Your vehicle is an important investment and caring for it properly may help to avoid future costly repairs. To maintain vehicle performance, additional maintenance services may be required.
It is recommended that your dealer perform these services - their trained dealer technicians know your vehicle best. Your dealer can also perform a thorough assessment with a multi-point inspection to recommend when your vehicle may need attention.
The following list is intended to explain the services and conditions to look for that may indicate services are required.
The battery supplies power to start the engine and operate any additional electrical accessories.
Brakes stop the vehicle and are crucial to safe driving.
Proper fluid levels and approved fluids protect the vehicle’s systems and components. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 11-12 for GM approved fluids.
Hoses transport fluids and should be regularly inspected to ensure that there are no cracks or leaks.
With a multi-point inspection, your dealer can inspect the hoses and advise if replacement is needed.
Properly working headlamps, taillamps, and brake lamps are important to see and be seen on the road.
The brake lamps need to be checked periodically to ensure that they light when braking.
Shocks and Struts
Shocks and struts help aid in control for a smoother ride.
Tires need to be properly inflated, rotated, and balanced. Maintaining the tires can save money and fuel, and can reduce the risk of tire failure.
Your dealer sells and services name brand tires.
To help keep the vehicle looking like new, vehicle care products are available from your dealer. For information on how to clean and protect the vehicle’s interior and exterior, see Interior Care on page 10-75 and Exterior Care on page 10-70.
Wheel alignment is critical for ensuring that the tires deliver optimal wear and performance.
ensure proper wheel alignment.
For safety, appearance, and the best viewing, keep the windshield clean and clear.
Wiper blades need to be cleaned and kept in good condition to provide a clear view.
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Safety Belt Extender
If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your dealer will order you an extender. When you go in to order it, take the heaviest coat you will wear, so the extender will be long enough for you. To help avoid personal inju ...
Airbag Readiness Light
This light shows if there is an electrical problem with the airbag system. The system check includes the airbag sensor(s), passenger sensing system, the pretensioners (if equipped), the airbag modules, the wiring, and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For more information on the airbag ...