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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Engine Exhaust


Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO) which cannot be seen or smelled. Exposure to CO can cause unconsciousness and even death.

Exhaust may enter the vehicle if:

If unusual fumes are detected or if it is suspected that exhaust is coming into the vehicle:

Never park the vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed area such as a garage or a building that has no fresh air ventilation.

Running the Vehicle While Parked

It is better not to park with the engine running.

If the vehicle is left with the engine running, follow the proper steps to be sure the vehicle will not move.

See Shifting Into Park on page 9-18 and Engine Exhaust on page 9-20.

If the vehicle has a manual transmission, see Parking on page 9-20.

If the vehicle has a manual transmission, before getting out of the vehicle, move the shift lever into R (Reverse) if parking on a downhill slope. On a level surface or an uphill slope, use 1 (Fir ...

Automatic Transmission
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) The CVT is electronically controlled to produce maximum power and smooth operation. A display in the instrument cluster indicates the selected range. P ...

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Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
Airbags affect how the vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the airbag system in several places around the vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering I ...

Vehicle Data
Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given in metric and English conversions. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 11-12 for more information. Engine Drive Belt Routing ...

Automatic Door Locks
If equipped, the vehicle is programmed so that when the doors are closed, the ignition is on, and the shift lever is moved out of P (Park) for automatic transmissions, or the vehicle speed is above 13 km/h (8 mph) for manual transmissions, the doors and the liftgate will lock. To unlock the d ...

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