2010 Chevrolet Corvette Owner's Manual

2010 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Corvette
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
2.61 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Chevrolet Corvette BookTOC
1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Safety Belt
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Bluetooth®
23
Navigation System
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
26
Power Outlets
26
Roof Panel
26
Convertible
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
Towing
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Z06, Z16, and ZR1 Features
28
Engine Oil Life System
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Battery
30
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
30
Seats and Restraint System
33
Front Seats
34
Manual Seats
34
Power Seats
35
Power Lumbar and Side Bolsters
35
Heated Seats
36
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
36
Reclining Seatbacks
38
Seatback Latches
40
Safety Belts
41
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
41
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
46
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
57
Safety Belt Extender
58
Child Restraints
58
Older Children
58
Infants and Young Children
61
Child Restraint Systems
65
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (Coupe and Convertible Models Only)
67
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) (Z06 and ZR1 Models Only)
68
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
72
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
78
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
80
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
81
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
81
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
82
Passenger Sensing System
84
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Restraint System Check
92
Checking the Restraint Systems
92
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
93
Features and Controls
95
Keys
97
Keyless Access System
99
Keyless Access System Operation
99
Doors and Locks
104
Door Locks
104
Power Door Locks
106
Automatic Door Lock
107
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
107
Lockout Protection
107
Hatch
108
Windows
110
Power Windows
111
Sun Visors
112
Theft-Deterrent Systems
112
Theft-Deterrent System
112
Immobilizer
114
Immobilizer Operation
114
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
115
New Vehicle Break-In
115
Front Air Dam
116
Ignition Positions
116
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
117
Starting the Engine
118
Automatic Transmission Operation
120
Manual Transmission Operation
125
Parking Brake
127
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
127
Shifting Out of Park
129
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
129
Parking Over Things That Burn
129
Engine Exhaust
130
Running the Vehicle While Parked
131
Mirrors
132
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
132
Compass
132
Outside Power Mirrors
134
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
134
Outside Convex Mirror
134
Outside Heated Mirrors
135
Universal Home Remote System
135
Universal Home Remote System Operation
135
Storage Areas
142
Glove Box
142
Cupholders
142
Center Console Storage
142
Floor Mats
142
Rear Storage Area
143
Convenience Net
144
Cargo Cover
145
Roof Panel
146
Removing the Roof Panel
146
Storing the Roof Panel
148
Installing the Roof Panel
149
Convertible Top
150
Convertible Top (Manual)
150
Convertible Top (Power)
157
Instrument Panel
163
Instrument Panel Overview
165
Hazard Warning Flashers
165
Horn
165
Tilt Wheel
165
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
166
Turn and Lane-Change Signals (Auto Signal)
167
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
167
Flash-to-Pass
167
Windshield Wipers
168
Windshield Washer
168
Cruise Control
169
Exterior Lamps
173
Wiper Activated Headlamps
174
Headlamps on Reminder
174
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
174
Fog Lamps
175
Twilight Sentinel®
176
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
177
Instrument Panel Brightness
177
Courtesy Lamps
177
Entry/Exit Lighting
177
Reading Lamps
177
Battery Run-Down Protection
178
Head-Up Display (HUD)
178
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
182
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
183
Climate Controls
183
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
183
Outlet Adjustment
188
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
189
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
190
Instrument Panel Cluster
191
Speedometer and Odometer
193
Tachometer
193
Safety Belt Reminders
193
Airbag Readiness Light
194
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
195
Voltmeter Gage
196
One-to-Four Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
197
Brake System Warning Light
197
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
198
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
199
Active Handling System Light
200
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
201
Tire Pressure Light
201
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
202
Engine Oil Pressure Gage
205
Security Light
206
Fog Lamp Light
206
Lights On Reminder
206
Highbeam On Light
206
Fuel Gage
207
Boost Gage (ZR1 Only)
208
Driver Information Center (DIC)
208
DIC Operation and Displays
208
DIC Warnings and Messages
213
Other Messages
230
DIC Vehicle Personalization
231
Audio System(s)
240
Setting the Clock
240
Radio(s)
241
Using an MP3
252
XM Radio Messages
254
Navigation/Radio System
255
Bluetooth®
255
Theft-Deterrent Feature
265
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
266
Radio Reception
267
Diversity Antenna System
268
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
268
Driving Your Vehicle
269
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
270
Defensive Driving
270
Drunk Driving
270
Control of a Vehicle
271
Braking
271
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
273
Braking in Emergencies
274
Traction Control System (TCS)
274
Active Handling System
276
Competitive Driving Mode
277
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
282
Selective Ride Control
282
Steering
284
Off-Road Recovery
285
Passing
286
Loss of Control
286
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
287
Driving at Night
290
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
290
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
291
Highway Hypnosis
292
Hill and Mountain Roads
292
Winter Driving
293
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
295
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
296
Loading the Vehicle
296
Towing
301
Towing Your Vehicle
301
Recreational Vehicle Towing
301
Towing a Trailer
301
Service and Appearance Care
303
Service
305
Accessories and Modifications
305
California Proposition 65 Warning
306
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
306
Doing Your Own Service Work
306
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
307
Fuel
307
Gasoline Octane
308
Gasoline Specifications
308
California Fuel
309
Additives
309
Fuels in Foreign Countries
310
Filling the Tank
311
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
314
Checking Things Under the Hood
314
Hood Release
315
Engine Compartment Overview
316
Engine Oil
322
Engine Oil Life System
329
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
330
Automatic Transmission Fluid
334
Manual Transmission Fluid
335
Hydraulic Clutch
335
Cooling System (Engine)
336
Cooling System (Intercooler)
337
Engine Coolant
338
Engine Overheating
343
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
345
Power Steering Fluid
346
Windshield Washer Fluid
347
Brakes
348
Battery
354
Jump Starting
355
Rear Axle
360
Headlamp Aiming
360
Bulb Replacement
361
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
361
Halogen Bulbs
361
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking Lamps
361
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
363
Replacement Bulbs
363
Windshield Replacement
364
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
364
Tires
366
Winter Tires
367
Tire Sidewall Labeling
368
Tire Terminology and Definitions
370
Run-Flat Tires
373
Inflation - Tire Pressure
374
High-Speed Operation
376
Tire Pressure Monitor System
376
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
378
Tire Inspection and Rotation
380
When It Is Time for New Tires
380
Buying New Tires
381
Different Size Tires and Wheels
383
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
384
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
385
Wheel Replacement
385
Tire Chains
388
Lifting the Vehicle
388
If a Tire Goes Flat
393
Appearance Care
394
Interior Cleaning
394
Fabric/Carpet
395
Coated Moldings
396
Leather
396
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
396
Cargo Cover and Convenience Net
396
Care of Safety Belts
397
Weatherstrips
397
Washing Your Vehicle
397
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
398
Finish Care
398
Windshield and Wiper Blades
399
Removable Roof Panel
400
Convertible Top
400
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
401
Tires
401
Finish Damage
402
Underbody Maintenance
402
Fiberglass Springs (Composite Springs)
402
Chemical Paint Spotting
402
Vehicle Identification
403
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
403
Service Parts Identification Label
403
Electrical System
404
Add-On Electrical Equipment
404
Headlamp Wiring
404
Windshield Wiper Fuses
404
Power Windows and Other Power Options
404
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
405
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
405
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
409
Capacities and Specifications
414
Maintenance Schedule
417
Maintenance Schedule
418
Introduction
418
Scheduled Maintenance
419
Owner Checks and Services
424
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
425
Maintenance Replacement Parts
427
Engine Drive Belt Routing
428
Maintenance Record
429
Customer Assistance Information
433
Customer Assistance and Information
434
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
434
Online Owner Center
437
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
438
Customer Assistance Offices
438
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
439
Roadside Assistance Program
439
Scheduling Service Appointments
443
Courtesy Transportation Program
443
Collision Damage Repair
445
Reporting Safety Defects
448
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
448
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
448
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
448
Service Publications Ordering Information
449
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
450
Event Data Recorders
451
OnStar®
452
Navigation System
452
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
452
Radio Frequency Statement
452
Index
453

FAQ about the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Manual

What contains the 2010 Corvette manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Corvette, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Corvette owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Corvette

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