2004 Chevrolet S10 Owner's Manual

2004 Chevrolet S10 owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
S10
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
4.16 MB

Table of Contents

Chevrolet S10 Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Driver Position
20
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Center Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint (Crew Cab)
42
Top Strap
43
Top Strap Anchor Location
44
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
45
Securing a Child Restraint Designedfor the LATCH System (Rear)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
50
Air Bag System
53
Where Are the Air Bags?
54
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
56
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
56
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
56
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
57
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
58
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
59
Restraint System Check
60
Checking Your Restraint Systems
60
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
60
Features and Controls
64
Keys
64
Remote Keyless Entry System
65
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
66
Doors and Locks
68
Door Locks
68
Power Door Locks
69
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
69
Rear Door Security Locks
71
Lockout Protection
71
Leaving Your Vehicle
71
Tailgate
72
Windows
73
Manual Windows
74
Power Windows
74
Sliding Rear Window
75
Sun Visors
75
Theft-Deterrent Systems
75
Content Theft-Deterrent
76
Passlock®
77
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
78
New Vehicle Break-In
78
Ignition Positions
78
Starting Your Engine
80
Engine Coolant Heater
81
Automatic Transmission Operation
82
Four-Wheel Drive
84
Parking Brake
87
Shifting Into Park (P)
88
Shifting Out of Park (P)
90
Parking Over Things That Burn
91
Engine Exhaust
91
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
92
Mirrors
93
Manual Rearview Mirror
93
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
93
Outside Manual Mirror
93
Outside Power Mirrors
94
Outside Convex Mirror
94
Outside Heated Mirrors
95
Storage Areas
95
Glove Box
95
Overhead Console
95
Front Storage Area
102
Assist Handles
102
Garment Hooks
102
Luggage Carrier
102
Bed Rails
103
Sunroof
104
Instrument Panel
108
Instrument Panel Overview
108
Hazard Warning Flashers
110
Other Warning Devices
111
Horn
111
Tilt Wheel
111
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
112
Exterior Lamps
118
Interior Lamps
121
Accessory Power Outlets
123
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
124
Climate Controls
124
Climate Control System
124
Outlet Adjustment
127
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
128
Instrument Panel Cluster
129
Speedometer and Odometer
131
Trip Odometer
131
Tachometer
131
Safety Belt Reminder Light
131
Air Bag Readiness Light
132
Charging System Light
133
Voltmeter Gage
133
Brake System Warning Light
134
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
135
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
135
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
136
Oil Pressure Gage
139
Security Light
140
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
140
Check Gages Warning Light
141
Fuel Gage
141
Low Fuel Warning Light
142
Audio System(s)
142
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
143
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
143
AM-FM Radio
144
Radio with CD
147
Radio with Cassette and CD
157
Radio with Six-Disc CD
167
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
181
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
181
Understanding Radio Reception
182
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
182
Care of Your CDs
183
Care of Your CD Player
184
Fixed Mast Antenna
184
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
184
Driving Your Vehicle
186
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunken Driving
186
Control of a Vehicle
189
Braking
190
Locking Rear Axle
192
Steering
193
Off-Road Recovery
195
Passing
195
Loss of Control
197
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
198
Driving at Night
210
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
211
City Driving
214
Freeway Driving
215
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
216
Highway Hypnosis
217
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
220
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
224
Towing
226
Towing Your Vehicle
226
Recreational Vehicle Towing
226
Loading Your Vehicle
226
Truck-Camper Loading Information
233
Trailer Recommendations
235
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
235
Towing a Trailer
235
Service and Appearance Care
247
Service
247
Doing Your Own Service Work
247
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
248
Fuel
248
Gasoline Octane
248
Gasoline Specifications
249
California Fuel
249
Additives
250
Fuels in Foreign Countries
250
Filling Your Tank
251
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
253
Checking Things Under the Hood
254
Hood Release
254
Engine Compartment Overview
256
Engine Oil
257
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
262
Automatic Transmission Fluid
264
Engine Coolant
267
Radiator Pressure Cap
270
Engine Overheating
271
Cooling System
273
Engine Fan Noise
280
Power Steering Fluid
280
Windshield Washer Fluid
282
Brakes
283
Battery
287
Jump Starting
288
Rear Axle
293
Four-Wheel Drive
294
Front Axle
295
Bulb Replacement
296
Halogen Bulbs
296
Headlamps
297
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamps
299
Two-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamps
300
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
301
Taillamps
302
Replacement Bulbs
302
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
303
Tires
305
Inflation - Tire Pressure
316
Tire Inspection and Rotation
318
When It Is Time for New Tires
319
Buying New Tires
320
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
321
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
322
Wheel Replacement
322
Tire Chains
324
If a Tire Goes Flat
325
Changing a Flat Tire
326
Compact Spare Tire
338
Appearance Care
338
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
339
Care of Safety Belts
341
Weatherstrips
342
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
342
Sheet Metal Damage
345
Finish Damage
345
Underbody Maintenance
345
Chemical Paint Spotting
345
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
346
Vehicle Identification
347
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
347
Service Parts Identification Label
348
Electrical System
348
Add-On Electrical Equipment
348
Headlamps
348
Windshield Wiper Fuses
349
Power Windows and Other Power Options
349
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
349
Capacities and Specifications
355
Maintenance Schedule
358
Maintenance Schedule
358
Introduction
358
Maintenance Requirements
358
Your Vehicle and the Environment
358
How This Section is Organized
359
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
360
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
360
Selecting the Right Schedule
361
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
362
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
373
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
381
At Each Fuel Fill
381
At Least Once a Month
381
At Least Twice a Year
382
At Least Four Times a Year
383
At Least Once a Year
383
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
386
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
386
Exhaust System Inspection
386
Fuel System Inspection
386
Engine Cooling System Inspection
386
Throttle System Inspection
387
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four-Wheel Drive) Inspection
387
Brake System Inspection
387
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
388
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
390
Engine Drive Belt Routing
391
Part E: Maintenance Record
392
Customer Assistance and Information
396
Customer Assistance and Information
396
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
396
Online Owner Center
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Customer Assistance Offices
398
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
399
Roadside Assistance Program
400
Courtesy Transportation
401
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
403
Reporting Safety Defects
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
405
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
405
Service Publications Ordering Information
405
Index
407

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