2014 Chevrolet Corvette Owner's Manual

2014 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Corvette
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
4.94 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
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
12
Trunk Release
13
Windows
14
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
15
Heated and Ventilated Seats
16
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
19
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
22
Vehicle Features
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
23
Infotainment System
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Roof Panel
24
Convertible
25
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Performance Vehicle Features
26
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Assistance Program
28
OnStar®
28
Keys, Doors, and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
29
Keys
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
31
Remote Vehicle Start
37
Door Locks
39
Power Door Locks
41
Delayed Locking
41
Automatic Door Locks
41
Lockout Protection
42
Doors
42
Hatch (Trunk)
42
Vehicle Security
45
Vehicle Alarm System
45
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation
47
Exterior Mirrors
48
Convex Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
48
Folding Mirrors
48
Heated Mirrors
48
Automatic Dimming Mirror
48
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
49
Interior Mirrors
49
Interior Rearview Mirrors
49
Manual Rearview Mirror
49
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
49
Windows
50
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
52
Roof
52
Roof Panel
52
Convertible Top
56
Seats and Restraints
63
Head Restraints
64
Front Seats
64
Power Seat Adjustment
64
Lumbar Adjustment
65
Reclining Seatbacks
65
Memory Seats
66
Seatback Latches
68
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
68
Safety Belts
70
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
72
Lap-Shoulder Belt
73
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
75
Safety Belt Extender
75
Safety System Check
76
Safety Belt Care
76
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
76
Airbag System
77
Where Are the Airbags?
78
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
80
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
80
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
81
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
81
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
87
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
87
Airbag System Check
88
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
89
Child Restraints
89
Older Children
89
Infants and Young Children
91
Child Restraint Systems
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Securing Child Restraints
96
Storage
99
Storage Compartments
99
Instrument Panel Storage
99
Glove Box
100
Cupholders
100
Rear Storage
100
Center Console Storage
101
Additional Storage Features
102
Cargo Cover
102
Convenience Net
103
Instruments and Controls
105
Controls
106
Steering Wheel Adjustment
106
Steering Wheel Controls
106
Horn
106
Windshield Wiper/Washer
106
Compass
108
Clock
108
Power Outlets
108
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
110
Instrument Cluster
111
Speedometer
115
Odometer
115
Trip Odometer
115
Tachometer
115
Fuel Gauge
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
116
Safety Belt Reminders
117
Airbag Readiness Light
117
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
118
Charging System Light
119
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
119
Brake System Warning Light
122
Electric Parking Brake Light
122
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
123
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
123
Traction Off Light
124
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
124
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
124
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
125
Tire Pressure Light
125
Engine Oil Pressure Light
126
Low Fuel Warning Light
126
Security Light
127
High-Beam On Light
127
Lamps On Reminder
127
Cruise Control Light
127
Door Ajar Light
128
Information Displays
128
Driver Information Center (DIC)
128
Head-Up Display (HUD)
130
Vehicle Messages
135
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
135
Brake System Messages
136
Compass Messages
136
Convertible Top Messages
136
Cruise Control Messages
138
Door Ajar Messages
138
Engine Cooling System Messages
138
Engine Oil Messages
139
Engine Power Messages
139
Fuel System Messages
139
Key and Lock Messages
140
Lamp Messages
140
Ride Control System Messages
140
Airbag System Messages
144
Security Messages
144
Service Vehicle Messages
144
Starting the Vehicle Messages
144
Tire Messages
145
Transmission Messages
145
Vehicle Reminder Messages
146
Vehicle Speed Messages
146
Washer Fluid Messages
146
Window Messages
146
Vehicle Personalization
147
Universal Remote System
153
Universal Remote System Programming
153
Universal Remote System Operation
155
Lighting
157
Exterior Lighting
157
Exterior Lamp Controls
157
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
158
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
158
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
158
Automatic Headlamp System
159
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
161
Interior Lighting
161
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
161
Courtesy Lamps
161
Reading Lamps
162
Lighting Features
162
Entry Lighting
162
Exit Lighting
162
Battery Power Protection
163
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
163
Infotainment System
165
Introduction
165
Infotainment
165
Climate Controls
167
Climate Control Systems
167
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
167
Air Vents
171
Maintenance
171
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
171
Driving and Operating
173
Driving Information
174
Distracted Driving
174
Defensive Driving
175
Drunk Driving
175
Control of a Vehicle
175
Steering
175
Off-Road Recovery
176
Loss of Control
177
Track Events and Competitive Driving
177
Driving on Wet Roads
182
Highway Hypnosis
182
Hill and Mountain Roads
183
Winter Driving
183
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
185
Vehicle Load Limits
186
Starting and Operating
190
New Vehicle Break-In
190
Front Air Dam
190
Ignition Positions
191
Starting the Engine
193
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
195
Shifting Into Park
195
Shifting out of Park
196
Parking (Manual Transmission)
197
Parking over Things That Burn
197
Active Fuel Management®
197
Engine Exhaust
197
Running the Vehicle While Parked
198
Automatic Transmission
198
Manual Mode
200
Manual Transmission
202
Active Rev Match
204
Brakes
205
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
205
Electric Parking Brake
206
Brake Assist
208
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
208
Ride Control Systems
208
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
208
Driver Mode Control
211
Competitive Driving Mode
214
Limited-Slip Differential (Except Z51)
218
Limited-Slip Differential (Z51 Only)
218
Cruise Control
219
Driver Assistance Systems
221
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
221
Fuel
223
Gasoline Specifications
224
California Fuel Requirements
225
Fuels in Foreign Countries
225
Fuel Additives
225
Filling the Tank
225
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
227
Trailer Towing
228
General Towing Information
228
Conversions and Add-Ons
228
Add-On Electrical Equipment
228
Vehicle Care
229
General Information
230
California Proposition 65 Warning
230
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
230
Accessories and Modifications
230
Lifting the Vehicle
231
Vehicle Checks
233
Doing Your Own Service Work
233
Hood
234
Engine Compartment Overview
235
Engine Oil
238
Engine Oil Life System
244
Automatic Transmission Fluid
245
Manual Transmission Fluid
245
Hydraulic Clutch
245
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
246
Cooling System (Engine)
248
Cooling System (Aero Panel)
249
Engine Coolant
250
Engine Overheating
253
Washer Fluid
254
Brakes
255
Brake Fluid
256
Battery
258
Rear Axle
259
Starter Switch Check
259
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
260
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
260
Wiper Blade Replacement
261
Windshield Replacement
261
Headlamp Aiming
262
Bulb Replacement
262
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
262
LED Lighting
262
License Plate Lamp
262
Replacement Bulbs
263
Electrical System
263
Electrical System Overload
263
Fuses
264
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
264
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
268
Wheels and Tires
271
Tires
271
Winter Tires
272
Run-Flat Tires
273
Low-Profile Tires
274
Summer Tires
274
Tire Sidewall Labeling
274
Tire Designations
276
Tire Terminology and Definitions
276
Tire Pressure
279
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
280
Tire Pressure Monitor System
281
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
282
Tire Inspection
284
Tire Rotation
285
When It Is Time for New Tires
286
Buying New Tires
287
Different Size Tires and Wheels
288
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
289
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
290
Wheel Replacement
291
Tire Chains
292
If a Tire Goes Flat
293
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
294
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
302
Jump Starting
302
Towing the Vehicle
305
Recreational Vehicle Towing
305
Appearance Care
306
Exterior Care
306
Interior Care
311
Floor Mats
314
Service and Maintenance
317
General Information
317
Maintenance Schedule
319
Special Application Services
324
Additional Maintenance and Care
325
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
328
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
328
Maintenance Replacement Parts
330
Maintenance Records
331
Technical Data
335
Vehicle Identification
335
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
335
Service Parts Identification Label
335
Vehicle Data
336
Capacities and Specifications
336
Engine Drive Belt Routing
338
Customer Information
339
Customer Information
339
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
339
Customer Assistance Offices
341
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
342
Online Owner Center
342
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
343
Roadside Assistance Program
343
Scheduling Service Appointments
345
Courtesy Transportation Program
345
Collision Damage Repair
346
Service Publications Ordering Information
349
Reporting Safety Defects
350
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
350
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
350
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
351
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
351
Event Data Recorders
351
OnStar®
352
Infotainment System
352
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
352
Radio Frequency Statement
353
OnStar
355
OnStar Overview
355
OnStar Services
356
Emergency
356
Security
356
Navigation
357
Connections
358
Vehicle Diagnostics
359
OnStar Additional Information
359
Index
365
Index_A
365
Index_B
365
Index_C
366
Index_D
367
Index_E
367
Index_F
368
Index_G
368
Index_H
369
Index_I
369
Index_J
369
Index_K
369
Index_L
369
Index_M
370
Index_N
371
Index_O
371
Index_P
372
Index_R
372
Index_S
373
Index_T
374
Index_U
375
Index_V
375
Index_W
375

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Manual

What contains the 2014 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 2014 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Corvette owner manual for the 2014 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Corvette year 2014 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2014 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Corvette (2014) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 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 2014 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual?
Fill the form below and someone will help you!