2015 Chevrolet Volt Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.84 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Chevrolet VOLT 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
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Start
12
Door Locks
12
Windows
14
Seat Adjustment
14
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
23
Infotainment System
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
25
Battery and Efficiency
25
High Voltage Safety Information
25
Charging
26
Fueling
29
Total Vehicle Range
30
Regenerative Braking
30
Service
30
Performance and Maintenance
30
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
31
Engine Oil Life System
31
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
32
Roadside Assistance Program
34
OnStar®
34
Keys, Doors, and Windows
36
Keys and Locks
36
Keys
36
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
37
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
37
Remote Start
43
Door Locks
45
Power Door Locks
46
Delayed Locking
47
Automatic Door Locks
47
Lockout Protection
47
Safety Locks
47
Doors
48
Hatch
48
Vehicle Security
49
Vehicle Alarm System
49
Immobilizer
50
Immobilizer Operation
50
Exterior Mirrors
51
Convex Mirrors
51
Power Mirrors
52
Folding Mirrors
52
Heated Mirrors
52
Interior Mirrors
52
Interior Rearview Mirrors
52
Manual Rearview Mirror
52
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
52
Windows
53
Power Windows
53
Sun Visors
55
Seats and Restraints
56
Head Restraints
57
Front Seats
58
Seat Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Heated Front Seats
60
Rear Seats
62
Safety Belts
64
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
65
Lap-Shoulder Belt
66
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
70
Safety Belt Extender
71
Safety System Check
71
Safety Belt Care
71
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
71
Airbag System
72
Where Are the Airbags?
74
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
77
Passenger Sensing System
78
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Airbag System Check
84
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
84
Child Restraints
85
Older Children
85
Infants and Young Children
87
Child Restraint Systems
90
Where to Put the Restraint
91
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
93
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
99
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
100
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
102
Storage
106
Storage Compartments
106
Instrument Panel Storage
106
Glove Box
106
Floor Console Storage
107
Umbrella Storage
109
Additional Storage Features
109
Cargo Cover
109
Instruments and Controls
110
Instrument Panel Overview
112
Controls
114
Steering Wheel Adjustment
114
Steering Wheel Controls
114
Horn
114
Pedestrian Friendly Alert
114
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Power Outlets
116
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
117
Instrument Cluster
117
Speedometer
121
Odometer
121
Trip Odometer
121
Compass
121
Battery Gauge (High Voltage)
121
Fuel Gauge
122
Driver Efficiency Gauge
122
Total Vehicle Range
122
Safety Belt Reminders
123
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
124
Charging System Light (12-Volt Battery)
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
126
Brake System Warning Light
128
Electric Parking Brake Light
129
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
Sport Mode Light
130
Mountain Mode Light
130
Hold Mode Light
130
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
131
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
131
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
131
Traction Off Light
131
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
132
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
132
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
132
Tire Pressure Light
133
Engine Oil Pressure Light
133
Low Fuel Warning Light
134
Security Light
134
Vehicle Ready Light
134
High-Beam On Light
134
Lamps On Reminder
134
Cruise Control Light
135
Door, Hood, or Hatch Open Light
135
Information Displays
136
Center Stack Display
136
Power Flows
136
Programmable Charging
138
Energy Information
147
Clock
148
Driver Information Center (DIC)
149
Vehicle Messages
151
Battery and Charging Messages
151
Brake System Messages
152
Cruise Control Messages
152
Door Ajar Messages
152
Drive Mode Messages
153
Electric Drive Unit Messages
153
Engine Cooling System Messages
153
Engine Oil Messages
153
Fuel System Messages
154
Key and Lock Messages
154
Lamp Messages
155
Object Detection System Messages
155
Propulsion Power Messages
156
Ride Control System Messages
157
Airbag System Messages
157
Security Messages
157
Service Vehicle Messages
157
Starting the Vehicle Messages
158
Tire Messages
158
Vehicle Reminder Messages
159
Vehicle Speed Messages
159
Vehicle Personalization
159
Universal Remote System
165
Universal Remote System Programming
165
Universal Remote System Operation
168
Lighting
170
Exterior Lighting
170
Exterior Lamp Controls
170
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
170
Flash-to-Pass
170
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
171
Automatic Headlamp System
171
Hazard Warning Flashers
172
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
172
Interior Lighting
173
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
173
Dome Lamps
173
Reading Lamps
173
Lighting Features
174
Entry Lighting
174
Exit Lighting
174
Battery Power Protection
174
Infotainment System
176
Introduction
176
Infotainment
176
Climate Controls
178
Climate Control Systems
178
Automatic Climate Control System
178
Air Vents
185
Driving and Operating
186
Driving Information
187
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
187
Distracted Driving
189
Defensive Driving
190
Drunk Driving
190
Control of a Vehicle
190
Braking
190
Steering
191
Off-Road Recovery
191
Loss of Control
192
Driving on Wet Roads
192
Hill and Mountain Roads
193
Winter Driving
194
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
196
Vehicle Load Limits
196
Starting and Operating
200
New Vehicle Break-In
200
Power Button
200
Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
202
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
204
Shifting Into Park
204
Shifting out of Park
205
Parking over Things That Burn
205
Electric Vehicle Operating Modes
206
System Operation
206
Electric Mode
206
Extended Range Mode
206
Driver Selected Operating Modes
207
Out of Fuel/Engine Unavailable
209
Maintenance Modes
210
Engine Exhaust
211
Running the Vehicle While Parked
212
Electric Drive Unit
212
Brakes
214
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
214
Electric Parking Brake
215
Regenerative Braking
216
Ride Control Systems
217
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
217
Cruise Control
219
Driver Assistance Systems
222
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
222
Parking Assist
224
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
226
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
228
Charging
229
Plug-In Charging
229
Delayed Charging Override
231
Charging Status Feedback
232
Charge Cord
235
Utility Interruption of Charging
236
Electrical Requirements for Battery Charging
236
Fuel
237
California Fuel Requirements
238
Fuels in Foreign Countries
238
Fuel Additives
238
Filling the Tank
239
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
241
Trailer Towing
241
General Towing Information
241
Conversions and Add-Ons
242
Add-On Electrical Equipment
242
Vehicle Care
244
General Information
245
California Proposition 65 Warning
245
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
245
Accessories and Modifications
245
Lifting the Vehicle
246
Vehicle Checks
248
Doing Your Own Service Work
248
Hood
249
Engine Compartment Overview
251
Engine Oil
252
Engine Oil Life System
255
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
256
Cooling System (Engine)
257
Cooling System (High Voltage Battery)
258
Cooling System (Power Electronics and Charger Modules)
259
Engine Coolant
260
Engine Overheating
263
Washer Fluid
263
Brakes
264
Brake Fluid
265
Battery
266
Electric Drive Unit Shift Lock Control Function Check
268
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
269
Wiper Blade Replacement
269
Headlamp Aiming
270
Bulb Replacement
270
Halogen Bulbs
270
LED Lighting
270
Headlamps
271
Back-Up Lamps
272
License Plate Lamp
272
Replacement Bulbs
273
Electrical System
273
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
273
Electrical System Overload
274
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
275
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left Side)
278
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right Side)
280
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
282
Wheels and Tires
283
Tires
283
All-Season Tires
284
Winter Tires
285
Summer Tires
285
Tire Sidewall Labeling
285
Tire Designations
287
Tire Terminology and Definitions
287
Tire Pressure
290
Tire Pressure Monitor System
291
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
292
Tire Inspection
296
Tire Rotation
296
When It Is Time for New Tires
297
Buying New Tires
298
Different Size Tires and Wheels
299
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
300
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
301
Wheel Replacement
302
Tire Chains
303
If a Tire Goes Flat
303
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
304
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
312
Jump Starting
312
Towing the Vehicle
318
Recreational Vehicle Towing
320
Appearance Care
322
Exterior Care
322
Interior Care
327
Floor Mats
330
Service and Maintenance
332
General Information
332
Maintenance Schedule
334
Special Application Services
339
Additional Maintenance and Care
339
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
342
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
342
Maintenance Replacement Parts
343
Maintenance Records
344
Technical Data
346
Vehicle Identification
346
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
346
Service Parts Identification Label
346
Vehicle Data
347
Capacities and Specifications
347
Engine Drive Belt Routing
349
Customer Information
350
Customer Information
350
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
350
Customer Assistance Offices
352
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
353
Online Owner Center
353
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
354
Roadside Assistance Program
354
Scheduling Service Appointments
356
Courtesy Transportation Program
356
Collision Damage Repair
358
Service Publications Ordering Information
360
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
361
Radio Frequency Statement
361
Reporting Safety Defects
361
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
361
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
362
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
362
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
363
Event Data Recorders
363
OnStar®
364
Infotainment System
364
OnStar
366
OnStar Overview
366
OnStar Services
367
Emergency
367
Security
368
Navigation
368
Connections
369
Vehicle Diagnostics
371
OnStar Additional Information
371
Index
376
Index_A
376
Index_B
376
Index_C
377
Index_D
378
Index_E
378
Index_F
379
Index_G
379
Index_H
380
Index_I
380
Index_J
380
Index_K
380
Index_L
381
Index_M
382
Index_N
382
Index_O
382
Index_P
383
Index_R
383
Index_S
384
Index_T
386
Index_U
386
Index_V
386
Index_W
387

FAQ about the 2015 Chevrolet Volt Manual

What contains the 2015 Volt manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Volt owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Volt
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2015 Chevrolet Volt Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Volt year 2015 free?

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The Chevrolet Volt (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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