2018 Chevrolet Traverse Owner's Manual

2018 Chevrolet Traverse owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Traverse
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
7.34 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Stop/Start System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
13
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
16
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Seat Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
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)
25
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
25
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
25
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
26
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
26
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
26
Surround Vision
26
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
27
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
27
Parking Assist
27
Power Outlets
27
Universal Remote System
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
28
Tire Pressure Monitor
29
Fuel (2.0L L4 Engine)
29
Fuel (3.6L V6 Engine)
30
E85 or FlexFuel
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
30
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
33
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
43
Delayed Locking
43
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
44
Vehicle Alarm System
52
Immobilizer
53
Convex Mirrors
54
Power Mirrors
54
Folding Mirrors
54
Heated Mirrors
55
Automatic Dimming Mirror
55
Interior Rearview Mirrors
55
Manual Rearview Mirror
55
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
55
Power Windows
58
Seat Adjustment
65
Power Seat Adjustment
66
Lumbar Adjustment
66
Reclining Seatbacks
67
Memory Seats
68
Heated Rear Seats
75
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
79
Lap-Shoulder Belt
80
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
83
Seat Belt Extender
84
Safety System Check
84
Seat Belt Care
84
Where Are the Airbags?
87
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
89
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
90
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
90
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
91
Passenger Sensing System
92
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
96
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
96
Airbag System Check
97
Older Children
98
Infants and Young Children
100
Child Restraint Systems
102
Where to Put the Restraint
104
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
105
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
113
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
113
Instrument Panel Storage
119
Glove Box
119
Cargo Management System
120
Steering Wheel Adjustment
125
Steering Wheel Controls
125
Heated Steering Wheel
126
Horn
126
Windshield Wiper/Washer
126
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
127
Compass
128
Clock
129
Power Outlets
130
Instrument Cluster
135
Speedometer
138
Odometer
138
Trip Odometer
138
Tachometer
138
Fuel Gauge
139
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
139
Seat Belt Reminders
140
Airbag Readiness Light
141
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
141
Charging System Light
142
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
142
Brake System Warning Light
144
Electric Parking Brake Light
145
Service Electric Parking Brake Light (Uplevel Only)
145
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
145
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
146
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
146
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
146
Traction Off Light
146
StabiliTrak OFF Light
147
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
147
Tire Pressure Light
147
Engine Oil Pressure Light
148
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
149
Low Fuel Warning Light (Uplevel)
149
Security Light
149
High-Beam On Light
149
Front Fog Lamp Light
150
Lamps On Reminder
150
Cruise Control Light
150
Engine Power Messages
154
Vehicle Speed Messages
154
Universal Remote System Programming
163
Exterior Lamp Controls
167
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
169
Flash-to-Pass
169
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
169
Automatic Headlamp System
170
Hazard Warning Flashers
171
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
171
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
172
Courtesy Lamps
172
Dome Lamps
172
Entry Lighting
174
Exit Lighting
174
Battery Load Management
174
Battery Power Protection
175
Infotainment
176
Theft-Deterrent Feature
177
Overview
178
Home Page
179
Operation
179
AM-FM Radio
181
Satellite Radio
182
Radio Reception
184
Antenna
185
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
185
USB Port
185
Bluetooth (Overview)
192
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
193
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
197
Hands-Free Phone
198
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
201
Rear Climate Control System
204
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
207
Distracted Driving
209
Defensive Driving
210
Drunk Driving
210
Control of a Vehicle
210
Braking
210
Steering
211
Off-Road Recovery
211
Loss of Control
212
Off-Road Driving
212
Driving on Wet Roads
217
Hill and Mountain Roads
218
Winter Driving
218
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
220
New Vehicle Break-In
224
Ignition Positions
225
Starting the Engine
226
Engine Heater
228
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
229
Shifting Into Park
230
Shifting out of Park
230
Parking over Things That Burn
231
Manual Mode
235
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
237
Electric Parking Brake
238
Brake Assist
239
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
240
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
257
Assistance Systems for Driving
260
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
260
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
262
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
264
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
266
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
266
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
268
California Fuel Requirements
271
Fuels in Foreign Countries
271
Fuel Additives
271
Filling the Tank
272
General Towing Information
274
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
274
California Proposition 65 Warning
284
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
285
Doing Your Own Service Work
285
Hood
286
Engine Compartment Overview
287
Engine Oil
290
Engine Oil Life System
292
Automatic Transmission Fluid
293
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
294
Cooling System
295
Engine Overheating
299
Washer Fluid
300
Brakes
301
Brake Fluid
302
Battery - North America
303
All-Wheel Drive
304
Starter Switch Check
304
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
304
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
305
Wiper Blade Replacement
305
Windshield Replacement
307
Gas Strut(s)
307
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
308
LED Lighting
309
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Sidemarker
309
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
310
Electrical System Overload
310
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
311
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
311
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
315
Tires
319
All-Season Tires
320
Winter Tires
320
Summer Tires
321
Tire Sidewall Labeling
321
Tire Designations
323
Tire Terminology and Definitions
324
Tire Pressure
327
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
328
Tire Pressure Monitor System
328
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
329
Tire Inspection
333
Tire Rotation
334
When It Is Time for New Tires
335
Buying New Tires
335
Different Size Tires and Wheels
337
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
337
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
339
Wheel Replacement
339
Tire Chains
340
If a Tire Goes Flat
340
Tire Changing
342
Exterior Care
354
Interior Care
359
General Information
364
Maintenance Schedule
366
Special Application Services
371
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
374
Maintenance Replacement Parts
375
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
377
Capacities and Specifications
378
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
381
Customer Assistance Offices
383
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
384
Online Owner Center
384
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
385
Roadside Assistance Program
385
Scheduling Service Appointments
387
Courtesy Transportation Program
387
Collision Damage Repair
388
Service Publications Ordering Information
390
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
392
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
392
Event Data Recorders
393
OnStar
394
Emergency
396
Security
397
Navigation
397
Connections
398
Diagnostics
400
Index_A
407
Index_B
408
Index_C
408
Index_D
409
Index_E
410
Index_F
410
Index_G
411
Index_H
411
Index_I
412
Index_J
412
Index_K
412
Index_L
412
Index_M
413
Index_N
413
Index_O
413
Index_P
414
Index_R
414
Index_S
415
Index_T
416
Index_U
417
Index_V
417
Index_W
417

FAQ about the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse Manual

What contains the 2018 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 2018 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Traverse
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Traverse, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Traverse year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Traverse (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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