2005 Chevrolet Venture Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.94 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Chevrolet Venture Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
193
Front Seats
195
Manual Seats
195
Six-Way Power Seats
196
Reclining Seatbacks
196
Head Restraints
198
Rear Seats
198
Rear Seat Operation
198
Second Row Safety Belt Stowage
198
Flip and Fold Feature
199
Split Bench Seats
200
Bucket Seats
207
Captain Chairs
213
Stowable Seat
217
Safety Belts
220
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
220
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
225
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
226
Driver Position
226
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
233
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
234
Right Front Passenger Position
234
Rear Seat Passengers
234
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
237
Safety Belt Pretensioners
239
Safety Belt Extender
239
Child Restraints
240
Older Children
240
Infants and Young Children
243
Child Restraint Systems
246
Where to Put the Restraint
249
Top Strap
249
Top Strap Anchor Location
250
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
252
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
254
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
254
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
256
Built-In Child Restraint
259
Airbag System
270
Where Are the Airbags?
273
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
275
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
277
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
277
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
278
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
280
Restraint System Check
280
Checking Your Restraint Systems
280
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
281
Features and Controls
7
Keys
9
Remote Keyless Entry System
10
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
11
Doors and Locks
14
Door Locks
14
Power Door Locks
16
Last Door Closed Locking
16
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
17
Lockout Protection
17
Dual Sliding Doors
18
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
21
Liftgate
26
Windows
28
Manual Windows
28
Power Windows
29
Side Window Latches
29
Power Rear Quarter Windows
30
Sun Visors
30
Theft-Deterrent Systems
31
Content Theft-Deterrent
31
PASS-Key® III
33
PASS-Key® III Operation
33
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
35
New Vehicle Break-In
35
Ignition Positions
36
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
37
Starting Your Engine
37
Engine Coolant Heater
38
Automatic Transaxle Operation
39
Parking Brake
42
Shifting Into Park (P)
43
Shifting Out of Park (P)
44
Parking Over Things That Burn
45
Engine Exhaust
45
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
46
Mirrors
47
Manual Rearview Mirror
47
Outside Power Mirrors
47
Outside Convex Mirror
47
Outside Heated Mirrors
48
OnStar® System
48
HomeLink® Transmitter
49
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
50
Storage Areas
53
Glove Box
53
Cupholder(s)
53
Compact Overhead Console
54
Overhead Console
54
Front Seat Storage Net
56
Luggage Carrier
56
Rear Storage Area
57
Convenience Net
58
Convenience Center
59
Vehicle Personalization
61
Entering Programming Mode
61
Delayed Illumination and Exit Lighting
62
Automatic Door Locks
63
Last Door Locking and Lockout Deterrent
64
Remote Driver Unlock Control
65
Remote Lock and Unlock Confirmation
66
Content Theft-Deterrent System
67
Arming and Disarming the Content Theft-Deterrent System
68
Exiting Programming Mode
70
Instrument Panel
71
Instrument Panel Overview
74
Hazard Warning Flashers
76
Other Warning Devices
76
Horn
76
Tilt Wheel
76
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
77
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
77
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
78
Flash-to-Pass
78
Windshield Wipers
79
Windshield Washer
79
Cruise Control
80
Exterior Lamps
84
Daytime Running Lamps/Automatic Headlamp System
84
Instrument Panel Brightness
85
Interior Lamps Control
85
Interior Lamp Override
86
Dome Lamp
86
Entry Lighting
86
Delayed Lighting
87
Exit Lighting
87
Front Reading Lamps
88
Rear Reading Lamps
88
Cargo Lamp
88
Battery Run-Down Protection
89
Switchbanks
89
Instrument Panel Switchbank
89
Overhead Console Switchbank
90
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
90
Accessory Power Outlets
93
Climate Controls
94
Climate Control System
94
Outlet Adjustment
96
Rear Climate Control System (Without Entertainment System)
97
Rear Climate Control System (With Entertainment System)
99
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
100
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
102
Instrument Panel Cluster
103
Speedometer and Odometer
105
Dual Trip Odometers
105
Tachometer
107
Safety Belt Reminder Light
107
Airbag Readiness Light
108
Brake System Warning Light
109
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
110
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
110
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
111
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
112
Highbeam On Light
115
Fuel Gage
115
Message Center
116
Service Traction System Warning Message
116
Traction Active Message
117
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Message
118
Charging System Indicator Message
118
Low Oil Pressure Message
119
Change Engine Oil Message
120
Power Sliding Door Warning Message
120
Door Ajar Warning Message
121
Rear Hatch Ajar Warning Message
121
PASS-Key® III Security Message
122
Low Fuel Warning Message
122
Driver Information Center (DIC)
123
Audio System(s)
126
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
126
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
126
AM-FM Radio
127
Radio with CD (Base Level)
129
Radio with CD (MP3)
139
Radio with Cassette and CD
154
Radio with Six-Disc CD
164
Entertainment System
178
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (Without Entertainment System)
184
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) (With Entertainment System)
186
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
188
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
188
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
188
Radio Reception
189
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
190
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
191
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
191
Fixed Mast Antenna
191
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
191
Driving Your Vehicle
283
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
284
Defensive Driving
284
Drunken Driving
284
Control of a Vehicle
287
Braking
287
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
288
Braking in Emergencies
290
Traction Control System (TCS)
290
Steering
292
Off-Road Recovery
294
Passing
294
Loss of Control
295
Driving at Night
297
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
298
City Driving
301
Freeway Driving
302
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
303
Highway Hypnosis
304
Hill and Mountain Roads
304
Winter Driving
306
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
310
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
311
Loading Your Vehicle
311
Towing
316
Towing Your Vehicle
316
Recreational Vehicle Towing
316
Level Control
317
Towing a Trailer
318
Service and Appearance Care
327
Service
329
Doing Your Own Service Work
330
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
331
Fuel
331
Gasoline Octane
331
Gasoline Specifications
331
California Fuel
332
Additives
332
Fuels in Foreign Countries
333
Filling Your Tank
334
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
336
Checking Things Under the Hood
336
Hood Release
337
Engine Compartment Overview
338
Engine Oil
340
Engine Oil Life System
343
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
344
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
346
Engine Coolant
349
Radiator Pressure Cap
352
Engine Overheating
352
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
354
Cooling System
354
Power Steering Fluid
360
Windshield Washer Fluid
361
Brakes
362
Battery
365
Jump Starting
366
Bulb Replacement
371
Halogen Bulbs
371
Headlamps
372
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
374
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
376
Replacement Bulbs
377
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
378
Tires
379
Tire Sidewall Labelling
380
Tire Terminology and Definitions
382
Inflation - Tire Pressure
385
Tire Inspection and Rotation
386
When It Is Time for New Tires
387
Buying New Tires
388
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
389
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
390
Wheel Replacement
390
Tire Chains
392
Accessory Inflator
392
If a Tire Goes Flat
394
Changing a Flat Tire
395
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
396
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
399
Secondary Latch System
404
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
406
Compact Spare Tire
408
Appearance Care
409
Fabric/Carpet
409
Vinyl
411
Leather
411
Instrument Panel
411
Interior Plastic Components
411
Child Restraint Pad
411
Glass Surfaces
411
Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
412
Weatherstrips
412
Washing Your Vehicle
412
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
412
Finish Care
413
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
413
Aluminum Wheels
414
Tires
414
Sheet Metal Damage
415
Finish Damage
415
Underbody Maintenance
415
Chemical Paint Spotting
415
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
416
Vehicle Identification
417
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
417
Service Parts Identification Label
417
Electrical System
418
Add-On Electrical Equipment
418
Headlamp Wiring
418
Windshield Wiper Fuses
418
Power Windows and Other Power Options
418
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
418
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
419
Underhood Fuse Block
422
Capacities and Specifications
425
Maintenance Schedule
427
Maintenance Schedule
428
Introduction
428
Maintenance Requirements
428
Your Vehicle and the Environment
428
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
429
Scheduled Maintenance
430
Additional Required Services
432
Maintenance Footnotes
433
Owner Checks and Services
435
At Each Fuel Fill
435
At Least Once a Month
435
At Least Once a Year
436
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
438
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
440
Maintenance Record
441
Customer Assistance and Information
445
Customer Assistance and Information
446
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
446
Online Owner Center
447
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
448
Customer Assistance Offices
448
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
449
Roadside Assistance Program
450
Courtesy Transportation
451
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
453
Reporting Safety Defects
454
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
454
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
455
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
455
Service Publications Ordering Information
455
Index
457

FAQ about the 2005 Chevrolet Venture Manual

What contains the 2005 Venture manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Venture

Where to download the 2005 Chevrolet Venture Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Venture year 2005 free?

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The Chevrolet Venture (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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