2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 Owner's Manual

2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 Manual

2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 manual table of contents:

  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2005 Pontiac Montana Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-3 Rear Seats ...1-7 Safety Belts ...1-30 Child Restraints ...1-50 Airbag System ...1-81 Restraint System Check ...1-91 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-9 Windows ...2-23 Theft-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, PONTIAC, the PONTIAC Emblem, and the name MONTANA are registered trademarks; of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...hazard. Please read these cautions. If you do not, you or others could be hurt. You will also fi... a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means "Do Not," "Do Not do this" or "Do Not let this happen." {CAUTION: These mean there is something that could hurt you or other people...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...can damage the vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your vehicle's warranty, and it... help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE... Overview in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators in Section 3 Audio ...
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    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: v
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     NOTES vi
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...44 Rear Seat Passengers ...1-44 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults... LATCH System ...1-64 Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position ...1-65 Securing a Child Restraint... Built-In Child Restraint ...1-69 Front Seats ...1-3 Manual Seats ...1-3 Six-Way Power Seats ...1-4...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... After a Crash ...1-92 Airbag System ...1-81 Where Are the Airbags? ...1-84 When Should an Airbag Inflate? ...1-87 What Makes an Airbag Inflate? ...1-88 How Does an Airbag Restrain? ...1-89 What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates? ...1-89 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-91 1-2
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    Front Seats Manual Seats Use the lever located on the front of the seat to adjust the seat forward or rearward.... you, or make you push a pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver's seat only when the vehicle is not moving. To make sure the seat is locked into place, try to move the seat back...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... of the control up or down to adjust the front portion of the cushion up or down. • Move the rear of the control up or down to adjust the rear portion of the cushion up or down. • Lift up or push down on the whole control to move the entire seat up or down....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...passenger's seat. Press the bottom of the switch to turn the heater on. The indicator light on the switch will be lit. Press the top of the switch to turn the ... will resume operation when the ignition is turned to RUN, unless the switch is manually turned off. To adjust a seatback, pull up on the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... you buckle up, your safety belts can not do their job when you are reclined like this... receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt can not do its job either. In a crash the belt could go... over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Head Restraints Rear Seats Rear Seat Operation The rear seats in your vehicle have levers and straps used to adjust, remove, and reinstall ...the safety belt from dangling and possibly striking something. Do not have the second row outside safety belt stored if someone ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Fold Feature The rear seats in your vehicle can be folded forward. Use this feature ... flat on the seat, by either pulling on the nylon strap on the rear of the seat or lifting up on the lever located ...-In Child Restraint on page 1-69. 3. Release the rear set of hooks from the floor pins by pulling...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... are adjustable. There are two adjustment levers on each section of the split bench seats to adjust the seat forward or rearward. The other lever is located on the rear of the seat. Lift up either lever and slide the seat forward or rearward. Release the lever. Push and pull on the seat to make ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could ... Recliner Lever To fold the seatback forward, pull the nylon strap located on the rear of the seat or lift up on the recliner lever located on the front of the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    To raise a seatback, pull the nylon strap or lift the recliner lever while raising the seatback until it locks upright. Push and pull on the seatback to check that it is locked into place. To recline the seatback, pull the nylon strap or lift the recliner lever. Press back on the seatback until you...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...strap at the center of the base of the seat to release the rear latches from the floor pins. Do not let go of the strap until the seat is folded all the way ... Remove the seat by rocking it slightly forward, then toward the rear of the vehicle and then pulling it out. Repeat these ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... the safety belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted. Make sure the seatback is in the upright position and the ... correctly. Make sure the seat is in the full rear position before beginning this procedure. {CAUTION: A seat that is not locked into place properly can move around in ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... sure the bench seat is angled so that the front hooks clear the floor pins. If the front legs are not attached correctly, the rear legs will not attach to the rear set of floor pins. 1. Squeeze the angled bar toward the solid crossbar while placing the front hooks of ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... by pushing the latch into the buckle until the red center pops out again. If the front latches are not attaching correctly, check that the seat is in the full rear position. Repeat these steps for the other section of the split bench seat. 1-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... of the bucket seats may be equipped with a built-in child restraint. See Built-In Child Restraint on page 1-69. The other lever is located on the rear of the bucket seat. Adjusting the Bucket Seats There are two adjustment levers on each seat to adjust the seat forward or rearward. Lift up either...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could ... Recliner Lever To fold the seatback forward, pull the nylon strap located on the rear of the seat or lift up on the recliner lever located on the front of the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...back of the seat to fold the seatback forward. 2. Slide the seat all the way back by lifting either one of the adjuster levers and sliding the seat fully rearward. 3. From behind the seat, pull the nylon strap, located at the base of the seat, to release the rear latches from the floor pins. 1-18
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...also lift the lever on the side of the seat to release the rear latches from the floor pins. Do not let go of the strap or lever until the seat is folded all ... Remove the seat by rocking it slightly forward, then toward the rear of the vehicle and then pulling it out. This should ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Bucket Seats {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop ... belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted. Don't put the seats in so ... location for the legs to attach correctly. {CAUTION: A seat that is not locked into place properly can ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... onto the rear floor pins by pushing down the rear of the seat. If the front legs are not attached correctly, the rear legs will not attach to the rear set of floor pins. If the front latches are not attaching correctly, check that the seat is in the full rear position. 4. Try to raise the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...One is located below the center, in front of the seat. The other is located across the rear of the seat. Lift up either lever to slide the seat ...or exiting the vehicle. Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Removing the Captain's Chairs 2. The seat can then be lifted off the front floor pins and removed from the vehicle. 1. Pull the nylon strap behind the chair to release the rear hooks from the floor pins. 1-23
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... Captain's Chairs {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden ... belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted. Don't put the seats in so ...location for the legs to attach correctly. {CAUTION: A seat that is not locked into place properly can ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... the correct side of the chairs and the second row captain's chairs are in the full rear position before beginning this procedure. 2. Push the rear of the seat down to lock the rear latches onto the rear set of floor pins. 3. Push and pull on the seat to be...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... up. The seatback has a patch of hook and loop fastener to stow the strap on the rear of the seat when not in use. • From the passenger's side sliding door, pull up on the lever to release the seatback, then push up on the seatback to raise ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... bottom of the seat, remove the seat by rocking it slightly toward the rear of the vehicle and then pulling it out. This should be...release handles to remove the seat, the handles could break, and the repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use the crossbar located at the seat bottom to remove ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...Stowable Seat {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden... on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not properly attached, or twisted... that is not locked into place properly can move around in a collision or sudden stop...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... the stowable seat in so it faces rearward because it will not latch that way. The stowable seat has to ... floor pin diagram. Use the front floor pins of the floor cups and the rear floor cups ...are not attached correctly, the rear legs will not attach to the rear set of floor pins. 2. Firmly push ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. {CAUTION: Do not let anyone ride where ...belts are fastened properly too. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See Safety Belt Reminder Light on page 3-38. In most states and in all Canadian provinces, the...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    You never know if you'll be in a crash. If you do have a crash, you don't know if it will be a bad one. A few crashes are mild, and some crashes can be so serious that even buckled up a person wouldn't survive. But most crashes are in between. In many of them, people who buckle up can survive...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-32
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 1-33
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... You could be - whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. But you can unbuckle a safety belt, ... systems only; so they work with safety belts - not instead of them. Every airbag system ever ...to buckle up to get the most protection. That is true not only in frontal collisions, but especially in ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... which restraint systems your vehicle has. We will start with the driver position. A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you are in an accident - even one that is not your fault - you and your passengers can be hurt. Being a good driver does not protect you from things beyond your control,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here is how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see...Index. 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Do not let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-49. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as much protection this way. 1-38
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle nearest you. A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or fatal injuries. Be sure the belt goes under the armrests. A: The belt is over an armrest. 1-40
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which are not as strong as shoulder bones. You could also severely injure internal organs like your liver or spleen. A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. To move it down,... The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. 1-43
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...just let the belt go back all the way and start again. Rear Seat Passengers It is very important for rear seat passengers...properly, it is more likely that the fetus will not be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. 1-44...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...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 on page 1-49. Make sure the ...Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Do not let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... Children and Small Adults Rear safety belt comfort guides will provide added safety belt...small adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck ... on the shoulder belts. Here is how to install a comfort guide and use the safety belt: 1. Remove ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    2. Place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The guide must be on top of the belt. 1-48
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your ... avoid personal injury, do not let someone else use it, and use it only for the seat it ... just attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. 1-49
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below ... show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear seat. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up, or can be ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting in a second row position, see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults on page .... Here two children are wearing the same belt. The belt can not properly spread the impact forces. In a crash, the two children...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the ... ride in vehicles, they should have the protection provided by appropriate restraints. Young children should not use the vehicle's adult safety belts alone, unless ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby does not weigh much - until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... protection for adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither ...particular restraint should take into consideration not only the child's weight, height and age but also whether or not the restraint will be compatible with the motor vehicle in which it will be used. 1-54
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a ... are still so small that the vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should. Instead, it may...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Child Restraint Systems An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or ... Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these instructions on the restraint...a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a replacement copy from the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...follow the instructions for your child restraint. If yours requires that the top strap be anchored, do not use the restraint unless it is anchored properly. {CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously injured or killed if the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    If the child restraint does not have a top strap, one can be obtained, in... restraints. Ask the child restraint manufacturer whether or not a kit is available. In Canada, the law requires ... restraint itself. Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. 1-60
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Top Strap Anchor Location Third Row An anchor bar for a top strap is located at the rear of the seat cushion for each second and third row outboard seating position, and for the center position of the second row. Second Row 1-61
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Do not secure a child restraint with a top strap in the right front passenger's position ... requires that the top strap be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top ... installation of child restraints easier, does not use the vehicle's safety belts. Instead...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    A. Lower Anchorage B. Lower Anchorage C. Top Tether A. Lower Anchorage B. Lower Anchorage In order to use the LATCH system in your vehicle, you need a child restraint designed for that system. 1-63
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... a LATCH-type child restraint is properly installed using the anchorage points, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1-64
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...If your child restraint does not have the LATCH system, you will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint. Be sure to follow the instructions that ... belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 3. Buckle the belt. Make sure ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 6. Push and pull the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... front seat, you will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with ...belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. {CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    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. Pull the rest of the lap belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-68
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Built-In Child Restraint WARNING! DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY can occur: • Follow all instructions on the child restraint and in the vehicle's owner's manual. 6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... alone. The child should also be at least one year old. It is important to use a rear-facing infant restraint until the child is at least one year old. A rear-facing restraint gives the infant's head, neck and body the support they would need in a crash. See Older Children on page 1-50 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    {CAUTION: Using the vehicle's built-in child restraint as a booster seat for a larger child could cause injury to the child in ...or whose shoulders are above the shoulder belt slots for the harness system should use a restraint system that is appropriate for their size, either an add-on booster seat...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    2. Rotate the head restraint rearward until it touches the top of the seatback. Make sure there is no gap between the lower edge of the head restraint and the top of the seatback. 3. Lower the child restraint cushion. 1-72
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...s harness. WARNING: FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS ON THE USE OF THIS CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM CAN RESULT IN YOUR CHILD STRIKING THE VEHICLE’S INTERIOR DURING A SUDDEN STOP OR CRASH. You ...s harness (A) to secure your child. Do not use the vehicle’s safety belts. SNUGLY ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    4. Before placing the child in the child restraint, add slack to the shoulder harness. Pull the black shoulder harness release strap firmly. At the same time pull both shoulder harness straps through the slots in the seatback as shown. 5. Place the child on the child restraint cushion. 6. Select ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... of any foreign objects that may prevent you from securing the latch plates. If you can not secure a latch plate, see your dealer for service before using the child restraint. 8. Place the other side of the harness over the child's shoulder. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    .... A harness that is loose, twisted, worn improperly or improperly fastened will not be able to restrain the child's upper body. Make sure the harness is adjusted correctly. Fastening the clip is not a substitute for adjusting the harness so that it is snug. 11. Now fasten the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... is snugly adjusted around the child. You should not be able to put more than two fingers ...chest. Make sure the harness and buckle strap are not twisted. 13. Adjust the position of the harness on ... be away from the child's face and neck, but not falling from the child's shoulders. If you expect ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    Removing the Child from the Built-In Child Restraint 2. Unlatch the harness by pushing the button on the buckle. 1. Unfasten the shoulder harness clip. 3. Move one side of the harness off the child's shoulder. 4. Move the other side of the harness off the child's shoulder. 5. Remove the child ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Storing the Built-In Child Restraint Always properly store the built-in child restraint before using the vehicle's lap-shoulder belt. 2. Fold the child restraint cushion and leg rest up into the seatback. 3. Press the child restraint cushion firmly into the seatback. 1. Move both latch plates ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    4. Then press the leg rest firmly into the seatback, and secure it by pressing the upper corners against the fastener strips on the seatback. 5. Rotate the head restraint forward and push it all the way down. Just like the other restraint systems in your vehicle, your built-in child restraint ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... impact airbag for the driver and/or the right front passenger, the words AIR BAG will appear on the airbag covering on the side of the seatback closest to the door. Frontal airbags are designed to help reduce the risk of injury from the force of an inflating frontal airbag. But these airbags must...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... your vehicle. They are not designed to inflate in frontal, in rollover or in rear crashes. Everyone in... should wear a safety belt properly - whether or not there is an airbag for that person. {CAUTION: You can...near frontal crashes. They are not designed to inflate in rollover, rear or low-speed ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... of the vehicle. Front occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door. {CAUTION: Anyone who is up against, or very close to, any airbag when it... lap-shoulder belts offer the best protection for adults, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. Where Are ...? The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-38 for more information. The ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    The right front passenger's frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. If your vehicle has one, the driver's side impact airbag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-85
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...is between an occupant and an airbag, the airbag might not inflate properly or it might force the ...inflating airbag must be kept clear. Do not put anything between an occupant and an... right front passenger's side impact airbag is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. 1-86
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    .... Whether your frontal airbags will or should deploy is not based on how fast your vehicle is traveling. ... vehicle goes straight into a wall that does not move or deform, the threshold level for the reduced deployment ... crash speed than if the object does not deform. • If the vehicle hits a narrow ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...airbags (driver and right front passenger) are not intended to inflate during vehicle rollovers, rear impacts, or in many ... design. Side impact airbags are not designed to inflate in frontal or near-frontal impacts, rollovers or rear impacts, because inflation would not likely help the occupant. A...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... frontal airbags would not help you in many types of collisions, including rollovers, rear impacts, and many side impacts, primarily because an occupant's motion is not toward ... collisions, rollovers, and rear impacts, primarily because an occupant's motion is not toward those airbags. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... as it is safe to do so. If you have breathing problems but can not get out of the vehicle after an airbag inflates, then get fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an airbag deployment, you should seek medical attention. In many ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors ... (The airbag system does not need regular maintenance.) {CAUTION: For up to 10 seconds after the ignition key is turned off and the battery is disconnected, an airbag can ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... safety belt, built-in child restraint or LATCH system was not being used at the time of the collision. If an airbag infl... your vehicle has been in a collision, or if your airbag readiness light stays on after you start your vehicle or while you are driving. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-38.
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...42 Outside Heated Mirrors ...2-43 OnStar® System ...2-43 Keys ...2-3 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry System Operation ...2-5 Doors and Locks ...10 Last Door Closed Locking ...2-11 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-12 Lockout Protection ...2-12 Dual Sliding ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... and Controls Vehicle Personalization ...2-57 Entering Programming Mode ...2-58 Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting ...2-58 Automatic Door Locks ...2-59 Last Door Locking and Lockout Deterrent ...2-60 Remote Driver Unlock Control ...2-61 Remote Lock and ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... could be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. Your vehicle's key can be used for the ignition as well as the driver's door lock and storage compartments. If you need a new key, contact your dealer, who can obtain ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...Any new PASS-Key® III key must be programmed before it will start your vehicle. See PASS-... 2-28 for more information on programming your new key. Remote Keyless Entry System Your keyless ... void authorization to use this equipment. Notice: If you ever lock your keys in your vehicle, you may have to ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...and unlock your doors and the liftgate from about 3 feet (1 m) up to 30 feet (9 m) away using the remote keyless... you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. UNLOCK: ... remote keyless entry transmitter, only the driver's door will unlock. If you press UNLOCK ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... that has a van symbol on it. Press it to open or close the sliding door. See Power Sliding ...van symbol on the left is for the driver’s side sliding door and the van symbol on the right is for the passengerମ., then press the van symbol to open the power sliding door(s). The parking lamps will flash...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... Power Sliding Door (PSD) on page 2-16. If your vehicle's fuel filler door is opened, the driver's side power sliding door will not open completely. Do not try to force the door. Once the fuel filler door is closed, the driver's side sliding door can be...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... can tell the battery is weak if the transmitter will not work at the normal range in any location. If... change the battery. Notice: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch any of the circuitry. Static ... Gently pry the battery out of the transmitter. Do not use the metal flanges to pop out ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...vehicle. From the outside, use your key or the remote keyless entry transmitter. To unlock the driver's door ... the driver's door from the outside with your key, insert the key and turn it toward the rear ... to lock all of the doors when you insert the key and turn it toward the rear of the vehicle....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Power Door Locks From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To unlock either front door from the inside, pull back on the manual lever. To lock either front door ... content theft-deterrent system, the power door lock switch will not unlock the doors until the system is disarmed. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... liftgate has been unlocked with the power door locks, you will not need the key to open it. Squeeze the handle located above the license plate to open...second time immediately. If any door or the liftgate is open when locking the vehicle, three chimes will be heard signaling that last ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... is open when you use the power door locks to lock the vehicle, the sliding door that is open will not lock. Normally the last door closed locking feature will be used to lock.... If the driver's door is open while the keys are in the ignition, a chime will sound and you will not be able...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    Dual Sliding Doors To open either sliding door from outside the vehicle, pull the handle out and then pull the door toward the rear. If you slide the door all the way... is designed to open only a little if the fuel door is open. If this ever happens, don't try to force the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    {CAUTION: If your vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut be sure to hold it open until everyone is clear of the door, and...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...while the sliding door security lock is in use. If you want to open the sliding door while the security lock is on...you don't, adults or older children who ride in the rear won't be able to open the sliding door from the inside while the security lock feature is in use. Canceling the Sliding Door...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... vehicle has this feature, you can open and close the sliding door(s) using the switches inside of ... See Remote Keyless Entry System on page 2-4. To open or close the sliding door(s), press and release one ... operate the power sliding door. A child or others could be injured. Do not leave children or ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... override switch(es) will also stop the door(s) immediately, while the door(s) is opening or closing, when the override switch(es) ... The transaxle does not have to be in PARK (P) to close the door(s). If the power sliding door(s) is open or in the process of closing when you shift out of PARK (P), a ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... be injured. Always make sure the power sliding door is closed and latched before you drive ... side sliding door is designed to open only a little if the fuel door is open. If this ever happens, do not try to force the ... off, pull the inside or outside handle and let go. The door will open fully. 2-18
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...way back. {CAUTION: If your vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut, turn on the power sliding door feature. Then if the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... sliding door switch(es) to open the power sliding door. 8. Open the door all of the way. 9. Wait five ... 9 again. If the door still does not operate correctly, see your dealer for service. • A...to be sure the power sliding door is unlocked and securely closed. 2. Turn the ignition key to OFF. 2-20
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... located above the license plate. Once slightly opened, the liftgate will rise by itself. Lamps in the rear of the vehicle will come on, illuminating the...40. Notice: If you open the liftgate without checking for overhead obstructions such as a garage door, you could break the liftgate glass. Always ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... liftgate open, even slightly. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-40. A message in your instrument panel cluster will warn you if the liftgate is not completely closed. See Rear Hatch Ajar Warning Message on page 3-50. 2-22
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Windows {CAUTION: Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Power Windows If your vehicle has power windows, the switches on the driver's door armrest control the front windows when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY or when Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is active. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-31. The driver's power window switch has two...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... switch, located in the overhead console switchbank, is used for opening and closing the power rear quarter windows. Sun Visors.... Pull down the sun visor to access the vanity mirror. Lighted Vanity Mirror Your vehicle may have a lighted vanity mirror. Pull down the sun visor and flip up the cover ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... on page 2-57. When the security light flashes quickly the system is ready to arm with the power door lock switches. Then the security light will stop flashing and stay ... is arming. After all doors and the liftgate are closed and locked, the security light will begin flashing at...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...entry transmitter to lock the doors, if the key is not in the ignition. The security light will turn on to let ...system will arm when you use your key to lock the driver's door. The security light will turn... will disarm when you use your key to unlock the driver's door. The security light will stop...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... delivered to the engine. Anyone using a trial-and-error method to start the vehicle will be discouraged because of the high number of electrical key codes. If the engine does not start and the security message comes on, the key may have a damaged ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    If the engine still does not start, and the key appears to be undamaged, try another ignition key. At this ... the instrument panel PASS KEY fuse. If the engine still does not start with the other key, your vehicle needs service. If your vehicle does start, the first key may be faulty. See your dealer...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... long run if you follow these guidelines: Ignition Positions With the key in the ignition, you can turn it to five different positions. • Do not drive at any one... first 500 miles (805 km). Do not make full-throttle starts. • Avoid making hard stops for the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... for up to 10 minutes after the ignition key is turned to OFF unless a door is opened. Notice: Using a tool to force the key from the ignition switch could ... instrument panel warning lights. E (START): This position starts the engine. When the engine starts, release the ignition key. The ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... or damaging your starter. 2. If the engine does not start in 10 seconds, push the accelerator pedal ... it does, let go of the key. 3. If your engine still will not start, or starts but then ... extra gasoline from the engine. If the engine still will not start, or starts briefly but then stops again, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... 110-volt AC outlet. If the cord will not reach, use a heavy-duty three-prong extension ...locks your front wheels. It is the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle ... can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. As you step on the brake pedal while in PARK (P), ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...(N): In this position, your engine does not connect with the wheels. To restart when you are already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. Also, ... get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Do not leave your vehicle when the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... NEUTRAL (N) with the engine racing may damage the transaxle. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Be sure the engine is not racing when shifting ... the next gear and have more power. Notice: If your vehicle seems to start up rather slowly or not shift gears when you go faster, and you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... SECOND (2). Notice: If your vehicle seems to start up rather slowly, or if it seems not to shift gears as you go faster, something...only the accelerator pedal may damage the transaxle. If you are stuck, do not spin the tires. When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place. 2-36
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...panel on the driver's side of the vehicle. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See ...System Warning Light on page 3-39. To release the parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal ... is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. To set the parking...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle ...it up as far as it will go. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. ... you can leave your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is in PARK (P)....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... brake pedal down but still cannot shift out of PARK (P), do the following: 1. Turn the ignition key to the OFF position. 2. Apply and hold the brake until the end of Step 4. 3. Shift the transaxle to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the engine and then shift to the gear you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... driving over high points on the road or over road debris. • Repairs were not done correctly. • Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly. If ... burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass or other things that can ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Do not leave your vehicle when .... You or others could be injured. To be sure your vehicle will not move, even when you are on fairly level ground, always set ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror The manual rearview mirror can be adjusted for day or night driving by pushing or pulling ... feature is particularly useful in automatic car washes. Outside Power Mirrors The control located on the driver's door operates both outside rearview mirrors. Outside Convex ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...window defogger is turned on. See "Rear Window Defogger" in Climate Control System on page 3-26. OnStar® Services For new vehicles ...cation of Airbag Deployment • Emergency Services • Roadside Assistance • Stolen Vehicle Tracking • AccidentAssist • Remote Door Unlock/Vehicle Alert • ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... a way to replace up to three hand−held transmitters used to activate devices such as gate operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems and home lighting. Additional HomeLink information can be found on the internet ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...of the radio frequency. Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter Do not use the HomeLink® Transmitter with any garage door opener that does not have the "stop and reverse" feature. This includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... completed. Some entry gates and garage door openers may require you to substitute Step ...to complete the programming of a rolling-code equipped device (most commonly, a garage door opener). 6. Locate in... second time, and depending on the brand of the garage door opener (or other rolling code device), ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... has been successfully accepted by HomeLink®. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly... buttons until the indicator light begins to flash, after 20 seconds. Do not hold ... desired HomeLink® button. Do not release the button. 2. The indicator light will begin to flash after ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... outside buttons for about 20 seconds until the indicator light begins to flash. 2. Continue to hold both buttons until the HomeLink® indicator light turns off. 3. Release both buttons. For questions or ... door has a detent to prevent the door from lowering too far. Open the glove box until the...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... Storage compartments. See Storage Areas on page 2-48. • Garage door opener compartment. See "Garage Door Opener Compartment" following. • OnStar® System buttons. See OnStar® System ... the HomeLink® transmitter buttons, they will take the place of the garage door opener compartment. 2-49
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... Compartment You can store your garage door opener in the rear compartment of your overhead ... position. To install your garage door opener, follow these instructions: 1. Open the compartment by pressing the ... fastener and press it firmly to the back of your garage door opener. 3. Line up the button ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Front Seat Storage Net 5. Add one peg at a time until your garage door opener operates with the compartment door closed when you press on it. There may be a storage net that stretches between the front seats. Pull the hooks towards the passenger's seat and insert them into ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Luggage Carrier {CAUTION: If you try to carry something on top of your vehicle that is longer or wider than the luggage carrier - like paneling, plywood, a mattress and so forth - the wind can catch it as you drive along. This can cause you to lose control. What you are carrying could be ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...that weighs more than 150 lbs (68 kg) or hangs over the rear or sides of the vehicle may damage your vehicle. Load cargo so... small loads, like grocery bags, from falling over. Install the convenience net at the rear of your vehicle, inside the liftgate. To use the convenience net, do the following: ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...on the floor of your vehicle, as far forward as you can. When not in use, it is recommended that you take down the convenience net to ...to help retain its elasticity, and to keep the rear exit clear. 2-54 To open, pull up on the door latch located in the front of the convenience center. The cover has...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...Stowable Seat on page 1-26 for more information. If the stowable seat is not in the vehicle with the convenience center, the convenience center will not be locked into the correct position in the vehicle. 2. Make sure that the convenience center is closed. 3. Lift the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... Slide the convenience center in and align it so that the forks, located on the bottom rear of the convenience center, slide into the seat anchors. 6. Press down on... kg). Notice: Overloading your vehicle may cause damage. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not overload your vehicle. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Remote Closed Driver's Locking/ Door Lockout Unlock Deterrent Control X - X X X X Number of chimes sounded 2 3 4 Delayed Illumination/ Automatic Exit Door Locks Lighting X X X X X X Remote Lock/Unlock Confirmation - - X Content Theft - - X ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...Mode 1: Both Features Off. The interior lamps will turn on or off at the same instant that a door is opened or closed. Mode 2: Delayed Illumination Only. The interior lamps will stay ... are closed, or until you lock the doors. Mode 3: Exit Lighting Only. The interior lamps will come on whenever...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... hear. The number of chimes indicates the vehicle's current programmed mode. If you do not ...following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your vehicle. Automatic Door .... You will always need to lock your doors manually before driving to increase occupant ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... the remote keyless entry transmitter. Mode 2: Lockout Deterrent Only. If you leave your key in the ignition with the driver's door open, you will not be able to lock the doors with the power door locks. Mode 3: Last Door Closed Locking Only. If ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for Entering Programming Mode on page 2-58. 2. Press UNLOCK on the power door lock switch. 3. Count the number of chimes you hear. The number of chimes indicates the vehicle's current programmed mode. If you do not wish to change ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... hear. The number of chimes indicates the vehicle's current programmed mode. If you do not ... can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature ... or operate your optional power sliding door(s), your parking lamps will flash to let ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your vehicle. • When you use ...hear. The number of chimes indicates the vehicle's current programmed mode. If you do not ... 2 and Mode 4: Feature On. If anyone opens a door or the liftgate while your content ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... the number of chimes you hear. The number of chimes indicates the vehicle's current programmed mode. If you do not wish to change the ... or the content theft-deterrent system will not arm. • The system will disarm when you unlock the doors with your key or remote keyless entry transmitter. 2-64
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    .... 2. Insert your spare key fully into any door key cylinder and turn it to the unlock position. This step is necessary to prevent ... feature to Mode 2. Do not program this feature to Mode 2 without first reading Mode 2 entirely. The door key cylinder must remain in the unlock position during Steps 2 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... button until you hear the number of chimes corresponding to the mode selection you want. 7. Remove your key from the door key cylinder. The mode you selected is now .... Exiting Programming Mode To exit programming mode, turn the key from ACCESSORY to OFF and put the BCM PRGRM fuse ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...3 Instrument Panel Entry Lighting ...3-18 Delayed Lighting ...3-19 Exit Lighting ...3-19 Front Reading ... Control System ...3-26 Outlet Adjustment ...3-28 Rear Climate Control System (Without Entertainment System)...16 Fog Lamps ...3-17 Instrument Panel Brightness ...3-17 Interior Lamps Control ...3-17 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...Your Cassette Tape Player ...3-116 Care of Your CDs and DVDs ...3-118 Care of Your CD and DVD Player ...3-118 Fixed Mast Antenna ...Light ...3-39 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-40 Traction Control System ... Highbeam On Light ...3-44 Fuel Gage ...3-45 Message Center ...3-45 Service Traction...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
     NOTES 3-3
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... Controls on page 3-115. O. Climate Controls. See Climate Control System on page 3-26. P. Rear Fan Controls. See Rear Climate Control System (Without Entertainment System) on page 3-29 or Rear Climate Control System (With Entertainment System) on page 3-31. Q. Cupholder...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    .... They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and... steering column. Your hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key is not in. Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever The lever on the left side of the steering column includes the following: • G Turn and Lane-Change Signals. See Turn and Lane-Change Signals on page 3-8. • 2 Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer. See Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer on page 3-9. • Flash-to-Pass. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... than normal, a signal bulb may be burned out and other drivers will not see your turn signal. If a bulb is burned out, ... arrows do not go on at all when you signal a turn, check for burned-out bulbs and...Signal On Chime To signal a lane change, just raise or lower the lever until the arrow starts ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... toward you and release it. When the high beams are on, this light on the instrument panel cluster will also be on. Windshield ... wiping cycle. Hold it there until the wipers start. Then let go. The wipers will stop ... you switch to high beams. Using your high beams in fog is not recommended. HIGH: ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... the band is turned toward LOW, the shorter the delay will be. Use this setting for light rain or snow. Remember that damaged wiper blades may prevent you from seeing well ... you had selected earlier. {CAUTION: In freezing weather, do not use your washer until the windshield is warmed. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... Washer/Wiper If your vehicle has a rear window wiper, the switch is located in the instrument panel ... press the top of the switch. To wash and wipe the rear window, press the washer symbol on the top of... one washer fluid reservoir for the front and rear windshield wipers. See Windshield Washer Fluid...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...help on long trips. Cruise control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph ...you leave your cruise control on when you are not using cruise, you might hit ... safely at a steady speed. So, do not use your cruise control on winding ...and you could lose control. Do not use cruise control on slippery roads...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...release the switch or apply the brake. So unless you want to go faster, do not hold the switch at R/A. Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control To increase ... then you apply the brake. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control. But you do not need to reset it. Once you are going about 25...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and do not use cruise control on steep hills. • Press the ... off the pedal, your vehicle will slow down to the cruise control speed you set earlier. • Step lightly on the brake pedal. • Move the cruise switch to OFF. Erasing Speed...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... Turning the control to this setting turns on the headlamps, together with the previously listed lamps and lights. Lamps on Reminder If the driver's door is opened and you turn the ignition to OFF or LOCK while leaving the lamps on, you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... first sold in Canada. A light sensor on top of the instrument panel makes the DRL work, so be sure it is not covered. The DRL system ... one minute for the automatic headlamp system to change to DRL if it is light outside. During that delay, your instrument panel cluster may not be as bright as usual...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...Press the fog lamp symbol on the switch to turn on the lamps. At night, when the light sensor automatically turns on your headlamps, the fog lamps... lamps control. Turn the thumbwheel to the right to brighten the lights, or to the left to dim them. Interior Lamps Control The indicator light will be ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... interior lamps to come on while any door is open. Entry Lighting With entry lighting, the interior of your vehicle is illuminated so that... switch. • Press LOCK on the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, entry lighting is cancelled. The interior lamps will stay on while any ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, exit lighting is cancelled. The interior lamps will stay on while any ...transmitter. • Lock all doors using the power door lock switch or the key. To turn the delayed lighting feature off or...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...the button next to the lamp lens. Rear reading lamps will not turn on if the interior lamps override switch is ... will come on each time you open a door, unless you turn on the interior lamps override feature. ..., and does not have a switch. The cargo lamp will come on each time you open a door, unless ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. • Turn the interior lamps thumbwheel all the way to the right, then slightly back to the left. • Open a closed door, or close and reopen a door. If your vehicle has less than 15 miles (25 km) on the odometer, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    .... The URPA display is located inside the vehicle, near the rear window. It has three color-coded lights used to provide distance and system information to the ...: • Interior Lamps Override. See Interior Lamp Override on page 3-18. • Power Sliding Door(s)/Override Switch(es). See ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... and they could be injured or killed. Whether or not you are using rear park assist, always check carefully... switch located in the overhead console switchbank. While the system is disabled, an indicator light will be lit on the switch. You will not see any lights on the rear display if the switch is ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... 3 mph (5 km/h), the red light will flash to remind you that the system does not work at speed greater than ...in 1 ft Metric 1.5 m 1.0 m 0.5 m 0.3 m When the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly The light may flash red when the vehicle is in REVERSE (R) if the ultrasonic sensors are not kept clean...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...down to use the accessory power outlet. When not in use, keep the cover on. The rear accessory power outlet is located .... Push down the tab to secure the cover. When not in use, always cover the rear accessory power outlet with the protective cap. Certain electrical accessories may not be compatible...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...most of the air to the floor outlets. Use this mode to send air to the rear of the vehicle. Keep the area... airflow to the rear of the vehicle. The right knob can also be used to select defog... throughout your vehicle. When this mode is on, an indicator light in the button will come on to let you know...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... Press this button to turn the recirculation mode on or off. When the button is pressed, an indicator light will come on. The air-conditioning compressor also comes on. The recirculation mode can be used with vent and bi-level modes, but it cannot be used with...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... the defrost mode. Do not drive the vehicle until all the windows are clear. Notice: Don't use anything sharp on the inside of the rear window. If you do, you.... < REAR: Press this button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... on the instrument panel switchbank. Use this knob to adjust the fan speed for the rear seat passengers.... behind the driver's seat. A rear seat passenger can use these controls to personally ... on the switchbank must be turned to R (Rear) to allow the rear seat passengers to use the controls located ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... conditioning and the floor outlets are used for heating. If a rear seat passenger is adjusting ... area. Turn the fan knob on either rear fan control to 0 or OFF to turn off... be on to direct cooled air to the rear of the vehicle. If it is not on, the temperature in the rear of the vehicle will remain...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... located behind the front seats. A rear seat passenger can use these controls to personally adjust ... located on the control panel in the rear seating area. If this fan knob is not in R when the FAN or TEMP ... show DISABLED. To direct the airflow to the rear seating area, use the right knob located on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...must be on to direct cooled air to the rear of the vehicle. If it is not on, the temperature in the rear of the vehicle will remain... the temperature, press the TEMP button on the rear control panel. Use the left arrow button... the air cooler. Use the right arrow button to make the air warmer. Rear Air...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ...remove the second, reach in and slide it toward the opening. Pull the second filter out. 4. Replace ...same direction on both filters. For the type of filter to use, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. 5. Close the inner access door, while squeezing the tab. Be sure it is tightly ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... also save you or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As .... Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    .... You'll know how fast you're going, how much fuel you're using, and many other things you'll need to drive safely and economically. The indicator warning lights and gages are explained on the following pages. United States version shown, Canada similar 3-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... zero and a label must be put on the driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer... seconds. Each of the two trip odometers can be used to keep track of different trip distances, ...miles (kilometers) driven even if they are not currently displayed. To reset the odometer to zero,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... last turned on and you began driving. If you use the retro-active reset feature after you have started the vehicle, but before you begin moving, the display ... example, if you have driven 5.0 miles (8.0 km) since you started your vehicle, and then activate the retro-active reset...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    Safety Belt Reminder Light When the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will come on for several ...properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. Airbag Readiness Light There is an airbag ...electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then, have ... you if there is a problem. This light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If ... light will come on when you set your parking brake. The light will stay on if your parking brake ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... anti-lock brake system warning light should come on for a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN. Traction Control System (... brakes. The anti-lock brake system warning light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then, have it fixed...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...affected by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning light will come on. If ... 5-25. Malfunction Indicator Lamp Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check ... or check engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... keep driving your vehicle with this light on, after awhile, your emission controls may not work as well...is working, when the ignition is on and the engine is not running. If the light does not come on, have it .... Turn the key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... once the engine is warmed up.) This will be detected by the system and cause the light to turn on. If you experience one or more of these ..., change the fuel brand you use. It will require at least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. If none of the above steps have made the light ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... to know in order to help your vehicle pass an inspection: Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or check engine light is on or not working properly. Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the OBD (on-board diagnostic) ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... owners ask about. All these things are normal and do not indicate that anything is wrong with the fuel gage. • At the gas ...gage pointer may move while cornering, braking or speeding up. United States Canada • The gage may not indicate empty when the ignition is turned off. When the indicator ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ..., there may be a problem with your traction control system. Your vehicle may need service. When this message is displayed, the traction control system will not limit wheel spin... limiting wheel spin. • If there's a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...Overheating on page 5-25. It will remain on as long as the engine is not running. It should go out once ...while you are driving, you may have a problem with the charging system. It could indicate that you ... with a generator drive belt, or another electrical problem. Have it checked right away. Driving...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... pressure message lets you know when you may have a problem with your engine oil pressure. When the engine is running and ... engine oil maintenance may damage the engine. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...power sliding door is not completely closed and the ignition is turned to RUN or START. If ... out of PARK (P) while the power sliding door is open or in the process of closing, and the power ..., a buzzer will sound. This is a warning that the power sliding door is not completely closed. United States ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... Canada United States Canada This message will come on when the ignition is turned to RUN or START and the driver's or passenger's door is open. It may also come on if a sliding door is not in the fully latched position. This message will come on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...be able to restart your engine if you turn it off. Your PASS-Key® III system, however, is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by the PASS-Key® III system at this time. See PASS-Key® III on page 2-28 for ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    Driver Information Center (DIC) MODE: Press this button to cycle through three modes of operation - off, compass/temperature and trip computer mode. Off: No driver information is displayed in this mode of operation. Compass/Temperature Mode: One of eight compass readings and the outside ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ..., which eliminates the need to manually set the compass. When the vehicle is new, the calibration process may not be complete. In these cases the calibration symbol C will be ... erratic and the calibration symbol does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... that can be traveled with the remaining fuel. The fuel economy used to calculate range is based on the last few hours ...Fuel Used): This shows the accumulated fuel used since the last reset. AVG SPEED (Average Speed): This...reset can only be done in AVG ECON, FUEL USED and AVG SPEED displays. AVG ECON,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...(s) Notice: Before adding any sound equipment to your vehicle, like a tape player, CB radio, mobile telephone, or two-way radio, make sure that ...buttons at the same time until UPDATED appears on the display. If the time is not available from the station, NO UPDATE will appear on the display. RDS time...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    .... With RDS, the radio can do the following: XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite radio service ... includes song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ service. For more information, contact XM™ at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-852-XMXM (9696). ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... push the RCL knob to change what appears on the display while using RDS. The display options are station, RDS station frequency,...volume level should always sound the same to you as you drive. If you do not want to use SCV, select OFF. Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... BASS, MID, or TREB appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the tone control can be adjusted. Turn the SELECT ... settings, can be programmed, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Use the TONE button and the SELECT knob to create the equalization....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... either SEEK arrow once. If the PTY is not displayed, press either SEEK arrow ... BAL appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the speakers can be adjusted. Turn ... appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the speakers can be adjusted. Turn ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...switch to other stations. This function does not apply for XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Setting Preset PTYs (RDS... announcement. Alert announcements cannot be turned off. ALERT! will not be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. 3-60
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... appear on the display. If the brackets are on the display and TRAF is not, press the TRAF button to remove the brackets or use the TUNE knob or the SEEK ... and the brackets are displayed. This function does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Radio Messages CALIBRATE: The ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    .... This message should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned channel ...XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/Feature not available Song/Program Title not ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...Display Message No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked Condition Category Name not available No Text/Informational message available No channel available ... GM dealer. If this message does not clear within a short period of time,... ID label (channel 0) Radio ID not known (should only be if hardware...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... off and the ignition on, it will start to play. If the ignition or radio is turned off with a CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start playing where ...and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. Do not add paper ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    If either arrow is held or pressed more than once, the player will continue moving backward or forward through the CD. CD Messages.... • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. If the CD is not playing correctly, for any other reason, try a...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    .... With RDS, the radio can do the following: XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite radio service ... includes song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ service. For more information, contact XM™ at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-852-XMXM (9696). ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... and the time. When the ignition is off, push this knob to display the time. For RDS, push the RCL knob to change what appears on the display while using RDS. The display options are station name, RDS station frequency, PTY, and the name of the program (if available). For XM™ (if equipped), push ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... BASS, MID, or TREB appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the tone control can be adjusted. Turn the SELECT ... settings can be programmed, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Use the TONE button and the SELECT knob to create the equalization....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... either SEEK arrow once. If the PTY is not displayed, press either SEEK arrow ... BAL appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the speakers can be adjusted. Turn ... appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the speakers can be adjusted. Turn ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... and hold BAND again for two seconds. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. This function does not apply for XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Setting Preset PTYs (RDS Only) These pushbuttons have factory PTY presets. Up to ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (... display and TRAF is not, press the TRAF button to remove the brackets or use the TUNE knob or... are displayed. This function does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Radio Messages ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    .... This message should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned channel ...XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/Feature not available Song/Program Title not ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...Display Message No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked Condition Category Name not available No Text/Informational message available No channel available ... GM dealer. If this message does not clear within a short period of time,... ID label (channel 0) Radio ID not known (should only be if hardware...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...is turned off with a CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or the radio is turned on, the CD will start playing, ... appear on the display, as each new track starts to play. The CD player can play the smaller 3... ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. Do not add ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... button is pressed first. Using an MP3 CD MP3 Format This MP3 player will accept MP3 fi... and album will be available when recorded using ID3 tags versions 1 and 2. The player will be able to read and...files and folders or playlists may cause the player to be unable to play up to the maximum number ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... playlists, 10 sessions, and 255 files the player will let you access and navigate up... no compressed files directly beneath them, the player will advance to the next folder in the file structure ... directory. When play enters a new folder, the display will not automatically show the new folder name ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... turned off with a CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or the radio is turned on, the CD will start playing, ...appear on the display, as each new track starts to play. The CD player can play the smaller ...Do not add paper labels to CDs, they could get caught in the CD player....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... hear a beep and DISC RANDOM will appear on the display. This feature will not work with playlists. When in random, pressing and releasing either SEEK ... mode will take you to the previous folder and random the tracks in that folder. This function will not work on a CD that does not contain folders or...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    Press the up arrow to go to the start of the next track. Press the down arrow to go to the start of the previous track. Pressing either arrow for more than two seconds will search the previous or next tracks at two tracks per second. Release the button to stop searching and to play the track. TUNE: ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... the display flashes. The selected display will now be the default. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. If the CD is not playing correctly, for any other reason, try a known good CD. If ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    SCV (Speed-Compensated Volume): With SCV, the audio system adjusts automatically to make up for road and wind noise as you drive by increasing the volume as vehicle speed increases. Set the volume at the desired level. Press this button to select MIN, MED or MAX. Each higher setting will provide ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the tone control can be adjusted..... EQ 5 has been programmed at the factory for use with talk radio, but it can be set ... appears on the display. The SELECT LED indicator will light to show that the balance can be adjusted. Turn ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS, the radio can ... and the PTY is displayed, press either SEEK arrow once. If the PTY is not displayed, press either SEEK arrow twice to display the PTY and ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... to stations with a stronger frequency. To turn alternate frequency off, press and hold BAND again for two seconds. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. Setting Preset PTYs These buttons have factory PTY presets. Up to 12 PTYs (six FM1 and six FM2), can be...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (Information): ... the display and TRAF is not, press the TRAF button to remove the brackets or use the TUNE knob or the SEEK arrows to go to a station that supports traffic announcements. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... to your GM dealer for service. Cassette tape adapter kits for portable CD players will work in the... longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with the tape visible ...the tape may not be in squarely. Press the eject button to remove the tape and start over. If...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... when the tape is tight and the player cannot turn the tape hubs. Remove the tape. Hold the tape with the open end down and try to ... not turn easily, the tape may be damaged and should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure the player is working properly. BROKEN TAPE: This message is ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...Your Cassette Tape Player on page 3-116 If the cassette tape is not playing correctly... off with the CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start playing... new track starts to play, the track number will appear on the display. The CD player can...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... inside the radio for future listening. w SEEK x: Press the down arrow to go to the start of the current track if more than eight seconds have played. Press... next track. If either arrow is held or pressed more than once, the player will continue moving backward or forward through the CD. Z (Eject):...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...• There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. If the CD is not playing correctly, for any other reason, ... it down and provide it to your GM dealer when reporting the problem. Radio Data System (RDS) The audio system has a ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...ashes. The selected display will now be the default. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite radio ... includes song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ service. For more information, contact XM™ at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-852-XMXM (9696)....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    AUTO VOL (Automatic Volume): With automatic volume, the audio system adjusts automatically to make up for road and wind noise as you drive. Set the volume at the desired level. Press this button to select MIN, MED, or MAX. Each higher setting will allow for more volume compensation at faster ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... designed for country, jazz, talk, pop, rock, and classical. To return to the manual mode, press the AUTO EQ button until CUSTOM appears on the display. Then manually adjust the bass, midrange, and treble using the AUDIO knob. Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... the PTY is displayed, press either SEEK arrow once. If the PTY is not displayed, press either SEEK arrow twice to display the PTY and ...on, the radio will search for stations with the selected PTY and traffic announcements. To use the PTY interrupt feature, press and hold the P-TYPE button until you...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... seconds. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. This function does not apply for XM™ Satellite Radio Service. 3. Turn the P-TYPE knob... affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. Setting ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...on the display and TRAF is not, press the TRAF button to remove the brackets or use the TUNE knob or the SEEK arrows to go to a station that supports traffic announcements. ... the brackets are displayed. This function does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Radio Messages CAL ERR...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    .... This message should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned channel ...XM Acquiring channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/Feature not available Song/Program Title not ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...Display Message No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked Condition Category Name not available No Text/Informational message available No channel available ... GM dealer. If this message does not clear within a short period of time,... ID label (channel 0) Radio ID not known (should only be if hardware...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... turned off, with a CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD will start playing ...label side up. The player will pull the CD in. 4. Once the CD is loaded, the light will begin flashing ...each CD. The CD player takes up to six CDs. Do not try to load ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... a CD(s). You will hear a beep and the indicator light will flash to let you know when a CD is ... the CD is not removed, after 25 seconds, the CD will be automatically pulled back into the player. If ... timer will reset at each press of eject, causing the player to not eject the CD until the 25-second ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... appears on the display and you hear a beep. Use this feature to listen to 10 seconds of the first ... section. sSEEK t: Press the left arrow to go to the start of the current track, if more than ten...arrow is held or pressed more than once, the player will continue moving backward or forward through ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on and load it with at least one CD. ... more information. 2. Check to see that the CD changer is not in song list mode. S-LIST should not... list, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on. 2. Press the SONG LIST button to turn song...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... the entire song list, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on. 2. Press the SONG LIST button to turn song list on. S-.... • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. If the CD is not playing correctly, for any other reason, try ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...works with the vehicle's audio system and includes a DVD player, a video display screen, headphones,... range. To use the headphones, turn the switch located on the left side to ON. An indicator light located on the right side will illuminate. If the light does not illuminate, the batteries may need...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    If the channel switch, located on the right side, is on A, the headphones will play the DVD or auxiliary device. See "Stereo RCA Jacks" later in...Battery Replacement To change the batteries, do the following: 1. Slide open the battery door located on the left side of the headphones. 2. Replace the...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...a DVD, insert the DVD into the DVD player. The system will automatically switch to DVD and start to play. To switch between the auxiliary device and... when the front audio system is being used and the rear seat audio system is off. Sound from the DVD player or an auxiliary device can be heard through ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... as desired. When the video screen is not in use, push it up into its locked position. If a DVD is playing and the screen is raised to its locked position, the screen will shut off, but the DVD will continue to play through the previously selected audio source. Notice: ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... player. Home recorded CDs (CDRs) may not play in this DVD player. Try the audio system CD player... slot until it stops. The DVD player will continue loading the disc and the player will automatically start. If a disc is already in the player, press the play/pause button on the DVD player faceplate or...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... refer to the on-screen instructions. Ejecting a Disc Press the stop/eject button on the DVD player once ...disc. If a disc is ejected from the player, but not removed, the DVD player will reload the disc ... button on the DVD player. To resume playback, press the play/pause button. The movie will start ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... arrow is released. These buttons may not work when the DVD is playing the copyright information or the previews. ... auxiliary device, connected to the RCA jacks, and the DVD player. Pressing this button has no ... press and hold this button for three seconds or more, the DVD player will turn off. 3-110
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...radios, mobile fax, or walkie talkies. It may be necessary to turn off the DVD player when operating one of these devices in or near the vehicle. *Excludes the OnStar® System. Cleaning the DVD Player When cleaning the outside DVD faceplate and buttons, use only a clean cloth dampened with ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... front passengers are already listening to the radio, the RSA will not switch between the bands and cannot ...power is turned on. VOL (Volume): Press this knob lightly so it extends. Turn the knob to increase ...back into it's stored position when you are not using it. The upper knob controls the upper ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... feature allows rear seat passengers to listen to and control any of the sources: radio, CDs, DVD, and auxiliary device. However, the rear seat passengers can only... on channel B. You will not be able to listen to XM, on channel B, if you are listening to a DVD or an auxiliary device on...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... passengers are listening to a CD. CD TAPE: Press this button to switch between playing a CD, a DVD, or an auxiliary device when the headphones are on channel B. If one of the devices are not loaded, the system will skip over the device when this...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). If the radio is moved to a different vehicle, it will not operate and LOCKED will appear on the display. With THEFTLOCK® activated, the radio will not operate if stolen. PRESET: Press this button to play the stations that are ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... indicate interference. Care of Your Cassette Tape Player A tape player that is not cleaned regularly can cause ...they aren't, they may not operate properly or may cause failure of the tape player. Your tape ... PLAYER to indicate that you have used your tape player for 50 hours without resetting the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ..., dry-type cleaning cassette is not recommended. After you clean the player, press and hold ... eject button for five seconds to reset the CLEAN PLAYER indicator. The radio will display --- to show the indicator was ... cassette tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. 3-117
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...to the fender. If tightening is required, tighten by hand, then with a wrench one quarter turn. Care of Your CD and DVD Player The use of CD lens cleaners for CDs is not advised, due to the risk of contaminating the lens of the CD optics with lubricants ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4-2 Drunken Driving ...4-2 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...4-5 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Braking in Emergencies ...4-7 Traction Control System (TCS) ...4-8 Steering...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your ... they might do. Be ready for their mistakes. Rear-end collisions are about the most preventable of accidents. ...-related deaths have been associated with the use of alcohol, with more than 300,000 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends... The amount of food that is consumed before and during drinking • The length of time it has taken the drinker to consume the alcohol According to...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... number of cold showers will speed that up. "I will be careful" is not the right answer. What if there is an emergency, ... street? A person with even a moderate BAC might not be able to react quickly enough to avoid the... and driving that many people do not know. Medical research shows that alcohol ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... if you drive after drinking. Please do not drink and drive or ride with a driver who ...or if you are with a group, designate a driver who will not drink. Braking action involves perception time and ...than keeping pace with traffic. This is a mistake. Your brakes may not have time to cool between hard ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... skid. If your vehicle has anti-lock brakes, this warning light on the instrument panel will come on briefly when you start your vehicle. Let us say the ... to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each wheel. When you start your engine, or when you begin to ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...steer around the obstacle while braking hard. Remember: Anti-lock does not change the time you ... vehicle in front of you, you will not have time to apply your brakes if that vehicle suddenly... though you have anti-lock brakes. Using Anti-Lock Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down fi...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    If you do not have anti-lock, use a "squeeze" braking technique. This will give you maximum braking while ... Service Traction System Warning Message on page 3-46. When this warning message is on, the TRAC OFF light will come on to remind you that the system will not limit wheel spin. Adjust your ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not functioning, you can steer but it ...traction active message will go off, but the system will not turn off until there is no longer ...current need to limit wheel spin. The TRAC OFF light will come on to remind you the system is off. You...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in... you cannot; there is not room. That is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your ... can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Off-Road Recovery You may find that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. An emergency like this requires close attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway ... is coming up, start to accelerate but stay in the right lane and do not get too ...If the way is clear to pass, you will have a running start that more than makes up for the distance you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...the next vehicle. • Do not overtake a slowly moving vehicle too rapidly. Even though the brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. • If you are being passed, make it easy for the following driver to get ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... could cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface is slippery until your vehicle... remember: It helps avoid only the braking skid. If you do not have anti-lock... reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-14
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are... moving; that way, it is easier to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should ... night blindness - the inability to see in dim light - and are not even aware of it. • Slow down,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...show signs of streaking or missing areas on the windshield, or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet... wise to go slower and be cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surface may get wet...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But...to slow down when it is raining. {CAUTION: Wet brakes can cause accidents. They will not work as well in a... a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...Flowing Water Some Other Rainy Weather Tips • Turn on your low-beam headlamps - not just your parking lamps - to help make you more visible to others.... If this happens, you and other vehicle occupants could drown. Do not ignore police warning signs, and otherwise be very cautious about trying ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... traffic light is there because the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move... both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just before you leave the ..., glance quickly over your shoulder to make sure there is not another vehicle in your blind spot. Mile for ... in advance. If you miss your exit, do not, under any circumstances, stop and back up. ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... ready. Try to be well rested. If you must start when you are not fresh - such as after a day's work - do not ... and maintained, it is ready to go. If it needs service, have it done before starting out. Of course, you will find experienced and able service experts in GM dealerships all across ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...against the vehicle that can make you sleepy. Do not let it happen to you! If it does, your ...Make sure your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. • Keep your eyes moving. Scan the road ... get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... they would not work well. You would then have poor braking or even ...{CAUTION: If you do not shift down, your brakes could get so ... they would not work well. You would then have poor braking or even ... see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: • Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. • You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your vehicle. Also see Tires on page 5-52. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You ...See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 4-8. If you do not have a traction system, accelerate gently. Try not to break the fragile traction. If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...-lock, see Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) on page 4-6. This system improves your ... you have the anti-lock braking system or not, you will want to begin stopping... have anti-lock, if you brake so hard that your wheels stop... before you are on it. Try not to brake while you are actually on the ice, and avoid...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... you and kill you. You cannot see it or smell it, so you might not know it is in your vehicle. Clear away snow from around the base of...is blocking your exhaust pipe. And check around again from time to time to be sure snow does not collect there. Open a window just a little on the side of the vehicle...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel... you are stuck, spin the wheels as little as possible. Do not spin the wheels above 35 mph (55 km...you will need to spin the wheels, but you do not want to spin your wheels too fast. The...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle is in gear. By slowly spinning your ... that may free your vehicle. If that does not get you out after a few tries, ... the Certification/Tire label. {CAUTION: Do not load your vehicle any heavier than the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for the front and rear axle. See "Certification/Tire Label" ... Information label is attached to the center pillar (B-pillar). With the driver's door open, you will find the label attached below the door lock post (striker). The tire and loading information ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity ..., the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    Example 2 Item A B C Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 2 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 5 = Available Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 750 lbs (340 kg) 250 lbs (113 kg) Item A B C Example 3 Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 3 = Subtract Occupant ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...Canada similar The Certification/Tire label is found on the rear edge of the driver's door. The label shows the gross weight capacity of your vehicle. This is called the Gross Vehicle ...the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, and cargo. Do not load your vehicle any heavier than the Gross...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... Overloading your vehicle may cause damage. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not ... that some of them are above the tops of the seats. • Do not leave an unsecured child restraint in your vehicle....the vehicle, secure it whenever you can. • Do not leave a seat folded down unless you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...a dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position ... period of time, your vehicle needs service. Using heavier suspension components to get added durability might not change your weight ratings. Ask your ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    Towing a Trailer {CAUTION: If you do not use the correct equipment and drive properly,...For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well - or even at all. You...in costly repairs that would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the instructions in this section and check ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... trailering information or advice, or you can write us at: Pontiac - GMC Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ... police. • Consider using a sway control. See "Hitches" later in this section. • Do not tow a ...50 mph (80 km/h) and do not make starts at full throttle. This helps your engine ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...10 percent to 15 percent of the total loaded trailer weight (B). Do not exceed the maximum allowable tongue weight for your vehicle. ...will find these numbers on the Certification/Tire label at the rear edge of the driver's door, or see Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-29. Then be sure you do not go...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    .... Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you will be able to install,... may have anti-lock brakes, do not try to tap into your .... If you do, both brake systems will not work well, or at all. • Will you ... remove the hitch. If you do not seal them, deadly carbon monoxide ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ..., and make necessary repairs before starting on your trip. • Keep the rear-most windows closed. • ... deal longer and not nearly as responsive as your vehicle is by itself. Before you start, check all ... and mirror adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start your vehicle and trailer moving ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ..., make wider turns than normal. Do this so your trailer will not strike soft shoulders, curbs, road signs, trees or other ...you may think drivers behind you are seeing your signal when they are not. It is important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still working. Backing Up Hold ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... shift to a lower gear before you start down a long or steep downgrade. If you do not shift down, you might have to use your brakes so much that they would get ... rig on a hill, do the following: 1. Apply your regular brakes, but do not shift into PARK (P) yet. 2. Have ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... belts, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index ... bolts are tight. • Start your engine. • Shift into a gear. • Release the parking brake. 2. Let ... has a trailer wiring harness located at the rear of your vehicle. To use the trailer wiring harness ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 326
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  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...Service and Appearance Care Power Steering Fluid ...5-32 Windshield Washer Fluid ...5-34 Brakes ...5-35 Battery ...5-38 Jump Starting ...5-39 Bulb Replacement ...5-44 Halogen Bulbs ...5-44 Headlamps ...5-44 Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...cation ...5-91 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-91 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-91 Electrical System ...5-92 ...Care ...5-83 Fabric/Carpet ...5-83 Vinyl ...5-85 Leather ...5-85 Instrument Panel ...5-85 Interior Plastic Components ...5-85 Child Restraint Pad ...5-85 Glass Surfaces...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... you to be happy with it. We hope you will go to your dealer for all your service needs. You will get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to keep your GM vehicle all GM. Genuine GM parts have one of these ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... of your own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service your vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-11. Your vehicle has an airbag system...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    .... A little pinging noise when you accelerate or drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is necessary. If you are using 87 octane or higher-octane fuel and hear heavy knocking, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... meet California specifications. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California emissions ... determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered by your warranty. ... clean. If your vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, try ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... was not designed for fuel that contains methanol. Do not use fuel containing methanol. It can corrode ...fuel contains MMT. General Motors does not recommend the use of such gasolines. Fuels containing MMT ...on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by your warranty. To...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are refueling. Do not smoke if you... is located behind a hinged fuel door on the driver's side of the vehicle. When the fuel door is opened on a vehicle with dual sliding doors, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... Indicator Lamp on page 3-41. {CAUTION: If a fire starts while you are refueling, do not remove the nozzle. Shut off the flow of .... If you get the wrong type, it may not fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... Contact should be maintained until the filling is complete. • Do not smoke while pumping gasoline. {CAUTION: An ... fan under the hood can start up and injure you even when the engine is not running. Keep ... engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 1. Pull the hood release handle, located under the instrument panel on the driver's...may be hot due to increased engine temperatures under the hood, so be careful when handling it. Use your hood prop sleeve when handling the hood prop. 5. Put the end...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    Engine Compartment Overview When you lift the hood, here is what you will see: 5-12
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... on page 5-96. B. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting on page 5-39. C. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See "... to drain back into the oil pan. If you do not do this, the oil dipstick might not show the actual level. 2. Pull out the dipstick and clean it with a paper towel or cloth, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For ... the dipstick all the way back in when you are through. What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Look for two things: Notice: Do not add too much oil. If your engine has so much oil ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...SAE 5W-30 is best for your vehicle. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use other viscosity oils such as SAE 20W-50.... (API). You should look for this information on the oil container, and use only those oils that are identified as meeting GM ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by... engine revolutions and engine temperature, and not on mileage. Based on driving conditions, the mileage at... best conditions, the oil life system may not indicate that an oil change is necessary for over a...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... Turn the key to OFF. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. ... you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station... could even cause cancer. Do not let used oil stay on your skin ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... air cleaner/filter, remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. ... can cause you or others to be burned. The air cleaner not only cleans the air; it helps to stop flame if the engine backfires. If it is not there and the engine backfires, you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... may choose to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a.... • Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... place. Keep the engine running. • With the parking brake applied, place the shift lever in PARK (P). • With your foot on the brake pedal, move the shift lever through each gear range, ... toward the back of the engine compartment, next to the brake master cylinder reservoir. The dipstick handle ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...the dipstick hole to bring it to the proper level. It does not take much fluid, generally less than 1 pint (0.5 L). Do not overfill. Notice: Use of automatic transaxle fluid labeled ... vehicle, and the damages may not be covered by your warranty. Always use automatic transaxle fluid...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page ... DEX-COOL® coolant which will not damage aluminum parts. If you use this coolant mixture, you do... occurs first. Any repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always use DEX-COOL® (...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Notice: If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost would not be covered by your warranty. Too much water in... on location. Notice: If you use the proper coolant, you do not have to add extra inhibitors or additives which claim to...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... the proper DEX-COOL® coolant mixture at the coolant recovery tank, but be careful not to spill it. {CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot ...glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. Occasionally check the coolant level in the...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... burn you badly, even if you just open the hood. Stay away from the engine if you see ... is no sign of steam or coolant before you open the hood. CAUTION: (Continued) Notice: If your engine ... vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. See Overheated Engine ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can ... Operating Mode" later in this section. You may decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away.... slower for about 10 minutes. If the warning does not come back on, you can drive normally....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...will see: {CAUTION: An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, clothing and tools... the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, do not do anything else until it cools down. The ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Do not touch them. If you do, you can be ... overheating, both fans should be running. If they are not, your vehicle needs service. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you have not found a problem yet, but the coolant level is not at or ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... too hot but you would not get the overheat warning. Your engine ... the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. If ..., heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant... tank is at or above the FULL COLD mark, start your vehicle. Steam and scalding...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when... hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. Do not press down while turning the pressure cap. If you hear a hiss...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    3. After the engine cools, open the coolant air bleed valves. There are two bleed valves. One is located on the thermostat ... bypass tube. 5. Rinse or wipe any spilled coolant from the engine and the compartment. 6. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the arrows on the pressure cap line up with the vent tube. Power Steering Fluid See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... to Check Power Steering Fluid It is not necessary to regularly check power steering fluid unless ... noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. ... power steering fluid, do the following: 1. Turn the key off and let the engine compartment cool...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...that has sufficient protection against freezing. Notice: • When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... brake fluid falls to a low level, your brake warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-39. There are only two reasons why the brake fluid level in the ... a leak means that sooner or later your brakes will not work well, or will not work at all. 5-35
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...Do not let someone put in the wrong kind of fluid. • If you spill brake ... finish can be damaged. Be careful not to spill brake fluid on your vehicle. If... kind of fluid in your brake system, your brakes may not work well... not even work at all. This could cause a crash. Always use the proper brake...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    Brake Wear Your vehicle has front disc brakes and may have rear drum brakes or rear disc brakes. Disc brake pads have ... pedal firmly. Some driving conditions or climates may cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something is wrong with your ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... parts. If you do not, your brakes may no longer work ...your vehicle, the balance between your front and rear brakes can change - for the worse.... in the wrong replacement brake parts. Vehicle Storage If you are not going to drive ... hurt if you are not careful. See Jump Starting on page 5-39 for tips ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... damage to your vehicle that would not be covered by your warranty. Trying to start your vehicle by ...do not want. You would not be able to start your vehicle, and the bad grounding ... vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...other accessories on during the jump starting procedure, they could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by ...on each vehicle. You will not need to access your battery for jump starting. Your vehicle has ...{CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...doing this, and some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You do not need to add water to ..., add water to take care of that first. If you do not, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid that...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it will not start after a few tries, it probably needs service. Notice: If the jumper cables are removed in the wrong order, electrical shorting may occur ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    To disconnect the jumper cables from both vehicles, do the following: 1. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle that had the dead battery. 2. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle with the good battery. 3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... Bulbs on page 5-50. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your ...could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 4. Unscrew the black retainer ...connector by lifting up the blue tabs and pulling the bulb out. Headlamps 1. Open the hood....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... and into the electrical connector. 8. Tighten the black retainer ring in place. Push the bulb firmly enough so that the blue tabs hook over the tab on the ... the bulb assembly back into the lamp housing. Be careful not to damage the bulb on the headlamp aiming bar. 5-45
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps 1. Open the hood. 10. Align the pins on the bottom of the headlamp assembly with the holes in the lamp support bracket. 11. Reinstall the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly. See Front Turn Signal, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...away from the vehicle. Front Sidemarker Lamp 4. Unscrew the bulb socket from the lamp assembly by pressing the tab while turning it counterclockwise. 5. Replace the bulb by pulling the old one out and gently ... with the gaps in the socket holes and screw the bulb socket back into the lamp housing ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps 1. Open the liftgate. 2. Remove the two screws from the taillamp housing on the inboard side....locator/retaining pins on the outboard side are part of the lamp assembly and will not be removed during this procedure. 7. Line up and insert the tabs on...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... pulling the holder away from the assembly. 5. Replace the bulb by pulling the old bulb out and gently ... sure all retaining tabs are properly over the bulb holder tabs. 7. Reinstall the taillamp assembly ... until the lamp is seated. 8. Secure with the inboard screws. A. Taillamp Bulb B. Back-up Lamp ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... (Bottom) Turn Signal Lamps (2nd from Top) Bulb Number 3156 194 4157 NAK 9004-...are removed in different ways. For proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on ...windshield wiper arm away from the windshield or backglass. For replacement bulbs not listed here, consult your dealer...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    4. While holding the wiper arm away from the glass, push the release clip from under the blade. 5. Push the release clip at the connecting point of the blade and the arm up. Then pull the blade assembly down toward the glass to remove it from the wiper arm. 6. Push the new wiper blade securely on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For...to the tire manufacturer's booklet included with your vehicle's Owner's Manual. {CAUTION: Poorly maintained and improperly used tires are dangerous. • Overloading your...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. 5-53 Passenger (P-Metric) Tire ... tire size is a combination of letters and numbers used to define a particular tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... maximum pressure needed to support that load. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary use tire or compact spare ... 3,000 miles (5 000 km) and should not be driven at speeds over 65 mph (... and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for temporary use only...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... or bias ply construction; and the letter B means belted-bias ply construction. (E) Rim Diameter: Diameter of the wheel in inches. (F) Service Description: These characters represent the load range and speed rating of the tire. The load index ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... always face outward when mounted on a vehicle. KiloPascal (kPa): The metric unit for air pressure. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load Index: An assigned number ranging from 1 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...of the tire. Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles. Recommended Inflation Pressure:...the beads are laid at 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire beads ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... of air pressure to operate effectively. Notice: Do not let anyone tell you that under-in�. vehicle’s center pillar (B-pillar), below the driver’s door latch. This label shows your vehicle’s ... label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support your vehicle’s maximum load carrying ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You cannot tell if your tires are properly inflated simply ... The first rotation is the most important. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. When rotating your tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown here. 5-59
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    Do not include the compact spare tire in your tire rotation. After the tires have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire and Loading ... the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel to do this; but be sure ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... If you ever replace your tires with those not having a TPC Spec number, make sure they...(radial and bias-belted tires), the vehicle may not handle properly, and you could have a crash. Using tires of different.... {CAUTION: If you use bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges could develop...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... snow tires, space-saver or temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 10 to 12... tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these grades,...this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... test wheel than the minimum required by law. Warning: The temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded. Excessive speed, underinflation, or excessive loading, either separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...wheel nuts on your vehicle can be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose ...wheel bolts and wheel nuts for replacement. Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    Used Replacement Wheels Tire Chains Notice: Use tire chains only where legal and only .... Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer’s instructions. If you can hear the chains contacting ... chains on will damage your vehicle. {CAUTION: Putting a used wheel on your vehicle is dangerous. You canମ.
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... or others could be injured. Be sure to read the inflator instructions, and inflate any object only to its recommended pressure. To use your accessory ...to the outlet. 6. Press the accessory inflator switch. The light in the switch will come on to show the system is working. There may...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    If the accessory inflator system does not turn on or the light does not come on, the fuse may be blown or ... shut off after about 10 minutes. The light in the switch will blink. After about one minute you can use the system again. Press the switch and the indicator light will come on. After running ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... to maintain lane position, and then gently brake to a stop well out of the traffic lane. A rear blowout, particularly on a curve, acts much like a skid and may require the same correction you'd use in a skid. In any rear blowout, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... to remain in the vehicle. To be even more certain the vehicle will not move, you should put blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away ... opposite end of the vehicle. When you have a flat tire, use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of wheel...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... Tire and Tools The tools you will need are located in the storage compartment at the rear of the vehicle, on the passenger's side. To remove the tools, do the following: 1. .... A. B. C. D. Jack Strap Bracket Wing Nut E. Jacking Instructions F. Bag and Tools G. Tire Bag and Cable 3. Remove the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    The tools you will be using include the jack (A), extension (B) and folding wrench (C). The compact spare tire is located under the rear of the vehicle. See Compact Spare Tire on page...and insert the chisel end on an angle through the hole in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. A....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    The hoist is used to store a full-size or a flat road tire under the vehicle. See Storing a Flat ... Tools on page 5-80. If the compact spare tire will not lower, check under the vehicle to see if the ...remove the compact spare tire from the cable, so it can be pulled up through the wheel opening. 5-72
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... each turn. For wheels with a wheel lock key, use the wheel lock key between the lock nut and folding wrench. The key is supplied in the front passenger door pocket. If your vehicle ... the wheel nuts, you could damage the lock nut or wheel lock key. Do not use an impact wrench to remove the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... raising your vehicle on a jack, avoid contact with the rear axle control arms. 2. Near each wheel... injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: Raising your ... proper location before raising the vehicle. 3. Do not raise the vehicle yet. Put the compact ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... any rust or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if you need to, to get all the rust or dirt off. 7. Remove any rust ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    {CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. 8. Install the compact spare tire and put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...in a crisscross sequence, as shown. Notice: Wheel covers will not fit on your compact spare. If you try to ... you could damage the cover or the spare. 11. Do not try to put a wheel cover on the compact spare tire. It will not fit. Store the wheel cover securely in the rear of the vehicle until you ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ...or Spare Tire and Tools on page 5-80 for instructions on storing the spare or flat tire correctly. {CAUTION: ... spare. {CAUTION: Before beginning this procedure read all the instructions. Failure to read and follow the ... and others could get hurt. Read and follow the instructions listed below. 5-78
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... latch, do the following: 1. Place the jack under the vehicle, ahead of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack under the...and jack. Have the hoist assembly inspected as soon as you can. You will not be able to store a spare or flat tire using the hoist assembly until it has been ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools {CAUTION: The underbody-mounted spare tire needs to be stored with the valve stem pointing down. If the spare tire is stored with the valve stem pointing upwards, its secondary latch won't work properly and the spare tire could loosen and suddenly fall from...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    1. Lay the tire near the rear of the vehicle with the valve stem down. 2. Remove the small center cap... cable retainer through the center of the wheel and start to raise the tire. Make sure the retainer ..., turn the tire so the valve is towards the rear of the vehicle. This will help when you check and ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ..., do not take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails....maybe other parts of your vehicle. Do not use the compact spare on other vehicles..... Notice: Tire chains will not fit your compact spare. Using them can damage ... can damage the chains too. Do not use tire chains on your compact...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... the vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. Always open the doors or windows of the vehicle when cleaning the inside. Never use these to clean the vehicle: Do not use any of these products unless this manual says you can. In many ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ...removed with club soda water. To clean, use the following instructions: 1. For liquids: blot with a clean, soft,... soda water instructions given earlier in this section. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains ... blood can be removed using the club soda water instructions given earlier in this section....
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ... and shoe polish will stain if they are not removed quickly. Use a clean cloth and vinyl cleaner. See your dealer for this product. Interior Plastic Components Use only a mild soap and water... soap and wipe dry with a soft cloth. Then, let the leather dry naturally. Do not use heat to dry. •...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... they may be severely weakened. In a crash, they might not be able to provide adequate protection. Clean the ...sun. Use a car washing soap. Do not use strong soaps or chemical detergents. Be sure to ...Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials on page 5-90. Do not use cleaning agents that are petroleum based, or...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-86...., and Wiper Blades If the windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer, or if the wiper...cleaning liquid. The windshield is clean if beads do not form when you rinse it with water. Grime from ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... wheels is similar to the painted surface of the vehicle. Do not use strong soaps, chemicals, abrasive polishes... them because the surface could be damaged. Do not use chrome polish on aluminum wheels. ... damage the wheels. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use chrome polish on chrome ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... stiff brush with tire cleaner. Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on the underbody. If these are not removed, corrosion and rust can develop ...car washing system can do this for you. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... swirl marks, fine Swirl Remover Polish scratches, and other light surface contamination. Removes light scratches Cleaner Wax and protects finish. Cleans, shines, and Foaming Tire ... foaming shampoo. Cleans and Wash Wax Concentrate lightly waxes. Biodegradable and phosphate free. Quickly ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... engine, specifications and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You will... also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates ...information Production options and special equipment Be sure that this label is not removed from the vehicle. 5-91
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and Other Power ... load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed. Headlamp Wiring The headlamp wiring is protected by an...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... size and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and do not have a spare fuse, you can borrow one that ... Fuse Block The instrument panel fuse block is located to the right of the glove box on the end of the instrument panel. Pull the door open to access the instrument panel fuse block. 5-93
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... Control Module, Switch and CRUISE Release Switch Blank Not Used Powertrain Control Module (PCM), PCM/CRANK Ignition Crank PASS KEY PASS-Key® III System PWR LOCK Power Door Locks HTD MIRROR Heated Mirrors RH T/LP Not Used RR FOG LP Not Used CIGAR/DIC/ ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... Daytime Running Lamp Control Module Not Used Rear Window Defogger Relay, Heated ... Valve, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Not Used ELC Air Compressor and ... Driver Module, Instrument Panel Cluster, Rear Side Door Actuator Control Module,.../Washer and Multifunction Switch (Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch) Not Used ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... Usage BCM PRGRAM BCM Programming RH HEAD Not Used LP LOW RH HEAD Not Used LP HIGH IGN MAIN Relay and PCM, PCM/ABS Electronic Brake Control... and Instrument Panel Dimmer Switch Power Sliding Door Front Power Windows Six-Way Power Seats and Rear Side Door Actuator Motor Blower Motor Hi Speed...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    Fuse 6 7 8 Fuse 1 2 3 Usage Coolant Fans Not Used Circuit Breakers: Front Comfort Controls Hi ... Seat and Power Sliding Door. Fuses (Instrument Panel): Electronic Level Control and Rear Defogger, Trailer, ...Used Not Used Ignition Control Module (ICM) Not Used Transaxle Range Switch to Back-up Lamps 5-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... Display, Heater A/C Control, Radio, Rear (LH and RH) Side Door Actuator Control Motor...Fuel Pump Relay Powertrain Control Module Not Used Fog Lamp Relay Horn ...40 § Relay 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Usage Not Used AIR Mini Fuse Puller ...Fan 1, Left Fan 2 A/C Clutch Fuel Pump Not Used Horn Left Fog Lamp,...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ...L Application Air Conditioning Refrigerant R134a Front A/C Front and Rear A/C Automatic Transaxle Cooling System With A/C 9.6 quarts 9.1 L With ... approximate. When adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling. Engine Specifi...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 426
     NOTES 5-100
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ...6-9 At ... Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Using Your Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Additional Required Services ...6-6 Maintenance Footnotes ...6-7 6-1
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ...Your Vehicle and the Environment Proper vehicle maintenance not only helps to keep your vehicle in ... in good working condition. But we do not know exactly how you will drive it. You may ...working condition. Any damage caused by failure to follow scheduled maintenance may not be covered by warranty. 6-2...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... dealer for your service needs, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM parts. If you want... Replacement Parts on page 6-14. When your vehicle is serviced, make sure these are used. All parts should be replaced and all...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ...the engine oil life system may not indicate that vehicle service is necessary for over a year. ...Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the ...10 months or more since the last service or if the message has not come on at all for one year...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    .... See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17. An Emission Control Service. See footnote †. Rotate tires and check inflation ... and add fluid as needed. Perform any needed additional services. See "Additional Required Services" in this section. Inspect suspension and steering components. See ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17. An Emission Control Service. Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter (severe ... (h). Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter (normal service). Replace spark plugs and inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. 25,000 (41 500 50,000 (83 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life. We, ..., parking brake, etc. Check parking brake adjustment. (b) Visually inspect front and rear suspension and steering system for damaged, loose or ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ... or miss areas of the windshield. (e) Make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors and ... or replaced. (The airbag system does not need regular maintenance.) (f) Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood latch assemblies, secondary latches, pivots, spring...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... dealer can assist you with these checks and services. Be sure any necessary repairs are completed at once... sure tires are inflated to the correct pressures. Do not forget to check your spare tire. See ... engine oil at the proper level can cause damage to your engine not covered by your warranty. 6-9
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ...the parking brake and the regular brake. See Parking Brake on page 2-37 if necessary. Do not use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn...move. 3. With the engine off, turn the ignition to RUN, but do not start the engine. Without applying the regular brake, try to move the shift lever out of PARK...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is held by the parking brake only. • The key should come out only in LOCK. Contact your GM Goodwrench dealer if service is... brake. Contact your GM Goodwrench dealer if service is required. Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle Park (P) ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... 89021184, in System Canada 89021186). Automatic Transaxle Key Lock Cylinders DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission... Oil Chassis Lubrication Carrier Assembly - Differential (Rear Drive Module) and Transfer Case (... Coolant. See Engine Coolant on page 5-22. Hydraulic Brake System Delco Supreme 11 Brake...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... #2, Category LB or GC-LB. Usage Sliding Door Track Fluid/Lubricant Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (... U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887). Hood and Door Hinges, Rear Folding Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube Seat, Fuel (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Door Hinge, Liftgate Hinges, Canada 10953474). Power...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ...Air Filter Kit Spark Plugs Wiper Blades (Hook Type) Driver's Side - 24.0 inches (60.0 cm) Passenger's Side - 24.0 inches (60.0 cm) Rear - 16.0 inches (40.6 cm) GM Part Number 25099149 25010792 10322538 12568387 10329206 10329207 10324491 ACDelco® Part Number A1208C PF47 - 41-101 - -...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service and the type of ...on page 6-2 in this section. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 6-9 can be added on the following record pages. Also, you should ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-16
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-17
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... States Government ...7-10 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...7-10 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7-10 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 Customer Assistance and Information ...7-2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2 Online Owner Center ...7-3 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ... and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Pontiac. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction ... can occur. If your concern has not been resolved to your satisfaction, the following ... by the dealership without further help, contact the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ...heard within 40 days. If you do not agree with the decision given in your case, ... Owner Center allows you to: • Get e-mail service reminders. • Access information about your specific ... version of this owner's manual (United States only). • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ..., or speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Pontiac has TTY equipment ... for assistance. If a U.S. customer wishes to write to Pontiac, the letter should be addressed to Pontiac's Customer ... Unit. United States - Customer Assistance Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ...details. All TTY users call 1-800-263-3830. Roadside Assistance Program As the owner of a new Pontiac vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the Pontiac Roadside Assistance program. This value-added service is intended to provide you with peace of mind as you...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    .... Remember, we are only a phone call away. Pontiac Roadside Assistance: 1-800-ROADSIDE (762-3743), text telephone (TTY) users, call 1-888-889-2438. Pontiac reserves the right to limit services ... coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Pontiac reserves the right to make any changes or...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    Courtesy Transportation Pontiac has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of ..., and ask for instructions. If the dealer requests that you simply drop the vehicle off for service, ... wait. However, if you are unable to wait Pontiac helps minimize your inconvenience by providing several ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please ... to a maximum of $30 a day and must be supported by receipts. This requires that you sign and ... usage beyond the completion of the repair. Generally it is not possible to provide a like-vehicle as a courtesy ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... access to the vehicle or the device that stores the data is required. GM will not access information about a crash event or share it with others ... is equipped with OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. 7-9
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    .... If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect... However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or General Motors... call us at 1-800-762-2737, or write: Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle, suspension, brakes, electrical, steering, body, etc. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $120.00 Transmission, ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ...provide basic operational information about the vehicle. The owner's manual will include the Maintenance Schedule for all models....PRICE: $35.00 Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $25....Current and Past Model Order Forms Service Publications are available for current and past...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ......3-118 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Anti-Lock Brake, System Warning Light ...3-40 Appearance Care ...5-83 Aluminum Wheels ...5-...Tape Player ...3-116 Care of Your CD and DVD Player ...3-118 Care of Your CDs and ... 3-66 Radio with Six-Disc CD ...3-90 Rear Seat Audio (RSA) ...3-111, 3-113 1
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ......1-8 Brake Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Emergencies ...4-7 Parking ...2-37 System Warning Light ...3-39 Brakes ...5-35 Braking ...4-5 Braking in Emergencies ...4-7 Break-In, New... ...5-86 Your Cassette Tape Player ...3-116 Your CD and DVD Player ...3-118 Your CDs and...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    Check Engine Light ...Checking Things Under the Hood ...Chemical Paint Spotting ...Child Restraints ... ...Finish Care ...Glass Surfaces ...Instrument Panel ...Interior Plastic Components ... 3-41 5-10 5-89 1-69 ... Rear ...3-29, 3-31 Comfort Guides, Rear Safety Belt ...1-47 Compact Overhead Console ...2-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... Illumination and Exit Lighting ...2-58 Delayed Lighting ...3-19 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Dome Lamp ...3-18 Door Ajar Warning Message ... it Out ...4-29 Winter ...4-24 Dual Trip Odometers ...3-36 DVD Entertainment System ...3-104 E Electrical System Add-On Equipment ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... ...5-38 Change Oil Message ...3-49 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-41 Coolant ...5-22 Coolant Heater ...2-32 Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-41 ... Entering Programming Mode ...2-58 Entertainment System ...3-104 Entry Lighting ...3-18 Event Data Recorders (EDR) ...7-9 Exit ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ... 5-93 5-96 5-92 G Gage Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-41 Fuel ...3-45 Speedometer ...3-36 Tachometer ...3-37 Garage Door Opener ...2-44 Gasoline Octane ...5-5 Specifications ...5-5 Glove Box ...2-48 GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ... Lamp Override ...3-18 Interior Lamps Control ...3-17 J Jump Starting ...5-39 K Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Keys ...2-3 L Labelling, Tire Sidewall ...Lamps ...64 Level Control ...4-35 Liftgate ...2-21 Light Airbag Readiness ...3-38 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ...3-40 Brake ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ...12 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Using Your ...6-2 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Malfunction Indicator Light ...3-41 Manual Seats ...1-3 Message Center ...3-45 Change Engine ...-Key® III Security ...3-51 Power Sliding Door Warning ...3-49 Rear Hatch Ajar Warning ...3-50 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ... III Security Message ...3-51 Power Accessory Outlets ...3-25 Door Locks ...2-10 Electrical System ...5-92 Rear Quarter Windows ...2-25 Retained ... ...2-24 Pretensioners, Safety Belt ...1-49 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-12 Programming Mode Entering ...2-58 Exiting ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ... ...5-24 Radios ...3-55 Care of Your Cassette Tape Player ...3-116 Care of Your CD and DVD Player ...3-118 Care of Your CDs and DVDs ...3-118 Radio with Cassette and CD ...3-80 Radio... ...3-20 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides ...1-47 Rear Seat Audio (RSA) ...3-111, 3-113 Rear Seat ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    S Safety Belt Pretensioners ...1-49 Reminder Light ...3-38 Stowage, Second Row Seat ... Feature ...1-8 Head Restraints ...1-7 Heated Seats ...1-5 Manual ...1-3 Seats (cont.) Rear Seat Operation ...1-7 Reclining ... Your Own Work ...5-4 Engine Soon Light ...3-41 Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    ... ...5-99 Speedometer ...3-36 Split Bench Seats ...1-8 Starting Your Engine ...2-31 Steering ...4-9 Steering Wheel ...48 Luggage Carrier ...2-52 Overhead Console ...2-49 Rear Storage Area ...2-53 Stowable Seat ...1-26... Back-up Lamps ...5-48 TCS Warning Light ...3-40 Theft-Deterrent, Radio ...3-115 Theft-...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ... ...4-34 Traction Active Message ...3-46 Control System (TCS) ...4-8 Control System Warning Light ...3-40 Service Traction System Warning Message ...3-46 ...-Deterrent System ...2-63 Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting ...2-58 Entering Programming Mode ...2-58 Exiting Programming ...
  • 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    W Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators ...3-34 Warnings Hazard Warning Flashers ...3-6 Other Warning Devices ...3-6 Safety and Symbols ...... Where to Put the Restraint ...1-59 Windows ...2-23 Power ...2-24 Power Rear Quarter ...2-25 Windshield Backglass, and Wiper Blades, Cleaning ...5-87 Windshield ...



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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 Manual