Securethe childin the child restraint as the 1-37 Page: 45 3. Accident statisticsshow that wbelted people in the rear seat arehurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Air bags are in many vehicles. Beforeyou secure a forward-facing child restraint, always move the front passenger seat as far back as it will go. To avoid this, everyone in the vehicle should get out as soon as it is safe to do so. Push and pull the child restraintin different directions to be sure it is secure.
Avoid wires wrapped with yellow tape or yellow connectors. Standard Catalog of Pontiac, 1926-2002 2nd ed. Slow sales of the Grand Am led to its discontinuation after the 1980 model year. When an air bag inflates, there is dust in the air. The child restraint instructiom will show you how.
The Grand Am was redesigned for 1992. Also included were an instrument panel from the featuring a Rally gauge cluster with fuel, oil, water and volt gauges a tachometer or fuel economy gauge was optional, and on cars so equipped, the clock was moved to a space on the lower instrument panel under the radio , three-spoke padded steering wheel with brushed-stainless spokes, and Genuine Crossfire African Mahogany trim on the dash facing, radio and clock surrounds, as well as the center console between the front seats. On some models, the head restraints tilt forward and rearward also. You can be injured if you are close to an airbag when it inflates. You can move the adjuster upjust by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. The belt should go back out of the way.
The belt forceswouldlbe there, notat your. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. What willyou see afteran ais bag inflates? You get more time to stop. Thepart of the bag that comes into contact with you may be warm, butit will never be too hot to touch. In many crashes severe enough to inflate an air bag, windshields are broken by vehicle deformation.
The four-door sedan was dropped, leaving only the two-door coupe, which received only minor appearance changes. Theyare probably partof the airbag system. This was also the last year that the Buick sourced 3. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. In a crash, this applies force to the s h n g pelvic bones.
This could cause seriousor even fatal injuries. It became Pontiac's best selling car and was later replaced by the , so named as it was intended to be the 6th generation of the Grand Am. Grand Ams also were among the first U. Other standard equipment included concealed windshield wipers, a 1. The elastic cord mustbe under the belt. If you think it is a starter issue, you can remove the starter, lay it on the ground, use jumper cables properly from charged battery to starter motor, at the least, it should kick out the drive gear and spin. Popular Mechanics did the quarter-mile with the Turbo engine and five-speed manual in 15.
Pull up onthe lever and the seat will go to an upright position. In any particular crash, no one can say whetheran air bag shouldhave inflated simply because of the damage to a vehicle or because 6f what the repair costs were. Slidean adjustable head restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the topof your ears. Your Pontiac dealer and the Grand Am Service Manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail.
You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. The belt forces would be there, notat the pelvic bones. Folding theRear Seat Option ,~~? In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian provincesays children upto some age must be restrained whilein a vehicle. The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.
Pull the elastic cord out from between the edgeof the seatback and the interior body to remove the guide from its storage clip. The Quad 4 was replaced by a new 'Twin Cam' 2. Push the seatback completely up againstthe back plate to ensurethat thelatch will, hook. Reclining Front Seatbacks To adjust the seatback, lift the lever onthe outer side of the seat and move the seatback where you want it. The Grand Am could be had with a standard 2-bbl 400 cu in 6. If your vehicle strikes something that will move or deform, such as a parked car, the threshold level will be higher.