2008 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide
Seats and Restraint Systems

  • Front Seats
    • Manual Seats
    • Power Seats
    • Manual Lumbar
    • Heated Seats
    • Reclining Seatbacks
    • Head Restraints
    • Power Lift Seat
  • Rear Seats
    • Split Folding Rear Seat
  • Safety Belts
    • Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
    • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
    • Lap-Shoulder Belt
    • Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
    • 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 Right Front Seat Position
  • 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?
    • 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
    • Door Ajar Reminder
    • Delayed Locking
    • Programmable Automatic Door Locks
    • Rear Door Security Locks
    • Lockout Protection
    • Trunk
  • Windows
    • Power Windows
    • 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
    • Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
    • Engine Coolant Heater
    • Automatic Transmission Operation (Four Speed Transmission)
    • Automatic Transmission Operation (Six Speed Transmission)
    • 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 with OnStar and Compass
    • Outside Power Mirrors
    • Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
  • OnStar System
  • Universal Home Remote System
    • Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
  • Storage Areas
    • Glove Box
    • Cupholders
    • Instrument Panel Storage
    • Front Storage Area
    • Center Console Storage
    • Driver Storage Compartment
    • Convenience Net
  • Sunroof

Instrument Panel

  • Instrument Panel Overview
    • Hazard Warning Flashers
    • Other Warning Devices
    • Horn
    • Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
    • Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
    • Turn and Lane-Change Signals
    • Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
    • Flash-to-Pass
    • Windshield Wipers
    • Windshield Washer
    • Cruise Control
    • Headlamps
    • Headlamps on Reminder
    • Headlamps Off in Park
    • Delayed Headlamps
    • Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
    • Automatic Headlamp System
    • Fog Lamps
    • Instrument Panel Brightness
    • Dome Lamp
    • Entry/Exit Lighting
    • Parade Dimming
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Overhead Console Reading Lamps
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    • Trunk Lamp
    • Battery Run-Down Protection
    • Accessory Power Outlet(s)
    • Power Outlet 115 Volt Alternating Current
  • Climate Controls
    • Climate Control System
    • Automatic Climate Control System
    • Outlet Adjustment
  • Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
    • Instrument Panel Cluster
    • Speedometer and Odometer
    • Trip Odometer
    • Tachometer
    • Safety Belt Reminders
    • Airbag Readiness Light
    • Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
    • Charging System Light
    • Brake System Warning Light
    • Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator/Warning Light
    • Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
    • Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
    • Tire Pressure Light
    • Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • Oil Pressure Light
    • Security Light
    • Cruise Control Light
    • Highbeam On Light
    • Fuel Gage
  • Driver Information Center (DIC)
    • DIC Operation and Displays
    • DIC Warnings and Messages
    • DIC Vehicle Personalization
  • Audio System(s)
    • Setting the Clock
    • Radio(s)
    • Using an MP3
    • XM Radio Messages
    • Theft-Deterrent Feature
    • Audio Steering Wheel Controls
    • Radio Reception
    • Backglass 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
    • Traction Control System (TCS)
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • Panic Brake Assist
    • Steering
    • Off-Road Recovery
    • Passing
    • Loss of Control
    • 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
    • Loading the Vehicle
  • 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
    • 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
    • Engine Coolant
    • Pressure Cap
    • Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
    • Engine Overheating
    • Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
    • Cooling System
    • Power Steering Fluid
    • Windshield Washer Fluid
    • Brakes
    • Battery
    • Jump Starting
  • Headlamp Aiming
  • Bulb Replacement
    • Halogen Bulbs
    • Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
    • License Plate Lamp
    • Replacement Bulbs
  • Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
  • Tires
    • Winter Tires
    • Tire Sidewall Labeling
    • Tire Terminology and Definitions
    • Inflation – Tire Pressure
    • High-Speed 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
    • Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
    • Compact Spare Tire
  • Appearance Care
    • Interior Cleaning
    • Fabric/Carpet
    • 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 Wheels
    • Tires
    • Sheet Metal Damage
    • Finish Damage
    • Underbody Maintenance
    • Chemical Paint Spotting
    • Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
  • 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
    • Instrument Panel Fuse Block
    • Engine Compartment Fuse Block
    • Rear Compartment Fuse Block
  • Capacities and Specifications

Maintenance Schedule

  • Maintenance Schedule
    • Introduction
    • Maintenance Requirements
    • Your Vehicle and the Environment
    • Using the Maintenance Schedule
    • Scheduled Maintenance
    • Additional Required Services
    • Maintenance Footnotes
    • Owner Checks and Services
    • At Each Fuel Fill
    • At Least Once a Month
    • At Least Once a Year
    • 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
    • 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)

Index

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