2007 Chevrolet Impala Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.63 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Impala BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Passenger Seat
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Center Seat
16
Rear Seats
16
Split Folding Rear Seat
16
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
34
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
35
Right Front Passenger Position
35
Center Front Passenger Position
36
Rear Seat Passengers
37
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
50
Where to Put the Restraint
54
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
55
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
62
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
64
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
65
Airbag System
69
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
77
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
77
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
78
Passenger Sensing System
79
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Restraint System Check
86
Checking the Restraint Systems
86
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
87
Features and Controls
89
Keys
91
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
92
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
93
Doors and Locks
100
Door Locks
100
Power Door Locks
101
Automatic Door Lock
102
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
102
Rear Door Security Locks
102
Lockout Protection
103
Trunk
103
Windows
105
Power Windows
106
Sun Visors
107
Theft-Deterrent Systems
107
Content Theft-Deterrent
107
108
Operation
109
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
111
New Vehicle Break-In
111
Ignition Positions
112
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
113
Starting the Engine
114
Engine Coolant Heater
115
Active Fuel Management™ (3.9L V6 and 5.3L V8 Engines)
116
Automatic Transaxle Operation
117
Parking Brake
120
Shifting Into Park (P)
121
Shifting Out of Park (P)
123
Parking Over Things That Burn
123
Engine Exhaust
124
Running the Engine While Parked
125
Mirrors
126
Manual Rearview Mirror
126
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
126
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
126
Outside Power Mirrors
127
Outside Convex Mirror
127
OnStar® System
128
Universal Home Remote System
132
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
132
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
132
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With three round LED)
133
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With one triangular LED)
139
Storage Areas
142
Glove Box
142
Cupholder(s)
143
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
143
Center Console Storage Area
143
Rear Storage Area
143
Rear Seat Armrest
143
Convenience Net
144
Sunroof
144
Instrument Panel
145
Instrument Panel Overview
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
150
Other Warning Devices
150
Horn
150
Tilt Wheel
150
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
152
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
153
Flash-to-Pass
153
Windshield Wipers
153
Windshield Washer
154
Cruise Control
155
Exterior Lamps
158
Delayed Headlamps
160
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/ Automatic Headlamp System
160
Fog Lamps
161
Instrument Panel Brightness
161
Courtesy Lamps
161
Dome Lamp
162
Entry Lighting
162
Delayed Entry Lighting
162
Delayed Exit Lighting
163
Parade Dimming
163
Reading Lamps
163
Electric Power Management
163
Battery Run-Down Protection
164
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
165
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
166
Climate Controls
166
Climate Control System
166
Outlet Adjustment
170
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
171
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
172
Instrument Panel Cluster
173
Speedometer and Odometer
174
Tachometer
174
Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Airbag Readiness Light
176
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
177
Charging System Light
179
Brake System Warning Light
179
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
Security Light
187
Fog Lamp Light
187
Cruise Control Light
187
Highbeam On Light
187
Fuel Gage
188
Driver Information Center (DIC)
188
DIC Operation and Displays
189
DIC Compass
195
DIC Warnings and Messages
197
DIC Vehicle Customization
206
Audio System(s)
213
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
214
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
215
Radio with CD (Base)
217
Radio with CD (MP3)
223
Using an MP3
233
XM Radio Messages
240
Theft-Deterrent Feature
241
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
242
Radio Reception
243
Care of Your CDs
244
Care of the CD Player
244
Backglass Antenna
244
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
245
Driving Your Vehicle
247
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
248
Defensive Driving
248
Drunken Driving
249
Control of a Vehicle
252
Braking
252
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
253
Braking in Emergencies
255
Traction Control System (TCS)
256
Steering
257
Off-Road Recovery
260
Passing
260
Loss of Control
262
Driving at Night
263
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
264
City Driving
267
Freeway Driving
268
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
269
Highway Hypnosis
270
Hill and Mountain Roads
270
Winter Driving
272
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
278
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
278
Loading Your Vehicle
279
Towing
284
Towing Your Vehicle
284
Recreational Vehicle Towing
284
Towing a Trailer
286
Service and Appearance Care
295
Service
297
Accessories and Modifications
297
California Proposition 65 Warning
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
299
Fuel
299
Gasoline Octane
299
Gasoline Specifications
300
California Fuel
300
Additives
300
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
301
Fuels in Foreign Countries
302
Filling the Tank
303
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
305
Checking Things Under the Hood
306
Hood Release
307
Engine Compartment Overview
308
Engine Oil
312
Engine Oil Life System
316
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
318
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
319
Engine Coolant
323
Pressure Cap
326
Engine Overheating
326
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
329
Cooling System
329
Power Steering Fluid
335
Windshield Washer Fluid
336
Brakes
337
Battery
340
Jump Starting
341
Headlamp Aiming
346
Bulb Replacement
346
Halogen Bulbs
346
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
347
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
349
License Plate Lamp
351
Replacement Bulbs
351
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
352
Tires
354
Tire Sidewall Labeling
355
Tire Terminology and Definitions
359
Inflation - Tire Pressure
362
Tire Pressure Monitor System
363
Tire Inspection and Rotation
368
When It Is Time for New Tires
369
Buying New Tires
370
Different Size Tires and Wheels
372
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
372
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
374
Wheel Replacement
374
Tire Chains
376
If a Tire Goes Flat
377
Changing a Flat Tire
378
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
379
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
381
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
387
Compact Spare Tire
389
Appearance Care
390
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
390
Fabric/Carpet
391
Leather
392
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
393
Care of Safety Belts
393
Washing Your Vehicle
394
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
394
Finish Care
394
Windshield and Wiper Blades
395
Aluminum Wheels
396
Tires
396
Sheet Metal Damage
397
Finish Damage
397
Underbody Maintenance
397
Chemical Paint Spotting
397
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
398
Vehicle Identification
399
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
399
Service Parts Identification Label
399
Electrical System
400
Add-On Electrical Equipment
400
Headlamp Wiring
400
Windshield Wiper Fuses
400
Power Windows and Other Power Options
400
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
400
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
401
Underhood Fuse Block
402
Capacities and Specifications
405
Maintenance Schedule
407
Maintenance Schedule
408
Introduction
408
Maintenance Requirements
408
Your Vehicle and the Environment
408
Using the Maintenance Schedule
409
Scheduled Maintenance
410
Additional Required Services
413
Maintenance Footnotes
414
Owner Checks and Services
416
At Each Fuel Fill
416
At Least Once a Month
417
At Least Once a Year
417
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
420
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
421
Engine Drive Belt Routing
422
Maintenance Record
423
Customer Assistance Information
427
Customer Assistance and Information
428
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
428
Online Owner Center
431
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
432
Customer Assistance Offices
432
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
433
Roadside Assistance Program
434
Courtesy Transportation
437
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
440
Collision Damage Repair
441
Reporting Safety Defects
446
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
446
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
446
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
446
Service Publications Ordering Information
447
Index
449

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Impala Manual

What contains the 2007 Impala manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2007 Chevrolet Impala Owners Manual?

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

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