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Wiper Blade Replacement      Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear or cracking. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11?3 for more information on wiper blade inspection. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different...
When to Add Engine Oil      If the oil is below the cross-hatched area at the tip of the dipstick, add 1 L (1 qt) of the recommended oil and then recheck the level. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section for an explanation of what kind...
When the System Does Not Seem To Work Properly      The RVC system might not work properly or display a clear image if: • The RVC is turned off. See “Turning the RVC System On or Off” earlier in this section. • It is dark. • The sun or the beam of headlamps is shining...
When It Is Time for New Tires      Factors, such as maintenance, temperatures, driving speeds, vehicle loading, and road conditions affect the wear rate of the tires. Treadwear indicators are one way to tell when it is time for new tires. Treadwear...
Weight-Distributing Hitch Adjustment      A. Body to Ground Distance B. Front of Vehicle When using a weight-distributing hitch, the spring bars should be adjusted so the distance (A) is the same after coupling the trailer to the tow vehicle and adjusting...
Voltmeter Gauge      This gauge indicates the battery voltage when the ignition is turned on. When the ignition is on, this gauge indicates the battery voltage. When the engine is running, this gauge shows the condition of the charging...
Feature Settings Menu Items      The following customization features allow you to program settings to the vehicle: DISPLAY IN ENGLISH This feature will only display if a language other than English has been set. This feature allows you to change the...
Vehicle Information Menu Items (with DIC Buttons)      (Vehicle Information): Press this button to scroll through the following menu items:
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)      Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) This legal identifier is in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the left side of the vehicle. It can be seen through the windshield from outside. The VIN also appears on...
Hands-Free Calling      1. Push . System responds: “OnStar ready.” 2. Say “Dial.” System responds: “Please say the name or number to call.” 3. Say the entire number without pausing, including a “1” and the area code. System responds: “OK...
Using Voice Commands During a Planned Route      Cancel Route 1. Push . System responds: “OnStar ready,” then a tone. Say “Cancel route.” System responds: “Would you like to cancel route directions to your destination?” 2. Say “Yes.” System responds: “OK, route...
Verify Minutes and Expiration      Push and say “minutes” then “verify” to check how many minutes remain and their expiration date.
Place a Call Using a Stored Number      1. Push . System responds: “OnStar ready.” 2. Say “Call <name tag>.” System responds: “OK, calling <name tag>.”
End a Call      Push . System responds: “Call ended.”
Retrieve My Number      1. Push . System responds: “OnStar ready.” 2. Say “My Number.” System responds: “Your OnStar Hands-Free Calling number is.”
Store a Name Tag for Speed Dialing      1. Push . System responds: “OnStar ready.” 2. Say “Store.” System responds: “Please say the number you would like to store.” 3. Say the entire number without pausing. System responds: “Please say the name tag.” 4....
XM™ Satellite Radio Service      XM is a satellite radio service based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. XM Satellite Radio has a wide variety of programming and commercial-free music, coast to coast, and in digital-quality sound....
Playing a CD      If the ignition or radio is turned off with a CD in the player, it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. The CD is...
Radio Data System (RDS)      For radios with the Radio Data System (RDS) feature, it only works with FM stations that broadcast RDS information. This system relies upon receiving specific information from these stations and only works when the information...
Using the Radio      (Power/Volume): Press to turn the system on and off. Turn clockwise or counterclockwise to increase or decrease the volume. (Information) (AM-FM Radio and AM-FM Radio with CD): Press to switch the display between the...
Playing a DVD      DVD/CD AUX (Auxiliary): Press to cycle through DVD, CD, or Auxiliary when listening to the radio. The DVD/CD text tab and a message showing the track or chapter number will display when a disc is in either slot. Press the...
Using the Auxiliary Input Jack      Radios with an auxiliary input jack located on the lower right side of the faceplate can connect to an external audio device such as an iPod®, MP3 player, or CD player, for use as another source for audio listening. This...
Using Softkeys to Play a DVD-V (Video)      Once a DVD-V is inserted, the radio display menu shows several tab options for playback. Press the softkey located under any tab option during DVD-V playback. (Play/Pause): Press either the Play or Pause tab displayed on...
Using Softkeys to Play a DVD-A (Audio)      Once a DVD-A is inserted, the radio display menu shows several tab options for playback. Press the softkey located under any tab option during DVD-A playback. (Play/Pause): Press either the play or pause icon displayed on...