2014 Chevrolet Impala Owner's Manual

2014 Chevrolet Impala owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Impala
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.62 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Impala 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
13
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
16
Second Row Seats
16
Heated and Ventilated Seats
17
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
18
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
19
Interior Lighting
19
Exterior Lighting
20
Windshield Wiper/Washer
21
Climate Controls
22
Transmission
23
Vehicle Features
24
Radio(s)
24
Satellite Radio
24
Portable Audio Devices
24
Bluetooth®
25
Steering Wheel Controls
25
Cruise Control
26
Infotainment System
26
Driver Information Center (DIC)
26
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
27
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
27
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
27
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
27
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
27
Power Outlets
28
Universal Remote System
28
Sunroof
28
eAssist Features
29
eAssist® Overview
29
High Voltage Safety Information
30
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Feature
30
Regenerative Braking
31
Battery
31
Service
31
Performance and Maintenance
31
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
31
Tire Pressure Monitor
32
Engine Oil Life System
32
E85 or FlexFuel
33
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
33
Roadside Assistance Program
33
OnStar®
34
Keys, Doors, and Windows
35
Keys and Locks
35
Keys
35
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
36
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
37
Remote Vehicle Start
43
Door Locks
44
Power Door Locks
46
Delayed Locking
46
Automatic Door Locks
47
Lockout Protection
47
Safety Locks
48
Doors
48
Trunk
48
Vehicle Security
50
Vehicle Alarm System
50
Immobilizer
51
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
51
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
52
Exterior Mirrors
53
Convex Mirrors
53
Power Mirrors
53
Folding Mirrors
54
Heated Mirrors
54
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
54
Interior Mirrors
54
Interior Rearview Mirrors
54
Manual Rearview Mirror
54
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
54
Windows
55
Power Windows
55
Sun Visors
57
Roof
57
Sunroof
57
Seats and Restraints
59
Head Restraints
60
Front Seats
62
Seat Adjustment
62
Power Seat Adjustment
63
Lumbar Adjustment
64
Reclining Seatbacks
64
Memory Seats
65
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
68
Rear Seats
69
Rear Seat Armrest
70
Safety Belts
71
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
72
Lap-Shoulder Belt
73
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
77
Safety Belt Extender
77
Safety System Check
77
Safety Belt Care
77
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
78
Airbag System
78
Where Are the Airbags?
80
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
83
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
83
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
84
Passenger Sensing System
85
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Airbag System Check
91
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
91
Child Restraints
92
Older Children
92
Infants and Young Children
94
Child Restraint Systems
96
Where to Put the Restraint
98
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
99
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
106
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
109
Storage
111
Storage Compartments
111
Instrument Panel Storage
111
Glove Box
112
Cupholders
112
Center Console Storage
112
Umbrella Storage
113
Additional Storage Features
113
Cargo Management System
113
Convenience Net
114
Instruments and Controls
115
Controls
116
Steering Wheel Adjustment
116
Steering Wheel Controls
117
Heated Steering Wheel
117
Horn
117
Windshield Wiper/Washer
118
Compass
119
Clock (Base Radio)
119
Clock (Uplevel Radio)
119
Power Outlets
120
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
122
Instrument Cluster
123
Speedometer
126
Odometer
126
Trip Odometer
126
Tachometer
127
Fuel Gauge
127
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
128
Safety Belt Reminders
129
Airbag Readiness Light
129
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
130
Charging System Light
131
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
131
Brake System Warning Light
134
Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
135
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
136
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
136
Traction Off Light
136
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
137
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
137
Tire Pressure Light
137
Engine Oil Pressure Light
138
Low Fuel Warning Light
138
Security Light
139
High-Beam On Light
139
Lamps On Reminder
139
Cruise Control Light
139
Door Ajar Light
140
Information Displays
140
Power Flows (eAssist Only)
140
Energy Information (eAssist Only)
141
Driver Information Center (DIC)
141
Vehicle Messages
144
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
144
Brake System Messages
145
Compass Messages
145
Cruise Control Messages
145
Door Ajar Messages
146
Engine Cooling System Messages
147
Engine Oil Messages
147
Engine Power Messages
148
Fuel System Messages
148
Key and Lock Messages
148
Lamp Messages
149
Object Detection System Messages
149
Ride Control System Messages
151
Airbag System Messages
151
Security Messages
151
Service Vehicle Messages
151
Starting the Vehicle Messages
152
Tire Messages
152
Transmission Messages
153
Vehicle Reminder Messages
153
Vehicle Speed Messages
153
Washer Fluid Messages
154
Window Messages
154
Vehicle Personalization
154
Universal Remote System
160
Universal Remote System Programming
160
Universal Remote System Operation
163
Lighting
165
Exterior Lighting
165
Exterior Lamp Controls
165
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
165
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
165
Flash-to-Pass
166
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
166
Automatic Headlamp System
166
Hazard Warning Flashers
167
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
167
Interior Lighting
168
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
168
Courtesy Lamps
168
Dome Lamps
168
Reading Lamps
169
Lighting Features
169
Entry Lighting
169
Exit Lighting
170
Battery Load Management
170
Infotainment System
171
Introduction
171
Infotainment
171
Theft-Deterrent Feature
172
Overview
173
Home Page
174
Software Updates
177
Radio
177
AM-FM Radio
177
Satellite Radio
179
Radio Reception
180
Backglass Antenna
181
Multi-Band Antenna
181
Audio Players
182
CD Player
182
USB Port
184
Auxiliary Jack
187
Phone
188
Bluetooth (Overview)
188
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
190
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
194
Trademarks and License Agreements
199
Climate Controls
201
Climate Control Systems
201
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
203
Air Vents
207
Maintenance
208
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
208
Driving and Operating
209
Driving Information
210
Distracted Driving
210
Defensive Driving
211
Drunk Driving
211
Control of a Vehicle
211
Braking
211
Steering
212
Off-Road Recovery
212
Loss of Control
213
Track Events and Competitive Driving
213
Driving on Wet Roads
214
Highway Hypnosis
215
Hill and Mountain Roads
215
Winter Driving
216
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
217
Vehicle Load Limits
218
Starting and Operating
223
New Vehicle Break-In
223
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
223
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
225
Starting the Engine
227
Engine Heater
231
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
232
Shifting Into Park
232
Shifting out of Park
233
Parking over Things That Burn
234
Engine Exhaust
234
Running the Vehicle While Parked
235
Automatic Transmission
235
Manual Mode
237
Brakes
238
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
238
Parking Brake
239
Brake Assist
240
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
241
Ride Control Systems
241
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
241
Cruise Control
243
Adaptive Cruise Control
245
Driver Assistance Systems
253
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
254
Assistance Systems for Driving
256
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
256
Active Emergency Braking System
259
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
260
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
262
Fuel
264
Recommended Fuel
264
Gasoline Specifications
265
California Fuel Requirements
265
Fuels in Foreign Countries
265
Fuel Additives
266
E85 or FlexFuel
266
Filling the Tank
267
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
268
Towing
269
General Towing Information
269
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
269
Trailer Towing (eAssist)
272
Trailer Towing (All except eAssist)
272
Towing Equipment
273
Conversions and Add-Ons
274
Add-On Electrical Equipment
274
Vehicle Care
275
General Information
276
California Proposition 65 Warning
276
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
277
Accessories and Modifications
277
Vehicle Checks
277
Doing Your Own Service Work
277
Hood
278
Engine Compartment Overview
280
Engine Oil
285
Engine Oil Life System
288
Automatic Transmission Fluid
289
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
289
Cooling System
292
Engine Coolant
293
Engine Overheating
296
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
298
Washer Fluid
298
Brakes
299
Brake Fluid
300
Battery
301
Starter Switch Check
302
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
302
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
303
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
303
Wiper Blade Replacement
303
Headlamp Aiming
304
Bulb Replacement
305
Halogen Bulbs
305
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
305
LED Lighting
305
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
305
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
307
License Plate Lamp
308
Replacement Bulbs
309
Electrical System
309
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
309
Electrical System Overload
309
Fuses
310
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
310
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
314
Wheels and Tires
316
Tires
316
All-Season Tires
317
Winter Tires
317
Summer Tires
318
Tire Sidewall Labeling
318
Tire Designations
320
Tire Terminology and Definitions
321
Tire Pressure
324
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
325
Tire Pressure Monitor System
325
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
326
Tire Inspection
330
Tire Rotation
330
When It Is Time for New Tires
331
Buying New Tires
332
Different Size Tires and Wheels
333
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
334
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
335
Wheel Replacement
336
Tire Chains
337
If a Tire Goes Flat
337
Tire Changing
339
Compact Spare Tire
344
Jump Starting
345
Jump Starting (On-board with eAssist Only)
345
Jump Starting (with or without eAssist)
346
Towing the Vehicle
349
Recreational Vehicle Towing
350
Appearance Care
351
Exterior Care
351
Interior Care
356
Floor Mats
360
Service and Maintenance
361
General Information
361
Maintenance Schedule
362
Special Application Services
368
Additional Maintenance and Care
369
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
372
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
372
Maintenance Replacement Parts
373
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
410
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
418
Index_T
419
Index_U
420
Index_V
420
Index_W
420

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Impala Manual

What contains the 2014 Impala manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Impala, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Impala owners can do

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