2011 Chevrolet Corvette Owner's Manual

2011 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Corvette
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
5.5 MB

Table of Contents

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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
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
14
Safety Belts
16
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
22
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
23
Bluetooth®
24
Steering Wheel Controls
24
Cruise Control
25
Navigation System
25
Driver Information Center (DIC)
25
Power Outlets
26
Roof Panel
26
Convertible
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
Towing
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
ZO6, Z16, and ZR1 Features
28
Engine Oil Life System
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Battery
30
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
31
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
40
Power Door Locks
41
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Doors
42
Hatch
42
Vehicle Security
45
Anti-Theft Alarm System
45
Immobilizer
46
Immobilizer Operation
46
Exterior Mirrors
48
Convex Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
48
Folding Mirrors
48
Heated Mirrors
49
Automatic Dimming Mirror
49
Interior Mirrors
49
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
49
Windows
50
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
51
Roof
51
Roof Panel
51
Convertible Top
55
Seats and Restraints
67
Head Restraints
68
Front Seats
68
Seat Adjustment
68
Power Seat Adjustment
69
Lumbar Adjustment
72
Reclining Seatbacks
72
Seatback Latches
74
Heated Front Seats
74
Safety Belts
75
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
79
Lap-Shoulder Belt
84
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
86
Safety Belt Extender
87
Safety System Check
87
Safety Belt Care
87
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
88
Airbag System
88
Where Are the Airbags?
90
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
92
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
93
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
94
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
94
Passenger Sensing System
96
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
100
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
101
Airbag System Check
102
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
102
Child Restraints
103
Older Children
103
Infants and Young Children
105
Child Restraint Systems
107
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) (Coupe and Convertible Models Only)
109
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) (ZO6 and ZR1 Models Only)
110
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
114
Securing Child Restraints
114
Storage
119
Storage Compartments
119
Glove Box
119
Cupholders
119
Rear Storage
119
Center Console Storage
120
Additional Storage Features
120
Cargo Cover
120
Convenience Net
121
Instruments and Controls
123
Controls
124
Steering Wheel Adjustment
124
Steering Wheel Controls
125
Horn
126
Windshield Wiper/Washer
126
Compass
127
Clock
128
Power Outlets
128
Cigarette Lighter
129
Ashtrays
130
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
130
Instrument Cluster
131
Speedometer
133
Odometer
133
Tachometer
133
Fuel Gauge
133
Boost Gauge (ZR1)
134
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
135
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
137
Voltmeter Gauge
137
Safety Belt Reminders
138
Airbag Readiness Light
138
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
139
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
140
Brake System Warning Light
143
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
144
One-to-Four Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
144
Active Handling System Light
145
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
145
Tire Pressure Light
146
Security Light
146
High-Beam On Light
147
Front Fog Lamp Light
147
Lamps On Reminder
147
Information Displays
147
Driver Information Center (DIC)
147
Head-Up Display (HUD)
153
Vehicle Messages
157
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
157
Brake System Messages
158
Convertible Top Messages
159
Cruise Control Messages
160
Door Ajar Messages
161
Engine Cooling System Messages
161
Engine Oil Messages
162
Engine Power Messages
163
Fuel System Messages
163
Key and Lock Messages
164
Lamp Messages
166
Ride Control System Messages
166
Safety Belt Messages
171
Anti-Theft Alarm System Messages
172
Service Vehicle Messages
172
Starting the Vehicle Messages
172
Tire Messages
173
Transmission Messages
175
Vehicle Reminder Messages
176
Washer Fluid Messages
176
Vehicle Personalization
177
Universal Remote System
186
Universal Remote System Programming
186
Universal Remote System Operation
191
Lighting
193
Exterior Lighting
193
Exterior Lamp Controls
193
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
194
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
194
Flash-to-Pass
194
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
194
Twilight Sentinel
195
Hazard Warning Flashers
196
Turn and Lane-Change Signals (Auto Signal)
196
Fog Lamps
197
Interior Lighting
197
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
197
Courtesy Lamps
198
Reading Lamps
198
Lighting Features
198
Entry/Exit Lighting
198
Battery Power Protection
199
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
199
Infotainment System
201
Introduction
201
Infotainment
201
Theft-Deterrent Feature
202
Operation
202
Radio
205
AM-FM Radio
205
Satellite Radio
208
Radio Reception
210
Diversity Antenna System
211
Satellite Radio Antenna
211
Audio Players
211
CD Player
211
Auxiliary Devices
217
Phone
218
Bluetooth
218
Climate Controls
227
Climate Control Systems
227
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
227
Air Vents
232
Maintenance
233
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
233
Driving and Operating
235
Driving Information
236
Defensive Driving
236
Drunk Driving
236
Control of a Vehicle
237
Braking
237
Steering
238
Off-Road Recovery
239
Loss of Control
240
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
241
Driving on Wet Roads
243
Highway Hypnosis
244
Hill and Mountain Roads
244
Winter Driving
245
If the Vehicle is Stuck
247
Vehicle Load Limits
248
Starting and Operating
252
New Vehicle Break-In
252
Front Air Dam
253
Ignition Positions
254
Starting the Engine
255
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
257
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
258
Shifting Out of Park
259
Parking (Manual Transmission)
260
Parking Over Things That Burn
260
Engine Exhaust
260
Running the Vehicle While Parked
261
Automatic Transmission
262
Manual Mode
263
Manual Transmission
266
Brakes
268
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
268
Parking Brake
269
Brake Assist
270
Ride Control Systems
270
Traction Control System (TCS)
270
Active Handling System
271
Competitive Driving Mode
273
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
277
Selective Ride Control
277
Cruise Control
279
Fuel
282
Recommended Fuel
283
Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
283
California Fuel Requirements
284
Fuels in Foreign Countries
284
Fuel Additives
284
Filling the Tank
286
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
288
Towing
289
General Towing Information
289
Conversions and Add-Ons
289
Add-On Electrical Equipment
289
Vehicle Care
291
General Information
293
California Proposition 65 Warning
293
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
293
Accessories and Modifications
294
Lifting the Vehicle
295
Vehicle Checks
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Hood
299
Engine Compartment Overview
300
Engine Oil
305
Engine Oil Life System
312
Automatic Transmission Fluid
313
Manual Transmission Fluid
313
Hydraulic Clutch
314
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
314
Cooling System (Engine)
318
Cooling System (Intercooler)
319
Engine Coolant
319
Engine Overheating
324
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
325
Power Steering Fluid
326
Washer Fluid
327
Brakes
328
Brake Fluid
331
Battery
333
Rear Axle
334
Starter Switch Check
334
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
335
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
335
Wiper Blade Replacement
336
Windshield Replacement
337
Headlamp Aiming
338
Bulb Replacement
338
Halogen Bulbs
338
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
338
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
339
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
340
Replacement Bulbs
340
Electrical System
340
Electrical System Overload
340
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
341
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
342
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
345
Wheels and Tires
348
Tires
348
Winter Tires
349
Run-Flat Tires
349
Low-Profile Tires
350
Tire Sidewall Labeling
351
Tire Designations
352
Tire Terminology and Definitions
353
Tire Pressure
356
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
357
Tire Pressure Monitor System
358
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
359
Tire Inspection
362
Tire Rotation
362
When It Is Time for New Tires
362
Buying New Tires
363
Different Size Tires and Wheels
365
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
366
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
367
Wheel Replacement
368
Tire Chains
370
If a Tire Goes Flat
370
Jump Starting
372
Towing
376
Towing the Vehicle
376
Recreational Vehicle Towing
376
Appearance Care
377
Exterior Care
377
Interior Care
380
Floor Mats
385
Service and Maintenance
387
General Information
387
Scheduled Maintenance
388
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
392
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
392
Maintenance Replacement Parts
394
Maintenance Records
395
Technical Data
399
Vehicle Identification
399
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
399
Service Parts Identification Label
399
Vehicle Data
400
Capacities and Specifications
400
Engine Drive Belt Routing
404
Customer Information
405
Customer Information
405
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
405
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
407
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
409
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
409
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
410
Online Owner Center
410
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
411
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
412
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
414
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
414
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
415
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
416
Service Publications Ordering Information
419
Reporting Safety Defects
420
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
420
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
420
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
421
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
421
Event Data Recorders
421
OnStar®
422
Navigation System
422
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
423
Radio Frequency Statement
423
Index
425
Index_A
425
Index_B
426
Index_C
426
Index_D
427
Index_E
428
Index_F
428
Index_G
429
Index_H
429
Index_I
430
Index_J
430
Index_K
430
Index_L
430
Index_M
431
Index_N
432
Index_O
432
Index_P
432
Index_R
433
Index_S
434
Index_T
435
Index_U
436
Index_V
436
Index_W
436

FAQ about the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Manual

What contains the 2011 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 2011 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Corvette
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Corvette, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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