2004 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2004 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5.66 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
14
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
60/40 Split Bench Seat
16
50/50 Split Bench Seat
18
Bench Seat
22
Bucket Seats
27
Safety Belts
29
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
29
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
33
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
34
Driver Position
34
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
42
Right Front Passenger Position
43
Center Passenger Position
43
Rear Seat Passengers
45
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
48
Safety Belt Extender
50
Child Restraints
51
Older Children
51
Infants and Young Children
54
Child Restraint Systems
57
Where to Put the Restraint
60
Top Strap
62
Top Strap Anchor Location
63
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
66
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Rear)
68
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
68
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
71
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
73
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
74
Air Bag Systems
78
Where Are the Air Bags?
81
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
83
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
85
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
85
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
86
Passenger Sensing System
88
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Restraint System Check
93
Checking Your Restraint Systems
93
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
94
Features and Controls
95
Keys
97
Remote Keyless Entry System
98
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
99
Doors and Locks
102
Door Locks
102
Power Door Locks
103
Delayed Locking
104
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
104
Rear Door Security Locks
106
Lockout Protection
107
Liftgate
107
Windows
109
Manual Windows
110
Power Windows
110
Sun Visors
111
Theft-Deterrent Systems
112
Content Theft-Deterrent
112
Passlock®
114
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
114
New Vehicle Break-In
114
Ignition Positions
115
Starting Your Engine
116
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
117
Engine Coolant Heater
117
Automatic Transmission Operation
119
Four-Wheel Drive
122
All-Wheel Drive with Stabilitrak®
127
Parking Brake
130
Shifting Into Park (P)
131
Shifting Out of Park (P)
133
Parking Over Things That Burn
134
Engine Exhaust
134
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
135
Mirrors
136
Manual Rearview Mirror
136
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
136
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
138
Outside Manual Mirrors
141
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
141
Outside Power Mirrors
142
Outside Power Camper-Type Mirror
142
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
142
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
143
Outside Curb View Assist Mirrors
144
Outside Convex Mirror
144
Outside Heated Mirrors
144
OnStar® System
145
HomeLink® Transmitter
147
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
147
Storage Areas
151
Glove Box
151
Cupholder(s)
151
Front Storage Area
151
Center Console Storage Area
151
Luggage Carrier
151
Rear Storage Area
153
Convenience Net
153
Cargo Cover
153
Sunroof
154
Vehicle Personalization
155
Memory Seat
155
Instrument Panel
157
Instrument Panel Overview
160
Hazard Warning Flashers
162
Other Warning Devices
162
Horn
163
Tilt Wheel
163
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
163
Exterior Lamps
170
Interior Lamps
175
Accessory Power Outlets
177
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
177
Climate Controls
178
Climate Control System
178
Dual Climate Control System
179
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
183
Rear Air Conditioning System
190
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
191
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
193
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
195
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
195
Instrument Panel Cluster
196
Speedometer and Odometer
197
Tachometer
197
Safety Belt Reminder Light
197
Air Bag Readiness Light
198
Passenger Air Bag Status Indicator
198
Battery Warning Light
200
Voltmeter Gage
200
Brake System Warning Light
201
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
202
Traction Off Light
202
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
203
Transmission Temperature Gage
204
Tire Pressure Light
205
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
206
Oil Pressure Gage
209
Cruise Control Light
210
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
210
Tow/Haul Mode Light
210
Fuel Gage
211
Low Fuel Warning Light
211
Driver Information Center (DIC)
212
DIC Operation and Displays
212
DIC Warnings and Messages
224
Audio System(s)
232
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
233
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
233
AM-FM Radio
234
Radio with CD
237
Radio with Cassette and CD
248
Radio with Six-Disc CD
264
Rear Seat Entertainment System
279
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
291
Theft-Deterrent Feature
293
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
293
DVD Distortion
294
Radio Reception
294
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
294
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
295
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
296
Cleaning the Video Screen
296
Fixed Mast Antenna
296
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
296
Chime Level Adjustment
296
Driving Your Vehicle
297
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
298
Defensive Driving
298
Drunken Driving
299
Control of a Vehicle
302
Braking
302
Traction Assist System (TAS)
305
Locking Rear Axle
307
Stabilitrak® System
308
Steering
311
QUADRASTEER™
313
Off-Road Recovery
316
Passing
316
Loss of Control
318
Off-Road Driving
319
Driving at Night
335
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
336
City Driving
339
Freeway Driving
340
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
341
Highway Hypnosis
342
Hill and Mountain Roads
342
Winter Driving
344
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
348
Towing
351
Towing Your Vehicle
351
Recreational Vehicle Towing
351
Loading Your Vehicle
354
Level Control
360
Autoride™
360
Trailer Recommendations
361
Towing a Trailer
361
Service and Appearance Care
379
Service
381
Doing Your Own Service Work
381
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
382
Fuel
382
Gasoline Octane
382
Gasoline Specifications
383
California Fuel
383
Additives
383
Fuel E-85 (85% Ethanol)
384
Fuels in Foreign Countries
386
Filling Your Tank
386
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
388
Checking Things Under the Hood
388
Hood Release
389
Engine Compartment Overview
390
Engine Oil
394
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
399
Automatic Transmission Fluid
401
Engine Coolant
404
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
407
Engine Overheating
407
Cooling System
409
Engine Fan Noise
416
Power Steering Fluid
416
Windshield Washer Fluid
418
Brakes
419
Battery
422
Jump Starting
423
All-Wheel Drive
429
Rear Axle
430
Four-Wheel Drive
431
Front Axle
432
Bulb Replacement
433
Halogen Bulbs
433
Headlamps
433
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
434
Side Identification Marker Lamps
435
Roof Marker Lamps
436
Taillamps
437
Replacement Bulbs
438
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
439
Tires
440
Inflation - Tire Pressure
449
Tire Pressure Monitor System
450
Tire Inspection and Rotation
452
When It Is Time for New Tires
454
Buying New Tires
454
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
456
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
457
Wheel Replacement
457
Tire Chains
459
If a Tire Goes Flat
460
Changing a Flat Tire
461
Spare Tire
479
Appearance Care
480
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
480
Care of Safety Belts
483
Weatherstrips
483
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
483
Sheet Metal Damage
486
Finish Damage
486
Underbody Maintenance
486
Chemical Paint Spotting
486
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
487
Vehicle Identification
488
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
488
Service Parts Identification Label
488
Electrical System
488
Add-On Electrical Equipment
488
Windshield Wiper Fuses
489
Power Windows and Other Power Options
489
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
489
Capacities and Specifications
498
Maintenance Schedule
501
Maintenance Schedule
502
Introduction
502
Maintenance Requirements
502
Your Vehicle and the Environment
502
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
502
Scheduled Maintenance
504
Additional Required Services
506
Maintenance Footnotes
508
Owner Checks and Services
510
At Each Fuel Fill
510
At Least Once a Month
510
At Least Once a Year
511
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
513
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
515
Maintenance Record
517
Customer Assistance and Information
519
Customer Assistance and Information
520
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
520
Online Owner Center
521
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
522
Customer Assistance Offices
522
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
523
Roadside Assistance Program
524
Courtesy Transportation
525
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
527
Reporting Safety Defects
528
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
528
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
529
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
529
Service Publications Ordering Information
529
Index
531

FAQ about the 2004 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2004 Suburban manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Suburban
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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