2000 Chevrolet Blazer Owner's Manual

2000 Chevrolet Blazer owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Blazer
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
2.99 MB

Table of Contents

- 2000 Chevy Blazer Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corporation 1999
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Table of Contents:
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1: Seats and Restraints
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2: Features and Controls
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3: Comfort Controls and Audio
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4: Your Driving and the Road
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5: Problems on the Road
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6: Service and Appearance
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7: Maintenance Schedule
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8: Customer Assistance
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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About Driving Your Vehicle
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How to Use this Manual
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Safety Warnings and Symbols
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
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Vehicle Symbols
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Service Station Guide
12
Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
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Seats and Seat Controls
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Manual Front Seat
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Manual Lumbar Support
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Power Seats (If Equipped)
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Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
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Memory Seat (If Equipped)
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Heated Front Seats (If Equipped) Reclining Front Seatbacks
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Head Restraints Seatback Latches
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Easy Entry Seat (2-Door Models) Rear Seats
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Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
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Why Safety Belts Work
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Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
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How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
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Adults
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Driver Position
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
36
Air Bag System
36
How the Air Bag System Works
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Where are the air bags?
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When should an air bag inflate?
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What makes an air bag inflate?
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How does an air bag restrain?
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What will you see after an air bag inflates?
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
41
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag- Equipped Vehicle
42
Center Front Passenger Position (4- Door Models)
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Lap Belt
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Rear Seat Passengers
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Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults (4- Door Models)
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Center Rear Passenger Position (4- Door Models)
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Lap Belt
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Children
51
Smaller Children and Babies
51
Child Restraints
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Where to Put the Restraint
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Top Strap
59
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
60
Center Seat Positions (4-Door Models)
62
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
62
Larger Children
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Safety Belt Extender
68
Checking Your Restraint Systems
68
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
68
Section 2 Features and Controls
69
Keys
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Door Locks
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Power Door Locks (If Equipped) Rear Door Security Lock (If Equipped)
73
Lockout Prevention
73
Leaving Your Vehicle
74
Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
74
Operation
75
Remote Panic Alarm
75
Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
75
Battery Replacement
75
Resynchronization
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Endgate/Liftgate
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Endgate Release
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Liftgate Release
79
Remote Rear Glass Release
79
Emergency Release for Opening Endgate/ Liftgate
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Endgate-Mounted Spare
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Theft
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Key in the Ignition
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Parking at Night
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Parking Lots
81
Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
82
Testing the Alarm
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Passlock
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New Vehicle Break-In Ignition Positions
84
Key Release Button
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Retained Accessory Power
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Starting Your Engine
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Automatic Transmission
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Manual Transmission
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Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
88
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
88
Automatic Transmission Operation
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Tow/Haul Selector Switch (If Equipped)
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Manual Transmission Operation
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Speed
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Shift Light
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Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
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Electronic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
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Shifting from 2HI to 4HI
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Shifting from 4HI to 2HI
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Shifting from 2HI or 4HI to 4LO Shifting from 4LO to 4HI or 2HI
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Automatic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
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Shifting to 4HI or AUTO 4WD
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Shifting to 2HI
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Shifting to 4LO
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Shifting Out of 4LO
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Shifting to NEUTRAL Shifting Out of NEUTRAL
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Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
102
Column Shift Lever
102
Console Shift Lever
103
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running (Automatic Transmission Only)
104
Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission)
104
Shifting Out of PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
105
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Models Only)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust Running Your Engine While You re Parked (Automatic Transmission)
107
Locking Rear Axle
108
Windows
108
Manual Windows
108
Power Windows (If Equipped)
109
Express- Down Window
109
Lockout Switch
109
Swing-Out Windows (2-Door Only)
110
Horn
110
Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
110
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
111
Turn and Lane Change Signals
111
Turn Signal On Chime
112
Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer
112
Flash-to-Pass
112
Windshield Wipers
113
Windshield Washer
113
Rear Window Washer/Wiper
114
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
114
Setting Cruise Control
115
Resuming a Set Speed
116
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
116
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
116
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
116
Using Cruise Control on Hills
116
Ending Cruise Control
117
Erasing Speed Memory
117
Exterior Lamps
117
Automatic Headlamp System
118
Lamps On Reminder
118
Daytime Running Lamps
118
Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
119
Interior Lamps
120
Brightness Control
120
Illuminated Entry
120
Exit Lighting
120
Front Reading Lamps (If Equipped)
120
Front Map Lamps (If Equipped)
120
Dome Lamps
121
Battery Run-Down Protection
121
Mirrors
121
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
121
Electrochromic Day/Night Inside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
122
Time Delay
122
Cleaning the Photocells
123
Outside Manual Adjust Mirror
123
Power Remote Control Mirror
123
Convex Outside Mirror
123
Electrochromic Outside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
124
Heated Outside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
124
Storage Compartments
124
Glove Box
124
Overhead Console (If Equipped)
124
Reading Lamps
125
Installing a Garage Door Opener
125
Temperature and Compass Display
127
Driver Information System (If Equipped)
128
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
130
Door Storage
130
Front Storage Area
130
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
131
Cargo Cover (If Equipped)
132
Cargo Tie Downs
132
Luggage Carrier (Option)
133
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
134
Sun Visors
135
Visor Vanity Mirror
135
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
135
Accessory Power Outlets (If Equipped)
135
OnStar System (If Equipped)
136
Sunroof (If Equipped)
136
HomeLink Transmitter (If Equipped)
137
Programming the Transmitter
138
Operating the Transmitter
139
Training a Garage Door Opener with a Rolling Code Feature (If Equipped)
139
Erasing Channels
140
Accessories
140
Instrument Panel
141
Instrument Panel Cluster
142
Speedometer and Odometer
144
Trip Odometer
144
Tachometer (If Equipped)
144
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
145
Safety Belt Reminder Light
145
Air Bag Readiness Light
146
Charging System Indicator Light Voltmeter Gage
147
Shift Light
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Brake System Warning Light
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Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
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Engine Coolant Temperature Gage Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light)
150
If the Light Is Flashing
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If the Light Is On Steady
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Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
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Oil Pressure Gage
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Security Warning Light
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Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light (If Equipped) Tow/ Haul Mode
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Light (If Equipped)
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Check Gages Light
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Gate Ajar Light
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Fuel Gage
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Low Fuel Light
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Fan Control
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Temperature Knob
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Fan Control
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Temperature Knob Mode Knob
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Automatic Operation
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Mode Knob
162
Manual Operation
162
Air Conditioning Heating
164
Defogging and Defrosting
164
Rear Window Defogger (If Equipped)
165
Ventilation System
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Setting the Clock for Systems with SET Button
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Setting the Clock for Systems with HR and MN Buttons
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AM-FM Stereo
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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CD Adapter Kits
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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CD Adapter Kits
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (Bose) (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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CD Adapter Kits
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AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Compact Disc
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AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (Bose) (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Compact Disc
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Remote Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
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Console-Mounted CD Changer (If Equipped)
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Compact Disc Changer Errors
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Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped)
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Activating the Theft- Deterrent Feature
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Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
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Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
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Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
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Understanding Radio Reception
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AM
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FM Stereo
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Tips About Your Audio System
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Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
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Care of Your Compact Discs
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Care of Your Compact Disc Player
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Fixed Mast Antenna
201
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
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Your Driving, the Road and Your Vehicle
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Driver Behavior
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Driving Environment Vehicle Design
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Defensive Driving Drunken Driving
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Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
209
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
210
Using Anti- Lock
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Braking in Emergencies
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Steering
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Power Steering
212
Steering Tips
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Driving on Curves
212
Steering in Emergencies
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Off-Road Recovery Passing
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Loss of Control
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Skidding
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Off-Road Driving with Your Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicle
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Before You Go Off-Roading
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Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
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Environmental Concerns
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Traveling to Remote Areas
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Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
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Scanning the Terrain
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Driving on Off-Road Hills
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Approaching a Hill
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Driving Uphill
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Driving Downhill
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Driving Across an Incline
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Stalling on an Incline
228
Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
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Driving in Water
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After Off-Road Driving
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Driving at Night
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Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
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Hydroplaning Driving Through Deep Standing Water
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Driving Through Flowing Water
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Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
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City Driving
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Freeway Driving
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Before Leaving on a Long Trip
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Highway Hypnosis
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Hill and Mountain Roads
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Winter Driving
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Driving on Snow or Ice
241
If You re Caught in a Blizzard
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Recreational Vehicle Towing
245
Two-Wheel Drive Vehicles and Vehicles with the Electronic Shift Transfer Case
245
Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles (Automatic Transfer Case)
246
Loading Your Vehicle
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Payload
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Add-On Equipment
249
Towing a Trailer
249
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
250
Tow/Haul Mode (V6 Engine, Automatic Transmission Equipped Models) (If Equipped)
251
Weight of the Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer Tongue
253
Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
253
Hitches
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Safety Chains
254
Trailer Brakes
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Driving with a Trailer
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Following Distance
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Passing
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Backing Up
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Making Turns
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Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
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Driving On Grades
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Parking on Hills
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When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
259
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
259
Trailer Wiring Harness
260
Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
262
Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
263
Towing Your Vehicle
267
Engine Overheating
269
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
269
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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Cooling System
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How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank
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How to Add Coolant to the Radiator
275
Engine Fan Noise If a Tire Goes Flat
278
Changing a Flat Tire
279
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
280
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
283
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
288
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
292
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out Using the Recovery Hooks
293
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
295
Service
296
Doing Your Own Service Work
296
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
297
Fuel
297
Fuels in Foreign Countries Filling Your Tank
299
Filling a Portable Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood
302
Engine Oil
305
Checking Engine Oil
305
When to Add Engine Oil
306
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
307
Engine Oil Additives
308
When to Change Engine Oil
308
Remote Oil Filter (Four- Wheel Drive)
309
What to Do with Used Oil
309
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
310
Automatic Transmission Fluid
311
When to Check and Change
311
How to Check
311
Checking Transmission Fluid Cold
312
Checking the Fluid Level
312
How to Add Fluid
314
Manual Transmission Fluid
314
When to Check
314
How to Check
314
How to Add Fluid
315
Hydraulic Clutch
315
When to Check and What to Use
316
How to Check and Add Fluid
316
Rear Axle
316
When to Check and Change Lubricant
316
How to Check Lubricant
316
What to Use
317
Four-Wheel Drive
317
Transfer Case
317
When to Check Lubricant
317
How to Check Lubricant
317
What to Use
317
Front Axle
318
When to Check and Change Lubricant
318
How to Check Lubricant What to Use
318
Engine Coolant
318
What to Use
319
Checking Coolant
320
Adding Coolant
321
Radiator Pressure Cap Power Steering Fluid
322
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
322
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
323
What to Use
323
Windshield Washer Fluid
323
What to Use
323
Adding Washer Fluid
323
Brakes
324
Brake Fluid
324
Checking Brake Fluid
325
What to Add
326
Brake Wear
327
Brake Pedal Travel
327
Brake Adjustment
327
Replacing Brake System Parts
328
Battery
328
Vehicle Storage
328
Bulb Replacement
329
Halogen Bulbs
329
Headlamps
329
One-Piece Composite Headlamp System
329
Two- Piece Composite Headlamp System
330
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
331
Two-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
332
Taillamps
333
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
333
Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement
335
Tires
335
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
336
When to Check
337
How to Check
337
Tire Inspection and Rotation
337
When It s Time for New Tires
339
Buying New Tires
339
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
340
Treadwear
341
Traction--AA, A, B, C
341
Temperature--A, B, C
341
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
342
Wheel Replacement
342
Used Replacement Wheels
343
Tire Chains
343
Appearance Care
344
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
344
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
344
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
345
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
345
Cleaning Vinyl
346
Cleaning Leather
346
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
346
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
346
Care of Safety Belts
346
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
347
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
347
Weatherstrips
347
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
348
Washing Your Vehicle
348
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
348
Finish Care
348
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
349
Cleaning Tires
349
Sheet Metal Damage
350
Finish Damage
350
Underbody Maintenance
350
Chemical Paint Spotting
350
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
351
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
352
Engine Identification
352
Service Parts Identification Label
352
Electrical System
353
Add-On Electrical Equipment
353
Headlamps
353
Windshield Wipers
353
Power Windows and Other Power Options
353
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
353
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
354
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
356
Replacement Bulbs
359
Capacities and Specifications
359
Wheels and Tires
359
Capacities (Approximate)
360
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
360
Vehicle Dimensions*
361
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
362
Introduction
363
Your Vehicle and the Environment
363
Maintenance Requirements
363
How This Section is Organized
364
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
365
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
365
Short Trip/City Definition Short Trip/City Intervals
366
Short Trip/City Intervals
366
Long Trip/Highway Definition
367
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
368
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
369
Footnotes
369
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
370
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
391
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
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At Each Fuel Fill
403
Engine Oil Level Check
403
Engine Coolant Level Check
403
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
403
At Least Once a Month
403
Tire Inflation Check
403
Cassette Deck Service
403
At Least Twice a Year
404
Restraint System Check
404
Wiper Blade Check
404
Spare Tire Check
404
Weatherstrip Lubrication
404
Manual Transmission Check
404
Automatic Transmission Check
404
Hydraulic Clutch System Check
404
At Least Once a Year
405
Key Lock Cylinders Service
405
Body Lubrication Service
405
Starter Switch Check
405
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
406
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
406
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
407
Underbody Flushing Service
407
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
408
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
408
Exhaust System Inspection
408
Engine Cooling System Inspection
408
Throttle System Inspection
409
Drive Axle Service
409
Transfer Case (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
409
Brake System Inspection
409
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
410
Part E: Maintenance Record
413
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
418
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
419
United States
421
Canada
422
All Overseas Locations
422
Caribbean Numbers
422
Plan Ahead When Possible
425
Transportation Options
425
Shuttle Service
425
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
425
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
426
Additional Program Information
426
Warranty Information
426
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
427
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
427
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
428

FAQ about the 2000 Chevrolet Blazer Manual

What contains the 2000 Blazer manual?

The Chevrolet Blazer owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Blazer. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Blazer 2000 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Blazer owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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