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2008 Pontiac G6 Manual

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  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2008 Pontiac G6 Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-2 Rear Seats ...1-11 Safety Belts ...1-13 Child Restraints ...1-33 Airbag System ...1-59 Restraint System Check ...1-74 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-10 Windows ...2-15 Theft-...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...1-800-551-4123 www.helminc.com GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, PONTIAC, the PONTIAC Emblem, and the name G6 are registered trademarks of General ... first sold in Canada, substitute the name "General Motors of Canada Limited" for Pontiac Division whenever it appears in this ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Using this Manual Many people read the owner manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle to ... place to quickly locate information about the vehicle is the Index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and the page number where it can ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Vehicle Damage Warnings You will also find notices in this manual. Notice: These mean there is something that could damage your vehicle. A notice .... The notice tells what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... and Tethers for Children (LATCH) ...1-44 Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position ...1-53 Securing a Child Restraint in the Right ... Head Restraints ...1-7 Seatback Latches ...1-8 Easy Entry Seat ...1-9 Power Lift Seat ...1-11 Rear Seats ...1-11 60/40 Split Bench Seat (Sedan and Coupe) ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    Front Seats Manual Seats {CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you push a pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver's seat only when the vehicle is ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    Power Seat Manual Lumbar If the vehicle has a power seat, the control used to operate it...Move the handle up repeatedly to decrease lumbar support. Move the handle down repeatedly to increase ...moving the front of the control up or down. • Raise or lower the rear part of the seat cushion by moving ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... {CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle ... will turn off when the ignition is turned off. Your seats have manual reclining seatbacks. The lever used to operate them is located on the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    To return the seatback to an upright position, do the following: 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the seatback and the seatback will return to the upright position. Release the lever to lock the seatback in place. {CAUTION: To recline the seatback, do the following: 1. Lift the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    {CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this. The shoulder belt cannot do its job because it will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... the top of the seatback, and push the restraint down. On sedans and coupes the rear seat head rests are also adjustable. On vehicles with a retractable hardtop the rear seat head rests are not adjustable. Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...a seatback latch as part of the manual recline lever. This feature provides easy access to the rear seats. To operate the seatback latch, pull up on the manual recline lever.... spring forward. To operate the latch from the rear seat, pull back on the top of the manual recline lever. {...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    .... Always push and pull on the seatback to be sure it is locked. If your vehicle is a two-door model, the front passenger seat can be moved to make it easier to get in and out of the rear seat. 1. Remove the safety belt from the headrest-mounted guide. 1-9
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    .... 4. Move the seat rearward until it locks into place after the passenger enters the rear seat area. 5. Move the seatback to its original position and return the front seat safety belt to the safety belt guide. Make sure both the seat and seatback are locked. 1-10
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Power Lift Seat Rear Seats 60/40 Split Bench Seat (Sedan and ...) Folding the Seatback To fold down the rear seatback, do the following: To adjust a power lift seat, press ... or bottom of the power lift seat switch to raise or lower the seat. 1. The handles that are used to lower the rear seatbacks ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Notice: Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may cause damage to ...to their normal stowed position before folding a rear seat. 2. Fold the seatback down from inside the ... belt could be seriously injured. After raising the rear seatback, always check to be sure that the safety belts ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Safety Belts {CAUTION: Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels. 1-14
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... 1-15
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That is why safety belts make such good sense. 1-16
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    Questions and Answers About Safety Belts Q: If I am a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you are in a crash - even one that is ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This section is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know about safety belts and children. And there are different rules for smaller children and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see Older Children on page 1-33 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit snugly against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give as much ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your lap belt is too loose. In a crash, you could slide under the lap belt and apply force on your abdomen. This could cause serious or even fatal injuries. The lap belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not on the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied on the abdomen, not on the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which are not as strong...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, you would not be restrained by the shoulder belt. Your body could move too far forward increasing the chance of head and neck injury. You might also slide under the lap ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    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/retailer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...all the way and start again. 2. If your seat has a safety belt guide, and the safety belt is not routed through the guide, slide the edge of the belt webbing through the opening on the guide. Be sure the belt is not twisted. 4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... occupants. To unlatch the belt, push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. When the safety belt is not in use, slide the latch plate up the safety belt webbing. The latch plate should rest on the stitching on the safety belt, near the guide loop on the side wall. 1-27
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...safety belt latch plate when the safety belt is not in use in the rear seat. To do this, slide the safety belt webbing (D) ... the latch retaining clip (C). Before you close a 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. After you...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... system. See Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash on page 1-75. There is one guide for each ...in the rear seat. Here is how to install a comfort guide to the safety belt: Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides (Sedan and Coupe Only) Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    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 elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. 1-30
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guide. Pull the guide upward to expose its storage clip, and then slide the guide onto the clip. Turn the guide and clip inward and slide them ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... designed for adults. Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...-shoulder belt. Does the shoulder belt rest on the shoulder? If yes, continue. If no, try using the rear safety belt comfort guide. See "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides" under Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 1-26 for more information. If the shoulder belt ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...could cause severe or even fatal internal injuries in a crash. Also see "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides" under Lap-Shoulder Belt on page... to accident statistics, children and infants are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. In a crash,...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    {CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. In a crash, the child would not be restrained by the shoulder belt. The child might slide under the lap belt. The belt force would then be applied right on the abdomen...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Infants and Young Children Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    CAUTION: (Continued) children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its airbag system is designed for them. Young children and infants need the protection that a child restraint system can provide. {CAUTION: Children who are up against, or very ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...head weighs so much compared with the rest of its body. In a crash, an infant in a rear-facing seat settles into the restraint, so the ...it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... is unprotected by any bony structure. This alone could cause serious or fatal injuries. Young children should always be secured in appropriate child restraints. A rear-facing infant seat (A) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...properly installed in the vehicle using the vehicle's safety belt or LATCH system, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be secured in...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... sun visor says, "Never put a rear-facing child seat in the front." This is because... as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. See Passenger Sensing System.... When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with your child...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... secure any child restraint in your vehicle - even when no child is in it. If you need to secure more than one child restraint in the rear seat, review the following illustrations. Depending on where you place the child restraint, you may not be able to access certain safety belt assemblies or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must ... LATCH attachments. The child restraint manufacturer will provide you with instructions on how to use the child restraint and its attachments. The ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    Lower Anchors Top Tether Anchor Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each LATCH seating position that will accommodate a child restraint with lower attachments (B). A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. A ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... tether be attached. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child ... Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations Rear Seat - Coupe i (Top Tether Anchor): ... anchors. j (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors. Rear Seat - Retractable Hardtop Rear ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ..., each seating position with lower anchors has two labels, near the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion. The top tether anchors are located on the rear seatback filler panel. Be sure to use an anchor located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. Coupe Retractable hardtop models do not have top tether anchors in any ... statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. See Where to...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... restraint has been installed. Be sure to follow the instructions of the child restraint manufacturer. Notice: Contact ...€™s safety belt assembly. Folding an empty rear seat with the safety belts secured may ... normal, stowed position before folding the rear seat. {CAUTION: Children can be seriously ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... to secure more than one child restraint in the rear seat, see Where to Put the Restraint on page 1-42.... secure three child restraints using the LATCH anchors in the rear seat at the same time, but you can install... Center Rear Seat Lower Anchors C. Driver's Side Rear Seat Lower Anchors Make sure to ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the desired ...to the top tether anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top tether anchor. 2.2. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... adjustable, pull up on the headrest or head restraint to access the top tether anchors. If the headrest or head restraint is fixed, there should be a gap to route the strap under the headrest or head restraint. Do not route the top strap around the headrest or head restraint. 3. Push and pull the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... Position When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with your child ... child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. If you need to install more than one child restraint in the rear seat, be sure to read Where to Put the Restraint on ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    3. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if necessary. 4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-54
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See ... it. If your seat has a safety belt guide, return the safety belt into... on the seatback by sliding the webbing through the opening on the guide. 5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. See Passenger Sensing System ...top tether anchor locations. {CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously...€™s airbag inflates. This is because the back of the rear-facing child restraint would be very...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be ... lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. 1. Move the seat as far back...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    6. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 7. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... still lit, secure the child in the child restraint in a rear seat position in the vehicle and check with ... way. If your seat has a safety belt guide, insert the safety belt into ... airbags, the word AIRBAG will appear on the middle part of the steering wheel for the driver and on the instrument panel ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    .... They are not designed to inflate in rollover, rear crashes, or in many side crashes. Seat-mounted side...are not designed to inflate in frontal, in rollover, or in rear crashes. Everyone in your vehicle should wear .... All airbags are designed to work with safety belts, but do not replace them. 1-60
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... control of the vehicle. Occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door or side windows in seating positions with seat-mounted side impact airbags and/...system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-30 for more information....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Where Are the Airbags? The right front passenger's frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's frontal airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-62
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Driver Side shown, Passenger Side similar The seat-mounted side impact airbags for the driver and right front passenger are in the side of the seatbacks closest to the door. Driver Side shown, Passenger Side similar If your vehicle has roof-rail airbags for the driver, right front passenger, and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... between an occupant and an airbag, and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering. Do not use seat accessories ... to the roof of your vehicle by routing the rope or tie down through any door or window opening. If you do, the path of an inflating ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... intended to inflate during vehicle rollovers, rear impacts, or in many side impacts. In addition, ... frontal impacts, near-frontal impacts, rollovers, or rear impacts. A seat-mounted side impact ... module. Frontal airbag modules are located inside the steering wheel and instrument panel. For vehicles ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... or near frontal collisions, even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions, even ...ation does not prevent the driver from seeing out of the windshield or being able to steer the vehicle, nor does it prevent people from leaving the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in ... do so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle after... fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an airbag ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. United ... page 3-31. We recommend that children be secured in a rear seat, including: an infant or a child riding ... your sun visor says, "Never put a rear-facing child seat in the front." This is because ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... front passenger seat is unoccupied. • The system determines that an infant is present in a rear-facing infant seat. • The system determines that a small ... who has outgrown child restraints. • Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. When the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...heaters, or seat massagers before reinstalling or securing the child restraint. If the on indicator is still lit, secure the child in the child restraint in a rear seat position in the vehicle, and check with your dealer/retailer. The passenger sensing system is designed to enable (may inflate) the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...be wrong with the airbag system. If this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front ... keep the passenger in position on the seat during vehicle maneuvers and braking, which helps the passenger sensing system maintain the passenger airbag ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...modifications that can affect how the system operates. Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle Airbags ...Your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... for Customer Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2. A: Yes... Procedure on page 7-2. In addition, your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag sensors, sensing ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... system does not need regularly scheduled maintenance or replacement. Make sure the airbag readiness light is ..., have the airbag covering and/or airbag module replaced. For the location of the airbag modules, see What Makes an Airbag Inflate? on page 1-65. See your dealer/retailer for service. 1-74
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    .../retailer to have your safety belt assemblies inspected or replaced. If your vehicle has the LATCH system and ... crash. If an airbag inflates, you will need to replace airbag system parts. See the part on the ... a crash, have them inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible. 1-75
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ✍ NOTES 1-76
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... Mirror with Compass ...2-39 Outside Power Mirrors ...2-40 Outside Convex Mirror ...2-41 Keys ...2-3 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation ...2-4 Remote Vehicle Start ...2-7 Doors and Locks ...2-10 Door Locks ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Section 2 Features and Controls Sunroof ...2-45 Retractable Hardtop ...2-45 Lowering the Retractable Hardtop ...2-46 Raising the Retractable Hardtop ...2-49 OnStar® System ...2-41 Storage Areas ...2-44 Glove Box ...2-44 Cupholder(s) ...2-44 Center Console Storage ...2-44 Convenience Net ...2-44...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons, children or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The windows will function with the keys in the ignition and they could be seriously ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... (RKE) System If the vehicle has the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system, it operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications ... trouble, see your dealer/retailer or a qualified technician for service. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation The vehicle's doors may be locked and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    There are other conditions which can affect the performance of the transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2-4. remote lock ...18. K With Remote Start Shown, Without Remote Start Similar (Unlock): Press K to unlock the driver's door. If K is pressed ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...your vehicle. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a replacement can be purchased through your dealer/...can have up to four transmitters matched to it. V (Remote Trunk Release): Press and hold ...Messages on page 3-46 for additional information. Notice: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... vehicle. It may also start the vehicle's heating or air conditioning systems and rear window defogger. When the remote start system is active and the vehicle...ON/RUN. Laws in some communities may restrict the use of remote starters. For example, some laws may require a person...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...were to turn it on. There are other conditions which can affect the performance of the transmitter, see Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2-4 for additional information. ... the ignition switch and turned to ON/RUN. To manually shut off a remote start: • Aim the RKE transmitter at...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... temperature is too high. • The oil pressure is low. • Two remote vehicle starts have ... used for that ignition cycle. Vehicles that have the remote vehicle start feature are shipped from the factory ... be enabled or disabled through the DIC. See "REMOTE START" under DIC Vehicle Personalization ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...use your key or, if your vehicle has one, the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Turn the key counterclockwise to unlock the door. Turn the key clockwise...inboard side of the switch to lock all doors. The rear doors do not have power door lock switches. Rear seat passengers...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... key in the ignition. See Lockout Protection on page 2-13. Press the driver's power door lock switch or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter lock button once. With the key removed from the ignition and the driver's door open, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... for the other rear door. When you want to open a rear door when the security lock is on, do the following: 1. Unlock the door using the remote keyless entry transmitter, if the vehicle has one, the power door lock switch, or by lifting the rear door ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    .... If the key is removed from the ignition, or if the manual door lock or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is used, the key could still be locked inside the... outside, press and hold the trunk release button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. You can also use the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Remote Trunk Release Press this button located on the driver's door near the map pocket to open the trunk. Emergency Trunk Release Handle You can open the trunk when the gear selector is in PARK (P). Notice: Do not use the emergency trunk release handle as a tie-down or anchor point ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    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...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... leave keys in a vehicle with children. When there are children in the rear seat use the window lockout button to... Switches Coupe Switches The power window switches for all the windows are located on the driver's door armrest. Each passenger door also has a power window switch for its own window....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    .... 5. Repeat the procedure for each window, including the rear quarter windows on retractable hardtop models,... Only) o (Window Lockout): This button prevents the rear passengers from using their window switches... on. Press the left side to turn it off. The red part of the switch is visible when you have...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... you lift the cover, the light will turn on. Arming the System With the ignition off, you can arm the system by pressing the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter lock button. The system will arm 30 seconds after all the doors are closed, or 60 seconds...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... content theft system, lock the vehicle with the manual lock knob on the doors or with the inside power door lock switches. Once the system is disarmed, the security...-Key® III+ The PASS-Key® III+ system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...system. The system is automatically armed when the key is removed from the ignition. You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system. The security light will come on if there is a problem with arming or disarming the theft-deterrent system. 2-20
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... will not start, see your dealer/retailer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn the key ..., however, is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer/retailer. Your vehicle is ... wear and earlier replacement. Follow this breaking-in guideline every time you get new brake linings....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...also lets you use things like the radio and windshield wipers while the engine ...none of this works, then your vehicle needs service. R (ON/RUN): This position is where the key returns to after... the ON/RUN position for push-starting a vehicle with a manual transmission. The battery could be drained if...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... an extended period of time. The power windows, heated seats, and sunroof will work until any door is opened. The radio continues to work until the driver's door is ... PARK (P) only when your vehicle is stopped. Retained Accessory Power (RAP) These vehicle accessories can be used ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...engine immediately after starting it. Operate the engine and transmission gently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate all moving parts. Your vehicle has... immediately after starting it. Operate the engine and transmission gently until the oil warms up and lubricates all moving parts. Notice: The ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ..., you can change the position of the throttle and brake pedals. This feature is designed for shorter drivers, since... fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the coolant heater at least four hours before starting your vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug-end of the cord may exist which will...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    .... See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-14 for more information on location. 3. Plug the cord into a normal, grounded 110-volt AC outlet. {...be damaged. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). See ... lever all the way into PARK (P) as you maintain brake application. Press the shift lever button and then... the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...shift down to the next gear and have more power. Downshifting the transmission in slippery road conditions could ...you could damage the transmission. Have your vehicle serviced right away. You can drive in... speed is dangerous. Unless your foot is firmly on the brake pedal, your vehicle could move very...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... than DRIVE (D) without using your brakes. Here are some times you might .... When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place. MANUAL MODE (M): This position, available ... cluster will change from the vehicle's mileage to the letter M, for manual shift mode, and a number indicating...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...stay in gear longer or to downshift for more power or engine braking. The transmission will only allow you ...heavy load, you will notice reduced engine power. This could overheat and damage your... not respond to a gear change, or detects a problem with the transmission, the range of gears may be reduced...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...release button. 3. Hold the release button in as you move the brake handle all the way down. Notice: Driving...brake system and cause premature wear or damage to brake system parts. Make sure that the parking brake ... brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-34. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...) Use this procedure to shift into PARK (P): 1. Hold the brake pedal down with your right foot and ... passive key to the LOCK/OFF position. Take the keyless access transmitter with you. {CAUTION: It can be... shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... shift lever out of PARK (P) before you release the parking brake. If torque lock does occur, you may ... if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the ...be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and your parking brake is firmly set before you leave it. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... shift out of PARK (P) use the following: 1. Apply the brake pedal. 2. Then press the shift lever ... consult your dealer/retailer or a professional towing service. • Prevent ignition key removal unless the... is in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY and the regular brake pedal is applied. The shift lock release ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust {CAUTION: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. {CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... 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 ... move, even when you are on fairly level ground, always set the parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). Follow the proper steps to be ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... OnStar® System on page 2-41 for more information about the service OnStar provides. Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® Your vehicle may have a rearview mirror with... see OnStar® System on page 2-41 for more information about the services OnStar provides. Compass Operation Press the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Compass Calibration If after a few seconds the display does not show a compass direction, (N for North for example), there may be a strong magnetic field interfering with the compass. Such interference may be caused by a magnetic antenna mount, note pad holder, or similar object. If the letter C ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass Your vehicle may have an automatic dimming rearview mirror with a compass. This feature enables the mirror to sense nighttime glare from vehicle headlamps from behind and automatically dim to reduce the glare to a safe level. The automatic dimming ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... location and variance zone number on the zone map that follows. Outside Power Mirrors The controls for the outside power mirrors, are located on the driver's door. 2. Press and hold the ... either outside mirror. Both mirrors can manually be folded by pulling them toward the vehicle. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...wide range of safety, security, information, and convenience services. If your airbags deploy, the system is ...to OnStar Emergency advisors who can request emergency services be sent to your location. If you lock ... assistance, press the OnStar button and they can contact Roadside Service for you. 2-41
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... equipped) Link to Emergency Services Roadside Assistance Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance AccidentAssist Remote Door Unlock/Vehicle .... For more information, press the OnStar button to speak with an advisor. Some OnStar services (such as Remote Door Unlock or Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... or calling 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827). How OnStar Service Works Your vehicle's OnStar system has the capability of... with the OnStar service. Not all services are available everywhere, particularly in remote or enclosed areas, or at all times. OnStar Virtual Advisor OnStar Virtual Advisor is...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...must have a working electrical system (including adequate battery power) for the OnStar equipment to operate. There are other problems OnStar cannot control that may prevent OnStar from providing OnStar service to you at any particular time ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... operate while the ignition is in ON/RUN, ACC/ACCESSORY, or if Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is active. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-23. Press the back of the switch and release it to open the sunroof to the vent position. From the vent ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Lowering the Retractable Hardtop Notice: Leaving the retractable hardtop down and exposing the interior of your vehicle to outdoor conditions may cause damage. Always close the retractable hardtop if leaving your vehicle outdoors. Notice: Lowering the top if it is damp, wet, or dirty can cause ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    {CAUTION: When the retractable hardtop is opened or closed, people can be injured by the parts that move: the hardtop and its mechanism, the trunk lid, and the side windows. Keep people away from these parts when you are lowering or raising the top. 4. The hardtop switch is located on the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... failure occurs, see your dealer/retailer for service. If your vehicle has an electrical failure ... hardtop, and must be towed to a dealer/retailer for service, your vehicle should be towed by flatbed with ... Consult your dealer/ retailer or professional towing service if you need to have your disabled...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Raising the Retractable Hardtop 1. Park on a level surface, and shift the automatic transmission into PARK (P). The vehicle must be in PARK (P), and the engine must be running, or the ignition turned to the ON position, to operate the retractable hardtop. 3. Make sure nothing or no one is on or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    {CAUTION: If the retractable hardtop is not completely opened or closed, the system will cause the retractable hardtop to slowly descend after 3 minutes. You or others could be injured. The retractable hardtop will descend immediately if the ignition is turned to LOCK/OFF during the opening or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... failure occurs, see your dealer/retailer for service. If your vehicle has an electrical failure ... hardtop, and must be towed to a dealer/retailer for service, your vehicle should be towed by flatbed with ... Consult your dealer/ retailer or professional towing service if you need to have your disabled...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ✍ NOTES 2-52
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... ...3-17 Battery Run-Down Protection ...3-18 Accessory Power Outlet(s) ...3-18 Climate Controls ...3-19 Climate ... Status Indicator ...3-31 Charging System Light ...3-33 Brake System Warning Light ...3-34 Antilock Brake System Warning Light ...3-35 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...3-35 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...53 Radio(s) ...3-54 XM Radio Messages ...3-66 Theft-Deterrent Feature ...3-67 Audio Steering Wheel Controls ...3-67 Radio Reception ...3-68 Fixed Mast Antenna ...3-68 Backglass Antenna ...3-69 XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-69 StabiliTrak® Indicator Light ...3-36 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ✍ NOTES 3-3
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...See Instrument Panel Cluster on page 3-28. F. Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped). See Audio ...(If Equipped). See Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal on page 2-25. M. Instrument Panel Brightness... Lever. See Automatic Transmission Operation on page 2-27. S. Accessory Power Outlet. See Accessory ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... Flashers The hazard warning flashers let you warn the police and others that you have a problem. The front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and ... the horn. Tilt Wheel Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. Press the button ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... up or down or back and forth to a comfortable driving position. Pull up the lever to lock the wheel in place. 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. • 53 Headlamp High/Low-Beam ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...or do not go on at all as you signal a turn or lane change, a signal bulb could be burned out and other drivers will not see your turn signal. Replace burned out bulbs to help avoid an accident. Also, check the appropriate fuses. See Fuses on page 5-110. 3-8 This feature lets you use your high-beam ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... off, clear away the snow or ice, and then turn the wipers back on. 3-9 8 (Mist): Use this lever, located on the right side of the steering wheel, to operate the windshield wipers. 9 (Off): Move the lever to this position to turn off the windshield wipers. & (Intermittent; Speed Sensitive Wipers):...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    As an added safety feature, if the wipers are on for more than 15 seconds, the vehicle's headlamps turn on automatically. They turn off 15 seconds after the wipers are turned off. Cruise Control If your vehicle has cruise control, a speed of about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more can be maintained ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... is engaged. 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. When the brakes are applied, the cruise control shuts off. If the vehicle is ... cruise control can be used again. The cruise control buttons are located on the steering wheel. J (On/Off): Press this button to turn the cruise control system on...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... cruise control is set at a desired speed and the brakes are applied. This disengages the cruise control. The cruise symbol... speed. When going downhill, you might have to brake or shift to a lower gear to keep your vehicleମ.control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and do not use cruise ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...three ways to disengage the cruise control: Headlamps • Step lightly on the brake pedal. • Press the on/off button. • Press the cancel button.... ignition is turned off. The band on the lever on the outboard side of the steering column operates the exterior lamps. The exterior lamp control has ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...lever up one position and then back to AUTO. Headlamps on Reminder A reminder tone sounds when the headlamps or parking lamps are manually turned on, if the driver's door is open and the ignition is in the LOCK/OFF or ACC/ ACCESSORY position....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... they are needed. • The light sensor detects daytime light. • The parking brake is released or the vehicle is not in PARK. When the DRL system is on, the taillamps, ... lamps such as the taillamps, sidemarker, parking lamps, and the instrument panel lights. The radio lights will also be dim. 3-15
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...Panel Brightness The control for this feature is located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. The ignition must be on for the fog lamps to work. ... your vehicle has a retractable hardtop, it has courtesy lamps in the rear passenger area of the vehicle. These lamps make it easier...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... when the ignition is turned to ON/RUN. They also come on when the unlock symbol button or the horn symbol is pressed on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system transmitter. The lamps inside the vehicle stay on for about 20 seconds after the key is removed from the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... of 20 amperes. Check with your dealer/retailer before adding electrical equipment. • Open any door. • Press any Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter button. • Press the power door lock switch. • Press the remote trunk release. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...your vehicle has the remote start feature, the climate control system functions as part of the remote start feature. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-4. Operation 9 (Fan): Turn the left knob clockwise or counterclockwise to increase or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    6 (Floor): Turn the knob to this mode to direct most of the air to the floor outlets with some air directed to the side window outlets and windshield. : (Outside Air): Press the right side of this button to turn the outside air mode on. When this mode is selected, air from outside the vehicle ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... mode off. If your vehicle has the remote start feature, it will turn on using the last settings ... and air delivery knobs can be used during remote start. The buttons will not work until the ... key. The climate control system changes back to manual operation when the vehicle key is turned to ON/RUN. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...cold outside. When the vehicle transitions out of the remote start mode, the rear defogger turns off. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-4. Notice: Do not use anything sharp on the inside of the rear window. If you do, you could cut or damage the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Automatic Climate Control System If your vehicle has this system, the heating, cooling, and ventilation can be automatically controlled in your vehicle. conditioning compressor runs when the outside temperature is over about 40°F (4°C). The air inlet is normally set to outside air. If it is hot ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... a selected speed. If your vehicle has the remote start feature, the climate control display initially shows "AS" in place of the temperature to indicate the remote start has been activated. The remote start system turns on using the last temperature selected before the vehicle was last ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...to work its best. On cool, but sunny days while using manual operation of the automatic system, use bi-level to deliver warm air to... its performance by using recirculation as necessary. Heating: On cold days when using manual operation of the automatic system, choose floor mode to deliver air to the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... pressed. If your vehicle has the remote start feature, the rear defogger automatically turns on... not come on. When the vehicle transitions out of remote start mode the rear defogger turns off. ... defogger uses a warming grid to remove fog from the rear window. Outlet Adjustment Rotate the instrument ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...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 the details show on the next... alarmed when this happens. Gages can indicate when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. Often gages and warning ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Instrument Panel Cluster The instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fast you are going, how much fuel you have, and many other things you will need to drive safely and economically. United States 2.4L and 3.6L Engines shown, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...in either miles (used in the United States) or kilometers (used in Canada). When in manual shift mode, the odometer will change from the vehicle's mileage to the letter M, for manual mode, and a number indicating the requested gear range when moving the shift lever forward...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensor, the pretensioners, the airbag modules, the wiring and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... then, have it fixed immediately. If there is a problem with the airbag system, an airbag Driver Information Center... injury to yourself or others, have your vehicle serviced right away if the airbag readiness ... seconds as a system check. If you use remote start to start your vehicle from a distance, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...{CAUTION: If the on indicator comes on when you have a rear-facing child restraint installed in the right ... off the passenger’s frontal airbag. A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously ...€™s airbag inflates. This is because the back of the rear-facing child restraint would be very ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer/retailer for service... you are driving, you may have a problem with the charging system. A charging system Driver.... This light could indicate that you have problems with a generator drive belt, or another electrical...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away....be ready to warn you if there is a problem. When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will also come ...on after your parking brake is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. 3-34
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...warning light comes on and stays on, there may be a problem with the traction control system. That is normal. If the ... so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. If the ABS light stays on, turn the ... also on, you do not have antilock brakes and there is a problem with your regular brakes....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    .... See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 4-5 for more information. For more information, see StabiliTrak® System on page 4-6. StabiliTrak® Not Ready Light If your vehicle has the StabiliTrak® system, this light will come on if there is a problem detected with the StabiliTrak® system. 3-36
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... and provides information about tire pressures and the Tire Pressure Monitoring System. This gage shows the engine coolant temperature. If the gage pointer moves into the red area, the light comes on and you hear a chime, the engine is too hot! It means that your engine coolant has overheated. See ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... and Then is Solid This indicates that there may be a problem with the Tire Pressure Monitor System. The light ... often are indicated by the system before any problem is apparent. This can prevent more serious ... light comes on to indicate that there is an OBD II problem and service is required. 3-38
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service might be required. If the light continues to ... steps and see your dealer/retailer for service as soon as possible. If the Light Is On Steady You ... been detected on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service might be required. If the Light is Flashing ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...? If so, be sure to fuel your vehicle with quality fuel. See Gasoline Octane on page 5-6. ... and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that might have developed. Emissions Inspection and ...This can happen if you have recently replaced the battery or if the battery has run down....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. This light will come on briefly when you ... properly. You could be low on oil and you might have some other system problem. Security Light For information regarding this light and the vehicleମ.
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Cruise Control Light This light comes on whenever you set the cruise control. Fuel Gage The light goes out when the cruise control is turned off. See Cruise Control on page 3-10 for more information. Highbeam On Light This light comes on when the high-beam headlamps are in use. United States ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Driver Information Center (DIC) The Driver Information Center (DIC) provides the following: ENTER/r (Enter): Press this button to select a menu option or to acknowledge a warning message. The DIC messages will be read through your audio system display. • A way to personalize your vehicle • ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    • MPG (L/100 KM) INST (Instantaneous Fuel Economy) • AV SPEED (Average Vehicle Speed) • OIL LIFE (Engine Oil Life System) • Tire Pressure TRIP A or TRIP B: Press the information button until TRIP A or TRIP B display. These modes show the current distance traveled since the last reset for ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... Selection (English/Metric) • Tire Learn?, on vehicles without the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system Remote Start Capability Horn Chirp During Remote Keyless Entry Locking Horn Chirp During ... Unlocking Exterior Light Flash During Remote Keyless Entry Locking or Unlocking • Delayed Locking ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    • Exterior Perimeter Lighting During Remote Keyless Entry Unlock DIC Warnings and Messages These messages appear if there is a problem detected in one of your vehicle's systems. A message clears when the vehicle's condition is no longer present. To...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...OIL SOON This message displays when the life of the engine oil has expired and it should be changed....message is acknowledged and cleared from the display, the engine oil life system must still be reset ... of the engine is disabled. Have your vehicle serviced by your dealer/retailer immediately. CHECK ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... the battery in the transmitter. See "Battery Replacement" under Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-4. POWER STEERING This message displays if a problem has been detected with the electric power steering, if your...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    .... If the warning comes on and stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS. See your dealer/retailer. TOP MOVE COMPLT...and Raising the Retractable Hardtop on page 2-49 for more information. TIRE LEARN ON On vehicles without the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system, this message displays when the Tire...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... change the trip odometer, temperature, and average fuel economy displays. TIRE LEARN?: This option is available on vehicles without the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system. After rotating the tires or after replacing a tire or sensor, the Tire Pressure ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...LOCK HORN: If your vehicle has Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), this option which allows the ...UNLOCK HORN: If your vehicle has Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), this option which allows the... button to record your selection. LIGHT FLASH: If your vehicle has Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), this option which allows the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    EXT (Exterior) LIGHTS: If your vehicle has Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), this option, which allows the vehicle's exterior perimeter lighting to turn on each time ... second to record your selection. Audio System(s) Determine which radio your vehicle has and then read the pages ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... up your audio system by presetting your favorite radio stations, setting the tone, and adjusting the speakers. Then, when driving conditions permit, you can tune to your favorite radio stations using the presets and steering wheel controls if the vehicle has them. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... Radio with a Single CD Player Your vehicle has one of these radios as its audio system. If your vehicle has the Monsoon audio system, it has eight speakers and an eight channel amplifier. The radio displays MONSOON when the radio or the ignition is turned on. See your dealer/retailer for ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... radio can do the following: Playing the Radio O (Power): Press to turn the system on and off...., then hold the knob for two seconds. The radio produces a beep and the selected display ... and national emergencies • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2,... the selection. ADJ (Adjust): Turn to select radio stations. Press the arrows to go to the next ... for two seconds until a beep sounds. The radio goes to a station, plays for a few seconds,...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... or the left speakers. To adjust the fade between the front and the rear speakers, push and release the balance and fade button until FADE displays. Turn the ADJ knob to move the sound toward the front or the rear speakers. To adjust balance or fade to the middle position, select BAL or...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...(AF - Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency lets the radio switch to a stronger station with the same program ... does not apply for XM Satellite Radio Service. RDS Messages ALERT!: Alert ... emergencies. When an alert announcement comes on the current radio station, ALERT! displays. You will hear ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. Radio Messages CALIBRATE: The audio system has...cannot be corrected, contact your dealer/retailer. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite ...unlimited access to XM Radio Online for when you are not in your vehicle. A service fee is required ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Radio Messages for XM™ Only See XM Radio Messages on page 3-66 later in this section for further... a CD while the ignition is off. If the ignition or radio is turned off while a CD is in the player, it ...debris. Care of Your CDs If playing a CD-R, the sound quality can be reduced due to CD-R quality,...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... Steps 1 through 3. When finished loading CDs, the radio begins to play the last CD loaded....CD is ready to be removed it ejects part way from the radio and the display changes to a flashing REMOVE... is ready to be removed it ejects part way from the radio and the display changes to a flashing REMOVE...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...is heard at a reduced volume. Release to play the passage. Depending on the radio, T# (track number), the elapsed time, and REV displays. Press and...display. \ (Fast Forward): • To play the tracks on all of the CDs that are loaded in the Radio with a Six-Disc CD player, in random order, press and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... listed previously in this section. BAND: Press to listen to the radio while a CD is playing. The inactive CD(s) ...Source): Press to play a CD while listening to the radio. Press again and the system searches ... feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on and load it with at least one CD....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    2. Check to see that the CD changer is not in song list mode. S-LIST should not display. If S-LIST is displayed, press the R button to turn it off. 3. Select the desired CD by pressing the numbered pushbutton and then use the up SEEK arrow to locate the track to be saved. The track begins to play. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... the TONE button on the radio faceplate. This is not an audio output; do not plug the headphone ... again. • There could have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label could... provide it to your dealer/retailer when reporting the problem. O (Power/Volume): Turn clockwise or counterclockwise...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your dealer/retailer. Radio ID: If tuned ...„¢ Radio eight digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Unknown: If this ... a fault. Consult with your dealer/retailer. XM Radio Messages XL (Explicit Language Channels): These...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...-Deterrent Feature THEFTLOCK® is designed to discourage theft of your vehicle's radio. The feature works automatically by learning a portion of the ... radio preset pushbuttons. The radio only seeks preset stations with a strong signal that are in the selected band. Audio Steering Wheel Controls If...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...interference or static, unplug the item from the accessory power outlet. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception ... also occur when things like storms and power lines interfere with radio reception. When this happens, try reducing the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...damaged. If the inside surface is damaged, it could interfere with radio reception. Notice: Using a razor blade or sharp object to clear the inside rear window ... in some tinting materials will interfere with or distort the incoming radio reception. Any damage caused to your backglass ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ✍ NOTES 3-70
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... Vehicle ...4-3 Braking ...4-3 Antilock Brake System (ABS) ...4-4 Braking in Emergencies ...4-5 Traction Control System (TCS) ...4-5 StabiliTrak® System ...4-6 Steering ...4-7 Off-Road Recovery ...4-10 Passing ...4-10 Loss of Control ...4-10 Driving...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle Defensive Driving Defensive driving means "always expect the unexpected." The first step in driving defensively is to wear your safety belt - See Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone on page 1-13. Drunk Driving {CAUTION: Drinking and then driving is ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and ...rather than keeping pace with traffic. This is a mistake. The brakes might not have time to cool... to control your vehicle while driving - brakes, steering, and accelerator. At times, as when driving...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... push down. If the engine stops, you will still have some power brake assist. But you will use it when you brake. Once ...€™s performance. See Accessories and Modifications on page 5-4. If there is a problem with ABS, this warning light will stay on. See Antilock Brake System Warning Light on page 3-...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... spin. Braking in Emergencies With ABS, you can steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help you more than even the very best braking. You may ... to lose traction. When this happens, the system reduces engine power and may also upshift the transmission to limit ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...light will come on to let you know if there's a problem, or if the system has been turned off. ... the direction the vehicle is actually traveling. StabiliTrak® selectively applies braking pressure at any one of the vehicle's brakes to help steer the vehicle in the direction which you are steering...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... and does not mean there is a problem with your vehicle. This light is located on the instrument panel cluster. Steering Electric Power Steering If your vehicle ..., this light will come on to let you know if there's a problem, or if the system has been turned off. StabiliTrak® ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    The electric power steering system does not require regular maintenance. If you suspect steering system problems, contact your dealer/retailer for service repairs. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-46. Hydraulic Power Steering If ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in ... not room. That is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very... you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. ... experts say about what happens when the three control systems - brakes, steering, and acceleration - do not have...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...€™s three control systems. In the braking skid, the wheels are not rolling. In the steering or cornering skid,... your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration, or braking, including reducing vehicle speed ... the wheels rolling again. This restores steering control. Push the brake pedal down steadily ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... are likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. Night driving tips include: No ... up so much road ahead. {CAUTION: Wet brakes can cause crashes. They might not ... a car/vehicle wash, lightly apply the brake pedal until the brakes work normally. CAUTION: (...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... on a Long Trip To prepare your vehicle for a long trip, consider having it serviced by your dealer/retailer before departing. Things to check on your own ... clean - inside and outside? Wiper Blades: In good shape? Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: All levels checked? Lamps: Do they all work and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... scan the road ahead and to the sides. • Keep your vehicle serviced and in good shape. • Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission. • Going down .... {CAUTION: If you do not shift down, the brakes could get so hot that they would not work ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...: Coasting downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. The brakes will have to do all the work of slowing down ... well. You would then have poor braking or even none going down a hill. ... winter outer clothing, a small shovel, a flashlight, a red cloth, and a couple of reflective ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... careful. What is the worst time for this? Wet ice. Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it can offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it is about freezing, 32°F (0°C), and freezing rain begins to fall. Try to ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...of you, brake before you are on it. Try not to brake while you are actually on the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers. • Turn on the hazard warning flashers. • Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert police that you have been stopped by the snow. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    {CAUTION: Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome 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 your vehicle, especially ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel really uncomfortable from the cold. But do it as little as possible. Preserve the fuel as long as you can. To help keep warm, you can get out of the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...cation label. {CAUTION: Do not load your vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... loading information on the Certification label. It tells you the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for the front and rear axle; see "Certification Label" later in this section. Steps for Determining Correct Load ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... calculated in Step 4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. If your vehicle can tow a trailer, see Towing a Trailer...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Example 2 Example 3 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 Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 3 = Subtract ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...vehicle specific Certification label, found on the rear edge of the driver's door, tells you the gross weight ...your vehicle, or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for either the front or rear axle. And, if you ...(GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). If you do...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. • Put things in the trunk or rear area of your vehicle. In a trunk, put them ... weight evenly. If you have fold-down rear seats, you will find four anchors on ...put them as far forward as you can in the trunk or rear area. CAUTION: (Continued) Towing Towing Your ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    Recreational Vehicle Towing Recreational vehicle towing means towing your vehicle behind another vehicle - such as behind a motorhome. The two most common types of recreational vehicle towing are known as "dinghy towing" (towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground) and "dolly ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... Shift your transmission to NEUTRAL (N). 7. Release the parking brake. Notice: If you exceed 65 mph...Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF. 3. Set the parking brake. 4. To prevent your battery from draining while ...more information. Notice: Towing your vehicle from the rear could damage it. Also, repairs would ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... on a dolly. 2. Shift the transmission to PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position ... by itself. Trailering means changes in handling, acceleration, braking, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    That is the reason for this part. In it are many time-tested, important trailering tips and safety rules. Many of these are important for your safety and that of your passengers. So please read this section carefully before you pull a trailer. Load-pulling components such as the engine, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... are inflated to the upper limit for cold tires. You will find these numbers on the Tire-Loading Information label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-20. Then be sure you do not go over the GVW limit for ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... have its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you will be able to install, adjust and maintain ...into your vehicle's brake system. If you do, both systems will not work well, or at all. • The rear bumper on your vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... is secure, and that the lamps and any trailer brakes are still working. Making Turns Notice: Making ... can help you avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. Passing You will ... are still working. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then, to move the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ..., here is how to do it: 1. Apply your regular brakes, but do not shift into PARK (P) for an automatic transmission or into gear for a manual transmission. When parking uphill, turn your ... wheels. 3. When the chocks are in place, release the regular brakes until the chocks absorb the load. 4. Reapply ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... down while you: Maintenance When Trailer Towing Your vehicle will need service more often when you are pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance ...fluid (do not overfill), engine oil, drive belt, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you fi...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...33 Engine Overheating ...5-33 Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode ...5-35 Cooling System ...5-36 Power Steering Fluid ...5-40 Windshield Washer Fluid ...5-41 Brakes ...5-42 Battery ...5-45 Jump Starting ...5-46 Bulb Replacement ...5-51 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    Section 5 Service and Appearance Care Removing the Spare Tire and Tools ...5-88 Removing ...Retractable Hardtop) ...5-57 License Plate Lamp ...5-58 Replacement Bulbs ...5-58 Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement... Tire Quality Grading ...5-82 Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-83 Wheel Replacement ...5-...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    Section 5 Service and Appearance Care Fuses ...5-110 Instrument Panel Fuse Block ...5-110 Engine Compartment Fuse Block ...5-112 Rear Compartment Fuse Block ...5-116 Capacities and ...109 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-109 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-109 Electrical ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... You will receive genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks... go to your GM dealer/retailer and ask for GM Accessories, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories. Also,...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... types of automotive applications, such as airbag initiators, seat belt pretensioners, and lithium batteries contained in remote keyless entry transmitters, may contain perchlorate materials. Special handling may be necessary. For additional information, see...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... is less than 87, you might notice an audible knocking noise when you drive, commonly referred to as spark knock. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. If you are using gasoline rated at 87 octane ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... notice an audible knocking noise when you drive, commonly referred to as spark knock. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon... might notice a slight audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock. If the octane is less than 87, you might ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... valves clean, or if your vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, look for... correct and prevent most deposit-related problems. Gasolines containing oxygenates, such as ethers and...Fuels containing MMT can reduce the life of spark plugs and the performance of the emission control ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when.... Do not use cellular phones. Keep sparks, flames, and smoking materials away from ...pump fuel. The tethered fuel cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on the passenger's side of the vehicle. 5-9...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... to the right. While refueling, hang the tethered fuel cap from the hook on the fuel door. Be careful not to spill fuel. Do not top off or overfill ... surfaces as soon as possible. See Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-104. When replacing the fuel cap, turn it clockwise until it clicks. Make sure the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    Filling a Portable Fuel Container {CAUTION: If a fire starts while you are refueling, do not remove the nozzle. Shut off the flow of fuel by shutting off the pump or by notifying the station attendant. Leave the area immediately. Notice: If you need a new fuel cap, be sure to get the right type....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... fan. {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or others could be burned. Be careful not to ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    3. Lift the hood, release the hood prop rod from its retainer, and put the hood prop into the slot in the hood marked with an arrow. Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then lift the hood to relieve pressure on the hood prop. Remove the hood prop from the slot in ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 2.4L L4 engine, this is what you see: 5-14
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...Filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-26. B. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-21. C. Engine Oil Dipstick (Out of View). See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-21. D. Engine Coolant Surge Tank. See Engine...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    When you open the hood on the 3.5L V6 engine, this is what you see: 5-16
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-26. B. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. C. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-21. D. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    When you open the hood on the 3.6L V6 engine, this is what you see: 5-18
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-26. B. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. C. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-21. D. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    When you open the hood on the 3.9L V6 engine, this is what you see: 5-20
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-26. B. Engine Coolant Bleed Valve. C. Power Steering Fluid. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. D. Automatic Transmission Fluid Dipstick (Out of View). ... Compartment Overview on page 5-14 for the location of the engine oil dipstick. 1. Turn off the engine and give...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...for the V6 engine, add at least one quart/liter of the recommended oil. This section explains what kind of oil ...5-119. Notice: Do not add too much oil. If the engine has so much oil that ... Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-14 for the location of the engine oil fill cap. L4 Engine V6 Engine Be ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... the starburst symbol on the container. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Look for this information on the oil container, and use only those... and have the starburst symbol on the front of the oil container. Look for three things: Notice...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... engine protection. When the system has calculated that oil life has been diminished, it will indicate ... is necessary for over a year. However, the engine oil and filter must be changed at least.... Based on driving conditions, the mileage at which an oil change will be indicated can vary considerably...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...or into streams or bodies of water. Instead, recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of used oil, ask your dealer/retailer, a service station, or a local recycling center for help. 5-25
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...the air cleaner/filter at the Maintenance II intervals and replace it at the first oil change after each 50,000 mile (80 000 km) interval. See ... in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter To inspect...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Additional Required Services, and be sure to use the transmission fluid listed in Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... this operation can be a little difficult, you may choose to have this done at the dealer/retailer service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a false reading on the dipstick. Notice: Too much or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Then, without shutting off the engine, follow these steps: The transmission fluid dipstick handle has this symbol on it, and is located near the rear of the engine compartment. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-14 for more information on location. 1. Remove the dipstick and wipe it with a ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    .... Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Additional Required Services on page 6-6, and be sure to use the transmission fluid listed in ... the cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-33. A ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    .... Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core, and other parts. If you have to add ... could damage your vehicle. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-13 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... surge tank pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can allow steam and ...pressure cap - even a little - when the engine and radiator are hot. The vehicle must be on a level surface..... The engine coolant surge tank is located in the rear of the engine compartment. See Engine Compartment ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. When replacing the pressure cap, make sure it is hand-tight and fully seated. Engine Overheating There is an engine coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...on driving to a safe place in an emergency. If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine If you get an engine overheat warning, but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when you: Climb a long hill on a hot day. Stop after high-speed ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... might decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. Overheated Engine Protection Operating ... to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss, ... the oil and reset the oil life system. See Engine Oil on page 5-21. 5-35
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... FULL COLD mark on the coolant surge tank. If it is not, you may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump, or somewhere else in the cooling system. 3.5L V6 Engine shown, 2.4L L4, 3.6L V6 and 3.9L ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    .... If they are not, your vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running the engine without ...COOL® may cause premature engine, heater core, or radiator corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant could require ...severely damaged. If you have not found a problem yet, check to see if coolant is ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    .... Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOL® coolant. Notice: In cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture. {CAUTION: Steam and scalding liquids from a hot cooling system ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... coolant on a hot engine. 1. Remove the coolant surge tank pressure cap when the cooling system, including the coolant surge tank pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise about two or two and one-half turns. If you hear a hiss, wait for ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... is suspected in the system, or an unusual noise is heard. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. How to Check Power Steering Fluid To check the power steering fluid, do the following: 1....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you are operating ... concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Adding Washer Fluid... the washer fluid tank only three-quarters full when it is very cold. This allows for fluid...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...brake master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview ...brake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. {CAUTION: If your.... The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake hydraulic system. If it is, you should...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... wrong fluid can badly damage brake hydraulic system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in the brake hydraulic system can damage brake hydraulic system parts so badly that they will have to be replaced. Do not let someone put in ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... to an accident. When you hear the brake wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Continuing to drive with worn-out brake pads could result in costly...increase in pedal travel. This could be a sign that brake service might be required. Brake Adjustment Every time you apply ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... and tested with top-quality brake parts. When you replace parts of the braking system - for example, when... wrong for your vehicle, the balance between the front and rear brakes can change - for the worse. ... other ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. Battery Your vehicle has...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... your vehicle infrequently, remove the black, negative (−) cable from the battery. This will help keep the battery from running down. See "Power Window Initialization" in Power Windows on page 2-16. Extended Storage: For extended storage of your vehicle, remove the black, negative (−) cable ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories plugged into the cigarette lighter or the accessory power outlet. Turn off the radio and all lamps that are not needed. This will avoid sparks and help save both batteries. And it could save the radio! 5-47
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    4. Open the hoods and locate the batteries. Find the positive (+) and negative (−) terminal locations on each vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-14 for more information on location. {CAUTION: Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...you should know. Positive (+) will go to positive (+) or to a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has ...go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal if the vehicle has... on the dead battery because this can cause sparks. {CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery.... is just as good there, and the chance of sparks getting back to the battery is much less.... after a few tries, it probably needs service. Notice: If the jumper cables are connected...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle with the good battery. 3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the vehicle with the good battery. 4. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the other vehicle. Bulb Replacement Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...{CAUTION: Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. B. C. D. Front Sidemarker Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp Low-Beam Headlamp High-Beam Headlamp 5-52
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    To replace one of these bulbs: 1. Remove the two screws that secure the headlamp assembly. 3. Pull back the front fascia then pull the headlamp assembly forward, out of the vehicle. You need to pry the headlamp assembly away from the fender. This frees the ball stud from its retainer in the fender ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Sedan) To replace a center high-mounted stoplamp (CHMSL) bulb: 1. Open the trunk lid... Hardtop and Coupe) If your vehicle has this component and it needs replacement, it is recommended that it be replaced as a unit by your dealer/retailer. 4. Remove the cover by ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... hold the taillamp assembly, from inside the vehicle. 5. Remove the taillamp assembly. A. Stoplamp/Taillamp/Turn Signal B. Sidemarker Lamp C. Back-up Lamp To replace one of these bulbs: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2-13 for more information. 2. Remove the convenience net, if the vehicle has ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... Lamp B. Stoplamp/Taillamp/Turn Signal Lamp C. Back-up Lamp To replace one of these bulbs: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2-...the vehicle has one. 5-56 5. Pull the assembly off to the side to release it from the rear of the vehicle. 6. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove. 7. Pull the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Retractable Hardtop) To replace one of these bulbs: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2-13 for more information. 2. Locate the three rubber covers in the trunk trim, near the taillamp assembly and remove them. 3. Remove the two ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... To replace the license plate lamp bulb: Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamp Coupe and Retractable Hardtop ... Parking and Turn Signal Lamp Front/Rear Sidemarker Lamp License Plate Lamp Headlamps ... Steps 1 through 3 to reinstall the lamp assembly. 5-58 For replacement bulbs not listed here, contact your ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear or cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 for more ... are fully set in the locked position. For the proper type and size, see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. 2. Push the release button. 5-59
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    Tires Your new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. If you...ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your vehicle Warranty booklet for details...., or if your tires have been damaged, replace them. See High-Speed Operation on page...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... of the same size, load range, and speed rating as your original equipment tires. Winter tires with ... equipment tires may not be available for H, V, W and ZR speed rated tires. If you choose winter tires with a lower speed rating, never exceed the tire's maximum speed capability. Winter Tires If ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...a particular tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration later in this section for more detail. (B) TPC Spec (Tire Performance Criteria Specification): Original equipment tires designed to...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... sidewall and under the tread. (F) Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG): Tire manufacturers are required to... resistance. For more information see Uniform Tire Quality Grading on page 5-82. (G) Maximum Cold ...can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. Compact Spare Tire Example ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary..., aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire... the tire is for temporary use only. (G) TPC Spec (Tire Performance Criteria Specification...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... of the wheel in inches. (F) Service Description: These characters represent the load range and speed rating of the ...means the combined weight of optional accessories. Some examples of optional accessories are, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, and air ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ..., production plant, brand, and date of production. GVWR: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-20. GAWR FRT: ... Your Vehicle on page 4-20. GAWR RR: Gross Axle Weight Rating for the rear axle. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-20. Intended Outboard Sidewall: The side of an ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Maximum Load Rating: The load rating for a tire at the maximum permissible inflation pressure for... 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire ...tire between the tread and the bead. Speed Rating: An alphanumeric code assigned to a tire indicating ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...(Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards): A tire information system that provides consumers with ratings for a tire's...testing procedures. The ratings are molded into the sidewall of the tire. See Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...multiplied by 150 lbs (68 kg) plus the rated cargo load. See Loading Your ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ..., shown on the label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support your vehicle's maximum load carrying capacity. For additional information ... vehicle with more weight than it was designed to carry. How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You cannot tell...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure ... be driven at high speeds, make sure the tires are rated for high speed operation, in excellent condition, and ...to 35 psi (241 kPa) for the front and rear tires, when operating your vehicle at high-speed ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates on a radio frequency and complies with Part 15 of ... Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates on a radio frequency and complies with RSS-210 of ... modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    Tire Pressure Monitor Operation The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) is designed to warn the driver when a low tire pressure condition exists. TPMS sensors are mounted onto each tire and wheel assembly, excluding the spare tire and wheel assembly. The TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...performed successfully. See your dealer/retailer for service. TPMS Malfunction Light and Message ... come on at each ignition cycle until the problem is corrected. Some of the conditions that can cause ... electronic devices or being near facilities using radio wave frequencies similar to the TPMS could ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...and you need to start over. TPMS Matching Process for Vehicles with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Turn the ignition switch to ON/RUN with the engine off. 3. Press and hold the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter's LOCK and UNLOCK buttons, at ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... the Tire and Loading Information label. 11. Put the valve caps back on the valve stems. TPMS Matching Process for Vehicles without Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Turn the ignition switch to ON/RUN with the engine off. 3. Using...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...and repeat the procedure in Step 6. 8. The passenger side rear turn signal comes on to indicate that corner ... is ready to be learned. Proceed to the passenger side rear tire and repeat the procedure in Step... is ready to be learned. Proceed to the driver side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... See When It Is Time for New Tires on page 5-78 and Wheel Replacement on page 5-83. When rotating your vehicle's tires, always use the correct ... tire rotation. After the tires have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. See ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    Reset the Tire Pressure Monitor System. See Tire Pressure Monitor Operation on page 5-72. Make certain that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See "Wheel Nut Torque" under Capacities and Specifications on page 5-119. When It Is Time for New Tires Various factors, such as maintenance, ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... General Motors Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC Spec) system rating. If you need replacement tires, GM strongly recommends that you get tires with the same TPC Spec rating. This way, your vehicle will continue to have tires that are designed...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... were new. Replacing less than a full set of tires can affect the braking and ... low-pressure warning if non-TPC Spec rated tires are installed on your vehicle. Non-TPC Spec rated tires may give a low-pressure warning that is higher or ... level you would get with TPC Spec rated tires. See Tire Pressure ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... and tires, this may affect the way your vehicle performs, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, and resistance to rollover. ..., if your vehicle has electronic systems such as, anti-lock brakes, traction control, and electronic stability control, the performance of these...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...: Treadwear The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under ... from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices, and differences in road characteristics ... passenger car tires. The Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) system does not ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... See your dealer/retailer for proper diagnosis. Wheel Replacement Replace any wheel that is bent, cracked, or ...the wheel, wheel bolts, and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, ...load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset, and be mounted the same way as the one it replaces. 5-83
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ..., wheel bolts, wheel nuts, and TPMS sensors for your vehicle. Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance, and tire or ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... a vehicle without the proper amount of clearance can cause damage to the brakes, suspension or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire ... vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, re-...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...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... require the same correction you would use in a skid. In any rear blowout remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. Get the...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK ... should put blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed.... has a flat tire, use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of wheel blocks....
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The equipment you will need is located in the trunk. 1. If you have a retractable hardtop model, make sure the hardtop is in the up position. 2. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2-13 for more information. 3. If you have a sedan or coupe model, remove the spare ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    The tools you will be using include the wheel wrench (A) and jack (B). 1. Turn the plastic wing nut counterclockwise to loosen the wheel wrench. 2. Unhook the wheel wrench from the jack. 5-89
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... edge of the plastic wheel trim to remove it from the wheel to find the wheel nuts. Store the wheel cover in the trunk until the flat is repaired or replaced. 3. Extend the handle on the wheel wrench by pressing the button with your index finger and pulling on the end of the wrench. You must do ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    4. Use the wheel wrench to loosen all the wheel nuts. Do not remove them yet. 5. Position the lift head at the jack location nearest the flat tire. Make sure all of the jack lift head is touching the jacking flange under the body. Do not place the jack under a body panel. The lower body panel ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... it is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack, you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: Raising your vehicle with the jack improperly positioned can damage the vehicle and even make the vehicle fall. To help ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    8. Remove all of the wheel nuts. 10. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces, and spare wheel. 9. Remove the flat tire. {CAUTION: Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after time. The wheel could come off and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... on with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. {CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. Because the nuts might come loose. The vehicle's wheel could fall off, causing a crash. 13. Lower the vehicle by turning ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...: Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to brake pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the proper sequence and to the proper torque .... This could lead to a crash. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new original equipment ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools All Models (Except GXP and Retractable Hardtop) To store the flat tire and jack in the compact spare tire compartment: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2-13 for more information. 2. Remove the bolt extension (in the yellow sleeve) from the jack and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    4. With the valve stem up, place the tire on the compartment floor with the rear of the tire beneath the trim panel. The tire may not lay completely flat....Bolt up) or Compact Spare Tire The compact spare is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as soon as you ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...threads. 8. While placing the flat tire in the wheel tub, reach under the wheel and lift the extension bolt so that the threaded end of the bolt passes through the center hole of the wheel. 9. Remove the yellow cap. 10. Secure the tire and wheel with the larger wing nut. 11. Replace the cover. 5-98
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...your trip and have the full-size tire repaired or replaced at your convenience. Of course, it is best to ... your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught ... compact spare tire is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... could scratch the glass and/or cause damage to the rear window defogger. When cleaning the glass on your ... cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning your vehicle's... adequate ventilation by opening your vehicle's doors and windows. Appearance Care Interior ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... laundry detergents or dishwashing soaps with degreasers. Using too much soap will leave a residue that leaves streaks and attracts dirt. For liquid cleaners, about 20 drops per gallon (3.78 L) of water is a good guide. • For solid dry soils: remove as much as possible and then vacuum. 5-101
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    To clean, use the following instructions: 1. Saturate a lint-free, clean white cloth with water or club soda. 2. Wring the cloth to remove excess moisture. 3. Start on the outside edge of the soil and gently rub toward the center. Continue cleaning, using a clean area of the cloth each time it ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces A soft cloth dampened with water may be used to remove dust. If a more thorough cleaning is necessary, a clean soft cloth dampened with a mild soap solution can be used to gently remove dust and dirt. Never use spot lifters or removers on plastic ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... pressure washes closer than 12 inches (30 cm) to the surface of the vehicle. Use of power washers exceeding 1,200 psi (8 274 kPa) can result in damage ... a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-104. Finish Care Occasional waxing...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... materials such as calcium chloride and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, chemicals from industrial chimneys, ...and a buildup of vehicle wash/wax treatments may cause wiper streaking. Replace the wiper blades if they are worn or damaged. Wipers can be damaged...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... Metal Damage If the vehicle is damaged and requires sheet metal repair or replacement, make sure the body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. Original manufacturer replacement parts will provide the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    Finish Damage Any stone chips, fractures or deep scratches in the finish should be repaired right away. Bare metal will corrode quickly and may develop into major repair expense. Minor chips and scratches can be repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer/retailer. Larger areas of ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials Description Polishing Cloth Tar and Road Oil Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall Tire Cleaner Vinyl ...Finish Enhancer Usage Interior and exterior polishing cloth. Removes tar, road oil, and asphalt. Use on chrome or stainless steel. Removes soil and black...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label This label is ...VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of ...to add anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-72...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, have it fixed. Look at the silver-colored..., the fuse opens protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed. Instrument Panel Fuse Block... and fusible links. This greatly reduces the chance of damage caused by electrical problems. 5-110...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    Fuses POWER MIRRORS EPS RUN/CRANK Usage Power Mirrors Electric Power Steering Cruise Control Switch, Passenger Airbag Status Indicator, DSC Switch Fuses HVAC BLOWER HIGH CLUSTER/ THEFT ONSTAR Usage Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Blower - High Speed Relay Instrument ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...Washer Switch IGN SENSOR Ignition Switch STR/WHL ILLUM Steering Wheel Controls Backlighting NOT INSTALLED Not Used RADIO Audio System INTERIOR Interior Lamps LIGHTS REAR WIPER Not Used POWER Power Windows (Sedan) WINDOWS HVAC CTRL Heating Ventilation Air ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Fuses 1 2 Usage Air Conditioner Clutch Electronic Throttle Control Fuses 3 4 Usage Engine Control Module (IGN 1) (LZ4,LZ9) Transmission Control Module Ignition 1 5-113
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... Module 1 Body Control Module Run/Crank Rear Electrical Center 1 Rear Electrical Center 2 Antilock Brake System Body Control Module 2 Starter Electric Power Steering Transmission Control Module Battery Ignition Module (LE5, LZ4, LZ9), Odd ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...28 29 30 31 32 Usage Rear Oxygen Sensors Daytime Running Lamps Center High-Mounted Stoplamp Front Power Windows Coupe/Retractable Hardtop Engine..., LZ9) Regulated Voltage Control Antilock Brake System (Battery) Usage Cooling Fan... Fan Series/Parallel Cooling Fan 2 Starter Run/Crank, Ignition Relays 33...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Rear Compartment Fuse Block The rear compartment fuse block is located in the trunk of the vehicle. Access the fuse block through the trunk panel on the driver side of the rear cargo area. 5-116
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    Fuses 1 2 3 4 Usage Rear Quarter Windows (Retractable Hardtop Only) Driver Seat Controls Retractable Hardtop Not Used Fuses 5 6 7 8 Usage Emission 2, Canister Vent Solenoid Park Lamps, Instrument Panel Dimming Not Used Not Used 5-117
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... Usage Not Used Sunroof Controls Not Used Retractable Hardtop Controller Audio Amplifier Heated Seat Controls Not Used Remote Keyless Entry System, XM Satellite Radio Back-up Lamps Not Used Not Used Cigarette Lighter, Auxiliary Power Outlet ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given in English and metric conversions. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-13 for more information. Capacities English Metric For the air conditioning system refrigerant charge amount, see the refrigerant caution ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... 2.4L L4 Engine 3.5L V6 Engine 3.6L V6 Engine 3.9L V6 Engine VIN Code B N 7 1 Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic Spark Plug Gap 0.040 inches (1.01 mm) 0.040 inches (1.01 mm) 0.040 inches (1.01 mm) 0.040 inches (1.01 mm) 5-120
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ...6-10 At ... Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Using the Maintenance Schedule ...6-3 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Additional Required Services ...6-6 Maintenance Footnotes ...6-7 6-1
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    .... Maintenance Requirements Notice: Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections, replacement parts, and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Any damage caused by ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... your dealer/retailer. This schedule is for vehicles that: The services in Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 should be performed... do the work. See Doing Your Own Service Work on page 5-5. Some maintenance... needs, you will know that trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... 000 km) since your last service. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the ... and resetting the system. When the CHANGE OIL SOON message appears, certain services, checks, and inspections... not indicate that vehicle service is necessary for over a year. However, the engine oil and filter must...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Scheduled Maintenance Service Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-21.... system. See Engine Oil Life System on page 5-24. An Emission Control Service. Visually check ... needed additional services. See "Additional Required Services" in this section. Inspect suspension and steering ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... automatic transmission fluid and filter (severe service only). See footnote (h). 3.9L (Code 1) ... automatic transmission fluid and filter (severe service). See footnote (h). 3.9L (Code 1) V6 Engine ... Only: Change automatic transmission fluid (severe service). See footnote (l). 6-6 • 25,000 (40 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... Change automatic transmission fluid (normal service). Replace spark plugs. Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. Engine cooling system service ..., including calipers, parking brake, etc. (b) Visually inspect front and rear suspension and steering system for ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ..., flush, and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have your .../retailer perform this service. See Engine Coolant on page 5-30 for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, ...uid loss in any vehicle system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... dusty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. (l) Change automatic transmission fluid if... keep it at the proper level. Failure to keep the engine oil at the proper level can cause damage to...can assist you with these checks and services. Be sure any necessary repairs are completed ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...If the vehicle starts in any other position, contact your dealer/retailer for service. Tire Wear Inspection Tire rotation may be required for high mileage highway drivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System service notification. Check the tires for wear and, if...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), contact your dealer/retailer for service. Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn... key should come out only in LOCK/OFF. Contact your dealer/retailer if service is required. 6-11
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... transmission in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from the regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is held by the parking... the parking brake followed by the regular brake. Contact your dealer/retailer if service is required. Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    .... Hydraulic Brake Delco® Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or System equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid. Windshield Optikleen® Washer Solvent. Washer Hydraulic GM Power Steering Fluid Power Steering (GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, in System (if equipped) Canada ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 2.4L, 3.5L and 3.9L Engines 3.6L Engine Engine Oil Filter 2.4L Engine 3.5L Engine 3.6L Engine 3.9L Engine Spark Plugs 2.4L Engine 3.5L Engine 3.6L Engine 3.9L Engine Windshield Wiper Blades Driver's Side - 24.0 inches (60.0...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    Engine Drive Belt Routing 3.5L V6 Engine and 3.9L V6 Engine 2.4L L4 Engine 6-15
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    3.6L V6 Engine 6-16
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type ... Requirements on page 6-2. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 6-9 can be added on the following record pages. You should retain all...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-19
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-20
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... Recorders ...7-16 OnStar® ...7-17 Navigation System ...7-17 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) ...7-17 Customer Assistance ...GM Mobility Reimbursement Program ...7-6 Roadside Assistance Program ...7-6 Scheduling Service Appointments ...7-9 Courtesy Transportation ...7-9 Collision Damage Repair ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ...Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Pontiac. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation ... cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, in the U.S., contact the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-762-2737. ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...binding arbitration of owner disputes involving factory-related vehicle service claims. The program provides for the review of the facts involved by an ... entire dispute settlement process, from the time you file your complaint to the final decision, should be completed in approximately 70 days. We...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... the My GM Canada section within www.gmcanada.com. • Get e-mail service reminders. • Access information about your specific vehicle, including tips and videos and an electronic version of this owner manual. • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. • ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ...-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Pontiac has TTY equipment available at its Customer ...800-268-6800 Customer Assistance Offices Pontiac encourages customers to call the toll-free ... However, if a customer wishes to write or e-mail Pontiac, the letter should be addressed to: United States ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...call 1-800-268-6800. Service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As the owner of a new Pontiac vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the Pontiac Roadside Assistance program. GM Mobility Reimbursement Program This program, available to qualified applicants, can...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...to six per calendar year. • Lock-out Service: Lock-out service is covered at no charge if you are unable to gain entry into your vehicle. A remote unlock may be available if you have an active OnStar® subscription. To ensure security, the driver must ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... and labor for non-warranty repairs are the responsibility of the driver. Pontiac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right to limit services or reimbursement..., and license plate number of the vehicle • Alternative Service (Canada only): There may be times, when ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Pontiac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right... immediately, keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, please call your dealership/retailer, let them...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...should reflect actual costs and be supported by original receipts. See your dealer .... Rental reimbursement will be limited and must be supported by original receipts. This requires that you sign... is used instead of the dealer's shuttle service, the expense must be supported by original receipts and...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... Information All program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. ... may fit poorly, exhibit premature durability/corrosion problems, and may not perform properly in ...¬ed technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement parts. Poorly performed collision ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ...insurance coverage. There are significant differences in the quality of coverage afforded by various insurance policy ... has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene ...if its position puts you in danger or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. • Give only...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... long time. • If your vehicle cannot be driven, know where the towing service will be taking it. Get a card from the tow truck operator or write down ..., or have it towed there. Specify to the facility that any required replacement collision parts be original equipment parts, either new Genuine GM ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ..., and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer/retailer, or General Motors. To contact NHTSA, you may ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ...Motors. Call 1-800-762-2737, or write: Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ...trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and service of your vehicle. Owner ...Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... prices are quoted in U.S. funds. Canadian residents are to make checks payable in U.S. funds. antilock braking ... data about how you operate the vehicle, such as rate of fuel consumption or average speed. These ... retain the owner's personal preferences, such as radio pre-sets, seat positions, and ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... trip information. Refer to the navigation system operating manual for information on stored data and for deletion instructions. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID technology is used in some vehicles for functions such as tire pressure monitoring ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 394
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  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... Backglass ...3-69 Antenna, Fixed Mast ...3-68 Antenna, XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-69 Antilock Brake System (ABS) ...4-4 Antilock ... ...3-67 Backglass Antenna ...3-69 Fixed Mast Antenna ...3-68 Radio Reception ...3-68 Setting the Clock ...3-53 Theft-Deterrent Feature...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ...(s) ...Automatic Climate Control System ...Automatic Door Lock ...Automatic Headlamp System ...Automatic ..., Split (60/40) ...1-11 Brake Emergencies ...4-5 Brakes ...5-42 System Warning Light ...3-34 Braking ...4-3 Braking in Emergencies ...4-5 Break-In, New Vehicle ...2-21 Bulb Replacement ...5-51 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... Tethers for Children ...1-44 Older Children ...1-33 Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position ...1-53 Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front... Safety Defects to the United States Government ...7-14 Roadside Assistance Program ...7-6 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-15 3
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... ...2-11 Locks ...2-10 Power Door Locks ...2-10 Programmable Automatic Door Unlock ...2-12 Rear Door Security Locks ...2-12 Driver Information Center (... Block ...5-110 Power Windows and Other Power Options ...5-110 Rear Compartment Fuse Block ...5-116 Windshield Wiper Fuses ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... ...5-86 Flat Tire, Storing ...5-96 Fluid ...5-27, 5-30 Power Steering ...5-40 Windshield Washer ...5-41 Fog Lamp Fog ...3-16 Fuel ...5-6 Additives ...5-8 California ...Engine Compartment Fuse Block ...Instrument Panel Fuse Block ...Rear Compartment Fuse Block ...Windshield Wiper ... 5-110 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ...Wear Safety Belts Properly ...1-18 Instrument Panel Overview ...3-4 Instrument Panel (I/P) Brightness ...3-16 Cluster ...3-28 J Jump Starting ...5-46 K Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Keys ...2-3 L Labeling, Tire Sidewall ...Lamps Courtesy ...Dome ......
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ......1-8 License Plate Lamps ...5-58 Lift Seat, Power ...1-11 Light Airbag Readiness ...3-30 Antilock Brake System Warning ...3-35 Brake System... Door ...2-10 Lockout Protection ...2-13 Power Door ...2-10 Programmable Automatic Door Unlock ...2-12 Rear Door Security Locks ...2-12 Loss of Control ...4-10...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ......6-17 Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Maintenance Requirements ...6-2 Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 Recommended ...37 Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® ...2-37 Outside Convex Mirror ...2-41 Outside Power ... Trip ...3-29 Off-Road Recovery ...4-10 Oil Engine ...5-21 Pressure Light ...3-41 Oil...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...Data Recorders ...7-16 Navigation System ...7-17 OnStar ...7-17 Radio Frequency Identification ...7-17 Programmable Automatic Door ... ...Radios ...Radio(s) ...Radios Reception ...Setting the Clock ...Theft-Deterrent ...Raising the Retractable Hardtop ...Rear Door Security Locks ...7-17 3-52 3-54 3-68...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... ...2-37 Reclining Seatbacks ...1-4 Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...6-13 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-26 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System, Operation ...2-4 Remote Vehicle Start ...2-7 Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... Seat ...1-11 Power Seat ...1-3 Reclining Seatbacks ...1-4 Seatback Latches ...1-8 Securing a Child Restraint Rear Seat...Light ...3-36 Start Vehicle, Remote ...2-7 Starting the Engine ...2-23 Steering ...4-7 Steering Wheel Controls, Audio ...3-67 Steering Wheel, Tilt Wheel ...3-6 Storage Areas Center ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... Light ...3-36 TCS Warning Light ...3-35 Theft-Deterrent, Radio ...3-67 Theft-Deterrent Systems ...2-18 Content Theft-Deterrent ... ...5-65 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-82 Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-83 Wheel Replacement ...5-83 When It Is Time for New Tires ...5-78 Winter Tires ...5-61 ...
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ...Signal/Multifunction Lever ...3-7 Vehicle Personalization DIC ...3-50 Vehicle, Remote Start ...2-7 Ventilation Adjustment ...3-26 Visors ...2-18 U Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-82... ...7-16 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-109 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-109 13
  • 2008 Pontiac G6 | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    Windshield Washer ...3-10 Washer Fluid ...5-41 Wiper Blade Replacement ...5-59 Wiper Blades, Cleaning ...5-105 Wiper Fuses ...5-110 Wipers ...3-9 Winter Driving ...4-15 Winter Tires ...5-61 X XM Radio Messages ...3-66 XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-69 Y Your ...



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