Chevrolet 2007 Automobile User Manual

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Chevrolet 2007 Automobile User Manual

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2007 Chevrolet Equinox Owner ManualSeats and Restraint Systems ....................... 7Front Seats .............................................. 8Rear Seats ............................................. 17Safety Belts ............................................ 19Child Restraints ...................................... 43Airbag System ........................................ 72Restraint System Check......................... 90Features and Controls ................................ 93Keys ......

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Tires .....................................................Appearance Care ..................................Vehicle Identification .............................Electrical System ..................................Capacities and Specifications ................382417427428434Maintenance Schedule .............................. 435Maintenance Schedule .......................... 4362Customer Assistance Information ............. 455Customer Assistance and Information ... 456Reporting Safety Defects ..

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This manual describes features that may beavailable in this model, but your vehicle may notbe have all of them. For example, more thanone entertainment system may be offered or yourvehicle may have been ordered without a frontpassenger or rear seats.GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem,CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem, and thename EQUINOX are registered trademarks ofGeneral Motors Corporation.This manual includes the latest information atthe time it was printed. We reserve the rightto make changes a

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How to Use This ManualMany people read the owner manual frombeginning to end when they first receive their newvehicle. If this is done, it can help you learnabout the features and controls for the vehicle.Pictures and words work together in theowner manual to explain things.IndexA good place to quickly locate information aboutthe vehicle is the Index in the back of the manual.It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manualand the page number where it can be found.Safety Warnings and SymbolsT

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Vehicle Damage WarningsVehicle SymbolsAlso, in this manual you will find these notices:The vehicle has components and labels that usesymbols instead of text. Symbols are shown alongwith the text describing the operation or informationrelating to a specific component, control, message,gage, or indicator.Notice: These mean there is somethingthat could damage your vehicle.A notice tells about something that can damagethe vehicle. Many times, this damage would not becovered by your vehicle’s warra

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These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle:6

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Section 1Seats and Restraint SystemsFront Seats ..................................................... 8Manual Seats ................................................ 8Driver Seat Height Adjuster ........................... 9Power Seat ................................................... 9Manual Lumbar ........................................... 10Heated Seats .............................................. 10Manual Reclining Seatbacks ........................ 11Head Restraints .....................

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Front SeatsManual Seats{CAUTION:You can lose control of the vehicle ifyou try to adjust a manual driver’s seatwhile the vehicle is moving. The suddenmovement could startle and confuse you,or make you push a pedal when you donot want to. Adjust the driver’s seat onlywhen the vehicle is not moving.8Lift the bar located under the front of the seat tounlock it. Slide the seat to where you want itand release the bar. Try to move the seat withyour body to be sure the seat is locked in place.

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Driver Seat Height AdjusterPower SeatIf your vehicle has a manual driver seat heightadjuster, it is located on the outboard side ofthe seat near the front of the seat cushion.To raise the seat, move the lever upwardrepeatedly until the seat is at the desired height.To lower the seat, move the lever downwardrepeatedly until the seat is at the desired height.If the vehicle has a power seat, the control usedto operate it is located on the outboard side of thedriver’s seat. To adjust the seat do a

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Manual LumbarHeated SeatsIf your vehicle has thisfeature, the knob islocated on the front ofthe driver seat lowercushion on theinboard side.Turn the knob clockwise or counterclockwise toincrease or decrease the lumbar support.If your vehicle hasheated seats, theswitches are located onthe center console of theinstrument panel abovethe shift lever.The ignition must be on for the heated seatsto operate.Press the switch, nearest to the seat, once to turnthe heated seat on to the high setting. Bothin

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Manual Reclining Seatbacks{CAUTION:You can lose control of the vehicle ifyou try to adjust a manual driver’s seatwhile the vehicle is moving. The suddenmovement could startle and confuse you,or make you push a pedal when you donot want to. Adjust the driver’s seat onlywhen the vehicle is not moving.Driver’s Seat with Manual Recline andManual Height Adjuster shown{CAUTION:If the seatback is not locked, it couldmove forward in a sudden stop or crash.That could cause injury to the personsitti

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Passenger Seat with Folding SeatbackOption shownTo adjust the seatback on the front passenger’sseat, lift the lever on the outboard side of the seatand move the seatback to the desired position.Then release the lever to lock the seatbackin place. If your front passenger’s seat is a flatfolding seat, you must fully raise the lever todisengage the seatback.12

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{CAUTION:Sitting in a reclined position when yourvehicle is in motion can be dangerous.Even if you buckle up, your safety beltscannot do their job when you are reclinedlike this.The shoulder belt cannot do its jobbecause it will not be against your body.Instead, it will be in front of you. In acrash, you could go into it, receiving neckor other injuries.The lap belt cannot do its job either. In acrash, the belt could go up over yourabdomen. The belt forces would be there,not at your pelvic bones

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Pull the head restraint upto raise it. To lower thehead restraint, press thebutton, located on thetop of the seatback, andpush the restraint down.Passenger Folding SeatbackThe front passenger’s seatback may fold flat.{CAUTION:If you fold the seatback forward to carrylonger objects, such as skis, be sure anysuch cargo is not near an airbag. In acrash, an inflating airbag might force thatobject toward a person. This could causesevere injury or even death. Secure objectsaway from the area in whic

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{CAUTION:Things you put on this seatback canstrike and injure people in a sudden stopor turn, or in a crash. Remove or secureall items before driving.To fold the seatback, do the following:1. Lower the head restraint all the way.2. Lift the bar under the front of the seat tounlock it. Slide the seat as far back as itwill go and release the bar. Try to move theseat back and forth to make sure it islocked into place.3. Lift the recliner lever, located on the outboardside of the seat, up fully and

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{CAUTION:If the seatback is not locked, it couldmove forward in a sudden stop or crash.That could cause injury to the personsitting there. Always push and pull on theseatback to be sure it is locked.3. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure itis locked in place.4. Continue to fold the seat forward until it locksin the folded position.5. Pull up on the seatback to be sure it islocked.To raise the seatback, do the following:1. Lift the recliner lever, located on the outboardside of the seat, u

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Rear Seats{CAUTION:Split Folding Rear SeatThe rear split bench seatbacks havethree available positions — folded forward,upright, or partially reclined. Both of the seatbackscan be moved to any of the three positionsindependent of the other seatback position.The rear bench seat can also be moved forwardand rearward.{CAUTION:If the seatback is not locked, it couldmove forward in a sudden stop or crash.That could cause injury to the personsitting there. Always push and pull on theseatback to be s

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To recline the seatback, do the following:1. Lift and hold the lever located on top of theseatback.2. Tilt the seatback rearward, then release thelever when the seatback is in the desiredposition.To slide the entire seat forward or rearward, dothe following:1. Lift and hold the release bar located under thefront of the seat cushion to unlock the seat.2. Slide the seat to the desired position.2. Lift the lever located on the top of theseatback to release the seatback.3. Fold the seatback forward

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Safety Belts{CAUTION:Safety Belts: They Are for EveryoneThis part of the manual tells you how to usesafety belts properly. It also tells you some thingsyou should not do with safety belts.{CAUTION:Do not let anyone ride where he or shecannot wear a safety belt properly. If youare in a crash and you are not wearing asafety belt, your injuries can be muchworse. You can hit things inside thevehicle or be ejected from it. You can beseriously injured or killed. In the samecrash, you might not be, if

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In most states and in all Canadian provinces,the law says to wear safety belts. Here iswhy: They work.You never know if you will be in a crash. If youdo have a crash, you do not know if it will be abad one.Why Safety Belts WorkWhen you ride in or on anything, you go as fastas it goes.A few crashes are mild, and some crashes canbe so serious that even buckled up, a personwould not survive. But most crashes are inbetween. In many of them, people who buckle upcan survive and sometimes walk away. Wi

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