2005 Chevrolet Blazer Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.67 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Blazer Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
18
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Driver Position
20
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Center Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Center Rear Passenger Position
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
33
Safety Belt Extender
35
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Top Strap
45
Top Strap Anchor Location
47
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
48
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
53
Center Seat Positions
55
Airbag System
56
Where Are the Airbags?
58
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
61
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
62
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
63
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-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
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
75
Rear Door Security Locks
77
Lockout Protection
77
Liftgate/Tailgate
78
Windows
81
Power Windows
82
Swing-Out Windows
83
Sun Visors
83
Theft-Deterrent Systems
83
Content Theft-Deterrent
83
Passlock®
85
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
85
New Vehicle Break-In
85
Ignition Positions
86
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
87
Starting Your Engine
87
Engine Coolant Heater
89
Automatic Transmission Operation
90
Tow/Haul Mode
93
Manual Transmission Operation
94
Four-Wheel Drive
95
Parking Brake
102
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
103
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
105
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust
106
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked (Automatic Transmission)
107
Mirrors
108
Manual Rearview Mirror
108
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
108
Outside Manual Mirror
109
Outside Power Mirrors
109
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
110
Outside Convex Mirror
110
Outside Heated Mirrors
110
HomeLink® Transmitter
110
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
112
Storage Areas
115
Glove Box
115
Overhead Console
115
Front Storage Area
118
Luggage Carrier
119
Rear Storage Area
121
Convenience Net
121
Cargo Tie Downs
121
Rear Convenience System
122
Sunroof
124
Vehicle Personalization
126
Memory Seat
126
Instrument Panel
127
Instrument Panel Overview
130
Hazard Warning Flashers
131
Other Warning Devices
132
Horn
132
Tilt Wheel
132
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
132
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
133
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
134
Flash-to-Pass
134
Windshield Wipers
135
Cruise Control
136
Exterior Lamps
139
Headlamps on Reminder
139
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
140
Automatic Headlamp System
141
Fog Lamps
142
Instrument Panel Brightness
142
Dome Lamps
142
Entry Lighting
143
Exit Lighting
143
Front Reading Lamps
143
Map Lamps
143
Battery Run-Down Protection
143
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
144
Climate Controls
145
Climate Control System
145
Outlet Adjustment
147
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
147
Instrument Panel Cluster
148
Speedometer and Odometer
150
Trip Odometer
150
Tachometer
150
Safety Belt Reminder Light
150
Airbag Readiness Light
151
Charging System Light
152
Voltmeter Gage
152
Up-Shift Light
153
Brake System Warning Light
154
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
155
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
156
Oil Pressure Gage
158
Security Light
159
Highbeam On Light
160
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
160
Tow/Haul Mode Light
160
Check Gages Warning Light
161
Gate Ajar Light
161
Fuel Gage
162
Low Fuel Warning Light
162
Driver Information Center (DIC)
163
Audio System(s)
165
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
166
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
166
AM-FM Radio
167
Radio with CD
169
Radio with Cassette and CD
177
Radio with Six-Disc CD
190
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
200
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
200
Radio Reception
201
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
201
Care of Your CDs
202
Care of Your CD Player
202
Fixed Mast Antenna
202
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
204
Driver Behavior
204
Driving Environment
204
Vehicle Design
204
Defensive Driving
205
Drunken Driving
206
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
209
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
210
Braking in Emergencies
211
Steering
212
Off-Road Recovery
214
Passing
214
Loss of Control
216
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
217
Driving at Night
232
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
234
City Driving
236
Freeway Driving
237
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
238
Highway Hypnosis
239
Hill and Mountain Roads
240
Winter Driving
242
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
246
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
246
Recovery Hooks
247
Loading Your Vehicle
248
Towing
253
Towing Your Vehicle
253
Recreational Vehicle Towing
253
Towing a Trailer
261
Service and Appearance Care
273
Service
275
Doing Your Own Service Work
276
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
277
Fuel
277
Gasoline Octane
277
Gasoline Specifications
277
California Fuel
278
Additives
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Filling Your Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
282
Checking Things Under the Hood
282
Hood Release
283
Engine Compartment Overview
284
Engine Oil
285
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transmission Fluid
291
Manual Transmission Fluid
294
Hydraulic Clutch
296
Engine Coolant
297
Radiator Pressure Cap
300
Engine Overheating
300
Cooling System
302
Engine Fan Noise
307
Power Steering Fluid
308
Windshield Washer Fluid
309
Brakes
310
Battery
313
Jump Starting
314
Rear Axle
318
Four-Wheel Drive
319
Front Axle
320
Bulb Replacement
321
Halogen Bulbs
321
Headlamps
321
One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamps
323
Two-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamps
324
Taillamps
325
Replacement Bulbs
325
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
326
Tires
328
Tire Sidewall Labelling
329
Tire Terminology and Definitions
332
Inflation - Tire Pressure
334
Tire Inspection and Rotation
336
When It Is Time for New Tires
337
Buying New Tires
338
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
339
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
340
Wheel Replacement
341
Tire Chains
342
If a Tire Goes Flat
343
Changing a Flat Tire
344
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
345
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
347
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
353
Spare Tire
356
Appearance Care
358
Fabric/Carpet
358
Vinyl
360
Leather
360
Instrument Panel
360
Interior Plastic Components
360
Wood Panels
361
Glass Surfaces
361
Care of Safety Belts
361
Weatherstrips
361
Washing Your Vehicle
362
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
362
Finish Care
362
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
363
Aluminum Wheels
364
Tires
364
Sheet Metal Damage
365
Finish Damage
365
Underbody Maintenance
365
Chemical Paint Spotting
365
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
366
Vehicle Identification
367
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
367
Service Parts Identification Label
368
Electrical System
368
Add-On Electrical Equipment
368
Headlamps
368
Windshield Wiper Fuses
369
Power Windows and Other Power Options
369
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
369
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
370
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
371
Capacities and Specifications
374
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Maintenance Requirements
376
Your Vehicle and the Environment
376
How This Section is Organized
377
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
378
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
378
Selecting the Right Schedule
379
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
380
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
391
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
399
At Each Fuel Fill
399
At Least Once a Month
399
At Least Twice a Year
400
At Least Once a Year
401
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
404
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
404
Exhaust System Inspection
404
Fuel System Inspection
404
Engine Cooling System Inspection
404
Throttle System Inspection
405
Transfer Case and Front Axle (Four-Wheel Drive) Inspection
405
Brake System Inspection
405
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
406
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
408
Part E: Maintenance Record
409
Customer Assistance and Information
411
Customer Assistance and Information
412
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
412
Online Owner Center
413
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
414
Customer Assistance Offices
414
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
415
Roadside Assistance Program
416
Courtesy Transportation
417
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
419
Reporting Safety Defects
420
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
420
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
421
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
421
Service Publications Ordering Information
421
Index
423

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Blazer Manual

What contains the 2005 Blazer manual?

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

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Blazer owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Blazer Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Blazer year 2005 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2005 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Blazer (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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