2014 Chevrolet Cruze Owner's Manual

2014 Chevrolet Cruze owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Cruze
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
5.92 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
24
Navigation System
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
25
Power Outlets
25
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Diesel Particulate Filter
27
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
28
Roadside Assistance Program
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
31
Keys and Locks
31
Keys
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
33
Remote Vehicle Start
40
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Safety Locks
43
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation
47
Exterior Mirrors
48
Convex Mirrors
48
Manual Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
49
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
49
Interior Mirrors
49
Interior Rearview Mirrors
49
Manual Rearview Mirror
49
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
50
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
52
Roof
53
Sunroof
53
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Seat Adjustment
57
Power Seat Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
58
Heated Front Seats
59
Rear Seats
60
Safety Belts
62
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
63
Lap-Shoulder Belt
64
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
68
Safety Belt Extender
69
Safety System Check
69
Safety Belt Care
69
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
69
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Airbag System Check
83
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
83
Child Restraints
84
Older Children
84
Infants and Young Children
86
Child Restraint Systems
88
Where to Put the Restraint
90
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
91
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
97
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
101
Storage
105
Storage Compartments
105
Instrument Panel Storage
105
Glove Box
105
Cupholders
105
Center Console Storage
106
Additional Storage Features
106
Cargo Tie-Downs
106
Instruments and Controls
107
Controls
108
Steering Wheel Adjustment
108
Steering Wheel Controls
108
Horn
109
Windshield Wiper/Washer
109
Compass
110
Clock
110
Power Outlets
112
Cigarette Lighter
112
Ashtrays
113
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
113
Instrument Cluster
114
Speedometer
116
Odometer
116
Trip Odometer
116
Tachometer
116
Fuel Gauge
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
117
Safety Belt Reminders
117
Airbag Readiness Light
118
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
119
Charging System Light
119
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
120
Brake System Warning Light
122
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
123
Up-Shift Light
123
Power Steering Warning Light
124
Traction Off Light
124
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
124
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
125
Wait-to-Start Light
125
Tire Pressure Light
125
Engine Oil Pressure Light
126
Low Fuel Warning Light
126
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Light
127
Security Light
127
Reduced Engine Power Light
127
High-Beam On Light
128
Front Fog Lamp Light
128
Lamps On Reminder
128
Cruise Control Light
128
Door Ajar Light
128
Information Displays
129
Driver Information Center (DIC)
129
Vehicle Messages
133
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
133
Brake System Messages
133
Compass Messages
133
Cruise Control Messages
134
Door Ajar Messages
134
Engine Cooling System Messages
134
Engine Oil Messages
135
Engine Power Messages
135
Fuel System Messages
135
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Messages
135
Diesel Particulate Filter Messages
136
Key and Lock Messages
136
Lamp Messages
137
Object Detection System Messages
137
Ride Control System Messages
138
Airbag System Messages
138
Security Messages
138
Service Vehicle Messages
138
Starting the Vehicle Messages
139
Tire Messages
139
Transmission Messages
139
Vehicle Reminder Messages
140
Vehicle Speed Messages
140
Vehicle Personalization
141
Lighting
147
Exterior Lighting
147
Exterior Lamp Controls
147
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
148
Flash-to-Pass
148
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
148
Automatic Headlamp System
149
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Front Fog Lamps
150
Interior Lighting
150
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
150
Courtesy Lamps
151
Dome Lamps
151
Reading Lamps
151
Lighting Features
151
Entry Lighting
151
Exit Lighting
152
Battery Power Protection
152
Infotainment System
153
Introduction
153
Infotainment
153
Theft-Deterrent Feature
154
Overview
155
Operation
156
Radio
159
AM-FM Radio
159
Satellite Radio
161
Radio Reception
164
Satellite Radio Antenna
165
Multi-Band Antenna
165
Audio Players
166
CD Player
166
Auxiliary Devices
168
Phone
170
Bluetooth (Overview)
170
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
172
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
175
Trademarks and License Agreements
181
Climate Controls
185
Climate Control Systems
185
Automatic Climate Control System
187
Air Vents
190
Maintenance
191
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
191
Service
191
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
196
Loss of Control
197
Driving on Wet Roads
197
Highway Hypnosis
198
Hill and Mountain Roads
198
Winter Driving
199
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
201
Vehicle Load Limits
201
Starting and Operating
206
New Vehicle Break-In
206
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
206
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
208
Starting the Engine
210
Engine Heater
214
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
215
Shifting Into Park
215
Shifting out of Park
216
Parking
217
Parking over Things That Burn
218
Engine Exhaust
218
Diesel Particulate Filter
218
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
219
Running the Vehicle While Parked
225
Automatic Transmission
225
Manual Mode
227
Manual Transmission
229
Brakes
231
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
231
Parking Brake
232
Brake Assist
232
Ride Control Systems
233
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
233
Cruise Control
235
Driver Assistance Systems
237
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
237
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
239
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
241
Fuel
244
Recommended Fuel (Gasoline)
244
Gasoline Specifications
245
California Fuel Requirements
245
Fuels in Foreign Countries
245
Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
246
Fuel for Diesel Engines
246
What Fuel to Use in Canada and Mexico (Diesel)
251
Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)
252
Water in Fuel (Diesel)
253
Running Out of Fuel (Diesel)
253
Filling the Tank
253
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
255
Trailer Towing
255
General Towing Information
255
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
255
Trailer Towing (Fuel Economy Model or Diesel Engine)
259
Trailer Towing (Except Fuel Economy Model or Diesel Engine)
259
Towing Equipment
260
Conversions and Add-Ons
261
Add-On Electrical Equipment
261
Vehicle Care
263
General Information
264
California Proposition 65 Warning
264
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
265
Accessories and Modifications
265
Vehicle Checks
265
Doing Your Own Service Work
265
Hood
266
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Oil
273
Engine Oil Life System
277
Automatic Transmission Fluid
278
Manual Transmission Fluid
278
Hydraulic Clutch
278
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
279
Cooling System
280
Engine Coolant
281
Engine Overheating
285
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode (Gasoline Engines Only)
287
Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
288
Brake Fluid
289
Battery
290
Starter Switch Check
291
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
291
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
292
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
292
Wiper Blade Replacement
292
Headlamp Aiming
294
Bulb Replacement
294
Halogen Bulbs
294
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
294
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
296
License Plate Lamp
298
Replacement Bulbs
299
Electrical System
299
Electrical System Overload
299
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
300
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
300
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
304
Wheels and Tires
305
Tires
305
All-Season Tires
306
Winter Tires
307
Low-Profile Tires
307
Tire Sidewall Labeling
307
Tire Designations
310
Tire Terminology and Definitions
310
Tire Pressure
313
Tire Pressure Monitor System
314
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
315
Tire Inspection
318
Tire Rotation
319
When It Is Time for New Tires
320
Buying New Tires
321
Different Size Tires and Wheels
322
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
323
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
324
Wheel Replacement
325
Tire Chains
326
If a Tire Goes Flat
326
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
328
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
334
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Diesel)
335
Tire Changing
335
Compact Spare Tire
342
Jump Starting
344
Towing the Vehicle
347
Recreational Vehicle Towing
347
Appearance Care
350
Exterior Care
350
Interior Care
355
Floor Mats
358
Service and Maintenance
361
General Information
361
Maintenance Schedule
362
Special Application Services
368
Additional Maintenance and Care
369
Recommended Fluids
372
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
372
Maintenance Replacement Parts
374
Maintenance Records
375
Technical Data
379
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Vehicle Data
380
Capacities and Specifications
380
Engine Drive Belt Routing
382
Customer Information
383
Customer Information
383
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
383
Customer Assistance Offices
385
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
386
Online Owner Center
386
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
387
Roadside Assistance Program
387
Scheduling Service Appointments
389
Courtesy Transportation Program
389
Collision Damage Repair
391
Service Publications Ordering Information
393
Reporting Safety Defects
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
394
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
395
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
395
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
395
Event Data Recorders
396
OnStar®
396
Infotainment System
397
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
397
Radio Frequency Statement
397
OnStar
399
OnStar Overview
399
OnStar Services
400
Emergency
400
Security
400
Navigation
400
Connections
401
Diagnostics
403
OnStar Additional Information
403
Index
409
Index_A
409
Index_B
409
Index_C
410
Index_D
411
Index_E
412
Index_F
412
Index_G
413
Index_H
413
Index_I
414
Index_J
414
Index_K
414
Index_L
414
Index_M
415
Index_N
416
Index_O
416
Index_P
416
Index_R
417
Index_S
417
Index_T
419
Index_U
420
Index_V
420
Index_W
420

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Manual

What contains the 2014 Cruze manual?

The Chevrolet Cruze owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Cruze. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Cruze 2014 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Cruze, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Cruze year 2014 free?

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

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 is available in English.

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