2014 Chevrolet Spark Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
4.94 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
5
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Second Row Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Vehicle Features
17
Radio(s)
17
Satellite Radio
17
Portable Audio Devices
18
Bluetooth®
18
Steering Wheel Controls
18
Cruise Control
19
Driver Information Center (DIC)
19
Power Outlets
20
Performance and Maintenance
20
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
20
Tire Pressure Monitor
21
Engine Oil Life System
21
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
21
Roadside Assistance Program
22
OnStar®
22
Keys, Doors, and Windows
23
Keys and Locks
23
Keys
23
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
24
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
25
Door Locks
27
Central Locking System
28
Door Ajar Reminder
28
Delayed Locking
28
Automatic Door Locks
29
Lockout Protection
29
Safety Locks
29
Doors
30
Liftgate
30
Vehicle Security
32
Vehicle Alarm System
32
Immobilizer
33
Immobilizer Operation
33
Exterior Mirrors
34
Convex Mirrors
34
Manual Mirrors
34
Power Mirrors
34
Folding Mirrors
35
Interior Mirrors
35
Interior Rearview Mirrors
35
Manual Rearview Mirror
35
Windows
35
Power Windows
36
Sun Visors
37
Seats and Restraints
39
Head Restraints
40
Front Seats
41
Seat Adjustment
41
Reclining Seatbacks
42
Front Seat Armrest
43
Heated Front Seats
44
Rear Seats
44
Safety Belts
47
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
48
Lap-Shoulder Belt
49
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
53
Safety Belt Extender
54
Safety System Check
54
Safety Belt Care
54
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
54
Airbag System
55
Where Are the Airbags?
57
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
60
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
60
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
61
Passenger Sensing System
62
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
66
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Airbag System Check
68
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
68
Child Restraints
69
Older Children
69
Infants and Young Children
71
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
75
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
76
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
83
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
83
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
86
Storage
91
Storage Compartments
91
Glove Box
91
Additional Storage Features
91
Cargo Cover
91
Shopping Bag Hooks
92
Cargo Net
92
Roof Rack System
93
Instruments and Controls
95
Controls
96
Steering Wheel Adjustment
96
Steering Wheel Controls
96
Horn
96
Windshield Wiper/Washer
97
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
98
Clock
99
Power Outlets
100
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
101
Instrument Cluster
102
Speedometer
103
Odometer
103
Trip Odometer
103
Tachometer
103
Fuel Gauge
103
Safety Belt Reminders
104
Airbag Readiness Light
104
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
105
Charging System Light
106
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
106
Service Vehicle Soon Light
109
Owner Manual Indicator
109
Brake System Warning Light
109
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
110
Up-Shift Light
111
Power Steering Warning Light
111
Traction Off Light
111
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
111
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
112
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
112
Tire Pressure Light
113
Engine Oil Pressure Light
113
Low Fuel Warning Light
113
Immobilizer Light
114
Reduced Engine Power Light
114
High-Beam On Light
114
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
114
Front Fog Lamp Light
115
Lamps On Reminder
115
Cruise Control Light
115
Door Ajar Light
115
Information Displays
116
Driver Information Center (DIC)
116
Vehicle Messages
119
Engine Oil Messages
120
Tire Messages
120
Vehicle Personalization
121
Lighting
131
Exterior Lighting
131
Exterior Lamp Controls
131
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
131
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
131
Flash-to-Pass
132
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
132
Automatic Headlamp System
132
Hazard Warning Flashers
133
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
133
Fog Lamps
134
Interior Lighting
135
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
135
Courtesy Lamps
135
Dome Lamps
135
Lighting Features
136
Entry Lighting
136
Exit Lighting
136
Battery Power Protection
136
Infotainment System
137
Introduction
137
Infotainment
137
Theft-Deterrent Feature
138
Overview
139
Home Page (Radio with Touchscreen)
141
Operation
142
Radio
145
AM-FM Radio
145
Satellite Radio
149
Radio Reception
151
Multi-Band Antenna
152
Audio Players
152
USB Port
152
Auxiliary Devices
153
Phone
155
Bluetooth (Overview)
155
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
157
Hands-Free Phone
162
Downloadable Applications
165
Smartphone Link (Overview)
165
Smartphone Link (Pandora)
167
Smartphone Link (Stitcher)
168
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
169
Pictures and Movies (Audio System)
169
Pictures and Movies (Picture System)
174
Pictures and Movies (Movie System)
176
Trademarks and License Agreements
178
Climate Controls
181
Climate Control Systems
181
Air Vents
183
Maintenance
184
Air Intake
184
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
184
Driving and Operating
185
Driving Information
186
Distracted Driving
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunk Driving
187
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
187
Off-Road Recovery
188
Loss of Control
188
Driving on Wet Roads
189
Highway Hypnosis
190
Hill and Mountain Roads
190
Winter Driving
191
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
192
Vehicle Load Limits
193
Starting and Operating
197
New Vehicle Break-In
197
Ignition Positions
198
Starting the Engine
199
Engine Heater
201
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
202
Shifting Into Park
202
Shifting out of Park
203
Parking
203
Parking over Things That Burn
204
Engine Exhaust
204
Running the Vehicle While Parked
205
Automatic Transmission
205
Manual Transmission
207
Brakes
209
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
209
Parking Brake
210
Brake Assist
210
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
210
Ride Control Systems
211
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
211
Cruise Control
213
Driver Assistance Systems
216
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
216
Fuel
218
Recommended Fuel
218
Gasoline Specifications
219
California Fuel Requirements
219
Fuels in Foreign Countries
219
Fuel Additives
220
Filling the Tank
220
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
222
Trailer Towing
222
General Towing Information
222
Conversions and Add-Ons
223
Add-On Electrical Equipment
223
Vehicle Care
225
General Information
226
California Proposition 65 Warning
226
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
227
Accessories and Modifications
227
Vehicle Checks
227
Doing Your Own Service Work
227
Hood
228
Engine Compartment Overview
230
Engine Oil
231
Engine Oil Life System
233
Automatic Transmission Fluid
234
Manual Transmission Fluid
235
Hydraulic Clutch
235
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
235
Cooling System
236
Engine Coolant
237
Engine Overheating
240
Washer Fluid
242
Brakes
242
Brake Fluid
243
Battery
245
Starter Switch Check
246
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
246
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
246
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
247
Wiper Blade Replacement
247
Headlamp Aiming
248
Bulb Replacement
249
Halogen Bulbs
249
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
249
Fog Lamps
250
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
250
License Plate Lamp
251
Replacement Bulbs
252
Electrical System
252
Electrical System Overload
252
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
253
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
253
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
257
Wheels and Tires
259
Tires
259
All-Season Tires
260
Winter Tires
260
Summer Tires
261
Tire Sidewall Labeling
261
Tire Designations
262
Tire Terminology and Definitions
263
Tire Pressure
266
Tire Pressure Monitor System
267
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
268
Tire Inspection
271
Tire Rotation
271
When It Is Time for New Tires
272
Buying New Tires
273
Different Size Tires and Wheels
275
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
275
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
277
Wheel Replacement
277
Tire Chains
278
If a Tire Goes Flat
278
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
279
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
287
Jump Starting
288
Towing the Vehicle
290
Recreational Vehicle Towing
291
Appearance Care
293
Exterior Care
293
Interior Care
298
Floor Mats
301
Service and Maintenance
303
General Information
303
Maintenance Schedule
304
Special Application Services
310
Additional Maintenance and Care
311
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
314
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
314
Maintenance Replacement Parts
315
Maintenance Records
317
Technical Data
321
Vehicle Identification
321
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
321
Service Parts Identification Label
321
Vehicle Data
322
Capacities and Specifications
322
Engine Drive Belt Routing
323
Customer Information
325
Customer Information
325
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
325
Customer Assistance Offices
327
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
328
Online Owner Center
328
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
329
Roadside Assistance Program
329
Scheduling Service Appointments
331
Courtesy Transportation Program
331
Collision Damage Repair
333
Service Publications Ordering Information
335
Reporting Safety Defects
336
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
336
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
337
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
337
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
337
Event Data Recorders
338
OnStar®
338
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
339
Radio Frequency Statement
339
OnStar
341
OnStar Overview
341
OnStar Services
342
Emergency
342
Security
342
Navigation
342
Connections
343
Diagnostics
345
OnStar Additional Information
345
Index
351
Index_A
351
Index_B
351
Index_C
352
Index_D
353
Index_E
353
Index_F
354
Index_G
354
Index_H
355
Index_I
355
Index_J
355
Index_K
355
Index_L
355
Index_M
356
Index_N
357
Index_O
357
Index_P
357
Index_R
358
Index_S
359
Index_T
360
Index_U
361
Index_V
361
Index_W
361

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Spark Manual

What contains the 2014 Spark manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Spark, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Spark

Where to download the 2014 Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Spark 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 Spark (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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