2006 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

2006 Chevrolet Express owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Express
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.56 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet Express BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seat
9
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Rear Seats
11
Rear Seat Operation
11
Safety Belts
15
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
15
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
20
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Center Passenger Position (3rd, 4th and 5th Row)
30
Center Passenger Position (2nd Row)
31
Rear Outside Passenger Positions
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
33
Safety Belt Pretensioners
35
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
36
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
42
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
48
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position or the Second Row Center Seat Position
56
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Seat Position (3rd, 4th, and 5th Row)
59
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag Off Switch)
66
Airbag System
71
Where Are the Airbags?
74
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
77
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
77
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
78
Airbag Off Switch
79
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Restraint System Check
89
Checking the Restraint Systems
89
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
90
Features and Controls
91
Keys
92
Remote Keyless Entry System
93
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
94
Doors and Locks
97
Door Locks
97
Power Door Locks
98
Cargo Door Relocking
98
Rear Door Security Locks
98
Lockout Protection
99
Sliding Side Door
100
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
101
Rear Doors
102
Windows
104
Manual Windows
105
Power Windows
105
Swing-Out Windows
106
Sun Visors
107
Theft-Deterrent Systems
107
Passlock®
107
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
108
New Vehicle Break-In
108
Ignition Positions
108
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
109
Starting the Engine
109
Fuel Regulator
110
Engine Coolant Heater
110
Automatic Transmission Operation
112
Parking Brake
114
Shifting Into Park (P)
115
Shifting Out of Park (P)
116
Parking Over Things That Burn
117
Engine Exhaust
117
Running the Engine While Parked
118
Mirrors
119
Manual Rearview Mirror
119
Outside Manual Mirror
119
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
119
Outside Power Mirrors
120
Outside Convex Mirror
121
Outside Heated Mirrors
121
Storage Areas
121
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
128
Horn
128
Tilt Wheel
128
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
129
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
130
Flash-to-Pass
131
Windshield Wipers
131
Windshield Washer
132
Cruise Control
132
Exterior Lamps
135
Headlamps on Reminder
136
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
136
Instrument Panel Brightness
137
Dome Lamps
137
Dome Lamp Override
137
Entry Lighting
138
Exit Lighting
138
Reading Lamps
138
Battery Run-Down Protection
138
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
138
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
139
Climate Controls
140
Climate Control System
140
Outlet Adjustment
142
Rear Heating System
143
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
143
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
145
Instrument Panel Cluster
146
Speedometer and Odometer
147
Trip Odometer
147
Engine Speed Limiter
147
Safety Belt Reminder Light
148
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
148
Airbag Readiness Light
149
Airbag Off Light
150
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
151
Charging System Light
154
Voltmeter Gage
154
Brake System Warning Light
155
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
156
StabiliTrak® Not Ready Light
157
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
157
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
158
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
158
Oil Pressure Gage
161
Change Engine Oil Light
162
Security Light
162
Cruise Control Light
163
Reduced Engine Power Light
163
Highbeam On Light
164
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
164
Tow/Haul Mode Light
164
Check Gages Warning Light
164
Fuel Gage
165
Audio System(s)
166
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
167
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
167
AM-FM Radio
168
Radio with CD
170
Radio with Cassette and CD
175
Radio with Six-Disc CD
187
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
198
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
198
Radio Reception
199
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
199
Care of Your CDs
200
Care of the CD Player
201
Fixed Mast Antenna
201
Chime Level Adjustment
201
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
204
Defensive Driving
204
Drunken Driving
205
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
208
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
209
Braking in Emergencies
210
Locking Rear Axle
210
StabiliTrak® System
211
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
213
Steering
213
Off-Road Recovery
216
Passing
216
Loss of Control
218
Driving at Night
219
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
220
City Driving
222
Freeway Driving
223
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
224
Highway Hypnosis
225
Hill and Mountain Roads
226
Winter Driving
227
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
231
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
232
Loading Your Vehicle
232
Towing
237
Towing Your Vehicle
237
Recreational Vehicle Towing
237
Towing a Trailer
239
Service and Appearance Care
255
Service
257
Accessories and Modifications
257
California Proposition 65 Warning
257
Doing Your Own Service Work
258
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
259
Fuel
259
Gasoline Octane
259
Gasoline Specifications
259
California Fuel
260
Additives
260
Fuels in Foreign Countries
261
Filling the Tank
262
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
264
Checking Things Under the Hood
264
Hood Release
265
Engine Compartment Overview
266
Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine)
267
Engine Oil Life System (Gasoline Engine)
270
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
272
Automatic Transmission Fluid
273
Engine Coolant
276
Radiator Pressure Cap
279
Engine Overheating
279
Cooling System
280
Engine Fan Noise
286
Power Steering Fluid
286
Windshield Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
288
Battery
292
Jump Starting
293
All-Wheel Drive
297
Rear Axle
298
Front Axle
298
Noise Control System
299
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
299
Bulb Replacement
300
Halogen Bulbs
301
Headlamps
301
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
303
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
304
Taillamps
304
Replacement Bulbs
305
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
306
Tires
307
Tire Sidewall Labeling
308
Tire Terminology and Definitions
311
Inflation - Tire Pressure
313
Dual Tire Operation
315
Tire Inspection and Rotation
315
When It Is Time for New Tires
317
Buying New Tires
318
Different Size Tires and Wheels
319
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
320
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
321
Wheel Replacement
321
Tire Chains
323
If a Tire Goes Flat
324
Changing a Flat Tire
325
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
326
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
329
Secondary Latch System
334
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
336
Spare Tire
338
Appearance Care
338
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
338
Fabric/Carpet
340
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
341
Care of Safety Belts
341
Weatherstrips
341
Washing Your Vehicle
342
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
342
Finish Care
342
Windshield and Wiper Blades
343
Aluminum Wheels
344
Tires
344
Sheet Metal Damage
345
Finish Damage
345
Underbody Maintenance
345
Chemical Paint Spotting
345
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
346
Vehicle Identification
347
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
347
Service Parts Identification Label
347
Electrical System
348
Add-On Electrical Equipment
348
Headlamp Wiring
348
Windshield Wiper Fuses
348
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
348
Floor Console Fuse Block
349
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
350
Capacities and Specifications
353
Maintenance Schedule
355
Maintenance Schedule
356
Introduction
356
Maintenance Requirements
356
Your Vehicle and the Environment
356
Using the Maintenance Schedule
357
Scheduled Maintenance (Gasoline Engine)
358
Additional Required Services (Gasoline Engine)
360
Maintenance Footnotes (Gasoline Engine)
361
Owner Checks and Services
363
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000 km)
363
At Each Fuel Fill
364
At Least Once a Month
364
At Least Once a Year
365
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants (Gasoline Engine)
367
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
369
Maintenance Record
370
Customer Assistance and Information
373
Customer Assistance and Information
374
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
374
Online Owner Center
376
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
376
Customer Assistance Offices
376
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
378
Roadside Assistance Program
378
Courtesy Transportation
380
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
382
Collision Damage Repair
383
Reporting Safety Defects
387
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
387
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
388
Service Publications Ordering Information
388
Index
391

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

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

Where to download the 2006 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner manual for the 2006 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2006 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2006 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Express (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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