2007 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet Silverado owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Silverado
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
3.69 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Memory Seat and Mirrors
12
Reclining Seatbacks
15
Head Restraints
18
Seatback Latches
18
Rear Seats
19
Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab)
19
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
20
Safety Belts
22
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
22
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
26
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
27
Driver Position
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
36
Right Front Passenger Position
37
Center Front Passenger Position
37
Rear Seat Passengers
38
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
41
Safety Belt Extender
43
Child Restraints
44
Older Children
44
Infants and Young Children
47
Child Restraint Systems
51
Where to Put the Restraint
55
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
72
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
75
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Crew Cab) (With Passenger Sensing System)
75
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Regular and Extended Cab) (With Airbag Off Switch)
78
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Regular and Extended Cab) (With Passenger Sensing System)
85
Airbag System
92
Where Are the Airbags?
94
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
95
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
97
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
97
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
98
Airbag Off Switch
99
Passenger Sensing System
103
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
109
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
110
Restraint System Check
111
Checking the Restraint Systems
111
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
112
Features and Controls
113
Keys
115
Remote Keyless Entry System
116
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
117
Doors and Locks
120
Door Locks
120
Power Door Locks
121
Delayed Locking
122
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
122
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
125
Lockout Protection
125
Rear Doors
126
Tailgate
127
Windows
128
Manual Windows
128
Power Windows
129
Swing-Out Windows
130
Sliding Rear Window
130
Sun Visors
130
Theft-Deterrent Systems
130
Content Theft-Deterrent
130
Passlock®
132
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
133
New Vehicle Break-In
133
Ignition Positions
134
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
136
Starting the Engine
136
Engine Coolant Heater
138
Automatic Transmission Operation
140
Tow/Haul Mode
147
Manual Transmission Operation
149
Four-Wheel Drive
153
Parking Brake
170
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
171
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
173
Parking Over Things That Burn
174
Engine Exhaust
175
Running the Engine While Parked
176
Mirrors
177
Manual Rearview Mirror
177
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
177
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
181
Outside Manual Mirrors
183
Outside Trailer-Tow Mirrors
184
Outside West Coast-Type Mirrors
185
Outside Power Mirrors
186
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
186
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
187
Outside Curb View Assist Mirrors
188
Outside Convex Mirror
188
Outside Heated Mirrors
189
OnStar® System
189
Universal Home Remote System
191
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
191
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
192
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
193
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
198
Storage Areas
202
Glove Box
202
Cupholder(s)
202
Front Storage Area
202
Center Console Storage Area
202
Tonneau Cover
203
Sunroof
205
Instrument Panel
207
Instrument Panel Overview
210
Hazard Warning Flashers
212
Other Warning Devices
212
Horn
212
Tilt Wheel
213
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
213
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
214
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
215
Flash-to-Pass
215
Windshield Wipers
215
Windshield Washer
216
Cruise Control
217
Headlamps
220
Headlamps on Reminder
221
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
221
Automatic Headlamp System
222
Fog Lamps
223
Auxiliary Roof Mounted Lamp
224
Instrument Panel Brightness
224
Dome Lamps
224
Dome Lamp Override
225
Entry Lighting
225
Exit Lighting
225
Front Reading Lamps
225
Cargo Lamp
226
Electric Power Management
226
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
227
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
228
Climate Controls
228
Climate Control System
228
Dual Climate Control System
230
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
233
Outlet Adjustment
241
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
242
Instrument Panel Cluster
243
Speedometer and Odometer
244
Trip Odometer
244
Tachometer
244
Safety Belt Reminder Light
245
Airbag Readiness Light
245
Airbag Off Light
246
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
248
Battery Warning Light
251
Voltmeter Gage
251
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
252
Brake System Warning Light
252
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
253
Traction Off Light
254
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
254
Transmission Temperature Gage
255
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
256
Oil Pressure Gage
260
Security Light
261
Cruise Control Light
261
Highbeam On Light
261
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
261
Tow/Haul Mode Light
262
Cargo Lamp Light
262
Fuel Gage
262
Low Fuel Warning Light
263
Driver Information Center (DIC)
263
DIC Operation and Displays
264
DIC Warnings and Messages
267
DIC Vehicle Customization
279
Audio System(s)
286
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
287
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
288
AM-FM Radio
288
Radio with CD
291
Radio with Cassette and CD
300
Radio with Six-Disc CD
313
XM Radio Messages
327
Rear Seat Entertainment System
328
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
341
Theft-Deterrent Feature
343
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
343
Radio Reception
344
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
345
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
347
Care of the CD and DVD Player
347
Fixed Mast Antenna
347
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
348
Chime Level Adjustment
348
Driving Your Vehicle
349
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
350
Defensive Driving
350
Drunken Driving
351
Control of a Vehicle
354
Braking
354
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
355
Braking in Emergencies
357
Traction Assist System (TAS)
357
Manual Selectable Ride
359
Locking Rear Axle
360
Steering
361
Off-Road Recovery
363
Passing
363
Loss of Control
365
Off-Road Driving
366
Driving at Night
385
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
386
City Driving
390
Freeway Driving
391
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
392
Highway Hypnosis
393
Hill and Mountain Roads
394
Winter Driving
396
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
400
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
401
Recovery Hooks (Except SS Model)
402
Loading Your Vehicle
403
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
410
Truck-Camper Loading Information
415
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
417
Towing
417
Towing Your Vehicle
417
Recreational Vehicle Towing
418
Towing a Trailer
423
Trailer Recommendations
456
Power Take-Off (PTO)
456
Service and Appearance Care
461
Service
464
Accessories and Modifications
464
California Proposition 65 Warning
465
Doing Your Own Service Work
465
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
466
Fuel
466
Gasoline Octane
467
Gasoline Specifications
467
California Fuel
467
Additives
468
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
469
Fuels in Foreign Countries
470
Filling the Tank
471
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
473
Checking Things Under the Hood
474
Hood Release
475
Engine Compartment Overview
476
Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine)
482
Engine Oil Life System (Gasoline Engine)
485
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter (Gasoline Engines)
487
Automatic Transmission Fluid (Allison Transmission®)
490
Automatic Transmission Fluid (Except Allison Transmission®)
493
Manual Transmission Fluid
496
Hydraulic Clutch
498
Engine Coolant
499
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
502
Engine Overheating
502
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode (V8 Engines Only)
504
Cooling System
504
Engine Fan Noise
510
Power Steering Fluid
510
Windshield Washer Fluid
511
Brakes
513
Battery
517
Jump Starting
518
Rear Axle
524
Four-Wheel Drive
525
Front Axle
526
Noise Control System
528
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
528
Bulb Replacement
529
Halogen Bulbs
529
Headlamps
530
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
531
Roof Marker Lamps
533
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
535
Pickup Box Identification and Fender Marker Lamps
536
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
536
License Plate Lamp
538
Replacement Bulbs
539
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
539
Tires
541
Tire Sidewall Labeling
542
Tire Terminology and Definitions
546
Inflation - Tire Pressure
550
Dual Tire Operation
552
Tire Inspection and Rotation
553
When It Is Time for New Tires
555
Buying New Tires
556
Different Size Tires and Wheels
558
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
559
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
560
Wheel Replacement
560
Tire Chains
562
If a Tire Goes Flat
563
Changing a Flat Tire
564
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
566
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
570
Secondary Latch System
579
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
582
Spare Tire
586
Appearance Care
587
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
587
Fabric/Carpet
588
Leather
589
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
590
Care of Safety Belts
590
Weatherstrips
590
Washing Your Vehicle
591
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
591
Finish Care
591
Windshield and Wiper Blades
592
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
593
Tires
594
Sheet Metal Damage
594
Underbody Maintenance
594
Chemical Paint Spotting
595
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
595
Vehicle Identification
596
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
596
Service Parts Identification Label
597
Electrical System
597
Add-On Electrical Equipment
597
Windshield Wiper Fuses
597
Power Windows and Other Power Options
597
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
598
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
598
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
600
Underhood Fuse Block
601
Capacities and Specifications
607
Maintenance Schedule
611
Maintenance Schedule
612
Introduction
612
Maintenance Requirements
612
Your Vehicle and the Environment
612
Using the Maintenance Schedule
613
Scheduled Maintenance (Gasoline Engine)
615
Additional Required Services (Gasoline Engine)
618
Maintenance Footnotes (Gasoline Engine)
620
Owner Checks and Services
622
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000 km)
622
At Each Fuel Fill
623
At Least Once a Month
623
At Least Once a Year
624
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
626
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts (Gasoline Engines)
629
Engine Drive Belt Routing
630
Maintenance Record
631
Customer Assistance Information
635
Customer Assistance and Information
636
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
636
Online Owner Center
639
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
640
Customer Assistance Offices
640
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
641
Roadside Assistance Program
642
Courtesy Transportation
645
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
647
Collision Damage Repair
648
Reporting Safety Defects
652
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
652
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
652
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
653
Service Publications Ordering Information
653
Index
655

FAQ about the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Manual

What contains the 2007 Silverado manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Silverado, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Silverado owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Silverado

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