2005 Chevrolet Aveo Owner's Manual

2005 Chevrolet Aveo Manual

2005 Chevrolet Aveo manual table of contents:

  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2005 Chevrolet Aveo Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-2 Rear Seats ...1-6 Safety Belts ...1-10 Child Restraints ...1-28 Airbag System ...1-48 Restraint System Check ...1-54 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-2 Doors and Locks ...2-7 Windows ...2-12 Theft-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Emblem, CHEVROLET, and the CHEVROLET Emblem are registered trademarks; and the name AVEO is a trademark ... Limited" for Chevrolet Motor Division whenever it appears in this manual. Keep this manual in the vehicle, so... and words work together in the owner manual to explain things. Index A good place...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Safety Warnings and Symbols There are a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell about things that could hurt you if... You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means “Do Not,” “Do Not do thisମ.
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    Vehicle Damage Warnings Also, in this manual you will find these notices: Notice: These mean there is... in different words. There are also warning labels on the vehicle. They use the same words, CAUTION or NOTICE. Vehicle Symbols The vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: v
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    ✍ NOTES vi
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Will You See After an Airbag Inflates? ...1-52 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-54 Restraint System Check ...1-54 Checking Your ...Driver Position ...1-15 Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment ...1-22 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy ...1-23 Right Front Passenger Position ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... hold the bar located under the front of the seat to unlock it. {CAUTION: You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you push ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    Driver Seat Height Adjuster To adjust the height of the driver's seat cushion, turn the knob located on the outboard side of the seat cushion. Reclining Seatbacks Turn the knob forward to raise the height of the seat cushion and rearward to lower it. To adjust the seatback, pull up the lever ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    {CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can not... This could cause serious internal injuries. For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... way up. Then push in the release button and lift the head restraint from the guide sleeve. Replace the head restraint and reset it in the original position before driving. Your vehicle may have adjustable rear seat head restraints. Push in the release button ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...increase cargo space. To fold down the seatback, do the following: 1. If your vehicle has adjustable head restraints, push the head restraints all the way...rear seatback. 3. Fold the rear seatback forward and down. 4. Move the safety belts out of the space between the seatback and the seat cushion so ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... fold down the seatback, do the following: {CAUTION: A safety belt that is improperly routed, not properly ... and push it to its original position. Ensure that the safety belts are not twisted or caught under the... in the fully upright position. 1. If your vehicle has adjustable head restraints, push ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... the release handles on the rear side of the seat cushion to unlock the rear seat cushion. 6. Lift and fold up the seat. 7. Clip the hook to the head restraint of the front seat to keep the rear seat secure. 8. Store the rear safety belts and buckles in the storage area under the floor mat. 1-8
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... to the upright position, do the following: 1. Remove the safety belts and buckles from the storage area... and push it to its original position. Ensure that the safety belts are not twisted or caught under... in the fully upright position. 6. Place the rear safety belts in their original position between...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...Belts {CAUTION: 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... seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. {CAUTION: Do not let anyone ride where he or...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... hurt or killed. After more than 30 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Why Safety Belts Work...or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-11
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-12
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    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 1-13
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...only; so they work with safety belts - not instead of them. Every airbag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you are in a vehicle that has airbags, you still have to buckle up to get the most ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... for smaller children and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see Older Children on page 1-28 or Infants and Young... protection. First, you will want to know which restraint systems your vehicle has. We will start with the driver position. A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-27. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 1-16 5. To make the lap ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... cause serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there is a sudden stop or crash, or if you pull the belt very quickly out of the retractor. 1-17
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as much ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which are not as strong...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. To move the shoulder belt height adjuster down, press the release button and move the height adjuster to the desired position. After you move the height adjuster to ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like ... safety belts. Rear passengers who are not safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a crash. And they can strike others in the vehicle who are wearing safety belts. A pregnant woman should wear ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... plate into the buckle until it clicks. Be sure you are using the correct buckle and that the latch plate clicks when ...secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-27. Make sure the... is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...cause serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there is a sudden stop or a crash, or if you pull the belt very quickly out of the retractor. 1-25
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. Your vehicle has a removable safety belt in the center rear seating position. Here is how to use the center rear safety belt. 1. Pull the center rear safety belt from the retractor. 2....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough,... adults. Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, just attach it to the regular safety belt. ... information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. Safety Belt Pretensioners Your vehicle has ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ..., children who are not buckled up can strike other people who are buckled up, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Older children need to use safety belts properly. Older children who have outgrown booster seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... next to a window, move the child toward the center of the vehicle. If the child is sitting in the center rear seat passenger position, move the child toward the safety belt buckle. In either case, be sure that ... together and seriously injured. A belt must be used by only one person at a time. 1-29
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state ... restraints. Young children should not use the vehicle's adult safety belts alone, unless there... no other choice. Instead, they need to use a child restraint. {CAUTION: Never do this...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    {CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby does not 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 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its airbag system is designed for them....only the child's weight, height and age but also whether or not the restraint will be compatible with the motor vehicle in which it will be used. 1-32
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...If it is, the restraint will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint, state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Child Restraint Systems An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have a shoulder belt positioner, and some high-back booster seats have a five-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... by the vehicle's owner. For many years, add-on child restraints have used the adult belt system in the ... is designed to be used in a vehicle. If it is, it will have a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. Then follow the instructions for the restraint. You may find ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... why: There are a couple of things you need to know about using child restraints in your rear seat: If you use a child restraint in the center rear seating position, the safety belts and the .... If you use two child restraints in the rear outside seating positions, the safety belt for the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... strap must be properly anchored to the vehicle. Some top strap-equipped child restraints are designed for use with or without the top strap being anchored. Others require the top ... remove the cargo cover. The cargo cover should remain off while the top strap anchor is in use. 1-38
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...The plastic cover should remain off while the top strap anchor is in use. Anchor the top strap to an anchor point specified in Top Strap Anchor Location on page 1-39. Be sure to use an anchor point located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...when not in use. Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) Your vehicle has ...restraints easier, does not use the vehicle's safety belts. Instead, it uses vehicle anchors and child... secure the restraints. Some restraints also use another vehicle anchor to secure a top tether strap...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    A. Lower Anchorage B. Lower Anchorage C. Top Tether A. Lower Anchorage B. Lower Anchorage In order to use the LATCH system in your vehicle, you need a child restraint designed for that system. 1-41
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... a LATCH-type child restraint is properly installed using the anchorage points, or use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1-42
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...attachments on the child restraint to the LATCH anchorages in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If ... one. If your child restraint does not have the LATCH system, you will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint. Be sure to follow the instructions...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...the belt. Be sure the latch plate clicks when you put it into the buckle. This means you are using the correct buckle. Also, make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 4. Pull the rest of the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the ... To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go back all ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ..., you will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint. Be sure to follow the instructions ... in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle has a right front ... a forward-facing child restraint. See Manual Seats on page 1-2. 2. Put the child restraint ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Airbag System Your vehicle has airbags - one airbag for the driver and another airbag ... into the retractor. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child ... chance of hitting things inside the vehicle or being ejected from it. Airbags are designed to work with safety belts, but ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...more forceful airbags have provided in the past. Everyone in your vehicle should wear a safety belt properly - whether or not there ... even with airbags. The driver should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. The system checks the airbag electrical system for ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Where Are the Airbags? The right front passenger's airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-50
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...should deploy is not based on how fast your vehicle is traveling. It depends largely on what you hit,...ate at different crash speeds. For example: • If the vehicle hits a stationary object, the airbag could... and non-deployment events and are used to predict how severe a crash is likely to be in time...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... front passenger) are not intended to inflate during vehicle rollovers, rear impacts, or in many side impacts ... have inflated simply because of the damage to a vehicle or because of what the repair costs were. Inflation is determined by the angle of the impact and how quickly the vehicle slows ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the vehicle should get...passenger airbag. A new system will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    .... There are parts of the airbag system in several places around your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... restraint systems in your vehicle. A damaged restraint system may not properly protect the person using it, ... New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the belt or LATCH system was not being used at the... belt pretensioners. Have your safety belt pretensioners checked if your vehicle has been in ...
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    ✍ NOTES 1-56
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    ... Controls Starting Your Engine ...2-19 Engine Coolant Heater ...2-20 Automatic Transaxle Operation ...2-21 Manual Transaxle Operation ...2-25 ... Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle) ...2-29 Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle) ...2-30 Parking Over Things That Burn ...2-30 Engine Exhaust ...2-31 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The children or others could be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    One key is used for the ignition, the doors and all other locks. Your vehicle may have an electronic immobilizer designed to protect your car against theft. If so, only keys with the correct electronic code can be used to start the vehicle. See Immobilizer Operation on page 2-16 for...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. At times you may notice a...page 2-5. • If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. 2-4
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...m) away using the remote keyless entry transmitter. The following functions are available if your vehicle has the remote keyless entry system: K (Unlock): Press this ... theft-deterrent system will not activate while the key is in the ignition. Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle Each ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should ... time to change the battery. Notice: When replacing the battery, use care not to touch any of the circuitry. ... sure the positive side of the battery faces up. Use one three-volt, CR1620, or equivalent, ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... ways to lock and unlock your vehicle. From the outside, use your key or the remote keyless entry ... insert the key and turn it toward the front of the vehicle. To manually lock the doors from the outside, insert ... thrown out of the vehicle in a crash if the doors are not locked. So, wear safety belts ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... while the rear door security locks are engaged. The rear doors on your vehicle cannot be opened from the inside while this feature is in use. Rear Door Security Locks Your vehicle has rear door security locks on each rear door that help ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...fan on your heating or cooling system to its highest speed and select the control setting that will force ...your vehicle, insert the key into the lock cylinder and turn the key clockwise or use ... closed. From the outside of the vehicle, close the driver's door and lock it using the key or the remote ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... Trunk Release Open the trunk from inside your vehicle by pulling up the release lever located to ... seat. Emergency Trunk Release Handle Notice: Using the emergency trunk release handle as a tie-down... point when securing items in the trunk may damage it. Use the emergency trunk release handle only to...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... windows are shut. • Turn the fan on your heating or cooling system to its highest speed and select the control setting that will force outside air into your vehicle. See Climate Control System on page 3-14. • If you have air outlets on or under the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. Manual Windows Use the window crank to open and close each window. The rear windows do not open fully. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... button to stop the front and rear passengers from using their window switches. The driver can ... normal window operation. The ignition must be turned to ON to use the power windows. To lower the window, press ... them to the side. Visor Vanity Mirror Your vehicle has vanity mirrors located on the back ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... have a theft-deterrent system. The theft-deterrent system will not arm when you lock the doors using the key or the manual door lock. It arms only when you use the remote keyless entry transmitter. Arming the System To arm the system, do the following: 1....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... door or the trunk or liftgate is opened. If you do not want to arm the theft-deterrent system, lock the vehicle using the key or the manual door locks. How to Turn Off the System Alarm If the system alarm is active, it can be deactivated using one of...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... undesired operation of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. If your vehicle has an immobilizer system, your vehicle has a special key that works ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... If the engine still does not start with the other key, your vehicle needs service. If your vehicle does start, ... serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by the theft-deterrent system at this time. In an emergency, contact Chevrolet Roadside Assistance. See Roadside Assistance Program ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...operates some of your electrical accessories, such as the radio, but not the climate control system. {CAUTION: On manual transaxle vehicles, turning the key to LOCK and removing it will lock the steering column and result in a loss of ability to steer...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... in any other position - that is a safety feature. To restart when you are already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. Notice: Shifting into PARK (P) with the vehicle moving could damage...engine. Your vehicle will not start if the clutch pedal is not all the way down - that is a safety feature....
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    ... of four hours prior to starting your vehicle. At temperatures above 32°F (0°C), use of the coolant heater is not required. {CAUTION: Plugging the cord into an ... parking your vehicle. The dealer can give you the best advice for that particular area. To Use the Engine Coolant ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... (P): This position locks your front wheels. It is the best position to use when you start your engine because your vehicle cannot move easily. {CAUTION:...is running unless you have to. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others could be ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transaxle shift lock control system. ... use NEUTRAL (N) only. Also, use NEUTRAL (N) when your vehicle is being towed. {CAUTION: Shifting into a...not be covered by your warranty. Be sure the engine is not racing when shifting your vehicle. 2-22
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... speed may damage the transaxle. Have your vehicle serviced right away. You can drive .... Notice: Spinning the tires or holding the vehicle in one place on a hill using only the accelerator pedal may ... not spin the tires. When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place. If there is...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...in AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D4) to help the vehicle maintain traction on slippery road surfaces, such as snow, mud, or ice. Manually Controlling Shift Select hold mode to use your automatic transaxle like a three-speed manual transaxle. Press the HOLD button on the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...shift to NEUTRAL. NEUTRAL: Use this position when you start or idle your engine. Here is how to operate your manual transaxle: FIRST (1): ... would not be covered by your warranty. Shift to REVERSE (R) only after your vehicle is stopped. Also, use REVERSE (R), along with the parking brake, for parking...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    Shift Speeds Parking Brake {CAUTION: If you skip a gear when you downshift, you could lose control of your vehicle. You could injure yourself or others. Don't shift down more than one gear at a time when you downshift. The parking brake lever is located between the bucket seats. 2-26
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...rmly set. Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others could be injured. To be sure your vehicle will not move, even when you are on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. 1. Hold the brake pedal down and set the parking ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... not shift your transaxle into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on ...brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and even catch... others could be injured. Do not leave your vehicle with the engine running. If you have to ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...of Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle) Your automatic transaxle vehicle has an automatic transaxle shift lock control system. You have to fully ... cover over the shift-lock release slot by prying it off using a small, flat object, like a screwdriver. The shift-lock release slot ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle) Before leaving your vehicle, do the following: 1. Hold the brake pedal down and firmly apply the parking ...: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, leaves, dry grass...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... when driving over high points on the road or over road debris. CAUTION: (Continued) • Repairs were not done correctly. • Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly. If you ever suspect exhaust is coming into your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...Your vehicle can roll. Do not leave your vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others ...Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle. See ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ..., adjust the mirror so you can see clearly behind your vehicle. Grip the mirror in the center to move it up or down and side to ... see a little of the side of your vehicle when you are sitting in a comfortable driving position. Adjust the outside manual mirrors using the control lever located next to...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... Power Mirror Your vehicle may have an outside power mirror control that adjusts the passenger's ... rearview mirrors can be folded flat against the side of the vehicle by pushing them toward the vehicle's doors. Outside Heated Mirrors If your vehicle has this feature, when you operate the rear ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... cupholders are located in the center instrument panel, below the climate control system. To use the cupholder, push in on its outer edge. Then pull out the cupholder. After use, push in the cupholder until it latches. There is also a cupholder located in ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    Sunglasses Storage Compartment Sunroof If the vehicle has this feature, the switch is located on the headliner between the sun visors. If your vehicle has this feature, the sunglasses storage compartment is... can be opened all of the way. You must manually open and close the sunroof cover....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... Trip Odometer ...3-21 Tachometer ...3-21 Safety Belt Reminder Tone ...3-21 Brake System Warning Light ...3-22 Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-...) ...3-26 Clock ...3-27 Safety Belt Reminder Light ...3-27 Airbag Readiness Light ...3-28 Charging System Light ...3-29 Anti-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    Section 3 Instrument Panel Radio Reception ...3-47 Care of Your CDs ...3-47 Care of Your CD Player ...3-47 Fixed Mast Antenna ...3-47 Audio System(s) ...3-35 AM-FM Radio ...3-35 Radio with CD (Base Level) ...3-37 Radio with CD (MP3) ...3-41 3-2
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    ✍ NOTES 3-3
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    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...See Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter on page 3-13. L. Climate Control System. See Climate Control System on page 3-14. M. Glove Box. See Glove Box on page 2-35.... let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn ... set them up at the side of the road about 300 feet (100 m) behind your vehicle....
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    ... Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Tilt Wheel Your vehicle has a tilt wheel which allows you to... legs more room when you exit and enter the vehicle. The tilt wheel lever is located underneath the ...-to-Pass. See Flash-to-Pass on page 3-7. • Exterior Light Control. See Exterior Lamps on page 3-9. •...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    .../multifunction lever away from you. When the high beams are on, this light on the instrument panel cluster also will be on if ... on page 5-80. 3-7 This feature lets you use your high-beam headlamps to signal a ... in front of you that you want to pass. To use it, pull the turn signal/multifunction lever ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... ice and snow from the wiper blades before using them. If they are frozen to the windshield, ... motor. A circuit breaker will stop the motor until it cools. Clear away snow or ice to prevent an overload. Sedan shown, Hatchback similar Use this lever located on the right side of the steering wheel to ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... Lamps {CAUTION: In freezing weather, do not use your washer until the windshield is warmed. ...will either stop or will resume at the speed you were using before. The lever on the left side of the steering column ...: Rear Window Washer/Wiper (Hatchback) Your vehicle may have a rear window washer/wiper...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... off. The parking brake is on. The high-beam headlamps are on. The low-beam headlamps are on. The flash-to-pass feature is used. As with any vehicle, you should turn on the regular headlamp system when you need it. 3-10
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Fog Lamps If your vehicle has fog lamps, use them for better visibility in foggy or misty conditions. The control for the fog lamps is a band located on the middle of the turn signal/multifunction lever. While using the fog lamps, the ignition must be turned to ON and the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...is located next to the parking brake on the center console. To use the outlet, remove the protective cap. When not in... off electrical equipment when not in use and do not plug in equipment that exceeds the maximum ... could result in blown vehicle or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem, see your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... electrical equipment to your vehicle may damage it or keep other components from working as they should. The repairs would ... be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. Notice: Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your warranty. Do ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Controls Climate Control System With this system you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation for your vehicle. 9(Fan): Turn the middle ... the left knob clockwise or counterclockwise to manually increase or decrease the temperature inside your vehicle. Turn the knob to the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... happens, select the defrost mode. A/C (Air Conditioning): If your vehicle has air conditioning, follow these steps to use the system. Start the engine and set the fan control knob to the desired speed. The air conditioning compressor does ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...windows is a result of high humidity or moisture condensing on the cool window glass. This can be minimized if the climate control system is used properly. There are two modes to clear fog or frost from your windshield. Use the defog mode to clear the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...that may block the flow of air into your vehicle. • Use of non-GM approved hood de�. pressing the button again or by turning the engine off. Notice: Don’t use anything sharp on the inside of ... grid, and the repairs wouldn’t be covered by your warranty. Do not attach a temporary vehicle license...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Passenger Compartment Air Filter Your vehicle may have a passenger compartment air filter. It is located behind the ..., it may need to be changed periodically. To change the passenger compartment air filter, use the following steps: 3. Remove the filter cover by pressing in on the bottom retaining...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... the warning lights and gages that may be on your vehicle. The pictures will help you locate them. Warning lights and ... warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on as you are driving, or when one of the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fast you are going, how much fuel you are using, and many other things you will need to drive safely and economically. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...odometer shows how far your vehicle has been driven in either miles, used in the United States, or kilometers, used in Canada. Tachometer The tachometer displays your engine speed in revolutions per ... must be reset individually. Safety Belt Reminder Tone If your vehicle has this feature, ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...oor. It may take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Towing Your Vehicle on page 4-35. {CAUTION: Your brake system may not be ... on after you have pulled off the road and stopped carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. 3-22
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... that your engine coolant has overheated. If you have been operating your vehicle under normal ... pull off the road, stop your vehicle and turn off the engine as soon as possible. See Engine ...page 5-24. United States Canada Your vehicle has an engine coolant temperature gage. With the ignition to ON...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Highbeam On Light This light comes on whenever the high-beam headlamps are on. Fuel Gage See Headlamp High/...When the tank nears empty, the low fuel warning light will come on. You still have a little fuel left,...should get more soon. See Low Fuel Warning Light on page 3-25 for more information. 3-24
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... of these show a problem with your fuel gage: Low Fuel Warning Light This light comes on when the vehicle is low on fuel. • At the service station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads full. • It takes a little more or less fuel ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Secondary Information Center (SIC) The secondary information center (SIC) displays some of the warning lights and indicators. The SIC is located in the center of the instrument panel, above the center air outlets. The digital clock is also located in the center of the SIC. See Clock on page 3-27 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Clock Your vehicle has a digital clock. The clock is located in the secondary instrument cluster on ... fuse, reset the clock. Safety Belt Reminder Light The safety belt light will come on and ... until the driver's safety belt is buckled. If the driver's belt is already buckled, the light will not ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ..., your airbag system may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away by your GM dealer. ... stays on after you start your vehicle, it means the airbag system may not be working properly.... avoid injury to yourself or others, have your vehicle serviced right away if the airbag readiness ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...check to show you it is working. Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light If your vehicle has an anti-lock brake system, this light will... stays on, or comes on again while you are driving, your vehicle needs service. See your GM dealer. If the regular brake system warning light is not on, you still have...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... environment. The Check Engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required... damage to your vehicle. This system is also designed to assist your service technician in correctly.... Malfunction Indicator Lamp Check Engine Light Your vehicle is equipped with a computer which...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...increases vehicle emissions and may damage the emission control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service may be required. If the light continues... Steady - An emission control system malfunction has been detected on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service may be required. If the Light Is Flashing...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... vehicle pass 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 this inspection ... that critical emission control systems have not been completely diagnosed by the system. The vehicle would be ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... burned. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Lack of proper engine oil maintenance may damage the ... repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. This indicates ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Fog Lamp Light If your vehicle has this feature, the fog lamps light will come on when the fog lamps are in use. A flashing DRL light indicates a possible burned out headlamp, or that the vehicle may need service to repair a defective DRL relay. See your GM dealer. See ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Audio System(s) Notice: Before adding any sound equipment to your vehicle, like a tape player, CB radio, mobile telephone, or two-...equipment that has been added improperly. Figure out which audio system is in your vehicle, find out what your audio system can do, and how...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    Finding a Station AM/FM: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2, or AM. The display will show the selection. p (Tune): 4. Press and hold one of the six numbered pushbuttons for longer than two seconds. Ch will appear on the display when the station has been set. Whenever that numbered ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... adjust the balance between the right and the left speakers, press this button until BAL appears on... the balance between the right and the left speakers. The display will show the balance level. To adjust ... the fade between the front and the rear speakers. The display will show the fade level. Radio ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Setting Preset Stations Up to 18 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM), can be programmed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM/FM to select FM1, FM2, or AM. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press and hold one of the six numbered ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... adjust the balance between the right and the left speakers, press this button until BAL appears on... decrease the fade between the front and the rear speakers. The display will show the fade level. When finished making... difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... wait about an hour and try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player...an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. X (Eject): Press this button to eject a CD. Eject may be activated with...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...numbered pushbutton is pressed, the station that was set will return. 5. Repeat the steps for each pushbutton. Playing the Radio ON/OFF: Press this knob to turn the system on and off. VOL (Volume): Turn this knob to increase or to decrease the volume. Finding a Station AM/FM: Press this button to ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...station is weak or noisy, decrease the treble. Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) SOUND (Balance/Fade):... the balance between the right and the left speakers, press this button until BAL appears ... the fade between the front and the rear speakers. The display will show the fade level. When finished...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... the way the CD-R has been handled. There may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. Do not add paper labels to CDs, they could get caught in the CD player. If an error appears on the display...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... bit rate. Song title, artist name, and album will be available when recorded using ID3 tags versions 1 and 2. The player will be able to read and ...folder or playlist name. You can also play an MP3 CD that was recorded using no file folders. The system can support up to 11 folders in depth, though, ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... buttons will search playlists (Px) first and then go to the root folder. When the radio displays the name of the folder the radio will display ROOT. File System and Naming The song name that will be displayed will be the song name that is contained in the ID3 tag. If the song name is not present ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... the way the CD-R has been handled. There may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. Do not add paper labels to CDs, they could get caught in the CD player. If an error appears on the display,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Radio Reception AM The range for most ... reduce this noise. Care of Your CD Player The use of CD lens cleaners for CD players ... tightened to the antenna base located on the roof of the vehicle. If tightening is required, tighten by hand....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ✍ NOTES 3-48
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... a Trailer ...4-36 Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4-2 Drunken Driving ...4-3 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...4-6 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...4-6 Braking in Emergencies ...4-8 Steering ...4-8 Off-Road ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can ...Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your vehicle: Buckle up. See Safety ...city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...developmental reasons for these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. ..., more than 16,000 annual motor vehicle-related deaths have been associated with the use of alcohol, with more than 300,000 people injured. • ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., too. Women generally have a lower relative percentage of body water than men. Since alcohol is carried in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight will when each has the same number of drinks. The law in...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... in a cab; or if you are with a group, designate a driver who will not drink. Control of a Vehicle You have three systems that make your vehicle go where you want ... control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means you can lose control of your vehicle. 4-5
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...dry, icy); tire tread; the condition of your brakes; the weight of the vehicle and the amount of brake force applied....be harder to push. Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Your vehicle may have anti-lock ...an advanced electronic braking system that will help prevent a braking skid. If your vehicle has anti-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire ... separately work the brakes at each wheel. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. 4-7
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... you do not have anti-lock brakes, use a "squeeze" braking technique. This will give you maximum ... help you more than even the very best braking. Using Anti-Lock Do not pump the brakes. Just hold ... wheels can stop rolling. Once they do, the vehicle cannot respond to your steering. Momentum will ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... tires against the road surface makes it possible for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels... If there is no traction, inertia will keep the vehicle going in the same direction. If you ... Ease up on the brake or accelerator pedal, steer the vehicle the way you want it to go, and ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...out from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in time. ... is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well in emergencies like these. First apply your brakes -...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... while you're driving. Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway ... maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway is a potentially dangerous ... is nothing in the way, steer so that your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    .... Perhaps you can ease a little to the right. Loss of Control Let us review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems - brakes, steering, ... to pass. When you are far enough ahead of the passed vehicle to see its front in your inside mirror, activate ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Skidding In a skid, a driver can lose control of the vehicle. Defensive drivers avoid most skids ... surfaces because stopping distance will be longer and vehicle control more limited. While driving on a... until your vehicle is skidding. Learn to recognize warning clues - such as enough water, ice, or...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... more space between you and other vehicles. • Slow down, especially on higher speed roads...wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you ...reason is that some drivers are likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. 4-14
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...from a driver who does not lower the high beams, or a vehicle with misaimed headlamps, slow down a little. Avoid .... Keep your windshield and all the glass on your vehicle clean - inside and out. Glare at night... Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you cannot stop, accelerate,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... in a quick stop and may cause pulling to one side. You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... to drive through flowing water, as you might at a low water crossing, your vehicle can be carried away. As little as six inches of flowing... intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle. If you cannot avoid deep puddles or ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country trip. • Try to use the freeways that rim and crisscross most large cities. You will... just before you start to move, check both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... Try to determine where you expect to blend with the flow. Try to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors... want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways - also called thruways...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... glance quickly over your shoulder to make sure there is not another vehicle in your blind spot. Once you are moving on the ... comfortable clothing and shoes you can easily drive in. Is your vehicle ready for a long trip? If you keep it serviced and maintained, it is ready to go. If it needs service, ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...time to avoid a major storm system? • Make sure your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. • Keep your eyes moving. Scan the... road into a rest, service, or parking area and take a nap, get some exercise, or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... your trips safer and more enjoyable. • Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system, and transaxle. These parts can work hard.... The most important thing to know is this: let your engine do some of the slowing down. Shift to a ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... a hill. You could crash. Always have your engine running and your vehicle in gear when you go downhill. • Know how to go... could be something in your lane, like a stalled car or an accident. • Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. • You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ..., a flashlight, a red cloth, and a couple of reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include a small bag of sand, a piece of old carpet, or a couple of burlap bags to help provide traction. Be sure you properly secure these items in your vehicle. 4-24
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... on. But wet ice can be even more trouble because it may offer the least traction of all. ... pavement. Without ABS, if you feel your vehicle begin to slide, let up on the brakes a little. ...and you can still steer. • Whatever your braking system, allow greater following distance on any slippery road....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...a serious situation. You should probably stay with your vehicle unless you know for sure that you are near ... your hazard flashers. • Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert police that you have been stopped by ... your clothing to keep warm. You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. 4-26
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... on the side of the vehicle that is away from the wind. This will help keep CO out. Run your engine... just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get... will need a well-charged battery to restart the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... you must use caution. Notice: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your vehicle as ...It Out on page 4-28. For information about using tire chains on your vehicle, see Tire Chains on .... And, the transaxle or other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could cause an engine compartment fire or ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...your vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight or maximum load amount and includes ...-installed options. Two labels on your vehicle show how much weight it may properly carry, the... vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...cation label. It tells you the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and the Gross ... of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your vehicle. Label Example - Canadian Version The Tire ... of the driver and passengers from Vehicle Capacity Weight (United States version) or subtract the combined ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...150 lb (68 kg) passengers in your vehicle, the amount of available cargo and luggage ...weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available ... in Step 4. Example 1 Item A B C Description Vehicle Capacity Weight or Maximum Load, for Example 1 = Subtract...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Example 2 Item A B C Description Vehicle Capacity Weight or Maximum Load for Example 2 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg)...lbs (453 kg) 750 lbs (340 kg) 250 lbs (113 kg) Item A B C Example 3 Description Vehicle Capacity Weight or Maximum Load for Example 3 = Subtract Occupant Weight 200 lbs (...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...s door latch. This label tells you the gross weight capacity of your vehicle, called the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel and cargo. Never exceed the GVWR for your vehicle, or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for either the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...: Do not load your vehicle any heavier than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight ... your vehicle. Notice: Overloading your vehicle may cause damage. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not overload your vehicle. If you put things ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Towing Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. See Roadside Assistance ... with all four wheels on the ground. If your vehicle must be towed, you should use a dolly. See "Dolly Towing" that...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    .... 6. Release the parking brake. Towing a Trailer Do not use your vehicle to tow a trailer. The vehicle is not designed or intended for such a use. Towing a trailer can adversely affect handling, durability and fuel economy. Your vehicle can be towed using a dolly. To tow your vehicle ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle ...5-4 Fuel ...5-5 Gasoline ... Transaxle Fluid ...5-18 Manual Transaxle Fluid ...5-20 Hydraulic Clutch ...5-20 Engine Coolant ... Tank Pressure Cap ...5-24 Engine Overheating ...5-24 Cooling System ...5-26 Power Steering ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...77 Vehicle Identification ...5-78 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-78 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-79 Electrical System ...5-79 Add...73 Glass Surfaces ...5-73 Care of Safety Belts ...5-73 Weatherstrips ...5-73 Washing Your Vehicle ...5-74 Cleaning Exterior ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Service Your dealer knows your vehicle best and wants you to be happy with it. ... GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to keep your GM vehicle all GM. Genuine ... or other reproductive harm. Engine exhaust, many parts and systems (including some inside the vehicle), many fluids...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service your vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-12. Your vehicle has an airbag system. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Fuel Use of the recommended fuel is an important part of the proper maintenance of your vehicle. Gasoline Specifications It is recommended ...-octane fuel and hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. California Fuel If your vehicle is certified to meet California Emission Standards, it is ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... the fuel contains MMT. General Motors does not recommend the use of such gasolines. Fuels containing MMT can reduce the life of spark plugs and the performance of the emission control system may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may turn on. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are refueling. Do not smoke ... from fuel. Do not leave the fuel pump unattended when refueling your vehicle - this is against the law in some places. Keep children away from the fuel pump; never let ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...a few seconds after you have finished pumping before removing the nozzle. Clean fuel from ... surfaces as soon as possible. See Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-74. When replacing the fuel cap, ... behind a hinged fuel door on the passenger's side of the vehicle. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly to...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...fill a portable fuel container while it is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite... You can be badly burned and your vehicle damaged if this occurs. To help avoid ... Do not fill a container while it is inside a vehicle, in a vehicle's trunk, pickup bed or on any ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ..., do the following: 1. Pull the hood release handle inside the vehicle. It is located on the lower left side of the instrument panel. {CAUTION: ... or spill things that will burn onto a hot engine. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and lift up on the secondary hood release lever, located under ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... prop. Remove the hood prop from the slot in the inner fender and return the prop to its retainer. Lower the hood 12 inches (30 cm) above the vehicle and release it to latch fully. Check to make sure the hood is closed and repeat the process if necessary. 4. Place the hood prop into the slot on the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood, here is what you will see: Automatic shown, Manual similar 5-12
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... page 5-18. F. Engine Coolant Surge Tank. See Cooling System on page 5-26. G. Engine Compartment Fuse Block. See Engine Compartment Fuse ... you get fuel. In order to get an accurate reading, the oil must be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    When to Add Engine Oil What Kind of Engine Oil to Use If the oil is at or below the lower hole at the tip of the dipstick ...to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and Specifi...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... for your vehicle. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use other ...by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Notice: Use only engine oil identified as meeting GM .... Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty. GM ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or a local recycling center for ...a trailer or use a carrier on top of your vehicle. • The vehicle is used for delivery service, police, taxi, or other commercial application. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... Cleaner/Filter To inspect the engine air cleaner/filter remove the filter from the vehicle and... remains caked with dirt, a new filter is required. The engine air cleaner/filter is located... compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...Put the cover back on tightly and tighten the screws. See Using Your Maintenance Schedule on page 6-4 for replacement intervals. Automatic ...little difficult, you may choose to have this done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...temperature, which is 158°F to 176°F (70°C to 80°C). Get the vehicle warmed up by driving about 15 miles (24 ... may have to drive longer. Checking the Fluid Level Prepare your vehicle as follows: • Park your vehicle on a level place. Keep the engine running. • With the parking brake applied, ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... covered by your warranty. Always use T-IV labeled automatic transaxle fluid in your vehicle....leak occurs, take the vehicle to the dealership service department and have it repaired as soon as possible.... indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. When to Check and What to Use Refer ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on location. Engine Coolant The following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...have your dealer check your cooling system. Notice: If you use the proper coolant, you do not have to ... harmful. {CAUTION: Adding only plain water to your cooling system can be dangerous. Plain water... others could be burned. Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and the proper coolant...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... cap - even a little - when the engine and radiator are hot. The vehicle must be on a level surface. ... temperature and drops again when the engine cools down. The engine coolant surge tank ... compartment on the driver's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ..., a special fill procedure is necessary. See Cooling System on page 5-26 for instructions on "How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank." Engine Overheating You will .... Just turn it off and get everyone away from the vehicle until it cools down. Wait until there is no sign ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. If ...stopped, pull over, stop, and park your vehicle right away. If there is still no sign...the warning, turn off the engine and get everyone out of the vehicle until it cools down. You may decide not ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...cool. If it is not, you may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. A. Coolant Surge Tank with Pressure Cap B. Electric Engine Cooling Fan 5-26
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... see if the electric engine cooling fan is running. If the engine is overheating, the fan should be running. If it is not, your vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine without coolant is not covered by your warranty....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... as follows: {CAUTION: Adding only plain water to your cooling system can be dangerous. Plain water, ... or others could be burned. Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and a proper coolant. ... can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. 1. You can remove the coolant surge tank pressure cap when the cooling system, including the coolant surge tank pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    4. With the coolant surge tank pressure cap off, start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan. By this time, the coolant level inside the coolant surge tank may be lower. If the level is lower than ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... engine compartment on the driver's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir ... system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. How to Check Power Steering ... Failure to use the proper fluid can cause leaks and damage hoses and seals. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an area ...freezing. Notice: • When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    Brakes Brake Fluid Your vehicle has one reservoir for both the brake and clutch hydraulic systems. It is filled with DOT-3 ... the engine. The fluid will burn if the engine is hot enough. You or others could be burned, and your vehicle could be damaged. Add brake fluid only when work is done on the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. Notice: • Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a... all. This could cause a crash. Always use the proper brake fluid. Brake Wear Your vehicle has front disc brakes and ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...your brakes will not work well. That could lead to an accident. When you hear the brake wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Continuing to drive with worn-out brake pads could result in costly brake repair. Some driving conditions or climates...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    Replacing Brake System Parts The braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its many parts have to be... if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts. Vehicle Storage If you are not going to ...Jump Starting If your battery has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... is not a 12-volt system with a negative ground, both vehicles can be damaged. Only use vehicles with 12-volt systems with negative grounds to jump start your... firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transaxle in PARK (P) or a manual transaxle in...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... cap up to access the positive (+) terminal. {CAUTION: Using a match near a battery can cause ... doing this, and some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You do not need to add water to the battery installed in your new vehicle. But if a ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... positive (+) terminal of the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one....positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one.... (−) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote negative (−) terminal if the vehicle has one....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that ...or removed in the wrong order, electrical shorting may occur and damage the vehicle. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always connect and remove the jumper cables in the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...do the following: 1. Disconnect the black negative (−) cable from the vehicle that had the dead battery. 2. Disconnect the black ... no further adjustment. If your vehicle is damaged in an accident, the headlamp aim may ...-aimed, we recommend that you take your vehicle to your dealer for service. 5-41...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Headlamps To replace a headlamp bulb, do the following: 1. Open the hood. See Hood Release on page 5-10 for more information. 2. Remove the five screws from top of the radiator grille. 3. Remove the radiator grille. 6. Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the rear of the bulb. 7. Remove ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... bulb, do the following: 1. Remove the radiator grille and the headlamp assembly. See Steps 2 through 5 under Headlamps on page 5-42 for instructions on how to remove the headlamp assembly. 2. Turn the front turn signal bulb socket counterclockwise. 3. Pull the front turn signal bulb socket out of ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    Turn Signal Lamps (Side) To replace a side turn signal bulb, do the following: 1. Remove the radiator grille and the headlamp assembly. See Steps 2 through 5 under Headlamps on page 5-42 to access the side turn signal lamps. 2. Remove the side turn signal lamp assembly by pulling it forward. 3. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    3. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and remove it. 4. Install the new bulb. 5. Reverse Steps 2 through 3 to reinstall. Sidemarker Lamps (Front) To replace a front sidemarker bulb, do the following: 1. Remove the radiator grille and the headlamp assembly. See Steps 2 through 5 under Hood ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    Sidemarker Lamps (Rear) To replace a rear sidemarker bulb, do the following: 1. Reach into the inside of the rear bumper and locate the rear sidemarker bulb socket. 2. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise. 3. Pull the bulb socket out of the rear bumper. Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... wiper blades should be inspected at least twice a year for wear or cracking. See "Wiper Blade Check" under Part B: Owner Checks and Services on page 6-18 for more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamp Back-Up ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...1 and 2. {CAUTION: Poorly maintained and improperly used tires are dangerous. • Overloading your tires can ... and a serious accident. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-29. • Underinflated tires pose ... ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GM Warranty ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... that the tire is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. (C) Tire Identification ...54 and Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-29. Passenger Car Tire Example (A) Tire ... size is a combination of letters and numbers used to define a particular tire's width...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...on page 5-70 and Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-29. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary use tire or compact spare ..., construction type and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for temporary use only. Compact Spare Tire Example (A) Temporary Use ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... shows an example of a typical passenger car tire size. (D) Construction Code: A letter code is used to indicate the type ... tire sizing system. The letter P as the first character in the tire size means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set by the U. S. Tire and Rim Association. (B) ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... tire is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) motor vehicle safety standards. The DOT code includes the ... and date of production. 5-52 GVWR: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, see Loading Your ... Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... on the other sidewall of the tire. Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles. Recommended In�. See Uniform Tire Quality Grading on page 5-58. Vehicle Capacity Weight: The number of designated seating positions multiplied by ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...Placard: A label permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment.... For additional information regarding how much weight your vehicle can carry, and an example... comfort, never load your vehicle with more weight than it was designed to carry. Too...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    .... They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and moisture. How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire pressure. You cannot .... Check the tire's inflation pressure when the tires are cold. Cold means your vehicle has been sitting for at least three hours or driven no more than ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... tires on the vehicle. The first rotation is the most important. See Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services ... from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel... 5-62. When rotating your tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown here...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...showing through the tire's rubber. • The tread or sidewall is cracked, cut or snagged deep enough to show cord or fabric. • The tire has a bump, bulge or split. • The tire has a puncture, cut or other damage that can't be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage. 5-57
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...: If you use bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges ... tires could cause you to lose control while driving. If you mix ... also cause damage to your vehicle. Be sure to use the same size and type ... compact spare temporarily, it was developed for use on your vehicle. See Compact Spare Tire ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these grades, they must also conform to federal safety requirements.... to a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... wheel bolts and wheel nuts for your vehicle. {CAUTION: Using the wrong replacement wheels, wheel bolts or... the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You ... in which you or others could be injured. Always use the correct wheel, wheel bolts and wheel ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... chain manufacturer's instructions. If you can hear the chains contacting your vehicle, stop ... fast or spinning the wheels with chains on will damage your vehicle. Used Replacement Wheels {CAUTION: Putting a...used wheel on your vehicle is dangerous. You can't know how it's been used or how far ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...Lifting a vehicle and getting under it to do maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety ... provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else... injured or killed if the vehicle slips off the jack. Use the jack provided with your...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...: (Continued) When you have a flat tire, use the following example as a guide to assist you in the placement .... 3. Turn off the engine and do not restart while the vehicle is raised. 4. Do ... side, at the opposite end of the vehicle. The following information will tell you how to use the jack and ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The compact spare tire and tools you will need are located in the trunk. 3. Remove the foam tray. 4. Remove the jack, the jack handle and the wheel wrench from the foam tray. A. Jack B. Wheel Wrench C. Jack Handle D. Screwdriver 1. Open the trunk or liftgate. See...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... If your vehicle has wheel covers, loosen the four plastic caps by hand or by using the... come off of the cover. 2. Remove the wheel cover using the flat end of the jack handle or the screwdriver. Pry along...Spare Tire on page 5-70 for more information. 3. Use the wheel wrench to loosen all the wheel ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... jack and the wheel wrench onto the end of the jack handle. {CAUTION: Getting under a vehicle when it is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. 5-66
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is... or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper towel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if you need...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...even come off. This could lead to an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you have ...wheel nut torque specification. {CAUTION: Never use oil or grease on studs or nuts. If you ... wheel is held against the hub. 14. Lower the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Lower the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop ... cover. The compact spare tire is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire ... fit. Store the wheel cover in the cargo area until you have the flat tire repaired or replaced...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... wheel, and maybe other parts of your vehicle. Do not use your compact spare on ... When anything from a container is used to clean the vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. Always open the doors or windows of the vehicle when cleaning the inside. Never use these to...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...they can all damage the vehicle, too. Do not use any of these products unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will damage the vehicle: • Use...Most stains can be removed with club soda water. To clean, use the following instructions: 1. For liquids: blot with a clean, soft,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ..., vomit, urine, and blood can be removed using the club soda water instructions given earlier in this section. If an odor ... and allow to dry completely. 3. If a stain remains, follow the "Using Cleaner on Fabric" instructions described earlier. Vinyl Use warm water and a clean cloth. • Rub ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... with mild soap and lukewarm water. Interior Plastic Components Use only a mild soap and water ... Surfaces Notice: If you use abrasive cleaners when cleaning glass surfaces on your vehicle, you could scratch the glass. When cleaning the glass on your vehicle, use only a soft cloth and glass cleaner. ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... it often with lukewarm or cold water. Do not wash the vehicle in the direct rays of the sun. Use a car washing soap. Do not use strong soaps or chemical detergents..... Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... keep the vehicle in a garage or covered whenever possible. Aluminum Wheels Notice: If you use strong... damage the surface of the wheel(s). The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only GM-...these wheels is similar to the painted surface of the vehicle. Do not use strong soaps, chemicals,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    .... Never drive a vehicle equipped with aluminum or chrome-plated wheels through an automatic car wash that uses silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. Do not take the vehicle through an ... with tire cleaner. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on your vehicle may damage ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on ... GM dealer or an underbody car washing system can do this for you. Vehicle Care/Appearance ... job causes this, GM will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... cloth upholstery. Odorless spray odor eliminator used on fabrics, vinyl, leather and carpet. Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Number ... the windshield from outside your vehicle. The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... Some electrical equipment can damage your vehicle and the damage wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Some add-on electrical equipment can...should. Your vehicle has an airbag system. Before attempting to add anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... without - like the radio or cigarette lighter - and use its fuse, if it is the correct amperage. Replace ... fuse blocks in your vehicle: the instrument panel fuse block and the engine compartment fuse ... is a fuse puller located on the engine compartment fuse block. It can be used to easily remove ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ..., Hazard Flasher Instrument Panel Cluster, Clock Door Lock, Remote Keyless Entry Back-Up Lamp Engine Control Module, Transmission Control Module Engine Control Module, Transmission Control Module Wiper, Washer Direct Ignition System, Injector 5-81
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...RADIO Engine Fuse Airbag HVAC Blower Usage Engine Compartment Fuse Block Anti-lock Brake System Not Used Not Used Anti-lock Brake System Diode Not Used Not Used Clock, Audio The engine compartment fuse block is located on the driver's side of the vehicle, near the battery. See ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Fuses HI BEAM RT DIODE (FOG) HI BEAM LT Usage Passenger's Side Headlamp High Fog Lamp Diode Driver's Side Headlamp High Fuses BLANK Not Used Usage LOW BEAM RT Passenger's Side Headlamp Low ILLUM RT Parking Lamp Right Side, Illumination Circuit 5-83
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...Plate Lamp Room Lamp Not Used Defogger Sunroof Horn Headlamps Fuel Pump Air Conditioning Compressor Front ...FOG COOL FN CNTRL FUEL PUMP COOL FAN HI BLANK Not Used Ignition 1 Usage Power Windows ... Lamp Cooling Fan Control Fuel Pump Cooling Fan High Not Used ILLUM LAMPS Illumination Relay A/C COMPRSR ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...Application Air Conditioning Refrigerant R134a Cooling System Engine Oil with Filter Fuel Tank Transaxle, Automatic Transaxle, Manual Wheel Nut Torque Capacities ... Engine Specifications Engine 1.6L L4 (L91) VIN Code 6 Transaxle Automatic and Manual Spark Plug Gap 0.039-0.043 inch (1.0-1.1 mm) 5-85...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... your dealer. Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Part A/C Filter Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter Fuel Filter Spark Plugs Windshield Wiper Blade (Hook Type) Driver's Side Passenger's Side Rear GM Part Number 96539649 96536694 96395221 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... ...6-2 Introduction ...6-2 Maintenance Requirements ...6-2 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 How This Section is Organized ...6-3 Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services ...6-4 Using Your Maintenance Schedule ...6-4 Selecting the Right Schedule ...6-5 Short ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition....follow scheduled maintenance may not be covered by warranty. Your Vehicle and the Environment Proper ...Plan supplements your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and Owner Assistance ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...should let your GM dealer's service department do these jobs. Your GM dealer has GM-trained and supported service people that will perform the work using genuine GM parts. If you want to purchase service information, see Service Publications Ordering Information on ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts.... listed in Part D. Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all necessary repairs done... long distances all the time in very hot, dusty weather. You may use your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    .... Drive Belt(s) Inspection. Every 30,000 Miles (50 000 km): Engine Air Cleaner Filter Replacement. Spark Plug Replacement. Cooling System Service. EVAP System Service. PCV System Service. Timing Belt Inspection. Brake/Clutch Fluid Change (or 24 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    .... Drive Belt(s) Inspection. Every 30,000 Miles (50 000 km): Engine Air Cleaner Filter Replacement. Spark Plug Replacement. Cooling System Service. EVAP System Service. PCV System Service. Timing Belt Inspection. Brake/Clutch Fluid Change (or 24 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at ... first). An Emission Control Service. 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) ❑ Change engine oil ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... information. (See footnote +.) ❑ Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect drive belt(s). ... Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have ... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...replacement more often. ❑ Inspect engine air cleaner filter. If necessary, replace the filter. If vehicle is driven in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect filter at every engine oil change. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17 for more information. An Emission Control Service. (See...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... additional information. (See footnote +.) 6-10 ❑ Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Replace spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect drive belt(s). ❑ Replace timing ... Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    .... (See footnote +.) ❑ Inspect engine air cleaner filter. If necessary, replace the filter. If vehicle is driven in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect filter at every engine oil change. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17 for more information. An Emission Control Service. (See ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... information. (See footnote +.) ❑ Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Replace fuel filter. An... Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... same intervals for the life of this vehicle. See Part B: Owner Checks and Services on page 6-18 and... See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17 for more information. An Emission Control Service.... of the vehicle's useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... information. (See footnote +.) Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. Inspect drive belt(s). .... Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have ... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect EVAP ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... engine air cleaner filter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-17 for more information. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote †.) ❑ Rotate ...on page 5-55 for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) ❑ Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. 6-15
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ❑ Replace spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect drive belt(s). ❑ Replace timing ...❑ Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have ... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect EVAP ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... information. (See footnote +.) ❑ Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Replace fuel filter. An... Drain, flush and refill cooling system. This service can be complex; you should have... neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. ❑ Inspect ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... should be performed at the intervals specified to help ensure the safety, dependability and emission control performance of your vehicle. Be sure any necessary repairs are completed at once. Whenever any fluids or lubricants are added to your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if needed. Wiper Blade ... Lock Cylinders Service Lubricate the key lock cylinders with the lubricant specified in Part D. Manual Transaxle... loss. Have the system inspected and repaired if needed. Body Lubrication Service Lubricate all...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... works in any other position, your vehicle needs service. On manual transaxle vehicles, put the shift lever in NEUTRAL, push the clutch down halfway and try to ... clutch is not pushed all the way down, your vehicle needs service. When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... the regular brake pedal. Do this until the vehicle is held by the parking brake only. • With a manual transaxle, the ignition should turn to ... and Automatic Transaxle Park (P) Mechanism Check Underbody Flushing Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive materials from...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    .... Proper procedures to perform these services may be found in a service manual. See Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-12. Exhaust System Inspection Inspect ... could let exhaust fumes into the vehicle. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-31. Fuel System Inspection Inspect the ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    Engine Cooling System Inspection Inspect the hoses and have them replaced if they are .... To help ensure proper operation, a pressure test of the cooling system and pressure cap is recommended at least ... have high effort or excessive wear. Do not lubricate accelerator and cruise control cables. 6-23
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... meets all the requirements for your vehicle. To determine the proper viscosity for your vehicle’s engine, see .... Look for “Approved for the H-Specification” System on the label. Use only T-IV Automatic Transmission ...cation 1825M. See Engine Coolant on page 5-21. Manual Transaxle Key Lock ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Usage Fluid/Lubricant Usage Fluid/Lubricant Chassis Lubricant Manual (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, Transaxle Shift in Canada 88901242) or lubricant Linkage meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB. Chassis Lubrication Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor and ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service and any additional ... record pages. Also, you should retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance Record 6-26
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance Record 6-27
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance Record 6-28
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... to the Canadian Government ...7-11 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7-11 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-12 ... Mobility Reimbursement Program ...7-6 Roadside Assistance Program ...7-6 Courtesy Transportation ...7-8 Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders ...7-10...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... to your dealer and to Chevrolet. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of your vehicle will be resolved by your dealer's ...• Dealership name and location. • Vehicle delivery date and present mileage (kilometers). When contacting Chevrolet, please remember that your ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...an out of court program administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus to settle automotive disputes regarding vehicle repairs or the interpretation of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Although you may be required to resort to this ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... hearing, or speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Chevrolet has TTY equipment available... Center. Any TTY user can communicate with Chevrolet by dialing: 1-800-833-CHEV (2438). ... your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. Customer Assistance Offices Chevrolet encourages ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    From Puerto Rico: 1-800-496-9992 (English) 1-800-496-9993 (Spanish) Fax Number: 313-381-0022 From U.S. Virgin Islands: 1-800-496-9994 Fax Number: 313-381-0022 Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands) - Customer Assistance General Motors...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...s adaptive equipment you may require for your vehicle, such as hand controls and wheelchair/scooter lifts. ...1-800-263-3830. Roadside Assistance Program As the owner of a new Chevrolet vehicle, you are automatically enrolled in the Chevrolet Roadside Assistance program. This value-added service is ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...is not part of or included in the coverage provided by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Chevrolet reserves the right to make any changes or discontinue the Roadside Assistance program at... and license plate number. Mileage, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and delivery date of the...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    Courtesy Transportation Chevrolet has always exemplified quality and value in its offering of motor vehicles. To enhance your ...completed while you wait. However, if you are unable to wait, Chevrolet helps minimize your inconvenience by providing several transportation options....
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... overnight warranty repairs, reimbursement of up to a five-day maximum may be available for the use ... period, but it is not part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. A separate booklet entitled ... that you obtain if your vehicle is kept for a warranty repair. Reimbursement will be limited to a maximum...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... systems that monitor and control several aspects of the vehicle's performance. Your vehicle uses ...and may be used to improve crash performance of future vehicles and driving safety. Unlike ...If your vehicle is equipped with OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...in Canada, and you believe that your vehicle has a safety defect, you should immediately notify ...hope you will notify General Motors. Please call the Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...). Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, ... Transaxle, Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments,...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    Current and Past Model Order Forms Service Publications are available for current and past model GM vehicles. To request an order form, please specify year and model name of the vehicle. Or you can write to: Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 310
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  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... (SDM) ...7-10 Airbag System ...1-48 How Does an Airbag Restrain? ...1-52 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-54 What Makes an Airbag Inflate? ... ...Vinyl ...Washing Your Vehicle ...Weatherstrips ...Windshield and Wiper Blades ...Ashtrays ...Audio System(s) ...AM-FM Radio ......
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...22 Brakes ...5-33 Braking ...4-6 Braking in Emergencies ...4-8 Break-In, New Vehicle ...2-17 Bulb Replacement ...5-41 Fog Lamps ...5-44 ... Belts ...1-26 Chains, Tire ...5-61 Charging System Light ...3-29 Check Engine Light ...3-30 Checking Things Under the Hood ...5-10 Chemical Paint Spotting ...5-77 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...Vinyl ...Washing Your Vehicle ...Weatherstrips ...Windshield and Wiper Blades ...Climate Control System ...Air Filter,... ...5-20 Compact Spare Tire ...5-70 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Coolant Engine Temperature Gage ...3-23 Heater, Engine ...2-20 Surge Tank Pressure Cap ...5-24 Cooling System ...5-26 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... ...4-15 Rocking Your Vehicle to Get it Out ...4-28 Winter ...4-23 E Electrical System Add-On ... ...5-17 Battery ...5-36 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-30 Coolant ...5-21 Coolant ... Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-23 Cooling System Inspection ...6-23 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Exhaust ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...62 Flat Tire, Storing ...5-69 Fluid Automatic Transaxle ...5-18 Manual Transaxle ...5-20 Power Steering ...5-31 Windshield Washer ...5-32 ... ...5-5 Gasoline Specifications ...5-5 Low Warning Light ...3-25 System Inspection ...6-22 Fuses Engine Compartment Fuse Block ...Fuses and Circuit Breakers ......
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... Under ...5-10 Release ...5-10 Horn ...3-6 How to Use This Manual ...ii How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...1-15 Hydraulic Clutch ... -- Tire Pressure ...5-54 Inspection Brake System ...6-23 Engine Cooling System ...6-23 Exhaust System ...6-22 Fuel System ...6-22 Part C - Periodic Maintenance ...6-22 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance ...6-13 Loss of Control ...4-12 Low Fuel Warning Light ...3-25 M Maintenance, Normal Replacement ... Once a Year ...At Least Twice a Year ...Brake System Inspection ...Engine Cooling System Inspection ...Exhaust System Inspection ...5-86 6-18 6-18 6-19 6-18 6-23 6-...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection ...6-22 Throttle System Inspection ...6-23 Using Your ...6-4 Your Vehicle and the Environment ...6-2 Malfunction Indicator Light ...3-30 Manual Seats ...1-2 Manual Transaxle Fluid ...5-20 Operation ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... Brake ...2-26 Over Things That Burn ...2-30 Parking Your Vehicle ...2-30 Part A - Scheduled Maintenance Services ...6-4 Part B - Owner Checks and ... 1-7 Rear Seat Passengers, Safety Belts ...1-23 Rearview Mirrors ...2-33 Reclining Seatbacks ...1-3 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-35 ...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...Passenger Position ...1-23 Safety Belt Extender ...1-27 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy ...Maintenance ...6-5 Service ...5-3 Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle ...5-4 Doing Your Own Work ...5-4 Engine ... Ordering Information ...7-12 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-54 Sheet Metal...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... It Is Time for New Tires ...Top Strap ...Top Strap Anchor Location ...Towing Recreational Vehicle ...Towing a Trailer ...Your Vehicle ...Transaxle Fluid, Automatic ...Fluid, Manual ... 5-48 5-75 5-58 5-61 5-62 5-76 5-70 5-61 5-54 5-55 5-65...
  • 2005 Chevrolet Aveo | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... Flashers ...3-5 Other Warning Devices ...3-5 Safety and Symbols ...iii Vehicle Damage ...iv Wheels Alignment...47 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-58 V Vehicle Control ...4-5 Damage Warnings ...iv Parking Your...Data Recorders ...7-10 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-78 Service Parts Identifi...



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