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2006 Saturn Relay Manual

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  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2006 Saturn RELAY Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-2 Rear Seats ...1-6 Safety Belts ...1-22 Child Restraints ...1-42 Airbag System ...1-65 Restraint System Check ...1-79 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-11 Windows ...2-26 Theft-...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... from: Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 How to Use This Manual SATURN, SATURN Emblem, and the name RELAY are registered trademarks of Saturn Corporation. GENERAL MOTORS and GM are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Safety Warnings and Symbols There are a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning. You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means "Do Not," ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in different words. There ...in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators in Section 3 Audio System(s) in Section 3 Engine Compartment Overview in Section 5 iv
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: v
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ✍ NOTES vi
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...Inflates? ...1-73 Passenger Sensing System ...1-74 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-78 Adding...-Equipped Vehicle ...1-78 Restraint System Check ...1-79 Checking the Restraint Systems ...1-79 Replacing ... Parts After a Crash ...1-80 Front Seats ...1-2 Manual Seats ...1-2 Six-Way Power Seats ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Front Seats {CAUTION: Manual Seats Use the lever located on the front of the seat to adjust the seat forward or rearward. Pull up ... release the lever. You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    Six-Way Power Seats Your vehicle may have this feature. If it does, the six-way power seat control is located on the outboard side of the driver's seat. Your vehicle may also have a passenger's six-way power seat. Heated Seats Your vehicle may have this feature. If it does, the heated seat ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    Reclining Seatbacks {CAUTION: If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatback to be sure it is locked. Pull up on the lever, and the seat will go to its original upright ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    {CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this. The shoulder belt cannot do its job because it will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... the seats are in the proper positions. If your vehicle has a second row center console, it can be removed. See Second Row Center Console on page 2-53. Do not put a seat in the center position because the safety belt cannot be worn properly in this ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... of the seatback. 3. Slide the seat all the way back in this position. 4. Release the rear set of seat hooks from the floor pins by pulling either the nylon strap, located at the base of the seat, or the release handle located on the side of the seat. Use the strap to guide the seat forward. 1-7
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... hooks attach to the rear floor pins. 2. Try to raise the seat to check that it is locked to the floor. 3. Pull the nylon strap, located on the rear ...person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatback to be sure it is locked. 4. Push and pull on the seatback to check that it is locked. 1-8
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Adjusting the Bucket Seats Forward and Rearward There are two adjustment levers on the second row bucket seats that enable them to move forward or rearward. The other lever is located on the rear of the seat. To adjust the second row bucket seats forward or rearward, do the following: 1. Lift up ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... the recline lever while raising the seatback until it locks to the upright position. Nylon Strap Recline Lever 2. Push and pull on the seatback to check that it is locked. To recline the seatback, do the following: 1. Pull the nylon strap or lift the recline lever. 2. Press back on the seatback ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...Adjusting the Bucket Seats Forward and Rearward" earlier in this section. 4. Release the rear set of hooks from the floor pins by pulling either the nylon strap, located at the base of the seat, or the release handle located on the side of the seat. Use the strap to guide the seat forward. 1-11
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... twisted will not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After installing the seat, always check to be sure that the safety belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted. 5. To release the front seat hooks from the floor pins,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... push the rear seat hooks into the rear floor pins by pushing down the rear of the seat. If the front hooks are not attaching correctly, check that the seat is in the full rear position. {CAUTION: A seat that is not locked into place properly can move around in a collision or sudden stop. People ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    4. Check that the seat is locked by trying to raise the seat. 5. Pull the nylon strap, located on the rear right hand side of the seat, or ... can be adjusted. Adjusting the Captain Chairs Forward and Rearward There are two manual adjustment bars on each seat. One is located under the front of the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... To fold the seatback forward, lift up fully on the recliner lever. Push the seatback forward until it is flat. The armrests can be lowered or raised for easier entry or exit of the vehicle. If your vehicle has captain chairs with side impact airbags, they will have one armrest on the inboard side....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Removing a Captain Chair (without a Side Impact Airbag) If your vehicle has captain chairs with side impact airbags, the seats cannot be removed. See Where Are the Airbags? on page 1-68 for more information. To remove a captain chair, do the following: 2. The seat can then be lifted off the front ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...or twisted will not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After installing the seat, always check to be sure that the safety belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted. Do not put the seats in so they face rearward because ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    To install a captain chair, do the following: 1. Hook the front latches over the front floor pins. 2. Push the rear of the seat down to lock the rear latches onto the rear set of floor pins. 3. Push and pull on the seat to be sure it is properly attached. 1-18
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ..., do the following: 1. Move the second row seat completely forward by using the manual adjustment bar under either the front or rear of the seat cushion. 2. From the passenger's or driver's side sliding door, pull up on the lever to release the seatback, then push up on the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    Removing the Third Row Seat 1. Remove the hideaway rear storage bins, if equipped. See Hideaway Rear Storage Bins on page 2-56 for more information. 2. Make sure all items are off the seat. 3. Put the seatback in its folded position before removing the seat. See "Folding the Seatback" ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... rear floor pins and rear floor cups. Use the release handle to guide the seat into place. If the front hooks are not attached correctly, ...wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After installing the seat, always check to be sure that the safety belts are properly routed and attached, and are ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...is properly latched into place. Safety Belts Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some... if you are buckled up. Always fasten your safety belt, and check that your passengers' belts are fastened properly too. 1-22
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    {CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels. 1-24
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... 1-25
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That is why safety belts make such good sense. 1-26
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts - not instead of them. Every airbag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you are in a vehicle that has airbags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Driver Position Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here is how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see "Seats" in the Index. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very quickly. If ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    6. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you would be less likely to slide under the lap belt. If you slid under it, the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as much ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which are not as strong...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    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 retailer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... the height adjuster up by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the ... should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. After you ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ..., throughout the pregnancy. The best way to protect the fetus is to protect the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it is more likely that the fetus will not be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. 1-36
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Lap-Shoulder Belt All rear seat positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here is how to wear one properly. When the shoulder belt is pulled out all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-42. Make ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    The safety belt locks if there is a sudden stop or a crash, or if you pull the belt very quickly out of the retractor. {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 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...some adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and... has a third row, there is one guide for each outboard position. Here is how to install... and use the safety belt: 1. Remove the guide from its storage pocket on the side of the seatback. 1-39...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    2. Place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The guide must be on top of the belt. 1-40
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...36. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide into the storage pocket. Safety Belt Pretensioners Your vehicle has safety ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    .... Never 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. Child Restraints Older Children Older children who have outgrown booster seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts. 1-...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    Q: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? A: If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the hips, just touching the top of ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...safety belt buckle. In either case, be sure that the shoulder belt still is on the child's shoulder, so that in a crash the child's upper body would have the restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting in a rear outboard position, see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides on page 1-39. 1-44
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian province says...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... are purchased by the vehicle's owner, are available in four basic types. Selection of a particular restraint should take into consideration not only the child's weight, height and age but also whether or not the restraint will be compatible with the motor vehicle in which it will be used. 1-46
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...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, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Child Restraint Systems An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant seat ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these instructions on the ... 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...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Where to Put the Restraint Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors recommends that child restraints be secured in a rear seat, including an infant riding in a rear-facing infant seat, a child riding in a forward-...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must ... LATCH attachments. The child restraint manufacturer will provide you with instructions on how to use the child restraint and its attachments. The ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...top tether being attached. Others require the top tether always to be attached. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top ... restraints also have a top tether. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child restraint does not have a...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations i (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. j (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors. To assist you in locating the lower anchors, each seating position with lower anchors has two labels, near the crease between...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...s position or in the third row outboard positions, if equipped, if a national or local law requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be attached. There is no place to attach the top tether in this position. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ..., following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1. Attach and tighten the lower attachments to the lower ... belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... to the top tether anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top tether anchor. 2.2. Route, ..., and tighten the top tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: If the position you are using does not ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be ... the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... tether, and the position that you are using has a top tether anchor, attach and tighten the top tether to the top tether anchor. Refer to the instructions that came with the child restraint and to Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) on page 1-53. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...as it will go before securing the forward-facing child restraint. See Manual Seats on page 1-2 or Six-Way Power Seats on page 1-3. If ... a national or local law requires that the top tether be anchored or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be anchored. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ... vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... more of the belt from the retractor once the lock has been set. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. 8. If the airbag or airbags are off, the off indicator on the instrument panel will be lit and stay lit when the key is turned to RUN or START. 1-64
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...and restarting the vehicle, the on indicator is still lit, check to make sure that the vehicle’s seatback is not ...restraint in a rear seat position in the vehicle and check with your retailer. To remove the child restraint...ate very quickly to do their job and comply with federal regulations. 1-65...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    Here are the most important things to know about the airbag system: CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: You can be severely injured or killed in a crash if you are not wearing your safety belt - even if you have airbags. Wearing your safety belt during a crash helps reduce your chance of hitting ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... airbags. The driver should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door. {CAUTION: Anyone who is up against, or very close to, any airbag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed. Airbags plus lap-...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...the instrument panel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. Where Are the Airbags? The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-37 for more information...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    The right front passenger's frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. If your vehicle has a side impact airbag for the driver, it is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-69
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...on or near any other airbag covering. Do not let seat covers block the inflation path of a side impact airbag. If your vehicle has a side impact airbag for the right front passenger and/or the second row captain's chairs (if equipped), it is in the side of the seatback closest to the door. 1-70
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    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 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... sensing system detects that the vehicle is in a crash. The sensing system triggers a release of gas from the inflator, which inflates the airbag. The inflator, .... For seating positions with side impact airbags, there are also airbag modules in the side of the seatbacks closest to the door. 1-72
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in ... do so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle after... fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an airbag ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...technicians work on your airbag system. Improper service can mean that an airbag system will not work properly. See your dealer for service. United States Canada Passenger Sensing System ... off, will be visible during the system check. When the system check is complete, either the word ON or the word...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... is present in a rear-facing infant seat • the system determines that a small child is present in a forward-facing child restraint • the system determines that a small child is present in a booster seat • a right front passenger takes his/her weight off of the seat for a period of time 1-75
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... child who has outgrown child restraints • or if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. When the ... the child restraint and restarting the vehicle, the on indicator is still lit, check to make sure that the vehicle's seatback is not pressing the child ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    CAUTION: (Continued) vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front passenger's seat may not have the protection of the frontal airbag. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-37 for more on this, including important safety information. Aftermarket equipment, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... vehicle. Your retailer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-12... off and the battery is disconnected, an airbag can still inflate during improper service. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...affect my airbag system? Restraint System Check Checking the Restraint Systems Now and ...Do not open or break the airbag coverings. A: Changing or moving any parts of the front seats... Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... airbags have not deployed. The driver and front passenger's safety belt retractor assemblies contain the safety belt pretensioners. Have your safety belt pretensioners checked if your vehicle has been in a collision, or if your airbag readiness light stays on after you start your vehicle or while...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...System ...2-44 Universal Home Remote System ...2-46 Universal Home Remote System Operation ...2-47 Keys ...2-3 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry System Operation ...2-5 Doors and Locks ...2-11 Door Locks ...2-11 Power Door...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...Storage Bins) ...2-55 Hideaway Rear Storage Bins ...2-56 Storage Areas ...2-50 Glove Box ...2-50 Cupholder(s) ...2-50 Overhead Console (With Rail) ...2-51 Overhead Console (Without Rail) ...2-52 Floor Console Storage Area ...2-52 Folding Tray ...2-53 2-2
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power ... be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. This vehicle has a double sided key for the ignition and the driver's door lock. 2-3
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... System on page 2-44 for more information. Remote Keyless Entry System If equipped, the keyless entry system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications Commission (FCC).... This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...to determine if battery replacement is necessary. See "Battery Replacement" under Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5. ...you are still having trouble, see your retailer or a qualified technician for service. The remote keyless entry transmitter supplied with your vehicle will only...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...(Lock): To lock all doors and the liftgate, press the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. See Power Door Locks on page 2-12 for more...(Unlock): When you press unlock on the remote keyless entry transmitter, only the driver's door will unlock. If you press unlock...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    .... You can operate the power sliding door(s) with the remote keyless entry transmitter even if the power sliding door override switch(es), on the overhead console, are active or inactive. See... door before it can be opened with the keyless entry transmitter sliding door button. If your vehicle's...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should last about three years. You can tell the battery is weak if the transmitter will not work at the normal range in any location. If you have to get close ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... vehicle in view when doing so. Check local regulations for any requirements on remote starting of vehicles. To start the engine using the remote start feature, do the following: 1. Aim the remote keyless entry transmitter, if equipped with the remote vehicle start button, at...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... remote start attempts between ignition cycles with the key is two. • Aim the remote keyless entry transmitter at the vehicle and press the remote start button until ... add the manufacturer's remote vehicle start feature. If the keyless entry transmitter has a plus (+) symbol on the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Doors and Locks Door Locks There are several ways to lock and unlock your vehicle. From the outside, use your key or the remote keyless entry transmitter. To unlock the driver's door from the outside with the key, insert the key and turn it ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...doors and liftgate. From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To unlock either front ... lever. To lock either front door from the inside, push the manual lever forward. With the content... details. Press the bottom of the switch to lock the doors and liftgate. With the content theft-deterrent...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...• Press the passenger's door power lock switch one time while the passenger's door is open. • Press the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter one time while any door is open. Two chimes will sound to signal that delayed ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... doors at any time, either manually or by using the power door lock switches. Lockout Protection The ... not left in the ignition, or, if the manual door lock is used, the key could still be locked inside... shift lever is moved into PARK (P). To change the way the automatic door unlocking operates, see ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut be sure to hold it open until everyone is clear of the door, and only then allow it to slowly close. 2-15
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... be a lock. Push the lever up to engage the lock. Lock either sliding door from inside the vehicle by moving the manual lever down. Unlock it by moving the lever up. With the power door locks, the sliding door lock has a delay feature. See ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... pressing the psd second row passenger override (deactivation) switch located on the overhead console. See Power Sliding Door (PSD) on page 2-17. If ... vehicle. You can also operate the sliding door(s) with your remote keyless entry transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry System ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Power Sliding Door (PSD) Switches Your vehicle will have one of the following switch(es) located on the overhead console switchbank. If your vehicle has a single power sliding door (PSD), you have this switch. If your vehicle has dual ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... Press the power sliding door button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. • To manually open the power ... power sliding door is locked, it cannot be unlocked and opened using the overhead console PSD ...has a single power sliding door, press the top of the overhead console PSD activation/override ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    The remote keyless entry transmitter can also be used to open the power sliding door(s). If the vehicle is locked...door button(s) and all doors will unlock and the sliding door(s) will open. See Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5. If the power sliding door has been manually locked, you ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...designed to open only a little if the fuel door is open. If this ever happens, do ... is closed, the driver's side sliding door can be opened normally. {CAUTION: You or others ... sufficient resistance. Resistance must be as strong as the force of the closing door, or stronger. The force of the closing...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut, turn on the power sliding door feature. Then if the door closes, it will close under the control of the power ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ..., press the override (deactivation) part of the overhead console switch. The door can still be manually opened from the inside or outside with the override (deactivation) on. To open a power sliding door(s) manually when the overhead console switch is in override (deactivation) position, pull the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... the override (deactivation) position, return to the activation position. 4. Open the sliding door using the remote keyless entry transmitter, overhead console switch, or passenger switch. Allow the door to travel fully open. If the door does not ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...It can be dangerous to drive with the liftgate open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas can come into your vehicle. You cannot see or smell CO. It... air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open them all the way. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-42. To close the liftgate, pull down on the handle, then ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Windows {CAUTION: Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Power Windows The switches on the driver's door armrest control the front windows when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY ... See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-34. Manual Rear Quarter Windows Your vehicle may have manual rear quarter windows. To open, pull the latch forward to release it, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Power Rear Quarter Windows Your vehicle may have power rear quarter windows. This switch, located in the overhead console switchbank, is used for opening and closing the power rear quarter windows. Sun Visors To block out glare, swing down the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...lock switch. Once armed, the alarm will go off if someone tries to enter the vehicle without using the remote keyless entry transmitter or a key, or turns the ignition to RUN. The horn will sound and the turn signal lamps will flash for up to two minutes....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Arming with the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter Your alarm system will arm if the key is not in ...and you use your remote keyless entry transmitter to lock the doors. The security light will flash to ... you use your remote keyless entry transmitter to unlock the doors. The security light will stop fl...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    .... This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions... operation of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility... because of the high number of electrical key codes. If the engine does not start...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... time, you may also want to check the instrument panel PASS KEY fuse. If the engine still does not start with the other key, your vehicle needs service. If your vehicle ... not start, see your retailer for service. 3. After the engine has started, turn the key to LOCK and remove the key. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... not make full-throttle starts. Avoid downshifting to brake, or slow, the vehicle. • Avoid making hard stops for ...(322 km) or so. During this time your new brake linings are not yet broken in. Hard stops with...-in guideline every time you get new brake linings. • Do not tow a trailer during break...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...each try to help avoid draining your battery or damaging your starter. 2. If the engine does not start in 10... work for up to 10 minutes after the engine is turned off or until either door is opened. If a door is opened, the power windows and audio system will shut off. Starting the Engine Move your ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... If you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your Saturn retailer. If you do not, your engine might not perform properly. Any resulting damage would ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... all the way into PARK (P) as you maintain brake application. Then move the shift lever into ... system. Fully apply the regular brakes before shifting from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. A click from ... shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow on page 4-32. NEUTRAL (N): In this position, the engine does not connect with the wheels. To restart the vehicle when ...a drive gear while your engine is running at high speed is dangerous. Unless your foot is firmly on the brake pedal, your vehicle could move very rapidly. You...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... then you would also want to use the brakes off and on. Notice: Driving in SECOND ... computer controlled transaxle designed to warm up the engine faster when the outside temperature is 35°F (2°C)... will shift at a higher vehicle speed until the engine is warmed up. This is a normal condition designed ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... on, the brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-40. To release ... your right foot while you push down on the parking brake pedal with your left foot. When you lift your left foot from the parking brake pedal, it will pop up to the released position. Notice: ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can ... PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, ... your vehicle with the engine running, be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and the parking brake is firmly ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... your vehicle into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much .... To prevent torque lock, set the parking brake and then shift into PARK ... of PARK (P) before you release the parking brake. If torque lock does occur,... must fully apply your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... vehicle fixed immediately. 2-42 {CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow ... your vehicle. See the earlier caution under Engine Exhaust on page 2-42. Also, idling in ... can come in easily. NEVER park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in place can be...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Do not leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you have ...on fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). Follow ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... If you cut too sharply into the right lane, you could hit a vehicle on your right. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. The passenger's side mirror is convex. A convex mirror's surface is curved so more can ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...cation of Airbag Deployment • Emergency Services • Roadside Assistance • Stolen Vehicle Tracking • AccidentAssist • Remote Door Unlock/Vehicle Alert •... through the various topics. Customize your information profile at www.myonstar.com. See the OnStar® user's guide for more information...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...operation. This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:... of the device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility... such as gate operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... you are programming. When programming a garage door, it is advised to park outside of the garage. It is recommended that a new battery be installed in your hand-held.... Do not release the buttons until Step 4 has been completed. Some entry gates and garage door openers may require you to substitute ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... a rolling-code equipped device, most commonly, a garage door opener. 6. Locate in the garage, the garage ... the "Learn" or "Smart" button. The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer. You ... time, and depending on the brand of the garage door opener, or other rolling code device, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... U.S. gate operators are manufactured to time out in the same manner. If you live in Canada, or you are having difficulty programming a gate operator or garage door opener by using the "Programming Universal Home Remote" procedures, regardless of where you live...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...lock and turn the key counterclockwise. To open the glove box, pull the latch release. The glove box door has a ... you need it fully opened. To close the glove box, the door must be pushed up past the detent. To ...row. Storage Areas Your vehicle's large carrying capacity can store many items. If the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... (With Rail) If your vehicle is equipped with an overhead console, it may contain the following: Storage ... Lamps on page 3-20. • Switchbank. See Overhead Console Switchbank on page 3-21. • OnStar.... 2. Push firmly upward on the bin while supporting it with one hand. 3. Push in on the latch and...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    Overhead Console (Without Rail) If your vehicle has an overhead console without the rail system, it has two reading lights, a courtesy light, and a switchbank. See Overhead Console Switchbank on page 3-21 for more information. Floor Console Storage Area If ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...sudden stop. People in the vehicle could be injured. Be sure to lock the console into place properly when installing it. 1. Position the second row...the Center Console 1. Locate the attachment lever in an opening on the rear of the console 2. Pull the attachment lever upward to release the attachment ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...fasten it securely. Do not exceed the maximum vehicle capacity when loading your vehicle. For more information on vehicle capacity and loading, see Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-33. To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you are driving, check now and then to make sure the cargo ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... into the net, stretch the higher side of the net up and over the top of the load to hold it firmly in place. The convenience net has a maximum capacity of 100 lbs (45 kg). It is not designed to hold larger, heavier loads. Store such loads on the floor of your vehicle, as far forward as you can. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...rear of the vehicle. To open the hideaway rear storage bins, pull up on the door latch located on the front of the cover. The hideaway rear storage bins cover has two automatic ... must pull one of the prop rod linkages toward you while holding onto the door latch and lower the cover to close it. 2-56
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... upright position while the vehicle is moving. The hideaway rear storage bins and the third row seat both have a maximum weight capacity of 400 lbs (181.6 kg). Notice: Overloading your vehicle may cause damage. Repairs would not be covered by your ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ✍ NOTES 2-58
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Lamps ...3-20 Cargo Lamp ...3-20 Battery Run-Down Protection ...3-20 Overhead Console Switchbank ...3-21 Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)......3-38 Charging System Light ...3-40 Brake System Warning Light ...3-40 Instrument Panel Overview ...3-4 Hazard Warning Flashers ...3-6...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... Antenna System ...3-120 Chime Level Adjustment ...3-120 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-41 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...3-42 Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-42 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-43 Oil Pressure Light ...3-46 Security Light ...3-47 Cruise Control ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ✍ NOTES 3-3
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...81. J. Exterior Lamps Control. See Exterior Lamps on page 3-15. K. Interior Lamps Control. See Interior Lamps Control on page 3-18. Instrument Panel Brightness Control. See Instrument Panel .... See Hood Release on page 5-11. M. Parking Brake. See Parking Brake on page 2-39. N. Horn. See ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    .... They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps ...Horn Press near or on the horn symbols on your steering wheel pad to sound the horn. Tilt Wheel A tilt wheel allows .... Your hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. The lever on the left side of the steering column... Windshield Washer on page 3-9. To signal a lane change, just raise or lower the lever until... until you complete your lane change. The lever will return by itself when you release...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... not go on at all when you signal a turn, check for burned-out bulbs and check the fuse. See Bulb Replacement on page 5-48 and Fuses and Circuit ... a turn signal bulb is burned out. Check the front and rear turn signal.... Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer To change the headlamps from low beam to high beam...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Windshield Wipers You control the windshield wipers by turning the band with the wiper symbol on it. Be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper blades before using them. If they are frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen or thaw them. If your blades do become worn or damaged, get new blades ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Rear Window Wiper/Washer {CAUTION: In freezing weather, do not use your washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield, blocking your vision. The controls for the rear window washer/wiper are located on the end of the turn signal/multifunction ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    .... So, do not use your cruise control on winding roads or in heavy traffic. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose control. Do not use cruise control on slippery roads. The cruise control ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... keeping your foot on the accelerator. This is helpful on long trips. Cruise control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph (40 km/h). When the brakes are applied, the cruise control shuts off. If the vehicle is in cruise control and the Traction Control System (TCS) begins to limit wheel spin, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... vehicle will now cruise at the higher speed. This symbol will disappear when the brakes are applied or the cruise control is cancelled. It will reappear when the set...position, the vehicle speed will increase until the lever is released or the brakes are applied. Do not continue to hold the lever in...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... to be used in order to maintain the vehicle's speed. When going downhill, the brakes might have to be applied, or the transaxle might have to be shifted to.... It may be better not to use the cruise control if the brakes constantly have to be applied, or the vehicle continuously needs to be shifted ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...momentary control will turn the automatic headlamps and/or the Daytime Running Lamps on and off for U.S. vehicles. For vehicles first sold in Canada, this is only true when the transaxle is in PARK (P). • Taillamps • Instrument Panel Lights 5 (Headlamps): Turn the control to this position to...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... the lamps on, you will hear a warning chime once the driver's door is opened. • The exterior lamp control is in AUTO. • The headlamps have ... functional Daytime Running Lamps are required on all vehicles first sold in Canada. A light sensor on top of the instrument panel makes the DRL work, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ..., it will take approximately 30 seconds for the automatic headlamp system to change to DRL if it is light outside. During that delay, your ... The knob to adjust the instrument panel brightness is located in the center of the interior lamp controls. Turn the knob clockwise to brighten the lights and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... on for 20 seconds if you unlock your door using your key or the remote keyless entry transmitter and the ignition is in LOCK. ... power door lock switch. • Press lock on the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, entry lighting is cancelled. The interior lamps will stay on while ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...with the power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. When any door is opened, exit lighting is cancelled. The interior lamps will stay ... ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. • Lock all doors using the remote keyless entry transmitter. • Lock all doors using the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... two reading lamps and one courtesy lamp in the overhead console. To turn either reading lamp on ... lamps override feature. See Interior Lamps Control on page 3-18. Battery Run-Down Protection ...to help prevent you from draining the battery, in case you accidentally leave the interior lamps on. If you ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... the vehicle, and tell you how close these objects are from your rear bumper. The overhead console switchbank is located in the overhead console. This switchbank may include the following: • Power Sliding Door(s)/Override Switch(es). See Power Sliding Door (PSD)...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...not you are using rear park assist, always check carefully behind your vehicle before you ...Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist system, the driver must check carefully before backing up. The system does ...the rear park aid disable switch located in the overhead console switchbank. While the system is disabled, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...affect system performance include things like the vibrations from a jackhammer or the compression of air brakes on a very large truck. If after cleaning the rear bumper ... (25 km/h) without any obstructions behind the vehicle. For cleaning instructions, see Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-91. A chime ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem see your dealer for additional information ... equipment exceeding maximum amperage rating. Check with your dealer before adding electrical ... equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. Notice: Improper use...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current Your vehicle may have a power outlet that can be used to plug in auxiliary electrical equipment with a maximum limit of 150 watts. If you try to use equipment that requires more than the limit, a protection circuit will cut the power supply. To reset the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Climate Controls Climate Control System With this system you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation for your vehicle. To change the current mode, select one of the following: H (Vent): This mode directs air to the instrument panel outlets. ) (Bi-Level): This mode directs half of the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... will come on to let you know that air conditioning is activated. You may notice a slight change in engine performance when the air conditioning compressor shuts ... your vehicle while idling or after turning off the engine. This is normal. Recirculation: This mode keeps outside air ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...position to close the air outlets. Use the louvers located on the air outlets to change the direction of the airflow. Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger ... can also be turned off by pressing the button again or by turning off the engine. Notice: Do not use anything sharp on the inside of ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Rear Climate Control System Your vehicle may have a rear climate control system that allows the driver to adjust the fan speed for the rear seating area. This system works with the main climate control system in your vehicle. A (Fan): Slide the thumbwheel to 1, 2, or 3 to increase or decrease ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... rear seat is the cold air return outlet. Be sure to keep it free from obstructions. Also, keep the area around the base of the center instrument panel console, between and under the front seats, free of objects that could also obstruct airflow to the rear seating area. For more information on how ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... dust particles. Reductions in airflow, which may occur more quickly in dusty areas, indicate that the filter needs to be replaced early. For how often to change the air filter, see Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. The access panel for the passenger compartment air filter is located in the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... in the same direction on both filters. For the type of filter to use, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-13. 5. Close the inner access door, while squeezing the tab. Be sure it is tightly closed. 6. Snap the outer access panel into the back of the glove box. 2. Then push the tab,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As you ...warning lights come on briefly when you start the engine just to let you know they'..., or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fast you are going, how much fuel you are using, and many other things you will need to drive safely and economically. The indicator warning lights and gages are explained on the following pages. United States version shown, Canada similar 3-34
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... driven, in either miles (used in the United States) or kilometers (used in Canada). Your vehicle has a tamper-resistant odometer. You may wonder...set to the mileage total of the old odometer. Tachometer The tachometer displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). Trip Odometer The trip...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    Safety Belt Reminder Light When the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will come on for several seconds to remind people to fasten ... will come on. Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Several seconds after the key is turned to RUN or START, a chime will be provided for several seconds to remind ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    .... The system checks the airbag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light comes on if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensor, the airbag modules, ...xed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. If the airbag readiness light stays on ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... Indicator - United States Passenger Airbag Status Indicator - Canada When the ignition key is turned to RUN or START, the passenger airbag status indicator will ... OFF, or the symbol for on and off, for several seconds as a system check. Then, after several more seconds, the status indicator ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ..., or if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your retailer for service. {CAUTION: If the off...with the airbag system. If this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... turn on the ignition, but the engine is not running, as a check to show you it is working. Brake System Warning ... released, it means you have a brake problem. Your vehicle's hydraulic brake system is divided ... light comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light... when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the anti-lock brake system warning...re driving, the anti-lock brake system needs service and you do... to warn you if there is a problem. {CAUTION: Your brake system may not...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... light should go off. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 4-9 for more information. United States Canada • If there's a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control, the traction control system will turn off and the warning light...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...as well, your fuel economy may not be as good, and your engine may not run as smoothly. This could lead to costly repairs ... of the vehicle, helping to produce a cleaner environment. The check engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ..., making sure to fully install the cap. See Filling the Tank on page 5-6. The diagnostic system can determine if the ... should turn the light off. Have you recently changed brands of fuel? If so, be sure to fuel ... your vehicle. Turn the key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...these conditions, change the fuel brand you use. It will require at least one full tank ...and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. Emissions Inspection ...Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the check engine light is on or not working properly...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... or others could be burned. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Lack ... covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. This indicates that your engine is not receiving enough oil. The engine could be low ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Security Light For information regarding this light, see Theft-Deterrent Systems on page 2-29. Highbeam On Light This light will come on when the high-beam headlamps or the Flash-to-Pass feature is in use. Cruise Control Light This light comes on whenever you set your cruise control. See ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... full, but it took more (or less) than half of the tank's capacity to fill it. • The gage pointer may move while cornering, braking or speeding up. United States Canada • The gage may not indicate empty when the ignition is turned off. When...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...also displays warning messages if a system problem is detected. In addition, the DIC displays phone ... ICE for two minutes. If there is a problem with the system that controls the temperature display, the letters.... The DIC also allows some features to be customized or personalized, if equipped. See DIC...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...B Q4R (Information): Press this button to display the odometer, trip distance, time elapsed, average speed, fuel economy, battery voltage, oil life, and to turn off the DIC. Press the information button until A or B displays. This mode shows the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...for three seconds, then release the button. The retroactive trip odometer value will be set into the currently displayed trip odometer. Average Speed...the various vehicle speed recorded since the last reset of this value. To reset the value, press the information button to display AVERAGE SPEED, then...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... factors, including distance travelled, fuel used, fuel capacity, etc. This estimate will change if driving conditions change. For ... one number, but if the vehicle is driven on a freeway, the number may change even though the same amount of fuel is in the fuel tank. This is because different driving ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ..., you must reset the OIL LIFE yourself after each oil change. It will not reset itself. Also, be careful not to reset the OIL ... other than when the oil has just been changed. It cannot be reset accurately until the next oil change. To reset the engine oil life system, see Engine Oil Life System on ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...two drivers. Your vehicle may also have customization capabilities that allow you to program certain features to one preferred setting. Customization features can only be programmed to one setting on... ZONE displays. Press the set/reset button to change the compass zone. Zones 1 through 15 are...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Compass Calibration (Uplevel Only) Under certain circumstances, such as during a long distance cross-country trip, it will be necessary to compensate for compass variance and reset the zone through the DIC. Compass variance is the difference between the earth's magnetic north and true geographic ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... CAL appears in the DIC, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode ... make the messages disappear, not correct the problem. The following are the possible messages that can be displayed... to notify the driver that the status of the vehicle has changed and that some action may be needed...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... on page 4-12 for more information. CHANGE OIL SOON This message will display when service is required for the vehicle. See your retailer. See Engine Oil on page 5-15 and Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 for more information. The CHANGE OIL SOON message is reset by acknowledging the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... display if the gas cap is not on, or is not fully tightened. Check the gas cap to ensure that it is on properly. See Filling the Tank on page 5-6 for more ...to inform the driver that even though a door lock switch or the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter has been pressed,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still exists, the message will re-appear when the engine is turned on. DRIVER'S DOOR AJAR This message will display ... if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It will also re-display...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...3-42 for more information. To avoid added strain on the engine, turn off the air conditioner if ...been acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still ... acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...any of the DIC buttons to acknowledge this message and to clear it from the screen. KEY FOB BATTERY LOW This message will display when the battery in the remote keyless entry transmitter needs to be replaced. To replace the battery, see "Battery ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...the condition still exists, the message will re-appear when the engine is turned on. LOW BRAKE FLUID This message will display when the ... is low. Fill the brake master cylinder to the proper level. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the brake master cylinder reservoir. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... still exists, the message will re-appear when the engine is turned on. LOW OIL PRESSURE Notice: If ... until the cause of the low oil pressure is corrected. Severe engine damage can result .... This message will display when the vehicle's engine oil pressure is low. The oil pressure light will also ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... will display 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 km/h). Release the parking brake before driving. See Parking ... cluster when this message appears on the DIC. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-40. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... been acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still ...seconds if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It will also re-display ... acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... the ignition. The hood or the doors are not closed. There is an emission control system malfunction. The engine coolant temperature is too high. The oil pressure is low. The ...3-73 and "Remote Vehicle Start" under Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5 for more information....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...re-appear when the engine is turned on. SERVICE ABS SYSTEM This message will display when the vehicle's brakes are not functioning properly. Have the brake system serviced by your retailer as soon as possible....message appears on the DIC. See Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light on page 3-41....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...the condition still exists, the message will re-appear when the engine is turned on. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM This message will display when a problem with the brake system has been detected. Have your vehicle serviced by your retailer as soon as possible. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    SERVICE PARK LAMPS This message will display when there is a problem with the park lamps. Check to see if the park lamp fuse is blown and replace ... Fuse Block on page 5-98 for more information. If changing the fuse does not correct the problem, see your retailer. This message will only ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still exists, the message will re-appear when the engine is turned on. SERVICE VEHICLE SOON This message will display ... if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It will also re-display...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... system failure. See your retailer for service. STARTING DISABLED This message will display if the starting of the engine is disabled due to the ...appear while the ignition is in RUN, and will not disappear until the problem is resolved. This message cannot be acknowledged. STABILITY CONTROL OFF If ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    .... See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 4-9. • The battery is low. This message will display and a chime ... if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It will also re-display ... acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... station presets • Auto door unlock preferences • Remote keyless entry unlock preferences All of the customization and personalization options may not be... Exterior lighting delay Interior lighting delay Delayed locking Content theft Remote keyless entry feedback Remote...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... to display the modes that are available to program. Press the set/reset button to change the setting of each mode. Customization Menu Items The following are ... FACTORY DEFAULTS This feature allows you to set all of the customization and personalization features back to their factory ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... you to set the amount of time the exterior lamps remain on after the key is removed from the ignition or the vehicle is unlocked using the remote keyless entry transmitter. Press the menu button until EXT LIGHT DELAY appears on the DIC display. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... switch is pressed, or the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed while a door is open. Choose one of the ... switch one time while the passenger's door is open. • Pressing the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter one time while any door is open. Two chimes ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... without using the remote keyless entry transmitter or the correct key. It will also activate when an incorrect ... the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter or by pressing the power door lock switch.... when you press the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. LIGHTS and HORN ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...The remote start feature allows you to start the engine from outside of the vehicle using the remote keyless entry transmitter. See "Remote Vehicle Start" under Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5 for more information. Press the menu button until REMOTE START...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...doors. Press the menu button until AUTO DOOR UNLOCK appears on the DIC display. Press ...choices: OFF: None of the doors will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into PARK (P) or the key is taken out ...: Only the driver's door will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into PARK (P) or the key is taken out...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... DIC will then display PRESS UNLOCK SWITCH ON KEY FOB. Press the unlock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter and your setting will be saved for that remote keyless entry transmitter. After programming the last option, the message KEY FOB NOW PERSONALIZED will appear ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... with its features. Driving without distraction is a necessity for a safer driving experience. See Defensive Driving on page 4-2. By taking a few moments to read this manual and get familiar with your vehicle's audio system, you can use it with less effort, as well as take advantage of its ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... telephone, or two-way radio, make sure that it can be added by checking with your retailer. Also, check federal rules covering mobile radio and telephone units. If sound equipment ... format. The clock mode will automatically time out with the changed display format set as the current default ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    Radio with CD With RDS, the radio can do the following: • Seek to stations broadcasting the selected type of programming • Receive announcements concerning local and national emergencies • Display messages from radio stations • Seek to stations with traffic announcements This system ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... service that is based in the 48 contiguous United States and in Canada (if available). XM™ offers 100 coast-to-coast ... increase or to decrease the volume. 4 (Information): For RDS, press this button to change what appears on the display while using RDS. The display options are station name, RDS ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2, AM, or XM1 or XM2 (if equipped). The display will show the selection. Setting Preset Stations Up to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM, six XM1 and six XM2 (if equipped)), can be programmed on the six numbered pushbuttons...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... equalization settings designed for country/western, jazz, talk, pop, rock, and classical. Selecting CUSTOM or changing bass or treble, returns the EQ to the manual bass and treble settings. The radio will save separate AUTO EQ settings for each preset ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... the display. The radio may switch to stations with a stronger frequency. To turn alternate frequency off, press and hold BAND again for two seconds. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. This function does not apply for XM™ Satellite Radio Service. 3-87
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... not be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. TRAF (Traffic): If TA appears on ... traffic announcements. This function does not apply to XM™ Satellite Radio Service. 4 (Information): If the current station has a message, INFO will ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...vehicle and must be returned to your retailer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system ... up. Take the vehicle to your retailer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly... and provide it to your retailer when reporting the problem. XM™ Radio Messages Radio Display...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... category Theft lock active Action Required This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned channel is no longer.... If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your retailer. No Info No Info No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of the CD is damaged, such as cracked, broken, or scratched, the CD will...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    If there is no apparent damage, try a known good CD. Do not add any label to a CD, it could get caught in the CD player. If a CD is recorded on a personal computer and a description label is needed, try labeling the top of the recorded CD with a marking pen instead. Notice: If you add any label to ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of the CD is damaged, such as cracked, broken, or scratched, the CD will...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    M (Load): Press this button to load CDs into the CD player. This CD player will hold up to six CDs. To insert one CD, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and release the load button. 3. When INSET CD # appears on the display, load a CD. Insert the CD partway into the slot, label ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... will try to eject the CD several times before stopping. Do not repeatedly press the eject button to eject a CD after you have tried to push it in manually. The player's 25-second eject timer will reset at each press of eject, causing the player to not eject the CD until the 25-second time period ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    t SCAN u: To scan one CD, press and hold either SCAN arrow for more than two seconds until SCAN appears on the display and you hear a beep. The radio will go to the next track, play for 10 seconds, then go on to the next track. Press either SCAN arrow again, to stop scanning. To scan all loaded ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    The system can support up to 11 folders in depth, though, keep the depth of the folders to a minimum in order to keep down the complexity and confusion in trying to locate a particular folder during playback. If a CD contains more than the maximum of 50 folders, 50 playlists, 10 sessions, and 255 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of the CD is damaged, such as cracked, broken, or scratched, the CD will...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    Do not add any label to a CD, it could get caught in the CD player. If a CD is recorded on a personal computer and a description label is needed, try labeling the top of the recorded CD with a marking pen instead. Notice: If you add any label to a CD, insert more than one CD into the slot at a time...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... track selections. To save tracks into the song list feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on and load it with at least one CD. 2. Check to see that the CD player is not in song list mode. S-LIST should not appear on the display. If S-LIST is present, press the song list button...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    Seek through the song list by using the SEEK arrows. Seeking past the last saved track will return to the first saved track. To delete tracks from the song list, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the CD player on. 2. Press the song list button to turn song list on. S-LIST will appear on the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    CD Messages CHECK CD: If this message appears on the display and/or the CD comes out, ... a remote control. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be ... it down and provide it to your retailer when reporting the problem. Parental Control rj (Parental Control): This ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... the player, the system will power up in auxiliary mode. See "Battery Replacement" later in this section for more information. Switch the headphones to ... The RSE system may include two sets of wireless headphones (batteries are included). The wireless headphones have an ON/OFF switch, a channel ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... headphones may become worn or damaged. The headphone foam ear pads can become damaged if they are not handled...decrease the volume. The wired headphones work as follows: Battery Replacement To change the batteries, do the following: 1. Loosen the screw on the battery compartment door located on the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... sources: The RCA jacks are located behind the video screen on the DVD console. The RCA jacks allow audio and video signals to be ..., to connect the auxiliary device to the RCA jacks. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for proper usage. • Vehicle Speakers • Wireless Headphones • Wired ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... information. DVD Player The DVD player is located in the overhead console. The DVD player can be controlled ... copy protected CDs may or may not be supported by the DVD player. The DVD player does ...device. Video Screen The video screen is located in the overhead console. To use the video screen, do ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    DVD Player Buttons s (Play/Pause): Press this button to start play of a disc. Press this button while a disc is playing to pause it. Press it again to continue play of a disc. tr / [ u (Previous and Fast Reverse/Next and Fast Forward): These controls can be used to move forward or backward ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... the previews have finished. If the DVD does not begin playing at the main title, refer to the on-screen instructions. Remote Control The RSE system will include a remote control (batteries are included). To use the remote control, aim it at the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...to select the choice that is highlighted in any menu. z (Display Control Button): Press this button to open the RSE On-Screen Display (OSD) menus to adjust the color, tint, brightness, contrast, and display modes. O (Power): Press this button to turn the DVD player on and off. Press this button to ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    .... Each press of this button will move the DVD to the next available subtitle option (English, Spanish, French, etc., if available). The format and ...numeric selection, to clear all numeric inputs. } 10 (Multiple Digit Entries): Press this button to select chapter or track numbers greater than nine. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... format, language preference, brightness, color, contrast, and tint. Not all DVDs support all the feature ...the return button on the remote control or wait for the menu to time out. Battery Replacement To change the remote control batteries, do the following: 1. Slide the battery door, located on the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Tips and Troubleshooting Chart Problem No power. Disc will not play. Recommended ... sure the correct channel is selected on the wireless headphones. Check the batteries. The volume on the headphones could be too low... If RSA is on, DVD audio will not be heard. Problem No sound - Vehicle Speakers No ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    Problem The remote control does not work. How do I get subtitles on or off? The auxiliary ...could be dirty or scratched. Try cleaning the disc. Problem Recommended Action Some commands that do ... to force or remove the disc from the player. If the problem persists, return to your retailer for further...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...or comfortable cabin temperature ranges. See your retailer if the problem persists. Verify that the headphones are facing to the front of the ... the headphone(s) and the transmitter. Verify that the batteries have a full charge. Check the signal coming from the auxiliary device and make sure that the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... rear seat passengers to listen to and control any of the following audio sources: AM/FM tuner, front CD player, and XM™ Satellite Radio Service (if equipped). However, the rear seat passengers can only control the sources that the front seat passengers are not listening to. For example, rear seat...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...to the radio, the RSA will not switch between the bands and cannot change the station. When a CD is playing in the single CD player, press this button to select ... the AM/FM tuner, front CD player, and XM™ Satellite Radio Service (if equipped). If one of the sources are not loaded, the system will ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... left headphone button to enable volume control of the wired headphone connected to the corresponding jack. Press the right and left arrow buttons to change the volume. rj (Parental Control): This button is located behind the video screen, below the auxiliary jacks. Press this button while using RSA...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    When a CD is playing, press either arrow to go to the previous or next track, if more than eight seconds have played. If either arrow is held or pressed more than once, the player will continue moving backward or forward through the CD. BAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2, AM, or XM1...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception ...-coast in the 48 contiguous United States, and in Canada (if available). Just as with FM, tall buildings ... hand. If the mast is badly bent, replace it. Check occasionally to make sure the mast is still tightened...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... radio is used to adjust the vehicle's chime level. To change the volume level of the chime, press and ... and the radio power off. The volume level will change from the normal level to loud, and LOUD ...and hold pushbutton 6 again. The volume level will change from the loud level to normal, and NORMAL ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ..., the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4-2 Drunken Driving ...4-3 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...4-6 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-7 Braking in Emergencies ...4-8 Traction Control System (TCS) ...4-9 StabiliTrak® System ...4-10 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle 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 1-22. {CAUTION: Defensive driving really ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... a vehicle: The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what ... depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...or vodka. BAC would be close to 0.12 percent. A person who consumes food just before or during drinking will have ... BAC level than a man of her same body weight will when each has the same number of drinks. The law in most U.S. states, and throughout Canada, sets the legal limit at 0.08 percent. In ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...three systems that make your vehicle go where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the steering, and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their ...) on page 4-9 and StabiliTrak® System on page 4-10. Adding non-Saturn accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. See Accessories and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... better braking and longer brake life. If your engine ever stops while you are driving...push down. If your engine stops, you will still have some power brake assist. But...take longer to stop and the brake pedal will be harder to push. Adding non-Saturn accessories can affect your vehicle's performance...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    .... When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake system will check itself. You may hear a momentary motor or ... pedal moves or pulses a little. This is normal. If there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is ... can help you steer around the obstacle while braking hard. Remember: Anti-lock does not change the time you need to get your foot up to the brake pedal or always decrease stopping distance. If you get ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... traction. When this happens, the system brakes the spinning wheel(s) and/or reduces engine power to limit ... on to let you know if there is a problem with your traction control system. When this warning..., there's a problem with your traction control system. Have the traction control system serviced...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ..., the system performs several diagnostic checks to insure there are no problems. You may hear or ... not mean there is a problem with your vehicle. If the system fails to turn on or activate, the SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM ... message should go off. Adding non-Saturn accessories can affect your vehicle's ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... activates, you may hear a noise or feel a vibration in the brake pedal. This is normal. When the STABILITY CONTROL ACTIVE message is .... Traction control limits wheel spin by reducing engine power to the wheels (engine speed management) and by applying brakes. The traction control system is enabled ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... traction-control system activates constantly or if the brakes have heated up due to high-speed... optimal performance since the system will not utilize brake traction-control to control slip on the drive wheels. The system will return to normal operation after the brakes have cooled. This can take up ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... you do if this ever happens? Ease up on the brake or accelerator pedal, steer the vehicle the way you ... accelerate gently into the straightaway. Adding non-Saturn accessories can affect your vehicle's ...a sharp curve. Then you suddenly apply the brakes. Both control systems - steering and braking ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... are times when steering can be more effective than braking. For example, you come over a hill and fi... in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in time.... emergencies like these. First apply your brakes. See Braking on page 4-6. It is better to remove as much speed ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    Off-Road Recovery You may find that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you are driving. Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for just the right moment, accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... suddenly slows or stops. Keep back a reasonable distance. • Check your mirrors, glance over your shoulder, ...slowly moving vehicle too rapidly. Even though the brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down ... slow vehicle. Remember to glance over your shoulder and check the blind spot. 4-16
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... on a surface with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration, or braking, including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear. Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface is ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. Here are some tips on night ... wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you ...dimly lighted objects. Just as the headlamps should be checked regularly for proper aim, so should ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... signs of streaking or missing areas on the windshield, or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you cannot stop, accelerate, or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction is not as good as on dry roads. And, if ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    Hydroplaning {CAUTION: Wet brakes can cause accidents. They will not work as well in a ...through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work ... car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you cannot,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ..., and be prepared to have your view restricted by road spray. Have good tires with proper tread depth. See Tires on page 5-53. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You will want to watch out for what the other drivers are doing and pay attention to traffic ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... save time and energy. See Freeway Driving on page 4-22. • Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic light is there because the ... is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move, check both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... along the entrance ramp, you should begin to check traffic. Try to determine where you expect to ...the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors, and glance over your... unless you want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just before you...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    .... Of course, you will find experienced and able service experts at Saturn retailers all across North America. They will be ready and willing to help if you need it... Are they in good shape? • Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels? • Lamps: Are...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... the same scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can ... a comfortably cool interior. • Keep your eyes moving. Scan the road ahead and to the sides. Check your mirrors and your instruments frequently. Driving ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have to do all the work of slowing down....your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system... crash. Shift down to let your engine assist your brakes on a steep downhill slope. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... alert. There could be something in your lane, like a stalled car or 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, or winding roads. Be alert to these and take appropriate action. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...very careful. What is the worst time for this? Wet ice. Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it is about freezing, 32°F (0°C), and freezing rain begins to fall. Try to ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...under the tires even more. Your Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) improves your vehicle's stability ... you would on dry pavement. See Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) on page 4-7. • Allow greater following distance...clear. If you see a patch of ice ahead of you, brake before you are on it. Try not to brake...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... 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. 4-30
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... any that is blocking your exhaust pipe. And check around again from time to time to be sure snow ... fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps the battery charged. You will need a well-charged battery ... almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... at high speed, they can explode, and you or others could be injured. And, the transaxle or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or other damage. When you are stuck, spin the wheels as little as possible. Do not spin the wheels above 35 mph (55 km/h) ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... much weight your vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the ...on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way your vehicle handles. These could ...of occupant seating positions (A), and the maximum vehicle capacity weight (B) in kilograms and pounds. 4-33
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... load capacity is 650 lbs (1400 − 750 (5 x 150) = 650 lbs). 5. Determine the combined weight of...vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity ...vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity for your ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... 1 Item A B C Description Total Item A B C Example 2 Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 2 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150... (453 kg) 750 lbs (340 kg) 250 lbs (113 kg) Vehicle Capacity Weight 1,000 lbs (453 kg) for ... = Available Occupant and Cargo Weight = 300 lbs (136 kg) 700 lbs (317 kg)...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... attached to the rear edge of the driver's door. The label shows the gross weight capacity of your vehicle.... label for specific information about your vehicle's capacity weight and seating positions. The combined ..., passengers, and cargo should never exceed your vehicle's capacity weight. 4-36
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...cation/Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called the Gross... your vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear... on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way your vehicle handles. These could cause...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... keep going. Towing Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. See Roadside .... • Put things in the cargo area of your vehicle. Try to spread the weight evenly. • Never stack heavier things, like suitcases, inside the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...: 1. Put the front wheels on a dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-... with a clamping device designed for towing. 5. Release the parking brake. If you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle, it ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... needs service. Using heavier suspension components to get added durability might not change your... trailer. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well - or even ... covered by your warranty. Always follow the instructions in this section and check with your dealer for more ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... later in this section. Trailering is different than just driving your vehicle by itself. Trailering means changes in handling, acceleration, braking, durability, and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering takes correct equipment, and it has to be ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... it has all the required trailering equipment. The weight of additional optional equipment, passengers and cargo in the... address listed in your Warranty and Owner Assistance Information Booklet. In Canada, write to: General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Center, 163-005 1908 Colonel ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... your vehicle. The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any cargo you ... vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you are using a weight-carrying or a weight-distributing hitch, ... Weight Rating). The effect of additional weight may reduce your trailering capacity more than ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...say your specific vehicle is equipped with some of the latest options and you have a front seat passenger ... additional pounds (318 kg) from your trailering capacity to stay within GCWR limits. Your maximum ... least 10 percent of total loaded trailer weight, you can expect that the largest trailer your...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... frame-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper. Trailer Brakes If your trailer weighs more than 1,000 lbs (450 kg) loaded, then it needs its own brakes - and they must be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you will be able to install, adjust, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... with your vehicle, carbon monoxide (CO) could come into your vehicle. You cannot see or smell CO. It can cause unconsciousness or death. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-42. To maximize your safety when towing a trailer: • Have your exhaust system inspected for leaks, and make necessary repairs ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... yourself with the feel of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer. And always keep... controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working. This lets you check your electrical connection..., check occasionally to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lamps and any trailer brakes...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... down, you might have to use your brakes so much that they would get hot...flash, telling other drivers you are about to turn, change lanes, or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on... seeing your signal when they are not. It is important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...trailer operation are automatic transaxle fluid, engine oil, belts, cooling system, and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the ... for more information. • Start your engine. • Shift into a gear. • Release the parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ✍ NOTES 4-50
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...Power Steering Fluid ...5-35 Windshield Washer Fluid ...5-36 Brakes ...5-37 Battery ...5-40 Jump Starting ...5-40 All-Wheel Drive ...5-... a Portable Fuel Container ...5-9 Checking Things Under the Hood ...5-10 Hood Release ...5-11 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Engine Oil ...5-15 Engine Oil Life ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ......5-96 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-96 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-96 Electrical ... Fuse Block ...5-98 Underhood Fuse Block ...5-100 Capacities and Specifications ...5-103 Buying New ... ...5-68 If a Tire Goes Flat ...5-70 Changing a Flat Tire ...5-71 Removing the Spare Tire ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... will get genuine Saturn parts and Saturn-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to keep your Saturn vehicle all Saturn.... ask for Saturn Accessories, you will know that Saturn-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine Saturn ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... your own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how ... cause wind noise and affect windshield washer performance. Check with your retailer before adding equipment to the ... at 87 octane or higher and you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service.
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...valves clean, or if your vehicle experiences problems due to dirty injectors or valves, look ... and prevent most deposit-related problems. Gasolines containing oxygenates, such as ethers ...43. If this occurs, return to your authorized Saturn retailer for diagnosis. If it is determined that the condition...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    .... The malfunction indicator lamp may turn on. If this occurs, return to your authorized Saturn retailer for service. Filling the Tank {CAUTION: Fuel vapor burns violently ... by your warranty. To check the fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot ... fuel. Do not top off or overfill the tank and wait a few seconds after you have .... The tethered fuel cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on the driver's side of the vehicle. When the fuel door is ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    .... This would allow fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 3-43. The CHECK GAS CAP message will be displayed in the Driver Information Center (... lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    Filling a Portable Fuel Container CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: Never fill a portable fuel container while it is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the gasoline vapor. You can be badly burned and your vehicle damaged if this occurs. To help avoid injury...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    Checking Things Under the Hood {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or others ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...s side. 3. Lift the hood. 4. Pull up on the hood prop to release it from its storage clip. The hood prop may be hot due to increased engine temperatures under the hood, so be careful when handling it. Use your hood prop sleeve when handling the hood prop. 5. Put the end of the hood prop into the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 3.5L V6 engine, here is what you will see: 5-12
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... page 5-15. G. Engine Oil Dipstick. See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-15. H. Automatic Transaxle Fluid Dipstick. See "Checking the Fluid Level" under Automatic Transaxle Fluid on page 5-21. I. Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir. See "...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    When you open the hood on the 3.9L V6 engine, here is what you will see: 5-14
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-35. G. Engine Oil Dipstick. See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil... Engine Coolant Recovery Tank. See Cooling System on page 5-28. Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil It is a good idea to ... the oil several minutes to drain back into the oil pan. If you do not do ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... Oil See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine oil fill cap. If... right kind. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities... Specifications on page 5-103. Notice: Do not add too much oil. If the engine has so much ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    What Kind of Engine Oil to Use • SAE 5W-30 As shown in the viscosity chart, SAE 5W... have the starburst symbol on the container. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum...two things: • GM6094M Your vehicle's engine requires oil meeting GM Standard GM6094M....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...this time the system must be reset. Your retailer has trained people who will perform this work using genuine Saturn parts and reset the system. It is also important to check your oil regularly and keep it at the proper level. If the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...change your engine oil and filter based on vehicle use. Anytime your oil is changed, reset...% oil life remaining). 3. Turn the key to LOCK. If the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil ...even cause cancer. Do not let used oil stay on your skin for very long. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the Maintenance II intervals and replace it at the first oil change after each 50,000 mile (83 000 km) interval. See ... Maintenance on page 6-4 for more information. If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. 5-20
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...When to Check and Change Automatic Transaxle Fluid A good time to check your automatic transaxle fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Additional Required Services on page 6-6, and be sure to ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... transaxle dipstick is located toward the back of the engine compartment, near the brake master cylinder reservoir. The dipstick handle is a red loop. See Engine Compartment ... your vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. 2. With the parking brake applied, place the shift lever ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... other than DEX-COOL® may cause premature engine, heater core, or radiator corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant may require changing sooner, at the first maintenance service after each 25,000 miles (41 500 km) or 24 months, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The...than four times a year, have your retailer check your cooling system. Notice: If you ... vehicle. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Checking Coolant The coolant recovery tank is located on the driver's side of the vehicle, above the engine air...recovery tank. {CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine ...Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. Occasionally check the coolant level in the radiator. For information ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ...be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss and possible engine damage from overheating. Be sure the arrows on the cap line up ...overflow tube on the radiator filler neck. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on location. If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine {CAUTION: ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... vehicle until it cools down. Also, see "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" later in this section. You ... hood but to get service help right away. If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine If you ... overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... damage, allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss, change the oil and reset the oil life system. See Engine Oil on page 5-15. Cooling System When you ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. ... electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, do not do anything else until ... V6 Engine A. Radiator Pressure Cap B. Electric Engine Cooling Fans C. Coolant Recovery Tank 5-29
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...heater core or radiator corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant may require changing sooner, at 30,000 miles ... drive the vehicle. If there seems to be no leak, with the engine on, check to see if the electric engine ... Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you have not found a problem yet, but the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...the proper coolant mixture. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at or above the full cold mark, start your ...be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and ... enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. If the overheat warning continues, there is ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    How to Add Coolant to the Radiator Notice: Your engine has a specific radiator fill procedure. Failure to follow this procedure could cause your engine to overheat and be severely damaged. 3.9L V6 Engine 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it ... cools, if your vehicle has the 3.5L V6 engine, open the coolant air bleed valves. 4. ... coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. See Engine Coolant on page 5-23 for more information about the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fans. 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the.... If your vehicle has the 3.5L V6 engine, be sure the arrow on the pressure cap lines up ... vent tube. 5-34 9. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the full cold mark. 10. Put the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir location. How to Check Power Steering Fluid To check the power steering fluid, do the following: 1. Turn the key off and let the engine compartment ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... Fluid Open the cap with the washer symbol on it. Add washer fluid until the tank is full. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir location. ...if freezing occurs, which could damage the tank if it is completely full. • Do not use engine coolant (antifreeze) in ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    Brakes Brake Fluid Your brake master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of ... {CAUTION: If you have too much brake fluid, it can spill on the engine. The fluid will burn if the engine is hot...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that ... Your vehicle has four-wheel disc brakes. Disc brake pads have built-in wear indicators that make a high-pitched warning sound when the brake pads are worn and new pads ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the proper sequence to Saturn torque specifications. Brake linings should always be replaced as .... Your vehicle was designed and tested with top-quality Saturn brake parts. When you replace parts of your ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... harm. Wash hands after handling. {CAUTION: Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly... vehicles equipped with the optional power sliding door, a low-voltage battery or replacing a battery may cause the system to become inoperative. See Power Sliding Door (PSD) ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... your vehicle. 1. Check the other vehicle. It must have a 12-volt battery with a negative ... the possibility of the vehicles rolling, set the parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump ... transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. Notice: If...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... cover to access the remote positive (+) terminal. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on the location...the remote positive (+) terminal instead of the positive (+) terminal on your battery. {CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the engine is not running and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    {CAUTION: Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt ...first. If you do not, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid that can... your hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 5. Check that the jumper cables do not have loose...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...cable does not go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part, or to a remote negative...(45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection... 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...: 1. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle that had the dead battery. 2. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle with the good ... Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (−) Terminal B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... All-wheel-drive vehicles have two additional systems that need lubrication. How to Check Lubricant Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) When to Check Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. To get an ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...Assembly-Differential (Rear Drive Module) When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4. If ... hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... see Replacement Bulbs on page 5-51. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your ... Bulbs {CAUTION: Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you ... could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. High-beam Headlamp B. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    To replace one of these bulbs, do the following: 1. Open the hood. See Hood Release on page 5-11 for more information. 5. Disconnect the socket wiring harness connector from the headlamp assembly. 6. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove from the assembly. 7. To replace a headlamp bulb, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ...bulb assembly and turning it clockwise to secure. 6. Reverse the steps to reinstall the headlamp assembly. Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps To change a stoplamp/taillamp, turn signal or back-up lamp bulb, do the following: 1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate on page 2-24 for more ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    4. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the taillamp assembly. 7. Replace the bulb socket by inserting and turning clockwise to secure. 8. Reinstall the taillamp assembly by inserting the outboard locating/retaining pins until the lamp is seated. 9. Secure with the inboard screws. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear and cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 for more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. For proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Saturn Warranty booklet for details. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer's booklet...The resulting accident could cause serious injury. Check all tires frequently to maintain the recommended pressure....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...Limit: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. Passenger (P-Metric) Tire Example (A) Tire Size: The ...particular tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration later in this section ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary use tire or compact ... 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 is ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... in the tire size means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set by the U.S. Tire and Rim Association. (B) Tire ... of optional accessories. Some examples of optional accessories are, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, and air conditioning. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...- Tire Pressure on page 5-59. Curb Weight: This means the weight of a motor vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum ... that tire. Maximum Loaded Vehicle Weight: The sum of curb weight; accessory weight; vehicle capacity weight; and production options weight. Normal Occupant ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...Tire Quality Grading on page 5-64. Vehicle Capacity Weight: The number of designated seating positions ...Load on an individual tire due to curb weight, accessory weight, occupant weight, and cargo... permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment tire...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... 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, ... your tires once a month or more. Do not forget to check the compact spare tire, it should be at 60 psi (420 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You cannot tell if your...inflated even when they are under-inflated. Check the tire's inflation pressure when the tires are ...the metal stem in the center of the tire valve. Re-check the tire pressure with the tire gage. Be sure to ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... Tires One way to tell when it is time for new tires is to check the treadwear indicators, which will appear when your tires ... could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from ...to get all the rust or dirt off. See Changing a Flat Tire on page 5-71. You need ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... tires. GM's exclusive TPC Spec system considers over a dozen critical specifications that impact the overall performance of your vehicle, including brake system performance, ride and handling, traction control, and tire pressure monitoring performance. GM's TPC Spec number is molded onto the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ...crash and suffer serious injury. Only use Saturn specific wheel and tire systems developed ...your vehicle, and have them properly installed by a Saturn certified technician. See Buying New ...may affect the way your vehicle performs, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. Treadwear ...: The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... wear or your vehicle pulling to one side or the other, the alignment may need to be checked. If you notice your vehicle vibrating when driving on a smooth road... wheel you need. Each new wheel should have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offset and be mounted the same way as the one ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ...or wheel nuts, replace them only with new Saturn original equipment parts. This way, you will ...If you have to replace a wheel, use a new Saturn original equipment wheel. {CAUTION: Using the ...The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... a vehicle without the proper amount of clearance can cause damage to the brakes, suspension or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire ... and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...s side. It includes a 20-foot (6 m) hose with an air pressure gage and nozzle adapters. {CAUTION: Inflating something too much can make it explode, and you or others could be injured. Be sure to read the inflator instructions, and inflate any object only to its recommended pressure. 5-68
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...or the light does not come on, the fuse may be blown or installed incorrectly. See Fuses and Circuit Breakers on page 5-97 or see your retailer for service. Your accessory inflator will automatically shut off after about 10 minutes. The light in the switch will blink. After about one minute you can...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... to maintain lane position, and then gently brake to a stop well out of the traffic lane. A ... noisy, but you can still steer. Gently brake to a stop, well off the road if possible. {... The jack provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else, you ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... raised. 4. Do not allow passengers to remain in the vehicle. {CAUTION: Changing a tire can be dangerous. The vehicle can slip off the .... Find a level place to change your tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). CAUTION: (...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    When your vehicle has a flat tire, use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement of wheel blocks. Removing the Spare Tire ... The following information will tell you next how to use the jack and change a tire. The tools you will need are located in the storage compartment at ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    3. Open the jack storage compartment by lifting the tab and pulling the cover off. 5. Separate the plastic pouch from the jack and remove the jacking tools, including the folding wrench and extension, from the pouch. A. B. C. D. E. Jack Strap Bracket Wing Nut Bag and Tools F. Tire Bag and Cable...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    To remove the compact spare tire, do the following: A. B. C. D. Hoist Shaft Hoist Assembly Retainer Compact Spare Tire E. Extension (Chisel End) F. Folding Wrench 1. Attach the folding wrench (F) to the extension (E) and insert the chisel end on an angle through the hole in the rear bumper and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... spare tire from the cable. If the compact spare tire will not lower, check under the vehicle to see if the tire is hanging loose and the cable... system is engaged. See Secondary Latch System on page 5-81. To continue changing the flat tire, see Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire on...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...for each turn. Notice: If your vehicle has wheel locks and you use an impact wrench to remove the wheel nuts, you could damage the lock nut or wheel lock key. Do not use an impact wrench to remove the wheel nuts if your vehicle has wheel locks. Notice: If you use a jack to raise the vehicle without ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ...when it is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: Raising your vehicle with the jack improperly positioned can damage the vehicle and even make the vehicle fall. To help...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ...or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... spare wheel. 8. Install the compact spare tire and put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. {CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. Tighten each nut by ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... a torque wrench to the proper torque specification. See Capacities and Specifications on page 5-103 for ...: Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to brake pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the proper sequence and to the proper torque ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ...or Spare Tire and Tools on page 5-83 for instructions on storing the spare or flat tire correctly. {CAUTION: ... instructions. Failure to read and follow the instructions could damage the hoist assembly and you and ... could get hurt. Read and follow the instructions listed below. Notice: Wheel covers ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    To release the spare tire from the secondary latch, do the following: 4. Lower the jack by turning the folding wrench counterclockwise. Keep lowering the jack until the compact spare tire is resting on the folding wrench. 1. Place the jack under the vehicle, ahead of the rear bumper. Position the...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools Storing the Spare Tire {CAUTION: {CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop or collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Store all these in the proper place. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ...the wheel. 4. When the tire is almost in the stored position, turn the tire so the valve is towards the rear of the vehicle. This will help when you check and maintain tire pressure in the spare. 5. Raise the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle. Continue turning the folding wrench until ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... vehicle has aluminum wheels. 3. Put the flat tire in the tire storage bag and place it in the rear storage area with the valve stem pointing toward the front of the vehicle. A. Cable B. Liftgate Hinges C. Door Striker 4. Pull the cable through the door striker and the center of the wheel. 5-85
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    5. Hook the cable onto the outside portion of the liftgate hinges. Storing the Tools 6. Pull on the cable to make sure it is secure. 7. Make sure the metal tube is centered at the striker. Push the tube towards the front of the vehicle. A. Strap B. Bag and Tools C. Jack 8. Close the liftgate and ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... spare is installed, do not take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught on the rails. That can damage... inflated when the vehicle was new, it can lose air after a time. Check the inflation pressure regularly. It should be 60 psi (420 kPa). After...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... could cause stains to set rapidly. Lighter colored interiors may require more frequent ... home furnishings may also transfer color to your vehicle's interior. When cleaning your vehicle's ... adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning your vehicle's interior, maintain adequate ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... drops per gallon (3.78 L) of water is a good guide. To clean, use the following instructions: 1. Saturate a lint-free, clean white cloth with water or club ... your upholstery while cleaning. • Damage to your vehicle's interior may result from the use of many organic solvents such ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... coatings that are sold to preserve and protect leather may permanently change the appearance and feel of your leather and are not recommended. ... are sold to preserve and protect soft plastic surfaces may permanently change the appearance and feel of your interior and are not recommended. Do not use ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    .... Washing Your Vehicle The paint finish on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. The best way to preserve your vehicle's finish ... and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-91. 5-91
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... get approved cleaning products from your Saturn retailer. See Vehicle Care/Appearance ... gives more depth and gloss to the colored basecoat. Always use waxes and... salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird... solvent. Then rinse the blade with water. Check the wiper blades and clean them...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    Aluminum Wheels Notice: If you use strong soaps, chemicals, abrasive polishes, cleaners, brushes, or cleaners that contain acid on aluminum or chrome-plated wheels, you could damage the surface of the wheel(s). The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only GM-approved cleaners on ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... frame should be loosened before being flushed. Your Saturn retailer or an underbody car washing system ... no defect in the paint job causes this, Saturn will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces ... with touch-up materials available from your Saturn retailer. Larger areas of finish damage ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... Materials Description Polishing Cloth Wax-Treated Tar and Road Oil Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall Tire ...Cleaner Glass Cleaner Chrome and Wire Wheel Cleaner Usage Interior and exterior polishing cloth. Removes tar, road oil and asphalt. Use on chrome or stainless steel. Removes soil...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ...: Do not add anything electrical to your vehicle unless you check with your retailer first. Some electrical equipment can damage your ... anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-78. Engine Identification The eighth character in the VIN is the engine ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...of the identical size and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and do not have a spare fuse, ... is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. The rear washer pump is controlled by a relay located in the engine compartment, behind the windshield washer fluid reservoir. The ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    Instrument Panel Fuse Block The instrument panel fuse block is located at the right end of the instrument panel, on the passenger's side of the vehicle. Open the front passegner's door, and remove the cover, to access the fuse block. Your vehicle may not have all of the fuses listed. 5-98
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ..., Door Locks Electronic Level Control Rear Wiper Radio Amplifier Interior Lamps OnStar® Keyless Entry Module Cluster, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Cruise Switch Steering Wheel ...Canister Ventilation Fuses 20 21 22 23 24 25 Relays 26 27 28 29 30 PLR Circuit Breakers...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    Underhood Fuse Block The underhood fuse block is located in the engine compartment. For more information on location see Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12. Your vehicle may not have all the fuses listed. 5-100
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ...24 25 26 27 28 Usage Anti-lock Brake System Powertrain Control Module Ignition Electronic Ignition ..., RPA, Cruise Control Electronic Throttle Control Engine Sensor, Evaporator Airbag Not Used Emission, ... Auxiliary Power Front Windshield Washer AC/DC Inverter Rear Blower Front Blower Front Windshield ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... 33 34 35 36 37 38 Usage Fuse Puller Fan 1 Starter Solenoid Anti-lock Brake System Motor Blank Fan 2 Front Blower High Battery Main 3 Rear Defogger Battery Main 2 Spare Relays RUN RLY LO BEAM FUEL PUMP HORN AC/CLTCH HI BEAM PWR/TRN WPR2 WPR1 FAN 1 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... - Pan Removal and Replacement Cooling System Front A/C Front and Rear A/C Engine Oil with Filter Fuel Capacity Wheel Nut Torque 11.3 qt 12.8 qt 4.0 qt 25.1 gal... recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling. Engine 3.5L V6 3.9L V6 VIN Code L 1 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ✍ NOTES 5-104
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-8 At Least Once a Month ... ...6-2 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Using the Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Additional Required Services ...6-6 Maintenance Footnotes ...6-7 6-1
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... engine oil at the proper level and change as recommended. Using the Maintenance Schedule We at Saturn ...vary. You may need more frequent checks and replacements. So please read ... your Saturn retailer. This schedule is for vehicles that: Maintenance Requirements Notice: Maintenance intervals, checks,...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... retailer do these jobs. When you go to your Saturn retailer for your service needs, you will know that Saturn-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine Saturn parts. If you want to purchase service information, see Service Publications Ordering ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... year and at this time the system must be reset. Your Saturn retailer has Saturn-trained service technicians who will perform this work using genuine Saturn parts and reset the system. If the engine oil life system is ever reset accidentally, you...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    Scheduled Maintenance Service Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-15. Reset oil life system. ...Tire Wear Inspection" in At Least Once a Month on page 6-9. Inspect brake system. See footnote (a). Check engine coolant and windshield washer fluid levels and add fluid as needed. ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... air cleaner filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-20. Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter (severe service). See footnote (h). Change automatic transaxle fluid and ... occurs first). An Emission Control Service. See footnote (i). Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ..., cracks, chafing, etc. Inspect disc brake pads for wear and rotors for surface condition....all pipes, fittings, and clamps; replace with genuine Saturn parts as needed. To help ensure proper operation,...If you drive regularly under dusty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. 6-7...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ...ed to help ensure the safety, dependability, and emission control performance of your vehicle. Your Saturn retailer can assist you with these checks and services. Be sure any necessary repairs are completed at once. Whenever any...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ...each gear. The vehicle should start only in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). If the vehicle starts in any other position, contact your Saturn retailer for service. At Least Once a Month Tire Inflation Check Visually inspect your vehicle's tires and make sure ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    .... If the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), contact your Saturn retailer for service. • The ignition should turn to LOCK only when the shift ... • The key should come out only in LOCK. Contact your Saturn retailer if service is required. Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle Park (P) Mechanism ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... engine running, shift to PARK (P). Then release the parking brake followed by the regular brake. Contact your Saturn retailer if service is required. Engine Oil Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ...Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (Saturn Part No. 21038869 or GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or...Fluid Power Steering (Saturn Part No. 21007583 or System GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, in Canada 89021186... Lubricant Aerosol (Saturn Part No. 21038869 or GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your Saturn retailer. Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 3.5L V6 Engine 3.9L V6 Engine Engine Oil Filter 3.5L V6 Engine 3.9L V6 Engine Passenger Compartment Air Filter Spark Plugs 3.5L ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... of services performed in the boxes provided. See Maintenance Requirements on page 6-2. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 6-8 can be added on the following record pages. You should retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-15
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-16
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... ...7-11 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...7-12 Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn ...7-12 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 Customer Assistance and Information ...7-2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... STEP TWO: Should you need additional assistance, contact the Saturn Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-553-6000. In Canada, contact the Saturn Customer Communication Centre at 1-800-263-1999. A Saturn Customer Assistance Center team member will handle your...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... write to the Saturn Customer Assistance Center, our address is: Saturn Customer Assistance Center 100 Saturn Parkway Mail Code 371-999-S24 Spring Hill, TN 37174-1500 In Canada, write to: Saturn Customer Communication Centre General Motors of Canada Ltd. 1908...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... to change eligibility limitations and/or discontinue its participation in this program. • Find Saturn retailers for service ... TDD (Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) equipment in its Saturn Customer Assistance Center. Any hearing- ... 1-800-TDD-6000. TTY users in Canada may dial 1-800-263-3830....
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... to determine your vehicle's eligibility, visit your Saturn retailer or call the Saturn Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-553-6000. Text ...(TTY) users, call 1-800-833-6000. In Canada, customers may call the Saturn Customer Communication Centre at 1-800-263-1999. TTY users in Canada may call 1-800-...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... Emergency Tow: Tow to the nearest Saturn retailer for warranty service or in the event of a vehicle-disabling ... Remember we are only a phone call away. Saturn Roadside Assistance: 1-800-553-6000 ;... start will be covered at no charge. • Saturn Retailer Locator Service In many instances, mechanical ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ... deployment and, if so equipped, to provide anti-lock braking and to help the driver control the vehicle in difficult driving ... the vehicle and how it was operated, such as data related to engine speed, brake application, throttle position, vehicle speed, safety belt usage, airbag readiness, airbag ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ... is equipped with OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations ... fit poorly, exhibit premature durability/ corrosion problems, and may not perform properly ... ever need collision repairs. Your Saturn retailer may have a collision repair...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ... involved in an accident. • Try to relax and then check to make sure you are all right....if its position puts you in danger or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. • Give only ... vehicle cannot be driven, know where the towing service will be taking it. Get a card from the tow truck ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ... and registration if you keep these items in your vehicle. • Choose a reputable collision repair facility for your vehicle. Whether you select a Saturn retailer or a private collision repair facility to fix the damage, make sure you are comfortable with them. Remember, you will have to feel ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in addition to notifying Saturn Corporation. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it ...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your retailer or Saturn Corporation. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ...Ontario K1A 0N5 In Canada, please call us at 1-800-263-1999. Or, write to: Saturn Customer Communication Centre General Motors of Canada Limited 1908 Colonel ...Service Manuals A variety of publications are available to you. Saturn service manuals are written for trained technicians, and in ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ...are also at your participating Saturn retailer. You can ask to see them. In Canada, information relating to product service bulletins can be obtained by contacting your Saturn retailer. Some ... sends its retailers useful service bulletins about Saturn products. Saturn monitors product performance in ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ✍ NOTES 7-14
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ...-On Electrical Equipment ...5-96 Air Cleaner/Filter, Engine ...5-20 Air Conditioning ...3-26 Airbag Passenger Status ... XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-120 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-7 Anti-Lock Brake, System Warning Light ...3-41 Appearance Care Aluminum Wheels ...5-93 Care of Safety...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ...System ...3-120 Automatic Door Lock ...2-14 Automatic Transaxle Fluid ...5-21 Operation ...2-36 Brakes ...5-37 Braking ...4-6 Braking in Emergencies ...4-8 Break-In, New Vehicle ...20 Before Leaving on a Long Trip ...4-24 Brake Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-7 Emergencies ...4-8 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ...50 Customer Assistance Information Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users ...7-4 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2 GM Mobility Reimbursement Program ...7-5 Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn ...7-12 3
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... to the United States Government ...7-11 Roadside Assistance Program ...7-5 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 D Daytime Running Lamps/Automatic ... Delayed Lighting ...3-19 Delayed Locking ...2-13 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Dome Lamp ...3-18 Door Automatic Door Lock ...2-14 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...5-20 Battery ...5-40 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-43 Coolant ...5-23 Coolant Heater ...2-35 Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-42 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Exhaust ...2-42 Oil ...5-15 Oil Life System ...5-18 Overheated ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    G Gage Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-42 Fuel ...3-48 Speedometer ...3-35 Tachometer ...3-35 Garage Door Opener ...2-46 ...47 Highway Hypnosis ...4-25 Hill and Mountain Roads ...4-25 Hood Checking Things Under ...5-10 Release ...5-11 Horn ...3-6 How to Use This Manual ...ii How to Wear Safety Belts ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    Instrument Panel (I/P) Brightness ...3-17 Cluster ...3-34 Interior Lamps Control ...3-18 J Jump Starting ...5-40 K Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Keys ...2-3 L Labeling, Tire Sidewall ...Lamps Battery Run-Down Protection ...Cargo ...Dome ...Exterior ......
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ...17 3-48 2-54 M Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services ...6-6 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-8 At Least Once a Month...Maintenance Requirements ...6-2 Maintenance Schedule (cont.) Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-13 Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...6-11...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... Heated Mirrors ...2-44 Power Mirrors ...2-43 Overhead Console ...2-51, 2-52 Overhead Console Switchbank ...3-21 Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode ...5-28 Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 Owners, Canadian ...ii P Park Aid ...3-21 Park...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ......1-4 Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...6-11 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-38 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry System,... Bulbs ...5-51 Reporting Safety Defects Canadian Government ...7-12 Saturn ...7-12 United States Government ...7-11 Restraint System Check Checking the ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... ...5-3 Doing Your Own Work ...5-4 Engine Soon Light ...3-43 Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-78... of Park (P) ...2-41 Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster ...1-35 Signals, Turn and Lane-Change ...3-7 Sliding Door, Power ...2-17 Sliding Doors, Dual ...2-14...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ...83 Specifications, Capacities ...5-103 Speedometer ...3-35 StabiliTrak® System ...4-10 Starting Your Engine ... Storage Bins ...2-56 Luggage Carrier ...2-54 Overhead Console ...2-51, 2-52 Second Row ... Snow ...4-32 Sun Visors ...2-28 Switchbanks Overhead Console ...3-21 T Tachometer ...3-35 Taillamps ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... Operation, Automatic ...2-36 Trip Odometer ...3-35 Turn and Lane-Change Signals ...3-7 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever ...3-7 U Ultrasonic Rear ... Event Data Recorders ...7-7 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-96 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-96 Vehicle Personalization DIC ...3-73 ...
  • 2006 Saturn Relay | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ...Vehicle Damage ...iv Wheels Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-65 Different Size ...5-63 Replacement ...5-65 Where to Put the Restraint ...1-52 Windows ...2-26 Manual Rear Quarter ...2-27 Power ...2-27 Power Rear Quarter ...2-28 Windshield Backglass, and Wiper Blades, Cleaning ...5-92 Windshield, Rear...



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