1995 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual

1995 Pontiac Grand Prix Manual

1995 Pontiac Grand Prix manual table of contents:

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    1995
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    1995 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual ...F.-c-.,... Seats and Restraint Systems Features and Controls 1-1 2-1 ...Comfort Controls and Audio Systems ...This section explainshow to start and operate your Pontiac. This section tells you how to adjust the ventilation and comfort controls and to...
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    ... the PONTIAC Emblem are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information... "General Motorsof Canada Limited" for Pontiac Division wheneverit appears in this manual. Please keep... leave this manual itin the new so owner can use it. we support voluntary...
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    ... Use This Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they ... Index in the back of the manual. It's an alphabetical list of all that's in themanual, and the page number ...Warnings andSymbols You will find a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box with gray ...
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    ... your vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty, andcould be costly. it the But the ... to do to help avoid damage. When you readother manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE ... also see warning labels on your vehicle. They use yellow for cautions, blue for notices and the ...
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    ... CAUSTIC BATTERY ACID COULD CAUSE BURNS AVOID SPARKS OR FLAMES SPARK OR FLAME COULD EXPLODE BATTERY These symbols are used on warning and indicator lights: ENGINE COOLANT TEMP BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM BRAKE Here are some other symbols you may ...
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    NOTES vi
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    v Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems Here you'll find information about the seats your in Pontiac and howto use your safety belts properly. You can also learn aboutsome things you shouldnot do with air bags and safety belts. Seats and Seat ...
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    Power Seat (Option) Reclining Front Seatbacks FRONT (A): Raise the front of the seat by holding the Lift the lever to release the seatback, then move the switch up. Hold the switch seatback to whereyou want it. Release the lever to lock down to lower the front of the seatbackin place. pull up on ...
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    I 2-Door Models But don't have a seatback reclined vehicle is moving. if your 4-DOOr Models 1-3
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    Seatback Latches (2-Door Models) The front seat folds forward to let people get into the back seat.Your seatback will move back andforth freely, unless you come a to it sudden stop. Then will lock in place. Head Restraints Slide the headrestraint up or downso that the topof the restraint is ...
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    Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should ... System, or "air bag" system. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. (See "Safety Belt Reminder ...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someoneon it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's a seat on just wheels. 1-6
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    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. rider The doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stoppedby something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-7
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    or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! down as the vehicledoes. With safety belts, you slow You get more timeto stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense.
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    ...belts? m of Most accidents occur within 25 miles (40 k ) home. And the greatest number of serious injuries and deaths occur at speeds of less than 40 mph ... not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for salehas required the use of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air ...
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    ...to know about safety belts and children. And there are different rules for smaller children and babies. a child will be I f riding in your Pontiac, the part of this manual called see "Children." Follow those rules for everyone's protection. Driver ...
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    ...the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. The lap part of the belt should worn low and snug be on the hips,just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic ...g over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts the of body are best able take belt restraining...
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    @ What's wrong with this? A: The shoulder beltis too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. 1-12
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    What's wrong with this? 1-13
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    &.. What's wrong with this? I A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the shoulder at all times. 1-14
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    Q: What's wrong with this? A: The belt is twisted acfQss the body. 1-15
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    To unlatch the belt, just push the buttonon the buckle, The belt should go back out of the way. Driver Position (4-Door Models) This part describes the driver's restraint system. If you have a two-door model, see "Driver Position (2-Door Models)'' earlier in this section. Lap-Shoulder Belt...
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    ...twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very quickly.If this happens, let the belt go back slightly to unlock it. Then pull the belt across you more slowly. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. 1-17
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    The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching thethighs. In a crash, this applies you'd be less force...fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder andacross the chest. These parts of the body are best able take belt restraining to forces. , .A The ...
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    What's wrong with this? A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. 1-19
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    @ What's wrong with this? L I 1 I I I I I A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place. 1-20
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    What's wrong with this? I' A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the shoulder atall times. 1-21
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    What's wrong with this? A: The belt is twisted across the body. 1-22
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    ... just The belt should go back of the way. out Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) This part explains the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), or air bag system. Your Pontiac has twoair bags -- one air bag for the driver and another air bag ...
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    ... the air bag symbol. The system checks the bag's electrical systemfor air malfunctions. The light tells if there is an electrical you problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the Index for more information. 1-24
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    How the Air Bag System Works Where is the air bag? The driver's air bagis in the middle of the steering wheel. The right front passenger's air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. 1-25
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    ..., air bag, and The related hardwareare all partof the air bag modules packed insidethe steering wheel and the instrument in panel in .... If your this vehicle strikes something that will move deform, such or as a parked car, the threshold level will be higher. The air bag is not designed to inflate in ...
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    ...instrument panel for theright front passenger's bag, will be hot for a short time, but the part of the bag that comes into contact with youwill ... crash. A new system will include a r bag modulesand i possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. ...
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    ... places around your vehicle. You don't want the system to inflate while someone is working on your vehicle. Your Pontiac dealer andthe 1995 Grand PrixService Manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the To air bag system. purchase a ...
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    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women....be hurtin a crash. For pregnant women, asfor anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them... belt, and a the lap portion should be wornas low as possible throughout the pregnancy. Right Front ...
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    ...which has no retractor. make the belt To longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. Buckle, position and release the sameway as the lap it part of a lap-shoulder belt. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender'' at the end of this section. Make sure the release ...
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    Rear Seat Passengers It's very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics show that unbelted people in'ther e a seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who aren't safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a...
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    ..."Safety Belt Extender"at the end of this section. Make sure the release button onthe buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quicklyif you ever had to. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you up on the shoulder part. pull 1-32
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    The lap part of the belt should be worn and snug on low the hips,just touching the thighs. Ina crash, this applies force to the ... fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder across the chest. These parts the and of body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt ...
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    ... the shoulder belts: 1. Pull the elastic cord out from between the edge of the seatback and the interior body to remove the guide from its storage clip. There is one guide ... The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the...
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    ..., Rear Seat Passengers'' the Index. in T remove and store the comfort guides, o just perform these steps in reverse order. Squeeze the ... the guide onto theclip. Rotate the guide and clip inward and in between the seatback and the interior body, leaving only the loop of elastic cord exposed. 1-35...
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    Children Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! That includes infants and all children smaller than adult size. In fact, the law in every statein the United States and in every Canadian province says children up to some age must be restrained while ina vehicle.. Smaller Children and Babies 1-36
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    ... these instructionson the restraint itselfor in a booklet, or both. These restraints use belt system in the your vehicle, but thechild also has tobe secured within of the restraint to help reduce the chancepersonal injury. The instructions that come with the infant or child il restraint wl show you ...
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    ... you need to have an anchor installed, you can ask your Pontiac dealerto put it in for you. If you want to install an anchor ... with a top strap must be anchored according to Canadian Law. You'll be using the lap-shoulderbelt. See the earlier part about the topstrap if the child restraint has one. ...
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    around the restraint.The child restraint instructions will show you how. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind thechild restraint. 4. Buckle the belt.Make sure the ...
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    ...the shoulder beltinto the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position n U You'll be using thelap belt. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint,just ...
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    ... plate and pulling italong the belt. 3. Secure the child in the child restraint as the instructions say. 4. Run the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint, The child restraint instructions willshow you how. 2. Put the restraint on theseat. Follow the ...
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    6 . To tighten the belt, pull its free end while you push down on the child restraint. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. If the child restraint isn't secure, turnthe latch plate over andbuckle it again. Then see if it is secure. If it isn't, ...
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    You'll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap ...Seats" in the Index.) 2. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child restraint. 3. Secure the child inthe child restraint as the instructions say. 4. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap...
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    6. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way outof the retractor to set the lock. 7. To tighten the belt, feed the shoulderbelt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. 8. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove...
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    Securing a Child Restrainti the Right n Front Seat Position (2-Door Models) U If you have a four-door model, see "Securing a Child Restraint i the Right Front n Seat Position @-Door Models)" earlier in this section. Your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag. Never put a rear-facing ...
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    To use a child restraint here, you will need a special infantkhild seat attaching belt ...Once the special hardware is installed, please follow the instructions with it and these steps: Your dealer ... No. 12340286. Your dealer can find the part number for the correct attaching hardware in the accessory ...
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    2, Snag one hook of the infantkhild seat attaching belt near the floor at the door side of the seat. 3. Put the belt's special latch plate into the vehicle's safety belt buckle.
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    ... the belt through or around the child restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 8. Put the hook on thefree end through the ... in the latch plate. 5. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child restraint. 6. Secure the child in the child restraint as the...
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    9. To make it tight, pull the beltwhile you push down on the child restraint. If the belt won't stay tight, switch it end for end. To remove the child seat restraint; 1. Push the button on the safety belt buckle and remove on the special latch plate. Leave the latch plate the special belt. ...
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    ...the additional restrai.nt shoulder belt can provide. a Accident statistics show that children safer if they are are restrained in the rear seat. But they needto use the sa€ety belts properly. Children who aren't buckledup can be thrown out in a crash. Children who aren't buckled up can strike ...
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    Q : A: What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder belt, but the childis BO small that the shoulder belt is the very close to child’s face or neck? Move the child toward center of the vehicle, but the be sure that the shoulderbelt still is on the child’s shoulder, so that in a crash the childମ.
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    Wherever the child sits, the portion of the belt lap should beworn low and snug on the hips, touching just the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic bones in a crash. 1-53
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    ... your vehiclethat you choose. Don't let someone else use it, and use it only for the seat it is made tofit. To wear it...seat parts repaired replaced. New parts and repairs or may be necessary even if belt wasn't being used at the the time of the collision. Checking Your Restraint Systems Now and ...
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    ... Features Controls and Here you can learn about the many standard and optional features on your Pontiac, and information on starting, shifting and bralung.Also explained are ... systems that tell you if everything is working properly -- and what todo if you have a problem. 2-1
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    ... only. The ignition keys don't haveplugs. Your Pontiac dealer or Roadside Assistance has ... you need a new ignition key, contact your Pontiac dealer who can obtain ... other locks. NOTICE: Your Pontiac has a number of features that can help prevent... if you ever lock your keys inside. You may even have...
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    Door Locks There are several ways to lock and unlock your vehicle. From the outside, use yourdoor key or Remote Lock Control, if your vehiclehas this option. 2-3
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    ... unlock automatically whenthe ignition is turned off. If someone needsto get out while the vehicle is running, have that person use manual or power lock. When the the door is closed again, it will lock automatically as long as theshift lever is out of PARK (P)or ...
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    Remote Lock Control (Option) If your Pontiac has this option, you can lock and... Check the location. Other vehicles objects may be or 0 See your Pontiac dealer a qualified technician ...modifications to this system by other than authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment....
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    ... again within five seconds to unlock all the doors.The interior lamps willcome on (see ''Sustained Interior Illumination" in the Index for more details). Matching ab-ansmitter(s) To Your Vehicle Each key... your transaxleis in PARK (P) and your ignition is in LOCK, OFF or ACC. You can ...
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    Battery Replacement Under normal use, the batteries in your key chain transmitter should last abouttwo years. You can tell the batteries are ... 3. Put the new batteries into the transmitter as shown on the transmitter. Use Duracell@batteries, type DL20 16, or equivalent. ...
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    Trunk Lock Remote Trunk Release (Option) Press the buttonbehind the glove box door to unlock the trunk from inside your vehicle. Your transaxle shift lever must be inPARK (P). Remember that your trunk be opened at any time can using this lock release. Be sure to lock your doors. 2-8
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    Glove Box Use the door key to lock and unlock theglove box. To open, lift the latch. 2-9
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    ...big business, especially in some cities. Although your Pontiac hasnumber of theft deterrent a features, we know ...to leave something valuable in your vehicle? 0 Key i the Ignition n If you walk awayfrom your vehicle ... so don't do it. When you park your Pontiac and open the driver's door, you'll ...
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    ... start your vehicle again or uses another key during this properly and must be serviced by your Pontiac dealer. time, ... new key made. In an inserted in the ignition or the engine may not start. If the emergency, call the Pontiac Roadside Assistance engine does not start and the SECURITY light is on, ...
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    ...break-in."See "Towing a "railer'' in the Index for more information. Ignition Switch -- -- With the ignition key in the ignition switch, you turn can the ... things the like radio and windshield wipers when the engineoff. To is use ACC, push in the key and turntoward you. Your it steering...
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    ... It doesn't lock the steering wheel like LOCK. Use OFF if you must have your ...engine you can use off, RUN to displaysome of your warning and indicator lights. START (D): ...or ACC and the key is in the ignition. NOTICE: Don't try to shift to PARK (P) if your Pontiac is moving. If you do, you could ...
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    ...: 1. Without pushing the accelerator pedal, turn your ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed willgo down as ... your vehicle towed, see the partof this manual that tells to do it how NOTICE: Holding your key in START for longer than 15 ...
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    ...ve used the coolant heater, be to sure store the cord as it was before to keep it away from moving engine ... here, we ask that youcontact your Pontiac dealer in the area where you'll be parking ...best advice for that particular area. To use the coolant heater: 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood...
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    ...PARK (P): This locks your front wheels, It's the best your position to use when you start your engine because vehicle can't move easily. ... on the steering column or on the console between the seats. Maximum engine speed limited on automatic is transaxle vehicles, when you're ...
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    ... PARK Cp) range before starting the engine. Your Pontiac has a brake-transaxle sWt interlock...position, your engine doesn't connect with the wheels. To restart when you're already moving, use ...use NEUTRAL (N) when your vehicleis being towed. REVERSE (R):Use this gear to back up. NOTICE: Shifting ...
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    ...If you drive very far that your way, vehicle can be damaged. So, if this happens, have your vehicle serviced right away. Until then,you can use SECOND (2) when you are drivingless than 35 mph (55 km/h) and DRIVE (D) for higher speeds. 2-18
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    ... lower fuel economy) than SECOND (2). You can use it on very steep hills, or in deep snowor mud. ... (88 km/h), or you can damage your transaxle. Use DRIVE (D) or THIRD (3) as much as possible. Don't shift ... pedal. This could overheat and damage the transaxle. Use your brakes or shift into PARK (P) to...
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    .... The button is below the lamp controls. The SECOND GEAR START light on the instrument cluster will come on when thisfeature is active. Press 2ND GEAR START ... traction when the road surface is slippery andis not intended for continuous use. Press the switch turn off the feature. Leave the to switch...
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    Parking Brake The parking brake uses the brakes on the rear wheels. NOTICE: Driving with the parking brakeon can cause your rear brakes to overheat. You may have to replace them, and youcould also damage other parts of your vehicle. To set the parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal down with...
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    ...your right foot and set the parking brake. ?. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) position like this: 3. Move the ignition key toLOCK. 4. Remove the key and takeit with you. If you can walk away from your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle in PARK (P). is...
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    ...in the buttonon the lever all lever, and push the the way toward thefront of your vehicle. 3. Move the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key andtake it with you. If you can walk away from your vehicle with the ignition key in yourhand, your vehicle is in PARK (P). If you ...
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    ... parking brake. Shifting Out of PARK (P) Your Pontiac has a brake-transaxle shift interlock. ...brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition is in RUN. See "Automatic Transaxle" in the Index....still shift out of PARK (P), try this: 1. Turn the key to OFF. 2. Apply and hold the brake ...
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    Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust 2-25
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    Running Your Engine WhiIe You're Parked It's better not to park with the engine running. Butif you ever have to, here are some things to h o w . Follow the proper steps to be your vehiclewon't sure move. See "Shifting Into PARK (P)" in the Index. If you areparking on a hill and if you'...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    .... also On four-door models, the driver's window controls include a lock-out switch. Press LOCK OUT to stop front and rear passengers from using their window switches. The driver can still control all the windows with thelock on. PushLOCK OUT again for normal window operation. When the orange band...
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    Tilt Steering Wheel A tilt steering wheel allows you to adjust the steering wheel before youdrive. You can also raise it to the highest level to give your legs more room when you exit and enter the vehicle. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever To tilt the wheel, hold the steering wheel and pull the ...
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    ... arrows don't flash but just stay on, a signal bulb may be burned out and otherdrivers won't see your turn signal. If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help avoid an accident... and Circuit Breakers" in the Index) and for burned-out bulbs. A chime will sound if you leave your turn...
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    ... speed a longor short delay for between wipes. This can very useful in light rain be or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay time. The closer to LO, the shorter the delay. Be... to clear and snow from the wiper blades ice before using them. If they're frozen to the windshield,...
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    ... you apply your brakes, the cruise control shuts off. 0 When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze and damage ...
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    ... lever and release it. 4. Take your foot off the To Increase Speed While Using Cruise Control There are two ways to go to a higher speed. Here's the first: 1. Use the accelerator pedal to to the higherspeed. get 2. Push in the SET button, then release ...
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    ...this,your vehicle will go 1 mph (1.6 km/h) faster. 0 Using Cruise Control on Hills How well yourcruise control... Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and don't use cruise control on steep hills... pushing the SET button. To Reduce Speed While Using Cruise Control There are two ways toreduce...
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    ... Control There are two ways toturn off the cruise control: Step lightly on the brake pedal; OR Move the cruise switch to OFF. Lamps The ... To Erase Cruise Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, or shift into PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N), your cruise control set speed memory is...
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    ...to turn off the lamps. A warning chime will sound when you turn the ignition switch to OFF, LOCK or ACC with the lampson. Instrument Panel Lamps You... in the short periods after dawn and before sunset. A light sensor on topof the instrument panel makes the DRL work, so be sure it isn't covered. 2-35
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    ... open, the lamps will automatically turn after 10 minutes if the off go out, and your low-beam headlamps change the to ignition is off. reduced brightness of DRL. D To idle your vehicle with the l U off, set the parking brake while the ...
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    ... slowly dim during the delay time until they out. The go delay time is cancelled if you turn the ignition key to RUN or START, so the lamps willgo out right away. When the ignition is on, Sustained Interior Illuminationis inactive, which means the courtesy lamps won't come ...
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    Roof Console Reading Lamps (Option) Dome Lamp These lampsare part of the optional roof console. They will go on when you open the doors. When ... the doors. Next to the dome lamp are two reading lamps. Turn them on using the switches. Rear Reading Lamps These lampsare near each passenger door. They ...
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    Mirrors Adjust all themirrors so you can see clearly when you are sitting in a comfortable &iying position. Manual Outside Mirrors Adjust the right mirror by hand. To adjust the left mirror, move theknob in the direction you want to move the mirror. Inside Daymight Rearview Mirror Power Outside ...
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    Convex Outside Mirror Your passenger's side mirror G O ~ V ~ X . is Convenience Net (Option) A convex mirror's surface is curved so you can see more from the driver'sseat. t Your vehicle may have a convenience net. You'll see it on the back wall the trunk. of 2-40
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    ... lie flat when you're not usingit. On two-door models, push the net it down and hook under the plastic hooks. Storage and Compartments Storage Armrest To use the storage area, fold down the armrest. Press the latch on the front edge and pull up. you have a If cupholder, flip it forward to useit. ...
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    ...12-volt a outlet. It is on the passenger side, near the floor. Open the cover to use the outlet. I NOTICE: Adding some electrical equipment to your vehicle can damage it or keep ... your dealer before adding electrical equipment and never use anything 20 requiring more than amps. 2-42...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Open thecover to expose the vanity mirror. If your vehicle has the optional lighted vanity mirrors, the lamps come on when you open the cover, Your sunroof includes a sliding glass panel andsliding a sunshade. The switchworks only when the ignition is on. 2-43
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...the console. To remove the console ashtray, open the sunroof is closed. Open the sunshade by hand. Press the lid and lift out the ashtray using the snuffer. the rearof the switch to close the vent. if The sunroof glass panel cannot opened or closed be your vehicle has an electrical failure. For the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... down on the snuffer and pull the ashtray out of the console. To remove the rear door ashtray, open and pull up on the ashtray door. Cigarette Lighter To use the lighter,just push it inall the way and go. let When it's ready,it will pop back by itself. NOTICE: Don't hold a cigarette lighter in...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    Instrument Panel-- Your Information System 3.1L United States Version Shown, OthersSimilar Your instrument cluster is designed to let you know at a glance howyour vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, about how much is in your tank and many other things you need drive safely ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... vehicle has been driven in either miles (usedin the United States) or in kilometers (used in Canada). Tachometer If Your Pontiac has a tamper-resistant odometer. you see silver lines between the numbers, you'll know someone has probably tampered ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...save you or others from injury. Warning lights come on whenthere may be or is a problem with one your vehicle'sfunctions....when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... left, but you should get more soon. Low Fuel Light If your fuel is low, a light will come on and stayon until you add fuel. will It also come on for ... about. these All situations are normal and do not show a problem with your fuel gage: At the service station, thepump shuts off before ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... driving, you The safety belt light will also come on and stay on until may have a problem with the charging system. It could the driver's beltis buckled. indicate that you have a loose drive belt or another electrical problem. Have checked right away. Driving it while this ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    .... The system checks the air bag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells if you there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag sensors and modules, the wiring and the diagnostic module. For more information ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... Your Vehicle" in the Index .) I If the warning light comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away. This light should comeon ... fixed so it it will be ready to warn youthere's a problem. if The brake system warning light will also come on when...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    .... Then start the engine again to reset the system. If the light still stays on, or comes on again while you're driving, your Pontiac needsservice. If the light is on but not flashing and the regular brake system warning light isn't on, you...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ..., you should pull off the road, stop your vehicle and turn off the engine as soonas possible. Hot Coolant Can Burn You Badly! In "Problems on the Road," manual shows what this to do. See "Engine Overheating'' in the Index. 2-54
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...the engine coolant temperature. If the gage pointer moves into the red area, your engine is too hot! Low Coolant Warning Light If this light comes on, your system is low on coolant and the engine may overheat. See "Engine Coolant" in the Index ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light) A computer monitors operation of your fuel, ignition and emission control systems. This light should come on when the ignition is on, but the engine is not running,...indicating that you have a problem. You should take your vehicle in service soon. for NOTICE...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... on oil or could have some other oil problem. Have it fixed right away. The oil light could also come on in three other situations:...: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and not covered by your is warranty. When the ignition is on but the engine not running, is the light ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... so it will be ready to warn you if there's a problem. Security Light This light willcome on when you turn the key to START and stay on until ... engineoff. Check the oil level using the engine oil dipstick. (See "Engine Oil" in the Index.) If' light does not flash, have ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...(Option) W E L USED: Shows the total amount of fuel used since you last reset this mode. The amount can be displayed in ... when you reset AVG ECON. L When you start your engine, the trip calculator will display a mode. A lighted arrow shows which modeis displayed. 'EXT TEMP:Shows the temperature ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... in your seat, the HUD image will appear straight ahead near the front bumper. to When the ignition key is turned RUN, all possible HUD images will come on. Then .... NOTICE: Although theHUD image appears to be near the front of the vehicle, do not it as a parking aid. use The HUD ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ..., the HUD image will be at a preset daytime brightness. When the headlamps are on, the HUD image brightness is controlled by thed i m e r control. 2. Adjust your seat,if... image stops moving. Then press the bottom of the switch until the image is as low as possible but in full view. speedometer from ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Care of the Head-Up Display If YOUCan't See the HUD Image When the Ignition Is On Is anything covering the HUDunit? Is the HUD dimmer setting bright enough? ... Clear Is the HUD image too bright? 0 Are the windshield and HUD lens clean? Your windshield is part of the HUD system...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    NOTES 1 . .. . . ... . 2-63
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    NOTES 2-64
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... how to operate the comfort control systems and audio systems offered with your Pontiac. Be sure to read about theparticular system supplied with your vehicle. System Controls Fan ..., cooling and ventilation in your vehicle. The system works best if you keep your windows closed while using it. 3-1
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... to the defrost a and side window vents. Air Conditioning Compressor Button Press the A/C button to operate the air conditioning compressor. The indicator light above the button will glow when the button is pressed. You don't have to press the button to run the compressorMAX or in DEFROST. FLOOR: ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... the floor ducts. VENT with the For normal cooling on hot days, use A/C temperature h o b in the blue area and the .... If your vehicle has an engine coolant heater, youcan use it to help your system provide ... coolant or heater warms the coolant your engine and heating system use to provide heat. See ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses a warming grid to remove fog from the rear window. ...You can also turn it off. off by turningoff the ignition or pressing the button again. Do not attach ...or decal across the defogger grid. NOTICE: Don't use a razor blade or something else sharp on ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... all controls, to be sure you're its getting the most out of the advanced engineering that went into it. Setting theClock Radio Without Cassette Tape Compact Disc Player or 1. With the ignition on, press SET.SET will appear on the display for five seconds. up 2. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... is a detent and balances the speakers. 4. Press and hold one the four numbered buttons, or of two press and hold side-by-side buttons. 5. The soundwill mute. When it returns, release the buttons. Whenever you press that numbered button pair of or buttons, the station you will return. set 3-6
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Optional AM/F" Stereo Radios If your Pontiac has a radio with a cassette tape player, a... you want. 3. Press and holdone of the six numbered butt S. VOL: Turn thisknob clockwise to... appears on thedisplay, release the button. Whenever youpress that numbered button, the station you set willreturn. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... rightor left to increase or decrease treble.The middle positionis a detent.If a station is weak or noisy, you may want decrease to treble. Using the Graphic Equalizer The equalizer allows you to adjust seven separate frequencies of sound to your taste, instead just bass of and treble. Start with ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... tape and start over. While the tape is playing, use the VOL, FADE, BAL, TREBLE, BASS and ... speed. The radio will play while the tape reverses. Use TUNE or SEEK to change the radio station. FWD... playing speed. The radio will playwhile the tape advances. Use TUNE or SEEK to change the radio station. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    AM/F": Press this buttonto play the radio when tape a is playing. The tape will stop but remain in the player. TAPE/PLAY: Press this button to change the tape to function when the radio on. The cassette symbol with is an mow will appearon the display when the tape is active. EJECT: Press this ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...its face. THEFTLOCK is a theft-deterrent feature that can be used or ignored. If you ignore it, your system will play normally. If you use your system can't be it, turned on if it ...is removed. To unlock it, a code must be entered. These instructions will tell you how toenter a code into your ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    Entering a Code 1. Write down any number from 000 to 1999.This is your code. 2. Turn the ignition to ACC RUN. or Unlocking the ...on display, meaning your system the is secured. If your ignition is off, the THEmZOCK indicator light on the radio face will flash. Store the paper ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... THEFTLOCK If you want to turn off THEFTLOCK, you will to neea enter your code. If you lose orforget your code, see your dealer. 1. Turn the ignition on and the radio off. Understanding Radio Reception F M Stereo FM Stereo will give you thebest sound, but mVr signals will reach only about to 40 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... it properly. Added sound of equipment may interfere with the operation your vehicle's engine, Delco@radio or other systems, and even damage them. And, ... equipment, check with your retailer and sure to check Federal rules be covering mobile radio and telephone units. - To help avoid hearingloss ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... tape player should be cleaned with every hours of use to provide optimum performance.Your radio ... cleaner cassette. This a is wet-type cleaning system that uses a cleaning cassette with pads which scrub ... Pick up discs grasping the outer edges the by or use this typeof cleaner, the radio may display ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    .... See your retailer for a replacement kit and follow the instructions in the kit. Power Antenna Mast Care Your ... time to time. TOclean the antenna mast: 1. Turn on the ignition and radio to raise the antenna. 2. Dampen a ... go up and downby turning the radio or ignition off and on. 6. Then repeat if ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... rewind. or PRESET Press to play a station you have programmed on the radio preset buttons. AM FM: Press to chooseAM, FM1 or FM2. If a tape or compact disc is playing, it will stop and the radio will You can control certain audio system functions using the Playbuttons on your steering wheel. 3-17
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    NOTES 3-18
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    .... Please start with a very important safety device in your Pontiac: Buckle up.(See "Safety Belts" in the ... or turn suddenly. Here you'll find information about driving on different kinds of roads and in varying weather conditions. We've also included many other useful tips on driving. 4-1
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...vehicle-related deaths have been associated the use with of alcohol, with more than300,000 people .... The obvious way to solve thisbghway safety problem is for people neverto drink alcohol and ... personand situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has the same number of drinks. The law in manyU.S. states sets the legal limit at a BAC of 0.10 percent. In a growing numberof U.S. states, and throughout Canada, the limit is 0.08 percent. In some other ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    The body takesabout an hour to rid itselfof the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold ''I'll showers will speed that up. be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, need to a take sudden action, when a child darts into the street? as A person ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    .... might be less with driver It one and as long as twoor three seconds or more with another. Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination, and eyesight all play a part.So do alcohol, drugs and frustration. But even in of a second, a vehicle 3/4 m htravels 66 feet (20 m). moving at 60 mph (100 k /...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...get harder push down.If your engine to stops, you willstill have some power brake assist. But it is you will use when you brake. Once the power assist used up, it may take longerto stop and the brake pedal will be harder to push. Bnti-Lock Brakes (Option) :f your Pontiac has anti-lock brakes (ABS),...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... while this is going on. This is the ABS system testing itself. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, the anti-lock brake system warning light will stay on orflash. See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light" in the Index. is ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...ahead to stop, even though you have anti-lock brakes. To Use Anti-Lock Don't pump the brakes. Just hold the brake ... system is adjusting brake pressure to help avoid a braking skid, LOW TRAC the light will come on. "Anti-Lock Brake System See Active Light" in the Index. You can steer aroundthe...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... If you don't have anti-lock, use a "squeeze" braking technique. This will give you ... you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not functioning, you ... take curves at a reasonable speed. A lot of the "driver lost control" accidents mentioned on the news happen ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...out from between parked cars and stops right front of you. You can in avoid these problems by braking if you can stop -in time....That's the timefor evasive action-- steering around the problem. Your Pontiac can perform very well in emergencies like What should you if this ever ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Off-Road Recovery You may find sometime thatyour right wheels have dropped off theedge of a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. If the level of the shoulderis only slightly below the pavement, recovery should be fairly easy. Ease off the accelerator and then,if there is nothingin the way...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...back. And if something happens to cause you to cancel your pass, you need only slow down and back again and drop wait for another opportunity. If other cars are lined up to pass a slow vehicle, wait your turn.But take care that someone isn't trying to pass you as you pull to pass the slow vehicle....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... a time on two-lane roads. Reconsider before passing the next vehicle. Don't overtake a slowly moving vehicle too rapidly. Even though the brake lights arenot flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. Loss of Control Let's review what driving experts say about what happens when the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration, or braking (including engine braking by shifting a lower to gear). Any sudden changes could ... release enough pressure on the brakes alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by to get the wheels rolling again. This restores steering fatigue. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... older these differences increase. A 50-year-old lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should be driver may requireat least twice as much light to see the checked regularly for proper aim, ...also affect your night blindness -- the inability to see in light -- and aren't dim vision. For example, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... of streaking or missing areas on the windshield, or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road you can't stop, accelerate turn as well because or your tire-to-road tractionisn't as good ason dry roads. And, if your tires...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... or even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid...€™t much tread if the pressure in one or or more is low. It can happen if a lot of water is ...Some Other Rainy Weather Tips 0 Turn on your low-beam headlamps-- not just your parking ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...ll save time and energy. (See next part, "Freeway Driving.") 0 Treat a green light as a warning signal.A traffic light is... not for cleared the intersection may be running the red or light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You'll want to watch out...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... or to the prevailing rate if it's slower. Stay in the right lane unless you want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways (also called thruways, parkways, expressways, turnpikes, or superhighways) are the safest of all roads. But they ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... vehicle ready a long trip? If you keep it for serviced and maintained, it's ready go. If it ..., you'll find experienced andable service experts in Pontiac dealers all across North America. ... lenses clean? Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... scenery, along with the hum the tires on the road, the droneof the engine, and the rush the wind of against the vehicle that...your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. Keep your eyes moving. Scan ...get sleepy, pulloff the road into a rest, service, or parking area and take nap,...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... most important thing to know is this: let your engine do someof the slowing down.Shift to ... lane. be something in your lane, like a stalled car or an accident. 0 a As you go over the top a ... see highway signs on mountains thatwarn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: Have your Pontiac in good shapefor winter. Be sure your engine coolant mix correct. is You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your trunk. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Driving on Snow or Ice Most o€the time, those places where your tires meet the road probablyhave good traction. However, if thereis snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have a very slippery situation. You'll be have a lot less tractionor "grip" and will need to very careful....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ..., allow greater following distance on any slippery road. Watch/--' for slippery spots. The road might be fine until you hit a spot that's covered withice. On an otherwise clear road, ice patches may appear in shaded areas where the sun can't reach: around clumps of trees, behind buildings, or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you run engine, makeit go a little faster the than just idle. Thatis, push the accelerator slightly. This uses lessfuel for the heat that you get and it keeps the battery charged.You will need a well-charged ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...tires on your vehicle. It also gives you important information about the number of people that canbe in your vehicle and the total weight you can carry. This ... HOT, ADD 4PS1/28KPa SEE OWNER'S MANUAL FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATiON \ I THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL APPLICABLE U.S. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ..., spread it out. Don't carry more than 167 pounds (75 kg) in your trunk. ~ ~~ ~ ~~ NOTICE: Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because of overloading. 1 If you put things inside your vehicle like suitcases, -tools, packages or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... takes correct equipment, andit has to be used properly. That's the reasonfor this part. In it are many time-tested, important ....To pull a trailer correctly, follow the advice in this part, and see your Pontiac dealer for important information about towing a trailer with your vehicle. Load-pulling...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...vehicle. have You can ask your dealer our trailering information or for advice, or you can write us Customer Assistance at Center, Pontiac Division, One Pontiac Plaza, Pontiac, MI 48340-2952. Consider using a sway control. Don't tow a trailer at ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...Vehicle" in the Indexfor more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you're using a "dead-weight"...vehicle's tires are inflated the to recommended pressure for cold tires. You'll find these numbers on the Tire-Loading Information label (found on the rear edge of the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... the tongue not drop to the road will if it becomes separated from hitch. Instructions the about safetychains may be providedby the hitch manufacturer or by the trailer ...Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to them. Use only a frame-mounted hitch that does not attachto the bumper...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... vehicle's brake system if the trailer's brake system will use more than 0.02 cubic inch (0.3 cc)...? If not, the trailer brake system must not be used with your vehicle. If everything checks out this ...If you do, itwill bend and break off. Use steel brake tubing. 0 Following Distance Stay atleast ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... on your instrument panel will flash turns evenif the bulbs on for the trailer are burned out. Thus, you may thmk.... It's important to check occasionally be sure the trailer to bulbs are still working. Backing Up Hold the ...slowly and, if up possible, have someone guide you. Making Th-ns I NOTICE: ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... downgrade. If you don't shift down, you might have to use your brakesso much that they would get hot and no longer work well. On a long uphill...your speed to around 45 mph (70 km/h) to reduce the possibility of engine and transaxle overheating. If you have Overdrive, you may...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... pedal down while you: Start your engine; 0 0 Maintenance When Trailer Towing Your vehicle will need service more often you're when ..., belt, cooling system, and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, the Index and will help youfind them quickly.If you're trailering, it's a ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. Hazard Warning Flashers .... They also let police knowyou have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal ...warning flashers work no matter in, what position your key is To turn off the flashers, press the switch again....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... result costly damage in to yourvehicle that wouldn't be covered your by warranty. Trying to start your Pontiac by pushing orpulling won't work, andit could damage yourvehicle.... you may want to use run another vehicle and some jumper cables to start your Pontiac. But please ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... want.You wouldn't be able to start your Pontiac, and the bad grounding could damage ...PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL (N). 4.. Open the hoods and locate the batteries. 3. Turn off the ignition ... negative (-) terminals on each battery. Your Pontiac has a remote positive (+) jump starting ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ..., here are some basic things you should know.Positive (+) will go to positive (+) and negative(-) will go to negative (-) or a metal engine part. Don't connect (+) to (-), or you'll get a short that would damage the battery and maybe other parts, too. 5-4
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... other end touch metal. Connectit to the positive(+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 7. ... red positive(+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the vehicle with the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 9. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connectionis just as ...each other or any other metal. A. Heavy Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery C. Dead Battery 12....the vehicle with the dead battery.itIf a won't start after few tries,it probably needs service. 5-6...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    .... When the towing service arrives, let the tow operator know that this manual contains detailed towing instructions and illustrations. The operator may want to ...Try to havea GM dealer ora professional towing service tow your Pontiac. The usual towing equipment is: A. Sling...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    When your vehicleis being towed, have ignition the be key off. The steering wheel should clamped ina straight-ahead position, with a clamping device designed for towing service. Do use the vehicle's not steering column lock this. The transaxle shouldbe for in NEUTRAL (N) and the parking ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Front Towing Hookups Attach T-hook chains in front of the wheels into the side slots of the cradle on both sides. 5-9
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    .... Do not attach winch cablesor J-hooks to suspension components when using carrier car equipment. Always use T-hooks inserted in the T-hook slots. Use wheel lift car carrier equipment. Additional or ramping maybe required for car carrier equipment. Use safety chains and wheel straps. 5-10
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Attach a separate safety chain around the outboard end of each lower control arm. Rear Towing Hookups Attach T-hook chains into the slotted holes in the bottom of the floor pan support rails just ahead of the rear wheels on both sides. 5-11
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... attach winch cables or J-hooks to suspension components when using car carrierequipment. Always use T-hooksinserted in the T-hook slots. Use wheellift or car carrier equipment. Additional ramping maybe required for car carrier equipment. Use safety chains and wheelstraps. Attach ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Engine Overheating You will find a coolant temperature gage and a warning light about a hot engine on yourinstrument panel. See "... Temperature Gage" and "Engine Coolant Temperature WarningLight" in the Index. You also have a low coolant light on your instrument panel. See "Low Coolant ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...€™s still no sign of steam, you can idle the engine for two or three minutes while you’... may decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. 3.1L L82 (Code M) Engine When you decide ...what you’ll see: A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Electric Engine Fans 5-14...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    3.4L L27 (Code X) Engine The coolant level should be at orabove theCOLD mark. If it isn't, you may have a leakin the radiator ..., radiator, water pump somewhere else in or the cooling system. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank boiling, is don't do anything else until...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't founda problem yet, but the coolant level isn't at the COLD mark, adda 50/50... more information about proper coolant the mix.) I NOTICE: Engine damage fromrunmng your engine without coolantisn't covered by your warranty. If there seemsto be noleak, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    NOTICE: In cold weather, water can kreeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant. When the coolantin the coolant recovery tank at the is COLD mark, start your vehicle. If the overheat warning continues, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    5-18
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    How to Add Coolant to the Radiator NOTICE: Your engine has a specific radiator fill procedure. Failure to follow this procedure could cause your engine to overheat and be severely damaged. 2. Then keep ... cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. TU^ the pressure cap slowly to the left until ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...3.4L LQl (Code X) Engine 3.1L L82 (Code M) Engine 3.1L V6 (VIN Code M): There are two bleed valves. One is located on the thermostat housing.The other is ... on the thermostat bypass tube. 3.4L V6 (VIN Code X): There are two bleed valves. They are located on the thermostat housing ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... of the filler neck, If you see a stream of coolant coming fi-om an air bleed valve, close the valve. Otherwise, close the valves after the radiatur is filled. 5. Rinse or wipe any spilled coolant from the engine and compartment. 6. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting Watch outfor the hot. engine fans. 9. By this time the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck ... the recovery tank. The level in the coolant recovery tank should be the HOT at mark when the engine is hot at the COLD mark or ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...acts much like a skid and may require the same correction you'd use in a skid. In any rear blowout, remove yourfoot from the accelerator pedal.... brake to a stop, well off the road possible. if If a tire goes flat, the next part shows how to use your jacking equipment to change a flat tire safely. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    cover counterclockwise to remove it. Then lift and remove the cover. Turn the wing nut counterclockwise and remove it. Then lift off the spacer and remove the spare tire. 5-24
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... nutcaps with the wheel wrench. They won't come off. Then, using the flat end of the wheel wrench, pry along the edge of the cover untilit comes off. Be careful.... If your vehicle has wheel nut caps, remove them using the wheel wrench. Turn the nut holding the jack and wrench ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... the jack handle clockwise to raise the jack lift head a few inches. Position thejack under the vehicle andraise the jack lift head untilit fits firmly into the notch in the vehicle's frame nearest the flat tire. Using the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 5-26
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    Put the compact spare tire near you. I NOTICE: the vehicleto fall off the jack. Be sure to fit the proper location before jack lift head into the raising your vehicle. I Raise the vehicle turning thejack handle clockwise. by Raise the vehiclefar enough off the groundfor the spare tire to fit ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Remove any rust or dirt from the wheelbolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. Place the spare on the wheel mounting surface. Replace the wheel nuts with the rounded end the nuts of toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand untilthe wheel is held againstthe hub. 5-28
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. Lower the vehicle by turning the handle jack counterclockwise, Lower the jack completely. 5-29
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... compact spare on tire. It won‘t fit. Store the wheel cover in the trunk until you have theflat tire repairedor replaced. I NOTICE: Wheel covers won’t fit your compact spare. on ...€™ll needto store the flat tire in your trunk. Use the following procedure to secure theflat tire in the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    The compact spare is fortemporary use only.Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as...See "Compact Spare Tire" in the Index. See the storage instructions label to replace your compact spare into your trunk properly. 1. Nut 2. Cover 3. Wing Nut 4. 5. 6. 7. Spacer Tire Wrench Nut ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle. Don't use your compact spare on some other vehicle. And don't mix your compact ... together. NOTICE: Tire chainswon't fit your compact spare. Using them will damage yourvehicle and destroy the chains too. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ..., but you must use caution. NOTICE: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts your of ... and forth, you can destroy your transaxle. For information about using tire chains your vehicle. on ... accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle in gear. If is ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    NOTES 5-34
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...you'll want to keep your GM vehicle all GM. Pontiac. This section begins with service and fuel Genuine parts one GM have of .... There is also technical information about your vehicle, and part devoted to a its appearance care. Service Your Pontiac dealer knows your vehicle best and wants you to be ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    Doing Your Own Service Work If you wantto do some of your ownservice work, you'll want to get the proper Pontiac Service Manual. It tells you much more about how service your Pontiac than to this manual can. To order the proper service manual,see "Service Publications" in ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...to get rid of pinmg. It's the heavy, constant knock that means you have a problem. Fuel that is more than 5% methanol is bad for your vehicle. Don't use it. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage plastic be and rubber parts,...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    .... Just tell where you're going and give your us designed to reduce vehicle emissions. General Motors Vehicle Identification Number(VIN). recommends that you use reformulated gasoline. By General Motors Overseas Distribution Corporation doing so, you ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    Filling Your Tank The cap is behind a hinged dooron the left side of your vehicle. While refueling, hang the cap inside thefuel door. To take off the cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). 6-5
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    When you put the cap back on, turn it to the right until you hear at least three clicks. I NOTICE: If you needa new cap, be sure to get the right one type. Your dealer can get for you. If you get the wrong type, it may not or have proper fit venting, and your fuel tank and emissions system might ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    Checking Things Under theHood Hood Release To open the hood, first pull the handle inside the vehicle. Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hoodrelease. Lift the hood. Before closing the hood,be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Thenjust pull the hood down ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    a3 I 7 With the 3.1L L82 (Code M) engine, when you open the hood, you'll see: 1. Pressure Cap Radiator 7. Engine Oil Dipstick 2. Coolant Engine Reservoir 8. Automatic Transaxle Dipstick... Reservoir Fluid 9. Reservoir Brake Fluid alves Coolant Bleed 4. CleanerAir 10. servoirEngine Fluid Fans...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... the 3.4L LQI (Code X) engine, when you open the hood, you'll see: 1. Pressure Radiator Cap Valves 7. Coolant Bleed 2. Coolant Engine Reservoir 8. Automatic Dipstick Transaxle Fluid 3. Power Steering Reservoir Fluid 9. Reservoir Brake Fluid FansEngine 4. Electric ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Engine Oil If the LOW OIL LEVEL light on the instrument panel comes on, it means you need to check your engine oil level right away. For more information, see "Low Oil LevelLight" in the Index. I f \ I 1 I 3.1L L82 (Code M) Engine The engine oil dipstick handle is the yellow loop near ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...mark, then you'll need to add some oil. But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind oil to use. For crankcase of capacity, see "Capacitiesand Specifications" in the Index. NOTICE: 3.4L LQ1... level. Don't add too much oil. your engine has If so much oil that the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... by the American Petroleum Institute (API), and is preferred for use in your gasoline engine. If you change your own oil, be sure you use oil that has ... is American Petroleum Institute certifiedfor gasoline engines. You should also use the proper viscosity for your oil vehicle, as...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... 1OW-30 if it's going to be 0°F (- 18 O C) or above. These numbers on anoil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use other viscosity oils, such...30 Engine Oil Additives Don't add anything to youroil. Your Pontiac dealer is ready to advise if you think something should ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... good hand cleaner. Wash properly throw or away clothingor rags containing used engine (See oil. the manufacturer's warnings about use and disposal the ...to a place thatcollects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing your used oil, of ask your dealer, service station or a local recycling...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... out the filter. sure to install the air filter and Be you install the cover tightly when are finished. To check or replace theair filter, remove the four screws and pull off the cover. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to replace the air filter. See "...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... difficult, you may choose to have this done at your Pontiac dealer Service Department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or ... of fluid couldcome out and fall on engineparts hot or exhaust system parts, startingfire. Be sure to a get an accurate ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... been driving: 0 Then, without shuttingoff the engine, follow these steps: When outside temperatures ... for quite a while. In heavy traffic -- especially in hot weather. While pulling a trailer. To get ... your vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. With the parking brake applied, placethe...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...Refer tothe Maintenance Scheduleto determine what kind of transaxle fluid to use. See "Recommended Fluids andLubricants" in the Index. I the fluid level is low, add only enough ... The fluid level must be in the cross-hatched area. 2. Using a long-neck funnel, add enough fluid at...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... your cooling system and howto add coolant when is low. If you have a problem with it engine overheating or if you need to add..., see "Engine Overheating" the Index. in The proper coolant for your Pontiac will: Give freezing protection down to -34°F (-37°C). Give boiling protection up to 262°F ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    Adding Coolant If this light comes on, it means you're lowon engine coolant. To Add Coolant If you need more coolant, add proper ... be at the COLD mark or a little higher. When your engine is warm, the level shouldbe up to the HOT mark or a little higher. 6-20
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    Add coolant mix at the recoverytank, but be careful not to spill it. 6-21
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... cap and must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss and possible engine on damage from overheating. Be sure the arrows the ... radiator pressure cap, an A@ cap is recommended. Power SteeringFluid Thermostat Engine coolant temperature controlled by a thermostat is in theengine coolant system. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of fluid to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants"... steering fluid or making a complete fluid change, always use the proper fluid. Failureto.... A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... fluid, sure to read be If the manufacturer's instructions before use. you will be operating your vehicle in... againstfreezing. NOTICE: When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...brake lining wear. When newlinings are put in, the fluid level goes back up. The other reason is that When your brakefluid falls to a low level, your brake warning light will come on. See "Brake System Warning Light" in the Index. 6-25
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    What to Add When youdo need brake fluid, use only DOT-3 brake 11 fluid -- such as Delco Supreme (GM Part No. 1052535). Use new brake fluid from a sealed ... brake fluid reservoir cap before removing it. @ Brake Wear Your Pontiac has four-wheel disc brakes. Disc brake pads ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something is ... complete axle sets. Replacing Brake System Parts The braking system on a modern vehicle is complex. ... in pedal travel. This could be a sign of brake trouble. Brake Adjustment Every time you ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Battery Every new Pontiac has a Delco Freedom' battery. You never have to add water to onethese. When it's time of for a new battery, we recommend a Delco Freedom@ battery, Getone that has the replacement number shown on the original battery's label. Halogen Bulbs 6-28
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... headlamp aim seems to be affected, see your Pontiac dealer. Headlamps on damaged vehicles may require recalibration of the horizontal aim by your Pontiac dealer. To check the aim, the vehicle should be ... inflated. 0 This section only appliesto two-door Pontiacs. If you have a four-door Pontiac...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...sure your headlamps are aimed properly, read all the instructions before beginning. Failure to follow these instructions could cause damage to headlamp parts. ~ ~ ~~ It is recommended that the upper limit... bubble. Otherdrivers may flash their bright lights at you if your adjustmentis much ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    If you find that the headlamp aiming needs adjustment, follow these steps: 3 , Check the vertical aim indicator.The bubble should be centered on 0 (zero). 4. If the bubble isn't on Start with the horizontal ai.m+ Don't try to adjust the vertical aim Fkrst. 1. Check the horizontal aim ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... Replacement In this section you'llfind directions for changing the bulbs in some of the lampson your Pontiac. See "Replacement Bulbs"in the Index to find the type of bulb you should use. 7 - 2. Remove the screw at the top of the headlamp support panel. Loosen the two ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... 5. Set the headlamp assembly on a work surface with the lens facing you. 8. Check that the number on the new headlamp matches the number on theheadlamp being replaced. The letter on headlamp (U or L) must also match. the 9. Put the new headlamp in position. Make sure ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...socket. 14. Put the headlamp assembly in position. Make sure the two guide tabs drop their holes in the into headlamp support panel. 15. Tighten the two bottom screws. Make sure the guide tabs are still in place before tightening the screws....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... Turn the socket counterclockwise until it pops loose from the housing. 3. Pull out the bulb socket. 4. Lift the plastic locking tab on the electrical connector and pullthe connector from the bulb socket. 1. Open the headlamp panel. 5 . Snap the electrical connector into a...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... the three wing nuts from the lamp bar on the driver side. 1. Remove the four pins from the cover on the driver side. 4. Remove the two wing nuts from the lamp bar on the 2. Remove the three pins from the cover the on passenger side. passenger side. 6-36
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... and turn the socket counterclockwise. 7. Pull out the socket. 8. Pull the bulb out of the socket. 9. Push in a new bulb. K uw 10. Replace the socketinto the lamp bar assembly and turn clockwise. the ...vehicle. 12. Install the wing nuts. 13. Put the covers back and install the pins. 6-37
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... 3 un 2. T r the socket counterclockwise and pull the socket out of the housing. 3. Pull the bulb out of the socket. 4. f i s h in a new bulb. 5. Replace the socketinto the housing and turn clockwise. 1. Remove the pins from the cover above the turn signal lamps. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...the plastic locking tab on the electrical connector and pull theconnector from the bulb socket. 5. Snap the electrical connector into a new bulb ...housing and turn clockxvise. 7. Replace the housing to the vehicle. 5. Push in a new bulb. 6. Replace the socket into thehousing and turn clockwise until...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...Models) 2. Remove the spring clip holding the bulbin the housing and pull out the bulb. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the bulb. 4. Connect the electrical connectorto a new bulb. 5. Replace the bulb in the housing and install the spring clip. 1. Remove the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... locking tab onthe electrical connector and pullthe connector from the bulb socket. 1. Remove the pins from the cover above the fog lamps. 5 . Snap the electrical connector into a new bulb socket. 6. Install the screws. 7. Replace the socket into the housing andturn ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (2-Door Models) I) 3. Pull out the bulb. 4. Push in a new bulb. 5. Clip the bulb carrier back into place. 6. Replace the cover and screws. 1. Remove two screws andthe cover. 2. Unclip the bulb carrier and pull it out. To remove the stoplamp ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... top and bottom of the socket and pull it from the housing. 4. Pull out the bulb. 5. Push in a new bulb. 6. Push the socket back into the housing. Make sure the tabs snap in place. 7. Replace the cover and screws. 1. Remove the two screws from thecover. 2. PulI down the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    2. If the socket has tab, squeeze it. Turn the socket a counterclockwise. 3. Pull out the socket. 4. Pull the bulbaut of the socket. 5. Push in a new bulb. 6. Replace the socket into the housing andturn clockwise. 7. Reposition thecarpet and install the plasticretainers.
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... T m the socket counterclockwise until it pops loose from the housing. 5. Pull out the socket. 6 . Full the bulb out of the socket. 7 . Push in a new .bulb. 1. Remove the plastic retainers and pull the carpet away from the rear of the trunk. 2. Remove the wing nuts. 3. Pull the ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Windshield Wiper Blade Tires 2. Lift the release clip with a screwdriver and pull the blade off the wiper arrn. 3. Push the new wiperblade securely onto the wiper arm. 6-46
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Mation - Tire Pressure The Tire-Loading Information label which is on the rear edge of the driver's door if you have a two-door or on the inside of the trunk lid if you have a four-door shows the correct inflation pressures for your tires, when they're cold. "Cold" means your vehicle has ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...€ and “Wheel Replacement” in this section for later more information. The purposeof regularrotation is to achieve more uniform wearfor ... beat 60 psi (420 kPa). n How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to ...€™re underinflated. If your tires have valve caps, be sure to put them back on. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    When rotating your tires, always use thecorrect rotation pattern shown here. Don't include the compact spare tire in your ... rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown onthe Tire-Loading Information label. Make certain that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See "Wheel Nut...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...new had it a Tire PerformanceCriteria Specification (TPC Spec) number on each tire'ssidewall. When you get new tires, get ones with that same TPC Spec number. That way, your vehicle will continue have tires... all-season tread If design, the TPC number will be followed by an"MS" (for mud and snow...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics ... C corresponds to a level of performance which a l passenger car tires must meet under l the Federal ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... performance standards and have been approved for use on General Motors vehicles. All passenger type... wheels, whichcan sometimes be repaired). See your Pontiac dealerif any of these conditions exist....vehicle vibrating when driving a smooth road, your on Pontiac model. wheels may need to be rebalanced....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    Used Replacement Wheels NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer/odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance, and tire or tire chain clearance to the body and chassis. 6-53
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... if you breathe their fumes in a closed space. When you use anything from container to clean your a Pontiac, be sure to follow manufacturer's warnings the and... windows when you're cleaning inside. the NOTICE: If your Pontiac has P215/60R16 or P225/60R16 size tires, don't use tire chains; they ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... e Mix Multi-Purpose Powdered Cleaner following the directions on the container label. 0 0 Cleaning theInside of Your Pontiac Use a vacuum cleaner often to get rid of dust .... Wipe vinyl or leather with a clean, damp cloth. Your Pontiac dealer has two GM cleaners, a solvent-...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... off better withjust water and~mild soap. Special Cleaning Problems Greasy or Oily Stains Stains caused by grease,oil, ... from the trim material with a clean, dull knife or scraper. Use verylittle cleaner, light pressure and clean cloths (preferably cheesecloth). Cleaning should start at the outside ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... soap. For stubborn stains, use a GM vinyl/leather cleaner. 0 0 If needed, clean lightly with solvent-type cleaner. Combination Stains Stains caused by ... it difficult see through the windshield to under certainconditions. Cleaning Vinyl Use warm water and a clean cloth. 0 Rub with...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... Blades If the windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer, or if the wiper bladechatters when... tobacco smoke and dust films. Don't use abrasive cleaners on glass, because they may... scraped off later. If abrasive cleaners are used on the inside of the rear window, an electric defogger ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ..." color, gloss retention and durability. Your Pontiac has a "basecoatklearcoat" paint finish. The clearcoat gives... looking new by keeping your Pontiac garaged or covered whenever possible. Finish Care Occasional waxing or rnildpolishing of your Pontiac by hand may be necessary remove residue ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... similar a to the painted surface of your vehicle. Don't use strong soaps, chemicals, chrome polish, ...wax may be applied. Tires To clean your tires, use a stiff brush with a tire cleaner. When applyinga tire ... you have aluminum wheels, don't use an automatic car wash that has hard silicon carbide...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... and atmospheric conditions CZUI create Chemicals used for iceand snow removal and dust a... Although no defect in the paint job causes this, Pontiac underbody with plain water. Clean any areas... Fiberglass Springs 1 NOTICE: Don't use corrosive or acidic cleaning agents, engine degreasers, aluminum ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 275
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on your .... It's very helphl if you ever need to order parts. On this label is: yoLlrvIN, 1995 MODEL YEAR UXSMJ72675 4 - - ~ Ictn) ASSEMBLY 0 the model designation, paint information, and a list of...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Some fuses are in a fuse block on the passenger side of the instrument panel. Pull off the cover labeled FUSES to expose thefuses. Instrument ... centers on the right and left sides of the engine compartment. Look at the silver-colored band ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... Relay W A C #1-- Air Temperature Valve Motor, Trip Computer, Daytime Running Lamps Module (with D m ) , W A C Control ... Header Courtesy and Reading Lamp,US Lighted Rearview Mirror, Dome and Reading ... Radio, Steering Wheel Radio Switches I P ELECTRONICS IGNITION FEED-/ Headlamp Switch, Cruise Control ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... Release, Backup Lamps Fuse ECM BAT Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Fuel Pump Switch, Fuel Pump Relay,Fan Cont #1 Relay Automatic Transaxle, Transaxle Range Switch (VIN M only) Fan Cont #2 Relay, N C CMPR Relay (VIN M only) Fuel Injectors on0 on0 ENGEMIS TCC 1 3 F/INJN ECM IGN ELEK IGN 1...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...ECM IGN ELEK IGN 10 11 12 13 Description Powertrain Control Module (PCM), MassAir Flow WAF) Sensor (VIN X only), EGR, CCP, Oxygen Sensor, Vac. Can. Switch Electronic Ignition (EI) Control Module YP Fuse Block FAN CON" #1 Relay Passenger Side ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    Underhood Electrical Center Driver Side -- Fuse 10 on0 on0 FOG LPS PARKLPS HORN VAR PIS I 11 l i n 12 'I 13 Description IGN SW2 -- I/P Fuse Block PWR WDO and Circuit Breaker"D'; Passenger Side Underhood Electrical Center: TCC and ENG EMIS Fuses IGN SWl -- I/P Fuse Block: Radio, Wiper...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... the circuit until the problemis fixed. Windshield Wipers The windshield wiper motor is protected by a circuit breaker and a fuse.If the motor overheats due to heavy snow, etc., the wiper will stop until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by someelectrical problem, have it fixed. 6-69
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    Replacement Bulbs Exterior.Lamps Bulb-Number Back-up ...3057 Center High-Mounted Stop Roof-Mounted ...891T2 2355... ...24 4-DaorModels ...24NA Sidemmker. Rear ...194 Stop/'I'aW'hrn Signal ...3057 Interior Lamps Bulb Number Ashtray ...194 Center Instrument Cluster ...161. 194. 194R Courtesy Dome ...561 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ....0 L) *See "Air Conditioning Refrigerants'' later in this section. Engine Specifications Type ...Displacement ...Compression Ratio ...Firingorder ...ThermostatTemperature ...ValveArrangement ... 3.1L (CodeM) V6 191 CID (3.1L) 9.5: 1 1-2-3-4-5-6 195°F (91"C) In-Head...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...the same. If the air conditioning system your vehicle needs in refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. If you're not sure, ask your Pontiac dealer. additional For information, see your "Warranty and Owner1Assistance Information" booklet. I
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    NOTES 6-73
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    NOTES 6-74
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... Your Vehicle and the Environment This section covers the maintenance required for your Pontiac. Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and ... Protection Plan? The Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Pontiac dealer o r details. f ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...have done and how often. Some of these services can becomplex, so unless you... Inspections" explains important inspections that your Pontiac dealer's service department or another qualified... the service to information GM publishes. You will find a list of publications and how to them in this manual...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... on how to keep your vehicle in good condition, see your Pontiac dealer. This part tells you the maintenance services you should have done ... service needs, you’ll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. Selecting the Right Schedule First youମ.
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... Every 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) Camshaft Timing Belt Inspection (3.4L Code X engine only) - 0 0 Schedule I should also be followed if the vehicleis used for delivery service, police, taxi, or other commercial application. - 7-4
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...Inspection (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first) Cooling System Service (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first) Spark Plug Replacement ... Then Every 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) Automatic Transaxle Service (severe conditions only) Camshaft Timing Belt Inspection (3.4L Code X engine only) 7-5
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...,Maintenance Schedule I I 3,000 Miles ( 000 km) 5 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whicheveroccurs first). An Emission Control Service. The.... We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance berecorded....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage (or ... for proper rotation pattern and additional information. € ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...An Emission Control Service. 12,000 Miles (20 000 km) 0Change engine oil and ...3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. [7 Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake 0Inspect ... filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    .... 18,000 Miles (30 000 km) c Change engine oil and filter (or every ] 3 months, whichever .... 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage (or ... pattern and additional information. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: DATE SERVICED ACTUAL MILEAGE BY:...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... (or every 3 months, whicheveroccurs,first). An Emission Control Service. 0Change engine oil and filter (or"every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 17Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbodycantact points and linkage (or every 6 months, ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. 3- 0Drain, flush and ..., whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant'' in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean... for proper rotation pattern and additional information. DATE MILEAGE ACTUAL SERVICED BY: 7-11...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    D&TE. ACTUAL MILXAGE
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... Emission Control Service. 39,000 Miles (65 000 km) 0Change engine oil and... first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact... proper rotation pattern and additionalinformation. DATE SERVICED ACTUAL MILEAGE BY: I DATE MILEAGE ACTUAL ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 301
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. Ifyou do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, the fluid andjcilter do ...,000 Miles (85 000 km) 17 Change engine oil and filter An Emission Co.ygrQJService. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    57,000 Miles (95 000 km) Change engineail and filter (or every 3 months, whichever o,ccurs first). An Emission ContmE Sewice. DATE .-- ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICD BY: I I I
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... Inspect fuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. Inspect camshaft timing belt. An ... every 24 months, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use.Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whicheveroccurs first). An Emission Control Service. I Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake and cable guides, underbody contact... proper rotation pattern and additional information. DATE SERVICED ACTUAL MILEAGE BY: DATE ACTUAL ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 69,000 Miles (115 000 km) Cl Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact pointsand linkage (or every...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service..... Emission An Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody ... for proper rotation pattern and additional information. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-20
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 84,000 Miles (140 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage (...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points ...every 24 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect camshaft timing An Emission belt. Control ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... every 24 months, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use.Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. ... mformation. 17 Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect spark plugwires. An Emission Control Service. T...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...whichever occurs first). An Emissiun Control Service. 93,000 Miles (155.OOO km) Change engine oil and €firer (M every 3 months, wbicheveroccurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate the sbift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact paints and linkage (...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... (32O C) or higher. - In hilly or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these 99,000 Miles (165 000 km) C Change engine ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. The services shown inthis schedule up ...limit recall liability prior to the or completion of vehicle useful life. We, however, urge that all ... for proper rotation pattern and additional information. DATE MILEAGE ACTUAL SERVICED BY: 7-26
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ..., whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 22,500 Miles (37 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parlung brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage (or...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...Inspectfuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. 0Drain, flush and refill cooling ...every 24 months, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant"in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressurecap and neck. Pressure test...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... Emission Control Service. 37,500 Miles (62 500 km) Change engine oil and... occursfirst). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact... pattern and additional information. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... towing. Rotation" in the Index proper rotation for - Uses such as found in taxi, police or pattern and additional information. delivery service. Ifyou do not use your vehicle DATE underany of these conditions, thefluid andfilterdo not require changing. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... fuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service. -fDATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: ... (or every 24 months, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... An Emission Control Service. 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) Cl Change engine oil ... first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact ... pattern and additional information. 0Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... 82,500 Miles (137 500 km) 17 Change engine oil and filter (or An Emission Control Service. 90,000 Miles (150 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or ... rotation pattern and additional information. Cl Lubricate the shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... every 24 months, whichever occurs first). See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure ... for any damage. Replace parts as needed. 0Replace spark plugs.An Emission Control Service. 0Inspect spark plug ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...hilly or mountainous terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. I you do not use your vehicle under any of ... proper rotation pattern and additional information. DATE MILEAGE ACTUAL SERVICED BY: DATE AL-rUALMILEAGE SERVICED BY...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    Part B: Owner Checks and Services Listed below are owner checks and services which ...is important for you or a service station attendant to perform these underhood checksat eachfuel fill. Engine Oil ...if oil necessary. See "Engine Oil" in the hdex for further details. Engine Coolant Level Check the...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... the Indexif necessary) and the regular brake. NOTE: Do not use the accelerator pedal, andbe ready to turn off engine immediately if it starts. the...box door,console door and any folding seat hardware. Part D tells you what to use. More frequent lubrication may be required when...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... and Automatic Transaxle PARI( (F) Mechanism Check 3. With the engine off, turn the key to theRUN position, but don'... out of PARK (P), your vehicle'sBTSI needs service. Steering Column Lock While parked, ... brakes. Underbody Flushing At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Listed below are inspections and services which should be performed at least twice a year (for instance, each spring and fall).You should let your GM dealer's service department or other qualified service center do these jobs. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... Recommended Fluids and Lubricants NOTE: Fluids andlubricants identified below by name, part number orspecification may be obtained from your GM dealer. USAGE Engine Coolant FLUID/LUBRICANT 50/50 mixture of water (preferably distilled)...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... Anchor b. Release Pawl F'LUID/LUBRICANT a. Engine oil. Automatic Transaxle Key Lock Cylinders b. Chassis lubricant (GM Part No. 1052497 ... Trunk Access Panel Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning Engine oil or Lubriplate Lubricant (GM Part No. 1050109). Dielectric Silicone ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    Part E: Maintenanc Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed service the in the boxes providedafter the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and be Services" or "...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Maintenance Record 7-43
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    Maintenance Record ~ ~~ ODOMETER DATE READING BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED SERVICED 7-44
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Maintenance Record I I I I I 7-45
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED .BY MAINTENANCE PEWORMED
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    7 Section 8 Customer Assistance Information Here you willfind out how to contact Pontiac if you need assistance. This section also tells you... be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-PM CARES....
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...Refer to your Warranty and Owner Assistance Information bookletfor addresses of Canadian and GM Overseas offices. When contacting Pontiac, please remember that your concern will likely be resolved in the dealership, using the dealership's facilities, equipment and ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...limitations and/or discontinue its participation in this program. Both Pontiac and yourPontiac dealer are committed to making... may contact the BBB using the toll-free telephone number, or write them atthe... name and address, your VehicleIdentification Number (VIN), and a statement of the nature of your...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... as an intermediary between you and Pontiac. this mediation is If unsuccessfid, an informal hearing will be scheduled where eligible customers maypresent ...run arbitration program or in the courts. For further information, contact the BBB at 1-800-955-5100 or the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center at ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...-762-3743 As the proud owner a new Pontiac vehicle, you of are automatically enrolled in thePontiac ... or travel the open road. Pontiac's Roadside Assistance toll-free number is staffed by a team ... repair information over the phone or making arrangements to tow yourvehicle to the nearest Pontiac dealer...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 339
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... dealerhetailer to see an index or individual bulletin. Service and Owner Publications Service manuals, service bulletins, owner's manuals and other ... 1-800-55 1-4123 Canada 1-800-668-5539 Service Manuals Service manuals contain diagnostic and repair information for all chassis and body systems. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    NOTES !i'
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... ...6-26 BrakeFluid ...ElectricalEquipment ...2-14,3-14, 6-63 6-20 Engine Coolant ...6-12 Engineoil ...6-23 Power Steering ...19 Antifreeze ...Anti-Lock Brake System Active Light ...2-54 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...2-53. 4.7 4-6 Anti-LockBrakes ...3-15 Anti-Theft Feature. Theftlock ...6-54 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... (Brake Transaxle Shift InterIock). Maintenance . . 7-37 Bulb Replacement ...6-70 11 Canada. Vehicles First... Console ...2-41 Center High-Mounted Stoplamp Bulb Replacement ...6-42 1-29 Center Passenger ......6-27 PedalTravel ...6-27 System Parts, Replacing ...2-52 System Warning Light ...Trailer ...4-33 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... Fabric ...6-58 Glass ...6-55 Inside ofYour Pontiac ...Leather ...6-57 Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades...6-58 6-59 Outside of Your Pontiac ...6-56 SpecialProblems ...Stains ...6-56 Tires ...Getting Out Of ...Passing Another Vehicle While Using ...2-33 2-32 To Increase Speed ...ToReduceSpeed ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 345
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... Bulb Replacement...6-38 . Front Turn Signal Bulb Replacement...6-38 Fuel ...6-3 FillingYourTank ...6-5 Gage ...2-... Graphic Equalizer. Using ...GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) ...4-27 6-28 Halogen Bulbs ...HeadlampAiming ...6-29 6-32 Headlamp Bulb Replacement...Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer ...2-29 ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... Front Seatback ...2-4 Leaving Your Vehicle ...Leaving Your Vehicle with the Engine Running ...2-23 Lights Air Bag Readiness ...1-24, 2-51 Anti...System Warning ...2-52 2-50 Charging System ...Engine Coolant Temperature ...2-54 2-55, 6-20 Low Coolant ...2-49 LowFuel ...Low Oil Level ...2-58, 6- 11 Oil ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    Loss of Control ...4- 13 Low Coolant Warning Light ...2.55.6.20 2-49 LowFuelLight ...Low Oil Level Light ...2.58..., Trip ...4-11 Off-Road Recovery ...Oil 6-10 Engine ...Warning Light ...2-57 Ordering 8-7 Owner Publications ...8-7 Service Bulletins ...8-7 Service Manuals ...2-42 Outlet, Accessory ......
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...22 Power Windows ...2-27 1-29 Pregnancy, Use of Safety Belts ...Pressure, Tire ...6-47 5-1 Problems on the Road ...8-7 Publications. Service and Owner ...Radiator ...37 2-38 Reading Lamps. Roof Console ...Rear Lamp Bar Bulb Replacement ...6-45 Rear Reading Lamps ...2-38 Rear Safety...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... ...Service Bulletins. Ordering ...8-7 Service Engine Soon Light ...2-56 Service Manuals, Ordering ...8-7 Service Parts Identification Label ...6-63 Service Publications ... YourOwn ...6-2 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Pontiac ...1-28 6-60 Sheet Metal Damage ...Shift Lever. ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... ...2-20 7-37 Starter Switch, Maintenance ...2- 13 Starting Your Engine ...Steam, If Coming From Your Engine ...5-13 ... Restraint System Sustained Interior Illumination ...2.6. 2.37 Symbols. Vehicle ...v Tachometer ...2-47 6-44 Taillamps Bulb Replacement ...Tamper Resistant Odometer ...2-47 3-15 Tape ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...24 Vehicle Damage Warnings ...iv 5-29 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...6-63 Torque. WheelNut ...4-29 Vehicle Loading ...4-27 Towing a Trailer ...5-7 6-28 Towing Your... System. Flow-Through ...3-4 4-36 3-4 Maintenance ...VentilationTips ...VIN ...6-63 4-35 Parking on Hills ...Vision.Night ...
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    2-n Whdshield Wiper. Circuit Breaker ...6-69 mndoui. Auto-Down ...Windows.Power ...2-27 Windshield Wipers ...2-30 Windshield Washer Fluid...6-24 Winter Driving ...4-23 Wiring. Headlamp ...6-69 Windshield Washers ...2-39 Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ...6-46 Wrecker Towing ...5-7 ...
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