When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on when you are driving, or when one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do about it. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. Extended, higher than normal engine and transaxle temperatures may result and damage your vehicle. However, under certain circumstances, manual resynchronization may be required. Make sure the cover is on tightly, so water won't get in. You could injure yourself or others.
If the gage pointer moves into the red area, your engine is too hot! Your vehicle could be badly damaged and the repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Vehicle Overview The Cavalier lineup loses the convertible body style because of slow sales, and the coupe and sedan body styles return for 2001 with minor changes. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in a crash. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and even catch fire. Always wear your safety belt, even with air bags.
Running the compressor will help reduce vehicle interior fogging. A transaxle fluid leak is the only reason for fluid loss. D Air bags are designed to inflate only once. But if the belts were stretched, as they would be if worn during a more severe crash, then you need new belts. Don't let someone else use it, and use it only for the seat it is made to fit.
It comes equipped with all the standard amenities for your driving enjoyment. If you are parking on a hill and if you're pulling a trailer, also see ªTowing a Trailerº in the Index. The Cavalier, a front-drive compact, is General Motors best-selling car line, and it may continue in its present form until the 2004 model year. Pull the release handle up to open the trunk from the inside. When you release the stalk, the washers will stop.
Automatic Transaxle Operation Your vehicle may be equipped with a three -speedautomatic or a four -speedautomatic transaxle. Push the upper portion of the switch to unlock the doors. Hold the mirror in position with your left hand. Also explained are the instrument panel and the warning systems that tell you if everything is working properly and what to do if you have a problem. Mode Knob The right knob has several settings to control the direction of airflow.
In moderate to severe frontal or near -frontalcollisions, even belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. Get up to the speed you want. And you'd be less likely to slide under the lap belt. Right Front Passenger Position To learn how to wear the right front passenger's safety belt properly, see ªDriver Positionº earlier in this section. Be sure the pressure cap is hand Check the level in the surge tank when the cooling system has cooled down. © Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 Part Number 22628175 A First Edition All Rights Reserved.
When the engine starts, let go of the key. Safety belts help keep you in position before and during a crash. Air bags are designed to work only in moderate to severe crashes where the front of your vehicle hits something. Power Windows If Equipped The switches on the center console control each of the power windows when the ignition is on. Make the belt as long as possible by tilting the latch plate and pulling it along the belt.
Open the sunshade by hand when using the vent position. The lever will return by itself when you release it. A: You may be an excellent driver, but if you're in an accident -- even one that isn't your fault -- you and your passengers can be hurt. Brake Fluid Reservoir 6-10 E. If you need a repair manual for your Chevrolet, you've come to the right place. Using a 13 mm socket, remove the two bolts from the headlamp. There are also cupholders for the rear seat passengers located under the center console lid.
In addition, if all doors and the trunk are closed, the headlamps will flash once, the interior lamps will turn off, and the vehicle content theft security system will arm. Trip Odometer The trip odometer can tell you how far your vehicle has been driven since you last reset the trip odometer to zero. Top strap anchors are already installed in your vehicle for the rear seating positions. Driving a vehicle with a fully warmed engine under highway conditions causes engine oil to break down slower. You can be seriously injured or killed. You increase the chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in a crash if the doors aren't locked. A belt must be used by only one person at a time.
But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. A T -shapedshield has shoulder straps that are attached to a flat pad which rests low against the child's body. Matching Transmitter s to Your Vehicle Each remote keyless entry transmitter is coded to prevent another transmitter from unlocking your vehicle. The idle speed will go down as your engine warms up. Improper service can mean that your air bag system won't work properly.