2001 Chevrolet Camaro Owner's Manual

2001 Chevrolet Camaro Manual

2001 Chevrolet Camaro manual table of contents:

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    2001 Chevrolet Camaro Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number 10421946 A First Edition © Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 All Rights Reserved i
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    ... Restraint Systems for Children Features and Controls Section 2 Windows Keys and Door Locks Keyless Entry System (Option) Hatch Automatic Transmission Manual Transmission Parking Brake Tilt Wheel Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Windshield Wipers ...
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    ... 3 Heating and Air Conditioning Setting the Radio Clock Radio/Cassette Player/CD Player Radio ... Vehicle Towing Loading Your Vehicle Towing a Trailer Problems on the Road Section 5 Hazard Warning Flashers Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating Changing a Flat Tire If You're Stuck ...
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    ... Section 6 Fuel Checking Fluids and Lubricants GM Oil Life System™ Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Brakes .../Fuses and Circuit Breakers Capacities and Specifications Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Maintenance Schedule Section 7 Scheduled Maintenance Owner Checks and Services Periodic Maintenance ...
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    ...Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Warranty Information (See Warranty Manual) Reporting Safety Defects ...find an alphabetical listing of almost every subject in this manual. You can use it to quickly find ... want to read. Please refer to the last page of this manual for your Service Station Guide ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name CAMARO are registered trademarks ...name "General Motors of Canada Limited" for Chevrolet Motor Division whenever it appears in this manual. Please ... you sell the vehicle, please leave this manual in it so the new owner can use ...
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    How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If you ... this, it will help you learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and words work together to explain things...
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    ...not be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly. But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read 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 use the ...
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    ... SYSTEM FUSE TURN SIGNALS LIGHTER DOOR LOCK UNLOCK PARKING LAMPS WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER HORN BRAKE FASTEN SEAT BELTS HAZARD WARNING FLASHER POWER WINDOW DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER COOLANT FUEL ENGINE OIL PRESSURE VENTILATING FAN AIR BAG FOG LAMPS ANTI-LOCK BRAKES ix
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    Service Station Guide Windshield Washer Fluid For a More Detailed Look at What's Under the Hood See Section 6 See Section 6 Battery See ... See Section 6 Spare Tire Pressure See Section 5 V8 Engine Oil Dipstick See Section 6 Hood Release See Section 6 V6 Engine Oil Dipstick See Section 6 ...
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    Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems Here you'll find information about the seats in your vehicle and how to use your safety belts properly. You can ... Systems for Children Older Children Safety Belt Extender Checking Your Restraint Systems Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash 1- 1-1
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    ...and also about reclining front seatbacks, seatback latches and the folding rear seatback. Manual Front Seat CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and...
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    4-Way Manual Seats 6-Way Power Seat (Option) There are two levers located on the front of the seat. The left lever adjusts the seat forward and rearward. The right lever adjusts the angle of the seat cushion. To adjust the seats forward and rearward, lift the lever on the left. Slide the seat to ...
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    Reclining Front Seatbacks To adjust the seatback, lift the lever located on the outboard side of the seat. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you want it. Pull up on the lever and the seat will go to its original upright position. But don't have a seatback reclined if your vehicle is ...
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    Front Seatback Latches CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job. In a crash you could go into it, receiving neck or ...
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    Folding Rear Seatback Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system....
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    CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be ...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-8
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    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-9
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    or the instrument panel ... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense. 1-10
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection...
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    How to Wear Safety Belts Properly Adults This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special... and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those rules for everyone's protection. First, you'll want to know ...
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    ...belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the... as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on... go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across ...
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    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all occupants, they are more likely to be seriously injured if they don't wear safety belts. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you...
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    The best way to protect the fetus is to protect the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. Right Front Passenger Position To ...
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    Air Bag System This part explains the air bag system. Your vehicle has air bags -- one air bag for the driver and another air bag for the right front passenger. Frontal air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of injury from the force of an inflating air bag. But these air bags must inflate ...
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    ...provide. Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children." CAUTION: Anyone who is up against... malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the Index for more information. 1-21
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    How the Air Bag System Works The right front passenger's air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. Where are the air bags? The driver's air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-22
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... km/h). The threshold level can vary, however, with specific vehicle design, so that it can be somewhat ...vehicle is in a crash. The sensing system triggers a release of gas from the inflator, which inflates the air bag.... bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering ...
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    .... This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the vehicle... in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other...
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    ... working on your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. To purchase a service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. diagnostic module, which records information about the air ...
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    Rear Seat Passengers It's very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics show that unbelted people in the rear seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who aren't safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a ...
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    ... if you ever had to. If the belt stops before it reaches the buckle, tilt the latch plate and keep pulling until you can buckle it. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-27
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    The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies ... fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian province says...
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    CAUTION: (Continued) For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 kg) force on a person's arms. A baby should be secured in an appropriate restraint. CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. ...
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    ... it is, the restraint will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In ...
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    CAUTION: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because a newborn infant's neck... the restraint, so the crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always should be secured...
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    Restraint Systems for Children An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have...
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    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
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    Where to Put the Restraint Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors, therefore, recommends that child restraints be secured in the rear seat including an infant riding in a rear-facing infant seat, a child riding ...
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    Top Strap Some child restraints have a top strap, or "top tether." It can help restrain the child restraint during a collision. For it to work, a top strap must be properly anchored to the vehicle. If the child restraint does not have a top strap, one can be obtained, in kit form, for many ...
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    ... Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions say. Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position If...€™ll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came ...
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    Tilt the latch plate to adjust the belt if needed. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint. 3. 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. 1-39
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    Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position Your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag. Never put a rear-facing child restraint in this seat. Here's why: 4. To tighten the belt, pull up on the shoulder belt while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    .... See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag, ...
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    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. To tighten the belt, pull up on the shoulder belt while you push down on the child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the ...
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    Older Children Q: A: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the hips, just ...
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    CAUTION: Never do this. Here two children are wearing the same belt. The belt can't properly spread the impact forces. In a crash, the two children can be crushed together and seriously injured. A belt must be used by only one person at a time. Q: A: What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder ...
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    CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears the belt in this way, in a crash the child might slide under the belt. The belt's force would then be applied right on the child's abdomen. That ...
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    ... it to the regular safety belt. Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash If you've had a crash,..., you'll need to replace air bag system parts. See the part on the air bag system earlier in this ... for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that might keep a ...
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    ... 2-44 2-46 Windows Keys Door Locks Keyless Entry System (Option) Hatch Theft Content... Engine Engine Coolant Heater (Canada Only) Automatic Transmission Operation Manual Transmission Operation Parking... Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Exterior Lamps Interior Lamps Mirrors Storage Compartments T-Top Roof...
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    ...dangerous. A child can be overcome by the extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. Manual Windows Turn the window crank handle to open and close each window. 2-2
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    Power Windows (Option) The switch for the driver's window has an express-down feature and is labeled AUTO. To lower the driver's window completely, press the bottom of the switch and release it after a second. To open the window partially, activate the express-down feature and press the top of...
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    Keys CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-4
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... can obtain the correct key code. In an emergency, call Chevrolet Roadside Assistance. See "Roadside Assistance" in the Index for more information. This key is for the doors and all other locks....prevent theft. But you can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle if you ...
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    Door Locks CAUTION: Unlocked doors can be dangerous. D Passengers -- especially children -- can easily open the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. When a door is locked, the handle won't open it. You increase the chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in a crash if the doors aren't ...
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    Power Door Locks (Option) Last Door Closed Locking (If Equipped) If you have power door locks, you can program your vehicle to delay locking the doors. This lets you or your passengers exit the vehicle after you've pressed the power door lock switch. All of the doors will lock once everyone has ...
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    ... feature off, see "Feature Customization" in the Index. Keyless Entry System (Option) If your vehicle... up to 30 feet (9 m) away using the remote keyless entry transmitter supplied with your vehicle. ...and close the door. Your keyless entry system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal ...
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    ...At times you may notice a decrease in range. This is normal for any remote keyless entry system. If the transmitter does not work or if .... resynchronization is necessary. See the instructions that follow. qualified technician for service. D If you're still having trouble, see your dealer or a 2-9
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    ...if the parking brake is set on a manual transmission. The system will turn on the interior lamps for about 40 seconds .... The interior lamps will go off when you lock the doors. Operating the remote keyless entry ... the horn symbol button on your remote keyless entry transmitter and the horn will sound ...
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    Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle Each remote keyless entry transmitter is coded to prevent another ...-deterrent/alarm system (option). 2. Remove the RADIO fuse. This fuse is located in the main fuse ... matching all of your transmitters, replace the RADIO fuse. 7. Check that all transmitters work ...
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    ... Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should last about two years. You can tell the battery is weak if ...surfaces may damage the transmitter. To replace the battery in the remote keyless entry transmitter, do the following: 1. Carefully pry ...
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    ... be necessary due to the security method used by the remote keyless entry system. The transmitter does not send ... eight seconds. The door locks should cycle and the interior lamps should flash to confirm resynchronization. If...the hatch open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas can come into your vehicle. ...
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    ... system is armed, opening the hatch this way will trigger the alarm. First, disarm the system or use the remote keyless entry transmitter to open the hatch. See "Content Theft...use the remote hatch release. If you have a manual transmission and the ignition is in RUN, you must set ...
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    Trunk Release Handle (If Equipped) There is a glow-in-the-dark trunk release handle located on the inside wall of the trunk near the floor. The handle will be on the passenger's side. This handle will glow following exposure to light. Pull the release handle down to open the trunk from the ...
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    ...? Arming the System The alarm system can be armed to detect break-ins by locking your vehicle with the remote keyless entry transmitter or by locking the doors with the power door lock ... the storage area. Then take the door key and remote keyless entry transmitter with you. 2-16
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    ... started the alarm by pressing the panic button on the remote keyless entry transmitter, you must either push ...a proper key or by pressing any button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. If you use your... key was used, press any button on the remote keyless entry transmitter to turn the alarm off. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    .... The shock sensor is ignored by the alarm system when the following happens: Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter Locking If all the doors are closed, locking the vehicle with the remote keyless entry transmitter will immediately arm the system. The horn will chirp ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... to disarm the system: D Press the UNLOCK button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. If the horn chirps two or three times when you unlock the vehicle, the...was opened. D Turn the ignition key to RUN. For more information on customizing the features mentioned here, see "Feature...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...PASS-Key II system, however, is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by the PASS-...or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key II to have a new key made. In an emergency, call the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. See "Roadside Assistance" in the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Feature Customization (If Equipped) Your vehicle's content theft-deterrent/alarm system, locks and lighting systems can be programmed with several different features. The features you can program depend upon the options that came with your vehicle. The following chart shows the features that can ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...in this section. Exit Lighting and Delayed Illumination With Exit Lighting, your interior lamps will come on for up to 25 seconds when the key is removed from the ignition. With Delayed Illumination, your interior lamps will come on and stay on for up to 25 seconds when entering ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... the vehicle has been programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To determine the mode to which your ...you do not wish to change the current mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...next feature available on your vehicle. Remote Keyless Entry Verification This feature provides feedback when the vehicle receives a command from the remote keyless entry transmitter. Programmable Modes Mode 1: All... command has been received by the remote keyless entry transmitter.) Mode 2: Horn and...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... the following: 1. Press the UNLOCK button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. 2. Count the number of chimes ....) 3. Press the UNLOCK button again on the remote keyless entry transmitter until you hear... doors using the LOCK button on the remote keyless entry transmitter, the system will arm itself...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... do not wish to change the current mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your...Horn and Lamps/Lamps (If you use the remote keyless entry transmitter to arm the system, your parking lamps ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...do the following: 1. Press the LOCK button on the remote keyless entry transmitter. 2. Count the number of chimes... to change the current mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions....) 3. Press the LOCK button again on the remote keyless entry transmitter until you hear...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...vehicle is set for. (If you do not wish to change the current mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in ... during break-in. See "Towing a Trailer" in the Index for more information. Exiting Programming Mode When programming is complete, turn ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    Ignition Positions CAUTION: On manual transmission vehicles, turning the key to LOCK will lock the steering column and result in a loss of ability to steer the ... hand. Using a tool to force it could break the key or the ignition switch. If none of this works, then your vehicle needs service. 2-29
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... Power (RAP), when active, allow you to operate your electrical accessories, such as the radio and ventilation fan. See "Retained Accessory Power (RAP)" in the Index. Key Release Button (If Equipped) If you have a manual transmission, your ignition lock has a key release button. You must ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...to shift to PARK (P) if your vehicle is moving. If you do, you could damage the transmission. Shift to PARK (P) only when your vehicle is stopped. Manual Transmission The gear selector should be in NEUTRAL and the parking brake engaged. Hold the clutch pedal to the floor and start the engine. Your ...
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    ... much sooner. And the excessive heat can damage your starter motor. Wait about 15 seconds between each try to help avoid draining ... in your vehicle. If you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If...
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    ... much sooner. And the excessive heat can damage your starter motor. Wait about 15 seconds between each try to help avoid draining ... in your vehicle. If you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... it could be damaged. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and ... that particular area. To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord....
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    Automatic Transmission Operation CAUTION: It is dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Don't leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you have left the engine running, ...
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    Ensure the shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You have to fully apply your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. If you cannot shift out of PARK (P), ease ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... as you go down steep mountain roads, but then you would also want to use your brakes off and on. If you have a 5.7L V8 engine and manually select SECOND (2) when you start the vehicle, the transmission will drive (and stay) in second gear. You may use this feature for reducing torque to the rear ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    FIRST (1): This position gives you even more power (but lower fuel economy) than SECOND (2). You can use it on very steep hills, or in deep snow or mud. If the gearshift lever is put in FIRST (1) gear, the transmission won't shift into first gear until the vehicle is going slow enough. Second-...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Manual Transmission Operation 5-Speed This is the shift pattern for the five-speed manual transmission. SECOND (2): Push the clutch pedal to the floor as you let up on the accelerator pedal and shift into SECOND (2). Then, slowly let up on the clutch pedal as you press the accelerator pedal. THIRD ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    6-Speed This is the shift pattern for the six-speed manual transmission. THIRD (3), FOURTH (4), FIFTH (5) and SIXTH (6): Shift into THIRD (3), ... (2) and THIRD (3) prior to shifting into REVERSE (R). Your six-speed manual transmission has a feature that allows you to safely shift into REVERSE (R) ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    Shift Speeds CAUTION: If you skip a gear when you downshift, you could lose control of your vehicle. You could injure yourself or others. Don't shift down more than one gear at a time when you downshift. If your speed drops below 20 mph (32 km/h), or if the engine is not running smoothly, you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... going 15 to 20 mph (24 to 32 km/h) and D You are at 35 percent throttle or less. Follow the shift speeds listed below when the SKIP SHIFT light is on. Computer-Aided Manual Transmission Shift Speeds D 1st to 4th @ 15 mph (24 km/h) D 4th to 5th @ 25 mph (40 km/h)* D 5th to 6th @ 49 mph (64 km/h)** ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    NOTICE: Driving with the parking brake on can cause your parking brakes to overheat. You may have to replace them, and you could also damage other parts of your vehicle. If you are towing a trailer and are parking on any hill, see "Towing a Trailer" in the Index. That section shows what to do ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    Shifting Into PARK (P) (Automatic Transmission Only) CAUTION: It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others could ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running (Automatic Transmission Only) Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission) If you are parking on a hill and you don't shift your transmission into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in the transmission. You...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the engine and then shift to the drive gear you want. 5. Have the vehicle fixed as soon as you can. Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission Models Only) Before you get out of your vehicle, move the shift lever into REVERSE (R) and firmly apply the parking brake. Once the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you can't see or smell. It can ... fixed immediately. CAUTION: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Don't park over papers, leaves, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    Running Your Engine While You're Parked (Automatic Transmission) It's better not to park with the engine running. But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. CAUTION: It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... either horn symbol on your steering wheel. If your horn sounds two or three chirps when unlocking your vehicle with the remote keyless entry transmitter (option), the alarm was triggered while you were away. Check the vehicle before entering. To tilt the wheel, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever The lever located on the left side of the steering column includes the following: D D D D D Turn Signal and Lane Change Indicator Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer Windshield Wipers Windshield Washer Cruise Control (Option) 2-50
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... positions allow you to signal a turn or a lane change. To signal a turn, move the lever all the ... instrument panel cluster also will be on. To signal a lane change, just raise or lower the lever until the... there until you complete your lane change. The lever will return by itself when you release it...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...them. If your blades do become damaged, get new blades or blade inserts. Heavy snow or ice can overload your wipers. A circuit breaker will stop them until the motor cools. Clear away snow or ice to prevent an overload. Windshield Washer There is a paddle with the word PUSH on it at the top of the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... traffic. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose ... (40 km/h). When you apply your brakes or push the clutch pedal (manual transmission) the cruise control shuts off. If your vehicle is in ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Setting Cruise Control Resuming a Set Speed Suppose you set your cruise control at a desired speed and then apply the brake or clutch pedal. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control. But you don't need to reset it. Once you're going about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more, you can move the cruise ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...brake takes you out of cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and don't use cruise control on steep hills. Ending Out of...lightly on the brake pedal or push the clutch pedal, if you have a manual transmission; or D move the cruise switch to OFF. Erasing Speed Memory When you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Exterior Lamps Turn the knob to this position to turn on your parking lamps and other operating lamps without your headlamps. Turn the knob to this position to turn on your headlamps and other operating lamps. Turn the knob to this position to turn off all the lamps. Headlamps on Reminder If you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    A light sensor on top of the instrument panel automatically turns the headlamps on, so be sure it isn't covered. The DRL will not activate if the parking brake is engaged prior to turning the ignition on. The DRL system will make your front turn signal lamps come on when: Fog Lamps (Option) Use ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... Control D Turn the ignition on. D Open either door. D Press any button on your remote keyless entry transmitter (option). D Turn the interior lamp switch from off to on. D Open the hatch. The thumbwheel controls the brightness of your instrument panel lights. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...Push the tab for daytime driving. Exit Lighting With exit lighting, the interior lamps will come on when you remove the key from the ignition to ...this feature on or off, see "Feature Customization" in the Index. Outside Manual Adjustable Mirror Adjust the passenger's outside mirror by hand so...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    .... If you cut too sharply into the right lane, you could hit a vehicle on your right. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. The power mirror control is located on the driver's door. To adjust either mirror, turn the selector switch to L (left) or R (right). ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Storage Compartments Glove Box To open the glove box, lift up on the lever. Use your door key to lock or unlock it. Cargo Cover Using the Cargo Cover Front Console To use the storage area, push in the button located on the driver's side of the console and pull up on the console cover. Cassette...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    Removing the Cargo Cover CAUTION: An improperly stored cargo cover could be thrown about the vehicle during a collision or sudden maneuver. You or others could be injured. If you remove the cover, always store it outside your vehicle. When you put it back, always be sure that it is securely ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... it, lift up on the right side of the ashtray. If you have an automatic transmission, the ashtray is near the front of the console. If you have a manual transmission, the ashtray is near the cupholder. To use the lighter, push it in all the way and let go. When it's ready, it will pop back out by...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... electrical equipment such as a cellular phone or CB radio. Be sure to follow the installation instructions included with the equipment. We recommend that ...result in blown vehicle or adaptor fuses. If you experience a problem see your dealer for additional information on the accessory power plugs. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    T-Top Roof Panels (Option) Removing the T-Top Roof Panels CAUTION: Don't try to remove the T-top panel while the vehicle is moving. Trying to remove a T-top panel while the vehicle is moving could cause an accident. The panel could fall into the vehicle and cause you to lose control, or it could...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Storing the T-Top Roof Panels CAUTION: If the T-top panel is not stored properly, it could be thrown about the vehicle in a crash or sudden maneuver. People in the vehicle could be injured. Whenever you store the T-top panel in the vehicle, always be sure that it is stored securely in the proper ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    2. Place the panel in the correct slot (DRIVER or PASSENGER) in the rear area of your vehicle. Make sure the handle is open and facing you when you put it in the storage slot. 3. Push the handle down to close and secure the panel in the slot. To lock each panel in the storage area, use your door ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Installing the T-Top Roof Panels CAUTION: An improperly attached roof panel may fall into or fly off the vehicle. You or others could be injured. After installing the roof panel, always check that it is firmly attached by pushing up on the underside of the panel. Check now and then to be sure the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    2. After the inboard edge of the panel is in position under the center roof rail, lower the outboard edge of the panel into position, close the latch and lock the T-top. NOTICE: Do not attempt to install the panels by sliding them horizontally toward the center roof rail. Doing so may cause the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    T-Top Sunshades To install the T-top sunshades: 1. Start with the panel marked DRIVER FRONT. Unlatch the driver's side T-top, raise it halfway and close the latch handle. 2. With the top raised and resting on the center roof rail, slide the flat edge of the sunshade panel (with the vinyl side to...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    5. Pull the sunshade back a little and remove the backing paper from the Velcro buttons. Push the sunshade back into place, sticking the Velcro to the glass. 6. Install the T-top, close the latch and lock the T-top. Repeat the previous steps for the passenger side sunshade. You can store the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... your vehicle. 1. It is recommended that you park on a level surface. Set the parking brake firmly. Shift an automatic transmission into PARK (P) or a manual transmission into REVERSE (R). 2. Turn the ignition to ACC or RUN. 3. Lower both sun visors. NOTICE: It is not recommended to lower the top ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...or around the top. Push and hold the down arrow on the lower part of the convertible TOP switch. The switch is located next to your cigarette ...the storage area. 4. Unlock the front of the convertible top by pushing on the smaller part of the latch, then pulling down on the larger part of the latch. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Installing the Boot Cover After lowering the convertible top, you'll want to install the boot cover. The three-piece boot cover is stored in a bag in the hatch area. 1. Flip the two convertible top latches to the closed position. 2. Open the hatch and remove the two side covers and the middle ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Removing Your Boot Cover 1. Open the hatch. 3. Remove the two side pieces of the boot cover by lifting the rear cover and sliding them out of their slots. 2. Remove the middle piece of the cover by pushing in on the latch and lifting up on the cover. 2-75
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    4. Store each piece of the cover in its separate compartment according to the graphic printed inside of the storage bag. Store the bag in the hatch and close the hatch. 5. Disengage the two convertible top latches. 2-76
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...you have an automatic transmission, shift into PARK (P). If you have a manual transmission, shift into REVERSE (R). 2. Turn the ignition to ACC or RUN...must be removed first. 4. Push and hold the up arrow on the top part of the convertible TOP switch. NOTICE: It is not recommended that you raise or ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... loss, such as a dead battery, you can still raise the top manually by turning the valve in the driver's side of the hatch. 5. Pull down on the latches and align the hooks with the holes. Push forward on the larger part of the latch until it clicks. Do not force the latch. If it is ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...€™s side trim panel. 2. Lift up the tab and turn the valve counterclockwise to release the hydraulic pressure. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. You can now raise or lower your top manually. Be sure to close the valve after installing your top so you can raise or lower it electrically later. 2-79
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System 2-80
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    The main components of your instrument panel are the following: A. Air Vents B. Main Lamp Control C. Instrument Panel Cluster D. Horn E. Fog Lamp Switch (Option) F. Acceleration Slip Regulation (ASR) Button or Second-Gear Start Button (V6 Automatic without ASR) (Option) G. Audio System H. Comfort ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, your engine's rpms, about how much fuel you have left and many other things you'll need to know to drive safely and economically. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...€™s door must show the old reading and when the new one was installed. Trip Odometer The trip odometer can tell you how far your car has been driven since you last set the trip odometer to zero. To set the trip odometer to zero, press the TRIP OIL/RESET knob on the instrument panel cluster. 2-83
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...driving, or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do.... Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators This part describes the warning lights and gages.... Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As you...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag modules, the wiring and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For more information on the air bag system, see "Air Bag" in the Index. If the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ..., though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away. Have...low voltage zone while you are driving, you may have a problem with the electrical charging system. Have it checked. While the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... and stopped carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light ... fully released, it means you have a brake problem. United States Canada With the anti-lock ... come on then, have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. 2-87
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there's a problem. If it stays on, or comes on when you're driving, there may be a problem with your ASR system and your vehicle may need service. When...go off. See "ASR System" in the Index for more information. If the ASR system warning light comes ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system before any problem is apparent. This may prevent more serious damage to your vehicle. This ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... damage the emission control system on your vehicle. Dealer or qualified service center diagnosis and service ... malfunction has been detected on your vehicle. Dealer or qualified service center diagnosis and ... vehicle's emission controls and may cause the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light to...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...to evaporate into the atmosphere. A few driving trips with the cap properly installed should turn the light off.... correct this condition. Make sure to install the fuel cap properly. See "Filling Your Tank" ... these conditions, change the fuel brand you use. It will require at least one full tank of...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... see your dealer or qualified service center to prepare the vehicle for inspection. Oil Pressure Gage 3800... tells you if there could be a problem with your engine oil pressure. The gage shows ...(kilopascals) when the engine is running. On the 3800 V6 engine, the oil pressure should be 20 to 120 psi (...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...low on oil, or that you might have some other oil problem. See "Engine Oil" in the Index. Low ... be burned. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. If the light...Index. NOTICE: NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... CHANGE light doesn't come on, have it serviced. If the OIL CHANGE light comes on and ... seconds after you start the engine, have the oil changed. For additional information, see "Engine ... must be reset. See "How to Reset the Oil Change Light" in the Index. Service Vehicle Light This warning ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... light should come on in your instrument panel cluster for a three-second bulb check when you first start your vehicle. If the light doesn't come on, have it serviced. This light will stay on steady if your hatch is open or ajar and the ignition key is in RUN. When the indicator nears E (empty), ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... and speed may be reduced. Anytime this warning light stays on, the vehicle should be taken to an authorized Chevrolet dealer as soon as possible for diagnosis and repair. D At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads F (...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... (If Equipped) Trunk-Mounted CD Changer (If Equipped) Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped) Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) Understanding Radio Reception Tips About Your Audio System Care of Your Cassette Tape Player Care of Your Compact Discs Care of Your Compact Disc Player Fixed Mast ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Comfort Controls Temperature Knob Turn the knob to change the temperature of the air flowing from the system. Turn it toward the red area (... is above freezing. When the air conditioner is on, you may sometimes notice slight changes in your vehicle's engine speed and power due to the operation of ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... HEATER: This setting directs most of the air through the heater ducts and some of the air through the... air through the windshield defroster vents and the heater ducts. DEFROST: This setting directs most ...closed while using it. 1. Turn the air knob to HEATER. 2. Turn the fan knob to the desired speed....
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    .... 2. Turn the temperature knob to the desired setting. 3. Turn the fan knob to the desired speed. The side window defogging works equally as well in the heater, blend and defrost modes. Press the button to turn on the defogger. An indicator light will come on to remind you that the defogger is on. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... setting. 3. Turn the fan knob to the desired speed. Ventilation Tips D Keep the hood and front air inlet free of ice, snow or Adjust the ...vehicle when the blower fan is running. any other obstruction (such as leaves). The heater and defroster will work far better, reducing the chance of fogging the...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... until the correct hour appears. Playing the Radio VOLUME: This knob turns the system on and ... to decrease volume and turn the radio off. RECALL: Display the time with the ignition off by pressing the RECALL knob. When the radio is playing, press this button to recall the station frequency. Setting...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... selection. TUNE: Turn the lower knob to choose radio stations. SEEK: Press the right or left ... seven FM2 ) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM-FM to select the band. ...each of your preset stations for a few seconds. The radio will go to the first preset station stored ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... BASS and TREB controls just as you do for the radio. Other controls may have different functions ... until you press this button again lightly. RECALL: Press this knob to hear the other side of a...is playing. EJECT: Press this button to remove the tape. The radio will play. If you leave a cassette tape ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... activating the bypass feature on your tape player. To activate the bypass feature, use the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACC. 2. Turn the radio on. 3. Insert the adapter into the cassette slot. 4. Within five seconds, press and hold the REV and FWD buttons at the same time for ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...volume. The knob is capable of turning continuously. RECALL: Press this button to recall the station being played. If ... lightly so it extends. Turn it to choose radio stations. Push the knob back into... SCAN to listen to stations for a few seconds. The radio will go to a station, stop for a few seconds...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... stations stored on your pushbuttons for a few seconds. The radio will scan through each of the stations stored ... control, the radio's AUTO TONE setting will switch to manual and the AUTO TONE display will go ..., the radio's AUTO TONE setting will switch to manual and the AUTO TONE display will go ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... player. If a tape is inserted when the ignition is on but the radio is off, the tape will begin playing. A tape symbol... and TREB controls just as you do for the radio. Other controls may have different ...tight or broken tape, and will eject the tape. The radio will go back to playing the last station ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... button to advance quickly to another part of the tape. Press the button again to return to playing speed. The radio will play the last selected station... is in the player. TAPE AUX: Press this button to change to the tape function when the radio is on. The tape symbol with an arrow will appear on the...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    EJECT: Press this button to remove the tape. The radio will play. EJECT may be activated with either ... a cassette tape in the player while listening to the radio, it may become warm. CLN: If ... for five seconds to reset the CLN indicator. The radio will display --- to show the indicator was reset. CD ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped) RECALL: Press this button to recall the station being played. If you ...this knob lightly so it extends. Turn it to choose radio stations. Push the knob back into its... amplifier. See your dealer for details. Playing the Radio PWR-VOL: Press this knob to turn the...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... stations stored on your pushbuttons for a few seconds. The radio will scan through each of the stations stored ... control, the radio's AUTO TONE setting will switch to manual and the AUTO TONE display will go ..., the radio's AUTO TONE setting will switch to manual and the AUTO TONE display will go ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...symbol. If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press RECALL or EJECT. If you're driving on a very rough road or if ..., the disc may not play and ERR (error) may appear on the display. Press RECALL to take ERR off the display. When things get back to normal, the disc should...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...counter reading on the display to locate a passage easily. RECALL: Press this button to see which track...). The track number also appears when you change the volume or when a new track starts to play.... CD AUX: Press this button to change to the disc function when the radio is on. A CD icon will appear...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Trunk-Mounted CD Changer (If Equipped) If your vehicle has a compact disc changer, you can play up to 12 discs continuously. Normal size discs may be played using the trays supplied in the magazine. The small discs (8 cm) can be played only with specially designed trays. NOTICE: Place large ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Once you have loaded the discs in the magazine, slide open the door of the compact disc (CD) changer. Push the magazine into the changer in the direction of the arrow marked on top of the magazine. Close the door by sliding it all the way to the left. If the door is left partially open, the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... CD magazine with discs is loaded in the changer, the CD symbol will appear on the radio display. If the CD changer is checking the magazine for CDs... listed on the front of the magazine. All of the CD functions are controlled by the radio buttons, except for ejecting the CD magazine. PREV (1): Press ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...will mute while seeking. P.SCAN: If your radio is equipped with a cassette tape player, press this ...if you have a disc loaded in the changer and the radio is turned on, to play a compact disc. Press AM ... you have a disc loaded in the changer and the radio is turned on, to play a compact disc. Press AM...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...) THEFTLOCKR is designed to discourage theft of your radio. It works by using a secret code to disable... SEC to let you know that your radio is secure. The LED indicator by the volume control will begin flashing when the ignition is turned off. The instructions which follow explain how to enter your...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... down. The display will show SEC, indicating the radio is now operable and secure. If ... entered is incorrect, SEC will appear on the display. The radio will remain secured until the correct code ... LOC will appear on the display. To unlock a secured radio, see "Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... and reverse with the down arrow. PRESET: Press this button to hear the radio stations that are set on your pushbuttons. Pressing this button while playing a tape will cause the tape to change sides. If it is pressed while playing a CD in the radio head, the CD random ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...of your vehicle's engine, Delphi Delco Electronics radio or other systems, and even damage them....be sure to check Federal rules covering mobile radio and telephone units. Tips About Your Audio ... Take precautions by adjusting the volume control on your radio to a safe sound level before your hearing...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... after every 50 hours of use. Your radio may display CLN to indicate that you have ... cassette is available through your dealer (GM Part No. 12344789). When using a scrubbing action, ... Player: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACC. 2. Turn the radio on. 3. Insert the scrubbing action cleaning cassette. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... Control: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACC. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE AUX... EJECT for five seconds to reset the CLN indicator. The radio will display --- to show the indicator was reset. Cassettes ... before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your Compact Discs Handle ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Section 4 Your Driving and the Road Here you'll find information about driving on different kinds of roads and in varying weather conditions. We've also included many other useful tips on driving. 4-2 4-3 4-6 4-6 4-9 4-11 4-13 4-13 4-15 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Defensive driving really means "be ready for anything." On city streets, rural roads or freeways, it means "always expect the unexpected." Assume that pedestrians or other drivers are going to be careless and make mistakes. Anticipate what they might do. Be ready for their mistakes. Rear-...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...a vehicle: The obvious way to solve the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But... than many might think. Although it depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Since alcohol is carried in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has the same number of drinks. The law in many U.S. states sets the legal limit at a BAC of 0.10 percent. In a growing number of U.S. states, and ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden action, as when a child darts into the street? A person ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... It might be less with one driver and as long as two or three seconds or more with another. Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination and eyesight all play a part. So do alcohol, drugs and frustration. But even in 3/4 of a second, a vehicle moving at 60 mph (100 km/h) travels 66 feet (20 m). ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... your anti-lock brake system will check itself. You may hear a momentary motor or clicking noise while this test is going on, and you may even notice... pulses a little. This is normal. United States Canada If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. This can help you steer around the obstacle while braking hard. Here's how anti-lock works. Let's say the road is wet. You're ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Remember: Anti-lock doesn't change the time you need to get your foot up to the brake pedal or always ... notice a reduction in acceleration when this happens. This is normal and doesn't mean there's a problem with your vehicle. Examples of these conditions include a hard acceleration in a turn, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...engage the cruise control. See "Cruise Control" in the Index. When the system is on, this warning light will come on to let you know if there's a problem with your ASR system. See "ASR System Warning Light" in the Index. When this warning light is on, the system will not limit wheel spin. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... us is subject to the same laws of physics when driving on curves. The traction of the tires against the road surface makes it possible for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there's no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle going in the same direction. If you've ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking -- if you can stop in ... That's the time for evasive action -- steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well... can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    Off-Road Recovery You may find that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for just the right moment, accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... it looks like a chance to pass is coming up, start your left lane change signal before moving out of the right lane to pass. When you are far enough ... vehicle to see its front in your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. (Remember that your right ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear). Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface is slippery until your vehicle is skidding. Learn to recognize warning ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. No one can see as well at night as in ... sunshine you are wise to wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you're driving, don't wear sunglasses ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... -- the inability to see in dim light -- and aren't even aware of it. Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can't stop, accelerate or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as on dry roads. And, if your tires ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... your windshield wiping equipment in good shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show ... water puddles or even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    CAUTION: Wet brakes can cause accidents. They won't work as well in a quick stop and may cause pulling to one side. You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. If you can see ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    .... Allow yourself more clear room ahead, and be prepared to have your view restricted by road spray. See "Tires" in the Index. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You'll want to watch out for what the other drivers are doing and pay attention to ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... Driving going. Get a city map and plan your trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country trip. D Try to use the... A traffic large cities. You'll save time and energy. See the next part, "Freeway Driving." light is there because the corner is busy enough to need...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... drive in. Is your vehicle ready for a long trip? If you keep it serviced and maintained, it's ready to go. If it needs service, have... out. Of course, you'll find experienced and able service experts in Chevrolet dealerships all across North America. They'll be ready and willing to help if you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? D Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all ... clean? D Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for ... your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. D Keep your eyes moving. Scan the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... trips safer and more enjoyable. D Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. thing to know is this: let your engine do some of the slowing down. Shift to a lower gear when you go...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...be alert. There could be something in your lane, like a stalled car or an accident. You may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a falling rocks area or winding roads. Be alert to these and take appropriate action. Here...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Driving on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places where your tires meet the road probably have good traction. However, if there is snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have a very slippery situation. You'll have a lot less traction or "grip" and will need to be very ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    What's the worst time for this? "Wet ice." Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it's about freezing (32_F; 0_C) and freezing rain begins to fall. Try to avoid ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    If You're Caught in a Blizzard D Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert police that you've been stopped by the snow. D Put on extra clothing or wrap a blanket around you. If you have no blankets or extra clothing, make body insulators from newspapers, burlap bags, rags, floor mats -- ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and kill you. You canମ.to restart the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... vehicle show how much weight it may properly carry. The Tire-Loading Information label found on the rear edge of the driver's door tells you the ... for the tires on your vehicle. It also gives you important information about the number of people that can be in your vehicle and the total weight that...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... your vehicle any heavier than the GVWR, or either the maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way your vehicle handles. These could cause you to lose control and crash. Also, overloading can...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... steps in this section. Ask your dealer for advice and information about towing a trailer with your vehicle. Your vehicle can tow ...the vehicle trailering capacity is for your vehicle, you should read the information in "Weight of the Trailer" that appears later in this section. But trailering is...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... also where you'll be driving. A good source for this information can be state or provincial police. dealer ... throttle. This helps your engine and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads....90 km/h), to save wear on your vehicle's parts. D Obey speed limit restrictions when towing ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    You can ask your dealer for our trailering information or advice, or you can write us at: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, write to: General Motors of Canada ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... cold tires. You'll find these numbers on the Tire-Loading Information label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see "Loading Your... tongue will not drop to the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer or by the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...hand to the left. To move the trailer to the right, move your hand to the right. Always back up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you. Making Turns NOTICE: Making very sharp turns while trailering could cause the trailer to come in contact with the vehicle. Your vehicle could be damaged....
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ..., telling other drivers you're about to turn, change lanes or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on ...you need to, a lower gear. Or, if you have a manual transmission with FIFTH (5) gear and you are... need to, a lower gear. If you have a manual transmission with SIXTH (6) gear, drive in FIFTH (5)...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...shift into PARK (P) yet, or into gear for a manual transmission. 2. Have someone place chocks ...brake and then shift to PARK (P) or REVERSE (R) for a manual transmission. 5. Release the regular brakes. Maintenance... brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... 5 Problems on the Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-3 5-3 5-7 5-8 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices Jump Starting ... 5-20 5-21 5-33 5-34 Cooling System If a Tire Goes Flat Changing a Flat Tire Compact Spare Tire If You're Stuck: In ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... isn't in. To turn off the flashers, pull out on the collar. Your hazard warning flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. When the hazard warning flashers are on, your turn signals won't work. 5-2
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... listed to do it safely. CAUTION: Batteries can hurt you. They can be dangerous because: D They contain acid that can burn you. D They contain gas that can explode or ignite. D They contain enough electricity to burn you. If you don't follow these steps exactly, some or all of these things can ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) and a manual transmission in NEUTRAL (N) before setting the parking .... And it could save your radio! 4. Open the hoods. Find the positive (+) and negative ...care of that first. If you don't, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...and negative (-) will go to a heavy, unpainted, metal engine part. Don't connect positive (+) to negative (-) or you'll ...that would damage the battery and maybe other parts, too. And don't connect negative (-) ...has one. CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as good ... battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part on the engine of the vehicle with the dead battery. 10. ... with the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... negative (-) cable from the heavy, unpainted metal engine part on the vehicle that had the dead battery. 2. Disconnect ... Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery C. Dead Battery Towing ... Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ..., to avoid engine damage, allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss, change the oil and reset the oil life system. See "Engine Oil" in the Index. 5-8
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... burn you badly, even if you just open the hood. Stay away from the engine if you see or hear ... is no sign of steam or coolant before you open the hood. If you keep driving when your engine is ... engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" listed previously in this section. You may decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. A. Electric Engine Cooling Fan B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Coolant Recovery Tank 5-10
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... you may have a leak in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else... cooling system. CAUTION: Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be... Mode" in the Index. When it is cool, remove the coolant recovery tank cap and look at the dipstick. When the engine ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... other than DEX-COOL is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. In addition, the engine coolant will require change sooner -- ... vehicle needs service. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    NOTICE: In cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture. CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...under pressure, and if you turn the radiator pressure cap -- even a little -- they can come out at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait for the cooling system and radiator pressure cap to cool if you ever have to turn ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and... radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. (Donମ. a hot engine. 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you turn ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... filler neck. See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for more information about the proper coolant mixture. If you see a...valve after the radiator is filled. 5. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 6. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 9. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the arrows on the pressure cap line up like this. 5-...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and ... hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a hiss, wait for ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... four minutes. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator will be lower. Add more of the proper mixture through the filler neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 7. Shut the engine off and replace the pressure cap. Be sure the arrows on the cap line up like this. 5-19
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... brake to a stop -- well off the road if possible. If a tire goes flat, the next part shows how to use your jacking equipment to change a flat tire safely. 8. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the proper level. 5-20
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Changing a Flat Tire If a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and ...automatic transmission shift lever in PARK (P), or shift a manual transmission to FIRST (1) or REVERSE (R). 3. Turn off ... rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That would be the tire on the other side of the vehicle...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...the spare tire. See "Compact Spare Tire" later in this section for more information about the compact spare. Use a coin or a key to turn the screw heads ... speakers in the trim panel, you may have to disconnect the wire from the speaker. The speaker wire may be long enough to remove the trim panel...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    3. To remove the jack and wheel wrench, loosen and remove the plastic cover. 4. Remove the wing nut and adapter and pull out the compact spare tire. 5-23
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    The tools you'll be using include the jack (A) and wheel wrench (B). 5. The jack has a bolt at the end. Attach the wheel wrench to the jack bolt. 6. Turn the wheel wrench clockwise to raise the lift head a little. 7. If your wheel has a center cap, pry it off using the wheel wrench. 5-24
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...vehicle has a bolt-on wheel cover, loosen the plastic caps using the wheel wrench and remove the ...optional alloy wheels, first remove the decorative nut caps using the wheel wrench. Each wheel may ... wheel lock key (removal tool) and instructions are located in the center console. Attach the wheel lock...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    2. Position the jack under the vehicle. There is a notch in the vehicle's rocker flange on the coupe model. Raise the jack head until it fits firmly into the notch nearest the flat tire. On convertible models, place the jack in a similar location. 5-26
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... when it is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack, you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. CAUTION: Stay away from the moldings or fender flanges to avoid damaging them. Put the compact spare tire near you. Raising ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... take off the flat tire. Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts ... could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from ... paper towel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if you need to,...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. 7. Lower the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 6. Install the compact spare tire and put the wheel nuts ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... with a torque wrench to 100 lb-ft (140 N·m). Install the plastic caps for the bolt-on wheel cover or the decorative plastic caps if your vehicle has the optional alloy wheels. Tighten the caps by hand then, using the wheel wrench, tighten an additional one-quarter ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ..., evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the proper sequence and to the proper torque specification. Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools CAUTION: Storing a jack...back the jack, wheel wrench and flat tire following the storage instructions. When you reinstall the trim panel, be sure to tuck it under the...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    1. Trim Panel 2. Bolt 3. Cover 4. Jack 5. Wing Nut 6. Adapter 7. Compact Spare Tire 8. Full-Size Tire 9. Carpet Flap 10. Tire Storage Bolt 11. Trunk Access Panel (Convertible Only) 12. Knob 5-32
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... compact spare is installed, don't take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught on the rails. That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle. Don't use your compact spare on other vehicles. And don't...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ..., you can destroy your transmission. For information about using tire chains on your vehicle... could be injured. And, the transmission or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause... between REVERSE (R) and a forward gear (or with a manual transmission, between FIRST (1) or SECOND (2) and...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... about the care of your vehicle. This section begins with service and fuel information, and then it shows how to ...a Portable Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood Engine Compartment Overview Engine Oil Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Automatic Transmission Fluid Manual Transmission Fluid Hydraulic ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... your service needs. You'll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you'll want to keep ... Vehicle" in the Index. You should keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work you perform. See "Maintenance Record" in ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough ... Association (AAMA) and endorsed by the Canadian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association for better vehicle ... and engine protection. Gasolines meeting the AAMA specification could provide improved driveability and ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... Indicator Lamp" in the Index. If this occurs, return to your authorized Chevrolet dealer for diagnosis to determine the cause of failure. In the event it ... malfunction indicator lamp on your instrument panel may turn on. If this occurs, return to your authorized Chevrolet dealer for service. 6-4
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... in your area to contribute to clean air. General Motors recommends that you use these gasolines, particularly if they comply with the specifications described earlier... fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business in the country where you'll be...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Filling Your Tank CAUTION: Gasoline vapor is highly flammable. It burns violently, and that ... and smoking materials away from gasoline. While refueling, hang the cap from the hook on the hinge. The lip of ... cap has a spring in it; if you let go of the cap too soon, it will spring back to the right. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the fuel filler cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, ...the Outside of Your Vehicle" in the Index. When you put the cap back on, turn it to the right (clockwise) until you ...clicking sound. Make sure you fully install the cap. The diagnostic system can determine if the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... is complete. D Don't smoke while pumping gasoline. Checking Things Under the Hood CAUTION: An electric fan under the hood can start up ... that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like gasoline, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    Hood Release To open the hood, first pull the handle located inside the vehicle below the instrument panel on the driver's side. Then go to the front of the vehicle and pull up on the hood release located at the center area of the hood. Lift the hood. 6-9
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood of the 3800 V6 engine, you'll see:...Coolant Reservoir Battery Radiator Pressure Cap Engine Oil Fill Cap Automatic Transmission Fluid Dipstick .../Filter I. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir J. Engine Oil Dipstick K. Brake Fluid Reservoir L. Clutch Fluid ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...F. Windshield Washer B. Battery Fluid Reservoir C. Radiator Pressure Cap G. Engine Cooling Fans D. Engine Oil Dipstick H. Automatic Transmission Fluid E. Engine Oil Fill Cap Dipstick (If Equipped) Before closing... hood, be sure all the filler caps are on. Then pull the hood down and close it firmly. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... to check your engine oil level right away. For more information, see "Low Oil Light" in the Index. You should check your engine oil... of the engine. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Do not check the 5.7L V8 engine oil level after the engine has ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Turn off the engine and give the oil several minutes to drain back into the oil pan. If you don’t, the oil dipstick might not show the actual level. ...€™ll need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For crankcase capacity, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... not use any oil which does not carry this starburst symbol. If you change your own oil, be sure you use oil .... If you have your oil changed for you, be sure the oil put into your engine is .... You should also use the proper viscosity oil for your vehicle, as shown in the following chart: 6-...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...it's going to be 0_F (-18_C) or above. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use... colder than 60_F (16_C) before your next oil change. When it's very cold, you should use SAE 5W-30. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    NOTICE: Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty. GM GoodwrenchR oil meets all the requirements for your vehicle. If you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... (whichever occurs first) without an oil change. How to Reset the Oil Change Light After ... located on the instrument panel for 12 seconds.The OIL CHANGE light will start to flash to confirm that the system is reset. The reset is complete when the OIL CHANGE light goes out. t What to Do with Used ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... cleaner/filter is located at the front in the center of the engine compartment. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to replace the air filter. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" in the Index. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Replacement To remove the engine air cleaner/filter, do the following: 2. Lift the cover and remove the filter. 3. Replace the filter. See "Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts" in the Index for the type of filter to use. 1. Unlatch the two clamps located on the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    Automatic Transmission Fluid When to Check and Change A good time to check your automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and filter every 15,...not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 50,000 ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...Because this operation can be a little difficult, you may choose to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a false reading on the dipstick. To get the right...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... for three minutes or more. The red transmission dipstick handle is located near the back of the engine. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. 1. Flip the handle up and then pull out the dipstick and wipe it with a clean rag or paper towel. 2. Push it ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    Add fluid only after checking the transmission fluid while it is hot. (A cold check is used only as a reference.) If the fluid level is low, add only enough of the proper fluid to bring the level up to the HOT area for a hot check. It doesn't take much fluid, generally less than one pint (0.5 L)....
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... A good time to have it checked is when the engine oil is changed. However, the fluid in your manual transmission doesn't require changing. ... to Check Because this operation can be difficult, you may choose to have this done at your Chevrolet dealership service department. If you do it yourself, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... check clutch fluid unless you suspect there is a leak in the system. Adding fluid won't correct a leak. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. How to Add Fluid Here's how to add fluid. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... the level is below the plastic step on the reservoir. See the instructions on the reservoir cap. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Rear Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...-COOLR (silicate-free) coolant. If coolant other than DEX-COOL is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. In addition, the engine coolant will require change sooner -- at 30,000 miles (50 000 km) or ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    .... The repair cost wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more than four times a year, have your dealer check your ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... you badly. Never turn the pressure cap -- even a little -- when the engine and radiator ... engine is cold, check the dipstick on the cap of the coolant recovery tank. The coolant level should ... "Engine Overheating" in the Index for information. Adding Coolant to the Recovery Tank CAUTION: You can...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    .... See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Power Steering Fluid The power ... Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. NOTICE: Your radiator cap is an 18 psi (124 kPa) pressure-type cap and must be tightly installed to prevent ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ..., let the engine compartment cool down, wipe the cap and the top of the reservoir clean, then ... and wipe the dipstick with a clean rag. Replace the cap and completely tighten it. Then remove the cap again and look at the fluid level on the dipstick. D When the engine compartment is hot, the level ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... against freezing. Open the cap labeled WASHER FLUID ONLY. Add washer fluid until the tank is full. NOTICE: D When using concentrated washer fluid, D follow the manufacturer's instructions for ...freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Brakes Brake Fluid goes back up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should have your brake system fixed, since a leak means that sooner or later your brakes won't work well, or won't work at all. So, it isn't a good idea to "top off" your ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...Lubricants" in the Maintenance Schedule. Always clean the brake fluid reservoir cap and the area around the cap before removing it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. CAUTION: With the wrong kind... the brake fluid without taking off the cap. Just look at the brake fluid reservoir...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly .... See "Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Periodic Maintenance Inspections." Brake Wear ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... pedal travel. This could be a sign of brake trouble. Replacing Brake System Parts The braking system on a vehicle is ... your front and rear brakes can change -- for the worse. The braking performance you've come ... can change in many other ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    .... For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer's service department. Vehicle .... Halogen Bulbs CAUTION: Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop ...: Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... a headlamp bulb that does not light, check to make sure that the wiring connector is securely fastened to it. See "Replacement Bulbs" in the Index... is exactly the same. To replace a headlamp, do the following: 1. Open the hood. 2. Locate the headlamp bulb that needs to be replaced. 3. Press and ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Center High-Mounted Stoplamp Rear Lamps To change any rear bulb, you have to remove the entire housing. 1. Remove the trim panel from the inside of the hatch for the side on which you are replacing the bulb. 2. Pull the carpet back. 1. Remove the two screws in the stoplamp lens. 2. Gently pull the...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    Sidemarker 4. Pull the assembly off from the outside. 5. To remove a socket with a tab, press the tab and turn the socket counterclockwise. To remove a socket without a tab, turn the socket counterclockwise. 6. Pull the bulb from the socket. 7. Reverse the steps with a new bulb. 1. Remove the ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected at least twice a year for wear or cracking. See "Wiper Blade Check" in the Index for more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. 2. Push the release lever and slide the wiper assembly ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...blade element into the blade claw sets. The plastic retainer caps will be forced off as the element is fully inserted. Make sure...in the Index. NOTICE: Never open your hood with the wiper arms in the "Service Up Position" (wiper arms pulled away from the windshield) because the hood will deflect ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... made by a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Chevrolet Warranty booklet for details. CAUTION: (Continued) D Underinflated tires pose the same danger as overloaded tires. The ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Inflation -- Tire Pressure The Tire-Loading Information label, which is on the driver's door, shows the correct inflation pressures for your ...speed driving, return to the cold inflation pressure shown on the Tire-Loading Information label. Example: You'll find maximum load and inflation pressure ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... look properly inflated even when they're underinflated. Be sure to put the valve caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out ... Time for New Tires" and "Wheel Replacement" later in this section for more information. If you don't have P245/50ZR16 Goodyear Eagle GS-C ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire-Loading Information label. Make certain that all wheel nuts are ... could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from ... to get all the rust or dirt off. See "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index. If you have ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...size of tires you need, look at the Tire-Loading Information label. The tires installed on your vehicle when it was new had a Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC Spec) number on each tire's sidewall. When ..., ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... Treadwear 200 Traction AA Temperature A The following information relates to the system developed by the United States ... tires. While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may... safety requirements and additional General Motors Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) standards....
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. Traction -- AA... performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... wheel nuts for replacement. NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp ... clearance and tire or tire chain clearance to the body and chassis. See "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index for more information. 6-50
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, readjust ...ends securely fastened. Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hear the chains contacting your vehicle, ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... your vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows... your vehicle: Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these...Your dealer has two cleaners, Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner and Capture Non-Solvent Dry ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... stain remains, follow the Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor ...completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow instructions for Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner. D If a ring ...spot cleaning, clean the Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric 1. Vacuum and brush ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... cloth and a vinyl/leather cleaner. See your dealer for this product. Cleaning Interior Plastic Components Use only a mild soap and water solution on ... use a leather cleaner. See your dealer for this product. D Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive cleaners, furniture polish or shoe ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...liquid household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. See "Appearance Care and Materials" in the Index. Don't... Cleaner, Bon AmiR Powder (non-scratching glass cleaning powder), GM Part No. 1050011. The windshield is clean if beads do not form when you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... Lamps/Lenses Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." D Don't use abrasive cleaning materials. Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle The paint finish on your vehicle provides ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...clearcoat paint finish may dull the finish or leave swirl marks. Foreign materials such as calcium chloride and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, chemicals from industrial chimneys, etc., can damage your vehicle's finish if they remain on painted surfaces...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ..., make sure the body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to the parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. Original manufacturer replacement parts will provide the corrosion protection while maintaining the warranty. 6-58
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can ... Although no defect in the paint job causes this, Chevrolet will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of... corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ..., rubber and vinyl Cleans carpets, seats, interior trim, door panels and floor mats Spray... for use on instrument panels. t Protectant t Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner 1052929 16 oz. (0.473 L) ... (0.473 L) Surface Cleaner See your General Motors Parts Department for these products. See "Recommended...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll find ... VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title ...registration. D D D D your VIN, the model designation, paint information and a list of all production options ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... etc., the wiper will stop until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem and not snow or ...the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away. Headlamps The headlamp wiring is protected by a circuit breaker. An electrical...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ..., and fusible thermal links in the wiring itself. This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. There are three fuse centers on your vehicle. The other ... of the instrument panel. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse, you ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    Main Fuse Block Fuse STG WHL CNTRL RADIO ACCY TAIL LPS HVAC PWR ACCY Usage Steering Wheel Controls Delco Monsoon Radio Amplifier, Remote CD Player (Trunk) Daytime ...Lamp Relay, Hatch Release Relay, Power Mirror Switch, Radio, Shock Sensor, Instrument Cluster Body Control Module (...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... Use Only Steering Wheel Controls Illumination Wiper Motor Assembly, Wiper/Washer Switch Aftermarket Use ...Control Assembly, PRNDL Illumination Lamp, Ashtray Lamp, Radio, Rear Window Defogger Switch/Timer, ... Aftermarket Use Only Body Control Module (BCM), Radio, Amplifier, Steering Wheel Controls-Radio...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    Underhood Electrical Center Fuse FUEL PUMP AIR PUMP LH HDLP DR RH HDLP DR HORN ABS BAT-1 H/L DR HORN ABS BAT-2 COOL FAN Usage Fuel Pump Air Pump Relay and Bleed Valve Left Headlamp Door and Module Right Headlamp Door and Module Horn Relay Anti-Lock Brake System Module Horn and Headlamp Doors Anti...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    Fuse STRTR ABS IGN PCM IGN ETC ENG CTRL A/C CRUISE Fuse and Relay Center 2 Fuse INJ-2 INJ-1 Usage Fuel Injectors (Not Used for V6) (LH Injectors for V8 and Ignition Module) Fuel Injectors (All for V6) (RH Injectors for V8 and Ignition Module) Mass Air Flow, Heated Oxygen Sensor, Skip Shift ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    Relay Blank AIR PUMP A/C COMP FUEL PUMP STARTER IGN Description Not Used Air Pump Air Conditioning Compressor Fuel Pump Starter Engine Controls, Cruise Control, Air Conditioning Replacement Bulbs Back-Up ...3155 Center High-Mounted Stoplamp ...921 Front Parking and Turn Signal ...3157 K Headlamps...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    .... Air Conditioning[ ...See the refrigerant information label under the hood. Automatic Transmission Drain ...Fuel Tank ...16.5 U.S. gallons (63 L) Tire Pressures, Sizes ...See Tire-Loading Information ... level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling. Engine Specifications Type ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... Replacement Parts Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...A917C* Battery ...75-60* Engine Oil Filter 3800 V6 ...PF47* 5.7L V8 ... V6 ...CV892C* 5.7L V8 ...CV948C* Radiator Cap ...RC24* Spark Plug 3800 V6 ...... Length ...24.0 inches (60.1 cm) *ACDelcoR part number. Vehicle Dimensions Length ...193.5 ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-17 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Part B: Owner Checks and Services 7-21 7-23 7-25 Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... Owner Assistance booklet or your dealer for details. Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Any damage caused by failure to follow recommended maintenance may not be ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...€™s service department or another qualified service center do these jobs. “Part B: Owner Checks and... service department or another qualified service center should perform. “Part D: Recommended Fluids and ... work. If you want to get the service information, see “Service and Owner Publications” ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Using Your Maintenance Schedule We at General Motors want to help you keep your ... dealer for your service needs, you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. The proper fluids and lubricants to use are ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded. + ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...miles (16 000 km) since your last oil change. Under severe conditions, the indicator may ... 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or sooner if the OIL CHANGE light appears. Remember to reset the Oil...have been changed. See "Oil Life System" in the Index for information on resetting. An Emission Control Service. t...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    Scheduled Maintenance 7-7
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Scheduled Maintenance 7-8
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) j...Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-9
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) j Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicle is...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...€ in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 45,000 Miles (75 000 km) j ... and Rotation” in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-11
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... change both the fluid and filter. Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 52,500 Miles (87 500 km...for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 60,000 Miles (100 ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) j Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) 82,500 Miles (137 500 km) j Rotate ... and Rotation" in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-14
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ...€ in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 97,500 Miles (162 500 km) j ... and Rotation” in the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-15
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... km) 100,000 Miles (166 000 km) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: previously and, therefore, haven't changed your automatic transmission fluid, change both the fluid and filter. Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE j Drain, flush and refill ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... B: Owner Checks and Services Listed in this part are owner checks and services which should be performed... the windshield washer fluid level in the windshield washer tank and add the proper fluid if necessary....engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See "Engine Oil" in the Index for ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. Manual Transmission Check Check the transmission fluid level; add if needed. See "Manual Transmission Fluid" in the Index. Check for leaks....Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all hinges and latches, including those for the hood, rear ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... in any other position, your vehicle needs service. On manual transmission vehicles, put the shift lever in ... pushed all the way down, your vehicle needs service. When you are doing this check, the vehicle could move ... effort. If the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), your vehicle needs service. 7-19
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... lever is in PARK (P). D To check the parking brake's holding ability: D With a manual transmission, the key should turn to LOCK only when you press...To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding ability: Underbody Flushing Service CAUTION: When you are doing this check, your vehicle could begin ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Listed in this part are inspections and services which should be performed at ... to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See "Service and Owner ... test of the cooling system and pressure cap is recommended at least once a year. Steering and...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...and rotors for surface condition. Inspect other brake parts, including calipers, parking brake, etc. ... conditions result in frequent braking. Rear Axle Service Check the gear lubricant level in the rear axle ... Axle" in the Index. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the axle and repair it if ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... lubricants identified below by name, part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer. USAGE Engine Oil FLUID/LUBRICANT Engine oil with... Washer Solvent Hydraulic Clutch System Power Steering System Manual Transmission Automatic Transmission FLUID/LUBRICANT Delco Supreme ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). Engine oil. LubriplateR Lubricant ... Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 12378261) or equivalent meeting GM Specification 9986115. USAGE ... Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. 12378261) or equivalent meeting GM Specification 9986115. With a complete ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the boxes provided after the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and Services" or "...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-26
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... Assistance Information Here you will find out how to contact Chevrolet if you need assistance. This section also tells you how to obtain service publications and ... Offices GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program Canadian Roadside Assistance ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Chevrolet. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of your vehicle ..., concerns can be quickly resolved at that level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-222-1020....following information available to give the Customer Assistance Representative: When contacting Chevrolet, please remember that your concern will likely be resolved ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    .... Any TTY user can communicate with Chevrolet by dialing: 1-800-833-CHEV (2438). ... for assistance. If a U.S. customer wishes to write to Chevrolet, the letter should be addressed to Chevrolet's Customer Assistance Center. United States Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...wheelchair/scooter lifts, etc.). Canada General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre,... Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands) General Motors de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. Customer Assistance Center Paseo... also provide you with free resource information, such as area driver assessment centers...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... advice D Available dealer services at reasonable costs To enhance Chevrolet's strong commitment to customer satisfaction, Chevrolet is excited to ... of the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 2001 Chevrolet, membership in Roadside Assistance is free. Roadside Assistance is ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... New Vehicle Limited Warranty to eligible purchasers of 2001 Chevrolet passenger cars and light duty ... and retail lease customers operating 2001 and newer Chevrolet vehicles for a period of 3 years/36,... services must be pre-arranged by Chevrolet Roadside or dealer service management. Basic Care and ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... Transportation Chevrolet has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of motor vehicles. .... However, if you are unable to wait Chevrolet helps minimize your inconvenience by providing ... driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... be responsible for taxes, levies, usage fees, excessive mileage or rental usage beyond the completion of the repair. Generally ... as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please contact your dealer for specific information about availability. All Courtesy Transportation arrangements ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in addition to notifying General Motors....order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems ... You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the hotline. REPORTING ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...) in a situation like this, we certainly hope you'll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, please call us at 1-800-263-...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    2001 CHEVROLET SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION The following publications covering the operation and ... below.) CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 2001 CHEVROLET SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have the diagnosis ...: $120.00 TRANSMISSION, TRANSAXLE, TRANSFER CASE UNIT REPAIR MANUAL This manual provides ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Camaro | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    .... Please allow adequate time for postal service. If further information is needed, write to the address shown ... original order. VEHICLE MODEL NAME YEAR 2001 2001 2001 2001 QTY. PRICE EACH* $...send cash.) TOTAL MATERIAL Michigan Purchasers add 6% sales tax U.S. Order Processing $6.00 MasterCard VISA ...



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