2015 Chevrolet Suburban Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Suburban owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Suburban
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.55 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban 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
Instrument Panel Overview
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
13
Liftgate
13
Windows
14
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
16
Second Row Seats
16
Third Row Seats
16
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
17
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
18
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
19
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
21
Exterior Lighting
22
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
24
Four-Wheel Drive
24
Vehicle Features
25
Infotainment System
25
Radio(s)
25
Satellite Radio
26
Portable Audio Devices
26
Bluetooth®
26
Steering Wheel Controls
27
Cruise Control
28
Driver Information Center (DIC)
28
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
29
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
29
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
29
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
29
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
29
Parking Assist
30
Active Emergency Braking System
30
Power Outlets
30
Universal Remote System
31
Sunroof
31
Performance and Maintenance
32
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
32
Tire Pressure Monitor
33
Engine Oil Life System
33
E85 or FlexFuel
34
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
34
Roadside Assistance Program
35
OnStar®
35
Keys, Doors, and Windows
36
Keys and Locks
37
Keys (Key)
37
Keys (Keyless)
39
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
40
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
40
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
43
Remote Vehicle Start
50
Door Locks
51
Power Door Locks
53
Delayed Locking
53
Automatic Door Locks
53
Lockout Protection
53
Safety Locks
54
Doors
54
Liftgate
54
Power Assist Steps
59
Vehicle Security
60
Vehicle Alarm System
60
Immobilizer
62
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
62
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
63
Exterior Mirrors
64
Convex Mirrors
64
Power Mirrors
64
Folding Mirrors
65
Heated Mirrors
65
Blind Spot Mirrors
65
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
67
Interior Mirrors
67
Interior Rearview Mirrors
67
Manual Rearview Mirror
67
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
67
Child-View Mirror
68
Windows
68
Power Windows
68
Sun Visors
70
Roof
71
Sunroof
71
Seats and Restraints
72
Head Restraints
73
Front Seats
74
Seat Adjustment
74
Center Seat
75
Power Seat Adjustment
75
Lumbar Adjustment
76
Reclining Seatbacks
76
Memory Seats
78
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
80
Rear Seats
82
Heated Rear Seats
82
Second Row Seats
82
Third Row Seats
87
Safety Belts
91
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
92
Lap-Shoulder Belt
93
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
98
Lap Belt
99
Safety Belt Extender
100
Safety System Check
100
Safety Belt Care
100
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
100
Airbag System
101
Where Are the Airbags?
103
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
105
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
106
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
106
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
107
Passenger Sensing System
108
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
112
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
113
Airbag System Check
114
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
114
Child Restraints
115
Older Children
115
Infants and Young Children
117
Child Restraint Systems
119
Where to Put the Restraint
121
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
122
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
131
Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat)
132
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
132
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
134
Storage
138
Storage Compartments
138
Instrument Panel Storage
138
Glove Box
138
Sunglasses Storage
139
Armrest Storage
139
Rear Storage
139
Center Console Storage
139
Additional Storage Features
140
Cargo Cover
140
Roof Rack System
141
Instruments and Controls
144
Controls
145
Steering Wheel Adjustment
145
Steering Wheel Controls
146
Heated Steering Wheel
147
Horn
147
Windshield Wiper/Washer
147
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
149
Compass
150
Clock
151
Power Outlets
152
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
154
Instrument Cluster
155
Speedometer
158
Odometer
158
Trip Odometer
158
Tachometer
158
Fuel Gauge
159
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
159
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
161
Voltmeter Gauge
161
Safety Belt Reminders
162
Airbag Readiness Light
163
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
163
Charging System Light
164
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
165
Brake System Warning Light
167
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
168
Tow/Haul Mode Light
169
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
169
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
169
Traction Off Light
169
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
170
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
170
Tire Pressure Light
170
Low Fuel Warning Light
171
Security Light
171
High-Beam On Light
172
Front Fog Lamp Light
172
Lamps On Reminder
172
Cruise Control Light
172
Information Displays
173
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
173
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
175
Vehicle Messages
178
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
178
Brake System Messages
179
Compass Messages
179
Cruise Control Messages
179
Door Ajar Messages
180
Engine Cooling System Messages
180
Engine Oil Messages
181
Engine Power Messages
182
Fuel System Messages
182
Key and Lock Messages
182
Lamp Messages
183
Object Detection System Messages
183
Ride Control System Messages
185
Airbag System Messages
186
Security Messages
186
Steering System Messages
187
Tire Messages
187
Transmission Messages
188
Vehicle Reminder Messages
189
Washer Fluid Messages
190
Vehicle Personalization
191
Universal Remote System
198
Universal Remote System Programming
198
Universal Remote System Operation
201
Lighting
202
Exterior Lighting
202
Exterior Lamp Controls
202
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
203
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
203
Flash-to-Pass
204
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
204
Automatic Headlamp System
204
Hazard Warning Flashers
205
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
205
Fog Lamps
206
Interior Lighting
207
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
207
Dome Lamps
207
Reading Lamps
207
Lighting Features
208
Entry Lighting
208
Exit Lighting
208
Battery Load Management
209
Battery Power Protection
209
Infotainment System
210
Introduction
210
Infotainment
210
Theft-Deterrent Feature
211
Overview
211
Home Page
214
Software Updates
217
Radio
217
AM-FM Radio
217
Satellite Radio
219
Radio Reception
219
Rear Side Window Antenna
220
Multi-Band Antenna
221
Audio Players
221
CD Player
221
USB Port
224
SD Card Reader
226
Auxiliary Jack
227
Navigation
228
OnStar® System
228
Phone
229
Bluetooth (Overview)
229
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
231
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base Radio)
235
Settings
241
Teen Driver
241
Trademarks and License Agreements
243
Climate Controls
246
Climate Control Systems
246
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
246
Rear Climate Control System
250
Air Vents
251
Maintenance
252
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
252
Service
253
Driving and Operating
254
Driving Information
255
Distracted Driving
255
Defensive Driving
256
Drunk Driving
256
Control of a Vehicle
256
Braking
256
Steering
257
Off-Road Recovery
257
Loss of Control
258
Off-Road Driving
258
Driving on Wet Roads
263
Hill and Mountain Roads
264
Winter Driving
265
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
266
Vehicle Load Limits
267
Starting and Operating
272
New Vehicle Break-In
272
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
273
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
273
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
275
Starting the Engine
277
Engine Heater
279
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
280
Shifting Into Park
281
Shifting out of Park
282
Parking over Things That Burn
283
Active Fuel Management®
283
Engine Exhaust
283
Running the Vehicle While Parked
284
Automatic Transmission
284
Manual Mode
287
Tow/Haul Mode
289
Drive Systems
290
Four-Wheel Drive
290
Brakes
294
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
294
Parking Brake
295
Brake Assist
296
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
296
Ride Control Systems
297
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
297
Magnetic Ride Control
299
Locking Rear Axle
299
Automatic Level Control
300
Cruise Control
300
Adaptive Cruise Control
303
Driver Assistance Systems
310
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
311
Assistance Systems for Driving
314
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
314
Active Emergency Braking System
316
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
318
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
318
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
320
Fuel
322
California Fuel Requirements
323
Fuels in Foreign Countries
323
Fuel Additives
323
E85 or FlexFuel
324
Filling the Tank
324
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Trailer Towing
327
General Towing Information
327
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
327
Towing Equipment
335
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
341
Conversions and Add-Ons
342
Add-On Electrical Equipment
342
Vehicle Care
344
General Information
345
California Proposition 65 Warning
346
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
346
Accessories and Modifications
346
Vehicle Checks
347
Doing Your Own Service Work
347
Hood
348
Engine Compartment Overview
349
Engine Oil
350
Engine Oil Life System
353
Automatic Transmission Fluid
354
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
357
Cooling System
358
Engine Coolant
359
Engine Overheating
362
Engine Fan
364
Washer Fluid
364
Brakes
365
Brake Fluid
366
Battery
367
Four-Wheel Drive
368
Front Axle
369
Rear Axle
369
Noise Control System
370
Starter Switch Check
371
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
371
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
371
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
372
Wiper Blade Replacement
372
Glass Replacement
373
Headlamp Aiming
373
Bulb Replacement
374
Halogen Bulbs
374
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
374
LED Lighting
374
Headlamps
374
Fog Lamps
375
Front Turn Signal Lamps
375
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
375
License Plate Lamp
377
Replacement Bulbs
378
Electrical System
378
Electrical System Overload
378
Fuses
379
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
379
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
383
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
385
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
388
Wheels and Tires
389
Tires
389
All-Season Tires
390
Winter Tires
390
Low-Profile Tires
391
All-Terrain Tires
391
Tire Sidewall Labeling
391
Tire Designations
393
Tire Terminology and Definitions
394
Tire Pressure
396
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
398
Tire Pressure Monitor System
398
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
399
Tire Inspection
403
Tire Rotation
403
When It Is Time for New Tires
404
Buying New Tires
405
Different Size Tires and Wheels
407
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
407
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
409
Wheel Replacement
409
Tire Chains
410
If a Tire Goes Flat
411
Tire Changing
412
Full-Size Spare Tire
421
Jump Starting
422
Towing the Vehicle
426
Recreational Vehicle Towing
426
Appearance Care
431
Exterior Care
431
Interior Care
436
Floor Mats
439
Service and Maintenance
442
General Information
442
Maintenance Schedule
444
Special Application Services
450
Additional Maintenance and Care
451
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
454
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
454
Maintenance Replacement Parts
456
Maintenance Records
457
Technical Data
458
Vehicle Identification
458
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
458
Service Parts Identification Label
458
Vehicle Data
459
Capacities and Specifications
459
Engine Drive Belt Routing
461
Customer Information
462
Customer Information
462
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
462
Customer Assistance Offices
464
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
465
Online Owner Center
465
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
466
Roadside Assistance Program
466
Scheduling Service Appointments
468
Courtesy Transportation Program
468
Collision Damage Repair
469
Service Publications Ordering Information
472
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
473
Radio Frequency Statement
473
Reporting Safety Defects
473
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
473
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
474
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
474
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
475
Event Data Recorders
475
OnStar®
476
Infotainment System
476
OnStar
478
OnStar Overview
478
OnStar Services
479
Emergency
479
Security
480
Navigation
480
Connections
481
Vehicle Diagnostics
483
OnStar Additional Information
483
Index
488
Index_A
488
Index_B
489
Index_C
489
Index_D
490
Index_E
491
Index_F
492
Index_G
492
Index_H
493
Index_I
493
Index_J
493
Index_K
493
Index_L
494
Index_M
495
Index_N
495
Index_O
495
Index_P
496
Index_R
497
Index_S
498
Index_T
499
Index_U
500
Index_V
500
Index_W
501

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban Manual

What contains the 2015 Suburban manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Suburban owners can do

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Suburban year 2015 free?

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The Chevrolet Suburban (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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