2023 Chevrolet Equinox Owner's Manual

2023 Chevrolet Equinox owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Equinox
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
14.71 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
Keys
8
Remote Key
9
Remote Key Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
16
Power Door Locks
18
Delayed Locking
18
Automatic Door Locks
18
Lockout Protection
19
Vehicle Alarm System
24
Immobilizer
25
Convex Mirrors
25
Power Mirrors
26
Folding Mirrors
26
Heated Mirrors
26
Automatic Dimming Mirror
26
Interior Rearview Mirrors
27
Manual Rearview Mirror
27
Power Windows
27
Seat Adjustment
32
Power Seat Adjustment
33
Reclining Seatbacks
34
Lumbar Adjustment
35
Memory Seats
35
Buckle To Drive
42
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
43
Lap-Shoulder Belt
45
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
47
Seat Belt Extender
47
Safety System Check
48
Seat Belt Care
48
Where Are the Airbags?
50
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
51
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
52
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
52
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
53
Passenger Sensing System
54
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
57
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
57
Airbag System Check
58
Older Children
59
Infants and Young Children
60
Child Restraint Systems
62
Where to Put the Restraint
64
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
65
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
70
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
71
Glove Box
76
Cupholders
76
Sunglasses Storage
76
Rear Compartment/Storage Panel Cover
77
Cargo Cover
77
Cargo Tie-Downs
78
Convenience Net
78
Steering Wheel Adjustment
81
Heated Steering Wheel
81
Horn
81
Windshield Wiper/Washer
81
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
82
Compass
83
Clock
83
Power Outlets
83
Instrument Cluster (Base and Midlevel)
88
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
91
Speedometer
93
Odometer
93
Trip Odometer
93
Tachometer
93
Fuel Gauge
93
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
94
Seat Belt Reminders
95
Airbag Readiness Light
95
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
96
Charging System Light
96
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
97
Brake System Warning Light
98
Electric Parking Brake Light
99
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
99
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
99
Tow/Haul Mode Light
100
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
100
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
100
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
100
Traction Off Light
100
StabiliTrak OFF Light
101
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
101
Tire Pressure Light
101
Engine Oil Pressure Light
102
Low Fuel Warning Light
102
Security Light
103
High-Beam On Light
103
Front Fog Lamp Light
103
Lamps On Reminder
103
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base and Midlevel)
104
Engine Power Messages
111
Universal Remote System Programming
112
Exterior Lamp Controls
115
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
116
Flash-to-Pass
117
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
117
Automatic Headlamp System
117
Hazard Warning Flashers
118
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
118
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
119
Courtesy Lamps
119
Dome Lamps
119
Entry Lighting
120
Exit Lighting
120
Battery Load Management
120
Battery Power Protection
121
Overview
123
Steering Wheel Controls
124
Using the System
125
AM-FM Radio
128
Radio Data System (RDS)
129
Satellite Radio
130
Radio Reception
130
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
131
USB Port
131
Auxiliary Jack
133
Using the Navigation System
134
Maps
137
Navigation Symbols
138
Destination
139
Global Positioning System (GPS)
144
Vehicle Positioning
144
Problems with Route Guidance
145
If the System Needs Service
145
Map Data Updates
145
Database Coverage Explanations
145
Bluetooth (Overview)
151
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
152
Teen Driver
160
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
172
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
175
Driver Behavior
178
Driving Environment
178
Vehicle Design
178
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
179
Distracted Driving
179
Defensive Driving
179
Impaired Driving
180
Control of a Vehicle
180
Braking
180
Steering
180
Off-Road Recovery
181
Loss of Control
181
Off-Road Driving
182
Driving on Wet Roads
185
Hill and Mountain Roads
185
Winter Driving
186
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
187
New Vehicle Break-In
191
Ignition Positions
191
Starting the Engine
193
Stop/Start System
193
Winter Cover
194
Engine Heater
196
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
197
Shifting Into Park
197
Shifting out of Park
198
Parking over Things That Burn
198
Manual Mode
201
Electric Brake Boost
202
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
202
Electric Parking Brake
203
Brake Assist
204
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
221
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
221
Surround Vision System
222
Park Assist
224
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
225
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
227
Assistance Systems for Driving
228
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
228
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
229
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
231
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
233
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
233
Top Tier Fuel
236
Recommended Fuel
236
Prohibited Fuels
237
Fuels in Foreign Countries
237
Fuel Additives
237
Filling the Tank
237
General Towing Information
239
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
239
Trailer Towing
242
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
249
Doing Your Own Service Work
249
Hood
250
Engine Compartment Overview
252
Engine Oil
253
Engine Oil Life System
255
Automatic Transmission Fluid
256
Engine Air Filter Life System
256
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
256
Cooling System
258
Engine Overheating
260
Washer Fluid
261
Brakes
262
Brake Fluid
263
Battery - North America
264
All-Wheel Drive
264
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
264
Wiper Blade Replacement
265
Windshield Replacement
266
Halogen Bulbs
267
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
268
LED Lighting
268
Headlamps
268
Front Turn Signal and Fog Lamps
269
Taillamps
269
Electrical System Overload
270
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
272
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
272
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
274
Tires
278
All-Season Tires
278
Winter Tires
279
Tire Sidewall Labeling
279
Tire Designations
281
Tire Terminology and Definitions
281
Tire Pressure
283
Tire Pressure Monitor System
284
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
285
Tire Inspection
288
Tire Rotation
288
When It Is Time for New Tires
289
Buying New Tires
290
Different Size Tires and Wheels
291
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
291
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
293
Wheel Replacement
293
Tire Chains
293
If a Tire Goes Flat
294
Tire Changing
295
Transporting a Disabled Vehicle
303
Exterior Care
307
Interior Care
311
General Information
316
Maintenance Schedule
317
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
319
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
321
Maintenance Replacement Parts
322
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
324
Capacities and Specifications
325
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
328
Customer Assistance Offices
330
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
330
Online Account
330
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
331
Roadside Assistance Program
331
Scheduling Service Appointments
333
Courtesy Transportation Program
333
Collision Damage Repair
334
Publication Ordering Information
335
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
336
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
337
Cybersecurity
338
Event Data Recorders
338
OnStar
339
Emergency
341
Security
341
Navigation
345
Connections
345
Index_A
348
Index_B
349
Index_C
349
Index_D
350
Index_E
351
Index_F
351
Index_G
352
Index_H
352
Index_I
353
Index_J
353
Index_K
353
Index_L
353
Index_M
354
Index_N
354
Index_O
354
Index_P
355
Index_R
355
Index_S
356
Index_T
357
Index_U
358
Index_V
358
Index_W
358

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