2011 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2011 Chevrolet Aveo owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Aveo
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
4.44 MB

Table of Contents

2011 Chevrolet Aveo Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Starting the Engine
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
22
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
24
Steering Wheel Controls
24
Cruise Control
25
Trip Computer (US Only)
25
Power Outlets
26
Sunroof
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Hood Release
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Assistance Program
29
OnStarĀ®
30
Keys, Doors and Windows
33
Keys and Locks
34
Keys
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
35
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
35
Door Locks
37
Central Door Unlocking System
38
Door Ajar Reminder
38
Safety Locks
38
Doors
39
Trunk
39
Liftgate (Hatchback)
41
Vehicle Security
42
Anti-Theft Alarm System
42
Immobilizer
44
Immobilizer Operation
44
Exterior Mirrors
45
Convex Mirrors
45
Manual Mirrors
45
Power Mirrors
45
Heated Mirrors
46
Interior Mirrors
46
Manual Rearview Mirror
46
Windows
46
Manual Windows
47
Power Windows
47
Sun Visors
48
Roof
48
Sunroof
48
Seats and Restraints
51
Head Restraints
52
Front Seats
53
Seat Adjustment
53
Lumbar Adjustment
54
Reclining Seatbacks
54
Rear Seats
56
Rear Seats (Sedan)
56
Rear Seats (Hatchback)
58
Safety Belts
61
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
64
Lap-Shoulder Belt
70
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
72
Safety Belt Extender
72
Safety System Check
73
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
73
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
76
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
81
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Airbag System Check
87
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
88
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
91
Child Restraint Systems
93
Where to Put the Restraint
96
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
98
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
105
Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position)
105
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position)
109
Storage
111
Storage Compartments
111
Glove Box
111
Cupholders
111
Front Storage
111
Instruments and Controls
113
Controls
113
Steering Wheel Adjustment
113
Steering Wheel Controls
114
Horn
115
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
117
Clock
117
Power Outlets
117
Cigarette Lighter
118
Ashtrays
119
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
119
Instrument Cluster
120
Speedometer
121
Odometer
121
Trip Odometer
121
Tachometer
121
Fuel Gauge
122
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
123
Safety Belt Reminders
123
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
124
Charging System Light
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
126
Brake System Warning Light
128
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
Up-Shift Light
129
Hold Mode Light
130
Tire Pressure Light
130
Engine Oil Pressure Light
130
Change Engine Oil Light
131
Low Fuel Warning Light
132
High-Beam On Light
132
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
132
Front Fog Lamp Light
132
Cruise Control Light
133
Door Ajar Light
133
Trip Computer
133
Trip Computer (US Only)
133
Lighting
135
Exterior Lighting
135
Exterior Lamp Controls
135
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
136
Flash-to-Pass
136
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
136
Hazard Warning Flashers
137
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
137
Fog Lamps
138
Interior Lighting
138
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
138
Dome Lamps
139
Lighting Features
139
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
139
Infotainment System
141
Introduction
141
Infotainment
141
Operation
142
Radio
143
AM-FM Radio
143
Satellite Radio
146
Radio Reception
148
Fixed Mast Antenna (Hatchback)
149
Backglass Antenna (Sedan)
149
Multi-Band Antenna
150
Audio Players
150
CD Player
150
Auxiliary Devices
155
Climate Controls
157
Climate Control Systems
157
Air Vents
160
Maintenance
161
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
161
Driving and Operating
163
Driving Information
164
Defensive Driving
164
Drunk Driving
164
Control of a Vehicle
165
Braking
165
Steering
166
Off-Road Recovery
167
Loss of Control
167
Driving on Wet Roads
169
Highway Hypnosis
170
Hill and Mountain Roads
170
Winter Driving
171
If the Vehicle is Stuck
173
Vehicle Load Limits
174
Starting and Operating
179
New Vehicle Break-In
179
Ignition Positions
179
Starting the Engine
181
Engine Heater
182
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
183
Shifting Out of Park
185
Parking (Manual Transmission)
185
Parking Over Things That Burn
186
Engine Exhaust
186
Running the Vehicle While Parked
187
Automatic Transmission
187
Manual Transmission
191
Brakes
192
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
192
Parking Brake
193
Cruise Control
194
Fuel
196
Recommended Fuel
197
Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
197
California Fuel Requirements
197
Fuels in Foreign Countries
198
Fuel Additives
198
Filling the Tank
199
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
201
Towing
201
General Towing Information
201
Conversions and Add-Ons
202
Add-On Electrical Equipment
202
Vehicle Care
203
General Information
205
California Proposition 65 Warning
205
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
205
Accessories and Modifications
206
Vehicle Checks
207
Doing Your Own Service Work
207
Hood
208
Engine Compartment Overview
210
Engine Oil
211
Engine Oil Life System
214
Automatic Transmission Fluid
215
Manual Transmission Fluid
217
Hydraulic Clutch
217
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
218
Cooling System
219
Engine Coolant
220
Engine Overheating
223
Power Steering Fluid
225
Washer Fluid
226
Brakes
226
Brake Fluid
228
Battery
229
Starter Switch Check
230
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
230
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
231
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
231
Wiper Blade Replacement
232
Headlamp Aiming
232
Bulb Replacement
233
Halogen Bulbs
233
Headlamps
233
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
234
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
235
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Hatchback)
236
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) (Sedan)
236
License Plate Lamp
237
Replacement Bulbs
237
Electrical System
238
Electrical System Overload
238
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
238
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
239
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
242
Wheels and Tires
244
Tires
244
Tire Sidewall Labeling
244
Tire Designations
247
Tire Terminology and Definitions
247
Tire Pressure
250
Tire Pressure Monitor System
252
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
253
Tire Inspection
255
Tire Rotation
256
When It Is Time for New Tires
257
Buying New Tires
258
Different Size Tires and Wheels
259
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
259
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
261
Wheel Replacement
262
Tire Chains
263
If a Tire Goes Flat
263
Tire Changing
266
Compact Spare Tire
271
Jump Starting
272
Towing
276
Towing the Vehicle
276
Recreational Vehicle Towing
276
Appearance Care
278
Exterior Care
278
Interior Care
282
Floor Mats
285
Service and Maintenance
287
General Information
287
Scheduled Maintenance
288
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
292
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
292
Maintenance Replacement Parts
294
Maintenance Records
295
Technical Data
299
Vehicle Identification
299
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
299
Service Parts Identification Label
299
Vehicle Data
300
Capacities and Specifications
300
Engine Drive Belt Routing
301
Customer Information
303
Customer Information
303
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
303
Customer Assistance Offices
305
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
306
Online Owner Center
306
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
307
Roadside Assistance Program
308
Scheduling Service Appointments
310
Courtesy Transportation Program
310
Collision Damage Repair
312
Service Publications Ordering Information
314
Reporting Safety Defects
315
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
315
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
316
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
316
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
317
Event Data Recorders
317
OnStarĀ®
318
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
318
Radio Frequency Statement
318
Index
319
Index_A
319
Index_B
319
Index_C
320
Index_D
321
Index_E
321
Index_F
322
Index_G
322
Index_H
323
Index_I
323
Index_J
323
Index_K
323
Index_L
323
Index_M
324
Index_N
324
Index_O
324
Index_P
325
Index_R
325
Index_S
326
Index_T
327
Index_U
327
Index_V
328
Index_W
328

FAQ about the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

What contains the 2011 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 2011 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Aveo owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Aveo
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Aveo owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Aveo year 2011 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2011 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Aveo (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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