2015 Chevrolet Spark Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Spark owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Spark
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
5
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Vehicle Features
18
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
19
Bluetooth®
19
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Power Outlets
21
Performance and Maintenance
22
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
22
Engine Oil Life System
23
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
23
Roadside Assistance Program
23
OnStar®
23
Keys, Doors, and Windows
24
Keys and Locks
24
Keys
24
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
26
Door Locks
28
Central Locking System
29
Door Ajar Reminder
29
Delayed Locking
29
Automatic Door Locks
30
Lockout Protection
30
Safety Locks
30
Doors
31
Liftgate
31
Vehicle Security
33
Vehicle Alarm System
33
Immobilizer
34
Immobilizer Operation
34
Exterior Mirrors
35
Convex Mirrors
35
Manual Mirrors
36
Power Mirrors
36
Folding Mirrors
36
Interior Mirrors
37
Interior Rearview Mirrors
37
Manual Rearview Mirror
37
Windows
37
Power Windows
37
Sun Visors
38
Seats and Restraints
40
Head Restraints
41
Front Seats
42
Seat Adjustment
42
Reclining Seatbacks
43
Front Seat Armrest
44
Heated Front Seats
44
Rear Seats
45
Safety Belts
47
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
50
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
54
Safety Belt Extender
54
Safety System Check
54
Safety Belt Care
55
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
55
Airbag System
56
Where Are the Airbags?
58
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
60
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
60
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
61
Passenger Sensing System
62
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Airbag System Check
68
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
68
Child Restraints
69
Older Children
69
Infants and Young Children
71
Child Restraint Systems
74
Where to Put the Restraint
75
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
77
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
84
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
84
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
87
Storage
90
Storage Compartments
90
Glove Box
90
Additional Storage Features
90
Cargo Cover
90
Shopping Bag Hooks
91
Cargo Net
91
Roof Rack System
92
Instruments and Controls
94
Controls
95
Steering Wheel Adjustment
95
Steering Wheel Controls
95
Horn
95
Windshield Wiper/Washer
95
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
97
Clock
97
Power Outlets
99
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
100
Instrument Cluster
101
Speedometer
102
Odometer
102
Trip Odometer
102
Tachometer
102
Fuel Gauge
102
Safety Belt Reminders
103
Airbag Readiness Light
104
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
104
Charging System Light
105
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
105
Service Vehicle Soon Light
108
Owner Manual Indicator
108
Brake System Warning Light
108
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
109
Up-Shift Light
109
Power Steering Warning Light
110
Traction Off Light
110
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
110
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
111
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
111
Tire Pressure Light
112
Engine Oil Pressure Light
112
Low Fuel Warning Light
112
Immobilizer Light
113
Reduced Engine Power Light
113
High-Beam On Light
113
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
113
Front Fog Lamp Light
114
Lamps On Reminder
114
Cruise Control Light
114
Door Ajar Light
114
Information Displays
115
Driver Information Center (DIC)
115
Vehicle Messages
118
Engine Oil Messages
119
Tire Messages
119
Vehicle Personalization
120
Lighting
130
Exterior Lighting
130
Exterior Lamp Controls
130
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
131
Flash-to-Pass
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
131
Automatic Headlamp System
132
Hazard Warning Flashers
132
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
133
Fog Lamps
133
Interior Lighting
134
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
134
Courtesy Lamps
134
Dome Lamps
135
Lighting Features
135
Entry Lighting
135
Exit Lighting
135
Battery Power Protection
135
Infotainment System
136
Introduction
137
Infotainment
137
Theft-Deterrent Feature
137
Overview
138
Home Page (Radio with Touchscreen)
140
Operation
141
Radio
144
AM-FM Radio
144
Satellite Radio
148
Radio Reception
150
Multi-Band Antenna
151
Audio Players
151
USB Port
151
Auxiliary Devices
152
Phone
154
Bluetooth (Overview)
154
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
155
Hands-Free Phone
161
Downloadable Applications
163
Smartphone Link (Overview)
163
Smartphone Link (Pandora)
165
Smartphone Link (Stitcher)
167
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
168
Pictures and Movies (Audio System)
168
Pictures and Movies (Picture System)
173
Pictures and Movies (Movie System)
174
Trademarks and License Agreements
177
Climate Controls
180
Climate Control Systems
180
Air Vents
182
Maintenance
183
Air Intake
183
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
183
Driving and Operating
186
Driving Information
187
Distracted Driving
187
Defensive Driving
187
Drunk Driving
188
Control of a Vehicle
188
Braking
188
Steering
188
Off-Road Recovery
189
Loss of Control
189
Driving on Wet Roads
190
Hill and Mountain Roads
191
Winter Driving
192
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
193
Vehicle Load Limits
194
Starting and Operating
198
New Vehicle Break-In
198
Ignition Positions
198
Starting the Engine
200
Engine Heater
201
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
203
Shifting Into Park
203
Shifting out of Park
204
Parking
205
Parking over Things That Burn
205
Engine Exhaust
205
Running the Vehicle While Parked
206
Automatic Transmission
206
Manual Transmission
208
Brakes
210
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
210
Parking Brake
211
Brake Assist
211
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
212
Ride Control Systems
212
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
212
Cruise Control
214
Driver Assistance Systems
217
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
217
Fuel
219
California Fuel Requirements
220
Fuels in Foreign Countries
220
Fuel Additives
220
Filling the Tank
221
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
222
Trailer Towing
223
General Towing Information
223
Conversions and Add-Ons
223
Add-On Electrical Equipment
223
Vehicle Care
224
General Information
225
California Proposition 65 Warning
225
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
226
Accessories and Modifications
226
Vehicle Checks
226
Doing Your Own Service Work
226
Hood
227
Engine Compartment Overview
229
Engine Oil
230
Engine Oil Life System
232
Automatic Transmission Fluid
233
Manual Transmission Fluid
234
Hydraulic Clutch
234
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
234
Cooling System
235
Engine Coolant
236
Engine Overheating
239
Washer Fluid
241
Brakes
241
Brake Fluid
242
Battery
244
Starter Switch Check
244
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
245
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
245
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
245
Wiper Blade Replacement
246
Headlamp Aiming
247
Bulb Replacement
247
Halogen Bulbs
247
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
248
Fog Lamps
249
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
249
License Plate Lamp
250
Replacement Bulbs
250
Electrical System
251
Electrical System Overload
251
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
251
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
252
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
256
Wheels and Tires
258
Tires
258
All-Season Tires
259
Winter Tires
259
Summer Tires
260
Tire Sidewall Labeling
260
Tire Designations
261
Tire Terminology and Definitions
262
Tire Pressure
264
Tire Pressure Monitor System
266
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
267
Tire Inspection
270
Tire Rotation
270
When It Is Time for New Tires
271
Buying New Tires
272
Different Size Tires and Wheels
274
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
274
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
276
Wheel Replacement
276
Tire Chains
277
If a Tire Goes Flat
277
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
278
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
286
Jump Starting
286
Towing the Vehicle
289
Recreational Vehicle Towing
289
Appearance Care
292
Exterior Care
292
Interior Care
296
Floor Mats
300
Service and Maintenance
302
General Information
302
Maintenance Schedule
303
Special Application Services
309
Additional Maintenance and Care
310
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
313
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
313
Maintenance Replacement Parts
314
Maintenance Records
315
Technical Data
316
Vehicle Identification
316
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
316
Service Parts Identification Label
316
Vehicle Data
317
Capacities and Specifications
317
Engine Drive Belt Routing
318
Customer Information
320
Customer Information
320
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
320
Customer Assistance Offices
322
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
323
Online Owner Center
323
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
324
Roadside Assistance Program
324
Scheduling Service Appointments
326
Courtesy Transportation Program
326
Collision Damage Repair
327
Service Publications Ordering Information
330
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
331
Radio Frequency Statement
331
Reporting Safety Defects
331
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
331
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
332
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
332
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
332
Event Data Recorders
333
OnStar®
334
OnStar
336
OnStar Overview
336
OnStar Services
337
Emergency
337
Security
338
Navigation
338
Connections
339
Vehicle Diagnostics
341
OnStar Additional Information
341
Index
346
Index_A
346
Index_B
347
Index_C
347
Index_D
348
Index_E
349
Index_F
349
Index_G
350
Index_H
350
Index_I
350
Index_J
351
Index_K
351
Index_L
351
Index_M
352
Index_N
352
Index_O
352
Index_P
353
Index_R
353
Index_S
354
Index_T
355
Index_U
356
Index_V
356
Index_W
357

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Spark Manual

What contains the 2015 Spark manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Spark owners can do

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Spark year 2015 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2015 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Spark (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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