2017 Chevrolet Cruze Owner's Manual

2017 Chevrolet Cruze owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Cruze
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
6.85 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
Instrument Panel Overview
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Stop/Start System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Trunk
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
22
Infotainment System
22
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
23
Bluetooth®
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Cruise Control
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
25
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
25
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
25
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
26
Parking Assist
26
Power Outlets
26
Sunroof
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Fuel (Gasoline)
28
Fuel (Diesel)
28
E85 or FlexFuel
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Diesel Particulate Filter
29
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
30
Roadside Assistance Program
31
Keys, Doors, and Windows
32
Keys and Locks
32
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
35
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
37
Remote Vehicle Start
43
Door Locks
45
Power Door Locks
46
Delayed Locking
46
Automatic Door Locks
47
Lockout Protection
47
Safety Locks
47
Doors
48
Trunk
48
Liftgate
50
Vehicle Security
51
Vehicle Alarm System
51
Immobilizer
52
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
52
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
53
Exterior Mirrors
54
Convex Mirrors
54
Power Mirrors
54
Folding Mirrors
55
Heated Mirrors
55
Interior Mirrors
55
Interior Rearview Mirrors
55
Manual Rearview Mirror
55
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
55
Windows
56
Power Windows
56
Sun Visors
58
Roof
58
Sunroof
58
Seats and Restraints
60
Head Restraints
61
Front Seats
62
Seat Adjustment
62
Power Seat Adjustment
63
Reclining Seatbacks
63
Heated Front Seats
65
Rear Seats
66
Safety Belts
68
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
69
Lap-Shoulder Belt
70
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
72
Safety Belt Extender
73
Safety System Check
73
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
74
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
76
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
77
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
78
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
79
Passenger Sensing System
80
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Airbag System Check
86
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
86
Child Restraints
87
Older Children
87
Infants and Young Children
88
Child Restraint Systems
91
Where to Put the Restraint
92
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
93
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
100
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
100
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
102
Storage
106
Storage Compartments
106
Glove Box
106
Cupholders
106
Center Console Storage
107
Instruments and Controls
108
Controls
109
Steering Wheel Adjustment
109
Steering Wheel Controls
109
Heated Steering Wheel
110
Horn
110
Windshield Wiper/Washer
110
Compass
111
Clock
112
Power Outlets
113
Wireless Charging
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
116
Instrument Cluster
117
Speedometer
122
Odometer
122
Trip Odometer
122
Tachometer
122
Fuel Gauge
123
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
124
Safety Belt Reminders
125
Airbag Readiness Light
126
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
126
Charging System Light
127
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
127
Brake System Warning Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
130
Up-Shift Light
130
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
130
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
131
Traction Off Light
131
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
131
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
132
Wait-to-Start Light
132
Tire Pressure Light
132
Engine Oil Pressure Light
133
Low Fuel Warning Light
133
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Light
133
Security Light
134
High-Beam On Light
134
Front Fog Lamp Light
134
Lamps On Reminder
134
Cruise Control Light
134
Door Ajar Light
135
Information Displays
135
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
135
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
138
Vehicle Messages
141
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
141
Brake System Messages
141
Compass Messages
141
Cruise Control Messages
142
Door Ajar Messages
142
Engine Cooling System Messages
142
Engine Oil Messages
143
Engine Power Messages
143
Fuel System Messages
143
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Messages
143
Diesel Particulate Filter Messages
144
Key and Lock Messages
144
Lamp Messages
145
Object Detection System Messages
145
Ride Control System Messages
147
Airbag System Messages
147
Safety Belt Messages
147
Security Messages
147
Service Vehicle Messages
148
Starting the Vehicle Messages
148
Tire Messages
148
Transmission Messages
149
Vehicle Reminder Messages
149
Vehicle Speed Messages
150
Vehicle Personalization
151
Lighting
159
Exterior Lighting
159
Exterior Lamp Controls
159
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
161
Flash-to-Pass
161
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
161
Automatic Headlamp System
161
Hazard Warning Flashers
162
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
163
Fog Lamps
163
Interior Lighting
164
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
164
Courtesy Lamps
164
Dome Lamps
164
Reading Lamps
164
Lighting Features
165
Entry Lighting
165
Exit Lighting
165
Battery Power Protection
166
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
166
Infotainment System
167
Introduction
167
Infotainment
167
Theft-Deterrent Feature
168
Overview
169
Home Page
170
Operation
170
Radio
171
AM-FM Radio
171
Satellite Radio (If Equipped)
172
Radio Reception
174
Multi-Band Antenna
174
Audio Players
175
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
175
USB Port
175
Phone
181
Bluetooth (Overview)
181
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
182
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
186
Hands-Free Phone
187
Trademarks and License Agreements
189
Climate Controls
191
Climate Control Systems
191
Climate Control Systems (With Air Conditioning)
191
Climate Control Systems (With Heater Only)
193
Automatic Climate Control System
194
Air Vents
198
Maintenance
198
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
198
Service
198
Driving and Operating
200
Driving Information
201
Distracted Driving
201
Defensive Driving
202
Drunk Driving
202
Control of a Vehicle
202
Braking
202
Steering
203
Off-Road Recovery
203
Loss of Control
204
Driving on Wet Roads
204
Hill and Mountain Roads
205
Winter Driving
206
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
207
Vehicle Load Limits
207
Starting and Operating
211
New Vehicle Break-In
211
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
211
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
213
Starting the Engine
215
Engine Heater
219
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
220
Shifting Into Park
220
Shifting out of Park
221
Parking
222
Parking over Things That Burn
222
Extended Parking
222
Engine Exhaust
222
Running the Vehicle While Parked
223
Diesel Particulate Filter
223
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
224
Automatic Transmission
229
Manual Mode
231
Manual Transmission
232
Brakes
234
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
234
Parking Brake
235
Brake Assist
236
Ride Control Systems
236
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
236
Cruise Control
238
Driver Assistance Systems
240
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
241
Assistance Systems for Driving
243
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
244
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
246
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
246
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
248
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
248
Fuel
250
Fuel (Gasoline)
250
California Fuel Requirements (Gasoline)
250
Fuels in Foreign Countries (Gasoline)
251
Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
251
Fuel for Diesel Engines
251
What Fuel to Use in the U.S. (Diesel)
252
What Fuel to Use in Canada (Diesel)
253
Biodiesel
254
Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)
256
Water in Fuel (Diesel)
256
Running Out of Fuel (Diesel)
259
Fuel Filter Replacement (Diesel)
259
Filling the Tank
260
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
262
Trailer Towing
262
General Towing Information
262
Conversions and Add-Ons
263
Add-On Electrical Equipment
263
Vehicle Care
264
General Information
265
California Proposition 65 Warning
265
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
265
Accessories and Modifications
266
Vehicle Checks
266
Doing Your Own Service Work
266
Hood
267
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Oil
271
Engine Oil Life System
274
Automatic Transmission Fluid
276
Manual Transmission Fluid
276
Hydraulic Clutch
276
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
277
Cooling System
278
Engine Coolant
279
Engine Overheating
282
Washer Fluid
283
Brakes
284
Brake Fluid
285
Battery - North America
286
Fuel Filter
287
Starter Switch Check
287
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
288
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
288
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
288
Wiper Blade Replacement
289
Headlamp Aiming
290
Bulb Replacement
290
Halogen Bulbs
290
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
290
Headlamps and Front Turn Signal
291
Taillamps and Back-Up Lamps
292
Replacement Bulbs
294
Electrical System
294
Electrical System Overload
294
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
295
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
295
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
299
Wheels and Tires
302
Tires
302
All-Season Tires
302
Winter Tires
303
Low-Profile Tires
303
Tire Sidewall Labeling
304
Tire Designations
306
Tire Terminology and Definitions
306
Tire Pressure
309
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
310
Tire Pressure Monitor System
311
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
312
Tire Inspection
315
Tire Rotation
315
When It Is Time for New Tires
316
Buying New Tires
317
Different Size Tires and Wheels
318
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
319
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
320
Wheel Replacement
320
Tire Chains
321
If a Tire Goes Flat
322
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
323
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
330
Tire Changing
330
Compact Spare Tire
336
Jump Starting
337
Jump Starting - North America
337
Towing the Vehicle
340
Recreational Vehicle Towing
340
Appearance Care
343
Exterior Care
343
Interior Care
348
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
363
Maintenance Records
365
Technical Data
366
Vehicle Identification
366
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
366
Service Parts Identification Label
366
Vehicle Data
367
Capacities and Specifications
367
Engine Drive Belt Routing
369
Customer Information
370
Customer Information
370
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
370
Customer Assistance Offices
372
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
373
Online Owner Center
373
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
374
Roadside Assistance Program
374
Scheduling Service Appointments
376
Courtesy Transportation Program
376
Collision Damage Repair
377
Service Publications Ordering Information
379
Radio Frequency Statement
380
Reporting Safety Defects
381
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
381
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
381
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
382
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
382
Event Data Recorders
382
Infotainment System
383
OnStar
384
OnStar Overview
384
OnStar Services
385
Emergency
385
Security
385
Navigation
386
Connections
386
Diagnostics
388
OnStar Additional Information
389
Index
394
Index_A
394
Index_B
395
Index_C
395
Index_D
396
Index_E
397
Index_F
397
Index_G
398
Index_H
398
Index_I
399
Index_J
399
Index_K
399
Index_L
399
Index_M
400
Index_N
400
Index_O
400
Index_P
401
Index_R
401
Index_S
402
Index_T
403
Index_U
404
Index_V
404
Index_W
404

FAQ about the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Manual

What contains the 2017 Cruze manual?

The Chevrolet Cruze owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Cruze. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Cruze 2017 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Cruze, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Cruze year 2017 free?

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The Chevrolet Cruze (2017) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2017 is available in English.

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