... before you have your tape player serviced. Your tape player should becleaned ... cleaner. This typeof cleaner uses a cassette with a fabric belt which cleans the tape head. This type of...products or fromyour General Motors dealer. Follow the instructions provided with the cleaning cassette. Please note ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...surface of a disc is soiled, dampen a clean, soft cloth in a mild, neutral detergent solution and clean it, wiping from the center to the ... the mast is still tightened to the fender. Cleaning the antenna mast: 1. Turn on the ignition and radio to raise the antenna to full mast extension. 2. Dampen a...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ..., you can easily replace it. See your dealer for a replacement kit and follow the instructions in the kit. 5. Make the antenna go up and down by turning the radio or ignition on and off. 6. Then repeat if necessary. NOTICE: Don't lubricate the power ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    NOTES .- 3-22
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your Pontiac: Buckle up. (See "Safety Belts" in the Index.) Defensive driving really means "be ready for anything." On city ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... affects four things that anyone needs to drive a vehicle: Judgment Muscular Coordination a Vision The obvious way to solve this highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive.But what if people do? How muchis "...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... quickly the person drinks them. But the ability to drive isaected well below a BAC of 0.10 percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many peopleare impaired at a BAC approaching It's ...takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... collision. There's something else about drinking and driving that many people don't know. Medical ... three systems that make your vehicle g~ where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the steering and ... not been drinking. Sometimes, as when you're driving on snow or ice, it's easy to ask ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... tread; and the condition of your brakes. Avoid needless heavybralung. Some people drive in spurts -- heavy acceleration followed by heavy braking -- rather than keeping pace ... If your engine ever stops while you're driving, brake normally but don't pump your brakes....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) Your Pontiac has an advanced electronic braking system that will helpprevent a braking skid. This light on the instrument panel ... is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, the anti-lock brake system warning light will stay on. See ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...brake pedal down and let anti-lock workfor you. You may hear ... traction. When thishappens, the system works thefront brakes and reduces engine power (by shutting ... steer around the obstacle while braking hard. As you brake, your computer keeps... need to get your foot upto the brake pedal. If you get too...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    When the system is on, the TRACTION O W warning light will come on to let you 6 0 w if there's a problem with your traction control To ... the system off, press the TRACTION CONTROL button located on the console next the to gear shift selector. See "Traction Control System Warning Light" in the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... more than even the very best braking. Steering Power Steering If you ... of physics when driving on curves. The traction of the tires against the road surface makes it possible for the vehicle.../h). This is particularly useful when parking your vehicle. Steering Tips Driving on Curves It's important...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... room. That's the time for evasive action -- steering around the problem. Your Pontiac can perform very well in emergencies like these. First apply your brakes. It is ... is a good reason to practice defensive driving at all times and wear safety belts properly. 4-10
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. If the level of the shoulder is only slightly below... APPROX. So here are some tips for passing: "Drive ahead." Look down the road, to the sides, ... turn or an intersection, delayyour pass. A broken center line usually indicates it's right to pass ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    0 Do not get too close to the vehicle you want to pass while you're awaiting ... another opportunity. If other cars are lined up to pass a slow vehicle, wait your turn. But ...Don't overtake a slowly moving vehicle too rapidly. Even though the brake lights are not flashing, it may be slowing down or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...of Control Let's review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and ... trying to steer and constantly seek an escape route or areaof less danger. If you do... material is on the road. For safety, you'll want to slow down and adjust your driving to...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...between you and other vehicles. Slow down, especially on higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. In remote...driving. One reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by or alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, by fatigue. 4-14
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you're driving, don't ... into the approaching lights. Keep your windshield and all the glass on your vehicle clean -- ... eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up farless of a roadway when you are in a t r or curve. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Driving in the Rain Rain and wetroads can mean dnving trouble. On a wet road you can't stop,accelerate ...cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surface may get wet suddenly when ... shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled. Replace your windshield wiper inserts ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Driving too fast through large water puddles or even going through some carwashes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can't, try to slow down before you hit them. 4-17
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... enough and you're going fast enough.When your vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little ... see reflections from trees, telephone poles, or other vehicles, and raindrops "dimple" the water's surface,...distance. And be especially carefial when youpass another vehicle. Allow yourself more clear room ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    City Driving One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You'll want to watch out for what the ...doing and pay attention to traffic signals. Here are ways to increase your safety in city driving: 0 Know the best way to getto where you are going. Get ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...is: Keep up with traffic and keep to the right. Drive at the same speed most of the other drivers are ... If you have a clear view of the freewayas you drive along the entrance ramp, you should begin ...to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... you are going to slower than you actuallyare. Pontiac dealerships all across North America. ...vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread goodenough for to long-distance driving? Are the tires ...can easily drive in. 0 0 Is your vehicle readyfor a long trip? If you keep it serviced ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...to the sides. Check your rearview mirrors and your instruments frequently. Driving on steep hills or mountains is different from driving in flat ... road into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get some exercise, or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on the highway as an emergency. 4-22
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... trips saferand more enjoyable. Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and ... an accident. a You may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a faIIing rocks area, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: Have your Pontiac in good shape for winter. Be ... of reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include a small bag of ... to help provide traction. Be sure you properly secure these items inyour vehicle. 4-24
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can .... It will improve your ability to accelerate when driving on a slippery road. Even though your vehicle has a traction control system, you'll ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Your anti-lock brakes improve your ability to make a hard stop on a slippery .... Even though you have the anti-lock braking system, you'll want ...If you see a patch of ice ahead of you, brake before you are on it. Try not to brake while you're actually on the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... idle. That 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, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...carry. The Tire-Loading Information label found on the rear edge of the driver's door tells you the The other label is the Certification label, found on the rear edge of the driver's door.It tells you the gross weight capacity of your vehicle, called the GVWR (Gross ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Never exceed the GVWR for your vehicle, or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for either the front or rear axle. And, if you do have a heavy load, you should spreadit out. Don't carry more than 176 lbs. (80 kg) in your trunk. 4-29 i
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...it are many time-tested, important trailering tips and safety rules. Many of these are important for your safety and that ... trailer correctly, follow the advice i this part,and see your Pontiac n dealer for important information about towing a trailer with your vehicle. Load-pulling components such...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...you can write us at: Customer Assistance Center Pontiac Division There are many different laws, includingspeed...when towing a trailer. Don't drive faster than the maximum posted speed for trailers (or no more than... wear on your vehicle's parts. One Pontiac Plaza Pontiac, MI 48340-2952 In Canada, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... because it affects the total capacity weight of your vehicle.The capacity weight includes the curb ... information about your vehicle'smaximum load capacity. If you're using a "dead... on the Certification label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... attach chains between your vehicle and your trailer. Cross the safety chains under the... drop to the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch ...brakes? Be sureto read and follow the instructions for thetrailer brakes so you'll be able ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... the trailer. And always keep inmind that the vehicle you are driving is now a good deal longer not ...check thetrailer hitch and platform (and attachments), safety chains, electrical connector, lamps, tires and ... adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start your vehicle and trailer moving and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...trailer bulbs are still working. Your vehicle has bulb warning lights. When you plug a trailer lighting ... you have a trailer lighting system plugged in, be sure to check your vehicle and trailer lamps ... signal flasher and extra wiring. The green arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... are especially importantin trailer operation are automatic transaxle fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, belts, cooling system, and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, and theIndex will help you find them quickly.If ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... Here you'll find whatto do about some problems that can occur on the road. Hazard Warning Flashers Your...They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal ...and off. Your hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your keyis in, and even if the key isn't in...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...result in costly damage to your vehicle that wouldn't be covered by your warranty. m g to start your Pontiac by pushing or pulling i n it won't work, and it could damage your vehicle. Jump ... may want to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to start your Pontiac. But please follow...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    To Jump Start Your Pontiac 1. Check the other vehicle. It must have a 12-volt battery with a negativeground system. 3. Turn off the ... a ground connection you don't want. You wouldn't be able to start your Pontiac, andthe bad grounding could damage the electrical systems. You could ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... . Find the positive (+) and negative (-) terminals on each battery. Check that the jumper cables don't have looseor ... If they do, you could get a shock. The vehicles could bedamaged, too. Before you connect the... or you'll get a short that would damage the battery and maybe other parts, too. 5-4
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... red positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the vehicle with the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal ...18 inches (45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts ...start the vehicle with the dead battery. If it won't start after afew tries, it probably &s service....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    c Towing Your Pontiac DEAD BAlTERY 12. Remove the cables in reverse order to prevent electrical shorting. Take care ... other metal. Try to have a GM dealer or a professional towing service tow your Pontiac. The usual towing equipment is: (A) Sling-type tow truck (B) Wheel-lift (C) Car carrier ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...the hazard warning flashers. When you call, tell the towing service: 0 That, if you have the SSE model, your vehicle cannot betowed from thefront ...0 When the towing service arrives, let the tow operator know that thismanual contains detailed towing instructions and illustrations. The...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... towingservice. Do not use the vehicle's steering column lock for this. The transaxle should be in NEUTRAL (N) and the parking brake released. Don't have your vehicle towed on the ... be damaged. If these limits must be exceeded, then the front wheels have to be supported on a dolly.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... behind the front wheels, on both sides. Across sling chains, position a 4 x 4 wood beam against the bottom of the radiator support behind the front bumper. Attach a separate safety chain around the outboard end of each control arm.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Front Towing Hookups (SSE Only) NOTICE: Do not tow withsling-type equipment or fascidfog lamp damage will occur. Towing a vehicle over rough surfaces could damage a vehicle. .... Additional ramping may be required for the car carrier equipment. Use safety chains and wheel straps.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...MPH and 500 Miles Attach T-hook chains in the slotted holes in the floor pan support rails on both sides, just ahead of the rear wheels. Position the lower sling crossbar directly under the rear bumper. Attach a separate safety chain around the outboard end of each lower control arm. c-11
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Engine Overheating You will find a coolant temperature gage or the warning light about a hot engine on your Pontiac's instrument panel. See "Coolant Temperature ... If you get the overheat warningbut see or hearno steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    .... Cooling System 3. If you're in a traffic jam, shift to NEUTRAL (N); otherwise, shift to the highest gear while driving -AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (@) or DRIVE (D). ...lift the hood, here's what you'll see: Coolant recovery tank 0 Radiator pressure cap Electric engine fans 0 5-13
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...thecooling system. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank boiling, is don't do anything else until... covered by your warranty. If there seems to be no leak with the engine an, check to see if the... overheating, both fans should be running. I they f aren't, your vehicle needs service. 5-14
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't atFULL COLD, add... (preferably distilled) and a proper antifreeze at the coolant recovery tank. (See "Engine Coolant'' in the Index for more information about ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at FULL COLD, start your vehicle. If the overheat warning continues, there's one more thing you can try. You can add the proper coolant mix directly to the radiator but be sure the cooling system is cool before you do it. 5-16
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... Remove the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly to the left until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    I ' 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 5-18
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to 6. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine fans. flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure Be cap. sure the arrows on the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... will pulls thevehicle toward that side. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and grip the steering wheel firmly. Steer tomaintain lane position, then gently brake to a ston well aut of the traffic lane. . , If a tiregoes flat, the next p,ar$shows how to use your jacking equipment to change a ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...an air pressure gage, well as instructions and as special adapters for inflatingthings like an air mattress or a basketball. Some vehicles have an air ... in maintaining proper air pressure for the tires. Theair inflator is located in the trunk. The ONswitch will work even with the ignition off. 5-21
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Changing a Flat Tire Tf a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. T r on your hazard un warning flashers. The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. The equipment you'll need is in the trunk. 5-22
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... cover counterclockwise to remove it, then lift the cover. 2. Remove the spare tire from the trunk. 3. Open the jack storage cover by twisting the knob 1/4 turn counterclockwise. 4. Remove the jack and wheel wrench. 5. Next, remove the wheel or nut cap covers for your particular vehicle. 5-23
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    0 If you have steel wheels with full plastic wheel covers, loosen each nut cap using the wheel wrench. 0 If you have aluminum wheels with nut caps remove them. Note: Nut caps are captured in the cover ana will not remove completely. If your have aluminum wheels and the center cover hides the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    6. Attach the wheel wrench to the jack,and rotate the wrench clockwise to raise the jack head a few inches. 7. Near each wheel well is a notch in the frame into which to put the jack head. The front notch is 10 inches back from the front wheel well. The rear notch is 8 inches forward from therear ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    a i \ A 8. Position the jack and raise the jackhead until it fits firmly on the ridge in the vehicle's frame nearest the flat tire. Do not raise the vehicle yet. Put the compact spare tire near you. 9. Use the wheel wrench to loosen the wheel nuts, but don't remove them. 5-26
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... to off the jack. Be sure fit the fall to jack lift head into the proper location before raising your vehicle. 11. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 10. Raise the vehicle by rotating the wheel wrench clockwise in the jack. Raise vehicle far enough the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    12. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel balts, mounting surfaces and spare whelel.Place the spare on the wheel mounting surface. 13. Replace the wheel nuts with rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Make sure each wheel stud is centered in each wheel hole while tightening the nuts. Tighten ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    15. Tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a criss-cross sequence. 14. Lower the vehicle by rotating the wheel wrench counterclockwise on the jack. Lower the jack completely. 5-29
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    When you reinstall the full size wheel and tire, you install the wheel cover or nut caps at t i point. hs Don't ty to put the wheel cover on the compact spare r tire. It won't fit. %ore the wheel cover in the trunk until you have replaced the compact spare tire with a regular tire. When ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    When re-installing the decorative nut caps on aluminum wheels, tighten the capssnug with the wheel wrench. Then continue tightening 1/4 turn for plastic caps, or 1/8 turn for steel caps. The compact spare is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as soon as ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... Tire Although the compact spare was fully inflated when your vehicle was new,it can lose air after a ... (420 Wa). After installing the compact spare on your vehicle, you should stopas soon aspossible and ... compact spare through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...Snow What you don't want do when your vehicle is stuck is to to spin yourwheels too fast....your transaxle. For information about usingtire chains on your vehicle, see "Tire Chains" in the Index. Rocking ... while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle in gear. If ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    NOTES 5-34
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... and Appearance Care Here you will find information about the care of your Pontiac. This section beginswith service and fuel information, and thenit shows how to... vehicle all GM. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Service Your Pontiac dealer knows your vehicle best and wants you to be happy...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... Work If you want to do some of your own service work, you'll want to get the proper Pontiac Service Manual. It tells you much more about how to service your Pontiac than this manual can. To order the proper service manual,see "Service Publications" in the Index....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... for your engine. You will find the VIN at the left of your instrument top panel. (See ..., constant knock that means you have a problem. What about gasoline withblending materials that contain oxygen (..., there must be "cosolvents" and corrosion preventers in this fuel help avoid these to problems.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... vehicle emissions. Fuel 3808 Supercharged Engine (Code1) The 8thdigit of your vehicle identification number (VIN) shows the codeletter for your engine. You will find the VIN at the top left of your instrument panel. (See "Vehicle Identification Number" in the Index.)...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    .... It’s the heavy, constant knock that means you have a problem. What about gasoline with blending materials that contain oxygen (oxygenates), such ...€ and corrosion preventers i this fuel to help avoid these problems. n MTBE is “methyl tertiary-butyl ether.” Fuel that is no more than 15% MTBE ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ..., ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business in the country where you'll be driving. You can also write us at... us where you're going and give your Vehicle IdentificationNumber (VIN). General Motors Overseas Distribution Corporation North American Export Sales (NAES) 1908 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... a model equipped with the Theft-Deterrent System, the fuel door is locked and unlocked together with the power door locks...you may use the outside door key lock, the inside power door lock button, or the Remote Keyless Entry the key chain transmitter. To unlock fuel door, unlock all is doors. If the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... cap back on, turn it to the right until you hear at least three clicks. I NOTICE: If you need a new cap, be sure to get the right type. Your dealer can get onefor you. If you get the wrong type, it may not or have proper fit venting, and your fuel tank and emissions system might be damaged. 6-8
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    Fuel Door NIanual Release If your vehicle has a fuel door lock, the fuel door can be opened manually in case of an electrical power failure. Checking Things ... Prying on a locked fuel filler door can damage it. Use the remote fuel door manual release located in the trunk.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Then go to the frontof the vehicle and pull up on the underhood release. Lift the hood. Before closing the hood, be sure dl the filler caps are on properly. Then just pull the hood down and close it firmly. Underhood Lamp Your parking lampgor headlamps must be on for the underhood lamp to function...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Engine Accessory Belt 3800 Supercharged (L67) Engine (Option) Your Bonneville may have a 3800 Supercharged engine. The ... the features connected by the belt routing. See "Maintenance Schedule" in the Index for when to check the belt. A. Power Steering B . Alternator D. Crank ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Engine AccessoryBelt coolant pump and air conditioning compressor. Each belt has its own tensioner and idler pulley. See "Maintenance Schedule" in the Index for when to check the accessory drive belts and Supercharger oil level. Have your dealer check the oil levelin ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... must be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. ~ When to Add Oil If the oil is at or below the ADD line, then you'll need to add... use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil touse. For crankcase capacity, see "Capacities and Specifications" in the Index...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    What Kind of Oil to Use Oils of the proper qualityfor your vehicle can be identified by looking ...STARTINB, SELECT THE LOWEST SAL VISCOSITY GRADE OIL FOR THE EXPECTED TEMPERATURE RANGE. HOT WEATHER ...should also usethe proper viscosity oil for your vehicle, as shown in the following chart: M WEATHER ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... is true for your vehicle, then you need to change your oil and filter every 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or... all the requirements your vehicle. for Engine Oil Additives Don't add anything to your oil. Your Pontiac dealer is ready to advise if you think something should be added. Engine Coolant Heater ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... away clothing or rags containingused engine oil. (See the manufacturer's warnings about the use and ... before disposal. Don't ever dispose of oil by putting it in the trash, pouring it on the ground, into ... it to a place that co'llectslased oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    To Check or Replace I. Unscrew the three wing screws in the housing cover and pull back. 2. Unscrew the clamp on the air intake hose where the hose attaches near the top of the engine. Detach the hose, then pull back the rearof the housing cover. If you have the 3800 Supercharged engine, unsnap ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    3. Remove the air filter. 4. Install the air filter carefully and replace the cover tightly. 5. Reattach the air intake hose and tighten the clamp. Unless you are technically qualified and have the proper tools, you should let your dealer ora qualified service center perform this maintenance. 6-18
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...) or every 36 months. 1. Remove the wiring harness shield. 2. Clean the area around the oil fill plug before removing ... it justreaches the bottom of the threads of the inspection hole. 5. Replace the oil plug with the O-ring in place. Torque to 10 Nom (88 lb. in.). 6. Replace wiring harness shield.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... a trailer. How to Check Because this operation canbe a little difficult, you may choose to have this done atyour Pontiac dealer Service Department. If you do ityourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a false reading ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...,because fluid with that label is made especially for your automatic transaxle. Damage caused by fluid other than DEXRON@-111 is not covered by your new vehicle warranty. 0 After adding fluid, recheck the fluid level as described under "How to Check." 0 When the correct fluid level is obtained, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If youhave a problem with engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating" in the Index. The proper co'olantfor your Pontiac will: 0 Give freezing protection down to -34°F (-37°C). Give ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    Adding Coolant To Check Coolant When your engine is cold, the coolant level should be at FULL COLD or a little higher. When your engine is warm, the level should be up to FULL HOT or a little higher. If this light comes on, it means you're lowon engine coolant. 6-23
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... coolantloss and possible engine damage from overheating. Be sure the arrows on the cap line up with the overflow tube on the radiator filler neck. When you ... at the coolant recoverytank. Thermostat Add coolant mix at recovery tank, but be careful not the to spill it. Engine coolant temperature is ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... front of the transaxle dipstick. The power steering fluid reservoir on the L36 engine is located below the alternator and behind the accessory drive belt. What toAdd Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of fluid to use....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...besure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an area ...: When usingconcentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water ... fluid. as Fill your washer fluid tank only 3/4 full when it's very cold...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...goes back up. The other reason is that When your brake fluid falls to a low level, your brake warning light will come on. A chime will sound if you try to drive with this warning light on. See '* ' B System Warning Light" in the Index. 6-27
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...Delco Supreme 11 (GM P r No.1052535). Use new brake fluid from a sealed container ... reservoir cap before removing it. @ Brake Wear Your Pontiac has front disc ... drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can ..., so be careful not to spill brake fluid on your vehicle. If you do...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... brakes don't have wear indicators, if but you ever heara rear brake rubbing noise, have the rear brake linings inspected.Also, ...is a rapid increase in pedal travel. This could be a sign of brake trouble. Battery Every new Pontiac has a Delco Freedom@battery. You never have to add water to one of ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days or more, takeoff the black, negative (-) cable from the battery. ... your battery from running down. Halogen Bulbs Contact your dealer to learn how to prepare your vehicle for longer storage periods. Jump Starting: For instructions, see “Jump Startingମ.
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... bulb assembly 1/6 turn and pull out the bulb assembly. I . Remove the two screws from the top of the headlamp housing. 4. Unclip the bulb assembly from the wiring harness and replace the bulb assembly. 2. kift the entire headlamp housing and tilt it forward. 5. Reverse steps 1-3 to replace the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... to reassemble the taillamp. Fog Lamp Bulb Replacement Tf you have fog lamps, changing your fog lamp bulbs requires proper aiming equipment. See your Pontiac dealer if you have any questions. 1. Pull the windshield wiper arm away from the windshield. !. Lift the release clip with a screwdriver and...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Tires We don't make tires. Your new vehicle comes with high quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. These tires arewarranted by the tire manufacturers and their If warranties are delivered with every new Pontiac. your spare tire is a different brand than your road tires, you will ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... label which is on the rear edge of the driver's door shows the correct inflation pressures for your ...been sitting for at least three hours or driven no more than a mile. - NOTICE: Don't.... Too much flexing i Too much heat ' . . . .> '+ ,% :? . .' ' " Tire overloading Bad wear Bad...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...€ later in this section for more information. The purpose of regularrotation is to achieve more uniform wear for all tires on the vehicle. The first rotation is the most important. See “Scheduled Maintenance Services” inthe Index for scheduled rotation intervals. Don’t include the compact ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...other damage that can't be repaired well because of the sizeor location of the damage. Buying New Tires To find out ..., ride and other thingsduring normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have anall-... rating and construction type (bias, bias-belted or radial) as your original tires. You need ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ..., and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate.... the system developed by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety-Administrationwhich grades tires by treadwear, traction and temperature ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety StandardNo. 109. Grades B and ...levels of performance on the - (P Metric) tires mustconform to Federal safety requirements in addition to these grades. Wheel ...which can sometimes be repaired). See your Pontiac dealer if any of these conditions ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... the right wheel, wheel bolts, and wheel nuts for your Pontiac model. Used Replacement Wheels Tire Chains NOTICE: Use tire ... or with chains onwill damage yourvehicle. NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer/odometer calibration, headlamp aim, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... from a container to clean your Pontiac, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors ..., these will damage your vehicle: Alcohol Laundry Soap Bleach 0 ReducingAgents Cleaning the Inside of Your Pontiac Use a vacuumcleaner often to get rid of dust and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...with just water and mild soap. If you need to use a solvent: 0 Vacuum and brush thearea to remove any loose dirt. Always clean .... 0 Carefully scrape off excess stain. 0 Follow the solvent-type instructions described earlier, a Then dry it immediately with a blow dryer ora heat I Be careful.A blow ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    .... If a stain remains, follow the foam-type instructions described earlier. If an odor lingers ...250 1111) of lukewarm water. If needed, clean lightly with solvent-type cleaner. Cleaning Leather Use .../Leather Cleaner or equivalent product. Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive cleaners, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Care of Safety Belts Keep belts clean and dry. Cleaning the Outside the of Windshield and Wiper Blades If the windshield is not clear...and Glass Glass should be cleaned often. GM Glass Cleaner (GM P r No. 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner at will remove normal tobacco ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    Cleaning the Outside Your Pontiac of The paint finish on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color... Finish Care Occasional waxing or mild polishing of your Pontiac by hand may be necessary to remove residue from the... and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... paint finish looking new by keeping your Pontiac garaged or covered whenever possible. Tires To ... protective coating similar to the painted surface of your vehicle. Don't use strong soaps, chemicals, ...-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...) can occur on the Underbody parts such as fuel lines, kame, floor pan, and exhaust system ...can €dlupon and attack painted surfaces on your vehicle. This damage can take two forms: ... no defect in the paint job causes this, Pontiac will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Appearance Care and Maintenance Materials I You can get these from your GM Parts Department. Spray-A-Squeak Silicone Grease Weatherstrips, Stops squeaks I * Not recommended for pigskin suede leather. Parts Departments for these products. See your General Motors See your Maintenance Schedule ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... options and special equipment. l This is the legal identifier for your Pontiac. It appears on a plate in the front corner of...NOTICE: Don't add anything electrical to your Pontiac unless you check with your dealer ... to add anything electrical to your Pontiac, see "Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... the features and controls governed by each fuse and relay. Headlamp Wiring The headlamp wiring is protected by a circuit breaker in the lamp switch. An electrical overload will cause the lamps to go on and off, or insome cases to remain off. If ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... Sunroof Not Used Power Brakes Seats-Circuit Not Used Not Used Crank Signal-Air Bag-VATS Spare Interior Lamps Ignition (Run), Automatic A/C Control, Base Cluster Courtesy Lamps, Power Mirrors Not Used Not Used Cigarette Light.er Turn ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ..., Transaxle Parking Lamps Not Used Not Used Battery,Radio, Chime, Cluster Ignition (RudCrank), Chime, Cluster Spare Circuitry Position Mirror 3D Heated Not 4D Base 5D 6D 7D Radio 8D... Fog Not Used Cigarette Lighter (Rear) Not Used Ignition (OffAJnlock) Used Not Used Not Used Not ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... these fuses is difficult. We recommend that you see your dealerif you need one replaced. Circuitry Position 1 2 3 4 5 Door Locks Power Lock Antenna, Switch Horns Not Used Cruise Control, Misc. Engine Controls POSITIONS 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Fuel...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...Plate Lamp ...FogLamp ...Trunk Lamp ...Underhood Lamp . . , ... Bulb 9006 9005 2057NA 194 194 2057 1156 194 1141 LAMP MONITOR MESSAGE HEAD LAMP HIGH BEAM LAMP PARK LAMP/TURN SIGNAL PARK LAMP TAIL LAMP BRAKE LAMP TURN SIGNAL LAMP TAIL LAMP BACK UP LAMP BREAK LAMP TAIL LAMP 1156 194 880 93 561 6-53
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Replacement Bulbs Inside Lamps Door Lamps ...Front CourtesylReading Lamps ...Rail CourtesyReading Lamps ...Glove Compartment Lamp ...Visor Vanity Lamp ...Hush Panel (Lower Floor Lighting) ...Ash Tray ... Bulb 74 563 12V 8W Festoon 194 7065 168 161 6-54
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... is used. I f you're not sure, ask your Pontiac dealel: For additional information see your "Warrantyand Owner AssistanceInformation booklet. ... 1 2 ' 0.75 L See Tire-Loading Information labelon driver's door. 100 lb-ft (140 Nam) NOTE: All capacities are approximate. When adding, sure to fill...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    Maintenance Replacement Parts 'I I Air Cleaner Element ...AC Type A--1096C Engine Oil Filter...AC 5 p e PF--47 Fuel Filter ...AC Q p e GF--627 . PCV Valve ...AC Type CV--892CRemote Lock Control Battery (2) ...-2016 Spark Plugs (236) Engine ...AC Qpe--41-606 Gap: 0.060 inch (1.52 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... vehicle in good condition, pleasemaintain your vehicleproperly. This section covers the maintenance required for your Pontiac. Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and emission control performance. H H...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... do to help keep your vehicle in good condition. "Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections"explains important inspections that your Pontiac dealer's service department or another qualified service centershould perform. "Part D: Recommended ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...If you have any questions on how to keep your vehicle in good condition, see your Pontiac dealer. This part tells you the maintenance services you should have done and ... service needs, you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... FilterReplacement Spark PlugReplacement Spark PlugWire Inspection Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection Engine Accessory Drive BeltInspection (or every 24... occurs first) Cooling System Service (or every months, whichever 24 occurs first) Supercharger Oil Check (or every ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...Every 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first) Cooling System Service (or every 24... Oil Check (3.8L Code 1 Engine Only) Air Cleaner Filter Replacement Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection Every 50,000 Miles (83...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...I I 3,000 Miles (5 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). ... recall liability prior to the completion of vehicle useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services beperformed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... (10 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides and underbody contact points and linkage (or every ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Inspect air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty c'onditions.... 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... (35000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 18,000 Miles (30 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...I--1 27,000 Miles (45000) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whicheveroccurs first). An Emission Control Service. Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...(or every6 months. whichever occurs first). 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). 0Drain, ... filter. Replace filter more often underdusty conditions. An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    Maintenance Schedule I 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) (Continued) 33,000 Miles (55 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Sewice. 0Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... (65 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 36,000 Miles (60 000 k t ) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... km) 17 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect air .... An Emission Control Service. 42,000 Miles (70 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...80 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides and underbodycontact points and linkage (or every 6...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable... 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...km) I7 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension ...6 months, whichever occurs first). 17 Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). 0Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...36 months, whichever occurs first). See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in this section. An Emission Control Service. 4 0Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket for anv damage. Replace parts as ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... (110 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 63,000 Miles (105 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shiftlinkage, parking brake cable...0Change engine oil and filter (or evlery 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake ... if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replacefilter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. DATE ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...6 months, whichever occurs first). 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). 0Drain, flush and refill cooling system ...) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... rotation pattern and additional information. 0Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. Replace air cleaner filter. Replace filter more often lander dusty conditions. An Emission Control Sewice. Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for darnage or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service....
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...Miles (165 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. (32 O C ) ... trailer towing. - Uses such as found p:'i:;,. taxi, police or in * delivery service . .'* .::,&l:$.'.r Ifyou do not use your vehicle under any o f these conditions, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parkmg brake cable guides and underbody contact points and ... liability prior to the completion of vehicle useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides ...An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides and underbody contact points and linkage ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... Control Service. 0Replace air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect fuel tank,cap and lines for damage or leaks. Inspect fuel capgasket ... months, whichever occurs first). CI Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides and underbody contact points and ...An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parkmg brake cable ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shft linkage, parking brake cable.guides and underbody contact points and linkage (... found in taxi, police or delivery service. I f you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions,...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    .... An Emission Control Service.? 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). 0Drain, flush and ... An Emission Control Service. 0Replace air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... 500 km) El Change engine oil andfilter (or every 12 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the suspension and steering linkage, transaxle shift linkage, parking brake cable guides and ... 12 months, whichever occurs first). 0Inspect engine accessory drive belt (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). 0Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    MaintenanceSchedule I1 I 97,500 Miles (162 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 90,000 Miles (150 000 km) (... An Emission Control Service. 0Replace air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines. Inspect fuel cap gasket forany damage. Replace parts as ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... terrain. When doing frequent trailer towing. Uses such as found in taxi., police or delivery service. I you do not use y o w vehicle under any of f these conditions, the fluid and filter do not require changirg. I DATE I ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: I 7-36
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... Level Check the windshield washer fluid level the in windshield washer tank and add the proper fluid if necessary. See "... specified on the Tire-Loading Information label located on the rear edge of the driver's door. See "Tires" in the Index for further details. Cassette Deck At Each Fuel ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ..., including those the hood, rear any compartment, glove boxdoor, console door and folding seat hardware.P r D tells you ... to use. at More frequent lubrication may be required when Starter Switch 1. Before you stat, be sure you have enough mom around the vehicle. exposed toa corrosive environment. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...out only in LOCK. 1. Before you start, be sure you have enough room around the vehicle. It should be parked on a level surface. Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle ... necessary). NOTE: Be ready to apply the regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move. 3. With the engine off,...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...set the parking brake. Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Listed below are inspections and services ... at once. To check the parking brake: With the engine running and transaxle in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove ...Now and then, make sureall your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors, anchorages ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... System Inspection Inspect the complete system. Inspect brake lines and hoses for properhookup, binding, ... rotors for surface condition. Also inspect drum brake linings for wear and cracks. Inspect ...more often if your driving habits or conditions result frequent braking. in I . FLUIDLUBRICANT Engine ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... Coolant Supplement Hydraulic Brake System Parking Brake Guides FLUIDLUBRICANT GM Part No. 3634621 or equivalent with a complete flush and refill.... Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 1052535 or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid). @ USAGE Supercharger FLUIDLUBRICANTSupercharger Oil (GM Part No. 12345982). See "...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI Grade 2, Category LB or GC-LB. ~ Hood and Door Engine oil or Lubriplate Lubricant Hinges, Fuel Door Hinge, Rear Compartment Lid Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning (GM Part No. 1050109). Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    Maintenance Record 7-44
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... Pontiac if you need assistance. This section also tells you how to obtain service ... and Pontiac. Normally, any concern with the sales transaction or the operation of your vehicle will be resolved ..., the following steps should be taken: contact the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... and GM Overseas offices. When contacting Pontiac, please remember that your concern will likely .... However, if you wish towrite Pontiac, write to: Customer Assistancefor the Hearing or Speech ...) To assist customers who have hearing difficulties, Pontiac has installed special TDD (Telecommunication ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... vehicle repairsor interpretation of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. To assist in resolving these disagreements Pontiac voluntarily participates in BBB AUTO LINE. BBB AUTO LINE is an ..., or write them at the following address: BBB AUTO LINE Council of Better Business Bureaus 4200 Wilson ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... to resolve the complaint serving as an intermediary between you and Pontiac. If this mediation is unsuccessful, an informal hearing will be scheduled where ... contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety BBB at 1-800-955-5100 or the Pontiac Customer Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424-9393 (or 366-...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    .... Please callus at 1-800-E" CARES, or write: has a safety defect, you should immediately notify Transport Canada,in addition to notifying General Pontiac Division Motors of Canada Limited. You may ... to: Customer Assistance Center One Pontiac Plaza Transport Canada Pontiac, MI 48340-2950 Box ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ..., you are automatically enrolled inthe Pontiac Roadside Assistance Program. This value-added service is intended to provideyou with peace of... making or arrangements to tow your vehicle to the nearest Pontiac dealer. We will provide the following services for 3 years/36,000 miles, at no expense to you...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... past model General Motors vehicles. Toll-free telephone numbers forordering information: Pontiac reserves the right to limit services or reimbursement to an owner or driver when in ...Remember, we're only a phone call away. Pontiac Roadside Assistance-1-800-ROADSIDE or 1-800-762-3743...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    Service Manuals Service manuals contain diagnosis and repair information for all chassis body... perform "do-it-yourself' service. These are . authentic General Motors service manuals meant for professional, ... tools, equipment and safety procedures necessaryto service the vehicle. Since these bulletins ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    NOTES 8-9
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    NOTES
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    NOTES 8-11
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    NOTES 8-12
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... Oil ...Windshield Washer Fluid ...2-33. 6-26 AdjLlstahle Support Seat ...1-2 AirBag ...1-16 How Does it Restrain ...1-20 1 - I8 How it Works ...Location ...1 - 18 Servicing ...1-21 What Makes i t Intlate ...1-1 9 What Will You See After it Intlates ...1-20 When ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ......6-29 Battery Replacement, Remote Keyless Entry ...2-6 Battery Warning Light ...2-63 Battery, Warnings ...5-2, 5-4 BBB Auto Line ...8-3 6- 11 Belt, Engine Accessory ...Belt, Engine Accessory (Supercharged) ...6- 12 Blizzard ...4-26 2-66...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... Cleaning 6-45 Aluminum Wheels ...6-41 Fabric ...Glass ...6-43 Inside of Your Pontiac ...6-40 6-42 Leather ...Outside of Your Pontiac ...6-44 6-4 1 Special Problems ...Stains ...6-41 Tires ...6-45 6-42 Top of the Instrument Panel ...6-42 Vinyl ...Windshield and Wiper...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... Belt, Supercharged ...6- 12 6-22 Engine Coolant ...6-23 Adding ...Checking ...6-23 2-17, 6-... (In Fuel) ...6-5 Exhaust, Engine ...2-28 Expectant Mothers, Use of Safety Belts ...1-22 Extender, Safety Belt ...1-42 F a b r i c Cleaning ...6-41 FillingYourTank ...6-7 Fi 1ter 6-16 Aircleaner ...EngineOil ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...Supercharged Engine ...6-4 6-7 FuelDoorLock ...Fuel Door Manual Release ...6-9 FuelGage ...2-65 Fuel. Filling Your Tank ...6-7 6-6 Fuel. In Foreign Countries ......Control ...2-39 Instrument Panel. Cleaning ...6-42 IfYou're Stuck:. .In. .Sand.. Mud...Ice. .or.Snow...5-33 Ignition Switch ...2-14 9-5
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...On Reminder ...2-38 2-3 1 Lane Change Indicator ...Larger Children. Safety Belt Use ...1-39 2-5 Leaving Your Vehicle ...Leaving Your Vehicle Withthe Engine... LowCoolant ...2-56 Low Washer Fluid Warning ...2-64 Safety Belt Reminder ...1-5. 2-52 4-8 Traction Off Warning ...Lighter ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... Inspections ...7-40 3-20 Power Antenna Mast Care ...Power Door Locks ...2-4 Power Outlet. Accessory ...2-48 Power Remote Control ... ...6-25 Checking ...2-29 Power Windows ...2-15 Power. Retained Accessory ...Pregnancy. Use of Safety Belts ...1-22 Problems on the Road ...5-1 Publications. Service and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...Replacement Parts ...6-56 Replacement. Wheel ...6-38 Replacing Safety Belts ...1-42 Replacing Seat and Restraint ..., Canadian ...8-7 Rocking Your Vehicle ...5-33 Rotation, Tire ...6-35 Safety Belt Extender ...1-42 Safety Belt Reminder Light ...1.5. 2.52 Safety Belts ...1-5 Adults ...1-9 Careof ...6-43...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... Identification Label ...6-48 Service Publications ...8-7 Service Work. Doing Your Own ...6-2 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Pontiac ...1-21 SheetMetal Damage ...6-45 Shift Lever. Console ...2-25 2-24 Shift Lever. Steering Column ...Shifting Into...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...Traction Control System ...4-8 Traction Off Warning Light ...4-32 Trailer Tongue Weight ...Trailer Towing ...4-30 Brakes ...4-33 4-35 Driving on Grades ...Driving with a Trailer ...4-34 Hitches ...4-33 Parking on Hills ...4-36 4-33 Safety Chains ...Total Weight on ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...44 2-65 w a r n i n g Devices ...5-2 . 5-1 Warning Flashers. Hazard ...Warning Lights. Gages and Indicators ...2-51 2-67 Washer Fluid ...Replacement ...6-32 Windshield Wiper. Circuit Breaker ...6-49 2-32 Windshield Wipers ...4-24 Winter Driving ...Wiring. Headlamp ...6-49 . Wrecker Towing ...,, ...5-6...
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville | Owner's Manual - Page 337
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