2017 Chevrolet Spark Owner's Manual

2017 Chevrolet Spark owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Spark
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.53 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Second Row Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
12
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
14
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
15
Climate Controls
16
Vehicle Features
17
Radio(s)
17
Satellite Radio
17
Portable Audio Devices
17
Bluetooth®
17
Steering Wheel Controls
18
Cruise Control
18
Driver Information Center (DIC)
19
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
19
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
19
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
19
Parking Assist
19
Power Outlets
20
Sunroof
20
Performance and Maintenance
20
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
20
Tire Pressure Monitor
21
Fuel
21
E85 or FlexFuel
21
Engine Oil Life System
21
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
22
Roadside Assistance Program
23
Keys, Doors, and Windows
24
Keys and Locks
24
Keys
24
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
26
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
29
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
35
Safety Locks
36
Doors
37
Liftgate
37
Vehicle Security
38
Vehicle Alarm System
38
Immobilizer
39
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
39
Immobilizer Operation (Keyless Access)
40
Exterior Mirrors
41
Convex Mirrors
41
Manual Mirrors
41
Power Mirrors
42
Folding Mirrors
42
Heated Mirrors
42
Interior Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
42
Manual Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
43
Manual Windows
43
Power Windows
43
Sun Visors
45
Roof
45
Sunroof
45
Seats and Restraints
47
Head Restraints
48
Front Seats
49
Seat Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
50
Front Seat Armrest
51
Heated Front Seats
51
Rear Seats
52
Safety Belts
54
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
55
Lap-Shoulder Belt
56
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
58
Safety Belt Extender
58
Safety System Check
58
Safety Belt Care
58
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
59
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
61
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
64
Passenger Sensing System
66
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Airbag System Check
71
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
71
Child Restraints
72
Older Children
72
Infants and Young Children
73
Child Restraint Systems
76
Where to Put the Restraint
77
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
78
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
85
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
85
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
87
Storage
91
Storage Compartments
91
Glove Box
91
Additional Storage Features
91
Cargo Cover
91
Cargo Tie-Downs
92
Instruments and Controls
93
Controls
94
Steering Wheel Adjustment
94
Steering Wheel Controls
94
Horn
95
Windshield Wiper/Washer
95
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
96
Compass
96
Clock
97
Power Outlets
97
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
98
Instrument Cluster
99
Speedometer
101
Odometer
101
Trip Odometer
101
Tachometer
101
Fuel Gauge
101
Safety Belt Reminders
102
Airbag Readiness Light
102
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
103
Charging System Light
104
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
104
Service Vehicle Soon Light
106
Owner Manual Indicator
106
Brake System Warning Light
106
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
107
Operate Pedal Light
107
Up-Shift Light
107
Power Steering Warning Light
107
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
108
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
108
Ultrasonic Parking Sensor Light
108
Traction Off Light
108
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
109
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
109
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
109
Tire Pressure Light
110
Engine Oil Pressure Light
110
Low Fuel Warning Light
111
Immobilizer Light
111
Reduced Engine Power Light
111
High-Beam On Light
112
Front Fog Lamp Light
112
Lamps On Reminder
112
Cruise Control Light
112
Door Ajar Light
112
Information Displays
113
Driver Information Center (DIC)
113
Vehicle Messages
117
Vehicle Messages (Base Level)
117
Vehicle Messages (Uplevel)
118
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
119
Brake System Messages
119
Compass Messages
119
Cruise Control Messages
119
Door Ajar Messages
119
Engine Cooling System Messages
120
Engine Oil Messages
120
Engine Power Messages
121
Fuel System Messages
121
Key and Lock Messages
121
Lamp Messages
122
Object Detection System Messages
122
Ride Control System Messages
123
Security Messages
123
Service Vehicle Messages
123
Tire Messages
123
Transmission Messages
124
Vehicle Reminder Messages
124
Window Messages
124
Vehicle Personalization
124
Lighting
130
Exterior Lighting
130
Exterior Lamp Controls
130
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
131
Flash-to-Pass
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
131
Automatic Headlamp System
131
Hazard Warning Flashers
132
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
133
Fog Lamps
133
Interior Lighting
134
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
134
Courtesy Lamps
134
Dome Lamps
134
Reading Lamps
134
Lighting Features
135
Entry Lighting
135
Exit Lighting
135
Battery Power Protection
135
Infotainment System
136
Introduction
136
Infotainment
136
Theft-Deterrent Feature
137
Overview
138
Home Page
139
Operation
139
Radio
140
AM-FM Radio
140
Satellite Radio
141
Radio Reception
143
Multi-Band Antenna
143
Audio Players
144
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
144
USB Port
144
Auxiliary Devices
150
Phone
150
Bluetooth (Overview)
150
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
152
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
156
Hands-Free Phone
156
Trademarks and License Agreements
159
Climate Controls
161
Climate Control Systems
161
Air Vents
163
Maintenance
164
Air Intake
164
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
164
Air Conditioning Regular Operation
165
Service
165
Driving and Operating
166
Driving Information
167
Distracted Driving
167
Defensive Driving
167
Drunk Driving
168
Control of a Vehicle
168
Braking
168
Steering
168
Off-Road Recovery
169
Loss of Control
169
Driving on Wet Roads
170
Hill and Mountain Roads
171
Winter Driving
171
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
173
Vehicle Load Limits
173
Starting and Operating
176
New Vehicle Break-In
176
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
177
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
178
Starting the Engine
180
Engine Heater
182
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
183
Shifting Into Park
183
Shifting out of Park
184
Parking
185
Parking over Things That Burn
185
Engine Exhaust
185
Running the Vehicle While Parked
186
Automatic Transmission
186
Manual Transmission
188
Brakes
190
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
190
Parking Brake
190
Brake Assist
191
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
191
Ride Control Systems
192
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
192
Cruise Control
194
Driver Assistance Systems
196
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
196
Parking Assist
198
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
199
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
201
Fuel
202
California Fuel Requirements
203
Fuels in Foreign Countries
203
Fuel Additives
203
Filling the Tank
204
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
205
Trailer Towing
206
General Towing Information
206
Conversions and Add-Ons
206
Add-On Electrical Equipment
206
Vehicle Care
208
General Information
209
California Proposition 65 Warning
209
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
209
Accessories and Modifications
209
Vehicle Checks
210
Doing Your Own Service Work
210
Hood
211
Engine Compartment Overview
213
Engine Oil
214
Engine Oil Life System
216
Automatic Transmission Fluid
218
Manual Transmission Fluid
218
Hydraulic Clutch
218
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
219
Cooling System
220
Engine Coolant
220
Engine Overheating
224
Washer Fluid
225
Brakes
226
Brake Fluid
226
Battery - North America
227
Starter Switch Check
228
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
228
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
229
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
229
Wiper Blade Replacement
229
Headlamp Aiming
230
Bulb Replacement
231
Halogen Bulbs
231
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
231
Fog Lamps
233
Fog Lamps (Canada Only)
233
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
234
License Plate Lamp
235
Replacement Bulbs
235
Electrical System
236
Electrical System Overload
236
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
236
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
237
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
239
Wheels and Tires
241
Tires
241
All-Season Tires
242
Winter Tires
242
Tire Sidewall Labeling
243
Tire Designations
245
Tire Terminology and Definitions
245
Tire Pressure
248
Tire Pressure Monitor System
249
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
250
Tire Inspection
253
Tire Rotation
253
When It Is Time for New Tires
254
Buying New Tires
255
Different Size Tires and Wheels
256
Wheel Covers
257
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
257
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
258
Wheel Replacement
259
Tire Chains
259
If a Tire Goes Flat
260
Tire Changing
261
Compact Spare Tire
265
Jump Starting
266
Jump Starting - North America
266
Towing the Vehicle
269
Recreational Vehicle Towing
269
Appearance Care
272
Exterior Care
272
Interior Care
277
Floor Mats
280
Service and Maintenance
281
General Information
281
Maintenance Schedule
282
Special Application Services
287
Additional Maintenance and Care
288
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
291
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
291
Maintenance Replacement Parts
292
Maintenance Records
293
Technical Data
294
Vehicle Identification
294
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
294
Service Parts Identification Label
294
Vehicle Data
295
Capacities and Specifications
295
Engine Drive Belt Routing
296
Customer Information
297
Customer Information
297
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
297
Customer Assistance Offices
299
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
300
Online Owner Center
300
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
301
Roadside Assistance Program
301
Scheduling Service Appointments
303
Courtesy Transportation Program
303
Collision Damage Repair
304
Service Publications Ordering Information
306
Radio Frequency Statement
307
Reporting Safety Defects
308
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
308
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
308
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
308
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
309
Event Data Recorders
309
OnStar®
310
OnStar
311
OnStar Overview
311
OnStar Services
312
Emergency
312
Security
312
Navigation
313
Connections
313
Diagnostics
315
OnStar Additional Information
316
Index
321
Index_A
321
Index_B
322
Index_C
322
Index_D
323
Index_E
324
Index_F
324
Index_G
325
Index_H
325
Index_I
325
Index_J
325
Index_K
325
Index_L
326
Index_M
326
Index_N
327
Index_O
327
Index_P
327
Index_R
328
Index_S
329
Index_T
330
Index_U
330
Index_V
330
Index_W
331

FAQ about the 2017 Chevrolet Spark Manual

What contains the 2017 Spark manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Spark, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Spark

Where to download the 2017 Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Spark owner manual for the 2017 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Spark year 2017 free?

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The Chevrolet Spark (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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