check engine CHEVROLET BLAZER 1997 2.G Owners Manual
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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.
Seats and Seat Controls Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About
-- and the Answers
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
Restraint (SIR) System
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
Right Front Passenger Position
Center Front Passenger Position
Rear Seat Passengers
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children
and Small Adults (4-Door Models)
Center Rear Passenger Position
Safety Belt Extender
Checking Your Restraint Systems
Replacing Restraint System Parts
After a Crash
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The right front seat of your vehicle makes it easy to get
out of the rear seat.
0 Tilt the right front seatback completely forward and
the whole seat will slide forward.
Move the seatback to its original position after
into the rear seat area. Then move the
seat rearward until
If an easy entry right front seat isn’t locked, it
can move. In a sudden stop or crash, the person
sitting there could be injured. After you’ve used
it, be sure to push rearward on an easy entry seat
to be sure it
Tilt the seatback completely forward again to get out.
Your vehicle has a folding rear seat which lets you fold
the seatbacks down for more cargo space.
The rear seat release handles are in the upper center of
the rear of the seatbacks. Push back on the seatbacks as
you pull up on the handles.
To raise the seatbacks, just lift up the seatbacks and push
until they lock in the upright position.
Push and pull
on the seatbacks to check that the latches
have locked in
the upright position. If they haven’t, have
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This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts
also tells you some things you should not do
with safety belts.
explains the Supplemental Intlatable Restraint (SIR),
x air bag system.
Don’t let anyone ride where he or she can’t wear
a safety belt properly. If
you are in a crash and
you’re not wearing
a safety belt, your injuries
can be much worse.
You can hit things inside the
vehicle or be ejected from it.
You can be seriously
injured or killed. In the same crash, you might
not be if you are buckled
up. Always fasten your
safety belt, and check that
your passengers’ belts
are fastened properly too.
It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area,
inside or outside of
a vehicle. In a collision,
people riding in these areas are more likely to be
seriously injured or killed.
Do not allow people to
ride in any area of your vehicle that
equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure
everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using
safety belt properly.
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in rollover, rear, side or low-speed frontal crashes.
Everyone in your vehicle should wear a safety belt
-- whether or not there’s an air bag for
Air bags inflate with great force, faster than the
blink of an eye.
If you’re too close to an inflating
air bag, it could seriously injure you. Safety belts
help keep you in position before and during a
crash. Always wear your safety belt, even with an
bag, and sit as far back as you can while still
of your vehicle. There is
an air bag readiness
panel, which shows
The system checks the air bag electrical system for
malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical
problem. See “Air Bag Readiness Light” in the Index
for more information.
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If the vehicle’s safety belt will fasten around you, you
But if a safety belt isn’t long enough to fasten, your
dealer will order you an extender. It’s free. When
to order it, take the heaviest coat you will wear, so the
extender will be long enough for you. The extender will
be just for
you, and just for the seat in your vehicle that
you choose. Don’t let someone else use it. and use it
the seat it is made to fit. To wear it, just attach it
to the regular safety belt.
Checking Your Restraint Systems
Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder Iight
and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors and
anchorages are working properly.
Look for any other
loose or damaged safety belt system parts.
If you see
anything that might keep a safety belt system from
its job, have it repaired.
or frayed safety belts may not protect you in a
crash. They can rip apart under impact forces. If a belt
torn or frayed, get a new one right away.
Also look for any opened or broken air bag covers, and
have them repaired or replaced. (The air bag system
does not need regular maintenance.)
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If your vehicle has this option, you can lock and unlock
your doors and rear endgate from up
to 30 feet (9 m)
away using the remote keyless entry transmitter supplied
with your vehicle.
Your Keyless Entry System operates on
frequency subject to Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) Rules and with Industry and
This device complies with
Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
is subject to the following two conditions:
(1 ) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This device complies with
RSS-210 of Industry and
Science Canada. Operation is subject
to the following
(1) this device may not cause
(2) this device must accept any
interference received. including interference that may
cause undesired operation
of the device.
Changes or modifications to this system other than an
authorized service facility could void authorization
use this equipment. This
a range of about 3 feet (1 m) up to
30 feet (9 m). At times you may notice a decrease in
range. This is normal for any remote keyless entry
system. If the transmitter does not work or if you have
to stand closer to your vehicle for the transmitter to
work, try this:
Check to determine if battery replacement or
is necessary. See the instructions
Check the distance.
You may be too far from your
vehicle. You may
need to stand closer during rainy
or snowy weather.
Check the location. Other vehicles or objects may be
blocking the signal. Take
a few steps to the left or right,
If you're still having trouble. see your GM dealer or
a qualified technician for service.
Changes or modifications
to this system by other than an
authorized service facility could void authorization to
use this equipment.
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Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine To replace the battery in the Keyless Entry transmitter:
Insert a dime in the slot between the covers of the
transmitter housing near the key ring hole. Remove
the bottom by twisting the dime.
Remove and replace the battery with
a three volt
CR2032 or equivalent battery, positive (+)
the covers and snap them together.
Check the operation
of the transmitter.
Resynchronization may be necessary due to the security
method used by this system. The transmitter does
send the same signal twice to the receiver. The receiver
will not respond to a signal it has been sent previously.
This prevents anyone from recording
and playing back
the signal from the transmitter.
To resynchronize your transmitter, stand close to your
vehicle and simultaneously press and hold the
and UNLOCK buttons on the transmitter for at least
five seconds. The door locks should cycle to confirm
If the locks do not cycle,
see your dealer for service.
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The gear selector should be in NEUTRAL (N). Hold the
clutch pedal to the
floor and start the engine. Your
vehicle won’t start
if the clutch pedal is not all the way
-- that’s a safety feature.
1. Without pushing the accelerator pedal, turn your
ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let
go of the key. The idle speed will go down as your
engine gets warm.
Holding your key in START for longer than
15 seconds at a time will cause your battery to be
drained much sooner.
And the excessive heat can
damage your starter motor.
2. If it doesn’t start right away, hold your key in
START. If it doesn‘t start in 10 seconds, push the
all the way down for five more
until it starts.
3. If your engine still won’t start (or starts but then
15 seconds and start over.
When the engine starts,
let go of the key and the
Your engine is designed to work with the
your vehicle. If you add electrical
or accessories, you could change the way
the engine operates. Before adding electrical
equipment, check with your dealer.
If you don’t.
your engine might not perform properly.
If you ever have to have your vehicle towed, see
of this manual that tells how to do it
without damaging your vehicle. See “Towing
Your Vehicle” in the Index.
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will light up when you shift
into four-wheel drive. A
slight delay between shifting and the pattern’s lighting is
normal. If the pattern does not light up, or if the front
axle lights do not go out after you shift out of
four-wheel drive, have your dealer check your system.
Turn the INT LIGHTS switch located to the right of
your headlamp switch
to dim your transfer case
indicator light when your headlamps or parking lamps
are on. This will also cause your instrument panel lights
2HI: This setting is for driving in most street and
highway situations. Your front axle is
not engaged in
4HI: This setting engages your front axle to help
your vehicle. Use 4HI when you need extra
traction, such as on snowy
or icy roads, or in most
N SET PARK BRAKE: Shift to this neutral setting
only when your vehicle needs to be towed.
4LO: This setting also engages your front axle to give
you extra traction and provides extra gear reduction.
You may never need 4LO. It sends the maximum power
to all four wheels. You might choose 4LO if you were
driving off-road in sand, mud or deep snow and
climbing or descending steep hills.
You can shift from 2HI to 4HI or from 4HI to 2HI while
the vehicle is moving. Do not press the transfer case
shift lever button when shifting from 2HI
to 4HI or
from 4HI to 2HI.
To shift your transfer case into N SET PARK BRAKE:
1. Stop the vehicle and shift your transmission into
2. Set the parking brake. Your vehicle can roll unless
the brakes are applied.
3. Pull the transfer case shift lever into N SET
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The turn signal has two upward (for right) and two
downward (for left) positions.
These positions allow you
to signal a turn or a lane change.
To signal a turn, move the lever all the way up or down.
the turn is finished, the lever will return automatically.
An arrow on the instrument
panel will flash in the
of the turn
or lane change.
To signal a lane change. just raise or lower the lever
until the ;lrrocv starts to tlash. Hold it there until you
1mc change. The lever will return by
itself when you rclt.ast: it.
As you signal ;1 turn or LI lane change, if the arrows don’t
flash but just stay 011. ;I signal bulb may be burned out
and other drivers won‘t see your turn signal.
If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help avoid an
If the arrows don’t go on at all when you
signal a turn, check the fuse (see
“Fuses and Circuit
Breakers’’ in the Index) and for burned-out bulbs.
you have a trailer towing option with added wiring for
the trailer lamps, a different turn signal flasher is used.
With this flasher installed,
the signal indicator will flash
if a turn signal bulb is burned out. Check the front
and rear turn signal lamps regularly
to make sure they
Headlamp Highkow Beam Changer
To change the headlamps from low-beam to high or
to low, pull the multifunction lever all the way
you. Then release it.
When the high beams are
on,. this indicator light on
the instrument panel will