2011 Chevrolet Camaro Owner's Manual

2011 Chevrolet Camaro owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Camaro
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.11 MB

Table of Contents

2011 Chevrolet Camaro 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
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
17
Vehicle Features
18
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
20
Bluetooth®
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Vehicle Personalization
22
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
22
Power Outlets
22
Universal Remote System
23
Sunroof
23
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control System (TCS)
24
StabiliTrak® System
24
Towing
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
26
OnStar®
26
Keys, Doors and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
30
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
31
Remote Vehicle Start
33
Door Locks
35
Power Door Locks
36
Lockout Protection
36
Doors
37
Trunk
37
Vehicle Security
38
Anti-Theft Alarm System
38
Immobilizer
39
Immobilizer Operation
40
Exterior Mirrors
41
Convex Mirrors
41
Power Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
42
Automatic Dimming Mirror
42
Interior Mirrors
42
Manual Rearview Mirror
42
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
43
Power Windows
43
Sunroof
45
Seats and Restraints
47
Head Restraints
48
Front Seats
49
Seat Adjustment
49
Power Seat Adjustment
50
Reclining Seatbacks
50
Seatback Latches
52
Heated Front Seats
52
Rear Seats
53
Safety Belts
54
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
63
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
67
Safety Belt Extender
67
Safety System Check
68
Safety Belt Care
68
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
68
Airbag System
69
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
74
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
75
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Airbag System Check
84
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
84
Child Restraints
85
Older Children
85
Infants and Young Children
87
Child Restraint Systems
89
Where to Put the Restraint
91
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
93
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
98
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat)
100
Storage
105
Storage Compartments
105
Glove Box
105
Center Console Storage
105
Additional Storage Features
105
Convenience Net
105
Instruments and Controls
107
Controls
108
Steering Wheel Adjustment
108
Steering Wheel Controls
108
Horn
109
Windshield Wiper/Washer
109
Compass
110
Clock
110
Power Outlets
111
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
112
Instrument Cluster
113
Speedometer
114
Odometer
114
Trip Odometer
114
Tachometer
114
Fuel Gauge
114
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
115
Engine Oil Temperature Gauge
117
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
117
Transmission Temperature Gauge
118
Voltmeter Gauge
119
Safety Belt Reminders
120
Airbag Readiness Light
121
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
122
Charging System Light
123
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
124
Brake System Warning Light
126
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
127
Traction Off Light
128
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
128
Traction Control System (TCS) OFF/StabiliTrak® OFF Light
129
Tire Pressure Light
129
Engine Oil Pressure Light
130
Immobilizer Light
130
Front Fog Lamp Light
131
Taillamp Indicator Light
131
Cruise Control Light
131
Information Displays
131
Driver Information Center (DIC)
131
Head-Up Display (HUD)
135
Vehicle Messages
140
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
140
Brake System Messages
140
Compass Messages
141
Cruise Control Messages
141
Door Ajar Messages
141
Engine Cooling System Messages
141
Engine Oil Messages
142
Engine Power Messages
143
Fuel System Messages
143
Key and Lock Messages
143
Lamp Messages
143
Object Detection System Messages
144
Ride Control System Messages
144
Airbag System Messages
145
Safety Belt Messages
145
Anti-Theft Alarm System Messages
145
Service Vehicle Messages
145
Tire Messages
145
Transmission Messages
146
Vehicle Reminder Messages
147
Vehicle Speed Messages
147
Window Messages
147
Vehicle Personalization
148
Universal Remote System
152
Universal Remote System Programming
152
Universal Remote System Operation
155
Lighting
157
Exterior Lighting
157
Exterior Lamp Controls
157
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
159
Automatic Headlamp System
160
Hazard Warning Flashers
161
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
161
Front Fog Lamps
161
Interior Lighting
162
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
162
Dome Lamps
162
Lighting Features
162
Entry Lighting
162
Theater Dimming
162
Battery Load Management
163
Battery Power Protection
163
Infotainment System
165
Introduction
165
Infotainment
165
Theft-Deterrent Feature
166
Overview
166
Operation
168
Radio
172
AM-FM Radio
172
Satellite Radio
174
Radio Reception
177
Backglass Antenna
177
Diversity Antenna System
178
Satellite Radio Antenna
178
Audio Players
178
CD Player
178
Auxiliary Devices
181
Phone
187
Bluetooth (Overview)
187
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
188
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
192
Climate Controls
199
Climate Control Systems
199
Air Vents
202
Driving and Operating
203
Driving Information
204
Defensive Driving
204
Drunk Driving
204
Control of a Vehicle
205
Braking
206
Steering
207
Off-Road Recovery
208
Loss of Control
208
Competitive Driving
209
Driving on Wet Roads
210
Highway Hypnosis
211
Hill and Mountain Roads
211
Winter Driving
212
If the Vehicle is Stuck
214
Vehicle Load Limits
215
Starting and Operating
220
New Vehicle Break-In
220
Ignition Positions
221
Starting the Engine
223
Engine Heater
225
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
226
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
226
Shifting Out of Park
227
Parking (Manual Transmission)
229
Parking Over Things That Burn
230
Active Fuel Management®
230
Engine Exhaust
230
Running the Vehicle While Parked
231
Automatic Transmission
232
Manual Mode
234
Manual Transmission
236
Brakes
238
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
238
Parking Brake
239
Brake Assist
240
Ride Control Systems
240
Traction Control System (TCS)
240
StabiliTrak® System
241
Competitive Driving Mode
243
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
245
Cruise Control
245
Object Detection Systems
248
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
248
Fuel
250
Recommended Fuel
250
Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
251
California Fuel Requirements
251
Fuels in Foreign Countries
252
Fuel Additives
252
Filling the Tank
253
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
255
Towing
255
General Towing Information
255
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
256
Trailer Towing
260
Towing Equipment
261
Conversions and Add-Ons
262
Add-On Electrical Equipment
262
Vehicle Care
263
General Information
264
California Proposition 65 Warning
265
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
265
Accessories and Modifications
265
Vehicle Checks
266
Doing Your Own Service Work
266
Hood
267
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Cover
271
Engine Oil
272
Engine Oil Life System
276
Automatic Transmission Fluid
277
Manual Transmission Fluid
278
Hydraulic Clutch
278
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
278
Cooling System
280
Engine Coolant
282
Engine Overheating
287
Power Steering Fluid
289
Washer Fluid
290
Brakes
291
Brake Fluid
292
Battery
293
Starter Switch Check
294
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
295
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
295
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
296
Wiper Blade Replacement
296
Windshield Replacement
297
Headlamp Aiming
297
Bulb Replacement
300
Halogen Bulbs
300
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
300
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps (Base Vehicle)
301
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps (Up-Level Vehicle)
302
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
303
Fog Lamps
303
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
304
License Plate Lamp
304
Replacement Bulbs
305
Electrical System
305
Electrical System Overload
305
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
306
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
306
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
309
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
311
Wheels and Tires
312
Tires
312
Winter Tires
313
Tire Sidewall Labeling
314
Tire Designations
316
Tire Terminology and Definitions
317
Tire Pressure
320
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
322
Tire Pressure Monitor System
322
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
324
Tire Inspection
328
Tire Rotation
328
When It Is Time for New Tires
330
Buying New Tires
331
Different Size Tires and Wheels
333
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
335
Wheel Replacement
336
Tire Chains
337
If a Tire Goes Flat
337
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
340
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
346
Tire Changing
347
Compact Spare Tire
352
Jump Starting
353
Towing
357
Towing the Vehicle
357
Recreational Vehicle Towing
357
Appearance Care
357
Exterior Care
357
Interior Care
362
Floor Mats
365
Service and Maintenance
367
General Information
367
Scheduled Maintenance
368
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
373
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
373
Maintenance Replacement Parts
375
Maintenance Records
376
Technical Data
379
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Vehicle Data
380
Capacities and Specifications
380
Engine Drive Belt Routing
382
Customer Information
383
Customer Information
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
385
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
386
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
387
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
388
Online Owner Center
388
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
389
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
389
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
392
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
392
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
392
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
394
Service Publications Ordering Information
397
Reporting Safety Defects
398
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
398
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
398
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
399
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
399
Event Data Recorders
399
OnStar®
400
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
401
Radio Frequency Statement
401
Index
403
Index_A
403
Index_B
404
Index_C
404
Index_D
405
Index_E
406
Index_F
406
Index_G
407
Index_H
407
Index_I
408
Index_J
408
Index_K
408
Index_L
408
Index_M
409
Index_N
409
Index_O
410
Index_P
410
Index_R
410
Index_S
411
Index_T
412
Index_U
413
Index_V
414
Index_W
414

FAQ about the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Manual

What contains the 2011 Camaro manual?

The Chevrolet Camaro owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Camaro. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Camaro 2011 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Camaro, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Camaro year 2011 free?

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The Chevrolet Camaro (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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