2008 Chevrolet Hhr Owner's Manual

2008 Chevrolet Hhr owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Hhr
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.65 MB

Table of Contents

2008 Chevrolet HHR BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Seat Height Adjuster
7
Power Seat
7
Power Lumbar
8
Heated Seats
8
Reclining Seatbacks
9
Head Restraints
11
Passenger Folding Seatback
12
Rear Seats
14
Split Folding Rear Seat
14
Safety Belts
16
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Lap-Shoulder Belt
30
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
36
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
44
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
55
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
57
Airbag System
61
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
69
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Restraint System Check
76
Checking the Restraint Systems
76
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
77
Features and Controls
79
Keys
81
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
82
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
83
Remote Vehicle Start
85
Doors and Locks
87
Door Locks
87
Power Door Locks
87
Delayed Locking
88
Automatic Door Lock
88
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
88
Rear Door Security Locks
89
Lockout Protection
90
Rear Side Cargo Door
90
Liftgate
90
Windows
93
Power Windows
94
Sun Visors
95
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Content Theft-Deterrent
96
97
Operation
98
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
100
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
103
Starting the Engine
103
Engine Coolant Heater
105
Automatic Transmission Operation
106
Manual Transmission Operation
109
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission)
112
Shifting Out of PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission)
114
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
114
Parking Over Things That Burn
115
Engine Exhaust
115
Running the Engine While Parked
116
Mirrors
117
Manual Rearview Mirror
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
117
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
119
Outside Power Mirrors
121
Outside Convex Mirror
121
OnStar® System
122
Storage Areas
125
Glove Box
125
Cupholder(s)
125
Instrument Panel Storage
125
Floor Console Storage Area
125
Rear Storage Area
126
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
126
Roof Rack System
128
Convenience Net
129
Hideaway Rear Storage Bins
129
Sunroof
130
Instrument Panel
133
Instrument Panel Overview
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
138
Other Warning Devices
138
Horn
138
Tilt Wheel
138
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
139
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
140
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
140
Flash-to-Pass
140
Windshield Wipers
141
Windshield Washer
142
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
143
Cruise Control
144
Headlamps
147
Wiper Activated Headlamps
148
Headlamps on Reminder
148
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
148
Automatic Headlamp System
149
Fog Lamps
150
Instrument Panel Brightness
150
Dome Lamp
151
Entry/Exit Lighting
151
Mirror Reading Lamps
151
Rear Reading Lamps
151
Electric Power Management
152
Battery Run-Down Protection
152
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
152
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
154
Climate Controls
155
Climate Control System
155
Outlet Adjustment
158
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
158
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
160
Instrument Panel Cluster
161
Speedometer and Odometer
162
Tachometer
162
Safety Belt Reminders
162
Airbag Readiness Light
163
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
164
Charging System Light
166
Up-Shift Light
167
Brake System Warning Light
167
Antilock Brake System Warning Light
168
Enhanced Traction System Warning Light
169
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
169
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
170
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
171
Tire Pressure Light
171
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
172
Oil Pressure Light
175
Security Light
176
Fog Lamp Light
176
Highbeam On Light
176
Fuel Gage
176
Boost Gage
177
Driver Information Center (DIC)
178
DIC Operation and Displays
178
DIC Warnings and Messages
180
DIC Vehicle Personalization
186
Audio System(s)
191
Setting the Clock
192
Radio(s)
194
Using an MP3
204
XM Radio Messages
209
Theft-Deterrent Feature
210
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
211
Radio Reception
211
Fixed Mast Antenna
212
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
212
Driving Your Vehicle
213
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
214
Defensive Driving
214
Drunk Driving
214
Control of a Vehicle
215
Braking
215
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
217
Braking in Emergencies
218
Traction Control System (TCS)
218
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
221
Limited-Slip Differential
222
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
222
Steering
225
Off-Road Recovery
227
Passing
228
Loss of Control
228
Driving at Night
230
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
230
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
232
Highway Hypnosis
232
Hill and Mountain Roads
232
Winter Driving
234
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
238
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
238
Loading Your Vehicle
239
Towing
244
Towing Your Vehicle
244
Recreational Vehicle Towing
244
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transaxle)
246
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transaxle)
246
Service and Appearance Care
255
Service
257
Accessories and Modifications
257
California Proposition 65 Warning
257
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
258
Doing Your Own Service Work
258
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
258
Fuel
259
Gasoline Octane
259
Gasoline Specifications
259
California Fuel
260
Additives
260
Fuels in Foreign Countries
261
Filling the Tank
261
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
264
Checking Things Under the Hood
264
Hood Release
265
Engine Compartment Overview
266
Engine Oil
269
Engine Oil Life System
273
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
274
Automatic Transmission Fluid
277
Manual Transmission Fluid
277
Hydraulic Clutch
277
Engine Coolant
278
Pressure Cap
280
Engine Overheating
280
Cooling System
282
Windshield Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
288
Battery
291
Jump Starting
292
Headlamp Aiming
297
Bulb Replacement
300
Halogen Bulbs
300
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking Lamps
300
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
302
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
303
License Plate Lamp
304
Replacement Bulbs
304
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
304
Tires
306
Tire Sidewall Labeling
307
Tire Terminology and Definitions
311
Inflation - Tire Pressure
314
Tire Pressure Monitor System
315
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
317
Tire Inspection and Rotation
320
When It Is Time for New Tires
322
Buying New Tires
323
Different Size Tires and Wheels
325
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
325
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
327
Wheel Replacement
327
Tire Chains
328
If a Tire Goes Flat
329
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
330
Changing a Flat Tire
340
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
341
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (SS Model)
344
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (All Models Except SS)
355
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
360
Compact Spare Tire
363
Appearance Care
364
Interior Cleaning
364
Fabric/Carpet
365
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
366
Care of Safety Belts
366
Weatherstrips
367
Washing Your Vehicle
367
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
367
Finish Care
368
Windshield and Wiper Blades
368
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
369
Tires
370
Sheet Metal Damage
370
Finish Damage
370
Underbody Maintenance
370
Chemical Paint Spotting
370
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
371
Vehicle Identification
372
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
372
Service Parts Identification Label
372
Electrical System
372
Add-On Electrical Equipment
372
Headlamp Wiring
373
Windshield Wiper Fuses
373
Power Windows and Other Power Options
373
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
373
Floor Console Fuse Block
374
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
376
Capacities and Specifications
379
Maintenance Schedule
381
Maintenance Schedule
382
Introduction
382
Maintenance Requirements
382
Your Vehicle and the Environment
382
Using the Maintenance Schedule
382
Scheduled Maintenance
384
Additional Required Services
386
Maintenance Footnotes
387
Owner Checks and Services
388
At Each Fuel Fill
388
At Least Once a Month
389
At Least Once a Year
389
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
392
Maintenance Replacement Parts
394
Engine Drive Belt Routing
395
Maintenance Record
396
Customer Assistance Information
399
Customer Assistance and Information
400
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
400
Online Owner Center
402
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
402
Customer Assistance Offices
403
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
404
Roadside Assistance Program
404
Scheduling Service Appointments
406
Courtesy Transportation
407
Collision Damage Repair
408
Reporting Safety Defects
411
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
411
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
412
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
412
Service Publications Ordering Information
413
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
414
Event Data Recorders
414
OnStar®
415
Navigation System
415
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
415
Index
417

FAQ about the 2008 Chevrolet Hhr Manual

What contains the 2008 Hhr manual?

The Chevrolet Hhr owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Hhr. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Hhr 2008 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Hhr
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2008 Chevrolet Hhr Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Hhr year 2008 free?

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The Chevrolet Hhr (2008) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2008 is available in English.

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