2007 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Avalanche owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Avalanche
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
3.38 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Avalanche BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Passenger Seat
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Memory Seat, Mirrors, and Pedals
12
Reclining Seatbacks
14
Head Restraints
17
Center Seat
17
Rear Seats
18
Rear Seat Operation
18
Safety Belts
20
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
20
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
32
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
33
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Center Front Passenger Position
34
Rear Seat Passengers
35
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
38
Safety Belt Pretensioners
42
Safety Belt Extender
42
Child Restraints
43
Older Children
43
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
50
Where to Put the Restraint
54
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
55
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
63
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
65
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
76
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
77
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
78
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
78
Passenger Sensing System
80
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Restraint System Check
87
Checking the Restraint Systems
87
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
88
Features and Controls
89
Keys
91
Remote Keyless Entry System
92
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
93
Doors and Locks
100
Door Locks
100
Power Door Locks
101
Delayed Locking
101
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
102
Rear Door Security Locks
102
Lockout Protection
103
Midgate®
104
Tailgate
113
Power Running Boards
113
Windows
114
Power Windows
115
Sun Visors
116
Theft-Deterrent Systems
116
Content Theft-Deterrent
117
119
Operation
120
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
122
New Vehicle Break-In
122
Ignition Positions
123
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
124
Starting the Engine
124
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
126
Engine Coolant Heater
126
Active Fuel Management™
127
Automatic Transmission Operation
128
Tow/Haul Mode
131
Four-Wheel Drive
132
Parking Brake
138
Shifting Into Park (P)
139
Shifting Out of Park (P)
141
Parking Over Things That Burn
142
Engine Exhaust
143
Running the Engine While Parked
144
Mirrors
145
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
145
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
148
Outside Power Mirrors
152
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
153
OnStar® System
156
Universal Home Remote System
158
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
158
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
159
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
160
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
165
Storage Areas
169
Glove Box
169
Cupholder(s)
169
Center Overhead Console
169
Front Armrest Storage Area
170
Center Console Storage Area
170
Luggage Carrier
170
Rear Storage Area
171
Cargo Cover Panels
172
All-Weather Cargo Area
185
Top-Box Storage
190
Tonneau Cover
191
Sunroof
197
Instrument Panel
199
Instrument Panel Overview
202
Hazard Warning Flashers
204
Other Warning Devices
205
Horn
205
Tilt Wheel
205
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
206
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
206
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
207
Flash-to-Pass
208
Windshield Wipers
208
Rainsense™ II Wipers
209
Windshield Washer
209
Cruise Control
210
Exterior Lamps
214
Headlamps on Reminder
215
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
215
Automatic Headlamp System
216
Fog Lamps
217
Exterior Cargo Lamps
217
Instrument Panel Brightness
218
Dome Lamps
218
Dome Lamp Override
219
Entry/Exit Lighting
219
Reading Lamps
219
Battery Run-Down Protection
219
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
220
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
224
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
225
Climate Controls
226
Dual Climate Control System
226
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
230
Outlet Adjustment
237
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
238
Instrument Panel Cluster
239
Speedometer and Odometer
240
Trip Odometer
240
Tachometer
240
Safety Belt Reminder Light
241
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
241
Airbag Readiness Light
242
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
243
Charging System Light
245
Voltmeter Gage
246
Brake System Warning Light
246
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
248
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
248
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
249
Tire Pressure Light
250
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
250
Oil Pressure Gage
254
Oil Pressure Light
255
Security Light
255
Fog Lamp Light
256
Cruise Control Light
256
Highbeam On Light
256
Tow/Haul Mode Light
256
Fuel Gage
257
Driver Information Center (DIC)
258
DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
258
DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
265
DIC Warnings and Messages
269
DIC Vehicle Customization (With DIC Buttons)
279
Audio System(s)
288
Setting the Time (Radio with a Single CD Player)
290
Setting the Time (Radio with a Six-Disc CD Player)
291
Radio with CD (MP3)
292
Radio with CD and DVD (MP3)
309
XM Radio Messages
334
Navigation/Radio System
336
Rear Seat Entertainment System
336
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
348
Theft-Deterrent Feature
350
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
350
Radio Reception
352
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
352
Care of the CD and DVD Player
353
Fixed Mast Antenna
353
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
353
Driving Your Vehicle
355
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
356
Defensive Driving
356
Drunken Driving
357
Control of a Vehicle
360
Braking
360
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
361
Braking in Emergencies
363
Locking Rear Axle
363
StabiliTrak® System
363
Steering
367
Off-Road Recovery
369
Passing
369
Loss of Control
371
Off-Road Driving
373
Driving at Night
390
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
392
City Driving
395
Freeway Driving
396
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
398
Highway Hypnosis
399
Hill and Mountain Roads
400
Winter Driving
402
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
406
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
407
Recovery Hooks
408
Loading Your Vehicle
409
Truck-Camper Loading Information
414
Towing
415
Towing Your Vehicle
415
Recreational Vehicle Towing
415
Level Control
420
Towing a Trailer
421
Trailer Recommendations
436
Service and Appearance Care
437
Service
440
Accessories and Modifications
440
California Proposition 65 Warning
441
Doing Your Own Service Work
441
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
442
Fuel
442
Gasoline Octane
443
Gasoline Specifications
443
California Fuel
443
Additives
444
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
445
Fuels in Foreign Countries
447
Filling the Tank
448
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
450
Checking Things Under the Hood
450
Hood Release
451
Engine Compartment Overview
452
Engine Oil
454
Engine Oil Life System
457
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
459
Automatic Transmission Fluid
462
Engine Coolant
465
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
468
Engine Overheating
468
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
471
Cooling System
472
Engine Fan Noise
477
Power Steering Fluid
477
Windshield Washer Fluid
478
Brakes
480
Battery
483
Jump Starting
484
Rear Axle
490
Four-Wheel Drive
491
Front Axle
492
Headlamp Aiming
493
Bulb Replacement
496
Halogen Bulbs
496
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
497
License Plate Lamp
498
Replacement Bulbs
499
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
499
Tires
500
Tire Sidewall Labeling
502
Tire Terminology and Definitions
506
Inflation - Tire Pressure
509
Tire Pressure Monitor System
510
Tire Inspection and Rotation
515
When It Is Time for New Tires
517
Buying New Tires
518
Different Size Tires and Wheels
520
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
520
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
522
Wheel Replacement
522
Tire Chains
524
If a Tire Goes Flat
525
Changing a Flat Tire
526
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
527
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
532
Secondary Latch System
539
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
542
Spare Tire
545
Appearance Care
546
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
546
Fabric/Carpet
548
Leather
549
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
549
Care of Safety Belts
550
Weatherstrips
550
Washing Your Vehicle
550
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
551
Finish Care
551
Windshield and Wiper Blades
552
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
552
Tires
553
Sheet Metal Damage
553
Finish Damage
554
Underbody Maintenance
554
Chemical Paint Spotting
554
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
555
Vehicle Identification
556
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
556
Service Parts Identification Label
556
Electrical System
557
Add-On Electrical Equipment
557
Windshield Wiper Fuses
557
Power Windows and Other Power Options
557
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
558
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
558
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
560
Underhood Fuse Block
561
Capacities and Specifications
566
Maintenance Schedule
569
Maintenance Schedule
570
Introduction
570
Maintenance Requirements
570
Your Vehicle and the Environment
570
Using the Maintenance Schedule
571
Scheduled Maintenance
573
Additional Required Services
576
Maintenance Footnotes
578
Owner Checks and Services
580
At Each Fuel Fill
580
At Least Once a Month
581
At Least Once a Year
581
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
584
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
586
Engine Drive Belt Routing
587
Maintenance Record
588
Customer Assistance Information
591
Customer Assistance and Information
592
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
592
Online Owner Center
595
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
596
Customer Assistance Offices
596
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
598
Roadside Assistance Program
598
Courtesy Transportation
602
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
604
Collision Damage Repair
605
Reporting Safety Defects
609
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
609
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
609
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
610
Service Publications Ordering Information
610
Index
613

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche Manual

What contains the 2007 Avalanche manual?

The Chevrolet Avalanche owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Avalanche. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Avalanche 2007 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Avalanche owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Avalanche, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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