2014 Chevrolet Volt Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.86 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Chevrolet VOLT Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Start
11
Door Locks
11
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
22
Infotainment System
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Battery and Efficiency
25
High Voltage Safety Information
25
Charging
25
Fueling
29
Total Vehicle Range
29
Regenerative Braking
30
Service
30
Performance and Maintenance
30
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
31
Engine Oil Life System
31
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
32
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 Start
42
Door Locks
44
Power Door Locks
45
Delayed Locking
46
Automatic Door Locks
46
Lockout Protection
46
Safety Locks
46
Doors
47
Hatch
47
Vehicle Security
48
Vehicle Alarm System
48
Immobilizer
49
Immobilizer Operation
49
Exterior Mirrors
50
Convex Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
51
Folding Mirrors
51
Heated Mirrors
51
Interior Mirrors
51
Interior Rearview Mirrors
51
Manual Rearview Mirror
51
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
51
Windows
52
Power Windows
52
Sun Visors
54
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Seat Adjustment
57
Reclining Seatbacks
58
Heated Front Seats
59
Rear Seats
61
Safety Belts
63
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
64
Lap-Shoulder Belt
65
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
68
Safety Belt Extender
69
Safety System Check
69
Safety Belt Care
69
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
70
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
75
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Airbag System Check
83
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
83
Child Restraints
84
Older Children
84
Infants and Young Children
86
Child Restraint Systems
88
Where to Put the Restraint
90
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
91
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
98
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
101
Storage
105
Storage Compartments
105
Instrument Panel Storage
105
Glove Box
106
Floor Console Storage
106
Umbrella Storage
108
Additional Storage Features
108
Cargo Cover
108
Instruments and Controls
109
Instrument Panel Overview
111
Controls
113
Steering Wheel Adjustment
113
Steering Wheel Controls
113
Horn
114
Pedestrian Friendly Alert
114
Windshield Wiper/Washer
114
Power Outlets
116
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
116
Instrument Cluster
117
Speedometer
122
Odometer
122
Trip Odometer
122
Compass
122
Battery Gauge (High Voltage)
122
Fuel Gauge
123
Driver Efficiency Gauge
123
Total Vehicle Range
123
Safety Belt Reminders
124
Airbag Readiness Light
125
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
125
Charging System Light (12-Volt Battery)
126
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
127
Brake System Warning Light
129
Electric Parking Brake Light
130
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
130
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
130
Sport Mode Light
131
Mountain Mode Light
131
Hold Mode Light
131
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
132
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
132
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
132
Traction Off Light
132
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
133
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
133
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
133
Tire Pressure Light
134
Engine Oil Pressure Light
134
Low Fuel Warning Light
135
Security Light
135
Vehicle Ready Light
135
High-Beam On Light
135
Lamps On Reminder
135
Cruise Control Light
136
Door, Hood, or Hatch Open Light
136
Information Displays
137
Center Stack Display
137
Power Flows
137
Programmable Charging
139
Energy Information
149
Clock
150
Driver Information Center (DIC)
151
Vehicle Messages
153
Battery and Charging Messages
153
Brake System Messages
154
Cruise Control Messages
155
Door Ajar Messages
155
Drive Mode Messages
155
Electric Drive Unit Messages
155
Engine Cooling System Messages
155
Engine Oil Messages
156
Fuel System Messages
156
Key and Lock Messages
157
Lamp Messages
157
Object Detection System Messages
158
Propulsion Power Messages
158
Ride Control System Messages
159
Airbag System Messages
160
Security Messages
160
Service Vehicle Messages
160
Starting the Vehicle Messages
161
Tire Messages
161
Vehicle Reminder Messages
161
Vehicle Speed Messages
161
Vehicle Personalization
162
Universal Remote System
168
Universal Remote System Programming
168
Universal Remote System Operation
171
Lighting
173
Exterior Lighting
173
Exterior Lamp Controls
173
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
173
Flash-to-Pass
173
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
174
Automatic Headlamp System
174
Hazard Warning Flashers
175
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
175
Interior Lighting
176
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
176
Dome Lamps
176
Reading Lamps
177
Lighting Features
177
Entry Lighting
177
Exit Lighting
177
Battery Power Protection
178
Infotainment System
179
Introduction
179
Infotainment
179
Climate Controls
181
Climate Control Systems
181
Automatic Climate Control System
181
Air Vents
188
Driving and Operating
189
Driving Information
190
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
190
Distracted Driving
192
Defensive Driving
193
Drunk Driving
193
Control of a Vehicle
193
Braking
193
Steering
194
Off-Road Recovery
195
Loss of Control
195
Driving on Wet Roads
196
Highway Hypnosis
196
Hill and Mountain Roads
197
Winter Driving
197
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
199
Vehicle Load Limits
200
Starting and Operating
204
New Vehicle Break-In
204
Power Button
204
Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
206
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
207
Shifting Into Park
207
Shifting out of Park
208
Parking over Things That Burn
209
Electric Vehicle Operating Modes
209
System Operation
209
Electric Mode
210
Extended Range Mode
210
Driver Selected Operating Modes
210
Out of Fuel/Engine Unavailable
213
Maintenance Modes
213
Engine Exhaust
215
Running the Vehicle While Parked
216
Electric Drive Unit
216
Brakes
218
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
218
Electric Parking Brake
219
Regenerative Braking
220
Ride Control Systems
221
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
221
Cruise Control
223
Driver Assistance Systems
226
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
226
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
228
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
230
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
233
Charging
235
Plug-In Charging
235
Delayed Charging Override
237
Charging Status Feedback
237
Charge Cord
241
Utility Interruption of Charging
242
Electrical Requirements for Battery Charging
242
Fuel
243
Gasoline Specifications
244
California Fuel Requirements
244
Fuels in Foreign Countries
244
Fuel Additives
244
Filling the Tank
245
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
247
Trailer Towing
247
General Towing Information
247
Conversions and Add-Ons
248
Add-On Electrical Equipment
248
Vehicle Care
249
General Information
250
California Proposition 65 Warning
250
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
250
Accessories and Modifications
250
Lifting the Vehicle
251
Vehicle Checks
253
Doing Your Own Service Work
253
Hood
255
Engine Compartment Overview
256
Engine Oil
257
Engine Oil Life System
260
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
261
Cooling System (Engine)
262
Cooling System (High Voltage Battery)
263
Cooling System (Power Electronics and Charger Modules)
264
Engine Coolant
265
Engine Overheating
267
Washer Fluid
268
Brakes
268
Brake Fluid
269
Battery
271
Electric Drive Unit Shift Lock Control Function Check
273
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
273
Wiper Blade Replacement
274
Headlamp Aiming
275
Bulb Replacement
275
Halogen Bulbs
275
LED Lighting
275
Headlamps
275
Back-Up Lamps
276
License Plate Lamp
277
Replacement Bulbs
278
Electrical System
278
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
278
Electrical System Overload
278
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
279
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left Side)
283
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right Side)
284
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
286
Wheels and Tires
288
Tires
288
All-Season Tires
289
Winter Tires
289
Summer Tires
290
Tire Sidewall Labeling
290
Tire Designations
291
Tire Terminology and Definitions
292
Tire Pressure
295
Tire Pressure Monitor System
296
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
297
Tire Inspection
300
Tire Rotation
301
When It Is Time for New Tires
302
Buying New Tires
303
Different Size Tires and Wheels
305
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
305
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
307
Wheel Replacement
307
Tire Chains
308
If a Tire Goes Flat
309
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
310
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
317
Jump Starting
317
Towing the Vehicle
323
Recreational Vehicle Towing
326
Appearance Care
328
Exterior Care
328
Interior Care
333
Floor Mats
336
Service and Maintenance
339
General Information
339
Maintenance Schedule
340
Special Application Services
345
Additional Maintenance and Care
345
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
348
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
348
Maintenance Replacement Parts
349
Maintenance Records
350
Technical Data
353
Vehicle Identification
353
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
353
Service Parts Identification Label
353
Vehicle Data
354
Capacities and Specifications
354
Engine Drive Belt Routing
356
Customer Information
357
Customer Information
357
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
357
Customer Assistance Offices
359
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
360
Online Owner Center
360
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
361
Roadside Assistance Program
361
Scheduling Service Appointments
363
Courtesy Transportation Program
364
Collision Damage Repair
365
Service Publications Ordering Information
367
Reporting Safety Defects
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
368
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
369
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
369
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
370
Event Data Recorders
370
OnStar®
371
Infotainment System
371
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
371
Radio Frequency Statement
371
OnStar
373
OnStar Overview
373
OnStar Services
374
Emergency
374
Security
374
Navigation
374
Connections
375
Diagnostics
377
OnStar Additional Information
377
Index
383
Index_A
383
Index_B
383
Index_C
384
Index_D
385
Index_E
385
Index_F
386
Index_G
387
Index_H
387
Index_I
387
Index_J
388
Index_K
388
Index_L
388
Index_M
389
Index_N
389
Index_O
389
Index_P
390
Index_R
390
Index_S
391
Index_T
392
Index_U
393
Index_V
393
Index_W
393

FAQ about the 2014 Chevrolet Volt Manual

What contains the 2014 Volt manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Volt owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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