2004 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
4.4 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet Express Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
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
22
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
30
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
30
Center Passenger Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
31
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
35
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
46
Where to Put the Restraint
49
Top Strap
53
Top Strap Anchor Location
54
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
55
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Rear)
57
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Front)
58
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
60
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (2nd Row)
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Air Bag System
71
Where Are the Air Bags?
73
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
76
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
76
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
76
Air Bag Off Switch
78
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Restraint System Check
82
Checking Your Restraint Systems
82
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
83
Features and Controls
85
Keys
86
Remote Keyless Entry System
87
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
88
Doors and Locks
91
Door Locks
91
Power Door Locks
92
Cargo Door Relocking
92
Rear Door Security Locks
93
Lockout Protection
94
Leaving Your Vehicle
94
Sliding Side Door
95
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
97
Rear Doors
98
Windows
100
Manual Windows
101
Power Windows
101
Swing-Out Windows
102
Sun Visors
103
Theft-Deterrent Systems
103
Passlock®
103
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
104
New Vehicle Break-In
104
Ignition Positions
104
Starting Your Engine
106
Engine Coolant Heater
107
Automatic Transmission Operation
108
All-Wheel Drive
110
Parking Brake
110
Shifting Into Park (P)
111
Shifting Out of Park (P)
113
Parking Over Things That Burn
114
Engine Exhaust
114
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
115
Mirrors
116
Manual Rearview Mirror
116
Outside Manual Mirror
116
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
116
Outside Power Mirrors
117
Outside Convex Mirror
118
Outside Heated Mirrors
118
OnStar® System
119
Storage Areas
120
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Other Warning Devices
127
Horn
127
Tilt Wheel
127
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
128
Exterior Lamps
134
Interior Lamps
136
Accessory Power Outlets
138
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
138
Climate Controls
139
Climate Control System
139
Outlet Adjustment
142
Rear Heating System
142
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
143
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
145
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
145
Instrument Panel Cluster
146
Speedometer
147
Safety Belt Reminder Light
148
Air Bag Readiness Light
149
Air Bag Off Light
150
Charging System Light
151
Voltmeter Gage
152
Brake System Warning Light
153
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
154
Stabilitrak® Not Ready Light
154
Stabilitrak® Indicator Light
154
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
155
Low Coolant Warning Light
155
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
156
Oil Pressure Gage
158
Change Engine Oil Light
159
Security Light
160
Cruise Control Light
160
Reduced Engine Power Light
161
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator Light
161
Tow/Haul Mode Light
161
Check Gages Warning Light
162
Fuel Gage
162
Audio System(s)
163
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
164
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
164
AM-FM Radio
165
Radio with CD
168
Radio with Cassette and CD
173
Radio with Six-Disc CD
184
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
196
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
196
Radio Reception
196
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
197
Care of Your CDs
198
Care of Your CD Player
198
Fixed Mast Antenna
198
Chime Level Adjustment
198
Driving Your Vehicle
199
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
200
Defensive Driving
200
Drunken Driving
200
Control of a Vehicle
203
Braking
204
Locking Rear Axle
206
Stabilitrak® System
206
Steering
209
Off-Road Recovery
211
Passing
211
Loss of Control
213
Driving at Night
214
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
215
City Driving
218
Freeway Driving
219
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
220
Highway Hypnosis
221
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
224
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
228
Towing
228
Towing Your Vehicle
228
Recreational Vehicle Towing
229
Loading Your Vehicle
229
Towing a Trailer
235
Service and Appearance Care
251
Service
253
Doing Your Own Service Work
253
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
254
Fuel
254
Gasoline Octane
254
Gasoline Specifications
255
California Fuel
255
Additives
256
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Filling Your Tank
257
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
259
Checking Things Under the Hood
259
Hood Release
260
Engine Compartment Overview
262
Engine Oil
263
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
268
Automatic Transmission Fluid
269
Engine Coolant
272
Radiator Pressure Cap
275
Engine Overheating
276
Cooling System
279
Engine Fan Noise
287
Power Steering Fluid
287
Windshield Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
290
Battery
293
Jump Starting
294
All-Wheel Drive
299
Rear Axle
300
Front Axle
301
Noise Control System
302
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
302
Bulb Replacement
303
Halogen Bulbs
303
Headlamps
303
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
305
Taillamps
305
Replacement Bulbs
307
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
308
Tires
309
Inflation - Tire Pressure
317
Dual Tire Operation
318
Tire Inspection and Rotation
318
When It Is Time for New Tires
320
Buying New Tires
321
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
322
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
323
Wheel Replacement
324
Tire Chains
325
If a Tire Goes Flat
326
Changing a Flat Tire
327
Appearance Care
342
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
342
Care of Safety Belts
345
Weatherstrips
345
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
345
Sheet Metal Damage
348
Finish Damage
348
Underbody Maintenance
348
Chemical Paint Spotting
348
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
349
Vehicle Identification
350
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
350
Service Parts Identification Label
350
Electrical System
351
Add-On Electrical Equipment
351
Headlamp Wiring
351
Windshield Wiper Fuses
351
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
352
Capacities and Specifications
356
Maintenance Schedule
359
Maintenance Schedule
360
Introduction
360
Maintenance Requirements
360
Your Vehicle and the Environment
360
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
360
Scheduled Maintenance
362
Additional Required Services
364
Maintenance Footnotes
366
Owner Checks and Services
368
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000km)
368
At Each Fuel Fill
368
At Least Once a Month
369
At Least Once a Year
369
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
372
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
374
Engine Drive Belt Routing
375
Maintenance Record
376
Customer Assistance and Information
379
Customer Assistance and Information
380
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
380
Online Owner Center
381
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
382
Customer Assistance Offices
382
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
383
Roadside Assistance Program
383
Courtesy Transportation
385
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
387
Reporting Safety Defects
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
388
Service Publications Ordering Information
389
Index
391

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