2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner's Manual

2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Manual

2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo manual table of contents:

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    The 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-2 1-8 Rear Seats ...1-10 Safety Belts ...Child Restraints ...1-29 ...1-48 Air Systems Bag ...1-57 Restraint System Check Features and Controls ...2-1 2-2 Keys ...Doors Locks and ...2-8 2-13 ...
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    ... GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name MONTE CARLO are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was ... from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. If you do this, it will help you ...
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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 symbol means “Donମ.
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    ... Systems Features and Controls Instrument Panel Overview Climate Controls Warning Lights, GagesandIndicators 0 Notice: These mean there is something that could damage ...you what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors ...
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    ... b*'Q P=- BAlTERY CHARGING SYSTEM I-1 (@) FUEL NARNlNG FLASHER COOLANT OWNER'S MANUAL DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS ENGINE OIL PRESSURE W* SERVICE n EXPLODE BAlTERY POWER WINDOW 1 ANTI-LOCK BRAKES ( ) @ SERVICE MANUAL +
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    ...See After an Air Bag Inflates? ...1-54 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-56 Restraint System Check ... Restraint System Parts After a it= Crash ...1-d8 Front Seats ...1-2 Manual Seats ...1-2 Six-Way Power Seats ...1-3 Manual Lumbar ...1-3 Heated Seats ...1-4 Reclining Seatbacks ...1-4 Head ...
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    ... Seats Manual Seats You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movementcould startle and ...seat only when the vehicle is not moving. If your vehicle has the manual seat, lift the bar located under the front of the seat to ...
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    Six-Way Power Seats Manual Lumbar If your vehicle hasthis feature, the control is located on the outboard side Of the front Seats...€™s seat. Turn the knob toward the front of the vehicle to increase lumbar support. Turn the knob toward the rear of the vehicle to decrease lumbar support....
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    Heated Seats If your vehicle has this option, the switches that control the seats temperature are located on the center console. Reclining Seatbacks There are two settings, LO and HI. Press LO to warm the seat to a lower temperature. Press HI to warm the seat to a higher temperature. To turn this ...
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    Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can’t do their job when you’re reclined like this. The shoulder belt can’t do its job. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt canମ.
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    Head Restraints Seatback Latches There is a latch located on the lower back of the front seat that enables the front seatback to fold forward. This allows more room for entry and exit of rear seat passengers. To fold the locked seatback forward, push the seatback toward the rear and lift the latch...
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    The right front passenger seat is designed to make it easy to get into and out of the rear seat. 1. Lift the latch on the back of the right front seat and tilt the seatback forward. The seat can be pushed and slid forward to allow someone to get into or out of the rear seat area. 2. Return the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...not fold down all the way. 2. Pull forward on the seatback tab located on the outboard side of the back seat cushion to fold the seatback down. To lower the rear seatback, follow these steps: 1. Remove the rear center lap-shoulder belt latch by using a pointed object to press the release button. ...
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    2. Reconnect the center safety belt latch plate to the buckle. A safety belt that is improperly o u 4 , not r properly attached, or twisted won't provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After raising the rear seatback, always check to be ...
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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 you should not do with safety belts. It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in ...
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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 3-29. Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. In most states and in all Canadian provinces, the law says to wear safety belts. Here's why: They work...
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    ...you are belted. Q: If my vehicle has air bags, why should wear safety ...belts make such good sense. I have to A: Air bags are in many vehicles today and ...not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required ... if you're in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle...
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    Q: If I'm a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? 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. And there are different rules for smaller ...
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    Driver Position This part describes the driver's restraint system. 3. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it get twisted. Lap-Shoulder Belt The 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 ...
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    ... To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less ilkely to sllde under ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much 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. In a crash, 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 injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. L I I I I I 1 I I I 1 I 1-21
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    ... you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy. 1-22
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    The best way to protect the fetus is to protect the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. Rear Seat Passengers It's very ...
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    Lap-Shoulder Belt All rear seating positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here's how to wear one properly. 2. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure itis secure. When the shoulder belt is pulled out all theway, it will lock. If it does, let it ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely to...
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    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 to remove the guide from its storage clip. 1-26
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    ... shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guides. Pull the guide upward to expose its storage clip, and then slide the guide onto the clip. Turn the guide and clip inward and in between ...
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    Child Restraints Older Children Q: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? A: If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...€™s upper body would have the restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting in a rear seat outside position, see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults on page 1-26. Never do this. Here two children are wearing the same belt. The belt can’t properly spread the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... or fatal injuries. Wherever the child sits, the lap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the child's thighs. This applies belt ... h i ~ i e ' ~ adult safety belts alone, unless there is no other choice. Instead, they need to use a child restraint. Never do ...
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    People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-lb. (110 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Children who are up against, or very close to, any air bag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed. Air bags plus lap-shoulder belts offer outstanding protection for adults and ... Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its air bag system is designed for them. Young children...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for...children with special needs. Newborn infantsneed complete support, including support for the head and This is neck. necessary because a ...
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    ... child,for whom the safety belts are designed. A young child’s hip bones are stillso small that the vehicle’s regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should. Instead, it may settle up around the child’s abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force on a body area thatମ.
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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 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... T-si lapeu s 11eruI I d > 31IUUIUW suapa LI l a r f are attached to a flat pad which restslow against the child's body. A shelf- or armrest-type shield has straps that are attached to a wide, shelf-like shield that swings up or tothe side. I A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to ...
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    ... motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find these ... itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if ... to properly secure any child restraint in your vehicle - even when no child is in it. 1-38
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    ... are designed for use with 3r without the top strap being anchored. Others require the top strap always to be anchored. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for f your child restraint. I yours requires that the top strap be anchored, don't use the restraint unless it is anchored properly. If ...
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    ..., you'll be ready to secure the child restraint itself. Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) Your vehicle has the LATCH system. You'll ...
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    A. Vehicle anchor B. LATCH system attachment points Trip strap A. Vehicle anchor c. B. LATCH system attachment points vvitn tnis system, use tne LATZii system instead oi ii~e vehicle's safety belts to secure a child restraint. 1-41
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    ... points on the child restraint to the anchors in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If the child restraint i forward-facing, ... page 1-39. Tighten the top strap according to the child restraint instructions. 5. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions ...
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    ... restraint is equipped with the LATCH system, see Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children ... restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child ... belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions wiii show you how. 1-43...
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    4. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 5. To tighten the belt, feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to...
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    ...child restraint would be very close to the inflating air bag. Always secure a rear-facing ... when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle has a right front passenger air ...safety be!t through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 1-45 Securing a Child...
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    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-46
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    6. To tighten the belt, feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is ...
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    ...chance of hitting things inside the vehicle or being ejected from it. Air bags are designed to work with safety belts .... And, for some unrestrained occupants, frontal air bags may provide less protection... moderate to in severe CAUTION: (Continued) Frontal air bags are designed to help reduce the risk...
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    ...your vehicle shouldwear a safety belt properly, whether or not there's an air bag for that person. Bclrlr frontal and side impact air bags ... vehicle, and should iiot lean oil the boor. Anyone who is up against, or very close to, any air bag when inflates can be seriously injured it or killed. Air...
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    ...? instrument panel, which shows the air bag symbol. 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 3-30 for more information. The driver's frontal ...
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    - The right front passenger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. If your vehicle has one, the driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-51
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    ...driver's and right front passenger's frontal air bags are not designed to inflate in rollovers,...Bag Systems in the Index. A driver 's side impact air bag is designed to inflate in moderate to severe ...crashes involving the driver's door. A side impact air bag will inflate if the crash severity ...
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    ... any particular crash, no one can say whether an air bag should .... But the frontal air bags would not help you in many types of collisions, ...bag. A side impact air bag would not help you in many types of collisions,.... For both the frontal and side impact air bags, the sensing system triggers a release ...
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    ... air bag inflates, there is dust in the air. This dust could cause breathing problems of for people with a history asthma or...If you have breathing problems but can't get out of the vehicle after air bag an ...a door. If you experience breathing problems followingan air bag deployment, you should seek ...
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    ... that an air bag system won't work properly. See your dealer for service. Air bags are designed to inflate only once. After an air bag ... to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to ...
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    ... Air bags affect how your vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the air bag systems in several places around ... Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag systems. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information...
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    ...Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors ...rip apart under impact forces. If a belt is torn or frayed, get a new one right away. Also look for any opened or broken air bag covers, and have them repaired or replaced. ...
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    ...ve had a crash, do you need new belts or LATCH system parts? After a...more severe crash, then you need new parts. If the LATCH system was being used ...more severe crash, you may need new LATCH system parts. If belts ...safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs may be necessary ...
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    ... ...2-27 Engine Exhaust ...2-28 Running Your Engine While You Are Parked ...2-29 Mirrors ...2.30 ...2.30 Manual Rearview Mirror ...Manual Rearview ... and Operating Your Vehicle ...2-17 New Vehicle Break-In ...2.17 Ignition Positions ...2.17 Starting Your Engine ...2.18 Engine ...
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    Keys Leaving childre...n a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-2
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    ...a number of features that can help prevent theft. You can have a lot of trouble getting into your vehicle if you ever lock your keys inside. .... See OnStap System on page 2-34 for more information. if you need a new key, contact your dealer for assistance. In an emergency, contact Chevrolet Roadside ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. e Check to... Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5. If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. e 2-4
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    Remote Keyless Entry System Operation Using the remote keyless entry transmitter, you can lock and unlock your doors or release your trunk from about 3 feet (1 m) up to 30 feet (9 m) away. Press this button to activate an alarm. The ignition must be in OFF or ACC for the remote alarm to work. When...
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    ... transmitters must also be matched. Once your dealer has coded the new transmitter, the lost transmitter will not unlock your vehicle. Each vehicle ... seconds or until the ignition is turned to ON or LOCK is pressed. Locking the doors with the power door locks will also cause the lamps to turn off. If...
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    ...2. Gently pry the battery out o the transmitter. Do not use a metal object. 3. Put the new battery into the transmitter as shown on the transmitter. Use type CR2032 battery or equivalent. 4. Put the two halves back together. Make sure the halves are together...
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    ...entry transmitter. From the inside, use the manual or power door locks. To manually unlock the driver's door ... out. A child can be overcome by extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries ... doors can help prevent this from happening. To manually lock the driver's door from the outside, insert ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...Programmable Automatic Door Locks Programmable automatic power door locks are a standard feature that is intended ... door above the armrest. Programmable Modes Mode 1: No automatic door lock or unlock. Mode ... lock when the transaxle is shifted out of PARK (P); no automatic door unlock. Press the top ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    .... Lockout Protection To protect you from locking your key in the vehicle, this feature stops the power door locks from locking when the key is in the ignition and a door is open. If a power lock switch is pressed when a door is open and the key is in the ignition, ...
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    ... and select the control setting that will force outside air into your vehicle. See "Climate Controls" in the Index. ii you h a v e air uuiieis u i - 1 ui Gii&i* the instrument panel, open ... be in PARK (P) for the remote trunk release button to work. See "Engine Exhaust" in the Index. 2-11
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    ... of the emergency trunkrelease handle could damage it. Pull down on the handle to lower the trunk lid. Then close the trunk with your other hand. ... handle located inside the trunk on the latch. This handle will glow following exposure to light. Pull the release handle up to open the trunk from the ...
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    Windows I 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. 1 2-13
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    ...active. See "Retained Accessory Power (RAP)" under Ignition Positions on page 2- 17. Visor Vanity Mirrors Open the cover on the top of the sun visor to expose the vanity mirror. If your vehicle has the lighted vanity mirrors, the lamps come on when you open the cover. 2-...
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    ...trunk is open and the key is removed from the ignition. The light on the radio flashes quickly to let you ...lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. The light on the radio should come on and stay ... need to be open. 3. Close all doors. The light on the radio will slowly flash once the system...
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    ... entry transmitter to unlock the doors. The light on the radio will go off to let you know the system is no longer armed. The first ...your key to unlock the doors. The light on the radio will go off to let you know the system is no longer armed. 2-16 If the engine is running and the SECURITY message ...
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    Starting and Operating Your Vehicle New Vehicle Break-In Notice: Your vehicle doesnମ. (322 km) or so. During this time your new brake linings aren’t yet broken in. Hard stops with new linings can mean premature wear ... breaking-in guideline every time you get new brake linings. Don’t tow a trailer ...
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    ... and to display some instrument panel cluster messages and warning lights. START: This position starts the engine. When the engine starts, release the key. .... The idle speed will go down as your engine warms up. Retained Accessory Power (RAP) With Retained Accessory Power (...
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    ...stops again, repeat Step 1 or 2, depending on temperature. When the engine starts, release the key and the accelerator... the normal starting procedure. Nofice: Your engine is designed to work with the electronics in your vehicle... Your 3800 Series II V6 Engine 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal...
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    ...the underside of the diagonal brace, which is located above the engine air cleanedfilter assembly. 3. Plug it into a ... very cold weather, 0°F (-18°C) or colder, the engine coolant heater can help. You'll ... forat least 15 amps. 4. Before starting the engine, be sure to unplug and store the cord as...
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    ... plugged in? The answer dependson the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other things... displayed on your instrument panel cluster. Maximum engine speed is limited on automatic transaxle vehicles when... position to use when you s'rari your engine because your vehicle can't move ...
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    ...you have to. you have left the If engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly....shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transaxle ...Snow on page 4-30. NEUTRAL (N): In this position, your engine doesn't connect with the wheels. To restart when you'...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    Shifting into a drive gear while your engine is "racing" (running at high speed) is dangerous. Unless your foot is firmly on the brake pedal, your ... to your transaxle caused by shifting into a drive gear with the engine racing isn't covered by your warranty. AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE ...
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    ... shift into SECOND (2) unless you are going slower than65 mph (105 km/h) or you can damage your engine. FIRST (1): This position gives you even more power (but lower fuel economy) than SECOND (2). You can use it on very steep hills, or in ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... with the parking brake on can cause your rear brakes to overheat. You may have to replace them, and you could ...vehicle if the shift lever is not fully inPARK (P) with the parking brake firmlyset. Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others...
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    ...PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running,... be injured. Don't leave your vehicle with the engine running. ~ ~ ~ _ ~ _ _ ~ ~~ If you have to leave ... vehicle with the engine running, be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and your parking brake...
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    ...Parking Over Things That Burn I - 1, Turn the ignition key to ACC. 2. Apply and hold the brake pedal until the end of Step 4. 3. Shift to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the engine and shift to the drive gear you want. 5. Have the vehicle fixed as soon as ...
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    Engine Exhaust Your vehicle was damaged when driving over high points on the road or over road debris. Repairs weren't done correctly. Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly. Engineexhaustcan I. It contain :he gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you can't see or smell. It can ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...dangerous exhaust into your vehicle. See the earlier Caution under "Engine Exhaust." Also, idling in a closed-in place can let deadly ...with CO - can come in easily. NEVER park in a cprage with the engine running. if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your...
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    Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror Adjust all the mirrors so you can see clearly when you are sitting ... two lamps located on the bottom of the mirror. Each lamp is turned on and off by pressing the button next to the lamp. Manual Rearview Mirror with Onstar@ If your vehicle has this feature, this mirror...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...automatic dimming feature off, press the button in the center of the mirror again. To keep the photocells operating well, ... pressing the far left button, located on the lower part of the mirror, for up to three seconds. While turned on, this mirror functions exactly like the automatic dimming mirror ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Outside Power Mirrors I The outside power mirror controls are located near the driver's side ...also three Onstat-@ buttons located at the bottom of the mirror. See your dealer for more information ... System on page 2-34 for more information about the service Onstar@provides. Use the selector switch ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... you can see more from the driver's seat. Outside Heated Mirrors If your vehicle has this option, the surface of both outside mirrors will heat when you activate the rear window defogger. See...a vehicle on your right. Check your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...will automatically reset and redial.This ensures connection to the center; there is no additional action required. Press the Communication button to cancel ... the situation. If necessary, the advisor will alert the nearest emergency service provider. Communication Button: Press this button at the end ...
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    ... the appropriate help Remote Diagnostics: If an instrument panel light comes on, press the Onstat-@ Services button. An advisor can perform a check of the engine on-board computer, and recommend what action needs to be taken. If the light blinks green it means ...
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    ... to maintain the battery charge. Vehicle Locator Service: To contact the center, call 1-888-4-ONSTAR.... the horn and/or flash the lamps. Route Support: An advisor can provide directions or guidance... Agreement. In order to provide you with excellent service, calls with the Onstar@Center may be monitored...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... door openers, entry door locks, security systems and home lighting. Additional HomeLink@ information can found on the internet at be ... as well as for future HomeLink@ programming.It is also recommended that upon the sale of the vehicle, the programmed HOmeLlnkE buttons should be erasea for security ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...and Canadian Programming" later in this section. 4. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then ... outside buttons, releasing only when the indicator light begins to flash, after 20 seconds... from the HomeLink@ buttons while keeping the indicator light in view. 5. Press and hold the newly...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... transmitter signals to "time out" or quit after several seconds of transmission. This may not be long enough for HomeLink@to pick up the ... until the frequency signal has been successfully accepted by HomeLink@.The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly. Proceed with Step 4 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... the appropriate HomeLink@button for at least half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Reprogramming a Single HomeLink*... the two outside buttons for about 20 seconds until the indicator light begins to flash. 2. Continue to hold both buttons until the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    Storage Areas Glove Box Use the key to lock and unlock the glove box. To open, lift the latch. Center Console Storage Area The console has cupholders, a cassette tape storage area and a coinholder. To open the console's storage area, press the latch located toward the front of the console lid on...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...fully opened in the rear position. The sunshade can be opened manually by sliding it rearward, or automatically, by opening the power sunroof. You will need to close the sunshade manually by sliding it forward. Close: To close the sunroof, push the switch forward ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...: 1. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON. The radio must be off. GM Oil Life System Reset (Available for All) Low Tire Pressure Reset Delayed Headlamp ... menu. 4 Press the 1 PREV or 2 NEXT buttons to scroll through the lower menu. An asterisk (*) will appear next to the item that is the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... Settings) This displays all current settings. The CHANGE ENGINE OIL light is now reset. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later... the next oil change. To clear the CHANGE ENGINE OIL light from the instrument panel cluster and reset the oil life...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... TUNE DISP button to select. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting. The new selection will be displayed with an asterisk (*) for one second. Programmable.... You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... next feature available on your vehicle. FOB LIGHT (Remote Visual Verification) This feature allows the exterior lights to flash when the remote keyless entry transmitter is used to lock or unlock the vehicle.... up or down arrows, until FOB LIGHT appears on the display. 2. Press the 1 PREV or 2 NEXT ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on ... TUNE DlSP button to select. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting. The new selection will be displayed with an asterisk (*) for one second. keyless ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...now set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your vehicle... set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... TUNE DlSP button to select. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting. The new selection will be displayed with an asterisk (*) for one second. The ... set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...programmed now. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ... set. You can either exit the programming mode by following the instructions later in this section or program the next feature available on your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... ...3.37 Cruise Control Light ...3.38 Fuel Gage ...3.39 Message Center ...3.40 ... Message ...3.41 Low Oil Pressure Message ...3-42 Low Engine Oil Level Message ...3.42 Change Engine Oil Message ...3-43 Low Tire Message ...3.43... ...3-29 Air Bag Readiness Light ...3-30 Voltmeter Gage ...3-31 Brake System...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    3 Instrument Panel 3.48 3.51 3.52 3-52 3-53 3.62 3.75 3.75 Understanding Radio Reception ...3.76 Care of Your Cassette Tape Player ...3.77 Care of Your CDs ...3-78 Care of Your CD Player ...3-78 Backglass Antenna ...3-78 XMTMSatellite Radio Antenna System ...3-79 DAB Radio Antenna System ...3-79 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 118
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  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... (behind steering wheel) C. Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If €quipped) D. Instrument Panel Cluster E. Hazard Warning Flasher Button F. AudioSystem G. Air Outlet H. Exterior Lamps Control I. Remote Trunk Release J. Tilt Steering Wheel Lever K. HoodRelease L. Cruising Steering Wheel Controls (If ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. The hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key isn't in. Press... 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....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...into place. The lever located on the left side of the steering column includes the following: Turn Signal and Lane-Change Signals HeadlampHigh/Low-BeamChanger Flash-to-Pass Feature 0 Windshield Wipers Windshield Washer For information on the exterior lamps, see "Exterior Lamps" later in this ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...to low, pull the multifunction lever all the way toward you. Then release it. When the high beams are on, this light will appear on the instrument panel cluster. - 1 L To signal a lane change, raise or lower the lever until the arrow starts to flash. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... are going to pass). If the headlamps are on, they will return to low-beam when the lever is released. This feature operates even if .... If your blades become damaged, get new blades or blade inserts. Heavy snow or .... If your blades become damaged, get new biaaes or biade inserts. See Windshield Wiper ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    .... See Windshield Washer Fluid on paae 5-42. LOW WASHER FLUID I United States Canada In ... again for three seconds as a reminder that the fluid level is low. Until the fluid tank is refilled, every time you start your vehicle, the LOW WASHER FLUID message will be illuminated in the message center ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    When you apply your brakes, the cruise control shuts off. Setting Cruise Control Cruise control can be dangerous where you can't drive safelyat a steady speed. So, don't use your cruise control on winding roads or in heavy traffic. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...you set the cruise control speed by pressing SET on the steering wheel. The CRUISE light on the instrument panel cluster will come on after the cruise control has been ... cruise control at a desired speed and then you apply the brake. This, of course shuts off the cruise control. But you don't need...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... your speed. When going downhill, you may have to brake or shift to a lower gear to keep your speed down. Of course, ...the cruise speed you set earlier. Ending Cruise Control There are two ways to cancel the cruise control: Step lightly on the brake pedal. Press CRUISE ON/OFF on the steering wheel. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...: Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Headlamps: Pulling the control all the way out ... headlamps together with the previously listed lamps and lights. See lnterior Lamps on page 3-16 folr... running lamps are required on all vehicles first sold in Canada. Instrument Panel Lights 3-14
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    A light sensor on top of the instrument panel makes the DRL work, so be sure it isn't covered. ... The delayed headlamps feature provides a period of exterior lighting as you leave the area around your vehicle. The ... or until either a 30 second or 60 second lighting period has ended. If you turn off ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Panel Brightness This feature controls the intensity of the instrument panel lights. The knob for this feature is located on the exterior lamps control. Pull...and then turn the knob clockwise to brighten or counterclockwise to dim the lights. Courtesy Lamps When a door is opened, the courtesy lamps ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...€™s ignition must be off for delayed exit lighting to work. When the key is removed, interior illumination .... The ignition must be off for delayed entry lighting to work. Immediately after both doors ... to turn them off. Delayed Exit Lighting This feature illuminates the interior for a period of time ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...this lamp on by turning the exterior lamp control clockwise to DOME. Accessory Power Outlets Your vehicle has a 12-volt outlet which can be used ...When not using the outlet, make sure the protective cover is in place. The accessory power outlet will only operate while the ignition is ON and for a few...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...If you experience a problem see your dealer for additional information on the accessory power plugs.... equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. Check with your dealer ...Notice; Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... hookup, please refer to your service manual. To order a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-9. Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter Notice: Don't...Don't hold a cigarette lighter in with your hand while it is heating. If you do, it won't be able to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... speed. If the airflow seems low when the fan is at the highest setting, the passenger compartment air filter, if equipped, ..., see Passenger Compartment Air Filter on page 3-25 and Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services on page 6-4. @ (Vent): This mode directs air to the instrument panel outlets. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... during the day, in order to see the indicator light. The outside air mode can be used with all modes, ... to see the indicator light. On hot days, open the windows to let hot inside air escape; ... setting during the day, in order to see the indicator light. The air-conditioning compressor also comes on....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...together for long periods of time may cause the air inside of your vehicle to become too ... turning off the engine. This is normal. (Defrost): Pressing this button directs most of the air to the windshield... during the day, in order to see the indicator light. If turned on again, the defogger will only...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... may block the flow of air into your vehicle. Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors may adversely affect the ... Adjustment Use the knob located below or to the side of the outlet, to change the direction of the air flow. If the airflow seems low when the fan is at the highest setting, the passenger ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... the air deflector grille in the compartment. 8. Remove the old passenger compartment air filter. 9. Then reverse the steps to install the new air filter. For the type of filter to use, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 5-99. 3-25
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... you or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's ...few pages, some warning lights come on briefly when you start the engine just to let ...let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, about how much fuel is in your tank and many other things you need to drive safely and economically. 3400 V6 Engine Cluster: United States version with ABS and Traction Control shown, Canada similar 3-27
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    ...€™s door show the old mileage reading to when the new odometer was installed. Tachometer The tachometer displays the engine speed in ... 1.5 seconds while in the odometer mode, wi!! have no effect. if: Your trip odometer will work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key isn’t in....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. Air Bag Readiness Light There is an ... for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the air bag sensors..., your vehicle have serviced rightaway if the air bag readiness light stays on after you ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...equipped with the 3800 V6 engine it has a voltmeter gage that indicates battery voltage. Brake System Warning Light Your vehicle's hydraulic brake..., though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. The LOW BRAKE FLUID message in the message center...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... will also come on when you set your parking brake. The light will stay on if your parking brake doesnମ. is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. If the light comes on while you are driving,..., have the vehicle towed for service. If the anti-lock brake system warning light stays on longer...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...traction control system, this warning light may come on for the following reasons: Engine Coolant Temperature ...turn off and the warning light will come on. If your brakes begin to overheat, the traction ...-3800 V6 Engine Cluster e if the traction control system w a ~ i n g light C O ~ ~ S and stays ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Malfunction Indicator Lamp y; TEMP Check Engine Light 60 I CHECK I I Canada-3400 V6 Engine Cluster Canada-3800 ...life of the vehicle, helping to produce a cleaner environment. The CHECK ENGINE light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Inspection/Maintenance test. 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 Thio ... at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains on steady, see "If the Light ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... may go away once the engine is warmed up.) This will be detected by the system and cause the light to turn on. ...driving trips should turn the light off. Are you low on fuel? As your engine starts to run out ...above steps have made the light turn off, have your dealer or qualified service center check ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... an inspection: Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working properly. Your vehicle will not pass ...of OBD system readiness, see your dealer or qualified service Oil Pressure Indicator Light The oil pressure indicator tells you if you have the correct oil ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... cruise control. See Cruise Control under Turn Signal/l\/lultifunction Lever on page 3-7. This message is displayed in the message center when the engine oil pressure is low. A chime will sound continuously, also. If this occurs, you should ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... gage. None of these indicate a problem with the fuel gage. ' / FUEL E United States-3800 V6 Engine Cluster At the gas station,... gage pointer may move while cornering, braking or accelerating. United States-3400 V6 Engine Cluster 0 0 ' / FUEL 0 Canada-3800 V6 Engine Cluster Canada-3400...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Service Traction System Warning Message Traction Active Message SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM United States Canada TRACTION ACTIVE United... control system and this message appears when you are driving, there is a problem with your traction control system and your vehicle is in need of service. 0 3-40...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... Canada I the message is displayed when the engine is running, f you may have a problem with your charging ...If the message stays onafter starting the engine it could indicate a problem with the generator drive belt,... the coolant temperature gage and the coolant level. See Engine Coolant on page 5-25,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Low Oil Pressure Message Low Engine Oil Level Message LOW OIL PRESSURE United States Canada LOW ENG OIL LEVEL United... again for three seconds to remind you that your engine oil level is low. Be sure to have your vehicle serviced right away. See Engine Oil on page 5-15 on how to check the oil level...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Low Tire Message CHANGE ENGINE OIL United States I I 1 ~~ LOW TI RE PRESSURE I ...I Canada United States Canada This message is displayed when the engine oil needs to be changed. It will appear for 60 seconds. After 60 seconds, it will go out. Once the engine oil has been changed, the CHANGE ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Door Ajar Warning Message Trunk Ajar Warning Message DOOR AJAR United States Canada States TRUNK OPEN I United Canada This message will appear if the driver's door or one of the passenger's doors is not completely closed and the ignition is in ON. If you are in a forward or reverse gear ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... continuously while driving and stays on, there may be a problem with the Passlock@ system. Yourvehicle will not be protected by Passlock@ and youshould see your dealer for service. See Passlock@ onpage 2-76 for more information. This message is displayed when the vehicle is low on windshield ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... will be displayed when your vehicle has a brake problem. The brake system warning light will also be illuminated. If this message appears, the brakes aren't working properly. You should have your vehicle serviced immediately. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-31 for more ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...VEHICLE SOON United I I I I States Canada States United Canada This message will come on if you have engine problems. These problems may not be obvious and may ...for three seconds to remind you that you may have a problem with your highbeam-headlamps. Be sure to check your bulbs ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... requested change has been made and all the segments of the display will briefly light up. To change the display to a metric or English reading, press the RESET ... will change. A chime will be heard to confirm the new selection. The reset button can also be used to manually calibrate the compass. See ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...- Off, Compass/Temperature and Trip Computer mode. e Setting the Variance Off: No driver information is displayed in this mode of operation. CompasdTernperature Mode: One of ... variance number on the map is shown. Press the RESET button to set the new variance zone and resume normai operation. 3-49
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... to acknowledge the change in zone number. A chime will sound to confirm that the new zone number has been set. Manual Compass Calibration If the ... is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to manually set the compass. When the vehicle is new, the calibration process may not be ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... the estimated distance that can be traveled with the remaining fuel. The fuel economy used to calculate range is based on the last few hours of driving. When in a low fuel condition, LO is displayed. FUEL USED (Trip Fuel Used): This shows the accumulated fuel used since the last reset. AVG SPEED (...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, Delphi Electronics radio or other systems,...display. If the time is not available from the station, NO UPDAT will appear on the display instead. Your... engineering that went into it. Your vehicle has a feature called Retained Accessory Power...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... broadcasting the selected type of programming, receive arwuurwmlerlis curlcerrlirly iucai arid XMTMRadio Satellite Service (USA Only): XMTMis a continental U.S. based satellite ..., including song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XMTMservice. For...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... and more. Digital Audio Broadcast transmission services are currently available in Toronto, Montreal,..., trees and other obstructions. Additional services will be added in the future. For current DAB coverage... your radio is equipped with XMTMSatellite Radio Service), press this button while in XM mode...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...or XMI, XM2 (USA only, if your radio is equipped with XMTM Satellite Radio Service) or DABI, DAB2 (Canada only, if your radio is equipped with DAB). The...and six XM2 (USA only, if your radio is equipped with the XM Satellite Radio Service) or DAB1 and DAB2 (Canada only, if your radio is equipped with ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...and classical stations. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, push and release the AUDIO knob ... position, push and hold the AUDIO knob when no tone or speaker control is displayed. Theradio will ... position, push and hold the AUDIO knob when no tone or speaker control is displayed. You will...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...PTY will appear on the display. 2. Select a category by turning the P-TYPE LIST knob. 3. Once the desired category ... to switch to a stronger station with the same program type. Press and hold BAND for two ...If the radio cannot find the desired program type, NONE will appear on the display and the radio...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...be displayed by pressing the INFO button until a new message is received or a different station is tuned to. When a message is not available from a station, NO INFO will be displayed. TRAF (Traffic): Press this button to receive traffic announcements. If...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...~~ The encryption code in your receiver is being updated, and no action is required. This process should take no longer than 30 seconds. Your system is functioning correctly, but you are in... open area, the sianal should return. message should No Sign1 after 4 second delay)textdata. No ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    XMTMRadio Messages (cont'd) Radio Display Message No Info No Info Not Found XM Lock in another vehicle. For security purposes, XM receivers Radio ID (channel 0) Unknown If you tune to channel 0, you will see this message alternating with your XM Radio 8 digit radio ID label. This Check XM 3-60...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Playing a Compact Disc Insert a disc partway into the slot, label side up. The player will pull it in and the disc should begin playing. The display will show the CD symbol. If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press DlSP or EJT. 4 FWD (Forward): Press and hold this ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... should play. The disc is dirty, scratched, wet or upside down. The air is very humid. If so, wait about an hour and ... FM stations that broadcast RDS information. Seek to stations broadcasting the selected type of programming, receive announcements concerning local and national emergencies, display ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ..., trees and other obstructions. Additional services will be added in the future. For current DAB coverage ... song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XMTMservice. ... and more. Digital Audio Broadcast transmission services are curreniiy a~ailable Toronto, in Montreal,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... available). For XMTM (USAonly, if your radio is equipped with XMTMSatellite Radio Service), press this button while in XM mode to retrieve various pieces of ...XM1, XM2 (USA only, if your radio is equipped with XMTMSatellite Radio Service) or DAB1, DAB2 (Canada only, if your radio is equipped with DAB...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...the bass and treble equalization that best suits the type of station you are listening to. 5. Press and hold ... position, push and hold the AUDIO knob when no tone or speaker control is displayed. ?he rads ...if your radio is equipped with the XM Satellite Radio Service) or DAB1 and DAB2 (Canada only, if...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... and classical stations. To return the bass and treble to the manual mode, push and release the AUDIO knob until MANUAL is displayed. Finding a PTY Station (RDS, XMTMand DAB) To select and ... position, push and hold the AUDIO knob when no tone or speaker control is displayed. The radio will ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... is received. The old message can be displayed by pressing the INFO button until a new message is received or a different station is tuned to. When a message is not available from a station, NO INFO will be displayed. 3-67
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... announcement comes on you will hear it. If no station is found, NO TRAF will appear on the display. ... CD, or XMTM, DAB station. If no or station is found, NO TRAF will appear on the display. ... seek to a station that broadcasts traffic. DAB only checks the current frequency for traffic support. 3-68
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    XMTMRadio Messages Action Required after 4 second delay) 3-69
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    XMTMRadio Messages (CQnt'd) No Texthformational No text or informational messages are available at this 3-70
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Playing a Cassette Tape Your tape player is built to work best with tapes that are up to 30 to 45 minutes long on each side. Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with the tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on, but the radio...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...do not turn easily, your tape may be damaged and should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure your player is working properly. The tape is broken. Try a new tape. The tape is wrapped around the tape head. Attempt to get the cassette out. Try ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    CLEAN: If this message appears on the display, the cassette tape player needs to be cleaned. It will still play tapes, but you should clean it as soon as possible to prevent damage to the tapesand player. See Care of Your Cassette Tape Player on page 3-77. If any error occurs repeatedly or if an ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    3 REV (Reverse): Press and hold this pushbutton to reverse quickly within a track. Press and hold this pushbutton for less than two seconds to reverse at six times the normal playing speed. Press and hold it for more than two seconds to reverse at 17 times the normal playing speed. Release it to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... to a different vehicle, it will not operate and LOCKED will be displayed. When the ignition is off and RAP is not active, the blinking red light indicates that THEFTLOCKB is armed. With THEFTLOCKB activated, your radio will not operate if stolen. If a cassette tape or compact disc is playing, the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... (if your radio is equipped with XMTM Satellite Radio Service) or DAB1 or DAB2 (if your radio is equipped ... the sound to come and go. XMTMSatellite Radio Service XMTMSatellite Radio gives you digital radio ... come and go. Your radio may display "NO SIGNL" to indicate interference. VOL (Volume) : ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...come and go. Your radio may display "NO SIGNL" to indicate interference. For best results, use...cases away from contaminants, direct sunlight and extreme heat. If they aren't, they may not ...tape player is at fault. If this other casseRe has no improvement in sound quality, clean the tape player....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...to wear and the sound quality may degrade over time. Always make sure the cassette tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. Backglass Antenna The AM-FM antenna is integrated with the rear window defogger, located in the rear window. Be sure that the inside surface of the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... reception. Care mustbetakenwhencleaning the rearwindow because it breaks in the resistive material heating element and will adversely affect radio and defogger ...time the chime volume is changed, three chimes will sound as an example of the new volume selected. Removing the radio and not replacing it...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    JZJ NOTES 3-80
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...Your Vehicle Freeway Driving ...4.21 Before Leaving on a Long Trip ...4-22 Highway Hypnosis ...4.23 Hill and Mountain Roads ...4-24... Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4.2 Drunken Driving ...4-2 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...-4-6 Traction Control System (TCS) ...4-8 Steering ...4-10 ...4-12...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... distance. It's the best defensive driving maneuver, in both city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate on the driving task. Anything that distracts from the driving task - such as...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...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. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone ... who consumes food just before or during drinking will have a somewhat lower BAC level...
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    ... gender difference, too. Women generally have a lower relative percentage of body water than men... percent. In some other countries, the limit is even lower. For example, it is 0.05 percent in both France and...hour to rid itself of the alcohol in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... than if the person had not been drinking. Control of a Vehicle You have three systems that make your vehicle go where you want it to go. They are brakes, the steering the and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at the places where thetires meet the road. s Drinking and then ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... and longer brake life. If your engine ever stops while you'...down. If your engine stops, you will still have some power brake assist... vehicle has anti-lock brakes, this warning light on the instrument panelwill come on briefly... your engine, or when you begin to drive away, your anti-lock brake system...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. ... can help you steer around the obstacle while braking hard. Let's say the road is wet and you'... the wheels is about to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each front wheel and at both rear ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... system operates only if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are spinning or beginning to lose traction. When this happens, the system reduces engine power and may also upshift the transaxle and apply the front brakes to limit wheel spin. 4-8
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    ... United States 0 Canada TRAC OFF When the system is on, this warning light will come on to let you know if there's a problem. This light will come on when your Traction Control System ...re-engage the cruise control. See Cruise Control Light nn p q e 1-35. See Traction Control System ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... sound and the Traction Control System warning light will come on and stay on. If the Traction Control ... press the button to turn the system off, the warning light will come on and the system will turn off right... you turn the front wheels. If there's no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle going ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in ... That's the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well... can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Off-Road Recovery may find that your right wheels have droppedoff the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. YOU / An emergency like this requires close attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for the right moment, just accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway is a potentially ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and acceleration) don't have enough friction ... are always possible. The three types of skids correspond to your vehicle's three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels aren't rolling. In the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... 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... you do not have anti-lock, then in a braking skid (where the wheels are no longer rolling), release enough pressure on...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...your eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are ...drivers suffer from night blindness - the inability to see in dim light - and aren't even aware of it. In remote areas... off the road in a safe place and rest. No one can see as well at night as...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... show signs of streaking or missing areas on the windshield, or when strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can7 siop, acceieraie or iurn as weiibecause your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as on dry roads. 4-1 7
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes ... fast enough. When your vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road. Driving too fast through ... car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... deep puddles or standing water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle. If you can't avoid deep puddles or ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...energy. See the next part, "Freeway Driving." Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic ... because the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before... the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance over your shoulder as often as necessary. Try to blend smoothly with the traffic flow. Once you are on the freeway, adjust your speed to ... to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...? Are all windows clean inside 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 ... course, you’ll find experienced and able service experts in dealerships all across North America. Theyମ.
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehiclethat ...ahead and to the sides. Check your rearview mirrors and your instruments frequently. e e If ...sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... to go down hills. The most important thing to know is this: let your engine do some of the slowing down. Shift to a lower gear when you go down a steep or long... a hill. You could crash. Shift down to let your engine assist your brakes on a steep downhill slope. 4-24
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... go uphill. Yo may want to shift down to a lower gear. The lower gears help cool your engine and transaxle, and you climb .... You may see highway signs on mountains that warn of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a falling rocks area or winding roads. Be alert to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    Driving on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places where your tires meet the road probably have good traction. However, if there is snow or ice between your tires and the road, you can have a very slippery situation. You'll have a lot less traction or "grip" and will need to be very ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction... do have anti-lock, see Braking on page 4-6. This system improves your vehicleମ. on dry pavement. Without anti-lock brakes, if you feel your vehicle... can still steer. Whatever your braking system, allow greater following distance...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... a Blizzard Put on extra clothing or wrap a blanket around you. If you have no blankets or extra clothing, make body insulators from newspapers, burlap bags, rags, floor ... your vehicle to alert police that you've been stopped by the snow. You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. 4-28
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... wind. This will help keep CO out. Run your engine only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you ... your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... Release the accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle is in gear. By slowly spinning your wheels in... transaxle or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or otherdamage. When you're stuck, spin the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled ... such as behind a motorhome. The two most common types of recreational vehicle towing are known as “dinghy towingମ. See Before Leaving on a Long Trip on page 4-22. Dinghy Towing Notice: Towing your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...1. Put the front wheels on the dolly. 2. Put the vehicle in PARK (P). 3. Set the parking brake and then remove the key. 4. Clamp the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position. 5. Release the parking brake. 4-32 Two labels on your vehicle show how much weight it may properly...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    , I0 DATE MFD BY GENERAL MOTORS CORP GR W GAWR FRT If you do have a heavy load, spread it out. Don't carry rr-e than 167 nnunds (75 kg) in your trunk. I * 4 Do n o l ,dad your ve,,,cle an, .leavier tha.. GVWR, or either the maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    .... If you don't use the correct equipment and drive properly, you can lose control when you pull a trailer. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well-- or even at all. You and your passengers could be seriously injured. You may also damage your vehicle; the resulting ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... to work harder against the drag of the added weight. The engine is required to operate at relatively higher speeds and ... drive faster than the maximum posted speed for trailers, or no more than 55 mph (90 km/h), ...000 miles (1 600 km) your new vehicle is driven. Your engine, axle or other parts could ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    You can ask your dealer for our trailering information or advice, or you can write us at: Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, write to: General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... can get into your vehicle. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-28. Dirt and water... drop to the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer... not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted hitch...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll be able to... rig. Acquaint yourself with the feel of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer. And always keep... lamps, tires and mirror adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start your ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... have to use your brakes so much that they would get hot and no longer work well. On a long uphill grade, shift down and reduce your speed to around 45 mph (70 km/h) to reduce the possibility of engine and transaxle overheating. regular brakes until the chocks absorb the load. 4. Reapply ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... the pedal down while you: start your engine, shift into a gear, and release the parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake pedal.... especially important in trailer operation are automatic transaxle fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, drive belts, cooling system and brake system Each of these is covered ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... Portable Fuel Container ...5-9 Checking Things Under the Hood ...5-10 Hood Release ...5-11 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Engine Oil ...5-15 Engine Air CleanedFilter ...5-22 Automatic Transaxle Fluid ...5-23 - _ _ Engine Cooiani ...s-zs...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... ...5.89 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...-5-89 Service Parts Identification Label ...5.89 Electrical System ... ...5-90 Headlamp Wiring ...5-90 Windshield Wiper Fuses ...5-90 Power Windows and Other Power Options ...5-90 Fuses and Circuit Breakers ...5-90 Capacities and Specifications ...5-97 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    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 Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-9. Your vehicle has an air bag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-56. You should ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...Manufacturers Association for better vehicle performance and engine protection. Gasoline meeting these specifications .... Otherwise, you might damage your engine. A little pinging noise when you accelerate ...and hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. 7 look for the In Canada, "Auto Makers'...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... occurs, return to your authorized GM dealer for service. Additives To provide cleaner air, all gasolines in the United States are now required to contain additives that will help prevent engine and fuel system deposits from forming, allowing your emission control ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... 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 in the country where you'll be driving. Filling Your Tank Turn your vehicle off to refuel. The fuel cap is located ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    If you get fuel on yourself and then some ng ignites it, you could be badly burned. Fuel can spray out on you if you open the fuel cap too quickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot weather. Open the fuel cap slowly and wait for any "hiss" noise to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...r----Don't smoke while pumping gasoline. Notice; If you need a new fuel cap, be sure to get the right type. Your dealer can get one for you. If you...fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and maydamage your fuel tank and emissions system. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... Things that burncan get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids likefuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshieldwasher and other fluids, and plastic or... not to drop or spill things that will burn onto a hot engine. An electric fan under the hood can start up and ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Hood Release 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release. 3. Lift the hood. Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then pull the hood down and close it firmly. 5-11
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  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...G. Engine Coolant Recovery Tank H. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir I. Electric Cooling Fan J. Engine Oil Fill Cap K. Engine Oil Dipstick L. Bleed Valves (... engine shield) M. Transaxle Fluid Dipstick N. Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir 0. Engine Air CleanedFilter 5-13
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    When you open the hood on the 3800 V6 (Code K) engine, you'll see the following: 5-14
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... Remote Positive (+) Terminal D. Upper Underhood Fuse F. Radiator Pressure Cap G. Engine Coolant Recovery Tank Block Engine Oil E. Lower Underhood Fuse Block 1 I I H. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir (low in engine compartment) I. Electric Cooling ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    Checking Engine Oil It's a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In... 3400 (Code 3400 (Code E) V6 Engine E) 3800 (Code K) Engine The engine oil dipstick handle is the ... for more information on location. Turn off the engine and give the oil several minutes to drain back into ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities ... V6 Engine 3800 (Code K) V6 Engine The engine oil fill cap is located toward the front of the engine near the yellow-looped engine oil dipstick handle. See Engine Compartment Overview on ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Oils recommended for your vehicle can be identified by looking for the... this starburst symbol. If you choose to perform the engine oil change service yourself, be sure the ... engines. RECOMMENDED SAE VISCOSITY GRADE ENGINE OILS HOT WEATHER "C + 38 + 100 - t 80 + 27...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... chart, if you have the 3800 V6 engine, SA€ 1OW-30 is the viscosity grade recommended ... under any conditions. RECOMMENDED SAE VISCOSITY GRADE ENGINE OILS ~ ~ ~ ~ -~ FOR BESTFUELECONOMYANDCOLDSTARTING,SELECTTHE LOWEST SAE ...-50 OR ANY OTHER GRADE OIL NOT RECOMMENDED L 3800 (Code K) V6 Engine 5-19
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... and better protection for your engine at extremely low temperatures. When to Change Engine Oil (GM Oil ... has a computer system that lets you know when to change the engine oil and filter. This is based on ... change is necessary for over a year. However, your engine oil and filter must be changed at ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...Oil Life SystemTM calculates when to change your engine oil and filter based on vehicle ... to a being turned on, reset the system. After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset. To reset ... dispose of clothing or rags containing used engine oil. See the manufacturer's warnings about the use ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... 5-72for more information on location. To check or replace the engine air cleanedfilter do the following: 4. Check or install a new engine air cleanedfilter. See Normal Maintenance Replacement ... cover housing toward the engine. 3. Pull out the filter. 5-22 Notice: If the air cleaner/...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... Fluid When to Check and Change A good time to check your automatic transaxle fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and filter every 50,... of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... your vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. With the parking brake applied, place the shift lever ... Then, position the shift lever in PARK (P). Let the engine run at idle for three to five minutes. ... 3800 (Code K) V6 Engine 3. Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    .... The following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating or if you need to add coolant to your radiator, see Engine Overheating on page 5-28. If the fluid level is low, add only enough of the proper ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... other thanDEX-COOL@is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.In ... If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The ...much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator,heater core and other parts....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... and radiator are hot can allow steam and scalding liquids to~ I Qout and ... pressure cap -- even a little when the engine and radiator are hot. -- The vehicle must be on a level ...€™t spill coolant on a hot engine. ~ Occasionally check the coolant level in the radiator. For information on how to add...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... prevent engine damage. In this mode, you will notice a significant loss in power and engine performance. The low coolant light may come on and ... allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severelydegraded. Repair the cause of coolantloss, change the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine everyone awa n thevehicle until it coolsdown. Wait until there is no sign of steam or coolant before you open the hood....Just turn it off and get Nofice: If your engine catches fire because you keep driving with no coolant, your vehicle can...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    If No Steam I Coming From Your s Engine An overheat warning along with a low coolant message ...your vehicle right away. If there's still no sign of steam, you can idle the ... you get an engine overheat warning, but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...you decide it's safe to lift the hood, here's what you'll see: 3800 V6 Engine A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Electric Engine Cooling Fan '2. Radiator Pressure Cap A. Coolant Recovery Tank -? " l 2. lL .-+c:-b u IL, I-".-:-- IC UUUIII ly I--.- I I L I ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...on a level surface. Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. ... coolant recovery tank that faces the engine. If there seems to be no leak, with the engine on, check to see if the.... If they aren't, your vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... other thanDEX-COOL@is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. In ... of clean, drinkable water and DEX-COOL@engine coolant at the coolant recovery tank. See Engine ... cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 269
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    ... They are under pressure, and if you turn the radiator pressure cap even a little -- they can come ... speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait for the cooling system and radiator pressure capto cool if you ever have to turn the pressurecap. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...to Add Coolant to the Radiator Notice: Your engine has a specific radiator fill procedure. ... radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure ... still some pressure left. The radiator pressure cap is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger's ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... to access the bleed valve. A. Clean the area around the engine oil fill tube and cap before removing. Twist the oil fill tube, with cap attached, counterclockwise and remove it. 6. Lift the engine cover ... tab out of the engine bracket and remove ii1e cover shieia. C. Put the oil fill tube, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... engine cools, open the coolant air bleed valve or valves. 3400 V6 engine: There are two bleed ...is located on the thermostat bypass tube. 3800 V6 engine: There is one bleed valve. It is located on ... mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. See Engine Coolant on page 5-25 for more information about ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ..., close the valves after the radiator is filled. 6. Rinse or wipe any spilled coolant from the engine and the ... 3800 Series II V6 engine cover shield. 7.1. Remove the oil fill tube, with cap ... bracket on the engine. 7.3. Place the hole in the cover shield over the hole in the valve cover. install oil ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    10. Start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fans. 11. By this time, the coolant level inside the radiator filler neck may be lower. If the level is lower, add more of the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... toward the rear of the engine compartment, on the passenger's side of the vehicle. When to Check Power Steering Fluid... could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. See Engine Compartment... location. How to Check Power Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let the engine compartment...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... Washer Fluid Windshield Washer Fluid I LOW WASHER FLUID I I What to Use When you need ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating ... United When this message is displayed, it means the vehicle is low on windshield washer fluid. You should ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    Notice: e Brakes Brake Fluid When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't ...can damage your washer system and paint. Your brake master cylinder reservoir is on the driver's side of the engine compartment. It is filled with ECT-2 kska :;d ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...all. When your brake fluid falls to a low level, your brake warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 3-31. What to Add When you do ..., use only DOT-3 brake fluid. Use new brake fluid from a sealed container ... too much fluid when you get new brake linings. You should add...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of oil, mineral-based oil, such as engine in your brake system can damage brake .... Some driving conditions or climates may cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...in pedal travel. This could be a sign of brake trouble. Battery Your new vehicle comes with a maintenance free ... system - for example, when your brake linings wear down and you need new ones put in - be sure you get new ... parts. If you don't, your brakes may no longer work properly. For example, if...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Vehicle Storage If you're not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days or more, remove the black, negative (-) cable from the battery. This will help keep your battery from running down. Jump Starting If your battery has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. You will not need to access...jump starting terminal for that purpose. The remote positive (+) terminal is located in the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle, next to the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    .... Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enoughwater. You don't...be present. CAUTION: (Continued) Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep...has one. Negative (- ) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (-) terminal if the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    Don't connect positive (+) to negative (-), or you'll get a short that would damage the battery and maybe other parts, too. And don't connect the negative (-) cable to the negative (-) terminal on the dead battery because this can cause sparks. 7. Don't let the other end touch metal. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as ... start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that ... start after a few tries, it probably needs service. Notice: Damage to your vehicle may ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... battery. 2. Disconnect the black negative (-) cable from the vehicle with the good battery. F Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal C. Dead Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal 3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... vehicle to the dealer If your vehicle is damaged in an accident, the headlamp for service. However, it is possible for YOU to re-aim your aimmaybeaffected.Aim adjustment to the lowbeamheadlamps by following the procedure in the service manual for your vehicle. may be necessary if it is ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. High-BeamHeadlamp B. Low-BeamHeadlamp C. Parkingnurn Signal and Sidemarker Lamp 1. Open the hood. 2. Remove the air baffle. 5-54
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...electrical connector from the bulb by raising the lock tab and pulling the connector away from the bulb's base. 8. install the electrical connector to the new bulb. 9. Install the new bulb by inserting the smallest tab on the bulb base into the matching notch in the retaining ring. Turn the bulb a...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...Turn Signal Lamp 7. Pull the bulb out. Do not twist it. 8. Push the new bulb into the socket. 9. Push the socket back into the assembly. Tighten ...2. Remove the nut and convenience net. 10. Reinstall the assembly and the two lower wing nuts. Make sure that the wires are not pinched between the body...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... out. Do not twist it. . Exterior Lamps Back-up Front ParMurn Signal Front Sidemarker Lamps 194 Bulb Number 921 3357NAK or 3457NAK 6. Push the new bulb into the socket. 7. Push the socket back into the assembly. Tighten the socket by turning it clockwise. 8. Reinstall the assembly with the two ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. For proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 5-99. Here's...toward the glass to remove it from the wiper arm. 5. Push the new wiper blade securely on the wiper arm ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    Tires Your new vehicle comes with high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. If ... have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Chevrolet Warranty booklet for details. ... of too much friction. You could have an air-out and a serious accident. See "Loading ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... has been sitting for at least three hours or driven no more than 1 mile (1.6 km). When to Check Check your ... not. If your tires don't have enough air (underinflation), you can get the following: Too ...is recalibrated. If your tires have too much air (overinflation), you can get the following: * ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... You'll also need to reset the system whenever you buy new tires and whenever the vehicle's battery has been disconnected. ...may not alert you when a tire is low. 6. Press the TUNE DlSP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. 7. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... rotation is the most important. See "Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services," in Section 6, for scheduled rotation intervals. Tire Inspection and Rotation Tires ...wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. See When It Is Time for New Tires on page5-63 and Wheel Replacement on page ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... Capacities and 5-97. Specifications on page When It Is 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 ...Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index. You need a new tire if any of the following statements ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    Buying New Tires To find out what kind and size of tires you need, look ...-Loading Information label. The tires installed on your vehicle when it was new had a Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC Spec) number on each tire's sidewall. When you get new tires, get ones with that same TPC Spec ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics ...available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these ... assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of... wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, replace it (except some aluminum wheels, which ... will know the kind of wheel you need. Each new wheel should have the same load-carrying ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and .... Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hear the chains contacting ... wrong wheel can also cause problems wiih bearing iiie, brake cooiing, speeaometer or odometer calibration,...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...€™re driving, especially if you maintain your tires properly. If air goes out of a tire, it’s much more likely to leak out...vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). 3. Turn off the engine. To be even more certain the vehicle won’t move, you can put...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The equipment you'll need is in the trunk. 1. Turn the center nut on the compact spare tire cover counterclockwise to remove it. Then remove the cover. 5-69
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    2. Remove the compact spare tire. See "Compact Spare Tire" later in this section for more information about the compact spare tire. 3. Turn the nut holding the jack counterclockwise and remove it. Then remove the jack and wrench. 5-70
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... caps if equipped with aluminum wheels. To remove a center cap use the wrench to pry gently at the notch. Don't use a tool that is narrower than the wrench to pry at this notch. C 4. The tools you'll be using include the jack (A) extension and protector/guide (B) and wheel wrench (C). 5-7 1
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    Removing the Wheel Covers If your vehicle is equipped with wheel covers, loosen the plastic nut caps with the wheel wrench. If needed, you can finish loosening them with your fingers. Then, using the flat end of the wheel wrench, pry along the edge of the cover until it comes off. Removing the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...you could be badly injured or killed.Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. nI\ T r i r r I- ~ ~ Raising your vehicle with the jack ... should place your jack to change a front tire. Use the bolts (A) as a guide when positioning the jack lift head (C) near the rear edge of...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    B \ I C Jack placement for a rear tire The diagram shows you where to place your jack to change a rear tire. Use the notch (B)as a guide when positioning the jack lift head (A) near the front edge of the rear wheel opening (C). For jacking at the vehicle's rear location, put the jack lift head...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... or a paper towel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brushlater, if you need to, to get all the rust or dirt off. Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. 3. Remove any rust or dirt from the...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. i 6. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack handle counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely. Incorrectwheelnutsorimproy-. - rtened wheel nuts can cause the wheel to come ...you have to replace them, be sure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    Nofice: Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to brake pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the proper sequence and to the proper torque specification. See "Capacities and Specifications" ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... spare tire back in the trunk, place the protector/guide back in the foam holder. When storing a full-size tire, use the extension and protector/guide located in the foam holder to help prevent wheel ... trunk, valve stem facing down with the protector/guide through a wheel bolt hole. 2. Remove the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... Bolt Screw I. Foam Holder Compact Spare Tire Although the compact spare tire was fully inflated when your vehicle was new, it can lose air after a time. Check the inflation pressure regularly. It should be 60 psi (420 kPa). After installing the ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    Notice: When the compact spare is installed, don’t take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught on the rails. That can damage the tire and wheel, and maybe other partsof your vehicle. Don’t use your compact spare on other vehicles. And donମ.
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... a container to clean your vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning ...can all damage your vehicle, too. Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will damage your vehicle:...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... are some cleaning tips: Always read the instructions on the cleaner label. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems - before * Clean up stains as ... allow to dry completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow the cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. Follow the directions on the container label. 4. Apply...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... a soft cloth. Then, let the leather dry naturally. Do not use heat to dry. For stubborn stains, use a leather cleaner. See your dealer for this product. Never use oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive cleaners, furniture polish or shoe polish on leather....
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    Care of Safety Belts .. ep belts clean and dry. Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle The paint finish on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. Washing Your Vehicle Do not bleach or dye safety belts. If you do, it may severely weaken them. In a crash, they ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." possible. If .... You can help to keep the paint finish looking new by keeping your vehicle garaged or covered whenever possible....u ut1 ICI salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... corrode quickly and may develop into major repair expense. Minor chips and scratches can be repaired withtouch-up materials avaliable from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in your dealer's body and paint shop. Ti res To clean your tires, use a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... discolorations, and small irregular dark spots etched into the paint surface. Although no defect in the paint job causes this, GM will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition wit hi^ 12 months or 12,000 miles (20 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... wipe off. Removes swirl marks, fine scratches and other light surface contamination. Removes light scratches..., shines and protects in one easy step, no wipina necessary. Spot Lifter I Wash Wax Concentrate Medium foaming shampoo. Cleans and lightly waxes. Biodegradable and phosphate free. Quickly ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll ...VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title ... Identification Y The 8th character in your VIN is the engine code. This code will help you identify ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... add anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle on page 7-56....cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, have it fixed. Power Windows and Other Power ... the fuse. Be sure you replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. 5-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Driver's Side) Some fuses are in a fuse block at the end of the instrument panel on the driver's side sf the vehicle. Pull off the cover labeled FUSES to expose the fuses. Outside Devices Inside Devices 0 'CMIBCMICLSTR PCM (CRANIQ CIG/AUX BCM 0 r.----l TURN ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... Restraint System Anti-Lock Brake System, Powertrain Control Module, Brake Switch, Crank Relay, Canister Vent Solenoid (Run, Crank) Brake ... Motors & Module, Cruise Control Module HVAC Blower Steering Wheel Lighting Body Control Module, Door Lock Controls Power Mirrors Cluster, Body Control Module, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...LP U 0 T!WROOF BPP HVAC BLO i_l I B/U LP o HA2 SW REAR PRK m LP 0 BRK SW u REAR DEFOG LnpBRp' w I PWR SEATS BRKR B e m8,,, l REAR FRT PARK LP DEFOG 1I HH HFusesI IU S I PWR DROP Usage I passenger Heated seat I Accommodated Device I Back-up Lamps river Information Center, Remote I 5-93
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... Instrument Panel Footwell Lamps, I/P BRP Glovebox LamDs HTD MIR Mirrors I Heated BRK SW Switch I Brake HAZ SW Hazard Switch REAR... Battery Run Down Protection Relay Rear Defogger Relay, Heated Mirror Relay I FRT PARK LP I &,E! I Breakers SEATS Power Seat Circuit Breaker Defogger...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Underhood Fuse Block (Upper) Some fuses are in a fuse block in the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page5-12 for more information on location. LEFT IIP HORN RLY I L - - J I ~ I...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... Pump Relay (Battery) I Fuel injectors 1 Transmission Solenoids HVAC Control Relay Canister Purge Solenoid, Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF), AIR Pump Relay & Valve Control Direct Fire Ignition Module Oxygen Sensors (Pre and Post Converter) I ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ..., more fluid may be needed. Cooling System Including Reservoir 3400 (Code E) V6 3800 (Code K) V6 Engine Oil with Filter 3400 (Code E) V6 3800 (Code K) V6 Fuei Tank Air Conditioning Refrigerant R-l34a All capacities are approximate. When adding, be ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    Engine Specifications 1-2-3-4-5-6 5-98
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... Air @leaner/Filter All Engines AI 614C* Passenger CompartmentAir Filter All Engines GM Part No. 10406026 Engine Oil Filter All Engines PF47" Automatic Transmission Filter All Engines 24206433* Spark Plugs All Engines 41-101* 5-99
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Zont'd) Part Spark Plug Gap All Engines Number 0.060 inches (1.52 mm) Windshield Wiper Blades Length Type *AC Delco @ 22.0 inches (56.0 cm) Shepherd's Hook part number I 5-100
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... System Inspection ...6.14 Fuel System Inspection ...6.14 Engine Cooling System Inspection ...-6-14 Throttle System Inspection ...-6-14 Brake System Inspection ... ...6-4 Scheduled Maintenance ...-6-4 Part B: Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6.9 At Least Once a ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... vehicle maintenance can even affect the quality of the air we breathe. Improper fluid levels or ... and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good ... GM Protection Plan? The Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... have done and how often. Some of these services can be complex, so unless you ...have the necessary equipment, you should let your dealer's service department or another qualified ... Maintenance Inspections" explains important inspections that your dealer's service department or another qualified ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services This part contains engine oil scheduled maintenance which explains the engine oil life system and how it indicates when to change the engine oil and filter. Also, listed are scheduled maintenance services which are to be performed ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ...oil change is necessary for over a year. However, your engine oil and filter must be changed at ... changed. See Engine Oil on page 5-15 for information on resetting the system. After the services are performed, ... tire rotation. See Brake System Inspectionon page 6-14. Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) CI Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving ...information. (See footnote 62.) (See footnote +.) 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 37,500 Miles (62... on 45,000Miles (75 000 km) 0 Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... and additional information. (See footnote 42.) (See footnote +.) 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter.An Emission Control Service. service. If you do not use your ...@.) (See footnote +.) 75,000Miles (125 000 km) 0 Inspect engine air cleaner filter if you are driving in dusty ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ..., the filter may require replacement more often. 0 Replace engine air cleaner filter. An Emission Control Service. 0 Rotate tires. See Tire ...the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. 0 Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission 100,000 Miles ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...'t forget to check your spare tire. See Tires on page 5-59 for further details. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See Engine Oil on page 5-15 for further details. Cassette Tape Player Service c;e&i-, casse'i'ie p;ajiei.. ~;e&i-l!i-ly ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...System Check Make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch...on page 5-23. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if needed....Lock Cylinders Service Lubricate the key lock cylinders with the lubricant specified in Part D. Trunk Release Sensor Check...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try to start the ... any other position, your vehicle needs service. 3. With the engine off, turn the key to the ON position, but don't start the engine. Without applying the regular brake, try to move the shift ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ..., set the parking brake. To check the parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and ... held by the parking is brake only. To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running... the regular brake at once should the vehicle begin to move. At least every spring, use...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... are inspections and services which should be performed at least twice a year (for instance, each spring and fall). You should let your dealer's service department or ... procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See Service Publications Ordering Information ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... in frequent braking. Fuel System Inspection Inspect the complete fuel system for damage or leaks. Engine Cooling System Inspection Inspect the hoses and have ... and clamps; replace as needed. Clean the outside of the radiator and air conditioning condenser. To help ensure proper ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ..., part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer. Engine Oil Engine Coolant water and use only DEX-COOL@ ...on Fluid/Lubricant GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part Power Steering No. U.S. 1052884, in Canada System 993294, or equivalent). DEXRON-Ill Automatic Transmission Automatic Fluid. ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled 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 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) 6-17
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    Maintenance Record (cont'd) 6-18
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... United States Government ...-7-8 Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government ...7.9 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7.9 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7.9 Customer Assistance Information ...7.2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7.2 Customer Assistance for Text ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... transaction or the operation of your vehicle will be resolved by your dealer's sales or service departments. Sometimes, however, despite the best intentions of ... at that level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ...making sure you are completely satisfied with your new vehicle. However, if you continue ...automotive disputes regarding vehicle repairs or the interpretation of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Although you... of Columbia. Eligibility is limited by vehicle age, mileage and other factors. General Motors...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Customer AssistanceOff ices Chevrolet encourages customers to call the toll-free number for assistance. If a US. customer wishes to write to Chevrolet, the letter should be addressed to Chevrolet's Customer Assistance Center. Canada General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... of the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Center. As the owner of a 2003 Chevrolet, membership in Roadside Assistance is free.... roadside assistance with minor mechanical problems. If your problem cannot be resolved over... costs. Roadside offers two levels of service to the customer, Basic Care and Courtesy...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... the coverage provided by the Bumper-to-Bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty to eligible purchasers of 2003 Chevrolet passenger cars and light duty trucks. (See your ... available to retail and retail lease customers operating 2003 and newer Chevrolet vehicles for a period of 3 years...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...participating dealers are proud to offer Courtesy Transportation, a customer support program for new vehicles. The Courtesy Transportation program is offered to ...department immediately, keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... Coverage period of the General Motors of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty, alternative transportation ... a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems ... Owner Assistance Information" furnished with each new vehicle provides detailed warranty coverage ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...Ottawa, Ontario K I A ON5 Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle, suspension, brakes, electrical, steering, body, etc. RETAlL SELL...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ..., Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments, and ... 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, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ......1-54 When an Should Air Bag Inflate? ...1-52 Where Are the Air Bags? ...1-50 Air Cleaner/Filter, Engine ..., ...5-22 ALARM (Content Theft Operation) ...2-48 All ...79 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Anti-Lock Brake, System Warning Light ...3-32 ...5-81 Appearance Care Care of ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...Battery ...Battery Replacement ...Battery Rundown Protection ...Battery WarningMessage ...Before Leaving on a Long Trip ...Body Lubrication Service ...Brake Low Fluid Warning Message ...Parking ... 3-78 4-38 5-46 2-6 3-1 8 3-41 4-22 6-10 3-46 2-24 Brake (...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... ...Cellular Antenna ...Center Console Storage Area ...Chains, Tires ...ChangeEngine Oil Message ...Check EngineLight ...Check Engine Light ...Checking Coolant ...Checking Engine Oil ...Checking Things Under the Hood ...Checking Your Restraint Systems ...Chemical ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... Lamps ...Cruise Control ...3-10 Cruise Control Light ...3-38 Current and Past Model Order ......Defensive Driving ...4-2 Defogging and Defrosting ...3-23 Delayed Entry Lighting ...3-17 Delayed Exit Lighting ...3-17 DelayedHeadlamps ...3-15 4-31 Dinghy Towing ...Disarming with the Remote Keyless Entry ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...22 Battery ...5-46 Change Oil Message ...3-43 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-34 Coolant ...5-25 ...18 Engine Coolant Level Check ...6-9 Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing ...4-40 Engine Oil Additives ...5-20 Engine Oil Level Check ...6-9 3-16 Entry Lighting ...Erasing HomeLink" Buttons ...2-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    F FabricKarpet ...5-81 Filter Engine Air Cleaner ...5-22 Finding a PTY Station (RDS, XMTM ...FOB HORN (Remote Audible Verification) ...2-47 FOB LIGHT (Remote Visual Verification) ...2-46 FOB PROG ... 3-39 5-5 5-5 3-46 6-14 5-90 5-90 Gage Engine Coolant Temperature ...Fuel ...Speedometer ...Tachometer ......
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ..., 5-60 How to Check Power Steering Fluid ...5-41 How to Use This Manual ...ii How toWearSafety Belts Properly ...1-15 Hydroplaning ...4-18 If No Steam Is Corning From Your Engine ...5-30 I f Steam Is Coming From Your Engine ...5-29 If the Light Is ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... Your Vehicle ...Leaving Your Vehicle With the ...2-26 EngineRunning ...Light ...3-30 Air Bag Readiness ...Anti-Lock BrakeSystemWarning ...3-32 Brake System Warning ...3-... Indicator ...3-34 Oil Pressure Indicator ...3-37 Safety Belt Reminder ...3-29 TCS Warning Light ...3-33 Traction ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...Power Door ...2-9 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-9 Loss of Control ...4-14 Low Brake Fluid Warning Message ...3-46 3-42 Low Engine Oil Level Message ...3-46 LowFuelWarningMessage Low Oil Pressure Message ...3-42 LowTireMessage ...3-43 ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    Message (cont.) Low Brake Fluid Warning ...3-46 Low Engine Oil Level ...3-42 Low Fuel Warning ...3-46 Low Oil Pressure ...3-42 3-43 Low Tire ...3-45 ...0 Odometer ...3-29 Off-Road Recovery ...4-12 Oil ...5-15 Engine ...Pressure Indicator Light ...3-37 PressureMessage ...3-42 OIL LIFE ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ......2-24 Over Things That Burn ...2-27 Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle Park (P) Mechanism Check......6-15 PartE - MaintenanceRecord ...6-16 Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...3-25 Passing ...4-13, 4-38 ...Questions and Answers About Safety Belts ...1-14 Radiator Pressure Cap ...5-28 Radio Messages ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ......1-23 Roadside 7-5 Assistance Program ...Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out ...4-30 Running Your Engine While YouAre Parked ...2-29 S Safety Belt Reminder Light ...Safety Belts Care of ...Driver Position ...How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...Questions ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...Position ...1-45 Service ...5-3 Adding Equipment to the Outside ofYour Vehicle ...5-4 Doing Your Own Work ...5-4 Engine Soon Light ...3-34 Service (cont.) 3-45 Message ...Publications Ordering Information ...7-9 Traction System Warning Message ...3-40 Vehicle...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps ...TCS Warning Light ...Theft-Deterrent, Radio ...Theft-Deterrent Systems ...Content Theft-... ...5-66 5-66 Wheel Replacement ...When It Is Time for New Tires ...5-63 2-20 To Use the Engine Coolant Heater ...Topof the Instrument Panel ...5-83 Top Strap ...1-...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... ...Damage Warnings ...iv Loading ...4-32 3-47 Service Soon Message ...Symbols ...iv Vehicle Identification ... Visor Vanity Mirrors ...2-14 Visors ...2-14 Voltmeter Gage ...3-31 Underbody Flushing Service ...Underhood Fuse Block (Lower) ...UnderhoodFuseBlock (Upper) ...UnderstandingRadioReception ......
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ......4-35 Weight of the Trailer Tongue ...4-36 What Kind of Engine Oil to Use ...5-18 5-21 What to Do with... Wheels Alignmentand Tire Balance ...5-66 Replacement ...5-66 When to Add Engine Oil ...5-17 When to Change Engine Oil (GM Oil Life SystemTM) ...5-20 When to Check ...5-60 When to Check and Change...
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