2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer Owner's Manual

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Trailblazer
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
3 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer/TrailBlazer EXT BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Manual Lumbar
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
Safety Belts
19
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
19
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
30
Right Front Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
54
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
56
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
57
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
63
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
68
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
70
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Restraint System Check
76
Checking the Restraint Systems
76
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
77
Features and Controls
79
Keys
81
Remote Keyless Entry System
83
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
84
Doors and Locks
86
Door Locks
86
Power Door Locks
87
Delayed Locking
87
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
88
Rear Door Security Locks
90
Lockout Protection
90
Liftgate/Liftglass
91
Windows
92
Power Windows
93
Power Rear Quarter Windows
94
Sun Visors
94
Theft-Deterrent Systems
95
Content Theft-Deterrent
95
Passlock®
96
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
97
New Vehicle Break-In
97
Ignition Positions
98
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
98
Starting the Engine
99
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
100
Engine Coolant Heater
100
Displacement on Demand™ (DoD™)
101
Automatic Transmission Operation
102
Four-Wheel Drive
105
All-Wheel Drive
108
Parking Brake
109
Shifting Into Park (P)
110
Shifting Out of Park (P)
111
Parking Over Things That Burn
112
Engine Exhaust
112
Running the Engine While Parked
113
Mirrors
114
Manual Rearview Mirror
114
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
114
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass, and Temperature Display
115
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
118
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
121
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
123
Outside Manual Mirrors
125
Outside Power Mirrors
126
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
126
Outside Convex Mirror
127
Outside Heated Mirrors
127
OnStar® System
127
Universal Home Remote System
130
Universal Home Remote System Operation
131
Storage Areas
134
Glove Box
134
Overhead Console
134
Center Console Storage Area
135
Luggage Carrier
135
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
136
Rear Floor Storage Lid
138
Convenience Net
139
Cargo Cover
139
Cargo Tie Downs
140
Sunroof
140
Vehicle Personalization
141
Memory Seat
141
Instrument Panel
143
Instrument Panel Overview
146
Hazard Warning Flashers
148
Other Warning Devices
148
Horn
148
Tilt Wheel
148
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
150
Flash-to-Pass
150
Windshield Wipers
151
Rainsense™ Wipers
151
Windshield Washer
152
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
152
Cruise Control
153
Headlamps
155
Headlamps on Reminder
156
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
156
Automatic Headlamp System
157
Fog Lamps
158
Instrument Panel Brightness
158
Dome Lamps
158
Dome Lamp Override
159
Entry Lighting
159
Exit Lighting
159
Reading Lamps
159
Battery Run-Down Protection
160
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
160
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
161
Climate Controls
161
Dual Climate Control System
161
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
164
Outlet Adjustment
168
Rear Climate Control System
168
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
172
Instrument Panel Cluster
173
Speedometer and Odometer
174
Trip Odometer
174
Tachometer
174
Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Airbag Readiness Light
176
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
177
Charging System Light
179
Voltmeter Gage
180
Brake System Warning Light
181
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
182
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light (SS Model)
182
StabiliTrak® Service Light
183
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
183
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
184
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
184
Oil Pressure Gage
187
Change Engine Oil Light
188
Security Light
188
Cruise Control Light
189
Reduced Engine Power Light
189
Highbeam On Light
189
Service All-Wheel Drive Light (SS Model)
190
Service Four-Wheel Drive Warning Light
190
Check Gages Warning Light
191
Gate Ajar Light
191
Fuel Gage
191
Low Fuel Warning Light
192
Check Gas Cap Light
192
Driver Information Center (DIC)
192
DIC Operation and Displays
193
DIC Warnings and Messages
197
DIC Vehicle Customization
203
Audio System(s)
209
Setting the Time
211
Radio with CD (Base)
211
Radio with CD (MP3)
222
Radio with Cassette and CD
237
Radio with Six-Disc CD
252
Navigation/Radio System
266
Rear Seat Entertainment System
266
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
279
Theft-Deterrent Feature
280
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
281
Radio Reception
282
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
283
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
284
Care of the CD and DVD Player
284
Fixed Mast Antenna
285
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
285
Chime Level Adjustment
285
Driving Your Vehicle
287
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
288
Defensive Driving
288
Drunken Driving
289
Control of a Vehicle
292
Braking
292
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
293
Braking in Emergencies
295
Limited-Slip Rear Axle (TrailBlazer SS)
295
Locking Rear Axle
295
StabiliTrak® System
295
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System (TrailBlazer SS)
300
Steering
300
Off-Road Recovery
302
Passing
303
Loss of Control
304
Competitive Driving (SS Only)
305
Off-Road Driving (Except SS)
306
Driving at Night
318
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
320
City Driving
322
Freeway Driving
323
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
324
Highway Hypnosis
325
Hill and Mountain Roads
326
Winter Driving
328
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
332
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
332
Recovery Hooks
333
Loading Your Vehicle
334
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
339
Towing
339
Towing Your Vehicle
339
Recreational Vehicle Towing
340
Electronically Controlled Air Suspension System
344
Towing a Trailer
345
Service and Appearance Care
359
Service
361
Accessories and Modifications
361
California Proposition 65 Warning
361
Doing Your Own Service Work
362
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
362
Fuel
363
Gasoline Octane
363
Gasoline Specifications
363
California Fuel
364
Additives
364
Fuels in Foreign Countries
365
Filling the Tank
366
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
368
Checking Things Under the Hood
368
Hood Release
369
Engine Compartment Overview
370
Engine Oil
376
Engine Oil Life System
381
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
382
Automatic Transmission Fluid
384
Engine Coolant
386
Radiator Pressure Cap
389
Engine Overheating
389
Cooling System
391
Engine Fan Noise
396
Power Steering Fluid
397
Windshield Washer Fluid
398
Brakes
399
Battery
402
Jump Starting
403
All-Wheel Drive
407
Rear Axle
408
Four-Wheel Drive
409
Front Axle
410
Bulb Replacement
411
Halogen Bulbs
411
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps
411
Replacement Bulbs
412
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
413
Tires
415
Tire Sidewall Labeling
417
Tire Terminology and Definitions
420
Inflation - Tire Pressure
422
Tire Pressure Monitor System
425
Tire Inspection and Rotation
428
When It Is Time for New Tires
430
Buying New Tires
430
Different Size Tires and Wheels
432
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
432
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
434
Wheel Replacement
434
Tire Chains
436
Accessory Inflator
436
If a Tire Goes Flat
437
Changing a Flat Tire
438
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
440
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
443
Secondary Latch System
449
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
452
Spare Tire
455
Appearance Care
456
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
456
Fabric/Carpet
457
Leather
458
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
458
Care of Safety Belts
459
Weatherstrips
459
Washing Your Vehicle
459
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
460
Finish Care
460
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
461
Aluminum Wheels
461
Tires
462
Sheet Metal Damage
462
Finish Damage
463
Underbody Maintenance
463
Chemical Paint Spotting
463
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
464
Vehicle Identification
465
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
465
Service Parts Identification Label
465
Electrical System
466
Add-On Electrical Equipment
466
Headlamps
466
Windshield Wiper Fuses
466
Power Windows and Other Power Options
466
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
467
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
467
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
474
Capacities and Specifications
479
Maintenance Schedule
481
Maintenance Schedule
482
Introduction
482
Maintenance Requirements
482
Your Vehicle and the Environment
482
Using the Maintenance Schedule
482
Scheduled Maintenance
484
Additional Required Services
486
Maintenance Footnotes
487
Owner Checks and Services
489
At Each Fuel Fill
489
At Least Once a Month
489
At Least Once a Year
490
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
492
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
495
Maintenance Record
496
Customer Assistance and Information
499
Customer Assistance and Information
500
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
500
Online Owner Center
501
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
502
Customer Assistance Offices
502
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
503
Roadside Assistance Program
504
Courtesy Transportation
505
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
507
Collision Damage Repair
508
Reporting Safety Defects
512
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
512
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
512
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
513
Service Publications Ordering Information
513
Index
515

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer Manual

What contains the 2006 Trailblazer manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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

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