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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Hill Start Assist (HSA)

This vehicle has an HSA feature, which may be useful when the vehicle is stopped on a grade sufficient enough to activate HSA.

This feature is designed to prevent the vehicle from rolling, either forward or rearward, during vehicle drive off. After the driver completely stops and holds the vehicle in a complete standstill on a grade, HSA will be automatically activated.

During the transition period between when the driver releases the brake pedal and starts to accelerate to drive off on a grade, HSA holds the braking pressure for a maximum of two seconds to ensure that there is no rolling. The brakes will automatically release when the accelerator pedal is applied within the two-second window. It will not activate if the vehicle is in a drive gear and facing downhill, or if the vehicle is facing uphill and in R (Reverse).

Brake Assist
The Brake Assist feature is designed to assist the driver in stopping or decreasing vehicle speed in emergency driving conditions. This feature uses the stability system hydraulic brake control mo ...

Ride Control Systems
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control System Operation The vehicle has a Traction Control System (TCS) and StabiliTrak®, an electronic stability control system. These systems help limit w ...

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Automatic Headlamp System
When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamp control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. See Exterior Lamp Controls on page 6-1. The vehicle has a light sensor on top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is not covered, or the headlamps will be on w ...

Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
Warning If a LATCH-type child restraint is not attached to anchors or with the safety belt, the child restraint will not be able to protect the child correctly. In a crash, the child could be seriously injured or killed. Install a LATCH-type child restraint properly using the anchors, or use ...

Driver Information Center (DIC)
The DIC has different displays, which can be accessed by using the DIC buttons on the right side of the instrument cluster. The DIC displays trip, fuel, and warning messages if a system problem is detected. DIC Buttons MENU: Press to display the DIC menus. or : Use to scroll through th ...

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