2015 Chevrolet Traverse Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.84 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual BookTOC
3
Introduction
5
Canadian Vehicle Owners
5
Using this Manual
5
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
6
Symbols
6
In Brief
9
Instrument Panel
10
Initial Drive Information
12
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
12
Remote Vehicle Start
13
Door Locks
13
Liftgate
14
Windows
15
Seat Adjustment
15
Memory Features
16
Second Row Seats
17
Third Row Seats
17
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
18
Head Restraint Adjustment
18
Safety Belts
18
Passenger Sensing System
19
Mirror Adjustment
19
Steering Wheel Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
21
Exterior Lighting
22
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
24
Vehicle Features
25
Infotainment System
25
Radio(s)
25
Satellite Radio
28
Portable Audio Devices
29
Bluetooth®
29
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio without Touchscreen)
29
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio with Touchscreen)
30
Cruise Control
31
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
31
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
32
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
32
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
32
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
32
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
32
Parking Assist
33
Power Outlets
33
Universal Remote System
33
Sunroof
33
Performance and Maintenance
34
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
34
Tire Pressure Monitor
34
Engine Oil Life System
35
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
35
Roadside Assistance Program
36
OnStar®
36
Keys, Doors, and Windows
37
Keys and Locks
37
Keys
37
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
38
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
38
Remote Vehicle Start
40
Door Locks
42
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
43
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
43
Safety Locks
44
Doors
44
Liftgate
44
Vehicle Security
48
Vehicle Alarm System
48
Immobilizer
49
Immobilizer Operation
49
Exterior Mirrors
50
Convex Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
51
Folding Mirrors
51
Heated Mirrors
52
Park Tilt Mirrors
52
Interior Mirrors
52
Interior Rearview Mirrors
52
Manual Rearview Mirror
53
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
53
Windows
53
Power Windows
53
Sun Visors
55
Roof
55
Sunroof
55
Seats and Restraints
57
Head Restraints
58
Front Seats
59
Seat Adjustment
59
Power Seat Adjustment
60
Lumbar Adjustment
60
Reclining Seatbacks
61
Memory Seats
62
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
64
Rear Seats
65
Third Row Seats
67
Safety Belts
69
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
71
Lap-Shoulder Belt
72
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
76
Safety Belt Extender
76
Safety System Check
77
Safety Belt Care
77
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
77
Airbag System
78
Where Are the Airbags?
80
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
96
Where to Put the Restraint
98
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
99
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
106
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
109
Storage
113
Storage Compartments
113
Instrument Panel Storage
113
Glove Box
114
Cupholders
114
Armrest Storage
114
Center Console Storage
114
Additional Storage Features
115
Cargo Cover
115
Cargo Tie-Downs
115
Cargo Management System
115
Convenience Net
116
Roof Rack System
117
Instruments and Controls
119
Controls
120
Steering Wheel Adjustment
120
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio without Touchscreen)
120
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio with Touchscreen)
121
Heated Steering Wheel
122
Horn
122
Windshield Wiper/Washer
123
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
123
Compass
124
Clock (Radio without Touchscreen)
126
Clock (Radio with Touchscreen)
126
Power Outlets
127
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
129
Instrument Cluster
130
Speedometer
131
Odometer
131
Tachometer
131
Fuel Gauge
131
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
132
Voltmeter Gauge
133
Safety Belt Reminders
133
Airbag Readiness Light
134
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
134
Charging System Light
135
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
136
Brake System Warning Light
138
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
139
Tow/Haul Mode Light
140
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
140
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
140
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
141
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
141
Tire Pressure Light
141
Engine Oil Pressure Light
142
Security Light
142
High-Beam On Light
143
Cruise Control Light
143
Information Displays
143
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
143
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Without DIC Buttons)
149
Vehicle Messages
152
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
152
Brake System Messages
153
Cruise Control Messages
153
Door Ajar Messages
153
Engine Cooling System Messages
154
Engine Oil Messages
155
Engine Power Messages
155
Fuel System Messages
156
Key and Lock Messages
156
Lamp Messages
156
Object Detection System Messages
157
Ride Control System Messages
159
Airbag System Messages
159
Security Messages
159
Service Vehicle Messages
160
Tire Messages
160
Transmission Messages
161
Vehicle Reminder Messages
162
Vehicle Speed Messages
162
Washer Fluid Messages
162
Vehicle Personalization
163
Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons)
163
Universal Remote System
170
Universal Remote System Programming
170
Universal Remote System Operation
173
Lighting
175
Exterior Lighting
175
Exterior Lamp Controls
175
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
176
Flash-to-Pass
176
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
176
Delayed Headlamps
177
Hazard Warning Flashers
177
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
178
Fog Lamps
178
Interior Lighting
179
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
179
Courtesy Lamps
179
Dome Lamps
180
Reading Lamps
180
Lighting Features
181
Entry Lighting
181
Delayed Entry Lighting
181
Delayed Exit Lighting
181
Parade Dimming
182
Battery Load Management
182
Battery Power Protection
183
Infotainment System
185
Introduction
185
Infotainment
185
Theft-Deterrent Feature
186
Overview (Radio without Touchscreen)
187
Overview (Radio with Touchscreen)
189
Operation (Radio without Touchscreen)
189
Operation (Radio with Touchscreen)
192
Radio
194
AM-FM Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
194
AM-FM Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
196
Satellite Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
199
Satellite Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
202
Radio Reception
203
Multi-Band Antenna
203
Audio Players
204
CD Player (Radio without Touchscreen)
204
CD Player (Radio with Touchscreen)
206
MP3 (Radio without Touchscreen)
208
MP3 (Radio with Touchscreen)
213
Auxiliary Devices
215
Rear Seat Infotainment
216
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
216
Phone
218
Bluetooth
218
Settings
225
Trademarks and License Agreements
227
Climate Controls
229
Climate Control Systems
229
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
232
Rear Climate Control System
237
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
238
Air Vents
239
Maintenance
240
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
240
Driving and Operating
241
Driving Information
242
Distracted Driving
242
Defensive Driving
243
Drunk Driving
243
Control of a Vehicle
243
Braking
243
Steering
244
Off-Road Recovery
245
Loss of Control
245
Driving on Wet Roads
246
Hill and Mountain Roads
246
Winter Driving
247
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
249
Vehicle Load Limits
249
Starting and Operating
254
New Vehicle Break-In
254
Ignition Positions
254
Starting the Engine
256
Engine Heater
257
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
259
Shifting Into Park
259
Shifting out of Park
260
Parking over Things That Burn
261
Engine Exhaust
261
Running the Vehicle While Parked
262
Automatic Transmission
262
Manual Mode
264
Tow/Haul Mode
265
Drive Systems
266
All-Wheel Drive
266
Brakes
266
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
266
Parking Brake
267
Brake Assist
268
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
268
Ride Control Systems
268
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
268
Cruise Control
270
Driver Assistance Systems
273
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
273
Parking Assist
275
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
276
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
278
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
281
Fuel
283
California Fuel Requirements
284
Fuels in Foreign Countries
284
Fuel Additives
284
Filling the Tank
284
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
286
Trailer Towing
287
General Towing Information
287
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
287
Towing Equipment
292
Conversions and Add-Ons
294
Add-On Electrical Equipment
294
Vehicle Care
295
General Information
296
California Proposition 65 Warning
296
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
296
Accessories and Modifications
296
Vehicle Checks
297
Doing Your Own Service Work
297
Hood
298
Engine Compartment Overview
299
Engine Cover
300
Engine Oil
301
Engine Oil Life System
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid
304
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
305
Cooling System
306
Engine Coolant
306
Engine Overheating
310
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
312
Power Steering Fluid
313
Washer Fluid
313
Brakes
314
Brake Fluid
315
Battery
316
All-Wheel Drive
317
Starter Switch Check
317
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
317
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
318
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
318
Wiper Blade Replacement
318
Headlamp Aiming
320
Bulb Replacement
320
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
320
License Plate Lamp
321
Replacement Bulbs
322
Electrical System
322
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
322
Electrical System Overload
322
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
323
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
323
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
326
Wheels and Tires
329
Tires
329
All-Season Tires
330
Winter Tires
330
Summer Tires
331
Tire Sidewall Labeling
331
Tire Designations
333
Tire Terminology and Definitions
334
Tire Pressure
337
Tire Pressure Monitor System
338
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
339
Tire Inspection
342
Tire Rotation
343
When It Is Time for New Tires
344
Buying New Tires
345
Different Size Tires and Wheels
346
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
347
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
348
Wheel Replacement
349
Tire Chains
349
If a Tire Goes Flat
350
Tire Changing
351
Compact Spare Tire
360
Jump Starting
361
Towing the Vehicle
364
Recreational Vehicle Towing
364
Appearance Care
367
Exterior Care
367
Interior Care
372
Floor Mats
375
Service and Maintenance
377
General Information
377
Maintenance Schedule
378
Special Application Services
384
Additional Maintenance and Care
384
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
388
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
388
Maintenance Replacement Parts
389
Maintenance Records
390
Technical Data
391
Vehicle Identification
391
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
391
Service Parts Identification Label
391
Vehicle Data
392
Capacities and Specifications
392
Engine Drive Belt Routing
393
Customer Information
395
Customer Information
395
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
395
Customer Assistance Offices
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Online Owner Center
398
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
399
Roadside Assistance Program
399
Scheduling Service Appointments
401
Courtesy Transportation Program
401
Collision Damage Repair
402
Service Publications Ordering Information
405
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
406
Radio Frequency Statement
406
Reporting Safety Defects
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
407
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
407
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
408
Event Data Recorders
408
OnStar®
409
Infotainment System
409
OnStar
411
OnStar Overview
411
OnStar Services
412
Emergency
412
Security
413
Navigation
413
Connections
414
Vehicle Diagnostics
416
OnStar Additional Information
416
Index
421
Index_A
421
Index_B
422
Index_C
422
Index_D
423
Index_E
424
Index_F
424
Index_G
425
Index_H
425
Index_I
426
Index_J
426
Index_K
426
Index_L
426
Index_M
427
Index_N
428
Index_O
428
Index_P
428
Index_R
429
Index_S
430
Index_T
431
Index_U
432
Index_V
432
Index_W
432

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse Manual

What contains the 2015 Traverse manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Traverse owners can do

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The Chevrolet Traverse (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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