2010 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.42 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Chevrolet Express BookTOC
1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Safety Belt
14
Airbag On-Off Switch
14
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Vehicle Features
20
Radio(s)
20
Portable Audio Devices
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Power Outlets
22
Performance and Maintenance
22
StabiliTrak®
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
23
Engine Oil Life System
23
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
24
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
24
Roadside Assistance Program
24
Seats and Restraint System
25
Head Restraints
26
Front Seats
26
Manual Seats
26
Power Seat
27
Reclining Seatbacks
28
Rear Seats
30
Rear Seat Operation
30
Safety Belts
34
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
34
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
39
Lap-Shoulder Belt
47
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
53
Safety Belt Extender
53
Child Restraints
54
Older Children
54
Infants and Young Children
57
Child Restraint Systems
61
Where to Put the Restraint
64
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
66
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
73
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
76
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag On-Off Switch)
80
Airbag System
84
Where Are the Airbags?
87
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
89
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
91
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
91
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
92
Airbag Off Switch
94
Passenger Sensing System
97
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
102
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
103
Restraint System Check
104
Checking the Restraint Systems
104
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
105
Features and Controls
107
Keys
109
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
110
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
110
Remote Vehicle Start
113
Doors and Locks
115
Door Locks
115
Power Door Locks
116
Cargo Door Relocking
116
Delayed Locking
116
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
116
Automatic Door Lock
117
Automatic Door Unlock
117
Rear Door Security Locks
117
Lockout Protection
118
Sliding Side Door
118
60/40 Swing-Out Side Door
119
Rear Doors
121
Windows
122
Manual Windows
122
Power Windows
123
Swing-Out Windows
124
Enhanced Technology Glass
125
Sun Visors
125
Theft-Deterrent Systems
125
Electronic Immobilizer
126
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
126
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
128
New Vehicle Break-In
128
Ignition Positions
128
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
129
Starting the Engine
129
Fast Idle System
131
Engine Coolant Heater
131
Automatic Transmission Operation (Six Speed Automatic Transmission)
133
Automatic Transmission Operation (Four Speed Automatic Transmission)
138
Tow/Haul Mode
140
Parking Brake
142
Shifting Into Park
143
Shifting Out of Park
144
Parking Over Things That Burn
145
Engine Exhaust
146
Running the Vehicle While Parked
147
Mirrors
148
Manual Rearview Mirror
148
Outside Manual Mirrors
148
Outside Towing Mirrors
148
Outside Power Mirrors
149
Outside Convex Mirror
149
Outside Heated Mirrors
150
Storage Areas
150
Instrument Panel
151
Instrument Panel Overview
153
Hazard Warning Flashers
153
Horn
153
Tilt Wheel
153
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
154
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
154
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
155
Flash-to-Pass
155
Windshield Wipers
155
Windshield Washer
156
Cruise Control
156
Exterior Lamps
159
Headlamps on Reminder
160
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
160
Automatic Headlamp System
161
Instrument Panel Brightness
161
Dome Lamps
162
Dome Lamp Override
162
Entry/Exit Lighting
163
Reading Lamps
163
Electric Power Management
163
Battery Run-Down Protection
164
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
164
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
165
Climate Controls
165
Climate Control System
165
Outlet Adjustment
167
Rear Heating System
168
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
168
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
170
Instrument Panel Cluster
171
Speedometer and Odometer
172
Trip Odometer
172
Safety Belt Reminders
172
Airbag Readiness Light
173
Airbag Off Light
174
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
175
Charging System Light
176
Voltmeter Gage
177
Brake System Warning Light
177
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
178
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
179
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
179
Tire Pressure Light
180
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
180
Oil Pressure Gage
183
Oil Pressure Light
184
Security Light
184
Cruise Control Light
185
Highbeam On Light
185
Tow/Haul Mode Light
185
Fuel Gage
185
Driver Information Center (DIC)
186
DIC Operation and Displays
187
DIC Compass
192
DIC Warnings and Messages
194
DIC Vehicle Customization
202
Audio System(s)
209
Setting the Clock
210
Radio(s)
212
Using an MP3
222
Theft-Deterrent Feature
227
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
227
Radio Reception
228
Fixed Mast Antenna
228
Driving Your Vehicle
229
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
230
Defensive Driving
230
Drunk Driving
230
Control of a Vehicle
231
Braking
231
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
232
Braking in Emergencies
233
StabiliTrak® System
233
Locking Rear Axle
236
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
236
Steering
236
Off-Road Recovery
238
Passing
238
Loss of Control
238
Driving at Night
240
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
241
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
242
Highway Hypnosis
242
Hill and Mountain Roads
243
Winter Driving
244
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
246
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
247
Loading the Vehicle
247
Towing
254
Towing Your Vehicle
254
Recreational Vehicle Towing
254
Towing a Trailer
258
Service and Appearance Care
271
Service
273
Accessories and Modifications
273
California Proposition 65 Warning
274
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
274
Doing Your Own Service Work
274
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
275
Fuel
275
Gasoline Octane
276
Gasoline Specifications
276
California Fuel
276
Additives
277
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Filling the Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
282
Checking Things Under the Hood
282
Hood Release
283
Engine Compartment Overview
284
Engine Oil
285
Engine Oil Life System
288
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
291
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
294
Cooling System
298
Engine Coolant
299
Engine Overheating
305
Engine Fan Noise
307
Power Steering Fluid
308
Windshield Washer Fluid
309
Brakes
310
Battery
313
Jump Starting
314
All-Wheel Drive
319
Rear Axle
320
Front Axle
320
Noise Control System
321
Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
321
Bulb Replacement
323
Halogen Bulbs
323
Headlamps
323
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Parking Lamps
325
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
326
Taillamps
326
License Plate Lamp
328
Replacement Bulbs
328
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
329
Tires
330
Tire Sidewall Labeling
331
Tire Terminology and Definitions
335
Inflation - Tire Pressure
338
Dual Tire Operation
340
Tire Pressure Monitor System
340
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
342
Tire Inspection and Rotation
345
When It Is Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
349
Different Size Tires and Wheels
350
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
351
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
352
Wheel Replacement
352
Tire Chains
354
If a Tire Goes Flat
355
Changing a Flat Tire
356
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
357
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
360
Secondary Latch System
367
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
370
Spare Tire
371
Appearance Care
372
Interior Cleaning
372
Fabric/Carpet
373
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
374
Care of Safety Belts
374
Weatherstrips
375
Washing Your Vehicle
375
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
375
Finish Care
376
Windshield and Wiper Blades
376
Aluminum Wheels
377
Tires
377
Sheet Metal Damage
377
Finish Damage
378
Underbody Maintenance
378
Chemical Paint Spotting
378
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Electrical System
379
Add-On Electrical Equipment
379
Headlamp Wiring
380
Windshield Wiper Fuses
380
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
380
Floor Console Fuse Block
381
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
382
Capacities and Specifications
386
Maintenance Schedule
389
Maintenance Schedule
390
Introduction
390
Scheduled Maintenance
391
Owner Checks and Services
398
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
400
Maintenance Replacement Parts
402
Engine Drive Belt Routing
403
Maintenance Record
404
Customer Assistance Information
407
Customer Assistance and Information
408
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
408
Online Owner Center
411
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
412
Customer Assistance Offices
412
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
413
Roadside Assistance Program
414
Scheduling Service Appointments
416
Courtesy Transportation Program
417
Collision Damage Repair
419
Reporting Safety Defects
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
422
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
422
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
422
Service Publications Ordering Information
423
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
424
Event Data Recorders
424
OnStar®
425
Navigation System
426
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
426
Radio Frequency Statement
426
Index
427

FAQ about the 2010 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2010 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2010 free?

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The Chevrolet Express (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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