2015 Chevrolet Cruze Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Cruze owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Cruze
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.89 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warning, and Caution
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Instrument Panel Overview
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
24
Navigation System
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
25
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
25
Parking Assist
25
Power Outlets
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Diesel Particulate Filter
27
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
28
Roadside Assistance Program
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
30
Keys and Locks
30
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
32
Remote Vehicle Start
38
Door Locks
40
Power Door Locks
41
Delayed Locking
41
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
42
Doors
43
Trunk
43
Vehicle Security
45
Vehicle Alarm System
45
Immobilizer
46
Immobilizer Operation
46
Exterior Mirrors
47
Convex Mirrors
47
Manual Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
48
Folding Mirrors
48
Heated Mirrors
48
Interior Mirrors
49
Interior Rearview Mirrors
49
Manual Rearview Mirror
49
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
49
Windows
49
Power Windows
50
Sun Visors
52
Roof
52
Sunroof
52
Seats and Restraints
54
Head Restraints
55
Front Seats
56
Seat Adjustment
56
Power Seat Adjustment
57
Reclining Seatbacks
57
Heated Front Seats
58
Rear Seats
59
Safety Belts
61
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
63
Lap-Shoulder Belt
64
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
66
Safety Belt Extender
67
Safety System Check
67
Safety Belt Care
67
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
67
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
70
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
72
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
73
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
73
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
73
Passenger Sensing System
75
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Airbag System Check
80
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
81
Child Restraints
81
Older Children
81
Infants and Young Children
83
Child Restraint Systems
86
Where to Put the Restraint
88
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
89
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
96
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
96
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
99
Storage
102
Storage Compartments
102
Glove Box
102
Cupholders
102
Center Console Storage
102
Instruments and Controls
104
Controls
105
Steering Wheel Adjustment
105
Steering Wheel Controls
105
Horn
106
Windshield Wiper/Washer
106
Compass
107
Clock
107
Power Outlets
109
Cigarette Lighter
109
Ashtrays
109
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
110
Instrument Cluster
111
Speedometer
113
Odometer
113
Trip Odometer
113
Tachometer
113
Fuel Gauge
113
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
114
Safety Belt Reminders
114
Airbag Readiness Light
115
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
116
Charging System Light
116
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
117
Brake System Warning Light
119
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
120
Up-Shift Light
120
Power Steering Warning Light
121
Traction Off Light
121
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
121
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
122
Wait-to-Start Light
122
Tire Pressure Light
122
Engine Oil Pressure Light
123
Low Fuel Warning Light
123
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Light
124
Security Light
124
Reduced Engine Power Light
124
High-Beam On Light
125
Front Fog Lamp Light
125
Lamps On Reminder
125
Cruise Control Light
125
Door Ajar Light
125
Information Displays
126
Driver Information Center (DIC)
126
Vehicle Messages
130
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
130
Brake System Messages
130
Compass Messages
130
Cruise Control Messages
131
Door Ajar Messages
131
Engine Cooling System Messages
131
Engine Oil Messages
132
Engine Power Messages
132
Fuel System Messages
132
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Messages
132
Diesel Particulate Filter Messages
133
Key and Lock Messages
133
Lamp Messages
134
Object Detection System Messages
134
Ride Control System Messages
135
Airbag System Messages
135
Safety Belt Messages
135
Security Messages
136
Service Vehicle Messages
136
Starting the Vehicle Messages
136
Tire Messages
136
Transmission Messages
137
Vehicle Reminder Messages
137
Vehicle Speed Messages
137
Vehicle Personalization
139
Lighting
146
Exterior Lighting
146
Exterior Lamp Controls
146
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
147
Flash-to-Pass
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
147
Automatic Headlamp System
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
148
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Front Fog Lamps
149
Interior Lighting
150
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
150
Courtesy Lamps
150
Dome Lamps
150
Reading Lamps
150
Lighting Features
151
Entry Lighting
151
Exit Lighting
151
Battery Power Protection
151
Infotainment System
152
Introduction
152
Infotainment
152
Theft-Deterrent Feature
153
Overview
154
Operation
155
Radio
158
AM-FM Radio
158
Satellite Radio
161
Radio Reception
162
Satellite Radio Antenna
163
Multi-Band Antenna
163
Audio Players
164
CD Player
164
Auxiliary Devices
166
Phone
168
Bluetooth (Overview)
168
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
170
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
173
Trademarks and License Agreements
179
Climate Controls
184
Climate Control Systems
184
Automatic Climate Control System
186
Air Vents
189
Maintenance
190
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
190
Service
190
Driving and Operating
192
Driving Information
193
Distracted Driving
193
Defensive Driving
194
Drunk Driving
194
Control of a Vehicle
194
Braking
194
Steering
195
Off-Road Recovery
195
Loss of Control
196
Driving on Wet Roads
196
Hill and Mountain Roads
197
Winter Driving
198
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
199
Vehicle Load Limits
200
Starting and Operating
205
New Vehicle Break-In
205
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
205
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
207
Starting the Engine
209
Engine Heater
212
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
214
Shifting Into Park
214
Shifting out of Park
215
Parking
216
Parking over Things That Burn
216
Engine Exhaust
217
Diesel Particulate Filter
217
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
218
Running the Vehicle While Parked
223
Automatic Transmission
224
Manual Mode
226
Manual Transmission
228
Brakes
229
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
229
Parking Brake
230
Brake Assist
231
Ride Control Systems
232
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
232
Cruise Control
234
Driver Assistance Systems
236
Parking Assist
236
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
238
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
239
Fuel
242
Fuel (Gasoline)
242
California Fuel Requirements
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries
243
Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
243
Fuel for Diesel Engines
244
What Fuel to Use in Canada (Diesel)
249
Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)
250
Water in Fuel (Diesel)
251
Running Out of Fuel (Diesel)
251
Filling the Tank
251
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
253
Trailer Towing
253
General Towing Information
253
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
253
Trailer Towing (Fuel Economy Model or Diesel Engine)
257
Trailer Towing (Except Fuel Economy Model or Diesel Engine)
257
Towing Equipment
258
Conversions and Add-Ons
259
Add-On Electrical Equipment
259
Vehicle Care
260
General Information
261
California Proposition 65 Warning
261
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
262
Accessories and Modifications
262
Vehicle Checks
263
Doing Your Own Service Work
263
Hood
263
Engine Compartment Overview
265
Engine Oil
270
Engine Oil Life System
274
Automatic Transmission Fluid
275
Manual Transmission Fluid
275
Hydraulic Clutch
275
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
276
Cooling System
278
Engine Coolant
279
Engine Overheating
282
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
284
Washer Fluid
284
Brakes
285
Brake Fluid
286
Battery
287
Starter Switch Check
288
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
289
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
289
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
289
Wiper Blade Replacement
290
Headlamp Aiming
291
Bulb Replacement
291
Halogen Bulbs
291
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
291
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
293
License Plate Lamp
295
Replacement Bulbs
296
Electrical System
296
Electrical System Overload
296
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
297
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
297
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
300
Wheels and Tires
302
Tires
302
All-Season Tires
303
Winter Tires
304
Low-Profile Tires
304
Tire Sidewall Labeling
304
Tire Designations
307
Tire Terminology and Definitions
307
Tire Pressure
310
Tire Pressure Monitor System
311
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
312
Tire Inspection
316
Tire Rotation
316
When It Is Time for New Tires
317
Buying New Tires
318
Different Size Tires and Wheels
319
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
320
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
321
Wheel Replacement
322
Tire Chains
322
If a Tire Goes Flat
323
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
325
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
331
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Diesel)
332
Tire Changing
333
Compact Spare Tire
340
Jump Starting
341
Towing the Vehicle
344
Recreational Vehicle Towing
344
Appearance Care
347
Exterior Care
347
Interior Care
352
Floor Mats
356
Service and Maintenance
358
General Information
358
Maintenance Schedule
359
Special Application Services
365
Additional Maintenance and Care
366
Recommended Fluids
369
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
369
Maintenance Replacement Parts
370
Maintenance Records
372
Technical Data
374
Vehicle Identification
374
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
374
Service Parts Identification Label
374
Vehicle Data
375
Capacities and Specifications
375
Engine Drive Belt Routing
377
Customer Information
378
Customer Information
378
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
378
Customer Assistance Offices
380
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
381
Online Owner Center
381
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
382
Roadside Assistance Program
382
Scheduling Service Appointments
384
Courtesy Transportation Program
384
Collision Damage Repair
385
Service Publications Ordering Information
388
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
389
Radio Frequency Statement
389
Reporting Safety Defects
389
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
389
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
390
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
390
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
391
Event Data Recorders
391
Infotainment System
392
OnStar
394
OnStar Overview
394
OnStar Services
395
Emergency
395
Security
396
Navigation
396
Connections
397
Vehicle Diagnostics
399
OnStar Additional Information
399
Index
404
Index_A
404
Index_B
405
Index_C
405
Index_D
406
Index_E
407
Index_F
408
Index_G
408
Index_H
408
Index_I
409
Index_J
409
Index_K
409
Index_L
409
Index_M
410
Index_N
411
Index_O
411
Index_P
412
Index_R
412
Index_S
413
Index_T
414
Index_U
415
Index_V
415
Index_W
416

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Manual

What contains the 2015 Cruze manual?

The Chevrolet Cruze owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Cruze. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Cruze 2015 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Cruze owner manual for the 2015 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Cruze year 2015 free?

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The Chevrolet Cruze (2015) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2015 is available in English.

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