2003 Chevrolet Tracker Owner's Manual

2003 Chevrolet Tracker owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Tracker
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
17.15 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Easy Entry Seat
12
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
Safety Belts
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
21
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
23
Driver Position
23
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Center Passenger Position
32
Rear Seat Passengers
33
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Top Strap
46
Top Strap Anchor Location
48
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
49
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
51
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
51
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
53
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
55
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
58
Where Are the Air Bags?
60
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
62
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
62
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
63
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Restraint System Check
66
Checking Your Restraint Systems
66
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
66
Features and Controls
68
Keys
69
Remote Keyless Entry System
70
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
71
Doors and Locks
74
Door Locks
74
Power Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
76
Leaving Your Vehicle
76
Tailgate
77
Windows
78
Manual Windows
78
Power Windows
79
Sun Visors
80
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
81
New Vehicle Break-In
81
Ignition Positions
81
Starting Your Engine
83
Engine Coolant Heater
84
Automatic Transmission Operation
85
Manual Transmission Operation
89
Four-wheel Drive
91
Parking Brake
93
Shifting Into Park (P)
93
Shifting Out of Park (P)
95
Parking Your Vehicle
96
Parking Over Things That Burn
96
Engine Exhaust
97
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
97
Mirrors
99
Manual Rearview Mirror
99
Outside Manual Mirrors
99
Outside Power Mirrors
99
Outside Convex Mirror
100
Storage Areas
101
Glove Box
101
Cupholder(s)
101
Coinholder(s)
101
Luggage Carrier
101
Convenience Net
103
Cargo Cover
103
Sunroof
104
Opening and Closing the Sunroof
104
Convertible Top
106
Removing and Installing the Rear Window
106
Removing and Installing the Side Window
107
Lowering and Raising the Canvas Top
109
Instrument Panel
112
Instrument Panel Overview
113
Hazard Warning Flashers
115
Other Warning Devices
115
Horn
115
Tilt Wheel
116
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
116
Exterior Lamps
123
Interior Lamps
125
Accessory Power Outlets
127
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
128
Climate Controls
129
Climate Control System
129
Outlet Adjustment
132
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
133
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
136
Instrument Panel Cluster
137
Speedometer and Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Safety Belt Reminder Light
138
Air Bag Readiness Light
139
Charging System Light
140
Brake System Warning Light
140
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
141
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
142
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
143
Oil Pressure Light
146
Overdrive Off Light
146
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
147
Power Indicator Light
147
Fuel Gage
147
Audio System(s)
148
Setting the Time
148
Radio with CD
149
Understanding Radio Reception
153
Care of Your CDs
153
Care of Your CD Player
153
Fixed Mast Antenna
153
Driving Your Vehicle
154
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
155
Driver Behavior
155
Driving Environment
155
Vehicle Design
155
Defensive Driving
156
Drunken Driving
156
Control of a Vehicle
159
Braking
160
Steering
163
Off-Road Recovery
165
Passing
165
Loss of Control
167
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
168
Driving at Night
181
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
182
City Driving
185
Freeway Driving
186
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
187
Highway Hypnosis
188
Hill and Mountain Roads
188
Winter Driving
190
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
194
Towing
197
Towing Your Vehicle
197
Recreational Vehicle Towing
197
Loading Your Vehicle
200
Towing a Trailer
202
Service and Appearance Care
210
Service
212
Doing Your Own Service Work
213
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
213
Fuel
214
Gasoline Octane
214
Gasoline Specifications
214
California Fuel
215
Additives
215
Fuels in Foreign Countries
215
Filling Your Tank
216
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
218
Checking Things Under the Hood
219
Hood Release
219
Engine Compartment Overview
221
Engine Oil
224
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
230
Automatic Transmission Fluid
232
Manual Transmission Fluid
235
Hydraulic Clutch
236
Engine Coolant
237
Radiator Pressure Cap
239
Engine Overheating
240
Cooling System
242
Power Steering Fluid
248
Windshield Washer Fluid
249
Brakes
250
Battery
253
Jump Starting
254
Rear Axle
260
Four-wheel Drive
261
Bulb Replacement
263
Halogen Bulbs
263
Headlamps
263
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
265
Sidemarker Lamps
265
Rear Combination Lamps
266
Replacement Bulbs
267
Tires
268
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
269
Tire Inspection and Rotation
269
When It Is Time for New Tires
271
Buying New Tires
271
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
272
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
273
Wheel Replacement
273
Tire Chains
274
If a Tire Goes Flat
275
Changing a Flat Tire
275
Appearance Care
287
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
287
Care of Safety Belts
290
Weatherstrips
290
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
290
Sheet Metal Damage
293
Finish Damage
293
Underbody Maintenance
294
Chemical Paint Spotting
294
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
294
Vehicle Identification
296
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
296
Service Parts Identification Label
296
Electrical System
297
Add-on Electrical Equipment
297
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
297
Capacities and Specifications
301
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
304
Maintenance Schedule
306
Introduction
307
Your Vehicle and the Environment
307
Maintenance Requirements
307
How This Section is Organized
308
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
309
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
309
Selecting the Right Schedule
310
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
312
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
321
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
329
At Each Fuel Fill
329
At Least Once a Month
329
At Least Twice a Year
330
At Least Once a Year
330
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
333
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
333
Exhaust System Inspection
333
Fuel System Inspection
333
Engine Cooling System Inspection
333
Throttle System Inspection
334
Rear Axle and Front Axle (Four-Wheel-Drive) Service
334
Brake System Inspection
334
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
335
Part E: Maintenance Record
337
Customer Assistance Information
340
Customer Assistance Information
341
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
341
Online Owner Center
343
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
343
Customer Assistance Offices
343
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
344
Roadside Assistance Program
345
Courtesy Transportation
346
Reporting Safety Defects
349
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
349
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
349
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
350
Service Publications Ordering Information
350
Index
352

FAQ about the 2003 Chevrolet Tracker Manual

What contains the 2003 Tracker manual?

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 2003 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2003 Chevrolet Tracker Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Tracker owner manual for the 2003 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Tracker year 2003 free?

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The Chevrolet Tracker (2003) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2003 is available in English.

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