2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner's Manual

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Bolt EV
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
6.39 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Seat Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Radio(s)
18
Satellite Radio
19
Portable Audio Devices
19
Bluetooth
19
Steering Wheel Controls
19
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
21
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
21
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
21
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
22
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
22
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
22
Parking Assist
22
High Voltage Safety Information
23
Charging
24
Regenerative Braking
29
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
30
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
31
Keys
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
34
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Start
40
Door Locks
42
Power Door Locks
44
Delayed Locking
44
Automatic Door Locks
44
Lockout Protection
45
Safety Locks
45
Vehicle Alarm System
49
Immobilizer
49
Convex Mirrors
51
Power Mirrors
51
Interior Rearview Mirrors
52
Manual Rearview Mirror
52
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
52
Power Windows
54
Seat Adjustment
60
Reclining Seatbacks
60
Rear Seat Armrest
65
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
67
Lap-Shoulder Belt
68
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
70
Seat Belt Extender
70
Safety System Check
70
Seat Belt Care
71
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
78
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Airbag System Check
83
Older Children
84
Infants and Young Children
86
Child Restraint Systems
88
Where to Put the Restraint
90
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
91
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
100
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
100
Instrument Panel Storage
106
Cupholders
106
Cargo Cover
107
Steering Wheel Adjustment
110
Steering Wheel Controls
110
Heated Steering Wheel
111
Horn
111
Pedestrian Safety Signal
111
Windshield Wiper/Washer
112
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
113
Compass
114
Clock
115
Power Outlets
115
Instrument Cluster
119
Speedometer
122
Odometer
122
Trip Odometer
122
Battery Gauge (High Voltage)
123
Driver Efficiency Gauge
123
Power Indicator Gauge
124
Seat Belt Reminders
124
Airbag Readiness Light
125
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
126
Charging System Light (12-Volt Battery)
126
Service Vehicle Soon Light
127
Brake System Warning Light
127
Electric Parking Brake Light
127
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
128
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
128
Sport Mode Light
128
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
128
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
129
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
129
Traction Off Light
129
StabiliTrak OFF Light
129
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
130
Tire Pressure Light
130
Security Light
131
Vehicle Ready Light
131
High-Beam On Light
131
Lamps On Reminder
131
Cruise Control Light
131
Power Flows
132
Programmable Charging
132
Energy Information
139
Energy Settings
141
Propulsion Power Messages
144
Vehicle Speed Messages
144
Exterior Lamp Controls
151
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
153
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
153
Flash-to-Pass
153
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
153
Automatic Headlamp System
154
Hazard Warning Flashers
154
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
155
Courtesy Lamps
156
Dome Lamps
156
Entry Lighting
157
Exit Lighting
157
Battery Power Protection
157
Theft-Deterrent Feature
159
Overview
159
Operation
160
AM-FM Radio
163
Satellite Radio
165
USB Port
167
Auxiliary Devices
173
Bluetooth Audio
173
Bluetooth
176
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
178
Teen Driver
182
Automatic Climate Control System
187
Air Intake
192
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
192
Air Conditioning Regular Operation
193
Distracted Driving
195
Defensive Driving
195
Drunk Driving
196
Control of a Vehicle
196
Braking
196
Steering
196
Off-Road Recovery
197
Loss of Control
197
Driving on Wet Roads
198
Hill and Mountain Roads
199
Winter Driving
199
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
200
New Vehicle Break-In
204
Power Button
205
Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
206
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
207
Shifting Into Park
207
Shifting out of Park
208
Driver Selected Operating Modes
209
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
214
Electric Parking Brake
214
Brake Assist
216
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
216
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
218
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
223
Assistance Systems for Driving
226
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
226
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
228
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
230
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
232
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
232
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
234
When to Charge
236
Plug-In Charging
236
Delayed Charging Override
240
Charging Status Feedback
241
Charge Cord
244
Utility Interruption of Charging
251
California Proposition 65 Warning
256
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
257
Doing Your Own Service Work
257
Hood
258
Underhood Compartment Overview
260
Cooling System
261
Washer Fluid
262
Brakes
263
Brake Fluid
264
Battery - North America
265
Wiper Blade Replacement
267
Windshield Replacement
268
Gas Strut(s)
268
Halogen Bulbs
270
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
270
LED Lighting
270
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
271
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
272
Electrical System Overload
272
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
273
Underhood Compartment Fuse Block
273
Tires
279
All-Season Tires
280
Winter Tires
280
Self-Sealing Tires
280
Tire Sidewall Labeling
281
Tire Designations
282
Tire Terminology and Definitions
283
Tire Pressure
285
Tire Pressure Monitor System
286
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
287
Tire Inspection
290
Tire Rotation
291
When It Is Time for New Tires
292
Buying New Tires
292
Different Size Tires and Wheels
294
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
294
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
296
Wheel Replacement
296
Tire Chains
297
If a Tire Goes Flat
297
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
298
Exterior Care
312
Interior Care
317
General Information
322
Maintenance Schedule
323
Owner Checks and Services
325
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
328
Maintenance Replacement Parts
329
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
331
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
333
Customer Assistance Offices
335
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
336
Online Owner Center
336
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
337
Roadside Assistance Program
337
Scheduling Service Appointments
339
Courtesy Transportation Program
339
Collision Damage Repair
340
Service Publications Ordering Information
342
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
343
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
344
Event Data Recorders
345
Emergency
348
Security
349
Navigation
349
Connections
350
Diagnostics
352
Index_A
359
Index_B
360
Index_C
360
Index_D
361
Index_E
362
Index_F
362
Index_G
362
Index_H
363
Index_I
363
Index_J
363
Index_K
363
Index_L
363
Index_M
364
Index_N
365
Index_O
365
Index_P
365
Index_R
366
Index_S
366
Index_T
367
Index_U
368
Index_V
368
Index_W
369

FAQ about the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV Manual

What contains the 2018 Bolt EV manual?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Bolt EV. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Bolt EV 2018 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Bolt EV
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Bolt EV year 2018 free?

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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