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Equinox Owner's Manual
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   Summary of Contents for Chevrolet equinox 2017

  • Page 1 Equinox Owner’s Manual chevrolet.com (U.S.) chevrolet.gm.ca (Canada)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ..... . 2 In Brief ......5 Keys, Doors, and Windows .
  • Page 3: Using This Manual

    Attention: Customer Service region, or changes subsequent to to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, 47911 Halyard Drive the printing of this owner manual. the CHEVROLET Emblem, and...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Danger, Warning, and Vehicle Symbol Chart Caution Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle Warning messages found on vehicle and what they mean. For more labels and in this manual describe information on the symbol, refer to hazards and what to do to avoid or the Index.
  • Page 5 Introduction : Malfunction Indicator Lamp : Oil Pressure ® : OnStar : Power : Remote Vehicle Start : Safety Belt Reminders : Steering Wheel Controls : Tire Pressure Monitor ® : Traction Control/StabiliTrak : Under Pressure : Windshield Washer Fluid...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    In Brief In Brief Vehicle Features Infotainment System ... 18 Steering Wheel Controls ..18 Cruise Control ....19 Instrument Panel Driver Information Instrument Panel .
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 8: Initial Drive Information, Remote Keyless Entry

    In Brief 1. Air Vents 0 145. 12. Shift Lever. See Automatic Initial Drive Transmission 0 170. 2. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn Information and Lane-Change 13. Climate Control Systems 0 140 Signals 0 135. (If Equipped). This section provides a brief overview about some of the Exterior Lamp Controls 0 133.
  • Page 9: Remote Vehicle Start

    In Brief : If equipped with the power 2. Immediately press and hold liftgate, press and hold until the for at least four seconds or until liftgate begins to move. the turn signal lamps flash. : Press and release to initiate Start the vehicle normally after vehicle locator.
  • Page 10: Door Locks

    In Brief Door Locks To manually unlock a door from Power Liftgate Operation inside the vehicle, pull once on the To lock or unlock the vehicle from door handle to unlock it, and a the outside, press on the second time to open it. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Liftgate transmitter.
  • Page 11: Windows

    In Brief Windows Seat Adjustment Eight-Way Power Seat Four-Way Power Seat Press the front of the switch to lower To adjust a power seat, if equipped: the window. Pull the switch up to Move the seat forward or raise it. 1.
  • Page 12 In Brief Lumbar Adjustment Reclining Seatbacks To return the seatback to the upright position: Manual Reclining Seatbacks 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the seatback, and the seatback will return to the upright position. 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.
  • Page 13: Memory Features

    In Brief See Reclining Seatbacks 0 48. turned off. These automatically Press to heat the driver or stored positions are referred to as passenger seat cushion and Memory Features RKE Memory positions. seatback. See Memory Seats 0 49 and Indicator lights on the button show Vehicle Personalization 0 123.
  • Page 14: Safety Belts

    In Brief Safety Belts Passenger Sensing The passenger airbag status indicator will be visible on the System overhead console when the vehicle is started. See Passenger Airbag Status Indicator 0 104. Mirror Adjustment Exterior United States Refer to the following sections for important information on how to use safety belts properly: Canada and Mexico...
  • Page 15: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    In Brief 3. Return the selector switch to Steering Wheel Interior Lighting the middle position. Adjustment Reading Lamps See Power Mirrors 0 39. These lamps are located on the Interior overhead console. These lamps come on automatically when any Adjustment door is opened.
  • Page 16: Exterior Lighting, Windshield Wiper/washer

    In Brief For more information on interior See: INT : Move the lever up to INT for lighting, See Instrument Panel intermittent wipes, then turn the Exterior Lamp Controls 0 133. Illumination Control 0 136. INT band up for more frequent Daytime Running Lamps wipes or down for less frequent (DRL) 0 134.
  • Page 17: Climate Controls

    In Brief Climate Controls The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled with these systems. ON : Press the upper portion of the button for continuous rear window wipes. OFF : The rear wiper turns off when the button is returned to the middle position.
  • Page 18: Transmission

    In Brief Transmission Electronic Range Select (ERS) Mode ERS or manual mode allows for the selection of the range of gear positions. Use this mode when driving downhill or towing a trailer to limit the top gear and vehicle speed. To use this feature: 1.
  • Page 19: Parking Brake, Fuel Economy Mode

    In Brief Fuel Economy Mode Parking Brake Vehicle Features Vehicles with a 2.4L engine have a Infotainment System Fuel Economy Mode. When engaged, Fuel Economy Mode can See the infotainment manual for improve the vehicle's fuel economy. information on the radio, audio players, phone, navigation system, and voice or speech recognition.
  • Page 20: Cruise Control

    In Brief Cruise Control SET/ : Move the thumbwheel down : Use these buttons to scroll briefly to set the speed and activate through the items in each menu. cruise control. If cruise control is A small marker will move along the already active, use to decrease page as you scroll through the speed.
  • Page 21: Warning (ldw)

    In Brief Lane Departure Rear Vision avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). It operates at speeds Warning (LDW) Camera (RVC) less than 8 km/h (5 mph) and uses If equipped, LDW may help avoid If equipped, RVC displays a view of audible beeps to provide distance and system information.
  • Page 22: Sunroof, Traction Control/electronic Stability Control

    In Brief Sunroof Slide Switch Performance and Express-Open/Express-Close : Maintenance If equipped, the sunroof switches Press and release (1) to are on the headliner above the rearview mirror. The ignition must be express-open the sunroof. Press Traction Control/ in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, and release (1) to Electronic Stability...
  • Page 23: Tire Pressure Monitor, Fuel

    In Brief To turn off both Traction Control tires. If the warning light comes on, Fuel and StabiliTrak, press and stop as soon as possible and inflate the tires to the recommended hold until illuminate pressure shown on the Tire and and the appropriate DIC Loading Information label.
  • Page 24: Engine Oil Life System, Driving For Better Fuel Economy

    Information menu. abrupt stops. Canada: 1-800-268-6800 3. Press either the up or down Avoid idling the engine for long New Chevrolet owners are arrows to view REMAINING periods of time. automatically enrolled in the OIL LIFE. When road and weather Roadside Assistance Program.
  • Page 25: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Exterior Mirrors Keys and Locks Convex Mirrors ....38 Windows Power Mirrors ....39 Keys Heated Mirrors .
  • Page 26 Keys, Doors, and Windows Warning (Continued) impacted, and airbags may not deploy. To reduce the risk of unintentional rotation of the ignition key, do not change the way the ignition key and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, if equipped, are connected to the provided key rings.
  • Page 27 Keys, Doors, and Windows With an active OnStar subscription, Remote Keyless Entry an OnStar Advisor may remotely (RKE) System Operation unlock the vehicle. See OnStar Overview 0 306. The RKE transmitter may work up to 60 m (197 ft) away from the vehicle. Remote Keyless Entry Other conditions can affect the (RKE) System...
  • Page 28 Keys, Doors, and Windows Vehicle Personalization 0 123. If a panic alarm. The horn sounds and once the new transmitter is programmed. See your dealer to passenger door is open when the turn signals flash until have new transmitters programmed. pressed, all doors lock.
  • Page 29 Keys, Doors, and Windows Programming without a and all previously known keys 3. Remove the battery by pushing Recognized Transmitter will no longer work with the on the battery and sliding it vehicle. toward the key blade. Program a new key to the vehicle when a recognized key is not Remaining keys can be learned by 4.
  • Page 30 Keys, Doors, and Windows Laws in some local communities The parking lamps will turn on The vehicle's ignition switch must may restrict the use of remote and remain on as long as the be turned to ON/RUN and then back starters.
  • Page 31 Keys, Doors, and Windows The engine coolant temperature Door Locks Warning (Continued) is too high. The oil pressure is low. Warning Young children who get into unlocked vehicles may be Two remote vehicle starts or a Unlocked doors can be unable to get out.
  • Page 32: Power Door Locks, Lockout Protection, Safety Locks, Automatic Door Locks, Delayed Locking

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks The doors will lock automatically Automatic door locking cannot be five seconds after all doors are disabled. Automatic door unlocking closed. If a door is reopened before can be programmed. See Vehicle that time, the five-second timer will Personalization 0 123.
  • Page 33 Keys, Doors, and Windows Manual Safety Locks To open a rear door when the safety Doors lock is on: 1. Unlock the door by activating Liftgate the inside handle, by using the power door lock switch, or by Warning using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter.
  • Page 34 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Liftgate Warning (Continued) Warning and set the fan speed to the highest setting. See You or others could be injured if Climate Control Systems caught in the path of the power in the Index. liftgate. Make sure there is no one If the vehicle is equipped in the way of the liftgate as it is with a power liftgate, disable...
  • Page 35 Keys, Doors, and Windows Manual operation of a liftgate that Press and release on the also has power operation requires liftgate next to the latch to close the more effort than a standard manual liftgate. liftgate. Press any liftgate switch or the To open or close the liftgate, select touch pad while the liftgate is MAX or 3/4 mode and then:...
  • Page 36 Keys, Doors, and Windows to completion. If the vehicle is manually close the liftgate which will 2. Stop the liftgate movement at accelerated before the liftgate has allow normal power operation the desired height by pressing completed moving, the liftgate may functions to resume.
  • Page 37: Vehicle Security, Vehicle Alarm System

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Manual Operation of Power To open the liftgate, press the touch Vehicle Security pad under the liftgate handle and lift Liftgate This vehicle has theft-deterrent up. To close the liftgate, use the pull To change the liftgate to manual features;...
  • Page 38 Keys, Doors, and Windows On Solid : Vehicle is secured The vehicle alarm system will not To avoid setting off the alarm by during the delay to arm the system. arm if the doors are locked with accident: the key. Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured.
  • Page 39: Immobilizer Operation, Exterior Mirrors, Convex Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Immobilizer Operation When trying to start the vehicle, the Exterior Mirrors security light comes on briefly when This vehicle has a passive the ignition is turned on. Convex Mirrors theft-deterrent system. If the engine does not start and the The system does not have to be security light stays on, there is a Warning...
  • Page 40: Power Mirrors, Heated Mirrors, Reverse Tilt Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Mirrors Heated Mirrors The mirror(s) return to the original position when: For vehicles with heated mirrors: The vehicle is shifted out of The heated outside rearview mirrors R (Reverse), or remains in turn on when the rear window R (Reverse) for about defogger is on and help to clear fog 30 seconds.
  • Page 41: Interior Mirrors, Manual Rearview Mirror, Interior Rearview Mirrors, Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror Windows Push the tab forward for daytime Interior Rearview Mirrors Warning use and pull it rearward for nighttime use to avoid glare of the Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear Never leave a child, a helpless headlamps from behind.
  • Page 42: Power Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The vehicle aerodynamics are The express mode can be canceled designed to improve fuel economy at any time by briefly pressing, performance. This may result in a or pulling the switch. pulsing sound when either rear Window Lockout window is down and the front windows are up.
  • Page 43: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Sun Visors Roof Slide Switch Express-Open/Express-Close : Sunroof Press and release (1) to express-open the sunroof. Press If equipped, the sunroof switches and release (1) to are on the headliner above the express-close the sunroof. rearview mirror. The ignition must be in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, Open/Close (Manual Mode) : or in Retained Accessory Power...
  • Page 44 Keys, Doors, and Windows conditions, it is possible to override the reversal system. To override the reversal system, close in manual mode. To stop the movement, release the switch. Dirt and debris may collect on the sunroof seal or in the track. This could cause an issue with sunroof operation or noise.
  • Page 45: Seats And Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Seats and Airbag System Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Airbag System ....61 Restraints Rear Seat) ....85 Where Are the Airbags? .
  • Page 46: Head Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints Front Seats The vehicle's front seats have head restraints in the outboard seating positions. Warning With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater chance that Adjust the head restraint so that the The height of the head restraint can occupants will suffer a neck/ top of the restraint is at the same...
  • Page 47: Front Seats, Seat Adjustment, Power Seat Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints To lower the head restraint, press Front Seats 2. Move the seat forward or the button, located on the top of the rearward to adjust the seat seatback, and push the head position. Seat Adjustment restraint down. Try to move the 3.
  • Page 48: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints To adjust a power seat, if equipped: To adjust a power seat, if equipped: Lumbar Adjustment Move the seat forward or Move the seat forward or Power Lumbar rearward using the handle under rearward by sliding the control the front of the seat cushion (1).
  • Page 49: Reclining Seatbacks

    Seats and Restraints Reclining Seatbacks Warning Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even when buckled up, the safety belts cannot do their job. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you.
  • Page 50: Memory Seats

    Seats and Restraints 2. Push and pull on the seatback Memory Seats RKE Memory positions. See to make sure it is locked. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 26. Power Reclining Seatbacks Storing Button Memory Positions To save positions into Button Memory: 1.
  • Page 51 Seats and Restraints If something has blocked the driver Memory positions, unlock the driver RKE transmitters are not labeled seat while recalling a memory door with the RKE transmitter and with a number. If your memory seat position, the recall may stop. open the driver door.
  • Page 52: Heated Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints If something has blocked the driver The passenger seat may take seat while recalling the exit position, longer to heat up. the recall may stop. Remove the Remote Start Heated Seats obstruction; then press and hold the When it is cold outside, the heated power seat control rearward for seats can be programmed to turn on...
  • Page 53: Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints Rear Seats Warning (Continued) Split Folding Seatbacks Always push and pull on the Either side of the rear seatback can seatbacks to be sure they are be folded down for more cargo locked. space. Folding the Seatbacks Warning Caution A safety belt that is improperly...
  • Page 54 Seats and Restraints 3. Make sure the rear safety belts Safety Belts Warning (Continued) are not twisted or caught This section describes how to use between the seat cushion and passengers to ride in any area of safety belts properly, and some the seatback.
  • Page 55: How To Wear Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints When riding in a vehicle, you travel Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why It is very important for all occupants as fast as the vehicle does. If the should I have to wear safety to buckle up. Statistics show that vehicle stops suddenly, you keep unbelted people are hurt more often belts?
  • Page 56 Seats and Restraints pelvic bones and you would be Lap-Shoulder Belt less likely to slide under the lap All seating positions in the vehicle belt. If you slid under it, the belt have a lap-shoulder belt. would apply force on your abdomen.
  • Page 57 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the To unlatch the belt, push the button buckle until it clicks. on the buckle. The belt should return to its stowed position. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the Always stow the safety belt slowly.
  • Page 58 Seats and Restraints shoulder belt height adjustment Safety Belt Pretensioners Rear Safety Belt Comfort could reduce the effectiveness of Guides This vehicle has safety belt the safety belt in a crash. See How pretensioners for front outboard to Wear Safety Belts Properly 0 54. Warning occupants.
  • Page 59 Seats and Restraints To install: 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be behind the belt with the plastic guide on the front. 2. Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the 1.
  • Page 60: Safety System Check, Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy, Safety Belt Extender

    Seats and Restraints the guide back into its storage The best way to protect the fetus is Safety System Check pocket located on the side of the to protect the mother. When a safety Check that the safety belt reminder, seatback.
  • Page 61: Safety Belt Care, Replacing Safety Belt

    Seats and Restraints Safety Belt Care If dust or debris exists in the system After a minor crash, replacement of please see the dealer. Parts may safety belts may not be necessary. Keep belts clean and dry. need to be replaced to ensure But the safety belt assemblies that proper functionality of the system.
  • Page 62: Airbag System

    Seats and Restraints Airbag System For frontal airbags, the word Warning (Continued) AIRBAG is on the center of the The vehicle has the following steering wheel for the driver and on belts, not replace them. Also, airbags: the instrument panel for the front airbags are not designed to inflate outboard passenger.
  • Page 63: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? Warning (Continued) Warning seriously injured or killed. Do not Children who are up against, sit unnecessarily close to any or very close to, any airbag when airbag, as you would be if sitting it inflates can be seriously injured on the edge of the seat or leaning or killed.
  • Page 64: When Should An Airbag Inflate

    Seats and Restraints The front outboard passenger Warning (Continued) frontal airbag is in the passenger side instrument panel. inflating airbag must be kept clear. Do not put anything between an occupant and an airbag, and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering.
  • Page 65: What Makes An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints Deployment thresholds are used to whether the object is fixed or airbags are not designed to inflate in predict how severe a crash is likely moving, rigid or deformable, narrow rear impacts. Both roof-rail airbags to be in time for the airbags to or wide.
  • Page 66: How Does An Airbag, What Will You See After

    Seats and Restraints How Does an Airbag But airbags would not help in many prevent the driver from seeing out of types of collisions, primarily the windshield or being able to steer Restrain? because the occupant's motion is the vehicle, nor does it prevent In moderate to severe frontal or not toward those airbags.
  • Page 67: Passenger Sensing System

    Seats and Restraints The feature may also activate, Additional windshield breakage may Passenger Sensing without airbag inflation, after an also occur from the front outboard System event that exceeds a predetermined passenger airbag. threshold. You can lock the doors, The vehicle has a passenger Airbags are designed to inflate turn off the interior lamps, and turn sensing system for the front...
  • Page 68 Seats and Restraints OFF, or the symbol for on or off, will Never put a rear-facing child seat in Warning (Continued) be visible. See Passenger Airbag the front. This is because the risk to Status Indicator 0 104. the rear-facing child is so great, Never put a rear-facing child if the airbag inflates.
  • Page 69 Seats and Restraints There is a critical problem with frontal airbag, depending upon the is present in a child restraint. If a the airbag system or the person s seating posture and body child restraint has been installed passenger sensing system. build.
  • Page 70 Seats and Restraints sure that the vehicle seatback If the Off Indicator is Lit for an 2. Remove any additional material is not pushing the child from the seat, such as Adult-Sized Occupant restraint into the seat cushion. blankets, cushions, seat covers, seat heaters, or seat Also make sure the child massagers.
  • Page 71 Seats and Restraints vehicle. See Adding Equipment to occupy the seat. See Airbag Warning (Continued) the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 71 Readiness Light 0 104 for important for more information about safety information. ride in the front outboard modifications that can affect how The on indicator may be lit if an passenger seat, if the passenger the system operates.
  • Page 72 Seats and Restraints vehicle and the airbag system. To also be affected by changing any passenger sensing system. This purchase a service manual, see parts of the front seats, safety belts, could either prevent proper Service Publications Ordering airbag sensing and diagnostic deployment of the passenger Information 0 301.
  • Page 73: Airbag System Check, Replacing Airbag System, Child Restraints, Older Children

    Seats and Restraints Airbag System Check Replacing Airbag System Child Restraints Parts after a Crash The airbag system does not need Older Children regularly scheduled maintenance or replacement. Make sure the airbag Warning readiness light is working. See Airbag Readiness Light 0 104. A crash can damage the airbag systems in the vehicle.
  • Page 74 Seats and Restraints Sit all the way back on the seat. Q: What is the proper way to Warning Do the knees bend at the seat wear safety belts? edge? If yes, continue. If no, A: An older child should wear a Never allow more than one child return to the booster seat.
  • Page 75: Infants And Young Children

    Seats and Restraints Warning Warning Never allow a child to wear the Children can be seriously injured safety belt with the shoulder belt or strangled if a shoulder belt is behind their back. A child can be wrapped around their neck. The seriously injured by not wearing shoulder belt can tighten but the lap-shoulder belt properly.
  • Page 76 Seats and Restraints the vehicle's safety belt system nor its airbag system is designed for them. Children who are not restrained properly can strike other people, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Warning Never hold an infant or a child while riding in a vehicle.
  • Page 77 Seats and Restraints For each type of child restraint, Child Restraint Systems Warning there are many different models available. When purchasing a child A young child's hip bones are still restraint, be sure it is designed to be so small that the vehicle's regular used in a motor vehicle.
  • Page 78 Seats and Restraints Securing an Add-On Child Restraint in the Vehicle Warning A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child restraint is not properly secured in the vehicle. Secure the child restraint properly in the vehicle using the vehicle s safety belt or LATCH system, following the Forward-Facing Child Seat...
  • Page 79: Where To Put The

    Seats and Restraints When securing an add-on child Securing the Child Within the Warning restraint, refer to the instructions Child Restraint that come with the restraint which A child in a rear-facing child may be on the restraint itself or in a Warning restraint can be seriously injured booklet, or both, and to this manual.
  • Page 80: Latch System

    Seats and Restraints Wherever a child restraint is rear-facing and forward-facing child Warning (Continued) installed, be sure to follow the seats can be properly installed using either the LATCH anchors or instructions that came with the child the front seat, always move the restraint system and secure the the vehicle s safety belts.
  • Page 81 Seats and Restraints The LATCH anchorage system can (with top tether where available) to Top Tether Anchor be used until the combined weight secure the child restraint. See of the child plus the child restraint is Securing Child Restraints (With the 29.5 kg (65 lbs).
  • Page 82 Seats and Restraints Some child restraints that have a : Seating positions with two lower top tether are designed for use with anchors. or without the top tether being The rear outboard seating positions attached. Others require the top have exposed metal anchors in the tether always to be attached.
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints According to accident statistics, Warning Warning (Continued) children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child To reduce the risk of serious or wrapped around a child s neck. restraint system or infant restraint fatal injuries during a crash, do If the shoulder belt is locked and system secured in a rear seating not attach more than one child...
  • Page 84 Seats and Restraints seating position does not have 2.2. Route, attach, and tighten Caution (Continued) lower anchors, secure the child the top tether according restraint with the top tether and to your child restraint Do not fold the rear seatback the safety belts.
  • Page 85: Replacing Latch System

    Seats and Restraints restraint and route the be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of tether under the headrest or movement, for proper head restraint and around installation. the headrest or head Replacing LATCH System restraint posts. Parts After a Crash Warning If the position you are using A crash can damage the LATCH...
  • Page 86 Seats and Restraints New parts and repairs may be the instructions that come with the necessary even if the LATCH child restraint say that the top strap system was not being used at the must be anchored. time of the crash. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have Securing Child Restraints...
  • Page 87 Seats and Restraints 6. If the child restraint has a top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) 0 79. 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place.
  • Page 88 Seats and Restraints Armrest Retaining Strap Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in Warning the Front Seat) A rear center armrest that is not This vehicle has airbags. A rear properly stowed and secured seat is a safer place to secure a could fall forward during a sudden forward-facing child restraint.
  • Page 89 Seats and Restraints When using the lap-shoulder belt to Warning Warning (Continued) secure the child restraint in this position, follow the instructions that A child in a rear-facing child forward-facing child restraint in came with the child restraint and the restraint can be seriously injured the front outboard passenger following instructions:...
  • Page 90 Seats and Restraints through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. Push the latch plate into the 5. Pull the shoulder belt all the buckle until it clicks. way out of the retractor to set the lock.
  • Page 91 Seats and Restraints 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of...
  • Page 92: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Center Console Storage Compartments Storage Compartments Warning Storage Compartments ..91 Glove Box ..... 91 Do not store heavy or sharp Cupholders .
  • Page 93: Additional Storage Features, Cargo Cover

    Storage Additional Storage To remove the cover from the vehicle, pull both ends toward each Features other. To reinstall, place each end of the cover in the holes behind the Cargo Cover rear seat. Cargo Tie-Downs Warning An unsecured cargo cover could strike people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash.
  • Page 94: Convenience Net, Roof Rack System

    Storage Convenience Net Roof Rack System Caution This vehicle may have a Loading cargo on the roof rack Warning convenience net in the rear of the that weighs more than 100 kg vehicle. Attach it to the cargo If something is carried on top of (220 lb) or hangs over the rear or tie-downs for storing small loads.
  • Page 95 Storage of gravity higher. Avoid high speeds, sudden starts, sharp turns, sudden braking, or abrupt maneuvers; otherwise it may result in loss of control. If driving for a long distance, on rough roads, or at high speeds, occasionally stop the vehicle to make sure the cargo remains in its place.
  • Page 96: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Charging System Light ..105 Vehicle Messages Malfunction Indicator Lamp Vehicle Messages ... . 116 Controls (Check Engine Light) ..106 Battery Voltage and Charging Brake System Warning Messages .
  • Page 97: Steering Wheel Controls

    Instruments and Controls Universal Remote System Controls Steering Wheel Controls Universal Remote System ..130 The infotainment system can be Universal Remote System Steering Wheel operated by using the steering Programming ....130 Adjustment wheel controls.
  • Page 98 Instruments and Controls INT : Move the lever up to INT for When the windshield wiper lever is Wiper Parking intermittent wipes, then turn the released, additional wipes may If the ignition is turned to LOCK/ INT band up for more frequent occur depending on how long the OFF while the wipers are on LO, HI, wipes or down for less frequent...
  • Page 99 Instruments and Controls Rear Window Wiper/ Compass : Push the windshield wiper lever forward to spray washer fluid on the Washer The vehicle may have a compass rear window. The lever returns to its display on the Driver Information The rear wiper controls are on the starting position when released.
  • Page 100 Instruments and Controls Clock 6. To save the settings and return To set the time and date: to the Time and Date menu, 1. Touch CONFIG. The infotainment system controls press BACK. are used to access the time and 2. Touch Time and Date. date settings through the menu To set the 12/24 hour format: 3.
  • Page 101: Power Outlets, Warning Lights

    Instruments and Controls Power Outlets Certain accessory plugs may not be Warning Lights, compatible with the accessory Gauges, and The accessory power outlets can be power outlets and could overload used to connect electrical vehicle and adapter fuses. If a Indicators equipment, such as a cell phone or problem is experienced, see your...
  • Page 102 Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 103 Instruments and Controls Speedometer Fuel Gauge When the ignition is on, the fuel gauge shows about how much fuel The speedometer shows the the vehicle has left in the fuel tank. vehicle's speed in either kilometers An arrow on the fuel gauge per hour (km/h) or miles per indicates the side of the vehicle the hour (mph).
  • Page 104: Safety Belt Reminders, Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

    Instruments and Controls The gauge takes a few seconds Safety Belt Reminders to stabilize after the ignition is Driver Safety Belt Reminder turned on, and goes back to Light empty when the ignition is turned off. There is a driver safety belt reminder light on the instrument Engine Coolant cluster.
  • Page 105: Airbag Readiness Light, Passenger Airbag Status Indicator

    Instruments and Controls Passenger Safety Belt grocery bag, laptop, or other Warning electronic device. To turn off the Reminder Light reminder light and/or chime, remove If the airbag readiness light stays There is a passenger safety belt the object from the seat or buckle reminder light near the passenger on after the vehicle is started or the safety belt.
  • Page 106: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls If the word ON or the on symbol is Warning (Continued) lit on the passenger airbag status indicator, it means that the front Light 0 104 for more information, outboard passenger frontal airbag is including important safety allowed to inflate.
  • Page 107 Instruments and Controls When this light comes on, the Driver Caution Information Center (DIC) also displays a message. Modifications to the engine, See Battery Voltage and Charging transmission, exhaust, intake, Messages 0 117. or fuel system, or the use of replacement tires that do not If a short distance must be driven Malfunctions are often indicated by...
  • Page 108 Instruments and Controls If towing a trailer, reduce the least one full tank of the proper vehicle operation. See Add-On amount of cargo being hauled as fuel to turn the light off. See Electrical Equipment 0 199. See soon as possible. Fuel 0 189.
  • Page 109: Brake System Warning Light

    Instruments and Controls Brake System Warning released, there is a brake problem. Antilock Brake System Have the brake system inspected Light (ABS) Warning Light immediately. The vehicle brake system consists of two hydraulic circuits. If one Warning circuit is not working, the remaining circuit can still work to stop the The brake system might not be vehicle.
  • Page 110: Vehicle Ahead Indicator, Traction Off Light

    Instruments and Controls light is also on, the vehicle does not This light changes to amber and Vehicle Ahead Indicator have antilock brakes and there is a flashes to indicate that the lane problem with the regular brakes. marking has been crossed without See Brake System Warning using a turn signal in that direction.
  • Page 111: Stabilitrak Off Light, Tire Pressure Light

    Instruments and Controls The traction off light comes on when This light comes on when the If the light is on and not flashing, the the Traction Control System (TCS) StabiliTrak system is turned off. TCS and potentially the StabiliTrak has been turned off by pressing and system have been disabled.
  • Page 112: Fuel Economy Light, Engine Oil Pressure Light

    Instruments and Controls When the Light Is On Steady On some models, the oil pump will vary engine oil pressure according This indicates that one or more of to engine needs. Oil pressure may the tires are significantly change quickly as the engine speed underinflated.
  • Page 113: Low Fuel Warning Light, Security Light, Front Fog Lamp Light

    Instruments and Controls Driver Information Center (DIC) an periodically when the vehicle is low High-Beam On Light ECO MODE ON message displays. on fuel. The light goes off when fuel See Fuel System Messages 0 119. is added to the fuel tank. Press the button again to turn off For vehicles with a Driver the light and exit the fuel...
  • Page 114: Lamps On Reminder, Information Displays, Cruise Control Light

    Instruments and Controls Lamps On Reminder Information Displays DIC Buttons Driver Information Center (DIC) The vehicle may have a DIC. It displays information about the vehicle and warning messages if there is a system problem detected. For vehicles with the lamps on DIC messages display in the center reminder light, it comes on when the of the instrument cluster.
  • Page 115 Instruments and Controls Trip/Fuel Menu Items Trip 1 and Trip 2 will change as driving conditions change. The fuel economy can be This display shows the current Press the MENU button until Trip/ reset by pressing SET/CLR while distance traveled, in either Fuel Information Menu is displayed.
  • Page 116 Instruments and Controls The display provides feedback on and 59 seconds (99:59:59) after Unit how current driving behavior in the which the display will return to zero. Press SET/CLR to enter the unit bar graph affects the running To stop the timer, press SET/CLR menu.
  • Page 117: Vehicle Messages

    Instruments and Controls When the remaining oil life is low, It cannot be reset accurately until Vehicle Messages the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON the next oil change. To reset the Messages are displayed on the DIC message will appear on the display. engine oil life system, press SET/ to notify the driver that the status of See Engine Oil Messages 0 118.
  • Page 118: Brake System Messages, Cruise Control Messages, Compass Messages, Door Ajar Messages

    Instruments and Controls Battery Voltage and Brake System Messages Cruise Control Messages Charging Messages BRAKE FLUID LOW APPLY BRAKE BEFORE CRUISE BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE This message is displayed when the brake fluid level is low; see Brake If this message displays when This message displays when the Fluid 0 220.
  • Page 119: Engine Oil Messages

    Instruments and Controls MANUALLY CLOSE THE conditioning compressor turns back severe damage. This message on. The vehicle can continue to be clears when the engine has cooled POWER LIFTGATE driven. to a safe operating temperature. This message will display if the If this message continues to appear, HIGH COOLANT power liftgate encounters multiple...
  • Page 120: Key And Lock Messages, Fuel System Messages, Engine Power Messages

    Instruments and Controls ENGINE OIL LOW ADD OIL to your destination. The TIGHTEN GAS CAP performance may be reduced the On some vehicles, this message This message may display when the next time the vehicle is driven. The displays when the engine oil level fuel cap is not on tight.
  • Page 121 Instruments and Controls FRONT CAMERA BLOCKED, SERVICE SIDE DETECTION SIDE BLIND ZONE SYS. CLEAN WINDSHIELD SYSTEM UNAVAILABLE This message displays when the If this message appears, both SBZA This message indicates that the Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and displays will remain on indicating SBZA system is disabled because Forward Collision Alert (FCA) there is a problem with the SBZA...
  • Page 122: Airbag System Messages, Security Messages

    Instruments and Controls Loss of wheel or vehicle speed. If this message appears, stop as TRACTION CONTROL OFF soon as possible and turn off the Certain other vehicle electrical This message displays when the ignition for 30 seconds. Restart the conditions.
  • Page 123: Service Vehicle Messages, Transmission Messages, Tire Messages

    Instruments and Controls Service Vehicle Messages TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE More than one tire pressure message can appear at a time. The This message displays when the SERVICE POWER STEERING DIC also shows the tire pressure system is learning new tires. See values.
  • Page 124: Vehicle Personalization

    Instruments and Controls allow the transmission to cool. This Vehicle Using the Touchscreen message clears when the fluid Touch a screen feature to: Personalization temperature reaches a safe level. View more feature options. Use the audio system controls to Vehicle Reminder Enable or disable the feature.
  • Page 125 Instruments and Controls Radio Settings XM Categories XM Channel Art Phone Settings Software Versions Menu This feature turns the XM Audio page background on the XM Navigation Settings Auto Volume Channel display on and off. Display Settings This feature adjusts the volume to Select to enable or disable.
  • Page 126: Phone Settings, Rds, Navigation/display Settings

    Instruments and Controls Phone Settings Pair Device (Phone) or Pair Device (GPS) Select to turn RDS on or off. See Select and the following may Radio Data System (RDS) in the Select to pair a new phone. See display: infotainment manual. Pairing a Phone/Device under Bluetooth Bluetooth in the infotainment...
  • Page 127 Instruments and Controls Home Page Menu Rear Camera Options Display Off Select and the following may Select and the following may Select to turn the display off. The display: display: display will return when any radio buttons are pressed or the screen is Customize Symbols touched (if equipped).
  • Page 128 Instruments and Controls Vehicle Settings Select High, Medium, or Low Auto Defog When turned on and high humidity Select and the following may Air Conditioning Mode is detected, the climate control display: This will allow you to select whether system may adjust to outside air Climate and Air Quality or not the air conditioning comes on supply and turn on the air...
  • Page 129 Instruments and Controls Comfort and Convenience the ground near the rear wheels. Side Blind Zone Alert They will return to their previous Rear Cross Traffic Alert Select and the following may driving position when the vehicle is display: Park Assist shifted out of R (Reverse), the Easy Exit Driver Seat ignition is turned to OFF, or the...
  • Page 130 Instruments and Controls Vehicle Locator Lights Delayed Door Lock Remote Lock Feedback This allows the vehicle locator lights When on, this feature will delay the This allows selection of what to be turned on or off. locking of the doors. See Delayed feedback is provided when Locking 0 31.
  • Page 131: Universal Remote System

    Instruments and Controls Universal Remote reverse feature. This includes any Programming the Universal garage door opener model Remote System System manufactured before April 1, 1982. For questions or help programming Read these instructions completely See Radio Frequency the Universal Remote system, call before programming the Universal Statement 0 302.
  • Page 132 Instruments and Controls the indicator light changes from for five seconds. If the light 5. Press and release the Learn or a slow to a rapid flash. Then stays on or the garage door Smart button. Step 6 must be release both buttons.
  • Page 133 Instruments and Controls Radio Signals for Canada and Universal Remote System Reprogramming a Single Some Gate Operators Universal Remote System Operation Button For questions or programming help Using the Universal Remote call 1-800-355-3515 or see To reprogram any of the system System www.homelink.com.
  • Page 134: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting Headlamp High/ Low-Beam Changer Exterior Lamp Controls : Push the turn signal lever Exterior Lighting away from you and release, to turn Exterior Lamp Controls ..133 the high beams on. To return to low Headlamp High/Low-Beam beams, push the lever again or pull Changer .
  • Page 135: Automatic Headlamp System

    Lighting Daytime Running When the exterior lamp control is turned to , the low-beam Lamps (DRL) headlamps come on. The other DRL can make it easier for others to lamps that come on with the see the front of your vehicle during headlamps will also come on.
  • Page 136 Lighting Lights On with Wipers The lever returns to its starting : Press to make the front and position when it is released. rear turn signal lamps flash on and If the windshield wipers are off. This warns others that you are If after signaling a turn or a lane activated in daylight with the engine having trouble.
  • Page 137: Interior Lighting, Instrument Panel Illumination Control, Reading Lamps, Dome Lamps

    Lighting The parking lamps or low-beam Interior Lighting : The lamps come on headlamps must be on to use the automatically when a door is fog lamps. opened. Instrument Panel The fog lamps will go off whenever : Turns the dome lamps on. Illumination Control the high-beam headlamps are The dome lamps can also be turned...
  • Page 138: Lighting Features, Entry Lighting, Battery Load Management, Exit Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Features dome lamp remain on for a set voltage move up or down. This is amount of time, then automatically normal. If there is a problem, an turn off. alert will be displayed. Entry Lighting The exterior lamps turn off The battery can be discharged at Some exterior lamps and interior immediately by turning the exterior...
  • Page 139: Battery Power Protection

    Lighting Normally, these actions occur in Exterior Lighting Battery steps or levels, without being Saver noticeable. In rare cases at the highest levels of corrective action, The battery saver feature is this action may be noticeable to the designed to protect the vehicle's driver.
  • Page 140: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System Infotainment Introduction System Infotainment See the infotainment manual for information on the radio, audio Introduction players, phone, navigation system, Infotainment ....139 and voice or speech recognition.
  • Page 141 Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled Climate Control Systems with this system. Climate Control Systems ..140 Automatic Climate Control System ..... . 142 Air Vents Air Vents .
  • Page 142 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control : To Do not drive the vehicle until all the To improve fuel efficiency and to change the current mode, select windows are clear. cool the vehicle faster, recirculation one of the following: may be automatically selected in If equipped with the Fuel Economy warm weather.
  • Page 143: Automatic Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Automatic Climate Control System Caution The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled Do not use a razor blade or sharp with this system. object to clear the inside rear window. Do not adhere anything to the defogger grid lines in the rear glass.
  • Page 144 Climate Controls setting is displayed. Functions not control. The AUTO indicator light The system allows outside air into manually set will continue to be turns off. The air delivery mode the vehicle and the air conditioning automatically controlled, even if the remains in automatic control.
  • Page 145 Climate Controls Rear Window Defogger Remote Start Climate Control : Press to turn on the Operation : If equipped with the recirculation. Press to alternate REAR : Press to turn the rear remote start feature, the climate between recirculation and outside window defogger on or off.
  • Page 146: Air Vents, Passenger Compartment Air Filter

    Climate Controls Air Vents Keep the path under the front Maintenance seats clear of objects to help circulate the air inside of the Center Air Vents Passenger Compartment vehicle more effectively. Use the louvers located on the air Air Filter Use of non-GM approved hood vents to change the direction of the deflectors can adversely affect...
  • Page 147 Climate Controls 2. Push the stop tab upward until 6. Push the two tabs upward and the stop tab is under the release the latches holding the instrument panel assembly and service door. Lift the the glove box is released. service door.
  • Page 148: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Parking over Things Forward Collision Alert (FCA) That Burn ....169 System ..... . 183 Operating Side Blind Zone Engine Exhaust...
  • Page 149: Driving Information, Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, Drunk Driving

    Driving and Operating Driving Information Become familiar with vehicle Refer to the infotainment manual for features before driving, such as more information on using that programming favorite radio system and the navigation system, Distracted Driving stations and adjusting climate if equipped, including pairing and control and seat settings.
  • Page 150: Control Of A Vehicle

    Driving and Operating Average driver reaction time is Steering Warning about three-quarters of a second. In Electric Power Steering (2.4L that time, a vehicle moving at Drinking and then driving is very L4 Engine) 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m dangerous.
  • Page 151 Driving and Operating Hydraulic Power Steering (3.6L Curve Tips Off-Road Recovery V6 Engine) Take curves at a reasonable speed. If your vehicle has hydraulic power steering, it may require Reduce speed before entering a maintenance. See Power Steering curve. Fluid (2.4L L4 Engine) 0 218 or Maintain a reasonable steady Power Steering Fluid (3.6L speed through the curve...
  • Page 152: Loss Of Control

    Driving and Operating 3. Turn the steering wheel to go If the vehicle starts to slide, follow Off-Road Driving straight down the roadway. these suggestions: All-wheel-drive vehicles can be Ease your foot off the used for off-road driving. Vehicles Loss of Control accelerator pedal and steer the without all-wheel drive and vehicles way you want the vehicle to go.
  • Page 153 Driving and Operating Before Driving Off-Road Caution (Continued) Warning (Continued) Have all necessary maintenance and service work completed. cause improper airflow to the to roll over. You can be seriously or fatally injured if engine. Reattach the front fascia Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, the vehicle rolls over.
  • Page 154 Driving and Operating Driving on Hills When possible, drive straight up brakes to slow the vehicle and or down the hill. help keep the vehicle under Driving safely on hills requires good control. Slow down when approaching judgment and an understanding of the top of the hill.
  • Page 155 Driving and Operating Never try to turn the vehicle 3.2. Stay clear of the path the If an incline must be driven around. If the hill is steep vehicle would take if it across, and the vehicle starts to enough to stall the vehicle, rolled downhill.
  • Page 156: Driving On Wet Roads

    Driving and Operating braking. Drive at a reduced speed water, the brakes get wet, and it Warning (Continued) and avoid sharp turns or abrupt might take longer to stop. See maneuvers. Driving on Wet Roads 0 155. could drown. If it is only shallow Traction is reduced on hard packed After Off-Road Driving water, it can still wash away the...
  • Page 157: Hill And Mountain Roads

    Driving and Operating of driving conditions and avoid Hydroplaning Hill and Mountain Roads driving through large puddles and Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water Driving on steep hills or through deep-standing or flowing water. can build up under the vehicle's mountains is different than driving tires so they actually ride on the on flat or rolling terrain.
  • Page 158: Winter Driving

    Driving and Operating Winter Driving Allow greater following distance Warning and watch for slippery spots. Icy Driving on Snow or Ice patches can occur on otherwise Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) clear roads in shaded areas. Snow or ice between the tires and or with the ignition off is The surface of a curve or an the road creates less traction or...
  • Page 159: If The Vehicle Is Stuck

    Driving and Operating If stuck too severely for the traction Warning Warning (Continued) system to free the vehicle, turn the traction system off and use the Snow can trap engine exhaust the fan speed to the highest rocking method. See Traction setting.
  • Page 160: Vehicle Load Limits

    Driving and Operating gears. Release the accelerator Tire and Loading Information Warning pedal while shifting, and press Label lightly on the accelerator pedal Do not load the vehicle any when the transmission is in gear. heavier than the Gross Slowly spinning the wheels in the Vehicle Weight Rating forward and reverse directions (GVWR), or either the...
  • Page 161 Driving and Operating The Tire and Loading Determine the combined Determine the combined Information label also shows the weight of the driver and weight of luggage and cargo size of the original equipment passengers that will be being loaded on the vehicle. tires (3) and the recommended riding in your vehicle.
  • Page 162 Driving and Operating Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Vehicle Capacity Weight Vehicle Capacity Weight Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 1 = 453 kg for Example 2 = 453 kg for Example 3 = 453 kg (1,000 lbs). (1,000 lbs). (1,000 lbs).
  • Page 163 Driving and Operating weight of the driver, passengers, Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Warning and cargo should never exceed The GVWR includes the weight the vehicle's capacity weight. of the vehicle, all occupants, Things inside the vehicle can fuel, and cargo. strike and injure people in a Certification/Tire Label sudden stop or turn, or in a...
  • Page 164: Starting And Operating, Ignition Positions

    Driving and Operating Starting and Caution (Continued) Caution Operating breaking-in guideline every Using a tool to force the key to time you get new brake turn in the ignition could cause New Vehicle Break-In linings. damage to the switch or break the key.
  • Page 165 Driving and Operating This is the only position from which to N (Neutral), firmly apply the 1 (ACC/ACCESSORY) : This the key can be removed. If the key brakes and steer the vehicle to position provides power to some of cannot be removed, make sure the a safe location.
  • Page 166: Starting The Engine

    Driving and Operating 3 (START) : This position starts the not race the engine Caution engine. When the engine starts, immediately after starting it. release the key. The ignition switch Operate the engine and If you add electrical parts or will return to ON/RUN for normal transmission gently to allow the accessories, you could change...
  • Page 167: Engine Coolant Heater

    Driving and Operating each try, to allow the cranking Power to the power windows and The electrical cord is on the motor to cool. When the engine sunroof will continue to operate for passenger side of the engine starts, let go of the key and up to 10 minutes or until any door is compartment, in front of the air accelerator.
  • Page 168: Shifting Into Park

    Driving and Operating Shifting Into Park Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Warning Use a weatherproof, While in use, do not let the heavy-duty, 15 amp-rated heater cord touch vehicle It can be dangerous to get out of extension cord if needed. parts or sharp edges.
  • Page 169: Shifting Out Of Park

    Driving and Operating 3. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF. If you have to leave the vehicle with Shifting out of Park the engine running, the vehicle must 4. Remove the key. To shift out of P (Park): be in P (Park) and the parking Leaving the Vehicle With the brake set.
  • Page 170: Parking Over Things That Burn, Engine Exhaust

    Driving and Operating Parking over Things Engine Exhaust Warning (Continued) That Burn There are holes or openings Warning in the vehicle body from Warning Engine exhaust contains carbon damage or aftermarket modifications that are not monoxide (CO), which cannot be Things that can burn could touch completely sealed.
  • Page 171: Running The Vehicle While Parked, Automatic Transmission

    Driving and Operating Running the Vehicle Automatic Warning (Continued) While Parked Transmission Do not leave the vehicle when the It is better not to park with the engine is running. If you have left engine running. the engine running, the vehicle If the vehicle is left with the engine can move suddenly.
  • Page 172 Driving and Operating R : Use this gear to back up. Going about 56 km/h (35 mph) or Warning (Continued) more, push the accelerator all the way down. Caution vehicle could move very rapidly. You could lose control and hit Shifting to R (Reverse) while the Caution people or objects.
  • Page 173: Fuel Economy Mode, Manual Mode

    Driving and Operating Operating Modes To use this feature: vehicle, then press the (Minus) button to the desired lower gear The transmission may operate in a 1. Move the shift lever to range. lower gear than normal to improve M (Manual Mode). vehicle performance.
  • Page 174: Drive Systems

    Driving and Operating Press the eco (economy) button to Drive Systems Brakes turn this feature on or off. The eco light in the instrument cluster will All-Wheel Drive Antilock Brake come on when engaged. See Fuel System (ABS) Economy Light 0 111. A Driver Vehicles with this feature transfer Information Center (DIC) message engine power, as required, to all...
  • Page 175 Driving and Operating If driving safely on a wet road and it Using ABS To set the parking brake, hold the becomes necessary to slam on the regular brake pedal down, then Do not pump the brakes. Just hold brakes and continue braking to push the parking brake pedal down.
  • Page 176: Ride Control Systems, Brake Assist

    Driving and Operating If you are towing a trailer and are brake pedal is released or brake Ride Control Systems parking on a hill, see Driving pedal pressure is quickly Characteristics and Towing decreased. Traction Control/ Tips 0 193. Electronic Stability Hill Start Assist (HSA) Brake Assist Control...
  • Page 177 Driving and Operating vehicle wheel brakes to assist the comes on and stays on: driver in keeping the vehicle on the 1. Stop the vehicle. intended path. 2. Turn the engine off and wait If cruise control is being used and 15 seconds.
  • Page 178 Driving and Operating Cruise Control If TCS is limiting wheel spin when Caution is pressed, the system will not turn With cruise control, the vehicle can off until the wheels stop spinning. Do not repeatedly brake or maintain a speed of about 40 km/h accelerate heavily when TCS is To turn off both TCS and StabiliTrak, (25 mph) or more without keeping...
  • Page 179 Driving and Operating ® If equipped with the StabiliTrak 3. Move the thumbwheel toward : Press to turn cruise control on system, the system may begin to SET/ and release it. The or off. limit wheel spin while you are using desired set speed briefly : Press to disengage cruise cruise control.
  • Page 180 Driving and Operating To increase vehicle speed in The speedometer reading can be vehicle speed. When the brakes are small increments, move the displayed in either English or metric applied, the cruise control is thumbwheel up toward RES/+ units. See Instrument Cluster 0 101. disengaged.
  • Page 181: Driver Assistance Systems, Rear Vision

    Driving and Operating Driver Assistance An image appears on the Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) infotainment screen when the On vehicles with RCTA, a triangle Systems vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse). with an arrow may display on the The infotainment screen goes to the RVC screen to warn of traffic Rear Vision previous screen after approximately...
  • Page 182 Driving and Operating 4. Select Rear Camera Options. Rear Vision Camera Location 5. Select Symbols or Guide Lines. The feature is on when a check mark appears next to it. RCTA can be turned on or off through vehicle personalization. See Collision Detection Systems under Vehicle Personalization 0 123.
  • Page 183: Parking Assist

    Driving and Operating When the System Does Not (5 mph), and the sensors on the rear RPA operates only at speeds less bumper detect objects up to 2.5 m than 8 km/h (5 mph). Seem To Work Properly (8 ft) behind the vehicle, and at least A detected obstacle is indicated by The RVC system may not work 20 cm (8 in) off the ground.
  • Page 184 Driving and Operating When the System Does Not PARK ASSIST OFF : If the RPA Forward Collision Alert system does not activate due to a Seem to Work Properly (FCA) System temporary condition, the message The following messages may be displays on the DIC.
  • Page 185 Driving and Operating objects. FCA will not detect another Collision Alert Warning (Continued) vehicle ahead until it is completely in the driving lane. animals, signs, guardrails, bridges, construction barrels, Warning or other objects. Be ready to take action and apply the brakes. See FCA does not provide a warning Defensive Driving 0 148.
  • Page 186 Driving and Operating Selecting the Alert Timing timing. The range of selectable alert the corresponding outside side timing may not be appropriate for all mirror and will flash if the turn signal drivers and driving conditions. is on. Unnecessary Alerts Warning FCA may provide unnecessary alerts for turning vehicles, vehicles...
  • Page 187 Driving and Operating SBZA Detection Zones unsafe to change lanes. Before If SBZA is disabled by the driver, making a lane change, check the the SBZA mirror displays will not SBZA display, check mirrors, glance light up. over your shoulder, and use the turn When the System Does Not signals.
  • Page 188 Driving and Operating SBZA may not operate when the Lane Departure Warning (Continued) SBZA sensors in the left or right Warning (LDW) corners of the rear bumper are not in proper condition; or if covered with mud, dirt, snow, ice, If equipped, LDW may help avoid the sun shines directly into or slush, or in heavy rainstorms.
  • Page 189 Driving and Operating How the System Works If the LDW system is not functioning When LDW is on, is green if properly when lane markings are LDW is available to warn of a lane The LDW camera sensor is on the clearly visible, cleaning the departure.
  • Page 190 Driving and Operating Fuel posted octane rating of less than 87, Caution (Continued) as this may cause engine knock and GM recommends the use of TOP will lower fuel economy. (MMT), which can damage TIER Detergent Gasoline to keep Prohibited Fuels the emissions control the engine cleaner and reduce system and spark plugs.
  • Page 191: Fuels In Foreign Countries, E85 Or Flexfuel, Fuel Additives

    Driving and Operating may not pass a smog-check test. gasoline additive recommended by indicating the FlexFuel ethanol See Malfunction Indicator Lamp General Motors. It is available at content. Do not use the fuel if the (Check Engine Light) 0 106. If this your dealer.
  • Page 192: Filling The Tank

    Driving and Operating Caution Warning (Continued) Do not use fuel containing Do not leave the fuel pump unattended. methanol. It can corrode metal parts in the fuel system and also Do not use a cell phone damage plastic and rubber parts. while refueling.
  • Page 193: Filling A Portable Fuel Container

    Driving and Operating Filling a Portable Fuel Warning Warning Container Overfilling the fuel tank by more If a fire starts while you are than three clicks of a standard fill refueling, do not remove the Warning nozzle may cause: nozzle. Shut off the flow of fuel by shutting off the pump or by Filling a portable fuel container Vehicle performance issues,...
  • Page 194 Driving and Operating Trailer Towing Do not tow a trailer during the Warning (Continued) first 800 km (500 miles), to prevent damage to the engine, General Towing Fill the container no more axle or other parts. than 95% full to allow for Information Then, during the first 800 km expansion.
  • Page 195 Driving and Operating Before starting, check all trailer hitch Passing Warning (Continued) parts and attachments, safety More passing distance is needed chains, electrical connectors, lamps, when towing a trailer. Because the When towing a trailer: tires and mirrors. If the trailer has rig is longer, it is necessary to go electric brakes, start the Do not drive with the...
  • Page 196 Driving and Operating When turning with a trailer, make Driving on Grades Parking on Hills wider turns than normal so the Reduce speed and shift to a lower trailer will not strike soft shoulders, Warning gear before starting down a long or curbs, road signs, trees or other steep downgrade.
  • Page 197 Driving and Operating 4. Reapply the brake pedal. Then lubricant, belts, cooling system and Weight of the Trailer apply the parking brake and brake system. Inspect these before How heavy can a trailer safely be? shift into P (Park). and during the trip. Speed, altitude, road grades, 5.
  • Page 198 Driving and Operating Maximum Trailer GCWR* Weight with Trailer Vehicle Brakes 2.4L L4 Engine, FWD 680 kg (1,500 lbs) 2 625 kg (5,787 lbs) 2.4L L4 Engine, AWD 680 kg (1,500 lbs) 2 700 kg (5,952 lbs) 3.6L V6 Engine, FWD 1 588 kg (3,500 lbs) 3 600 kg (7,937 lbs) 3.6L V6 Engine, AWD...
  • Page 199: Towing Equipment

    Driving and Operating Weight Rating). The effect of Towing Equipment Leave enough slack so the rig can additional weight may reduce the turn. Never allow safety chains to Hitches trailering capacity more than the drag on the ground. total of the additional weight. Use the correct hitch equipment.
  • Page 200 Driving and Operating Conversions and Caution Add-Ons Some electrical equipment can damage the vehicle or cause Add-On Electrical components to not work and Equipment would not be covered by the When TSC is applying the brakes, vehicle warranty. Always check the TCS/StabiliTrak indicator light Warning with your dealer before adding...
  • Page 201: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Power Steering Fluid (3.6L Electrical System V6 Engine) ....218 Fuses ......227 Washer Fluid .
  • Page 202: General Information, California Perchlorate Materials Requirements, California Proposition 65 Warning

    Vehicle Care Wheel Alignment and Tire General Information contain and/or emit chemicals Balance ..... 250 known to the State of California to For service and parts needs, visit Wheel Replacement .
  • Page 203: Accessories And Modifications, Vehicle Checks, Doing Your Own Service Work

    Vehicle Care Accessories and Damage to suspension components Vehicle Checks caused by modifying vehicle height Modifications outside of factory settings will not be Doing Your Own Adding non-dealer accessories or covered by the vehicle warranty. Service Work making modifications to the vehicle Damage to vehicle components can affect vehicle performance and resulting from modifications or the...
  • Page 204 Vehicle Care This vehicle has an airbag system. Hood Before attempting to do your own To open the hood: service work, see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 70. Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed.
  • Page 205 Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 2.4L L4 Engine...
  • Page 206 Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 211. 6. Engine Compartment Fuse 9. Battery - North America 0 221 Block 0 228. (Out of View). 2. Engine Cover 0 207. 7. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. 10. Engine Coolant Surge Tank 3.
  • Page 207 Vehicle Care 3.6L V6 Engine...
  • Page 208: Engine Cover, Engine Oil

    Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 211. 11. Engine Coolant Surge Tank 2. Remove the engine cover and Pressure Cap. See Engine bolt (2). 2. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir Coolant 0 213. (Under Engine Cover). See 3. Raise the engine cover (3) to Power Steering Fluid (2.4L L4 12.
  • Page 209 Vehicle Care Change the engine oil at the Warning appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System 0 210. The engine oil dipstick handle Always dispose of engine oil may be hot; it could burn you. properly. See What to Do with Use a towel or glove to touch the Used Oil in this section.
  • Page 210 Vehicle Care approved by GM as meeting the temperatures. When selecting an oil Caution (Continued) dexos1 specification are marked of the appropriate viscosity grade, it with the dexos1 approved logo. See is recommended to select an oil of area that shows the proper www.gmdexos.com.
  • Page 211 Vehicle Care Used oil can be a threat to the When the system has calculated How to Reset the Engine Oil environment. If you change your that oil life has been diminished, it Life System own oil, be sure to drain all the oil indicates that an oil change is Reset the system whenever the from the filter before disposal.
  • Page 212: Automatic Transmission Fluid

    Vehicle Care The system is reset when the service manual, see Service filter, make sure that the engine air CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Publications Ordering cleaner/filter housing and nearby message goes off. Information 0 301. components are free of dirt and debris.
  • Page 213: Cooling System

    Vehicle Care 2. Align the air cleaner/filter Cooling System housing cover tabs to the air cleaner/filter housing. 3. Install the air cleaner/filter housing cover using the four screws. Warning Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you or others to be burned.
  • Page 214: Engine Coolant

    Vehicle Care If the coolant inside the coolant overheating, the fan should be surge tank is boiling, do not do running. If it is not, the vehicle anything else until it cools down. needs service. Turn off the engine. The vehicle should be parked on a level surface.
  • Page 215 Vehicle Care The following explains the cooling Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, Caution (Continued) system and how to check and add drinkable water and DEX-COOL coolant when it is low. If there is a coolant. If using this mixture, would not be covered by the problem with engine overheating, nothing else needs to be added.
  • Page 216 Vehicle Care but the coolant level is not at or water and DEX-COOL coolant at the Warning above the COLD FILL line, add a coolant surge tank, but be sure the 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable cooling system, including the Adding only plain water or some water and DEX-COOL coolant at the coolant surge tank pressure cap, is...
  • Page 217 Vehicle Care 2. Keep turning the pressure cap lower, add more of the proper Caution slowly, and remove it. DEX-COOL coolant mixture to the coolant surge tank until the In cold weather, water can freeze level reaches the COLD and crack the engine, radiator, FILL line.
  • Page 218: Engine Overheating

    Vehicle Care Engine Overheating If Steam is Coming from the If No Steam is Coming from Engine Compartment the Engine Compartment The vehicle has an indicator to warn If an engine overheat warning is of engine overheating. There is an Warning displayed but no steam can be seen engine coolant temperature warning...
  • Page 219: L V6 Engine, L L4 Engine

    Vehicle Care displays, the vehicle can be driven. Power Steering Fluid How to Check Power Steering Continue to drive the vehicle slowly Fluid (3.6L V6 Engine) for about 10 minutes. Keep a safe To check the power steering fluid: vehicle distance from the vehicle in front.
  • Page 220: Washer Fluid, Brakes

    Vehicle Care Adding Washer Fluid Caution Caution (Continued) Use of the incorrect fluid may Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. damage the vehicle and the Water can cause the damages may not be covered by solution to freeze and the vehicle warranty.
  • Page 221: Brake Fluid

    Vehicle Care be heard all the time when the Properly torqued wheel nuts are Brake Fluid vehicle is moving, except when necessary to help prevent brake applying the brake pedal firmly. pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly tighten wheel nuts in the Warning proper sequence to torque...
  • Page 222 Vehicle Care A fluid leak in the brake When the brake fluid falls to a low Caution hydraulic system. Have the level, the brake warning light comes brake hydraulic system fixed. on. See Brake System Warning If brake fluid is spilled on the With a leak, the brakes will not Light 0 108.
  • Page 223: Starter Switch Check, Function Check

    Vehicle Care Extended Storage: Remove the 2. Apply both the parking brake Warning (Continued) black, negative ( ) cable from the and the regular brake. battery or use a battery trickle Do not use the accelerator reproductive harm. Batteries also charger.
  • Page 224: Mechanism Check, Wiper Blade Replacement, Ignition Transmission Lock Check

    Vehicle Care 1. Before starting this check, be Contact your dealer if service is To check the P (Park) sure there is enough room required. mechanism's holding ability: around the vehicle. It should be With the engine running, shift to Park Brake and P (Park) parked on a level surface.
  • Page 225 Vehicle Care square button on the wiper 4. After wiper blade replacement, Caution (Continued) blade clicks into place with the ensure that cover hook slides into the slot in the blade wiper arm. the vehicle warranty. Do not allow assembly. 4.
  • Page 226: Headlamp Aiming, Bulb Replacement, Halogen Bulbs

    Vehicle Care Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement Fog Lamps To replace one of these bulbs: Headlamp aim has been preset and For the proper type of replacement should need no further adjustment. bulbs, see Replacement Bulbs 0 227. If the vehicle is damaged in a crash, the headlamp aim may be affected.
  • Page 227: License Plate Lamp

    Vehicle Care Taillamps, Turn Signal, To replace one of these lamps: License Plate Lamp Stoplamps, and Back-Up 1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate 0 32. Lamps 2. Remove the two screw covers from the taillamp assembly. 3. Remove the two screws securing the taillamp assembly.
  • Page 228: Electrical System, Replacement Bulbs

    Vehicle Care 2. Bulb 7. Push the lamp assembly into Electrical System the liftgate engaging the clip 3. Lamp Assembly side first. Fuses To replace one of these bulbs: 8. Push on the lamp side opposite 1. Open the liftgate partway. See The wiring circuits in the vehicle are the clip until the lamp assembly Liftgate 0 32.
  • Page 229: Engine Compartment Fuse Block

    Vehicle Care There are two fuse blocks in the Engine Compartment Caution vehicle: one in the engine Fuse Block compartment and one in the Spilling liquid on any electrical instrument panel. component on the vehicle may There is a fuse puller located in the damage it.
  • Page 230 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Instrument panel fuse block 2 Sunroof ABS pump Instrument panel fuse block 3 Left power windows ABS module Transmission control module battery Trailer parking light AIR pump solenoid Engine control The vehicle may not be equipped module battery Fuses Usage...
  • Page 231 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Rear accessory Post catalytic Electric power power outlet converter O2 sensor steering Memory mirror Engine control AIR pump solenoid module module Brake booster Regulated voltage Pre-catalytic Cooling fan control battery converter O2 sensor High-beam sensor Transmission control...
  • Page 232 Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse Fuses Usage Block Steering wheel dimming Body control module 1 Infotainment Body control module 7 Noise control module Body control The instrument panel fuse block is module 4 located on the passenger side panel of the center console. To access the Radio fuses, open the fuse panel door from the passenger side by pulling...
  • Page 233 Vehicle Care Wheels and Tires Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Body control Amplifier Tires module 5 Discrete logic Every new GM vehicle has Rear auxiliary power ignition switch high-quality tires made by a Instrument panel/ Communications leading tire manufacturer. See Ignition integration module the warranty manual for Universal garage...
  • Page 234: Winter Tires

    Vehicle Care and weather conditions. Original Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) equipment tires designed to GM's specific tire performance criteria Underinflated tires pose Replace any tires that have a TPC specification code the same danger as have been damaged by molded onto the sidewall. Original overloaded tires.
  • Page 235: Summer Tires, Tire Sidewall Labeling

    Vehicle Care for details regarding winter tire Summer Tires Caution (Continued) availability and proper tire selection. This vehicle may come with high Also, see Buying New Tires 0 247. use. If the tires have been performance summer tires. These With winter tires, there may be subjected to 7 °C (20 °F) or less, tires have a special tread and decreased dry road traction,...
  • Page 236 Vehicle Care GM's TPC specifications meet or The TIN shows the exceed all federal safety manufacturer and plant code, guidelines. tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is (3) DOT (Department of molded onto both sides of the Transportation) tire, although only one side may Department of Transportation...
  • Page 237: Tire Designations

    Vehicle Care (3) Tire Identification Number (6) Tire Size A combination of (TIN) The letters and numbers letters and numbers define a following the DOT (Department tire's width, height, aspect ratio, of Transportation) code are the construction type, and service Tire Identification Number (TIN).
  • Page 238: Tire Terminology And Definitions

    Vehicle Care (4) Construction Code A letter the tire. Air pressure is code is used to indicate the type expressed in kPa (kilopascal) of ply construction in the tire. or psi (pounds per square inch). The letter R means radial ply Accessory Weight construction;...
  • Page 239 Vehicle Care Cold Tire Pressure GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Maximum Inflation Pressure amount of air pressure in a tire, Rating. See Vehicle Load The maximum air pressure to measured in kPa (kilopascal) Limits 0 159. which a cold tire can be inflated. or psi (pounds per square inch) The maximum air pressure is GAWR FRT...
  • Page 240 Vehicle Care contains a whitewall, bears Sidewall The portion of a tire determined by tire white lettering, or bears between the tread and the bead. manufacturers using manufacturer, brand, and/or government testing procedures. Speed Rating model name molding that is The ratings are molded into the alphanumeric code assigned to higher or deeper than the same...
  • Page 241: Tire Pressure

    Vehicle Care Tire Pressure When to Check Caution (Continued) Check the tires once a month or Tires need the correct amount of Poor handling. more. Do not forget the compact air pressure to operate spare, if the vehicle has one. effectively.
  • Page 242: Tire Pressure Monitor System

    Vehicle Care further adjustment is necessary. Each tire, including the spare (if tread life, and may affect the provided), should be checked vehicle's handling and stopping If the inflation pressure is low, monthly when cold and inflated to ability. add air until the recommended the inflation pressure recommended pressure is reached.
  • Page 243: Tire Pressure Monitor Operation

    Vehicle Care of reasons, including the installation the tires and transmits the tire about the DIC operation and of replacement or alternate tires or pressure readings to a receiver displays see Driver Information wheels on the vehicle that prevent located in the vehicle. Center (DIC) 0 113.
  • Page 244 Vehicle Care corrected. Some of the conditions installed and the sensor Caution that can cause these to come matching process is performed on are: successfully. See your dealer for Tire sealant materials are not all service. One of the road tires has been the same.
  • Page 245 Vehicle Care tires or replacing one or more of the The TPMS sensor matching 7. Place the relearn tool against TPMS sensors. The TPMS sensor process is: the tire sidewall, near the valve matching process should also be stem. Then press the button to 1.
  • Page 246: Tire Inspection, Tire Rotation

    Vehicle Care 12. Set all four tires to the The tire has a puncture, cut, recommended air pressure or other damage that cannot level as indicated on the Tire be repaired well because of and Loading Information label. the size or location of the damage.
  • Page 247: When It Is Time For New

    Vehicle Care Check that all wheel nuts are When It Is Time for New The rubber in tires ages over time. This also applies to the spare tire, properly tightened. See Wheel Tires if the vehicle has one, even if it is Nut Torque under Capacities Factors such as maintenance, never used.
  • Page 248: Buying New Tires

    Vehicle Care of grease, gasoline, or other vehicle, including brake system necessary to replace only one substances that can deteriorate performance, ride and handling, axle set of worn tires, place the rubber. traction control, and tire new tires on the rear axle. pressure monitoring Parking for an extended period can Winter tires with the same speed...
  • Page 249: Different Size Tires And Wheels, Uniform Tire Quality Grading

    Vehicle Care load range, speed rating, and traction control, electronic stability Warning control, or All-Wheel Drive, the construction (radial) as the performance of these systems can original tires. Mixing tires of different sizes, also be affected. brands, or types may cause Vehicles that have a tire loss of control of the vehicle, pressure monitoring system...
  • Page 250 Vehicle Care Traffic Safety Administration Quality grades can be found norm due to variations in driving (NHTSA), which grades tires by where applicable on the tire habits, service practices and treadwear, traction, and sidewall between tread shoulder differences in road temperature performance.
  • Page 251: Wheel Alignment And Tire Balance, Wheel Replacement

    Vehicle Care to the generation of heat and its Wheel Alignment and Tire Some aluminum wheels can be repaired. See your dealer if any of ability to dissipate heat when Balance these conditions exist. tested under controlled The tires and wheels were aligned conditions on a specified indoor Your dealer will know the kind of and balanced at the factory to...
  • Page 252: Tire Chains, If A Tire Goes Flat

    Vehicle Care Tire Chains Caution Warning (Continued) Warning The wrong wheel can also cause only. Cables should not be problems with bearing life, brake installed on the spare tire or on Do not use tire chains. There is cooling, speedometer or the optional 19-inch tire.
  • Page 253 Vehicle Care straighten the vehicle. It may be Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) very bumpy and noisy. Gently brake to a stop, well off the road, appropriate safety equipment and level place to change the tire. To if possible. training. If a jack is provided with help prevent the vehicle from the vehicle, it is designed only for moving:...
  • Page 254: Tire Changing

    Vehicle Care Tire Changing Place the tools next to the tire being changed. Removing the Spare Tire and Tools 1. Wheel Block (If Equipped) 2. Flat Tire The following information explains how to repair or change a tire. 4. Turn the retainer nut counterclockwise and remove the spare tire.
  • Page 255 Vehicle Care Removing the Flat Tire and 5. Place the jack notch under the Caution frame rail seam. Installing the Spare Tire Make sure that the jack lift head 1. Do a safety check before Warning proceeding. See If a Tire Goes is in the correct position or you Flat 0 251 for more information.
  • Page 256 Vehicle Care Warning Lifting a vehicle and getting under it to do maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety equipment and training. If a jack is provided with the vehicle, it is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else, you or others could be badly injured or killed if the vehicle slips off the jack.
  • Page 257 Vehicle Care Warning (Continued) Warning Warning (Continued) towel can be used; however, use Never use oil or grease on bolts nuts. See Capacities and a scraper or wire brush later to or nuts because the nuts might Specifications 0 289 for original remove all rust or dirt.
  • Page 258 Vehicle Care Caution Wheel covers will not fit on the vehicle's compact spare. If you try to put a wheel cover on the compact spare, the cover or the spare could be damaged. Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools 15.
  • Page 259 Vehicle Care 1. Remove the cable package. 5. Hook the cable onto the 8. Make sure the metal tube is The cable is stored in a plastic outside portion of the liftgate centered at the striker. Push bag under the compact hinges (2).
  • Page 260: Compact Spare Tire

    Vehicle Care Compact Spare Tire speed be limited to 80 km/h Do not use the compact spare on (50 mph). To conserve the tread of other vehicles. the spare tire, have the standard tire Do not mix the compact spare tire or Warning repaired or replaced as soon as wheel with other wheels or tires.
  • Page 261: Jump Starting

    Vehicle Care Jump Starting Warning Warning (Continued) Jump Starting - North Batteries can hurt you. They can Battery fluid contains acid that be dangerous because: can burn you. Do not get it on America you. If you accidentally get it in They contain acid that can For more information about the your eyes or on your skin, flush...
  • Page 262 Vehicle Care 2. Remote Negative ( ) off the radio and all lamps that Caution Terminal are not needed. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. 1. The vehicle used to jump start If the jumper cables are must have a 12-volt battery 4.
  • Page 263 Vehicle Care 6. The jumper cables should be in Do not let the other end touch Caution good working condition with no anything until the next step. loose or missing insulation. The other end of the negative If the jumper cables are The vehicles could be ( ) cable does not go to the connected or removed in the...
  • Page 264: Towing The Vehicle, Recreational Vehicle Towing

    Vehicle Care Towing the Vehicle Recreational Vehicle The proper towing equipment. See your dealer or trailering Towing professional for additional advice Caution Recreational vehicle towing means and equipment recommendations. towing the vehicle behind another Incorrectly towing a disabled vehicle such as behind a motor If the vehicle is ready to be vehicle may cause damage.
  • Page 265: Tow Vehicle From The Front

    Vehicle Care Once the destination is reached: the Discrete Logic Ignition Switch fuse, from the 1. Set the parking brake. instrument panel fuse block 2. Shift the transmission to and store it in a safe location. P (Park). See Instrument Panel Fuse Block 0 231.
  • Page 266 Vehicle Care Dolly Towing 5. Follow the dolly manufacturer's Caution instructions for preparing the (Front-Wheel-Drive Vehicles) vehicle and dolly for towing. Use of a shield mounted in front 6. Release the parking brake. of the vehicle grille could restrict airflow and cause damage to the Towing the Vehicle from transmission.
  • Page 267: Appearance Care, Exterior Care

    Vehicle Care Appearance Care Caution (Continued) Exterior Care your dealer. Follow all manufacturer directions regarding Locks correct product usage, necessary safety precautions, and Locks are lubricated at the factory. Use a de-icing agent only when appropriate disposal of any absolutely necessary, and have the vehicle care product.
  • Page 268 Vehicle Care Finish Care Caution (Continued) Caution Application of aftermarket clearcoat sealant/wax materials is not This could cause damage that Machine compounding or recommended. If painted surfaces would not be covered by the aggressive polishing on a are damaged, see your dealer to vehicle warranty.
  • Page 269 Vehicle Care The bright metal moldings on the Cleaning Exterior Lamps/ Aftermarket appearance caps or vehicle are aluminum, chrome, covers while the lamps are Lenses, Emblems, Decals, and or stainless steel. To prevent illuminated, due to excessive Stripes damage always follow these heat generated.
  • Page 270 Vehicle Care Windshield and Wiper Blades can be removed by rubbing with a Caution clean cloth. See Recommended Clean the outside of the windshield Fluids and Lubricants 0 285. with glass cleaner. Chrome wheels and other chrome Tires trim may be damaged if the Clean rubber blades using a lint-free vehicle is not washed after driving cloth or paper towel soaked with...
  • Page 271 Vehicle Care Body Component Lubrication Sheet Metal Damage Caution (Continued) Lubricate all key lock cylinders, If the vehicle is damaged and hood hinges, liftgate hinges, and the requires sheet metal repair or brushes. Damage could occur steel fuel door hinges, unless the replacement, make sure the body and the repairs would not be components are plastic.
  • Page 272: Interior Care

    Vehicle Care Interior Care To prevent damage, do not clean Interior Glass the interior using the following To clean, use a terry cloth fabric To prevent dirt particle abrasions, cleaners or techniques: dampened with water. Wipe droplets regularly clean the vehicle's interior. Never use a razor or any other left behind with a clean dry cloth.
  • Page 273 Vehicle Care Coated Moldings 2. Remove excess moisture by Cleaning High Gloss Surfaces gently wringing until water does and Vehicle Information and Coated moldings should be cleaned. not drip from the cleaning cloth. Radio Displays When lightly soiled, wipe with a 3.
  • Page 274 Vehicle Care Instrument Panel, Leather, Cargo Cover and Caution (Continued) Vinyl, Other Plastic Surfaces, Convenience Net Low Gloss Paint Surfaces, and the appearance and feel of Wash with warm water and mild Natural Open Pore Wood leather or soft trim, and are not detergent.
  • Page 275: Floor Mats

    Vehicle Care Floor Mats Do not use a floor mat if the Removing and Replacing the vehicle is not equipped with a Floor Mat floor mat retainer on the driver Warning side floor. If a floor mat is the wrong size or Use the floor mat with the correct side up.
  • Page 276: Service And Maintenance

    Service and Maintenance Service and General Information technicians, the dealer is the place for routine maintenance such as oil Maintenance Your vehicle is an important changes and tire rotations and investment. This section describes additional maintenance items like the required maintenance for the tires, brakes, batteries, and wiper vehicle.
  • Page 277: Maintenance Schedule

    Service and Maintenance Because of the way people use Used for high speed or Maintenance vehicles, maintenance needs vary. competitive driving. Schedule There may need to be more Used for taxi, police, or delivery frequent checks and services. The service. Owner Checks and Services Additional Required Services - Refer to the information in the...
  • Page 278 Service and Maintenance Engine Oil Change Tire Rotation and Required Visually inspect windshield wiper blades for wear, cracking, Services Every 12 000 km/ When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL or contamination. See Exterior 7,500 mi SOON message displays, have the Care 0 266. Replace worn or engine oil and filter changed within Rotate the tires, if recommended for damaged wiper blades.
  • Page 279 Service and Maintenance Visually inspect steering, Lubricate body components. See Check parking brake and suspension, and chassis Exterior Care 0 266. automatic transmission park components for damaged, loose, mechanism. See Park Brake and Check starter switch. See Starter or missing parts or signs of P (Park) Mechanism Switch Check 0 222.
  • Page 280 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Normal Rotate tires and perform Required Services. Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter, if needed. Replace passenger compartment air filter. (1) Inspect evaporative control system. (2) Replace engine air cleaner filter.
  • Page 281 Service and Maintenance Footnotes Maintenance (2) Visually check all fuel and vapor (5) Or every five years, whichever Schedule Additional Required lines and hoses for proper comes first. See Cooling Services - Normal attachment, connection, routing, and System 0 212. condition.
  • Page 282 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Severe Rotate tires and perform Required Services. Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter, if needed. Replace passenger compartment air filter. (1) Inspect evaporative control system. (2) Replace engine air cleaner filter.
  • Page 283: Maintenance And Care

    Service and Maintenance (4) Do not directly power wash the Special Application Additional transfer case and/or front/rear axle Services Maintenance and Care output seals. High pressure water can overcome the seals and Severe Commercial Use Your vehicle is an important contaminate the fluid.
  • Page 284 Service and Maintenance The following list is intended to Brakes Hoses explain the services and conditions Brakes stop the vehicle and are Hoses transport fluids and should to look for that may indicate crucial to safe driving. be regularly inspected to ensure services are required.
  • Page 285 Service and Maintenance Shocks and Struts Trained dealer technicians can Windshield inspect and recommend the right Shocks and struts help aid in control For safety, appearance, and the tires. Your dealer can also for a smoother ride. best viewing, keep the windshield provide tire/wheel balancing clean and clear.
  • Page 286: Recommended Fluids And Lubricants

    Service and Maintenance Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts Recommended Fluids and Lubricants Usage Fluid/Lubricant Engine Oil Engine oil meeting the dexos1 specification of the proper SAE viscosity grade. ACDelco dexos1 Synthetic Blend is recommended. See Engine Oil 0 207. ® Engine Coolant 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Coolant.
  • Page 287: Maintenance Replacement Parts

    Service and Maintenance Usage Fluid/Lubricant Weatherstrip Conditioning Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 10953481). Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Part GM Part Number ACDelco Part Number...
  • Page 288: Maintenance Records

    Service and Maintenance Maintenance Records After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts. Odometer Date Serviced By Services Performed Reading...
  • Page 289: Technical Data

    Technical Data Technical Data Vehicle Identification Engine Identification The eighth character in the VIN is Vehicle Identification the engine code. This code Vehicle Identification identifies the vehicle's engine, Number (VIN) Vehicle Identification specifications, and replacement Number (VIN) ....288 parts.
  • Page 290 Technical Data Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications Capacities Application Metric English Air Conditioning Refrigerant For the air conditioning system refrigerant type and charge amount, see the refrigerant label under the hood. See your dealer for more information. Engine Cooling System 2.4L L4 Engine 7.8 L 8.2 qt...
  • Page 291 Technical Data Engine Specifications Engine VIN Code Transmission Spark Plug Gap 2.4L L4 Automatic 0.75 0.90 mm (0.030 0.035 in) 3.6L V6 Automatic 0.95 1.10 mm (0.037 0.043 in)
  • Page 292 Technical Data Engine Drive Belt Routing 2.4L L4 Engine 3.6L V6 Engine...
  • Page 293: Customer Information

    Procedure ....292 Chevrolet. Normally, any concerns General Motors ... . . 304...
  • Page 294 Customer Information STEP TWO : If after contacting a When contacting Chevrolet, may reject it and proceed with any member of dealership management, remember that your concern will other venue for relief available it appears your concern cannot be likely be resolved at a dealer's to you.
  • Page 295: Customer Assistance Offices

    Two, General Motors of Canada Centre, 1-800-263-3777 (English), assistance. However, if a customer Company wants you to be aware of 1-800-263-7854 (French), wishes to write or e-mail Chevrolet, its participation in a no-charge or write to: the letter should be addressed to: Mediation/Arbitration Program.
  • Page 296: Online Owner Center

    Please contact the local General view vehicle-specific how-to videos. (Canada) chevroletowner.ca Motors Business Unit. : View maintenance schedules, Visit the Chevrolet Owner Centre: alerts, and OnStar Vehicle Customer Assistance for Chat live with online help Diagnostic Information. Schedule Text Telephone (TTY) representatives.
  • Page 297: Gm Mobility Reimbursement Program, Roadside Assistance Program

    General Motors North America and Calling for Assistance aftermarket adaptive equipment Chevrolet reserve the right to make required for the vehicle, such as When calling Roadside Assistance, any changes or discontinue the hand controls or a wheelchair/...
  • Page 298 Customer Information General Motors North America and Flat Tire Change: Service to Mounting, dismounting, Chevrolet reserve the right to limit change a flat tire with the spare or changing of snow tires, services or payment to an owner or tire. The spare tire, if equipped, chains, or other traction devices.
  • Page 299: Courtesy Transportation Program, Scheduling Service Appointments

    Customer Information received, the Roadside If the vehicle cannot be scheduled Several Courtesy Transportation Assistance advisor will help to into the service department options are available to assist in make arrangements and explain immediately, keep driving it until it reducing inconvenience when how to receive payment.
  • Page 300: Collision Damage Repair

    Customer Information Public Transportation or Fuel insurance coverage, credit card, etc. equipment and quality replacement Reimbursement Additional fees such as fuel usage parts. Poorly performed collision charges, taxes, levies, usage fees, repairs diminish the vehicle resale If overnight warranty repairs are excessive mileage, or rental usage value, and safety performance can needed, and public transportation is...
  • Page 301 Customer Information performance; however, the history of center that has GM-trained Manufacturer (OEM) parts or these parts is not known. Such parts technicians and comparable Genuine Manufacturer replacement are not covered by the GM New equipment. parts. Read the lease carefully, as Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any you may be charged at the end of Insuring the Vehicle...
  • Page 302: Service Publications Ordering Information

    Customer Information Vehicle license plate number. Specify to the facility that any In such cases, you can have control required replacement collision parts of the repair and parts choices as Vehicle make, model, and long as the cost stays within be original equipment parts, either model year.
  • Page 303: Radio Frequency Statement

    Customer Information Owner Information Current and Past Models Radio Frequency Statement Owner publications are written Technical Service Bulletins and specifically for owners and intended Manuals are available for current This vehicle has systems that to provide basic operational and past model GM vehicles. operate on a radio frequency that information about the vehicle.
  • Page 304: Reporting Safety Defects

    Customer Information Reporting Safety However, NHTSA cannot Reporting Safety Defects become involved in individual to the Canadian Defects problems between you, your Government dealer, or General Motors. Reporting Safety Defects If you live in Canada, and you To contact NHTSA, you may call to the United States believe that the vehicle has a safety the Vehicle Safety Hotline...
  • Page 305: Reporting Safety Defects To General Motors, Event Data Recorders

    Call 1-800-222-1020, or write: bag deployment or hitting a road about the vehicle s performance and obstacle, data that will assist in Chevrolet Motor Division how it is driven. For example, the understanding how a vehicle s Chevrolet Customer Assistance vehicle uses computer modules to systems performed.
  • Page 306 Customer Information These data can help provide a GM will not access these data or OnStar Terms and Conditions and better understanding of the share it with others except: with the Privacy Statement on the OnStar circumstances in which crashes and consent of the vehicle owner or, website.
  • Page 307: Onstar

    OnStar OnStar OnStar Overview Terms, Privacy Statement, and Software Terms for more details including system limitations at www.onstar.com (U.S.) or OnStar Overview www.onstar.ca (Canada). OnStar Overview ... . . 306 The OnStar system status light is OnStar Services next to the OnStar buttons.
  • Page 308: Onstar Services

    OnStar ® Obtain and customize the Wi-Fi OnStar Services Security hotspot name or SSID and If equipped, OnStar provides these password, if equipped. Emergency services: Press to connect to an Emergency Services require an With Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Advisor to: active, OnStar service plan OnStar Advisors can use GPS to Verify account information or...
  • Page 309 OnStar Navigation 3. Say Yes. System responds: Send Destination to Vehicle OK, request completed, thank Subscribers can have directions OnStar navigation requires a you, goodbye. sent to the vehicle s navigation specific OnStar service plan. screen, if equipped. Route Preview to receive Turn-by-Turn Press Press...
  • Page 310 OnStar from each other and use a 2. The Wi-Fi settings will display OnStar Subscribers can access the combination of letters, numbers, the Wi-Fi hotspot name (SSID), following services from a mobile and symbols to increase the password, and on some device: security.
  • Page 311 OnStar Remote Services Calling 911 Emergency Verify Minutes and Expiration Contact an OnStar Advisor to 1. Press . System responds: Press and say Minutes then unlock the doors or sound the horn OnStar ready. Verify to check how many minutes and flash the lamps.
  • Page 312 OnStar OnStar Additional Reactivation for Subsequent Call TTY 1-877-248-2080. Owners Information Press to speak with an Advisor. Press and follow the prompts to In-Vehicle Audio Messages speak to an Advisor as soon as OnStar services cannot work unless possible. The Advisor will update Audio messages may play important the vehicle is in a place where vehicle records and explain OnStar...
  • Page 313 OnStar to the vehicle in a crash, or wireless access to all OnStar services, Potential Issues phone network congestion or except Virtual Advisor and OnStar OnStar cannot perform Remote jamming may prevent service. Turn-by-Turn Navigation. Door Unlock or Stolen Vehicle See Radio Frequency Assistance after the vehicle has OnStar Personal Identification...
  • Page 314 OnStar A temporary loss of GPS can cause to function properly. These systems settings. These updates or changes loss of the ability to send a may not operate if the battery is may also collect personal Turn-by-Turn Navigation route. The discharged or disconnected.
  • Page 315 OnStar the privacy of any information sent hereby granted, provided that the or other dealings in this Software via wireless cellular communications above copyright notice and this without prior written authorization of cannot be assured. Third parties permission notice appear in all the copyright holder.
  • Page 316 OnStar Christian Spieler, Cosmin Truta, to this condition is redistribution of Info-ZIP. Such altered Antoine Verheijen, Paul von Behren, of a standard UnZipSFX binary versions are further prohibited Rich Wales, Mike White. (including SFXWiz) as part of a from misrepresentative use of self-extracting archive;...
  • Page 317: Index

    Index Index Airbags Adding Equipment to the Accessories and Vehicle ......71 Modifications ....202 Passenger Status Indicator .
  • Page 318 Index Automatic Transmission Bulb Replacement (cont'd) Caution, Danger, and Warning ..3 Headlamps ....225 Manual Mode ....172 Center Console Storage .
  • Page 319 Index Compass ......98 Customer Information Driver Information Messages .....117 Service Publications Center (DIC) .
  • Page 320 Index Electrical System (cont'd) Event Data Recorders ..304 Forward Collision Alert Instrument Panel Fuse Exit Lighting ....137 (FCA) Warning Light .
  • Page 321 Index Headlamps (cont'd) Infants and Young Children, Daytime Running Restraints ..... . 74 Garage Door Opener ... 130 Lamps (DRL) .
  • Page 322 Index Lamps (cont'd) Lights (cont'd) High-Beam On ....112 Reading ..... . 136 Maintenance Lane Departure High/Low Beam Changer .
  • Page 323 Index Messages (cont'd) Off-Road (cont'd) Tire ......122 Recovery ..... 150 Park Transmission .
  • Page 324 Index Pregnancy, Using Safety Belts . . . 59 Replacement Parts Running the Vehicle While Privacy Airbags ......72 Parked .
  • Page 325 Index Securing Child Restraints ..85, 87 Shifting Storage Areas (cont'd) Glove Box ..... . 91 Security Into Park .
  • Page 326 Index Tires (cont'd) Traction Designations ....236 Control System (TCS)/ Vehicle ® Different Size ....248 StabiliTrak Light .
  • Page 327 Index Warning Light Forward Collision Alert (FCA) ....109 Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators ..... 100 Warnings Hazard Flashers .

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  • Mariano solis May 31, 2018 11:49:
    Me acabo de comprar una Chevy Equinox 2017 Lt pero no Manuel que sale en el carro no es igual para la funciones del carro sale una llave que dice que se enciende solo pero no tengo esa llave Entonces mi pregunta sería Cuál es el manual del carro porque fui a la agencia y me dicen que es un manual para todos los carros entonces
  • Carol denall Jun 10, 2017 06:33:
    How do you plug in a harming gps in the 2017 Chevy eqiuinox?
  • T Sawyer Feb 12, 2017 07:39:
    how do I get from metric to English on my speedomete​r on my 2017 equinox