2016 Chevrolet Express Owner's Manual

2016 Chevrolet Express owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Express
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.9 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
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Safety Belts
12
Airbag On-Off Switch
12
Mirror Adjustment
12
Steering Wheel Adjustment
13
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
14
Windshield Wiper/Washer
15
Climate Controls
16
Transmission
17
Vehicle Features
18
Infotainment System
18
Radio(s)
19
Satellite Radio
20
Portable Audio Devices
20
Bluetooth®
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Parking Assist
22
Power Outlets
22
Performance and Maintenance
22
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
23
Engine Oil Life System
23
E85 or FlexFuel
24
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
24
Roadside Assistance Program
24
Keys, Doors, and Windows
25
Keys and Locks
25
Keys
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
27
Remote Vehicle Start
29
Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Cargo Door Relocking
31
Delayed Locking
31
Automatic Door Locks
31
Lockout Protection
31
Safety Locks
31
Doors
32
Side Door (60/40 Swing-Out)
32
Sliding Door
33
Rear Doors
34
Vehicle Security
35
Immobilizer
35
Immobilizer Operation
35
Exterior Mirrors
36
Convex Mirrors
36
Manual Mirrors
36
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
37
Power Mirrors
37
Heated Mirrors
37
Interior Mirrors
38
Interior Rearview Mirrors
38
Manual Rearview Mirror
38
Windows
38
Manual Windows
38
Power Windows
38
Swing-Out Windows
39
Enhanced Technology Glass
39
Sun Visors
40
Seats and Restraints
41
Head Restraints
41
Front Seats
42
Seat Adjustment
42
Power Seat Adjustment
42
Reclining Seatbacks
42
Rear Seats
44
Safety Belts
47
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
48
Lap-Shoulder Belt
49
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
53
Safety Belt Extender
54
Safety System Check
54
Safety Belt Care
54
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
55
Airbag System
55
Where Are the Airbags?
57
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
59
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
60
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
60
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
61
Airbag On-Off Switch
62
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Airbag System Check
65
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
66
Child Restraints
66
Older Children
66
Infants and Young Children
68
Child Restraint Systems
70
Where to Put the Restraint
72
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
73
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
79
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
80
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
82
Storage
85
Storage Compartments
85
Front Storage
85
Additional Storage Features
85
Cargo Tie-Downs
85
Instruments and Controls
87
Controls
88
Steering Wheel Adjustment
88
Steering Wheel Controls
88
Horn
89
Windshield Wiper/Washer
89
Compass
90
Clock
92
Power Outlets
93
Cigarette Lighter
94
Ashtrays
94
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
94
Instrument Cluster
95
Speedometer
96
Odometer
96
Trip Odometer
96
Fuel Gauge
96
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
97
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
98
Voltmeter Gauge
99
Safety Belt Reminders
99
Airbag Readiness Light
99
Airbag On-Off Light
100
Charging System Light
101
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
102
Brake System Warning Light
103
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
104
Tow/Haul Mode Light
104
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
105
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
105
Tire Pressure Light
105
Engine Oil Pressure Light
106
Low Fuel Warning Light
106
Security Light
107
High-Beam On Light
107
Cruise Control Light
107
Information Displays
107
Driver Information Center (DIC)
107
Vehicle Messages
112
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
112
Brake System Messages
112
Compass Messages
113
Door Ajar Messages
113
Engine Cooling System Messages
113
Engine Oil Messages
114
Engine Power Messages
114
Fuel System Messages
115
Key and Lock Messages
115
Lamp Messages
115
Object Detection System Messages
115
Ride Control System Messages
116
Airbag System Messages
117
Security Messages
117
Service Vehicle Messages
117
Tire Messages
118
Transmission Messages
118
Vehicle Reminder Messages
119
Vehicle Personalization
119
Lighting
125
Exterior Lighting
125
Exterior Lamp Controls
125
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
125
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
126
Flash-to-Pass
126
Automatic Headlamp System
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
127
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
127
Interior Lighting
128
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
128
Dome Lamps
128
Reading Lamps
129
Lighting Features
129
Entry/Exit Lighting
129
Battery Load Management
129
Battery Power Protection
130
Infotainment System
131
Introduction
131
Infotainment
131
Theft-Deterrent Feature
132
Overview (AM-FM Radio)
132
Overview (Radio with CD/MP3)
134
Operation
135
Radio
137
AM-FM Radio
137
Satellite Radio
138
Radio Reception
139
Fixed Mast Antenna (Multi-Band)
140
Fixed Mast Antenna (Care)
140
Audio Players
140
CD Player
140
Auxiliary Devices
145
OnStar System
149
Phone
150
Bluetooth
150
Climate Controls
158
Climate Control Systems
158
Rear Heating System
160
Rear Climate Control System
160
Air Vents
163
Driving and Operating
164
Driving Information
165
Distracted Driving
165
Defensive Driving
165
Drunk Driving
165
Control of a Vehicle
166
Braking
166
Steering
166
Off-Road Recovery
167
Loss of Control
167
Driving on Wet Roads
168
Hill and Mountain Roads
169
Winter Driving
169
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
170
Vehicle Load Limits
171
Starting and Operating
175
New Vehicle Break-In
175
Ignition Positions
175
Starting the Engine
177
Fast Idle System
178
Engine Heater
179
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
180
Shifting Into Park
180
Shifting out of Park
181
Parking over Things That Burn
182
Engine Exhaust
182
Running the Vehicle While Parked
183
Automatic Transmission
183
Manual Mode
186
Tow/Haul Mode
187
Brakes
188
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
188
Parking Brake
188
Ride Control Systems
189
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
189
Locking Rear Axle
191
Cruise Control
191
Driver Assistance Systems
194
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
194
Parking Assist
196
Fuel
198
California Fuel Requirements
199
Fuels in Foreign Countries
199
Fuel Additives
199
E85 or FlexFuel
199
Filling the Tank
200
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
202
Trailer Towing
202
General Towing Information
202
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
202
Towing Equipment
209
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
Vehicle Checks
215
Doing Your Own Service Work
215
Hood
215
Engine Compartment Overview
217
Engine Oil
218
Engine Oil Life System
220
Automatic Transmission Fluid
221
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
224
Cooling System
225
Engine Coolant
226
Engine Overheating
229
Engine Fan
230
Power Steering Fluid
231
Washer Fluid
232
Brakes
232
Brake Fluid
233
Battery - North America
234
Rear Axle
235
Noise Control System
235
Starter Switch Check
237
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
237
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
237
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
238
Wiper Blade Replacement
238
Headlamp Aiming
239
Bulb Replacement
239
Halogen Bulbs
239
Headlamps
239
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
241
Taillamps
242
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
243
License Plate Lamp
243
Replacement Bulbs
243
Electrical System
244
Electrical System Overload
244
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
245
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
245
Floor Console Fuse Block
248
Wheels and Tires
251
Tires
251
All-Season Tires
252
Winter Tires
252
All-Terrain Tires
253
Tire Sidewall Labeling
253
Tire Designations
255
Tire Terminology and Definitions
256
Tire Pressure
259
Tire Pressure Monitor System
260
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
261
Tire Inspection
264
Tire Rotation
264
Dual Tire Rotation
265
When It Is Time for New Tires
266
Buying New Tires
267
Different Size Tires and Wheels
268
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
269
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
270
Wheel Replacement
270
Tire Chains
271
If a Tire Goes Flat
272
Tire Changing
273
Full-Size Spare Tire
280
Jump Starting
281
Jump Starting - North America
281
Towing the Vehicle
284
Recreational Vehicle Towing
285
Appearance Care
286
Exterior Care
286
Interior Care
291
Floor Mats
294
Service and Maintenance
295
General Information
295
Maintenance Schedule
296
Special Application Services
300
Additional Maintenance and Care
301
Recommended Fluids
304
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
304
Maintenance Replacement Parts
305
Maintenance Records
306
Technical Data
307
Vehicle Identification
307
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
307
Service Parts Identification Label
307
Vehicle Data
308
Capacities and Specifications
308
Engine Drive Belt Routing
310
Customer Information
311
Customer Information
311
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
311
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
312
Customer Assistance Offices
314
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
315
Online Owner Center
315
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
315
Roadside Assistance Program
316
Scheduling Service Appointments
318
Courtesy Transportation Program
318
Collision Damage Repair
319
Service Publications Ordering Information
321
Radio Frequency Statement
322
Reporting Safety Defects
322
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
322
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
323
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
323
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
323
Event Data Recorders
324
OnStar®
324
Navigation System (U.S. and Canada)
325
OnStar
326
OnStar Overview
326
OnStar Services
327
Emergency
327
Security
327
Navigation
327
Connections
328
Diagnostics
330
OnStar Additional Information
330
Index
336
Index_A
336
Index_B
337
Index_C
337
Index_D
338
Index_E
338
Index_F
339
Index_G
339
Index_H
340
Index_I
340
Index_J
340
Index_K
340
Index_L
340
Index_M
341
Index_N
341
Index_O
342
Index_P
342
Index_R
342
Index_S
343
Index_T
344
Index_U
345
Index_V
345
Index_W
345

FAQ about the 2016 Chevrolet Express Manual

What contains the 2016 Express manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Express
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2016 Chevrolet Express Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Express owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Express year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Express (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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