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Seats and Restraint Systems
........................... 1-1
Front Seats
............................................... 1-2
Rear Seats
............................................... 1-7
Safety Belts
.............................................. 1-9
Child Restraints
....................................... 1-30
Airbag System
......................................... 1-52
Restraint System Check
............................ 1-67
Features and Controls
..................................... 2-1
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Doors and Locks
....................................... 2-8
................................................. 2-22
Theft-Deterrent Systems
............................ 2-24
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
........... 2-26
.................................................... 2-43
...................................... 2-55
Universal Home Remote System
................ 2-58
Storage Areas
......................................... 2-62
.................................................. 2-89
Vehicle Personalization
............................. 2-90
Instrument Panel
............................................. 3-1
Instrument Panel Overview
.......................... 3-4
Climate Controls
...................................... 3-20
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
........ 3-28
Driver Information Center (DIC)
.................. 3-46
Audio System(s)
....................................... 3-66
Driving Your Vehicle
....................................... 4-1
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
..... 4-2
................................................... 4-57
Service and Appearance Care
.......................... 5-1
..................................................... 5-3
......................................................... 5-5
Checking Things Under the Hood
............... 5-11
Rear Axle
............................................... 5-49
Four-Wheel Drive
..................................... 5-50
Front Axle
............................................... 5-51
Bulb Replacement
.................................... 5-52
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
......... 5-61
...................................................... 5-62
Appearance Care
................................... 5-103
Vehicle Identification
............................... 5-111
Electrical System
.................................... 5-111
Capacities and Specifications
................... 5-120
Maintenance Schedule
..................................... 6-1
Maintenance Schedule
................................ 6-2
Customer Assistance and Information
.............. 7-1
Customer Assistance and Information
........... 7-2
Reporting Safety Defects
........................... 7-14
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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Manual M
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Seats and Restraint Systems... 1-1Front Seats... 1-2Rear Seats...

Seite 2 - How to Use This Manual

Heated SeatsIf your vehicle has thisfeature, the buttons arelocated on the front doors.The engine must berunning for the heatedseats to work.To heat t

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Passlock®Your vehicle is equipped with the Passlock®theft-deterrent system.Passlock®is a passive theft-deterrent system. Passlock®enables fuel if the

Seite 4 - Vehicle Symbols

Ignition PositionsUse the key to turn the ignition switch to four differentpositions.A (LOCK): This position locks the ignition andtransmission. It is

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Starting the EngineYour vehicle is equipped with Starter Motor Control.This feature assists in starting the engine and protectsthe electrical system.

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Adjustable Throttle and Brake PedalIf your vehicle has this feature, you can change theposition of the throttle and brake pedals. This feature isdesig

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To Use the Engine Coolant Heater1. Turn off the engine.2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. Thecord is located on the driver’s side of the

Seite 8 - Front Seats

{CAUTION:It is dangerous to get out of your vehicle if theshift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with theparking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll.

Seite 9 - Power Lumbar

NEUTRAL (N): In this position, your engine does notconnect with the drive wheels. To restart when youare already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only.{CAUTION

Seite 10 - Heated Seats

SECOND (2): This position gives you more power butlower fuel economy. You can use SECOND (2) onhills. It can help control your speed as you go downste

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Four-Wheel DriveIf your vehicle has four-wheel drive, you will see thebuttons shown below. You can send your engine’sdriving power to all four wheels

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4 n (Four-Wheel Low): This setting also engagesyour front axle and delivers extra torque. You may neverneed this setting. It sends maximum power to al

Seite 13 - Rear Seats

Reclining SeatbacksIf the seats have manual reclining seatbacks, the leveris located on the outboard side of the seat cushions.To adjust the seatback,

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Shifting Into Four-Wheel LowTo shift to the Four-Wheel Low position, the ignitionmust be in RUN and the vehicle must be stoppedor moving less than 3 m

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If the Four-Wheel High, AUTO 4WD or Two-WheelHigh switch is pressed when your vehicle is in gearand/or moving, the Four-Wheel High, AUTO 4WDor Two-Whe

Seite 16 - Why Safety Belts Work

4. Release the parking brake.Notice: Shifting the transmission into gear beforethe Four-Wheel Low indicator light has stoppedflashing could damage the

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If the ignition is on when the parking brake is released,the brake system warning light will go off.Notice: Driving with the parking brake on canoverh

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

Seite 19 - Safety Belts

Shifting Out of Park (P)Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lockcontrol system. You have to fully apply your regularbrakes before you can

Seite 20 - Driver Position

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

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{CAUTION:It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicle ifthe shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with theparking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can r

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Compass OperationPress the on/off button once to turn the compass onor off.There is a compass display in the window in the upperright corner of the mi

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2. Press and hold the on/off button for six seconds.Release the button when ZONE is displayed. Thenumber shown is the current zone number.3. Scroll th

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{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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Temperature and Compass DisplayPress the on/off button, located to the far left, briefly toturn the compass/temperature display on or off.If the displa

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2. Press and hold the on/off button until a Z and azone number appears in the display. The compassis now in zone mode.3. Keep pressing the on/off butt

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Passenger Airbag IndicatorThe vehicle may be equipped with a passenger airbagindicator, on the mirror glass, just above the buttons.For more informati

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Compass VarianceCompass variance is the difference between earth’smagnetic north and true geographic north. The mirror isset to zone eight upon leavin

Seite 29 - Lap Belt

Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirrorwith Compass and TemperatureDisplayYour vehicle may be equipped with this feature. When on,an automatic dimming mirro

Seite 30 - Rear Seat Passengers

In order to calibrate, CAL must be displayed in themirror compass windows. If CAL is not displayed, pushin the COMP button for approximately eight sec

Seite 31 - Lap-Shoulder Belt

Passenger Airbag IndicatorThe mirror may be equipped with a passenger airbagindicator on the mirror glass, just above the buttons.If the vehicle has t

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Outside Power MirrorsThe controls are locatedon the driver’s doorarmrest.Move the upper selector switch to the left or right tochoose the mirror to be

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Outside Convex Mirror{CAUTION:A convex mirror can make things (like othervehicles) look farther away than they really are.If you cut too sharply into

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Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrorwith Curb View AssistYour vehicle may have this feature.The driver’s outside mirror will adjust for the glare of thehe

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Head RestraintsAdjust your head restraint so that the top of the restraintis closest to the top of your head. This positionreduces the chance of a nec

Seite 36 - Child Restraints

A complete OnStar®User’s Guide and the Terms andConditions of the OnStar®Subscription ServiceAgreement are included in the vehicle’s glove boxliteratu

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OnStar®Personal CallingAs an OnStar®subscriber, the Personal Callingcapability allows you to make hands-free calls using awireless system that is inte

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Universal Home RemoteSystemThe Universal Home Remote System, a combineduniversal transmitter and receiver, provides a way toreplace up to three hand-h

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Universal Home Remote SystemOperationDo not use the Universal Home Remote with anygarage door opener that does not have the “stop andreverse” feature.

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3. Simultaneously press and hold both the desiredUniversal Home Remote button and the hand-heldtransmitter button. Do not release the buttonsuntil Ste

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Gate Operator and CanadianProgrammingCanadian radio-frequency laws require transmittersignals to time out or quit after several seconds oftransmission

Seite 42 - Child Restraint Systems

Reprogramming a Single UniversalHome Remote ButtonTo program a device to Universal Home Remote usinga Universal Home Remote button previously trained,

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Front Armrest Storage AreaYour vehicle may have a center armrest storagecompartment in the front bench seat.To open it, fold down the armrest and pres

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• If you need to carry long items, move the crossrailsas far apart as they will go. Tie the load to thecrossrails and the siderails or siderail suppor

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To remove a cargo panel(s), do the following:1. Lower the tailgate. Use the ignition/door key tounlock the tailgate if it is locked. See Tailgate onpa

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3. Fold the seatback forward until it is flat. You mayhave to move the front seats forward slightly todo this.4. Repeat the procedure for the other sid

Seite 47 - Children (LATCH)

3. Pull each cargo panel up and then out from theside rails and set it aside. Remove as manycargo panels as needed.4. If cargo panel 1 needs to be rem

Seite 48 - Top Tether Anchor

Cargo Panel Storage SystemThe three cargo panels can be stored in the cargo areausing the storage strap system. To store the panels,do the following:1

Seite 49 - Locations

Use the following instructions for the proper storagesequence and location for each panel:A. Secure the first secondary strap.B. Secure the last second

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3. Store cargo panel 2 by loading the cargo panel withlatches down and facing toward you.4. Store cargo panel 3 by loading the cargo panel withlatches

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5. Move the rest of the strap system inside the cargobox, covering the three cargo covers (A). Fastenthe four strap clips (B).6. Tighten all straps by

Seite 52 - Seat Position

7. Close both cross locks at the center of the strapsystem to secure tightly.Panels 3, 2, 1 Loaded2-71

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Reinstalling the Cargo Cover PanelsTo reinstall a cargo panel do the following.1. Remove the cargo panel(s) from the storage strapsystem.You can eithe

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3. Push both left latches away from you to lock thelatches. Remember that there are two latches oneach side for panel 1. You should hear a click whene

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5. Push the latches away from you, starting with theleft latch, to lock the panel in place. You shouldhear a click when each latch locks correctly.6.

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7. Push the latches away from you, starting with theleft latch, to lock the panel in place. You shouldhear a click when each latch locks.Folding and S

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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 58 - Airbag System

2. Fold the four strap ends towards the center asshown.3. Take the short strap and surround the foldedwebbing, forming a package.4. Take the long stra

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Cargo Tie DownsCargo tie downs are located in the rear cargo area thatcan be used to secure cargo.The tie downs can also be used to secure the cargoco

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The areas where water could collect are:A. Top drain gratesB. Removable front drain grate (Midgate drain gate)C. Side rail channels and catch cupsD. F

Seite 61 - Where Are the Airbags?

Top Drain Grates – Removal andCleaningThe top drain grates are located near the rear glass onboth sides of the vehicle. You may need to clean thegrate

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To replace the drain grate do the following:1. Line up the clips on the vehicle with the slots in thegrate.2. When you are sure that the clips are ali

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Midgate Drain Grate Removal andCleaningThe midgate drain grate is located near the base of themidgate in the cargo area. You will find a removabledrain

Seite 64 - When Should an Airbag Inflate?

Cargo Area Floor DrainsYour vehicle also has four cargo-area floor drainslocated under the cargo mat near the sides of the cargoarea. These drains shou

Seite 65 - How Does an Airbag Restrain?

Tonneau Cover{CAUTION:Improperly stored tonneau cover componentscould be thrown about the vehicle during acollision or sudden maneuver. You or othersc

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Removing the Tonneau Cover1. Starting at the rear corner of the driver’s side of thevehicle, pull the loop (F) toward you and then pullup so the plast

Seite 67 - Passenger Sensing System

3. Roll the cover toward the front of the vehicle. Theplastic lip (E) will release from the siderails (C) asyou roll the cover forward.4. Stow the cov

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A few crashes are mild, and some crashes can be soserious that even buckled up, a person would notsurvive. But most crashes are in between. In many of

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To use the storage bag, do the following:1. Attach the bag to the cargo tie downs as shown.Unzip the top of the storage bag.2. With the tonneau cover

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Removing the Front/Rear Railsand BowsBefore moving on to the next step, you will want toattach the storage bag to the cargo tie downs, if it is notalr

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4. Remove the front rail by first twisting up the edgenearest you, to clear the midgate seals, and thenpulling it out from the side rails.5. Stow both

Seite 72 - Airbag-Equipped Vehicle

• When placing the bows in the side rails, it is easiestto place the spring-loaded bow end in first.• When placing the bows,locate the small notchesin

Seite 73 - Restraint System Check

If a hand, arm, or other object is blocking the sunroofglass panel as it is closing, the glass panel will stopat the obstruction. After the obstructio

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To store the memory settings, do the following:1. While the vehicle is in PARK (P), adjust the driver’sseat, including the seatback recliner and lumba

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✍ NOTES2-92

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

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Transmission Temperature Gage ...3-38Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-40Oil Pressure Gage ...

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Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The riderdoes not stop.1-11

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Instrument Panel Overview3-4

Seite 81 - Resynchronization

The main components of your instrument panel are the following:A. Air Outlets. See Outlet Adjustment on page 3-27.B. Exterior Lamps Control. See Exter

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Hazard Warning FlashersYour hazard warning flashers let you warn others. Theyalso let police know you have a problem. Your frontand rear turn signal la

Seite 83 - Delayed Locking

Tilt WheelThe tilt steering wheel allows you to adjust the steeringwheel before you drive. You can raise it to the highestlevel to give your legs more

Seite 84 - Lockout Protection

• L Windshield Washer. See Windshield Washeron page 3-10.• I Cruise Control. See Cruise Control onpage 3-10.For information on the exterior lamps, see

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Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer53(Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer): Tochange the headlamps from low to high beam, push thelever toward the instrument pa

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Be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper bladesbefore using them. If they’re frozen to the windshield,carefully loosen or thaw them. If your blade

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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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Resuming a Set SpeedSuppose you set your cruise control at a desired speedand then you apply the brake. This, of course,disengages the cruise control.

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Passing Another Vehicle While UsingCruise ControlUse the accelerator pedal to increase your speed.When you take your foot off the pedal, your vehicle

Seite 90 - Reinstalling the Rear Glass

The person keeps going until stopped by something. Ina real vehicle, it could be the windshield...or the instrument panel...1-12

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Exterior LampsThe control on the driver’s side of your instrument paneloperates the exterior lamps.The exterior lamp control has four positions:9(Off)

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Headlamps on ReminderIf a door is open, a reminder chime will sound when yourheadlamps or parking lamps are manually turned on andyour key is out of t

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Your vehicle has a light sensor located on the top of theinstrument panel. Be sure it is not covered, or thesystem will be on whenever the ignition is

Seite 94 - Tailgate

Auxiliary Roof Mounted LampIf your vehicle has this feature, this button includeswiring provisions for a dealer or a qualified servicecenter to install

Seite 95 - Tailgate Removal

Dome LampsThe dome lamps will come on when you open a door orthe midgate, if equipped, and will turn off when alldoors or midgate are closed.You can a

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Accessory Power Outlet(s)Your vehicle may be equipped with two accessorypower outlets located on the instrument panel.Your vehicle may also have an ou

Seite 97 - Power Windows

Climate ControlsDual Climate Control SystemWith this system you can control the heating, coolingand ventilation for your vehicle.Fan Control9(Fan): Tu

Seite 98 - Theft-Deterrent Systems

h (Recirculation): The recirculation mode is used torecirculate the air inside of your vehicle. Use this mode tohelp prevent outside odors and/or dust

Seite 99 - Testing the Alarm

Rear Window DefoggerIf your vehicle has a rear defogger, the lines you see onthe rear window warm the glass. The rear windowdefogger uses a warming gr

Seite 100 - Starting and Operating Your

Driver’s Side Temperature KnobThe driver’s side knob is used to adjust the temperatureof the air coming through the system on the driver’sside. The te

Seite 101 - Ignition Positions

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 102 - Starting the Engine

Automatic OperationAUTO (Automatic): When automatic operation isactive the system will control the inside temperature, theair delivery, and the fan sp

Seite 103 - Engine Coolant Heater

9(Off): Press this button to turn off the entire climatecontrol system. Outside air will still enter the vehicle, andwill be directed to the floor. Thi

Seite 104 - {CAUTION:

When the weather is cool or damp, operating the systemin recirculation for extended periods of time may causefogging of the vehicle’s windows. To clea

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Defogging and DefrostingYou can use either defog or front defrost to clear fog orfrost from your windshield. Use the defog mode toclear the windows of

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Operation Tips•Keep the hood and front air inlets free of ice, snow,or any other obstruction (such as leaves). Theheater and defroster will work far b

Seite 107 - Tow/Haul Mode

Instrument Panel ClusterYour instrument cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You’ll know how fastyou’re going,

Seite 108 - Four-Wheel Drive

Speedometer and OdometerYour speedometer lets you see your speed in bothmiles per hour (mph) and kilometers per hour (km/h).Your vehicle’s odometer wo

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Airbag Readiness LightThere is an airbag readiness light on the instrumentpanel, which shows the airbag symbol. The systemchecks the airbag’s electric

Seite 110 - Shifting Into Four-Wheel Low

Passenger Airbag Status IndicatorIf your vehicle has a passenger sensing system,your rearview mirror will have a passenger airbag statusindicator.When

Seite 111 - Shifting Out of NEUTRAL

Your vehicle has a rear seat that will accommodate arear-facing child restraint. A label on your sun visor says,“Never put a rear-facing child seat in

Seite 112 - Parking Brake

GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem,CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem, and thenames AVALANCHE and Z71 are registered trademarksof General Motors Corporati

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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 anaccide

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Charging System LightThe charging system lightwill come on briefly whenyou turn on the ignition,but the engine is notrunning, as a check toshow you it

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Readings in the low warning zone may occur when alarge number of electrical accessories are operating inthe vehicle and the engine is left at an idle

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If the light comes on while you are driving, pull off theroad and stop carefully. You may notice that the pedal isharder to push or may go closer to t

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Low Tire Pressure Warning LightThis light and a chime willcome on along with theCHECK TIRE PRESSUREmessage in the DICwhen one or more of yourtires is

Seite 118 - Compass Variance

Engine Coolant Temperature GageThis gage shows the engine coolant temperature.It also provides an indicator of how hard your vehicle isworking. During

Seite 119 - Temperature Display

See Driver Information Center (DIC) on page 3-46 forfurther information.If your vehicle has an Allison transmission, and the fluidreaches temperatures

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Malfunction Indicator LampCheck Engine LightYour vehicle is equippedwith a computer whichmonitors operation of thefuel, ignition, and emissioncontrol

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If the Light is FlashingThe following may prevent more serious damage toyour vehicle:• Reducing vehicle speed• Avoiding hard accelerations• Avoiding s

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Emissions Inspection and MaintenanceProgramsSome state/provincial and local governments have ormay begin programs to inspect the emission controlequip

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A reading in the low pressure zone may be caused by adangerously low oil level or some other problemcausing low oil pressure. Check your oil as soon a

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3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you.Do not let it get twisted.The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the beltacross you very quick

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Cruise Control LightThis light comes onwhenever you set yourcruise control.The light will go out when the cruise control is turned off.See Cruise Cont

Seite 126 - Outside Camper-Type Mirrors

Fuel GageWhen the ignition is on, the fuel gage tells you abouthow much fuel you have left in your tank.The gage will first indicate empty before you a

Seite 127 - Outside Power Mirrors

Driver Information Center (DIC)The Driver Information Center (DIC) display is locatedon the instrument panel cluster, below the speedometer.If your ve

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DIC Operation and DisplaysThe Driver Information Center (DIC) comes on when theignition is on. After a short delay, the DIC will displaythe informatio

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Tire Pressures: The tire pressure mode is availableonly on vehicles equipped with a tire pressure monitor.Press the trip information button until TIRE

Seite 130 - Directions and Connections

Fuel Used: Press the fuel information button untilFUEL USED appears on the display. This mode showsthe number of gallons or liters of fuel used since

Seite 131 - Steering Wheel Controls

DIC Warnings and MessagesWarning messages are displayed on the DriverInformation Center (DIC) to notify the driver that thestatus of the vehicle has c

Seite 132 - Universal Home Remote

Pressing any of the four DIC buttons will acknowledgethe message and clear it from the DIC display. Ifyour vehicle does not have the four DIC buttons,

Seite 133 - Operation

CHECK OIL LEVELIf the oil level in the vehicle is low, this message willappear on the DIC. Check the oil level and correct it asnecessary. You may nee

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ENGINE COOLANT HOTIf the cooling system temperature gets hot, this messagewill appear in the DIC. Turn off the air conditioning. If themessage is stil

Seite 135 - Erasing Universal Home Remote

The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug onthe hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, thisapplies force to the strong pelvic bones. A

Seite 136 - Storage Areas

LEFT REAR DOOR AJARIf the driver’s side rear door is not fully closed and thevehicle is in a drive gear, this message will appearon the display and yo

Seite 137 - Luggage Carrier

PASSENGER DOOR AJARIf the passenger’s door is not fully closed and thevehicle is in a drive gear, this message will appear onthe display and you will

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SERVICE AIR BAGIf there is a problem with the airbag system, thismessage will be displayed on the DIC. Have yourGM dealer inspect the system for probl

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SERVICE TIRE MONITORThis message will be displayed if any of the tire monitorsensors have malfunctioned, if the tire monitor sensorshave not been prog

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TIGHTEN FUEL CAPIf the vehicle’s fuel cap is not tightened properly thismessage may appear along with the check engine lighton the instrument panel. S

Seite 141 - Cargo Panel Storage System

TRANSMISSION HOTNotice: If you drive your vehicle while thetransmission fluid is overheating and thetransmission temperature warning is displayed onthe

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DIC Vehicle CustomizationYour vehicle may have customization capabilities thatallow you to program some features to one settingbased on your preferenc

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Door Lock DelayIf your DIC does not have this feature, you can stillprogram the delayed locking feature. See DelayedLocking on page 2-9 for more infor

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Unlock FeedbackPress the customization button until UNLOCKFEEDBACK appears in the display. To select yourpreference for the feedback you will receive

Seite 145 - Panels 3, 2, 1 Loaded

Perimeter LightsPress the customization button until PERIMETERLIGHTS appears in the display. To select yourpreference for perimeter lighting, press th

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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

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Curb ViewPress the customization button until CURB VIEWappears in the display. To select your preference forcurb view, press the select button while C

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LanguageTo select your preference for display language, press theselect button while LANGUAGE is displayed on the DIC.Pressing the select button will

Seite 149 - Folding and Storage of Straps

Audio System(s)Determine which radio your vehicle has and then readthe pages following to familiarize yourself with itsfeatures.Driving without distra

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While your vehicle is parked:• Familiarize yourself with all of its controls.• Familiarize yourself with its operation.• Set up your audio system by p

Seite 151 - All-Weather Cargo Area

Radio with CDIf your vehicle has the Bose®audio system, yourvehicle will have six Bose®amplified speakers.Radio Data System (RDS)The audio system has a

Seite 152 - Maintenance and Cleaning

XM™ Satellite Radio ServiceXM™ is a satellite radio service that is based in the48 contiguous United States and in Canada (if available).XM™ offers ov

Seite 153 - Cleaning

Finding a StationBAND: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2,AM, or XM1 or XM2 (if equipped). The display willshow the selection.o TUNE p: Turn

Seite 154 - Side Rail Channels

Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)AUDIO: Push and release the AUDIO knob until BASSor TREB appears on the display. Turn the knob toincrease or to decrease

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Finding a Program Type (PTY) Station(RDS and XM™)To select and find a desired PTY perform the following:1. Press the TYPE button to activate program ty

Seite 156 - Top-Box Storage

Setting Preset PTYs (RDS Only)These buttons have factory PTY presets. Up to 12 PTYs(six FM1 and six FM2), can be programmed on thesix numbered pushbut

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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

Seite 158 - Removing the Tonneau Cover

XM™ Radio MessagesRadio DisplayMessageCondition Action RequiredXL (Explicit LanguageChannels)XL on the radio display,after the channel name,indicates

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XM™ Radio Messages (cont’d)Radio DisplayMessageCondition Action RequiredNo Info Category Name notavailableNo category information is available at this

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Playing a CDInsert a CD part way into the slot, label side up. Theplayer will pull it in and the CD should begin playing. Ifyou want to insert a CD wi

Seite 161 - Removing the Front/Rear Rails

3 REV (Reverse): Press and hold this pushbutton toquickly reverse within a track. Press and hold thispushbutton for less than two seconds to reverse a

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CD MessagesIf the CD comes out, it could be for one of the followingreasons:• It is very hot. When the temperature returns tonormal, the CD should pla

Seite 163 - • When placing the bows

Radio Data System (RDS)The audio system has a Radio Data System (RDS).RDS features are available for use only on FM stationsthat broadcast RDS informa

Seite 164 - Vehicle Personalization

For XM™ (if equipped), press the INFO knob while inXM™ mode to retrieve four different categories ofinformation related to the current song or channel

Seite 165 - Easy Exit Seat

Setting Preset StationsUp to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM,six XM1 and six XM2 (if equipped)), can be programedon the six numbered pushbut

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Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)AUDIO: To adjust the balance between the rightand the left speakers, push and release the AUDIOknob until BAL app

Seite 167 - Section 3 Instrument Panel

BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequencyallows the radio to switch to a stronger station with thesame program type. To turn alternate frequency

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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

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Radio MessagesCAL ERR (Calibration Error): The audio system hasbeen calibrated for your vehicle from the factory. IfCAL ERR appears on the display, it

Seite 170 - Instrument Panel Overview

XM™ Radio Messages (cont’d)Radio DisplayMessageCondition Action RequiredCH Unavail Channel no longeravailableThis previously assigned channel is no lo

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XM™ Radio Messages (cont’d)Radio DisplayMessageCondition Action RequiredUnknown Radio ID not known(should only be ifhardware failure)If this message i

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Notice: If you add any label to a CD, insert morethan one CD into the slot at a time, or attemptto play scratched or damaged CDs, you coulddamage the

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Playing a Specific Loaded CDFor every CD loaded, a number will appear on thedisplay. To play a specific CD, first press the CD AUXbutton, then press the

Seite 174 - Turn and Lane-Change Signals

RPT (Repeat): With repeat, one track or an entire CDcan be repeated.To use repeat, do the following:• To repeat the track you are listening to, press

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INFO (Information): Press this knob to see how longthe current track has been playing. To change thedefault on the display, track or elapsed time, pre

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To delete tracks from the song list, perform the followingsteps:1. Turn the CD player on.2. Press the SONG LIST button to turn song list on.S-LIST wil

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CD MessagesCHECK CD: If this message appears on the displayand/or the CD comes out, it could be for one of thefollowing reasons:• It is very hot. When

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Navigation/Radio SystemYour vehicle may have a navigation radio system.The navigation system has built-in features intended tominimize driver distract

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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 180 - Exterior Lamps

When using the wired headphones, if the front seatpassengers play a CD in the Radio with Six-Disc CD(if equipped) or use XM™ Satellite Radio Service(i

Seite 181 - Automatic Headlamp System

To use the auxiliary inputs on the RSE system, connectan external auxiliary device to the color-coded RCAjacks and turn both the auxiliary device and

Seite 182 - Fog Lamps

Video ScreenThe video screen is located in the overhead console. Touse the video screen, push forward on the releaselatch and the screen will fold dow

Seite 183 - Instrument Panel Brightness

DVD Player ButtonsO(Power): Press this button to turn the RSE systemon and off. The power indicator light will illuminatewhen the power is on.X (Eject

Seite 184 - Battery Run-Down Protection

Playing a DiscTo play a disc, gently insert the disc with the label sideup into the loading slot. The DVD player will continueloading the disc and the

Seite 185 - Accessory Power Outlet(s)

Remote Control ButtonsO (Power): Press this button to turn the DVD playeron and off.v (Title): Press this button to return the DVD to themain menu of

Seite 186 - Climate Controls

1 through 0 (Numeric Keypad): The numeric keypadprovides you with the capability of direct chapter,title, and track number selection.}10 (Double Digit

Seite 187 - Defogging and Defrosting

Battery ReplacementTo change the batteries, do the following:1. Remove the battery compartment door located onthe bottom of the remote control.2. Repl

Seite 188 - Rear Window Defogger

Problem Recommended ActionIn auxiliary mode, thepicture moves or scrolls.Check the auxiliary inputconnections at bothdevices.Change the Video Formatto

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Problem Recommended ActionSometimes the wirelessheadphone audio cuts outor buzzes.Check for obstructions,low batteries, receptionrange, and interferen

Seite 190 - Automatic Operation

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

Seite 191 - Manual Operation

DVD DistortionThere may be an experience with audio distortion in thewireless headphones when operating cellular phones,scanners, CB radios, Global Po

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SRC (Source): Press this button to select a source:radio, CDs, or DVDs.x SEEK w: When listening to FM1, FM2, or AM,press the up or the down arrow to g

Seite 193 - Outlet Adjustment

Audio Steering Wheel ControlsSome audio controls can be adjusted at the steeringwheel. They include the following:g (OnStar®/Mute): If your vehicle ha

Seite 194 - Indicators

Radio ReceptionYou may experience frequency interference and staticduring normal radio reception if items such as cellphonechargers, vehicle convenien

Seite 195 - Instrument Panel Cluster

Care of the CD and DVD PlayerThe use of CD lens cleaners for CDs is not advised,due to the risk of contaminating the lens of the CD opticswith lubrica

Seite 196 - Safety Belt Reminder Light

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

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Your Driving, the Road, andYour VehicleDefensive DrivingThe best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drivedefensively.Please start with a very im

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Drunken DrivingDeath and injury associated with drinking and driving isa national tragedy. It is the number one contributorto the highway death toll,

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According to the American Medical Association, a 180 lb(82 kg) person who drinks three 12 ounce (355 ml)bottles of beer in an hour will end up with a

Seite 200 - Voltmeter Gage

A driver with a BAC level of 0.06 percent has doubled hisor her chance of having a collision. At a BAC level of0.10 percent, the chance of this driver

Seite 201 - Brake System Warning Light

To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle.The belt should go back out of the way.Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of t

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BrakingSee Brake System Warning Light on page 3-35.Braking action involves perception time andreaction time.First, you have to decide to push on the b

Seite 203 - Traction Off Light

Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)Your vehicle has anti-lock brakes. ABS is an advancedelectronic braking system that will help prevent abraking skid.When y

Seite 204 - Transmission Temperature Gage

The anti-lock system can change the brake pressurefaster than any driver could. The computer isprogrammed to make the most of available tire and roadc

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Locking Rear AxleIf your vehicle has this feature, it can give you additionaltraction on snow, mud, ice, sand or gravel. It works like astandard axle

Seite 206 - Malfunction Indicator Lamp

StabiliTrak®and part ofthe traction control systemcan be turned off orback on by pressing theStabiliTrak®buttonon the instrument panel.When the system

Seite 207 - If the Light Is On Steady

Notice: If the traction off light comes on due toheavy braking and/or because the traction controlsystem has been continuously active, do not allowthe

Seite 208 - Oil Pressure Gage

SteeringPower SteeringIf you lose power steering assist because the enginestops or the system is not functioning, you can steer butit will take much m

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Steering in EmergenciesThere are times when steering can be more effective thanbraking. For example, you come over a hill and find atruck stopped in yo

Seite 210 - Cruise Control Light

Off-Road RecoveryYou may find that your right wheels have dropped offthe edge of a road onto the shoulder while you aredriving.If the level of the shou

Seite 211 - Low Fuel Warning Light

• Do not get too close to the vehicle you want to passwhile you are awaiting an opportunity. For one thing,following too closely reduces your area of

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Right Front Passenger PositionTo learn how to wear the right front passenger’s safetybelt properly, see Driver Position on page 1-14.The right front p

Seite 213 - DIC Operation and Displays

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

Seite 214 - Fuel Information Button

Off-Road DrivingThis off-road guide is for vehicles that have four-wheeldrive. Also, see Braking on page 4-6. If your vehicledoes not have four-wheel

Seite 215 - Select Button

Loading Your Vehicle for Off-RoadDrivingThere are some important things to remember abouthow to load your vehicle.• The heaviest things should be on t

Seite 216 - DIC Warnings and Messages

Environmental ConcernsOff-road driving can provide wholesome and satisfyingrecreation. However, it also raises environmentalconcerns. We recognize the


Getting Familiar with Off-Road DrivingIt is a good idea to practice in an area that is safeand close to home before you go into the wilderness.Off-roa


Surface Obstacles: Unseen or hidden obstacles canbe hazardous. A rock, log, hole, rut, or bump can startleyou if you are not prepared for them. Often


Driving on Off-Road HillsOff-road driving often takes you up, down, or across ahill. Driving safely on hills requires good judgmentand an understandin


Driving UphillOnce you decide you can safely drive up the hill, youneed to take some special steps.• Use a low gear and get a firm grip on the steering


Q: What should I do if my vehicle stalls, or is aboutto stall, and I cannot make it up the hill?A: If this happens, there are some things you shoulddo


Q: Suppose, after stalling, I try to back down the hilland decide I just cannot do it. What should I do?A: Set the parking brake, put the transmission

Seite 223 - STABILITY SYS (System) ACTIVE

Safety Warnings and SymbolsThere are a number of safety cautions in this book. Weuse a box and the word CAUTION to tell about thingsthat could hurt yo

Seite 224 - TRANS (Transmission) HOT IDLE

To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shownuntil the belt is snug.Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lappart of a lap-should

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Driving DownhillWhen off-roading takes you downhill, you will want toconsider a number of things:• How steep is the downhill? Will I be able to mainta

Seite 226 - DIC Vehicle Customization

Driving Across an InclineSooner or later, an off-road trail will probably go acrossthe incline of a hill. If this happens, you have todecide whether t

Seite 227 - Lock Feedback

Stalling on an InclineIf your vehicle stalls when you are crossing an incline,be sure you, and any passengers, get out on theuphill side, even if the

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Hard packed snow and ice offer the worst tire traction. Onthese surfaces, it is very easy to lose control. On wet ice,for example, the traction is so

Seite 229 - Perimeter Lights

After Off-Road DrivingRemove any brush or debris that has collected on theunderbody, chassis, or under the hood. Theseaccumulations can be a fire hazar

Seite 230 - Alarm Warning

Keep the windshield and all the glass on your vehicleclean — inside and out. Glare at night is mademuch worse by dirt on the glass. Even the inside of

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The heavier the rain, the harder it is to see. Even if yourwindshield wiper blades are in good shape, a heavy raincan make it harder to see road signs

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Driving Through Deep Standing WaterNotice: If you drive too quickly through deeppuddles or standing water, water can come inthrough your engine’s air

Seite 233 - Setting the Time

City DrivingOne of the biggest problems with city streets is theamount of traffic on them. You will want to watch out forwhat the other drivers are do

Seite 234 - Radio with CD

Freeway DrivingMile for mile, freeways — also called thruways, parkways,expressways, turnpikes, or superhighways — are thesafest of all roads. But the

Seite 235 - Playing the Radio

Lap-Shoulder BeltAll rear seat positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here ishow to wear one properly.1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across

Seite 236 - Setting Preset Stations

Once you are moving on the freeway, make certain youallow a reasonable following distance. Expect tomove slightly slower at night.When you want to lea

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Here are some things you can check before a trip:• Windshield Washer Fluid: Is the reservoir full? Areall windows clean inside and outside?• Wiper Bla

Seite 238 - (RDS and XM™)

Hill and Mountain RoadsDriving on steep hills or mountains is different fromdriving in flat or rolling terrain.If you drive regularly in steep country,

Seite 239 - Radio Messages

{CAUTION:Coasting downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with theignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will haveto do all the work of slowing down. They couldget

Seite 240 - XM™ Radio Messages

Winter DrivingHere are some tips for winter driving:• Have your vehicle in good shape for winter.• You may want to put winter emergency supplies inyou

Seite 241 - XM™ Radio Messages (cont’d)

What is the worst time for this? Wet ice. Very cold snowor ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet icecan be even more trouble because it may o

Seite 242 - Playing a CD

Your Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) improves yourvehicle’s stability when you make a hard stop ona slippery road. Even though you have ABS, you willwant

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{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 244 - Radio with Six-Disc CD

If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand,Mud, Ice or SnowIn order to free your vehicle when it is stuck, you willneed to spin the wheels, but you do not want

Seite 245 - Radio Data System (RDS)

Recovery Hooks{CAUTION:These hooks, when used, are under a lot offorce. Always pull the vehicle straight out.Never pull on the hooks at a sideways ang

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The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug onthe hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this appliesforce to the strong pelvic bones. A

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Loading Your VehicleIt is very important to know how much weight yourvehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehiclecapacity weight and includes

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The Tire and Loading Information label also shows thesize of the original equipment tires (C) and therecommended cold tire inflation pressures (D). For

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Item Description TotalAVehicle Capacity Weightfor Example 1 =1,000 lbs (453 kg)BSubtract OccupantWeight 150 lbs(68 kg) × 2 =300 lbs (136 kg)CAvailable

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Item Description TotalAVehicle Capacity Weightfor Example 3 =1,000 lbs (453 kg)BSubtract OccupantWeight 200 lbs(91 kg) × 5 =1,000 lbs (453 kg)CAvailab

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The Certification/Tire label also tells you the maximumweights for the front and rear axles, called Gross AxleWeight Rating (GAWR). To find out the actu

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{CAUTION:Things you put inside your vehicle can strikeand injure people in a sudden stop or turn, orin a crash.• Put things in the cargo area of yourv

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Adding a Snow Plow or SimilarEquipmentBefore installing a snow plow on your vehicle, here aresome things you will need to know:Notice: If your vehicle

Seite 254 - Playing a Specific Loaded CD

Here are some guidelines for safely carrying a snowplow on your vehicle:• Make sure the weight on the front and rear axlesdoes not exceed the axle rat

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In order to calculate the amount of weight any frontaccessory, such as a snow plow, is adding to the frontaxle, use the following formula:(W x (A + W.

Seite 256 - Using Song List Mode

{CAUTION:On some vehicles equipped with certain frontmounted equipment, such as a snow plow, itmay be possible to load the front axle to thefront GAWR

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{CAUTION:You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder beltis too loose. In a crash, you would moveforward too much, which could increase injury.The shou

Seite 258 - Listening to a DVD

Emergency Roof Lamp ProvisionsVehicles with the RPO VYU snow plow prep packagealso have an emergency roof lamp provision package,RPO TRW. Wiring for t

Seite 259 - Navigation/Radio System

TowingTowing Your VehicleConsult your dealer or a professional towing service ifyou need to have your disabled vehicle towed. SeeRoadside Assistance P

Seite 260 - Stereo RCA Jacks

Dinghy TowingTwo-Wheel-Drive VehiclesNotice: If you tow your vehicle with all four wheelson the ground, the drivetrain components couldbe damaged. The

Seite 261 - Audio Output

{CAUTION:Shifting the transfer case to NEUTRAL cancause your vehicle to roll even if thetransmission is in PARK (P). You or someoneelse could be serio

Seite 262 - DVD Player

Four-Wheel-Drive VehiclesUse the following procedure to tow your vehicle:1. Drive the vehicle up onto the tow dolly.2. Firmly set the parking brake.3.

Seite 263 - DVD Player Buttons

5. Release the parking brake only after the vehiclebeing towed is firmly attached to the tow vehicle.6. Turn the ignition off to lock the steering colu

Seite 264 - Remote Control

Level ControlThe self-adjusting rear suspension may come as part ofthe premium smooth ride suspension package.This type of level control will provide

Seite 265 - Remote Control Buttons

Trailering is different than just driving your vehicle byitself. Trailering means changes in handling,acceleration, braking, durability and fuel econo

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Tow/Haul ModeTow/haul is designed to assist while your vehicle ispulling a large or heavy load or trailer. Tow/haul is mostuseful while pulling such a

Seite 267 - Battery Replacement

Weight of the TrailerHow heavy can a trailer safely be?It depends on how you plan to use your rig. Forexample, speed, altitude, road grades, outsidete

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There is one guide for each passenger in the rear seat.Here is how to install a comfort guide and use thesafety belt:1. Remove the guide from the stor

Seite 269 - DVD Messages

Vehicle Axle Ratio Maximum Trailer Weight **GCWRK-2500 (4WD)8100 V83.73 10,200 lbs (4 627 kg) 17,000 lbs (7 711 kg)4.10 12,000 lbs (5 443 kg) 19,000 l

Seite 270 - Rear Seat Audio (RSA)

The trailer tongue weight (A) should be 10 percent to15 percent of the total loaded trailer weight (B), up to amaximum of 1,000 lbs (454 kg) for the 1

Seite 271 - Theft-Deterrent Feature

But let’s say your specific vehicle is equipped with someof the latest options and you have a front seatpassenger and two rear seat passengers with som

Seite 272 - Audio Steering Wheel Controls

Weight-Distributing Hitches and WeightCarrying HitchesWhen using a weight-distributing hitch, the hitch must beadjusted so that the distance (A) remai

Seite 273 - Care of Your CDs and DVDs

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

Seite 274 - Chime Level Adjustment

Making TurnsNotice: Making very sharp turns while traileringcould cause the trailer to come in contact with thevehicle. Your vehicle could be damaged.

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Parking on Hills{CAUTION:You really should not park your vehicle, with atrailer attached, on a hill. If something goeswrong, your rig could start to m

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When You Are Ready to Leave AfterParking on a Hill1. Apply your regular brakes and hold the pedal downwhile you:• start your engine,• shift into a gea

Seite 277 - Drunken Driving

The eight-wire harness contains the following trailercircuits:• Yellow: Left Stop/Turn Signal• Dark Green: Right Stop/Turn Signal• Brown: Taillamps• W

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Auxiliary BatteryThe auxiliary battery provision, if equipped, can be usedto supply electrical power to additional equipment thatyou may choose to add

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

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✍ NOTES4-76

Seite 281 - Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

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

Seite 282 - Braking in Emergencies

Inflation - Tire Pressure ...5-68Tire Pressure Monitor System ...5-70Tire Inspection and Rotation .

Seite 283 - StabiliTrak

ServiceYour dealer knows your vehicle best and wants you tobe happy with it. We hope you will go to your dealerfor all your service needs. You will ge

Seite 284 - Traction Control Operation

Doing Your Own Service Work{CAUTION:You can be injured and your vehicle could bedamaged if you try to do service work on avehicle without knowing enou

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FuelThe 8th digit of your vehicle identification number (VIN)shows the code letter or number that identifies yourengine. You will find the VIN at the top

Seite 286 - Steering

California FuelIf your vehicle is certified to meet California EmissionsStandards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meetCalifornia specifications

Seite 287 - Steering in Emergencies

Notice: Your vehicle was not designed for fuel thatcontains methanol. Do not use fuel containingmethanol. It can corrode metal parts in your fuelsyste

Seite 288 - Off-Road Recovery

At a minimum, E85 should meet ASTMSpecification D 5798.To ensure quick starts in the wintertime, the E85 fuelmust be formulated properly for your clima

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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

Seite 290 - Loss of Control

Child RestraintsOlder ChildrenOlder children who have outgrown booster seats shouldwear the vehicle’s safety belts.Q: What is the proper way to wear s

Seite 291 - Off-Road Driving

When replacing the fuel cap, turn it clockwise until itclicks. It will require more effort to turn the fuel cap onthe last turn as you tighten it. Mak

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Filling a Portable Fuel Container{CAUTION:Never fill a portable fuel container while it is inyour vehicle. Static electricity discharge fromthe contain

Seite 293 - Traveling to Remote Areas

Hood ReleaseTo open the hood, do the following:1. Pull the handle withthis symbol on it. It islocated inside thevehicle to the lower leftof the steeri

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2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and push thesecondary hood release lever to the left. Thislever is located under the front emblem for vehiclesw

Seite 295 - • Is the path ahead clear?

Engine Compartment OverviewWhen you open the hood on the 5.3L V8 engine, here is what you will see:5-14

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A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. See Engine AirCleaner/Filter on page 5-22.B. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See CoolingSystem on page 5-32 and Coo

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When you open the hood on the 8.1 V8 engine, here is what you will see:5-16

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A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. See Engine AirCleaner/Filter on page 5-22.B. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See CoolingSystem on page 5-32 and Coo

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

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What Kind of Engine Oil to UseLook for two things:• GM6094MYour vehicle’s engine requires oil meeting GMStandard GM6094M. You should look for and useo

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{CAUTION:Never do this.Here two children are wearing the same belt.The belt can not properly spread the impactforces. In a crash, the two children can

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GM Goodwrench®oil meets all the requirements foryour vehicle.If you are in an area of extreme cold, where thetemperature falls below −20°F (−29°C), it

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

Seite 304 - Driving at Night

Engine Air Cleaner/FilterSee Engine CompartmentOverview on page 5-14 forthe location of theengine air cleaner/filter andthe air filter restrictionindica

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How to Inspect the Engine AirCleaner/FilterVehicles With an Air Filter RestrictionIndicatorLocate the air filter restriction indicator on the engine ai

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3. Remove the engine air cleaner/filter from thehousing. Care should be taken to dislodge aslittle dirt as possible.4. Clean the engine air cleaner/filt

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

Seite 308 - City Driving

Get the vehicle warmed up by driving about 15 miles(24 km) when outside temperatures are above 50°F(10°C). If it is colder than 50°F (10°C), drive the

Seite 309 - Freeway Driving

3. Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lowerlevel. The fluid level must be in the COLD area,below the cross-hatched area, for a cold check o

Seite 310 - Before Leaving on a Long Trip

Engine CoolantThe cooling system in your vehicle is filled withDEX-COOL®engine coolant. This coolant is designedto remain in your vehicle for five years

Seite 311 - Highway Hypnosis

If you have to add coolant more than four times a year,have your dealer check your cooling system.Notice: If you use extra inhibitors and/or additives

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

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Coolant Surge Tank Pressure CapNotice: If the pressure cap is not tightly installed,coolant loss and possible engine damage mayoccur. Be sure the cap

Seite 314 - Winter Driving

Notice: If your engine catches fire because youkeep driving with no coolant, your vehicle canbe badly damaged. The costly repairs would not becovered b

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Overheated Engine ProtectionOperating ModeIf an overheated engine condition exists and theREDUCED ENGINE POWER message is displayed, anoverheat protec

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A. Coolant Surge TankB. Coolant Surge Tank Pressure CapC. Engine Cooling Fan{CAUTION:An electric engine cooling fan under the hoodcan start up even wh

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When the engine is cold,the coolant level should beat or above the FULLCOLD mark. If it is not, youmay have a leak at thepressure cap or inthe radiato

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How to Add Coolant to the CoolantSurge TankIf you have not found a problem yet, check to see ifcoolant is visible in the surge tank. If coolant is vis

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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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4. With the coolant surge tank pressure cap off, startthe engine and let it run until you can feel the upperradiator hose getting hot. Watch out for t

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Power Steering FluidSee Engine CompartmentOverview on page 5-14 forreservoir location.When to Check Power Steering FluidIt is not necessary to regular

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Windshield Washer FluidWhat to UseWhen you need windshield washer fluid, be sure to readthe manufacturer’s instructions before use. If you willbe opera

Seite 323 - Certification/Tire Label

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

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BrakesBrake FluidYour brake master cylinderreservoir is filled withDOT-3 brake fluid. SeeEngine CompartmentOverview on page 5-14 forthe location of ther

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Checking Brake FluidYou can check the brake fluid without taking off the cap.Look at the brake fluidreservoir. The fluid levelshould be above MIN. If iti

Seite 326 - Equipment

Brake WearYour vehicle has four-wheel disc brakes.Disc brake pads have built-in wear indicators that makea high-pitched warning sound when the brake p

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

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

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4. Open the hood and locate the positive (+) andnegative (−) terminal locations on the othervehicle.Your vehicle has a remote positive (+) jump starti

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The remote negative (−) terminal is located on thethermostat housing and is marked GND (Ground) forall Vortec 8100 engines.See Engine Compartment Over

Seite 331 - Recreational Vehicle Towing

{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

Seite 332 - Dinghy Towing

8. Now connect the black negative (−) cable to thenegative (−) terminal of the good battery. Use aremote negative (−) terminal if the vehicle has one.

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

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Vehicle Damage WarningsAlso, in this manual you will find these notices:Notice: These mean there is something that coulddamage your vehicle.A notice te

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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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How to Check LubricantTo get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on alevel surface.The proper level for the 1500 Series is from 5/8 inch to1 5/

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How to Check Lubricant1. Remove the filler plug.2. Add new fluid until the level is below the bottom ofthe filler plug hole, located on the transfer case

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If the level is below the bottom of the filler plug hole,located on the front axle, you may need to addsome lubricant:• When the differential is cold,

Seite 339 - Weight of the Trailer

HeadlampsVehicles with Body-Side CladdingTo replace a headlamp bulb, do the following:1. Open the hood. See Hood Release on page 5-12for more informat

Seite 340 - Weight of the Trailer Tongue

A. Low-Beam HeadlampB. High-Beam Headlamp6. Turn the bulb connector counterclockwise and pull itout of the assembly.7. Unplug the electrical connector

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A. Low-Beam HeadlampB. High-Beam Headlamp4. Unplug the electrical connector.5. Turn the old bulb counterclockwise and remove itfrom the headlamp assem

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A. Sidemarker LampB. Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp4. Press the locking release lever (the sidemarkerlamp does not have a locking release lever), turn

Seite 343 - Trailer Brakes

2. Press the retainer clip (arrow), located behind theturn signal assembly, towards the outside of thevehicle.3. Pull the turn signal assembly out fro

Seite 344 - Backing Up

A. Daytime Running Lamp (DRL)B. Front Turn Signal/Parking LampC. Sidemarker Lamp4. Press the locking release lever (the sidemarkerlamp does not have a

Seite 345 - Driving On Grades

2. Turn the bulb socketcounterclockwise andremove it from the DRLassembly.3. Pull out the old bulb from the socket.4. Install a new bulb.5. Reinstall

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For most basic types of child restraints, there aremany different models available. When purchasing achild restraint, be sure it is designed to be use

Seite 347 - Trailer Wiring Harness

4. Locate the bulb you wish to change.A. Stoplamp/TaillampB. Turn Signal LampC. Back-up Lamp5. Press the releasetab and turn thebulb socketcountercloc

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Windshield Wiper BladeReplacementWindshield wiper blades should be inspected for wearand cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4for more infor

Seite 349 - Trailer Recommendations

TiresYour new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made bya leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questionsabout your tire warranty and where t

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Tire Sidewall LabelingUseful information about a tire is molded into thesidewall. The following illustrations are examples of atypical P-Metric and a

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(A) Tire Size: The tire size code is a combination ofletters and numbers used to define a particulartire’s width, height, aspect ratio, construction ty

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Tire SizeThe following examples show the different parts of atire size.(A) Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: The United Statesversion of a metric tire sizing

Seite 353 - Accessories and Modifications

Tire Terminology and DefinitionsAir Pressure: The amount of air inside the tire pressingoutward on each square inch of the tire. Air pressureis express

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Load Index: An assigned number ranging from 1 to279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacityof a tire.Maximum Inflation Pressure: The maximum air

Seite 355 - Gasoline Specifications

UTQGS (Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards):A tire information system that provides consumerswith ratings for a tire’s traction, temperature, andtr

Seite 356 - Additives

A Tire and Loading Information label is attached to thevehicle’s center pillar (B-pillar), below the driver’sdoor lock post (striker). This label list

Seite 357 - Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)

Child Restraint SystemsAn infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in amotor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designedto restrain or posit

Seite 358 - Fuels in Foreign Countries

Tire Pressure Monitor SystemThe Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radioand sensor technology to check tire pressure levels.If your vehicle has

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Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for propertire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility tomaintain correct tire pressure, even

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The TPMS sensor matching process is outlined below:1. Set the parking brake.2. Turn the ignition switch to RUN with the engine off.3. Turn the headlam

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Federal Communications Commission(FCC) and Industry and ScienceCanadaThe Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) operates ona radio frequency and complies

Seite 362 - Hood Release

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

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When It Is Time for New TiresOne way to tell when it istime for new tires is tocheck the treadwearindicators, which willappear when your tireshave onl

Seite 364 - Engine Compartment Overview

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, thewheel rim flanges could develop cracks aftermany miles of driving. A tire and/or wheelcould fail

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Uniform Tire Quality GradingQuality grades can be found where applicable on thetire sidewall between tread shoulder and maximumsection width. For exam

Seite 367 - Engine Oil

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

Seite 368 - When to Add Engine Oil

A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint forthe child’s body with the harness and also sometimeswith surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-li

Seite 369 - • SAE 5W-30

If you need to replace any of your wheels, wheel boltsor wheel nuts, replace them only with new GMoriginal equipment parts. This way, you will be sure

Seite 370 - Engine Oil Life System

Tire Chains{CAUTION:If your vehicle is a 1500 Series, don’t use tirechains. They can damage your vehicle becausethere’s not enough clearance. Tire cha

Seite 371 - What to Do with Used Oil

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

Seite 372 - Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Changing a Flat TireIf a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damageby driving slowly to a level place. Turn on yourhazard warning flashers. See

Seite 373 - Cleaner/Filter

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

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A. Wheel BlocksB. KnobC. Wing NutD. Retaining HookE. JackF. Jack HeadG. Mounting Bracket2. Release the jack (E) from the mounting bracket (G)by turnin

Seite 375 - Automatic Transmission Fluid

The tools for changing a flat tire are located in thepassenger’s side top-box storage unit.To remove the tools, do the following:1. Open the top door o

Seite 376 - Checking the Fluid Level

Follow these instructions to lower the spare tire:1. Your vehicle may be equipped with a spare tirelock (J). Open the spare tire lock cover on thebump

Seite 377 - Consistency of Readings

5. Use the hook on thewheel wrench to pull thehoist cable towards youto assist in reaching thespare tire.6. Tilt the retainer at theend of the cable w

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1. If your vehicle haswheel nut caps, loosenthem by turning thewheel wrenchcounterclockwise. If thevehicle has a centercap with wheelnut caps, the whe

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Q: How Should I Use a Child Restraint?A: A child restraint system is any device designed foruse in a motor vehicle to restrain, seat, or positionchild

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Refer to the above graphic which shows the generalarea of jack placement, front position (A), andrear position (B). See the text and art following for

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Front Tire Flat: If the flat tire is on a front tire ofthe vehicle, you will need to use the jack handle andonly one jack handle extension. Attach the

Seite 382 - Cooling System

5. Remove all the wheelnuts and take off theflat tire.{CAUTION:Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts towhich it is fastened, can make the wheel nu

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6. Remove any rust or dirtfrom the wheel bolts,mounting surfaces, andspare wheel.7. Install the spare tire.{CAUTION:Never use oil or grease on studs o

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10. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lowerthe vehicle. Lower the jack completely.{CAUTION:Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightenedwheel n

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11. Tighten the nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence asshown by turning the wheel wrench clockwise.When you reinstall the full-size wheel and tire, you

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To release the spare tire from the secondary latch, dothe following:1. Check under the vehicle to see if the cable end isvisible.If the cable is not v

Seite 387 - Engine Fan Noise

8. Attach the jack handle, extension, and wheelwrench to the jack and place it (with the wheelblocks) under the vehicle towards the front of therear b

Seite 388 - Power Steering Fluid

12. Lower the jack by turning the wheel wrenchcounterclockwise. Keep lowering the jack until thespare tire slides off the jack or is hanging bythe cab

Seite 389 - Windshield Washer Fluid

Storing a Flat or Spare Tire andTools{CAUTION:Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in thepassenger compartment of the vehicle couldcause injury.

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When securing an add-on child restraint, refer to theinstructions that come with the restraint which may be onthe restraint itself or in a booklet, or

Seite 391

To store the flat or spare tire, do the following:1. Put the tire on the ground at the rear of the vehiclewith the valve stem pointed down and toward t

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5. Raise the tire part way upward. Make sure theretainer is seated in the wheel opening.6. Raise the tire fully against the underside of thevehicle by

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Spare TireYour vehicle, when new, had a fully-inflated spare tire.A spare tire may lose air over time, so check itsinflation pressure regularly. See Infl

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Appearance CareCleaning the Inside of Your VehicleYour vehicle’s interior will continue to look its best ifit is cleaned often. Although not always vi

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• Use only mild, neutral-pH soaps. Avoid laundrydetergents or dishwashing soaps with degreasers.Using too much soap will leave a residue thatleaves st

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LeatherA soft cloth dampened with water may be used toremove dust. If a more thorough cleaning is necessary,a soft cloth dampened with a mild soap sol

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

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Finish CareOccasional waxing or mild polishing of your vehicle byhand may be necessary to remove residue from thepaint finish. You can get GM-approved

Seite 399 - Rear Axle

Grime from the windshield will stick to the wiper bladesand affect their performance. Clean the blade bywiping vigorously with a cloth soaked in full-

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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 401 - Front Axle

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

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

Seite 403 - Headlamps

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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Windshield Wiper FusesThe windshield wiper motor is protected by an internalcircuit breaker and a fuse. If the motor overheats due toheavy snow, etc.,

Seite 405 - Parking Lamps

Fuses UsageRR Wiper Not UsedSEO ACCYSpecial Equipment OptionAccessoryWS WPR Windshield WipersTBC ACCYTruck Body ControllerAccessoryIGN 3 Ignition, Hea

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Fuses UsageVEH STOPVehicle Stoplamps, BrakeModule, Electronic ThrottleControl ModuleBODY Harness ConnectorRT TRLR ST/TRN Right Turn Signal/Stop Traile

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Device UsageHDLNR 1 Headliner Wiring Connector 1SPARE RELAY Not UsedCB SEATDriver and Passenger SeatModule Circuit BreakerCB RT DOORRear Right Power W

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*1 — Gasoline Engine and Fuel Injection Rail #2.*2 — Gasoline Engine and Fuel Injection Rail #1.*3 — Gasoline Engine; Oxygen Sensors.*4 — Gasoline Eng

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Fuses UsageIGN EInstrument Panel Cluster, AirConditioning Relay, TurnSignal/Hazard Switch, StarterRelayRTDElectronic SuspensionControl, Automatic Leve

Seite 411 - Replacement

Fuses UsageCRNK Starting SystemLO HDLP-RTPassenger’s Side HeadlampLow BeamFOG LP Fog Lamp RelayFOG LP Fog LampsHORN Horn RelayW/S WASH Not UsedW/S WAS

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Lower Anchors and Tethers forChildren (LATCH)Your vehicle has the LATCH system. The LATCHsystem holds a child restraint during driving or in acrash. T

Seite 413 - Tire Sidewall Labeling

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

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Engine SpecificationsEngine VIN Code Transmission Spark Plug GapVORTEC™ 5.3L V8 T Automatic 0.040 inches (1.01 mm)VORTEC™ 5.3L V8 Z Automatic 0.040 inc

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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 418 - Inflation - Tire Pressure

This schedule is for vehicles that:• carry passengers and cargo within recommendedlimits. You will find these limits on the tire andloading information

Seite 419 - How to Check

Owner Checks and Services on page 6-9 tells you whatshould be checked, when to check it, and what youcan easily do to help keep your vehicle in goodco

Seite 420 - Tire Pressure Monitor System

Scheduled MaintenanceService Maintenance I Maintenance IIChange engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-17. Reset oil lifesystem. 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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Additional Required Services (cont’d)Service and Miles (Kilometers)25,000(41 500)50,000(83 000)75,000(125 000)100,000(166 000)125,000(207 500)150,000(

Seite 423 - Tire Inspection and Rotation

Top Tether AnchorA top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraintto the vehicle. A top tether anchor is built into thevehicle. The top tethe

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(b) Visually inspect front and rear suspension andsteering system for damaged, loose, or missing parts,signs of wear or lack of lubrication. Inspect p

Seite 425 - When It Is Time for New Tires

(j) A fluid loss in any vehicle system could indicate aproblem. Have the system inspected and repaired andthe fluid level checked. Add fluid if needed.(k

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At Least Once a MonthTire Inflation CheckVisually inspect your vehicle’s tires and make sure theyare inflated to the correct pressures. Do not forget to

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Automatic Transmission Shift LockControl System Check{CAUTION:When you are doing this inspection, thevehicle could move suddenly. If the vehiclemoves,

Seite 428 - Uniform Tire Quality Grading

Parking Brake and AutomaticTransmission Park (P) Mechanism Check{CAUTION:When you are doing this check, your vehiclecould begin to move. You or others

Seite 429 - Wheel Replacement

Recommended Fluids andLubricantsFluids and lubricants identified below by name, partnumber, or specification may be obtained fromyour dealer.Usage Fluid

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Usage Fluid/LubricantRear AxleSAE 75W-90 SyntheticAxle Lubricant(GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, inCanada 10953455) meeting GMSpecification 9986115.Automati

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

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Engine Drive Belt Routing(A) Air Conditioning Compressor6-16

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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

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Lower Anchor and Top Tether AnchorLocationsi (Top Tether Anchor):Seating positions with toptether anchors.j (Lower Anchor):Seating positions withtwo l

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

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Maintenance Record (cont’d)DateOdometerReadingServiced ByMaintenance I orMaintenance IIServices Performed6-19

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Maintenance Record (cont’d)DateOdometerReadingServiced ByMaintenance I orMaintenance IIServices Performed6-20

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

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

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The BBB Auto Line Program is an out of court programadministered by the Council of Better BusinessBureaus to settle automotive disputes regarding vehi

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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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Canada — Customer AssistanceGeneral Motors of Canada LimitedCustomer Communication Centre, 163-0051908 Colonel Sam DriveOshawa, Ontario L1H 8P71-800-2

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Roadside Assistance ProgramAs the owner of a new Chevrolet vehicle, you areautomatically enrolled in the Chevrolet RoadsideAssistance program. This va

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While we hope you never have the occasion to useour service, it is added security while traveling foryou and your family. Remember, we are only aphone

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These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle:v

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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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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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Additional Program InformationCourtesy Transportation is available during theBumper-to-Bumper warranty coverage period, but it isnot part of the New V

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Unlike the data recorders on many airplanes, theseon-board systems do not record sounds, such asconversation of vehicle occupants.To read this informa

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Recycled original equipment parts may also be used forrepair. These parts are typically removed from vehiclesthat were total losses in prior accidents

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If an Accident OccursHere is what to do if you are involved in an accident.• Try to relax and then check to make sure youare all right. If you are uni

Seite 452 - Spare Tire

• Choose a reputable collision repair facility for yourvehicle. Whether you select a GM dealer or a privatecollision repair facility to fix the damage,

Seite 453 - Appearance Care

Reporting Safety DefectsReporting Safety Defects to theUnited States GovernmentIf you believe that your vehicle has a defect which couldcause a crash

Seite 454 - Fabric/Carpet

Reporting Safety Defects to GeneralMotorsIn addition to notifying NHTSA (or Transport Canada) ina situation like this, we certainly hope you will noti

Seite 455 - Plastic Surfaces

Owner’s InformationOwner publications are written specifically for ownersand intended to provide basic operational informationabout the vehicle. The ow

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AAccessories and Modifications ... 5-3Accessory Power Outlet(s) ... 3-19Adding a Snow Plow or Simi

Seite 457 - Windshield and Wiper Blades

1.3. Route the top tether according to your childrestraint instructions and the followinginstructions:If the position you areusing does not have ahead

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Audio System(s) (cont.)Radio with CD ... 3-68Radio with Six-Disc CD ... 3-78Rear

Seite 459 - Chemical Paint Spotting

Center Overhead Console ... 2-62Chains, Tire ... 5-81Charging System Ligh

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Customer Assistance Information (cont.)Reporting Safety Defects to the CanadianGovernment ... 7-14Reporting S

Seite 461 - Electrical System

Engine (cont.)Check and Service Engine Soon Light ... 3-40Coolant ... 5-28Coolant Heater .

Seite 462 - Instrument Panel Fuse Block

GGageEngine Coolant Temperature ... 3-38Fuel ... 3-45Oil Pressure ...

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JJump Starting ... 5-44KKeyless Entry System ... 2-4Keys ...

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Luggage Carrier ... 2-63LumbarPower Controls ... 1-3MMaintenance

Seite 465 - Underhood Fuse Block

OOdometer ... 3-30Odometer, Trip ... 3-30Off-Road Drivi

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QQuestions and Answers About Safety Belts ... 1-13RRadios ... 3-66Care of Your CD and DVD

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Restraint System CheckChecking the Restraint Systems ... 1-67Replacing Restraint System Parts Aftera Crash ...

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2. Attach the lower attachments to the loweranchors. If the child restraint does not have lowerattachments or the desired seating position does nothav

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Service (cont.)Engine Soon Light ... 3-40Publications Ordering Information ... 7-15Servicing Your

Seite 470 - Capacities and Specifications

Tires (cont.)Changing a Flat Tire ... 5-83Cleaning ... 5-109Different

Seite 471 - Engine Specifications

VVehicleControl ... 4-5Damage Warnings ... ivLoading ...

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4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button ispositioned so you would be able to unbuckle thesafety belt quickly if you ever had to.5. Pull the r

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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

Seite 474 - Maintenance Schedule

Securing a Child Restraint in theRight Front Seat PositionYour vehicle has a right front passenger’s airbag. A rearseat is a safer place to secure a f

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There is no top tether anchor in the right frontpassenger’s position. Do not secure a child seat in thisposition if a national or local law requires t

Seite 476 - Scheduled Maintenance

5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out ofthe retractor to set the lock.6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint,pull th

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7. Push and pull the child restraint in differentdirections to be sure it is secure.8. If your vehicle has the passenger sensing systemand the airbag

Seite 478 - Additional Required Services

Here are the most important things to know about theairbag system:{CAUTION:You can be severely injured or killed in a crashif you are not wearing your

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{CAUTION:Both frontal and side impact airbags inflate withgreat force, faster than the blink of an eye. If youare too close to an inflating airbag, as y

Seite 481 - At Each Fuel Fill

There is an airbagreadiness light on theinstrument panel cluster,which shows the airbagsymbol.The system checks the airbag electrical system formalfun

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The right front passenger’s frontal airbag is in theinstrument panel on the passenger’s side.If your vehicle has one, the driver’s side impact airbagi

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If your vehicle has one, the right front passenger’s sideimpact airbag is in the side of the passenger’sseatback closest to the door.{CAUTION:If somet

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When Should an Airbag Inflate?The driver’s and right front passenger’s frontal airbagsare designed to inflate in moderate to severe frontal ornear-front

Seite 485 - Lubricants

Your vehicle may or may not have a side impact airbag.See Airbag System on page 1-52. Side impact airbagsare intended to inflate in moderate to severe

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Airbags should never be regarded as anything morethan a supplement to safety belts, and then onlyin moderate to severe frontal or near-frontal collisi

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• Your vehicle is equipped with a crash sensing anddiagnostic module which records information after acrash. See Vehicle Data Collection and Event Dat

Seite 488 - Engine Drive Belt Routing

The passenger sensing system works with sensorsthat are part of the right front passenger’s seat andsafety belt. The sensors are designed to detect th

Seite 489 - Maintenance Record

The passenger sensing system is designed to turn offthe right front passenger’s frontal airbag if:• the right front passenger seat is unoccupied• the

Seite 490 - Maintenance Record (cont’d)

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

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If a person of adult-size is sitting in the right frontpassenger’s seat, but the off indicator is lit, it could bebecause that person is not sitting p

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{CAUTION:Stowing of articles under the passenger’s seator between the passenger’s seat cushion andseatback may interfere with the properoperation of t

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Adding Equipment to YourAirbag-Equipped VehicleQ: Is there anything I might add to the front orsides of the vehicle that could keep theairbags from wo

Seite 494 - Information

Restraint System CheckChecking the Restraint SystemsNow and then, make sure the safety belt reminder lightand all your belts, buckles, latch plates, r

Seite 495 - Online Owner Center

Replacing Restraint System PartsAfter a Crash{CAUTION:A crash can damage the restraint systems inyour vehicle. A damaged restraint system maynot prope

Seite 496 - Customer Assistance Offices

Keys ...2-3Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4Remote Keyless Entry Sy

Seite 497 - GM Mobility Reimbursement

OnStar®System ...2-55Universal Home Remote System ...2-58Universal Home Remote System Ope

Seite 498 - Roadside Assistance Program

Keys{CAUTION:Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignitionkey is dangerous for many reasons. Theycould operate the power windows or othercontrols or

Seite 499 - Courtesy Transportation

Your vehicle has onedouble-sided key for theignition, all door locks,tailgate and side storageboxes.If you ever lose your keys, your dealer will be ab

Seite 500 - Transportation Options

At times you may notice a decrease in range. This isnormal for any remote keyless entry system. If thetransmitter does not work or if you have to stan

Seite 501 - Data Recorders

Front SeatsManual Passenger SeatIf your vehicle has a manual front passenger split benchseat, you can adjust it with this lever located at thefront of

Seite 502 - Collision Damage Repair

Q (Lock): Press this button once to lock all of thedoors. Pressing lock again within three secondsmay cause the horn to chirp for lock confirmation. Yo

Seite 503 - Insuring Your Vehicle

To replace the battery in the keyless entry transmitter,do the following:1. Insert a thin object, such as a coin, in the slotbetween the covers of the

Seite 504 - If an Accident Occurs

Doors and LocksDoor Locks{CAUTION:Unlocked doors can be dangerous.• Passengers — especially children — caneasily open the doors and fall out of amovin

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Power Door LocksThe power door lockswitches are located onthe driver’s and frontpassenger’s armrests.Q (Lock): Remove the ignition key and press the l

Seite 506 - Reporting Safety Defects

Programmable Automatic DoorLocksYour vehicle is equipped with an automatic lock/unlockfeature which enables you to program your vehicle’spower door lo

Seite 507 - Service Publications Ordering

Midgate®{CAUTION:It can be dangerous to drive with the cargoarea covered and the tailgate and the midgate®open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas cancom

Seite 508 - Owner’s Information

Midgate®OperationYour vehicle is equipped with a midgate and a removablerear glass panel. The midgate allows you to extend thelength of your vehicle’s

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Rear Glass Removal and Storage{CAUTION:If the removable rear glass is not storedproperly, it could be thrown about the vehiclein a crash or sudden man

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3. While holding the rear glass in place, press theglass-catch release button (C) and pull the top ofthe rear glass toward you using the grabhandle(s)

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5. Load the rear glass into the storage pocket in themidgate, guiding the lower edge of the rear glassbehind the three rear glass retaining tabs (E).H

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If your vehicle has power reclining seatbacks, thecontrol is located rear of the power seat control on theoutboard side of the seats. Adjust the angle

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7. Push both latch levers up to the locked position.You should hear a click when each latch leverlocks correctly.The rear seats can be returned to the

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4. With the rear glass tilted at an angle, place thebottom edge in the lower channel of the windowframe.Be sure to align the rearglass side-to-side us

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6. Push the rear glass flat against the window frameand push each latch lever up until it locks. Youshould hear a click when each latch lever lockscorr

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3. Lower the midgate until it is flat.Lowering the Midgate with the Rear Glassin the Storage PocketRear Glass Stored in Glass Storage Pocket2-19

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This procedure works the same as the proceduredescribed previously, but when you lower the midgatewith the rear glass in the stored position, you will

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Tailgate RemovalThe tailgate can be removed to allow for differentloading situations. Although the tailgate can be removedwithout assistance, you may

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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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Power WindowsThe controls for the power windows are located on thearmrest on each of the side doors. The switchesoperate the windows when the ignition

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Sun VisorsSun Visors with Slide RodYour vehicle may have this feature.Pull the sun visor down to block glare. Detach the sunvisor from the center moun

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See Delayed Locking on page 2-9 for additionalinformation. Close the door and the contenttheft-deterrent system will be activated.If a locked door is

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