2009 Chevrolet Hhr Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.49 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Chevrolet HHR BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
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
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Lap-Shoulder Belt
30
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
35
Safety Belt Extender
35
Child Restraints
36
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
43
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
58
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
65
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
68
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
68
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
69
Passenger Sensing System (Without Turbo/With Turbo and RPO AS5)
70
Passenger Sensing System (With Turbo and RPO AR9 or AE4)
76
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Restraint System Check
83
Checking the Restraint Systems
83
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
84
Features and Controls
85
Keys
87
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
88
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
88
Remote Vehicle Start
91
Doors and Locks
93
Door Locks
93
Power Door Locks
93
Delayed Locking
94
Automatic Door Lock
94
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
94
Rear Door Security Locks
95
Lockout Protection
96
Rear Side Cargo Door (HHR Panel Only)
96
Liftgate
96
Windows
100
Power Windows
101
Sun Visors
102
Theft-Deterrent Systems
102
Content Theft-Deterrent
103
Electronic Immobilizer
104
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
105
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
106
New Vehicle Break-In
106
Ignition Positions
107
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
109
Starting the Engine
109
Engine Coolant Heater
111
Automatic Transmission Operation
112
Manual Transmission Operation
114
Parking Brake
117
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
118
Shifting Out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
119
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
120
Parking Over Things That Burn
120
Engine Exhaust
121
Running the Vehicle While Parked
122
Mirrors
123
Manual Rearview Mirror
123
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
123
Compass
123
Outside Power Mirrors
125
Blind Spot Mirrors
125
Outside Convex Mirror
127
Object Detection Systems
128
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
128
OnStar® System
131
Storage Areas
135
Glove Box
135
Cupholders
135
Instrument Panel Storage
135
Floor Console Storage Area
135
Rear Storage Area
135
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
136
Roof Rack System
138
Convenience Net
138
Hideaway Rear Storage Bins
139
Sunroof
140
Instrument Panel
141
Instrument Panel Overview
144
Hazard Warning Flashers
146
Horn
146
Tilt Wheel
146
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
147
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
147
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
148
Flash-to-Pass
148
Windshield Wipers
148
Windshield Washer
149
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
150
Cruise Control
150
Headlamps
154
Wiper Activated Headlamps
155
Headlamps on Reminder
155
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
155
Automatic Headlamp System
156
Fog Lamps
156
Instrument Panel Brightness
157
Dome Lamp
157
Entry/Exit Lighting
157
Mirror Reading Lamps
157
Rear Reading Lamps
157
Electric Power Management
158
Battery Run-Down Protection
158
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
159
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
161
Climate Controls
161
Climate Control System
161
Outlet Adjustment
164
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
164
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
166
Instrument Panel Cluster
167
Speedometer and Odometer
168
Tachometer
168
Safety Belt Reminders
169
Airbag Readiness Light
170
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
171
Charging System Light
172
Up-Shift Light
172
Brake System Warning Light
173
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
174
Enhanced Traction System (ETS) Indicator/Warning Light
174
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
175
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
176
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
176
Tire Pressure Light
177
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Light
180
Security Light
181
Fog Lamp Light
181
Highbeam On Light
181
Fuel Gage
182
Boost Gage
182
Reconfigurable Performance Display (RPD)
183
Driver Information Center (DIC)
188
DIC Operation and Displays
188
DIC Warnings and Messages
190
DIC Vehicle Personalization
196
Audio System(s)
201
Setting the Clock
202
Radio(s)
203
Using an MP3
214
XM Radio Messages
221
Bluetooth®
222
Theft-Deterrent Feature
234
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
234
Radio Reception
235
Fixed Mast Antenna
236
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
236
Chime Level Adjustment
236
Driving Your Vehicle
237
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
238
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
238
Defensive Driving
238
Drunk Driving
239
Control of a Vehicle
239
Braking
240
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
241
Braking in Emergencies
242
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
243
Traction Control System (TCS)
246
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
248
Limited-Slip Differential
249
Steering
250
Off-Road Recovery
252
Passing
252
Loss of Control
252
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
254
Driving at Night
254
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
255
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
256
Highway Hypnosis
256
Hill and Mountain Roads
257
Winter Driving
258
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
260
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
261
Loading the Vehicle
261
Towing
267
Towing Your Vehicle
267
Recreational Vehicle Towing
267
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transmission)
270
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transmission)
277
Service and Appearance Care
279
Service
281
Accessories and Modifications
281
California Proposition 65 Warning
282
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
282
Doing Your Own Service Work
282
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
283
Fuel
283
Gasoline Octane
283
Gasoline Specifications
284
California Fuel
284
Additives
284
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
285
Fuels in Foreign Countries
286
Filling the Tank
287
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
290
Checking Things Under the Hood
290
Hood Release
291
Engine Compartment Overview
292
Engine Oil
295
Engine Oil Life System
299
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
301
Automatic Transmission Fluid
303
Manual Transmission Fluid
304
Hydraulic Clutch
304
Cooling System
304
Engine Coolant
305
Pressure Cap
310
Engine Overheating
310
Windshield Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Battery
316
Jump Starting
317
Headlamp Aiming
322
Bulb Replacement
325
Halogen Bulbs
325
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking Lamps
325
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
327
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
328
License Plate Lamp
329
Replacement Bulbs
329
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
330
Tires
331
Tire Sidewall Labeling
332
Tire Terminology and Definitions
336
Inflation - Tire Pressure
339
Tire Pressure Monitor System
340
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
342
Tire Inspection and Rotation
345
When It Is Time for New Tires
347
Buying New Tires
348
Different Size Tires and Wheels
349
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
350
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
351
Wheel Replacement
351
Tire Chains
352
If a Tire Goes Flat
353
Changing a Flat Tire
354
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
355
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (All Models Except SS)
358
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (SS Model)
363
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
372
Compact Spare Tire
376
Appearance Care
377
Interior Cleaning
377
Fabric/Carpet
378
Leather
379
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
380
Care of Safety Belts
380
Weatherstrips
380
Washing Your Vehicle
381
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
381
Finish Care
382
Windshield and Wiper Blades
382
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
383
Tires
384
Sheet Metal Damage
384
Finish Damage
384
Underbody Maintenance
384
Chemical Paint Spotting
384
Vehicle Identification
385
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
385
Service Parts Identification Label
385
Electrical System
386
Add-On Electrical Equipment
386
Headlamp Wiring
386
Windshield Wiper Fuses
386
Power Windows and Other Power Options
386
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
387
Floor Console Fuse Block
387
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
389
Capacities and Specifications
392
Maintenance Schedule
395
Maintenance Schedule
396
Introduction
396
Maintenance Requirements
396
Your Vehicle and the Environment
396
Using the Maintenance Schedule
396
Scheduled Maintenance
398
Additional Required Services
401
Maintenance Footnotes
402
Owner Checks and Services
403
At Each Fuel Fill
403
At Least Once a Month
404
At Least Once a Year
405
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
408
Maintenance Replacement Parts
410
Engine Drive Belt Routing
411
Maintenance Record
412
Customer Assistance Information
415
Customer Assistance and Information
416
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
416
Online Owner Center
419
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
420
Customer Assistance Offices
420
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
421
Roadside Assistance Program
421
Scheduling Service Appointments
425
Courtesy Transportation
425
Collision Damage Repair
427
Reporting Safety Defects
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
430
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
430
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
430
Service Publications Ordering Information
431
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
432
Event Data Recorders
432
OnStar®
433
Navigation System
433
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
433
Index
435

FAQ about the 2009 Chevrolet Hhr Manual

What contains the 2009 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Hhr, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2009 Chevrolet Hhr Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Hhr year 2009 free?

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The Chevrolet Hhr (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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