2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Cobalt
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
2.57 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
14
Easy Entry Seat (Coupe)
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
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
31
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Rear Seat Passengers
33
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
36
Safety Belt Pretensioners
39
Safety Belt Extender
39
Child Restraints
40
Older Children
40
Infants and Young Children
43
Child Restraint Systems
47
Where to Put the Restraint
51
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
53
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
59
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
62
Airbag System
66
Where Are the Airbags?
69
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
71
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
73
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
73
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
74
Passenger Sensing System
75
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Restraint System Check
82
Checking the Restraint Systems
82
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
83
Features and Controls
85
Keys
87
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
88
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
89
Doors and Locks
96
Door Locks
96
Power Door Locks
97
Delayed Locking
97
Automatic Door Lock
98
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
98
Rear Door Security Locks (Sedan)
98
Lockout Protection
99
Trunk
100
Windows
102
Manual Windows
103
Power Windows
103
Sun Visors
104
Theft-Deterrent Systems
104
Content Theft-Deterrent
104
106
Operation
106
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
108
New Vehicle Break-In
108
Ignition Positions
108
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
111
Starting the Engine
111
Engine Coolant Heater
113
Automatic Transaxle Operation
115
Manual Transaxle Operation
118
Parking Brake
120
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
121
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
123
Parking Over Things That Burn
124
Engine Exhaust
125
Running the Engine While Parked
126
Mirrors
127
Manual Rearview Mirror
127
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
127
Outside Manual Mirror
127
Outside Remote Control Mirror
127
Outside Power Mirrors
128
Outside Convex Mirror
128
OnStar® System
129
Storage Areas
133
Glove Box
133
Cupholder(s)
133
Center Console Storage Area
133
Driver’s Storage Compartment
133
Convenience Net
134
Sunroof
134
Instrument Panel
135
Instrument Panel Overview
138
Hazard Warning Flashers
140
Other Warning Devices
140
Horn
140
Tilt Wheel
140
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
141
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
142
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
142
Flash-to-Pass
143
Windshield Wipers
143
Windshield Washer
144
Cruise Control
145
Headlamps
148
Wiper Activated Headlamps
149
Headlamps on Reminder
149
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
149
Fog Lamps
150
Instrument Panel Brightness
150
Dome Lamp
151
Entry/Exit Lighting
151
Mirror Reading Lamps
151
Electric Power Management
151
Battery Run-Down Protection
152
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
152
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
153
Climate Controls
154
Climate Control System
154
Outlet Adjustment
157
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
158
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
160
Instrument Panel Cluster
161
Speedometer and Odometer
162
Tachometer
162
Safety Belt Reminder Light
162
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
163
Airbag Readiness Light
163
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
164
Charging System Light
166
Up-Shift Light
167
Brake System Warning Light
167
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
168
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
169
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
170
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
170
Oil Pressure Light
174
Security Light
175
Fog Lamp Light
175
Highbeam On Light
175
Fuel Gage
175
Boost Gage
176
Driver Information Center (DIC)
177
DIC Operation and Displays
178
DIC Warnings and Messages
180
DIC Vehicle Personalization
182
Audio System(s)
188
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
189
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
190
Radio with CD (Base)
192
Radio with CD (MP3)
197
Using an MP3
207
XM Radio Messages
215
Theft-Deterrent Feature
217
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
217
Radio Reception
218
Care of Your CDs
219
Care of the CD Player
219
Fixed Mast Antenna
219
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
219
Driving Your Vehicle
221
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
222
Defensive Driving
222
Drunken Driving
223
Control of a Vehicle
226
Braking
226
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
227
Braking in Emergencies
229
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
230
Limited-Slip Differential
231
Steering
231
Off-Road Recovery
234
Passing
234
Loss of Control
236
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
237
Driving at Night
238
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
239
City Driving
242
Freeway Driving
243
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
244
Highway Hypnosis
245
Hill and Mountain Roads
246
Winter Driving
248
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
252
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
253
Loading Your Vehicle
253
Towing
258
Towing Your Vehicle
258
Recreational Vehicle Towing
259
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transaxle)
261
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transaxle)
261
Service and Appearance Care
271
Service
274
Accessories and Modifications
274
California Proposition 65 Warning
275
Doing Your Own Service Work
275
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
276
Fuel
276
Gasoline Octane
277
Gasoline Specifications
277
California Fuel
278
Additives
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Filling the Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
282
Checking Things Under the Hood
282
Hood Release
283
Engine Compartment Overview
284
Engine Oil
287
Engine Oil Life System
292
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
294
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
295
Manual Transaxle Fluid
295
Hydraulic Clutch
296
Engine Coolant
296
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
303
Engine Overheating
303
Cooling System
305
Windshield Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Battery
316
Jump Starting
317
Headlamp Aiming
323
Bulb Replacement
326
Halogen Bulbs
326
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
327
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
328
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps (Coupe)
329
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps (Sedan)
330
Back-Up Lamps (Coupe)
331
License Plate Lamp
332
Replacement Bulbs
332
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
333
Tires
334
Winter Tires
335
Tire Sidewall Labeling
336
Tire Terminology and Definitions
339
Inflation - Tire Pressure
342
High-Speed Operation
344
Tire Inspection and Rotation
345
When It Is Time for New Tires
346
Buying New Tires
347
Different Size Tires and Wheels
349
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
350
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
351
Wheel Replacement
351
Tire Chains
353
If a Tire Goes Flat
354
Changing a Flat Tire
355
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
356
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
360
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
365
Compact Spare Tire
368
Appearance Care
369
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
369
Fabric/Carpet
370
Leather
371
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
371
Care of Safety Belts
372
Weatherstrips
372
Washing Your Vehicle
372
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
373
Finish Care
373
Windshield and Wiper Blades
374
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
374
Tires
375
Sheet Metal Damage
375
Finish Damage
376
Underbody Maintenance
376
Chemical Paint Spotting
376
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
377
Vehicle Identification
378
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
378
Service Parts Identification Label
378
Electrical System
378
Add-On Electrical Equipment
378
Headlamp Wiring
379
Windshield Wiper Fuses
379
Power Windows and Other Power Options
379
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
379
Floor Console Fuse Block
380
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
382
Capacities and Specifications
385
Maintenance Schedule
387
Maintenance Schedule
388
Introduction
388
Maintenance Requirements
388
Your Vehicle and the Environment
389
Using the Maintenance Schedule
389
Scheduled Maintenance
391
Additional Required Services
394
Maintenance Footnotes
395
Owner Checks and Services
397
At Each Fuel Fill
398
At Least Once a Month
398
At Least Once a Year
399
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
402
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
404
Engine Drive Belt Routing
405
Maintenance Record
406
Customer Assistance Information
409
Customer Assistance and Information
410
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
410
Online Owner Center
413
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
414
Customer Assistance Offices
414
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
415
Roadside Assistance Program
416
Courtesy Transportation
419
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
422
Collision Damage Repair
423
Reporting Safety Defects
428
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
428
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
428
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
428
Service Publications Ordering Information
429
Index
431

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Manual

What contains the 2007 Cobalt manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Cobalt year 2007 free?

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The Chevrolet Cobalt (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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