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  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2010 Pontiac Vibe Owner Manual Keys, Doors and Windows ...1-1 Keys and Locks ...1-2 Doors ...1-6 Vehicle Security ...1-7 Exterior Mirrors... Transmission ...8-24 Manual Transmission ...8-29 Drive Systems ...8-31 Brakes ...8-32 Ride Control Systems ...8-33 Cruise Control ...8-36 Fuel ...8-38 Towing ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Wheels and Tires ...Jump Starting ...Towing ...Appearance Care ... 9-43 9-69 9-73 9-75 Technical Data ...11-1 Vehicle Identification ...11-1 Vehicle Data ...11-2 Customer Information ...12-1 Customer Information ...12-1 Reporting Safety Defects ...12-13 Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...©ro de poste 6438 de langue française www.helminc.com GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, PONTIAC, the PONTIAC Emblem and the name VIBE are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...Danger, Warnings, and Cautions M: This symbol is shown when you need to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information. *: A circle with a slash through it... vehicle which use the same words, CAUTION or Notice. This symbol is shown when you need to see a service manual ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...(ABS) Audio Steering Wheel Controls or OnStar® Brake System Warning Light Charging System Cruise Control Engine Coolant Temperature Exterior Lamps ...Power Remote Vehicle Start Safety Belt Reminders Tire Pressure Monitor Traction Control Windshield Washer Fluid $: ": I: ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    vi Introduction ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation ...1-3 Door Locks ...1-5 Power Door Locks ...1-6 Safety Locks ...1-6 Liftgate ...1-6 Vehicle Security Vehicle Security ...1-7 Anti-Theft ... Power Mirrors ...1-10 Folding Mirrors ...1-10 Manual Rearview Mirror ...1-11 Exterior Mirrors Interior ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The windows will function with.... • Use the key with electromagnetic materials. The key is used for the ignition, doors, and all other locks. The key number is on the tag attached to the key ring. Keep...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Transmitters to the Vehicle Q (Lock): Press to lock all the doors and liftgate. The hazard warning flashers fl... have locked. Press once to unlock the driver door. If W is pressed again within three ... warning flashers flash twice to confirm that the door has unlocked. W (Unlock): Only RKE ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    .... Static from your body could damage the transmitter. To replace the battery, use a flat, thin non-metal object or tape-wrapped metal object. 1. .... 6. Snap the module back together and replace it in the transmitter. 7. Snap the front and back of the transmitter together. 2. Remove the module.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... front of the vehicle. If you have power door locks, all the doors will lock. To manually lock or unlock the door from the inside, ... rearward. The driver and front passenger door open from the inside while locked. With manual locks, the key must be used to lock and unlock the liftgate. • To lock ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...the power door lock switch is located on the armrest of the driver and front passenger door. Safety Locks Rear door security locks prevent passengers from ...can cause unconsciousness and even death. Open the rear doors to access the security locks. To set these locks, slide the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Keys, Doors and Windows CAUTION (Continued) 1-7 Vehicle Security Vehicle theft is big business, especially ...to the highest setting. See Climate Control System in the Index. If the vehicle is equipped with a power liftgate, disable the power liftgate function. Close the liftgate by using the handle ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...system. Testing the Alarm To test the alarm: 1. Open all the windows. 2. Set the system by closing and locking the doors and liftgate with the RKE transmitter. Wait until the security light is flashing. 3. Unlock the driver door from the inside. The system should activate the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... passive theft-deterrent system. You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system. The system is automatically armed when the key is removed from the ignition. The security light flashes ... who can service the theft-deterrent system and have a new key made. • A locked door or the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... light does not start flashing when the key is removed from the ignition. 2. Use the arrows on the control pad to adjust the direction of the mirror. 3. Move the ...) or R (right). Folding Mirrors Manually fold the mirrors inward to prevent damage when going through an automatic car wash. To fold, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Keys, Doors and Windows 1-11 Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror Adjust the inside...and back to the center for daytime use. Vehicles with OnStar have three additional control buttons located at ...windows closed in warm or hot weather. Manual Windows Turn the crank on the door to open and close a ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...RAP). See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 8-18. Switches on the driver door control the driver and passenger windows. Each passenger door has a switch to control that window. Press or pull the front of a switch to lower or raise a window. Sun Visors Pull the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Keys, Doors and Windows 1-13 Roof Sunroof On vehicles with a sunroof, the controls are on the overhead console. The ignition must be in ON/RUN or Retained Accessory Power (RAP) for the sunroof to work. TILT: Slide the sunshade back. Press to tilt the sunroof. Press again to ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    1-14 Keys, Doors and Windows ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...12 Lap-Shoulder Belt ...2-18 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy ...2-20 Safety Belt Extender ... Inflates? ...2-28 Passenger Sensing System ...2-29 Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...2-34 Adding Equipment to... (Rear Seat Position) ...2-51 Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position) ...2-53
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    2-2 Seats and Restraints Head Restraints The front seats have adjustable head restraints. The rear seats have adjustable headrests...chance that occupants will suffer a neck/spinal injury in a crash. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. Adjust...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... seated there. 2-3 Front Seats Seat Position To move a manual seat forward or rearward: { 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    .... Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are locked. { 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...do its job because it will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving...Then sit well back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly. On vehicles with manual reclining seatbacks the lever used to operate them is located on the outboard...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... or turn, or in a crash. Remove or secure all items before driving. On vehicles with this feature, the seatback ... for more cargo space. When the area is not being used for more cargo space or as a temporary table,... cause severe injury or even death. Secure objects away from the area in which an airbag...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... in the seatback. 3. Push and pull the top of the seatback to be sure it is locked into position. 4. Use the reclining front seatback lever to adjust the seatback to a ... down. The rear right side seatback can also be used as a temporary table while the vehicle is stopped. { CAUTION A...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are locked. Safety Belts This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also describes some things not to do with safety belts. { CAUTION A safety ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. This vehicle has indicators... anything, you go as fast as it goes. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    2-10 Seats and Restraints Put someone on it. 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...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Seats and Restraints 2-11 Questions and Answers About Safety Belts Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You could be - whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. But your chance of being conscious during and after an accident, so you can ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... Belts Properly This section is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know about ... not protect you from things beyond your control, such as bad drivers. Most accidents occur ... and always keep your feet on the floor in front of you. The lap part of the belt should be...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Seats and Restraints If you slid under it, the belt would apply force on your abdomen. This could cause serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The shoulder belt locks ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    2-14 Seats and Restraints 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Seats and Restraints 2-15 { 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    2-16 Seats and Restraints 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Seats and Restraints 2-17 { 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 belt...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...again. If the latch plate will not go fully into the buckle, check if the correct buckle is being used. Lap-Shoulder Belt All seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt. The following instructions explain how to wear a lap-shoulder belt properly. 1. Adjust the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... If equipped with a shoulder belt height adjuster, move it to the height that is right for you. See "Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment" later in this section for instructions on use and important safety information. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...safety belts in a side crash. Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work ...position. The adjuster can be moved up by pushing on the front of the height adjuster. After the adjuster is set... detects that there is not a passenger in the right front passenger position, the safety belt pretensioner...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...the safety belt extender is used while the passenger airbag status indicator light is OFF, the right front passenger frontal and seat-mounted side impact airbags (if equipped) may ... The extender has been designed for adults. Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, just attach it...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... system may not properly protect the person using it, resulting in serious injury or even death in ...be necessary. But the safety belt assemblies that were used during any crash may have been... even if the safety belt system was not being used at the time of the crash. Have the safety belt pretensioners...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... airbags, the word AIRBAG will appear on the middle part of the steering wheel for the driver and on the instrument panel for the right front passenger. With ...: • A frontal airbag for the driver. • A frontal airbag for the right front passenger. The vehicle may have the following airbags: { ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door or side windows in seating...malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 4-12 for ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...in the ceiling above the side windows. 2-25 CAUTION (Continued) Do not use seat accessories that block the inflation path of a seat-mounted side ... the vehicle has seat-mounted side impact airbags for the driver and right front passenger, they are in the side of the seatbacks closest to the door.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...impacts. Frontal airbags for the driver and right front passenger may also deploy if ... for severe injuries mainly to the driver or right front passenger head and chest. However,... a predetermined deployment threshold. Deployment thresholds are used to predict how severe a crash is likely to be in time ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... the airbag module. Frontal airbag modules are located inside the steering wheel and instrument panel. For vehicles with seat-mounted side impact airbags, there are airbag modules in the side of the front seatbacks closest to the door. For vehicles with roof-rail airbags, there are ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone ... air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an airbag ... off, and turn the hazard warning flashers off by using the controls for those features...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...system will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. • The vehicle has a crash sensing and ... off the right front passenger frontal airbag, seat-mounted side impact airbag (if equipped), and safety ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... a booster seat; and children, who are large enough, using safety belts. CAUTION (Continued) { CAUTION A ... are off. If you secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat, always move the front passenger seat as far back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... restraints. • The right front passenger seat is unoccupied. • Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag ... to turn on (may inflate) the right front passenger frontal airbag and seat-... equipped) anytime the system senses that a person of adult size is sitting properly in the right front...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... Restraints (Rear Seat Position) on page 2-51 or Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position) on page 2-53. 5. If, after reinstalling the child restraint .... To help avoid injury to yourself or others, have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... proper restraint use. A thick layer of additional material, such as a blanket or cushion, or aftermarket equipment .... We recommend that you not use seat covers or other aftermarket equipment except when approved ... operates. If a person of adult-size is sitting in the right front passenger seat, but ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... sensing system. When a safety belt extender is used in the right front passenger seat, make sure the...Your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 12-...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...Yes. If you add things that change the vehicle's frame, bumper system, height, front end or side sheet metal, they may ... on page 12-1. In addition, your dealer/retailer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag sensors, sensing and diagnostic module and airbag wiring.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...? on page 2-27. See your dealer/retailer for service. Replacing Airbag System Parts After a ... airbag system parts. See your dealer/retailer for service. If the airbag readiness light stays on ... or comes on when you are driving, the airbag system may not work properly. Have the vehicle serviced right ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... 2-37 Child Restraints Older Children that booster. Use a booster seat with a lap-shoulder belt until the child passes the below fit test: Q: ... seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts. The manufacturer's instructions that come with the booster seat, state the weight and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... be crushed together and seriously injured. A safety belt must be used by only one person at a time. { CAUTION Never do this. .... 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... crash forces, an infant or a child will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it during a crash. For example, in a crash at only 40 km/h (25 mph), a 5.5 kg (12 lb) infant will suddenly become a 110 kg (240 lb) force on a person's arms. An infant should be secured in an appropriate restraint.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... rear-facing child restraint in the right front seat. Secure a rear-facing child restraint ...If you must secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat, always ...meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... 2-41 { CAUTION To reduce the risk of neck and head injury during a crash, infants need complete support. This is because an infant's neck is not fully developed and its head weighs so much compared with the rest of its body. In a crash, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...safety belt or LATCH system, following the instructions that came with that child restraint and the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be secured in the vehicle. Child restraint systems must ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... Seats and Restraints CAUTION (Continued) When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is ...the passenger sensing system has turned off the right front passenger frontal airbag, no system is fail-...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ..., or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the lower anchors or the...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... (B) to secure the top tether to the anchor. Some child restraints with top tethers are designed for use ... be attached. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the child restraint. Top Tether Anchor... and rotation of the child restraint during driving or in a crash. Rear Seat i (Top Tether ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...need to fold it back to access the top tether anchors. Be sure to use an anchor located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position ...a national or local law requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... or killed. Install a LATCH-type child restraint properly using the anchors, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with the child restraint and the instructions in this manual.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... belts. Refer to the child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for ... and the following instructions: If the position you are using does not have a headrest or head restraint and you are using a single tether, route the tether over the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...50 Seats and Restraints If the position you are using does not have a headrest or head ... tether over the seatback. If the position you are using has an adjustable headrest or head restraint and... headrest or head restraint. If the position you are using has an adjustable headrest or head restraint ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash. System) on page 2-45 ...using LATCH. If a child restraint is secured in a seating position using a safety belt and... Seat Position) When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... does not have the LATCH system, you will be using the safety belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...a top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and ... top tether anchor, disconnect it. 2-53 Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position) This vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... using LATCH. If a child restraint is secured in the seating position using a safety belt and ... law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top ...off. If you secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat, always ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Seats and Restraints You will be using the 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 as it will go before securing the forward-facing child restraint...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    .... When installing a forward-facing child restraint, it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten .... 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and let ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... Glove Box ...3-1 Cupholders ...3-1 Front Storage ...3-2 Overhead Console ...3-2 Center Console Storage ...3-2 Cargo Cover ...3-2 Load Rails and ... are also molded bottle holders located in the front and rear doors. Additional Storage Features Roof Rack System The cupholder size can be adjusted by ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... the lever to open the cover. Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover For vehicles equipped with a cargo cover. Using the cargo cover: 1. Remove the cargo cover from its storage location. 2. Unfold the cargo cover. 4. Attach the center ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Storage Folding the Cargo Cover: 1. Hold the cargo cover with both hands. 3-3 3. Twist the other side in the opposite direction. 5. Make sure the cover's three circles are side by side. 6. Return the cover to its storage bag. 2. Bend one side of the cover toward the body. 4. Make a small ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... 5 lb (2.3 kg). Cargo Tie Downs The cargo tie down straps and hooks are intended to be used to secure a flat tire or other items. The tie down hooks are located in the rear cargo area. The straps are under the rear floor panel. To use, hook ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... starts, sharp turns, sudden braking or abrupt maneuvers, otherwise it may result in loss of control. If driving for a long distance, on rough roads, or at high ..., making sure to fasten cargo securely. Do not exceed the maximum vehicle capacity when loading the vehicle. For more ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    3-6 Storage ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...(SSPS) Warning Light ...4-18 StabiliTrak® Indicator Light ...4-18 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...4-19 Tire Pressure Light ...4-19 ...21 Low Washer Fluid Warning Light ...4-21 Cruise Control Light ...4-21 Door Ajar Light ...4-21 Vehicle Personalization OnStar ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    4-2 Instruments and Controls Instrument Panel Overview
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...L. Hood on page 9-5. M. Steering Wheel Controls on page 4-4. N. Steering Wheel Adjustment on page 4-4. O. Horn on page 4-5. P. Cruise Control on page 8-36 (If Equipped). Q. Ignition Positions on page 8-16. R. Tire Pressure Reset Button (Out of View). ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... and Controls Controls Steering Wheel Adjustment A tilt and telescope wheel lets ... wheel position be adjusted. Steering Wheel Controls ª « (Next/Previous): Press to select the next or previous .... For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    Instruments and Controls 4-5 Horn Press near or on the horn symbols on the steering wheel pad to...(Intermittent): { CAUTION In freezing weather, do not use your washer until the windshield is warmed. ... snow and ice from the wiper blades before using them. If the blades are frozen to the windshield, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... to the vehicle can damage it or keep other components from working as they should. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Do not use equipment exceeding maximum amperage rating of 20 amperes. Check with your dealer/...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Instruments and Controls When adding electrical equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. Notice: Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by the warranty. Do not hang any type of accessory or ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    4-8 Instruments and Controls and other electrical equipment. See Power Outlets (Accessory Power ... work together to indicate a problem with the vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on while driving, or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Instruments and Controls 4-9 Instrument Cluster This feature is designed to show at a glance how the vehicle is running. It shows vehicle speed, how much fuel is left in the fuel tank and many other things needed to drive safely and economically. United States Base Cluster shown, Canada similar
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    4-10 Instruments and Controls Speedometer The speedometer shows the vehicle's speed in both kilometers per hour (km/h) and miles per ... is not possible, it is set at zero and a label is put on the driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer was installed. If the mileage ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    Instruments and Controls that the fuel filler door is on the driver side of the vehicle. The fuel gage ...comes on. Five things that do not indicate a problem with the fuel gage: 4-11 • The gage moves ... more or less than half the tank's capacity to fill it. • It takes the gage several minutes...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    4-12 Instruments and Controls This light flashes until the right front passenger safety belt ... Light This light shows if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensor, the... comes on when while driving, the airbag system may not work properly. Have the vehicle serviced ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Instruments and Controls 4-13 Passenger Airbag Status Indicator The vehicle has the passenger sensing ... right front passenger frontal and seat-mounted side impact airbags (if equipped) ..., there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer/retailer for service. {...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    4-14 Instruments and Controls Charging System Light Malfunction Indicator Lamp Check ..., this indicates that there is an OBD II problem and service is required. Malfunctions often are indicated ... repairs that might not be covered by the vehicle warranty. The charging system light comes on briefly ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... the engine, transmission, exhaust, intake, or fuel system of the vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other than those of the same Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) can affect the vehicle's emission controls and can cause this light to come on. Modifications ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... have or might begin programs to inspect the emission control equipment on the vehicle. Failure to pass this inspection .... This can take several days of routine driving. If this has been done and ... the proper test equipment and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that might ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... not fully release. If it stays on after the parking brake is fully released, it means there is a brake problem. Antilock Brake System (ABS) ... vehicle has been pulled off the road and carefully stopped, have the vehicle towed for service. See Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light later in this ...
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    4-18 Instruments and Controls If the regular brake system warning light is also on, there are no ...may not be working. See your dealer/retailer for service. This light warns that there is a problem with the Traction Control System (TCS) or the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system. The light comes ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    .... Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. Tire Pressure Light Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light This light ... OFF button. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 8-33 for more information. If there is a tire with low tire ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    4-20 Instruments and Controls If the light comes on and stays on, it means that oil is not...oil and might have some other system problem. Security Light Fog Lamp Light Low ...on Reminder This light comes on whenever the headlights are on. See Exterior Lamp Controls on page 5-1 for more information.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    Instruments and Controls 4-21 Taillamp Indicator Light Cruise Control Light Vehicle Personalization Your vehicle may have lighting .... The CRUISE light comes on when the cruise control is on. See Cruise Control on page 8-36 for more information. Low Washer Fluid Warning Light Door Ajar Light ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    4-22 Instruments and Controls Key Fob Signal: If this feature is programmed on, the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter can be used to lock and unlock the vehicle. When the vehicle ... the factory this feature was programmed on. Interior Lamps on with Door Key Unlock: If this feature is programmed ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    Instruments and Controls 4-23 OnStar System OnStar® System signal sent to unlock the doors. ... Subscriber glove box literature. Some services such as Remote Door Unlock or Stolen Vehicle ... a full description of OnStar services and system limitations, see the OnStar Owner's Guide in the glove box ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... to make and receive calls using voice commands. Hands-Free Calling is fully integrated into the vehicle, and can be used with OnStar Pre-Paid Minute ... & Connections Plan • All Safe and Sound Plan Services • Driving Directions - Advisor Delivered • RideAssist • Information ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... 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 at any particular time or place. Some ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    4-26 Instruments and Controls ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Lighting 5-1 Lighting Exterior Lighting Exterior Lamp Controls ...5-1 Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer ...5-2 Flash-to-Pass ... and Lane-Change Signals ...5-3 Fog Lamps ...5-4 Instrument Panel Illumination Control ...5-4 Dome Lamps ...5-4 Reading Lamps ...5-5 Exterior Lighting Exterior Lamp Controls ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... ignition while the lamps are on. Flash-to-Pass This feature is used to signal to the vehicle ahead that you want ...also comes on if only the parking lamps are being used. Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Daytime ... it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. Fully functional DRL ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... There is a delay before the lights turn on when starting the car at night. Do not cover the automatic light...Press this button located on the instrument panel, to make the front and rear turn signal lamps ...and off. This warns others that you are having trouble. Press | again to turn the flashers off....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... fog lamps. Interior Lighting Instrument Panel Illumination Control Dome Lamps The interior lamps control is located on the overhead lamp. To change the interior lamps setting, slide the switch to one of ... after 20 minutes. # (Fog Lamps): Use the trip odometer knob located on the right side...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...opened. The lamp goes off when all the side doors and the liftgate are closed. Lighting Features .... This feature will only work with the dome lamp in the Door position. When any interior lamp is left... are locked and the light is still on. When any door is unlocked with the key or Remote Keyless Entry...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    5-6 Lighting ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... audio system's features. For more information, see Defensive Driving on page 8-2. Notice: Contact your dealer/ retailer before adding any equipment. Adding ......6-14 Audio Players • Become familiar with the operation and controls of the audio system. • Set up the tone, speaker...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    6-2 Infotainment System The date display times out and goes back to the normal radio and time display. To adjust the time and date: 1. Turn the ignition key to ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN. 2. Press the PWR VOL (Power/ Volume) knob to turn on the radio. 3. Press the CLOCK button, and the HR, MIN, MM, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...tone to adjust. 4. Turn the TUNE ADJ knob to adjust the audio balance to the right or the left speakers and the fade to adjust the audio volume to the front or rear speakers. 5. Press the TUNE ADJ knob to set the adjustment. Setting the Tone (Bass/Midrange/Treble) To adjust the bass, midrange, and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... page of favorites can contain any combination of AM, FM, or XM™ (if equipped) stations. For vehicles without XM, only four pages of favorites are ...) The audio system has Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS: • ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... radio stations. • The RDS alert feature is not supported by all RDS radio stations. • The RDS ... cannot be turned off. • Alert is not affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. MSG (Message): ...(Information) (FM-RDS, XM™ Satellite Radio Service, and MP3 Features): Press to display ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... if the desired category cannot be found. XM Satellite Radio Service XM is a satellite radio service ...to XM Radio Online for when you are not in your vehicle. A service fee is required to receive the XM service...(Information) (FM-RDS, XM™ Satellite Radio Service, and MP3 Features): Press to display ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... CH Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel. CH Unauth:...If this message is received after having the vehicle serviced, check with your dealer/retailer. Radio ...radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Consult with your dealer/retailer. Unknown:...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ..., causing the sound to fade in and out. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception from coast-to-coast in the 48 contiguous United States, ... antenna can withstand most car washes without being damaged as long as it is securely attached to the base. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Infotainment System 6-9 Satellite Radio Antenna For vehicles with XM™ Satellite Radio Service, the antenna is located on the roof of the vehicle. Keep the antenna clear of obstructions for clear radio reception. If the vehicle has a sunroof, the performance of the XM system may be affected if ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...outer edges or the edge of the hole and the outer edge. To clean a CD, use a soft lint free cloth, or dampen a clean soft cloth in a mild ... audio player is not connected, "No Aux Input Device" displays. See "Using the Auxiliary Input Jack" later in this section. • The CD-R quality. • The...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... the CD player, use only CDs in good condition without any label, load one CD ... CD might not be compatible. See ''Using an MP3'' later in this section. • A problem may have occurred while ...down and provide it to your dealer/ retailer when reporting the problem. MP3 MP3 CD-R Disc MP3 Format ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    6-12 Infotainment System Order of Play CDs that have playlists play the tracks in the following order: 1. After the first track in the first playlist ends, play continues sequentially through all tracks in each playlist 2. After the last track of the last playlist ends, play restarts from the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... a track. Release ( to resume playing the track. BAND: Press to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. INFO (Information): Press when an MP3 CD is loaded, then press the button below the Song, Artist, Album, or Folder label to view the information. CD/AUX (CD/Auxiliary): Press to play a CD when ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... CD changer, etc. can be connected to the auxiliary input jack for use as another audio source. To use a portable audio player, connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 inch) cable to the radio's front auxiliary... change between playback by artist or album while using the Music Navigator. BACK: Press the button ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... Systems ...7-1 Air Vents ...7-4 Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...7-4 Climate Control Systems The heating, cooling, and ventilation for the vehicle can ... this system. Maintenance A. Air Delivery Mode Control B. Fan Control C. Temperature Control D. Recirculation E. Rear Window Defogger F. Air ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... Air Delivery Mode Control Turn the left knob to select from the following modes: Use the defog ... temperature is at or below 32°F (0°C). Fan Control 9 (Fan): Turn the center knob toward ...and Scheduled Maintenance on page 10-3. Temperature Control Turn the right knob clockwise or counterclockwise ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Air Conditioning For vehicles with this feature, there will be the following controls: A/C (Air Conditioning): Press to turn the air ... from the rear window. Notice: Do not use a razor blade or sharp object to clear ... actions may damage the rear defogger. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    7-4 Climate Controls Air Vents Use the air outlets located in the center and outboard sides of the instrument panel, to change the ... ice, snow or leaves from the outside air inlets at the base of the windshield. • Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors can adversely affect ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Climate Controls 7-5 2. Push the side fastener to release and remove the filter cover. 3. Remove the air filter. 4. Install a new air filter and reassemble the unit by reversing the steps. Replacing the air filter is recommended, but will not damage the vehicle if it is not.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    7-6 Climate Controls ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... Park ...8-22 Parking ...8-22 Parking Over Things That Burn ...8-23 Ride Control Systems Traction Control System (TCS) ...8-33 StabiliTrak System ...8-35 Cruise Control Fuel Cruise Control ...8-36 Fuel ...8-38 Recommended Fuel ...8-39 Gasoline Specifications ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    8-2 Driving and Operating • When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control, if equipped. Driving Information Driving for Better Fuel Economy Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible. Defensive ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... while driving - brakes, steering, and accelerator. At times, as when driving on snow or ice, it is easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. Meaning, you can lose control of the vehicle. Adding non-dealer/non-retailer ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... the road, whether it is pavement or gravel; the condition of the road, whether it is wet, dry, or icy; tire tread; the condition of the brakes; the weight of the vehicle; and the amount of... applied. Once the power assist is used up, it can take longer to stop and the brake pedal will be ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...important to take curves at a reasonable speed. Traction in a curve depends on the condition of the tires and the road surface, the angle at which the curve is banked, and vehicle...from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. These problems can be avoided by braking - if...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn the steering wheel to go straight down the ... the three control systems - brakes, steering, and acceleration - do not have enough friction where the tires meet the road...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... correspond to the vehicle's three control systems. In the braking skid, the wheels are not rolling. In the steering ... and vehicle control more limited. While driving on a surface with reduced traction, try ... lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car/vehicle...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... proper tread depth. See Tires on page 9-43. • Turn off cruise control. Highway Hypnosis Always be alert and pay ...the vehicle serviced and in good shape. • Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling...CAUTION If you do not shift down, the brakes could get so hot that they would ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... hot that they would not work well. You would then have poor braking or even none going down a hill. You could crash. Always have ... roads are clear. Avoid sudden steering maneuvers and braking while on ice. Turn off cruise control, if equipped, on slippery surfaces. • Stay in your own lane. Do not...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...with the vehicle unless there is help nearby. If possible, use the Roadside Assistance Program on page 12-6. To get ... bring in fresh air. • Fully open the air outlets on or under the instrument panel. • Adjust the Climate Control system to a setting that circulates the air inside the vehicle and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... be towed out, see Towing the Vehicle on page 9-73. { CAUTION If you let your vehicle's tires spin at high speed, they can explode, and you ... avoid going above 55 km/h (35 mph) as shown on the speedometer. For information about using tire chains on the vehicle, see Tire Chains on ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory-installed options. The Tire and Loading Information label also shows the tire size of the original equipment tires (C), and the recommended cold tire inflation pressures (D). For more information ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... 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 Trailer ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...(200 lbs) × 5 = 453 kg (1,000 lbs). C. Available Cargo Weight = 0 kg (0 lbs). Refer to your vehicle's Tire and Loading Information label for specific information about the vehicle's capacity weight and seating positions. The combined Label Example A ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...(GAWR) for either the front or rear axle. And, if you do have a heavy load,...damage. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not overload your vehicle..... These could cause you to lose control and crash. Also, overloading can .... You can use these anchors to tie down lighter loads. They are not ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...-throttle starts. Avoid downshifting to brake or slow the vehicle. • Do not tow a trailer during break-in. See Trailer Towing on page 8-48 for the trailer towing capabilities of the vehicle and more... break-in, engine speed and load can be gradually increased. Notice: Using a tool to force ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... wheel from right to left while turning the key to ACC/ACCESSORY. If this doesn't work, then the vehicle needs service. 8-17 { CAUTION On manual transmission vehicles, turning the key to LOCK/OFF and removing it will lock the steering column and result in...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...or until either front door is opened. The radio will work when the key is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY. Manual Transmission The shift lever should be in NEUTRAL and the parking brake engaged. ... engine gets warm. Vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine have a Computer-Controlled Cranking System. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Driving and Operating Notice: Holding the key in START for longer than 15 seconds at a...the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer/retailer. If you ...Any resulting damage would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Engine Heater The engine coolant heater, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    8-20 Driving and Operating CAUTION (Continued) To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the ... when you are on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. If you are pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 8-44. { CAUTION Plugging the cord ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Driving and Operating To shift into P (Park), do the following: 1. Hold the brake pedal down...(Park) by pushing the lever all the way toward the front of the vehicle and to the left. 3. Turn the ignition key... suddenly if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. And, ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    8-22 Driving and Operating To shift out of P (Park) use the following: 1. Apply the brake pedal...(Park), consult your dealer/retailer or a professional towing service. Shifting Out of Park This vehicle has... if the vehicle is pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 8-44....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Driving and Operating Evaporation Pump The vehicle is equipped with a vacuum pump for the fuel evaporation system. This pump ...fumes are detected or if it is suspected that exhaust is coming into the vehicle: • Drive it only with the windows completely down. • Have the vehicle repaired immediately...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...on a hill and pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 8-44. Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission (Four Speed Automatic... the seats. P (Park): This position locks the front wheels. It is the best position to use when you start the engine because the...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    .... The vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You must fully apply the regular brake first and move the ... damage the transmission. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Shift to R (Reverse) only after the vehicle is stopped. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...covered by the vehicle warranty. Be sure the engine is not running at high speed when shifting the vehicle. D (Drive):...) without using the brakes. You can use 2 (Second) on hills. It can help control ...) only. Also, use N (Neutral) when the vehicle is being towed. { CAUTION Shifting into a drive gear ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    .... The vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You must fully apply the regular brake first and move the ... damage the transmission. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Shift to R (Reverse) only after the vehicle is stopped. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... To restart the engine when the vehicle is already moving, use N (Neutral) only. Also, use N (Neutral) when the vehicle is being towed. Manual Mode Driver Shift Control (DSC) DSC mode allows you to choose the top gear limit of the vehicle's...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...the currently displayed message to 4 (Fourth) when you enter S (Shift Control), and change to indicate the requested gear range when ... DSC feature the transmission will have firmer shifting and sportier performance. You can use this for sport driving or when climbing hills to stay in gear longer or ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... damage the transmission. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Shift to R (Reverse) only after the vehicle is stopped. Also, use R (Reverse) along with the... skip a gear when you downshift, you could lose control of the vehicle. You could injure yourself or others. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Driving and Operating Manual Transmission Recommended Shift Speeds Engine 1 to 2 2 to 3 3 to 4 4 to 5 1.8L 34 mph (55 km/h) 56 mph (91 km/h)...engine power is sent to all four wheels at all times. This is like four-wheel drive, but there is no separate lever or switch to engage or disengage the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... road is wet and you are driving safely. Suddenly, an animal jumps out in front of you. You slam on the brakes and continue braking. Here ... are applied, the computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. Remember: ABS does not change the time needed to get ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 8-44. Ride Control Systems Traction Control System (TCS) Your vehicle has a traction control system that limits wheel spin. This is especially useful in slippery road conditions. The system ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...performance interferes with the process of freeing the front wheels. To turn off traction control, press and ... when the system is limiting wheel spin. To turn off both the traction control system and ...VSC OFF light flashes, there is a problem in the traction control system or StabiliTrak. Adding non...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... mode, but does not indicate a problem. If the vehicle is going to skid during driving, the traction control system warning light flashes and an alarm .... If the VSC OFF light flashes, there is a problem in the traction control system or StabiliTrak. To turn off both the traction ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... off until you want to use cruise control. 1. Press the ON-OFF button at the end ... cannot drive safely at a steady speed. So, do not use the cruise control.... Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire... wheel slip, and you could lose control. Do not use cruise...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... immediately after being activated, there may be a problem with the cruise control system. See your dealer/retailer. ... set speed. Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control There are three ways to increase the ... speed: 8-37 Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control There are two ways to reduce the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...Control There are several ways to turn off the cruise control: Using Cruise Control on Hills ...down. Applying the brake or downshifting to 2 SECOND or L LOW turns off the cruise control. Fuel Use ... the vehicle has a manual transmission. • Press the ON-OFF button. • Pull the cruise control lever ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California emissions standards, the vehicle ... condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs might not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Gasoline Specifications At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. To check the fuel availability, ask an auto club, or ... engine and fuel system deposits from forming, allowing the emission control system to work properly. In most cases, you should ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...damage would not be covered under the vehicle warranty. Some gasolines that are not reformulated for low... of spark plugs and the performance of the emission control system could be affected. The malfunction indicator... others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off the engine...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... fuel cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on the driver side of the vehicle. To remove the fuel ... refueling, hang the fuel cap inside of the fuel door. When reinstalling the cap, turn it clockwise until ... until it clicks. Make sure the cap is fully installed. The diagnostic system can determine ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...43 Filling a Portable Fuel Container CAUTION (Continued) Towing General Towing Information Only use towing equipment that has been designed for your vehicle. Contact your ... vehicle and trailer weights, see Trailer Towing. • For information on equipment to tow a trailer, see Towing...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... carefully before pulling a trailer. Load-pulling components such as the engine, transmission, wheel assemblies and tires are forced to work harder against the ... CAUTION The driver can lose control when pulling a trailer if the correct equipment is not used or the vehicle is not ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...a trailer. This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. • Use the Sport Shift mode and the cruise control when towing. Passing More passing distance is needed when towing a trailer. Because the rig ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...much that they would get hot and no longer work well. Vehicles with an automatic transmission can tow in D (Drive). ... shifts too often under heavy loads and/or hilly conditions. For vehicles with a manual transmission, it is better not to use the highest gear. Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer The ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... or into gear for vehicles with a manual transmission. 5. Release the brake pedal. 8-47 Maintenance When Trailer Towing The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a ... a flat surface. If parking the rig on a hill: 1. Press the brake pedal, but do not shift into P (...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... more information about the vehicle's maximum load capacity. • The weight of the trailer. • The weight of the trailer tongue. • The total weight on your vehicle's tires. Weight of the Trailer How heavy can a trailer safely be? It should never weigh ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Driving and Operating Total Weight on Your Vehicle’s Tires Be sure the vehicle’s tires are in�. the upper limit for cold tires. These numbers can be found on the Tire-Loading Information label. See ...hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... with your dealer/retailer first. Some electrical equipment can damage the vehicle and the damage would not be covered by the vehicle's warranty. Some add-on electrical equipment can keep other components from working as they should. Add-on ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...29 Starter Switch Check ...9-30 Wiper Blade Replacement ...9-30 Wheels and Tires Headlamp Aiming Headlamp Aiming ...9-32 Bulb Replacement Vehicle ... ...9-55 When It Is Time for New Tires ...9-56 Buying New Tires ...9-56 Different Size Tires and Wheels ...9-58 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...9-58 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...Vehicle Care Jump Starting Towing Jump Starting ...9-69 General Information For service and parts needs,...genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Genuine GM parts have... wear by-products contain and/or emit these chemicals. Towing the Vehicle ...9-73 Recreational Vehicle Towing...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ..., aerodynamics, durability, and electronic systems like antilock brakes, traction control, and stability control. Some of these accessories could even cause malfunction or...¬ed parts, including control module modifications, are not covered under the terms of the vehicle warranty and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories. ... If doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... an airbag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see Airbag System Check on ... and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records on page 10-18. 9-5 Hood To open the hood: 2. From the front of the vehicle, pull up on the secondary hood release ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    9-6 Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 1.8L L4 engine, this is what you see.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... Air Cleaner/Filter on page 9-16. G. Brakes on page 9-26 and Hydraulic Clutch on page 9-15 (If Equipped). H. Engine Compartment Fuse Block. I. Battery on page 9-28. .... See ″Checking the Fluid Level″ under Automatic Transmission Fluid on page 9-12 (If Equipped) (Out of View). 9-7
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    9-8 Vehicle Care When you open the hood on the 2.4L L4 engine, this is what you see.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...Oil" under Engine Oil on page 9-9. F. Brakes on page 9-26 and Hydraulic Clutch on page 9-15 (If Equipped). G. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 9-16. H. ... Level″ under Automatic Transmission Fluid on page 9-12 (If Equipped) (Out of View). 9-9 Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil It is...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...damaged. When to Add Engine Oil What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Look for three things: 1.8L Engine See Engine Compartment ... at least one liter/quart of the recommended oil. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and Specifications on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by the vehicle warranty. Cold Temperature Operation If in an area of extreme cold, ... and could cause engine damage not covered by the vehicle warranty. • SAE 5W-30 SAE 5W-30 is best ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... streams or bodies of water. Recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. Automatic Transmission Fluid When to Check and Change Automatic... 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 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... level place. Keep the engine running. 2. With the parking brake applied, place the shift lever in P (Park). 3. With your foot on the brake pedal, move the shift lever through each gear range, ... has an orange handle and is located near the front of the engine compartment. See Engine Compartment ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...than one pint (0.5 L). Do not overfill. Manual Transmission Fluid When to Check A good time to ... engine oil is changed. However, the fluid in your manual transmission does not require changing. ... dealer/retailer service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... in the system. Adding fluid will not correct a leak. The hydraulic clutch and brake master cylinder use the same reservoir. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. How to Add Fluid Here is how to ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... Fluids and Lubricants on page 10-15. When to Check and What to Use Engine Air Cleaner/Filter The engine air cleaner/filter is... MIN mark. If the level is below the MIN mark, see the instructions on the reservoir cap. When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter If you are driving in dusty/dirty ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Vehicle Care How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter To inspect the air cleaner/filter remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains caked with dirt, a new filter is required. To inspect or replace the engine air ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... there and the engine backfires, you could be burned. Do not drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off.... will damage it. Always have the air cleaner/filter in place when you are driving. 2.4L Engine 1. Release the three clips that hold the cover. 2. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...), whichever occurs first. When coolant is added or changed, use DEX-COOL® coolant. The following explains the ... and how to add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on... and you could be burned. Get any leak fixed before you drive the vehicle.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...be badly damaged. The repair cost would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the ...000 km) or 24 months, whichever occurs first. Any repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Always use DEX-COOL (silicate-free) coolant in your vehicle....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... overheat warning. Your engine could catch fire and you or others could be burned. Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and a proper coolant. Notice: In ...water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    9-22 Vehicle Care CAUTION (Continued) How to Add Coolant to the Radiator When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at the FULL mark, start the vehicle. If the overheat warning continues, there is one more thing that can be done. Add the proper coolant mixture directly to the radiator but ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... fan should be running. If it is not, the vehicle needs service. If no problem is apparent, but the coolant level is not at or above the FULL mark, add a 50/...with no coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...electronic power steering and does not use power steering fluid. If you suspect a problem, see your dealer/retailer. Washer Fluid What to Use When you need windshield washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...Fluid Adding Washer Fluid • Do not mix water with 9-25 ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze and .... It can damage the vehicle's windshield washer system and paint. • When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... does not mean something is wrong with the brakes. Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the proper sequence to torque specifi...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...lining wear. When new linings are installed, the fluid level goes back up. The brake master cylinder and, on manual transmission vehicles, the clutch hydraulic system use the same reservoir. The reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid as...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...28 Vehicle Care Notice: What to Add Use only new DOT-3 brake fluid from a sealed container. See...on page 9-6 for battery location. • Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake or clutch hydraulic system... not work well. This could cause a crash. Always use the proper brake fluid. • If brake...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Vehicle Care Vehicle Storage 9-29 All-Wheel Drive If you have an all-wheel-...uid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. What to Use Refer to ... For extended storage of the vehicle, remove the black, negative (−) cable from the battery or use a battery trickle charger. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... any other position, contact your dealer/retailer for service. For manual transmission vehicles, put the shift lever in Neutral, push the clutch pedal down halfway, ... contact your dealer/retailer for service. Starter Switch Check Wiper Blade Replacement Front Windshield Wiper Windshield...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    Vehicle Care Rear Windshield Wiper 9-31 2. Push the release lever and slide the wiper assembly toward the driver side of the vehicle. 3. Slide the new wiper assembly into place. 4. Push the release lever down to lock into place. 1. Disengage the two pins and disconnect the rear wiper arm by ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... hear a clicking sound when the arm comes off. 3. Push the rear wiper assembly straight into the rear wiper arm. 4. Reengage the two pins to the rear wiper arm by pushing them down. If the headlamps need to be re-aimed, it is recommended that you take the vehicle to your dealer/retailer for service.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... 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. High-beam Headlamp B. Turn Signal Lamp/Parking Lamp C. Low-beam Headlamp 2. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... Signal Lamp and Parking Lamp To replace the Front Turn Signal Lamp or Parking Lamp: ... into the headlamp assembly and turn it clockwise to secure it in its original location. 2. Turn the bulb socket ... Push the bulb socket into the lamp assembly and turn clockwise to secure it in its original location.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    Vehicle Care 9-35 Taillamps To replace one of these lamps: 1. Open the liftgate. Driver Side A. Turn Signal Lamp B. Stoplamp/Sidemarker Lamp/Taillamp C. Back-up Lamp Passenger Side 2. Remove the storage compartment cover in the rear cargo area of the vehicle to access the bulbs. 3. Turn the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... of the socket. 5. Push the new bulb straight in until it clicks to secure. 6. Push the bulb socket in and turn it clockwise to secure. ... socket straight into the license plate assembly and turn it clockwise to secure it. 6. Reinstall the license plate assembly into its original location making sure ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... an electrical system overload. When the current electrical load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens... the circuit until the until the current load returns to normal or the problem is fixed. This greatly reduces... overload and fire caused by electrical problems. Fuses and circuit breakers protect...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... and heavy snow from the windshield before using the windshield wipers. If the overload is caused by an electrical problem and not snow or ice, be sure to get ... greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... Fans Electric Cooling Fans Antilock Braking System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Control System Fuses 4 5 6 7 Usage ABS, Vehicle Stability Control System Air Conditioning System Charging System ... Power Steering 14 15 16 Usage Emission Control System Main, Horn, Ignition 2 Headlamp Main ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ..., Daytime Running Lights (DRL), Air Conditioning System, Wireless Remote Control, Theft Deterrent System Audio System Interior Lamps, Personal Lamps, ... System/Sequential Multiport Fuel Injection System, Horn, Emission Control System 1, Emission Control System 2 Horn Multiport Fuel Injection System/ ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Vehicle Care 9-41 Instrument Panel Fuse Block The fuse block is located under the instrument panel on the driver side of the vehicle. Fuses 1 2 Usage Parking Lamps, License Plate Lamps, Taillamp, Multiport Fuel Injection System/ Sequential Multiport Fuel Injection System, Instrument Panel ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...Rearview Mirrors, Audio System, Main Body Engine Control Unit (ECU), Clock, Brake Transmission Shift Interlock Empty Empty Airbag System...Multiport Fuel Injection System/ Sequential Multiport Fuel Injection System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Vehicle Stability Control System Back-up Lamps,...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your vehicle Warranty booklet for details. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer. CAUTION (Continued) • Underinflated tires...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    9-44 Vehicle Care (A) Tire Size: The tire size is a combination of letters and numbers used to define a particular tire's width, height... (TIN). The TIN shows the manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is molded onto both sides of the tire,...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...and inflation see Tire Pressure on page 9-49. (F) Tire Size: A combination of letters and numbers define a tire's width, ..., construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for temporary use only. Compact Spare Tire Example (A) ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... the tire height-to-width measurements. For example, if the tire size aspect ratio is 60, as shown in item ... a tire is certified to carry a load. Tire Designations Tire Size The following illustration shows an example of a typical passenger vehicle tire size. Tire Terminology and Definitions Air ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... unit for air pressure. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load Index: An assigned number ranging from 1 to 279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacity of a tire. Maximum Inflation Pressure: The maximum ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... as shown on the tire placard. See Tire Pressure on page 9-49 and Vehicle Load Limits on page 8-12. Radial Ply ... ratings for a tire's traction, temperature, and treadwear. Ratings are determined by tire manufacturers using government testing procedures. The ratings are molded into the sidewall of ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... Placard: A label permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation pressure. See "Tire and Loading Information Label" under Vehicle Load Limits on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...inflation pressure matches the recommended pressure on the Tire and Loading Information label, no further adjustment ... tire, see Compact Spare Tire on page 9-68. How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type ...). Tire Pressure Monitor System The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and may affect ..., including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or 9-51 wheels on the vehicle that prevent the TPMS from functioning ... telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... A Tire and Loading Information label, attached to the vehicle, shows the size of the vehicle's original equipment tires and the correct inflation pressure ...pressure condition exists. TPMS sensors are mounted onto each tire and wheel assembly, excluding the spare tire and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... • If there is a lot of snow or ice around the wheels or wheel housings. • Replacement tires or wheels do not match the vehicle's original equipment tires or wheels. Tires and wheels other than those recommended for your vehicle could prevent the TPMS from ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...tire inflation pressure level indicated on the Tire and Loading Information label attached to the vehicle. ... see your dealer/retailer for service. If you press the tire pressure reset switch while... parking brake. Turn the engine off. 2. Turn the ignition to ACC/ACCESSORY or LOCK/OFF. Tire Inspection...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. See When It Is Time for New ...9-56 and Wheel Replacement on page 9-60 for more information. When rotating the vehicle's tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown here. Tires should only be moved from front to ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... GM strongly recommends that you get tires that are the same size, brand, load range, speed rating, and...and vehicle safety, during normal use, as the original tires. See Tire Sidewall Labeling on page 9-44..., even if they are not being used. This is also true for the spare tire, if the vehicle has one....
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...Continued) vehicle. Be sure to use the correct size, brand, and type of tires on all wheels. It is all right ... cause you to lose control while driving. If you mix tires of different sizes, brands, or...wheel could fail suddenly, causing a crash. Use only radial-ply tires with the wheels on the vehicle.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    9-58 Vehicle Care Different Size Tires and Wheels If you add wheels or tires that are a different size than your original equipment wheels and tires, this could...if your vehicle has electronic systems such as anti-lock brakes, traction control, and electronic stability control, the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified ... controlled conditions on specified government test surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire ... test wheel than the minimum required by law. It should be noted that the temperature grade for this tire ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    .... If the vehicle vibrates when driving on a smooth road, the tires and wheels might need ..., make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You ..., headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance, and tire or tire chain ... to the body and chassis. See If a Tire Goes Flat on page 9-62 for more ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...in a crash. Use another type of traction device only if its manufacturer recommends it for use on the vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that ... has a tire size other than P215/45R18 size tires, use tire chains only where legal and only when you ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... Get the vehicle under control by steering the way you want the vehicle to go. It may be { CAUTION Changing a tire can be dangerous. ... with the vehicle, only use it for changing a flat tire. If a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... has a flat tire (B), use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of wheel blocks (A). A. B. C. D. E. F. Compact Spare Tire Jack Cargo Area Floor(s) Tire/Wheel Retainer Nut ... both of the cargo area floors (C). A. Wheel Block B. Flat Tire The following information explains ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... See If a Tire Goes Flat on page 9-62. 2. If the vehicle has steel wheels with... wheel wrench (F) from the passenger side of the cargo area. 5. Remove the tire/wheel retainer (D) from the compact spare ...68. 6. Place the compact spare tire (A) next to the flat tire. 3. Remove the wheel cover and set ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. 5. Loosen all the wheel nuts. Do not remove them yet... Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is enough room for the compact spare tire to fit underneath the wheel well. 6. Position the jack and raise the jack ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... wheel nuts and the flat tire. 9. Install the spare tire. 10. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. 11. Place the compact spare tire on the wheel-mounting surface. { CAUTION Never use oil or grease on bolts or nuts because ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...¬cation after replacing. Follow the torque specification supplied by the aftermarket manufacturer when using accessory locking wheel nuts. See Capacities and Specifications on page 11-2 for original equipment wheel nut torque specifications. Notice: ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    9-68 Vehicle Care C. D. E. F. Cargo Area Floor Tire/Wheel Retainer Nut Jack Handle Wheel Wrench Storing the ... stem pointed down, back in its original location in the center of the cargo area. 4. Turn the tire/wheel retainer nut (D) clockwise to secure it on the compact spare tire (A). 5. Close the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...The compact spare can get caught on the rails which can damage the tire, wheel and other parts of the vehicle. Do not use the temporary spare on other vehicles. Do not mix the temporary spare tire or wheel with other wheels or tires. They will not fit. Keep the spare tire and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... automatic transmission in P (Park) or a manual transmission in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. Notice: If ... could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by the warranty. Always turn off the radio and ...and get medical help immediately. { CAUTION Using a match near a battery can cause ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...6. Connect the red positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 7. ... other end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 1.8 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... start after a few tries, it probably needs service. Notice: If the jumper cables are connected or .... The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Always connect and remove the jumper ... Now connect the black negative (−) cable to the negative terminal of the good battery. Use a remote ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... 9-73 Towing Towing the Vehicle To avoid damage, the disabled vehicle should be towed with all four wheels off the ground. Consult your dealer/retailer or a professional towing service if the disabled vehicle must be towed. See Roadside Assistance Program ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...After dinghy towing, let the engine idle for more than three minutes before driving... to consider before recreational vehicle towing: • What is the towing capacity of the towing vehicle? Be sure to read... the repairs would not be covered by the warranty. Dinghy Towing If the vehicle has an automatic...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Vehicle Care Dolly Towing (Front-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Only) 3. Set the parking brake. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-...nish. Approved cleaning products can be obtained from your dealer/retailer. To tow the front-wheel-drive vehicle using a dolly, follow these steps: 1. Put the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. If necessary, use non-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for... regularly to keep their luster. Wash with water or use chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel trim... depth and gloss to the colored basecoat. Always use waxes and polishes that are non-abrasive ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... not wash the vehicle in direct sunlight and use a car washing soap. Notice: Certain ... occur and it would not be covered by the warranty. Do not use cleaning agents that are petroleum ...Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index of the "Maintenance and Warranty and Owner assistance Information" manual.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...off immediately after application. Notice: Driving the vehicle through an automatic car wash that has silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes, ... aluminum or chrome-plated wheels through an automatic car wash that uses silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. Wheels and Trim - Aluminum or Chrome The ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... if they are worn or damaged. Wipers can be damaged by: 9-79 Tires Use a stiff brush with tire cleaner to clean the tires. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on the vehicle ... protection while maintaining the vehicle warranty. Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... products for cleaning the vehicle's interior. When cleaning the vehicle's interior, only use cleaners specifically designed for the surfaces that are being cleaned. Permanent damage can result from using cleaners on surfaces for which they were not intended. Apply the...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... vehicle's interior. Before using cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label....ventilation by opening the vehicle's doors and windows. Do not clean the interior using the following ...per gallon (3.78 L) of water is a good guide. Fabric/Carpet Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    9-82 To clean: Vehicle Care A paper towel can be used to blot excess moisture from the fabric or carpet after the cleaning process.... fabric cleaner or spot lifter may be necessary. Test a small hidden area for colorfastness before using a commercial upholstery cleaner or spot lifter. If the locally ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Vehicle Care Some commercial products may increase gloss on the instrument panel. The increase in gloss may cause annoying reflections in the windshield and even make it difficult to see through the windshield under certain conditions. 9-83 How to Remove and Replace the Floor Mat Care of Safety...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    9-84 Vehicle Care ✍ NOTES
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... Plan? The Plan supplements the vehicle warranties. See the Warranty and Owner Assistance booklet or your ... scheduled maintenance might not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Proper vehicle maintenance not only ... we breathe. Improper fluid levels or the wrong tire inflation can increase the level ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    .../retailer for service, trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine parts. To purchase service information, ... parts from your dealer/retailer. • carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits on the Tire and Loading Information label. See Vehicle Load Limits ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... occurs first). Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote †.) ❑ Change manual transmission fluid every 48 000 ... 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-55 for proper rotation pattern and additional ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page 9-...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. ❑ Rotate tires. See Tire Rotation on page ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... doing frequent trailer towing. − Uses such as found in taxi, police, or delivery service. If you ... Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote †.) ❑ Change manual transmission fluid ..., and neck. Pressure test cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... can cause damage to the engine not covered by the vehicle warranty. Engine Coolant Level Check Check the engine ... 9-5. Weatherstrip Lubrication 10-11 At Least Once a Month Tire Inflation Check Inspect the tires .... Do not forget to check the spare tire. See Tires on page 9-43. Silicone grease on ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    10-12 Service and Maintenance Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, ... should turn to LOCK/OFF only when the shift lever is in P (Park). • For manual transmission vehicles, the ignition should turn to LOCK/OFF only ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...the vehicle facing downhill. Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set the parking brake. 10-13 Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive materials from the underbody. Take care to clean ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    .... Proper procedures to perform these services can be found in a service manual. See Service Publications Ordering Information on page 12-12. • Inspect the complete brake system. Inspect ... have high effort or excessive wear. Do not lubricate accelerator and cruise control cables.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System Windshield Washer Parking Brake Cable Guides Automatic Transmission Manual Transmission Manual Transmission Shift Linkage Clutch Linkage Pivot ... U.S. 88863400, in Canada 88863401). GM Goodwrench® Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    10-16 Service and Maintenance Usage Floor Shift Linkage Key Lock Cylinders Chassis Lubrication Fluid/...Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887). Rear Axle (All-Wheel Drive) Transfer Case (All-Wheel Drive) Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl Hood ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    Service and Maintenance 10-17 Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or ... Kit includes element and seal. **The engine is fitted with iridium-tipped spark plugs. Use only iridium-tipped spark plugs for better engine performance. † DENSO †† NGK
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    10-18 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Records After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance Record 10-19
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    10-20 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance Record
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...cation Label ...11-1 Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label This label is on the ...¬cates of title and registration. Number (VIN) Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications ...11-2 Engine Drive Belt Routing ...11-4 • Model designation ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    11-2 Technical Data Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given in English ... Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 10-15 for more information. Application Capacities English Metric For the air conditioning system refrigerant charge amount, see the ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... Torque 76 lb ft 103 Y All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Engine Specifications Engine 1.8L L4 2.4L L4 VIN Code 8 0 Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic Manual Spark Plug Gap 0.043 in ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    11-4 Technical Data Engine Drive Belt Routing 2.4L L4 Engine 1.8L L4 Engine The 1.8L L4 engine drive belt requires a special tool to service. See your dealer/retailer for service.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Pontiac. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of...the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service, or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or the general manager. Vehicle Data ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    12-2 Customer Information When contacting Pontiac, remember that your concern will likely be resolved at a dealerମ. Step One first. STEP THREE — U.S. Owners: Both General Motors and your ... by the dealership without further help, in the U.S., call the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-762...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... (VIN). 12-3 Customer Assistance Offices Pontiac encourages customers to call the toll-free number for .... However, if a customer wishes to write or e-mail Pontiac, the letter should be addressed to: United States -... Box 33172 Detroit, MI 48232-5172 www.Pontiac.com 1-800-762-2737 or 1-800-833-7668...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...-6800 Online Owner Center Online Owner Center (U.S.) - www.gmownercenter.com/pontiac Information and services customized for your specific ...in one convenient place. • Digital owner manual, warranty information, and more • Online service and maintenance records • Find Pontiac dealers for ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    Customer Information Other Helpful Links: Pontiac - www.pontiac.com Pontiac Merchandise - www.pontiacmall.com Help Center - www.pontiac.com/ helpcenter Here are a few of the valuable tools and services you... vehicles, get personalized offers, and use handy tools and forms with greater...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    .... Roadside Assistance is not a part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Pontiac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve ...• Emergency Tow From a Public Road or Highway: Tow to the nearest Pontiac dealer for warranty service, or if the vehicle was in a crash and cannot be driven. Assistance is ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...the owner's responsibility for the repair or replacement of the tire if it is not covered by the warranty. 12-7 Services Specific to Canadian Purchased Vehicles ... Mounting, dismounting or changing of snow tires, chains, or other traction devices. • Towing or services for vehicles driven on a ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... call your dealership/retailer, let them know this, and ask for instructions. If the dealer/retailer requests you to bring the ... to offer Courtesy Transportation, a customer support program for vehicles with the Bumper to Bumper (Base Warranty Coverage period in Canada) and extended powertrain, and ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... vehicle requires overnight warranty repairs, and public transportation is used instead of the dealer's shuttle service, the expense must be supported by original receipts and ... amounts should reflect actual costs and be supported by original receipts. See your dealer for information ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... are not covered by your GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any related failures are not covered by that ... are not covered by your GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any vehicle failure related to such parts are not covered by that warranty. Collision Damage Repair If your vehicle is involved in...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... vehicle by limiting compensation for damage repairs by using aftermarket collision parts. Some insurance... its position puts you in danger, or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. Give only... other parties involved in the crash. For emergency towing see Roadside Assistance Program on page...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner Manual, and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL PRICE:....00 (U.S.) plus processing fee Without Portfolio: Owner Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: ... Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... Current and Past Model Order Forms Technical Service Bulletins and Manuals are available for current and past model GM vehicles. To request an order form, ... campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer/retailer, or General ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... Motors. Call 1-800-762-2737, or write: Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 Detroit,...is driven. For example, your vehicle uses computer modules to monitor and control engine and transmission ... and, if so equipped, to provide antilock braking to help the driver control the vehicle. These ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... information on data collection and use. See also OnStar® System on page 4-23 in this manual for more information. Navigation System If your vehicle has... other trip information. Refer to the navigation system operating manual for information on stored data and for deletion instructions.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... Identification (RFID) RFID technology is used in some vehicles for functions such as tire pressure monitoring and ignition system security, as well as in connection with ... of these systems by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment.
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... ...2-35 Add-On Electrical Equipment ...8-50 Adjustments Seat, Front ...2-4 Seat, Initial Drive ...2-3 Air Cleaner/... All-Wheel Drive ...8-31, 9-29 All-Wheel-Drive Service Light ...4-18 AM-FM Radio ...6-4 ... Automatic Transmission ...8-24, 8-27 Fluid ...9-12 Manual Mode ...8-28 Auxiliary Devices ...6-14
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... Lamps ...9-36 Taillamps ...9-35 Buying New Tires ...9-56 C California Fuel Requirements ...8-39 ...iii CD Player ...6-9 Center Console Storage ...3-2 Chains, Tire ...9-61 Charging System Light ...4-14 Check... Repair ...12-10 Compact Spare Tire ...9-68 Control of a Vehicle ...8-3 Coolant Engine ...9-19 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    INDEX Covers Cargo ...3-2 Cruise Control ...8-36 Light ...4-21 Cupholders ...3-1 Customer Assistance ... ...4-21 Locks ...1-5 Power Locks ...1-6 Drive Systems All-Wheel Drive ...8-31, 9-29 ... of Control ...8-6 Off-Road Recovery ...8-6 Vehicle Load Limits ...8-12 Winter ...8-9 i-3 E Electrical Equipment...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... Running While Parked ...8-24 Starting ...8-18 Entry Lighting ...5-5 Equipment, Towing ...8-49 Event Data Recorders ...12-14... Flashers, Hazard Warning ...5-3 Flash-to-Pass ...5-2 Flat Tire ...9-62 Flat Tire, Changing ...9-63 Floor Mats ...9-83 Fluid Automatic Transmission ...9-12 Brakes ...9-27 Power...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... Entry System ...1-3 Keys ...1-2 L Labeling, Tire Sidewall ...9-44 Lamps Daytime Running (DRL) ...5-2 Dome ...5-4 Exterior Controls ...5-1 Lamps (cont.) ... Lights Airbag Readiness ...4-12 Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning ...4-17 Charging System ...4-14 Cruise Control ...4-21 Door Ajar ...4-21
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... Steering (SSPS) Warning ...4-18 StabiliTrak® Indicator ...4-18 Taillamp Indicator ...4-21 Tire Pressure ...4-19 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning ...4-19 Load Rails and Hooks ...3-4 Locks Door ...1-5 Power Door ...1-6 Safety ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... Fuel ...8-39 Records Maintenance ...10-18 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...9-73 Reimbursement Program, GM Mobility ...12-5 Remote Keyless ...18 Roadside Assistance Program ...12-6 Roof Sunroof ...1-13 Roof Rack ...3-5 Rotation, Tires ...9-55 Routing, Engine Drive Belt ...11-4 Running the Vehicle While ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...51, 2-53 Security Light ...4-20 Vehicle ...1-7 Service Accessories and Modifications ...9-3 All-Wheel-Drive Light ...4-18 Engine Soon Lamp ...Out of Park ...8-22 Signals, Turn and Lane-Change ...5-3 Spare Tire Compact ...9-68 Specifications and Capacities ...11-2 Speed Sensitive Power Steering (SSPS...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... and Tire Balance ...9-60 Wheel Replacement ...9-60 When It Is Time for New Tires ...9-56 Towing Driving Characteristics ...8-44 ... Turn and Lane-Change Signals ...5-3 U Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...9-58 Using this Manual ...iii V Vehicle Canadian Owners ...ii Control ...8-3 Load Limits ...8-12 ...
  • 2010 Pontiac Vibe | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... ...iii Hazard Flashers ...5-3 Washer Fluid ...9-24 Washer Fluid, Low Warning Light ...4-21 Wheels Alignment and Tire Balance ...9-60 Different Size ...9-58 Replacement ...9-60 When It Is Time for New Tires ...9-56 Where to Put the Child...



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