2023 Chevrolet Malibu Owner's Manual

2023 Chevrolet Malibu owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
Chevrolet
Model:
Malibu
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys
7
Remote Key
8
Remote Key Operation
8
Remote Vehicle Start
14
Door Locks
15
Power Door Locks
17
Delayed Locking
17
Automatic Door Locks
18
Lockout Protection
18
Vehicle Alarm System
21
Immobilizer
22
Convex Mirrors
22
Power Mirrors
23
Folding Mirrors
23
Heated Mirrors
23
Interior Rearview Mirrors
23
Manual Rearview Mirror
24
Power Windows
24
Seat Adjustment
30
Power Seat Adjustment
31
Reclining Seatbacks
31
Lumbar Adjustment
33
Memory Seats
33
Buckle To Drive
39
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
40
Lap-Shoulder Belt
42
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
44
Seat Belt Extender
44
Safety System Check
45
Seat Belt Care
45
Where Are the Airbags?
47
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
48
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
49
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
49
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
49
Passenger Sensing System
51
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
54
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
54
Airbag System Check
55
Older Children
55
Infants and Young Children
57
Child Restraint Systems
59
Where to Put the Restraint
60
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
61
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
68
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
68
Glove Box
73
Cupholders
73
Center Console Storage
73
Cargo Tie-Downs
74
Steering Wheel Adjustment
76
Steering Wheel Controls
76
Heated Steering Wheel
76
Horn
76
Windshield Wiper/Washer
76
Clock
77
Power Outlets
77
Instrument Cluster
81
Speedometer
83
Odometer
84
Trip Odometer
84
Tachometer
84
Fuel Gauge
84
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
85
Voltmeter Gauge (Uplevel Cluster Only)
86
Seat Belt Reminders
86
Airbag Readiness Light
87
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
88
Charging System Light
88
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
89
Brake System Warning Light
90
Electric Parking Brake Light
91
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
91
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
91
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
92
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
92
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
92
Traction Off Light
92
StabiliTrak OFF Light
93
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
93
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light (Uplevel Cluster Only)
93
Tire Pressure Light
94
Engine Oil Pressure Light
94
Low Fuel Warning Light
95
Security Light
95
High-Beam On Light
95
Lamps On Reminder
96
Cruise Control Light
96
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
96
Engine Power Messages
102
Exterior Lamp Controls
103
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
104
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
104
Flash-to-Pass
104
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
105
Automatic Headlamp System
105
Hazard Warning Flashers
105
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
106
Courtesy Lamps
106
Dome Lamps
106
Entry Lighting
107
Exit Lighting
108
Battery Load Management
108
Battery Power Protection
108
Overview
111
Steering Wheel Controls
112
Using the System
113
AM-FM Radio
116
Radio Data System (RDS)
117
Satellite Radio
118
Radio Reception
118
Backglass Antenna
119
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
119
USB Port
119
Auxiliary Jack
122
Using the Navigation System
123
Maps
126
Navigation Symbols
126
Destination
127
Global Positioning System (GPS)
132
Vehicle Positioning
133
Problems with Route Guidance
133
If the System Needs Service
133
Map Data Updates
134
Database Coverage Explanations
134
Bluetooth (Overview)
139
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
140
Teen Driver
148
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
160
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
164
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
167
Distracted Driving
167
Defensive Driving
167
Impaired Driving
168
Control of a Vehicle
168
Braking
168
Steering
168
Off-Road Recovery
169
Loss of Control
170
Driving on Wet Roads
170
Hill and Mountain Roads
171
Winter Driving
171
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
172
New Vehicle Break-In
176
Ignition Positions
176
Starting the Engine
178
Stop/Start System
178
Engine Heater
179
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
180
Shifting Into Park
180
Shifting out of Park
181
Parking over Things That Burn
182
Electric Brake Boost
185
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
185
Electric Parking Brake
186
Brake Assist
187
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
199
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
199
Park Assist
200
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
201
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
203
Assistance Systems for Driving
203
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
203
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
205
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
206
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
208
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
208
Top Tier Fuel
211
Recommended Fuel
211
Prohibited Fuels
212
Fuels in Foreign Countries
212
Fuel Additives
212
Filling the Tank
212
General Towing Information
214
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
214
Trailer Towing
217
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
222
Doing Your Own Service Work
223
Hood
223
Engine Compartment Overview
225
Engine Oil
226
Engine Oil Life System
228
Automatic Transmission Fluid
229
Engine Air Filter Life System
229
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
229
Cooling System
230
Engine Overheating
233
Washer Fluid
234
Brakes
235
Brake Fluid
235
Battery - North America
236
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
237
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
238
Wiper Blade Replacement
238
Windshield Replacement
239
Halogen Bulbs
240
LED Lighting
240
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
240
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (LS and LT)
241
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps (LT and Premier)
242
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
243
Electrical System Overload
244
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
245
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
246
Tires
252
All-Season Tires
252
Winter Tires
253
Low-Profile Tires
253
Tire Sidewall Labeling
253
Tire Designations
255
Tire Terminology and Definitions
256
Tire Pressure
258
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
259
Tire Pressure Monitor System
260
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
261
Tire Inspection
264
Tire Rotation
264
When It Is Time for New Tires
265
Buying New Tires
266
Different Size Tires and Wheels
267
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
267
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
269
Wheel Replacement
269
Tire Chains
269
If a Tire Goes Flat
270
Tire Changing
271
Transporting a Disabled Vehicle
279
Exterior Care
281
Interior Care
285
General Information
290
Maintenance Schedule
291
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
293
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
295
Maintenance Replacement Parts
296
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
298
Capacities and Specifications
299
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
301
Customer Assistance Offices
303
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
303
Online Account
303
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
304
Roadside Assistance Program
304
Scheduling Service Appointments
306
Courtesy Transportation Program
306
Collision Damage Repair
307
Publication Ordering Information
309
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
309
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
310
Cybersecurity
311
Event Data Recorders
311
OnStar
312
Emergency
314
Security
314
Navigation
318
Connections
318
Index_A
321
Index_B
322
Index_C
322
Index_D
323
Index_E
324
Index_F
324
Index_G
325
Index_H
325
Index_I
325
Index_J
326
Index_K
326
Index_L
326
Index_M
327
Index_N
327
Index_O
327
Index_P
327
Index_R
328
Index_S
329
Index_T
330
Index_U
331
Index_V
331
Index_W
331

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