2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner's Manual

2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Trailblazer
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
4.83 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Manual Lumbar
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
20
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Rear Seat Passengers
27
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
30
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
43
Top Strap
44
Top Strap Anchor Location
45
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
46
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
48
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Air Bag Systems
55
Where Are the Air Bags?
58
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
60
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
69
Remote Keyless Entry System
71
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
72
Doors and Locks
74
Door Locks
74
Power Door Locks
75
Delayed Locking
75
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
76
Rear Door Security Locks
78
Lockout Protection
78
Leaving Your Vehicle
78
Liftgate/Liftglass
79
Windows
80
Power Windows
81
Sun Visors
81
Theft-Deterrent Systems
82
Content Theft-Deterrent
82
Passlock®
83
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
84
New Vehicle Break-In
84
Ignition Positions
84
Starting Your Engine
86
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
87
Engine Coolant Heater
87
Automatic Transmission Operation
88
Four-Wheel Drive
90
Parking Brake
94
Shifting Into Park (P)
95
Shifting Out of Park (P)
97
Parking Over Things That Burn
97
Engine Exhaust
98
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
98
Mirrors
100
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
100
Outside Manual Mirrors
102
Outside Power Mirrors
102
Outside Convex Mirror
102
Outside Heated Mirrors
103
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
103
OnStar® System
103
HomeLink® Transmitter
105
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
105
Storage Areas
108
Glove Box
108
Overhead Console
109
Front Storage Area
110
Luggage Carrier
110
Rear Storage Area
111
Rear Floor Storage Lid
113
Table
114
Convenience Net
114
Cargo Cover
114
Sunroof
116
Vehicle Personalization
116
Memory Seat
116
Instrument Panel
119
Instrument Panel Overview
122
Hazard Warning Flashers
123
Other Warning Devices
124
Horn
124
Tilt Wheel
124
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
125
Exterior Lamps
132
Interior Lamps
135
Accessory Power Outlets
137
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
137
Climate Controls
138
Dual Climate Control System
138
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
141
Rear Climate Control System
146
Climate Controls Personalization
149
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
150
Instrument Panel Cluster
151
Speedometer and Odometer
152
Tachometer
152
Safety Belt Reminder Light
153
Air Bag Readiness Light
153
Charging System Light
154
Voltmeter Gage
155
Brake System Warning Light
156
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
157
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
157
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
158
Oil Pressure Gage
161
Change Engine Oil Light
162
Security Light
162
Cruise Control Light
163
Reduced Engine Power Light
163
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
164
Check Gages Warning Light
164
Gate Ajar Light
165
Fuel Gage
165
Low Fuel Warning Light
166
Driver Information Center (DIC)
166
DIC Operation and Displays
167
DIC Warnings and Messages
175
Audio System(s)
179
Setting the Time
179
Radio with CD
180
Radio with Cassette and CD
190
Radio with Six-Disc CD
204
Navigation/Radio System
217
Rear Seat Entertainment System
218
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
228
Radio Personalization
229
Theft-Deterrent Feature‘ (RDS Radios)
229
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
229
DVD Distortion
230
Understanding Radio Reception
230
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
231
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
232
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
232
Cleaning the Video Screen
232
Fixed Mast Antenna
232
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
233
Chime Level Adjustment
233
Driving Your Vehicle
235
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
236
Defensive Driving
236
Drunken Driving
236
Control of a Vehicle
239
Braking
240
Traction Assist System (TAS)
243
Locking Rear Axle
244
Steering
244
Off-Road Recovery
246
Passing
247
Loss of Control
248
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
249
Driving at Night
262
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
263
City Driving
266
Freeway Driving
267
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
268
Highway Hypnosis
269
Hill and Mountain Roads
270
Winter Driving
271
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
276
Towing
278
Towing Your Vehicle
278
Recreational Vehicle Towing
278
Loading Your Vehicle
281
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
286
Towing a Trailer
287
Service and Appearance Care
299
Service
301
Doing Your Own Service Work
301
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
302
Fuel
302
Gasoline Octane
302
Gasoline Specifications
303
California Fuel
303
Additives
304
Fuels in Foreign Countries
304
Filling Your Tank
305
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
307
Checking Things Under the Hood
308
Hood Release
308
Engine Compartment Overview
310
Engine Oil
313
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
318
Automatic Transmission Fluid
319
Engine Coolant
321
Radiator Pressure Cap
323
Engine Overheating
324
Cooling System
326
Engine Fan Noise
332
Power Steering Fluid
333
Windshield Washer Fluid
334
Brakes
335
Battery
338
Jump Starting
339
Rear Axle
344
Four-Wheel Drive
344
Front Axle
345
Bulb Replacement
346
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps
346
Replacement Bulbs
347
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
347
Tires
350
Inflation - Tire Pressure
358
Tire Inspection and Rotation
359
When It Is Time for New Tires
360
Buying New Tires
361
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
362
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
363
Wheel Replacement
363
Tire Chains
365
If a Tire Goes Flat
365
Changing a Flat Tire
366
Spare Tire
381
Appearance Care
381
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
382
Care of Safety Belts
384
Weatherstrips
384
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
384
Sheet Metal Damage
387
Finish Damage
387
Underbody Maintenance
387
Chemical Paint Spotting
387
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
388
Vehicle Identification
389
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
389
Service Parts Identification Label
389
Electrical System
390
Add-On Electrical Equipment
390
Headlamps
390
Windshield Wiper Fuses
390
Power Windows and Other Power Options
390
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
391
Capacities and Specifications
402
Maintenance Schedule
405
Maintenance Schedule
406
Introduction
406
Maintenance Requirements
406
Your Vehicle and the Environment
406
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
407
Scheduled Maintenance
408
Additional Required Services
410
Maintenance Footnotes
411
Owner Checks and Services
413
At Each Fuel Fill
413
At Least Once a Month
413
At Least Once a Year
414
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
416
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
418
Engine Drive Belt Routing
419
Maintenance Record
420
Customer Assistance and Information
423
Customer Assistance and Information
424
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
424
Online Owner Center
425
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
426
Customer Assistance Offices
426
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
427
Roadside Assistance Program
428
Courtesy Transportation
429
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
431
Reporting Safety Defects
432
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
432
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
433
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
433
Service Publications Ordering Information
433
Index
435

FAQ about the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer Manual

What contains the 2004 Trailblazer manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Trailblazer owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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