2000 Chevrolet Tahoe Suburban Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe Suburban Owners Manual and Maintenance Guide

  • 2000 Tahoe/Suburban GMT800 Owner\’s Manual
    • 24-hour Roadside Assistance
    • Copyright General Motors Corporation 1999
    • Table of Contents:
      • 1: Seats and Restraints
      • 2: Features and Controls
      • 3: Comfort Controls and Audio
      • 4: Your Driving and the Road
      • 5: Problems on the Road
      • 6: Service and Appearance Care
      • 7: Maintenance Schedule
      • 8: Customer Assistance
    • How to Use this Manual
    • For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
    • Safety Warnings and Symbols
    • Vehicle Damage Warnings
    • Vehicle Symbols
    • Model Reference
    • Service Station Guide
  • Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
    • Seats and Seat Controls
      • Manual Front Seat
        • Manual Cushion Tilt (If Equipped)
      • Manual Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
      • Power Seat(s) (If Equipped)
      • Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped) Memory Seat (If Equipped)
      • Heated Front Seats (If Equipped) Reclining Seatbacks
      • Head Restraints
      • Rear Seats
        • Entry to the Third Seat Folding the Third Seat
        • Fold and Tilt Feature (Suburban/Yukon XL Third Seat)
        • Removing the Third Row Seats
        • Replacing the Rear Seat (Third Row Seats)
    • Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
      • Why Safety Belts Work
    • Here Are Questions Many People Ask
    • About Safety Belts
    • and the Answers
    • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
      • Adults
    • Driver Position
      • Lap-Shoulder Belt
    • Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
    • Right Front Passenger Position
    • Air Bag Systems
      • How the Air Bag Systems Work
        • Where are the air bags?
        • When should an air bag inflate?
        • What makes an air bag inflate?
        • How does an air bag restrain? What will you see after an air bag inflates?
      • Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle Adding Equipment to Your Air
      • Bag-Equipped Vehicle
    • Center Passenger Position
      • Lap Belt
    • Rear Seat Passengers
      • Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
        • Lap-Shoulder Belt
    • Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
    • Children
      • Smaller Children and Babies
    • Child Restraints
      • Where to Put the Restraint
      • Top Strap
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
      • Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
    • Larger Children
    • Safety Belt Extender
    • Checking Your Restraint Systems
    • Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
  • Section 2 Features and Controls
    • Keys
    • Door Locks
      • Power Door Locks (If Equipped)
      • Programmable Automatic Door Locks
      • Lockout Prevention
      • Child Security Locks (If Equipped)
    • Keyless Entry System (If Equipped)
      • Operation
        • Remote Panic Alarm
      • Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
      • Battery Replacement
        • Resynchronization
    • Liftgate Caution
      • Liftgate Glass and Liftgate
      • Panel Doors
    • Theft
      • Key in the Ignition
      • Parking at Night
      • Parking Lots
    • Content Theft-Deterrent (If Equipped)
      • Testing the Alarm
    • Passlock
    • New Vehicle Break-In Ignition Positions
      • Retained Accessory Power (If Equipped)
    • Starting Your Engine
    • Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
      • To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
    • Automatic Transmission Operation
      • Tow/Haul Mode Selector Switch
    • Four-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
      • Front Axle Locking Feature
      • Automatic Transfer Case (If Equipped)
        • Shifting to 4HI or AUTO 4WD
        • Shifting to 2HI
        • Shifting to 4LO
        • Shifting Out of 4LO
        • Shifting to NEUTRAL Shifting Out of NEUTRAL
    • Parking Brake
    • Shifting Into PARK (P)
      • Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
      • Torque Lock
    • Shifting Out of PARK (P)
    • Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust
    • Running Your Engine While You re Parked
      • Level Control (If Equipped)
        • Self-Adjusting
        • Automatic Level Control
      • Autoride (If Equipped)
    • Locking Rear Axle
    • Windows
      • Manual Windows
      • Power Windows (If Equipped)
    • Horn
    • Tilt Wheel (If Equipped)
    • Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
      • Turn Signal and Lane Change Signals
        • Turn Signal On Chime
      • Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer
      • Flash-To-Pass Feature
      • Windshield Wipers
      • Windshield Washer
        • Rear Window Washer/Wiper
      • Cruise Control
        • Setting Cruise Control
        • Resuming a Set Speed
        • Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
        • Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
        • Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
        • Using Cruise Control on Hills
        • Ending Cruise Control
        • Erasing Speed Memory
    • Exterior Lamps
      • Automatic Headlamp System
      • Lamps On Reminder
      • Daytime Running Lamps
      • Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
      • Auxiliary Roof Mounted Lamp Switch (If Equipped)
    • Interior Lamps
      • Instrument Panel Intensity Control
      • Exit Lighting
      • Illuminated Entry
      • Front Reading Lamps (If Equipped) Dome Lamps
      • Battery Run-Down Protection
    • Mirrors
      • Inside Day/Night Rearview Mirror
      • Electrochromic Inside Rearview Mirror with Compass (If Equipped)
        • Mirror Operation
        • Compass Operation
        • Compass Calibration
        • Compass Variance
      • Electrochromic Inside Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display (If Equipped)
        • Temperature Display
        • Electrochromic Mirror Operation
        • Compass Operation
        • Compass Calibration
        • Compass Variance
      • Outside Manual Adjust Mirrors
      • Camper- Type Outside Mirrors (If Equipped)
      • Electric Outside Rearview Mirrors (If Equipped)
      • Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors (If Equipped)
      • Convex Outside Mirror
    • Storage Compartments
      • Glove Box
      • Cupholders
      • Center Console Storage Area (If Equipped)
      • Armrest Storage Compartment (If Equipped)
      • Rear Storage Compartment
      • Cargo Security Shade
      • Cargo Tie Downs
      • Convenience Net (If Equipped)
      • Luggage Carrier (If Equipped)
    • Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
      • Front Ashtray
      • Accessory Power Outlets
    • Sun Visors
      • Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
    • Sunroof (If Equipped)
    • HomeLink
    • Transmitter (If Equipped)
      • Programming the Transmitter
      • Operating the Transmitter Training a Garage Opener with a Rolling
      • Code Feature (If Equipped)
      • Erasing Channels
      • Accessories
    • OnStar System (If Equipped)
    • The Instrument Panel
    • Your Information System
    • Instrument Panel Cluster
      • Speedometer and Odometer
        • Trip Odometer
        • Engine Hour Meter Display
      • Tachometer
    • Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
      • Safety Belt Reminder Light
      • Air Bag Readiness Light
      • Voltmeter
      • Brake System Warning Light
      • Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
      • Engine Coolant Temperature Gage Transmission Temperature Gage (If Equipped)
      • Low Traction Light Traction Off Light
      • Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
        • If the Light Is Flashing
        • If the Light Is On Steady
        • Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
      • Oil Pressure Gage
      • Cruise Light (If Equipped)
      • Tow/Haul Light
      • Fuel Gage
    • Message Center
      • BATTERY TRANS FLUID HOT
      • TRANS HOT…IDLE ENGINE
      • LOW COOLANT
      • CHECK COOLANT TEMP
      • ENGINE OVERHEATED
      • REDUCED ENGINE POWER
      • CHECK ENG OIL PRESSURE
      • CHECK ENG OIL LEVEL
      • CHANGE ENGINE OIL
      • SECURITY
      • SERVICE 4WD (If Equipped)
      • LOW WASHER FLUID
      • SERVICE RIDE CONTROL
      • CARGO DOOR AJAR
      • LOW FUEL
  • Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
    • Comfort Controls
      • Standard Comfort Controls
        • Fan Knob
        • Temperature Knob
        • Mode Knob
      • Heater and Air Conditioning Comfort Controls (If Equipped)
        • Fan Knob
        • Temperature Knob
        • Mode Knob
      • Electronic Climate Control System (If Equipped)
        • Fan Control
        • Temperature Knob
        • Mode Knob
        • Automatic Operation
        • Mode Knob
        • Manual Operation
      • Rear Air Conditioning and Heating Systems (If Equipped)
        • Rear Air Conditioning (Without Rear Heater) (If Equipped)
        • Rear Air Conditioning and Rear Heater (If Equipped)
      • Rear Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with Electronic Climate Control System (If Equipped)
      • Air Conditioning
        • Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped)
      • Heating Defogging and Defrosting
      • Rear Window Defogger (If Equipped)
      • Ventilation System
        • Ventilation Tips
    • Audio Systems
      • Setting the Clock for Systems with SET Button
      • Setting the Clock for Systems with HR and MN Buttons
      • AM-FM Stereo
        • Playing the Radio
        • Finding a Station
        • Setting the Tone
        • Adjusting the Speakers
      • AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (If Equipped)
        • Playing the Radio
        • Finding a Station
        • Setting the Tone
        • Adjusting the Speakers
        • Playing a Cassette Tape
        • CD Adapter Kits
      • AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
        • Playing the Radio
        • Finding a Station
        • Setting the Tone
        • Adjusting the Speakers
        • Playing a Cassette Tape
        • CD Adapter Kits
      • AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped)
        • Playing the Radio
        • Finding a Station
        • Setting the Tone
        • Adjusting the Speakers
        • Playing a Compact Disc
      • Rear Seat Audio (If Equipped)
      • Remote Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
      • Theft-Deterrent Feature (If Equipped)
        • Activating the Theft-Deterrent Feature
        • Unlocking the Theft- Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
        • Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
      • Understanding Radio Reception
        • AM
        • FM Stereo
      • Tips About Your Audio System
      • Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
      • Care of Your Compact Discs
      • Care of Your Compact Disc Player
      • Fixed Mast Antenna
  • Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
    • Defensive Driving
    • Drunken Driving
    • Control of a Vehicle Braking
      • Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
        • Using Anti- Lock
      • Braking in Emergencies
    • Traction Assist System (Option)
    • Steering
      • Power Steering
      • Steering Tips
        • Driving on Curves
      • Steering in Emergencies
    • Off-Road Recovery
    • Passing
    • Loss of Control
      • Skidding
    • Off-Road Driving with Your Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicle
      • Before You Go Off-Roading
      • Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
      • Environmental Concerns Traveling to Remote Areas
      • Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
      • Scanning the Terrain
      • Driving on Off-Road Hills
      • Approaching a Hill
      • Driving Uphill
      • Driving Downhill
      • Driving Across an Incline
      • Stalling on an Incline
      • Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
      • Driving in Water
      • After Off-Road Driving
    • Driving at Night
    • Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
      • Hydroplaning
      • Driving Through Deep Standing Water
      • Driving Through Flowing Water
      • Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
    • City Driving
    • Freeway Driving
    • Before Leaving on a Long Trip
    • Highway Hypnosis Hill and Mountain Roads
    • Winter Driving
      • Driving on Snow or Ice
      • If You re Caught in a Blizzard
    • Recreational Vehicle Towing
      • Two-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
      • Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
    • Loading Your Vehicle
      • Front Axle Reserve Capacity
      • Total Vehicle Reserve Capacity
      • Trailer Recommendations
    • Towing a Trailer
      • If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
        • Tow/Haul Mode
      • Weight of the Trailer
      • Weight of the Trailer Tongue
      • Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
      • Hitches Safety Chains
      • Trailer Brakes Driving with a Trailer
      • Following Distance
      • Passing
      • Backing Up
      • Making Turns
      • Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
      • Driving On Grades
      • Parking on Hills
      • When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
      • Maintenance When Trailer Towing
      • Trailer Wiring Harness
        • Basic Trailer Wiring Package
        • Heavy- Duty Trailer Wiring Package (If Equipped)
        • Instrument Panel Jumper Wiring Harness
      • Power Winches Step-Bumper Pad
  • Section 5 Problems on the Road
    • Hazard Warning Flashers
    • Other Warning Devices
    • Jump Starting
    • Towing Your Vehicle
    • Engine Overheating
      • Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode (V8 Engines Only)
      • If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
      • If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
    • Cooling System
      • How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
    • Engine Fan Noise 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
    • If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
      • Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out Using the Recovery Hooks
  • Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
    • Service
      • Doing Your Own Service Work
      • Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
    • Fuel
    • Fuels in Foreign Countries Filling Your Tank
    • Filling a Portable Fuel Container
    • Checking Things Under the Hood
      • Hood Release
        • VORTEC 4800, 5300 and 6000 V8 Engine
    • Engine Oil
      • Checking Engine Oil
      • When to Add Engine Oil
      • What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
      • Engine Oil Additives
      • When to Change Engine Oil
        • How to Reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL Message
      • What to Do with Used Oil
    • Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
    • Passenger Compartment Air Filter (If Equipped)
    • Automatic Transmission Fluid
      • When to Check and Change
      • How to Check
        • Checking Transmission Fluid Cold
        • Checking the Fluid Level
      • How to Add Fluid
    • Rear Axle
      • When to Check Lubricant
      • How to Check Lubricant
      • What to Use
    • Four-Wheel Drive
      • Transfer Case
        • When to Check Lubricant
        • How to Check Lubricant
        • What to Use
      • Front Axle
        • When to Check Lubricant
        • How to Check Lubricant What to Use
    • Engine Coolant
      • What to Use
      • Checking Coolant
        • Adding Coolant
    • Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
    • Power Steering Fluid
      • When to Check Power Steering Fluid
      • How to Check Power Steering Fluid
      • What to Use
    • Windshield Washer Fluid
      • What to Use
      • Adding Washer Fluid
    • Brakes
      • Brake Fluid
        • Checking Brake Fluid What to Add
      • Brake Wear
      • Brake Pedal Travel
      • Brake Adjustment
      • Replacing Brake System Parts
    • Battery
      • Vehicle Storage
    • Bulb Replacement
      • Halogen Bulbs
      • Headlamps
      • Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
      • Taillamps
      • Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
    • Tires
      • Inflation — Tire Pressure
        • When to Check
        • How to Check
      • Tire Inspection and Rotation
        • When It s Time for New Tires
      • Buying New Tires
      • Uniform Tire Quality Grading
        • Treadwear
        • Traction AA, A, B, C
        • Temperature A, B, C
      • Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
      • Wheel Replacement
        • Used Replacement Wheels
      • Tire Chains
    • Appearance Care
    • Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
      • Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
      • Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
      • Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Cleaning Vinyl
      • Cleaning Leather
      • Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
      • Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
    • Care of Safety Belts
    • Cleaning Glass Surfaces
    • Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
    • Weatherstrips
    • Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
      • Washing Your Vehicle
      • Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
      • Finish Care
      • Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts
    • Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome- Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
    • Cleaning Tires
    • Sheet Metal Damage
    • Finish Damage
    • Underbody Maintenance Chemical Paint Spotting
    • GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
    • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
      • Engine Identification
    • Service Parts Identification Label
    • Electrical System
      • Add-On Electrical Equipment
      • Windshield Wipers
      • Power Windows and Other Power Options
      • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
        • Instrument Panel Fuse Block
        • Center Instrument Panel Utility Block
        • Underhood Electrical Center
    • Replacement Bulbs*
    • Capacities and Specifications
      • Wheels and Tires
      • Cooling System Capacity (Approximate)
      • Crankcase Capacity (Approximate)
      • Fuel Tank Capacity (Approximate)
    • Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
  • Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
    • Introduction
      • Your Vehicle and the Environment
      • Maintenance Requirements
      • How This Section is Organized
    • Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
      • Using Your Maintenance Schedule
    • Scheduled Maintenance
      • Footnotes
      • Engine Oil and Chassis Lubrication Scheduled Maintenance
    • Part B: Owner Checks and Services
      • At Each Fuel Fill
        • Engine Oil Level Check
        • Engine Coolant Level Check
        • Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
      • At Least Once a Month
        • Tire Inflation Check
        • Cassette Deck Service
      • At Least Twice a Year
        • Restraint System Check
        • Wiper Blade Check
        • Spare Tire Check
        • Engine Air Cleaner Filter Restriction Indicator Check
        • Weatherstrip Lubrication
        • Automatic Transmission Check
      • At Least Once a Year
        • Key Lock Cylinders Service
        • Body Lubrication Service
        • Starter Switch Check Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
        • Ignition Transmission Lock Check
        • Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
        • Underbody Flushing Service
    • Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
      • Steering and Suspension Inspection
      • Exhaust System Inspection
      • Engine Cooling System Inspection
      • Throttle System Inspection
      • Transfer Case (Four- Wheel Drive) Inspection
      • Brake System Inspection
    • Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
    • Part E: Maintenance Record
  • Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
    • Customer Satisfaction Procedure
    • Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
    • Customer Assistance Offices
      • United States
      • Canada
      • All Overseas Locations
      • Caribbean Numbers
    • GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
    • Chevrolet Roadside Assistance Program
      • Canadian Roadside Assistance
    • Courtesy Transportation
      • Plan Ahead When Possible
      • Transportation Options
        • Shuttle Service
        • Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
        • Courtesy Rental Vehicle
      • Additional Program Information
    • Warranty Information
    • REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
    • REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
    • REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
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