2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner's Manual

2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Manual

2007 Pontiac Grand Prix manual table of contents:

  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...7 Front Seats ...8 Rear Seats ...16 Safety Belts ...17 Child Restraints ...39 Airbag System ...64 Restraint System Check ...80 Features and Controls ...83 Keys ...84 Doors and Locks ...92 Windows ...98 Theft-Deterrent Systems ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Blade Replacement ...Tires ...Appearance Care ...Vehicle Identification ...Electrical System ...Capacities and Specifications ... 399 399 400 448 458 459 466 ... ...470 Customer Assistance Information ...491 Customer Assistance and Information ...492 Reporting Safety Defects ...510 Index ...513 2
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... a front passenger or rear seats. GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, PONTIAC, the PONTIAC Emblem, and the names GRAND PRIX, GTP, and GXP are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    How to Use This Manual Many people read the owner manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If this is ... controls for the vehicle. Pictures and words work together in the owner manual to explain things. {CAUTION: These mean there is something...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Vehicle Damage Warnings Also, in this manual you will find these notices: Notice: These mean there ... the vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your vehicle's warranty, and it could be costly... to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: 6
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Parts After a Crash ...81 7 Front Seats ...8 Manual Passenger Seat ...8 Power Seat ...8 Power Lumbar ...9 ...16 Split Folding Rear Seat ...16 Safety Belts ...17 Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone ...17 ... Passenger Position ...31 Rear Seat Passengers ...32 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides ...35 Safety ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Front Seats Manual Passenger Seat Power Seat Driver's Seat Power Seat Control, Power Lumbar, and Manual Recline shown Lift the bar located under the front of the seat to unlock it. Slide the seat to where you want it and release the bar. Try to move ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Power Lumbar Driver's Seat with Power Seat, Power Lumbar, and Manual Recline shown ... located on the outboard side of the seat cushion. Press the control forward to increase lumbar support. Press ... rearward to decrease lumbar support. Keep in mind that as your seating position changes, as it may ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... Reclining Seatbacks {CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could ...a pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver's seat only when the vehicle is not moving. Press the button ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    The seats have manual reclining seatbacks. The lever used to operate them is located on the outboard side of the seats. To recline the seatback, do the ...Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. Driver's Seat with Power Seat, Power Lumbar, and Manual Recline shown 11
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this. The shoulder belt cannot do ... seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear your safety belt properly. Do not have a seatback reclined if the vehicle is...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Head Restraints Pull the head restraint up to raise it. To lower the head restraint, press the button, located on the top of the seatback, and push the head restraint down. Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint is at the same height as the top of the occupant's head. This ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Things you put on this seatback can strike and injure people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. Remove or secure all items before driving. If the vehicle has this feature, the front passenger seat can be folded flat for more cargo space. 14
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    To return the seatback to the upright position, pull up on the lever on the back of the seat. Push the seatback up until it locks in place. {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, ... front passenger seatback flat, pull up on the lever located on back of the seat. Push the seatback forward ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...(s) may not fold down all the way. Notice: Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may cause damage to the seat or the safety belts. Always unbuckle the safety belts and return them to their normal stowed position before folding a rear seat. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells ... area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. Your vehicle has indicators to...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    .... After more than 40 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels. 18
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. 19
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 20
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... the vehicle after an accident if I am wearing a safety belt? A: You could be - whether you are wearing... and your strongest bones take the forces. That is why safety belts make such good sense. A:...system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you are in a vehicle that ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... from home, why should I wear safety belts? How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This part is only for ... adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know about safety belts and children. And there are ...of less than 40 mph (65 km/h). Safety belts are for everyone. Driver Position Lap-Shoulder ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 38. Make sure ... so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever ... could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a crash. See Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment ... let it get twisted. The lap-shoulder belt may lock if you pull...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. It may be necessary to pull stitching on the safety belt through the latch plate to fully tighten the lap belt on... parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there is a sudden stop...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your lap belt is too loose. In a crash, you could slide under the lap.... This could cause serious or even fatal injuries. The lap belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. A: The lap belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces .... This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle nearest you. A: The belt...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would ... the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ... internal organs like your liver or spleen. A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... Improper shoulder belt height adjustment could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a crash. To move it down, pull the release ...the desired position. You can move the height adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. To unlatch the belt, push the button on the buckle. The ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly....Position To learn how to wear the right front passenger's safety belt properly, see Driver Position on page 22. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way as the driver's...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...show that unbelted people in the rear seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who are not safety belted can ... can strike others in the vehicle who are wearing safety belts. Lap-Shoulder Belt All rear seat positions have lap-shoulder ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    .... If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 38. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 3. To make the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there is a sudden ... forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... for each outboard passenger position in the rear seat. Here is how to install a comfort guide to the safety belt: To unlatch the belt, push the button on the buckle. Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. 36
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... belt restraining forces. 4. Buckle, position, and release the safety belt as described in Rear Seat Passengers on page 32. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Safety Belt Pretensioners Your vehicle has safety belt pretensioners for the driver and right front passenger. Although you cannot ... use it for securing child seats. To wear it, just attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. 38...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Older children need to use safety belts properly. Older children who have outgrown booster seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts. 39
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... a window, move the child toward the center of the vehicle. Also see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides on page 35. If the child is sitting in the center rear seat passenger position, move the child toward the safety belt buckle. In either case, be sure that ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    {CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the ... sits, the lap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic bones in a ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... by appropriate restraints. Young children should not use the vehicle's adult safety belts alone, unless there is no other choice. Instead, they ... if a shoulder belt is wrapped around their neck and the safety belt continues to tighten. Never leave children unattended in a...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...: (Continued) adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its airbag system is designed for them... can be seriously injured or killed. Airbags plus lap-shoulder belts offer protection for CAUTION: (Continued) 43
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... restraint will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In addition, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... quite unlike that of an adult or older child, for whom the safety belts are designed. A young child's hip bones are still so small that the vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on... should. Instead, it may settle up around the child's abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds...acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint. A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have a shoulder belt positioner, and some high-back booster ... that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... in the vehicle using the vehicle's safety belt or LATCH system, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be secured in the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... that are attached to a wide, shelf-like shield that swings up or to the side. Because there are different systems, it is important to refer to the instructions that come with the restraint. A child can be endangered in a crash if the child is not ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...frontal airbag if the system detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-safe, and no one can CAUTION: (Continued) guarantee that an airbag will not deploy under some unusual .... Be sure to properly secure any child restraint in your vehicle - even when no child is in it. 50
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...anchors, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Lower Anchors Top Tether Anchor Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each LATCH seating position that will accommodate a child restraint with lower attachments (B). A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. A top...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... a top tether. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child ... Tether Anchor Locations i (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. j (Lower ... Seating positions with two lower anchors. Rear Seat To assist you in locating the lower anchors, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... panel. Open the trim cover to access the anchors. Be sure to use an anchor located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child ...be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be attached. There is no place to attach the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... child restraint is properly installed using the anchors, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 55
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... the child restraint with the top tether and the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the desired seating position. 1.2. Put the child restraint on the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top ...Pull open the top tether anchor trim cover to expose the anchor. 2.3. Route, attach, and ...tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: If the position you...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the child restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch ... portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show ... so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... way out of the retractor to set the lock. 5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the ... belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt, and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. ... helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 59
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... the top tether to the top tether anchor. Refer to the instructions that came with the child restraint and see Lower ...the top tether anchor, disconnect it. Unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go back all the way. The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... the seat as far back as it will go before securing the forward-facing child restraint. See Manual Passenger Seat on page 8. If your child restraint has the LATCH ... (LATCH) on page 51. There is no top tether anchor at the right front seating position. Do not secure a child...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...before securing the child restraint in this seat. See Manual Passenger Seat on page 8. When the passenger sensing ... portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show ... so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the... belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. ... push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. You should not be able to pull ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... in the vehicle and check with your dealer. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go ...front passenger's window. Airbags are designed to supplement the protection provided by safety belts. Even though today's airbags are also designed...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... crashes. Everyone in your vehicle should wear a safety belt properly - whether or not there is... crash if you are not wearing your safety belt - even if you have ... the vehicle or being ejected from it. Airbags are "supplemental restraints" to the safety belts. All airbags are designed to work ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... were leaning forward, it could seriously injure you. Safety belts help keep you in position for ... before and during a crash. Always wear your safety belt even with frontal airbags. The driver should ... for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its airbag system is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 172 for more information. The driver's frontal airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 67
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    The right front passenger's frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The roof-mounted side impact airbag for the driver and the person seated directly behind the driver is in the ceiling above the side windows. 68
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...Do not put anything between an occupant and an airbag, and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering. And, if your vehicle has roof-mounted side impact airbags, never secure anything to the roof...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    When Should an Airbag Inflate? The driver's and right front passenger's frontal airbags are designed to inflate in moderate to severe frontal or near-frontal crashes. But they are designed to inflate only if the impact exceeds a predetermined deployment threshold. Deployment thresholds take ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... to deploy on the side of the vehicle that is struck. In any particular crash, no one can say whether an airbag should have inflated ..., and related hardware are all part of the airbag modules inside the steering wheel and in the instrument panel in front of the right front passenger. For vehicles ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... or near frontal collisions, even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions, even belted occupants can contact ... should never be regarded as anything more than a supplement to safety belts, and then only in moderate to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... will not be there to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. • Your vehicle has a crash sensing and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...visible when you turn your ignition key to RUN or START. The passenger sensing system will turn ... with sensors that are part of the right front passenger's seat. The sensors are designed to detect the presence of a properly-... check. If you use remote start to start your vehicle from a distance, if ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...airbag if the system detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-safe, and no one can guarantee that an airbag will not deploy under some unusual circumstance, ... outgrown child restraints. • Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... been installed and the on indicator is lit, turn the vehicle off. Remove the child restraint from the vehicle and reinstall the child restraint... posture and body build. Everyone in your vehicle who has outgrown child restraints should wear a safety belt properly - whether or not there is an airbag...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front passenger's seat may... material such as a blanket, or aftermarket equipment such as seat covers, seat heaters, and ... sensing system operates. Remove any additional material from the seat cushion before reinstalling or...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    You may want to consider not using seat covers or other aftermarket equipment if your vehicle... your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 511....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... can still inflate during improper service. You can be injured if you are ... part of the airbag system. Be sure to follow proper service procedures, and make sure the person ... Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... airbag system does not need regular maintenance. A: Changing or moving any parts of the front seats, safety belts, the airbag sensing and diagnostic module, steering wheel, instrument panel, ceiling headliner, ceiling and pillar garnish trim, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... front passenger's airbag, or the side impact airbag covering (if equipped) on the ceiling near the side ... may have to replace the airbag module in the steering wheel, both the airbag module and the instrument ....) Do not open or break the airbag coverings. Replacing Restraint System Parts After a ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... may mean you will need to have LATCH system, safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New ... to replace the driver's and right front passenger's safety belt buckle assembly. Be sure to do so. ...may need to replace the driver and front passenger's safety belt buckle assemblies, even if the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...That Burn ...118 Engine Exhaust ...119 Running the Engine While Parked ...120 Mirrors ...121 Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® ...121 Outside Power Mirrors ...121 ... PASS-Key® III Operation ...103 Starting and Operating Your Vehicle ...105 New Vehicle Break-In ...105 Ignition...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The children or others could be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...must be purchased from your dealer. Any new PASS-Key® III key must be programmed before it will start the vehicle. See PASS-Key® III on page 102 for more information on programming a new key. In an emergency, contact Roadside Assistance. See Roadside Assistance Program on...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications Commission ...modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use... you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... (RKE) System Operation The vehicle's doors can be locked and unlocked, and the trunk can be opened from about 3 feet (1 m) up to 60 feet (18 m) away with the ... page 100 for more information. Remote Keyless Entry with Remote Start Remote Keyless Entry without Remote Start 87
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... Theft-Deterrent on page 100 for more details. V (Trunk Release): Press and hold this button for about one second to release the trunk lid. The transaxle must be in PARK (P) for this feature to ... matched. Once your dealer has coded the new transmitter, the lost transmitter cannot unlock your...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... located below the panic alarm button, and separate the bottom half from the top half of the transmitter. 2. Remove the old battery and replace it with the new one. Make sure the positive side (+) of the battery faces up. Use one three-volt, CR2032 battery, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    .... Normal operation of the system will return after the key is turned to RUN. Laws in some communities may restrict the use of remote starters. For example, some laws may require a person using remote start to have the vehicle in view when doing so. Check ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ..., and the engine is still running, insert the key into the ignition switch and turn to RUN to drive the vehicle. 4. To manually shut off a remote start, do any of the following. The parking lamps will turn off. • Aim the remote keyless ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... temperature is too high. • The oil pressure is low. • Two remote vehicle starts have already been... Vehicles that have the remote vehicle start feature are shipped from the factory with the remote start system enabled....if the doors are not locked. So, wear safety belts properly and lock the doors ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... vehicle. From the outside, use the key or remote keyless entry transmitter. From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To manually lock or unlock the doors from inside the vehicle, push down or pull up on the door lock pin located on the top of each door panel. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... lock switch or the LOCK button on the transmitter a second time. Driver's Side The delayed locking feature will not activate when the ignition is in RUN or ACC. You can program this feature on or off through the Driver Information Center (DIC) See "Personal Programming Mode Screens" under ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Programmable Automatic Door Locks The vehicle's doors are programmed from the factory to lock when the shift lever is moved into a forward gear, and ... the power door lock switch or unlock one door using the inside manual door lock. To program the door unlocking feature, see "Personal Programming ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...position. Trunk {CAUTION: It can be dangerous to drive with the trunk lid open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas ... and even death. If you must drive with the trunk lid open or if electrical wiring or other...must pass through the seal between the body and the trunk lid: • Make sure all other windows ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...€™s or front passenger’s door. See “Remote Trunk Release” following. The vehicle must be in PARK... door lock switch to the right to unlock the trunk. Driver’s Side There is a glow-in-the-dark... release handle located on the trunk latch of the trunk lid. This handle will glow following exposure...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 98
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... To raise the window, press and hold the bottom of the switch. Window Lockout o (Window Lockout): The driver's window Push the switch down or up to open or close the window. The top switches operate the front windows, and the bottom switches operate the rear windows. Each passenger door also has ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... is armed. Visor Vanity Mirror Raise the cover on the top of the sun visor to expose the vanity ...has lighted vanity mirrors, the lamps come on when the cover is opened. Theft-Deterrent Systems Vehicle ... alarm will sound if someone tampers with the trunk or enters the vehicle without using the remote...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... alarm system can be activated when the key is removed from the ignition and the power door lock ... is used to lock the doors after the key is removed from the ignition. The red light will come on to indicate ... red light will begin flashing at a very slow rate to show the system is armed. Arming Con�.
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...¬cations to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. PASS-Key® III uses a radio frequency transponder in the key that matches a decoder ... PASS-Key® III system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications Commission ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...the engine still does not start with the other key, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle does start, the first key may be faulty. See your dealer who can service the PASS-Key® III to have a new key made. In an emergency, contact Roadside Assistance. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...and start the engine. If the engine will not start, see your dealer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn the key to OFF, and remove the key. 4.... to be programmed and turn it to RUN within five seconds of removing the original key. 5. The STARTING DISABLED DUE TO THEFT ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    Starting and Operating Your Vehicle New Vehicle Break-In Notice: Your vehicle does not... guideline every time you get new brake linings. • Do not tow a trailer during break-... each position. 9 (OFF): This position locks the ignition, steering wheel and transaxle. It is a theft-deterrent feature. This...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ACC (ACCESSORY): This position allows things like the radio and windshield wipers to operate while ...position is where the key returns to after the vehicle is started. With the engine off, the RUN position displays some ... in the ACC or RUN position with the engine off. You may not be able to start your...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... to PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). Your engine will not start in any other position - this is a safety feature. To restart when you are already moving, use ... Do not race the engine immediately after starting it. Operate the engine and transaxle gently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate all moving ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... the way to the floor and holding it there as you hold the key in START for up to a maximum of 15 seconds. Wait at least 15 seconds between each .... Do not race the engine immediately after starting it. Operate the engine and transaxle gently until the oil warms up and lubricates all moving parts. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ..., grounded 110-volt AC outlet. 4. Before starting the engine, be sure to unplug and store the ... plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil that is in the vehicle, and some other things. ... a heavy-duty three-prong extension cord rated for at least 15 amps. Active Fuel ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...See Shifting Into Park (P) on page 116. If you are pulling a trailer, see Towing a Trailer on page 324. 3800 V6 Engine PARK (P): This position locks the front wheels. It is the best position to use when the engine is started because the vehicle cannot move easily. 110
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ..., use NEUTRAL (N) when the vehicle is being towed. {CAUTION: Shifting into a drive gear while your engine is running at ... (N) while the engine is running at high speed may damage the transaxle. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Be sure the engine is not running at high speeds when ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... page 301. Notice: If your vehicle seems to start up rather slowly or not shift gears when... you could damage the transaxle. Have your vehicle serviced right away. You can drive in ... (3) instead of DRIVE (D) when driving on hilly, winding roads, when towing a trailer, so there is less shifting between ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... hill, use the brakes, or parking brake to hold the vehicle in place. 2. Move the shift lever to the MANUAL (M). Performance Shifting with TAP-Shift® If the vehicle is equipped with the 3800 V6 Supercharged engine or the 5.3L V8 engine, your vehicle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... control in icy or slippery conditions, the vehicle may start out in SECOND (2), rather than FIRST (1).... display on the DIC and HUD, if equipped, when in manual mode. Pressing the accelerator while driving in... speed is too fast or too slow, nor will it allow a start from THIRD (3) or higher gear. 114
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. If the vehicle is towing a trailer and parked on a hill, see Towing a Trailer on page 324. That section shows what to do first to keep the trailer from moving. 115
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... Into Park (P) Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running {CAUTION: It can be dangerous to get out of... follow. If you are pulling a trailer, see Towing a Trailer on page 324. 1. Hold the brake pedal... front of the vehicle. 3. Turn the ignition key to OFF. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... (P) properly before you leave the driver's seat. To find out how, see Shifting Into ... before shifting from PARK (P) while the ignition is in RUN. See Automatic Transaxle Operation on page ... the end of Step 4. 3. Shift the transaxle to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the vehicle and then shift to the desired...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Parking Over Things That Burn {CAUTION: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass, or other things that can burn. 118
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Engine Exhaust CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you cannot see or smell. It can cause unconsciousness and death. You might have exhaust coming in if: • Your exhaust system sounds strange or different. • Your vehicle gets ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...Engine While Parked It is better not to park with the engine running. But if you ever have to,...and if you are pulling a trailer, also see Towing a Trailer on page 324. {CAUTION: Idling the ...can come in easily. NEVER park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in place can be a blizzard. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar® Your vehicle has this feature located at the bottom ... OnStar® System on page 122 for more information about the services OnStar® provides. Outside Power Mirrors ... the mirrors to move if the control pad is touched. The round control pad adjusts the angle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...live advisors to provide you with a wide range of safety, security, information, and convenience services. If your airbags deploy, the system is designed to make an ... call to OnStar® Emergency advisors who can request emergency services be sent to your location. If you lock your keys...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    .... You may cancel your OnStar® service at any time by contacting OnStar® as provided below. A complete OnStar® Owners Guide and the OnStar® ..., see the OnStar® Owner's Guide in your glove box or visit onstar.com. OnStar® Services For new vehicles with OnStar®, the Safe & Sound Plan, or the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... giving a few simple voice commands, you can browse through the various topics. See the OnStar® Owners Guide for more information (Only available in the continental U.S.). OnStar® Turn-by-Turn Navigation (If equipped) • RideAssist • Information and Convenience Services 124
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... also cannot work unless you are in a place where the wireless service provider OnStar® has hired for that area has coverage, network capacity and reception when the service is needed, and technology that is compatible with the OnStar® service. Not all...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... to operate. There are other problems OnStar® cannot control that may prevent OnStar® from providing OnStar® service to you at ...console. Cupholder Installation and Removal Your Responsibility You may need to increase the volume of your radio to hear the OnStar® advisor. If the light next to the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the lamps have grooves on each lens, they can manually be turned on or off by pressing the sides. Your vehicle may have... front passenger seat, a storage net is attached to the seatback. It cannot be removed from the seat. Center Console Storage Area To open the armrest storage area, pull up on the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Sunroof If the vehicle has a sunroof, it includes a sliding glass panel and a sunshade. The switch to control the sunroof is located in the headliner. Vent: Open the sunshade by hand. Push the switch toward the rear of the vehicle once and the sunroof will open to the vent position. Push the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ......169 Speedometer and Odometer ...170 Tachometer ...171 Safety Belt Reminder Light ...171 Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light ...172 Airbag Readiness Light ...172 Passenger Airbag Status ... Other Warning Devices ...134 Horn ...134 Tilt Wheel ...135 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever ...135...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ......235 Radio with CD (MP3) ...245 Radio with Six-Disc CD ...255 Using an MP3 ...269 XM Radio Messages ...275 Theft-Deterrent Feature ...277 Audio Steering Wheel Controls ...277 Radio Reception ...278 Care of Your CDs ...279 Care of the CD Player ...279 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ✍ NOTES 131
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Instrument Panel Overview 132
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    .... See Audio System(s) on page 233. K. Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped). See Audio Steering Wheel .... See Hood Release on page 345. M. Tilt Steering Wheel Lever, on Steering Column. See Tilt Wheel on...Button (If Equipped). See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 292. S. Head Up Display (HUD)...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal ... your vehicle. Horn The hazard warning flashers work no matter what ignition position the key is in, and even if...is not in the ignition. Press on or near the horn symbols on the steering wheel pad to sound the horn. 134
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... wheel to be adjusted. The lever that lets the steering wheel tilt is located on the outboard side of the steering column....Low-Beam Changer. See To tilt the steering wheel, hold it and pull the lever. Move ...lever to lock it into place. Tilt the steering wheel to the highest position to give more room ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...page 140. Raise or lower the lever until the arrow starts to flash to signal a lane change. Hold it ... left side of the steering column all the way up or down. The lever returns automatically when the turn is... page 200. If the vehicle is equipped with the Head-Up-Display (HUD), a right or left turn ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... the lever. If the vehicle is equipped with the Head-Up Display (HUD), an arrow will appear on the display ... will not be on. If the vehicle is equipped with the Head-Up-Display (HUD) an arrow will appear in the HUD ... indicating that the high-beams are on. See Head-Up Display (HUD) on page 151 for more...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    .... If the blades do become damaged, install new blades or blade inserts. For more information, see... turn the wipers off. & (Delay): Push the lever up once to this position to set a delay between wiping...five delay adjustment settings. Turn the band up to make the delays shorter in between wiper cycles...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... (Low Speed): Push the lever up to the second position for steady wiping cycles at a slow speed. 1 (High Speed): Push the lever up to the third position for steady wiping cycles at...washer fluid to spray onto the windshield. The wipers will run for a few cycles to clear the windshield. For more ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... roads or in heavy traffic. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause excessive wheel slip, and you could lose control. Do not use cruise control on slippery roads. R (On): This...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause excessive wheel slip, and you could lose control. Do not ... Control System (TCS), if your vehicle has one, begins to limit wheel spin, the cruise control will automatically disengage. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    The CRUISE SET message will also appear briefly on the Head-Up Display (HUD), if your vehicle has one...resume/ accelerate. Hold it there until you get up to the speed desired, and then release the switch... to resume/accelerate. Your vehicle will go back up to your previously chosen speed and stay there...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... Cruise Control on Hills How well the cruise control will work on hills depends upon the vehicle's speed, its load, and the steepness of the hills. When going up steep hills, the accelerator pedal might have to be used in order to maintain the vehicle's speed. When going downhill, the brakes ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... off and then back on again when the control is left in the AUTO position. The exterior lamp control is located to the left of the steering wheel on the multifunction lever. ; (Parking Lamp): Turning the band to this position turns on the parking lamps together with the following: • Sidemarker ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...will not be on. The instrument panel cluster will not be lit up either. When it is dark enough outside, the DRL will ... after dawn and before sunset. Daytime running lamps are required to function at all times on ... makes the DRL work, so be sure it is not covered. The DRL system will make the low-beam ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... if they were on previously. As with any vehicle, the regular headlamp system should be turned on when needed. To turn the fog lamps off, turn the band up to the fog lamp symbol and release it. The band will return to its original position. If the high-beam headlamps are on, the fog lamps will turn...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Instrument Panel Brightness This feature controls the brightness of the instrument panel lights. The interior lamps control is located on the instrument panel, to the left of the steering column. Courtesy Lamps When a door is opened, the courtesy lamps will automatically come on. These lamps will ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... doors are closed. The interior lamps may stay on for up to 25 seconds after all doors have... Delayed lighting will not occur while the ignition is in RUN or ACC. After 25 seconds have ...if one of the following is done: • The ignition is turned to RUN or ACC. • The doors are locked using the remote ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... exiting the vehicle at night, the vehicle is equipped with the delayed exit lighting feature. After the key is removed from the ignition, the interior lamps will light for up the amount of seconds set in the Driver Information Center (DIC). See...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...(DIC), you may see the voltage move up or down. This is normal. If there is a problem, an alert will be displayed. The battery can be discharged at idle if the electrical ... window defogger, climate control fan at high speed, heated seats, engine cooling fans, trailer loads, and loads ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... the upshift symbol if active, and a brief display of the current radio station, including XM information or CD track. It will also display turn-by-turn guidance information if the vehicle is has a navigation radio. The images are projected by the HUD lens located on the driverମ.
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... an image focused out toward the front of the vehicle. When the ignition key is turned to RUN, the HUD will display an introductory message for a short time, until the HUD has warmed up. The following indicator lights come on the instrument panel when activated and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...aid. When the HUD is on, the speedometer reading will continually be displayed. The current radio station or CD track number will display for a short ...radio or CD track status changes. This will happen whenever one of the radio controls is pressed. The speedometer size will be reduced when radio, CD...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    .... All navigation information is provided to the HUD by the navigation radio, if the vehicle has one. The warning indicators still appear on the instrument panel when required.... the vehicle is started. If the last format was Format Two, then Format Two will be displayed. w (Up): Press ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... see. If You Cannot See the HUD Image When the Ignition Is On • Is anything covering the HUD lens? • Is the HUD dimmer setting bright enough? • Is... on page 460. Care of the HUD Clean the inside of the windshield as needed to remove any dirt or film that could reduce the sharpness or clarity ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not use equipment exceeding maximum amperage rating of 20 ...is located inside the console. Remove the tethered cap to use the outlet. When not using the outlet, be sure to cover it with the protective cap. Notice: Leaving electrical equipment plugged ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... Cigarette Lighter Your vehicle may have a removable muffin tin ashtray and cigarette ... the lighter to back away from the heating element when it is hot. Damage from overheating may occur to the lighter ... System The climate control system allows manual control of the heating, cooling, and ventilation ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...fan speed will be temporarily reduced between the transition to a new mode. The fan will resume the original speed... control system off. Only the heated seat and/or rear defrost can be operated... the vehicle is stopped and idling, or the weather is hot, press the recirculation button. To prevent the air...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... condensation and to warm the vehicle’s occupants. Use the defrost mode to remove frost or condensation from the windshield quickly. See “Rear Window Defoggerମ. rear window of fog or ice. 1 (Defrost): Use the defrost mode to remove fog or frost from the windshield more quickly. This mode directs...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... to the right of the button will come on. This button has no control over the air conditioning compressor ... for additional information. On hot days during the vehicle's initial start-up, open the windows... into the vehicle. The air conditioning system removes moisture from the air, so sometimes there...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses a warming grid to remove fog or frost from the rear window. Be sure to clear as much ... rear glass. These actions may damage the rear defogger. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. z (Heated Seats): Press this button to turn the heated seats on...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... passenger display is off. In cold weather, the system will start at reduced fan speeds to avoid blowing ... until warmer air is available. The system will start out blowing air at the floor but ... change modes automatically as the vehicle warms up to maintain the chosen temperature setting. The length ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...this section. Manual Operation x w (Temperature): To manually adjust the temperature inside the vehicle, press the up arrow on the temperature control to ... temperature is used for the passenger and the passenger display is off. in manual. Turn the knob to AUTO to return to automatic fan operation. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... heated seats on and off. The button on the left controls the driver's seat and the button on the right controls the passenger's seat. See Heated...sun. The recirculation mode will also be activated, as necessary. Do not cover the solar sensor located in the center of the instrument panel, near the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... warming grid, and the repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not attach a... Pressing the recirculation button, while in this mode, will have no effect other than turning on the indicator ... the recirculation button, while in this mode, will have no affect other than turning on the indicator ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... pump hose from the fender rail and the air inlet grille. 5. Remove the hood weather-strip from the passenger's side of the vehicle, peeling ...may adversely affect the performance of the system. • Keep the path under the front seats clear of objects to help circulate the air inside of the vehicle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    6. Remove the two air inlet grille retainers using a flat tool to first pry up on the center post and then the remainder of the fastener can be pulled out. 7. Remove the ... water deflector. 9. Remove the passenger compartment air filter by pulling on the tab. 10. Install a new passenger ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of the vehicle's functions. As the details show on the next ...Often gages and warning lights work together to indicate when there is a problem with the vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Instrument Panel Cluster The instrument panel cluster is designed to show at a glance how the vehicle is running. It will show how fast the vehicle is going, about how much fuel is in the fuel tank, and many other things needed to drive the vehicle safely and economically. United States version ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...for more information. If the vehicle has the Head-Up Display (HUD) the speed will also be displayed on ...HUD screen. If a vehicle has to have a new odometer installed, a new one can be set to... driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer was installed. Trip Odometer The trip ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Tachometer The tachometer displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). Safety Belt Reminder Light When the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will sound for several seconds to remind you and your passengers to buckle your...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Several seconds after the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will sound for several seconds to remind the front passenger to buckle their safety belt. This would only occur if the passenger airbag is enabled. See Passenger Sensing System on page 74 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... vehicle serviced right away if the airbag readiness light stays on after you start your... so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. Your vehicle has the passenger sensing system...United States Canada When the ignition key is turned to RUN or START, the passenger airbag status indicator ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...facing child restraint installed in the right front passenger's seat, it means that the passenger sensing system has not ...airbag if the system detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-safe, and no one can guarantee that an airbag will not deploy under some unusual circumstance, even...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Up-...vehicle has this light, it will come on when the shift lever is in the manual transaxle position. {CAUTION: If the off... located on the steering wheel. If your vehicle has the Head-Up Display (HUD...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... is fully released, it means the vehicle has a brake problem. The PARKING BRAKE ON message will also appear in .... If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Towing Your Vehicle on page 322.... come on then, have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. 176
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... the road and stopped carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. If the ABS warning light comes on and stays on, there may be a problem with the anti-lock portion of the brake system. If..., pull off the road and have the vehicle towed for service. The anti-lock brake system warning ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... light should come on briefly as you start the engine. Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light... If there is a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control, the TCS will turn ... seconds and then turn on solid if a problem is detected with the Tire Pressure Monitor System....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    .... See Enhanced Traction System (ETS) on page 293. • If the system is affected by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning light will ... extended period of time when the system is turned on, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle has been operating under normal...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system before any problem is apparent. This may prevent more serious ...moves into the shaded area, the engine is too hot. That reading means the engine coolant has...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... your engine may not run as smoothly. This could lead to costly repairs that may not be covered by your warranty. Notice: Modifications made to ...the emission control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service may be required. • Light On Steady - An emission control system ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... • Avoiding hard accelerations • Avoiding steep uphill grades • If you are towing a trailer, reduce the amount of cargo being hauled as soon as it is ... still flashing, follow the previous steps, and see your dealer for service as soon as possible. If the Light Is On Steady You may be able to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...cause your engine not to run as efficiently as designed. You may notice this as stalling after start-up, stalling when you put the vehicle into gear... equipment and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. Emissions Inspection and Maintenance...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... the engine. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. It may also come ... indicates that the engine could be low on oil or could have some other oil problem. Have it fixed right away. The ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Fog Lamp Light This light will come on when the fog lamps are in use. Highbeam On Light This light comes on whenever the high-beam headlamps are on. The light will go out when the fog lamps are turned off. See Fog Lamps on page 146 for more information. See "Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer" ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... than half the tank's capacity to fill it. • The gage pointer may move while cornering, braking or speeding up. • The gage may... Center (DIC) control buttons and the message display screen are located above the radio. The DIC gives important safety and maintenance facts concerning the vehicle. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...points. The trip odometer will record the number of miles up to 9,999.9 miles or 9 999.9 km travelled ...vehicle was driven 5.0 miles (8.0 km) before the vehicle is started again, and then the retro-active... reset feature is activated after the vehicle is started, but before it begins moving, the display...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ..., Display Units, Daytime Display Enhancement, Engine Oil Monitor System, Personal Programming modes, and... menu sets the date. The time is set through the radio. See Setting the Time on page 234 for... main date screen. The screen will now display the new date. Language: This menu allows the selection of...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... or ON. 2. Press the options button again to advance to the next screen. ENGINE OIL MONITOR SYSTEM: This menu allows the engine oil monitor system to be reset. To reset the engine oil monitor system, see Engine Oil Life System on page 353. PERSONAL PROGRAMMING MODE: This menu allows you to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... of a value, there may be a problem with your vehicle. If this consistently occurs, see you dealer for service. DISPLAY OFF will ... Center (DIC) control buttons and the message display screen are located above the radio. The DIC gives important safety and maintenance facts concerning the vehicle. The ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to manually set the compass. However, under certain ... been changed in the vehicle, reset the ENGINE OIL MONITOR screen in the options menu. To reset .... Gages 2 (Gages): Press this button to access the OIL LIFE REMAINING, TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE,...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... hours the engine has operated while the key was in the RUN position. This screen cannot be reset. Press ... screen. ENGINE BOOST: If the vehicle has the supercharged engine, this screen will appear. It shows a graphic .... MAXIMUM Gs: If you have the GXP option, this screen will appear. The DIC monitors ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... mileage. For example, if the vehicle was driven 5.0 miles (8.0 km) before it is started again, and then the retro-active reset feature is activated, the... etc. If the retro-active reset feature is activated after the vehicle is started, but before it begins moving, the display will show the number of...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...set/reset button for less than two seconds to start or stop the timer. 2. Press and hold the ..., Display Units, Daytime Display Enhancement, Engine Oil Monitor System, Compass Calibration, Personal Programming ... menu sets the date. The time is set through the radio. See Setting the Time on page 234 for...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... again to advance to the main date screen. The screen will now display the new date. 9. Press the options button to advance to the next screen. Language: ... HUD, if equipped, will also appear in the language selected. See Head-Up Display (HUD) on page 151. To change the language, use the following ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...OFF or ON. 2. Press the options button to advance to the next screen. ENGINE OIL MONITOR SYSTEM: This menu allows the engine oil monitor system to be reset. To reset the engine oil monitor system, see Engine Oil Life System on page 353. Press the options button to advance to the next screen...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... information. If the tire pressure display shows dashes instead of a value, there may be a problem with your vehicle. If this consistently occurs, see you dealer for service. Press the options button to advance to the next screen. DISPLAY OFF will appear on the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... on the DIC screen. Fill the fuel tank as soon as possible to avoid running out of fuel. See "Low Fuel" under DIC Warnings and ...DIC). Setting the Compass The compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to manually set the compass. However, under certain circumstances, such as during a...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    To adjust for compass variance, use the following procedure: 1. Find the vehicle's current location and variance zone number on the map. 2. Press the set/reset button to scroll through and select the appropriate variance zone. 3. Press the options button to advance to the calibration screen. 4. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... button descriptions. Other warning messages are not allowed to be cleared until the problem indicated by the warning message is taken care of. When the ... acknowledged, will only make the message disappear, not correct the problem. A/C OFF FOR ENGINE PROTECTION This message displays when the engine ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...message re-appears when the engine is turned on. This message displays when a door or the trunk is not closed properly. If your vehicle has the remote start feature, this...hood is not closed properly. The graphic highlights the hood or trunk if either one is not closed properly. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...message displays when service is required for the vehicle. See your dealer. See Engine Oil on page ... must also be reset. See "Engine Oil Monitor System" in options under DIC ... comes on with this message. This message displays when there is a problem with the generator and battery charging systems...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed. Press the set/reset ...re-appears when the engine is turned on. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed and then ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... low tire pressure warning light comes on. See Low Tire Pressure Warning Light on page 178 for more information. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. Press the set/reset button to acknowledge this message and to clear it from the screen. This message continues to display for three ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...CRUISE SET also appears briefly in the Head-Up Display (HUD), if your vehicle has this feature. This message displays when the ignition is in RUN. See Cruise Control on page 140 ... information. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... can be turned back on. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds continuously when this message is displayed. Press the set/... turned on. This message displays when the engine coolant temperature is too hot. The engine coolant temperature warning light also appears on ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    HOT ENGINE OIL. REDUCE SPEED On some vehicles, this message displays when the vehicle's engine oil is above the proper engine ...the speed of the vehicle. If this message continues to display, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. A chime sounds continuously when this message ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...) System Operation on page 87. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed. Press the ... turned off. This message cannot be acknowledged. This message disappears and the chiming stops when the key is removed from the ignition. 208
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...page 395 for replacement procedures. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed. ... 395 for replacement procedures. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... symbol comes on with this message. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds while this message is displayed. Press... displays when the brake fluid level is low. Have the brake system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. See Brakes on page 378. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    LOW FUEL This symbol comes on with this message. LOW OIL LEVEL This symbol comes on with this message. This message .... If the vehicle has a supercharged engine, see Supercharger Oil on page 355 for information ... and proper oil level. This message displays while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...damage can result from driving a vehicle with low oil pressure. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as possible when this warning message is displayed. This message... Do not drive the vehicle until the cause of the low oil pressure is corrected. Severe engine damage can result...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...377 for more information. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds when this message is displayed. Press...message displays to alert the driver when the vehicle's parking brake is on, the ignition is in RUN, and the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... the driver when the parking lamps are on, the ignition is in OFF, and the key is removed. A chime sounds continuously while this message is displayed. This message ... speed may be reduced. Anytime this message stays on, the vehicle should be taken to your dealer for service as soon as possible. 214
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... There is an emission control system malfunction. • The engine coolant temperature is too high. • The oil pressure is low. • The hazard warning flashers are turned on. • The maximum number of remote starts or remote start attempts between ignition ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...394 for bulb replacement procedures. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds while this message is displayed... for bulb replacement procedures. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds while this message is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... the brake system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds while this message ... brake system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... warning message displays, but you should have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A ... still exists, the message re-appears when the engine is turned on. SERVICE PARK LAMPS This message displays if one of ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM This symbol comes on with this message. This message displays only while the ignition ... appears on the instrument panel cluster. See Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ... information. Have the StabiliTrak® Plus system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. 219...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    SERVICE THEFT SYSTEM This message displays if there is a problem with the theft-deterrent system ...missing, for example, if you put different wheels on your vehicle without transferring the sensors....may be a problem with the TPM. See your dealer. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM This symbol comes on with this message. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for ... Warning Light on page 179. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 292 for more information. Have the TCS serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. 221
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    .... Have the system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime ... Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds for two seconds while this message is...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... feature. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. This message stays on until road conditions ... off. This message displays only while the ignition is in RUN. A chime sounds once and the message ... appears on the instrument panel cluster. See Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... 295. Any of the following conditions may cause the StabiliTrak® Plus system to turn off: • The StabiliTrak® Plus system on the GXP option is manually turned off. See StabiliTrak® Plus System on page 295 for more information. • The battery is low. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...this message displays when the system is on. TRACTION CONTROL ACTIVE also appears in the Head-Up Display (HUD), if...the ignition is in RUN and will not disappear until driving conditions change and the TCS is no longer ...the TCS turns off. TRACTION CONTROL OFF also appears in the Head-Up Display (HUD), ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    .... • There is a TCS failure. See your dealer for service. DIC Vehicle Customization Your vehicle may have ... features were set when your vehicle left the factory, but may have been changed from ... the message will not disappear until the turn signal is manually turned off, or a turn is completed. 226
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... be cancelled and the exterior lamps will turn on automatically when the key is removed from the ignition, or the vehicle is unlocked using the remote keyless entry ..., taillamps, fog lamps, and back-up lamps are turned on after the key is removed from the ignition, or the vehicle is unlocked using ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... button again to advance to the next screen. INTERIOR LIGHTS WHEN KEY REMOVED: This screen allows this feature to be turned OFF or ON. This ... the ignition will not cause the interior lamps to turn on. If ON is selected, removing the key from the ignition will cause the interior lamps to be turned on ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ..., this screen allows selection of when the vehicle's doors will unlock. The choices are when the key is removed from the ignition or when the vehicle is shifted into PARK (P). If KEY-... for this feature to work. If OFF is selected, there will be no delayed locking of the vehicle's doors. If ON is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    REMOTE LOCKS FEEDBACK: This screen allows selection for this option to be turned OFF, or gives the choice of two methods of verification; LIGHTS or LIGHTS and HORN; that indicate the vehicle's doors are locked when the LOCK button on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed. If OFF is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    To program this mode, use the following procedure: 1. Press the set/reset button to scroll to OFF or ON. 2. Press the options button again to advance to the next screen. KEY CYLINDER DISARM: If the vehicle has a content theft-deterrent system, and ON was selected on the THEFT DETERRENT screen, this...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... button again to advance to the next screen. REMOTE START: If your vehicle has the remote ... feature, this screen allows this feature to be turned OFF or ON. The remote start feature allows you ... information. If OFF is selected, the remote start feature will be disabled. If ON is selected, the remote ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    .... See Defensive Driving on page 284. By taking a few moments to read this manual and get familiar with your vehicle's audio system, you ... features. While your vehicle is parked, set up your audio system by presetting your favorite radio stations, setting the tone, and adjusting the speakers. Then, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... you can tune to your favorite radio stations using the presets and steering wheel controls if the ... your dealer. Also, check federal rules covering mobile radio and telephone units. If sound ... to safety belts, parking brake, and other functions of your vehicle operate through the radio/entertainment ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...Data System (RDS) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features ...FM stations that broadcast RDS information. With RDS, the radio can do the following: • Seek to stations ... and national emergencies • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... works when the information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information..., and the name of the program being broadcast. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn..., press this button until OFF displays. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    RCL (Recall): Push this knob to switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time. When the ignition is off, .... TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. w SEEK x: Press the up or the down arrow to go to the next or to the previous station and stay there. The radio only seeks ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    Setting Preset Stations Up to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six ... numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, AM... can be programmed, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Use the TONE button and the SELECT ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... settings and numbers. EQ 5 has been programmed at the factory for use with talk radio, but it can be preset to a different tone. Finding a Program Type (PTY) ...back to Step 1. If both PTY and TRAF are on, the radio searches for stations with the selected PTY and traffic announcements....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program ... hold BAND for two seconds. AF ON displays. The radio can switch to stations with a stronger frequency.... Service. 240 Setting Preset PTYs (RDS Only) These pushbuttons have factory ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... traffic announcements is found, the radio stops seeking and brackets are displayed around TRAF. If no station is ... the TRAF button to remove the brackets or use the TUNE knob or the SEEK arrows to go to a station that supports traffic announcements. The radio plays the traffic announcement if the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...calibrated for your vehicle from the factory. If CALIBRATE appears on the display it means that the radio has not ...appears on the display, as each new track starts to play. If the ignition or the radio is turned off ...Radio Messages for XM™ Only See XM Radio Messages on page 275 later in this section...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... elapsed time of the track appears on the display. w SEEK x: Press the down arrow to go to the start of the current track if more than eight seconds have played. Press the up arrow to go to the next track. If either arrow is held or pressed more than once...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...TIME displays. BAND: Press this button to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The inactive CD remains ...): Press this button to play a CD when listening to the radio. The CD symbol appears on the display when a CD ... again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... stations and only works when the information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information that causes ...announcements concerning local and national emergencies • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements XM™ Satellite...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume... (Recall): Push this knob to switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time. When the ignition is ... SCV, the audio system adjusts automatically to make up for road and wind noise as you drive....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. Setting Preset Stations Up to 30 stations ...numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2,... the up or the down arrow to go to the next or to the previous station and stay there. The radio ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Use the TONE button and the SELECT knob to create the ...the steps for the other EQ settings and numbers. EQ 5 has been programmed at the factory for use with talk radio, but it can be set to a different tone....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... station. 5. Press PROG TYPE to exit program type select mode. If PTY times out and is no longer on the display, go back to Step 1. If both PTY and TRAF are on, the radio searches for stations with the selected PTY and traffic announcements. 249
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program ... hold BAND for two seconds. AF ON displays. The radio can switch to stations with a stronger frequency.... Service. 250 Setting Preset PTYs (RDS Only) These pushbuttons have factory ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... announcements is found, the radio stops seeking and brackets are displayed around TRAF. If no station ... SEEK arrows to go to a station that supports traffic announcements. If no station is found that broadcasts traffic announcements, NO TRAFFIC displays. The radio plays the traffic announcement if ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    Radio Messages CALIBRATE: The audio system has been calibrated for your vehicle from the factory. If CALIBRATE displays it means that the radio has not been configured ... a marking pen. Radio Messages for XM™ Only See XM Radio Messages on page 275 later in this section for further ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    .... 3 # (Next Folder): This button does not have a function for non-MP3 CDs. w SEEK x: Press the up arrow to go to the start of the next track. Press the down arrow to go to the start of the previous track. Pressing either arrow for more than two seconds searches the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...TIME displays. BAND: Press this button to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The inactive CD remains ...Auxiliary): Press this button to play a CD when listening to the radio. The CD symbol appears on the display when a CD ... an MP3 CD-R Disc Your vehicle's radio system may have the MP3 feature....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... cannot be corrected, contact your dealer. If the radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Radio with Six-Disc CD If ... and an eight channel amplifier. The radio displays MONSOON when the radio or the ignition is turned on. See ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...Data System (RDS) The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features... and national emergencies • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements... works when the information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn the system on and off. VOLUME: Turn... (Recall): Press this knob to switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time. When the ignition is ...(if equipped), press the RCL knob while in XM mode to retrieve four different categories of...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. Setting Preset Stations Up to 30 stations ...numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2,...next or to the previous station and stay there. The radio only seeks stations with a strong signal...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...jazz, talk, pop, rock, and classical. To return to the manual mode, press the AUTO EQ button until CUSTOM displays. Then manually adjust the bass, midrange, and treble using the ...middle position, push and hold the AUDIO knob when no tone or speaker controls are displayed. CENTERED displays ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...to Step 1. If both P-TYPE and TRAF are on, the radio searches for stations with the selected PTY and traffic ... and hold either SCAN arrow, and the radio begins scanning the stations in the PTY. 4. Press ...a station. If both P-TYPE and TRAF are on, the radio scans for stations with the selected PTY and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program ... for two seconds. AF OFF displays. The radio does not switch to other stations... emergencies. When an alert announcement comes on the current radio station, ALERT! displays. You will hear...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... announcements is found, the radio stops seeking and brackets are displayed around TRAF. If no ... station is found that broadcasts traffic announcements, NO TRAFFIC displays. The radio plays the traffic announcement ...Radio Messages for XM™ Only See XM Radio Messages on page 275 later in this section ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... has been calibrated for your vehicle from the factory. If CAL ERR displays it means that the radio has not been configured properly for the ... with a CD in the player, it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... the CD partway into the slot, label side up. The player pulls the CD in. To insert multiple CDs, ... the CD partway into the slot, label side up. The player pulls the CD in. 4. Once the CD is ... six, complete Steps 1 through 3. When finished loading CDs, the radio begins to play the last CD loaded. If ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...indicator light flashes to let you know when a CD is being ejected. REMOVE CD displays. The CD can be removed. If the CD is not removed, after 25 seconds, the CD is automatically pulled back into... button to eject a CD after trying to push it in manually. The player's 25-second eject timer resets...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... set whenever a CD is played. For more information on AUTO EQ, see "AUTO EQ" listed previously in this section. sSEEK t: Press the left arrow to go to the start of the current track, if more than ten seconds have played. Press the right arrow to go to the next track. If either arrow is held or ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... selected display is now the default. BAND: Press this button to play the radio when a CD is playing. The inactive CD(s) remains safely inside the .... CD AUX (Auxiliary): Press this button to play a CD when listening to the radio. 3. Select the desired CD by pressing the numbered pushbutton and then ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...the track has been deleted. After a track has been deleted, the remaining tracks are moved up the list. When another track is added to the song list, the track is added to the end...the list. To end song list mode, press the SONG LIST button. One beep sounds and S-LIST is removed from the display. 268
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... or if an error cannot be corrected, contact your dealer. If the radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your ...variety of fixed or variable bit rates. Song title, artist name, and album are available for display by the radio when recorded using ID3 tags version 1 and 2. • ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    .... You can also play an MP3 CD that was recorded using no file folders. The system can support up to 11 folders in depth, though... was recorded without folders or playlists. When displaying the name of the folder the radio displays ROOT. When the CD contains only playlists and compressed...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...first folder or root directory. When play enters a new folder, the display does not automatically ... See RCL later in this section for more information. The new track name appears on the display. File ... name is not present in the ID3 tag, then the radio displays the file name without the extension (...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    If the ignition or radio is turned off with a CD in the player it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD starts to play where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. As each new track starts to play, the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...this pushbutton again to turn off random play. NO RANDOM displays. 3 # (Next Folder): Press this ... pushbutton is pressed for more than 20 seconds, the radio stops reversing and begins to play. ... contain folders or playlists. w SEEK x: Press the up arrow to go to the start of the next track. Press the...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ..., then hold this knob for two seconds. The radio produces one beep and the selected ...has finished. BAND: Press this button to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The inactive CD remains...): Press this button to play a CD when listening to the radio. The CD symbol appears on the display when a CD...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    XM Radio Messages Radio Display Message XL (Explicit Language Channels) Condition XL on the radio ...is available at this time on this channel. The system is working properly. No Signal Loading XM Acquiring channel audio (after a four second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    Radio Display Message No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked Condition Category Name ... after having your vehicle serviced, check with the servicing facility. Radio ID Radio ID label (channel 0)... digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Radio ID not known (should only be...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...-Deterrent Feature THEFTLOCK is designed to discourage theft of your vehicle’s radio. The feature works automatically by learning a portion of the ...® is armed. With THEFTLOCK® activated, the radio will not operate if stolen. ® Audio Steering Wheel Controls If your vehicle has this feature, some...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... When listening to the radio, press this button to play a cassette tape or CD. wu x (Volume): Press the up or down arrow to increase or decrease the volume. Radio Reception You may ...to interact with the OnStar system. See the OnStar® System on page 122 in this manual for more information. 278
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... standing under heavy foliage, bridges, garages, or tunnels can cause loss of the XM™ signal for a period of time. The radio could display NO XM SIGNAL to indicate interference. Care of the CD Player Do not use CD lens cleaners for CD players because ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... tinting materials will interfere with or distort the incoming radio reception. Any damage caused to your ... due to metallic tinting materials will not be covered by your warranty. Notice: Using a razor... and vandals. If static is heard on the radio, when the rear window defogger is turned on, it could...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... radio display. Each time the chime volume is changed, three chimes will sound to indicate the new volume selected. Removing the radio and not replacing it with a factory radio or chime module will disable vehicle chimes. 281
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ✍ NOTES 282
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... ...316 Loading Your Vehicle ...317 Towing ...322 Towing Your Vehicle ...322 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...322 Towing a Trailer ...324 Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ... System (ABS) ...289 Braking in Emergencies ...291 Traction Control System (TCS) ...292 Enhanced Traction ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your vehicle: Buckle up. See Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone on page 17. {CAUTION: Defensive driving really ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... for these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what if people do? ... person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    According to the American Medical Association, a 180 lb (82 kg) person who drinks three 12 ounce (355 ml) bottles of beer in an hour will end up with a BAC of about 0.06 percent. The person would reach the same BAC by drinking three 4 ounce (120 ml) glasses of wine or three mixed drinks if each had ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ..., the chance is 25 times greater! The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I will be careful" is not the right answer. What if there is an ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...That means you can lose control of your vehicle. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 292 and Enhanced Traction System (ETS) on page 293. Adding non-GM accessories can affect your... That is perception time. Then you have to bring up your foot and do it. That is reaction time. Average ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... it when you brake. Once the power assist is used up, it may take longer to stop and the brake ...vehicle has ABS, this warning light on the instrument panel will come on briefly when you start your vehicle. When you start your engine, or when you begin to drive away, your ABS will check itself. You ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... slam on the brakes and continue braking. Here is what happens with ABS: A computer senses that wheels are slowing down. If one of the wheels is about to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each wheel. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... ABS. Momentum will carry it in whatever direction it was headed when the wheels stopped rolling. That could be off the road, ... probably want to squeeze the brakes hard without locking the wheels. If you hear or feel the... down - may be the wrong thing to do. Your wheels can stop rolling. Once they ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    Traction Control System (TCS) If the vehicle has the 3800 Supercharged V6 engine or the 5.3L V8 engine, it has a Traction Control System (TCS) that limits wheel spin. This is especially useful in slippery road conditions. The system operates only if it senses that one or both ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    If there is a problem with the system, the service traction system will also appear on the DIC. When these ...driving accordingly. The traction control system automatically comes on whenever the vehicle is started. To limit wheel... engine power and may also upshift the transaxle to limit wheel spin. 293...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...on. This symbol, along with the message TRACTION CONTROL OFF will display on the DIC for three seconds when the ETS is not on. If there is a problem with the system, the service traction system will also come on in the DIC. See Enhanced Traction System ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    To limit wheel spin, especially in slippery road conditions, the ETS should always be left on. But the system ... the vehicle in the desired direction. 295 If the system is limiting wheel spin when the button is pressed, the system will turn off instantly. Press the traction control button again to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... Steering If there is a problem detected with StabiliTrak® Plus, this symbol along with the SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM ... turn the StabiliTrak® system off (GXP only), press and hold the traction control button ...path when you turn the front wheels. If there is no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... the road. Unless you have four-wheel anti-lock brakes, adding the hard... make you lose control. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 292 or Enhanced Traction System (ETS) on page 293. What should you do if this ever... enter the curve, while your front wheels are straight ahead. Try to adjust your...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... 288. It is better to remove as much speed as you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. An emergency like ... is a good reason to practice defensive driving at all times and wear safety belts properly. 298
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    Off-Road Recovery You may find that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the ... straddles the edge of the pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front... the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. 299
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... Keep back a reasonable distance. • When it looks like a chance to pass is coming up, start to accelerate but stay in the right lane and do not ... move into the other lane. If the way is clear to pass, you will have a running start that more than makes up for the distance you would lose by dropping ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...page 293 or Traction Control System (TCS) on page 292. If your vehicle starts ...occurs. Of course, traction is reduced when water, snow, ice, gravel, or other material is on the road. For safety,...three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels are not rolling. In the steering or cornering skid,...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... have ABS, then in a braking skid, where the wheels are no longer rolling, release enough ... when you have to stop suddenly. As long as the wheels are rolling, you will have steering control.... to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. Here are some tips on night...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... on Wet Roads Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you cannot stop, accelerate, or turn ...do not have much tread left, you will get even less traction. It is always wise to go slower and be cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surface may get wet suddenly ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...streaking or missing areas on the windshield, or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. Driving too fast ...through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your.... When your vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road. Hydroplaning does not...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    Driving Through Deep Standing Water Notice: If you drive too quickly through deep puddles or standing water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle. If you cannot avoid ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    City Driving Here are ways to increase your safety in city driving: • Know the best way to get to where you... for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You will want to watch ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...you are on the freeway, adjust your speed to the posted limit or to the prevailing rate if it is slower. Stay in the right lane unless you want to pass.... own special rules. The most important advice on freeway driving is: Keep up with traffic and keep to the right. Before changing lanes, check your ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ..., it is ready to go. If it needs service, have it done before starting out. Of course, you will find experienced and able service experts in GM dealerships ... the lenses clean? • Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for long-distance...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... condition as highway hypnosis? Or is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel? Call it highway hypnosis, lack of awareness, or whatever....into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get some exercise, or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on the highway as an emergency. Hill and Mountain ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...all the work of slowing down. They could get so hot that they would not work well. You would then ... a hill. You could crash. Always have your engine running and your vehicle in gear when you go downhill. {... do not shift down, your brakes could get so hot that they would not work well. You would then ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... an accident. • You may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a falling rocks area, ... winter. • You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your trunk. Also see Tires on page 400. 311
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...the tires meet the road probably have good traction. However, if there is snow or ice between ...very slippery situation. You will have a lot less traction, or grip, and will need to be very careful. ... carpet, or a couple of burlap bags to help provide traction. Be sure you properly secure these items ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it is ... or ETS, accelerate gently. Try not to break the fragile traction. If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more. Unless you ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... clothing or wrap a blanket around you. If you do not have blankets or extra clothing, make body insulators from newspapers, burlap bags, rags, floor mats - anything you can wrap around yourself or tuck under your clothing to keep warm. You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. 314
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...is away from the wind. This will help keep CO out. Run your engine only as long as you must....for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. Then, shut the engine off and ...the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... clear the area around the front wheels. If your vehicle has traction control, you ... REVERSE (R) and a forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. Release the accelerator pedal ... pedal when the transaxle is in gear. By slowly spinning the wheels in the forward and reverse directions, you ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross... label lists the number of occupant seating positions (A), and the maximum vehicle capacity weight (B) in kilograms and pounds. The vehicle capacity weight includes the weight of all occupants, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity for your vehicle. If your vehicle can tow a trailer, see Towing a...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    Example 1 Item A B C Description Maximum Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 1 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 2 = Available ... lbs (136 kg) 700 lbs (317 kg) Item A B C Example 2 Description Maximum Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 2 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 5 = ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...Label Example 3 Item A B C Description Maximum Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 3 = Subtract Occupant Weight ... the gross weight capacity of your vehicle, called the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR... about your vehicle's maximum vehicle capacity weight and seating positions. The combined weight ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... stop or turn, or in a crash. • Put things in the trunk of your vehicle. In a trunk, put them as far forward... vehicle so that some of them are above the tops of the seats. • Do not leave an unsecured child restraint... may cause damage. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not overload ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... before you do recreational vehicle towing: • What is the towing capacity of the towing vehicle? Be sure to read the ... towing are known as dinghy towing, towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, and dolly towing, towing your vehicle with two wheels on the ground and two wheels up on ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    Dinghy Towing Notice: If you tow your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, the drivetrain components ... not be covered by your warranty. Do not tow your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. The vehicle was not designed to be towed with all four wheels on the ground. If the vehicle must ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    .... The vehicle can tow a trailer if it is equipped with the proper trailer towing equipment. To identify the trailering capacity of the vehicle, read the information in "Weight of the Trailer" that appears later in this section. Trailering is different ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... Do not tow a trailer at all during the first 1,000 miles (1 600 km) the new ... trailer weight is calculated assuming only the driver is in the tow vehicle and it has all the required ... additional optional equipment, passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle must be subtracted from the maximum trailer ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... carry, which will also reduce the trailer weight the vehicle can tow. And if towing a trailer, the tongue load must be added to the ...Vehicle on page 317 for more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. When using a weight-carrying hitch or a weight-distributing hitch, the trailer ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... on page 119. Dirt and water can, too. Safety Chains Always attach chains between the vehicle and ... under the tongue of the trailer so that the tongue will not drop to the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer or by ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be ... steel brake tubing. 328 Driving with a Trailer Towing a trailer requires a certain amount of experience. ... itself. Before starting, check the trailer hitch and platform (and attachments), safety chains, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    Passing More passing distance is needed up ahead when towing a trailer. And, because the vehicle... trailer are about to turn, change lanes, or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on the instrument panel will flash... lamps is out. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...have to be used so much that they would get hot and no longer work well. On a long uphill grade, shift down and reduce the vehicle's ...(P) yet. 2. Have someone place chocks under the trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release the regular brakes until the chocks...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... automatic transaxle fluid, which should not be overfilled, engine oil, drive belts, cooling, and brake systems. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help locate them quickly. If trailering, it is a good idea to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ✍ NOTES 332
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...398 Replacement Bulbs ...398 Windshield Replacement ...399 Service ...336 Accessories and Modifications ...336 ... 65 Warning ...337 Doing Your Own Service Work ...337 Adding Equipment to the Outside of ... Engine Oil Life System ...353 Supercharger Oil ...355 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...355 Automatic ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ..., Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces ...452 Care of Safety Belts ...452 Weatherstrips ...452 Washing Your ... New Tires ...415 Buying New Tires ...416 Different Size Tires and Wheels ...417 Uniform ... Goes Flat ...422 Tire Inflator Kit (GXP) ...424 Changing a Flat Tire ...435 Removing the Spare Tire and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Section 5 Service and Appearance Care Power Windows and Other Power Options ...459 ... Fuse Block ...460 Underhood Fuse Block ...462 Capacities and Specifications ...466 Vehicle Identification ...458 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...458 Service Parts Identification Label ...458 Electrical ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... needs. You will get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to keep your GM ... When you go to your GM dealer and ask for GM Accessories, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories. 336
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about ... this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 511. ... and list the mileage and the date of any service work you perform. See Maintenance Record ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... Code 2), use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating ... spark knock. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. ... hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. Fuel Use of the recommended fuel is an important ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    If your vehicle has the 3800 Supercharged V6 engine (VIN Code 4) or the 5.3L V8 engine...when you drive. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. Otherwise...you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. Gasoline Specifications At a minimum, gasoline should ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered by your warranty. Additives To provide cleaner air, ...intake valves clean, or if your vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, look for ... dealer has additives that will help correct and prevent most deposit-related problems. 340
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... and rubber parts. That damage would not be covered under your warranty. Some gasolines that ...may turn on. If this occurs, return to your dealer for service. Fuels in Foreign Countries If you plan ... caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by your warranty. To check the fuel availability, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... help avoid injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are refueling. ... cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on the driver's side of the vehicle. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly counterclockwise. The fuel cap has a ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...few seconds after you have finished pumping before removing the nozzle. Clean fuel from painted surfaces as soon as possible. See Washing Your Vehicle...for more information. {CAUTION: If a fire starts while you are refueling, do not remove the nozzle. Shut off the flow of fuel by shutting off the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...pumping gasoline. {CAUTION: An electric fan under the hood can start up and injure you even when the engine is not running. Keep hands, clothing, ... {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 1. Pull the hood release handle with this symbol on it. It is located inside the vehicle near the parking brake pedal. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood latch, located near the center front of the engine compartment, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 3800 V6 Supercharged engine (3800 V6 engine similar), here is what you will see: 346
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... page 364. G. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir (low in engine compartment). See Power Steering Fluid on page 376. H. Supercharger Oil Fill Location (If Equipped). See Supercharger Oil on page 355. I. Electric Cooling Fan. See Cooling System on page 366. J. Engine Oil ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    When you open the hood on the 5.3L V8 engine, here is what you will see: 348
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... page 462. D. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting on page 382. E. Pressure Cap. See Pressure ...See Power Steering Fluid on page 376. G. Engine Oil Dipstick. See "Checking Engine Oil" .... See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 350. I. Automatic Transaxle Fluid Dipstick....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...on page 200. You should check the engine oil level regularly; this is an added reminder. Checking Engine... Compartment Overview on page 346 for the location of the engine oil dipstick. 1. Turn off the engine and give... cloth, then push it back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip down, and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and Specifications on page 466. Notice: Do not add too much oil. If the engine has so much oil that ...See Engine Compartment Overview on page 346 for the location of the engine oil fill cap. 3800 V6 Engine 5.3L V8...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... have the starburst symbol on the container. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American ... GM6094M and have the starburst symbol on the front of the oil container. Notice: Use only engine ... to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...-30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil. Both will provide easier cold starting and better protection for the engine at extremely low temperatures. Engine Oil Additives Do ... must be reset. Your dealer has GM-trained service people who will perform this work using genuine GM parts ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ..., or into streams or bodies of water. Instead, recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of used oil, ask your dealer, a service station, or a local recycling center for help. 354
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Supercharger Oil Because they are technically qualified and have the proper tools, you...on location. When to Check See Additional Required Services on page 476 for when the oil level should be checked. ...of Oil to Use Use only the recommended supercharger oil. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... the following: 5.3L V8 Engine 1. Lift the filter cover tabs on top of the engine air cleaner/filter housing. 2. Push the filter cover housing toward the engine. 3. Pull out the filter. 4. ... the engine air cleaner/filter. 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine shown, 3800 V6 Engine similar ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    .... 6. Push the cover tabs on top of the housing to lock the cover in place. Notice: If the air cleaner/filter is off, a ... is when the engine oil is changed. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Additional Required Services on page 476, and be sure to use the transaxle fluid ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a false reading on the ...the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid could ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... vehicle as follows: 1. Park the vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. 2. With the parking brake applied, place the shift lever in PARK (P). 3.... each one. Then, position the shift lever in PARK (P). 4. Let the engine run at idle for three to five minutes. Then, without shutting off the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... your vehicle, and the damages may not be covered by your warranty. Always use the automatic ... and how to add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating or if coolant needs ... to −34°F (−37°C). • Give boiling protection up to 265°F (129°C). • Protect against rust ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...may require changing sooner, at the first maintenance service after each 30,000 miles ...occurs first. Any repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always use DEX-..., your engine could get too hot but you would not get... damaged. The repair cost would not be covered by your warranty. Too much water...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...and/or additives in your vehicle's cooling system, you could damage your vehicle. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 483 for more information. Checking Coolant The coolant recovery tank cap ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot...{CAUTION: Turning the pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can allow steam and scalding liquids to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... from the engine if you see or hear steam coming from it. Turn it off and get everyone away from the vehicle until it cools down. Wait until there is no sign of steam or coolant before you open the hood. If you keep driving when the vehicles engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch fire. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. 365 If No Steam is Coming From Your Engine An overheat warning can indicate a serious problem. If you get an engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... exists. Driving extended miles (km) and/or towing a trailer in the overheated engine protection mode should ... cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant ... hood, here is what you will see: 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine shown, 3800 V6 Engine ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    {CAUTION: An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, clothing, and tools away from any underhood electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, do ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...fan(s) should be running. If the fan(s) are not running, the vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine without coolant is not covered by your warranty. See Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode on page 366 for...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...mixture, your engine could get too hot but you would not get ...coolant. If you have not found a problem yet, but the coolant level is not ...can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... cool if you ever have to turn the pressure cap. 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine shown, 3800 V6 Engine similar 1. You can remove the pressure cap when the...system, including the pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the cap slowly counterclockwise. 370
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... Then keep turning the pressure cap and remove it. 3. Remove the Series III V6 engine cover shield to access the bleed valve. 3.1. Clean the area around the engine oil fill tube and cap before removing. Twist the oil fill tube, with cap attached, counterclockwise and remove it....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... thermostat housing near the upper radiator hose. Thermostat Housing 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine 3.2. Lift the engine cover shield at the front, slide the catch tab out of the engine bracket and remove the cover shield. 3.3. Put the oil fill tube, with cap attached, in ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    3800 V6 Supercharged Engine shown, 3800 V6 Engine similar 5. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-COOL® coolant... any spilled coolant from the engine and the compartment. 7. Replace the 3800 Series III V6 engine cover shield. 7.1. Remove the oil fill tube, with cap attached, from the valve cover. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...cold. How to Add Coolant to the Cooling System (5.3L V8 Engine) 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine shown, 3800 V6 Engine similar 10. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan(s). ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... cap and upper radiator hose is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise.... left. 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap to remove the pressure cap. 3. Fill the cooling system with ...is constantly low, you should have a dealership service department inspect your vehicle for leaks. {...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...rag. 4. Replace the cap and completely tighten it. 5. Remove the cap again and look at the fluid ...heard. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired.... the fluid is at the ADD mark when the engine is cold or hot, power steering fluid should be added....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water... can damage your washer system and paint. 377 Windshield Washer Fluid What to Use ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ..., then you will have too much fluid when you get new brake linings. You should add or remove brake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done on the... level during normal brake lining wear. When new linings are put in, the fluid level goes back up. The other reason is that fl...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ..., use only DOT-3 brake fluid. Use new brake fluid from a sealed container only. See... cap and the area around the cap before removing it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. {... spill brake fluid on your vehicle's painted surfaces, the paint finish can be damaged. Be careful not...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    Brake Wear Your vehicle has four-wheel disc brakes. Disc brake pads have built-... are pushing on the brake pedal firmly. Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. ..., inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the proper sequence to GM torque specifi...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... If you do not, your brakes may no longer work properly. For example, if someone puts... 25 days or more, remove the black, negative (−) cable from the battery. This will help keep the battery from running down. Battery Your vehicle has a maintenance free battery. When it is time for a new battery, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    Jump Starting If your vehicle's battery has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and some jumper ... the parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. 382
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...: If you leave your radio or other accessories on during the jump starting procedure, they could ... repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always turn off your radio and other accessories when jump starting your vehicle. ... block and lift the cover up. 3800 V6 and 3800 V6 Supercharged Engines ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... your vehicle has the 5.3L V8 engine, to uncover the remote positive (+) terminal, remove the fuse block cover. {CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, clothing and tools away ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You do not need to add water to the battery installed in your new vehicle. But if a battery has filler caps, be sure the right amount of fluid is there. If it is low, add water to take care of ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... the chance of sparks getting back to the battery is much less. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it will not start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 386
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always connect and remove the jumper cables in the correct order, making sure that the cables do not touch each ...5. Return the remote positive (+) terminal cover to its original position. Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... has a visual optical headlamp aiming system. The aim has been preset at the factory and should need no further adjustment. However, If the vehicle...needs to be adjusted. It is recommended that the vehicle is taken to your dealer for service if the headlamps need to be re-aimed. It is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... only the beam of light from the headlamp being aimed to be seen on the flat surface. Notice: Do not cover a headlamp to improve beam cut-off when aiming. Covering a headlamp may cause excessive heat build-up which may cause damage to the headlamp. 389
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    Driver's Side shown 7. Locate the vertical headlamp aiming screws, which are under the hood, near the headlamps. Turn the vertical aiming screw until the headlamp beam is aimed to the horizontal tape line. The adjustment screws can be turned with a 6 mm hex key bit socket or a 6 mm hex key. 8. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. High-Beam Headlamp B. Low-Beam Headlamp C. Sidemarker Lamp 1. Open the hood. See Hood Release on page 345 for more ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    2. Locate the metal retaining clip. Remove the bolt. 3. Pull up half-way on the metal retaining clip while pushing rearward on the headlamp. ... notch on the headlamp. 4. Pull the headlamp assembly straight out from the vehicle. Moving the headlamp up and down slightly may help with its removal. 392
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ...-Beam Headlamp C. Sidemarker Lamp 5. Turn the bulb socket ring one-quarter of a turn counterclockwise to remove it from the headlamp assembly. 6. Pull the old bulb from the socket. 7. Place the new bulb into the socket. 8. Turn the bulb socket ring ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... below the headlamp assembly. A. Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp B. Fog Lamp (If Equipped) The arrow indicates which is the turn signal/parking lamp bulb. The fog lamp bulb is below it, if your vehicle has this bulb. If you need to have fog lamp bulb replaced, see your dealer for service. 394
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    3. Turn the bulb socket one-quarter of a turn counterclockwise to remove it from its assembly. 4. Pull the old bulb from the socket and replace it with a new one. 5. Turn the bulb socket a quarter turn clockwise to reinstall it. 6. Reinstall the headlamp ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ...it out from the vehicle. 7. Turn the appropriate lamp socket a quarter turn counterclockwise and remove it. 8. Remove the old bulb. 9. Replace with a new bulb into the socket and turn the lamp socket clockwise to install it. 10. Reinstall the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ...Lamps The back-up lamps are located on the trunk lid. To replace the back-up lamp bulb(s), do the following: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 96 for more ...lamp socket a quarter turn counterclockwise and remove it. 3. Remove the old bulb. 4. Put the new bulb into the lamp socket....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... the trunk. See Trunk on page 96 Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamps Back-Up Lamp Front Parking/... For Lamps Not Equipped with the Fog Function and GXP Models For replacement bulbs not listed here, ... a quarter turn counterclockwise and remove it. 3. Remove the old bulb. 4. Put the new bulb into the lamp...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. For the proper type and ... Replacement Parts on page 484. Here is how to remove the wiper blade: 1. Pull the windshield wiper ... down toward the windshield to remove it from the wiper arm. 3. Install the new wiper blade onto ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    Tires Your new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For additional information refer to the tire ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    Low-Profile Performance Tire (GXP) If your vehicle has P255/45R18 size tires on the front wheels and P225/50R18 size tires on the rear wheels, ... or curb impact than standard profile tires. Tire and/or wheel assembly damage can occur when coming into contact with road ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ...) code indicates that the tire is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. (D) Tire Identification Number (TIN): The letters and ... Cold Inflation Load Limit: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. 402
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...Limit: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. Compact Spare Tire Example (A) Temporary Use Only: ... a tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ...D means diagonal or bias ply construction; and the letter B means belted-bias ply construction. (E) Rim Diameter: Diameter of the wheel in inches. (F) Service Description: These characters represent the load range and speed rating of the tire. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ..., power windows, power seats, and air conditioning. Aspect Ratio: The relationship of a tire's height to its width. Belt: A rubber ...: This means the weight of a motor vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil, and coolant, but without passengers and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... ranging from 1 to 279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacity of a tire. Maximum Inflation Pressure:... of curb weight, accessory weight, vehicle capacity weight, and production options weight.... on page 317. Occupant Distribution: Designated seating positions. Outward Facing Sidewall: The side ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire beads are seated. Sidewall: ... on page 418. Vehicle Capacity Weight: The number of designated seating positions multiplied by 150 ... permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment tire ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ..., shown on the label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support your vehicle's maximum load carrying capacity. For additional information regarding how much weight your vehicle can carry, and an example of the Tire and...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... pressure on the Tire and Loading Information label, no further adjustment is necessary. If the inflation ... Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure ..., sensors are mounted onto each tire and wheel assembly, except for the spare tire. The TPMS sensors...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... DIC warning message may come on when the vehicle is first started and then turn off as you start to drive. This could be an early indicator that the tire pressures are getting low and need to ... inflation pressure for those tires.) As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...a variety of reasons, including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent the TPMS from functioning properly. Always ... malfunction telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... the identification codes need to be matched to the new tire/wheel position. The sensors are matched, to the tire/wheel ...See your dealer for service. The TPMS sensors may also be matched to each tire/wheel position by ... tire and wheel position, the matching process stops and you need to start over. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... you replace one of the road tires with the spare, the SERVICE TIRE MONITOR SYSTEM message will be displayed on ... Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates on a radio frequency and complies with Part 15 of... Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates on a radio frequency and complies with RSS-210 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ...and Rotation Tire rotation is not recommended if your vehicle is a GXP model equipped with P255/45R18 size tires on the front wheels and P225/50R18 size ... 473 for scheduled rotation intervals. Rotation Pattern for Non-GXP Tires Only The correct rotation pattern shown here is ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ...that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See "Wheel Nut Torque" under Capacities and Specifications on page 466. When It Is Time for New Tires One way to ...wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... The original equipment tires installed on your vehicle, when it was new, were designed to meet General Motors Tire ...are designed to give the same performance and vehicle safety, during normal use, as the original tires. ... size, brand, and type tires on all wheels. If your vehicle has a compact spare ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... the same size, load range, speed rating, and construction type (radial and bias-belted tires) as your vehicle's ... you add different sized wheels, your vehicle may not provide an acceptable level of performance and safety if tires not recommended for those wheels are selected. You may increase the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ...cations on page 336 for additional information. to federal safety requirements and additional General Motors..., service practices, and differences in road characteristics and climate. Treadwear 200 Traction... Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which grades tires by treadwear, traction, and...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ...include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak traction characteristics. Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...tires and wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced carefully at the factory to give ... No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... the kind of wheel you need. Each new wheel should have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset and be mounted the same ...and wheel nuts for your vehicle. Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. CAUTION: (Continued) To help avoid damage to ... do not spin your wheels. If you do find traction devices that will fit, install .... Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hear the chains ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ...off the accelerator pedal and grip the steering wheel firmly. Steer to maintain lane position,...you'd use in a skid. In any rear blowout, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. Get ...do maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety equipment and training. The jack provided ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    If a Tire Goes Flat (GXP) GXP models have no spare tire... goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place.... If the tire has been separated from the wheel or has damaged sidewalls or large tears.... See Tire Inflator Kit (GXP) on page 424 for additional information. 423...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    Tire Inflator Kit (GXP) Your vehicle may have a tire inflator kit. The kit uses a liquid tire sealant and ... area of the tire. Be sure to read and follow all the tire inflator kit instructions. The kit includes the following: A. Air Compressor E. Air Pressure Gage B. Tire Sealant Canister F. Air ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ...the following: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 96 for more information. 2. Locate the tire inflator kit by lifting up the carpet. 3. Remove the inflator kit cover by turning the center nut counterclockwise. 425
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ... the sealant canister. The sealant may not be as effective beyond the expiration date. If needed, see your GM dealer for a replacement canister. 4. Remove the inflator kit by pulling it straight out of the foam container. After temporarily repairing a tire using the tire sealant, take your vehicle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ... unwrap the sealant filling hose from the compressor. 2. Remove the air compressor accessory plug from the unit... the plug into an accessory outlet yet. 3. Remove the valve stem cap from the flat tire by turning..., has penetrated the tire, do not remove it. 4. Attach the sealant filling hose (A) onto...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ...(CO). See Engine Exhaust on page 119. 6. Start the vehicle. See Starting the Engine on page 107 for more information. The vehicle must be running while using the ... others could be injured. Be sure to read the inflator instructions, and inflate the tire to its recommended pressure. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ..., using the air pressure gage on the top of the unit as a guide. The pressure gage reading is slightly high ... tire is severe and the sealant will not be effective. Remove the air compressor plug from the accessory power ... tire inflator components as they may be hot after usage. 14. Wrap the sealant ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... the proper place. 17. Return the equipment to the proper storage location in the trunk of your vehicle. Place it in a highly visible location such as the inside of the upper left corner of the windshield or to the face of the radio/clock. The maximum speed label reminds you to drive ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...practices. After using the sealant canister, replace it with a new canister from a GM dealer. 20. After ... to inflate a tire, do the following: 1. Remove the air compressor accessory plug from the air... compressor hose from the sealant canister by pulling up on the lever. 3. Pull the air compressor in�.
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ...you or others could be injured. Be sure to read the inflator instructions, and inflate the tire to its recommended pressure. Do not... (CO). See Engine Exhaust on page 119. 6. Start the vehicle. See Starting the Engine on page 107 for more information. The vehicle must be running while using the air ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... pressure using the air pressure gage on the top of the unit as a guide. 10. Turn off the air compressor by moving the switch to the O (off) position. Removal and ...¬‚ator kit. 12. Place the equipment in the original location in the trunk of your vehicle. 1. Unlock the air compressor infl...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    5. Lift the sealant canister from the air compressor and replace with a new sealant canister. See your GM dealer for more information. To install a new sealant canister, do the following: 1. Align the sealant filling hose with the slot in the air ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    Changing a Flat Tire If a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on your vehicle's hazard warning flashers. See Hazard Warning Flashers on page 134 for more information. CAUTION: (Continued) 3. Turn off the engine and do not restart while ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ...use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of wheel blocks. Removing the Spare Tire ...Lift up the carpet. 4. Turn the center nut on the compact spare tire cover counterclockwise to remove ... the jack and change a tire. 5. Remove the cover. 6. Remove the compact spare tire. See...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    7. Turn the nut holding the jack counterclockwise and remove it. Then remove the jack and wrench. 8. The tools you will be using include the jack (A), extension and protector/guide (B) and the wheel wrench (C). 437
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... loosen all the wheel nuts. Do not remove them yet. Or, your vehicle may have steel wheel covers. To remove the steel wheel covers and wheel ...the edge of the cover until it comes off. The edge of the wheel cover could be sharp, so do not try to remove it with your bare hands. Do ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    Once you have removed the wheel cover, use the following procedure to remove the flat tire and install the spare tire. 1. Set the park brake firmly. Before .... 2. Turn the wheel wrench once on each wheel nut to loosen them. Do not remove them yet. 3. Find the jacking ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: For jacking at the vehicle's rear location, put ...about 9 inches (23 cm) from the front edge of the rear wheel opening (C). Line up the jack with the arrow (A) as shown. Raising your vehicle ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    {CAUTION: Lifting a vehicle and getting under it to do maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety equipment and training. The jack provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else, you or others could be badly injured or ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    6. Remove all wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. {CAUTION: Rust or dirt on the ... come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places where the... get all the rust or dirt off. 7. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    9. Reinstall the wheel nuts with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. 10. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack handle counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 443
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ... specification. See Capacities and Specifications on page 466 for wheel nut torque speci�. specification. See Capacities and Specifications on page 466 for the wheel nut torque ... compact spare tire. It will not fit. Store the wheel cover in the trunk until the flat tire is repaired or replaced....
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... Place the tire in the trunk with the valve stem facing down, and the protector/guide placed through a wheel bolt hole. 3. Remove the protector and attach the ... Place the protector/guide back in the foam holder when putting the compact spare back in the trunk. Store the cover as far ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ... D. E. F. G. Retainer Cover Compact Spare Tire Nut Jack Wheel Wrench Extension and Protective Guide H. Foam Holder I. Bolt Screw A. Retainer B. Spare Tire C. Protector D. Bolt Extension E. Nut F. Jack G. Wheel Wrench H. Foam Holder I. Bolt Screw Compact Spare Tire ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ...if your vehicle has this feature, after installing or removing the compact spare. See Tire Pressure Monitor... caught on the rails. That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle... They will not fit. Keep the spare tire and its wheel together. Notice: Tire chains will not fit...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ...you could scratch the glass and/or cause damage to the integrated radio antenna and the rear window defogger. When cleaning... Before using cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning your vehicle’s interior, maintain adequate ventilation by opening your vehicleମ.
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... techniques: • Never use a knife or any other sharp object to remove a soil from any interior surface. • Never use a stiff ... solvents or dry cleaning products. Here are some cleaning tips: • Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. • Clean up stains as soon as you can, before they ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... use the following instructions: 1. For liquids: blot with a clean, soft white cloth. For solids: remove as much ... club soda water instructions given earlier in this section. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains ...urine, and blood can be removed using the club soda water instructions given earlier ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ... completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. they can alter the... cloth or sponge. For the following stains, follow these instructions: Coffee, Tea, and Milk: Blot ... leather. Never use spot lifters or spot removers on leather. Many commercial leather cleaners ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... mild soap solution can be used to gently remove dust and dirt. Never use ... under certain conditions. Care of Safety Belts Keep belts clean and dry. {CAUTION: Do not bleach or dye safety belts. If you do, it may ...not be able to provide adequate protection. Clean safety belts only with mild soap and ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ...chemical detergents. Be sure to rinse the vehicle well, removing all soap residue completely. Approved ...clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page ... of the vehicle by hand may be necessary to remove residue from the paint finish. Approved cleaning products...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    ... period of years. To help keep the paint finish looking new, keep the vehicle in a garage or covered whenever possible. Grime from the windshield will stick to...plated wheels, you could damage the surface of the wheel(s). The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only GM-...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... on aluminum wheels could damage the wheels. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use chrome polish on ... could damage the aluminum or chrome-plated wheels. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Never drive a vehicle equipped with aluminum or chrome-plated wheels through an ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    .... Minor chips and scratches can be repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer. Larger... dark spots etched into the paint surface. Although no defect in the paint job causes this, GM will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ...whitewalls. Cleans vinyl. Removes dirt, grime, smoke and fingerprints. Removes dirt and grime from chrome wheels and wire wheel covers. Removes dust, fingerprints, and surface contaminants. Spray on and wipe off. Description Swirl Remover Polish Cleaner Wax ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ... replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You will find this label in the trunk. It is very ... Model designation • Paint information • Production options and special equipment Do not remove ... also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... add anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 78.... cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, have it fixed. Power Windows and Other... heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed. 459
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ...the wiring itself. This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If the...band is broken or melted, replace the fuse. Be sure to replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. Spare fuses and a fuse puller ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... Fuel Tank Solenoid Canister Parking Lamps Radio Amplifier Remote Function Activator RFA/... WDO Power Windows SPRING Steering Wheel Control Switches COIL 2 PWR SEAT Power Seat ... Power Mirrors HTD SEAT Heated Seat Fuse CANISTER PK LAMPS RADIO/AMP To reinstall the end panel, position the lower section...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ... is located on the passenger's side of the vehicle in the engine compartment. To remove the fuse block cover, press in on the tab at the bottom of the cover and pull up. Fuses 1 2 3 4 3800 V6 Engine Usage Driver's Side High-Beam Headlamp Passenger's Side ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ... 36 37 38 39 40 Usage Electronic Ignition Battery Main 1 Battery Main 2 Battery Main 3 Fan 1 Battery Main 4 Anti-lock Brake Motor Fan 2 Starter Air Pump Usage High-Beam Headlamps Low-Beam Headlamps, Headlamp Driver Module Fog Lamps (Option) Ignition 1 Air Conditioner Compressor Horn Powertrain 463
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    Relays 41 42 43 44 45 46 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 § Usage Fuel Pump Fan 1 Fan 3 Windshield Wiper/High Windshield Wiper Fan 2 Crank Spare Fuse Spare Fuse Spare Fuse Blank Blank Blank Fuse Puller Air Conditioning Clutch 5.3L V8 Engine Fuses HVAC FUEL/PUMP AIRBAG/ DISPLAY COMPASS ABS Usage Climate ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ... 2 FAN 2 FAN 3 FAN 2 FAN 1 FAN 1 HDM Usage Spare Spare Spare Spare Spare Usage Battery 4 Fuel Pump Battery 1 Air Conditioning Compressor Starter Powertrain Starter Anti-lock Brake System Motor Battery 3 Battery 2 Cooling Fan 2 Cooling Fan 3 Cooling Fan 2 Cooling Fan 1 Cooling Fan 1 Headlamp Driver ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ... R134a Automatic Transaxle (Drain and Refill) Cooling System Including Reservoir 3800 V6 Engine 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine 5.3L V8 Engine Engine Oil with Filter 3800 V6 Engine 3800 V6 Supercharged Engine 5.3L V8 Engine 466
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ...Capacities English Metric All capacities are approximate. When adding fluid, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling. Engine Speci�. Engine 3800 V6 (3.8L L26) 3800 V6 Supercharged (3.8L L32) 5.3L V8 Engine VIN Code...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    ✍ NOTES 468
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...479 At Each Fuel Fill ...479 At Least Once a Month ...480 At Least Once... the Maintenance Schedule ...471 Scheduled Maintenance ...473 Additional Required Services ...476 Maintenance Footnotes ...477 469
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ..., and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good ... failure to follow scheduled maintenance may not be covered by warranty. Have you purchased the GM ... Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and Owner Assistance ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    ... not know exactly how you will drive it. You may drive very short distances only a few times a week. Or you may drive long distances all the time in very hot, dusty weather. You may use your vehicle in making deliveries. Or you may drive it to work, to do errands, or in many other ways. Because of ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    ...fuel. See Gasoline Octane on page 338. The services in Scheduled Maintenance on page 473 should be performed when indicated. See Additional Required Services on page 476 and Maintenance Footnotes ...needs, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 473
    ... Publications Ordering Information on page 511. Owner Checks and Services on page 479 tells ... parts. Scheduled Maintenance When the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes on, it means that service is required for your ... conditions, the engine oil life system may not indicate that vehicle service is necessary ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    If the engine oil life system is ever reset accidentally, you must service your vehicle within... (5 000 km) since your last service. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the ... System and resetting the system. When the CHANGE OIL SOON message appears, certain services, checks, and inspections ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    Scheduled Maintenance Service Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 350.... system. See Engine Oil Life System on page 353. An Emission Control Service. Visually check... any needed additional services. See "Additional Required Services" in this section. Inspect suspension and steering...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    ...components. Replace engine air cleaner filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 355. Supercharger service, if equipped. An Emission Control Service. See ... (l). Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter (severe service). See footnote (h). Change automatic transaxle fluid and...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    ... Miles (Kilometers) Engine cooling system service (or every five years, whichever occurs ... (i). Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. See footnote (n). 25,..., however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    ... If you see anything that might keep a safety belt system from doing its job, have it repaired. Have any torn or frayed safety belts replaced. Also look for any opened or broken airbag coverings, ... doing frequent trailer towing. − Uses such as found in taxi, police, or delivery service. (i) Drain, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 479
    ...supercharged engines only: Have your dealer check the supercharger oil level and add the proper supercharger oil as needed (or every 36 months, whichever occurs first). See Recommended Fluids ...cause damage to your engine not covered by your warranty. Owner Checks and Services These owner ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 480
    ... fluid if necessary. At Least Once a Year Starter Switch Check At Least Once a Month Tire In�. (N). If the vehicle starts in any other position, contact your GM Goodwrench® dealer for service. Tire ...high mileage highway drivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System service notification. Check the ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 481
    ...OFF. Contact your GM Goodwrench® dealer if service is required. {CAUTION: When you are doing this inspection, the ...the engine off, turn the ignition to RUN, but do not start the engine. Without applying the ...the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), contact your GM Goodwrench® dealer for service. 481
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 482
    ... brake's holding ability: With the engine running and transaxle in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from ...the regular brake. Contact your GM Goodwrench® dealer if service is required. Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive materials from ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 483
    ... Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474). Supercharger Oil (GM Part No. U.S. 12345982, in Canada 10953513). See Supercharger Oil on page 355. Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 484
    ...¬cation can be obtained from your GM dealer. Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 3800 V6 Engine 5.3L V8 Engine Engine Oil Filter 3800 V6 Engine 5.3L V8 Engine Passenger Compartment Air Filter Spark Plugs 3800 V6 Engine 5.3L V8 Engine Windshield Wiper Blade Assembly ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 485
    Engine Drive Belt Routing 3.8L V6 Engine 3.8L V6 Supercharged Engine 485
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 486
    5.3L V8 Engine 486
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 487
    Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed ... 470. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 479 can ... maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 488
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 488
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    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 489
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    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 490
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 491
    ... Defects ...510 Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government ...510 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...510 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...510 Service Publications Ordering Information ...511 Customer Assistance ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 492
    ...Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Pontiac. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation ... cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, in the U.S., contact the Pontiac Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-762-2737. ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 493
    STEP THREE - U.S. Owners: Both General Motors and your dealer are committed to making sure you are completely satisfied with your new vehicle. However, if you continue to ... automotive disputes regarding vehicle repairs or the interpretation of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Although you may be...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 494
    STEP THREE - Canadian Owners: In the event that you do not feel your concerns have been addressed after ... Canada Limited has committed to binding arbitration of owner disputes involving factory-related vehicle service claims. The program provides for the review of the facts involved by an impartial...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 495
    ... information about your specific vehicle, including tips and videos and an electronic version of this owner manual. • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. • Find GM dealers for service nationwide. • Receive ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 496
    ...313-381-0022 Customer Assistance Offices Pontiac encourages customers to call the toll-free ...However, if a customer wishes to write or e-mail Pontiac, the letter should be addressed to: Canada - Customer...-6800 United States - Customer Assistance Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 497
    ..., D.F. 01-800-508-0000 Long Distance: 011-52-53 29 0 800 This program, available to qualified applicants, can reimburse you up to $1,000 of the cost of eligible aftermarket adaptive equipment required for your vehicle, such as hand controls or a wheelchair/scooter lift. The offer is available for a...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 498
    ... available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As the owner of a new Pontiac vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the Pontiac Roadside Assistance program. This value-added service ...-out service is provided. Lock-out service is covered at no charge if you are unable to gain entry into ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 499
    ...or replacement of the tire if not covered by a warrantable failure. • Jump Start: No-start occurrences which require a battery jump start is covered at no charge. Additional Services for Canadian Customers • Trip Routing Service: Upon Request, Roadside Assistance can...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 500
    ... trip interruption expense assistance. This assistance covers reasonable reimbursement of up to a maximum of $500 (Canadian) ... Description of the problem. While we hope you never have the occasion to use our service, it..., we are only a phone call away. Pontiac Roadside Assistance: 1-800-ROADSIDE (762-...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 501
    Pontiac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right to limit services or reimbursement to an owner or ... Assistance is not part of or included in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Pontiac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right to make any changes or ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 502
    ..., keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, please call your dealership, let them know this, and ask for instructions. If the dealer requests that you simply drop the vehicle off for service, you are ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 503
    ...should reflect actual costs and be supported by original receipts. Additional Program Information All program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer....repair. Rental reimbursement will be limited and must be supported by original receipts. This requires that you sign ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 504
    ... engine speed, brake application, throttle position, vehicle speed, safety belt usage, airbag readiness, airbag performance, and the... with StabiliTrak®, steering performance, 504 including yaw rate, steering wheel angle, and lateral acceleration, is also recorded. This information has been used to ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 505
    ... has OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. Collision Damage Repair If your .... Collision Parts Genuine GM Collision parts are new parts made with the same materials and construction ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 506
    ... these parts is not known. Such parts are not covered by your GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any related failures are not covered by that warranty. ...perform properly in subsequent collisions. Aftermarket parts are not covered by your GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 507
    ...information. • If your vehicle cannot be driven, know where the towing service will be taking it. Get a card ...and the phone number. • Remove any valuables from your vehicle before it is towed away. Make ... if its position puts you in danger or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. 507...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 508
    ... you can get a copy of the report for a nominal fee. In some states/provinces with "no fault" insurance laws, a report may not be necessary. This is especially true if there are no injuries and both vehicles are driveable. • Choose a reputable collision repair ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 509
    ... choice, take your vehicle there, or have it towed there. Specify to the facility that any required ... GM parts. Remember, recycled parts will not be covered by your GM vehicle warranty. Insurance pays... collision policy repair limits, as you have no contractual limits with that company. In such cases, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 510
    ...should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in addition to notifying General ...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or General ... us at 1-800-762-2737, or write: Pontiac Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33172 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 511
    ... Fee Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle suspension, brakes...Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments, ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 512
    ... to provide basic operational information about the vehicle. The owner manual will include the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner Manual, and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL... + Processing Fee Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $25...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 513
    ... ...Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...Anti-Lock Brake, System Warning Light ...Appearance Care Aluminum Wheels ...Care of Safety Belts ...Chemical Paint Spotting ...Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses ...Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle ...Fabric/Carpet ......
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 514
    ... Your CDs ...Chime Level Adjustment ...Radio with CD ...235, Radio with Six-Disc CD ......Theft-Deterrent Feature ...Understanding Radio Reception ...XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...Automatic ... California Proposition 65 Warning ...337 Canadian Owners ...3 Capacities and Specifications ...466 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 515
    Carbon Monoxide ...96, 119, 311, 324 Care of Safety Belts ...452 Your CD Player ...279 Your CDs ...279 ... ...166 Dual Automatic ...162 Outlet Adjustment ...166 Collision Damage Repair ...505 Comfort Guides, Rear Safety Belt ...35 Compact Spare Tire ...447 Compass ...198 Content Theft-Deterrent ...100 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 516
    ... Government ...Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government ...Roadside Assistance Program ...Service Publications Ordering ... Disc, MP3 ...269 Doing Your Own Service Work ...337 Dome Lamp ...147 Door ... Door Security Locks ...95 Driver Position, Safety Belt ...22 Driver Information Center (...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 517
    ...Oil ...350 Oil Life System ...353 Overheated Protection Operating Mode ...366 Overheating ...364 Starting ...107 Supercharger Oil ...355 Enhanced Traction System (ETS) ...293 Warning Light ...179 Entry Lighting ...148 Event Data Recorders...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 518
    ... ...376 Windshield Washer ...377 Fog Lamp Light ...185 Fog Lamps ...146 Folding Rear Seat ...16 Folding Seatback, Passenger ...14 Front Reading Lamps ...149 Front Seat Storage Net ...127 Fuel ...338 Additives ...340 California Fuel ...340 Filling a ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 519
    ... Hypnosis ...309 Hill and Mountain Roads ...309 Hood Checking Things Under ...344 Release ...345 Horn ...134 How to Use This Manual ...4 How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...22 I Ignition Positions ...105 Infants and Young Children, Restraints ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 520
    ... Warning Light ...178 Malfunction Indicator ...180 Oil Pressure ...184 Passenger Airbag Status Indicator ...173 Passenger Safety Belt Reminder ...172 Safety Belt Reminder ...171 TCS Warning Light ...178 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning ...178 Up-...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 521
    ... ...471 Malfunction Indicator Light ...180 Manual Passenger Seat ...8 Message DIC Warnings and Messages ......Off-Road Recovery ...299 Oil Engine ...350 Pressure Light ...184 Supercharger, Engine ...355 Oil,..., Restraints ...39 Online Owner Center ...495 OnStar® System, see OnStar® Manual ...122 Other ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 522
    ... Door Locks ...95 522 Q Questions and Answers About Safety Belts ...21 R Radios ...233 Care of Your CD Player ...279 Care of Your CDs ...279 Radio ... Lamps ...149 Rear Door Security Locks ...95 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides ...35 Rear Seat Passengers, Safety Belts ...32 ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 523
    ... Properly ...22 Questions and Answers About Safety Belts ...21 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides ...35 Rear Seat Passengers ...32 Right Front Passenger ...Passenger ...14 Seats Head Restraints ...13 Heated Seats ...10 Manual Passenger ...8 Passenger Folding Seatback ...14 Power ...
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 524
    ... Compact ...447 Installing ...438 Removing ...436 Storing ...445 Specifications, Capacities ...466 Speedometer ...170 Split Folding Rear Seat ...16 StabiliTrak® ..., and Stoplamps ...TCS Warning Light ...Theft-Deterrent, Radio ...Theft-Deterrent Systems ...Content Theft-Deterrent ......
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 525
    ... Tire Quality Grading ...Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...Wheel Replacement ...When It Is Time for New Tires ... 135 400 454 416 421 435 455... Signals ...136 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever ...135 U Understanding Radio Reception ...278 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...418 Up-Shift Light ...175 525
  • 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix | Owner's Manual - Page 526
    ... DIC Warnings and Messages ...200 Hazard Warning Flashers ...134 Other Warning Devices ...134 Safety and Symbols ...4 Vehicle Damage ...5 X XM Radio Messages ...275 XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...281 Y Your Vehicle and the Environment ...



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