2019 Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual

2019 Chevrolet Sonic owners manual
Year:
2019
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Sonic
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
6.67 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Liftgate (Hatchback)
11
Trunk Release (Sedan)
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Second Row Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Seat Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Infotainment System
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
20
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Park Assist
23
Power Outlets
23
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Fuel
25
E85 or FlexFuel
25
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
36
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
40
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Trunk (Sedan)
44
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation (Key Access)
48
Convex Mirrors
49
Manual Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Manual Windows
51
Power Windows
51
Seat Adjustment
57
Power Seat Adjustment
58
Lumbar Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Front Seat Armrest
60
Heated Front Seats
60
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
64
Lap-Shoulder Belt
66
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
69
Seat Belt Extender
69
Safety System Check
70
Seat Belt Care
70
Where Are the Airbags?
73
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Airbag System Check
82
Older Children
83
Infants and Young Children
85
Child Restraint Systems
87
Where to Put the Restraint
89
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
90
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
96
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
97
Instrument Panel Storage
103
Steering Wheel Adjustment
107
Steering Wheel Controls
107
Heated Steering Wheel
108
Horn
108
Windshield Wiper/Washer
108
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
109
Compass
110
Clock
110
Instrument Cluster
112
Speedometer
114
Odometer
114
Trip Odometer
114
Tachometer
114
Fuel Gauge
114
Seat Belt Reminders
115
Airbag Readiness Light
115
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
116
Charging System Light
117
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
117
Service Vehicle Soon Light
119
Owner Manual Indicator
119
Brake System Warning Light
119
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
120
Operate Pedal Light
120
Up-Shift Light
121
Power Steering Warning Light
121
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
121
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
121
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
122
Ultrasonic Parking Sensor Light
122
Traction Off Light
122
StabiliTrak OFF Light
122
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
123
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
123
Tire Pressure Light
123
Engine Oil Pressure Light
124
Low Fuel Warning Light
124
Immobilizer Light
125
Reduced Engine Power Light
125
High-Beam On Light
125
Front Fog Lamp Light
125
Lamps On Reminder
126
Cruise Control Light
126
Hood Ajar Light
126
Engine Power Messages
132
Vehicle Speed Messages
133
Exterior Lamp Controls
136
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
137
Flash-to-Pass
137
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
137
Automatic Headlamp System
138
Hazard Warning Flashers
138
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
139
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
140
Courtesy Lamps
140
Dome Lamps
140
Entry Lighting
141
Exit Lighting
141
Battery Load Management
141
Battery Power Protection
142
Overview
144
AM-FM Radio
148
Satellite Radio
150
Radio Reception
150
Backglass Antenna
151
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
151
USB Port
151
Auxiliary Jack
154
Bluetooth Audio
155
Bluetooth (Overview)
157
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
158
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
163
Settings
164
Climate Control Systems
170
Air Intake
173
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
173
Distracted Driving
176
Defensive Driving
177
Drunk Driving
177
Control of a Vehicle
177
Braking
177
Steering
178
Off-Road Recovery
178
Loss of Control
179
Driving on Wet Roads
179
Hill and Mountain Roads
180
Winter Driving
181
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
182
New Vehicle Break-In
186
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
186
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
189
Starting the Engine
190
Engine Heater
192
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
193
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
194
Shifting out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
195
Parking (Manual Transmission)
195
Parking over Things That Burn
196
Manual Mode
199
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
202
Parking Brake
203
Brake Assist
203
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
204
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
210
Park Assist
212
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
213
Top Tier Fuel
217
Recommended Fuel
217
Prohibited Fuels
217
Fuels in Foreign Countries
218
Fuel Additives
218
Filling the Tank
218
California Proposition 65 Warning
223
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
224
Doing Your Own Service Work
224
Hood
225
Engine Compartment Overview
227
Engine Oil
228
Engine Oil Life System
230
Automatic Transmission Fluid
231
Manual Transmission Fluid
232
Hydraulic Clutch
232
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
232
Cooling System
233
Engine Overheating
237
Washer Fluid
238
Brakes
238
Brake Fluid
239
Battery - North America
240
Starter Switch Check
241
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
242
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
242
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
242
Wiper Blade Replacement
243
Windshield Replacement
244
Gas Strut(s)
244
Halogen Bulbs
246
Headlamps and Front Turn Signal
246
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
247
Electrical System Overload
249
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
249
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
250
Tires
254
All-Season Tires
254
Winter Tires
255
Summer Tires
255
Tire Sidewall Labeling
256
Tire Designations
258
Tire Terminology and Definitions
258
Tire Pressure
261
Tire Pressure Monitor System
262
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
263
Tire Inspection
266
Tire Rotation
266
When It Is Time for New Tires
267
Buying New Tires
268
Different Size Tires and Wheels
270
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
270
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
271
Wheel Replacement
272
Tire Chains
272
If a Tire Goes Flat
273
Tire Changing
275
Exterior Care
287
Interior Care
291
General Information
296
Maintenance Schedule
298
Special Application Services
303
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
307
Maintenance Replacement Parts
308
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
310
Capacities and Specifications
311
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
314
Customer Assistance Offices
316
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
317
Online Owner Center
317
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
318
Roadside Assistance Program
318
Scheduling Service Appointments
320
Courtesy Transportation Program
320
Collision Damage Repair
321
Publication Ordering Information
323
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
324
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
325
Event Data Recorders
326
Emergency
329
Security
330
Navigation
336
Connections
337
Index_A
340
Index_B
341
Index_C
341
Index_D
342
Index_E
343
Index_F
343
Index_G
344
Index_H
344
Index_I
344
Index_J
344
Index_K
345
Index_L
345
Index_M
346
Index_N
346
Index_O
346
Index_P
346
Index_R
347
Index_S
348
Index_T
349
Index_U
349
Index_V
349
Index_W
350

FAQ about the 2019 Chevrolet Sonic Manual

What contains the 2019 Sonic manual?

The Chevrolet Sonic owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Sonic. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Sonic 2019 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Sonic owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2019 Chevrolet Sonic Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Sonic owner manual for the 2019 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Sonic year 2019 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2019 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Sonic (2019) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2019 is available in English.

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