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This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. We reserve the right to make changes in the product after that time without further notice. Page 8 About Driving Your Vehicle with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result i n loss of control or an accident.
Page 9 will also find a circle with a slash through this book. Page 10 Vehicle Symbols These are some of the symbols you may find on your vehicle.
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Page 13 Seats and Seat Controls This section tells you about the seats -- how to adjust them, and fold them up and down. Page 14 hanual Lumbar Support If you have this feature, there will be a knob on the outside of the driver and passenger bucket seats.
Press and hold the front of the control until you nave me desired lumbar support. To decrease lumbar support, press the rear of the control. Reclining Front Seatbacks Release the lever to lock the seatback where Pull up on the lever and the seat will Sitting in reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Page 17 Head Restraints Head restraints are fixed on some models and adjustable on others.
Slide an adjustable head restraint up or down of the restraint is closest so that the top your ears. This position reduces the chance of injury in crash. Page 18 Easy Entry Seat 2-Door Models The right front seat of your vehicle makes it easy to get in and out of the rear seat. Tilt the right front seatback completely forward and the whole seat w i l l slide forward.
Move the seatback to its original position after someone sets into the rear seat area. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts.
Page 20 Your vehicle has comes on buckle up. In most states and Canadian provinces, the law says to wear safety belts. Page 21 to speed. Then stop the vehicle. Page 22 The person keeps going until stopped something. I n a real vehicle. Page 23 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. Page 24 If I'm a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? Being a good driver doesn't protect you from things beyond your control, such as bad drivers.
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Page 25 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you.
Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Page 26 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.
If you slid under it, the belt would apply force at your abdomen. The 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.
The belt is buckled in the wrong place. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen.
The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. Page 29 Q. The shoulder belt is worn under the ann. It should be worn over the shoulder at a l l times.
In a crash, your shoulder belt under body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. The belt is twisted across the body. You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt.
If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. Page 31 To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out o f the way. If you slam the door on you can damage both the belt and your vehicle.
Page 32 in rollover, rear, side or low-speed frontal crashes.
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Page 34 When should an air bag inflate? An air bag is designed to inflate in a moderate frontal or near-frontal crash. The air bag will inflate only if the impact speed is above the system's designed "threshold level. Page 35 What will you see after an bag inflates?
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After an air bag inflates, it quickly deflates, so quickly that some people may not even realize the air bag inflated. Some components of the air bag module in the steering wheel hub will be hot for a short time. The parts of the bag that come into contact with you may be warm, but not too hot to touch.
There are parts of the air bag system in several places around your vehicle.
You don't want the system to inflate while someone is working GM dealer and the GM Service Manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. Like all occupants, they are more likely to be seriously injured if they don't wear safety belts. Page 38 Lap Belt If your vehicle has a front bench seat, someone can sit in the center position.
When you sit in the center front seating position, you have a lap safety belt, which has no retractor. To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and the belt. Accident statistics show that unbelted people in the rear seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Page 40 2. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. 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. Page 41 The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. This feature will provide added safety belt comfort for children who have outgrown child restraints and for small adults.
When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide pulls the belt away from the neck and head. Page 43 1. Pull the elastic cord out from between the edge of the seatback and the interior body to remove the guide from its storage clip.
Slide the guide under and past the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide.
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Page 44 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. Page 46 4. Position and release the same way lap-shouldel- belt. I f the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" the end of this section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned would be able unbuckle the safety belt quickly i f you ever had to.
Page 47 Never hold a baby in your arms vehicle. Page 48 Child Restraints Be sure the child restraint is designed to be used in a vehicle.
You may Then follow the instructions find these instructions on the restraint itself or i n a booklet, or both. Page 49 Top Strap If your child restraint has a top strap, it should be anchored.
Anchor brackets for the rear outside seat positions are located on the floor in the cargo area. Anchor the top strap to the rearmost bracket on the same side of the vehicle as the child restraint. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one.