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Seats and Restraint Systems
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Front Seats
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Rear Seats
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Safety Belts
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Child Restraints
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Airbag System
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Restraint System Check
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Features and Controls
..................................... 2-1
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Doors and Locks
...................................... 2-10
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Theft-Deterrent Systems
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Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
........... 2-21
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Universal Home Remote System
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Storage Areas
......................................... 2-48
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Instrument Panel
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Instrument Panel Overview
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Climate Controls
...................................... 3-22
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
........ 3-27
Driver Information Center (DIC)
.................. 3-44
Audio System(s)
....................................... 3-66
Driving Your Vehicle
....................................... 4-1
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
..... 4-2
................................................... 4-26
Service and Appearance Care
.......................... 5-1
..................................................... 5-3
......................................................... 5-5
Checking Things Under the Hood
............... 5-12
Headlamp Aiming
..................................... 5-47
Bulb Replacement
.................................... 5-47
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
......... 5-52
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Appearance Care
..................................... 5-90
Vehicle Identification
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Electrical System
...................................... 5-98
Capacities and Specifications
................... 5-103
Maintenance Schedule
..................................... 6-1
Maintenance Schedule
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Customer Assistance Information
.................... 7-1
Customer Assistance and Information
........... 7-2
Reporting Safety Defects
........................... 7-14
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
........... 7-16
2008 Chevrolet Impala Owner Manual M
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Seats and Restraint Systems... 1-1Front Seats... 1-2Rear Seats...

Seite 2 - Canadian Owners

{CAUTION:Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicleis in motion can be dangerous. Even if youbuckle up, your safety belts cannot do theirjob whe

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Active Fuel Management™(3.9L V6 and 5.3L V8 Engines)Your vehicle’s engine may be equipped with Active FuelManagement™. This system allows the engine t

Seite 4 - Vehicle Symbols

PARK (P): This position locks your front wheels. It isthe best position to use when the engine is startedbecause your vehicle cannot move easily.{CAUT

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NEUTRAL (N): In this position, your engine does notconnect with the wheels. To restart when you arealready moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. Also, useNEUT

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THIRD (3): This position is also used for normal driving.However, it reduces vehicle speed more than DRIVE(D) without using your brakes. You might cho

Seite 7 - Manual Lumbar

Parking BrakeThe parking brake islocated to the left of thebrake pedal, near thedriver’s door.To set the parking brake, hold the brake pedal downwith

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Steering Column Shift LeverIf your vehicle has a steering column shift lever, use thisprocedure to shift the vehicle into PARK (P):1. Hold the brake p

Seite 9 - Power Reclining Seatback

Leaving Your Vehicle With theEngine Running{CAUTION:It can be dangerous to leave your vehicle withthe engine running. Your vehicle could movesuddenly

Seite 10 - {CAUTION:

The shift lock is always functional except in the case of aan uncharged or low voltage (less than 9 volt) battery.If your vehicle has an uncharged bat

Seite 11 - Head Restraints

Engine Exhaust{CAUTION:Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gascarbon monoxide (CO), which you cannot see orsmell. It can cause unconsciousness an

Seite 12 - Rear Seats

{CAUTION:It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicleif the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) withthe parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle canro

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Head RestraintsAdjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraintis at the same height as the top of the occupant’shead. This position reduces

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Manual Rearview Mirror withOnStar®If your vehicle has this feature, this mirror has a knoblocated at the bottom of the mirror. It is used to changethe

Seite 15 - Why Safety Belts Work

Outside Power MirrorsThe controls for theoutside power mirrors arelocated on the driver’sdoor armrest.Use the selector switch located below the four-w

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OnStar®SystemOnStar uses several innovative technologies and liveadvisors to provide you with a wide range of safety,security, information, and conven

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Available Services with Safe & Sound Plan•Automatic Notification of Airbag Deployment• Advanced Automatic Crash Notification (AACN)(If equipped)• Li

Seite 18 - Safety Belts

OnStar Steering Wheel ControlsYour vehicle may have a Talk/Mute button that can beused to interact with OnStar Hands-Free Calling.See Audio Steering W

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Your vehicle must have a working electrical system(including adequate battery power) for the OnStarequipment to operate. There are other problems OnSt

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Universal Home Remote SystemOperation (With Three Round LED)Your vehicle may have the Universal Home RemoteSystem. If there are three round Light Emit

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Programming Universal HomeRemote — Rolling CodeIf you have questions or need help programming theUniversal Home Remote System, call 1-866-572-2728.Mos

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4. Immediately, within one second, release the buttonwhen the garage door moves. The indicator lightwill blink rapidly until programming is complete.5

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Your hand held transmitter may have betweeneight to 12 dip switches depending on the brand oftransmitter.Your garage door opener receiver (motor head

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Center SeatYour vehicle may have a front center seat. There arecupholders on the underside of the seat cushion.To use them, flip the seat cushion forwa

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2. Write down the eight to 12 switch settings from leftto right as follows:• When a switch is in the up position, write “Left.”• When a switch is in t

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5. After entering all of the switch positions, again,firmly press and release all three buttons at thesame time. The indicator lights will turn on.6. P

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Storage AreasGlove BoxTo open the glove box, lift up on the lever.Cupholder(s)Your vehicle may have cupholders built into the frontcenter console, fro

Seite 28 - Lap-Shoulder Belt

Convenience NetYour vehicle may have a convenience net in the rear ofthe vehicle. Put small loads behind the net. The netis not for heavier loads. Sto

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✍ NOTES2-50

Seite 30 - Safety Belt Pretensioners

Instrument Panel Overview ...3-4Hazard Warning Flashers ...3-6Other Warning Devices ...

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Brake System Warning Light ...3-34Antilock Brake System Warning Light ...3-35Traction Control System (TCS) Warning

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✍ NOTES3-3

Seite 33 - Lap Belt

Instrument Panel Overview3-4

Seite 34 - Safety Belt Extender

The main components of your instrument panel are listed here:A. Air Vent. See Outlet Adjustment on page 3-25.B. Remote Trunk Release Button. See “Remo

Seite 35 - Child Restraints

2. Lower the seatback(s)by pulling forward onthe tab located onthe outboard side of theseatback(s).Make sure the front seats are not reclined. If they

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Hazard Warning FlashersThe hazard warning flashers let you warn others.They also let police know you have a problem.The front and rear turn signal lamp

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The tilt wheel lever is located on the left side of thesteering column.To tilt the wheel, hold the wheel and pull the lever.Then move the wheel to a c

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Turn and Lane-Change SignalsThe turn signal has two upward (for right) andtwo downward (for left) positions. These positionsallow you to signal a turn

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Flash-to-PassWith the turn signal lever in the low-beam position,pull the lever toward you momentarily to switchto high-beam, to signal that you are g

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Windshield WasherAt the top of the multifunction lever, there is a paddlewith the windshield washer symbol on it. Push thepaddle to spray washer fluid

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{CAUTION:Cruise control can be dangerous where youcannot drive safely at a steady speed. So, donot use your cruise control on winding roadsor in heavy

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Setting Cruise ControlCruise control will not work if the parking brake is set,or if the master cylinder brake fluid level is low.The cruise control li

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Reducing Speed While Using CruiseControlTo reduce your speed while using cruise control:• Press and hold the SET– button on the steeringwheel until yo

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Exterior LampsThe exterior lamps controlis located on theinstrument panel to the leftof the steering wheel.It controls the following systems:• Headlam

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2(Headlamps): Turn the control to this position toturn on the headlamps together with the following lampslisted below. A warning chime will sound if y

Seite 46 - Top Tether Anchor

Safety BeltsSafety Belts: They Are for EveryoneThis part of the manual tells you how to use safetybelts properly. It also tells you some things you sh

Seite 47 - Locations

Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp SystemDaytime Running Lamps (DRL) can make it easier forothers to see the front of your vehicle during

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Instrument Panel BrightnessD (Instrument Panel Brightness): The knob withthis symbol on it is located next to the exterior lampscontrol. Push the knob

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Delayed Entry LightingDelayed entry lighting illuminates the interior for aperiod of time after all the doors have been closed.The ignition must be of

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Reading LampsThe vehicle has reading lamps that also act as thedome lamp. Press the button to turn them on and off.Mirror Reading LampsYour vehicle ha

Seite 51 - Rear Seat Position

Battery Run-Down ProtectionThis vehicle has a feature to help prevent the batteryfrom being drained, if the interior courtesy lamps,reading/map lamps,

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Certain accessory plugs may not be compatible tothe accessory power outlet and could result in blownvehicle and adapter fuses. If you experience a pro

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Climate ControlsClimate Control SystemThis vehicle may have a dual or single climate controlsystem. With this system you can control the heating,cooli

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6(Floor): This mode directs most of the air to thefloor outlets, with some of the air directed to thewindshield and side window outlets. In this mode,t

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On hot days, open the windows to let hot inside airescape; then close them. This helps to reduce the timeit takes for the vehicle to cool down. It als

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Rear Window DefoggerThe rear window defogger uses a warming grid toremove fog from the rear window.<(Rear Window Defogger): The rear windowdefogger

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In most states and in all Canadian provinces, the lawrequires wearing safety belts. Here is why:You never know if you will be in a crash. If you do ha

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Passenger Compartment Air FilterThis vehicle has a passenger compartment particulateair filter. It is located underneath the hood just below thewindshi

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Warning Lights, Gages, andIndicatorsThis part describes the warning lights and gages thatmay be on your vehicle. The pictures will help youlocate them

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Instrument Panel ClusterYour instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fastyou a

Seite 61 - Where Are the Airbags?

Speedometer and OdometerYour speedometer lets you see your speed in bothmiles per hour (mph) and kilometers per hour (km/h).Your odometer shows how fa

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Safety Belt RemindersSafety Belt Reminder LightWhen the engine is started, a chime will come on forseveral seconds to remind people to fasten their sa

Seite 63 - When Should an Airbag Inflate?

Airbag Readiness LightThere is an airbag readiness light on the instrumentpanel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol.The system checks the airbag’s

Seite 64 - Airbag Inflates?

Passenger Airbag Status IndicatorYour vehicle has the passenger sensing system.Your instrument panel has a passenger airbag statusindicator.When you s

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{CAUTION:Even though the passenger sensing system isdesigned to turn off the right front passenger’sfrontal airbag if the system detects a rear-facing

Seite 66 - Passenger Sensing System

Charging System LightThis light will come onbriefly when you turn onthe ignition, but the engineis not running, as acheck to show you it isworking.It s

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When the ignition is on, the brake system warning lightwill also come on when you set your parking brake.The light will stay on if your parking brake

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Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The riderdoes not stop.1-12

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Traction Control System (TCS)Warning LightThis warning light shouldcome on briefly when theengine is started.If the warning light does not come on then

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If the light stays on, or comes on when you are drivinga SERVICE STABILITRAK message will appear inthe DIC. This indicates that there may be a problem

Seite 71 - Airbag-Equipped Vehicle

Engine Coolant Temperature GageThis gage shows the engine coolant temperature. If thegage pointer moves towards the “H” (United States)or the shaded i

Seite 72 - Restraint System Check

Malfunction Indicator LampCheck Engine LightYour vehicle has acomputer which monitorsoperation of the fuel,ignition, and emissioncontrol systems.This

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If the Light is FlashingThe following can prevent more serious damage toyour vehicle:• Reduce vehicle speed.• Avoid hard accelerations.• Avoid steep u

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Have you recently changed brands of fuel?If so, be sure to fuel your vehicle with quality fuel.See Gasoline Octane on page 5-6. Poor fuel qualitycause

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Oil Pressure Light{CAUTION:Do not keep driving if the oil pressure is low.If you do, your engine can become so hot thatit catches fire. You or others c

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Cruise Control LightThis light comes onwhenever you set thecruise control.The light goes out when the cruise control is turned off.See Cruise Control

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Driver Information Center (DIC)Your vehicle has a Driver Information Center (DIC).All messages will appear in the DIC display locatedbelow the speedom

Seite 78 - Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)

U (Customization): Press this button to customize thefeature settings on your vehicle. See DIC VehicleCustomization on page 3-60 for more information.

Seite 79 - System Operation

The person keeps going until stopped by something.In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield...or the instrument panel...1-13

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Fuel RangePress the trip/fuel button until FUEL RANGE displays.This display shows the approximate number ofremaining miles (mi) or kilometers (km) the

Seite 81 - Battery Replacement

For vehicles with a V8 engine, when Active FuelManagement™ is active, 4CYL MODE will display.When Active Fuel Management™ is inactive,8CYL MODE will d

Seite 82 - Remote Vehicle Start

UnitsPress the vehicle information button until UNITSdisplays. This display allows you to select betweenEnglish or Metric units of measurement. Once i

Seite 83 - Remote Start Ready

4. To match additional transmitters at this time,repeat Step 3.Each vehicle can have a maximum of eighttransmitters matched to it.5. To exit the progr

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2. Find the vehicle’s current location and variancezone number on the map.Zones 1 through 15 are available.3. Press the set/reset button to scroll thr

Seite 85 - Delayed Locking

Compass CalibrationThe compass can be manually calibrated. Only calibratethe compass in a magnetically clean and safe location,such as an open parking

Seite 86 - Rear Door Security Locks

DIC Warnings and MessagesMessages are displayed on the DIC to notify the driverthat the status of the vehicle has changed and thatsome action may be n

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CHECK TIRE PRESSUREThis message displays when the pressure in one ormore of the vehicle’s tires needs to be checked.This message also displays LEFT FR

Seite 88 - Remote Trunk Release

ENGINE OVERHEATED STOP ENGINENotice: If you drive your vehicle while the engineis overheating, severe engine damage mayoccur. If an overheat warning a

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LEFT REAR DOOR OPENThis message displays when the driver side rear door isnot closed properly. Make sure that the door is closedcompletely.OIL PRESSUR

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or the safety belts!With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does.You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance,and your strongest bon

Seite 91 - Sun Visors

SERVICE A/C (Air Conditioning)SYSTEMThis message displays when the electronic sensors thatcontrol the air conditioning and heating systems areno longe

Seite 92 - Theft-Deterrent Systems

If this message still stays on or turns back on again whileyou are driving, your vehicle needs service. Have thesystem inspected by your dealer/retail

Seite 93 - PASS-Key

STARTING DISABLED SERVICETHROTTLEThis message displays if the starting of the engine isdisabled due to the electronic throttle control system.Have you

Seite 94 - III+ Operation

Any of the following conditions may cause the TCS toturn off:• The TCS is turned off by pressing the tractioncontrol button. See Traction Control Syst

Seite 95 - Your Vehicle

DIC Vehicle CustomizationYour vehicle has customization capabilities that allowyou to program certain features to one preferred setting.Customization

Seite 96 - Ignition Positions

DISPLAY LANGUAGEThis feature allows you to select the language in whichthe DIC messages will appear.Press the customization button until the DISPLAYLA

Seite 97 - Starting the Engine

REMOTE DOOR LOCKThis feature allows you to select the type of feedbackyou will receive when locking the vehicle with theRemote Keyless Entry (RKE) tra

Seite 98 - Starting Procedure

EXIT LIGHTINGThis feature allows you to select the amount of time youwant the exterior lamps to remain on when it is darkenough outside. This happens

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CHIME VOLUMEThis feature allows you to select the volume level ofthe chime.Press the customization button until CHIME VOLUMEappears on the DIC display

Seite 100 - (3.9L V6 and 5.3L V8 Engines)

FACTORY SETTINGSThis feature allows you to set all of the customizationfeatures back to their factory default settings.Press the customization button

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Q: If I am a good driver, and I never drive far fromhome, why should I wear safety belts?A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you are in acrash —

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Audio System(s)Determine which radio your vehicle has and then read thepages following to familiarize yourself with its features.{CAUTION:This system

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Setting the TimeWithout Date DisplayAM/FM Base Radio with a Single CD PlayerThis type of radio has a H (clock) button for setting thetime. You can set

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The date does not automatically display. To see thedate press theH (clock) button while the radio ison. The date with display times out after a few se

Seite 105 - Console Shift Lever

Radio(s)Your vehicle has one of these radios as its audiosystem.Radio with CD (Base)Radio with CD (MP3) shown, Radio withSix-Disc CD (MP3) similar3-69

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Radio Data System (RDS)Your radio may have the Radio Data System (RDS)feature. RDS is available for use only on FM stationsthat broadcast RDS informat

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Finding a StationBAND: Press to switch between FM1, FM2, AM, orXM™ (if equipped). The selection displays.f (Tune): Turn to select radio stations.© SEE

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Storing a Radio Station as a FavoriteDrivers are encouraged to set up their radio stationfavorites while the vehicle is in PARK (P). Tune to yourfavor

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by pressing either SEEK arrow, \FWD (forward),orsREV (reverse) button until the desired levels areobtained. If a station’s frequency is weak, or has s

Seite 110 - Manual Rearview Mirror with

Finding a Category (CAT) Station(XM™ Satellite Radio Service Only)CAT (Category): Your radio may have the CAT buttonfeature. To select and find a desir

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Radio MessagesCalibration Error: The audio system has beencalibrated for your vehicle from the factory. If CalibrationError displays, it means that th

Seite 112 - OnStar Services

GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem,CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem, the IMPALAEmblem, and the name IMPALA are registeredtrademarks of General Motors Co

Seite 113 - OnStar Hands-Free Calling

Sit up straight and always keep your feet on the floor infront of you. The lap part of the belt should be wornlow and snug on the hips, just touching t

Seite 114 - How OnStar Service Works

Care of Your CDsIf playing a CD-R, the sound quality can be reduceddue to CD-R quality, the method of recording, the qualityof the music that has been

Seite 115 - Universal Home Remote System

For vehicles that have a radio with a Six-Disc CD player,see the following:LOAD ^: Press to load CDs into the CD player.This CD player holds up to six

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\FWD (Fast Forward): Press and hold to advanceplayback quickly within a track. Sound is heard at areduced volume. Release to resume playing the track.

Seite 117 - Remote — Rolling Code

Playing an MP3 CD-R or CD-RW DiscYour radio may have MP3 CD-R or CD-RW disccapability. For more information, see Using an MP3on page 3-80 later in thi

Seite 118 - Remote — Fixed Code

BAND: Press to listen to the radio while a portable audiodevice is playing. The portable audio device continuesplaying, so you might want to stop it o

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• Minimize the length of the file, folder or playlistnames. Long file, folder, or playlist names, or acombination of a large number of files and folders,

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Order of PlayTracks recorded to the CD-R or CD-RW are played inthe following order:• Play begins from the first track in the first playlistand continues

Seite 121 - Erasing Universal Home Remote

Playing an MP3Insert a CD partway into the slot (Single CD Player),or press the load button and wait for the messageto insert disc (Six-Disc CD Player

Seite 122 - Storage Areas

h (Music Navigator): If your radio has the MP3feature, it has the music navigator feature to playMP3 files on the CD-R or CD-RW in order by artist oral

Seite 123 - Convenience Net

Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently inservice. Tune to another channel.Channel Unavail: This previously assigned channel isno longer assign

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Q: What is wrong with this?A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give nearlyas much protection this way.{CAUTION:You can be seriously hurt if

Seite 125 - Section 3 Instrument Panel

Audio Steering Wheel ControlsThe audio steering wheelcontrols may be differentdepending on yourvehicle’s options.Some audio controlscan be adjusted at

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Radio ReceptionFrequency interference and static can occur duringnormal radio reception if items such as cell phonechargers, vehicle convenience acces

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Backglass AntennaThe AM-FM antenna is integrated with the rear windowdefogger, located in the rear window. Make sure that theinside surface of the rea

Seite 128 - Instrument Panel Overview

Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2Defensive Driving ...4-2Drunk Driving ...

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Your Driving, the Road, andYour VehicleDefensive DrivingDefensive driving means “always expect theunexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is

Seite 130 - Tilt Wheel

{CAUTION:Drinking and then driving is very dangerous.Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness,and judgment can be affected by even a smallamount of al

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Avoid needless heavy braking. Some people drivein spurts — heavy acceleration followed by heavybraking — rather than keeping pace with traffic.This is

Seite 132 - Turn and Lane-Change Signals

ABS can change the brake pressure faster than anydriver could. The computer is programmed to make themost of available tire and road conditions. This

Seite 133 - Windshield Wipers

Traction Control System (TCS)Your vehicle may have a Traction Control System (TCS)that limits wheel spin. This is especially useful inslippery road co

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To turn the system on oroff, press the TractionControl button located onthe left side of theinstrument panel.When you turn the system off, a chime wil

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Q: What is wrong with this?A: The lap belt is too loose. It will not give as muchprotection this way.{CAUTION:You can be seriously hurt if your lap be

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This light will flash on theinstrument panel clusterwhen the ESC systemis both on and activated.You may also feel or hear the system working;this is no

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requires service. If the problem does not clear afterrestarting the vehicle, you should see your dealer/retailerfor service. See DIC Warnings and Mess

Seite 138 - Exterior Lamps

Try to adjust your speed so you can drive through thecurve. Maintain a reasonable, steady speed. Wait toaccelerate until you are out of the curve, and

Seite 139 - Delayed Headlamps

Off-Road RecoveryYou may find that your vehicle’s right wheels havedropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder whileyou are driving.If the level o

Seite 140 - Fog Lamps

Loss of ControlLet us review what driving experts say about whathappens when the three control systems — brakes,steering, and acceleration — do not ha

Seite 141 - Entry Lighting

Driving at NightNight driving is more dangerous than day driving becausesome drivers are likely to be impaired — by alcohol ordrugs, with night vision

Seite 142 - Parade Dimming

HydroplaningHydroplaning is dangerous. Water can build up underyour vehicle’s tires so they actually ride on thewater. This can happen if the road is

Seite 143 - Electric Power Management

Hill and Mountain RoadsDriving on steep hills or through mountains is differentthan driving on flat or rolling terrain. Tips for drivingin these condit

Seite 144 - Accessory Power Outlet(s)

Winter DrivingHere are some tips for winter driving:• Have your vehicle in good shape for winter.• You might want to put winter emergency suppliesin t

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Whatever the condition — smooth ice, packed, blowing,or loose snow — drive with caution.If your vehicle has the Traction Control System (TCS),it will

Seite 146 - Climate Controls

Q: What is wrong with this?A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place.{CAUTION:You can be seriously injured if your belt isbuckled in the wrong place l

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If You Are Caught in a BlizzardIf you are stopped by heavy snow, you could be in aserious situation. You should probably stay withyour vehicle unless

Seite 148 - Defogging and Defrosting

{CAUTION:Snow can trap exhaust gases under yourvehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbonmonoxide) gas to get inside. CO couldovercome you and kill you

Seite 149 - Outlet Adjustment

If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand,Mud, Ice, or SnowSlowly and cautiously spin the wheels to free yourvehicle when stuck in sand, mud, ice, or snow.See

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Loading Your VehicleIt is very important to know how much weight yourvehicle can carry. Two labels on your vehicleshow how much weight it may properly

Seite 151 - Indicators

The Tire and Loading Information label also liststhe tire size of the original equipment tires (C)and the recommended cold tire inflationpressures (D).

Seite 152 - Instrument Panel Cluster

Item Description TotalAMaximum VehicleCapacity Weight forExample 1 =1,000 lbs (453 kg)BSubtract OccupantWeight 150 lbs(68 kg) × 2 =300 lbs (136 kg)CAv

Seite 153 - Tachometer

Item Description TotalAMaximum VehicleCapacity Weight forExample 3 =1,000 lbs (453 kg)BSubtract OccupantWeight 200 lbs(91 kg) × 5 =1,000 lbs(453 kg)CA

Seite 154 - Safety Belt Reminders

Never exceed the GVWR for your vehicle or theGross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for eitherthe front or rear axle.If the vehicle is going to carry a heavy

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TowingTowing Your VehicleConsult your dealer/retailer or a professional towingservice if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed.See Roadside Ass

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Dolly TowingYour vehicle can be towed using a dolly. To tow yourvehicle using a dolly:1. Put the front wheels on a dolly.2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P

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Q: What is wrong with this?A: The belt is over an armrest.{CAUTION:You can be seriously injured if your belt goesover an armrest like this. The belt w

Seite 158 - Brake System Warning Light

That is the reason for this part. In it are manytime-tested, important trailering tips and safety rules.Many of these are important for your safety an

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Weight of the TrailerHow heavy can a trailer safely be?It should never weigh more than 1,000 lbs (454 kg).But even that can be too heavy.It depends on

Seite 160 - Indicator Light

HitchesIt is important to have the correct hitch equipment.Crosswinds, large trucks going by and rough roadsare a few reasons why you will need the ri

Seite 161 - Engine Coolant Temperature

Driving with a TrailerTowing a trailer requires a certain amount of experience.Before setting out for the open road, you will want toget to know your

Seite 162 - Tire Pressure Light

Turn Signals When Towing a TrailerWhen you tow a trailer, your vehicle may need additionalwiring. Check with your dealer/retailer. The arrows onyour i

Seite 163 - Malfunction Indicator Lamp

3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release theregular brakes until the chocks absorb the load.4. Reapply the regular brakes. Then apply yourparkin

Seite 165 - Maintenance Programs

Service ...5-3Accessories and Modifications ...5-3California Propositio

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Tire Inspection and Rotation ...5-68When It Is Time for New Tires ...5-70Buying New Tires ...

Seite 167 - Fuel Gage

ServiceYour dealer/retailer knows your vehicle best and wantsyou to be happy with it. We hope you will go to yourdealer/retailer for all your service

Seite 168 - DIC Operation and Displays

Q: What is wrong with this?A: The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It shouldbe worn over the shoulder at all times.{CAUTION:You can be seriously i

Seite 169 - Trip/Fuel Menu Items

California Proposition 65 WarningMost motor vehicles, including this one, contain and/oremit chemicals known to the State of California tocause cancer

Seite 170 - Management™ Indicator

Your vehicle has an airbag system. Before attemptingto do your own service work, see Servicing YourAirbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-66.You should kee

Seite 171 - Oil Life

Gasoline OctaneFor all vehicles except those with the 5.3L V8 engine(VIN Code C), use regular unleaded gasoline witha posted octane rating of 87 or hi

Seite 172 - Relearn Remote Key

AdditivesTo provide cleaner air, all gasolines in the United Statesare now required to contain additives that help preventengine and fuel system depos

Seite 173 - DIC Compass

Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)The 8th digit of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)shows the code letter or number that identifies yourvehicle’s engine. The

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If you do switch fuels, it is recommended that you addas much fuel as possible — do not add less thanthree gallons (11 L) when refueling. You should d

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Filling the Tank{CAUTION:Fuel vapor burns violently and a fuel fire cancause bad injuries. To help avoid injuries toyou and others, read and follow all

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{CAUTION:Fuel can spray out on you if you open the fuelcap too quickly. If you spill fuel and thensomething ignites it, you could be badly burned.This


Filling a Portable Fuel Container{CAUTION:Never fill a portable fuel container while it isin your vehicle. Static electricity dischargefrom the contain

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Hood ReleaseTo open the hood, do the following:1. Pull the interior hoodrelease handle withthis symbol on it.It is located to theleft of the parkingbr

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Q: What is wrong with this?A: The belt is behind the body.{CAUTION:You can be seriously injured by not wearingthe lap-shoulder belt properly. In a cra

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Engine Compartment OverviewWhen you open the hood on the 3.5L V6 engine (3.9L V6 similar), here is what you will see:5-14

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A. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See “AddingWasher Fluid” under Windshield Washer Fluidon page 5-38.B. Battery. See Battery on page 5-42.C. Under

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When you open the hood on the 5.3L V8 engine, here is what you will see:5-16


A. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See “AddingWasher Fluid” under Windshield Washer Fluidon page 5-38.B. Battery. See Battery on page 5-42.C. Under

Seite 184 - DIC Vehicle Customization

When to Add Engine OilIf the oil is below the cross-hatched area at the tip ofthe dipstick, you need to add at least one quart/literof oil. But you mu


What Kind of Engine Oil to UseLook for three things:• GM6094MYour vehicle’s engine requires oil meeting GMStandard GM6094M. Look for and use only an o


If you are in an area of extreme cold, where thetemperature falls below −20°F (−29°C), it isrecommended that you use either an SAE 5W-30synthetic oil


How to Reset the Engine Oil LifeSystemThe Engine Oil Life System calculates when tochange the engine oil and filter based on vehicle use.Whenever the o

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Engine Air Cleaner/FilterThe engine air cleaner/filter is located in the enginecompartment on the driver’s side of the vehicle.See Engine Compartment O

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2. Push the filter cover housing toward the engine.3. Pull out the filter.4. Inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter.5. To reinstall the cover,

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Q: What is wrong with this?A: The belt is twisted across the body.{CAUTION:You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt.In a crash, you would not ha

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Automatic Transmission FluidWhen to Check and Change AutomaticTransmission FluidA good time to check your automatic transmission fluidlevel is when the

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Checking the Fluid LevelPrepare your vehicle as follows:1. Park your vehicle on a level place. Keep the enginerunning.2. With the parking brake applie

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How to Add FluidRefer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine whatkind of transmission fluid to use. See RecommendedFluids and Lubricants on page 6-12

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What to UseUse a mixture of one-half clean, drinkable water andone-half DEX-COOL®coolant which will not damagealuminum parts. If you use this coolant

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Checking CoolantThe coolant recovery tankcap has this symbol on it.See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-14 formore information on the location of

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{CAUTION:You can be burned if you spill coolant on hotengine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol,and it will burn if the engine parts are hotenoug

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If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine{CAUTION:Steam from an overheated engine can burn youbadly, even if you just open the hood. Stay awayfrom the engin

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If the overheat warning no longer exists, the vehiclecan be driven. Just to be safe, drive slower for about10 minutes. If the warning does not come ba

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Cooling SystemWhen you decide it is safe to lift the hood, here is whatyou will see:A. Coolant Recovery TankB. Pressure CapC. Electric Engine Cooling

Seite 200 - Care of Your CD Player

{CAUTION:An electric engine cooling fan under the hoodcan start up even when the engine is notrunning and can injure you. Keep hands,clothing, and too

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Lap-Shoulder BeltAll seating positions in your vehicle have a lap-shoulderexcept for the center front passenger position, if yourvehicle has one, whic

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How to Add Coolant to the CoolantRecovery Tank{CAUTION:Adding only plain water to the cooling systemcan be dangerous. Plain water, or some otherliquid

Seite 203 - CD Messages

If the overheat warning continues, there is one morething you can try. You can add the proper coolantmixture directly to the cooling system through th

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{CAUTION:You can be burned if you spill coolant on hotengine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycoland it will burn if the engine parts are hotenough

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Power Steering FluidThe power steering fluidreservoir is located towardthe rear of the enginecompartment on thepassenger’s side of thevehicle. See Engi

Seite 206 - Preprogrammed Playlists

Power Steering Cooling SystemYour Impala police vehicle is equipped with auxiliaryfin-type air-to-oil coolers mounted in front of the enginecoolant rad

Seite 207 - Playing an MP3

Notice:• When using concentrated washer fluid,follow the manufacturer’s instructions foradding water.• Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid.W

Seite 208 - XM Radio Messages

So, it is not a good idea to top off the brake fluid.Adding brake fluid will not correct a leak. If you add fluidwhen the linings are worn, there will be

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Brake WearYour vehicle has disc brakes. Disc brake pads havebuilt-in wear indicators that make a high-pitched warningsound when the brake pads are wor

Seite 210 - Audio Steering Wheel Controls

Replacing Brake System PartsThe braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its manyparts have to be of top quality and work well togetherif the vehicle i

Seite 211 - Radio Reception

Jump StartingIf your vehicle’s battery has run down, you may want touse another vehicle and some jumper cables to startyour vehicle. Be sure to use th

Seite 212 - XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna

4. If equipped with a shoulder belt height adjuster,move it to the height that is right for you. Impropershoulder belt height adjustment could reducet

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Notice: If you leave your radio or other accessorieson during the jump starting procedure, they couldbe damaged. The repairs would not be coveredby yo

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{CAUTION:Using a match near a battery can cause batterygas to explode. People have been hurt doingthis, and some have been blinded. Use aflashlight if

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7. Do not let the other end touch metal. Connect it tothe positive (+) terminal location of the vehiclewith the good battery. Use a remote positive (+

Seite 216 - Antilock Brake System (ABS)

To disconnect the jumper cables from both vehicles,do the following:1. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from thevehicle that had the dead batte

Seite 217 - Braking in Emergencies

Headlamps, Front Turn Signal,Sidemarker, and Parking LampsA. SidemarkerB. Low-Beam HeadlampC. High-Beam HeadlampD. Parking/Turn Signal LampTo replace

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3. Remove the headlamp plastic retainer bypulling it up.4. Pull the headlamp assembly away from the vehicleand remove the electrical connector.5. Remo

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Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker,Stoplamps and Back-up LampsA. Rear Sidemarker LampB. Back-up LampC. Stoplamp/Taillamp/Turn SignalTo replace one of

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5. Remove the two hex nuts.6. Pull out the taillamp assembly and disconnect thewiring harness.7. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise to remove it.8.

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Replacement BulbsExterior Lamp Bulb NumberBack-Up 921Front Parking/Turn Signal 3157NAKLicense Plate Lamp 194HeadlampsHigh-Beam H9Low-Beam H11Sidemarke

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To remove and replace the wiper blade element do thefollowing:1. The wiper blade element has two notches at oneend which are engaged by the bottom cla

Seite 223 - Off-Road Recovery

Using this ManualMany people read the owner manual from beginning toend when they first receive their new vehicle to learnabout the vehicle’s features

Seite 224 - Loss of Control

Shoulder Belt Height AdjusterYour vehicle has shoulder belt height adjusters for thedriver and right front passenger.Adjust the height so that the sho

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TiresYour new vehicle comes with high-quality tiresmade by a leading tire manufacturer. If you everhave questions about your tire warranty and whereto

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Tire Sidewall LabelingUseful information about a tire is molded into itssidewall. The examples below show a typicalpassenger vehicle tire and a compac

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(E) Tire Ply Material: The type of cord andnumber of plies in the sidewall and underthe tread.(F) Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG):Tire manufacture

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(B) Tire Ply Material: The type of cord andnumber of plies in the sidewall and underthe tread.(C) Tire Identification Number (TIN): The lettersand numb

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(C) Aspect Ratio: A two-digit number thatindicates the tire height-to-width measurements.For example, if the tire size aspect ratio is 60,as shown in

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Cold Tire Pressure: The amount of air pressure ina tire, measured in pounds per square inch (psi) orkilopascals (kPa) before a tire has built up heatf

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Normal Occupant Weight: The number ofoccupants a vehicle is designed to seat multipliedby 150 lbs (68 kg). See Loading Your Vehicleon page 4-21.Occupa

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UTQGS (Uniform Tire Quality GradingStandards): A tire information system thatprovides consumers with ratings for a tire’straction, temperature, and tr

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A vehicle specific Tire and Loading Informationlabel is attached to your vehicle. This label showsyour vehicle’s original equipment tires and thecorrec

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Tire Pressure Monitor SystemThe Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radioand sensor technology to check tire pressure levels.The TPMS sensors mon

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There is one guide for each outboard passengerposition in the rear seat. Here is how to install a comfortguide to the safety belt:1. Pull the guide ou

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Federal CommunicationsCommission (FCC) and Industryand Science CanadaThe Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates ona radio frequency and complies

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At the same time a message to check the pressure in aspecific tire appears on the Driver Information Center(DIC) display. The low tire pressure warning

Seite 238 - Recreational Vehicle Towing

TPMS Malfunction Light and MessageThe TPMS will not function properly if one or more of theTPMS sensors are missing or inoperable. When thesystem dete

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TPMS Sensor Matching ProcessEach TPMS sensor has a unique identification code.Any time you rotate your vehicle’s tires or replace one ormore of the TPM

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7. Proceed to the passenger side rear tire, andrepeat the procedure in Step 5.8. Proceed to the driver side rear tire, and repeat theprocedure in Step

Seite 241 - Weight of the Trailer Tongue

When rotating your vehicle’s tires, always use thecorrect rotation pattern shown here.Do not include the compact spare tire in yourtire rotation.After

Seite 242 - Trailer Brakes

When It Is Time for New TiresVarious factors, such as maintenance, temperatures,driving speeds, vehicle loading, and road conditionsinfluence when you

Seite 243 - Making Turns

Buying New TiresGM has developed and matched specific tires for yourvehicle. The original equipment tires installed onyour vehicle, when it was new, we

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{CAUTION:If you use bias-ply tires on your vehicle,the wheel rim flanges could developcracks after many miles of driving. A tireand/or wheel could fail

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Uniform Tire Quality GradingQuality grades can be found where applicable onthe tire sidewall between tread shoulder andmaximum section width. For exam

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{CAUTION:A safety belt that is not properly worn may notprovide the protection needed in a crash.The person wearing the belt could be seriouslyinjured

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Temperature – A, B, CThe temperature grades are A (the highest), B,and C, representing the tire’s resistance tothe generation of heat and its ability

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Your dealer/retailer will know the kind of wheel youneed.Each new wheel should have the same load-carryingcapacity, diameter, width, offset, and be mo

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Tire Chains{CAUTION:If your vehicle has P225/55R17 or P235/50R18size tires, do not use tire chains, there is notenough clearance.Tire chains used on a

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If a Tire Goes FlatIt is unusual for a tire to blowout while you are driving,especially if you maintain your vehicle’s tires properly.If air goes out

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Changing a Flat TireIf a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damageby driving slowly to a level place. Turn on your vehicle’shazard warning fla

Seite 252 - California Fuel

When your vehicle has a flat tire, use the followingexample as a guide to assist you in the placement ofwheel blocks.The following information tells yo

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6. Turn the nut holding the jack counterclockwise andremove it. Then remove the jack and wrench.The tools you will need to change a tire include theja

Seite 254 - Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)

Removing the Flat Tire andInstalling the Spare TireYour vehicle may have aluminum wheels with exposedwheel nuts. Use the wheel wrench to loosen all th

Seite 255 - Fuels in Foreign Countries

3. For all wheel types, find the jacking location usingthe diagram above and the corresponding hoistingnotches located on the bottom side of the plasti

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{CAUTION:Lifting a vehicle and getting under it to domaintenance or repairs is dangerous withoutthe appropriate safety equipment and training.The jack

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Safety Belt Use During PregnancySafety belts work for everyone, including pregnantwomen. Like all occupants, they are more likely to beseriously injur

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{CAUTION:Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts towhich it is fastened, can make wheel nutsbecome loose after time. The wheel couldcome off and caus

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9. Reinstall the wheelnuts with the roundedend of the nutstoward the wheel.Tighten each nut byhand until the wheel isheld against the hub.10. Lower th

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{CAUTION:Incorrect or improperly tightened wheel nutscan cause the wheel to come loose and evencome off. This could lead to a crash. If you haveto rep

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Storing a Flat or Spare Tire andTools (Base Model){CAUTION:Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in thepassenger compartment of the vehicle could

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A. CoverB. RetainerC. Compact Spare TireD. Wing NutE. JackF. Wheel WrenchG. Extension ProtectorH. Foam HolderI. Bolt ScrewA. RetainerB. Full-Size Flat

Seite 263 - Engine Oil

Compact Spare TireAlthough the compact spare tire was fully inflatedwhen the vehicle was new, it can lose air after a time.Check the inflation pressure

Seite 264 - When to Add Engine Oil

Appearance CareInterior CleaningYour vehicle’s interior will continue to look its best if it iscleaned often. Although not always visible, dust anddir

Seite 265 - • Oils meeting these

Your dealer/retailer has a product for cleaning yourvehicle’s glass. Should it become necessary, you canalso obtain a product from your dealer/retaile

Seite 266 - Engine Oil Life System

If any of the soil remains, a commercial fabric cleaner orspot lifter may be necessary. When a commercialupholstery cleaner or spot lifter is to be us

Seite 267 - What to Do with Used Oil

Care of Safety BeltsKeep belts clean and dry.{CAUTION:Do not bleach or dye safety belts. If you do,it may severely weaken them. In a crash,they might

Seite 268 - Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shownuntil the belt is snug.If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extenderon page 1-30.Make s

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Cleaning Exterior Lamps/LensesUse only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and acar washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses.Follow instructio

Seite 270 - Automatic Transmission Fluid

Windshield and Wiper BladesClean the outside of the windshield with glass cleaner.Clean the rubber blades using a lint free cloth orpaper towel soaked

Seite 271 - Checking the Fluid Level

TiresTo clean the tires, use a stiff brush with tire cleaner.Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressingproducts on your vehicle may damage the paintfi

Seite 272 - Engine Coolant

Vehicle Care/Appearance MaterialsDescription UsagePolishing ClothWax-TreatedInterior and exteriorpolishing cloth.Tar and Road OilRemoverRemoves tar, r

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Vehicle IdentificationVehicle Identification Number (VIN)This is the legal identifier for your vehicle. It appears ona plate in the front corner of the i

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Headlamp WiringThe headlamp wiring is protected by fuses in the fuseblock. An electrical overload will cause the lamps toturn off. If this happens, ha

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Fuses UsagePWR/SEAT Power SeatsPWR/WNDW Power WindowRAP Retained Accessory PowerHTD/SEAT Heated SeatsAUX Auxiliary OutletsAMP AmplifierS/ROOF SunroofXM

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Fuses UsageLT PARK Driver’s Side Parking LampRT PARK Passenger’s Side Parking LampFAN 1 Cooling Fan 1AIRBAG/DISPLAYAirbag, DisplayTRANS TransmissionEC

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Fuses UsageBATT 3 Battery 3WSW Windshield WiperHTD MIR Heated MirrorBATT 1 Battery 1ABS MTR2 Antilock Brake System Motor 2AIR PUMP Air PumpBATT 2 Batt

Seite 278 - Cooling System

Capacities and SpecificationsThe following approximate capacities are given in English and metric conversions. See Recommended Fluids andLubricants on

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Child RestraintsOlder ChildrenOlder children who have outgrown booster seats shouldwear the vehicle’s safety belts.The manufacturer’s instructions tha

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ApplicationCapacitiesEnglish MetricFuel Tank3.5L Engine (with NU6 emissions) sold new in CA, ME,VT, NY, MA (see your dealer/retailer for bordering sta

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Maintenance Schedule ...6-2Introduction ...6-2Maintenance Requireme

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Maintenance ScheduleIntroductionImportant: Keep engine oil at the proper level andchange as recommended.Have you purchased the GM Protection Plan? The

Seite 283 - Power Steering Fluid

This schedule is for vehicles that:• carry passengers and cargo within recommendedlimits. You will find these limits on the Tire andLoading Information

Seite 284 - Windshield Washer Fluid

Scheduled MaintenanceWhen the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON messagecomes on, it means that service is required for yourvehicle. Have your vehicle serviced as

Seite 285 - Brake Fluid

Scheduled MaintenanceService Maintenance I Maintenance IIChange engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-17. Reset oil life system.See Engine Oi

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Additional Required ServicesThe following services should be performed at the first maintenance service (I or II) after the indicated miles(kilometers)

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Maintenance Footnotes† The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or theCalifornia Air Resources Board has determined that thefailure to perform this ma

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(h) Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if thevehicle is mainly driven under one or more of theseconditions:− In heavy city traffic where the

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At Each Fuel FillIt is important to perform these underhood checks ateach fuel fill.Engine Oil Level CheckNotice: It is important to check the engine o

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Q: What is the proper way to wear safety belts?A: An older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt andget the additional restraint a shoulder belt canpr

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At Least Once a YearStarter Switch Check{CAUTION:When you are doing this inspection, thevehicle could move suddenly. If the vehiclemoves, you or other

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Ignition Transmission Lock CheckWhile parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turnthe ignition to LOCK/OFF in each shift lever position.• The i

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Recommended Fluids andLubricantsFluids and lubricants identified below by name, partnumber, or specification can be obtained from yourdealer/retailer.Us

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Normal Maintenance Replacement PartsReplacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer/retailer.

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Engine Drive Belt Routing3.5L V6 and 3.9 V6 Engines 5.3L V8 Engine6-14

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Maintenance RecordAfter the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and thetype of services pe

Seite 297 - License Plate Lamp

Maintenance Record (cont’d)DateOdometerReadingServiced ByMaintenance I orMaintenance IIServices Performed6-16

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Maintenance Record (cont’d)DateOdometerReadingServiced ByMaintenance I orMaintenance IIServices Performed6-17

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Maintenance Record (cont’d)DateOdometerReadingServiced ByMaintenance I orMaintenance IIServices Performed6-18

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Customer Assistance and Information ...7-2Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2Online Owner Center ...

Seite 301 - Tire Sidewall Labeling

{CAUTION:Never do this.Here a child is sitting in a seat that has alap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part isbehind the child. In a crash, the child

Seite 302 - : The compact spare tire

Customer Assistance andInformationCustomer Satisfaction ProcedureYour satisfaction and goodwill are important toyour dealer and to Chevrolet. Normally

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Although you may be required to resort to this informaldispute resolution program prior to filing a court action,use of the program is free of charge a

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Online Owner CenterOnline Owner Center(United States only)The Owner Center is a resource for your GM ownershipneeds. Specific vehicle information can b

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Customer Assistance for TextTelephone (TTY) UsersTo assist customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, orspeech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTY

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Mexico, Central America andCaribbean Islands/Countries(Except Puerto Rico and U.S. VirginIslands) — Customer AssistanceGeneral Motors de Mexico, S. de

Seite 307 - Inflation - Tire Pressure

Services ProvidedThe following services are provided in the U.S. andCanada up to 5 years/100,000 miles (160 000 km),whichever occurs first, and, in Can

Seite 308 - How to Check

• Trip Interruption Benefits and Assistance(Canada only): In the event of a warranty relatedvehicle disablement, while en route and over250 kilometres

Seite 309 - Tire Pressure Monitor System

Towing and Road Service ExclusionsSpecifically excluded from Roadside Assistancecoverage are towing or services for vehicles operatedon a non-public ro

Seite 310 - Commission (FCC) and Industry

Transportation OptionsWarranty service can generally be completed while youwait. However, if you are unable to wait, GM helpsto minimize your inconven

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General Motors reserves the right to unilaterally modify,change or discontinue Courtesy Transportation atany time and to resolve all questions of clai

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Infants and Young ChildrenEveryone in a vehicle needs protection! This includesinfants and all other children. Neither the distancetraveled nor the ag

Seite 313 - TPMS Sensor Matching Process

Insuring Your VehicleProtect your investment in your GM vehicle withcomprehensive and collision insurance coverage.There are significant differences in

Seite 314 - Tire Inspection and Rotation

• If your vehicle cannot be driven, know where thetowing service will be taking it. Get a card fromthe tow truck operator or write down the driver’sna

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Managing the Vehicle Damage RepairProcessIn the event that your vehicle requires damage repairs,GM recommends that you take an active role in itsrepai

Seite 316 - When It Is Time for New Tires

Reporting Safety Defects to theCanadian GovernmentIf you live in Canada, and you believe that yourvehicle has a safety defect, notify Transport Canada

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Current and Past Model Order FormsTechnical Service Bulletins and Manuals are availablefor current and past model GM vehicles. To requestan order form

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Event Data RecordersThis vehicle has an Event Data Recorder (EDR).The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certaincrash or near crash-like situatio

Seite 319 - Uniform Tire Quality Grading

OnStar®If your vehicle has OnStar®and you subscribe tothe OnStar®services, please refer to the OnStar®Termsand Conditions for information on data coll

Seite 320 - Wheel Replacement

AAccessories and Modifications ... 5-3Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-EquippedVehicle ...

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Audio System(s) ... 3-69Automatic Door Lock ... 2-12Automatic Transmissi

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Child RestraintsChild Restraint Systems ... 1-37Infants and Young Children ... 1-34Lower Anchors a

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{CAUTION:Children who are up against, or very close to,any airbag when it inflates can be seriouslyinjured or killed. Airbags plus lap-shoulderbelts of

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Customer Assistance Information (cont.)Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ... 7-15Reporting Safety Defects to theCanadian Government ...

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EngineAir Cleaner/Filter ... 5-22Check and Service Engine Soon Light ... 3-39Coolant ...

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GGageEngine Coolant Temperature ... 3-38Fuel ... 3-43Speedometer ...

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JJump Starting ... 5-43KKeyless Entry System ... 2-4Keys ...

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LocksAutomatic Door Lock ... 2-12Delayed Locking ... 2-11Door ...

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OOdometer ... 3-29Off-Road Recovery ... 4-11OilEngine ...

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Privacy ... 7-16Event Data Recorders ... 7-17Navigation System .

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SSafety BeltReminder Light ... 3-30Safety BeltsCare of ...

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Steering Wheel Controls, Audio ... 3-86Steering Wheel, Tilt Wheel ... 3-6Storage AreasCenter Conso

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TowingRecreational Vehicle ... 4-26Towing a Trailer ... 4-27Your Vehicle ...

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Vehicle Damage WarningsYou will also find notices in this manual.Notice: These mean there is something that coulddamage your vehicle.A notice tells abo

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Q: What are the different types of add-on childrestraints?A: Add-on child restraints, which are purchased by thevehicle’s owner, are available in four

Seite 336 - Appearance Care

WindshieldWasher ... 3-10Washer Fluid ... 5-38Wiper Blad

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{CAUTION:The body structure of a young child is quiteunlike that of an adult or older child, for whomthe safety belts are designed. A young child’ship

Seite 338 - Plastic Surfaces

A booster seat (C-D) is a child restraint designed toimprove the fit of the vehicle’s safety belt system.A booster seat can also help a child to see ou

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To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraintmust be secured in the vehicle. Child restraint systemsmust be secured in vehicle seats by lap

Seite 340 - Finish Care

Where to Put the RestraintAccident statistics show that children are safer if theyare restrained in the rear rather than the front seat.We recommend t

Seite 341 - Aluminum Wheels

{CAUTION:A child in a child restraint in the center frontseat can be badly injured or killed by thefrontal airbags if they inflate. Never secure achild

Seite 342 - Chemical Paint Spotting

Lower AnchorsLower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle.There are two lower anchors for each LATCH seatingposition that will accommodate

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Your child restraint may have a single tether (A) or adual tether (C). Either will have a single attachment (B)to secure the top tether to the anchor.

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To assist you in locatingthe top tether anchors, thetop tether anchor symbolis located on the cover.The top tether anchors are located under the cover

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Securing a Child Restraint Designed forthe LATCH System{CAUTION:If a LATCH-type child restraint is not attachedto anchors, the restraint will not be a

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Front Seats ...1-2Manual Seats ...1-2Power Seats ...

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{CAUTION:Children can be seriously injured or strangledif a shoulder belt is wrapped around their neckand the safety belt continues to tighten.Secure

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2.3. Route, attach, and tighten the top tetheraccording to your child restraint instructionsand the following instructions:If the position you areusin

Seite 349 - Capacities and Specifications

If you need to install more than one child restraint in therear seat, be sure to read Where to Put the Restrainton page 1-40.1. Put the child restrain

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5. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint,pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten thelap portion of the belt, and feed the sho

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Securing a Child Restraint in theCenter Front Seat Position{CAUTION:A child in a child restraint in the center frontseat can be badly injured or kille

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{CAUTION:A child in a rear-facing child restraint can beseriously injured or killed if the right frontpassenger’s airbag inflates. This is becausethe b

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3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulderportions of the vehicle’s safety belt through oraround the restraint. The child restraint inst

Seite 354 - Scheduled Maintenance

6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint,pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten thelap portion of the belt and feed the shou

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Airbag SystemYour vehicle has the following airbags:• A frontal airbag for the driver.• A frontal airbag for the right front passengerYour vehicle may

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{CAUTION:Frontal airbags are designed to deploy inmoderate to severe frontal and near frontalcrashes. They are not designed to inflate inrollover, rear

Seite 357 - Maintenance Footnotes

Front SeatsManual Seats{CAUTION:You can lose control of the vehicle if you try toadjust a manual driver’s seat while the vehicleis moving. The sudden

Seite 358 - Owner Checks and Services

{CAUTION:Airbags plus lap-shoulder belts offer the bestprotection for adults, but not for youngchildren and infants. Neither the vehicle’ssafety belt

Seite 359 - At Least Once a Month

Where Are the Airbags?The driver’s airbag is in the middle of the steeringwheel.The right front passenger’s airbag is in the instrumentpanel on the pa

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If your vehicle has roof-rail airbags for the driver, rightfront passenger, and second row outboard passengers,they are in the ceiling above the side

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When Should an Airbag Inflate?Frontal airbags are designed to inflate in moderate tosevere frontal or near-frontal crashes to help reduce thepotential f

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What Makes an Airbag Inflate?In a deployment event, the sensing system sends anelectrical signal triggering a release of gas from theinflator. Gas from

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{CAUTION:When an airbag inflates, there may be dust inthe air. This dust could cause breathingproblems for people with a history of asthma orother brea

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Passenger Sensing SystemYour vehicle has a passenger sensing system for theright front passenger’s position. The passengerairbag status indicator will

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{CAUTION:A child in a rear-facing child restraint can beseriously injured or killed if the right frontpassenger’s airbag inflates. This is becausethe b

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If a child restraint has been installed and the onindicator is lit, turn the vehicle off. Remove the childrestraint from the vehicle and reinstall the

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Safety belts help keep the passenger in position on theseat during vehicle maneuvers and braking, whichhelps the passenger sensing system maintain the

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Power SeatsIf the vehicle has power seats, the controls used tooperate them are located on the outboard side of theseats. To adjust the seat, do any o

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A thick layer of additional material, such as a blanketor cushion, or aftermarket equipment such as seatcovers, seat heaters, and seat massagers can a

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Adding Equipment to YourAirbag-Equipped VehicleQ: Is there anything I might add to or changeabout the vehicle that could keep the airbagsfrom working

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Restraint System CheckChecking the Restraint SystemsSafety BeltsNow and then, make sure the safety belt reminder lightand all your belts, buckles, lat

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Replacing Restraint System PartsAfter a Crash{CAUTION:A crash can damage the restraint systems inyour vehicle. A damaged restraint systemmay not prope

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Keys ...2-3Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ...2-4Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)

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Mirrors ...2-35Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-35Manual Rearview Mir

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Keys{CAUTION:Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignitionkey is dangerous for many reasons, childrenor others could be badly injured or even killed

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Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)SystemIf the vehicle has the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)system, it operates on a radio frequency subjectto Federal Communicat

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Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)System OperationThe vehicle’s doors can be locked and unlocked, andthe trunk can be unlatched from about 3 feet (1 m)up to 6

Seite 379 - Collision Damage Repair

Heated SeatsIf your vehicle has thisfeature, the buttons thatcontrol temperature forthe driver’s and frontpassenger’s seats arelocated on the climatec

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Q(Lock): Press the lock button to lock all the doors.If enabled through the Driver Information Center(DIC), the parking lamps will flash once to indica

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Battery ReplacementUnder normal use, the battery in your RKE transmittershould last about four years.The battery is weak if the transmitter will not w

Seite 382 - Reporting Safety Defects

Remote Vehicle StartYour vehicle may have a remote starting feature thatallows you to start the engine from outside the vehicle.It may also start the

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The engine will shut off automatically after 10 minutes,unless a time extension has been done or thevehicle’s key is inserted into the ignition switch

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Doors and LocksDoor Locks{CAUTION:Unlocked doors can be dangerous.• Passengers, especially children, can easilyopen the doors and fall out of a moving

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Power Door LocksA power door lock switchis located on both frontdoors next to the doorhandle.Press the top of the switch to unlock all doors, or press

Seite 386 - Identification (RFID)

Automatic Door LockThe doors will automatically lock when the shift lever ismoved out of PARK (P). The automatic door lockingfeature cannot be disable

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When you want to open a rear door when the securitylock is on, do the following:1. Unlock the door using the remote keyless entrytransmitter, if the v

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Trunk ReleaseTo open the trunk from the outside, press the opentrunk button on the remote keyless entry transmitter,if equipped.Remote Trunk ReleaseYo

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Windows{CAUTION:Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in avehicle with the windows closed is dangerous.They can be overcome by the extreme heatan

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To operate a manual reclining seatback:1. Lift the recline lever.2. Move the seatback to the desired position, thenrelease the lever to lock the seatb

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Power Windows{CAUTION:Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in avehicle with the windows closed is dangerous.They can be overcome from extreme he

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Express-Down WindowThe driver’s window switch has an express-downfeature labeled AUTO. This lets you lower the windowcompletely without holding the sw

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Theft-Deterrent SystemsVehicle theft is big business, especially in some cities.Although your vehicle has a number of theft-deterrentfeatures, we know

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Disarming with the RKE TransmitterThe alarm system will disarm when you use your RKEtransmitter to unlock the doors.The first time a remote unlock comm

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PASS-Key®III+ OperationYour vehicle has PASS-Key®III+ (PersonalizedAutomotive Security System) theft-deterrent system.PASS-Key®III+ is a passive theft

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4. Insert the new key to be programmed and turn it tothe ON/RUN position within five seconds ofremoving the original key.The security light will turn o

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Ignition PositionsWith the ignition key in theignition, the key can beturned to four differentpositions.In order to shift out of PARK (P), the ignitio

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Key In the IgnitionNever leave your vehicle with the keys inside, as it is aneasy target for joy riders or thieves. If you leave thekey in the ignitio

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Starting Procedure1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn theignition key to START. When the engine starts,let go of the key. The idle speed

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Engine Coolant HeaterYour vehicle may have this feature. In very coldweather, 0°F (−18°C) or colder, the engine coolantheater can help. You will get e

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