2005 Chevrolet Ssr Owner's Manual

2005 Chevrolet Ssr owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Ssr
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
3.01 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet SSR BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Seatback Latches
12
Safety Belts
12
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
12
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
18
Driver Position
18
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
24
Passenger Position
25
Safety Belt Extender
25
Child Restraints
25
Older Children
25
Infants and Young Children
28
Child Restraint Systems
30
Top Strap
34
Top Strap Anchor Location
35
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
36
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
38
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
40
Airbag System
44
Where Are the Airbags?
47
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
49
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
51
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
51
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
52
Airbag Off Switch
53
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
57
Restraint System Check
57
Checking Your Restraint Systems
57
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
58
Features and Controls
59
Keys
61
Remote Keyless Entry System
63
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
64
Doors and Locks
67
Door Locks
67
Power Door Locks
68
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
68
Tailgate
69
Windows
69
Power Windows
70
Sun Visors
71
Theft-Deterrent Systems
71
Content Theft-Deterrent
71
Passlock®
73
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
73
New Vehicle Break-In
73
Ignition Positions
74
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
75
Starting Your Engine
75
Automatic Transmission Operation
77
Manual Transmission Operation
79
Parking Brake
81
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
82
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
83
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
83
Parking Over Things That Burn
84
Engine Exhaust
84
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
85
Mirrors
86
Manual Rearview Mirror
86
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with HomeLink®
86
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
87
Outside Convex Mirror
87
Outside Automatic Dimming Heated Mirror
88
HomeLink® Transmitter
88
HomeLink®
88
Programming the HomeLink®
89
Storage Areas
93
Glove Box
93
Cupholder(s)
93
Instrument Panel Storage Area
93
Center Console Storage Area
93
Map Pocket
93
Cargo Cover
94
Cargo Tie Downs
97
Floor Tracks
98
Cargo Net System
100
Side-Saddle Storage
105
Convertible Top
109
Lowering the Convertible Top
111
Raising the Convertible Top
112
Vehicle Personalization
117
Memory Seat
117
Hazard Warning Flashers
123
Other Warning Devices
123
Horn
124
Tilt Wheel
124
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
124
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
125
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
126
Flash-to-Pass
126
Windshield Wipers
126
Windshield Washer
127
Cruise Control
127
Exterior Lamps
130
Headlamps on Reminder
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
132
Automatic Headlamp System
132
Fog Lamps
133
Interior Lamps
134
Instrument Panel Brightness
134
Theater Dimming
135
Exit Lighting
135
Perimeter Lighting
135
Map Lamps
135
Battery Run-Down Protection
135
Center Console Switchbank
136
Accessory Power Outlets
136
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
137
Climate Controls
138
Climate Control System
138
Outlet Adjustment
140
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
141
Instrument Panel Cluster
142
Speedometer and Odometer
143
Trip Odometer
143
Tachometer
144
Engine Speed Limiter
144
Safety Belt Reminder Light
144
Airbag Readiness Light
145
Airbag Off Light
146
Charging System Light
147
Brake System Warning Light
148
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
149
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light (Automatic Transmission)
149
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
150
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
150
Oil Pressure Gage
154
Change Engine Oil Light
155
Security Light
155
Cruise Control Light
155
Reduced Engine Power Light
156
Highbeam On Light
156
Check Gages Warning Light
156
Fuel Gage
157
Auxiliary Gage Package
158
Driver Information Center (DIC)
160
DIC Controls and Displays
160
DIC Warnings and Messages
163
DIC Vehicle Personalization
170
Audio System(s)
176
Setting the Time
177
Radio with CD
177
Radio with Six-Disc CD
189
Theft-Deterrent Feature
200
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
200
Radio Reception
201
Care of Your CDs
201
Care of Your CD Player
201
Integrated Windshield Antenna
201
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
204
Defensive Driving
204
Drunken Driving
205
Control of a Vehicle
207
Braking
208
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
208
Braking in Emergencies
210
Traction Control System (TCS) (Automatic Transmission)
210
Steering
212
Off-Road Recovery
214
Passing
214
Loss of Control
215
Driving at Night
217
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
218
City Driving
221
Freeway Driving
222
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
223
Highway Hypnosis
223
Hill and Mountain Roads
224
Winter Driving
226
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
230
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
230
Loading Your Vehicle
231
Towing
236
Towing Your Vehicle
236
Recreational Vehicle Towing
236
Trailer Recommendations
237
Towing a Trailer
237
Service and Appearance Care
251
Service
253
Doing Your Own Service Work
254
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
255
Fuel
255
Gasoline Octane
255
Gasoline Specifications
255
California Fuel
256
Additives
256
Fuels in Foreign Countries
257
Filling Your Tank
258
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
260
Checking Things Under the Hood
260
Hood Release
261
Engine Compartment Overview
262
Engine Oil
263
Engine Oil Life System
266
Engine Cover
268
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
269
Automatic Transmission Fluid
271
Manual Transmission Fluid
274
Hydraulic Clutch
275
Engine Coolant
276
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
278
Engine Overheating
278
Cooling System
280
Power Steering Fluid
283
Windshield Washer Fluid
284
Brakes
285
Battery
288
Jump Starting
288
Rear Axle
293
Headlamp Aiming
294
Bulb Replacement
294
Halogen Bulbs
294
Headlamps
294
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
296
Taillamps
298
Back-Up Lamps
299
Replacement Bulbs
299
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
300
Tires
302
Tire Sidewall Labelling
303
Tire Terminology and Definitions
305
Inflation - Tire Pressure
308
Tire Inspection and Rotation
310
When It Is Time for New Tires
310
Buying New Tires
311
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
312
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
313
Wheel Replacement
313
Tire Chains
316
If a Tire Goes Flat
316
Tire Inflator Kit
318
Air Compressor
320
Appearance Care
324
Fabric/Carpet
324
Vinyl
326
Leather
326
Instrument Panel
326
Interior Plastic Components
326
Glass Surfaces
326
Care of Safety Belts
327
Weatherstrips
327
Washing Your Vehicle
327
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
328
Finish Care
328
Windshield and Wiper Blades
329
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
329
Tires
330
Sheet Metal Damage
330
Finish Damage
330
Underbody Maintenance
331
Chemical Paint Spotting
331
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
331
Vehicle Identification
332
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
332
Service Parts Identification Label
333
Electrical System
333
Add-On Electrical Equipment
333
Headlamps
333
Windshield Wiper Fuses
334
Power Windows and Other Power Options
334
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
334
Floor Console Fuse Block
335
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
338
Relay Center
341
Capacities and Specifications
343
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
352
At Each Fuel Fill
353
At Least Once a Month
353
At Least Once a Year
353
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
356
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
358
Maintenance Record
359
Customer Assistance and Information
363
Customer Assistance and Information
364
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
364
Online Owner Center
366
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
366
Customer Assistance Offices
366
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
368
Roadside Assistance Program
368
Courtesy Transportation
370
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
372
Reporting Safety Defects
373
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
373
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
373
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
373
Service Publications Ordering Information
374
Index
377

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Ssr Manual

What contains the 2005 Ssr manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Ssr Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Ssr year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Ssr (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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