2006 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2006 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
3.15 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Second Row)
16
50/50 Split Bench Seat (Third Row)
19
Bench Seat (Third Row)
24
Bucket Seats (Second Row)
29
Safety Belts
33
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
33
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
37
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
38
Driver Position
38
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
45
Right Front Passenger Position
45
Center Passenger Position
45
Rear Outside Passenger Positions
47
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
49
Safety Belt Extender
51
Child Restraints
52
Older Children
52
Infants and Young Children
55
Child Restraint Systems
58
Where to Put the Restraint
62
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
63
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
70
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
72
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
74
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
74
Airbag System
78
Where Are the Airbags?
80
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
83
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
84
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
84
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
85
Passenger Sensing System
86
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Restraint System Check
91
Checking the Restraint Systems
91
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
92
Features and Controls
93
Keys
95
Remote Keyless Entry System
96
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
97
Doors and Locks
100
Door Locks
100
Power Door Locks
101
Delayed Locking
102
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
102
Rear Door Security Locks
104
Lockout Protection
105
Liftgate
105
Windows
106
Power Windows
107
Sun Visors
108
Theft-Deterrent Systems
108
Content Theft-Deterrent
108
Passlock®
110
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
110
New Vehicle Break-In
110
Ignition Positions
111
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
112
Starting the Engine
112
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
113
Engine Coolant Heater
114
Automatic Transmission Operation
115
Tow/Haul Mode
118
Four-Wheel Drive
118
Parking Brake
124
Shifting Into Park (P)
125
Shifting Out of Park (P)
127
Parking Over Things That Burn
127
Engine Exhaust
128
Running the Engine While Parked
128
Mirrors
129
Manual Rearview Mirror
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
131
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
134
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
135
Outside Manual Mirrors
138
Outside Camper-Type Mirrors
138
Outside Power Mirrors
139
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
140
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
140
Outside Curb View Assist Mirrors
141
Outside Convex Mirror
141
Outside Heated Mirrors
141
OnStar® System
142
Universal Home Remote System
144
Universal Home Remote System Operation
144
Storage Areas
148
Glove Box
148
Cupholder(s)
148
Front Storage Area
148
Center Console Storage Area
148
Luggage Carrier
148
Rear Storage Area
149
Convenience Net
150
Cargo Cover
150
Sunroof
152
Vehicle Personalization
152
Memory Seat
153
Instrument Panel
155
Instrument Panel Overview
158
Hazard Warning Flashers
159
Other Warning Devices
160
Horn
160
Tilt Wheel
160
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
161
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
161
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
162
Flash-to-Pass
163
Windshield Wipers
163
Windshield Washer
164
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
164
Cruise Control
165
Headlamps
168
Headlamps on Reminder
169
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
169
Automatic Headlamp System
170
Fog Lamps
171
Auxiliary Roof Mounted Lamp
172
Instrument Panel Brightness
172
Dome Lamps
172
Dome Lamp Override
173
Entry Lighting
173
Exit Lighting
173
Front Reading Lamps
173
Battery Run-Down Protection
174
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
174
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
175
Climate Controls
175
Climate Control System
175
Dual Climate Control System
176
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
179
Outlet Adjustment
184
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
185
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
190
Airbag Readiness Light
191
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
191
Battery Warning Light
193
Voltmeter Gage
194
Brake System Warning Light
195
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
196
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
196
Transmission Temperature Gage
197
Tire Pressure Light
198
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
199
Oil Pressure Gage
202
Security Light
203
Cruise Control Light
203
Highbeam On Light
203
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
203
Tow/Haul Mode Light
204
Fuel Gage
204
Low Fuel Warning Light
204
Driver Information Center (DIC)
205
DIC Operation and Displays
206
DIC Warnings and Messages
209
DIC Vehicle Customization
220
Audio System(s)
226
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
227
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
228
AM-FM Radio
228
Radio with CD
231
Radio with Cassette and CD
242
Radio with Six-Disc CD
256
Navigation/Radio System
271
Rear Seat Entertainment System
271
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
282
Theft-Deterrent Feature
283
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
284
Radio Reception
285
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
285
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
286
Care of the 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
293
Braking
294
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
295
Braking in Emergencies
296
Locking Rear Axle
296
StabiliTrak® System
297
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
299
Steering
300
Off-Road Recovery
302
Passing
302
Loss of Control
304
Off-Road Driving
305
Driving at Night
320
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
322
City Driving
324
Freeway Driving
325
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
326
Highway Hypnosis
327
Hill and Mountain Roads
328
Winter Driving
330
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
334
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
334
Recovery Hooks
335
Loading Your Vehicle
336
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
341
Towing
346
Towing Your Vehicle
346
Recreational Vehicle Towing
346
Level Control
349
Autoride®
350
Towing a Trailer
350
Trailer Recommendations
367
Service and Appearance Care
369
Service
371
Accessories and Modifications
371
California Proposition 65 Warning
371
Doing Your Own Service Work
372
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
372
Fuel
373
Gasoline Octane
373
Gasoline Specifications
373
California Fuel
373
Additives
374
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
375
Fuels in Foreign Countries
376
Filling the Tank
376
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
378
Checking Things Under the Hood
378
Hood Release
379
Engine Compartment Overview
380
Engine Oil
383
Engine Oil Life System
386
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
388
Automatic Transmission Fluid
390
Engine Coolant
393
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
396
Engine Overheating
396
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
398
Cooling System
398
Engine Fan Noise
403
Power Steering Fluid
404
Windshield Washer Fluid
405
Brakes
406
Battery
409
Jump Starting
410
All-Wheel Drive
415
Rear Axle
415
Four-Wheel Drive
417
Front Axle
418
Bulb Replacement
419
Halogen Bulbs
419
Headlamps
419
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
420
Side Identification Marker Lamps
422
Roof Marker Lamps
422
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
424
Replacement Bulbs
425
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
426
Tires
427
Tire Sidewall Labeling
428
Tire Terminology and Definitions
431
Inflation - Tire Pressure
433
Tire Pressure Monitor System
434
Tire Inspection and Rotation
438
When It Is Time for New Tires
439
Buying New Tires
440
Different Size Tires and Wheels
441
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
442
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
443
Wheel Replacement
443
Tire Chains
445
If a Tire Goes Flat
446
Changing a Flat Tire
447
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
448
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
467
Appearance Care
467
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
467
Fabric/Carpet
469
Leather
469
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
470
Care of Safety Belts
470
Weatherstrips
470
Washing Your Vehicle
471
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
471
Finish Care
471
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
472
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
473
Tires
474
Sheet Metal Damage
474
Finish Damage
474
Underbody Maintenance
474
Chemical Paint Spotting
474
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
475
Vehicle Identification
476
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
476
Service Parts Identification Label
476
Electrical System
477
Add-On Electrical Equipment
477
Windshield Wiper Fuses
477
Power Windows and Other Power Options
477
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
477
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
478
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
480
Underhood Fuse Block
481
Capacities and Specifications
486
Maintenance Schedule
489
Maintenance Schedule
490
Introduction
490
Maintenance Requirements
490
Your Vehicle and the Environment
490
Using the Maintenance Schedule
491
Scheduled Maintenance
492
Additional Required Services
494
Maintenance Footnotes
495
Owner Checks and Services
497
At Each Fuel Fill
497
At Least Once a Month
498
At Least Once a Year
498
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
500
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
502
Engine Drive Belt Routing
503
Maintenance Record
504
Customer Assistance and Information
507
Customer Assistance and Information
508
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
508
Online Owner Center
510
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
510
Customer Assistance Offices
510
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
512
Roadside Assistance Program
512
Courtesy Transportation
514
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
516
Collision Damage Repair
517
Reporting Safety Defects
520
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
520
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
520
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
521
Service Publications Ordering Information
521
Index
523

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Suburban
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Suburban, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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

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