1998 Pontiac Grand Am Owners Manuals, User Guides, Instructional Help Documents & Operating Information - 1998-pontiac-grand-owners-manual-8068b4f.pdf
The 1998 Pontiac GrandAm Owner’s Manual 1-1
Seats and Restraint Systems This section tellsyou how to use your seats and safety belts properly. also It explains the “SRS”system.
Features and Controls This section explains how to start and operate your vehicle.
Comfort Controlsand AudioSystems This section tells you how to adjust the ventilation and comfort controls and how to operate your audio system.
Your Driving and the Road Here you’ll find helpful information and tips about the road and how to drive under different conditions.
Problems on the Road This section tells what to do if you have a problem while driving, such flatas tirea or overheated engine, etc.
Service and Appearance Care Here the manual tellsyou how to keep your vehicle running properly and looking good.
Maintenance Schedule This section tellsyou when to perform vehicle maintenance and what fluids and lubricants to use.
Customer Assistance Information This section tells you how to contact Pontiac for assistance and how to get service and owner publications. It also givesyou information on “Reporting Safety Defects” on page 8-10.
Index Here’s an alphabetical listing of almost every subject in this manual. You can useit to quickly find something you wantto read.
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How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner’s manual from beginning to end when they first receive theirnew vehicle. If you do this, it will help you learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. Inthis manual, you’ll find that pictures and words work together to explain things quickly.
Index A good place to look for what you needis the Index in back of the manual. It’s an alphabetical list of what’s in the manual, andthe page number where you’ll find it.
Safety Warnings and Symbols You will finda number of safety cautions inthis book. We use a boxand the word CAUTIONto tell you about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning.
1 A CAUTION:
These mean thereis something that could hurt you people. or other
In the caution area,we tell you what the hazard is. Then we tell you what to do tohelp avoid or reduce the hazard. Please read these cautions. If you don’t, you or others could be hurt. You will also finda circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety
symbol means “Don’t,” “Don’t do this” or “Don’t let this happen.”
Vehicle Damage Warnings Also, in this book you will find these notices:
NOTICE: These mean there is something that could damage your vehicle.
In the notice area,we tell you about something that can damage your vehicle.Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty,and it could be costly. But the notice will tell you what do to to help avoid the damage. When you read other m u a l s , you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in different words. You’ll also see warning la