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2012 Chevy Cruze Owner's Manual Baltimore, Maryland
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2012 Chevy Cruze Owner's Manual Baltimore, Maryland

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  • 1. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual M In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1 Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Storage Compartments . . . . . . . . 4-1 Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1 Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Additional Storage Features . . . 4-2 Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-6 Vehicle Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 Performance and Instruments and Controls . . . . 5-1 Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . 9-1 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2 Driving Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2 Warning Lights, Gauges, and Starting and Operating . . . . . . . 9-15 Keys, Doors, and Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-7 Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Information Displays . . . . . . . . . . 5-22 Automatic Transmission . . . . . . 9-28 Keys and Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-27 Manual Transmission . . . . . . . . . 9-32 Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 5-33 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-34 Vehicle Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Ride Control Systems . . . . . . . . 9-36 Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-39 Interior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Object Detection Systems . . . . 9-41 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21 Lighting Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-47 Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Conversions and Add-Ons . . . 9-54 Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11 Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Audio Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-17 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-23 Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18 Trademarks and License Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32 Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-34
  • 2. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual M Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-1 Service and Maintenance . . . 11-1 Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 10-2 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 11-1 Vehicle Identification . . . . . . . . . 12-1 Vehicle Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-4 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . 11-3 Vehicle Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2 Headlamp Aiming . . . . . . . . . . . 10-27 Special Application Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 10-28 Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-8 Customer Information . . . . . . . 13-1 Electrical System . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-33 Additional Maintenance Customer Information . . . . . . . . 13-1 Wheels and Tires . . . . . . . . . . . 10-40 and Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-8 Reporting Safety Defects . . . . 13-12 Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-78 Recommended Fluids, Vehicle Data Recording and Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-81 Lubricants, and Parts . . . . . . 11-12 Privacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-14 Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . 10-84 Maintenance Records . . . . . . . 11-15 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i-1
  • 3. Chevrolet Cruze 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, and specific vehicle to confirm each of ce guide en français auprès du vehicle body designs appearing in the features found on your vehicle. concessionnaire ou à ladresse this manual including, but not limited For vehicles first sold in Canada, suivante: to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, substitute the name “General the CHEVROLET Emblem, and Helm, Incorporated Motors of Canada Limited” for P.O. Box 07130 CRUZE are trademarks and/or Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it service marks of General Motors Detroit, MI 48207 appears in this manual. LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, 1-800-551-4123 or licensors. Keep this manual in the vehicle for Numéro de poste 6438 de langue quick reference. française www.helminc.com Litho in U.S.A. © Part No. 20935335 B Second Printing 2011 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  • 4. Chevrolet Cruze 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. This M : This symbol is shown when Cautions would not be covered by the you need to see your owner manual 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 a hazard that could result in injury or safety symbol which means “Do death. Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.”
  • 5. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Introduction v Vehicle Symbol Chart I : Cruise Control }: Power Here are some additional symbols B : Engine Coolant Temperature /: Remote Vehicle Start that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean. For more O : Exterior Lamps >: Safety Belt Reminders information on the symbol, refer to # : Fog Lamps 7: Tire Pressure Monitor the Index. . : Fuel Gauge d: Traction Control/StabiliTrak® 9 : Airbag Readiness Light + : Fuses M: Windshield Washer Fluid # : Air Conditioning 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) Changer % : Audio Steering Wheel Controls ® j : LATCH System Child or OnStar Restraints $ : Brake System Warning Light *: Malfunction Indicator Lamp " : Charging System :: Oil Pressure
  • 6. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  • 7. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) In Brief 1-1 In Brief Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12 Performance and Maintenance Traction Control Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . 1-13 System (TCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 Instrument Panel Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 StabiliTrak® System . . . . . . . . . 1-20 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . 1-20 Instrument Panel Overview . . . . 1-2 Tire Sealant and Vehicle Features Compressor Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20 Initial Drive Information Radio(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . 1-21 Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16 Driving for Better Fuel Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Portable Audio Devices . . . . . . 1-17 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Roadside Assistance Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . 1-17 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 OnStar® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Navigation System . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Driver Information Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 1-9 Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Ultrasonic Parking Assist . . . . 1-19 Passenger Sensing Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
  • 8. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel Instrument Panel Overview
  • 9. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) In Brief 1-3 A. Exterior Lamp Controls on I. Infotainment on page 7‑1. T. Ignition Switch or Keyless page 6‑1. Satellite Radio on page 7‑13 (If Ignition Button (If Equipped). Front Fog Lamps on page 6‑5 Equipped). See Ignition Positions (Key (If Equipped). Access) on page 9‑15 or J. Infotainment Display Screen. Ignition Positions (Keyless Instrument Panel Illumination K. Instrument Panel Storage on Access) on page 9‑18. Control on page 6‑5. page 4‑1. U. Driver Knee Airbag. See Where B. Air Vents on page 8‑6. L. Light Sensor. See Automatic Are the Airbags? on page 3‑20. C. Headlamp High/Low-Beam Headlamp System on page 6‑4. V. Power Door Locks on Changer on page 6‑2. M. Passenger Airbag. See Where page 2‑12. Turn and Lane‐Change Lever. Are the Airbags? on page 3‑20. W. Hazard Warning Flashers on See Turn and Lane-Change N. Hood Release. See Hood on page 6‑4. Signals on page 6‑4. page 10‑4. X. Shift Lever. See Automatic Driver Information Center (DIC) O. Data Link Connector (DLC) Transmission on page 9‑28 or Buttons. See Driver Information (Out of View). See Malfunction Manual Transmission on Center (DIC) on page 5‑22. Indicator Lamp on page 5‑13. page 9‑32. D. Instrument Cluster on page 5‑8. P. Instrument Panel Fuse Block on Y. Traction Control System (TCS) E. Horn on page 5‑3. page 10‑38. on page 9‑36. F. Driver Information Center (DIC) Q. Cruise Control on page 9‑39. StabiliTrak® System on on page 5‑22. page 9‑37. R. Steering Wheel Adjustment on G. Steering Wheel Controls on page 5‑2. page 5‑2. S. Driver Airbag. See Where Are H. Windshield Wiper/Washer on the Airbags? on page 3‑20. page 5‑3.
  • 10. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 1-4 In Brief Z. Climate Control Systems on Initial Drive page 8‑1 (If Equipped). Automatic Climate Control Information System on page 8‑3 This section provides a brief (If Equipped). overview about some of the Heated Front Seats on page 3‑6 important features that may or may (If Equipped). not be on your specific vehicle. AA. Passenger Airbag Status For more detailed information, refer Indicator on page 5‑12. to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual. AB. Passenger Knee Airbag. See Where Are the Airbags? on Remote Keyless Entry page 3‑20. RKE Transmitter with Remote (RKE) System Start Shown The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Press the key release button to transmitter will work up to 20 m extend the key blade. The key can (65 ft) away from the vehicle. be used for the ignition and all locks. Press K to unlock the driver door or all doors. Press Q to lock all doors. Lock and unlock feedback can be personalized. See Vehicle Personalization on page 5‑33.
  • 11. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) In Brief 1-5 Press and hold V briefly to open Starting the Vehicle Canceling a Remote Start the trunk. 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the To cancel a remote start, do one of Press and hold 7 briefly to locate vehicle. the following: the vehicle. 2. Press and release Q. . Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle and press and Press and hold 7 for at least 3. Immediately after completing hold / until the parking lamps two seconds to sound the panic Step 2, press and hold / until turn off. alarm. the turn signal lamps flash, or for about two seconds if the vehicle . Turn on the hazard warning Press 7 again to cancel the panic flashers. is not in view. alarm. When the engine starts, the parking . Turn the vehicle on and then off. See Keys on page 2‑2 and Remote lamps will turn on and remain on as See Remote Vehicle Start on Keyless Entry (RKE) System long as the engine is running. The page 2‑9. Operation on page 2‑4. doors will be locked and the climate control system may come on. Door Locks Remote Vehicle Start The engine will continue to run for To lock or unlock the vehicle from For vehicles with this feature, the 10 minutes. Repeat the steps for a engine can be started from outside outside, use the Remote Keyless 10-minute time extension. Remote Entry (RKE) transmitter or the key. the vehicle. start can be extended only once. From inside the vehicle, use the power door lock switch. See Door Locks on page 2‑11.
  • 12. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 1-6 In Brief Power Door Locks Seat Adjustment Manual Front Seats Press o { to activate the safety locks on the rear doors. The The power door lock switch is on indicator light comes on when the instrument panel. activated. To adjust a manual seat: K: Press to unlock the doors. The rear door power windows are also disabled. 1. Pull the handle at the front of Q: Press to lock the doors. the seat. See Power Door Locks on Press o { again to deactivate the 2. Slide the seat to the desired page 2‑12. lockout switch. position and release the handle. Safety Locks If the indicator light flashes, the 3. Try to move the seat back and feature may not be working properly. forth to be sure it is locked in The rear door safety locks prevent passengers from opening the rear See Safety Locks on page 2‑12. place. doors from inside the vehicle.
  • 13. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) In Brief 1-7 Seat Height Adjuster Seat Cushion Tilt Feature Reclining Seatbacks Six-Way Manual Seat Shown, If available, move the lever up or Four-Way Similar To recline the seatback: down to manually raise or lower 1. Lift the lever. the seat. If available, move the lever up or down to raise or lower the front of 2. Move the seatback to the the seat cushion. desired position, then release the lever to lock the seatback in place. 3. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.
  • 14. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 1-8 In Brief To return the seatback to an upright Power Driver Seat . Raise or lower the front part of position: the seat cushion by moving the front of the control up or down. 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the . Raise or lower the entire seat by seatback, and the seatback moving the rear of the control up returns to the upright position. or down. 2. Push and pull on the seatback to See Power Seat Adjustment on make sure it is locked. page 3‑4. See Reclining Seatbacks on Rear Seats page 3‑5. The rear seatbacks can be folded. For detailed instructions, see Rear Seats on page 3‑7. To adjust a power driver seat, if equipped: . Move the seat forward or rearward by sliding the control forward or rearward.
  • 15. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) In Brief 1-9 Heated Seats Press the control once for the Safety Belts highest setting. With each press of the control, the heated seat will change to the next lower setting, and then the off setting. Three lights indicate the highest setting and one light the lowest. See Heated Front Seats on page 3‑6 for more information. Head Restraint Adjustment Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and On vehicles with heated front seats, Refer to the following sections for adjusted properly. the controls are on the center important information on how to use console. The engine must be To achieve a comfortable seating safety belts properly: running to operate the heated seats. position, change the seatback . Safety Belts on page 3‑9. recline angle as little as necessary Press L or M to heat the driver or while keeping the seat and the . How to Wear Safety Belts passenger seat cushion and head restraint height in the proper Properly on page 3‑10. seatback. position. . Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 3‑11. For more information see Head . Lower Anchors and Tethers for Restraints on page 3‑2 and Seat Children (LATCH System) on Adjustment on page 3‑3. page 3‑39.
  • 16. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 1-10 In Brief Passenger Sensing The passenger airbag status 2. Move the control to adjust the indicator will be visible on the mirror. System instrument panel when the vehicle 3. Turn the selector switch to the is started. See Passenger Airbag O position to deselect the mirror. Status Indicator on page 5‑12. See Power Mirrors on page 2‑17. Mirror Adjustment If the vehicle has heated mirrors, see Heated Mirrors on page 2‑17. Exterior United States Canada The passenger sensing system turns off the front outboard passenger frontal airbag and knee airbag under certain conditions. No Vehicles with a manual mirror other airbag is affected by the Controls for the outside power adjustment have controls next to passenger sensing system. See mirrors are on the driver door. each mirror. Passenger Sensing System on 1. Turn the selector switch to page 3‑25 for important information. See Manual Mirrors on page 2‑16. L (Left) or R (Right) to choose the driver or passenger mirror.
  • 17. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) In Brief 1-11 Interior Steering Wheel Interior Lighting Adjust the inside rearview mirror by Adjustment Dome Lamps moving it up and down or side to side. Adjust the mirror to avoid glare from the headlamps behind you. Push the tab forward for daytime use and pull it for nighttime use. See Manual Rearview Mirror on page 2‑17. The vehicle may have an automatic dimming inside rearview mirror. Automatic dimming reduces the glare of lights from behind the vehicle. The dimming feature and indicator light come on each time the vehicle is started. To adjust the steering wheel: The dome lamp controls are located See Automatic Dimming Rearview 1. Pull the lever (A) down. in the headliner. Mirror on page 2‑17. 2. Move the steering wheel up (: Press to turn the lamps off, or down. even when a door is open. 3. Pull or push the steering wheel H : Press to turn the lamps on closer or away from you. automatically when a door is opened. 4. Push the lever (A) up to lock the steering wheel in place. : Press to turn on the dome lamps. Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving.
  • 18. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 1-12 In Brief Reading Lamps Instrument Panel Illumination Exterior Lighting Control The reading lamps are located in The exterior lamp control is located the overhead console. This feature controls the brightness to the left of the steering column on # or $ : Press the button near of the instrument panel controls and the instrument panel. each lamp to turn it on or off. infotainment display screen. The thumbwheel is located to the left O : Briefly turn to this position to of the steering column on the turn the automatic lamp control off instrument panel. or on again. D: Turn the thumbwheel up or AUTO: Turns the headlamps on down and hold, to brighten or dim automatically at normal brightness, the instrument panel controls and together with the parking lamps, infotainment display screen. taillamps, license plate lamps, sidemarker lamps, and instrument panel lights. ; : Turns on the parking lamps, taillamps, license plate lamps, sidemarker lamps, and instrument panel lights.
  • 19. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) In Brief 1-13 5 : Turns on the headlamps, Windshield Wiper/Washer parking lamps, taillamps, license plate lamps, sidemarker lamps, and instrument panel lights. A warning chime sounds if the driver door is opened when the ignition switch is off and the headlamps are on. # : For vehicles with fog lamps, 3: Move the lever to 3 , then press to turn the lamps on or off. turn the band up for more frequent The windshield wiper lever is wipes or down for less frequent For more information, see: on the right side of the steering wipes. column. With the ignition in ACC/ . Exterior Lamp Controls on ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, move 9 : Use to turn the windshield page 6‑1. the windshield wiper lever to select wipers off. . Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) the wiper speed. 3 : Briefly move the wiper lever on page 6‑3. 2: Use for fast wipes. down for a single wipe or hold down . Front Fog Lamps on page 6‑5. for several wipes. 1: Use for slow wipes. Windshield Washer Pull the windshield wiper lever toward you to spray windshield washer fluid and activate the wipers. See Windshield Wiper/Washer on page 5‑3.
  • 20. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 1-14 In Brief Climate Controls G. Rear Window Defogger G. Rear Window Defogger The heating, cooling, defrosting, and H. Defog H. Recirculation ventilation for the vehicle can be I. Defrost I. Defog controlled with these systems. Vehicles with Air Conditioning J. Air Conditioning Vehicles without Air Conditioning K. Defrost Automatic Climate Control System A. Temperature Control A. Temperature Control B. Bi-level Air Mode B. Bi-level Air Mode C. Floor Air Mode A. Temperature Control C. Floor Air Mode D. Vent Air Mode B. Rear Window Defogger D. Vent Air Mode E. Fan Control C. AUTO (Automatic Operation) E. Fan Control F. Driver and Passenger Heated D. Defrost F. Driver and Passenger Heated Seats (If Equipped) Seats (If Equipped) E. Fan Control
  • 21. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) In Brief 1-15 F. Driver and Passenger Heated Electronic Range Select (ERS) Vehicle Features Seats (If Equipped) allows for the selection of a range of gears. G. Power Radio(s) H. Recirculation See Manual Mode on page 9‑30. O : Press to turn the system I. MODE (Air Delivery Mode) Up‐Shift Light on and off. Turn to increase or decrease the volume. J. AQS (Air Quality Sensor) BAND: Press to choose between K. Air Conditioning FM, AM, or XM™, if equipped. See Climate Control Systems on MENU: Turn to select radio page 8‑1 or Automatic Climate stations. Press to select a menu. Control System on page 8‑3 (If Equipped). g: Press to seek the previous If the vehicle has a manual station or track. Transmission transmission, it will have an up-shift l : Press to seek the next station light that indicates when to shift to or track. Manual Mode the next higher gear for the best fuel economy. Buttons 1 to 6: Press to save and Driver Shift Control (DSC) allows select favorite stations. the automatic transmission to be See Manual Transmission on shifted similar to a manual page 9‑32. INFO: Press to show available transmission. information about the current station or track. For more information about these and other radio features, see Operation on page 7‑6.
  • 22. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 1-16 In Brief Storing a Favorite Station 3. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL Satellite Radio knob to adjust the highlighted Stations from all bands can be Vehicles with an XM™ satellite number. stored in the favorite lists in any radio tuner and a valid XM satellite order. Up to six stations can be 4. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL radio subscription can receive XM stored in each favorite page and the knob to select the next number. programming. number of available favorite pages 5. To save the time and return to can be set. the Time Settings menu, press XM Satellite Radio Service To store the station to a position in the BACK button at any time or XM is a satellite radio service based the list, press the corresponding press the MENU or MENU/SEL in the 48 contiguous United States numeric button 1 to 6 until a beep is knob after adjusting the minutes. and 10 Canadian provinces. XM heard. satellite radio has a wide variety of Setting the 12/24 Hour Format programming and commercial-free For more information, see “Storing a music, coast to coast, and in 1. Press the CONFIG button and Station as a Favorite” in AM-FM digital-quality sound. A fee is select Time Settings. Radio on page 7‑11. required to receive the XM service. 2. Highlight 12/24 Hour Format. Setting the Clock For more information refer to: 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Adjusting the Time knob to select the 12 hour or . www.xmradio.com or call The clock menu can be only be 24 hour display format. 1-800-929-2100 (U.S.). used with the radio on while in See Clock on page 5‑5. . www.xmradio.ca or call ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY. 1-877-438-9677 (Canada). 1. Press the CONFIG button and For more information, see Satellite select Time Settings. Radio on page 7‑13. 2. Select Set Time.
  • 23. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) In Brief 1-17 Portable Audio Devices See Bluetooth (Overview) on systems. See Bluetooth (Overview) page 7‑23 or Bluetooth on page 7‑23 or Bluetooth Some vehicles have a 3.5 mm (Infotainment Controls) on (Infotainment Controls) on (1/8 in) auxiliary input and a USB page 7‑25 or Bluetooth (Voice page 7‑25 or Bluetooth (Voice port located in the center console. Recognition) on page 7‑28. Recognition) on page 7‑28, the External devices such as iPods®, OnStar Owner’s Guide, or the laptop computers, MP3 players, CD Steering Wheel Controls separate navigation manual for changers, and USB drives may be more information. connected, depending on the audio system. $ / i : Press to silence the vehicle speakers only. Press again For more information, see Auxiliary to turn the sound on. For vehicles Devices on page 7‑20. with OnStar or Bluetooth systems, press to reject an incoming call, Bluetooth® or to end a current call. The Bluetooth system allows users _ SRC ^ : Turn to select an audio with a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone source. to make and receive hands-free calls using the vehicle audio system Turn _ or ^ to select the next or and controls. previous favorite radio station, CD, or MP3 track. The Bluetooth-enabled cell phone must be paired with the in-vehicle For vehicles with audio steering + x −: Press + to increase the Bluetooth system before it can be wheel controls, some audio controls volume. Press − to decrease the used in the vehicle. Not all phones can be adjusted at the steering volume. will support all functions. wheel. For more information, see Steering b/g: For vehicles with a Wheel Controls on page 5‑2. Bluetooth, OnStar, or navigation system, press to interact with those
  • 24. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 1-18 In Brief Cruise Control *: Press to disengage cruise Driver Information control without erasing the set Center (DIC) speed from memory. The DIC display is located in the See Cruise Control on page 9‑39. center of the instrument panel cluster. It shows the status of many Navigation System vehicle systems. The controls for If the vehicle has a navigation the DIC are located on the turn system, there is a separate signal lever. navigation system manual that includes information on the radio, audio players, and navigation system. The navigation system provides For vehicles with cruise control: detailed maps of most major freeways and roads. After a 1 : Press to turn the cruise control destination has been set, the A. SET/CLR: Press to set or system on and off. system provides turn-by-turn clear the menu item when it is RES/+: Move the thumbwheel up to instructions for reaching the displayed. resume a previously set speed or to destination. In addition, the system B. w / x : Use the thumbwheel accelerate. can help locate a variety of points to scroll through the items in of interest (POIs), such as banks, each menu. SET/−: Move the thumbwheel down airports, restaurants, and more. to set a speed or to make the vehicle decelerate. See the navigation system manual for more information.
  • 25. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) In Brief 1-19 C. MENU: Press to display the Keep the sensors on the vehicles Performance and Trip/Fuel menu and the Vehicle rear bumper clean to ensure proper Information menu. This button is operation. Maintenance also used to return to or exit the See Ultrasonic Parking Assist on last screen displayed on page 9‑41 for more information. Traction Control the DIC. System (TCS) For more information, see Driver Power Outlets The traction control system limits Information Center (DIC) on page 5‑22. The accessory power outlets can be wheel spin. The system is on when used to plug in electrical equipment, the vehicle is started. such as a cell phone or MP3 player. Ultrasonic Parking Assist . To turn off traction control, press If available, Ultrasonic Rear Parking There is one accessory power outlet and release g located on the located on the center floor console Assist (URPA) system uses sensors console. i illuminates and the and one on the rear of the center on the rear bumper to assist with appropriate DIC message floor console. These outlets are parking and avoiding objects while displays. See Vehicle Messages powered when the key is in ON/ in R (Reverse). It operates at (Canada Uplevel and United RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, or until speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). States) on page 5‑27 or Vehicle the driver door is opened within URPA uses audible beeps to Messages (Canada Base Level) 10 minutes of turning off the vehicle. provide distance and system on page 5‑27. See Retained Accessory Power information. (RAP) on page 9‑23. . Press and release g again to See Power Outlets on page 5‑5. turn traction control back on. For more information, see Traction Control System (TCS) on page 9‑36.
  • 26. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 1-20 In Brief StabiliTrak® System Tire Pressure Monitor indicator that the tire pressures are getting low and the tires need to be The StabiliTrak system assists with This vehicle may have a Tire inflated to the proper pressure. directional control of the vehicle in Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). difficult driving conditions. The The TPMS does not replace normal system is on when the vehicle is monthly tire maintenance. It is the started. driver’s responsibility to maintain correct tire pressures. . To turn off both Traction Control and StabiliTrak, press and See Tire Pressure Monitor System on page 10‑48. hold g until g and i illuminate and the appropriate DIC message displays. See Vehicle The TPMS warning light alerts you Tire Sealant and Messages (Canada Uplevel and to a significant loss in pressure of Compressor Kit United States) on page 5‑27 or one of the vehicles tires. If the warning light comes on, stop as This vehicle may come with a spare Vehicle Messages (Canada tire and tire changing equipment or Base Level) on page 5‑27. soon as possible and inflate the tires to the recommended pressure a tire sealant and compressor kit. . Press g again to turn on both shown on the Tire and Loading The kit can be used to temporarily systems. Information label. See Vehicle Load seal small punctures in the tread Limits on page 9‑10. The warning area of the tire. For more information, see light will remain on until the tire See Tire Sealant and Compressor StabiliTrak® System on page 9‑37. pressure is corrected. Kit on page 10‑62 for complete During cooler conditions, the low tire operating information. pressure warning light may appear If the vehicle came with a spare tire when the vehicle is first started and and tire changing equipment, see If then turn off. This may be an early a Tire Goes Flat on page 10‑60.
  • 27. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) In Brief 1-21 . Avoid idling the engine for long Engine Oil Life System 2. Press the SET button to reset periods of time. the oil life at 100%. When The engine oil life system calculates prompted, use the thumbwheel . When road and weather engine oil life based on vehicle use to highlight YES or NO. Press conditions are appropriate, use and displays the CHANGE ENGINE the SET/CLEAR button to cruise control. OIL SOON DIC message or Code confirm. 82 DIC message when it is . Always follow posted speed necessary to change the engine oil Be careful not to reset the oil life limits or drive more slowly when and filter. display accidentally at any time conditions require. other than after the oil is changed. Remember, the Oil Life display It cannot be reset accurately. . Keep vehicle tires properly must be reset after each oil change. inflated. It will not reset itself. Also, be See Engine Oil Life System on page 10‑11. . Combine several trips into a careful not to reset the Oil Life single trip. display accidentally at any time other than when the oil has just Driving for Better Fuel . Replace the vehicles tires with been changed. It cannot be reset Economy the same TPC Spec number accurately until the next oil change. molded into the tires sidewall To reset the engine oil life system Driving habits can affect fuel near the size. press the SET button while the Oil mileage. Here are some driving . Follow recommended scheduled Life display is active. tips to get the best fuel economy maintenance. possible. Resetting the Oil Life System . Avoid fast starts and accelerate 1. Using the DIC MENU button and smoothly. thumbwheel, scroll until you . Brake gradually and avoid reach REMAINING OIL LIFE on abrupt stops. the DIC (: % for Canada).
  • 28. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 1-22 In Brief Roadside Assistance Online Owner Center Advisors to provide a wide range of safety, security, navigation, Program The Online Owner Center is a diagnostics, and calling services. complimentary service that includes U.S.: 1-800-243-8872 online service reminders, vehicle Automatic Crash Response TTY Users: 1-888-889-2438 maintenance tips, online owner manual, special privileges, In a crash, built‐in sensors Canada: 1-800-268-6800 automatically alert an OnStar and more. As the owner of a new Chevrolet, Advisor who is immediately Sign up today at: connected to the vehicle to see if you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance program. U.S.: chevrolet.com (click on you need help. “Owners,” then “Manage My How OnStar Service Works See Roadside Assistance Program Chevrolet/Owners Login”) on page 13‑5 for more information. Q : Push this blue button to Canada: chevroletowner.ca connect to a specially trained Roadside Assistance and OnStar OnStar Advisor to verify your If you have an active OnStar OnStar® account information and to answer subscription, press the Q button questions. and the current GPS location will be sent to an OnStar advisor who will ] : Push this red emergency button to get priority help from assess your problem, contact specially trained OnStar Emergency Roadside Assistance, and relay Advisors. your exact location to get the help you need. X : Push this button for hands‐free, voice‐activated calling and to give For vehicles with an active OnStar voice commands for Hands‐Free subscription, OnStar uses several Calling and Turn‐by‐Turn innovative technologies and live Navigation.
  • 29. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) In Brief 1-23 Automatic Crash Response, OnStar service requires wireless OnStar service may not work if the Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, communication networks and the OnStar equipment is not properly Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Vehicle Global Positioning System (GPS) installed or you have not maintained Diagnostics, Remote Door Unlock, satellite network. Not all OnStar it even if the vehicle is in good Roadside Assistance, Turn‐by‐Turn services are available everywhere working order and in compliance Navigation, and Hands‐Free Calling or on all vehicles at all times. with all government regulations. are available on most vehicles. Not OnStar service cannot work unless If you try to add, connect, or modify all OnStar services are available on the vehicle is in a place where any equipment or software in the all vehicles. For more information, OnStar has an agreement with a vehicle, OnStar service may not see the OnStar Owners Guide; wireless service provider for service work. Other problems beyond visit www.onstar.com (U.S.) or in that area, and the wireless OnStars control may prevent www.onstar.ca (Canada); contact service provider has coverage, service to you, such as hills, tall OnStar at 1-888-4-ONSTAR network capacity, reception, and buildings, tunnels, weather, (1‐888‐466‐7827) or TTY technology compatible with OnStars electrical system design and 1‐877‐248‐2080; or push service. Service involving location architecture of the vehicle, damage the Q button to speak with an information about the vehicle cannot to important parts of the vehicle in a OnStar Advisor 24 hours a day, work unless GPS signals are crash, or wireless phone network seven days a week. available, unobstructed, and congestion or jamming. For a full description of OnStar compatible with the OnStar See Radio Frequency Statement on services and system limitations, see hardware. The vehicle must have page 13‑15 for information the OnStar Owners Guide in the a working electrical system and regarding Part 15 of the Federal glove box. adequate battery power for the Communications Commission (FCC) OnStar equipment to operate. rules and Industry Canada OnStar service is subject to the Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310. OnStar Terms and Conditions included in the OnStar Glove Box Kit.
  • 30. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 1-24 In Brief OnStar Steering Wheel Your Responsibility Controls Increase the volume of the radio This vehicle may have Talk/Mute if the OnStar Advisor cannot be buttons that can be used to interact heard. with OnStar Hands-Free calling. If the light next to the OnStar See Steering Wheel Controls on buttons is red, the system may not page 5‑2 for more information. be functioning properly. Push Q On some vehicles, the Talk/Mute and request a vehicle diagnostic. buttons can be used to dial phone If the light appears clear (no light extensions. See the OnStar Owners appears), your OnStar subscription Guide for more information. has expired and all services have been deactivated. Push Q to confirm that the OnStar equipment is active.
  • 31. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-1 Keys, Doors, and Doors Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . . . 2-17 Windows Vehicle Security Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Vehicle Alarm System . . . . . . . 2-14 Windows Keys and Locks Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-15 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . 2-15 Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Exterior Mirrors Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Roof System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 Manual Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21 Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11 Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12 Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . 2-12 Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12
  • 32. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2-2 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks { WARNING Keys Leaving children in a vehicle with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) { WARNING transmitter is dangerous for many reasons; children or others could Leaving children in a vehicle with be badly injured or even killed. the ignition key is dangerous for They could operate the power many reasons. Children or others windows or other controls or even could be badly injured or even make the vehicle move. The killed. They could operate the windows will function with the power windows or other controls RKE transmitter in the vehicle The key that is part of the Remote or even make the vehicle move. and they could be seriously Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter The windows will function with the injured or killed if caught in the can be used for the ignition and all keys in the ignition and children path of a closing window. Do not locks if the vehicle is a key access could be seriously injured or killed leave the RKE transmitter in a vehicle. If the vehicle has the if caught in the path of a closing vehicle with children. keyless ignition, the key can be window. Do not leave the keys in used for the locks. a vehicle with children.
  • 33. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-3 If the vehicle has an ignition and it Remote Keyless Entry becomes difficult to turn the key, inspect the key blade for debris. (RKE) System Periodically clean with a brush See Radio Frequency Statement on or pick. page 13‑15 for information See your dealer if a new key is regarding Part 15 of the Federal needed. Communications Commission (FCC) rules and Industry Canada If locked out of the vehicle, see Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310. Roadside Assistance Program on page 13‑5. If there is a decrease in the RKE operating range: With an active OnStar subscription, an OnStar Advisor may remotely . Check the distance. The Press the button on the RKE transmitter may be too far from transmitter to extend the key. Press unlock the vehicle. See OnStar® on page 1‑22. the vehicle. the button and the key blade to retract the key. . Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may be blocking the signal. . Check the transmitters battery. See “Battery Replacement” later in this section.
  • 34. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 2-4 Keys, Doors, and Windows . If the transmitter is still not If the passenger door is open working correctly, see your when Q is pressed, all doors lock. dealer or a qualified technician for service. Pressing Q may also arm the theft-deterrent system. See Vehicle Remote Keyless Entry Alarm System on page 2‑14. (RKE) System Operation K (Unlock): Press to unlock the The transmitter functions will work driver door or all doors. See “Door up to 20 m (65 ft) away from the Unlock Options” under Vehicle vehicle. On vehicles with remote Personalization on page 5‑33. start the distance will be greater. The turn signal indicators may flash Keep in mind that other conditions, and/or the horn may sound to such as those previously stated, Q (Lock): Press to lock all doors. indicate unlocking. See “Unlock can impact the performance of the Feedback” under Vehicle transmitter. The turn signal indicators may flash Personalization on page 5‑33. and/or the horn may sound to indicate locking. See “Locking Pressing K will disarm the Feedback” under Vehicle theft-deterrent system. See Vehicle Personalization on page 5‑33. Alarm System on page 2‑14. If the driver door is open when Q is V (Remote Trunk Release): pressed, all doors lock except the Press and hold briefly to open the driver door, if enabled through the trunk. vehicle personalization.
  • 35. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-5 7 (Vehicle Locator/Panic Keyless Access Operation To customize which doors unlock Alarm): Press and hold briefly to when the driver door is opened, Some vehicles have a keyless locate the vehicle. The exterior see “Door Unlock Options” under access system that lets you lock lamps flash and the horn chirps. Vehicle Personalization on and unlock the doors and access page 5‑33. Press and hold 7 for at least the trunk without removing the RKE two seconds to sound the panic transmitter from your pocket, purse, Keyless Locking alarm. The horn sounds and the briefcase, etc. The RKE transmitter If the vehicle has the keyless turn signals flash for 30 seconds, should be within 1 m (3 ft) of the access system, this feature allows door or trunk being opened. If the or until 7 is pressed again or the vehicle has this feature, there will be you to select whether the doors vehicle is started. automatically lock during normal a body colored touch pad on the vehicle exit. When the vehicle is / (Remote Vehicle Start): outside front door handles. turned off and all doors become For vehicles with this feature, Keyless Unlocking closed, the vehicle will determine press Q and then press and how many keyless access With the RKE transmitter within hold / within five seconds to 1 m (3 ft), approach the front door transmitters remain in the vehicles start the engine from outside the interior. If at least one keyless and pull the handle to unlock and vehicle using the RKE transmitter. access transmitter has been open the door. If the transmitter is See Remote Vehicle Start on removed from the interior of the recognized, the door will unlock page 2‑9 for additional information. vehicle, the doors will lock after and open. eight seconds. The buttons on the keys are Entering any door other than the disabled when there is a key in the driver door will always cause all of ignition, if equipped. the doors to unlock. This is not customizable.
  • 36. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 2-6 Keys, Doors, and Windows If there are two keyless access door handle. This feature will be Programming with a Recognized transmitters in the vehicle and available for several minutes after Transmitter (Keyless Access one is removed, the other will be the vehicle has been turned off. Vehicles Only) locked in. A person approaching A new transmitter can be the outside of the locked vehicle Keyless Trunk Opening programmed to the vehicle when without an authorized keyless Lift up on the touch pad located there is one recognized transmitter. access transmitter will not be able above the license plate to open the To program, the vehicle must be to open the door, even with the trunk if the RKE transmitter is within off and all of the transmitters, both transmitter in the vehicle. range. currently recognized and new, must Lock Sensor Programming Transmitters to be with you. the Vehicle Only RKE transmitters programmed to the vehicle will work. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a replacement can be purchased and programmed through your dealer. The vehicle can be reprogrammed so that lost or stolen transmitters no longer work. Any remaining transmitters will need to be reprogrammed. Each vehicle can have up to five transmitters matched to it. When all doors are closed and the 1. Remove the plastic trim piece ignition is off, the vehicle can be from the small storage area next locked by pressing this area on the to the accessory power outlet towards the front of the console, to access the transmitter slot.
  • 37. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-7 Push the button on the When all additional transmitters The Driver Information Center recognized transmitter to extend are programmed, press and (DIC) displays REMOTE LEARN the key blade. Insert the key hold the ignition for 10 seconds PENDING, PLEASE WAIT. blade into the transmitter slot. to exit programming mode. 2. Wait for 10 minutes until the DIC 2. Insert the vehicle key of the Replace the plastic trim piece displays PRESS ENGINE new transmitter into the key lock from the small storage area. START BUTTON TO LEARN cylinder located on the outside Programming without a and then press the ignition. of the driver door and turn the Recognized Transmitter (Keyless The DIC displays will again key to the unlock position five Access Vehicles Only) show REMOTE LEARN times within 10 seconds. PENDING, PLEASE WAIT. If there are no currently recognized The Driver Information Center transmitters available, follow this 3. Repeat Step 2 two additional (DIC) displays READY FOR procedure to program up to five times. After the third time all REMOTE #2, 3, 4 or 5. transmitters. This feature is not previously known transmitters 3. Remove the recognized key and available in Canada. This procedure will no longer work with the place the new transmitter into will take approximately 30 minutes vehicle. Remaining transmitters the transmitter slot. to complete. The vehicle must be off can be relearned during the next and all of the transmitters you wish steps. 4. Press the ignition. When the to program must be with you. transmitter is learned, the DIC The DIC display should will show that it is ready to 1. Insert the vehicle key of the now show READY FOR program the next transmitter. transmitter into the key lock REMOTE # 1. cylinder located on the outside 5. Remove the transmitter from the of the driver door and turn the transmitter pocket and press K. key to the unlock position five times within 10 seconds. To program additional transmitters, repeat Steps 3 through 5.
  • 38. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 2-8 Keys, Doors, and Windows 5. Press the ignition. When the transmitter is learned the DIC will show that it is ready to program the next transmitter. 6. Remove the transmitter from the transmitter slot and press K. To program additional transmitters, repeat Steps 4 through 6. When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and 4. Remove the plastic trim piece hold the ignition for 10 seconds To start the vehicle: from the small storage area to exit programming mode. 1. Remove the plastic trim piece next to the accessory power Replace the plastic trim piece from the small storage area next outlet towards the front of the from the small storage area. to the accessory power outlet console, to access the towards the front of the console, transmitter slot. Push the Starting the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter Battery to access the transmitter slot. button on the recognized transmitter to extend the key If the transmitter battery is weak, 2. Push the button on the blade. Insert the key blade into the DIC may display NO REMOTE recognized transmitter to extend the transmitter slot. DETECTED when you try to start the key blade. Insert the key the vehicle. The REPLACE blade into the transmitter slot. BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY message may also be displayed at this time.
  • 39. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-9 3. With the vehicle in P (Park) or Remote Vehicle Start N (Neutral), press the brake pedal and the ignition button. The vehicle may have this feature See Starting the Engine on that allows you to start the engine page 9‑20 for additional from outside the vehicle. information about the vehicles / (Remote Vehicle Start): keyless ignition with pushbutton This button will be on the RKE start. transmitter if the vehicle has remote Replace the transmitter battery start. as soon as possible. Vehicles with an automatic climate control system will default to a Battery Replacement heating or cooling mode depending Replace the battery if the REPLACE 2. Remove the battery cover by on the outside temperature during BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY prying it with a finger. a remote start. A vehicle without message displays in the DIC. See automatic climate control will default 3. Remove the battery by pushing “Replace Battery in Remote Key” to the last used heating or cooling on the battery and sliding it under Key and Lock Messages on mode. Once the key is turned to toward the key blade. page 5‑30. ON/RUN, the climate control system 4. Insert the new battery, positive will turn on at the setting the vehicle The battery is not rechargeable. To side facing up. Push the battery was last set to. If the vehicle has replace the battery: down until it is held in place. heated seats, they may come on 1. Push the button on the Replace with a CR2032 or during a remote start. See Heated transmitter to extend the key equivalent battery. Front Seats on page 3‑6 for more blade. information. 5. Snap the battery cover back on to the transmitter.
  • 40. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 2-10 Keys, Doors, and Windows Laws in some local communities When the engine starts, the parking The vehicles ignition must be may restrict the use of remote lamps will turn on and remain on as turned on and then back off before starters. For example, some laws long as the engine is running. The the remote start procedure can be require a person using remote doors will be locked and the climate used again. start to have the vehicle in view. control system may come on. Check local regulations for any Canceling a Remote Start The engine will continue to run for requirements. 10 minutes. Repeat the steps for a To cancel a remote start, do one of Other conditions can affect the 10-minute time extension. Remote the following: performance of the transmitter. start can be extended only once. . Aim the RKE transmitter at the See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Start the vehicle before driving. vehicle and press and hold / System on page 2‑3 for additional until the parking lamps turn off. information. Extending Engine Run Time . Turn on the hazard warning Starting the Vehicle For a 10-minute extension, repeat flashers. Steps 1– 3 while the engine is still To start the engine using the remote running. The remote start can be . Turn the vehicle on and then off. start feature: extended once. Conditions in Which Remote Start 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the When the remote start is extended, Will Not Work vehicle. the second 10 minutes will start The remote vehicle start feature will 2. Press and release Q. immediately. not operate if: 3. Immediately after completing For example, if the engine has been . The key is in the ignition (key running for five minutes, and access) or if the key is in the Step 2, press and hold / until 10 minutes are added, the engine vehicle (keyless access). the turn signal lamps flash, or for will run for a total of 15 minutes. about two seconds if the vehicle . The hood is not closed. is not in view. A maximum of two remote starts, or a single start with an extension, . The hazard warning flashers is allowed between ignition cycles. are on.
  • 41. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-11 . The malfunction indicator lamp To lock or unlock a door from is on. WARNING (Continued) outside the vehicle, use the Remote . The engine coolant temperature Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. should wear safety belts From inside the vehicle, use the is too high. properly and the doors power door lock switch or the . The oil pressure is low. should be locked whenever manual lock knob. Pushing down the vehicle is driven. the manual lock knob on the driver . Two remote vehicle starts, or a single remote start with an . Young children who get into door will lock all doors. extension, have already unlocked vehicles may be The doors can also be unlocked been used. unable to get out. A child can from the inside by pulling the door be overcome by extreme heat handle. Pulling the door handle . The vehicle is not in P (Park). and can suffer permanent again unlatches the door. injuries or even death from Door Locks heat stroke. Always lock the vehicle whenever leaving it. { WARNING . Outsiders can easily enter Unlocked doors can be through an unlocked door dangerous. when slowing or stopping the vehicle. Lock the doors to . Passengers, especially help prevent this from children, can easily open happening. the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. The chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in a crash is increased if the doors are not locked. So, all passengers (Continued)
  • 42. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 2-12 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks Automatic Door Locks Automatic Door Lock The doors are programmed to automatically lock when the shift lever is moved out of P (Park). The automatic door lock feature cannot be disabled. Automatic Door Unlock The doors will automatically unlock when the shift lever is moved into P (Park). Press o { to activate the safety locks on the rear doors. The See Vehicle Personalization on The power door lock switch is on indicator light comes on when page 5‑33. the instrument panel. activated. Q (Lock): Press to lock the doors. Safety Locks The rear door power windows are also disabled. K (Unlock): Press to unlock the The rear door safety locks prevent doors. passengers from opening the rear Press o { again to deactivate the doors from inside the vehicle. lockout switch. If the indicator light flashes, the feature may not be working properly.
  • 43. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-13 Doors Remote Trunk Release WARNING (Continued) Trunk . Adjust the climate control system to a setting that { WARNING brings in only outside air and set the fan speed to the Exhaust gases can enter the highest setting. See “Climate vehicle if it is driven with the Control Systems” in the liftgate, trunk/hatch open, or with Index. any objects that pass through the . If the vehicle has a power seal between the body and the liftgate, disable the power trunk/hatch or liftgate. Engine liftgate function. exhaust contains carbon For more information about monoxide (CO) which cannot be carbon monoxide, see Engine To open the trunk from outside the seen or smelled. It can cause Exhaust on page 9‑26. unconsciousness and even death. vehicle, press the V button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) If the vehicle must be driven with transmitter, or by pressing the touch the liftgate, or trunk/hatch open: pad above the license plate when . Close all of the windows. the doors are unlocked. . Fully open the air outlets on If the engine is running, the doors or under the instrument must be unlocked. Vehicles with an panel. automatic transmission must be in P (Park), vehicles with a manual (Continued) transmission must have the park brake applied.
  • 44. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 2-14 Keys, Doors, and Windows Emergency Trunk Release Vehicle Security Handle This vehicle has theft-deterrent Notice: Do not use the features; however, they do not make emergency trunk release handle it impossible to steal. as a tie-down or anchor point when securing items in the trunk Vehicle Alarm System as it could damage the handle. The emergency trunk release This vehicle has a theft alarm handle is only intended to aid a system. person trapped in a latched trunk, enabling them to open the trunk Arming the System from the inside. To arm the system, use the power There is an emergency trunk door lock switch or the RKE release handle located inside the transmitter to lock the vehicle while trunk on the trunk lid. The release exiting with the vehicle turned off. handle can be accessed by folding The alarm arms after about the rear seatback. See Rear Seats 30 seconds after all the doors on page 3‑7. Pull the release handle have been closed. to open the trunk from the inside. Press Q again and the system arms immediately. The security light, located in the center of the instrument panel, will flash slowly.
  • 45. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-15 Disarming the System Immobilizer Operation To disarm the system press K on This vehicle has a passive the RKE transmitter. theft-deterrent system. Turning off the System Alarm The system does not have to be manually armed or disarmed. If there is an attempt to open the The security light, located in the doors, trunk, or hood without first The vehicle is automatically immobilized when the key is instrument panel cluster, comes on pressing K on the transmitter, the removed from the ignition. if there is a problem with arming or system alarm will be activated. disarming the theft-deterrent The exterior lamps will flash and The system is automatically system. the horn will sound for about disarmed when the vehicle is started with the correct key. The When trying to start the vehicle, the 30 seconds. key uses a transponder that security light comes on briefly when To turn off the system alarm matches an immobilizer control unit the ignition is turned on. press K on the RKE transmitter. in the vehicle and automatically If the engine does not start and the disarms the system. Only an security light stays on, there is a Immobilizer authorized key starts the vehicle. problem with the system. Turn the The vehicle may not start if the key ignition off and try again. See Radio Frequency Statement on is damaged. page 13‑15 for information regarding Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and Industry Canada Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310.
  • 46. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 2-16 Keys, Doors, and Windows If the engine still does not start, and Exterior Mirrors Manual Mirrors the key appears to be undamaged or the light continues to stay on, try another ignition key. If the engine Convex Mirrors does not start with the other key, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle { WARNING does start, the first key may be damaged. See your dealer who can A convex mirror can make things, service the theft-deterrent system like other vehicles, look farther and have a new key made. away than they really are. If you cut too sharply into the right lane, Do not leave the key or device that disarms or deactivates the you could hit a vehicle on the theft-deterrent system in the vehicle. right. Check the inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. Vehicles with a manual mirror adjustment have controls next to The passenger side mirror is convex each mirror. shaped. A convex mirrors surface is curved so more can be seen from Adjust the inside rearview mirror by the driver seat. moving it up and down or side to side. Adjust the mirror to avoid glare from the headlamps behind you. Push the tab forward for daytime use and pull it for nighttime use.
  • 47. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-17 Power Mirrors Folding Mirrors Interior Mirrors Manual Foldaway Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror The vehicle has manual folding mirrors. These mirrors can be folded Hold the mirror in the center to inward to prevent damage when move it for a clearer view of behind going through an automatic car your vehicle. Adjust the mirror to wash. To fold, pull the mirror toward avoid glare from the headlamps the vehicle. Push the mirror outward behind you. Push the tab at the to return it to the original position. bottom of the mirror forward for daytime use and pull it for Heated Mirrors nighttime use. The vehicle may have heated Automatic Dimming mirrors. Controls for the outside power Rearview Mirror mirrors are located on the = (Rear Window Defogger): Press to heat the outside rearview The vehicle may have an automatic driver door. dimming inside rearview mirror. mirrors. See “Rear Window To adjust the mirror: Defogger” under Automatic Climate Automatic dimming reduces the Control System on page 8‑3 for glare from the headlamps of the 1. Turn the selector switch to vehicle behind you. The dimming L (Left) or R (Right) to choose more information. feature and the indicator light come the driver or passenger mirror. on each time the vehicle is started. 2. Move the control to adjust the mirror. 3. Turn the selector switch to the O position to deselect the mirror.
  • 48. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 2-18 Keys, Doors, and Windows Vehicles with OnStar have three Windows control buttons located at the bottom of the mirror. See your dealer for more information about { WARNING OnStar and how to subscribe to it. See the OnStar Owners Guide for Leaving children, helpless adults, more information about the services or pets in a vehicle with the OnStar provides. windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by Cleaning the Mirror the extreme heat and suffer Do not spray glass cleaner directly permanent injuries or even death on the mirror. Use a soft towel from heat stroke. Never leave a dampened with water. child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with The vehicle aerodynamics are designed to improve fuel economy the windows closed in warm or performance. This may result in a hot weather. pulsing sound when a window is partially open. To reduce the sound, open another window or the sunroof (if equipped).
  • 49. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-19 Power Windows Express Window Operation This vehicle may have windows with { WARNING an express-up or down feature. This feature allows the window to be Leaving children in a vehicle with lowered or raised without holding the keys is dangerous for many the switch. Passenger side and rear reasons. Children or others could windows only have express-down. be badly injured or even killed. Pull a window switch up or push They could operate the power it down all the way, release it, windows or other controls or even and the window goes down or up make the vehicle move. The automatically. Stop the window by windows will function and they pushing or pulling the switch. could be seriously injured or killed Push the switch down to open the window. Pull the front of the switch Obstacle Detection Feature if caught in the path of a closing window. Do not leave keys in a up to close it. If equipped with express-up, and an vehicle with children. The switches work when the ignition object is in the path of the window is in ON/RUN, ACC/ACCESSORY, when closing, the window will stop When there are children in the at the obstruction and auto-reverse or in Retained Accessory Power rear seat use the window lockout to a preset factory position. Weather (RAP). See Retained Accessory button to prevent unintentional conditions such as severe cold and/ Power (RAP) on page 9‑23. operation of the windows. or ice may also cause the window to auto-reverse. The window will return to normal operation once the obstruction or condition is removed.
  • 50. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 2-20 Keys, Doors, and Windows If conditions prevent the window To program each front window, Window Lockout from closing and the window follow these steps: continues to auto-reverse, it is 1. With the ignition in ACC/ possible to close the window with ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, the ignition in ON/RUN by holding or when Retained Accessory the window switch in the partially or Power (RAP) is active, close all fully pulled up position. Release of doors. the switch from the partially pulled up position will cause the window to 2. Press and hold the power stop. Release of the switch from the window switch until the window fully pulled up position will activate is fully open. the express-up and related obstacle 3. Pull the power window switch up detection features. until the window is fully closed. Programming the Power 4. Continue holding the switch up Windows for approximately two seconds This feature prevents the rear after the window is completely passenger windows from operating, If the battery on the vehicle has closed. except from the driver position. been recharged or disconnected, or is not working, the windows will The window is now reprogrammed. Press o { to activate the rear need to be reprogrammed for the Repeat the process for the other window lockout. The LED light (A) express-up feature to work. Before windows. comes on when activated. reprogramming, replace or recharge the vehicles battery. The rear door locks are also disabled. Press o { again to deactivate the lockout. If the LED light flashes, the feature may not be working properly.
  • 51. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-21 Overload Feature Roof To open or close the sunroof, press the open or close sunroof switch (A) If the windows are operated to the first detent position. repeatedly in short intervals, the Sunroof window operation is disabled for a To express open or close the short time. sunroof with the safety function enabled, press the open or close Sun Visors sunroof switch (A) to the second detent position and release. To stop the movement, press the switch again. To automatically tilt or close the sunroof, press the tilt open or close sunroof switch (B). If an object is in the path of the sunroof while it is closing, the anti-pinch feature will detect the On vehicles with a sunroof, the object and stop the sunroof. Pull the sun visor down to block switches are on the overhead glare. Detach the sun visor from the The sunroof glass panel cannot be console. opened or closed if the vehicle has center mount to pivot to the side window, or to extend along the rod, The sunroof only operates when an electrical failure. if available. the ignition is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY or in Retained Accessory Power (RAP). See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 9‑23 for more information.
  • 52. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 2-22 Keys, Doors, and Windows Periodically open the sunroof and Safety Function remove any obstacles or loose If the sunroof has any resistance debris. Wipe the sunroof seal and during automatic closing, it will roof sealing area using a clean immediately stop and reverse. cloth, mild soap, and water. Do not remove grease from the sunroof. To override the safety function, press and hold the close sunroof Sunshade switch. The sunroof closes without The sunshade is manually operated. the safety function. To stop the Dirt and debris may collect on the Close or open the sunshade by movement, release the switch. sunroof seal or in the track. This sliding. When the sunroof is could cause an issue with sunroof opened, the sunshade is operation, noise, or plugging within always open. the water drainage system.
  • 53. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Seats and Restraints 3-1 Seats and Safety System Check . . . . . . . . 3-16 Safety Belt Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-17 Child Restraints Older Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32 Restraints Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash . . . . . . . . . 3-17 Infants and Young Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-34 Child Restraint Systems . . . . . 3-36 Airbag System Where to Put the Restraint . . . 3-38 Head Restraints Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18 Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Lower Anchors and Tethers Where Are the Airbags? . . . . . 3-20 for Children (LATCH Front Seats When Should an Airbag System) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-39 Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Inflate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-21 Replacing LATCH System Power Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . 3-4 What Makes an Airbag Parts After a Crash . . . . . . . . . 3-46 Reclining Seatbacks . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Inflate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22 Securing Child Restraints Heated Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6 How Does an Airbag (Rear Seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-47 Restrain? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Securing Child Restraints Rear Seats What Will You See after an (Front Passenger Seat) . . . . 3-49 Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Airbag Inflates? . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Passenger Sensing Safety Belts System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-25 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Servicing the Airbag-Equipped How to Wear Safety Belts Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30 Properly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10 Adding Equipment to the Lap-Shoulder Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11 Airbag-Equipped Vehicle . . . 3-30 Safety Belt Use During Airbag System Check . . . . . . . . 3-31 Pregnancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-16 Replacing Airbag System Safety Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . 3-16 Parts after a Crash . . . . . . . . . 3-31
  • 54. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 3-2 Seats and Restraints Head Restraints The vehicles front and rear 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/ spinal injury in a crash. Do not Adjust the head restraint so that the The height of the head restraint can drive until the head restraints for top of the restraint is at the same be adjusted. Pull the head restraint all occupants are installed and height as the top of the occupants up to raise it. Try to move the head adjusted properly. head. This position reduces the restraint to make sure that it is chance of a neck injury in a crash. locked in place. To lower the head restraint, press the button, located on the top of the seatback, and push the head restraint down. Try to move the head restraint after the button is released to make sure that it is locked in place.
  • 55. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Seats and Restraints 3-3 The front seat outboard head Front Seats restraints are not designed to be removed. Seat Adjustment If you are installing a child restraint in the rear seat, see “Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the { WARNING LATCH System” under Lower You can lose control of the Anchors and Tethers for Children vehicle if you try to adjust a (LATCH System) on page 3‑39. manual driver seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you push a To adjust a manual seat: pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver seat only when 1. Pull the handle at the front of the vehicle is not moving. the seat. 2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the handle. 3. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place.
  • 56. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 3-4 Seats and Restraints Seat Height Adjuster Seat Cushion Tilt Feature Power Seat Adjustment Six-Way Manual Seat Shown, If available, move the lever up or Four-Way Similar To adjust the power driver seat, down to manually raise or lower if equipped: the seat. If available, move the lever up or down to raise or lower the front of . Move the seat forward or the seat cushion. rearward by sliding the control forward or rearward. . Raise or lower the front part of the seat cushion by moving the front of the control up or down. . Raise or lower the entire seat by moving the rear of the control up or down.
  • 57. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Seats and Restraints 3-5 To adjust the seatback, see Reclining Seatbacks on page 3‑5 for { WARNING more information. If either seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden Reclining Seatbacks stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. { WARNING Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are You can lose control of the locked. vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and To recline the seatback: confuse you, or make you push a 1. Lift the lever. pedal when you do not want to. Adjust the driver seat only when If necessary, move the safety the vehicle is not moving. belt out of the way to access the lever. 2. Move the seatback to the desired position, then release the lever to lock the seatback in place. 3. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.
  • 58. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 3-6 Seats and Restraints To return the seatback to an upright Heated Front Seats position: 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the { WARNING seatback, and the seatback If you cannot feel temperature returns to the upright position. change or pain to the skin, the 2. Push and pull on the seatback to seat heater may cause burns make sure it is locked. even at low temperatures. To reduce the risk of burns, people with such a condition should use { WARNING care when using the seat heater, Sitting in a reclined position when especially for long periods of the vehicle is in motion can be Do not have a seatback reclined if time. Do not place anything on the vehicle is moving. the seat that insulates against dangerous. Even when buckled up, the safety belts cannot do heat, such as a blanket, cushion, their job when reclined like this. cover, or similar item. This may cause the seat heater to The safety belt cannot properly overheat. An overheated seat restrain you, and you could be heater may cause a burn or may injured or killed. damage the seat. For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly.
  • 59. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Seats and Restraints 3-7 The passenger seat may take Rear Seats longer to heat up. Either side of the rear seatback can Remote Start Heated Seats be folded. When it is cold outside, the To fold the rear seatbacks: heated seats can be turned on automatically during a remote 1. Place the front seatbacks in the vehicle start. The heated seats will upright position. See Reclining be canceled when the ignition is Seatbacks on page 3‑5. turned on. Press the control to use Notice: Folding a rear seat with the heated seats after the vehicle is the safety belts still fastened may started. cause damage to the seat or the On vehicles with heated front seats, The heated seat indicator lights on safety belts. Always unbuckle the the controls are on the center the control do not turn on during a safety belts and return them to console. The engine must be remote start. their normal stowed position running to operate the heated seats. before folding a rear seat. The temperature performance of an unoccupied seat may be reduced. 2. Unbuckle the rear safety belts Press L or M to heat the driver and make sure the safety belt This is normal. or passenger seat cushion and buckles are stowed in the seatback. The heated seats will not turn pockets in the seat cushion. on during a remote start unless Press the control once for the the heated seat feature is enabled highest setting. With each press of in the vehicle personalization the control, the heated seat will menu. See Remote Vehicle change to the next lower setting, Start on page 2‑9 and Vehicle and then the off setting. Three lights Personalization on page 5‑33 for indicate the highest setting and one more information. light the lowest.
  • 60. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 3-8 Seats and Restraints To raise the seatback: { WARNING A safety belt that is improperly routed, not properly attached, or twisted will not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After raising the rear seatback, always check to be sure that the safety belts are 3. Make sure the safety belt is in A tab near the seatback lever properly routed and attached, and the guide on top of the seatback. raises when the seatback is are not twisted. 4. Reach under the safety belt and unlocked. pull the lever to unlock the 5. Fold the seatback forward. 1. Make sure the safety belt is in seatback. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 for the the guide on the top of the other seatback, if desired. seatback. 2. Lift the seatback up and push it rearward until it clicks into place. Keep the safety belts clear of the seatback and untwisted. A tab near the seatback lever retracts when the seatback is locked in place.
  • 61. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Seats and Restraints 3-9 The center rear safety belt Safety Belts may lock when you raise the WARNING (Continued) seatback. If this happens, let the This section of the manual belt go back all the way and describes how to use safety belts It is extremely dangerous to ride start again. properly. It also describes some in a cargo area, inside or outside things not to do with safety belts. of a vehicle. In a collision, passengers riding in these areas { WARNING { WARNING are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden Do not let anyone ride where passengers to ride in any area of stop or crash. That could cause a safety belt cannot be worn the vehicle that is not equipped injury to the person sitting there. properly. In a crash, if you or your with seats and safety belts. Always pull forward on the top of passenger(s) are not wearing Always wear a safety belt, and the seatback at the area of the safety belts, injuries can be much check that all passenger(s) are latch to be sure it is locked. worse than if you are wearing restrained properly too. safety belts. You can be seriously injured or killed by hitting things 3. Push and pull on the seatback This vehicle has indicators as a inside the vehicle harder or by to make sure it is locked into reminder to buckle the safety belts. position. being ejected from the vehicle. In addition, anyone who is not See Safety Belt Reminders on 4. Repeat Steps 1 through 3 for the page 5‑10 for additional information. buckled up can strike other other seatback, if necessary. passengers in the vehicle. Keep the seat in the upright locked (Continued) position when not in use.
  • 62. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 3-10 Seats and Restraints Why Safety Belts Work safety belts. That is why wearing Also, in nearly all states and in safety belts makes such good all Canadian provinces, the law sense. requires wearing safety belts. Questions and Answers About How to Wear Safety Belts Safety Belts Properly Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a This section is only for people of safety belt? adult size. A: You could be— whether you are There are special things to know wearing a safety belt or not. about safety belts and children. And Your chance of being conscious there are different rules for smaller during and after a crash, so you children and infants. If a child will can unbuckle and get out, is be riding in the vehicle, see Older When riding in a vehicle, you travel much greater if you are belted. Children on page 3‑32 or Infants as fast as the vehicle does. If the and Young Children on page 3‑34. Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why Follow those rules for everyones vehicle stops suddenly, you keep should I have to wear safety going until something stops you. protection. belts? It could be the windshield, the It is very important for all occupants instrument panel, or the safety belts! A: Airbags are supplemental to buckle up. Statistics show that systems only; so they work with unbelted people are hurt more often When you wear a safety belt, you safety belts— not instead of and the vehicle slow down together. in crashes than those who are them. Whether or not an airbag wearing safety belts. There is more time to stop because is provided, all occupants still you stop over a longer distance and, have to buckle up to get the when worn properly, your strongest most protection. bones take the forces from the
  • 63. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) Seats and Restraints 3-11 There are important things to know would apply force on your Lap-Shoulder Belt about wearing a safety belt properly. abdomen. This could cause serious or even fatal injuries. All seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt. . Wear the shoulder belt over the shoulder and across the chest. The following instructions explain These parts of the body are how to wear a lap-shoulder belt best able to take belt restraining properly. forces. The shoulder belt locks if 1. Adjust the seat, if the seat is there is a sudden stop or crash. adjustable, so you can sit up straight. To see how, see “Seats” { WARNING in the Index. You can be seriously injured, or even killed, by not wearing your safety belt properly. . Sit up straight and always keep . Never allow the lap or your feet on the floor in front of you. shoulder belt to become loose or twisted. . Always use the correct buckle for your seating position. . Never wear the shoulder belt under both arms or behind . Wear the lap part of the belt low your back. and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, . Never route the lap or this applies force to the strong shoulder belt over an pelvic bones and you would be armrest. 2. Pick up the latch plate and pull less likely to slide under the lap the belt across you. Do not let it belt. If you slid under it, the belt get twisted.
  • 64. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 3-12 Seats and Restraints The lap-shoulder belt may lock if If equipped with a shoulder belt you pull the belt across you very height adjuster, move it to the quickly. If this happens, let the height that is right for you. See belt go back slightly to unlock it. “Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster” Then pull the belt across you later in this section for more slowly. instructions on use and If the shoulder portion of a important safety information. passenger belt is pulled out all the way, the child restraint locking feature may be engaged. If this happens, let the belt go back all the way and start again. 3. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks. Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 3‑16. Position the release button on the buckle so that the safety belt 4. To make the lap part tight, pull could be quickly unbuckled if up on the shoulder belt. necessary.
  • 65. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) Seats and Restraints 3-13 Adjust the guide so the shoulder desired position, try to move it down portion of the belt is on the shoulder without pushing the release button and not falling off of it. The belt to make sure it has locked into should be close to, but not position. contacting, the neck. Improper shoulder belt height adjustment Safety Belt Pretensioners could reduce the effectiveness of This vehicle has safety belt the safety belt in a crash. See How pretensioners for front outboard to Wear Safety Belts Properly on occupants. Although the safety belt page 3‑10. pretensioners cannot be seen, they are part of the safety belt assembly. They can help tighten the safety belts during the early stages of a To unlatch the belt, push the button moderate to severe frontal and on the buckle. The belt should near frontal crash if the threshold return to its stowed position. conditions for pretensioner Before a door is closed, be sure the activation are met. safety belt is out of the way. If a Pretensioners work only once. If the door is slammed against a safety pretensioners activate in a crash, belt, damage can occur to both the the pretensioners and probably safety belt and the vehicle. other parts of the vehicles safety Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster belt system will need to replaced. See Replacing Safety Belt System The vehicle has a shoulder belt Parts after a Crash on page 3‑17. Press the release button and move height adjuster for the driver and the height adjuster to the desired right front passenger seating position. The adjuster can be moved positions. up by pushing the slide/trim up. After the adjuster is set to the
  • 66. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 3-14 Seats and Restraints Rear Safety Belt Comfort There is one guide, if equipped, for Guides each outboard passenger position in the rear seat. To install a comfort This vehicle may have rear safety guide to the safety belt: belt comfort guides. If not, they are available through the dealer. The guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have outgrown booster seats and for some adults. When installed and properly adjusted, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and head. 2. Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 1. Remove the guide from its storage pocket on the side of the seat.
  • 67. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) Seats and Restraints 3-15 { WARNING A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. 3. Be sure that the belt is not 4. Buckle, position, and release twisted and it lies flat. The the safety belt as described elastic cord must be under the previously in this section. Make belt and the guide on top. sure 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. 5. To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that the safety belt can be removed from the guide. Store the guide in its storage pocket on the seatback.
  • 68. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 3-16 Seats and Restraints Safety Belt Use During The best way to protect the fetus is Safety System Check to protect the mother. When a safety Pregnancy belt is worn properly, it is more likely Now and then, check that the safety Safety belts work for everyone, that the fetus will not be hurt in a belt reminder light, safety belts, including pregnant women. Like all crash. For pregnant women, as for buckles, latch plates, retractors, occupants, they are more likely to anyone, the key to making safety and anchorages are all working be seriously injured if they do not belts effective is wearing them properly. Look for any other loose or wear safety belts. properly. damaged safety belt system parts that might keep a safety belt system Safety Belt Extender from doing its job. See your dealer to have it repaired. Torn or frayed If the vehicles safety belt will fasten safety belts may not protect you in around you, you should use it. a crash. They can rip apart under But if a safety belt is not long impact forces. If a belt is torn or enough, your dealer will order you frayed, get a new one right away. an extender. When you go in to Make sure the safety belt reminder order it, take the heaviest coat you light is working. See Safety Belt will wear, so the extender will be Reminders on page 5‑10 for more long enough for you. To help avoid information. personal injury, do not let someone Keep safety belts clean and dry. else use it, and use it only for the See Safety Belt Care on page 3‑17. seat it is made to fit. The extender A pregnant woman should wear has been designed for adults. Never a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap use it for securing child seats. To portion should be worn as low as wear it, attach it to the regular safety possible, below the rounding, belt. For more information, see the throughout the pregnancy. instruction sheet that comes with the extender.
  • 69. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) Seats and Restraints 3-17 Safety Belt Care Replacing Safety Belt After a minor crash, replacement of safety belts may not be necessary. Keep belts clean and dry. System Parts after a But the safety belt assemblies that Crash were used during any crash may { WARNING have been stressed or damaged. Do not bleach or dye safety belts. { WARNING See your dealer to have the safety belt assemblies inspected or It may severely weaken them. In A crash can damage the safety replaced. a crash, they might not be able to belt system in the vehicle. New parts and repairs may be provide adequate protection. A damaged safety belt system necessary even if the safety belt Clean safety belts only with mild may not properly protect the system was not being used at the soap and lukewarm water. person using it, resulting in time of the crash. serious injury or even death in a Have the safety belt pretensioners crash. To help make sure the checked if the vehicle has been in a safety belt systems are working crash, or if the airbag readiness light properly after a crash, have them stays on after you start the vehicle inspected and any necessary or while you are driving. See Airbag replacements made as soon as Readiness Light on page 5‑11. possible.
  • 70. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 3-18 Seats and Restraints . A roof-rail airbag for the front the risk of injury from the force of an Airbag System outboard passenger and the inflating bag, all airbags must inflate The vehicle has the following passenger seated directly very quickly to do their job. airbags: behind the front outboard passenger. Here are the most important things . A frontal airbag for the driver. to know about the airbag system: All vehicle airbags have the word . A frontal airbag for the front AIRBAG on the trim or on a label outboard passenger. near the deployment opening. { WARNING . A knee airbag for the driver. For frontal airbags, the word You can be severely injured or . A knee airbag for the front AIRBAG is on the center of the killed in a crash if you are not outboard passenger. steering wheel for the driver and on wearing your safety belt, even the instrument panel for the front with airbags. Airbags are . A seat-mounted side impact outboard passenger. designed to work with safety airbag for the driver. For knee airbags, the word AIRBAG belts, not replace them. Also, . A seat-mounted side impact airbags are not designed to inflate is on the lower part of the airbag for the front outboard in every crash. In some crashes instrument panel. passenger. safety belts are the only restraint. For seat-mounted side impact . Seat-mounted side impact See When Should an Airbag airbags, the word AIRBAG is on airbags for the second row Inflate? on page 3‑21. the side of the seatback closest to outboard passengers. the door. Wearing your safety belt during a . A roof-rail airbag for the driver crash helps reduce the chance of For roof-rail airbags, the word and the passenger seated hitting things inside the vehicle or AIRBAG is on the ceiling or trim. directly behind the driver. being ejected from it. Airbags are Airbags are designed to supplement “supplemental restraints” to the the protection provided by safety safety belts. Everyone in the belts. Even though todays airbags are also designed to help reduce (Continued)
  • 71. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) Seats and Restraints 3-19 WARNING (Continued) WARNING (Continued) WARNING (Continued) vehicle should wear a safety belt Occupants should not lean on or vehicle. To read how, see Older properly, whether or not there is sleep against the door or side Children on page 3‑32 or Infants an airbag for that person. windows in seating positions with and Young Children on seat-mounted side impact airbags page 3‑34. and/or roof-rail airbags. { WARNING Because airbags inflate with great force and faster than the { WARNING blink of an eye, anyone who is Children who are up against, up against, or very close to any or very close to, any airbag airbag when it inflates can be when it inflates can be seriously seriously injured or killed. Do not injured or killed. Airbags plus There is an airbag readiness light sit unnecessarily close to any lap-shoulder belts offer protection on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. The airbag, as you would be if sitting for adults and older children, but system checks the airbag electrical on the edge of the seat or leaning not for young children and infants. system for malfunctions. The light forward. Safety belts help keep Neither the vehicles safety belt tells you if there is an electrical you in position before and during system nor its airbag system is problem. See Airbag Readiness a crash. Always wear a safety designed for them. Young Light on page 5‑11 for more belt, even with airbags. The driver children and infants need the information. should sit as far back as possible protection that a child restraint while still maintaining control of system can provide. Always the vehicle. secure children properly in the (Continued) (Continued)
  • 72. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 3-20 Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? The driver knee airbag is below the Driver Side Shown, Passenger steering column. The front outboard Side Similar passenger knee airbag is below the The driver frontal airbag is in the glove box. The seat-mounted side impact center of the steering wheel. airbags for the driver and front outboard passenger are in the side The front outboard passenger of the seatbacks closest to the door. frontal airbag is in the passenger side instrument panel. The roof-rail airbags for the driver, right front passenger, and second row outboard passengers are in the ceiling above the side windows.
  • 73. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) Seats and Restraints 3-21 WARNING (Continued) When Should an Airbag Inflate? or even death. The path of an Frontal airbags are designed to inflating airbag must be kept inflate in moderate to severe frontal clear. Do not put anything or near frontal crashes to help between an occupant and an reduce the potential for severe airbag, and do not attach or put injuries, mainly to the drivers or anything on the steering wheel front outboard passengers head hub or on or near any other and chest. However, they are airbag covering. only designed to inflate if the Do not use seat accessories impact exceeds a predetermined Rear Seat Driver Side Shown, that block the inflation path of a deployment threshold. Deployment Passenger Side Similar thresholds are used to predict how seat-mounted side impact airbag. severe a crash is likely to be in time On vehicles with second row Never secure anything to the roof for the airbags to inflate and help seat‐mounted side impact airbags, of a vehicle with roof-rail airbags restrain the occupants. they are in the sides of the rear by routing a rope or tie‐down seatback closest to the door. Whether the frontal airbags will or through any door or window should inflate is not based primarily opening. If you do, the path of an on how fast the vehicle is traveling. { WARNING inflating roof-rail airbag will be It depends on what is hit, the blocked. direction of the impact, and how If something is between an quickly the vehicle slows down. occupant and an airbag, the airbag might not inflate properly or it might force the object into that person causing severe injury (Continued)
  • 74. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 3-22 Seats and Restraints Frontal airbags may inflate at severe frontal impact. For moderate if the sensing system predicts that different crash speeds depending on frontal impacts, dual-stage airbags the vehicle is about to roll over on whether the vehicle hits an object inflate at a level less than full its side, or in a severe frontal straight on or at an angle, and deployment. For more severe frontal impact. whether the object is fixed or impacts, full deployment occurs. In any particular crash, no one can moving, rigid or deformable, narrow The vehicle has seat-mounted side say whether an airbag should have or wide. impact airbags and roof-rail airbags. inflated simply because of the Thresholds can also vary with See Airbag System on page 3‑18. vehicle damage or repair costs. specific vehicle design. Seat-mounted side impact and Frontal airbags are not intended to roof-rail airbags are intended to What Makes an Airbag inflate in moderate to severe side inflate during vehicle rollovers, in crashes depending on the location Inflate? rear impacts, or in many side of the impact. In addition, these In a deployment event, the sensing impacts. roof‐rail airbags are intended to system sends an electrical signal In addition, the vehicle has inflate during a rollover or in a triggering a release of gas from the dual-stage frontal airbags. severe frontal impact. Seat-mounted inflator. Gas from the inflator fills the Dual-stage airbags adjust the side impact and roof-rail airbags will airbag causing the bag to break out restraint according to crash severity. inflate if the crash severity is above of the cover. The inflator, the airbag, Frontal knee airbags are designed the systems designed threshold and related hardware are all part of to inflate in moderate to severe level. The threshold level can vary the airbag module. frontal or near frontal impacts that with specific vehicle design. For airbag location, see Where Are exceed a predetermined Roof‐rail airbags are not intended the Airbags? on page 3‑20. deployment threshold. to inflate in rear impacts. The vehicle has electronic frontal A seat-mounted side impact airbag sensors, which help the sensing is intended to inflate on the side system distinguish between a of the vehicle that is struck. Both moderate frontal impact and a more roof‐rail airbags will inflate when either side of the vehicle is struck or
  • 75. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) Seats and Restraints 3-23 How Does an Airbag Rollover capable roof‐rail airbags What Will You See after are designed to help contain the Restrain? head and chest of occupants in the an Airbag Inflates? In moderate to severe frontal or outboard seating positions in the After the frontal airbags and near frontal collisions, even belted first and second rows. The rollover seat-mounted side impact airbags occupants can contact the steering capable roof‐rail airbags are inflate, they quickly deflate, so wheel or the instrument panel. In designed to help reduce the risk of quickly that some people may not moderate to severe side collisions, full or partial ejection in rollover even realize an airbag inflated. even belted occupants can contact events, although no system can Roof-rail airbags may still be at least the inside of the vehicle. prevent all such ejections. partially inflated for some time after Airbags supplement the But airbags would not help in they inflate. Some components of protection provided by safety many types of collisions, primarily the airbag module may be hot for belts by distributing the force of because the occupants motion is several minutes. For location of the impact more evenly over the not toward those airbags. See When the airbags, see Where Are the occupants body. Should an Airbag Inflate? on Airbags? on page 3‑20. page 3‑21 for more information. Airbags should never be regarded as anything more than a supplement to safety belts.
  • 76. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 3-24 Seats and Restraints The parts of the airbag that come into contact with you may be warm, WARNING (Continued) { WARNING but not too hot to touch. There may be some smoke and dust coming If you experience breathing A crash severe enough to inflate from the vents in the deflated problems following an airbag the airbags may have also airbags. Airbag inflation does not deployment, you should seek damaged important functions in prevent the driver from seeing out of medical attention. the vehicle, such as the fuel the windshield or being able to steer system, brake and steering the vehicle, nor does it prevent systems, etc. Even if the vehicle people from leaving the vehicle. The vehicle has a feature that may appears to be drivable after a automatically unlock the doors, turn moderate crash, there may be on the interior lamps, turn on the { WARNING hazard warning flashers, and shut concealed damage that could make it difficult to safely operate off the fuel system after the airbags When an airbag inflates, there the vehicle. inflate. You can lock the doors, turn may be dust in the air. This dust off the interior lamps, and turn off Use caution if you should attempt could cause breathing problems the hazard warning flashers by to restart the engine after a crash for people with a history of using the controls for those has occurred. asthma or other breathing trouble. features. To avoid this, everyone in the vehicle should get out as soon as it is safe to do so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle after an airbag inflates, then get fresh air by opening a window or a door. (Continued)
  • 77. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (25,1) Seats and Restraints 3-25 In many crashes severe enough to . The vehicle has a crash sensing inflate the airbag, windshields are and diagnostic module which broken by vehicle deformation. records information after a Additional windshield breakage may crash. See Vehicle Data also occur from the front outboard Recording and Privacy on passenger airbag. page 13‑14 and Event Data Recorders on page 13‑14. . Airbags are designed to inflate United States only once. After an airbag . Let only qualified technicians inflates, you will need some work on the airbag systems. new parts for the airbag system. Improper service can mean that If you do not get them, the an airbag system will not work airbag system will not be there properly. See your dealer for to help protect you in another service. crash. A new system will include airbag modules and possibly Passenger Sensing Canada other parts. The service manual System The words ON and OFF, or the for the vehicle covers the need symbol for on and off, will be visible to replace other parts. The vehicle has a passenger during the system check. If you use sensing system for the front remote start, if equipped, to start the outboard passenger position. The vehicle, you may not see the system passenger airbag status indicator check. When the system check is will light on the instrument panel complete, either the word ON or when the vehicle is started. OFF, or the symbol for on or off, will be visible. See Passenger Airbag Status Indicator on page 5‑12.
  • 78. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (26,1) 3-26 Seats and Restraints The passenger sensing system an older child riding in a booster turns off the front outboard seat; and children, who are large WARNING (Continued) passenger frontal airbag and knee enough, using safety belts. airbag under certain conditions. system is fail-safe. No one can Never put a rear-facing child seat in guarantee that an airbag will No other airbag is affected by the the front. This is because the risk to passenger sensing system. not inflate under some unusual the rear-facing child is so great, circumstance, even though the The passenger sensing system if the airbag inflates. airbag(s) are off. works with sensors that are part of the front outboard passenger seat. The sensors are designed to detect { WARNING Secure rear-facing child restraints in a rear seat, even if the the presence of a properly seated A child in a rear-facing child airbag(s) are off. If you secure a occupant and determine if the front restraint can be seriously injured forward-facing child restraint in outboard passenger frontal airbag or killed if the passenger frontal the front outboard passenger and knee airbag should be allowed airbag inflates. This is because seat, always move the seat as far to inflate or not. the back of the rear-facing child back as it will go. It is better to According to accident statistics, restraint would be very close to secure the child restraint in a children are safer when properly the inflating airbag. A child in a rear seat. secured in a rear seat in the correct forward-facing child restraint can child restraint for their weight be seriously injured or killed if the The passenger sensing system and size. passenger frontal airbag inflates is designed to turn off the front We recommend that children be and the passenger seat is in a outboard passenger frontal airbag secured in a rear seat, including: forward position. and knee airbag if: an infant or a child riding in a Even if the passenger sensing . The front outboard passenger rear-facing child restraint; a child system has turned off the front seat is unoccupied. riding in a forward-facing child seat; outboard passenger airbag(s), no . The system determines that an (Continued) infant is present in a child restraint.
  • 79. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (27,1) Seats and Restraints 3-27 . A front outboard passenger For some children, including If the On Indicator Is Lit for a takes his/her weight off of the children in child restraints, Child Restraint seat for a period of time. and for very small adults, the passenger sensing system may If a child restraint has been installed . There is a critical problem and the on indicator is lit: with the airbag system or the or may not turn off the front passenger sensing system. outboard passenger frontal airbag 1. Turn the vehicle off. and knee airbag, depending When the passenger sensing 2. Remove the child restraint from upon the persons seating posture system has turned off the front the vehicle. and body build. Everyone in the outboard passenger frontal airbag vehicle who has outgrown child 3. Remove any additional items and knee airbag, the off indicator restraints should wear a safety belt from the seat such as blankets, will light and stay lit as a reminder properly — whether or not there is cushions, seat covers, seat that the airbag(s) are off. See an airbag for that person. heaters, or seat massagers. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator on page 5‑12. 4. Reinstall the child restraint The passenger sensing system { WARNING following the directions provided by the child restraint is designed to turn on the front If the airbag readiness light ever manufacturer and refer to outboard passenger frontal airbag comes on and stays on, it means Securing Child Restraints (Front and knee airbag anytime the system that something may be wrong Passenger Seat) on page 3‑49 senses that a person of adult size is with the airbag system. To help or Securing Child Restraints sitting properly in the front outboard avoid injury to yourself or others, (Rear Seat) on page 3‑47. passenger seat. When the have the vehicle serviced right passenger sensing system has away. See Airbag Readiness allowed the airbag(s) to be enabled, Light on page 5‑11 for more the on indicator will light and stay lit information, including important as a reminder that the airbag(s) are safety information. active.
  • 80. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (28,1) 3-28 Seats and Restraints 5. If, after reinstalling the child If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an to detect that person and enable the restraint and restarting the Adult-Size Occupant front outboard passenger frontal vehicle, the on indicator is airbag and knee airbag: still lit, turn the vehicle off. 1. Turn the vehicle off. Then slightly recline the vehicle seatback and adjust the seat 2. Remove any additional material cushion, if adjustable, to make from the seat, such as blankets, sure that the vehicle seatback is cushions, seat covers, seat not pushing the child restraint heaters, or seat massagers. into the seat cushion. Also make 3. Place the seatback in the fully sure the child restraint is not upright position. trapped under the vehicle head restraint. If this happens, adjust 4. Have the person sit upright in the head restraint. See Head the seat, centered on the seat Restraints on page 3‑2. cushion, with legs comfortably extended. 6. Restart the vehicle. If a person of adult size is sitting in 5. Restart the vehicle and have the The passenger sensing system may the front outboard passenger seat, person remain in this position for or may not turn off the airbag(s) for but the off indicator is lit, it could be one minute after the on indicator a child in a child restraint depending because that person is not sitting is lit. upon the childs seating posture and properly in the seat. Use the body build. It is better to secure the following steps to allow the system child restraint in a rear seat.
  • 81. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (29,1) Seats and Restraints 3-29 Additional Factors Affecting A wet seat can affect the If the passenger seat gets wet, dry System Operation performance of the passenger the seat immediately. If the airbag sensing system. Here is how: readiness light is lit, do not install a Safety belts help keep the child restraint or allow anyone to passenger in position on the . The passenger sensing system may turn off the passenger occupy the seat. See Airbag seat during vehicle maneuvers Readiness Light on page 5‑11 for and braking, which helps the airbag when liquid is soaked into the seat. If this happens, the important safety information. passenger sensing system maintain the passenger airbag off indicator will be lit, and the status. See “Safety Belts” and airbag readiness light on the { WARNING “Child Restraints” in the Index for instrument panel will also be lit. Stowing of articles under the additional information about the . Liquid pooled on the seat that passenger seat or between the importance of proper restraint use. has not soaked in may make it passenger seat cushion and A thick layer of additional material, more likely that the passenger seatback may interfere with the such as a blanket or cushion, sensing system will turn on the proper operation of the passenger or aftermarket equipment such passenger airbag while a child sensing system. as seat covers, seat heaters, and restraint or child occupant is on seat massagers can affect how the seat. If the passenger airbag well the passenger sensing system is turned on, the on indicator will operates. We recommend that be lit. you not use seat covers or other aftermarket equipment except when approved by GM for your specific vehicle. See Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 3‑30 for more information about modifications that can affect how the system operates.
  • 82. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (30,1) 3-30 Seats and Restraints Servicing the WARNING (Continued) Your dealer and the service manual have information about the location Airbag-Equipped Vehicle of the airbag sensors, sensing and Airbags affect how the vehicle proper service procedures, and diagnostic module, and airbag should be serviced. There are parts make sure the person performing wiring. of the airbag system in several work for you is qualified to do so. In addition, the vehicle has a places around the vehicle. Your passenger sensing system for the dealer and the service manual have Adding Equipment to the front outboard passenger position, information about servicing the which includes sensors that are vehicle and the airbag system. To Airbag-Equipped Vehicle part of the passenger seat. The purchase a service manual, see Adding accessories that change the passenger sensing system may Service Publications Ordering vehicles frame, bumper system, not operate properly if the original Information on page 13‑11. height, front end or side sheet seat trim is replaced with non-GM metal, may keep the airbag system covers, upholstery or trim, or with { WARNING from working properly. The GM covers, upholstery or trim operation of the airbag system can designed for a different vehicle. For up to 10 seconds after the also be affected by changing or Any object, such as an aftermarket vehicle is turned off and the moving any parts of the front seats, seat heater or a comfort enhancing battery is disconnected, an airbag safety belts, the airbag sensing and pad or device, installed under or on can still inflate during improper diagnostic module, steering wheel, top of the seat fabric, could also service. You can be injured if you instrument panel, roof-rail airbag interfere with the operation of the are close to an airbag when it modules, ceiling headliner or pillar passenger sensing system. This inflates. Avoid yellow connectors. garnish trim, front sensors, side could either prevent proper They are probably part of the impact sensors, or airbag wiring. deployment of the passenger airbag system. Be sure to follow airbag(s) or prevent the passenger (Continued) sensing system from properly
  • 83. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (31,1) Seats and Restraints 3-31 turning off the passenger airbag(s). Notice: If an airbag covering is See Passenger Sensing System on damaged, opened, or broken, the WARNING (Continued) page 3‑25. airbag may not work properly. Do not open or break the airbag systems are working properly If the vehicle has rollover roof‐rail after a crash, have them airbags, see Different Size Tires coverings. If there are any opened or broken airbag covers, inspected and any necessary and Wheels on page 10‑57 for replacements made as soon as additional important information. have the airbag covering and/or airbag module replaced. For the possible. If you have to modify your vehicle location of the airbags, see because you have a disability and Where Are the Airbags? on If an airbag inflates, you will need to have questions about whether the page 3‑20. See your dealer for replace airbag system parts. See modifications will affect the vehicles service. your dealer for service. airbag system, or if you have questions about whether the airbag Replacing Airbag System If the airbag readiness light stays on system will be affected if the vehicle after the vehicle is started or comes is modified for any other reason, Parts after a Crash on when you are driving, the airbag call Customer Assistance. See system may not work properly. Have Customer Assistance Offices on { WARNING the vehicle serviced right away. page 13‑3. See Airbag Readiness Light on A crash can damage the page 5‑11 for more information. Airbag System Check airbag systems in the vehicle. A damaged airbag system The airbag system does not need may not work properly and regularly scheduled maintenance may not protect you and your or replacement. Make sure the passenger(s) in a crash, resulting airbag readiness light is working. in serious injury or even death. See Airbag Readiness Light on To help make sure the airbag page 5‑11 for more information. (Continued)
  • 84. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (32,1) 3-32 Seats and Restraints . Can proper safety belt fit be Child Restraints The manufacturers 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 Q: What is the proper way to passes the fit test below: wear safety belts? . Sit all the way back on the seat. A: An older child should wear a Do the knees bend at the seat lap-shoulder belt and get the edge? If yes, continue. If no, additional restraint a shoulder return to the booster seat. belt can provide. The shoulder . Buckle the lap-shoulder belt. belt should not cross the face or Does the shoulder belt rest on neck. The lap belt should fit the shoulder? If yes, continue. snugly below the hips, just If no, try using the rear safety touching the top of the thighs. belt comfort guide. See “Rear This applies belt force to the Safety Belt Comfort Guides” childs pelvic bones in a crash. under Lap-Shoulder Belt on It should never be worn over the Older children who have outgrown abdomen, which could cause page 3‑11 for more information. booster seats should wear the severe or even fatal internal If the shoulder belt still does not vehicle safety belts. injuries in a crash. rest on the shoulder, then return to the booster seat. Also see “Rear Safety Belt Comfort . Does the lap belt fit low and Guides” under Lap-Shoulder Belt on snug on the hips, touching the page 3‑11. thighs? If yes, continue. If no, return to the booster seat.
  • 85. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (33,1) Seats and Restraints 3-33 According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer WARNING (Continued) when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint might also slide under the lap system secured in a rear seating belt. The belt force would then be position. applied right on the abdomen. 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 { WARNING Never do this. Never do this. Never allow a child to wear the Never allow two children to wear safety belt with the shoulder belt the same safety belt. The safety behind their back. A child can be belt cannot properly spread the seriously injured by not wearing impact forces. In a crash, the two the lap-shoulder belt properly. In children can be crushed together a crash, the child would not be and seriously injured. A safety restrained by the shoulder belt. belt must be used by only one The child could move too far person at a time. forward increasing the chance of head and neck injury. The child (Continued)
  • 86. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (34,1) 3-34 Seats and Restraints Infants and Young Airbags plus lap‐shoulder belts offer WARNING (Continued) protection for adults and older Children children, but not for young children Everyone in a vehicle needs and infants. Neither the vehicles 110 kg (240 lb) force on a persons protection! This includes infants safety belt system nor its airbag arms. An infant should be and all other children. Neither the system is designed for them. Every secured in an appropriate distance traveled nor the age and time infants and young children ride restraint. size of the traveler changes the in vehicles, they should have the need, for everyone, to use safety protection provided by appropriate restraints. In fact, the law in every child restraints. state in the United States and in Children who are not restrained every Canadian province says properly can strike other people, children up to some age must be or can be thrown out of the vehicle. restrained while in a vehicle. { WARNING { WARNING Never do this. Children can be seriously injured or strangled if a shoulder belt is Never hold an infant or a child wrapped around their neck and while riding in a vehicle. Due to the safety belt continues to crash forces, an infant or a child tighten. Never leave children will become so heavy it is not unattended in a vehicle and never possible to hold it during a crash. allow children to play with the For example, in a crash at only safety belts. 40 km/h (25 mph), a 5.5 kg (12 lb) infant will suddenly become a (Continued)
  • 87. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (35,1) Seats and Restraints 3-35 weight, height, and age but also { WARNING whether or not the restraint will be compatible with the motor Never do this. vehicle in which it will be used. Children who are up against, For most basic types of child or very close to, any airbag when restraints, there are many it inflates can be seriously injured different models available. When or killed. Never put a rear-facing purchasing a child restraint, be child restraint in the right front sure it is designed to be used seat. Secure a rear-facing child in a motor vehicle. If it is, the restraint in a rear seat. It is also restraint will have a label saying better to secure a forward-facing that it meets federal motor child restraint in a rear seat. If you Q: What are the different types of vehicle safety standards. must secure a forward-facing add-on child restraints? The restraint manufacturers child restraint in the right front A: Add-on child restraints, which instructions that come with seat, always move the front are purchased by the vehicle the restraint state the weight passenger seat as far back as it owner, are available in four basic and height limitations for a will go. types. Selection of a particular particular child restraint. restraint should take into consideration not only the childs
  • 88. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (36,1) 3-36 Seats and Restraints In addition, there are many Child Restraint Systems kinds of restraints available for { WARNING children with special needs. A young childs hip bones are still so small that the vehicles regular { WARNING safety belt may not remain low To reduce the risk of neck and on the hip bones, as it should. head injury during a crash, infants Instead, it may settle up around need complete support. This is the childs abdomen. In a crash, because an infants neck is not the belt would apply force on a fully developed and its head body area that is unprotected by weighs so much compared with any bony structure. This alone the rest of its body. In a crash, could cause serious or fatal an infant in a rear-facing child injuries. To reduce the risk of serious or fatal injuries during a (A) Rear‐Facing Infant Seat restraint settles into the restraint, so the crash forces can be crash, young children should A rear-facing infant seat (A) distributed across the strongest always be secured in appropriate provides restraint with the seating part of an infants body, the back child restraints. surface against the back of the and shoulders. Infants should infant. always be secured in rear-facing The harness system holds the infant child restraints. in place and, in a crash, acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint.
  • 89. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (37,1) Seats and Restraints 3-37 Securing an Add-On Child Restraint in the Vehicle { 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 restraint properly in the vehicle using the vehicle safety belt or LATCH system, following the (B) Forward-Facing Child Seat (C) Booster Seats instructions that came with that A forward-facing child seat (B) A booster seat (C) is a child restraint child restraint and the instructions provides restraint for the childs designed to improve the fit of the in this manual. body with the harness. vehicles safety belt system. A booster seat can also help a child To help reduce the chance of to see out the window. injury, the child restraint must be secured in the vehicle. Child restraint systems must be secured in vehicle seats by lap belts or the lap belt portion of a lap-shoulder belt, or by the LATCH system. See Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) on page 3‑39 for more information.
  • 90. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (38,1) 3-38 Seats and Restraints Children can be endangered in a to locate the nearest child safety We recommend that children and crash if the child restraint is not seat inspection station. For CPST child restraints be secured in a rear properly secured in the vehicle. availability in Canada, check with seat, including: an infant or a child When securing an add-on child Transport Canada or the Provincial riding in a rear-facing child restraint; restraint, refer to the instructions Ministry of Transportation office. a child riding in a forward-facing that come with the restraint which child seat; an older child riding in a Securing the Child within the booster seat; and children, who are may be on the restraint itself or in a Child Restraint booklet, or both, and to this manual. large enough, using safety belts. The child restraint instructions A label on the sun visor says, are important, so if they are not { WARNING “Never put a rear-facing child seat in available, obtain a replacement A child can be seriously injured the front.” This is because the risk to copy from the manufacturer. the rear-facing child is so great if the or killed in a crash if the child Keep in mind that an unsecured airbag deploys. is not properly secured in the child restraint can move around in a child restraint. Secure the child collision or sudden stop and injure properly following the instructions { WARNING people in the vehicle. Be sure to that came with that child restraint. properly secure any child restraint in A child in a rear-facing child the vehicle— even when no child is restraint can be seriously in it. Where to Put the injured or killed if the right front passenger airbag inflates. In some areas, Certified Child Restraint This is because the back of the Passenger Safety Technicians According to accident statistics, rear-facing child restraint would (CPSTs) are available to inspect children and infants are safer be very close to the inflating and demonstrate how to correctly when properly restrained in a child use and install child restraints. airbag. A child in a forward-facing restraint system or infant restraint child restraint can be seriously In the U.S., refer to the National system secured in a rear seating Highway Traffic Safety injured or killed if the right front position. Administration (NHTSA) website (Continued)
  • 91. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (39,1) Seats and Restraints 3-39 When securing a child restraint in Keep in mind that an unsecured WARNING (Continued) a rear seating position, study the child restraint can move around in a instructions that came with the collision or sudden stop and injure passenger airbag inflates and the child restraint to make sure it is people in the vehicle. Be sure to passenger seat is in a forward compatible with this vehicle. properly secure any child restraint in position. the vehicle — even when no child is Child restraints and booster seats Even if the passenger sensing vary considerably in size, and some in it. system has turned off the right may fit in certain seating positions front passenger frontal airbag, no better than others. Always make Lower Anchors and system is fail-safe. No one can sure the child restraint is properly Tethers for Children guarantee that an airbag will not secured. (LATCH System) deploy under some unusual Depending on where you place the circumstance, even though it is The LATCH system holds a child child restraint and the size of the restraint during driving or in a crash. turned off. child restraint, you may not be able This system is designed to make Secure rear-facing child restraints to access adjacent safety belt installation of a child restraint easier. in a rear seat, even if the assemblies or LATCH anchors for The LATCH system uses anchors in airbag is off. If you secure a additional passengers or child the vehicle and attachments on the forward-facing child restraint in restraints. Adjacent seating child restraint that are made for use the right front seat, always move positions should not be used if the with the LATCH system. the front passenger seat as far child restraint prevents access to or interferes with the routing of the Make sure that a LATCH-compatible back as it will go. It is better to child restraint is properly installed safety belt. secure the child restraint in a using the anchors, or use the rear seat. Wherever a child restraint is vehicles safety belts to secure the installed, be sure to secure the restraint, following the instructions See Passenger Sensing System child restraint properly. on page 3‑25 for additional that came with that restraint, and information. also the instructions in this manual.
  • 92. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (40,1) 3-40 Seats and Restraints When installing a child restraint with Lower Anchors Top Tether Anchor a top tether, you must also use either the lower anchors or the safety belts to properly secure the child restraint. A child restraint must never be installed using only the top tether anchor. In order to use the LATCH system in the vehicle, you need a child restraint that has LATCH attachments. The child restraint manufacturer will provide you with Lower anchors (A) are metal bars A top tether (A, C) anchors the instructions on how to use the built into the vehicle. There are top of the child restraint to the child restraint and its attachments. two lower anchors for each vehicle. A top tether anchor is built The following explains how to LATCH seating position that will into the vehicle. The top tether attach a child restraint with these accommodate a child restraint with attachment (B) on the child restraint attachments in the vehicle. lower attachments (B). connects to the top tether anchor in the vehicle in order to reduce the Not all vehicle seating positions or forward movement and rotation of child restraints have lower anchors the child restraint during driving or in and attachments or top tether a crash. anchors and attachments. The child restraint may have a single tether (A) or a dual tether (C). Either will have a single attachment (B) to secure the top tether to the anchor.
  • 93. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (41,1) Seats and Restraints 3-41 Some child restraints that have a Lower Anchor and Top Tether top tether are designed for use with Anchor Locations or without the top tether being attached. Others require the top tether always to be attached. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have To assist in locating the lower a top tether, and that the tether be anchors, each rear anchor position attached. Be sure to read and follow has a label, near the crease the instructions for the child between the seatback and the seat restraint. cushion. Rear Seat I (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. H (Lower Anchor): Seating To assist in locating the top tether positions with two lower anchors. anchors, the top tether anchor symbol is on the cover.
  • 94. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (42,1) 3-42 Seats and Restraints According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer { WARNING when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint Do not attach more than one child system secured in a rear seating restraint to a single anchor. position. See Where to Put the Attaching more than one child Restraint on page 3‑38 for restraint to a single anchor could additional information. cause the anchor or attachment to come loose or even break Securing a Child Restraint during a crash. A child or others Designed for the LATCH could be injured. To reduce the System risk of serious or fatal injuries during a crash, attach only one The top tether anchors are under the covers, behind the rear seat, on { WARNING child restraint per anchor. the filler panel. Be sure to use an If a LATCH-type child restraint is anchor on the same side of the not attached to anchors, the child vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be restraint will not be able to protect { WARNING the child correctly. In a crash, the placed. Children can be seriously injured child could be seriously injured Do not secure a child restraint in a or strangled if a shoulder belt is or killed. Install a LATCH-type position without a top tether anchor wrapped around their neck and child restraint properly using the if a national or local law requires the safety belt continues to anchors, or use the vehicle safety that the top tether be attached, or if tighten. Buckle any unused safety belts to secure the restraint, the instructions that come with the belts behind the child restraint so following the instructions that child restraint say that the top tether children cannot reach them. Pull came with the child restraint and must be attached. the shoulder belt all the way out the instructions in this manual. (Continued)
  • 95. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (43,1) Seats and Restraints 3-43 This system is designed to make 1.2. Put the child restraint on WARNING (Continued) installation of child restraints easier. the seat. When using lower anchors, do not For outboard rear seating of the retractor to set the lock, use the vehicles safety belts. if the vehicle has one, after the positions, if the head Instead use the vehicles anchors restraint interferes with child restraint has been installed. and child restraint attachments the proper installation to secure the restraints. Some of the child restraint, the Notice: Do not let the LATCH restraints also use another vehicle head restraint may be attachments rub against the anchor to secure a top tether. removed. See “Head vehicle’s safety belts. This may 1. Attach and tighten the lower Restraint Removal and damage these parts. If necessary, attachments to the lower Reinstallation” at the end move buckled safety belts to anchors. If the child restraint of this section. avoid rubbing the LATCH does not have lower attachments. 1.3. Attach and tighten the lower attachments or the desired attachments on the child Do not fold the empty rear seat seating position does not have restraint to the lower with a safety belt buckled. This lower anchors, secure the child anchors. could damage the safety belt or restraint with the top tether and the seat. Unbuckle and return the the safety belts. Refer to the 2. If the child restraint manufacturer safety belt to its stowed position, child restraint manufacturer recommends that the top tether before folding the seat. instructions and the instructions be attached, attach and tighten in this manual. the top tether to the top tether If you need to secure more than one anchor. Refer to the child child restraint in the rear seat, see 1.1. Find the lower anchors for restraint instructions and the Where to Put the Restraint on the desired rear outboard following steps: page 3‑38 for additional information. seating position. 2.1. Find the top tether anchor. Make sure to attach the child restraint at the proper anchor Open the cover to expose location. the anchor.
  • 96. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (44,1) 3-44 Seats and Restraints 2.2. Route, attach, and tighten the top tether according to the child restraint instructions and the following instructions: . If you are using a dual . If you are using a single tether in a rear outboard tether in the center seating seating position with an position, or the rear adjustable head restraint, outboard head restraint has raise the head restraint and been removed, route the route the tether under the single tether over the . If you are using a single head restraint and around seatback. tether in a rear outboard the head restraint posts. seating position with an adjustable head restraint, raise the head restraint and route the tether under the head restraint and in between the head restraint posts.
  • 97. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (45,1) Seats and Restraints 3-45 Head Restraint Removal and Reinstallation The rear outboard head restraints can be removed if they interfere with the proper installation of the child restraint. To remove the head restraint: 1. Partially fold the seatback . If you are using a dual forward. See Rear Seats on tether in the center seating page 3‑7 for additional position, or the rear information. outboard head restraint has 2. Press both buttons on the head been removed, route the restraint posts at the same dual tether over the time, and pull up on the head seatback. restraint. 3. Before placing a child in the 3. Store the head restraint in the child restraint, make sure it is trunk of the vehicle. securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the LATCH path and attempt to move it side‐to‐side and back‐and‐forth. There should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of movement, for proper installation.
  • 98. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (46,1) 3-46 Seats and Restraints 4. When the child restraint is To reinstall the head restraint: 3. Try to move the head restraint to removed, reinstall the head make sure that it is locked in restraint before the seating place. position is used. Replacing LATCH System { WARNING Parts After a Crash With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, { WARNING there is a greater chance that A crash can damage the occupants will suffer a neck/ LATCH system in the vehicle. spinal injury in a crash. Do not A damaged LATCH system may drive until the head restraints for not properly secure the child all occupants are installed and restraint, resulting in serious adjusted properly. 1. Insert the head restraint posts injury or even death in a crash. into the holes in the top of the To help make sure the LATCH seatback. The notches (A) on system is working properly after a the posts must face the driver crash, see your dealer to have side of the vehicle. the system inspected and any 2. Push the head restraint down. necessary replacements made as If necessary, press the height soon as possible. adjustment release button to further lower the head restraint. If the vehicle has the LATCH system See Head Restraints on and it was being used during a page 3‑2. crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed.
  • 99. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (47,1) Seats and Restraints 3-47 New parts and repairs may be Do not secure a child seat in a If more than one child restraint necessary even if the LATCH position without a top tether anchor needs to be installed in the rear system was not being used at the if a national or local law requires seat, be sure to read Where to Put time of the crash. that the top tether be anchored, or if the Restraint on page 3‑38. the instructions that come with the 1. Put the child restraint on Securing Child Restraints child restraint say that the top strap the seat. must be anchored. (Rear Seat) If the head restraint interferes In Canada, the law requires that with the proper installation of the When securing a child restraint in forward-facing child restraints have child restraint, the head restraint a rear seating position, study the a top tether, and that the tether be may be removed. See “Head instructions that came with the attached. Restraint Removal and child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle. If the child restraint does not have Reinstallation” under Lower the LATCH system, you will be Anchors and Tethers for If the child restraint has the LATCH using the safety belt to secure the Children (LATCH System) on system, see Lower Anchors and child restraint in this position. Be page 3‑39. Tethers for Children (LATCH sure to follow the instructions that 2. Pick up the latch plate, and run System) on page 3‑39 for how and came with the child restraint. Secure the lap and shoulder portions of where to install the child restraint the child in the child restraint when the vehicles safety belt through using LATCH. If a child restraint is and as the instructions say. or around the restraint. The child secured in the vehicle using a safety belt and it uses a top tether, restraint instructions will show see Lower Anchors and Tethers for you how. Children (LATCH System) on page 3‑39 for top tether anchor locations.
  • 100. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (48,1) 3-48 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the 4. Pull the shoulder belt all the way 5. To tighten the belt, push down buckle until it clicks. If the latch out of the retractor to set the on the child restraint, pull the plate will not go fully into the lock. When the retractor lock is shoulder portion of the belt to buckle, check if the correct set, the belt can be tightened but tighten the lap portion of the belt, buckle is being used. not pulled out of the retractor. and feed the shoulder belt back Position the release button on into the retractor. When installing the buckle so that the safety belt a forward-facing child restraint, could be quickly unbuckled if it may be helpful to use your necessary. knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt.
  • 101. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (49,1) Seats and Restraints 3-49 Try to pull the belt out of the To remove the child restraint, Securing Child Restraints retractor to make sure the unbuckle the vehicle safety belt retractor is locked. If the and let it return to the stowed (Front Passenger Seat) retractor is not locked, repeat position. If the top tether is This vehicle has airbags. A rear Steps 4 and 5. attached to a top tether anchor, seat is a safer place to secure a 6. If the child restraint has a top disconnect it. If the head restraint forward-facing child restraint. See tether, follow the child restraint was removed, reinstall it before Where to Put the Restraint on manufacturers instructions the seating position is used. See page 3‑38. regarding the use of the top “Head Restraint Removal and In addition, the vehicle has a tether. See Lower Anchors and Reinstallation” under Lower Anchors passenger sensing system which is Tethers for Children (LATCH and Tethers for Children (LATCH designed to turn off the right front System) on page 3‑39 for more System) on page 3‑39 for additional passenger frontal airbag and information. information on installing the head passenger knee airbag under restraint properly. 7. Before placing a child in the certain conditions. See Passenger child restraint, make sure it is Sensing System on page 3‑25 and securely held in place. To check, Passenger Airbag Status Indicator grasp the child restraint at the on page 5‑12 for more information, safety belt path and attempt to including important safety move it side to side and back information. and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of movement.
  • 102. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (50,1) 3-50 Seats and Restraints A label on the sun visor says, If the child restraint has the LATCH “Never put a rear-facing child seat in WARNING (Continued) system, see Lower Anchors and the front.” This is because the risk to Tethers for Children (LATCH the rear-facing child is so great, Even if the passenger sensing System) on page 3‑39 for how and if the airbag deploys. system has turned off the right where to install the child restraint front passenger frontal airbag, no using LATCH. If a child restraint is system is fail-safe. No one can { WARNING guarantee that an airbag will not secured using a safety belt and it uses a top tether, see Lower A child in a rear-facing child deploy under some unusual Anchors and Tethers for Children restraint can be seriously circumstance, even though it is (LATCH System) on page 3‑39 for injured or killed if the right front turned off. top tether anchor locations. passenger airbag inflates. Secure rear-facing child restraints Do not secure a child seat in a This is because the back of the in a rear seat, even if the position without a top tether anchor rear-facing child restraint would airbag is off. If you secure a if a national or local law requires be very close to the inflating forward-facing child restraint in that the top tether be anchored, or if airbag. A child in a forward-facing the right front seat, always move the instructions that come with the child restraint can be seriously the front passenger seat as far child restraint say that the top strap injured or killed if the right front back as it will go. It is better to must be anchored. passenger airbag inflates and the secure the child restraint in a In Canada, the law requires that passenger seat is in a forward rear seat. forward-facing child restraints have position. a top tether, and that the tether be See Passenger Sensing System (Continued) attached. on page 3‑25 for additional information.
  • 103. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (51,1) Seats and Restraints 3-51 You will be using the lap-shoulder belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. 1. Move the seat as far back as it will go before securing the forward-facing child restraint. When the passenger sensing system has turned off the right front passenger frontal airbag and passenger knee airbag, the off indicator on the passenger airbag status indicator should 4. Push the latch plate into the 5. Pull the shoulder belt all the way light and stay lit when you start buckle until it clicks. out of the retractor to set the the vehicle. See Passenger Position the release button on lock. When the retractor lock is Airbag Status Indicator on the buckle, so that the safety set, the belt can be tightened but page 5‑12. belt could be quickly unbuckled not pulled out of the retractor. 2. Put the child restraint on if necessary. the seat. 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run the lap and shoulder portions of the vehicles safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how.
  • 104. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (52,1) 3-52 Seats and Restraints Try to pull the belt out of the If the airbags are off, the off retractor to make sure the indicator in the passenger airbag retractor is locked. If the status indicator will come on and retractor is not locked, repeat stay on when the vehicle is started. Steps 5 and 6. If a child restraint has been installed 7. Before placing a child in the and the on indicator is lit, see child restraint, make sure it is “If the On Indicator Is Lit for a Child securely held in place. To check, Restraint” under Passenger Sensing grasp the child restraint at the System on page 3‑25 for more safety belt path and attempt to information. move it side‐to‐side and To remove the child restraint, back‐and‐forth. When the child unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and 6. To tighten the belt, push down restraint is properly installed, let it return to the stowed position. on the child restraint, pull the there should be no more than shoulder portion of the belt to 2.5 cm (1 in) of movement. tighten the lap portion of the belt, and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. When installing a forward-facing child restraint, it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt.
  • 105. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Storage 4-1 Storage Storage Cupholders Compartments Cupholders are in the center console. Storage Compartments Instrument Panel Storage . . . . . 4-1 Instrument Panel Storage Glove Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Center Console Storage . . . . . . 4-2 Additional Storage Features Cargo Tie-Downs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Cupholders may be located in the second row seat armrest. To There may be a storage access, pull the armrest down. compartment on the instrument panel. Pull the handle to open. Glove Box Open the glove box by lifting up on the lever.
  • 106. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 4-2 Storage Center Console Storage Additional Storage Features Cargo Tie-Downs Pull up on the latch (A) and slide the center console armrest to adjust The center console storage has a the position. Return the armrest to storage area under the armrest. Pull the rear position to access the up on the latch (A) to access. storage area. There may be an auxiliary jack outlet and a USB port located in the On the driver side in the rear center console. compartment is a retainer to hang light items on. See Auxiliary Devices on page 7‑20.
  • 107. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Instruments and Controls 5-1 Instruments and Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-10 Reduced Engine Power Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-21 Controls Safety Belt Reminders . . . . . . . 5-10 Airbag Readiness Light . . . . . . 5-11 High-Beam On Light . . . . . . . . . 5-21 Front Fog Lamp Light . . . . . . . . 5-21 Passenger Airbag Status Lamps On Reminder . . . . . . . . . 5-21 Controls Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-12 Cruise Control Light . . . . . . . . . 5-22 Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . 5-2 Charging System Light . . . . . . 5-13 Door Ajar Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-22 Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . 5-2 Malfunction Indicator Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-13 Information Displays Horn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3 Driver Information Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . 5-3 Service Vehicle Soon Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-16 Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-22 Compass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5 Brake System Warning Vehicle Messages Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5 Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-16 Vehicle Messages (Canada Cigarette Lighter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Antilock Brake System (ABS) Base Level) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-27 Ashtrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-7 Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-17 Vehicle Messages (Canada Up-Shift Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-17 Uplevel and United Warning Lights, Gauges, and Power Steering Warning States) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-27 Indicators Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-18 Battery Voltage and Charging Warning Lights, Gauges, and Traction Off Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-18 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-27 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-7 StabiliTrak® OFF Light . . . . . . . 5-18 Brake System Messages . . . . 5-28 Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-8 Traction Control System Compass Messages . . . . . . . . . 5-28 Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9 (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light . . . . 5-19 Cruise Control Messages . . . . 5-28 Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9 Tire Pressure Light . . . . . . . . . . 5-19 Door Ajar Messages . . . . . . . . . 5-28 Trip Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9 Engine Oil Pressure Light . . . . 5-20 Engine Cooling System Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9 Low Fuel Warning Light . . . . . . 5-20 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-29 Fuel Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9 Security Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-20 Engine Oil Messages . . . . . . . . 5-29
  • 108. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 5-2 Instruments and Controls Engine Power Messages . . . . 5-30 Controls 3. Pull or push the steering wheel Fuel System Messages . . . . . . 5-30 closer or away from you. Key and Lock Messages . . . . . 5-30 Lamp Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-30 Steering Wheel 4. Push the lever (A) up to lock the steering wheel in place. Object Detection System Adjustment Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-31 Do not adjust the steering wheel Ride Control System while driving. Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-31 Airbag System Messages . . . . 5-31 Steering Wheel Controls Security Messages . . . . . . . . . . 5-31 Service Vehicle Messages . . . 5-31 Starting the Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-32 Tire Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-32 Transmission Messages . . . . . 5-33 Vehicle Reminder Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-33 Vehicle Personalization Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . 5-33 To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Pull the lever (A) down. 2. Move the steering wheel up or down. For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls, some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel.
  • 109. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Instruments and Controls 5-3 b / g (Push to Talk): For Horn vehicles with a Bluetooth, OnStar, or navigation system, press to Pressa on the steering wheel pad interact with those systems. See to sound the horn. Bluetooth (Overview) on page 7‑23 or Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls) Windshield Wiper/Washer on page 7‑25 or Bluetooth (Voice Recognition) on page 7‑28, the 3 (Adjustable Interval Wipes): OnStar Owner’s Guide, or the Move the lever to 3 , then turn the separate navigation manual for band up for more frequent wipes or more information. down for less frequent wipes. $ / i (Mute/End Call): Press to 9 (Off): Use to turn the windshield silence the vehicle speakers only. wipers off. Press again to turn the sound The windshield wiper lever is on. For vehicles with OnStar or on the right side of the steering 3 (Mist): Briefly move the wiper Bluetooth systems, press to column. With the ignition in ACC/ lever down for a single wipe or hold reject an incoming call, or end a ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, move down for several wipes. current call. the windshield wiper lever to select Clear ice and snow from the wiper _ SRC ^ (Rotary Control): Turn the wiper speed. blades before using them. If they to select an audio source. 2: Use for fast wipes. are frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen or thaw them. Turn _ or ^ to select the next or 1: Use for slow wipes. Damaged wiper blades should be previous favorite radio station, CD, replaced. See Wiper Blade or MP3 track. Replacement on page 10‑26. + x − (Volume): Press + to Heavy snow or ice can overload the increase the volume. Press − to wipers. A circuit breaker stops them decrease the volume. until the motor cools.
  • 110. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 5-4 Instruments and Controls Wipe Parking When the windshield wiper lever is Avoid covering the GPS antenna, If the ignition is turned to LOCK/ released, additional wipes may located on the roof, for long OFF while the wipers are on 1, 2, occur depending on how long periods of time with objects that the windshield washer had been may interfere with the antennas or 3 , they will immediately stop. activated. See Washer Fluid on ability to receive a satellite signal. If the windshield wiper lever is then page 10‑20 for information on filling The compass system is designed moved to 9 before the driver door the windshield washer fluid to operate for a certain number of is opened, or within 10 minutes, the reservoir. miles or degrees of turn before needing a signal from the GPS wipers will restart and move to the base of the windshield. { WARNING satellites. When the compass display shows CAL, drive the If the ignition is turned to LOCK/ In freezing weather, do not use vehicle for a short distance in an OFF during a windshield wash, the the washer until the windshield open area where it can receive a wipers will stop when they reach the is warmed. Otherwise the GPS signal. The compass system base of the windshield. washer fluid can form ice on the will automatically determine when windshield, blocking your vision. the GPS signal is restored and Windshield Washer provide a heading again. See Pull the windshield wiper lever Compass Messages on page 5‑28 toward you to spray windshield Compass for more information on the washer fluid and activate the wipers. messages that may be displayed for The vehicle may have a compass The washer and wipers will continue the compass. display in the Driver Information until the lever is released or the Center (DIC). The compass receives maximum wash time is reached. its heading and other information from the Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna, StabiliTrak, and vehicle speed information.
  • 111. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Instruments and Controls 5-5 Clock 4. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Power Outlets knob to select the next number. The infotainment system controls The accessory power outlets can be are used to access the time and 5. To save the time and return to used to plug in electrical equipment, date settings through the menu the Time Settings menu, press such as a cell phone or MP3 player. system. The clock menu can be the BACK button at any time or press the MENU or MENU/SEL There is one accessory power outlet only be used with the radio on while located on the center floor console in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY. knob after adjusting the minutes. and one on the rear of the center See Operation on page 7‑6 for Setting the 12/24 Hour Format floor console. These outlets are information about how to use the powered when the key is in ON/ menu system. For vehicles with a 1. Press the CONFIG button and select Time Settings. RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, or until navigation system, see the separate the driver door is opened within navigation manual. 2. Highlight 12/24 Hour Format. 10 minutes of turning off the vehicle. Setting the Time 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL See Retained Accessory Power knob to select the 12 hour or (RAP) on page 9‑23. 1. Press the CONFIG button and select Time Settings. 24 hour display format. 2. Select Set Time. 3. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to adjust the highlighted number.
  • 112. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 5-6 Instruments and Controls Open the cover to access. When adding electrical equipment, Cigarette Lighter Notice: Leaving electrical be sure to follow the installation instructions included with the For vehicles with a cigarette lighter, equipment plugged in for an it is located on the instrument panel extended period of time while the equipment. See Add-On Electrical Equipment on page 9‑54. below the climate control system. vehicle is off will drain the battery. Always unplug electrical Notice: Hanging heavy To activate the cigarette lighter, equipment when not in use and equipment from the power push it into the heating element and do not plug in equipment that outlet can cause damage not let go. When the lighter is ready it exceeds the maximum 20 ampere covered by the vehicle warranty. will pop back out. rating. The power outlets are designed Notice: Holding a cigarette lighter Certain electrical accessories for accessory power plugs only, in while it is heating does not let may not be compatible with the such as cell phone charge cords. the lighter back away from the accessory power outlet and could heating element when it is hot. overload vehicle or adapter fuses. Damage from overheating can If a problem is experienced, see occur to the lighter or heating your dealer. element, or a fuse could be blown. Do not hold a cigarette lighter in while it is heating.
  • 113. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Instruments and Controls 5-7 Ashtrays Warning Lights, Gauges can indicate when there could be a problem with a vehicle For vehicles with a removable Gauges, and function. Often gauges and warning ashtray, the ashtray can be placed lights work together to indicate a into the front console cupholders. Indicators problem with the vehicle. To open the ashtray, lift the lid of the Warning lights and gauges can When one of the warning lights ashtray. After using, close the lid. signal that something is wrong comes on and stays on while before it becomes serious enough driving, or when one of the gauges To empty the ashtray for cleaning, to cause an expensive repair or slightly turn the upper part of the shows there may be a problem, replacement. Paying attention to the check the section that explains what ashtray counterclockwise and warning lights and gauges could remove it. to do. Follow this manuals advice. prevent injury. Waiting to do repairs can be costly Notice: If papers, pins, or other Warning lights come on when there and even dangerous. flammable items are put in the could be a problem with a vehicle ashtray, hot cigarettes or other function. Some warning lights come smoking materials could ignite on briefly when the engine is started them and possibly damage the to indicate they are working. vehicle. Never put flammable items in the ashtray.
  • 114. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 5-8 Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster English Automatic Transmission Cluster Shown, Metric Similar
  • 115. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Instruments and Controls 5-9 Speedometer Trip Odometer Fuel Gauge The speedometer shows the The trip odometer can show how far vehicles speed in either kilometers the vehicle has been driven since per hour (km/h) or miles per the trip odometer was last reset. hour (mph). The trip odometer is accessed and reset through the Driver Information Odometer Center (DIC). See Driver The odometer shows how far the Information Center (DIC) on vehicle has been driven, in either page 5‑22 for more information. kilometers or miles. This vehicle has a tamper‐resistant Tachometer odometer. The digital odometer will The tachometer displays the read 999,999 if it is turned back. engine speed in revolutions per If the vehicle needs a new odometer minute (rpm). When the ignition is on, the fuel installed, it must be set to the Notice: If the engine is operated gauge indicates about how much mileage total of the old odometer. with the tachometer in the shaded fuel is left in the tank. If that is not possible, then it must warning area, the vehicle could An arrow on the fuel gauge be set at zero and a label must be be damaged, and the damages indicates the side of the vehicle put on the driver door to show the would not be covered by the the fuel door is on. old mileage reading when the new vehicle warranty. Do not operate odometer was installed. A FUEL LEVEL LOW message may the engine with the tachometer in appear in the Driver Information the shaded warning area. Center (DIC) and a single chime sounds. See Fuel System Messages on page 5‑30 for more information.
  • 116. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 5-10 Instruments and Controls Here are four things that some Engine Coolant Safety Belt Reminders owners ask about. None of these show a problem with the fuel gauge: Temperature Gauge Driver Safety Belt Reminder . At the service station, the fuel Light pump shuts off before the gauge There is a driver safety belt reads full. reminder light on the instrument . It takes a little more or less panel cluster. 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 tanks capacity to fill the tank. . The gauge moves a little while When the vehicle is started, this turning a corner or speeding up. This gauge shows the engine light flashes and a chime may come coolant temperature. on to remind the driver to fasten . The gauge takes a few seconds their safety belt. Then the light stays to stabilize after the ignition is If the indicator needle moves to on solid until the belt is buckled. turned on, and will go back to the hot side of the gauge toward empty when the ignition is the H or shaded area, the engine is This cycle may continue several turned off. too hot. times if the driver remains or becomes unbuckled while the If the vehicle has been operated vehicle is moving. under normal driving conditions, pull off the road, stop the vehicle, and If the driver safety belt is buckled, turn off the engine as soon as neither the light nor the chime possible. comes on.
  • 117. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) Instruments and Controls 5-11 Passenger Safety Belt The front passenger safety belt Reminder Light reminder light and chime may turn on if an object is put on the seat such as a briefcase, handbag, grocery bag, laptop, or other electronic device. To turn off the reminder light and/or chime, remove The airbag readiness light comes on the object from the seat or buckle and stays on for several seconds the safety belt. when the vehicle is started. Then When the vehicle is started, this the light goes out. light flashes and a chime may come Airbag Readiness Light on to remind front passengers to This light shows if there is an { WARNING fasten their safety belt. Then the electrical problem. The system light stays on solid until the belt is check includes the airbag sensor(s), If the airbag readiness light stays buckled. passenger sensing system, the on after the vehicle is started or pretensioners, the airbag modules, comes on while driving, it means For more information see Passenger Airbag Status Indicator the wiring, and the crash sensing the airbag system might not be on page 5‑12. and diagnostic module. For more working properly. The airbags in information on the airbag system, the vehicle might not inflate in a This cycle continues several times see Airbag System on page 3‑18. crash, or they could even inflate if the front passenger remains or without a crash. To help avoid becomes unbuckled while the injury, have the vehicle serviced vehicle is moving. right away. If the front passenger safety belt is buckled, neither the chime nor the light comes on.
  • 118. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 5-12 Instruments and Controls Passenger Airbag Status for on and off, for several seconds If, after several seconds, both status as a system check. If you use indicator lights remain on, or if there Indicator remote start, if equipped, to start the are no lights at all, there may be The vehicle has a passenger vehicle, you may not see the system a problem with the lights or the sensing system. See Passenger check. Then, after several seconds, passenger sensing system. See Sensing System on page 3‑25 for the status indicator will light either your dealer for service. important safety information. The ON or OFF, or the on or off symbol instrument panel has a passenger airbag status indicator. to let you know the status of the front outboard passenger frontal { WARNING airbag and knee airbag. If the airbag readiness light ever If the word ON or the on symbol is comes on and stays on, it means lit on the passenger airbag status that something may be wrong indicator, it means that the front with the airbag system. To help outboard passenger frontal airbag avoid injury to yourself or others, and knee airbag are allowed to have the vehicle serviced right United States inflate. away. See Airbag Readiness If the word OFF or the off symbol is Light on page 5‑11 for more lit on the passenger airbag status information, including important indicator, it means that the safety information. passenger sensing system has turned off the front outboard passenger frontal airbag and passenger knee airbag. Canada When the vehicle is started, the passenger airbag status indicator will light ON and OFF, or the symbol
  • 119. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) Instruments and Controls 5-13 Charging System Light If a short distance must be driven See Ignition Positions (Key Access) with the light on, be sure to turn off on page 9‑15 or Ignition Positions all accessories, such as the radio (Keyless Access) on page 9‑18 for and air conditioner. more information. Malfunction Indicator Lamp A computer system called OBD II The charging system light comes on (On-Board Diagnostics-Second briefly when the ignition is turned Generation) monitors the operation on, but the engine is not running, as of the vehicle to ensure emissions a check to show the light is working. If the malfunction indicator lamp are at acceptable levels, to produce comes on and stays on while the The light turns off when the engine a cleaner environment. is started. If it does not, have the engine is running, this indicates that vehicle serviced by your dealer. This light comes on when the there is an OBD II problem and vehicle is placed in ON/RUN for key service is required. If the light stays on, or comes on access or Service Only Mode for while driving, there could be a keyless access, as a check to show problem with the electrical charging it is working. If it does not, have system. Have it checked by your the vehicle serviced by your dealer. dealer. Driving while this light is on could drain the battery.
  • 120. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 5-14 Instruments and Controls Malfunctions often are indicated by vehicle warranty. This could If the light continues to flash, when the system before any problem is also result in a failure to pass a it is safe to do so, stop the vehicle. apparent. Being aware of the light required Emission Inspection/ Find a safe place to park. Turn the can prevent more serious damage Maintenance test. See vehicle off, wait at least 10 seconds, to the vehicle. This system assists Accessories and Modifications on and restart the engine. If the light is the dealer technician in correctly page 10‑3. still flashing, follow the previous diagnosing any malfunction. This light comes on during a steps and see your dealer for Notice: If the vehicle is malfunction in one of two ways: service as soon as possible. continually driven with this light Light Flashing: A misfire condition Light On Steady: An emission on, the emission controls might has been detected. A misfire control system malfunction has not work as well, the vehicle fuel increases vehicle emissions and been detected on the vehicle. economy might not be as good, could damage the emission control Diagnosis and service might be and the engine might not run as system on the vehicle. Diagnosis required. smoothly. This could lead to and service might be required. The following may correct an costly repairs that might not be emissions system malfunction: covered by the vehicle warranty. To prevent more serious damage to the vehicle: . Check that the fuel cap is fully Notice: Modifications made installed. See Filling the Tank on to the engine, transmission, . Reduce vehicle speed. page 9‑45. The diagnostic exhaust, intake, or fuel system . Avoid hard accelerations. system can determine if the of the vehicle or the replacement fuel cap has been left off or of the original tires with other . Avoid steep uphill grades. improperly installed. A loose or than those of the same Tire . If the vehicle is towing a trailer, missing fuel cap allows fuel to Performance Criteria (TPC) can reduce the amount of cargo evaporate into the atmosphere. affect the vehicles emission being hauled as soon as it is A few driving trips with the cap controls and can cause this light possible. properly installed should turn the to come on. Modifications to light off. these systems could lead to costly repairs not covered by the
  • 121. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) Instruments and Controls 5-15 . Check that good quality fuel is Emissions Inspection and mode for keyless access and the used. Poor fuel quality causes Maintenance Programs malfunction indicator lamp does the engine not to run as not come on. See your dealer for efficiently as designed and may Some local governments may have assistance in verifying proper cause stalling after start-up, programs to inspect the on-vehicle operation of the malfunction stalling when the vehicle is emission control equipment. For the indicator lamp. changed into gear, misfiring, inspection, the emission system hesitation on acceleration, test equipment is connected . The OBD II (On-Board or stumbling on acceleration. to the vehicle’s Data Link Diagnostics) system determines These conditions might go away Connector (DLC). that critical emission control once the engine is warmed up. systems have not been completely diagnosed. The If one or more of these conditions vehicle would be considered not occurs, change the fuel brand used. ready for inspection. This can It will require at least one full tank of happen if the 12-volt battery has the proper fuel to turn the light off. recently been replaced or run See Recommended Fuel on down. The diagnostic system is page 9‑43. designed to evaluate critical The DLC is under the instrument emission control systems during If none of the above have made panel next to the steering wheel. normal driving. This can take the light turn off, your dealer can See your dealer if assistance is several days of routine driving. check the vehicle. The dealer has needed. If this has been done and the the proper test equipment and vehicle still does not pass the diagnostic tools to fix any The vehicle may not pass inspection if: inspection for lack of OBD II mechanical or electrical problems system readiness, your dealer that might have developed. . The malfunction indicator lamp is can prepare the vehicle for on while the vehicle is running. inspection. The vehicle is in ON/RUN for keyed access, or service only
  • 122. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 5-16 Instruments and Controls Service Vehicle Soon Brake System Warning Light Light { WARNING The vehicle brake system consists The brake system might not be of two hydraulic circuits. If one working properly if the brake circuit is not working, the remaining system warning light is on. circuit can still work to stop the Driving with the brake system vehicle. For normal braking warning light on can lead to a performance, both circuits need to crash. If the light is still on after be working. the vehicle has been pulled off For vehicles with this light, it comes the road and carefully stopped, If the warning light comes on, there on if a condition exists that may have the vehicle towed for is a brake problem. Have the brake require the vehicle to be taken in for service. system inspected right away. service. See Service Vehicle Messages on If the light comes on while driving, a page 5‑31 for more information. chime sounds. Pull off the road and If the light comes on, take the stop. The pedal might be harder to vehicle to your dealer for service as push or go closer to the floor. soon as possible. It might also take longer to stop. Metric English If the light is still on, have the For vehicles with an uplevel cluster, vehicle towed for service. See this light comes on in the Driver The brake indicator light should Towing the Vehicle on page 10‑81. Information Center (DIC). come on briefly as the engine is started. If it does not come on have the vehicle serviced by your dealer.
  • 123. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) Instruments and Controls 5-17 Antilock Brake System Start the engine again to reset the Up-Shift Light system. If the light stays on after (ABS) Warning Light driving at a speed above 20 km/h (13 mph), see your dealer for service. A chime may also sound when the light comes on steady. If the regular brake system warning light is not on, the vehicle still has brakes, but not antilock brakes. For manual transmission vehicles, If the regular brake system warning there is an up-shift light that comes The Antilock Brake System (ABS) light is also on, the vehicle does not light comes on briefly when the on in the lower DIC area. It shows have antilock brakes and there is a when to shift to the next higher gear engine is started. problem with the regular brakes. for best fuel economy. If the light does not come on, have it See Brake System Warning Light on fixed so it will be ready to warn if page 5‑16. See Manual Transmission on there is a problem. page 9‑32 for more information. See Brake System Messages on If the ABS light comes on and stays page 5‑28 for all brake‐related DIC on while driving, stop as soon as messages. possible and turn the ignition off.
  • 124. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 5-18 Instruments and Controls Power Steering Warning Traction Off Light See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 9‑36 and StabiliTrak® Light System on page 9‑37 for more information. StabiliTrak® OFF Light This light comes on briefly while This light comes on briefly when the starting the engine. If it does not, ignition is turned to ON/RUN as a have the vehicle serviced by your check to show it is working. dealer. If the system is working normally, the indicator light then If it does not come on have the turns off. This light comes on briefly while vehicle serviced by your dealer. starting the engine. If it does not, The traction off light comes on when If this light stays on, or comes on have the vehicle serviced by your the Traction Control System (TCS) while driving, the system may not be dealer. has been turned off by pressing working. If this happens, see your and releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak This light comes on when the dealer for service. button. StabiliTrak system is turned off. If StabiliTrak is off, the Traction This light and the StabiliTrak OFF Control System (TCS) is also off. light come on when StabiliTrak is turned off. If the TCS is off, the system does not assist in controlling the vehicle. If the TCS is off, wheel spin is not Turn on the TCS and the StabiliTrak limited. Adjust driving accordingly. systems and the warning light turns off.
  • 125. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) Instruments and Controls 5-19 See Traction Control System (TCS) feature(s) is no longer functioning When the Light Is On Steady on page 9‑36 and StabiliTrak® and whether the vehicle requires This indicates that one or more of System on page 9‑37 for more service. the tires are significantly information If the indicator/warning light is on underinflated. and flashing, the TCS and/or the A Driver Information Center (DIC) Traction Control System StabiliTrak system is actively tire pressure message may also (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light working. display. See Vehicle Messages See StabiliTrak® System on (Canada Uplevel and United States) page 9‑37 and Traction Control on page 5‑27 or Vehicle Messages System (TCS) on page 9‑36 for (Canada Base Level) on page 5‑27 more information. for more information. Stop as soon as possible, and inflate the tires to Tire Pressure Light the pressure value shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. The StabiliTrak or Traction Control See Tire Pressure on page 10‑47 System (TCS) indicator/warning for more information. light comes on briefly when the When the Light Flashes First and engine is started. Then Is On Steady If the light does not come on, have If the light flashes for about a the vehicle serviced by your dealer. minute and then stays on, there If the system is working normally, For vehicles with the Tire Pressure may be a problem with the TPMS. the indicator light turns off. Monitor System (TPMS), this light If the problem is not corrected, the If the light is on and not flashing, the comes on briefly when the engine light will come on at every ignition TCS, and potentially the StabiliTrak is started. It provides information cycle. See Tire Pressure Monitor system have been disabled. A DIC about tire pressures and the TPMS. Operation on page 10‑50 for more message may display. Check the information. DIC messages to determine which
  • 126. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 5-20 Instruments and Controls Engine Oil Pressure Light If the light comes on and stays on, it The low fuel warning light comes means that oil is not flowing through on and a chime sounds when the Notice: Lack of proper engine oil the engine properly. The vehicle vehicle is low on fuel. The light maintenance can damage the could be low on oil and might have turns off when fuel is added to the engine. Driving with the engine some other system problem. See fuel tank. oil low can also damage the your dealer. engine. The repairs would not be For vehicles with a Driver covered by the vehicle warranty. Information Center (DIC), see Check the oil level as soon as Low Fuel Warning Light Driver Information Center (DIC) on possible. Add oil if required, page 5‑22 for more information. but if the oil level is within the operating range and the oil Security Light pressure is still low, have the vehicle serviced. Always follow the maintenance schedule for changing engine oil. The immobilizer light should come on briefly as the engine is started. If it does not come on, have the This light comes on for a few vehicle serviced by your dealer. seconds when the ignition is turned If the system is working normally, The oil pressure light should come on as a check to indicate it is the indicator light turns off. on briefly as the engine is started. working. If it does not come on, If it does not come on, have the have it fixed. vehicle serviced by your dealer.
  • 127. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) Instruments and Controls 5-21 If the light stays on and the engine Wait for 10 seconds and restart Front Fog Lamp Light does not start, there could be a the vehicle. This might correct the problem with the theft-deterrent condition. system. See Immobilizer Operation The vehicle can be driven at a on page 2‑15 for more information. reduced speed when the reduced engine power light is on but Reduced Engine Power acceleration and speed might be Light reduced. The performance could be reduced until the next time the For vehicles with front fog lamps, vehicle is driven. If this light stays this light comes on when the front on, see your dealer as soon as fog lamps are in use. possible for diagnosis and repair. The light goes out when the front fog lamps are turned off. See Front High-Beam On Light Fog Lamps on page 6‑5 for more information. The reduced engine power light should come on briefly as the Lamps On Reminder engine is started. If it does not come on have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. This light, along with the service engine soon light, displays when a The high‐beam on light comes on noticeable reduction in the vehicles when the high-beam headlamps are performance occurs. Stop the in use. vehicle and turn off the ignition. See Headlamp High/Low-Beam The lamps on reminder light comes Changer on page 6‑2 for more on when the lights are in use. information.
  • 128. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 5-22 Instruments and Controls Cruise Control Light Door Ajar Light Information Displays Driver Information Center (DIC) The vehicle may have a Driver Information Center (DIC). The DIC displays information about your The cruise control light is white For vehicles equipped with this light, vehicle. It also displays warning whenever the cruise control is set, it comes on when a door is open or messages if a system problem is and turns green when the cruise not securely latched. Before driving, detected. See Vehicle Messages control is active. check that all doors are properly (Canada Uplevel and United States) closed. See Door Ajar Messages on on page 5‑27 or Vehicle Messages The light turns off when the cruise (Canada Base Level) on page 5‑27 control is turned off. See Cruise page 5‑28 for more information. for more information. All messages Control on page 9‑39 for more For vehicles with an uplevel cluster, appear in the DIC display located in information. this light comes on in the Driver the center of the instrument panel Information Center (DIC). cluster. DIC Operation and Displays The DIC has different displays which can be accessed by using the DIC buttons on the turn signal lever located on the left side of the steering wheel. The DIC displays trip, fuel, and warning messages if a system problem is detected.
  • 129. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) Instruments and Controls 5-23 DIC Buttons The following is a list of all possible The Average Fuel Economy display menu items: shows the approximate average . Trip 1 or Trip 2, Average Fuel liters per 100 kilometers (L/100 km) Economy, Average Vehicle or miles per gallon (mpg). This Speed number is based on the number of L/100 km (mpg) recorded since . Speed, Fuel Range, Average the last time this menu item was Fuel Economy reset. This display is shown A. SET/CLR: Press to set or clear . Instantaneous Fuel Economy as . c L/100 km (mpg). Reset the the menu item displayed. . Best Average Fuel Economy average consumption by pressing SET/CLR when it is displayed. B. w x (Thumbwheel): Use to . Fuel Used scroll through the menus. This screen also displays the . Timer average vehicle speed of the C. MENU: Press to display the vehicle in kilometers per hour (km/h) . Digital Speed Trip/Fuel menu and the Vehicle or miles per hour (mph). This Information menu. This button . Navigation average is based on the various is also used to return to or exit vehicle speeds recorded since Trip 1 or Trip 2, Average Fuel the last screen displayed on the last reset. This display is Economy, Average Vehicle Speed the DIC. shown as c km/h (mph). Reset This displays the current distance Trip/Fuel Menu Items traveled, in either kilometers (km) or the average speed by pressing miles (mi), from the last reset for the SET/CLR when it is displayed. Press MENU on the turn signal lever until Trip/Fuel Information trip odometer. The trip odometer can menu displays. Use w x to scroll be reset to zero by pressing and holding the SET/CLR button while through the menu items. Not all the trip odometer display is items are available on every vehicle. showing.
  • 130. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 5-24 Instruments and Controls Speed, Fuel Range, Average Fuel reflects only the fuel economy that fuel economy. Quickly press the Economy the vehicle has right now and SET/CLR button to display a page The top of this display includes changes frequently as driving for selecting one of the distance a digital speedometer. The conditions change. This display options. Move the up/down arrow to speedometer shows how fast is shown as . L/100 km (mpg). choose the selection, and SET/CLR the vehicle is moving in either This display cannot be reset. to change the setting. kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles Instantaneous Fuel Economy When viewing best AFE, a several per hour (mph). The speedometer second press and hold of SET/CLR cannot be reset. The instantaneous fuel economy will reset the best value. The best display shows the current fuel value will show “- - -“ until the In the center of the page is the economy in liters per 100 kilometers fuel range display. This shows the selected distance has been (L/100 km) or miles per gallon traveled. approximate distance the vehicle (mpg). This number reflects only the can be driven without refueling. fuel economy that the vehicle has The display provides feedback on The fuel range estimate is based right now and changes frequently as how current driving behavior in the on an average of the vehicles fuel driving conditions change. Unlike bar graph affects the running economy over recent driving history average economy, this display average in the left display and how and the amount of fuel remaining in cannot be reset. well recent driving compares to the the fuel tank. This display is shown best that has been achieved. as l . km (mi). Fuel range cannot Best Average Fuel Economy Fuel Used be reset. The right hand side displays the best average fuel economy (AFE) This display shows the approximate Also included on this page is liters (L) or gallons (gal) of fuel that an instantaneous fuel economy that is achieved for a selected distance. The left hand side displays have been used since last reset. display. The instantaneous fuel The fuel used can be reset by economy display shows the a running average of fuel economy for the most recently traveled pressing the SET/CLR button while current fuel economy in liters per the Fuel Used display is showing. 100 kilometers (L/100 km) or miles selected distance. The center bar per gallon (mpg). This number graph displays the instantaneous
  • 131. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (25,1) Instruments and Controls 5-25 Timer Navigation Units This display can be used as a timer. This display is used for the OnStar Move w x to change between To start the timer, press SET/CLR or navigation system Turn-by-Turn Metric or US when the Unit display while Timer is displayed. The guidance. See the OnStar Owners is active. Press SET/CLR to confirm display will show the amount of time Guide or the navigation manual, the setting. On some models, you that has passed since the timer was if the vehicle has navigation, for will have to select 1, 2, or 3 for the last reset, not including time the more information. Unit display. 1 is Imperial units, 2 is ignition is off. Time will continue to US units, and 3 is metric units. This be counted as long as the ignition is Vehicle Information Menu Items will change the displays on the on, even if another display is being cluster and DIC to the type of shown on the DIC. The timer will Press MENU on the turn signal measurements you select. record up to 99 hours, 59 minutes, lever until Vehicle Information menu and 59 seconds (99:59:59) after Tire Pressure is displayed. Use w x to scroll which the display will return to zero. The display may show a vehicle through the menu items. Not all To stop the timer, press SET/CLR with the approximate pressures of items are available on every vehicle. briefly while Timer is displayed. To all four tires. Tire pressure is The following is a list of all possible reset the timer to zero, press and displayed in either kilopascal (kPa) menu items: hold SET/CLR. or in pounds per square inch (psi). . Units On some models, this display only Digital Speed . Tire Pressure allows for matching of the TPMS The speedometer shows how fast sensors. In this case, the display the vehicle is moving in either . Remaining Oil Life will show TIRE LEARN. See Tire kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles . Battery Voltage Pressure Monitor System on per hour (mph). The speedometer page 10‑48 and Tire Pressure cannot be reset. . Blank Display Monitor Operation on page 10‑50 for more information.
  • 132. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (26,1) 5-26 Instruments and Controls Remaining Oil Life oil life, additional maintenance is Battery Voltage This display shows an estimate of recommended in the Maintenance This display, available on some the oils remaining useful life. Schedule in this manual. See vehicles, shows the current battery If REMAINING OIL LIFE 99% is Maintenance Schedule on voltage. If the voltage is in the displayed, that means 99% of the page 11‑3 for more information. normal range, the value will display. current oil life remains. This display Remember, the Oil Life display For example, the display may read may be shown as : %. must be reset after each oil change. Battery Voltage 15.0 Volts. The It will not reset itself. Also, be vehicles charging system regulates When the remaining oil life is low, careful not to reset the Oil Life voltage based on the state of the the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON display accidentally at any time battery. The battery voltage can message, or Code 82, will appear other than when the oil has just fluctuate while viewing this on the display. See Engine Oil been changed. It cannot be reset information on the DIC. This is Messages on page 5‑29 and accurately until the next oil change. normal. See Charging System Light “Vehicle Messages (Canadian To reset the engine oil life system on page 5‑13 for more information. Base Level)” following. The oil press the SET/CLR button while the If there is a problem with the battery should be changed as soon as Oil Life display is active. See charging system, the DIC will possible. See Engine Oil on Engine Oil Life System on display a message. See Battery page 10‑9. In addition to the page 10‑11. Voltage and Charging Messages on engine oil life system monitoring the page 5‑27. Blank Display This display shows no information.
  • 133. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (27,1) Instruments and Controls 5-27 Vehicle Messages 28: Right rear turn indicator failure cleared from the DIC display. 35: Replace battery in radio remote All messages should be taken seriously. Clearing messages will Vehicle Messages control not correct the problem. (Canada Base Level) 53: Tighten gas cap On the Canadian uplevel cluster DIC messages display when the 65: Theft attempted and on vehicles sold in the United status of the vehicle has changed 68: Service power steering States, vehicle messages are and action may be needed to displayed as text. The messages correct the condition. Multiple 75: Service air conditioner and information about them follow. messages appear one after another. 82: Change engine oil soon Press any of the DIC buttons on the 84: Engine power is reduced Battery Voltage and turn signal lever to acknowledge 95: Service airbag Charging Messages and clear them from the display. More urgent messages cannot be BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE cleared from the DIC display. Vehicle Messages This message displays when All messages should be taken (Canada Uplevel and the vehicle has detected that the seriously. Clearing messages will United States) battery voltage is dropping beyond not correct the problem. a reasonable point. The battery DIC messages display when the saver system starts reducing certain On the Canadian base level cluster, status of the vehicle has changed vehicle messages appear as code features of the vehicle that you may and action may be needed to be able to notice. At the point that numbers. correct the condition. Multiple features are disabled, this message 4: Air Conditioner off due to high messages appear one after another. is displayed. It means that the engine temperature Press any of the DIC buttons on the vehicle is trying to save the charge 25: Left front turn indicator failure turn signal lever to acknowledge in the battery. Turn off unnecessary and clear them from the display. accessories to allow the battery to 26: Left rear turn indicator failure More urgent messages cannot be recharge. 27: Right front turn indicator failure
  • 134. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (28,1) 5-28 Instruments and Controls LOW BATTERY Compass Messages Door Ajar Messages This message is displayed when the CAL DOOR(S) OPEN battery voltage is low. See Battery on page 10‑24 for more information. This message is displayed when the A vehicle symbol will be displayed compass needs to be calibrated. on the DIC showing which door is SERVICE BATTERY See Compass on page 5‑4. open along with this message. CHARGING SYSTEM Close the door completely. –– This message is displayed when HOOD OPEN there is a fault in the battery Two dashes will be displayed if the charging system. Take the vehicle compass needs service. See your This message will display when to your dealer for service. dealer for service. the hood is open. Close the hood completely. Brake System Messages Cruise Control Messages TRUNK OPEN BRAKE FLUID LOW APPLY BRAKE BEFORE This message will display when CRUISE the trunk is open. Close the trunk This message is displayed when the brake fluid level is low. See Brake If this message displays when completely. Fluid on page 10‑22. attempting to activate cruise control, apply the brake pedal and try again. RELEASE PARKING BRAKE CRUISE SET TO XXX This message is displayed as a reminder that the parking brake is This message displays when the on. Release it before you attempt to cruise control is set and shows the drive. speed it was set to. See Cruise Control on page 9‑39 for more information.
  • 135. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (29,1) Instruments and Controls 5-29 Engine Cooling System ENGINE OVERHEATED— IDLE Engine Oil Messages Messages ENGINE CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON This message displays when the A/C OFF DUE TO HIGH engine coolant temperature is too This message displays when the ENGINE TEMP hot. Stop and allow the vehicle to engine oil needs to be changed. This message displays when idle until it cools down. When you change the engine oil, be the engine coolant becomes sure to reset the Oil Life System. ENGINE See Engine Oil Life System on hotter than the normal operating temperature. To avoid added strain OVERHEATED— STOP page 10‑11 and Driver Information on a hot engine, the air conditioning ENGINE Center (DIC) on page 5‑22 for compressor automatically turns off. information on how to reset the This message displays and a When the coolant temperature system. See Engine Oil on continuous chime sounds if the returns to normal, the air page 10‑9 and Maintenance engine cooling system reaches conditioning compressor turns back Schedule on page 11‑3 for more unsafe temperatures for operation. on. You can continue to drive the information. Stop and turn off the vehicle as vehicle. soon as it is safe to do so to avoid OIL PRESSURE LOW— STOP If this message continues to appear, severe damage. This message ENGINE have the system repaired by your clears when the engine has cooled to a safe operating temperature. This message displays if low oil dealer as soon as possible to avoid pressure levels occur. Stop the damage to the engine. HIGH COOLANT vehicle as soon as safely possible TEMPERATURE and do not operate it until the cause of the low oil pressure has been This message displays if the coolant corrected. Check the oil as soon as temperature is hot. See Engine possible and have the vehicle Overheating on page 10‑18. serviced by your dealer.
  • 136. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (30,1) 5-30 Instruments and Controls Engine Power Messages TIGHTEN GAS CAP Lamp Messages ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED This message displays when the AUTOMATIC LIGHT fuel cap is not on tight. Tighten the This message displays when the fuel cap. CONTROL ON vehicles engine power is reduced. This message is displayed when Reduced engine power can affect Key and Lock Messages the automatic light control has been the vehicles ability to accelerate. turned on. See Automatic Headlamp If this message is on, but there NO REMOTE DETECTED System on page 6‑4. is no reduction in performance, This message displays when the proceed to your destination. The AUTOMATIC LIGHT transmitter battery is weak on CONTROL OFF performance may be reduced the vehicles with keyless access. See next time the vehicle is driven. The “Starting the Vehicle with a Low This message is displayed when the vehicle may be driven at a reduced Transmitter Battery” under Remote automatic light control has been speed while this message is on, but Keyless Entry (RKE) System turned off. See Automatic Headlamp maximum acceleration and speed Operation on page 2‑4 for more System on page 6‑4. may be reduced. Anytime this information. message stays on, the vehicle XXX TURN INDICATOR should be taken to your dealer for REPLACE BATTERY IN FAILURE service as soon as possible. REMOTE KEY When one of the turn signals This message displays when the is out, this message displays to Fuel System Messages battery in the Remote Keyless Entry show which bulb needs to be FUEL LEVEL LOW (RKE) transmitter needs to be replaced. See Bulb Replacement on replaced. page 10‑28 and Replacement Bulbs This message displays when the on page 10‑33 for more information vehicle is low on fuel. Refuel as on turn signal bulb replacement. soon as possible.
  • 137. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (31,1) Instruments and Controls 5-31 TURN SIGNAL ON Ride Control System Security Messages This message is displayed if the Messages THEFT ATTEMPTED turn signal has been left on. Turn off the turn signal. SERVICE TRACTION This message displays if the vehicle CONTROL detects a tamper condition. Object Detection System This message displays when Messages there is a problem with the Service Vehicle Messages Traction Control System (TCS). SERVICE AC SYSTEM PARK ASSIST OFF See Traction Control System (TCS) This message displays when the on page 9‑36. This message displays if there is a park assist system has been turned problem with the air conditioning SERVICE STABILITRAK system. Take the vehicle to your off or when there is a temporary condition causing the system to be This message displays if there dealer for service. disabled. See Ultrasonic Parking is a problem with the StabiliTrak SERVICE POWER STEERING Assist on page 9‑41. system. See StabiliTrak® System on page 9‑37. This message displays if there is a SERVICE PARK ASSIST problem with the power steering This message displays if there is a Airbag System Messages system. Take the vehicle to your problem with the Ultrasonic Rear dealer for service. Parking Assist (URPA) system. Do SERVICE AIRBAG SERVICE STEERING not use this system to help you This message displays if there is a COLUMN LOCK park. See Ultrasonic Parking Assist problem with the airbag system. on page 9‑41 for more information. Take the vehicle to your dealer for This message displays if there is a See your dealer for service. service. problem with the steering column lock. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service.
  • 138. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (32,1) 5-32 Instruments and Controls SERVICE VEHICLE SOON Tire Messages The low tire pressure warning light will also come on. See Tire This message displays if there is a SERVICE TIRE MONITOR Pressure Light on page 5‑19. problem with the vehicle. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service. SYSTEM If a tire pressure message appears This message displays if there is a on the DIC, stop as soon as you Starting the Vehicle problem with the Tire Pressure can. Inflate the tires by adding air Monitor System (TPMS). See Tire until the tire pressure is equal to the Messages Pressure Monitor Operation on values shown on the Tire and TURN STEERING WHEEL page 10‑50 for more information. Loading Information label. See Tires TURN KEY OFF THEN ON on page 10‑40, Vehicle Load Limits TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE on page 9‑10, and Tire Pressure on This message displays when the This message displays when the page 10‑47. steering column is locked. Try system is learning new tires. See turning the steering wheel while You can receive more than one tire Tire Pressure Monitor Operation on pressure message at a time. To turning the vehicle off and then back page 10‑50 for more information. on to unlock the steering column. read the other messages that may TIRE PRESSURE LOW ADD have been sent at the same time, TURN STEERING WHEEL AIR TO TIRE press the SET/CLR button. The DIC START VEHICLE AGAIN also shows the tire pressure values. On vehicles with the Tire Pressure See Driver Information Center (DIC) This message displays when you try Monitor System (TPMS), this on page 5‑22. to start the vehicle, but the column message displays when the remains locked. Try turning the pressure in one or more of the steering wheel while starting the vehicles tires is low. vehicle to unlock the steering column. If the vehicle still does not There is also an icon with the start, turn the steering wheel the warning that will indicate the other way, and try starting the location of the low tire. vehicle again.
  • 139. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (33,1) Instruments and Controls 5-33 Transmission Messages Vehicle Reminder Vehicle SERVICE TRANSMISSION Messages Personalization This message displays if there is a ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE The audio system controls are problem with the transmission. See WITH CARE used to access the personalization your dealer. This message displays when ice menus for customizing vehicle conditions are possible. features. TRANSMISSION HOT— IDLE ENGINE CONFIG (Configuration): Press STEERING COLUMN IS to access the Configuration This message displays and a chime LOCKED Settings menu. sounds if the transmission fluid in This message displays when the the vehicle gets hot. Driving with the MENU or MENU/SEL: Press the steering column is locked. center of this knob to enter the transmission fluid temperature high can cause damage to the vehicle. menus and select menu items. Stop the vehicle and let it idle to Turn the knob to scroll through the allow the transmission to cool. This menus. message clears when the fluid BACK: Press to exit or move temperature reaches a safe level. backward in a menu.
  • 140. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (34,1) 5-34 Instruments and Controls Entering the Personalization . Power Door Locks Auto Fan Speed Menus . Remote Locking, Unlocking, This will allow you to select the 1. Press CONFIG to access the Starting automatic fan speed. This feature Configuration Settings menu. . Return to Factory Settings sets the climate control fan speed to 2. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL maintain the interior temperature. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob knob to highlight Vehicle to highlight the menu. Press the Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Settings. Press the CONFIG knob to select it. Each of the knob when Auto Fan Speed is button until Vehicle is highlighted menus is detailed in the following highlighted to open the menu. Turn on vehicles with a navigation information. the knob to highlight High, Medium, system only. or Low. Press the BACK button to Vehicles with a navigation system confirm the selection and move 3. Press the center of the MENU or will display a checkmark to indicate MENU/SEL knob to select the back to the last menu. this feature is on. Vehicle Settings menu. The key Air Quality Sensor must be in the run position. Climate and Air Quality This will allow you to select whether The following list of menu items may If equipped, select the Climate and the system will operate at high or be available: Air Quality menu and the following low sensitivity. Only vehicles with will be displayed: the automatic climate control will . Climate and Air Quality . Auto Fan Speed have this option. . Comfort and Convenience . Air Quality Sensor Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Collision/Detection Systems knob when Air Quality Sensor is . Remote Start Auto Heat Seats highlighted to open the menu. Turn . Languages . Auto Defog the knob to highlight High Sensitivity . Lighting or Low Sensitivity. Press the BACK . Auto Rear Defog button to confirm the selection and move back to the last menu.
  • 141. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (35,1) Instruments and Controls 5-35 Remote Start Auto Heat Seats Press the BACK button to confirm Chime Volume On vehicles with remote start and the selection and move back to the This allows the selection of the heated seats, the heated seats can last menu. chime volume level. be set to on or off. Auto Rear Defog Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Press the MENU or MENU/SEL When on, this feature turns on the knob when Chime Volume is knob when Remote Start Auto Heat rear defogger at vehicle start when highlighted. Turn the knob to select Seats is highlighted to open the the interior temperature is cold Normal or High. Press the BACK menu. Turn the knob to highlight On and fog is likely. The auto rear button to confirm and go back to the or Off. Press the BACK button to defog function can be disabled by last menu. confirm the selection and move pressing 1. When off, the feature back to the last menu. Collision/Detection Systems can be turned on by pressing 1. If equipped, select the Collision/ Auto Defog See “Rear Window Defogger” under Detection Systems menu and Park When turned on and high humidity Climate Control Systems on Assist will be displayed. is detected, the climate control page 8‑1 for more information. system may adjust to outside Park Assist Press the MENU or MENU/SEL air supply and turn on the air knob when Auto Rear Defog is This allows the Ultrasonic Parking conditioner or the heater. The fan highlighted to open the menu. Turn Assist feature, audible only, to be speed may slightly increase to the knob to highlight On or Off. turned on or off. help prevent fogging. When high Press the knob to confirm the Press the MENU or MENU/SEL humidity is no longer detected, selection and move back to the knob when Park Assist is the system will return to its prior last menu. highlighted. Turn the knob to select operation. Comfort and Convenience On or Off. Press the knob to confirm Press the MENU or MENU/SEL and go back to the last menu. knob when Auto Defog is Select the Comfort and highlighted to open the menu. Turn Convenience menu and Chime the knob to highlight On or Off. Volume will be displayed.
  • 142. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (36,1) 5-36 Instruments and Controls Languages or 2 Minutes. Press the BACK Auto Door Unlock button to confirm and go back to This allows selection of which of the Select the Language menu and the the last menu. doors will automatically unlock when following will be displayed: Vehicle Locator Lights the vehicle is shifted into P (Park). . English This allows the vehicle locator lights Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Francais to be turned on or off. When on, the knob when Auto Door Unlock is . Espanol headlamps and back‐up lamps will highlighted. Turn the knob to select Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob flash when K is pressed. All Doors, Driver Door, or Off. Press to select the language. Press BACK the knob to confirm and go back to Press the MENU or MENU/SEL the last menu. to return to the last menu. knob when Vehicle Locator Lights is highlighted to open the menu. Turn Delayed Door Lock Lighting the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to When on, this feature will delay Select the Lighting menu and the highlight On or Off. Press MENU or the locking of the doors until following will be displayed: MENU/SEL to select On or Off. five seconds after the last door is . Exit Lighting Press the BACK button to confirm closed. You will hear three chimes the selection and move back to the to signal delayed locking is in use. . Vehicle Locator Lights last menu. Press either the power lock button Exit Lighting or Q on the RKE transmitter twice to Power Door Locks This allows the selection of how override the delayed locking feature long the exterior lamps stay on Select Power Door Locks and the and immediately lock all of the when leaving the vehicle when it is following will be displayed: doors. dark outside. . Auto Door Unlock Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Delayed Door Lock knob when Delayed Door Lock is knob when Exit Lighting is highlighted to select On or Off. . Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out highlighted. Turn the knob to Press BACK to return to the select Off, 30 Seconds, 1 Minute, . Auto Door Lock last menu.
  • 143. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (37,1) Instruments and Controls 5-37 Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Press the MENU or MENU/SEL When on, all doors will lock. The knob when Auto Door Lock is knob when Remote Lock Feedback driver door will then unlock if door highlighted. Turn the knob to select is highlighted. Turn the knob to locking is requested while the driver On or Off. Press the knob to confirm select Lights and Horn, Lights Only, door is open, and disable the and go back to the last menu. Horn Only, or Off. Press the knob Delayed Door Lock feature. to confirm and go back to the Remote Locking, Unlocking, last menu. Even when this feature is off, the Starting driver is protected from accidental Door Unlock or Remote Door Select Remote Locking, Unlocking, Unlock lockouts when the key is in the Starting and the following will be ignition. displayed (depending on the This allows selection of which doors If Off is selected, the Unlocked Door system): will unlock when pressing K on the Anti Lock Out feature may be . Remote Lock Feedback RKE transmitter. enabled through an additional menu Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Door Unlock or Remote Door selection. knob when Door Unlock is Unlock Press the MENU or MENU/SEL highlighted. Turn the knob to knob when Unlocked Door Anti Lock . Remote Unlock Light Feedback select All Doors or Driver Door Out is highlighted to select On or . Remote Start Only. When set to Driver Door Off. Press BACK to return to the Only, the driver door will unlock the Remote Lock Feedback last menu. first time K is pressed and all doors Auto Door Lock This allows selection of what type of will unlock when K is pressed a feedback is given when locking the second time. When set to All Doors, This allows selection of which of the vehicle with the RKE transmitter. doors will automatically lock when all of the doors will unlock at the the vehicle is shifted into P (Park). first press of K. Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.
  • 144. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (38,1) 5-38 Instruments and Controls Remote Unlock Light Feedback Remote Start Return to Factory Settings If equipped, this allows selection of If equipped, this allows selection to Select Return to Factory Settings to what type of feedback is given when turn on or off Remote Start. return all vehicle personalization to unlocking the vehicle with the RKE Press the MENU or MENU/SEL the default settings. Turn the knob transmitter. knob when Remote Start is to select Yes or No. Press the knob Press the MENU or MENU/SEL highlighted. Turn the knob to to confirm and go back to the knob when Remote Unlock Light select On or Off. Press the knob last menu. Feedback is highlighted. Turn the to confirm and go back to the knob to select On or Off. Press the last menu. knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.
  • 145. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Lighting 6-1 Lighting Interior Lighting Instrument Panel Illumination Exterior Lighting Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5 Courtesy Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Exterior Lamp Controls Exterior Lighting Dome Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Exterior Lamp Controls . . . . . . . . 6-1 Reading Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 Lighting Features Flash-to-Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3 Entry Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Daytime Running Exit Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 Lamps (DRL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3 Battery Power Protection . . . . . . 6-7 Automatic Headlamp System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4 Hazard Warning Flashers . . . . . 6-4 Turn and Lane-Change The exterior lamp control is located Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4 to the left of the steering column on Front Fog Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5 the instrument panel. It controls the following systems: . Headlamps . Taillamps . Parking Lamps . License Plate Lamps . Instrument Panel Lights . Fog Lamps
  • 146. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 6-2 Lighting The exterior lamp control has four 5 (Headlamps): Turns the Headlamp High/ positions: headlamps on together with the Low-Beam Changer O (Off): Briefly turn to this position lamps listed below. A warning chime to turn the automatic lamp control sounds if the driver door is opened off or on again. when the ignition switch is off and the headlamps are on. AUTO (Automatic): Turns the . Parking Lamps headlamps on automatically at normal brightness, together with the . Taillamps following: . License Plate Lamps . Parking Lamps . Instrument Panel Lights 2 3 (Headlamp High/Low-Beam . Taillamps Changer): Push the turn signal/ . Sidemarker Lamps . License Plate Lamps lane change lever away from you # (Front Fog Lamps): For and release, to turn the high . Instrument Panel Lights vehicles with fog lamps, press to beams on. . Sidemarker Lamps turn the lamps on or off. To return to low beams, push the ; (Parking Lamps): Turns the See Front Fog Lamps on page 6‑5. lever again or pull it toward you and parking lamps on together with the release. When the lights are on, ; will be following: lit. See Lamps On Reminder on . Taillamps page 5‑21. . License Plate Lamps . Instrument Panel Lights . Sidemarker Lamps
  • 147. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Lighting 6-3 A light sensor on top of the The headlamps automatically instrument panel makes the DRL change from DRL to the regular work, so be sure it is not covered. headlamps depending on the The DRL system makes the darkness of the surroundings. The low-beam headlamps come on other lamps that come on with the at a reduced brightness when the headlamps will also come on. This indicator light turns on in the following conditions are met: When it is bright enough outside, instrument panel cluster when the the headlamps go off and the DRL . The ignition is in the high-beam headlamps are on. come on. ON/RUN mode. To turn the DRL off or on again, Flash-to-Pass . The exterior lamps control is turn the exterior lamps control to the in AUTO. To flash the high beams, pull the off position and then release. For turn signal/lane change lever all the . The engine is running. vehicles first sold in Canada, the way toward you. Then release it. When the DRL are on, only the DRL cannot be turned off. low-beam headlamps, at a reduced Daytime Running level of brightness, will be on. The Lamps (DRL) taillamps, sidemarker, instrument panel, and other lamps will not Daytime Running Lamps can make be on. it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. Fully functional daytime running lamps are required on all vehicles first sold in Canada.
  • 148. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 6-4 Lighting Automatic Headlamp Hazard Warning Flashers Turn and Lane-Change System Signals When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamps control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. See Exterior Lamp Controls on page 6‑1. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. | (Hazard Warning Flasher): Press and momentarily hold this Move the lever all the way up or button located on the instrument down to signal a turn. The vehicle has a light sensor panel above the climate control Raise or lower the lever until the located on top of the instrument system, to make the front and rear arrow starts to flash to signal a lane panel. Make sure it is not covered, turn signal lamps flash on and off. change. The turn signal flashes or the headlamps will be on when This warns others that you are three times. they are not needed. having trouble. Press and The lever returns to its starting The system may also turn on the momentarily hold again to turn position when it is released. headlamps when driving through a the flashers off. parking garage or tunnel.
  • 149. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Lighting 6-5 If after signaling a turn or lane The ignition must be on to turn on Interior Lighting change the arrow flashes rapidly or the fog lamps. does not come on, a signal bulb # (Front Fog Lamps): Press to may be burned out. Have the bulbs Instrument Panel turn the fog lamps on or off. An replaced. If the bulb is not burned indicator light on the instrument Illumination Control out, check the fuse. See Fuses and panel cluster comes on when the Circuit Breakers on page 10‑34 for fog lamps are on. more information. The fog lamps come on together Front Fog Lamps with the parking lamps. If the high‐beam headlamps are turned on, the fog lamps will turn off. If the high‐beam headlamps are turned off, the fog lamps will turn back on again. This feature controls the brightness Some localities have laws that of the instrument panel controls and require the headlamps to be on infotainment display screen. The along with the fog lamps. thumbwheel is located to the left of the steering column on the For vehicles with front fog lamps, instrument panel. the button is located on the D (Instrument Panel outboard side of the instrument Brightness): Move the panel. thumbwheel up or down and hold, to brighten or dim the instrument panel controls and infotainment display screen.
  • 150. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 6-6 Lighting Courtesy Lamps H (Door): Press to turn the lamps Lighting Features on automatically when a door is The courtesy lamps come on opened. Entry Lighting automatically when any door is opened and the dome lamp is in the (On): Press to turn on the The headlamps, parking lamps, door position. dome lamps. taillamps, and most of the interior Reading Lamps lamps turn on briefly when K is Dome Lamps pressed on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. After about 30 seconds the exterior lamps turn off, and then the dome and remaining interior lights will dim to off. Entry lighting can be disabled manually by changing the ignition out of the OFF position, or by pressing the RKE transmitter Q button. The reading lamps are located in This feature can be changed. the overhead console. See Vehicle Personalization on # or $ : Press the button near page 5‑33. The dome lamp controls are located each lamp to turn it on or off. in the headliner. ( (Dome Lamp Override): Press to turn the lamps off, even when a door is open.
  • 151. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Lighting 6-7 Exit Lighting For vehicles with keyless access, Battery Power Protection the exterior lamps and dome lamps The headlamps, taillamps, parking automatically turn on when a door is The battery saver feature is lamps, back-up lamps, and license opened after the ignition is turned designed to protect the vehicles plate lamps come on at night, or in off. See Ignition Positions (Key battery. areas with limited lighting, when the Access) on page 9‑15 or Ignition If some interior lamps are left on key is removed from the ignition. Positions (Keyless Access) on and the ignition is turned off, the The dome lamps also come on page 9‑18. battery rundown protection system when the key is removed from the automatically turns the lamp off after ignition. The exterior lights and The exterior lamps turn off immediately by turning the exterior some time. dome lamps remain on after the door is closed for a set amount of lamps control off. time, then automatically turn off. This feature can be changed. See Vehicle Personalization on page 5‑33.
  • 152. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 6-8 Lighting 2 NOTES
  • 153. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Infotainment System 7-1 Infotainment Audio Players CD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-17 Introduction System Auxiliary Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-20 Infotainment Phone Read the following pages to Bluetooth (Overview) . . . . . . . . 7-23 become familiar with the audio Introduction Bluetooth (Infotainment Infotainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 systems features. Controls) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-25 Theft-Deterrent Feature . . . . . . . 7-2 Bluetooth (Voice Overview (Base Radio) . . . . . . . Overview (Up-Level Radio) . . . 7-2 7-4 Recognition) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-28 { WARNING Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6 Trademarks and License Taking your eyes off the road for Agreements extended periods could cause a Radio crash resulting in injury or death AM-FM Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11 Trademarks and License Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-34 to you or others. Do not give Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-13 Radio Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16 extended attention to infotainment Satellite Radio Antenna . . . . . . 7-17 tasks while driving. Multi-Band Antenna . . . . . . . . . . 7-17 This system provides access to many audio and non‐audio listings. To minimize taking your eyes off the road while driving, do the following while the vehicle is parked: . Become familiar with the operation and controls of the audio system.
  • 154. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 7-2 Infotainment System . Set up the tone, speaker adjustments, and preset radio Overview (Base Radio) stations. For more information, see Defensive Driving on page 9‑3. The vehicle has Retained Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, the audio system can be played even after the ignition is turned off. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 9‑23 for more information. Navigation/Radio System For vehicles with a navigation radio system, see the separate navigation manual. Theft-Deterrent Feature The theft-deterrent feature works by A. O C. g learning a portion of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to . Turns the system on or off . Radio: Seeks the previous the infotainment system. The and adjusts the volume. station. infotainment system does not B. Buttons 1 to 6 . CD: Selects the previous operate if it is stolen or moved to a track or rewinds within a different vehicle. . Radio: Saves and selects favorite stations. track.
  • 155. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Infotainment System 7-3 D. T I. INFO M. CD/AUX . CD: Moves up one folder . Radio: Shows available . Selects the CD player or level while playing an MP3. information about the an external audio source. current station. N. CD Slot E. k . CD: Shows available . Insert a CD. . CD: Pauses playback, and information about the stops playback. current track. O. CONFIG F. U J. TONE . Opens the settings menu. . CD: Moves back one folder . Opens the tone menu. P. 5> level while playing an MP3. K. AS . Opens the phone G. l . Radio: Opens the main menu. autostore stations list. . Mutes the audio system. . Radio: Seeks the next station. L. BAND Q. FAV . CD: Selects the next track . Changes the band while . Radio: Opens the or fast forwards within a listening to the radio. favorites list. track. . Selects the radio when R. BACK H. CLOCK listening to a different audio source. . Menu: Moves one . Opens the clock menu. level back. . Character Input: Deletes the last character.
  • 156. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 7-4 Infotainment System S. MENU or MENU/SEL Overview (Up-Level Radio) . Turn to open menus, highlight menu items, or set numeric values while in a menu. . Press to select menu items. . Radio: Manually selects radio stations. . CD: Selects tracks. T. Y . Removes a disc from the CD slot. A. O C. g . Turns the system on or off . Radio: Seeks the previous and adjusts the volume. station. B. Buttons 1 to 6 . CD: Selects the previous . Radio: Saves and selects track or rewinds within a favorite stations. track.
  • 157. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Infotainment System 7-5 D. k I. AS O. FAV . CD: Pauses playback, and . Radio: Opens the . Radio: Opens the stops playback. autostore stations list. favorites list. J. BAND P. BACK E. l . Changes the band while . Menu: Moves one . Radio: Seeks the next listening to the radio. level back. station. . Selects the radio when . Character Input: Deletes . CD: Selects the next track listening to a different the last character. or fast forwards within a audio source. track. Q. MENU or MENU/SEL K. CD/AUX . Turn to open menus, F. CLOCK . Selects the CD player or highlight menu items, . Opens the clock menu. an external audio source. or set numeric values while G. INFO L. CD Slot in a menu. . Radio: Shows available . Insert a CD. . Press to select menu information about the items. current station. M. CONFIG . Radio: Manually selects . Opens the settings menu. . CD: Shows available radio stations. information about the current track. N. 5> . CD: Selects tracks. H. TONE . Opens the phone R. Y main menu. . Opens the tone menu. . Removes a disc from the . Mutes the audio system. CD slot.
  • 158. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 7-6 Infotainment System Operation Volume Control Menu Icons Controls O (Volume/Power): Turn to adjust The menu icons indicate the the volume. following: The infotainment system is operated by using the pushbuttons, 5 / > (Phone/Mute): Press 5 / > multifunction knobs, menus shown to mute the infotainment system. on the display, and steering wheel Press 5 / > again, or turn controls, if equipped. the O knob to cancel mute. Turning the System On or Off MENU System (Base Level) O (Volume/Power): Press to turn The menu system for the base level the system on and off. infotainment system appears on the Automatic Switch‐Off top half of the display screen. If the infotainment system has been turned on after the ignition is turned off, the system will turn off A. The up and down arrows automatically after 10 minutes. indicate that the main menu is active. B. The angled arrow indicates that a submenu with more options is available.
  • 159. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Infotainment System 7-7 C. A single right arrow indicates BACK: Press to: Activating a Setting that the first submenu level is . Exit a menu. active. Two right arrows indicate that the second submenu level . Return from a submenu screen is active. to the previous menu screen. . Delete the last character in a D. The down arrow indicates that that more options are available sequence. in the current menu. Selecting a Menu Option 1. Press the MENU or Controls 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL MENU/SEL knob to enter The MENU or MENU/SEL knob and knob to scroll through available the displayed menu. the BACK button are used to menu options. 2. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL navigate the menu system. 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to display the setting. MENU or MENU/SEL Knob: knob to select the option. 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL Press to: Submenus knob to activate the setting. . Enter the menu system. A single right arrow indicates that Setting a Value . Select or activate the menu a submenu with other options is option. available. . Confirm a set value. A double right arrow indicates that a . Turn a system setting on or off. second submenu with other options is available. Turn to: . Select a menu, or a menu option. 1. Press the MENU or MENU/ SEL knob to enter the . Select a value. displayed menu.
  • 160. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 7-8 Infotainment System 2. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL Entering a Character Sequence Controls knob to change the current value The MENU or MENU/SEL knob of the setting. and the BACK button are used to 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL navigate the menu system. knob to confirm the setting. MENU or MENU/SEL Knob: Turning a Function On or Off Press to: . Enter the menu system. 1. Press the MENU or MENU/ . Select or activate the highlighted SEL knob to enter the menu option. displayed menu. . Confirm a set value. 2. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to adjust the highlighted . Turn a system setting on or off. character. Turn to: 1. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to enter 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Highlight a menu option. the displayed menu. knob to select the character. . Select a value. 2. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL Press the BACK button to delete the last character in the sequence or BACK: Press to: knob to turn the function on or off. press and hold to delete the entire . Exit a menu. character sequence. 3. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL . Return from a submenu screen knob to confirm the setting. Menu System (Uplevel) to the previous menu screen. The menu system for the uplevel . Delete the last character in a infotainment system appears on the sequence. display screen.
  • 161. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Infotainment System 7-9 Selecting a Menu Option Activating a Setting Turning a Function On or Off 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to move the knob to highlight the setting. knob to highlight the function. highlighted bar. 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to activate the setting. knob to turn the function on knob to select the highlighted or off. option. Setting a Value Entering a Character Sequence Submenus An arrow on the right‐hand edge of the menu indicates that it has a submenu with other options. 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to change the current value 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL of the setting. knob to highlight the character. 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL 2. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to confirm the setting. knob to select the character.
  • 162. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 7-10 Infotainment System Press the BACK button to delete the Adjusting the Treble, Midrange, System Settings last character in the sequence or and Bass press and hold to delete the entire Configuring the Number of 1. Press the TONE button. Favorite Pages character sequence. 2. Select Treble, Midrange, To configure the number of available Audio Settings or Bass. favorite pages: The audio settings can be set for 3. Select the value. 1. Press the CONFIG button. each radio band and each audio player source. Press the BACK button to go back 2. Select Radio Settings. to the Tone Settings menu. To quickly reset an audio setting 3. Select Radio Favorites. value to 0: Adjusting the Fader and Balance 4. Select the number of available 1. Press the TONE button. 1. Press the TONE button. favorite pages. 2. Select the audio setting. 2. Select Fader or Balance. 5. Press the BACK button to go 3. Select the value. back to the System 3. Press and hold the MENU or Configuration menu. MENU/SEL button until the value Press the BACK button to go back changes to 0. to the Tone Settings menu. Auto Volume Press the BACK button to go back Adjusting the EQ (Equalizer) The auto volume feature to the Tone Settings menu. automatically adjusts the radio For vehicles that have an equalizer: volume to compensate for road and 1. Press the TONE button. wind noise as the vehicle speeds up or slows down, so that the volume 2. Select EQ presets. level is consistent. 3. Select the setting. Press the BACK button to go back to the Tone Settings menu.
  • 163. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) Infotainment System 7-11 The level of volume compensation Radio RDS (Radio Data System) can be selected, or the auto volume The radio may have RDS. The RDS feature can be turned off. AM-FM Radio feature is available for use only on 1. Press the CONFIG button. FM stations that broadcast RDS 2. Select Radio Settings. Control Buttons information. This feature only works The buttons used to control the when the information from the radio 3. Select Auto Volume. station is available. In rare cases, radio are: 4. Select the setting. a radio station could broadcast BAND: Press to turn the radio on incorrect information that causes the 5. Press the BACK button to go and choose between AM, FM, and radio features to work improperly. back to the System XM™, if equipped. If this happens, contact the radio Configuration menu. station. MENU or MENU/SEL: Turn to Maximum Startup Volume navigate the available menus and to While the radio is tuned to an The maximum volume played when search for stations. FM-RDS station, the station name the radio is first turned on can INFO: Press to display additional or call letters display. be set. information that may be available for Radio Menus 1. Press the CONFIG button. the current song. Radio menus are available for AM 2. Select Radio Settings. g or l : Press to search for and FM. stations. 3. Select Maximum Startup Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob Volume. FAV: Press to open the favorites to open the main radio menu for list and select the favorites page. 4. Select the setting. that band. 1 to 6: Press to select preset 5. Press the BACK button to stations. go back to the System Configuration menu. AS (Autostore): Press to open the autostore list.
  • 164. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 7-12 Infotainment System Selecting a Band Favorites List To search for a programming type 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ determined by station: Press the BAND button to choose AM, FM, or XM, if equipped. The SEL knob. 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ last station that was playing starts 2. Select Favorites List. SEL knob. playing again. 2. Select FM category list. A list of 3. Select the station. Selecting a Station all programming types available Station Lists displays. Seek Tuning 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ 3. Select the programming type. If the radio station is not known: SEL knob. A list of stations that transmit programming of the selected Briefly press g or l to 2. Select AM or FM Station List. All type displays. automatically search for the next receivable stations in the current available station. If a station is not reception area are displayed. If a 4. Select the station. found, the radio switches to a more station list has not been created, The category lists are updated when sensitive search level. If a station an automatic station search the station lists are updated. still is not found, the frequency that is done. was last active begins to play. 3. Select the station. Updating Station & Category Lists If the radio station is known: If stations stored in the station list Category Lists can no longer be received: Press and hold g or l until the Most stations that broadcast an 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ station on the display is reached, RDS program type code specify the SEL knob. then release the button. type of programming transmitted. Some stations change the program 2. Select Update AM or FM Station Manual Tuning List, if the stations stored in type code depending on the Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob content. The system stores the RDS the station list are no longer to select the frequency on the stations sorted by program type in received. A station search will be display. the FM category list. completed and the first station in the updated list will play.
  • 165. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) Infotainment System 7-13 To cancel the station search, press Autostore Stations Satellite Radio the MENU or MENU/SEL knob. AS (Autostore): Autostore Vehicles with an XM Satellite Radio Storing a Station as a Favorite searches and stores six FM and tuner and a valid XM Satellite Radio six AM stations with the strongest subscription can receive XM Stations from all bands can be signal. To use autostore: stored in any order in the favorite programming. pages. 1. Press BAND to select FM or AM. XM Satellite Radio Service Up to six stations can be stored in 2. Press AS for at least XM is a satellite radio service based each favorite page and the number two seconds until a beep in the 48 contiguous United States of available favorite pages can sounds. SEARCH displays on and 10 Canadian provinces. XM be set. the radio, followed by the Satellite Radio has a wide variety of number of stations found. Storing Stations programming and commercial-free 3. The radio will automatically store music, coast to coast, and in To store the station to a position in the six strongest stations found digital-quality sound. A service the list, press the corresponding as autostore presets. fee is required to receive the XM button 1 to 6 until a beep is heard. service. If XM Service needs to be Press the AS button to alternate Retrieving Stations between the autostore stations and reactivated, the radio will display favorites. "No Subscription Please Renew" on Press the FAV button to open a channel XM1. For more information, favorite page or to switch to another AS displays on the radio when using contact XM at www.xmradio.com favorite page. Briefly press one of autostore presets. or 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S., the 1 to 6 buttons to retrieve the and www.xmradio.ca or station. Autostore does not delete previously stored favorite stations. 1-877-438-9677 in Canada. Autostore does not function with XM radio stations.
  • 166. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 7-14 Infotainment System Control Buttons XM Categories Selecting a Channel The buttons used to control the XM XM channels are organized in Using g or l radio are: categories. . Press and release g or l to BAND: Press to turn the radio on Removing or Adding Categories go to the previous or next and choose between AM, FM, channel. and XM. Channels in a category that have been removed can still be accessed . Press and hold g or l to g or l : Press to go to the by using g or l , or the MENU or scroll through the previous or previous or next channel. MENU/SEL knob. next channel until the channel is FAV: Press to open the reached. To add or remove categories: favorites list. 1. Press the CONFIG button. Selecting a Channel Using the 1 to 6: Press to select a favorite. MENU or MENU/SEL Knob 2. Select Radio Settings. MENU or MENU/SEL: Turn to To select an XM channel using the select a channel. 3. Select XM Categories. MENU or MENU/SEL knob: INFO: Press to display additional 4. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob information that may be available knob to highlight the category. to highlight an XM channel. The about the current song. 5. Press the MENU or MENU/SEL channel is selected after a short k (Play/Pause): Press to pause knob to remove or add the delay. time shifted content, if equipped. category. To select a channel using the MENU Selecting an XM Channel or MENU/SEL knob: Selecting the XM Band 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL Press the BAND button to choose XM channels can be selected by knob and select Channel List. between the AM, FM, and XM using g, l , the MENU or MENU/ bands. The last channel played in SEL knob, or the Menu system. 2. Select the desired channel. that band begins to play when that band is selected.
  • 167. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) Infotainment System 7-15 Selecting a Channel Using the Retrieving Channels Channel Unauth: This channel is Menu System Press the FAV button to open a blocked or cannot be received with 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ favorite page or to change to your XM Subscription package. SEL knob. another favorite page. Briefly press Channel Unavailable: This 2. Select XM Category List. one of the 1 to 6 buttons to retrieve previously assigned channel is no the channel. longer assigned. Tune to another 3. Select the category. station. XM Messages 4. Select the channel. No Artist Info: The system XL (Explicit Language is working properly. No artist Storing an XM Channel as a Channels): These channels, or any information is available at this time Favorite others, can be blocked by request, on this channel. Channels from all bands can be by calling 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S., and 1-877-438-9677 in No Title Info: The system is stored in any order in the favorite working properly. No song title pages. Canada. information is available at this time Up to six channels can be stored in XM Updating: The encryption code on this channel. each favorite page and the number in the receiver is being updated. No action is required. This process No CAT Info: The system is of available favorite pages can working properly. No category be set. should take no longer than 30 seconds. information is available at this time Storing a Channel as a Favorite on this channel. Loading XM: The audio system is To store the channel to a position acquiring and processing audio and No Information: The system is in the list, press and hold the text data. No action is needed. This working properly. No text or corresponding 1 to 6 button until the message should disappear shortly. informational messages are channel can be heard again. available at this time on this Channel Off Air: This channel is channel. not currently in service. Tune in to another channel.
  • 168. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 7-16 Infotainment System No Subscription Please Renew: Check Antenna: If this message FM XM subscription needs to be does not clear within a short period FM signals only reach about 16 to reactivated. Contact XM at of time, the receiver could have a 65 km (10 to 40 mi). Although the www.xmradio.com or fault. Consult with your dealer. radio has a built-in electronic circuit 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S., XM Not Available: If this message that automatically works to reduce and www.xmradio.ca or does not clear within a short period interference, some static can occur, 1-877-438-9677 in Canada. of time, the receiver could have a especially around tall buildings or No XM Signal: The system is fault. Consult with your dealer. hills, causing the sound to fade in working properly. The vehicle may and out. be in a location where the XM signal Radio Reception is being blocked. When the vehicle AM is moved into an open area, the Frequency interference and static can occur during normal radio The range for most AM stations is signal should return. greater than for FM, especially at reception if items such as cell phone CAT Not Found: The system is chargers, vehicle convenience night. The longer range can cause working properly. There are no accessories, and external electronic station frequencies to interfere channels available for the selected devices are plugged into the with each other. For better radio category. accessory power outlet. If there is reception, most AM radio stations interference or static, unplug the boost the power levels during the XM Radio ID: If tuned to channel 0, day, and then reduce these levels this message alternates with the item from the accessory power outlet. during the night. Static can also XM Radio eight‐digit radio ID label. occur when things like storms and This label is needed to activate the power lines interfere with radio service. reception. When this happens, try Unknown: If this message is reducing the treble on the radio. received when tuned to channel 0, there could be a receiver fault. Consult with your dealer.
  • 169. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) Infotainment System 7-17 XM™ Satellite Radio Service Satellite Radio Antenna Audio Players XM Satellite Radio Service gives The XM Satellite Radio antenna is digital radio reception from coast to located on the roof of the vehicle. CD Player coast in the 48 contiguous United Keep the antenna clear of States, and in Canada. Just as The CD player can play audio CDs obstructions for clear radio and MP3 CDs. with FM, tall buildings or hills can reception. interfere with satellite radio signals, The CD player will not play causing the sound to fade in and If the vehicle has a sunroof, the 8 cm (3 in) CDs. out. In addition, traveling or standing performance of the XM system may under heavy foliage, bridges, be affected if the sunroof is open. Care of CDs garages, or tunnels may cause loss Sound quality can be reduced due of the XM signal for a period of time. Multi-Band Antenna to disc quality, recording method, The multi-band antenna is on the quality of the music recorded, and Cellular Phone Usage how the disc has been handled. roof of the vehicle. The antenna is Cellular phone usage may cause used for the AM‐FM radio, OnStar, Handle discs carefully and store interference with the vehicles radio. the XM Satellite Radio Service them in their original cases or other This interference may occur when System, and GPS (Global protective cases away from direct making or receiving phone calls, Positioning System), if the vehicle sunlight and dust. If the bottom charging the phones battery, has these features. Keep the surface of a disc is damaged, the or simply having the phone on. This antenna clear of obstructions for disc may not play properly or at all. interference can cause an increased clear reception. Do not touch the bottom surface of level of static while listening to the a disc while handling it; this could radio. If static is received while damage the surface. Pick up discs listening to the radio, unplug the by grasping the outer edges or the cellular phone and turn it off. edge of the hole and the outer edge.
  • 170. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 7-18 Infotainment System If the bottom surface of a disc is the CD player and the loading slot Removing a CD dirty, take a soft lint‐free cloth, free of foreign materials, liquids, or dampen a clean soft cloth in a and debris. Press Y. mild neutral detergent solution The disc is pushed out of the mixed with water, and clean it. Wipe Control Buttons CD slot. the disc from the center to the The buttons used to control the CD outer edge. player are: If the disc is not removed after it is ejected, it is pulled back in after a Care of the CD Player CD/AUX: Press to use the CD few seconds. player. Do not add a label to a disc, as it Playing a CD or MP3 CD could get caught in the CD player. l or g : Press to select tracks or If a label is needed, label the to fast forward or rewind within a Press the CD/AUX button if there top of the recorded disc with a track. is a disc in the player; it begins marking pen. playing. INFO: Press to display additional Do not use disc lens cleaners information about the current track Information about the disc and because they could contaminate the that may be available. current track is shown on the lens of the disc optics and damage display depending on the data TUNE: Turn to select tracks. stored. the CD player. MENU or MENU/SEL: Turn to Notice: If a label is added to a Selecting a CD Track enter the menu. CD, more than one CD is inserted Using the control buttons: into the slot at a time, or an SELECT: Press to select an item. attempt is made to play scratched Y: Press to eject the disc. . Press g or l to select the or damaged CDs, the CD player previous or next track. could be damaged. While using Inserting a CD . Turn the TUNE knob. the CD player, use only CDs in With the printed side facing up, good condition without any label, insert a disc into the CD slot until it load one CD at a time, and keep is drawn in.
  • 171. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) Infotainment System 7-19 Using the CD Menu: Using the CD Menu: Tracks can be searched by: 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ . Playlists SEL knob. SEL knob. . Artists 2. Select Tracks list. 2. Select Playlists/Folders. . Albums 3. Select the track. 3. Select the playlist or folder. . Song Titles Playing Tracks in Random Order 4. Select the track. . Genres Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob Searching for MP3 Tracks . Folder View and then set Shuffle Songs to On. The search feature may take some To search for tracks: Fast Forward and Rewind time to display the information after reading the disc due to the amount 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ Press and hold l or g to fast of information stored on the disc. SEL knob. forward or rewind within the current FM automatically plays while the 2. Select Search. track. disc is being read. 3. Select: Playlists, Artists, Selecting an MP3 Track Albums, Song Titles, Genres, Using the control buttons: or Folder View. 4. Select the track. . Press g or l to select the previous or next track. . Turn the TUNE knob.
  • 172. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 7-20 Infotainment System Auxiliary Devices Adjusting the Volume The optional AUX input allows Turn the O knob to adjust the portable devices to connect to the volume of the infotainment system vehicle using the 3.5 mm (1/8 in) after the volume level has been set auxiliary jack or USB port. on the portable audio device. THe SD Slot allows SD cards to be USB Port inserted and used with the audio system. For vehicles with a USB port, the following devices may be connected Portable devices are controlled by and controlled by the infotainment using the menu system described in system. Operation on page 7‑6. A. 3.5 mm (1/8 in) Auxiliary . iPods Input Jack . PlaysForSure Devices (PFDs) B. SD Card Slot . USB Drives C. USB Port . Zunes® 3.5 mm Jack Not all iPods, PFDs, USB drives, Connect a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) cable to and Zunes are compatible with the the auxiliary input jack to use a infotainment system. Devices are portable audio player. also charged while plugged into the USB port. Playback of an audio device that is connected to the 3.5 mm jack can only be controlled using the controls on the device.
  • 173. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) Infotainment System 7-21 Connecting and Controlling 3. Select: Playlists, Artists, Albums, Connecting and Controlling a an iPod™ Song Titles, Podcasts, Genres, PlaysForSure Device (PFD) Audio Books, or Composers. or Zune Not all iPods can be controlled by the infotainment system. 4. Select the track. Connecting a PFD or Zune Connecting an iPod Shuffle Connect the PFD or Zune to the Connect the iPod to the USB port. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob USB port. and set Shuffle Songs (Random) to Searching for a Track Searching for a Track On or Off, then press the BACK Tracks that are found can be button to return to the main screen. Tracks can be searched for by: searched for by: On: Plays tracks in the current . Playlists . Playlists folder in random order. . Artists . Artists Off: Plays tracks in the current . Albums folder in sequential order. . Albums . Song Titles Repeat . Song Titles . Podcasts Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob . Podcasts . Genres and set Repeat to On or Off, then . Genres press the BACK button to return to To search for tracks: . Audio Books the main screen. 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ . Composers On: Repeats the current track. SEL knob. To search for tracks: Off: Starts playback from the 2. Select Search. beginning of the current track after 3. Select: Playlists, Artists, Albums, 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ the last track finishes. SEL knob. Song Titles, Podcasts, or Genres. 2. Select Search. 4. Select the track.
  • 174. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 7-22 Infotainment System Shuffle Functionality When a device is not supported, the . Genres Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob message “No supported data found. . Folder View and set Shuffle Songs (Random) to You can safely disconnect the device” appears. *This only displays if a playlist is On or Off. found on the device. On: Plays current tracks in random Connecting a USB Drive To search for tracks: order. Connect the USB drive to the 1. Turn the MENU or MENU/ Off: Plays current tracks in USB port. SEL knob. sequential order. Searching for a Track 2. Select Search. Repeat Functionality It is normal for the search feature 3. Select: Playlists, Artists, Albums, Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to take some time to display the Song Titles, Genres, and set Repeat to On or Off. information after reading the device or Folder View. due to the amount of information Repeat On: Repeats the current stored. 4. Select the track. track. Files that do not have any meta Shuffle Functionality Repeat Off: Starts playback from data stored in the ID3 tag display as the beginning of the current track Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob Unknown. and set Shuffle Songs (Random) to after the last track finishes. Tracks can be searched for by: On or Off. Connecting and Controlling a . Playlists* On: Plays current tracks in random USB Drive order. . Artists The infotainment system can only Off: Plays current tracks in play back .mp3 and .wma files from . Albums sequential order. a USB drive. . Song Titles Only the first 10,000 songs are recognized on the device.
  • 175. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) Infotainment System 7-23 Repeat Functionality Phone To minimize driver distraction, Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob before driving, and with the vehicle parked: and set Repeat to On or Off. Bluetooth (Overview) Repeat On: Repeats the current . Become familiar with the For vehicles equipped with features of the cell phone. track. Bluetooth capability, the system can Organize the phone book and Repeat Off: Starts playback from interact with many cell phones, contact lists clearly and delete the beginning of the current track allowing: duplicate or rarely used entries. after the last track finishes. . Placement and receipt of calls in If possible, program speed dial a hands-free mode. or other shortcuts. . Sharing of the cell phone’s . Review the controls and address book or contact list with operation of the infotainment the vehicle. system. . Pair cell phone(s) to the vehicle. The system may not work with all cell phones. See “Pairing” in this section for more information.
  • 176. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 7-24 Infotainment System . If the cell phone has voice recognition are used to control the Infotainment System Controls dialing capability, learn to use system. The system can be used that feature to access the If equipped, the infotainment system while in ON/RUN or ACC/ allows certain controls to be address book or contact list. See ACCESSORY. The range of the “Voice Pass-Thru” in this section selected on the infotainment display. Bluetooth system can be up to 9.1 m See the OnStar Owner’s manual for more information. (30 ft). Not all phones support all under "OnStar Screen User . See “Storing and Deleting Phone functions and not all phones work Interface" for more information. Numbers” in this section for with the Bluetooth system. See more information. www.gm.com/bluetooth for more For information about how to information about compatible navigate the menu system using the infotainment controls, see Operation { WARNING phones. on page 7‑6. Bluetooth Controls When using a cell phone, it can 5 > (PHONE/MUTE): Press to be distracting to look too long or Use the buttons located on the enter the Phone main menu. Press too often at the screen of the infotainment system and the to mute the audio system. phone or the infotainment steering wheel to operate the Bluetooth system. Voice Recognition (navigation) system. Taking your eyes off the road too long or Steering Wheel Controls The voice recognition system uses too often could cause a crash commands to control the system resulting in injury or death. Focus b / g (Push To Talk): Press to and dial phone numbers. answer incoming calls, confirm your attention on driving. system information, and start voice Noise: The system may not recognition. recognize voice commands if there Vehicles with a Bluetooth system is too much background noise. $ / i (End Call/Mute): Press to can use a Bluetooth‐capable cell end a call, reject a call, or cancel an When to Speak: A tone sounds to phone with a Hands‐Free Profile to operation. indicate that the system is ready for make and receive phone calls. The a voice command. Wait for the tone infotainment system and voice and then speak.
  • 177. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (25,1) Infotainment System 7-25 . Up to five cell phones can be How to Speak: Speak clearly in a Bluetooth (Infotainment paired to the Bluetooth system. calm and natural voice. Controls) . Audio System The pairing process is disabled For information about how to when the vehicle is moving. When using the Bluetooth system, navigate the menu system using the infotainment controls, see Operation . Pairing only needs to be sound comes through the vehicles on page 7‑6. completed once, unless the front audio system speakers and pairing information on the cell overrides the audio system. Use the Pairing phone changes or the cell phone VOL/ O knob during a call to is deleted from the system. change the volume level. The A Bluetooth‐enabled cell phone adjusted volume level remains in must be paired to the Bluetooth . Only one paired cell phone can memory for later calls. The system system and then connected to the be connected to the Bluetooth maintains a minimum volume level. vehicle before it can be used. See system at a time. your cell phone manufacturers user . If multiple paired cell phones are Other Information guide for Bluetooth functions before within range of the system, the The Bluetooth® word mark and pairing the cell phone. If a Bluetooth system connects to the first logos are owned by the Bluetooth® phone is not connected, calls will be available paired cell phone in the SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks made using OnStar Hands‐Free order that they were first paired by General Motors is under license. Calling, if available. Refer to the to the system. To link to a Other trademarks and trade names OnStar Owners Guide for more different paired phone, see are those of their respective owners. information. “Linking to a Different Phone” See Radio Frequency Statement on Pairing Information later in this section. page 13‑15 for information . A Bluetooth phone with MP3 Pairing a Phone regarding Part 15 of the Federal capability cannot be paired to 1. Press the CONFIG button. Communications Commission (FCC) the vehicle as a phone and an rules and Industry Canada MP3 player at the same time. 2. Select Phone Settings. Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310. 3. Select Bluetooth.
  • 178. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (26,1) 7-26 Infotainment System 4. Select Pair Device (Phone). Listing All Paired and Connected 4. Select Device List. A four‐digit Personal Phones 5. Select the new phone to link to Identification Number (PIN) 1. Press the CONFIG button. and follow the on screen appears on the display. The PIN prompts. is used in Step 6. 2. Select Phone Settings. 3. Select Bluetooth. If delete is selected, the 5. Start the pairing process on the highlighted phone will be cell phone to be paired to the 4. Select Device List. deleted. vehicle. See the cell phone manufacturers user guide for Deleting a Paired Phone Making a Call Using information on this process. 1. Press the CONFIG button. Phone Book 6. Locate the device named “Your 2. Select Phone Settings. For cell phones that support the Vehicle” in the list on the cell phone book feature, the Bluetooth phone. Follow the instructions 3. Select Bluetooth. system can use the contacts stored on the cell phone to enter the 4. Select Device List. on your cell phone to make calls. PIN provided in Step 4. After the See your cell phone phone 5. Select the phone to delete and PIN is successfully entered, the manufacturers user guide or follow the on screen prompts. system prompts you to provide a contact your wireless provider to name for the paired cell phone. Linking to a Different Phone find out if this feature is supported This name will be used to by your phone. To link to a different phone, the new indicate which phones are phone must be in the vehicle and When a cell phone supports the paired and connected to the available to be connected to the phone book feature, the Phone vehicle. The system responds Bluetooth system before the Book and Call Lists menus are with “<Phone name> has been process is started. automatically available. successfully paired” after the pairing process is complete. 1. Press the CONFIG button. The Phone Book menu allows you 7. Repeat Steps 1 through 6 to pair 2. Select Phone Settings. to access the phone book stored in additional phones. the cell phone to make a call. 3. Select Bluetooth.
  • 179. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (27,1) Infotainment System 7-27 The Call Lists menu allows you to 3. Select the Incoming Calls, Declining a Call access the phone numbers from the Outgoing Calls, or Missed Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob Incoming Calls, Outgoing Calls, and Calls list. to “Decline” and press the MENU or Missed Calls menus on your cell 4. Select the name or number you MENU/SEL knob to decline the call. phone to make a call. want to call. To make a call using the Phone Call Waiting Book menu: Making a Call Call waiting must be supported on To make a call: the Bluetooth phone and enabled by 1. Press 5 > once or twice the wireless service carrier to work. (depending on the radio). 1. Press 5 > once or twice (depending on the radio). Accepting a Call 2. Select Phone Book. 2. Enter the character sequence. Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob 3. Search through the list by See “Entering a Character to “Answer” and press the MENU or selecting the letter group the Sequence” in Operation on MENU/SEL knob to accept the call. phone book entry begins with, or press the MENU or MENU/ page 7‑6 for more information. Declining a Call SEL button to scroll through the 3. Select Call to start dialing the Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob entire list of names/numbers in number. to “Decline” and press the MENU or the phone book. Accepting or Declining a Call MENU/SEL knob to decline the call. 4. Select the name or number you want to call. When an incoming call is received, Switching Between Calls (Call the infotainment system mutes and Waiting Calls Only) To make a call using the Call a ring tone is heard in the vehicle. Lists menu: To switch between calls: Accepting a Call 1. Turn or press the MENU or 1. Press 5 > once or twice MENU/SEL knob. (depending on the radio). Turn the MENU or MENU/SEL knob to “Answer” and press the MENU or 2. Select Switch Call from 2. Select Call Lists. MENU/SEL knob to accept the call. the menu.
  • 180. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (28,1) 7-28 Infotainment System Conference Calling Ending a Call Bluetooth (Voice Conference calling and three‐way Turn or press the MENU or MENU/ Recognition) calling must be supported on the SEL knob and select Hang Up. Bluetooth phone and enabled by the Using Voice Recognition wireless service carrier to work. Muting a Call To use voice recognition, press To start a conference while in a To Mute a Call the b / g button located on the current call: Turn or press the MENU or MENU/ steering wheel. Use the commands 1. Turn or press the MENU or SEL knob and select Mute Call. below for the various voice features. MENU/SEL knob. For additional information, say To Cancel Mute “Help” while you are in a voice 2. Select Enter Number. Turn or press the MENU or MENU/ recognition menu. 3. Enter the character sequence SEL knob and select Mute Call. Pairing then select Call. See “Entering a Character Sequence” in Dual Tone Multi-Frequency A Bluetooth‐enabled cell phone Operation on page 7‑6 for more (DTMF) Tones must be paired to the Bluetooth information. The in‐vehicle Bluetooth system can system and then connected to the send numbers during a call. This is vehicle before it can be used. See 4. After the call has been placed, used when calling a menu‐driven your cell phone manufacturers user turn or press the MENU or phone system. guide for Bluetooth functions before MENU/SEL knob and choose pairing the cell phone. If a Bluetooth Merge Calls. 1. Turn or press the MENU or phone is not connected, calls will be 5. To add more callers to the MENU/SEL knob and select made using OnStar Hands‐Free conference call, repeat Steps 1 Enter Number. Calling, if available. Refer to the through 4. The number of callers 2. Enter the character sequence. OnStar Owners Guide for more that can be added is limited by See “Entering a Character information. your wireless service carrier. Sequence” in Operation on page 7‑6 for more information.
  • 181. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (29,1) Infotainment System 7-29 Pairing Information Pairing a Phone vehicle. The system responds with “<Phone name> has been A Bluetooth phone with MP3 1. Press b / g. The system . capability cannot be paired to successfully paired” after the responds “Ready,” followed by pairing process is complete. the vehicle as a phone and an a tone. MP3 player at the same time. 6. Repeat Steps 1 through 5 to pair 2. Say “Bluetooth.” This command additional phones. . Up to five cell phones can be can be skipped. paired to the Bluetooth system. Listing All Paired and Connected 3. Say “Pair.” The system responds Phones . The pairing process is disabled with instructions and a four‐digit when the vehicle is moving. Personal Identification Number The system can list all cell phones . Pairing only needs to be (PIN). The PIN is used in Step 5. paired to it. If a paired cell phone is completed once, unless the also connected to the vehicle, the 4. Start the pairing process on the system responds with “is connected” pairing information on the cell cell phone that you want to pair. phone changes or the cell phone after that phone name. For help with this process, see is deleted from the system. your cell phone manufacturers 1. Press b / g. The system . Only one paired cell phone can user guide. responds “Ready,” followed by be connected to the Bluetooth 5. Locate the device named “Your a tone. system at a time. Vehicle” in the list on the cell 2. Say “Bluetooth.” . If multiple paired cell phones are phone. Follow the instructions on the cell phone to enter the 3. Say “List.” within range of the system, the system connects to the first PIN provided in Step 3. After the available paired cell phone in the PIN is successfully entered, the order that they were first paired system prompts you to provide a to the system. To link to a name for the paired cell phone. different paired phone, see This name will be used to “Linking to a Different Phone” indicate which phones are later in this section. paired and connected to the
  • 182. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (30,1) 7-30 Infotainment System Deleting a Paired Phone 2. Say “Bluetooth.” Delete: This command is used to If the phone name you want to 3. Say “Change phone.” delete individual name tags. delete is unknown, see “Listing All . If another cell phone is Delete All Name Tags: This Paired and Connected Phones.” found, the response will be command deletes all stored name tags in the Hands‐Free Calling 1. Press b / g. The system “<Phone name> is now Directory and the Destinations responds “Ready,” followed by connected.” Directory. a tone. . If another cell phone is not found, the original phone Using the “Store” Command 2. Say “Bluetooth.” remains connected. 1. Press b / g. The system 3. Say “Delete.” The system asks for which phone to delete. Storing and Deleting Phone responds “Ready,” followed by Numbers a tone. 4. Say the name of the phone you want to delete. The system can store up to 2. Say “Store.” 30 phone numbers as name tags in 3. Say the phone number or group Connecting to a Different Phone the Hands‐Free Directory that is of numbers you want to store all To connect to a different cell phone, shared between the Bluetooth and at once with no pauses, then the Bluetooth system looks for the OnStar systems. follow the directions given by the next available cell phone in the system to save a name tag for The following commands are used order in which all available cell this number. to delete and store phone numbers. phones were paired. Depending on which cell phone you want to Store: This command will store Using the “Digit Store” Command connect to, you may have to use a phone number, or a group of If an unwanted number is this command several times. numbers as a name tag. recognized by the system, say Digit Store: This command allows “Clear” at any time to clear the last 1. Press b / g. The system a phone number to be stored as a number. responds “Ready,” followed by a tone. name tag by entering the digits one at a time.
  • 183. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (31,1) Infotainment System 7-31 To hear all of the numbers Using the “Delete All Name Tags” Making a Call recognized by the system, say Command Calls can be made using the “Verify” at any time. This command deletes all stored following commands. 1. Press b / g. The system name tags in the Hands Free Dial or Call: The dial or call responds “Ready,” followed by Calling Directory and the command can be used a tone. Destinations Directory. interchangeably to dial a phone 2. Say “Digit Store.” To delete all name tags: number or a stored name tag. 3. Say each digit, one at a time, 1. Press b / g. The system Digit Dial: This command allows that you want to store. After responds “Ready,” followed by a phone number to be dialed by each digit is entered, the system a tone. entering the digits one at a time. repeats back the digit it heard 2. Say “Delete all name tags.” Re‐dial: This command is used to followed by a tone. After the last dial the last number used on the cell digit has been entered, say Listing Stored Numbers phone. “Store,” and then follow the The list command will list all stored Using the “Dial” or “Call” directions given by the system to numbers and name tags. Command save a name tag for this number. Using the “List” Command 1. Press b / g. The system Using the “Delete” Command 1. Press b / g. The system responds “Ready,” followed by 1. Press b / g. The system a tone. responds “Ready,” followed by responds “Ready,” followed by a tone. 2. Say “Dial” or “Call.” a tone. 2. Say “Directory.” 3. Say the entire number without 2. Say “Delete.” 3. Say “Hands Free Calling.” pausing or say the name tag. 3. Say the name tag you want to delete. 4. Say “List.” Once connected, the person called will be heard through the audio speakers.
  • 184. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (32,1) 7-32 Infotainment System Using the “Digit Dial” Command Once connected, the person called Call Waiting The digit dial command allows a will be heard through the audio Call waiting must be supported on phone number to be dialed by speakers. the cell phone and enabled by the entering the digits one at a time. Using the “Re‐dial” Command wireless service carrier. After each digit is entered, the system repeats back the digit it 1. Press b / g. The system . Press b / g to answer an heard followed by a tone. responds “Ready,” followed by incoming call when another call a tone. is active. The original call is If an unwanted number is placed on hold. recognized by the system, say 2. After the tone, say “Re‐dial.” The “Clear” at any time to clear the last system dials the last number . Press b / g again to return to number. called from the connected cell the original call. phone. To hear all of the numbers . To ignore the incoming call, no recognized by the system, say Once connected, the person called action is required. “Verify” at any time. will be heard through the audio speakers. . Press $ / i to disconnect the 1. Press b / g. The system current call and switch to the call responds “Ready,” followed by Receiving a Call on hold. a tone. When an incoming call is received, the audio system mutes and a ring Three‐Way Calling 2. Say “Digit Dial.” tone is heard in the vehicle. Three‐way calling must be 3. Say each digit, one at a time, supported on the cell phone and that you want to dial. After each . Press b / g to answer the call. enabled by the wireless service digit is entered, the system carrier. repeats back the digit it heard . Press $ / i to ignore a call. followed by a tone. After the 1. While on a call, press b / g. last digit has been entered, 2. Say “Three‐way call.” say “Dial.”
  • 185. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (33,1) Infotainment System 7-33 3. Use the dial or call command to The cell phone must be paired and Voice Pass-Thru dial the number of the third party connected with the Bluetooth Voice pass‐thru allows access to the to be called. system before a call can be voice recognition commands on the 4. Once the call is connected, transferred. The connection process cell phone. See your cell phone can take up to two minutes after the press b / g to link all callers ignition is turned to ON/RUN. manufacturers user guide to see if together. the cell phone supports this feature. To Transfer Audio from the To access contacts stored in the cell Ending a Call Bluetooth System to a Cell Phone phone: Press $ / i to end a call. During a call with the audio in the 1. Press b / g. The system vehicle: Muting a Call responds “Ready,” followed by During a call, all sounds from inside 1. Press b / g. a tone. the vehicle can be muted so that the 2. Say “Transfer Call.” 2. Say “Bluetooth.” This command person on the other end of the call can be skipped. To Transfer Audio to the Bluetooth cannot hear them. 3. Say “Voice.” The system System from a Cell Phone To mute a call, press b / g , and responds “OK, accessing During a call with the audio on the <phone name>.” then say “Mute Call.” cell phone, press b / g. The audio The cell phones normal prompt To cancel mute, press b / g , and transfers to the vehicle. If the audio messages will go through their cycle then say “Un‐mute Call.” does not transfer to the vehicle, use the audio transfer feature on the according to the phones operating Transferring a Call cell phone. See your cell phone instructions. Audio can be transferred between manufacturers user guide for more the Bluetooth system and the cell information. phone.
  • 186. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (34,1) 7-34 Infotainment System Dual Tone Multi-Frequency Clearing the System Trademarks and (DTMF) Tones Unless information is deleted out of the in‐vehicle Bluetooth system, it License Agreements The Bluetooth system can send numbers and the numbers stored as will be retained indefinitely. This name tags during a call. You can includes all saved name tags in the use this feature when calling a phone book and phone pairing menu‐driven phone system. information. For information on how Account numbers can also be to delete this information, see the stored for use. previous sections on “Deleting a Paired Phone” and “Deleting Sending a Number or Name Tag Name Tags.” Manufactured under license During a Call under U.S. Patent #s: 5,451,942; 1. Press b / g. The system 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and responds “Ready,” followed by worldwide patents issued & a tone. pending. DTS and the Symbol are 2. Say “Dial.” registered trademarks and DTS 3. Say the number or name tag Digital Surround and the DTS logos to send. are trademarks of DTS Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 187. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (35,1) Infotainment System 7-35 name. Channel blocking is available for XM Satellite Radio receivers by notifying XM at: . USA Customers — Visit www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-929-2100. Manufactured under license from Fees and Taxes — Subscription . Canadian Customers — Visit Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the fee, taxes, one time activation www.xmradio.ca or call double-D symbol are trademarks of fee, and other fees may apply. 1-877-438-9677. Dolby Laboratories. Subscription fee is consumer only. All fees and programming subject to It is prohibited to copy, decompile, change. Subscriptions subject to disassemble, reverse engineer, Customer Agreement available at hack, manipulate, or otherwise www.xmradio.com. XM™ service make available any technology or only available in the 48 contiguous software incorporated in receivers United States and Canada*. compatible with the XM™ Satellite Radio System or that support the *Canada — Some deterioration XM website, the Online Service or of service may occur in extreme “Made for iPod and iPhone” means any of its content. Furthermore, the northern latitudes. This is beyond that an electronic accessory has AMBER voice compression software the control of XM™ Satellite been designed to connect included in this product is protected Radio. Explicit Language specifically to iPod and has been by intellectual property rights Notice — Channels with frequent certified by the developer to meet including patent rights, copyrights, explicit language are indicated Apple performance standards. and trade secrets of Digital Voice with an “XL” preceding the channel iPod is a trademark of Apple Systems, Inc. Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • 188. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (36,1) 7-36 Infotainment System General Requirements: and related content delivery. Regarding the use of Gracenote 1. A License Agreement from XM™ For more information, visit Music Recognition Service, when is required for any product that www.gracenote.com. this product is used, it is necessary incorporates XM Technology CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and to agree to the following articles. and/or for use of any of the XM music and video-related data from Gracenote® End User License marks to be manufactured, Gracenote, Inc., copyright © 2000 to distributed or marketed in the present Gracenote. One or more This application or device contains XM Service Area. patents owned by Gracenote apply software from Gracenote, Inc. of to this product and service. See Emeryville, California (“Gracenote”). 2. For products to be distributed, The software from Gracenote (the marketed and/or sold in Canada, the Gracenote website for a non-exhaustive list of applicable “Gracenote Software”) enables a separate agreement is this application to perform disc required with Canadian Satellite Gracenote patents. Gracenote and CDDB, MusicID, Media VOCS, the and/or file identification and obtain Radio Inc. (operating as XM music-related information, including Canada). Gracenote logo and logotype, and the “Powered by Gracenote” logo name, artist, track, and title are either registered trademarks or information (“Gracenote Data”) trademarks of Gracenote in the from online servers or embedded United States and/or other databases (collectively, “Gracenote countries. Servers”) and to perform other functions. You may use Gracenote If you require more information Data only by means of the intended regarding the use of the End-User functions of this Gracenote Service, visit: application or device. You agree Music and video recognition www.gracenote.com/corporate. that you will use Gracenote Data, technology and related data For the data provided by the Gracenote Software, and are provided by Gracenote®. Gracenote® Music Recognition Gracenote Servers for your own Gracenote is the industry standard Service, the content is not personal non-commercial use only. in music recognition technology necessarily guaranteed 100%.
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  • 190. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (38,1) 7-38 Infotainment System 2 NOTES
  • 191. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Climate Controls 8-1 Climate Controls Climate Control Vehicles without Air Conditioning Systems Climate Control Systems The heating, cooling, defrosting, and Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1 ventilation for the vehicle can be Automatic Climate Control controlled with these systems. System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3 Air Vents Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-6 A. Temperature Control B. Bi-level Air Mode C. Floor Air Mode D. Vent Air Mode E. Fan Control F. Driver and Passenger Heated Seats (If Equipped) G. Rear Window Defogger H. Defog I. Defrost
  • 192. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 8-2 Climate Controls Vehicles with Air Conditioning J. Air Conditioning 0 (Defrost): Clears the K. Defrost windshield of fog or frost more quickly. Air is directed to the 9 (Fan Control): Turn to increase windshield and side window outlets. or decrease the fan speed. For best results, clear all snow Temperature Control: Turn and ice from the windshield before to increase or decrease the defrosting. temperature. Do not drive the vehicle until all Air Delivery Mode Control: To windows are clear. change the current mode, press one of the following: Air Conditioning F (Vent): Air is directed to the # (Air Conditioning, If instrument panel outlets. Equipped): Press to turn the A. Temperature Control * (Bi-level): Air is directed to the air conditioning on or off. If the instrument panel outlets and the fan is turned off or the outside B. Bi-level Air Mode temperature falls below freezing, floor outlets. C. Floor Air Mode the air conditioning compressor will 7 (Floor): Air is directed to the not work. D. Vent Air Mode floor outlets. E. Fan Control h (Recirculation, If Equipped): W (Defog): Clears the windows of Press to turn on the recirculation. F. Driver and Passenger Heated fog or moisture. Air is directed to the An indicator light comes on. Air Seats (If Equipped) windshield and floor outlets. is recirculated inside the vehicle. G. Rear Window Defogger It helps to quickly cool the air inside the vehicle or prevent outside air H. Recirculation and odors from entering. I. Defog
  • 193. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Climate Controls 8-3 To improve fuel efficiency and to Notice: Do not use a razor blade cool the vehicle faster, recirculation or sharp object to clear the inside may be automatically selected in rear window. Do not adhere warm weather. The recirculation anything to the defogger grid light will not come on. Press h to lines in the rear glass. These select recirculation; press it again to actions may damage the rear select outside air. defogger. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Rear Window Defogger Heated Seats (If Equipped): Press 1 (Rear Defogger): Press to turn to turn the heated seats on or off. the rear window defogger on or off. See Heated Front Seats on The rear window defogger turns off page 3‑6. after about 10 minutes. It can also A. Temperature Control be turned off by turning the ignition Automatic Climate B. Rear Window Defogger to ACC/ACCESSORY or LOCK/ OFF. If turned on again it runs Control System C. AUTO (Automatic Operation) for about five minutes before The heating, cooling, and ventilation D. Defrost turning off. for the vehicle can be controlled with this system. E. Fan Control Do not drive the vehicle until all windows are clear. F. Driver and Passenger Heated Seats G. Power H. Recirculation I. MODE (Air Delivery Mode) J. AQS (Air Quality Sensor) K. Air Conditioning
  • 194. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 8-4 Climate Controls Automatic Operation English units can be changed to To change the current mode, select The system automatically controls metric units through the Driver one of the following: the fan speed, air delivery, air Information Center (DIC). See Y (Vent): Air is directed to the conditioning, and recirculation in Vehicle Personalization on instrument panel outlets. order to heat or cool the vehicle to page 5‑33. the desired temperature. (Bi-level): Air is divided Manual Operation between the instrument panel When the indicator light is on, the O (Power): Press to turn the outlets and the floor outlets. system is in full automatic operation. climate control system on or off. C (Tri‐Level): Air is divided If the air delivery mode or fan between the windshield, instrument setting is manually adjusted, the Fan Control: Turn the knob clockwise or counterclockwise to panel, and floor outlets. auto indicator turns off and displays will show the selected settings. increase or decrease the fan speed. [ (Floor): Air is directed to the The selected fan speed is indicated floor outlets. To place the system in automatic by a number on the display screen. mode do the following: Press AUTO to return to automatic - (Defog): Clears the windows of operation. fog or moisture. Air is directed to the 1. Press AUTO. windshield and floor outlets. 2. Set the temperature. Allow the MODE (Air Delivery Mode): Press system time to stabilize. Then to change the direction of the 0 (Defrost): Clears the airflow. The current mode appears windshield of fog or frost more adjust the temperature as quickly. Air is directed to the needed for best comfort. in the display screen. Automatic operation is canceled and manual windshield. To improve fuel efficiency and to mode is initiated. Press AUTO to # (Air Conditioning): Press to cool the vehicle faster, recirculation return to automatic operation. turn the automatic air conditioning may be automatically selected in on or off. If the fan is turned off or warm weather. The recirculation the outside temperature falls below light will not come on. Press h to freezing, the air conditioning select recirculation; press it again to compressor will not run. select outside air.
  • 195. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Climate Controls 8-5 Press AUTO to return to automatic Press the AQS button on the Rear Window Defogger operation and the air conditioner climate control to activate the air runs as needed. When the indicator quality sensor. The air quality = (Rear Window Defogger): Press to turn the rear window light is on, the air conditioner runs sensor will not maintain recirculation defogger on or off. automatically to cool the air inside for an extended period to prevent the vehicle or to dry the air needed the air inside the vehicle from The rear window defogger turns to defog the windshield faster. becoming too dry or stuffy. To off automatically after about adjust the sensitivity of the Air 10 minutes. If turned on again it h (Recirculation): Press to turn Quality Control, see “Climate runs for about five minutes before on recirculation. An indicator light and Air Quality” under Vehicle turning off. comes on. Air is recirculated to quickly cool the inside of the vehicle Personalization on page 5‑33. The rear window defogger can be or prevent outside air and odors Auto Defog: The climate control set to automatic operation. See from entering. system may have a sensor to “Climate and Air Quality” under automatically detect high humidity Vehicle Personalization on Automatic Air Recirculation: inside the vehicle. When high page 5‑33. When Auto Rear When the AUTO indicator light humidity is detected, the climate Defog is selected, the rear window is on, the air is automatically control system may adjust to defogger turns on automatically recirculated as needed to help outside air supply and turn on the when the interior temperature is cold quickly cool the inside of the air conditioner. If the climate control and the outside temperature is vehicle. system does not detect possible about 40°F and below. The auto AQS (Air Quality Sensor): For window fogging, it returns to normal rear defogger turns off automatically vehicles with an air quality sensor, operation. To turn Auto Defog off or after about 10 minutes. At higher the climate control system adjusts to on, see “Climate and Air Quality” speeds, the rear window defogger limit some exhaust fumes from under Vehicle Personalization on may stay on continuously. being pulled inside your vehicle. page 5‑33.
  • 196. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 8-6 Climate Controls For vehicles with heated outside Remote Start Climate Control Air Vents rearview mirrors, they turn on when Operation: For vehicles with the the rear window defogger button is remote vehicle start feature, the Adjustable air vents are in the on and help to clear fog or frost from climate control system may run center and on the side of the the surface of the mirrors. See when the vehicle is started remotely. instrument panel. Heated Mirrors on page 2‑17. The system will default to a heating Notice: Do not try to clear frost or cooling mode depending on the or other material from the inside outside temperature and then go of the front windshield and rear back to the previous settings. See window with a razor blade or Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑9. anything else that is sharp. This The rear window defogger turns on may damage the rear window if it is cold outside. defogger grid and affect your radios ability to pick up stations Sensors clearly. The repairs would not be The solar sensor, located on top of covered by your warranty. the instrument panel near the Heated Seats (If Equipped): windshield, monitors the solar heat. Press to turn the heated seats on or The climate control system uses off. See Heated Front Seats on the sensor information to adjust Move the slats (A) to change the page 3‑6. the temperature, fan speed, direction of the airflow. recirculation, and air delivery mode for best comfort. If the sensor is covered, the automatic climate control system may not work properly.
  • 197. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Climate Controls 8-7 Operation Tips . Use of non‐GM approved hood deflectors can adversely affect . Clear away any ice, snow, the performance of the system. or leaves from air inlets at the Check with your dealer before base of the windshield that could adding equipment to the outside block the flow of air into the of the vehicle. vehicle. Use the thumbwheels (B) near the . Keep the path under the front air vents to open or close off the seats clear of objects to help airflow. circulate the air inside of the Additional air vents are located vehicle more effectively. beneath the windshield, driver and passenger side door windows, and in the footwells. These are fixed and cannot be adjusted.
  • 198. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 8-8 Climate Controls 2 NOTES
  • 199. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Driving and Operating 9-1 Driving and Starting the Engine . . . . . . . . . . Engine Heater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-20 9-22 Ride Control Systems Traction Control Operating Retained Accessory Power (RAP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-23 System (TCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-36 StabiliTrak® System . . . . . . . . . 9-37 Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-23 Cruise Control Driving Information Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-39 Distracted Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2 Shifting out of Park . . . . . . . . . . 9-24 Defensive Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Object Detection Systems Drunk Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 Parking over Things Ultrasonic Parking Assist . . . . 9-41 Control of a Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 That Burn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Braking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 Fuel Engine Exhaust Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-4 Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Off-Road Recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-5 Recommended Fuel . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Running the Vehicle While Loss of Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-5 Gasoline Specifications (U.S. Parked . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-27 Driving on Wet Roads . . . . . . . . . 9-6 and Canada Only) . . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Highway Hypnosis . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-6 Automatic Transmission California Fuel Hill and Mountain Roads . . . . . . 9-7 Automatic Transmission . . . . . 9-28 Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Winter Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-7 Manual Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-30 Fuels in Foreign Countries . . . 9-44 If the Vehicle Is Stuck . . . . . . . . . 9-9 Fuel Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-44 Vehicle Load Limits . . . . . . . . . . 9-10 Manual Transmission Filling the Tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-45 Manual Transmission . . . . . . . . 9-32 Filling a Portable Fuel Starting and Operating Container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-46 New Vehicle Break-In . . . . . . . . 9-15 Brakes Ignition Positions (Key Antilock Brake Access) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-15 System (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-34 Ignition Positions (Keyless Parking Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-35 Access) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-18 Brake Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-35
  • 200. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 9-2 Driving and Operating Towing . Designate a front seat Driving Information passenger to handle potential General Towing Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-47 distractions. Driving Characteristics and Distracted Driving . Become familiar with vehicle Towing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-48 Distraction comes in many forms features before driving, such Trailer Towing (Fuel Economy and can take your focus from the as programming favorite radio Model) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-51 task of driving. Exercise good stations and adjusting climate Trailer Towing (Except Fuel judgment and do not let other control and seat settings. Economy Model) . . . . . . . . . . . 9-51 activities divert your attention Program all trip information into Towing Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . 9-53 away from the road. Many local any navigation device prior to governments have enacted laws driving. Conversions and Add-Ons regarding driver distraction. Become Add-On Electrical . Wait until the vehicle is parked familiar with the local laws in Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-54 to retrieve items that have fallen your area. to the floor. To avoid distracted driving, always . Stop or park the vehicle to tend keep your eyes on the road, hands to children. on the wheel, and mind on the drive. . Keep pets in an appropriate . Do not use a phone in carrier or restraint. demanding driving situations. Use a hands-free method to . Avoid stressful conversations place or receive necessary while driving, whether with a phone calls. passenger or on a cell phone. . Watch the road. Do not read, take notes, or look up information on phones or other electronic devices.
  • 201. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Driving and Operating 9-3 careless and make mistakes. { WARNING Anticipate what they might do WARNING (Continued) and be ready. Taking your eyes off the road too Do not drink and drive or ride with long or too often could cause a . Allow enough following distance a driver who has been drinking. crash resulting in injury or death. between you and the driver in Ride home in a cab; or if you are Focus your attention on driving. front of you. with a group, designate a driver . Focus on the task of driving. who will not drink. Refer to the infotainment section for more information on using that Drunk Driving Control of a Vehicle system, including pairing and using Death and injury associated with a cell phone. drinking and driving is a global Braking, steering, and accelerating are important factors in helping to If equipped, refer to the navigation tragedy. control a vehicle while driving. manual for information on that system, including pairing and using { WARNING Braking a cell phone. Drinking and then driving is Braking action involves perception Defensive Driving very dangerous. Your reflexes, time and reaction time. Deciding to perceptions, attentiveness, and push the brake pedal is perception Defensive driving means “always judgment can be affected by even time. Actually doing it is expect the unexpected.” The first reaction time. a small amount of alcohol. You step in driving defensively is to wear can have a serious — or even Average driver reaction time is the safety belt. See Safety Belts on page 3‑9. fatal — collision if you drive after about three-quarters of a second. drinking. In that time, a vehicle moving at . Assume that other road users 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m (Continued) (pedestrians, bicyclists, and (66 ft), which could be a lot of other drivers) are going to be distance in an emergency.
  • 202. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 9-4 Driving and Operating Helpful braking tips to keep in mind If power steering assist is lost due . Adjust speed so you can drive include: to a system malfunction, the vehicle through the curve. Maintain a can be steered, but may require reasonable, steady speed. . Keep enough distance between you and the vehicle in front increased effort. . Wait until out of the curve before of you. If the steering wheel is turned accelerating gently into the in either direction several times straightaway. . Avoid needless heavy braking. until it stops, or it is held until it is Steering in Emergencies . Keep pace with traffic. stopped for an extended time, If the engine ever stops while the power steering assist should return There are times when steering can vehicle is being driven, brake shortly after a few normal steering be more effective than braking. For normally but do not pump the movements. example, you come over a hill and brakes. Doing so could make the find a truck stopped in the lane, or a See specific vehicle steering child darts out from between parked pedal harder to push down. If the messages under Vehicle Messages engine stops, there will be some cars and stops right in front of you. (Canada Uplevel and United States) These problems can be avoided by power brake assist but it will be on page 5‑27 or Vehicle Messages used when the brake is applied. braking — if you can stop in time. (Canada Base Level) on page 5‑27. Once the power assist is used up, If you cannot fully stop, follow these it can take longer to stop and the See your dealer if there is a suggestions: brake pedal will be harder to push. problem. . Quickly apply the brakes to Curve Tips remove as much speed as Steering . Take curves at a reasonable possible from a collision. Electric Power Steering speed. . Steer around the problem, to . Reduce speed before entering a the left to right depending on Your vehicle has electric power steering. It does not have power curve, while the front wheels are available space. steering fluid. Regular maintenance straight. . Straighten the wheel once you is not required. have avoided the object.
  • 203. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Driving and Operating 9-5 Off-Road Recovery 2. Turn the steering wheel about Defensive drivers avoid most skids one-eighth of a turn, until the by taking reasonable care suited right front tire contacts the to existing conditions, and by not pavement edge. overdriving those conditions. But 3. Then turn the steering wheel to skids are always possible. go straight down the roadway. If the vehicle starts to slide, follow these suggestions: Loss of Control . Ease your foot off the Skidding accelerator pedal and quickly steer the way you want the There are three types of skids that vehicle to go. The vehicle may correspond to the vehicles three straighten out. Be ready for a control systems: second skid if it occurs. . Braking Skid — wheels are not . Slow down and adjust your The vehicles right wheels can drop rolling. driving according to weather off the edge of a road onto the conditions. Stopping distance shoulder while driving. Follow . Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or can be longer and vehicle these tips: control can be affected when steering in a curve causes tires 1. Ease off the accelerator and to slip and lose cornering force. traction is reduced by water, then, if there is nothing in the snow, ice, gravel, or other way, steer the vehicle so that . Acceleration Skid — too much material on the road. Learn to it straddles the edge of the throttle causes the driving recognize warning clues — such pavement. wheels to spin. as enough water, ice, or packed snow on the road to make a mirrored surface — and slow down when you have any doubt.
  • 204. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 9-6 Driving and Operating . Try to avoid sudden steering, There is no hard and fast rule about acceleration, or braking, WARNING (Continued) hydroplaning. The best advice is to including reducing vehicle speed slow down when the road is wet. by shifting to a lower gear. Any After driving through a large sudden changes could cause puddle of water or a car/vehicle Other Rainy Weather Tips the tires to slide. wash, lightly apply the brake Besides slowing down, other wet Remember: Antilock brakes help pedal until the brakes work weather driving tips include: avoid only the braking skid. normally. . Allow extra following distance. Flowing or rushing water creates Driving on Wet Roads strong forces. Driving through . Pass with caution. flowing water could cause the . Keep windshield wiping Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle to be carried away. If this equipment in good shape. vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. happens, you and other vehicle . Keep the windshield washer fluid Always drive slower in these types occupants could drown. Do not reservoir filled. of driving conditions and avoid ignore police warnings and be very cautious about trying to drive . Have good tires with proper driving through large puddles and tread depth. See Tires on deep‐standing or flowing water. through flowing water. page 10‑40. { WARNING Hydroplaning . Turn off cruise control. Wet brakes can cause crashes. Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water Highway Hypnosis They might not work as well in can build up under the vehicles tires so they actually ride on the Always be alert and pay attention a quick stop and could cause to your surroundings while driving. pulling to one side. You could water. This can happen if the road is wet enough and you are going If you become tired or sleepy, find lose control of the vehicle. a safe place to park the vehicle fast enough. When the vehicle is (Continued) hydroplaning, it has little or no and rest. contact with the road.
  • 205. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Driving and Operating 9-7 Other driving tips include: . Stay in your own lane. Do not . Keep the vehicle well ventilated. { WARNING swing wide or cut across the center of the road. Drive at . Keep the interior If you do not shift down, the speeds that let you stay in your temperature cool. brakes could get so hot that they own lane. would not work well. You would . Keep your eyes moving — scan . Be alert on top of hills; then have poor braking or even something could be in your lane the road ahead and to the sides. none going down a hill. You could (stalled car, accident). . Check the rearview mirror and crash. Shift down to let the engine vehicle instruments often. assist the brakes on a steep . Pay attention to special road downhill slope. signs (falling rocks area, winding Hill and Mountain Roads roads, long grades, passing or no-passing zones) and take Driving on steep hills or through appropriate action. mountains is different than driving on flat or rolling terrain. Tips for { WARNING driving in these conditions include: Winter Driving Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) . Keep the vehicle serviced and in or with the ignition off is Driving on Snow or Ice good shape. dangerous. The brakes will have Drive carefully when there is snow to do all the work of slowing down or ice between the tires and the . Check all fluid levels and brakes, and they could get so hot that road, creating less traction or grip. tires, cooling system, and transmission. they would not work well. You Wet ice can occur at about 0°C would then have poor braking or (32°F) when freezing rain begins to . Shift to a lower gear when going even none going down a hill. You fall, resulting in even less traction. down steep or long hills. could crash. Always have the Avoid driving on wet ice or in engine running and the vehicle in freezing rain until roads can be gear when going downhill. treated with salt or sand.
  • 206. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 9-8 Driving and Operating Drive with caution, whatever the Turn off cruise control on slippery condition. Accelerate gently so surfaces. WARNING (Continued) traction is not lost. Accelerating too quickly causes the wheels to spin Blizzard Conditions cannot be seen or smelled. It can and makes the surface under the Being stuck in snow can be a cause unconsciousness and even tires slick, so there is even less serious situation. Stay with the death. traction. vehicle unless there is help nearby. If the vehicle is stuck in the snow: Try not to break the fragile traction. If possible, use the Roadside . Clear away snow from around If you accelerate too fast, the drive Assistance Program on page 13‑5. the base of your vehicle, wheels will spin and polish the To get help and keep everyone in especially any that is blocking surface under the tires even more. the vehicle safe: the exhaust pipe. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) . Turn on the hazard warning . Check again from time to on page 9‑34 improves vehicle flashers. time to be sure snow does stability during hard stops on . Tie a red cloth to an outside not collect there. slippery roads, but apply the brakes mirror. sooner than when on dry pavement. . Open a window about 5 cm (2 in) on the side of the Allow greater following distance on { WARNING vehicle that is away from the any slippery road and watch for wind to bring in fresh air. slippery spots. Icy patches can Snow can trap engine exhaust occur on otherwise clear roads in under the vehicle. This may . Fully open the air outlets shaded areas. The surface of a cause exhaust gases to get on or under the instrument curve or an overpass can remain icy inside. Engine exhaust contains panel. when the surrounding roads are carbon monoxide (CO) which . Adjust the climate control clear. Avoid sudden steering (Continued) system to a setting that maneuvers and braking while circulates the air inside the on ice. vehicle and set the fan speed (Continued)
  • 207. Chevrolet Cruze Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) Driving and Operating 9-9 keeps the battery charged to restart For information about using tire WARNING (Continued) the vehicle and to signal for help chains on the vehicle, see Tire with the headlamps. Do this as little Chains on page 10‑60. to the highest setting. See as possible to save fuel. “Climate Control Systems” in