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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Off-Road Recovery

Chevrolet Spark. Off-Road Recovery


The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

  1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.
  2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.
  3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.
Steering
Electric Power Steering The vehicle has electric power steering. It does not have power steering fluid. Regular maintenance is not required. If power steering assist is lost due to a system malfun ...

Loss of Control
Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: Braking Skid - wheels are not rolling. Steering or Cornering Skid - too much speed or steer ...

Other materials:

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 wheel slip and assist the driver in maintaining control, especially on slippery road conditions. T ...

Engine Compartment Overview
Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See Washer Fluid on page 10-19. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See Cooling System on page 10-13. Engine Oil Dipstick. See Engine Oil on page 10-8. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil on page 10-8. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View). See Co ...

Engine Heater
The engine heater can provide easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up in cold weather conditions at or below -18°C (0°F). Vehicles with an engine heater should be plugged in at least four hours before starting. Turn off the engine. Open the hood and unwrap the ...

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