GMC YUKON 2001 User Manual
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Every 2001 Yukon/Yukon XL

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 Yukon/Yukon XL

Owner's Manual

Litho in U.S.A.

© Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000

Part Number X2116 A First Edition

All Rights Reserved


Table of Contents

Section 1

Section 2


Seats and Restraint Systems

Seats and Seat Controls

Air Bag Systems

Safety Belts

Restraint Systems for Children


Features and Controls


Exterior and Interior Lamps

Keys and Door Locks


Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)

Storage Compartments


Convenience Net/Cargo Cover/Luggage Carrier (If Equipped)

Automatic Transmission

Accessory Power Outlets

Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)

OnStar® System (If Equipped)

Parking Brake

Sunroof (If Equipped)

Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)

HomeLink® Transmitter (If Equipped)

Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever

Instrument Panel, Warning Lights and Gages

Windshield Wipers

Message Center

Cruise Control



Table of Contents (cont'd)

Section 3

Section 4

Section 5

Comfort Controls and Audio Systems

Heating and Air Conditioning

Radio/Cassette Player/CD Player

Setting the Radio Clock

Radio Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped)

Your Driving and the Road

Your Driving, the Road and Your Vehicle

Driving Tips for Various Road Conditions

Defensive Driving

Off-Road Driving

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


Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement


Checking Fluids and Lubricants

Tires and Wheels


GM Oil Life System™

Appearance Care


Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Electrical System/Fuses and Circuit Breakers


Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped)

Capacities and Specifications



Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts


Bulb 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 YUKON 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:

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1577 Meyerside Dr.

Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1B9