2017 Chevrolet Traverse Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
6.55 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
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
13
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
24
Portable Audio Devices
24
Bluetooth®
25
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio without Touchscreen)
25
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio with Touchscreen)
26
Cruise Control
26
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
27
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
27
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
27
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
27
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
28
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
28
Parking Assist
28
Power Outlets
28
Universal Remote System
28
Sunroof
28
Performance and Maintenance
29
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
29
Tire Pressure Monitor
30
Fuel
30
E85 or FlexFuel
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
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
34
Remote Vehicle Start
36
Door Locks
37
Power Door Locks
38
Delayed Locking
38
Automatic Door Locks
39
Lockout Protection
39
Safety Locks
39
Doors
40
Liftgate
40
Vehicle Security
43
Vehicle Alarm System
43
Immobilizer
44
Immobilizer Operation
44
Exterior Mirrors
46
Convex Mirrors
46
Power Mirrors
46
Folding Mirrors
47
Heated Mirrors
47
Automatic Dimming Mirror
47
Park Tilt Mirrors
47
Interior Mirrors
48
Interior Rearview Mirrors
48
Manual Rearview Mirror
48
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
48
Windows
48
Power Windows
49
Sun Visors
50
Roof
51
Sunroof
51
Seats and Restraints
53
Head Restraints
54
Front Seats
55
Seat Adjustment
55
Power Seat Adjustment
56
Lumbar Adjustment
56
Reclining Seatbacks
57
Memory Seats
58
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
59
Rear Seats
60
Third Row Seats
62
Safety Belts
65
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
66
Lap-Shoulder Belt
67
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
71
Safety Belt Extender
71
Safety System Check
71
Safety Belt Care
71
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
72
Airbag System
73
Where Are the Airbags?
74
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
76
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
77
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
77
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
77
Passenger Sensing System
79
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Airbag System Check
84
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
84
Child Restraints
85
Older Children
85
Infants and Young Children
86
Child Restraint Systems
89
Where to Put the Restraint
90
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
92
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
98
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
100
Storage
104
Storage Compartments
104
Instrument Panel Storage
104
Glove Box
104
Cupholders
104
Armrest Storage
105
Center Console Storage
105
Additional Storage Features
106
Cargo Cover
106
Cargo Tie-Downs
106
Cargo Management System
106
Convenience Net
107
Roof Rack System
107
Instruments and Controls
109
Controls
110
Steering Wheel Adjustment
110
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio without Touchscreen)
110
Steering Wheel Controls (Radio with Touchscreen)
111
Heated Steering Wheel
112
Horn
112
Windshield Wiper/Washer
112
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
113
Compass
113
Clock (Radio without Touchscreen)
115
Clock (Radio with Touchscreen)
116
Power Outlets
116
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
118
Instrument Cluster
119
Speedometer
120
Odometer
120
Tachometer
120
Fuel Gauge
120
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
121
Voltmeter Gauge
122
Safety Belt Reminders
122
Airbag Readiness Light
123
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
123
Charging System Light
124
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
125
Brake System Warning Light
127
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
127
Tow/Haul Mode Light
128
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
128
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
128
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
128
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
129
Tire Pressure Light
129
Engine Oil Pressure Light
129
Security Light
130
High-Beam On Light
130
Cruise Control Light
131
Information Displays
131
Driver Information Center (DIC) (With DIC Buttons)
131
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Without DIC Buttons)
136
Vehicle Messages
138
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
139
Brake System Messages
139
Cruise Control Messages
139
Door Ajar Messages
139
Engine Cooling System Messages
140
Engine Oil Messages
141
Engine Power Messages
141
Fuel System Messages
142
Key and Lock Messages
142
Lamp Messages
142
Object Detection System Messages
142
Ride Control System Messages
144
Airbag System Messages
144
Security Messages
144
Service Vehicle Messages
145
Tire Messages
145
Transmission Messages
146
Vehicle Reminder Messages
147
Vehicle Speed Messages
147
Washer Fluid Messages
147
Vehicle Personalization
147
Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons)
147
Universal Remote System
154
Universal Remote System Programming
154
Universal Remote System Operation
157
Lighting
158
Exterior Lighting
158
Exterior Lamp Controls
158
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/Automatic Headlamp System
159
Delayed Headlamps
159
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
160
Fog Lamps
160
Interior Lighting
161
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
161
Courtesy Lamps
161
Dome Lamps
161
Reading Lamps
162
Lighting Features
162
Entry Lighting
162
Delayed Entry Lighting
163
Delayed Exit Lighting
163
Parade Dimming
163
Battery Load Management
163
Battery Power Protection
164
Infotainment System
165
Introduction
165
Infotainment
165
Theft-Deterrent Feature
166
Overview (Radio without Touchscreen)
167
Overview (Radio with Touchscreen)
169
Operation (Radio without Touchscreen)
169
Operation (Radio with Touchscreen)
171
Radio
174
AM-FM Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
174
AM-FM Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
175
Satellite Radio (Radio without Touchscreen)
178
Satellite Radio (Radio with Touchscreen)
181
Radio Reception
182
Multi-Band Antenna
183
Audio Players
183
CD Player (Radio without Touchscreen)
183
CD Player (Radio with Touchscreen)
185
MP3 (Radio without Touchscreen)
187
MP3 (Radio with Touchscreen)
192
Auxiliary Devices
194
OnStar System
195
Rear Seat Infotainment
195
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
195
Phone
197
Bluetooth
197
Settings
203
Trademarks and License Agreements
205
Climate Controls
206
Climate Control Systems
206
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
209
Rear Climate Control System
213
Rear Climate Control System (with Rear Seat Audio)
214
Air Vents
215
Maintenance
216
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
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
Driving on Wet Roads
221
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
222
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
Engine Heater
231
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
232
Shifting Into Park
233
Shifting out of Park
234
Parking over Things That Burn
234
Engine Exhaust
235
Running the Vehicle While Parked
235
Automatic Transmission
236
Manual Mode
237
Tow/Haul Mode
238
Drive Systems
239
All-Wheel Drive
239
Brakes
239
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
239
Parking Brake
240
Brake Assist
241
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
241
Ride Control Systems
241
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
241
Cruise Control
243
Driver Assistance Systems
245
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
245
Parking Assist
248
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
249
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
251
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
253
Fuel
254
California Fuel Requirements
255
Fuels in Foreign Countries
255
Fuel Additives
255
Filling the Tank
255
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
257
Trailer Towing
257
General Towing Information
257
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
257
Towing Equipment
263
Conversions and Add-Ons
265
Add-On Electrical Equipment
265
Vehicle Care
266
General Information
267
California Proposition 65 Warning
267
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
267
Accessories and Modifications
267
Vehicle Checks
268
Doing Your Own Service Work
268
Hood
269
Engine Compartment Overview
270
Engine Cover
271
Engine Oil
271
Engine Oil Life System
274
Automatic Transmission Fluid
275
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
275
Cooling System
276
Engine Coolant
277
Engine Overheating
280
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
282
Power Steering Fluid
282
Washer Fluid
283
Brakes
284
Brake Fluid
284
Battery - North America
285
All-Wheel Drive
286
Starter Switch Check
286
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
287
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
287
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
287
Wiper Blade Replacement
288
Headlamp Aiming
289
Bulb Replacement
289
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
289
License Plate Lamp
290
Replacement Bulbs
290
Electrical System
291
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
291
Electrical System Overload
291
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
292
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
292
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
295
Wheels and Tires
298
Tires
298
All-Season Tires
298
Winter Tires
299
Summer Tires
299
Tire Sidewall Labeling
300
Tire Designations
302
Tire Terminology and Definitions
303
Tire Pressure
305
Tire Pressure Monitor System
306
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
307
Tire Inspection
310
Tire Rotation
311
When It Is Time for New Tires
312
Buying New Tires
312
Different Size Tires and Wheels
314
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
314
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
316
Wheel Replacement
316
Tire Chains
317
If a Tire Goes Flat
317
Tire Changing
318
Compact Spare Tire
326
Jump Starting
327
Jump Starting - North America
327
Towing the Vehicle
330
Recreational Vehicle Towing
331
Appearance Care
334
Exterior Care
334
Interior Care
339
Floor Mats
342
Service and Maintenance
344
General Information
344
Maintenance Schedule
345
Special Application Services
351
Additional Maintenance and Care
351
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
354
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
354
Maintenance Replacement Parts
355
Maintenance Records
356
Technical Data
357
Vehicle Identification
357
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
357
Service Parts Identification Label
357
Vehicle Data
358
Capacities and Specifications
358
Engine Drive Belt Routing
359
Customer Information
360
Customer Information
360
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
360
Customer Assistance Offices
362
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
363
Online Owner Center
363
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
364
Roadside Assistance Program
364
Scheduling Service Appointments
366
Courtesy Transportation Program
366
Collision Damage Repair
367
Service Publications Ordering Information
369
Radio Frequency Statement
370
Reporting Safety Defects
371
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
371
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
371
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
371
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
372
Event Data Recorders
372
OnStar®
373
Infotainment System
373
OnStar
374
OnStar Overview
374
OnStar Services
375
Emergency
375
Security
375
Navigation
376
Connections
376
Diagnostics
378
OnStar Additional Information
379
Index
384
Index_A
384
Index_B
385
Index_C
385
Index_D
386
Index_E
387
Index_F
387
Index_G
388
Index_H
388
Index_I
388
Index_J
389
Index_K
389
Index_L
389
Index_M
389
Index_N
390
Index_O
390
Index_P
391
Index_R
391
Index_S
392
Index_T
393
Index_U
394
Index_V
394
Index_W
394

FAQ about the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse Manual

What contains the 2017 Traverse manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Traverse, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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

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