2001 Chevrolet S10 Owner's Manual

2001 Chevrolet S10 owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
S10
Rating:
(7)

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2.85 MB

Table of Contents

2001 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 2000
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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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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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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 (Regular or Extended Cab Only)
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Easy Entry Seat (Extended Cab Models)
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Jump Seat (Extended Cab Models)
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Rear Seat (Crew Cab)
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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 (Regular Cab and Extended Cab Models)
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
42
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag- Equipped Vehicle
43
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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Rear Seat Passengers
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Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions (Crew Cab)
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Lap-Shoulder Belt (Crew Cab)
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Children
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Infants and Young Children
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Restraint Systems for Children
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Where to Put the Restraint (Regular Cab and Extended Cab Pickup)
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Where to Put the Restraint (Crew Cab Pickup)
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Top Strap
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Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position (Crew Cab Models)
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position (Regular Cab & Extended Cab Models) and in the Center Rear Seat Position (Crew Cab Models)
62
Jump Seats (Extended Cab)
63
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
63
Older Children
68
Safety Belt Extender
71
Checking Your Restraint Systems
71
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
71
Section 2 Features and Controls
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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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Lockout Switch (Crew Cab)
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Swing-Out Windows (Extended Cab)
75
Sliding Rear Window (If Equipped)
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Keys
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Door Locks
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Power Door Locks (If Equipped)
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Programmable Automatic Door Locks (If Equipped)
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Rear Door Security Lock (If Equipped)
81
Lockout Prevention
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Leaving Your Vehicle
81
Remote Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
81
Operation
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Remote Panic Alarm
82
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
83
Battery Replacement
83
Resynchronization
84
Third Door (Extended Cab) (If Equipped)
85
Tailgate
85
Theft
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Key in the Ignition
86
Parking at Night
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Parking Lots
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Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
87
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 (RAP)
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Starting Your Engine
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Automatic Transmission
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Manual Transmission
92
Starting Your VORTEC 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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Shift Speeds
100
Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
100
Electronic Transfer Case
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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
102
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)
105
Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission)
106
Shifting Out of PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only)
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Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Only) Parking Over Things That Burn
107
Engine Exhaust Running Your Engine While You re Parked (Automatic Transmission)
108
Locking Rear Axle
109
Horn
109
Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
109
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
110
Turn and Lane Change Signals
110
Turn Signal On Chime
111
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
111
Flash-To-Pass
111
Windshield Wipers
112
Windshield Washer
112
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
113
Setting Cruise Control
114
Resuming a Set Speed
114
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
115
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
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Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
115
Using Cruise Control on Hills
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Ending Cruise Control
115
Erasing Speed Memory
115
Exterior Lamps
116
Automatic Headlamp System
116
Lamps On Reminder
117
Daytime Running Lamps (If Equipped)
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Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
118
Interior Lamps
119
Brightness Control
119
Illuminated Entry
119
Exit Lighting
119
Front Map Lamps (If Equipped)
119
Dome Lamps
120
Battery Rundown Protection
120
Mirrors
121
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
121
Electrochromic Day/Night Inside Rearview Mirror (If Equipped)
121
Time Delay
122
Cleaning the Photocells
122
Electrochromic Day/Night Inside Rearview Mirror with OnStar (If Equipped)
122
Outside Manual Adjust Mirror
123
Power Remote Control Mirror (If Equipped)
123
Convex Outside Mirror
123
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors (If Equipped)
124
Storage Compartments
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Glove Box
124
Overhead Console (Crew Cab) (If Equipped)
124
Reading Lamps
125
Installing a Garage Door Opener
125
Temperature and Compass Display
127
Driver Information Sustem (If Equipped)
128
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
130
Door Storage
130
Front Storage Area
130
Ashtray and Cigarette Lighter
131
Sun Visors
132
Accessory Power Outlets (If Equipped)
132
OnStar System (If Equipped)
133
Safety and Security Services
134
Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services)
135
OnStar System Limitations
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The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
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Instrument Panel Cluster
137
Speedometer and Odometer
139
Trip Odometer
139
Tachometer (If Equipped)
139
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
140
Safety Belt Reminder Light
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Air Bag Readiness Light
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Air Bag Off Light (If Equipped)
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Charging System Indicator Light
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Voltmeter Gage
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Shift Light
144
Brake System Warning Light
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Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
146
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
146
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
147
If the Light Is Flashing
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If the Light Is On Steady
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Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
149
Oil Pressure Gage
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Security Light
151
Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light
151
Check Gages Light
152
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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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
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Air Conditioning (If Equipped)
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Heating
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Ventilation Tips
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Audio Systems
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Setting the Clock for Systems with SET Button
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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
163
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
212
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
228
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
230
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
250
If a Tire Goes Flat
250
Changing a Flat Tire
251
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
252
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
255
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
259
Compact Spare Tire (If Equipped)
262
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)
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Fuel E-85 (85% Ethanol)
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
272
Filling Your Tank
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Filling a Portable Fuel Container
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Checking Things Under the Hood
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Hood Release
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Engine Compartment Overview
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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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Engine Oil Additives
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When to Change Engine Oil
281
Remote Oil Filter (Four- Wheel Drive)
282
What to Do with Used Oil
282
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
283
Automatic Transmission Fluid
284
When to Check and Change
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How to Check
285
Checking the Fluid Level
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How to Add Fluid
287
Manual Transmission Fluid
288
When to Check
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How to Check
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How to Add Fluid
289
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
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
290
How to Check Lubricant
290
What to Use
290
Four-Wheel Drive
291
Transfer Case
291
When to Check Lubricant
291
How to Check Lubricant
291
What to Use
291
Front Axle
292
When to Check and Change Lubricant
292
How to Check Lubricant
292
What to Use
292
Engine Coolant
292
What to Use
293
Checking Coolant
294
Adding Coolant
295
Radiator Pressure Cap
296
Power Steering Fluid
296
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
296
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
297
What to Use
297
Windshield Washer Fluid
297
What to Use
297
Adding Washer Fluid
297
Brakes
298
Brake Fluid
298
Checking Brake Fluid
299
What to Add
300
Brake Wear
301
Brake Pedal Travel
301
Brake Adjustment
302
Replacing Brake System Parts
302
Battery
302
Vehicle Storage
303
Bulb Replacement
303
Halogen Bulbs
303
Headlamps
304
One-Piece Composite Headlamp System
304
Two-Piece Composite Headlamp System
305
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
306
Two- Piece Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
306
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
307
Taillamps
308
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
309
Tires
311
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
312
When to Check
312
How to Check
312
Tire Inspection and Rotation
313
When It s Time for New Tires
314
Buying New Tires
315
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
316
Treadwear
316
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
316
Temperature -- A, B, C
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
317
Wheel Replacement
317
Used Replacement Wheels
318
Tire Chains
319
Appearance Care
320
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
320
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
320
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
321
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
321
Cleaning Vinyl
322
Cleaning Leather
322
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
322
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
322
Care of Safety Belts
322
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
323
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
323
Weatherstrips
323
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
323
Washing Your Vehicle
323
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
324
Finish Care
324
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
325
Cleaning Tires
325
Sheet Metal Damage
325
Finish Damage
326
Underbody Maintenance
326
Chemical Paint Spotting
326
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
327
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
328
Engine Identification
328
Service Parts Identification Label
328
Electrical System
329
Add-On Electrical Equipment
329
Headlamps
329
Windshield Wipers
329
Power Windows and Other Power Options
329
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
329
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
330
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
332
Replacement Bulbs
334
Capacities and Specifications
335
Engine Specifications
336
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
337
Vehicle Dimensions*
338
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
339
Introduction
340
Your Vehicle and the Environment
340
Maintenance Requirements
340
How This Section is Organized
341
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
342
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
342
Selecting the Right Schedule
342
Scheduled Maintenance
343
Short Trip/City Definition Short Trip/City Intervals
343
Short Trip/City Intervals
344
Long Trip/Highway Definition
344
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
345
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
346
Footnotes
346
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
368
Footnotes
368
Engine Oil Level Check
381
Engine Coolant Level Check
381
Tire Inflation Check
381
Cassette Deck Service
381
At Least Twice a Year
382
Restraint System Check
382
Wiper Blade Check
382
Spare Tire Check
382
Weatherstrip Lubrication
382
Manual Transmission Check
383
Automatic Transmission Check
383
Hydraulic Clutch System Check
383
At Least Four Times a Year
383
Tailgate Lubrication Service
383
At Least Once a Year
383
Key Lock Cylinders Service
383
Body Lubrication Service
383
Starter Switch Check
384
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
384
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
385
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
385
Underbody Flushing Service
385
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
386
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
386
Exhaust System Inspection
386
Engine Cooling System Inspection
386
Throttle System Inspection
386
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
387
Brake System Inspection
387
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
388
Part E: Maintenance Record
391
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
395
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
396
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Customer Assistance Offices
398
United States
398
Canada
399
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
399
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
399
Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program
400
Canadian Roadside Assistance
401
Courtesy Transportation
402
Plan Ahead When Possible
402
Transportation Options
402
Shuttle Service
402
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
402
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
403
Additional Program Information
403
Warranty Information
403
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
404
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
404
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
405

FAQ about the 2001 Chevrolet S10 Manual

What contains the 2001 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 2001 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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