Get To Know Guide,sierra 2007

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Trailer-Tow Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . .20
DRIVER INFORMATION
XM® Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . .13
Folding the Rear Seat . . . . . . . . .20
Instrument Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Rear Seat Audio and DVD Rear
Seat Entertainment Systems . . .14
Cargo Management System . . . .20
Instrument Panel Cluster . . . . . . .4
Audio Steering Wheel Controls .14 PERFORMANCE & MAINTENANCE
Vehicle Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Voltmeter Operation . . . . . . . . . . . .5 CONVENIENCE
6-Speed Automatic
Driver Information Center . . . . . .5
Transmission Controls . . . . . . . .21
Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . .15
StabiliTrak® – Stability Control
Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
SAFETY & SECURITY
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Rainsense™ II Windshield
Remote Keyless Entry . . . . . . . . . .7
Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . .21
Wipers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Content Theft-Deterrent System . .7
Integrated Trailer Brake Control
Heated Windshield Washer
OnStar® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
COMFORT
Tighten Gas Cap Message . . . . .22
Automatic Headlamp System
Power Seat Controls . . . . . . . . . . .8
and Interior Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . .17
FlexFuel (E85) – Yellow Gas Cap 22
Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Resetting the Engine Oil Life
Memory Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Power Sliding Rear Window . . . .18
Adjustable Pedals . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist .18 OWNER INFORMATION
Automatic Climate Controls . . . . .9
Universal Home Remote . . . . . . .19
Sierra Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . .23
ENTERTAINMENT
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Roadside Assistance . . . . . . . . . .24
Audio System Features . . . . . . . .10
®
Mirror with OnStar , Compass
My GMLink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Multiple-Disc CD Player . . . . . . . .13
and Temperature Display . . . . . .19
Touch Screen Navigation
Power Foldaway Mirrors . . . . . . .19
Entertainment System . . . . . . . . .13
Congratulations on your purchase of a GMC Sierra. Please read this information about your vehicle’s features and
your Owner Manual to ensure an outstanding ownership experience. Note that your vehicle may not include all the
features described in this booklet. Keep this booklet with your Owner Manual for easy reference.
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DRIVER INFORMATION
Instrument Panel (Pure Pickup model)
A
I
J
B
C
K
L
D
M
A. Air Outlets
B. Driver Information Center
Controls
C. Turn Signal/Multifunction
Lever
D. Instrument Panel Cluster
E. Shift Lever
F. Tow/Haul Selector Button
(if equipped)
G. Audio System/Navigation
Entertainment System
(if equipped)
H. Upper Storage
Compartment
E
N O
F
P
A
Q
R
G
S
I. Exterior Lamps Control
J. Dome Lamp Override
Button/Fog Lamp
Button/Instrument
Panel Brightness Knob
K. Cruise Control Buttons
L. Tilt Steering Wheel
Lever
M. Horn
N. Audio Steering Wheel
Controls (if equipped)
O. Transfer Case Control
(if equipped)
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
T
A
P
H
U
A
V
P. Accessory Power
Outlets
Q. Adjustable Pedals
Switch (if equipped)
R. Ultrasonic Rear
Parking Assist Button
(if equipped)
S. StabiliTrak Button
(if equipped)
T. Heated Windshield
Washer Fluid Button
(if equipped)
U. Climate Controls
V. Glove Box
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Instrument Panel (Premium model)
A
H
C
B
I
J
K
L
D
M
A. Air Outlets
B. Turn Signal/Multifunction
Lever
C. Instrument Panel Cluster
D. Shift Lever
E. Tow/Haul Selector Button
(if equipped)
F. Driver Information Center
Controls
G. Audio System/Navigation
Entertainment System
(if equipped)
H. Exterior Lamps Control
N
E
O
P
A
F
Q
R
I. Dome Lamp Override
Button/Fog Lamp
Button/Instrument
Panel Brightness Knob
J. Transfer Case Control
(if equipped)
K. Cruise Control Buttons
L. Tilt Steering Wheel
Lever
M. Horn
N. Audio Steering Wheel
Controls
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
S
G
O
T
A
U
O. Accessory Power
Outlets
P. Adjustable Pedals
Switch (if equipped)
Q. Ultrasonic Rear
Parking Assist Button
(if equipped)
R. StabiliTrak Button
(if equipped)
S. Heated Windshield
Washer Fluid Button
(if equipped)
T. Climate Controls
U. Glove Box
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Instrument Panel Cluster
A
B
C
Your vehicle’s instrument panel is
equipped with this cluster or one very
similar to it. The instrument cluster
includes these key features:
A. Oil Pressure Gauge (if equipped)
B. Fuel Gauge*
C. Driver Information Center/Odometer
D. Tachometer
E. Speedometer
F. Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
G. Voltmeter (if equipped)
*Diesel Engine only: If ULTRA LOW
SULFUR DIESEL FUEL ONLY appears
on the fuel gauge, your vehicle is
Diesel engine cluster shown.
D
E
F
G
equipped with a Diesel Particulate
Filter Emissions System. Maintenance
messages may appear in your Driver
Information Center regarding this
system. See your Diesel Engine Owner
Manual for more information.
Note: The instrument cluster is designed
to let you know about many important
aspects of your vehicle’s operation. It is
important to read your Owner Manual
and become familiar with the information
being relayed to you by the lights,
gauges and indicators, as well as what
action can be taken to ensure safety
and to prevent damage.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
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Vehicle Symbols
Following are examples of symbols you
may find on your vehicle. It is important
to become familiar with them, as they
alert you to various vehicle operating
conditions.
Voltmeter Operation
Air Bag Readiness Light
Air Conditioning (A/C)
Antilock Brake System Warning
Light
Brake System Warning Light
(Parking Brake Set)
Cruise Control Set Light
Four-Wheel Drive Light
(Manual Transmission only)
Headlamps
Heated Mirrors
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
(Check Engine Light)
The voltmeter shows the condition of the
vehicle’s charging system. The system
is designed to regulate voltage output to
help improve fuel economy and extend
battery life. Normal system operation
readings may fluctuate (as indicated by
the blue area in the illustration above)
based on vehicle operation, including
the number of electrical accessories
being operated and engine speed.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Driver Information Center
Off
On/Off
On
Rear Window Defogger
Safety Belt Reminder Light
Security Light
StabiliTrak Warning Light
Tire Pressure Warning Light
Tow/Haul Mode Light
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist
Your vehicle’s Driver Information Center
(DIC) provides vehicle information, vehicle feature customization (if equipped),
and vehicle warning messages. The DIC
messages will be shown on the instrument panel cluster display.
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DIC Controls (if equipped)
The following DIC
controls are located on the left or
right side (depending on model) of
the instrument
panel cluster:
(Trip/Fuel):
Press this button
to display the following trip and fuel
information:
• Odometer
• Trip Odometer
• Fuel Range
• Average Economy
• Fuel Used
• Timer
• Transmission Temperature
• Instantaneous Economy (if equipped)
• Active Fuel Management™
(if equipped)
(Vehicle Information): Press this
button to display the following vehicle
information:
• Oil Life
• Display Units (English/Metric)
• Tire Pressure (if equipped)
• Trailer Gain and Output (if equipped)
• Engine Hours
• Tire Pressure System Programming
(if equipped)
• Remote Keyless Entry Programming
(Customization): Press this button
to scroll through the following customization features:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Display Language
Auto Door Lock
Auto Door Unlock
Remote Door Lock
Remote Door Unlock
Delay Door Lock
Exit Lighting
Approach Lighting
Chime Volume
Park Tilt Mirrors (if equipped)
Easy Exit Seat (if equipped)
Memory Seat Recall (if equipped)
Remote Start (if equipped)
Factory Settings
Exit Feature Settings
(Set/Reset): Press this button to set
or reset DIC information while it is displayed or to acknowledge a warning
message.
Customization Settings
To customize features:
1. With the vehicle in Park, turn on the
ignition.
2. Press the
(Customization) button
to display available customization
features.
3. With the desired customization
feature displayed, press the
(Set/Reset) button to access the
feature settings.
4. Press the
button to scroll through
the available settings.
5. With the desired setting displayed,
press the
button to select it.
6. Press the
button to scroll to the
next feature.
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7. To exit the Feature Settings menu,
press the
button until EXIT
FEATURE SETTINGS is displayed
and then press the
button; or
press the
button or the
button.
Warnings and Messages
The DIC provides a variety of vehicle
warning messages (depending on
optional equipment) if a problem is
sensed in a vehicle system. To acknowledge a message and clear it from the
display, press the
(Set/Reset) button.
Some urgent messages cannot be
cleared from the DIC display.
If you have a current OnStar subscription, and a warning message appears,
you can press the OnStar button and
speak to an OnStar Advisor. In many
vehicles, OnStar Advisors can access
certain diagnostic information and can
tell you how serious the problem is and
what you should do about it.
Note: Your vehicle’s warnings and messages provide critical information that
can prevent damage to your vehicle.
Review your Owner Manual to become
familiar with the information displayed
and the action required.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Remote Keyless Entry
(if equipped)
The Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter includes
the following
functions:
(Remote Vehicle Start) (if
equipped): This feature can be used to
start the engine from outside the vehicle.
(See Remote Vehicle Start.)
(Lock): Press this button to lock all
the doors. RKE feedback (light flash
and/or horn chirp) can be programmed
using the DIC.
(Unlock): Press this button to unlock
the driver’s door. Press it again within
five seconds to unlock all remaining
doors. RKE feedback (light flash) can
be programmed using the DIC.
(Vehicle Locator/Panic Alarm):
Press this button to locate your vehicle.
The turn signal lamps will flash and the
horn will sound three times.
Press and hold the button to activate the
panic alarm. The turn signal lamps will
flash and the horn will sound for 30 seconds. Press the button again or turn the
ignition to Run to cancel the alarm.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
Content Theft-Deterrent System
(if equipped with RKE)
To arm the content theft-deterrent
alarm system, lock the doors using the
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. The security light on the instrument
panel cluster will flash for approximately
30 seconds to indicate the alarm is activated. To disarm the system, unlock the
doors using the RKE transmitter.
The alarm system will not be armed or
disarmed if the doors are locked or
unlocked with a key or the manual
door lock.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
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OnStar ® (if equipped)
Your vehicle may feature the OnStar
Safe & Sound Plan or the uplevel
OnStar Directions & Connections Plan,
with one year of OnStar service from the
date you purchased your new vehicle.
OnStar offers a variety of capabilities,
such as Remote Door Unlock, Automatic
Airbag Notification, and Hands-Free
Calling. In addition, most vehicles can
get driving directions using a system
called Turn-by-Turn Navigation. OnStar
Advisors can send a planned route to
your vehicle and, as you approach a
turn, instructions play over your vehicle
speakers. Press the OnStar button to
ask an OnStar Advisor about the service
plan you have or to upgrade your plan.
For more information, refer to your
OnStar Owner’s Guide, call 1-8884ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827), or visit
onstar.com.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual
COMFORT
Power Seat Controls
(if equipped)
A
C
B
The following power seat controls are
located on the outboard side of the
driver and front passenger seats:
Power Seat: Use the horizontal control
(A) to move the seat forward/rearward
and up/down as well as to raise/lower
the front or rear of the seat cushion.
Power Recline (if equipped): Use the
vertical control (B) to recline/raise the
seatback.
Power Lumbar (if equipped): Use the
round control (C) to increase/decrease
lumbar support and to raise/lower the
position of the support.
See Section 1 of your Owner Manual.
Heated Seats (if equipped)
The following
heated seat
controls are
located on the
front doors:
(Heated
Seatback):
Press the top
button to turn
on the heated seatback.
(Heated Seat/Seatback): Press the
bottom button to turn on the heated seat
and seatback.
Continue to press the desired button to
cycle through the temperature settings
of High (three indicator lights), Medium
(two indicator lights), Low (one indicator
light) and Off (all indicator lights are off).
Heated seat operation is canceled each
time the ignition is turned off.
See Section 1 of your Owner Manual.
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Memory Settings (if equipped)
The memory buttons are located on the
driver’s door next to the heated seat
controls. Settings can be programmed
for the driver’s seat, the outside mirrors
and the adjustable pedals (if equipped)
for two drivers.
To save memory settings:
1. Adjust the driver’s seat, outside
mirrors and pedals to a comfortable
position.
2. Press and hold button 1 or 2 until two
beeps sound.
3. Repeat these steps for a second
driver using the other memory button.
To recall the settings, press memory
button 1 or 2 with the vehicle in Park. If
the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter is
used to enter the vehicle and the memory seat recall feature is on (see Driver
Information Center), the settings will be
recalled automatically.
Easy Exit Seat
The easy exit seat button is located
between the two memory buttons. Press
the exit button, with the vehicle in Park,
to move the driver’s seat to the exit
position.
If the easy exit seat feature is on (see
Driver Information Center), automatic
seat movement will occur when the key
is removed from the ignition.
See Section 1 of your Owner Manual.
Adjustable Pedals (if equipped)
The accelerator and brake pedals can
be adjusted to a comfortable and safe
operating position by using the
adjustable pedals switch located on the
instrument
panel below
the climate
controls.
Press the top
arrow on the
switch to move
the pedals
away from you
and the bottom arrow on the switch to
move the pedals toward you.
The pedals cannot be adjusted when the
vehicle is in Reverse or when cruise
control is activated.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
Automatic Climate Controls
(if equipped)
The automatic climate control system
maintains the desired individual temperature for the driver and front seat passenger. The system adjusts the airflow
mode, fan speed, air conditioning and
recirculation functions to reach the set
temperature(s) as quickly as possible.
Automatic Operation
To set the automatic mode:
1. Press the AUTO button.
2. Set the driver’s and front passenger’s
temperature using the + or – temperature buttons.
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Manual Operation
To operate the system manually, use the
following controls:
(On/Off): Press this button to turn
the system on or off.
+ – (Temperature Control): Press the
driver and passenger + or – temperature
buttons to raise or lower the temperature
setting(s).
(Fan): Press the up or down arrow to
increase or decrease fan speed.
(Airflow Mode): Press the up or
down arrow to change the direction
of the airflow as well as to select the
defog mode.
PASS (Passenger Temperature
Control): Press this button to turn off
the passenger temperature setting.
(Air Conditioning): Press this button to turn the air conditioning system
on or off.
(Recirculation): Press this button
to circulate inside air through the vehicle. This mode keeps outside air from
entering the vehicle.
(Outside Air): Press this button to
allow outside air to enter the vehicle.
(Defrost): Press this button to
direct most of the air to the windshield
and some air to the side window outlets.
(Rear Window Defogger): Press
this button to activate the rear window
defogger and the heated outside
rearview mirrors (if equipped). The
defogger and heated mirrors will shut off
automatically or can be turned off by
pressing the button again.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
ENTERTAINMENT
Audio System Features
(Non-Navigation Radios only)
While most of the features on your radio
will look familiar, following are some that
may be new:
(Power/Volume): Press this knob to
turn the system on or off. Turn the knob
to adjust the volume.
(Information): Press this button to
switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time. If equipped,
press this button to display additional
text information related to the current
FM-RDS or XM station, or MP3 song.
(Tune): Turn this knob to select radio
stations or, when a CD is playing, to
select a track or MP3 file.
Press the knob to adjust the tone
(bass/treble) or speakers (balance/fade).
BAND: Press this button to switch to
AM; FM; or XM (if equipped). With a CD
playing, press this button to switch to
the radio.
CD/AUX (if equipped): Press this button
to play a CD instead of the radio. Press
again and the system will automatically
search for an auxiliary input device such
as a portable audio player.
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FAV (Favorite) (if equipped): Press this
button to go through up to six pages of
any combination (AM; FM; or XM, if
equipped) of preset favorite radio stations. On each page, up to six stations
are available by using the six pushbuttons below the radio display.
EQ (Equalization) (if equipped): Press
this button to select preset equalization
settings.
CAT (Category) (if equipped): Press this
button to find XM stations (if equipped)
within a desired category.
Auxiliary Input Jack (if equipped):
A portable audio player, such as an MP3
player or a cassette player, can be connected to the auxiliary input jack located
on the radio. Press the CD/AUX button
to begin playing audio from the player
over the vehicle speakers. To optimize
speaker volume, fully increase the
volume on the portable audio player.
Setting Preset/Favorite Stations
Before setting your preset or favorite
stations, shift the vehicle into Park
(automatic transmission) or into Neutral
and set the parking brake (manual
transmission).
Note: Choosing to engage in extended
searching for specific audio stations or
songs by using buttons and knobs —
or giving extended attention to entertainment tasks — can lead you to look
away from the road frequently or longer
than usual. Looking away from the road
for prolonged periods may cause you to
miss seeing things on the road that you
need to see. Be sure to keep your eyes
on the road and mind on the drive —
and avoid engaging in extended searching for specific items while driving.
Setting Preset Stations (Base Radio)
To set up to 18 preset stations:
1. Turn on the radio.
2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2
or AM.
3. Tune in the desired radio station.
4. Press and hold one of the six pushbuttons until a beep sounds.
5. Repeat steps 2–4 for each
pushbutton.
Setting Favorite Stations (Uplevel
Radio, if equipped)
You can set up to six pages of any combination (AM; FM; or XM, if equipped) of
favorite radio stations, with up to six stations stored on each page.
To set the number of favorite station
pages:
1. Press the MENU button to display the
radio setup menu.
2. Press the pushbutton located below
the FAV 1–6 label on the radio
display.
3. Select the desired number of favorite
station pages.
4. Press the FAV button. You may now
begin storing your favorite stations for
the chosen number of pages.
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To store favorite stations:
1. Press the BAND button to select the
band (AM; FM; or XM, if equipped).
2. Tune in the desired radio station.
3. Press the FAV button to display the
page where the station is to be
stored.
4. Press and hold one of the six pushbuttons until a beep sounds.
5. Repeat the steps for each pushbutton
on each page.
Setting the Time
To set the time (without Date Display):
1. Turn on the radio.
2. Press the
(Clock) button until the
hour numbers begin flashing on the
radio display. Press the button again
to adjust the minute numbers.
3. With either the hour or minute numbers flashing, use the
(Tune) knob
to select the time.
4. Press the Clock button again to set
the currently displayed time.
To set the time (with Date Display,
if equipped):
1. Turn on the radio.
2. Press the
(Clock) button. Or, if
equipped, press the MENU button
until the clock option is displayed;
and then press the pushbutton
located under the clock option label.
The HR, MIN, MM, DD, YYYY labels
will appear on the display.
3. Press the pushbutton under any of
the labels to be changed.
4. Press the pushbutton again, the right
SEEK arrow or the FWD button to
increase the numbers. Press the left
SEEK arrow or the REV button to
decrease the numbers. Rotating the
(Tune) knob also will increase or
decrease the selected label.
5. Press the Clock or MENU button
again to set the currently displayed
time and date.
MP3 Capability (if equipped)
Your audio system has MP3 playing
capability. A CD-R or CD-RW disc containing MP3 audio tracks will play automatically when inserted into the CD
player. An MP3 label will be displayed.
Radio Data System (if equipped)
When you tune to a Radio Data System
(RDS) station, the station name and call
letters will appear on the display instead
of the frequency. RDS stations may also
provide the time of day, a program type
for current programming and the name
of the program being broadcast.
RDS features are available for use only
on FM stations that broadcast RDS
information. RDS relies on receiving
specific information from these stations
and will work only when the information
is available.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
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Multiple-Disc CD Player
(if equipped)
With the in-dash 6-disc CD player, you
cannot directly load a CD as in singleplay systems.
To load a CD(s):
• Press and release the LOAD
button. To load multiple CDs, press
and hold the LOAD
button for
two seconds. Follow the display
prompts to load each CD.
To play a CD:
• Press the pushbutton below the
arrow label on the display to select
the desired CD number.
To eject a CD(s):
• Press the
EJECT button once to
eject the CD that is currently playing.
To eject all CDs, press and hold the
EJECT button for two seconds.
If a CD is not removed after several seconds, it will be pulled back into the player automatically.
Note: CDs with any affixed labels may
jam in the CD player. Label a CD using a
permanent marker. If more than one CD
is inserted into the slot at one time, or if
scratched or damaged CDs are played,
the CD player could be damaged. When
using the CD player, use only CDs in
good condition without labels; load one
CD at a time; and keep the CD player
and the loading slot free of foreign
materials, liquids or debris.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Touch Screen Navigation
Entertainment System
(if equipped)
Your vehicle’s Navigation Entertainment
System provides you with detailed
maps of all major highways and roads
throughout the continental United States
and Canada. The system provides turnby-turn driving instructions for each
destination you enter. In addition, the
system can help you locate a variety of
points of interest, such as banks, airports and restaurants.
Refer to your Navigation Entertainment
System Owner Manual for operating
instructions.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
XM ® Satellite Radio (if equipped)
XM Satellite Radio offers more than 170
channels of digital-quality sound that
goes wherever you go — coast to coast.
XM displays song title, artist and entertainment genre.
Activation fee and service subscription
are extra. Service is available in the
continental United States and Canada.
For more information, visit XM online
at www.XMradio.com or call
1-800-852-XMXM (9696).
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
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Rear Seat Audio and DVD Rear
Seat Entertainment Systems
(if equipped)
Rear Seat Audio
The Rear Seat Audio (RSA) system
allows front seat and rear seat passengers to listen to different entertainment
sources at the same time using the rear
seat controls and wired headphones
(not supplied).
To select an entertainment source
(radio; CD; or DVD, if equipped), press
the SRCE (Source) button.
DVD Rear Seat Entertainment
The Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE)
system includes a CD/DVD player as
part of the front radio, a flip-down video
screen, audio/video jacks, two wireless
headphones, and a remote control.
To play a DVD:
1. Turn the ignition to the Accessory or
Run position.
2. Push the release button on the DVD
display console and pull down the
video screen.
3. Insert a DVD into the DVD slot in the
radio. It will turn on the video screen
and begin playing automatically. It
may be necessary to press the Play
pushbutton on the radio or the remote
control to start playing the movie if
the DVD stops at a menu screen.
Note: Aim the remote control at the video
screen, not the DVD player, for proper
operation.
4. To listen to the DVD through the
vehicle speakers, press the DVD/CD
AUX button. Adjust volume using the
radio volume control.
To listen to the DVD through the
headphones, select channel 1 and
push the power button on the headphones. Adjust volume using the
headphone volume control.
5. To control DVD playback, use the
remote control or the front radio
pushbuttons.
Parental Control
To enable the Parental Control feature to
gain the attention of rear passengers
using headphones, press and hold the
radio power button for two seconds.
To turn off Parental Control, press
and hold the radio button again for two
seconds.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
(if equipped)
The following audio controls are located
on the steering wheel:
+ – (Volume): Pull up the + or – button
to increase or decrease the volume.
(Next/Previous): Press the up or
down arrow to go to the next or previous
radio station stored as a favorite or,
when a CD is playing, to the next or
previous track.
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(Source):
Press this
button to switch
between AM,
FM, XM (if
equipped),
CD and AUX.
(Seek):
Press this button to go to the
next radio station.
(Mute/Voice Recognition): Press
this button to mute the vehicle speakers.
Press and hold the button for one second to initiate navigation system voice
recognition or interact with the OnStar
system.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
CONVENIENCE
Remote Vehicle Start
(if equipped)
This feature allows you to start the
engine from outside the vehicle by using
the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. The remote start capability must
be turned on using the Driver
Information Center.
The automatic climate control system
(if equipped) will default to a heating
or cooling mode based on outside temperature, or the manual climate control
system will turn on at the same setting
as when the vehicle was last turned off.
Heated/cooled seats (if equipped)
will also turn on based on outside
temperature.
Starting the Vehicle
To remote start the vehicle:
1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle. (Remote Vehicle Start transmitter
range is within approximately 200 feet
of the vehicle.)
2. Press and release the (Lock)
button on the transmitter.
3. Immediately press and hold the
(Remote Vehicle Start) button for
about four seconds. When the parking lights flash, release the button.
The engine will start and the parking
lamps will remain on. The engine will
continue running for 10 minutes.
4. Repeat these steps for a 10-minute
time extension. Only two consecutive
remote starts are allowed.
When you enter the vehicle after a
remote start, the key must be inserted in
the ignition and turned to the Run position before driving.
Note: The Remote Vehicle Start feature
will not operate if the key is in the ignition, the hood is open, or the Check
Engine light is illuminated on the instrument panel cluster.
Canceling a Remote Start
If you wish to turn off the engine instead
of driving after a remote start, perform
one of the following functions:
• Press and hold the
button until the
parking lamps turn off.
• Press and release the Hazard
Warning Flashers button inside the
vehicle. Press the button again to
turn off the flashers.
• Turn the key in the ignition switch to
the Run position and then off.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
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Cruise Control (if equipped)
The following
cruise control
buttons are
located on the
steering wheel:
(On/Off):
Press this button
to turn the cruise
control system on
or off.
– SET (Set):
Press this button
to set a speed, or
to decrease the speed if the system is
active. When the cruise control speed is
set, the cruise control light will illuminate
on the instrument panel cluster.
+ RES (Resume): Press this button to
resume a set speed, or to increase the
speed if the system is active.
(Cancel): Press this button to cancel the cruise control but retain the set
speed in memory.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Rainsense ™ II Windshield Wipers
(if equipped)
The Rainsense II windshield wipers use
a moisture sensor to automatically operate the wipers when needed, depending
on driving conditions and the sensitivity
setting. If the system is left on for long
periods, an occasional wipe may occur
without any moisture on the windshield
to indicate the system is activated.
The headlamps also will be turned on
automatically when the Rainsense
wipers are active if the exterior lamp
control knob is in the AUTO position.
Windshield Wiper Controls
The controls for the windshield wipers
are located on the multifunction stalk
on the left side of the steering column.
The wipers band can be rotated to the
following positions:
(Mist): Rotate the band down to this
position to turn the wipers on for one
wipe.
(Off): Rotate the band to this position to turn off the wipers.
(Delay): Rotate the band up to one
of the delay settings to activate the
Rainsense function and adjust the sensitivity levels. The wipers activate more
often as the band is rotated upward.
(Low): Rotate the band up to this
position for steady, low-speed wipes.
(High): Rotate the band up to
this position for high-speed wipes.
(Washer): Push the paddle on top
of the multifunction lever to spray washer fluid on the windshield.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
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Heated Windshield Washer
Fluid (if equipped)
Press the
(Heated Washer Fluid)
button, located below the climate controls on the instrument panel, to spray
heated washer fluid on the windshield.
This will help to clear ice, tree sap or
bugs from the windshield. A light on the
switch will flash while the washer fluid is
heated, which may take up to 40 seconds. The wipers will automatically turn
on for four heated wash cycles or until
the button is pressed again.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Automatic Headlamp System
and Interior Lamps
Your vehicle is equipped with an
Automatic Headlamp System, which
turns on the Daytime Running Lamps
(DRL) during the day and the headlamps and other exterior lamps at night
or when necessary.
The system uses a light sensor, located
on top of the instrument panel, to determine light conditions. For proper system
operation, avoid placing any objects on
or near the sensor.
The exterior and interior lamp controls
are located on the instrument panel to
the left of the steering wheel.
Exterior Lamp Controls
(On/Off): Turn the knob to this position to turn off the Automatic Headlamp
System and DRL. Turn the knob to this
position again to turn them on.
AUTO (Automatic): This position turns
on the Automatic Headlamp System
and DRL.
(Parking Lamps): This position
turns on the parking lamps and
taillamps.
(Headlamps): This position turns
on the headlamps and other exterior
lamps.
(Fog Lamps) (if equipped): Press
this button to turn the fog lamps on
or off.
Interior Lamp Controls
(Instrument Panel Brightness):
Turn this pop-out knob to adjust the
brightness of the instrument panel lights.
(Dome Lamp Override): Press in
this button to turn the dome lamps
off when a door is open. Press the button again to have the dome lamps turn
on automatically when a door is open.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
Sunroof (if equipped)
Extended Cab
The power sunroof
switch, located on the
overhead console,
includes these features:
Vent: From the closed
position, press and hold
the rear of the switch to
vent the sunroof.
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Open: From the vent position, press and
hold the rear of the switch to open the
sunroof.
Close: Press and hold the front of the
switch to close the sunroof.
Crew Cab
The power
sunroof switches, located on
the overhead
console,
include these features:
Vent: From the closed position, press
the rear of the passenger-side switch to
vent the sunroof.
To close the sunroof, press and hold the
front of the passenger-side switch.
Manual-Open/Manual-Close: To partially open the sunroof, press and hold the
rear of the driver-side switch until the
sunroof reaches the desired position.
Press and hold the front of the driverside switch to close it.
Express-Open/Express-Close: To
express-open the sunroof, fully press
and release the rear of the driver-side
switch. Fully press and release the front
of the driver-side switch to expressclose the sunroof. Press the switch
again to stop it.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
Power Sliding Rear Window
(if equipped)
The power sliding rear window switch is
located on the overhead console. Press
and hold the rear of the switch to open
the rear window.
Press and hold the
front of the switch
to close the rear
window.
See Section 1 of your
Owner Manual.
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist
(if equipped)
This feature uses ultrasonic sensors
on the rear bumpers to help you avoid
colliding with objects when parking the
vehicle. It operates only at speeds less
than 5 mph.
The rear parking assist display is
located near the rear window on the
passenger side. The lights on the
display provide
distance information. Low-toned
beeps play out of
the speakers (for
objects near the
rear bumper).
To turn off the
system, press the
(Rear Parking
Assist) disable button, located below the
climate controls on the instrument panel.
The indicator light will illuminate when
the system is off.
Note: The Ultrasonic Rear Parking
Assist (URPA) system will not activate
if you have a trailer hitch and trailer
attached to your vehicle, or a bicycle or
other object was hanging out of your
vehicle, when you last turned off the
vehicle. Removing the attached or
hanging objects and driving the vehicle
forward above 15 mph will restore the
URPA system to normal operation.
See Section 3 of your Owner Manual.
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Universal Home Remote
(if equipped)
The Universal Home Remote is a combined universal transmitter and receiver
that can activate up to three devices,
such as garage door openers, entry
door locks, gates and security systems.
It’s recommended that you read the
instructions in your Owner Manual completely before attempting to program any
of the three channels on the Universal
Home Remote. The engine should be
turned off when programming the
remote.
Note: Do not use the Universal Home
Remote with any garage door opener
that does not have the “stop and
reverse” feature or any opener manufactured before April 1, 1982.
Compass and Temperature Display
Operation
To turn the compass and temperature
display on or off, briefly press the On/Off
button.
To adjust for compass variance when
traveling on a long-distance trip or to
calibrate the compass, refer to your
Owner Manual.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
Power Foldaway Mirrors
(if equipped)
D
A
B
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Mirror with OnStar ®, Compass
and Temperature Display
(if equipped)
Automatic Dimming
The automatic dimming feature is turned
on each time the vehicle is started. To
turn the feature off or back on, press
and hold the (On/Off) button for
approximately six seconds.
C
The following power foldaway mirror
controls are located on the driver’s door:
(Mirror Selector): Press the left side
(A) of this switch to select the driver’s
side mirror or the right side (B) of this
switch to select the passenger’s side
mirror.
(Mirror Adjustment): Press the
four-way control pad to adjust the selected mirror.
(Foldaway Mirrors) (if equipped):
Press the right side (C) of this switch to
fold the mirrors, and press the left side
(D) of this switch to unfold the mirrors.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
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Trailer-Tow Mirrors (if equipped)
The trailer-tow mirrors can be extended
manually to provide better visibility when
towing a trailer. The lower portion of the
mirror has a convex (spotter) mirror that
also can be adjusted manually to provide a better viewing angle.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual
Folding the Rear Seat
(if equipped)
Full-Bench Seat
To fold up the full-bench seat, push
down on the front of the seat cushion
while pulling down on the release strap
located under the seat cushion. Pull up
the seat cushion until it latches with the
seatback.
To fold down the full bench seat, push
on the seat cushion and pull the release
strap. Pull down the seat cushion until it
latches in place.
60/40 Split-Bench Seat
To fold either side of the split-bench
seat, pull up the seat cushion.
To unfold the seat, pull down the seat
cushion.
See Section 1 of your Owner Manual.
Cargo Management System
(if equipped)
The cargo management system is composed of three rails located on the front
and sides of the truck bed. It includes
four adjustable cargo tie-downs that can
be placed on the upper and lower slides
of the rail.
To adjust a tie-down, pull out the locator
pin and move the tie-down to another
location. Make sure the locator pin lines
up with a locator hole on the rail. Once
the pin is inside the hole, the tie-down
will not move side-to-side.
The rails are notched at each end to
allow the tie-downs to be removed and
placed on another rail. To remove, pull
out the locator pin and slide the tie-down
to the end of the rail and pull back.
To remove or install cargo tie-downs at
the front of the bed, slide the corner cap
toward the center of the bed to expose
the rail notches. To remove the corner
cap, pull either edge away from the rail.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
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PERFORMANCE & MAINTENANCE
6-Speed Automatic Transmission
Controls (if equipped)
The 6-speed automatic transmission has
a Range Selection Mode feature that
enables the driver to select the range
of gears desired for the current driving
conditions, such as when driving on
downhill grades.
To use this feature, move the shift lever
to the Manual (M) position and select a
lower or higher driving gear using the
+ / – button on the shift lever. The
display on the
instrument panel
cluster will show
the current gear
selection.
The transmission will be limited to the gear selected and lower gears.
Gears higher than the gear selected will
not be available.
If current vehicle speed is too high or
too low for the requested gear, the shift
will not occur.
See Section 2 of your Owner Manual.
StabiliTrak ® – Stability Control
System (if equipped)
StabiliTrak is an
advanced computer-controlled
vehicle stability
and traction
enhancement
system that
assists with
directional control of the vehicle in
difficult driving conditions. It turns on
automatically every time you start your
vehicle.
To limit wheelspin and help maintain
directional control, you should always
leave the system on. However, if your
vehicle becomes stuck and rocking the
vehicle is required, the system should
be turned off.
To turn off the traction control part of
the system, press the
(StabiliTrak)
button located below the climate controls on the instrument panel.
To turn off the traction control and stability enhancement systems, press and
hold the button for five seconds.
When the system is turned off, the
StabiliTrak light will illuminate.
See Section 4 of your Owner Manual.
Tire Pressure Monitor
The Tire Pressure Monitor alerts you
when a significant reduction in pressure
occurs in one or more of your vehicle’s
tires by illuminating the
(Low Tire
Pressure) warning light on the instrument panel cluster. The low tire pressure
warning light will remain on until you
correct the tire pressure. A CHECK TIRE
PRESSURE message will also appear
on the DIC.
Correcting the Tire Pressure
When the low tire pressure warning light
illuminates, you must fill the tire to the
proper tire inflation pressure (just as you
must refuel the vehicle when the low
fuel warning light illuminates). The Tire
and Loading Information label shows the
correct inflation pressure for the tires
when they’re cold. “Cold” means your
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vehicle has been sitting for at least three
hours or driven no more than one mile.
You can temporarily clear the DIC
message by acknowledging it with
your DIC controls. However, at the next
vehicle start-up, the DIC message will
reappear if the tire pressure has not
been corrected.
During cooler conditions, the low tire
pressure warning light may appear when
the vehicle is first started and then turn
off as you start to drive the vehicle. This
could be an early indicator that your tire
pressures are getting low and need to
be inflated to the proper pressure.
Note: The Tire Pressure Monitor can
alert you about low tire pressure, but it
doesn’t replace normal monthly tire
maintenance.
See Section 5 of your Owner Manual.
Integrated Trailer Brake Control
System (if equipped)
The control
panel for the
Integrated
Trailer Brake
Control (ITBC)
system is
located on the
instrument
panel to the
left of the steering wheel.
The control panel allows you to adjust
the amount of output available to the
electric trailer brakes and to manually
apply the trailer brakes. ITBC system
information is displayed on the Driver
Information Center.
Note: If the brakes are manually
applied, the brake lights do not turn on.
See Section 4 of your Owner Manual
Tighten Gas Cap Message
If the Tighten Gas Cap message is
displayed on the Driver Information
Center (DIC), check that your fuel cap
is properly installed. If the cap is not
securely fastened, turn it clockwise until
a clicking sound is heard, indicating that
it is properly installed. The DIC message
will turn off after a few driving trips with
the cap properly installed.
See Sections 3 and 5 of your Owner Manual.
FlexFuel (E85) – Yellow Gas Cap
(if equipped)
If your vehicle has a yellow gas cap, it
was engineered as a FlexFuel vehicle
capable of running on gasoline or E85
fuel. E85 is a blend of 85% ethanol and
15% gasoline. E85 is a high-octane,
renewable fuel made primarily from corn
(see livegreengoyellow.com).
Your FlexFuel vehicle automatically
detects the current fuel mixture in the
fuel tank and adjusts engine settings
accordingly. You can fill up with gasoline
or E85, regardless of which fuel is
already in the tank.
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E85 is not yet available at all gas stations. E85 holds less energy per gallon
than gasoline, so drivers will experience
lower miles per gallon and cruising
range when running on E85.
Note: If your vehicle does not have the
yellow gas cap, do not use E85.
See Section 5 of your Owner Manual.
OWNER INFORMATION
Sierra Accessories
A variety of GM accessories, such as
running boards, ashtray and lighter
package, roof rack rails, and bed extenders, have been designed exclusively
for your Sierra to enhance its style and
functionality.
Resetting the Engine Oil Life
System
The Oil Life System calculates engine oil
life based on vehicle use and displays
CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON on the
Driver Information Center (DIC) when it’s
necessary to change your engine oil and
filter. The Oil Life System should be
reset to 100% only following an oil
change.
To reset the Oil Life System:
1. Turn on the ignition.
2. Press the
(Vehicle Information)
button until the DIC displays OIL LIFE
REMAINING.
3. Press and hold the
(Set/Reset)
button until 100% is displayed.
4. Turn off the ignition.
Accessories also are available for use
with the cargo management system,
including an overhead rack, sliding
metal tool box, sliding metal bed divider,
and sliding metal side storage boxes.
See Section 5 of your Owner Manual.
Visit www.gmc.com, or see your GMC
dealer for information about the availability and installation of select Sierra
accessories.
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Roadside Assistance
1-800-GMC-8782
(1-800-462-8782)
TTY Users: 1-888-889-2438
As the proud owner of a new GMC vehicle,
you are automatically enrolled in the GMC
Roadside Assistance program. This valueadded service is intended to provide you
with peace of mind as you drive in the city
or travel the open road.
GMC’s Roadside Assistance toll-free
number is staffed by a team of technically
trained advisors, who are available 24
hours a day, 365 days a year. The advisors
can provide minor repair information or
make arrangements to tow your vehicle to
the nearest GMC dealer.
GMC will provide the following services
for 5 years/100,000 miles at no expense
to you:
• Fuel delivery
• Lockout service (identification required)
• Tow to nearest dealership for warranty
service
• Flat tire assistance
• Jump starts
In many instances, mechanical failures are
covered under GMC’s comprehensive
warranty. However, when other services
are utilized, our advisors will explain any
payment obligations you might incur.
For prompt and efficient assistance when
calling, please provide the following information to the advisor:
• Location of the vehicle
• Telephone number and your location
• Vehicle model, year and color
• Vehicle mileage
• Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
• Vehicle license plate number
GMC reserves the right to limit services
or reimbursement to an owner or driver
when, in GMC’s judgment, the claims
become excessive in frequency or type
of occurrence.
Roadside Assistance and OnStar®
(if equipped)
If you have a current OnStar subscription,
press the OnStar button and the vehicle
will send your current GPS location to an
OnStar Advisor who will speak to you,
assess your problem, contact Roadside
Assistance and relay your exact location
so you will get the help you need.
My GMLink
The GMC Owner Center at My GMLink is
a complimentary service for GMC owners,
a one-stop resource to enhance your GMC
ownership experience. Exclusive member
benefits include online service reminders,
vehicle maintenance tips, online owner
manual, special privileges and more. Sign
up today at www.mygmlink.com.
Certain restrictions, precautions and safety procedures apply to your vehicle. Please read your Owner
Manual for complete instructions. All information contained herein is based on information available at the
time of printing and is subject to change without notice. Copyright 2007 by GM Corp. All rights reserved.
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