2014 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
7.09 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 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
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
16
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
16
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
19
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
21
Exterior Lighting
21
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
25
Four-Wheel Drive
26
Vehicle Features
27
Radio(s)
27
Satellite Radio
28
Portable Audio Devices
28
Bluetooth®
28
Steering Wheel Controls
29
Cruise Control
30
Infotainment System
30
Driver Information Center (DIC)
30
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
31
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
31
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
31
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
31
Power Outlets
31
Universal Remote System
32
Sunroof
32
Performance and Maintenance
33
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
33
Tire Pressure Monitor
33
Engine Oil Life System
34
E85 or FlexFuel
34
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
34
Roadside Assistance Program
35
OnStar®
35
Keys, Doors, and Windows
37
Keys and Locks
37
Keys
37
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
39
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
39
Remote Vehicle Start
42
Door Locks
43
Power Door Locks
44
Delayed Locking
44
Automatic Door Locks
45
Lockout Protection
45
Safety Locks
45
Doors
46
Tailgate
46
Vehicle Security
47
Vehicle Alarm System
47
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Manual Mirrors
49
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
51
Heated Mirrors
52
Automatic Dimming Mirror
52
Blind Spot Mirrors
52
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
53
Interior Mirrors
54
Interior Rearview Mirrors
54
Manual Rearview Mirror
54
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
54
Windows
54
Manual Windows
55
Power Windows
55
Rear Windows
57
Sun Visors
58
Roof
58
Sunroof
58
Seats and Restraints
61
Head Restraints
62
Front Seats
63
Seat Adjustment
63
Center Seat
63
Power Seat Adjustment
64
Lumbar Adjustment
64
Reclining Seatbacks
65
Memory Seats
66
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
68
Rear Seats
70
Rear Seats (Double Cab Full Bench)
70
Rear Seats (Split Bench)
71
Safety Belts
72
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
73
Lap-Shoulder Belt
74
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
79
Lap Belt
79
Safety Belt Extender
80
Safety System Check
80
Safety Belt Care
80
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
81
Airbag System
81
Where Are the Airbags?
83
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
85
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
86
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
87
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
87
Airbag On-Off Switch
88
Passenger Sensing System
90
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
95
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
95
Airbag System Check
96
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
96
Child Restraints
97
Older Children
97
Infants and Young Children
99
Child Restraint Systems
101
Where to Put the Restraint
103
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
105
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
117
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat Position)
117
Securing Child Restraints (Front Outboard Passenger Seat)
117
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
127
Storage
131
Storage Compartments
131
Instrument Panel Storage
131
Glove Box
132
Cupholders
132
Sunglasses Storage
133
Center Console Storage
133
Floor Console Storage
134
Additional Storage Features
134
Cargo Tie-Downs
134
Instruments and Controls
137
Controls
138
Steering Wheel Adjustment
138
Steering Wheel Controls
139
Heated Steering Wheel
140
Horn
140
Windshield Wiper/Washer
140
Compass
141
Clock
141
Power Outlets
142
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
145
Instrument Cluster
146
Speedometer
149
Odometer
149
Trip Odometer
149
Tachometer
149
Fuel Gauge
150
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
151
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
152
Voltmeter Gauge
152
Safety Belt Reminders
153
Airbag Readiness Light
154
Airbag On-Off Light
154
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
156
Charging System Light
157
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
157
Brake System Warning Light
160
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
161
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
162
Tow/Haul Mode Light
162
Hill Descent Control Light
162
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
162
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
163
Traction Off Light
163
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
163
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
164
Tire Pressure Light
164
Low Fuel Warning Light
165
Security Light
165
High-Beam On Light
165
Front Fog Lamp Light
165
Lamps On Reminder
166
Cruise Control Light
166
Information Displays
166
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
166
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
168
Vehicle Messages
171
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
171
Brake System Messages
172
Compass Messages
172
Door Ajar Messages
173
Engine Cooling System Messages
173
Engine Oil Messages
173
Engine Power Messages
174
Fuel System Messages
174
Key and Lock Messages
175
Lamp Messages
175
Object Detection System Messages
175
Ride Control System Messages
176
Airbag System Messages
177
Security Messages
177
Steering System Messages
177
Tire Messages
178
Transmission Messages
178
Vehicle Reminder Messages
180
Vehicle Speed Messages
181
Washer Fluid Messages
181
Vehicle Personalization
181
Universal Remote System
188
Universal Remote System Programming
188
Universal Remote System Operation
190
Lighting
193
Exterior Lighting
193
Exterior Lamp Controls
193
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
194
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
194
Flash-to-Pass
195
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
195
Automatic Headlamp System
196
Hazard Warning Flashers
196
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
197
Fog Lamps
197
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
198
Interior Lighting
198
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
198
Cargo Lamp
199
Dome Lamps
199
Reading Lamps
199
Lighting Features
200
Entry Lighting
200
Exit Lighting
200
Battery Load Management
200
Battery Power Protection
201
Infotainment System
203
Introduction
203
Infotainment
203
Theft-Deterrent Feature
204
Overview
204
Home Page
207
Software Updates
210
Radio
210
AM-FM Radio
210
Satellite Radio
212
Radio Reception
213
Fixed Mast Antenna
214
Multi-Band Antenna
214
Pandora Internet Radio
214
Audio Players
217
CD Player
217
USB Port
220
SD Card Reader
223
Auxiliary Jack
223
Bluetooth Audio
224
Navigation
225
OnStar® System
225
Voice Recognition
227
Phone
233
Bluetooth (Overview)
233
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
235
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Radio)
239
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Connected Radio)
244
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Connected Radio)
249
Trademarks and License Agreements
250
Climate Controls
257
Climate Control Systems
257
Climate Control Systems (with Heater Only)
257
Climate Control Systems (with Air Conditioning)
259
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
261
Air Vents
264
Maintenance
265
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
265
Driving and Operating
267
Driving Information
268
Distracted Driving
268
Defensive Driving
269
Drunk Driving
269
Control of a Vehicle
269
Braking
269
Steering
270
Off-Road Recovery
271
Loss of Control
271
Off-Road Driving
272
Driving on Wet Roads
277
Highway Hypnosis
277
Hill and Mountain Roads
278
Winter Driving
278
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
280
Vehicle Load Limits
281
Truck-Camper Loading Information
287
Starting and Operating
289
New Vehicle Break-In
289
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
290
Ignition Positions
290
Starting the Engine
292
Fast Idle System
294
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
295
Engine Coolant Heater
295
Shifting Into Park
296
Shifting out of Park
297
Parking (Manual Transmission)
298
Parking over Things That Burn
298
Active Fuel Management®
298
Engine Exhaust
299
Running the Vehicle While Parked
299
Automatic Transmission
300
Manual Mode
303
Tow/Haul Mode
304
Manual Transmission
305
Drive Systems
307
Four-Wheel Drive
307
Brakes
319
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
319
Parking Brake
320
Brake Assist
321
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
322
Ride Control Systems
322
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
322
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
324
Locking Rear Axle
325
Cruise Control
325
Driver Assistance Systems
328
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
329
Assistance Systems for Driving
332
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
332
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
334
Fuel
336
Gasoline Specifications
337
California Fuel Requirements
337
Fuels in Foreign Countries
338
Fuel Additives
338
E85 or FlexFuel
338
Filling the Tank
339
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
341
Trailer Towing
341
General Towing Information
341
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
341
Towing Equipment
355
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
364
Conversions and Add-Ons
365
Add-On Electrical Equipment
365
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
365
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
368
Vehicle Care
371
General Information
372
California Proposition 65 Warning
372
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
373
Accessories and Modifications
373
Vehicle Checks
373
Doing Your Own Service Work
373
Hood
374
Engine Compartment Overview
375
Engine Oil
380
Engine Oil Life System
383
Automatic Transmission Fluid
384
Manual Transmission Fluid
387
Hydraulic Clutch
387
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
388
Cooling System
389
Engine Coolant
390
Engine Overheating
393
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode (6.0L V8 Engine Only)
395
Engine Fan
396
Power Steering Fluid (1500 Series)
396
Power Steering Fluid (2500/3500 Series)
396
Washer Fluid
397
Brakes
398
Brake Fluid
399
Battery
401
Four-Wheel Drive
401
Front Axle
403
Rear Axle
404
Noise Control System
405
Starter Switch Check
406
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
407
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
407
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
407
Wiper Blade Replacement
408
Glass Replacement
408
Headlamp Aiming
409
Bulb Replacement
409
Halogen Bulbs
409
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
409
Fog Lamps
410
Taillamps (Chassis Cab Models)
410
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
411
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
411
License Plate Lamp
412
Replacement Bulbs
412
Electrical System
413
Electrical System Overload
413
Fuses
413
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
413
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
417
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
420
Wheels and Tires
422
Tires
422
All-Season Tires
423
Winter Tires
423
Low-Profile Tires
423
All-Terrain Tires
424
Tire Sidewall Labeling
424
Tire Designations
426
Tire Terminology and Definitions
428
Tire Pressure
431
Tire Pressure Monitor System
432
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
433
Tire Inspection
436
Tire Rotation
437
Dual Tire Rotation
439
When It Is Time for New Tires
439
Buying New Tires
440
Different Size Tires and Wheels
442
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
442
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
444
Wheel Replacement
444
Tire Chains
445
If a Tire Goes Flat
446
Tire Changing
448
Full-Size Spare Tire
458
Jump Starting
459
Towing the Vehicle
464
Recreational Vehicle Towing
464
Appearance Care
467
Exterior Care
467
Interior Care
472
Floor Mats
475
Service and Maintenance
477
General Information
477
Maintenance Schedule
479
Special Application Services
484
Additional Maintenance and Care
485
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
488
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
488
Maintenance Replacement Parts
491
Maintenance Records
492
Technical Data
497
Vehicle Identification
497
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
497
Service Parts Identification Label
497
Vehicle Data
498
Capacities and Specifications
498
Engine Drive Belt Routing
501
Customer Information
503
Customer Information
503
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
503
Customer Assistance Offices
505
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
506
Online Owner Center
506
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
507
Roadside Assistance Program
507
Scheduling Service Appointments
509
Courtesy Transportation Program
509
Collision Damage Repair
511
Service Publications Ordering Information
513
Reporting Safety Defects
514
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
514
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
515
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
515
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
515
Event Data Recorders
516
OnStar®
516
Infotainment System
517
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
517
Radio Frequency Statement
517
OnStar
519
OnStar Overview
519
OnStar Services
520
Emergency
520
Security
520
Navigation
520
Connections
521
Diagnostics
523
OnStar Additional Information
523
Index
529
Index_A
529
Index_B
530
Index_C
530
Index_D
531
Index_E
532
Index_F
533
Index_G
533
Index_H
534
Index_I
534
Index_J
535
Index_K
535
Index_L
535
Index_M
536
Index_N
536
Index_O
537
Index_P
537
Index_R
538
Index_S
538
Index_T
540
Index_U
541
Index_V
541
Index_W
541

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Manual

What contains the 2014 Silverado manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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

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