2015 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Silverado owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Silverado
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
6.87 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 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
12
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
12
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
13
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
15
Memory Features
17
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
18
Head Restraint Adjustment
18
Safety Belts
18
Passenger Sensing System
19
Mirror Adjustment
19
Steering Wheel Adjustment
21
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
21
Interior Lighting
22
Exterior Lighting
23
Windshield Wiper/Washer
24
Climate Controls
25
Transmission
27
Four-Wheel Drive
28
Vehicle Features
29
Infotainment System
29
Radio(s)
29
Satellite Radio
30
Portable Audio Devices
30
Bluetooth®
31
Steering Wheel Controls
31
Cruise Control
32
Driver Information Center (DIC)
32
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
33
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
33
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
33
Parking Assist
33
Power Outlets
34
Universal Remote System
34
Sunroof
34
Performance and Maintenance
35
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
35
Tire Pressure Monitor
36
Engine Oil Life System
36
E85 or FlexFuel
37
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
37
Roadside Assistance Program
37
OnStar®
38
Keys, Doors, and Windows
40
Keys and Locks
40
Keys
40
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
43
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
43
Remote Vehicle Start
45
Door Locks
46
Power Door Locks
47
Delayed Locking
48
Automatic Door Locks
48
Lockout Protection
48
Safety Locks
48
Doors
49
Tailgate
49
Vehicle Security
50
Vehicle Alarm System
50
Immobilizer
51
Immobilizer Operation
52
Exterior Mirrors
53
Convex Mirrors
53
Manual Mirrors
53
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
53
Power Mirrors
54
Folding Mirrors
55
Heated Mirrors
56
Automatic Dimming Mirror
56
Blind Spot Mirrors
56
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
57
Interior Mirrors
58
Interior Rearview Mirrors
58
Manual Rearview Mirror
58
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
58
Windows
58
Manual Windows
59
Power Windows
59
Rear Windows
61
Sun Visors
62
Roof
62
Sunroof
62
Seats and Restraints
64
Head Restraints
65
Front Seats
66
Seat Adjustment
66
Center Seat
66
Power Seat Adjustment
67
Lumbar Adjustment
67
Reclining Seatbacks
68
Memory Seats
70
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
72
Rear Seats
73
Rear Seats (Double Cab Full Bench)
73
Rear Seats (Split Bench)
74
Safety Belts
75
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
76
Lap-Shoulder Belt
77
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
81
Lap Belt
81
Safety Belt Extender
82
Safety System Check
82
Safety Belt Care
82
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
83
Airbag System
83
Where Are the Airbags?
85
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
87
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
88
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
89
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
89
Airbag On-Off Switch
90
Passenger Sensing System
92
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
97
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
97
Airbag System Check
98
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
99
Child Restraints
99
Older Children
99
Infants and Young Children
101
Child Restraint Systems
104
Where to Put the Restraint
106
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
107
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
120
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat)
120
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
120
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
124
Storage
134
Storage Compartments
134
Instrument Panel Storage
134
Glove Box
135
Cupholders
135
Sunglasses Storage
136
Center Console Storage
136
Floor Console Storage
137
Additional Storage Features
137
Cargo Tie-Downs
137
Instruments and Controls
140
Controls
141
Steering Wheel Adjustment
141
Steering Wheel Controls
142
Heated Steering Wheel
143
Horn
143
Windshield Wiper/Washer
143
Compass
144
Clock
144
Power Outlets
145
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
148
Instrument Cluster
149
Speedometer
152
Odometer
152
Trip Odometer
152
Tachometer
152
Fuel Gauge
153
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
154
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
155
Voltmeter Gauge
155
Safety Belt Reminders
156
Airbag Readiness Light
157
Airbag On-Off Light
157
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
159
Charging System Light
160
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
160
Brake System Warning Light
163
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
164
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
164
Tow/Haul Mode Light
165
Hill Descent Control Light
165
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
165
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
165
Traction Off Light
166
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
166
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
166
Tire Pressure Light
167
Low Fuel Warning Light
167
Security Light
168
High-Beam On Light
168
Front Fog Lamp Light
168
Lamps On Reminder
168
Cruise Control Light
169
Information Displays
169
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
169
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
171
Vehicle Messages
174
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
175
Brake System Messages
175
Compass Messages
176
Door Ajar Messages
176
Engine Cooling System Messages
176
Engine Oil Messages
177
Engine Power Messages
178
Fuel System Messages
178
Key and Lock Messages
178
Lamp Messages
178
Object Detection System Messages
179
Ride Control System Messages
179
Airbag System Messages
181
Safety Belt Messages
181
Security Messages
181
Steering System Messages
181
Tire Messages
182
Transmission Messages
183
Vehicle Reminder Messages
184
Vehicle Speed Messages
185
Washer Fluid Messages
185
Vehicle Personalization
186
Universal Remote System
193
Universal Remote System Programming
193
Universal Remote System Operation
195
Lighting
198
Exterior Lighting
198
Exterior Lamp Controls
198
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
199
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
199
Flash-to-Pass
200
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
200
Automatic Headlamp System
200
Hazard Warning Flashers
201
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
201
Fog Lamps
202
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
202
Interior Lighting
203
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
203
Cargo Lamp
203
Dome Lamps
204
Reading Lamps
204
Lighting Features
205
Entry Lighting
205
Exit Lighting
205
Battery Load Management
205
Battery Power Protection
206
Infotainment System
208
Introduction
208
Infotainment
208
Theft-Deterrent Feature
209
Overview
210
Home Page
212
Software Updates
215
Radio
215
AM-FM Radio
215
Satellite Radio
217
Radio Reception
217
Fixed Mast Antenna
218
Multi-Band Antenna
218
Pandora Internet Radio
218
Audio Players
222
CD Player
222
USB Port
225
SD Card Reader
227
Auxiliary Jack
228
Bluetooth Audio
228
OnStar System
229
Voice Recognition
231
Phone
238
Bluetooth (Overview)
238
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
239
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Radio)
244
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Connected Radio)
249
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Connected Radio)
253
Settings
255
Teen Driver
255
Trademarks and License Agreements
257
Climate Controls
264
Climate Control Systems
264
Climate Control Systems (with Heater Only)
264
Climate Control Systems (with Air Conditioning)
266
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
268
Air Vents
271
Maintenance
272
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
272
Service
273
Driving and Operating
274
Driving Information
275
Distracted Driving
275
Defensive Driving
276
Drunk Driving
276
Control of a Vehicle
276
Braking
276
Steering
277
Off-Road Recovery
278
Loss of Control
278
Off-Road Driving
279
Driving on Wet Roads
284
Hill and Mountain Roads
284
Winter Driving
285
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
287
Vehicle Load Limits
288
Truck-Camper Loading Information
294
Starting and Operating
296
New Vehicle Break-In
296
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
296
Ignition Positions
297
Starting the Engine
299
Fast Idle System
300
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
301
Engine Coolant Heater
302
Shifting Into Park
303
Shifting out of Park
304
Parking (Manual Transmission)
305
Parking over Things That Burn
305
Active Fuel Management®
306
Engine Exhaust
306
Running the Vehicle While Parked
307
Automatic Transmission
307
Manual Mode
310
Tow/Haul Mode
312
Manual Transmission
313
Drive Systems
315
Four-Wheel Drive
315
Brakes
323
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
323
Parking Brake
324
Brake Assist
326
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
326
Ride Control Systems
327
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
327
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
329
Locking Rear Axle
329
Cruise Control
330
Driver Assistance Systems
333
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
333
Assistance Systems for Driving
336
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
336
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
339
Fuel
340
California Fuel Requirements
342
Fuels in Foreign Countries
342
Fuel Additives
342
E85 or FlexFuel
342
Filling the Tank
343
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
345
Trailer Towing
346
General Towing Information
346
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
346
Towing Equipment
363
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
373
Conversions and Add-Ons
373
Add-On Electrical Equipment
373
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
374
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
377
Vehicle Care
378
General Information
380
California Proposition 65 Warning
380
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
380
Accessories and Modifications
380
Vehicle Checks
381
Doing Your Own Service Work
381
Hood
382
Engine Compartment Overview
383
Engine Oil
388
Engine Oil Life System
391
Automatic Transmission Fluid (6 Speed Transmission)
392
Automatic Transmission Fluid (8 Speed Transmission)
395
Manual Transmission Fluid
396
Hydraulic Clutch
396
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
396
Cooling System
398
Engine Coolant
399
Engine Overheating
402
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
404
Engine Fan
404
Power Steering Fluid (1500 Series)
405
Power Steering Fluid (2500/3500 Series)
405
Washer Fluid
406
Brakes
407
Brake Fluid
408
Battery
409
Four-Wheel Drive
410
Front Axle
411
Rear Axle
412
Noise Control System
413
Starter Switch Check
414
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
414
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
415
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
415
Wiper Blade Replacement
415
Glass Replacement
416
Headlamp Aiming
416
Bulb Replacement
417
Halogen Bulbs
417
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
417
Fog Lamps
418
Taillamps (Chassis Cab Models)
418
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
418
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
420
Replacement Bulbs
420
Electrical System
421
Electrical System Overload
421
Fuses
421
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
422
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
426
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
428
Wheels and Tires
430
Tires
430
All-Season Tires
431
Winter Tires
432
Low-Profile Tires
432
All-Terrain Tires
432
Tire Sidewall Labeling
433
Tire Designations
435
Tire Terminology and Definitions
437
Tire Pressure
439
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
441
Tire Pressure Monitor System
441
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
442
Tire Inspection
446
Tire Rotation
446
Dual Tire Rotation
448
When It Is Time for New Tires
449
Buying New Tires
450
Different Size Tires and Wheels
451
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
452
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
453
Wheel Replacement
454
Tire Chains
455
If a Tire Goes Flat
456
Tire Changing
457
Full-Size Spare Tire
467
Jump Starting
468
Towing the Vehicle
472
Recreational Vehicle Towing
472
Appearance Care
477
Exterior Care
477
Interior Care
482
Floor Mats
486
Service and Maintenance
488
General Information
488
Maintenance Schedule
490
Special Application Services
495
Additional Maintenance and Care
496
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
499
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
499
Maintenance Replacement Parts
502
Maintenance Records
503
Technical Data
506
Vehicle Identification
506
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
506
Service Parts Identification Label
506
Vehicle Data
507
Capacities and Specifications
507
Engine Drive Belt Routing
510
Customer Information
512
Customer Information
512
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
512
Customer Assistance Offices
514
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
515
Online Owner Center
515
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
516
Roadside Assistance Program
516
Scheduling Service Appointments
518
Courtesy Transportation Program
518
Collision Damage Repair
519
Service Publications Ordering Information
522
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
523
Radio Frequency Statement
523
Reporting Safety Defects
523
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
523
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
524
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
524
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
525
Event Data Recorders
525
OnStar®
526
Infotainment System
526
OnStar
528
OnStar Overview
528
OnStar Services
529
Emergency
529
Security
530
Navigation
530
Connections
531
Vehicle Diagnostics
533
OnStar Additional Information
533
Index
538
Index_A
538
Index_B
539
Index_C
539
Index_D
541
Index_E
541
Index_F
542
Index_G
543
Index_H
543
Index_I
543
Index_J
544
Index_K
544
Index_L
544
Index_M
545
Index_N
546
Index_O
546
Index_P
546
Index_R
547
Index_S
548
Index_T
549
Index_U
550
Index_V
550
Index_W
551

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Manual

What contains the 2015 Silverado manual?

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

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Owners Manual?

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The Chevrolet Silverado (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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