2010 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2010 Chevrolet Aveo owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Aveo
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.21 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Chevrolet Aveo BookTOC
1
Preface
3
Canadian Owners
3
Index
3
Safety Warnings and Symbols
4
Vehicle Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Starting the Engine
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Trunk Release
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belt
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
22
Vehicle Features
24
Radio(s)
24
Satellite Radio
25
Portable Audio Devices
25
Steering Wheel Controls
26
Trip Computer
26
Cruise Control
27
Power Outlets
27
Sunroof
28
Performance and Maintenance
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Engine Oil Life System
29
Hood Release
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
Roadside Assistance Program
31
OnStarĀ®
32
Seats and Restraint System
35
Head Restraints
36
Front Seats
38
Manual Seats
38
Seat Height Adjuster
39
Manual Lumbar
39
Reclining Seatbacks
40
Rear Seats
42
Rear Seat Operation (Sedan)
42
Rear Seat Operation (Hatchback)
44
Safety Belts
48
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
48
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
53
Lap-Shoulder Belt
62
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
65
Safety Belt Extender
66
Child Restraints
66
Older Children
66
Infants and Young Children
69
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
76
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
78
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
85
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
87
Airbag System
92
Where Are the Airbags?
94
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
96
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
97
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
97
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
98
Passenger Sensing System
99
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
104
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
105
Restraint System Check
106
Checking the Restraint Systems
106
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
107
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
111
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
112
Doors and Locks
114
Door Locks
114
Central Door Unlocking System
115
Door Ajar Reminder
115
Rear Door Security Locks
115
Trunk
116
Liftgate (Hatchback)
118
Windows
120
Manual Windows
121
Power Windows
121
Sun Visors
122
Theft-Deterrent Systems
122
Immobilizer
122
Immobilizer Operation
122
Content Theft-Deterrent
123
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
125
New Vehicle Break-In
125
Ignition Positions
126
Starting the Engine
127
Engine Heater
128
Automatic Transmission Operation
131
Manual Transmission Operation
134
Parking Brake
136
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
136
Shifting Out of Park
138
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
139
Parking Over Things That Burn
139
Engine Exhaust
140
Running the Vehicle While Parked
141
Mirrors
142
Manual Rearview Mirror
142
Outside Manual Mirrors
142
Outside Power Mirrors
143
Outside Convex Mirror
143
Outside Heated Mirrors
143
Storage Areas
144
Glove Box
144
Cupholders
144
Sunroof
145
Instrument Panel
147
Instrument Panel Overview
149
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Horn
149
Tilt Wheel
149
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
150
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
151
Flash-to-Pass
151
Windshield Wipers
152
Windshield Washer
153
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
154
Cruise Control
154
Exterior Lamps
157
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
158
Fog Lamps
158
Instrument Panel Brightness
159
Dome Lamp
159
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
159
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
160
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
161
Clock
161
Climate Controls
162
Climate Control System
162
Outlet Adjustment
165
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
165
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
167
Instrument Panel Cluster
168
Speedometer and Odometer
169
Trip Odometer
169
Tachometer
169
Safety Belt Reminders
170
Airbag Readiness Light
171
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
172
Charging System Light
173
Up-Shift Light
173
Brake System Warning Light
174
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
175
Hold Mode Light
175
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
176
Tire Pressure Light
176
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Light
179
Change Engine Oil Light
180
Fog Lamp Light
181
Cruise Control Light
181
Highbeam On Light
181
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
181
Door Ajar Light
182
Fuel Gauge
182
Low Fuel Warning Light
183
Trip Computer
184
Audio System(s)
185
AM-FM Radio
186
Radio with CD
191
Radio with Six-Disc CD
199
Using an MP3
207
XM Radio Messages
209
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
210
Radio Reception
211
Fixed Mast Antenna (Hatchback)
211
Backglass Antenna (Sedan)
212
Multi-Band Antenna
212
Driving Your Vehicle
213
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
214
Defensive Driving
214
Drunk Driving
214
Control of a Vehicle
215
Braking
215
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
216
Braking in Emergencies
217
Steering
217
Off-Road Recovery
219
Passing
219
Loss of Control
220
Driving at Night
221
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
221
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
222
Highway Hypnosis
222
Hill and Mountain Roads
223
Winter Driving
224
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
226
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
226
Loading the Vehicle
227
Towing
233
Towing Your Vehicle
233
Recreational Vehicle Towing
233
Towing a Trailer
235
Service and Appearance Care
237
Service
240
Accessories and Modifications
240
California Proposition 65 Warning
241
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
241
Doing Your Own Service Work
241
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
242
Fuel
242
Gasoline Octane
242
Gasoline Specifications
243
California Fuel
243
Additives
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries
244
Filling the Tank
244
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
247
Checking Things Under the Hood
247
Hood Release
248
Engine Compartment Overview
250
Engine Oil
251
Engine Oil Life System
254
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
255
Automatic Transmission Fluid
256
Manual Transmission Fluid
259
Hydraulic Clutch
259
Cooling System
260
Engine Coolant
261
Engine Overheating
266
Power Steering Fluid
268
Windshield Washer Fluid
269
Brakes
270
Battery
273
Jump Starting
274
Headlamp Aiming
279
Bulb Replacement
279
Halogen Bulbs
279
Headlamps
280
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
281
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Hatchback)
283
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Sedan)
283
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
284
License Plate Lamp
285
Replacement Bulbs
285
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
286
Tires
287
Tire Sidewall Labeling
288
Tire Terminology and Definitions
291
Inflation - Tire Pressure
294
Tire Pressure Monitor System
295
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
296
Tire Inspection and Rotation
298
When It Is Time for New Tires
300
Buying New Tires
300
Different Size Tires and Wheels
302
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
302
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
304
Wheel Replacement
304
Tire Chains
305
If a Tire Goes Flat
305
Changing a Flat Tire
306
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
307
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
309
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
314
Compact Spare Tire
314
Appearance Care
315
Interior Cleaning
315
Fabric/Carpet
316
Leather
317
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
317
Care of Safety Belts
318
Weatherstrips
318
Washing Your Vehicle
318
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
318
Finish Care
319
Windshield and Wiper Blades
319
Aluminum Wheels
320
Tires
320
Sheet Metal Damage
320
Finish Damage
321
Underbody Maintenance
321
Chemical Paint Spotting
321
Vehicle Identification
322
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
322
Service Parts Identification Label
322
Electrical System
322
Add-On Electrical Equipment
322
Headlamp Wiring
323
Windshield Wiper Fuses
323
Power Windows and Other Power Options
323
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
323
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
324
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
325
Capacities and Specifications
329
Maintenance Schedule
331
Maintenance Schedule
332
Introduction
332
Scheduled Maintenance
333
Owner Checks and Services
339
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
341
Maintenance Replacement Parts
343
Engine Drive Belt Routing
344
Maintenance Record
345
Customer Assistance Information
349
Customer Assistance and Information
350
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
350
Online Owner Center
353
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
354
Customer Assistance Offices
354
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
355
Roadside Assistance Program
355
Scheduling Service Appointments
358
Courtesy Transportation Program
358
Collision Damage Repair
360
Reporting Safety Defects
363
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
1
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
364
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
364
Service Publications Ordering Information
365
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
366
Event Data Recorders
366
OnStarĀ®
367
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
368
Radio Frequency Statement
368
Index
369
Index_A
369
Index_B
370
Index_C
370
Index_D
372
Index_E
373
Index_F
373
Index_G
374
Index_H
374
Index_I
375
Index_J
375
Index_K
375
Index_L
375
Index_M
376
Index_N
377
Index_O
377
Index_P
377
Index_R
378
Index_S
378
Index_T
380
Index_U
381
Index_V
381
Index_W
381
Index_X
382

FAQ about the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

What contains the 2010 Aveo manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Aveo. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Aveo 2010 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Aveo, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Aveo owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Aveo

Where to download the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Aveo year 2010 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2010 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Aveo (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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