2005 Chevrolet Astro Owner's Manual

2005 Chevrolet Astro owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Astro
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.45 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Astro Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Seatback Latches
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
Bench Seat
17
Bucket Seats
23
Safety Belts
24
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
24
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
28
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
29
Driver Position
29
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
36
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
37
Right Front Passenger Position
37
Rear Seat Passengers
37
Center Rear Passenger Position
40
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
41
Safety Belt Extender
43
Child Restraints
44
Older Children
44
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
52
Where to Put the Restraint
55
Top Strap
56
Top Strap Anchor Location
58
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
60
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
62
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position (Bench Seat)
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Airbag System
69
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
72
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
73
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
73
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
74
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Restraint System Check
76
Checking Your Restraint Systems
76
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
77
Features and Controls
79
Keys
80
Remote Keyless Entry System
81
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
82
Doors and Locks
84
Power Door Locks
85
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
85
Sliding Side Door
86
Rear Doors
89
Windows
92
Manual Windows
92
Power Windows
93
Sun Visors
93
Theft-Deterrent Systems
94
Passlock®
94
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
94
New Vehicle Break-In
94
Ignition Positions
95
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
96
Starting Your Engine
96
Fuel Regulator
97
Engine Coolant Heater
97
Automatic Transmission Operation
98
Tow/Haul Mode
100
All-Wheel Drive
101
Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into Park (P)
102
Shifting Out of Park (P)
103
Parking Over Things That Burn
104
Engine Exhaust
104
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
105
Mirrors
106
Manual Rearview Mirror
106
Outside Manual Mirror
106
Outside Power Mirrors
106
Outside Convex Mirror
107
HomeLink® Transmitter
107
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
108
Storage Areas
111
Overhead Console
113
Luggage Carrier
116
Convenience Net
116
Instrument Panel
117
Instrument Panel Overview
120
Hazard Warning Flashers
122
Other Warning Devices
122
Horn
122
Tilt Wheel
122
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
123
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
123
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
124
Flash-to-Pass
124
Windshield Wipers
125
Windshield Washer
126
Cruise Control
127
Exterior Lamps
130
Headlamps on Reminder
130
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
131
Automatic Headlamp System
132
Instrument Panel Brightness
132
Dome Lamps
132
Entry Lighting
133
Exit Lighting
133
Battery Run-Down Protection
133
Accessory Power Outlets
133
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
134
Climate Controls
135
Climate Control System
135
Outlet Adjustment
137
Rear Heating System
137
Rear Air Conditioning System
138
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
139
Instrument Panel Cluster
140
Speedometer and Odometer
141
Trip Odometer
141
Safety Belt Reminder Light
141
Airbag Readiness Light
142
Charging System Light
143
Voltmeter Gage
143
Brake System Warning Light
144
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
145
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
145
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
146
Oil Pressure Gage
149
Security Light
150
Highbeam On Light
150
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
150
Tow/Haul Mode Light
151
Check Gages Warning Light
151
Fuel Gage
152
Low Fuel Warning Light
152
Driver Information Center (DIC)
153
Audio System(s)
155
Setting the Time for Radios with the Set Button
156
Setting the Time for Radios with HR and MN Buttons
156
AM-FM Radio
156
Radio with CD
158
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
162
Theft-Deterrent Feature
164
Radio Reception
166
Care of Your CDs
166
Care of Your CD Player
166
Fixed Mast Antenna
166
Driving Your Vehicle
167
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
168
Defensive Driving
168
Drunken Driving
169
Control of a Vehicle
171
Braking
172
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
173
Braking in Emergencies
174
Locking Rear Axle
174
Steering
175
Off-Road Recovery
177
Passing
177
Loss of Control
178
Driving at Night
180
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
181
City Driving
184
Freeway Driving
185
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
186
Highway Hypnosis
187
Hill and Mountain Roads
187
Winter Driving
189
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
193
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
194
Loading Your Vehicle
194
Towing
199
Towing Your Vehicle
199
Recreational Vehicle Towing
200
Towing a Trailer
200
Service and Appearance Care
213
Service
215
Doing Your Own Service Work
216
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
217
Fuel
217
Gasoline Octane
217
Gasoline Specifications
217
California Fuel
218
Additives
218
Fuels in Foreign Countries
219
Filling Your Tank
220
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
222
Checking Things Under the Hood
222
Hood Release
223
Engine Compartment Overview
224
Engine Oil
225
Engine Cover
229
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
233
Automatic Transmission Fluid
235
Engine Coolant
238
Radiator Pressure Cap
240
Engine Overheating
240
Cooling System
242
Engine Fan Noise
247
Power Steering Fluid
248
Windshield Washer Fluid
249
Brakes
250
Battery
254
Jump Starting
254
All-Wheel Drive
259
Rear Axle
260
Front Axle
261
Bulb Replacement
262
Halogen Bulbs
262
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
262
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
266
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
267
Replacement Bulbs
268
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
269
Tires
270
Tire Sidewall Labelling
271
Tire Terminology and Definitions
273
Inflation - Tire Pressure
276
Tire Inspection and Rotation
277
When It Is Time for New Tires
278
Buying New Tires
279
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
280
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
281
Wheel Replacement
282
Tire Chains
283
If a Tire Goes Flat
283
Changing a Flat Tire
284
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
285
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
288
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
294
Compact Spare Tire
296
Appearance Care
296
Fabric/Carpet
297
Vinyl
298
Leather
299
Instrument Panel
299
Interior Plastic Components
299
Glass Surfaces
299
Care of Safety Belts
299
Weatherstrips
300
Washing Your Vehicle
300
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
300
Finish Care
300
Windshield and Wiper Blades
301
Aluminum Wheels
302
Tires
302
Sheet Metal Damage
303
Finish Damage
303
Underbody Maintenance
303
Chemical Paint Spotting
303
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
304
Vehicle Identification
305
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
305
Service Parts Identification Label
305
Electrical System
306
Add-On Electrical Equipment
306
Headlamp Wiring
306
Windshield Wiper Fuses
306
Power Windows and Other Power Options
306
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
307
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
308
Underhood Fuse Block
310
Capacities and Specifications
313
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
314
Maintenance Schedule
315
Maintenance Schedule
316
Introduction
316
Maintenance Requirements
316
Your Vehicle and the Environment
316
How This Section is Organized
317
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
318
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
318
Selecting the Right Schedule
319
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
321
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
330
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
338
At Each Fuel Fill
338
At Least Once a Month
338
At Least Twice a Year
338
At Least Once a Year
339
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
342
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
342
Exhaust System Inspection
342
Fuel System Inspection
342
Engine Cooling System Inspection
342
Throttle System Inspection
343
Transfer Case and Front Axle (All-Wheel Drive) Inspection
343
Brake System Inspection
343
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
343
Part E: Maintenance Record
345
Customer Assistance and Information
349
Customer Assistance and Information
350
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
350
Online Owner Center
352
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
352
Customer Assistance Offices
352
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
354
Roadside Assistance Program
354
Courtesy Transportation
356
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
358
Reporting Safety Defects
359
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
359
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
359
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
360
Service Publications Ordering Information
360
Index
363

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Astro Manual

What contains the 2005 Astro manual?

The Chevrolet Astro owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Astro. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Astro 2005 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Astro
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Astro owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Astro year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Astro (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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