2014 Chevrolet Ss Owner's Manual

2014 Chevrolet Ss owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Ss
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.71 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet SS Sedan Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
5
Instrument Panel
6
Instrument Panel Overview
6
Initial Drive Information
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
8
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
9
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
10
Memory Features
11
Heated and Ventilated Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
12
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
15
Climate Controls
16
Transmission
17
Vehicle Features
17
Steering Wheel Controls
17
Cruise Control
18
Driver Information Center (DIC)
18
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
19
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
19
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
19
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
19
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
19
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
20
Power Outlets
20
Sunroof
20
Performance and Maintenance
21
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
21
Tire Pressure Monitor
21
Engine Oil Life System
22
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
22
Battery
23
Roadside Assistance Program
23
OnStar®
23
Keys, Doors, and Windows
25
Keys and Locks
25
Keys
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
27
Remote Vehicle Start
32
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
35
Safety Locks
36
Doors
36
Trunk
36
Vehicle Security
38
Vehicle Alarm System
38
Immobilizer
39
Immobilizer Operation
39
Exterior Mirrors
40
Convex Mirrors
40
Power Mirrors
40
Folding Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
41
Automatic Dimming Mirror
41
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
41
Interior Mirrors
41
Interior Rearview Mirrors
41
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
41
Windows
42
Power Windows
42
Sun Visors
43
Roof
44
Sunroof
44
Seats and Restraints
45
Head Restraints
46
Front Seats
47
Power Seat Adjustment
47
Lumbar Adjustment
48
Reclining Seatbacks
48
Memory Seats
49
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
50
Rear Seats
51
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
51
Safety Belts
52
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
53
Lap-Shoulder Belt
54
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
56
Safety Belt Extender
56
Safety System Check
56
Safety Belt Care
57
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
57
Airbag System
58
Where Are the Airbags?
59
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
62
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
62
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
63
Passenger Sensing System
64
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
68
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
69
Airbag System Check
69
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
70
Child Restraints
70
Older Children
70
Infants and Young Children
72
Child Restraint Systems
75
Where to Put the Restraint
76
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
78
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
83
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
83
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
85
Storage
89
Storage Compartments
89
Glove Box
89
Cupholders
89
Center Console Storage
90
Additional Storage Features
91
Convenience Net
91
Instruments and Controls
93
Controls
94
Steering Wheel Adjustment
94
Steering Wheel Controls
94
Horn
95
Windshield Wiper/Washer
95
Clock
96
Power Outlets
96
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
98
Instrument Cluster
99
Speedometer
100
Odometer
100
Trip Odometer
100
Tachometer
100
Fuel Gauge
100
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
101
Safety Belt Reminders
101
Airbag Readiness Light
102
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
103
Charging System Light
103
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
104
Service Vehicle Soon Light
106
Brake System Warning Light
106
Electric Parking Brake Light
107
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
107
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
108
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
108
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
108
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
109
Traction Off Light
109
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
109
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
110
Tire Pressure Light
110
Engine Oil Pressure Light
110
Low Fuel Warning Light
111
Security Light
111
High-Beam On Light
112
Front Fog Lamp Light
112
Lamps On Reminder
112
Cruise Control Light
112
Door Ajar Light
112
Information Displays
113
Driver Information Center (DIC)
113
Head-Up Display (HUD)
115
Vehicle Messages
118
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
118
Brake System Messages
118
Cruise Control Messages
119
Door Ajar Messages
119
Engine Cooling System Messages
119
Engine Oil Messages
120
Engine Power Messages
120
Fuel System Messages
120
Key and Lock Messages
121
Lamp Messages
121
Object Detection System Messages
121
Ride Control System Messages
123
Security Messages
123
Service Vehicle Messages
123
Tire Messages
123
Transmission Messages
124
Vehicle Reminder Messages
124
Washer Fluid Messages
124
Window Messages
124
Vehicle Personalization
125
Lighting
131
Exterior Lighting
131
Exterior Lamp Controls
131
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
131
Flash-to-Pass
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
132
Automatic Headlamp System
132
Hazard Warning Flashers
133
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
133
Fog Lamps
133
Interior Lighting
134
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
134
Dome Lamps
134
Reading Lamps
134
Lighting Features
135
Entry Lighting
135
Exit Lighting
135
Battery Power Protection
135
Infotainment System
137
Introduction
138
Infotainment
138
Overview
138
Using the System
142
Software Updates
147
Radio
147
AM-FM Radio
147
Radio Data System (RDS)
150
Satellite Radio
151
Radio Reception
156
Backglass Antenna
157
Multi-Band Antenna
157
Quick Info
158
Pandora Internet Radio
158
Stitcher Internet Radio
163
Pictures
167
Audio Players
168
CD Player
168
USB
170
Auxiliary Devices
176
Bluetooth Audio
177
Navigation
178
Using the Navigation System
178
Maps
182
Navigation Symbols
182
Destination
184
OnStar® Destination Download
195
Configure Menu
196
Global Positioning System (GPS)
202
Vehicle Positioning
202
Problems with Route Guidance
203
If the System Needs Service
204
Map Data Updates
204
Database Coverage Explanations
204
Voice Recognition
204
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
211
Bluetooth
211
Text Messaging
218
Trademarks and License Agreements
221
Climate Controls
227
Climate Control Systems
227
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
227
Air Vents
232
Maintenance
232
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
232
Driving and Operating
233
Driving Information
234
Distracted Driving
234
Defensive Driving
235
Drunk Driving
235
Control of a Vehicle
235
Braking
235
Steering
236
Off-Road Recovery
236
Loss of Control
237
Track Events and Competitive Driving
237
Driving on Wet Roads
238
Highway Hypnosis
239
Hill and Mountain Roads
239
Winter Driving
240
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
242
Vehicle Load Limits
242
Starting and Operating
247
New Vehicle Break-In
247
Ignition Positions
247
Starting the Engine
249
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
250
Shifting Into Park
250
Shifting out of Park
251
Parking over Things That Burn
253
Engine Exhaust
253
Running the Vehicle While Parked
254
Automatic Transmission
254
Manual Mode
256
Brakes
258
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
258
Electric Parking Brake
259
Brake Assist
261
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
261
Ride Control Systems
262
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
262
Competitive Driving Mode
263
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
264
Cruise Control
264
Driver Assistance Systems
267
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
268
Assistance Systems for Driving
272
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
272
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
274
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
276
Fuel
278
Recommended Fuel
278
Gasoline Specifications
279
California Fuel Requirements
279
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Fuel Additives
280
Filling the Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
281
Trailer Towing
282
Conversions and Add-Ons
282
Add-On Electrical Equipment
282
Vehicle Care
283
General Information
284
California Proposition 65 Warning
284
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
284
Accessories and Modifications
284
Vehicle Checks
285
Doing Your Own Service Work
285
Hood
286
Engine Compartment Overview
287
Engine Oil
288
Engine Oil Life System
290
Automatic Transmission Fluid
291
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
292
Cooling System
293
Engine Coolant
294
Engine Overheating
298
Washer Fluid
299
Brakes
300
Brake Fluid
301
Battery
302
Rear Axle
303
Starter Switch Check
303
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
304
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
304
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
305
Wiper Blade Replacement
305
Windshield Replacement
306
Headlamp Aiming
306
Bulb Replacement
306
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
306
License Plate Lamp
307
Replacement Bulbs
307
Electrical System
308
Electrical System Overload
308
Fuses
308
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
309
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
311
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
314
Wheels and Tires
316
Tires
316
Winter Tires
317
Low-Profile Tires
317
Summer Tires
318
Tire Sidewall Labeling
318
Tire Designations
319
Tire Terminology and Definitions
320
Tire Pressure
323
Tire Pressure Monitor System
324
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
325
Tire Inspection
328
Tire Rotation
329
When It Is Time for New Tires
330
Buying New Tires
331
Different Size Tires and Wheels
332
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
334
Wheel Replacement
334
Tire Chains
335
If a Tire Goes Flat
336
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
338
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
344
Tire Changing
345
Full-Size Spare Tire
350
Jump Starting
351
Towing the Vehicle
353
Recreational Vehicle Towing
354
Appearance Care
354
Exterior Care
354
Interior Care
359
Floor Mats
363
Service and Maintenance
365
General Information
365
Maintenance Schedule
366
Special Application Services
372
Additional Maintenance and Care
372
Recommended Fluids
376
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
376
Maintenance Replacement Parts
377
Maintenance Records
378
Technical Data
381
Vehicle Identification
381
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
381
Service Parts Identification Label
381
Vehicle Data
382
Capacities and Specifications
382
Engine Drive Belt Routing
383
Customer Information
385
Customer Information
385
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
385
Customer Assistance Offices
387
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
388
Online Owner Center
388
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
389
Roadside Assistance Program
389
Scheduling Service Appointments
391
Courtesy Transportation Program
391
Collision Damage Repair
393
Service Publications Ordering Information
395
Reporting Safety Defects
396
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
396
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
397
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
397
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
397
Event Data Recorders
398
OnStar®
398
Infotainment System
399
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
399
Radio Frequency Statement
399
OnStar
401
OnStar Overview
401
OnStar Services
402
Emergency
402
Security
402
Navigation
402
Connections
403
Diagnostics
405
OnStar Additional Information
405
Index
411
Index_A
411
Index_B
412
Index_C
412
Index_D
413
Index_E
414
Index_F
414
Index_G
415
Index_H
415
Index_I
415
Index_J
416
Index_K
416
Index_L
416
Index_M
417
Index_N
417
Index_O
418
Index_P
418
Index_Q
419
Index_R
419
Index_S
419
Index_T
421
Index_U
422
Index_V
422
Index_W
422

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