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  • Brand: Chevrolet
  • Product: Car
  • Model/name: Impala (2018)
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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Impala Owner’s Manual
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Operating, servicing and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-road vehicle can expose
you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead,
which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other
reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing dust, do not idle engine
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Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Keys, Doors, and Windows . . . . . 27
Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Instruments and Controls . . . . . . 103
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . 146
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . . 156
Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212
Service and Maintenance . . . . . 290
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302
Customer Information . . . . . . . . . 305
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . 315
OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330
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2 Introduction
Introduction
The names, logos, emblems,
slogans, vehicle model names, and
vehicle body designs appearing in
this manual including, but not limited
to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET,
the CHEVROLET Emblem, IMPALA,
and the IMPALA Emblem are
trademarks and/or service marks of
General Motors LLC, its
subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors.
For vehicles first sold in Canada,
substitute the name "General
Motors of Canada Company" for
Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it
appears in this manual.
This manual describes features that
may or may not be on the vehicle
because of optional equipment that
was not purchased on the vehicle,
model variants, country
specifications, features/applications
that may not be available in your
region, or changes subsequent to
the printing of this owner’s manual.
Refer to the purchase
documentation relating to your
specific vehicle to confirm the
features.
Keep this manual in the vehicle for
quick reference.
Canadian Vehicle Owners
A French language manual can be
obtained from your dealer, at
www.helminc.com, or from:
Propriétaires Canadiens
On peut obtenir un exemplaire de
ce guide en français auprès du
concessionnaire ou à l'adresse
suivante:
Helm, Incorporated
Attention: Customer Service
47911 Halyard Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170
USA
Using this Manual
To quickly locate information about
the vehicle, use the Index in the
back of the manual. It is an
alphabetical list of what is in the
manual and the page number where
it can be found.
Danger, Warning, and
Caution
Warning messages found on vehicle
labels and in this manual describe
hazards and what to do to avoid or
reduce them.
Litho in U.S.A.
Part No. 23401256 A First Printing ©
2017 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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{ Danger
Danger indicates a hazard with a
high level of risk which will result
in serious injury or death.
{ Warning
Warning indicates a hazard that
could result in injury or death.
Caution
Caution indicates a hazard that
could result in property or vehicle
damage.
A circle with a slash through it is a
safety symbol which means “Do
Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let
this happen.”
Symbols
The vehicle has components and
labels that use symbols instead of
text. Symbols are shown along with
the text describing the operation or
information relating to a specific
component, control, message,
gauge, or indicator.
M : Shown when the owner’s
manual has additional instructions
or information.
* : Shown when the service
manual has additional instructions
or information.
0 : Shown when there is more
information on another page —
“see page.”
Vehicle Symbol Chart
Here are some additional symbols
that may be found on the vehicle
and what they mean. See the
features in this manual for
information.
9 : Airbag Readiness Light
# : Air Conditioning
! : Antilock Brake System (ABS)
$ : Brake System Warning Light
" : Charging System
I : Cruise Control
` : Do Not Puncture
^ : Do Not Service
B : Engine Coolant Temperature
O : Exterior Lamps
_ : Flame/Fire Prohibited
. : Fuel Gauge
+ : Fuses
3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam
Changer
j : LATCH System Child Restraints
* : Malfunction Indicator Lamp
: : Oil Pressure
O : Power
/ : Remote Vehicle Start
> : Seat Belt Reminders
7 : Tire Pressure Monitor
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4 Introduction
d : Traction Control/StabiliTrak
a : Under Pressure
M : Windshield Washer Fluid
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In Brief 5
In Brief
Instrument Panel
Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Initial Drive Information
Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . . . 8
Stop/Start System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Memory Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Second Row Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Heated and Ventilated Seats . . . 13
Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 13
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Passenger Sensing System . . . 14
Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . 15
Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . . 17
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Vehicle Features
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . . 20
Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Driver Information
Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Forward Automatic
Braking (FAB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Lane Departure
Warning (LDW) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Lane Change Alert (LCA) . . . . . . 21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC) . . . . 22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Parking Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Universal Remote System . . . . . 22
Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Performance and Maintenance
Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 24
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
E85 or FlexFuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . . . 25
Driving for Better Fuel
Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Roadside Assistance
Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
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6 In Brief
Instrument Panel
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1. Instrument Panel Illumination
Control 0 142.
2. Air Vents 0 154.
3. Trunk Release. See Trunk
0 40.
Parking Assist Button. See
Assistance Systems for
Parking or Backing 0 192
(If Equipped).
Lane Departure Warning
(LDW) Button. See Lane
Departure Warning (LDW)
0 200.
4. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn
and Lane-Change Signals
0 142.
5. Instrument Cluster 0 110.
Driver Information Center (DIC)
0 125.
6. Windshield Wiper/Washer
0 105.
7. Hazard Warning Flashers
0 141.
8. Light Sensor. See Automatic
Headlamp System 0 141.
9. Storage Area with USB Port
Inside (If Equipped). See
Instrument Panel Storage 0 99
and for the USB Port, see
Infotainment 0 146.
10. Infotainment 0 146.
11. Climate Control Systems
0 147.
Dual Automatic Climate Control
System 0 150.
12. Storage Area with Accessory
Power Outlet Inside.
See Center Console Storage
0 100 and Power Outlets
0 106.
13. Heated and Ventilated Front
Seats 0 59 (If Equipped).
14. Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 180.
15. Shift Lever. See Automatic
Transmission 0 175.
16. Ignition Positions 0 167.
17. Steering Wheel Controls 0 104.
Driver Information Center
Buttons. See Driver Information
Center (DIC) 0 125.
18. Steering Wheel Controls 0 104
(Out of View).
19. Horn 0 104.
20. Steering Wheel Adjustment
0 104.
21. Cruise Control 0 182 (If
Equipped).
Adaptive Cruise Control 0 184
(If Equipped).
Heated Steering Wheel 0 104
(If Equipped).
Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System 0 194 (If Equipped).
22. Instrument Panel Storage 0 99
(If Equipped).
Fuse Cover. See Instrument
Panel Fuse Block 0 245.
23. Hood Release. See Hood
0 215.
24. Data Link Connector (Out of
View). See Malfunction
Indicator Lamp (Check Engine
Light) 0 118.
25. Electric Parking Brake 0 178.
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8 In Brief
Initial Drive
Information
This section provides a brief
overview about some of the
important features that may or 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’s manual.
Stop/Start System
The vehicle may have a fuel saving
stop/start system to shut off the
engine and help conserve fuel.
When the brakes are applied and
the vehicle is at a complete stop,
the engine may turn off. When the
brake pedal is released or the
accelerator pedal is pushed, the
engine will restart. The engine may
restart even while the brake is
applied. See Starting the Engine
0 169.
Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System
The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter may work up to 60 m
(197 ft) away from the vehicle.
RKE with Remote Start Shown,
without Similar
Press the button to extend the key.
The key can be used for all locks.
K : Press to unlock the driver door
or all doors.
Q : Press to lock all doors.
Lock and unlock feedback can be
personalized. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
Y : Press and hold to release the
trunk.
7 : Press and release one time to
initiate vehicle locator. Press and
hold for at least three seconds to
sound the panic alarm. Press again
to cancel the panic alarm.
See Keys 0 27 and Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 29.
Remote Vehicle Start
If equipped, the engine can be
started from outside of the vehicle.
Starting the Vehicle
1. Press and release Q on the
RKE transmitter.
2. Immediately press and hold /
for at least four seconds or until
the turn signal lamps flash.
Start the vehicle normally after
entering.
When the vehicle starts, the parking
lamps will turn on.
Remote start can be extended.
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In Brief 9
Canceling a Remote Start
To cancel a remote start, do one of
the following:
. Press and hold / until the
parking lamps turn off.
. Turn on the hazard warning
flashers.
. Turn the vehicle on and then off.
See Remote Vehicle Start 0 34.
Door Locks
Keyless Access
Use the Keyless Access system to
lock and unlock the door. When the
doors are locked and the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is
within 1 m (3 ft) of the driver door
handle, press the lock/unlock
button. When unlocking from the
driver door, the first press unlocks
that door; press again within
five seconds to unlock all passenger
doors. See Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation 0 29.
Key Cylinder Access
Use the key in the driver door. The
key cylinder is covered by a cap.
See Door Locks 0 36.
Inside the Vehicle
Push down on the door lock knob to
lock that door. Pull once on the door
handle to unlock the door and again
to open the door. Press the power
door lock switch to lock or unlock all
doors.
See Door Locks 0 36 and Power
Door Locks 0 38.
Power Door Locks
K : Press to unlock.
Q : Press to lock.
See Power Door Locks 0 38.
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Trunk
To open the trunk:
. Press | with the transmission
in (P) Park.
. Press and hold Y on the RKE
transmitter.
. If equipped, press the touch pad
on the underside of the trunk lid
after unlocking all doors.
The RKE transmitter must be within
1 m (3 ft) of the trunk. Press the
touch pad on the underside of the
trunk lid and lift to open. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 29.
When closing the trunk, use the
pull cup.
See Trunk 0 40.
Windows
Power windows work when the
ignition is on, in ACC/ACCESSORY,
or when Retained Accessory Power
(RAP) is active. See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 171.
Using the window switch, press to
open or pull to close the window.
The windows may be temporarily
disabled if they are used repeatedly
within a short time.
Seat Adjustment
Manual Front Seats
To adjust a manual seat:
1. Pull the handle at the front of
the seat.
2. Slide the seat to the desired
position and release the
handle.
3. Try to move the seat back and
forth to be sure it is locked in
place.
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Seat Height Adjuster
Press and hold the top or bottom of
the switch to raise or lower the seat.
Release the switch when the
desired height is reached.
See Seat Adjustment 0 54.
Power Seats
To adjust the seat:
. Move the seat forward or
rearward by sliding the control
forward or rearward.
. Raise or lower the front part of
the seat cushion by moving the
front of the control up or down.
. Raise or lower the seat by
moving the rear of the control up
or down.
See Power Seat Adjustment 0 55.
Lumbar Adjustment
Lumbar with Power Recline
Shown, Manual Recline Similar
To adjust the lumbar support,
if equipped:
. Press and hold the control
forward to increase or rearward
to decrease lumbar support.
. If equipped with manual recline,
press and hold the top of the
control to increase or the bottom
of the control to decrease
lumbar support.
See Lumbar Adjustment 0 55.
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12 In Brief
Reclining Seatbacks
Manual Reclining Seatbacks
To recline a manual seatback:
1. Lift the lever.
2. Move the seatback to the
desired position, and then
release the lever to lock the
seatback in place.
3. Push and pull on the seatback
to make sure it is locked.
To return the seatback to the upright
position:
1. Lift the lever fully without
applying pressure to the
seatback, and the seatback will
return to the upright position.
2. Push and pull on the seatback
to make sure it is locked.
Power Reclining Seatbacks
To adjust a power seatback,
if equipped:
. Tilt the top of the control
rearward to recline.
. Tilt the top of the control forward
to raise.
See Reclining Seatbacks 0 55.
Memory Features
If equipped, memory seats allow two
drivers to store and recall their
unique seat positions for driving the
vehicle, and a shared exit position
for getting out of the vehicle. Other
feature positions may also be set,
such as power mirrors and power
steering wheel, if equipped. Memory
positions are linked to RKE
transmitter 1 or 2 for automatic
memory recalls.
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Before storing, adjust all available
memory feature positions. Turn the
ignition on and then press and
release SET; a beep will sound.
Then immediately press and hold 1,
2, or B (Exit) on the driver door
until two beeps sound. To manually
recall these positions, press and
hold 1, 2, or B until the saved
position is reached.
When Auto Memory Recall is
enabled in the personalization
menu, positions previously stored to
memory buttons 1 and 2 are
recalled when the ignition is
changed from off to on or ACC/
ACCESSORY.
When Easy Exit Options is enabled
in the personalization menu, the
feature automatically recalls the
previously stored exit position when
exiting the vehicle. See Memory
Seats 0 57.
Second Row Seats
The rear seatbacks can be folded
down to increase cargo space.
See Rear Seats 0 61.
Heated and Ventilated
Seats
Heated and Ventilated Seat
Buttons Shown, Heated Seat
Buttons Similar
If available, the buttons are on the
center console. To operate, the
ignition must be on.
I : If available, press to heat the
driver or passenger seatback only.
J : Press to heat the driver or
passenger seat cushion and
seatback.
C : If available, press to ventilate
the driver or passenger seat.
A ventilated seat has a fan that pulls
or pushes air through the seat. The
air is not cooled.
An indicator light on the button turns
on when the heated or ventilated
seat is on.
See Heated and Ventilated Front
Seats 0 59.
Head 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.
See Head Restraints 0 51 and Seat
Adjustment 0 54.
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Seat Belts
Refer to the following sections for
important information on how to use
seat belts properly:
. Seat Belts 0 62.
. How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
0 63.
. Lap-Shoulder Belt 0 64.
. Lower Anchors and Tethers for
Children (LATCH System) 0 87.
Passenger Sensing
System
United States
Canada
The passenger sensing system will
turn off the front outboard
passenger frontal airbag and knee
airbag under certain conditions. No
other airbag is affected by the
passenger sensing system. See
Passenger Sensing System 0 74.
The passenger airbag status
indicator lights on the overhead
console when the vehicle is started.
See Passenger Airbag Status
Indicator 0 116.
Mirror Adjustment
Exterior Mirrors
1. Move the selector switch to L
(Left) or R (Right) to choose
the driver or passenger mirror.
2. Press one of the four arrows to
move the mirror.
3. Move the selector switch to )
to deselect the mirror.
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The vehicle has manual folding
mirrors. See Folding Mirrors 0 45.
Interior Mirrors
Adjustment
Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear
view of the area behind the vehicle.
Manual Rearview Mirror
For vehicles with a manual rearview
mirror, push the tab forward for
daytime use and pull it for nighttime
use to avoid glare from the
headlamps from behind. See
Manual Rearview Mirror 0 46.
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Mirror
For vehicles with an automatic
dimming rearview mirror, the mirror
will automatically reduce the glare
from the headlamps from behind.
The dimming feature comes on
when the vehicle is started. See
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
0 46.
Steering Wheel
Adjustment
To adjust the steering wheel:
1. Pull the lever down.
2. Move the steering wheel up
or down.
3. Pull or push the steering wheel
closer or away from you.
4. Pull the lever up to lock the
steering wheel in place.
Power Tilt and Telescoping
Steering Wheel
If equipped, press the control to
move the steering wheel up and
down or forward and rearward.
Do not adjust the steering wheel
while driving.
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Interior Lighting
Dome Lamps
The interior lamps control in the
overhead console controls both the
front and rear interior lamps.
To change the dome lamp settings,
press the following:
OFF : Turns the lamp off, even
when a door is open.
DOOR : The lamp comes on
automatically when a door is
opened.
ON : Turns the lamp on.
Reading Lamps
Front Reading Lamps
Rear Reading Lamps
There are front and rear reading
lamps in the overhead console and
the headliner.
# or $ : Press the button near
each lamp to turn it on or off.
For more information on interior
lighting, see Instrument Panel
Illumination Control 0 142.
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Exterior Lighting
The exterior lamp control is on the
turn signal lever.
There are four positions.
O : Turns off the exterior lamps.
The knob returns to the AUTO
position after it is released. Turn to
O again to reactivate the
AUTO mode.
AUTO : Automatically turns the
exterior lamps on and off,
depending on outside lighting.
; : Turns on the parking lamps
including all lamps, except the
headlamps.
2 : Turns on the headlamps
together with the parking lamps and
instrument panel lights.
See Exterior Lamp Controls 0 139.
Windshield Wiper/Washer
The windshield wiper/washer lever
is on the right side of the steering
column. With the ignition in on or in
ACC/ACCESSORY, move the
windshield wiper lever to select the
wiper speed.
HI : Use for fast wipes.
LO : Use for slow wipes.
INT : Move the lever up to INT for
intermittent wipes, then turn the x
INT band up for more frequent
wipes or down for less frequent
wipes.
OFF : Use to turn the wipers off.
1X : For a single wipe, briefly move
the wiper lever down. For several
wipes, hold the wiper lever down.
n L : Pull the windshield wiper
lever toward you to spray windshield
washer fluid and activate the wipers.
See Windshield Wiper/Washer
0 105.
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Climate Controls
The heating, cooling, and ventilation for the vehicle can be controlled with
these systems.
Climate Control System
1. Fan Control
2. Air Conditioning or Comfort/
Eco Air Conditioning (Stop/
Start Only)
3. Air Delivery Modes
4. Defrost
5. TEMP (Temperature Control)
6. Rear Window Defogger
7. Recirculation
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Dual Automatic Climate Control System
1. Driver and Passenger
Temperature Controls
2. Air Conditioning or Comfort/
Eco Air Conditioning (Stop/
Start Only)
3. Fan Control
4. Defrost
5. SYNC
6. Rear Window Defogger
7. Air Delivery Modes
8. O (Fan On/Off)
9. Recirculation
10. AUTO (Automatic Operation)
See Climate Control Systems 0 147
or Dual Automatic Climate Control
System 0 150, if equipped.
Transmission
Driver Shift Control (DSC)
This feature allows for changing
gears similar to a manual
transmission. To use this feature,
if equipped:
1. Move the shift lever from
D (Drive) rearward to
M (Manual Mode).
2. Using the button on the top of
the shift lever, press the
+ (plus) end of the button to
upshift, or press the − (minus)
end of the button to downshift.
See Manual Mode 0 176.
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Vehicle Features
Infotainment System
See the infotainment manual for
information on the radio and
available features.
Steering Wheel Controls
The infotainment system can be
operated by using the steering
wheel controls. See "Steering
Wheel Controls" in the infotainment
manual.
Cruise Control
5 : Press to turn cruise control on
or off. A white indicator comes on in
the instrument cluster when cruise
is on.
+RES : If there is a set speed in
memory, press briefly to resume to
that speed or press and hold to
accelerate. If cruise control is
already active, use to increase
vehicle speed.
SET– : Press briefly to set the
speed and activate cruise control.
If cruise control is already active,
use to decrease vehicle speed.
* : Press to disengage cruise
control without erasing the set
speed from memory.
See Cruise Control 0 182 or
Adaptive Cruise Control 0 184
(if equipped).
Driver Information
Center (DIC)
The DIC display is in the instrument
cluster. It shows the status of many
vehicle systems.
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w or x : Press to move up or
down in a list, or on the main view
press to cycle through the different
Info app pages.
o or p : Press o to open
application menus on the left.
Press p to open interaction menus
on the right.
V : Press to select a menu item.
Press and hold to reset values on
certain screens, or on the main view
reset info pages to the original
setting.
See Instrument Cluster 0 110 and
Driver Information Center (DIC)
0 125.
Forward Collision Alert
(FCA) System
If equipped, FCA may help avoid or
reduce the harm caused by
front-end crashes. FCA provides a
green indicator, V, when a vehicle
is detected ahead. This indicator
displays amber if you follow a
vehicle much too closely. When
approaching a vehicle ahead too
quickly, FCA provides a red flashing
alert on the windshield and rapidly
beeps.
See Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System 0 194.
Forward Automatic
Braking (FAB)
If the vehicle has Adaptive Cruise
Control (ACC), it also has FAB.
When the system detects a vehicle
ahead in your path that is traveling
in the same direction that you may
be about to crash into, it can
automatically brake the vehicle. This
can help avoid or lessen the
severity of crashes when driving in a
forward gear.
See Forward Automatic Braking
(FAB) 0 196.
Lane Departure
Warning (LDW)
If equipped, LDW may help avoid
unintentional lane departures at
speeds of 56 km/h (35 mph) or
greater. LDW uses a camera sensor
to detect the lane markings. The
LDW light, @, is green if a lane
marking is detected. If the vehicle
departs the lane without using a turn
signal in that direction, the light will
change to amber and flash. In
addition, beeps will sound.
See Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
0 200.
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
If equipped, the LCA system is a
lane-changing aid that assists
drivers with avoiding lane change
crashes that occur with moving
vehicles in the side blind zone (or
spot) areas or with vehicles rapidly
approaching these areas from
behind. The LCA warning display
will light up in the corresponding
outside mirror and will flash if the
turn signal is on. The Side Blind
Zone Alert (SBZA) system is
included as part of the LCA system.
See Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
0 198 and Lane Change Alert (LCA)
0 198.
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Rear Vision
Camera (RVC)
If equipped, RVC shows a view of
the area behind the vehicle on the
infotainment display when the
vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse) to
aid with parking and low-speed
backing maneuvers.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 192.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
(RCTA) System
If equipped, the RCTA system uses
a triangle with an arrow on the
infotainment display to warn of
traffic behind your vehicle that may
cross your vehicle's path while in
R (Reverse). In addition, beeps will
sound.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 192.
Parking Assist
If equipped, Rear Parking Assist
(RPA) uses sensors on the rear
bumper to assist with parking and
avoiding objects while in
R (Reverse). It operates at speeds
less than 8 km/h (5 mph). RPA may
show a warning triangle on the
infotainment display and/or a
graphic on the instrument cluster to
provide the object distance. In
addition, multiple beeps may occur
if very close to an object.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 192.
Power Outlets
The accessory power outlets can be
used to plug in electrical equipment,
such as a cell phone or MP3 player.
The vehicle has three accessory
power outlets:
. Inside the front storage area
below the climate control system
. Inside the center console
. On the rear of the center
console
Lift the cover to access the
accessory power outlet.
See Power Outlets 0 106.
Universal Remote System
This system provides a way to
replace up to three remote control
transmitters used to activate
devices such as garage door
openers, security systems, and
home automation devices.
Read the instructions completely
before attempting to program the
Universal Remote system. Because
of the steps involved, it may be
helpful to have another person
available to assist with programming
the Universal Remote system.
See Universal Remote System
0 135.
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Sunroof
If equipped with a sunroof, the
ignition must be on or in ACC/
ACCESSORY, or in Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) to operate
the sunroof and power sunshade.
See Retained Accessory Power
(RAP) 0 171.
1. Sunroof Switch
2. Sunshade Switch
Sunroof Switch
Express-Open/Express-Close :
Fully press and release D to
express-open the sunroof. Fully
press and release g to
express-close the sunroof.
Open/Close (Manual Mode) :
Press and hold D to open the
sunroof. Release D at the desired
position to stop movement. Press
and hold g to close the sunroof.
Vent Feature : Press D to the first
detent to open the vent. Press g
to the first detent to close the vent.
The sunshade partially opens and
closes automatically during the vent
operation.
Sunshade Switch
Express-Open/Express-Close :
Fully press and release the front or
rear of Q to express-open or
express-close the sunshade. If the
sunroof is open, the sunshade will
express-close just short of the open
sunroof.
Open/Close (Manual Mode) :
Press and hold the front or rear of
Q to open or close the sunshade.
Release the switch to stop at the
desired position.
The sunroof/sunshade is equipped
with an automatic reversal system.
See Sunroof 0 48.
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Performance and
Maintenance
Traction Control/
Electronic Stability
Control
The Traction Control System (TCS)
limits wheel spin. The system turns
on automatically every time the
vehicle is started.
The StabiliTrak system assists with
directional control of the vehicle in
difficult driving conditions. The
system also turns on automatically
every time the vehicle is started.
. To turn off TCS, press and
release g on the center console.
The Traction Off light i
illuminates.
. To turn off both TCS and
StabiliTrak, press and hold g,
until the Traction Off light i and
the StabiliTrak Off light g
illuminate.
. Press and release g again to
turn on both systems.
See Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 180.
Tire Pressure Monitor
This vehicle may have a Tire
Pressure Monitor System (TPMS).
The low tire pressure warning light
alerts to a significant loss in
pressure of one of the vehicle's
tires. If the warning light comes on,
stop as soon as possible and inflate
the tires to the recommended
pressure shown on the Tire and
Loading Information label. See
Vehicle Load Limits 0 163. The
warning light will remain on until the
tire pressure is corrected.
The low tire pressure warning light
may come on in cool weather when
the vehicle is first started, and then
turn off as the vehicle is driven. This
may be an early indicator that the
tire pressures are getting low and
the tires need to be inflated to the
proper pressure.
The TPMS does not replace normal
monthly tire maintenance. Maintain
the correct tire pressures.
See Tire Pressure Monitor System
0 257.
Fuel
Regular Fuel
Use only unleaded gasoline rated
87 octane or higher in your vehicle.
Do not use gasoline with an octane
rating lower as it may result in
vehicle damage and lower fuel
economy. See Fuel 0 201.
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E85 or FlexFuel
FlexFuel Possible
Certain models are compatible with
E85 fuel. See E85 or FlexFuel
0 203.
Engine Oil Life System
The engine oil life system calculates
engine oil life based on vehicle use
and displays the CHANGE ENGINE
OIL SOON message when it is time
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. Using the DIC controls on the
right side of the steering wheel,
display REMAINING OIL LIFE
on the DIC. See Driver
Information Center (DIC) 0 125.
When remaining oil life is low,
the CHANGE ENGINE OIL
SOON message will appear on
the display.
2. Press V on the DIC controls
and hold down for a few
seconds to clear the CHANGE
ENGINE OIL SOON message
and reset the oil life at 100%.
Be careful not to reset the oil
life display accidentally at any
time other than after the oil is
changed. It cannot be reset
accurately until the next oil
change.
The oil life system can also be reset
as follows:
1. Display REMAINING OIL LIFE
on the DIC. See Driver
Information Center (DIC) 0 125.
2. Fully press and release the
accelerator pedal three times
within five seconds.
If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL
SOON message is not on, the
system is reset.
See Engine Oil Life System 0 221.
Driving for Better Fuel
Economy
Driving habits can affect fuel
mileage. Here are some driving tips
to get the best fuel economy
possible.
. Avoid fast starts and accelerate
smoothly.
. Brake gradually and avoid
abrupt stops.
. Avoid idling the engine for long
periods of time.
. When road and weather
conditions are appropriate, use
cruise control.
. Always follow posted speed
limits or drive more slowly when
conditions require.
. Keep vehicle tires properly
inflated.
. Combine several trips into a
single trip.
. Replace the vehicle's tires with
the same TPC Spec number
molded into the tire's sidewall
near the size.
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. Follow recommended scheduled
maintenance.
Roadside Assistance
Program
U.S.: 1-800-243-8872
TTY Users (U.S. Only):
1-888-889-2438
Canada: 1-800-268-6800
New Chevrolet owners are
automatically enrolled in the
Roadside Assistance Program.
See Roadside Assistance Program
0 309.
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Keys, Doors, and
Windows
Keys and Locks
Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . . 34
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Delayed Locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . . . 39
Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Doors
Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Vehicle Security
Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Vehicle Alarm System . . . . . . . . . 42
Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . . . 43
Exterior Mirrors
Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Automatic Dimming Mirror . . . . . 45
Reverse Tilt Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Interior Mirrors
Interior Rearview Mirrors . . . . . . . 46
Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . 46
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Windows
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Roof
Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Keys and Locks
Keys
{ Warning
Leaving children in a vehicle with
a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter is dangerous and
children or others could be
seriously injured or killed. They
could operate the power windows
or other controls or make the
vehicle move. The windows will
function with the RKE transmitter
in the vehicle, and children or
others could be caught in the path
of a closing window. Do not leave
children in a vehicle with an RKE
transmitter.
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The key that is part of the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter can
be used for the ignition and all
locks.
RKE with Remote Start Shown,
without Similar
Press the button on the RKE
transmitter to extend the key. Press
the button and the key blade to
retract the key.
See your dealer if a new key is
needed.
With an active OnStar subscription,
an OnStar Advisor may remotely
unlock the vehicle. See OnStar
Overview 0 319.
Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 315.
If there is a decrease in the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) operating
range:
. Check the distance. The
transmitter may be too far from
the vehicle.
. Check the location. Other
vehicles or objects may be
blocking the signal.
. Check the transmitter's battery.
See “Battery Replacement” later
in this section.
. If the transmitter is still not
working correctly, see your
dealer or a qualified technician
for service.
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Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation
The Keyless Access system allows
for vehicle entry when the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is
within 1 m (3 ft). See “Keyless
Access Operation” later in this
section.
The transmitter functions may work
up to 60 m (197 ft) away from the
vehicle.
Keep in mind that other conditions,
such as those previously stated, can
impact the performance of the
transmitter.
With Remote Start Shown
Q : Press to lock all doors.
The turn signal indicators may flash
and/or the horn may sound on the
second press to indicate locking.
See Vehicle Personalization 0 128.
If Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout is
enabled through vehicle
personalization and the driver door
is open when Q is pressed, all
doors lock and the driver door will
immediately unlock. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
If the passenger door is open when
Q is pressed, all doors lock.
Pressing Q may also arm the alarm
system. See Vehicle Alarm System
0 42.
K : Press to unlock the driver door.
Press again with five seconds to
unlock all doors. The RKE
transmitter can be programmed to
unlock all doors on the first button
press. See Vehicle Personalization
0 128.
The turn signal indicators may flash
to indicate unlocking. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
Pressing K will disarm the alarm
system. See Vehicle Alarm System
0 42.
Y : Press and hold to release the
trunk.
7 : Press and release one time to
initiate vehicle locator. The exterior
lamps flash and the horn chirps
three times.
Press and hold 7 for at least
three seconds to sound the panic
alarm. The horn sounds and the
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turn signals flash for about
30 seconds until 7 is pressed again
or the vehicle is started.
/ : If equipped, press Q and
release and then immediately press
and hold / for at least
four seconds to start the engine
from outside the vehicle using the
RKE transmitter. See Remote
Vehicle Start 0 34.
Keyless Access Operation
The Keyless Access system lets
you lock and unlock the doors and
access the trunk without removing
the RKE transmitter from your
pocket, purse, briefcase, etc. The
RKE transmitter must be within 1 m
(3 ft) of the door being unlocked.
There is a button on the outside
door handles.
Keyless Access can be
programmed to unlock all doors on
the first unlock/lock button press
from the driver door. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
If equipped with memory seats, RKE
transmitters 1 and 2 are linked to
seating positions of memory 1 or 2.
See Memory Seats 0 57.
Keyless Unlocking/Locking from
the Driver Door
When the doors are locked and the
RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft)
of the driver door handle, pressing
the lock/unlock button on the driver
door handle will unlock the driver
door. If the lock/unlock button is
pressed again within five seconds,
all passenger doors will unlock. Pull
the door handle to unlatch the door.
Driver Side Shown, Passenger
Similar
Pressing the lock/unlock button will
cause all doors to lock if any of the
following occur:
. It has been more than
five seconds since the first lock/
unlock button press.
. Two lock/unlock button presses
were used to unlock all doors.
. Any vehicle door has opened
and all doors are now closed.
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Keyless Unlocking/Locking from
Passenger Doors
When the doors are locked and the
RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft)
of the door handle, pressing the
lock/unlock button on that door
handle will unlock all doors.
Pressing the lock/unlock button will
cause all doors to lock if either of
the following occur:
. The lock/unlock button was used
to unlock all doors.
. Any vehicle door has opened
and all doors are now closed.
Passive Locking
The vehicle will lock several
seconds after all doors are closed if
the vehicle is off and at least one
transmitter has been removed or
none remain in the vehicle.
If other electronic devices interfere
with the RKE transmitter signal, the
vehicle may not detect the RKE
transmitter inside the vehicle.
If passive locking is enabled, the
doors may lock with the RKE
transmitter inside the vehicle. Do
not leave the RKE transmitter in an
unattended vehicle.
Temporarily Disable Passive
Locking Feature
Temporarily disable the locking
feature by pressing and holding K
on the door for several seconds with
a door open. Passive locking will
then remain disabled until Q is
pressed, or until the vehicle is
turned on.
To customize whether the doors
automatically lock when you exit the
vehicle, see Vehicle Personalization
0 128.
Remote Left In Vehicle Alert
When the vehicle is turned off and
an RKE transmitter is left in the
vehicle, the horn will chirp three
times after all doors are closed. To
turn on or off, see Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
Remote No Longer in Vehicle Alert
If the vehicle is on with a door open,
and then all doors are closed, the
vehicle will check for RKE
transmitters inside. If an RKE
transmitter is not detected, the
Driver Information Center (DIC) will
display NO REMOTE DETECTED
and the horn will chirp three times.
This occurs only once each time the
vehicle is driven. To turn on or off,
see Vehicle Personalization 0 128.
Keyless Trunk Opening
Press the touch pad on the
underside of the trunk lid to open
the trunk if the RKE transmitter is
within 1 m (3 ft) of the trunk.
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.
The vehicle can be reprogrammed
so that lost or stolen transmitters no
longer work. Any remaining
transmitters will need to be
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reprogrammed. Each vehicle can
have up to eight transmitters
matched to it.
Programming with Recognized
Transmitters
A new transmitter can be
programmed to the vehicle when
there are two recognized
transmitters. To program, the vehicle
must be off and all of the
transmitters, both currently
recognized and new, must be
with you.
1. Place the two recognized
transmitters in the cupholder.
2. Remove the key lock cylinder
cap. See Door Locks 0 36.
Then insert the vehicle key into
the key lock cylinder on the
driver door handle and turn the
key, counterclockwise, to the
unlock position five times within
10 seconds.
The Driver Information Center
(DIC) displays READY FOR
REMOTE #2, 3, 4, or 5.
3. Place the new transmitter into
the transmitter pocket. The
transmitter pocket is inside the
center console storage area.
4. Press ENGINE START/STOP.
When the transmitter is
learned, the DIC will show that
it is ready to program the next
transmitter.
5. Remove the transmitter from
the transmitter pocket and
press K.
To program additional
transmitters, repeat Steps 3–5.
When all additional transmitters
are programmed, press and
hold ENGINE START/STOP for
12 seconds to exit
programming mode.
Programming without a
Recognized Transmitter
If two currently recognized
transmitters are not available, follow
this procedure to program up to
eight transmitters. This feature is
not available in Canada. This
procedure will take approximately
30 minutes to complete. The vehicle
must be off and all of the
transmitters you wish to program
must be with you.
1. Remove the key lock cylinder
cap. See Door Locks 0 36.
Then insert the vehicle key into
the key lock cylinder on the
driver door handle and turn the
key, counterclockwise, to the
unlock position five times within
10 seconds.
The Driver Information Center
(DIC) displays REMOTE
LEARN PENDING,
PLEASE WAIT.
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2. Wait for 10 minutes until the
DIC displays PRESS ENGINE
START BUTTON TO LEARN
and then press ENGINE
START/STOP.
The DIC displays will again
show REMOTE LEARN
PENDING, PLEASE WAIT.
3. Repeat Step 2 two additional
times. After the third time, all
previously known transmitters
will no longer work with the
vehicle. Remaining transmitters
can be relearned during the
next steps.
The DIC display should now
show READY FOR REMOTE
# 1.
4. Place the new transmitter into
the transmitter pocket. The
transmitter pocket is inside the
center console storage area.
5. Press ENGINE START/STOP.
When the transmitter is
learned, the DIC will show that
it is ready to program the next
transmitter.
6. Remove the transmitter from
the transmitter pocket and
press K.
To program additional
transmitters, repeat Steps 4–6.
When all additional transmitters
are programmed, press and
hold ENGINE START/STOP for
12 seconds to exit
programming mode.
Starting the Vehicle with a Low
Transmitter Battery or Wireless
Interference
If the transmitter battery is weak or
there is wireless interference, the
DIC may display NO REMOTE
DETECTED or PLACE
TRANSMITTER IN POCKET TO
START when you try to start the
vehicle. The REPLACE BATTERY
IN REMOTE KEY message may
also be displayed at this time.
To start the vehicle:
1. Open the center console and
place the transmitter in the
transmitter pocket with the
buttons facing the front of the
vehicle.
2. With the vehicle in P (Park) or
N (Neutral), press the brake
pedal and press ENGINE
START/STOP. See Starting the
Engine 0 169.
Replace the transmitter battery
as soon as possible.
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Battery Replacement
Replace the battery if the DIC
indicates that battery replacement is
necessary.
Caution
When replacing the battery, do
not touch any of the circuitry on
the transmitter. Static from your
body could damage the
transmitter.
The battery is not rechargeable. To
replace the battery:
1. Press the button on the
transmitter to extend the key
blade.
2. Remove the battery cover by
prying it with a finger.
3. Remove the battery by pushing
on the battery and sliding it
toward the key blade.
4. Insert the new battery, positive
side facing up. Push the
battery down until it is held in
place. Replace with a CR2032
or equivalent battery.
5. Snap the battery cover back on
to the transmitter.
Remote Vehicle Start
If equipped, this feature allows the
engine to be started from outside
the vehicle.
/ : This button will be on the RKE
transmitter if the vehicle has remote
start.
The climate control system will use
the previous settings during a
remote start. The rear window
defogger may come on during a
remote start based on cold ambient
conditions. The rear defog indicator
light does not come on during a
remote start.
If the vehicle has heated and/or
ventilated seats, they may come on
during a remote start. See Heated
and Ventilated Front Seats 0 59.
Laws in some local communities
may restrict the use of remote
starters. For example, some laws
require a person using remote start
to have the vehicle in view. Check
local regulations for any
requirements.
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Other conditions can affect the
performance of the transmitter. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System 0 28.
Starting the Vehicle
To start the engine using the remote
start feature:
1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the
vehicle.
2. Press and release Q.
3. Immediately after completing
Step 2, press and hold / for at
least four seconds or until the
turn signal lamps flash. The
turn signal lamps flashing
confirms the request to remote
start the vehicle has been
received.
When the engine starts, the parking
lamps will turn on and remain on as
long as the engine is running. The
doors will be locked and the climate
control system may come on.
The engine will continue to run for
10 minutes. After 30 seconds,
repeat the steps if a 10-minute
extension is desired. Remote start
can be extended only once.
To drive the vehicle, press the brake
pedal and ENGINE START/STOP.
Extending Engine Run Time
The engine run time can also be
extended by another 10 minutes,
if during the first 10 minutes
Steps 1–3 are repeated while the
engine is still running. An extension
can be requested, 30 seconds after
starting. This provides a total of
20 minutes.
The remote start can only be
extended once.
When the remote start is extended,
the second 10-minute period is
added on to the first 10 minutes and
the engine will run for a total of
20 minutes.
A maximum of two remote starts,
or a remote start with an extension,
is allowed between ignition cycles.
The vehicle's ignition must be
turned on then off before the remote
start procedure can be used again.
Canceling a Remote Start
To cancel a remote start, do one of
the following:
. Aim the RKE transmitter at the
vehicle and press and hold /
until the parking lamps turn off.
. Turn on the hazard warning
flashers.
. Turn the vehicle on and then off.
Conditions in Which Remote Start
Will Not Work
The remote vehicle start feature will
not operate if:
. The RKE transmitter is in the
vehicle.
. The hood is not closed.
. The hazard warning flashers
are on.
. The malfunction indicator lamp
is on.
. The engine coolant temperature
is too high.
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. The oil pressure is low.
. Two remote vehicle starts, or a
single remote start with an
extension, have already
been used.
. The vehicle is not in P (Park).
Door Locks
{ Warning
Unlocked doors can be
dangerous.
. Passengers, especially
children, can easily open
the doors and fall out of a
moving vehicle. The doors
can be unlocked and
opened while the vehicle is
moving. The chance of
being thrown out of the
vehicle in a crash is
increased if the doors are
not locked. So, all
passengers should wear
seat belts properly and the
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Warning (Continued)
doors should be locked
whenever the vehicle is
driven.
. Young children who get into
unlocked vehicles may be
unable to get out. A child
can be overcome by
extreme heat and can suffer
permanent injuries or even
death from heat stroke.
Always lock the vehicle
whenever leaving it.
. Outsiders can easily enter
through an unlocked door
when you slow down or stop
the vehicle. Locking the
doors can help prevent this
from happening.
To lock or unlock the door from
outside the vehicle:
. Press Q or K on the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter.
. In the case of a dead battery,
use the key in the driver door.
The key cylinder is covered with
a cap.
To lock or unlock the door from
inside the vehicle:
. Press Q or K on the power door
lock switch.
. Pulling an interior door handle
will unlock the door. Pulling the
door handle again unlatches it.
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Keyless Access
Use the Keyless Access system to
lock and unlock the doors. When
the doors are locked and the
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of the
driver door handle, press the lock/
unlock button. When unlocking from
the driver door, the first press
unlocks that door, press again within
five seconds to unlock all passenger
doors.
See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 29.
Driver Door Key Lock Cylinder
Access (In Case of Dead
Battery)
To access the driver door key lock
cylinder:
1. Pull the door handle (1) to the
open position and hold it open
until cap removal is complete.
2. Insert the key into the slot (3)
on the bottom of the cap (2)
and lift the key upward.
3. Move the cap (2) rearward and
remove.
4. Use the key in the cylinder.
To replace the cap:
1. Pull the door handle (1) to the
open position and hold it open
until cap installation is
complete.
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2. Insert the two tabs (6) at the
back of the cap between the
seal (5) and the metal base (4).
3. Slide the cap forward and
press the forward edge to
install the cap in place.
4. Release the door handle.
5. Check that the cap is secure.
Free-Turning Locks
The door key lock cylinder turns
freely when either the wrong key is
used, or the correct key is not fully
inserted. The free-turning door lock
feature prevents the lock from being
forced open. To reset the lock, turn
it to the vertical position with the
correct key fully inserted. Remove
the key and insert it again. If this
does not reset the lock, turn the key
halfway around in the cylinder and
repeat the reset procedure.
Power Door Locks
Q : Press to lock the doors.
K : Press to unlock the doors.
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Delayed Locking
This feature is activated through
vehicle personalization. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
Delayed locking can only be turned
on when the Unlocked Door Anti
Lock Out feature has been
turned off.
When delayed locking is active and
Q is pressed on the door lock
switch while the door is open, a
chime will sound three times.
When all the doors are closed, the
doors will lock automatically after
five seconds. If a door is reopened
before five seconds have elapsed,
the five-second timer will reset once
all the doors are closed again.
Press Q on the door lock switch
again or press Q on the RKE
transmitter to override this feature
and lock the doors immediately.
Automatic Door Locks
The doors will lock automatically
when all doors are closed, the
ignition is on, and the vehicle is
shifted out of P (Park).
To unlock the doors:
. Press K on the power door lock
switch.
. Shift the transmission into
P (Park).
Automatic door locking cannot be
disabled. Automatic door unlocking
can be programmed. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
Lockout Protection
When the vehicle is on or in ACC/
ACCESSORY and the power door
lock switch is pressed with the
driver door open, all doors will lock
and only the driver door will unlock.
If the vehicle is off and locking is
requested while a door is open,
when all doors are closed the
vehicle will check for RKE
transmitters inside. If an RKE
transmitter is detected and the
number of RKE transmitters has not
reduced, the driver door will unlock.
Lockout Protection Override
Lockout protection can be manually
overridden with the driver door open
by pressing and holding Q on the
power door lock switch.
Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out
When this feature is on and door
locking is requested with the driver
door open, all doors will lock and
only the driver door will unlock. The
driver door must be closed before
locking is requested for all doors to
remain locked. When this feature is
off, the Delayed Door Lock menu
will be available.
This feature can also be
programmed. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 128.
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Safety Locks
The rear door safety locks prevent
passengers from opening the rear
doors from inside the vehicle.
Press Z { to activate the safety
locks on the rear doors. The
indicator light in the switch will
illuminate when activated.
The rear door power windows are
also disabled. See Power Windows
0 46.
Press Z { again to deactivate the
safety locks.
If a rear door handle is being pulled
at the same time the safety lock is
deactivated, that door will remain
locked and the indicator light may
flash. Release the handle, then
press the safety lock twice to
deactivate the safety locks.
Doors
Trunk
{ Warning
Exhaust gases can enter the
vehicle if it is driven with the
liftgate, hatch/trunk open, or with
any objects that pass through the
seal between the body and the
hatch/trunk or liftgate. Engine
exhaust contains carbon
monoxide (CO) which cannot be
seen or smelled. It can cause
unconsciousness and even death.
If the vehicle must be driven with
the liftgate or hatch/trunk open:
. Close all of the windows.
. Fully open the air outlets on
or under the instrument
panel.
. Adjust the climate control
system to a setting that
brings in only outside air
and set the fan speed to the
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highest setting. See
“Climate Control Systems”
in the Index.
. If the vehicle is equipped
with a power liftgate, disable
the power liftgate function.
For more information about
carbon monoxide, see Engine
Exhaust 0 174.
To open the trunk:
. Press | with the transmission
in P (Park).
. Press and hold Y on the RKE
transmitter.
. If equipped, press the touch pad
on the underside of the trunk lid
after unlocking all doors.
The RKE transmitter must be within
1 m (3 ft) of the trunk. Press the
touch pad on the underside of the
trunk lid and lift to open. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 29.
When closing the trunk, use the
pull cup.
Emergency Trunk Release
Handle
Caution
Do not use the emergency trunk
release handle as a tie-down or
anchor point when securing items
in the trunk as it could damage
the handle.
If equipped, there is a
glow-in-the-dark emergency trunk
release handle on the trunk lid. This
handle will glow following exposure
to light. Pull the release handle to
open the trunk from the inside.
After use, return to the stored
position.
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Vehicle Security
This vehicle has theft-deterrent
features; however, they do not make
the vehicle impossible to steal.
Vehicle Alarm System
This vehicle has an anti-theft alarm
system.
The indicator light, on the
instrument panel near the
windshield, indicates the status of
the system:
Off : Alarm system is disarmed.
On Solid : Vehicle is secured
during the delay to arm the system.
Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured.
A door, the hood, or the trunk
is open.
Slow Flash : Alarm system is
armed.
Arming the Alarm System
1. Close the trunk and the hood.
Turn off the vehicle.
2. Lock the vehicle in one of
three ways:
. Use the RKE transmitter.
. Use the Keyless Access
system.
. With a door open, press the
inside Q.
3. After 30 seconds the alarm
system will arm, and the
indicator light will begin to
slowly flash indicating the
alarm system is operating.
Pressing Q on the RKE
transmitter a second time will
bypass the 30-second delay
and immediately arm the alarm
system.
If the driver door is opened without
first unlocking with the RKE
transmitter, the lights will flash to
indicate pre-alarm. If the vehicle is
not started, or the door is not
unlocked by pressing K on the RKE
transmitter during the 10–second
pre-alarm, the alarm will be
activated.
If a door, the hood, or the trunk is
opened without first disarming the
system, the turn signals will flash for
about 30 seconds. The alarm
system will then re-arm to monitor
for the next unauthorized event.
The theft-deterrent alarm system will
not arm if the doors are locked with
the key.
Disarming the Alarm System
To disarm the alarm system or turn
off the alarm if it has been activated:
. Press K on the RKE transmitter.
. Unlock the vehicle using the
Keyless Access system.
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. Start the vehicle.
To avoid setting off the alarm by
accident:
. Lock the vehicle after all
occupants have left the vehicle
and all doors are closed.
. Always unlock a door with the
RKE transmitter or use the
Keyless Access system,
if equipped.
Unlocking the driver door with the
key will not disarm the system or
turn off the alarm.
How to Detect a Tamper
Condition
If K is pressed on the transmitter
and the lights flash three times, an
alarm occurred previously while the
alarm system was armed.
If the alarm has been activated, a
message will appear on the Driver
Information Center (DIC).
Immobilizer
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 315.
Immobilizer Operation
This vehicle has a passive
theft-deterrent system.
The system does not have to be
manually armed or disarmed.
The vehicle is automatically
immobilized when the transmitter
leaves the vehicle.
The immobilization system is
disarmed when ENGINE START/
STOP is pressed and a valid RKE
transmitter is found in the vehicle.
The security light in the instrument
cluster comes on when there is a
problem with arming or disarming
the theft-deterrent system.
The system has one or more
transmitters matched to an
immobilizer control unit in your
vehicle. Only a correctly matched
transmitter will start the vehicle.
If the transmitter is ever damaged,
you may not be able to start your
vehicle.
When trying to start the vehicle, the
security light comes on briefly when
the ignition is turned on.
If the engine does not start and the
security light stays on, there is a
problem with the system. Turn the
vehicle off and try again.
If the RKE transmitter appears to be
undamaged, try another transmitter.
Or, you may try placing the
transmitter in the transmitter pocket
in the center console. See “Starting
the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter
Battery or Wireless Interference”
under Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 29.
If the engine does not start with the
other transmitter or when the
transmitter is in the pocket in the
center console, your vehicle needs
service. See your dealer who can
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service the theft-deterrent system
and have a new transmitter
programmed to the vehicle.
Do not leave the transmitter or
device that disarms or deactivates
the theft-deterrent system in the
vehicle.
Exterior Mirrors
Convex Mirrors
Caution
A convex mirror can make things,
like other vehicles, look farther
away than they really are. If you
cut too sharply into the right lane,
you could hit a vehicle on the
right. Check the inside mirror or
glance over your shoulder before
changing lanes.
The passenger side mirror is convex
shaped. A convex mirror's surface is
curved so more can be seen from
the driver seat.
Power Mirrors
1. Move the selector switch to L
(Left) or R (Right) to choose
the driver or passenger mirror.
2. Press one of the four arrows to
move the mirror.
3. Move the selector switch to )
to deselect the mirror.
Memory Mirrors
The vehicle may have memory
mirrors. See Memory Seats 0 57.
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
The vehicle may have SBZA. See
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) 0 198.
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Lane Change Alert (LCA)
The vehicle may have LCA. See
Lane Change Alert (LCA) 0 198.
Turn Signal Indicator
The vehicle may have a turn signal
indicator on the mirror housings.
The indicator will flash when a turn
signal or the hazard warning
flashers are used.
Puddle Light
The vehicle may have a puddle light
on the mirror housings. The light will
illuminate the ground when the door
is opened.
Folding Mirrors
Manual Folding Mirrors
The vehicle has manual folding
mirrors. These mirrors can be folded
inward to prevent damage when
going through an automatic car
wash. To fold, pull the mirror toward
the vehicle. Push the mirror outward
to return it to the original position.
Heated Mirrors
If equipped with heated mirrors:
K : The rear window defogger also
heats the outside mirrors.
See Dual Automatic Climate Control
System 0 150.
Automatic Dimming
Mirror
The vehicle has an automatic
dimming outside mirror on the driver
side. The mirror will adjust for the
glare of headlamps behind you.
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
If equipped with memory seats, the
passenger and/or driver mirror tilts
to a preselected position when the
vehicle is in R (Reverse). This
allows the curb to be seen when
parallel parking.
The mirror(s) return to the original
position when:
. The vehicle is shifted out of
R (Reverse), or remains in
R (Reverse) for about
30 seconds.
. The ignition is turned off.
. The vehicle is driven in
R (Reverse) above a set speed.
To turn this feature on or off, see
Vehicle Personalization 0 128.
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Interior Mirrors
Interior Rearview Mirrors
Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear
view of the area behind the vehicle.
Do not spray glass cleaner directly
on the mirror. Use a soft towel
dampened with water.
Manual Rearview Mirror
If equipped with a manual rearview
mirror, push the tab forward for
daytime use and pull it for nighttime
use to avoid glare from the
headlamps from behind.
Automatic Dimming
Rearview Mirror
If equipped, automatic dimming
reduces the glare of headlamps
from behind. The dimming feature
comes on when the vehicle is
started.
Windows
{ Warning
Never leave a child, a helpless
adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle,
especially with the windows
closed in warm or hot weather.
They can be overcome by the
extreme heat and suffer
permanent injuries or even death
from heat stroke.
The vehicle aerodynamics are
designed to improve fuel economy
performance. This may result 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.
Power Windows
{ Warning
Children could be seriously
injured or killed if caught in the
path of a closing window. Never
leave the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter in a vehicle with
children. When there are children
in the rear seat, use the window
lockout switch to prevent
operation of the windows. See
Keys 0 27.
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Power windows work when the
ignition is on, in ACC/ACCESSORY,
or when Retained Accessory Power
(RAP) is active. See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 171.
Using the window switch, press to
open or pull to close the window.
The windows may be temporarily
disabled if they are used repeatedly
within a short time.
Window Lockout
This feature stops the rear
passenger windows from working.
. Press Z to engage the rear
window lockout feature. The
indicator light is on when
engaged.
. Press Z again to disengage.
Window Express Movement
All windows can be opened without
holding the window switch. Press
the switch down fully and quickly
release to express open the
window.
If equipped, pull the window switch
up fully and quickly release to
express close the window.
Briefly press or pull the window
switch in the same direction to stop
that window’s express movement.
Window Automatic Reversal
System
The express-close feature will
reverse window movement if it
comes in contact with an object.
Extreme cold or ice could cause the
window to auto-reverse. The
window will operate normally after
the object or condition is removed.
Automatic Reversal System
Override
{ Warning
If automatic reversal system
override is active, the window will
not reverse automatically. You or
others could be injured and the
window could be damaged.
Before using automatic reversal
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system override, make sure that
all people and obstructions are
clear of the window path.
When the engine is on, override the
automatic reversal system by pulling
and holding the window switch if
conditions prevent it from closing.
Programming the Power
Windows
Programming may be necessary if
the vehicle battery has been
disconnected or discharged. If the
window is unable to express-up,
program each express-close
window:
1. Close all doors.
2. Turn the ignition on or to ACC/
ACCESSORY.
3. Partially open the window to be
programmed. Then close it and
continue to pull the switch
briefly after the window has
fully closed.
4. Open the window and continue
to press the switch briefly after
the window has fully opened.
Sun Visors
Pull the sun visor down to block
glare. Detach the sun visor from the
center mount to pivot to the side
window, or to extend along the rod.
Roof
Sunroof
If equipped with a sunroof, the
ignition must be on or in ACC/
ACCESSORY, or Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) must be
active to operate the sunroof and
power sunshade. See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 171.
1. Sunroof Switch
2. Sunshade Switch
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Sunroof Switch
Express-Open/Express-Close :
Fully press and release D to
express-open the sunroof. Fully
press and release g to
express-close the sunroof.
Open/Close (Manual Mode) :
Press and hold D to open the
sunroof. Release D at the desired
position to stop movement. Press
and hold g to close the sunroof.
Vent Feature : Press D to the first
detent to open the vent. Press g
to the first detent to close the vent.
The sunshade partially opens and
closes automatically during the vent
operation.
Sunshade Switch
Express-Open/Express-Close :
Fully press and release the front or
rear of Q to express-open or
express-close the sunshade. If the
sunroof is open, the sunshade will
express-close just short of the open
sunroof.
Open/Close (Manual Mode) :
Press and hold the front or rear of
Q to open or close the sunshade.
Release the switch to stop at the
desired position.
Automatic Reversal System
The sunroof has an automatic
reversal system that is only active
when the sunroof is operated in
express-close mode.
If an object is in the path while
express closing, the reversal system
will detect an object, stop, and open
the sunroof again.
If frost or other conditions prevent
closing, override the feature by
closing the sunroof in manual
mode. To stop movement, release
the switch.
Dirt and debris may collect on the
sunroof seal or in the track. This
could cause an issue with sunroof
operation or noise. It could also plug
the water drainage system.
Periodically open the sunroof and
remove any obstacles or loose
debris. Wipe the sunroof seal and
roof sealing area using a clean
cloth, mild soap, and water. Do not
remove grease from the sunroof.
If water is seen dripping into the
water drainage system, this is
normal.

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