GMC SAFARI 2001 User Manual
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2001 Safari under warranty is backed with the

following services:



Trip Routing


(For vehicles purchased in Canada,

call 1-800-268-6800)

that provides in an emergency:

Free lockout assistance

Free dead-batteryassistance

Free out-of-fuelassistance

Free flat-tirechange


2001 GMC Safari

Owner's Manual

Litho in U.S.A.

© Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000

Part Number X2110 A First Edition

All Rights Reserved


Table of Contents

Section 1

Section 2


Seats and Restraint Systems

Seats and Seat Controls

Air Bag System

Safety Belts

Restraint Systems for Children


Features and Controls


Windshield Wipers

Keys and Door Locks

Cruise Control (Option)

Keyless Entry System (Option)

Exterior and Interior Lamps



Automatic Transmission

Storage Compartments

All-Wheel Drive (Option)

Convenience Net/Luggage Carrier (If Equipped)

Parking Brake

Accessory Power Outlets

Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)

HomeLink® Transmitter (Option)

Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever

Instrument Panel, Warning Lights and Gages


Table of Contents (cont'd)

Section 3

Section 4

Section 5

Comfort Controls and Audio Systems

Heating and Air Conditioning

Radio/CD Player

Setting the Radio Clock

Radio Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped)

Your Driving and the Road

Your Driving, the Road and Your Vehicle


Defensive Driving

Driving Tips for Various Road Conditions

Drunken Driving

Recreational Vehicle Towing

Control of a Vehicle

Loading Your Vehicle


Towing a Trailer


Problems on the Road

Hazard Warning Flashers

Engine Overheating

Jump Starting

Changing a Flat Tire

Towing Your Vehicle

If You're Stuck




Table of Contents (cont'd)



Service and Appearance Care

Section 6


Tires and Wheels


Checking Fluids and Lubricants

Appearance Care


Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Electrical System/Fuses and Circuit Breakers



Capacities and Specifications


Bulb Replacement

Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts

Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement



Maintenance Schedule

Section 7

Scheduled Maintenance

Recommended Fluids and Lubricants


Owner Checks and Services

Maintenance Records


Periodic Maintenance Inspections



Table of Contents (cont'd)

Section 8

Section 9

Customer Assistance Information

Customer Satisfaction Procedures

Warranty Information (See Warranty Manual)

Customer Assistance Offices

Reporting Safety Defects on page 8-10

Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation

Service Publications


In the Index you will find an alphabetical listing of almost every subject in this manual. You can use it to quickly find something you want to read.

Please refer to the last page of this manual for your Service Station Guide


GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, GMC, the GMC Emblem and the name SAFARI are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation.

This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. We reserve the right to make changes after that time without further notice. For vehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name ªGeneral Motors of Canada Limitedº for GMC whenever it appears in this manual.

Please keep this manual in your vehicle, so it will be there if you ever need it when you're on the road.

If you sell the vehicle, please leave this manual in it so the new owner can use it.

We support voluntary technician certification.

For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a

French Language Manual:

Aux propriétaires canadiens: Vous pouvez vous procurer un exemplaire de ce guide en français chez votre concessionaire ou au:

Helm, Incorporated

P.O. Box 07130

Detroit, MI 48207