2007 Chevrolet Equinox Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Equinox owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Equinox
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.74 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Equinox BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Power Seat
9
Manual Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Manual Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
17
Split Folding Rear Seat
17
Safety Belts
19
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
19
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
34
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
35
Right 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)
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
66
Airbag System
72
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
80
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Restraint System Check
90
Checking the Restraint Systems
90
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
91
Features and Controls
93
Keys
95
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
96
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
97
Doors and Locks
104
Door Locks
104
Power Door Locks
105
Delayed Locking
105
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
105
Rear Door Security Locks
106
Lockout Protection
106
Liftgate
107
Windows
109
Power Windows
110
Sun Visors
110
Theft-Deterrent Systems
111
Content Theft-Deterrent
111
112
Operation
113
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
114
New Vehicle Break-In
114
Ignition Positions
115
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
116
Starting the Engine
116
Engine Coolant Heater
118
Automatic Transaxle Operation
119
Parking Brake
122
Shifting Into Park (P)
123
Shifting Out of Park (P)
125
Parking Over Things That Burn
126
Engine Exhaust
127
Running the Engine While Parked
128
Mirrors
129
Manual Rearview Mirror
129
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
129
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
131
Outside Power Mirrors
132
Outside Convex Mirrors
132
OnStar® System
133
Storage Areas
137
Glove Box
137
Cupholder(s)
137
Center Console Storage Area
137
Garment Hooks
137
Luggage Carrier
138
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
140
Rear Seat Armrest
142
Table
142
Convenience Net
143
Cargo Tie Downs
143
Sunroof
144
Instrument Panel
145
Instrument Panel Overview
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
150
Other Warning Devices
150
Horn
150
Tilt Wheel
151
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
152
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
152
Flash-to-Pass
153
Windshield Wipers
153
Windshield Washer
154
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
155
Cruise Control
155
Headlamps
158
Headlamps on Reminder
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
159
Automatic Headlamp System
160
Fog Lamps
160
Instrument Panel Brightness
161
Dome Lamp
161
Entry Lighting
161
Map Lamps
162
Cargo Lamp
162
Electric Power Management
162
Battery Run-Down Protection
163
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
164
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
165
Climate Controls
165
Climate Control System
165
Outlet Adjustment
169
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
169
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
171
Instrument Panel Cluster
172
Speedometer and Odometer
173
Trip Odometer
173
Tachometer
173
Safety Belt Reminder Light
173
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
174
Airbag Readiness Light
174
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
175
Battery Warning Light
178
Brake System Warning Light
178
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
180
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
181
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
181
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
182
Tire Pressure Light
182
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
183
Oil Pressure Light
186
Change Engine Oil Light
187
Security Light
188
Fog Lamp Light
188
Cruise Control Light
188
Reduced Engine Power Light
188
Highbeam On Light
189
Service All-Wheel Drive Light
189
All-Wheel Drive Disabled Light
190
Gate Ajar Light
190
Door Ajar Light
190
Service Vehicle Soon Light
191
Fuel Gage
191
Low Fuel Warning Light
192
Driver Information Center (DIC)
192
DIC Operation and Displays
193
DIC Warnings and Messages
198
DIC Vehicle Personalization
207
Audio System(s)
215
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
216
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
217
Radio with CD (Base)
219
Radio with CD (MP3)
224
Radio with CD and DVD
235
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD or Six-Disc CD Player)
253
Using an MP3 (Radio with CD and DVD Player)
260
XM Radio Messages
267
Navigation/Radio System
269
Rear Seat Entertainment System
269
Theft-Deterrent Feature
279
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
280
Radio Reception
281
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
282
Care of the CD and DVD Player
282
Multi-Band Antenna
282
Driving Your Vehicle
283
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
284
Defensive Driving
284
Drunken Driving
285
Control of a Vehicle
288
Braking
288
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
289
Braking in Emergencies
291
Traction Control System (TCS)
291
StabiliTrak® System
292
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
293
Steering
294
Off-Road Recovery
297
Passing
297
Loss of Control
299
Driving at Night
300
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
302
City Driving
305
Freeway Driving
306
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
307
Highway Hypnosis
308
Hill and Mountain Roads
308
Winter Driving
310
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
314
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
315
Loading Your Vehicle
315
Towing
320
Towing Your Vehicle
320
Recreational Vehicle Towing
320
Towing a Trailer
322
Service and Appearance Care
331
Service
333
Accessories and Modifications
333
California Proposition 65 Warning
334
Doing Your Own Service Work
334
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
335
Fuel
335
Gasoline Octane
335
Gasoline Specifications
335
California Fuel
336
Additives
336
Fuels in Foreign Countries
337
Filling the Tank
337
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
339
Checking Things Under the Hood
340
Hood Release
340
Engine Compartment Overview
342
Engine Oil
344
Engine Oil Life System
347
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
349
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
352
Engine Coolant
352
Engine Overheating
355
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
357
Cooling System
358
Windshield Washer Fluid
364
Brakes
365
Battery
368
Jump Starting
368
All-Wheel Drive
374
Bulb Replacement
375
Halogen Bulbs
376
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
376
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
378
License Plate Lamp
380
Replacement Bulbs
380
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
380
Tires
382
Tire Sidewall Labeling
383
Tire Terminology and Definitions
387
Inflation - Tire Pressure
390
Tire Pressure Monitor System
391
Tire Inspection and Rotation
396
When It Is Time for New Tires
397
Buying New Tires
398
Different Size Tires and Wheels
400
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
400
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
402
Wheel Replacement
402
Tire Chains
403
If a Tire Goes Flat
404
Changing a Flat Tire
404
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
406
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
407
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
414
Compact Spare Tire
416
Appearance Care
417
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
417
Fabric/Carpet
418
Leather
420
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
421
Care of Safety Belts
421
Weatherstrips
421
Washing Your Vehicle
422
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
422
Finish Care
422
Windshield and Wiper Blades
423
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
424
Tires
425
Sheet Metal Damage
425
Finish Damage
425
Underbody Maintenance
425
Chemical Paint Spotting
426
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
426
Vehicle Identification
427
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
427
Service Parts Identification Label
428
Electrical System
428
Add-On Electrical Equipment
428
Windshield Wiper Fuses
429
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
429
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
429
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
431
Capacities and Specifications
434
Maintenance Schedule
435
Maintenance Schedule
436
Introduction
436
Maintenance Requirements
436
Your Vehicle and the Environment
437
Using the Maintenance Schedule
437
Scheduled Maintenance
439
Additional Required Services
442
Maintenance Footnotes
443
Owner Checks and Services
444
At Each Fuel Fill
445
At Least Once a Month
445
At Least Once a Year
446
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
448
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
449
Engine Drive Belt Routing
450
Maintenance Record
451
Customer Assistance Information
455
Customer Assistance and Information
456
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
456
Online Owner Center
459
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
460
Customer Assistance Offices
460
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
461
Roadside Assistance Program
462
Courtesy Transportation
466
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
469
Collision Damage Repair
470
Reporting Safety Defects
474
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
474
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
474
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
474
Service Publications Ordering Information
475
Index
477

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox Manual

What contains the 2007 Equinox manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Equinox year 2007 free?

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The Chevrolet Equinox (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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