2011 Chevrolet Impala Owner's Manual

2011 Chevrolet Impala Manual

2011 Chevrolet Impala manual table of contents:

  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2011 Chevrolet Impala Owner Manual M In Brief ...1-1 Instrument Panel ...1-2 Initial Drive Information ...1-3 Vehicle Features ...1-14 Performance and ... and Add-Ons ...9-48 Vehicle Care ...10-1 General Information ...10-2 Vehicle Checks ...10-4 Headlamp Aiming ...10-32 Bulb Replacement ...10-33
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    2011 Chevrolet Impala Owner Manual M Electrical System ...10-37 Wheels and Tires ...10-42 Jump Starting ...10-75 Towing ...10-79 Appearance Care ...10-81 Service and Maintenance ...11-1 General Information ...11-1 Scheduled Maintenance ...11-2 Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts ...11-6 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... are options that you did not purchase or due to changes subsequent to the printing of this owner manual..... Keep this manual in the vehicle for quick reference. iii Canadian Vehicle Owners Propriétaires..., the GM logo, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem, IMPALA, and the IMPALA Emblem are trademarks and...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... in injury or death. M : This symbol is shown when you need to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information. * : This symbol is shown when you need to see a service manual for additional instructions or information. A circle with ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...Fuses 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer or OnStar 9 : Airbag Readiness Light # : Air Conditioning ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) % : Audio Steering Wheel Controls ® $ : Brake System Warning Light " : Charging System I : Cruise Control B : Engine Coolant Temperature O : Exterior Lamps j ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Adjustment ...1-9 Steering Wheel Adjustment ...1-10 Interior Lighting ...1-10 Exterior Lighting ...1-10 Windshield Wiper/Washer ...1-11 ... Stability Control (ESC) ...1-19 Tire Pressure Monitor ...1-19 Engine Oil Life System ...1-20 Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol) ...1-20 Driving for Better Fuel Economy ...1-...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...may not be on your specific vehicle. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual. G. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator on page 5‑16. H. Infotainment on page 7‑1. I. J. Exterior Lamp Controls ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...away from the vehicle. Q to lock all doors. Remote Vehicle Start With this feature the engine can be started ... will turn on and remain on as long as the engine is running. The doors will be locked and the climate control... only once. Press K to unlock the driver door. Press again within five seconds...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Brief Canceling a Remote Start To cancel a remote start: . 1-5 Door Locks Manual Locks From outside the vehicle, use the key in the... the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to lock or unlock the vehicle. From the inside, pull up or push down on the manual door lock knobs. See Door Locks on page...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...In Brief Windows Seat Adjustment Manual Seats 2. Slide the seat to the desired position and ... Adjustment on page 3‑3. To adjust the seatback, see "Manual Reclining Seatbacks" under Reclining Seatbacks on... Power Windows on page 2‑16. To adjust a manual seat: 1. Lift the bar under the front ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    In Brief Power Seats Power Reclining Seatback Manual Lumbar 1-7 To adjust a power seat, if equipped: . Move the seat forward or ...of the control forward to raise. Move the lever up or down to increase or decrease lumbar support. See Lumbar Adjustment on page 3‑4 for more information. . . See ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...Restraint Adjustment Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. To achieve a comfortable seating position, change the seatback recline angle as little as necessary while keeping the seat and the head restraint height in the proper position. For more...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...Adjustment Exterior Mirrors Interior Mirror Vehicles with a manual rearview mirror can be adjusted by holding... to its original position for the day position. See Manual Rearview Mirror on page 2‑15.... Controls for the outside power mirrors are on the driver door armrest. Press the left or right side...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    1-10 In Brief Steering Wheel Adjustment Interior Lighting Dome Lamp The center mounted dome lamp overhead comes on when a door is opened. This lamp can also be turned on by turning the instrument panel brightness control clockwise. Reading Lamps ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    In Brief 1-11 P : Briefly turn to this position to manually turn the automatic lamp control and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) off or on. For vehicles first sold in Canada, the off position only works when the vehicle is shifted into the P (Park) position. AUTO: Automatically operates the headlamps ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... a dual or single climate control system. The heating, cooling, defrost, defog, and ventilation can be controlled with either of these systems. Dual Zone with Optional Heated Seat Controls A. Fan Control B. Outside Air C. Recirculation D. Air Delivery Mode Control E. Air Conditioning F. Driver and ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    In Brief 1-13 Single Zone A. Fan Control B. Outside Air C. Temperature Control D. Recirculation E. Air Delivery Mode Control F. Air Conditioning G. Rear Window Defogger See Climate Control Systems on page 8‑1.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    1-14 In Brief Vehicle Features Radio(s) © ¨ : Seek or scan stations. 4 : Press to display additional text information related to the current FM-RDS or XM station; or CD, MP3, or WMA song. If information is available during XM, CD, MP3, or WMA playback, the song title information displays on ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... below any one of the tabs that you want to change. 4. Increase or decrease the time or date by turning f clockwise or counterclockwise. For detailed instructions on setting the clock for your specific audio system, see Clock on page 5‑7. Satellite ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... and controls. The Bluetooth‐enabled cell phone must be paired with the Bluetooth system before it can be used in the vehicle. Not all phones will support all functions. For more information, visit www.gm.com/bluetooth. For more information, see Bluetooth on ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...g : Press to silence the vehicle speakers only. Press again to turn the sound on. Press and hold longer than two seconds to interact with the OnStar® or Bluetooth systems, if equipped. c x : Press to go to the previous radio station stored as a favorite, the next track if a CD is playing, reject an...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...and another outlet for the rear seat passengers is at the rear of the center front seat. Remove the cover to access and replace when not in use. See Power Outlets on page 5‑8. Performance and Maintenance Traction Control System (TCS) The vehicle may have a traction control system...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... Load Limits on page 9‑12. The warning light will remain on until the tire pressure is corrected. ...cooler conditions, the low tire pressure warning light may appear when the vehicle is first started ...again to turn on both systems. The TPMS warning light alerts you to a significant loss in pressure ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...oil life based on vehicle use and displays a DIC message when it is necessary to change the engine oil and filter. The oil life system should be reset to 100% only following an oil change. Resetting the Oil Life System 1. Display OIL LIFE REMAINING on the DIC. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... Center The Online Owner Center is a complimentary service that includes online service reminders, vehicle maintenance tips, online owner manual, special privileges, and more. Sign up today at: www.chevyownercenter.com (U.S.) or www.gm....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    .... Not all OnStar services are available on all vehicles. For more information see the OnStar Owner's Guide or visit www...., 7 days a week. For a full description of OnStar services and system limitations, see the OnStar Owner's Guide in the glove box. OnStar service is subject to the OnStar Terms and ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...be used to dial numbers into voice mail systems, or to dial phone extensions. See the OnStar Owner's Guide for more information. 1-23 Your Responsibility Increase the... be functioning properly. Push Q and request a vehicle diagnostic check. If the light appears clear (no light is ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    1-24 In Brief 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Keys, Doors and Windows 2-1 Keys, Doors and Windows Keys and Locks Keys ...Remote Keyless Entry (... Locks ...Lockout Protection ...Safety Locks ...2-2 2-2 2-3 2-5 2-7 2-8 2-8 2-8 2-9 2-9 Doors Trunk ...2-10 Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-15 Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror ...2-15 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... for the ignition and the driver's door. If the vehicle is a taxi model, the key can also ...Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. Check the distance. The transmitter may be too far... vehicles or objects may be blocking the signal. Check the transmitter's battery. See “Battery Replacementମ.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... / (Remote Vehicle Start): For vehicles with this feature, press to start the engine from outside the vehicle using the RKE transmitter. See Remote Vehicle...(Remote Trunk Release): Press and hold for about one second to open the trunk. The transmission must be in P (Park). With Remote Start Shown, ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    2-4 Keys, Doors and Windows Programming Transmitters to the Vehicle Only RKE transmitters programmed to the vehicle will work. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a replacement can be purchased and programmed through your dealer. When the replacement transmitter is programmed to the vehicle, all ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Keys, Doors and Windows 2. Remove the old battery. Do not use a metal object.... start to have the vehicle in view when doing so. Check local regulations for any requirements on remote starting ...a remote starting feature that allows you to start the engine from outside the vehicle. It may also start the...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...'s key is inserted into the ignition switch and turned to ON/RUN. To manually shut off a remote start, do any of the ... four seconds or until the vehicle's turn signal lamps flash. The doors will lock. When the vehicle starts, the parking lamps turn on and remain on while the engine is running. Aim ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... is in the ignition. The vehicle's hood is open. The hazard warning flashers are on. The check engine light is on. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 5‑17. The ... (Continued) Outsiders can easily enter through an unlocked door when you slow down or stop the vehicle. Locking the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...removed from the ignition, and the driver door open, a chime will sound three times to signal that the delayed ...automatically after several seconds. If any door is opened before this, the timer will reset itself ... of the switch to lock all doors. If the vehicle has the optional content theft-deterrent...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... you when exiting the vehicle. If the lock switch is pressed on the door that is open and the key is in the ignition, all of the ... the vehicle has one, by pressing the power door lock switch, or by lifting the rear door manual lock. 2. Open the door from the outside. To cancel the rear door security ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... If the vehicle must be driven with the liftgate, or trunk/hatch open: . . Doors Trunk Trunk Release ...between the body and the trunk/hatch or liftgate. Engine exhaust contains Carbon Monoxide (CO)... control on the left side of the instrument panel to open the trunk. The shift lever must be in P (Park...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... handle located on the latch inside the trunk . This handle will glow following exposure to light. Pull the release handle to open the trunk from the inside. 2-11 Vehicle Security ...transmitter. If you are using the RKE transmitter, the door does not need to be open. 3. Close all doors.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... the alarm is armed, the trunk may be opened with the RKE transmitter. The power door lock switches are disabled and ...use either power lock switch to lock the doors while any door is open and the key is ...arm if the trunk is open when you use either power lock switch to lock the doors. Disarming with ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Keys, Doors and Windows You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system. The security light will come on if there is a problem with arming or ... the theft-deterrent system. Turn the ignition off and try again. If the engine still does not start, and the key appears to be undamaged, try...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... seconds of turning the ignition to the LOCK/OFF position in Step 3. The security light will turn off once the key has been programmed. 5. Repeat... into the right lane, you could hit a vehicle on the right. Check the inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. The passenger side ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... about OnStar and how to subscribe to it. See the OnStar Owner's Guide for more information about the services OnStar provides. Automatic Dimming Rearview ... OnStar and how to subscribe to it. See the OnStar Owner Guide for more information about the services OnStar provides. = (Rear Window Defogger...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    2-16 Keys, Doors and Windows Windows Power Windows { WARNING Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows ... in a pulsing sound when either rear window is down and the front windows are up. To reduce the sound, open either a front window or the sunroof (if equipped).
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    Keys, Doors and Windows Express-Down Window The driver window switch has an express-down ... lowering, briefly pull up on the switch. The switches on the driver door armrest are used to control each of the windows. Each passenger door has its own window switch. The power window switches work while the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... a clean cloth, mild soap, and water. Do not remove grease from sunroof. Q (Vent/Express-Open): ... the vent, the sunshade should be fully opened. The sunshade can be opened or closed manually by sliding it rearward or forward. From the vent position, press this switch again to activate the express-...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... Restraints ...3-2 Safety Belt Extender ...Safety System Check ...Safety Belt Care ...Replacing Safety ... Inflates? ...3-32 Passenger Sensing System ...3-34 Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...3-40 Adding ... Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...3-40 Airbag System Check ...3-41 Replacing Airbag System Parts ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... in place. To lower the head restraint, press the button located on top of the seatback, and push the head restraint down. Try to move the head restraint after the button is released to make sure that it is locked in place. The front seat outboard head restraints are not designed to be removed.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...cannot be adjusted. The vehicle's rear seat has a headrest in the center seating position that cannot be adjusted....rear seat head restraints and headrest are not designed to be removed. 3-3 Front Seats Seat ...control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver seat while the vehicle is moving...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... Seatbacks" under Reclining Seatbacks on page 3‑5 for more information. Lumbar Adjustment Manual Lumbar The vehicle may have a front center seat. There are cupholders on... by moving the front or rear of the control up or down. . Move the lever up or down to increase or decrease lumbar support.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly. { WARNING Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...Seats and Restraints Power Reclining Seatbacks Manual Reclining Seatbacks { WARNING You can ...control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver seat while the vehicle is moving....seat only when the vehicle is not moving. To recline a manual seatback: 1. Lift the lever. 2. Move the seatback ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    .... Press the button once for the highest setting. With each press of the button, the heated seat will change to the next lower setting, and then to the off setting. The lights indicate two for the highest setting and one for the lowest. The passenger seat ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    3-8 Seats and Restraints Rear Seats Rear Seats (Split Folding) Flip and Fold Feature On vehicles with this feature, the seat cushions flip forward and the seatbacks fold down to create an extended flat cargo area. To flip the seat cushion and fold the seatback: 1. Make sure the front seats are ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... the belt could be seriously injured. After raising the rear seatback, always check to be sure that the safety belts are properly routed and attached, and are not ... Raise the seatback and make sure it latches. 3. Flip the bottom seat cushion back into place. Push down firmly on the seat cushion to ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    3-10 Seats and Restraints Safety Belts This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also describes some things not to do with safety ..., you might not be, if you are buckled up. Always fasten your safety belt, and check that your passenger(s) are restrained properly too.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Seats and Restraints Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. 3-11 Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    .... In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... 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 is why safety belts make such good sense.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... frontal collisions, but especially in side and other collisions. 3-13 Q: If I am a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear ... one that is not your fault - you and your passenger(s) can be hurt. Being a good driver does not protect you from things beyond your control, such ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    3-14 Seats and Restraints First, before you or your passenger(s) wear a safety belt, there is important information you should know. This could cause serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    Seats and Restraints 3-15 { WARNING You can be seriously hurt if the shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit snugly against your body. Q: What is wrong with this? { WARNING You can be seriously hurt if ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    3-16 Seats and Restraints Q: What is wrong with this? { WARNING You can be seriously injured if the 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 on the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Seats and Restraints 3-17 { WARNING You can be seriously injured if the belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied on the abdomen, not on the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    3-18 Seats and Restraints Q: What is wrong with this? { WARNING You can be seriously injured by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, you would not be restrained by the shoulder belt. Your body could move too far forward increasing the chance of head and neck injury. You might ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... quickly. If this happens, let the belt go back slightly to unlock it. Then pull the belt across ... page 3‑23 for more information. The following instructions explain how to wear a lap-shoulder belt properly.... plate will not go fully into the buckle, check if the correct buckle is being used. Pull up...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... See "Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster" in this section for instructions on use and important safety information. ...belt should return to its stowed position. Before a door is closed, be sure the belt is out of the way. If a door is slammed against a safety belt, damage can occur to both the safety ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... not, they are available through your dealer. The guides may provide added safety belt comfort...adults. When installed and properly adjusted, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and ...up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After the adjuster is set to the desired position,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    3-22 Seats and Restraints { WARNING A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide ... are best able to take belt restraining forces. 2. Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... shoulder and not falling off of it. The belt should be close to, but not contacting, the neck. To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that the safety belt can be removed from the guide. Slide the guide into the storage pocket on the edge of ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... designed for adults. Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. Buckle, position, and release it the...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...3-25 Safety System Check Now and then, check that the safety belt reminder light, safety belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors, and anchorages are working properly... new one right away. Make sure the safety belt reminder light is working. See Safety Belt Reminders on page 5‑14...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... crash. Have the safety belt pretensioners checked if the vehicle has been in a crash, or if the airbag readiness light stays on after you start the vehicle or while you are driving. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15. Airbag System The vehicle has the following ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    .... Always wear a safety belt, even with airbags. The driver should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door or side windows in seating positions with seat-mounted side impact airbags and/or roof-...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more information. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... the driver and right front passenger are in the side of the seatbacks closest to the door. Driver Side Shown, Passenger Side Similar The roof-rail ... by routing a rope or tie down through any door or window opening. If you do, the path of an inflating roof-rail airbag will be blocked. { WARNING If ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    3-30 Seats and Restraints Frontal airbags may inflate at different crash speeds. For example: . When Should an Airbag Inflate? Frontal airbags are designed to inflate in moderate to severe frontal or near-frontal crashes to help reduce the potential for severe injuries mainly to the driver's or ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... have inflated simply because of the damage to a vehicle or because of what the repair costs were. For frontal airbags, inflation is determined by what the... sensing system sends an electrical signal triggering a release of gas from the inflator. Gas from the inflator fills the airbag causing the bag ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... and roof-rail airbags distribute the force of the impact more evenly over the occupant's upper body. But airbags would not help in many types of collisions, primarily because the occupant's motion is not toward those airbags. See When Should an Airbag Inflate? on page 3‑30 for more information. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... inflates, then get fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an airbag deployment, you should seek .... This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. The vehicle has a crash sensing and... only qualified technicians work on the airbag systems. Improper service can mean that an airbag system will not work properly...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...words ON and OFF, or the symbol for on and off, will be visible during the system check. If you are using remote start to start the vehicle from a distance, if equipped, you may not see the system check. When the system check is complete, either the word ON or the word OFF, or the symbol for on...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...always move the front passenger seat as far back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint... for a period of time. Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system... passenger frontal airbag, the off indicator will light and stay lit to remind you...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...sensing system has allowed the airbag to be enabled, the on indicator will light and stay lit to remind you that ... person. 3-37 { WARNING If the airbag readiness light ever comes on and stays on, it means that ... others, have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... Indicator is Lit for an Adult-Size Occupant system to detect that person and enable the right front passenger frontal airbag: 1. Turn the vehicle off. 2. Remove any additional material from the seat, such as blankets, cushions, seat covers, seat heaters, or seat massagers. 3. Place the seatback in ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ..., the off indicator will be lit, and the airbag readiness light on the instrument panel will also be lit. Liquid pooled ..., dry the seat immediately. If the airbag readiness light is lit, do not install a child ... anyone to occupy the seat. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for important safety ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13‑13... Yes. If you add things that change the vehicle's frame, bumper system, height, front end...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page ...13‑1. 3-41 In addition, your dealer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag... and airbag wiring. Airbag System Check The airbag system does not need...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...to replace airbag system parts. See your dealer for service. If the airbag readiness light stays on after the vehicle is started or comes ...system may not work properly. Have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more information. Replacing Airbag System Parts...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Seats and Restraints The manufacturer's instructions that come with the booster seat state the weight and height ...use safety belts properly. . Sit all the way back on the seat. Do the knees bend at the seat edge?..., try using the rear safety belt comfort guide. See “Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guidesମ.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... over the shoulder and across the chest. { WARNING Never do this. Never allow a child to wear the safety belt with the shoulder belt behind their back. A child can be seriously injured by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, the child would not be restrained by the shoulder belt....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian province says...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... will go. Q: What are the different types of add-on child restraints? A: Add-on child restraints, which are purchased by the vehicle owner, are available in four basic types. Selection of a particular restraint should take into consideration not only the...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... of neck and head injury during a crash, infants need complete support. This is because an infant's neck is not fully developed and its head ... A rear-facing infant seat (A) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the infant in place and, in...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...belt or LATCH system, following the instructions that came with that child restraint and the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be secured in the vehicle. Child restraint systems must be secured in ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...the right front seat, always move the front passenger seat as far back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. .... When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with your child restraint to make sure it is compatible with...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the lower anchors or the safety belts ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    .... In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top tether, and that the tether be attached. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. Lower Anchors Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    Seats and Restraints Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations 3-53 To assist you in locating the lower anchors, each seating position with lower anchors has two labels, near the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion. To assist you in locating the top tether anchors, the top tether...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... the child could be seriously injured or killed. Install a LATCH-type child restraint properly using the anchors, or use ...following the instructions that came with the child restraint and the instructions in this manual. Do not secure a child restraint in a position without a top tether anchor if a ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... and the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the desired seating position. 1.2. Put the child restraint on the seat. 1.3. Attach and tighten the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: Replacing LATCH System ...If the position you are using has a fixed headrest and you are using a single tether,...restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the LATCH path ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be ... belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt, and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. When installing a forward-facing child restraint, it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...child restraint has a top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and Tethers ...child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...the right front seat, always move the front passenger seat as far back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. ...a national or local law requires that the top tether be anchored, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... secure the child restraint in this position. Follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. 1. Move the seat as far back as it will go before securing the ..., the off indicator on the passenger airbag status indicator should light and stay lit when the vehicle is started. See Passenger ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt ... on page 3‑34 for more information. To remove the child restraint, unbuckle the vehicle safety... of the belt, and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. When installing a forward-facing...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... 4-2 Storage Compartments Glove Box Lift up on the glove box lever to open it. Sunglasses Storage A storage compartment for sunglasses may be located above the rearview mirror. Push on the cover to open the compartment. Armrest Storage For vehicles with a rear seat armrest, pull ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Use it to store small loads as far forward as possible. The net should not be used to store heavy loads. Center Console Storage For vehicles with a front center console storage area, open it by pulling up on the latch located in the front of the console cover. There may be a removable tray inside.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...(ESC) Indicator Light ...5-21 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...5-22 Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light ...5-23 Tire Pressure Light ...5-23 Engine Oil Pressure Light ...5-24 Security Light ...5-25 High-Beam On Light ...5-25 Front Fog Lamp Light ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    5-2 Instruments and Controls Transmission Messages ...5-38 Vehicle Reminder Messages ...5-38 Washer Fluid Messages ...5-38 Controls Steering Wheel Adjustment To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Hold the wheel and pull the lever toward you. 2. Move the steering wheel up or down. 3. Release the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...on. For vehicles with OnStar® or Bluetooth® systems, press and hold b g for longer than two seconds to interact with those systems. See the OnStar Owner's Guide and Bluetooth on page 7‑21 for more information. Press to go to the next radio ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    5-4 Instruments and Controls Windshield Wiper/Washer 6 wipes. (Low Speed): Slow Fast wipes. { WARNING In freezing weather, do not use the washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield, blocking your vision. When the vehicle is low on washer ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... Variance (Zone) Procedure 1. Do not set the compass zone when the vehicle is moving. Only set it when the vehicle is in P (Park). Press T until PRESS V TO CHANGE COMPASS ZONE displays. 2. Find the vehicle's current location and variance zone number on the map. Zones 1 through 15 are available. 3. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... cell phone antenna mount, a magnetic emergency light, magnetic note pad holder, or any ... following. Compass Calibration The compass can be manually calibrated. Only calibrate the compass in a magnetically clean and safe location, such as an open parking lot, where driving the vehicle in circles is...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... and the current time displayed is automatically set. To change the time default setting from 12 hour to... 12H or 24H is displayed, turn the f knob to the desired option to select the setting. Press the H button again ... located under any one of the tabs to be changed. Turn the Press f knob. ¨ SEEK ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... time default setting from 12 hour to 24 hour or to change the date default setting from month/day/year ...) displays. 2. Press the pushbutton located under the desired option. 3. Press the H or MENU button again to apply the ... out after a few seconds and goes back to the normal radio and time display.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Instruments and Controls Remove the cover to access and replace when not in use. Certain ...overload vehicle and adapter fuses. If a problem is experienced, see your dealer. When adding ... equipment, be sure to follow the proper installation instructions included with the equipment. See Add-On Electrical...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... on when there could be a problem with a vehicle function. Some warning lights come on briefly when the engine is started to indicate ... gauges shows there may be a problem, check the section that explains what to do. Follow this manual's advice. Waiting to do repairs can be costly and even dangerous.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Instruments and Controls 5-11 Instrument Cluster English Uplevel Shown, Base and Metric Similar
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... be set to the mileage total of the old odometer. Tachometer The tachometer displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). Notice: If the engine is...the damages would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Do not operate the engine with the tachometer in the shaded warning area. English
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Instruments and Controls Here are four things that some owners ask about. None of these show a problem with the fuel gauge: . 5-13 Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge At the gas station, the gas pump shuts off before the gauge reads full. It takes a little more or less ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... Belt Reminders Driver Safety Belt Reminder Light When the engine is started, a chime sounds for several .... Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Several seconds after the engine is started, a chime sounds ... possible. See Engine Overheating on page 10‑21 for more information. The safety belt light ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the airbag's electrical system for possible malfunctions. If the light stays on it indicates there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensor... passenger safety belt reminder light and chime may turn on if an object is put on the seat such as a briefcase...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator The...to yourself or others, have the vehicle serviced right away. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...it is working. If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. The light should go out once the engine starts. If it stays...to produce a cleaner environment. This light should come on when the ignition is on, but the engine is not running, as a check to show it is working....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...stays on while the engine is running, this indicates that there is an OBD II problem and service is required....often are indicated by the system before any problem is apparent. Being aware of the light can prevent more... not be as good, and the engine might not run as smoothly. This could lead to costly...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... driving trips with the cap properly installed should turn the light off. Make sure the electrical system is not... least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. See Recommended Fuel on page 9‑35...the above have made the light turn off, your dealer can check the vehicle. The dealer has ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... need to be working If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have the brake system inspected... released, it means the vehicle has a brake problem. If the light comes on while driving, pull off...take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. See Towing ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... again while driving, the vehicle needs service. If the regular brake system warning light is not on, the vehicle still has ... brake system warning light is also on, the vehicle does not have antilock brakes and there is a problem with the regular brakes. See Brake System Warning Light on page 5‑20....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ..., this light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If it does not, have the vehicle serviced ... be a problem with the traction control system and the vehicle may need service. When this warning light .... If the traction control system is manually turned off, this light comes on and the TRACTION ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    .... See Engine Overheating on page 10‑21 for more information. Tire Pressure Light ..., have the vehicle serviced by the dealer. If the system is working normally the indicator light goes ... Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), this light comes on briefly when the engine is started. It provides information ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...page 10‑52 for more information. Engine Oil Pressure Light Notice: Lack of proper engine oil maintenance can damage the engine.... covered by the vehicle warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule for changing engine oil. This light comes on briefly while starting the engine. If it does not, ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... Alarm System on page 2‑11. The fog lamp lights come on when the fog lamps are in use. ...on page 6‑5 for more information. The cruise control light comes on whenever the cruise control is set. ... 9‑32 for more information. High-Beam On Light This light comes on when the high-beam headlamps are...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... bottom right corner of the DIC display. If there is a problem with the system that controls the temperature display, the numbers will be replaced with dashes. If this occurs, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. The DIC also allows some features to...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... odometer can be reset to zero separately by pressing the set/reset button while the desired trip odometer is displayed. Press this button to display the oil life, units, tire pressure readings, and compass zone and compass calibration on vehicles with this feature. T (Vehicle Information): The ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...28 Instruments and Controls number may change even though the same amount of fuel ...display shows the current fuel economy at a particular moment and will change frequently as driving conditions ...history and the amount of fuel remaining in the fuel tank. This estimate will change if driving conditions...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ..., you must reset the OIL LIFE yourself after each oil change. It will not reset itself. Also, be careful not to reset the OIL ... other than when the oil has just been changed. It cannot be reset accurately until the next oil change. To reset the engine oil life system, see Engine Oil Life System on ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... a value, there may be a problem with your vehicle. If this consistently occurs, see your dealer for service. Change Compass Zone Your ...Calibrate Compass Your vehicle may have this feature. The compass can be manually calibrated. To calibrate the compass through the DIC, see Compass ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...electrical system checked by your dealer immediately. 5-31 Door Ajar Messages DRIVER DOOR OPEN This ... door is closed completely. RIGHT REAR DOOR OPEN This message displays when the passenger side rear door ... Trunk on page 2‑10. LEFT REAR DOOR OPEN This message displays when the driver side rear ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... A/C (Air Conditioning) OFF This message displays when the engine coolant becomes hotter than the normal ... temperature. To avoid added strain on a hot engine, the air conditioning compressor is automatically turned..., stop the vehicle as soon as possible. See Engine Overheating on page 10‑21 for more...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... message displays when the vehicle's engine oil pressure is low. The oil pressure light also appears on the instrument panel cluster. See Engine Oil Pressure Light on page 5‑24. ... Oil Messages CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON This message displays when service is required for the vehicle. See your ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    .../RUN. The message will not disappear until the turn signal is manually turned off, or a turn is completed. TIGHTEN GAS CAP This message may be displayed if the gas cap is not on, or is not fully tightened. Check the gas cap to ensure that it is on properly. See Filling the Tank ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... displays if there has been a problem detected with ESC. The ESC/TCS light also appears on ... displays when the system is not functioning properly. A warning light also appears on the instrument panel cluster. See Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light on page 5‑22. See Traction Control System ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... with the airbag system. Have your vehicle serviced by your dealer immediately. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 5‑15 for more information. SERVICE POWER STEERING This message displays when a problem is detected with the power steering system. When this message ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...the TPMS is not working properly. The tire pressure light also flashes and then remains on ...the same ignition cycle. See Tire Pressure Light on page 5‑23. Several conditions may ... information. STARTING DISABLED SERVICE THROTTLE This message displays if the starting of the engine is disabled due to ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...the low tire. The low tire pressure warning light will also come on. See Tire Pressure Light on page 5‑23. You can receive more than one tire pressure... driving accordingly. Transmission Messages SERVICE TRANSMISSION This message displays when there is a problem with the transmission. See ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...setting for two different drivers. All of the customization options may not be available on your vehicle. Only the options available will be displayed on the DIC. The default settings for the customization features were set ... the factory, but may have been changed from their default state since then....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    5-40 Instruments and Controls AUTO DOOR UNLOCK This feature allows you to select ... of the ignition. DRIVER IN PARK: Only the driver door will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park... of the ignition. ALL IN PARK (default): All of the doors will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... locking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter if any of the doors are open. See Remote Keyless Entry (... to scroll through the following settings: HORN & LIGHTS OFF: There will be no feedback when you ... when unlocking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter if the doors are open. See Remote Keyless Entry ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. APPROACH LIGHTING This feature allows you to select whether... turn on briefly during low light periods after unlocking the vehicle using the Remote... the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. EXIT LIGHTING This feature allows you to select the amount...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Instruments and Controls The lights will remain on for 20 seconds or until the lock button on the RKE ... 2‑3 for more information. NO CHANGE : No change will be made to this feature. The current setting... start feature allows you to start the engine from outside of the vehicle using the Remote Keyless...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...again will return you to the beginning of the FEATURE SETTINGS menu. FACTORY SETTINGS This feature allows you to set all of the customization features back to their factory default settings. Press the customization button until FACTORY SETTINGS appears on the DIC display. Press the set/reset button...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... garage door opener that does not have the stop and reverse feature. This includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982. Read the instructions completely before attempting to program the transmitter. Because of the steps ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...-572-2728 or go to www.learcar2u.com. Most garage door openers sold after 1996 are Rolling Code units. Programming a garage door opener involves time-sensitive actions, so read ... and the procedure will have to be repeated. 2. In the garage, locate the garage door opener receiver (motor-head ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...a different function button in Step 3 than what was used for the garage door opener. If these instructions do not work, the garage door opener is probably a Fixed Code unit. Follow the Programming instructions that follow for a Fixed Code garage door opener. 5-47 Programming Universal Home ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... dip switches depending on the brand of transmitter. The garage door opener receiver (motor head unit) ... hand held transmitter supplied by the manufacturer of the garage door opener motor. If there are a row of...dip switches similar to the graphic above, the garage door opener is a Fixed Code unit. If ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Instruments and Controls The switch positions on the hand-held transmitter could be labeled, as follows: . . 5-49 If a switch is set between the up and down position, write "Middle." The switch settings written down in Step 2 will now become the button strokes to be entered into the Universal...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... hold the button that will be used to control the garage door until the garage door moves. The indicator light above the selected button... a different button in Step 6 than what was used for the garage door opener. 4. The indicator lights will blink slowly. Enter each switch setting from Step 2 into ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...and hold the appropriate button for at least half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Erasing Universal Home Remote ...at the same time for approximately 20 seconds, until the indicator lights, located directly above the buttons, begin to blink rapidly....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    5-52 Instruments and Controls 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... Lane-Change Signals ...6-4 Fog Lamps ...6-5 Interior Lighting Instrument Panel Illumination Control ...Courtesy Lamps ...Dome Lamps ...Reading Lamps ...6-5 6-5 6-6 6-6 6-6 6-7 6-7 6-7 6-7 6-8 Exterior Lighting Exterior Lamp Controls Lighting Features Entry ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... Lamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Fog Lamps (If Equipped) Parking Lamps ... parking lamps together with the following: ... Instrument Panel Lights Taillamps License Plate Lamps Turns on ... Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights ... # (Fog Lamps) (If Equipped): Turns on ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Lighting 6-3 Headlamp High/ Low-Beam Changer To change the headlamps from low beam to high beam...cluster light 3 comes on if the high‐beam lamps are turned on while the ignition is in ON/RUN. To change ... be turned on when needed. Do not cover the light sensor on top of the instrument panel because ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    6-4 Lighting Hazard Warning Flashers The hazard warning flashers let you warn others that you have a problem. The hazard warning flasher button is located on top of ... the bulbs replaced. If the bulb is not burned out, check the fuse. See Fuses and Circuit Breakers on page...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...or counterclockwise to brighten or dim the lights. Push the knob back in when finished. Courtesy Lamps When a door is opened, the courtesy lamps automatically come on. They... enter and leave your vehicle. You can also manually turn these lamps on by fully turning the instrument panel...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    6-6 Lighting Dome Lamps The center mounted dome lamp overhead comes on when a door is opened. This lamp can also be turned on by ... entry is inactive, which means the courtesy lamps will not come on unless a door is opened. Map Lamps The vehicle has map lamps on the rearview ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... have been closed, the delayed entry lighting feature continues to work until one ... elapsed. . If during the illumination period a door is opened, the timed illumination period is canceled... remain on. If during the illumination period a door is opened, the timed illumination period will be canceled...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... Lighting EPM works to prevent excessive discharge of the battery. It does this by balancing the generator's output and the vehicle's electrical needs. It can increase engine idle speed to generate more power... will time out after 10 minutes, if they are manually turned on with the ignition on or off...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... adding any equipment. Adding audio or communication equipment could interfere with the operation of the engine, radio, or other systems, and could damage them. Follow federal ... mobile radio and telephone equipment. Audio Players CD Player ...7-15 Auxiliary Devices ...7-21 Phone Bluetooth ...7-21
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    7-2 Infotainment System The vehicle has Retained Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, the audio system can be played even after the ignition is turned off. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 9‑21 for more information. Operation Theft-Deterrent Feature TheftLock® is designed to discourage...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Infotainment System Using the Radio 7-3 O (Power/Volume): Press to turn the system on and off. Turn to increase or decrease the volume. (Information): Press to switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time. While the ignition is off, press this button to display the time. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... EQ (Equalization): Press this button to choose bass and treble equalization settings designed for different types of music. Selecting MANUAL or changing bass or treble, returns the EQ to the manual bass and treble settings. Unique EQ settings can be saved for ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... equalization settings designed for different types of music. Selecting MANUAL or changing bass or treble returns the EQ to the manual bass and treble settings. Unique EQ settings ... Bose® audio system, the EQ settings are either MANUAL or TALK. 7-5 Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...no longer calibrated properly for the vehicle. The vehicle must be returned to your dealer for service. Loc or Locked: Displays when the TheftLock® system has activated. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly or if an error cannot be...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Infotainment System To change the Auto Text setting: 1. Press MENU to display the radio setup menu. 2. Press the softkey under AUTO TXT tab on the radio display. 3. Press the softkey under the ON or OFF tab on the radio display. If 4 is pressed and the song title or artist information is longer than...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    7-8 Infotainment System Storing a Radio Station as a Preset, Radio with CD (Base) Radios that have numbered pushbuttons store radio stations as presets. Up to 18 stations (6 FM1, 6 FM2, and 6 AM), can be programmed on the six numbered buttons. To store preset stations: 1. Tune to a radio station. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...call 1-877-438-9677 in Canada. 4 (Information) (XM Satellite Radio Service): For vehicles with XM, press 4 to display additional text information related ...available, "NO INFO" displays. Auto Text (Satellite Radio Service): If additional information is available for the current song being played,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    7-10 Infotainment System Finding an XM Channel BAND: Press to switch between AM, FM, or XM, if equipped. Turn to manually select an XM channel. s REV: Press to go to the previous XM category. f (Tune): © SEEK: . \ FWD: Press to go to the next XM category. Finding a Category (CAT) Channel To ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...is moving faster than 8 km/h (5 mph). To add or remove a category: 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Press the... knob to display the category you want to add or remove. 4. Press the softkey located under the Add or... under the Restore All tab. 5. Repeat the steps to remove more categories. 7-11 Storing XM ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...in a location that is blocking the XM signal. When the vehicle is moved into an open area, the signal should return. Loading XM: The audio system ...message should disappear shortly. Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel. Channel Unauth : This channel is ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... If this message is received after having the vehicle serviced, check with your dealer. XM Radio ...radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Unknown: If this message is received when tuned ...could be a receiver fault. Consult with your dealer. Check Antenna: If this message does not ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ..., causing the sound to fade in and out. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception from coast to coast in the 48 contiguous United States, and ..., traveling or standing under heavy foliage, bridges, garages, or tunnels may cause loss of the XM signal ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ..., the performance of the XM system (if equipped) may be affected if the sunroof is open. Notice: If a label is added to a CD, more than one CD is inserted into ... CD player could be damaged. While using the CD player, use only CDs in good condition without any label, load one CD at a time, and keep ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... through the tracks on the CD. Z EJECT: Press to eject the disc. If the disc is not removed after several seconds, the CD player automatically pulls the disc back in. Playing a CD When a CD is inserted into the player, the CD symbol displays. As each ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...first, then the uncompressed CD audio files. Supported File and Folder Structure The radio supports: ... 4 (Information): Press to display available additional information about the current track. BAND: Press... with an .mp3 or .cda file extension. MP3 Supported Files The Radio with CD (MP3) has...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    7-18 Infotainment System Track names longer than 32 characters or 4 pages are shortened. The display does not show parts of words on the last page of text and the extension of the filename is not displayed. Playlists Discs that have playlists that were created using WinAmp™, MusicMatch™, or ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Infotainment System Buttons and Knobs The buttons and knobs on the radio control the following features. 7-19 \ FWD (Fast Forward): f (Tune): Turn to select MP3 files on the disc. © SEEK: Press to go to the start of the track, if more than 10 seconds have played. Press and hold or press ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... until the desired artist displays. CD Player Messages CHECK DISC: If an error message displays and/or the.... If so, wait about an hour and try again. A problem occurred while burning the disc. The label is caught .... . If the disc is not playing correctly for any other reason, try a known good disc.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. To use a portable audio player, connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 in)... audio from the device over the vehicle speakers. 7-21 Phone Bluetooth For vehicles equipped with Bluetooth capability, the system can interact with many cell ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    7-22 . Infotainment System A Bluetooth system can use a Bluetooth‐capable cell phone with a ... ACC/ACCESSORY position. The range of the Bluetooth system can be up to 9.1 m (30 ft). Not all phones support all functions, and not all phones are guaranteed to work with the in-vehicle Bluetooth system. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... it can be used. See the cell phone manufacturer's user guide for Bluetooth functions before pairing the cell phone. If a ... is not connected, calls will be made using OnStar Hands‐Free Calling, if equipped. Refer to the OnStar Owner's Guide for more information. Pairing Information . . Only one ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... manufacturer's user guide. 5. Locate the device named "Your Vehicle" in the list on the cell phone. Follow the instructions on the cell...5 to pair additional phones. b g for 2. Say "Bluetooth." b g for 2. Say "Bluetooth." 3. Say "Change phone." . b g for . If another cell phone ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... 30 phone numbers as name tags in the Hands‐Free Directory that is shared between the Bluetooth and OnStar systems, if equipped. The following commands are ... you want to store. After each digit is entered, the system repeats back the digit it heard followed by a tone. After the last digit has been ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... digits one at a time. After each digit is entered, the system repeats back the digit it heard followed by a tone. If an unwanted number is recognized by ... that you want to dial. After each digit is entered, the system repeats back the digit it heard followed by a tone. After the last digit has been ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...seconds. 7-27 Call Waiting Call waiting must be supported on the cell phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier. . Three‐Way Calling Three‐way calling must be supported on the cell phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier. 1. While on a call, press ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    7-28 Infotainment System Transferring Audio from the Bluetooth System to a Cell Phone During a call... phone manufacturer's user guide to see if the cell phone supports this feature. To access... b g. 2. Say "Transfer Call." Transferring Audio to the Bluetooth System from a Cell Phone During a call...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...Dual Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) Tones The Bluetooth system can send numbers and ...Unless information is deleted out of the in‐vehicle Bluetooth system, it will be retained indefinitely. This includes all ...Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    7-30 Infotainment System 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... with heated seats, see Heated Front Seats on page 3‑7. Air Vents Air Vents ...8-5 Maintenance Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...8-5 Dual Zone with Optional Heated Seat Controls A. Fan Control B. Outside Air C. Recirculation D. Air Delivery ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... low when the fan is at the highest setting, the passenger compartment air filter may need to be replaced. There will be some airflow noticeable from ... in the off position. For more information, see Passenger Compartment Air Filter on page 8‑5 and Scheduled Maintenance on page 11‑2. Air Delivery ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...as the fan is on and the outside temperature is above freezing. A flashing indicator light indicates that the air conditioning compressor is currently not available. On hot days, open the windows to let hot inside air escape; then close them. This ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... vehicle. ? (Recirculation): Press to turn on the recirculation mode. An indicator light comes on to show that it is on. This mode helps to quickly heat or cool ... it has been activated for 10 minutes. It can be turned off manually, by pressing the button again or by turning the ignition to the LOCK/...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...see Passenger Compartment Air Filter on page 8‑5 and Scheduled Maintenance on page 11ମ. compartment, below the air inlet grille on the passenger side. The filter traps most of the pollen .... For information on how often to change the passenger compartment air filter, see Scheduled Maintenance on page...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... air inlet grille. 7. Remove the water deflector plate. 8. Remove the old passenger compartment air filter. 9. ... control system performance, reinstall the air filter. For the type of filter to use, see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 11‑8. To change the passenger compartment air filter: 1. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... the Tank ...9-39 Filling a Portable Fuel Container ...9-41 Engine Exhaust Engine Exhaust ...9-24 Running the Vehicle While Parked ...9-25 Automatic... Starting and Operating New Vehicle Break-In ...Ignition Positions ...Starting the Engine ...Engine Heater ...Retained Accessory Power (RAP) ...9-17 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... 21, it is against the law in every U.S. state to drink alcohol. There are good medical, psychological, and developmental reasons for these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. Driving Information ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... person's chance of being killed or permanently disabled is higher than if the person had not been drinking. 9-3 Braking See Brake System Warning Light on page 5‑20. Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    .... For example, you come over a hill and find a truck stopped in your lane, or a car suddenly pulls out from nowhere, or a child darts out from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. These problems can be avoided by braking - if you can ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...Braking on page 9‑3. It is better to remove as much speed as possible from a collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. recommended 9 ...be turned a full 180 degrees very quickly without removing either hand. But you have to act fast...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...avoid most skids by taking reasonable care suited to existing conditions, and by not overdriving those conditions. But skids are always possible. The three types of skids correspond to the vehicle's three control systems. In the braking skid, the wheels are not rolling. In the steering or cornering ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... pulling to one side. You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car/vehicle wash, lightly apply the brake pedal until the brakes work normally. (Continued) Hydroplaning Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water can ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... shape. Keep the windshield washer fluid reservoir filled. Have good tires with proper tread depth. See Tires on page 10‑42. Turn off cruise control. Keep the vehicle serviced and in good shape. Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission. Shift ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... poor braking or even none going down a hill. You could crash. Always have the engine running and the vehicle in gear when going downhill. . . Pay attention to special ... speeds that let you stay in your own lane. Top of hills: Be alert - something could be in your lane (stalled car, accident). .
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (Carbon Monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and kill you. You...around the base of your vehicle, especially any that is blocking the exhaust pipe. Check again from time to time to be sure snow does not collect there. Open a window about 5 cm ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    Driving and Operating To save fuel, run the engine for only short periods as needed to warm the ...to arrive, now and then when you run the engine, push the accelerator pedal slightly so the ...others could be injured. The vehicle can overheat, causing an engine compartment fire or other damage. Spin the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... pedal while shifting, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. Slowly...). This can cause systems to break and change the way the vehicle handles. This could cause... to the vehicle's center pillar (B-pillar). With the driver door open, you will find the label attached...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... capacity weight (B) in kilograms and pounds. The vehicle capacity weight includes the weight of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory‐installed options. The Tire and Loading Information label also lists the tire size of the original equipment tires (C) and the recommended cold tire inflation ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... calculated in Step³4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity for your vehicle. If your vehicle can tow a trailer, see Trailer ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... lbs) B. Subtract Occupant Weight @ 91 kg (200 lbs) × 5 = 453 kg (1,000 lbs) C. Available Cargo Weight = 0 kg (0 lbs) Refer to your vehicle's Tire and Loading Information label for specific information about your A vehicle-specific Certification label is found on the rear edge of the driver door.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... than the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). This can cause systems to break and change the way the vehicle handles. This could cause loss of control and a crash. Overloading can also shorten the life of the vehicle. Notice : ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...be turned by hand, see your dealer. A (STOPPING THE ENGINE/ LOCK/OFF): When the vehicle is stopped, turn the ignition switch to LOCK/OFF to turn the engine off. Retained Accessory Power (RAP) ...in which the ignition key can be inserted or removed. Following break‐in, engine speed and load can...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... and to display some instrument panel cluster warning and indicator lights. The switch stays in this position when the engine is running. If you leave the ... Information Center (DIC) will display DRIVER DOOR OPEN when the driver door is opened, the ignition is in ACC/ACCESSORY or LOCK/...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition to START. When the engine starts, let go of the key. The idle speed will slow ...race the engine immediately after starting it. Operate the engine and transmission gently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate all moving parts. The vehicle...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with your dealer. If you ... of the diagonal brace, which is located above the engine air cleaner/ filter assembly. 3. Plug it into a normal, grounded 110-volt AC outlet. Engine Heater The engine ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    Driving and Operating 4. Before starting the engine, be sure to unplug and store the cord as it ... continue to work for up to 10 minutes or until any door is opened. 9-21 Steering Column Shift Lever If ... ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF the radio will continue to work 10 minutes or until the driver door is opened.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    9-22 Driving and Operating Leaving the Vehicle With the Engine Running Torque Lock Torque lock is when the weight of the vehicle ..., the vehicle is in P (Park). { WARNING It can be dangerous to leave the vehicle with the engine running. The vehicle could move suddenly if the shift lever is not ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... lever from P (Park), consult your dealer or a professional towing service. Column Shift If the column shift lever cannot be moved out...still cannot move the shift lever from P (Park), consult your dealer or a professional towing service. Prevent ignition key removal unless the shift lever is in P (...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    9-24 Driving and Operating Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust WARNING (Continued) . { WARNING { WARNING Engine exhaust contains...vehicle repaired immediately. . . . Never park the vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed area such as a garage or a building that has no fresh ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...can roll. Do not leave the vehicle when the engine is running unless you have to. If ...fresh air ventilation. For more information, see Engine Exhaust on page 9‑24. There ...panel cluster, that will indicate the gear the vehicle is in. Maximum engine speed is limited on automatic transmission vehicles...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...shift lever is fully in P (Park) before starting the engine. The vehicle has an automatic transmission shift ...locks the front wheels. It is the best position to use when the engine is started because the vehicle cannot move ...can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... Operating Notice: Shifting out of P (Park) or N (Neutral) with the engine running at high speed may damage ... would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Be sure the engine is not running at high speed when shifting ... may damage the transmission. Have the vehicle serviced right away. You can drive ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...that helps prevent a braking skid. When the engine is started and the vehicle begins to drive away, ABS checks itself. A momentary motor or...more than even the very best braking. If there is a problem with ABS, this warning light stays on. See Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light on page 5‑21.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...A warning chime will sound and a brake warning light located on the instrument panel cluster will come on,...parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. If you are ... then push down the parking brake pedal. This light will flash when the TCS is limiting wheel spin.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...necessary. See Automatic Transmission on page 9‑25. When the system is on, this warning light comes on and stays on if there is a problem. A SERVICE TRACTION CONTROL message also appears on the DIC. When this warning light is on, the system will not limit ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... If the system fails to turn on or activate, the ESC/TCS light will be on solid, and the SERVICE STABILITRAK message will be displayed. For more ...You may also feel or hear the system working; this is normal. When the light is on solid and the SERVICE STABILITRAK message is displayed, the system will...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...may also turn off automatically if it determines that a problem exists with the system. The SERVICE STABILITRAK message and the ESC/TCS light will be on solid to warn the driver that ESC is disabled and requires service. If the problem does not clear after restarting ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...conditions allow you to safely use it again, the cruise control can be turned back on. 9-33 T (On/Off): Press to turn cruise control on and off. The... the set speed from memory. Setting Cruise Control The cruise control light on the instrument panel cluster comes on after the cruise control has been...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... or shift to a lower gear to keep your speed down. If the brakes are applied the cruise control will turn off. To disengage cruise control, step lightly on the brake pedal. Press the [ button on the steering wheel. To turn off the cruise control, press the T button on the steering wheel. . . . ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... of the recommended fuel is an important part of the proper maintenance of this vehicle. To help keep the engine clean and maintain optimum vehicle ... when using gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher, the engine needs service. Vehicles that have a FlexFuel badge and a yellow fuel cap can use either ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... or any other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. To check the fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business in the country where you will be driving.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...who do not use TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline regularly, one bottle of GM Fuel System Treatment PLUS, added to the fuel tank at every engine oil change, can help clean deposits from fuel injectors and intake valves. GM Fuel System Treatment PLUS is the only ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    9-38 Driving and Operating Many service stations will not have an 85% ethanol fuel (E85... to ASTM specification D 5798. If you have trouble starting on E85, it could be because the E85 fuel is ... adding gasoline to the fuel tank can improve starting. For good starting and heater efficiency below 0°C (...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the fuel pump island. Turn off the engine when refueling. Do not smoke near fuel ...fuel. The tethered fuel cap is located behind a hinged fuel door on the driver side of the vehicle. If the vehicle has E85 fuel ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... Lamp on page 5‑17. The TIGHTEN GAS CAP message displays on the Driver Information... door. { WARNING If a fire starts while you are refueling, do not remove..., might cause the malfunction indicator lamp to light, and could damage the fuel tank... spray out on you if you open the fuel cap too quickly. If...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Driving and Operating 9-41 Filling a Portable Fuel Container . WARNING (Continued) Bring the fill nozzle in contact with the inside of the fill opening before operating the nozzle. Contact should be maintained until the filling is complete. Do not smoke while pumping fuel. Do not use a cellular ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ..., not only where you live but also where you will be driving. A good source for this information can be state or provincial police. Do not tow... apply the trailer brake controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working. This checks the electrical connection at the same time. During the trip, check ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... flash, telling other drivers the vehicle is turning, changing lanes or stopping. When towing a trailer, the arrows ... are seeing the signal when they are not. It is important to check occasionally to be sure the trailer bulbs are still .... Always back up slowly and, if possible, have someone guide you....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...is clear of the chocks. 4. Stop and have someone pick up and store the chocks. Maintenance When Trailer Towing The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See Scheduled Maintenance on page 11‑2 for more information.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    Driving and Operating Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, belts, cooling system and brake system. It is a good idea to inspect these before and during the trip. Check ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... it has all the required trailering equipment. The weight of additional optional equipment, passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle must be... and the people who will be riding in the vehicle. If there are a lot of options, equipment, passengers or cargo in the vehicle, it will reduce the tongue weight...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... vehicle, including the weight of the trailer tongue. The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper. Will any holes be made in the body of the vehicle ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so you will be able ... the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch ... anything electrical to the vehicle unless you check with your dealer first. Some electrical...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...and Modifications ...10-2 10-3 10-3 10-3 Vehicle Checks Doing Your Own Service Work ...10-4 Hood ...10-5 Engine Compartment Overview ...10-6 Engine Oil ...10-7 Engine Oil...System ...10-11 Automatic Transmission Fluid ...10-12 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...10-15 Cooling System ...10-16 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ......10-60 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...10-61 General Information For service and parts needs, visit your dealer. You will receive genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: Jump Starting Jump Starting ...10-75 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Engine exhaust, many parts and systems, many fluids, and ...and/or emit these chemicals. California Perchlorate Materials Requirements Certain types of automotive applications, such as airbag initiators, seat belt pretensioners, ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...for GM Accessories, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM... on page 3‑40. Vehicle Checks Doing Your Own Service Work . WARNING (Continued) Be ... If doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13‑13. This vehicle ... receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records on page 11‑9. 10-5 Hood To open the hood, do the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    10-6 Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 3.5 L V6 Engine Shown, 3.9 L V6 Engine Similar
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... the proper viscosity grade. See "Selecting the Right Engine Oil" in this section. Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See "Checking Engine Oil" and "When to Add Engine Oil" in this section. Change the engine oil at the appropriate ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... put the level somewhere in the proper operating range. Push the dipstick all the way back in when through. Checking Engine Oil It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... Use of Substitute Engine Oils if dexos is unavailable: In the event that dexos‐approved engine oil is not available at an oil change or for maintaining proper oil level, you may use substitute engine oil displaying the API Starburst symbol and of SAE...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... 0W-30 oil should be used. An oil of this viscosity grade will provide easier cold starting for the engine at extremely low temperatures. When selecting an oil of the appropriate viscosity grade, be...for the vehicle. Do not use other viscosity oils such as SAE 10W‐30, 10W‐40, or...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... to the environment. If you change your own oil, be sure to drain all the oil from the filter before disposal. Never dispose of oil by ... calculated that oil life has been diminished, it indicates that an oil change is necessary. A CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message comes on.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... oil life system might indicate that an oil change is not necessary for up to a year. The engine oil and filter must be changed ...check the automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Scheduled Maintenance on page 11‑2,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... to have this done at the dealer service department. If not taken to the dealer, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or a false reading on the dipstick could result. ... to overheat. Be sure to get an accurate reading if checking the transmission fluid. Wait at least 30 minutes before ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ..., wait three seconds, and then pull it back out again. Then, without shutting off the engine, follow these steps: 1. Pull ...rear of the engine compartment. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 10‑6 for more information on location. 3. Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    .../Filter Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the scheduled maintenance intervals and replace it at the first oil change after each (80 000 km (50... information. If driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. To inspect or replace the engine air ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    10-16 Vehicle Care { WARNING Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you .... Use caution when working on the engine and do not drive with the air cleaner/filter off. 2.... cover housing toward the engine. 3. Pull out the filter. 4. Inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... mi), whichever occurs first. The following explains the cooling system and how to check and add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 10‑21. { WARNING Heater and radiator hoses,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    .... Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See..., or bodies of water. Have the coolant changed by an authorized service center, familiar with legal requirements... mixture is used, the engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost would...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...Coolant The vehicle must be on a level surface when checking the coolant level. Check to see if coolant ...COLD FILL line on the coolant recovery tank. To check the coolant level, look for the COLD FILL ... on the side of the coolant recovery tank that faces the engine. If the level is not correct, there ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... done. How to Add Coolant to the Radiator { WARNING An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can ... tools away from any underhood electric fan. 1. Remove the pressure cap when the cooling system, including .... 2. Keep turning the pressure cap and remove it. { WARNING Steam and scalding liquids ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...has several indicators to warn of engine overheating. There is a coolant temperature gauge and a warning light on the instrument panel that indicate an overheated engine condition. See Engine Coolant... on page 5‑13 and Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light on page 5‑23. In ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. See Overheated Engine Protection... vehicle is parked on a level surface. Then check to see if the engine cooling fans are running. ... do not continue to run the engine and have the vehicle serviced. If Steam is Coming from...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...Engine Compartment If an engine overheat warning is displayed but no steam can be seen or heard, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little ... the highest fan speed. Open the windows as necessary. 3. In heavy traffic, let the engine idle in N (Neutral) while ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ..., to avoid engine damage, allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss, change the oil and reset the oil life system. See Engine Oil on page 10‑7. Power Steering Fluid...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... Power Steering Fluid It is not necessary to regularly check power steering fluid unless there is ... heard. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. ... washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If operating the vehicle ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... wear warning sound is heard, have the vehicle serviced. Notice: Continuing to drive with worn-out brake pads could result in costly brake repair. When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. .
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something ...well together if the vehicle is to have really good braking. The vehicle was designed and tested ... in pedal travel. This could be a sign that brake service might be required. The brake fluid level...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... brake fluid falls to a low level, the brake warning light comes on. See Brake System Warning Light on page 5‑20. { WARNING With the wrong kind of fluid in the brake hydraulic system, the..., just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in the brake hydraulic system can ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    .... Vehicle Storage Starter Switch Check { WARNING Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if you ... vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room around the vehicle. 2. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... contact your dealer for service. Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check Park ...you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room around ...vehicle begins to move. { WARNING When you are doing this check, the vehicle could begin to move. You ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... inspection. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. Here's... down into place. To check the parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and ... by the parking brake only. To check the P (Park) mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running, shift ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... be re-aimed, it is recommended that the vehicle be taken to the dealer for service. A. Correct Installation B. Incorrect Installation For the proper type and size of windshield wiper blades, see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 11‑8.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... Care 10-33 Bulb Replacement For the proper type of replacement bulbs, see Replacement Bulbs on ... Bulbs { WARNING Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you ... could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. Sidemarker B. Low-Beam Headlamp ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    10-34 Vehicle Care 6. Turn the old bulb counterclockwise and remove it from the retaining ring by pulling it away from the headlamp. 7. Remove the ... to the bulb. 3. Pull up on the plastic headlamp retainer and remove it. 4. Pull the headlamp assembly away from the vehicle and remove the electrical ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    Vehicle Care 10-35 Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps 12. Push down on the plastic headlamp retainer to reinstall it. 13. Reinstall the screw from the headlamp assembly. A. Rear Sidemarker Lamp B. Back-up Lamp C. Stoplamp/Taillamp/Turn Signal
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...through 7 to reinstall. To replace one of these bulbs: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk on page 2‑.... 5. Turn the two hex nuts counterclockwise to remove them. 6. Pull out the taillamp assembly ...Turn the upper wing nut counterclockwise and remove it. 4. Pull the carpet away from the rear of the vehicle....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ..., the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the current load returns to normal or the problem is fixed. This greatly reduces the chance of circuit overload and fire caused by electrical problems. Fuses and circuit breakers protect the following in ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... breakers. This greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If the... using the windshield wipers. If the overload is caused by an electrical problem and not snow or ice, be sure to get it fixed. Engine Compartment Fuse Block The ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...Mounted Stoplamp, Back‐up Lamp Display Daytime Running Lamps 1 Daytime Running Lamps 2 Engine Control Module (ECM), Ignition ECM, Transmission Control Module (TCM) Fuses ...FOG LAMPS FUEL/PUMP HDLP MDL HORN HTD MIR INJ 1 INJ 2 INT LIGHTS Usage 10-39 Air Conditioning A/C CMPRSR Compressor ABS MTR 1 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    10-40 Fuses INT LTS/ PNL DIM Vehicle Care Usage Interior Lamps, Instrument Panel Dimmer Driver Side High‐Beam Headlamp Driver Side Low‐Beam Headlamp Driver Side Parking Lamp Left Spot Driver Side Turn Signal Lamp OnStar ® Fuses RT LO BEAM RT PARK RT SPOT RT T/SIG RVC SEN STRG WHL STRTR TRANS...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... features shown. PWR/SEAT Usage Airbags Amplifier Auxiliary Outlets Canister Door Locks Heated Seats Power Mirrors Power Seats Retained Accessory ... RAP S/ROOF TRUNK TRUNK XM The fuse block is on the passenger side of the vehicle in the carpet molding. Remove the fuse block door to access the fuses.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... Every new GM vehicle has high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. See the warranty manual for information regarding the tire warranty and where to get service. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer. WARNING (...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... and a compact spare tire sidewall. and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration ...have the date of manufacture. (E) Tire Ply Material : The type of cord and number of plies in the sidewall ...and numbers used to define a particular tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. (E) Tire Inflation: The temporary use tire or compact ...Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. Compact Spare Tire Example (A) Tire Ply Material: The type of cord and...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ..., height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character... Code: A letter code is used to indicate the type of ply construction in the tire. The letter R means... means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set by the U.S. Tire and Rim Association...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...weight of a motor vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil, and coolant, but without passengers and cargo. (E) Rim Diameter : Diameter of the wheel in inches. (F) Service Description: These characters represent the load ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...vehicle. Kilopascal (kPa): The metric unit for air pressure. Light Truck (LT‐Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load Index: An...accessory weight, vehicle capacity weight, and production options weight. Normal Occupant Weight: The number of ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    .... Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles. Recommended Inflation Pressure: Vehicle manufacturer...beads are laid at 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... pressure to operate effectively. Notice: Neither tire underinflation nor overinflation is good. Underinflated tires, or tires that do not have enough air, can result ... pressure, shown on the label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support the vehicle's maximum load carrying capacity.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    10-50 Vehicle Care How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type gauge to check tire pressure. You cannot tell if the... driven no more than 1.6 km (1 mi). Remove the valve cap from the tire valve stem. ... valve. Re‐check the tire pressure with the tire gauge. Be sure to put the valve caps back on...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... (TPMS) uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure levels. The TPMS sensors monitor ... tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure ... telltale illuminates, you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...the TPMS illuminates the low tire pressure warning light located on the instrument cluster. If the warning light comes on, stop as soon as possible and inflate the tires to the recommended pressure shown on... Center (DIC). The low tire pressure warning light and the DIC warning message come on...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... included in the vehicle. 10-53 TPMS Malfunction Light and Message The TPMS will not function properly ... detects a malfunction, the low tire pressure warning light flashes for about one minute and then stays... malfunction light and DIC warning message come on at each ignition cycle until the problem ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...not completed successfully after rotating the tires. The malfunction light and the DIC message should go off ...or more TPMS sensors are missing or damaged. The malfunction light and the DIC message should go off ... condition. See your dealer for service if the TPMS malfunction light and DIC message come...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...longer, the matching process stops and must be restarted. The TPMS sensor matching process is: 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN with the engine off. 3. Press the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter's Q and " buttons at the same time for approximately five seconds. The horn...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... 12 000 km (7,500 mi). See Scheduled Maintenance on page 11‑2. The purpose of a regular tire rotation is ... you notice unusual wear, rotate the tires as soon as possible and check wheel alignment. Also check for damaged tires or wheels. The indicators at three or more places around the tire can be ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    .... The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When changing a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where the wheel ... loading, and road conditions affect the wear rate of the tires. Lightly coat the center of the wheel hub with wheel bearing grease after a wheel change or tire rotation to ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ...result in vibrations while driving. When storing a vehicle for at least a month, remove the tires or raise the vehicle to reduce the weight from the tires....Multiple conditions including temperatures, loading conditions, and inflation pressure maintenance affect how fast aging takes place. Tires will ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...a crash. Using tires of different sizes, brands, or types may also cause damage to the vehicle. Be...{ WARNING Tires could explode during improper service. Attempting to mount or dismount a tire could cause ...or death. Only your dealer or authorized tire service center should mount or dismount the tires.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...60 Vehicle Care { WARNING Using bias-ply tires on the vehicle may cause the wheel rim flanges to develop cracks after many miles of driving. A tire and/or...sure they are the same size, load range, speed rating, and construction type (radial and bias‐belted tires) as the vehicle's original tires. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... tires, space-saver, or temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 cm), or to ...-production tires. 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 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... failure. The grade C corresponds to a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Safety Standard No. 109...., and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... bolts, and wheel nuts for replacement. Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance, and tire or tire chain clearance to the body ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...it for use on the vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to the vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or remove the device if it is contacting the vehicle, and do not...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... If a jack is provided with the vehicle, it is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything ... If a jack is provided with the vehicle, only use it for changing a flat tire. If a tire goes ...flat. Have your dealer or an authorized tire service center repair or replace the flat tire ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    .... 2. Put an automatic transmission shift lever in P (Park), or shift a manual transmission to 1 (First) or R (Reverse). 3. Turn off the engine and do ... flat tire (B), use the following example as a guide to assist in the placement of wheel blocks (A). Tire Changing Removing the Spare Tire and Tools ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...nut holding the jack counterclockwise and remove it. Then remove the jack and wrench. The tools you will need to change a tire include the jack (A), extension and protection guide (B), and wheel wrench (C). To remove the plastic covers and wheel nut caps, loosen the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... cover, use the following procedure to remove the flat tire and install the spare tire. 1. Do a safety check before proceeding. See If a Tire Goes Flat on page ...once on each wheel nut to loosen it. Do not remove them yet. 3. For all wheel types, find the jacking location using the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... a jack is provided with the vehicle, it is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything ... or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. { WARNING Raising the vehicle... the ground to install the compact spare tire. 6. Remove all wheel nuts and the flat...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... If a Tire Goes Flat on page 10‑65. 7. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces, and spare wheel. .... Tighten each nut clockwise by hand until the wheel is held against the hub. { WARNING Never use oil or grease on bolts or nuts because the nuts might come loose. The vehicle...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    Vehicle Care WARNING (Continued) to the proper torque specification after replacing. Follow the torque specification supplied by the aftermarket manufacturer when using accessory locking wheel nuts. See Capacities and Specifications on page 12‑2 for original equipment wheel nut torque ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...valve stem facing down and the protector/guide placed through a wheel bolt hole and threaded onto the bolt screw. 3. Remove the protector and attach the retainer securely 4. ...See Compact Spare Tire on page 10‑74. Use this as a guide for storing the compact spare tire and tools. Storing...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... Tire D. Wing Nut E. Jack F. Wheel Wrench G. Extension Protector H. Foam Holder I. Bolt Screw A. Retainer B. Full-Size Flat Tire C. Protective Guide D. Extension Bolt Screw E. Wing Nut F. Jack G. Wheel Wrench H. Foam Holder I. Bolt Screw 10-73 Full-Size Flat Tire
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...-size tire as soon as you can. The spare will last longer and be in good shape in case you need it again. Notice: When the compact spare is installed, do not take the vehicle through an automatic car wash with guide rails. The compact spare can get caught on the rails which ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...Notice: Ignoring these steps could result in costly damage to the vehicle that would not be covered ... procedure. Put an automatic transmission in P (Park) or a manual transmission in N (Neutral) before setting the parking ... that can burn you. They contain gas that can explode or ignite. They contain ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... jump starting terminal for that purpose. The remote positive (+) terminal is located in the engine compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle, on the underhood fuse block....it could save the radio! To uncover the remote positive (+) terminal, remove the fuse block cover. You should always use ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... that first. If you do not, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid that... cause sparks. { WARNING Using an open flame near a battery can cause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt doing .... Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... battery is much less. 10. Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that ... or other metal. Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (−) Terminal B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal and ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... be taken with vehicles that have low ground clearance and/or special equipment. Always flatbed on a car carrier. Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if the disabled vehicle must be towed. See Roadside Assistance Program on page 13ମ.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... more information. Use the following procedure to dolly tow the vehicle from the front: 1. Attach the dolly to the tow vehicle following the dolly manufacturer's instructions. 2. Drive the front wheels onto the dolly. 3. Shift the transmission to P (Park). 4. Firmly set the parking brake. . . .
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    .... 6. Secure the vehicle to the dolly following the manufacturer's instructions. 7. Release the parking brake only after ... that can damage the emblems or nameplates on the vehicle. Check the cleaning product label. If it states ... wash the vehicle in direct sunlight. Use a car washing soap. Do not use ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps ... salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird ... and water spotting. High pressure car washes may cause water to enter ... psi) can result in damage or removal of paint and decals. Finish Care Occasional ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ...clean towel. A wax may then be applied. Notice: Using chrome polish on aluminum wheels could damage the wheels. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Use chrome polish on chrome wheels only. Extreme dusty conditions Sand and salt Heat and sun Snow and ice, without proper removal
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ...aluminum wheels. Notice: Driving the vehicle through an automatic car wash that has silicone carbide tire cleaning ...has aluminum or chrome-plated wheels through an automatic car wash that uses silicone carbide tire cleaning... shop. Chemicals used for ice and snow removal and dust control can collect on...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... loosened before being flushed. Your dealer or an underbody car washing system can do this. 10-85...job causes this, we will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout ... be loosened before being flushed. Your dealer or an underbody car washing system can do ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning the interior, maintain adequate ventilation by opening the doors and windows. Do ... cleaners, about 20 drops per 3.78 L (1 gal) of water is a good guide. Do not heavily saturate the upholstery while ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... Use a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush attachment to remove dust and loose dirt. A canister vacuum ...and carpeted floor mats. For soils, always try to remove them first with plain water or club soda.... clean white cloth with water or club soda. 2. Remove excess moisture. 3. Start on the outside edge of...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... use heat, steam, spot lifters or spot removers, or shoe polish on leather. Many commercial leather ... preserve and protect leather may permanently change the appearance and feel of the leather and are... protect soft plastic surfaces may permanently change the appearance and feel of the interior and are...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... may cause damage to plastics and painted surfaces. Follow the manufacturer's instructions when using air fresheners in the vehicle. If air freshener comes in ... not fit properly and may interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal. Always check that the floor mats do not interfere with the pedals.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...on top of another. . . . The driver side floor mat is held in place by one hook-type retainer. 1. Pull up on the rear of the mat to remove it from the hooks. 2. Reinstall the floor mat by lining up the openings on the floor mat over the hooks and...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... by the vehicle warranty. As the vehicle owner, you are responsible for the scheduled maintenance in this section. We recommend... perform these services. Proper vehicle maintenance helps to keep the vehicle in good working... might need more frequent checks and services. Please read the information under...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... Change Engine Oil Soon Message Displays Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 10‑7. An Emission Control Service. When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON ... for vehicle service for more than a year. The engine oil and filter must be changed at least once a year and ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... 5 000 km/3,000 miles since the last service. Reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed. See Engine Oil Life System on page ...A leak in any system must be repaired and the fluid level checked. Engine air cleaner filter inspection. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    .... Hood/Decklid/Liftgate/Liftglass Support Gas Strut Service: Visually inspect gas strut, if equipped, for... of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the gas strut. Contact your dealer if service is ... on page 10‑56. Engine oil level check. See Engine Oil on page 10‑7. Engine ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    Service and Maintenance First Engine Oil Change After Every 40 000 km/25,000 Miles ...See Automatic Transmission Fluid on page 10‑12. . First Engine Oil Change After Every 160 000 km/100,000 ... on page 10‑17. An Emission Control Service. . First Engine Oil Change After Every 240 000 km/150,...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... dexos certification mark. Look for and use only an engine oil that displays the dexos certification mark of the proper viscosity grade. See Engine Oil on page 10‑7. 50/50 mixture of clean...GM Part No. 89021184, in Canada 89021186). Engine Oil Engine Coolant Hydraulic Brake System Windshield ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    Service and Maintenance Usage Automatic Transmission Key Lock Cylinders Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl Hood and Door Hinges Weatherstrip Conditioning ® 11-7 Fluid/Lubricant DEXRON ‐VI Automatic Transmission Fluid. Multi-Purpose Lubricant, ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ..., or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Maintenance Replacement Parts Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter 3.5L and 3.9L V6 Flexible...Fuel Engines Passenger Compartment Air Filter Spark Plugs 3.5L and 3.9L V6 Flexible Fuel Engines Wiper Blades Driver ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer Reading Serviced By...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    11-10 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont.) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont.) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed 11-11
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    11-12 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Record (cont.) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Services Performed
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... Capacities and Specifications ...12-2 Engine Drive Belt Routing ...12-3 Service Parts Identification ... Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Model designation. Paint information. Production options and special ...and Service Parts labels and certificates of title and registration. . . Do not remove ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... Including Reservoir 3.5L and 3.9L V6 FlexFuel Engines Engine Oil with Filter 3.5L and 3.9L V6 FlexFuel Engines Fuel Tank Wheel Nut Torque All capacities are .... When adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling.
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Technical Data Engine Specifications Engine 3.5L FlexFuel V6 3.9L FlexFuel V6 VIN Code K M Transmission Automatic Automatic Spark Plug Gap 1.01 mm (0.040 in) 1.01 mm (0.040 in) 12-3 Engine Drive Belt Routing 3.5L V6 and 3.9L V6 Engines
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    12-4 Technical Data 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... Text Telephone (TTY) Users ...13-4 Online Owner Center ...13-5 GM Mobility Reimbursement ......13-9 Collision Damage Repair ...13-10 Service Publications Ordering Information ...13-13 ... been reviewed with the sales, service, or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or the general manager....
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... is why we suggest following Step One first. STEP THREE - U.S. Owners: Both General Motors and the dealer are committed to making sure ... age, mileage, and other factors. General Motors reserves the right to change eligibility limitations and/or discontinue its participation in this program. STEP ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    Customer Information STEP THREE - Canadian Owners: In the event that you do not feel your concerns have been addressed .... General Motors of Canada Limited has committed to binding arbitration of owner disputes involving factory-related vehicle service claims. The program provides for the review of ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    13-4 Customer Information Overseas Please contact the local General Motors Business Unit. From Puerto Rico: 1-800-496-9992 (English) 1-800-496-9993 (Spanish) From U.S. Virgin Islands: 1-800-496-9994 Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users To assist customers who are deaf, hard of ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...: Manage your profile and use tools and forms with greater ease. . FAQ Contact Us . Digital owner manual, warranty information, and more. Storage for online service and maintenance records. Chevrolet dealer locator for service nationwide. Exclusive ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... . Roadside Assistance Program This program is available to qualified applicants for cost reimbursement of eligible aftermarket adaptive equipment required for the...the vehicle. Odometer reading, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and delivery date of the vehicle. Description of the problem. . . ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... of Canada Limited reserve the right to limit services or payment to an owner or driver if they decide the claims are made too often, or the same type of claim ...The spare tire, if equipped, must be in good condition and properly inflated. It is the owner's responsibility for the repair or ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...Assistance. Mechanical failures may be covered, however any cost for parts and labor for repairs not covered by the warranty are the owner responsibility. Scheduling Service Appointments When the vehicle requires warranty service, contact the dealer and request...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...offer Courtesy Transportation, a customer support program for vehicles with the Bumper-to-Bumper (Base Warranty Coverage .... A separate booklet entitled "Warranty and Owner Assistance Information" furnished with each new... one‐way or round‐trip shuttle service within reasonable time and distance...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    13-10 Customer Information Additional Program Information All program options, such as shuttle service, may not be available at every ... warranty repair. Rental reimbursement will be limited and must be supported by original receipts. This requires that you sign and complete a ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... original equipment parts may also be used for repair. These parts are typically removed from vehicles that were total losses in prior crashes. In most cases, ... result, these parts may fit poorly, exhibit premature durability/corrosion problems, and may not perform properly in subsequent collisions. ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ..., and telephone number. Driver license number. Owner name, address, and telephone number. Vehicle ... If there has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene of a ... only if its position puts you in danger, or you are instructed to move it by a police officer. Give only the ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... operational information about the vehicle. The Owner Manual includes the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner Manual, and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $35.00... shipping fees. Without Portfolio: Owner Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $25.00 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...14 Customer Information Current and Past Models Technical Service Bulletins and Manuals are available for current and past model GM vehicles. ORDER TOLL FREE... ample time for delivery. All listed prices are quoted in U.S. funds. Make checks payable in U.S. funds. Reporting Safety ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... For example, the vehicle uses computer modules to monitor and control engine and transmission performance, to monitor the conditions for airbag deployment and deploy ... vehicle. These modules may store data to help the dealer technician service the vehicle. Some modules may also store data about how ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ...will not access this data or share it with others except: with the consent of the vehicle owner or, if the vehicle is leased, with the consent of the lessee; in response to an... shown and the data is not tied to a specific vehicle or vehicle owner. Event Data Recorders This vehicle has an Event Data ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... in connection with conveniences such as key fobs for remote door locking/unlocking and starting, and in-vehicle transmitters for garage door openers. RFID technology in GM vehicles does not use or record personal information or link with any other GM ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    13-18 Customer Information 2 NOTES
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Equipment ...9-48 Adjustments Lumbar, Front Seats ...3-4 Air Cleaner/Filter, Engine ...10-15 Air Filter, Passenger Compartment ...8-5 Air Vents ...8-5 Airbag System Check ...3-41 How ... ...5-16 Readiness Light ...5-15 Servicing Airbag-Equipped Vehicles ...3-40 System Check ...3-26 Alarm ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...-3 Warning ...10-3 Canadian Vehicle Owners ...iii Capacities and Specifications ...12-2 Carbon Monoxide Engine Exhaust ...9-24 Trunk ...2-10... Chains, Tire ...10-64 Charging System Light ...5-17 Check Engine Light ...5-17 Ignition Transmission Lock ...10-30 Child Restraints Infants and Young Children ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... ...10-17 Engine Temperature Gauge ...5-13 Engine Temperature Warning Light ...5-23 Cooling System ...10-16 Engine Messages ...5-... Driving ...9-2 Delayed Entry Lighting ...6-7 Delayed Exit Lighting ...6-7 Delayed Locking ...2-8 Devices, Auxiliary ...7-21 Dome Lamps ...6-6 Door Ajar Messages ...5-31 ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... ...10-37 Electronic Stability Control ...9-31 Electronic Stability Control Indicator Light ...5-21 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...10-15 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...5-17 Compartment Overview ...10-6 Coolant ...10-17 Coolant ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ...-38 Fuses and Circuit Breakers ...10-38 Instrument Panel Fuse Block ...10-41 i-5 G Garage Door Opener ...5-45 Programming ...5-45 Gasoline Specifications ...9-36 Gauges Engine Coolant Temperature ...5-13 Fuel ...5-12 Odometer ...5-12 Speedometer ...5-...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    i-6 INDEX High-Beam On Light ...5-25 Highway Hypnosis ...9-8 Hill and Mountain Roads ...and Tethers for Children ...3-51 Lighter, Cigarette ...5-9 Lighting Delayed Entry ...6-7 Delayed Exit ...6-7 Entry ...Engine Coolant Temperature Warning ...5-23 Engine Oil Pressure ...5-24 Flash-to-Pass ...6-3 Front ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... ...5-30 Brake System ...5-31 Door Ajar ...5-31 Engine Cooling System ...5-32 Engine Oil ...5-33 Engine Power ...5-33 Fuel System ...5-34 Key and ... Mirrors Automatic Dimming Rearview ...2-15 Convex ...2-14 Heated ...2-15 Manual Rearview ...2-15 Power ...2-14 Monitor System, Tire ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... O Odometer ...5-12 Off-Road Recovery ...9-5 Oil Engine ...10-7 Engine Oil Life System ...10-11 Messages ...5-33 Pressure Light ...5-24 Older Children, Restraints ...3-42 Online Owner Center ...13-5 OnStar® System ...1-21 Operation, Infotainment ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ...and Lubricants ...11-6 Recommended Fuel ...9-35 Records Maintenance ...11-9 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...10-79......10-37 Replacement Parts Airbags ...3-42 Maintenance ...11-8 Replacing Airbag System ...3-42 ...-15 U.S. Government ...13-14 Safety Locks ...2-9 Safety System Check ...3-25 Satellite Radio ...
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ... Seatbacks ...3-5 Securing Child Restraints ...3-57, 3-59 Security Light ...5-25 Vehicle ...2-11 Service Accessories and Modifications ...10-3 Doing Your Own Work ...10-4 Engine Soon Light ...5-17 Maintenance Records ...11-9 Maintenance, General Information ......
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ...-52 Inspection ...10-56 Messages ...5-37 Pressure Light ...5-23 Pressure Monitor System ...10-51 ... System (TCS) ...9-29 Control System Warning Light ...5-22 Trailer Towing ...9-45 Transmission Automatic ...-61 Universal Remote System ...5-45 Operation ...5-51 Programming ...5-45 Using this Manual ...iv
  • 2011 Chevrolet Impala | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    i-12 INDEX V Vehicle Canadian Owners ...iii Control ...9-3 Identification Number (VIN) ...12-1 ... Tire Pressure ...10-49 Vehicle Identification Service Parts Identification Label ...12-1 Ventilation, ... Visors ...2-17 W Warning Brake System Light ...5-20 Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators ...5-10...



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