2001 Chevrolet Blazer Owner's Manual

2001 Chevrolet Blazer owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Blazer
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
3.13 MB

Table of Contents

2001 Chevy Blazer
1
24-hour Roadside Assistance
2
Copyright General Motors Corp. 2000
3
Table of Contents:
4
1. Seats and Restraint System
4
2. Features and Controls
4
3. Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
5
4. Your Driving and the Road
5
5. Problems on the Road
5
6. Service and Appearance Care
6
7. Maintenance Schedule
6
8. Customer Assistance Information
7
For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
8
About Driving Your Vehicle
9
How to Use this Manual
9
Safety Warnings and Symbols
9
Vehicle Damage Warnings
10
Vehicle Symbols
11
Service Station Guide
12
Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
13
Seats and Seat Controls
14
Manual Front Seat
14
Manual Lumbar Support (If Equipped)
15
Power Seats (If Equipped)
15
Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
16
Memory Seat (If Equipped)
16
Heated Front Seats (If Equipped)
17
Reclining Front Seatbacks
18
Head Restraints
19
Seatback Latches
20
Easy Entry Seat (2-Door Models)
20
Rear Seats
21
Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
22
Why Safety Belts Work
23
Here Are Questions Many People Ask -- and the Answers
26
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
27
Adults
27
Driver Position
28
Lap-Shoulder Belt
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Right Front Passenger Position
35
Air Bag System
35
How the Air Bag System Works
37
Where are the air bags?
37
When should an air bag inflate?
38
What makes an air bag inflate?
39
How does an air bag restrain?
39
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
39
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
40
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag- Equipped Vehicle
41
Center Front Passenger Position (4- Door Models with Front Bench Seat)
41
Lap Belt
41
Rear Seat Passengers
43
Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
43
Lap-Shoulder Belt
43
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults (4- Door Models)
46
Center Rear Passenger Position (4- Door Models)
49
Lap Belt
49
Children
50
Infants and Young Children
50
Restraint Systems for Children
54
Where to Put the Restraint
57
Top Strap
58
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
Older Children
65
Safety Belt Extender
68
Checking Your Restraint Systems
68
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
68
Section 2 Features and Controls
69
Windows
70
Express-Down Window
72
Lockout Switch
72
Swing-Out Windows (2-Door Only)
72
Keys
73
Door Locks
75
Power Door Locks (If Equipped)
76
Programmable Automatic Door Locks (If Equipped)
76
Rear Door Security Lock (If Equipped)
78
Lockout Prevention
78
Leaving Your Vehicle
78
Remote Panic Alarm
80
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
80
Battery Replacement
80
Resynchronization
81
Endgate/Liftgate
82
Endgate Release
82
Liftgate Release
83
Remote Rear Glass Release
84
Emergency Release for Opening Endgate/ Liftgate
85
Endgate-Mounted Spare
85
Theft
86
Key in the Ignition
86
Parking at Night
86
Parking Lots
86
Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
87
Testing the Alarm
88
Passlock
88
New Vehicle Break-In
89
Ignition Positions
89
Key Release Button
91
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
91
Starting Your Engine
91
Automatic Transmission
91
Manual Transmission
92
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
93
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
93
Automatic Transmission Operation
94
Tow/Haul Selector Switch (If Equipped)
97
Manual Transmission Operation
97
5-Speed
97
Shift Light (If Equipped)
98
Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
99
Electronic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
100
Shifting from 2HI to 4HI
100
Shifting from 4HI to 2HI
100
Shifting from 2HI or 4HI to 4LO
100
Shifting from 4LO to 4HI or 2HI
101
Automatic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
102
Shifting to 4HI or AUTO 4WD
103
Shifting to 2HI
104
Shifting to 4LO
104
Shifting Out of 4LO
104
Shifting to NEUTRAL Shifting Out of NEUTRAL
105
Parking Brake
106
Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
107
Column Shift Lever
107
Console Shift Lever
108
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running (Automatic Transmission Only)
110
Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission)
110
Shifting Out of PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
111
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Models Only)
111
Parking Over Things That Burn
112
Engine Exhaust
112
Running Your Engine While You re Parked (Automatic Transmission)
113
Locking Rear Axle
114
Horn
114
Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
114
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
115
Turn and Lane Change Signals
115
Turn Signal On Chime
116
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
116
Flash-to-Pass
116
Windshield Wipers
117
Windshield Washer
117
Rear Window Washer/Wiper
118
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
118
Setting Cruise Control
119
Resuming a Set Speed
119
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
120
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
120
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
120
Using Cruise Control on Hills
120
Ending Cruise Control
120
Erasing Speed Memory
120
Exterior Lamps
121
Automatic Headlamp System
121
Lamps On Reminder
122
Daytime Running Lamps
122
Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
123
Interior Lamps
124
Brightness Control
124
Illuminated Entry
124
Exit Lighting
124
Front Reading Lamps (If Equipped)
124
Front Map Lamps (If Equipped)
125
Dome Lamps
125
Battery Run-Down Protection
125
Mirrors
126
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
126
Electrochromic Day/Night Inside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
126
Time Delay
127
Cleaning the Photocells
127
Electrochromic Day/Night Inside Rearview Mirror with OnStar (If Equipped)
127
Outside Manual Adjust Mirror
128
Power Remote Control Mirrors (If Equipped)
128
Convex Outside Mirror
128
Electrochromic Outside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
128
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors (If Equipped)
129
Power Folding Mirrors (If Equipped)
129
Storage Compartments
129
Glove Box
129
Overhead Console (If Equipped)
130
Reading Lamps
130
Installing a Garage Door Opener
131
Temperature and Compass Display
132
Driver Information System (If Equipped)
134
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
136
Door Storage
136
Front Storage Area (If Equipped)
136
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
137
Cargo Cover (If Equipped)
138
Cargo Tie Downs
138
Rear Convenience System (If Equipped)
138
Luggage Carrier (Option)
140
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
142
Sun Visors
142
Visor Vanity Mirror
142
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
142
Accessory Inflator (If Equipped)
143
Accessory Power Outlets
144
OnStar System (If Equipped)
145
Safety and Security Services
146
Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services)
147
OnStar System Limitations
147
Sunroof (If Equipped)
148
HomeLink Transmitter (If Equipped)
148
Programming the Transmitter
149
Operating the Transmitter
150
Training a Garage Door Opener with a Rolling Code Feature (If Equipped)
151
Erasing Channels
151
Accessories
151
The Instrument Panel--Your Information System
152
Instrument Panel Cluster
154
Speedometer and Odometer
156
Trip Odometer
156
Tachometer (If Equipped)
156
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
157
Safety Belt Reminder Light
157
Air Bag Readiness Light
158
Charging System Indicator Light
159
Voltmeter Gage
159
Shift Light
160
Brake System Warning Light
160
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
161
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
162
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
162
If the Light Is Flashing
163
If the Light Is On Steady
164
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
165
Oil Pressure Gage
165
Security Light
166
Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light (If Equipped)
166
Tow/Haul Mode Light (If Equipped)
167
Check Gages Light
167
Gate Ajar Light
167
Fuel Gage
167
Low Fuel Light
168
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
169
Comfort Controls
170
Standard Climate Control System
170
Fan Knob
170
Temperature Knob
170
Mode Knob
170
Electronic Climate Control System (If Equipped)
171
Fan Knob
171
Temperature Knob
172
Mode Knob - Automatic Operation
172
Mode Knob - Manual Operation
173
Air Conditioning
175
Heating
175
Defogging and Defrosting
175
Rear Window Defogger (If Equipped)
176
Ventilation System
177
Ventilation Tips
177
Audio Systems
178
Setting the Clock for Systems with SET Button
178
Setting the Clock for Systems with HR and MN Buttons
178
AM-FM Stereo
179
Playing the Radio
179
Finding a Station
179
Setting the Tone
180
Adjusting the Speakers
180
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
181
Playing the Radio
181
Finding a Station
181
Setting the Tone
182
Adjusting the Speakers
182
Playing a Cassette Tape
182
CD Adapter Kits
183
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
183
Playing the Radio
183
Finding a Station
184
Setting the Tone
185
Adjusting the Speakers
186
Playing a Cassette Tape
186
CD Adapter Kits
188
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (Bose) (If Equipped)
188
Playing the Radio
188
Finding a Station
189
Setting the Tone
190
Adjusting the Speakers
190
Playing a Cassette Tape
191
CD Adapter Kits
192
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
193
Playing the Radio
193
Finding a Station
193
Setting the Tone
194
Adjusting the Speakers
195
Playing a Compact Disc
195
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (Bose) (If Equipped)
197
Playing the Radio
197
Finding a Station
198
Setting the Tone
199
Adjusting the Speakers
199
Playing a Compact Disc
199
Remote Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
201
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (If Equipped)
202
Console-Mounted CD Changer (If Equipped)
206
Compact Disc Changer Errors
209
Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped)
210
Activating the Theft- Deterrent Feature
210
Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
211
Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
211
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
212
Understanding Radio Reception
213
AM
213
FM Stereo
213
Tips About Your Audio System
213
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
214
Care of Your Compact Discs
216
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
216
Fixed Mast Antenna
216
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
217
Your Driving, the Road and Your Vehicle
218
Driver Behavior
218
Driving Environment
219
Vehicle Design
219
Defensive Driving
219
Drunken Driving
220
Control of a Vehicle
223
Braking
223
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
224
Using Anti- Lock
226
Braking in Emergencies
226
Steering
226
Power Steering
226
Steering Tips
226
Driving on Curves
226
Steering in Emergencies
227
Off-Road Recovery
228
Passing
229
Loss of Control
230
Skidding
230
Off-Road Driving with Your Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicle
231
Before You Go Off-Roading
232
Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
232
Environmental Concerns
233
Traveling to Remote Areas
233
Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
233
Scanning the Terrain
234
Driving on Off-Road Hills
235
Approaching a Hill
235
Driving Uphill
236
Driving Downhill
239
Driving Across an Incline
241
Stalling on an Incline
242
Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
243
Driving in Water
243
After Off-Road Driving
244
Driving at Night
245
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
246
Hydroplaning
247
Driving Through Deep Standing Water
248
Driving Through Flowing Water
248
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
248
City Driving
249
Freeway Driving
250
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
251
Highway Hypnosis
252
Hill and Mountain Roads
252
Winter Driving
254
Driving on Snow or Ice
254
If You re Caught in a Blizzard
256
Recreational Vehicle Towing
257
Two-Wheel Drive Vehicles and Vehicles with the Electronic Shift Transfer Case
258
Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicles (Automatic Transfer Case)
258
Loading Your Vehicle
259
Payload
261
Electronic Level Control (If Equipped)
261
Add-On Equipment
262
Towing a Trailer
262
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
264
Tow/Haul Mode (V6 Engine, Automatic Transmission Equipped Models) (If Equipped)
265
Weight of the Trailer
266
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
267
Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
268
Hitches
268
Safety Chains
268
Trailer Brakes
268
Driving with a Trailer
269
Following Distance
270
Passing
270
Backing Up
270
Making Turns
270
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
271
Driving On Grades
271
Parking on Hills
272
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
273
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
273
Trailer Wiring Harness
274
Section 5 Problems on the Road
275
Hazard Warning Flashers
276
Other Warning Devices
277
Jump Starting
277
Towing Your Vehicle
282
Engine Overheating
282
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
282
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
283
Cooling System
284
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank
286
How to Add Coolant to the Radiator
288
Engine Fan Noise
291
If a Tire Goes Flat
291
Changing a Flat Tire
292
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
293
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
297
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
301
Compact Spare Tire (If Equipped)
304
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
305
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
306
Using the Recovery Hooks
306
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
308
Service
309
Doing Your Own Service Work
309
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
310
Fuel
310
Fuels in Foreign Countries
312
Filling Your Tank
313
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
315
Checking Things Under the Hood
315
Hood Release
316
Engine Compartment Overview
317
Engine Oil
318
Checking Engine Oil
318
When to Add Engine Oil
319
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
319
Engine Oil Additives
321
When to Change Engine Oil
321
Remote Oil Filter (Four-Wheel Drive)
322
What to Do with Used Oil
322
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
323
Automatic Transmission Fluid
324
When to Check and Change
324
How to Check
324
Checking the Fluid Level
325
How to Add Fluid
326
Manual Transmission Fluid
327
When to Check
327
How to Check
327
How to Add Fluid
328
Hydraulic Clutch
328
When to Check and What to Use
328
How to Check and Add Fluid
328
Rear Axle
329
When to Check and Change Lubricant
329
How to Check Lubricant
329
What to Use
329
Four-Wheel Drive
329
Transfer Case
329
When to Check Lubricant
329
How to Check Lubricant
330
What to Use
330
Front Axle
330
When to Check and Change Lubricant
330
How to Check Lubricant
330
What to Use
331
Engine Coolant
331
What to Use
332
Checking Coolant
333
Adding Coolant
333
Radiator Pressure Cap
334
Power Steering Fluid
335
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
335
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
335
What to Use
335
Windshield Washer Fluid
335
What to Use
335
Adding Washer Fluid
336
Brakes
337
Brake Fluid
337
Checking Brake Fluid
338
What to Add
338
Brake Wear
339
Brake Pedal Travel
340
Brake Adjustment
340
Replacing Brake System Parts
340
Battery
341
Vehicle Storage
341
Bulb Replacement
342
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
342
Halogen Bulbs
342
Headlamps
343
One-Piece Composite Headlamp System
343
Two-Piece Composite Headlamp System
344
Composite High-Beam Headlamp System (Vehicles with High Intensity Discharge Lighting Only)
345
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
346
Two-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
347
Taillamps
348
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
349
Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement
351
Tires
351
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
352
When to Check
352
How to Check
352
Tire Inspection and Rotation
353
When It s Time for New Tires
354
Buying New Tires
355
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
356
Treadwear
356
Traction --- AA, A, B, C
356
Temperature -- A, B, C
357
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
357
Wheel Replacement
357
Used Replacement Wheels
358
Tire Chains
359
Appearance Care
360
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
360
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
360
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
361
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
361
Cleaning Vinyl
362
Cleaning Leather
362
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
362
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
362
Cleaning Wood Panels
362
Care of Safety Belts
363
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
363
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
364
Weatherstrips
364
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
364
Washing Your Vehicle
364
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
365
Finish Care
365
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
366
Cleaning Tires
366
Sheet Metal Damage
366
Finish Damage
367
Underbody Maintenance
367
Chemical Paint Spotting
367
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
368
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
369
Engine Identification
369
Service Parts Identification Label
369
Electrical System
370
Add-On Electrical Equipment
370
Headlamps
370
Windshield Wipers
370
Power Windows and Other Power Options
370
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
370
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
371
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
373
Engine Compartment Fuse Block (Vehicles with HID Headlamps)
376
Replacement Bulbs
379
Capacities and Specifications
379
Wheels and Tires
379
Capacities
380
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
380
Vehicle Dimensions*
381
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
382
Introduction
383
Your Vehicle and the Environment
383
Maintenance Requirements
383
How This Section is Organized
384
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
385
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
385
Selecting the Right Schedule
385
Short Trip/City Definition
386
Short Trip/City Intervals
386
Long Trip/Highway Definition
387
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
388
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
389
Footnotes
389
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
411
Footnotes
411
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
423
At Each Fuel Fill
423
Engine Oil Level Check
423
Engine Coolant Level Check
423
Tire Inflation Check
423
Cassette Deck Service
423
At Least Twice a Year
424
Restraint System Check
424
Wiper Blade Check
424
Spare Tire Check
424
Weatherstrip Lubrication
424
Manual Transmission Check
425
Automatic Transmission Check
425
Hydraulic Clutch System Check
425
At Least Once a Year
425
Key Lock Cylinders Service
425
Body Lubrication Service
425
Starter Switch Check
426
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
426
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
427
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
427
Underbody Flushing Service
427
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
428
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
428
Exhaust System Inspection
428
Engine Cooling System Inspection
429
Throttle System Inspection
429
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
429
Brake System Inspection
429
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
430
Part E: Maintenance Record
433
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
436
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
437
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
439
Customer Assistance Offices
439
United States
439
Canada
440
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
440
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
440
Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program
441
Canadian Roadside Assistance
442
Courtesy Transportation
443
Plan Ahead When Possible
443
Transportation Options
443
Shuttle Service
443
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
443
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
444
Additional Program Information
444
Warranty Information
444
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
445
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
445
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
446

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