2006 Chevrolet Uplander Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.88 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Chevrolet Uplander BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Six-Way Power Seats
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
12
Rear Seat Operation
12
Bucket Seats
13
Captain Chairs
20
Third Row Seat
24
Safety Belts
27
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
27
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
31
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
32
Driver Position
32
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
39
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
40
Right Front Passenger Position
40
Rear Seat Passengers
40
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
43
Safety Belt Pretensioners
45
Safety Belt Extender
45
Child Restraints
46
Older Children
46
Infants and Young Children
49
Child Restraint Systems
52
Where to Put the Restraint
56
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
58
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Built-In Child Restraint
70
Airbag System
80
Where Are the Airbags?
82
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
85
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
86
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
86
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
87
Passenger Sensing System
88
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Restraint System Check
95
Checking the Restraint Systems
95
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
96
Features and Controls
97
Keys
99
Remote Keyless Entry System
100
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
101
Doors and Locks
106
Door Locks
106
Power Door Locks
107
Delayed Locking
108
Automatic Door Lock
108
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
109
Lockout Protection
109
Dual Sliding Doors
109
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
112
Liftgate
118
Windows
120
Power Windows
121
Manual Rear Quarter Windows
121
Power Rear Quarter Windows
122
Sun Visors
122
Theft-Deterrent Systems
122
Content Theft-Deterrent
123
PASS-Key® III
124
PASS-Key® III Operation
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
126
New Vehicle Break-In
126
Ignition Positions
127
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
127
Starting the Engine
128
Engine Coolant Heater
129
Automatic Transaxle Operation
130
Parking Brake
133
Shifting Into Park (P)
134
Shifting Out of Park (P)
135
Parking Over Things That Burn
135
Engine Exhaust
136
Running the Engine While Parked
136
Mirrors
137
Outside Power Mirrors
137
Outside Convex Mirror
138
Outside Heated Mirrors
138
OnStar® System
138
Universal Home Remote System
140
Universal Home Remote System Operation
141
Storage Areas
144
Glove Box
144
Cupholder(s)
144
Overhead Console (With Rail)
145
Overhead Console (Without Rail)
146
Floor Console Storage Area
146
Folding Tray
146
Second Row Center Console
147
Luggage Carrier
148
Convenience Net (With Rear Convenience Center)
148
Convenience Net (Without Rear Convenience Center)
149
Convenience Center
149
Instrument Panel
151
Instrument Panel Overview
154
Hazard Warning Flashers
156
Other Warning Devices
156
Horn
156
Tilt Wheel
156
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
157
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
158
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
159
Windshield Wipers
159
Windshield Washer
159
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
160
Cruise Control
160
Exterior Lamps
164
Wiper Activated Headlamps
165
Headlamps on Reminder
165
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
165
Instrument Panel Brightness
166
Interior Lamps Control
167
Dome Lamp
167
Entry Lighting
167
Delayed Lighting
168
Exit Lighting
168
Front Reading Lamps
168
Rear Reading Lamps
169
Cargo Lamp
169
Battery Run-Down Protection
169
Overhead Console Switchbank
170
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
170
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
172
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
173
Cigarette Lighter
174
Climate Controls
174
Climate Control System
174
Outlet Adjustment
177
Rear Climate Control System
177
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
179
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
181
Instrument Panel Cluster
182
Speedometer and Odometer
183
Trip Odometer
183
Tachometer
183
Safety Belt Reminder Light
183
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
184
Airbag Readiness Light
184
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
185
Charging System Light
188
Brake System Warning Light
188
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
189
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
190
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
190
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
191
Oil Pressure Light
194
Security Light
195
Cruise Control Light
195
Highbeam On Light
195
Fuel Gage
195
Low Fuel Warning Light
196
Driver Information Center (DIC)
196
DIC Operation and Displays
197
DIC Warnings and Messages
203
DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only)
219
Audio System(s)
227
Setting the Time
228
Radio with CD
229
Rear Seat Entertainment System
248
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
261
Theft-Deterrent Feature
263
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
264
Radio Reception
265
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
265
Care of the CD and DVD Player
266
Fixed Mast Antenna
266
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
266
Chime Level Adjustment
266
Driving Your Vehicle
267
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
268
Defensive Driving
268
Drunken Driving
269
Control of a Vehicle
271
Braking
271
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
272
Braking in Emergencies
274
Traction Control System (TCS)
274
StabiliTrak® System
275
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
277
Steering
277
Off-Road Recovery
280
Passing
280
Loss of Control
281
Driving at Night
283
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
284
City Driving
286
Freeway Driving
287
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
288
Highway Hypnosis
289
Hill and Mountain Roads
290
Winter Driving
291
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
295
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
296
Loading Your Vehicle
296
Towing
301
Towing Your Vehicle
301
Recreational Vehicle Towing
301
Level Control
303
Towing a Trailer
303
Service and Appearance Care
313
Service
315
Accessories and Modifications
315
California Proposition 65 Warning
315
Doing Your Own Service Work
316
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
317
Fuel
317
Gasoline Octane
317
Gasoline Specifications
317
California Fuel
318
Additives
318
Fuels in Foreign Countries
319
Filling the Tank
320
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
322
Checking Things Under the Hood
322
Hood Release
323
Engine Compartment Overview
324
Engine Oil
327
Engine Oil Life System
330
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
332
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
333
Engine Coolant
335
Radiator Pressure Cap
338
Engine Overheating
338
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
339
Cooling System
340
Power Steering Fluid
346
Windshield Washer Fluid
346
Brakes
347
Battery
350
Jump Starting
350
All-Wheel Drive
355
Bulb Replacement
357
Halogen Bulbs
357
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
357
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
359
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
359
Replacement Bulbs
360
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
361
Tires
362
Tire Sidewall Labeling
363
Tire Terminology and Definitions
365
Inflation - Tire Pressure
368
Tire Inspection and Rotation
369
When It Is Time for New Tires
370
Buying New Tires
371
Different Size Tires and Wheels
372
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
373
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
374
Wheel Replacement
374
Tire Chains
376
Accessory Inflator
376
If a Tire Goes Flat
378
Changing a Flat Tire
378
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
380
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
383
Secondary Latch System
389
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
391
Compact Spare Tire
395
Appearance Care
396
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
396
Fabric/Carpet
397
Leather
398
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
398
Child Restraint Pad
398
Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
399
Weatherstrips
399
Washing Your Vehicle
399
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
399
Finish Care
400
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
400
Aluminum Wheels
401
Tires
401
Sheet Metal Damage
402
Finish Damage
402
Underbody Maintenance
402
Chemical Paint Spotting
402
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
403
Vehicle Identification
404
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
404
Service Parts Identification Label
404
Electrical System
405
Add-On Electrical Equipment
405
Headlamp Wiring
405
Windshield Wiper Fuses
405
Power Windows and Other Power Options
405
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
406
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
406
Underhood Fuse Block
408
Capacities and Specifications
411
Maintenance Schedule
413
Maintenance Schedule
414
Introduction
414
Maintenance Requirements
414
Your Vehicle and the Environment
414
Using the Maintenance Schedule
415
Scheduled Maintenance
416
Additional Required Services
418
Maintenance Footnotes
419
Owner Checks and Services
420
At Each Fuel Fill
420
At Least Once a Month
421
At Least Once a Year
421
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
424
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
426
Maintenance Record
427
Customer Assistance and Information
429
Customer Assistance and Information
430
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
430
Online Owner Center
432
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
432
Customer Assistance Offices
432
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
434
Roadside Assistance Program
434
Courtesy Transportation
436
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
438
Collision Damage Repair
439
Reporting Safety Defects
442
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
442
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
442
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
443
Service Publications Ordering Information
443
Index
445

FAQ about the 2006 Chevrolet Uplander Manual

What contains the 2006 Uplander manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2006 Chevrolet Uplander Owners Manual?

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The Chevrolet Uplander (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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