CHEVROLET ASTRO CARGO VAN 2002 2.G Owners Manual
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2002 Chevrolet Astro
Litho in U.S.A.Copyright General Motors Corporation 6/27/01
Part Number C2210 A First Edition All Rights Reserved
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GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem,
CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem and the
name ASTRO are registered trademarks of General
This manual includes the latest information at the time it
was printed. We reserve the right to make changes after
that time without further notice. For vehicles first sold in
Canada, substitute the name ªGeneral Motors of Canada
Limitedº for Chevrolet Motor Division whenever it
appears in this manual.
Please keep this manual in your vehicle, so it will
be there if you ever need it when you're on the road.
If you sell the vehicle, please leave this manual in it
so the new owner can use it.
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a
French Language Manual:
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These mean there is something that could hurt
In the caution area, we tell you what the hazard is.
Y ou will also find a circle
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
Also, in this book you will find these notices:
These mean there is something that could damage
In the notice area, we tell you about something that can
damage your vehicle. Many times, this damage would
not be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly.
But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoid
When you read other manuals, you might see
CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different
colors or in different words.
You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle.
They use the same words, CAUTION or NOTICE.
Your vehicle may be equipped with components and
labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols,
used on your vehicle, are shown along with the text
describing the operation or information relating to a
specific component, control, message, gage or indicator.
If you need help figuring out a specific name of a
component, gage or indicator reference the following
topics in the Index:
ªEngine Compartment Overviewº
Also see ªWarning Lights and Gagesº in the Index.
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These are some examples of vehicle symbols you may find on your vehicle:
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This manual covers these models:
Cargo VanPassenger Van
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Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
Here you'll find information about the seats in your vehicle and how to use your safety belts properly. You can also
learn about some things you should not do with air bags and safety belts.
-2 Seats and Seat Controls
-13 Safety Belts: They're for Everyone
-17 Here Are Questions Many People Ask
About Safety Belts
-- and the Answers
-18 How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
-18 Driver Position
-26 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
-27 Right Front Passenger Position
-27 Air Bag System
-34 Rear Seat Passengers1
-38 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for
Children and Small Adults
-40 Center Passenger Position (Bench Seat)
-48 Restraint Systems for Children
-62 Older Children
-65 Safety Belt Extender
-65 Checking Your Restraint Systems
-66 Replacing Restraint System Parts
After a Crash
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Seats and Seat Controls
This section tells you about the seats -- how to adjust
them, take them out and put them back in. It also tells
you about bucket and bench seats, power seats and
Manual Front Seats
You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to
adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is
moving. The sudden movement could startle and
confuse you, or make you push a pedal when you
don't want to. Adjust the driver's seat only when
the vehicle is not moving.
Two-Way Front Seat
The bucket seats can
be adjusted forward or
rearward using the lever
located under the front
of the seat.
Move the seat adjustment lever located under the front
of the seat toward the outboard side of the seat to unlock
it. Slide the seat to where you want it. Then release the
lever and try to move the seat with your body, to make
sure that the seat is locked into place.
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1-3 Manual Lumbar Support (If Equipped)
If your vehicle has this feature, there will be a knob
located on the inboard side of the driver's and
passenger's bucket seats.
Turn the knob toward the front of the vehicle to increase
lumbar support. Turn the knob toward the rear of the
vehicle to decrease lumbar support.
Power Seat (If Equipped)
If your vehicle has this feature, there will be a control
pad located on the inboard side of the driver's seat.
To raise or lower the front of the seat cushion, raise or
lower the lever located toward the front of the vehicle.
To raise or lower the rear of the seat cushion, raise or
lower the lever located toward the rear of the vehicle.
To move the entire seat backwards, forward, or up or
down, move the center knob.