Danger: In order to reduce the
chance of death, personal injury and/or property damage, carefully
observe the instructions that follow:
The service manuals of General Motors are intended for use by
professional, qualified technicians. Attempting repairs or service
without the appropriate training, tools, and equipment could cause
death or injury to you or others. This could also damage the
vehicle, or cause the vehicle to operate improperly.
Proper vehicle service and repair are important to the safety of
the service technician and to the safe, reliable operation of all
motor vehicles. If you need to replace a part, use the same part
number or an equivalent part. Do not use a replacement part of
The service procedures we recommend and describe in this service
manual are effective methods of performing service and repair. Some
of the procedures require the use of tools that are designed for
Accordingly, any person who intends to use a replacement part, a
service procedure, or a tool that is not recommended by General
Motors, must first establish that there is no jeopardy to personal
safety or the safe operation of the vehicle.
This manual contains various "Dangers", "Warnings" and "Cautions"
that you must observe carefully in order to reduce the risk of
personal injury during service or repair. Improper service or
repair may damage the vehicle or render the vehicle unsafe. These
"Dangers", "Warnings" and "Cautions" are not exhaustive. General
Motors can not possibly warn of all the potentially hazardous
consequences of your failure to follow these instructions.
This manual covers service procedures to vehicles that are
equipped with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint. Refer to the
"Warnings" in Dangers, Warnings and Cautions in Supplemental
Inflatable Restraint. Refer to Supplemental Inflatable Restraint
component and wiring location views in Supplemental Inflatable
Restraint before performing a service on or around Supplemental
Inflatable Restraint components or wiring. Failure to follow these
"Dangers", "Warnings" and "Cautions" could cause air bag
deployment, personal injury, or otherwise unnecessary Supplemental
Inflatable Restraint repairs.
In order to help avoid accidental air bag deployment and personal
injury, whenever you service a vehicle that requires repair of the
Supplemental Inflatable Restraint and another vehicle system, we
recommend that you first repair the Supplemental Inflatable
Restraint, then go on to the other system.