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Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Keys, Doors, and Windows . . . . . 33
Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
Instruments and Controls . . . . . . 123
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . 188
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . . 259
Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360
Service and Maintenance . . . . . 461
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Customer Information . . . . . . . . . 482
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . 497
OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 520
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2 Introduction

Introduction This manual describes features that Canadian Vehicle Owners


may or may not be on the vehicle
because of optional equipment that A French language manual can be
was not purchased on the vehicle, obtained from your dealer, at
model variants, country www.helminc.com, or from:
specifications, features/applications Propriétaires Canadiens
that may not be available in your
region, or changes subsequent to On peut obtenir un exemplaire de
the printing of this owner manual. ce guide en français auprès du
The names, logos, emblems, concessionnaire ou à l'adresse
If the vehicle has the Duramax® suivante:
slogans, vehicle model names, and diesel engine, see the Duramax
vehicle body designs appearing in diesel supplement for additional and Helm, Incorporated
this manual including, but not limited specific information on this engine. Attention: Customer Service
to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, 47911 Halyard Drive
the CHEVROLET Emblem, If the vehicle has the bi-fuel engine, Plymouth, MI 48170
SILVERADO, and Z71 are see the Silverado/Sierra Bi-Fuel USA
trademarks and/or service marks of supplement for additional and
General Motors LLC, its specific information on this engine.
Using this Manual
subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors. Refer to the purchase
documentation relating to your To quickly locate information about
For vehicles first sold in Canada, the vehicle, use the Index in the
substitute the name “General specific vehicle to confirm the
features. back of the manual. It is an
Motors of Canada Limited” for alphabetical list of what is in the
Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it Keep this manual in the vehicle for manual and the page number where
appears in this manual. quick reference. it can be found.

Litho in U.S.A.
©
Part No. 23133519 B Second Printing 2015 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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Introduction 3

Danger, Warning, and Vehicle Symbol Chart


Caution Here are some additional symbols
that may be found on the vehicle
Warning messages found on vehicle and what they mean. For more
labels and in this manual describe information on the symbol, refer to
hazards and what to do to avoid or the Index.
reduce them. A circle with a slash through it is a
safety symbol which means “Do
0 : Adjustable Pedals
{ Danger Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let 9 : Airbag Readiness Light
this happen.” ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS)
Danger indicates a hazard with a
high level of risk which will result Symbols g : Audio®Steering Wheel Controls
in serious injury or death. or OnStar (if equipped)
The vehicle has components and
labels that use symbols instead of $ : Brake System Warning Light
{ Warning text. Symbols are shown along with " : Charging System
the text describing the operation or I : Cruise Control
Warning indicates a hazard that information relating to a specific
could result in injury or death. component, control, message, ` : Do Not Puncture
gauge, or indicator. ^ : Do Not Service
M : Shown when the owner B : Engine Coolant Temperature
Caution manual has additional instructions
or information. O : Exterior Lamps
Caution indicates a hazard that
* : Shown when the service _ : Flame/Fire Prohibited
could result in property or vehicle
damage.
manual has additional instructions # : Fog Lamps
or information.
. : Fuel Gauge
0 : Shown when there is more + : Fuses
information on another page —
“see page.”
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4 Introduction

3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam
Changer
( : Heated Steering Wheel
j : LATCH System Child Restraints
* : Malfunction Indicator Lamp
: : Oil Pressure
g : Outside Power Foldaway
Mirrors
O : Power
/ : Remote Vehicle Start
> : Safety Belt Reminders
7 : Tire Pressure Monitor
_ : Tow/Haul Mode
d : Traction Control/StabiliTrak®
a : Under Pressure
M : Windshield Washer Fluid
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In Brief Vehicle Features


Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Driving for Better Fuel
Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Radio(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Roadside Assistance
Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Instrument Panel Roadside Assistance
Portable Audio Devices . . . . . . . . 25
Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Initial Drive Information Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . . 26
Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . . . 8 Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Driver Information
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Lane Departure
Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Warning (LDW) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Memory Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Lane Keep Assist (LKA) . . . . . . . 28
Heated and Ventilated Seats . . . 13 Rear Vision Camera (RVC) . . . . 28
Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 14 Parking Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Passenger Sensing System . . . 14 Universal Remote System . . . . . 29
Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . 16
Throttle and Brake Pedal
eAssist Features
eAssist® Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Performance and Maintenance
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Traction Control/Electronic
Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . . 19 Stability Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 31
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . . . 31
Four-Wheel Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 E85 or FlexFuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
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6 In Brief

Instrument Panel

Base Shown, Uplevel Similar


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1. Instrument Panel Illumination Tow/Haul Selector Button (If 0 Pedal Adjust Switch (If
Control 0 184. Equipped). See Tow/Haul Equipped). See Adjustable
2. Integrated Trailer Brake Control Mode 0 295. Throttle and Brake
(ITBC) System (If Equipped). Range Selection Mode (If Pedal 0 280.
See Towing Equipment 0 345. Equipped). See Manual
Mode 0 292.
{ Cargo Lamp 0 185.
3. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 178.
10. Light Sensor. See Automatic X Parking Assist Button (If
Fog Lamps 0 183 (If
Headlamp System 0 181. Equipped). See Assistance
Equipped).
Systems for Parking or
4. Air Vents 0 257. 11. Infotainment 0 189.
Backing 0 314.
5. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn 12. Passenger Airbag On-Off
Switch (If Equipped) (Out of A Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
and Lane-Change (1500 Series) 0 320 (If
Signals 0 183. View). See Airbag On-Off
Switch 0 80. Equipped).
Windshield Wiper/
Washer 0 126. 13. Heated and Ventilated Seats 5 Hill Descent Control Switch
0 13 (If Equipped). (If Equipped). See Hill Descent
6. Favorite Switches (Out of Control (HDC) 0 310.
View). See Steering Wheel 14. Power Outlet 110/120 Volt
Controls 0 125. Alternating Current (If q Exhaust Brake (If
Equipped). See Power Equipped). See “Exhaust
Volume Switches (Out of View). Outlets 0 128. Brake” in the Duramax diesel
See Steering Wheel
15. Power Outlets 0 128 (If supplement.
Controls 0 125.
Equipped).
7. Instrument Cluster 0 132. g Power Take Off (PTO)
16. g Traction Control/Electronic Switch (If Equipped). See the
8. Hazard Warning Stability Control 0 308. Duramax diesel supplement.
Flashers 0 182.
Auxiliary Button (If Equipped).
9. Shift Lever. See Automatic See Add-On Electrical
Transmission 0 289. Equipment 0 355.
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17. Instrument Panel Storage 24. Cruise Control 0 311. Initial Drive
0 119 (If Equipped). Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
18. Climate Control Systems (with System 0 317 (If Equipped).
Information
Heater Only) 0 250 or Climate 25. Data Link Connector (DLC) This section provides a brief
Control Systems (with Air (Out of View). See Malfunction overview about some of the
Conditioning) 0 252 (If Indicator Lamp (Check Engine important features that may or may
Equipped). Light) 0 143. not be on your specific vehicle.
Dual Automatic Climate Control 26. Parking Brake 0 306. For more detailed information, refer
System 0 253 (If Equipped). to each of the features which can be
27. Electronic Transfer Case found later in this owner manual.
19. Parking Brake Release Control (If Equipped). See
(Manual Transmission Only, If Four-Wheel Drive 0 297.
Equipped). See Parking Remote Keyless Entry
Brake 0 306 Card Holder (If Equipped). See (RKE) System
Instrument Panel
20. Steering Wheel Controls 0 125 Storage 0 119. The RKE transmitter functions may
(If Equipped). work from up to 60 m (197 ft) away
Driver Information Center (DIC) from the vehicle.
Controls (If Equipped). See
Driver Information Center (DIC)
(Base Level) 0 150 or Driver
Information Center (DIC)
(Uplevel) 0 152.
21. Hood Release. See
Hood 0 363.
22. Horn 0 126.
23. Steering Wheel Adjustment
0 124 (Out of View).
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Remote Vehicle Start Door Locks


If equipped, the engine can be There are several ways to lock and
started from outside of the vehicle. unlock the vehicle.
Starting the Vehicle From outside, use the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or
1. Press and release Q on the the key in the driver door.
RKE transmitter.
From inside, use the power door
2. Immediately press and hold / locks or push down or pull up on the
for at least four seconds or until manual door locks.
the turn signal lamps flash. From inside, pull the door handle
3. Start the vehicle normally after once to unlock the door. Pull again
K : Press to unlock the driver door. entering. to open the door.
Press K again within three seconds When the vehicle starts, the parking
to unlock all remaining doors and lamps will turn on.
the tailgate.
Remote start can be extended.
Q : Press to lock all doors and the
tailgate. Lock and unlock feedback Canceling a Remote Start
can be personalized. See Vehicle To cancel a remote start, do one of
Personalization 0 165. the following:
7 : Press and release one time to . Press and hold / until the
initiate vehicle locator. Press 7 and parking lamps turn off.
hold for at least three seconds to
. Turn on the hazard warning
sound the panic alarm. Press 7 flashers.
again to cancel the panic alarm.
. Turn the vehicle on and then off.
See Keys 0 33 and Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 36. See Remote Vehicle Start 0 38.
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Power Door Locks Power Windows

Base Trim
Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim If equipped with power door locks: Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim
Shown, Other Models Similar Q : Press to lock the doors. Shown, Other Models Similar
K : Press to unlock the doors. If equipped, the driver door has a
switch to control all windows. Each
See Door Locks 0 39 and Power passenger door has a switch to
Door Locks 0 40. control that window. The power
windows work when the ignition is in
Windows ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY,
or when Retained Accessory Power
Manual Windows (RAP) is active. See Retained
If equipped, turn the hand crank on Accessory Power (RAP) 0 284.
each door to manually raise or lower Press the switch to lower the
the windows. window. Pull the switch up to raise
it. See Windows 0 52 and Power
Windows 0 52.
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Express Windows Accessory Power (RAP) is active. 1. Pull the handle at the front of
See Retained Accessory Power the seat.
If equipped, the express window
(RAP) 0 284. 2. Slide the seat to the desired
feature allows the windows to be
raised or lowered without holding . Press the switch to open the position and release the
the switch. window. handle.
To use express-down, press the . Pull the switch to close the 3. Try to move the seat back and
switch down fully and release. window. forth to be sure it is locked in
The power sliding rear window place.
The driver window may have the
express-up feature. Pull the switch cannot be operated manually. See See Seat Adjustment 0 59.
up fully and release to activate. “Power Sliding Rear Window” in
Rear Windows 0 55. Power Seats
Power Sliding Rear Window
Seat Adjustment
Manual Seats

To adjust a power seat, if equipped:


If equipped, the power sliding rear . Move the seat forward or
window works when the ignition has rearward by sliding the control
been turned to ACC/ACCESSORY forward or rearward.
or ON/RUN, or when Retained To adjust a manual seat:
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. If equipped, raise or lower the Power Lumbar See Lumbar Adjustment 0 60.
front part of the seat cushion by
moving the front of the control Reclining Seatbacks
up or down. Manual Reclining Seatbacks
. If equipped, raise or lower the
seat by moving the rear of the
control up or down.
See Power Seat Adjustment 0 60.
Lumbar Adjustment
Manual Lumbar

To adjust the power lumbar support,


if equipped:
. Press and hold the control
forward to increase or rearward To adjust a manual seatback:
to decrease upper and lower 1. Lift the lever.
lumbar support at the same time.
The seatback will automatically
. If equipped, press and hold the fold forward.
control up to increase upper
lumbar support and decrease 2. To recline, move the seatback
lower lumbar support. rearward to the desired
position, then release the lever
If equipped, move the lever up or Press and hold the control down to lock the seatback in place.
down repeatedly to increase or to increase lower lumbar support
decrease lumbar support. and decrease upper lumbar 3. Push and pull on the seatback
support. to make sure it is locked.
See Lumbar Adjustment 0 60.
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To return the seatback to the upright . Tilt the top of the control forward Automatic Memory Recall and/or
position: to raise. Easy Exit Recall features may be
1. Lift the lever fully without See Reclining Seatbacks 0 61. enabled in the Personalization
applying pressure to the Menus.
seatback, and the seatback will Memory Features See Memory Seats 0 62 and
return to the upright position. Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
2. Push and pull on the seatback
to make sure it is locked. Heated and Ventilated
See Reclining Seatbacks 0 61. Seats
Power Reclining Seatbacks

Crew/Double Cab Shown, Other


Models Similar
If equipped, the SET, 1, 2, and B
(Exit) buttons on the driver door are
Heated and Ventilated Seat
used to manually store and recall
memory settings for the driver seat, Buttons Shown, Heated Seat
outside mirrors, and adjustable Buttons Similar
To recline a power seatback,
if equipped: pedals (if equipped). If equipped, the buttons are on the
center stack. To operate, the engine
. Tilt the top of the control
must be running.
rearward to recline.
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Press I to heat the driver or Safety Belts Passenger Sensing


passenger seatback only. System
Press J to heat the driver or The passenger sensing system,
passenger seat cushion and if equipped, turns off the front
seatback. outboard passenger frontal airbag
under certain conditions. No other
PressC to ventilate the driver or airbag is affected by the passenger
passenger seat. sensing system.
See Heated and Ventilated Front If the vehicle has one of the
Seats 0 63. indicators pictured in the following
illustrations, then the vehicle has a
Head Restraint passenger sensing system for the
Adjustment front outboard passenger position
Refer to the following sections for unless there is an airbag off switch
Do not drive until the head restraints on the instrument panel endcap.
for all occupants are installed and important information on how to use
adjusted properly. safety belts properly. If there is an airbag off switch, the
. Safety Belts 0 66. vehicle does not have a passenger
To achieve a comfortable seating sensing system. See Airbag On-Off
position, change the seatback . How to Wear Safety Belts Switch 0 80 for more information.
recline angle as little as necessary Properly 0 68.
while keeping the seat and the head The passenger airbag status
. Lap-Shoulder Belt 0 68. indicator will be visible on the
restraint height in the proper
position. . Lower Anchors and Tethers for overhead console when the vehicle
Children (LATCH System) 0 96. is started.
See Head Restraints 0 58 and Seat
Adjustment 0 59.
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Exterior Mirrors 2. Press the arrows on the control


pad to move the mirror up,
Manual Mirrors down, right, or left.
If equipped, adjust manual mirrors 3. Adjust each outside mirror so
by moving them up and down or left that a little of the vehicle and
to right to see a little of the side of the area behind it can be seen.
United States the vehicle and to have a clear view
behind the vehicle. 4. Keep the selector switch in the
center position when not
See Manual Mirrors 0 47. adjusting either outside mirror.
Power Mirrors

Canada and Mexico


See Passenger Sensing System
0 82 for important information.

Mirror Adjustment
Using hood-mounted air deflectors
and add-on convex mirror
attachments could decrease mirror Uplevel with Power Folding
performance. Base Power Mirrors Mirrors

If equipped with power mirrors: 1. Press (1) or (3) to select the


driver or passenger side mirror.
1. Press (1) or (2) to select the
driver or passenger side mirror.
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2. Press the arrows on the control Interior Mirror Steering Wheel


pad while the indicator light on
the (1) or (3) button is Adjustment Adjustment
illuminated, to move the mirror Adjust the mirror for a clear view of
up, down, right, or left. the area behind the vehicle.
3. Adjust each outside mirror so Manual Dimming Rearview Mirror
that a little of the vehicle and
the area behind it can be seen. If equipped, push the tab forward for
daytime use and pull it for nighttime
4. Press either (1) or (3) again to use to avoid glare from the
deselect the mirror. headlamps from behind. See
See Power Mirrors 0 48. Manual Rearview Mirror 0 51.
If equipped with power folding Automatic Dimming Rearview
mirrors: Mirror
1. Press (2) to fold the mirrors out If equipped, the mirror will
to the driving position. automatically reduce the glare of the To adjust the steering wheel:
headlamps from behind. The
2. Press (2) again to fold the 1. Hold the steering wheel and
dimming feature comes on when the
mirrors in to the folded position. pull the lever.
vehicle is started.
See Folding Mirrors 0 49. 2. Move the steering wheel up
See Automatic Dimming Rearview
The mirrors may also include a Mirror 0 52. or down.
memory function that works with the 3. Release the lever to lock the
memory seats. See Memory wheel in place.
Seats 0 62.
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Tilt and Telescoping Steering Throttle and Brake Pedal Interior Lighting
Wheel
Adjustment Dome Lamps
If equipped, the position of the
throttle and brake pedals can be
changed.

To adjust the tilt and telescoping


steering wheel, if equipped: There are dome lamps in the
overhead console and the headliner,
1. Push the lever (1) down to if equipped.
move the steering wheel
forward or rearward. Lift the The switch used to adjust the To change the dome lamp settings,
lever up to lock the wheel in pedals is on the center stack, below press the following:
place. the climate controls.
OFF : Turns the lamps off, even
2. Pull the lever (2) toward you to Lift the switch up to move the when a door is open.
move the steering wheel up or pedals closer to your body. Press
the switch down to move the DOOR : The lamps come on
down, then release the lever to automatically when a door is
lock the wheel in place. pedals away.
opened.
Do not adjust the steering wheel See Adjustable Throttle and Brake
Pedal 0 280. ON : Turns all dome lamps on.
while driving.
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Reading Lamps O : Turns off the automatic


headlamps. Turn the headlamp
control to the off position again to
turn the automatic headlamps
back on.
For vehicles first sold in Canada, off
will only work when the vehicle is in
P (Park).
Press m or n next to each reading AUTO : Automatically turns on the
lamp to turn it on or off. headlamps, parking lamps,
taillamps, instrument panel lights,
For more information about interior roof marker lamps (if equipped),
lighting, see Instrument Panel front/rear sidemarker lamps, and
Illumination Control 0 184. license plate lamps.
There are reading lamps in the
overhead console and the headliner, Exterior Lighting ; : Turns on the parking lamps
if equipped. To operate, the ignition including all lamps, except the
must be in the ACC/ACCESSORY headlamps.
or ON/RUN position or using 5 : Turns on the headlamps
Retained Accessory Power (RAP). together with the parking lamps and
instrument panel lights.
See:
. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 178.
. Daytime Running Lamps
(DRL) 0 181.
The exterior lamp control is on the . Fog Lamps 0 183.
instrument panel to the left of the
steering wheel.
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Windshield Wiper/Washer See Windshield Wiper/


Washer 0 126.

Climate Controls
These systems control the heating,
cooling, and ventilation.
For an eAssist vehicle, see the
Silverado/Sierra eAssist
The windshield wiper control is on supplement.
the turn signal lever.
The windshield wipers are controlled
by turning the band with z on it.
1 : Fast wipes.
w : Slow wipes.
3 INT : Turn the band up for more
frequent wipes or down for less
frequent wipes.
OFF : Turns the windshield
wipers off.
8 : For a single wipe, turn to 8,
then release. For several wipes,
hold the band on 8 longer.
Lm : Push the paddle at the top of
the lever to spray washer fluid on
the windshield.
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Climate Control System (with Heater Only)

1. Fan Control 4. Defrost


2. Air Recirculation 5. TEMP (Temperature Control)
3. Air Delivery Mode Control
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Climate Control System (with Air Conditioning)

1. Fan Control f (Outside Heated Mirror, If


2. A/C (Air Conditioning) Equipped)
3. Air Delivery Mode Control 8 (Outside Air, If Equipped)
4. Defrost 7. Air Recirculation
5. TEMP (Temperature Control)
6. K (Rear Window Defogger, If
Equipped)
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Dual Automatic Climate Control System Transmission


Range Selection Mode

The Range Selection Mode switch,


if equipped, is on the automatic
transmission shift lever.
To enable:
1. Driver Temperature Control 8. Rear Window Defogger
1. Move the shift lever to the
2. A/C (Air Conditioning) 9. Power Button
M (Manual Mode) position. The
3. Air Delivery Mode Controls 10. Air Recirculation current range will display next
4. Fan Control 11. AUTO (Automatic Operation) to the M. This is the highest
attainable range with all lower
5. Defrost See Climate Control Systems (with gears accessible. As an
6. Passenger Temperature Heater Only) 0 250 or Climate example, when 5 (Fifth) gear is
Control Control Systems (with Air selected, 1 (First) through
Conditioning) 0 252 or Dual 5 (Fifth) gears are available.
7. SYNC (Synchronized Automatic Climate Control System
Temperature) 0 253 (If Equipped). 2. Press the plus/minus buttons
on the shift lever to select the
desired range of gears for
current driving conditions. See
Manual Mode 0 292.
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While using Range Selection Mode, Manual Transfer Case Electronic Transfer Case
cruise control and the Tow/Haul
Mode can be used.
Grade Braking is not available when
Range Selection Mode is active.
See Tow/Haul Mode 0 295.

Four-Wheel Drive
If the vehicle has Four-Wheel Drive,
the engine's driving power can be
sent to all four wheels for extra
traction.
Transfer Case Controls
This transfer case shift lever is on This transfer case knob is to the left
The vehicle will have one of these the floor to the right of the driver. of the steering column.
three styles of transfer case
controls. Use these controls to shift
into and out of the different
four-wheel drive modes.
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Automatic Transfer Case AUTO mode only the rear wheels Vehicle Features
will hold the vehicle from sliding
when parked. If parking on a steep
grade, use 4 m to keep all four
Infotainment System
wheels engaged. The base radio and base radio with
connectivity information is included
4 m (Four-Wheel Drive High) : Use in this manual. See the infotainment
this setting when extra traction is manual for information on the
needed, such as on snowy or icy uplevel radios, audio players,
roads or in most off-road situations. phone, navigation system, Rear
N (Neutral) : Shift to this setting Seat Entertainment (RSE), and
only when towing the vehicle. See voice or speech recognition,
Recreational Vehicle Towing 0 447 if equipped.
or Trailer Towing 0 330.
This transfer case knob is to the left Radio(s)
of the steering column. 4 n (Four-Wheel Drive Low) : This
setting sends maximum power to all Base Radio
The different drive options that may
be available are described following. four wheels. Choose 4n when O : Press to turn the system on.
driving in deep sand, mud, or snow, Press and hold to turn it off. When
2 m (Two-Wheel Drive High) : This and while climbing or descending on, press to mute; press again to
setting is used for driving in most steep hills. unmute. Turn to increase or
street and highway situations. See Four-Wheel Drive 0 297. decrease the volume.
AUTO (Automatic Four-Wheel RADIO : Press to choose between
Drive) : This setting is ideal for use FM, AM, and SiriusXM®,
when road surface traction if equipped.
conditions are variable. MEDIA : Press to change the audio
Do not use AUTO mode to park on source between CD, USB, AUX,
a steep grade with poor traction and Bluetooth® Audio, if equipped.
such as ice, snow, mud or gravel. In { : Press to go to the Home Page.
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MENU : Press to select a menu. Setting the Clock See Satellite Radio (Base Radio)
g : Press to seek the previous 0 201 or Satellite Radio (Base
See Clock 0 127.
station or track. Radio with Touchscreen) 0 201.

l : Press to seek the next station Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices
or track. Vehicles with a SiriusXM® satellite
This vehicle may have a 3.5 mm
See “Base Radio” in Overview radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM
(1/8 in) auxiliary input jack and USB
(Base Radio) 0 189 or Overview satellite radio subscription can
ports in the center console or
(Base Radio with receive SiriusXM programming.
armrest. There may be a USB port
Touchscreen) 0 193. in the upper glove box. External
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Base Radio with Touchscreen Service devices such as iPods®, laptop
computers, MP3 players, and USB
O : Press to turn the system on. SiriusXM is a satellite radio service storage devices may be connected,
Press and hold to turn it off. When based in the 48 contiguous United depending on the audio system.
on, press to mute; press again to States and 10 Canadian provinces.
unmute. Turn to increase or SiriusXM satellite radio has a wide See USB Port (Base Radio) 0 209
decrease the volume. variety of programming and or USB Port (Base Radio with
commercial-free music, coast to Touchscreen) 0 212 and Auxiliary
{ : Press to go to the Home Page. coast, and in digital-quality sound. Jack 0 213.
7 : Press to seek the previous A fee is required to receive the
station or track. SiriusXM service. Bluetooth®
6 : Press to seek the next station For more information refer to: The Bluetooth® system allows users
or track. with a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone
. www.siriusxm.com or call
See “Base Radio with Touchscreen” to make and receive hands-free
1-866-635-2349 (U.S.).
in Overview (Base Radio) 0 189 or calls using the vehicle audio system
. www.xmradio.ca or call and controls.
Overview (Base Radio with
Touchscreen) 0 193. 1-877-209-0079 (Canada).
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The Bluetooth-enabled cell phone If equipped, some audio controls


must be paired with the in-vehicle can be adjusted at the steering
Bluetooth system before it can be wheel.
used in the vehicle. Not all phones g : If equipped with OnStar® or a
will support all functions. ®
Bluetooth system, press to interact
See Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - with those systems. See OnStar
Base Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth Overview 0 500 or OnStar Overview
(Infotainment Controls - Base 0 501, Bluetooth (Voice Recognition
Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth - Base Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth
(Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
with Touchscreen) 0 232. (Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio The favorite and volume switches
Steering Wheel Controls with Touchscreen) 0 232, are on the back of the steering
or “Bluetooth (Overview)” in the wheel.
infotainment manual.
1. Favorite: When on a radio
i : Press to reject an incoming source, press to select the next
call, or end a current call. Press to or previous favorite. When on a
mute or unmute the infotainment media source, press to select
system when not on a call. the next or previous track.
o or p : Press to go to the 2. Volume: Press to increase or
previous or next menu option. decrease the volume.
w or x : Press to go to the next or See Steering Wheel Controls 0 125.
previous selection.
V : Press to select a highlighted
menu option.
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Cruise Control * : Press to disengage cruise


control without erasing the set
speed from memory.
See Cruise Control 0 311.

Driver Information
Center (DIC)
The DIC display is in the instrument
cluster. It shows the status of many
vehicle systems.
If the vehicle has the base level
instrument cluster, the trip odometer w or x : Press to move up or
reset stem is used to operate down in a list.
the DIC.
5 : Press to turn the system on or o or p : Press to move between
off. The indicator light is white when If the vehicle has the uplevel the interactive display zones in the
cruise control is on and turns off instrument cluster, the right steering cluster.
when cruise control is off. wheel controls are used to operate
the DIC. V : Press to open a menu or select
+RES : If there is a set speed in a menu item. Press and hold to
memory, press briefly to resume to reset values on certain screens.
that speed or press and hold to
See Driver Information Center (DIC)
accelerate. If cruise control is
(Base Level) 0 150 or Driver
already active, use to increase
Information Center (DIC)
vehicle speed.
(Uplevel) 0 152.
SET− : Press briefly to set the
speed and activate cruise control.
If cruise control is already active,
use to decrease vehicle speed.
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Forward Collision Alert change to amber and flash. In Rear Vision


addition, beeps will sound or the
(FCA) System driver seat will pulse.
Camera (RVC)
If equipped, FCA may help avoid or See Lane Departure Warning (LDW) If equipped, RVC displays a view of
reduce the harm caused by (2500/3500 Series) 0 319. the area behind the vehicle on the
front-end crashes. FCA provides a center stack display when the
green indicator, V, when a vehicle vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse) to
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) aid with parking and low-speed
is detected ahead. This indicator
displays amber if you follow a If equipped, LKA may help avoid backing maneuvers.
vehicle much too closely. When crashes due to unintentional lane See Assistance Systems for Parking
approaching a vehicle ahead too departures. It may assist by gently or Backing 0 314.
quickly, FCA provides a flashing red turning the steering wheel if the
alert on the windshield and rapidly vehicle approaches a detected lane
marking without using a turn signal
Parking Assist
beeps or pulses the driver seat.
in that direction. It may also provide If equipped, Rear Parking
See Forward Collision Alert (FCA) a Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Assist (RPA) uses sensors on the
System 0 317. alert as the lane marking is crossed. rear bumper to assist with parking
The system will not assist or alert if and avoiding objects while in
Lane Departure it detects that you are actively R (Reverse). It operates at speeds
Warning (LDW) steering. Override LKA by turning less than 8 km/h (5 mph). RPA may
the steering wheel. LKA uses a display a warning triangle on the
If equipped, LDW may help avoid camera to detect lane markings Rear Vision Camera screen and a
unintentional lane departures at between 60 km/h (37 mph) and graphic on the instrument cluster to
speeds of 56 km/h (35 mph) or 180 km/h (112 mph). provide the object distance. In
greater. LDW uses a camera sensor addition, multiple beeps or seat
to detect the lane markings. The See Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
(2500/3500 Series) 0 319 and Lane pulses may occur if very close to an
LDW light, @, is green if a lane object.
Keep Assist (LKA) (1500
marking is detected. If the vehicle
Series) 0 320. The vehicle may also have the Front
departs the lane, the light will
Parking Assist system.
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See Assistance Systems for Parking Universal Remote System Sunroof


or Backing 0 314.

Power Outlets
Accessory power outlets can be
used to plug in electrical equipment,
such as a cell phone, MP3
player, etc.
The vehicle may have up to four
accessory power outlets.
Vehicles with a Center Console
. One or two in front of the
cupholders on the center
console. If equipped with the Universal If equipped, the sunroof only
Remote system, these buttons will operates when the ignition is in
. One inside the center console.
be in the front overhead console. ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN,
. One on the rear of the center or when Retained Accessory Power
This system provides a way to
console. replace up to three remote control (RAP) is active. See Retained
transmitters used to activate Accessory Power (RAP) 0 284.
Vehicles with Bench Seats
. One on the center stack below devices such as garage door Vent : From the closed position,
openers, security systems, and press the rear of the TILT switch to
the climate control system.
home automation devices. vent the sunroof.
. One or two in the storage area
See Universal Remote Manual-Open/Manual-Close : To
on the bench seat.
System 0 172. open the sunroof, press and hold
Lift the cover to access and replace the rear of the SLIDE switch until
when not in use. the sunroof reaches the desired
See Power Outlets 0 128. position. Press and hold the front of
the SLIDE switch to close it.
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Express-Open/Express-Close : To eAssist Features Performance and


express-open the sunroof, fully
press and release the rear of the Maintenance
SLIDE switch. To express-close the eAssist® Overview
sunroof, fully press and release the For an eAssist vehicle, see the Traction Control/
front of the SLIDE switch. Press the Silverado/Sierra eAssist
switch again to stop it.
Electronic Stability
supplement.
Control
When the sunroof is opened, an air
deflector will automatically raise. The vehicle has a traction control
The air deflector will retract when system that limits wheel spin and
the sunroof is closed. the StabiliTrak system that assists
with directional control of the vehicle
The sunroof also has a sunshade
in difficult driving conditions. Both
that can be pulled forward to block
systems come on automatically
the rays of the sun. Open and close
when the vehicle is started and
the sunshade manually.
begins to move.
If an object is in the path of the . To turn off traction control, press
sunroof while it is closing, the
automatic reversal system will and release g on the center
detect the object and stop the stack. The traction off light i
sunroof. displays in the instrument
See Sunroof 0 55. cluster. The appropriate Driver
Information Center (DIC)
message displays. See Ride
Control System
Messages 0 159.
. To turn off both traction control
and StabiliTrak, press and
hold g until i and g illuminate
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in the instrument cluster and the the tires to the recommended Resetting the Oil Life System
appropriate DIC message pressure shown on the Tire and To reset the engine oil life system:
displays. See Ride Control Loading Information label. See
System Messages 0 159. Vehicle Load Limits 0 272. The 1. Display OIL LIFE REMAINING
warning light will remain on until the on the DIC. See Driver
. Press and release g again to tire pressure is corrected. Information Center (DIC) (Base
turn on both systems. Level) 0 150 or Driver
The low tire pressure warning light Information Center (DIC)
StabiliTrak will automatically turn on may come on in cool weather when
if the vehicle exceeds 56 km/h (Uplevel) 0 152. If the vehicle
the vehicle is first started, and then does not have DIC buttons, the
(35 mph). Traction control will turn off as the vehicle is driven. This
remain off. vehicle must be in P (Park) to
may be an early indicator that the access this display.
See Traction Control/Electronic tire pressures are getting low and
Stability Control 0 308. the tires need to be inflated to the 2. Press and hold the V button on
proper pressure. the DIC, or the trip odometer
Tire Pressure Monitor The TPMS does not replace normal reset stem if the vehicle does
monthly tire maintenance. Maintain not have DIC buttons, for
This vehicle may have a Tire several seconds. The oil life
Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). the correct tire pressures.
will change to 100%.
See Tire Pressure Monitor
System 0 417. The oil life system can also be reset
as follows:
Engine Oil Life System 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN
with the engine off.
The engine oil life system calculates
engine oil life based on vehicle use 2. Fully press the accelerator
and, on most vehicles, displays a pedal slowly three times within
The low tire pressure warning light DIC message when it is necessary five seconds.
alerts to a significant loss in to change the engine oil and filter.
pressure of one of the vehicle's The oil life system should be reset
tires. If the warning light comes on, to 100% only following an oil
stop as soon as possible and inflate change.
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3. Display OIL LIFE REMAINING . When road and weather See Roadside Assistance Program
on the DIC. If the display conditions are appropriate, use 0 487 or Roadside Assistance
shows 100%, the system is cruise control. Program 0 490.
reset. . Always follow posted speed
See Engine Oil Life System 0 372. limits or drive more slowly when Roadside Assistance
conditions require. Program
E85 or FlexFuel . Keep vehicle tires properly Call 01-800-466-0811.
Vehicles with a yellow fuel cap can inflated.
New Chevrolet owners are
use either unleaded gasoline or . Combine several trips into a automatically enrolled in the
ethanol fuel containing up to 85% single trip. Roadside Assistance Program.
ethanol (E85). See E85 or FlexFuel
. Replace the vehicle's tires with See Roadside Assistance Program
0 324. For all other vehicles, use
only the unleaded gasoline the same TPC Spec number 0 487 or Roadside Assistance
described under Fuel 0 322. molded into the tire's sidewall Program 0 490.
near the size.
Driving for Better Fuel . Follow recommended scheduled
Economy maintenance.

Driving habits can affect fuel Roadside Assistance


mileage. Here are some driving tips
to get the best fuel economy Program
possible. U.S.: 1-800-243-8872
. Avoid fast starts and accelerate TTY Users (U.S. Only):
smoothly. 1-888-889-2438
. Brake gradually and avoid Canada: 1-800-268-6800
abrupt stops.
New Chevrolet owners are
. Avoid idling the engine for long automatically enrolled in the
periods of time. Roadside Assistance Program.
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Keys, Doors, and Manual Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Trailer-Tow Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . .
47
48
Keys and Locks
Windows Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
48
49 Keys
Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Keys and Locks Automatic Dimming Mirror . . . . . 50 { Warning
Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Blind Spot Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Reverse Tilt Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Leaving children in a vehicle with
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 the ignition key is dangerous and
Interior Mirrors children or others could be
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Interior Rearview Mirrors . . . . . . . 51
System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 seriously injured or killed. They
Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . 51 could operate the power windows
Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . . 38 Automatic Dimming Rearview
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 or other controls or make the
Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 vehicle move. The windows will
Delayed Locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Windows function with the keys in the
Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . . . 41 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 ignition, and children or others
Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Manual Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 could be caught in the path of a
Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 closing window. Do not leave
Rear Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 children in a vehicle with the
Doors Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Tailgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 ignition key.
Power Assist Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Roof
Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Vehicle Security
Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Vehicle Alarm System . . . . . . . . . 44
Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . . . 46
Exterior Mirrors
Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
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moving the key out of the RUN


Warning (Continued) position. Do not add any additional
items to the ring attached to the
impacted, and airbags may not ignition key. Attach additional items
deploy. To reduce the risk of only to the second ring, and limit
unintentional rotation of the added items to a few essential keys
ignition key, do not change the or small, light items no larger than
way the ignition key and Remote an RKE transmitter.
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter,
if equipped, are connected to the
provided key rings.

The ignition key and key rings, and


{ Warning RKE transmitter, if equipped, are
designed to work together as a
If the key is unintentionally
system to reduce the risk of
rotated while the vehicle is unintentionally moving the key out
running, the ignition could be of the RUN position. The ignition
moved out of the RUN position. key has a small hole to allow
This could be caused by heavy attachment of the provided key ring.
items hanging from the key ring, It is important that any replacement
or by large or long items attached ignition keys have a small hole. See
to the key ring that could be your dealer if a replacement key is
contacted by the driver or required.
steering wheel. If the ignition The combination and size of the
moves out of the RUN position, rings that came with your keys were
the engine will shut off, braking specifically selected for your
and steering power assist may be vehicle. The rings are connected to
(Continued) the key like two links of a chain to
reduce the risk of unintentionally
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Programming with a If there are no currently recognized


Recognized Key keys available, follow this procedure
To program a new key: to program the first key.

1. Insert the original, already This procedure will take


programmed key in the ignition approximately 30 minutes to
and turn the key to the ON/ complete for the first key. The
RUN position. vehicle must be off and all of the
keys you wish to program must be
2. Turn the key to LOCK/OFF, with you.
and remove the key.
1. Insert the new vehicle key into
3. Insert the new key to be the ignition.
programmed and turn it to the
Interference from radio-frequency ON/RUN position within 2. Turn to ON/RUN. The security
identification (RFID) tags may five seconds. light will come on.
prevent the key from starting the 3. Wait 10 minutes until the
The security light will turn off
vehicle. Keep RFID tags away from security light turns off.
once the key has been
the key when starting the vehicle.
programmed. 4. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF.
The key is used for the ignition and
4. Repeat Steps 1–3 if additional 5. Repeat Steps 2–4 two more
all door locks.
keys are to be programmed. times. After the third time, turn
Programming Keys If a key is lost or damaged, see your to ON/RUN; the key is learned
dealer to have a new key made. and all previously known keys
Follow these procedures to program will no longer work with the
up to eight keys to the vehicle. Programming without a vehicle.
Recognized Key
Remaining keys can be learned by
Program a new key to the vehicle following the procedure in
when a recognized key is not “Programming with a
available. Canadian regulations Recognized Key.”
require that owners see their dealer.
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The key has a bar-coded key tag . Check the location. Other
that the dealer or qualified locksmith vehicles or objects may be
can use to make new keys. Store blocking the signal.
this information in a safe place, not . Check the transmitter's battery.
in the vehicle. See “Battery Replacement” later
See your dealer if a replacement in this section.
key or additional key is needed. . If the transmitter is still not
If it becomes difficult to turn a key, working correctly, see your
inspect the key blade for debris. dealer or a qualified technician
Periodically clean with a brush for service.
or pick.
With an active OnStar subscription, Remote Keyless Entry With Remote Start (without
an OnStar Advisor may remotely (RKE) System Operation Remote Start Similar)
unlock the vehicle. See OnStar
Overview 0 501 or OnStar
The RKE transmitter functions may / (Remote Vehicle Start) :
work up to 60 m (197 ft) away from If equipped, / is used to start the
Overview 0 501.
the vehicle. engine from outside the vehicle
Remote Keyless Entry Other conditions can affect the using the RKE transmitter. See
performance of the transmitter. See Remote Vehicle Start 0 38.
(RKE) System Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Q (Lock) : Press to lock all doors
See Radio Frequency Statement System 0 36. and the tailgate.
0 496 or Radio Frequency
Statement 0 496. If enabled in Vehicle
Personalization, the turn signal
If there is a decrease in the RKE lamps flash once to indicate locking
operating range: has occurred. If enabled through the
. Check the distance. The DIC, the horn chirps when Q is
transmitter may be too far from pressed again within three seconds.
the vehicle. See Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
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Pressing Q arms the alarm system. If equipped with auto mirror folding, Programming Transmitters to
See Vehicle Alarm System 0 44. pressing and holding K for the Vehicle
If equipped with auto mirror folding, one second will unfold the mirrors. Only RKE transmitters programmed
The auto mirror folding feature will to this vehicle will work. If a
pressing and holding Q for not operate unless it is enabled.
one second will fold the mirrors. The transmitter is lost or stolen, a
See Folding Mirrors 0 49 and replacement can be purchased and
auto mirror folding feature will not Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
operate unless it is enabled. See programmed through your dealer.
Folding Mirrors 0 49 and Vehicle On some models, press, release Each vehicle can have up to
Personalization 0 165. and then press and hold K to open eight transmitters programmed to it.
all of the windows. Pressing the See your dealer for transmitter
K (Unlock) : Press once to unlock button again will stop the windows. programming.
only the driver door. If K is pressed
again within three seconds, all See Vehicle Alarm System 0 44. Battery Replacement
remaining doors and the tailgate 7 (Vehicle Locator/Panic Replace the battery in the
unlock. The interior lamps may Alarm) : Press and release one transmitter soon if the REPLACE
come on and stay on for 20 seconds time to initiate vehicle locator. The BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY
or until the ignition is turned on. turn signal lamps flash and the horn message displays in the DIC.
If enabled in Vehicle sounds three times.
Personalization, the turn signal Caution
Press and hold 7 for at least
lamps flash twice to indicate three seconds to sound the panic
unlocking has occurred. See Vehicle When replacing the battery, do
alarm. The turn signal lamps flash not touch any of the circuitry on
Personalization 0 165. If enabled and the horn sounds repeatedly for
through the DIC, the exterior lamps the transmitter. Static from your
30 seconds. The alarm turns off body could damage the
may turn on. See Vehicle when the ignition is moved to ON/
Personalization 0 165. transmitter.
RUN or 7 is pressed again. The
Pressing K on the RKE transmitter ignition must be in LOCK/OFF for
disarms the alarm system. See the panic alarm to work.
Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
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To replace the battery: Remote Vehicle Start


If equipped with the remote start
feature, the climate control system
will come on when the vehicle is
started remotely, depending on the
outside temperature.
The rear defog and heated and
ventilated seats, if equipped, may
also come on. See Heated and
Ventilated Front Seats 0 63 and
Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
2. Press and slide the battery Laws in some communities may
down toward the pocket of the restrict the use of remote starters.
1. Separate and remove the back transmitter in the direction of Check local regulations for any
cover of the transmitter with a the key ring. Do not use a requirements on remote starting of
flat, thin object, such as a coin. metal object. vehicles.
3. Remove the battery. Do not use remote start if the
4. Insert the new battery, positive vehicle is low on fuel.
side facing up. Replace with a The vehicle cannot be remote
CR2032 or equivalent battery. started if:
5. Push together the transmitter . The key is in the ignition.
back cover top side first, and . The hood is not closed.
then the bottom toward the
key ring. . There is an emission control
system malfunction and the
malfunction indicator lamp is on.
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The engine will turn off during a The engine will continue to run . Turn on the hazard warning
remote vehicle start if: for 10 minutes. After flashers.
. The coolant temperature gets 30 seconds, repeat . Turn the ignition on and then off.
too high. Steps 1 and 2 for a 10-minute
time extension.
. The oil pressure gets low. Door Locks
Place the ignition in ON/RUN to
The RKE transmitter range may be operate the vehicle.
reduced while the vehicle is running. { Warning
Extending Engine Run Time
Other conditions can affect the Unlocked doors can be
performance of the transmitter. See The engine run time can be dangerous.
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) extended by 10 minutes, for a total
of 20 minutes, if during the first . Passengers, especially
System 0 36 or Vehicle
10 minutes Steps 1 and 2 are children, can easily open
Personalization 0 165.
repeated while the engine is still the doors and fall out of a
Starting the Engine Using Remote running. An extension can be moving vehicle. When a
Start requested 30 seconds after starting. door is locked, the handle
will not open it. The chance
1. Press and release Q. A maximum of two remote starts, of being thrown out of the
or a single start with an extension, vehicle in a crash is
2. Immediately press and hold / is allowed between ignition cycles. increased if the doors are
until the turn signal lamps flash
The vehicle's ignition must be not locked. So, all
or for at least four seconds.
turned on and then back off to use passengers should wear
When the vehicle starts, the remote start again. safety belts properly and the
parking lamps will turn on. The doors should be locked
doors will be locked and the Canceling a Remote Start whenever the vehicle is
climate control system may To cancel a remote start, do one of driven.
come on. the following: (Continued)
. Press and hold / until the
parking lamps turn off.
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Warning (Continued)
From outside, use the Remote Power Door Locks
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or
the key in the driver door.
. Young children who get into
unlocked vehicles may be From inside, use the power door
unable to get out. A child locks or manual door locks. To lock
can be overcome by or unlock the door with the manual
extreme heat and can suffer locks, push down or pull up on the
permanent injuries or even manual lock knob.
death from heat stroke. From inside, pull the door handle
Always lock the vehicle once to unlock the door. Pull the
whenever leaving it. handle again to open the door.
. Outsiders can easily enter See Vehicle Alarm System 0 44.
through an unlocked door
when you slow down or stop Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim
the vehicle. Locking the Shown, Other Models Similar
doors can help prevent this
from happening.

There are several ways to lock and


unlock the vehicle.

Base Trim
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If equipped with power door locks: Automatic Door Locks Lockout Protection
Q : Press to lock the doors. The doors will lock automatically When locking is requested with the
K : Press to unlock the doors. when all doors are closed, the driver door open and the key in the
ignition is on, and the shift lever is ignition, all the doors will lock and
Delayed Locking moved out of P (Park) for automatic then the driver door will unlock.
transmissions and vehicle speed is This can be manually overridden by
If equipped, when locking the doors above 13 km/h (8 mph) for manual
with the power lock switch and a transmissions. pressing and holding Q on the
door open, the doors will lock power door lock switch.
five seconds after the last door is To unlock the doors:
closed. Three chimes signal that . Press K on a door.
delayed locking is in use.
. Shift the transmission into
Pressing the power lock switch P (Park) for an automatic
twice overrides the delayed locking transmission.
feature and immediately locks all
doors. . Remove the key from the
ignition for a manual
This feature will not operate if the transmission.
key is in the ignition.
Automatic door unlocking can be
Turn delayed locking on or off using programmed through the Driver
vehicle personalization. See Vehicle Information Center (DIC). See
Personalization 0 165. Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
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Safety Locks Press { to activate the safety locks Doors


The rear door safety locks prevent on the rear doors. The indicator light
passengers from opening the rear comes on when activated. Press { Tailgate
doors from inside the vehicle. again to deactivate. The vehicle
must be on, in ACC/ACCESSORY,
or in Retained Accessory Power
{ Warning
(RAP). See Retained Accessory It is extremely dangerous to ride
Power (RAP) 0 284. on the tailgate, even when the
If the indicator light flashes, the vehicle is operated at low speeds.
feature may not be working properly. People riding on the tailgate can
easily lose their balance and fall
in response to vehicle
maneuvers. Falling from a moving
vehicle may result in serious
injuries or death. Do not allow
people to ride on the tailgate. Be
Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim sure everyone in your vehicle is in
Shown, Others Similar a seat and using a safety belt
properly.

To lock or unlock the tailgate, use


the RKE transmitter or the key. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 36.
Open the tailgate by lifting up on its
handle while pulling the
tailgate down.
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To shut the tailgate, firmly push it 1. Raise the tailgate and support Keep hands, children, pets, objects,
upward until it latches. it firmly. Pull out and hold the and clothing clear of the power
After closing the tailgate, pull it back cable retaining clip (1). Push assist steps when in motion.
to be sure it latches securely. the cable (3) up and off of the The steps will reverse direction if
bolt (2). Repeat on the there is an obstruction. Remove the
Tailgate Removal other side. obstruction, then open and close the
The tailgate can be removed to 2. With the tailgate about halfway door on the same side to complete
allow for different loading situations. open, lift the right edge of the the motion. If the obstruction is not
Assistance may be needed with the tailgate from the lower pivot. cleared, the assist steps remain
removal to avoid damage to the On vehicles with the tailgate extended.
vehicle. assist feature, raise the tailgate Slight movement of the steps while
On vehicles with a Rear Vision nearly all the way to the closed extended is normal.
Camera, it must be disconnected position prior to removing the
left edge. Kick Switch
before removing the tailgate. See
Driver Assistance Systems 0 314. 3. Move the tailgate to the right
To remove the tailgate: and away to release the
left edge.
Reverse this procedure to reinstall
the tailgate. Make sure the tailgate
is secure.

Power Assist Steps


If equipped, the power assist steps,
when enabled, will extend when the
door is opened. They will retract
three seconds after the door is 1. Place the vehicle in P (Park)
closed or immediately if the vehicle and unlock the doors.
starts moving.
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2. Kick the switch to extend the . Press j to extend both steps. Vehicle Security
power assist step to the tire. A DIC message displays.
A DIC message displays. This vehicle has theft-deterrent
. Press j again to extend to the features; however, they do not make
3. Kick the switch again to return
tire. A DIC message displays. the vehicle impossible to steal.
to normal operation.
Center Stack Switch . Press j again to return to Vehicle Alarm System
normal operation.
Enable/Disable
To enable or disable the power
assist steps, press and hold j for
four seconds. A DIC message
displays.
Cleaning
Clean the power assist steps
regularly. For an automatic car
wash, extend the steps while in
N (Neutral) using the center stack
switch. The steps will stow when
The power assist steps can be shifting into D (Drive). The indicator light, on the
extended and extended to the tire instrument panel near the
by pressing j. When extending windshield, indicates the status of
the system.
the steps with j, the kick switch is
disabled. Off : Alarm system is disarmed.
The vehicle must be in P (Park) or On Solid : Vehicle is secured
N (Neutral). To extend the steps: during the delay to arm the system.
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Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured. If the driver door is opened without To avoid setting off the alarm by
A door, the liftgate or the hood first unlocking with the RKE accident:
is open. transmitter, the horn will chirp and . Lock the vehicle after all
Slow Flash : Alarm system is the lights will flash to indicate occupants have exited.
armed. pre-alarm. If the vehicle is not
started, or the door is not unlocked . Always unlock a door with the
Arming the Alarm System by pressing K on the RKE RKE transmitter, or use the
transmitter during the 10-second Keyless Access system.
1. Turn off the vehicle.
pre-alarm, the alarm will be Unlocking the driver door with
2. Lock the vehicle in one of activated. the key will not disarm the
three ways: system or turn off the alarm.
The alarm will also be activated if a
. Use the RKE transmitter. passenger door, the liftgate, or the How to Detect a Tamper
. Use the Keyless Access hood is opened without first Condition
system. disarming the system. When the
alarm is activated, the turn signals If K is pressed on the RKE
. With a door open, press Q flash and the horn sounds for about transmitter and the horn chirps three
on the interior of the door. 30 seconds. The alarm system will times, an alarm occurred previously
3. After 30 seconds, the alarm then re-arm to monitor for the next while the alarm system was armed.
system will arm and the unauthorized event.
If the alarm has been activated, a
indicator light will begin to Disarming the Alarm System message will appear on the DIC.
slowly flash. Pressing Q on the See Security Messages 0 161.
RKE transmitter a second time To disarm the alarm system or turn
will bypass the 30-second off the alarm if it has been activated: Inclination Sensor and
Intrusion Sensor
delay and immediately arm the . Press K on the RKE transmitter.
alarm system. In addition to the standard
. Unlock the vehicle using the
The vehicle alarm system will not theft-deterrent system features, this
Keyless Access system. system may also have an,
arm if the doors are locked with
the key. . Start the vehicle. inclination sensor and intrusion
sensor.
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The inclination sensor can set off Inclination and Intrusion Immobilizer
the alarm if it senses movement of Sensors Disable Switch
the vehicle, such as a change in See Radio Frequency Statement
vehicle orientation. 0 496 or Radio Frequency
Statement 0 496.
The intrusion sensor monitors the
vehicle interior, and can activate the Immobilizer Operation
alarm if it senses unauthorized entry
into the vehicle’s interior. Do not
allow passengers or pets to remain
in the vehicle when the intrusion
sensor is activated.
Before arming the theft-deterrent
system and activating the intrusion
sensor:
This vehicle has a passive
. Make sure all doors and theft-deterrent system.
It is recommended that the intrusion
windows are completely closed.
and inclination sensors be The system does not have to be
. Secure any loose items such as deactivated if pets are left in the manually armed or disarmed.
sunshades. vehicle or if the vehicle is being The vehicle is automatically
. Make sure there are no transported. immobilized when the vehicle is
obstructions blocking the With the vehicle turned off, press turned off.
sensors in the front overhead o in the front overhead console. The system is automatically
console. The indicator light will come on disarmed when the key is turned to
. Close DVD screens, if equipped, momentarily, indicating that these ON/RUN, ACC/ACCESSORY,
before leaving the vehicle. sensors have been disabled for the or START from the LOCK/OFF
next alarm system arming cycle. position.
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The security light, in the instrument It is possible for the immobilizer Exterior Mirrors
cluster, comes on if there is a system to learn new or replacement
problem with arming or disarming keys. Up to eight keys can be
the theft-deterrent system. programmed for the vehicle. To Convex Mirrors
When trying to start the vehicle, the program additional keys, see Keys
security light comes on briefly when 0 33. To program additional { Warning
the ignition is turned on. transmitters, see Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 36. A convex mirror can make things,
If the engine does not start and the like other vehicles, look farther
security light stays on, there is a Do not leave the key or device that
away than they really are. If you
problem with the system. Turn the disarms or deactivates the vehicle
cut too sharply into the right lane,
ignition off and try again. theft system in the vehicle.
you could hit a vehicle on the
If the engine still does not start, and See your dealer to get a new key right. Check the inside mirror or
the key appears to be undamaged, blank cut exactly as the ignition key glance over your shoulder before
try another ignition key. It may be that operates the system. changing lanes.
necessary to check the fuse. See
Fuses 0 400. If the engine still does The passenger side mirror is convex
not start with the other key, the shaped. A convex mirror's surface is
vehicle needs service. If the vehicle curved so more can be seen from
does start, the first key may be the driver seat.
faulty. See your dealer.
Manual Mirrors
If equipped, adjust manual mirrors
by moving the mirror up and down
or left to right to see a little of the
side of the vehicle and to have a
clear view behind the vehicle.
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Using hood-mounted air deflectors seat. The convex mirror can be 2. Press the arrows on the control
and add-on convex mirror adjusted manually to the driver pad to move the mirror in the
attachments could decrease mirror preferred position for better vision. desired direction.
performance. The mirror may have a turn signal 3. Adjust each outside mirror so
arrow that flashes in the direction of that a little of the vehicle and
Trailer-Tow Mirrors the turn or lane change. the area behind it can be seen.
If equipped, the mirror housing may 4. Keep the selector switch in the
have auxiliary cargo and clearance center position when not
lamps. See Cargo Lamp 0 185 and adjusting mirrors.
Exterior Lamp Controls 0 178.

Power Mirrors

If equipped, adjust trailer-tow


mirrors for a clear view of the area
behind you. Manually pull out the
mirror head to extend it for better Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim
visibility when towing a trailer. Shown, Other Models Similar
The lower portion of the mirror is 1. Press (1) or (2) to select the
Base Power Mirrors driver or passenger side mirror.
convex. A convex mirror's surface is
curved to see more from the driver If equipped with power mirrors:
1. Press (1) or (2) to select the
driver or passenger side mirror.
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2. Press the arrows on the control Folding Mirrors Resetting the Power Folding
pad while the indicator light on Mirrors
button (1) or (2) is illuminated, Reset the power folding mirrors if:
to move the mirror in the
desired direction. . The mirrors are accidentally
obstructed while folding.
3. Adjust each outside mirror so
that a little of the vehicle and . They are accidentally manually
the area behind it can be seen. folded/unfolded.
4. Press either (1) or (2) again to . The mirrors will not stay in the
deselect the mirror. unfolded position.
If you do not deselect the mirror, the . The mirrors vibrate at normal
feature will turn off after about driving speeds.
one minute. Manually fold both mirrors if they
Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim
If equipped, the mirrors may include are out of sync. Fold and unfold the
Shown, Other Models Similar
a memory function that works with mirrors three times using the mirror
the memory seats. See Memory Power Folding controls to reset them to their
Seats 0 62. normal position. A popping noise
If equipped with power folding may be heard. This sound is normal
mirrors: after a manual folding operation.
1. Press (2) to fold the mirrors out
to the driving position. Manual Folding
2. Press (2) again to fold the If equipped, push the mirror toward
mirrors in to the folded position. the vehicle to fold. Push the mirror
outward to return to its original
The mirrors may also include a position.
memory function that works with the
memory seats. See Memory Manually fold the mirrors inward to
Seats 0 62. prevent damage when going
through an automatic car wash.
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Auto Mirror Folding If the vehicle has trailer-tow mirrors, Driving with the Blind Spot
only the upper glass of the mirror is Mirror
If equipped, with the ignition off,
heated. The lower convex part of
press and hold Q on the RKE the towing mirrors is not heated.
transmitter for approximately
one second to automatically fold the See “Rear Window Defogger” under
Climate Control Systems (with
exterior mirrors. Press and hold K Heater Only) 0 250 or Climate
on the RKE transmitter for Control Systems (with Air
approximately one second to unfold. Conditioning) 0 252 or Dual
See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Automatic Climate Control
System Operation 0 36. System 0 253.
This feature is turned on or off
through vehicle personalization. See Automatic Dimming
Vehicle Personalization 0 165. Mirror
Turn Signal Indicator If equipped, the driver outside mirror
If equipped, indicator lights on the automatically adjusts for the glare of
mirror flash in the direction of the the headlamps from behind. This
turn or lane change. feature comes on when the vehicle
is started.
Heated Mirrors
Blind Spot Mirrors
1 (Rear Window Defogger) :
If equipped, the rear window If equipped, there is a small convex
defogger also heats the side mirror built into the upper and outer
mirrors. corner of the driver outside rearview
mirror. It can show objects that may
W (Heated Side Mirrors) : be in the vehicle's blind zone. Actual Mirror View
If equipped, press to turn the heated
mirrors on or off.
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1. When the approaching vehicle zone. Then, glance over your Interior Mirrors
is a long distance away, the shoulder to double check
image in the main mirror is before moving slowly into the
small and near the inboard adjacent lane. Interior Rearview Mirrors
edge of the mirror. Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear
2. As the vehicle gets closer, the Reverse Tilt Mirrors view of the area behind your
image in the main mirror gets vehicle.
If equipped with memory seats, the
larger and moves outboard. passenger and/or driver mirror tilts If equipped with OnStar, the vehicle
3. As the vehicle enters the blind to a preselected position when the may have three control buttons at
zone, the image transitions vehicle is in R (Reverse). This the bottom of the mirror. See your
from the main mirror to the allows the curb to be seen when dealer for more information about
blind spot mirror. parallel parking. OnStar and how to subscribe to it.
See OnStar Overview 0 500 or
4. When the vehicle is in the blind The mirror(s) return to the original
OnStar Overview 0 501.
zone, the image only appears position when:
in the blind spot mirror. . The vehicle is shifted out of Do not spray glass cleaner directly
on the mirror. Use a soft towel
Using the Outside Mirror with R (Reverse), or remains in
dampened with water.
R (Reverse) for about
the Blind Spot Mirror 30 seconds.
1. Set the main mirror so that the Manual Rearview Mirror
. The ignition is turned off.
side of the vehicle can just be If equipped, push the tab forward for
seen and the blind spot mirror . The vehicle is driven in daytime use and pull it rearward for
has an unobstructed view. R (Reverse) above a set speed. nighttime use to avoid glare from
2. When checking for traffic or To turn this feature on or off, see the headlamps from behind.
before changing a lane, look at Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
the main driver/passenger side
mirror to observe traffic in the
adjacent lane, behind your
vehicle. Check the blind spot
mirror for a vehicle in the blind
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Automatic Dimming Windows pulsing sound when either rear


window is down and the front
Rearview Mirror windows are up. To reduce the
If equipped, the mirror will { Warning sound, open either a front window
automatically reduce the glare of the or the sunroof, if equipped.
headlamps from behind. The Never leave a child, a helpless
adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle,
dimming feature comes on each
especially with the windows
Manual Windows
time the vehicle is started.
closed in warm or hot weather. If equipped, turn the hand crank on
They can be overcome by the each door to manually raise or lower
extreme heat and suffer the manual windows.
permanent injuries or even death
from heat stroke. Power Windows

{ Warning
Children could be seriously
injured or killed if caught in the
path of a closing window. Never
leave keys in a vehicle with
children. When there are children
in the rear seat, use the window
lockout button to prevent
operation of the windows. See
Keys 0 33.

The vehicle aerodynamics are


designed to improve fuel economy
performance. This may result in a
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Press the switch down to lower the


window, and pull up the front of the
switch to raise the window.
Express-Down Windows
If equipped, the express-down
feature allows the window to be
lowered without holding the switch.
Press the window switch down fully
and release it to activate the
express-down feature. The
express-down feature can be
Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim Regular Cab Uplevel Trim Shown, canceled at any time by briefly
Shown, Other Models Similar Other Models Similar pressing the switch.
If equipped, the driver door has a Express-Up Window
switch to control all windows. Each If equipped, the driver window
passenger door has a switch to express-up feature allows the
control that window. window to be raised without holding
The power windows: the switch. Pull the window switch
up fully and release it to activate the
. Can be operated with the
express-up feature. The express-up
ignition in ON/RUN or ACC/
feature can be canceled at any time
ACCESSORY.
by briefly pulling the switch.
. Can be operated in Retained
Accessory Power (RAP). See Programming the Power
Retained Accessory Power Windows
(RAP) 0 284. If the battery on the vehicle has
been recharged or disconnected,
or is not working, the driver power
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window will need to be Express Window Anti-Pinch Window Lockout


reprogrammed for the express-up Override
feature to work.
To reprogram the power windows: { Warning
1. Close all doors. If express override is activated,
2. Place the ignition in ACC/ the window will not reverse
ACCESSORY or ON/RUN. automatically. You or others could
3. From any open position, pull be injured and the window could
the power window switch up be damaged. Before you use
until the window is fully closed. express override, make sure that
all people and obstructions are
4. Hold the switch up for
clear of the window path.
approximately two seconds
after the window is fully closed. Crew/Double Cab Premium Trim
The anti-pinch feature can be Shown, Other Models Similar
The window is now reprogrammed.
overridden in a supervised mode. Z (Window Lockout) : The driver
Express Window Anti-Pinch Hold the window switch in the door power window switch has a
Feature partially or fully pulled up position. lockout feature. This feature
The window rises for as long as the prevents the rear windows from
If any object is in the path of the switch is held. Once the switch is
window when express-up is active, operating, except from the driver
released, the express mode is position. Press the switch to engage
the window stops at the obstacle reactivated.
and auto-reverses to a preset or disengage the lockout feature. An
factory position. Weather conditions In this mode, the window can still indicator light on the switch will
such as severe icing also cause the close on an object in its path. Use come on when the lockout feature is
window to auto-reverse. The care when using the override mode. engaged, and will go off when
window returns to normal operation disengaged.
once the obstacle or condition is
removed.
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Rear Windows Sun Visors Roof


Power Sliding Rear Window
Sunroof

Pull the sun visor down to block


glare. Detach the sun visor from the
center mount to pivot to the side
window or, if equipped, extend
along the rod.
If equipped, the power sliding rear
window works when the ignition has If equipped, the sunroof operates
been turned to ACC/ACCESSORY when the ignition is in ACC/
or ON/RUN, or when Retained ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, or when
Accessory Power (RAP) is active. Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is
See Retained Accessory Power active. See Retained Accessory
(RAP) 0 284. Power (RAP) 0 284.
. Press the switch to open the Vent : From the closed position,
window. press the rear of the TILT switch to
vent the sunroof.
. Pull the switch to close the
window. Manual-Open/Manual-Close : To
open the sunroof, press and hold
The power sliding rear window the rear of the SLIDE switch until
cannot be operated manually.
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the sunroof reaches the desired conditions, it is possible to override


position. Press and hold the front of the reversal system. To override the
the SLIDE switch to close it reversal system, close in manual
Express-Open/Express-Close : To mode. To stop the movement,
express-open the sunroof, fully release the switch.
press and release the rear of the
SLIDE switch. To express-close the
sunroof, fully press and release the
front of the SLIDE switch. Press the
switch again to stop it.
When the sunroof is opened, an air
deflector will automatically raise.
The air deflector will retract when
the sunroof is closed.
The sunroof also has a sunshade, Dirt and debris may collect on the
which can be pulled forward to block sunroof seal or in the track. This
sun rays. The sunshade must be could cause an issue with sunroof
opened and closed manually. operation or noise. It could also plug
the water drainage system.
Automatic Reversal System Periodically open the sunroof and
The sunroof is equipped with an remove any obstacles or loose
automatic reversal system that is debris. Wipe the sunroof seal and
only active when the sunroof is roof sealing area using a clean
being operated in express mode. cloth, mild soap, and water. Do not
If an object is in the path of the remove grease from the sunroof
sunroof while it is express closing, tracks.
the reversal system will detect the If water is seen dripping into the
object and stop. In the event of water drainage system, this is
closing difficulties like frost or other normal.
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Seats and Safety Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . .


Safety System Check . . . . . . . . . .
72
73
Where to Put the Restraint . . . . . 94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for
Restraints Safety Belt Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing Safety Belt System
73 Children (LATCH System) . . . . 96
Replacing LATCH System
Parts after a Crash . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Parts After a Crash . . . . . . . . . 106
Head Restraints Securing Child Restraints
Airbag System (Center Front Seat) . . . . . . . . . 107
Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Securing Child Restraints
Front Seats Where Are the Airbags? . . . . . . . 76 (Rear Seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 When Should an Airbag Securing Child Restraints
Center Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Inflate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 (Front Passenger Seat) . . . . . 110
Power Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . 60 What Makes an Airbag
Lumbar Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Inflate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Reclining Seatbacks . . . . . . . . . . . 61 How Does an Airbag
Memory Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Restrain? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Heated and Ventilated Front What Will You See after an
Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Airbag Inflates? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Airbag On-Off Switch . . . . . . . . . . 80
Rear Seats Passenger Sensing System . . . 82
Rear Seats (Double Cab Full Servicing the Airbag-Equipped
Bench) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Rear Seats (Split Bench) . . . . . . 65 Adding Equipment to the
Airbag-Equipped Vehicle . . . . . 87
Safety Belts Airbag System Check . . . . . . . . . . 88
Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Replacing Airbag System Parts
How to Wear Safety Belts after a Crash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Properly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Lap-Shoulder Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Child Restraints
Safety Belt Use During Older Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Pregnancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Infants and Young Children . . . . 90
Lap Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Child Restraint Systems . . . . . . . 93
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Head Restraints
Front Seats
The vehicle’s front seats have
adjustable head restraints in the
outboard seating positions.

{ Warning
With head restraints that are not
installed and adjusted properly,
there is a greater chance that
occupants will suffer a neck/ Adjust the head restraint so that the The height of the head restraint can
spinal injury in a crash. Do not top of the restraint is at the same be adjusted. Pull the head restraint
drive until the head restraints for height as the top of the occupant's up to raise it. Try to move the head
all occupants are installed and head. This position reduces the restraint to make sure that it is
chance of a neck injury in a crash. locked in place.
adjusted properly.
To lower the head restraint, press
the button, located on the top of the
seatback, and push the 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 removable.
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Rear Seats Front Seats 2. Slide the seat to the desired


position and release the
The rear seat has adjustable
handle.
headrests in the outboard seating Seat Adjustment
positions. 3. Try to move the seat back and
forth to be sure it is locked in
The height of the headrest can be { Warning place.
adjusted. Pull the headrest up to
raise it. To lower the headrest, push You can lose control of the To adjust the seatback, see
the headrest down. vehicle if you try to adjust a driver Reclining Seatbacks 0 61.
seat while the vehicle is moving. To adjust the lumbar support, see
If you are installing a child restraint
in the rear seat, see “Securing a Adjust the driver seat only when Lumbar Adjustment 0 60.
Child Restraint Designed for the the vehicle is not moving.
LATCH System” under Lower Center Seat
Anchors and Tethers for Children
If equipped, the center front
(LATCH System) 0 96.
seatback doubles as an armrest and
cupholder/storage area for the driver
and passenger when the center
front seat is not used. Do not use it
as a seating position when the
seatback is folded down.

To adjust a manual seat:


1. Pull the handle at the front of
the seat.
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Power Seat Adjustment To adjust the lumbar support, see Power Lumbar
Lumbar Adjustment 0 60.
Some vehicles are equipped with a
feature that activates a vibrating
pulse alert in the driver seat to help
the driver avoid crashes. See Driver
Assistance Systems 0 314.

Lumbar Adjustment
Manual Lumbar

To adjust a power seat, if equipped: To adjust the power lumbar support,


if equipped:
. Move the seat forward or
rearward by sliding the control . Press and hold the control
forward or rearward. forward to increase or rearward
to decrease upper and lower
. If equipped, raise or lower the
lumbar support at the same time.
front part of the seat cushion by
moving the front of the control . If equipped, press and hold the
up or down. control up to increase upper
lumbar support and decrease
. If equipped, raise or lower the
If equipped, move the lever up or lower lumbar support.
seat by moving the rear of the
control up or down. down repeatedly to increase or Press and hold the control down
decrease lumbar support. to increase lower lumbar support
To adjust the seatback, see and decrease upper lumbar
Reclining Seatbacks 0 61. support.
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Reclining Seatbacks

{ Warning
Sitting in a reclined position when
the vehicle is in motion can be
dangerous. Even when buckled
up, the safety belts cannot do
their job.
The shoulder belt will not be
against your body. Instead, it will
be in front of you. In a crash, you Do not have a seatback reclined if To adjust a manual seatback:
could go into it, receiving neck or the vehicle is moving.
other injuries. 1. Lift the lever.
Manual Reclining Seatbacks The seatback will automatically
The lap belt could go up over
your abdomen. The belt forces fold forward.
would be there, not at your pelvic { Warning 2. To recline, move the seatback
bones. This could cause serious rearward to the desired
If either seatback is not locked, it
internal injuries. position, then release the lever
could move forward in a sudden
to lock the seatback in place.
For proper protection when the stop or crash. That could cause
vehicle is in motion, have the injury to the person sitting there. 3. Push and pull on the seatback
seatback upright. Then sit well Always push and pull on the to make sure it is locked.
back in the seat and wear the seatbacks to be sure they are
safety belt properly. locked.
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To return the seatback to the upright Memory Seats 2. Adjust the driver seat, outside
position: mirrors, and adjustable pedals
1. Lift the lever fully without (if equipped) to the desired
applying pressure to the driving positions.
seatback, and the seatback will 3. Press and release SET. A beep
return to the upright position. will sound.
2. Push and pull on the seatback 4. Immediately press and hold 1
to make sure it is locked. until two beeps sound.
Power Reclining Seatbacks 5. Repeat Steps 1–4 for a second
driver using 2.
To store positions to the B (Exit)
button and easy exit features,
Crew/Double Cab Shown, Other repeat Steps 1–4 above using B to
Models Similar store your positions for getting out
If memory equipped, the SET, 1, 2, of the vehicle.
and B (Exit) buttons on the driver Manually Recalling Memory
door are used to manually store and Positions
recall memory settings for the driver
seat, outside mirrors, and adjustable Press and hold 1, 2, or B (Exit) to
pedals (if equipped). manually recall the previously
stored memory positions. Releasing
Storing Memory Positions 1, 2, or B before the stored
To recline a power seatback,
if equipped: To store positions to the 1 and 2 positions are reached stops the
buttons: recall.
. Tilt the top of the control
rearward to recline. 1. The ignition must be in ON/
RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY.
. Tilt the top of the control forward
to raise.
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Automatically Recalling Memory Easy Exit Recall two seconds. Try recalling again
Positions (Auto Recall) If programmed on in the vehicle by pressing the appropriate
If programmed on in the vehicle personalization menu, the easy exit memory button.
personalization menu, the Auto feature automatically recalls the . For exit recall position, press
(Automatic) Memory Recall feature previously stored B (Exit) position. and hold the appropriate manual
automatically recalls the current See “Storing Memory Positions” control for the exit feature not
driver’s previously stored 1 or 2 listed previously. See also Vehicle recalling for two seconds. Then
position when the ignition is Personalization 0 165. try recalling the exit position
changed from OFF to ON/RUN or again.
ACC/ACCESSORY. Easy exit recall automatically
activates when one of the following If the memory position is still not
See “Auto Memory Recall” under occurs: recalling, see your dealer for
“Comfort and Convenience” in service.
Vehicle Personalization 0 165. . The vehicle is turned off and the
driver door is opened within a Heated and Ventilated
To stop recall movement, press one short time.
of the memory, power mirror or Front Seats
power seat controls; or press the . The vehicle is turned off with the
driver door open.
adjustable pedal control (if
equipped).
{ Warning
Obstructions
RKE Transmitters are not labeled If you cannot feel temperature
If something has blocked the driver
with a number. If your memory seat seat and/or adjustable pedals while change or pain to the skin, the
position is stored to 1 or 2 but this recalling a memory position, the seat heater may cause burns. To
position is not automatically recall may stop. Remove the reduce the risk of burns, people
recalling, then store your positions obstruction. Then do one of the with such a condition should use
to the other button or switch RKE following: care when using the seat heater,
transmitters with the other driver. especially for long periods of
. For manual or automatic recall
time. Do not place anything on
positions, press and hold the
the seat that insulates against
appropriate manual control for
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Press I to heat the driver or or ventilated seats are canceled


Warning (Continued) when the ignition is turned on. Press
passenger seatback only.
the heated or ventilated seat button
heat, such as a blanket, cushion, Press J to heat the driver or to use the heated or ventilated seats
cover, or similar item. This may passenger seat cushion and after the vehicle is started.
cause the seat heater to seatback.
overheat. An overheated seat The heated or ventilated seat
heater may cause a burn or may Press C to ventilate the driver or indicator lights do not turn on during
damage the seat. passenger seat. a remote start.
The indicator light on the button The temperature performance of an
comes on when this feature is on. unoccupied seat may be reduced.
This is normal.
Press the button once for the
highest setting. With each press of The heated or ventilated seats will
the button, the seat will change to not turn on during a remote start
the next lower setting, and then to unless they are enabled in the
the off setting. The indicator lights vehicle personalization menu. See
next to the buttons indicate three for Remote Vehicle Start 0 38 and
the highest setting and one for the Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
lowest. If the heated seats are on
high for an extended time, their level
may automatically be lowered.
Remote Start Auto Heated and
Heated and Ventilated Seat
Ventilated Seats
Buttons Shown, Heated Seat
Buttons Similar During a remote start, the heated or
ventilated seats can be turned on
If equipped, the buttons are on the automatically. When it is cold
center stack. To operate, the engine outside, the heated seats turn on,
must be running. and when it is hot outside the
ventilated seats turn on. The heated
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Rear Seats 2. Pull up on the seat cushion to


make sure it is locked in place.
Rear Seats (Double Cab Make sure the safety belts are
not twisted or caught in the
Full Bench) seat cushion.
Folding the Rear Seat
{ Warning
Caution
A safety belt that is improperly
Folding a rear seat with the safety routed, not properly attached,
belts still fastened may cause or twisted will not provide the
damage to the seat or the safety protection needed in a crash. The
belts. Always unbuckle the safety To fold the seat: person wearing the belt could be
belts and return them to their 1. Pull up on the front of the seat seriously injured. After raising the
normal stowed position before cushion while pulling down on rear seatback, always check to be
folding a rear seat. the release strap loop under sure that the safety belts are
the seat cushion. properly routed and attached, and
are not twisted.
2. Pull the seat cushion up until it
latches with the seatback.
3. Pull forward on the seat Rear Seats (Split Bench)
cushion to make sure it is
locked in place. Folding Rear Seat
To unfold the seat: Either side of the rear seat can be
folded for added cargo space.
1. Push the seat cushion
rearward while pulling the
release strap loop under the
seat cushion. Pull the seat
cushion down until it latches.
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To return the seat to the normal Safety Belts


Caution seating position, slowly pull the seat
cushion down. This section of the manual
Folding a rear seat with the safety describes how to use safety belts
belts still fastened may cause Make sure the safety belts are not
properly. It also describes some
damage to the seat or the safety twisted or caught in the seat
things not to do with safety belts.
belts. Always unbuckle the safety cushion.
belts and return them to their
normal stowed position before { Warning { Warning
folding a rear seat. Do not let anyone ride where a
A safety belt that is improperly
safety belt cannot be worn
routed, not properly attached,
Make sure that nothing is on the properly. In a crash, if you or your
or twisted will not provide the
seat cushion. passenger(s) are not wearing
protection needed in a crash. The
safety belts, injuries can be much
person wearing the belt could be
worse than if you are wearing
seriously injured. After raising the
safety belts. You can be seriously
rear seatback, always check to be
injured or killed by hitting things
sure that the safety belts are
inside the vehicle harder or by
properly routed and attached, and
being ejected from the vehicle. In
are not twisted.
addition, anyone who is not
buckled up can strike other
passengers in the vehicle.
It is extremely dangerous to ride
in a cargo area, inside or outside
of a vehicle. In a collision,
passengers riding in these areas
To fold the seat, slowly pull the seat are more likely to be seriously
cushion up. injured or killed. Do not allow
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Why Safety Belts Work Questions and Answers About


Warning (Continued) Safety Belts
passengers to ride in any area of Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle
the vehicle that is not equipped after a crash if I am wearing a
with seats and safety belts. safety belt?
Always wear a safety belt, and A: You could be — whether you are
check that all passenger(s) are wearing a safety belt or not.
restrained properly too. Your chance of being conscious
during and after a crash, so you
can unbuckle and get out, is
This vehicle has indicators as a much greater if you are belted.
reminder to buckle the safety belts.
See Safety Belt Reminders 0 139. Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why
should I have to wear safety
This vehicle may have the Safety belts?
When riding in a vehicle, you travel
Belt Assurance System, which may
as fast as the vehicle does. If the A: Airbags are supplemental
prevent the vehicle from shifting out
vehicle stops suddenly, you keep systems only; so they work with
of P (Park). See Safety Belt
going until something stops you. safety belts — not instead of
Messages 0 160.
It could be the windshield, the them. Whether or not an airbag
instrument panel, or the safety belts! is provided, all occupants still
When you wear a safety belt, you have to buckle up to get the
and the vehicle slow down together. most protection.
There is more time to stop because Also, in nearly all states and in
you stop over a longer distance and, all Canadian provinces, the law
when worn properly, your strongest requires wearing safety belts.
bones take the forces from the
safety belts. That is why wearing
safety belts makes such good
sense.
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How to Wear Safety Belts . Wear the shoulder belt over the
shoulder and across the chest.
Properly These parts of the body are best
This section is only for people of able to take belt restraining
adult size. forces. The shoulder belt locks if
there is a sudden stop or crash.
There are special things to know
about safety belts and children. And
there are different rules for smaller { Warning
children and infants. If a child will be
riding in the vehicle, see Older You can be seriously injured,
Children 0 89 or Infants and Young or even killed, by not wearing
Children 0 90. Follow those rules for your safety belt properly.
everyone's protection. . Sit up straight and always keep . Never allow the lap or
your feet on the floor in front shoulder belt to become
It is very important for all occupants of you.
to buckle up. Statistics show that loose or twisted.
unbelted people are hurt more often . Always use the correct buckle . Never wear the shoulder
in crashes than those who are for your seating position. belt under both arms or
wearing safety belts. . Wear the lap part of the belt low behind your back.
There are important things to know and snug on the hips, just . Never route the lap or
about wearing a safety belt properly. touching the thighs. In a crash, shoulder belt over an
this applies force to the strong armrest.
pelvic bones and you would be
less likely to slide under the lap
belt. If you slid under it, the belt Lap-Shoulder Belt
would apply force on your
abdomen. This could cause If the vehicle is a regular cab, then
serious or even fatal injuries. all seating positions in the vehicle
have a lap-shoulder belt. If the
vehicle is a double or crew cab,
then all seating positions in the
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vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt The lap-shoulder belt may lock


except for the center front if you pull the belt across you
passenger position (if equipped), very quickly. If this happens, let
which has a lap belt. See Lap the belt go back slightly to
Belt 0 72. unlock it. Then pull the belt
The following instructions explain across you more slowly.
how to wear a lap-shoulder belt If the shoulder portion of a
properly. passenger belt is pulled out all
1. Adjust the seat, if the seat is the way, the child restraint
adjustable, so you can sit up locking feature may be
straight. To see how, see engaged. If this happens, let
“Seats” in the Index. the belt go back all the way
and start again. If the webbing locks in the latch
Engaging the child restraint plate before it reaches the
locking feature may affect the buckle, tilt the latch plate flat to
passenger sensing system, unlock.
if equipped. See Passenger
Sensing System 0 82.

2. Pick up the latch plate and pull


the belt across you. Do not let
it get twisted.
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3. Push the latch plate into the To unlatch the belt, push the button
buckle until it clicks. on the buckle. The belt should
Pull up on the latch plate to return to its stowed position.
make sure it is secure. If the Always stow the safety belt slowly.
belt is not long enough, see If the safety belt webbing returns
Safety Belt Extender 0 72. quickly to the stowed position, the
Position the release button on retractor may lock and cannot be
the buckle so that the safety pulled out. If this happens, pull the
belt could be quickly unbuckled safety belt straight out firmly to
if necessary. unlock the webbing, and then
release it. If the webbing is still
4. If equipped with a shoulder belt locked in the retractor, see your
height adjuster, move it to the 5. To make the lap part tight, pull dealer.
height that is right for you. See up on the shoulder belt.
“Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster” Before a door is closed, be sure the
later in this section for safety belt is out of the way. If a
instructions on use and door is slammed against a safety
important safety information. belt, damage can occur to both the
safety belt and the vehicle.
Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
The vehicle has a shoulder belt
height adjuster for the driver and
front outboard passenger.
Adjust the height so the shoulder
portion of the belt is on the shoulder
and not falling off of it. The belt
should be close to, but not
contacting, the neck. Improper
shoulder belt height adjustment
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could reduce the effectiveness of Safety Belt Pretensioners Rear Safety Belt Comfort
the safety belt in a crash. See How Guides
This vehicle has safety belt
to Wear Safety Belts Properly 0 68.
pretensioners for front outboard Rear safety belt comfort guides may
occupants. Although the safety belt provide added safety belt comfort
pretensioners cannot be seen, they for older children who have
are part of the safety belt assembly. outgrown booster seats and for
They can help tighten the safety some adults. When installed on a
belts during the early stages of a shoulder belt, the comfort guide
moderate to severe frontal, near positions the belt away from the
frontal, or rear crash if the threshold neck and head.
conditions for pretensioner
Comfort guides are available
activation are met. And, if your
through your dealer for the rear
vehicle has side impact airbags,
outboard seating positions.
safety belt pretensioners can help
Instructions are included with the
tighten the safety belts in a side
guide.
crash. If the vehicle has rollover
Push down on the release button to roof-rail airbags, safety belt
move the height adjuster to the pretensioners can help tighten the Safety Belt Use During
desired position. safety belts in a rollover event. Pregnancy
Move the adjuster up by pushing up Pretensioners work only once. If the Safety belts work for everyone,
on the shoulder belt guide. pretensioners activate in a crash, including pregnant women. Like all
they will need to be replaced, and occupants, they are more likely to
After the adjuster is set to the
the vehicle's safety belt system will be seriously injured if they do not
desired position, try to move it down
probably need other new parts. See wear safety belts.
without pushing the release button
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts
to make sure it has locked into
after a Crash 0 73.
position.
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Lap Belt
This section is only for the lap belt.
To learn how to wear a lap-shoulder
belt, see Lap-Shoulder Belt 0 68.
The vehicle may have a center
seating position with a lap safety
belt. The lap safety belt does not
have a retractor.

A pregnant woman should wear a To make the belt shorter, pull its free
lap-shoulder belt, and the lap end as shown until the belt is snug.
portion should be worn as low as If the belt is not long enough, see
possible, below the rounding, Safety Belt Extender 0 72.
throughout the pregnancy.
Make sure the release button on the
The best way to protect the fetus is buckle is positioned so you would
to protect the mother. When a safety be able to unbuckle the safety belt
belt is worn properly, it is more likely quickly if necessary.
that the fetus will not be hurt in a
crash. For pregnant women, as for
anyone, the key to making safety To make the belt longer, tilt the latch Safety Belt Extender
belts effective is wearing them plate and pull it along the belt. If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten
properly. Buckle, position, and release it the around you, you should use it.
same way as the lap part of a But if a safety belt is not long
lap-shoulder belt. enough, your dealer will order you
an extender. When you go in to
order it, take the heaviest coat you
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will wear, so the extender will be Make sure the safety belt reminder Replacing Safety Belt
long enough for you. To help avoid light is working. See Safety Belt
personal injury, do not let someone Reminders 0 139.
System Parts after a
else use it, and use it only for the Keep safety belts clean and dry.
Crash
seat it is made to fit. The extender See Safety Belt Care 0 73.
has been designed for adults. Never
use it for securing child seats. To
{ Warning
wear it, attach it to the regular safety Safety Belt Care A crash can damage the safety
belt. For more information, see the Keep belts clean and dry. belt system in the vehicle.
instruction sheet that comes with A damaged safety belt system
the extender. { Warning may not properly protect the
person using it, resulting in
Safety System Check Do not bleach or dye safety belt serious injury or even death in a
Now and then, check that the safety webbing. It may severely weaken crash. To help make sure the
belt reminder light, safety belts, the webbing. In a crash, they safety belt systems are working
buckles, latch plates, retractors, and might not be able to provide properly after a crash, have them
anchorages are all working properly. adequate protection. Clean and inspected and any necessary
Look for any other loose or rinse safety belt webbing only replacements made as soon as
damaged safety belt system parts with mild soap and lukewarm possible.
that might keep a safety belt system water. Allow the webbing to dry.
from doing its job. See your dealer After a minor crash, replacement of
to have it repaired. Torn or frayed safety belts may not be necessary.
safety belts may not protect you in a But the safety belt assemblies that
crash. They can rip apart under
were used during any crash may
impact forces. If a belt is torn or have been stressed or damaged.
frayed, get a new one right away. See your dealer to have the safety
belt assemblies inspected or
replaced.
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New parts and repairs may be Airbag System For frontal airbags, the word
necessary even if the safety belt AIRBAG is on the center of the
system was not being used at the The vehicle has the following steering wheel for the driver and on
time of the crash. airbags: the instrument panel for the front
Have the safety belt pretensioners . A frontal airbag for the driver. outboard passenger.
checked if the vehicle has been in a . A frontal airbag for the front For seat-mounted side impact
crash, or if the airbag readiness light outboard passenger. airbags, the word AIRBAG is on the
stays on after you start the vehicle seatback closest to the door.
or while you are driving. See Airbag The vehicle may have the following
airbags: For roof-rail airbags, the word
Readiness Light 0 139. AIRBAG is on the ceiling or trim.
. A seat-mounted side impact
airbag for the driver. Airbags are designed to supplement
the protection provided by safety
. A seat-mounted side impact belts. Even though today's airbags
airbag for the front outboard are also designed to help reduce
passenger. the risk of injury from the force of an
. A roof-rail airbag for the driver inflating bag, all airbags must inflate
and the passenger seated very quickly to do their job.
directly behind the driver. Here are the most important things
. A roof-rail airbag for the front to know about the airbag system:
outboard passenger and the
person seated directly behind { Warning
the front outboard passenger.
You can be severely injured or
All of the airbags in the vehicle will
killed in a crash if you are not
have the word AIRBAG on the trim
or on a label near the deployment wearing your safety belt, even
opening. with airbags. Airbags are
designed to work with safety
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Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) { Warning


belts, not replace them. Also, sit unnecessarily close to any Children who are up against,
airbags are not designed to inflate airbag, as you would be if sitting or very close to, any airbag when
in every crash. In some crashes on the edge of the seat or leaning it inflates can be seriously injured
safety belts are the only restraint. forward. Safety belts help keep or killed. Always secure children
See When Should an Airbag you in position before and during properly in the vehicle. To read
Inflate? 0 77. a crash. Always wear a safety how, see Older Children 0 89 or
Wearing your safety belt during a belt, even with airbags. The driver Infants and Young Children 0 90.
crash helps reduce the chance of should sit as far back as possible
hitting things inside the vehicle or while still maintaining control of
being ejected from it. Airbags are the vehicle. The safety belts and
“supplemental restraints” to the the front outboard passenger
safety belts. Everyone in the airbags are most effective when
vehicle should wear a safety belt you are sitting well back and
properly, whether or not there is upright in the seat with both feet
an airbag for that person. on the floor.
Occupants should not lean on or There is an airbag readiness light
on the instrument cluster, which
sleep against the door or side
shows the airbag symbol.
{ Warning windows in seating positions with
The system checks the airbag
seat-mounted side impact airbags
Because airbags inflate with great and/or roof-rail airbags. electrical system for malfunctions.
force and faster than the blink of The light tells you if there is an
an eye, anyone who is up electrical problem. See Airbag
against, or very close to any Readiness Light 0 139 for more
airbag when it inflates can be information.
seriously injured or killed. Do not
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Where Are the Airbags? The front outboard passenger


frontal airbag is in the passenger
side instrument panel.

Driver Side Crew Cab Shown,


Passenger Side Double and
The driver frontal airbag is in the Regular Cabs Similar
center of the steering wheel. Driver Side Shown, Passenger If the vehicle has roof-rail airbags
Side Similar for the driver, front outboard
If the vehicle has seat-mounted side passenger, and second row
impact airbags for the driver and outboard passengers, they are in
front outboard passenger, they are the ceiling above the side windows.
in the side of the seatbacks closest
to the door. { Warning
If something is between an
occupant and an airbag, the
airbag might not inflate properly
or it might force the object into
that person causing severe injury
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system's deployment threshold. whether the object is fixed or


Warning (Continued) Deployment thresholds are used to moving, rigid or deformable, narrow
predict how severe a crash is likely or wide.
or even death. The path of an to be in time for the airbags to
inflating airbag must be kept Frontal airbags are not intended to
inflate and help restrain the inflate during vehicle rollovers, in
clear. Do not put anything occupants. The vehicle has
between an occupant and an rear impacts, or in many side
electronic sensors which help the impacts.
airbag, and do not attach or put airbag system determine the
anything on the steering wheel severity of the impact. Deployment In addition, if the GVWR (Gross
hub or on or near any other thresholds can vary with specific Vehicle Weight Rating) is at or
airbag covering. vehicle design. below 3 855 kg (8,500 lb), the
vehicle has advanced technology
Do not use seat accessories that Frontal airbags are designed to frontal airbags. You can find the
block the inflation path of a inflate in moderate to severe frontal GVWR on the Certification/Tire label
seat-mounted side impact airbag. or near frontal crashes to help on the center pillar of the vehicle.
reduce the potential for severe See Vehicle Load Limits 0 272 for
Never secure anything to the roof injuries, mainly to the driver's or
of a vehicle with roof-rail airbags more information.
front outboard passenger's head
by routing a rope or tie‐down and chest. Advanced technology frontal airbags
through any door or window adjust the restraint according to
opening. If you do, the path of an Whether the frontal airbags will or crash severity. Vehicles with
inflating roof-rail airbag will be should inflate is not based primarily advanced technology frontal airbags
on how fast the vehicle is traveling. have a seat position sensor that
blocked.
It depends on what is hit, the enables the sensing system to
direction of the impact, and how monitor the position of the driver
When Should an Airbag quickly the vehicle slows down. seat. The seat position sensor
Inflate? Frontal airbags may inflate at provides information that is used to
different crash speeds depending on adjust the deployment of the driver
This vehicle is equipped with whether the vehicle hits an object frontal airbag.
airbags. See Airbag System 0 74. straight on or at an angle, and
Airbags are designed to inflate if the
impact exceeds the specific airbag
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If the GVWR is at or below 4 536 kg sensing system predicts that the are designed to inflate in moderate
(10,000 lb), the vehicle has vehicle is about to roll over on its to severe side crashes depending
seat-mounted side impact airbags. side, or in a severe frontal impact. on the location of the impact. Both
Vehicles with a GVWR above Vehicles with a GVWR above roof-rail airbags will inflate when
4 536 kg (10,000 lb) may or may not 3 855 kg (8,500 lb) up to and either side of the vehicle is struck.
have seat-mounted side impact including 4 536 kg (10,000 lb) also In addition, these roof-rail airbags
airbags. Seat-mounted side impact have roof-rail airbags. These are designed to inflate in a severe
airbags, if equipped, are designed roof-rail airbags are designed to frontal impact. If the vehicle has
to inflate in moderate to severe side inflate in moderate to severe side single rear wheels and has a
crashes depending on the location crashes depending on the location factory-installed pickup box and
of the impact. Seat-mounted side of the impact. Both roof-rail airbags roof-rail airbags, the roof-rail airbags
impact airbags are not designed to will inflate when either side of the are rollover capable. If the vehicle
inflate in frontal impacts, near frontal vehicle is struck. In addition, these has dual rear wheels, or is sold as
impacts, rollovers, or rear impacts. roof-rail airbags are designed to an incomplete vehicle, as a chassis
A seat-mounted side impact airbag inflate in a severe frontal impact. cab, or with the pickup box
is designed to inflate on the side of The roof-rail airbags are also removed, and has roof-rail airbags,
the vehicle that is struck. rollover capable except on models the roof-rail airbags are not rollover
Vehicles with a GVWR at or below sold as an incomplete vehicle with capable. If the airbags are rollover
3 855 kg (8,500 lb) have roof-rail the pickup box removed. If the capable, both roof-rail airbags will
airbags. These roof-rail airbags are roof-rail airbags are rollover also inflate if the sensing system
designed to inflate in moderate to capable, both roof-rail airbags will predicts that the vehicle is about to
severe side crashes depending on also inflate if the sensing system roll over on its side. The roof-rail
the location of the impact. In predicts that the vehicle is about to airbags are not designed to inflate in
addition, these roof-rail airbags are roll over on its side. The roof-rail rear impacts.
designed to inflate during a rollover airbags are not designed to inflate in In any particular crash, no one can
or in a severe frontal impact. The rear impacts. say whether an airbag should have
roof-rail airbags are not designed to Vehicles with a GVWR above inflated simply because of the
inflate in rear impacts. Both roof-rail 4 536 kg (10,000 lb) may or may not vehicle damage or repair costs.
airbags will inflate when either side be equipped with roof-rail airbags.
of the vehicle is struck or if the These roof-rail airbags, if equipped,
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What Makes an Airbag Rollover capable roof-rail airbags even realize an airbag inflated.
are designed to help contain the Roof-rail airbags may still be at least
Inflate? head and chest of occupants in the partially inflated for some time after
In a deployment event, the sensing outboard seating positions in the they inflate. Some components of
system sends an electrical signal first and second rows. The rollover the airbag module may be hot for
triggering a release of gas from the capable roof-rail airbags are several minutes. For location of the
inflator. Gas from the inflator fills the designed to help reduce the risk of airbags, see Where Are the
airbag causing the bag to break out full or partial ejection in rollover Airbags? 0 76.
of the cover. The inflator, the airbag, events, although no system can The parts of the airbag that come
and related hardware are all part of prevent all such ejections. into contact with you may be warm,
the airbag module. But airbags would not help in many but not too hot to touch. There may
For airbag locations, see Where Are types of collisions, primarily be some smoke and dust coming
the Airbags? 0 76. because the occupant's motion is from the vents in the deflated
not toward those airbags. See When airbags. Airbag inflation does not
How Does an Airbag Should an Airbag Inflate? 0 77. prevent the driver from seeing out of
the windshield or being able to steer
Restrain? Airbags should never be regarded
the vehicle, nor does it prevent
as anything more than a supplement
In moderate to severe frontal or to safety belts. people from leaving the vehicle.
near frontal collisions, even belted
occupants can contact the steering
wheel or the instrument panel. In
What Will You See after { Warning
moderate to severe side collisions, an Airbag Inflates? When an airbag inflates, there
even belted occupants can contact For an eAssist vehicle, see the may be dust in the air. This dust
the inside of the vehicle. Silverado/Sierra eAssist could cause breathing problems
Airbags supplement the protection supplement. for people with a history of
provided by safety belts by asthma or other breathing trouble.
After the frontal airbags and
distributing the force of the impact To avoid this, everyone in the
seat-mounted side impact airbags
more evenly over the inflate, they quickly deflate, so vehicle should get out as soon as
occupant's body. quickly that some people may not (Continued)
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airbag system will not be there


Warning (Continued) { Warning to help protect you in another
crash. A new system will include
it is safe to do so. If you have A crash severe enough to inflate airbag modules and possibly
breathing problems but cannot the airbags may have also other parts. The service manual
get out of the vehicle after an damaged important functions in for the vehicle covers the need
airbag inflates, then get fresh air the vehicle, such as the fuel to replace other parts.
by opening a window or a door. system, brake and steering
. The vehicle has a crash sensing
If you experience breathing systems, etc. Even if the vehicle
and diagnostic module which
problems following an airbag appears to be drivable after a
records information after a
deployment, you should seek moderate crash, there may be
crash. See Vehicle Data
medical attention. concealed damage that could Recording and Privacy 0 498
make it difficult to safely operate and Event Data
The vehicle has a feature that may the vehicle. Recorders 0 498.
automatically unlock the doors, turn Use caution if you should attempt . Let only qualified technicians
on the interior lamps and hazard to restart the engine after a crash work on the airbag systems.
warning flashers, and shut off the has occurred. Improper service can mean that
fuel system after the airbags inflate. an airbag system will not work
The feature may also activate, properly. See your dealer for
without airbag inflation, after an In many crashes severe enough to
inflate the airbag, windshields are service.
event that exceeds a predetermined
threshold. You can lock the doors, broken by vehicle deformation.
and turn off the interior lamps, and Additional windshield breakage may Airbag On-Off Switch
turn off the hazard warning flashers also occur from the front outboard If the passenger side instrument
by using the controls for those passenger airbag. panel endcap has the switch
features. . Airbags are designed to inflate pictured in the following illustration,
only once. After an airbag the vehicle has an airbag on-off
inflates, you will need some new switch that you can use to manually
parts for the airbag system.
If you do not get them, the
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turn on or off the front outboard . My vehicle has a rear seat too Medical Condition. A passenger
passenger frontal airbag. See small to accommodate a has a medical condition which,
Instrument Panel 0 6. rear-facing infant seat; or according to his or her physician:
. The infant has a medical . Causes the passenger airbag to
condition which, according to the pose a special risk for the
infant's physician, makes it passenger; and
necessary for the infant to ride in . Makes the potential harm from
the front seat so that the driver the passenger airbag in a crash
can constantly monitor the greater than the potential harm
child's condition. from turning off the airbag and
Child age 1 to 12. A child allowing the passenger, even if
age 1 to 12 must ride in the front belted, to hit the instrument
If the vehicle does not have an seat because: panel or windshield in a crash.
airbag on-off switch, it may have a . My vehicle has no rear seat;
passenger sensing system. See
. Although children ages 1 to 12
{ Warning
Passenger Sensing System 0 82.
ride in the rear seat(s) whenever If the front outboard passenger
This switch should only be turned to possible, children ages 1 to 12 frontal airbag is turned off for a
the off position if the person in the sometimes must ride in the front person who is not in a risk group
front outboard passenger position is because no space is available in identified by the national
a member of a passenger risk group the rear seat(s) of my vehicle; or government, that person will not
identified by the national
. The child has a medical have the extra protection of an
government as follows:
condition which, according to the airbag. In a crash, the airbag will
Infant. An infant (less than 1 year child's physician, makes it not be able to inflate and help
old) must ride in the front seat necessary for the child to ride in protect the person sitting there.
because: the front seat so that the driver Do not turn off the front outboard
. My vehicle has no rear seat; can constantly monitor the (Continued)
child's condition.
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you know that the front outboard


Warning (Continued) passenger frontal airbag is off. See
Airbag On-Off Light 0 140. The front
passenger frontal airbag unless outboard passenger airbag will
the person sitting there is in a risk remain off until you turn it back on
group. again.

{ Warning
If the airbag readiness light ever To turn the front outboard passenger
comes on and stays on, it means frontal airbag on again, insert the
that something may be wrong ignition key into the switch, push in,
with the airbag system. For and move the switch to the on
example, the front outboard position.
passenger frontal airbag could The front outboard passenger
inflate even though the airbag frontal airbag is now enabled
on-off switch is turned off. (may inflate). See Airbag On-Off
To turn off the front outboard
passenger frontal airbag, insert the To help avoid injury to yourself or Light 0 140.
ignition key into the switch, push in, others, have the vehicle serviced
and move the switch to the off right away. See Airbag Readiness Passenger Sensing
position. Light 0 139 for more information, System
The word OFF or the off symbol will including important safety If the vehicle has one of the
come on in the passenger airbag information. following indicators, then the vehicle
status indicator located in the has a passenger sensing system for
overhead console to let you know the front outboard passenger
that the front outboard passenger position, unless there is an airbag
frontal airbag is off, after the system on-off switch on the instrument
check is completed. The airbag off panel endcap. If there is an airbag
light will come on and stay on to let on-off switch, the vehicle does not
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have a passenger sensing system. The passenger sensing system


See Airbag On-Off Switch 0 80 for turns off the front outboard { Warning
more information. passenger frontal airbag under
certain conditions. No other airbag A child in a rear-facing child
The passenger airbag status restraint can be seriously injured
indicator will light on the overhead is affected by the passenger
sensing system. or killed if the passenger frontal
console when the vehicle is started. airbag inflates. This is because
The passenger sensing system the back of the rear-facing child
works with sensors that are part of restraint would be very close to
the front outboard passenger seat
the inflating airbag. A child in a
and safety belt. The sensors are
forward-facing child restraint can
designed to detect the presence of
a properly seated occupant and be seriously injured or killed if the
determine if the front outboard passenger frontal airbag inflates
United States passenger frontal airbag should be and the passenger seat is in a
allowed to inflate or not. forward position.
According to accident statistics, Even if the passenger sensing
children are safer when properly system has turned off the
secured in a rear seat in the correct passenger frontal airbag, no
child restraint for their weight system is fail-safe. No one can
and size. guarantee that an airbag will not
Canada and Mexico Whenever possible, children age deploy under some unusual
12 and under should be secured in circumstance, even though the
The words ON and OFF, or the
a rear seating position. airbag is turned off.
symbol for on and off, will be visible
during the system check. When the Never put a rear-facing child seat in Never put a rear-facing child
system check is complete, either the the front. This is because the risk to restraint in the front seat, even if
word ON or OFF, or the symbol for the rear-facing child is so great, the airbag is off. If securing a
on or off, will be visible. See if the airbag deploys. forward-facing child restraint in
Passenger Airbag Status (Continued)
Indicator 0 141.
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. There is a critical problem with build. Everyone in the vehicle who
Warning (Continued) the airbag system or the has outgrown child restraints should
passenger sensing system. wear a safety belt
the front outboard passenger properly — whether or not there is
seat, always move the seat as far When the passenger sensing
system has turned off the front an airbag for that person.
back as it will go. It is better to
secure child restraints in the rear outboard passenger frontal airbag,
seat. Consider using another the off indicator will light and stay lit { Warning
vehicle to transport the child as a reminder that the airbag is off.
See Passenger Airbag Status If the airbag readiness light ever
when a rear seat is not available. comes on and stays on, it means
Indicator 0 141.
that something may be wrong
The passenger sensing system is with the airbag system. To help
If the vehicle does not have a rear designed to turn on the front
seat that will accommodate a avoid injury to yourself or others,
outboard passenger frontal airbag
rear-facing child restraint, a have the vehicle serviced right
anytime the system senses that a
rear-facing child restraint should not away. See Airbag Readiness
person of adult size is sitting
be installed in the vehicle, even if properly in the front outboard Light 0 139 for more information,
the airbag is off. passenger seat. including important safety
The passenger sensing system is information.
When the passenger sensing
designed to turn off the front system has allowed the airbag to be
outboard passenger frontal airbag if: enabled, the on indicator will light
. The front outboard passenger and stay lit as a reminder that the
seat is unoccupied. airbag is active.
. The system determines an infant For some children, including
is present in a child restraint. children in child restraints, and for
. A front outboard passenger very small adults, the passenger
takes his/her weight off of the sensing system may or may not turn
seat for a period of time. off the front outboard passenger
frontal airbag, depending upon the
person's seating posture and body
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If the On Indicator Is Lit for a Make sure the safety belt The passenger sensing system may
Child Restraint retractor is locked by pulling or may not turn off the airbag for a
the shoulder belt all the way child in a child restraint depending
The passenger sensing system is out of the retractor when upon the child’s size. It is better to
designed to turn off the front installing the child restraint, secure the child restraint in a rear
outboard passenger frontal airbag if even if the child restraint is seat. Never put a rear-facing child
the system determines that an infant equipped with a safety belt restraint in the front seat, even if the
is present in a child restraint. If a lock-off. When the retractor on indicator is not lit.
child restraint has been installed lock is set, the belt can be
and the on indicator is lit: tightened but not pulled out of If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an
1. Turn the vehicle off. the retractor. Adult-Sized Occupant
2. Remove the child restraint from 5. If, after reinstalling the child
the vehicle. restraint and restarting the
vehicle, the on indicator is still
3. Remove any additional items
lit, turn the vehicle off. Then
from the seat such as blankets,
slightly recline the vehicle
cushions, seat covers, seat
seatback and adjust the seat
heaters, or seat massagers.
cushion, if adjustable, to make
4. Reinstall the child restraint sure that the vehicle seatback
following the directions is not pushing the child
provided by the child restraint restraint into the seat cushion.
manufacturer and refer to
Also make sure the child
Securing Child Restraints
restraint is not trapped under
(Center Front Seat) 0 107 or
the vehicle head restraint.
Securing Child Restraints If a person of adult size is sitting in
If this happens, adjust the head
(Rear Seat) 0 107 or Securing the front outboard passenger seat,
restraint. See Head
Child Restraints (Front but the off indicator is lit, it could be
Restraints 0 58.
Passenger Seat) 0 110. because that person is not sitting
6. Restart the vehicle. properly in the seat or that the child
restraint locking feature is engaged.
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If this happens, use the following and then buckle the belt again sensing system maintain the
steps to allow the system to detect without pulling the belt out all passenger airbag status. See
that person and enable the front the way. “Safety Belts” and “Child Restraints”
outboard passenger frontal airbag: 6. Restart the vehicle and have in the Index for additional
1. Turn the vehicle off. the person remain in this information about the importance of
position for two to three minutes proper restraint use.
2. Remove any additional material
from the seat, such as after the on indicator is lit. A thick layer of additional material,
blankets, cushions, seat such as a blanket or cushion,
covers, seat heaters, or seat { Warning or aftermarket equipment such as
seat covers, seat heaters, and seat
massagers.
If the front outboard passenger massagers can affect how well the
3. Place the seatback in the fully airbag is turned off for an passenger sensing system
upright position. adult-sized occupant, the airbag operates. We recommend that you
4. Have the person sit upright in will not be able to inflate and help not use seat covers or other
the seat, centered on the seat protect that person in a crash, aftermarket equipment except when
cushion, with legs comfortably resulting in an increased risk of approved by GM for your specific
extended. serious injury or even death. An vehicle. See Adding Equipment to
adult-sized occupant should not the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 87
5. If the shoulder portion of the for more information about
belt is pulled out all the way, ride in the front outboard
modifications that can affect how
the child restraint locking passenger seat, if the passenger the system operates.
feature will be engaged. This airbag off indicator is lit.
may unintentionally cause the The on indicator may be lit if an
passenger sensing system to object, such as a briefcase,
Additional Factors Affecting handbag, grocery bag, laptop,
turn the airbag off for some
adult-sized occupants. If this System Operation or other electronic device, is put on
happens, unbuckle the belt, let Safety belts help keep the an unoccupied seat. If this is not
the belt go back all the way, passenger in position on the seat desired, remove the object from
during vehicle maneuvers and the seat.
braking, which helps the passenger
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modules, ceiling headliner or pillar


{ Warning { Warning garnish trim, overhead console,
front sensors, side impact sensors,
Stowing of articles under the For up to 10 seconds after the or airbag wiring.
passenger seat or between the vehicle is turned off and the
passenger seat cushion and battery is disconnected, an airbag Your dealer and the service manual
seatback may interfere with the can still inflate during improper have information about the location
proper operation of the passenger service. You can be injured if you of the airbag sensors, sensing and
sensing system. are close to an airbag when it diagnostic module, and airbag
wiring.
inflates. Avoid yellow connectors.
They are probably part of the In addition, the vehicle may have a
Servicing the airbag system. Be sure to follow passenger sensing system for the
Airbag-Equipped Vehicle proper service procedures, and front outboard passenger position,
make sure the person performing which includes sensors that are part
Airbags affect how the vehicle of the passenger seat. The
should be serviced. There are parts work for you is qualified to do so.
passenger sensing system may not
of the airbag system in several operate properly if the original seat
places around the vehicle. Your
dealer and the service manual have
Adding Equipment to the trim is replaced with non-GM
Airbag-Equipped Vehicle covers, upholstery, or trim; or with
information about servicing the GM covers, upholstery, or trim
vehicle and the airbag system. To Adding accessories that change the designed for a different vehicle. Any
purchase a service manual, see vehicle's frame, bumper system, object, such as an aftermarket seat
Service Publications Ordering height, front end, or side sheet heater or a comfort-enhancing pad
Information 0 495. metal, may keep the airbag system or device, installed under or on top
from working properly. The of the seat fabric, could also
operation of the airbag system can interfere with the operation of the
also be affected by changing or passenger sensing system. This
moving any parts of the front seats, could either prevent proper
safety belts, the airbag sensing and deployment of the passenger
diagnostic module, steering wheel, airbag(s) or prevent the passenger
instrument panel, roof-rail airbag sensing system from properly
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turning off the passenger airbag(s). See Customer Assistance Offices Replacing Airbag System
See Passenger Sensing 0 485 or Customer Assistance
System 0 82. Offices 0 485.
Parts after a Crash
If the vehicle has rollover roof-rail
airbags, see Different Size Tires Airbag System Check { Warning
and Wheels 0 427 for additional The airbag system does not need A crash can damage the airbag
important information. regularly scheduled maintenance or systems in the vehicle.
If a snow plow is added to the replacement. Make sure the airbag A damaged airbag system may
vehicle, the airbags should still work readiness light is working. See not work properly and may not
properly. The airbag systems were Airbag Readiness Light 0 139. protect you and your
designed to work properly under a passenger(s) in a crash, resulting
wide range of conditions, including Caution in serious injury or even death. To
snow plowing with vehicles that help make sure the airbag
have the optional snow plow prep If an airbag covering is damaged, systems are working properly
package (RPO VYU). Do not opened, or broken, the airbag after a crash, have them
change or defeat the snow plow's may not work properly. Do not inspected and any necessary
“tripping mechanism.” If you do, it open or break the airbag replacements made as soon as
can damage the snow plow and the coverings. If there are any possible.
vehicle, and may cause an airbag opened or broken airbag
deployment. coverings, have the airbag
covering and/or airbag module If an airbag inflates, you will need to
If you have to modify your vehicle
replaced. For the location of the replace airbag system parts. See
because you have a disability and
airbags, see Where Are the your dealer for service.
you have questions about whether
the modifications will affect the Airbags? 0 76. See your dealer If the airbag readiness light stays on
vehicle's airbag system, or if you for service. after the vehicle is started or comes
have questions about whether the on when you are driving, the airbag
airbag system will be affected if the system may not work properly. Have
vehicle is modified for any other the vehicle serviced right away. See
reason, call Customer Assistance. Airbag Readiness Light 0 139.
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. Can proper safety belt fit be
Child Restraints The manufacturer instructions that
come with the booster seat state the maintained for the length of the
weight and height limitations for that trip? If yes, continue. If no,
Older Children booster. Use a booster seat with a return to the booster seat.
lap-shoulder belt until the child If you have the choice, a child
passes the fit test below: should sit in a position with a
. Sit all the way back on the seat. lap-shoulder belt and get the
Do the knees bend at the seat additional restraint a shoulder
edge? If yes, continue. If no, belt can provide.
return to the booster seat. Q: What is the proper way to
. Buckle the lap-shoulder belt. wear safety belts?
Does the shoulder belt rest on A: An older child should wear a
the shoulder? If yes, continue. lap-shoulder belt and get the
If no, try using the rear safety additional restraint a shoulder
belt comfort guide, if available. belt can provide. The shoulder
See “Rear Safety Belt Comfort belt should not cross the face or
Guides” under Lap-Shoulder Belt neck. The lap belt should fit
Older children who have outgrown
0 68. If a comfort guide is not snugly below the hips, just
booster seats should wear the
available, or if the shoulder belt touching the top of the thighs.
vehicle safety belts.
still does not rest on the This applies belt force to the
shoulder, then return to the child's pelvic bones in a crash.
booster seat. It should never be worn over the
. Does the lap belt fit low and abdomen, which could cause
snug on the hips, touching the severe or even fatal internal
thighs? If yes, continue. If no, injuries in a crash.
return to the booster seat. Also see “Rear Safety Belt Comfort
Guides” under Lap-Shoulder
Belt 0 68.
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According to accident statistics,


children are safer when properly Warning (Continued)
restrained in a rear seating position.
That could cause serious or fatal
In a crash, children who are not injuries. The shoulder belt should
buckled up can strike other people go over the shoulder and across
who are buckled up, or can be the chest.
thrown out of the vehicle. Older
children need to use safety belts
properly.

{ Warning
Never allow more than one child
to wear the same safety belt. The { Warning
safety belt cannot properly spread Never allow a child to wear the
the impact forces. In a crash, they safety belt with the shoulder belt
can be crushed together and behind their back. A child can be
seriously injured. A safety belt seriously injured by not wearing
must be used by only one person the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a
at a time. crash, the child would not be
restrained by the shoulder belt.
The child could move too far
Infants and Young
forward increasing the chance of Children
head and neck injury. The child Everyone in a vehicle needs
might also slide under the lap protection! This includes infants and
belt. The belt force would then be all other children. Neither the
applied right on the abdomen. distance traveled nor the age and
(Continued) size of the traveler changes the
need, for everyone, to use safety
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restraints. In fact, the law in every Every time infants and young
state in the United States and in children ride in vehicles, they should
every Canadian province says have the protection provided by
children up to some age must be appropriate child restraints. Neither
restrained while in a vehicle. the vehicle's safety belt system nor
its airbag system is designed
{ Warning for them.
Children who are not restrained
Children can be seriously injured properly can strike other people,
or strangled if a shoulder belt is or can be thrown out of the vehicle.
wrapped around their neck. The
shoulder belt can tighten but
cannot be loosened if it is locked.
{ Warning
The shoulder belt locks when it is Never hold an infant or a child { Warning
pulled all the way out of the while riding in a vehicle. Due to Children who are up against,
retractor. It unlocks when the crash forces, an infant or a child or very close to, any airbag when
shoulder belt is allowed to go all will become so heavy it is not it inflates can be seriously injured
the way back into the retractor, possible to hold it during a crash. or killed. Never put a rear-facing
but it cannot do this if it is For example, in a crash at only child restraint in the front
wrapped around a child’s neck. 40 km/h (25 mph), a 5.5 kg (12 lb) outboard seat. Secure a
If the shoulder belt is locked and infant will suddenly become a rear-facing child restraint in a rear
tightened around a child’s neck, 110 kg (240 lb) force on a person's seat. It is also better to secure a
the only way to loosen the belt is arms. An infant should be forward-facing child restraint in a
to cut it. secured in an appropriate rear seat. If you must secure a
Never leave children unattended restraint. forward-facing child restraint in
in a vehicle and never allow the front outboard seat, always
children to play with the safety move the front passenger seat as
belts. far back as it will go.
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restraint will have a label saying


that it meets federal motor Warning (Continued)
vehicle safety standards.
the hip bones, as it should.
The restraint manufacturer Instead, it may settle up around
instructions that come with the the child's abdomen. In a crash,
restraint state the weight and
the belt would apply force on a
height limitations for a particular
body area that is unprotected by
child restraint. In addition, there
are many kinds of restraints any bony structure. This alone
available for children with could cause serious or fatal
special needs. injuries. To reduce the risk of
serious or fatal injuries during a
crash, young children should
Q: What are the different types of
add-on child restraints?
{ Warning always be secured in appropriate
To reduce the risk of neck and child restraints.
A: Add-on child restraints, which
are purchased by the vehicle head injury in a crash, infants and
owner, are available in four basic toddlers should be secured in a
types. Selection of a particular rear-facing child restraint until age
restraint should take into two, or until they reach the
consideration not only the child's maximum height and weight limits
weight, height, and age but also of their child restraint.
whether or not the restraint will
be compatible with the motor
vehicle in which it will be used. { Warning
For most basic types of child
restraints, there are many A young child's hip bones are still
different models available. When so small that the vehicle's regular
purchasing a child restraint, be safety belt may not remain low on
sure it is designed to be used in (Continued)
a motor vehicle. If it is, the
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Child Restraint Systems

Forward-Facing Child Seat Booster Seats


Rear-Facing Infant Seat A forward-facing child seat provides A booster seat is a child restraint
restraint for the child's body with the designed to improve the fit of the
A rear-facing infant seat provides harness. vehicle's safety belt system.
restraint with the seating surface A booster seat can also help a child
against the back of the infant. to see out the window.
The harness system holds the infant
in place and, in a crash, acts to Securing an Add-On Child
keep the infant positioned in the Restraint in the Vehicle
restraint.
{ Warning
A child can be seriously injured or
killed in a crash if the child
restraint is not properly secured in
the vehicle. Secure the child
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important, so if they are not Securing the Child Within the


Warning (Continued) available, obtain a replacement Child Restraint
copy from the manufacturer.
restraint properly in the vehicle
using the vehicle safety belt or Keep in mind that an unsecured { Warning
LATCH system, following the child restraint can move around in a
collision or sudden stop and injure A child can be seriously injured or
instructions that came with that
people in the vehicle. Be sure to killed in a crash if the child is not
child restraint and the instructions
properly secure any child restraint in properly secured in the child
in this manual.
the vehicle — even when no child is restraint. Secure the child
in it. properly following the instructions
To help reduce the chance of injury, that came with that child restraint.
In some areas of the United States
the child restraint must be secured
and Canada, Certified Child
in the vehicle. Child restraint
Passenger Safety Technicians Where to Put the
systems must be secured in vehicle
(CPSTs) are available to inspect
seats by lap belts or the lap belt Restraint
and demonstrate how to correctly
portion of a lap-shoulder belt, or by
use and install child restraints. In According to accident statistics,
the LATCH system. See Lower
the U.S., refer to the National children and infants are safer when
Anchors and Tethers for Children
Highway Traffic Safety properly restrained in a child
(LATCH System) 0 96. Children can
Administration (NHTSA) website to restraint system or infant restraint
be endangered in a crash if the child
locate the nearest child safety seat system secured in a rear seating
restraint is not properly secured in
inspection station. For CPST position.
the vehicle.
availability in Canada, check with
When securing an add-on child Transport Canada or the Provincial Whenever possible, children age
restraint, refer to the instructions Ministry of Transportation office. 12 and under should be secured in
that come with the restraint which a rear seating position.
may be on the restraint itself or in a If a child restraint is secured in the
booklet, or both, and to this manual. front outboard passenger seat, and
The child restraint instructions are the vehicle has a switch on the
passenger side instrument panel
endcap to manually turn off the front
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outboard passenger airbag, see


Airbag On-Off Switch 0 80 and Warning (Continued) { Warning
Securing Child Restraints (Center
Front Seat) 0 107 or Securing Child outboard passenger frontal airbag A child in a child restraint in the
Restraints (Rear Seat) 0 107 or inflates and the passenger seat is center front seat can be badly
Securing Child Restraints (Front in a forward position. injured or killed by the frontal
Passenger Seat) 0 110 for more Even if the passenger sensing airbags if they inflate. Never
information, including important system or airbag switch has secure a child restraint in the
safety information. turned off the front outboard center front seat. It is always
passenger frontal airbag, no better to secure a child restraint in
Never put a rear-facing child seat in
system is fail-safe. No one can a rear seat.
the front. This is because the risk to
the rear-facing child is so great, guarantee that an airbag will not
if the airbag deploys. deploy under some unusual Do not use child restraints in the
circumstance, even though it is center front seat position.
{ Warning turned off. When securing a child restraint in a
Secure rear-facing child restraints rear seating position, study the
A child in a rear-facing child instructions that came with your
in a rear seat, even if the airbag
restraint can be seriously injured child restraint to make sure it is
is off. If you secure a
or killed if the front outboard compatible with this vehicle.
forward-facing child restraint in
passenger frontal airbag inflates.
the front outboard passenger Child restraints and booster seats
This is because the back of the
seat, always move the front vary considerably in size, and some
rear-facing child restraint would
outboard passenger seat as far may fit in certain seating positions
be very close to the inflating
back as it will go. It is better to better than others.
airbag. A child in a forward-facing
secure the child restraint in a Depending on where you place the
child restraint can be seriously
rear seat. child restraint and the size of the
injured or killed if the front
child restraint, you may not be able
(Continued)
to access adjacent safety belt
assemblies or LATCH anchors for
additional passengers or child
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restraints. Adjacent seating restraint are used to attach the child Make sure to follow the instructions
positions should not be used if the restraint to the anchors in the that came with the child restraint,
child restraint prevents access to or vehicle. The LATCH system is and also the instructions in this
interferes with the routing of the designed to make installation of a manual.
safety belt. child restraint easier. When installing a child restraint with
If the vehicle does not have a rear In order to use the LATCH system in a top tether, you must also use
seat that will accommodate a your vehicle, you need a child either the lower anchors or the
rear-facing child restraint, a restraint that has LATCH safety belts to properly secure the
rear-facing child restraint should not attachments. LATCH-compatible child restraint. A child restraint must
be installed in the vehicle, even if rear-facing and forward-facing child never be attached using only the top
the airbag is off. seats can be properly installed tether.
Wherever a child restraint is using either the LATCH anchors or The LATCH anchorage system can
installed, be sure to secure the child the vehicle’s safety belts. Do not be used until the combined weight
restraint properly. use both the safety belts and the of the child plus the child restraint is
LATCH anchorage system to secure 29.5 kg (65 lbs). Use the safety belt
Keep in mind that an unsecured a rear-facing or forward-facing
child restraint can move around in a alone instead of the LATCH
child seat. anchorage system once the
collision or sudden stop and injure
people in the vehicle. Be sure to Booster seats use the vehicle’s combined weight is more than
properly secure any child restraint in safety belts to secure the child in 29.5 kg (65 lbs).
your vehicle — even when no child the booster seat. If the manufacturer The following explains how to attach
is in it. recommends that the booster seat a child restraint with these
be secured with the LATCH system, attachments in the vehicle.
this can be done as long as the
Lower Anchors and booster seat can be positioned Not all vehicle seating positions or
Tethers for Children properly and there is no interference child restraints have lower anchors
(LATCH System) with the proper positioning of the and attachments or top tether
lap-shoulder belt on the child. anchors and attachments. In this
The LATCH system secures a child case, the safety belt must be used
restraint during driving or in a crash. (with top tether where available) to
LATCH attachments on the child secure the child restraint. See
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Securing Child Restraints (Center Top Tether Anchor Some child restraints that have a
Front Seat) 0 107 or Securing Child top tether are designed for use with
Restraints (Rear Seat) 0 107 or or without the top tether being
Securing Child Restraints (Front attached. Others require the top
Passenger Seat) 0 110. tether always to be attached. In
Canada, the law requires that
Lower Anchors 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 Anchor and Top Tether
Anchor Locations
A top tether (3, 4) anchors the top of
the child restraint to the vehicle.
A top tether anchor is built into the
vehicle. The top tether
attachment (2) on the child restraint
connects to the top tether anchor in
Lower anchors (1) are metal bars the vehicle in order to reduce the
built into the vehicle. There are two forward movement and rotation of
lower anchors for each LATCH the child restraint during driving or in
seating position that will a crash.
accommodate a child restraint with
lower attachments (2). The child restraint may have a
single tether (3) or a dual tether (4). Regular Cab — Two-Passenger
Either will have a single Front Seat
attachment (2) to secure the top
tether to the anchor.
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has two labels near the crease


between the seatback and the seat
cushion.
For double cab models, the rear
outboard seating positions have
exposed metal lower anchors in the
crease between the seatback and
the seat cushion.

Regular Cab — Three-Passenger Crew and Double Cab Rear Seat


Front Seat i : Seating positions with
i : Seating positions with top tether anchors.
top tether anchors. j : Seating positions with two lower For regular cab models, there is an
anchors. anchor symbol on the cover to
Do not install a child restraint in the
assist you in locating the top tether
center front seating position. See
anchors.
Securing Child Restraints (Center
Front Seat) 0 107 or Securing Child Do not install a child restraint in the
Restraints (Rear Seat) 0 107 or center seating position. See
Securing Child Restraints (Front Securing Child Restraints (Center
Passenger Seat) 0 110 for more Front Seat) 0 107 or Securing Child
information. Restraints (Rear Seat) 0 107 or
To assist in locating the lower Securing Child Restraints (Front
anchors on crew cab models, each Passenger Seat) 0 110 for more
seating position with lower anchors information.
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Do not secure a child restraint in a


position without a top tether anchor
if a national or local law requires
that the top tether be attached, or if
the instructions that come with the
child restraint say that the top tether
must be attached.
According to accident statistics,
children and infants are safer when
properly restrained in a child
restraint system or infant restraint
system secured in a rear seating
Regular Cab Crew Cab Shown, Double Cab position. See Where to Put the
For regular cab models, the top Similar Restraint 0 94 for additional
tether anchors are under covers on information.
For crew and double cab models,
the back panel behind the the top tether anchors are the loops Securing a Child Restraint
passenger seat. Remove the trim near the top of the seatback for Designed for the LATCH
plug to access the anchor. Be sure each rear seating position. These System
to use an anchor on the same side loops will be used to route the top
of the vehicle as the seating tether through, as well as to secure
position where the child restraint will the top tether to the vehicle. Be sure { Warning
be placed. to use the anchor (loop) on the
If a LATCH-type child restraint is
same side of the vehicle as the
seating position where the child not attached to anchors, the child
restraint will be placed. restraint will not be able to protect
the child correctly. In a crash, the
Be sure to read the following child could be seriously injured or
instructions to properly install a child killed. Install a LATCH-type child
restraint using these loops.
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Warning (Continued) { Warning Caution


restraint properly using the Children can be seriously injured Do not let the LATCH
anchors, or use the vehicle's or strangled if a shoulder belt is attachments rub against the
safety belts to secure the wrapped around their neck. The vehicle’s safety belts. This may
restraint, following the instructions shoulder belt can tighten but damage these parts. If necessary,
that came with the child restraint cannot be loosened if it is locked. move buckled safety belts to
and the instructions in this The shoulder belt locks when it is avoid rubbing the LATCH
manual. pulled all the way out of the attachments.
retractor. It unlocks when the Do not fold the rear seatback
shoulder belt is allowed to go all when the seat is occupied. Do not
{ Warning the way back into the retractor, fold the empty rear seat with a
but it cannot do this if it is safety belt buckled. This could
Do not attach more than one child wrapped around a child’s neck.
restraint to a single anchor, damage the safety belt or the
If the shoulder belt is locked and seat. Unbuckle and return the
except for the center top tether tightened around a child’s neck,
anchors in the crew and double safety belt to its stowed position,
the only way to loosen the belt is before folding the seat.
cabs. Attaching more than one to cut it.
child restraint to a single anchor
could cause the anchor or Buckle any unused safety belts If you need to secure more than one
attachment to come loose or even behind the child restraint so child restraint in the rear seat, see
break during a crash. A child or children cannot reach them. Pull Where to Put the Restraint 0 94.
others could be injured. To reduce the shoulder belt all the way out
of the retractor to set the lock, This system is designed to make
the risk of serious or fatal injuries installation of child restraints easier.
during a crash, attach only one and tighten the belt behind the
When using lower anchors, do not
child restraint per anchor. child restraint after the child
use the vehicle's safety belts.
restraint has been installed.
Instead use the vehicle's anchors
and child restraint attachments to
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secure the restraints. Some 1.2. Find the top tether anchor.
restraints also use another vehicle 1.3. Remove the cover to
anchor to secure a top tether. expose the anchor.
Regular Cab Models 1.4. Route, attach, and tighten
1. For models without a rear seat, the top tether according to
forward-facing child restraints your child restraint
should only be installed in the instructions and the
right front seating position with following instructions:
safety belts and a top tether. If the position you are
See Securing Child Restraints using has an adjustable
(Center Front Seat) 0 107 or head restraint and you are
Securing Child Restraints using a single tether, raise
(Rear Seat) 0 107 or Securing the head restraint and
Child Restraints (Front route the tether under the
Passenger Seat) 0 110. head restraint and in
If the child restraint between the head
manufacturer recommends that restraint posts.
the top tether be attached, 2. Secure the child restraint in the
attach and tighten the top If the position you are
right front seating position with
tether to the top tether anchor, using has an adjustable
the vehicle safety belts. See
if your vehicle has one. Refer head restraint and you are
using a dual tether, route Securing Child Restraints
to the child restraint (Center Front Seat) 0 107 or
instructions and the following the tether around the head
Securing Child Restraints
steps: restraint.
(Rear Seat) 0 107 or Securing
1.1. Fold the passenger Child Restraints (Front
seatback forward to Passenger Seat) 0 110.
access the top tether 3. Before placing a child in the
anchor. See Reclining child restraint, make sure it is
Seatbacks 0 61. securely held in place. To
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check, grasp the child restraint 1.3. Attach and tighten the
at the safety belt path and lower attachments on the
attempt to move it side to side child restraint to the lower
and back and forth. There anchors.
should be no more than 2.5 cm 2. For forward-facing child
(1 in) of movement for proper restraints, attach and tighten
installation. the top tether to the top tether
Crew Cab Models anchor (loop), if your vehicle
has one. Follow the child
1. Attach and tighten the lower restraint instructions the
attachments to the lower vehicle LATCH anchor weight
anchors. If the child restraint limits described at the
does not have lower beginning of this section, and Example — Rear Driver Side
attachments or the desired the following steps: Position
seating position does not have
lower anchors, secure the child 2.1. For a top tether in the rear
restraint with the top tether and driver side position:
the safety belts. Refer to your 2.1.1. Raise the headrest.
child restraint manufacturer’s
instructions and the 2.1.2. Route the top
instructions in this manual. tether (4) between
the headrest posts,
1.1. Find the lower anchors for through the
the desired seating loop (3), behind the
position. inboard headrest
1.2. Put the child restraint on post, and under the
the seat. center shoulder
Example — Rear Driver Side belt (2).
Position
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2.1.3. Then attach the top and behind the check, grasp the child restraint
tether (4) to the top inboard at the LATCH path and attempt
tether headrest post. to move it side to side and
anchor (loop) (1) at 2.3.3. Then attach the top back and forth. There should
the center rear tether (4) to the top be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in)
seating position. tether of movement for proper
2.2. For a top tether in the rear anchor (loop) (1) at installation.
center position: the center rear Double Cab Models
2.2.1. Route the top seating position.
1. Remove the headrest prior to
tether (4) through 3. Tighten the top tether per the installing a forward-facing child
the center loop (1), child restraint manufacturer's restraint in an outboard rear
and behind the instructions. seating position. See “Headrest
passenger side When the top tether is properly Removal and Reinstallation” at
headrest post. tightened, the anchor (loop) the end of this section.
2.2.2. Then attach the top may bend. This is normal and 2. Attach and tighten the lower
tether (4) to the top will not damage the vehicle. attachments to the lower
tether anchor (loop) If child restraints are installed anchors. If the child restraint
at the rear in both outboard positions, both does not have lower
passenger side top tethers can be attached to attachments or the desired
seating position. the center loop. Top tethers seating position does not have
2.3. For a top tether in the rear can be attached for child lower anchors, secure the child
passenger position: restraints in all three rear restraint with the top tether and
seating positions at the same the safety belts. Refer to your
2.3.1. Raise the headrest. child restraint manufacturer’s
time, following the routing
2.3.2. Route the top instructions above. instructions and the
tether (4) between instructions in this manual.
the headrest posts, 4. Before placing a child in the
child restraint, make sure it is 2.1. Find the lower anchors for
through the loop on the desired seating
the passenger side securely held in place. To
position.
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2.2. Put the child restraint on


the seat.
2.3. Attach and tighten the
lower attachments on the
child restraint to the lower
anchors.
3. For forward-facing child
restraints, attach and tighten
the top tether to the top tether
anchor (loop). Follow the child
restraint instructions, the
vehicle LATCH anchor weight
Example — Rear Driver Side Example — Rear Driver Side
limits described at the
beginning of this section, and Position Position
the following steps: 3.1. For a top tether in the rear
driver side position:
3.1.1. Remove the
headrest.
3.1.2. Route the top
tether (4) through
the loop (3) on the
driver side under
the center shoulder
belt (2).
3.1.3. Then attach the top
tether (4) to the top
tether
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anchor (loop) (1) at anchor (loop) (1) at Headrest Removal and


the center rear the center rear Reinstallation
seating position. seating position.
Crew Cab Models
3.2. For a top tether in the rear 4. Tighten the top tether per the
center position: child restraint manufacturer's For outboard rear seating positions,
instructions. if the child restraint cannot be
3.2.1. Route the top installed properly with the headrest
tether (4) through When the top tether is properly in place, the headrest may be
the center loop (1), tightened, the anchor (loop) removed. See your dealer for
and behind the may bend. This is normal and assistance with removal.
passenger side will not damage the vehicle.
headrest post. Store the removed headrests in a
If child restraints are installed secure place. Reinstall the headrest
3.2.2. Then attach the top in both outboard positions, both before the seating position is
tether (4) to the top top tethers can be attached to moved.
tether anchor (loop) the center loop. Top tethers
at the rear can be attached for child To reinstall the headrest:
passenger side restraints in all three rear
seating position. seating positions at the same
3.3. For a top tether in the rear time, following the routing
passenger position: instructions above.

3.3.1. Remove the 5. Before placing a child in the


headrest. child restraint, make sure it is
securely held in place. To
3.3.2. Route the top check, grasp the child restraint
tether (4) through at the LATCH path and attempt
the loop on the to move it side to side and
passenger side. back and forth. There should
3.3.3. Then attach the top be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in)
tether (4) to the top of movement for proper
tether installation.
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1. Insert the headrest posts into 1. Press both buttons on the 2. Push the headrest all the way
the holes in the top of the headrest posts and pull up on down until it contacts the top of
seatback with the longer the headrest. the seatback.
chrome plated post toward the 2. Store the headrest in a secure
driver side of the vehicle. place. Replacing LATCH System
2. Push the headrest all the way 3. When the child restraint is Parts After a Crash
down until it contacts the top of removed, reinstall the headrest
the seatback. before the seating position { Warning
Double Cab Models is used.
A crash can damage the LATCH
The rear outboard headrests should To reinstall the headrest: system in the vehicle. A damaged
be removed when installing LATCH system may not properly
forward-facing child restraints. secure the child restraint,
To remove the headrest: resulting in serious injury or even
death in a crash. To help make
sure the LATCH system is
working properly after a crash,
see your dealer to have the
system inspected and any
necessary replacements made as
soon as possible.

If the vehicle has the LATCH system


1. Insert the headrest posts into and it was being used during a
the holes in the top of the crash, new LATCH system parts
seatback with the longer may be needed.
chrome plated post toward the
driver side of the vehicle.
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New parts and repairs may be Securing Child Restraints In Canada, the law requires that
necessary even if the LATCH forward-facing child restraints have
system was not being used at the
(Rear Seat) a top tether, and that the tether be
time of the crash. When securing a child restraint in a attached.
rear seating position, study the If the child restraint or vehicle seat
Securing Child Restraints instructions that came with the child position does not have the LATCH
(Center Front Seat) restraint to make sure it is system, you will be using the safety
compatible with this vehicle. belt to secure the child restraint in
{ Warning If the child restraint has the LATCH
system, see Lower Anchors and
this position. Be sure to follow the
instructions that came with the child
A child in a child restraint in the Tethers for Children (LATCH restraint. Secure the child in the
center front seat can be badly System) 0 96 for how and where to child restraint when and as the
injured or killed by the frontal install the child restraint using instructions say.
airbags if they inflate. Never LATCH. If a child restraint is secured If more than one child restraint
secure a child restraint in the in the vehicle using a safety belt needs to be installed in the rear
center front seat. It is always and it uses a top tether, see Lower seat, be sure to read Where to Put
Anchors and Tethers for Children the Restraint 0 94.
better to secure a child restraint in
(LATCH System) 0 96 for top tether
a rear seat.
anchor locations. Double Cab
Do not secure a child seat in a 1. Remove the headrest prior to
Do not use child restraints in the position without a top tether anchor installing a forward-facing child
center front seat position. if a national or local law requires restraint in an outboard rear
that the top tether be anchored, or if seating position. See “Headrest
the instructions that come with the Removal and Reinstallation”
child restraint say that the top strap under Lower Anchors and
must be anchored. Tethers for Children (LATCH
System) 0 96.
2. Put the child restraint on
the seat.
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3. Pick up the latch plate, and run


the lap and shoulder portions
of the vehicle's safety belt
through or around the restraint.
The child restraint instructions
will show you how.

5. Pull the shoulder belt all the 6. To tighten the belt, push down
way out of the retractor to set on the child restraint, pull the
the lock. When the retractor shoulder portion of the belt to
lock is set, the belt can be tighten the lap portion of the
tightened but not pulled out of belt, and feed the shoulder belt
the retractor. back into the retractor. When
installing a forward-facing child
4. Push the latch plate into the restraint, it may be helpful to
buckle until it clicks. use your knee to push down on
the child restraint as you
Position the release button on
tighten the belt.
the buckle so that the safety
belt could be quickly unbuckled Try to pull the belt out of the
if necessary. retractor to make sure the
retractor is locked. If the
retractor is not locked, repeat
Steps 5 and 6.
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7. For forward-facing child Reinstallation” under Lower Anchors 3. Push the latch plate into the
restraints, attach and tighten and Tethers for Children (LATCH buckle until it clicks.
the top tether to the top tether System) 0 96 for additional Position the release button on
anchor (loop). Refer to the child information on installing the the buckle so that the safety
restraint instructions, the headrest properly. belt could be quickly unbuckled
vehicle LATCH anchor weight if necessary.
limits and instructions listed in Crew Cab
Lower Anchors and Tethers for 1. Put the child restraint on
Children (LATCH System) 0 96. the seat.
8. Before placing a child in the 2. Pick up the latch plate, and run
child restraint, make sure it is the lap and shoulder portions
securely held in place. To of the vehicle's safety belt
check, grasp the child restraint through or around the restraint.
at the safety belt path and The child restraint instructions
attempt to move it side to side will show you how.
and back and forth. When the
child restraint is properly
installed, there should be no
more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of
movement.
4. Pull the shoulder belt all the
To remove the child restraint, way out of the retractor to set
unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and the lock. When the retractor
let it return to the stowed position. lock is set, the belt can be
If the top tether is attached to a top tightened but not pulled out of
tether anchor, disconnect it. the retractor.
Reinstall the headrest before the
seating position is used. See
“Headrest Removal and
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6. If the child restraint has a top removed. See your dealer for
tether, follow the child restraint assistance with removal, and store
manufacturer's instructions the removed headrest in a secure
regarding the use of the top place. When the child restraint is
tether. See Lower Anchors and removed, reinstall the headrest
Tethers for Children (LATCH before the seating position is used.
System) 0 96 for more For reinstallation instructions, see
information on using the top “Headrest Removal and
tether anchors. Reinstallation” under Lower Anchors
7. Before placing a child in the and Tethers for Children (LATCH
child restraint, make sure it is System) 0 96.
securely held in place. To
5. To tighten the belt, push down check, grasp the child restraint Securing Child Restraints
on the child restraint, pull the at the safety belt path and (Front Passenger Seat)
shoulder portion of the belt to attempt to move it side to side
tighten the lap portion of the and back and forth. When the With Passenger Sensing
belt, and feed the shoulder belt child restraint is properly System
back into the retractor. When installed, there should be no This vehicle has airbags. A rear
installing a forward-facing child more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of seat is a safer place to secure a
restraint, it may be helpful to movement. forward-facing child restraint. See
use your knee to push down on To remove the child restraint, Where to Put the Restraint 0 94.
the child restraint as you unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and
tighten the belt. In addition, the vehicle may have a
let it return to the stowed position. passenger sensing system which is
Try to pull the belt out of the If the top tether is attached to a top designed to turn off the front
retractor to make sure the tether anchor, disconnect it. outboard passenger frontal airbag
retractor is locked. If the For outboard rear seating positions,
retractor is not locked, repeat if the child restraint cannot be
Steps 4 and 5. installed properly with the headrest
in place, the headrest may be
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under certain conditions. See If the vehicle does not have a rear
Passenger Sensing System 0 82 Warning (Continued) seat that will accommodate a
and Passenger Airbag Status rear-facing child restraint, a
Indicator 0 141 for more information The vehicle may have a rear-facing child restraint should not
on this, including important safety passenger sensing system which be installed in the vehicle, even if
information. is designed to turn off the front the airbag is off.
outboard passenger frontal airbag
Never put a rear-facing child seat in under certain conditions. If a child restraint uses a top tether,
the front. This is because the risk to see Lower Anchors and Tethers for
the rear-facing child is so great, Even if the passenger sensing Children (LATCH System) 0 96 for
if the airbag deploys. system, if equipped, has turned top tether anchor locations.
off the front outboard passenger
Do not secure a child seat in a
{ Warning frontal airbag, no system is
fail-safe. No one can guarantee
position without a top tether anchor
if a national or local law requires
A child in a rear-facing child that an airbag will not deploy that the top tether be anchored, or if
restraint can be seriously injured under some unusual the instructions that come with the
or killed if the front outboard circumstance, even though it is child restraint say that the top strap
passenger airbag inflates. This is turned off. must be anchored.
because the back of the Secure rear-facing child restraints In Canada, the law requires that
rear-facing child restraint would in a rear seat, even if the airbag forward-facing child restraints have
be very close to the inflating is off. If you secure a a top tether, and that the tether be
airbag. A child in a forward-facing forward-facing child restraint in attached.
child restraint can be seriously the front outboard seat, always
injured or killed if the front move the front passenger seat as
outboard passenger airbag far back as it will go. It is better to
inflates and the passenger seat is secure the child restraint in a
in a forward position. rear seat.
(Continued)
See Passenger Sensing System
0 82 for additional information.
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When using the lap-shoulder belt to Position the release button so


secure the child restraint in this that the safety belt could be
position, follow the instructions that quickly unbuckled if necessary.
came with the child restraint and the
following instructions:
1. Move the seat as far back as it
will go before securing the
forward-facing child restraint.
When the passenger sensing
system, if equipped, has turned
off the front outboard
passenger frontal airbag, the
off indicator in the passenger Tilt the latch plate to adjust the
airbag status indicator should belt, if needed.
light and stay lit when you start
the vehicle. See Passenger
Airbag Status Indicator 0 141. 5. Pull the shoulder belt all the
way out of the retractor to set
2. Put the child restraint on the lock. When the retractor
the seat. lock is set, the belt can be
3. Pick up the latch plate, and run tightened but not pulled out of
the lap and shoulder portions the retractor.
of the vehicle's safety belt
through or around the restraint.
The child restraint instructions
will show you how.

4. Push the latch plate into the


buckle until it clicks.
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7. If the vehicle does not have a If a child restraint has been installed
rear seat and the child restraint and the on indicator is lit, see “If the
manufacturer recommends On Indicator Is Lit for a Child
using a top tether anchor, Restraint” under Passenger Sensing
attach the top tether to the top System 0 82 for more information.
tether anchor. Refer to the To remove the child restraint,
instructions that came with the unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and
child restraint and to Lower let it return to the stowed position.
Anchors and Tethers for If the top tether is attached to a top
Children (LATCH System) 0 96. tether anchor, disconnect it.
8. Before placing a child in the
child restraint, make sure it is With Airbag On-Off Switch
6. To tighten the belt, push down securely held in place. To This vehicle has airbags. A rear
on the child restraint, pull the check, grasp the child restraint seat is a safer place to secure a
shoulder portion of the belt to at the safety belt path and forward-facing child restraint. See
tighten the lap portion of the attempt to move it side to side Where to Put the Restraint 0 94.
belt, and feed the shoulder belt and back and forth. When the
There may be a switch on the
back into the retractor. When child restraint is properly
instrument panel endcap that you
installing a forward-facing child installed, there should be no
can use to turn off the front
restraint, it may be helpful to more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of
outboard passenger frontal airbag.
use your knee to push down on movement.
See Airbag On-Off Switch 0 80 for
the child restraint as you If the vehicle is equipped with a more information, including
tighten the belt. passenger sensing system, and important safety information.
Try to pull the belt out of the when the passenger sensing system
Never put a rear-facing child seat in
retractor to make sure the has turned off the front outboard
the front. This is because the risk to
retractor is locked. If the passenger frontal airbag, the off
the rear-facing child is so great,
retractor is not locked, repeat indicator in the passenger airbag
if the airbag deploys.
Steps 5 and 6. status indicator should light and stay
lit when the vehicle is started.
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If the vehicle does not have a rear


{ Warning Warning (Continued) seat that will accommodate a
rear-facing child restraint, a
A child in a rear-facing child forward-facing child restraint in rear-facing child restraint should not
restraint can be seriously injured the front outboard seat, always be installed in the vehicle, even if
or killed if the front outboard move the front passenger seat as the airbag is off.
passenger airbag inflates. This is far back as it will go. It is better to
because the back of the secure the child restraint in a If a child restraint uses a top tether,
rear-facing child restraint would rear seat. see Lower Anchors and Tethers for
Children (LATCH System) 0 96 for
be very close to the inflating
top tether anchor locations.
airbag. A child in a forward-facing
child restraint can be seriously { Warning Do not secure a child restraint in a
position without a top tether anchor
injured or killed if the front
outboard passenger airbag If the airbag readiness light ever if a national or local law requires
inflates and the passenger seat is comes on and stays on, it means that the top tether be anchored, or if
in a forward position. that something may be wrong the instructions that come with the
with the airbag system. For child restraint say that the top strap
Even if the airbag switch has example, the front outboard must be anchored.
turned off the front outboard passenger frontal airbag could In Canada, the law requires that
passenger frontal airbag, no inflate even though the airbag forward-facing child restraints have
system is fail-safe. No one can on-off switch is turned off. a top tether, and that the tether be
guarantee that an airbag will not attached.
deploy under some unusual To help avoid injury to yourself or
circumstance, even though it is others, have the vehicle serviced
turned off. right away. See Airbag Readiness
Light 0 139 for more information,
Secure rear-facing child restraints including important safety
in a rear seat, even if the airbag information.
is off. If you secure a
(Continued)
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When using the lap-shoulder belt to Position the release button so


secure the child restraint in this that the safety belt could be
position, follow the instructions that quickly unbuckled if necessary.
came with the child restraint and the
following instructions:
1. Move the seat as far back as it
will go before securing the
forward-facing child restraint.
When the airbag off switch (if
equipped) has turned off the
front outboard passenger
frontal airbag, the off indicator
in the airbag off light should Tilt the latch plate to adjust the
light and stay lit when you start belt, if needed.
the vehicle. See Airbag On-Off
Light 0 140.
5. Pull the shoulder belt all the
2. Put the child restraint on way out of the retractor to set
the seat. the lock. When the retractor
3. Pick up the latch plate, and run lock is set, the belt can be
the lap and shoulder portions tightened but not pulled out of
of the vehicle's safety belt the retractor.
through or around the restraint.
The child restraint instructions
will show you how.

4. Push the latch plate into the


buckle until it clicks.
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7. If your vehicle does not have a from the vehicle unless the person
rear seat and your child who will be sitting there is a member
restraint has a top tether, follow of a passenger airbag risk group.
the child restraint See Airbag On-Off Switch 0 80 for
manufacturer's instructions more information, including
regarding the use of the top important safety information.
tether. See Lower Anchors and
Tethers for Children (LATCH Heavy-Duty Crew Cab Only
System) 0 96. This vehicle has airbags. A rear
8. Before placing a child in the seat is a safer place to secure a
child restraint, make sure it is forward-facing child restraint. See
securely held in place. To Where to Put the Restraint 0 94.
6. To tighten the belt, push down check, grasp the child restraint Never put a rear-facing child seat in
on the child restraint, pull the at the safety belt path and the front. This is because the risk to
shoulder portion of the belt to attempt to move it side to side the rear-facing child is so great,
tighten the lap portion of the and back and forth. When the if the airbag deploys.
belt, and feed the shoulder belt child restraint is properly
back into the retractor. When
installing a forward-facing child
installed, there should be no
more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of
{ Warning
restraint, it may be helpful to movement. A child in a rear-facing child
use your knee to push down on To remove the child restraint, restraint can be seriously injured
the child restraint as you unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and or killed if the front outboard
tighten the belt. let it return to the stowed position. passenger airbag inflates. This is
Try to pull the belt out of the If the top tether is attached to a top because the back of the
retractor to make sure the tether anchor, disconnect it. rear-facing child restraint would
retractor is locked. If the If you turned the airbag off with the be very close to the inflating
retractor is not locked, repeat switch (if equipped), turn on the airbag. Always secure a
Steps 5 and 6. front outboard passenger airbag rear-facing child restraint in a
when you remove the child restraint rear seat.
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If the vehicle does not have a rear 1. Move the seat as far back as it Make sure the release button is
seat that will accommodate a will go before securing the positioned so you would be
rear-facing child restraint, a forward-facing child restraint. able to unbuckle the safety belt
rear-facing child restraint should not 2. Put the child restraint on quickly if necessary.
be installed in the vehicle, even if the seat.
the airbag is off.
3. Pick up the latch plate, and run
If a child restraint uses a top tether, the lap and shoulder portions
see Lower Anchors and Tethers for of the vehicle's safety belt
Children (LATCH System) 0 96 for through or around the restraint.
top tether anchor locations. The child restraint instructions
Do not secure a child seat in a will show you how.
position without a top tether anchor
if 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 anchored.
5. Pull the shoulder belt all the
In Canada, the law requires that way out of the retractor to set
forward-facing child restraints have the lock. When the retractor
a top tether, and that the tether be lock is set, the belt can be
attached. tightened but not pulled out of
When using the lap-shoulder belt to the retractor.
secure the child restraint in this
position, follow the instructions that
came with the child restraint and the 4. Push the latch plate into the
following instructions: buckle until it clicks.
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7. If your 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 for Children (LATCH
System) 0 96 for more
information on using the top
tether anchors.
8. Before placing a child in the
child restraint, make sure it is
securely held in place. To
6. To tighten the belt, push down check, grasp the child restraint
on the child restraint, pull the at the safety belt path and
shoulder portion of the belt to attempt to move it side to side
tighten the lap portion of the and back and forth. When the
belt, and feed the shoulder belt child restraint is properly
back into the retractor. When installed, there should be no
installing a forward-facing child more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of
restraint, it may be helpful to movement.
use your knee to push down on To remove the child restraint,
the child restraint as you unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and
tighten the belt. let it return to the stowed position.
Try to pull the belt out of the If the top tether is attached to a top
retractor to make sure the tether anchor, disconnect it.
retractor is locked. If the
retractor is not locked, repeat
Steps 5 and 6.
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Storage Storage To access, pull down on the handle.

Compartments Card Holder


Storage Compartments If equipped, there is a card holder
Storage Compartments . . . . . . . 119 { Warning on the front instrument panel to the
left of the steering wheel.
Instrument Panel Storage . . . . . 119
Glove Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Do not store heavy or sharp
Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 objects in storage compartments. Glove Box
Sunglasses Storage . . . . . . . . . . 120 In a crash, these objects may
Center Console Storage . . . . . . 120 cause the cover to open and
Floor Console Storage . . . . . . . . 121 could result in injury.
Additional Storage Features
Cargo Tie-Downs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Instrument Panel Storage
If equipped, there is storage under
the climate control system.

To access the upper glove box,


unlock with the key and pull up on
the handle.
If equipped, there is a USB port in
the upper glove box.
To access the lower glove box, pull
down on the handle.
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Cupholders Sunglasses Storage Center Console Storage


Front
There may be cupholders on the
center front seat console armrest.
Rear

Bench Seat
If equipped, sunglasses storage is
If equipped, pull the front center
on the overhead console. Press the
seat armrest down to access the
fixed button on the cover and
storage area with cupholders.
release to access.
Press the button and lift to open.
There is a removable divider.
If equipped, pull the rear seat
armrest down to access the If equipped, there are dual USB
cupholders. ports, an accessory power outlet,
and an auxiliary jack inside.
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Floor Console Storage Additional Storage


Features
Cargo Tie-Downs

Bucket Seat
If equipped, press the latch and lift
to open. Depending on the options If equipped with front seat floor
there may be a tote compartment, console storage, unlock with the
accessory power outlet, auxiliary ignition key, press the button, and
jack, and USB port(s) inside. There lift to open.
are openings for power cords on the The vehicle may be equipped with
edge of the storage area. cargo tie-downs.
See Power Outlets 0 128, USB Port Any of the nine holes inside the
(Base Radio) 0 209 or USB Port truck bed can be used for tie-downs.
(Base Radio with Touchscreen) The maximum load is 113 kg
0 212, and Auxiliary Jack 0 213. (250 lb) per tie-down.
If equipped with the uplevel radio,
see the infotainment manual.
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3. Fasten the tie-down firmly by


Caution hand only. Do not use tools.
The truck bed walls will collapse if To remove:
the tie-downs are overloaded. 1. Remove the tie-down loop
completely by turning
counterclockwise while holding
the backing plate against the
truck bed wall.
2. Pull the backing plate away
from the truck bed wall until a
click is heard. This locks the
toggle into position on the
toggle guide.
3. Push the backing plate against
the truck bed wall. This allows
the toggle nut to spin.
4. Remove the backing plate,
To install: toggle guide, and toggle nut
from the truck bed wall
1. Insert a tie-down loop completely.
assembly until it is flush with
the truck bed wall. 5. Reinstall the tie-down loop
through the backing plate into
2. Turn the tie-down loop the toggle nut for reuse.
clockwise to tighten. The
tie-down will be hard to turn
until the toggle moves past the
installation point on the toggle
guide.
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Instruments and Safety Belt Reminders . . . . . . . . 139


Airbag Readiness Light . . . . . . . 139
Cruise Control Light . . . . . . . . . . 150
Information Displays
Controls Airbag On-Off Light . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Passenger Airbag Status Driver Information Center (DIC)
Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 (Base Level) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Charging System Light . . . . . . . 142 Driver Information Center (DIC)
Controls (Uplevel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . 124 Malfunction Indicator Lamp
Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . 125 (Check Engine Light) . . . . . . . . 143 Vehicle Messages
Heated Steering Wheel . . . . . . . 126 Brake System Warning Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Horn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Battery Voltage and Charging
Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . 126 Antilock Brake System (ABS) Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Compass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Brake System Messages . . . . . 156
Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Four-Wheel-Drive Light . . . . . . . 145 Compass Messages . . . . . . . . . . 156
Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Tow/Haul Mode Light . . . . . . . . . 146 Door Ajar Messages . . . . . . . . . . 156
Wireless Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Hill Descent Control Light . . . . 146 Engine Cooling System
Lane Departure Warning Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Warning Lights, Gauges, and (LDW) Light (2500/3500 Engine Oil Messages . . . . . . . . . 157
Indicators Series) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Engine Power Messages . . . . . 157
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light Fuel System Messages . . . . . . . 158
Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 (1500 Series) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Key and Lock Messages . . . . . 158
Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Vehicle Ahead Indicator . . . . . . 147 Lamp Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Traction Off Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Object Detection System
Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 StabiliTrak® OFF Light . . . . . . . . 147 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
Trip Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Traction Control System (TCS)/ Ride Control System
Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 StabiliTrak® Light . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Fuel Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Tire Pressure Light . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Airbag System Messages . . . . 160
Engine Oil Pressure Low Fuel Warning Light . . . . . . 148 Safety Belt Messages . . . . . . . . 160
Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Security Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Security Messages . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Engine Coolant Temperature High-Beam On Light . . . . . . . . . . 149 Steering System
Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Front Fog Lamp Light . . . . . . . . . 149 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Voltmeter Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Lamps On Reminder . . . . . . . . . 149
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Tire Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 Controls Tilt and Telescoping Steering


Transmission Messages . . . . . . 162 Wheel
Vehicle Reminder
Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Steering Wheel
Vehicle Speed Messages . . . . . 164 Adjustment
Washer Fluid Messages . . . . . . 165
Vehicle Personalization
Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 165
Universal Remote System
Universal Remote System . . . . 172
Universal Remote System
Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172
Universal Remote System
Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
Universal Remote System To adjust the tilt and telescoping
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 steering wheel, if equipped:
1. Push the lever (1) down to
To adjust the steering wheel: move the steering wheel
1. Hold the steering wheel and forward or rearward. Lift the
pull the lever. lever up to lock the wheel in
place.
2. Move the steering wheel up
or down. 2. Pull the lever (2) toward you to
move the steering wheel up or
3. Release the lever to lock the
down, then release the lever to
wheel in place.
lock the wheel in place.
Do not adjust the steering wheel
while driving.
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Steering Wheel Controls g : For vehicles with OnStar® or a


Bluetooth® system, press to interact
with those systems. See OnStar
Overview 0 500 or OnStar Overview
0 501, Bluetooth (Voice Recognition
- Base Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth
(Infotainment Controls - Base
Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
(Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio
with Touchscreen) 0 232,
or “Bluetooth (Overview)” in the
infotainment manual. The favorite and volume switches
i : Press to reject an incoming are on the back of the steering
If equipped, some audio controls call or end a current call. Press to wheel.
can be adjusted at the steering mute or unmute the infotainment 1. Favorite: When on a radio
wheel. system when not on a call. source, press to select the next
o or p : Press to go to the or previous favorite. When on a
previous or next menu option. media source, press to select
the next or previous track.
w or x : Press to go to the next or
previous selection. 2. Volume: Press to increase or
decrease the volume.
V : Press to select a highlighted
menu option.
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Heated Steering Wheel Windshield Wiper/Washer thaw them. Damaged wiper blades
should be replaced. See Wiper
Blade Replacement 0 394.
Heavy snow or ice can overload the
wiper motor. An internal circuit
breaker to the motor will stop the
motor until it cools down.
Wiper Parking
The windshield wiper control is on
If the ignition is put in OFF while the
the turn signal lever.
wipers are on w, 1, or 3 INT,
The windshield wipers are controlled they will immediately stop.
by turning the band with z on it.
If the windshield wiper lever is then
1 (High Speed) : Fast wipes. moved to OFF before the driver
w (Low Speed) : Slow wipes. door is opened or within 10 minutes,
( (Heated Steering Wheel, If the wipers will restart and move to
Equipped) : Press to turn it on or 3 INT (Adjustable Interval the base of the windshield.
off. A light next to the button Wipes) : Turn the band up for more
displays when the feature is frequent wipes or down for less If the ignition is put in OFF while the
turned on. frequent wipes. wipers are performing wipes due to
windshield washing, the wipers
The steering wheel takes about OFF : Turns the windshield continue to run until they reach the
three minutes to start heating. wipers off. base of the windshield.
Horn 8 (Mist) : For a single wipe,
turn to 8, then release. For several
To sound the horn, press a on the wipes, hold the band on 8 longer.
steering wheel.
Clear ice and snow from the wiper
blades before using them. If frozen
to the windshield, carefully loosen or
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Windshield Washer its heading and other information 2. Select the desired function.
from the Global Positioning 3. Turn the MENU knob to
{ Warning System (GPS) antenna,
StabiliTrak®, and vehicle speed
increase or decrease the value.
In freezing weather, do not use information. 4. Press the MENU knob to go to
the washer until the windshield is the next value. After the last
The compass system is designed to value is selected, the system
warmed. Otherwise the washer operate for a certain number of will update and return to the
fluid can form ice on the miles or degrees of turn before
windshield, blocking your vision. needing a signal from the GPS Settings menu. Press o BACK
satellites. When the compass to go to the last menu and
display shows CAL, drive the save the changes.
L m (Washer Fluid) : Push the vehicle for a short distance in an
paddle marked with the windshield Auto Set requires an OnStar
open area where it can receive a subscription.
washer symbol at the top of the turn
GPS signal. The compass system
signal lever, to spray washer fluid If auto timing is set, the time
will automatically determine when a
and activate the wipers. The wipers displayed on the clock may not
GPS signal is restored and provide
will continue until the paddle is update immediately when driving
a heading again. See Compass
released or the maximum wash time into a new time zone.
Messages 0 156 for the messages
is reached. When the paddle is
that may be displayed for the To set the clock display:
released, additional wipes may
compass. 1. Select SETTINGS from the
occur depending on how long the
windshield washer had been Home Page, then select Time
activated. See Washer Fluid 0 385 Clock and Date.
for information on filling the Setting the Time and Date with 2. Select Clock Display.
windshield washer fluid reservoir.
Faceplate Controls 3. Turn the MENU knob to Off
Compass To set the time or date: or On.

The vehicle may have a compass 1. Select SETTINGS from the 4. Press the MENU knob to
display on the Driver Information Home Page, then select Time select.
Center (DIC). The compass receives and Date.
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Press o BACK to go to the last To set the date: Power Outlets


menu and save the changes. 1. Touch the SETTINGS screen Power Outlets 12 Volt Direct
button from the Home Page, Current
Setting the Time and Date with then touch Time and Date.
Touchscreen Controls Accessory power outlets can be
To set the time: 2. Touch Set Date and touch « used to plug in electrical equipment,
or ª to increase or decrease such as a cell phone, MP3
1. Touch the SETTINGS screen player, etc.
month, day, or year.
button from the Home Page,
then touch Time and Date. 3. Touch the } or 0 screen The vehicle may have up to four
accessory power outlets.
2. Touch Set Time and touch « button to go back to the
previous menu. Vehicles with a Center Console
or ª to increase or decrease
hours, minutes, and AM or PM. To set the clock display: . One or two in front of the
Touch 12–24 Hr for 12 or 1. Touch the SETTINGS screen cupholders on the center
24 hour clock. button and touch Time console.
and Date. . One inside the center console.
3. Touch the } or 0 screen
button to go back to the 2. Touch Clock Display and touch . One on the rear of the center
previous menu. OFF or ON to turn the clock console.
display off or on.
Auto Set requires an OnStar Vehicles with Bench Seats
subscription. 3. Touch the } or 0 screen . One on the center stack below
If auto timing is set, the time button to go back to the the climate control system.
displayed on the clock may not previous menu.
. One or two in the storage area
update immediately when driving on the bench seat.
into a new time zone.
Lift the cover to access and replace
when not in use.
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The power outlets on the center Certain power accessory plugs may Power Outlet 110/120 Volt
stack and in front of the cupholders not be compatible with the Alternating Current
are powered at all times. The power accessory power outlet and could
outlets inside the storage area and overload vehicle or adapter fuses.
on the rear of the console are If a problem is experienced, see
powered when the ignition is in ON/ your dealer.
RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, When adding electrical equipment,
or when RAP is active. be sure to follow the proper
installation instructions included with
{ Warning the equipment. See Add-On
Electrical Equipment 0 355.
Power is always supplied to the
outlets. Do not leave electrical
equipment plugged in when the
Caution
vehicle is not in use because the Hanging heavy equipment from
vehicle could catch fire and cause Base Shown, Uplevel Similar
the power outlet can cause
injury or death. damage not covered by the If equipped with this power outlet, it
vehicle warranty. The power can be used to plug in electrical
outlets are designed for equipment that uses a maximum
Caution accessory power plugs only, such limit of 150 watts.
as cell phone charge cords. For vehicles with a center console,
Leaving electrical equipment the 110/120 volt power outlet is in
plugged in for an extended period front of the cupholders in the center
of time while the vehicle is off will console.
drain the battery. Always unplug
electrical equipment when not in For vehicles with bench seats, the
use and do not plug in equipment 110/120 volt power outlet is on the
center stack.
that exceeds the maximum
15 amp rating.
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An indicator light on the outlet turns . Other equipment requiring an


on to show it is in use. The light extremely stable power supply, { Warning
comes on when the ignition is in such as
ON/RUN, equipment requiring less microcomputer-controlled Wireless charging can affect the
than 150 watts is plugged into the electric blankets and touch operation of an implanted
outlet, and no system fault is sensor lamps. pacemaker or other medical
detected. devices. If you have one, it is
. Medical equipment. recommended to consult with
The indicator light does not come on your doctor before using the
when the ignition is in LOCK/OFF or Wireless Charging wireless charging system.
if the equipment is not fully seated
into the outlet. The vehicle may have wireless
charging on top of the center The vehicle must be in ON/RUN,
If equipment is connected using console. See Center Console
more than 150 watts or a system ACC/ACCESSORY, or Retained
Storage 0 120. The system Accessory Power (RAP). The
fault is detected, a protection circuit wirelessly charges one PMA or Qi
shuts off the power supply and the wireless charging feature may not
compatible mobile device. correctly indicate charging when the
indicator light turns off. To reset the
circuit, unplug the item and plug it To check for phone or other device vehicle is in RAP. See Retained
back in or turn the Retained compatibility: Accessory Power (RAP) 0 284.
Accessory Power (RAP) off and . In the U.S., see The operating temperature is −20 °C
then back on. See Retained my.chevrolet.com/learn. (−4 °F) to 60 °C (140 °F) for the
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 284. . In Canada, see charging system and 0 °C (32 °F) to
The power outlet is not designed for 35 °C (95 °F) for the phone.
gmtotalconnect.ca.
the following, and may not work
properly if they are plugged in:
. Or, see your dealer for details.
{ Warning
. Equipment with high initial peak Remove all metal objects from the
wattage, such as charging pad before charging
compressor-driven refrigerators your mobile device. Metal objects,
and electric power tools.
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1. Remove all objects from the Warning Lights,


Warning (Continued) charging pad. The system may
such as coins, keys, rings,
not charge if there are any Gauges, and
objects on the charging pad.
or paper clips, between the phone Indicators
and charging pad will become 2. Place the mobile device face
Warning lights and gauges can
very hot. On the rare occasion up on the @ symbol on the signal that something is wrong
that the charging system does not charging pad. before it becomes serious enough
detect a metal object, and the to cause an expensive repair or
3. The } will display on the V
object gets wedged between the replacement. Paying attention to the
on the infotainment screen.
phone and charger, remove the warning lights and gauges could
This indicates that the mobile
phone and allow the metallic device is properly positioned prevent injury.
object to cool before removing it and charging. If a phone is Some warning lights come on briefly
from the charging pad, to prevent placed on the charging pad when the engine is started to
burns. indicate they are working. When
and } does not display,
remove the phone from the one of the warning lights comes on
pad, turn 180 degrees and wait and stays on while driving, or when
three seconds before placing/ one of the gauges shows there may
aligning the phone on the pad be a problem, check the section that
again. explains what to do. Waiting to do
repairs can be costly and even
dangerous.

To charge a mobile device:


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Instrument Cluster

Base Cluster (English Shown, Metric Similar)


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Uplevel Cluster (English Shown, Metric Similar)


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Cluster Menu (Uplevel Cluster) viewed. See “Driver Information phone source. If there is an active
Center (DIC) (Uplevel)” in the call, mute the phone or switch to
There is an interactive display area
Index. handset operation.
in the center of the instrument
cluster. . Audio Navigation
. Phone Press V to select the Navigation
. Navigation app, then press p to enter the
. Settings Navigation menu. If there is no
active route, you can resume the
Audio last route and turn the voice
Press V to select the Audio app, prompts on/off. If there is an active
route, you can cancel the route.
then press p to enter the Audio
menu. In the Audio menu browse for Settings
music, select from the favorites,
Press V to select the Settings app.
or change the audio source. In the
main view, use w or x to change Use w or x to scroll through items
the station or go to the next or in the Settings menu.
Use the right steering wheel control previous track.
to open and scroll through the Units : Press p while Units is
different items and displays. Phone displayed to enter the Units menu.
Choose English or metric units by
Press o to access the cluster Press V to select the Phone app, pressing V while the desired item is
applications. Use w or x to scroll then press p to enter the Phone highlighted. A checkmark will be
through the list of available menu. In the Phone menu, if there is displayed next to the selected item.
applications. Not all applications will no active phone call, view recent
be available on all vehicles. calls, scroll through contacts, select Info Pages : Press p while Info
from the favorites, or change the Pages is displayed to enter the Info
. Info App. This is where the Pages menu and select the items to
selected Driver Information
Center (DIC) displays can be
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be displayed in the Info app. See Odometer Fuel Gauge


“Driver Information Center (DIC)
(Uplevel)” in the Index. The odometer shows how far the
vehicle has been driven, in either
Speed Warning : The Speed kilometers or miles.
Warning display allows the driver to
set a speed that they do not want to Trip Odometer
exceed. To set the Speed Warning,
press p when Speed Warning is The trip odometer shows how far
the vehicle has been driven since
displayed, or press V on the main the trip odometer was last reset.
view to set the speed value. Press
w or x to adjust the value. Press The trip odometer is accessed and
V to set the speed. Once the speed reset through the Driver Information
is set, this feature can be turned off Center (DIC). See Driver
by pressing V while viewing this Information Center (DIC) (Base Metric
Level) 0 150 or Driver Information
page. If the selected speed limit is
Center (DIC) (Uplevel) 0 152.
exceeded, a pop-up warning is
displayed with a chime.
Tachometer
Software Information : Press p
The tachometer displays the engine
while Software Information is speed in revolutions per
highlighted to display open source minute (rpm).
software information.

Speedometer
The speedometer shows the
vehicle's speed in either kilometers
per hour (km/h) or miles per
hour (mph).
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. At the service station, the fuel Engine Oil Pressure
pump shuts off before the gauge
reads full.
Gauge
. It takes a little more or less fuel
to fill up than the gauge
indicated. For example, the
gauge may have indicated the
tank was half full, but it actually
took a little more or less than
half the tank's capacity to fill
the tank.
. The gauge moves a little while
English
turning a corner or speeding up.
When the ignition is on, the fuel . The gauge takes a few seconds
gauge indicates about how much
to stabilize after the ignition is Metric
fuel is left in the tank.
turned on, and goes back to
There is an arrow near the fuel empty when the ignition is
gauge pointing to the side of the turned off.
vehicle the fuel door is on.
When the indicator nears empty, the
low fuel light comes on. There still is
a little fuel left, but the vehicle
should be refueled soon.
Here are four things that some
owners ask about. None of these
show a problem with the fuel gauge:
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PRESSURE LOW STOP ENGINE” Engine Coolant


under Engine Oil Messages 0 157
and Engine Oil 0 369.
Temperature Gauge

Caution
Lack of proper engine oil
maintenance can damage the
engine. Driving with the engine oil
low can also damage the engine.
The repairs would not be covered
by the vehicle warranty. Check
English the oil level as soon as possible.
The engine oil pressure gauge Add oil if required, but if the oil
shows the engine oil pressure level is within the operating range
and the oil pressure is still low, Metric
in kPa (kilopascals) or psi (pounds
per square inch) when the engine is have the vehicle serviced. Always
running. follow the maintenance schedule
for changing engine oil.
Oil pressure can vary with engine
speed, outside temperature and oil
viscosity. If the vehicle has a diesel engine,
see the Duramax diesel
A reading outside the normal
supplement.
operating range can be caused by a
dangerously low oil level or some
other problem causing low oil
pressure. Check the vehicle's oil as
soon as possible. See “OIL
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Voltmeter Gauge Readings outside the normal


operating range can also occur
when a large number of electrical
accessories are operating in the
vehicle and the engine is left idling
for an extended period. This
condition is normal since the
charging system is not able to
provide full power at engine idle. As
engine speeds are increased, this
condition should correct itself as
higher engine speeds allow the
English charging system to create maximum
power.
This gauge measures the
temperature of the vehicle's engine The vehicle can only be driven for a
When the ignition is on, this gauge
coolant. short time with the readings outside
indicates the battery voltage.
the normal operating range. If the
While driving under normal When the engine is running, this vehicle must be driven, turn off all
operating conditions, if the needle gauge shows the condition of the accessories, such as the radio and
moves into the red warning area, charging system. The gauge can air conditioner.
the engine is too hot. Pull off the transition from a higher to lower or a
road, stop the vehicle, and turn off Readings outside the normal
lower to higher reading. This is
the engine as soon as possible. operating range indicate a possible
normal. If the vehicle is operating
problem in the electrical system.
outside the normal operating range,
Have the vehicle serviced as soon
the charging system light comes on.
as possible.
See Charging System Light 0 142
for more information. The voltmeter
gauge may also read lower when in
fuel economy mode. This is normal.
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Safety Belt Reminders Passenger Safety Belt The front passenger safety belt
Reminder Light reminder light and chime may turn
Driver Safety Belt Reminder on if an object is put on the seat
Light There may be a passenger safety such as a briefcase, handbag,
belt reminder light near the grocery bag, laptop, or other
There is a driver safety belt passenger airbag status indicator. electronic device. To turn off the
reminder light on the instrument See Passenger Sensing reminder light and/or chime, remove
cluster. System 0 82. the object from the seat or buckle
the safety belt.

Airbag Readiness Light


This light shows if there is an
electrical problem with the airbag
system. The system check includes
When the vehicle is started, this For vehicles equipped with the the airbag sensor(s), passenger
light flashes and a chime may come passenger safety belt reminder light, sensing system (if equipped), the
on to remind the driver to fasten when the vehicle is started this light pretensioners, the airbag modules,
their safety belt. Then the light stays flashes and a chime may come on the wiring, and the crash sensing
on solid until the belt is buckled. to remind passengers to fasten their and diagnostic module. For more
This cycle may continue several safety belt. Then the light stays on information on the airbag system,
times if the driver remains or solid until the belt is buckled. This see Airbag System 0 74.
becomes unbuckled while the cycle continues several times if the
vehicle is moving. passenger remains or becomes
If the driver safety belt is buckled, unbuckled while the vehicle is
neither the light nor the chime moving.
comes on. If the passenger safety belt is
buckled, neither the chime nor the
light comes on.
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The airbag readiness light comes on Airbag On-Off Light the on or off symbol, will light to let
for several seconds when the you know the status of the front
vehicle is started. If the light does If the vehicle has an airbag on-off outboard passenger frontal airbag.
not come on then, have it fixed switch, it also has a passenger
airbag status indicator located in the When the front outboard passenger
immediately. frontal airbag is manually turned off
overhead console.
using the airbag on-off switch on the
{ Warning instrument panel endcap, the OFF
indicator light or the off symbol will
If the airbag readiness light stays come on and stay on as a reminder
on after the vehicle is started or that the airbag has been turned off.
comes on while driving, it means This light will go off when the airbag
the airbag system might not be has been turned on. See Airbag
working properly. The airbags in United States On-Off Switch 0 80 for more
the vehicle might not inflate in a information, including important
crash, or they could even inflate safety information.
without a crash. To help avoid
injury, have the vehicle serviced
right away.

If there is a problem with the airbag Canada and Mexico


system, a Driver Information Center
(DIC) message may also come on. When the vehicle is started, the
See Airbag System passenger airbag status indicator
Messages 0 160. will light ON and OFF, or the symbol
for on and off, will light for several
seconds as a system check. Then,
after several more seconds, the
status indicator ON or OFF, or either
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Passenger Airbag Status


{ Warning Warning (Continued)
Indicator
If the front outboard passenger example, the front outboard If the vehicle has one of the
frontal airbag is turned off for a passenger frontal airbag could following indicators, then the vehicle
person who is not in a risk group inflate even though the airbag has a passenger sensing system for
identified by the national on-off switch is turned off. the front outboard passenger
government, that person will not To help avoid injury to yourself or position unless there is an airbag
have the extra protection of an others, have the vehicle serviced on-off switch on the instrument
airbag. In a crash, the airbag will right away. See Airbag Readiness panel endcap. If there is an airbag
not be able to inflate and help Light 0 139 for more information, on-off switch, the vehicle does not
protect the person sitting there. including important safety have a passenger sensing system.
Do not turn off the front outboard information. See Airbag On-Off Switch 0 80.
passenger frontal airbag unless The passenger airbag status
the person sitting there is in a risk indicator is on the overhead
group identified by the national If the word ON or the on symbol is
console. See Passenger Sensing
government. See Airbag On-Off lit, it means that the front outboard
System 0 82 for important safety
Switch 0 80 for more information, passenger frontal airbag is enabled
information.
including important safety (may inflate). See Airbag On-Off
information. Switch 0 80 for more information,
including important safety
information.
{ Warning If, after several seconds, both status
indicator lights remain on, or if there
If the airbag readiness light ever are no lights at all, there may be a
comes on and stays on, it means problem with the lights or the airbag United States
that something may be wrong on-off switch. See your dealer for
with the airbag system. For service.
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If, after several seconds, both status The charging system light comes on
indicator lights remain on, or if there briefly when the ignition is turned
are no lights at all, there may be a on, but the engine is not running, as
problem with the lights or the a check to show the light is working.
passenger sensing system. See It should go out when the engine is
your dealer for service. started.
Canada and Mexico If the light stays on, or comes on
When the vehicle is started, the
{ Warning while driving, there may be a
passenger airbag status indicator problem with the electrical charging
If the airbag readiness light ever system. Have it checked by your
will light ON and OFF, or the symbol comes on and stays on, it means
for on and off, for several seconds dealer. Driving while this light is on
that something may be wrong could drain the battery.
as a system check. Then, after with the airbag system. To help
several more seconds, the status When this light comes on, or is
avoid injury to yourself or others,
indicator will light either ON or OFF, flashing, the Driver Information
have the vehicle serviced right
or either the on or off symbol to let Center (DIC) also displays a
you know the status of the front away. See Airbag Readiness
message.
outboard passenger frontal airbag. Light 0 139 for more information,
including important safety See Battery Voltage and Charging
If the word ON or the on symbol is information. Messages 0 155.
lit on the passenger airbag status
If a short distance must be driven
indicator, it means that the front with the light on, be sure to turn off
outboard passenger frontal airbag is Charging System Light all accessories, such as the radio
enabled (may inflate).
and air conditioner.
If the word OFF or the off symbol is
lit on the airbag status indicator, it
means that the passenger sensing
system has turned off the front
outboard passenger frontal airbag.
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Malfunction Indicator Caution


If the light is flashing : A
malfunction has been detected that
Lamp (Check Engine could damage the emission control
Light) If the vehicle is driven continually system and increase vehicle
with this light on, the emission emissions. Diagnosis and service
This light is part of the vehicle’s control system may not work as
emission control on-board may be required.
well, the fuel economy may be
diagnostic system. If this light is on lower, and the vehicle may not To help prevent damage, reduce
while the engine is running, a vehicle speed and avoid hard
run smoothly. This could lead to
malfunction has been detected and accelerations and uphill grades.
costly repairs that might not be
the vehicle may require service. The If towing a trailer, reduce the
light should come on to show that it covered by the vehicle warranty.
amount of cargo being hauled as
is working when the ignition is in soon as possible.
ON/RUN and the engine is not
Caution If the light continues to flash, find a
running. See Ignition
safe place to park. Turn the vehicle
Positions 0 281.
Modifications to the engine, off and wait at least 10 seconds
transmission, exhaust, intake, before restarting the engine. If the
or fuel system, or the use of light is still flashing, follow the
replacement tires that do not previous guidelines and see your
meet the original tire dealer for service as soon as
specifications, can cause this light possible.
to come on. This could lead to If the light is on steady : A
costly repairs not covered by the malfunction has been detected.
Malfunctions are often indicated by
the system before any problem is vehicle warranty. This could also Diagnosis and service may be
affect the vehicle’s ability to pass required.
noticeable. Being aware of the light
and seeking service promptly when an Emissions Inspection/
it comes on may prevent damage. Maintenance test. See
Accessories and
Modifications 0 362.
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Check the following: before the system is ready for


. A loose or missing fuel cap may inspection. This can happen if
cause the light to come on. See the 12-volt battery has recently
Filling the Tank 0 325. A few been replaced or run down, or if
driving trips with the cap the vehicle has been recently
properly installed may turn the serviced.
light off. The DLC is under the instrument See your dealer if the vehicle will
. Poor fuel quality can cause panel to the left of the steering not pass or cannot be made ready
inefficient engine operation and wheel. Connecting devices that are for the test.
poor driveability, which may go not used to perform an Emissions
away once the engine is warmed Inspection/Maintenance test or to Brake System Warning
up. If this occurs, change the service the vehicle may affect Light
fuel brand. It may require at vehicle operation. See Add-On
Electrical Equipment 0 355. See The vehicle brake system consists
least one full tank of the proper
your dealer if assistance is needed. of two hydraulic circuits. If one
fuel to turn the light off. See
circuit is not working, the remaining
Fuel 0 322. The vehicle may not pass circuit can still work to stop the
If the light remains on, see your inspection if: vehicle. For normal braking
dealer. . The light is on when the engine performance, both circuits need to
is running. be working.
Emissions Inspection and
Maintenance Programs . The light does not come on If the warning light comes on, there
when the ignition is in ON/RUN is a brake problem. Have the brake
If the vehicle requires an Emissions while the engine is off. system inspected right away.
Inspection/Maintenance test, the
test equipment will likely connect to . Critical emission control systems
the vehicle's Data Link have not been completely
Connector (DLC). diagnosed. If this happens, the
vehicle would not be ready for
inspection and might require
several days of routine driving
Metric English
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This light should come on briefly system. If the ABS light stays on,
when the engine is started. If it does Warning (Continued) or comes on again while driving, the
not come on then, have it fixed so it vehicle needs service. A chime may
will be ready to warn you if there is warning light on can lead to a also sound when the light comes on
a problem. crash. If the light is still on after steady.
the vehicle has been pulled off
When the ignition is on, the brake the road and carefully stopped, If the ABS light is the only light on,
system warning light also comes on have the vehicle towed for the vehicle has regular brakes, but
when the parking brake is set. The service. the antilock brakes are not
light stays on if the parking brake functioning.
does not fully release. If it stays on If both the ABS and the brake
after the parking brake is fully Antilock Brake System system warning light are on, the
released, it means the vehicle has a
brake problem.
(ABS) Warning Light vehicle's antilock brakes are not
functioning and there is a problem
If the light comes on while driving, with the regular brakes. See your
pull off the road and stop carefully. dealer for service.
The pedal might be harder to push, See Brake System Warning Light
or the pedal can go closer to the 0 144 and Brake System
floor. It may take longer to stop. Messages 0 156.
If the light is still on, have the
vehicle towed for service. See
Towing the Vehicle 0 447.
This light comes on briefly when the Four-Wheel-Drive Light
engine is started.

{ Warning If the light does not come on, have it


fixed so it will be ready to warn if
The brake system might not be there is a problem.
working properly if the brake If the light comes on while driving,
system warning light is on. stop as soon as it is safely possible
Driving with the brake system and turn off the vehicle. Then start
(Continued) the engine again to reset the
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The four-wheel-drive light comes on Hill Descent Control Light If equipped, this light comes on
when a vehicle with a manual briefly while starting the vehicle. If it
transfer case is shifted into does not come on, have the vehicle
four-wheel drive and the front axle serviced.
engages. This light is green if LDW is on and
Some delay between the shifting ready to operate.
and the light coming on is normal. This light changes to amber and
See Four-Wheel Drive 0 297 for flashes to indicate that the lane
more information. If equipped, the Hill Descent Control marking has been crossed without
light comes on when the system is using a turn signal in that direction.
Tow/Haul Mode Light ready for use. When the light
flashes, the system is active. See Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
(2500/3500 Series) 0 319.
See Hill Descent Control
(HDC) 0 310. Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Lane Departure Warning Light (1500 Series)
(LDW) Light (2500/3500
For vehicles with the Tow/Haul
Series)
Mode feature, this light comes on
when the Tow/Haul Mode has been
activated.
See Tow/Haul Mode 0 295. If available, this light comes on
briefly while starting the vehicle.
If it does not come on, have the
vehicle serviced.
This light is green if LKA is available
to assist.
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LKA may assist by gently turning Traction Off Light StabiliTrak® OFF Light
the steering wheel if the vehicle
approaches a detected lane marking
without using the turn signal in that
direction. The LKA light will turn
amber.
This light is amber and flashes as a
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
alert, to indicate that the lane This light comes on briefly while This light comes on briefly while
marking has been crossed. starting the engine. If it does not, starting the engine. If it does not,
See Lane Keep Assist (LKA) (1500 have the vehicle serviced by your have the vehicle serviced by your
Series) 0 320. dealer. If the system is working dealer.
normally, the indicator light then This light comes on when the
Vehicle Ahead Indicator turns off. StabiliTrak system is turned off.
The traction off light comes on when If StabiliTrak is off, the Traction
the Traction Control System (TCS) Control System (TCS) is also off.
has been turned off by pressing and If StabiliTrak and TCS are off, the
releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak system does not assist in controlling
button. the vehicle. Turn on the TCS and
This light and the StabiliTrak OFF the StabiliTrak systems, and the
light come on when StabiliTrak is warning light turns off.
If equipped, this indicator will turned off. See Traction Control/Electronic
display green when a vehicle is
If the TCS is off, wheel spin is not Stability Control 0 308.
detected ahead and amber when
limited. Adjust driving accordingly.
you are following a vehicle ahead
much too closely. See Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 308.
See Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System 0 317.
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Traction Control System Tire Pressure Light When the Light Flashes First and
Then Is On Steady
(TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
If the light flashes for about a minute
and then stays on, there may be a
problem with the TPMS. If the
problem is not corrected, the light
will come on at every ignition cycle.
See Tire Pressure Monitor
For vehicles with the Tire Pressure Operation 0 418.
This light comes on briefly when the Monitor System (TPMS), this light
engine is started. comes on briefly when the engine is Low Fuel Warning Light
started. It provides information
If the light does not come on, have about tire pressures and the TPMS.
the vehicle serviced by your dealer.
If the system is working normally, When the Light Is On Steady
the indicator light turns off. This indicates that one or more of
If the light is on and not flashing, the the tires are significantly
TCS and potentially the StabiliTrak underinflated.
system have been disabled. A DIC A Driver Information Center (DIC) This light is near the fuel gauge and
message may display. Check the tire pressure message may also comes on briefly when the ignition is
DIC messages to determine which display. See Tire Messages 0 161. turned on as a check to show it is
feature(s) is no longer functioning Stop as soon as possible, and working.
and whether the vehicle requires inflate the tires to the pressure value
service. It also comes on when the fuel tank
shown on the Tire and Loading is low on fuel. The light turns off
If the light is on and flashing, the Information label. See Tire when fuel is added. If it does not,
TCS and/or the StabiliTrak system Pressure 0 416. have the vehicle serviced.
is actively working.
See Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 308.
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Security Light High-Beam On Light Front Fog Lamp Light

The security light should come on This light comes on when the For vehicles with fog lamps, this
briefly as the engine is started. If it high-beam headlamps are in use. light comes on when the fog lamps
does not come on, have the vehicle See Headlamp High/Low-Beam are on.
serviced by your dealer. If the Changer 0 180. The light goes out when the fog
system is working normally, the lamps are turned off. See Fog
®
indicator light turns off. IntelliBeam Light Lamps 0 183 for more information.
If the light stays on and the engine
does not start, there could be a Lamps On Reminder
problem with the theft-deterrent
system. See Immobilizer
Operation 0 46.

This light comes on when the


IntelliBeam system, if equipped, is
enabled.
This light comes on when the
See Exterior Lamp Controls 0 178. exterior lamps are in use. See
Exterior Lamp Controls 0 178.
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Cruise Control Light .


Information Displays Unit
Digital Speedometer
Driver Information Center The speedometer shows how fast
(DIC) (Base Level) the vehicle is moving in either
kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles
The DIC displays are shown in the
per hour (mph). The speedometer
center of the instrument cluster. The
cannot be reset.
displays show the status of many
For vehicles with cruise control, the vehicle systems. The trip odometer Trip
cruise control light is white when the reset stem in the instrument cluster
Turn the trip odometer reset stem
cruise control is on and ready, and is used to access the DIC menu
until TRIP displays. The current
turns green when the cruise control items.
distance traveled, in either
is set and active. kilometers (km) or miles (mi), since
DIC Menu Items
The light turns off when the cruise the last reset for the trip odometer is
Turn the trip odometer reset stem to shown. The trip odometer can be
control is turned off. See Cruise
scroll through the following menu reset to zero by pressing and
Control 0 311.
items: holding the trip odometer reset stem
. Digital Speedometer while the trip odometer is displayed.
. Trip Fuel Range
. Fuel Range This display shows the approximate
. Average Fuel Economy distance the vehicle can be driven
without refueling. The fuel range
. Tire Pressure estimate is based on an average of
. Remaining Oil Life the vehicle's fuel economy over
recent driving history and the
. Transmission Fluid Temperature amount of fuel remaining in the fuel
. Trailer Brake tank. Fuel range cannot be reset.
. Hourmeter
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Average Fuel Economy Remaining Oil Life Transmission Fluid Temperature


The Average Fuel Economy display Turn the trip odometer reset stem The temperature of the automatic
shows the approximate average until REMAINING OIL LIFE transmission fluid displays in either
liters per 100 kilometers (L/100 km) displays. An estimate of the oil's degrees Celsius (°C) or degrees
or miles per gallon (mpg). This remaining useful life is shown. Fahrenheit (°F).
number reflects only the REMAINING OIL LIFE 99% means
approximate average fuel economy 99% of the current oil life remains. Trailer Brake
that the vehicle has right now, and When the remaining oil life is low, On vehicles with the Integrated
will change as driving conditions the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Trailer Brake Control (ITBC) system,
change. This number is based on message will appear on the display. turn the trip odometer reset stem
the number of L/100 km (mpg) See Engine Oil Messages 0 157. until TRAILER GAIN and TRAILER
recorded since the last time this The oil should be changed as soon OUTPUT displays.
menu item was reset. Reset this as possible. See Engine Oil 0 369. TRAILER GAIN shows the Trailer
display by pressing the trip In addition to the engine oil life Gain setting. This setting can be
odometer reset stem. system monitoring the oil life, adjusted from 0.0 to 10.0 with either
Tire Pressure additional maintenance is a trailer connected or disconnected.
recommended in the Maintenance TRAILER OUTPUT shows the
Turn the trip odometer reset stem Schedule. See Maintenance
until a vehicle with the approximate power output to the trailer anytime a
Schedule 0 462. trailer with electric brakes is
pressures of all four tires displays.
Tire pressure is displayed in either The Oil Life display must be reset connected. Output is displayed as a
kilopascal (kPa) or in pounds per after each oil change. It will not bar graph. Dashes may appear in
square inch (psi). reset itself. Do not reset the Oil Life the TRAILER OUTPUT display if a
display at any time other than when trailer is not connected.
See Tire Pressure Monitor System the oil has just been changed.
0 417 and Tire Pressure Monitor Hourmeter
It cannot be reset accurately until
Operation 0 418. the next oil change. To reset the This display shows the total number
engine oil life system, see Engine of hours the engine has run.
Oil Life System 0 372.
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Unit 1. Press o to access the cluster


This will change the displays on the applications.
instrument cluster and DIC to either
2. Press w or x to scroll to the
metric or English (US)
measurements. To change the units, Settings application.
press the trip odometer reset stem 3. Press V to enter the
when UNITS is displayed to enter Settings menu.
the Unit menu. Turn the trip
odometer reset stem to switch 4. Scroll to Info Pages and
between English and metric. Press press p.
the trip odometer reset stem when
the desired setting is displayed. 5. Press w or x to move
through the list of possible
Compass w or x : Press to move up or information displays.
The vehicle may have a compass in down in a list. In the main view, you
can press up and down to move 6. Press V while an item is
the Driver Information Center (DIC). highlighted to select or
See Compass 0 127. between different info app pages.
deselect that item. When an
o or p : Press to move between item is selected, a checkmark
Driver Information Center the interactive display zones in the will appear next to it.
(DIC) (Uplevel) cluster.
DIC Info Pages
The DIC displays are shown in the V (Set/Reset) : Press to open a
menu or select a menu item. Press The following is the list of all
center of the instrument cluster in
the Info app. See Instrument Cluster and hold to reset values on certain possible DIC info page displays.
screens. Some may not be available for your
0 132. The displays show the status
particular vehicle. Some items may
of many vehicle systems. The DIC Info Page Options
controls for the DIC are on the right not be turned on by default but can
steering wheel control. The info pages on the DIC can be be turned on through the Settings
turned on or off through the app. See “DIC Info Page Options”
Settings menu. earlier in this section.
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Speed : Shows the vehicle speed in vehicle is low on fuel. The fuel the next oil change. To reset the
either kilometers per hour (km/h) or range estimate is based on an engine oil life system, press and
miles per hour (mph). average of the vehicle's fuel hold V for several seconds while
Trip A or Trip B : Shows the economy over recent driving history the Oil Life display is active. See
current distance traveled, in either and the amount of fuel remaining in Engine Oil Life System 0 372.
kilometers (km) or miles (mi), since the fuel tank.
Tire Pressure : Shows the
the trip odometer was last reset. Oil Life : Shows an estimate of the approximate pressures of all four
This also shows the approximate oil's remaining useful life. tires. Tire pressure is displayed in
average liters per 100 kilometers If REMAINING OIL LIFE 99% is either kilopascal (kPa) or in pounds
(L/100 km) or miles per displayed, that means 99% of the per square inch (psi). If the pressure
gallon (mpg). This number is current oil life remains. is low, the value for that tire is
calculated based on the number of When the remaining oil life is low, shown in amber. See Tire Pressure
L/100 km (mpg) recorded since the the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Monitor System 0 417 and Tire
last time this menu item was reset. message will appear on the display. Pressure Monitor Operation 0 418.
This number reflects only the See Engine Oil Messages 0 157. Fuel Economy : The center
approximate average fuel economy The oil should be changed as soon displays the approximate
that the vehicle has right now, and as possible. See Engine Oil 0 369. instantaneous fuel economy as a
will change as driving conditions In addition to the engine oil life number and bar graph. Displayed
change. system monitoring the oil life, above the bar graph is a running
additional maintenance is average of fuel economy for the
Press and hold V while this display recommended in the Maintenance
is active to reset the trip odometer most recently traveled selected
Schedule. See Maintenance distance. Displayed below the bar
and the average fuel economy. Trip Schedule 0 462.
A and Trip B can also be reset by graph is the best average fuel
The Oil Life display must be reset economy that has been achieved for
pressing p and choosing reset. the selected distance. The selected
after each oil change. It will not
Fuel Range : Shows the reset itself. Do not reset the Oil Life distance is displayed at the top of
approximate distance the vehicle display at any time other than when the page as “last xxx mi/km.” Next
can be driven without refueling. the oil has just been changed. to the odometer, the Active Fuel
LOW will be displayed when the It cannot be reset accurately until Management displays the number of
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cylinders the vehicle is running on. the timer to zero, press and hold V is displayed as a bar graph. Dashes
See Active Fuel while this display is active, or may appear in the OUTPUT display
Management® 0 288. if a trailer is not connected.
press p and select reset.
Press p to select the distance or Speed Limit (If Equipped) : Shows
Off Road : Displays vehicle pitch
and roll information, road wheel
reset best value. Use w and x to sign information, which comes from angle, and four-wheel drive (4WD)
choose the distance and press V. a roadway database in the onboard status.
navigation.
Press w and x to select “Reset Blank Page : Shows no
Best Score.” Press V to reset the Engine Hours : Shows the total information.
number of hours the engine has run.
best average fuel economy. After
reset, the momentary average fuel Transmission Fluid
economy will display. Temperature : Shows the
temperature of the automatic
The display provides information on
transmission fluid in either degrees
how current driving behavior affects
Celsius (°C) or degrees
the running average and how well
Fahrenheit (°F).
recent driving compares to the best
that has been achieved for the Trailer Brake (If Equipped) : On
selected distance. vehicles with the Integrated Trailer
Brake Control (ITBC) system, the
Timer : This display can be used as
trailer brake display appears in
a timer. To start the timer, press V the DIC.
while this display is active. The
display will show the amount of time TRAILER GAIN shows the trailer
that has passed since the timer was gain setting. This setting can be
adjusted from 0.0 to 10.0 with either
last reset. To stop the timer, press V a trailer connected or disconnected.
briefly while this display is active
and the timer is running. To reset OUTPUT shows the power output to
the trailer anytime a trailer with
electric brakes is connected. Output
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Vehicle Messages Battery Voltage and SERVICE BATTERY


Charging Messages CHARGING SYSTEM
Messages displayed on the DIC
indicate the status of the vehicle or On some vehicles, this message
BATTERY LOW START displays if there is a problem with
some action that may be needed to VEHICLE
correct a condition. Multiple the battery charging system. Under
messages may appear one after When the vehicle’s battery is certain conditions, the charging
another. severely discharged, this message system light may also turn on in the
will display and four chimes will instrument cluster. See Charging
The messages that do not require System Light 0 142. Driving with this
sound. Start the vehicle
immediate action can be problem could drain the battery.
immediately. If the vehicle is not
acknowledged and cleared by Turn off all unnecessary
started and the battery continues to
pressing V or the trip odometer discharge, the climate controls, accessories. Have the electrical
reset stem on the base cluster. heated seats, and audio systems system checked as soon as
will shut off and the vehicle may possible. See your dealer.
The messages that require
immediate action cannot be cleared require a jump start. These systems
TRANSPORT MODE ON
until that action is performed. will function again after the vehicle
is started. This message is displayed when the
All messages should be taken vehicle is in transport mode. Some
seriously and clearing the message BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE features can be disabled while in
does not correct the problem. This message displays when the this mode, including Remote
The following are the possible battery voltage drops below Keyless Entry (RKE), remote start,
messages and some information expected levels and features are and the vehicle alarm system. Take
about them. disabled. Turn off all unnecessary the vehicle to your dealer for service
accessory features. to turn transport mode off.
If the vehicle has a diesel engine,
see the Duramax diesel
supplement.
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Brake System Messages As soon as it is safe to do so, obstructions, and close the door
carefully pull your vehicle over to again. Check to see if the message
BRAKE FLUID LOW the side of the road and turn the still appears on the DIC.
This message is displayed when the ignition off. Check the wiring
connection to the trailer and turn the HOOD OPEN
brake fluid level is low. See Brake
Fluid 0 387. ignition back on. If this message still This message displays and a chime
displays, either your vehicle or the may sound if the hood is not fully
SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST trailer needs service. See your closed. Stop and turn off the
dealer. vehicle, check the hood for
This message may be displayed
when there is a problem with the See “Integrated Trailer Brake obstructions, and close the hood
brake boost assist system. When Control System” under Towing again. Check to see if the message
this message is displayed, the brake Equipment 0 345 for more still appears on the DIC.
boost assist motor might be heard information.
operating and you might notice Engine Cooling System
pulsation in the brake pedal. This is Compass Messages Messages
normal under these conditions. Take
the vehicle to your dealer for Dashes may be displayed if the A/C OFF DUE TO HIGH
service. vehicle temporarily loses ENGINE TEMP
communication with the Global
SERVICE TRAILER BRAKE Positioning System (GPS). This message displays when the
SYSTEM engine coolant becomes hotter than
Door Ajar Messages the normal operating temperature.
On vehicles with the Integrated See Engine Coolant Temperature
Trailer Brake Control (ITBC) system, DOOR OPEN Gauge 0 137. To avoid added strain
this message displays and a chime on a hot engine, the air conditioning
may sound when there is a problem This message displays and a chime compressor automatically turns off.
with the ITBC system. may sound if a door is not fully When the coolant temperature
closed. Stop and turn off the returns to normal, the air
When this message displays, power vehicle, check the door for
is no longer available to the trailer conditioning compressor turns back
brakes. on. You can continue to drive your
vehicle.
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If this message continues to appear, Engine Oil Messages and allow the vehicle to idle until it
have the system repaired by your cools down. See Engine Coolant
dealer as soon as possible to avoid CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Temperature Gauge 0 137.
damage to the engine. This message displays when the OIL PRESSURE LOW STOP
ENGINE OVERHEATING IDLE engine oil needs to be changed. ENGINE
ENGINE When you change the engine oil, be
sure to reset the CHANGE ENGINE This message displays if low oil
This message displays when the OIL SOON message. See Engine pressure levels occur. Stop the
engine coolant temperature is too Oil Life System 0 372 for vehicle as soon as safely possible
hot. Stop and allow the vehicle to information on how to reset the and do not operate it until the cause
idle until it cools down. See Engine message. See Engine Oil 0 369 and of the low oil pressure has been
Coolant Temperature Gauge 0 137. Maintenance Schedule 0 462. corrected. Check the oil as soon as
When towing, use Tow/Haul mode possible and have the vehicle
ENGINE OIL LOW ADD OIL serviced by your dealer. See Engine
to prevent damage to the engine or
transmission. See Tow/Haul On some vehicles, this message Oil 0 369.
Mode 0 295. displays when the engine oil level
may be too low. Check the oil level Engine Power Messages
ENGINE OVERHEATED STOP before filling to the recommended
ENGINE level. If the oil is not low and this ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED
This message displays and a chime message remains on, take the This message displays and a chime
may sound if the engine cooling vehicle to your dealer for service. may sound when the cooling system
system reaches unsafe See Engine Oil 0 369. temperature gets too hot and the
temperatures for operation. Stop engine further enters the engine
ENGINE OIL HOT IDLE coolant protection mode. See
and turn off the vehicle as soon as it ENGINE
is safe to do so to avoid severe Engine Overheating 0 382 for more
damage. This message clears when This message displays when the information.
the engine has cooled to a safe engine oil becomes hotter than the This message also displays when
operating temperature. normal operating temperature. Stop the vehicle's engine power is
reduced. Reduced engine power
can affect the vehicle's ability to
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accelerate. If this message is on, diagnostic system can determine if Object Detection System
but there is no reduction in the fuel cap has been left off or
performance, proceed to your improperly installed. A loose or
Messages
destination. The performance may missing fuel cap allows fuel to FORWARD COLLISION
be reduced the next time the vehicle evaporate into the atmosphere. ALERT OFF
is driven. The vehicle may be driven A few driving trips with the cap
at a reduced speed while this properly installed should turn this This message displays when the
message is on, but acceleration and light and message off. Forward Collision Alert has been
speed may be reduced. Anytime turned off.
this message stays on, the vehicle Key and Lock Messages FRONT CAMERA BLOCKED
should be taken to your dealer for
service as soon as possible. REPLACE BATTERY IN CLEAN WINDSHIELD
REMOTE KEY This message displays when the
Fuel System Messages This message displays if a Remote camera is blocked. Cleaning the
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter outside of the windshield behind the
FUEL LEVEL LOW rearview mirror may correct the
battery is low. The battery needs to
This message displays and a chime be replaced in the transmitter. See issue. The Lane Departure Warning
may sound if the fuel level is low. “Battery Replacement” under (LDW), Lane Keep Assist (LKA),
Refuel as soon as possible. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) and Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
Fuel Gauge 0 135 and Fuel 0 322. System Operation 0 36. will not operate.

TIGHTEN GAS CAP LANE DEPARTURE WARNING


Lamp Messages UNAVAILABLE
This message may display along
with the malfunction indicator lamp TURN SIGNAL ON This message displays when
on the instrument cluster if the attempting to activate the Lane
This message displays and a chime
vehicle's fuel cap is not tightened Departure Warning (LDW) system
sounds if a turn signal is left on for
properly. See Malfunction Indicator when it is temporarily unavailable.
1.2 km (0.75 mi). Move the turn
Lamp (Check Engine Light) 0 143. The LDW system does not need
signal lever to the off position.
Reinstall the fuel cap fully. See service.
Filling the Tank 0 325. The
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This message could be due to the Assist (LKA), Lane Departure SERVICE TRACTION
camera being blocked. Cleaning the Warning (LDW), and Forward CONTROL
outside of the windshield behind the Collision Alert (FCA) features. Take
rearview mirror may correct the the vehicle to your dealer. This message displays when there
issue. is a problem with the Traction
SERVICE PARKING ASSIST Control System (TCS). When this
LANE KEEPING ASSIST This message displays if there is a
message displays, the system will
UNAVAILABLE not limit wheel spin. Adjust your
problem with the Parking Assist
driving accordingly. See your dealer
This message displays when the system. Do not use this system to
for service. See Traction Control/
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) and Lane help you park. See your dealer for
Electronic Stability Control 0 308.
Departure Warning (LDW) system is service.
temporarily unavailable. The LKA STABILITRAK INITIALIZING
system does not need service. Ride Control System This message may come on if the
This message could be due to the Messages StabiliTrak system has not fully
camera being blocked. Cleaning the initialized because of road
outside of the windshield behind the SERVICE STABILITRAK conditions or the incorrect tire size.
rearview mirror may correct the If this message displays, it means When the StabiliTrak system is fully
issue. there may be a problem with the initialized, the message will turn off.
StabiliTrak system. If you see this See Traction Control/Electronic
PARK ASSIST OFF message, try to reset the system. Stability Control 0 308. If this
This message displays when the Stop; turn off the engine for at least message continues to be displayed
Parking Assist system has been 15 seconds; then start the engine for multiple ignition cycles and on
turned off or when there is a again. If this message still comes different road surfaces, see your
temporary condition causing the on, it means there is a problem. You dealer for service.
system to be disabled. should see your dealer for service.
The vehicle is safe to drive; TRACTION CONTROL OFF
SERVICE FRONT CAMERA however, you do not have the This message displays when the
If this message remains on after benefit of StabiliTrak, so reduce traction control has been turned off.
continued driving, the vehicle needs your speed and drive accordingly. See Traction Control/Electronic
service. Do not use the Lane Keep Stability Control 0 308.
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TRACTION CONTROL ON . The stability system takes longer Safety Belt Messages
than usual to complete its
This message displays when the SHIFTER LOCKED. BUCKLE
diagnostic checks due to driving
traction control is active. See
Traction Control/Electronic Stability
conditions. SEATBELT
Control 0 308. . An engine or vehicle-related This message displays if the vehicle
problem has been detected and is equipped with the Safety Belt
STABILITRAK OFF the vehicle needs service. See Assurance System and the driver
This message displays when the your dealer. and front outboard passenger,
StabiliTrak system has been turned . The transfer case is in if present, safety belts are not
off. Adjust your driving accordingly. Four-Wheel Drive Low. buckled. The vehicle will not shift
To limit wheel spin and realize the out of P (Park). Buckle the safety
full benefits of the stability The message turns off as soon as belt(s) to unlock the shift lever.
enhancement system, you should the conditions that caused the
message to be displayed are no This system may not allow the
normally leave StabiliTrak on. See vehicle to shift out of P (Park) if an
Traction Control/Electronic Stability longer present.
object — such as a briefcase,
Control 0 308. handbag, grocery bag, laptop,
Airbag System Messages or other electronic device — is on
STABILITRAK OFF may also
display when the stability control SERVICE AIRBAG the front outboard passenger seat.
has been automatically disabled. If this happens, remove the object
This message displays if there is a from the seat or buckle the
The following conditions can cause
problem with the airbag system. safety belt.
this message to appear:
Take the vehicle to your dealer for
. The system is overheating, service. If the driver or front outboard
which could occur if StabiliTrak passenger unbuckles their safety
activates continuously for an belt while driving, the safety belt
extended period of time. reminder chime and light(s) will
come on. See Safety Belt
. The brake system warning light
Reminders 0 139.
is on. See Brake System
Warning Light 0 144.
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SHIFTER UNLOCKED. BRAKE Steering System SERVICE POWER STEERING


TO SHIFT Messages (2500/3500 Series)
This message displays when the This message displays when there
Safety Belt Assurance System times STEERING ASSIST IS is a problem with the power steering
out and allows the vehicle to be REDUCED DRIVE WITH CARE assist system. If this message
shifted out of P (Park) after This message may display if a displays the vehicle can be driven
30 seconds following brake apply. problem occurs with the electric but should be repaired as soon as
See “Safety Belts” and “Child power steering system. If this possible. See your dealer. See
Restraints” in the Index for message appears, steering effort Steering 0 262.
information about the importance of may be slightly higher than normal.
proper restraint use. The vehicle is still safe to drive. Use Tire Messages
This system may not function caution while in reduced assist
mode. If this message is persistent SERVICE TIRE MONITOR
properly if the airbag readiness light
is on. See Airbag Readiness or appears repeatedly, take the SYSTEM
Light 0 139. vehicle to your dealer for service. If equipped with the Tire Pressure
See Steering 0 262. Monitor System (TPMS), this
Security Messages SERVICE POWER STEERING message displays if a part on the
system is not working properly. The
SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT (1500 Series) tire pressure light also flashes and
SYSTEM This message displays when there then remains on during the same
This message displays when there is a problem with electric power ignition cycle. See Tire Pressure
is a problem with the theft-deterrent steering. If this message displays Light 0 148. Several conditions may
system. The vehicle may or may not and a reduction in steering cause this message to appear. See
restart, so you may want to take the performance or loss of power Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
vehicle to your dealer before turning steering assistance is noticed. See 0 418. If the warning comes on and
off the engine. See Immobilizer your dealer. See Steering 0 262. stays on, there may be a problem
Operation 0 46. with the TPMS. See your dealer.
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TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE shown on the Tire and Loading FOR 4WD LOW SHIFT TO
Information label. See Tires 0 407, NEUTRAL
If equipped with the Tire Pressure
Vehicle Load Limits 0 272, and Tire
Monitor System (TPMS), this If a four-wheel drive shift into 4 n is
Pressure 0 416. The DIC also
message displays when the system requested, and the vehicle speed is
shows the tire pressure values. See
is relearning the tire positions on correct, but the transmission is not
Driver Information Center (DIC)
your vehicle. The tire positions must in N (Neutral), this message will
(Base Level) 0 150 or Driver
be relearned after rotating the tires display until the transmission is
Information Center (DIC)
or after replacing a tire or sensor. shifted to N (Neutral).
(Uplevel) 0 152.
See Tire Inspection 0 422, Tire
Rotation 0 422, Tire Pressure FOR 4WD LOW SLOW TO XXX
Monitor System 0 417, and Tire Transmission Messages
Pressure 0 416. If a four-wheel drive shift into 4 n is
4WD OFF requested, but the vehicle speed is
TIRE PRESSURE LOW ADD If equipped with four-wheel drive, too high, this message will display
AIR TO TIRE this message displays when the until the correct vehicle speed is
If equipped with the Tire Pressure four-wheel-drive system is reached.
Monitor System (TPMS), this temporarily disabled due to an
overheated condition. The vehicle GRADE BRAKING ACTIVE
message displays when the
pressure in one or more of the will run in two-wheel drive when this This message displays when grade
vehicle's tires is low. This message message is present. Once the braking has been activated while
also displays with a vehicle picture four-wheel-drive system cools down, driving on downhill grades. This
to indicate the location of the low the message turns off and the message will only appear the first
tire. The low tire pressure warning four-wheel-drive system returns to time the feature is activated in an
light will also come on. See Tire normal operation. ignition cycle. See Tow/Haul Mode
Pressure Light 0 148. You can 0 295, Automatic Transmission
4WD SHIFT IN PROGRESS 0 289, and Cruise Control 0 311.
receive more than one tire pressure
message at a time. If a tire pressure This message will display while the
message appears on the DIC, stop four-wheel-drive system is shifting.
as soon as you can. Have the tire
pressures checked and set to those
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GRADE BRAKING OFF you begin driving, the TRANSMISSION HOT IDLE
four-wheel-drive system needs ENGINE
This message displays when grade
service. See your dealer.
braking has been disabled with the This message displays and a chime
Tow/Haul Mode button on the end of SHIFT DENIED may sound if the transmission fluid
the shift lever. See Tow/Haul Mode in the vehicle gets hot. Driving with
0 295, Automatic Transmission This message displays when the
the transmission fluid temperature
0 289, and Cruise Control 0 311. shift lever is in M (Manual Mode)
high can cause damage to the
and a transmission range has been
vehicle. Stop the vehicle and let it
GRADE BRAKING ON selected that is unavailable at the
idle to allow the transmission to
current vehicle speed.
This message displays when grade cool. This message clears and the
braking has been enabled with the TO EXIT 4WD LOW SHIFT TO chime stops when the fluid
Tow/Haul Mode button on the end of NEUTRAL temperature reaches a safe level.
the shift lever. See Tow/Haul Mode When towing, use Tow/Haul Mode
0 295, Automatic Transmission If a four-wheel drive shift out of 4 n is
to prevent damage to the engine or
0 289, and Cruise Control 0 311. requested, and the vehicle speed is
transmission. See Tow/Haul
correct, but the transmission is not
SERVICE 4WD Mode 0 295.
in N (Neutral), this message will
If the vehicle has four-wheel drive, display until the transmission is VEHICLE IN 4WD LOW
this message may display if a shifted to N (Neutral).
This message will display if the
problem occurs with the
four-wheel-drive system. If this
TO EXIT 4WD LOW SLOW vehicle is driven in 4 n for about
message appears, stop as soon as TO XXX 10 minutes above 72 km/h (45 mph).
possible and turn off the vehicle. If a four-wheel drive shift out of 4 n is
Make sure the key is in the LOCK/ requested, but the vehicle speed is
OFF position for at least too high, this message will display
one minute, then restart the vehicle until the correct vehicle speed is
and check for the message on the reached.
DIC display. If the message is still
displayed or appears again when
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Vehicle Reminder As soon as it is safe to do so, This message clears itself after
carefully pull the vehicle over to the several seconds. This message also
Messages side of the road and turn the ignition clears if you acknowledge it. After
CHECK TRAILER WIRING off. Check the wiring connection to this message clears, the TRAILER
the trailer and turn the ignition back GAIN and OUTPUT displays appear
On vehicles with the Integrated on. This message clears if the trailer in the DIC.
Trailer Brake Control (ITBC) system, is reconnected. This message also
this message may display and a See Driver Information Center (DIC)
clears if you acknowledge it. If this (Base Level) 0 150 or Driver
chime may sound when one of the message still displays, either the
following conditions exists: Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
vehicle or the trailer needs service. 0 152 and “Integrated Trailer Brake
. A trailer with electric brakes See your dealer. Control System” under Towing
becomes disconnected from the See “Integrated Trailer Brake Equipment 0 345.
vehicle. Control System” under Towing
‐ If the disconnect occurs while Equipment 0 345. Vehicle Speed Messages
the vehicle is stopped, this
ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE REDUCE SPEED FOR HILL
message clears itself after a
short time. WITH CARE DESCENT CONTROL
‐ If the disconnect occurs while This message displays when ice This message displays when
the vehicle is moving, this conditions are possible. attempting to enable Hill Descent
message stays on until the TRAILER CONNECTED Control (HDC) when the vehicle
ignition is turned off. speed is too high. See Hill Descent
On vehicles with the Integrated Control (HDC) 0 310.
. There is a short in the wiring to Trailer Brake Control (ITBC) system,
the electric trailer brakes. this message displays briefly when
When this message displays, power a trailer with electric or electric over
is no longer available to the trailer hydraulic brakes is first connected
brakes. to the vehicle.
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Washer Fluid Messages Vehicle Uplevel Radio Audio System


Controls
WASHER FLUID LOW ADD Personalization 1. Touch the desired feature to
FLUID Use the audio system controls to display a list of available
This message displays when the access the personalization menus options.
windshield washer fluid is low. Fill for customizing vehicle features. 2. Touch to select the desired
the windshield washer fluid reservoir The following are all possible feature setting.
as soon as possible. See Engine personalization features. Depending
Compartment Overview 0 364 for on the vehicle, some may not be 3. Press o BACK on the
the location of the windshield available. faceplate or the 0 screen
washer fluid reservoir. Also, see button to return to the previous
Washer Fluid 0 385 for more Base Radio Audio System menu or exit.
information. Controls
Turn the vehicle to ON/RUN to
MENU : Press to enter menus and access the Settings menu, then
select menu items. Turn to scroll select SETTINGS from the Home
through the menus. page on the infotainment system
o BACK : Press to return to the display.
previous menu or exit.
Personalization Menus
Base Radio with Touchscreen The following list of menu items may
Audio System Controls be available:
{ : Press to access the Home . Time and Date
Page Menu.
. Language (Language)
Q or R : Touch to scroll through the
menus or setup items. . Valet Mode
0 : Touch to exit or return to the . Radio
previous screen or menu. . Vehicle
. Bluetooth
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. Apple CarPlay Valet Mode (If Equipped) . Audio Cue Volume
. Android Auto This will lock the infotainment Manage Favorites
. USB Auto Launch system and steering wheel controls.
This allows favorites to be edited.
It may also limit access to vehicle
. Voice See “Manage Favorites” in “Radio
storage locations (if equipped).
Setup” under Home Page (Base
. Display To enable valet mode: Radio) 0 194 or Home Page (Base
. Rear Camera 1. Enter a four-digit code on the Radio with Touchscreen) 0 196 or
keypad. “Manage Favorites” in “Settings”
. Return to Factory Settings under “Radio” in the infotainment
. Software Information 2. Select Enter to go to the manual.
confirmation screen.
Detailed information for each menu Number of Favorites Shown
follows. 3. Re-enter the four-digit code.
Select to set the number of favorites
Time and Date Press LOCK or UNLOCK to lock or to display.
unlock the system. Press Back to go
Manually set the time and date. See back to the previous menu. Select the desired number or select
Clock 0 127. Auto and the infotainment system
Radio will automatically adjust the number
Language (Language) of favorites shown.
Select and the following may
Select Language, then select from display: Audible Touch Feedback
the available language(s).
. Manage Favorites This allows Audible Touch
The selected language will display Feedback to be turned on or off.
. Number of Favorites Shown
on the system, and voice
recognition will reflect the selected . Audible Touch Feedback Select Off or On.
language. . Text Scroll Text Scroll
. Tone Settings Select to see text scroll on the
. screen.
Auto Volume
. Select Off or On.
Maximum Startup Volume
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Tone Settings Select On, then press + or − to Auto Rear Defog


Select to adjust the radio tone. See increase or decrease the volume. This feature will automatically turn
“Tone Settings” in AM-FM Radio Vehicle on the rear defogger when it is cold
(Base Radio with Touchscreen) outside.
0 199 or AM-FM Radio (Base Select and the following may
display: Select Off or On.
Radio) 0 197.
. Climate and Air Quality Collision/Detection Systems
Auto Volume
. Collision/Detection Systems Select and the following may
This feature adjusts the volume display:
based on vehicle speed and . Comfort and Convenience
ambient noise. . Alert Type
. Lighting
Select Off, Low, Medium-Low, . Park Assist
. Power Door Locks
Medium, Medium-High, or High. Alert Type
. Remote Lock, Unlock, Start
Maximum Startup Volume This feature will set crash alerts to
Climate and Air Quality
This feature sets the maximum beeps or seat vibrations. This
startup volume. If the vehicle is Select and the following may setting affects all crash alerts
started and the volume is greater display: including Forward Collision, Lane
than this level, the volume is . Auto Fan Max Speed Departure Warning, and Park Assist
adjusted to this level. To set the alerts.
maximum startup volume, turn the . Auto Rear Defog
Select Beeps or Safety Alert Seat.
MENU knob or press + or − to Auto Fan Max Speed
increase or decrease. Park Assist
This feature will set the maximum
Audio Cue Volume auto fan speed. If equipped, this feature can assist
in backing up and parking the
This feature sets the volume of Select Low, Medium, or High. vehicle. See Assistance Systems for
audio files played at system startup Parking or Backing 0 314.
and shutdown.
Select Off, On, or On with Towbar.
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Comfort and Convenience Turn the MENU knob, touch + or − Vehicle Locator Lights
Select and the following may to adjust the volume, or select This feature will flash the exterior
display: Normal or High. lamps and allows some of the
. Auto Memory Recall Reverse Tilt Mirror exterior lamps and most of the
interior lamps to turn on briefly
. Easy Exit Options When on, the driver and/or
passenger mirrors will tilt downward when K on the Remote Keyless
. Chime Volume when the vehicle is shifted to Entry (RKE) transmitter is pressed
. Reverse Tilt Mirror R (Reverse) to improve visibility of to locate the vehicle.
the ground near the rear wheels. Select Off or On.
. Auto Mirror Folding
Select Off, On - Driver and Exit Lighting
Auto Memory Recall Passenger, On - Driver, or On -
This feature automatically recalls Passenger. This allows the selection of how
the current driver’s previously stored long the exterior lamps stay on
Auto Mirror Folding when leaving the vehicle when it is
1 or 2 button positions when
entering the vehicle. See Memory When on, the outside rearview dark outside.
Seats 0 62. mirrors will automatically fold or Select Off, 30 Seconds, 60
unfold when the Remote Keyless Seconds, or 120 Seconds.
Select On or Off. Entry (RKE) transmitter lock or
Easy Exit Options unlock button is pressed and held. Power Door Locks

This feature moves the seat Select Off or On. Select and the following may
rearward automatically allowing the display:
Lighting
driver more room to exit the vehicle. . Auto Door Unlock
See Memory Seats 0 62. Select and the following may
. Delayed Door Lock
display:
Select On or Off.
. Vehicle Locator Lights Auto Door Unlock
Chime Volume This allows selection of which of the
. Exit Lighting
This allows the selection of the doors will automatically unlock when
chime volume level. the vehicle is shifted into P (Park)
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with an automatic transmission or Remote Unlock Light Feedback Remote Start Auto Heat Seats
when the vehicle is turned off with a When on, the exterior lamps will If equipped and turned on, this
manual transmission. flash when unlocking the vehicle feature will turn the heated seats on
Select Off, All Doors, or Driver Door. with the RKE transmitter. when using remote start on
Select Off or Flash Lights. cold days.
Delayed Door Lock
Select Off or On.
When on, this feature will delay the Remote Lock Feedback
locking of the doors. To override the This allows selection of what type of Remote Window Operation
delay, press the power door lock feedback is given when locking the This feature enables the window to
switch on the door. vehicle with the RKE transmitter. open by using the RKE transmitter.
Select Off or On. Select Off, Lights and Horn, Lights See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
Only, or Horn Only. System Operation 0 36.
Remote Lock, Unlock, Start
Select Off or On.
Select and the following may Remote Door Unlock
display: This allows selection of which doors Passive Door Unlock
. Remote Unlock Light Feedback will unlock when pressing K on the This allows the selection of what
. Remote Lock Feedback RKE transmitter. doors will unlock when using the
button on the driver door to unlock
. Remote Door Unlock Select All Doors or Driver Door. the vehicle. See Remote Keyless
. Remote Start Auto Cool Seats Remote Start Auto Cool Seats Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 36.
. Remote Start Auto Heat Seats If equipped and turned on, this Select All Doors or Driver
feature will turn the ventilated seats Door Only.
. Remote Window Operation
on when using remote start on Passive Door Lock
. Passive Door Unlock warm days.
This feature can be turned on or off,
. Passive Door Lock Select Off or On. or can be used to select feedback
. Remote Left in Vehicle Alert when using the button on the driver
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door to lock the vehicle. See Pair New Device Voice Mail Numbers
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Select to pair a new device. See This feature displays the voice mail
System Operation 0 36. “Pairing” in “Infotainment Controls” number for all connected phones.
Select Off, On with Horn under Bluetooth (Voice Recognition To change the voice mail number,
Chirp, or On. - Base Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth select EDIT. Type a new number,
(Infotainment Controls - Base then select SAVE.
Remote Left in Vehicle Alert Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
This feature sounds an alert when (Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth Text Message Alerts
the RKE transmitter is left in the (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio This allows the feature to be turned
vehicle. with Touchscreen) 0 232 or “Pairing” on or off.
Select Off or On. in “Infotainment Controls” under Select Off or On.
“Bluetooth” in the infotainment
Bluetooth manual. Apple CarPlay™
Select and the following may Discoverable Select and the following may
display: display:
This allows the system to find a
. Pair New Device device. . Apple CarPlay
. Discoverable Select Off or On. . Manage Apple CarPlay Devices
. Device Management Device Management Apple CarPlay
. Ringtones Select to connect to a different This feature allows Apple devices to
. Voice Mail Numbers phone source, disconnect a phone, be connected to the infotainment
or delete a phone. system through a USB port.
. Text Message Alerts
Ringtones Select Off or On.
Select to change the ring tone for Manage Apple CarPlay Devices
the specific phone. The phone does Select to manage Apple devices.
not need to be connected to change Apple CarPlay must be on for this
the ring tones. feature to be accessed.
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Android Auto . Audio Feedback Speed Display


Select and the following may Prompt Length Select and the following may
display: display:
This feature adjusts the voice
. Android Auto prompt length. . Calibrate Touchscreen
. Manage Android Auto Devices Select Short or Long. . Turn Display Off
Android Auto Audio Feedback Speed Calibrate Touchscreen
This feature allows Android devices This feature adjusts the audio Select to calibrate the touchscreen,
to be connected to the infotainment feedback speed. then follow the prompts.
system through a USB port.
Select Slow, Medium, or Fast. Turn Display Off
Select Off or On.
Voice Select to turn the display off. Press
Manage Android Auto Devices anywhere on the display area or any
Select and the following may faceplate button to turn the
Select to manage Android devices. display:
Android Auto must be on for this display on.
. Prompt Length
feature to be accessed. Rear Camera
. Audio Feedback Speed
USB Auto Launch Select and the following may
Prompt Length display:
This allows Android and Apple
CarPlay devices to automatically This feature adjusts the voice . Guidance Lines
connect when plugged into the prompt length. . Rear Park Assist Symbols
USB port. Select Short or Long.
Select Off or On. Guidance Lines
Audio Feedback Speed
Select to turn Off or On. See
Voice This feature adjusts the audio Assistance Systems for Parking or
Select and the following may feedback speed. Backing 0 314.
display: Select Slow, Medium, or Fast.
. Prompt Length
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Rear Park Assist Symbols Clear All Private Data Universal Remote
Select to turn Off or On. See This allows selection to clear all
Assistance Systems for Parking or private information from the vehicle.
System
Backing 0 314. Select Delete or Cancel. See Radio Frequency Statement
0 496 or Radio Frequency
Return to Factory Settings Restore Radio Settings Statement 0 496.
Select and the following may This allows selection to restore
display: radio settings. Universal Remote System
. Restore Vehicle Settings Select Restore or Cancel. Programming
. Clear All Private Data
Software Information
. Restore Radio Settings
Select to view the infotainment
Restore Vehicle Settings system current software information.
This allows selection of restoring
vehicle settings.
Select Restore or Cancel.

If equipped, these buttons are in the


overhead console.
This system can replace up to three
remote control transmitters used to
activate devices such as garage
door openers, security systems, and
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home automation devices. These Make sure the hand-held transmitter system buttons to be used to
instructions refer to a garage door has a new battery for quick and operate the garage door. Do
opener, but can be used for other accurate transmission of the not release either button until
devices. radio-frequency signal. the indicator light goes from a
Do not use the Universal Remote slow to a rapid flashing light.
Programming the Universal Then release both buttons.
system with any garage door opener Remote System
that does not have the stop and Some garage door openers
reverse feature. This includes any For questions or help programming may require substitution of
garage door opener model the Universal Remote system, call Step 2 with the procedure
manufactured before April 1, 1982. 1-800-355-3515 or see under “Radio Signals for
www.homelink.com. Canada and Some Gate
Read the instructions completely
before programming the Universal Programming involves Operators” later in this section.
Remote system. It may help to have time-sensitive actions, and may time 3. Press and hold the newly
another person assist with the out causing the procedure to be programmed Universal Remote
programming process. repeated. system button for five seconds
Keep the original hand-held To program up to three devices: while watching the indicator
transmitter for use in other vehicles light and garage door
1. Hold the end of the hand-held activation.
as well as for future programming. transmitter about 3 to 8 cm (1
Erase the programming when to 3 in) away from the . If the indicator light stays on
vehicle ownership is terminated. Universal Remote system continuously or the garage
See “Erasing Universal Remote buttons with the indicator light door moves when the
System Buttons” later in this in view. The hand-held button is pressed, then
section. transmitter was supplied by the programming is complete.
To program a garage door opener, manufacturer of the garage There is no need to
park outside directly in line with and door opener receiver. complete Steps 4–6.
facing the garage door opener 2. At the same time, press and . If the indicator light does
receiver. Clear all people and hold both the hand-held not come on or the garage
objects near the garage door. transmitter button and one of door does not move, a
the three Universal Remote second button press may
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be required. For a second The name and color of the Radio Signals for Canada and
time, press and hold the button may vary by Some Gate Operators
newly programmed button manufacturer.
for five seconds. If the light For questions or programming help,
5. Press and release the Learn or call 1-800-355-3515 or see
stays on or the garage door Smart button. Step 6 must be
moves, programming is www.homelink.com.
completed within 30 seconds of
complete. pressing this button. Canadian radio-frequency laws and
. If the indicator light blinks some U.S. gate operators require
6. Inside the vehicle, press and transmitter signals to time out or quit
rapidly for two seconds, hold the newly programmed
then changes to a solid light after several seconds of
Universal Remote system transmission. This may not be long
and the garage door does button for two seconds and
not move, continue with enough for the Universal Remote
then release it. If the garage system to pick up the signal during
programming Steps 4–6. door does not move or the programming.
lamp on the garage door
opener receiver does not flash, If the programming did not work,
press and hold the same replace Step 2 under “Programming
button a second time for the Universal Remote System” with
two seconds, then release it. the following:
Again, if the door does not Press and hold the Universal
move or the garage door lamp Remote system button while
does not flash, press and hold pressing and releasing the
the same button a third time for hand-held transmitter button every
Learn or Smart Button two seconds, then release it. two seconds until the signal has
4. After completing Steps 1–3, The Universal Remote system been successfully accepted by the
locate the Learn or Smart should now activate the Universal Remote system. The
button inside the garage on the garage door. Universal Remote system indicator
garage door opener receiver. light will flash slowly at first and then
Repeat the process for rapidly. Proceed with Step 3 under
programming the two remaining “Programming the Universal Remote
buttons. System” to complete.
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Universal Remote System reverse feature. This includes any Programming the Universal
garage door opener model Remote System
Programming manufactured before April 1, 1982.
For questions or help programming
Read the instructions completely the Universal Remote system, call
before programming the Universal 01-800-466-0811 or see
Remote system. It may help to have www.homelink.com.
another person assist with the
programming process. Programming involves
time-sensitive actions, and may time
Keep the original hand-held out causing the procedure to be
transmitter for use in other vehicles repeated.
as well as for future programming.
Erase the programming when To program up to three devices:
vehicle ownership is terminated. 1. Hold the end of the hand-held
See “Erasing Universal Remote transmitter about 3 to 8 cm (1
System Buttons” later in this to 3 in) away from the
If equipped, these buttons are in the section. Universal Remote system
overhead console. To program a garage door opener, buttons with the indicator light
park outside directly in line with and in view. The hand-held
This system can replace up to three transmitter was supplied by the
remote control transmitters used to facing the garage door opener
receiver. Clear all people and manufacturer of the garage
activate devices such as garage door opener receiver.
door openers, security systems, and objects near the garage door.
home automation devices. These Make sure the hand-held transmitter 2. At the same time, press and
instructions refer to a garage door has a new battery for quick and hold both the hand-held
opener, but can be used for other accurate transmission of the transmitter button and one of
devices. radio-frequency signal. the three Universal Remote
system buttons to be used to
Do not use the Universal Remote operate the garage door. Do
system with any garage door opener not release either button until
that does not have the stop and
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the indicator light goes from a for five seconds. If the light 5. Press and release the Learn or
slow to a rapid flashing light. stays on or the garage door Smart button. Step 6 must be
Then release both buttons. moves, programming is completed within 30 seconds of
Some garage door openers complete. pressing this button.
may require substitution of . If the indicator light blinks 6. Inside the vehicle, press and
Step 2 with the procedure rapidly for two seconds, hold the newly programmed
under “Radio Signals for Some then changes to a solid light Universal Remote system
Gate Operators” later in this and the garage door does button for two seconds and
section. not move, continue with then release it. If the garage
3. Press and hold the newly programming Steps 4–6. door does not move or the
programmed Universal Remote lamp on the garage door
system button for five seconds opener receiver does not flash,
while watching the indicator press and hold the same
light and garage door button a second time for
activation. two seconds, then release it.
Again, if the door does not
. If the indicator light stays on move or the garage door lamp
continuously or the garage does not flash, press and hold
door moves when the the same button a third time for
button is pressed, then Learn or Smart Button two seconds, then release it.
programming is complete.
There is no need to 4. After completing Steps 1–3, The Universal Remote system
complete Steps 4–6. locate the Learn or Smart should now activate the
button inside the garage on the garage door.
. If the indicator light does
garage door opener receiver. Repeat the process for
not come on or the garage
The name and color of the programming the two remaining
door does not move, a
button may vary by buttons.
second button press may
manufacturer.
be required. For a second
time, press and hold the
newly programmed button
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Radio Signals for Some Gate Universal Remote System 1. Press and hold any one of the
Operators buttons. Do not release the
Operation button.
For questions or programming help,
call 01-800-466-0811 or see Using the Universal Remote 2. The indicator light will begin to
www.homelink.com. System flash after 20 seconds. Without
Press and hold the appropriate releasing the button, proceed
Some gate operators require with Step 1 under
transmitter signals to time out or quit Universal Remote system button for
at least one-half second. The “Programming the Universal
after several seconds of Remote System.”
transmission. This may not be long indicator light will come on while the
enough for the Universal Remote signal is being transmitted.
system to pick up the signal during Erasing Universal Remote
programming.
System Buttons
If the programming did not work,
Erase all programmed buttons when
replace Step 2 under “Programming
vehicle ownership is terminated.
the Universal Remote System” with
the following: To erase:
Press and hold the Universal 1. Press and hold the two outside
Remote system button while buttons until the indicator light
pressing and releasing the begins to flash. This should
hand-held transmitter button every take about 10 seconds.
two seconds until the signal has 2. Release both buttons.
been successfully accepted by the
Universal Remote system. The Reprogramming a Single
Universal Remote system indicator Universal Remote System
light will flash slowly at first and then Button
rapidly. Proceed with Step 3 under
“Programming the Universal Remote To reprogram any of the system
System” to complete. buttons:
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Lighting Interior Lighting


Instrument Panel Illumination
Exterior Lighting
Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Cargo Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 Exterior Lamp Controls
Exterior Lighting
Dome Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Exterior Lamp Controls . . . . . . . 178
Reading Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Exterior Lamps Off
Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Lighting Features
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Entry Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Changer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Exit Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Flash-to-Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 Battery Load Management . . . 186
Daytime Running Battery Power Protection . . . . . 187
Lamps (DRL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Automatic Headlamp
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
The exterior lamp control is on the
Hazard Warning Flashers . . . . . 182
instrument panel to the left of the
Turn and Lane-Change
steering wheel.
Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Fog Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 O (Off) : Turns off the automatic
Auxiliary headlamps and Daytime Running
Roof-Mounted Lamp . . . . . . . . 184 Lamps (DRL). Turn the headlamp
control to the off position again to
turn the automatic headlamps or
DRL back on.
For vehicles first sold in Canada, off
will only work when the vehicle is in
P (Park).
AUTO (Automatic) : Automatically
turns on the headlamps, parking
lamps, taillamps, instrument panel
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lights, roof marker lamps (if off and then back to the headlamp This light comes on in the
equipped), front/rear sidemarker on position to make the headlamps instrument cluster when the
lamps, and license plate lamps. stay on for an additional 10 minutes. IntelliBeam system is enabled.
When the vehicle is turned off and To keep the lamps on for more than
10 minutes, the ignition must be in Turning On and Enabling
the headlamps are in AUTO, the IntelliBeam
headlamps turn off. When the key is the ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN
removed, they automatically turn on position. To enable the IntelliBeam system,
with the turn signal lever in the
for a set time. The time of the delay # (Fog Lamps) (If Equipped) : neutral position, turn the exterior
can be changed using the DIC. See Turns on the fog lamps. See Fog
Driver Information Center (DIC) lamp control to AUTO. The blue
Lamps 0 183.
(Base Level) 0 150 or Driver high-beam on light appears on the
Information Center (DIC) IntelliBeam® System instrument cluster when the high
beams are on.
(Uplevel) 0 152. If equipped, this system turns the
; (Parking Lamps) : Turns on the vehicle's high-beam headlamps on Driving with IntelliBeam
parking lamps including all lamps, and off according to surrounding The system only activates the high
except the headlamps. traffic conditions. beams when driving over 40 km/h
2 (Headlamps) : Turns on the The system turns the high-beam (25 mph).
headlamps together with the parking headlamps on when it is dark There is a sensor near the top
lamps and instrument panel lights. enough and there is no other traffic center of the windshield that
present. automatically controls the system.
When the headlamps are turned on
while the vehicle is on, the Keep this area of the windshield
headlamps turn off automatically clear of debris to allow for best
10 minutes after the ignition is system performance.
turned off. When the headlamps are
turned on while the vehicle is off,
the headlamps will stay on for
10 minutes before turning off to
prevent the battery from being
drained. Turn the headlamp control
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The high-beam headlamps remain The high beams may not turn off The automatic high-beam
on, under the automatic control, automatically if the system cannot headlamps may need to be disabled
until one of the following situations detect another vehicle's lamps if any of the above conditions exist.
occurs: because of any of the following:
. The system detects an . The other vehicle's lamps are Exterior Lamps Off
approaching vehicle's missing, damaged, obstructed Reminder
headlamps. from view, or otherwise
A reminder chime sounds when the
. The system detects a preceding undetected.
headlamps or parking lamps are
vehicle's taillamps. . The other vehicle's lamps are manually turned on, the ignition is
. The outside light is bright covered with dirt, snow, and/or off, and a door is open. To disable
enough that high-beam road spray. the chime, turn the lamps off.
headlamps are not required. . The other vehicle's lamps cannot
. The vehicle's speed drops below be detected due to dense Headlamp High/
20 km/h (12 mph). exhaust, smoke, fog, snow, road Low-Beam Changer
spray, mist, or other airborne
. The IntelliBeam system is obstructions. $ (Headlamp High/Low-Beam
disabled by the high/low-beam Changer) : Push the turn signal
. The vehicle's windshield is dirty, lever toward the instrument panel to
changer or the flash-to-pass
feature. If this happens, the high/ cracked, or obstructed by change the headlamps from low to
low-beam changer must be something that blocks the view high beam.
activated two times within of the light sensor.
Pull the turn signal lever toward you
two seconds to reactivate the . The vehicle is loaded such that and release it to return to low-beam
IntelliBeam system. The the front end points upward, headlamps.
instrument cluster light will come causing the light sensor to aim
on to indicate the IntelliBeam is high and not detect headlamps
reactivated. See Headlamp and taillamps.
High/Low-Beam Changer 0 180 . Driving on winding or hilly roads.
and Flash-to-Pass 0 181.
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instrument cluster will come on. When it begins to get dark, the
Release the lever to return to automatic headlamp system
normal operation. switches from DRL to the
headlamps.
Daytime Running To turn off the DRL, turn the exterior
Lamps (DRL) lamp control to the off position and
When the high-beam headlamps are then release. For vehicles first sold
on, this indicator light on the DRL can make it easier for others to
in Canada, off will only work when
instrument cluster will also be on. see the front of the vehicle during
the vehicle is in P (Park).
the day. Fully functional DRL are
required on all vehicles first sold in
Flash-to-Pass Canada. Automatic Headlamp
This feature lets you use the The DRL system comes on when
System
high-beam headlamps to signal a the following conditions are met: When the exterior lamp control is
driver in front of you that you want set to AUTO and it is dark enough
to pass. It works even if the . The ignition is on.
outside, the headlamps come on
headlamps are in the automatic . The exterior lamp control is automatically.
position. in AUTO.
To use it, pull the turn signal lever . The transmission is not in
toward you, then release it. P (Park).
If the headlamps are in the . The light sensor determines it is
automatic position or on low beam, daytime.
the high-beam headlamps will turn
on. Depending on the type of When the DRL system is on, only
headlamp, they will either turn off the DRL are on. The taillamps,
after a short duration or stay on as sidemarker lamps, instrument panel
long as you hold the lever toward lights, and other lamps will not
you. The high-beam indicator on the be on.
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There is a light sensor on top of the The automatic headlamp system Hazard Warning Flashers
instrument panel. Do not cover the turns off when the exterior lamp
sensor, otherwise the headlamps control is turned to O or the ignition
will come on when they are not is off.
needed.
The system may also turn on the
Lights On with Wipers
headlamps when driving through a If the windshield wipers are
parking garage or tunnel. activated in daylight with the engine
on, and the exterior lamp control is
If the vehicle is started in a dark
in AUTO, the headlamps, parking
garage, the automatic headlamp
lamps, and other exterior lamps
system comes on immediately. If it
come on. The transition time for the
is light outside when the vehicle
lamps coming on varies based on
leaves the garage, there is a slight
wiper speed. When the wipers are
delay before the automatic
not operating, these lamps turn off.
headlamp system changes to the
DRL. During that delay, the Move the exterior lamp control to O | (Hazard Warning Flashers) :
instrument cluster may not be as or ; to disable this feature. Press this button to make the front
bright as usual. Make sure the and rear turn signal lamps flash on
instrument panel brightness control and off. Press again to turn the
is in the full bright position. See flashers off.
Instrument Panel Illumination When the hazard warning flashers
Control 0 184. are on, the vehicle's turn signals will
When it is bright enough outside, not work.
the headlamps will turn off or may
change to Daytime Running
Lamps (DRL).
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Turn and Lane-Change The lever returns to its starting Fog Lamps
position whenever it is released.
Signals
If after signaling a turn or a lane
change the arrows flash rapidly or
do not come on, a signal bulb could
be burned out. If equipped with LED
turn signals, see your dealer.
Replace any burned out bulbs. If a
bulb is not burned out, check the
fuse. See Fuses 0 400.
Turn Signal On Chime If equipped, the control is on the
An arrow on the instrument cluster If the turn signal is left on for more center of the exterior lamp control,
flashes in the direction of the turn or than 1.2 km (0.75 mi), a chime to the left of the steering column.
lane change. sounds at each flash of the turn The ignition must be in the ON/RUN
Move the turn signal lever all the signal. The message TURN position for the fog lamps to
way up or down to signal a turn. SIGNAL ON will also appear in the come on.
Driver Information Center (DIC). To
Raise or lower the lever for less turn the chime and message off,
# (Fog Lamps) : Press to turn the
than one second until the arrow fog lamps on or off. A light will come
move the turn signal lever to the off
starts to flash to signal a lane on in the instrument cluster.
position.
change. This causes the turn When the fog lamps are turned on,
signals to automatically flash three the parking lamps automatically
times. It will flash six times if Tow/ turn on.
Haul Mode is active. Holding the
When the headlamps are changed
turn signal lever for more than
to high beam, the fog lamps go off.
one second will cause the turn
When the high-beam headlamps are
signals to flash until the lever is
turned off, the fog lamps will come
released.
on again.
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Some localities have laws that this button. Pressing the top of the Interior Lighting
require the headlamps to be on with button will turn off the roof-mounted
the fog lamps. lamp and indicator.
Instrument Panel
The emergency roof lamp circuit is
Auxiliary fused at 30 amps, so the total
Illumination Control
Roof-Mounted Lamp current draw of the attached lamps
should be less than this value. The
If equipped, this button includes
attachment points for the roof lamp
wiring provisions for a dealer or a
circuits are two blunt cut wires
qualified service center to install an
above the overhead console: a dark
auxiliary roof lamp.
green with blue stripe switched
power wire and a black ground wire.
For information on roof-mounted
emergency lamp installation, see
www.gmupfitter.com or contact your This feature controls the brightness
dealer. of the steering wheel and instrument
If the vehicle has this button, the panel lights. The instrument panel
vehicle may have the snow plow illumination control is next to the
prep package. See Add-On exterior lamp control.
Electrical Equipment 0 355. D (Instrument Panel
This button is on the overhead
Illumination) : Move the
console.
thumbwheel up or down to brighten
When the wiring is connected to an or dim the lights.
auxiliary roof-mounted lamp,
pressing the bottom of the button
will activate the lamp and illuminate
an indicator light at the bottom of
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Cargo Lamp mirrors turn on if the shift lever is in ON : Turns all dome lamps on.
the R (Reverse), N (Neutral),
or P (Park) position. Reading Lamps
Dome Lamps

The cargo lamp provides more light


in the cargo area or on the sides of
the vehicle, if needed. The lights There are reading lamps in the
inside the pickup box and/or on the overhead console and the headliner,
outside rearview mirrors also turn There are dome lamps in the if equipped. To operate, the ignition
on, if equipped. overhead console and the headliner, must be in the ACC/ACCESSORY
if equipped. or ON/RUN position, or using
Press the switch down to turn the
To change the dome lamp settings, Retained Accessory Power (RAP).
cargo lamp on or off. An indicator
light will turn on when the lamp is press the following:
turned on, if equipped. The shift OFF : Turns the lamps off, even
lever must be in the P (Park) when a door is open.
position to operate the cargo lamp.
The lights on the outside rearview DOOR : The lamps come on
automatically when a door is
opened.
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Lighting Features automatically turn off. The interior


lamps do not come on if the dome
lamp control is in the Off position.
Entry Lighting
The exterior lamps turn off
Some exterior lamps and the interior immediately by turning the exterior
lamps turn on briefly at night, or in lamps control off.
areas with limited lighting, when K
This feature can be changed. See
is pressed on the Remote Keyless Vehicle Personalization 0 165.
Entry (RKE) transmitter. When a
Press m or n next to each reading door is opened, the interior lamps
lamp to turn it on or off. come on if the dome lamp control is
Battery Load
in the DOOR position. After about Management
30 seconds the exterior lamps turn The vehicle has Electric Power
off. Entry lighting can be disabled Management (EPM), which
manually by changing the ignition estimates the battery's temperature
out of the OFF position, or by and state of charge. It then adjusts
pressing the RKE transmitter Q the voltage for best performance
button. and extended life of the battery.
This feature can be changed. See When the battery's state of charge
“Vehicle Locator Lights” under is low, the voltage is raised slightly
Vehicle Personalization 0 165. to quickly bring the charge back up.
When the state of charge is high,
Exit Lighting the voltage is lowered slightly to
prevent overcharging. The voltmeter
Some exterior lamps and the interior gauge or the voltage display on the
lamps come on at night, or in areas Driver Information Center (DIC),
with limited lighting when the key is if equipped, may show the voltage
removed from the ignition. The
exterior and interior lamps remain
on for a set amount of time and then
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moving up or down. This is normal. Normally, these actions occur in


If there is a problem, an alert will be steps or levels, without being
displayed. noticeable. In rare cases at the
The battery can be discharged at highest levels of corrective action,
idle if the electrical loads are very this action may be noticeable to the
high. This is true for all vehicles. driver. If so, a DIC message might
This is because the generator be displayed and it is recommended
(alternator) may not be spinning fast that the driver reduce the electrical
enough at idle to produce all the loads as much as possible. See
power that is needed for very high Battery Voltage and Charging
electrical loads. Messages 0 155.

A high electrical load occurs when Battery Power Protection


several of the following are on, such
as: headlamps, high beams, fog This feature shuts off the dome and
lamps, rear window defogger, reading lamps, if they are left on for
climate control fan at high speed, more than 10 minutes after the
heated seats, engine cooling fans, ignition is turned off. The cargo
trailer loads, and loads plugged into lamp shuts off after 20 minutes. This
accessory power outlets. prevents the battery from
running down.
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, whenever
needed. It can temporarily reduce
the power demands of some
accessories.
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Infotainment Audio Players


CD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207
Pictures and Movies (Movie
System with
System USB Port (Base Radio) . . . . . . .
USB Port (Base Radio with
209 Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242

Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 Trademarks and License


Auxiliary Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213 Agreements
Introduction Trademarks and License
Infotainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Bluetooth Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244
Theft-Deterrent Feature . . . . . . 189 Voice Recognition
Overview (Base Radio) . . . . . . . 189 Voice Recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
Overview (Base Radio with
Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Phone
Home Page (Base Radio) . . . . 194 Bluetooth (Overview) . . . . . . . . . 222
Home Page (Base Radio with Bluetooth (Infotainment
Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Controls - Base Radio) . . . . . . 223
Software Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Bluetooth (Voice Recognition -
Base Radio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227
Radio Bluetooth (Infotainment
AM-FM Radio (Base Controls - Base Radio with
Radio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio Apple CarPlay and
with Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Android Auto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
Satellite Radio (Base
Radio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 Bluetooth Phone/Devices
Satellite Radio (Base Radio Pictures and Movies (Audio
with Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . 201 System with
Radio Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237
Fixed Mast Antenna . . . . . . . . . . 203 Pictures and Movies (Picture
Multi-Band Antenna . . . . . . . . . . 203 System with
Pandora Internet Radio . . . . . . . 204 Touchscreen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241
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Introduction functions may gray out when they Theft-Deterrent Feature


are unavailable. Many infotainment
features are also available through TheftLock® is designed to
Infotainment the instrument cluster and steering discourage theft of the vehicle's
Base radio information is included in wheel controls. radio by learning a portion of the
this manual. See the infotainment Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
Before driving: The radio does not operate if it is
manual for information on other
available infotainment systems. . Become familiar with the stolen or moved to a different
operation, faceplate buttons, and vehicle.
Read the following pages to screen buttons.
become familiar with these features. Overview (Base Radio)
. Set up the audio by presetting
favorite stations, setting the
{ Warning tone, and adjusting the
Infotainment System Overview
speakers. The infotainment system is
Taking your eyes off the road for controlled by using the buttons on
too long or too often while using . Set up phone numbers in the faceplate and steering wheel
any infotainment feature can advance so they can be called controls, if equipped. See Steering
cause a crash. You or others easily by pressing a single Wheel Controls 0 125.
could be injured or killed. Do not button or by using a single voice
give extended attention to command if equipped with
infotainment tasks while driving. Bluetooth phone capability.
Limit your glances at the vehicle See Defensive Driving 0 261.
displays and focus your attention
To play the infotainment system with
on driving. Use voice commands the ignition off, see Retained
whenever possible. Accessory Power (RAP) 0 284.

The infotainment system has built-in


features intended to help avoid
distraction by disabling some
functions when driving. These
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Radio with CD
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5. CD Slot (If Equipped)


6. o BACK
. Press to return to the
previous screen in a menu.
7. {
. Press to go to the Home
Page from any point in the
system. See “Home Page”
following.

Radio with TONE


8. X (If Equipped) or TONE (If
Equipped)
1. q 3. r . Press X to eject the CD (if
equipped).
. Press to scroll down . Press to scroll up through
through the favorite pages the favorite pages for each . Press TONE to open the
for each source. source. Tone Settings menu (if
equipped).
2. Favorites/Soft Keys 4. MENU
. Press to select favorite . Press to access the menu 9. g or l
stations. for the current audio . CD (If Equipped): Press
. Press and hold to save source. g to seek the beginning of
favorite stations. . Press to select the the current or previous
highlighted menu option. track. If the track has
. Press to select a screen played for less than
button when displayed. . Turn to scroll through a list. five seconds, it seeks the
. Turn to manually select a previous track. If longer
station. than five seconds, the
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current track will start from 12. O


the beginning. Press l to . Press to turn the audio on.
seek the next track.
. Press and hold to turn it off.
. AM, FM, or SiriusXM (If
. When on, press to mute the
Equipped): Press g or l
system. Press again to
to seek to the previous or
next strong station. unmute.
. . Turn to increase or
CD (If Equipped): Press
decrease the volume.
and hold g to quickly
reverse through a track.
Release the button to return
to playing speed. Press and
hold l to fast forward
through a track. Release
the button to return to
playing speed.
10. RADIO
. Press to change the audio
source between AM, FM,
or SiriusXM, if equipped.
11. MEDIA
. Press to change the audio
source between CD, USB,
AUX, and Bluetooth Audio,
if equipped.
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Overview (Base Radio with Touchscreen) 1. {


. Press to go to the Home
Page. See Home Page
(Base Radio) 0 194 or
Home Page (Base Radio
with Touchscreen) 0 196.
2. 7
. Radio: Press and release to
go to the previous station or
channel. Press and hold to
fast seek the next strongest
previous station or channel.
. USB/BT Music/Movies/
Pictures: Press and hold to
go to the previous content.
Press and hold to fast
rewind.
3. O
. Press to turn the power on.
. Press and hold to turn the
power off.
. Press to mute the system
when on.
. Turn to decrease or
increase the volume.
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4. 6 Various functions are disabled when Navigation. See OnStar Overview


the vehicle is moving. 0 500 or OnStar Overview 0 501,
. Radio: Press and release to if equipped.
go to the next station or AUDIO : Select the AUDIO screen
channel. Press and hold to icon to display the active source SETTINGS : Select the SETTINGS
fast seek the next strongest page. The sources available are screen icon to display the Settings
station or channel. AM, FM, SiriusXM® (if equipped), main page. See “Setting Radio
CD (if equipped), USB/iPod, AUX Preferences” following.
. USB/BT Music/Movies/ Input, and Bluetooth Audio (if
Pictures: Press and hold to equipped). See AM-FM Radio (Base Pandora (If Equipped)
go to the next content. Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or Select the PANDORA icon to begin
Press and hold to fast AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197, Pandora. See Pandora Internet
forward. Satellite Radio (Base Radio) 0 201 Radio 0 204.
5. # or Satellite Radio (Base Radio with
Touchscreen) 0 201, CD Player Setting Radio Preferences
. Press and release to 0 207, Auxiliary Jack 0 213, and Select the SETTINGS screen icon
access the phone screen, Bluetooth Audio 0 215. to display the Settings menu and
answer an incoming call, the following may display:
PHONE : Select the PHONE screen
or access the device home
icon to display the Phone main Time and Date : See Clock 0 127.
screen. Press and hold to
access Press to Talk. page. See Bluetooth (Voice
Recognition - Base Radio) 0 227 or Language (Current Language) :
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - This will set the display language in
Home Page (Base Radio) Base Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth the radio and instrument cluster.
(Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth Select to display a list of languages.
Home Page Features
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio Select o BACK to go back to the
The infotainment system displays a with Touchscreen) 0 232. previous menu.
Home Page that makes it easy to
access all of the applications. Turn NAV (Navigation, If Equipped) :
the MENU knob to highlight feature Select the NAV screen icon to
icons. Press the MENU knob to display the OnStar Turn-by-Turn
access the feature’s options.
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Valet Mode: Software Information (If added and removed, or select a


Using the circular numeric keypad, Equipped) : Press the MENU knob number from 5–25 to manually
enter a four-digit code: to select Save Vehicle Info to USB. adjust the number of favorites
Press the MENU knob again to start shown.
1. Turn the MENU knob to downloading the vehicle information
highlight a number. Audible Touch Feedback (If
to the USB. Equipped) : Select Audible Touch
2. Press the MENU knob to select Radio Setup Feedback to turn feedback off or on.
it. Do this for each one of the
four digits. Select Enter to go to Press the RADIO button and the Auto Volume (If Equipped) : This
the confirmation screen. following may display: feature adjusts the volume based on
vehicle speed. The options are Off,
3. Re-enter the four-digit code. Manage Favorites: Low, Medium-Low, Medium,
Select LOCK to lock the . Turn the MENU knob and press Medium-High, or High. Select the
system. to select a favorite. desired volume.
4. Enter the four-digit code to . To delete a favorite, press Maximum Startup Volume : This
unlock the system. Select o the button just below the feature sets the maximum startup
BACK to go back to the DELETE screen button. volume. If the vehicle is started and
previous menu. . To move a favorite, press the the volume is greater than this level,
MOVE screen button. Turn the volume is adjusted to this level.
Radio : See “Radio Setup” later in To set the maximum startup volume,
this section. the MENU knob to select a
new location, then press the Turn the MENU knob to increase or
Vehicle : See Vehicle DROP screen button to decrease startup volume.
Personalization 0 165. select the new location. Rear Camera (If Equipped)
Display : Press the MENU knob to
turn the display on or off.
. Select o BACK to go back to From the Rear Camera screen
the previous menu. button, the following may display:
Return to Factory Settings : See
Number of Favorites Shown : Park Assist Symbols (If
“Return to Factory Settings” later in
Select Auto and the system will Equipped) : This feature will display
this section.
automatically adjust the number of symbols where objects are detected
favorite pages when favorites are
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by the Rear Parking Assist system. English and Metric Unit Home Page Features
Select Park Assist Symbols, then Conversion
select Off or On.
To change the display units between
See Assistance Systems for Parking English and metric units, see Driver
or Backing 0 314. Information Center (DIC) (Base
Return to Factory Settings Level) 0 150 or Driver Information
Center (DIC) (Uplevel) 0 152 or
Select Return to Factory Settings Instrument Cluster 0 132.
and the following may display:
Restore Vehicle Settings : This Home Page (Base Radio
option will restore factory vehicle with Touchscreen)
personalization settings. Select Press { to go to the Home Page.
Restore Vehicle Settings. A screen Touchscreen Buttons Audio : Touch to select AM, FM,
displays stating all vehicle Touchscreen buttons show on the SiriusXM® (if equipped), USB/iPod/
customization settings will be screen when available. When a Bluetooth Audio, or AUX.
restored to the factory settings. function is unavailable, the button
Select Cancel or Confirm. Gallery : Touch to view a picture or
may gray out. When a function is movie.
Clear All Private Data (If selected, the button may highlight.
Equipped) : This option clears all Phone : Touch to activate the
private information from the vehicle. phone features (if equipped). See
Select Clear All Private Data. Select Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base
Cancel or Confirm. Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth
(Infotainment Controls - Base
Restore Radio Settings : This Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
option will restore factory radio (Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth
settings. Select Restore Radio (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio
Settings. A screen displays stating with Touchscreen) 0 232.
all personalized radio settings will
be restored back to the factory
settings. Select Cancel or Confirm.
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Projection : Touch to access Software Updates Radio


supported devices when connected.
See USB Port (Base Radio) 0 209 See the website for more
or USB Port (Base Radio with information. AM-FM Radio (Base
Touchscreen) 0 212. Website Information Radio)
Settings : Touch to access the In the U.S., see www.chevrolet.com Playing the Radio
Personalization menu. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 165. In Canada, see While on the audio main page,
www.chevrolet.gm.ca press the RADIO button repeatedly
Climate : Touch to access the to cycle through the available
Climate menu. See Climate Control In Mexico, see
sources AM, FM, and SiriusXM® (if
Systems (with Heater Only) 0 250 or www.chevrolet.com.mx
equipped) or press the MEDIA
Climate Control Systems (with Air button repeatedly to cycle through
Conditioning) 0 252 or Dual the available sources Bluetooth®
Automatic Climate Control Audio (if equipped), CD (if
System 0 253. equipped), USB, and AUX.
OnStar : If equipped, touch to The steering wheel controls can
access the OnStar menu. See also be used to adjust the volume.
OnStar Overview 0 500 or OnStar See Steering Wheel Controls 0 125.
Overview 0 501.
AM, FM, or SiriusXM (If Equipped)
To select AM, FM, or SiriusXM (if
equipped), press the RADIO button
to toggle to the desired broadcast
source.
Press the MENU knob and the
following radio settings may display:
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Tone Settings: ‐ Normal: Adjusts the audio to EQ (Equalizer) Settings : In certain


. Bass, Midrange, and Treble: provide the best sound for all configurations, the available choices
Turn the MENU knob and seating positions. are Manual and Talk.
highlight. Press the MENU knob ‐ Driver: Adjusts the audio to Options for SiriusXM Only
to select. Turn the MENU knob provide the best sound for the
to adjust. driver. XM View : XM view allows the
channel list to be viewed by channel
. Balance: Turn the MENU knob ‐ Centerpoint: Creates a name, artist playing on channel,
to highlight. Press the MENU surround sound from nearly or song playing on channel. Turn
knob to select. Turn the MENU any audio source. the MENU knob to highlight and
knob left for more sound from . EQ (Equalizer): If equipped with press the MENU knob to select.
the left speakers or right for a Bose sound system, turn the Press o BACK to go to the
more sound from the right MENU knob to highlight. Turn previous menu.
speakers. The middle position the MENU knob to scroll through
balances the sound between the Channel List : Select to display a
the options. Press the MENU list of SiriusXM channels. Turn the
left and right speakers.
knob to select. Press the o MENU knob to highlight and press
. Fade: Turn the MENU knob to BACK button to go to the
highlight. Press the MENU knob the MENU knob to select. Press o
previous menu. BACK to go to the previous menu.
to select. Turn the MENU knob
to the left for more sound from Station List : Select to display a list Also see the radio settings common
the front speakers and to the of AM or FM stations. Press o for all sources earlier in this section.
right for more sound from the BACK to go to the previous menu.
rear speakers. The middle Finding a Station
Auto Volume : If equipped, this
position balances the sound feature adjusts the volume based on Seeking a Station
between the front and rear
the vehicle speed. Select the level
speakers.
between Off, Low, Medium-Low, Press g or l to search for the
. DSP: If equipped with a Bose Medium, Medium-High, and High. previous or next strongest station.
Surround® sound system, it will Press o BACK to go to the
have three DSP modes previous menu.
including:
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Tuning a Station AM-FM Radio (Base 2. Select Auto Volume.


Turn the MENU knob to manually Radio with Touchscreen) 3. Select the desired setting.
find a station.
Playing the Radio 4. Touch 3 to go back to the
Storing Radio Station Presets source screen.
Audio Source Menu
Up to 25 preset stations from all Tone Settings
bands can be stored in the favorite { : Press to go to the Home Page.
The tone settings can be set for
lists in any order. Up to five stations O : Press to turn on, mute, each radio band and each audio
can be stored in each favorite page or unmute the system. Press and
and the number of favorites can player source.
hold to turn off the system.
be set. Preset Tone Settings
Selecting a Band
AM, FM, or SiriusXM (If . Touch MENU.
Equipped) : While on the active Press {, then touch AUDIO, .
source main page, such as AM, FM, Touch Tone Settings.
Source, then select AM, FM,
or SiriusXM (if equipped), press and or SXM, if equipped. The last station . Select a preset tone setting.
hold a favorites/soft key button on that was playing starts playing . Bass, Midrange, or Treble:
the faceplate. again. Touch − or +.
Mixed-Audio Favorites System Settings . Fader or Balance: Adjust the
Media (if equipped) and Broadcast front/rear or left/right speakers
Auto Volume
favorites can be stored. by dragging the dot in the
This feature automatically adjusts vehicle image on the screen.
To display the favorites page, press the radio volume to compensate for
q or r on the radio faceplate. road and wind noise. Custom Tone Settings
To manage favorites, see “Manage . Touch MENU.
The level of volume compensation
Favorites” under Home Page (Base can be selected, or the feature can . Touch Tone Settings.
Radio) 0 194 or Home Page (Base be turned off.
Radio with Touchscreen) 0 196. . Touch Custom.
1. Touch MENU from a source
screen.
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. Bass, Midrange, or Treble: Manual Tuning Update Station List
Touch − or +. . From the AM or FM menu, touch
Continue touching t or u to
. Fader or Balance: Adjust the manually change the radio station. MENU, then touch Update
front/rear or left/right speakers Station List. The broadcasting
by dragging the dot in the Direct Tune list updating will begin.
vehicle image on the screen. From the AM or FM menu: . During the AM or FM
Touch 3 to go back to the source . Touch Tune. broadcasting list update, touch
screen. Cancel to stop the updates.
. Enter the station number.
Selecting an Auxiliary Device Storing a Station as a Favorite
. Touch Go or t or u to go to
Connect the auxiliary device to the the pervious or next station. Stations from all bands can be
AUX input terminal. Play will begin stored in any order in the favorite
when the system has finished Favorite pages.
reading the information on the . Touch S or T to scroll through Up to 25 stations can be stored.
device. the favorites. Storing Stations
If the AUX device is already . Touch on the station to select it. To store the station to a position in
connected, press {, AUDIO,
Station List the list, touch the corresponding
Source, then select the device. button 1−5 until a beep is heard.
. From the AM or FM menu,
Selecting a Station touch MENU. 1. Select the desired station.
Seek Tuning . Select Station List. 2. Touch S or T to select the
If the radio station is not known: desired page of saved
. Touch Q or R to scroll through favorites.
Press 7 or 6 to automatically the list. Touch the station to
search for available radio stations. select it. 3. Touch and hold down any of
the preset buttons to save the
current radio station to that
button of the selected
favorites page.
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To change a preset button, tune to When SiriusXM is active, the commercial-free music, coast to
the new desired radio station and channel name and number, coast, and in digital-quality sound.
touch and hold the preset button. category name, song title, and artist A service fee is required to receive
display on the screen. the SiriusXM service. For more
Satellite Radio (Base Browsing SiriusXM Channels
information, contact SiriusXM at
www.siriusxm.com or
Radio) 1-866-635-2349 (U.S.), and
To browse the SiriusXM channels:
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio 1. Press the MENU knob.
www.xmradio.ca or 1-877-209-0079
Service (Canada).
2. Turn the MENU knob to
Vehicles with a SiriusXM satellite highlight XM Channel List. Listening to SiriusXM Radio
radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM
satellite radio subscription can 3. Turn the MENU knob to 1. Press {.
receive SiriusXM programming. highlight the desired XM 2. Touch AUDIO.
Channels.
SiriusXM is a satellite radio service 3. Touch Source.
based in the 48 contiguous United Satellite Radio (Base 4. Touch SXM and the most
States and 10 Canadian provinces.
SiriusXM satellite radio has a wide Radio with Touchscreen) recent listened to SiriusXM
channel will display.
variety of programming and Vehicles with an SXM Satellite
commercial-free music, coast to Radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM® Touch 0 to return to the
coast, and in digital-quality sound. Satellite Radio subscription can HOME menu.
A service fee is required to receive receive SiriusXM programming.
the SiriusXM service. See Selecting a Category
www.siriusxmradio.com or call SiriusXM Satellite Radio
From Menu, touch Categories, then
1-866-635-2349 (U.S.); or see Service touch the desired category or from
www.xmradio.ca or call
1-877-209-0079 (Canada).
SiriusXM is a satellite radio service Categories, touch Q or R to find the
based in the 48 contiguous United desired channel. Touch the channel
States and 10 Canadian provinces. to select it.
SiriusXM Satellite Radio has a wide
variety of programming and
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Selecting a Channel Using the SiriusXM Menu in AM-FM Radio (Base Radio
with Touchscreen) 0 199 or
Touch u or t and the previous or Operation AM-FM Radio (Base
next channel will be selected. 1. Touch MENU on the SXM radio Radio) 0 197.
Touch and hold u or t to jump screen. 2. Touch OK.
four channels backward or forward, 2. Touch the menu to select the
Auto Volume
then release the button at the desired item or to display the
desired channel. detail menu item. 1. Touch Auto Volume. See “Auto
Volume” under “Base Radio
Using the Preset Buttons 3. Touch 0 to return to the with Touchscreen” in AM-FM
Up to seven favorites pages can be previous menu. Radio (Base Radio with
saved, and each page can store up Channel List Touchscreen) 0 199 or AM-FM
to five channels. Radio (Base Radio) 0 197.
1. Touch Channel List from the
To change a preset button, tune to SXM menu. The channel list is 2. Touch OK.
the new desired channel and hold displayed. Categories
the button.
2. Touch Q or R to find the 1. Touch Categories.
Listening to Preset Channels desired channel. Tune to the
2. Touch Q or R to find the
1. Continue touching S or T to channel by selecting it.
desired category. Touch the
select the desired Tone Settings category to select it.
favorites page.
From the tone settings menu, the Explicit Content Filter
2. Touch the preset button to sound features can be set up for
listen to the channel saved to SiriusXM audio and each audio When on, only a filtered list of
that button. player’s functions. channels will be received. When off,
all regular SXM programming
1. Touch Tone Settings. The tone subscribed to will be received.
settings screen is displayed.
See “Tone Settings” under 1. Touch SMX Explicit Filter.
“Base Radio with Touchscreen” 2. Select On or Off.
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Radio Reception lines interfere with radio reception. antenna becomes slightly bent,
When this happens, try reducing the straighten it out by hand. If it is
Frequency interference and static treble on the radio. badly bent, replace it.
can occur during normal radio
reception if items such as phone SiriusXM Satellite Radio Occasionally check that the antenna
chargers, vehicle convenience Service is tight at the base. If tightening is
accessories, and external electronic required, protect the paint from
If equipped, SiriusXM Satellite damage.
devices are plugged into the
Radio Service provides digital radio
accessory power outlet. If there is
reception. Tall buildings or hills can Multi-Band Antenna
interference or static, unplug the
interfere with satellite radio signals,
item from the accessory power The multi-band antenna is on the
causing the sound to fade in and
outlet. roof of the vehicle. The antenna is
out. In addition, traveling or standing
FM under heavy foliage, bridges, used for OnStar, the SiriusXM
garages, or tunnels may cause loss Satellite Radio Service System, and
FM signals only reach about 16 to of the SiriusXM signal for a period GPS (Global Positioning System),
65 km (10 to 40 mi). Although the of time. if the vehicle has these features.
radio has a built-in electronic circuit Keep the antenna clear of
that automatically works to reduce Cell Phone Usage obstructions for clear reception.
interference, some static can occur,
Cell phone usage, such as making If the vehicle has a sunroof, and it is
especially around tall buildings or
or receiving phone calls, charging, open, reception can also be
hills, causing the sound to fade in
or just having the phone on may affected.
and out.
cause static interference in the
radio. Unplug the phone or turn it off Items on the roof of the vehicle can
AM interfere with the performance of the
if this happens.
The range for most AM stations is radio system and OnStar (if
greater than for FM, especially at equipped). Make sure the
night. The longer range can cause
Fixed Mast Antenna multi-band antenna is not
station frequencies to interfere with The fixed mast antenna will go obstructed.
each other. Static can also occur through most car washes as long as
when things like storms and power it is securely attached. If the
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Pandora Internet Radio Launching Pandora If nothing happens when the


available Pandora screen button is
®
If equipped, Pandora is a free Connect the iPhone to the USB
pressed, download the latest
Internet radio service that streams port, or connect Android® or
Pandora application and retry.
personalized radio stations based BlackBerry® through Bluetooth. See
on artists, tracks, genres, and Bluetooth (Voice Recognition - Base The login screen may display on the
comedians. Create stations using Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth device.
the Pandora website or Smartphone (Infotainment Controls - Base
Using an Android or BlackBerry
application, then use - or , to Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
Phone
(Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth
personalize stations. To set up an The BlackBerry phone must be
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio
account, or for more information, go unlocked to launch Pandora service.
with Touchscreen) 0 232. For first
to www.pandora.com. Pandora may
time use, set up the stations before 1. Pair the phone using Bluetooth.
not be available in Canada or
connecting to the vehicle. The
Mexico. 2. Launch Pandora by selecting
Pandora icon will be available on
A phone or tablet with Internet the Home Page. Pandora on the Home Page.
connection and the Pandora If nothing happens when the
When Pandora is chosen, the
application installed is required. available Pandora screen button is
Pandora logo will populate on the
Personal cell phone data plans are selected, download the latest
screen and the system will display
used. Make sure the latest version Pandora application and retry.
“Acquiring Pandora Radio Station.”
is installed on the device.
Launch times can be significant. The login screen may display on the
Using the iPhone device.

1. Plug the device into the USB


port. The phone screen must
be unlocked.
2. Launch Pandora from the
Home Page by selecting the
Pandora icon.
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Pandora Menus , : When selected, Pandora stores Advertisement on Pandora


Press MENU. this information, changes to the next Pandora may display
track, and does not play this track advertisements. The artist name
Pandora has a menu with the on this station again. This helps
following: and track title will not be displayed
Pandora choose which tracks and the skip track button will not be
Tone Settings : Select to adjust the should not play on this station. This available.
tone settings. See AM-FM Radio feature is only available on user
(Base Radio with Touchscreen) created stations. Pandora Troubleshooting
0 199 or AM-FM Radio (Base - : When selected, Pandora stores Unable to Connect Device to
Radio) 0 197. Vehicle
this information and - is
Bookmark Artist : Select to highlighted for the remainder of the If the device is unable to connect to
bookmark the artist. track. This helps Pandora choose the USB or Bluetooth:
Bookmark Song : Select to which tracks should play on this
1. Turn the vehicle off.
bookmark the song. station.
2. Take the Remote Keyless Entry
Auto Volume : This feature sets the d : When selected, Pandora (RKE) transmitter at least 6 m
auto volume based on the speed of changes to the next track.
(20 ft) away from the vehicle.
the vehicle and noise in the vehicle. r or j : Select to play or pause
See AM-FM Radio (Base Radio with 3. Wait about 30 seconds, and try
playback.
Touchscreen) 0 199 or AM-FM to connect the device again.
Radio (Base Radio) 0 197. Pandora Skip Limit See Bluetooth (Voice
Pandora limits the number of skips Recognition - Base Radio)
Pandora Features 0 227 or Bluetooth
allowed on their service. When the
Pandora service has features to rate (Infotainment Controls - Base
skip limit is reached, , or next Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth
tracks, skip tracks, or change
stations. arrow will not skip the currently (Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth
playing track, but the , feedback (Infotainment Controls - Base
} : When selected during a track, a will be recorded. Radio with
choice displays to bookmark the Touchscreen) 0 232.
artist or track. This sends the
bookmark to the Pandora account.
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Unable to Start Pandora Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down Volume and song selection may
If the device is unable to launch Error be controlled using the
Pandora: If there is an error trying to rate a Infotainment controls or on the
phone/device. If Pandora is
. Check that the latest version of track with the , or -, the message selected and nothing is heard,
Pandora is installed. “Thumbs Down Error” or “Thumbs check the volume setting on
Up Error” will display. Press OK to both phone/device and the
. Check that there is an active
dismiss. Infotainment system.
account logged into Pandora.
. Have at least one station Loss of Audio Common Pandora Messages
created. Loss of Pandora audio can happen Pandora Error/Please Check
. For Android and BlackBerry in different ways: Device : Not signed in or Pandora
devices, check that the device is . Weak or lost data connection. is down for maintenance.
paired with the vehicle, and . Device needs to be charged. No Stations Available : No stations
whether the device displays in are available on the Pandora server
the Connected phone sources . Application needs to be through the connected device.
list under the Phone icon from relaunched.
the Home Page. Action Unavailable. Please Check
. Connection between phone and Device Connection : A few
. For an iPhone, check that the radio lost. conditions for loss of Internet
USB cable is connected to the . An iPhone is connected to both connection are:
USB port and the screen is Bluetooth and the USB port.
unlocked. . The connected device loses its
Playback can be resumed from cellular connection.
. Close Pandora on the device a loss of audio by double
and launch again. Devices that . The device does not support
tapping on the iPhone home Internet connectivity.
allow multitasking may require button then scrolling through the
an extra step to quit the Pandora icons to find an icon that allows . The device is not in the vehicle.
application. See the cell phone a change of flow between . The Bluetooth signal is lost.
manufacturer's user guide. Bluetooth and USB cable.
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No Skips Remaining For This Audio Players There can be increased skipping,
Station or Permitted During difficulty in finding tracks, and/or
Advertisements : difficulty in loading and ejecting.
CD Player If these problems occur, check the
. The maximum Pandora skip limit
has been reached according to If the vehicle is equipped with a CD disc for damage or try a known
the plan that was obtained. player, it can be used for CD and good disc.
MP3 audio. To avoid damage to the CD player:
. Skipping an advertisement was
tried. With the vehicle on, insert a disc . Do not use scratched or
into the slot, label side up. Press the damaged discs.
See www.pandora.com/help. If the MEDIA button to select CD as a
service will not work, see a dealer source. . Do not apply labels to discs. The
for assistance. labels could get caught in the
The system is capable of player.
playing most:
. Insert only one disc at a time.
. Audio CDs
. Keep the loading slot free of
. CD-R foreign materials, liquids, and
. CD-RW debris.
. MP3 or unprotected WMA . Use a marking pen to label the
formats top of the disc.
When playing any compatible Loading and Ejecting Discs
recordable disc, the sound quality
To load a disc:
can be reduced due to disc quality,
the method of recording, the quality 1. Turn the vehicle on.
of the music that has been 2. Insert a disc into the slot, label
recorded, or the way the disc has side up. The player pulls it in
been handled. the rest of the way. If the disc
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is damaged or improperly u: While on the CD main page: Tone Settings : Select to adjust
loaded, there is an error and Bass, Midrange, Treble, Balance,
the disc ejects. . Press to seek to the next track. Fade, and EQ (Equalizer). See
. Press and hold to fast forward “Tone Settings” under AM-FM Radio
Playing an Audio CD through a track. Release the (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
Press the MEDIA button on the button to return to playing 0 199 or AM-FM Radio (Base
faceplate until CD is selected. speed. Elapsed time displays. Radio) 0 197.
On the CD main page, either a track j /r: While on the CD main page, Auto Volume : If equipped, this
number displays at the beginning of press to pause. Press again to feature adjusts the volume based on
each track, or Song, Artist, and resume. the vehicle speed. Select the level
Album information displays when between Off, Low, Medium-Low,
available.
Z: Press Z to play the songs in Medium, Medium-High, and High.
random order. Press again to
Press BACK to go to the
Use the following screen controls to turn off.
previous menu.
play the disc: If a Blu-ray Disc® or DVD disc is
DSP : If equipped, this feature
t: While on the CD main page: loaded into the disc player and the
adjusts the pre-defined settings.
. Press to seek to the beginning of CD screen button is selected, a
See “DSP” in AM-FM Radio (Base
the current or previous track. message comes on the screen to
Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or
If the track has been playing for use the Video application. The
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197.
less than five seconds, it seeks Video application is only available
on vehicles with Rear Seat EQ (Equalizer) : If equipped, this
to the previous track. If longer
Entertainment (RSE). feature adjusts the equalizer
than five seconds, the current
settings. See “EQ (Equalizer)” in
track starts from the beginning. CD Menu AM-FM Radio (Base Radio with
. Press and hold to fast reverse While on the CD main page, press Touchscreen) 0 199 or AM-FM
through a track. Release the the MENU knob to display the CD Radio (Base Radio) 0 197.
button to return to playing menu and the following may display:
speed. Elapsed time displays.
Browse : Select to display the files
or songs on the CD.
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Error Messages If the CD is not playing correctly for Root Directory


any other reason, try a known The root directory is treated as a
If Disc Error displays and/or the disc
good CD. folder. All files contained directly
comes out, it could be for one of the
following reasons: If any error continues, contact your under the root directory are
. The disc has an invalid or dealer. accessed prior to any root directory
folders.
unknown format. Playing an MP3 CD
. The disc is very hot. Try the disc Empty Folders
To play an MP3 CD, follow the same
again when the temperature instructions as “Playing an If a root directory or folder is empty
returns to normal. Audio CD.” or contains only folders, the player
. The road is very rough. Try the advances to the next folder in the
The following guidelines must be
disc again when the road is file structure that contains a
met when creating an MP3 disc,
smoother. compressed audio file. The empty
otherwise the CD might not play:
folder(s) are not displayed or
. The disc is dirty, scratched, wet, . Sampling rate: 16 kHz, numbered.
or upside down. 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz, 32 kHz,
44.1 kHz, and 48 kHz. No Folder
. The air is very humid. Try the
disc again later. . Bit rates supported: 8, 16, 24, When the CD only contains
32, 40, 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, compressed audio files without any
. There was a problem while folders, all files are under the root
burning the disc. 128, 144, 160, 192, 224, 256,
and 320 kbps. folder.
. The label is caught in the CD
player. . Maximum number of folders: USB Port (Base Radio)
eight folders with 255 files per
If Disc Player Error displays, it could folder. Playing from a USB
be for one of the following reasons:
. Maximum of 1,000 files on A USB mass storage device or
. The player temperature is a disc. Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
too high. device can be connected to the
. Recorded on a CD-R or CD-RW.
. There are load or eject errors. USB port.
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The vehicle may have USB ports in . Z Playing from an iPod®/iPad®/


the front of the center console, iPhone®
armrest, or one in the upper glove For information on how to use the
box. See Center Console Storage screen icons, see “Playing an This feature supports the following
0 120 and Glove Box 0 119. Audio CD.” devices:
USB Menu . iPod nano® (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and
USB MP3 Player and USB Drives
4th generation)
. The USB MP3 players and USB Press MENU to display the USB
menu and the following may display: . iPod with video (5.0 and 5.5
drives connected must comply
generation)
with the USB Mass Storage Browse : Select to display the files
Class specification (USB MSC). and folders on the USB device. . iPod classic® (6th generation)
. Hard disk drives are not Tone Settings : Select to adjust . iPod touch® (1st and 2nd
supported. Bass, Midrange, Treble, Balance, generation)
. Supported file system is FAT32. Fade, and EQ (Equalizer). See . iPad
“Tone Settings” under “Playing an
To play a USB device: . iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS,
Audio CD” in CD Player 0 207.
. Connect the USB. iPhone 4
Auto Volume : If equipped, see
. Press MEDIA on the faceplate “Playing an Audio CD” in CD There may be problems with
Player 0 207. operation and function in the
until the connected device is
following situations:
shown. EQ (Equalizer) : If equipped, this
. When connecting a device with
While the USB source is active, feature adjusts the equalizer
settings. See “EQ (Equalizer) a more recent version of the
press the corresponding faceplate
Settings” in AM-FM Radio (Base firmware installed than is
button for the icons on the screen to
Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or supported by the infotainment
operate USB function:
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197. system.
. t . When connecting a device on
which firmware from other
. u providers is installed.
. j /r
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To connect and control a device: Menu 2. Turn MENU to highlight and


1. Connect one end of the Press MENU to display the device press to select a playlist name
standard USB cable to the Menu and the following may display: to view a list of all songs in the
device's dock connector. playlist.
Browse : Select to display the files
2. Connect the other end to a or songs on the device. See 3. Turn MENU to highlight and
USB port in the center console. “Browse Device Media” later in this press to select the song from
See Center Console section. the list to begin playback.
Storage 0 120. Tone Settings : Select to adjust Artists:
3. Press MEDIA to select the Bass, Midrange, Treble, Balance, 1. Turn MENU to highlight and
source. Fade, and EQ (Equalizer). See press to view the artists stored
The music information displays on “Tone Settings” under “Playing an on the device.
the radio’s display and begins Audio CD” in CD Player 0 207. 2. Turn MENU to highlight and
playing through the vehicle’s audio Auto Volume : If equipped, see press to select an artist name
system. “Playing an Audio CD” in CD to view a list of all albums by
The device battery recharges Player 0 207. the artist.
automatically while the vehicle is on. EQ (Equalizer) : If equipped, this 3. Turn MENU to highlight and
When the vehicle is off while a feature adjusts the Equalizer press to select an album name
device is connected using the USB settings. See “EQ (Equalizer)” in to view a list of all songs on the
cable, the device battery stops AM-FM Radio (Base Radio with album.
charging and the device will Touchscreen) 0 199 or AM-FM 4. Turn MENU to highlight and
automatically turn off. Radio (Base Radio) 0 197. press to select the song from
If the device is an unsupported Browse Device Media the list to begin playback.
model, it can still be listened to in Albums:
the vehicle by connecting to the Use the following to browse:
auxiliary input jack using a standard Playlists: 1. Turn MENU to highlight and
3.5 mm (1/8 in) stereo cable. press to view the albums
1. Turn MENU to highlight and stored on the device.
press to view the playlists
stored on the device.
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2. Turn MENU to highlight and Songs: Make sure the iPod has the latest
press to select an album name 1. Turn MENU to highlight and firmware from Apple® for proper
to view a list of all songs on the press to view a list of all songs operation. iPod firmware can be
album. stored on the device. updated using the latest iTunes®
3. Turn MENU to highlight and application. See www.apple.com/
2. Turn MENU to highlight and itunes.
press to select the song from press to select the song from
the list to begin playback. the list to begin playback. For help with identifying your iPod,
Genres: go to www.apple.com/support.

1. Turn MENU to highlight and USB Port (Base Radio The USB port can play both lower
and upper case .mp3, .wma, .ogg,
press to view the genres stored with Touchscreen) and .wav files stored on a USB
on the device.
Using the USB Port storage device.
2. Turn MENU to highlight and
press to select a genre name The infotainment system can play Supported Apple® Devices
to view a list of artists of that music or movies by connecting an To view supported devices in U.S.,
genre. auxiliary device to the USB port. see my.chevrolet.com\learned.
3. Turn MENU to highlight and USB Support To view supported devices in
press to select to view albums If equipped, the USB connector is in Canada, see chevroletowner.ca.
by that artist. the center stack below the climate To view supported devices in
4. Turn MENU to highlight and controls, and uses the USB 2.0 Mexico, see your dealer for details.
press to select an album to standard.
view songs. USB Supported File and Folder
USB Supported Devices Structure
5. Turn MENU to highlight and . USB Flash Drives
press to select the song from The infotainment system supports:
the list to begin playback. . Portable USB Hard Drives . FAT16.
Not all iPods and USB drives are . FAT32.
compatible with the USB port.
. exFAT.
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Connecting a USB Storage Playing Movies Possible auxiliary audio sources


Device or iPod/iPhone Movies are not available while include:
To connect a USB storage device, driving. . Laptop computer
connect the device to the USB port. If the USB storage device is already . Audio music player
To connect an iPod/iPhone, connect connected: This jack is not an audio output. Do
one end of the device’s cable to the 1. Press {. not plug headphones into the
iPod/iPhone and the other end to auxiliary input jack. Auxiliary
the USB port. 2. Touch GALLERY. devices should be set up while the
The iPod/iPhone charges while it is 3. Touch s. vehicle is in P (Park).
connected to the vehicle if the Connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) cable
vehicle is in ACC/ACCESSORY or 4. Touch the desired Movie.
from the auxiliary device to the
ON/RUN. See Ignition Positions Viewing Pictures auxiliary input jack.
0 281. When the vehicle is turned
off, the iPod/iPhone automatically Pictures are not available while If an auxiliary device has already
powers off and will not charge or driving. been connected, but a different
draw power from the vehicle's If the USB storage device is already source is currently active, press the
battery. connected: MEDIA faceplate button repeatedly
to scroll through all of the available
For more information on USB 1. Press {. audio source screens, until the AUX
usage, see “Audio System source screen is shown.
Information” under Pictures and 2. Touch GALLERY.
Movies (Picture System with Base Radio
Touchscreen) 0 241 or Pictures and
3. Touch \.
Playing from the AUX Jack
Movies (Movie System with
Touchscreen) 0 242 or Pictures and Auxiliary Jack An auxiliary device is played
Movies (Audio System with This vehicle may have an AUX jack through the audio system and
Touchscreen) 0 237. in the center console or armrest. controlled through the device itself.
See Center Console Storage 0 120.
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AUX Menu Base Radio with Touchscreen For iPod/iPhone, connect the iPod/
Press the MENU knob to display the iPhone to the AUX input terminal by
Play will begin when the system has
AUX menu and the following may using the AUX cable for iPod/
finished reading the information on
display: iPhone to play movie files.
the device.
Tone Settings : Select to adjust iPhone 5 cell phones have a
Playing Music connector which no longer supports
Bass, Midrange, Treble, Balance,
Fade, and EQ (Equalizer). See To play the music from the device, AUX connections to the radio. This
“Tone Settings” in AM-FM Radio if the device is already connected: feature is limited to older versions of
(Base Radio with Touchscreen) iPhone.
1. Press {.
0 199 or AM-FM Radio (Base Using the AUX Movie Menu
Radio) 0 197. 2. Touch AUDIO.
1. Touch MENU from the AUX
Auto Volume : If equipped, see 3. Touch Source. movie screen. The AUX menu
“Playing an Audio CD.” 4. Touch AUX. is displayed.
DSP : If equipped, this feature To adjust the tone settings. See 2. Touch the desired menu.
adjusts the pre-defined settings. “Audio Settings” in “System . Audio: Adjust the sound
See “DSP” in AM-FM Radio (Base Settings” under AM-FM Radio (Base setup. See “Audio Settings”
Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or in “System Settings” under
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197. AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197. AM-FM Radio (Base Radio
EQ (Equalizer) : If equipped, this Playing Movies with Touchscreen) 0 199 or
feature adjusts the pre-defined AM-FM Radio (Base
equalizer settings. See “EQ Movies are not available while Radio) 0 197.
(Equalizer)” in AM-FM Radio (Base driving.
Radio with Touchscreen) 0 199 or If the device is already connected:
3. Touch 0.
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio) 0 197.
1. Press {.
2. Touch Movie.
3. Touch the desired Movie.
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Bluetooth Audio 2. Once paired, go into the audio paused on the screen. Press play
application from the Home on the device or press r to begin
If equipped, music may be played Page or via the application tray.
from a paired Bluetooth device. See playback.
Select MEDIA until Bluetooth
“Pairing” under “Information displays. Some phones support sending
Controls” inBluetooth (Voice Bluetooth music information to
Recognition - Base Radio) 0 227 or Bluetooth Audio Menu display on the radio. When the radio
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Press the MENU screen button to receives this information, it will
Base Radio) 0 223 or Bluetooth display the Bluetooth Audio menu. check to see if any is available and
(Overview) 0 222 or Bluetooth The following may be available: display it. For more information
(Infotainment Controls - Base Radio about supported Bluetooth features,
with Touchscreen) 0 232 for help Tone: Turn the MENU knob to see www.gm.com/bluetooth.
pairing a device. adjust the tone settings.
Volume and song selection may be Press o BACK to go back to the
controlled by using the infotainment previous menu.
controls or the phone/device. Manage Bluetooth Devices: Select
If Bluetooth Audio is selected and to go to the Bluetooth page to add
nothing is heard, check the volume or delete devices.
setting on both the phone/device
and the infotainment system. When selecting Bluetooth Audio, the
radio may not be able to launch the
Launch music by pressing the audio player on the connected
MEDIA screen button on the device to start playing. When the
Home Page. vehicle is not moving, use the
To play music via Bluetooth: phone to begin playback.
1. Power on the device, and pair All devices launch audio differently.
to connect the device. When selecting Bluetooth Audio as
a source, the radio may show as
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Voice Recognition destination entry and voice keypad, instrument cluster displays
can be completed in a single the selections and visual
If equipped, voice recognition allows command. If the task takes more dialog content.
for hands-free operation within the than one command to complete, the . If voice recognition is
audio and phone applications. This first command would be to indicate started from the
feature can be started by pressing the kind of task that is to be infotainment screen, the
either the g button on the steering performed. The system replies with selections and visual dialog
prompts that lead through a dialog
wheel or by selecting the g on the content are displayed on
to enter the necessary information. both the center stack
screen display.
Voice recognition can be used when display and the instrument
However, not all features within
the ignition is on or when Retained cluster display.
these areas are supported by voice
Accessory Power (RAP) is active. 2. The audio system mutes and
commands. Generally, only complex
See Retained Accessory Power the system plays a prompt
tasks that require multiple manual
(RAP) 0 284. followed by a beep.
interactions to complete are
supported by voice commands. Using Voice Recognition 3. Wait until after the beep
For example, tasks that take more Voice recognition becomes available completes, then clearly speak
than one or two button presses such once the system has been one of the commands
as selecting a song or artist to play initialized. This begins when the described in this section.
from a media device would be ignition is turned on. Initialization Press g to interrupt any voice
supported by voice commands. may take a few moments.
Other tasks, like adjusting the recognition system prompt. For
volume or seeking up or down are 1. Press g on the steering wheel example, if the prompt seems
audio features that are easily control to activate voice to be taking too long to finish,
performed by pressing one or two recognition, or select g on the press g again and the beep
buttons, and are not supported by infotainment screen on the should happen right away.
voice commands. center stack.
In general there are flexible ways to . If voice recognition is
speak commands for completing the started from the steering
tasks. Most of them, except wheel control, the
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There are two voice prompt modes to complete the task, or the session Helpful Hints for Speaking
supported: is terminated, the voice recognition Commands
. Long verbal prompts: The longer dialog stops.
Voice recognition can understand
prompts provide more An example of this type of manual commands that are either naturally
information regarding the intervention is pressing on an entry stated in sentence form (English
supported actions. of a displayed number list instead of only), or direct commands that state
. Short prompts: The short speaking the number associated the application and the task.
prompts provide simple with the entry desired.
For languages that do not support
instructions about what can be Canceling Voice Recognition natural language commands in
stated. sentence form, use the direct
. Press the Home screen button
If a command is not spoken, the commands shown as examples on
to terminate the voice
voice recognition system says a the display screen.
recognition session which was
help prompt. For best results:
initiated by pressing g on the
Prompts and Screen Displays infotainment screen on the . Listen for the prompt and wait
While a voice recognition session is center stack. for the beep before saying a
active, there will be corresponding . Press or say “Cancel” or “Exit” to command or reply.
buttons on screens displayed. terminate the voice recognition . Say “Help” or look at the screen
Manual interaction in the voice session and display the screen display for commands.
recognition session is permitted. from which voice recognition . Voice recognition system prompt
Interaction during a voice session was initiated.
can be interrupted during a
may be completed entirely using
voice commands, or some
. Press i on the steering wheel prompt by pressing g again.
selections may expedite a session. controls to terminate the voice
For example, if the prompt
If a selection is made using a session and display the screen
seems to be taking too long to
manual control, the dialog will from which voice recognition
finish, or if what is being
progress in the same way as if the was initiated.
prompted causes a need for an
selection was made through a voice immediate reply, press g again
command. Once the system is able
and wait for the beep.
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. Speak the command naturally, If the phone number has been If manual selection takes more than
not too fast, not too slow. Use saved with a name and a place, the 15 seconds, the session terminates
direct commands without a lot of direct command should include and prompts that it has timed out.
extra words. both, for example “Call Dave Smith The screen returns back to the
. Usually Phone and Audio at work.” screen where voice recognition was
commands can be spoken in a initiated.
Using Voice Recognition for
single command. List Options The Back Command
For example, “Call Dave Smith When a list is displayed, a voice Say “Back” or press the Back button
at work,” “Play” followed by the prompt will ask to confirm or select to go to the previous screen.
artist or song name, or “Tune” an option from that list. A selection
followed by the radio station If in voice recognition, and “Back” is
can be made by manually selecting stated all the way through to the
number. the item, or by speaking the line initial screen, then “Back” is stated
There is no need to memorize number for the item to select. one more time, the voice recognition
specific command words. Direct When a screen contains a list, session will cancel.
commands might be more clearly options may be available but not
understood by the system. An Help
displayed. The list on a voice
example of a direct command would recognition screen functions the Say “Help” on any voice recognition
be “Call 555-1212.” Examples of same as a list on other screens. screen and the help prompt for the
these direct commands are Scrolling can be used to help screen is played. Additionally, a
displayed on most of the screens display other entries from the list. pop-up displays a text version of the
while a voice session is active. help prompt. Depending on how
If “Phone” or “Phone Commands,” is Manually scrolling or paging the list voice recognition was initiated, the
stated, the system understands that on a screen during a voice Help pop-up will either display on
a phone call is requested and will recognition session suspends the the instrument cluster or the
respond with questions until enough current voice recognition event and infotainment screen. Press the
details are gathered. plays the prompt “Make your Dismiss button to make the pop-up
selection from the list using the go away.
manual controls or press the Back
button to try again.”
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Pressing g while the help prompt is “Tune to <FM frequency> FM” : “Play Album” : Begin a dialog to
playing will terminate the prompt Tune to the radio station whose enter a specific album name.
and a beep will be heard. Doing this frequency is identified in the “Play Album <album name>” :
will stop the help prompt so that a command (like “one o one Begin playback of the identified
voice command can be used. point one”). album name in the command.
“Tune to XM <XM channel “Play Song” : Begin a dialog to
Voice Recognition for the number>” : Tune to the SiriusXM (if
Radio enter a specific song name.
equipped) radio station whose
Select the g screen button to channel number is identified in the “Play Song <song name>” : Begin
command. playback of the identified song
launch audio voice recognition.
name in the command.
If the voice button is pressed in a “Tune to XM <XM channel
radio screen, the voice commands name>” : Tune to the SiriusXM (if “Play Genre” : Begin a dialog to
for radio and media features are equipped) radio station whose enter a specific genre.
available. channel name is identified in the “Play Genre <genre name>” :
“Switch to AM” : Switch bands to command. Begin playback of the media
AM and tune to the last AM radio Voice Recognition for Audio selection identified in the command.
station. My Media “Play Playlist” : Begin a dialog to
“Switch to FM” : Switch bands to enter a specific playlist name.
If browsing My Media when the
FM and tune to the last FM radio voice button is selected, the voice “Play Playlist <playlist name>” :
station. recognition commands for My Media Begin playback of the identified
“Switch to XM” : Switch bands to features are available. playlist in the command.
SiriusXM (if equipped) and tune to “Play Artist” : Begin a dialog to “Play <device name>” : Play
the last SiriusXM channel. enter a specific Artist name. music from a specific device
“Tune to <AM frequency> AM” : identified by name. The device
“Play Artist <artist name>” :
Tune to the radio station whose name is the name displayed on the
Begin playback of the media
frequency is identified in the screen when the device is first
selection identified in the command.
command (like “nine fifty”). selected as an audio source.
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“Play Chapter” : Begin a dialog to “Play Video” : Begin a dialog to . Album type folders including
enter a specific name. enter a specific name. types such as albums and
“Play Chapter <chapter name>” : “Play Video <video name>” : audiobooks.
Begin playback of the media Begin playback of the media There are no restrictions if the
selection identified in the command. selection identified in the command. number of song files and albums is
“Play Audiobook” : Begin a dialog “My Media” : Begin a dialog to less than 4,000. When the number
to enter a specific name. enter the desired media content. of song files connected to the
system is between 4,000 and 8,000,
“Play Audiobook <audiobook Handling Large Amounts of Media the content cannot be accessed
name>” : Begin playback of the Content directly with one command like
media selection identified in the “Play <song name>.”
command. It is expected that large amounts of
media content will be brought into The restriction is that the command
“Play CD Track <track the vehicle. It may be necessary to “Play Song” must be spoken first;
number>” : Begin playback of the handle large amounts of media the system will then ask for the song
CD at the track identified in the content in a different way than name. The reply command would be
command. smaller amounts of media. The to say the name of the song to play.
“Play Episode” : Begin a dialog to system may limit the options of Similar limits exist for album
enter a specific name. voice recognition by not allowing content. If there are more than
selection of song titles by voice at 4,000 albums, but less than 8,000,
“Play Episode <episode the highest level if the number of
name>” : Begin playback of the the content cannot be accessed
songs exceeds the maximum limit. directly with one command like,
media selection identified in the
command. Voice command option changes “Play <album name>.” The
through media content limits are: command “Play Album” must first be
“Play Podcast” : Begin a dialog to spoken; the system will then ask for
enter a specific name. . Song files including other
individual files of all media types the album name. The reply would
“Play Podcast <podcast such as audiobook chapters, be to say the name of the album
name>” : Begin playback of the podcast episodes, and videos. to play.
media selection identified in the
command.
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Once the number of songs has contact and location at home, at Voice Recognition for OnStar
exceeded approximately 8,000, work, on mobile device, or on (If Equipped)
there is no support for accessing the another phone.
songs directly through voice “OnStar” : Begin OnStar Voice
“Call <phone number>” : Initiate a Recognition.
commands. There will still be call to a standard phone number
access to the media content by seven or 10 digits in length, and Bluetooth Speech Recognition
using commands for playlists, also 911, 411, or 611. (If Equipped)
artists, and genres.
“Pair Phone” : Begins the Voice Pass-Thru allows access to
The access commands for playlists, Bluetooth pairing process. Follow the speech recognition commands
artists, and genres are prohibited instructions on the radio display. on the cell phone. See your cell
after the number of this type of phone manufacturer’s user guide to
media exceeds 4,000. “Switch Phone” : Select a different
see if the cell phone supports this
phone for outgoing calls.
The system will provide feedback feature.
the first time voice recognition is “Voice Keypad” : Begins a dialog
Activating this function will start the
initiated if it has become apparent to enter special numbers like
Bluetooth Speech Recognition on a
that any of these limits are reached international numbers. The numbers
connected phone.
during a device initializing process. can be entered in groups of digits
with each group of digits being The steering wheel controls are
Voice Recognition for the repeated back by the system. If the used to operate this function.
Phone group of digits is not correct, the
command “Delete” will remove the Press and hold g to activate.
“Call <contact name>” : Initiate a A voice session begins so that voice
call to an entered contact. The last group of digits and allow them
to be re-entered. Once the entire commands can be given to Siri® or
command may include location if many other controls provided by the
the contact has location numbers number has been entered, the
command “Call” will start dialing the cell phone.
stored.
number. Press @ to exit or press i to
“Call <contact name> At Home,”
“At Work,” “On Mobile,” or “On “Voice Mail” : Initiate a call to voice close and return to the previous
Other” : Initiate a call to an entered mail numbers. application prior to the start of Voice
Pass-Thru.
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Phone duplicate or rarely used entries.


If possible, program speed dial
Vehicles with a Bluetooth system
can use a Bluetooth-capable cell
or other shortcuts. phone with a Hands-Free Profile to
Bluetooth (Overview) make and receive phone calls. The
. Review the controls and
Instructions for using the cell phone operation of the infotainment infotainment system and voice
may differ between infotainment system. recognition are used to control the
systems. The base radio and base system. The system can be used
radio with touchscreen instructions . Pair cell phone(s) to the vehicle. while in ON/RUN or ACC/
are included in this manual. See the The system may not work with ACCESSORY. The range of the
infotainment manual for instructions all cell phones. See “Pairing” in Bluetooth system can be up to 9.1 m
on the uplevel radios. this section. (30 ft). Not all phones support all
. If the cell phone has voice functions and not all phones work
Bluetooth-capable systems can with the Bluetooth system. See
interact with many cell phones, dialing capability, learn to use
that feature to access the www.gm.com/bluetooth for more
allowing: information about compatible
address book or contact list.
. Placement and receipt of calls in phones.
a hands-free mode. . See “Deleting a Paired Phone”
and/or “Deleting a Bluetooth Bluetooth Controls
. Sharing of the cell phone’s Device” in this section.
address book or contact list with Use the buttons on the instrument
the vehicle. panel, faceplate, and the steering
{ Warning wheel to operate the Bluetooth
To minimize driver distraction, system.
before driving, and with the vehicle When using a cell phone, it can
parked: be distracting to look too long or Steering Wheel Controls
. Become familiar with the too often at the screen of the g : Press to answer incoming calls,
features of the cell phone. phone or the infotainment system. confirm system information, and
Organize the phone book and Taking your eyes off the road too start voice recognition.
contact lists clearly and delete long or too often could cause a
crash resulting in injury or death.
Focus your attention on driving.
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i : Press to end a call, reject a Voice Recognition Bluetooth Audio Quality


call, or cancel an operation. Press If equipped, the voice recognition Turn off the Echo and Noise
to mute or unmute the infotainment system uses commands to control ca