Bookmarks and Contents

  • 2010 Chevrolet Silverado BookTOC

  • Preface

    • Canadian Owners
    • Index
    • Safety Warnings and Symbols
    • Vehicle Symbols
  • In Brief

    • Instrument Panel
      • Instrument Panel (Base/Uplevel Version)
      • Instrument Panel (Premium Version)
    • Initial Drive Information
      • Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
      • Remote Vehicle Start
      • Door Locks
      • Windows
      • Seat Adjustment
      • Heated Seats
      • Head Restraint Adjustment
      • Safety Belt
      • Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
      • Mirror Adjustment
      • Steering Wheel Adjustment
      • Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
      • Interior Lighting
      • Exterior Lighting
      • Windshield Wiper/Washer
      • Climate Controls
      • Transmission
      • Four-Wheel Drive
    • Vehicle Features
      • Radio(s)
      • Satellite Radio
      • Portable Audio Devices
      • Steering Wheel Controls
      • Bluetooth®
      • Navigation System
      • Driver Information Center (DIC)
      • Cruise Control
      • Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
      • Ultrasonic Parking Assist
      • Power Outlets
      • Universal Remote System
      • Sunroof
    • Performance and Maintenance
      • StabiliTrak®
      • Tire Pressure Monitor
      • Engine Oil Life System
      • Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
      • Driving for Better Fuel Economy
      • Roadside Assistance Program
      • OnStar®
  • Seats and Restraint System

    • Head Restraints
    • Front Seats
      • Manual Seats
      • Power Seats
      • Manual Lumbar
      • Power Lumbar
      • Heated Seats
      • Memory Seat, Mirrors, and Pedals
      • Reclining Seatbacks
      • Seatback Latches
      • Center Seat
    • Rear Seats
      • Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab Full Bench)
      • Rear Seat Operation (All Split Bench and Hybrid Full Bench)
    • Safety Belts
      • Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
      • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
      • Lap-Shoulder Belt
      • Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
      • Lap Belt (Crew and Extended Cab)
      • Safety Belt Extender
    • Child Restraints
      • Older Children
      • Infants and Young Children
      • Child Restraint Systems
      • Where to Put the Restraint
      • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Passenger Sensing System)
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (With Airbag Off Switch)
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Heavy Duty Crew Cab Only)
    • Airbag System
      • Where Are the Airbags?
      • When Should an Airbag Inflate?
      • What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
      • How Does an Airbag Restrain?
      • What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
      • Airbag Off Switch
      • Passenger Sensing System
      • Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
      • Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
    • Restraint System Check
      • Checking the Restraint Systems
      • Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
  • Features and Controls

    • Keys
      • Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
      • Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
      • Remote Vehicle Start
    • Doors and Locks
      • Door Locks
      • Power Door Locks
      • Delayed Locking
      • Programmable Automatic Door Locks
      • Rear Door Security Locks
      • Lockout Protection
      • Rear Doors
      • Tailgate
    • Windows
      • Manual Windows
      • Power Windows
      • Power Sliding Rear Window
      • Sun Visors
    • Theft-Deterrent Systems
      • Content Theft-Deterrent
      • PASS-Key® III+ Electronic Immobilizer
      • PASS-Key® III+ Electronic Immobilizer Operation
    • Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
      • New Vehicle Break-In
      • Ignition Positions
      • Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
      • Starting the Engine
      • Fast Idle System
      • Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
      • Engine Coolant Heater
      • Active Fuel Management
      • Automatic Transmission Operation
      • Tow/Haul Mode
      • Four-Wheel Drive
      • Parking Brake
      • Shifting Into Park
      • Shifting Out of Park
      • Parking Over Things That Burn
      • Engine Exhaust
      • Running the Vehicle While Parked
    • Mirrors
      • Manual Rearview Mirror
      • Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
      • Outside Manual Mirrors
      • Outside Towing Mirrors
      • Outside Power Mirrors
      • Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
      • Park Tilt Mirrors
      • Outside Convex Mirror
      • Outside Heated Mirrors
    • Object Detection Systems
      • Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
      • Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
    • Universal Home Remote System
      • Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
    • Storage Areas
      • Glove Box
      • Cupholders
      • Instrument Panel Storage
      • Center Console Storage
      • Roof Rack System
      • Rear Seat Armrest
    • Sunroof
  • Instrument Panel

    • Instrument Panel Overview
      • Hazard Warning Flashers
      • Horn
      • Tilt Wheel
      • Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
      • Turn and Lane-Change Signals
      • Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
      • Flash-to-Pass
      • Windshield Wipers
      • Windshield Washer
      • Cruise Control
      • Exterior Lamps
      • Headlamps on Reminder
      • Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
      • Automatic Headlamp System
      • Fog Lamps
      • Auxiliary Roof-Mounted Lamp
      • Instrument Panel Brightness
      • Dome Lamps
      • Dome Lamp Override
      • Entry Lighting
      • Exit Lighting
      • Reading Lamps
      • Cargo Lamp
      • Electric Power Management
      • Battery Run-Down Protection
      • Accessory Power Outlet(s)
      • Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
    • Climate Controls
      • Climate Control System (With Air Conditioning)
      • Climate Control System (With Heater Only)
      • Dual Automatic Climate Control System
      • Outlet Adjustment
    • Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
      • Instrument Panel Cluster
      • Speedometer and Odometer
      • Trip Odometer
      • Tachometer
      • Safety Belt Reminders
      • Airbag Readiness Light
      • Airbag Off Light
      • Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
      • Charging System Light
      • Voltmeter Gauge
      • Brake System Warning Light
      • Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
      • StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
      • Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
      • Tire Pressure Light
      • Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • Oil Pressure Gauge
      • Oil Pressure Light
      • Security Light
      • Fog Lamp Light
      • Cruise Control Light
      • Highbeam On Light
      • Four-Wheel-Drive Light
      • Tow/Haul Mode Light
      • Fuel Gauge
      • Low Fuel Warning Light
    • Driver Information Center (DIC)
      • DIC Operation and Displays (With DIC Buttons)
      • DIC Operation and Displays (Without DIC Buttons)
      • DIC Compass
      • DIC Warnings and Messages
      • DIC Vehicle Customization (With DIC Buttons)
    • Audio System(s)
      • Setting the Clock
      • Radio(s)
      • Using an MP3 (Radios with CD)
      • Using an MP3 (Radios with CD and DVD)
      • XM Radio Messages
      • Navigation/Radio System
      • Bluetooth®
      • Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
      • Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
      • Theft-Deterrent Feature
      • Audio Steering Wheel Controls
      • Radio Reception
      • Fixed Mast Antenna
      • XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
  • Driving Your Vehicle

    • Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
      • Defensive Driving
      • Drunk Driving
      • Control of a Vehicle
      • Braking
      • Antilock Brake System (ABS)
      • Braking in Emergencies
      • StabiliTrak® System
      • Locking Rear Axle
      • Steering
      • Off-Road Recovery
      • Passing
      • Loss of Control
      • Off-Road Driving
      • Driving at Night
      • Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
      • Before Leaving on a Long Trip
      • Highway Hypnosis
      • Hill and Mountain Roads
      • Winter Driving
      • If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
      • Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
      • Recovery Hooks
      • Loading the Vehicle
      • Adding a Snow Plow or Similar Equipment
      • Truck-Camper Loading Information
      • Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
    • Towing
      • Towing Your Vehicle
      • Recreational Vehicle Towing
      • Towing a Trailer
  • Service and Appearance Care

    • Service
      • Accessories and Modifications
      • California Proposition 65 Warning
      • California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
      • Doing Your Own Service Work
      • Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
    • Fuel
      • Gasoline Octane
      • Gasoline Specifications
      • California Fuel
      • Additives
      • Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
      • Fuels in Foreign Countries
      • Filling the Tank
      • Filling a Portable Fuel Container
    • Checking Things Under the Hood
      • Hood Release
      • Engine Compartment Overview
      • Engine Oil
      • Engine Oil Life System
      • Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
      • Automatic Transmission Fluid (4-Speed Transmission)
      • Automatic Transmission Fluid (6-Speed Transmission)
      • Cooling System
      • Engine Coolant
      • Engine Overheating
      • Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
      • Engine Fan Noise
      • Power Steering Fluid
      • Windshield Washer Fluid
      • Brakes
      • Battery
      • Jump Starting
    • Rear Axle
    • Four-Wheel Drive
    • Front Axle
    • Noise Control System
      • Tampering with Noise Control System Prohibited
    • Headlamp Aiming
    • Bulb Replacement
      • Halogen Bulbs
      • Headlamps
      • Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
      • Pickup Box Identification and Fender Marker Lamps
      • Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
      • License Plate Lamp
      • Replacement Bulbs
    • Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
    • Tires
      • Tire Sidewall Labeling
      • Tire Terminology and Definitions
      • Inflation - Tire Pressure
      • High-Speed Operation
      • Dual Tire Operation
      • Tire Pressure Monitor System
      • Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
      • Tire Inspection and Rotation
      • When It Is Time for New Tires
      • Buying New Tires
      • Different Size Tires and Wheels
      • Uniform Tire Quality Grading
      • Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
      • Wheel Replacement
      • Tire Chains
      • If a Tire Goes Flat
      • Changing a Flat Tire
      • Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
      • Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
      • Secondary Latch System
      • Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
      • Spare Tire
    • Appearance Care
      • Interior Cleaning
      • Fabric/Carpet
      • Leather
      • Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
      • Care of Safety Belts
      • Weatherstrips
      • Washing Your Vehicle
      • Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
      • Finish Care
      • Windshield and Wiper Blades
      • Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
      • Tires
      • Sheet Metal Damage
      • Finish Damage
      • Underbody Maintenance
      • Chemical Paint Spotting
    • Vehicle Identification
      • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
      • Service Parts Identification Label
    • Electrical System
      • Add-On Electrical Equipment
      • Windshield Wiper Fuses
      • Power Windows and Other Power Options
      • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
      • Instrument Panel Fuse Block
      • Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
      • Underhood Fuse Block
    • Capacities and Specifications
  • Maintenance Schedule

    • Maintenance Schedule
      • Introduction
      • Scheduled Maintenance
      • Owner Checks and Services
      • Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
      • Maintenance Replacement Parts
      • Engine Drive Belt Routing
      • Maintenance Record
  • Customer Assistance Information

    • Customer Assistance and Information
      • Customer Satisfaction Procedure
      • Online Owner Center
      • Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
      • Customer Assistance Offices
      • GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
      • Roadside Assistance Program
      • Scheduling Service Appointments
      • Courtesy Transportation Program
      • Collision Damage Repair
    • Reporting Safety Defects
      • Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
      • Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
      • Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
      • Service Publications Ordering Information
    • Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
      • Event Data Recorders
      • OnStar®
      • Navigation System
      • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
      • Radio Frequency Statement
  • Index

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