2000 Chevrolet S10 Owner's Manual

2000 Chevrolet S10 owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
S10
Rating:
(6)

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2.75 MB

Table of Contents

2000 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 1999
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Table of Contents:
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1. Seats and Restraint Systems
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2. Features and Controls
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3. Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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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 Care
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7. Maintenance Schedule
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8. Customer Assistance Information
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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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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Model Reference
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Service Station Guide
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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 (If Equipped)
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Reclining Seatbacks (Bucket Seats or 60/40 Bench)
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Seatback Latches
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Easy Entry Seat (Extended Cab Models)
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Jump Seat (Extended Cab Models)
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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
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Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
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Air Bag System
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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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AIR BAG OFF Switch
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag- Equipped Vehicle
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Center Passenger Position
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Lap Belt
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Rear Seat Passengers (Extended Cab Jump Seats)
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Lap Belt
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Children
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Smaller Children and Babies
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Child Restraints
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Top Strap
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
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Jump Seats (Extended Cab)
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
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Larger Children
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Safety Belt Extender
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Checking Your Restraint Systems
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Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
63
Section 2 Features and Controls
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Keys
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Door Locks
67
Power Door Locks (If Equipped)
68
Lockout Prevention
68
Leaving Your Vehicle
68
Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
68
Operation
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Remote Panic Alarm
69
Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
70
Battery Replacement
70
Resynchronization
71
Side Access Panel (Extended Cab) (If Equipped)
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Tailgate
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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
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Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
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Testing the Alarm
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Passlock
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New Vehicle Break-In
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Ignition Positions
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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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Starting Your 2200 L4 Engine
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Starting Your VORTEC 4300 V6 Engine
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Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
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To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
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Automatic Transmission Operation
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Manual Transmission Operation
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5-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
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Shifting from 4LO to 4HI or 2HI
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Parking Brake
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Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
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Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running (Automatic Transmission Only)
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Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission)
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Shifting Out of PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
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Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Only)
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Parking Over Things That Burn
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Engine Exhaust
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Running Your Engine While You re Parked (Automatic Transmission)
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Locking Rear Axle
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Windows
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Manual Windows
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Power Windows (If Equipped)
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Express- Down Window
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Swing-Out Windows (Extended Cab)
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Sliding Rear Window (If Equipped)
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Horn
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Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
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Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
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Turn and Lane Change Signals
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Turn Signal On Chime
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Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer
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Flash-To-Pass Feature
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Windshield Wipers
100
Windshield Washer
100
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
101
Setting Cruise Control
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Resuming a Set Speed
102
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
103
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
103
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
103
Using Cruise Control on Hills
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Ending Cruise Control
103
Erasing Speed Memory
103
Exterior Lamps
104
Automatic Headlamp System
104
Lamps On Reminder
105
Daytime Running Lamps (If Equipped)
105
Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
106
Interior Lamps
107
Brightness Control
107
Illuminated Entry
107
Exit Lighting
107
Front Map Lamps (If Equipped)
107
Dome Lamps
107
Battery Run-Down Protection
108
Mirrors
108
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
108
Outside Manual Adjust Mirror
108
Power Remote Control Mirror
109
Convex Outside Mirror
109
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors (If Equipped)
110
Storage Compartments
110
Glove Box
110
Door Storage
110
Front Storage Area
110
Ashtray and Cigarette Lighter
111
Sun Visors
112
Visor Vanity Mirror
112
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
112
Accessory Power Outlets (If Equipped)
112
Instrument Panel - Your Information System
113
Instrument Panel Cluster
114
Speedometer and Odometer
116
Trip Odometer
116
Tachometer (If Equipped)
116
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
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Safety Belt Reminder Light
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Air Bag Readiness Light
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AIR BAG OFF Light
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Charging System Indicator Light
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Voltmeter Gage
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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
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Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light)
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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
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Check Gages Light
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Fuel Gage
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Low Fuel Light
129
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Fan Control
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Temperature Knob
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Mode Knob
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Optional Climate Control System
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Fan Control
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Temperature Knob
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Mode Knob
132
Air Conditioning (If Equipped)
133
Heating
133
Defogging and Defrosting
134
Ventilation System
134
Ventilation Tips
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Audio Systems
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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
140
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 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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Remote Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
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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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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
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Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
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Defensive Driving
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Drunken Driving
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Control of a Vehicle
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Braking
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
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Using Anti- Lock
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Braking in Emergencies
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Steering
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Power Steering
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Steering Tips
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Driving on Curves
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Steering in Emergencies
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Off-Road Recovery
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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
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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
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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
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If You re Caught in a Blizzard
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Recreational Vehicle Towing
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Loading Your Vehicle
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Payload
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2-Tiered Loading
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Add-On Equipment
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Truck-Camper Loading Information
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Trailer Recommendations
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Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
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Towing a Trailer
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If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer Tongue
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Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
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Hitches
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Safety Chains
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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
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Maintenance When Trailer Towing
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Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
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Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
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Towing Your Vehicle
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Engine Overheating
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If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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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
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Engine Fan Noise
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If a Tire Goes Flat
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Changing a Flat Tire
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Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
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Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
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Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
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Compact Spare Tire (If Equipped)
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If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
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Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
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Using the Recovery Hooks
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Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
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Service
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Doing Your Own Service Work
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Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
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Fuel (Gasoline)
245
Fuel E-85 (85% Ethanol)
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Fuels in Foreign Countries
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Filling Your Tank
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Filling a Portable Fuel Container
251
Checking Things Under the Hood
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Engine Oil
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Checking Engine Oil
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When to Add Engine Oil
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What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
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Remote Oil Filter (Four- Wheel Drive)
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What to Do with Used Oil
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Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
260
Automatic Transmission Fluid
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Checking Transmission Fluid Cold
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Checking the Fluid Level
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How to Add Fluid
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Manual Transmission Fluid
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When to Check
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How to Check
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How to Add Fluid
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Hydraulic Clutch
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When to Check and What to Use
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How to Check and Add Fluid
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Rear Axle
266
When to Check and Change Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant
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What to Use
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When to Check Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant
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What to Use
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Engine Coolant
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What to Use
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Checking Coolant
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Adding Coolant
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Radiator Pressure Cap
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Power Steering Fluid
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When to Check Power Steering Fluid
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How to Check Power Steering Fluid
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What to Use
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Windshield Washer Fluid
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What to Use
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Adding Washer Fluid
273
Brakes
274
Brake Fluid
274
Checking Brake Fluid
275
What to Add
276
Brake Wear
276
Brake Pedal Travel
277
Brake Adjustment
277
Replacing Brake System Parts
278
Battery
278
Vehicle Storage
278
Bulb Replacement
279
Halogen Bulbs
279
Headlamps
279
One-Piece Composite Headlamp System
279
Two- Piece Composite Headlamp System
280
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
281
Two-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
282
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
283
Taillamps
284
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
285
When to Check
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When It s Time for New Tires
290
Treadwear
292
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
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Temperature -- A, B, C
293
Used Replacement Wheels
294
Tire Chains
294
Appearance Care
295
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
296
Cleaning of Fabric and Carpet
296
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
296
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
297
Cleaning Vinyl
297
Cleaning Leather
297
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
298
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
298
Care of Safety Belts
298
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
298
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield/ Backglass and Wiper Blades
298
Weatherstrips
299
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
299
Washing Your Vehicle
299
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
299
Finish Care
299
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
300
Cleaning Tires
300
Sheet Metal Damage
301
Finish Damage
301
Underbody Maintenance
301
Chemical Paint Spotting
301
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
302
Engine Identification
303
Service Parts Identification Label
303
Electrical System
304
Add-On Electrical Equipment
304
Headlamps
304
Windshield Wipers
304
Power Windows and Other Power Options
304
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
304
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
305
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
307
Replacement Bulbs
309
Capacities and Specifications
309
Wheels and Tires
310
Capacities (Approximate)
310
Cooling System Capacity*
310
Crankcase Capacity*
310
Automatic Transmission Capacity*
310
Differential Fluid
310
Fuel Tank Capacity
310
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
311
Vehicle Dimensions*
312
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
313
Introduction
314
Your Vehicle and the Environment
314
Maintenance Requirements
314
How This Section is Organized
315
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
316
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
316
Selecting the Right Schedule
316
Short Trip/City Definition
317
Short Trip/City Intervals
317
Long Trip/Highway Definition
318
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
319
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
320
Footnotes
320
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
342
Footnotes
342
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
354
At Each Fuel Fill
354
Engine Oil Level Check
354
Engine Coolant Level Check
354
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
354
At Least Once a Month
354
Tire Inflation Check
354
Cassette Deck Service
354
At Least Twice a Year
355
Restraint System Check
355
Wiper Blade Check
355
Spare Tire Check
355
Weatherstrip Lubrication
355
Manual Transmission Check
355
Automatic Transmission Check
356
Tailgate Lubrication Service
356
At Least Once a Year
356
Key Lock Cylinders Service
356
Body Lubrication Service
356
Starter Switch Check
357
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
357
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
358
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
358
Underbody Flushing Service
358
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
359
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
359
Exhaust System Inspection
359
Engine Cooling System Inspection
359
Throttle System Inspection
360
Drive Axle Service
360
Transfer Case (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
360
Brake System Inspection
360
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
361
Part E: Maintenance Record
364
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
369
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
370
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
372
Customer Assistance Offices
372
United States
372
Canada
373
All Overseas Locations
373
Caribbean Numbers
373
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
373
Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program
374
Canadian Roadside Assistance
375
Courtesy Transportation
376
Plan Ahead When Possible
376
Transportation Options
376
Shuttle Service
376
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
376
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
377
Additional Program Information
377
Warranty Information
377
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
378
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
378
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
379
Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
379

FAQ about the 2000 Chevrolet S10 Manual

What contains the 2000 S10 manual?

The Chevrolet S10 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet S10. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet S10 2000 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet S10, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet S10 owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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