2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner's Manual

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Monte Carlo
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.41 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Power Seat
8
Manual Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
13
Seatback Latches
14
Easy Entry Seat
15
Rear Seats
16
Split Folding Rear Seat
16
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
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
30
Right Front Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
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
38
Child Restraint Systems
42
Where to Put the Restraint
45
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
54
Airbag System
58
Where Are the Airbags?
61
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
65
Passenger Sensing System
66
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
72
Restraint System Check
73
Checking the Restraint Systems
73
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
74
Features and Controls
75
Keys
76
Remote Keyless Entry System
77
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
78
Doors and Locks
83
Door Locks
83
Power Door Locks
84
Automatic Door Lock
84
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
85
Lockout Protection
85
Trunk
85
Windows
87
Power Windows
88
Sun Visors
88
Theft-Deterrent Systems
89
Content Theft-Deterrent
89
90
Operation
90
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
92
New Vehicle Break-In
92
Ignition Positions
92
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
93
Starting the Engine
93
Engine Coolant Heater
94
Displacement on Demand™ (DoD™) (5.3L V8 Engine)
95
Automatic Transaxle Operation
96
Parking Brake
99
Shifting Into Park (P)
100
Shifting Out of Park (P)
101
Parking Over Things That Burn
102
Engine Exhaust
102
Running the Engine While Parked
103
Mirrors
104
Manual Rearview Mirror
104
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
104
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
104
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
105
Outside Power Mirrors
105
Outside Convex Mirror
106
Outside Heated Mirrors
106
OnStar® System
106
Universal Home Remote System
108
Universal Home Remote System Operation
109
Storage Areas
113
Glove Box
113
Cupholder(s)
113
Center Console Storage Area
113
Rear Seat Armrest
113
Convenience Net
113
Sunroof
114
Instrument Panel
115
Instrument Panel Overview
118
Hazard Warning Flashers
120
Other Warning Devices
120
Horn
120
Tilt Wheel
120
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
121
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
121
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
122
Flash-to-Pass
122
Windshield Wipers
122
Windshield Washer
123
Cruise Control
124
Exterior Lamps
127
Delayed Headlamps
128
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
128
Fog Lamps
129
Instrument Panel Brightness
129
Courtesy Lamps
129
Dome Lamp
129
Entry Lighting
130
Delayed Entry Lighting
130
Delayed Exit Lighting
130
Parade Dimming
131
Reading Lamps
131
Battery Run-Down Protection
131
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
131
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
132
Climate Controls
133
Climate Control System
133
Outlet Adjustment
136
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
137
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
138
Instrument Panel Cluster
139
Speedometer and Odometer
140
Tachometer
140
Safety Belt Reminder Light
140
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
141
Airbag Readiness Light
141
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
142
Charging System Light
144
Brake System Warning Light
145
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
146
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
146
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
147
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
147
Tire Pressure Light
148
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
148
Oil Pressure Light
151
Security Light
151
Fog Lamp Light
152
Cruise Control Light
152
Highbeam On Light
152
Fuel Gage
152
Driver Information Center (DIC)
153
DIC Operation and Displays
154
DIC Warnings and Messages
160
DIC Vehicle Customization
167
Audio System(s)
173
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
174
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
175
Radio with CD (Base)
176
Radio with CD (MP3)
181
Theft-Deterrent Feature
196
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
197
Radio Reception
197
Care of Your CDs
198
Care of the CD Player
198
Backglass Antenna
199
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
199
Driving Your Vehicle
201
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
202
Defensive Driving
202
Drunken Driving
203
Control of a Vehicle
205
Braking
206
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
207
Braking in Emergencies
208
Traction Control System (TCS)
209
Steering
210
Off-Road Recovery
213
Passing
213
Loss of Control
214
Driving at Night
216
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
217
City Driving
219
Freeway Driving
220
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
221
Highway Hypnosis
222
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
224
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
228
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
229
Loading Your Vehicle
229
Towing
234
Towing Your Vehicle
234
Recreational Vehicle Towing
234
Towing a Trailer
236
Service and Appearance Care
243
Service
245
Accessories and Modifications
245
California Proposition 65 Warning
245
Doing Your Own Service Work
246
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
246
Fuel
246
Gasoline Octane
247
Gasoline Specifications
247
California Fuel
247
Additives
248
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
248
Fuels in Foreign Countries
249
Filling the Tank
250
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
252
Checking Things Under the Hood
252
Hood Release
253
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
259
Engine Oil Life System
262
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
264
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
265
Engine Coolant
268
Pressure Cap
270
Engine Overheating
271
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
273
Cooling System
273
Power Steering Fluid
280
Windshield Washer Fluid
281
Brakes
282
Battery
284
Jump Starting
285
Headlamp Aiming
289
Bulb Replacement
289
Halogen Bulbs
289
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
290
Taillamps, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
292
Back-Up Lamps
293
Replacement Bulbs
293
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
294
Tires
296
Tire Sidewall Labeling
297
Tire Terminology and Definitions
299
Inflation - Tire Pressure
302
Tire Pressure Monitor System
304
Tire Inspection and Rotation
308
When It Is Time for New Tires
309
Buying New Tires
310
Different Size Tires and Wheels
311
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
312
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
313
Wheel Replacement
313
Tire Chains
315
If a Tire Goes Flat
316
Changing a Flat Tire
316
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
318
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
319
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
325
Compact Spare Tire
327
Appearance Care
327
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
327
Fabric/Carpet
329
Leather
329
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
330
Care of Safety Belts
330
Weatherstrips
330
Washing Your Vehicle
331
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
331
Finish Care
331
Windshield and Wiper Blades
332
Aluminum Wheels
332
Tires
333
Sheet Metal Damage
333
Finish Damage
333
Underbody Maintenance
333
Chemical Paint Spotting
334
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
334
Vehicle Identification
335
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
335
Service Parts Identification Label
335
Electrical System
336
Add-On Electrical Equipment
336
Headlamp Wiring
336
Windshield Wiper Fuses
336
Power Windows and Other Power Options
336
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
337
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
337
Underhood Fuse Block
339
Capacities and Specifications
342
Maintenance Schedule
345
Maintenance Schedule
346
Introduction
346
Maintenance Requirements
346
Your Vehicle and the Environment
346
Using the Maintenance Schedule
347
Scheduled Maintenance
348
Additional Required Services
350
Maintenance Footnotes
351
Owner Checks and Services
352
At Each Fuel Fill
352
At Least Once a Month
353
At Least Once a Year
353
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
356
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
357
Maintenance Record
358
Customer Assistance and Information
361
Customer Assistance and Information
362
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Online Owner Center
363
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
364
Customer Assistance Offices
364
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
365
Roadside Assistance Program
365
Courtesy Transportation
367
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
369
Collision Damage Repair
370
Reporting Safety Defects
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
374
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
374
Service Publications Ordering Information
375
Index
377

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Manual

What contains the 2006 Monte Carlo manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Monte Carlo owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Monte Carlo year 2006 free?

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The Chevrolet Monte Carlo (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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