2015 Chevrolet Trax Owner's Manual

2015 Chevrolet Trax owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Trax
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
5.52 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet TRAX Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
About Driving the Vehicle
5
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
12
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
15
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System (U.S. and Canada)
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
23
Bluetooth®
23
Steering Wheel Controls
24
Cruise Control
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
25
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Parking Assist
25
Power Outlets
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Assistance Program
28
OnStar®
28
Keys, Doors, and Windows
30
Keys and Locks
30
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
32
Remote Vehicle Start
34
Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks
36
Delayed Locking
37
Automatic Door Locks
37
Safety Locks
37
Doors
38
Liftgate
38
Vehicle Security
39
Vehicle Alarm System
39
Immobilizer
40
Immobilizer Operation
40
Exterior Mirrors
41
Convex Mirrors
41
Power Mirrors
41
Folding Mirrors
42
Heated Mirrors
42
Interior Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
42
Manual Rearview Mirror
42
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
43
Power Windows
43
Sun Visors
45
Roof
45
Sunroof
45
Seats and Restraints
46
Head Restraints
47
Front Seats
49
Seat Adjustment
49
Power Seat Adjustment
49
Lumbar Adjustment
50
Reclining Seatbacks
50
Front Seat Armrest
51
Heated Front Seats
52
Folding Seatback
52
Rear Seats
54
Rear Seat Armrest
57
Safety Belts
58
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt (U.S. and Canada)
60
Lap-Shoulder Belt (Mexico)
65
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
69
Safety Belt Extender
70
Safety System Check
70
Safety Belt Care
70
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
70
Airbag System
71
Airbag System (U.S. and Canada)
71
Airbag System (Mexico)
73
Where Are the Airbags? (U.S. and Canada)
75
Where Are the Airbags? (Mexico)
76
When Should an Airbag Inflate? (U.S. and Canada)
77
When Should an Airbag Inflate? (Mexico)
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System (U.S. and Canada)
81
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Airbag System Check
87
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
87
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
90
Child Restraint Systems
92
Where to Put the Restraint
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
102
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat -- U.S. and Canada)
102
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat -- Mexico)
104
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat -- U.S. and Canada)
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat -- Mexico)
109
Storage
112
Storage Compartments
112
Instrument Panel Storage
112
Cupholders
113
Sunglasses Storage
113
Underseat Storage
113
Additional Storage Features
113
Cargo Management System
113
Convenience Net
114
Warning Triangle
114
Roof Rack System
115
Instruments and Controls
116
Controls
117
Steering Wheel Adjustment
117
Steering Wheel Controls
117
Horn
118
Windshield Wiper/Washer
118
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
119
Compass
119
Clock
120
Power Outlets
121
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
123
Instrument Cluster
124
Speedometer
125
Odometer
125
Trip Odometer
125
Tachometer
125
Fuel Gauge
125
Safety Belt Reminders
126
Airbag Readiness Light
127
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator (U.S. and Canada)
127
Charging System Light
128
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
128
Service Vehicle Soon Light
131
Owner Manual Indicator
131
Brake System Warning Light
131
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
132
Up-Shift Light
132
Power Steering Warning Light
133
Ultrasonic Parking Sensor Light
133
Traction Off Light
133
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
133
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
134
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
134
Tire Pressure Light
135
Engine Oil Pressure Light
135
Low Fuel Warning Light
136
Immobilizer Light
136
Reduced Engine Power Light
136
High-Beam On Light
137
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
137
Front Fog Lamp Light
137
Lamps On Reminder
137
Cruise Control Light
137
Door Ajar Light
138
Information Displays
138
Driver Information Center (DIC)
138
Vehicle Messages
140
Engine Oil Messages
140
Tire Messages
141
Trip Computer
141
Vehicle Personalization
143
Lighting
152
Exterior Lighting
152
Exterior Lamp Controls
152
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
153
Flash-to-Pass
153
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
153
Automatic Headlamp System
154
Hazard Warning Flashers
154
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
155
Front Fog Lamps
155
Interior Lighting
156
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
156
Courtesy Lamps
156
Dome Lamps
156
Reading Lamps
157
Lighting Features
157
Battery Load Management
157
Battery Power Protection
158
Infotainment System
160
Introduction
160
Infotainment
160
Theft-Deterrent Feature
161
Overview (AM-FM Radio)
162
Overview (Radio with CD/USB)
164
Overview (Radio with Touchscreen)
166
Home Page (Radio with Touchscreen)
166
Operation
167
Radio
170
AM-FM Radio
170
Satellite Radio
174
Radio Reception
176
Fixed Mast Antenna
177
Multi-Band Antenna
177
Audio Players
177
CD Player
177
USB Port
179
Auxiliary Devices
183
Bluetooth Audio
184
Phone
185
Bluetooth (Overview)
185
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
186
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
195
Hands-Free Phone
201
Downloadable Applications
204
Smartphone Link (Overview)
204
Smartphone Link (Pandora)
206
Smartphone Link (Stitcher)
208
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
210
Pictures and Movies (Audio System)
210
Pictures and Movies (Picture System)
214
Pictures and Movies (Movie System)
216
Trademarks and License Agreements
218
Climate Controls
220
Climate Control Systems
220
Air Vents
223
Maintenance
224
Air Intake
224
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
224
Driving and Operating
226
Driving Information
227
Driver Behavior
227
Driving Environment
227
Vehicle Design
227
Distracted Driving
227
Defensive Driving
228
Drunk Driving
228
Control of a Vehicle
229
Braking
229
Steering
229
Off-Road Recovery
230
Loss of Control
231
Driving on Wet Roads
231
Hill and Mountain Roads
232
Winter Driving
233
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
234
Vehicle Load Limits
235
Starting and Operating
239
New Vehicle Break-In
239
Ignition Positions
240
Starting the Engine
241
Engine Heater
243
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
244
Shifting Into Park
244
Shifting out of Park
245
Parking
247
Parking over Things That Burn
247
Engine Exhaust
247
Running the Vehicle While Parked
248
Automatic Transmission
248
Manual Mode
250
Manual Transmission
251
Drive Systems
253
All-Wheel Drive
253
Brakes
254
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
254
Parking Brake
255
Brake Assist
255
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
256
Ride Control Systems
256
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
256
Descent Control System (DCS)
258
Cruise Control
259
Driver Assistance Systems
262
Parking Assist
262
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
263
Fuel
265
Fuels in Foreign Countries
266
Fuel Additives
266
Filling the Tank
266
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
268
Towing
269
General Towing Information
269
Conversions and Add-Ons
269
Add-On Electrical Equipment
269
Vehicle Care
270
General Information
271
Accessories and Modifications
271
Vehicle Checks
272
Doing Your Own Service Work
272
Hood
273
Engine Compartment Overview
275
Engine Oil
278
Engine Oil Life System
280
Automatic Transmission Fluid
282
Manual Transmission Fluid
282
Hydraulic Clutch
282
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
282
Cooling System
284
Engine Coolant
285
Engine Overheating
288
Power Steering Fluid (1.4L L4 Engine)
289
Power Steering Fluid (1.8L L4 Engine)
289
Washer Fluid
290
Brakes
291
Brake Fluid
292
Battery
294
All-Wheel Drive
295
Starter Switch Check
295
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
295
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
296
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
296
Wiper Blade Replacement
296
Headlamp Aiming
298
Bulb Replacement
298
Halogen Bulbs
298
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
299
License Plate Lamp
300
Replacement Bulbs
301
Electrical System
301
Electrical System Overload
301
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
302
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
302
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
306
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
308
Wheels and Tires
310
Tires
310
All-Season Tires
311
Winter Tires
311
Summer Tires
311
Tire Sidewall Labeling
312
Tire Designations
314
Tire Terminology and Definitions
314
Tire Pressure
317
Tire Pressure Monitor System
318
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
319
Tire Inspection
323
Tire Rotation
323
When It Is Time for New Tires
324
Buying New Tires
325
Different Size Tires and Wheels
326
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
327
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
328
Wheel Replacement
329
Tire Chains
330
If a Tire Goes Flat
330
Tire Changing
331
Compact Spare Tire
336
Full-Size Spare Tire
337
Jump Starting
338
Towing
340
Towing the Vehicle
340
Recreational Vehicle Towing
341
Appearance Care
343
Exterior Care
343
Interior Care
347
Floor Mats
351
Service and Maintenance
352
General Information
352
Maintenance Schedule
353
Special Application Services
359
Additional Maintenance and Care
359
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
362
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
362
Maintenance Replacement Parts
364
Maintenance Records
365
Technical Data
368
Vehicle Identification
368
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
368
Service Parts Identification Label
368
Vehicle Data
369
Capacities and Specifications
369
Engine Drive Belt Routing
371
Customer Information
372
Customer Information
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
372
Customer Assistance Offices
374
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
375
Online Owner Center
375
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
375
Roadside Assistance Program
376
Scheduling Service Appointments
377
Courtesy Transportation Program
378
Collision Damage Repair
379
Service Publications Ordering Information
381
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
382
Radio Frequency Statement
382
Reporting Safety Defects
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
384
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
384
Event Data Recorders
384
OnStar®
385
Infotainment System
385
OnStar
386
OnStar Overview
386
OnStar Services
387
Emergency
387
Security
388
Navigation
388
Connections
389
Vehicle Diagnostics
391
OnStar Additional Information
391
Index
396
Index_A
396
Index_B
397
Index_C
397
Index_D
398
Index_E
399
Index_F
399
Index_G
400
Index_H
400
Index_I
400
Index_J
401
Index_K
401
Index_L
401
Index_M
402
Index_N
402
Index_O
402
Index_P
403
Index_R
403
Index_S
404
Index_T
405
Index_U
406
Index_V
406
Index_W
406

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Trax Manual

What contains the 2015 Trax manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Trax, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Trax Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Trax 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 Trax (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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