2007 Chevrolet Colorado Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Colorado owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Colorado
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.8 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Colorado BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Seatback Latches
16
Rear Seats
17
Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab)
17
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
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
33
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Center Front Passenger Position
35
Rear Seat Passengers
36
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
39
Safety Belt Pretensioners
42
Safety Belt Extender
42
Child Restraints
43
Older Children
43
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
49
Where to Put the Restraint
53
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
56
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
68
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
71
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
71
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
79
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
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
92
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
93
Restraint System Check
94
Checking the Restraint Systems
94
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
95
Features and Controls
97
Keys
99
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
101
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
102
Doors and Locks
104
Door Locks
104
Power Door Locks
105
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
106
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
106
Lockout Protection
107
Rear Doors (Extended Cab)
107
Tailgate
108
Windows
110
Manual Windows
110
Power Windows
111
Sliding Rear Window
112
Sun Visors
112
Theft-Deterrent Systems
112
Content Theft-Deterrent
113
Passlock®
114
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
115
New Vehicle Break-In
115
Ignition Positions
116
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
117
Starting the Engine
118
Engine Coolant Heater
119
Automatic Transmission Operation
120
Manual Transmission Operation
124
Four-Wheel Drive
126
Parking Brake
130
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
132
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
134
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
134
Parking Over Things That Burn
135
Engine Exhaust
136
Running the Engine While Parked
137
Mirrors
138
Manual Rearview Mirror
138
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
138
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
139
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
142
Outside Manual Mirrors
145
Outside Power Mirrors
145
Outside Convex Mirror
146
OnStar® System
147
Storage Areas
150
Glove Box
150
Cupholder(s)
150
Front Armrest Storage Area
151
Assist Handles
151
Rear Storage Area
151
Sunroof
153
Instrument Panel
155
Instrument Panel Overview
158
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Other Warning Devices
160
Horn
160
Tilt Wheel
161
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
161
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
162
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
163
Flash-to-Pass
163
Windshield Wipers
163
Windshield Washer
164
Cruise Control
164
Exterior Lamps
168
Headlamps on Reminder
169
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
170
Automatic Headlamp System
170
Fog Lamps
171
Exterior Cargo Lamps
172
Interior Lamps
172
Instrument Panel Brightness
172
Dome Lamp
173
Dome Lamp Override
173
Exit Lighting
173
Electric Power Management
173
Battery Run-Down Protection
174
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
174
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
175
Climate Controls
176
Climate Control System
176
Outlet Adjustment
178
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
179
Instrument Panel Cluster
180
Speedometer and Odometer
181
Trip Odometer
181
Tachometer
181
Safety Belt Reminder Light
182
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
182
Airbag Readiness Light
183
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
184
Battery Warning Light
186
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
187
Brake System Warning Light
187
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
188
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
189
Tire Pressure Light
189
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
190
Oil Pressure Light
193
Security Light
194
Cruise Control Light
194
Highbeam On Light
194
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
195
Fuel Gage
195
Driver Information Center (DIC)
196
DIC Controls and Displays
196
DIC Warnings and Messages
200
Audio System(s)
205
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
206
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
207
AM-FM Radio
207
Radio with CD (MP3)
210
Radio with Six-Disc CD
221
Using an MP3
234
XM Radio Messages
240
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
242
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
242
Radio Reception
242
Care of Your CDs
243
Care of the CD Player
243
Fixed Mast Antenna
244
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
244
Chime Level Adjustment
244
Driving Your Vehicle
245
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
246
Defensive Driving
246
Drunken Driving
247
Control of a Vehicle
250
Braking
250
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
251
Braking in Emergencies
253
Traction Control System (TCS)
253
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
254
Steering
255
Off-Road Recovery
257
Passing
257
Loss of Control
259
Off-Road Driving
260
Driving at Night
274
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
275
City Driving
278
Freeway Driving
279
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
280
Highway Hypnosis
281
Hill and Mountain Roads
282
Winter Driving
284
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
288
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
288
Recovery Hooks
289
Loading Your Vehicle
290
Truck-Camper Loading Information
296
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
296
Towing
297
Towing Your Vehicle
297
Recreational Vehicle Towing
297
Towing a Trailer
305
Trailer Recommendations
318
Service and Appearance Care
319
Service
322
Accessories and Modifications
323
California Proposition 65 Warning
323
Doing Your Own Service Work
324
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
325
Fuel
325
Gasoline Octane
325
Gasoline Specifications
325
California Fuel
326
Additives
326
Fuels in Foreign Countries
327
Filling the Tank
328
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
330
Checking Things Under the Hood
330
Hood Release
331
Engine Compartment Overview
332
Engine Oil
333
Engine Oil Life System
336
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
338
Automatic Transmission Fluid
339
Manual Transmission Fluid
342
Hydraulic Clutch
344
Engine Coolant
345
Radiator Pressure Cap
348
Engine Overheating
348
Cooling System
350
Engine Fan Noise
355
Power Steering Fluid
355
Windshield Washer Fluid
356
Brakes
357
Battery
361
Jump Starting
362
Rear Axle
368
Four-Wheel Drive
368
Front Axle
369
Bulb Replacement
370
Halogen Bulbs
370
Headlamps
371
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
372
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
372
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
373
License Plate Lamp
374
Replacement Bulbs
374
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
375
Tires
377
Tire Sidewall Labeling
378
Tire Terminology and Definitions
382
Inflation - Tire Pressure
385
Tire Pressure Monitor System
386
Tire Inspection and Rotation
391
When It Is Time for New Tires
393
Buying New Tires
394
Different Size Tires and Wheels
396
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
397
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
398
Wheel Replacement
398
Tire Chains
400
If a Tire Goes Flat
401
Changing a Flat Tire
402
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
403
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
406
Secondary Latch System
414
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
418
Spare Tire
422
Appearance Care
424
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
424
Fabric/Carpet
425
Leather
426
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
427
Care of Safety Belts
427
Weatherstrips
427
Washing Your Vehicle
428
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
428
Finish Care
428
Windshield and Wiper Blades
429
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
430
Tires
431
Sheet Metal Damage
431
Finish Damage
431
Underbody Maintenance
432
Chemical Paint Spotting
432
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
433
Vehicle Identification
434
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
434
Service Parts Identification Label
434
Electrical System
434
Add-On Electrical Equipment
434
Windshield Wiper Fuses
435
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
435
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
435
Capacities and Specifications
439
Maintenance Schedule
441
Maintenance Schedule
442
Introduction
442
Maintenance Requirements
442
Your Vehicle and the Environment
442
Using the Maintenance Schedule
443
Scheduled Maintenance
445
Additional Required Services
448
Maintenance Footnotes
449
Owner Checks and Services
451
At Each Fuel Fill
451
At Least Once a Month
452
At Least Once a Year
452
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
455
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
458
Engine Drive Belt Routing
459
Maintenance Record
460
Customer Assistance Information
463
Customer Assistance and Information
464
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
464
Online Owner Center
467
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
468
Customer Assistance Offices
468
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
469
Roadside Assistance Program
470
Courtesy Transportation
473
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
476
Collision Damage Repair
477
Reporting Safety Defects
481
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
481
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
481
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
481
Service Publications Ordering Information
482
Index
485

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Colorado Manual

What contains the 2007 Colorado manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Colorado
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2007 Chevrolet Colorado Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Colorado owner manual for the 2007 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Colorado year 2007 free?

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The Chevrolet Colorado (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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