2005 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2005 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
3.56 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
12
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
14
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
60/40 Split Bench Seat
15
50/50 Split Bench Seat
17
Bench Seat
21
Bucket Seats
25
Safety Belts
27
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
27
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
32
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
32
Driver Position
33
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
40
Right Front Passenger Position
41
Center Passenger Position
41
Rear Seat Passengers
42
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
45
Safety Belt Extender
47
Child Restraints
48
Older Children
48
Infants and Young Children
50
Child Restraint Systems
53
Where to Put the Restraint
56
Top Strap
57
Top Strap Anchor Location
59
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
61
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
65
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
67
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
68
Airbag System
72
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
77
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Restraint System Check
87
Checking Your Restraint Systems
87
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
88
Features and Controls
89
Keys
91
Remote Keyless Entry System
93
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
94
Doors and Locks
96
Door Locks
96
Power Door Locks
97
Delayed Locking
98
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
99
Rear Door Security Locks
101
Lockout Protection
101
Liftgate
102
Windows
103
Manual Windows
103
Power Windows
104
Sun Visors
104
Theft-Deterrent Systems
105
Content Theft-Deterrent
105
Passlock®
107
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
107
New Vehicle Break-In
107
Ignition Positions
108
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
108
Starting Your Engine
109
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
110
Engine Coolant Heater
110
Automatic Transmission Operation
112
Tow/Haul Mode
114
Four-Wheel Drive
115
All-Wheel Drive with StabiliTrak®
120
Parking Brake
124
Shifting Into Park (P)
125
Shifting Out of Park (P)
127
Parking Over Things That Burn
127
Engine Exhaust
128
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
128
Mirrors
130
Manual Rearview Mirror
130
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
130
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
132
Outside Manual Mirrors
135
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
135
Outside Power Mirrors
136
Outside Power Camper-Type Mirror
136
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
137
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
138
Outside Curb View Assist Mirrors
138
Outside Convex Mirror
138
Outside Heated Mirrors
138
OnStar® System
139
HomeLink® Transmitter
141
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
142
Storage Areas
145
Glove Box
145
Cupholder(s)
145
Front Storage Area
145
Center Console Storage Area
146
Luggage Carrier
146
Rear Storage Area
147
Convenience Net
147
Cargo Cover
148
Sunroof
150
Vehicle Personalization
151
Memory Seat
151
Instrument Panel
153
Instrument Panel Overview
156
Hazard Warning Flashers
158
Other Warning Devices
158
Horn
158
Tilt Wheel
158
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
159
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
160
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
160
Flash-to-Pass
161
Windshield Wipers
161
Windshield Washer
162
Cruise Control
163
Headlamps
166
Headlamps on Reminder
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
168
Fog Lamps
169
Auxiliary Roof Mounted Lamp
169
Instrument Panel Brightness
170
Dome Lamps
170
Dome Lamp Override
170
Entry Lighting
170
Exit Lighting
171
Front Reading Lamps
171
Battery Run-Down Protection
171
Accessory Power Outlets
172
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
172
Climate Controls
173
Climate Control System
173
Dual Climate Control System
174
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
176
Outlet Adjustment
182
Rear Air Conditioning System
183
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
184
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
186
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
188
Instrument Panel Cluster
189
Speedometer and Odometer
190
Trip Odometer
190
Tachometer
190
Safety Belt Reminder Light
191
Airbag Readiness Light
191
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
192
Battery Warning Light
193
Voltmeter Gage
194
Brake System Warning Light
194
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
196
Traction Off Light
196
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
197
Transmission Temperature Gage
198
Tire Pressure Light
199
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
200
Oil Pressure Gage
203
Security Light
204
Cruise Control Light
204
Highbeam On Light
204
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
204
Tow/Haul Mode Light
205
Fuel Gage
205
Low Fuel Warning Light
205
Driver Information Center (DIC)
206
DIC Operation and Displays
207
DIC Warnings and Messages
210
DIC Vehicle Customization
222
Audio System(s)
228
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
229
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
229
AM-FM Radio
230
Radio with CD
233
Radio with Cassette and CD
243
Radio with Six-Disc CD
257
Rear Seat Entertainment System
271
Navigation/Radio System
282
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
282
Theft-Deterrent Feature
284
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
284
Radio Reception
285
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
286
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
287
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
287
Fixed Mast Antenna
287
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
287
Chime Level Adjustment
287
Driving Your Vehicle
289
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
290
Defensive Driving
290
Drunken Driving
291
Control of a Vehicle
294
Braking
294
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
295
Braking in Emergencies
296
Traction Assist System (TAS)
297
Locking Rear Axle
298
StabiliTrak® System
299
Steering
302
QUADRASTEER™
304
Off-Road Recovery
307
Passing
307
Loss of Control
309
Off-Road Driving
310
Driving at Night
325
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
326
City Driving
328
Freeway Driving
329
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
330
Highway Hypnosis
331
Hill and Mountain Roads
332
Winter Driving
333
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
338
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
338
Recovery Hooks
339
Loading Your Vehicle
340
Towing
345
Towing Your Vehicle
345
Recreational Vehicle Towing
345
Level Control
349
Autoride™
349
Trailer Recommendations
350
Towing a Trailer
350
Service and Appearance Care
367
Service
369
Doing Your Own Service Work
370
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
371
Fuel
371
Gasoline Octane
371
Gasoline Specifications
371
California Fuel
372
Additives
372
Fuel E-85 (85% Ethanol)
373
Fuels in Foreign Countries
374
Filling Your Tank
374
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
376
Checking Things Under the Hood
376
Hood Release
377
Engine Compartment Overview
378
Engine Oil
382
Engine Oil Life System
386
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
387
Automatic Transmission Fluid
390
Engine Coolant
393
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
395
Engine Overheating
395
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
397
Cooling System
398
Engine Fan Noise
403
Power Steering Fluid
404
Windshield Washer Fluid
406
Brakes
407
Battery
410
Jump Starting
411
All-Wheel Drive
416
Rear Axle
417
Four-Wheel Drive
418
Front Axle
419
Bulb Replacement
420
Halogen Bulbs
420
Headlamps
420
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
421
Side Identification Marker Lamps
422
Roof Marker Lamps
423
Taillamps
424
Replacement Bulbs
425
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
426
Tires
427
Tire Sidewall Labelling
428
Tire Terminology and Definitions
431
Inflation - Tire Pressure
434
Tire Pressure Monitor System
437
Tire Inspection and Rotation
440
When It Is Time for New Tires
441
Buying New Tires
442
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
443
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
444
Wheel Replacement
444
Tire Chains
446
If a Tire Goes Flat
447
Changing a Flat Tire
448
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
449
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
452
Secondary Latch System
458
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
462
Spare Tire
466
Appearance Care
466
Fabric/Carpet
467
Vinyl
468
Leather
469
Instrument Panel
469
Interior Plastic Components
469
Glass Surfaces
469
Care of Safety Belts
469
Weatherstrips
470
Washing Your Vehicle
470
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
470
Finish Care
470
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
471
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
472
Tires
472
Sheet Metal Damage
473
Finish Damage
473
Underbody Maintenance
473
Chemical Paint Spotting
473
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
474
Vehicle Identification
475
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
475
Service Parts Identification Label
475
Electrical System
475
Add-On Electrical Equipment
475
Windshield Wiper Fuses
476
Power Windows and Other Power Options
476
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
476
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
476
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
478
Underhood Fuse Block
479
Capacities and Specifications
484
Maintenance Schedule
487
Maintenance Schedule
488
Introduction
488
Maintenance Requirements
488
Your Vehicle and the Environment
488
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
488
Scheduled Maintenance
490
Additional Required Services
492
Maintenance Footnotes
494
Owner Checks and Services
496
At Each Fuel Fill
496
At Least Once a Month
496
At Least Once a Year
497
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
499
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
501
Maintenance Record
502
Customer Assistance and Information
505
Customer Assistance and Information
506
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
506
Online Owner Center
507
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
508
Customer Assistance Offices
508
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
509
Roadside Assistance Program
510
Courtesy Transportation
511
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
513
Reporting Safety Defects
514
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
514
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
515
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
515
Service Publications Ordering Information
515
Index
517

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2005 Suburban manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Suburban, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Suburban Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Suburban year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Suburban (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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