2009 Chevrolet Uplander Owner's Manual

2009 Chevrolet Uplander owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Uplander
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
5.79 MB

Table of Contents

2008 Chevrolet Uplander BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
5
Front Seats
6
Manual Seats
6
Power Seats
7
Heated Seats
7
Reclining Seatbacks
8
Head Restraints
10
Rear Seats
10
Rear Seat Operation
10
Bucket Seats
10
Captain Chairs
18
Third Row Seat
22
Safety Belts
27
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
27
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
32
Lap-Shoulder Belt
40
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
45
Safety Belt Extender
46
Child Restraints
46
Older Children
46
Infants and Young Children
50
Child Restraint Systems
53
Where to Put the Restraint
56
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
65
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
68
Built-In Child Restraint
72
Airbag System
81
Where Are the Airbags?
84
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
86
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
87
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
87
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
88
Passenger Sensing System
89
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Restraint System Check
95
Checking the Restraint Systems
95
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
96
Features and Controls
97
Keys
99
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
100
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
101
Remote Vehicle Start
104
Doors and Locks
106
Door Locks
106
Power Door Locks
107
Delayed Locking
108
Automatic Door Lock
108
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
109
Lockout Protection
109
Dual Sliding Doors
109
Power Sliding Door (PSD)
112
Liftgate
118
Windows
120
Power Windows
121
Manual Rear Quarter Windows
122
Power Rear Quarter Windows
122
Sun Visors
123
Theft-Deterrent Systems
123
Content Theft-Deterrent
123
PASS-Key® III
125
PASS-Key® III Operation
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
127
New Vehicle Break-In
127
Ignition Positions
127
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
128
Starting the Engine
128
Engine Coolant Heater
130
Automatic Transmission Operation
131
Parking Brake
134
Shifting Into PARK (P)
134
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
136
Parking Over Things That Burn
136
Engine Exhaust
137
Running the Engine While Parked
138
Mirrors
139
Manual Rearview Mirror
139
Outside Power Mirrors
139
Outside Convex Mirror
140
Outside Heated Mirrors
140
Object Detection Systems
140
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
140
OnStar® System
143
Universal Home Remote System
147
Universal Home Remote System
147
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
147
Storage Areas
152
Glove Box
152
Cupholder(s)
152
Overhead Console (Without Rail)
152
Overhead Console (With Rail)
153
Floor Console Storage Area
155
Folding Tray
155
Second Row Center Console
155
Luggage Carrier
156
Convenience Net (With Rear Convenience Center)
157
Convenience Net (Without Rear Convenience Center)
157
Convenience Center
158
Instrument Panel
161
Instrument Panel Overview
164
Hazard Warning Flashers
166
Other Warning Devices
166
Horn
166
Tilt Wheel
166
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
167
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
167
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
168
Flash-to-Pass
168
Windshield Wipers
169
Windshield Washer
169
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
170
Cruise Control
170
Exterior Lamps
174
Wiper Activated Headlamps
175
Headlamps on Reminder
175
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
176
Instrument Panel Brightness
177
Interior Lamps Control
177
Dome Lamp
178
Entry Lighting
178
Delayed Lighting
178
Exit Lighting
179
Front Reading Lamps
179
Rear Reading Lamps
179
Cargo Lamp
179
Electric Power Management
180
Battery Run-Down Protection
181
Overhead Console Switchbank
181
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
182
Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
183
Cigarette Lighter
184
Climate Controls
184
Climate Control System
184
Dual Climate Control System
187
Outlet Adjustment
190
Rear Climate Control System
190
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
192
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
194
Instrument Panel Cluster
195
Speedometer and Odometer
196
Trip Odometer
196
Tachometer
196
Safety Belt Reminders
196
Airbag Readiness Light
197
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
198
Charging System Light
200
Brake System Warning Light
201
Antilock Brake System Warning Light
202
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
202
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
203
Tire Pressure Light
203
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
204
Oil Pressure Light
207
Security Light
208
Cruise Control Light
208
Highbeam On Light
208
Fuel Gage
209
Low Fuel Warning Light
209
Driver Information Center (DIC)
210
DIC Operation and Displays
210
DIC Compass (Uplevel Only)
216
DIC Warnings and Messages
218
DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only)
236
Audio System(s)
244
Setting the Time
245
Radio(s) (MP3)
246
Using an MP3
258
XM Radio Messages
261
Navigation/Radio System
262
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
262
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
277
Theft-Deterrent Feature
278
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
279
Radio Reception
280
Fixed Mast Antenna
281
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
281
Chime Level Adjustment
281
Driving Your Vehicle
283
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
284
Defensive Driving
284
Drunk Driving
285
Control of a Vehicle
286
Braking
286
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
287
Braking in Emergencies
288
Traction Control System (TCS)
288
StabiliTrak® System
289
Steering
291
Off-Road Recovery
293
Passing
294
Loss of Control
294
Driving at Night
295
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
296
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
297
Highway Hypnosis
297
Hill and Mountain Roads
298
Winter Driving
299
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
302
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
303
Loading Your Vehicle
303
Towing
309
Towing Your Vehicle
309
Recreational Vehicle Towing
309
Level Control
310
Towing a Trailer
310
Service and Appearance Care
321
Service
323
Accessories and Modifications
323
California Proposition 65 Warning
323
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
324
Doing Your Own Service Work
324
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
324
Fuel
325
Gasoline Octane
325
Gasoline Specifications
325
California Fuel
325
Additives
326
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
326
Fuels in Foreign Countries
327
Filling the Tank
328
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
330
Checking Things Under the Hood
330
Hood Release
331
Engine Compartment Overview
332
Engine Oil
333
Engine Oil Life System
336
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
338
Automatic Transmission Fluid
340
Engine Coolant
342
Radiator Pressure Cap
344
Engine Overheating
344
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
345
Cooling System
346
Power Steering Fluid
351
Windshield Washer Fluid
352
Brakes
353
Battery
356
Jump Starting
357
Headlamp Aiming
361
Bulb Replacement
362
Halogen Bulbs
362
Headlamps and Sidemarker Lamps
362
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
364
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
364
License Plate Lamp
366
Replacement Bulbs
366
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
367
Tires
368
Tire Sidewall Labeling
369
Tire Terminology and Definitions
372
Inflation - Tire Pressure
374
High-Speed Operation
376
Tire Pressure Monitor System
377
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
378
Tire Inspection and Rotation
382
When It Is Time for New Tires
384
Buying New Tires
385
Different Size Tires and Wheels
386
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
387
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
388
Wheel Replacement
388
Tire Chains
390
Accessory Inflator
390
If a Tire Goes Flat
392
Changing a Flat Tire
393
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
394
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
396
Secondary Latch System
403
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
406
Compact Spare Tire
409
Appearance Care
410
Interior Cleaning
410
Fabric/Carpet
411
Leather
412
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
412
Child Restraint Pad
412
Care of Safety Belts and Built-in Child Restraint Harness
413
Weatherstrips
413
Washing Your Vehicle
413
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
414
Finish Care
414
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
415
Aluminum Wheels
415
Tires
416
Sheet Metal Damage
416
Finish Damage
416
Underbody Maintenance
416
Chemical Paint Spotting
416
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
417
Vehicle Identification
418
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
418
Service Parts Identification Label
418
Electrical System
419
Add-On Electrical Equipment
419
Headlamp Wiring
419
Windshield Wiper Fuses
419
Power Windows and Other Power Options
419
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
420
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
420
Underhood Fuse Block
422
Capacities and Specifications
425
Maintenance Schedule
427
Maintenance Schedule
428
Introduction
428
Maintenance Requirements
428
Your Vehicle and the Environment
428
Using the Maintenance Schedule
428
Scheduled Maintenance
430
Additional Required Services
432
Maintenance Footnotes
433
Owner Checks and Services
434
At Each Fuel Fill
434
At Least Once a Month
435
At Least Once a Year
435
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
437
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
439
Engine Drive Belt Routing
440
Maintenance Record
441
Customer Assistance Information
445
Customer Assistance and Information
446
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
446
Online Owner Center
448
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
449
Customer Assistance Offices
449
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
450
Roadside Assistance Program
450
Scheduling Service Appointments
453
Courtesy Transportation
453
Collision Damage Repair
455
Reporting Safety Defects
458
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
458
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
458
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
458
Service Publications Ordering Information
459
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
460
Event Data Recorders
460
OnStar®
461
Navigation System
461
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
461
Index
463

FAQ about the 2009 Chevrolet Uplander Manual

What contains the 2009 Uplander manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Uplander, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Uplander

Where to download the 2009 Chevrolet Uplander Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Uplander year 2009 free?

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The Chevrolet Uplander (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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