2006 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2006 Chevrolet Aveo owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Aveo
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
2.31 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet Aveo BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation (Sedan)
13
Rear Seat Operation (Hatchback)
15
Safety Belts
18
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
18
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
22
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
23
Driver Position
23
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
30
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
31
Center Rear Passenger Position
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
35
Safety Belt Extender
35
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
48
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
54
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
56
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
63
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
69
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
73
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Restraint System Check
75
Checking the Restraint Systems
75
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
76
Features and Controls
77
Keys
78
Remote Keyless Entry System
80
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
81
Doors and Locks
83
Door Locks
83
Central Door Unlocking System
83
Door Ajar Reminder
84
Rear Door Security Locks
84
Lockout Protection
85
Trunk (Sedan)
85
Liftgate (Hatchback)
87
Windows
88
Manual Windows
88
Power Windows
89
Sun Visors
89
Theft-Deterrent Systems
90
Theft-Deterrent System
90
Immobilizer
92
Immobilizer Operation
92
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
93
New Vehicle Break-In
93
Ignition Positions
94
Starting the Engine
95
Engine Coolant Heater
96
Automatic Transaxle Operation
97
Manual Transaxle Operation
101
Parking Brake
102
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
103
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
104
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust
106
Running the Engine While Parked
107
Mirrors
108
Manual Rearview Mirror
108
Outside Manual Mirrors
108
Outside Power Mirror
109
Outside Convex Mirror
109
Outside Heated Mirrors
109
Storage Areas
110
Glove Box
110
Cupholder(s)
110
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
111
Sunroof
111
Instrument Panel
113
Instrument Panel Overview
116
Hazard Warning Flashers
118
Other Warning Devices
118
Horn
118
Tilt Wheel
118
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
119
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
119
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
120
Flash-to-Pass
120
Windshield Wipers
120
Windshield Washer
121
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
122
Cruise Control
122
Exterior Lamps
125
Headlamps on Reminder
125
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
126
Fog Lamps
127
Instrument Panel Brightness
127
Dome Lamp
128
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
128
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
129
Climate Controls
130
Climate Control System
130
Outlet Adjustment
133
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
133
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
135
Instrument Panel Cluster
136
Speedometer and Odometer
137
Trip Odometer
137
Tachometer
137
Safety Belt Reminder Tone
137
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
138
Brake System Warning Light
139
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
140
Cruise Control Light
141
Highbeam On Light
141
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
141
Fuel Gage
142
Low Fuel Warning Light
142
Secondary Information Center (SIC)
143
Clock
144
Safety Belt Reminder Light
144
Airbag Readiness Light
144
Charging System Light
145
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
146
Hold Mode Light
146
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
146
Oil Pressure Light
149
Fog Lamp Light
150
Door Ajar Light
150
Audio System(s)
150
AM-FM Radio
151
Radio with CD (Single Display, Base Level)
153
Radio with CD (Single Display, MP3)
157
Radio with CD (Double Display, MP3/WMA)
164
Radio with Six-Disc CD (Double Display, MP3/WMA)
173
Radio Reception
181
Care of Your CDs
182
Care of the CD Player
182
Fixed Mast Antenna
182
Driving Your Vehicle
183
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
184
Defensive Driving
184
Drunken Driving
185
Control of a Vehicle
188
Braking
188
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
189
Braking in Emergencies
190
Steering
191
Off-Road Recovery
193
Passing
193
Loss of Control
195
Driving at Night
196
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
197
City Driving
199
Freeway Driving
200
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
201
Highway Hypnosis
202
Hill and Mountain Roads
202
Winter Driving
204
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
208
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
208
Loading Your Vehicle
209
Towing
216
Towing Your Vehicle
216
Recreational Vehicle Towing
216
Towing a Trailer
217
Service and Appearance Care
219
Service
221
Accessories and Modifications
221
California Proposition 65 Warning
221
Doing Your Own Service Work
222
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
222
Fuel
223
Gasoline Octane
223
Gasoline Specifications
223
California Fuel
223
Additives
224
Fuels in Foreign Countries
224
Filling the Tank
225
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
227
Checking Things Under the Hood
228
Hood Release
228
Engine Compartment Overview
230
Engine Oil
231
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
235
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
236
Manual Transaxle Fluid
238
Hydraulic Clutch
238
Engine Coolant
239
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
242
Engine Overheating
242
Cooling System
244
Power Steering Fluid
248
Windshield Washer Fluid
249
Brakes
250
Battery
253
Jump Starting
254
Headlamp Aiming
257
Bulb Replacement
258
Halogen Bulbs
258
Headlamps
258
Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
260
Turn Signal Lamps (Side)
260
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
261
Replacement Bulbs
262
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
262
Tires
263
Tire Sidewall Labeling
264
Tire Terminology and Definitions
266
Inflation - Tire Pressure
269
Tire Inspection and Rotation
270
When It Is Time for New Tires
271
Buying New Tires
272
Different Size Tires and Wheels
272
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
273
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
274
Wheel Replacement
274
Tire Chains
275
If a Tire Goes Flat
276
Changing a Flat Tire
276
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
278
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
279
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
283
Compact Spare Tire
284
Appearance Care
284
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
284
Fabric/Carpet
285
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
286
Care of Safety Belts
287
Weatherstrips
287
Washing Your Vehicle
287
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
287
Finish Care
288
Windshield and Wiper Blades
288
Aluminum Wheels
289
Tires
289
Sheet Metal Damage
290
Finish Damage
290
Underbody Maintenance
290
Chemical Paint Spotting
290
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
291
Vehicle Identification
292
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
292
Service Parts Identification Label
292
Electrical System
292
Add-On Electrical Equipment
292
Headlamp Wiring
293
Windshield Wiper Fuses
293
Power Windows and Other Power Options
293
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
293
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
294
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
295
Capacities and Specifications
298
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
299
Maintenance Schedule
301
Maintenance Schedule
302
Introduction
302
Maintenance Requirements
302
Your Vehicle and the Environment
302
How This Section is Organized
303
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
304
Using the Maintenance Schedule
304
Selecting the Right Schedule
305
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
306
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
313
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
318
At Each Fuel Fill
318
At Least Once a Month
318
At Least Twice a Year
319
At Least Once a Year
320
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
323
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
323
Exhaust System Inspection
323
Fuel System Inspection
323
Engine Cooling System Inspection
324
Brake System Inspection
324
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
325
Part E: Maintenance Record
327
Customer Assistance and Information
331
Customer Assistance and Information
332
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
332
Online Owner Center
333
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
334
Customer Assistance Offices
334
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
335
Roadside Assistance Program
335
Courtesy Transportation
337
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
339
Collision Damage Repair
340
Reporting Safety Defects
343
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
343
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
344
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
344
Service Publications Ordering Information
344
Index
347

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

What contains the 2006 Aveo manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Aveo. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Aveo 2006 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Aveo
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2006 Chevrolet Aveo Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Aveo year 2006 free?

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The Chevrolet Aveo (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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