Manuale d'uso Pontiac 1999 Automobile

Manuale utente per il dispositivo Pontiac 1999 Automobile

Manuale d'uso Pontiac 1999 Automobile

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yellowblueThe 1999 Pontiac Sunfire Owner’s Manual1-1Seats and Restraint SystemsThis section tells you how to use your seats and safety belts properly. It also explains the “SRS” system.2-1Features and ControlsThis section explains how to start and operate your vehicle.3-1Comfort Controls and Audio SystemsThis section tells you how to adjust the ventilation and comfort controls and how to operate your audio system.4-1Your Driving and the RoadHere you’ll find helpful information and tips a

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yellowblueWe support voluntarytechnician certification.GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem,PONTIAC, the PONTIAC Emblem and the nameSUNFIRE are registered trademarks of GeneralMotors Corporation.This manual includes the latest information at the time itwas printed. We reserve the right to make changes in theproduct after that time without further notice. Forvehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name“General Motors of Canada Limited” for PontiacDivision whenever it appears in this manual

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yellowblueHow to Use this ManualMany people read their owner’s manual from beginningto end when they first receive their new vehicle. If youdo this, it will help you learn about the features andcontrols for your vehicle. In this manual, you’ll findthat pictures and words work together to explainthings quickly.IndexA good place to look for what you need is the Index inback of the manual. It’s an alphabetical list of what’s inthe manual, and the page number where you’ll find it.Safety Wa

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yellowblueVehicle Damage WarningsAlso, in this book you will find these notices:NOTICE:These mean there is something that coulddamage your vehicle.In the notice area, we tell you about something that candamage your vehicle. Many times, this damage wouldnot be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly.But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoidthe damage.When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTIONand NOTICE warnings in different colors or indifferent words.You’ll also se

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yellowblueVehicle SymbolsThese are some of the symbols you may find on your vehicle.For example,these symbolsare used on anoriginal battery:CAUTIONPOSSIBLEINJURYPROTECTEYES BYSHIELDINGCAUSTICBATTERYACID COULDCAUSEBURNSAVOIDSPARKS ORFLAMESSPARK ORFLAMECOULDEXPLODEBATTERYThese symbolsare importantfor you andyour passengerswhenever yourvehicle isdriven:DOOR LOCKUNLOCKThese symbolshave to do withyour lamps:MASTERLIGHTINGSWITCHWINDSHIELDWIPERTURNSIGNALSWINDSHIELDWASHERPARKINGLAMPSFASTENSEATBELTSPOWER

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yellowblueSection 1 Seats and Restraint SystemsHere you’ll find information about the seats in your vehicle and how to use your safety belts properly. You can alsolearn about some things you should not do with air bags and safety belts.1-21-81-121-131-131-211-221-221-28Seats and Seat ControlsSafety Belts: They’re for EveryoneHere Are Questions Many People Ask AboutSafety Belts -- and the AnswersHow to Wear Safety Belts ProperlyDriver PositionSafety Belt Use During PregnancyRight Front Passen

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yellowblueSeats and Seat ControlsThis section tells you about the seats -- how to adjustthem -- and also about reclining seatbacks andhead restraints.Manual Front SeatsCAUTION:You can lose control of the vehicle if you try toadjust a manual driver’s seat while the vehicle ismoving. The sudden movement could startle andconfuse you, or make you push a pedal when youdon’t want to. Adjust the driver’s seat only whenthe vehicle is not moving.Lift the lever under the driver’s seat to unlock it

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yellowblueIf your vehicle is not equipped with easy entry seats,your passenger seat adjuster looks like this. Slide thelever under the passenger’s seat to the right to unlock it.Slide the seat to where you want it. Then release thelever and try to move the seat with your body, to makesure the seat is locked into place.If your vehicle is equipped with easy entry seats, this isyour front passenger seat adjuster. Pull up on the lever atthe front of the seat to unlock it. Slide the seat to acomfor

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yellowblueReclining Front SeatbacksTo adjust the seatback, lift the lever on the outer side ofthe seat and move the seatback to where you want it.Release the lever and push rearward on the seatback tomake sure it is locked. Pull up on the lever and the seatwill go to an upright position.1-4But don’t have a seatback reclined if your vehicleis moving.

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yellowblueHead RestraintsCAUTION:Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle isin motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckleup, your safety belts can’t do their job whenyou’re reclined like this.The shoulder belt can’t do its job because itwon’t be against your body. Instead, it will be infront of you. In a crash you could go into it,receiving neck or other injuries.The lap belt can’t do its job either. In a crash thebelt could go up over your abdomen. The beltforces would be the

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yellowblueWhen you return the seatback to its original position,make sure the seatback is locked. The latch must bedown for the seat to work properly.Easy Entry Seat (If Equipped)CAUTION:CAUTION:If the seatback isn’t locked, it could moveforward in a sudden stop or crash. That couldcause injury to the person sitting there. Alwayspress rearward on the seatback to be sure itis locked.If an easy entry right front seat isn’t locked, itcan move. In a sudden stop or crash, the personsitting there

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yellowblueRear SeatsFolding the Rear SeatTo close the seat, push the seatback up to itsoriginal position.To open the fold-down rear seat, pull forward on theseat tab.Check to ensure the seatback is in its original positionand securely latched by pulling forward on the topof the seatback. Move any obstructions in thetrunk compartment.1-7

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yellowblueSafety Belts: They’re for EveryoneThis part of the manual tells you how to use safety beltsproperly. It also tells you some things you should not dowith safety belts.And it explains the Supplemental Restraint System(SRS), or air bag system.CAUTION:Don’t let anyone ride where he or she can’t weara safety belt properly. If you are in a crash andyou’re not wearing a safety belt, your injuriescan be much worse. You can hit things inside thevehicle or be ejected from it. You can be

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yellowblueIn most states and Canadian provinces, the law says towear safety belts. Here’s why: They work.You never know if you’ll be in a crash. If you do have acrash, you don’t know if it will be a bad one.A few crashes are mild, and some crashes can be soserious that even buckled up a person wouldn’t survive.But most crashes are in between. In many of them,people who buckle up can survive and sometimes walkaway. Without belts they could have been badly hurtor killed.After more than 30

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yellowbluePut someone on it.1-10Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The riderdoesn’t stop.

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yellowblueThe person keeps going until stopped by something.or the instrument panel ...In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ...1-11

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yellowblueHere Are Questions Many People AskAbout Safety Belts -- and the AnswersQ: Won’t I be trapped in the vehicle after anaccident if I’m wearing a safety belt?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’s whysafety belts make such good sense.1-12A:You could be -- whether you’re wearing a safetybelt or not. But you can unbuckle a safety belt,even if you

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yellowblueQ:If I’m a good driver, and I never drive far fromhome, why should I wear safety belts?A:You may be an excellent driver, but if you’re in anaccident -- even one that isn’t your fault -- you andyour passengers can be hurt. Being a good driverdoesn’t protect you from things beyond yourcontrol, such as bad drivers.Most accidents occur within 25 miles (40 km)of home. And the greatest number of seriousinjuries and deaths occur at speeds of less than40 mph (65 km/h).Safety belts are

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yellowblue3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you.Don’t let it get twisted.The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt acrossyou very quickly. If this happens, let the belt go backslightly to unlock it. Then pull the belt across youmore slowly.4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks.1-14If the belt stops before it reaches the buckle, tilt thelatch plate and keep pulling until you can bucklethe belt.Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure.If the