2004 Chevrolet Ssr Owner's Manual

2004 Chevrolet Ssr owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Ssr
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
2.58 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet SSR
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Seatback Latches
12
Safety Belts
12
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
12
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
18
Driver Position
19
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
25
Passenger Position
26
Safety Belt Extender
26
Child Restraints
27
Older Children
27
Infants and Young Children
30
Child Restraint Systems
33
Top Strap
37
Top Strap Anchor Location
38
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
38
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
40
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
43
Air Bag Systems
48
Where Are the Air Bags?
51
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
53
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
54
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
55
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
55
Air Bag Off Switch
57
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
60
Restraint System Check
61
Checking Your Restraint Systems
61
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
61
Features and Controls
63
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
70
Leaving Your Vehicle
70
Tailgate
70
Windows
71
Power Windows
72
Sun Visors
73
Theft-Deterrent Systems
73
Content Theft-Deterrent
73
Passlock®
75
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
75
New Vehicle Break-In
75
Ignition Positions
76
Starting Your Engine
77
Automatic Transmission Operation
78
Parking Brake
80
Shifting Into Park (P)
81
Shifting Out of Park (P)
82
Parking Over Things That Burn
83
Engine Exhaust
83
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
84
Mirrors
85
Manual Rearview Mirror
85
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with HomeLink®
85
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
86
Outside Convex Mirror
87
Outside Automatic Dimming Heated Mirror
87
HomeLink® Transmitter
88
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
89
Storage Areas
92
Glove Box
92
Cupholder(s)
92
Instrument Panel Storage Area
92
Center Console Storage Area
92
Map Pocket
92
Cargo Cover
93
Floor Tracks
97
Cargo Net System
98
Side-Saddle Storage
103
Convertible Top
107
Vehicle Personalization
114
Memory Seat
114
Instrument Panel
117
Instrument Panel Overview
118
Hazard Warning Flashers
119
Other Warning Devices
120
Horn
120
Tilt Wheel
121
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
121
Exterior Lamps
128
Interior Lamps
131
Center Console Switchbank
133
Accessory Power Outlets
133
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
134
Climate Controls
135
Climate Control System
135
Outlet Adjustment
138
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
139
Instrument Panel Cluster
140
Speedometer and Odometer
141
Trip Odometer
141
Tachometer
141
Safety Belt Reminder Light
142
Air Bag Readiness Light
142
Air Bag Off Light
144
Charging System Light
145
Brake System Warning Light
146
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
147
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
147
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
148
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
148
Oil Pressure Gage
152
Change Engine Oil Light
153
Security Light
153
Cruise Control Light
154
Reduced Engine Power Light
154
Highbeam On Light
155
Check Gages Warning Light
155
Fuel Gage
156
Auxiliary Gage Package
157
Driver Information Center (DIC)
160
DIC Controls and Displays
160
DIC Warnings and Messages
164
DIC Vehicle Personalization
171
Audio System(s)
177
Setting the Time
177
Radio with CD
178
Radio with Six-Disc CD
187
Theft-Deterrent Feature
201
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
202
Radio Reception
203
Care of Your CDs
203
Care of Your CD Player
203
Integrated Windshield Antenna
203
Driving Your Vehicle
205
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
206
Defensive Driving
206
Drunken Driving
207
Control of a Vehicle
210
Braking
210
Traction Control System (TCS)
213
Steering
215
Off-Road Recovery
217
Passing
217
Loss of Control
219
Driving at Night
220
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
221
City Driving
224
Freeway Driving
225
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
227
Highway Hypnosis
228
Hill and Mountain Roads
228
Winter Driving
230
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
235
Towing
236
Towing Your Vehicle
236
Recreational Vehicle Towing
236
Loading Your Vehicle
236
Trailer Recommendations
242
Towing a Trailer
243
Service and Appearance Care
257
Service
259
Doing Your Own Service Work
259
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
260
Fuel
260
Gasoline Octane
261
Gasoline Specifications
261
California Fuel
261
Additives
262
Fuels in Foreign Countries
262
Filling Your Tank
263
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
265
Checking Things Under the Hood
266
Hood Release
266
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Oil
269
Engine Cover
274
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
275
Automatic Transmission Fluid
276
Engine Coolant
279
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
282
Engine Overheating
282
Cooling System
284
Power Steering Fluid
287
Windshield Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
289
Battery
292
Jump Starting
293
Rear Axle
299
Headlamp Aiming
299
Bulb Replacement
299
Halogen Bulbs
300
Headlamps
300
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
301
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
303
Taillamps
303
Back-Up Lamps
304
Replacement Bulbs
304
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
305
Tires
307
Inflation - Tire Pressure
314
Tire Inspection and Rotation
315
When It Is Time for New Tires
316
Buying New Tires
316
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
319
Tire Chains
321
If a Tire Goes Flat
322
Tire Inflator Kit
323
Appearance Care
330
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
330
Care of Safety Belts
333
Weatherstrips
333
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
333
Sheet Metal Damage
336
Finish Damage
336
Underbody Maintenance
336
Chemical Paint Spotting
336
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
337
Vehicle Identification
338
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
338
Service Parts Identification Label
338
Electrical System
339
Add-On Electrical Equipment
339
Headlamps
339
Windshield Wiper Fuses
339
Power Windows and Other Power Options
339
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
340
Capacities and Specifications
348
Maintenance Schedule
349
Maintenance Schedule
350
Introduction
350
Maintenance Requirements
350
Your Vehicle and the Environment
350
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
351
Scheduled Maintenance
352
Additional Required Services
354
Maintenance Footnotes
356
Owner Checks and Services
357
At Each Fuel Fill
357
At Least Once a Month
358
At Least Once a Year
358
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
361
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
363
Engine Drive Belt Routing
364
Maintenance Record
365
Customer Assistance and Information
369
Customer Assistance and Information
370
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
370
Online Owner Center
372
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
372
Customer Assistance Offices
372
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
374
Roadside Assistance Program
374
Courtesy Transportation
376
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
378
Reporting Safety Defects
380
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
380
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
380
Service Publications Ordering Information
381
Index
383

FAQ about the 2004 Chevrolet Ssr Manual

What contains the 2004 Ssr manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Ssr owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Ssr
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2004 Chevrolet Ssr Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Ssr year 2004 free?

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The Chevrolet Ssr (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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