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Table of Contents

   Also See for CHEVROLET S10 1998

   Summary of Contents for CHEVROLET S10 1998

  • Page 2 Supplement to the 1998 Chevrolet S10 (with ZR2 Su.sp--lsion) and Chevmlet Blazer (with ZR2 Suspension) Owner’s ~IManuals 7lis.information should be Included wirh the “‘Engine Cornpartme F w e Block” information located-in Se.ction 6 in yuur owner’s .manwl. Running Not used for Daytime- .Lamps in...
  • Page 9 We reserve the right to make changes in the product after that time without further notice. For vehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name “General Motors of Canada Limited’’ for Chevrolet Motor Division whenever it appears in this manual. Zase k this manual In your vehicle, So it will mere if you ever need it when you’re on the road.
  • Page 10 Index...
  • Page 11 ‘Vehicle Damage -Warnings...
  • Page 12 WINDS.HlELD LIGHTING WIPER CAUTION POSSIBLE INJURY COOLANT TEMP DOOR. L ~ C K PROTECT UNLOCK EYESBY BATTERY LIGHTER SHIELDING CHARGING SYSTEM CAUSTIC FASTEN BRAKE E A T . BELTS BURNS COOLANT SPEAKER REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER WINDOW FUEL VENTILATING ANTI-LOCK FOG LAMPS. BRAKES...
  • Page 14 ,Section 1 Seats and Restraint. Systems...
  • Page 16 Reclining Seatbacks- .Manual Lumbar Support (Bucket Seats or 60/40 Bench) ( I f Equipped) To. adjust the front seatback, I f you have. this feature, lift the lever on the auter there will be knob ,side the $eat. outside. of the driver and passenger bucket seats.
  • Page 17 Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle-is in motiw can be dangerous, Even if .you buckle can’t do theirjob when your safety belts you.3-e reclined like thfs. The shoulder belt can’t :do its job becausg it won’t be against your body, Instead, it will. be in front of you.
  • Page 18 Easy Entry Seat (Extended Cab) Seatback..Latches seat The right front budcet or .split-b.ench of your vehicle The front seatbaek folds make3 it easy to get in and. out s f the rear vehicle area. -forward to let people. into .the back seat orto Tilt the.
  • Page 19 Jump Seat (Extended Cab Nodels) afety Be s: Th-.ey're for Everyone you how touse safety part :of the manual tells belts 273j-s Your- extended Gab pickup .also some .properly. It te.lls you. things you .should not, do- :has a jump seat in the-. wiih -safety belts.
  • Page 21 Why Safety Belts. Work W e n you in or on anything, you go as fast as xi& goes. Take :.the .$implest -vehicle. Suppose i t s just a seat wheels.
  • Page 22 The person keeps going. until stopped something. Get it up .to speed. Then stop 'the vehicle.. The rider doesn't stop. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield...
  • Page 23 orthe instrument panel or the safety belts With safety belts, slow-do.wri as the vehicle does. You-get m-ore time.to stop. Yau st0.p over more distance, fmces. -and ya.w.strongest bones That% why take the s-afety belts make such goad. sen-se. 1-10...
  • Page 24 1-11...
  • Page 25 How to Wear Sa.fety Belts Prop.e,rIy Adults to know Fist, ym'U want which reatmint systems your vehicle has.; .start We'll with the driver pasition. Driv-er Position Pick up the latch plateand pull the. belt across you. Lap-Shoulder Belt Don't let .get.twisted, The.
  • Page 26 make sure Pull up ihe.latch plate to -it -is secure. If the. belt isnyt. long enough, see “Safety Belt Ewtender’kt the end o€.this section. Make sufe the release button oh ihe- buckle is- positiofied so you would be able to unbuckle the :safety .belt quiCkly if you ever had t.0.
  • Page 27 toa loose. In wash, you would move fimward too much,. which. c.auld.increase injury. The shouIder belt should against p u r ba-dy.
  • Page 28 rt9s; wrong.wiih this? You:can mpred if your belt is sermusly buckled i n the wrong place like this, In a wash, the belt would up gver your abdom6n. .The- belt.'forces would b.e there;not at the peIvie~ bones. This could cause: serious internal .e ..
  • Page 29 &; What's wrong with this? 3hu can. loe seriously :injured yau wear the shoulder-.belt under .your .arm. &-a crash, your body would move too %ar .forward, which would inereas.& the chance head and neck-injury. Aka, the belt. would apply too- much force to.
  • Page 30 What’s wrong.with this? can be seriously injured. by a twisted belt. .a crash, you wouldn’t have the .full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If belt twisted, make It straight so.it can work properly, or ask. :your dealer to fix.it. 1-17...
  • Page 31 Safety Belt- Use .During Pregnancv wayone, 'including pregnant Safety -belts work more likely to.be women. Like all occ.upants, the.y serio-usly injured they don't wear :safety belts.. To unlatch the-beltj just push the-button on thti buckle. The belt should back out -of way.
  • Page 32 .Supplemental Inflatable Restraint. (SIR) System 1-19...
  • Page 33 Here imponant are-the most things to h o w about b.ag.systern: Air ba-gs inflate with.great fo.rce, fiwter than the blink of an eye. If you're too close to an inflating air bag, it .could seriously. injure you.. This is true. even with reduceillforce-frontal air bags, Safety belts help keep you in position before arid during a crash.
  • Page 34 The system. checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is a. electrical pKoblem. See “Air Ba,g Re@diness Light” the Index for myore information. 1-21...
  • Page 35 How the Bag System Works...
  • Page 36 Iflsornething: is between an occupant 'and an air- bag, the bag migbt not inflate properly mFiht. forceithe. into ;that Iperson. The path abj;ect inflating :air bag must -be kept. clear. Don't put :anything between an occupmt and an -air bag, .and .don't attiach or -put anything on the. near steerh-g, wheel hub: or on or...
  • Page 37 .How does .an- air bag restrain? When .an air bag inflates, -there is dust in the air, This dust could causebreathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble.- To avoid this, everyone'in the vehicle should get out as soon as it is.. safe to .do so. can't get out I f you have breathing problems but of the- vehicle after an...
  • Page 38 'NOTICE: you damage the. covering for the driver or the right front passeager's -air Bag, the bag may not work properly. You maylhave to replace the air bag~.'module in the steering wheel or both bag'module -and the instrument panel for the front right passenger's air bag.
  • Page 39 Servicing Your -Air B-ag-Equipped. Vehicle 1-26...
  • Page 40 Center Passenger Position Lap Belt If your. vehicle has a 'bench sear;, someone can :sit,in the ceater position. When you sit in a center pasition, y.00- have a lap seating make. safety belt, which has retractor.. To the belt the latGh .plate arid p d l it along. the-belt. longer;...
  • Page 41 Rear Seat Passengers (Extended Cab Jump Seats)
  • Page 42 Rear passengers who aren’t safety belted be thrown out of the vehicle in a crash. And they can strike others in the vehicle-who are wearing.slfety belts, To .make it shmter, pull the belt as shown until :snug. Buckle and.gosition it the same way:as the lap part the driver’s s~dety belt (see “’Driver Pogition”...
  • Page 43 CAUTION: 1-30...
  • Page 45 Never hold a: baby in your arms whikriding in a vehicle, A baby doeen’t weigh much until crash, During a crash a baby will. becume so heavy you can’t. hold it.. For example, in-a. crash at only 25 mph (40 km/hj, a 12-1b,-(5.5 baby wilI suddenly become a 240-lb.
  • Page 46 C.hild Restraints Every time-infants and young children lick they vehicles., should have protection provided. by udcure the baby in an infant restraint, but be appropriate; restraints. sure ts turn off the- passenger air bag. See “Se.curing;-a. Child Restraint the Right Front ‘What are.
  • Page 47 An infant bed. (A> is a special bed made -€of use A rear-facing idant restraint .positionsan infant. (€3) in :a motor vehicle. It's an infant restraint system to face the rear of the-vehicle. Rear-facin.g infant restraints are designedfur infants of up to:about designed to restrain orposition a child 20 lbs-.
  • Page 50 The -child restraint must be secured properly in the right If yuu to securera rear-facing front. passenger seat. want cbild restraint the right front passenger’s-seat, A booster .seat (F, GI is designed forchildren who need.ts turn off the passenger’s bag. See “Securing about 40-to 60 lbs.
  • Page 51 Top Strap If your child restmint:has. a ;top strap, should.be. .anchored. If you need have an .anchor installed, you ask your GM .dealer it in: for If you want to put -can YOU, anchor yourself7 your -dealer -can. tell y ~ u to install how to do it.
  • Page 52 Jump 'Seats (Extended. Cab)
  • Page 53 Securing a Child Restraint the Right Front Seat. Position...
  • Page 54 A child in a. rear-facing child restraint can be. seriously injure.d or killed if the right front passenger’s air bag inflates, even. though your vehicle has reduced-force.fronta1 air bags. This because the back of the rearfacing chiZd restraint would be very close to the inflating air bag.
  • Page 55 If the air bag r comes on when If the shoulder belt goes front of the child’s face or have turned off the air: bag, it means that neck, put it behind the child restraiot. something may be wrong with the air bag system. The right front passenger’s air bag.
  • Page 56 6. To tighten the belt, f e d 5. Pull the:rest of the shoulder belt ala the way out uf shoulder bekback into. the retractor while you push down on the chld retractor set .the lock. the, restraint. If :you’re using a forward-facing .child restraint, you may find it helpful use.yo.&...
  • Page 57 7. Push atrd pull the child restraint in different .&ec$ions be sure is:sec.u.re. To remove-.the.child restraint, unbuckle the vehicle% just safety belt and it go back. all the belt way. safety will move. free1y;again and be ready towork.for an adult or larger child passenger.
  • Page 58 Larger Children bag is turned the ri,ght front p.assenger”s :air off, the person sitting there won? have. the. extra protection of.-an air bag. In a crash, the air bag wouldn’t be able to inflate and .help protect the persolk sitting there. Make sure the air bag turned on unless you are using- a reapfacing child restraint in the right.front seat position.
  • Page 59 1-46...
  • Page 60 Never do this. Here a is sitting in .a .seat.that-has a child lap-shoulder .belt, but the shoulder part is. behind the. child. the child .the belt in this way, in wears ‘ a crash the chi1d:might slide under the belt. The belt’s force would then.be applied right on the child’s abdomen.
  • Page 62 If belts replace.thern. cut.or damaged, Collision .Replacing Restraint System Parts mean daage:also will need to have :safety belt After a Crash. or seat parts repaired New parts repairs replaced. if the :used may be necessary even belt .warm7 being crash, do you nee.d .new .If you’ve had a belts?
  • Page 64 Section .2 Here you can l e m about the many standard and optional features on your vehicle, and information on starting, shifting braking. Also explained are the instrument panel and the warning systems that teII you if everything is working properly and what to do if you have problem,...
  • Page 65 Keys vehicle with the Leaving young children in ignition key dangerous for many reasons. A child. or others .could be badly Injured or even kill&. They could operate power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don’t leave the.
  • Page 66 This vehicle-has one NOTICE: double- sided key far the ignition and door. locks. It with will fit. either side up.. Your vehicle has number dfeatures that can help prevent theft. But you can have lot of .When a~ vehicle is delivered, the dealer trouble ever...
  • Page 67 Door Lock ways to kock and unlock yolur.vehick. are several : l e 'You can -use:.th-e Keyless Entry S,ys:tem,. if you have this option. ufil-ock your door- from canuse- your -the outside., your To. lock &or ffom the inside, the lever $tide on.-your inside door clown.
  • Page 68 Power Door Locks (If Equipped) Side Access Panel (Extended Cab) (If Equipp.ed) vehicle has power door locks, the switch is YOU?' located on the armrest, Remove the-ignition key and Your vehide may be equipped with a .side;access panel press LOCK to lock -all. the- doors at once. for converaience loading and unloading cargo.
  • Page 69 Part 15 of the FCC Rules! This device-complies with is subject to the fol1owing:swo conditions: Operation- (1) this inter€rnCe,. may .not,,caus:e device h-armful aril. (2) this device. must ;accept any inte&aenc:e received, including interference that cause- undesired operation. you ..are leaving-:the vehicle; take- your -keys, ape.n:your door inside.
  • Page 70 dealeri When dealer .matches the replacement transmitter your vehicle, any rem.aining transmitters, your :dealer-has coded must also'be matchgd.. Oixe trmsmitteir will not.unlock new transmitter7 the lost only four vehicle. Each- vehicle can have transmitters matched to Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery .your ,remate keykss entry transmitter-should last about :two years.
  • Page 72 Tailgate You can open the tailgate by.pulling up handle ,the down. whi1e:pulling the tailgate When you. put the. taiIgate back up,-be sure. it latches securely. Fdlow these.-steps if -you want to remove the tailgate: 1. Rai$e the tailgate-digh.tlg. Remove born serarung cables.
  • Page 73 Theft vehicle is equipped with the Passlock theft-de$errent system. During normal qeratioq, the SECURITY light will go after the- engine i . ~ started. 2-10...
  • Page 74 2-11...
  • Page 76 Key Release Button The: key cannor removed fkom the Ignmon of manual transmission vehicles unless the key release button is used. 'To remove the key on manual transmission.vehicles, turn the.key OFF. Then turn the key to LOCK whge pressing the keyrelease button down at the--same time. Pull' the key straight .out;...
  • Page 77 Starting ‘Y6wr Engine. .Starting Your-2.2 Liter-Engine 1. Withoutpushing the accele@atm pedal., turn your ignition key .to START. W e n e n g h starts, let. .of the key. The idle speed wil1,:ga down your: engine gets warm. NOTICE.: than .Holding your key-in START .for longer D.on,”t.try* shift to PARK (P).if...
  • Page 79 Engine. Coolant Heater (IfEquipped)l...
  • Page 81 S-hifting-aut of PARK-(P) Nk JTRAL (N) while .your engine.: “racing” (Wnning, .at high is firmly-an speed) is dangerous. Unless your foot the brake pedal, your vehkle cau1d.mot.e very rapidly. You could lose control and hit: people or objects, Don’t shift of PARK .NOTICE’: Q U ~...
  • Page 82 you. FIRST (I): This, -even more DRIVE (D); This .pasixion: for: normal dsiving psition gives power- need morepower for passing, you.’re: (but lower fuel-economy) than SECOND (2). You-cm. Steep hills, or in deep $now;or mud. If the .use:i;t on very push your Gbing less Thanlabout 35 mph (55 kmh),...
  • Page 84 If y ~ u skip more $hap ane..b.--lr when you downshiftFt, -you could lose control of .yous- vehicle. And_ you. could injure yourself .or Shift .Light others. Do&t shift ddwn.more. than one gear: when you downshift.
  • Page 85 .Parking Brake NOTICE: the-parkirig brake,: hold the- regular brake pedal .set down your right foot. -Push dowb- thparking brake with- Driving with the parking, brake. on can cause the ignition is on, brake p&al:with your left €oat. your rear brakes. to overheat. You may have to system wslrining light will come on.
  • Page 86 Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmhsion Only) r - -...
  • Page 87 CAUTION:...
  • Page 89 Parking Your Vehicle Parking Over lings Burn (Manual Transmission Models Only) Before yo,u your vehicle, turn off yautiengi.ne, get: .pat your m a n u a l . transmission in REVERSE Brm1y:'apply parking:brake. Thi--,s that can burmould touch hot exhaust- parts under your vehicle and ignite.
  • Page 90 Running- YQUP“ Engine Parked (Automatic Transmission) better not park with the engine running. But if It’s ever you have to, here some things know, CAUTION: Idling the engine with the a h system control into could allow dan.gerous exhaust^ .your vehicle (see the ear1ier Caution under CZEngine Exhaust”’).
  • Page 91 2-28...
  • Page 92 4LO: TI setting also eagageS your %r.ont .axle to ,give You mhy extra traction. never. need. 4LO. -1t:s:nds If your four-wheel-drive Y0.u. maximum-pawer to -all four wheels. milght vehicle the .electronic mud, choose 4L0, if you were clmving sff+oad in..sand, transfer traWer case, the -deep snow...
  • Page 94 Press the side af the switch with’the down arrow lower the -window. Press the side of the switch rgise with. the up arrow to t h e window. Windows Exp,ress-Down Window Manual Windows The drivet’s. window switch also has ,express-down feature that allows you lower it without holding.the Turn the band...
  • Page 95 .Swing-Out Windows (Extended Cab) Sliding Rear Win.dow (If Equipped) To apen-.a rem swing-out window; pull the. latch toward the front of the vehicle. then push the- .latch..out and .rearward. Whea you. cloSs the windo.w, be sure the 1atch:eatehes. 2-32...
  • Page 96 Turn SignaYlVZuItifu-nction ,Lever Ilf~ you. have the tilt. steering wheel, you shou1d:adjust. 'the .steering .wheel before you drive. You can raise .the it. to highest level to.give your more legs room when you enter and exit the vehiile. The lever: on the left side.
  • Page 97 Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer -heam change the-headlamps. fram lo,w to high hi& 0 1 - to low beam, pull the multifunct&m 'l6ver all the. way you. Then release it;...
  • Page 98 You control the windshield wipers by turning the band with the wiper symbol an it. single wiping cycle, turn the band t~ MIST. Hold it there until the wip.ers then let go. The wipers will In fireezilng weather, .don’t use your washer until start,^ you warit more wip&, .hold the stop after one wipe.
  • Page 99 Cruise2controI can be Uangerous where- you can't drive safely at steady speed. .don't use.your cruise control on winding mads or in heavy traffic. -Cruise:control can be dangerous on :slippery-r6ads. On such roads, fast .changes .in tire traction c&u$e needless wheel spinning, and you could lose -cwtrol.
  • Page 100 2-37...
  • Page 101 Using Cruise Control Hills...
  • Page 102 Exterim Lamp.s DOME OVERRIDE 2 -9...
  • Page 103 2-40...
  • Page 104 Fog:.Lamps: ( I f Equipped)
  • Page 105 2-42...
  • Page 106 :Battery :Run-D,o.wn Protection Mirrors This. feature shuts off the dome, c,owtesp, vanity, Electrochromic Daymight Inside bax, reading,. glove and underhood lamps they -cargo Rearview R -more left 26 minutes when the ignition is &n :are will keep running. down. off. This -your battery from If the battery run-.down protection shuts...
  • Page 108 Front Storage Area CAUTION: A c.onvex mirror c.an make things (like other vehicles) look-farther- than they ,real@ are; away If you cut. too aharply into.the right lane, you could hit-a vehi@ke on your. right. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanea Stora.ge .Compartments Glove Box...
  • Page 109 Ashtray and Cigarette Lighter Rotate-the front ashtray door down to-open it. NOTICE-: Don’t put papers and-other things that burn into your ashtray. If you do, cigarettes or other smoking materials could set them on €ire causing damage. pull .remove the -front ashtray, the bin upward.
  • Page 110 Illuminated Visor Vanity.Mirror NOTICE: (If Equipped) hold cigarette lighter in w-ith yourhand Don’t while it is heating. If -you do, it won.’t be able to back away from the heating element when it’s ready. That can make it overloyad, damaging the righter and the heating element.
  • Page 111 NOTICE: z m 4 a...
  • Page 112 f & Vents 2-49...
  • Page 113 mrnent. Panel Cluster...
  • Page 114 OptionaI Cluster...
  • Page 116 Warnbg. Lights, Gages Indicators part desc;rilb;es the- war: lg lights -ana gag 1 1 1 s . ‘I may .be on y . ~ u r vehicle. The~pictGes will help ~ Q L I them. locate can signal Warning lights g.ages that something is .
  • Page 117 Tliis~light will corne on when. you start yout engine, and ii wlU: -flash .€or .secqnds. Then light should out, This means system. is- ready.
  • Page 118 AIR BAG OFF Light When you turn the right front passenger’s air bag off, this light will came on and stay on to remind that turned off. This light will go off the air bag has been If the right front passenger’s air bag- is turned when you turn the air bag back on again.
  • Page 119 2-56...
  • Page 120 -Voltmeter Gage When your-engine is not ‘ReaXlings :either warning zone indicate possible problem in the ele.ctric:al=ytem. Have the v:ehicle serviced as .Swn as possil Shift Light You have the shiftli-ght you. have a manual transmis.sim. This light Games on very briefly as a bulb check-when you start the engine, :Shifting when the indicator light...
  • Page 121 Your brake system may not be working praperly if the brake.ayst.em warning..light ison. Driving with the. brake system warning ligjht .on can lead to- an accident. If the light is -stM ion-after youJ've- pulled off the road and stc)pped carefully; have the vebicie tawed €@r-.service.
  • Page 122 ( e ) 2-59...
  • Page 123 NOTICE: Light). you keep driving your vehicle w8h this. light :on, after..a while, yo:ur-emissiafi contrds may not work as well, your:fuel economy may-not be as. and your engtne may.not run :as srno.othly* .goad This could lead to costly repairs thatmay not be:. covered by your warranty.
  • Page 124 : I f Ifthe Light. Is On Steady the Light Flashing 2-61...
  • Page 125 NOTICE: Damage yaut engine fjmn neglected oil- problems can be-costly and n ~ t co.vemd by your wiirranty.
  • Page 126 Service 4WD Light Security WarniTlg Light This li.ght should ‘come This. Iight mme on when you~turn -briefly. when you turn the briefly ignition, :as a check to-show key toward START. SERVICE SECURITY you it is working, light will. stay on until the starts.
  • Page 127 Fuel .Gage FUEL...
  • Page 129 .NOT1...
  • Page 130 Sect.ion 3 Cornfort C.ontsols and Audio Systems 3- 1.9 3-26 3-23 3-24 3 4 5 3-25 3-25...
  • Page 132 Mode- b o b Fan Control...
  • Page 134 Ventilation System Far mild outside temperatures when little heatin-g or coding is needed, use. VENTto .direct outside air through yow vehicle. Airflow through instrument panel outlets. Youz: vehicle’s ventilation system. supplies 0.utsid.e air to the inside 6 f your vehicle when it is moving. When.the is n0.t vehicle moving, you...
  • Page 135 Audio Systems AM-FM Stereo Your DeIco Electtonics--audio system. has been.designed give to operate-easily .and years of listening -pleasure. You..wilJ get the rnost-.enjoyment if you acquaint: yot@se€f with it first,. Find out what your Delco Elec.tmnics system cm,do-and how operate all its :controls;...
  • Page 136 -four addition to the stations already. set, up.. three T U N E : Turn the lower h o b to tune- in stations. fadio stations may 'more be preset each band by pressing SEE= Press right arrow to:trrne the next-higher two adj,oining.butbns the same,.
  • Page 137 A:M-FM Stereo -with Casse.tte Tape Player Finding: Station ( I f Equipped) AM-FM: Press the 10~wer knob to s-witch between FMII and FM2. TUNE: Turn ,the lower kno-b tumin rad-io stations. SEEK: Press the right to tune to the next higher arrow station and the left arrow to tune tke next lower..
  • Page 138 Setting the Tone Tn addition ta.the fourstations already Set,, up three. more stations :may.be pres.et on each b a d by pressing BASS: 5licle this lever up or down to increase two :adjoining .buttons at the same time.. Just: decrease bass.. 1.
  • Page 139 AMmFM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Automatic Tone Control (E Equipped) Playing the Radio PWR-VOL: Press this- kn&.-to turn me system 0 1 1 off. Toincrease volume., turn the knob T o the right.. Turn it to thdeft: to decrease volume. The knob is capble of being -rotated mnti~~uously.
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  • Page 141 BAL: Press lightly on this knob ~o-.relezlsre.:it:.orn its stored position.. Turn the control to thitxight adjugt sound tathe right speakers-and to left :to adjust .the sound the 1eftspe.akers. The middle position b:alaaces. the murid-betweea speakers. FADE: Press 1igh.tly Qn this h o b to-release- it frclvn to,.
  • Page 142 mg a zssette Tape Your. tape. player is built w.or’k-best with tapes that :are 3.0 to 4,5 minutes long -an each side. Tapes:longer than that are not work well in this player. .thin they h a y T O load cassette.
  • Page 144 AM-FM- Stereo with Compact Disc Player Automatic Tone Control ( I f E.quipped) Finding a Station AM-FM: Press this butt0.n to switch between AM, FMl Playing the'Radio FW. The display will show your selection. PWR-VUL: Press this knob 'to 'turn the system on and TUNE: Pres$ this.
  • Page 146 the disc comes -back appe-am on the display, could be that: driving a very rough road. (The disc smoothe;e=) should play when the road giits: 3-17...
  • Page 148 Remote: Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped) 3-19...
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  • Page 152 To. help avoid hearmg To unlock a secured radio, see “Unlocking the’ T h e f t - D t t Feature .After a Power Loss7’ earller Adjust the volume. control to the lowest setting. this section. Increase volume slowly -.until yowhear comfortably -Understanding.
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  • Page 154 the TAPE Press,and hold AUX.button for-five seconds The tape symbol on display -will flash for two. seconds. Insert the scmbbing action ckaning cassette ,while :the tape symbol is flashing. EJ&t .the cleaning ca$.setfe after. manufacturer's .recommended cleaning time.
  • Page 156 t.he Roa.d 4-24 4-33 4-3.4 44.5 4-35 4-37 z4-40 "4-4.1 4-46 -4-46...
  • Page 157 Defensi.ve Driving best advice anyone can give. about driving is: Drive.deferrsively.. device in your Please start with a very-imp.o.~ant-s.afe.ty vehick Buckle up. (&e “Safety ,Belts’’ in Index.)
  • Page 158 Vision...
  • Page 160 CAUTION:...
  • Page 161 Control a "Vehi-cle...
  • Page 162 Anti-L0c.k Brakes ( A B S ) A B S is Your vehicle anti-lock bfakes..(ABS). advanced. electronic braking system that :will help skid. prevent a braking: When you start your engine. and begin to drive away; anti-lock brake syxiem. will check itself. You may he’&...
  • Page 163 The anti-lock system brake pressure faster change.the than driver could. The .computer is-programmed make the most road conditions. o€'mailable tire .mil Here's how anti-lock works. Let's say the road is wet. You're driving: safely. Suddenly an animal jumps out in front of you.
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  • Page 169 0ff-Roa;d Driving with Your Four- Whed-D.dve Vehicle If‘y~ur vehicle doesn’t have four-wheel drive, you shouldn’t drive off-mad: unless you’re ‘on %level, solid surface. Off-road driving .involves. s.orne.new skills; And. that’s why it’s very irnr>ortanf that you read this ,g,ui.de. You’ll fmd-many driving.
  • Page 170 You’ll find other important infomation i n this manual. “Vehicle hading3’’ “Luggage Carrier” -and “Tires” -the Index. 4-15...
  • Page 171 Getting Familiar with Off-ROad D2ivin:g yodre driviag.aff -raad, b-ouacing and .quick changes in.direc$idn .can easily throw-you :aut of posifion. This could cause you to lose control and crash. So; whether you% drivingm oroff the road, you your passengers-should .and w.ear s.a€ety belts.
  • Page 173 incline with only. a- small change in. elevatiofi. Driving on Off-Road Hills -a large. can easily see all: the:way -to top. hill, the. sften ,t&es:you up, down :or across a Off-road ..dfiving. incline get steeper as near the .top., but ylou,may- .bill.
  • Page 174 Once you yowan sa€ely drive up t-he hill, you. decide need.to take some special steps. Use a low €im grip o.n gear and .get a .,the -wheel. :steering D,riving the top (crest) of a hi11 at iull speed csln cause an accident. There could be- a-drop.=;off,_ emb.ankment,.
  • Page 175 down the-hill wjth your wheels gtraight rather. than in the left or right direction. .Turning the wheel left or~right will increase the pssibility to~o far the- are some this :happens, there things should rollover. some things. you must not do if you stall, or Here.
  • Page 176 &.' Suppose, after.staUing, I try to-back down the-hill and decide I,.just can't do it, What shod...
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  • Page 179 Stal1in:g on an Incline Getting o,ut on.me aownhill (low) :side -0;f a vehicle stopped across an indine is. da-ngemus. I€ the vehicle rolls over,,yau be crushed of killed.. cmdd Always-get. out on the .uphill (high) side ofthe vehicle a.nd stay well clear the]rdIaver path.
  • Page 180 Driving: on frozen lakes, ponds or ,rivers -an be :dangerous.. Underwater :springs, currents u d e r .the.&, or sudden- thaws c.am weaken the ice. Ybur vehicle could' fall through the ice and y0.u .afld your .pas$mge.lt.s could drown, Drive. .your veMc1e.
  • Page 182 Driving at Night After Off-Raad Driving Remove any brush or debris that has colkcted on the underbody, chassis under the hood. These be a fire hazard. accumulations After operation in mud or sand, have the brake linings c-learied and checked. These substances c.an cause glazing and uneven braking.
  • Page 184 Rain and wet roads: can meal trouble. On a wet Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads road, you can't stop, accelerate. or turn well bec-ause your tire-to-road tractiofi. isn't as good as. dry roads. And, .if your tires .don't have much tread left, you'll get even less traction.
  • Page 185 Wet brakes can. came accidents. They won't work as well in a quick:stop and: may cause pulling to aide. Yau c.ould lose: control of the vehi-cle.. After driving through a- large puddle .of water or ..,,. car wash, apply your brake pedal-lightly .until your brakes work normally.
  • Page 186 NOTICE: yon drive’ qsri;ckly through ,dee.p puddres or standing water, water canwme: in through yaur engine’s-air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive thrbugh water that i-s.sl;ightly vehicle. If you lower than the-underbdy of y 0 ~ can’t avoid deep. puddles or. standing water, drive through them very .slowly.
  • Page 187 Here are ways increase your safety in city :driving: One- of th.e biggest problem$. with city :streets is the them. Y0u’Il wantto watch out fa1 amount traffic un other drivers are -what doing :and pay attention traffic-si‘gnzls-* 4-32...
  • Page 188 At the.eatrance, there is usually a ramp that leads .to the Freeway Driving freeway. If you have a clear view of the freeway as you :drive .along the- entrance ramp, you -should begin check traffic. Try to determine where you expect to blend with the flow.
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  • Page 190 Hill and Mountain Roads Highway Hypnosis a condition as there actually such “highway hypnosis”? plain falling a~leep Or is it just at the wheel? Call it highway hypnosis, lack of awareness, whatever. There is something about an -easy stretch of. road with the same scenery, :along with the hum ofthe tises.on drone mad, the...
  • Page 191 ignition G f f is dangerous. Your brakes have t o w i l l . .do- all the work of slmingdawn. They could get isi, .hot--that they wouldn't wo-rk weU* YOU would then have pour braking or even none going down a hill. You could crash.
  • Page 192 Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, Stifiply Winter Driving of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clathing, a small shovel, a flashlight, a red cloth and reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, inc1ude.a small bag s f sand, a piece of old carpet or a couple of burlap .bags to help.
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  • Page 196 Weight Rating (GAWR). out the. Load' g Your W icle find actual'loacls brit-andlrear your axles, you. need to to. a weigh statim and weigh your vehicle. YOLK &der can hilp this, B;e. .sure- to spread out you. with your load equdny on the.
  • Page 197 your vehicle any Do’not load neavwr tnqn the GV-WR, or%itlxer the: maximum front or rear GAWR. If. yon do, parts on your vehicle break, or it can change the way your vehicle handles. These: could cause yau lose:c,ontrol. Also, overloading: can ,sho;rten the Iif@.of- your icle..
  • Page 198 Payload Add-on Equipment- When you carry removable items, you may need to puta limit. on how m.any- people you carry inside youf vehicle:. sure .your weigh vehicle befioreyou buy -and install the hew equipment. Any logd that extends heyond.lhe vekclg’s taillamp must.
  • Page 200 example.
  • Page 201 load from’the CWR for must :sub.tract-yaur hitch your vehicle, Weigh your vehicle with y m traile-r attached, that you over the GVWR or w o d t go the GAWR. If you don’t use the corxect equipment and drive You’ll get the best pafomance if you spread out the -can properly, you lose control when you pull -a.
  • Page 202 You do^ Decide To Pull A Trailer . I f .NOTICE: trailer improperly can dasna-ge- Pulling; yowr vehicle. result costly repairs m t covered by your warranty* ‘To pull a tmiIer correctly, follow t h i s - the advice in part,-and see your-dealer €or important information about tawinga trailer with,yo.ur vehicle.
  • Page 203 Vehicle 3.08 4,000 Ibs. (.l 8.16kg) 4-48...
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  • Page 205 Bitches...
  • Page 208 Maki~ urns NOTICE: 4-53...
  • Page 209 Parking on Hills -5..
  • Page 214 NOTICE: Iparing,these steps could result in dostly-~damage vehicle that to your wouldn't be covered. by your warranty.. Trying to start your verhicIe .by pushing::or could damage pulliig-it won't work, and it your vehicle. h ~ ~ x t can: rtteritrs cBn2 you.
  • Page 217 gettine; back 'to the battery is much 1e.s~- ' 1 0. Now s the vehicle with g0o.d battery the engine for awhile:..
  • Page 218 CAUTION: Fans other moving engine parts can injure.-yu.u badly. Keep your hands :away €ram moving parts. once the engine is running, 12. Rern0ve.th.e cables- in reverI= oraer to prevent electrical shorting. Take that they doo’t town care or-.my other metal. each-other A.
  • Page 219 Whether your vehicle has rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. To help.avoid injury to you or others: The make, model year your vehicle. Nevclet passengers ridg,i-n v&igIe that is being towed. Never tow faster than safe or posted speeds.. Never with damaged parts not fully secured. Never .get under vehicle after it has your...
  • Page 223 If your engine catches fire you Beep because driving, w i h o coolant, your vehicle can be: bad1y:’damaged. The costIy repairs would not b-- c0.vere.d by your warranty.
  • Page 224 If No. St( m. Is Coming rom. s .Engine 1. If you have an air conditioner, turn it off. You may decide not to lift~.the hood but to get Service 2. Tmn~on your heater to the, highest fan full hot 'help ri.ght away.
  • Page 225 least up. to .the ADD The coolant level should be .ma&. it -isn’t, you may. have leakin the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or sornewhere-else in C.oalant /Recovery Tank the coding system, Pres,sure B. .Radiator .EQgine:-Fm If .$he coolant imide. the coolant boiling, te.coxe’ty don’t do anythhg eke until it cads .down.
  • Page 226 Haw to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank I€ you haven’t found a problem yet, but the coolant level of clean Later and radiator hoses, and otherengine isn’t ADT, mark, -add a. 50/5T) mixture water (preferably distilled) and DEX-COOL@ engine parts, can be-very hot.
  • Page 227 NOTICE: ciild. weather,. Walter can freeze -and crack the You can b-e burned i.f you spill coolant on hot enghe, radiator, heater core ;and other parts, engine parts. Coolant contains- eihylene.glyco1 Use the r ~ c o ~ m e n d e . d c o o l ~ ~ t and the proper and it will burn if the.-engine-parts are hot-...
  • Page 229 How to Add Coolant to the Radiator 2. Then keep turning.the.pressure cap,.but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure. cap when the caoling system,. including the rachator pressure cap and upper radiator haw; is no longer hot. Turn the pressuice cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops.
  • Page 230 Fill the radiator with the propet.DEX-COOL@ 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the ADD mark. coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. c-ap..back on the coolant recovery tank, but (See “Engine Coolant” the Index for more. off.
  • Page 231 8. Then replace the pressure cap, At any time during Start engine.and let it run until you feel the this procedure if coolant begi;ins:to out:of :the upper radiator hose gettirsg hot. Watch out for.the flow filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the engine cooling fan.
  • Page 232 En,gfne Fan Noise If a Tire Goes Flat If s unusual for a tire tc! “blow aut.” while. yau’re .driving, espe-cially if you ,maintain your fire.s- propedy. If gOes .out of a tire, ft’s much more likely to’ le,& out. slowly. ever have.
  • Page 233 Changhg Flat Tire. goex If..& flat,:avoid further. tire and wheel damage t.he by driving slowly to a-level place. T m . on your -hazard warning flashers. The. following step.s will tell you how :to use the j-ack and change, tire. Removing the Spare Tire: and.
  • Page 234 NOTICE: Never remove or store a tire ffom/to a storage p.osition under the vehicle whiIe the vehicle is supported by a jack. Always tighten the tire blly against the underside of the-vehicle when storing it. Insert the ehisel-end of the wheel wrench, on-an -an.gle,.into the hole in This.is the jack cover for the extended cab.
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  • Page 236 Position the chisel end .of your wheel wrench, or the 'If you have individual wheel nut caps that cover each optional hub. cap rerncrval tool, in the notch of the hub nut, they must be removed in-order to -get to the wheel cap and pry off the hub cap.
  • Page 237 A. Front Frame Hole. B. Rear Ffarne Hole (ZR2) Spring H.ager Hole (Standard Pickups) 2. Turn the jack handl;e:"ta the right=%lightly to raise the jgck. lift 'head.
  • Page 238 Getting under .a vehicle when it is jacked up- is danger&s. If the vehicle slips:.off the,iack, you. killed.-- could.. b.e badly injured Never get under a vehicle. when it is supported o.nIy.by-a jack. Raising your vehide with the jack improperly 4.
  • Page 240 10, Use: the wrench to tighten the wheel -nuts Srmly in crisscross sequence as shown. "1 CAUTION: -9. Lower the vehicle. by turning. the jack handle to-the. Incorrect wh,eel nuts or improperly tightened left. Lower the jack completely. wheel nuts can cause the wheel become loose and even come off.
  • Page 241 NIOTICE.: Don% use. the existing hoist-to store tire with an .aluminum wheel or it could damage the wheel. -S&cure. the tire in the pickup bed.
  • Page 242 G . Lower Raise...
  • Page 244 an Qtha vehicles. Don’.t your compact spare Compact Spare Tire (If Equipped) use^ spare tire .or wheel with And don’t mix your compact Although the compact spare tire was. fully inflated other wh.eels af They wori’tfit. Keep your Spare: tire-s. when your vehicle.
  • Page 245 NOTICE: Spinning your whe'els can destroy parts of your vehtcle well as the tires. ymispim the. wheels fask while shifting your transmissi-on back. -and .forth, you can destroy your transmission. For i.nformation.-&out usiag titire Chains on your vehicle; .see '"Tire Chains" in the hctex; If you let your fires spin at high speed, they can explode, and you or others could be injured.
  • Page 246 Using th:e Recovery Hooks $135...
  • Page 247 NOTICE: the recovery hooks to tow the vehicle, Never Your vehicle could damaged and it would:not be covered by- warranty. The recovery hooks, when under a lot of .mea, are force. Always pull the:vehicle straight out. Never pull. on the hooksi-at a sideways- angle. The hooks break.off.and you or others.
  • Page 252 Adding Equ.ipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle...
  • Page 253 NOTICE: Your. vehicle not desig.ned ,for 'fuel "that was: contains methanol. Don't use it;. It can -corrode: metal parts in your fuel system :and also dslmsige plastic -and rubber pzrrts,lThat damage wouldn*t be. cavered unde.r-.your warranty,...
  • Page 254 Filling YOU Tank Fuels in Foreign Countries I f you plan on: driving in. mother country outside the United States or Canada, the proper fuel may be hard to Never use leaded gasoline or any other fuel not find. rep.airs recommeaded in .the previous text- on fuel.
  • Page 255 turn sIowly.to:.tlieleft: r;ne.~Gap, you T e a has a spring (counrerclockwisk). The:cap in,it; if Soone ‘to the right. the cap too- it will spring back Gasoline vapor is. highly flammable. I t burns cause violently, and that can very bad injuries. Don’t sm0ke.M you’re m a r gasoline or refueling your.
  • Page 256 When you Filling a Portable Fuel Container put the cap back on, turn it to ,the right (clockwise) until you hear a.ilicking sound. Make. sure. .you fully install the.cap. The *diagnostic systkm. c’an .determine if the fuel cap..has been left off :or improperly insta21e.d..
  • Page 257 Checking Thing$ Un.der the Wood -Then to the front the.vehicie.-and release the twondafy hood relmse. Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include Iiquids Iike. gasoIine, ..oil9 coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic 'or rubber.
  • Page 258 When you lift the hood,. you’ll see these items on the 2.2L-engine: A. Battery D. Engine Oil Fill Cap G. Air Cleaner and Dipstick B. Coolant Recovery Tank H. Fuse Block E. Power Steering Reservoir C. Automatic Transmission I. Windshield Washer Fluid Cylinder Master E Brake...
  • Page 259 When you lift the hood, you’ll see these items an the “VORTEC” 4300 engine: A. Battery E. Transmission Dipstick Air Cleaner B. .Coolant Recovery Tank Power Steering Reservoir I. Fuse Block C . Engine Uil Dipstick Cylinder J. Windshield Washer Fluid G.
  • Page 260 The- oil dipstick on the B-efore closing-the-hood, be sure a l l filler caps 2.2L engine is-under the properly. Then.lift the hood to relieve preswe on the hood prop. fill cap. -Remove hood prop from the slot in the ho:od.and Turn.
  • Page 261 When to Add Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil paper towel ~r out the dipstick and the. oil is. at or below the. ADD line, then you’ll nee.d, Pull clean. it with one qu.art s f oil.: B.ut you- m.us.t cloth, then push it back. in all -the way. Xemave it again, bast use the keeping the tip down, and check the lizvd,...
  • Page 262 RECOMMENlED SAE YISCOSITY 6R;ADZEWGlNE OILS FUEL BEST ECONOMY AND COLO.STARTING,:SEL;ECT' LOWEST SA€-VISCOSITII GRADE OIL .€OR THE EXPECTED TEMPERATURE RANGE. LOOK FOR T H I S WEATHER SYMBOL SA€ 5w-30 COLD WEATHER DO-NOT U S E SAE 20W~50.0A ANY OTHER GRAB€ OIL N.OT RECQMMENDEU...
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  • Page 265 Air Cleaner 2,ZL Engine To .fernme this air cieaner, remove the. wing nuts that “VORTEC” 43.00 Engine hold the cover on. Remove the cover and lift out the air filter. To remove cleaner, remove the wing nuts that hold this a i r Remove the cover and lift out the the cover...
  • Page 266 Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when Automatic Transmission Fluid replace the air filter. See “Scheduled Maintenance Services” in the Index. When to Check and Change A good time to check your automatic transmission-fluid the. level kwhen. engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid, and filter every 15,OO.O miles (25 -000 k m )
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  • Page 268 With the parking.brake applied, place. the shift lever .in PARK (P). With your foot on the brake pedal, m o w the shift lever through each gear range, p.ausing..fox about three seconds in each range. Then, position the shift lever in PARK (P). three minutes or- more.
  • Page 269 Transmission Fluid Add Fluid When t.0 Check A. go.od. time: .have it checked. iswhe,n the .engine. oil is changed. Howevea, the,:fluid in your mariuai transmission doeW t require changing.. How to Chec.k Because.this opegation cm :be.-a.little difficult, you may choose to.have thirdwe at your GM dealershjp Serv@e-Department.
  • Page 270 How -to Add Fluid is off, Check the fluid level only when your engine ‘on vehicle is parked a level place and the transmission is Here’s how to add fluid. Refer the Mainteilance. cool enough for you to rest your fingers on the Schedule to .determine what kind-of fluid twuse.
  • Page 272 What to use How to Check Lubricant Refer the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See ‘‘Recomrnende,d Fluids and Lubricants” in the Index.
  • Page 273 Wow to Check Lubricant Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check.the lubricant and when to change it. See. “Schedul.ecl Maintenance Services” in the Index. How to Check Lubricant If the level is below the bottom of the filler plug hole, you’ll need to add some lubricant-.
  • Page 274 When the differential is cola, aaa enough lubricant A 5-0/56mm~ure -or ner and DEX-COOL@ raiise. the level to 1/2 inch (1 2 below the filler coolant will: plug hole. Give freezing protection down to- -34O.F (-37 C>. When the differential is’ at operating. temperature. Give boiling protection up to 265°F (129°C).
  • Page 275 W.hat to ..Use. NOTICE: If yo,u use.an improper caol~antmix~ture, your engine could dverheat and b'e- badly damaged-. The repair cost wouldn? be,cov.ered by yaw: the mixture: can warranty. Too much wqter i n . freeze ,and crack the engine, radi'atm; heater c:ore and otheP:parts, year, have-...
  • Page 276 be burned if you-spil1 coolant-on hot engine parts,. Cloolant c.ontains ethylen;e..glycoI, and it burn if the e.ngine parts are hat will. enough. Don't spill codant;on a hot enghe.
  • Page 277 Radiator Pressure Cap Thermostat Engine coolant temperature is controlled by a thermostat in the engine coolant system. The thermostat stops flow of coolant through the radiator until the coolant reaches a preset temperature. Power Steering Fluid -NOTICE: Your radiator cap is a 15 psi (105 kPa) pressuredype cap and must be tightly installed ta...
  • Page 278 Windshield Washer Fluid What to Us.e When.you need. windshield waiher fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions before usei If will operating your- vehicle in an area where: the. teniperature. m.ay -fall below freezing, use a fluid that has sufficient ptotectlon against- freezing.
  • Page 279 FLUID 'ONLY Open the cap 1abeledIWASHER with Brakes.. the. washer &ymbol on it. Add .w8shef fluid until .the tank fir-full; Brake Fluid Your br&e master cylinder reservoir is here. i s filled with DOT-3 brake fluid.. .only. two reasons why the brake fluid level in There that the reservoif might go do.wn.
  • Page 280 e roo much brake.fluid, it--can spill ycii on-the engine. The fluid will bum if-the-engine is-.hc& enough; You :or others could be burned, and your vehicle could be damaged. Add brake fluid Only when werk.is done &e brake hydradic.-gystem.
  • Page 281 NOTICE: With :the wmnL i? flu-id. in -your brake. sptem, your brakes may not work well, or they aa.y ,not wotk at all. This :ciuld cause even crash. Always-use-the proper brake fluid..
  • Page 282 The L-ke wc,: warnin, sound means tht-so.on wanit your- brakes wa.s.k.we11. That..could 1egd.to an accident. When you hear the brake wear have, yo.w vehicle serviced, warningsound, NOTICE:.
  • Page 283 Brake Adj.ustmc Vehicle.. Storage. If you’re not goifigjto drive ...y.o ur vehkle fGr.25 days m more, r~move the black, negative cable fram (-.$ this the battery. will .heip keep yrrzrrbattery from rmning dowiz-. Batteries have acid that can burn y g ~ I&...
  • Page 284 ..Headlamps. OnemPiece Comp.osi’te .Headlamp System Bulb Replacement i. Open the ho.od. Befre.you replace any bulbs., be sure that- all the 1.mps axe offand; &e-engine isn’t running. See- “Replacement B-ulbs” .in .,&e- Index.. F.or m y bulb changing procedure not listed -in zhis section, contact your dealer% service dep,artment.
  • Page 285 Two-Piece. Composite Headlamp System 1. Open the h.ood. Turn the bulb assembly to the. left to-remove it. Put the ne-w bulb assembly into the headlamp .6., assembly and turn it to the right until it tight. 2. Remove the black retainer clips- by lifting up. Plug in the electrical connector.
  • Page 286 One-Piece Front 7h-n Signal Lamp Assembly 1. Remove the headlamp assembly .as shown. under “One-Piece Composite Headlamp System” earlier this section. 2. Twist the bulb socket to- remove from headlamp assembly. 5. Turn the bulb assembly to.the left to remove 6 .
  • Page 287 Remove the headlamp assembly as-shown under “Two-Pie-ce Composite Headlamp System” ,earlier in this section, 2 . Lacate the locking tabs -on the assembly. Squeeze the tabs together and push.that end of the-assembly out while holding the tabs. -The assembly will .swing .out.
  • Page 288 Remove the bulb.. ’ 1. Remove the 1ens:retaining screws. 2. Remove the lens..
  • Page 289 Close .tailgate. .the...
  • Page 291 assembly Tires 6-42...
  • Page 292 #NOTICE: -Don% let- anyone tell you that uncIerinflatioa overinflation is all right* :It% no$.. If yo.ur tires don’t .have enough air (underinflation), you. can- get the fol2owing: Too much flexing milch heat ‘sire ove-rloading Bad wear Bad fuel econ NQTICE: (C-ontinued)
  • Page 293 When to: Check 6-44...
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  • Page 296 C,I; 1A3N: I---- If you us.e bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim-flanges could develop cracks after and/or wheel many- milt% driving,.A tire c.ould fail suddeoly, causinga cra3h. Use: only radiid-pIy on.. tires with -the wheels yous vehicle. 6-47...
  • Page 297 readwear t;rac.tion Warning: The gmde -scssigne.d ta this tire based braking (straghe ahead) traction tests and does not include cornering.. (turning) traction.
  • Page 298 Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance Each new wheel shou.kd have the same load-carrying capacity, diameter, width, offkt and be. mounted the The wheels on vehicle were a'ligned and balanced you^ same way as the one it repl.ac.e,s. careftdly at the €actoi-y to. give the longest tire life YOU- If you need...
  • Page 299 Tire Chains NOTICE.: NOTICE:. wheel can also :cause problems with The wrong life, bearing brake cooling, speedometer or your vehicle has P235/75Rl5, P2W71JIiI5, odozm’etier calibration, headlamp ;aim, b-umper tires; P23Y55R16 or 31.~101.50R15LT/C~size. ‘don’t tire height, vehicle ground .clearance and or tire use tire chains.
  • Page 301 ._ .._.._. . ,_” 6-52 ..I...L,...
  • Page 302 Special Fabric Cleaning Problem. Using 'Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fab-ric Stains caused by such things as. c.atsup;coffee (black), urhe-md egg, fruit, 'fruit juice, milk, soft dri.llks, vomit, b l o d can be timoved as fdlows-: as. you've- cleaned the section, use a sponge SOUXI suds.
  • Page 303 Cleaning Vinyl 6-54...
  • Page 304 Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield .and Wip,er Blades the windshield is dear afier-uSmg tlie windihield waihex, or if the wiper bfade chatters- when runrsing, .wax,. sap ;or other material may be on the blade windshield. not 1 If you do, it. #ye s2 ty beits..
  • Page 305 Weatherstrips...
  • Page 306 Cleming Alumhum Wheels (If E.qaipped) or aggressive:polishing on Macliine compounding a basecoat/clearcoat paint finish "may dull the .finish or leave swirl marks. 6-57...
  • Page 307 6-58...
  • Page 308 Underbody Maintenance Chemical Paint Spotting...
  • Page 310 t . 1 iQSS ENGINE/ A . SSEMBLY . . . PLANT -CODE MODEL YEAR...
  • Page 311 Headl.amps. Windshkld Wipe-rs.
  • Page 312 'Fuses Circuit Br Instrument Panel -Fuse Block -The fuse bloik driver's end of the instrument panel, ever Wyou have a pmblem on the road :and don'? have-a spare fuse, you-earihorrow one that has the same your amperage. Just pick some f&.ature-of vehicle that you.
  • Page 313 s.e/Circuit Usage Breaker...
  • Page 314 Engine Compartment Fuse Block FuseKircuit Usage Breaker Auxiliary Po,wer Power Locks 4WD Switch, Engine Control (VCM, PCM, Transmission) Supplemental Inflatable Restraint, SDM Module Front Wi.per Not Used Radio Battery Not Used. HVAC .I, W A C Control Head., The fuse block is under the .hood at the drivei'8 side of HVAC Devices the engine compartment.
  • Page 315 AB.S HORN BTSI...
  • Page 316 Name Usage N m t ? Usage B/U LP Back-up Lamps. .HTDSEAT Heated Seat Air Conditioning - M C Active Transfer Case Retained Accessory Power RRDFOG Rear Defogger Oxygen Sensor. 'HVAC HVAC. Syst.em 0 2 - IGN B Column- Feed, IGN -2, 3 , 4 TRCHMSL T r ~ l e r Center Hi"gh-MOuit Stoplamp...
  • Page 317 Quantity...
  • Page 318 Whee ..W k e l Nut Torque 100 lb-ft (140 See: Tire Pressure. the.Certification/Tire label. See “Loading .Your .Vehicle’” in the Index- Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts- 2.2L 10182377 PF47 16.3C Autgmatic Transmission. 24200796 Filter Spark Plugs Fuel Filter Windshield Wipe ,lades...
  • Page 319 Type 134a.
  • Page 322 7-8. 7-29 7-42 7-46 7-48 7-5 1...
  • Page 323 Introduction IMPORTANT: .Yo.ur Vehicle and the Environment KEEP ENGINE OIL AT THE PROPER ,EVEL AND CHANGE AS RECOMMENDED Protection...
  • Page 324 Petformlng maintenance work vehicle can .ult be dangerous. In trying to do some jobs, you be seriously injured. Do .own maintenance. your work only if-you have the required.know-how and the proper toolsad equipment for- the job. E you have any doubt, have a qualified technician do the work.
  • Page 325 fluids The proper and lub~cants listed in eduler Part D. Make. sure whoev-er servides your vehicle uses Maintenance .Services these. All parts -should be replaced-and netessary repairs done behre you o r -anyo;ao else drives the vehicle.- First. you’ll need to decide- which of two schedules thc.
  • Page 326 ---a Schedule Maint -.-- Short Trip/C.ity .Definition...
  • Page 327 .Maintenance -.Schedule Sh-ork WiplCity. Intervals...
  • Page 328 .Maintenance Schedule Every 7,500 Miles. (12 500 k r n ) : Every 60,000 Miles (PO0 000 km): Engine .Oil and Filter Engine T a n k , Cs Change (or every €.2 months, whichever occurs. first). Acces.sory .Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Chas&...
  • Page 329 ..Short Maintenance ScheduIe Trip/C,i$y...
  • Page 330 DATE DATE...
  • Page 331 DATE BATE DATE...
  • Page 332 Short TripXity Maintenance Schedule 7-11...
  • Page 333 RATE 7-12...
  • Page 334 DATE DATE...
  • Page 336 DATE- DATE 7-15...
  • Page 337 Short TripKity Maintenance S.chedule DATE SERVICED. B Y MILEAGE DATE MILEAGE...
  • Page 338 DATE ?4ERVICEDBY: MILEAGE 7-17...
  • Page 339 DATE DATE...
  • Page 340 Short .Trip/City. Maintenance .Schedule DATE DATE...
  • Page 341 7-20...
  • Page 342 Sho.rt Tripcity Maintenance -Schedule MILEAGE...
  • Page 343 DATE DATE...
  • Page 344 DATE...
  • Page 345 DATE DATE 7-24...
  • Page 346 Short Tri.p/City Maintenance. Sch,edule DATE MILEAGE 7-25...
  • Page 347 Cho.rt TriplCity .Maintenance S.chedule DATE 7-26:...
  • Page 348 Short. Triplcity Maintenance Sch.edu1.e RATE ACTUAL 'SERvIcm MILEA.GE 7-27...
  • Page 350 Long. 'I'ripPHighvvay Maintenance Schedule Footnotes 7-29...
  • Page 351 Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule 713.0...
  • Page 352 Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule RATE...
  • Page 353 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) .DATE MILEAGE 7-32...
  • Page 354 Long Tripmighway Maintenance Schedule 37,500 Miles (62 500 km) DATE. first). Change eagine oil. and filter (or.every 12 -months, whichever occurs. Emission Ccwtrol Service. hilly or mountainous: terrain. (Continued) 7-33...
  • Page 355 Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule DATE SERVICED 7-34.
  • Page 356 Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule DATE 7-35...
  • Page 358 .Lon.g Trip/HirLway, Maintenance Schedule .DATE ACTUAL SERMCEDBY; MILEAGE 7-37...
  • Page 359 Long TriplHighway Maintenance Schedule DATE 7-38...
  • Page 360 Long Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule 7-39.
  • Page 361 DATE DATE MILEAGE 7-40...
  • Page 362 DATE...
  • Page 363 Part B-: Owner Checks .and Services Cassette Deck Service Twice a, Year At L.east 7-42...
  • Page 364 At Least Four’Times Yea.r wiper Blade Check Tailgate .Lubricati?n Service- Key L.ock CyIinders Service. 7-43.
  • Page 365 (Automatic Ttansmission) CAUTION:...
  • Page 366 Pwk on a fairly p nilf, with tne. veniGie facing your foot :on downhill. Keeping the reguiar brake,. the parking brake. T O check the parkin-g brake’ssholding ability: With the engine running. and transmission in. from NEUTRAL (N), :slowly remove- ,pressure €001 the vel...
  • Page 367 7-46...
  • Page 368 Brake System .Inspection Throttle. System Inspection. 7-47...
  • Page 369 .Part Recommended Fluids and :Lubricants. NOTE: Fluids aqd lubricants identified below by name, partnumber specification may be obtained from your dealer, USAGE Engine Oil’ Manual Trransmis-sion -Engine- with...
  • Page 370 USAGE, USAGE. Automatic Tt.an&n~is,Sia.n Key Lock Windshield Cylinders Washer Solvent: Transfer Case Shift Lever Re-= Driveline Fmnt Center Spline- .and Universal.. .Taints...
  • Page 371 USAGE Fuel Tiller Dom .and. Endgate Rear Hing.es, 'and Seat Folding T.ailg,ate Hiuldle Pivot. Points, Hinges, Latch Bolt and Liakage Weatherstrip Squeaks.
  • Page 372 Part E: .Maintenanc.e Record 7-51...
  • Page 374 Maintenance Recortid.
  • Page 375 Maintenance Record 7-54...
  • Page 376 Section 8 C.ustomer. Assistance Information Here you -will Eind out how contact Chevrolet i f . you need assistance. This section also tells you how obzain st=.rv'ir=e publications: and how to report any safety defects, 8- 10 VVBsranty Information 8-.2 Customer S-atisfaction Procedure 8.- 10...
  • Page 377 Customer Satisfaction 'Procedure...
  • Page 378 8-3.
  • Page 380 Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program To enhance Cheivrcdet’$ strong commitment to -customer satisfaction, Chevrolet excited to announce the establishment the Chevrdet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 1998 Chevrolet; membership. in Roadside Assists-nce is free.
  • Page 381 Care Roadlside Basic- services (as-;outlined -previously) Plus FJXEE Non-warranty Towing-(to the. chsest dealer from legal madway) FREE Jump Start Cat home on the road)
  • Page 382 Please m e r to the Roadside Assistance brochure y a u ~ . Owner infomation portfolio for :full. :inside ;program details. Canadian Roadgide Assistance have a i Vehicles purchased Canada extensive Roadside Assistance:program acces:sibk from anywhere in Cmadaar -the United States. Please refer:to separate brochure provided -by thedeaier or call 1-800-298-68.00 for emerge.ncy services.
  • Page 384 GR/I P:articipation:in an Alternative Dispute Resoluti.on Program...
  • Page 385 To c0ntac.t NHTSA, you may either c.a.11 ..the Auto Safety Hotline toll-fre:e at: 1-8.00-424-9393. 366-0123 in &e or write Washington, D.C. .screa). & I : NHT,SA, U.S. Department of Tkans-portation Washington, D.G. 205.90 You g.an .also obtain .otherinformation 'about motor vehicle -s-afety from the Hotline*...
  • Page 386 The toll-fiee. telephone number for ordering information in.C.anada.is 2-8C@66.8-5539. notifying iWTSA addition ti5 (or Transport Canada) i n a situation like this, we certainly hope you”ll notify us. .Pl.J=ase call 1-800-222- 1020 or write: Division Chevrolet.Motsr Chevfolet Customer .As%istance. C-enter B.OX 7047 Troy, MI 48007-7047...
  • Page 387 -S.E.RVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION I998 CHEVROI E T your The followingr publica.tions covering the operation and sewicing of vehicle ean be purcha.sed filling ou check, the Service Publication Order Form in this bo.ok a.n.d mailing lt in with yo.ut rn.onqrorder, card (address: or credit...
  • Page 389 NOTES...
  • Page 390 Section 9 Index ........Ashtrays- 2-46 .
  • Page 392 ........4-3-1 ........4-.29 ........... Winter 4-37 ........Witb a.Tcailer 4-32 ....Driving. U~I Grades Wbile.-Ta~wing Tfder- 4-54........Drunkin Driving...
  • Page 393 ........-Fcjreig:n ComwieS. : & X ......Ctigg ..2-64 7 . ? ....... Fuel Tank Capacity .$-78: Fuse Blbck ..
  • Page 394 ....... Highway Hypnosis 4-35 ........5-22 Jack. Tife ......Mount&...
  • Page 395 ......Insidc Day/Night Rearview ........ E o w ~ R&mii Con.t.roZ ......... vanity V$sor .-......... Madel Refqgeuc~ ......... Momfftiin Wads ......2.4- AutO~~~atic T ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ s ~ . o , D ......Mmml Tr&nsmiissign - 2 0 ......
  • Page 396 ......Remote Control 2-44; Outsjde: Minor Mlrrbr ........
  • Page 399 v.-- d W k ........Bre&-b 2-11 ....... r i ..'*.Z ..........warnings: -D.mqge ........'Dimensions. 6-71 ......&n&ia~& 6-61 &&&&f...... 4-4 1 . , . . ? . e . . ,.._......

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