2015 Chevrolet Impala Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Impala owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Impala
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.5 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Impala Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
12
Trunk
13
Windows
14
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
16
Second Row Seats
17
Heated and Ventilated Seats
17
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
18
Passenger Sensing System
18
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
19
Interior Lighting
20
Exterior Lighting
21
Windshield Wiper/Washer
21
Climate Controls
22
Transmission
23
Vehicle Features
24
Infotainment System
24
Radio(s)
24
Satellite Radio
24
Portable Audio Devices
25
Bluetooth®
25
Steering Wheel Controls
25
Cruise Control
26
Driver Information Center (DIC)
26
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
27
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
27
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
27
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
27
Parking Assist
27
Active Emergency Braking System
28
Power Outlets
28
Universal Remote System
28
Sunroof
28
Performance and Maintenance
29
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
29
Tire Pressure Monitor
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
E85 or FlexFuel
31
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
Roadside Assistance Program
32
OnStar®
32
Keys, Doors, and Windows
34
Keys and Locks
34
Keys
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
35
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
36
Remote Vehicle Start
42
Door Locks
44
Power Door Locks
46
Delayed Locking
46
Automatic Door Locks
46
Lockout Protection
46
Safety Locks
47
Doors
48
Trunk
48
Vehicle Security
49
Vehicle Alarm System
49
Immobilizer
51
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
51
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
51
Exterior Mirrors
52
Convex Mirrors
52
Power Mirrors
53
Folding Mirrors
53
Heated Mirrors
53
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
54
Interior Mirrors
54
Interior Rearview Mirrors
54
Manual Rearview Mirror
54
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
54
Windows
54
Power Windows
55
Sun Visors
57
Roof
57
Sunroof
57
Seats and Restraints
60
Head Restraints
61
Front Seats
63
Seat Adjustment
63
Power Seat Adjustment
64
Lumbar Adjustment
65
Reclining Seatbacks
65
Memory Seats
66
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
69
Rear Seats
70
Rear Seat Armrest
71
Safety Belts
72
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
73
Lap-Shoulder Belt
74
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
77
Safety Belt Extender
77
Safety System Check
77
Safety Belt Care
78
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
78
Airbag System
79
Where Are the Airbags?
81
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
83
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
83
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
84
Passenger Sensing System
85
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Airbag System Check
91
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
91
Child Restraints
92
Older Children
92
Infants and Young Children
94
Child Restraint Systems
97
Where to Put the Restraint
98
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
100
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
107
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
109
Storage
112
Storage Compartments
112
Instrument Panel Storage
112
Glove Box
113
Cupholders
113
Center Console Storage
113
Umbrella Storage
114
Additional Storage Features
114
Cargo Management System
114
Convenience Net
115
Instruments and Controls
116
Controls
117
Steering Wheel Adjustment
117
Steering Wheel Controls
118
Heated Steering Wheel
118
Horn
118
Windshield Wiper/Washer
119
Compass
120
Clock (Base Radio)
120
Clock (Uplevel Radio)
121
Power Outlets
121
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
123
Instrument Cluster
124
Speedometer
127
Odometer
127
Trip Odometer
127
Tachometer
127
Fuel Gauge
128
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
129
Safety Belt Reminders
130
Airbag Readiness Light
130
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
131
Charging System Light
132
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
132
Brake System Warning Light
135
Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
136
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
136
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
137
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
137
Traction Off Light
137
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
138
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
138
Tire Pressure Light
138
Engine Oil Pressure Light
139
Low Fuel Warning Light
139
Security Light
140
High-Beam On Light
140
Lamps On Reminder
140
Cruise Control Light
140
Door Ajar Light
141
Information Displays
141
Driver Information Center (DIC)
141
Vehicle Messages
143
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
144
Brake System Messages
144
Compass Messages
144
Cruise Control Messages
145
Door Ajar Messages
145
Engine Cooling System Messages
146
Engine Oil Messages
146
Engine Power Messages
147
Fuel System Messages
147
Key and Lock Messages
147
Lamp Messages
148
Object Detection System Messages
148
Ride Control System Messages
150
Airbag System Messages
150
Security Messages
150
Service Vehicle Messages
150
Starting the Vehicle Messages
151
Tire Messages
151
Transmission Messages
151
Vehicle Reminder Messages
152
Vehicle Speed Messages
152
Washer Fluid Messages
152
Window Messages
152
Vehicle Personalization
153
Universal Remote System
159
Universal Remote System Programming
159
Universal Remote System Operation
162
Lighting
164
Exterior Lighting
164
Exterior Lamp Controls
164
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
164
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
164
Flash-to-Pass
165
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
165
Automatic Headlamp System
165
Hazard Warning Flashers
166
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
166
Interior Lighting
167
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
167
Courtesy Lamps
167
Dome Lamps
167
Reading Lamps
168
Lighting Features
168
Entry Lighting
168
Exit Lighting
169
Battery Load Management
169
Infotainment System
170
Introduction
170
Infotainment
170
Theft-Deterrent Feature
171
Overview
172
Home Page
173
Software Updates
176
Radio
176
AM-FM Radio
176
Satellite Radio
178
Radio Reception
179
Backglass Antenna
179
Multi-Band Antenna
180
Audio Players
180
CD Player
180
USB Port
183
SD Card Reader
186
Auxiliary Jack
186
Navigation
187
OnStar® System
187
Phone
188
Bluetooth (Overview)
188
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
190
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
195
Trademarks and License Agreements
200
Climate Controls
202
Climate Control Systems
202
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
204
Air Vents
208
Maintenance
209
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
209
Driving and Operating
210
Driving Information
211
Distracted Driving
211
Defensive Driving
212
Drunk Driving
212
Control of a Vehicle
212
Braking
212
Steering
213
Off-Road Recovery
213
Loss of Control
214
Track Events and Competitive Driving
214
Driving on Wet Roads
215
Hill and Mountain Roads
216
Winter Driving
217
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
218
Vehicle Load Limits
219
Starting and Operating
223
New Vehicle Break-In
223
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
223
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
225
Starting the Engine
227
Engine Heater
229
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
231
Shifting Into Park
231
Shifting out of Park
232
Parking over Things That Burn
233
Engine Exhaust
233
Running the Vehicle While Parked
233
Automatic Transmission
234
Manual Mode
236
Brakes
237
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
237
Parking Brake
238
Brake Assist
239
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
239
Ride Control Systems
240
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
240
Cruise Control
242
Adaptive Cruise Control
244
Driver Assistance Systems
252
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
253
Assistance Systems for Driving
255
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
255
Active Emergency Braking System
257
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
259
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
261
Fuel
262
California Fuel Requirements
263
Fuels in Foreign Countries
264
Fuel Additives
264
E85 or FlexFuel
264
Filling the Tank
265
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
266
Towing
267
General Towing Information
267
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
267
Trailer Towing (Bi-Fuel)
270
Trailer Towing (All except Bi-Fuel)
270
Towing Equipment
271
Conversions and Add-Ons
272
Add-On Electrical Equipment
272
Vehicle Care
274
General Information
275
California Proposition 65 Warning
275
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
276
Accessories and Modifications
276
Vehicle Checks
276
Doing Your Own Service Work
276
Hood
277
Engine Compartment Overview
278
Engine Oil
281
Engine Oil Life System
283
Automatic Transmission Fluid
285
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
285
Cooling System
287
Engine Coolant
288
Engine Overheating
291
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
292
Washer Fluid
292
Brakes
293
Brake Fluid
294
Battery
295
Starter Switch Check
296
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
297
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
297
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
297
Wiper Blade Replacement
298
Headlamp Aiming
299
Bulb Replacement
299
Halogen Bulbs
299
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
299
LED Lighting
299
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
300
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
301
License Plate Lamp
302
Replacement Bulbs
303
Electrical System
303
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
303
Electrical System Overload
304
Fuses
304
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
305
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
309
Wheels and Tires
311
Tires
311
All-Season Tires
312
Winter Tires
312
Summer Tires
312
Tire Sidewall Labeling
313
Tire Designations
315
Tire Terminology and Definitions
315
Tire Pressure
318
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
319
Tire Pressure Monitor System
320
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
321
Tire Inspection
324
Tire Rotation
324
When It Is Time for New Tires
326
Buying New Tires
327
Different Size Tires and Wheels
328
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
329
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
330
Wheel Replacement
330
Tire Chains
331
If a Tire Goes Flat
332
Tire Changing
333
Compact Spare Tire
338
Jump Starting
339
Towing the Vehicle
343
Recreational Vehicle Towing
343
Appearance Care
345
Exterior Care
345
Interior Care
350
Floor Mats
353
Service and Maintenance
356
General Information
356
Maintenance Schedule
357
Special Application Services
363
Additional Maintenance and Care
363
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
366
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
366
Maintenance Replacement Parts
367
Maintenance Records
368
Technical Data
372
Vehicle Identification
372
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
372
Service Parts Identification Label
372
Vehicle Data
373
Capacities and Specifications
373
Engine Drive Belt Routing
374
Customer Information
376
Customer Information
376
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
376
Customer Assistance Offices
378
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
379
Online Owner Center
379
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
380
Roadside Assistance Program
380
Scheduling Service Appointments
382
Courtesy Transportation Program
382
Collision Damage Repair
383
Service Publications Ordering Information
386
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
386
Radio Frequency Statement
387
Reporting Safety Defects
387
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
387
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
388
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
389
Event Data Recorders
389
OnStar®
390
Infotainment System
390
OnStar
392
OnStar Overview
392
OnStar Services
393
Emergency
393
Security
394
Navigation
394
Connections
395
Vehicle Diagnostics
396
OnStar Additional Information
397
Index
402
Index_A
402
Index_B
403
Index_C
403
Index_D
404
Index_E
405
Index_F
405
Index_G
406
Index_H
406
Index_I
407
Index_J
407
Index_K
407
Index_L
407
Index_M
408
Index_N
409
Index_O
409
Index_P
409
Index_R
410
Index_S
411
Index_T
412
Index_U
413
Index_V
413
Index_W
414

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Impala Manual

What contains the 2015 Impala manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Impala

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The Chevrolet Impala (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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