2003 Pontiac Montana Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

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2003 Pontiac Montana Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

  • Seats and Restraint Systems
    • Front Seats
      • Manual Seats
      • Six-Way Power Seats
      • Heated Seats
      • Reclining Seatbacks
      • Head Restraints
    • Rear Seats
      • Rear Seat Operation
      • Second Row Safety Belt Stowage
      • Flip and Fold Feature
      • Split Bench Seats
      • Bucket Seats
      • Captain Chairs
      • Stowable Seat
    • Safety Belts
      • Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
      • Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
      • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
      • Driver Position
      • Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
      • Right Front Passenger Position
      • Center Passenger Position (Bucket Seat)
      • Center Passenger Position (Bench Seat)
      • Rear Seat Passengers
      • Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
      • Safety Belt Pretensioners
      • Safety Belt Extender
    • Child Restraints
      • Older Children
      • Infants and Young Children
      • Child Restraint Systems
      • Where to Put the Restraint
      • Top Strap
      • Top Strap Anchor Location
      • Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
      • Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (Third Row Bench Seat)
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (Bucket Seat)
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
      • Built-In Child Restraint
    • Air Bag Systems
      • Where Are the Air Bags?
      • When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
      • What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
      • How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
      • What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
      • Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
    • Restraint System Check
      • Checking Your Restraint Systems
      • Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
  • Features and Controls
    • Keys
      • Remote Keyless Entry System
      • Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
    • Doors and Locks
      • Door Locks
      • Power Door Locks
      • Last Door Closed Locking
      • Programmable Automatic Door Locks
      • Lockout Protection
      • Leaving Your Vehicle
      • Dual Sliding Doors
      • Power Sliding Door (PSD)
      • Liftgate
    • Windows
      • Power Windows
      • Power Rear Quarter Windows
      • Sun Visors
    • Theft-Deterrent Systems
      • Content Theft-Deterrent
      • PASS-Key III
      • PASS-Key III Operation
    • Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
      • New Vehicle Break-In
      • Ignition Positions
      • Starting Your Engine
      • Engine Coolant Heater
      • Automatic Transaxle Operation
      • Parking Brake
      • Shifting Into Park (P)
      • Shifting Out of Park (P)
      • Parking Over Things That Burn
      • Engine Exhaust
      • Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
    • Mirrors
      • Manual Rearview Mirror
      • Outside Power Mirrors
      • Outside Convex Mirror
      • Outside Heated Mirrors
    • OnStar System
    • HomeLink Transmitter
      • Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
    • Storage Areas
      • Glove Box
      • Cupholder(s)
      • Compact Overhead Console
      • Overhead Console
      • Front Seat Storage Net
      • Luggage Carrier
      • Rear Storage Area
      • Convenience Net
      • Convenience Center
    • Vehicle Personalization
      • Entering Programming Mode
      • Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting
      • Automatic Door Locks
      • Last Door Locking and Lockout Deterrent
      • Remote Driver Unlock Control
      • Remote Lock and Unlock Confirmation
      • Content Theft-Deterrent System
      • Arming and Disarming the Content Theft-Deterrent System
      • Exiting Programming Mode
  • Instrument Panel
    • Instrument Panel Overview
      • Hazard Warning Flashers
      • Other Warning Devices
      • Horn
      • Tilt Wheel
      • Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
      • Exterior Lamps
      • Interior Lamps
      • Switchbanks
      • Instrument Panel Switchbank
      • Overhead Console Switchbank
      • Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
      • Accessory Power Outlets
    • Climate Controls
      • Climate Control System
      • Outlet Adjustment
      • Rear Climate Control System (Without Entertainment System)
      • Rear Climate Control System (With Entertainment System)
      • Passenger Compartment Air Filter
    • Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
      • Instrument Panel Cluster
      • Speedometer and Odometer
      • Tachometer
      • Safety Belt Reminder Light
      • Air Bag Readiness Light
      • Brake System Warning Light
      • Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
      • Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
      • Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
      • Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • Fuel Gage
    • Message Center
      • Service Traction System Warning Message
      • Traction Active Message
      • Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Message
      • Charging System Indicator Message
      • Low Oil Pressure Message
      • Low Engine Oil Level Message
      • Change Engine Oil Message
      • Power Sliding Door Warning Message
      • Door Ajar Warning Message
      • Rear Hatch Ajar Warning Message
      • PASS-Key III Security Message
      • All-Wheel Drive Disable Warning Message
      • Low Fuel Warning Message
    • Driver Information Center (DIC)
    • Audio System(s)
      • Setting the Time
      • Radio with CD
      • Radio with Cassette and CD
      • Radio with Six-Disc CD
      • Entertainment System
      • Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (Without Entertainment System)
      • Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (With Entertainment System)
      • Theft-Deterrent Feature
      • Audio Steering Wheel Controls
      • DVD Distortion
      • Understanding Radio Reception
      • Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
      • Care of Your CDs and DVDs
      • Care of Your CD and DVD Player
      • Cleaning Your DVD Player
      • Cleaning the Video Screen
      • Fixed Mast Antenna
  • Driving Your Vehicle
    • Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
      • Defensive Driving
      • Drunken Driving
      • Control of a Vehicle
      • Braking
      • Traction Control System (TCS)
      • All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
      • Steering
      • Off-Road Recovery
      • Passing
      • Loss of Control
      • Driving at Night
      • Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
      • City Driving
      • Freeway Driving
      • Before Leaving on a Long Trip
      • Highway Hypnosis
      • Hill and Mountain Roads
      • Winter Driving
      • If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
    • Towing
      • Towing Your Vehicle
      • Recreational Vehicle Towing
      • Loading Your Vehicle
      • Towing a Trailer
  • Service and Appearance Care
    • Service
      • Doing Your Own Service Work
      • Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
    • Fuel
      • Gasoline Octane
      • Gasoline Specifications
      • California Fuel
      • Additives
      • Fuels in Foreign Countries
      • Filling Your Tank
      • Filling a Portable Fuel Container
    • Checking Things Under the Hood
      • Hood Release
      • Engine Compartment Overview
      • Engine Oil
      • Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
      • Automatic Transaxle Fluid
      • Engine Coolant
      • Radiator Pressure Cap
      • Engine Overheating
      • Cooling System
      • Power Steering Fluid
      • Windshield Washer Fluid
      • Brakes
      • Battery
      • Jump Starting
    • All-Wheel Drive
    • Bulb Replacement
      • Halogen Bulbs
      • Headlamps
      • Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
      • Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
      • Replacement Bulbs
    • Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
    • Tires
      • Inflation – Tire Pressure
      • Tire Inspection and Rotation
      • When It Is Time for New Tires
      • Buying New Tires
      • Uniform Tire Quality Grading
      • Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
      • Wheel Replacement
      • Tire Chains
      • Accessory Inflator
      • If a Tire Goes Flat
      • Changing a Flat Tire
      • Compact Spare Tire
    • Appearance Care
      • Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
      • Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
      • Weatherstrips
      • Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
      • Sheet Metal Damage
      • Finish Damage
      • Underbody Maintenance
      • Chemical Paint Spotting
      • GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
    • Vehicle Identification
      • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
      • Service Parts Identification Label
    • Electrical System
      • Add-on Electrical Equipment
      • Headlamp Wiring
      • Windshield Wiper Fuses
      • Power Windows and Other Power Options
      • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
    • Capacities and Specifications
    • Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
  • Maintenance Schedule
    • Maintenance Schedule
      • Introduction
      • Your Vehicle and the Environment
      • Maintenance Requirements
      • How This Section is Organized
      • Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
      • Using Your Maintenance Schedule
      • Scheduled Maintenance
      • Part B: Owner Checks and Services
      • At Each Fuel Fill
      • At Least Once a Month
      • At Least Twice a Year
      • At Least Once a Year
      • Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
      • Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
      • Exhaust System Inspection
      • Fuel System Inspection
      • Engine Cooling System Inspection
      • Throttle System Inspection
      • Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) and Carrier Assembly-Differential (Rear Drive Module) All-Wheel Drive Inspection
      • Brake System Inspection
      • Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
      • Part E: Maintenance Record
  • Customer Assistance Information
    • Customer Assistance Information
      • Customer Satisfaction Procedure
      • Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
      • Customer Assistance Offices
      • GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
      • Roadside Assistance Program
      • Courtesy Transportation
      • Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
      • Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
      • Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
      • Service Publications Ordering Information
  • Index
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