2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Owner's Manual

2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Manual

2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer manual table of contents:

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    2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number C2238 A First Edition © Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 All Rights Reserved i
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...Children Features and Controls Section 2 Windows Keys and Door Locks Remote Keyless Entry System ... Windshield Wipers Cruise Control Exterior and Interior Lamps Mirrors Storage Compartments Luggage Carrier ... (Option) HomeLink® Transmitter (If Equipped) Instrument Panel, Warning Lights and Gages ii
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    ... Off-Road Driving Recreational 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 iii
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... Fluids and Lubricants Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Brakes Bulb Replacement Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Tires... 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 on page 8-10 Service Publications Index Section 9 In the Index ... it to quickly find something you want to read. Please refer to the last page of this manual for your Service Station Guide v
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name TRAILBLAZER are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. We...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... they first receive their new vehicle. If you do 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 quickly. vii
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... "Don't let this happen." When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE ... your vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty, and it could be ... Controls" "Audio Systems" Also see "Warning Lights and Gages" in the Index. Here are some examples ...
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    Service Station Guide Windshield Washer Fluid See Section 6 Cooling System See Section 5 Tire Pressure See Section 6 For a More Detailed Look at What's Under the Hood See Section 6 Spare Tire Pressure See Section 6 Hood Release See Section 6 Battery See Section 6 Engine Oil Dipstick ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...54 1-57 1-57 1-57 Rear Seat Passengers Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Children Restraint 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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    ... this feature, the power seat controls are located on the outboard side of the front seat cushions. Manual Front Seat CAUTION: You can lose... the driver's seat only when the vehicle is not moving. Pull up on the lever located under the front of the manual seat to unlock it. Slide the seat to where...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...€™s seatback lumbar support can be adjusted four ways by moving a single control located on the outboard side of the seat cushions. To increase or decrease support, hold the control...seating position changes, as it may during long trips, so should the position of your lumbar support. Adjust...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...If Equipped) If your vehicle has this feature the controls are located on the driver's door, and are used to program and recall ... and mirror positions can also be recalled by placing the key in the ignition if programmed to do so through the Driver Information Center (DIC). To stop recall movement ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...DIC). You can choose to either select or not select automatic seat and mirror... keyless entry transmitter, by placing your key in the ignition, or when exiting the vehicle. For programming information... again to heat the whole seat. The feature will shut off automatically when the ignition is turned off...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Reclining Front Seatbacks If your vehicle has a manual recliner, lift the lever located on the outboard side of the seat and push the seatback rearward to recline the seatback. To return the seatback to the normal position, lift the lever without pushing rearward on the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal ... tilt forward and rearward also. The head restraints lock into place when raised. To release the head restraint and lower it, press the tab located on the top of the seatback. 1-7
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    ...down for more cargo space. The rear seatback handles are located on the outboard side of the rear seatbacks....seatback toward you as you lift up on the handle. The head restraint will automatically fold out ...back into place. Pull up on the tab located where the seat cushion meets the seatback to fold...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    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...position, reach behind the seat and pull the restraint up until it locks into place. Push and pull on the head restraint ...
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    ... areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your ...using a safety belt properly. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See "Safety Belt... to wear safety belts. Here's why: They work. You never know if you'll 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. 1-11
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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 ... 1-12
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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. 1-13
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...of home. And the greatest number of serious injuries and deaths occur at speeds of less than 40 mph (65 km/h). Safety belts are for ...will be in most of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... Wear Safety Belts Properly Adults This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware ... If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those ...vehicle has. We'll start with the driver position. Driver Position This part describes the driver's...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, ... 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 there's a sudden ...
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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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    ... 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 into the buckle nearest you. A: The belt is buckled in the wrong ...
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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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...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 the body. 1-20
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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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...is wearing them properly. Air Bag Systems This part explains the frontal and side impact air ... section. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way as the driver's safety belt -- ... ejected from it. Air bags are designed to work with safety belts but don't replace them. CAUTION: (...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...driver and right front passenger are designed to work only in moderate to severe crashes where the front ...inflate at all in rollover, rear, side or low-speed frontal crashes. And, for some unrestrained ...should wear a safety belt properly -- whether or not there's an air bag for that person. CAUTION...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    .... Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children." There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which .... The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the ...
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    How the Air Bag Systems Work Where are the air bags? The right front passenger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's frontal air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    The driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. The right front passenger's side impact air bag is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. 1-26
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... they are designed to inflate only if the impact speed is above the system's designed "threshold level." ... right front passenger's frontal air bags are not designed to inflate in rollovers, side impacts, or rear impacts, because inflation would not help the occupant. The side impact air bags ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... impacts. For side impact air bags, inflation is determined by the location and severity of the impact. The air bag system is designed to work properly under a wide...The inflator, air bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel, instrument ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...passenger's side impact air bags -- will be hot for a short time. The parts of the bag that come into contact with you may be warm, but not too hot to...This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... right front passenger's seatback, the bag may not work properly. You may have to replace the air bag module in the steering ... air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. diagnostic module, which records information about the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... bags affect how your vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the air bag systems in several places...belts. CAUTION: For up to 10 seconds after the ignition key is turned off and the battery ...connectors. They are probably part of the air bag systems. Be sure to follow proper service procedures,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    .... When the shoulder belt is pulled out all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see "Safety Belt ... across you. Don't let it get twisted. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just .... 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. To unlatch the belt, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... seats and for small adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck and head. There is ... to install a comfort guide and use the safety belt: 1. Slide the guide off of its storage clip located between the interior body and the seatback. 1-34
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...past the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide ...
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    ... 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 ... together so that you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide back on its storage clip located between the interior body and the seatback. 1-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...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. A baby doesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it. CAUTION: (Continued) 1-37
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    ...protection for adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither ... restraint should take into consideration not only the child's weight, height and ...motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    CAUTION: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary ... forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. ... that the vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    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...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... 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 a shoulder belt positioner, and some high-back booster seats have a five-point harness. A booster seat can also help a child to see out the window. 1-41
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    ..., seat, or position children. A built-in child restraint system is a permanent part of the motor vehicle. An add-on child restraint system is a portable ... this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a replacement copy from the manufacturer. 1-42
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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 a rear seat outside position including an infant riding in a rear-facing infant seat, ...
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    ...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 ...points. Be sure to use an anchor point located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child...
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    ... (A) in the rear outside seat positions. To assist you in locating the lower anchors for this child restraint system, each seating position ... cushion meets the seatback. Anchor brackets for the rear seat positions are located on the floor in the cargo area of your vehicle. Do not use the rear tie-...
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    ... system, you need either a forward-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B) at its base and a top tether anchor (C), or a rear-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B), as shown here. With this system, use the LATCH system instead of the vehicle's ...
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    ... meets the back of the seat cushion. 2. Put the child restraint on the seat. 3. Attach the anchor points on the child restraint to the anchors in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If the child restraint is forward-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... Outside Seat Position You'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 with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as ...
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    4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 5. To tighten the belt, feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor while you push ... back all the way. The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1-49
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Center Seat Position Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position Don't use child restraints in this position. The restraints won't work properly. Your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag. Never put a rear-facing child restraint in this seat. Here's why: 1-50
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... the right front seat. You'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 with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as ...
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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. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-52
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    .... 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go back all the way. The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1-53
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    ...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 ...that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear seat. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up,...
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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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    ..., just attach it to the regular safety belt. Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash If you've had a crash, do you... have safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be... you'll need to replace air bag system parts. See the part on the air bag system...
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    ... systems that tell you if everything is working properly -- and what to do if you have a problem. 2-2 2-4 2-6 2-10 2-13 2-14 ... Liftgate/Liftglass Theft Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped) PasslockR New Vehicle "Break-In" Ignition Positions Starting Your Engine Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped...
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    Windows CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the windows closed is 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. 2-2
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... normal operation. The controls for the power windows are located on the armrest on each of the side doors. With power windows, the switches operate the windows when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY or when Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is active. (See ...
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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
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    This vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition and door locks. It will fit with either side up. NOTICE: Your vehicle has a number of new ... theft. But you can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle if you ever lock your key inside. You may even have ...
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    ... 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 ...the door is unlocked, you can see a red area on the lever. The manual lever on each rear door works only that door's lock. 2-6
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    Power Door Locks The power door lock switches are located on the driver's and front ... locking. The automatic door locks were pre-programmed at the Remove the ignition key and press ... of the switch. factory to lock all the doors when the transmission is shifted into gear. The following instructions ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... options: D Mode 1: Driver's door unlocks when the transmission is shifted into PARK (P). shifted into PARK (P). from the ignition. D Mode 2: All doors unlock when the transmission is D Mode 3: All doors unlock when the key is removed D Mode 4: No ...
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    ... mode you need to do the following: 1. Begin with the ignition off. Then pull the turn signal/... mode any time by turning the ignition to RUN (the locks will automatically lock and unlock and the ... you are leaving the program mode). If the lock/unlock switches are not pressed while in the programming ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... lever up to disengage the safety lock. If the power lock switch is pressed when a door is open and the key is in the ... undesired operation. Lockout Prevention This feature stops the power door locks from locking when the key is in the ignition and a door is open to protect you from locking your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...keyless entry system. If the transmitter does not work or if you have to stand ...automatically, the parking lamps may flash and the interior lights will go on. D Check the distance. You ... if battery replacement is necessary. See the instructions that follow. qualified technician for service. vehicle....
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    ...battery is weak if the transmitter won't work at the normal range in any location. If you have to get close to your vehicle before the transmitter works, it's ...when the transmitter battery is low. NOTICE: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch any of the circuitry. Static ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    To replace the battery in the remote keyless entry transmitter do the following: Liftgate/Liftglass CAUTION: ... to drive with the liftgate or liftglass open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas can come ... pry the transmitter apart. 2. Remove and replace the battery with a three-volt CR2032 or equivalent ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... If the liftglass does not unlock when you unlock the liftgate, you have to use your key to unlock ... be opened if the liftglass is opened. To open the entire liftgate, lift the handle located in the center of the liftgate. Emergency Release for Opening Liftgate 1. Remove the trim plug to expose the ...
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    Key in the Ignition If you leave your vehicle with the keys inside, it’s an easy target for ...€™ll hear a chime reminding you to remove your key from the ignition and take it with you. Always do this.... keys. But what if you have to leave your ignition key? What if you have to leave something valuable...
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    ... transmitter. You should also remember that you can start your vehicle with the correct ignition key if the alarm has been set off. Here's how to ... system, the SECURITY light will flash as you open the door (if your ignition is off). This light reminds you to activate the theft-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...set the power door unlock switch is not operational. If the alarm does not sound when it should but the headlamps flash, check to ... with a valid key. If a correct key is not used or the ignition lock cylinder is tampered with, the fuel system is disabled and the vehicle will not start. During normal ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...the engine if you turn the engine off. However, your Passlock system is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is ...linings aren't yet broken in. Hard stops with new linings can mean premature wear and earlier replacement. Follow this breaking-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... way in? Turn the key only with your 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. B (Accessory): This position lets you use things like the radio and the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...features of your vehicle to continue to work up to 20 minutes after the ignition key is turned ...windows, sunroof (option) and overhead console will work when the ignition key is in RUN or ACCESSORY. Once ...pedal, turn the ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...cold weather (below 0_F or -18_C), do this: 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START and hold it there. When the engine starts, let...: Your engine is designed to work with the electronics in your vehicle. If you add electrical parts or accessories, you ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. The cord is located on the driver’s...cord as it was before to keep it away from moving engine parts. If you don’t, it could be damaged.... different positions for your shift lever. PARK (P): This position locks the rear wheels. Itମ.
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...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 the regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. If you cannot shift out of PARK...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... all the way down. CAUTION: Shifting out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) while your engine is "racing" (running at high speed) is dangerous. Unless your foot... about 35 mph (55 km/h) or more, push the You'll shift down to the next gear and have more power. DRIVE (D) should not be used when towing a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... won't shift into first gear until the vehicle is going slowly enough. Shift Lock Release This ... you need to have your vehicle towed, there is a shift lock release lever that will allow you to ... the shift lever out of PARK (P). To access the shift lock release lever, do the following: 1. Press on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... of four-wheel drive, you must be familiar with its operation. Read the part that follows before using four-wheel drive. You should ... case, the transfer case knob is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. Use this knob to shift into and out of four-wheel drive. NOTICE: ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...you which position the transfer case is in. The indicator lights will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition and one will stay on. If the lights do not come on, you... take your vehicle to your dealer for service. An indicator light will flash while shifting the transfer case. It ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... can be done at any speed and the indicator light will flash while shifting. It will remain illuminated when ... moving, the 4LO indicator light will flash for 30 seconds and not complete the shift unless your... A4WD or 2HI indicator light will flash for 30 seconds but will not complete the shift unless ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... it there for a minimum of 10 seconds. The NEUTRAL (N) indicator light will come on. 7. Shift the transmission to REVERSE (R) for one second, then shift the transmission to DRIVE (D) for one second. 8. Turn the ignition to LOCK. 9. Place the transmission shift lever to PARK (P). 10. Release the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... down with your right foot and pull up on the parking brake lever. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. To release the parking brake, hold the ... to overheat. You may have to replace them, and you could also damage other parts of your vehicle. If you ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set....Press the button in on the side of the lever. D Push the lever all the way toward the front of the vehicle. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If ...
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    ... shift lever). If you can, it means that the shift lever wasn't fully locked into PARK (P). Torque Lock If you ... You may find it difficult to pull the shift lever out of PARK (P). This is called "torque lock." To prevent torque lock, set the parking brake and then shift into PARK (P) properly ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...fully apply the regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition is in RUN. See "Automatic Transmission Operation" in the Index. If you cannot shift out of PARK ... can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Don't park over papers, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...Exhaust CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you can't...D Your vehicle was damaged when driving over high points on the road or over road debris. D Repairs weren't...Engine While You're Parked It's better not to park with the engine running. But if you...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly ... your vehicle will be free to roll -- even if your shift lever is in PARK (P) -- if your transfer case ... be sure your vehicle won't move. See "Shifting Into PARK (P)" in the Index. If you're ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...adjust the steering wheel before you drive. The tilt lever is located on the driver's side of the steering column, under the turn signal ... steering column includes the following: D : Turn and Lane Change Signals : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer D D Flash-to-Pass Feature D : Windshield Wipers D D :...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...change. As you signal a turn or a lane change, if the arrows flash more quickly than normal, a signal bulb may be burned out and other drivers won't see your turn signal. If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help avoid an accident. If the arrows don't go on at all when you signal a turn, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer To change the headlamps from low to high beam, push the lever toward the instrument panel. To return to low-beam headlamps, pull the multifunction lever toward you. ... toward you, then release it. If your headlamps are in the automatic position or on low beam, your high...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... You can set the wiper speed for a long or short delay between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay ...the higher settings; for fewer wipes, select the lower settings located closer to off on the multifunction lever. The rainsensor will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... paddle. The wipers will clear the window and then either stop or return to your preset speed. Rear Window Washer/Wiper This control is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. CAUTION: In freezing weather, don't use your...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... keeping your foot on the accelerator. This can really help on long trips. Cruise control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph (40 km/h). If you apply your brakes, the...can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... If you leave your cruise control switch on when you're not using cruise, you might hit... use cruise control. 1. Move the cruise control switch to on. 2. Get up to the speed you want. 3. Press in the...ll go right back up to your chosen speed and stay there. If you hold the switch at resume/accelerate ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... you want, then release it. D Step lightly on the brake pedal. D Move the cruise switch to off, or D Shift the transmission to NEUTRAL (N). Erasing Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, your cruise control set speed memory is erased. D To slow ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...will also be on. Your vehicle is equipped with a light sensor on the top of the instrument panel. Be sure it is not covered or the system will be on whenever the ignition is on. The system may also turn on your lights when driving through a parking garage, heavy ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...you shift out of park. You may be able to turn off your automatic headlamp ... conditions are met: D The ignition is on, D the exterior lamps knob is in automatic headlamp mode, D the light sensor ... counterclockwise. In the automatic mode, the headlamps turn off once the ignition key is in LOCK. 2-45...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) feature by following the steps below: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN. 2. Press the dome override button four times within six ...vision in foggy or misty conditions. Your ignition must be in RUN for your fog lamps to work. The fog lamp button is located on the instrument panel...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... it to make your instrument panel lights brighter. Turn the knob all the way up to turn on the interior lamps. Press the knob back .... If you use your keyless entry transmitter to unlock the vehicle, the interior lights will come on for a short time whether or not the dome override is on. Dome Lamp ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Exit Lighting With exit lighting, the interior lamps will come on when you remove the key from the ignition to help you see while exiting ... off all lamps and close all doors, or D turn the ignition key to RUN. This feature will also turn off the parking lamps and headlamps under most circumstances, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from any headlamps behind you after dark. The automatic dimming feature is turned on and off by pressing the far left button, located on the lower part of the mirror face, for up to three seconds. A light on the mirror will be lit ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... difference between earth's magnetic north and true geographic north. If not adjusted to account for compass variance, your compass could give false readings. To adjust for compass variance, do the following: 1. Find your current location and variance zone number on the map. 2. Press and hold ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...electrochromic mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from any headlamps behind you after dark. Your vehicle may have ...turned on and off by pressing the far left button, located on the lower part of the mirror face, for up to three seconds. A light on the mirror will be lit ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... difference between earth's magnetic north and true geographic north. If not adjusted to account for compass variance, your compass could give false readings. To adjust for compass variance, do the following: 1. Find your current location and variance zone number on the map. D Drive the vehicle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    3. Scroll through the zone numbers that appear in the compass/temperature window on the mirror by pressing the on/off button. Once you find your zone number, release the button. After about four seconds, the mirror will return to the compass and temperature display, and the new zone number will be ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... you could hit a vehicle. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors The control is located on the driver's door. Turn the control to the left or right to choose the mirror; then press ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... has this feature, the driver's outside mirror will adjust for the glare of the headlamps behind you. See "Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror... to the desired position while the vehicle is in REVERSE (R). When the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE (R), this new position is saved in memory as...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Storage Compartments Glove Box To open your glove box, pull the handle on the front of the glove box and lower the door. Travel Note Recorder (If Equipped) Overhead Console The overhead console includes sunglasses storage, a HomeLinkR transmitter and a travel ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... help keep small items, like gloves and light clothing, in place during sharp turns or quick stops and starts. The net is not designed to retain these items during ... compartment. Your vehicle's console will be equipped with cupholders located on the front and rear of the storage compartment. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... cover, do the following: 1. Align the endcap with the pocket in the trim panel located behind the rear seat. 2. Compress the opposite endcap, align it with the pocket located on the opposite side of the trim panel and release. 3. Grasp the handle and unroll the cover. Latch the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... floor stowage lid properly. Your vehicle has a rear floor stowage lid located in the rear cargo area that allows you to put items underneath it. To... the following: 1. Press the latch release and lift up the latch handle. 2. Raise the lid slightly to unhook it. 3. Pull the lid rearward to release it ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... let you load some other things on top of your vehicle, as long as they are not wider or longer than the luggage carrier. To slide the crossrails to ...to slide it. When the crossrail is where you want it, press down on the lever to lock it into place. NOTICE: Loading cargo that weighs more than 220 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you're driving, check now and then to make sure the luggage carrier is locked and cargo is still securely fastened. NOTICE: Don't hold a cigarette lighter in with your hand while it is heating. If you do, it won't be able to back away from the heating ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... three accessory power outlets. The first outlet is located to the right of the cigarette lighter on the instrument panel.... or adaptor fuses. If you experience a problem, see your dealer for additional information ... are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... who will be able to assist you with these services. If you are not quickly connected, the system ..., press the emergency service button. Upon receiving the call, an advisor at the center will locate your ... necessary, the advisor will alert the nearest emergency service provider. Call ANSWER/END Button...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...: This light will indicate the status of the system. A solid green light will come on when you start the vehicle to let you know that the system is on and is ready to make or receive calls. If the light blinks green it means that an incoming or outgoing call is in progress. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...the vehicle is parked to maintain the battery charge. Vehicle Locator Service: To contact the center, call 1-888-4-ONSTAR....to go. In addition, they can help you locate gas stations, rest areas, ATMs, ... other unique items and services. Ride Assist: An advisor can locate transportation in the event that...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... limitations. Global positioning capabilities used to deliver OnStar service will not be available if satellite signals are obstructed....may be equipped with a power sliding sunroof. To open or close your sunroof, the ignition or Retained Accessory Power (RAP) must be active. See "Retained Accessory...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... Transmitter (If Equipped) Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility ... Transmitter with any garage door opener that does not have the "stop and reverse"... door you are programming. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... or right or forward or backward or flip it upside down. HomeLink may not work with older garage door openers that do not meet current Federal ... "Learn" or "Smart" button on the garage door opener motor head unit. An indicator light will begin to flash when the motor head ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... or the hand-held transmitter to open the garage door. If after following these instructions, you still have problems training the garage door opener, contact the manufacturer of HomeLink at 1-800-355-3515, or on the internet at www....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System 2-70
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...: A. Exterior Lamp Controls B. Air Vents C. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever D. Instrument Panel Cluster E. Ignition Switch F. Transfer Case Controls (If Equipped) or ... Release K. Ashtray L. Shift Lever M. Lighter N. Accessory Power Outlet O. Rear Window Defogger P. Glove Box 2-71
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    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, about how much fuel you've used, and many other things you'll need to know to drive safely and economically. United States version ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... Odometer Your speedometer lets you see your speed in both miles per hour (mph) and...the old odometer. Trip Odometer The trip odometer is part of the Driver Information Center (DIC). For information on ... tachometer displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). NOTICE: Do not operate the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators This part describes the warning lights and gages that may be on your vehicle. The ... when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... are driving, your air bag system may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. CAUTION:... on after you start your vehicle, it means the air bag system may not be working properly. ... a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then, have ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    Charging System Indicator Light The charging system light will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but the engine is not running, as a check to show you it is working. It should go out once the engine is running. If it stays on, or comes on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... in the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Brake System Warning Light When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will...For good braking, though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your brake...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    This light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If it doesn't come on then, have it fixed so it ... anti-lock brake system warning light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then, have it fixed so it will be ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... Coolant Temperature Gage Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada) United States Canada United States Canada ... equipped with a computer which monitors operation of the fuel, ignition and emission control systems. 2-79
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    .... The 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 ...If you keep driving your vehicle with this light on, after a while, your emission controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not be as ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    This light should come on, as a check to show you it is working, when the ignition is on and the engine is not running. If the light doesn't come on, ... or qualified service center diagnosis and service may be required. If the Light Is Flashing The following may prevent more serious ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... an inspection: Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working properly. Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the OBD (on-board diagnostic) system determines that critical emission ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... have your vehicle serviced. United States Canada NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by your warranty. Oil pressure...may be caused by a dangerously low oil level or other problems causing low oil pressure. The oil pressure gage ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...the Index. If the light comes on continuously while driving and stays on, there may be a problem with the Passlock system. Your vehicle will not be protected by Passlock, and...This light will come on briefly when you turn the key toward START. The light will stay on until the engine starts....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... on, see your dealer as soon as possible for diagnosis and repair. This light may also come on if there is a problem with the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. If this happens, take the vehicle in for service as soon as possible. 2-85
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...(If Equipped) Check Gages Light United States United States Canada Canada This light should come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, as a check to show you it is working. The SERVICE 4WD light comes on to indicate that there may be a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Gate Ajar Fuel Gage United States Canada If this light comes on, your liftgate or liftglass is ajar. Try closing the ... drive with the liftgate or liftglass even partially open. United States Canada When the ignition is on, the fuel gage tells you about how much fuel you have remaining. 2-87
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... some owners ask about. None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: Low Fuel Light D At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off ... a corner or D The gage doesn't go back to empty when you turn off the ignition. United States Canada The light next to the fuel gage will come on briefly when ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... personalization features. DIC Operation and Displays The DIC comes on when the ignition is on. After a short delay the DIC will display the current driver ...that was last displayed before the engine was turned off. If a problem is detected, a warning message will appear on the display. Pressing the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ..., the display will show the distance traveled since the last ignition cycle. Timer The DIC can be used as a ... has passed since the timer was last reset (not including time the ignition is off). Time will continue to be counted as long as the ignition is on, even if another display is being shown on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... average fuel economy. Average fuel economy will then be calculated starting from that point. If the average fuel economy is not reset, it will be continually updated each time.... Always reset the engine oil life after an oil change. To reset the Oil Life System press and hold the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    The DIC does not replace the need to maintain your vehicle as recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. Also, the oil change ... D D D SEAT POSITION RECALL (If Equipped) PERIMETER LIGHTING REMOTE LOCK FEEDBACK REMOTE UNLOCK FEEDBACK HEADLAMPS ON AT EXIT TILT MIRROR IN REVERSE (If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...lock out of park, the doors will lock when the vehicle is shifted out of PARK (P). If you choose for the doors to lock manually, the doors will not be locked automatically. If you choose for the doors to lock with speed, the doors will lock when the vehicle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ..., all of the doors will unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition. If you choose for the doors to unlock manually, the doors will not be unlocked automatically. If ... memory seat position you saved will be recalled when you put the key in the ignition. If you choose seat recall on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... LIGHTING appears in the display. To select your personalization for perimeter lighting, press the select button while PERIMETER LIGHTING is...PERIMETER LIGHTING OFF If you choose for perimeter lighting to be on, the headlamps and back-up lamps will come on for 40 seconds, if it is dark enough outside,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    If you choose lamps, the parking lamps will flash each time you press the button with the lock symbol on the remote keyless entry transmitter. Choose one of the four options and press the personalization button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. Remote ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... on at Exit Press the personalization button until HEADLAMPS ON AT EXIT appears in the display. To select your ... DELAY: 20 SEC HEADLAMP DELAY: 40 SEC HEADLAMP DELAY: 60 SEC ...down when the vehicle is shifted into REVERSE (R). The amount of time you choose will be the amount of time that the headlamps ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Choose one of the four options and press the personalization button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. For more information on tilt mirror in reverse see "Curb View Assist Mirror" in the Index. Easy Exit Seat (If Equipped) Press the personalization ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Display Language To select your personalization for display language, press the select button while DISPLAY LANGUAGE is displayed on the DIC. Pressing the select button will scroll through the following languages: D D D D D D D D English French Spanish German Arabic Portuguese Japanese Italian ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    .... Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. BATTERY NOT CHARGING If the battery is not charging during operation this message will appear on the DIC. Driving with this problem could drain your battery. Have the electrical system checked as ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... this message and clear it from the DIC display. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM If a problem occurs with the brake system this message will .... REAR ACCESS OPEN If the liftgate or liftglass is open while the ignition is in RUN, this message will appear on the DIC and you will hear a chime. Turn off the vehicle...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...to need to let the vehicle cool or warm up and cycle the ignition to be sure this message will clear. Once the problem is corrected, pressing the select button ...DIC display. PASSENGER DOOR AJAR If the passenger's door is not fully closed this message will appear on the display and you ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    .... RIGHT REAR DOOR AJAR If the passenger's side rear door is not fully closed this message will appear on the display and you will ... battery is low this message will appear on the DIC. The battery needs to be replaced in the transmitter. Pressing the select button will acknowledge this message and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems In this section, you'll find out how to operate the comfort control and audio systems offered with your vehicle. Be sure to read about the particular systems supplied with your vehicle. 3-2 3-8 3-8 3-8 3-9 3-11 3-13 3-13 3-13 3-24 3-32 Comfort Controls...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... adjust to the last settings of the identified driver. The settings can also be changed by pressing one of the memory buttons (1 or 2) located on the driver's door. When adjustments are made, the new settings are automatically saved for that driver. With ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Driver's Side Temperature Lever The lever on the left side of the climate control panel is used to adjust the air temperature on the driver's side, independent of the temperature set by the passenger. Slide the lever upward to raise the temperature. Slide the lever downward to lower the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... cannot be used in floor, blend or defrost modes. An indicator on the button will light up, flash three times and turn off when recirculation is ... fog, select either the blend or defrost mode and increase the fan speed. (Air Conditioning): Press this button to turn the air conditioning compressor on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... passenger's set temperature will remain independent of the driver's until the ignition has been turned off. Fan Switch The switch with the fan symbol allows ... up or down arrows on the fan switch, the display will change to show the selected fan speed. After five seconds, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... air temperature based on sun load, and also turns on your headlamps. The EXT (exterior) temperature sensor is located in the front of the vehicle behind the grille. The displayed temperature is most accurate after the vehicle has been moving for a few...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Manual Operation You may manually adjust the air delivery mode or fan speed. Use the mode button to cycle through the ...enter the vehicle If you select recirculation while in defrost, defog or floor, the light on the button will flash and go out to let you know this is not allowed. This is to prevent...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... cool down. Then keep your windows closed for the air conditioner to work its best. If your vehicle has the manual system, for quick cool-down on very ... cold conditions. If your vehicle has the manual system, select defog and adjust the fan speed to your comfort level. Turn ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...conditions, increase the temperature setting to 90_F (32_C) and increase the fan speed to high. If your vehicle is equipped with heated mirrors, this ...on the rear window warm the glass. Press the button to start warming your window. A light will glow in the button while the defogger is working. 3-9
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...to turn the rear comfort controls on and off. Use the mode knob to change the direction of airflow (upper, bi-level or floor) to the ... with the up and down arrows on it regulates the fan speed. The mode button can be used to change the direction of airflow (upper, bi-level or floor) to the rear seat ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... or cooling is needed, use the panel outlet setting (on the manual system) to direct outside air through your vehicle... outside air into the vehicle when it's moving. When the vehicle is not moving, you can get outside air ... any air delivery mode and any fan speed. Your vehicle has air outlets that ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... such as leaves. The heater and defroster will work better, reducing the chance of fogging your ... system, the AUTO setting will do this for you. Manual operation of the automatic system in the floor mode ... a vehicle with the manual system in (Fan): Press the up arrow to increase the fan speed and the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... Press and hold the HR or MN buttons, located below the tune knob, for two seconds....correct minute appears. The clock may be set with the ignition on or off. The clock symbol will appear on the display ... symbol appear on the display. If the time is not available from the station, NO UPDAT will appear ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... allows for more volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds. NONE will appear on the display if the radio ... a Station AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. ... or program type when the radio is on. Pressing this control when the ignition is off will display the clock. SEEK PSCAN ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite stations. You can set up to 18 stations (six AM, six FM1 and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select the band. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press AUTO TONE ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... control, the radio's AUTO TONE setting will return to manual. AUTO TONE: This feature allows you to...you press the AUTO TONE button, this feature will change to one of the preset equalization settings previously listed. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, press and release the P-TYPE ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... receiving specific RDS information from these stations. These features will only work when the RDS information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information that will cause the radio features to work improperly. If this happens, please contact the radio station. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... operates the alternate frequency feature. This feature allows the radio to switch automatically to a stronger station with the same programming. Alternate frequency is... on the display and the radio will beep once. The radio will not switch automatically to other stations when alternate frequency is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all ... the message. If the whole message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    .... Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with the tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on and the radio is off, the tape can be ... is playing. If you want to insert a tape when the ignition is off, first press EJT or TUNE DISP. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... at least three seconds of silence between each selection for 2 NEXT to work. To forward through each selection press the right SEEK PSCAN...PSCAN arrows. 4 FWD: Press this button to advance quickly to another part of the tape. Press the button again to return to playing speed. The radio will play the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... off. Cassette tapes may be loaded with the radio off if this button is pressed first. Tight/Loose Tape Sensor Defeat With the radio off and the ignition on, press and hold the TAPE AUX button to disable the tight/loose tape sensing feature to enable play of some tape head cleaners and portable CD ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...radio has not been calibrated properly for the vehicle. You must return to the dealership for service. (LOCKED): ... THEFTLOCKR system has locked up. You must return to the dealership for service. (CHK TAPE): ... should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure your player is working properly...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...allows for more volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds. NONE will appear on the display if the radio ... volume. AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2... frequency or program type when the radio is on. Pressing this control when the ignition is off will display the clock. 3-24...
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    SEEK PSCAN : To seek, press the right arrow to tune to the next station and the left arrow to tune to the previous station and stay there. To scan your preset stations, press and hold one of the arrows for more than two seconds. The radio will produce one beep. Use preset scan to listen to each of ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... control, the radio's AUTO TONE setting will return to manual. AUTO TONE: This feature allows you to...you press the AUTO TONE button, this feature will change to one of the preset equalization settings previously listed. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, press and release the P-TYPE ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) To adjust the balance, press and release the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control until BAL appears on the display. Turn the control clockwise to move the sound to the right speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the left speakers. The middle position balances...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... receiving specific RDS information from these stations. These features will only work when the RDS information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information that will cause the radio features to work improperly. If this happens, please contact the radio station. ...
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    ...will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all ... the message. If the whole message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds...
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    ... an RDS station that supports the traffic interrupt feature if the current tuned station does not. The TRAF icon will flash on the display when seeking for a station that supports traffic interrupt. .... If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press TUNE DISP or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... number will appear on the display when each track starts to play. Press 6 RDM again to turn ... and the elapsed time will appear on the display. To change what is normally shown on the display (track or elapsed ... will play. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...the radio has not been calibrated properly for the vehicle. You must return to the dealership for service. (LOCKED): This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCKR system has locked ... please contact your dealer. Standard Radio--BoseR not shown Playing the Radio VOL PWR: Press ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... allows for more volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds. NONE will appear on the display if the radio ... a Station AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. ... or program type when the radio is on. Pressing this control when the ignition is off will display the clock. SEEK PSCAN ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite stations. You can set up to 18 stations (six AM, six FM1 and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select the band. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press AUTO TONE ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... control, the radio's AUTO TONE setting will return to manual. AUTO TONE: This feature allows you to...you press the AUTO TONE button, this feature will change to one of the preset equalization settings previously listed. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, press and release the P-TYPE ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... receiving specific RDS information from these stations. These features will only work when the RDS information is available. In rare cases, a radio station may broadcast incorrect information that will cause the radio features to work improperly. If this happens, please contact the radio station....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... operates the alternate frequency feature. This feature allows the radio to switch automatically to a stronger station with the same programming. Alternate frequency is... on the display and the radio will beep once. The radio will not switch automatically to other stations when alternate frequency is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all ... the message. If the whole message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    .... Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with the tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on, but the radio is off, the tape can be ... is playing. If you want to insert a tape when the ignition is off, first press EJT or DISP. If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...PSCAN arrows. 4 FWD: Press this button to advance quickly to another part of the tape. Press the button again to return to playing speed. The radio will play the ... return to the radio when a tape is playing. Press TAPE CD to switch between the tape and compact disc if both are ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... be damaged and should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure your player is working properly. (CLEAN): If this message appears on the display, .... Tight/Loose Tape Sensor Defeat With the radio off and the ignition on, press and hold the TAPE CD button to disable the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press TUNE DISP or...seconds to reverse at 17 times the normal playing speed. Release it to play the passage. The display will show ... to advance at 17 times the normal playing speed. Release it to play the passage. The display will show ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... radio will play. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the radio and ignition off if this button is pressed first. Compact Disc Messages (...has not been calibrated properly for the vehicle. You must return to the dealership for service. (LOCKED):...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... allows for more volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds. Then, as you drive, automatic volume automatically... volume, as necessary, to overcome noise at any particular speed. The volume level should always sound ...button until AVOL OFF appears on the display. Standard radio--BoseR not shown 3-44
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Finding a Station AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display shows your selection. TUNE RCL...to stop scanning. If you press SEEK SCAN for more than four seconds, the radio will change to preset scan mode. The sound will mute while scanning. To scan your preset pushbuttons,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... or decrease bass. When you use this control, the radio's tone setting will switch to custom. To set the bass to the middle position, select BASS and ... midrange. When you use this control, the radio's tone setting will switch to custom. To set the midrange to the middle position, select MID and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    .... The radio will beep once and will set the display level to the middle position. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the AUDIO control when tone or speaker controls are not active. The radio will produce one beep and CENTERED will appear on the display. 3-47
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... feature. Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type.... on. AF ON will appear on the display. The radio may switch to stronger stations. Press and hold ...off. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. D Seek only...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    .... If the whole message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every ... seconds until the message is completed. To see the parts of the message faster than every three... was being used, the compact disc will stay in the player and resume play at the point where it stopped. 3-49...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...To insert one disc do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and release the LOAD CD button. 3. Wait for the light, located to the right of... automatically. To insert multiple discs do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and hold the LOAD CD button for two ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... specific CD, first press the CD AUX button to start playing a CD. Then press the numbered pushbutton that... a disc after you have tried to push it in manually. The receivers 25-second eject timer will reset...for two seconds, you will hear a beep, and the light will flash to let you know when a disc is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... information on AUTO EQ, see "AUTO EQ" listed previously in this section. SEEK SCAN : To seek, press the left arrow while playing a CD to go to the start of the current track, if more than ten seconds have passed. Press the right arrow to go to the next track. If you press the button more than ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... long the current track has been playing. To change what is normally shown on the display (track or elapsed time... more information. 2. Check to see that the disc changer is not in song list mode. S-LIST should ... use the SEEK SCAN right arrow button to locate the track that you want to save. The track ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...wet or upside down. D The air is very humid. If so, wait about an hour and try again. If any error occurs repeatedly or if an error can't be corrected, please contact your dealer. If your radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 3-54
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... radio playing, press this button to play a cassette tape. Press PROG to switch between the tape and compact disc if both are loaded. ... seat passengers can only control the music sources that the front seat passengers are not listening to. For example, rear seat passengers may listen to a cassette ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... operate and LOCKED will be displayed. When the radio and vehicle are turned off, the blinking red light indicates that THEFTLOCK is armed. With THEFTLOCK activated, your radio will not operate ... tape or compact disc, press AM/FM to switch to the radio. (Program): Press this control to tune ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    Understanding Radio Reception AM The range for most AM stations is greater than for FM, especially at night. The longer range, however, can cause stations to interfere with each other. AM can pick up noise from things like storms and power lines. Try reducing the treble to reduce this noise if you ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...of Your Cassette Tape Player A tape player that is not cleaned regularly can cause reduced sound ... cassette is available through your dealer (GM Part No. 12344789). When using a scrubbing action, non... (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. 2. Turn the radio off. 3....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. ...to clean the tape head. This type of cleaning cassette will not eject on its own. A non-scrubbing action cleaner ... cassette tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. 3-59
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... volume level of the vehicle's chimes can be controlled by the radio. To change the volume level, press and hold pushbutton six with the ignition on and the radio power off. The chime volume level will change from the normal level to loud, and LOUD will be ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    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 4-14 4-15 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... place to do them yourself. These simple defensive driving techniques could save your life. Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your vehicle: Buckle up. See "Safety Belts" in the Index. 4-2
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...drive a vehicle: The obvious way to solve the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what ...depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    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 an increasing number of U.S. states, and throughout Canada, sets the legal limit at 0.08 percent. In some ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the ...the street? A person with even a moderate BAC might not be able to react quickly enough to avoid the ... disabled is higher than if the person had not been drinking. CAUTION: Drinking and then ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... steering and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at the places where the tires meet the road. Braking Braking action involves perception time .... Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination and eyesight all play a part. So do alcohol, drugs and frustration. But even in 3/4 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    .... You may hear a momentary motor or clicking noise while this test is going on. This is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light" in the Index. 4-7
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... 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 driving safely. Suddenly an animal jumps out in front of you....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    .... Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let anti-lock work for you. You may feel the brakes vibrate, or you may... may notice a reduction in acceleration. 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, an ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... or off press the TAS on/off button located near the shift lever. If you used the ...A Traction Assist System, Anti-Lock Brake System or engine-related problem has been detected and the vehicle needs service. The Traction Assist ... off if your vehicle ever gets stuck in sand, mud or snow and rocking the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...so that the system will not come on automatically when the engine is started. To do so: 1. Park the vehicle with the ignition ... the transmission in PARK (P). 2. Turn the ignition to RUN; do not start the engine. 3. Apply the brake ... off the ignition and wait a few seconds. The next time you start your...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... isn't room. That's the time for evasive action -- steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well in emergencies ...It is better to remove as much speed as you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. 4-12
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    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. An emergency like this requires close attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane ... slows or stops. Keep back a reasonable distance. start to accelerate but stay in the right lane and ... Time your move so you will be increasing speed as the time comes to move into the other lane...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... glance over your shoulder and start your left lane change signal before moving out of... the driving wheels to spin. A cornering skid is best handled by easing your foot off the accelerator pedal. ... is off, then an acceleration skid is also best handled by easing your foot off the accelerator pedal. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... example, be sure to have all necessary maintenance and service work done. Check to make sure all underbody shields (if so equipped) are properly ...things around. You'll find other important information in this manual. See "Vehicle Loading," "Luggage Carrier" and "...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ..., the other can help quickly. Does your vehicle have a winch? If so, be sure to read the winch instructions. In a remote area, a winch can be handy if you get stuck. But you'll want to know how to use it properly. D Always use established trails, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... Conditions. Off-roading can take you over hard-packed dirt, gravel, rocks, grass, sand,...€™re driving off-road, bouncing and quick changes in direction can easily throw you out of... safety belts. D Is the path ahead clear? D Will the surface texture change abruptly up ahead? D Does the travel take you...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... from driving on paved roads and highways. There are no road signs, posted speed limits or signal lights. You have to use your own good judgment about what is safe and what isn't. .... If you drive down them, you can't control your speed. If you drive across them, you will roll ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...too steep to climb, descend or cross. Steepness can be hard to judge. On a very small hill, for example, there may be a smooth, constant incline with only a small change in elevation where you can easily see all ...as you near the top, but you may not see this because the crest of the hill is hidden by...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... on the steering wheel. D Sound the horn as you approach the top of the hill to D Use your headlamps even during the day. They make D Get a smooth start up the hill and try to maintain your speed. Don’t use more power than you need, because you donମ.
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...up a hill. D Never attempt to prevent a stall by shifting into NEUTRAL (N) to "rev-up" the engine ...stop the vehicle. Then apply the parking brake. Shift to REVERSE (R), release the parking brake, and ... and the parking brake still applied, shift the transmission to PARK (P) and restart the engine....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... downhill. Do not shift the transfer case to NEUTRAL when you leave the vehicle. Leave it in some gear. CAUTION: Shifting the transfer case to NEUTRAL can cause your ... and shift the transmission to PARK (P). But do not shift the transfer case to NEUTRAL. Leave the transfer case in ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... at all times. D What's the surface like? Smooth? Rough? Slippery? Hard-packed dirt? Gravel? D Are there hidden surface obstacles? Ruts? Logs? ... of control and a serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and use a low gear to keep vehicle speed under control. D What's at...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...could roll over if you don't drive straight down. D Shift to PARK (P) and, while still braking, restart D Shift back to a low gear, release the parking brake, and drive ... have to do all the work and could overheat and fade. D If the engine won't start, get out and get help. 4-26
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... narrow track width (the distance between the left and right wheels) may not prevent the vehicle from tilting and rolling over. Also, driving across ... drive across it. Find another route instead. D Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive D Hidden obstacles can make the steepness of the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... driving across an incline that's not too steep, but I hit some loose gravel and start to slide downhill. What should I do? If you feel your ... if the door there is harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll over, you'll be right in its path. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...moving so you don't get stuck. When you drive on sand, you'll sense a change in wheel traction. ...only. Driving in Water Light rain causes no special off-road driving problems. But heavy rain can mean flash flooding...through. Also, water that deep can damage your axle and other vehicle parts. 4-29
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... too deep, then drive through it slowly. At fast speeds, water splashes on your ignition system and your vehicle can stall. Stalling can also occur if... system for any leakage. Your vehicle will require more frequent service due to off-road use. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...may need to slow down and keep more space between you and other vehicles. headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. D Slow...day driving. One reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-31
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... doesn't lower the high beams, or a vehicle with misaimed headlamps), slow down a little. Avoid staring directly... your eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway ... easier to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should be checked regularly ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... 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 ...equipment in good shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of streaking or missing areas ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...Wet brakes can cause accidents. They won't work as well in a quick stop and may cause ...large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning is... through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ..., and raindrops "dimple" the water's surface, there could be hydroplaning. Hydroplaning usually happens at higher speeds. There just isn't a hard and fast rule about hydroplaning. The best advice is to slow down when it is raining. Driving ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... cities. You'll save time and energy. See the next part, "Freeway Driving." D Try to use the freeways that rim and ... both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    .... Try to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance over your shoulder ... lane unless you want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use .... If you miss your exit, do not, under any circumstances, stop and back ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...re ready. Try to be well rested. If you must start when you're not fresh -- such as after a day's work -- don't plan to make too many miles that first part of the journey. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you can easily drive in. Is your vehicle...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...: Hill and Mountain Roads D Make sure your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. D Keep your eyes moving. Scan the road ahead and to the sides. Check ... is different from driving in flat or rolling terrain. D If you get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service 4-39
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    .... CAUTION: Coasting downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have to do all the work of slowing down. They could ... all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. D Know how to go down ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Winter Driving Here are some tips for winter driving: D Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. D You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your vehicle. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ..."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...should turn the system off if your vehicle ever gets stuck in sand, mud, ice or snow. See "Rocking Your Vehicle" ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... the surface under the tires even more. Your anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle's stability when you make a hard stop on a slippery road. Even though you have an anti-lock braking system, you'll want to begin stopping sooner than you would on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    .... This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and .... You can't see it or smell it, so you might not know it is in your vehicle. Clear away snow from ... the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. 4-44
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel really uncomfortable from the cold. But do it as little as possible. Preserve the fuel as long as you can. To help keep warm, you can get out of the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... Towing When towing your vehicle, turn the ignition off. To prevent your battery from draining while towing, remove the Ignition A and the Ignition B fuses from the engine compartment fuse block.... the propeller shaft removed following the applicable service manual removal/installation procedure. Dust...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... towed is firmly attached to the towing vehicle. 6. Turn the ignition off. This unlocks the steering column and reduces battery drain as long as the Ignition A and Ignition B fuses are removed. Unlocking the steering ... brake is firmly set before you shift the transfer case into NEUTRAL. CAUTION:...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    Loading Your Vehicle The Certification/Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). To find out the actual loads on your front and rear axles, you need to go to a weigh station and weigh your vehicle. Your dealer can help you ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...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 ...€ in the Index. NOTICE: Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because of overloading. If you put ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    .... For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well -- or even at all. You and your passengers could...and result in costly repairs not covered by your warranty. To pull a trailer correctly, follow the advice in this part, and see your dealer for important information about towing ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... equipment, and it has to be used properly. That's the reason for this part. In it are many time-tested, important trailering tips and ... and don't make starts at full throttle. This helps your engine and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads. a lower gear) when towing a trailer...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... be? It depends on how you plan to use your rig. For example, speed, altitude, road grades, outside temperature and how much your vehicle is ... any passengers, cargo, equipment and conversion. The GCWR for your vehicle should not be exceeded. You can ask your dealer for our trailering information or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... size. This equipment is very important for proper vehicle loading and good handling when you're driving. D Will you have to make any holes in the ... be 10 percent to 15 percent of the total loaded trailer weight (B). Do not exceed the maximum allowable tongue weight for your vehicle. After you've...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer ... hydraulic brake system only if: D The trailer parts can withstand 3,000 psi (20 ... cylinder. Otherwise, both braking systems won't work well. You could even lose ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... exhaust system inspected for leaks, and make necessary repairs before starting on your trip. ... know your rig. Acquaint yourself with the feel of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer.... brake controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working. This lets you check your electrical ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... you can return to your lane. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then, to move the trailer to the left, just move that 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. 4-56
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... seeing your signal when they are not. It's important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still working. Driving On Grades Reduce speed and shift to a lower gear before you start down a long or steep downgrade. If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...: 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.... will be free to roll, even if your shift lever is in PARK (P). So, be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL. See "Four-Wheel ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... these sections before you start your trip. Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight. D start your engine, D shift into a gear, and D release the parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake pedal. 3. Drive slowly until the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...Yellow: Left Stop/Turn Signal Dark Green: Right Stop/Turn Signal Brown: Running Lamps White: Ground Light Green: Back-up Lamps Red:... Brakes If you need to tow a light-duty trailer with a standard four-way ... trailer brake controller. These wires are located inside the vehicle on driver's side under ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Section 5 Problems on the Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-8 5-9 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating 5-11 5-17 5-18 5-18 5-32 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...The button for the hazard warning flashers is located on top of the steering column. The hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key ... others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    .... The ACDelcoR battery in your vehicle has a built-in hydrometer. Do not charge, test or jump start the battery if the hydrometer looks clear or light yellow. Replace the battery when there is a clear or light yellow hydrometer and a...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...€™t be covered by your warranty. 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories... save your radio! 4. Open both hoods and locate the batteries. Find the positive... vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or a manual transmission...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...help immediately. CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your ... Negative (-) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (-) terminal if the vehicle has... would damage the battery and maybe other parts too. And don't connect the negative (-)...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...€™t go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to the remote negative (-) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. The remote negative (-) terminal on your vehicle is located on the front engine lift bracket and is marked “GND.” 5-6
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...to the remote negative (-) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service. NOTICE: Damage to your vehicle may result from electrical shorting if...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    .... Towing Your Vehicle Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (-) Terminal B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and ... or Remote Positive (+) Terminal Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your vehicle towed. See "Roadside ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... can burn you badly, even if you just open the hood. Stay away from the engine if you see or ... there is no sign of steam or coolant before you open the hood. If you keep driving when your engine... coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. 5-9
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get... engine speed is about twice as fast as normal idle speed for at least three minutes while you're parked....highest fan speed and open the window as necessary. 3. If you're in a traffic jam, shift to ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    .... If it isn't, you may have a leak in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator,... radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Don't touch .... Don't run the engine if there is a leak. If you run the engine, it could... you could be burned. Get any leak fixed before you drive the vehicle...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... warranty. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't.... If there seems to be no leak, start the engine again. See if the engine cooling fan speed increases when idle speed is doubled by pushing the accelerator pedal down. If it...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture.... be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. When ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... out and burn you badly. They are 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    How to Add Coolant to the Radiator 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap. Remove the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise about...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ..."Engine Coolant" in the Index for more information about the proper coolant mixture. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 5-16
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...normal and should not be mistaken as the transmission slipping or making extra shifts. It is merely the cooling ... down when additional cooling is not required and the clutch disengages. 6. Start the engine and ... reaches the base of the filler neck. 8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    .... Gently 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. Changing a Flat Tire If a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. The jacking equipment you will need is stored under .... See "Rear Seats" in the Index for more information on accessing the jacking equipment under the rear seat. 5-19
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...using include the wheel wrench (A), tire blocks (B), extension (socket end) (C), handle (jack end) (D), and jack (E). The following instructions explain how to remove the ... stowage position under the vehicle while the vehicle is supported by a jack. Always tighten the tire fully against...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... under the vehicle. If the spare tire does not lower to the ground, the secondary latch is engaged causing...NOTICE: To help avoid vehicle damage, do not drive the vehicle before the cable is properly ... Tire and Installing the Spare Tire" later in this section to continue changing the flat tire. 5-21
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... your vehicle. For the secondary latch to work, the spare tire must be stored with the valve stem pointing up. See "Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools" in the Index for instructions on .... Failure to read and follow the instructions could damage the hoist assembly and you and others ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... the jack. If the spare tire does not slide off the jack completely, make sure no one ... of you as you pull the jack out from under the spare. 6. Attach the jack handle, extension and the ... the front of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack under the center of the spare tire. 7. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    10. Disconnect the jack handle from the jack and carefully remove the jack. Use one hand ...flat tire using the hoist assembly until it has been repaired or replaced. To continue changing the flat tire... If the spare tire is hanging from the cable, insert the jack handle, extension and wheel wrench into...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 1. Using the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 2. Turn the jack adjusting knob clockwise by hand to raise the jack lift head. 3. Place the handle, extension and wheel wrench onto the jack. 5-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    Front A. Frame B. Jack C. Handle Rear D. Extension E. Wheel Wrench 5-26
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... fall. To help avoid personal injury and vehicle damage, be sure to fit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising the vehicle. 5. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack handle clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... sure the rounded end is toward the wheel. CAUTION: Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places where the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts.... (140 N·m). 11. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack handle counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. 12. Use the wrench to tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... road tire is stored with its valve stem pointing up. CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury....If the tire is stored with its valve stem pointing downward, its secondary latch won't work properly, and the spare...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...Hoist Shaft C. Extension D. Retainer E. Spare or Flat Tire (Valve Stem Pointed Up) 4. Raise the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle..... 1. Put the tire on the ground at the rear of the vehicle, with the valve stem pointed up and to the rear. 2. Pull the retainer through the wheel. 3. Put...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    Return the jack, wheel wrench and wheel blocks to the proper location under the rear ... others could be injured. And, the transmission or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause ...km/h) as shown on the speedometer. A. Handle B. Wheel Wrench C. Extension D. Wheel Blocks and Jack 5-32
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    NOTICE: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your vehicle as well as the tires. If you spin the wheels too ... as little as possible. Release the accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. By slowly spinning your wheels in the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... straight out. Never pull on the hooks at a sideways angle. The hooks could break off and you or others could be injured from the chain or cable snapping back. NOTICE: Never use the recovery hooks to tow the vehicle. Your vehicle could be damaged and it would not be covered by warranty. 5-34
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... 6-50 6-54 6-55 6-55 6-56 6-63 6-63 6-63 Battery Bulb Replacement Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Tires ... Materials Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label Electrical System Replacement Bulbs Capacities and Specifications Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts 6- 6-1
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...your service needs. You’ll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope youମ. GM. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Doing Your Own Service Work If you... a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work you perform...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...sure you have sufficient knowledge, experience, the proper replacement parts and tools before you attempt ...easily confused. If you use the wrong fasteners, parts can later break or fall off. You... drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...), it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California emissions standards, your vehicle will operate ... that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered by your warranty. Canada Only 6-4
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...forming, allowing your emission control system to work properly. You should not have to add anything to your fuel...€™t use fuel containing methanol. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage plastic and rubber parts. That damage wouldn’t be covered under your warranty. Fuels in...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Filling Your Tank CAUTION: Gasoline vapor is highly flammable. It burns violently, and ...hang the fuel cap by the tether using the hook located on the inside of the filler door. To remove the fuel ..., it will spring back to the right. The fuel cap is located behind a hinged door on the driver's side ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    CAUTION: If you get gasoline on yourself and then something ignites it, you could be badly burned. Gasoline can spray out on ...you get the wrong type, it may not fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See "Malfunction...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the gasoline vapor. You can be badly burned and your vehicle ...pumping gasoline. Checking Things Under the Hood CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Hood Release 1. To open the hood, first pull the handle located inside the vehicle on the lower driver's side of the instrument panel. 2. Then go to ... its retainer and put the hood prop into the slot in the hood. There may be a lamp that comes on when you open the hood. 6-9
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood you'll see the following: 6-10
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... an accurate reading, the oil must be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow ring located in the engine compartment toward the passenger's side of the vehicle. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    .... If you don't, the oil dipstick might not show the actual level. Pull out the .... But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For crankcase ... "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Be sure to fill it enough to put the level ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... oil has been certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Do not use any oil which does not carry this starburst symbol. If you change your own oil, be sure you use oil that ... of the oil container. If you have your oil changed for you, be sure the oil put into your engine is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... a computer that lets you know when to change your engine oil. This is not based on mileage, but on ... (whichever occurs first) without an oil change. t easier cold starting and better protection for your ...000 miles (5 000 km) or sooner. Remember to reset the CHANGE ENG OIL light whenever the oil is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    How to Reset the CHANGE ENG OIL Light To reset the CHANGE ENG OIL light, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition key to RUN with the engine off. 2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE ENG...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...air filter is dirty and needs to be serviced. The indicator is located on the engine air cleaner/filter ...more information on engine air cleaner/filter location. The service window (A) with the percentage scale shows ... window (A) and service window (B) turn orange, replace the engine air cleaner/filter...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... Services" in the Index to determine when to check the indicator. To replace the engine air cleaner/filter, do ... engine air cleaner/filter and replace it with a new one. 3. Reinstall the cover. CAUTION.... Don't drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... 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...much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid could cause the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...place the shift lever D With your foot on the brake pedal, move the shift lever through each gear range, pausing for about three seconds in each range. Then, position the shift lever in PARK (P). D Let the engine run at idle for three minutes or more. 6-19
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ..., follow these steps: Locate the handle with the transmission and lock symbols for the automatic transmission ... Overview" in the Index for more information on location. 1. Flip the handle up and then pull ... in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. How to Add Fluid ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... to Check." D When the correct fluid level is obtained, push the dipstick back in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. Rear Axle When to Check Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ..., you'll need to add some lubricant. Add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. Use care not to overtighten the plug. What to Use Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" in the Index. How to Check Lubricant If the level is below the bottom of the filler plug hole, you may need ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating" in the Index. A 50/... (129_C). Protect against rust and corrosion. Help keep the proper engine temperature. Let the warning lights and gages work as they should. 6-24
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ..., drinkable water and one-half DEX-COOLR coolant which won't damage aluminum parts. If you use this coolant mixture, you don't need to add anything else...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...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Checking Coolant The engine coolant recovery tank is in the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. Adding Coolant If you need more coolant, add the proper DEX-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    .... See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for information on location. CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. Occasionally...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ...the cap and wipe the dipstick with a clean rag. Replace the cap and completely tighten it. Then remove... cause leaks and damage hoses and seals. When to Check Power Steering Fluid It is not necessary... noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...€ in the Index for reservoir location. NOTICE: D When using concentrated washer fluid, D follow the manufacturer’s instructions for adding water. Don’t ... to freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water doesn’t clean as well as washer fluid. Fill ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ...system fixed, since a leak means that sooner or later your brakes won't work well,... (or remove) brake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. CAUTION.... See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for the location of the reservoir. There are only two reasons...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... have your brake system checked to see if there is a leak. After work is done on the brake hydraulic system, make sure the ...the wrong kind of fluid in your brake system, your brakes may not work well, or they may not even work at all. This could cause a crash. Always use the proper brake fluid. 6-31
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    NOTICE: D Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they'll have to be replaced. Don't let someone put in the wrong kind of fluid...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... put in -- be sure you get new approved GM replacement parts. If you don't, your brakes may no longer work properly. For example, ...ve come to expect can change in many other ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. Brake Pedal Travel See your dealer if the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... time for a new battery, get one that has the replacement number shown on the original battery's label. We... Wash hands after handling. Vehicle Storage If you're not going to drive your... you aren't careful. See "Jump Starting" in the Index for tips on working around a battery without getting...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Bulb Replacement For the type of bulbs, see "Replacement Bulbs" in the Index. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer... Push the new bulb into the socket until it clicks. 8. Reinstall the socket and screws. 3. Pull the assembly away from the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...Check" in the Index for more information. See "Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts" in the Index for the proper type of replacement blade. 1. To remove the old wiper blades, lift the wiper arm until it locks ... Hook 2. Press down on the blade assembly pivot locking tab. Pull down on the blade...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... has two notches at one end that are locked by the bottom claws of the blade assembly. At the notched end, pull the insert ... 6. Put the blade assembly pivot in the wiper arm hook. Pull up until the pivot locking tab locks in the hook slot. 7. Carefully lower the wiper arm and blade assembly onto the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement See "Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement" in this section for instructions on how to change the backglass wiper blade. The backglass wiper blade will not lock in a vertical position like the windshield wiper blade, so care should be used when ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... you can get the following: D Unusual wear D Bad handling D Rough ride D Needless damage from road hazards ... caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and moisture. NOTICE...much heat D Tire overloading D Bad wear D Bad handling D Bad fuel economy NOTICE: (Continued) 6-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    Tire Inspection and Rotation Tires should be rotated every 6,000 to 8,000 miles (10 000 to 13 000 km). Any time you notice unusual wear, rotate your tires as soon as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. See "When It's Time for New Tires" and "Wheel ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... New Tires CAUTION: Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel ... get all the rust or dirt off. See "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index. One way ... puncture, cut or other damage that can't be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage. 6-41
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... proper endurance, handling, speed rating, traction, ride and other things during normal service on ... be followed by an "MS" (for mud and snow). If you ever replace your tires with those not having a TPC Spec number,... and bias-belted tires), the vehicle may not handle properly, and you could have ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these ... from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics ...ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...on a smooth road, your wheels may need to be rebalanced. Wheel Replacement Replace any wheel that is bent, cracked, or badly rusted or...If wheel nuts keep coming loose, the wheel, wheel bolts and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, replace it (except some aluminum wheels, which can...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... bolts or wheel nuts, replace them only with new GM original equipment parts. This way, ... also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, ... and chassis. See "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index for more information. Used Replacement Wheels ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... you strike a match or get them on a hot part of the vehicle. Some are dangerous if you ... sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when... cause damage to the brakes, suspension or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire chains could ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will... Laundry Soap Bleach Reducing Agents D D D D Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Clean up stains as soon... excess stain. Use a clean cloth or sponge, and change to a clean area often. A soft brush may be...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains caused by such things as catsup, coffee (black), ... water. 2. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor lingers after ... polish on leather. immediately. If dirt is allowed to work into the finish, it can harm the leather....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. See "Appearance Care and Materials" in the Index. Cleaning Interior Plastic Components Use only a mild soap and water ... element may be damaged. Any temporary license should not be attached across the defogger grid. Care of ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ..., Backglass and Wiper Blades If the windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer, or...the wiper blades and clean them as necessary; replace blades that look worn. Cleaning the Outside of... cleaning agents should be flushed promptly and not allowed to dry on the surface, or they could stain...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... 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." NOTICE: Machine compounding or aggressive polishing on a basecoat/clearcoat paint finish may dull the finish or leave swirl ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... is damaged and requires sheet metal repair or replacement, 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...be repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in ...on the underbody. If these are not removed, accelerated corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials 6-54
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on the inside of the glove box. It's very helpful if you ever need to order parts. On this label is: This is the legal identifier for your vehicle. It ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... on and off. If this happens, have your headlamp wiring checked right away. NOTICE: ... cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and ... heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If the band is broken or melted, replace the fuse. Be sure you replace a bad fuse...cigarette lighter -- and use its fuse, if it is the correct amperage. Replace it as soon as you can. Engine Compartment Fuse Block The fuse block is located under the hood ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    6-58
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... Module B Fog Lamps ST/LP Cigarette Lighter COILS RIDE TBD -- Ignition 1 Mini Fuses 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26...Brake Cooling Fan Horn Ignition E ETC Instrument Panel Cluster, Driver Information Center Automatic Shift Lock Control System ENG 1 Back-Up Powertrain Control ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... 39 40 41 42 43 44 Solid State Relays 45 46 Usage Trailer Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) Ignition A Blower Motor Ignition B Usage Blank Rear Window Washer Fog Lamps Horn Fuel Pump Windshield Wipers/Washer High-Beam Headlamp Air Conditioning Usage Cooling Fan HDM Mini Relay 47 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    Fuse 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Usage Right Door Control Module Left Door Control Module LGM 2 TBC 3 Rear Fog Lamps LGM/DSM TBC 2 Power Seats Blank DDM AMP PDM Rear Climate Controls Left Rear Parking Lamps Auxiliary Power 2 VEH CHMSL 6-61
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... 27 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Usage Right Rear Parking Lamps LOCKS Blank Sunroof LOCK Blank UNLOCK Blank Blank OH Battery/OnStarR System Rainsense Wipers Parking Lamps...TBC 4 Radio TR PARK Right Turn Signal HVAC Rear Fog Lamps Auxiliary Power 1 Ignition 0 Four-Wheel Drive Blank TBC IG Brakes TBC RUN 6-62
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    Replacement Bulbs Lamps Number Tail and Stoplamps ...3157 Rear Turn Signal Lamps ...3157 For any bulb not listed here contact your ...050 inches (1.25 mm) Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Engine Oil Filter ...PF59* ...* Automatic Transmission Filter Kit ...GM Part No. 24200796 Spark Plugs ...41-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ..., dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-5 7-15 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Scheduled Maintenance Part B: Owner Checks and Services 7-20 7-22 7-25 Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants Part ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... the Environment Proper vehicle maintenance not only helps to keep your vehicle in good working condition, but ... 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... service department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks ...service department or another qualified service center should perform. "Part D: Recommended Fluids and ...used whether you do the work yourself or have it done. "Part E: Maintenance Record" is a place ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ..., 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 ... listed in Part D. Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all necessary repairs done before you or anyone ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ...€™s useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded. + A ... brakes is during tire rotation. See “Brake System Inspection” under “Periodic Maintenance Inspections” in Part C of this schedule. 7-5
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... and filter every 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or sooner if the CHANGE ENG OIL light appears. Remember to reset the Oil Life System when the oil and filter have been changed. See "Oil Life System" in the Index for information on resetting. An Emission Control Service. t 7-6
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    Scheduled Maintenance 7-7
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    Scheduled Maintenance 7-8
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    ...Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and ...Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and ... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) DATE ACTUAL .... Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter at ... miles (166 000 km). j Automatic Transfer Case Only: Change transfer case fluid. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 52,500 Miles (87 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and ... engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.... constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index for ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    Scheduled Maintenance 100,000 Miles (166 000 km) j Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. j Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly driven DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: under one or more of these conditions: - In heavy city...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ...B: Owner Checks and Services Listed in this part are owner checks and services which should be ..., make sure they are the proper ones, as shown in Part D. Check the engine coolant level and add... Check At Each Fuel Fill It is important for you or a service station attendant to perform these underhood ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... and anchorages are working properly. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you ...Have any torn or frayed safety belts replaced. Also look for any opened or broken air bag coverings, and have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.) ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ...a Year Key Lock Cylinders Service Lubricate the key lock cylinders with the lubricant specified in Part D. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all hood latch assembly, secondary..., fuel door hinge, cargo door hinge, locks and folding seat hardware. Part D tells you what to use....
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    Starter Switch Check Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check CAUTION: When you are doing this check, the vehicle could ... to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try to start the engine in each gear. The starter should work only in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). If...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition key to LOCK in each shift lever position. Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facing downhill. Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Listed in this part are inspections and services which should be performed at least twice ... Inspect the body near the exhaust system. Look for broken, damaged, missing or out-of-position parts as well as open seams, holes, loose connections or other conditions...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... add lubricant when necessary. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. ...lines and hoses for proper hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. Inspect disc brake ... rotors for surface condition. Inspect other brake parts, including calipers, parking brake, etc. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...Lubricants Fluids and lubricants identified below by name, part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer.... Brake Cable Guides FLUID/LUBRICANT Delco Supreme 11R Brake Fluid (GM Part No....brake fluid). GM OptikleenR Washer Solvent (GM Part No. 1051515) or equivalent. Chassis Lubricant (...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    .../LUBRICANT Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). Chassis Lubricant (... Joint FLUID/LUBRICANT Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. 12377985 or equivalent) or lubricant meeting ... Pawl LubriplateR Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 12346293 or equivalent) or lubricant meeting ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). USAGE Outer Tailgate Handle Pivot Points and Hinges Weatherstrip... Squeaks FLUID/LUBRICANT Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-26
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    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-27
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    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-28
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    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-29
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    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-30
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... Customer 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 how to report any safety defects. 8-2 8-4 8-4 8-5 8-6 8-8 Customer Satisfaction Procedure Customer Assistance for Text Telephone...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ...your vehicle will be resolved by your dealer's sales or service departments. Sometimes, however, despite the best... occur. If your concern has not been resolved to your satisfaction, the following... has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... case will generally be heard within 40 days. If you do not agree with the decision given in your case, you may reject it and ... of the instrument panel and visible through the windshield.) D Dealership name and location D Vehicle delivery date and present mileage When contacting Chevrolet, please ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ...other factors. General Motors reserves the right to change eligibility limitations and/or discontinue its participation ... Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 ... (TTY) Users To assist customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired and who use ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... aftermarket driver or passenger adaptive equipment you may require for your vehicle (hand controls, wheelchair/scooter lifts, etc.). All Overseas Locations Please contact the local General Motors Business Unit. Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U.S. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ... roadside assistance with minor mechanical problems. If your problem cannot be resolved over ... costs. Roadside offers two levels of service to the customer, Basic Care and Courtesy... of the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 2002 Chevrolet, membership in Roadside Assistance is free...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ...) Courtesy Care is available to retail and retail lease customers operating 2002 and newer Chevrolet vehicles for a period of 3 years/36,000 ... by the Bumper-to-Bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty to eligible purchasers of 2002 Chevrolet passenger cars and light duty trucks. (Please see your selling ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ... Vehicle color Vehicle location Telephone number where you can be reached Vehicle mileage Description of problem Canadian Roadside ... immediately, keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, please call your dealership, let them ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... you simply drop the vehicle off for service, you are urged to do so as early in the work day as possible to allow ...during the Bumper-to-Bumper warranty coverage period, but it is not part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. A separate booklet entitled "Warranty and Owner Assistance Information"...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please .... General Motors reserves the right to unilaterally modify, change or discontinue Courtesy Transportation at any time ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... 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 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263-7854 (French). Or, write: General ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ... (address below.) CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 2002 CHEVROLET SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, ... unit repair service procedures, adjustments and specifications for the 2002 GM transmissions, transaxles and transfer cases. RETAIL ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... order. VEHICLE MODEL NAME YEAR 2002 2002 2002 2002 QTY. PRICE EACH* $...O PUBLICATION FORM NUMBER ITEM DESCRIPTION Service Manual Car & Light Truck Transmission Unit Repair Owner’s Manual In Portfolio Owner’s ... Helm, Inc. (USA funds only — do not send cash.) TOTAL MATERIAL Michigan Purchasersମ.



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