2014 Chevrolet Traverse Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.74 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet Traverse 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
Liftgate
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
14
Second Row Seats
14
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
22
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
25
Portable Audio Devices
26
Bluetooth®
26
Steering Wheel Controls
26
Cruise Control
27
Infotainment System
27
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
28
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
28
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
28
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
29
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
29
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
29
Power Outlets
29
Universal Remote System
30
Sunroof
30
Performance and Maintenance
30
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
31
Engine Oil Life System
31
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
32
Roadside Assistance Program
32
OnStar®
32
Keys, Doors, and Windows
33
Keys and Locks
33
Keys
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
36
Door Locks
38
Power Door Locks
39
Delayed Locking
39
Automatic Door Locks
39
Lockout Protection
39
Safety Locks
40
Doors
40
Liftgate
40
Vehicle Security
44
Vehicle Alarm System
44
Immobilizer
45
Immobilizer Operation
45
Exterior Mirrors
46
Convex Mirrors
46
Power Mirrors
47
Folding Mirrors
47
Heated Mirrors
48
Blind Spot Mirrors
48
Park Tilt Mirrors
49
Interior Mirrors
49
Interior Rearview Mirrors
49
Manual Rearview Mirror
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
50
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
52
Roof
52
Sunroof
52
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Seat Adjustment
57
Power Seat Adjustment
58
Lumbar Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Memory Seats
60
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
62
Rear Seats
63
Third Row Seats
65
Safety Belts
67
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
69
Lap-Shoulder Belt
70
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
75
Safety Belt Extender
75
Safety System Check
75
Safety Belt Care
76
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
76
Airbag System
77
Where Are the Airbags?
79
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
81
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
82
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
82
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
82
Passenger Sensing System
84
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Airbag System Check
89
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
90
Child Restraints
90
Older Children
90
Infants and Young Children
92
Child Restraint Systems
95
Where to Put the Restraint
96
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
98
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
105
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
105
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
107
Storage
111
Storage Compartments
111
Instrument Panel Storage
111
Glove Box
111
Cupholders
111
Armrest Storage
112
Center Console Storage
112
Additional Storage Features
113
Cargo Cover
113
Cargo Tie-Downs
113
Cargo Management System
113
Convenience Net
114
Roof Rack System
114
Instruments and Controls
117
Controls
118
Steering Wheel Adjustment
118
Steering Wheel Controls
118
Heated Steering Wheel
119
Horn
119
Windshield Wiper/Washer
120
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
120
Compass
121
Clock (Radio without Touchscreen)
123
Clock (Radio with Touchscreen)
123
Power Outlets
124
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
126
Instrument Cluster
127
Speedometer
128
Odometer
128
Tachometer
128
Fuel Gauge
128
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
129
Voltmeter Gauge
130
Safety Belt Reminders
130
Airbag Readiness Light
131
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
132
Charging System Light
132
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
133
Brake System Warning Light
136
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
137
Tow/Haul Mode Light
137
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
137
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
138
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
138
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
138
Tire Pressure Light
138
Engine Oil Pressure Light
139
Security Light
139
High-Beam On Light
140
Cruise Control Light
140
Information Displays
140
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
140
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Without DIC Buttons)
146
Vehicle Messages
149
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
149
Brake System Messages
150
Cruise Control Messages
150
Door Ajar Messages
150
Engine Cooling System Messages
151
Engine Oil Messages
151
Engine Power Messages
152
Fuel System Messages
152
Key and Lock Messages
153
Lamp Messages
153
Object Detection System Messages
153
Ride Control System Messages
155
Airbag System Messages
155
Security Messages
155
Service Vehicle Messages
156
Tire Messages
156
Transmission Messages
157
Vehicle Reminder Messages
158
Vehicle Speed Messages
158
Washer Fluid Messages
158
Vehicle Personalization
159
Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons)
159
Universal Remote System
166
Universal Remote System Programming
166
Universal Remote System Operation
169
Lighting
171
Exterior Lighting
171
Exterior Lamp Controls
171
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
172
Flash-to-Pass
172
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
172
Delayed Headlamps
173
Hazard Warning Flashers
173
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
174
Fog Lamps
174
Interior Lighting
175
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
175
Courtesy Lamps
175
Dome Lamps
175
Reading Lamps
176
Lighting Features
176
Entry Lighting
176
Delayed Entry Lighting
176
Delayed Exit Lighting
177
Parade Dimming
177
Battery Load Management
177
Battery Power Protection
178
Infotainment System
179
Introduction
179
Infotainment
179
Theft-Deterrent Feature
180
Overview (Radio without Touchscreen)
181
Overview (Radio with Touchscreen)
183
Operation (Radio without Touchscreen)
184
Operation (Radio with Touchscreen)
186
Radio
189
AM-FM Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
189
AM-FM Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
190
Satellite Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
193
Satellite Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
197
Radio Reception
198
Multi-Band Antenna
199
Audio Players
199
CD Player (Radio without Touchscreen)
199
CD Player (Radio with Touchscreen)
201
MP3 (Radio without Touchscreen)
203
MP3 (Radio with Touchscreen)
209
Auxiliary Devices
213
Rear Seat Infotainment
214
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
214
Rear Audio Controller (RAC)
215
Phone
216
Bluetooth
216
Settings
223
Trademarks and License Agreements
226
Climate Controls
227
Climate Control Systems
227
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
230
Rear Climate Control System
235
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
236
Air Vents
237
Maintenance
238
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
238
Driving and Operating
239
Driving Information
240
Distracted Driving
240
Defensive Driving
241
Drunk Driving
241
Control of a Vehicle
241
Braking
241
Steering
242
Off-Road Recovery
243
Loss of Control
243
Driving on Wet Roads
244
Highway Hypnosis
245
Hill and Mountain Roads
245
Winter Driving
246
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
247
Vehicle Load Limits
248
Starting and Operating
253
New Vehicle Break-In
253
Ignition Positions
253
Starting the Engine
255
Engine Heater
256
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
257
Shifting Into Park
257
Shifting out of Park
259
Parking over Things That Burn
259
Engine Exhaust
260
Running the Vehicle While Parked
260
Automatic Transmission
261
Manual Mode
263
Tow/Haul Mode
264
Drive Systems
264
All-Wheel Drive
264
Brakes
265
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
265
Parking Brake
266
Brake Assist
266
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
267
Ride Control Systems
267
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
267
Cruise Control
269
Driver Assistance Systems
271
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
271
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
273
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
274
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
276
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
280
Fuel
282
Recommended Fuel
282
Gasoline Specifications
283
California Fuel Requirements
283
Fuels in Foreign Countries
283
Fuel Additives
283
Filling the Tank
284
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
285
Trailer Towing
286
General Towing Information
286
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
286
Towing Equipment
291
Conversions and Add-Ons
293
Add-On Electrical Equipment
293
Vehicle Care
295
General Information
296
California Proposition 65 Warning
296
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
296
Accessories and Modifications
296
Vehicle Checks
297
Doing Your Own Service Work
297
Hood
298
Engine Compartment Overview
299
Engine Cover
300
Engine Oil
301
Engine Oil Life System
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid
304
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
305
Cooling System
306
Engine Coolant
306
Engine Overheating
310
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
312
Power Steering Fluid
312
Washer Fluid
313
Brakes
314
Brake Fluid
315
Battery
317
All-Wheel Drive
317
Starter Switch Check
317
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
318
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
318
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
318
Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Headlamp Aiming
320
Bulb Replacement
320
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
320
License Plate Lamp
321
Replacement Bulbs
322
Electrical System
322
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
322
Electrical System Overload
323
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
323
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
324
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
327
Wheels and Tires
330
Tires
330
All-Season Tires
331
Winter Tires
331
Summer Tires
332
Tire Sidewall Labeling
332
Tire Designations
334
Tire Terminology and Definitions
335
Tire Pressure
338
Tire Pressure Monitor System
339
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
340
Tire Inspection
343
Tire Rotation
343
When It Is Time for New Tires
345
Buying New Tires
345
Different Size Tires and Wheels
347
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
348
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
349
Wheel Replacement
349
Tire Chains
350
If a Tire Goes Flat
351
Tire Changing
352
Compact Spare Tire
361
Jump Starting
362
Towing the Vehicle
365
Recreational Vehicle Towing
366
Appearance Care
369
Exterior Care
369
Interior Care
374
Floor Mats
377
Service and Maintenance
379
General Information
379
Maintenance Schedule
380
Special Application Services
386
Additional Maintenance and Care
387
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
390
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
390
Maintenance Replacement Parts
391
Maintenance Records
392
Technical Data
395
Vehicle Identification
395
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
395
Service Parts Identification Label
395
Vehicle Data
396
Capacities and Specifications
396
Engine Drive Belt Routing
398
Customer Information
399
Customer Information
399
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
399
Customer Assistance Offices
401
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
402
Online Owner Center
402
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
403
Roadside Assistance Program
403
Scheduling Service Appointments
405
Courtesy Transportation Program
405
Collision Damage Repair
407
Service Publications Ordering Information
409
Reporting Safety Defects
410
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
410
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
411
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
411
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
411
Event Data Recorders
412
OnStar®
413
Infotainment System
413
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
413
Radio Frequency Statement
413
OnStar
415
OnStar Overview
415
OnStar Services
416
Emergency
416
Security
416
Navigation
416
Connections
417
Diagnostics
419
OnStar Additional Information
419
Index
425
Index_A
425
Index_B
426
Index_C
426
Index_D
427
Index_E
428
Index_F
428
Index_G
429
Index_H
429
Index_I
430
Index_J
430
Index_K
430
Index_L
430
Index_M
431
Index_N
432
Index_O
432
Index_P
432
Index_R
433
Index_S
434
Index_T
435
Index_U
436
Index_V
436
Index_W
437

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse Manual

What contains the 2014 Traverse manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Traverse, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Traverse

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

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