2005 GMC Savana Owners Manual PDF | Page 351

Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facing
downhill. Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set the
parking brake.
? To check the parking brake?s holding ability: With
the engine running and transmission in
NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from
the regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is
held by the parking brake only.
? To check the PARK (P) mechanism?s holding ability:
With the engine running, shift to PARK (P).
Then release the parking brake followed by the
regular brake.
Contact your GM Goodwrench dealer if service
is required.
Underbody Flushing Service
At least every spring, use plain water to ?ush any
corrosive materials from the underbody. Take care to
clean thoroughly any areas where mud and other debris
can collect.
Recommended Fluids and
Lubricants
Fluids and lubricants identi?ed below by name,
part number or speci?cation may be obtained from
your dealer.
Usage Fluid/Lubricant
Engine Oil
Engine oil which meets GM
Standard GM6094M and displays
the American Petroleum Institute
Certi?ed for Gasoline Engines
starburst symbol. GM Goodwrench
oil meets all the requirements for
your vehicle. To determine the
proper viscosity for your vehicle?s
engine, see Engine Oil on
page 5-13.
Engine Coolant
50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable
water and use only
DEX-COOL
Coolant. See Engine
Coolant on page 5-22.
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2005 GMC Savana Owners Manual Summary of Content

Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facingdownhill. Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set theparking brake. To check the parking brakes holding ability: Withthe engine running and transmission inNEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure fromthe regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle isheld by the parking brake only. To check the PARK (P) mechanisms holding ability:With the engine running, shift to PARK (P).Then release the parking brake followed by theregular brake.Contact your GM Goodwrench dealer if serviceis required.Underbody Flushing ServiceAt least every spring, use plain water to ush anycorrosive materials from the underbody. Take care toclean thoroughly any areas where mud and other debriscan collect.Recommended Fluids andLubricantsFluids and lubricants identied below by name,part number or specication may be obtained fromyour dealer.Usage Fluid/LubricantEngine OilEngine oil which meets GMStandard GM6094M and displaysthe American Petroleum InstituteCertied for Gasoline Enginesstarburst symbol. GM Goodwrenchoil meets all the requirements foryour vehicle. To determine theproper viscosity for your vehiclesengine, see Engine Oil onpage 5-13.Engine Coolant50/50 mixture of clean, drinkablewater and use onlyDEX-COOLCoolant. See EngineCoolant on page 5-22.6-13