2013 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
6.47 MB

Table of Contents

2013 Chevrolet Express 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
10
Door Locks
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
14
Airbag On-Off Switch
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
18
Transmission
19
Vehicle Features
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
21
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Navigation System
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
23
Power Outlets
24
Performance and Maintenance
24
StabiliTrak® System
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
26
OnStar®
26
Keys, Doors, and Windows
27
Keys and Locks
27
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
28
Remote Vehicle Start
30
Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks
33
Cargo Door Relocking
33
Delayed Locking
33
Automatic Door Locks
33
Lockout Protection
33
Safety Locks
34
Doors
34
Side Door (60/40 Swing-Out)
34
Sliding Door
35
Rear Doors
36
Vehicle Security
37
Immobilizer
37
Immobilizer Operation
37
Exterior Mirrors
39
Convex Mirrors
39
Manual Mirrors
39
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
39
Power Mirrors
40
Heated Mirrors
40
Interior Mirrors
40
Manual Rearview Mirror
40
Windows
41
Manual Windows
41
Power Windows
41
Swing-Out Windows
42
Enhanced Technology Glass
43
Sun Visors
43
Seats and Restraints
45
Head Restraints
46
Front Seats
46
Seat Adjustment
46
Power Seat Adjustment
47
Reclining Seatbacks
47
Rear Seats
49
Safety Belts
52
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
54
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
59
Safety Belt Extender
60
Safety System Check
60
Safety Belt Care
60
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
61
Airbag System
61
Where Are the Airbags?
63
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
65
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
66
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
67
Airbag On-Off Switch
69
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Airbag System Check
78
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
78
Child Restraints
79
Older Children
79
Infants and Young Children
81
Child Restraint Systems
84
Where to Put the Restraint
85
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
87
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
93
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
94
Securing Child Restraints (Front Seat-Passenger Sensing System)
96
Securing Child Restraints (Front Seat-Airbag On/Off Switch)
99
Storage
103
Storage Compartments
103
Front Storage
103
Instruments and Controls
105
Controls
106
Steering Wheel Adjustment
106
Steering Wheel Controls
106
Horn
107
Windshield Wiper/Washer
108
Compass
108
Clock
110
Power Outlets
111
Cigarette Lighter
112
Ashtrays
113
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
113
Instrument Cluster
114
Speedometer
115
Odometer
115
Trip Odometer
115
Fuel Gauge
116
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
117
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
118
Voltmeter Gauge
118
Safety Belt Reminders
119
Airbag Readiness Light
120
Airbag On-Off Light
120
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
122
Charging System Light
122
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
123
Brake System Warning Light
126
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
126
Tow/Haul Mode Light
127
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
127
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
128
Tire Pressure Light
128
Engine Oil Pressure Light
129
Low Fuel Warning Light
129
Security Light
129
High-Beam On Light
130
Cruise Control Light
130
Information Displays
130
Driver Information Center (DIC)
130
Vehicle Messages
136
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
136
Brake System Messages
136
Compass Messages
136
Door Ajar Messages
137
Engine Cooling System Messages
137
Engine Oil Messages
138
Engine Power Messages
139
Fuel System Messages
139
Key and Lock Messages
139
Lamp Messages
139
Object Detection System Messages
140
Ride Control System Messages
140
Airbag System Messages
142
Security Messages
142
Service Vehicle Messages
142
Tire Messages
143
Transmission Messages
144
Vehicle Reminder Messages
144
Vehicle Personalization
145
Lighting
151
Exterior Lighting
151
Exterior Lamp Controls
151
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
152
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
152
Flash-to-Pass
153
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
153
Automatic Headlamp System
153
Hazard Warning Flashers
154
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
155
Interior Lighting
155
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
155
Dome Lamps
156
Reading Lamps
156
Lighting Features
157
Entry/Exit Lighting
157
Battery Load Management
157
Battery Power Protection
157
Infotainment System
159
Introduction
159
Infotainment
159
Theft-Deterrent Feature
160
Overview (AM-FM Radio)
161
Overview (Radio with CD)
162
Operation
164
Radio
165
AM-FM Radio
165
Satellite Radio
167
Radio Reception
169
Fixed Mast Antenna (Multi-Band)
169
Fixed Mast Antenna (Care)
170
Audio Players
170
CD Player
170
Auxiliary Devices
175
Phone
180
Bluetooth
180
Climate Controls
189
Climate Control Systems
189
Rear Heating System
191
Rear Climate Control System
192
Air Vents
194
Driving and Operating
195
Driving Information
196
Distracted Driving
196
Defensive Driving
197
Drunk Driving
197
Control of a Vehicle
197
Braking
197
Steering
198
Off-Road Recovery
199
Loss of Control
199
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
Ignition Positions
209
Starting the Engine
211
Fast Idle System
212
Engine Heater
213
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
213
Shifting Into Park
214
Shifting out of Park
215
Parking over Things That Burn
215
Engine Exhaust
216
Running the Vehicle While Parked
216
Automatic Transmission
217
Automatic Transmission (Six Speed)
217
Automatic Transmission (Four Speed)
220
Manual Mode
222
Tow/Haul Mode
223
Drive Systems
224
All-Wheel Drive
224
Brakes
224
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
224
Parking Brake
225
Ride Control Systems
226
StabiliTrak® System
226
Locking Rear Axle
228
Cruise Control
228
Object Detection Systems
231
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
231
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
232
Fuel
236
Recommended Fuel
236
Gasoline Specifications
237
California Fuel Requirements
237
Fuels in Foreign Countries
238
Fuel Additives
238
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
239
Filling the Tank
240
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
241
Towing
241
General Towing Information
241
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
242
Trailer Towing
244
Towing Equipment
249
Conversions and Add-Ons
252
Add-On Electrical Equipment
252
Vehicle Care
253
General Information
254
California Proposition 65 Warning
255
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
255
Accessories and Modifications
255
Vehicle Checks
256
Doing Your Own Service Work
256
Hood
256
Engine Compartment Overview
258
Engine Oil
259
Engine Oil Life System
262
Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
263
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
265
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
268
Cooling System
269
Engine Coolant
270
Engine Overheating
274
Engine Fan
275
Power Steering Fluid
276
Washer Fluid
276
Brakes
277
Brake Fluid
278
Battery
280
All-Wheel Drive
281
Front Axle
281
Rear Axle
282
Noise Control System
283
Starter Switch Check
284
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
284
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
284
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
285
Wiper Blade Replacement
285
Headlamp Aiming
286
Bulb Replacement
286
Halogen Bulbs
286
Headlamps
287
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
288
Taillamps
289
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
290
License Plate Lamp
291
Replacement Bulbs
292
Electrical System
292
Electrical System Overload
292
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
293
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
293
Floor Console Fuse Block
297
Wheels and Tires
299
Tires
299
All-Season Tires
300
Winter Tires
300
Summer Tires
301
Tire Sidewall Labeling
301
Tire Designations
304
Tire Terminology and Definitions
306
Tire Pressure
308
Tire Pressure Monitor System
310
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
311
Tire Inspection
314
Tire Rotation
315
Dual Tire Rotation
316
When It Is Time for New Tires
316
Buying New Tires
318
Different Size Tires and Wheels
320
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
320
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
322
Wheel Replacement
322
Tire Chains
323
If a Tire Goes Flat
323
Tire Changing
325
Secondary Latch System
332
Full-Size Spare Tire
334
Jump Starting
335
Towing
338
Towing the Vehicle
338
Recreational Vehicle Towing
339
Appearance Care
341
Exterior Care
341
Interior Care
345
Floor Mats
348
Service and Maintenance
349
General Information
349
Maintenance Schedule
351
Special Application Services
356
Additional Maintenance and Care
356
Recommended Fluids
360
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
360
Maintenance Replacement Parts
362
Maintenance Records
363
Technical Data
367
Vehicle Identification
367
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
367
Service Parts Identification Label
367
Vehicle Data
368
Capacities and Specifications
368
Engine Drive Belt Routing
370
Customer Information
371
Customer Information
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
373
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
375
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
376
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)
378
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)
385
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
389
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
389
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
390
Vehicle Data Recording
390
OnStar®
391
Navigation System
391
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
391
Radio Frequency Statement
391
OnStar
393
OnStar Overview
393
OnStar Services
394
Emergency
394
Security
394
Navigation
394
Connections
396
Diagnostics
397
OnStar Additional Information
397
Index
401
Index_A
401
Index_B
401
Index_C
402
Index_D
403
Index_E
404
Index_F
404
Index_G
405
Index_H
405
Index_I
405
Index_J
406
Index_K
406
Index_L
406
Index_M
407
Index_N
407
Index_O
407
Index_P
408
Index_R
408
Index_S
409
Index_T
410
Index_U
411
Index_V
411
Index_W
411

FAQ about the 2013 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2013 Express manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Express. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Express 2013 owner's manual:

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

Where to download the 2013 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Express (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

Posted by, John Mana author bio image
A passionate guy about car models, makes, and manuals.

Manual Questions

Do you have questions about the 2013 Chevrolet Express owners manual?
Fill the form below and someone will help you!