2005 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2005 Chevrolet Aveo owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Aveo
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.2 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Aveo Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
11
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation (Sedan)
12
Rear Seat Operation (Hatchback)
13
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Center Rear Passenger Position
32
Safety Belt Pretensioners
33
Safety Belt Extender
33
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
36
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
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Airbag System
54
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
57
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
58
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
58
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
58
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
60
Restraint System Check
60
Checking Your Restraint Systems
60
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
61
Features and Controls
63
Keys
64
Remote Keyless Entry System
66
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
67
Doors and Locks
69
Door Locks
69
Central Door Unlocking System
69
Door Ajar Reminder
70
Rear Door Security Locks
70
Lockout Protection
71
Trunk (Sedan)
71
Liftgate (Hatchback)
73
Windows
74
Manual Windows
74
Power Windows
75
Sun Visors
75
Theft-Deterrent Systems
76
Theft-Deterrent System
76
Immobilizer
78
Immobilizer Operation
78
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
79
New Vehicle Break-In
79
Ignition Positions
80
Starting Your Engine
81
Engine Coolant Heater
82
Automatic Transaxle Operation
83
Manual Transaxle Operation
87
Parking Brake
88
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
89
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
91
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
92
Parking Over Things That Burn
92
Engine Exhaust
93
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
94
Mirrors
95
Manual Rearview Mirror
95
Outside Manual Mirrors
95
Outside Power Mirror
96
Outside Convex Mirror
96
Outside Heated Mirrors
96
Storage Areas
97
Glove Box
97
Cupholder(s)
97
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
98
Sunroof
98
Instrument Panel
99
Instrument Panel Overview
102
Hazard Warning Flashers
103
Other Warning Devices
103
Horn
104
Tilt Wheel
104
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
104
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
105
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
105
Flash-to-Pass
105
Windshield Wipers
106
Windshield Washer
107
Exterior Lamps
107
Headlamps on Reminder
108
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
108
Fog Lamps
109
Instrument Panel Brightness
109
Dome Lamp
110
Accessory Power Outlets
110
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
111
Climate Controls
112
Climate Control System
112
Outlet Adjustment
115
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
116
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
117
Instrument Panel Cluster
118
Speedometer and Odometer
119
Trip Odometer
119
Tachometer
119
Safety Belt Reminder Tone
119
Brake System Warning Light
120
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
121
Highbeam On Light
122
Fuel Gage
122
Low Fuel Warning Light
123
Secondary Information Center (SIC)
124
Clock
125
Safety Belt Reminder Light
125
Airbag Readiness Light
126
Charging System Light
127
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
127
Hold Mode Light
128
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
128
Oil Pressure Light
131
Fog Lamp Light
132
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
132
Door Ajar Light
132
Audio System(s)
133
AM-FM Radio
133
Radio with CD (Base Level)
135
Radio with CD (MP3)
139
Radio Reception
145
Care of Your CDs
145
Care of Your CD Player
145
Fixed Mast Antenna
145
Driving Your Vehicle
147
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
148
Defensive Driving
148
Drunken Driving
149
Control of a Vehicle
151
Braking
152
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
152
Braking in Emergencies
154
Steering
154
Off-Road Recovery
157
Passing
157
Loss of Control
158
Driving at Night
160
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
161
City Driving
164
Freeway Driving
165
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
166
Highway Hypnosis
167
Hill and Mountain Roads
168
Winter Driving
169
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
174
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
174
Loading Your Vehicle
175
Towing
181
Towing Your Vehicle
181
Recreational Vehicle Towing
181
Towing a Trailer
182
Service and Appearance Care
183
Service
185
Doing Your Own Service Work
186
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
186
Fuel
187
Gasoline Octane
187
Gasoline Specifications
187
California Fuel
187
Additives
188
Fuels in Foreign Countries
188
Filling Your Tank
189
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
191
Checking Things Under the Hood
192
Hood Release
192
Engine Compartment Overview
194
Engine Oil
195
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
199
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
200
Manual Transaxle Fluid
202
Hydraulic Clutch
202
Engine Coolant
203
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
206
Engine Overheating
206
Cooling System
208
Power Steering Fluid
213
Windshield Washer Fluid
214
Brakes
215
Battery
218
Jump Starting
218
Headlamp Aiming
223
Bulb Replacement
223
Halogen Bulbs
223
Headlamps
224
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
225
Turn Signal Lamps (Side)
226
Fog Lamps
226
Sidemarker Lamps (Front)
227
Sidemarker Lamps (Rear)
228
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
228
Replacement Bulbs
229
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
229
Tires
230
Tire Sidewall Labelling
231
Tire Terminology and Definitions
233
Inflation - Tire Pressure
236
Tire Inspection and Rotation
237
When It Is Time for New Tires
239
Buying New Tires
240
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
240
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
242
Wheel Replacement
242
Tire Chains
243
If a Tire Goes Flat
243
Changing a Flat Tire
244
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
246
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
247
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
251
Compact Spare Tire
252
Appearance Care
252
Fabric/Carpet
253
Vinyl
254
Instrument Panel
255
Interior Plastic Components
255
Glass Surfaces
255
Care of Safety Belts
255
Weatherstrips
255
Washing Your Vehicle
256
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
256
Finish Care
256
Windshield and Wiper Blades
257
Aluminum Wheels
257
Tires
258
Sheet Metal Damage
258
Finish Damage
258
Underbody Maintenance
259
Chemical Paint Spotting
259
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
259
Vehicle Identification
260
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
260
Service Parts Identification Label
261
Electrical System
261
Add-On Electrical Equipment
261
Headlamp Wiring
261
Windshield Wiper Fuses
261
Power Windows and Other Power Options
261
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
262
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
262
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
264
Capacities and Specifications
267
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
268
Maintenance Schedule
269
Maintenance Schedule
270
Introduction
270
Maintenance Requirements
270
Your Vehicle and the Environment
270
How This Section is Organized
271
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
272
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
272
Selecting the Right Schedule
273
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
274
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
281
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
286
At Each Fuel Fill
286
At Least Once a Month
286
At Least Twice a Year
286
At Least Once a Year
287
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
290
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
290
Exhaust System Inspection
290
Fuel System Inspection
290
Engine Cooling System Inspection
291
Throttle System Inspection
291
Brake System Inspection
291
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
292
Part E: Maintenance Record
294
Customer Assistance and Information
297
Customer Assistance and Information
298
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
298
Online Owner Center
300
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
300
Customer Assistance Offices
300
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
302
Roadside Assistance Program
302
Courtesy Transportation
304
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
306
Reporting Safety Defects
307
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
307
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
307
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
307
Service Publications Ordering Information
308
Index
311

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

What contains the 2005 Aveo manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Aveo
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Aveo owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Aveo, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Aveo Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner manual for the 2005 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Aveo year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Aveo (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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