2001 Chevrolet Tracker Owner's Manual

2001 Chevrolet Tracker owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Tracker
Rating:
(5)

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Size:
2.9 MB

Table of Contents

- 2001 Chevrolet Tracker 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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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
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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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Reclining Front Seatbacks
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Head Restraints
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Easy Entry Seats (2-Door)
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Rear Seats
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Folding the Rear Seatback
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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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Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
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Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
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Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
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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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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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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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Center Passenger Position (4- Door Models)
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Lap Belt
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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
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Top Strap
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Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position (4- Door Models)
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
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Older Children
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Safety Belt Extender
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Checking Your Restraint Systems
66
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
66
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
69
Lock- Out Switch
69
Keys
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Door Locks
72
Power Door Locks (If Equipped)
73
Rear Door Security Locks (4-Door Models)
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To Use One of These Locks
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To Open a Rear Door With the Security Lock
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To Cancel the Rear Door Lock
75
Leaving Your Vehicle
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Remote Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
75
Operation
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Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
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Battery Replacement
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Resynchronization
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Tailgate
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Tailgate Lock Release
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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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New Vehicle Break-In
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Ignition Positions
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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 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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Overdrive-Off Switch (If Equipped)
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Power Mode Selector Switch
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Manual Transmission Operation
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5-Speed
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Shift Speeds
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Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
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Transfer Case
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Shifting Into or Out of FOUR- WHEEL LOW (4L)
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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 Models 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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Horn
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Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
100
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
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Turn Signal and Lane Change Indicator
101
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
102
Flash-to-Pass
102
Windshield Wipers
102
Windshield Washer
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Rear Window Wiper/Washer (If Equipped)
104
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
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Setting Cruise Control
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Resuming a Set Speed
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Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
106
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
106
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
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Using Cruise Control on Hills
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Getting Out of Cruise Control
106
Erasing Speed Memory
106
Exterior Lamps
107
Parking Lamps
107
Headlamps
107
Daytime Running Lamps
107
Automatic Light Control (ALC)
108
Lamps On Reminder
108
Interior Lamps
109
Instrument Panel Brightness Control
109
Dome Lamp
109
Battery Rundown Protection
109
Mirrors
110
Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
110
Outside Manual Adjust Mirrors
110
Power Remote Control Mirrors (If Equipped)
110
Convex Outside Mirror
111
Storage Compartments
111
Glove Box
111
Door Storage
111
Coinholder
111
Cupholder
111
Convenience Net (If Equipped)
112
Luggage Compartment Cover (If Equipped)
112
Lockable Storage Compartment and Cargo Cover (Option)
113
Luggage Carrier (Option)
114
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
118
Sun Visors
118
Accessory Power Outlet
119
Convertible Top (If Equipped)
120
Opening and Closing Your Sunroof
121
Removing and Installing Your Rear Window
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Removing and Installing the Side Window
123
Lowering and Raising the Canvas Top
126
The Instrument Panel Your Information System
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Instrument Panel Cluster
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Speedometer and Odometer
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Trip Odometer
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Tachometer
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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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Charging System Light
134
Brake System Warning Light
134
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light (Option)
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Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
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Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light)
137
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 Light
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Four-Wheel-Drive Light (If Equipped)
142
Power Indicator Light (If Equipped)
142
Overdrive Off Light (If Equipped)
142
Fuel Gage
143
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Comfort Controls
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Climate Control System
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Airflow Lever
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Fan Lever
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Temperature Lever
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Air Intake Lever
146
Air Conditioner Controls
146
Heating
147
Defogging and Defrosting
147
Rear Window Defogger (If Equipped)
147
Ventilation System
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Ventilation Tips
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Audio Systems
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Setting the Clock
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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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Radio Calibration
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
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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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Radio Calibration
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AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
157
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
160
Radio Calibration
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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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Antenna
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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
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Vehicle Design
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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 (Option)
172
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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Towing Your Vehicle from the Rear
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Towing Your Vehicle from the Front (Four- Wheel- Drive Only)
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Loading Your Vehicle
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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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If a Tire Goes Flat
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Changing a Flat Tire
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Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
239
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
242
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
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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
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Fuels in Foreign Countries
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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
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What to Do with Used Oil
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Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
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Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Replacement
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Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped)
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Automatic Transmission Fluid
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When to Check and Change
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How to Check
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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 and Change
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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
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
281
How to Check Lubricant
281
What to Use
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Four-Wheel Drive
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Transfer Case
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
282
How to Check Lubricant
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What to Use
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Front Axle
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
283
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
287
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
288
Brakes
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Brake Fluid
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Checking Brake Fluid
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What to Add
291
Brake Wear
292
Brake Pedal Travel
293
Brake Adjustment
293
Replacing Brake System Parts
293
Battery
293
Vehicle Storage
293
Bulb Replacement
294
Halogen Bulbs
294
Headlamps
294
Front Parking and Turn Signal Lamps
296
Sidemarker Lamps
296
Rear Combination Lamps
297
Dome Lamp
298
Tires
298
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
299
When to Check
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How to Check
299
Tire Inspection and Rotation
300
When It s Time for New Tires
301
Buying New Tires
302
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
303
Treadwear
303
Traction AA, A, B, C
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Temperature A, B, C
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Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
304
Wheel Replacement
304
Used Replacement Wheels
305
Tire Chains
306
Appearance Care
306
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
307
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
307
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
307
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems
308
Cleaning Vinyl
308
Cleaning Leather
308
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
309
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
309
Care of Safety Belts
309
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
309
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
309
Weatherstrips
310
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
310
Washing Your Vehicle
310
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
311
Finish Care
311
Special Care for Canvas Top and Plastic Windows
312
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels (If Equipped)
313
Cleaning Tires
313
Sheet Metal Damage
313
Finish Damage
314
Underbody Maintenance
314
Chemical Paint Spotting
314
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
315
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
316
Engine Identification
316
Service Parts Identification Label
316
Electrical System
317
Add-On Electrical Equipment
317
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
317
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
318
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
319
Replacement Bulbs
320
Capacities and Specifications
321
1.6L Engine Specifications
322
2.0L Engine Specifications
322
2.5L Engine Specifications
322
Wheel and Tires
322
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
323
Vehicle Dimensions
324
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
325
Introduction
326
Your Vehicle and the Environment
326
Maintenance Requirements
326
How This Section is Organized
327
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
328
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
328
Selecting the Right Schedule
328
Short Trip/City Definition
329
Short Trip/City Intervals
330
Long Trip/Highway Definition
331
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
332
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
333
Footnotes
333
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenence
354
Footnotes
354
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
368
At Each Fuel Fill
368
Engine Oil Level Check
368
Engine Coolant Level Check
368
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
368
Hood Latch Operation Check
368
At Least Once a Month
368
Tire Inflation Check
368
Cassette Deck Service
368
At Least Twice a Year
369
Restraint System Check
369
Wiper Blade Check
369
Weatherstrip Lubrication
369
Fluid Level Check
369
At Least Once a Year
369
Key Lock Cylinders Service
369
Body Lubrication Service
369
Starter Switch Check
370
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
370
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
371
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
371
Underbody Flushing Service
371
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
372
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
372
Exhaust System Inspection
372
Engine Cooling System Inspection
372
Throttle System Inspection
372
Rear Axle (All) and Front Axle (Four- Wheel Drive) Service
373
Brake System Inspection
373
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
374
Part E: Maintenance Record
377
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
379
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
380
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
382
Customer Assistance Offices
382
United States
382
Canada
383
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
383
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
383
Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program
384
Canadian Roadside Assistance
385
Courtesy Transportation
386
Plan Ahead When Possible
386
Transportation Options
386
Shuttle Service
386
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
386
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
387
Additional Program Information
387
Warranty Information
387
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
388
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
388
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
389

FAQ about the 2001 Chevrolet Tracker Manual

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The Chevrolet Tracker owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Tracker. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Tracker 2001 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Tracker
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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