2020 Chevrolet Malibu Owner's Manual

2020 Chevrolet Malibu owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Malibu
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
5.68 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
17
Door Locks
18
Power Door Locks
21
Delayed Locking
21
Automatic Door Locks
22
Lockout Protection
22
Vehicle Alarm System
25
Immobilizer
26
Convex Mirrors
27
Power Mirrors
28
Folding Mirrors
28
Heated Mirrors
28
Interior Rearview Mirrors
29
Manual Rearview Mirror
29
Power Windows
29
Seat Adjustment
36
Power Seat Adjustment
37
Lumbar Adjustment
37
Reclining Seatbacks
37
Memory Seats
39
Rear Seat Armrest
46
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
48
Lap-Shoulder Belt
50
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
52
Seat Belt Extender
53
Safety System Check
53
Seat Belt Care
53
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
57
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
58
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
59
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
59
Passenger Sensing System
60
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Airbag System Check
66
Older Children
67
Infants and Young Children
68
Child Restraint Systems
71
Where to Put the Restraint
72
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
73
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
80
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
81
Glove Box
86
Cupholders
86
Center Console Storage
87
Cargo Tie-Downs
87
Steering Wheel Adjustment
90
Steering Wheel Controls
90
Heated Steering Wheel
90
Horn
90
Windshield Wiper/Washer
90
Compass
92
Clock
92
Power Outlets
92
Instrument Cluster (Base Level)
97
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
98
Speedometer
100
Odometer
100
Trip Odometer
100
Tachometer
100
Fuel Gauge
101
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
102
Seat Belt Reminders
103
Airbag Readiness Light
103
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
104
Charging System Light
105
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
105
Brake System Warning Light
107
Electric Parking Brake Light
107
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
108
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
108
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
109
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
109
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
109
Traction Off Light
109
StabiliTrak OFF Light
110
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
110
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light (Uplevel Only)
111
Tire Pressure Light
111
Engine Oil Pressure Light
111
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
112
Low Fuel Warning Light (Uplevel)
112
Security Light
112
High-Beam On Light
113
Lamps On Reminder
113
Cruise Control Light
113
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
114
Engine Power Messages
121
Vehicle Speed Messages
121
Exterior Lamp Controls
126
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
128
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
128
Flash-to-Pass
128
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
128
Automatic Headlamp System
129
Hazard Warning Flashers
129
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
130
Courtesy Lamps
131
Dome Lamps
131
Entry Lighting
132
Exit Lighting
132
Battery Load Management
132
Battery Power Protection
133
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
138
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
143
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
145
Distracted Driving
145
Defensive Driving
146
Drunk Driving
146
Control of a Vehicle
147
Braking
147
Steering
147
Off-Road Recovery
148
Loss of Control
149
Driving on Wet Roads
149
Hill and Mountain Roads
150
Winter Driving
151
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
152
New Vehicle Break-In
156
Ignition Positions
156
Starting the Engine
158
Stop/Start System
159
Engine Heater
160
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
161
Shifting Into Park
161
Shifting out of Park
162
Parking over Things That Burn
163
Active Fuel Management
163
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
167
Parking Brake
168
Electric Parking Brake
169
Brake Assist
170
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
184
Assistance Systems for Driving
189
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
189
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
191
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
192
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
194
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
195
Top Tier Fuel
199
Recommended Fuel (1.5L Engine)
199
Recommended Fuel (2.0L Engine)
200
Prohibited Fuels
200
Fuels in Foreign Countries
200
Fuel Additives
201
Filling the Tank
201
General Towing Information
203
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
204
California Proposition 65 Warning
214
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
214
Doing Your Own Service Work
215
Hood
215
Engine Compartment Overview
217
Engine Oil
220
Engine Oil Life System
222
Automatic Transmission Fluid
223
Engine Air Filter Life System
224
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
224
Cooling System
226
Engine Overheating
229
Washer Fluid
230
Brakes
231
Brake Fluid
232
Battery - North America
233
Starter Switch Check
235
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
235
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
236
Wiper Blade Replacement
236
Windshield Replacement
237
Halogen Bulbs
239
LED Lighting
239
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
239
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (LS and LT)
240
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (LT and Premier)
241
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
242
Electrical System Overload
243
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
243
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
244
Tires
251
All-Season Tires
252
Winter Tires
252
Low-Profile Tires
252
Summer Tires
253
Tire Sidewall Labeling
253
Tire Designations
255
Tire Terminology and Definitions
256
Tire Pressure
258
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
260
Tire Pressure Monitor System
260
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
261
Tire Inspection
265
Tire Rotation
266
When It Is Time for New Tires
267
Buying New Tires
267
Different Size Tires and Wheels
269
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
269
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
271
Wheel Replacement
271
Tire Chains
272
If a Tire Goes Flat
272
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
274
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
280
Tire Changing
281
Exterior Care
293
Interior Care
298
General Information
303
Maintenance Schedule
305
Special Application Services
310
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
314
Maintenance Replacement Parts
315
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
317
Capacities and Specifications
318
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
320
Customer Assistance Offices
323
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
323
Online Owner Center
323
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
324
Roadside Assistance Program
324
Scheduling Service Appointments
326
Courtesy Transportation Program
327
Collision Damage Repair
328
Publication Ordering Information
330
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
331
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
332
Cybersecurity
333
Event Data Recorders
333
OnStar
334
Emergency
337
Security
338
Navigation
344
Connections
345
Index_A
347
Index_B
348
Index_C
348
Index_D
349
Index_E
350
Index_F
350
Index_G
351
Index_H
351
Index_I
352
Index_J
352
Index_K
352
Index_L
352
Index_M
353
Index_N
353
Index_O
353
Index_P
353
Index_R
354
Index_S
355
Index_T
356
Index_U
357
Index_V
357
Index_W
357

FAQ about the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu Manual

What contains the 2020 Malibu manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Chevrolet Malibu, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual?

The Chevrolet Malibu owner manual for the 2020 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Malibu year 2020 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2020 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chevrolet Malibu (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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