2005 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.42 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Express Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seat
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
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
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
29
Center Passenger Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
30
Rear Seat Passengers
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
45
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Top Strap
52
Top Strap Anchor Location
53
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
55
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (2nd Row)
59
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
61
Airbag System
65
Where Are the Airbags?
68
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
69
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
70
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
71
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
71
Airbag Off Switch
72
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
85
Door Locks
85
Power Door Locks
86
Cargo Door Relocking
86
Rear Door Security Locks
86
Lockout Protection
87
Sliding Side Door
88
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
90
Rear Doors
91
Windows
93
Manual Windows
93
Power Windows
94
Swing-Out Windows
95
Sun Visors
95
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Passlock®
96
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
96
New Vehicle Break-In
96
Ignition Positions
97
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
97
Starting Your Engine
98
Fuel Regulator
98
Engine Coolant Heater
99
Automatic Transmission Operation
100
All-Wheel Drive
102
Parking Brake
102
Shifting Into Park (P)
103
Shifting Out of Park (P)
104
Parking Over Things That Burn
105
Engine Exhaust
105
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
106
Mirrors
107
Manual Rearview Mirror
107
Outside Manual Mirror
107
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
107
Outside Power Mirrors
108
Outside Convex Mirror
108
Outside Heated Mirrors
109
OnStar® System
109
Storage Areas
110
Instrument Panel
111
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Hazard Warning Flashers
116
Other Warning Devices
116
Horn
116
Tilt Wheel
116
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
117
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
118
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
118
Flash-to-Pass
119
Windshield Wipers
119
Windshield Washer
120
Cruise Control
120
Exterior Lamps
123
Headlamps on Reminder
124
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
124
Instrument Panel Brightness
125
Dome Lamps
125
Dome Lamp Override
125
Entry Lighting
126
Exit Lighting
126
Reading Lamps
126
Battery Run-Down Protection
126
Accessory Power Outlets
126
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
127
Climate Controls
128
Climate Control System
128
Outlet Adjustment
130
Rear Heating System
130
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
131
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
132
Instrument Panel Cluster
133
Speedometer and Odometer
134
Trip Odometer
134
Engine Speed Limiter
134
Safety Belt Reminder Light
135
Airbag Readiness Light
135
Airbag Off Light
136
Charging System Light
138
Voltmeter Gage
138
Brake System Warning Light
139
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
140
StabiliTrak Not Ready Light
140
StabiliTrak Indicator Light
141
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
141
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
142
Oil Pressure Gage
144
Change Engine Oil Light
145
Security Light
146
Cruise Control Light
146
Reduced Engine Power Light
147
Highbeam On Light
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
147
Tow/Haul Mode Light
148
Check Gages Warning Light
148
Fuel Gage
148
Audio System(s)
149
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
150
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
150
AM-FM Radio
150
Radio with CD
153
Radio with Cassette and CD
157
Radio with Six-Disc CD
170
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
181
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
181
Radio Reception
182
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
182
Care of Your CDs
184
Care of Your CD Player
184
Fixed Mast Antenna
184
Chime Level Adjustment
184
Driving Your Vehicle
185
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunken Driving
186
Control of a Vehicle
189
Braking
189
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
190
Braking in Emergencies
191
Locking Rear Axle
191
StabiliTrak® System
192
Steering
194
Off-Road Recovery
196
Passing
196
Loss of Control
198
Driving at Night
199
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
200
City Driving
203
Freeway Driving
204
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
205
Highway Hypnosis
205
Hill and Mountain Roads
206
Winter Driving
208
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
212
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
212
Loading Your Vehicle
213
Towing
218
Towing Your Vehicle
218
Recreational Vehicle Towing
218
Towing a Trailer
218
Service and Appearance Care
231
Service
233
Doing Your Own Service Work
234
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
235
Fuel
235
Gasoline Octane
235
Gasoline Specifications
235
California Fuel
236
Additives
236
Fuels in Foreign Countries
237
Filling Your Tank
238
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
240
Checking Things Under the Hood
240
Hood Release
241
Engine Compartment Overview
242
Engine Oil
243
Engine Oil Life System
246
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
247
Automatic Transmission Fluid
249
Engine Coolant
252
Radiator Pressure Cap
254
Engine Overheating
254
Cooling System
256
Engine Fan Noise
262
Power Steering Fluid
262
Windshield Washer Fluid
263
Brakes
264
Battery
267
Jump Starting
268
All-Wheel Drive
273
Rear Axle
274
Front Axle
274
Noise Control System
275
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
275
Bulb Replacement
276
Halogen Bulbs
277
Headlamps
277
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
278
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
279
Taillamps
279
Replacement Bulbs
280
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
281
Tires
282
Tire Sidewall Labelling
283
Tire Terminology and Definitions
286
Inflation - Tire Pressure
288
Dual Tire Operation
289
Tire Inspection and Rotation
290
When It Is Time for New Tires
292
Buying New Tires
292
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
293
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
294
Wheel Replacement
295
Tire Chains
296
If a Tire Goes Flat
297
Changing a Flat Tire
298
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
299
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
302
Secondary Latch System
307
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
310
Spare Tire
312
Appearance Care
312
Fabric/Carpet
313
Vinyl
315
Instrument Panel
315
Interior Plastic Components
315
Glass Surfaces
315
Care of Safety Belts
315
Weatherstrips
316
Washing Your Vehicle
316
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
316
Finish Care
316
Windshield and Wiper Blades
317
Aluminum Wheels
318
Tires
318
Sheet Metal Damage
319
Finish Damage
319
Underbody Maintenance
319
Chemical Paint Spotting
319
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
320
Vehicle Identification
321
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
321
Service Parts Identification Label
321
Electrical System
322
Add-On Electrical Equipment
322
Headlamp Wiring
322
Windshield Wiper Fuses
322
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
322
Floor Console Fuse Block
323
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
324
Capacities and Specifications
327
Maintenance Schedule
329
Maintenance Schedule
330
Introduction
330
Maintenance Requirements
330
Your Vehicle and the Environment
330
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
331
Scheduled Maintenance
332
Additional Required Services
334
Maintenance Footnotes
336
Owner Checks and Services
338
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000km)
338
At Each Fuel Fill
338
At Least Once a Month
338
At Least Once a Year
339
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
341
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
343
Customer Assistance and Information
348
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
348
Online Owner Center
349
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
350
Customer Assistance Offices
350
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
351
Roadside Assistance Program
352
Courtesy Transportation
353
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
355
Reporting Safety Defects
356
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
356
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
357
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
357
Service Publications Ordering Information
357
Index
359

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2005 Express manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Express, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Express (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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