2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Owner's Manual

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Manual

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer manual table of contents:

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    2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Owner's Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number C2238 A First Edition © Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 All Rights Reserved i
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    ... and Interior Lamps Mirrors Storage Compartments Luggage Carrier Accessory Power Outlets OnStar® System (If Equipped) Sunroof (Option) HomeLink® Transmitter (If Equipped) Instrument Panel, Warning Lights and Gages ii
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...of Contents (cont'd) Comfort Controls and Audio Systems Section 3 Heating and Air Conditioning Setting ...-Deterrent Feature Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) Your Driving and the Road Section 4... Towing Loading Your Vehicle Towing a Trailer Problems on the Road Section 5 Hazard Warning Flashers ...
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    .../Fuses and Circuit Breakers Capacities and Specifications Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Maintenance Schedule Section 7 Scheduled Maintenance Owner Checks and Services Periodic Maintenance Inspections Recommended Fluids and Lubricants Maintenance Records iv
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Assistance Offices Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Warranty Information (See Warranty Manual) Reporting Safety Defects on page 8-10 Service Publications Index ... you want to read. Please refer to the last page of this manual for your Service Station Guide v
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the name TRAILBLAZER are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual... the road. If you sell the vehicle, please leave this manual in it so the new owner can use it. For ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or an accident. Be sure to read the "on-pavement" and "off-road" driving guidelines in this manual. (See "Your Driving, the Road and Your ...
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    ... something that can damage your vehicle. Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly. But the ...D D D D "Engine Compartment Overview" "Instrument Panel" "Comfort Controls" "Audio Systems" Also see "Warning Lights and Gages" in the Index. ...
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    Service Station Guide Windshield Washer Fluid See Section 6 Cooling System See Section 5 Tire Pressure See Section 6 For a ... 6 Spare Tire Pressure See Section 6 Hood Release See Section 6 Battery See Section 6 Engine Oil Dipstick See Section 6 Oil Viscosity Engine Oil See Section 6 ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...1-9 1-14 1-15 1-15 1-21 1-22 1-22 Seats and Seat Controls Safety Belts: They're for Everyone Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts --...36 1-40 1-54 1-57 1-57 1-57 Rear Seat Passengers Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Children Restraint...
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    Seats and Seat Controls This section tells you about the manual and power seats -- how to adjust them, ... place. D Move the front of the seat control up or down to adjust the front portion of the cushion. adjust the rear portion of the cushion. D Move the rear of the seat control up or down to 1-2
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    D Lift up or push down on the center of the seat control to move the entire seat up or down. control forward or ... the seat D To recline the seatback, press the vertical control Manual Lumbar Control This control is located on the outboard side of the seat. Turn the knob counterclockwise to increase ...
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    ... or 2, correspond to the numbers on the memory controls. The seat and mirror positions can also be recalled by placing the key in the ignition if programmed to do so through the Driver Information Center (DIC). To stop recall movement of the memory ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...to cycle through the temperature settings and to turn the heated seat off. An indicator light will glow beside the temperature selected. The low setting warms ... the vertical button again to heat the whole seat. The feature will shut off automatically when the ignition is turned off. 1-5...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Reclining Front Seatbacks If your vehicle has a manual recliner, lift the lever located on the outboard side of the seat and push the seatback rearward to...rearward on the seatback and the seatback will move forward. If your vehicle has power seat controls, the vertical power...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious ...On some models, the head restraints tilt forward and rearward also. The head restraints lock into place when raised. To release the head restraint and lower it, press the tab located on the top of ...
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    Rear Seats Your vehicle has a folding rear seat which lets you fold the seatbacks down for more cargo space. The rear seatback handles are located on the outboard side of the rear seatbacks. Pull the seatback toward you as you lift up on the handle. The head restraint will ...
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    Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system. CAUTION: Don’t let anyone ride where he or she canମ.
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    ... sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See “Safety Belt Reminder Lightମ. the law says to wear safety belts. Here’s why: They work. You never know if you’ll be in a ...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-11
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    Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-12
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    or the instrument panel ... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense. 1-13
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    .... A: You could be -- whether you're wearing a safety belt or not. But you can unbuckle a safety belt, even if you're ... of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... rules for smaller children and babies. If a child will be riding in your vehicle, see the part of this manual called "Children." Follow those rules for everyone's... position. Driver Position This part describes the driver's restraint system. Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-...
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    ... The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely to slide under the lap... The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are ...
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    Q: What's wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much ...
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    ... if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle nearest you. A: The belt is buckled in the wrong ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as strong as shoulder bones. You could also severely injure internal...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...wrong with this? CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the body. 1-20
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all occupants... the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be ... the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman should wear a...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... them properly. Air Bag Systems This part explains the frontal and side impact air bag...section. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way as the driver's safety belt ...inside the vehicle or being ejected from it. Air bags are designed to work with safety belts but don't replace ...
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    ... (Continued) Frontal air bags for the driver and right front passenger are designed to work only in moderate to severe crashes where the front of your vehicle hits ...back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Front occupants should not lean on or sleep against the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children." There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows the air bag symbol. The system checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. ...
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    How the Air Bag Systems Work Where are the air bags? The right front passenger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's frontal air bag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-25
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    The driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. The right front passenger's side impact air bag is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. 1-26
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...front passenger's frontal air bags are not designed to inflate in rollovers, side impacts, or rear impacts, because inflation would ... Side impact air bags are not designed to inflate in frontal or near-frontal impacts, rollovers or rear impacts, because inflation would not help the occupant. A side...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel, instrument panel and the side of the front seatbacks closest to the ..., even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions, even belted ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... steering wheel hub for the driver's air bag, the instrument panel for the right front passenger's bag,... cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone ... turn the interior lamps off by using the door lock and interior lamp controls....
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    ...or the air bag covering on the driver's and right front passenger's seatback, the bag may not work properly. You may have to replace the air ...module in the steering wheel, both the air bag module and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's air bag, or both ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...air bag systems. To purchase a service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Rear Seat ... up to 10 seconds after the ignition key is turned off and the battery is disconnected, an air bag ... so. The air bag systems do not need regular maintenance. Rear Seat Passenger Positions...
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    Lap-Shoulder Belt All three rear seating positions have lap-shoulder belts. Here's ..., let it go back all the way and start again. If the belt is not long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end ... if you ever had to. 1. Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt across you. Don't let it ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely to slide under the lap... The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Rear shoulder belt comfort guides will provide added ... guide better positions the belt away from the neck and head. There is one guide for each of the outside passenger positions in the rear seat. To provide added safety belt comfort for ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top. 1-35
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... is no other choice. 4. Buckle, position and release the safety belt as described in "Rear Seat Passenger Positions" earlier in this section. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...person's arms. A baby should be secured in an appropriate restraint. CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to hold it. CAUTION: (Continued) 1-37
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    ... for adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its air ... the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular child restraint. In addition, there are many kinds of restraints available ...
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    ... Newborn infants need complete support, including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because ...weak and its head weighs so much compared with the rest of its body. In a crash, an infant in a rear-... that the vehicle's regular safety belt may not remain low on the hip bones, as it should....
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    ... a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-... 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 ...
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    Q: A: How do child restraints work? A child restraint system is any device designed for use in a motor vehicle to restrain... restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a replacement copy from the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    .... General Motors, therefore, recommends that child restraints be secured in a rear seat outside position including an infant riding in a rear-facing infant seat, a child riding in a forward-facing child seat and an older child riding in a booster seat. Never put a rear-facing child restraint...
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    ...It can help restrain the child restraint during a collision. For it to work, a top strap must be properly anchored to the ...the child restraint does not have a top strap, one can be obtained, in kit form, for many child restraints. Ask the child restraint manufacturer whether or not a kit is available...
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    ...System) Your vehicle may have the LATCH system. If it does, you'll find anchors (A) in the rear outside seat positions. To... seatback. Anchor brackets for the rear seat positions are located on the floor in the cargo area of your vehicle. Do not use the rear tie-down brackets near the liftgate for ...
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    In order to use the system, you need either a forward-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B) at its base and a top tether anchor (C), or a rear-facing child restraint that has attaching points (B), as shown here. With this system, use the LATCH system ...
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    ...Index. Tighten the top strap according to the child restraint instructions. 5. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, simply unhook the top strap from the top...
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    Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position You'll be using the lap-...the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicle's ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... the belt. 6. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go ... The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1-49...
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    Center Seat Position Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position Don't use child restraints in this position. The restraints won't work properly. Your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag. Never put a rear-facing child restraint in this seat. Here's why: 1-50
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...passenger's air bag inflates. This is because the back of the rear-facing child restraint would be very ...-facing child restraint in the rear seat. Although a rear seat is a safer place, you ... restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle...
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    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-52
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    ... the belt. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go ... The safety belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1-53...
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    ... restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below...in a crash. Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear seat. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people ...
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    ... is sitting in a seat 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 ... would have the restraint that belts provide. If the child is sitting in a rear seat outside position, see "...
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    ... would then be applied right on the child's abdomen. That could cause serious or fatal injuries. Wherever the child sits, the lap portion of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the child's thighs. This applies belt force to the child's pelvic bones in a crash. 1-56
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    ...this section. Checking Your Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors... or broken air bag covers, and have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.) 1-57
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    ...System (If Equipped) Sunroof (Option) HomeLinkR Transmitter (If Equipped) Instrument Panel -- Your Information System Instrument Panel Cluster Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators Driver Information Center (DIC) (If Equipped) 2-1
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    Windows CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. A child can be overcome by the extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 2-2
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... switch down briefly to activate the express-down feature. Lightly tap the switch to open the window slightly. The express-down feature can... armrest on each of the side doors. With power windows, the switches operate the windows when the ignition is in RUN, ACCESSORY or when Retained Accessory Power ...
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    Keys CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-4
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    This vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition and door locks. It will fit with either side up. NOTICE: Your vehicle has a... an extra key. If you ever do get locked out of your vehicle, call the GM Roadside Assistance Center. See "Roadside Assistance" in the Index. When a new vehicle is ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... your door from the outside. You can lock or unlock the door from the inside by sliding the manual lever forward or rearward. When the door is unlocked, you can see a red area on the lever. The manual lever on each rear door works only that door's lock. 2-6
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    ...D Mode 3: No automatic door locking. The automatic door locks were pre-programmed at the Remove the ignition key and press the lock symbol to lock all of... following: 1. Begin with the ignition off. Then pull the turn signal/multifunction lever toward you and hold it there ...
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    ... Step 1 to re-enter the programming mode. You can exit the program mode any time by turning the ignition to RUN (the locks will automatically lock and unlock and the horn will chirp twice to indicate that you are leaving the program mode). If...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... program mode you need to do the following: 1. Begin with the ignition off. Then pull the turn signal/multifunction lever toward you and hold it there ... can exit the program mode any time by turning the ignition to RUN (the locks will automatically lock and unlock and the horn ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... lock. If the power lock switch is pressed when a door is open and the key is in the ignition, all the doors will lock and then the driver's door will ... feature stops the power door locks from locking when the key is in the ignition and a door is open to protect you from locking ...
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    ... is normal for any remote keyless entry system. If the transmitter does not work or if you have to stand closer to your vehicle for the ... door will unlock automatically, the parking lamps may flash and the interior lights will go on. D Check the distance. You may be too ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...about two years. You can tell the battery is weak if the transmitter won't work at the normal range in any location. If you have to get close to your vehicle before the transmitter works, it's probably time to change the battery. The Driver Information Center (DIC) will display a RFA # ...
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    ... or liftglass open because carbon monoxide (CO) gas can come into your vehicle. You ... other windows are shut. D Turn the fan on your heating or cooling system to its highest speed with the setting on panel or bi-.... D If you have air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open them all the way. See ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...liftgate, lift the handle located in the center of the liftgate. Emergency Release for Opening Liftgate 1. Remove the trim plug to expose the access hole in the trim panel. 2. Use a ...the access hole in the trim panel. 3. Pry the left release lever up to the unlock position. Pry the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...you park your vehicle and open the driver's door, you'll hear a chime reminding you to remove your key from the ignition and take it with you. Always do this. Your ignition and transmission will be locked. Also remember to lock the doors. Parking Lots Even...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... setting off the alarm by accident: United States Canada With this system, the SECURITY light will flash as you open the door (if your ignition is off). This light reminds you to activate the theft-deterrent system. Here's how to do it: 1. Open ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... or the ignition lock cylinder is tampered with, the fuel system is disabled and the vehicle will not start. During normal operation, the SECURITY light will turn off approximately five seconds after the key is turned to RUN. If ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... light comes on, you will be able to restart the engine if you turn the engine off. However, your Passlock system is not working properly and must be serviced by your dealer. Your vehicle is not protected by Passlock at this time. You may...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... to force it could break the key or the ignition switch. If none of this works, then your vehicle needs service. B (Accessory): This ... use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. NOTICE: Use the key to turn the ignition switch to four different positions. A (Lock): ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... LOCK. Your radio, power windows, sunroof (option) and overhead console will work when the ignition key is in RUN or ACCESSORY. Once the key is ... your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed will go down as your engine ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    When starting your engine in very cold weather (below 0_F or -18_C), do this: 1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START and hold it there. When the engine starts, let go of the key. 2. If your engine still ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    To Use the Engine Coolant Heater 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. The cord is located ...be damaged. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other things. Instead of...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You have to fully apply the regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition key is in RUN. If you cannot shift out of PARK (P), ease pressure on the shift ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...is firmly on the brake pedal, your vehicle could move very rapidly. You could lose control and hit people or objects. Don't shift out of PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N)... THIRD (3). You can use SECOND (2) on hills. It can help control your speed as you go down steep mountain roads, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... a shift lock release system. If your vehicle has a dead battery and you need to have your vehicle towed, ... 3. Press the orange lever down and move the shift lever out of PARK (P). 4. Snap the shift lever boot back in place. NOTICE: If your rear wheels can't rotate, don't try to drive...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... is equipped with the automatic transfer case, the transfer case knob is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. Use this knob to shift into and out of four-wheel drive. NOTICE: Driving in the 4HI or 4LO ...
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    ... in the knob will show you which position the transfer case is in. The indicator lights will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition and one will stay on. If the lights do not come on, you should take your vehicle to your dealer for service. An ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    If the SERVICE 4WD light on the instrument panel cluster stays on, you should take your vehicle to your dealer for service. See "Service 4WD" in the Index for further information. Shifting to 4HI or A4WD Turn the knob to 4HI or A4WD. This can be done at any speed and the indicator ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...past 4LO and hold it there for a minimum of 10 seconds. The NEUTRAL (N) indicator light will come ...then shift the transmission to DRIVE (D) for one second. 8. Turn the ignition to LOCK. 9. Place the transmission shift ... case has shifted out of NEUTRAL, the red light will go out. Shift the transmission...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal down with your right foot and pull up on the parking brake lever. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. To release the parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal down. Pull ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... button in on the side of the lever. D Push the lever all the way toward the front of the vehicle. 3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave your vehicle with the key, your vehicle is in PARK (P)....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...running. Your vehicle could move suddenly if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. If you ... case is in NEUTRAL. So be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL. See "Four-Wheel Drive (Automatic Transfer Case)" in the Index. And, if you leave...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... fully apply the regular brakes before you can shift from PARK (P) when the ignition is in RUN. See "Automatic Transmission Operation" in the Index. ... burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Don't park over papers, leaves, dry grass or other things that can burn. 2-33
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    Engine Exhaust CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you can't see or smell. ... running. But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... your locking rear axle can give you additional traction on snow, mud, ice, sand or gravel. It works like a standard axle most of the time, but when one of the rear wheels has no traction and the other does, this feature will allow the wheel with traction ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...the steering wheel while driving. The lever on the left side of the steering column includes the following: D : Turn and Lane Change Signals : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer D D Flash-to-Pass Feature D : Windshield Wipers D D : Windshield Washer : Cruise Control (If Equipped) 2-36
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... a turn, move the lever all the way up or down. When the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. As you signal a turn or a lane change, if ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer To change the headlamps from low to high beam, push the lever toward the instrument panel. To return to ... toward you. Then release it. When the high beams are on, this indicator light on the instrument panel cluster will also be on. Flash-to-Pass Feature This feature ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Windshield Wipers : Mist : Off You control the windshield wipers by turning the band with the wiper symbol on it. For a .... You can set the wiper speed for a long or short delay between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the band to choose the delay time. The closer to the top ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... to your preset speed. Rear Window Washer/Wiper This control is located to the right of the steering wheel on the instrument panel. CAUTION: In freezing weather, don't use ... washer. If you can wash your windshield but not your rear window, check your fluid level. 2-40
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...more without keeping your foot on the accelerator. This can really help on long trips. Cruise control does not work at speeds below about 25 mph (40 km/h). If you apply your brakes... traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose control. Don't use cruise control on ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... CAUTION: If you leave your cruise control switch on when you're not using cruise, you might hit a ... pedal. The accelerator petal will not go down. United States Canada The CRUISE light on the instrument panel cluster will illuminate when the cruise control is engaged. Resuming a Set Speed ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... to off, or D Shift the transmission to NEUTRAL (N). Erasing Speed Memory When you turn off the cruise control or the ignition, your cruise control set speed memory is erased. D To slow down in very small amounts, briefly press the set...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... lights will also be on. Your vehicle is equipped with a light sensor on the top of the instrument panel. Be sure it is not covered or the system will be on whenever the ignition is on. The system may also turn on your lights when driving through a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... street lights does not affect the system. The DRL and automatic headlamp system will only be affected when the light sensor sees a change in lighting lasting longer than the delay. To idle your vehicle with the automatic headlamp system off, set the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... button four times within six seconds (the chime will sound), or turn the ignition to LOCK and then to RUN again. As with any ...in RUN for your fog lamps to work. The fog lamp button is located on the instrument panel to the right of the exterior lamps knob. Press the button to turn the fog lamps on. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Interior Lamps Brightness Control Press the knob located next to the exterior lamps knob to extend and turn it to make your instrument panel lights brighter. Turn the knob all the way up to turn on the interior lamps. Press the knob back...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Exit Lighting With exit lighting, the interior lamps will come on when you remove the key from the ignition to help you see while exiting ... on and off. D Shut off all lamps and close all doors, or D turn the ignition key to RUN. This feature will also turn off the parking lamps and headlamps under ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... minimize glare from any headlamps behind you after dark. The automatic dimming feature is turned on and off by pressing the far left button, located ... to three seconds. A light on the mirror will be lit when the feature is turned on. It will go out when the feature is turned off. Compass ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...is the difference between earth's magnetic north and true geographic north. If not adjusted to account for compass variance, your compass could give false ... location and variance zone number on the map. 2. Press and hold the on/off button for six seconds. Release the button when...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... vehicle may have an automatic-dimming rearview mirror with a compass, temperature display and the OnStar system. The automatic dimming feature is turned on and off by pressing the far left button, located on the lower part of the mirror ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Compass Operation Press the on/off button once to turn the compass on or off. There is a compass display in the window in ... variance is the difference between earth's magnetic north and true geographic north. If not adjusted to account for compass variance, your compass could give false readings. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... entering a car wash. To do this, pull the mirrors in toward the vehicle. Push the mirrors back out when finished. 2. Press and hold the on/off button for six seconds. Release the button when "ZONE" is displayed. The number shown is the current ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... over your shoulder before changing lanes. Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors The control is located on the driver's door. Turn the control to the... go. To secure the mirror settings turn the knob back to the center position. When you operate the rear window defogger, a defogger also warms the heated ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... short delay has occurred, the passenger's and/or driver's mirror will return to its original position. To change the preselected tilt position, adjust... feature can be enabled/disabled through the Driver Information Center. See "Personalization Features" in the Index for more information. 2-...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...on the front of the glove box and lower the door. Travel Note Recorder (If Equipped) Overhead Console The overhead console includes sunglasses storage, a HomeLinkR transmitter and a travel note recorder (if equipped). The overhead console may also contain a travel ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... of your vehicle to help keep small items, like gloves and light clothing, in place during sharp turns or quick stops and starts. The net... may also contain one or more of the following components: D Rear Seat Audio Controls D Rear Seat Accessory Power Outlets D Fan Control ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...cargo cover, do the following: 1. Align the endcap with the pocket in the trim panel located behind the rear seat. 2. Compress the opposite endcap, align it with ... roll it back up. 2. Compress one endcap and remove it from the pocket in the trim panel. 3. Remove the cargo cover from the other endcap ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...the rear of your vehicle that allow you to strap cargo in and keep it from moving. Rear Floor Stowage Lid CAUTION: If the rear...in the rear cargo area that allows you to put items underneath it. To remove the rear floor stowage lid, do the following: 1. Press the latch release and lift up the latch ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... a mattress, and so forth -- the wind can catch it as you drive along. This can cause you to lose control. What you are carrying could be violently torn off, and this could cause you or other drivers to have a collision, and of course damage ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... heating element. Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter The front ashtray is removable and fits into the front cupholder. NOTICE: Don't put ... other smoking materials could set them on fire, causing damage. To remove the front ashtray, pull the covered bin out of the cupholder. To use the lighter, press ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... the cigarette lighter on the instrument panel. The second outlet is located on the rear of the center console, and the third one is located in the rear of the vehicle near the liftgate. Remove the ...power outlet and could result in blown vehicle or adaptor fuses. If you experience a problem, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... and provides a hands-free communication link between you and the OnStar Center. A service subscription agreement and fee are ... able to assist you with these services. If you are not quickly connected, the system will automatically reset and redial. This ensures connection to the center; there is no ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... volume control (if equipped). Telltale Light: This light will indicate the status of the system. A solid ... blinking and you are not on a call. The light will be red in the event of an OnStar system malfunction.... Remote Diagnostics: If an instrument panel light comes on, the center can perform a check...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... with excellent service, calls with the OnStar Center may be monitored or recorded. Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services) Route Support: ... to go. In addition, they can help you locate gas stations, rest areas, ATMs, hospitals, hotels, stores, eateries and more. Concierge Services:...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... positioning capabilities used to deliver OnStar service will not be available if satellite signals ... or vehicle electrical system components are damaged. Safety and security services are provided by existing... sunroof. To open or close your sunroof, the ignition or Retained Accessory Power (RAP) must...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    HomeLinkR Transmitter (If Equipped) Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use... following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    .... Continue to hold both buttons until the indicator light on HomeLink begins to flash rapidly (this may take ... backward or flip it upside down. HomeLink may not work with older garage door openers that... door opener motor head unit. An indicator light will begin to flash when the motor head unit enters...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... buttons until the indicator light begins to flash (approximately 20 seconds). Continue to hold both buttons until the HomeLink indicator light turns off and then release both buttons. Canadian Programming Canadian Owners: During programming, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System 2-70
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...of your instrument panel are the following: A. Exterior Lamp Controls B. Air Vents C. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever D. Instrument Panel Cluster E. Ignition Switch F. Transfer Case Controls (If Equipped) or Traction Control Button (If Equipped) G....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, about how much fuel you've used, and many other things you'll need to know to drive safely ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... speed in both miles per hour (mph) and kilometers per hour (km/h). Your ... The trip odometer is part of the Driver Information Center (DIC). For information on how to reset the trip odometer see "Driver Information Center (DIC)" in the Index. Tachometer The tachometer displays the engine speed ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... this happens. Gages can indicate when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Air Bag Readiness Light There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows the air bag symbol. The system checks the air bag's electrical ... you are driving, your air bag system may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. CAUTION: If the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    Charging System Indicator Light The charging system light will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but the engine is not running, as a check to show you it is working. It should go out once the engine is running. If it stays on, or comes on while you are ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Brake System Warning Light When the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on when you... you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there could be a brake problem. Have your...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ..., have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. CAUTION: Your brake system may not be working properly if the brake system warning light is on. Driving with the brake system warning light on can lead to an accident. If the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Engine Coolant Temperature Gage Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada) United...Index for more information. Your vehicle is equipped with a computer which monitors operation of the fuel, ignition and emission control systems. 2-79
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...of the same Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) can affect your vehicle's emission controls and may cause the SERVICE ENGINE SOON ... you keep driving your vehicle with this light on, after a while, your emission controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not be as good and your engine may not ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    This light should come on, as a check to show you it is working, when the ignition is on and the engine is not running. If the light doesn't come on, have ... the atmosphere. A few driving trips with the cap properly installed should turn the light off. D Light Flashing -- A misfire ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...of the above steps have made the light turn off, have your dealer or qualified service center check the vehicle. Your dealer... vehicle will not pass this inspection if the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or CHECK ENGINE light is on or not working properly. Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if the OBD (on...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. United States Canada NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by your warranty. Oil pressure may vary with engine speed, outside...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... to start, see "Passlock" in the Index. If the light comes on continuously while driving and stays on, there may be a problem with the Passlock system. Your vehicle will not be protected by Passlock, and you should see your dealer. Also, see "...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Cruise Control Light (If Equipped) Reduced Engine Power United States Canada United States Canada ...possible for diagnosis and repair. This light may also come on if there is a problem with the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. If this happens, take the vehicle in for service as soon as ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light (If Equipped) Check Gages Light United States United States Canada Canada ... ignition, as a check to show you it is working. The SERVICE 4WD light comes on to indicate that there may be a problem with the drive system and service is required. Malfunctions can...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Gate Ajar Fuel Gage United States Canada If this light comes on, your liftgate or liftglass is ajar. Try closing the liftgate or...with the liftgate or liftglass even partially open. United States Canada When the ignition is on, the fuel gage tells you about how much fuel you have remaining. 2-...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... owners ask about. None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: Low Fuel Light D At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gage ...gage doesn't go back to empty when you turn off the ignition. United States Canada The light next to the fuel gage will come on...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Driver Information Center (DIC) (If Equipped) The DIC display is located on the instrument panel cluster above the steering wheel. The DIC can ... display the current driver and the information that was last displayed before the engine was turned off. If a problem is detected, a...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... the timer. The display will show the amount of time that has passed since the timer was last reset (not including time the ignition is off). Time will continue to be counted as long as the ignition is on, even if another display is being shown on the DIC...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... instant fuel economy cannot be reset. GM Oil Life System t t Press the fuel information button... OIL LIFE appears in the display. The GM Oil Life System shows an estimate of the oil's remaining ... 100% when the system is reset after an oil change. It will alert you to change your oil on a schedule ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... not replace the need to maintain your vehicle as recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. Also, the oil change reminder will not detect dusty conditions or ..., unless the DIC instructs you to do so sooner. Also, the oil change reminder does not measure how much ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...will scroll through the following choices: D LOCK DOORS OUT OF PARK (default) D LOCK DOORS MANUALLY D LOCK DOORS WITH SPEED If you ... lock when the vehicle is shifted out of PARK (P). If you choose for the doors to lock manually, the doors will not be locked automatically. If you choose for the doors...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition. If you choose for the doors to unlock manually, the doors will not be unlocked automatically. If you choose ... in, the memory seat position you saved will be recalled when you put the key in the ignition. If you choose seat recall on ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    .... For more information on seat position recall see "Memory Seat and Mirrors" in the Index. Perimeter Lighting Press the personalization button until ... LIGHTING ON (default) D PERIMETER LIGHTING OFF If you choose for perimeter lighting to be on, the headlamps and back-up lamps will come on for 40 ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... transmitter. Choose one of the four options and press the personalization button while it is displayed ... the unlock button. If you choose off, there will be no feedback when unlocking the vehicle.... transmitter. Choose one of the four options and press the personalization button while it is displayed ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... your personalization for how long the headlamps will stay on when you turn off the vehicle, press the select button while ... amount of time that the headlamps stay on after you turn off the vehicle. If you choose off,... off as soon as you turn off the vehicle. Choose one of the seven options and press ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...is displayed on the DIC to select it and end out of the personalization options. D SEAT POSITION EXIT OFF (default) D SEAT POSITION ... when the vehicle is turned off. If you choose for this feature to be off, no seat exit recall will occur. Choose one of the two options and press the personalization ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... Button The select button is used to reset certain functions and turn off or acknowledge messages on the DIC display. The select button ... in each personalization menu. For example, this button will reset the trip odometers, turn off the FUEL LEVEL LOW message, and toggle through the languages you can...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... been corrected. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. BATTERY NOT CHARGING If the battery is not charging during operation this message will appear on the DIC. Driving with this problem could drain your battery. Have the electrical system checked as soon as...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...button will acknowledge this message and clear it from the DIC display. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM If a problem occurs with the... the DIC display. REAR ACCESS OPEN If the liftgate or liftglass is open while the ignition is in RUN, this message will appear on the DIC and you will hear a chime. Turn off the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... let the vehicle cool or warm up and cycle the ignition to be sure this message will clear. Once the problem is corrected, pressing the select button will clear this ... on the display and you will hear a chime. Stop and turn off the vehicle, check the door for obstacles, and close the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... REAR DOOR AJAR If the driver's side rear door is not fully closed this message will appear on the display and you will hear a chime. Stop ... DIC display. RIGHT REAR DOOR AJAR If the passenger's side rear door is not fully closed this message will appear on the display and you will hear a chime. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... In this section, you'll find out how to operate the comfort control and audio systems offered with your vehicle. Be sure to read about the particular ... 3-13 3-13 3-24 3-32 Comfort Controls Air Conditioning Heating Defogging and Defrosting Rear Window Defogger Ventilation System ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... controls. With these systems, you can control the heating, cooling and ventilation in your vehicle. Manual Dual Zone Comfort Controls ... comfort control settings for the driver and passengers. Fan Knob The knob on the left side of the climate control panel regulates the fan ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...has several settings to control the direction of airflow: (Panel): Selecting panel mode will deliver air to the instrument panel outlets. (Bi-Level): Selecting bi-level mode will deliver warmer air to the floor and cooler air to the instrument panel outlets. (Floor): Selecting floor ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... in floor, blend or defrost modes. An indicator on the button will light up, flash three times and turn off when recirculation is selected in... speed. (Air Conditioning): Press this button to turn the air conditioning compressor on and off. The system will cool and dehumidify the...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...Once this knob is used, the passenger's set temperature will remain independent of the driver's until the ignition has been turned off. Fan Switch The switch with the fan symbol allows you to manually adjust the fan speed. Press the up ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... remain at the maximum heat setting and fan speed. Choosing either maximum setting will not cause the system to heat or cool any faster. Be careful not to cover the sensor located on the top of the instrument panel near the windshield. This sensor regulates air temperature based on sun load...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... deliver air to the instrument panel outlets. (Bi-Level): This setting will deliver warmer air to the floor and cooler air to the instrument panel outlets. (Floor): This setting will ..., defog or floor, the light on the button will flash and go out to let you know this is not allowed. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... automatic system, use bi-level to deliver warm air to the floor and cooler air to the instrument panel outlets. To warm or cool the air delivered, turn the temperature control to the desired setting. Heating If you have the manual system, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...your vehicle has the automatic system and you select FRONT defrost or defog from AUTO, the system will control the fan speed. Adjust the temperature and fan speed to your.... Press the button to start warming your window. A light will glow in the button while the defogger is working. 3-9
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...the rear outlets is determined by the front passenger's temperature setting. Press the PWR button to turn the rear comfort controls on and off. Use the mode knob to change the direction of airflow (upper, bi-level or floor) to the rear ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... direct outside air through your vehicle. Air will flow through the instrument panel outlets. Your vehicle's flow-through ventilation system supplies outside air into ... inside the vehicle. Move the louvers up or down and move the control in the center of each outlet side-to-side to ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... ice, snow or any other obstruction such as leaves. The heater and defroster will work better, reducing the chance of fogging your windows... damp weather, minimize your use of D When you enter a vehicle with the manual system in (Fan): Press the up arrow to increase the fan speed and the down arrow ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... holding the HR MN buttons will result in an update to the clock time. Playing the Radio VOL PWR: Press this control to turn the system on and off. Turn this control clockwise to increase volume. Turn it counterclockwise to decrease volume. 3-13
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... to choose radio stations. Pressing this control will also display an RDS station frequency or program type when the radio is on. Pressing this control when the ignition is off will display the clock. SEEK PSCAN : To seek, press the right arrow ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... beep and set the display level to the middle position. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and display ALL with the level ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... show the speaker balance. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no ... appears on the display. Turn the control clockwise to move the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. 3-16
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... will show the speaker balance. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and display ALL with the level display in the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... to display the program type list. 2. Turn the control either clockwise or counterclockwise to select a program ... button to activate search. VOL PWR: Turn this control clockwise to increase volume when RDS... ON or AF OFF will appear on the display and the radio will beep once. The radio will not switch...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... is finished. This function will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO: If the current station has a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with ...tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on and the radio is off, the tape can be inserted and... playing. If you want to insert a tape when the ignition is off, first press EJT or TUNE DISP...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...least three seconds of silence between each selection for 2 NEXT to work. To forward through each selection press the right ... RDM: Press this button to reduce background noise. NR ON will appear on the display. Press it again to turn Dolby off. NR OFF will appear on the display. Dolby Noise Reduction...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... listening. EJT: Press this button to remove a tape. The radio will play. Eject may be activated with the radio off. Cassette tapes may be ...first. Tight/Loose Tape Sensor Defeat With the radio off and the ignition on, press and hold the TAPE AUX button to disable the tight/loose tape sensing feature ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... please contact your dealer. D The tape is tight and the player can't turn the tape hubs. Remove the tape. Hold the tape with the open end down and try to turn ...be damaged and should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure your player is working properly. D The...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...you don't want to use SCV, select OFF. Finding a Station Playing the Radio VOL PWR: Press this control to turn the system on and off. Turn this control clockwise to increase volume. Turn it counterclockwise to decrease volume. AM FM: Press this button to...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    SEEK PSCAN : To seek, press the right arrow to tune to the next station and the left arrow to tune to the previous station and stay there. To scan ... up to 18 stations (six AM, six FM1 and six FM2) by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press AM FM to select the band. 3. Tune in ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... level to the middle position. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and ... control when no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and display ALL ... level to the middle position. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... to move the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. To set the fade ... position, press the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control briefly, then press it again and hold it until the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... to display the program type list. 2. Turn the control either clockwise or counterclockwise to select a program ... PTY available. 3. Push the SEEK TYPE button to activate search. VOL PWR: Turn ... to decrease volume. P-TYPE LIST AUDIO: Turn this control clockwise or counterclockwise to select the Program...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... is finished. This function will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO: If the current station has a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... if the current tuned station does not. The TRAF icon will flash on the display when seeking for a station that supports traffic interrupt. When the... should begin playing. The display will show the CD symbol. If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press TUNE DISP or EJT. If...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... the radio for future listening. EJT: Press this button to remove the disc. The radio will play. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the radio and ignition off if this button is pressed first. A " 3-31
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...corrected, please contact your dealer. Standard Radio--BoseR not shown Playing the Radio VOL PWR: Press this control to turn the system on and off. Turn this control clockwise to increase volume. Turn it counterclockwise to decrease volume. 3-32
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... to choose radio stations. Pressing this control will also display an RDS station frequency or program type when the radio is on. Pressing this control when the ignition is off will display the clock. SEEK PSCAN : To seek, press the right arrow ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... beep and set the display level to the middle position. To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and display ALL with the level ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    To set all tone and speaker controls to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no tone ...release the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control until BAL appears on the display. Turn the control clockwise to move the sound to the right speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... to the middle position, press and hold the P-TYPE LIST AUDIO control when no tone or speaker control is active... clockwise to move the sound to the front speakers and counterclockwise to move the sound to the rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. To set the fade ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... to display the program type list. 2. Turn the control either clockwise or counterclockwise to select a program... button to activate search. VOL PWR: Turn this control clockwise to increase volume when RDS... ON or AF OFF will appear on the display and the radio will beep once. The radio will not switch...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... is finished. This function will only work during actual emergency broadcasts, and will not work during tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO: If the current station has a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with ... face to the right. If the ignition is on, but the radio is off, the tape can be inserted and will begin playing.... playing. If you want to insert a tape when the ignition is off, first press EJT or DISP. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... seconds of silence between each selection for next to work. To forward through each selection press the ...a tape is playing. Press TAPE CD to switch between the tape and compact disc if both ... Press this button to remove a tape. The radio will play. Eject may be activated with the radio off. Cassette ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... may be damaged and should not be used in the player. Try a new tape to make sure your player is working properly. (CLEAN): If ... your dealer. Tight/Loose Tape Sensor Defeat With the radio off and the ignition on, press and hold the TAPE CD button to disable the tight/loose tape sensing feature to ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... the disc should begin playing. The display will show the CD symbol. If you want to insert a compact disc with the ignition off, first press TUNE DISP or EJT. If an ...on the display when each track starts to play. Press 6 RDM again to turn off random play. RDM OFF will appear on ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... for future listening. EJT: Press this button to remove the disc. The radio will play. Eject may be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs may be loaded with the radio and ignition off if this button is pressed first. Compact Disc Messages (Err): If ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... Equalization and Radio Data System (RDS) (If Equipped) Playing the Radio VOLUME PWR: Press this control to turn the system on and off. To increase volume, turn the control clockwise. Turn it counterclockwise to decrease volume. AUTO VOL: Your system has a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... FM: Press this button to switch between AM, FM1 and FM2. The display shows your selection. TUNE RCL P-TYPE: Turn this control to select radio stations. Setting Preset Stations The six numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite stations. You can ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...when no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and CENTERED will appear on ... no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and CENTERED will appear on ... no tone or speaker control is active. The radio will produce one beep and CENTERED will appear on...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...the sound between the speakers. To adjust fade, press and hold the AUDIO control until FAD appears on the display. Turn the control to adjust the sound to the front or rear speakers. The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. To set the balance ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... you many useful new features. With RDS, the radio can do the following: P-TYPE: This button is used to turn on and off Program Type (PTY) selections. PTY and the light next to the button will turn on. The last selected PTY will appear on the...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...the following steps: 1. Press AM FM to select FM1 or FM2. 2. Press P-TYPE, if it is not already on. 3. Turn the TUNE RCL P-TYPE control to select a PTY. 4. Press and hold one of the six numbered pushbuttons until you hear a beep. Whenever you ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...insert one disc do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and release the LOAD CD button. 3. Wait for the light, located to the right of the slot...automatically. To insert multiple discs do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on. 2. Press and hold the LOAD CD button for two...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... the 25-second time period has elapsed. Once the player stops and the disc is ejected, remove the disc. After removing the disc, press the VOLUME PWR control off and then on again. This will clear the disc-sensing feature and enable ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...stop scanning. To scan all loaded discs, press and hold either SEEK SCAN arrow for ...will appear on the display. Press RDM to turn it off. random order, press and hold RDM for ...will hear a beep and RDM will appear on the display. Press RDM again to turn if off. D To play the tracks on the disc you are...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... RCL P-TYPE: Press this control to see how long the current track has been playing. To change what is normally shown on the display (track or elapsed time), press the control until you see...S-LIST should not appear in the display. If S-LIST is present, press SONG LIST to turn it off. 3. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...press the SONG LIST button. One beep will be heard and S-LIST will be removed from the display. Compact Disc Messages (Check CD): If this message appears on the radio ... your radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 3-54
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... seat passengers. The following functions are controlled by the rear seat audio system buttons: PWR: Press this button to turn the rear seat audio system on or off. The rear speakers will be muted when the power is turned on unless you have a BoseR equipped vehicle. You may operate...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... it will not operate and LOCKED will be displayed. When the radio and vehicle are turned off, the blinking red light indicates that THEFTLOCK is armed. With THEFTLOCK activated, your radio will not operate if stolen. AM/FM: Press this control to tune to the next radio ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... avoid hearing loss or damage do the following: D Adjust the volume control to the lowest setting. D Increase volume slowly until you hear comfortably and clearly. ... normal can be loud and harmful to your hearing. Take precautions by adjusting the volume control on your radio to a...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... is equipped with the AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player with Radio Data System (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE AUX button for five seconds. READY ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...the AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Radio Data System (RDS) and Automatic Tone Control: 1. Turn the ignition to RUN or ACCESSORY. 2. Turn the radio off. 3. Press and hold the TAPE CD button for five seconds. READY ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...The volume level of the vehicle's chimes can be controlled by the radio. To change the volume level, press and hold pushbutton six with the ignition on and the radio power off. The chime volume level will change from the normal level to loud, and LOUD will be...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...4-6 4-6 4-9 4-11 4-13 4-14 4-15 4-16 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Traction Assist System (TAS) (Two-Wheel Drive Only) Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle 4-31 4-33 4-36 ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...be careless and make mistakes. Anticipate what they might do. Be ready for their mistakes. Rear-end collisions are about the most preventable of accidents. Yet...never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... obvious way to solve the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what if ...think. Although it depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... ability to drive is affected well below a BAC of 0.10 percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many people are impaired at a BAC approaching 0.05 percent, and that the effects are worse at night. All drivers are impaired at BAC ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...to avoid the collision. There's something else about drinking and driving that many people don't know. Medical research shows that alcohol in a person's system can make crash... is higher than if the person had not been drinking. CAUTION: Drinking and then driving is very ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...go. They are the brakes, the steering and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at the places where the tires meet the road. Braking Braking...or ice, it's easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means you can...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    .... You may hear a momentary motor or clicking noise while this test is going on. This is normal. If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light" in the Index. 4-7
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...slowing down. If one of the wheels is about to stop rolling, the computer will separately work the brakes at each front wheel and at both rear wheels. As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. 4-8
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... to lose traction. When this happens, the system reduces engine power to limit wheel spin. The LOW TRAC light next to the ..., you may re-engage the cruise control. See "Cruise Control" in the Index. When the TRAC OFF light on the button is on, the TAS is off and will not limit wheel spin. Adjust ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...leaves the rough surface, slows down or stops, the light will go off and TAS will be on again. This is normal. To turn the system on or off press ... lever. If you used the button to turn the system off, the TRAC OFF light on the button will come on and stay on. You can turn the system back on at any ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... do so: 1. Park the vehicle with the ignition off and the transmission in PARK (P). 2. Turn the ignition to RUN; do not start the engine. 3. Apply the brake pedal, ...six seconds. 4. Release the TAS button and both pedals. 5. Turn off the ignition and wait a few seconds. The next ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...a sharp curve. Then you suddenly accelerate. Both control systems -- steering and acceleration -- have to do their work where the tires meet the road. .... It is better to remove as much speed as you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can turn it a full 180 degrees very quickly without removing either hand. But you have to act fast, steer quickly, and just as quickly straighten the wheel once...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... ahead, then goes back into the right lane again. A simple maneuver? Not necessarily! Passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway is a ...can see a sign up ahead that might indicate a turn or an intersection, delay your pass. A broken center line usually indicates it's all right to pass (providing ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... of Control Let's review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and acceleration) don't have enough friction ... the acceleration skid. If you do not have this system, or if the system is off, then an acceleration skid is ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... surfaces because stopping distance will be longer and vehicle control more limited. While driving on ... you've gone right back to nature. Off-road driving involves some new skills... important that you read this guide. You'll find many driving tips and suggestions. These will help make your off-road...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Before You Go Off-Roading There are some things to do before you go out. For example, be sure to have all necessary maintenance and service work done. Check to make sure all underbody shields (if so equipped) are properly attached. Be sure ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... Does your vehicle have a winch? If so, be sure to read the winch instructions. In a remote area, a winch can be handy if you get stuck. But ...). D Always carry a litter bag ...make sure all refuse is removed from any campsite before leaving. camp stoves and lanterns. Getting Familiar with Off-Road ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...in mind. At higher speeds: Scanning the Terrain Off-road driving can take you over many different kinds of terrain. You ...changes in direction can easily throw you out of position. This could cause you to lose control and crash. So, whether you're driving on or off the road, you and your passengers...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... driving on paved roads and highways. There are no road signs, posted speed limits or signal lights. You have to use your own good judgment about what is safe and what isn't. Drinking ... stall. If you drive down them, you can't control your speed. If you drive across them, you ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... as you near the top, but you may not see this because the crest of the hill is hidden by bushes,... the hill so you won't have to make turning maneuvers? your path (boulders, trees, logs ... Is there a cliff, an embankment, a drop-off, a fence? Get out and walk the hill if you don't know. It's the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    .... you more visible to oncoming traffic. D Use a low gear and get a firm grip on the steering wheel. D ... to start spinning or sliding. If the path twists and turns, you might want to find another route.... the top of a hill, slow down and stay alert. CAUTION: Turning or driving across steep hills can ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... a stall by shifting into NEUTRAL (N) to "rev-up" the engine and regain forward momentum. This won't work. Your vehicle will roll backwards very quickly and you could go out of control. Instead, apply the regular brake to stop the vehicle. Then apply the parking brake. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...should I do? Set the parking brake, put your transmission in PARK (P) and turn off the engine. Leave the vehicle and go get some help. ... to leave your vehicle, set the parking brake and shift the transmission to PARK (P). But do not shift the transfer case to NEUTRAL. Leave the transfer case in the 2...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...brakes and they won't have to do all the work. Descend slowly, keeping your vehicle under control at all times. D What's ... and fade. This could cause loss of control and a serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and use a low gear to keep vehicle speed under control. D...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... because if you ignore them you could lose control and have a serious accident. Q: A: Am I likely to ...D Never go downhill with the transmission in NEUTRAL (N). This is called "free-wheeling." Your brakes will have to do all the work and could overheat and fade. D If the engine won't start, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Driving Across an Incline Sooner or later, an off-road trail will probably go across the ...track width (the distance between the left and right wheels) may not prevent the vehicle from tilting and... another route instead. D Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive D Hidden obstacles can make...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... if I'm driving across an incline that's not too steep, but I hit some loose gravel and start to ... starting to slide sideways, turn downhill. This should help straighten out the vehicle and prevent the... harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll over...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... passengers could drown. Drive your vehicle on safe surfaces only. Driving in Water Light rain causes no special off-road driving problems. But heavy rain can mean flash flooding, and flood waters demand extreme caution. Find out how deep the...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... cooling system for any leakage. Your vehicle will require more frequent service due to off-road use. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule for additional information. CAUTION: Driving through rushing water can be dangerous. Deep water can sweep ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...and keep more space between you and other vehicles. headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. D Slow... If you're tired, pull off the road in a safe place and rest. No one can see...-old driver may require at least twice as much light to see the same thing at night as a 20-year-old...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    .... Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are in a turn or curve. Keep your... moving; that way, it's easier to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps ... suffer from night blindness -- the inability to see in dim light -- and aren't even aware of it. 4-32
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads Rain and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can't stop, accelerate or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as on dry roads. And, if your tires don't have much tread left, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...can cause accidents. They won't work as well in a quick stop and may cause pulling to ...large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning is... through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    .... But it can if your tires do not have much tread or if the pressure in ... reflections from trees, telephone poles or other vehicles, and raindrops "dimple" the water's surface, there could ... drown. Don't ignore police warning signs, and otherwise be very cautious about trying to drive through ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... as a warning signal. A traffic light is there because the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before you start to move,... ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... flow. Try to merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check your mirrors and glance over your shoulder as often ... proper lane well in advance. If you miss your exit, do not, under any circumstances, stop and back up. Drive on to the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... sure you're ready. Try to be well rested. If you must start when you're not fresh -- such as after a day's work -- don't plan to make too many miles that first part of the journey. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you can easily ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ..., along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can make you.... Check your mirrors and your instruments frequently. or parking area and take a nap, get ... terrain. D If you get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service 4-39
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... about driving off-road. CAUTION: Coasting downhill in NEUTRAL (N) or with the ignition off is dangerous. Your brakes will have to do all the work of slowing down. They ...also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. D...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small shovel, a flashlight, a red cloth and 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...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...can be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble ...your ability to accelerate when driving on a slippery road. But you can turn the traction system... ever need to. You should turn the system off if your vehicle ever... has a traction system, you'll want to slow down and adjust your...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    If you don't have a traction system, accelerate gently. Try not to break the gentle traction. If you accelerate too fast, the .... If you see a patch of ice ahead of you, brake before you are on it. Try not to brake while you're actually on the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers. If you are ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    .... This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and kill you. You can't see it or smell it, so you might not know it is ... faster than just idle. That is, push the accelerator slightly. This uses less fuel for the heat that you get and it keeps ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    Then, shut the engine off and close the window almost all the way to preserve the heat....To help keep warm, you can get out of the vehicle and do some fairly vigorous exercises every ... a device know as a "dolly"). With the proper preparation and equipment, many vehicles can be towed in these ways. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    Dinghy Towing When towing your vehicle, turn the ignition off. To prevent your battery from draining while towing, remove the Ignition A and the Ignition B fuses from the engine compartment fuse block. Be sure to reinstall the fuse when you reach your ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... vehicle being towed is firmly attached to the towing vehicle. 6. Turn the ignition off. This unlocks the steering column and reduces battery drain as long as the Ignition A and Ignition B fuses are removed. Unlocking the steering column will allow the proper movement ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    .../Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). To find out the actual loads on your front and rear axles, you need to ...GVWR for your vehicle, or the GAWR for either the front or rear axle. And, if you do have a heavy ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... break, and it can change the way your vehicle handles. These could cause you to lose control and crash. Also, overloading can shorten the life of ... need to. There's also important loading information for off-road driving in this manual. See "Loading Your Vehicle for Off-...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    .... Towing a Trailer CAUTION: If you don't use the correct equipment and drive properly, you can lose control when you pull a trailer. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well -- or even at all. You and your passengers could be seriously injured. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...you pull a trailer. D Consider using a sway control if your trailer will weigh 4,000 ...less. You should always use a sway control if your trailer will weigh more ... can ask a hitch dealer about sway controls. (800 km) your new vehicle.... Make sure your rig will be legal, not only where you live but also...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...and trailer including any passengers, cargo, equipment and conversion. The GCWR for your vehicle should not be exceeded. You can ask your dealer for our trailering ..., or you can write us at the address listed in your Warranty and Owner Assistance Information Booklet. In Canada, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...€™ll find these numbers on the Certification label at the rear edge of the driver’s door or see “Tire ... properly mounted, weight-distributing hitch and sway control of the proper size. This equipment is very ... then be sure to seal the holes later when you remove the hitch. If you don’t seal them...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... just enough slack so you can turn with your rig. Never allow safety chains... they must be adequate. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you'll... master cylinder. Otherwise, both braking systems won't work well. You could even lose your brakes. If everything checks...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...If the trailer has electric brakes, start your vehicle and trailer moving and then apply the trailer brake controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working. This lets you check your electrical connection at the same time. During your...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. Making Turns NOTICE: Making very sharp turns while trailering could cause the trailer to come ... with a trailer, make wider turns than normal. Do this so your trailer won't... back up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you. 4-56
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... The arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn or lane change. Properly hooked up,... drivers you're about to turn, change lanes or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on your instrument panel will flash for turns even if the bulbs on the trailer are burned out. Thus, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... PARK (P). 5. Release the regular brakes. CAUTION: You really should not park your vehicle, with a trailer attached, on a hill. If ... the load. CAUTION: It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... Your vehicle will need service more often when you're pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance Schedule for more on this. Things that are especially important in trailer ... lubricant, belt, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... with wiring for an electric trailer brake controller. These wires are located inside the vehicle on driver's side under the instrument panel. These wires should be connected to an electric trailer brake controller by your dealer or a qualified ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... on the Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-8 5-9 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices... Engine Overheating 5-11 5-17 5-18 5-18 5-32 Cooling System Engine Fan Noise If a Tire Goes Flat Changing a Flat Tire If You're Stuck: In Sand...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. When the hazard warning flashers are on, the turn signals won't work. Other Warning Devices If you carry reflective triangles, you ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...a built-in hydrometer. Do not charge, test or jump start the battery if the hydrometer looks clear or light yellow. Replace the battery ... They can be dangerous because: D They contain acid that can burn you. D They contain gas that can explode or ignite. D They contain enough electricity to burn you....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... be badly damaged. The repairs wouldn't be covered by your warranty. 3. Turn off the ignition on both vehicles. Unplug unnecessary accessories plugged into the cigarette lighter or accessory power outlets (if equipped). Turn off the radio and all lamps that aren't needed. This ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...a match near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt doing this, and some have ...battery installed in every new GM vehicle. But if a battery has filler caps, be sure the... care of that first. If you don't, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...negative (-) cable doesn't go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to the remote negative (-) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. The remote negative (-) terminal on your vehicle is located on the front engine lift bracket and is marked "GND." 5-6
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... start after a few tries, it probably needs service. NOTICE: Damage to your vehicle may result from electrical shorting if jumper cables are removed incorrectly. To prevent electrical shorting, take ... wouldn't be covered by your warranty. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...other vehicle. Towing Your Vehicle Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or ... Negative (-) Terminal B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and Remote Negative (-) Terminals C. Dead Battery or... Terminal Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... find a coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument panel. See "Gages" in the Index. CAUTION: ... see or hear steam coming from it. Just turn it off and get everyone away from the vehicle until... your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... Your Engine If you get an engine overheat warning but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a ... If your air conditioner is on, turn it off. 2. Turn on your heater to full hot at the highest fan speed and open the window as ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...you may have a leak in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. CAUTION: A. Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan If the coolant inside the coolant recovery tank is boiling, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...€™t covered by your warranty. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank If you haven’t found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn’t at the FULL ... pedal down. If it doesn’t, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. CAUTION: Adding only plain water to ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant mixture. CAUTION: You can be burned ... the proper coolant mixture directly to the radiator, but be sure the cooling system is cool before you do it. 5-13
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...pressure cap -- even a little -- they can come out at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait for the cooling system and radiator pressure cap to cool if you ever have to turn the pressure cap. 5-14
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise about one full turn. If you hear a hiss,...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...the Index for more information about the proper coolant mixture. 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the FULL COLD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant recovery tank, but leave the radiator pressure cap off. 5-16
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... filler neck until the level reaches the base of the filler neck. 8. Then replace the pressure cap. At any time during this procedure if coolant begins to flow out of the filler neck, reinstall the pressure cap. Be sure the pressure cap is hand-tight. You may also...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... in a skid. In any rear blowout, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. Get the vehicle under control by steering the way you want the ...case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL. 4. Turn off the engine. 5. Put the wheel blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. The jacking equipment you will need is stored under the rear seat of the vehicle. See "Rear Seats" in the Index for more information...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... the wheel wrench (A), tire blocks (B), extension (socket end) (C), handle (jack end) (D), and jack (E). The following instructions explain how to remove the spare tire mounted underneath your vehicle. 1. To remove the underbody-mounted spare, insert the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... the vehicle before the cable is properly stored. 4. Use the chisel end of the wheel wrench to pry off the center cap. See "Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire" later in this section to continue changing the flat tire. 5-21
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... spare tire from suddenly falling off your vehicle. For the secondary latch to work, the spare tire ...get hurt. Read and follow the instructions listed below. 2. If it is not visible, proceed ..., continue with Step 2 of "Removing the Spare Tire and Tools" earlier in this section. 5. Turn the wrench ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... handle, extension and the wheel wrench to the jack and place it under the vehicle towards the front of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack under the center of the spare tire. 7. Turn the wrench clockwise to raise the jack until it lifts the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    10. Disconnect the jack handle from the jack and carefully remove the jack. Use one hand to push against the spare while... hoist assembly until it has been repaired or replaced. To continue changing the flat tire, return to Step 2 of "Removing the Spare Tire and Tools" earlier in this Section. If...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 1. Using the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 2. Turn the jack adjusting knob clockwise by hand to raise the jack lift head. 3. Place the handle, extension and wheel wrench onto the jack. 5-25
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    Front A. Frame B. Jack C. Handle Rear D. Extension E. Wheel Wrench 5-26
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    .... 5. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack handle clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit. 6. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 5-27
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel nuts can cause the wheel to become loose and even come off. This could lead to an accident. Be sure .... If you have to replace them, be sure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhere as soon as you can and have the nuts...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...the tire might contact a person or another vehicle, causing injury and, of course, damage to itself as well. Be sure the underbody-mounted ... pointing up. If the tire is stored with its valve stem pointing downward, its secondary latch won't work properly, and the spare tire or flat road tire could ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... rear of the vehicle, with the valve stem pointed up and to the rear. 2. Pull the retainer through the wheel. ... end of the extension, on an angle, through the hole in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. 5. Make ... stored securely. Push, pull, and then try to rotate or turn the tire. If the tire ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... proper location under the rear seat of the vehicle. Secure the items and return the rear seat to its proper position. If You're Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow In ... fast. The method known as "rocking" can help you get out when you're stuck, but you must use caution. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...Recovery Hooks Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out First, turn your steering wheel left and right. That will clear...the accelerator pedal while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. By slowly spinning your wheels in the forward and reverse directions, ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... of force. Always pull the vehicle straight out. Never pull on the hooks at a sideways angle. The hooks could break off and you or others could be injured from... back. NOTICE: Never use the recovery hooks to tow the vehicle. Your vehicle could be damaged and it would not be covered by warranty. 5-34
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...Filter Automatic Transmission Fluid Rear Axle Four-Wheel Drive Engine Coolant Radiator Pressure Cap Power Steering Fluid Windshield Washer Fluid Brakes... Parts Identification Label Electrical System Replacement Bulbs Capacities and Specifications Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts 6-...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Doing Your Own Service Work... own service work, you’ll want to use the proper service manual. It tells... an air bag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see... the mileage and the date of any service work you perform. See “Maintenance Recordମ.
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...: You can be injured and your vehicle could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough about it. D Be ... you accelerate or drive uphill is considered normal. This does not indicate a problem exists or that a higher-octane fuel is necessary. 6-3
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... could provide improved driveability and emission control system performance compared to other ... control label), it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. If this fuel is not ...but emission control system performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may turn...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... required to contain additives that will help prevent engine and fuel system deposits from forming, allowing your emission control system to work properly. You should not have to add anything to your fuel. Gasolines containing oxygenates, such ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... your vehicle. Keep sparks, flames and smoking materials away from gasoline. While refueling, hang the fuel cap by the tether using the hook located on the inside of the filler door. To remove the fuel cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). The fuel cap has a...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... noise to stop. Then unscrew the cap all the way. Be careful not to spill gasoline. Clean ... cap. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or ... may not fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... is in your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the gasoline vapor. You can be badly burned and your vehicle damaged if this .... These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... 1. To open the hood, first pull the handle located inside the vehicle on the lower driver's side of the instrument panel. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release. 3. Lift the hood, release the hood...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood you'll see the following: 6-10
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... G. Engine Oil Dipstick H. Radiator Pressure Cap I. Engine Oil Fill Cap J. Front Engine Lift Bracket Marked "GND" K. Brake Master Cylinder L. Battery M. ... Fuse Block Before closing the hood, be sure all filler caps are on properly. Then lift the hood to relieve pressure on the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... the L mark, then you'll need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This ... to use. For crankcase capacity, see "Capacities and Specifications" in the Index. The engine oil fill cap is located in the engine compartment toward the passenger's side of the vehicle. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ...Institute (API). Do not use any oil which does not carry this starburst symbol. If you change your own oil, be sure you use oil that has the starburst...of the oil container. If you have your oil changed for you, be sure the oil put into your engine is American Petroleum Institute...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty. GM GoodwrenchR oil meets all the ... needs changing, the GM Oil Life System will indicate that a change is necessary. The mileage between oil and filter ... 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or sooner. Remember to reset the CHANGE ENG OIL light whenever the ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    How to Reset the CHANGE ENG OIL Light To reset the CHANGE ENG OIL light, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition key to RUN with the engine off. 2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE ENG...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...an indicator that lets you know when the air filter is dirty and needs to be serviced. The indicator is located on the engine air cleaner/filter air duct... the amount of engine air cleaner/filter life used. When both service window (A) and service window (B) turn orange, replace the engine air cleaner...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... cleaner/filter, do the following: 1. Remove the three screws on the engine air cleaner/filter and lift off the cover. 2.... engine backfires, you could be burned. Don't drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off. NOTICE: If the air cleaner/filter is off,...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and filter every ... done at the dealership service department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions ...000 miles (166 000 km). See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" in the Index. D D D D 6-18 When outside ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...for eight hours or more with the engine off, but this is used only as a reference. Let the engine run at idle for five minutes if outside temperatures are 50_F (10_C)...If it's colder than 50_F (10_C), you may have to idle the engine longer. Should the fluid level be low during this...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. How to Add Fluid Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of transmission fluid to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. Add fluid only after ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... caused by fluid other than DEXRONR-III is not covered by your new vehicle ... the dipstick in place. Rear Axle When to Check Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often ... Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See "Recommended Fluids and ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...to raise the level to the bottom of the filler plug hole. Use care not to overtighten the plug. What to Use Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. 6-22
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when ... plug hole. What to Use Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of lubricant to use. See "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. To ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... 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 ... (129_C). Protect against rust and corrosion. Help keep the proper engine temperature. Let the warning lights and gages work as they should. 6-24
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more than ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... at the coolant recovery tank. CAUTION: Turning the radiator pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can allow steam and scalding liquids to ... to add coolant at the radiator. Never turn the radiator pressure cap -- even a little -- when the engine and radiator are hot....
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    Add coolant mixture at the recovery tank, but be careful not to spill it. Radiator Pressure Cap NOTICE: Your radiator cap is a 15 psi (105 kPa) pressure-type cap and must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss and possible engine damage from overheating...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    .... How to Check Power Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let the engine compartment cool down, wipe the cap and the top of the reservoir clean, .... Failure to use the proper fluid can cause leaks and damage hoses and seals. When to Check Power Steering Fluid It is not ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...Don't use engine coolant (antifreeze) in your windshield washer. It can damage your washer system and paint. Adding Washer Fluid Open the cap with the washer symbol on it. Add washer fluid until the tank is full. D D 6-29
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... brake fluid only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. See "Checking Brake Fluid" in this section. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine when to check your brake fluid. See "Periodic Maintenance Inspections" in the Index. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...a sealed container only. Always clean the brake fluid reservoir cap and the area around the ...You can check the brake fluid without taking off the cap. Just look at the brake fluid reservoir....wrong kind of fluid in your brake system, your brakes may not work well, or they may not even work at all. This...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts ... wear warning sound means that soon your brakes won't work well. That could lead to an accident. When you hear the brake...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... as complete axle sets. See "Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Periodic Maintenance Inspections." Brake Adjustment ... Brake System Parts The braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its many parts have to be of top quality and work well together if the vehicle ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...If you're not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days or more, remove the black, negative...: Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if you aren't careful. See "Jump Starting" in the Index for tips on working around a battery without getting hurt. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... "Replacement Bulbs" in the Index. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer. Taillamps and Rear Turn Signals 1. Open the liftgate. 2. Remove the two screws from the lamp assembly. 4. Unclip the wiring harness ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... for wear or cracking. See "Wiper Blade Check" in the Index for more information. See "Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts" in the Index for the proper type of replacement blade. 1. To remove the old wiper blades, lift the wiper arm until it ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ..., into the end with two blade claws (A). Slide the insert all the way through the blade claws at the opposite end (B). The plastic caps (C) will be forced off as the insert is fully inserted. 5. Be sure that the notches are locked by the bottom claws. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... Wiper Blade Replacement" in this section for instructions on how to change the backglass wiper blade. The backglass wiper blade will not lock in a ... a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Chevrolet Warranty booklet for...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... inflated even when they're underinflated. Be sure to put the valve caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and moisture. ... let anyone tell you that underinflation or overinflation is all right. It's not. If your tires don't have enough air (...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... securely. Push, pull, and then try to rotate or turn the tire. If it moves, ... is the most important. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" in the Index for scheduled rotation intervals. When rotating ... have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Certification/...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...MS" (for mud and snow). If you ever replace your tires with those not ...Mixing tires could cause you to lose control while driving. If you mix ...bias-belted tires), the vehicle may not handle properly, and you could have ...could develop cracks after many miles of driving. A tire and/or wheel could fail ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these grades, they must also conform to federal safety...on wet pavement as measured under controlled conditions on specified government test surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... the tire's resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test... life and best overall performance. Scheduled wheel alignment and wheel balancing are not needed. However, if you notice unusual tire wear...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    .... NOTICE: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or ... make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You could have a collision in which you or others could ...fail suddenly and cause an accident. If you have to replace a wheel, use a new GM original ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire chains could cause you to lose control of your vehicle and you or others may be injured in ...road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or remove the device ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these will damage your ..., clean the Using Cleaner on Fabric 1. Vacuum and brush the area to remove any loose dirt. 2. Always clean a whole trim panel or section. ... clean normal spots and stains very well. You can get GM-approved cleaning...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Stains caused by such things as catsup, coffee (black), egg, ..., soft drinks, vomit, urine and blood can be removed as follows: 1. Carefully scrape off excess stain, then ..., chili sauce and unknown stains can be removed as follows: 1. Carefully scrape off excess stain. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel Use only mild soap and water to clean the top surfaces of the instrument panel. Sprays containing silicones or waxes may cause annoying ... Glass should be cleaned often. GM Glass Cleaner or a liquid household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... the vehicle well, removing all soap residue completely. You can get GM-approved cleaning products ... abrasives. All cleaning agents should be flushed promptly and not allowed to dry on the surface, or they could ... will make them last longer, seal better, and not stick or squeak. Apply silicone grease ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle... painted surfaces to remove foreign matter. Exterior painted surfaces are subject to aging, weather and chemical ... hand may be necessary to remove residue from the paint finish. You can get GM-approved ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... because you could damage the surface. Do not use chrome polish on aluminum wheels. ... a tire dressing always take care to wipe off any overspray or splash from all painted ... protection. Original manufacturer replacement parts will provide the corrosion protection while maintaining the warranty. 6-52
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... 000 km) of purchase, whichever occurs first. Underbody Maintenance Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on the underbody. If these are not removed, accelerated corrosion (rust) can occur on the underbody parts...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials 6-54
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... your vehicle. It appears on a plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the driver's side. You can see it if you look through the windshield from ... all production options and special equipment. Be sure that this label is not removed from the vehicle. Engine Identification ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and Other Power Options Circuit breakers ... is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away. 6-56
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... combination of fuses and circuit breakers. This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems....rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse,.... Remove the cover by turning the fastener counterclockwise. To reinstall the fuse panel cover, push in and ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 384
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  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ...28 29 30 31 50 51 52 Usage Crank Air Bag ELEK Brake Cooling Fan Horn Ignition E ETC Instrument Panel Cluster, Driver Information Center Automatic Shift Lock Control System ENG 1 Back-Up Powertrain Control Module 1 Oxygen Sensor Air ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... 45 46 Usage Trailer Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) Ignition A Blower Motor Ignition B Usage Blank Rear Window Washer Fog Lamps Horn Fuel Pump ... Cooling Fan HDM Mini Relay 47 Miscellaneous 48 49 Usage Starter Usage Instrument Panel Battery Fuse Puller Rear Underseat Fuse Block The rear underseat fuse ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    Fuse 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Usage Right Door Control Module Left Door Control Module LGM 2 TBC 3 Rear Fog Lamps LGM/DSM TBC 2 Power Seats Blank DDM AMP PDM Rear Climate Controls Left Rear Parking Lamps Auxiliary Power 2 VEH CHMSL 6-61
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ...46 47 48 49 50 51 52 Usage HVAC B Front Parking Lamps Left Turn Signal HVAC 1 TBC 4 Radio TR PARK Right Turn Signal HVAC Rear Fog Lamps Auxiliary Power 1 Ignition 0 Four-Wheel Drive Blank TBC IG Brakes TBC RUN 6-62
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... Tail and Stoplamps ...3157 Rear Turn Signal Lamps ...3157 For any bulb not ... quarts (6.6 L) Transmission (Drain and Refill) ...5.0 quarts (4.7 L) Differential Fluid Rear ...4.0 pints (1.9 L) Front ...2.6 pints ... inches (1.25 mm) Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Engine Oil Filter ...PF59* Engine ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    .... Your vehicle needs these services to retain its safety, dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-5 7-15 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Scheduled Maintenance Part B: Owner Checks and Services 7-20 7-22...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... Proper vehicle maintenance not only helps to keep your vehicle in good working condition,...details. Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual ... working condition. Any damage caused by failure to follow recommended maintenance may not ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ...Section is Organized This maintenance schedule is divided into five parts: "Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services"... to qualify your vehicle for warranty repairs. CAUTION: Performing maintenance work on a vehicle can ...your own maintenance work only if you have the required know-how and the proper...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Using Your Maintenance Schedule We at General Motors want to help you keep your vehicle in good ... your service needs, you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    Scheduled Maintenance The services shown in this schedule up to 100,000 miles (166 000 ...Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit ... the maintenance be recorded. + A good time to check your brakes is during tire rotation. See ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Scheduled Maintenance Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance Change engine oil and filter as indicated by the GM Oil Life System (or ...(5 000 km) and 12,000 miles (20 000 km) since your last oil change. ... or sooner if the CHANGE ENG OIL light appears. Remember to reset the Oil Life System when ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    Scheduled Maintenance 7-7
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    Scheduled Maintenance 7-8
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    Scheduled Maintenance 7,500 Miles (12 500 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid level and add ... +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid level ... +.) DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 22,500 Miles (37 500 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    Scheduled Maintenance 30,000 Miles (50 000 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid level ... rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See... DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 45,000 Miles (75 000 km) j Check rear/front axle ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    Scheduled Maintenance 50,000 Miles (83 000 km) j Change automatic transmission fluid ...as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter... ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 52,500 Miles (87 500 km) j Check rear/front axle...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    Scheduled Maintenance j Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check ...+.) j Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service. j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service...Miles (125 000 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    Scheduled Maintenance 82,500 Miles (137 500 km) j Check rear/front axle fluid level and add ...as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. j Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service. (See footnote[.) j Rotate tires. See "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in the Index ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure test the cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service. DATE ACTUAL MILEAGE SERVICED BY: 7-14
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... 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...Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See "...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    At Least Twice a Year Restraint System Check Make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors and..., and have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.) Wiper Blade Check Inspect wiper blades for...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... Check Check the transmission fluid level; add if needed. See "Automatic Transmission Fluid" in the Index. A fluid loss may indicate a problem. Check the system and repair if needed. At Least Once a Year Key Lock Cylinders Service ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    Starter Switch Check Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check CAUTION: When you are doing this check, the vehicle could move ... work only in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). If the starter works in any other position, your vehicle needs service. CAUTION: When you are doing this ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition key to LOCK in each shift lever position. Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facing downhill. Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set the parking ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections Listed in this part are inspections and services which should ... be found in a service manual. See "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. Exhaust System ... operation, a pressure test of the cooling system and pressure cap is recommended at least once...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... Front Axle (Four-Wheel Drive) Inspection Every 12 months or at engine oil change intervals, check front axle and transfer case and add lubricant when necessary. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. Check vent hose at transfer...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    .... 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only GM GoodwrenchR DEX-COOLR or HavolineR DEX-... Parking Brake Cable Guides FLUID/LUBRICANT Delco Supreme 11R Brake Fluid (GM Part No. .... GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. 1052884 - 1 pint, 1050017 - 1 quart, or equivalent). DEXRONR-III Automatic ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... Part No. 12378261) or equivalent meeting GM Specification 9986115. AUTO-TRAK II Fluid (GM Part No. 12378508). USAGE Rear Driveline Center Spline and Universal Joints Constant Velocity Universal Joint FLUID/LUBRICANT Chassis Lubricant (GM ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... Seats and Fuel Door Hinge FLUID/LUBRICANT Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part... FLUID/LUBRICANT Multi-Purpose Lubricant, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). Dielectric ...12345579 or equivalent). Synthetic Grease with Teflon, SuperlubeR (GM Part No. 12371287 or equivalent). 7-24
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    Part E: Maintenance Record After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the ...be added on the following record pages. Also, you should retain all maintenance receipts. Your owner information portfolio is a convenient place to store ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-26
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-27
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-28
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-29
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    Maintenance Record DATE ODOMETER READING SERVICED BY MAINTENANCE PERFORMED 7-30
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ...to contact Chevrolet if you need assistance. This section also tells you how to obtain service publications and how to report any safety defects. 8-2 ... Text Telephone (TTY) Users Customer Assistance Offices GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities Chevrolet Roadside Assistance ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ...your vehicle will be resolved by your dealer's sales or service departments. Sometimes, however, despite the best ...can occur. If your concern has not been resolved to your satisfaction, the following ...If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... relief available to you. D Vehicle Identification Number (This is available from the vehicle registration or title, or the plate at the top left of the instrument panel and visible through the windshield.) D Dealership name and location D Vehicle ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... letter should be addressed to Chevrolet's Customer Assistance Center. United States Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 1-800-222-... has TTY equipment available at its Customer Assistance Center. Any TTY user can communicate ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... you may require for your vehicle (hand controls, wheelchair/scooter lifts, etc.). All Overseas ... resource information, such as area driver assessment centers and mobility equipment installers. The program is ... your dealer for more details or call the GM Mobility Assistance Center at 1-800-323-9935. ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ...-phone roadside assistance with minor mechanical problems. If your problem cannot be resolved over the ... Roadside offers two levels of service to the customer, Basic Care and Courtesy Care: Roadside ... Free towing for warranty repairs D Basic over-the-phone technical advice D Available dealer services ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ...any time. The Roadside Assistance Center uses companies that will provide you with quality and priority service. When roadside services are required, ...to-Bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty to eligible purchasers of 2002 Chevrolet passenger cars and light duty trucks. (Please see your selling dealer ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ... cannot be scheduled into the service department immediately, keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If it is, please call your dealership, let them know this, and ask for instructions. 8-8
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... that you simply drop the vehicle off for service, you are urged to do so as early in the work day as possible to allow for same day repair. ... repair. Generally it is not possible to provide a like-vehicle as a courtesy rental. Transportation Options Warranty service can generally ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ...that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT If you live in Canada, and you believe that your vehicle has a safety defect, you should immediately ...800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, please call ...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ... about the vehicle. The owner's manual will include the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner's Manual and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $20.00 Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $...
  • 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ...* $120.00 $50.00 $20.00 $15.00 TOTAL PRICE 2 0 0 2 G M S H I P T O PUBLICATION FORM NUMBER ITEM DESCRIPTION Service Manual Car & Light Truck Transmission Unit Repair Owner's Manual In Portfolio Owner's Manual Without Portfolio NOTE: Dealers and Companies please ...



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