2013 Chevrolet Camaro Owner's Manual

2013 Chevrolet Camaro owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Camaro
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5.76 MB

Table of Contents

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Heated Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
20
Bluetooth®
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Infotainment System
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
21
Power Outlets
22
Universal Remote System
22
Sunroof
22
Traction Control System (TCS)
23
StabiliTrak® System
23
Tire Pressure Monitor
23
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
24
Engine Oil Life System
24
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
24
Roadside Assistance Program
25
OnStar®
25
Keys, Doors, and Windows
27
Keys and Locks
27
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
30
Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks
33
Lockout Protection
33
Doors
34
Trunk
34
Vehicle Security
36
Vehicle Alarm System
36
Immobilizer
37
Immobilizer Operation
37
Exterior Mirrors
38
Convex Mirrors
38
Power Mirrors
38
Heated Mirrors
38
Automatic Dimming Mirror
38
Interior Mirrors
39
Manual Rearview Mirror
39
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
39
Windows
39
Power Windows
40
Sun Visors
41
Roof
42
Sunroof
42
Convertible Top
43
Seats and Restraints
49
Head Restraints
50
Front Seats
51
Seat Adjustment
51
Power Seat Adjustment
51
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Seatback Latches
53
Heated Front Seats
53
Rear Seats
54
Safety Belts
55
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
56
Lap-Shoulder Belt
57
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
61
Safety Belt Extender
62
Safety System Check
62
Safety Belt Care
62
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
62
Airbag System
63
Where Are the Airbags?
65
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
68
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
69
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Airbag System Check
76
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
76
Child Restraints
77
Older Children
77
Infants and Young Children
79
Child Restraint Systems
81
Where to Put the Restraint
83
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
89
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
90
Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Passenger Seat)
92
Storage
95
Storage Compartments
95
Glove Box
95
Rear Storage
95
Center Console Storage
96
Additional Storage Features
96
Tonneau Cover
96
Convenience Net
98
Instruments and Controls
99
Controls
100
Steering Wheel Adjustment
100
Steering Wheel Controls
100
Horn
101
Windshield Wiper/Washer
101
Compass
102
Clock
102
Power Outlets
103
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
104
Instrument Cluster
105
Speedometer
107
Odometer
107
Trip Odometer
107
Tachometer
107
Fuel Gauge
107
Boost Gauge (ZL1 Only)
108
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
109
Engine Oil Temperature Gauge
110
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
111
Transmission Temperature Gauge (Except ZL1)
111
Voltmeter Gauge
112
Safety Belt Reminders
113
Airbag Readiness Light
113
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
114
Charging System Light
115
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
115
Brake System Warning Light
118
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
118
Traction Off Light
119
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
119
Traction Control System (TCS) OFF/StabiliTrak® OFF Light
120
Tire Pressure Light
120
Engine Oil Pressure Light
121
Immobilizer Light
121
High-Beam On Light
121
Front Fog Lamp Light
122
Taillamp Indicator Light
122
Cruise Control Light
122
Information Displays
122
Driver Information Center (DIC)
122
Head-Up Display (HUD)
126
Vehicle Messages
131
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
131
Brake System Messages
131
Compass Messages
131
Convertible Top Messages
132
Cruise Control Messages
133
Door Ajar Messages
133
Engine Cooling System Messages
133
Engine Oil Messages
134
Engine Power Messages
134
Fuel System Messages
134
Key and Lock Messages
134
Lamp Messages
135
Object Detection System Messages
135
Ride Control System Messages
136
Airbag System Messages
138
Security Messages
138
Service Vehicle Messages
138
Tire Messages
139
Transmission Messages
139
Vehicle Reminder Messages
140
Vehicle Speed Messages
140
Window Messages
140
Vehicle Personalization
141
Universal Remote System
144
Universal Remote System Programming
144
Universal Remote System Operation
147
Lighting
149
Exterior Lighting
149
Exterior Lamp Controls
149
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
150
Flash-to-Pass
150
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
150
Automatic Headlamp System
151
Hazard Warning Flashers
152
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
152
Front Fog Lamps
153
Interior Lighting
153
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
153
Dome Lamps
154
Lighting Features
154
Entry Lighting
154
Theater Dimming
154
Battery Load Management
154
Battery Power Protection
155
Infotainment System
157
Introduction
157
Infotainment
157
Theft-Deterrent Feature
158
Overview
159
Operation
160
Radio
164
AM-FM Radio
164
Satellite Radio
165
Radio Reception
168
Fixed Mast Antenna
169
Backglass Antenna
169
Diversity Antenna System
169
Satellite Radio Antenna
169
Audio Players
170
CD Player
170
Auxiliary Devices
172
Phone
177
Bluetooth (Overview)
177
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
178
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
182
Climate Controls
189
Climate Control Systems
189
Air Vents
191
Maintenance
192
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
192
Driving and Operating
193
Driving Information
194
Distracted Driving
194
Defensive Driving
195
Drunk Driving
195
Control of a Vehicle
195
Braking
195
Steering
196
Off-Road Recovery
197
Loss of Control
197
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
198
Driving on Wet Roads
200
Highway Hypnosis
200
Hill and Mountain Roads
201
Winter Driving
201
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
203
Vehicle Load Limits
204
Starting and Operating
208
New Vehicle Break-In
208
Front Fascia
208
Ignition Positions
209
Starting the Engine
211
Engine Heater
212
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
213
Shifting Into Park
213
Shifting out of Park
214
Parking (Manual Transmission)
216
Parking over Things That Burn
216
Active Fuel Management®
216
Engine Exhaust
217
Running the Vehicle While Parked
217
Automatic Transmission
218
Manual Mode
221
Manual Transmission
223
Brakes
226
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
226
Parking Brake
227
Brake Assist
227
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
228
Ride Control Systems
228
Traction Control System (TCS)
228
StabiliTrak® System
229
Competitive Driving Mode
230
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
234
Selective Ride Control
234
Cruise Control
235
Object Detection Systems
237
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
237
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
238
Fuel
240
Recommended Fuel
240
Gasoline Specifications
241
California Fuel Requirements
241
Fuels in Foreign Countries
242
Fuel Additives
242
Filling the Tank
243
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
244
Towing
245
General Towing Information
245
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
245
Trailer Towing (Except ZL1)
248
Trailer Towing (ZL1)
249
Towing Equipment
249
Conversions and Add-Ons
250
Add-On Electrical Equipment
250
Vehicle Care
251
General Information
253
California Proposition 65 Warning
253
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
253
Accessories and Modifications
253
Vehicle Checks
254
Doing Your Own Service Work
254
Hood
255
Engine Compartment Overview
256
Engine Cover
261
Engine Oil
262
Engine Oil Life System
265
Automatic Transmission Fluid
266
Manual Transmission Fluid
266
Hydraulic Clutch
266
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter (Except ZL1)
267
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter (ZL1 Only)
268
Cooling System (Except ZL1 Engine)
269
Cooling System (ZL1 Engine Only)
271
Cooling System (Intercooler)
272
Engine Coolant
272
Engine Overheating
277
Power Steering Fluid (LFX, L99 and LS3)
278
Power Steering Fluid (L99, LS3 and ZL1)
279
Washer Fluid
279
Brakes
280
Brake Fluid
281
Battery
282
Rear Axle
283
Starter Switch Check
283
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
284
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
284
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
284
Wiper Blade Replacement
285
Windshield Replacement
285
Headlamp Aiming
286
Bulb Replacement
286
Halogen Bulbs
286
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
286
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps (Base Vehicle)
286
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps (Uplevel Vehicle)
287
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
288
Fog Lamps
289
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
289
License Plate Lamp
290
Replacement Bulbs
290
Electrical System
291
Electrical System Overload
291
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
291
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
292
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
295
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
297
Wheels and Tires
299
Tires
299
All-Season Tires
299
Winter Tires
300
Summer Tires
300
Tire Sidewall Labeling
300
Tire Designations
303
Tire Terminology and Definitions
303
Tire Pressure
306
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
307
Tire Pressure Monitor System
308
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
309
Tire Inspection
312
Tire Rotation
313
When It Is Time for New Tires
314
Buying New Tires
315
Different Size Tires and Wheels
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
319
Tire Chains
320
If a Tire Goes Flat
320
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
322
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
329
Tire Changing
329
Compact Spare Tire
335
Jump Starting
335
Towing
338
Towing the Vehicle
338
Recreational Vehicle Towing
338
Appearance Care
339
Exterior Care
339
Interior Care
342
Floor Mats
345
Service and Maintenance
347
General Information
347
Maintenance Schedule
348
Special Application Services
354
Additional Maintenance and Care
355
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
358
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
358
Maintenance Replacement Parts
360
Maintenance Records
361
Technical Data
365
Vehicle Identification
365
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
365
Service Parts Identification Label
365
Vehicle Data
366
Capacities and Specifications
366
Engine Drive Belt Routing
369
Customer Information
371
Customer Information
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
373
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
375
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
375
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
376
Online Owner Center
376
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
377
Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico)
377
Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada)
381
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
383
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
383
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
384
Service Publications Ordering Information
387
Reporting Safety Defects
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
388
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
389
Event Data Recorders
389
OnStar®
390
Infotainment System
390
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
390
Radio Frequency Statement
391
OnStar
393
OnStar Overview
393
OnStar Services
394
Emergency
394
Security
394
Navigation
395
Connections
396
Diagnostics
397
OnStar Additional Information
397
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
409
Index_P
410
Index_R
410
Index_S
411
Index_T
412
Index_U
413
Index_V
414
Index_W
414

FAQ about the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Manual

What contains the 2013 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 2013 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Camaro owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Camaro

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