2003 Chevrolet Blazer Owner's Manual

2003 Chevrolet Blazer Manual

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    ... Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name BLAZER are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time ...
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    Safety Warnings and Symbols You will find a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell you about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning. You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety ...
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    ...Vehicle Symbols Your vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols, ... Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators in Section Audio System(s) inSection 3 Engine Compartment Overview ... see warning labels on your vehicle. They use the same words, CAUTION or NOTICE. 3 iv
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    ... CHILD SEAT \& , OWNERS MANUAL DO NOT INSTALL A FORWARD-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT IN THIS SEATING POSITION DOOR LOCK UNLOCK ENGINE OIL PRESSUREW b SERVICE POWER WINDOW LAMPS $0 ANTI-LOCK BRAKES ( ) @ SERVICE MANUAL V
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    Model Reference This manual covers these models: I 2-Door Utility &Door Utility vi
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    ...-Equipped Vehicle ...1-58 Restraint System Check ...1-59 Checking Your Restraint Systems ...1-59 Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash ...1-59 Front Seats ...1-2 Manual Seats ...1-2 Power Seats ... Properly ...1-15 Driver Position ...1-1 6 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy ...1-22 Right Front ...
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    ... You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden ... the driver's seat only when the vehicle is not moving. Move the lever located under the front of the manual seat up to unlock it. Slide the seat to where you want it and ...
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    ... of the control. Move the seat forward or rearward by moving the whole control toward the front or the rear of the vehicle. Moving the whole control up or down raises or lowers the whole seat. Vertical Control: Move the reclining front seatback forward or rearward by moving the control toward the ...
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    Manual Lumbar If your vehicle has this feature, there will be a knob on the outboard side of... side of the seat(s). Turn the knob counterclockwise to increase lumbar support and clockwise to decrease lumbar support... until you have the desired lumbar support. To decrease lumbar support, press and hold ...
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    ...located on the outboard side of the front seats. Reclining Seatbacks To adjust a manual seatback, lift the lever on the outboard side of the seat. ... passenger's seat. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you want it. To return the seat to an upright position, pull up on the lever without...
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    ... position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their job when you're reclined like ... other injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In a crash the belt couldgo up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your ...
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    Head Restraints Head restraints are fixed on some models and adjustable on others. Slide an adjustable head restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the top of your head. This position reduces the chance o a neck injury in a crash. f 1-7
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    ...To raise the seatbacks, lift up the seatbacks and push until they lock in the upright position. Push and pull on the seatbacks to check that the latches have locked in the upright position. If they ..., reach behind the seats and pull the head restraint up until it locks into position.
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    On two-door models with an inside mounted spare tire, the driver's side rear seat head .... Push and pull on the head restraints to check that they have locked in the upright position. If they... injured. After raising the rear seatback, always check to be sure that the safety belts are properly routed ...
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    Safety Belts Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things ... crash, you might not be, if you are buckled up. Always fasten your safety belt, and check that your passengers' belts are fastened properly too. 1-10
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    Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See Safety Belt Reminder Light on page 3-27. Why Safety Belts Work When you ride ... belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose itମ.
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    ... - 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. That's true not only in frontal collisions, but especially in side...
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    ...? How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know about safety belts and children. ... Most accidents occur within 25 miles (40 km) of home. And the greatest number of serious injuries and deaths occur at speeds of less than ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here's how 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 ...
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    ... latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If...pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should ... take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or crash, ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be sei JSI, your ~elt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. - . . I ~ _ _ A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way....
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    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. a crash, In the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not the pelvic at bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injuredif 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 strong as ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? Yo :an e s ously ed inby a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the body. 1-21
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    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all .... The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... the driver's safety belt - except for one thing. If you ever pull the shoulder portion of the belt out all the way, you will engage the child restraint locking feature. If this happens, just let the belt go back all the way and start again. If your vehicle has front bench seat, someone can sit ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    When you sit in the center front seating position, 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. To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the same ...
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    ... It’s very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics show that unbelted people in the...properly. Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across ...t let it get twisted. The shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you ...
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    ... the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. When the shoulder belt is pulled out all the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go back all the ... part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-26
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    r The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. The safety belt also locks if you pull the belt very quickly out of the retractor. 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 ...
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    Center Rear Passenger Position Four Door Models To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. 1-28
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    ... seating position, you have a lap safety belt which has a retractor. 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. 2. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. 3. Feed the lap belt into the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Four Door Models Your vehicle may have this feature ... away from the neck and head. Here's how to install a comfort guide and use the safety belt: 1. Pull the elastic cord out from between the edge of the seatback and the interior body ...
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    ... safety belt will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt isn't long ... you choose. Don't let someone else use it, and use it only for the seat it is made to fit. To ... belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... if they are restrained in the rear seat. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Older children need to use safety belts properly. Older children who have outgrown booster seats ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... belts provide. If the child is sitting in a rear outside position of a four-door model, see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults on page1... children can be crushed together and seriously injured. A belt must be used by only one person a time. at 1-34
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In...by appropriate restraints. Young children should not use the vehicle's adult safety belts alone, ...is no other choice. Instead, they need to use a child restraint. 1-35 Never do this....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 kg) force on a person's arms. A baby should be securedin an appropriate restraint. it. For example, in a crash at o I 25 People should never a bab n their arms while riding in a vehicle. A babydoesn't weigh much until ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...models available. When purchasing a child restraint, be sure it is designed to be used in a motor vehicle. If it is, the restraint will have a... compatible with ttrlotor vehicle in which it will be used. $::i:.!,i n infants complete need support, i g supportfortheheadandneck.This i nt ,essary because...
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    ...on th hip bones, as it should. Instead, it may settlr? t:he up around the child's abdomen. In a crash, belt would apply force ...child restraints. Child Restraint Systems _ . An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or...
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    A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the infant in place and, in a crash, acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint. A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body ...
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    ...child restraint system is any device designed for use in a motor vehicle to restrain, seat, or position ...many years, add-on child restraints have used the adult belt system in the vehicle. To help ... to a wide, shelf-like shield that swings up or to the side. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint ...
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    ... the restraint. You may find these instructions on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both. These restraints use the belt system in your vehicle... 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...
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    ... the vehicle. Some top strap-equipped child restraints are designed for use with or without the top strap being anchored. Others require the top strap ... child restraint. If yours requires that the top strap be anchored, don't use the restraint unless it is anchored properly. If the child restraint ...
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    ...restraint itself. Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. Top Strap Anchor Location If your vehicle is ...out. See "Rear Convenience System" in the index for more information. Don't use the rear set of tie-down brackets near the liftgate/endgate ...
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    ... To assist you in locating the anchors for this child restraint system, place your hand in a palm-up position and reach up between the seat cushion and the seatback. In order to use the system, you need either a forward-facing child restraint that has attaching points...
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    With this system, use the LATCH system instead of the vehicle's safety belts to secure a child restraint. If a LATCH-1- . e child res.... Make sure that a LATCH-type child restraint is properly installed using the anchorage points, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint. See "...
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    ... the anchors for the seating position you want to use, where the bottom of the seatback meets the back of the seat ... System) on page 1-44. You'll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier ... restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch plate...
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    ...the shoulder belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 1-48
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    ...restraint in the right front seat. You'll be using the lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier ...child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child ...securing a forward-facing child restraint. See Manual Seats on page 1-2 or Power Seats on page ...
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    ... Put the restraint on the seat. 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and ... belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder ... all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release ...
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    Center Seat Positions Four Door Models 6. To tighten the belt, feed the shoulder belt back... child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child ... restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. Don't use child restraints in these position. The restraints ...
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    Air Bag System This part explains the air bag system. Your vehicle has air bags - one air bag for the driver and another air bag for the right front passenger. Frontal air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of injury from the force of an inflating air bag. But these air bags must inflate ...
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    The system checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Air Bag Readiness Light on page 3-27. Anyone who is up against, or very close to, any air bag when it inflates can be seriously injured...
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    If something is between an occupant and an it air bag, the bag might not inflate properly or might force the object into that person causing severe injury or evendeath. The path of an inflating air bag must be kept clear. Don't put anything between an occupant and an air bag, and don't attach ...
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    ... your vehicle strikes something that will move or deform, such as a parked car, the threshold level will be higher. The air bag is not designed ... should have inflated simply because of the damage to a vehicle or because of what the repair costs were. Inflation is determined by the angle of the impact...
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    ... then get fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an air bag deployment, you should seek medical attention...This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...is working on your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-1 I . For up to 10 minutesertheignitior ey is turned ...
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    ... of the air bag sensors. If you have any questions about this, you should contact Customer Assistance before you modify your vehicle. The phone numbers and addresses for Customer Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2. bicycle rack to the front of my vehicle, ...
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    Restraint System Check Checking Your Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the ...keep a safety belt system from doing its job, have it repaired. Torn or frayed safety belts may not protect... restraint system may not properly protect the person using it, resulting in serious injury or even death in a...
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    ... may mean you will need to have LATCH system, safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the belt or LATCH system wasn't being used at the time of the collision. If an air bag inflates, you'll need to replace ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...Your Engine ...2-21 Engine Coolant Heater ...2-22 Automatic Transmission Operation ...2-23 Manual ...System ...2.4 Remote Keyless Entry System Operation ...2.5 Doors and Locks ...2.7 Door Locks ...2.7 Power ...Locks ...2-8 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...28 . Rear Door Security Locks ...2-10 Lockout ...
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    Section 2 Features and Controls ~~ HomeLink@Transmitter ...2.44 Programming the HomeLink Transmitter ...2.45 Storage Areas ...2.48 Cover Glove Box ...2.48 Overhead Console ...2.48 Front Storage Area ...2.54 Assist Handles ...2.55 Garment Hooks ...2.55 Luggage Carrier ...2.55 Convenience Net ...
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    Keys 2-3
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    This vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition, tailgate and door locks. It will fit with either side up. If you ever do get locked out ... keys, you'll be able to have new ones made easily using this number. Your selling dealer should also have this number. ...
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    ...UNLOCK twice within three seconds, the remaining doors will unlock. Check the distance. You may be too far... NEUTRAL (N). If your vehicle has a manual transmission, the parking brake must be engaged. (Remote Alarm... and unlock your doors from about 3 feet (1m) up to 30 feet (9 m) away using the remote ...
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    ... do the following: Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry ... time to change the battery. Notice: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch any of the circuitry. ..., positive (+) side up. 3. Align the covers and snap them together 4. Check the operation ...
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    ... can use your key to unlock your door from the outside. You can use the power lock switch (if equipped) to lock or unlock the doors. To manually lock a door ... on your door down. To manually unlock a door from the inside, slide the lever on the door up. You will see a colored area on...
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    .... To unlock the doors, press the raised area to the right of the key symbol. On four-door models use the manual door IocWunlock lever on each rear door to lock or unlock those doors from the rear seating area. All doors IocklNone of the doors ...
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    If your vehicle has an automatic transmission it will be programmed to have all the doors lock automatically when the shift lever is moved out of... shift lever is moved back into PARK (P). On a manual transmission, all doors will lock when the vehicle speed is greater than 15 mph (24 km/h). The doors ...
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    ... door from the outside. To return the rear doors to normal use, disengage the locks by sliding the lever to the unlock ..., all of the doors will lock and then the driver's door will unlock. Leaving Your Vehicle To use the security locks, do the following: 1. Open one of the rear doors. 2. Slide the...
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    Windows Leaving children in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. A child can be overcome by the extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 2-11
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    ...AUTO located on the driver's door briefly to activate the express-down feature. Lightly tap the switch ... time by pressing the up arrow on the switch. Window Lockout Four-door vehicles have ... the power windows. It is located on the driver's door armrest. Press LOCK to activate this feature. Press ...
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    Swing-Out Windows Rear Window I I 1 WT, ~" ,"* i If your two-door vehicle has rear swing-out windows, unlatch them at the clasps and push out on the ... Controls." 0 If you have air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open them all the way. See "Engine Exhaust" in the Index. 2-13
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    ... the glass. You may also use the keyless entry system, or the power door locks (if equipped). When the doors are unlocked, press the button to open the ... glass will not release if the vehicle is in gear. To lock a power door lock system from the outside, insert the key into a...
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    ...or slit the carpet to expose the access hole in the trim panel. 2. Use a thin object to reach through the access holes in both ... automatic transmission, your shift lever must be in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) for the release to work. If you have a manual transmission, you must apply your parking brake or...
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    Tailgate-Mounted Spare If your vehicle has a tailgate mounted spare tire carrier, you must move the carrier arm out of the way to open the glass. 2. Swing the carrier arm away from the tailgate. You may need to give it a slight tug. 3. Latch the carrier arm by swinging it toward the tailgate. ...
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    ...t activate if you lock the doors with a key or use the manual door lock. It activates only if you use a power door lock switch with the door open, or with the remote keyless ... door with the power door lock switc:h or the remote keyless entry transmitter. The SECURITY light should come ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    .... See Roadside Assistance Program on page 7-6. 2. Activate the system by locking the doors with the power door lock switch while the door is open...the door and wait for the SECURITY light to go out. 4. Then reach in through the window, unlock the door with the manual door lock and open the door. This...
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    ...position could drain your battery and prevent you from starting your vehicle. A (ACCESSORY): This position lets you use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. Push in the key and turn it toward you.
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    ... position lets you turn off the engine but still turn the steering wheel. Use OFF if you must have your vehicle in motion while the engine is off (... This position starts your engine. Key Release Button The key cannot be removed from the ignition of manual transmission vehicles unless ...
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    ... ACCESSORY. Once the key is turned from RUN to OFF, these features will continue to work for up to 20 minutes or until a door is opened. Manual Transmission The gear selector should be in neutral and the parking brake engaged. Hold the clutch pedal ...
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    ...add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If you don't, your engine might not perform properly. To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. 2....
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    ... cord into a properly grounded three-prong 110-volt AC outlet. If the cord won't reach, use a heavy-duty three-prong extension cord rated for at least 15 amps. 4. Before starting the engine, be sure to unplug and store the cord as it was before to keep ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... position locks your rear wheels. It's the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle can't move easily. If ...Index. Ensure the shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You have to ...
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    ...In this position, your engine doesn't connect with the wheels. To restart when you're already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. DRIVE (D) should not be used when towing a trailer, carrying a heavy load, driving ... but then you would also want to use your brakes off and on. You can also use...
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    ... sand or mud orwere up against a solid object. You could damage your transmission. Also, if you ...the accelerator pedal. This could overheat and damage the transmission. Use your brakes or shift into PARK (P) to ... tow/haul mode, you can use this feature to more effectively tow or haul a heavy load. To ...
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    ... to Neutral. Neutral: Use this position when you start or idle your engine. 1 3 5 2 4 R Here's how to operate your manual transmission. FIRST (1):... (R) while your vehicle is moving could damage your transmission. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use REVERSE (R), along with ...
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    Up-Shift Light If you have a manual transmission, you have a SHIFT light on your instrument panel cluster. 3 SHIFT This light .... If your vehicle has four-wheel drive and is equipped with a manual transmission, disregard the up-shift light when the transfer case is in 4LO. Four-wheel ...
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    ...If the lights do not come on, you should take your vehicle in for service. An indicator light will flash while shifting. It will remain illuminated when the shift is completed. Use these buttons to shift into and out of four-wheel-drive. You ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... or the clutch pedal engaged in vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The preferred method for shifting into ...button. While the 4LO indicator light is flashing, shift your transmission into PARK (P). Wait .... While the 4HI indicator light is flashing, shift your transmission into PARK (P). Wait...
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    ... right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. 4HI: Use 4HI when you need extra traction, ... among four driving settings: 2HI: This setting is used for driving in most street and highway ...fuel economy. AUTO 4WD: This setting is ideal for use when road conditions are variable. When driving your ...
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    ... the transmission in NEUTRAL (N) or with the clutch pedal pressed for vehicles with manual transmission. The preferred method for shifting into 4LO is ... the transmission is in NEUTRAL (N) or with the clutch pedal pressed for vehicles with manual transmission. After 30 seconds, the transfer case will ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... the transmission in NEUTRAL (N), or with the clutch pedal pressed for vehicles with manual transmission, and the engine running. The preferred method for shifting out of... shift lever in PARK (P) or FIRST (1) for vehicles with manual transmission. IO. Release the parking brake prior to towing. 2-33
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...vehicle with the transmission in PARK (P) or FIRST (1) for vehicles with manual transmission. 3. Press the button for the desired transfer case position (2HI, 4HI,... your left foot. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. If you are towing a trailer and you must park on a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or... move, even when you're on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. With four-wheel drive, your ... fully PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly If set. you're pulling a trailer, see "Towing a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... 1. Hold the brake pedal down with your right foot and set the parking brake. 2. Move the shift lever into PARK (P) position like this: Move the lever up as far as it will go. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Runnir -- the regular brake pedal down. Then, see if... into PARK (P). Torque Lock It can be dangerous to leav -'our vehicle with the engine running. Your vehicle... your vehicle with the engine running, be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and your parking brake is...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... lever all the way into PARK (P) as you maintain brake application. Then move the shift lever into the ... 1. Turn the key to OFF. 2. Apply and hold the brake until the end of Step 4. Parking Over Things ... lever into REVERSE (R), and firmly apply the parking brake. Once the shift lever has been placed ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... high points on the road or over road debris. 0 Repairs weren't done correctly. Your vehicle or... your vehicle. See the earlier Caution under "Engine Exhaust.'' Also, idling in a closed-in place ... can come in easily. NEVER park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in place canbe ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmlyset. Your vehicle can roll. Don't leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you've left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others could be injured.To be sure...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... is put into REVERS€ (R) or when the glare is reduced. AUTO: This button is located at the base of the mirror. Use it to turn on the automatic feature. The button has an indicator light to show it is on. OFF: Press this button to turn the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Cleaning the Photocells Use a cotton swab and glass cleaner to clean the photocells and mirror face when necessary....this feature, the controls are located on the driver's door armrest. Cleaning the Mirror When cleaning the mirror, use a paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... can see more fron "le driver's seat. A convex mirror can make things (like other vehicles) look farther away than they really are. If you cut too sharply into the right lane, you could hit a vehicle on your right. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. 2-43
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...a combineduniversal transmitter and receiver, provides a way to replace up to three hand-held transmitters used to activate devices such as gate operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems and home lighting. Additional HomeLink information can be found...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...for quicker and more accurate transmission of the radio frequency. Programming the HomeLink Transmitter Do not use the HomeLink@ Transmitter with any garage door opener ... has been completed. Some entry gates and garage door openers may require you to substitute Step 3 with...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... 1 as this will erase all of the programmed channels. If the indicator light blinks rapidly for two seconds and then turns to a ... transmitter signals to "time out" or quit after several seconds of transmission. This may not be long enough for HomeLink@ pick up the signal during programming. to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...Canada, or you are having difficulty programming a gate operator by using the "Programming HomeLink@"procedures (regardless of where you live), replace ...the HomeLink@ button, proceed with Step 2 under "Programming HomeLink@." Using HomeLink@ Press and hold the appropriate HomeLink@button for...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... lever on the front of the glove box and lower the door. The glove box should not be open ... door opener, do the following: 1. Open the compartment door by pressing the latch forward. If your ... console includes reading lamps, a compartment for a garage door opener, a temperature and compass display ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    .... 3. Press it firmly to the back of your garage door f opener, as close to the center o the opener as possible.... opener activation button over the console door button and press the opener firmly into place. 5. The pegs inside the compartment door are used to make sure the button on the compartment ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... Display With the garage door opener positioned properly and the right number of pegs in place, you should only have to press the button lightly to operate the opener. Adjust the position of the garage door opener and add or remove pegs, as needed, until ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...is self-calibrating, so it does not need to be manually set. However, when your vehicle is new, ... compass readings. If this happens, follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location: ... Press US/MET until your zone number appears on the display. 5. Press ON/OFF to enter your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Sunglasses Storage Compartment MODE: The MODE button can be used to toggle between three modes of operation: OFF, COMP/TEMP and TRIP. ... system. 2-52 The compass is self-calibrating, so it does not need to be manually set. However, if " C (Calibration) is displayed, the compass will need to be ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...compass readings. If this happens, follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location:... the variation mode by displaying the current zone number. When it does, release both buttons. 4. Press ...last few hours of driving. FUEL USED: The fuel used since the last reset is displayed...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... system is reset. Reset can only be performed in the AVG ECON, FUEL USED and AVG SPEED modes. All three modes are reset ... vehicle has this console push in and release on the cupholder door. The cupholders will pop out for use. Front Storage Area If your vehicle has the center armrest compartment, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Assist Handles An assist handle above each passenger door can be used when getting out of your vehicle. LL--gage Carrier I Garment Hooks I - ou ... cargo. The adjustable tie downs, at both ends of the crossrails, should be used to secure loads to the luggage carrier. Use GM ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... damage or loss of cargo as you're driving, check now and then to make sure the ... loads on the roof is not recommended. Secure the load using the tie downs at both ends of the crossrails. When loading cargo directly on the roof panel, use the crossrails to keep the load from shifting. Convenience ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... retain these items during off-road use. The net is not for larger, heavier items. ... vehicle has a cargo cover, you can use it to cover items in the cargo area of your vehicle.... passenger's side of the vehicle to secure it. An improperly stored car,, cover could be thrown about the vehicle during a...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Rear Convenience System c If any removable convenience item isn't secured properly, it can move around in a collision or sudden stop. People in the vehicle could be injured. Be sure to secure any such item properly. I f your vehicle has the convenience system, it is located in the rear of your...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... center and on each side of the convenience system nearest the passenger compartment, are used to help seal the convenience system. However, the plugs also cover ... on page 1-38 and Top Strap on page 1-42 for more information on using anchor brackets. To remove the entire convenience system, do the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the control located on the outboard side of the driver's seat looks like this. Use this memory function to save your seat cushion and seatback settings by using the following procedure: 1. Adjust the driver's seat to a safe and comfortable driving position. 2....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    When your vehicle is in PARK (P) for an automatic transmission or the parking brake is engaged for a manual transmission, press and release the numbered memory button you just stored. The seat will move to the set position. You will hear ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 129
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  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... Charging System Light ...3-28 Voltmeter Gage ...3-29 Up-Shift Light ...3-29 Brake System Warning Light ...3-30 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-31 Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-31 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-32 Oil Pressure Gage ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Cassette and CD ...Radio with Six-Disc CD ...Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios) ...Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios) ... Instrument Panel ...3.40 Understanding Radio Reception ...3-69 Care of Your Cassette Tape Player ...3-69 Care of Your CDs ...3-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 132
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  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Instrument Panel Overview The main components of your instrument panel are the following: A B C D A A E F G H I J K L M N O P 3-4
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...If Equipped) L. ComfortControls M. Rear Window Defogger N. Accessory Power Outlets 0. AudioSystem P. GloveBox Hazard Warning Flashers \ Your hazard warning flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. 3-5
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... won't work. The flashers will stop if you step on the brake. Other Warning Devices If you carry reflective triangles, you can set one up at the side of the road about 300 feet (I00 m) behind... a comfortable level, then release the tilt lever to lock the wheel in place. Do not adjust the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...turn or a lane change. To signal a turn, move the lever all the way up or down. When the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically. An arrow on the ... an accident. If the arrows don't go on at all when you signal a turn, check the fuse. See Fuses and Circuit Breakers on page 5-88 and for...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    If you have a trailer towing option with added wiring for the trailer lamps, a different turn signal flasher is used. With this flasher installed, the signal indicator will flash even if a turn signal bulb is burned out. Check the front and rear turn signal lamps regularly to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... delay. Be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper blades before using them. If they're frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen or...cools. Clear away snow or ice to prevent an overload. In freezing weather, don't use your washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid can ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...wash your windshield but not your rear window, check your fluid level. If you have a manual transmission and you apply your brakes or push the ... you could lose control. Don't use cruise control on slippery roads. If you have an automatic transmission and you apply your...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... until you want to use cruise control. 1. Move the cruise control switch to ON. 2. Get up to the speed you want... foot off the accelerator pedal. Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control There are two ways to go... right back up to your chosen speed and stay there. Reducing Speed While Using Cruise ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    .... \ / Ending Cruise Control There are two ways to turn off the cruise control: Step lightly on the brake pedal or push the clutch pedal, if you have a manual transmission. Move the cruise switch to OFF. The control on the driver's side of the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... Lamps Taillamps License Plate Lamps InstrumentPanel Lights There is a delay in the transition between the daytime ... lamps and the instrument panel lights. The radio lights will also be dim. Your vehicle is equipped with a light sensor on the top o the instrument panel under the radio speaker grill....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... headlamps or parking lamps are manually turned on, the driver's door is opened and your ignition is in OFF, LOCK or ACCESSORY. To turn the chime ... transmission vehicle with the DRL off, put the transmission in PARK (P). To idle a manual transmission vehicle with the DRL off, set ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... to RUN again. Fog Lamps Your vehicle may be equipped with fog lamps. Use your fog lamps for better vision in foggy or misty conditions. Your...turn the fog lamps on. Press the button again to turn them off. A light will glow in the button when the fog lamps are on. Fog lamps will go off whenever your...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...lamps control. Turn the thumbwheel up to make your instrument panel lights brighter. Turn ...thumbwheel all the way up to turn on the interior lamps. To dim the instrument panel lights, turn ... it on or off. Entry Lighting Your vehicle is equipped with an illuminated entry feature. When a door is opened...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... lamps will remain on until they are turned off. You can use the DOME OVERRIDE button, located below the exterior lamp control,...the dome lamps will come on when you open a door. This will override the illuminated entry feature, unless you use your keyless entry transmitter (if equipped) to unlock the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... in blown vehicle or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem, see your dealer for additional information on accessory ...covered by your warranty. Check with your dealer before adding electrical equipment, and never use anything that exceeds the amperage rating. When adding electrical equipment, be ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... knob clockwise or counterclockwise to increase or decrease the fan speed. Turn the mode knob to OFF to turn off the fan. The mode knob can also be used to select defog or defrost mode. For more information, see "Defogging and Defrosting" later in this section. f;' +> +A 8f? (Fan): 3-19
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... raise or lower the temperature on the inside of your vehicle. When it's cold outside 0°F (-18°C) or lower, use the engine coolant heater, if equipped, to provide .... An engine coolant heater warms the coolant that the engine uses to provide heat to warm the inside of your vehicle. For ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses a warming grid to remove fog from the rear window... fog or frost from the surface of the mirrors. Notice: Don't use a razor blade or something else sharp on...you could cut or damage the defogger and the repairs would not be covered by your warranty....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... of the windshield that may block the flow of air into your vehicle. Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors may adversely affect the performance ... to help circulate the air inside of your vehicle more effectively. Use the thumbwheels located in the center and on the sides, to change the direction of...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... you or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's ... and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your ..., or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Instrument Panel Cluster Base Level Cluster With Automatic Transmission, United States, Canada Similar 3-24
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Up-Level Cluster with Automatic Transmission, United States, Canada Similar 3-25
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... installed. Tachometer The tachometer (if equipped) displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). Notices On vehicles with a manual transmission, if you operate the engine with the tachometer in the shaded warningareas, your vehicle's engine or ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... the air bag symbol. The system checks the air bag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag sensors, the air bag modules, the wiring and the crash ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... to warn you if there is a problem. ~ 4 The charging system light willcomeonbrieflywhen you turn on the ignition, but the engine is not running, ...problems with a generator drive belt, or another electrical problem. Have it checked right away. Driving while this light is on could drain your battery....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... zone indicate a possible problem in the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Up-Shift Light You have the shift light if you have a manual transmission. When the engine is running, the gage shows the condition of the charging system. Readings between ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... you. For good braking, though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away. This light should come on briefly when you turn the ignition key to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...Brake System Warning Light With the anti-lock brake system, this light will come on when you start your engine and may stay on ... brake system warning light is also on, you don't have anti-lock brakes and there's a problem with your regular brakes. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-30. The ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Malfunction Indicator Lamp Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada ENGINE light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system before ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    This light should come on, as a check to show you it is working, when the ignition is on and the engine is not running. If the light doesn't come on, have it ... key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains on steady, see "If the Light Is On ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... to know to help your vehicle pass an inspection: Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working properly. Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the OBD (on-board diagnostic) ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... that it so catches fire. You or others could be burned. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by your warranty. Oil pressure may vary ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... when you turn on the ignition, as a check to show you it is working. SECURITY SERVICE 4wD If the light flashes, the Passlock@ ... additional information regarding the SECURITY light. The SERVICE 4WD light comes on to indicate that there may be a problem withthe four-wheel drive system and service ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... I HAUL GATE AJAR For more information, see Tow/Haul Mode Light on page 3-37. Fuel Gage Check Gages Warning Light The CHECK GAGES light will come on briefly when you are starting the engine. FUEL ONLY CHECK GAGES \\' $ United States Canada When the ignition is on,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...four things that some owners ask about. None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: At the gas station, the gas pump...empty when you turn off the ignition. Low Fuel Warning Light This light comes on briefly when you start your engine. LOW FUEL This light comes on when the fuel tank is low on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... sound equipment may interfere with the operationof your vehicle's engine, Delphi Electronics radio or other systems, and even damage ... has been added improperly. So, before adding sound equipment, check with your dealer and be sureto check federal rules covering mobile radio and telephone units. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...or off. To synchronize the time with an FM station broadcasting Radio Data System (RDS) information, press and ... broadcast once a minute. Once you have tuned to an RDS broadcast station, it may take a ... knob to switch the display between time and radio station frequency. Time display is available with...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... to switch the display between time and radio station frequency. Time display is available with the ignition turned off. TUNE: Turn this knob to tune in radio stations. Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...press and hold the up or the down arrow to move the sound toward the front or the rear speakers. Radio Messages... returned to the dealership for service. LOC (Locked): This message is displayed when the Theftlock@system has locked up. Your vehicle must be returned to the dealership for service. 3-42
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    .... Press this button to select LOW, MEDIUM or HIGH. AVOL will appear on Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (...: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display will show your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to choose radio stations. 3-43
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...5. Press and hold one of the six numbered pushbuttons. The radio will produce one beep. Whenever you ... classical stations. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, press and release the AUDIO knob.... steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select AM, FMI or FM2. 3. Tune in the desired ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... with the level display in the middle position. Using RDS Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. Using this system, your radio can do the following: Seek to stations ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... this knob to change what appears on the display while using RDS. The display options are station name,... emergencies. When an alert announcement comes on the current radio station, ALERT! will appear on the display. You... then to go to another station. If the radio cannot find the desired program type...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    .... If the current tuned station does not broadcast traffic announcements, the radio will seek to a... disc player was being used, play will stop during the announcement. Traffic Interrupt Feature: Your radio ... when the THEFTLOCK@ system has locked up. You must return to the dealership for service. 3-47
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...a compact disc with the ignition off, first press TUNE or EJT. If an error appears on the display, see... want, then hold the knob for two seconds. The radio will produce one beep and selected display... default. AM FM: Press this button to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The disc will stop but ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... (Auxiliary): Press this button to play a CD when listening to the radio. Radio with Cassette and CD EJT (Eject... eject a CD. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with ... reason, try a known good CD. Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Press this knob to turn the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... appear on the display if the radio cannot determine the vehicle speed. If you don't want to use automatic volume, select OFF. DlSP (Display): Press ... FM2. The display will show your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to choose radio stations. SEEK b : Press the right or ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... the bass and treble to the manual mode, press and release the AUDIO knob. 1 . Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select AM, FMI or FM2. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4..... 5. Press and hold one of the six numbered pushbuttons. The radio will produce one beep. Whenever you press ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...programming and the name of the program being broadcast. Using RDS Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. Using this system, the radio can do the following: Seek to stations ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...listening to. AM FM (Alternate Frequency): Alternate frequency allows the radio to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. Press and ...of local or national emergencies. When an alert announcement comes on the current radio station, ALERT! will appear on the display. You will hear the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...to receive traffic announcements. If the current tuned station does not broadcast traffic announcements, the radio will seek to a ... while the announcement plays. If the compact disc player was being used, play will stop during the announcement. Traffic Interrupt Feature: Your radio can interrupt the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... While the tape is playing, use the VOL, AUDIO and SEEK controls just as you do for the radio. The display.... You may select stations during reverse operation by using the TUNE and SEEK. 4 FWD (Forward): Press this... display. You may select stations during forward operation by using TUNE and SEEK. 3-55
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... or backward through the tape. SEEK and a positive or negative number will appear on the display. Cassette Tape Messages CHK TAPE (Check Tape): If CHK TAPE appears on the radio display, the tape won't play because of one of the following ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... RDM ON will appear on the display. RDM T and the track number will appear on the display when each track starts to... want, then hold the knob for two seconds. The radio will produce one beep and selected .... 4 AM FM: Press this button to listen to the radio when a CD is playing. The CD will stop but ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... CD: Press this button to play a tape when listening to the radio. Press this button to switch between the tape ...inactive tape or CD will remain safely inside the radio for future listening. EJT (Eject): Press ... to normal, the disc should play. @ Playing the Radio PWR (Power): Push this knob to turn ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... 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 switch the ... FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FMI and FM2. The display will show your selection. TUNE: Turn this knob to select radio stations. 3-59
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... 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. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press AUTO EQ to select the equalization that best suits the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...or speaker controls are displayed. The radio will produce one beep and CENTERED will appear on the display. Using RDS Your audio system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS).... on FM stations that broadcast RDS information. Using this system, the radio can do the following: Seek to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... P-TYPE and TRAF are on, the radio will search for stations with the selected PTY and traffic announcements. To use the PTY interrupt feature, press and hold the ... alternate frequency off. AF OFF will appear on the display. The radio will not switch to other stations. When you turn the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... around TRAF and when a traffic announcement comes on the tuned radio station you will hear it. If the current tuned station does not broadcast traffic announcements, press this button and the radio ... around TRAF and when a traffic announcement comes on the tuned radio station you will hear it. If no...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...two seconds. You will hear a beep and the light, located to the right of the slot, will begin to flash.... side of the LOAD CD button. 3. Wait for the light, located to the right of the slot, to turn green...., label side up. The player will pull the disc in. Once the disc is loaded, the light will begin ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... disc after you have tried to push it in manually. The receivers 25-second eject timer will... Compact Disc For every CD loaded, a number will appear on the radio display. To play a specific CD, ... number that is playing, and the track number will appear. If an error appears on the radio display, see "...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... can repeat one track or an entire disc. To use repeat, do the following: To repeat the track ... appears on the display and you hear a beep. Use this feature to listen to 10 seconds of the first ... sequential, order, on one disc or on all of the discs. To use random, do one of the following: 0 To play ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... "LOAD C D listed previously in this section for more information. 2. Check to see that the disc changer is not in song list... You may seek through the song list by using the SEEK SCAN arrows. Seeking past ... Select the desired disc by pressing the numbered pushbutton and then use the SEEK SCAN right ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... on. Compact Disc Messages CHECK CD: If this message appears on the radio display, it could... and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 2. Press the SONG LIST button to turn... by learning a portion of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). If the radio is moved to a different vehicle...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... feature works automatically by learning 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 radio and vehicle are turned off, the blinking red light indicates that ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...player may identify the cleaning cassette as a damaged tape, in error. To prevent the cleaning cassette from being ejected, use the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE CD button for five seconds...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... the side without writing when handling discs. Pick up discs bygrasping the outer edges or the edge of ... bent, as it might be by vandals, you should replace it. Check occasionally to be sure the mast is still tightened to ... quarter turn. Care of Your CD Player The use of CD lens cleaner discs is not ...
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    ...Towing Your Vehicle ...4-45 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-45 Loading Your Vehicle ...4-49 Towing a Trailer ...4-51 Your Driving. the Road. and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Driver Behavior... Driving ...4.3 Drunken Driving ...4-4 Control of a Vehicle ...4-7 Braking ...48 . LockingAxle Rear ...4.10 Steering...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...: everyone in the vehicle, including the driver, should buckle up. See Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone ... to unbelted occupants can be reduced or prevented by the use of safety belts. In a rollover crash, an unbelted ... a rollover crash. This section provides many useful tips to help you drive more ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... important safety device in your vehicle: Buckle up. See Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone on... never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Vehicle Design According ... utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. Utility ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... vehicle-related deaths have been associated with the use of alcohol, with more than 300,000 people... obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and ... and situation, here is some general information on the problem. Drunken Driving Death and injury ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...alcohol. According to the American Medical Association, a 180 Ib (82 kg) person who drinks three 12 ounce (355 ml) bottles of beer in an hour will end up with a BAC of about 0.06 percent. The person would reach the same BAC by drinking three 4 ounce (120 ml) glasses of wine or three mixed drinks if ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... greater! 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. "1'11 be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... 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. Sometimes, as when you're driving ... ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means you...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    .... When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake system will check itself. You may hear ...motor or clicking noise while this test is going on. This is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See Anti-Lock Brake System ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. This can help you ... wheels is about to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each front wheel and at both rear ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...: Anti-lock doesn't change the time you need to get your foot up to the brake pedal or always decrease stopping distance.... enough room up ahead to stop, even though you have anti-lock brakes. ... wheel with traction to move the vehicle. Using Anti-Lock Don't pump the brakes. Just hold the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...darts out from between parked cars and stops right in front o you. You f can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in time. But ... speed as you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. 4-1 1
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ..., steer so that your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. 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 down the roadway. 4-12...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...and lines. If you can see a sign up ahead that might indicate a turn or an intersection, ... distance. @ When it looks like a chance to pass is coming up, start to accelerate but stay in the right lane ... have a "running start" that more than makes up for the distance you would lose by dropping back...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... Remember to glance over your shoulder and check the blind spot. Loss of Control Let's review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and acceleration) don't have enough friction where the tires meet the road to do what...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... a surface with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear). Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface is ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...sure to have all necessary maintenance and service work done. Check to make sure all underbody shields... Is there enough fuel? Is the spare tire fully inflated? Are the fluid levels up where they should be? ...? If you don't know, you should check with law enforcement people in the area. Will you be on...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...-roader to follow these basic rules for protecting the environment: Always use established trails, roads and areas that have been ..., for example, need to constantly sweep the terrain for unexpected obstacles. Your ears need to listen for unusual tire or engine sounds. With your arms, hands, feet and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...these surfaces affects the steering, acceleration and braking of your vehicle in different ways. Depending ...delayed acceleration, poor traction and longer braking distances. Surface Obstacles: Unseen or hidden ...clear? * you'll need more distance for braking, especially since you're on an unpaved ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... especially important to avoid sudden acceleration, sudden turns or sudden braking. In a way, off-road driving requires a different kind of... are no road signs, posted speed limits or signal lights. You have to use your own good judgment about what is safe and what isn't. Drinking and driving can be...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...good traction on the hillside, or will the surface cause tire slipping? Is there a straight path up or down the hill so ... safely drive up the hill, you need to take some special steps. Use a low gear and get a firm grip ...a smooth start up the hill and try to maintain your speed. Don't use more power...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... more visible to oncoming traffic. If your engine is still running, shift the transmission to REVERSE (R), release the parking brake, and ... to neutral if your vehicle has a manual transmission) and restart the engine. Then, shift to REVERSE (R), release the parking brake, and slowly back down the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...(or pressing the clutch, if you have a manual transmission) to "rev-up'' the engine and regain forward momentum. This won't... What should I do? A: Set the parking brake, put your transmission in PARK (P) (or the manual transmission in FIRST (1)) and turn off the engine. Leave the vehicle and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...keep your vehicle headed straight down, and use a low gear. This way, engine drag can help your brakes and they won't...loss of control and a serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and use a low gear to keep vehicle speed under control. What's...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... Stop your vehicle by applying the regular brakes. Apply the parking brake. Shift to PARK (P) (or to neutral with the manual transmission) and, while still braking, restart the engine. Shift back to a low gear, release the parking brake, and drive straight down...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... it. Stalling on an Incline If your vehicle stalls when you're crossing an incline, be sure you (and your passengers) get out on the uphill side, even if the door there is harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll over, you'll be right in its path. 4-25
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    ...turning is more difficult, and you'll need longer braking distances. It's best to use a low gear when you're in mud - the ...the sand is. On loosely packed sand (as on beaches or sand dunes) your tires will tend to sink into the sand. This has an effect on steering, accelerating and braking. 4-26
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    You may want to reduce the air pressure in your tires slightly when driving on sand. This will improve traction. Drive... packed snow and ice offer the worst tire traction. On these surfaces, it's very easy ... able to start your engine. When you go through water, remember that when your brakes get wet,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... cleaned and checked. These substances can cause glazing and uneven braking. Check the body structure, steering, suspension, wheels, tires and exhaust system for damage. Also, check the fuel lines and cooling system for any leakage. Your vehicle...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...especially on higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. e...of your eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are in... to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should be checked regularly for proper aim, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... can't stop, accelerate or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as on dry roads. And, if your tires don't have much tread left, you'll get ... The surface may get wet suddenly when your reflexes are tuned for driving on dry pavement. The heavier the rain, the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    .... After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Hydroplaning ... 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 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    Hydroplaning doesn't happen often. But it can if your tires do not have much tread or if the... engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than ... to have your view restricted by road spray. Have good tires with proper tread depth. See Tires on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move, check both ways for ... that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You'll want to watch out for ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... along the entrance ramp, you should begin to check traffic. Try to determine where you expect to ... prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance over your ... pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways (also called ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...and outside? Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels? Lamps: Are they all working? Are the lenses clean? Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, s trouble-free trip. I the tread good enough for long-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...stretch of road with the same scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can make you sleepy. Donମ. eyes moving. Scan the road ahead and to the sides. Check your mirrors and your instruments frequently. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... driving off-road. Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard on ... lower gear. The lower gears help cool your engine and transmission, and you can climb the hill better. Stay...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones... or Ice Most of the time, those places where your tires meet the road probably have good traction. However, if there is snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more. Your anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle's stability when you...stop on a slippery road. Even though you have an anti-lock braking system, you'll want to begin stopping sooner ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... probably stay with your vehicle unless you know for sure that you are near help and you can hike through the snow. Here are some things to do to summon help and keep yourself and your passengers safe: ...You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. I Turn on your hazard flashers. 4-40
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... any that is blocking your exhaust pipe. And check around again from timeto time to be sure snow ... than just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and ... almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... when you're stuck, but you must use caution. If you let your tires spin high speed, they at can explode, and you or ... your transmission back and forth, you can destroy your transmission. For information about using tire chains on your vehicle, see Tire Chains on page 5-64. 4-42
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... forth between REVERSE (R) and a forward gear (or with a manual transmission, between FIRST (1) or SECOND (2) and ...while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. By slowly spinning ...tries, you may need to be towed out. Or, you can use your recovery hooks ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    These hooks, when used, are under a lot of force. Always pull the vehicle straight out. Never pull on the hooks at a ... could break and you or others could be injured from the chain or cable snapping back. Notice: Never use recovery hooks to tow the vehicle. Your vehicle could be damaged and it would ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Towing Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled ...) and "dolly towing" (towing your vehicle with two wheels on the ground and two wheels up on a device known as a "dolly"). e Do you have the proper towing equipment? See your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... propeller shaft if proper protection is not provided. Also, check the transmission fluid level before driving the vehicle. When towing your vehicle, turn... page 5-88. Be sure to use the proper towing equipment designed for recreational vehicle towing. Follow the instructions for the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...an automatic transmission, or if your vehicleis in gear, for a manual transmission. You or others could be injured. Make sure the ...-drive vehicle should not be towed with all four wheels on the ground. Your transmission has no provision for internal lubrication while being towed. To properly tow your...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... propeller shaft if proper protection is not provided. Also, check the transmission fluid level before driving the vehicle. Use the following steps to ... for towing. Release the parking brake. Be sure to use the proper towing equipment designed for recreational vehicle towing. Follow...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... I ' v RIM I COLD TIRE PRESSUR1 9 bEE K R ' S 0 0 n o 0 0 MANUAL FOR ADDITIONAL I N F O R M A T I O N n The CertificationRire label is found on the driver's door edge, above the door latch. The label shows the size of your original tires and the inflation pressures ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... your vehicle-like suitcases, tools, packages, or anything else-they will go as fast ... loading information for off-road driving in this manual. Seeloading Your Vehicle for Off-Road ...15. Payload The payload capacity is shown on the Certification/Tire label. This is the maximum load capacity that your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... damage your vehicle and result in costly repairs not covered by your warranty. To pull ... rear axle maintenance i required for a vehicle used tow atrailer. See s to "Scheduled Maintenance ...Weight of the Trailer" that appears later in this section. , Consider using a sway control if your trailer ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...or hilly conditions). If you have a manual transmission and you are towing a trailer, it's better not to use the highest gear. See Tow/Haul Mode Light on page 3-37. the weight ...indicate that the tow/haul mode has been selected. See Tow/Haul Mode Light on page 3-37. The tow/haul ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... reduced fuel economy and undesirable performance from the engine and transmission. The tow/haul mode should be used only when pulling a heavy ... Trans. Two-Wheel Two Drive, Door Manual Trans. I 3.42 Two-WheelDrive,Two-DoorXtreme Blazer 3.42 Manual Trans. I 1 I I I I I 2,000 Ibs. 4,200 Ibs. 2,000 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...The weight of additional optional equipment, passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle must be subtracted from the maximum trailer weight. The weight... your vehicle's maximum load capacity. * The Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) is the total allowable weight of the completely loaded vehicle and...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires Be sure your vehicle's tires are inflated to the upper limit for cold tires. You'll find these numbers on the Certification label at the ...), be sure to use a properly mounted, weight-distributing hitch and sway control of the proper size. This ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... psi (20 650 kPa) of pressure. The trailer's brake system will use less than 0.02 cubic inch (0.3 ... well. You could even lose your brakes. If everything checks out this far, then make the ... on the master cylinder that sends fluid to the rear brakes. But don't use copper tubing for this. If you do,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... connector, lamps, tires and mirror adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start ...brake controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working. This lets you check your electrical connection ...trip, check occasionally to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lamps and any trailer brakes ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...the right. Always back up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you. ... your signal when they are not. It's important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still working.... steep downgrade. If you don't shift down, you might have to use your brakes so much that they would get...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...). Or, if you have a manual transmission and you are towing a trailer, it's better not to use FIFTH (5) gear. Just drive in ... To avoid this, let the engine run while parked (preferably on level ground) with the automatic transmission in PARK (P) (or the manual transmission out of ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...Apply your regular brakes and hold the pedal down while you: start your engine, shift into a gear, and It can be... someone pick up and store the chocks. If you have left the engine running, ... ground, use the steps that follow. shift lever fully in PARK (P) with Always put the the parking brake ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ..., it's a good idea to review these sections before you start your trip. Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight. Red: Use for battery ... the wiring harness to your trailer. Dark Blue: Use for electric trailer brakes or auxiliary wiring (eight-wire harness ...
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    ...10 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Engine Oil ...5-13 Engine Air CleanedFilter ...5-17 Automatic Transmission Fluid ...5-18 Manual Transmission Fluid ...5-21 Hydraulic Clutch ...5-22 Engine Coolant ...5-23 Radiator Pressure Cap ...5-26 Engine ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Section 5 Service and Appearance Care Vehicle Identification ...5.87 5.87 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...Service Parts Identification Label ...5.87 Electrical System ...5.88 Add-on Electrical Equipment ...5.88 Headlamps ...5.88 Windshield...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    Service Your dealer knows your vehicle best and wants you to be happy with it. We hope you'll go to your dealer for all your service needs. You'll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you'll want to keep your GM vehicle all GM. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... you want to 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,... an air bag system. If it does, see Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... a heavy knocking noise when you drive. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. Otherwise,...accelerate or drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is necessary. If you are using 87 octane or higher-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel wouldn't be covered by your warranty. To check the fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... vapor is highly flammable. It burns violently, and that can cause very bad injuries. Don't smoke if you're near fuel or refueling your vehicle. Keep sparks, flames and smoking materials away from fuel. The fuel cap is located behind a hinged door on the driver's side of your vehicle. 5-7
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... the Outside of Your Vehicle on page 5-82. When filling the tank do not overfill by squeezing in much more fuel after the pump shuts off. While refueling, hang the cap by the tether from the hook on the fuel filler door. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). 5-8
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... type. Your dealer can get one for you. If you get the wrong type, it may not fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See "Malfunction Indicator Lamp" in the Index. Filling a Portable Fuel ContPier I lever I ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    Checking Things Under the Hood Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 1. Pull the handle located ... panel. Things th burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids .... Be careful not to drop or spill things that will burn onto hot engine. a 2. Lift the hood. 5-10
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    3. Release the hood prop from its retainer and put the hood prop into the slot in the hood. Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then lift the hood to relieve pressure on the hood prop. Remove the hood prop from the slot in the hood and return the prop to its ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 275
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    ... (If Equipped) F. Power Steering Reservoir G. Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir H. Engine Air CleanedFilter I. Clutch Master Cylinder ... Fuse Block K. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil It's a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In order to get an...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... in the engine compartment toward the passenger side of the vehicle. When to Add Engine Oil If the oil is at or below the ADD line, then you... at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Oils recommended for your vehicle can be identified by looking for the ... you choose to perform the engine oil change service yourself, be sure the oil you use has the ... Petroleum Institute certified for gasoline engines. You should also use the proper viscosity oil for ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... 20W-50 under any conditions. Notice: Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result ... warranty. When to Change Engine Oil If any one of these is true for you, use the short tripkity ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... in the steering linkage shield assembly located under the radiator support. Turn the screw to unlock or lock the door. If you open the door, make sure ... 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 recycling ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 5-96 to determine which filter to use. 4. Reinstall the engine air cleaner/filter cover. Automatic Transmission Fluid When to Check and Change A good time to check your automatic transmissionfluid ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... sure to get an accurate reading if you check your transmission fluid. Wait at least 30 minutes before checking the transmission fluid level if you have been driving: 0 Get ... you may have to idle the engine longer. Should the fluid level be low during this cold check, you must check the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...use. See Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page6-33. Add fluid only after checking the transmission fluid while it is hot. (A cold check is used only as a reference.) If the fluid level is low, add only enough of the proper fluid ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... sure to get an accurate reading if you check your transmission fluid. After adding fluid, recheck the ... the dipstick in place. Manual Transmission Fluid When to Check A good time to have it checked is when the engine oil is changed. However, the fluid in your manual transmission doesn't require ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... is fully seated. Hydraulic Clutch 1. Remove the filler plug. 2. Check that the lubricant level is up to the bottom of the filler plug hole. The hvdraulic clutch... Adding fluid won't correct a leak. A fluid loss in this system could indicate problem. a Have the system inspected and repaired. 5-22
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    When to Check and What to Use How to Check and Add Fluid The proper fluid should be added if the level ...it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-26. Refer ... the proper fluid. See Part B: Owner Checks and Services on page 6-26 and Part D: Recommended ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    .... Your engine could catch fire and you or others could be burned. Use .... Notice: If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat ... crack the engine, radiator,heater core and other parts. What to Use Use a mixture ... your dealer check your cooling system. Notices If you use the proper...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... coolant recovery tank. Turning the radiator pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can ... pressure cap even a little when the engine and radiator are hot. -- -- The coolant recovery tank ...ADD, or a little higher. When your engine is warm, the level should be up to FULL HOT, or a little ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... on a hot engine... Notice: Your radiator pressure cap is a 15 psi (105 kPa) pressure-type cap and must be ... on the cap line up with the overflow tube on the radiato filler neck. Engine Overheating I Occasionally check the coolant level in the radiator. For information on how to add coolant to the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...Just turnit off and get everyone it away from the vehicle untilcools down. If you get an engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when you: 0 Climb a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...the vehicle until it cools down. You may decide not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C.Engine Cooling Fan If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, don't do ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Don't touch them. If you do, ... pushing the accelerator pedal down. If it doesn't, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. When the engine is cold, the coolant level should be at least up to the ADD mark. If it isn't, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...but you wouldn't get the overheat warning. Your engine could catch fire and you or others could be burned. Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, ... In cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture. 5-30
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and...hot enough. Don't spill coolant on a hot engine. , I When the coolant in the coolant recovery tank is at the ADD ...You can add the proper mixture directly to the radiator, but be sure the cooling system is cool ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...under pressure, and if you turn the radiator pressure cap even a little-- they ...Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, i s hot. Wait for the cooling ... to turn the pressurecap. -- 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    2. Then keep turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 3. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-COOL coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. See Engine Coolant on page 5-23 for more information about the proper coolant mixture. @ 5-33
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 6. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan. 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Engine Fan Noise This vehicle has a clutched engine cooling fan. When the clutch is engaged, the fan spins faster to provide more air to cool the engine. In most everyday driving conditions, the clutch is not... cap lines up like this. You may also hear this fan noise when you start the engine. It...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...system or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. See Engine Compartment Overview on page5-72 for reservoir location. How to Check Power Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. if you will be operating your ... where the temperature may fall below freezing, use a fluid that has sufficient protection againstfreezing.... the tank ifit is completely full. Don't use engine coolant (antifreeze)in your windshield ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-... you have too much brake fluid, it can spill on the engine. The fluid will burn if the ... section. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to check your brake fluid. See Part C: Periodic ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    Checking Brake Fluid Just look at the brake fluid reservoir. The fluid level should be above MIN. If it isn't have your brake system checked to see if there is a leak. Y U can check the brake fluid without taking off the cap. O Always clean the brake fluid reservoir cap and the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... conditions or climates may cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not...Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect ...brake pads could result in costly brake repair. Brake Pedal Travel See your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... work well together if the vehicle is to have really good braking. Your vehicle was designed and tested with top-quality ... has the replacement number shown on the original battery's label. We recommend an ACDelco@ battery. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-72 for battery location. Warning: ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or a manual transmission in NEUTRAL before setting ... If you leave your radio on, it could be badly damaged. The repairs wouldn't be covered by your ...work, and it could damage your vehicle. 1. Check the other vehicle. It must have a 12-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    .... 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..., and some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the batteries have enoughwater. You...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    6. Connect the red positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 8. ... other end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 9. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... that the cables don't touch each other or any other metal. The repairs wouldn't be covered by your warranty. 3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable .... 4. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the other vehicle. A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part B. GoodBattery 5. DeadBattery 5-45
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services on page 6-4. If the level ... to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See Pat? D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-33. How to Check Lubricant To get an...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Four-wheel Drive Lubricant checks in this section also apply to these vehicles. However, ... Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant. See Part C: Periodic Maintenance ... to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. Use care not to overtighten the plug....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services on page 6-4. If the ... to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. How to Check Lubricant What to Use Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... See Replacement Bulbs on page 5-53 for the proper types of bulbs to use. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this ...others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. I 2. Remove the black retainer clips by lifting up. 3. Pull the headlamp assembly ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... into the headlamp assembly and turn it clockwise until it is tight. 7. Plug in the electrical connector. 2. Remove the black retainer clips by lifting up. 3. Pull the headlamp assembly out. 8. Put the headlamp assembly back into the vehicle. 9. Install the two retaining clips. IO. Close the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    One-Piece Front Turn Signal Lamps 1. Remove the headlamp assembly as shown under Headlamps on page 5-49 for "One-Piece Composite Headlamp System." 2. Twist the bulb socket to remove it from the headlamp assembly. 4. Turn the bulb/socket assembly counterclockwise to remove it. 5. Put the new ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... Turn Signal Lamps 1. Remove the headlamp assembly as shown under Headlamps on page 5-49 for "Two-Piece Composite Headlamp System." 2. Locate the locking tabs on the assembly. Squeeze the tabs together and push that end of the assembly out while holding the tabs. The assembly will swing out. 4....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... Put the socket into the assembly and turn the socket clockwise until it locks in place. 8. Install the lamp assembly and tighten the screws. 9. Close ... tailgate. 2. Remove the two screws from the lamp assembly. Replacement Bulbs Number Lamp Halogen Headlamps, Composite 9006 HB4 or Low Beam 9006LL ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Partson page 5-96. Notice: Use care when removing or installing a blade assembly. Accidental bumping can cause the arm to ... the windshield. 1. To remove the old wiper blades, lift the wiper arm until it locks into a vertical position. 5-54
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... off as the insert is fully inserted. 5. Be sure that the notches are locked by the bottom claws. Make sure that all ...slots. 2. Press down on the blade assembly pivot locking tab. Pull down on the blade assembly ... has two notchesat one end that are locked by bottom claws of the blade assembly. Atthe ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... wiper blade will not lock in a vertical position like the windshield wiper blade, so care should be used when pulling it away from the vehicle. B C A. Claw in Notch B. Correct ... in the wiper arm hook. Pull up until the pivot locking tab locks in the hook slot. 7. Carefully ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... for details. - \Continued) Poorly maintained and improperly used tires are dangerous. Overloading your ... could cause serious injury. Check all tires frequently to maintain the recommended pressure. ... pressure should be checked when your tires are cold. Overinflated tires are more likely to be cut,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...your tires once a month or more. Also, check the tire pressure of the spare tire. If you have a compact spare tire, it should be at 60 psi (420 kPa). The CertificationRire... Too much heat How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You can't tell if your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... "Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services," in Section 6, for scheduled rotation intervals. After the tires have been ... Flat Tire" in the Index. When rotating your tires, always use one of the correct rotation patterns ... match your vehicle's regular road tires and wheels in size and type, do ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... Time for New Tires One way to tell when it's time for new tires is to check the treadwear indicators, which will appear when your tires have only... The tire has a bump, bulge or split. The tire has a puncture, cut or other damage that can't be repaired well because of the size or location of the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... vehicle may not handle properly, and you could have acrash. Using tires of different sizes may also cause damageto your vehicle. Be sure to use the same size and type tires on all wheels. Itମ. could fail suddenly, causing a crash. Use only radial-ply tires with the wheels on your vehicle. 5-6 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... 100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may... corresponds to a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal ...: The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... and balanced carefully at the factory to give you the longest tire life and best overall performance. Scheduled ... not needed. However, if you notice unusual tire wear or your vehicle pulling one way ... be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires loseair and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...a crash.Use another type of traction device only if its manufacturer recommendsit for use on your vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...be very bumpy and noisy, but you can still steer. Gently brake to a stop - well off the road if possible. If a tire goes flat, the next part shows how to use your jacking equipment to change a flat tire safely. If a front tire fails, the flat tire will ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. 3 Turn off the engine. . To be even more certain the vehicle won't move, you can put blocks at the front ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    The following instructions explain how to remove the spare tire, depending on where it is mounted on your vehicle. See Compact Spare Tire on .../to a stowage position under the vehicle while the vehicle the is supported by a jack. Always tighten the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle when ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... the center of the wheel. Remove it and the retainer. Unhook the tire from the mounting bracket and remove key.cover. .... Then remove the spare tire cover. If you have this feature, the locking wheel nut can be... key lock case straight necessary not to pull the off. It is turn Put the spare tire near ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Removing the Wheel Cover The tools you'll be using include the jack (A) and wheel wrench (B). Your vehicle may also have an optional hub cap removal tool. Position the chisel end of your wheel wrench, or the hub cap removal tool (if equipped), in the notch of the hub cap and pry off the hub cap....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire If you have individual wheel nut caps that cover ... they must be removed in order to get to the wheel nuts. Use the socket end of the wheel wrench to remove the wheel... caps before you take off the hub cap. 1. Using the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    3. Fit the jack into the appropriate hole nearest the flat tire. Getting under a vehicle when it jacked up is is dangerous. If the vehicle slipsoff .... Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. A. Front Frame Hole B. Rear Frame Hole (2-Door) or Spring ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...the ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit underneath the wheel well. 5. Remove all ... wheel nuts and take off the fiat tire. Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it... wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel to do this;but be...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    [ Nevler use oil or girease on studs or nut s. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a ... nut by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. If a nut can't be turned by hand, use the wheel wrench and see your dealer as soon as possible. 7. Place the spare on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... brake pulsation and rotordamage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten thewheel nuts ... torque specification. Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools Incorrect w, h l nuts or improp... in the properplace. Nofice: An aluminum wheel with a flat tire should always be stored under the vehicle ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... to store the underbody-mounted spare. 4. Raise the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle by turning ... B. ValveStem (Pointed Down) C. Spare or Flat Tire D. Spring E. F. G. H. WheelWrench Lower Raise Hoist ... try to rotate or turn the tire. If the tire moves, use the wheel wrench to tighten...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Follow this diagram for the inside-mounted spare. Follow this diagram for the rear-mounted spare. C A. Spare or Flat Tire B. Retainer C. Nut D. Wheel Carrier E. Hook A. Wheel Carrier B. Spare or Flat Tire C. Wheel Nut and Locking Nut Cylinder (If Equipped) 5-76
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... it is secured. The special lug nut and lock case is not intended to be used on any road wheei, only on the spare ... 22 to 32 Ib-ft (30 to 40 N -). Use the following diagram as a guide. Make sure the tire and carrier are secure. Driving with the tire or carrier unlatched could injure pedestrians or ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...trip and then have the damaged or flat road tire repaired or replaced. Of course, it's best to ...air over time, so check its inflation pressure regularly. See Inflation -- Tire Pressure on page 5-58...is correctly inflated. Have the damaged or flat road tire repaired or replaced as soon as you can and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning the inside. Never use these to clean your ... can all damage your vehicle, too. Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... are some cleaning tips: 0 Leather - Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Clean up stains as soon as you can they set. before Use a soft cloth with ... a leather cleaner. See your dealer for this product. Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive cleaners, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... Clean cloth moistened in Warm, soapy water (use mild dish washing soap). Dry the ... Care/AppearanceMaterials on page 5-85. Notices Don't use abrasive cleaners on glass, because they may ... scraped off later. If abrasive cleaners are used the on inside rear of the window, an electric defogger element ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... Exterior LampdLenses Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap .... Don't wash your vehicle in the direct rays of the sun. Use a car washing soap. Don't use... Care/Appearance Materials on page 5-85. Don't use cleaning agents that are petroleum based, or that contain acid...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    .... Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. If necessary, use non-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for ... washer solvent. Then rinse the blade with water. Check the wiper blades and clean them as ... is all that is usually needed. However, you may use chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel trim, if...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... take your vehicle through an automatic car wash that has silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. These ...and scratches can be repaired withtouch-up materials avaliable from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger... dealer's body and paint shop. Tires To clean your tires, use a stiff brush with ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall Tire Cleaner Vinyl Cleaner Glass Cleaner Usage .... Removes tar, road oil and asphalt. Use on chrome or stainless steel. Removes soil and ... no defect in the paint job causes this, GM will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...Description Usage Medium foaming shampoo. Cleans and lightly waxes. Biodegradable and phosphate free. Quickly...and cloth upholstery. Odorless spray odor eliminator used on fabrics, vinyl, leather and Lcarpet. Wash... necessary. Odor Eliminator Cleaner Wax Foaming Tire Shine Low Gloss See your General...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll... outside your vehicle. The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels ... Identification The 8th character in your VIN is the engine code. This code will help you identify ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse, you ... vehicle that you can get along without- like the radio or cigarette lighter-and use its fuse, if it is the correct amperage. Replace it as ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... turning the fastener counterclockwise. Extra fuses and the fuse extractor are provided in the cover. To reinstall the fuse panel cover, push in and turn the fastener clockwise. N ILLUM I IST WHLJ ILLUM Fuse A Usage Not Used Not Used Not Used Cigarette Lighter, Data Link Connector B 1 2 5-89
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... Cooling Control Head (Manual) Turn Signal Cluster, Engine Control Module Interior Lights Auxiliary Power ... 15 Usage Power Locks Motot 4WD Switch, Engine Controls (VCM, PCM, Transmission) Supplemental Inflatable ...Air Cooling Sensors (Automatic) Anti-Lock Brakes Rear Wiper Radio, Ignition 16 17 18 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... is located under the hood on the driver's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on location... Fuse Usage Trailer Left Turn Trailer Right Turn Trailer Back Up Lamps Vehicle Back Up Lamps Headlamp Power TRL TRN TRR TRN TRL B/U VEH B/U HDLP PWR 5-91...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... Running Lamps Air Conditioning Horn Not Used Horn Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Back Up Lamps Column Feed,lgnition 2, 3, 4 Starter Retained Accessory Power Not Used Oxygen Sensor Engine Mirrors, Door Locks Fog Lamps Starting and Charging Ignition 1 Accessory Feeds,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... Left Rear Parking Lamps Liftglass Starter Solenoid, Fuel Pump, PRNDL Heated Seat Heating,Ventilation, Air Cooling System Trailer Center High Mount Stop Light Rear Defogger Truck Body Computer Fuse CRANK CHMSL HAZLP VECHMSL RR DEFOG HTDMIR ATC STOPLP RR W/W Usage Clutch Switch, NSBU Switch Center ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Capacities and Specifications Wheels and Tires Wheel Nut Torque 100 Ib-ft (140 N. m) See the CertificationRire Tire Pressure label. See "Loading Your Vehicle" in the... Cooling System* English I Metric *All capacities are approximate. After refill, the level must be checked. 5-94
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    Air Conditioning Refrigerant Capacity If you do your own service work, you'll need the proper service manual. See Doing Your Own Service Work on page 5-4 for additional information. It is recommended that service work on your air conditioning system be performed by a qualified technician. 5-95
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts 20 inches (51 cm) **GM Part No. 5-96
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...Maintenance Requirements ...6.2 How This Section is Organized ...6-3 6. Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services ...4 Using Your Maintenance Schedule ...6-4 Selecting the... Scheduled Maintenance ...-6-17 Part B: Owner Checks and Services ...6-26 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-26 At Least Once a Month ...6-26 At...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... OIL r THE PROPER LEVEL AND CHANGE AS RECOMMENDED A I I ' Maintenance Requirements Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... let your dealer's service department or another qualified service center do these jobs. "Part B: Owner Checks and Services" tells you what should be checked and when. It also explains what you can easily do to help keep your vehicle in good condition. "...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts.... listed in Part D. Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all necessary repairs done... vary. You may need more frequent checks and replacements. So please read ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... occurs first). Drive Axle Service. Every 6,000 Miles (10 000 km): Tire Rotation. Every 15,000 Miles (25 000 km): Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection, if driving in dusty conditions. Automatic Transmission Service (severe conditions only). Every 30,000 Miles (50000 km): Engine Air Cleaner ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...(or 12 months, whichever occurs first). Drive Axle Service. Tire Rotation. Every 15,000 Miles (25 000 km): Automatic Transmission Service (severe ... after 150,000 miles (240 000 km) for the life of this vehicle. See Part B: Owner Checks and Services on page6-26 and Part C: Periodic ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) + A good time to checkyour brakes is during tire rotation. See Brake System Inspection on page 6-32. **Drive axle service. See ... Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-33 for proper lubricant to use: Check fluid level and add fluid as ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... dusty conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote t.) Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid ... terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any these of ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... 3 months, whichever occurs first). (See fuotnote #.) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid... 3 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) U Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid...3 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #*) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and add ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    .... (See footnote t.) Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. c1 Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the ... terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...first). An Emission Control Service. U Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, --..
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...3 months whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and add ...83000 km) 0 If you haven't used your vehicle under severe service conditions listed previously ...transmission fluid, change both the fluid and filter. Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, If you do not use your vehicle under any of these ... footnote t.) 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0 Rotate tires. See ...doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. 63,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    .... - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any these of ... conditions. Replace filter if necessary. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote t-) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and add ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... occurs first). (See footnote #.) CI Check readfront axle fluid level and ... occurs firstj. (See footnote #-) CI Check readfront axle fluid level and ... Miles (135 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months..., whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ...first). (See footnote #.) U Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid as 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0 Rotate tires. See Tire Inspection ... (155 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, needed. Check constant velocity joints ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... seals for leaking. (See footnote **.) 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See Engine Coolant on page 5-23 for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, presstire cap and neck. Pressure test cooling system ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... and additional information. (See footnote +.) + A good time to check your brakes is during tire rotation. See Brake System Inspection on page 6-32. ** Drive axle service. See Part... Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-33 for proper lubricant to use. Check fluid level and add fluid as ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not useyour vehicle under any ... (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) 0 Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid as needed....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of ... +.) 0 Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote f.) 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... 000 km) 0 If you haven't used your vehicle under severe 0 Check readfront axle fluid ... fluid, change both the fltiid and filter. Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change. 17 ...When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. whichever occurs ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Miles (100 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, 0 Rotate tires. See Tire Inspection and Rotation .... - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). (See footnote #.) U Check readfront axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check ... terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use yourvehicle under any of these conditions, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... terrain. - When doing frequent trailer towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your... Control Service. (See footnote t.) 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0 Rotate tires. See Tire Inspection and Rotation on page 5-58 proper ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...) valve. An Emission Control Service. 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See Engine Coolant on page5-23 for what to use. lnspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure test the cooling ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ..., make sure they are the proper ones, as shown in Part D. Engine Coolant Level Check Check the engine coolant level and add DEX-COOL@ coolant mixture ... to check your spare tire. See Tires on page 5-57 for further details. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... does not need regular maintenance.) Spare Tire Check At least twice a year, after the monthly inflation check of the spare tire determines that the spare is inflated to the correct tire inflation pressure... and then try to rotate or turn the tire. If it moves, use the wheel wrench to tighten ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... if needed. See Automatic Transmission Fluid on page 5-18. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if needed. Starter Switch Check ... this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired at once. \ en you are doing this check, the vehicle ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ...works in any other position, your vehicle needs service. On manual transmission vehicles, put the shift lever in NEUTRAL (N),... PARK (P), your vehicle needs service. Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ..., set the parking brake. To check the parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and ... is held by the parking brake only. To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running,... begin to move. 1 Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ... dealer's service department or other qualified service center do these jobs. Make sure any necessary repairs are completed at once. Proper procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See Service Publications Ordering lnformation on page 7-1 1. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... parking brake adjustment. You may need to have your brakes inspected more often if your driving habits or ... transfer case and add lubricant when necessary. A fluid loss could hdicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. Check vent hose at transfer case for kinks and proper installation....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... vehicle's engine, see Engine Oil on page 5- 7 . 3 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Engine Coolant Coolant. See Engine Coolant on ... No. U.S. 1052271, in Canada (Locking 10950849. Do not add friction Differential) modifier. Manual Transmission 6-33
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... Release Pawl Fluid/Lubricant DEXRON-Ill Automatic Transmission Fluid. AUTO-TRAK I1 Fluid (GM ...FluWLubricant Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube Hood and Door (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Hinges Canada ... Mounted Spare (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Tire Carrier (if Canada 10953474, or equivalent). ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service and any additional information from "Owner Checks and Services" or "Periodic Maintenance" on the following record pages. Also, you should retain all ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) 6-36
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    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Maintenance Record
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    MaintenanceRecord(cont'd) 6-38
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... States Government ...7.10 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...7.11 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7.11 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7.11 Customer Assistance Information ...7.2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...72 . Online Owner Center ...7.4 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Chevrolet. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction ... by the dealership without further help, contact the Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center by calling 1-800-...We encourage you to call the toll-free number in order to give your inquiry prompt ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ...Bureaus to settle automotive disputes regarding vehicle repairs or the interpretation of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.... program prior to filing a court action, use of the program is free of charge and your ...You may contact the BBB using the toll-free telephone number or write them at the following...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ....com. Customer AssistanceOff ices Chevrolet encourages customers to call the toll-free number for assistance. If a U.S. customer wishes to write to Chevrolet, the letter should be ... of hearing, or speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Chevrolet has TTY equipmentavailable at its...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... Assistance: 1-800-268-6800 GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities This program, available to qualified applicants, can reimburse you up to $1,000 toward aftermarket driver or passenger adaptive equipment you may require for your vehicle (hand controls, wheelchair/scooter lifts, etc.). ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... of the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 2003 Chevrolet, membership in Roadside Assistance is free. Roadside Assistance is ... New Vehicle Limited Warranty to eligible purchasers of 2003 Chevrolet passenger cars and light duty trucks. (See your selling dealer for details.) Free ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    Courtesy Care is available to retail and retail lease customers operating 2003 and newer Chevrolet vehicles for a period of 3 years136,OOO miles (... in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Chevrolet reserves the right to modify or discontinue Basic Care and Courtesy...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    Courtesy Transportation Chevrolet has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of motor ... warranty repairs. Plan Ahead When Possible When your vehicle requires warranty service, you ... driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... wait. However, if you are unable to wait Chevrolet helps minimize your inconvenience by providing ...completion of the repair. Generally it is not possible to provide a like-vehicle as a courtesy rental. Shuttle Service ..., reimbursement up to$30 per day (five day maximum) may be available for the use ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... and all program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every dealer. ...appropriate dealer personnel. Canadian Vehicles: For warranty repairs during the Complete Vehicle Coverage period ...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle, ... Please call us at 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... Bulletins give technical service information needed to knowledgeably service General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and service of your vehicle. In Canada, information pertaining to Product Service...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... Aluminum ...5-84 AM ...3-69 3-40 AM-FM Radio ...Antenna, Fixed Mast ...3-71 Anti-lock BrakeSystem ...4-8 Anti-Lock Brake, System Warning Light ...3-31 Appearance Care ...5-79 Care of Safety Belts ...5-81 5-85 Chemical Paint Spotting ...Cleaning the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ... Radio Reception ...Automatic Headlamp System ...Automatic Transfer Case ...Automatic Transmission ...Fluid ...Operation ...Automatic Transmission Check ...Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check ... 3-40 3-39 3-69 3-69 3-13 2-31 2-21 5-18 2-23 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ..., Child Restraints ...1-51 5-64 Chains, Tires ...ChargingSystemLight ...3-28 Check EngineLight ...3-32 GagesWarningLight ...3-37 CheckingBrake Fluid ...5-39 Checking Coolant ...5-25 Checking Engine Oil ...5-13 ... Things Under the Hood ...5-10 Checking Your Restraint Systems ...1-59 Chemical Paint ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... Directing the Airflow ...3-19 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Dolly Towing ...4-47 DomeLamps ...3-17 Door Locks ...2-7 ...2-8 Power Locks Door Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-8 Rear Door Security Locks ...2-10 Driver Position, Safety Belt ...1-16 Driver ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... Engine Air CleanedFilter ...5-17 Battery ...5-41 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-32 Coolant ...5-23 Coolant ... ...Oil ...Overheating ...Starting ...Engine Compartment Fuse Hock ...Engine Coolant Level Check ...Engine Oil Additives ...Engine Oil Level Check ...Entry Lighting ...Environmental ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Flat Tire. Changing ...5-66 Fluid Automatic Transmission ...5-18 Manual Transmission ...5-21 Power Steering ...5-36 5-37 ... ...6-31 Fuses Fuses and Circuit Breakers ...5-88 5-88 Windshield Wiper ... G Gage 3-37 Check Gages Warning Light ...Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-31 Fuel ...3-37 3-35 Oil ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... ...5-23 How to Check Lubricant ...5-46 How to Check Power Steering Fluid ...5-36 ii How to Use This Manual ...How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ... ...2-19 Ignition Transmission Lock Check ...6-29 Infants and Young Children, Restraints ...1-35 Inflation -- Tire Pressure ...5-58 Inspection BrakeSystem ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ......1-46 8 Leather ...5-80 Leaving Your Vehicle ...2-10 Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running ...2-37 Light 3-27 Air Bag Readiness ...Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ...3-31 Brake System Warning ...3-30 Charging System ...3-28...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... ...4-61 Maintenance When Trailer Towing ...Making Turns ...4-58 Malfunction Indicator Light ...3-32 1-4 Manual Lumbar Controls ...Manual Seats ...1-2 Manual Transmission ...2-21 Fluid ...5-21 Operation ...2-27 Manual Transmission Check ...6-28 Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ...Things That Burn ...2-38 Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission Park (P) Mechanism Check ...6-30 Parking on Hills ...4-59 Parking Your Vehicle ...2-38 Park(P) ... Into ...2-35 Part A - Scheduled Maintenance Services ...6-4 Part B - Owner Checks and Services ...6-26 Part C - ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ...Playing a Specific Loaded CompactDisc ...3-65 Playing the Radio ...3.40. 3.49. 3.43. 3-58 Power ... ...Power Steering ...4-10 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-8 Programming the HomeLink Transmitter ...2-45 ... ...2-5 Remote Rear Glass Release ...2-15 Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ...47 Resetting Defaults ...2-47 Restraint System Check ...6-27 Checking Your Restraint Systems ...1-59 Replacing... Aftera Crash ...1-59 Restraint Systems 1-59 Checking ...Replacing Parts ...1-59 Restraints. Head ...1-7... Running Your Engine While You Are Parked ...2-39 Safety Belt ...3-27 Reminder Light ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ...36 Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 7-12 Service Bulletins ...Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada ...3-32 Service Manuals ...7-11 Servicing YourAir Bag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-57 3-63 Setting Preset PTYs ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... Inspection ... Tilt Wheel ...3-6 Time Delay ...2-41 Tire Inflation Check ...6-26 Tires ...5-57, 5-84 Buying New Tires ...5-60...61 Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-63 5-63 Wheel Replacement ...5-60 When It Is Time for New Tires To Use the Engine Coolant Heater .., ...2-22 ..., ...5-80 Top of the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... Fluid. Automatic ..., ...5-18 Fluid.Manual ...5-21 Up-Shift Light ...3-29 Transmission Operation. Automatic ...2-23 Transmission Operation. Manual ...2-27 Transmission. Transaxle. Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual ...7-11 TransportationOptions ...7-9 Traveling to Remote Areas ...4-17 Trip ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Blazer | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ... ...Wheels and Tires ...5-94 When to Add Engine Oil ...5-14 When to Change Engine Oil ...5-16 When to Check ...5-21, 5-58 When to Check and Change ...5-18 When to Check and Change Lubricant ...5-46 When to Check and What to Use ...5-23 , When to CheckPower Steering Fluid ...5-36 When...
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