2011 Chevrolet Hhr Owner's Manual

2011 Chevrolet Hhr owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Hhr
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
3.55 MB

Table of Contents

2011 Chevrolet HHR 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
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Second Row Seats
14
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices (Auxiliary Input or USB Port)
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Bluetooth®
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
25
Storage Compartments
26
Power Outlets
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
29
Engine Oil Life System
29
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
30
Battery
30
Roadside Assistance Program
30
OnStar®
31
Seats and Restraint System
35
Head Restraints
36
Front Seats
38
Manual Seats
38
Seat Height Adjuster
39
Power Seat
39
Power Lumbar
40
Heated Seats
40
Reclining Seatbacks
42
Passenger Folding Seatback
45
Rear Seats
46
Split Folding Rear Seat
46
Safety Belts
49
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
49
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
53
Lap-Shoulder Belt
62
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
67
Safety Belt Extender
68
Child Restraints
68
Older Children
68
Infants and Young Children
72
Child Restraint Systems
75
Where to Put the Restraint
77
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
79
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
87
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
90
Airbag System
94
Where Are the Airbags?
97
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
98
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
100
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
100
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
100
Passenger Sensing System
102
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
108
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
108
Restraint System Check
110
Checking the Restraint Systems
110
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
111
Features and Controls
113
Keys
115
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
116
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
117
Remote Vehicle Start
119
Doors and Locks
121
Door Locks
121
Power Door Locks
122
Delayed Locking
122
Automatic Door Lock
122
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
123
Rear Door Security Locks
123
Lockout Protection
124
Rear Side Cargo Door
124
Liftgate
124
Windows
128
Power Windows
129
Sun Visors
130
Theft-Deterrent Systems
131
Content Theft-Deterrent
131
Electronic Immobilizer
132
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
132
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
134
New Vehicle Break-In
134
Ignition Positions
134
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
138
Starting the Engine
138
Engine Coolant Heater
139
Automatic Transmission Operation
140
Manual Transmission Operation
143
Parking Brake
145
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
146
Shifting Out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
148
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
148
Parking Over Things That Burn
149
Engine Exhaust
149
Running the Vehicle While Parked
150
Mirrors
151
Manual Rearview Mirror
151
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
151
Compass
151
Outside Power Mirrors
153
Outside Convex Mirror
154
Object Detection Systems
154
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
154
Storage Areas
158
Glove Box
158
Cupholders
158
Instrument Panel Storage
158
Floor Console Storage Area
158
Floor Mats
158
Rear Storage Area
160
Rear Compartment Storage Panel/Cover
160
Roof Rack System
162
Convenience Net
163
Hideaway Rear Storage Bins
163
Sunroof
164
Instrument Panel
167
Instrument Panel Overview
169
Hazard Warning Flashers
169
Horn
169
Tilt Wheel
169
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
170
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
170
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
171
Flash-to-Pass
171
Windshield Wipers
171
Windshield Washer
172
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
173
Cruise Control
174
Headlamps
177
Wiper Activated Headlamps
177
Headlamps on Reminder
178
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
178
Automatic Headlamp System
178
Fog Lamps
179
Instrument Panel Brightness
180
Dome Lamp
180
Entry/Exit Lighting
180
Reading Lamps
180
Electric Power Management
181
Battery Run-Down Protection
181
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
182
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
184
Climate Controls
184
Climate Control System
184
Outlet Adjustment
187
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
187
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
189
Instrument Panel Cluster
190
Speedometer and Odometer
191
Tachometer
191
Safety Belt Reminders
191
Airbag Readiness Light
192
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
193
Charging System Light
194
Up-Shift Light
195
Brake System Warning Light
195
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
196
Enhanced Traction System (ETS) Indicator/Warning Light
197
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
197
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
198
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
199
Tire Pressure Light
199
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
200
Oil Pressure Light
202
Security Light
203
Front Fog Lamp Light
203
Highbeam On Light
203
Fuel Gauge
204
Driver Information Center (DIC)
204
DIC Operation and Displays
205
DIC Warnings and Messages
207
DIC Vehicle Personalization
212
Audio System(s)
218
Setting the Clock
219
Radio(s)
220
Using an MP3
231
XM Radio Messages
237
Bluetooth®
239
Theft-Deterrent Feature
247
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
247
Radio Reception
249
Fixed Mast Antenna
250
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
250
Chime Level Adjustment
250
Driving Your Vehicle
251
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
252
Defensive Driving
252
Drunk Driving
252
Control of a Vehicle
253
Braking
253
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
254
Braking in Emergencies
255
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
256
Traction Control System (TCS)
258
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
261
Limited-Slip Differential
262
Steering
263
Off-Road Recovery
264
Passing
265
Loss of Control
265
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
266
Driving at Night
267
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
267
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
268
Highway Hypnosis
268
Hill and Mountain Roads
269
Winter Driving
270
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
272
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
272
Loading the Vehicle
273
Towing
279
Towing Your Vehicle
279
Recreational Vehicle Towing
279
Towing a Trailer (Automatic Transmission)
281
Towing a Trailer (Manual Transmission)
287
Service and Appearance Care
289
Service
291
Accessories and Modifications
291
California Proposition 65 Warning
292
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
292
Doing Your Own Service Work
292
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
293
Fuel
293
Gasoline Octane
294
Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
294
California Fuel
294
Additives
295
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
295
Fuels in Foreign Countries
297
Filling the Tank
297
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
299
Checking Things Under the Hood
300
Hood Release
300
Engine Compartment Overview
302
Engine Oil
304
Engine Oil Life System
308
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
309
Automatic Transmission Fluid
311
Manual Transmission Fluid
311
Hydraulic Clutch
311
Cooling System
312
Engine Coolant
313
Engine Overheating
317
Windshield Washer Fluid
320
Brakes
320
Battery
323
Jump Starting
324
Headlamp Aiming
329
Bulb Replacement
332
Halogen Bulbs
332
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking Lamps
332
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
334
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
335
License Plate Lamp
336
Replacement Bulbs
336
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
337
Tires
338
Tire Sidewall Labeling
339
Tire Terminology and Definitions
342
Inflation - Tire Pressure
345
Tire Pressure Monitor System
346
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
347
Tire Inspection and Rotation
351
When It Is Time for New Tires
353
Buying New Tires
353
Different Size Tires and Wheels
356
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
356
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
358
Wheel Replacement
358
Tire Chains
359
If a Tire Goes Flat
359
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
361
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
368
Changing a Flat Tire
368
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
370
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
372
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
377
Compact Spare Tire
381
Appearance Care
381
Interior Cleaning
381
Fabric/Carpet
383
Leather
383
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
384
Care of Safety Belts
384
Weatherstrips
385
Washing Your Vehicle
385
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
385
Finish Care
385
Windshield and Wiper Blades
386
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
387
Tires
388
Sheet Metal Damage
388
Finish Damage
388
Underbody Maintenance
388
Chemical Paint Spotting
389
Vehicle Identification
389
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
389
Service Parts Identification Label
390
Electrical System
390
Add-On Electrical Equipment
390
Headlamp Wiring
390
Windshield Wiper Fuses
390
Power Windows and Other Power Options
390
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
391
Floor Console Fuse Block
391
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
393
Capacities and Specifications
396
Maintenance Schedule
399
Maintenance Schedule
400
Introduction
400
Scheduled Maintenance
401
Owner Checks and Services
404
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
406
Maintenance Replacement Parts
408
Engine Drive Belt Routing
409
Maintenance Record
410
Customer Assistance Information
413
Customer Assistance and Information
414
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
414
Online Owner Center
416
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
417
Customer Assistance Offices
417
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
418
Roadside Assistance Program
419
Scheduling Service Appointments
421
Courtesy Transportation Program
421
Collision Damage Repair
423
Reporting Safety Defects
425
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
425
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
426
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
426
Service Publications Ordering Information
426
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
428
Event Data Recorders
428
OnStar®
429
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
430
Radio Frequency Statement
430
Index
431
Index_A
431
Index_B
432
Index_C
432
Index_D
434
Index_E
435
Index_F
435
Index_G
436
Index_H
436
Index_I
437
Index_J
437
Index_K
437
Index_L
437
Index_M
438
Index_N
439
Index_O
439
Index_P
439
Index_R
440
Index_S
441
Index_T
442
Index_U
443
Index_V
444
Index_W
444
Index_X
444

FAQ about the 2011 Chevrolet Hhr Manual

What contains the 2011 Hhr manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Hhr, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Hhr

Where to download the 2011 Chevrolet Hhr Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Hhr year 2011 free?

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The Chevrolet Hhr (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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