2016 Chevrolet Corvette Owner's Manual

2016 Chevrolet Corvette owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Corvette
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
4.94 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Trunk Release
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
13
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
18
Vehicle Features
19
Infotainment System
19
Steering Wheel Controls
19
Cruise Control
19
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Curb View Camera
20
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
20
Power Outlets
20
Universal Remote System
21
Roof Panel
21
Convertible
21
Performance and Maintenance
21
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
21
Tire Pressure Monitor
22
Performance Vehicle Features
22
Engine Oil Life System
23
Car Wash Guidelines
23
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
23
Roadside Assistance Program
24
Keys, Doors, and Windows
25
Keys and Locks
25
Keys
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
27
Remote Vehicle Start
32
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
36
Delayed Locking
36
Automatic Door Locks
36
Lockout Protection
37
Doors
38
Hatch (Trunk)
38
Vehicle Security
40
Vehicle Alarm System
40
Immobilizer
41
Immobilizer Operation
42
Exterior Mirrors
43
Convex Mirrors
43
Power Mirrors
43
Folding Mirrors
43
Heated Mirrors
43
Automatic Dimming Mirror
43
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
43
Interior Mirrors
44
Interior Rearview Mirrors
44
Manual Rearview Mirror
44
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
44
Windows
45
Power Windows
45
Sun Visors
46
Roof
47
Roof Panel
47
Convertible Top
50
Seats and Restraints
56
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Power Seat Adjustment
57
Lumbar Adjustment
57
Reclining Seatbacks
58
Memory Seats
58
Seatback Latches
60
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
60
Safety Belts
62
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
63
Lap-Shoulder Belt
64
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
66
Safety Belt Extender
66
Safety System Check
66
Safety Belt Care
67
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
67
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
69
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
70
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
71
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
71
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
71
Passenger Sensing System
72
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
77
Airbag System Check
78
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
78
Child Restraints
79
Older Children
79
Infants and Young Children
80
Child Restraint Systems
82
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Securing Child Restraints
85
Storage
88
Storage Compartments
88
Instrument Panel Storage
88
Glove Box
88
Cupholders
89
Rear Storage
89
Center Console Storage
90
Additional Storage Features
90
Cargo Cover
90
Convenience Net
91
Instruments and Controls
92
Controls
93
Steering Wheel Adjustment
93
Steering Wheel Controls
93
Horn
93
Windshield Wiper/Washer
93
Compass
94
Clock
95
Power Outlets
95
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
96
Instrument Cluster
97
Speedometer
102
Odometer
102
Trip Odometer
102
Tachometer
102
Fuel Gauge
102
Boost Gauge
103
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
104
Safety Belt Reminders
105
Airbag Readiness Light
105
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
106
Charging System Light
107
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
107
Brake System Warning Light
109
Electric Parking Brake Light
109
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
110
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
110
Gear Shifting Light (Canada and Mexico Only)
110
Traction Off Light
111
Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control Light
111
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Light
111
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
112
Tire Pressure Light
112
Engine Oil Pressure Light
112
Low Fuel Warning Light
113
Security Light
113
High-Beam On Light
113
Lamps On Reminder
114
Cruise Control Light
114
Door Ajar Light
114
Information Displays
114
Driver Information Center (DIC)
114
Head-Up Display (HUD)
116
Vehicle Messages
121
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
121
Brake System Messages
121
Compass Messages
122
Convertible Top Messages
122
Cruise Control Messages
123
Door Ajar Messages
123
Engine Cooling System Messages
124
Engine Oil Messages
124
Engine Power Messages
125
Fuel System Messages
125
Key and Lock Messages
125
Lamp Messages
126
Ride Control System Messages
126
Airbag System Messages
128
Security Messages
128
Service Vehicle Messages
128
Starting the Vehicle Messages
129
Tire Messages
129
Transmission Messages
130
Vehicle Reminder Messages
130
Vehicle Speed Messages
131
Washer Fluid Messages
131
Window Messages
131
Vehicle Personalization
131
Universal Remote System
138
Universal Remote System Programming
138
Universal Remote System Operation
140
Lighting
141
Exterior Lighting
141
Exterior Lamp Controls
141
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
141
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
142
Flash-to-Pass
142
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
142
Automatic Headlamp System
143
Hazard Warning Flashers
144
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
144
Interior Lighting
145
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
145
Courtesy Lamps
145
Reading Lamps
145
Lighting Features
145
Entry Lighting
145
Exit Lighting
146
Battery Power Protection
146
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
146
Infotainment System
147
Introduction
147
Infotainment
147
Performance Data Recorder (PDR)
147
Climate Controls
153
Climate Control Systems
153
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
153
Air Vents
157
Maintenance
157
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
157
Driving and Operating
159
Driving Information
160
Distracted Driving
160
Defensive Driving
160
Drunk Driving
160
Control of a Vehicle
161
Braking
161
Steering
161
Off-Road Recovery
162
Loss of Control
162
Track Events and Competitive Driving
163
Driving on Wet Roads
169
Hill and Mountain Roads
169
Winter Driving
170
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
171
Vehicle Load Limits
172
Starting and Operating
175
New Vehicle Break-In
175
Front Air Dam
176
Carbon Fiber
176
Ignition Positions
176
Starting the Engine
178
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
180
Shifting Into Park
180
Shifting out of Park
181
Parking (Manual Transmission)
181
Parking over Things That Burn
182
Active Fuel Management®
182
Engine Exhaust
182
Running the Vehicle While Parked
183
Automatic Transmission
183
Manual Mode
185
Manual Transmission
188
Active Rev Match
189
Brakes
190
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
190
Electric Parking Brake
191
Brake Assist
193
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
193
Ride Control Systems
193
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
193
Driver Mode Control
195
Competitive Driving Mode
199
Limited-Slip Differential (Except Z51 and Z06)
202
Limited-Slip Differential (Z51 and Z06 Only)
203
Cruise Control
203
Driver Assistance Systems
206
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
206
Fuel
207
California Fuel Requirements
208
Fuels in Foreign Countries
209
Fuel Additives
209
Filling the Tank
209
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
211
Trailer Towing
211
General Towing Information
211
Conversions and Add-Ons
212
Add-On Electrical Equipment
212
Vehicle Care
213
General Information
214
California Proposition 65 Warning
214
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
214
Accessories and Modifications
214
Lifting the Vehicle
215
Vehicle Checks
217
Doing Your Own Service Work
217
Hood
218
Engine Compartment Overview
219
Engine Oil
224
Engine Oil Life System
229
Automatic Transmission Fluid
230
Manual Transmission Fluid
230
Hydraulic Clutch
231
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
231
Cooling System (Engine)
233
Cooling System (Aero Panel)
235
Engine Coolant
236
Engine Overheating
238
Washer Fluid
239
Brakes
240
Brake Fluid
241
Battery - North America
242
Rear Axle
243
Starter Switch Check
244
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
244
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
245
Wiper Blade Replacement
245
Windshield Replacement
246
Headlamp Aiming
246
Bulb Replacement
246
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
246
LED Lighting
247
License Plate Lamp
247
Replacement Bulbs
247
Electrical System
248
Electrical System Overload
248
Fuses
248
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
248
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
252
Wheels and Tires
255
Tires
255
Winter Tires
256
Run-Flat Tires
256
Low-Profile Tires
257
Competition Oriented Tires
258
Summer Tires
259
Tire Sidewall Labeling
259
Tire Designations
260
Tire Terminology and Definitions
261
Tire Pressure
263
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
265
Tire Pressure Monitor System
266
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
267
Tire Inspection
269
Tire Rotation
269
When It Is Time for New Tires
270
Buying New Tires
271
Different Size Tires and Wheels
272
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
272
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
274
Wheel Replacement
274
Tire Chains
276
If a Tire Goes Flat
276
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
277
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
284
Jump Starting
285
Jump Starting - North America
285
Towing the Vehicle
288
Recreational Vehicle Towing
288
Appearance Care
289
Exterior Care
289
Interior Care
293
Floor Mats
296
Service and Maintenance
298
General Information
298
Maintenance Schedule
299
Special Application Services
304
Additional Maintenance and Care
305
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
308
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
308
Maintenance Replacement Parts
310
Maintenance Records
311
Technical Data
312
Vehicle Identification
312
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
312
Service Parts Identification Label
312
Vehicle Data
313
Capacities and Specifications
313
Engine Drive Belt Routing
315
Customer Information
316
Customer Information
316
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
316
Customer Assistance Offices
318
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
319
Online Owner Center
319
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
319
Roadside Assistance Program
320
Scheduling Service Appointments
322
Courtesy Transportation Program
322
Collision Damage Repair
323
Service Publications Ordering Information
325
Radio Frequency Statement
326
Reporting Safety Defects
326
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
326
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
327
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
327
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
327
Event Data Recorders
328
OnStar®
328
Infotainment System
329
OnStar
330
OnStar Overview
330
OnStar Services
332
Emergency
332
Security
332
Navigation
332
Connections
333
Diagnostics
335
OnStar Additional Information
335
Index
341
Index_A
341
Index_B
342
Index_C
342
Index_D
343
Index_E
343
Index_F
344
Index_G
344
Index_H
345
Index_I
345
Index_J
345
Index_K
345
Index_L
345
Index_M
346
Index_N
347
Index_O
347
Index_P
347
Index_R
348
Index_S
348
Index_T
349
Index_U
350
Index_V
350
Index_W
350

FAQ about the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Manual

What contains the 2016 Corvette manual?

The Chevrolet Corvette owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Corvette. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Corvette 2016 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Corvette, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Corvette
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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