Chevrolet 2010 Silverado Owner's Manual

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Pages 626 Pages
Updated Sep 3, 2021
Category Automobile

Table of Contents

  • 2010 Chevrolet Silverado Owner Manual

    2
  • Canadian owners

    3
  • Vehicle symbols

    4
  • Index

    5
  • In Brief

    7
  • Instrument Panel

    8
  • Initial Drive Information

    12
  • Power door locks

    13
  • Power windows

    14
  • Seat adjustment

    15
  • Manual lumbar

    16
  • Manual reclining seatbacks

    17
  • Heated seats

    18
  • Safety belt

    19
  • Mirror adjustment

    20
  • Interior mirror

    21
  • Steering wheel adjustment

    22
  • Interior lighting

    23
  • Exterior lighting

    24
  • Climate controls

    25
  • Climate control system (with heater only)

    26
  • Electronic transfer case

    28
  • Automatic transfer case

    29
  • Vehicle Features

    30
  • Setting the clock

    31
  • Steering wheel controls

    32
  • Ultrasonic parking assist

    34
  • Power outlets

    35
  • Crew cab

    36
  • Performance and Maintenance

    37
  • Driving for better fuel economy

    39
  • Roadside assistance program

    40
  • Onstar steering wheel controls

    42
  • Section 2 Seats and Restraint System

    43
  • Seats and Restraint System

    43
  • Head Restraints

    45
  • Front Seats

    46
  • Power seats

    47
  • Memory seat, mirrors, and pedals

    50
  • Reclining seatbacks

    52
  • Seatback latches

    55
  • Rear Seats

    56
  • Folding rear seat

    57
  • Safety Belts

    58
  • Why safety belts work

    59
  • Questions and answers about safety belts

    62
  • How to wear safety belts properly

    63
  • Lap-shoulder belt

    72
  • Shoulder belt height adjuster

    74
  • Safety belt pretensioners

    76
  • Safety belt use during pregnancy

    79
  • Safety belt extender

    80
  • Child Restraints

    81
  • Infants and young children

    84
  • Child restraint systems

    87
  • Where to put the restraint

    90
  • Lower anchors and tethers for children (latch)

    91
  • Top tether anchor

    92
  • Latch system

    96
  • Seat position

    100
  • Passenger sensing system

    103
  • Airbag off switch

    107
  • Airbag System

    115
  • When should an airbag inflate

    120
  • What makes an airbag inflate

    121
  • How does an airbag restrain

    122
  • Servicing your airbag-equipped vehicle

    134
  • Restraint System Check

    136
  • Replacing restraint system parts after a crash

    137
  • Section 3 Features and Controls

    139
  • Features and Controls

    139
  • Keys

    141
  • Remote keyless entry (rke) system operation

    142
  • Programming transmitters to the vehicle

    144
  • Remote vehicle start

    145
  • Remote start ready

    146
  • Doors and Locks

    147
  • Delayed locking

    148
  • Rear doors

    149
  • Tailgate removal

    151
  • Windows

    152
  • Theft-Deterrent Systems

    155
  • Testing the alarm

    156
  • Immobilizer operation

    157
  • Starting and Operating Your Vehicle

    159
  • Ignition positions

    160
  • Starting the engine

    161
  • Starting procedure

    162
  • Fast idle system

    163
  • Adjustable throttle and brake pedal

    164
  • Active fuel management

    165
  • Automatic transmission operation

    166
  • Automatic transmission

    173
  • Front axle

    174
  • Parking brake

    188
  • Shifting into park

    189
  • Torque lock

    190
  • Shifting out of park

    191
  • Engine exhaust

    192
  • Running the vehicle while parked

    193
  • Mirrors

    194
  • Outside power mirrors

    195
  • Outside heated mirrors

    197
  • Object Detection Systems

    198
  • How the system works

    199
  • Rear vision camera (rvc)

    201
  • Adjusting the brightness and contrast of the screen

    203
  • Universal Home Remote System

    207
  • Storage Areas

    213
  • Instrument panel storage

    214
  • Roof rack system

    215
  • Sunroof

    216
  • Section 4 Instrument Panel

    219
  • Instrument Panel Overview

    221
  • Turn signal/multifunction lever

    222
  • Windshield wipers

    224
  • Cruise control

    225
  • Exterior lamps

    228
  • Headlamps on reminder

    229
  • Automatic headlamp system

    230
  • Fog lamps

    231
  • Dome lamp override

    233
  • Electric power management

    234
  • Accessory power outlet(s)

    235
  • Climate Controls

    236
  • Rear window defogger

    238
  • Automatic operation

    241
  • Manual operation

    242
  • Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators

    246
  • Instrument panel cluster

    247
  • Speedometer and odometer

    248
  • Safety belt reminders

    249
  • Passenger airbag status indicator

    252
  • Charging system light

    254
  • Brake system warning light

    255
  • Antilock brake system (abs) warning light

    256
  • Engine coolant temperature gauge

    258
  • Malfunction indicator lamp

    259
  • Emissions inspection and maintenance programs

    261
  • Maintenance Schedule

    262
  • Security light

    264
  • Fuel gauge

    265
  • Low fuel warning light

    266
  • Driver Information Center (DIC)

    267
  • Trip odometer

    269
  • Tire pressure

    271
  • Dic compass

    278
  • Compass calibration

    280
  • Dic warnings and messages

    281
  • Engine overheated stop engine

    283
  • Oil pressure low stop engine

    284
  • Service air bag

    285
  • Service brake system

    286
  • Service tire monitor system

    287
  • Stabilitrak off

    288
  • Turn signal on

    290
  • Display language

    292
  • Remote door lock

    293
  • Remote door unlock

    294
  • Approach lighting

    295
  • Park tilt mirrors

    296
  • Remote start

    298
  • Factory settings

    299
  • Audio System(s)

    300
  • Playing the radio

    305
  • Finding a station

    306
  • Storing a radio station as a favorite

    307
  • Radio messages

    310
  • Care of the cd and dvd player

    311
  • Using the dvd player

    317
  • Playing a dvd

    318
  • Inserting a disc

    320
  • Dvd radio error messages

    321
  • Using the usb port

    322
  • Using an mp3 (radios with cd)

    323
  • Using an mp3 (radios with cd and dvd)

    330
  • Playing an mp3/wma file from a disc

    333
  • Xm radio messages

    338
  • Voice recognition

    339
  • Bluetooth controls

    340
  • Storing name tags

    342
  • Deleting name tags

    344
  • Making a call

    345
  • Receiving a call

    346
  • Call waiting

    347
  • Transferring a call

    348
  • Other information

    349
  • Before driving

    350
  • Audio output

    353
  • Remote control

    354
  • Remote control buttons

    355
  • Dvd display error messages

    358
  • Rear seat audio (rsa)

    359
  • Audio steering wheel controls

    361
  • Radio reception

    364
  • Fixed mast antenna

    365
  • Section 5 Driving Your Vehicle

    367
  • Driving Your Vehicle

    367
  • Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle

    368
  • Control of a vehicle

    369
  • Antilock brake system (abs)

    370
  • Braking in emergencies

    371
  • Stabilitrak system

    372
  • Power steering

    374
  • Steering in emergencies

    375
  • Off-road recovery

    376
  • Off-road driving

    377
  • Environmental concerns

    379
  • Traveling to remote areas

    380
  • Driving on hills

    381
  • Approaching a hill

    382
  • Driving downhill

    384
  • Driving across an incline

    385
  • Stalling on an incline

    386
  • Driving in water

    387
  • Driving at night

    388
  • Highway hypnosis

    389
  • Hill and mountain roads

    390
  • Winter driving

    391
  • Rocking your vehicle to get it out

    394
  • Loading the vehicle

    395
  • Adding a snow plow or similar equipment

    403
  • Truck-camper loading information

    407
  • Pickup conversion to chassis cab

    409
  • Towing

    410
  • Dinghy towing

    411
  • Dolly towing

    413
  • Towing a trailer

    417
  • Pulling a trailer

    418
  • Weight of the trailer tongue

    427
  • Fifth wheel and gooseneck trailering

    430
  • Trailer brakes

    431
  • Driving with a trailer

    438
  • Following distance

    439
  • Parking on hills

    440
  • Trailer wiring harness

    441
  • Auxiliary battery

    444
  • Section 6 Service and Appearance Care

    445
  • Service and Appearance Care

    445
  • Service

    448
  • California proposition 65 warning

    449
  • Fuel

    450
  • Gasoline octane

    451
  • California fuel

    452
  • Filling the tank

    455
  • Filling a portable fuel container

    457
  • Checking Things Under the Hood

    458
  • Hood release

    459
  • Engine compartment overview

    460
  • Engine oil

    462
  • Cold temperature operation

    463
  • Engine oil life system

    464
  • Engine air cleaner/filter

    465
  • Automatic transmission fluid

    467
  • How to check automatic transmission fluid

    468
  • How to add automatic transmission fluid

    470
  • Cold check procedure

    471
  • Cooling system

    473
  • Engine coolant

    475
  • Checking coolant

    476
  • Engine overheating

    478
  • Engine compartment

    480
  • Power steering fluid

    481
  • Windshield washer fluid

    482
  • Brake fluid

    483
  • What to add

    484
  • Brake wear

    485
  • Brake adjustment

    486
  • Vehicle storage

    487
  • Jump starting

    488
  • Rear Axle

    492
  • How to check lubricant

    493
  • Four-Wheel Drive

    494
  • Front Axle

    496
  • Noise Control System

    497
  • Headlamp Aiming

    498
  • Bulb Replacement

    501
  • License plate lamp

    506
  • Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

    507
  • Tires

    508
  • Tire sidewall labeling

    509
  • Tire size

    512
  • Tire terminology and definitions

    514
  • Inflation - tire pressure

    517
  • How to check

    518
  • Tire pressure monitor system

    519
  • Tire pressure monitor operation

    520
  • Tpms malfunction light and message

    521
  • Tpms sensor matching process

    522
  • Tire inspection and rotation

    524
  • When it is time for new tires

    526
  • Buying new tires

    527
  • Uniform tire quality grading

    529
  • Wheel replacement

    531
  • Used replacement wheels

    532
  • Tire chains

    533
  • Changing a flat tire

    534
  • Removing the spare tire and tools

    536
  • Secondary latch system

    547
  • Storing a flat or spare tire and

    550
  • Spare tire

    553
  • Appearance Care

    554
  • Care of safety belts

    556
  • Washing your vehicle

    557
  • Finish care

    558
  • Underbody maintenance

    560
  • Vehicle Identification

    561
  • Fuses and circuit breakers

    562
  • Instrument panel fuse block

    563
  • Top view

    565
  • Underhood fuse block

    566
  • Capacities and Specifications

    570
  • Section 7 Maintenance Schedule

    573
  • Maintenance schedule

    574
  • Scheduled maintenance

    575
  • Additional required services

    577
  • Owner checks and services

    583
  • Ignition transmission lock check

    584
  • Recommended fluids and lubricants

    585
  • Maintenance replacement parts

    587
  • Engine drive belt routing

    588
  • Maintenance record

    589
  • Section 8 Customer Assistance Information

    593
  • Customer Assistance Information

    593
  • Customer Assistance and Information

    594
  • P.O. Box

    598
  • Calling for assistance

    599
  • Services provided

    600
  • Scheduling service appointments

    602
  • Collision damage repair

    603
  • Repair facility

    604
  • If a crash occurs

    605
  • Detroit, MI

    607
  • Service manuals

    608
  • Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy

    609
  • Navigation system

    610
  • Adding equipment to your airbag-equipped

    611
  • Removing the flat tire and installing the

    622
  • Aluminum or chrome-plated wheels

    624

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