2016 Chevrolet Ss Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.23 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Instrument Panel Overview
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Heated and Ventilated Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
17
Vehicle Features
18
Steering Wheel Controls
18
Cruise Control
19
Driver Information Center (DIC)
19
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
19
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
20
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
20
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
20
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
20
Parking Assist
20
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
20
Power Outlets
21
Sunroof
21
Performance and Maintenance
22
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
22
Engine Oil Life System
22
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
23
Battery
23
Roadside Assistance Program
23
Keys, Doors, and Windows
24
Keys and Locks
24
Keys
24
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
25
Remote Vehicle Start
30
Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks
33
Delayed Locking
33
Automatic Door Locks
33
Lockout Protection
33
Safety Locks
34
Doors
35
Trunk
35
Vehicle Security
36
Vehicle Alarm System
36
Immobilizer
37
Immobilizer Operation
37
Exterior Mirrors
38
Convex Mirrors
38
Power Mirrors
39
Folding Mirrors
39
Heated Mirrors
39
Automatic Dimming Mirror
39
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
39
Interior Mirrors
40
Interior Rearview Mirrors
40
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
40
Windows
40
Power Windows
40
Sun Visors
42
Roof
42
Sunroof
42
Seats and Restraints
44
Head Restraints
45
Front Seats
46
Power Seat Adjustment
46
Lumbar Adjustment
46
Reclining Seatbacks
47
Memory Seats
47
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
49
Rear Seats
50
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
50
Safety Belts
51
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
52
Lap-Shoulder Belt
53
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
55
Safety Belt Extender
55
Safety System Check
55
Safety Belt Care
56
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
56
Airbag System
57
Where Are the Airbags?
58
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
61
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
61
Passenger Sensing System
63
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Airbag System Check
68
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
68
Child Restraints
69
Older Children
69
Infants and Young Children
70
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
74
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
75
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
81
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
81
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
83
Storage
86
Storage Compartments
86
Glove Box
86
Cupholders
86
Center Console Storage
87
Additional Storage Features
87
Convenience Net
87
Roof Rack System
88
Instruments and Controls
89
Controls
90
Steering Wheel Adjustment
90
Steering Wheel Controls
90
Horn
91
Windshield Wiper/Washer
91
Clock
92
Power Outlets
92
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
93
Instrument Cluster
94
Speedometer
95
Odometer
95
Trip Odometer
95
Tachometer
95
Fuel Gauge
95
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
96
Safety Belt Reminders
96
Airbag Readiness Light
97
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
97
Charging System Light
98
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
98
Service Vehicle Soon Light
100
Brake System Warning Light
100
Electric Parking Brake Light
101
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
101
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
102
Sport Mode Light
102
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
102
Traction Off Light
103
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
103
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
103
Tire Pressure Light
104
Engine Oil Pressure Light
104
Low Fuel Warning Light
104
Security Light
105
High-Beam On Light
105
Lamps On Reminder
105
Cruise Control Light
105
Door Ajar Light
106
Information Displays
106
Driver Information Center (DIC)
106
Head-Up Display (HUD)
109
Vehicle Messages
111
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
111
Brake System Messages
111
Cruise Control Messages
112
Door Ajar Messages
112
Engine Cooling System Messages
112
Engine Oil Messages
113
Engine Power Messages
113
Fuel System Messages
113
Key and Lock Messages
113
Lamp Messages
114
Object Detection System Messages
114
Ride Control System Messages
115
Security Messages
115
Service Vehicle Messages
116
Starting the Vehicle Messages
116
Tire Messages
116
Transmission Messages
117
Vehicle Reminder Messages
117
Vehicle Speed Messages
118
Washer Fluid Messages
118
Window Messages
118
Vehicle Personalization
118
Lighting
124
Exterior Lighting
124
Exterior Lamp Controls
124
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
124
Flash-to-Pass
124
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
125
Automatic Headlamp System
125
Hazard Warning Flashers
125
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
126
Interior Lighting
126
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
126
Dome Lamps
127
Reading Lamps
127
Lighting Features
128
Entry Lighting
128
Exit Lighting
128
Battery Power Protection
128
Infotainment System
129
Introduction
129
Infotainment
129
Overview
130
Steering Wheel Controls
132
Using the System
132
Software Updates
137
Radio
137
AM-FM Radio
137
Radio Data System (RDS)
139
Satellite Radio
140
Radio Reception
145
Backglass Antenna
146
Multi-Band Antenna
146
Quick Info
146
Pandora Internet Radio
147
Stitcher Internet Radio
151
Pictures
155
Audio Players
156
USB
156
Bluetooth Audio
162
OnStar System
163
Navigation
164
Using the Navigation System
164
Maps
167
Navigation Symbols
168
Destination
170
OnStar® Destination Download
180
Configure Menu
181
Global Positioning System (GPS)
186
Vehicle Positioning
186
Problems with Route Guidance
187
If the System Needs Service
187
Map Data Updates
187
Database Coverage Explanations
188
Voice Recognition
188
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
194
Bluetooth
194
Text Messaging
201
Trademarks and License Agreements
204
Climate Controls
209
Climate Control Systems
209
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
209
Air Vents
213
Maintenance
214
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
214
Driving and Operating
215
Driving Information
216
Distracted Driving
216
Defensive Driving
216
Drunk Driving
216
Control of a Vehicle
217
Braking
217
Steering
217
Off-Road Recovery
218
Loss of Control
218
Track Events and Competitive Driving
219
Driving on Wet Roads
221
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
223
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
224
Vehicle Load Limits
224
Starting and Operating
228
New Vehicle Break-In
228
Ignition Positions
228
Starting the Engine
230
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
231
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
231
Shifting out of Park
232
Parking
233
Parking over Things That Burn
234
Engine Exhaust
234
Running the Vehicle While Parked
235
Automatic Transmission
235
Manual Mode
237
Manual Transmission
239
Brakes
240
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
240
Electric Parking Brake
241
Brake Assist
243
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
243
Ride Control Systems
243
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
243
Driver Mode Control
245
Track Driver Mode
247
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
249
Cruise Control
249
Driver Assistance Systems
251
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
252
Assistance Systems for Driving
256
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
256
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
258
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
260
Fuel
262
California Fuel Requirements
263
Fuels in Foreign Countries
263
Fuel Additives
263
Filling the Tank
263
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
265
Trailer Towing
265
Conversions and Add-Ons
266
Add-On Electrical Equipment
266
Vehicle Care
267
General Information
268
California Proposition 65 Warning
268
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
268
Accessories and Modifications
269
Vehicle Checks
269
Doing Your Own Service Work
269
Hood
270
Engine Compartment Overview
271
Engine Oil
272
Engine Oil Life System
274
Automatic Transmission Fluid
275
Manual Transmission Fluid
275
Hydraulic Clutch
275
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
276
Cooling System
277
Engine Coolant
278
Engine Overheating
281
Washer Fluid
283
Brakes
283
Brake Fluid
284
Battery - North America
285
Rear Axle
286
Starter Switch Check
287
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
287
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
288
Wiper Blade Replacement
288
Windshield Replacement
289
Headlamp Aiming
289
Bulb Replacement
290
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
290
License Plate Lamp
290
Replacement Bulbs
291
Electrical System
291
Electrical System Overload
291
Fuses
292
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
292
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
295
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
297
Wheels and Tires
300
Tires
300
Winter Tires
300
Low-Profile Tires
301
Summer Tires
301
Tire Sidewall Labeling
302
Tire Designations
303
Tire Terminology and Definitions
304
Tire Pressure
306
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
307
Tire Pressure Monitor System
308
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
309
Tire Inspection
312
Tire Rotation
312
When It Is Time for New Tires
313
Buying New Tires
314
Different Size Tires and Wheels
315
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
316
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
317
Wheel Replacement
317
Tire Chains
318
If a Tire Goes Flat
319
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
320
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
326
Tire Changing
327
Full-Size Spare Tire
331
Jump Starting
332
Jump Starting - North America
332
Towing the Vehicle
335
Recreational Vehicle Towing
335
Appearance Care
336
Exterior Care
336
Interior Care
340
Floor Mats
343
Service and Maintenance
345
General Information
345
Maintenance Schedule
347
Special Application Services
352
Additional Maintenance and Care
352
Recommended Fluids
355
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
355
Maintenance Replacement Parts
356
Maintenance Records
357
Technical Data
358
Vehicle Identification
358
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
358
Service Parts Identification Label
358
Vehicle Data
359
Capacities and Specifications
359
Engine Drive Belt Routing
361
Customer Information
362
Customer Information
362
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
362
Customer Assistance Offices
364
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
365
Online Owner Center
365
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
366
Roadside Assistance Program
366
Scheduling Service Appointments
368
Courtesy Transportation Program
368
Collision Damage Repair
369
Service Publications Ordering Information
371
Radio Frequency Statement
372
Reporting Safety Defects
372
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
372
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
373
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
373
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
373
Event Data Recorders
374
OnStar®
374
Infotainment System
375
OnStar
376
OnStar Overview
376
OnStar Services
377
Emergency
377
Security
377
Navigation
377
Connections
378
Diagnostics
380
OnStar Additional Information
380
Index
386
Index_A
386
Index_B
387
Index_C
387
Index_D
388
Index_E
389
Index_F
389
Index_G
390
Index_H
390
Index_I
390
Index_J
390
Index_K
390
Index_L
390
Index_M
391
Index_N
392
Index_O
392
Index_P
393
Index_Q
393
Index_R
393
Index_S
394
Index_T
395
Index_U
396
Index_V
396
Index_W
396

FAQ about the 2016 Chevrolet Ss Manual

What contains the 2016 Ss manual?

The Chevrolet Ss owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Ss. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Ss 2016 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
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Ss owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2016 Chevrolet Ss Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Ss 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 Ss (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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