2009 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

2009 Chevrolet Express owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Express
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.35 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Chevrolet Express BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Power Seat
7
Reclining Seatbacks
7
Rear Seats
9
Rear Seat Operation
9
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
19
Lap-Shoulder Belt
27
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
41
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
43
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag On-Off Switch)
56
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
62
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Airbag Off Switch
69
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
78
Restraint System Check
79
Checking the Restraint Systems
79
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
80
Features and Controls
81
Keys
82
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
83
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
84
Doors and Locks
86
Door Locks
86
Power Door Locks
87
Cargo Door Relocking
87
Delayed Locking
87
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
87
Automatic Door Lock
88
Automatic Door Unlock
88
Rear Door Security Locks
88
Lockout Protection
89
Sliding Side Door
89
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
90
Rear Doors
92
Windows
93
Manual Windows
94
Power Windows
94
Swing-Out Windows
95
Enhanced Technology Glass
96
Sun Visors
96
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Electronic Immobilizer
97
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
97
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
99
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
100
Starting the Engine
100
Fast Idle System
102
Engine Coolant Heater
103
Automatic Transmission Operation
104
Tow/Haul Mode
107
Parking Brake
108
Shifting Into Park
109
Shifting Out of Park
110
Parking Over Things That Burn
111
Engine Exhaust
111
Running the Vehicle While Parked
112
Mirrors
113
Manual Rearview Mirror
113
Outside Manual Mirrors
113
Outside Towing Mirrors
113
Outside Power Mirrors
114
Outside Convex Mirror
114
Outside Heated Mirrors
115
Storage Areas
115
Instrument Panel
117
Instrument Panel Overview
120
Hazard Warning Flashers
122
Horn
122
Tilt Wheel
122
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
123
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
123
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
124
Flash-to-Pass
124
Windshield Wipers
124
Windshield Washer
125
Cruise Control
125
Exterior Lamps
128
Headlamps on Reminder
129
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
130
Automatic Headlamp System
130
Instrument Panel Brightness
131
Dome Lamps
131
Dome Lamp Override
131
Entry/Exit Lighting
132
Reading Lamps
132
Electric Power Management
132
Battery Run-Down Protection
133
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
133
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
134
Climate Controls
134
Climate Control System
134
Outlet Adjustment
136
Rear Heating System
137
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
138
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
139
Instrument Panel Cluster
140
Speedometer and Odometer
141
Trip Odometer
141
Safety Belt Reminders
142
Airbag Readiness Light
143
Airbag Off Light
144
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
145
Charging System Light
146
Voltmeter Gage
147
Brake System Warning Light
147
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
148
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
149
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
149
Tire Pressure Light
150
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
150
Oil Pressure Gage
153
Oil Pressure Light
154
Security Light
155
Cruise Control Light
155
Highbeam On Light
155
Tow/Haul Mode Light
156
Fuel Gage
156
Driver Information Center (DIC)
157
DIC Operation and Displays
157
DIC Compass
162
DIC Warnings and Messages
164
DIC Vehicle Customization
173
Audio System(s)
180
Setting the Clock
181
Radio(s)
183
Using an MP3
194
Theft-Deterrent Feature
198
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
199
Radio Reception
200
Fixed Mast Antenna
200
Driving Your Vehicle
201
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
202
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
202
Defensive Driving
202
Drunk Driving
203
Control of a Vehicle
203
Braking
204
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
205
Braking in Emergencies
205
StabiliTrak® System
206
Locking Rear Axle
208
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
208
Steering
209
Off-Road Recovery
210
Passing
211
Loss of Control
211
Driving at Night
212
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
213
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
214
Highway Hypnosis
214
Hill and Mountain Roads
215
Winter Driving
216
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
218
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
218
Loading the Vehicle
219
Towing
224
Towing Your Vehicle
224
Recreational Vehicle Towing
224
Towing a Trailer
227
Service and Appearance Care
241
Service
243
Accessories and Modifications
243
California Proposition 65 Warning
244
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
244
Doing Your Own Service Work
244
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
245
Fuel
245
Gasoline Octane
246
Gasoline Specifications
246
California Fuel
246
Additives
247
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
248
Fuels in Foreign Countries
249
Filling the Tank
250
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
252
Checking Things Under the Hood
252
Hood Release
253
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
255
Engine Oil Life System
258
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
260
Automatic Transmission Fluid
261
Cooling System
264
Engine Coolant
265
Radiator Pressure Cap
272
Engine Overheating
272
Engine Fan Noise
274
Power Steering Fluid
275
Windshield Washer Fluid
276
Brakes
277
Battery
280
Jump Starting
281
All-Wheel Drive
285
Rear Axle
286
Front Axle
287
Noise Control System
288
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
288
Bulb Replacement
289
Halogen Bulbs
289
Headlamps
289
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
291
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
292
Taillamps
292
Replacement Bulbs
293
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
294
Tires
295
Tire Sidewall Labeling
296
Tire Terminology and Definitions
300
Inflation - Tire Pressure
304
Dual Tire Operation
305
Tire Pressure Monitor System
306
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
307
Tire Inspection and Rotation
311
When It Is Time for New Tires
313
Buying New Tires
314
Different Size Tires and Wheels
316
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
318
Wheel Replacement
318
Tire Chains
320
If a Tire Goes Flat
321
Changing a Flat Tire
322
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
323
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
326
Secondary Latch System
334
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
337
Spare Tire
338
Appearance Care
339
Interior Cleaning
339
Fabric/Carpet
340
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
341
Care of Safety Belts
342
Weatherstrips
342
Washing Your Vehicle
342
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
343
Finish Care
343
Windshield and Wiper Blades
344
Aluminum Wheels
344
Tires
345
Sheet Metal Damage
345
Finish Damage
345
Underbody Maintenance
346
Chemical Paint Spotting
346
Vehicle Identification
346
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
346
Service Parts Identification Label
347
Electrical System
347
Add-On Electrical Equipment
347
Headlamp Wiring
347
Windshield Wiper Fuses
347
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
348
Floor Console Fuse Block
348
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
350
Capacities and Specifications
354
Maintenance Schedule
357
Maintenance Schedule
358
Introduction
358
Maintenance Requirements
358
Your Vehicle and the Environment
358
Using the Maintenance Schedule
359
Scheduled Maintenance
360
Additional Required Services
363
Maintenance Footnotes (Gasoline Engine)
365
Owner Checks and Services
367
At the First 100, 1,000 and 6,000 Miles (160, 1 600 and 10 000 km)
367
At Each Fuel Fill
367
At Least Once a Month
368
At Least Once a Year
368
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
371
Maintenance Replacement Parts
373
Engine Drive Belt Routing
374
Maintenance Record
375
Customer Assistance Information
379
Customer Assistance and Information
380
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
380
Online Owner Center
383
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
384
Customer Assistance Offices
384
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
385
Roadside Assistance Program
386
Scheduling Service Appointments
388
Courtesy Transportation
388
Collision Damage Repair
390
Reporting Safety Defects
393
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
393
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
393
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
393
Service Publications Ordering Information
394
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
395
Event Data Recorders
396
OnStar®
397
Navigation System
397
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
397
Index
399

FAQ about the 2009 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2009 Express manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Express. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Express 2009 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Express, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2009 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2009 free?

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The Chevrolet Express (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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