2004 Chevrolet Venture Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.37 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Chevrolet Venture Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Six-Way Power Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Second Row Safety Belt Stowage
12
Flip and Fold Feature
13
Split Bench Seats
14
Bucket Seats
21
Captain Chairs
27
Stowable Seat
32
Safety Belts
36
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
36
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
40
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
41
Driver Position
42
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
51
Right Front Passenger Position
52
Center Passenger Position (Bucket Seat)
52
Center Passenger Position (Bench Seat)
54
Rear Seat Passengers
56
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
59
Safety Belt Pretensioners
62
Safety Belt Extender
62
Child Restraints
63
Older Children
63
Infants and Young Children
65
Child Restraint Systems
69
Where to Put the Restraint
72
Top Strap
72
Top Strap Anchor Location
74
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
76
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Rear)
78
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
78
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (Third Row Bench Seat)
82
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (Bucket Seat)
84
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
86
Built-In Child Restraint
89
Air Bag Systems
100
Where Are the Air Bags?
103
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
105
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
106
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
106
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
107
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
109
Restraint System Check
109
Checking Your Restraint Systems
109
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
110
Features and Controls
111
Keys
113
Remote Keyless Entry System
114
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
115
Doors and Locks
119
Door Locks
119
Power Door Locks
121
Last Door Closed Locking
122
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
122
Lockout Protection
123
Leaving Your Vehicle
123
Dual Sliding Doors
123
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
126
Liftgate
132
Windows
134
Manual Windows
135
Power Windows
135
Side Window Latches
136
Power Rear Quarter Windows
136
Sun Visors
137
Theft-Deterrent Systems
137
Content Theft-Deterrent
137
PASS-Key® III
139
PASS-Key® III Operation
140
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
142
New Vehicle Break-In
142
Ignition Positions
142
Starting Your Engine
143
Engine Coolant Heater
144
Automatic Transaxle Operation
145
Parking Brake
149
Shifting Into Park (P)
150
Shifting Out of Park (P)
152
Parking Over Things That Burn
153
Engine Exhaust
153
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
154
Mirrors
155
Manual Rearview Mirror
155
Outside Power Mirrors
155
Outside Convex Mirror
155
Outside Heated Mirrors
156
OnStar® System
156
HomeLink® Transmitter
157
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
158
Storage Areas
161
Glove Box
161
Cupholder(s)
161
Compact Overhead Console
162
Overhead Console
162
Front Seat Storage Net
164
Luggage Carrier
165
Rear Storage Area
166
Convenience Net
166
Convenience Center
167
Vehicle Personalization
170
Entering Programming Mode
171
Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting
171
Automatic Door Locks
172
Last Door Locking and Lockout Deterrent
173
Remote Driver Unlock Control
174
Remote Lock and Unlock Confirmation
175
Content Theft-Deterrent System
177
Arming and Disarming the Content Theft-Deterrent System
178
Exiting Programming Mode
179
Instrument Panel
181
Instrument Panel Overview
184
Hazard Warning Flashers
186
Other Warning Devices
187
Horn
187
Tilt Wheel
187
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
188
Exterior Lamps
195
Interior Lamps
197
Switchbanks
201
Instrument Panel Switchbank
201
Overhead Console Switchbank
202
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
202
Accessory Power Outlets
205
Climate Controls
206
Climate Control System
206
Outlet Adjustment
209
Rear Climate Control System (Without Entertainment System)
209
Rear Climate Control System (With Entertainment System)
212
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
214
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
216
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
216
Instrument Panel Cluster
217
Speedometer and Odometer
219
Tachometer
220
Safety Belt Reminder Light
221
Air Bag Readiness Light
221
Brake System Warning Light
222
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
223
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
224
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
225
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
226
Fuel Gage
229
Message Center
230
Service Traction System Warning Message
230
Traction Active Message
231
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Message
231
Charging System Indicator Message
232
Low Oil Pressure Message
232
Change Engine Oil Message
233
Power Sliding Door Warning Message
234
Door Ajar Warning Message
235
Rear Hatch Ajar Warning Message
235
PASS-Key® III Security Message
236
All-Wheel Drive Disable Warning Message
236
Low Fuel Warning Message
237
Driver Information Center (DIC)
237
Audio System(s)
240
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
241
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
241
AM-FM Radio
242
Radio with CD (Base Level)
244
Radio with CD (MP3)
255
Radio with Six-Disc CD
271
Entertainment System
285
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (Without Entertainment System)
291
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (With Entertainment System)
292
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
294
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
294
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
294
DVD Distortion
295
Radio Reception
295
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
296
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
296
Cleaning Your DVD Player
296
Cleaning the Video Screen
296
Fixed Mast Antenna
296
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
296
Driving Your Vehicle
297
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
298
Defensive Driving
298
Drunken Driving
298
Control of a Vehicle
302
Braking
302
Traction Control System (TCS)
305
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
307
Steering
307
Off-Road Recovery
309
Passing
310
Loss of Control
311
Driving at Night
313
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
314
City Driving
318
Freeway Driving
319
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
320
Highway Hypnosis
321
Hill and Mountain Roads
322
Winter Driving
324
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
328
Towing
329
Towing Your Vehicle
329
Recreational Vehicle Towing
329
Loading Your Vehicle
331
Towing a Trailer
336
Service and Appearance Care
363
Service
365
Doing Your Own Service Work
365
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
366
Fuel
366
Gasoline Octane
366
Gasoline Specifications
366
California Fuel
367
Additives
367
Fuels in Foreign Countries
368
Filling Your Tank
368
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
371
Checking Things Under the Hood
371
Hood Release
372
Engine Compartment Overview
374
Engine Oil
376
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
381
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
383
Engine Coolant
386
Radiator Pressure Cap
389
Engine Overheating
389
Cooling System
392
Power Steering Fluid
399
Windshield Washer Fluid
400
Brakes
402
Battery
405
Jump Starting
406
All-Wheel Drive
413
Bulb Replacement
414
Halogen Bulbs
414
Headlamps
415
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
417
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
419
Replacement Bulbs
420
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
421
Tires
423
Inflation - Tire Pressure
433
Tire Inspection and Rotation
434
When It Is Time for New Tires
435
Buying New Tires
436
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
437
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
438
Wheel Replacement
438
Tire Chains
439
Accessory Inflator
440
If a Tire Goes Flat
442
Changing a Flat Tire
443
Compact Spare Tire
457
Appearance Care
458
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
458
Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
461
Weatherstrips
462
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
462
Sheet Metal Damage
464
Finish Damage
464
Underbody Maintenance
465
Chemical Paint Spotting
465
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
465
Vehicle Identification
467
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
467
Service Parts Identification Label
467
Electrical System
468
Add-On Electrical Equipment
468
Headlamp Wiring
468
Windshield Wiper Fuses
468
Power Windows and Other Power Options
468
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
469
Capacities and Specifications
475
Maintenance Schedule
345
Maintenance Schedule
346
Introduction
346
Maintenance Requirements
346
Your Vehicle and the Environment
346
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
347
Scheduled Maintenance
348
Additional Required Services
350
Maintenance Footnotes
351
Owner Checks and Services
353
At Each Fuel Fill
353
At Least Once a Month
354
At Least Once a Year
354
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
357
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
359
Engine Drive Belt Routing
360
Maintenance Record
361
Customer Assistance and Information
477
Customer Assistance and Information
478
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
478
Online Owner Center
479
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
480
Customer Assistance Offices
480
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
481
Roadside Assistance Program
482
Courtesy Transportation
483
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
486
Reporting Safety Defects
488
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
488
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
488
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
488
Service Publications Ordering Information
489
Index
491

FAQ about the 2004 Chevrolet Venture Manual

What contains the 2004 Venture manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Venture, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Venture owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2004 Chevrolet Venture Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Venture year 2004 free?

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The Chevrolet Venture (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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