Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 User Manual

20chevrolet Malibu Owner Manual M 1 Canadian Owners 2 Using This Manual 3 Vehicle Damage Warnings 4 Section 1 Seats And Restraint Systems 5 Manual Seats 6 Power Seats 7 Heated Seats 8 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 9 Power Reclining Seatbacks 10 Head Restraints 11 Power Lift Seat 12 Split Folding Rear Seat 13 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 14 Safety Belts They Are For Everyone 15 Why Safety Belts Work 16 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 17 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 18 Questions And Answers About Safety 19 How To Wear Safety Belts Properly 20 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 21 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 22 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 23 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 24 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 25 Q What Is Wrong With This 26 Q What Is Wrong With This 27 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 28 Lap-shoulder Belt 29 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 30 Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster 31 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 32 Caution Continued 33 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy 34 Older Children 35 Q What Is The Proper Way To Wear Safety Belts 36 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 37 Nfants And Young Children 38 Caution Continued 39 Q What Are The Different Types Of Add-on Child 40 Child Restraint Systems 41 Securing An Add-on Child Restraint In 42 Securing The Child Within The Child 43 Where To Put The Restraint 44 Configurations For Use Of Child 45 Lower Anchors And Tethers For 46 Lower Anchors 47 I Top Tether Anchor 48 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 49 Securing A Child Restraint Designed For 50 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 51 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 52 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 53 Securing A Child Restraint In A Rear 54 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 55 Securing A Child Restraint In The 56 Caution Continued 57 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 58 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 59 Airbag System 60 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 61 Where Are The Airbags 62 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 63 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 64 When Should An Airbag Nflate 65 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 66 What Makes An Airbag Nflate 67 What Will You See After An Airbag 68 Passenger Sensing System 69 Caution Continued 70 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 71 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 72 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 73 Servicing Your Airbag-equipped 74 Q Because  Have A Disability,  Have To Get 75 Checking The Restraint Systems 76 Replacing Restraint System Parts 77 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 78 Section 2 Features And Controls 79 Section 2 Features And Controls 80 Keys 81 Remote Keyless Entry Rke 82 Remote Keyless Entry Rke 83 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 84 Remote Vehicle Start 85 / Remote Start This Button Will Be On The Rke 86 Remote Start Ready 87 Door Locks 88 Power Door Locks 89 Rear Door Security Locks 90 Trunk 91 Trunk Assist Handle 92 Windows 93 Power Windows 94 Express Window Anti-pinch Feature 95 Sun Visors 96 Disarming The System 97 Pass-key 98 1 Stamped On It 99 New Vehicle Break-n 100 9 Lock/off This Is The Only Position From Which 101 Retained Accessory Power Rap 102 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 103 Adjustable Throttle And Brake Pedal 104 Engine Coolant Heater 105 Automatic Transmission Operation 106 • Going Less Than Mph Km/h, Push Your 107 Automatic Transmission Operation 108 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 109 • Going Less Than Mph Km/h, Push Your 110 Driver Shift Control Dsc 111 Parking Brake 112 Shifting Nto Park 113 Leaving Your Vehicle With The Engine 114 Shifting Out Of Park 115 Running The Vehicle While Parked 116 Manual Rearview Mirror 117 Compass Operation 118 Outside Power Mirrors 119 Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror 120 Onstar Services 121 Onstar Virtual Advisor 122 Your Responsibility 123 Universal Home Remote System 124 Programming Universal Home 125 Programming Universal Home 126 • A Switch In The Up Position Could Be Labeled As 127 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 128 Using Universal Home Remote 129 Glove Box 130 Driver Storage Compartment 131 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 132 Section 3 Nstrument Panel 133 Section 3 Nstrument Panel 134 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 135 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 136 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 137 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 138 Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel 139 Turn And Lane-change Signals 140 Windshield Wipers 141 Windshield Washer 142 On/off Press To Turn The Cruise Control System 143 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 144 Headlamps 145 Headlamps On Reminder 146 Automatic Headlamp System 147 Fog Lamps 148 Dome Lamp 149 Rear Reading Lamps 150 Accessory Power Outlets 151 Power Outlet 1volt Alternating 152 Climate Control System 153 # Air Conditioning Press This Button To Turn 154 Defogging And Defrosting 155 Automatic Climate Control System 156 Automatic Operation 157 Manual Operation 158 # Air Conditioning Press This Button To Turn The Air 159 Defogging And Defrosting 160 Outlet Adjustment 161 Warning Lights, Gages, And 162 Nstrument Panel Cluster 163 Speedometer And Odometer 164 Safety Belt Reminders 165 Airbag Readiness Light 166 Passenger Airbag Status Ndicator 167 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 168 Charging System Light 169 Antilock Brake System Abs 170 Electronic Stability Control Esc/ 171 Engine Coolant Temperature 172 Tire Pressure Light 173 • Reduce Vehicle Speed 174 Emissions Nspection And Maintenance 175 Oil Pressure Light 176 Highbeam On Light 177 Dic Operation And Displays 178 Trip A Or Trip B 179 Dic Warnings And Messages 180 Brake Fluid 181 Engine Disabled 182 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 183 Service Esc Electronic Stability 184 Dic Vehicle Personalization 185 Personalization Menu Modes 186 Lock Horn 187 Light Flash 188 Auto Unlk Unlock 189 Exiting Personalization Menu 190 • Familiarize Yourself With All Of Its Controls 191 Setting The Clock 192 Changing The Time And Date Default 193 Radios 194 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 195 Radio Data System Rds 196 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 197 Setting Preset Stations Am-fm Radio 198 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 199 Finding A Category Cat Station 200 Radio Messages 201 ^  Press To Load Cds Into The Cd Player 202 ^ Button For Two Seconds 203 Playing An Mp3 Cd-r Or Cd-rw Disc 204 Using An Mp3 205 F Knob, Or The Seek Buttons 206 Root Directory 207 F Tune Turn This Knob To Select Mp3 files On The 208 H Music Navigator F Your Radio Has The Mp3 209 Xm Radio Messages 210 Theft-deterrent Feature 211 Radio Reception 212 Backglass Antenna 213 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 214 Section 4 Driving Your Vehicle 215 Defensive Driving 216 Control Of A Vehicle 217 Braking 218 Antilock Brake System Abs 219 Traction Control System Tcs 220 Traction Control Operation 221 Electronic Stability Control Esc 222 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 223 Panic Brake Assist 224 Steering Tips 225 Steering In Emergencies 226 Off-road Recovery 227 Skidding 228 Driving At Night 229 Before Leaving On A Long Trip 230 Hill And Mountain Roads 231 Winter Driving 232 F You Are Caught In A Blizzard 233 F Your Vehicle Is Stuck In Sand, 234 Rocking Your Vehicle To Get T Out 235 Tire And Loading Nformation Label 236 4 The Resulting figure Equals The Available 237 Example 2 Example 3 238 Overloading Your Vehicle May Cause 239 Towing Your Vehicle 240 Dinghy Towing 241 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 242 Dolly Towing 243 Towing A Trailer 244 F You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer 245 Weight Of The Trailer Tongue 246 Total Weight On Your Vehicle’s Tires 247 Following Distance 248 Driving On Grades 249 • Start Your Engine 250 Section 5 Service And Appearance Care 251 Section 5 Service And Appearance Care 252 Accessories And Modifications 253 California Perchlorate Materials 254 Adding Equipment To The Outside 255 Gasoline Octane 256 Additives 257 Fuels In Foreign Countries 258 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 259 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 260 Filling A Portable Fuel Container 261 Hood Release 262 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 263 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 264 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 265 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 266 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 267 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 268 Engine Oil 269 When To Add Engine Oil 270 What Kind Of Engine Oil To Use 271 Engine Oil Life System 272 How To Reset The Engine Oil Life 273 Engine Air Cleaner/filter 274 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 275 Automatic Transmission Fluid 276 What To Use 277 Checking Coolant 278 Pressure Cap 279 F Steam S Coming From Your Engine 280 Overheated Engine Protection 281 Cooling System 282 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 283 How To Add Coolant To The Coolant 284 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 285 Power Steering Fluid 286 How To Check Power Steering Fluid 287 Windshield Washer Fluid 288 Brakes 289 What To Add 290 Brake Wear 291 Battery 292 Jump Starting 293 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 294 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 295 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 296 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 297 Halogen Bulbs 298 Taillamps, Turn Signal, And 299 License Plate Lamp 300 Replacement Bulbs 301 Caution Continued 302 Winter Tires 303 Tire Sidewall Labeling 304 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 305 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 306 Tire Terminology And Definitions 307 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 308 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 309 Nflation - Tire Pressure 310 When To Check 311 High-speed Operation 312 Federal Communications 313 Tire Pressure Monitor Operation 314 Tpms Malfunction Light And Message 315 Tpms Sensor Matching Process 316 Tire Nspection And Rotation 317 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 318 When T S Time For New Tires 319 Buying New Tires 320 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 321 Different Size Tires And Wheels 322 Treadwear 323 Wheel Alignment And Tire Balance 324 Used Replacement Wheels 325 Tire Chains 326 F A Tire Goes Flat 327 Changing A Flat Tire 328 Removing The Spare Tire And Tools 329 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 330 Removing The Flat Tire And 331 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 332 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 333 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 334 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 335 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 336 Storing A Flat Or Spare Tire 337 Compact Spare Tire 338 Nterior Cleaning 339 Fabric/carpet 340 Nstrument Panel, Vinyl, And Other 341 Care Of Safety Belts 342 Cleaning Exterior Lamps/lenses 343 Windshield And Wiper Blades 344 Tires 345 Underbody Maintenance 346 Vehicle Dentification Number N 347 Service Parts Dentification Label 348 Fuses 349 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 350 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 351 Engine Compartment Fuse Block 352 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 353 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 354 Rear Compartment Fuse Block 355 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 356 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 357 Capacities And Specifications 358 Engine Specifications 359 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 360 Section 6 Maintenance Schedule 361 Ntroduction 362 Using The Maintenance Schedule 363 Scheduled Maintenance 364 Scheduled Maintenance 365 Additional Required Services 366 Maintenance Footnotes 367 Owner Checks And Services 368 At Least Once A Month 369 Automatic Transmission Shift Lock 370 Parking Brake And Automatic 371 Recommended Fluids And 372 Maintenance Replacement Parts 373 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 374 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 375 Maintenance Record 376 Maintenance Record Cont’d 377 Maintenance Record Cont’d 378 Section 7 Customer Assistance Nformation 379 Customer Satisfaction Procedure 380 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 381 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 382 Online Owner Center 383 Customer Assistance For Text 384 Gm Mobility Reimbursement 385 Who Is Covered 386 Calling For Assistance 387 Scheduling Service Appointments 388 Transportation Options 389 Collision Damage Repair 390 Nsuring Your Vehicle 391 Managing The Vehicle Damage Repair 392 Reporting Safety Defects To The 393 Reporting Safety Defects To 394 Owner Nformation 395 Event Data Recorders 396 Onstar 397 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 398 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 399 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 400 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 401 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 402 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 403 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 404 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 405 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 406 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 Manual 407 Chevrolet MALIBU 2008 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Seats and Restraint Systems
........................... 1-1
Front Seats
............................................... 1-2
Rear Seats
............................................... 1-9
Safety Belts
............................................. 1-11
Child Restraints
....................................... 1-31
Airbag System
......................................... 1-56
Restraint System Check
............................ 1-72
Features and Controls
..................................... 2-1
Keys
........................................................ 2-3
Doors and Locks
...................................... 2-10
Windows
................................................. 2-15
Theft-Deterrent Systems
............................ 2-18
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
........... 2-22
Mirrors
.................................................... 2-39
OnStar
®
System
...................................... 2-42
Universal Home Remote System
................ 2-45
Storage Areas
......................................... 2-52
Sunroof
.................................................. 2-53
Instrument Panel
............................................. 3-1
Instrument Panel Overview
.......................... 3-4
Climate Controls
...................................... 3-21
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
........ 3-30
Driver Information Center (DIC)
.................. 3-46
Audio System(s)
....................................... 3-59
Driving Your Vehicle
....................................... 4-1
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
....... 4-2
Towing
................................................... 4-26
Service and Appearance Care
.......................... 5-1
Service
..................................................... 5-3
Fuel
......................................................... 5-5
Checking Things Under the Hood
............... 5-12
Headlamp Aiming
..................................... 5-48
Bulb Replacement
.................................... 5-48
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
......... 5-51
Tires
...................................................... 5-52
Appearance Care
..................................... 5-89
Vehicle Identification
................................. 5-97
Electrical System
...................................... 5-98
Capacities and Specifications
................... 5-108
Maintenance Schedule
..................................... 6-1
Maintenance Schedule
................................ 6-2
Customer Assistance Information
.................... 7-1
Customer Assistance and Information
........... 7-2
Reporting Safety Defects
........................... 7-15
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
........... 7-18
Index
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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Manual M