2004 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2004 Chevrolet Aveo owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Aveo
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.43 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet Aveo Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation (Hatchback)
12
Rear Seat Operation (Sedan)
14
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
28
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Center Rear Passenger Position
32
Safety Belt Pretensioners
33
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
43
Top Strap
44
Top Strap Anchor Location
46
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
47
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Air Bag Systems
56
Where Are the Air Bags?
59
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
61
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
62
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
62
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Restraint System Check
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
65
Features and Controls
67
Keys
68
Remote Keyless Entry System
70
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
71
Doors and Locks
73
Door Locks
73
Central Door Unlocking System
74
Door Ajar Reminder
74
Rear Door Security Locks
75
Lockout Protection
76
Leaving Your Vehicle
76
Trunk (Sedan)
76
Liftgate (Hatchback)
78
Windows
79
Manual Windows
80
Power Windows
80
Sun Visors
80
Theft-Deterrent Systems
81
Theft-Deterrent System
81
Immobilizer
83
Immobilizer Operation
83
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
84
New Vehicle Break-In
84
Ignition Positions
85
Starting Your Engine
86
Engine Coolant Heater (Canada Only)
87
Automatic Transaxle Operation
88
Manual Transaxle Operation
92
Parking Brake
94
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
95
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
96
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
97
Parking Over Things That Burn
98
Engine Exhaust
98
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
99
Mirrors
100
Manual Rearview Mirror
100
Outside Manual Mirrors
100
Outside Power Mirror
101
Outside Convex Mirror
101
Outside Heated Mirrors
101
Storage Areas
102
Glove Box
102
Cupholder(s)
102
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
103
Sunroof
103
Instrument Panel
105
Instrument Panel Overview
106
Hazard Warning Flashers
107
Other Warning Devices
108
Horn
108
Tilt Wheel
108
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
109
Windshield Wiper Lever
110
Exterior Lamps
112
Interior Lamps
114
Accessory Power Outlets
115
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
116
Climate Controls
116
Climate Control System
116
Outlet Adjustment
119
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
120
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
121
Instrument Panel Cluster
122
Speedometer and Odometer
123
Tachometer
123
Safety Belt Reminder Tone
124
Brake System Warning Light
124
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
125
Highbeam On Light
126
Fuel Gage
126
Low Fuel Warning Light
127
Secondary Information Center (SIC)
128
Clock
129
Safety Belt Reminder Light
129
Air Bag Readiness Light
130
Charging System Light
131
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
131
Hold Mode Light
132
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
132
Oil Pressure Light
136
Fog Lamp Light
136
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator Light
137
Door Ajar Light
137
Audio System(s)
138
AM-FM Radio
138
Radio with CD
140
Theft-Deterrent Feature
147
Radio Reception
147
Care of Your CDs
148
Care of Your CD Player
148
Backglass Antenna
148
Driving Your Vehicle
149
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
150
Defensive Driving
150
Drunken Driving
151
Control of a Vehicle
154
Braking
154
Steering
158
Off-Road Recovery
160
Passing
160
Loss of Control
162
Driving at Night
163
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
164
City Driving
167
Freeway Driving
168
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
169
Highway Hypnosis
170
Hill and Mountain Roads
170
Winter Driving
172
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
176
Towing
177
Towing Your Vehicle
177
Recreational Vehicle Towing
177
Loading Your Vehicle
180
Towing a Trailer
185
Service and Appearance Care
187
Service
189
Doing Your Own Service Work
190
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
190
Fuel
191
Gasoline Octane
191
Gasoline Specifications
191
California Fuel
192
Additives
192
Fuels in Foreign Countries
193
Filling Your Tank
194
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
196
Checking Things Under the Hood
197
Hood Release
197
Engine Compartment Overview
200
Engine Oil
201
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
206
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
207
Manual Transaxle Fluid
207
Hydraulic Clutch
208
Engine Coolant
208
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
211
Engine Overheating
211
Cooling System
214
Power Steering Fluid
220
Windshield Washer Fluid
221
Brakes
222
Battery
225
Jump Starting
226
Headlamp Aiming
231
Bulb Replacement
231
Halogen Bulbs
231
Headlamps
232
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
232
Turn Signal Lamps (Side)
233
Fog Lamps
234
Sidemarker Lamps (Front)
234
Sidemarker Lamps (Rear)
235
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
235
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
236
Tires
237
Inflation - Tire Pressure
245
Tire Inspection and Rotation
246
When It Is Time for New Tires
247
Buying New Tires
248
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
249
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
250
Wheel Replacement
250
Tire Chains
252
If a Tire Goes Flat
252
Changing a Flat Tire
253
Compact Spare Tire
261
Appearance Care
262
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
262
Care of Safety Belts
265
Weatherstrips
265
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
265
Sheet Metal Damage
267
Finish Damage
267
Underbody Maintenance
268
Chemical Paint Spotting
268
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
268
Vehicle Identification
269
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
269
Service Parts Identification Label
270
Electrical System
270
Add-On Electrical Equipment
270
Headlamp Wiring
270
Windshield Wiper Fuses
270
Power Windows and Other Power Options
270
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
271
Capacities and Specifications
277
Introduction
280
Maintenance Requirements
280
Your Vehicle and the Environment
280
How This Section is Organized
281
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
282
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
282
Selecting the Right Schedule
283
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
285
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
292
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
297
At Each Fuel Fill
297
At Least Once a Month
297
At Least Twice a Year
298
At Least Once a Year
299
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
302
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
302
Exhaust System Inspection
302
Fuel System Inspection
303
Engine Cooling System Inspection
303
Throttle System Inspection
303
Brake System Inspection
303
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
304
Part E: Maintenance Record
306
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
310
Online Owner Center
311
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
312
Customer Assistance Offices
312
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
313
Roadside Assistance Program
314
Courtesy Transportation
315
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
318
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
319
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
319
Service Publications Ordering Information
319
Index
321

FAQ about the 2004 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

What contains the 2004 Aveo manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Aveo. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Aveo 2004 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Aveo owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2004 Chevrolet Aveo Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Aveo year 2004 free?

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The Chevrolet Aveo (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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