2010 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2010 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.66 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban Owner Manual 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
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
17
Third Row Seats
17
Heated Seats
18
Head Restraint Adjustment
18
Safety Belt
19
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
19
Mirror Adjustment
20
Steering Wheel Adjustment
22
Interior Lighting
22
Exterior Lighting
23
Windshield Wiper/Washer
24
Climate Controls
25
Transmission
26
Four-Wheel Drive
26
Vehicle Features
28
Radio(s)
28
Satellite Radio
29
Portable Audio Devices
29
Steering Wheel Controls
30
Bluetooth®
30
Navigation System
31
Cruise Control
31
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
32
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
32
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
32
Power Outlets
33
Universal Remote System
33
Sunroof
34
Performance and Maintenance
34
StabiliTrak® System
34
Tire Pressure Monitor
35
Engine Oil Life System
35
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
36
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
36
Roadside Assistance Program
36
OnStar®
37
Seats and Restraint System
39
Head Restraints
41
Front Seats
43
Manual Seats
43
Power Seats
44
Manual Lumbar
45
Power Lumbar
45
Heated Seats
46
Heated and Cooled Seats
47
Memory Seat, Mirrors, and Pedals
48
Reclining Seatbacks
50
Center Seat
53
Rear Seats
54
Heated Seats
54
60/40 Split Bench Seat
54
Bucket Seats
60
Third Row Seat
66
Safety Belts
71
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
71
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
76
Lap-Shoulder Belt
85
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
93
Lap Belt
93
Safety Belt Extender
94
Child Restraints
95
Older Children
95
Infants and Young Children
97
Child Restraint Systems
101
Where to Put the Restraint
104
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
106
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
113
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
118
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
118
Airbag System
122
Where Are the Airbags?
125
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
128
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
129
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
129
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
130
Passenger Sensing System
132
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
137
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
138
Restraint System Check
139
Checking the Restraint Systems
139
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
140
Features and Controls
141
Keys
143
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
144
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
145
Remote Vehicle Start
148
Doors and Locks
150
Door Locks
150
Power Door Locks
150
Delayed Locking
151
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
151
Rear Door Security Locks
151
Lockout Protection
152
Liftgate/Liftglass
153
Power Liftgate
155
Power Assist Steps
158
Windows
159
Power Windows
160
Sun Visors
162
Theft-Deterrent Systems
163
Content Theft-Deterrent
163
Electronic Immobilizer
165
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
165
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
167
New Vehicle Break-In
167
Ignition Positions
168
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
169
Starting the Engine
170
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
171
Engine Coolant Heater
172
Active Fuel Management
173
Automatic Transmission Operation
173
Tow/Haul Mode
179
Four-Wheel Drive (Two Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
181
Four-Wheel Drive (Single Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
186
Parking Brake
188
Shifting Into Park
189
Shifting Out of Park
191
Parking Over Things That Burn
191
Engine Exhaust
192
Running the Vehicle While Parked
193
Mirrors
194
Manual Rearview Mirror
194
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
194
Outside Manual Mirrors
194
Outside Towing Mirrors
195
Outside Power Mirrors
195
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
196
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
197
Park Tilt Mirrors
197
Outside Convex Mirror
197
Outside Heated Mirrors
197
Object Detection Systems
198
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
198
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
200
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
203
Universal Home Remote System
208
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
208
Storage Areas
215
Glove Box
215
Cupholders
215
Center Console Storage
216
Roof Rack System
216
Rear Storage Area
217
Rear Seat Armrest
217
Cargo Cover
218
Sunroof
219
Instrument Panel
221
Instrument Panel Overview
223
Hazard Warning Flashers
223
Horn
223
Tilt Wheel
223
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
224
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
224
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
225
Flash-to-Pass
225
Windshield Wipers
226
Windshield Washer
226
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
227
Cruise Control
228
Exterior Lamps
230
Headlamps on Reminder
231
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
232
Automatic Headlamp System
232
Fog Lamps
233
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
234
Instrument Panel Brightness
234
Dome Lamps
234
Dome Lamp Override
235
Entry Lighting
235
Exit Lighting
235
Reading Lamps
235
Electric Power Management
235
Battery Run-Down Protection
236
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
236
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
237
Climate Controls
238
Climate Control System
238
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
241
Outlet Adjustment
247
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System
247
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
248
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
250
Instrument Panel Cluster
251
Speedometer and Odometer
252
Trip Odometer
252
Tachometer
252
Safety Belt Reminders
252
Airbag Readiness Light
253
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
254
Charging System Light
255
Voltmeter Gauge
255
Brake System Warning Light
256
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
257
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
258
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
258
Tire Pressure Light
259
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
259
Oil Pressure Gauge
263
Oil Pressure Light
264
Security Light
264
Front Fog Lamp Light
265
Cruise Control Light
265
Highbeam On Light
265
Tow/Haul Mode Light
265
Fuel Gauge
266
Low Fuel Warning Light
267
Driver Information Center (DIC)
267
DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
268
DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
275
DIC Compass
279
DIC Warnings and Messages
282
DIC Vehicle Customization (With DIC Buttons)
293
Audio System(s)
302
Setting the Clock
303
Radio(s)
304
Using an MP3 (Radios with CD)
320
Using an MP3 (Radios with CD and DVD)
327
XM Radio Messages
335
Navigation/Radio System
336
Bluetooth®
336
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
348
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
358
Theft-Deterrent Feature
360
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
360
Radio Reception
362
Rear Side Window Antenna
363
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
363
Driving Your Vehicle
365
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
366
Defensive Driving
366
Drunk Driving
366
Control of a Vehicle
367
Braking
368
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
369
Braking in Emergencies
370
StabiliTrak® System
370
Locking Rear Axle
373
Steering
373
Off-Road Recovery
375
Passing
375
Loss of Control
375
Off-Road Driving
377
Driving at Night
389
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
390
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
391
Highway Hypnosis
391
Hill and Mountain Roads
392
Winter Driving
393
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
395
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
396
Recovery Hooks
396
Loading the Vehicle
397
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
403
Towing
407
Towing Your Vehicle
407
Recreational Vehicle Towing
407
Level Control
413
Autoride®
414
Towing a Trailer
414
Trailer Recommendations
434
Service and Appearance Care
435
Service
438
Accessories and Modifications
438
California Proposition 65 Warning
439
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
439
Doing Your Own Service Work
439
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
440
Fuel
440
Gasoline Octane
441
Gasoline Specifications
441
California Fuel
442
Additives
442
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
443
Fuels in Foreign Countries
444
Filling the Tank
445
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
447
Checking Things Under the Hood
448
Hood Release
448
Engine Compartment Overview
450
Engine Oil
451
Engine Oil Life System
454
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
455
Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
457
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
460
Cooling System
464
Engine Coolant
465
Engine Overheating
470
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
473
Engine Fan Noise
473
Power Steering Fluid
474
Windshield Washer Fluid
475
Brakes
476
Battery
479
Jump Starting
480
Rear Axle
485
Four-Wheel Drive
487
Front Axle
488
Headlamp Aiming
489
Bulb Replacement
492
Halogen Bulbs
492
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
493
License Plate Lamp
494
Replacement Bulbs
494
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
495
Tires
497
Tire Sidewall Labeling
498
Tire Terminology and Definitions
503
Inflation - Tire Pressure
506
Tire Pressure Monitor System
507
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
508
Tire Inspection and Rotation
512
When It Is Time for New Tires
513
Buying New Tires
514
Different Size Tires and Wheels
516
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
516
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
518
Wheel Replacement
518
Tire Chains
520
If a Tire Goes Flat
521
Changing a Flat Tire
522
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
523
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
528
Secondary Latch System
535
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
538
Spare Tire
541
Appearance Care
542
Interior Cleaning
542
Fabric/Carpet
543
Leather
544
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
544
Care of Safety Belts
545
Weatherstrips
545
Washing Your Vehicle
545
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
546
Finish Care
546
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
547
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
548
Tires
549
Sheet Metal Damage
549
Finish Damage
549
Underbody Maintenance
549
Chemical Paint Spotting
549
Vehicle Identification
550
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
550
Service Parts Identification Label
550
Electrical System
551
Add-On Electrical Equipment
551
Windshield Wiper Fuses
551
Power Windows and Other Power Options
551
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
552
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
552
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
554
Underhood Fuse Block
555
Capacities and Specifications
559
Maintenance Schedule
561
Maintenance Schedule
562
Introduction
562
Scheduled Maintenance
563
Owner Checks and Services
569
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
571
Maintenance Replacement Parts
573
Engine Drive Belt Routing
574
Maintenance Record
575
Customer Assistance Information
579
Customer Assistance and Information
580
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
580
Online Owner Center
583
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
584
Customer Assistance Offices
584
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
585
Roadside Assistance Program
585
Scheduling Service Appointments
588
Courtesy Transportation Program
588
Collision Damage Repair
590
Reporting Safety Defects
593
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
593
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
593
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
594
Service Publications Ordering Information
594
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
596
Event Data Recorders
596
OnStar®
597
Navigation System
597
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
597
Radio Frequency Statement
597
Index
599
Index_A
599
Index_B
600
Index_C
601
Index_D
602
Index_E
603
Index_F
604
Index_G
605
Index_H
605
Index_I
606
Index_J
606
Index_K
606
Index_L
606
Index_M
607
Index_N
608
Index_O
608
Index_P
608
Index_R
609
Index_S
610
Index_T
612
Index_U
613
Index_V
614
Index_W
614
Index_X
614

FAQ about the 2010 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2010 Suburban manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Suburban, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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