2014 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2014 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
6.21 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban 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
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
15
Second Row Seats
16
Third Row Seats
16
Heated and Ventilated Seats
16
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
20
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
20
Exterior Lighting
21
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
24
Four-Wheel Drive
25
Vehicle Features
26
Radio(s)
26
Satellite Radio
28
Portable Audio Devices
28
Bluetooth®
28
Steering Wheel Controls
28
Cruise Control
29
Navigation System
29
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
30
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
30
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
30
Power Outlets
30
Universal Remote System
30
Sunroof
31
Performance and Maintenance
32
StabiliTrak® System
32
Tire Pressure Monitor
32
Engine Oil Life System
32
E85 or FlexFuel
33
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
33
Roadside Assistance Program
34
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
36
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
41
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
42
Doors
43
Liftgate
43
Power Assist Steps
46
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Manual Mirrors
50
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
51
Heated Mirrors
52
Automatic Dimming Mirror
52
Park Tilt Mirrors
52
Interior Mirrors
53
Manual Rearview Mirror
53
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
53
Windows
54
Power Windows
54
Sun Visors
55
Roof
56
Sunroof
56
Seats and Restraints
57
Head Restraints
58
Front Seats
59
Seat Adjustment
59
Center Seat
59
Power Seat Adjustment
59
Lumbar Adjustment
60
Reclining Seatbacks
60
Memory Seats
62
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
63
Rear Seats
65
Heated Rear Seats
65
Second Row Seats
66
Third Row Seats
70
Safety Belts
73
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
74
Lap-Shoulder Belt
75
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
80
Lap Belt
80
Safety Belt Extender
81
Safety System Check
81
Safety Belt Care
82
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
82
Airbag System
83
Where Are the Airbags?
84
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
86
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
87
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
87
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
88
Passenger Sensing System
89
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
94
Airbag System Check
95
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
95
Child Restraints
96
Older Children
96
Infants and Young Children
98
Child Restraint Systems
100
Where to Put the Restraint
102
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
103
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
110
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat Position)
110
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position)
110
Securing Child Restraints (Front Outboard Seat Position)
114
Storage
117
Storage Compartments
117
Glove Box
117
Cupholders
117
Armrest Storage
117
Rear Storage
118
Center Console Storage
118
Additional Storage Features
118
Cargo Cover
118
Roof Rack System
119
Instruments and Controls
121
Controls
122
Steering Wheel Adjustment
122
Steering Wheel Controls
122
Horn
124
Windshield Wiper/Washer
124
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
125
Compass
125
Clock
127
Power Outlets
128
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
130
Instrument Cluster
131
Speedometer
132
Odometer
132
Trip Odometer
132
Tachometer
132
Fuel Gauge
132
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
133
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
134
Voltmeter Gauge
135
Safety Belt Reminders
136
Airbag Readiness Light
136
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
137
Charging System Light
138
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
139
Brake System Warning Light
141
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
142
Tow/Haul Mode Light
142
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
143
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
143
Tire Pressure Light
143
Engine Oil Pressure Light
144
Low Fuel Warning Light
144
Security Light
145
High-Beam On Light
145
Front Fog Lamp Light
145
Cruise Control Light
145
Information Displays
146
Driver Information Center (DIC)
146
Vehicle Messages
154
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
154
Brake System Messages
155
Door Ajar Messages
155
Engine Cooling System Messages
156
Engine Oil Messages
157
Engine Power Messages
158
Fuel System Messages
158
Key and Lock Messages
158
Lamp Messages
158
Object Detection System Messages
159
Ride Control System Messages
160
Airbag System Messages
161
Security Messages
161
Tire Messages
161
Transmission Messages
162
Vehicle Reminder Messages
163
Washer Fluid Messages
164
Vehicle Personalization
164
Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons)
164
Universal Remote System
172
Universal Remote System Programming
172
Universal Remote System Operation
177
Lighting
179
Exterior Lighting
179
Exterior Lamp Controls
179
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
180
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
180
Flash-to-Pass
180
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
181
Automatic Headlamp System
181
Hazard Warning Flashers
183
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
183
Fog Lamps
184
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
184
Interior Lighting
185
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
185
Dome Lamps
185
Reading Lamps
186
Lighting Features
186
Entry Lighting
186
Exit Lighting
186
Battery Load Management
186
Battery Power Protection
187
Infotainment System
189
Introduction
189
Infotainment
189
Theft-Deterrent Feature
190
Overview (Radio with CD (MP3))
191
Overview (Radio with USB, CD, and DVD (MP3))
193
Operation
194
Radio
198
AM-FM Radio
198
Satellite Radio
199
Radio Reception
202
Rear Side Window Antenna
203
Satellite Radio Antenna
204
Audio Players
204
CD Player
204
CD/DVD Player
209
Auxiliary Devices
219
Rear Seat Infotainment
224
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
224
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
234
Phone
236
Bluetooth
236
Trademarks and License Agreements
243
Climate Controls
245
Climate Control Systems
245
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
248
Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate Control Only)
253
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
255
Air Vents
256
Driving and Operating
259
Driving Information
260
Distracted Driving
260
Defensive Driving
261
Drunk Driving
261
Control of a Vehicle
261
Braking
261
Steering
262
Off-Road Recovery
262
Loss of Control
263
Off-Road Driving
263
Driving on Wet Roads
268
Highway Hypnosis
269
Hill and Mountain Roads
269
Winter Driving
270
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
272
Vehicle Load Limits
273
Starting and Operating
278
New Vehicle Break-In
278
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
278
Ignition Positions
279
Starting the Engine
280
Engine Heater
282
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
282
Shifting Into Park
283
Shifting out of Park
284
Parking over Things That Burn
285
Active Fuel Management®
285
Engine Exhaust
285
Running the Vehicle While Parked
286
Automatic Transmission
286
Manual Mode
289
Tow/Haul Mode
290
Drive Systems
291
Four-Wheel Drive (Two Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
291
Four-Wheel Drive (Single Speed Automatic Transfer Case)
296
Brakes
298
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
298
Parking Brake
299
Brake Assist
299
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
299
Ride Control Systems
300
StabiliTrak® System
300
Locking Rear Axle
303
Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
303
Automatic Level Control
303
Cruise Control
304
Object Detection Systems
306
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
306
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
307
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
309
Fuel
313
Recommended Fuel
313
Gasoline Specifications
314
California Fuel Requirements
314
Fuels in Foreign Countries
314
Fuel Additives
315
E85 or FlexFuel
315
Filling the Tank
316
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
317
Towing
318
General Towing Information
318
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
318
Trailer Towing
321
Towing Equipment
325
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
334
Conversions and Add-Ons
335
Add-On Electrical Equipment
335
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
336
Vehicle Care
341
General Information
342
California Proposition 65 Warning
342
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
343
Accessories and Modifications
343
Vehicle Checks
343
Doing Your Own Service Work
343
Hood
344
Engine Compartment Overview
345
Engine Oil
346
Engine Oil Life System
349
Automatic Transmission Fluid
350
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
353
Cooling System
354
Engine Coolant
355
Engine Overheating
358
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
359
Engine Fan
360
Power Steering Fluid
360
Washer Fluid
361
Brakes
361
Brake Fluid
362
Battery
364
Four-Wheel Drive
365
Front Axle
365
Rear Axle
366
Starter Switch Check
367
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
367
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
367
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
368
Wiper Blade Replacement
368
Glass Replacement
369
Headlamp Aiming
369
Bulb Replacement
370
Halogen Bulbs
370
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
370
License Plate Lamp
371
Replacement Bulbs
371
Electrical System
372
Electrical System Overload
372
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
372
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
373
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
377
Wheels and Tires
380
Tires
380
All-Season Tires
381
Winter Tires
382
Summer Tires
382
All-Terrain Tires
382
Tire Sidewall Labeling
383
Tire Designations
385
Tire Terminology and Definitions
387
Tire Pressure
389
Tire Pressure Monitor System
391
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
392
Tire Inspection
394
Tire Rotation
395
When It Is Time for New Tires
396
Buying New Tires
397
Different Size Tires and Wheels
398
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
399
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
400
Wheel Replacement
401
Tire Chains
401
If a Tire Goes Flat
402
Tire Changing
404
Secondary Latch System
413
Full-Size Spare Tire
416
Jump Starting
417
Towing the Vehicle
421
Recreational Vehicle Towing
422
Appearance Care
427
Exterior Care
427
Interior Care
430
Floor Mats
433
Service and Maintenance
435
General Information
435
Maintenance Schedule
436
Special Application Services
442
Additional Maintenance and Care
442
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
446
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
446
Maintenance Replacement Parts
448
Maintenance Records
449
Technical Data
453
Vehicle Identification
453
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
453
Service Parts Identification Label
453
Vehicle Data
454
Capacities and Specifications
454
Engine Drive Belt Routing
456
Customer Information
457
Customer Information
457
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
457
Customer Assistance Offices
459
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
460
Online Owner Center
460
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
461
Roadside Assistance Program
461
Scheduling Service Appointments
463
Courtesy Transportation Program
463
Collision Damage Repair
465
Service Publications Ordering Information
467
Reporting Safety Defects
468
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
468
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
469
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
469
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
469
Event Data Recorders
470
OnStar®
470
Navigation System
471
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
471
Radio Frequency Statement
471
OnStar
473
OnStar Overview
473
OnStar Services
474
Emergency
474
Security
474
Navigation
474
Connections
475
Diagnostics
477
OnStar Additional Information
477
Index
481
Index_A
481
Index_B
482
Index_C
482
Index_D
483
Index_E
484
Index_F
484
Index_G
485
Index_H
485
Index_I
486
Index_J
486
Index_K
486
Index_L
486
Index_M
487
Index_N
488
Index_O
488
Index_P
488
Index_R
489
Index_S
490
Index_T
491
Index_U
492
Index_V
492
Index_W
492

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2014 Suburban manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Suburban
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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