2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Monte Carlo
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.55 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Power Seat
8
Manual Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
13
Seatback Latches
14
Easy Entry Seat
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
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Right Front Passenger Position
33
Rear Seat Passengers
33
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
36
Safety Belt Pretensioners
40
Safety Belt Extender
40
Child Restraints
41
Older Children
41
Infants and Young Children
44
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
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
63
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Restraint System Check
84
Checking the Restraint Systems
84
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
85
Features and Controls
87
Keys
89
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
90
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
91
Doors and Locks
98
Door Locks
98
Power Door Locks
99
Automatic Door Lock
100
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
100
Lockout Protection
100
Trunk
101
Windows
103
Power Windows
104
Sun Visors
104
Theft-Deterrent Systems
105
Content Theft-Deterrent
105
106
Operation
107
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
108
New Vehicle Break-In
108
Ignition Positions
109
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
110
Starting the Engine
110
Engine Coolant Heater
112
Active Fuel Management™ (5.3L V8 Engine)
113
Automatic Transaxle Operation
113
Parking Brake
117
Shifting Into Park (P)
118
Shifting Out of Park (P)
120
Parking Over Things That Burn
120
Engine Exhaust
121
Running the Engine While Parked
122
Mirrors
123
Manual Rearview Mirror
123
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
123
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
123
Outside Power Mirrors
124
Outside Convex Mirror
124
Outside Heated Mirrors
124
OnStar® System
125
Universal Home Remote System
129
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
129
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
130
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With three round LED)
131
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With one triangular LED)
136
Storage Areas
140
Glove Box
140
Cupholder(s)
140
Center Console Storage Area
140
Rear Seat Armrest
140
Convenience Net
141
Sunroof
141
Instrument Panel
143
Instrument Panel Overview
146
Hazard Warning Flashers
148
Other Warning Devices
148
Horn
148
Tilt Wheel
148
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
151
Flash-to-Pass
151
Windshield Wipers
151
Windshield Washer
152
Cruise Control
153
Exterior Lamps
156
Delayed Headlamps
157
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
158
Fog Lamps
158
Instrument Panel Brightness
159
Courtesy Lamps
159
Dome Lamp
159
Entry Lighting
160
Delayed Entry Lighting
160
Delayed Exit Lighting
160
Parade Dimming
161
Reading Lamps
161
Electric Power Management
161
Battery Run-Down Protection
162
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
162
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
164
Climate Controls
164
Climate Control System
164
Outlet Adjustment
168
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
169
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
170
Instrument Panel Cluster
171
Speedometer and Odometer
172
Tachometer
172
Safety Belt Reminder Light
173
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
173
Airbag Readiness Light
174
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
175
Charging System Light
177
Brake System Warning Light
177
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
178
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
180
Tire Pressure Light
180
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
181
Oil Pressure Light
184
Security Light
184
Fog Lamp Light
185
Cruise Control Light
185
Highbeam On Light
185
Fuel Gage
185
Driver Information Center (DIC)
186
DIC Operation and Displays
187
DIC Compass
193
DIC Warnings and Messages
195
DIC Vehicle Customization
203
Audio System(s)
210
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
211
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
212
Radio with CD (Base)
214
Radio with CD (MP3)
220
Using an MP3
231
XM Radio Messages
238
Theft-Deterrent Feature
240
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
240
Radio Reception
241
Care of Your CDs
242
Care of the CD Player
242
Backglass Antenna
242
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
243
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)
254
Steering
255
Off-Road Recovery
258
Passing
258
Loss of Control
260
Driving at Night
261
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
262
City Driving
265
Freeway Driving
266
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
267
Highway Hypnosis
268
Hill and Mountain Roads
268
Winter Driving
270
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
276
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
276
Loading Your Vehicle
277
Towing
282
Towing Your Vehicle
282
Recreational Vehicle Towing
282
Towing a Trailer
284
Service and Appearance Care
293
Service
296
Accessories and Modifications
296
California Proposition 65 Warning
297
Doing Your Own Service Work
297
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
298
Fuel
298
Gasoline Octane
298
Gasoline Specifications
299
California Fuel
299
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
311
Engine Oil Life System
314
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
316
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
317
Engine Coolant
320
Pressure Cap
323
Engine Overheating
323
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
325
Cooling System
326
Power Steering Fluid
331
Windshield Washer Fluid
332
Brakes
333
Battery
336
Jump Starting
337
Headlamp Aiming
342
Bulb Replacement
342
Halogen Bulbs
342
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
343
Taillamps, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
345
Back-Up Lamps
345
License Plate Lamp
346
Replacement Bulbs
346
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
347
Tires
349
Tire Sidewall Labeling
350
Tire Terminology and Definitions
354
Inflation - Tire Pressure
357
Tire Pressure Monitor System
358
Tire Inspection and Rotation
362
When It Is Time for New Tires
364
Buying New Tires
364
Different Size Tires and Wheels
366
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
367
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
368
Wheel Replacement
368
Tire Chains
370
If a Tire Goes Flat
371
Changing a Flat Tire
372
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
373
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
375
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
382
Compact Spare Tire
384
Appearance Care
385
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
385
Fabric/Carpet
386
Leather
387
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
388
Care of Safety Belts
388
Weatherstrips
388
Washing Your Vehicle
389
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
389
Finish Care
389
Windshield and Wiper Blades
390
Aluminum Wheels
390
Tires
391
Sheet Metal Damage
391
Finish Damage
392
Underbody Maintenance
392
Chemical Paint Spotting
392
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
393
Vehicle Identification
394
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
394
Service Parts Identification Label
394
Electrical System
395
Add-On Electrical Equipment
395
Headlamp Wiring
395
Windshield Wiper Fuses
395
Power Windows and Other Power Options
395
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
395
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
396
Underhood Fuse Block
397
Capacities and Specifications
400
Maintenance Schedule
403
Maintenance Schedule
404
Introduction
404
Maintenance Requirements
404
Your Vehicle and the Environment
404
Using the Maintenance Schedule
405
Scheduled Maintenance
406
Additional Required Services
409
Maintenance Footnotes
410
Owner Checks and Services
412
At Each Fuel Fill
412
At Least Once a Month
412
At Least Once a Year
413
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
415
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
416
Engine Drive Belt Routing
417
Maintenance Record
418
Customer Assistance Information
421
Customer Assistance and Information
422
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
422
Online Owner Center
425
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
426
Customer Assistance Offices
426
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
427
Roadside Assistance Program
428
Courtesy Transportation
432
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
434
Collision Damage Repair
436
Reporting Safety Defects
440
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
440
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
440
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
440
Service Publications Ordering Information
441
Index
443

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Manual

What contains the 2007 Monte Carlo manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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

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