2017 Chevrolet SS Owner's Manual

2017 Chevrolet SS owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
SS
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
6.79 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
14
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
Fuel
23
E85 or FlexFuel
23
Engine Oil Life System
23
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
23
Battery
24
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
26
Remote Vehicle Start
31
Door Locks
33
Power Door Locks
34
Delayed Locking
34
Automatic Door Locks
34
Lockout Protection
34
Safety Locks
35
Doors
36
Trunk
36
Vehicle Security
37
Vehicle Alarm System
37
Immobilizer
38
Immobilizer Operation
38
Exterior Mirrors
39
Convex Mirrors
39
Power Mirrors
40
Folding Mirrors
40
Heated Mirrors
40
Automatic Dimming Mirror
40
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
40
Interior Mirrors
41
Interior Rearview Mirrors
41
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
41
Windows
41
Power Windows
41
Sun Visors
43
Roof
43
Sunroof
43
Seats and Restraints
45
Head Restraints
46
Front Seats
47
Power Seat Adjustment
47
Lumbar Adjustment
47
Reclining Seatbacks
48
Memory Seats
49
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
50
Rear Seats
52
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
52
Safety Belts
52
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
53
Lap-Shoulder Belt
54
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
56
Safety Belt Extender
57
Safety System Check
57
Safety Belt Care
57
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
57
Airbag System
58
Where Are the Airbags?
60
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
61
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
62
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
62
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
63
Passenger Sensing System
64
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
68
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
69
Airbag System Check
69
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
70
Child Restraints
70
Older Children
70
Infants and Young Children
72
Child Restraint Systems
74
Where to Put the Restraint
76
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
77
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
82
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
82
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
84
Storage
88
Storage Compartments
88
Glove Box
88
Cupholders
88
Center Console Storage
88
Additional Storage Features
89
Convenience Net
89
Roof Rack System
90
Instruments and Controls
91
Controls
92
Steering Wheel Adjustment
92
Steering Wheel Controls
92
Horn
93
Windshield Wiper/Washer
93
Clock
94
Power Outlets
95
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
96
Instrument Cluster
97
Speedometer
98
Odometer
98
Trip Odometer
98
Tachometer
98
Fuel Gauge
98
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
99
Safety Belt Reminders
99
Airbag Readiness Light
100
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
100
Charging System Light
101
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
101
Service Vehicle Soon Light
103
Brake System Warning Light
103
Electric Parking Brake Light
104
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
104
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
105
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
105
Traction Off Light
105
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
106
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
106
Driver Mode Control Light
106
Tire Pressure Light
107
Engine Oil Pressure Light
107
Low Fuel Warning Light
107
Security Light
108
High-Beam On Light
108
Lamps On Reminder
108
Cruise Control Light
108
Door Ajar Light
109
Information Displays
109
Driver Information Center (DIC)
109
Head-Up Display (HUD)
111
Vehicle Messages
114
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
114
Brake System Messages
114
Cruise Control Messages
115
Door Ajar Messages
115
Engine Cooling System Messages
115
Engine Oil Messages
116
Engine Power Messages
116
Fuel System Messages
116
Key and Lock Messages
116
Lamp Messages
117
Object Detection System Messages
117
Ride Control System Messages
118
Security Messages
118
Service Vehicle Messages
119
Starting the Vehicle Messages
119
Tire Messages
119
Transmission Messages
120
Vehicle Reminder Messages
121
Vehicle Speed Messages
121
Washer Fluid Messages
121
Window Messages
121
Vehicle Personalization
121
Lighting
127
Exterior Lighting
127
Exterior Lamp Controls
127
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
127
Flash-to-Pass
127
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
128
Automatic Headlamp System
128
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
129
Interior Lighting
129
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
129
Dome Lamps
130
Reading Lamps
130
Lighting Features
131
Entry Lighting
131
Exit Lighting
131
Battery Power Protection
131
Infotainment System
132
Introduction
132
Infotainment
132
Overview
133
Steering Wheel Controls
135
Using the System
135
Software Updates
140
Radio
140
AM-FM Radio
140
Radio Data System (RDS)
142
Satellite Radio
143
Radio Reception
148
Backglass Antenna
148
Multi-Band Antenna
149
Quick Info
149
Pandora Internet Radio
150
Stitcher Internet Radio
154
Pictures
158
Audio Players
159
USB
159
Bluetooth Audio
164
OnStar System
166
Navigation
166
Using the Navigation System
166
Maps
169
Navigation Symbols
170
Destination
172
OnStar® Destination Download
181
Configure Menu
182
Global Positioning System (GPS)
187
Vehicle Positioning
188
Problems with Route Guidance
188
If the System Needs Service
189
Map Data Updates
189
Database Coverage Explanations
189
Voice Recognition
190
Bluetooth Phone/Devices
196
Bluetooth
196
Text Messaging
203
Trademarks and License Agreements
206
Climate Controls
211
Climate Control Systems
211
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
211
Air Vents
215
Maintenance
216
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
216
Service
216
Driving and Operating
217
Driving Information
218
Distracted Driving
218
Defensive Driving
218
Drunk Driving
219
Control of a Vehicle
219
Braking
219
Steering
219
Off-Road Recovery
220
Loss of Control
220
Track Events and Competitive Driving
221
Driving on Wet Roads
223
Hill and Mountain Roads
224
Winter Driving
225
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
226
Vehicle Load Limits
227
Starting and Operating
230
New Vehicle Break-In
230
Ignition Positions
230
Starting the Engine
232
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
233
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
233
Shifting out of Park
234
Parking
235
Parking over Things That Burn
235
Extended Parking
236
Engine Exhaust
236
Running the Vehicle While Parked
237
Automatic Transmission
237
Manual Mode
239
Manual Transmission
241
Brakes
242
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
242
Electric Parking Brake
243
Brake Assist
245
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
245
Ride Control Systems
246
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
246
Driver Mode Control
248
Track Driver Mode
250
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
252
Cruise Control
252
Driver Assistance Systems
254
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
255
Assistance Systems for Driving
260
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
260
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
262
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
264
Fuel
265
California Fuel Requirements
266
Fuels in Foreign Countries
267
Fuel Additives
267
Filling the Tank
267
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
268
Trailer Towing
269
Conversions and Add-Ons
269
Add-On Electrical Equipment
269
Vehicle Care
271
General Information
272
California Proposition 65 Warning
272
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
272
Accessories and Modifications
273
Vehicle Checks
273
Doing Your Own Service Work
273
Hood
274
Engine Compartment Overview
275
Engine Oil
276
Engine Oil Life System
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
279
Manual Transmission Fluid
279
Hydraulic Clutch
280
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
280
Cooling System
281
Engine Coolant
282
Engine Overheating
285
Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
288
Brake Fluid
288
Battery - North America
289
Rear Axle
290
Starter Switch Check
291
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
291
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
292
Wiper Blade Replacement
292
Windshield Replacement
293
Headlamp Aiming
293
Bulb Replacement
294
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
294
License Plate Lamp
294
Replacement Bulbs
295
Electrical System
295
Electrical System Overload
295
Fuses
296
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
296
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
299
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
301
Wheels and Tires
304
Tires
304
Winter Tires
305
Low-Profile Tires
305
Summer Tires
305
Tire Sidewall Labeling
306
Tire Designations
307
Tire Terminology and Definitions
308
Tire Pressure
310
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
311
Tire Pressure Monitor System
312
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
313
Tire Inspection
316
Tire Rotation
316
When It Is Time for New Tires
317
Buying New Tires
318
Different Size Tires and Wheels
319
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
320
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
321
Wheel Replacement
321
Tire Chains
322
If a Tire Goes Flat
323
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
324
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
330
Tire Changing
330
Full-Size Spare Tire
335
Jump Starting
336
Jump Starting - North America
336
Towing the Vehicle
338
Recreational Vehicle Towing
339
Appearance Care
339
Exterior Care
339
Interior Care
344
Floor Mats
347
Service and Maintenance
349
General Information
349
Maintenance Schedule
350
Special Application Services
356
Additional Maintenance and Care
356
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
359
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
359
Maintenance Replacement Parts
360
Maintenance Records
361
Technical Data
362
Vehicle Identification
362
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
362
Service Parts Identification Label
362
Vehicle Data
363
Capacities and Specifications
363
Engine Drive Belt Routing
364
Customer Information
365
Customer Information
365
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
365
Customer Assistance Offices
367
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
368
Online Owner Center
368
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
369
Roadside Assistance Program
369
Scheduling Service Appointments
371
Courtesy Transportation Program
371
Collision Damage Repair
372
Service Publications Ordering Information
374
Radio Frequency Statement
375
Reporting Safety Defects
375
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
375
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
376
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
376
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
376
Event Data Recorders
377
OnStar®
377
Infotainment System
378
OnStar
379
OnStar Overview
379
OnStar Services
380
Emergency
380
Security
380
Navigation
381
Connections
381
Diagnostics
383
OnStar Additional Information
384
Index
389
Index_A
389
Index_B
390
Index_C
390
Index_D
391
Index_E
392
Index_F
392
Index_G
393
Index_H
393
Index_I
393
Index_J
393
Index_K
393
Index_L
394
Index_M
394
Index_N
395
Index_O
395
Index_P
396
Index_Q
396
Index_R
396
Index_S
397
Index_T
398
Index_U
399
Index_V
399
Index_W
399

FAQ about the 2017 Chevrolet SS Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet SS
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2017 Chevrolet SS Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet SS year 2017 free?

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The Chevrolet SS (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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