2020 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Manual

2020 Chevrolet Silverado owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Silverado
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.9 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys (Key Access)
10
Keys (Keyless Access)
13
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
14
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access)
14
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access)
17
Remote Vehicle Start
26
Door Locks
27
Power Door Locks
28
Delayed Locking
28
Automatic Door Locks
28
Lockout Protection
29
Tailgate
30
Vehicle Alarm System
35
Steering Column Lock
36
Immobilizer
37
Convex Mirrors
38
Manual Mirrors
39
Trailer-Tow Mirrors
39
Power Mirrors
41
Folding Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
42
Automatic Dimming Mirror
42
Blind Spot Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
44
Manual Rearview Mirror
44
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
44
Manual Windows
47
Power Windows
47
Rear Windows
49
Seat Adjustment
53
Center Seat
54
Power Seat Adjustment
54
Lumbar Adjustment
55
Reclining Seatbacks
55
Memory Seats
57
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
64
Lap-Shoulder Belt
66
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
68
Seat Belt Extender
69
Safety System Check
69
Seat Belt Care
69
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
74
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
74
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
75
Passenger Sensing System
76
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
103
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
103
Securing Child Restraints (In the Center Front Seat)
106
Glove Box
111
Cupholders
111
Underseat Storage
112
Rear Storage
112
Center Console Storage
112
Steering Wheel Adjustment
117
Steering Wheel Controls
118
Heated Steering Wheel
118
Horn
118
Windshield Wiper/Washer
118
Compass
119
Clock
119
Power Outlets
120
Instrument Cluster
125
Speedometer
129
Odometer
129
Trip Odometer
129
Tachometer
130
Fuel Gauge
130
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
131
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
132
Voltmeter Gauge
133
Seat Belt Reminders
133
Airbag Readiness Light
134
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
134
Charging System Light
135
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
136
Brake System Warning Light
138
Electric Parking Brake Light
138
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
139
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
139
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
139
Tow/Haul Mode Light
140
Hill Descent Control Light
140
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light (2500/3500 Series)
140
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light (1500 Series)
140
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
141
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
141
Traction Off Light
141
Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control Light
141
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Light
142
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
142
Driver Mode Control Light
143
Tire Pressure Light
143
Engine Oil Pressure Light (Uplevel Cluster)
144
Low Fuel Warning Light
144
Security Light
144
High-Beam On Light
144
Front Fog Lamp Light
145
Lamps On Reminder
145
Cruise Control Light
145
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
146
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Midlevel and Uplevel)
147
Engine Power Messages
154
Vehicle Speed Messages
154
Universal Remote System Programming
160
Exterior Lamp Controls
164
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
166
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
166
Flash-to-Pass
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
167
Hazard Warning Flashers
168
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
169
Fog Lamps
169
Task Lighting
170
Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
170
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
172
Dome Lamps
172
Entry Lighting
173
Exit Lighting
173
Battery Load Management
173
Battery Power Protection
174
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
178
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
182
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
185
Distracted Driving
186
Defensive Driving
186
Drunk Driving
187
Control of a Vehicle
187
Braking
187
Steering
187
Off-Road Recovery
189
Loss of Control
189
Off-Road Driving
190
Driving on Wet Roads
195
Hill and Mountain Roads
196
Winter Driving
196
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
198
Vehicle Load Limits
199
New Vehicle Break-In
207
Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
207
Ignition Positions (Key Access)
209
Starting the Engine
211
Stop/Start System
212
Engine Heater
214
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
215
Shifting Into Park
216
Shifting out of Park
217
Parking over Things That Burn
218
Active Fuel Management
218
Manual Mode
223
Electric Brake Boost
231
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
231
Electric Parking Brake
232
Brake Assist
233
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
234
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
236
Driver Mode Control
237
Limited-Slip Differential
242
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
256
Assistance Systems for Driving
267
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
267
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
269
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System (1500 Series)
271
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
273
Lane Change Alert (LCA) (1500 Series)
273
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (2500/3500 Series)
275
Top Tier Fuel
279
Recommended Fuel (Except 6.2L V8 Engine)
279
Recommended Fuel (6.2L V8 Engine)
280
Prohibited Fuels
280
Fuels in Foreign Countries
280
Fuel Additives
281
E85 or FlexFuel
281
Filling the Tank (Pickup Model)
282
Filling the Tank (Chassis Cab Model)
284
General Towing Information
286
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
286
Towing Equipment
295
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
307
Add-On Electrical Equipment
321
Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
322
California Proposition 65 Warning
328
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
328
Doing Your Own Service Work
329
Hood
329
Engine Compartment Overview
331
Engine Oil
338
Engine Oil Life System
340
Automatic Transmission Fluid
342
Engine Air Filter Life System
342
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
343
Cooling System
345
Engine Overheating
350
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
351
Engine Fan
352
Power Steering Fluid
353
Washer Fluid
353
Brakes
354
Brake Pad Life System
355
Brake Fluid
356
Battery - North America
357
Four-Wheel Drive
360
Front Axle
360
Rear Axle
361
Noise Control System
361
Starter Switch Check
362
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
362
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
362
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
363
Wiper Blade Replacement
363
Glass Replacement
364
Windshield Replacement
364
Halogen Bulbs
366
LED Lighting
366
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
366
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
367
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
368
Electrical System Overload
369
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
370
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
370
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
374
Tires
378
All-Season Tires
379
Winter Tires
379
Low-Profile Tires
380
All-Terrain Tires
380
Tire Sidewall Labeling
380
Tire Designations
383
Tire Terminology and Definitions
384
Tire Pressure
387
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
388
Tire Pressure Monitor System
388
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
389
Tire Inspection
395
Tire Rotation
395
When It Is Time for New Tires
398
Buying New Tires
399
Different Size Tires and Wheels
400
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
401
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
402
Wheel Replacement
403
Tire Chains
404
If a Tire Goes Flat
404
Tire Changing
406
Exterior Care
428
Interior Care
434
General Information
439
Maintenance Schedule
441
Special Application Services
447
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
451
Maintenance Replacement Parts
453
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
456
Capacities and Specifications
457
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
461
Customer Assistance Offices
463
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
464
Online Owner Center
464
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
465
Roadside Assistance Program
465
Scheduling Service Appointments
467
Courtesy Transportation Program
467
Collision Damage Repair
468
Publication Ordering Information
470
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
471
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
472
Cybersecurity
473
Event Data Recorders
473
OnStar
474
Emergency
476
Security
477
Navigation
483
Connections
484
Index_A
486
Index_B
487
Index_C
487
Index_D
488
Index_E
489
Index_F
490
Index_G
490
Index_H
491
Index_I
491
Index_J
491
Index_K
491
Index_L
491
Index_M
493
Index_N
493
Index_O
493
Index_P
493
Index_R
494
Index_S
495
Index_T
496
Index_U
497
Index_V
497
Index_W
497

FAQ about the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Manual

What contains the 2020 Silverado manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Chevrolet Silverado
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Chevrolet Silverado year 2020 free?

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The Chevrolet Silverado (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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