2020 Chevrolet Equinox Owner's Manual

2020 Chevrolet Equinox owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Equinox
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.46 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
Keys
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
16
Door Locks
17
Power Door Locks
20
Delayed Locking
20
Automatic Door Locks
20
Lockout Protection
20
Vehicle Alarm System
27
Immobilizer
28
Convex Mirrors
29
Power Mirrors
29
Folding Mirrors
30
Heated Mirrors
30
Automatic Dimming Mirror
30
Interior Rearview Mirrors
31
Manual Rearview Mirror
31
Power Windows
31
Seat Adjustment
39
Power Seat Adjustment
39
Lumbar Adjustment
40
Reclining Seatbacks
40
Memory Seats
41
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
50
Lap-Shoulder Belt
52
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
55
Seat Belt Extender
56
Safety System Check
56
Seat Belt Care
56
Where Are the Airbags?
59
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
62
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
62
Passenger Sensing System
63
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
68
Airbag System Check
69
Older Children
69
Infants and Young Children
71
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
75
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
76
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
83
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
84
Glove Box
89
Cupholders
89
Sunglasses Storage
89
Rear Compartment/Storage Panel Cover
90
Cargo Cover
90
Cargo Tie-Downs
91
Convenience Net
92
Steering Wheel Adjustment
95
Steering Wheel Controls
95
Heated Steering Wheel
95
Horn
95
Windshield Wiper/Washer
95
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
97
Compass
97
Clock
98
Power Outlets
98
Instrument Cluster (Base and Midlevel)
103
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
107
Speedometer
110
Odometer
110
Trip Odometer
110
Tachometer
110
Fuel Gauge
111
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
112
Seat Belt Reminders
113
Airbag Readiness Light
113
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
114
Charging System Light
115
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
115
Brake System Warning Light
117
Electric Parking Brake Light
118
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
118
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
118
Tow/Haul Mode Light
119
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
119
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
119
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
120
Traction Off Light
120
StabiliTrak OFF Light
120
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
121
Wait-to-Start Light
121
Tire Pressure Light
121
Engine Oil Pressure Light
122
Low Fuel Warning Light
122
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Light
123
Security Light
123
High-Beam On Light
123
Front Fog Lamp Light
124
Lamps On Reminder
124
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level and Midlevel)
124
Engine Power Messages
135
Vehicle Speed Messages
135
Universal Remote System Programming
141
Exterior Lamp Controls
145
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
147
Flash-to-Pass
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
147
Automatic Headlamp System
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
150
Courtesy Lamps
150
Dome Lamps
150
Entry Lighting
152
Exit Lighting
152
Battery Load Management
152
Battery Power Protection
153
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
157
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
161
Driver Behavior
164
Driving Environment
165
Vehicle Design
165
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
165
Distracted Driving
165
Defensive Driving
166
Drunk Driving
166
Control of a Vehicle
167
Braking
167
Steering
167
Off-Road Recovery
168
Loss of Control
169
Off-Road Driving
169
Driving on Wet Roads
173
Hill and Mountain Roads
174
Winter Driving
175
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
176
New Vehicle Break-In
181
Ignition Positions
181
Starting the Engine
183
Stop/Start System
185
Winter Cover
186
Engine Heater
188
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
189
Shifting Into Park
189
Shifting out of Park
190
Parking over Things That Burn
191
Running the Vehicle While Parked
192
Diesel Particulate Filter
192
Manual Mode
203
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
206
Electric Parking Brake
206
Brake Assist
208
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
227
Assistance Systems for Driving
231
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
231
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
233
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
235
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
237
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
237
Top Tier Fuel (Gasoline)
242
Top Tier Fuel (Diesel)
242
Recommended Fuel (LYX - 1.5L L4 Turbo Engine)
242
Recommended Fuel (LTG - 2.0L L4 Turbo Engine)
243
Prohibited Fuels (Gasoline)
243
Fuels in Foreign Countries
243
Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
244
Fuel Additives (Diesel)
244
Fuel for Diesel Engines
244
Biodiesel
245
Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)
246
Water in Fuel (Diesel)
246
Running Out of Fuel (Diesel)
250
Fuel Filter Replacement (Diesel)
250
Filling the Tank (Gasoline)
251
Filling the Tank (Diesel)
252
General Towing Information
255
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
255
California Proposition 65 Warning
267
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
268
Doing Your Own Service Work
268
Hood
269
Engine Compartment Overview
271
Engine Oil
276
Engine Oil Life System
280
Automatic Transmission Fluid
281
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
281
Cooling System
283
Engine Overheating
287
Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
289
Brake Fluid
290
Battery - North America
291
All-Wheel Drive
292
Starter Switch Check
292
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
292
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
293
Wiper Blade Replacement
293
Windshield Replacement
294
Gas Strut(s)
295
Halogen Bulbs
296
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
297
LED Lighting
297
Headlamps
297
Front Turn Signal and Fog Lamps
298
Taillamps
298
Electrical System Overload
299
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
300
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
300
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
303
Tires
308
All-Season Tires
308
Winter Tires
309
Tire Sidewall Labeling
309
Tire Designations
311
Tire Terminology and Definitions
312
Tire Pressure
314
Tire Pressure Monitor System
316
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
317
Tire Inspection
321
Tire Rotation
321
When It Is Time for New Tires
322
Buying New Tires
323
Different Size Tires and Wheels
324
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
325
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
326
Wheel Replacement
327
Tire Chains
327
If a Tire Goes Flat
328
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
329
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
336
Tire Changing
336
Exterior Care
350
Interior Care
354
General Information
359
Maintenance Schedule
361
Special Application Services
367
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
370
Maintenance Replacement Parts
371
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
374
Capacities and Specifications
375
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
378
Customer Assistance Offices
380
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
381
Online Owner Center
381
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
382
Roadside Assistance Program
382
Scheduling Service Appointments
384
Courtesy Transportation Program
384
Collision Damage Repair
385
Publication Ordering Information
387
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
388
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
389
Cybersecurity
390
Event Data Recorders
390
OnStar
391
Emergency
393
Security
394
Navigation
400
Connections
401
Index_A
403
Index_B
404
Index_C
404
Index_D
405
Index_E
406
Index_F
406
Index_G
407
Index_H
407
Index_I
408
Index_J
408
Index_K
408
Index_L
408
Index_M
409
Index_N
410
Index_O
410
Index_P
410
Index_R
410
Index_S
411
Index_T
412
Index_U
413
Index_V
413
Index_W
413

FAQ about the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox Manual

What contains the 2020 Equinox manual?

The Chevrolet Equinox owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chevrolet to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chevrolet Equinox. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chevrolet Equinox 2020 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chevrolet Equinox owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Equinox, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Equinox

Where to download the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chevrolet Equinox year 2020 free?

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The Chevrolet Equinox (2020) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2020 is available in English.

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