2007 Chevrolet Corvette Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Corvette
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.71 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Corvette BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar and Side Bolsters
9
Heated Seats
10
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
10
Reclining Seatbacks
13
Seatback Latches
15
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
22
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Passenger Position
30
Safety Belt Pretensioners
30
Safety Belt Extender
30
Child Restraints
31
Older Children
31
Infants and Young Children
34
Child Restraint Systems
37
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (Z06 Models Only)
42
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (Coupe and Convertible Models Only)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
46
Airbag System
50
Where Are the Airbags?
53
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
56
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
57
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
57
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
58
Passenger Sensing System
59
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Restraint System Check
66
Checking the Restraint Systems
66
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
67
Features and Controls
69
Keys
71
Keyless Access System
73
Keyless Access System Operation
74
Doors and Locks
78
Door Locks
78
Power Door Locks
81
Automatic Door Lock
81
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
82
Lockout Protection
82
Hatch/Trunk
83
Windows
86
Power Windows
87
Sun Visors
87
Theft-Deterrent Systems
88
Theft-Deterrent System
88
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
90
New Vehicle Break-In
90
Ignition Positions
90
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
91
Starting the Engine
91
Engine Coolant Heater
94
Automatic Transmission Operation
95
Manual Transmission Operation
100
Parking Brake
103
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
103
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
105
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
105
Parking Over Things That Burn
106
Engine Exhaust
106
Running the Engine While Parked
107
Mirrors
108
Manual Rearview Mirror
108
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
108
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
110
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
113
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
114
Outside Convex Mirror
114
OnStar® System
114
Universal Home Remote System
118
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
118
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
118
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
119
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
124
Storage Areas
128
Glove Box
128
Cupholder(s)
128
Center Console Storage Area
129
Floor Mats
129
Rear Storage Area
130
Convenience Net
131
Cargo Cover
132
Roof Panel
133
Removing the Roof Panel
133
Storing the Roof Panel
136
Installing the Roof Panel
137
Convertible Top
138
Convertible Top (Manual)
138
Convertible Top (Power)
145
Instrument Panel
151
Instrument Panel Overview
154
Hazard Warning Flashers
156
Other Warning Devices
157
Horn
157
Tilt Wheel
157
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
158
Turn and Lane-Change Signals (Auto Signal)
159
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
160
Flash-to-Pass
160
Windshield Wipers
160
Windshield Washer
161
Cruise Control
162
Exterior Lamps
166
Wiper Activated Headlamps
167
Headlamps on Reminder
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Fog Lamps
169
Twilight Sentinel®
169
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
170
Instrument Panel Brightness
170
Courtesy Lamps
171
Entry/Exit Lighting
171
Reading Lamps
171
Battery Run-Down Protection
171
Head-Up Display (HUD)
172
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
176
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
177
Climate Controls
177
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
177
Outlet Adjustment
184
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
184
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
186
Instrument Panel Cluster
186
Speedometer and Odometer
188
Tachometer
188
Safety Belt Reminder Light
188
Airbag Readiness Light
189
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
190
Voltmeter Gage
192
One-to-Four Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
193
Brake System Warning Light
194
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
195
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
195
Active Handling System Light
196
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
197
Tire Pressure Light
197
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
198
Engine Oil Pressure Gage
202
Security Light
203
Fog Lamp Light
203
Lights On Reminder
204
Highbeam On Light
204
Fuel Gage
204
Driver Information Center (DIC)
205
DIC Controls and Displays
206
DIC Warnings and Messages
212
Other Messages
230
DIC Vehicle Personalization
232
Audio System(s)
242
Setting the Time
243
Radio with CD
244
Using an MP3
259
XM Radio Messages
265
Navigation/Radio System
267
Theft-Deterrent Feature
267
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
267
Radio Reception
268
Care of Your CDs
269
Care of the CD Player
270
Diversity Antenna System
270
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
270
Driving Your Vehicle
271
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
272
Defensive Driving
272
Drunken Driving
273
Control of a Vehicle
276
Braking
276
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
277
Braking in Emergencies
279
Traction Control System (TCS)
279
Active Handling System
281
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
283
Selective Ride Control
284
Steering
284
Off-Road Recovery
287
Passing
287
Loss of Control
289
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
290
Driving at Night
291
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
293
City Driving
295
Freeway Driving
296
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
298
Highway Hypnosis
299
Hill and Mountain Roads
300
Winter Driving
302
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
306
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
307
Loading Your Vehicle
307
Towing
313
Towing Your Vehicle
313
Recreational Vehicle Towing
313
Towing a Trailer
313
Service and Appearance Care
315
Service
318
Accessories and Modifications
318
California Proposition 65 Warning
319
Doing Your Own Service Work
319
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
320
Fuel
320
Gasoline Octane
320
Gasoline Specifications
321
California Fuel
321
Additives
322
Fuels in Foreign Countries
323
Filling the Tank
323
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Checking Things Under the Hood
326
Hood Release
327
Engine Compartment Overview
328
Engine Oil
332
Engine Oil Life System
340
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
342
Automatic Transmission Fluid
345
Manual Transmission Fluid
346
Hydraulic Clutch
346
Engine Coolant
347
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
350
Engine Overheating
350
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
352
Cooling System
352
Power Steering Fluid
357
Windshield Washer Fluid
359
Brakes
360
Battery
363
Jump Starting
364
Rear Axle
370
Bulb Replacement
370
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
371
Halogen Bulbs
371
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking Lamps
372
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
373
Replacement Bulbs
374
Windshield Replacement
374
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
375
Tires
378
Winter Tires
379
Tire Sidewall Labeling
380
Tire Terminology and Definitions
382
Extended Mobility Tires
384
Inflation - Tire Pressure
386
High-Speed Operation
388
Tire Pressure Monitor System
389
Tire Rotation
392
When It Is Time for New Tires
393
Buying New Tires
393
Different Size Tires and Wheels
395
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
396
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
397
Wheel Replacement
398
Tire Chains
401
Lifting Your Vehicle
402
If a Tire Goes Flat
406
Appearance Care
407
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
407
Fabric/Carpet
409
Coated Moldings
409
Leather
410
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
410
Cargo Cover and Convenience Net
411
Care of Safety Belts
411
Weatherstrips
411
Washing Your Vehicle
411
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
412
Finish Care
412
Windshield and Wiper Blades
413
Removable Roof Panel
414
Convertible Top
414
Aluminum Wheels
415
Tires
415
Finish Damage
416
Underbody Maintenance
416
Fiberglass Springs (Composite Springs)
416
Chemical Paint Spotting
416
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
417
Vehicle Identification
418
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
418
Service Parts Identification Label
418
Electrical System
419
Add-On Electrical Equipment
419
Headlamp Wiring
419
Windshield Wiper Fuses
419
Power Windows and Other Power Options
420
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
420
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
420
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
424
Capacities and Specifications
427
Maintenance Schedule
429
Maintenance Schedule
430
Introduction
430
Maintenance Requirements
430
Your Vehicle and the Environment
431
Using the Maintenance Schedule
431
Scheduled Maintenance
433
Additional Required Services
436
Maintenance Footnotes
437
Owner Checks and Services
439
At Each Fuel Fill
439
At Least Once a Month
440
At Least Once a Year
440
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
443
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
445
Engine Drive Belt Routing
446
Maintenance Record
447
Customer Assistance Information
451
Customer Assistance and Information
452
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
452
Online Owner Center
455
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
456
Customer Assistance Offices
456
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
457
Roadside Assistance Program
458
Courtesy Transportation
461
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
464
Collision Damage Repair
465
Reporting Safety Defects
470
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
470
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
470
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
470
Service Publications Ordering Information
471
Index
473

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Manual

What contains the 2007 Corvette manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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