1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Owner's Manual

1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Manual

1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup manual table of contents:

  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    The 1997 Chevrslet S-Series Owner's Manual 1,1 2-1 3-1 4-1 Seats and Restraint Systems This section tells you how to use your ... on the Road This scctign tells what.to do. if you have a problem while driving, such as a flat tire or o-verheatdengine, etc. Service and Appearance Care Here the manual ...
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    ... CHEVRDLET 1 We support voluntary technician certification. 1 I WE SUPPORT VOLUNTARY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION THROUGH National Institutefor GENERAL MOTORS, GM,... Motors of Canada Limited"for Chevrolet Division-wheneverit appears in this manual. Please-keep this manudin youvehicle, so it will be ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... Manual Many people read.their owner% manual from beginoing. to end when :they-first receive ... about the features and cofitrols for yom vehicle. In this manual, you'II find that-pictures-, words ... y0.u need is the'Index in the back of the manual. It's an alphabetical listof what's i the manmi,...
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    ... not be covered by your warranty, and it.co,uldbe costly. Butzthe n,oticewill tell you whit to da to help avoid the damage. When you~ead other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in different words. You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle. They usethe ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...: Here are so.me dther symbols you may see: FUSE - F % PROTECT EYES BY SHIELDING CAUSTIC FASTEN DOOR LOCK UNLOCK TURN .SIGNALS. 6 e3 WINDSHIELD -BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM WINDSHIELD 'DEFROSTER LIGHTER I (@) HORN SEAT 'BELTS BURNS HAZARD WARNING FLASHER A...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    Model Reference This manual covers these models: Extended Cab Pickup
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... How to Wear Safety Belts Properly Driver Position S.upplementalMatable Restraint (SIR) System Safety BeltUse During Pregnancy Right Front Passenger Position 1-25 ...37 1-38 Center Passenger P.osition Rear SeatPassengers (Extended Cab Jump Seats) Children Child Restraints ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... easy entry seats, move the lever under the front of the seat toward the driver's door to unlock it. Slide the seat to where.you want it. Then release the lever and ... vehicles with-easy entry seats, move the lever under the.front of the seat up tounlock it. Slide the seat to where ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    Manual Lumbar Support (Option) If you have this feature, there will be a knob on the outside bf the driver and passenger bucket seats. Reclining Seatbacks (Bucket Seats or 60/40 Bench) To adjust the front seatback, lift the lever on the outer side of the seat. I I I I I Turn the knob ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... safety belts canV do theirjob when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job because it won't be against yourbody. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crashyou could go into it, receiving neckor other injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In a crash the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Seaiback Latches, The frontseatback folds forward to let-people.get intathe back seat or reach behind the storage area the seat. To fold the frontseatback forward, lift the latch and push the scat forward. If the seatbackisdt locked, it -couldmove forward hasudden stop or crash. That could. cause...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    'EasyEntry Seat (Extended Cab) The right front bucket or split-bench seat of your vehicle ...a Tilt the right front seatback completely forward and Jump Seat (Extended Cab Models) Your extended cab pickup bas a ...rearward until it locks. If an easy entry right front seat isn't iocked, it can move. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Safety Bellts: They're fo.rEv.e-r,yone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also ... not do with safety belts. And it explains the Supplemental Matable Restrsnt (SIR), or air bag system. A CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or ontside...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle -up.(See "Safety Belt Reminder Light" in the Index.) Why Safety Belts Work W e n you ride in or on anythmg, you go as fast as it .goes. In most states and Canadian -provinces,the law says to wear safety belts. Here's why: They ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop.
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    The person keeps going until stopped by somethinq. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... or the instrument panel ...
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    ... today and will be in most of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system everoffered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even ifyou're in .avehicle that has a r i bags,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...protection. First, you'll want to know which restraint systems your v e h d e -has:. We'll start with the driver positioa. A: , You may be an ...40 mph (65 W h ) . Safety b.elts are for everyone. Driver Position This partdescribes the driver's restraint system. Lap-Sho.uld.er. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. 4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    The lap p'art of-thebelt should be worn l ~ a d snug on w the hips, just touching the. thighs.. a crash, t i appJies In hs force to the sbong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely to slide under the lap belt. .Eyou did under it, the belt wonld applyforce ;atyour -abdomen.This could cause S~I'~QIJS...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be seriously hurtif your shoulder belt is In to.0 1oo.se. .acrash, you would move-forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt .sho.uld agziinst your body. fit A: The shoulder belt is too loose. 1t.won'tgive maily as much protection ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured if your belt-is buckled in the wrong pIacelike this. In a crash,The the b.elt would go up over- your abdomen, belt.forceswould be there,not at the pelv'ic bones. Thiscould .causeserious intern-a1 injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... injuredif you wear the your arm. In a crash, yo.ur' .shoulder belt under body would move too forward, whichwould far of increase the chance head and neck-injury. to the Also, the belt would-apply too much force ribs, which aren't as strong as shoulder bones. You could also severely injure ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    Q t What's wrong with this? You can be seridusly irijuredby -atwisted belt. Ih a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of-the I€a belt to spread impact forces,. belt is twisted, make. it straight so it can work-properly, orask your dealer to fix it.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system or air bag system. Your vehicle has an air bag for the driver. Here are the most important things to know about the air bag system: I To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. The belt should go...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...sitas far backas you can while still maintaining control of your vehicle. The system checks the a r bag electricalsystem €or i malfunctions. The light tells you i there is an el&tricd f problem. See '.'AirBag-J3eadine.s Light" 31 the Index for more infomation....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    How the Air Bag System Works I something is between driver andthe air f the bag, the bag might not inflate properly or it might force the object into that person. The path of an inflating .air bag must be kept clear. Don't put anything between an occupant and the air bag, and...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... to work properly under a is wjde range of co'riditions, including.off-road usage. 0bsew.e safe driving speeds, :esp.ec.ially rough terrain. OD As always, wear your safety belt. See "Off-Road Driving" in .the.-Index more-tips on off-road driving for 1-22
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...inflates,. there is dust in the air. This dust could cause breathing problems for people-with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble.. To avoid this, .everyone the in vehicle ... it is safe todo so. If you have breathing problems.but can'tget out of the vehicle after an air ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...affects how your vehicle ihouldbe serviced. There are parts of the air bag system in ,several places... and the aif baginformation about servicing system. To purchase a service manual, see "Serviceand Owner... are probably part of the a r bag system. Be.sureto follow proper i service procedures,and make...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... to making safety belts. ef€ective- wearing them properly. is Right Front Passenger Position The right front passenger's safety belt works the. same way as the driver's safety-belt. See"Driver Position" earlier in this section. When the shoulder b,elt is pulledout all ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Lap Belt If your vehicle has a bench seat, someone can sit in the center position. m e n YOU sit in a center seating position, you have a lap safety belt, which has no retractor. TOmake the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. - To make -the belt shorter, pull its free as...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Rear .SeatPassengers (Extended Cab Jump .Seats) Lap Belt These a ~ resave seating. positions equipped e with lap belts. only. (If your extended cab pickup has the optional side axes-s.panel, there's only one reserve seating position.) It's very i-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... same way as thelap pxrt of ,,thedriver's safety bdt (see "Driver Position" in the ,Index). Make sure the: releasebutton on the buckle. ...and babies s.hould always be .restrained ina child or infant restraint. The instructions forthe restraint will say whether it is .the right type size for your...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    heavy you can't ho1d.i.t.- example, in a crash For at only 25 mph (40 k d h ) , a 12-Ib. ( 5 5 kg) baby a will suddenly become 2404b. (110 kg) force on your arms. The baby would be almost.hpassible to hold. Secure the baby in an infant restraint. Never hold a baby your arms while riding in a In ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Top Strap
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    Securing a Child Restraintin the Center Front Seat Position Jump Seats (ExtendedCab) Don't use child restraints in this position. The restraints won't work properly. Don't use child restraints in these positicms. The restraints.won't workproperly.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...curing Child.]Restraint-in the Right a Front Seat PosMo,n, You'll be using the hp-... one.. f 1. Put the.restraint on the seat. FollQw The instructions for the child i-estraifk '2. Secure the cluld in the-child.... you how. If the shoulder bell goes. in front o the.childls face or f neck, put it behind...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be ,able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulderbelt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-33
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...the child restraint in dif€erent directions to be sure it is secure-. Children who have wtgrown child-restraintsshould wear the vehicle's safety belts. I) To remove-the child restraint, just .unbuckle the vehicle's -safetybelt and k t it go back all the- way. The safety belt will move,freely...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    Never do this. Here two children are wearing the same belt. The In a belt can't properly spread the impact forces. crash, the twochildren-canbe crushed together and seriously injuted.A belt must be used by only one person at a time. &: A: What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder belt, but the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Never do this. in Here a child is sitting a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt,but the shoulder part is behind in the child.If the childwears the .belt this way, in a crash the child might slide under the-belt. The .belt's force would then be applied righton the could cause serious or child's ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... just.attach it to the regularsafety belt. Checking Your Restraint Systems NOWand the.n, make 'sure the safety belt reminder ... for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that ... have them repair-edorreplaced (The air bsig system doemot need regular maintenance.) 1-37
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Replacing.Restraint .Sy,stem Parts After .a Crash 'Ifyou've'ha3a crash., do y o u x e d new beits? After-avery minor cgllision, nothing may be necessary. But. if the belts weze scre,tched,as they \ n i ~ d d if wmn be during a.mo're: seve-reaash,.then you. need new belts. .1-38
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    @% NOTES
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    $zn NOTES T -c 1-40
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    ... on starting,, u and shifting and braking. Also explained are the instrument panel and,the warning systems that teil you if everything is working properly -- and what to do if you have a problem. Keys Door L.ocks Key1e.s~ Entry 'System-(If Equipped) Tailgate Theft Ne.wVihicle "...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    1 Keys e Leaving ymng children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. or They could operate power windows other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't young children. Ieave thekeys in a vehicle with
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition and door locks. It will fit with either side up. NOTICE: Your ...prevent theft. But can havea lot of you your trouble .getting into vehicle if you ever lock p... with a pair of identical keys and key code number. The key code number teUs your dealeror a ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...properly, lock your doors,and you will.be far better off whenever you drive your vehicle....to lock and unlock your vehicle. -- -- To unlock the door from the inside, slide the lever 0 1 1 your inside door ...a re.d area on the lever. You can use the Keyless Entry System, if y-ouhave this option. 2-4...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Side Access Panel (Extended Cab) Power Do-orLocks (If Equipped) If your-vehicle has power door ... enter and exit through the door Qn the passenger's side, To open the side access panel, first ope-n ... get out and close the door. You lnust close-the side access panel before you can close...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... higher, and try again. If you're still having trouble, see your %M dealer or a qudifiied technician for service. 0 0 0 Changes or modifications to. this system by other than an authoi-ized service facility could void authorization to use.this ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Operation When you press UNLOCK, the driver's door will unlock automatically. If you press UNLOCK again within five seconds, all the do.ors will unlock. .Press L0CK:to lock all the' doors. Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your .remote ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... ... , 1'. Jnsert a dime in the slot b.etween the covers of the tmnsmnitter near the key ring hole. Remove the bottom by twisting the.dime. 2. Remove q d replace.the battery with a Panasoaic@--type battery(CR2032 or equivalent), positive-side down. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... up, b.e sure it latchgs securely. Follow these steps if you want to remove the tailgate: 1. Raise the tailggte slightly. 2. Remo-veboth retaining cables. To remove each cable, turn it so the end faces the h n t . Then, push forward so the larger part of ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...-vehicleand open the driver's dam, you'll he;rr a tone remiding you to remove your key from the ignitipo and take it with you. Always do this. Your .... And remember to lack.thcdoors. Put your vxl-luables i.n a.st;or.age. area, like your glove box. Lock all the doors except the driver's. 2-10
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... km). Don't make full-thro.ttle starts. Avoid makiilg hard stops for the first 200 miles. (...thi-ngs like the radio a d the.winds,hieldwipe-rs when the engine is off. Push i.n the key -andturn it toward. YOU. Your steering wheel will remain locked, just. as it was before you inserted the. key. 2-11
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... could drain your battery-and prevent you from skarting your vehicle. On manual transmission ...theft-deterfeat feature. You will oaly be able to remove your key whe.n the ignition is turned ...towed). f RUN ( ) : I ) This i s the positio-nfor driving. START (E): This starts your engine. NOTICE: If your ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... Release Button The key cannot b.e removed from ttie ignition of manual transmission vehicles unless ..., use NEUTRAL (N) only. I NOTICE: To remove the key on manual transmission vehicles, turn the key ... The gear selector should be in NEUTRAL (N). Hold the clutch pedal to the floor and start the engine...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... pedal, turn your ignition key to STUT. When the engine starts, let go :of the key. The idle speed ..., you could change theway the engine operates. Before addmg electrical equipment, checkwith yourdealer. Ifyou ... starter your motor. ~~ 1 2. Ifyour engine still won't start (or starts but then staps), ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... vehicle. If you .add electpica1 parts or :accessories, you could change theway the engine operates, B-eforeadding electrical y0u.r dealer. If you dan't, equipment, check with properly. your engine might not perform If-youever have to have your ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ....outlet. Plugging le cord an-ungroundec into let could cause an electrical shock. Also, the wrong kind of extension cordcould overheat andcause: a fire. You could be ... can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, the coolant...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...key in the ignition in the OFF position for an extended period, it is recommended that disconnect you the battery cable from the batteryto ...It's the best position to use whenyou start your engine because your vehicle can't... (N). So, be sure the transfer case isin a drive gear, two-wheel high (2HI)...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... your tran&issio.n. Shift to R E V E R a (,R) -after only your vehicle is stopped. Shifting out of PARK (I?) or NEUTRAL (N) while. your engine is"racing" (running at high speed) is dangerous, Unless your foot is'firrmlyon the brake pedal, your vehicle.,could move.very rapidly. You could luse ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...This position is also use.d for normal driving,'however it offers more power -and lower fuel economy than AUTQMATIC -aVERDRIVE You should use DRIVE (D) when rowing a trailer; ...for .off-road driving. () a. SEC-OND(2): This position gives. you more power but. lower fuel economy.' You ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    'I Manual Transmission This is your shift pattern. 2120
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    Shift Li-ght 'If you:have a manual transmission, yon,have a SHIFT light. SHIFT This light will &QW you-when tash-ift to the nexl higher gear for best fuel economy.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... CoLmries you can shift to the next on, higher gear if weather;-road and,:traffic conditions let you. Fa; the best fuel economy, accelerate slowly and -:shiftwhen .... I If you.skip more I in one gear when you downshift, you could lose ... om gear when you downshift. If your vehicle has four-wheel drive ...
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    ...the
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    ... your vehicle needs to be towed. 2HI: This Setting.is for,driving in most street and highvay-sitwatiaizs. Your front ;axle is not engaged in tW.D-wbee1 dkive.. 4Hl: This getting.&fijjag&y8Ui front axle to.help drive your vehicle. Use 4HI when you neesl extra traction,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...PARIK;BRAKE as y-ou shift into or out of 4L0, or your gears could clash. Remember that driving in ur 4LO may reduce fuel 4HI ec-onomy. Also, driving in ... bright as the Others. 4HI: This setting engages your front axle ta-help drive, your vehitk. Use 4Hi when YOU. need extra ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... to 4HI Press and release the 4HI switch. Thiscan be .done at any speed, and the.front axle will lock mt~matically. Shifting -from4HI to 2HI Pxess.and release the ...(N) i vehicles equipped n with atl automatic tr.ansmission. Th.e clutch pedal must be engaged on vehicles equipped with a manual 2-26.
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    Parking Brake I NOTICE: Driving with.the:p.arking brake on c=an.cause your-rear brakes to overheat. Y0.u may have to replace them, and you.could .also-damage other parts of your vehicle. If you.are towing a trailer and.you must.park on a hill, see--"Towinga Trailer" in.the Iadex. That section shows...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...you're on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case-shift lever and your transfer case... lever is in PARK (P). So, b.e sure the trans€er case is in a drive gear not in NEUTRAL (N). If you're pulling a trailer...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...,parking brake. 2. Move the -shift .lever into PARK (PI position like this: Move the lever rjp as far as it will ga: .3. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual .transfer case shiftleverj be sure the transfer case is in a drive. gear ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... So be sure- the transfer ,case.isin a drive .gear not inNEUTRAL (N). And, E you leave. the .vehicle with the engine running; it could. overheat and even catch fire. You or others could. be injured. Don'? leave your vehicle with the engine rummg.unless you have to. --
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... brake until the end of Step 4. 3. Sliiffto NEUTRAL ( ) N. 4. Start.the vehicle and then shift to the drive gear you want. If you have four-wheel drive with a manual transfer case .shift lever,be sure your transfer case is in a drive gear. Your vehic1.ecould roll if...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ..., dry grass or other things that can burn. Engine exhaust can kiI1. It contains thegas carbon ... have exhaust coming if: in Your exhaust system sounds strange or different. Your vehicIe gets rusty .... @ Repairs weren't done correctly. @ Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly. If ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... to be sure your vehicle won't move. See "Shifting Into PARK.(P)" in the Index. Idling the engine with ;air system control L off could allow dangerous exhaust into yom.-vehicle (see the ear1ie.r Caution under "Engine Exhaust"). A ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... the hand crank on each doorto raise or lower.your manual side door windows. Power Windows (If Equipped) If you have the optional power windows, the ... work when the ignition has been tumed to RUN. The driver's door has a switch for the passenger's window as we-ll. Press-the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... can be interrupted at aily time by pressing the up m o w -end of the switch. S.wing-OutWindows (Extended C,ab) To open 'arear swing-out window, pull the latch toward the front of the. vehicle .and thenpush .the htch out and rearward. Whg.n you close the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... have the tilt steering wheel, you shou1.d adjust the steering wheel before you drive. You can raise it.to the highest level to give your legs more room when ... High/Low Beam Changer 0 0 0 Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving, WindshieldWipers Windshield Washer Cruise Control (If Equipped)
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...at all when you sign-a1a turn, check the fuse ( s e e "Fu-se.s Circuit and Breakersl' in... lamps -regularly tu make sure.they panel will flash in the are working. direction of the-turn or lane change.... j,ust raise-or lower the. lever until the arrow starts to flash. Hold it there until you Complete...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...If they're frozen to the windshield, careftilly loosen.or thaw them. If your blades do become worn or damaged, get new blades or blade inserts. Windshield Washes At the top .of the multifumtion.le.vertherc's a p-addle marked with the windshield washer symbol and the word PUSH. To spray washer fluid...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... 25 mph (4.0 k d h ) . Cruise control can be dangerous where you can't drive safely aka steady speed. So, don't use your cruise control winding on ... 0 apply ~ your brakes, the cruise control will shut off. :If you have a manual transmission and you apply your brakes or push the clutch pedal, the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    Resuming a Set Speed Suppose you set'ycsnr cruise c.ontro1at a desired speed and then you apply the. brake. This, of course, shuts.off cruise control. But you don't need .to reset it-. If you leave your cruise control switch on when you're not using crui,se:, might hit a button you and go ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... downhill, you may have to bcake o? shift t b a lower gear to keep your speed down. Of course, applying ... of cruise control. Many-driversfind this to b,e too much trouble and don't use cruise cc -01 ... or push .the clutch pedal, if you have a manual transmission. 0 Reducing Speed While Using-Cruise C-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...: @ Parking L m p s Sidemarker Lamps Taillamp License Plate Lamps hstrument Panel Lights 0 * 0 0 Trmsfer Case Indicator Light (if you hgve one) Press the bottom...Press the side of the switch marked OFF to-turn off your 1a.mp.s. The switches-areon the driver',$side of your instrument -panel. 2-43
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... taillamp, sidemarker m d other lamps wan't be on, The.instrument panel won't be lit up either. When it begins to ... day. DRL can be helpful in many different driving amditions, but they can,be especially ...:sho.uld turn on the regular headla-mp.system.when ycwneed it. * the headlamp switchis off and ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Fog Lamps (If Equipped) The fog lamp switch is on tne Instrument panel under the lamp switches. Press the side of the. switch with the fog lamp .... work. Turn the.switch next to the headlamp switch up to make your ,instrument panel and transfer case lights brighter. Turn the switch all the way up to....
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    Mirrors Inside Daymight Rearview Mirror Turn the INT LIGHTS d i m e r switc;h up until it clicksto tugn on the dome lamp. Press the tab under the .mirrorto .reduce glare ftom headlamps behind you.. 2-46
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    Outside Manual Adjust Mirror Adjust your outside mirrors so you can just see theside of your vehicle....see more from the driver's seat. Power Remote Control Mirror The control is located the .on driver's door armest. Turn the control to L or R to choose themirror, then press the arrows the on to ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Door Storage You will find a storage compartment on each door. Front Storage Area If your vehicle has the center armrestcompartment, lift the cover.to expose the ... top to :open It. You can store cassettes in the slQts in the front of the compartment: If you have a compact disc player, ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... burn into your ashtray.If you do, cigarettes or other eodd set themon fire smoking materiai-s causing damage. I I ' I I I T remove the front ashtray, lift the release tab as high O as possible, then remove the tray. TOblock out gl.are,you can swing down the top ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... accessory power outlets, you can plug-in auxiliary electrical equipment. The acc'essary power outlets are ... When using the accessory power outlets, not maximum electrical load must .exceed 25 amps. Always...in use. Leaving electrical equipm-enton far extended periods will drain your battery. Pull the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    Instrument Panel A. Air Vents. B . Instrument Cluster C. Electronic Transfer Case (If .Equipped) D. Comfort Controls E. Glove Box E Ashtray G. Cigarette LighterPower Auxiliary Outlets (Equipped) I L. f H. Storage Compartment I. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...you% goi~g, about how much firel you've use$,..and many other things you'll need to - o to drive safely .and ec~onomically. hw I SERVICE ENGINE SOON SHIFT 0 UNLEADED FUEL ONLY FUEL MPH InDo'onrl P R N O D 2 1 Standard Cluster
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    I ANTI -LOCK CHECK GAGES -RPM V I I Optional Cluster 2-
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    ... it's set at -zero, ahd. a label must be put on the-dtivef's door to show the :.oldmileage reading when the new OdQImteK was instakd. P i ...ou-t.- NOTICE: Do not operate the eqgin.e with the tachornetwin the red range, OF engine damagewill QCCUT. Tachometer-[If '&pipped) The tachometer displays the...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... Warning lights come ofi when there- maybe or is a 'problem with one of your vehic-le's Eurictions..... Gages. can indicate when there .may be. or is a problem with one.of-:your vehicle's €unctions. Often ..., then it will-flash forabout 55 seconds. T the driver's f belt is already buckled, neither th:e...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...instrumen-t panel, which shows A1R.BA.G.The syste.m checks the. air.bag's electrical system... is a problem. I--i/ The charging system light will c.ome on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but the engine... on while you are driving; you may have a problem with thechargigg system. It c'ould.indicate...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Voltmeter Gage When your engine is not runqjng, bllt the ignition is on (in the.RUN position), this gage shows your battery's state of charge-in DC volts. Reading.s in either warning zone indicate a pdss.ible problem-in the electrical :system. Have the whick s;erviced .as s o m as. possible.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... problem. 'Ifthe warning. light comes-an, thae could be a brake problem. Have y m r brake system inspected right -away. This li.ght shouId came..., t have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if t11ei3e7.s problem.. 8 BRAKE I If the light camcs .gn while you are-driving, pull off the road a i...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    Anti-Lock Brake System Warning., Light, Engine Coolant Temperature -Gage This gage shows the..engin-e coolant temperature, If the moves -into 1 ANTI - LOCK With the anti-lock brake system, this Light will come on when.yau start .youx engine and maystay It means that your engine:co'...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...may work as:well, your fuel economy may not asbe good and your engine may not run ... I1 is replaced by Enhanced Diqgnostics.) The SERVICE ENGINE SOON light comes on to indicate that there is a-problem..ancl service is require-d. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system before .anyproble,mis ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...the L,ightIs On Steady Y~u'may able to correct the erni.ssion system be malfunction by considering the following: Did you recently put fuel into your vehicle? If... cap, making sure to' fully install the :cap. The diagmstic. system.c.andetermine ifthe fuel ciap has been left off or ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    The oil pressure gage shows the -engine oil pressure in psi (poutlds pet square inch) when theen@ne is running. b....-Youor others couldbe burmd. Che-ckyour oil a soon as possible and have your s vehicle serviced... I NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil not probkms.can be- costly and is. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... You have the SHIFT light if you have a manual transmission. This light comes-on very briefly as a bulb checkwh-enyou start the engine. Shiftingwhen the indicator light is will on help you get the best fuel economy. See "Shift Light" in the Index. Check ...
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    When the ignition is on, the fuel gage-tellsyou about how ,much fuel you have remaining. 0 0 0 2-64
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    ...ll find out to operate thecomfort control and audio systems offered with your vehicle; Be how sure to read aboutthe particular ... with your vehicle. 3-2 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-5 3 -6 3 -6 3-6 3-6 Comfort Controls Standard Climate Control System Optional Climate Control Syste-m Air Conditioning (Option...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Cumfort Controls With these systems, you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation ...Tempe. lure .. Knob Standa.rdClimate Control System The: upper h o b regulates the temperature .af the air c:omi.n-g through the system. Turn the knob clockwise for warmer air. Turn the knob countellclockwi,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Optional Climate Control System Mode. Knob The lower knob allows you to choose the direction of aif delively. OFF: This setting turns the system off. Some outside air will still enter ...-rkn0.b regulates the .temperature of the air corning thfuugh'the system. Turn the knob clchAwisc far warmer air...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... yoLuse the-optional engirie coolant'heater before starting your engine, your heating system will produce warmer air fasier to heat the,pa,ssenger compartmgent in cold.weather, 'S-ee"Engine Coolmt'Heater'' in the' Index, Ventilation System For mild outsid&:V3npaature:s when ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... .the inside of your windows. Keep the air path under the front se.ats clear of objects. This he1p.s air to-circulate throughout your ...use BLEND to keep me windshield and side windows clear. Use DEFROST to remove fog or ice from the windshield quickly .in extreme humid or .cold conditions. Turn the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Your Delco@audio system has -beendesigned to operate easily afid give years df 1iste....yuu acquaint yourxelf with It first. Find out what your Delco system can do and how to operate-all its coatr....the time-set mode. PWR-VOL: This knob turns :the system .and.off -and on controls the volume. To increase...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...between.the speakers. FADE: Turn the control behind. the lowex knob to move the sound to the front or rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press SET. (SET will appear on the display.) ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... up to 14 stations (seven AM and seven FM). Just: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM-FM to select the band. PWR-VOL: This knob turns the system on and off and controls- thevolume, To increase volume, turn the knob. clockwise. Turn it countetclsckwise to. decrease vol~me-. RCL: Display the time with...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...;avea cassette tape in the player while :listeningto the, radio, it may :bec:omew@m. FADE: Turn the control behind.the knob to move the sound to the front or rear speakers. The .middle position balances the souhd between the speakers. h m L 3.4
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    ...radio stations. $EEK: Press this button to go to the ne-xthigher station c, and stay there. .Playingthe-Radio PWR-VOL: This knob turns the system on and oftand c,ontrols the vnl.ume. To increase volume, turn the knob el.ockwise.Turnit counterdo-ckwiseto decrease v~olurne. SCAN: Pr.ess thisbutton ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...the.cmtrol b-ehiadthe qp.er knob to move .the sound to the- Ieft mright s.pe&ers. The middIe positian balances the -soundL between the speakem FADE::Turn the control. behind the ?.Qwerknob to movethe stjund to the froat or r e g speakers. The,middleposition balances the .sound between the speakers.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Cr02: This buttbn lets-you ser me system for the type or casse.tte being used- :If ... the tape-aii stop playing, the tape in order t0 play the raaio. If you ..., it may become warm. Your Delco system ma,y be able toxeceive C-QUAhd@ stereo... of'.Motmo,la, h c . If your Del.co system can get C-QUAM Sign.als...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... Haying.the Radio PWR-VOL: Press: this k m b to turn the system on an-d off. To increase vohlme, turn the knob clockwise...selection. TUNE.: Press this knob lightly so it extends. Turn it to cho-ose radio.stations....recall the station frequ.ency. SCV: Your system has a feature called Speed-Compensated-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    PUSHBUTTOJW The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to:,yourfavorite s-tations.You can set up to 18 stations (six AM, six FM1 and six FM2). Just: 1. Torn .the radio on. 4. Pre-ssAUTO TONE t9 Select the Setting you prefer. -5. Press and hold a i e of the four puhbutto-ns. Thesouad will m-ute....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...change to MAN. FIay,inga.Compact .Disc PWR: Press this:knob. to turn the system on. (Please ndte that you can also turn the system on when you insert a compact disc into the player with theignition on.) Insert a disc partway info the slot, label side up. The player will ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 129
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  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... whenever batrery power is-removed. The .THEFTLOCK feature for the radio may be used..or igrrared. If igriofed,.the system plays.normally -and~e :radio is not p t ...will op-erare. The instructions which follow ,explain how to enter. your secfe't code to activate the THEFTLOCK system. It ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... --- shdws on the display. Next you will use the: semet code number which you h-me.written d.own. ... to make the last two digits agree with your .code. 4. Press-HR to make the first one or-tvmdigits... confirm your secretwde. If you enter the wrong code.eight times; INOP will appear on the.display. You ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...rad.io will remain secured until the correct code is entered. -Whenbattery power is removed and later app1ie:d to a J secure.d radio, the radia won't. turn sind LOC will appearon the-display. Tips About Your Au,dio System Hearing -damagefrom loud noise is almos1 undet.ectabk until ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... important to do it pruperly.-Added sound :equipmentmay interferewith the operation of .your ve.hicle's engine,Delco;' radio or other system-s,and -even damage them.Your vehicle's systems may inteifere Mth the opemtion of sound e q ~ p n e...
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    ... Roads Wint-eterDriviQg Recreaii-ana;lVehide Tbwing (Four-Wheel.Drive with: Manual Shift Transfer Ca$eOnly) Recreational Vehicle Towitlg (Except Four-wheel Drive with the Manud SMt Transfe-rCa,se) Loading Your Vehic1.e Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab Towing a Trailer the. ~
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your .... It's the bestdefensive driving maneuver, in both city and-ruraldriving. You never know when the vehiclein front of you. is going to brake .or turn suddenly. 4-2
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Drunken Driving Death and injury asscxiated withdrinking md driving is a nati0n.a.l.tragedy. 11's the. riumber one c6ntjribLttor tQ the h.ighway de.athtoll, claiming thomands victims of .every year. m Muscular Coordination . Judgment The BLo.o,dAlcohc\l Cowentratiorr (BAC) of someone who is ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...body water than men. But the ability to drive i s affected well below a BAC of 0.10 ... 0.05 percent, and that the effects are wo1s.e a f night. All: 'drivers are impaired at BAC-levels... show that the chance of being in a collision increases sharply for drivers who have a BAC of 0.05 ',percent or above...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...€™t know. MediGal rese’aPchshowsthat l%ak-cihol pefsun’s system:can make .crashinjuries in:a worse, especi-allyinjuries to the .... Please don’t-drinkm d drive or ride with a driver who has been drinking.Ride home in a cab; or ifyou’re witha group, designates driver who d l not drink. -- 4-5.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... go. They are the brakes, the steering and the accelerator. Al three systems have to do their work l at the places where the tires meet the-.... Sometimes, as when you're driving on snow or ice, it's easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means you can ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...braking skid. When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your-anti-lok brake system will check.itself. Yau...long-erto stop afid thelljrake pedal will .harder to zrush. . e b ANTI - LOCK If there's a problem with the. anti-lock brake system, -this war'i&g.Iight will stay an. See. "Anti...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    The anti-lock system em change the brake p~essure faster than any driver could. ?%ecomputer is programmed to make the most...works. Let's. say the road is wet. You're driving safely; Suddenly-ananimal jumps out in front of you. You slam on the brakes, Here's what happens with ABS. You cansteer ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... diskan&. If.you get-to6cl~,se thcvehicle in front of YOU; you won't have time to apply ... is::normal. Ofi vehicles Mth-four-wheel drive, your ;anti-lockbrakes work at all times--- ... If you lose p ~ w e steeringatssist because the e.ngine r stop;s or the system is not fiw.dt?orriag,y o u can ste.er ....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    What shoula-youdo if this ever nappens? E,as,eup on the .acceIerator.pedd,steer the vehicle .the way y ~ uwant it . to go, .md:&xv down. Stea3n.gin Em 4-10
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... dropped off the.edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. y~i're An eri~rgency this requires t10 ,... a full 180 de,grees.very quickly without removing eith.er hand. But you have t....eering wheelup taone-quarter turn until the right front tirecontacts -thepavement edge. Then turn your steering...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... cas suddenly put the pas-singdriver face faice with the to worst of all triffic -accidefiTs-- the head-on c.o:Uision. 9 Do not ge.t too c-lose tothe vehicle you-wantto ...esyour area of vision, espec:ially if you're fo1lo.win.ga largervehicle. Also, ydu won't have. adequate space if the vehicle ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    * Check your mirrors, glance over your shoulder and. start your left lane change signal before-moving ... from y6u than it really is.) Let's review what driving expmts s-ayabout what happens when the thre.econ.trol systems- (brakes., steering, and,acceleration) don't have enough friction where ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...-IC0a.dDriving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle.. This off-road guide is for vehicles that have .four-wheel ....you’ve left .the great North American road system behind. Traffic. lanes arerft marked. Curves ...€™s very important thatyou read this guide. You’ll find many driving tipsand suggestions. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... forwardas y o u ~ ~ m . Be-sure-the-imd is secured properly, so driving on the off-road terrain doesn't toss ... cargo on the load floor can be tossed about;when driving,over rough terrain. You or your ...You'll find other important information in this manual. See "Vehicle Lo-ading," "Luggage ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... vehide have a winch?.I-f sa, be sure to read the winch instructions. 1n.aremote area, a winch can be ...to use it pmperly. 0 Getting .Familiarwith Off-Road Driving It’s a good i.dea to practice in !an area thatମ. you go info :the wilderness.. Off-road driving;.cloesrequire some new and-dlnffixent ....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Scanning the Terrain Off-road driving can take:you over many different ... you have more vehicle bounce when you drive 0Ter:obst~eks.. ybu'll ...re OB an unpaved surface. 0 0 When you're driving off-road, bouncing and quick ...and crash. So, whether you're driving .on or off the road, you a.nd your ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... on any i mad. And'this.s-certainly trclcfor off-road driving. At 'thevery 'timeyou need special alertness and driving skills.,y-... 01even fatal -- ciccident if you drink and. drive wride with driver-who has.been drinking. See '"Drunk@n Driviy" in the Index. , a Many hills are simply too ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Appraa.chinga 'Mill 0 What's beyond the hill? Is there a cliff, an embankment, a drop-off, a fence? Get out and walk the bill if ~ Q Udodt:bGw. It's the. sm,m way ..findout, ...to. Is there a constant incline, or does the hill get sharply steeper in places?' Is .the hill simply-too ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Driving Uphill .Onceyou decide .you can s:dely drive up the hill, you :needtu take some special ... let opposing traffic knqw yadre there. Turning or driving across steep hills can be. dangerous. Yoa ... up hills always try to go straight up. Driving to the top (crest) of a hill at full ?peed can cause ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...rollin-gbackwards. Also,,qp:ly the parking brake. 2f your engine is still running, shift the transmission to REVERS-E(R), release the parking ...the transmission to PARK (P) (or, shift to NEUTRAL (N) if your vehi-clehas a manual h-ansmi.ssion)and restart the engine. Then, shift-toREVERSE (R), release ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... your trammission in PAW (P) (or the manual transmission in FIRST (1))and turn-off the engine. Leave the help. ... leave the vehicle. Leave it in some gear. ~ If you have- a manual transfer case shtft lever,... PARK (P) (or, if you have the manual transmission, evenif you're in gear). Thisis because the...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Driving Downhill When off-roading takes mnsi.det a number of thi Heavy braking when goj -u y-oufbrakest6 Vverheat and fade. This could cause loss of contra1 and a ,seriousaccident. -Applythe brakes lightly when descending a: hill and use a low gear to keep ve.hicle speed un.&r control. 4-23
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...or to NEUTRAL (N) with the manual transmission) and, while still braking, restart . . the engine. S.hift back to a 1.0w gear, release the parking brake, and drive straight down. When driving downhill, avoid turns that take you across...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...yqu need to decide cwehll'y whether tci try to drive across an incline. Just -becausethe trail goes across the incline.duesn'r-meanyou have to r drive it. The l.ast vehicle to t y it might hi rolled over.... like.before you drive it. .A: If you feel your vehicle starting to slide sideways, 0...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... you're cmssing incline, be sure you (and your passengers) get out on the uphill side, even if the door there is harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll -over,you'll be right in .its path. . a n If you have to ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ..., and you'll need longer braking distances. Hard packed mow ;sad ice. oEer the .....gearwhen you're in mud -- the ,deeper the mud, the lower the gear: In really ,deep mud, $he idea is to ... your tires will tend to sink into the sand. This has an effect on steering, accelefating and braking. You may ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... in Water Light rain causes no specialaff-road driving problems. But .ke.avy rain can .meanflash flooding, and flood waters demand extreme ...€™t too deep, then drive through it slowly. At fast speeds, water splashes on your ignition system and your vehicle can st-dl.Stalling....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    After Off-Road Driving Remove .any brush. or debris th.at has collected an.theunderbQdy, chassis or... tihe,body struc.ture, steerbig, su$pensioonjwheels, tires .-and exhaust system for damage, Also, check the file1 lines and cooling system for any leakage. .Drivingat Night Your vehicle will req.uire...
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    down on glare frqm headl@%qs,..but ,they:als,omake.-alot of things invi.slble.
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    ... your wiping equipment-in gaodshape and keep your windshield washer tank-filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of streaking or missing areas on rhe windshieJd, or when strips of rubber start to sep-arate from The inserts.. 4-31
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    ... side. You could lose control the vehicle. of After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, ... pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. 1 :I Driving too fast through large water puddles or... going through same car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...€™s air intake and badly damage your engine. Neverdriv.e through water thatis slightly lower than...or can’t avoid deep puddles standing water, drive through them veryslowly. Hydroplaning usually happens .at higher s.peeds. There just isn’t a hard and fast rule about hydroplanirgi The. best advice ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... a light turns gre,en,and just before you start to Iimve, check both ways for vehicle-s that have...€™ r red li-ght. Orkof the bigg.est problems with city streets is the :amount of traffic on them. You’ll want to watch o.ut for what the other drivers are doing and pay attention to traffic -.signals....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... The most important advice on freeway-drivingis: Keep up with traffic and keep t the right. Drive at the sam-e o s-peed.most of the other -drivers are dri.ving; Too-fast gr too-dow driving.b r e k a smooth traffic flow. Treat .the left lane o n a fr-...
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    ... road with the an same scenery, along with the hum of the tires on th.eroad, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind :against .thevehcle that c a i ~ a k ...€™nts frequently. If-you get sleepy, p.ull off-theroad into a rest, service or-par.king- area and a asp, get some exercise, or take both...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These pqrts @a work hard on mountain roads. Know...to-shift down to a lower gear. The lower gears help cool your engine and transmission, ...may see highway signs an mountains that warn of special problems. Examples arelong grades, passing or no-passing ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...and reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving. under severe conditions, include-a small of ...you properly secure these items inyour vehicle. Driving on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places ... very careful. Here are some tips for winter driving: Have your vehicle in good shape for...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...on a slippery road. Even tho.ugh you have an anti-lock brxking system, you'll' want to begin stopping sooner tha-nyou would on dry ...ice."Very cold snow or-ice-can be and hard to drive on. But wet slick ice c.m-be even m-ore. trouble be-cause -it .offer the 'may 1-eastiraction of all. You can ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... probably stay with your vehicle unless you h o w for sure th.atyou are near help and you can hike thr0u.g-hthe snow. Here.are.some things to-do.to: su-mrnohhelp and keep yourself and your passengers safk; .Turn on your hazaxl flashers. You can ran the.engine tokeep.warm, b.ut be cmeful... 4-41
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    ... yo.ur vehicle. This.can cause deadly CO (carbon rncmoxide) gas to get: inside. could overcomeyou and kill CO you. 'Youcan't...- alittle faster than just idle. That is, push. the,accelerator..slightIy. This uses less fuel far the heat that .you get and it keeps- the. battery charg.ed. You willl neecia ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... the vehicle .being towed to the 'to,w vehick. Do not tow the. v&icle by the rear bumper bar. Refer to the hitch manufactu.rer's instructions. 4. Place the manual shift transfer case-shift lever in 'NEUTRAL (N). R-ecre.ationa1 Vehicle Towing (Except Four-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... details. The Certification/Tire.iabel found on the driver's door is edge, -abovethe door latch. The label shows the size of your original. tires and the inflation ...GVWR). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, cargo aild trailer tongue weight, if pulling ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...+. Don't leave a seat-foldeddown mle!sS you need tu. There's also important loading information for off -road driving in this manual. See "Loading YourVehicle for Off-Road Driving" in the Index. ~ Using he-aviers.uspension comp'onents to get added durability might ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    The payload capacity ;is- shown on the CertificatiodTire label. This is the maximum load cap.aeity that. Y;QU vehicle can-carry. Be-sure to includejthe weight ~f the 'occupantsas part of your load.. If you a.ddedany accemxies or equipment after your vehicle-left the factory, remember tQ sub&acJ ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... Loading.In.forrnatbon This label is inside your glove box. It will tell you if your vehicle can ...the Truck-Camper Loading IDformation label in the gIove box for A and B dimensions. load purposes. Use the... and, if suspended at.that point, would balance the front and rear. @ The Cargo Weight,Rating (...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Here is an example of proper truck and .carnper.rnatch;
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Towing -aTrailer I 11 you don't use the correctequipment and. dr-ive pruperly, you can lose control when you pull a trailer. For ex.ample,if the traileris too heavy, the brakes may not work well or,even at all. You; and your passengers couldbe seriously injured. Pull a trailer only if-youhave ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    If You Do Decide To Pull.A Trailer If you do, here are some imp-ortmtpoints:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... you have-an automatic transsinission5. can you use DRIVE (Dj (m,as you need to, a lower gear) when -towinga.tr-ailer. Operating your vehickin ... of your transmission. If you have -a manual eansmission and Y Q U ' W ~ towinga trailer, it-'s:betternot to FIFTH (5) gear. Just drive in FOURTH (4).gear (...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    M.ax-irnWtrailer weight is c-alculateda s s u ~ q :the g driver and one. pesseiger are in the tow vehicle-and it ....f,ed from the maximum trailer weight Two-wh&I-drive models with a.GVWR of 4,20ci lbs. (L9O7 kg) and.four-wheel-drive models w& .&e ZR2 suspen&an package are limited to a 2,@001bs.(908 kg...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Hitches. It's important to have the correct hitch:-eq.uipn%ent. Cross&nds, large tru&s :gaing-byand mughmads are a few reasons why -you'llneed the-righthitch. Here -are. some rules to follow: Total We-ight. Your Vehicle 9 s - Tires. .on 4-53
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    41.54
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...Distance stay at least twice as far behnd-the vehicle ahead-as YOU would when driving your vehicle without a trai1e.r. This Can help y.ou avoid situations that ...o hmd.t.0 she right. Always back up d-owly if possible, haveSorneone ,guide ycau. Wkfm 'Y6u're turning with .a trauer, make wider turns...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... trailering package). The arrows-onyour instrument panel will flash whenever.you signal a turn 01....up, the &&lalamps will also flash, telling other drivers you're about to :turn, change lanes or stop. When towing a:txailer, the. arrows. on yourhstrument panel will flash for turm even if the bulbs ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ..., but don't shift into PARK (P) yet, or into gear for amanual transmission. When parking uphill, turn your wheels... 5. If.you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle a manual transfer case shift lever, be ... lever isin PARK (P). So, be sure the transfer ca'se is a drive gear not in in NEUTRAL (N). -- 4-57
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... block. It has no.cmnecttor .and should he.wired by a qualified electrical technician. T.he.technician can use the fullowing c~lor:c.ode ...fluid (don't overfill), engjne oil, axle lubricant, belt, cooling system and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Tndex-will help you...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    b NOTES.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    4-60
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... Road Here you'll:find.what ta do about some problems .that ciin "Ciel%afbfi the road. 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-7 5-1 2 Hazard.Warning Flaihers. .Other Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overhearing 5-22 5-22 5-23 5-35 5-36 Engine Fan Noise I t a Tife Goes Flat Changirig x ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... e button on -top-or h the steering column all the wgy down to make your front and rear turn signal lamps.flash :on a d off. ,,_., ...n...,.,... ... ... let you w a n others. They also kt police h o w you have.a-pmblem.Your front and rear turn signal lamp$ will flash on and off. Other Warning Devices...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    Jump St-arting. If your battery has run clown, you m.ay ...acidthat can burn you. They contain gas that can explodeor ignite. They corit&...hicle.1.tmust.have a 12-volt battery with a neg,ativeground system. I NOTICE: I€the other system isn't a l2-volt .systein with.a negative ground, both vehicles,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    .... The repair wouldn't b-e covered your warranty. I€your vehicle has air conditioning, the auxiliary up electric fan under the. hood can start even when-the engine-is not running andcan injure you. Keep hands, clathhg and tools away'...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... some-basic things you should know. Positive (+>will ga to positive (+) and negative (-) will go to a metal enginepart. ...parts too. Using a match near .a battery cause battery can gas to explode. People have been ... fist,If you don't, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid that ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...9. Attach the cable at least 18 inches (45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as good there, but the chance of sparks getting -back to the battery is much less. 10. Now start the vehicle ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    1.2. Remove me cables in reversemder .to prevent electrical shGrting. Take c.ae that they don'? touch each .other, any other metal. or A. Heavy Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery C. Dead Battery
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... chains or steel cables before is transported. it Dan%use substitutes (ropes, leather-straps, canvas webbing, etc.) that can be cut by sharp edges.underneath thedowed vehicle. Always use T-hooks inserted in the T=hookslots, Never use J-hooks. They wl damage .drivetrain*and il suspension components.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... witb a clamping &vice desi:ped for towing-service.DOfiat ust the vehicle's steering c.olumxz I-... flqor mounted shifter and no f .electrical power, the electrical.So1enoi.dlock must be .ovexKidd.... damaged.. If these limitations must be exceeded, the0 the drive wheels have to b:e supported on .a dolly.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Front Towing; Tow.Limits.-- 35 rnph (56 k m h ) , 50 miles (-8O-km) NOTICE: Do not tow with sling-...to suspension components. when using;car-carrier eq-uipment. Always use T-hooks inserted in the T-hook-slots. lrehicles with fuur-whesl-drive with the electronic -transfercaseo p t h must use a towing...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...Do not tow with sling-type equipment or rear bumper valance damage will occur. Use wheel-lift ...the vehicle until adequate clearance is obtained between the ground and/or wheel-lift equipment. Do not... car-carrier equipment. Always use-T-hooks inserted in the T-hook slots. , Vehicles withfour-whe&dvive...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...you open the hood. If you keep driving when your engine:is overheated, the liquids in it can catch.fire. You .or others could be badly burned. Stop your engine ... engine is cool. NOTICE: I If your -engine catches because you keep fire. driving with no co.olant, your vehicle can ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... or hear RO steam, theproblem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a 1i.ttletoo hot when yau: .O 0 If... open the window as necessary. 3. 1 you're in a.traffic jam, shift to NEUTRAL (N); % otherwise, shift to the highest gear while driving -- AUTOMATlC OVERDRIVE (@) or DRIVE (D) far...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...the auxiliary If electric fan under the hood can start up .even when the. engine is not running... tools from any underhood .electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, ...u,ntil it cools down. CAUTION: A, Ccrolant R-ecovery Tank B. .RadiatorPrmsure Cap C. Engine .Fan 5-14
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ..., it could lose all coolant. That could and cause ,an engine fire, you could beburned. Get any leakfixed before you drive the vehicle. L... heater hoses, radiator, water pump 01 ?mewbereelse in the cdoling.system. I NOTICE: . Engine damage from running your ,engine without coolant...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    How to,Add Csolsrnt to the Coolant Recovery Tank I you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolmt level f isn't at ... wnrer (prefer&bly .distilled):and DEX-CC)OL@(siljcate-frm) antifreeze at the coolant recovery tank. (See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for more information.) NOTICE: In cold ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... enough. Don't spill coolant on -ahot engine. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at ADD, start your vehicle. If the overheat warning continues, there's ....proper coolant .mix directly to the radi,ator, but be sure the cooling system is cool before you do it.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    Steam and scalding Bquids from a hot cooling system canblow out and burn you badly. They are .under pressure, and if ... cap even a little they can come out at highspeed. Never turn the.cap when the cooling system, including:the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait the cooling systemrand for radiator ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... Radiator 2. Then keep turning the pressur'e cap, but.now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the pressure cap when the cooling system, inchding the pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the-pressure ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    3. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-cOOL@ co.olant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the ADD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the pressure cap off. 5-20
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    6. Start the engine and let itrun until you can feel the upper radi:ator hose.getting hot. Watch out for the engine fan. 7 . By this time, the coolant level inside the filler neck may be lower. If .the level is lower, tidd more of ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    It's unusual for a tire to "blow out'?while you're driving, especially if you- maintain your tires properly. If-airgoes out of.a..tire,i t 3 much ... what to expec~ what to do: -and You.mhy alstt-hear this €annoise wheli ycju s.tart the engine. It will .go away as the fa :lutch disengages.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...) 3. If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a manual transfercase shift lever, be sure the transfer case isin a drive gear not in NEUTRAL (N). 4. Turn off the engine. 5. Put the wheel blocksat the front and rear of the tire farthestaway from the one ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    Removing the Spare.'Tire and Tools The jacking equipment you'I1 need. is .stored inside the plastic jack covef.... will tell youhow to use the jack and change a tire. This is the jack cover for the extended cab. The cover .for the re,gular cab is similar. To remove it, turn the phstic wing nu%...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... underneath the rear of your vehicle; See "Compact S-pareTire" later in this section for more mformation-about the compact spare. NOTICQ Never remove or restow a tire frodto a stowage. psition under the vehicle while the .vehicleis suppiorted by .a jack+Always tighten th.etire fully against the...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... the retainer at the end of the cable.,and pill it through thewheel Gpening:.Puli the tire out from underthe vehicle. I To help avoid v.ehicle.damage,do not drive th-e vehicle before $he-cable is restored. Pwf.the spare .tire nearae-flat tire. The tools you'll be, w i n g include. the jack (A) ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... removal tool is stowed with the jack. Position the hub cap removal tool i-nthe notch and pull straight ,... fit these imitation nuts, SQ don't try to remove them with the socket end of the'wheel.wrench. ...nut caps that cover each nut, they must be-removed in order to get to the wheel nuts. Use the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... nearest the flat tire. 1. Using the wheel wrench, lomen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 2. Turn the jack handle clockwise slightly to raise the jack lift head. A. Front Frame Hole. B. Rear Frame Hole (ZR2) C. Spring Hanger Hole (Standard ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...To help avoidpersonal injury and vehicle damage, be sureto fit the jack 18t head into the proper location beforeraising your vehicle. 4. Raise the ... Raise the vehicle far enough the off ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit. 5. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat-tire;
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    b. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. Never use oil or grease on studs or ... e . Th-e wheel could come off.and cause an accident. When you change a wheel,-remove-.any rust or dirt from places the where the wheel attach.esto the vehicle. In an emergency, ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    10. Use the wrench.to tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. 9. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack handle counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 5-31
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...; evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the propersequence and to the proper tGrque s p e ~ ~ c i t i g n . Don't use the existing hoist store a tire with an to ,aluminum wheel or it could &amagethe wheel. Secure. the tire in p i c h p bed. the Follow this diagram to store the underbody -mounted spare.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    .A.. Wheel W m c h B. Hoi;$ Assembly C, Retainer D. Spring E. Tice E Valve stem (PoiritedD.own) G. Lower €3. R.aise
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    C.. D.. E. E G. H, 1. J. Repl.ace the.j-ackcover, -if-youhave one. A. Wheel Wxensh 3 . Bracket:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... will last longer and be: in .goodshape in case you-needit again. A, Hub Cap Removal Tool (Some Mmiels) E. Cover (Extended Cab) %. Cover (Stand,ard Cab) D. Hub Cap Removal Tool (Some Models) E. B d t I NOTICE: When the compact'...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... could be.injure&And, the tran3mission or other pqrts of the..vehicle. cm. ,overheatc That :couldcause an engine compartment fire:orother damage. When yo.u're. .stuck,.spinthe wheels as little-aspasssble. Dan% spin the-wheels above35 mph (55 ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... your front wheels. Then shift back ,;and forth between REVERSE (R) and a forward gear (or *witha manual transmission, between FIRST (1) or SECOND (2) and REVERSE... may be equipped with recovery hooks. The recovery hooks are pmvided at the front of yo-urvehicle. You may need to use ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    The 'recovery hooks, when used, are underlot of a .force. Always p-ullthe vehicle.straightout. Never pull on the hooks at a sideways angle. The'hooks could break off and you or others could be injured from the chain or cable snapping.back. NOTICE: Never use the recovery hooks to tow the vehicle. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    . & NOTES
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    k% NOTES 5-40
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... a pmt devoteft to itsappearance c.are. Fuel Fuels in Foreign Countrks Filling Your Tank Checking Things Ugdgr ls Hood h Engine Oil Air Cleaner ... Appearance Care Materids C h a t Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Electrical Sptem Replacement Bulbs Capacities -and Specificztions Air...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... and GM-tf&ed and supported s-ervickpeople. We hope you”11want ... has an air bag system. B e h e .attempting to do your own service work, see...€™11 wmt to get the proper GM Service Manual. It tells-you much mare... vehicle than thi,s manualscan.To order the proper service manual, see “Service and Owner...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 240
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ' . .~% i in Foreign ,Countries If-youpian on driving-in another country outside the United.,States or Canada, .the proper fuel may be hard to find. Neveruse leaded gasoline or any other fuel not recommended in the previous. text on fuel. Costly ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    behind .a hiLged door on the driver's side of your vehicle. While refueling, hang the cap by the tether from the hook'onthe filler door. To take off the cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). The cap has a spring in it; if you let go of the captoo soon, it will spring back to the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...onyou if you open the fuel fiIlercap too quickly. This spray canhappen if your tank i s nearly full, and more likely in is hot weather. Open the fuel fiier cap ...ght cause your rnalfunctioriindicator lamp to and yourfuel tank and emissions. system may be damaged. S;ee "Malfunction ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...f the vehicle and release the secondary hood-release. Things that burn can-geton hot engine partsand start a fire. These include liquids like gasoline, oil, coolant, brakefluid,.windshield washer and other fluids,-.and plastic rubber. Yau or others...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    When you.lift the hood, you'll seethese items on the 2.2L engine: A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Engine 011 Fill Cap and Dipstick C. Brake Master Cylinder E. Battery E Power Steering Reservoir G. Air Cleaner D. Hydraulic Clutch Reservoi.r H. WindshieId Washer Fluid 6-8
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    When you lift the hood, you'll see these items on the "VORTEC" 4300 engine: A. Battery E. Coolant Recovery Tank C. Engine Oil Dipstick D. Transmission Dipstick E. Engine Oil Fill F. Power Steering Reservoir G. Brake Master Cylinder H. Air Cleaner I. Windshield Washer Fluid
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... from 10 to 1.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... out the dipstick and clean it with a paper towel 01cloth, then push it back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip down, and check the level. Turn off the engine and give the oil a few minutes to drain back into the oil pan. If you don't,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ....s-hatchedarea that shows the-proper operatiqg-rapgq, your engine cduld be damaged. Be sure to fill it enough to~... you use oil that has the Starbursl s-yrnbol the front of the oil container: If you have ... yo.u, be s.ure the oil put into your .engine is .on C American Petr.oleum Institute certified ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    RECOMMENDED SA€ VISCOSITY GRADE ENGINE OILS FOR BEST FUEL ECONOMY AND COLD STARTING, SELECT THE LOWEST SAE VISCOSITY GRADE OIL FOR THE EXPECTEO TEMPERATURE RANGE. As shown inthe chat, SAE 5W-30 is b.est for your vehicle. However, you can use SAE low-30 if it's going to be 0°F (-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... ,dcmx f m the ;re:mote:oilfilter is in-the steering linkage shiqld as-sbrnblyh a t e d under the.r.adiator support. Twist the screw to unlock or lack the dom. Make sure 8you open the door, it is securely closed. when you are finished.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... it by taking it.to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem propedy disposing .of your used oil, ask your dealer; a service station or a local recycling cen& for help. VORTEC" 4300 Engine To remove t.his air cleaner, remove the wing nut$ ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    To remove this air cleaner, .open both &mps and push the rear of:the air cleaner toward the ... on the engine with the air cleaner off. 2.2L Engine Insert a ne'wa r filter. Then replace the air cleaner i ... engine And, dirt can easily get fire, into your engine, whichwill damage it. Always have the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...your much canmean that s.omeof transmission, TQO the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Be sure to getan accurate reading .you.check.your if transmission fluid. Wait &tleast.30 minutes...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... Hot or Cold Get the vehicle warmed up by driving about IS miles (24 k ) m when outside trnperaturas aie above .50°F (1,O"C). Z:it's~c
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Then, without shutting off the engine, follow these steps: 3. Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. The fluid level must.be the COLD area €or a in cold check or in the ROT area or.cross-hatched area for a hot check. 1. Flip the handle up and then pull out the dipstickand ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... can damage your transmission. Too much can mean that same:u1 the fluid could come;out andfall on hot engine. parts or exhaust system p-arts, starting fire. Be a sure to get an accurate reading you check your if tranqmission fluid.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...fully seated. Hydraulic Clutch The hydfaulic clutch system in your vehicle is self-adjusting. A slight ...inch or 6 rnm to 12 mm) in the p.edal is normal. 1. Remove the filler plug. 2. Check that the lubxicant level...€™t correct a leak. A fluid loss inthis system could indicate-apoblem. Have the :syste...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... to Check Lub.ricant Refer to .the M-aintenanceSchedule, Owner Checks and Services, to determine. how often should check the you: fluid h e 1 ... not reach the battornof the diaphragm when it's in place in the reservoir. See the instructions on the re-servoircap. If the level is below the bottom of....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...Remmmended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. How to Check Lubrimnt Four-Wheel Drive Most lubricant checks in this section also apply to four-wheel-drive vehicles. However, they have two additional systems that need lubrication. Transfer Case When to Check Lubricant Refer to...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...km), whicheveroccurs first, if you add only DEX-COOL@ extended life coolant. The fdIowing explains your .coaling system and how to add coolant when it i s - 1 0 If~ have a problem with ~ YQU engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating'' in the Index...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... co.olantother thanDEX-COOL@is added to the system, premature. engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may ... only plain water to your co ng system can be dangerous. Plain water, or some other... coolant mix will. Your vehicle's coolant warning system is set the proper coolant mix. With for plain water...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... than four times a year, have your dealer check. yourcooling system. NOTICE: If yon use. the propercoolant, you don't have to add extra inhibitors or additives which claim to improve the system. Thesecan be harmful. When your engine i.s cold, the coolant level should be at ADD,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    .Add coolant mixture at the recovery tank; bdt be c-ap$ul riot to spill.it. Turning the radiator. pre$sare c&pwhen the engine and radiator are. can.allow steam and hot scalding ...to.-blowout. and burny,oub-adly. With the coolant recovery tank, you will alm.ost neve-rhave- add coolant ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Thermostat Engine coolant temperature is controlled by a thermostat in the engine coolant sys-tem.The.thermostat stops the flow of coolant through the ...type cap and must tightly installedto be prevent coolant loss and possible engine damage from overheating. Be sure the arrowson the cap line up with ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... y m hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicattt a problem. Have-the.-systeminspecte.d and repaired. TOdetermine what kind of fluid to use, E& "... clean rag. Replace th.ccaptind completely :tighten.it.Then remove the cap again and look at the fluid level on the...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    .... Add washer fluid until the tank is full. follow the manufacturer's instructions .for adding water. a Don't ... damage your washer tank .and fluid. other partsof the washer system. Also, water.doe-... expansion if freezing occurs, which c o d d damage: the tank it is if completely full. Don't use ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    Brakes Brake Fluid I your brake system fixed, since a leak means that so.oner or later your brakes wonମ. new brake linings. You should add (or remove) b1-ake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. i I Your brake master cylinder reservoir is ha-e. It is filled ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...above MIN. If they aren't, h.aw your-brake System checked to see if there is B leak. With the wrong kind.of fluid inyour brake system, your brakes may not work well, 'or... proper-brake fluid. 1 After work i-sdone on the brake hydraulic system, make sure the levels are above MIN and below ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... and rear drum brakes.. Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts, For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as. engine oil, in your brake system can dam-agebrake system patts-sobadly that thef"l1have to be rep1aced:Don't let ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...linings should alw-aysbe replaced as complete axle -sets. See, "Brake System I-nspection" ixl Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Pexiodic Maintenance Inspections... firmly applying the brakes a few times. Replacing B:rake System Pats .BrakeP.edaLTravel S-eeyour dealer if the...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb packa.ge. J t ac.id have B-atteries gas can burn you and that can explode. You can ... your vehicle far longer storage periods.. Also, for your.audio system, see "Theft-Deterrent Feature" in the Index. I 4-35
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Headlamps. Sealed Be.am.L.amps 1. -Removethe screws from the headlamp. retainer. 2. .Pull the headlamp o-ut and remove fhc retainer. 3 . Unplug and remove the headlamp. 4; Plugin the new headlamp and put it in place, 5. Put the retainexthe tighten the screws. headlamp and install and.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ....the hood. 2. Remove the black protective cap.s from the removal pinsat the top of the radiator support. Use a hex socket to unscrew the pins. ' 3. Pull the headlamp lens assembly out. (Some vehicles may have side-by-side bulbs.) 4. Unplug the electrical connector. 6-37
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    5. Turn the. bulb countercl.ockrwiseto remove it. Front Turn SignalLamps If you.have fog.lamps, the lalizp bracket fog rnusE.De &H6v'...:hicle. Insrall and tighten the screws. 1, Rea.ch under the bumper and behind the parkin,g/turn 2. 3. 4. 5. signal lamp assembly. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...6,. Rotate the bulb and-socket one-quarter of-a .turn ciockwise. 7 . Install the sidemarker lens to the radiator grille. 8 . Insert the tabs into.the locators- 9. Tnstall and tighten the screws. 1. Remove the lais i-.etairiings c r e ~ s ; .2....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... ,-rshouldbe used to install a center high-mounted '-stoplanip in the cap 'or c.mper; 3. Pull the assembly away from the pickup side.panel. 4. Turn the socket countexclockwise to remove it. Push the tab. i-n while you turn the s,ocket. 5. Pull the bulb ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...Re~~iove screws. the Vanity Ntirror Lamps 1. Insert the blade of a small screwdrivef-iizto the ceI1-...Gently pry tBe.Bcre.wdriver,d~wn order to lift out in t k lens; 3.. Disconnect ,th,....e-mbly 7. Connea the graun-dwire. -8. Gonnixt the electrical connectbr to the lamp assembly: 6. Rotate the lens...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...the Inde-xfor the proper type of replacement blade. I NOTICE: Use care when -removing-or installing a blade assernb-ly.,Accidentalbumping can cause the arm to fall back and strike the windshield. 1.. To remove the old wiper blades;, lift the wiper arm until it 1o.ck....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... properly 1o.ckd 011 both ,sidesof the insert slots. 3. Remove the insert from the blade assembly.....y. a 0 4. To imtall the-neu! wiper ?me& slide the insert (D), notched.end last, into the end ... end (E). The plastic caps (e) will .be forced off as the insert is fully il1.serte.d. I A. Claw.in N0tc...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    1 0 Poorly maintained and improp-erly used tires are dangerous. 0 Overloading your tires can cause overheating as a result of too much, friction. You could have an air-out and serious a accident. See "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index. CAUTION: (Continued) Unaerinflated tires pose the same ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Inflation -- Tire Pressure The CertificationlTire label, which is on the driver's door edge, .above.the door latch shows the correct tires when they're cold.... much heat @ Tire overloading 0 Bad wear Bad handling Bad fuel economy. NOTICE: (Continued) When to Check Check your tires once amonth or ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... rotation intervals. If your vehicle has a compact spare tire, don't include it in your tire rotation. After the tireshave b e a rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation. pressuresas shown on the Certificatioflire label. Make certain that all wheel nuts properly are. tightened. See "Wheel ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... the partsto which it is fastened, can make wheelnuts bec:omelo-ose a-ftepa.time. The wheel coukd come off and cause: an accident. When you changea wheel, remove any .rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emwgency, you can use a cloth or a paper: towel to do this; ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    Buying.New Tires Mixing tires could 'causeyou to lose control while driving. If you mix tiresof different: sizes type-§ or (.radialand bias-belted ...Be sure to use the:.same size and type tires on all wheels. It's all right to drive with your compact spare (if .you have one), It was developed use on ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light-trucksmay vary with respect..tothese e: . orades, they must also. conform to Federal safety requirements and additional General Motors Tire Performanc.e Criteri-a(TPC) standads. Warning: .The tract-ioa grade assigned to thi.s ....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... unusual tire wc;ar or yo?urvehicle pulling. ode way or -theo,t.her,the alignment may need to b.e m e t . If y ~ notice your vehicle u vibrating.when driving on a smooth road, your wheels may need to be rebalanced. Wheel Replac-ement Warning: 'The temperature grad.e for this tire is estab1ishe;d ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...€™I.original equipment wheel. The wrong wheel can also cause pro-blems with hearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer ‘calibration, headlamp aim, bumper hei.ght, vehicleground clearance and tireor tire chain clearanceto the body and .chassis; See “Changing a Flat Tire” more infmm....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... as and with the ends. securely fastened. Drive slowly follow the chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hearthe... tiresize combination and road conditions. Follow that -manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or remove the device if it's ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... -andinstruc.tiam. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning the i,nsi.de....your vehicle: , a Don't use any of these unless this manual says-,yQu can. In many uses, these... Thinner Turpentine @ @ Lacquer Thinner Nail Pb1is.h Remover . . They can all be.hazardous.-- some-marethan ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    Using Focl-Type Cleaner on Fabric 1. Vacuum and brush the area to remove any loose dirt. 2. Always clean a whole- trimpanel or section. Mask ...€™t .rubit roughly. 5. As-soon as you’ve cleaned the section, use-a sponge to remove the suds. ‘If you need to use a.solvent: . 1. Gently scrape excess ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    1. 'Cgrefully Scrape off excess stain. 2. Clean with coQ1.water anddiow to dry. 3. If a -$n.remai:ins,clean it with s.slvent-typec1:leaner. ~ Non-Gre,asy$%aim 11.. %&efully scrape off .excess stain, Thefi .sponge the soiled area withcool water. 2. Ifa.stai-nremains.,'follow the fwm-type in....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... a , Cleaning rthe Top -ofthe. Instrum-exst. Panel Use only mild soap and-w&te,r clean the top surfaces .tb of the instrument panel. Sprays containing silicones or waxes may cause ,.... Part No% 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner will remove nbrmal tobdccu smoke and dust films on ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...Index.) High pressure car washes may cause water to enter your vehicle. Cleaning Exterior Lamp.s/Lenses Use 1ilkewa-mor cold water, a soft cloth and .a Iiquid hand, dish or car washing ( n d d detergent) soap.to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle."
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... painted If sur€&es. Wash the. vehicle as:Soon a.s p~s'sibk. nkcessary, use n:an-ibrasive cl~aners g e marked -that safe for painted surfaces to remove fmeign matter.. Exterior painted surfaces are subject to aging, weather and.chemic'a1 fallout tha3 can take their tall over a period of years....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    -.. Cleaning Aluminum Whe.els (If Equipped) Keep your wheels clean using a soft de-ancloth with mild soap and water. Rinse with clean water. After rinsing thoroughly., dry with a soft clean towel. A wax may then be applied. The-surfaceof t h a e wheels is similar to the painted surface of your ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    Finish Dam-age Any st0n.e chips, fracture-$or deep scratches .in the finish should he repaired right away. Bare metal ,will corrode quicl;ly.antl may cItwelap into a.major repah expense. Minor chips a r d scmtches can be repaired.with touch-up materi.ds -availablefrbm your dealex or other ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Appearance Care Materials Chart 6-61
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... for yaur vehicle. It appears.on a.piate i the. f i m t corner of-theinstrumefit panel, on the n driver's sidei YOU. gee it if you look ...e that.this label is' not removed from the Engine Identification The'8th :ch.al-.acterin y?ourVIN is the engine:code. This code willhelp you identi-fyyour engine; ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    Electrical System. Ad-d-OnElectrical Equipment .NOTICE: Don't add anything electrical to your vehide first. Some unless you check with your...vehicle has an air bag system. Before attempting to. add anything ektrical to your vehicle, see "Servicing Your Air Bag-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...and fusible thermal Lid&. This greatly reduces the cha-nceoffires .caused by electrical problems. Look at the .silver-odored baml inside the fuse. If the band is...Block .Thefuse b1o;ck.i~ the at .driver' end of the k instrurhent panel. If you ever-havea problem .on the road and don't ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    FuseKirsuit 'Breaker 1 i U' 3 FuselCircuit Breaker- Usage A Power D-aorLOcks, Power 'seat, Power Seat Lu.mbar, Remot.e Keyless Entry Power Windows, Sunroof Mo.dwle/Motor 4
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Fuse/Circuit Breaker 5 FuseKircuit Breaker -16 17 7 8 9 10- 12 14 I5
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... Low-Beahi Halogen Headlamps Composite High-Beam Halogen Headlamps Tail. and Stgplamps Front Sidemarker Lamps Fronf Turn Signal Lamps Center High-Mounted Stoplamp Underhood Lamp Visor Vanity Mirror Lamps Quantity Number 2El 9006 HB4 90.0.5€433 3057 L94 3157NA ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    2.2L
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    "VORTEC" 4300 '12551472 PF52 Al.I-43C C'V746C 24200.745 41-932 GF48 1 Trico (20 inched5 1 cm) Capacities (Approximate) Cooling. System Capacity'* Eqgine. 2.2L "VORTEC" 4300 Transmission AutornaticlManual Automatic M.mual Quantity 11.s quarts (11.0 L) ll.7 quarts (11.1 L) 11.9 quam (11...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... F-ilter Engine2.2L 4 5 quarts (4.3L) "VORT'EC" 43QO 4.5 quarts (4.3 L) Automatic. Transmis$ion Capacity* Type Fuel Tank CapacityType Standard Tank ...I + Quan .1.8.5gallons (79-L) A/C ReSrigerant Capacity Type 4L60E Quantity (Drain and Refill) 5.0 ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ....7 cm) S106'53 ...62.2 inches (158.cicrn) TlQ.6.03/T10653...63.8 inches (162.1 cm) T 10803 ...65.4 inches (16 6 1 cm) Width ...67.9 inches (172.5 cm) Front Tread S Series 0.0 Wheel Offset ...54.5 inches.(138.4 cm) -6.4 Wheel Offset ...55.0 inches (139.6 cm) T Series 15-inch Tires * ,.-G . , . 5 7 3 ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    6-72
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... ;ntxxts-tBeseservices to retain its safety, dep.enclability and emission .control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-5 7 -5 7.-6 7 -6 Ilztroducitisn Part A.: Scheduled Maintenmee Services Short Trip/City Defiiiition Shmt TTip/City Intervals Long,T~ip/Highway Definition .LongTrip/Highway Intervals 7-7 7-37 7-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    I I KEEP ENGINE OIL AT THE PROPER LEVEL AND CHANGE AS RECOMMENDED Introduction Your Vehicle and theEnvironment Proper vehicle maintenance not only helps tokeep your vehidle in-gpad w o r b g condition, but also.helps the environment. All recommended maintenance procedures are important. Improper ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... shows what to have done and .how often. Same of t h s e services can be complex, Scj unless you are....and have the necessary equipment, you should let your dealer's. servic,e department or another qualified service cent6r do these jobs. Pef.farming maihtexiance work on a vehicle c.an be dange:rous...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...Index. 0 are driven on reasonable-road surfaces within legal driving limits.. a .are drivec off-road in- -mmi%nended e r .... "Off-Road .Driving With-Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle" in the Index. 0 use the recommended fuel. See "Fuel" in the Index. Sekcting-the Right Schedul-e First you'll...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... Transmission Service (sevexe conditions only). Every 60,000 Miles (I00 000 km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection. Every 100,000 Miles (166 000 km): Spark Plug-Wire Inspection. Spark Plug Replacement. Positive ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...000 k ) Automatic m: Transmission Service (severeconditions only). Every 60,000 Miles (100 000 k ) Engine Accessory m: Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection. Every 100,000 Miles (166 000 k ) Spark Plug Wire m: Inspection. Spark Plug ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ....to check your'brakes is during tire rotation. See:"Brake System Inspection" under "Periodic Maintenance Inspection" in Part C ... lubricant to use): ** Drive axle setvice 'LockingDifferenti,al-- .Drain fluid.and refill at first engine oi€change. At-subsequent oil Changes, check fluid ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... 6,000 Miles (1.0000 -km) Ll Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever oc.cursfirst). An Emisxi6~ .Control Sem:ice. Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An E~-taissiari Curttd Service.. 17Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    .../City Mainten,ance.Schedule Check re.ar/front axle fluid levell and add fluid as..., whit-hever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0' Lubricate chassis components (or'every 3... for leaking. (See.footnote * * .) ~ ~ DATE 4CTUAL.MILEAGE I SERVICED BY: .DATE AC-TUAL MILEAGE SERVICEb B E...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... information. (%e footnote +.) 12,000 Miles (20 000 km) 0Change engine oil and ,filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs -first), An Emission Control Service. ~ a..Lubricatechassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). @ee.footnote#.') R"...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    .... (See footnote **.) For Two-Wheel-Drive vehic1e.s -only:Cle-an and repack the front wheel bearings (or at .each brake relining, whic.hever ... every 3. months, whichever occ-urSfirst). An Emission-Control Service. .Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...Miles (30 000 km) I7 Change engine oil 'andfilter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate c,hassi.s cornp.onents every (or 3 months, whichever occurs.first). (See footnote #:.) 1 DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED.BY: 7-12
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emisxion Control Service. 21,000 Miles (35000 km) El Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first)....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... I 27,000 Miles (45000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Cuntrol Service; .24,000Miles (40 000 krn) (... for leaking. (See footnote ?) I DATE I ACTUA-LMILEAGE ISERVICED BY: I I I I DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-14
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... thefront wheel bearings (or ateach brake relining, whichever occurs first). Replace fuel .filter. An Emission Control Service. (%e-.fo-otnotef .) 0Replace-air cleaner -...,whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) 0CheCk re.ar/front axle fluid level m d add fluid as needed. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... first). An Emissiun Control Sewice. Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, ... 3 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) . I DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE ~~ ~ SERVICED BY: 7-16
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... months, whichever OCCUB first). An Emission Control Service, IJ Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection...;onalin€mmatirm. (See footnote +.) .DCheck reair/front axle fluid level and add fluid... axle seals for leaking. (See footnote **.) r DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... 1 42,000 Miles (70000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Curitrol-Service. 0Check readfrant-axle fluid level and ... chassis:components (or every 3 month.s, whichever occurs first). (See foutnote #.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY:...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 1 O-ForTwo-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and' repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever .occurs first). ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...rmation. (See footno:te +.) 48,000 Miles (89 000 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (orxvery 3 months,,whichever occurs first). AI?Emissiun Control Slervice. Lubricate chassis components.,(or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) DATE ACTUAL MrLEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-20
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as-found in taxi, police or delivery service. I f you do m t use your vehicle under any of these da conditians, thefluid andfilte>r not require changing. Manual transmiss.ionfluid doe,sn't require change. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-21
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...(or every l 3 months, which.ever- occuwfirrst). An Emisrst'on Control Service. 54,000 Mile8 (90 000 km) El Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs ,first). An Emis3ion Control Service, 17Lubricate chassis components Cor every 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... Trip/City MaintenanceSchedule I 57,000 Miles (95 000 km) 0Change engine si1 and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission ... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. (See footnote **.) I DAT€C I ACTUALMILEAGE ISERVICED BE1 DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    60,000 Miles (100 000 km) 7-24
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...000 Miles (105 000 km) 17 Change engine oil or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed.... every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. I 0Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage U Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...Index for pr~per rotation pattern and.additional i.nformation. (See .footnote +.) .. , 0Change engine oil and fi :r (ox e v a y 3 monihs, whichever occurs first). h Emission Curztroi Service. 0Lubric:at.echassis camp-meats- (or e v a y 3 .months, whichever occurs first). (See '...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...ter(or eve1 3 .month.s,whichever occurs first). An Ernission Control Service. 69,000 Miles, (115 000 km) - Change engine 0-ila d f i l t...every 0 3 rno,oth$,whichever,occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 'Lubri.catec,kas.siscomponents (or every 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... .** .> 0Rotate tires-. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index .for.proper rotati-on pattern and .add~iti.anal i-nformation, (See footnote +.) 0Change engine oil .andfilter (or every 3 months, whichever o.ccurs first). An Emission Control Sqvice. DATE 1 ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVLGED BY:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Conpol Service. (See footnote-f..) 0Check readfront axle fluid level and ... and axle seals for lealung. (See footnote ** .) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... Short TripKity Maintenance Schedule I 81,000 Miles (135 000 km) 0Change -engine oil and ,filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control... j,oints and axle seals for leaking. (See-fo-otnote *-*.) DATE I ACTUAL MTLEAGE ISERVICED BY: - DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B-Y:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    I Short Trip/City Maintenance Schedule Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. I Check readfi-ont axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...- 87,000 Miles (145 000 km) iChange engine d .and filter (or -eve.ry l 3 months, whichever occurs first... 90,000 Miles (150 000 km) 0Change engine oil .and fiiter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs.first). An Emission Control Service. Control Service. 5Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 ....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... An Emission Coritvol.S.e.wice. I 93,000 Miles (155 000 km) 0Replace fuel filter. An .E!nission Control Service. ($.& fQatn.otef.> 0Repl-aceair ckaner fiIter. ...and axle seals far leaking. (See footnote **.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y l ACTUAL MILEAGE ISERVICED BY: 7-33
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...footnote +.) . a n d 96,000 Miles (160 000 km) 17 Change engine ail and filter (or-every 3 months, whic-h-ever occurs first).. An Emission Confro1Se-rvice. Lubric,ate chassis compments. (or every 3 mohths, whichever occurs 'first). (See. footnote #.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY:
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...-) 0Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. 99,000 Miles (165 000 knz) C Replace spark plugs. l An Emission Control Service. Lu.bricatechassis c.omponents(or every 3 .months, ... frequent trailer towing. - Uses such .as found in t>axi, police or delivery service. ACTUAL MILEAGE ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...150,000 Miles (240 000 h) 0Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See "Engine ..., pressure cap and neck. Pressure test cooling system andpres.surecap-. An Emission Control Service. Ifyou do no.t use your vehicle ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...€ and “Periodxc:.. Maintenance Inspections” following. # Lubricate the front suspension, ball joints, steeking linkagcand transfer cas...the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded. Drive axle service (see “Recom.mended Fluids and Lubricants’‘ inthe Index for proper lubricant ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. (See footnote *?) 0Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) I DATE I ACTUALMILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-38.
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... fluid level and actd fluid .as nee.ded. Cheek constant velocity joints .and axl-e seals for leaking. (See footnote **.) 0Rotaktires. See "Tire Inspection and Rot-ation"in the Index for proper rotation information. pattern and addi~ional. (See footnote +) : ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BX I 7-39
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    uuEls rrip/Highway Maintenance Schedule I 22,500 Miles (37 500km) CI Change engine oil' and filter (or every I 2 months., whichever occurs:first) An.Em.ission Conmi Service... Lubricate chzssis.components (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... first). An Elnission Control Service. n Fur Two.-Wheel-Drivevehicles only: Clean -andrepack the. front wheel bearings (or.at'...hdex for proper rotation pattern and additional information: (See fQotnote+.) Replace fuel filter. An Emission Cmwol Service. (See otnote?.) 0Replace air cleaner filterAn ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... 37,500 Miles (62 500 km) 0Change engine.oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Entission Cuntrol Service. Lubricate chas.si.scomponents (or every 12 months...for proper rotaiio pattern and additionalinformation. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-42
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Long Trip/Highway Maintenance ,Schedule 45,000 Miles (75 000 kmj El Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occ,urs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid Level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... frequent trail-ertowing. - Uses such :as.€ a n d in taxi, police or delivery service. - I f y 0 u . d ~ w e your veh:icleundm any uf these not cgnditions, thefluid andfilter do-not require changing. Manuall trall.$rnissionfluid doesn't require change. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... 52,500 Miles (87 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Contml Service. 0Lubricate chassis components (or every 12 months, ... proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE 1 SERVICED BY 7-45
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    .... (See footnote *.*.> 0For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings..(or at each bkake ... (See footnoteJf .) 0Replace air cleaner filter. An EyMission Control Service. Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage ofleaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    67,500 Miles (112 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid ...components (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED B Y
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    I LongTripmighway Maintenance Schedule I 75,000 Miles (125 000 knt) Ll Change engine oil -and filter (or every S2 months, whichever occur-sfirst). An EJnixsjon... 0Lubricate chassi-scomponents (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) I DATE- ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-48
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    I Long TripmighwayMaintenanceSchedule I 82,500 Miles (137 500 km) 0Change engine oil and filter (or -every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Cot.lrrob Service. 0Check redfront axle fluid,1e.veland add fluid as nee-ded.Check coLn.stant ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... 1.2month,s,whxhever occurs first). An Emission Corttrol Service-. - Replace fuel filter. 0 An E~nissiuvzCuntrol ... *?.> 0.For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings ..., whichever occurs first). An Emission Control service.. 0Rotate-tires. See ""TireInspectbn and...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... 97,500 Miles (162 500 km) Change engine oil and-filter (or evely 12 months, whichever: occui-sfirst). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components (or every 12 months,...Indexfor proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY:...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...000 Miles (166 000 km) [z1 Inspect spark plug wires. &I Emission Control Service. - I n heavy ci.ty traffic where the outside Replace spak plugs. An Emission Controt ..Service. U Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly driven ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... such as found -in taxi, police or 0Drain, flmh .and refillcooling system (or every 60 months since last service., whichever occurs .first). See "Engine .... Pressure test the cap. cooling system and pres.sure cap. An Emission Con'tvul Service. delivery service. I you do ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... any other loose.or dam,aged Check the engine .coalant level .and add DEX-COOL@ safety be1.t system parts. If you see anything that mixht coolant mix.if ... level in the does not need regular maintenance.) windshield washer tank and -add proper fluid -if the Engine I 7-54
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... the Ifid~x. fluid loss A may indicate a problem. Check the system .and repiair if needed. Hydraulic Clutch System Check Cheekthe fluid level in the clutch res-...Body Lubrication S:ervice Lubricate all body door arid fuel door hring-es,latches the and locks including the glove box, consde ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... automatic t.ran-smission vehicles,try to start the 3 " -enginein each gear, The staxter should work only...any other position, your vehicle needs service. On manual timsmission vehicles, put the shift ...turn the key to the RUN position, but don't start the engine.. Without applying-theregular brake,...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...be injured an-dproperty could be damaged. Make b sure there-isroom in front of your vehicle- case it begins tooroll. Be ready to ...kthe.parking brake's holding ability: 'Withthe engine running-and transmission in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from the regular brake pedal. Do; this until...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... system. Irmspecrthe.body near the exhaust. system.Lo& for broken, ,damaged., miss-iqgox-.aut-of-pa.... services 'may be. found in a GM service manual. See "SService and Owher Public-ations" ... Inspeetion Ins.pe.ctthe front and rear -suspension a.nd steering system.for damaged, l ~ a s .or missing ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    Drive Axle Service Check redfront axle fluid Ievcl and add as neede,d. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals... leaking. Tra-nsfmCase (Four-wheel Drive) lnsp.e.ction Every 12 months or'at oil change intervals, check front axle and transfer c.ase-andadd lubricant when necessary. Check vent...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... be obtained from your GM dealer. USAGE Hydraulic Brake System FLUIDLUBRICANT Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid (GM Part No... (GM Part No. 12345347 or equivalent System DOT-3 brake fluid). Power Steering System Manual Transmission with V6 Engine Manual Transmission with L4 Engine Automatic Transmission ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...Axle Lubricant (GM PartNo. 105227.1) SAE 80W-.90 GL-5 Gear Lubricant. USAGE Transfer Case Shift Lever, Propeller Shaft Slip Splines-.and Ulljvers....85or equivalent) orlubricant meeting requirements af NLGI # 2, Category LB or GC-LB. Front Wheel Bearings Differential, Front-and Rear ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... I X ' See "Replacement Parts" -inthe Index for recmmnmended (GM PartNo. l2346241 Pivot Points, and spark plugs. replacement filters, valves or equivalent). Hinges, Latch Bolt and Linkage €hod and Door Hinges Multi-Purpose lubricant, Superlube' (GM Part No. 12346241 .or equivalent). 7-62
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...E: Maintenance Re.cOrd After tbe .scheduled services.are performed, recordthe :date, odometer.readkg and who performed the.service in the boxes provided'aftex the maintenance interval. ... store them. Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFO-RMED. r 7-63
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    Maintenance. Record - - . LE T ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PEXFDRMED 1
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    Maintenanc-eRecord DATE 0-DOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERF'ORMED
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    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER -READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-66
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    Section 8 Customer Assktance Information
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... ccmcern with a member s dealership management.,Normally, concerns. can f b.e quickly resolved at thatlevel. .If the matter has already been reviewed with ,the, Sales, Service or Parts Manager, contact the. awner of the dealership ox. the Gene4 Manager. ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    STEP TWO -- If after c-ontacting a member of dealership 'management, it appears your concern cahnot be resolvkd by the dealership without €urther help, contact the Chevrolet Customer Assistance. -.800-222- 1020, In Canada, Center: by calling 1 cmtact GM of Canada Customer Communication Centre in ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... title, or the plate at the the top left af the.instrument panel and visible thraugh the windshield.) Dealership naxi...(TTY) Users To assist customers who -arede.af, hard of-heaxing,or speech-impaired and srirho use... Motor Divisim Chevrblet Customer.As-&afice Center P.O. Box 7047 TZOY, 4.8007-~c)47 MI ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    .../Geo Roadside Assistance Program 111 1 P To enhance Chevrolet's-strong commitment to customer satis€action, Chevrolet is excite,dto announce the establishment of the Chevrolet/Geo Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 1997 Chevrolet/Geo, membership in Roadside Assistance is free. 8-5
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    0 .RoadsideBa~l:c Care services (as -outlinedabove) Plus.: I FREE.Non-Wmanty Towing (to the-clasestdealer. .fmm:a legal roadway) FREE LucksmitWKey Service (when keys me lost on the road or 1oCke.dinside) FREE..FlatTire Serviw (sp.areins.t.alledon the wad) 8-6
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... Center uses companies.that will provide you with quality and priofity service. When raadside services are required, our advisors will explain any payment obligations that may b.e:inc.....Please refer to .the the separate brochure.pro-vided'bythe dealer or call 1-800-268-6800 for emergency services;
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    9 C ~ C W ~ O Wcouttesy-Ttaasportation is not part, G~CI ofthe Bump,erto Bumper New Vehicle.Liniite,d Warranty. (%evrdet/Geo re-ves. the right to make any chang,esor discontinue Courtesy Transportation at any time without notification. 8-8
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    GM Participation inan Alternative Dispute Resolution Program This prcgram .is available iil a l 50 states.and the District l of Co1urnbi.a.Camdim 'owners refer-to your Warrm-q and Owner Assistance Information booklet for information on the CanadianMotor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP). General Mo...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists i a group of vehicl,es, it may order a recall -andremedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motars. -Yourvehicle comes with a separ.ate ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... of Canada Limited. Cu-stomerCommunicat3on Centre 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario:LLH 8P7 Ordering Sg .viceand Owner Publications in Canada aervice manu.al-s,service bulletins; owner's:manuals and other service literature are available fur -purchase....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 1997 CHEVROLET/GEEO OWNER'S INFORMATION SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have ... This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments and specifications the for 1997 ...: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $1 0.00 CURRENT & PAST M0DE.L ORDER ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... receipt. Please allow ade uate time-for postal Orders will be mailed, within service. If further inform-ation is ...: may be applied a .! 8 I j;; c.i! .L , Truck & Light Car .Transmission Unit Repair Owner's.Manual In Porlfdlid Without Owner's Manual Portolia 1997 19-97 $40.00 $1'5; 00 $1 ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    8-14
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ... 3-21 Antenna, Fixed ...Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...2-59, 4-7 4-7 Anti-Lock Brakes ... Arbitration Program ...8-9 Armrest, Storage ...2-48 Ashtrays ...2-49 Audio System Tips ...3-19 3-6 Audio ... Mediation ...8-9 Brake Fluid ...6-31 Brake. Parking ...2-28 Brake System Warning Light ...2-58 ....
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    9-2
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    Cooltint Heater. Engine ...2- 16' C.ourtesy Transportati.on ...8-8 %ruiseControl ...2-40 . Customer Assi-stanceTnf~'o;l~tio~ ...-8-1 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...8-2 ... ...4-31 W1nle.r ...4-39 With:a Trailer: ...4-54 Diiving On Cfades While Towing a Tr-ailtr ...4-56 Dr.unken Driving...4-3 ...A
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... Turn Signal Lamp Bulb.Replacernent ...6-38; Fuel ...6-3 Filling Your Tank...6-5 Foreign Counfr-ies ...6-4 Gage ...2-64 Fuel Tank Capacity ...6-70 . Fuses and Circuit Breakexs ...6-64 Gages Engine Codlailt Temperdtu~...'2-59 . . Engine-OilPressure ...
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    9-6
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    ... ...5-11 Rearview Mirror ...2-4.6 Reclining Front Seatbacks ...1-3 RecoveryHaoks ...5-37 Recovery Tank, Coolant ...55 Replacing After a Crash ...1-38 Right Front Passenger Position ...1-25 Use During... Restraint Systems...1-1 Second Gear Automatic Transmission ...2- 19 Manual Transmission ...2-20 Service...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... ...2-29 Out of Park ...2-32 Side Access Panel ...2-5 Signaling Turns ...2-38 SIR ...1-19 Skidding ...4-... ...6-55 Starter Switch Check ...7-56 Starting Your Engine ...2- I3 Steam ...5-12 Steering C ...10 THEFTLOCK TM ...3-17 Thermostat ...6-28 Third Gear. Manual Transmission ...2-20 Tilt Steering Wheel ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... Underhood L.mp.Bulb Replacement ...6-41 ...6-51 Used Replacement Wheels v a n i t y Mirror Lamp Bulb Replstcernent ...6-41 Vehicle Control ...4-6 Damagewarnings ...Break-In" ...2-11 Loading ...4-44 Stwag...6-35 e Ventilation System ...3.-4 visors, sun ...2-49 Voltmeter ...2-57 Devices ...5-2 Waning ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... ...5-32,6-68 Bladecheck ...7-2.5 Wheel-NutTorque ...6-50 Blade:Replacement ...6-42,649 Wheel Replacement ...2-35 Fuses ...Windows ...Winter Driving ...4-39 Express-Down ...2-36 Wiring, Headlamp ...6-63 Sliding Rear ...2-36 Wrecker Towing ...5-7 Swing...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    fl - ~. vic Station Checkpoints ENGINE COOLANT RECOVERY TANK P.6-24 7 HOOD RELEAS.E P6-6 TIRES BATfERY PS-35 ENGiNE .O;IL DIPSTICK P6-10 SECONDARY WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUlR P6-29 I FUEL DO.QR P6-5 I Far de~il~d.-inf~rmarion, twthe page number ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup | Owner's Manual - Page 402



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