2002 Chevrolet Venture Owner's Manual

2002 Chevrolet Venture Manual

2002 Chevrolet Venture manual table of contents:

  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    2002 Chevrolet Venture Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number 10315370 A First Edition ECopyright General Motors Corporation 06/22/01 All Rights Reserved i
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ..., the GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name VENTURE are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the... de ce guide en français chez votre concessionaire ou au: Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If... learn about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and words ...a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell you about...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... information relating to a specific component, control, message, gage or indicator. If you need help figuring out a specific name of a component, gage or indicator reference the following topics in the Index: ... help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE...
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    These are some examples of vehicle symbols you may find on your vehicle: v
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    ... Seat Passengers Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Center Passenger ...(Bucket Seat) Children Built-in Child Restraint (Option) Restraint Systems for Children Older Children Safety Belt Extender Checking Your Restraint Systems Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ..., fold and unfold them. Driver's Four-Way Manual Seat (If Equipped) Use the lever located on the front left side of the seat to adjust...seat forward or rearward. Pull up the lever to unlock the seat. Driver's Two-Way Manual Seat Use the lever located on the front left side of the seat to adjust ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    To raise the seat, pull up on the lever located on the front right side of the seat. Manual Front Passenger Seat To move the seat, pull up the lever located on the front of the seat to unlock it. To lower the seat, push the lever down. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...) If your vehicle has this option, the six-way power seat control is located on the outboard side of the driver's seat. Reclining Front Seatbacks All front seats ...seatback, pull up on the lever located on the outboard sides of both the driver's and the front passenger's seats. It ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... belts can't do their job when you're reclined like this. The shoulder belt can't do its job because it won't be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In a crash the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... straps, in the correct order, you can easily remove the seats from your vehicle. When you put ...sure to follow the label on the back of the seat for proper location. Second Row Safety Belt Stowage ... the belt after it is disconnected from the mini-buckle. When removing the second row split bench seat,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... on the nylon strap on the rear of the seat or lifting up on the lever located on the front of the seatback. If the seat adjusts forward, slide it ... rear set of hooks from the floor pins by pulling the nylon strap located at the base of the seat; hang on to the strap as the seat folds forward. The ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... recline the seatbacks. To fold the seatback forward, pull this nylon strap located on the rear of the seat. The seatback will lock into place. To raise a ... to an upright position, pull on the nylon strap without putting any pressure on the seatback. Push and pull on the seatback to be sure it is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... forward, lift up on the recliner lever located on the front of the seatback. The seatback will lock into... the recliner lever without putting any pressure on the seatback. Push and pull on the seatback... it is locked into place. One is located below the center, in the front of each section of the split...
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    The other lever is located on the rear of the seat. Removing the Split Bench Seat Make sure the ... side attachment for the safety belt. This mini-buckle is located on the right side of the seat. 2. Push the red ... small pointed object -- like a key or a pen -- to remove the seat belt, if needed. Lift ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...pull the nylon strap at the center of the base of the seat to release the rear latches from the floor pins. Do not let go of the strap until the seat is folded all the way forward. 6. To unlatch the front latches, squeeze the angled bar toward the straight crossbar. 7. Remove the seat by rocking it...
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    Replacing the Split Bench Sections CAUTION: CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could ... seats have seat position labels, located on the back of each seat, showing where the seat ... that diagram. The seat must be placed in the proper location for the legs to attach correctly. CAUTION: A seat ...
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    ... 2. Make sure the bench seat is angled so that the front hooks clear the floor pins. If the front legs are not attached correctly, the rear legs will not attach to the rear set of floor... the angled bar toward the solid crossbar while placing the front hooks of the bench seat onto the front...
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    ... ready for use when a passenger uses the seat. If the front latches are not attaching correctly, check ... full rear position. The buckle reattaches by pushing the latch into the buckle until the red center ... folded down or reclined. The seats can also be adjusted forward or rearward and removed. 1-14
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...raising the seatback until it locks upright. To fold the seatback forward, lift up on this lever located on the front of the seatback. CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... on each seat to adjust the seat forward or rearward. The other lever is located on the rear of the bucket seat. Lift up either lever and slide the ... the lever. Push and pull on the seat to make sure that it is locked into place. One is located below the center, in front of the bucket seats. 1-16
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    .... 3. From behind the seat, pull the nylon strap, located at the base of the seat, to release the rear latches from the floor pins. You can also lift the lever on the side of the seat to release the rear latches from the floor pins. Do not let go of the strap or the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. 4. To unlatch the front latches, with the seat folded forward, squeeze the angled bar toward the straight crossbar. 5. Remove the seat by rocking it slightly forward, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...bucket seats have seat position labels, located on the back of the seat, showing where the seat must ...Follow that diagram. The seat must be placed in the proper location for the legs to attach correctly. Make sure ...Make sure the bucket seat is angled so that the front hooks clear the floor pins. If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... back of the seat and raise the seatback until it locks upright. 6. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure that it is locked in place. If the front latches are not attaching correctly, check that the seat is in the full rear position. 1-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Captain's Chairs (If Equipped) If your vehicle has the captain's chairs, the seatbacks can be folded forward or reclined and the seats can be removed. Folding or Reclining the Seatbacks CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    To recline the seatback, lift up on the recliner lever, located on the outboard side of the seat. Use the recliner lever ...are two adjustment levers on each seat. One is located below the center, in front of the seat. The other is located across the rear of the seat. Lift up either lever to slide the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Removing the Captain's Chairs 1. Pull the nylon strap behind the chair to release the rear hooks from the floor pins. 2. The seat can then be lifted off the front floor pins and removed from the vehicle. 1-23
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Replacing the Captain’s Chairs CAUTION: CAUTION: If the seatback isn’t locked, it could move...€™s chairs have seat position labels, located on the back of the seat, showing where the seat must... that diagram. The seat must be placed in the proper location for the legs to attach correctly. Make sure...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    1. Hook the front latches over the front floor pins. 2. Push the rear of the seat down to lock the rear latches onto the rear set of floor pins. 3. Push and pull on the seat to be sure it is properly attached. 1-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    Stowable Seat (Option) The optional stowable seat is a full bench seat and comes with the convenience center. ... the Index for more information. The stowable seat can be removed and replaced, or with the seatback folded, it can lie flush with the convenience center. Folding the Seatback To fold down ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... If the seatback is down, put the seatback in its upright position before removing the seat. See "Folding the Seatback" previously. D From the rear...pull up on the lever to release the seatback, then pull the strap, located on the right side of the seat, to pull the seatback up. The seatback has...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...the base of the seat to release the latches from the floor pins. 5. While holding onto the crossbar at the bottom of the seat, remove the seat by rocking ...the vehicle and then pulling it out. This should be done in one motion. Replacing the Stowable Seat CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... stowable seat has seat position labels, located on the back of the seat, showing where the seat must go...third row. The seat must be placed in the proper location for the legs to attach correctly. Make sure ...row. To do this, the seat will need to be angled so the front hooks clear the floor pins. If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system. CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See "Safety Belt Reminder Light" in the Index. Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. In most states and Canadian provinces, the law says to wear safety belts. Here's why: They work...
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    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-32
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    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... or the instrument panel ... 1-33
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...for smaller children and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those rules for everyone's protection. First, you'll want to know which restraint systems your vehicle has. We'll start with the driver position. 1-35
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see "Seats" in the Index. 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very quickly. If...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    4. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end of this section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ..., push down on the button and move the height adjuster to the desired position. You can move the adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After you move the adjuster to where you want it, try to move it down without pushing the button down to make sure it has locked into position. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...their job and comply with federal regulations. Right Front Passenger Position To learn how to wear the right front ..., see "Driver Position" earlier in this section. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way ... happens, just let the belt go back all the way and start again. 1-45
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... Air bags are designed to work with safety belts but don't replace them. Frontal air bags for the driver and right front passenger are designed to ...far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Front occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door....
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    ...provide. 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... for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" in the Index for...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    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. The driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...and don't attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other air bag covering. Don't let seat covers block the inflation path of a side impact air bag. The right front passenger's side impact air bag is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. 1-49
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...an air bag inflate? The driver's and right front passenger's frontal air bags are designed to ... frontal impacts, full deployment occurs. If the front of your vehicle goes straight into a... threshold level will be higher. The driver's and right front passenger's frontal air bags are not designed...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... and side impact air bags, the sensing system triggers a release of gas from the inflator, which inflates the air bag. The inflator, air bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel, instrument panel and the side of the front seatbacks closest to the door....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... bag module -- the steering wheel hub for the driver's air bag, the instrument panel for the right front ... could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone ...do so. If you have breathing problems but can't get out of the vehicle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...€™t be there to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. sensor, which helps the sensing system distinguish between...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...in several places around your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag systems. To purchase a service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Safety Belt Pretensioners Your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions Lap-Shoulder Belt The positions next to the windows have lap-shoulder belts. Here's how to wear one properly. 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... if the belt stops before it reaches the buckle, tilt the latch plate and keep pulling until you can ... does, let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see.... Third Row Outside Passenger Position Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. 3. To make the lap ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    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. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...small adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck... seats in the second row, there is one guide for each outside passenger position. If... and use the safety belt: 1. Remove the guide from its storage pocket on the side of the seatback. 1-58...
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    2. 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 guide must be on top of the belt. 1-59
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... Outside Passenger Positions" earlier in this section. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guides. Slide the guide into the storage pocket. 1-60
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. When you sit in the center position of the bench seat, you have a lap safety belt, which has no retractor. To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. 1-61
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...safety belt which has a retractor. 1. Pick up the latch plate and, in a single motion, pull the ...across you. Don't let it get twisted. 2. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. ... reaches the buckle, let it go back all the way and start again. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Children Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian ...
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    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. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    CAUTION: Children who are up against, or very close to, any air bag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed. Air bags plus lap-shoulder belts offer outstanding protection for adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for ... special needs. CAUTION: Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because a ...
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    ... the child's abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force on a body area that's unprotected by any bony structure. This alone could cause serious or fatal injuries. Young children always should be secured in appropriate child restraints. Built-in Child Restraint (Option) Bucket Seat 1-67
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... has a built-in child restraint must be located in your vehicle, see "Removable Rear Bucket Seats" in the Index. If your vehicle has this option in a 60/...-facing restraint gives the infant's head, neck and body the support they would need in a crash. See "Child Restraints" ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Q: A: What if the top of my child's shoulders is above the shoulder belt slots for the five-point child restraint harness system? A child whose shoulders are above the shoulder belt slots for the five-point child restraint harness system shouldn't use this child restraint. Instead, the child ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    Securing a Child in the Built-In Child Restraint 1. Raise the head restraint until the lower edge of the head restraint is even with the top of the seatback. 2. Rotate the head restraint rearward until it touches the top of the seatback. Make sure there is no gap between the lower edge of the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    3. Lower the child restraint cushion. You'll be using the child restraint's harness (A) to secure your child. Don't use the vehicle's safety belts. 1-71
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...-in child restraint should sit on the vehicle's regular seat and use the vehicle's adult safety belts. WARNING! FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER'S INSTRUCTIONS ON THE USE OF THIS CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM CAN RESULT IN YOUR CHILD STRIKING THE VEHICLE'S INTERIOR DURING A SUDDEN STOP OR CRASH. ...
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    ... of the harness. Place the harness over the child's shoulder. 7. Push the latch plate (B) into the buckle until it clicks. Be sure the buckle... the latch plates. If you can't secure a latch plate, see your dealer for service before using the child restraint. 8. Place the other side of the harness ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    CAUTION: An unfastened shoulder harness clip won't help keep the harness in place on the child's shoulders. If the harness isn't on the child's shoulders, it won't be able to restrain the child's upper body in a sudden stop or crash. The child could be seriously injured. Make sure the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    12. Pull the shoulder harness adjustment strap (C) firmly until the harness is snugly adjusted around the child. You should not be able to put more than two fingers between the harness and the child's chest. Make sure the harness and buckle strap are not twisted. 13. Adjust the position of the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Removing the Child from the Built-In Child Restraint 2. Unlatch the harness by pushing the button on the buckle. 1. Unfasten the shoulder harness clip. 3. Move ...€™s shoulder. 4. Move the other side of the harness off the child’s shoulder. 5. Remove the child from the child restraint cushion. 1-76
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... before using the vehicle's lap-shoulder belt. 2. Fold the child restraint cushion and leg rest up into the seatback. 3. Press the child restraint cushion firmly into the seatback. 1. Move both latch plates and both sides of the shoulder harness clip to the bottom of the harness straps. 1-77
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ..., your built-in child restraint needs to be periodically checked and may need to have parts replaced after a crash. See "Checking Your Restraint Systems" and "Replacing Seat and Restraint System Parts After a Crash" in the Index. 1-78
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors, therefore, recommends ...always to be anchored. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If yours... be seriously injured or killed if the right front passenger's air bag inflates. This is because...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...of the following anchor points. Be sure to use an anchor point located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child .... Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Second Row Third Row An anchor bar for a top strap is located at the rear of the seat cushion for each second and third row outboard seating position, and for the center position of the second row. 1-84
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) Your vehicle has ... you in locating the lower anchors for this child restraint system, each seating position with the LATCH ...Seat) The anchor bar for the stowable bench seat is located on the passenger's side of the crossbar. Use the center...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... 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 safety belts to secure a child restraint. 1-86
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... 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-facing... the child restraint instructions. 5. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... If your child restraint is equipped with the LATCH system, see "Lower Anchorages and... restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child... restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch plate...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Third Row Outside Passenger Position In the third row, tilt the latch plate to adjust the belt if needed. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint. 3. Buckle the belt. Make sure the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 6. 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...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... Row Bench Seat) You'll be using the lap belt. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when ... seat. 3. Run the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 1-91
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 6. 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. It will be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1-92
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. 2. Pull the lap belt all the way out without...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 6. 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...
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    Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position CAUTION: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously injured or killed if the front passenger's air bag inflates. This is because the ... can secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat. Your vehicle has a...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag, ...or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind the child restraint...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 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...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Older Children Q: A: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the hips, just ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors and anchorages are working... periodically make sure the harness straps, latch plates, buckle, clip, child head.... If a belt is torn or frayed, get a new one right away. If your... covers, and have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system does not...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... frontal air bags inflate, you'll also need to replace the driver's and right front passenger's safety belt buckle assembly. Be sure to...mean you will need to have safety belt, built-in child restraint, LATCH system or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be necessary even ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... Sliding Door (Option) Liftgate Theft Content Theft-Deterrent (Option) PASS-KeyR III New Vehicle "Break-In" Ignition Positions Starting Your Engine Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped) Automatic Transaxle Operation Parking Brake Shifting Into ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. Manual Windows Use the manual crank to open and close the front windows. 2-2
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    Power Windows (Option) If your vehicle has power windows, the switches on the driver's door armrest control the front windows when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY or when Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is active. See "Retained Accessory ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... and closing the power rear quarter windows. To close, pull the center of the latch forward and then close the latch. Press... can be closed fully or partway depending on how long the switch is pressed. The ignition must be in RUN, ACCESSORY or retained accessory power (RAP) must be active, to use the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    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. 2-5
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    This key can be used for the ignition as well as all door locks, the liftgate lock and the storage compartments. Any new PASS-Key III key must be programmed before it will start your vehicle. See "PASS-KeyR III" in the Index for more information on programming your new key. NOTICE:...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... use your key or the optional remote keyless entry transmitter. To unlock either front door ...turn it toward the rear of the vehicle. From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To unlock either ... from the inside, pull back on the manual lever. To lock either front door from the inside, push ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... the inside, press the front of the power door lock switch (on either front door) to unlock all doors and the liftgate. If your ... and the liftgate from the inside by pressing the rear of the power lock switch on either front door. If your vehicle has the optional content theft-deterrent system, the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... PARK (P), have that person use the manual lever or the power door lock switch. When the door is closed again,... not lock automatically. Use the manual lever or the power door lock switch to lock the door. ... doors at any time, either manually or using the power door lock switches. Sliding Door Delayed...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...keys in your vehicle. If the driver's door is open while the keys are in the ignition, a chime will sound and you will not be able to use your power door lock switch to lock the vehicle. If you don't leave the keys in the ignition or if you use the manual door lock, you could still lock your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... hold the transmitter higher, and try again. necessary. See the instructions that follow. qualified technician for service. D Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may be D Check to determine if battery replacement is D If you're still having trouble, see your dealer or a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...entry transmitter to unlock your vehicle or to operate the optional power sliding door(s), the parking lamps ...and Lighting Choices" in the Index. Panic Alarm (Option) When you press the panic button with the horn ...later in this section. If your vehicle has the optional dual power sliding doors, your...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... transmitter only when the power sliding door override switch(es) on the overhead console is turned off. ... Sliding Door" later in this section. If the vehicle's fuel filler door is opened, the driver's side ... Do not try to force the door. Once the fuel filler door is closed, the driver's side ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... won't work at the normal range in any location. If you have to get close ... works, it's probably time to change the battery. Replacing the Battery in the Remote Transmitter NOTICE:...use the metal flanges to "pop out" the battery. 3. Replace the battery. 4. Reassemble the transmitter. Make sure...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Switchbanks There are two sets of switchbanks located in the front of the vehicle. The switches will vary with the options that are on your vehicle. It is useful to become familiar with them since they are used frequently while operating the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    .... If your vehicle does not have some of the options controlled by these switches, there will be a blank switch in its place. For more information, see each of these ...be a storage space in this switchbank. The rubber mat can be removed for cleaning. Snap the mat into place after cleaning...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... Lighting Choices Your vehicle's locks and lighting systems can be programmed with several different features. The features you can program depend on the options that came with your vehicle. The following chart shows the features that can be programmed. To determine which features your vehicle is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ..."Content Theft-Deterrent System" in this section. 2. Remove the BCM PRGRM fuse from the instrument panel fuse block, located to the right of the glove box. See "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in the Index. 3. Close the driver's door. 4. Turn the ignition key...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... The automatic door unlock feature is turned off. D Shift out of PARK (P) with the ignition on and the Mode 3: Automatic Unlocking with the Ignition ... door closed; all doors will lock automatically. D Turn off the ignition with the transaxle in PARK (P); all doors will unlock automatically. D Shift...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...available on your vehicle. D Shift into PARK (P) with the ignition on; all doors will unlock automatically. D Shift out of PARK (P) with the ignition on and the driver’s door closed; all doors will lock automatically... (If you leave your key in the ignition with the driver’s door open, you wonମ.
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Mode 3: Last Door Closed Locking Only (If the power door lock switch or the optional remote keyless entry transmitter is used to lock...Programming Mode" listed previously. 2. Press UNLOCK on the power door lock switch. 3. Count the number of chimes you hear. The number of ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...to program your vehicle to a different mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for "Entering Programming Mode" listed previously. 2. Press ... mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...to program your vehicle to a different mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for "Entering Programming Mode" listed previously. 2. Press ... mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...to program your vehicle to a different mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for "Entering Programming Mode" listed previously. 2. Turn the... set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... key or remote keyless entry transmitter. The key must be removed from the ignition when you lock the doors or the content theft-deterrent ... either power door lock switch while any door or the liftgate is open and the key is removed from the ignition. your key or remote keyless entry transmitter and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...to program your vehicle to a different mode, do the following: 1. Follow the instructions for "Entering Programming Mode" listed previously. 2. Insert ... mode, you can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...the key from ACCESSORY to OFF and put the BCM PRGRM fuse back into the instrument panel fuse block. After programming a feature, you can exit the programming mode at anytime. Also...Just close the driver's side sliding door. Then when the fuel filler door is closed, the driver's side sliding ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Sliding Door Lock CAUTION: If your vehicle is facing downward on a steep grade (15 percent or more), the door may not stay open and could slam shut, possibly injuring someone. To make sure the door does not slam shut, be sure to hold it open until everyone is clear of the door, and only then allow...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... Door (Option) With this option, you can open and close the sliding door(s) using the switches inside... power sliding door override switch with the symbol. If you have the optional dual power ... either sliding door from inside the vehicle by moving the manual lever down. Unlock it by moving the lever up...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    If you have the optional power sliding door, this switch is located in the overhead console.... If you have the optional dual sliding doors, the left switch is for the driver's side... sliding doors. D when using the switch in front of the driver's or D when using the optional remote keyless NOTICE...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... sliding door(s), press and release one of the following power door switches. This switch is located in front of the driver's or the passenger's side sliding door. This switch(es) is located in the overhead console switchbank. The power sliding door override switch(es)...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...close the driver's side sliding door. Then when the fuel filler door is closed, the driver's side... to open the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is turned off, pull the inside.... To open the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is on, pull the inside or outside handle...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    .... If you want to close the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is turned off, pull the inside or outside handle ... The door will close completely and latch for you. To close the power sliding door(s) when the override switch(es) is turned on, pull the inside or outside handle and slide ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... the security lock by pressing either power door switch when the power sliding door override ... is off. When the override switch(es) is turned on, the power sliding door(s) cannot be opened from the inside ..., open the sliding door. Use the security lock label on the edge of the door as a guide. 2-34
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... at all because of the following conditions: 4. Remove fuse 29 from the underhood fuse block. Leave it out for 30... 5. Reinstall the fuse and wait 10 seconds. 6. Turn the power sliding door override switch on....panel PWR/HEATED SEAT PSD fuse or an underhood fuse 5, 27 or 29 is removed or blown. See "...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... outside, turn the key in the cylinder clockwise or use the optional remote keyless entry. To lock the liftgate using ... key counterclockwise. Open the liftgate using the handle located above the license plate. Once slightly ... liftgate open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas can come into your vehicle. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ..., you'll hear a chime reminding you to remove your key from the ignition and take it with you. Always do... Your steering wheel will be locked, and so will your ignition and transaxle. Also remember to lock the doors... Put your valuables in a storage area, like your glove box. D If your vehicle has a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...or a key), breaks a window, tries to damage the vehicle or turns the ignition to ON. The horn will sound and the parking lamps will flash for ...the doors while any door or the liftgate is open and the key is removed from the ignition. If you would like to turn on power door lock switch arming, see "...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter Your alarm system will arm when you use your remote keyless entry transmitter to lock the doors, if the key is not in the ignition. The security light will turn on to let you know the system is arming. After all doors and the liftgate are closed and locked, the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... for more information. See your dealer or qualified technician for service. PASS-KeyR III Your vehicle is equipped with ...to arm or disarm the system. It works when you insert or remove the key from the ignition. Your PASS-Key III system operates on a radio frequency subject to Federal Communications...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... also want to check the instrument panel PASS KEY fuse. If the engine still does not start with ... a locksmith who can service the PASS-Key III to have a new key made. See "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in ... who can service PASS-Key III to get a new key blank that is cut exactly as the ignition key ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...€™s key. Then continue with Step 4. To program the new key: 1. Verify the new key has PK3 stamped on it. 2. Insert the ignition key in the ignition and start the engine. If the engine will not start see your dealer for service. 3. After the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...km). Don't make full-throttle starts. D Avoid making hard stops for the first 200 ...Towing a Trailer" in the Index for more information. Ignition Positions With the key in the ignition, you can turn ... operate your electrical accessories. Press in the ignition switch as you turn the top of the key ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... 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. C (OFF... This position starts the engine. When the engine starts, release the key. The ignition switch will return to RUN for normal driving. If the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... the transaxle. Shift to PARK (P) only when your vehicle is stopped. 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn your ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed will go down as your engine warms up. 2-45
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...properly. In very cold weather, 0_F (-18_C) or colder, the engine coolant heater can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, the coolant heater should be plugged in a minimum of four hours prior to...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Plug it into a normal, grounded 110-volt AC outlet. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other things. Instead of trying to list everything here, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... positions for your shift lever. PARK (P): This gear position locks your front wheels. It's the best position to use when you start your engine because ... your regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. As you step on the brake pedal, while ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    REVERSE (R): Use this gear to back up. CAUTION: NOTICE: Shifting to REVERSE (R) while your vehicle is moving forward could damage your transaxle. Shift to REVERSE (R) only after your vehicle is stopped. To rock your vehicle back and forth to get out of snow, ice or sand without damaging your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...for normal driving, but it offers more power and lower fuel economy than AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D). Here are some times ... down to the next gear and have more power. NOTICE: If your vehicle seems to start up rather slowly, or if it seems not to shift gears as you go faster, something may be wrong with ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...This position gives you more power, but lower fuel economy. You can use SECOND (2) on ... your vehicle seems to start up rather slowly, or if it seems not to shift gears as you go faster, something may be wrong ...damaged. So, if this happens, have your vehicle serviced right away. Until then, you can use...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...into first gear until the vehicle is going slow enough. Parking Brake The parking brake is located on the driver's side under the instrument panel. NOTICE: If your front wheels ...parking brake pedal with your left foot. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... brake cable, you will need to apply about the same amount of pressure to the parking brake pedal as you did when you set the parking brake.) When you remove your foot from the parking brake pedal, it ... your rear brakes to overheat. You may have to replace them, and you could also damage ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    2. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) like this: D Move the lever up as far as it will go. D Pull the lever toward you. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is in PARK (P). 2-54
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... before you release the parking brake. If torque lock does occur, you may need to have another vehicle push yours a little uphill to take some of the pressure from the parking pawl in the transaxle, so you can pull the shift lever out of PARK (P). CAUTION: It can be dangerous to leave your vehicle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... brakes before you can shift from PARK (P), when the ignition is in RUN. As you step on the brake pedal, ... can't shift out of PARK (P), try this: 1. Turn the ignition key to OFF. 2. Apply and hold the ... Step 4. 3. Shift to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the engine and then shift to the drive gear you want. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you can't see or smell. It can ... that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Don't park over papers, leaves, dry grass or other things that can ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... you're pulling a trailer, see "Towing a Trailer" in the Index. CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into... vehicle. See the earlier Caution under "Engine Exhaust." Also, idling in a closed-in place can let deadly carbon monoxide (CO) ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... The lever that allows you to tilt the steering wheel is located on the left side of the steering column. To tilt the wheel... the following: D D D D D D Turn and Lane-Change Signals Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer Flash-to-Pass Feature Windshield Wipers Windshield Washer Cruise Control (Option) 2-59
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... see your turn signal. If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help avoid an accident. If the arrows don't go ... signal a turn, check for burned-out bulbs and check the fuse. See "Bulb Replacement" and "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in the Index. If you have a trailer towing option with added ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...wiping at high speed. Your fog lamps will turn off when you switch to high beams. Using your high beams in fog is not recommended. Flash-to-Pass Feature When the headlamps are off, pull the lever toward you to momentarily switch on the high beams (to signal that you are going to pass). When you...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...you had selected earlier. Rear Window Washer/ Wiper (If Equipped) The rear window wiper switch is located in the instrument panel switchbank. CAUTION: In ... blocking your vision. Press the wiper symbol on the bottom of the switch to turn on the intermittent wiper. To turn off the wiper...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    To wash the rear window when the rear wiper is already on, press on the top of the switch with the wash symbol on it. Press in the bottom of the switch to continue the intermittent wiper cycle after the washing cycle is completed. CAUTION: D Cruise control can be dangerous ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... Control CAUTION: If you leave your cruise control switch on when you're not using cruise, you might hit...be startled and even lose control. Keep the cruise control switch off until you want to use cruise control. 1. Move the cruise control switch to ON. 2. Get up to the speed you want. 3. Press in...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... more, you can move the cruise control switch from ON to R/A (resume/accelerate) briefly. You'll go... you want to go faster, don't hold the switch at R/A. Increasing Speed While Using Cruise ... now cruise at the higher speed. D Move the cruise switch from ON to R/A. Hold it there until you get up...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...of cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and don't use cruise control on steep .... D Step lightly on the brake pedal, or D move the cruise switch to OFF. Erasing Cruise Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, your cruise control set speed memory is...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... the exterior lamps. (Off/Auto): Turning the control to this setting will activate the automatic headlamps when it is dark enough outside and turn off all the lamps and ... on Reminder If the driver's door is opened and you turn the ignition to OFF or LOCK while leaving the lamps on, you will hear a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...conditions are met: To idle your vehicle with the DRL and automatic headlamps off, set the parking brake while the ignition is in OFF or LOCK. Then start the vehicle. The DRL and automatic headlamps will stay off until you release the parking brake....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...you unlock your door using your key or the optional remote keyless entry transmitter and the ignition is in LOCK or OFF. After 40 seconds have passed, the interior...the reading lamps, visor vanity lamps (if equipped) and glove box lamp. This feature allows you to have the lamps...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ..., the interior lamps will come on for about 25 seconds whenever you remove the key from the ignition. If you turn the ignition key to... "Multifunction Alarm Locks and Lighting Choices" in the Index. D Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY, D lock all doors using the optional remote keyless entry ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Front Reading Lamps Rear Reading Lamps There are two reading lamps in the third row headliner, above the outboard seating positions. ...lamp lens. The rear reading lamps will not turn on if the interior lamps override switch is on. See "Interior Lamps Override Switch" in the Index. There are two ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... dome lamp is located in the center of your vehicle and has two buttons to manually turn on ... you leave any interior lamps on while the ignition is in LOCK or OFF, they will automatically turn ... Lamps Override Switch" in the Index. D Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY, D turn the interior lamps ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... fold almost flush with the vehicle. This feature is particularly useful in automatic car washes. Your mirrors have a blue tint to reduce glare while driving at night. Power Remote Control Rearview Mirrors The control, located on the driver's door, operates both outside rearview mirrors. 2-73
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... the rear window defogger. See "Rear Window Defogger" in the Index. Storage Compartments CAUTION: A convex mirror can make things (like other vehicles) ... over your shoulder before changing lanes. Your vehicle's large carrying capacity can store many items. If you have the extended wheelbase ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...a glove box below the instrument panel. To open the glove box, lift the latch release. Use the key to lock ... to prevent the door from lowering too far. Open the glove box until the door is partway open, then ... down if you need it fully open. To close the glove box, the door must be pressed up past the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Overhead Console (Option) Garage Door Opener Compartment You can store your garage door opener in the... operate it from this position. To install your garage door opener, follow these instructions: 1. Open the compartment by pressing the latch forward. 2. Peel the protective backing from the hook and...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... CDs or cassettes. Slide the tray back into the storage bin before closing the bin door. The tray can also be placed in the glove box for locked storage if desired. 5. Add one peg at a time until your garage door opener operates with the compartment door ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Removing and Replacing the Tray To remove the tray, slide it almost all the way out. Don't...let the tray lock over the plastic tabs at the end of the guide rails (A). Lift the tray out ...place. To reinstall the tray, line up the guides on the bottom of the tray with the guide rails in the storage bin...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Front Seat Storage Bin The storage bin is located under the manual front passenger's seat. To open the bin, lift the handle and slide the drawer ...following: Cupholders There are cupholders located below the instrument panel switchbank. The cupholders have removeable liners for larger...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... in place. (The side of the convenience net closest to the front of the vehicle is higher than the side closest to the liftgate.) The convenience net has a maximum capacity of 100 lbs. (45 kg). It is not .... Store the net in the pouch behind either front seat or in one of the side convenience nets. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... smaller items (about 8 lbs. (4 kg)) than the large convenience net. Front Seat Storage Net Attach the loops to the posts on the ...their life and retain their elasticity. There is a storage net that stretches between the front seats. Pull the hooks toward the passenger's seat and insert them into...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Convenience Center (Option) Removing the Convenience Center 1. Make sure that all items are off of the convenience...provides extra storage space for the rear of the vehicle. To open the convenience center, pull up on the door latch located in the front. The convenience center cover has two automatic ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...center and the stowable seat both have a maximum weight capacity of 400 lbs. (181.6 kg). 4. Put the tray sill, located on the back of the convenience... into the seat anchors. 6. Press down on the front of the convenience center so the center locates on the sill mounting bracket. 7. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Luggage Carrier (Option) CAUTION: If you try to carry something on top of your vehicle that is longer or wider than the luggage ... longer or wider than the luggage carrier on top of your vehicle. If you have the optional luggage carrier, you can load things on top of your vehicle. The luggage ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    Don't exceed the maximum vehicle capacity when loading your vehicle. For more information on vehicle capacity and loading, see "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index. To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you're driving, check now and then to make sure the luggage carrier and cargo are still ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    .... Use the tie-down loops on the slider to help secure large loads. Sun Visors To block out glare, you can swing down the visors. You can also remove them from the center mount and swing them to the side. Visor Vanity Mirrors Pull down the sun visor. Flip up the cover to expose the vanity mirror. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...remove the cover, pull the tab on the cover and pull it off. The air inflator kit is stored in the glove box. It includes a 20-foot (6 m) hose with an air pressure gage and nozzle adapters. CAUTION: Inflating something too much can make it explode, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... the hose to the outlet. 6. Press the ON switch. If the air inflator system does not turn on, the fuse may be blown or installed incorrectly.... 2. Put the protective cap back on. 3. Place the inflator kit tools in the pouch, and store in the glove box. To put the cover back on, line up the tabs at the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... may not be compatible with the accessory power outlet and could result in blown vehicle or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem see your dealer for additional information on accessory power outlets. The rear accessory power outlet is located ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. OnStarR System (If... is a vehicle communications system that offers a variety of services and provides a one-touch hands... and an additional fee may be required. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Emergency Button: In an emergency situation, press the emergency service button. Upon receiving the call, an advisor at the center will locate your vehicle and ... OnStar Personal Calling and Virtual Advisor services. See the OnStar owner package for more information. Volume ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... vehicle stolen. The system can then attempt to locate and track your vehicle and ... charge. D Roadside Assistance with Location: For vehicle breakdowns, press the OnStar Services button. An advisor will contact the appropriate help. D Vehicle Locator Service: To contact the center, call 1-888-4-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...you want to go. In addition, they can help you locate gas stations, rest areas, ATMs, hospitals, hotels, stores, eateries and more. the event ... or at all. D Ride Assist: An advisor can locate transportation in D Concierge Services: The concierge advisor can OnStar System Limitations ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    HomeLinkR Transmitter (Option) This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two ... of the device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. Programming the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... Continue to hold both buttons until the indicator light on HomeLink begins to flash rapidly (this may take up to 90 seconds). If you have trouble programming HomeLink, make sure that you have followed the directions exactly as described and that the battery in the hand-held transmitter is not weak...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... or Smart button, refer to your garage door opener owner's manual or contact the manufacturer of HomeLink at 1-800-355-3515, or on the... 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-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Canadian Programming Canadian Owners: During programming, the hand-held transmitter may automatically stop transmitting after two seconds. In this case, you should press and hold the HomeLink button (see Steps 2 and 3 under "Programming the HomeLink Transmitter") while you press and re-press (...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System 2-98
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...Vents I. Exterior Lamps Control J. Hood Release K. Horn L. Ignition Switch M. Climate Controls N. Rear Fan Controls (Option) O. Cupholder Tray P. Accessory Power Outlet Q. Storage Bin R. Instrument Panel Switchbank S. Glove Box T. Front Vents U. Instrument Panel Fuse Block 2-99
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, how much fuel you're using, and many other things you'll need to drive safely and economically. The indicator warning lights and gages are explained on the following pages. United States version shown, Canada similar 2-100
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...designated by the letter A or B in the display window) as well as your vehicle's Engine Oil Life (designated by the word ... the odometer, the trip odometers and engine oil life by quickly pressing and releasing ... sequence: Odometer - Trip Odometer A - Trip Odometer B - Engine Oil Life. If the engine ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... odometer(s) to the number of miles (kilometers) driven since the ignition was last turned on. This can be used if ...display the number of miles (kilometers) driven since the ignition was last turned on and you began ...miles (kilometers) you drove during the last ignition cycle.) Once you begin driving,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...and stays on when you are driving, or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you... get to know your warning lights and gages. They're a big help. Your ... center that works along with the warning lights and gages. See "Message Center" in the Index. Safety ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag sensor, the air bag modules, the wiring and ... bag readiness light should flash for a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If the light doesn't come on then...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Brake System Warning Light When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on when you set ... is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. Your vehicle's hydraulic brake system is ... light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to RUN. If it doesn't come on ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... than normal after you've started your engine, turn the ignition off. Or, if the light comes on..., stop as soon as possible and turn the ignition off. Then start the engine again to reset the ... warn you if there is a problem. Traction Control System Warning Light (Option) United States Canada The...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...If there's a brake system problem that is specifically Engine Coolant Temperature Gage related to traction ... control system is affected by an engine-related problem, the system will turn off and the warning... on, your vehicle needs service. United States Canada This gage shows the engine coolant...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... or CHECK ENGINE light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the ...: Your vehicle is equipped with a computer which monitors operation of the fuel, ignition and emission control systems. If you keep driving your vehicle with this ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ..., transaxle, exhaust, intake or fuel system of your vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other ...€™s emission controls and may cause the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light ... come on, as a check to show you it is working, when the ignition is on and the engine is not running. If ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... trips should turn the light off. Are you low on fuel? As your engine starts to run out of fuel...you use. It will require at least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. If none ...equipment and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. 2-110
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... readiness, see your dealer or qualified service center to prepare the vehicle for inspection. Fuel Gage United States Canada When the indicator nears empty, you ... in this section. Your fuel gage tells you about how much fuel you have left when the ignition is on. 2-...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... such as the radio and air conditioner. D At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads full. D It takes ... The gage pointer may move while cornering, braking D The gage may not indicate empty when the ignition Message Center The message center is located in the instrument panel ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... Warning Message (Option) The message may appear for the following reasons: D If there's a brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control, the traction control ..., there may be a problem with your traction control system. Your vehicle may need service. When ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    Traction Active Message (Option) Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Message United States Canada United States Canada If your vehicle ... too hot. If this message comes on, it means that your engine coolant has overheated. If you have been operating your vehicle under normal driving conditions, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...the oil pressure is low. If you do, your engine can become so hot that ... message. Your oil pressure message lets you know when you may have a problem with your engine oil pressure. When the engine is running and this... There may also be another problem causing low oil pressure. NOTICE: Damage to your ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...engine is low on oil. You need to check the oil level right away. Have your vehicle serviced immediately. If the change engine oil message comes on and stays on after you have started the engine, have the oil changed. For additional information, see "Engine Oil, When...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... the transaxle out of PARK (P) and accelerate before the power sliding door latches closed, the door may reverse to the open position. A child or others could ... drive away. This message will come on if the power sliding door is not completely closed and the ignition is turned to RUN or START. 2-117
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... States Canada United States Canada This message will come on when the ignition is turned to RUN or START and the driver's or passenger's door is ...if a sliding door is not in the fully latched position. This message will come on when the ignition is turned to RUN or START and the rear hatch ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    .... See "PASS-Key III" in the Index for more information. If your fuel is low, the warning message will come on and stay on until you ... still on after adding fuel, you need to reset the warning message. To reset the warning message, turn the ignition off then back on. If the message stays on, see ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... (If Equipped) Driver Information Center (DIC) (Option) United States Canada You will receive this ... system will be disabled until the compact spare tire is replaced by a full-size tire. If the warning ... warning message. To reset the warning message, turn the ignition off and then back on again. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... give false readings. If this occurs, the compass variance must be set. Turn the ignition on and cycle the DIC to the Compass/Temperature mode. Press both the E/M ..., as shown on the map, is showing. Press the MODE button to set the new variance zone and resume normal operation. The display will show ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... calibration symbol will turn off and the compass reading will be displayed. Manual Compass Calibration If the compass appears erratic and the ... does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode. Turn the ignition on and cycle the DIC to the Compass/Temperature mode. Press ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... on briefly. A reset can only be done in AVG ECON, FUEL USED and AVG SPEED displays. AVG ECON, FUEL USED ... independently. Only the mode that is displayed will be reset. The rear PARK AID switch is located in the overhead console switchbank. Rear Parking Assist (Option) Rear parking assist can help ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... the System Works If the rear park aid disable switch is not on, the rear parking assist turns on automatically when... parking assist system is not functioning properly, the display will flash red, indicating that there is a problem, unless the disable switch is on. The light will also flash red when ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...Climate Control (Vehicles without the Entertainment System) (Option) Rear Climate Control (Vehicles with the Entertainment ... (RDS) (If Equipped) Entertainment System (Option) Rear Seat Audio (Vehicles without... Seat Audio (Vehicles with the Entertainment System) (Option) Theft-Deterrent Feature Non-RDS...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...): This setting brings in most of the air through the floor ducts. This setting is also used to send air to the rear of the vehicle. Keep the area under the front seats free of objects that could obstruct airflow to the rear of the vehicle. Fan Knob The left knob is the fan knob and is used to ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... vehicle's windows when the weather is cold and damp. To clear the fog, switch the HVAC system to either the defog or defrost mode and increase the fan ... the blue area. Adjust the mode knob to direct the air to the desired location. This setting should not be used for long periods of time because ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... designed to help fuel economy while it maintains the desired cooling level. The air conditioner removes moisture...water dripping from under your vehicle's engine compartment when it is idling or after it has been turned ...more quickly. If you have the optional engine coolant heater and use it during ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... vehicle is equipped with side window defogger vents located on the top of the instrument panel. For additional side ... is cold and damp. To clear the fog, switch the HVAC system to either the defog or defrost ... turn the defogger off by turning off the ignition or by pressing the button again. Do not ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...would obstruct airflow to the rear of the vehicle. The rear fan control is located below the climate control system, in the switchbank. Turn the... the rear of the vehicle. The temperature of the air will be the same as the air in the front of the vehicle. The rear fan control in the instrument panel ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...Seats" in the Index. The rear climate control knobs are located in the panel above the driver's seat. Turn ...section. The mode you choose will regulate both the front and rear climate control systems....instrument panel console, between and under the front seats, free of objects that could obstruct ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... Climate Control (Vehicles with the Entertainment System) (Option) To send conditioned air to the rear of the vehicle,... button is pressed. If you have the optional rear entertainment system, the rear seat ... of air directed to the rear of the vehicle using the front fan knob. When it's cold outside...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...Rear Seats" in the Index. The vent behind the left rear seat is the cold air return vent. Be sure to keep it free of obstructions. Keep the area around the base of the center instrument panel console, between and under the front seats, free of objects that could obstruct airflow to the rear. 3-9
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    Ventilation System Your vehicle's flow-through ventilation system supplies outside air into the vehicle when it is moving. Outside air will also enter the vehicle when the fan is running. Your vehicle has air outlets that allow you to adjust the direction and amount of airflow inside the vehicle....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... any other obstruction (such as leaves). This will allow the heater and defroster to work much better, ... play your audio system even after the ignition is turned off. See "Retained Accessory ... minute appears. The clock may be set with the ignition on or off. D In cold weather, operating the system ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... button until the correct minute appears. The clock may be set with the ignition on or off. To set the clock to the time of an FM station broadcasting Radio ... this knob will display the station being played or it will display the clock. Clock display is available with the ignition turned off. 3-12
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    Finding a Station AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display shows your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to choose radio stations. SEEK SEEK : Press the right or left arrow to seek to the next or previous station and stay there. The radio will seek to stations with a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... display. Then press and hold the up arrow to move the sound to the front speakers or the down arrow to move the sound to the rear speakers. F and a number will appear on the display when the sound is balanced toward the front speakers. R and a number will appear on the display when the sound is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... factory. If CAL appears on the display it means that your radio has not been configured properly for your vehicle and must be returned to the dealership for service. AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player with Radio Data System (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped) Playing the Radio PWR (...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... If you don't want to use automatic volume, select OFF. DISP (Display): Press this knob when the ignition is off to display the clock. Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display shows your selection. next or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... pop, rock and classical stations. Each time you press the AUTO TONE button, this feature will switch to one of these program types. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, push and release the AUDIO knob until the display goes blank. 3-17
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... left speakers. To adjust the fade, push and release the AUDIO knob until FADE appears on the display. Turn the knob clockwise to move the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. To adjust the balance and fade to the middle position, push the AUDIO ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    .... BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. Press and...OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ignition off and then on again, the alternate frequency feature will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (Information): If the current... not. The traffic symbol will flash on the display when seeking for a station that supports traffic interrupt. When the traffic interrupt feature is on, TRAF...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...properly for the vehicle. You must return to the dealership for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCKR system ... up. You must return to the dealership for service. If any error occurs repeatedly ...If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press DISP or EJT...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... or previous track. Press the right arrow to go to the start of the next track. If either of the arrows is ...is not playing. 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. A SEEK ": Press the left arrow ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    Compact Disc Messages If the disc comes out, it could be for one of the following reasons: D If you're driving on a very rough road. When the road becomes smooth the disc should play. normal, the disc should play. AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Radio Data System (...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... (Display): Pressing this knob will display the clock. Clock display is available with the ignition turned on or off. Press this knob to display an RDS station frequency ...program type when the radio is on. Finding a Station BAND: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    .../western, jazz, talk, pop, rock and classical stations. Each time 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, push and release the AUDIO knob until MANUAL is displayed. 3-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... counterclockwise to move the sound to the left speakers. To adjust the fade between the front and rear speakers, push and release the AUDIO knob ... FADE appears on the display. Turn the knob clockwise to move the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    .... BAND (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. Press and...OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ignition off and then on again, the alternate frequency feature will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (Information): If the current... not. The traffic symbol will flash on the display when seeking for a station that supports traffic interrupt. When the traffic interrupt feature is on, TRAF...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on, but the radio is off, the tape can be inserted... tape may not be in squarely. Press EJT to remove the tape and start over. While the tape is ...is playing. If you want to insert a tape when the ignition is off, first press EJT or DISP. If...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    1 PREV (Previous): Press this pushbutton to go to the previous selection on the tape if the selection has been playing for less than three seconds. If this pushbutton is pressed and the current selection has been playing for more than 13 seconds, it will go to the beginning of the current selection...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... tape when listening to the radio. Press TAPE CD to switch between the tape and compact disc if... future listening. EJT (Eject): Press this button, located to the right of the cassette tape slot, to stop a... and the player can't turn the tape hubs. Remove the tape. Hold the tape with the open end down...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... up. The player will pull it in and the disc should begin playing. The display will show the CD symbol. If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press DISP or EJT. If an error appears on the display, see "Compact Disc Messages" later in this section. 1 PREV (Previous): ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    .... EJT (Eject): Press this button, located to the right of the CD slot, to eject a CD. 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 If the disc comes out, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... at any speed. The volume level should always sound the same to you as you drive. If you don't want to use automatic volume, select OFF. RCL (Recall): Push this knob to display the station being played or to display the clock. Pushing this knob with the ignition off will display the clock. 3-34
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Finding a Station AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display shows your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. SEEK : Press the right or left arrow to go to the next or previous station and stay there. The sound will mute while seeking. SCAN : Press ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... appear on the display and AUTO EQ will switch to one of the preset program types. To return to the manual mode (CUSTOM), press the AUTO EQ button until CUSTOM appears on the display. Then you will be able to manually adjust the bass, midrange and treble using the AUDIO knob....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    Using RDS Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS mode gives you many useful new features. With RDS, the radio can do the following: Finding a PTY Station P-TYPE (Program Type): This button is used to turn on and off Program Type (PTY) selections. PTY and the light next to...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    AM FM (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. Press and ...OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ignition off and then on again, the alternate frequency feature will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...insert one disc, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and release the LOAD side of the LOAD CD button. 3. Wait for the light, located to the right of the slot, to turn green. 4. Load ...insert multiple discs, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and hold the LOAD side...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... disc loaded will begin to play automatically. As each new track starts to play, the track number will appear on ... CD, first press the CD AUX button to start playing a CD. Then press the numbered pushbutton ... a disc after you have tried to push it in manually. The receivers 25-second eject timer will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Once the player stops and the disc is ejected, remove the disc. After removing the disc, press the PWR knob off and then on again. This will...section. SEEK : 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... the SONG LIST button to turn it off. 3. Select the desired disc by pressing the numbered pushbutton and then use the SEEK SCAN right arrow button to locate the track that you want to save. The track will begin to play. 4. Press and hold the SONG LIST button for two or more seconds to save the track...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... contains saved tracks from that disc, those tracks are automatically deleted from the song list. Any tracks saved to the song list again are added to the bottom of the list. To end song list mode, press the SONG LIST button. One beep will be heard and S-LIST will be removed from the display. 3-43
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... be due to one of the following reasons: Entertainment System (Option) Your vehicle may have an optional Digital Video Disc (DVD) entertainment system. The entertainment system works with the vehicle's... an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 3-44...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...the volume control located on the right side. To use the headphones turn the switch located on the left side to ON. An indicator light located on the ..., the batteries may need to be replaced. See "Battery Replacement" later in this section for more information. Switch the headphones to OFF when ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...: 1. Slide open the battery door located on the left side of the headphones. 2. Remove the batteries from the compartment. 3. Replace the two AAA batteries. Make...insert the DVD into the DVD player. The system will automatically switch to DVD and start to play. To return to the auxiliary device, just ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    Video Screen The video screen is located in the overhead console. To use the video screen, do the following: 1. Push forward on the release button and the screen will fold down. 2. Pull the screen toward you and adjust its position as desired. When the video screen is not in use, push it up into ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    DVD Player The DVD player works while the ignition is in RUN or ACCESSORY and while RAP is ... device or to turn the system off. The DVD player is located in the front floor console. The DVD player can be... more information. (Play/Pause): Press this button to start play. Press while playing to pause. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... loading the disc and the player will automatically start. If a disc is already in the player, press ... not begin playing refer to the on-screen instructions. Stopping and Resuming Playback To stop ... the disc has been ejected, the player will start playing at the beginning of the disc. Ejecting a Disc...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Remote Control Buttons Volume : Press the up or down arrow to increase or decrease volume. Fwd/ Rev (Fast Forward/Reverse): Press the right arrow button to fast forward the disc. Press the left arrow button for reverse. The right or left arrow buttons will fast forward or reverse DVDs in small ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...change the batteries, do the following: 1. Slide open the battery door located on the back of the remote control. 2. Remove the batteries from the compartment. 3. Replace the two AAA batteries. Make sure that they are installed correctly. If the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ..., rear seat passengers may listen to a cassette tape or CD through the two sets of headphones, (provided in the glove box), while the driver listens to the radio through the front speakers. The rear seat passengers have control of the volume for ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    AM FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. If the front passengers are already listening to AM FM, the RSA controller will not switch between the bands...press this button to select TAPE CD: Press this button to switch between playing a cassette tape or a compact disc when ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... controls always have priority over the RSA controls. If the front seat passengers switch the source for the main radio to a remote ... the video screen. If the front passengers are already listening to the radio, the RSA controller will not switch between the bands and cannot change the frequency. A ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    .... These arrows are inactive if the tape mode on the front radio is in use. While listening to a CD, press...the CD. Press the left arrow to go back to the start of the current track (if more than eight... while scanning. CD TAPE: Press this button to switch between playing a cassette tape, a compact disc...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... a portion of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). If the radio is moved to a different vehicle, it will not operate and LOCKED will be displayed. When the ignition is off and RAP is not active, the blinking red light indicates that THEFTLOCK is armed. With THEFTLOCK activated, your radio will ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    Tips About Your Audio System Hearing damage from loud noise is almost undetectable until it is too late. Your hearing can adapt to higher volumes of sound. Sound that seems normal can be loud and harmful to your hearing. Take precautions by adjusting the volume control on your radio to a safe sound...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... cut tape detection feature on your radio may recognize it as a broken tape. To prevent the cleaning cassette from being ejected, use the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE CD button for five seconds. READY will appear on the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. Cleaning Your DVD Player When cleaning the outside DVD cabinet face and ... by hand. If the mast is badly bent, as it might be by vandals, you should replace it. Check every once in a while to be sure the mast is still tightened to ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...13 4-14 4-15 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Traction Control System (Option) All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System (Option) Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Driving at Night 4-18 4-21 4-22 4-23 4-24 4-24 4-26 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ..., in both city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that ... 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...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    The body takes about an hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden action, as when a child darts into the street? A person ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    Control of a Vehicle You have three systems that make your vehicle go where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the 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 and reaction ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... may not have time to cool between hard stops. Your brakes will wear out much... system that will help prevent a braking skid. When you start your engine, or when you begin to drive away... moves or pulses a little. This is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The ...€™re driving safely. Suddenly, an animal jumps out in front of you. You slam on the brakes and continue braking. ..., your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. 4-8
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    .... If you get too close to the vehicle in front of you, you won't have time to ...some noise, but this is normal. Traction Control System (Option) Your vehicle may have a traction control ... operates only if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are spinning or beginning to lose traction. When...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...United States Canada If this message comes on and stays on or comes on while you are driving, there's a problem with your traction control system. See "Service Traction System Warning Message" in the Index. When this warning message is on, the TRAC ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... without any action required by the driver. If the front drive wheels begin to slip, the rear ... system will shut itself off to protect the system from overheating. When the system cools down, the AWD system ... for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there's no traction, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...out from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking -- if you can stop in ... section. 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...€™clock positions, you can turn it a full 180 degrees very quickly without removing either hand. But you have to act fast, steer quickly, and .... You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... if you're following a larger vehicle. Also, you won't have adequate space if the vehicle ahead suddenly slows or stops. Keep back a reasonable distance. start to accelerate but stay in the right lane and don't get too close. Time your move so you will be increasing speed as the time comes to ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...the way you want the vehicle to go. If you start steering quickly enough, your vehicle may ...out. Always be ready for a second skid if it occurs. D D D start your left lane change signal before ... brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. If you're being passed, make ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear). Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You...than day driving. One reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired -- by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-16
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...invisible. You can be temporarily blinded by approaching headlamps. It can take a second or two, or even ...doesn't lower the high beams, or a vehicle with misaimed headlamps), slow down a little. Avoid staring ... dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should be checked regularly for proper aim...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... 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 ... wise to keep your wiping equipment in good shape and keep your windshield washer tank filled with washer fluid. Replace your windshield wiper inserts when they show signs of ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road. Driving too fast through large water puddles or even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can't, try to slow down before you hit them. 4-19
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...your tires do not have much tread or if the pressure in one or more is low. It can happen if a ... usually happens at higher speeds. There just isn't a hard and fast rule about hydroplaning. The best advice is ... Rainy Weather Tips D Turn on your low-beam headlamps -- not just your parking lamps -- to ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    City Driving One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You'll want to watch out for what the other ...busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move, check both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... should begin to check traffic. Try to determine where you expect to blend with the flow. 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 as often as necessary. Try to blend smoothly with the traffic flow. Once ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    .... Try to be well rested. If you must start when you're not fresh -- such as ... it's ready to go. If it needs service, have it done before starting out. Of course, you'll ...D Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? D Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels? D Lamps: Are they all ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... frequently. Driving on steep hills or mountains is different from driving in flat or rolling terrain. D If you get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap, get some exercise, or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on the highway as an emergency. 4-24
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...more enjoyable. CAUTION: Coasting downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have ... some of the slowing down. Shift to a lower gear when you go down a steep or long ... highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    .... What's the worst time for this? "Wet ice." Very cold snow or ice can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. You can get wet ice when it's about freezing ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    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 dry pavement. See "Anti-Lock" in the Index. If You're Caught in a Blizzard D Allow...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    .... This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you ... faster than just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get ..., and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. If you have ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when ... cold. But do it as little as possible. Preserve the fuel as long as you can. To help keep warm,... do recreational vehicle towing: D What's the towing capacity of the towing vehicle? Be sure you read ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... wheels on the ground. To dolly tow your vehicle, do the following: 1. Put the front wheels on a dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position with a clamping device ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... shows the size of your original tires and the inflation pressures needed to obtain the gross weight capacity of your vehicle. This is called the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel and cargo. 4-32
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    NOTICE: Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because of overloading. If you put things inside your vehicle -- like suitcases, tools, packages or anything else -- they will go as fast as the vehicle goes. If you have to stop or turn quickly, or if there is a crash, they'll ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...you should still not exceed the GVWR or the GAWR. If the engine is running or the ignition key is in ACCESSORY or when retained accessory power (RAP) is active,... continues for an extended period of time, your vehicle needs service. Using heavier suspension components to get added durability might not...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...can tow a trailer. To identify what the vehicle trailering capacity is for your vehicle, you should read ... means changes in handling, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering takes ...parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads. gear) when towing a trailer. Operating your vehicle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... 2,000 lbs. (900 kg) with up to two occupants. If you have the optional trailer towing package, your vehicle can tow up to 2,900 lbs. (1 ... information or advice, or you can write us at: Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, write to: General Motors of ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... your vehicle will be carrying that weight, too. See "Loading Your Vehicle" in the Index for more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you're using a weight-carrying or a weight-distributing hitch, the trailer tongue weight (A) should be 10 percent to 15 percent of the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch ...-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper. D If you'll be pulling a trailer... be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... D Have your exhaust system inspected for leaks, and make necessary repairs before starting on your trip. D Keep the rear-most windows closed. D...not nearly as responsive as your vehicle is by itself. Before you start, check the trailer hitch and platform (and attachments), ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... 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. Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer When you tow a trailer, your vehicle has to have extra wiring. The arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...Grades Reduce speed and shift to a lower gear before you start down a long or steep downgrade....(3) instead of AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D) (or, as you need to, a lower gear). This will minimize heat build-up and extend ...If something goes wrong, your rig could start to move. People can be injured, and both ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... especially important in trailer operation are automatic transaxle fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, belts, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you're trailering, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... 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 5-9 5-9 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating 5-12 5-20 5-21 5-37 5-38 Cooling System If a Tire ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Hazard Warning Flashers Your hazard warning flashers button is located on top of the steering column. Your hazard warning flashers work ... let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. When the hazard warning flashers ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...: Batteries can hurt you. They can be dangerous because: D They contain acid that can burn you. D They contain gas that can explode or ignite. D They contain enough electricity to burn you. If you don't follow these steps exactly, some or all ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... don’t want. You wouldn’t be able to start your vehicle, and the bad grounding ... involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL ...€™t be covered by your warranty. 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    The terminal is located under a tethered cap at the front of the underhood fuse and relay center. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more information on location. CAUTION: Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 5. Check that the jumper cables don't have loose or missing insulation. If they do, you could get a shock. The vehicles could be damaged, too. Before you connect the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... good there, and the chance of sparks getting back to the battery is much less. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 5-7
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... to your vehicle may result from electrical shorting if jumper cables are removed incorrectly. To prevent electrical shorting, take care that the cables don't ... metal. The repairs wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ..., allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss, change the oil and reset the oil life system. See "Engine Oil" in the Index. Engine Overheating You will find an engine coolant ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... Steam Is Coming From Your Engine CAUTION: Steam from an overheated engine can burn you badly, ... If you keep driving when your engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch fire. You ... out of the vehicle until the engine is cool. See "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" in the Index....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... would not be covered by your warranty. See "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" in the Index. ... vehicle until it cools down. Also, see "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" listed previously... warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... away from any underhood electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, don't do anything else until it cools down. The vehicle should be parked on a level surface. A. Radiator Pressure Cap B. Electric Engine Cooling Fans C. Coolant Recovery Tank 5-12
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... needs service. The coolant level should be at or above the FULL COLD mark. If it isn't, you may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. 5-13
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...coolant isn't covered by your warranty. See "Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode" in the Index. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't at or above the FULL COLD mark, add a 50...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and ...hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at or above the FULL COLD mark, start your vehicle. If the overheat warning...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... are under pressure, and if you turn the radiator pressure cap -- even a little -- they can come out at...turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait for the cooling system and the radiator pressure cap to cool if you ever have to turn the pressure cap. 5-16
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... 2. Then keep turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you turn it. 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... engine cools, open the coolant air bleed valves. There are two bleed valves. One is located on the thermostat housing. The other is located on the thermostat .... Otherwise, close the valves after the radiator is filled. 5. Rinse or wipe any spilled coolant from the engine and the compartment. 5-18
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...-COOLR coolant mixture through the filler neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the arrows on the pressure ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...have a "blowout," here are a few tips about what to expect and what to do: If a front tire fails, the flat tire will create a drag that pulls the ... to change a flat tire safely. 9. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 10. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank. 5-20
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). 3. Turn off the engine. To be even more certain the vehicle won't move, you can put blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That would be the tire on the other side of the vehicle, at the opposite end. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... Tools The tools you'll need are located in the storage compartment at the rear of the vehicle, on the passenger's side. To remove the tools, do the following...B. C. D. Jack Strap Bracket Wing Nut E. Jacking Instructions F. Bag and Tools G. Tire Bag and Cable (AWD only) 3. Remove the jack and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ...(B) and folding wrench (C). The compact spare tire is located under the vehicle, ahead of the rear bumper. See "Compact Spare Tire" later in this section for more ... insert the chisel end on an angle through the hole in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. 2. Turn the folding ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...the Spare Tire and Tools" and "Storing the Flat Tire on a Front-Wheel-Drive Vehicle" later in this section. If the compact...is engaged. See "Secondary Latch System" later in this section. To continue changing the flat tire see "Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire" later ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    Removing the Wheel Covers If your vehicle has aluminum wheels, use the handle of the folding wrench to pry the large center cap. Then, with the other end of the folding wrench, loosen ...€ wheel covers, loosen the bolts completely using the folding wrench, and remove the wheel cover. 5-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...Flat or Spare Tire and Tools" in the Index for instruction on storing the spare or flat tire correctly.... the Spare Tire and Tools" in the Index for instructions. To store a flat full-size tire ...Read and follow the instructions listed below. To release the spare tire from the secondary latch, do ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... Place the jack under the vehicle, ahead of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack ... firmly in place, this lets you know that the secondary latch has released. 4. Lower the jack by turning ...a spare or flat tire using the hoist assembly until it has been repaired or replaced. 5-27
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...1. Loosen the wheel nuts -- but do not remove them -- using the folding wrench. (Turn the ... 180 degrees, then flip the handle back to the starting position. This avoids taking the wrench off the... nut and folding wrench. The key is supplied in the front passenger's door pocket. NOTICE: To help avoid...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. 2. Near each wheel, there ... to fit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising the vehicle. NOTICE: Do not ... the rear axle control arms. Only use the areas shown for proper jack location. 5-29
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...wrench clockwise to raise the jack head a few inches. 6. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, ... spare tire to fit under the wheel well. 5. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off ... and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. 7. Install the compact spare tire and put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the nuts toward the wheel. Tighten each nut by hand until the wheel...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... rear of the vehicle until you have the flat tire repaired or replaced. CAUTION: Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel nuts can cause ...to an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhere ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...Tools CAUTION: CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop or collision, ... spare tire is stored with its valve stem pointing upwards, its secondary latch won't work properly, and the spare tire could loosen and...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...down. 2. If the vehicle has aluminum wheels, remove the small center cap by tapping the back of the cap with the extension of the shaft. 3. Slide the cable retainer through the center of the wheel and start ... when you check and maintain tire pressure in the spare. 5. Raise the tire fully against ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... the jack storage area 2. If the vehicle has aluminum wheels, remove the small center cap by tapping the back of the cap with ...bolt-on" wheel covers, be sure to also store the center cap. When you replace the compact spare with a full-size tire, reinstall the bolt-on wheel covers and the center cap...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... through the door striker and the center of the wheel. 7. Make sure the metal tube is centered at the striker. Push the tube towards the front of the vehicle. 8. Close the liftgate and make sure that it is latched. 5-36
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... fully inflated when your vehicle was new, it can lose air after a time. Check the inflation pressure regularly. It should be 60 psi (420 kPa). After installing ..., don't take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught on the rails....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    All-Wheel Drive (Option) If You’re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow In order to free your vehicle when it .... And, the transaxle or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or other damage. When you’re stuck, spin the wheels as little as possible. Donମ.
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...and right. That will clear the area around your front wheels. If your vehicle has ...and forth between REVERSE (R) and a forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. Release ... press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle is in gear. By slowly spinning your wheels in the forward ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...19 6-21 6-26 6-29 6-30 6-31 6-32 Service Fuel Fuels in Foreign Countries Filling Your Tank Filling a Portable Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood Engine Oil Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped) Automatic Transaxle ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... do some of your own service work, you'll want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service your vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Your vehicle has an air bag...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    .... Check with your dealer before adding equipment to the outside of your vehicle. Fuel Gasoline Octane Use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted ... noise when you accelerate or drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is necessary. 6-3
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... standards, your vehicle will operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission .... If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs may not be covered ... the attendant where you buy gasoline whether the fuel contains MMT. General Motors does ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... in another country outside the United States or Canada, the proper fuel may be hard to find. Never use leaded gasoline or any ... be covered by your warranty. To check on fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business in the country where you'll be driving. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    The fuel door is located on the driver's side of the vehicle. When the fuel door is opened on a vehicle with dual sliding doors, the driver's side sliding door will only open partway. While refueling, let the fuel cap hang by the tether as shown. 6-6
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...you open the fuel cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot weather. Open the fuel cap ...indicator lamp (SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light) will come on if the fuel cap ...lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ...CAUTION: Never fill a portable fuel container while it is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the gasoline vapor. You ... can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and push up on the underhood release, located near the center under the grille. 1. Pull the hood release handle, located on the driver's side under the instrument panel. 3. Lift the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... of the hood. Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then follow these steps: 1. Lift the hood to relieve pressure on the hood prop. 2. Remove the hood prop from the slot in the hood. 3. Return the prop to its ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... When you lift the hood, you'll see these items: A. Underhood Fuse Block B. Remote Positive (+) Terminal C. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir D. E. F. G. Radiator Pressure Cap Power Steering Fluid Reservoir Engine Oil Fill Cap Engine Oil Dipstick H. I. J....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... Oil United States Canada The engine oil dipstick is located at the front of the engine compartment, near the center. The ... several minutes to drain back into the oil pan. If you don't, the oil dipstick might not show...good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In order to get an ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ...This part explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see "Capacities and Specifications" in the Index. The engine oil fill cap is located behind the engine oil dipstick. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for more ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... by looking for the starburst symbol. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum ..., be sure you use oil that has the starburst symbol on the front of the oil container. If ... should also use the proper viscosity oil for your vehicle, as shown in the following chart:...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ...it's going to be 0 F (-18 C) or above. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do ...oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil. Both will provide easier cold starting and better ...low temperatures. _ _ NOTICE: Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... your oil prior to a change engine oil message being turned on, reset the system. 1. With the ignition key in RUN but the ... on. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... to the environment. If you change your own oil, be sure to drain all the oil from the filter before disposal. Never dispose of oil by..., recycle it by taking it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or a local ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...2. Remove the duct. 3. Unlatch the two hooks on top of the engine air cleaner/filter housing. 4. Remove and replace the engine air cleaner/filter. 5. Align the tabs located on the bottom of the panel with the slots at the bottom of the housing. 6....
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped) Passenger compartment air, both outside air and recirculated air, is... the Index. The access panel for the passenger compartment air filter is located in the back of the glove box. To replace the filter, do the following: 1. Pull the tab located on the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ...slide it toward the opening. Pull the second filter out. 4. Replace the filters by reversing Step 3. Make ... direction on both filters. For the type of filter to use, see “Normal Maintenance Replacement Partsମ. it is tightly closed. 6. Snap the outer access panel into the back of the glove box. 6-20...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... time to check your automatic transaxle fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles (83...to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... 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 to five minutes. The dipstick is located toward the back of the engine compartment, next to the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ...-III, because fluid with that label is made especially for your automatic transaxle. Damage caused by fluid other than DEXRONR-III is not covered by your new vehicle warranty. 3. After adding fluid, recheck the fluid level as described under "How to Check." 4. When the correct fluid level is ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    All-Wheel Drive (Option) If you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle, be sure to perform the lubricant checks described in this section. However, they have two additional systems that need lubrication. How to Check Lubricant Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) When to Check Lubricant Refer to the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... in the Index. How to Check Lubricant Carrier Assembly-Differential (Rear Drive Module) When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how ... to the bottom of the filler plug hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. 6-25
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... life coolant. The following explains 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 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOLR coolant will: ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... and be badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more than four times a year, have your dealer check your cooling system. CAUTION: Adding ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... coolant, add the proper DEX-COOLR coolant mixture at the coolant recovery tank. CAUTION: Turning the radiator pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can ... mark or a little higher. Add coolant mixture at the recovery tank, but be careful not to spill it. 6-28
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    .... Be sure the arrows on the cap line up with the overflow tube on the radiator filler neck. The radiator pressure cap is located at the front of the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... cap and wipe the dipstick with a clean rag. Replace the cap and completely tighten it. Then remove the cap again and look at the ... hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... for reservoir location. NOTICE: D When using concentrated washer fluid, D follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding ... freezing occurs, which could damage the tank if it is completely full. Don't use... Fluid Open the cap with the washer symbol on it. Add washer fluid until the tank is full...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... goes back up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should ... fluid when you get new brake linings. You should add (or remove) brake fluid, ... DOT-3 brake fluid. See "Engine Compartment Overview" in the Index for the location of the reservoir. If you have ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ...reservoir cap and the area around the cap before removing it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. NOTICE... just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can... parts so badly that they'll have to be replaced. Don't let someone put in the wrong kind...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ...inspected each time the tires are removed for rotation or changing. When you have the front brake pads replaced, have the rear brakes inspected, too...Brake linings should always be replaced as complete axle sets. See "Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ...free ACDelcoR battery. When it’s time for a new battery, get one that has the replacement number shown on... ACDelco battery. See “Engine Compartment Overview” in the Index for battery location. WARNING: Battery posts, ... ones put in -- be sure you get new approved GM replacement parts. If you donମ.
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if .... Halogen Bulbs CAUTION: Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 6-36
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    Headlamps 1. Open the hood. 2. Remove the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly. See "Front Turn Signal/Parking/Sidemarker Lamps" later in this ... by lifting up the blue tabs and pulling the bulb out. 3. Remove the two wing nuts located on top of the headlamp assembly. 6-37
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    7. Install the new bulb through the black retainer ring and into the electrical connector. Tighten the black retainer ring in place. Push the bulb ... the tab on the bulb. 8. Carefully put the bulb assembly back into the lamp housing. Be careful not to damage the bulb on the headlamp aiming bar. 6-38
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...1. Open the hood. 9. Align the pins on the bottom of the headlamp assembly with the holes in the lamp support bracket while placing the holes in ...Signal/Parking/Sidemarker Lamps" next. 2. Remove the thumbscrew attaching the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly to the headlamp assembly. 3. Pull...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp Front Sidemarker Lamp 5. Replace the bulb by pulling the old one out and gently pushing the new one into the lamp socket. 6. Line up the tabs on the socket with the gaps in the socket holes and screw the bulb socket back into the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ...parking lamp assembly inboard of the headlamp bracket tab. 8. To align the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly with the headlamp assembly, lift up the front turn signal/parking lamp.... 9. Fasten the front turn signal/parking lamp assembly to the headlamp assembly with the thumbscrew removed...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ..., Back-Up Lamps, Rear Turn Signals, Brake Lamps 1. Open the liftgate. 2. Remove the two screws from the taillamp housing on the inboard side. 3. Pull off the entire taillamp housing. The locator/retaining pins on the outboard side are part of the lamp assembly and ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... following: 1. Turn the wipers on to the lowest intermittent setting. 2. Turn the ignition to OFF while the wipers are at the outer position of the wipe pattern. The blades are more accessible for removal/replacement while in this position. 3. Pull the windshield wiper arm away ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ...at the connecting point of the blade and the arm up. Then pull the blade assembly down toward the glass to remove it from the wiper arm. 6. Push the new wiper blade securely on the wiper arm until you hear the release clip "click" into place. 7. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ...have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Chevrolet Warranty booklet for... you hit a pothole. Keep tires at the recommended pressure. Worn, old tires can cause accidents... dangerous. D Overloading your tires can cause overheating as a result of too much friction. You ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You can't tell if your tires .... Be sure to put the valve caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and... heat D Tire overloading D Bad wear D Bad handling D Bad fuel economy NOTICE: (Continued) 6-46
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... the tires have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Certification/Tire label. Make certain that all wheel nuts are ... come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... Tires One way to tell when it's time for new tires is to check the treadwear indicators, which ... mm) or less of tread remaining. You need a new tire if any of the following statements ...puncture, cut or other damage that can't be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage. 6-48
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... Certification/Tire label. The tires installed on your vehicle when it was new had a Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC ...traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an...(for mud and snow). If you ever replace your tires with those not having a TPC...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. Traction -- AA, A, B, C The traction grades, from highest to lowest, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    Temperature -- A, B, C The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire's resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high temperature can cause the...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... use the correct wheel, wheel bolts and wheel nuts for replacement. NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance and tire or...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ... been driven. It could fail suddenly and cause a crash. If you have to replace a wheel, use a new GM original equipment wheel. NOTICE: Use... securely fastened. Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hear the chains contacting your vehicle, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ... your vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or ..., too. Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these ...Paint Thinner Turpentine Lacquer Thinner Nail Polish Remover Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle Use a ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ...cloth and let dry. D D D D Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Clean up stains ...area immediately or it will set. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains caused by such things as catsup,.... 2. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor lingers ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... chili sauce and unknown stains can be removed as follows: 1. Carefully scrape off excess ... completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. Cleaning Leather Use a... See your dealer for this product. D Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive cleaners,...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... restraint pad is attached to the seat frame with fastener strips. You can remove the pad and hand wash it with mild soap and water. Cleaning Glass ... should be cleaned often. GM Glass Cleaner or a liquid household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. See ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... water. Check the wiper blades and clean them as necessary; replace blades that look worn. Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle The...car wash, if your vehicle is equipped with the optional power sliding door, be sure to have the switch for the power sliding door override feature enabled. See "Power...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." NOTICE: Machine... other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings,...-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for painted surfaces to remove foreign matter. Exterior painted surfaces are ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... Damage If your vehicle 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... job causes this, Chevrolet will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition within 12 .... If these are not removed, accelerated corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system even though ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials 6-62
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... your engine, specifications and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You'...VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title... of all production options and special equipment. Be sure that this label is not removed from the vehicle...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... Headlamp Wiring The headlamp wiring is protected by an internal circuit breaker in the instrument panel fuse panel....motor is protected by an internal circuit breaker and a fuse. If the motor overheats due to heavy ... and Other Power Options Circuit breakers in the instrument panel fuse panel protect ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... melted, replace the fuse. Be sure you replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. If you ever ... block. Instrument Panel Fuse Block The instrument panel fuse block is located to the right of the glove box on the end of the instrument panel. Pull the door open to access the ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ...PWR/HEATED SEAT PSD FRT HVAC HI BLWR Fuses SWC BACKLIGHT PCM/PASS KEY/CLUSTER PWR... Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module, Headlamp and Instrument Panel Dimmer Switch Power Sliding Door Front Power Windows...Module, Switch and Release Switch Not Used Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Ignition Crank PASS-KeyR...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    Fuses PWR LOCK HTD MIRROR RH T/LP RR FOG LP Usage ... Mirrors Driver's Side Taillamp Fog Lamps Fuses Usage OnStarR RR DEFOG/HTD ..., Body Control Module, Electronic Level Control (ELC) Sensor and Relay Stoplamp Switch ... Switch Rear Electric Accessory Plug Housing Daytime Running Lamp Control Module ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    Fuses CTSY LAMP IGN 1 Usage Courtesy Lamp BCM, Electronic Brake Control Indicator ...Beam Headlamp Passenger's Side High Beam Headlamp Not Used Fuses Blank Blank RAP RELAY Blank Usage Not Used Not ...HEATED SEAT DRL Control Module, Heater-A/C Control, Temperature Door Actuator (Front) and Rear Window...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    Underhood Fuse Block This fuse block is located in the engine compartment, in front of the windshield washer fluid reservoir. See "Engine...Usage Coolant Fans Not Used Circuit Breakers: Front Comfort Controls Hi Blower, and Headlamp Fuses (Instrument Panel): Hazard and Stoplamp Circuit Breaker: Power...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ...Lamps, Front Power Socket, Power Locks, Power Mirrors and Right Rear Power Socket Maxi Fuse 8 Usage Ignition Switch to Fuses (I/P): Body Control Module Program, Front Comfort Controls Low/Medium Blower, Front Wiper/Washer, HVAC/DRL, MALL...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    Micro Relays 13 14 15 16 17 Mini Fuse 18 19 20 21 Usage A/C Clutch Fuel Pump Not Used Horn Left Fog Lamp, Right ... Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Not Used Not Used Not Used Mini Fuse 25 26 27 28 29 Usage Ignition Control Module (ICM) Not Used Transaxle Range Switch to Back-up Lamps A/C Clutch Relay to A/C ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    Mini Fuse 33 34 35 36 37 Usage Powertrain Control Module Radio Fog ... Running Lamps (DRL) Control Module, Headlamps and Instrument Panel Dimmer Switch Theft-Deterrent Relay to Headlamps Not Used AIR Replacement Bulbs Headlamps .... 38 39 Diodes Air Conditioning Clutch Diode 40 Mini Fuse Puller 6-72
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ....8 quarts (10.3 L) Cooling System With A/C ...9.6 quarts (9.1 L) With Rear Climate Control ...11.9 quarts (11.3 L) Engine Oil with Filter ...4.5 quarts (4.25 L) Fuel Capacity Standard/Regular ...20.0 U.S. gallons (75.0 L) Optional/Extended ......
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ...(1.0 kg) Use Refrigerant Oil, R134a Systems Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...A-1208C* Engine Oil Filter ...PF47 Passenger Compartment Air Filter (2) ...GM Part No. 52482929 Spark Plugs ...41-940* Gap...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ... for your vehicle. Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-15 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Part B: Owner Checks and Services 7-20 7-22 7-24 Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Part D: ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ...? The Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and Owner Assistance booklet or your dealer for details. Maintenance ..., inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... your dealer's service department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks and Services" tells you what should be ... do the work. If you want to get the service information, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. 7-3
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ..., you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine ... Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all ...are driven on reasonable road surfaces within legal D use the recommended fuel. See "Fuel" in the Index. 7-4...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    Scheduled Maintenance The services shown in this schedule up to 100,000 miles (166 000... km) at the same intervals for the life of this vehicle. The services shown at 150,000 miles (240..., however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... system. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may ... An Emission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components with each engine oil and filter change. Lubricate ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    Scheduled Maintenance 7-7
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    Scheduled Maintenance 7-8
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Replace passenger compartment air filter. If you drive regularly under dusty conditions, the filter...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ... Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Replace passenger compartment air filter. If you drive regularly under dusty conditions, the filter...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... 000 km) j Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly driven under one or...- Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your ... any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter at 100,000 miles (166 000 km). DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY:...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ... Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote [.) j Replace passenger compartment air filter. If you drive regularly under dusty conditions, the filter...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: j Replace passenger compartment air filter. If you drive regularly under... may require replacement more often. j Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. j Rotate tires. See...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... j Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. j Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. j Change automatic transaxle fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly ... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. SERVICED BY: 7-14
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    .... Engine Coolant Level Check At Each Fuel Fill It is important for you or a service station attendant to perform these underhood checks at each fuel fill. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See "Engine Oil" in the Index for further...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ...Check Inspect wiper blades for wear or cracking. Replace blade inserts that appear worn or damaged ...determines that the spare is inflated to the correct tire inflation pressure, make sure that the spare tire is stored...€ in the Index. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ...Part D. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood latch assemblies... be required when exposed to a corrosive environment. Starter Switch Check CAUTION: When you are doing this check... the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try to start the engine in each gear. The starter should...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ... out of PARK (P) with normal effort. If the shift lever moves out of PARK (P), your vehicle needs service. Ignition Transaxle Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition key to LOCK in each shift lever position. D The key should ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ...the engine running and transaxle in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove foot pressure from the regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is held by the parking brake only. ... To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ...Make sure any necessary repairs are completed at once. Proper procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ... - Differential (Rear Drive Module) All-Wheel Drive Inspection Every 12 months or at engine oil change intervals, check rear differential and transfer case and add lubricant when necessary. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. Check vent ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    ... below by name, part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer. USAGE Engine Oil FLUID/LUBRICANT Engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified for Gasoline Engines starburst symbol of the proper viscosity. To determine the preferred ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ...No. 12378514). USAGE Hood and Door Hinges Rear Folding Seat, Fuel Door Hinge, Liftgate Hinges, Power Sliding Door Cable Sliding Door... No. 12346241 or equivalent). Carrier Assembly Differential (Rear Drive Module) and Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ... After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the boxes provided after the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checks and Services" or "Periodic Maintenance" can ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-25
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    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
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-28
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    ... 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    ... or the operation of your vehicle will be resolved by your dealer's sales or service departments. Sometimes, however, despite the best intentions of .... If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or the general manager. 8-2
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    ... any additional rights you may have. Canadian owners refer to your Warranty and Owner Assistance Information booklet for information on the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP). The ... visible through the windshield.) D Dealership name and location D Vehicle delivery date and present ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    ...Center. United States Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 1-800-222-1020 1-800...Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users To assist customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 479
    ... 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 480
    ...customer satisfaction, Chevrolet is excited to announce the establishment of the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 2002 Chevrolet, membership in Roadside Assistance is free. D Toll-free number, 1-800-CHEV-USA (243-8872), text telephone ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 481
    ...Courtesy Transportation will be offered in conjunction with the coverage provided 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 dealer for...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 482
    ... 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 483
    ... to provide a like-vehicle as a courtesy rental. Transportation Options Warranty service can generally be completed while you wait. However,... actual costs and be supported by original receipts. Additional Program Information Courtesy Transportation is available during the Bumper-to-Bumper warranty ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 484
    ... only at participating dealers and all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. Please contact your dealer for specific... campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors. To ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 485
    ... 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 Venture | Owner's Manual - Page 486
    SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair ... Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments ... (VISA-MasterCard-Discover) Helm, Incorporated S P.O. Box 07130 S Detroit, MI 48207 Prices ...



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