2012 Chevy Traverse Owners Manual

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2012 Chevy Traverse Owners Manual

  1. 1. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) 2012 Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual M In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5 Vehicle Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Lighting Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6 Performance and Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-38 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2 Keys, Doors, and Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-7 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Audio Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-13 Keys and Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Storage Compartments . . . . . . . . 4-1 Rear Seat Infotainment . . . . . . . 7-36 Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Additional Storage Features . . . 4-4 Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-46 Vehicle Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 Roof Rack System . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 Trademarks and License Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-54 Interior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Instruments and Controls . . . . 5-1 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-20 Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2 Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1 Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-22 Warning Lights, Gauges, and Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-10 Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-11 Information Displays . . . . . . . . . . 5-24 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-12 Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-31 Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 5-40 Universal Remote System . . . . 5-48
  2. 2. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2012 Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual M Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . 9-1 Electrical System . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-28 Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1 Driving Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2 Wheels and Tires . . . . . . . . . . . 10-36 Vehicle Identification . . . . . . . . . 12-1 Starting and Operating . . . . . . . 9-14 Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-74 Vehicle Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2 Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-21 Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-79 Automatic Transmission . . . . . . 9-22 Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . 10-83 Customer Information . . . . . . . 13-1 Drive Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Customer Information . . . . . . . . 13-1 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26 Service and Maintenance . . . 11-1 Reporting Safety Defects . . . . 13-17 Ride Control Systems . . . . . . . . 9-28 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 11-1 Vehicle Data Recording and Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-31 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . 11-3 Privacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-19 Object Detection Systems . . . . 9-33 Special Application Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-8 OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-38 OnStar Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1 Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-43 Additional Maintenance and Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-9 OnStar Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-2 Conversions and Add-Ons . . . 9-51 OnStar Additional Recommended Fluids, Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-1 Lubricants, and Parts . . . . . . 11-12 Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 10-2 Maintenance Records . . . . . . . 11-14 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i-1 Vehicle Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-4 Headlamp Aiming . . . . . . . . . . . 10-26 Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 10-26
  3. 3. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Introduction iii For vehicles first sold in Canada, Using this Manual substitute the name “General Motors of Canada Limited” for To quickly locate information about Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it the vehicle, use the Index in the appears in this manual. back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the Keep this manual in the vehicle for manual and the page number where The names, logos, emblems, quick reference. it can be found. slogans, vehicle model names, and vehicle body designs appearing in Canadian Vehicle Owners this manual including, but not limited Danger, Warnings, and to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, Propriétaires Canadiens Cautions the CHEVROLET Emblem, and A French language copy of this Warning messages found on vehicle TRAVERSE are trademarks and/or manual can be obtained from your labels and in this manual describe service marks of General Motors dealer or from: hazards and what to do to avoid or LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, reduce them. or licensors. On peut obtenir un exemplaire de ce guide en français auprès du Danger indicates a hazard with a This manual describes features that concessionnaire ou à ladresse high level of risk which will result in may or may not be on your specific suivante: serious injury or death. vehicle either because they are options that you did not purchase or Helm, Incorporated Warning or Caution indicates a due to changes subsequent to the P.O. Box 07130 hazard that could result in injury or printing of this owner manual. Detroit, MI 48207 death. Please refer to the purchase 1-800-551-4123 documentation relating to your Numéro de poste 6438 de langue specific vehicle to confirm each of française the features found on your vehicle. www.helminc.com Litho in U.S.A. © Part No. 20906535 A First Printing 2011 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) iv Introduction Symbols Vehicle Symbol Chart { WARNING Here are some additional symbols The vehicle has components and These mean there is something labels that use symbols instead of that may be found on the vehicle that could hurt you or other text. Symbols are shown along with and what they mean. For more people. the text describing the operation or information on the symbol, refer to information relating to a specific the Index. Notice: This means there is component, control, message, 9 : Airbag Readiness Light gauge, or indicator. something that could result in # : Air Conditioning property or vehicle damage. This M : This symbol is shown when ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) would not be covered by the you need to see your owner manual vehicles warranty. for additional instructions or % : Audio Steering Wheel Controls ® information. or OnStar *: This symbol is shown when $ : Brake System Warning Light you need to see a service manual " : Charging System for additional instructions or information. I : Cruise Control B : Engine Coolant Temperature A circle with a slash through it is a O : Exterior Lamps safety symbol which means “Do # : Fog Lamps Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.” . : Fuel Gauge
  5. 5. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Introduction v + : Fuses } : Power 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam / : Remote Vehicle Start Changer > : Safety Belt Reminders j : LATCH System Child 7 : Tire Pressure Monitor Restraints * : Malfunction Indicator Lamp _ : Tow/Haul Mode : : Oil Pressure t : Traction Control/StabiliTrak g : Outside Power Foldaway M : Windshield Washer Fluid Mirrors
  6. 6. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  7. 7. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) In Brief 1-1 Passenger Sensing In Brief System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Performance and Maintenance StabiliTrak® System . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . 1-22 Steering Wheel Tire Sealant and Instrument Panel Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12 Compressor Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-23 Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13 Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . 1-23 Initial Drive Information Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 Driving for Better Fuel Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4 Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . 1-14 Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 Roadside Assistance System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . 1-4 OnStar® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Vehicle Features Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Radio(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Portable Audio Devices . . . . . . 1-18 Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Memory Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8 Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . 1-19 Second Row Seats . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 Third Row Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Navigation System . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20 Heated and Ventilated Driver Information Center Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 (DIC) (With DIC Buttons) . . . 1-20 Head Restraint Ultrasonic Parking Assist . . . . 1-21 Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Storage Compartments . . . . . . 1-21 Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22
  8. 8. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel
  9. 9. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) In Brief 1-3 A. Turn and Lane‐Change Lever. I. Data Link Connector (DLC) P. Power Outlets on page 5‑8. See Turn and Lane-Change (Out of View). See Malfunction Q. Rear Window Wiper/Washer on Signals on page 6‑4. Indicator Lamp on page 5‑17. page 5‑5. Windshield Wiper/Washer on J. Cruise Control on page 9‑31. Traction Control System (TCS) page 5‑5. K. Steering Wheel Adjustment on Disable Button. See B. Instrument Cluster on page 5‑2. StabiliTrak® System on page 5‑11. L. Horn on page 5‑4. page 9‑28. C. Steering Wheel Controls on M. Driver Information Center (DIC) Tow/Haul Button (If Equipped). page 5‑2. Buttons (If Equipped). See See Tow/Haul Mode on D. Instrument Panel Storage on Driver Information Center (DIC) page 9‑25. page 4‑1. (With DIC Buttons) on Power Liftgate Button USB Port (Inside IP Storage). page 5‑24 or Driver Information (If Equipped). See Liftgate on Auxiliary Devices on page 7‑34 Center (DIC) (Without DIC page 2‑10. Buttons) on page 5‑29. R. Heated and Ventilated Front E. Infotainment on page 7‑2. N. Climate Control Systems on Seats on page 3‑8 Navigation/Radio System page 8‑1 (If Equipped). (If Equipped). (If Equipped). See the separate navigation manual. Dual Automatic Climate Control S. Hazard Warning Flashers on System on page 8‑4 page 6‑4. F. Air Vents on page 8‑11. (If Equipped). T. Passenger Airbag Status G. Exterior Lamp Controls on O. Shift Lever. See Shifting Into Indicator on page 5‑16. page 6‑1. Park on page 9‑19. H. Instrument Panel Illumination Control on page 6‑5.
  10. 10. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 1-4 In Brief Initial Drive Press L and hold for more than two seconds to sound the panic Information alarm. This section provides a brief Press L again to cancel the panic overview about some of the important features that may or may alarm. not be on your specific vehicle. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2‑3. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual. Remote Vehicle Start Starting the Vehicle Remote Keyless Entry Press K to unlock the driver door. With this feature the engine can be (RKE) System started from outside of the vehicle. Press K again within five seconds The RKE transmitter is used to to unlock all remaining doors. 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the remotely lock and unlock the doors vehicle. from up to 60 m (195 ft) away from Press Q to lock all doors. the vehicle. Lock and unlock feedback can be 2. Press and release Q. personalized. 3. Immediately after completing To open or close the liftgate, press Step 2, press and hold / until and hold 8 until the liftgate the parking lamps flash. begins to move. When the vehicle starts, the parking lamps will turn on and remain on as Press L and release to locate the long as the engine is running. The vehicle. doors will be locked and the climate control system may come on.
  11. 11. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) In Brief 1-5 The engine will continue to run for Door Locks 10 minutes. Repeat the steps for a 10-minute time extension. Remote To lock or unlock a door manually: start can be extended only once. . From the inside use the door lock knob on the window sill. Canceling a Remote Start . From the outside turn the key To cancel a remote start: toward the front or rear of the . Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle, or press the K or Q vehicle and press and hold / button on the Remote Keyless until the parking lamps turn off. Entry (RKE) transmitter. . Turn on the hazard warning Power Door Locks flashers. Uplevel Model . Turn the ignition switch on and K: Press to unlock the doors. then off. Q: Press to lock the doors. See Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑5. See Power Door Locks on page 2‑8. Liftgate To open the liftgate the vehicle must be in P (Park). Press the touch pad under the liftgate handle. To close the liftgate, use the pull cup or pull strap as an aid. Base Model
  12. 12. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 1-6 In Brief Power Liftgate Windows Seat Adjustment On vehicles with a power liftgate, Manual Seats the vehicle must be in P (Park) to operate it. . Press and hold 8 on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Press the switch to lower the window. Pull the switch up to A. Seat Adjustment Handle raise it. B. Driver Seat Height Adjustment For more information, see Power Lever Windows on page 2‑20. C. Seatback Lever . Press O. . Press the touch pad switch on the outside liftgate handle. For more information see Liftgate on page 2‑10.
  13. 13. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) In Brief 1-7 To adjust a manual seat: Power Seats . Adjust the seatback by tilting the top of the control (B) forward or 1. Lift the handle (A) under the seat rearward. to unlock it. See Reclining Seatbacks on 2. Slide the seat to the desired page 3‑5. position, and then release the handle. . Increase or decrease lumbar support by pressing the front or 3. Try to move the seat back and rear of the control (C). forth to be sure it is locked in place. See Lumbar Adjustment on page 3‑4. Move the lever (B) up or down to raise or lower the seat. See Power Seat Adjustment on page 3‑4 for more information. Use the lever (C) to adjust the seatback. A. Seat Adjustment Control See Seat Adjustment on page 3‑3 B. Seatback Control and Reclining Seatbacks on page 3‑5 for more information. C. Lumbar Control To adjust a power seat, if equipped: . Move the seat forward or rearward by sliding the control (A) forward or rearward. . Raise or lower the entire seat by moving the control (A) up or down.
  14. 14. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 1-8 In Brief Memory Features Storing Memory Positions To recall, press and release “1” To save into memory: or “2.” The vehicle must be in P (Park). A single beep will sound. 1. Adjust the driver seat, seatback The seat and outside mirrors will recliner, and both outside move to the position previously mirrors. stored for the identified driver. See Power Mirrors on page 2‑16 See Memory Seats on page 3‑7 and for more information. Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Not all vehicles will have the Buttons) on page 5‑40 for more ability to save and recall the information. mirror positions. Easy Exit Driver Seat 2. Press and hold “1” until This feature can move the seat two beeps sound. rearward to allow extra room to exit 3. Repeat for a second driver the vehicle. On vehicles with the memory feature, the controls on the driver position using “2.” S : Press to recall the easy exit door are used to program and recall seat position. The vehicle must be memory settings for the driver seat in P (Park). and outside mirrors. See Memory Seats on page 3‑7 and Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑40 for more information.
  15. 15. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (9,1) In Brief 1-9 Second Row Seats Third Row Seats The third row seatbacks can be folded forward, and the seats can be removed. To fold the third row seatback: 1. Remove anything on or under the seat. 3. Pull up on the release lever on the back of the seat. The second row seat can be folded 4. Push the seatback forward to to access the third row. Pull the lay flat. sliding seat lever forward; the seat See Third Row Seats on page 3‑11 cushion folds, and the seat slides for more information. forward. See Rear Seats on page 3‑9. 2. Disconnect the rear safety belt mini-latch using a key in the slot on the mini-buckle, and let the belt retract into the headliner. Stow the mini-latch in the holder in the headliner.
  16. 16. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (10,1) 1-10 In Brief Heated and Ventilated Press the button once for the Safety Belts highest setting. With each press of Seats the button, the seat will change to the next lower setting, and then to the off setting. The lights indicate three for the highest setting and one for the lowest. See Heated and Ventilated Front Seats on page 3‑8 for more information. Heated and Cooled Seat Buttons Head Restraint Shown, Heated Seat Buttons Adjustment Similar Do not drive until the head restraints Refer to the following sections for If available, the buttons are on the for all occupants are installed and important information on how to use center console. To operate, the adjusted properly. safety belts properly: engine must be running. To achieve a comfortable seating . Safety Belts on page 3‑14. I: If available, press to heat the position, change the seatback seatback only. recline angle as little as necessary . How to Wear Safety Belts while keeping the seat and the Properly on page 3‑15. H : If available, press to cool the head restraint height in the proper entire seat. . Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 3‑16. position. J: Press to heat the seat and For more information see Head . Lower Anchors and Tethers for seatback. Children (LATCH System) on Restraints on page 3‑2 and Seat page 3‑47. Adjustment on page 3‑3.
  17. 17. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (11,1) In Brief 1-11 Passenger Sensing started. See Passenger Sensing System on page 3‑31 for more System information. Mirror Adjustment Exterior Mirrors United States Uplevel Model To adjust the mirrors: 1. Press (A) or (B) to select a mirror. Canada and Mexico 2. Press the control pad to adjust The passenger sensing system will the mirror. turn off the right front passenger Base Model 3. Press (A) or (B) again to frontal airbag under certain To adjust the mirrors: deselect the mirror. conditions. The driver airbag, seat‐mounted side impact airbags, 1. Press o or p to select a mirror. and roof‐rail airbags are not affected by the passenger sensing system. 2. Press the control pad to adjust the mirror. The passenger airbag status indicator will be visible on the 3. Return the switch to the center instrument panel when the vehicle is to deselect the mirror.
  18. 18. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (12,1) 1-12 In Brief Folding Mirrors Interior Mirror Steering Wheel For vehicles with manual folding The automatic dimming rearview Adjustment mirrors, push the mirror toward the mirror reduces the glare from other vehicle. Pull the mirror out to return vehicle headlamps. Each time the to its original position. vehicle is started, the dimming For vehicles with power folding feature comes on. mirrors: See Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror on page 2‑19. To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Pull the lever (A) down. 2. Move the steering wheel up or down. 1. Press (A) to fold the mirrors out 3. Pull or push the steering wheel to the driving position. closer or away from you. 2. Press (B) to fold the mirrors in to 4. Push the lever (A) up to lock the the folded position. steering wheel in place. See Folding Mirrors on page 2‑17. Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving.
  19. 19. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (13,1) In Brief 1-13 Interior Lighting Dome Lamp Override An indicator light on the button comes on to show that the dome Dome Lamps lamps are off. Press near the bottom The dome lamps are located in the of the button so the dome lamps overhead console and above the come on when a door is opened. rear seat passengers. Reading Lamps The dome lamps come on when a Press the button near each lamp to door is opened, unless the dome turn them on or off. lamp override button is pressed in. For more information, see: To manually turn them on, turn the instrument panel brightness control . Dome Lamps on page 6‑5. clockwise to the farthest position. . Instrument Panel Illumination Control on page 6‑5. The dome lamp override button is next to the exterior lamps control. E DOME OFF: Press the top of the button in and the dome lamps remain off when a door is opened.
  20. 20. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (14,1) 1-14 In Brief Exterior Lighting ; : Manual operation of the Windshield Wiper/Washer parking lamps and other exterior The windshield wiper/washer lever lamps. is located on the left side of the 5 : Manual operation of the steering column. headlamps and other exterior lamps. For more information, see: . Exterior Lamp Controls on page 6‑1. . Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)/ The exterior lamps control is located Automatic Headlamp System on on the instrument panel, to the left Turn the band with the wiper symbol page 6‑3. to control the windshield wipers. of the steering wheel. . Delayed Headlamps on 8 : Use for a single wiping cycle. O: Turns the automatic light page 6‑3. control on or off. 9 : Use to turn the wipers off. AUTO: Automatic operation of the 6 : Delays wiping cycle. Turn the headlamps at normal brightness and band up for more frequent wipes or other exterior lamps. down for less frequent wipes. 1 : Slow wipes. 2 : Fast wipes.
  21. 21. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (15,1) In Brief 1-15 Windshield Washer Climate Controls J: Press the button at the end of the turn signal/lane change lever to spray washer fluid on the windshield. Rear Window Wiper/Washer The rear wiper and rear wash button is located on the instrument panel below the climate control system. Z : Press to turn the rear wiper on and off. The wiper speed cannot be changed. Y : Press to spray washer fluid on the rear window. The window wiper A. Fan Control E. REAR (Rear Climate Control) will also come on. B. Temperature Control F. Recirculation See Windshield Wiper/Washer on C. Air Delivery Mode Control G. Rear Window Defogger page 5‑5 and Rear Window Wiper/ Washer on page 5‑5. D. Air Conditioning
  22. 22. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (16,1) 1-16 In Brief or Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio) on page 8‑10. Transmission Electronic Range Select (ERS) Mode ERS mode allows you to choose the top-gear limit of the transmission and the vehicles speed while driving downhill or towing a trailer. The vehicle has an electronic Dual Automatic Climate Control J. Rear Window Defogger shift position indicator within the System instrument panel cluster. When K. Air Conditioning A. Fan Control using the ERS mode a number will L. PASS (Passenger) display next to the L, indicating the B. AUTO (Auto Operation) current gear that has been selected. M. Passenger Side Temperature C. Defrost Control To use this feature: D. Recirculation See Climate Control Systems on 1. Move the shift lever to L (Low). E. REAR (Rear Climate Control) page 8‑1 or Dual Automatic Climate 2. Press the plus/minus button Control System on page 8‑4 (If F. Air Delivery Mode Control located on the shift lever, to Equipped). For more information increase or decrease the gear G. Driver Side Temperature Control about the rear climate control, see range available. Rear Climate Control System (Rear H. Display Climate Control Only) on page 8‑9 See Manual Mode on page 9‑24. I. Power (On/Off)
  23. 23. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (17,1) In Brief 1-17 Vehicle Features © or ¨ : Seek or scan stations. 4 : Change the display between Radio(s) the radio station frequency and the time, if equipped. While the ignition is off, press 4 to display the time. For more information about these and other radio features, see Operation on page 7‑3. For vehicles with a Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System and Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System , see Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System on page 7‑36 and Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System on page 7‑45 for more information. Storing a Favorite Station A maximum of 36 stations can be stored as favorites using the six softkeys located below the radio Radio with CD, DVD, and USB Port station frequency tabs and by using the radio FAV button. Press FAV O : Press to turn the system on BAND: Press to choose between to go through up to six pages of and off. Turn to increase or FM, AM, or XM™, if equipped. favorites, each having six favorite decrease the volume. f: Select radio stations. stations available per page.
  24. 24. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (18,1) 1-18 In Brief Each page of favorites can contain Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices any combination of AM, FM, or XM stations. Vehicles with an XM™ satellite This vehicle may have an auxiliary radio tuner and a valid XM satellite input located on the radio faceplate See AM-FM Radio on page 7‑7. radio subscription can receive XM and a USB port located in the Setting the Clock programming. instument panel storage area. External devices such as iPods™, To set the time and date for the XM Satellite Radio Service laptop computers, MP3 players, CD radio with CD, DVD, and USB Port: XM is a satellite radio service based changers, USB storage devices, 1. Turn the ignition key to ACC/ in the 48 contiguous United States etc. can be connected to the ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, then and 10 Canadian provinces. XM auxiliary port using a 3.5 mm press O to turn the radio on. satellite radio has a wide variety of (1/8 in) input jack or the USB port programming and commercial-free depending on the audio system. 2. Press H to display HR, MIN, music, coast to coast, and in See Auxiliary Devices on page 7‑34. MM, DD, YYYY (hour, minute, digital-quality sound. A fee is required to receive the XM service. month, day, and year). Bluetooth® 3. Press the pushbutton located For more information refer to: The Bluetooth system allows users under any one of the labels to be . www.xmradio.com or call with a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone changed. 1-800-929-2100 (U.S.). to make and receive hands-free 4. To increase or decrease the time . www.xmradio.ca or call calls using the vehicle audio or date, turn f clockwise or 1-877-438-9677 (Canada). system, microphone, and controls. counterclockwise. For more information, see Satellite The Bluetooth-enabled cell phone For detailed instructions on setting Radio on page 7‑8. must be paired with the in-vehicle the clock for the vehicles specific Bluetooth system before it can be audio system, see Clock on used in the vehicle. Not all phones page 5‑8. will support all functions. See Bluetooth on page 7‑46.
  25. 25. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (19,1) In Brief 1-19 Steering Wheel Controls For vehicles with Bluetooth or Press ¨ to select a track or a folder OnStar® systems, press and hold when navigating folders on an iPod for longer than two seconds to or USB device. interact with those systems. See Bluetooth on page 7‑46 and OnStar + e and − e : Press to increase or Overview on page 14‑1 for more to decrease the volume. information. See Steering Wheel Controls on c/x: Press to reject an page 5‑2 for more information. incoming call, or end a current call. SRCE: Press to switch between Cruise Control the radio, CD, and for equipped vehicles, DVD, front auxiliary, and rear auxiliary. For vehicles with the navigation Vehicles with audio steering wheel system, press and hold this button controls could differ depending on for longer than one second to the vehicles options. Some audio initiate voice recognition. See “Voice controls can be adjusted at the Recognition” in the navigation steering wheel. manual for more information. w and c / x : Press to select ¨ : Press to go to the next radio preset or favorite radio stations, station while in AM, FM, or XM™. select tracks on a CD/DVD, or select tracks and navigate folders For vehicles with or without a on an iPod® or USB device. navigation system: T : Press to turn cruise control b/g: Press to silence the vehicle Press ¨ to go to the next track or on and off. The indicator comes on speakers only. Press again to turn chapter while sourced to the CD or when cruise control is on. the sound on. DVD slot.
  26. 26. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (20,1) 1-20 In Brief + RES: Press briefly to make the instructions for reaching the U: Press to customize the feature vehicle resume to a previously set destination. In addition, the system settings on your vehicle. See speed, or press and hold to can help locate a variety of points Vehicle Personalization (With DIC accelerate. of interest (POIs), such as banks, Buttons) on page 5‑40 for more SET– : Press to set the speed and airports, restaurants, and more. information. activate cruise control or to make See the navigation system manual T: Press to display the oil life, the vehicle decelerate. for more information. park assist on vehicles with this [ : Press to disengage cruise feature, units, tire pressure readings control without erasing the set Driver Information Center on vehicles with this feature, and speed from memory. (DIC) (With DIC Buttons) compass calibration and zone setting on vehicles with this feature. See Cruise Control on page 9‑31. To access the DIC, some vehicles have buttons located on the 3 : Press this button to display Navigation System instrument panel. the odometer, trip odometers, fuel range, average economy, timer, fuel If the vehicle has a navigation used, and average speed. system, there is a separate navigation system manual that Some vehicles do not have the includes information on the radio, buttons shown, however some of audio players, and navigation the menus can be viewed by using system. the trip odometer reset stem. The navigation system provides See Driver Information Center (DIC) detailed maps of most major (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑24 or V : Press to set or reset certain Driver Information Center (DIC) freeways and roads. After a functions and to turn off or destination has been set, the (Without DIC Buttons) on page 5‑29. acknowledge messages on the DIC. system provides turn-by-turn
  27. 27. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (21,1) In Brief 1-21 Ultrasonic Parking Assist Storage Compartments Power Outlets If available, Ultrasonic Rear Parking The vehicle has 12‐volt accessory Assist (URPA) uses sensors on the power outlets which can be used to rear bumper to detect objects while plug in electrical equipment, such as parking the vehicle. It operates at a cell phone or MP3 player. speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). The power outlets are located: URPA uses audible beeps to . On the instrument panel below provide distance and system information. the climate controls. Keep the sensors on the vehicles . Inside the center floor console. rear bumper clean to ensure proper . At the rear of the center floor operation. console. See Ultrasonic Parking Assist on . In the rear cargo area. page 9‑33 for more information. For vehicles with a second row To use the outlets, remove the center console, press the cover. buttons (B) or (C) to access storage areas. See Power Outlets on page 5‑8. Lift up on (A) for additional storage area. See Floor Console Storage on page 4‑3.
  28. 28. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (22,1) 1-22 In Brief Sunroof Performance and Tire Pressure Monitor The ignition must be in ON/RUN or Maintenance This vehicle may have a Tire ACC/ACCESSORY to operate the Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). sunroof and power sunshade. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) StabiliTrak® System on page 9‑19. The vehicle has a traction control system that limits wheel spin, and the StabiliTrak system that assists with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions. Both systems turn on automatically every The TPMS warning light alerts you time the vehicle is started. to a significant loss in pressure of . To turn off traction control, press one of the vehicles tires. If the The switch to operate the front and release t located on the warning light comes on, stop as sunroof is on the headliner above instrument panel, and the soon as possible and inflate the the rearview mirror. appropriate DIC message tires to the recommended pressure Vent: Press the front or rear of the displays. See Ride Control shown on the Tire and Loading switch to vent or close the sunroof. System Messages on page 5‑36. Information label. See Vehicle Load Limits on page 9‑10. The warning Express-open/Express-close: . Press and release t again light will remain on until the tire From the closed position, press to turn on the traction control pressure is corrected. and release the rear or front of system. The StabiliTrak system the switch to express-open or During cooler conditions, the low tire remains on. pressure warning light may appear express-close the sunroof. For more information, see when the vehicle is first started and For more information see Sunroof StabiliTrak® System on page 9‑28. then turn off. This may be an early on page 2‑22.
  29. 29. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (23,1) In Brief 1-23 indicator that the tire pressures are Engine Oil Life System 3. If the vehicle has Driver getting low and the tires need to be Information Center (DIC) inflated to the proper pressure. The engine oil life system calculates buttons: Press and hold the engine oil life based on vehicle use set/reset button until “100%” is The TPMS does not replace normal and displays the CHANGE ENGINE monthly tire maintenance. It is the displayed. Three chimes sound OIL SOON message when it is time and the CHANGE ENGINE OIL driver’s responsibility to maintain to change the engine oil and filter. correct tire pressures. SOON message goes off. The oil life system should be reset See Tire Pressure Monitor System to 100% only following an oil If the vehicle does not have on page 10‑43. change. Driver Information Center (DIC) buttons: Press and hold the Resetting the Oil Life System trip odometer reset stem Tire Sealant and until OIL LIFE REMAINING 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN, Compressor Kit with the engine off. shows “100%.” Three chimes This vehicle may come with a spare sound and the CHANGE 2. If the vehicle has Driver ENGINE OIL SOON message tire and tire changing equipment or Information Center (DIC) a tire sealant and compressor kit. goes off. buttons: Press the vehicle The kit can be used to temporarily information button until OIL 4. Turn the key to LOCK/OFF. seal small punctures in the tread LIFE REMAINING displays. See Engine Oil Life System on area of the tire. If the vehicle does not have page 10‑10. See Tire Sealant and Compressor Driver Information Center (DIC) Kit on page 10‑57 for complete buttons: The vehicle must be in operating information. P (Park) to access this display. If the vehicle came with a spare tire Press the trip odometer reset and tire changing equipment, see If stem until OIL LIFE REMAINING a Tire Goes Flat on page 10‑55. displays.
  30. 30. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (24,1) 1-24 In Brief . Always follow posted speed Driving for Better Fuel limits or drive more slowly when Roadside Assistance Economy conditions require. Program Driving habits can affect fuel . Keep vehicle tires properly U.S.: 1-800-243-8872 mileage. Here are some driving inflated. TTY Users (U.S.): 1-888-889-2438 tips to get the best fuel economy possible. . Combine several trips into a Canada: 1-800-268-6800 single trip. . Avoid fast starts and accelerate Mexico: 01-800-466-0800 smoothly. . Replace the vehicles tires with the same TPC Spec number As the owner of a new Chevrolet, . Brake gradually and avoid molded into the tires sidewall you are automatically enrolled in the abrupt stops. near the size. Roadside Assistance program. . Avoid idling the engine for long . Follow recommended scheduled See Roadside Assistance Program periods of time. maintenance. (U.S. and Canada) on page 13‑7 or Roadside Assistance Program . When road and weather (Mexico) on page 13‑9 for more conditions are appropriate, information. use cruise control.
  31. 31. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (25,1) In Brief 1-25 Roadside Assistance and OnStar Online Owner Center (U.S. and OnStar® (U.S. and Canada) Canada) If equipped, this vehicle has a If you have an active OnStar The Online Owner Center is a comprehensive, in-vehicle system subscription, press the Q button complimentary service that includes that can connect to a live Advisor and the current GPS location will be online service reminders, vehicle for Emergency, Security, Navigation, sent to an OnStar advisor who will maintenance tips, online owner Connection, and Diagnostic assess your problem, contact manual, special privileges, Services. See OnStar Overview on Roadside Assistance, and relay and more. page 14‑1 for more information. your exact location to get the help Sign up today at: you need. www.chevyownercenter.com (U.S.) or www.gm.ca (Canada).
  32. 32. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (26,1) 1-26 In Brief 2 NOTES
  33. 33. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (1,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-1 Keys, Doors, and Doors Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Interior Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . . . 2-19 Windows Vehicle Security Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 Anti-theft Alarm System . . . . . . 2-13 Windows Keys and Locks Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-20 Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . 2-14 Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-20 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-22 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Exterior Mirrors Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Roof System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-22 Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . 2-5 Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7 Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Blind Spot Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Delayed Locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Park Tilt Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19 Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . . . 2-8 Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9
  34. 34. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (2,1) 2-2 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks See your dealer if a replacement key or additional key is needed. Keys Notice: If the keys get locked in the vehicle, it may have to be damaged to get them out. Always { WARNING carry a spare key. Leaving children in a vehicle with If locked out of the vehicle, call the ignition key is dangerous for Roadside Assistance. See Roadside many reasons. Children or others Assistance Program (U.S. and could be badly injured or even Canada) on page 13‑7 or Roadside killed. They could operate the Assistance Program (Mexico) on power windows or other controls page 13‑9. The key is used for the ignition and or even make the vehicle move. With an active OnStar subscription, all door locks. The windows will function with the an OnStar Advisor may remotely keys in the ignition and children The key has a bar-coded key tag unlock the vehicle. See OnStar could be seriously injured or killed that the dealer or qualified locksmith Overview on page 14‑1. if caught in the path of a closing can use to make new keys. Store window. Do not leave the keys in this information in a safe place, not a vehicle with children. in the vehicle.
  35. 35. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (3,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-3 . Check the transmitters battery. Remote Keyless Entry See “Battery Replacement” later (RKE) System in this section. See Radio Frequency Statement on . If the transmitter is still not page 13‑20 for information working correctly, see your regarding Part 15 of the Federal dealer or a qualified technician Communications Commission (FCC) for service. rules and Industry Canada Standards RSS-GEN/210/220/310. Remote Keyless Entry If there is a decrease in the RKE (RKE) System Operation operating range: The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) . Check the distance. The transmitter functions work up to With Remote Start and Power transmitter may be too far from 60 m (195 ft) away from the vehicle. Liftgate Shown, Without Similar the vehicle. There are other conditions which / (Remote Vehicle Start): For . Check the location. Other can affect the performance of the vehicles or objects may be vehicles with this feature, see transmitter. See Remote Keyless Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑5 blocking the signal. Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑3. for additional information. Q (Lock): Press to lock all the doors. If enabled through the Driver Information Center (DIC), the parking lamps flash once to indicate locking has occurred. If enabled through the DIC, the horn sounds when Q is pressed again within five seconds.
  36. 36. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (4,1) 2-4 Keys, Doors, and Windows See Vehicle Personalization (With 8 (Power Liftgate): Press and replacement can be purchased and DIC Buttons) on page 5‑40 for hold until the liftgate begins to move programmed through your dealer. additional information. to open or close the liftgate. The When the replacement transmitter taillamps flash and a chime sounds is programmed to this vehicle, all Pressing Q may arm the content remaining transmitters must also be to indicate when the liftgate is theft‐deterrent system. See reprogrammed. Any lost or stolen opening or closing. Anti-theft Alarm System on transmitters will no longer work page 2‑13. L (Vehicle Locator/Panic once the new transmitter is Alarm): Press and release to K (Unlock): Press once to unlock locate the vehicle. The parking programmed. Each vehicle can only the driver door. If K is pressed have up to eight transmitters lamps flash and the horn sounds programmed to it. See your dealer again within five seconds, all three times. remaining doors unlock. The interior to program transmitters to this Press and hold L for more than vehicle. lamps come on and stay on for 20 seconds or until the ignition is two seconds to activate the panic Battery Replacement turned on. alarm. The parking lamps flash and the horn sounds repeatedly for Replace the battery if the REPLACE If enabled through the DIC, the BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY 30 seconds. The alarm turns off parking lamps flash twice to indicate message displays in the DIC. when the ignition is moved to unlocking has occurred. See Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) ON/RUN or L is pressed again. Notice: When replacing the on page 5‑40. The ignition must be in LOCK/OFF battery, do not touch any of the for the panic alarm to work. circuitry on the transmitter. Static Pressing K on the RKE transmitter from your body could damage the disarms the content theft‐deterrent Programming Transmitters to transmitter. system. See Anti-theft Alarm the Vehicle System on page 2‑13. Only RKE transmitters programmed to this vehicle will work. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a
  37. 37. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (5,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-5 3. Insert the new battery, positive If the vehicle has the remote start side facing down. Replace with a feature, the RKE transmitter CR2032 or equivalent battery. functions have an increased range 4. Snap the transmitter back of operation. However, the range together. may be less while the vehicle is running. Remote Vehicle Start There are other conditions that can affect the performance of the This vehicle may have a remote transmitter. See Remote Keyless starting feature that starts the Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑3 for engine from outside of the vehicle. additional information. / (Remote Start): This button is 1. Separate the transmitter with a located on the RKE transmitter if the Starting the Engine Using flat, thin object, such as a flat vehicle has remote start. Remote Start head screwdriver. To start the vehicle: Laws in some communities may . Carefully insert the tool into restrict the use of remote starters. 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the the notch located along For example, some laws may vehicle. the parting line of the require a person using the remote transmitter. Do not insert start to have the vehicle in view 2. Press and release Q on the the tool too far. Stop as when doing so. Check local RKE transmitter. soon as resistance is felt. regulations for any requirements 3. Immediately after completing . Twist the tool until the on remote starting of vehicles. Step 2, press and hold / until transmitter is separated. Do not use the remote start feature the parking lamps flash. If the 2. Remove the old battery. Do not if the vehicle is low on fuel. The vehicles lights cannot be seen, use a metal object. vehicle could run out of fuel. press and hold / for at least four seconds.
  38. 38. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (6,1) 2-6 Keys, Doors, and Windows When the vehicle starts, the parking After entering the vehicle during a For example, if Q and then / are lamps will turn on and remain on remote start, insert and turn the key pressed again after the vehicle as long as the engine is running. to the ON/RUN position to drive the has been running for five minutes, The doors will be locked and the vehicle. 10 minutes are added, allowing climate control system will operate If the vehicle is left running it the engine to run for a total of automatically if the vehicle has the automatically shuts off after 15 minutes. automatic system, or at the same 10 minutes unless a time extension setting as when the vehicle was last A maximum of two remote starts or has been done. remote start attempts are allowed turned off. Extending Engine Run Time between ignition cycles. If the vehicle has an automatic climate control system and heated To extend the engine run time After the vehicles engine has been seats, the heated seats turn on by 10 minutes, repeat Steps 1 started two times using the remote during colder outside temperatures through 3 while the engine is still start button, the ignition must be and shut off when the key is turned running. The engine run time can turned on and then back off before to ON/RUN. See Heated and only be extended if it is the first the remote start procedure can be Ventilated Front Seats on page 3‑8 remote start since the vehicle has used again. for more information. been driven. Remote start can be The rear window defogger and extended one time. heated mirrors, if the vehicle has If the remote start procedure is used them, turn on during colder outside again before the first 10-minute temperatures and turn off when the time frame has ended, the first key is turned to ON/RUN. 10 minutes will immediately expire and the second 10-minute time frame will start.
  39. 39. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (7,1) Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-7 Shutting the Engine Off After a Door Locks WARNING (Continued) Remote Start To manually shut off a remote start: { WARNING injuries or even death from heat stroke. Always lock the . Aim the RKE transmitter at the Unlocked doors can be vehicle whenever leaving it. vehicle and press / until the dangerous. parking lamps turn off. . Outsiders can easily enter . Passengers, especially through an unlocked door . Turn on the hazard warning children, can easily open the when you slow down or stop flashers. doors and fall out of a moving the vehicle. Locking the doors . Turn the ignition switch on and vehicle. When a door is can help prevent this from then off. locked, the handle will not happening. open it. The chance of being Conditions in Which the thrown out of the vehicle in To lock or unlock a door manually: Remote Start Will Not Work a crash is increased if the doors are not locked. So, all . From the inside use the door The vehicle cannot be started using passengers should wear lock knob on the window sill. the remote start feature if the key is safety belts properly and . From the outside turn the key in the ignition, the hood is open, or if the doors should be locked toward the front or rear of the there is an emission control system whenever the vehicle is vehicle, or press the or button on malfunction. driven. the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) The engine turns off during a remote . Young children who get into transmitter. start if the coolant temperature unlocked vehicles may be gets too high or if the oil pressure unable to get out. A child can gets low. be overcome by extreme heat and can suffer permanent (Continued)
  40. 40. Chevrolet Traverse Owner Manual - 2012 Black plate (8,1) 2-8 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks K (Unlock): Press to unlock the This feature can be programmed by doors. using the Driver Information Center (DIC). See “DELAY DOOR LOCK” Q (Lock): Press to lock the doors. under Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑40. Delayed Locking When locking the doors with the Automatic Door Locks power lock switch and a door or the Vehicles with an automatic lock/ liftgate is open, the doors will lock unlock feature enable you to five seconds after the last door is program the vehicles power door closed. You will hear three chimes locks. This feature can be to signal that the delayed locking programmed through the Driver feature is in use. Information Center (DIC). See Base Model Pressing the power lock switch Vehicle Personalization (With DIC twice or the lock button on the RKE Buttons) on page 5‑40 for more transmitter twice will override the information. delayed locking feature and immediately lock all the doors. This feature will not operate if the key is in the ignition. Uplevel Model

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