This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed for 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora. We reserve the right to make changes in the product after that time without further notice. For vehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name “General Motors of Canada Limited” for Oldsmobile Division whenever it appears in this manual. Please keep this manual in your Aurora, 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.
How to Use this Manual
Many people read their owner’s manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If you do this, it will help you learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you’ll find that pictures and words work together to explain things quickly.
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Seats and Restraint Systems
Here you’ll find information about the seats in your Aurora and how to use your safety belts properly. You can also learn about some things you should not do with air bags and safety belts.
- 1-2 Seats and Seat Controls
- 1-6 Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
- 1-10 Here Are Questions Many People Ask About
- 1-11 Safety Belts and the Answers
- 1-1 How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
- 1-18 Driver Position
- 1-19 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
- 1-19 Right Front Passenger Position
- 1-25 Right Front Passenger Position
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Seats and Seat Controls
This part tells you about the seats how to adjust them, and also about reclining seatbacks and head restraints.
Horizontal Control (A): Raise the front of the seat by raising the forward edge of the button. Lower the front of the seat by lowering the forward edge of the button. Move the seat forward by moving the whole button toward the front of the vehicle. Raise the rear of the seat by raising the rear edge of the button. Lower the rear of the seat by lowering the rear edge of the button. Move the seat back by moving the whole button toward the rear of the vehicle. Moving the whole button up or down raises or lowers the whole seat.
Vertical Control (B): Move the reclining front seatback rearward by moving the button toward the rear of the vehicle. Move the seatback forward by movine the button toward the front of the vehicle.
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Power Lumbar Control
The power lumbar controls are located on the driver’s and passenger’s door panels. The rear lumbar control adjusts upper lumbar support, and the front control adjusts lower lumbar support. Press the front of the switch to increase support. Press the back of the switch to decrease support.
The seat and mirror positions will be stored for the number pressed. Repeat the procedure to store another position with the other number if desired. To adjust the seat and mirrors to the stored position, press the number corresponding to the position. The memory function will only work with the gearshift in PARK (P). To stop the automatic movement, move the seat switch in any direction. For easier exiting, press the 1 and 2 buttons at the same time to move the seat completely down and back.