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  1. 1. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual M In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Vehicle Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-8 Lighting Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Performance and Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-15 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29 Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Keys, Doors, and Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Storage Compartments . . . . . . . . 4-1 Audio Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11 Keys and Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Additional Storage Features . . . 4-2 Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16 Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11 Trademarks and License Vehicle Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Instruments and Controls . . . . 5-1 Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-24 Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2 Interior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Warning Lights, Gauges, and Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-8 Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1 Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Information Displays . . . . . . . . . . 5-26 Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-6 Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-35 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-7 Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 5-54 Universal Remote System . . . . 5-62
  2. 2. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual M Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . 9-1 Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 10-44 Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1 Driving Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2 Electrical System . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-46 Vehicle Identification . . . . . . . . . 12-1 Starting and Operating . . . . . . . 9-18 Wheels and Tires . . . . . . . . . . . 10-54 Vehicle Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2 Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-78 Automatic Transmission . . . . . . 9-27 Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-82 Customer Information . . . . . . . 13-1 Manual Transmission . . . . . . . . . 9-32 Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . 10-82 Customer Information . . . . . . . . 13-1 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-35 Reporting Safety Defects . . . . 13-19 Ride Control Systems . . . . . . . . 9-36 Service and Maintenance . . . 11-1 Vehicle Data Recording and Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-45 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 11-1 Privacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-20 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-48 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . 11-3 Special Application OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1 Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-54 OnStar Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1 Conversions and Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-8 Additional Maintenance OnStar Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-2 Add-Ons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-54 OnStar Additional and Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-8 Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-1 Recommended Fluids, Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 10-2 Lubricants, and Parts . . . . . . 11-12 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i-1 Vehicle Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-7 Maintenance Records . . . . . . . 11-15 Headlamp Aiming . . . . . . . . . . . 10-44
  3. 3. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Introduction iii This manual describes features that Canadian Vehicle Owners may or may not be on your specific vehicle either because they are Propriétaires Canadiens options that you did not purchase or A French language copy of this due to changes subsequent to the manual can be obtained from your printing of this owner manual. dealer or from: Please refer to the purchase The names, logos, emblems, documentation relating to your On peut obtenir un exemplaire de slogans, vehicle model names, specific vehicle to confirm each of ce guide en français auprès du and vehicle body designs appearing the features found on your vehicle. concessionnaire ou à ladresse in this manual including, but not For vehicles first sold in Canada, suivante: limited to, GM, the GM logo, substitute the name “General CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Helm, Incorporated Motors of Canada Limited” for P.O. Box 07130 Emblem, CORVETTE, CORVETTE Chevrolet Motor Division wherever GRAND SPORT, Z06, and ZR1 Detroit, MI 48207 it appears in this manual. are trademarks and/or service 1-800-551-4123 marks of General Motors LLC, its Keep this manual in the vehicle for Numéro de poste 6438 de langue subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors. quick reference. française www.helminc.com Litho in U.S.A. © Part No. 20905002 B Second Printing 2011 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) iv Introduction Using this Manual Symbols { WARNING To quickly locate information about The vehicle has components and the vehicle, use the Index in the These mean there is something labels that use symbols instead of back of the manual. It is an that could hurt you or other text. Symbols are shown along with alphabetical list of what is in the people. the text describing the operation or manual and the page number where information relating to a specific it can be found. component, control, message, Notice: This means there is gauge, or indicator. something that could result in Danger, Warnings, and property or vehicle damage. M : This symbol is shown when Cautions This would not be covered by you need to see your owner manual the vehicles warranty. for additional instructions or Warning messages found on vehicle information. labels and in this manual describe hazards and what to do to avoid or * : This symbol is shown when reduce them. you need to see a service manual for additional instructions or Danger indicates a hazard with a information. high level of risk which will result in serious injury or death. Warning or Caution indicates a A circle with a slash through it is hazard that could result in injury a safety symbol which means or death. “Do Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.”
  5. 5. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Introduction v Vehicle Symbol Chart I : Cruise Control : : Oil Pressure Here are some additional symbols B : Engine Coolant Temperature } : Power that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean. For more O : Exterior Lamps / : Remote Vehicle Start information on the symbol, refer to # : Fog Lamps > : Safety Belt Reminders the Index. . : Fuel Gauge 7 : Tire Pressure Monitor 9 : Airbag Readiness Light + : Fuses d : Traction Control/Active # : Air Conditioning 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Handling System ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) Changer M: Windshield Washer Fluid % : Audio Steering Wheel Controls ® j: LATCH System Child or OnStar Restraints $ : Brake System Warning Light *: Malfunction Indicator Lamp " : Charging System
  6. 6. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  7. 7. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) In Brief 1-1 In Brief Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13 1-14 Performance and Maintenance Traction Control Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . 1-14 System (TCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . 1-22 Instrument Panel Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16 Z06, Z16, and ZR1 Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-23 Vehicle Features Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . 1-24 Initial Drive Information Radio(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Driving for Better Fuel Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Portable Audio Devices . . . . . . 1-18 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Roadside Assistance Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . 1-19 Trunk Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 OnStar® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8 Navigation System . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20 Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8 Driver Information Memory Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Passenger Sensing Roof Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Convertible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12 Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12
  8. 8. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel
  9. 9. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) In Brief 1-3 A. Air Vents on page 8‑6. I. Hazard Warning Flashers on Q. Steering Wheel Adjustment on B. Head-Up Display Controls page 6‑4. page 5‑2. (If Equipped). See Head-Up J. Infotainment on page 7‑1. R. Horn on page 5‑4. Display (HUD) on page 5‑31. K. Dual Automatic Climate Control S. Telescopic Steering Column C. Turn and Lane-Change Lever. System on page 8‑1. Control (If Equipped). See Turn and Lane-Change L. Fuel Door Release Button. See Steering Wheel Adjustment Signals on page 6‑4. See Filling the Tank on on page 5‑2. Cruise Control on page 9‑45. page 9‑51. T. Keyless Ignition. See Ignition Fog Lamps on page 6‑5. Hatch/Trunk Release Button. Positions on page 9‑20. Exterior Lamp Controls on See “Hatch/Trunk Lid Release” U. Heated Front Seats on page 3‑8 page 6‑1. under Hatch on page 2‑11. (If Equipped). D. Manual Shift Paddles M. Instrument Panel Illumination V. Shift Lever (Automatic Shown). (If Equipped). See Automatic Control on page 6‑6. See Automatic Transmission on Transmission on page 9‑27. N. Power Folding Top Switch page 9‑27 or Manual (If Equipped). See Convertible Transmission on page 9‑32. E. Driver Information Center (DIC) on page 5‑26. Top on page 2‑24. W. Active Handling System on O. Data Link Connector (DLC) page 9‑38. F. Instrument Cluster on page 5‑9. (Out of View). See Malfunction X. Power Outlets on page 5‑6. G. Windshield Wiper/Washer on Indicator Lamp on page 5‑19. page 5‑4. Y. Selective Ride Control on P. Bluetooth Controls page 9‑43 (If Equipped). H. Driver Information Center (DIC) (If Equipped). See Bluetooth on Buttons. See Driver Information Z. Parking Brake on page 9‑36. page 7‑16. Center (DIC) on page 5‑26. Steering Wheel Controls on page 5‑3 (If Equipped).
  10. 10. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 1-4 In Brief Initial Drive Remote Keyless Entry K : Press to unlock the driver door. (RKE) System Press again within five seconds to Information unlock both doors. The RKE transmitter is used to lock This section provides a brief and unlock the doors from up to Q : Press to lock all doors. overview about some of the important features that may or may 30 m (100 ft) away from the vehicle. } : Press and hold for not be on your specific vehicle. approximately one second to open the hatch/trunk. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which L : Press to sound the horn. can be found later in this owner Press any other button on the manual. RKE transmitter to stop it. See Keys on page 2‑2 and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2‑3. Press the button (A) to remove the key. The key can be used to lock and unlock the glove box and to open the hatch/trunk lid if power to the vehicle is lost. See Hatch on page 2‑11 for more information.
  11. 11. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) In Brief 1-5 Door Locks With the RKE transmitter within Loss of Vehicle Electrical range, grip the door handle Power From the outside, press Q or K on sensor (A). See Remote Keyless the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Entry (RKE) System Operation on If the vehicle has lost battery power, transmitter. page 2‑3. the driver door can be opened manually. From the inside, use the power door lock switch (B). Inside the Vehicle Q: Press to lock the doors. K: Press to unlock the doors. To open a door from the inside, push the door latch button (C). A tone will sound when the button is pushed. See Power Door Locks on page 2‑10. A. Door Handle Sensor B. Power Door Lock Switch C. Door Latch Button Pull the door release handle.
  12. 12. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 1-6 In Brief Outside the Vehicle Trunk Release The vehicle must be in P (Park) with an automatic transmission and Neutral with a manual transmission. For manual transmission vehicles, the parking brake must be set when the engine is running for the hatch/trunk release to operate. See Parking Brake on page 9‑36. Then, pull the manual door release handle. Use the key to open the hatch/trunk. See Keys on page 2‑2.
  13. 13. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) In Brief 1-7 To release the hatch/trunk: . Push the hatch/trunk release . Use the vehicle key. See Keys button with the keyless entry on page 2‑2. transmitter within range. See For more information, see Hatch on . Press V. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) page 2‑11. . Press } on the keyless System on page 2‑3. entry transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑3.
  14. 14. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 1-8 In Brief Windows Seat Adjustment Power Lumbar and Side Bolsters Power Seats The power window switches are To adjust a power seat: A. Lumbar Support Control located on each door. . B. Side Bolster Support Control Move the seat forward or Pull up or press down on the front rearward by sliding the control To adjust the support, if equipped: of the switch to raise or lower the forward or rearward. window. . Move control (A) forward or . Raise or lower the front or rear rearward to adjust lumbar For more information, see Power part of the seat cushion by support. Windows on page 2‑18. moving the front or rear of the . Move control (B) up or down to control up or down. adjust the side bolsters. See Power Seat Adjustment on See Lumbar Adjustment on page 3‑2. page 3‑2.
  15. 15. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) In Brief 1-9 Reclining Seatbacks Heated Seats Memory Features To recline a manual seatback: 1. Lift the lever on the outboard If available, the buttons are on the On vehicles with the memory side of the seat. center stack. The ignition must be feature, the controls on the driver 2. Move the seatback to the on for this feature to work. door are used to program and recall desired position, and then L: Press to turn on the heated memory settings for the driver seat, release the lever to lock the seat at the high setting. outside mirrors, and the telescopic seatback in place. steering column. Press again to switch to the low 3. Push and pull on the seatback to setting. make sure it is locked. 9: Press to turn the system off. See Reclining Seatbacks on page 3‑3. See Heated Front Seats on page 3‑8.
  16. 16. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 1-10 In Brief Storing Memory Positions . On vehicles with a manual To save into memory: transmission, when the vehicle To save into memory: is on, the parking brake must be 1. Recall the desired driving 1. Adjust the driver seat, both set to recall a memory position. position by pressing “1.” outside mirrors, and the Press and release “1” or “2.” 2. Adjust the seat and the telescopic steering column. A single beep sounds and the telescopic steering column 2. Press and hold “1” until memory position is recalled after to the desired exit position. two beeps sound. a brief delay. 3. Press and hold B until 3. Repeat for a second driver If the vehicle is on and the two beeps sound. position using “2.” parking brake is not set, 4. Repeat for a second driver three beeps sound and the position using “2.” To recall: memory position is not recalled. . On vehicles with an automatic To recall, press and release B. See Memory Seats on page 3‑4. The vehicle must be in P (Park) for transmission, press and release “1” or “2.” an automatic transmission or the Easy Exit Driver Seat parking brake must be set for a If the vehicle is in P (Park), a This feature can move the seat manual transmission. A single beep single beep sounds and the rearward and the telescopic steering sounds. The seat and telescopic memory position is recalled after column out of the way to allow extra steering column will move to the a brief delay. room to exit the vehicle. position previously stored for the If the vehicle is not in P (Park), B : Press to save and recall the identified driver. three beeps sound and the easy exit seat position. See Memory Seats on page 3‑4. memory position is not recalled.
  17. 17. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) In Brief 1-11 . Lower Anchors and Tethers for Safety Belts Children (LATCH System) (Z06 and ZR1 Models Only) on page 3‑36 or Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) (Coupe and Convertible Models Only) on page 3‑35. United States Passenger Sensing System The passenger sensing system will turn off the front outboard passenger frontal airbag and seat‐mounted side impact airbag Canada and Mexico Refer to the following sections for under certain conditions. No other important information on how to use airbag is affected by the passenger See Passenger Sensing System on safety belts properly. sensing system. page 3‑22 for important information. . Safety Belts on page 3‑8. The passenger airbag status indicator will be visible in the . How to Wear Safety Belts rearview mirror when the vehicle Properly on page 3‑10. is started. . Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 3‑11.
  18. 18. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 1-12 In Brief Mirror Adjustment If the vehicle has the memory Steering Wheel feature, a preferred mirror position Exterior Mirrors can be stored. See Power Seat Adjustment Adjustment on page 3‑2. To fold, pull the mirror toward the vehicle. Push the mirror outward, to return it to the original position. Interior Mirror An automatic dimming rearview mirror will automatically reduce headlamp glare coming from vehicles that are traveling behind you. See Automatic Dimming Rearview The lever is located on the left side Mirror on page 2‑17. of the steering column. To adjust mirrors: To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Press } or | to select a mirror. 1. Pull the lever toward you. 2. Press the control pad to adjust 2. Move the steering wheel up the mirror. or down. 3. Return the switch to the center 3. Release the lever to lock the to deselect the mirror. steering wheel in place. See Power Mirrors on page 2‑16.
  19. 19. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) In Brief 1-13 Telescopic Steering Column The telescopic steering column Interior Light Control position can be stored with your To adjust the brightness of the memory settings. See “Memory interior lights, turn and hold the Seat, Mirrors, and Steering Wheel” instrument panel brightness control under Power Seat Adjustment on knob located on the left side of the page 3‑2 for more information. instrument panel. Push the knob in to turn the lights on or off. Interior Lighting For more information on interior Courtesy Lamps lighting, see: When any door or the hatch/trunk lid . Instrument Panel Illumination is opened, the interior lamps will go Control on page 6‑6. on, unless it is bright outside. . Entry/Exit Lighting on page 6‑6. For vehicles with this feature, the The courtesy lamps can also be telescopic steering column control turned on and off by pressing the is located on the right side of the instrument panel brightness knob. steering column. Reading Lamps To adjust the telescopic steering The inside rearview mirror includes column: two reading lamps. The lamps go on 1. Push the switch forward to move when a door is opened. When the the wheel away from you. doors are closed, press the lamp buttons to turn on each lamp. 2. Pull the switch toward you to move the wheel closer to you.
  20. 20. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 1-14 In Brief Exterior Lighting AUTO: Sets the exterior lamps to Windshield Wiper/Washer automatic mode. AUTO mode turns the exterior lamps on and off depending on how much light is available outside the vehicle. ; : Turns on the parking lamps together with the sidemarker lamps, taillamps, license plate lamps, and instrument panel lights. The windshield wiper/washer lever Exterior Lamps 5: Turns on the headlamps is located on the right side of the The exterior lamp control is located together with the parking lamps, steering column. to the left of the steering wheel, sidemarker lamps, taillamps, on the multifunction lever. license plate lamps, and instrument 1 : Use for fast wipes. O : Turn the band with this panel lights. 6 : Use for slow wipes. symbol on it to operate the exterior For more information, see: 3 : Use to set a delay between lamps. . wipes. Exterior Lamp Controls on O: Turns off all lamps. page 6‑1. x : Use for a delayed wiping cycle. Turn the intermittent adjust . Turn and Lane-Change Signals band down for a longer delay or up on page 6‑4. for a shorter delay.
  21. 21. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) In Brief 1-15 9 : Use to turn off the windshield Climate Controls wipers. With this system, the heating, cooling, and ventilation can be controlled. 8: Use for a for a single wiping cycle. For more wipes, hold the band longer. Windshield Washer: Press and hold the button at the end of the lever to spray washer fluid on the windshield. See Windshield Wiper/Washer on page 5‑4. A. Driver Temperature Control G. Fan Control B. Display H. Air Delivery Mode Control C. Passenger Temperature Control I. Defrost D. AUTO J. Rear Window Defogger E. Air Recirculation See Dual Automatic Climate Control F. Air Conditioning System on page 8‑1.
  22. 22. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 1-16 In Brief Transmission The current gear will be displayed One to Four Shift Light in the Driver Information (DIC), (Manual Transmission) Manual Paddle Shift or the Head-Up Display (HUD), (Automatic Transmission) if the vehicle has either of these features. The Manual Paddle Shift system can be deactivated by moving the shift lever from S (Sport Mode) back to D (Drive), or by holding the up‐shift paddle for more than On vehicles with a manual one second. If the shift lever was in transmission, when this light D (Drive) when the system was comes on, you can only shift activated, the transmission will from 1 (First) to 4 (Fourth) instead return to automatic shifting after of 1 (First) to 2 (Second). 10 seconds of cruising at a steady speed and no manual shifts, For more information about shifting or when the vehicle comes to for the best fuel economy, see a stop. Manual Transmission on page 9‑32. The Manual Paddle Shift system can be used in D (Drive) or The Manual Paddle Shift system S (Sport Mode). The system is will not allow either an up-shift or a activated by pushing the paddle, down-shift, if the vehicle speed is above the steering wheel spokes, too fast or too slow, nor will it to manually up-shift to the next allow a start from 4 (Fourth) or gear, or pulling on the paddle, higher gear. behind the steering wheel spokes to manually down-shift. See Manual Mode on page 9‑29.
  23. 23. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) In Brief 1-17 Vehicle Features O / e : Turn to select radio stations. Radio(s) t SEEK u: Press to seek stations. t SCAN u : Press and hold to scan stations. V : Press to change the information that shows on the display while listening to the radio. For more information about these and other radio features, see Infotainment on page 7‑1 and Operation on page 7‑2. Setting Preset Stations Up to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM, and if equipped, six XM1, and six XM2) can be programmed. Radio with CD, Six Disc Radio Similar To program presets: 1. Turn the radio on. Top Knob: Press to turn the BAND: Press to switch between system on and off. Turn to increase FM1, FM2, AM, and if equipped, 2. Press BAND to select FM1, or decrease the volume. XM1 and XM2. FM2, AM, XM1, or XM2. 3. Tune in the desired station.
  24. 24. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 1-18 In Brief 4. Press AUTO EQ to select the XM satellite radio has a wide See “Using the Auxiliary Input equalization. variety of programming and Jack” under Auxiliary Devices on 5. Press and hold one of the six commercial-free music, coast to page 7‑16. numbered pushbuttons until the coast, and in digital-quality sound. radio beeps once. A fee is required to receive the Bluetooth® 6. Repeat the steps for each XM service. For vehicles with a Bluetooth pushbutton. For more information, refer to: system, it allows users with a Bluetooth‐enabled cell phone to See Operation on page 7‑2. . www.xmradio.com or call make and receive hands-free calls 1-800-929-2100 (U.S.) using the vehicle’s audio system Setting the Clock . www.xmradio.ca or call and controls. To set the clock: 1-877-438-9677 (Canada) The Bluetooth‐enabled cell phone 1. Press and hold H until the See Satellite Radio on page 7‑7. must be paired with the Bluetooth correct hour displays. system before it can be used in the 2. Press and hold M until the Portable Audio Devices vehicle. Not all phones will support correct minute displays. all functions. For more information, This vehicle may have an auxiliary visit www.gm.com/bluetooth. See Clock on page 5‑6. input jack, located on the audio faceplate. External devices such as For more information, see Bluetooth Satellite Radio iPod®, MP3 players, etc. can be on page 7‑16. connected to the auxiliary input jack XM is a satellite radio service based using a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) input jack in the 48 contiguous United States cable. and 10 Canadian provinces.
  25. 25. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) In Brief 1-19 Steering Wheel Controls c : Press to reject an incoming Cruise Control call, or to end a call. e+/e −: Press to Increase or decrease volume. w / x : Press to change radio stations or select tracks on a CD. 1 to 6: Press to play stations that are programmed on the radio preset pushbuttons. The cruise controls are located at the end of the multifunction lever. For more information, see Steering Wheel Controls on page 5‑3. 9 : Turns the system off. R : Turns the system on. For vehicles with steering wheel S : Makes the vehicle accelerate controls, some audio controls can or resume a previously set speed. be adjusted at the steering wheel. T : Press the button at the end of bg: Press to turn on and off the the lever to set the speed. vehicle speakers. Press and hold longer than two seconds to interact See Cruise Control on page 9‑45. with the OnStar® or Bluetooth systems.
  26. 26. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 1-20 In Brief Navigation System Driver Information 2 : Press to display gauge Center (DIC) information like oil pressure and If the vehicle has a navigation temperature, coolant temperature, system, there is a separate The DIC display is located at the automatic transmission fluid navigation system manual that bottom of the instrument panel temperature (if equipped), battery includes information on the radio, cluster. It shows the status of many voltage, and front/rear tire audio players, and navigation vehicle systems and enables pressures. system. access to the personalization menu. TRIP: Press to display your total The navigation system provides and trip distance driven, the elapsed detailed maps of most major time function, your average speed, freeways and roads. After a and the engine oil life. destination has been set, the system provides turn-by-turn OPTION: Press to choose personal instructions for reaching the options that are available on your destination. In addition, the system vehicle, depending on the options can help locate a variety of points of your vehicle is equipped with, such interest (POIs), such as banks, as door locks, easy entry seats, and airports, restaurants, and more. language. See the navigation system manual RESET: Press, along with the other for more information. buttons, to reset system functions, select personal options, and turn off The DIC buttons are located on the or acknowledge messages on instrument panel to the right of the the DIC. instrument panel cluster. For more information, see Driver .4: Press to display fuel Information Center (DIC) on information such as fuel economy page 5‑26. and range.
  27. 27. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) In Brief 1-21 Vehicle Personalization Power Outlets Until you are sure you can remove the roof panel by yourself, have Some vehicle features can be The accessory power outlet can be someone help you. Once removed, programmed by using the DIC used to plug in electrical equipment, the roof panel should always be buttons located to the right of such as a cell phone or MP3 player. stored properly in the rear storage the instrument panel cluster. The accessory power outlet is compartment. The features that can be programmed include: located inside the center console For more information: storage compartment, on the . Units forward left side. . See “Storing the Roof Panel” under Roof Panel on page 2‑19. . Memory Features Remove the cover to access and replace when not in use. . See “Installing the Roof Panel” . Lighting Features under Roof Panel on page 2‑19. . Lock and Unlock Feedback See Power Outlets on page 5‑6. . Door Lock and Unlock Settings Convertible Roof Panel . Language If equipped, the convertible top can On vehicles with a removable roof be lowered and stowed under the . Personalization Name panel, there are three release tonneau cover behind the rear seat. See Vehicle Personalization on latches. Two are located on the front For step-by-step instructions, see page 5‑54. of the roof panel and the other is Convertible Top on page 2‑24. located on the back of the roof panel. See “Removing the Roof Panel” under Roof Panel on page 2‑19.
  28. 28. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 1-22 In Brief Performance and in difficult driving conditions. See Active Handling System on If the warning light comes on, stop as soon as possible and inflate the Maintenance page 9‑38. tires to the recommended pressure The vehicle may have shown on the Tire and Loading Traction Control Competitive Driving Mode Information label. See Vehicle Load System (TCS) (except ZR1), Performance Limits on page 9‑14. The warning Traction Management (Z06, ZR1), light will remain on until the tire The traction control system limits pressure is corrected. wheel spin. The system turns on and Launch Control systems automatically every time the vehicle designed to allow increased During cooler conditions, the low tire is started. performance while accelerating pressure warning light may appear and cornering. See Competitive when the vehicle is first started and . To turn off traction control, press Driving Mode on page 9‑39. then turn off. This may be an early and release the Active Handling indicator that the tire pressures are button located on the center Tire Pressure Monitor getting low and the tires need to be console. i illuminates and the inflated to the proper pressure. appropriate DIC message This vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). The TPMS does not replace normal displays. See Ride Control monthly tire maintenance. It is the System Messages on page 5‑44. driver’s responsibility to maintain . Press and release the active correct tire pressures. handling button again to turn on See Tire Pressure Monitor System traction control. on page 10‑64. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 9‑36. The TPMS warning light alerts you to a significant loss in pressure The vehicle has an Active Handling of one of the vehicles tires. System that helps maintain directional control of the vehicle
  29. 29. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) In Brief 1-23 Z06, Z16, and ZR1 Jump Starting the Battery Car Wash Guidelines Features The battery of Z06, ZR1, and Automatic car washes are not manual transmission Z16 (Grand recommended for this vehicle. Checking Engine Oil Sport) coupe models is in the rear Some car washes cause damage to Z06, ZR1, and manual transmission of the vehicle. You do not need to the vehicle, the wheels, and the Z16 (Grand Sport) coupe models access the battery for jump starting. convertible top, if the vehicle is so have a high performance dry sump There are remote positive (+) and equipped. lubrication system. This system negative (−) terminals under the If you drive the vehicle through an operates differently than a hood for this purpose. See Battery automatic car wash that does not standard engine lubrication system. on page 10‑40 and Jump Starting have enough clearance for the See Engine Oil on page 10‑14. on page 10‑78. undercarriage and/or wide rear tires You should check the oil level Brake Noise and wheels, you could damage the only after the engine has been vehicle. Verify with the manager of Under certain weather or operating the car wash that the vehicle will fit thoroughly warmed up and then conditions, occasional brake noise shut off for at least five minutes. before entering the car wash or use might be heard with the vehicles a touchless car wash. See “Washing This ensures that the oil level performance braking system. reading obtained will be accurate. Your Vehicle” under Exterior Care This brake system is designed for on page 10‑82. superior fade resistance and consistent operation using high performance brake pads. Brake noise is normal and does not affect system performance. See Braking on page 9‑4.
  30. 30. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 1-24 In Brief . Replace the vehicles tires with Engine Oil Life System Driving for Better Fuel the same TPC Spec number The engine oil life system calculates Economy molded into the tires sidewall engine oil life based on vehicle use Driving habits can affect fuel near the size. and displays a DIC message when mileage. Here are some driving tips . Follow recommended scheduled it is necessary to change the engine to get the best fuel economy maintenance. oil and filter. The oil life system possible. should be reset to 100% only Premium Fuel following an oil change. . Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly. This vehicles engine was designed Resetting the Oil Life System to use premium unleaded gasoline. . Brake gradually and avoid See Recommended Fuel on 1. Press the TRIP button so the abrupt stops. page 9‑48. OIL LIFE percentage is displayed. . Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time. Battery 2. Press RESET and hold for two seconds. OIL LIFE . When road and weather This vehicle has a maintenance free REMAINING 100% will appear. conditions are appropriate, battery. See Battery on page 10‑40 use cruise control, if equipped. and Jump Starting on page 10‑78. See Engine Oil Life System on page 10‑19. . Always follow posted speed For Z06, ZR1, and manual limits or drive more slowly when transmission Z16 (Grand Sport) conditions require. coupe models the battery is . Keep vehicle tires properly located in the rear hatch/trunk inflated. area. Access to the battery is not necessary to jump start the . Combine several trips into a vehicle. There are positive (+) and single trip. negative (−) terminals in the engine compartment.
  31. 31. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (25,1) In Brief 1-25 Roadside Assistance Online Owner Center OnStar® (U.S. and Canada) Program If equipped, this vehicle has a The Online Owner Center is a comprehensive, in-vehicle system U.S.: 1-800-243-8872 complimentary service that includes that can connect to a live Advisor TTY Users (U.S.): 1-888-889-2438 online service reminders, vehicle for Emergency, Security, Navigation, maintenance tips, online owner Connection, and Diagnostic Canada: 1-800-268-6800 manual, special privileges, Services. See OnStar Overview on Mexico: 01-800-466-0800 and more. page 14‑1 for more information. As the owner of a new Chevrolet, Sign up today at: you are automatically enrolled in the U.S.: chevrolet.com (click on Roadside Assistance program. “Owners,” then “Manage My See Roadside Assistance Program Chevrolet/Owners Login”) (U.S. and Canada) on page 13‑8 Canada: chevroletowner.ca or Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico) on page 13‑10. Roadside Assistance and OnStar (U.S. and Canada) If you have an active OnStar subscription, press the Q button and the current GPS location will be sent to an OnStar advisor who will assess your problem, contact Roadside Assistance, and relay your exact location to get the help you need.
  32. 32. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (26,1) 1-26 In Brief 2 NOTES
  33. 33. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-1 Keys, Doors, and Doors Hatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11 Interior Mirrors Automatic Dimming Rearview Windows Vehicle Security Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Windows Anti-theft Alarm System . . . . . . 2-14 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Keys and Locks Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-15 Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . 2-15 Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Exterior Mirrors Roof Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Roof Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Convertible Top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-24 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . 2-10 Automatic Dimming Mirror . . . 2-17 Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11
  34. 34. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2-2 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks the hatch/trunk lid if power to the vehicle is lost. See Hatch on page 2‑11 for more information. Keys { WARNING Leaving children in a vehicle with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is dangerous for many reasons; children or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The windows will function with the RKE transmitter in the vehicle Press the button (A) near the bottom and they could be seriously of the RKE transmitter to remove injured or killed if caught in the the key. Never pull the key out path of a closing window. Do not without pressing the button. leave the RKE transmitter in a This vehicle has a keyless access vehicle with children. system with pushbutton start. See Ignition Positions on page 9‑20 for information on starting the The key located inside the RKE vehicle. transmitter can be used to lock and unlock the glove box and to open
  35. 35. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-3 Notice: If you ever lose your Remote Keyless Entry Remote Keyless Entry transmitter(s) and/or key, it could be difficult to get into your (RKE) System (RKE) System Operation vehicle. You may even have to See Radio Frequency Statement on The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) damage your vehicle to get in. page 13‑21 for information transmitter functions work up to Be sure you have a spare regarding Part 15 of the Federal 30 m (100 ft) away from the vehicle. transmitter and/or key. Communications Commission (FCC) There are other conditions that If locked out of the vehicle, contact rules and Industry Canada can affect the performance of the Roadside Assistance. See Roadside Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310. transmitter. See Remote Keyless Assistance Program (U.S. and If there is a decrease in the RKE Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑3. Canada) on page 13‑8 or Roadside operating range: The vehicle comes with Assistance Program (Mexico) on . Check the distance. two transmitters. Each transmitter page 13‑10. The transmitter may be too will have a number on top of it, With an active OnStar subscription, far from the vehicle. “1” or “2.” These numbers an OnStar Advisor may remotely correspond to the driver of . Check the location. Other unlock the vehicle. See OnStar the vehicle. For example, the vehicles or objects may be Overview on page 14‑1. memory seat position for driver 1 blocking the signal. will be recalled when using the . Check the transmitters battery. transmitter labeled “1,” if enabled See “Battery Replacement” later through the DIC. See Memory in this section. Seats on page 3‑4 and Vehicle . If the transmitter is still not Personalization on page 5‑54 for working correctly, see your more information. dealer or a qualified technician for service.
  36. 36. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 2-4 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keyless Unlocking plate to open the trunk if the K (Unlock): Press once to unlock Press the door handle sensor to RKE transmitter is within range. only the driver door. Press K twice unlock and open the doors if the See Hatch on page 2‑11 for within five seconds to unlock both RKE transmitter is within range. additional information. doors. The interior lamps may See Door Locks on page 2‑8 and come on. “Passive Door Unlock” under Vehicle Personalization on Pressing K also recalls the memory page 5‑54 for additional information. settings. See Memory Seats on page 3‑4 for more information. Keyless Locking } (Hatch/Trunk): Press and The doors lock after several hold for about one second to unlock seconds if all doors are closed and the hatch/trunk. If the engine is at least one RKE transmitter has running, the shift lever must be been removed from the interior of in P (Park) for an automatic the vehicle. To customize whether transmission. For a manual the doors automatically lock when transmission, the shift lever must exiting the vehicle, see “Passive be in N (Neutral) with the parking Door Locking” under Vehicle This vehicle comes with two brake set. Personalization on page 5‑54 for transmitters. additional information. L (Panic): Press to sound the Q (Lock): Press once to lock the horn. Press any other button on the Keyless Trunk Opening doors. When Q is pressed twice, RKE transmitter to stop it. Press the hatch/trunk release the lights flash and the horn sounds button located on the rear of the to confirm locking. hatch/trunk lid above the license
  37. 37. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-5 Programming Transmitters to 3. Insert the vehicle key into the 8. A beep sounds when the Vehicle key cylinder located above the programming is complete. license plate. The DIC displays READY FOR Only RKE transmitters programmed #3 or 4, or MAXIMUM NUMBER to this vehicle will work. If a 4. Open the hatch/trunk. OF FOBS LEARNED. transmitter is lost or stolen, a 5. Turn the key five times within replacement can be purchased and five seconds. 9. To program additional programmed through your dealer. transmitters, repeat Step 7. The vehicle can be reprogrammed 6. The DIC displays READY FOR Press Acc. on the ignition switch so that lost or stolen transmitters FOB #2, 3 or 4. if programming is complete. no longer work. Each vehicle can 10. Press K on each newly have up to four transmitters programmed transmitter to programmed to it. complete the process. Programming with a Recognized Transmitter A new transmitter can be programmed to the vehicle when there is one recognized transmitter. For vehicles sold in Canada, two recognized transmitters are required to program a new transmitter. 1. The vehicle must be off. 7. Place the new transmitter in 2. Both the recognized and new the glove box transmitter pocket transmitters must be with you. with the buttons facing the passenger side.
  38. 38. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 2-6 Keys, Doors, and Windows Programming without a 1. The vehicle must be off. 5. Turn the key five times within Recognized Transmitter five seconds. This procedure requires three 6. The DIC message displays 10-minute cycles to complete the OFF-ACCESSORY TO programming process. United LEARN. States owners are permitted to 7. Press Acc. on the ignition program a new transmitter to switch. their vehicle when a recognized transmitter is not available. 8. The DIC reads WAIT The Canadian immobilizer 10 MINUTES and counts standard requires that Canadian down to zero. owners see their dealer for 9. The DIC displays programming new transmitters OFF-ACCESSORY TO when two recognized transmitters LEARN again. are not available. 2. Place the new transmitter in 10. Press Acc. on the ignition the glove box transmitter pocket switch. with the buttons facing the passenger side. 11. Steps 8, 9, and 10 will be repeated two more times. 3. Insert the vehicle key into the key cylinder located above the 12. A beep sounds and the DIC license plate. reads READY FOR FOB #1. All previously known 4. Open the hatch/trunk. transmitter programming has been erased.
  39. 39. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-7 13. A beep sounds once Starting the Vehicle with a programming in complete. Low Transmitter Battery The DIC displays READY FOR FOB #2. If the transmitter battery is weak, the DIC may display NO FOBS To program additional DETECTED when trying to start the transmitters, take transmitter 1 vehicle. To start the vehicle, place out of the transmitter pocket the transmitter in the glove box and place transmitter 2 in the transmitter pocket with the buttons pocket. Up to four transmitters facing the passenger side. Then, can be programmed. The DIC with the vehicle in P (Park) for an then displays MAXIMUM automatic transmission, press the NUMBER OF FOBS LEARNED brake pedal and /. If the vehicle and exits the 1. Separate the transmitter with a has a manual transmission, press flat, thin object inserted into the programming mode. the clutch and /. Replace the slot on the side or back of the Press Acc. on the ignition transmitter battery as soon as transmitter. switch to complete the process. possible. Change the transmitter 2. Remove the old battery. Do not 14. Press Acc. on the ignition battery if the DIC displays FOB use a metal object. switch if programming is BATTERY LOW. complete. 3. Insert the new battery, positive Battery Replacement side facing down. Replace with a 15. Press K on each newly Notice: When replacing the CR2032 or equivalent battery. programmed transmitter to battery, do not touch any of the complete the process. 4. Reassemble the transmitter. circuitry on the transmitter. Static from your body could damage the transmitter.
  40. 40. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 2-8 Keys, Doors, and Windows Door Locks WARNING (Continued) { WARNING . Young children who get into unlocked vehicles may be Unlocked doors can be unable to get out. A child can dangerous. be overcome by extreme heat . Passengers — especially and can suffer permanent children — can easily open injuries or even death from the doors and fall out of a heat stroke. Always lock moving vehicle. When a door your vehicle whenever you is locked it will not open. leave it. You increase the chance of A. Door Handle Sensor being thrown out of the . Outsiders can easily enter vehicle in a crash if the doors through an unlocked door B. Power Door Lock Switch are not locked. So, wear when you slow down or stop your vehicle. Locking your C. Door Latch Button safety belts properly and lock the doors whenever you doors can help prevent this With the RKE transmitter within drive. from happening. range, grip the door handle (Continued) sensor (A). See Remote Keyless From the outside, press Q or " on Entry (RKE) System Operation on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) page 2‑3. When the passenger door transmitter. is opened first, the driver door will also unlock. From the inside, use the power door lock switch (B). See Power Door Locks on page 2‑10.
  41. 41. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-9 To open a door from the inside, push the door latch button (C). A tone will sound when the button is pushed. If the vehicle has lost battery power, the driver door can be opened manually. . From outside the vehicle, use Then, pull the manual door the key to open the hatch/trunk. release handle. See Keys on page 2‑2. . From inside the vehicle, pull the door release handle.
  42. 42. Chevrolet Corvette Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 2-10 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks Q (Lock): Press to lock the doors. Automatic Door Unlock When pressed, a beep sounds. The vehicle is programmed so If the door is closed when pressed, that when the shift lever is the indicator light comes on for a moved into P (Park) for automatic few seconds, then turns off. If the transmission vehicles or when door is open when pressed, the the ignition is turned off or is in indicator light stays on. Retained Accessory Power (RAP) for manual transmission vehicles, Automatic Door Locks both doors will unlock. The vehicle is programmed so that With the vehicle stopped and the when the doors are closed, the engine running, door unlocking ignition is on, and the shift lever is can be programmed through the moved out of P (Park) for automatic Driver Information Center (DIC). There is an indicator light on the transmissions, or when vehicle This allows the driver to rear of the door near the window. speed becomes faster than 13 km/h choose various unlock settings. For programming information, K (Unlock): Press to unlock the (8 mph) for manual transmissions, see Vehicle Personalization on doors. both doors will lock. page 5‑54. When pressed, a beep sounds. Use the power door unlock switch If the door is closed, the indicator to unlock the door when the light flashes twice. If the door is vehicle is not in P (Park). When the open, the indicator light flashes. door is closed again, the doors will lock either when your foot is removed from the brake or the vehicle speed becomes faster than 13 km/h (8 mph).

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